Table 1 Absolute risk and percentages of first fractures ocurring at various times after the onset of menopause, with 95% CIs
Years from menopause onwardsNo. of first fracturesAbsolute risk, n = 4140 (95% CI)Percentage of all fractures from the onset of menopause, n = 924 (95% CI)
0–1400.97 (0.67 to 1.3)4.3 (3.0 to 5.6)
0–51433.5 (3.0 to 4.1)15.5 (13.2 to 17.8)
0–103137.9 (7.1 to 8.7)33.9 (30.9 to 36.9)
0–1549813.2 (12.2 to 14.3)53.9 (50.8 to 57.0)
0–2065519.0 (17.6 to 20.3)70.9 (68.1 to 73.7)
Interval:
0–1400.97 (0.67 to 1.3)4.3 (3.0 to 5.6)
2–51032.5 (2.1 to 3.0)11.1 (9.2 to 13.1)
6–101704.4 (3.8 to 5.0)18.4 (16.0 to 20.8)
11–151855.3 (4.7 to 6.0)20.0 (17.5 to 22.3)
16–201575.7 (5.0 to 6.4)17.0 (14.8 to 19.2)