Self-rated health and symptomatic knee osteoarthritis over three years: data from a multicenter observational cohort study.

@article{Riddle2013SelfratedHA,
  title={Self-rated health and symptomatic knee osteoarthritis over three years: data from a multicenter observational cohort study.},
  author={Daniel L Riddle and Levent Dumenci},
  journal={Arthritis care & research},
  year={2013},
  volume={65 2},
  pages={169-76}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine if a previously published model of the influence of self-rated health on physical, mental, and social health among patients with joint replacement surgery could be generalized to persons with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (OA). Our second purpose was to determine if self-rated health mediated changes in physical, mental, and social health. METHODS Persons with symptomatic knee OA (n = 1,127) who participated in the Osteoarthritis Initiative study completed the… CONTINUE READING