The burden of inflammatory bowel disease on health care utilization and quality of life.

@article{Nurmi2013TheBO,
  title={The burden of inflammatory bowel disease on health care utilization and quality of life.},
  author={Ellinoora Nurmi and Johanna Haapam{\"a}ki and Eija Paavilainen and Anja Rantanen and Markku T Hillil{\"a} and Perttu Arkkila},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2013},
  volume={48 1},
  pages={51-7}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to explore the utilization of health services by Finnish adults with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and to assess the associated demographic and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) factors. MATERIAL AND METHODS 556 Finnish IBD patients eligible for reimbursement for IBD medication according to the Social Insurance Institution in Finland answered our postal cross-sectional survey. The study questionnaire included questions about demographic… CONTINUE READING
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