Lifetime Risk of Symptomatic Hand Osteoarthritis: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project.

@article{Qin2017LifetimeRO,
  title={Lifetime Risk of Symptomatic Hand Osteoarthritis: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project.},
  author={Jin Qin and Kamil E. Barbour and Louise B Murphy and Amanda E. Nelson and Todd A. Schwartz and Charles G Chad Helmick and Kelli D. Allen and Jordan B. Renner and Nancy A. Baker and Joanne M. Jordan},
  journal={Arthritis & rheumatology},
  year={2017},
  volume={69 6},
  pages={1204-1212}
}
OBJECTIVE Symptomatic hand osteoarthritis (OA) is a common condition that affects hand strength and function, and causes disability in activities of daily living. Prior studies have estimated that the lifetime risk of symptomatic knee OA is 45% and that of hip OA is 25%. The objective of the present study was to estimate the overall lifetime risk of… CONTINUE READING