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Cohort profile: Oxford Pain, Activity and Lifestyle (OPAL) study, a prospective cohort study of older adults in England

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The ‘Oxford Pain, Activity and Lifestyle’ (OPAL) Cohort is a longitudinal, prospective cohort study of adults, aged 65 years and older, living in the community which is investigating the determinants of health in later life. Our focus was on musculoskeletal pain and mobility, but the cohort is designed with flexibility to include new elements over time. This paper describes the study design, data collection and baseline characteristics of participants. We also... Expand abstract
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10.1136/bmjopen-2020-037516

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MSD
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NDORMS
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BMJ Publishing Group
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BMJ Open More from this journal
Volume:
10
Issue:
9
Article number:
e037516
Publication date:
2020-09-03
Acceptance date:
2020-07-17
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2044-6055
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English
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1124799
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pubs:1124799
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2020-08-10

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