Restless legs syndrome in a community sample of Korean adults: prevalence, impact on quality of life, and association with DSM-IV psychiatric disorders.

@article{Cho2009RestlessLS,
  title={Restless legs syndrome in a community sample of Korean adults: prevalence, impact on quality of life, and association with DSM-IV psychiatric disorders.},
  author={Seong-Jin Cho and Jin Pyo Hong and Bong Jin Hahm and Hong Jin Jeon and Sung Man Chang and Maeng Je Cho and Hochang Lee},
  journal={Sleep},
  year={2009},
  volume={32 8},
  pages={1069-76}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVES Conflicting reports on prevalence of RLS exist in Asian countries due to differences in sampling strategies and assessment instruments. We assessed the prevalence, correlates, quality of life, and psychiatric comorbidity of RLS in South Korea. DESIGN/SETTING Cross-sectional nationwide survey. PARTICIPANTS Nationally representative sample of 6,509 Korean adults aged 18-64. MEASUREMENT & RESULTS Face-to-face interviews based on the Korean translation of the four features of… CONTINUE READING

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