Incidence of chronic juvenile rheumatic diseases in Finland during 1980-1990.

  title={Incidence of chronic juvenile rheumatic diseases in Finland during 1980-1990.},
  author={Oili A Kaipiainen-Sepp{\"a}nen and Anneli Savolainen},
  journal={Clinical and experimental rheumatology},
  volume={14 4},
OBJECTIVE To study trends in the incidence of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) and to obtain information on the incidence of other juvenile rheumatic diseases in Finland. METHODS The present study covered those subjects entitled under the nationwide sickness insurance scheme to receive specially reimbursed medication for juvenile rheumatic diseases in 5/21 central hospital districts in Finland (population base about 270,000 children < 16 years of age) in 1980, 1985 and 1990. RESULTS A… CONTINUE READING


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