Musculoskeletal pain, disability and health-seeking behavior in adult Kuwaitis using a validated Arabic version of the WHO-ILAR COPCORD Core Questionnaire.

@article{AlAwadhi2004MusculoskeletalPD,
  title={Musculoskeletal pain, disability and health-seeking behavior in adult Kuwaitis using a validated Arabic version of the WHO-ILAR COPCORD Core Questionnaire.},
  author={Adel M. Al-Awadhi and Samuel Olusoji Olusi and Mohamed Moussa and Dia K. Shehab and Naji S. Al-Zaid and Adeeba A Al-Herz and K. Al-jarallah},
  journal={Clinical and experimental rheumatology},
  year={2004},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={177-83}
}
OBJECTIVE The WHO-ILAR Community Oriented Program for Control of Rheumatic Diseases (COPCORD) primarily aims to estimate the burden of musculoskeletal symptoms/disorders. We investigated data on musculoskeletal pain, disability and health-seeking behavior in the first community-based COPCORD study in Kuwait. METHODS The validated Arabic version of the WHO-ILAR COPCORD Core Questionnaire was used in 2,500 randomly selected Kuwaiti households. The target population comprised Kuwaiti nationals… CONTINUE READING