Percentage of Adults Diagnosed with Osteoporosis

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 340 5.1 0.3 4.5 5.7
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 29 1.3 0.3 0.7 1.8
Female 311 8.8 0.5 7.8 9.8
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 1 0.4 0.4 0.0 1.3
25-34 years 2 0.4 0.3 0.0 1.0
35-44 years 10 1.0 0.3 0.4 1.6
45-54 years 26 2.7 0.5 1.6 3.7
55-64 years 71 9.1 1.1 6.9 11.3
65+ years 230 17.8 1.2 15.5 20.1
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 6 1.4 0.6 0.2 2.6
Non-Hispanic 334 5.4 0.3 4.7 6.0
RACE . . . . .
White Only 322 5.5 0.3 4.8 6.1
Black Only 5 3.4 1.6 0.3 6.5
Other Race Only 6 1.0 0.5 0.1 1.9
More than One Race 7 7.1 2.8 1.7 12.5
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 37 7.2 1.4 4.5 9.9
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 107 5.3 0.5 4.2 6.3
Some College 103 5.3 0.6 4.2 6.5
College Graduate 92 4.3 0.5 3.3 5.2
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 46 11.0 1.9 7.3 14.8
$15,000 - $24,999 91 8.6 1.0 6.7 10.6
$25,000 - $34,999 52 6.1 0.9 4.3 7.9
$35,000 - $49,999 43 4.1 0.7 2.8 5.4
$50,000+ 54 2.6 0.4 1.8 3.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 92 2.3 0.3 1.8 2.8
Out of Work 6 4.4 2.3 0.0 8.9
Homemaker / Student 21 2.9 0.7 1.6 4.1
Retired 196 16.7 1.2 14.4 19.0
Unable to Work 25 10.8 2.4 6.1 15.5
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 200 12.2 0.9 10.4 13.9
1-19 Hours 21 6.0 1.4 3.2 8.9
20-39 Hours 34 4.1 0.8 2.6 5.6
40 + Hours 49 1.6 0.3 1.1 2.1
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 154 4.3 0.4 3.6 5.0
Divorced / Separated 50 6.1 1.0 4.2 8.0
Widowed 123 21.8 1.9 18.2 25.5
Never Married 13 1.0 0.3 0.4 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 156 12.0 1.0 10.0 14.1
Living without a Disability 183 3.5 0.3 2.9 4.0
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 19 6.3 1.5 3.3 9.3
Rural 32 3.6 0.8 2.1 5.1
Densely-settled Rural 67 6.2 0.8 4.6 7.9
Semi-urban 71 5.7 0.7 4.2 7.1
Urban 151 4.9 0.4 4.0 5.7
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 101 12.1 1.3 9.6 14.6
Excellent to Good 237 4.1 0.3 3.5 4.7
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 13 2.4 0.8 0.9 4.0
Insured 325 5.5 0.3 4.9 6.2
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 47 9.9 1.5 6.9 13.0
No Diabetes 293 4.8 0.3 4.2 5.4
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 165 10.1 0.8 8.4 11.7
No Hypertension 175 3.5 0.3 2.9 4.1
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 35 9.2 1.6 5.9 12.4
No Current Asthma 304 4.8 0.3 4.2 5.4
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Has arthritis 234 12.9 0.9 11.2 14.7
No arthritis 100 2.1 0.2 1.7 2.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 36 6.1 1.2 3.8 8.4
<14 days mental health not good 295 4.9 0.3 4.3 5.6
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 31 2.8 0.6 1.6 4.0
Non-Smoker 308 5.6 0.3 4.9 6.3
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 166 6.7 0.6 5.6 7.9
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 90 3.9 0.4 3.0 4.7
Obese (BMI >= 30) 77 4.9 0.6 3.7 6.1
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 223 4.4 0.3 3.7 5.0
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 117 7.5 0.7 6.0 8.9
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 127 4.2 0.4 3.4 5.0
Insufficient 119 4.7 0.5 3.8 5.6
No Activity 87 9.6 1.1 7.4 11.7

Numerator: Respondents reporting they have ever been told by a doctor, nurse
or other health professional that they have osteoporosis, excluding unknowns and refusals.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
On Questionnaire Split A