Status: Baseline only
Reduce the proportion of adults with osteoporosis
Baseline: 7.3 percent of adults aged 50 years and over had osteoporosis in 2013-14 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 5.5 percent
Osteoporosis can cause fractures that may lead to high costs, serious disability, and death. Although there’s no cure for osteoporosis, it can be treated. Using bone mineral density data to understand how many people have or will have osteoporosis can help inform better treatment options.
Workgroup: Osteoporosis Workgroup