University of Illinois Extension

Risk Quiz

To determine your risk for osteoporosis, take the following quiz.

Check "yes" or "no" to the following questions:

Do you have a small, thin frame? Yes No
Do you have a family history of osteoporosis? Yes No
For women: Are you postmenopausal? Yes No
For women: Have you had an early (before age 45) or surgically induced menopause? Yes No
Have you been taking thyroid medication, steroids for arthritis, asthma, or other conditions? Yes No
Is your diet low in calcium (including supplemental calcium)? Yes No
Are you mostly sedentary? Yes No
Do you smoke cigarettes? Yes No
Do you drink more than moderate amounts of alcohol? Yes No
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