Osteoporosis in Vietnam

Vietnam is the 15th most populous country in the world. The country’s population is rapidly aging with significant changes in lifestyle and dietary habits. About 28% of women and 16% of men aged 50 and older are having osteoporosis, but most of them are undiagnosed and not treated.

Vietnam is a developing country, with per-capita GDP being around $2600 (2018 figure). Vietnam has a population of ~97 million, making it the 15th largest country in the world [1]. The country’s population is aging: at present the proportion of population aged 60 years and older is 12%, but this is expected to…



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Tuan Nguyen

osteoporosis | epidemiology | genetics | biostatistics | data enthusiast