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Table 2 Consensus of relevant fracture predictors

From: Expert consensus on relevant risk predictors for the occurrence of osteoporotic fractures in specific clinical subgroups – Delphi survey

Patient subgroupsPredictorMedianIQR
secondary osteoporosisrecent or multiple falls91
primary and secondary osteoporosishigh risk of falls9.51
lumbar spine BMD7.51.5
postmenopausal womenspine fracture status100.5
nursing home patientsfalls101.5
menspine fracture status100.5
older adultsfalls9.52
close to treatment thresholdlumbar spine BMD (for vertebral fracture prediction)81.5