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The descriptive epidemiology of rheumatoid arthritis in Catalonia: a retrospective study using routinely collected data.

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Information on the epidemiology of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in Southern Europe is scarce. We estimated the age- and gender-adjusted incidence and prevalence of RA in Catalonia using routinely collected primary care records. We identified incident (2009-2012) and prevalent (on 31 December 2012) cases of RA in the SIDIAP database using ICD-10 codes. SIDIAP contains anonymized data from computerized primary care records for about five million adults (>80 % of the population). We estimated ag...

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In press
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s10067-014-2801-1

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Publisher:
Springer London
Journal:
Clinical rheumatology More from this journal
Publication date:
2014-10-01
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EISSN:
1434-9949
ISSN:
0770-3198
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English
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uuid:90545545-699b-4209-b4ed-324c3c05fbac
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pubs:488381
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488381
Deposit date:
2014-11-04

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