The Prevalence of Knee Osteoarthritis in Elderly Community Residents in Korea

@inproceedings{Kim2010ThePO,
  title={The Prevalence of Knee Osteoarthritis in Elderly Community Residents in Korea},
  author={Inje Kim and Hyun Ah Kim and Young-Il Seo and Yeong Wook Song and Jinyoung Jeong and Dong Hyun Kim},
  booktitle={Journal of Korean medical science},
  year={2010}
}
The purpose of this study was to estimate the prevalence of radiographic and symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (OA) among community residents and to elucidate the relevant risk factors. This prospective, population-based study was conducted on residents over 50 yr of age in Chuncheon. Subjects completed an interview based on a standardized questionnaire and clinical evaluation including standardized weight bearing semiflexed knee A-P radiographs. We defined a subject with the Kellgren and… CONTINUE READING

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