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Table 6 Age- and gender-specific distribution of osteoporosis and osteopenia

From: The impact of preventive measures on the burden of femoral fractures – a modelling approach to estimating the impact of fall prevention exercises and oral bisphosphonate treatment for the years 2014 and 2025

  Normal BMD Osteopenia Osteoporosis
  Men Women Men Women Men Women
Age [%] [%] [%] [%] [%] [%]
65–69 20.1 22.3 65.8 60.5 14.1 17.2
70–74 22.3 15.5 64.4 62.2 13.3 22.3
75–79 20.9 12.2 59.9 57.8 19.2 30.0
80–84 19.2 11.3 58.3 54.4 22.5 34.3
85+ 12.1 6.5 51.5 48.4 36.4 45.2
  1. Data from Rotterdam study, details by personal communication [20]