Primary care consultation, hospital admission, sick leave and disability pension owing to neck and low back pain: a 12-year prospective cohort study in a rural population

@article{Holmberg2006PrimaryCC,
  title={Primary care consultation, hospital admission, sick leave and disability pension owing to neck and low back pain: a 12-year prospective cohort study in a rural population},
  author={Sara A C Holmberg and Anders G Thelin},
  journal={BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders},
  year={2006},
  volume={7},
  pages={66 - 66}
}
BACKGROUND Neck and low back pain are common musculoskeletal complaints generating large societal costs in Western populations. In this study we evaluate the magnitude of long-term health outcomes for neck and low back pain, taking possible confounders into account. METHOD A cohort of 2,351 Swedish male farmers and rural non-farmers (40-60 years old) was established in 1989. In the first survey, conducted in 1990-91, 1,782 men participated. A 12-year follow-up survey was made in 2002-03 and 1… CONTINUE READING

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