Risk factors for incident self-reported arthritis in a 20 year followup of the Alameda County Study Cohort.

@article{Seavey2003RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for incident self-reported arthritis in a 20 year followup of the Alameda County Study Cohort.},
  author={William G Seavey and John H. Kurata and Richard David Cohen},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  year={2003},
  volume={30 10},
  pages={
          2103-11
        }
}
OBJECTIVE This longitudinal study examined the following variables as possible risk factors for self-reported arthritis: age, sex, race, body mass index (BMI), depressive symptoms, leisure-time physical activity, cigarette use, alcohol, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, education, income, and hard physical work. METHODS Altogether, 1149 women and 964 men from the Alameda County Study Cohort without self-reported arthritis in 1974 were assessed for incident self-reported arthritis in 1994… CONTINUE READING

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