Table 1

Dutch case-finding instrument for dual energy X-ray absorptiometry measurement:19 recommended if total risk score ≥4.

Risk factorScoreSex
Established vertebral fracture4M, F
Long-term use of high-dose corticosteroids (>3 months; >7·5 mg/day)4M, F
Fracture after age of 50 years4F
Age >70 years2F
Age >60 years1F
Hip fracture in first-degree family member1F
Weight <60 kg1F
Severe immobility1F