Relationship between falls, knee osteoarthritis, and health-related quality of life: data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative study

@inproceedings{Vennu2014RelationshipBF,
  title={Relationship between falls, knee osteoarthritis, and health-related quality of life: data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative study},
  author={Vishal Vennu and Saad M Bindawas},
  booktitle={Clinical interventions in aging},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between self-reported falls, doctor-diagnosed knee osteoarthritis (OA), and health-related quality of life (HRQoL). We hypothesized that falls and knee OA would be associated with poor HRQoL on both disease-specific and generic measures. METHODS This cross-sectional study used data from the publicly available Osteoarthritis Initiative data sets. A total of 4,484 subjects aged 45-79 years at baseline were divided into three… CONTINUE READING
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A knee health study. San Francisco, CA, USA: University of California, San Francisco; 2013 Available from: https://oai.epi-ucsf.org/datarelease/About.asp

  • OsteoArthritis Initiative
  • Accessed March
  • 2014
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