Prevalence of rheumatoid arthritis in Belgrade, Yugoslavia.

  title={Prevalence of rheumatoid arthritis in Belgrade, Yugoslavia.},
  author={Radan Stojanovic and Hristina Vlajinac and Dragana Pali{\'c}-Obradovi{\'c} and Slobodanka B Janosevi{\'c} and Benko J. Adanja},
  journal={British journal of rheumatology},
  volume={37 7},
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of chronic arthritis with special reference to rheumatoid arthritis. METHOD A cross-sectional study was performed during the years 1990 and 1991 in a randomly selected sample of the urban population of Belgrade. RESULTS Out of 2184 participants, > or = 20 yr old, surveyed by questionnaire, 756 (34.6%) reported peripheral joint complaints. Of those with complaints, 621 (82.1%) agreed to undergo detailed examination. Arthritis was diagnosed in four men… CONTINUE READING