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Fibromyalgia: prevalence, course, and co-morbidities in hospitalized patients in the United States, 1999-2007.

  title={Fibromyalgia: prevalence, course, and co-morbidities in hospitalized patients in the United States, 1999-2007.},
  author={Mark G. Haviland and Jim E. Banta and Peter R Przekop},
  journal={Clinical and experimental rheumatology},
  volume={29 6 Suppl 69},
OBJECTIVES To evaluate hospitalisation data for patients with a primary or secondary fibromyalgia (FM) diagnosis. We estimated the number of men and women with an FM diagnostic code and compared them across a number of demographic and hospitalisation characteristics; examined age-specific, population-based FM hospitalisation rates; and determined the most common co-morbid diagnoses when FM was either the primary or secondary diagnostic code. METHODS Hospital discharge data from the Nationwide… 

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