Prevalence of symptoms of knee or hip joints in older adults from the general population.

@article{Quintana2008PrevalenceOS,
  title={Prevalence of symptoms of knee or hip joints in older adults from the general population.},
  author={Jos{\'e} M Quintana and Antonio Escobar and Inmaculada Ar{\'o}stegui and Amaia Bilbao and Pedro Armend{\'a}riz and Iratxe Lafuente and Urko Agirre},
  journal={Aging clinical and experimental research},
  year={2008},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={329-36}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS The prevalence of knee and hip symptoms varies from study to study, or is unknown. The goals of this study were to determine the prevalence of these symptoms, of diagnosed osteoarthritis and the use of prostheses, by age and gender, in a sample of the general older population. METHODS We mailed a questionnaire to 11,002 people aged 60 to 90 years who were selected by stratified random sampling. The questionnaire included questions on pain, functional limitations, diagnosed… CONTINUE READING