Prevalence and disease experience rates in Korean physicians.

@article{Kim1998PrevalenceAD,
  title={Prevalence and disease experience rates in Korean physicians.},
  author={Joo Ja Kim and Sang Dae Kim and Kwang-ho Meng and Y. O. Ahn and Y. T. Yum and Hyoung Chul Oh and Dong Beom Lee and Sang Il Lee and Byung yeol Chun and Jin Su Choi},
  journal={Journal of Korean Medical Science},
  year={1998},
  volume={13},
  pages={247 - 262}
}
This study aimed to find out the morbid status of Korean physicians living in Korea, as one part of a feasibility study on the Korean physician cohort. It was performed by mail survey using a self-administered questionnaire from Jan. 1, 1995 through Dec. 31, 1995. Study subjects were 21,552 including 17,877 (81.1%) males and 3,384 (15.5%) females. Person based prevalence rate of disease was 17.7% (18.3% for males and 13.8% for females) with the rate increasing with age. The disease group… CONTINUE READING

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