A nurse is assessing three patients and is aware of the risk factors for Osteoporosis. Of the following, which could the nurse expect to have osteoporosis based on the risk factors concerning Osteoporosis?
1. An african-american full framed woman who smokes seldomly.
2. A 25 year old Caucasian who exercises often and smokes seldomly.
3. A 55 year old Asian who seldomly exercises, is a frequent smoker, and stays home watching television all day.
The 55 year old is at risk most based on risk factors.
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