The rising prevalence and changing age distribution of multiple sclerosis in Manitoba.

@article{Marrie2010TheRP,
  title={The rising prevalence and changing age distribution of multiple sclerosis in Manitoba.},
  author={Ruth Ann Marrie and N Yu and Jocelyn Blanchard and Stella Leung and Leah Elliott},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2010},
  volume={74 6},
  pages={465-71}
}
OBJECTIVE Several studies suggest an increasing prevalence of multiple sclerosis (MS) in Canada. We aimed to validate a case definition for MS using administrative health insurance data, and to describe the incidence and prevalence of MS in Manitoba, Canada. METHODS We used provincial administrative claims data to identify persons with demyelinating disease using International Classification of Diseases 9/10 codes and prescription claims. To validate the case definition, questionnaires were… CONTINUE READING
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