U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration

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Women Aged 65 and Older with Diagnosed Osteoporosis,* by Race/Ethnicity,** 2005-2008

Percent of women:

  • Total: 27.3
  • Non-Hispanic White: 29.2
  • Non-Hispanic Black: 11.1
  • Mexican American: 27.9
  • Other Hispanic: 28.4

*Reported a health professional had ever told them they have osteoporosis.

**The sample of Asian/Pacific Islanders, American Indian/Alaska Natives, other Hispanics, persons of more than one race, and persons of other races was too small to produce reliable results.

Source II.2: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

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