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(1) Background: Studies examining osteoporosis trends among US adults by different socioeconomic status (SES) are limited. The prevalence of self-reported osteoporosis in the US is rarely reported. (2) Methods: Data from the National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey (NHANES) between 2007–2008 and 2013–2014 cycles were analyzed. Age-adjusted prevalence of self-reported and that of measured osteoporosis were calculated overall and by sex, race/ethnicity, education attainment, and SES. (3) Results: The prevalence of self-reported osteoporosis was higher than that of measured osteoporosis in all three survey cycles for women, and in 2007–2008 and 2009–2010 for men. Participants with high school/GED or higher educational attainment had an increased prevalence of measured osteoporosis during the study period. ... See full text for complete abstract.
Self-reported; Trend; Health disparities; Osteroporosis; NHANES
Clinical Epidemiology | Design of Experiments and Sample Surveys
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Trends and Disparities in Self-Reported and Measured Osteoporosis among US Adults, 2007-2014..
Journal of Clinical Medicine, 8(12),