What is the global prevalence of osteoporosis?

Updated: Jan 20, 2021
  • Author: Rachel Elizabeth Whitaker Elam, MD, MSc; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Globally, osteoporosis is by far the most common metabolic bone disease, estimated to affect over 200 million people worldwide. [69] An estimated 75 million people in Europe, the United States, and Japan have osteoporosis. [70]


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