Table 1.

Patients excluded from further analysis due to alternative indication for DEXA

Alternative indication for DEXAN
Pre-DEXA FRAX score results in NOGG recommendation for DEXA36
History of fragility fracture25
Secondary causes of osteoporosis, not adequately captured by FRAX6
Follow up after a previous DEXA2
Osteopaenic X-ray report couldn't be identified2
  • DEXA = dual energy X-ray absorptiometry; FRAX = a tool to evaluate fracture risk in patients; NOGG = National Osteoporosis Guideline Group.