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Table 2 Selected Skeletal and Nonskeletal Risk Factors for Hip Fracture [15,48].

From: Management of osteoporosis

Skeletal Nonskeletal
Low BMD Advanced age
Previous fracture Mother with hip fracture
High bone turnover Anticonvulsant therapy
Small stature Frailty
  1. Identification of skeletal and nonskeletal risk factors can help to customize therapy to address the issues of most importance in preventing fractures.