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Incidence and risk factors for clinically diagnosed knee, hip and hand osteoarthritis: influences of age, gender and osteoarthritis affecting other joints.

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OBJECTIVES: Data on the incidence of symptomatic osteoarthritis (OA) are scarce. We estimated incidence of clinical hip, knee and hand OA, and studied the effect of prevalent OA on joint-specific incident OA. METHODS: SIDIAP contains primary care records for>5 million people from Catalonia (Spain). Participants aged ≥40 years with an incident diagnosis of knee, hip or hand OA between 2006 and 2010 were identified using International Classification of Diseases (ICD)-10 codes. Incidence rate...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
Annals of the rheumatic diseases
Volume:
73
Issue:
9
Pages:
1659-1664
Publication date:
2014-09-05
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EISSN:
1468-2060
ISSN:
0003-4967
URN:
uuid:ddb495cb-b21a-4aa2-a0eb-e6632a27e267
Source identifiers:
401936
Local pid:
pubs:401936

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