Changes in the incidence and prevalence of rheumatoid arthritis in England and Wales, 1970-1982.

Data from the Second and Third National Studies of Morbidity Statistics from General Practice, conducted from 1970 to 1972 and 1981 to 1982, respectively, by the General Practice Research Unit of the Royal College of General Practitioners, were analyzed to estimate morbidity rates of RA and examine changes in these rates over time. The age-adjusted annual… CONTINUE READING