Osteoporosis Quiz

 

To determine your risk for Osteoporosis simply answer the following questions below. To select an answer use the drop down menu below each question. To determine your risk look in the box at the end of this page. There it will have your final points. The more points you have the higher risk you are for Osteoporosis.

 

 


1. Do you have a small, medium, or large frame?


2. Are you Caucasian, Asian, Hispanic/Native American, or African American?


3. Do you have a family history of osteoporosis?


3b. Which Family member has osteoporosis?


4. Do you have a family history of bone fractures related to osteoporosis?


5. Are you naturally or surgically post-menopause (finished having periods)

If yes, do you take hormone replacement medications or other medications for osteoporosis?


6. Have you been taking high doses of cortisone-like drugs for more than 6 months?


7. Do you have a history of low calcium intake and avoiding milk or foods made from milk?


8. Do you take calcium supplements?


9. Do you have a history of participating in weight-bearing exercises or activities such
  as jogging or weight-lifting?


10. Do you smoke cigarettes?



11. Do you drink more than 3 alcoholic drinks a day?
(one drink = twelve ounces beer or 4 ounces of wine or 1 ounce of liquor)


12. Do you have a low body weight for your height?

Your Score

Max Points = 40
Higher points = higher risk


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