Tibiofemoral osteoarthritis affects quality of life and function in elderly Koreans, with women more adversely affected than men

@inproceedings{Kim2010TibiofemoralOA,
  title={Tibiofemoral osteoarthritis affects quality of life and function in elderly Koreans, with women more adversely affected than men},
  author={Inje Kim and Hyun Ah Kim and Young-Il Seo and Yeong Wook Song and David J. Hunter and Jin Young Jeong and Dong Hyun Kim},
  booktitle={BMC musculoskeletal disorders},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND The prevalence of knee osteoarthritis(OA) in East Asia is as common for men and even higher for women than that reported in the Caucasian population. Since both population aging and economic growth have taken place at a much faster pace in Asian countries, such as South Korea, one would expect knee OA to become a major public health problem. However, few studies have examined the influence of knee OA on the quality of life (QoL) and physical function in Asia. The aim of this cross… CONTINUE READING
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