Table 36Summary of included studies

Author, year (cohort)Study designComparisonCountrySexMin. agePopulation (N)Fractures (n)Selected threshold
Johansson 200433Prospective cohort (placebo arm of a RCT)Clinical risk factors ± BMDUKF752,11328235%
Leslie 201144Retrospective cohortFRAX ± BMDCanadaF + M5039,630
F: 36,730

From: 4, Risk assessment tools (FRAX, QFracture, BMD)

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