Burden of Disease

Burden of Disease Reports

This section includes reports on osteoporosis prevalence and cost in Australia. The information is presented in both state-based and national reports.


State Report

Osteoporosis costing NSW & ACT: A burden of disease analysis – 2012 to 2022

Osteoporosis costing Victoria: A burden of disease analysis – 2012 to 2022

Osteoporosis costing Queensland: A burden of disease analysis – 2012 to 2022

Osteoporosis costing Western Australia: A burden of disease analysis – 2012 to 2022

Osteoporosis costing South Australia: A burden of disease analysis – 2012 to 2022

Osteoporosis costing Tasmania: A burden of disease analysis – 2012 to 2022

Osteoporosis costing Northern Territory: A burden of disease analysis – 2012 to 2022

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National Report

National Burden of Disease report released in 2013, highlights the cost and prevalence of osteoporosis in Australia.

Osteoporosis costing all Australians: A burden of disease analysis – 2012 to 2022

Report Authors: Watts JJ, Abimanyi-Ochom J, Sanders KM, Osteoporosis costing all Australians A new burden of disease analysis – 2012 to 2022 (2013)


Know Your Bones Community Risk Report

Inagural Community Risk Report released October 2018, reviewing de-identified data from over 40,000 completions of the Know Your Bones self-assessment. Findings demonstrate a care gap in osteoporosis in Australia.


Author: Osteoporosis Australia Medical & Scientific Advisory Committee
Last updated: 06/27/2019 - 11:58