Prevalence of venous disease: a community study in west London.

@article{Franks1992PrevalenceOV,
  title={Prevalence of venous disease: a community study in west London.},
  author={Peter J Franks and Diana Dryer Wright and Christine J Moffatt and John Stirling and Astrid Elizabeth Fletcher and C. J. Bulpitt and C. N. McCollum},
  journal={The European journal of surgery = Acta chirurgica},
  year={1992},
  volume={158 3},
  pages={143-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To find out the prevalence of venous disease in patients aged between 35 and 70 years. DESIGN Self-administered questionnaire. SETTING Community study in west London, England. SUBJECTS A random sample of 2,103 patients aged between 35 and 70 years who were registered with three general practices. RESULTS 1,338 (64%) subjects filled in the questionnaires. Of these, 323/1,303 (25%) said that they had varicose veins, 81/1,338 (6%) had a deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism… CONTINUE READING

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