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Epidemiology of hip and knee pain and its impact on overall health status in older adults.

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OBJECTIVES: To obtain prevalence rates of hip and knee pain in elderly people and compare combinations of symptoms with overall health status. METHODS: We performed a cross-sectional postal survey of a random sample of 5500 Oxfordshire residents aged 65 yr and older. Prevalence estimates were based on the screening question: 'During the past 12 months, have you had pain in or around either of your hip/knee joints on most days for one month or longer?' Overall health status was assessed with t...

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10.1093/rheumatology/keh086

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Journal:
Rheumatology (Oxford, England)
Volume:
43
Issue:
4
Pages:
497-504
Publication date:
2004-04-05
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EISSN:
1462-0332
ISSN:
1462-0324
URN:
uuid:11d46629-ceae-4bab-8b07-c61017ebdc90
Source identifiers:
96300
Local pid:
pubs:96300

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