Prevalence of chronic pain with neuropathic characteristics in the general population

@article{Bouhassira2008PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of chronic pain with neuropathic characteristics in the general population},
  author={D. Bouhassira and M. Lanteri-minet and N. Attal and B. Laurent and C. Touboul},
  journal={PAIN},
  year={2008},
  volume={136},
  pages={380-387}
}
&NA; We conducted a large nationwide postal survey to estimate the prevalence of chronic pain with or without neuropathic characteristics in the French general population. A questionnaire aimed at identifying chronic pain (defined as daily pain for at least 3 months), evaluating its intensity, duration and body locations, was sent to a representative sample of 30,155 subjects. The DN4 questionnaire was used to identify neuropathic characteristics. Of the questionnaires, 24,497 (81.2%) were… Expand

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