The proportion of Hong Kong people aged 60 or older is projected to increase from around 24.4 per cent this year to 38.7 per cent by 2050. Photo: Felix Wong

Number of hip fractures from osteoporosis in Hong Kong expected to triple in 30 years

The surge surpasses population growth rates over the same period, and experts advise those at risk to go for screening and receive early treatment if necessary

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The proportion of Hong Kong people aged 60 or older is projected to increase from around 24.4 per cent this year to 38.7 per cent by 2050. Photo: Felix Wong
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