ba0005p363 | Osteoporosis: pathophysiology and epidemiology | ECTS2016
Darling Andrea L
, Hart Kathryn H
, Lanham-New Susan A
It is unclear as to whether western dwelling South Asian (SA) postmenopausal women have a different fracture risk to that of the native Caucasian (C) population. Moreover, the WHO Fracture Risk Assessment Tool (FRAX) has not been used previously to compare predicted risk of fractures in western dwelling South Asian women with same-age Caucasian women. This analysis used data from n=35 SA [mean (S.D.) age=59 (6) years] and n=136 C [mean (...