Number of women with osteoporosis double that of men in Taiwan

Number of women with osteoporosis double that of men in Taiwan

A survey by Taiwan’s National Health Administration from 2013 to 2015 shows that among the general population of people 50 years old and older in Taiwan, 12.3% have osteoporosis, and among them, 8.6% are men and 15.5% are women.

The results were obtained by bone density measurements using DXA, Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry.

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