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Table 7 Hip fracture lifetime risk from modeling and epidemiological studies

From: Expected lifetime numbers and costs of fractures in postmenopausal women with and without osteoporosis in Germany: a discrete event simulation model

Country Study type Hip
Germany* Model – present study 19.8%
Belgium** [75] Model 29.0%
Australia* [76] Model 17.0%
Switzerland [20] Model 20.9%
USA*** [77] Model 24.0%
Sweden* [33] Epidemiological 22.9%
USA* [78] Epidemiological 17.5%
  1. *First ever lifetime risk of a 50 year old woman, **absolute fracture lifetime risk of 50 year old woman, ***First ever lifetime risk of a 65 year old woman.