Variables related to Osteoporosis/Bone Medication

idVariableDescriptionCollectedFile
OSTEOBKOsteoporosis-related fracture everHave you ever had an osteoporosis-related fracture or broken bone? (Osteoporosis is a condition where bones become brittle and weak as a woman ages.)
*Sub-question of F2 V3 Q17 "Female hormones ever". Not collected on all versions of Form 2.
BaselineForm 2 - Eligibility Screening
HORMBKHormones to treat osteoporosis fractureDid a doctor give you hormones to treat the fracture or broken bone?
*Sub-question of F2 V3 Q17 "Female hormones ever". Sub-question of F2 V3 Q17.3 "Osteoporosis-related fracture". Not collected on all versions of Form 2.
BaselineForm 2 - Eligibility Screening
OSTEOPOROsteoporosis everHas a doctor told you that you have any of the following conditions or have you had any of the following procedures? (Please mark all that apply.) Osteoporosis (weak, thin, or brittle bones)BaselineForm 30 - Medical History
OSTPL_XUsed prescription osteoporosis medsIn the past year, have you used any medications that you get with a doctors prescription to treat or prevent osteoporosis or other bone conditions? Examples are Fosamax, Miacalcin, and Actonel. (Do not include use of female hormones or selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMS), such as raloxifene (Evista), which are covered in Question 2.)Ext1Form 150 - Hormone Use Update WHI Extension
OSTALND_XOsteoporosis - Alendronate (Fosamax)In the past year, which medications that you get with a doctors prescription to treat or prevent osteoporosis or other bone conditions did you use? (Mark all that apply): Alendronate (Fosamax)
*Sub-question of F150 V9 Q1 "Used prescription osteoporosis meds"
Ext1Form 150 - Hormone Use Update WHI Extension