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