Prevalence of knee osteoarthritis, risk factors, and quality of life: The Fifth Korean National Health And Nutrition Examination Survey.

@article{Lee2017PrevalenceOK,
  title={Prevalence of knee osteoarthritis, risk factors, and quality of life: The Fifth Korean National Health And Nutrition Examination Survey.},
  author={Sunggun Lee and Seon-Jeong Kim},
  journal={International journal of rheumatic diseases},
  year={2017},
  volume={20 7},
  pages={809-817}
}
AIM Although there have been regional population-based studies on the prevalence of knee osteoarthritis (KOA) and its risk factors in South Koreans, those studies in common had limited external validity. This study aims to estimate the national prevalence of KOA and its risk factors using a complex sampling design. METHODS This was a cross-sectional study including 9512 participants aged ≥ 50 years of The Fifth Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, who were selected using… CONTINUE READING
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