Prevalence of Knee Pain and Its Influence on Quality of Life and Physical Function in the Korean Elderly Population: A Community Based Cross-Sectional Study

@article{Kim2011PrevalenceOK,
  title={Prevalence of Knee Pain and Its Influence on Quality of Life and Physical Function in the Korean Elderly Population: A Community Based Cross-Sectional Study},
  author={In Je Kim and H. Kim and Young-Il Seo and Y. O. Jung and Y. Song and J. Y. Jeong and D. Kim},
  journal={Journal of Korean Medical Science},
  year={2011},
  volume={26},
  pages={1140 - 1146}
}
  • In Je Kim, H. Kim, +4 authors D. Kim
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Korean Medical Science
  • To investigate the prevalence of knee pain and its influence on physical function and quality of life (QOL), we examined 504 community residents of Chuncheon, aged ≥ 50 yr. Demographic information was obtained by questionnaire, and radiographic evaluations consisted of weight-bearing semi-flexed knee anteroposterior radiographs. Self-reported QOL and function were assessed using the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis (WOMAC) Index and Short Form 12 (SF-12). Performance… CONTINUE READING
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