Use of analgesics in Sweden--the importance of sociodemographic factors, physical fitness, health and health-related factors, and working conditions.

@article{Antonov1996UseOA,
  title={Use of analgesics in Sweden--the importance of sociodemographic factors, physical fitness, health and health-related factors, and working conditions.},
  author={K I Antonov and Dag Isacson},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={42 11},
  pages={1473-81}
}
In this study, factors related to analgesic use-independent of their association with pain-were studied in the general Swedish population. These included sociodemographics, health and health-related factors, physical fitness and working conditions. Data from the Swedish Survey of Living Conditions for the two-year period 1988/89 were used. In this survey a random sample (n = 13,295, response rate 79.4%) of the Swedish population aged 16 years and older was interviewed about health, medication… CONTINUE READING