Women Aged 18 and Older with Osteoporosis, by Race/Ethnicity,* 2003-2004

Percent of Women:

  • Total: 10.1%
  • Non-Hispanic White: 12.6%
  • Non-Hispanic Black: 3.2%
  • Hispanic: 3.5%

*The sample of Asian/Pacific Islanders, Native American/Alaska Natives, persons of more than one race, and persons of other races not specified was too small to produce reliable results.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2003-2004. Analysis conducted by the Maternal and Child Health Information Resource Center.

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