Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research1 ethnicity and race? Do the consequences of osteoporotic hip fracture differ by ethnicity and race? Do risk factors for osteoporosis differ by ethnicity and race? Are there disparities in screening, diagnosis, and treatment for osteoporosis among different ethnic and racial groups?
Using Medicare fracture claims data, the proportion of African American women who, despite their fracture, are diagnosed with osteoporosis is less than 40%, even at age 80 years or older