The health and resource utilization of Canadians with chronic rhinosinusitis.

@article{Macdonald2009TheHA,
  title={The health and resource utilization of Canadians with chronic rhinosinusitis.},
  author={Kristian I. Macdonald and James Dayre Mcnally and Emad Massoud},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2009},
  volume={119 1},
  pages={184-9}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the impact of chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) on the physical and mental health and health-resource utilization of Canadians. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional. METHODS Data from the detailed health portion of cycle 3 (1998-1999) of the National Population Health Survey (NPHS), which involved 17,000 Canadians, were used to evaluate Canadians with self-reported CRS. RESULTS NPHS data confirmed lower mental and physical health, with CRS sufferers being almost three times… CONTINUE READING