What is the global prevalence of osteoporosis?

Updated: Sep 26, 2019
  • Author: Monique Bethel, MD; 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. [59] An estimated 75 million people in Europe, the United States, and Japan have osteoporosis. [60]


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