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Population trends in the incidence and initial management of osteoarthritis: age-period-cohort analysis of the Clinical Practice Research Datalink, 1992-2013

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Objective. To determine recent trends in the rate and management of new cases of OA presenting to primary healthcare using UK nationally representative data.

Methods. Using the Clinical Practice Research Datalink we identified new cases of diagnosed OA and clinical OA (including OA-relevant peripheral joint pain in those aged over 45 years) using established code lists. For both definitions we estimated annual incidence density using exact person-time, and undertook descriptive anal...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1093/rheumatology/kex270

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North Staffordshire Primary Care Research Consortium More from this funder
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Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Rheumatology Journal website
Volume:
56
Issue:
11
Pages:
1902-1917
Publication date:
2017-08-04
Acceptance date:
2017-06-09
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EISSN:
1462-0332
ISSN:
1462-0324
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724737
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uuid:4c75caf5-c226-444d-b339-ef11d136b290
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pubs:724737
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2017-08-31

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