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Prevalence of Raynaud's phenomenon in Great Britain and its relation to hand transmitted vibration: A national postal survey

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Objectives - To assess the prevalence of Raynaud's phenomenon in the general population of Great Britain and to estimate the proportion and number of cases attributable to hand transmitted vibration (HTV). Methods - A questionnaire was posted to a random sample of 22 194 adults of working age. Information was collected on the lifetime prevalence of finger blanching, smoking habits, and occupational and leisure time exposures to HTV. Associations with risk factors were explored by logistic reg...

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10.1136/oem.57.7.488

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Palmer, KT More by this author
Syddall, H More by this author
Pannett, B More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Volume:
57
Issue:
7
Pages:
488-452
Publication date:
2000
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ISSN:
1351-0711
URN:
uuid:f63454e8-b4f4-48d7-afcf-87a9f8d130e5
Source identifiers:
127008
Local pid:
pubs:127008

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