* Required


16-50 Points:High Risk
7-15 Points:Moderate Risk
0-6 Points:Low Risk


SCORE = Race + RheumArth + FractureHx + Estrogen + (3 * Age / 10) – (Weight / 10)


  • The nontraumatic fractures should be of spine, hip or wrist only.
  • Equation parameters such as Race have two or more discrete values that may be used in the calculation. The numbers in the parentheses, e.g. (0), represent the values that will be used.


  1. Evaluation of the simple calculated osteoporosis risk estimation (SCORE) in a sample of white women from Belgium. Ben Sedrine W, Devogelaer JP, Kaufman JM, Goemaere S, Depresseux G, Zegels B, Deroisy R, Reginster JY. Bone. 2001 Oct; 29(4):374-80.
  2. Development and validation of the Osteoporosis Risk Assessment Instrument to facilitate selection of women for bone densitometry. Cadarette SM, Jaglal SB, Kreiger N, McIsaac WJ, Darlington GA, Tu JV. CMAJ. 2000 May 2; 162(9):1289-94.

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