Functional disability in France and its relationship with health-related quality of life - a population-based prevalence study.

@article{LoosAyav2007FunctionalDI,
  title={Functional disability in France and its relationship with health-related quality of life - a population-based prevalence study.},
  author={Carole Loos-Ayav and Natalie Chau and Catur Riani and Francis Guillemin},
  journal={Clinical and experimental rheumatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={701-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of functional disability in France and assess its association with the health-related quality of life (HRQoL). METHODS Each member in 8,000 households randomly selected in the Lorraine population were mailed a questionnaire asking about their sociodemographic characteristics; the presence of chronic locomotor or non-rheumatic diseases; functional disability on the Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ); and HRQoL on the Duke Health Profile. The prevalence… CONTINUE READING

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