publication . Article . 2014

Prevalence of rheumatoid arthritis in Serbia.

Zlatković-Švenda, Mirjana; Stojanović, Roksanda; B. Šipetić-Grujičić, Sandra; Guillemin, Francis;
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  • Published: 01 May 2014
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
Abstract
International audience; The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in Serbia, using the European EULAR project methodology. In a detection phase, a previously translated and validated telephone Questionnaire was used by lay interviewers on 6,213 randomly selected telephone numbers representing urban population from four Serbian towns: Belgrade (north), Cacak, Uzice and Krusevac (south). Patients with suspected RA were called again by a rheumatologist. For patients with self-reported diagnosis and positive symptoms, patient's rheumatologist was contacted to confirm diagnosis; a complete rheumatologist examination was schedul...
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free text keywords: MESH: Adolescent, MESH: Adult, MESH: Male, MESH: Middle Aged, MESH: Prevalence, MESH: Serbia, MESH: Sex Distribution, MESH: Sex Factors, MESH: Surveys and Questionnaires, MESH: Young Adult, MESH: Age Distribution, MESH: Age Factors, MESH: Aged, MESH: Aged, 80 and over, MESH: Arthritis, Rheumatoid, MESH: Female, MESH: Health Surveys, MESH: Humans, [SDV.SPEE]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Santé publique et épidémiologie, MESH : Adolescent, MESH : Adult, MESH : Male, MESH : Middle Aged, MESH : Prevalence, MESH : Serbia, MESH : Sex Distribution, MESH : Sex Factors, MESH : Surveys and Questionnaires, MESH : Young Adult, MESH : Age Distribution, MESH : Age Factors, MESH : Aged, MESH : Aged, 80 and over, MESH : Arthritis, Rheumatoid, MESH : Female, MESH : Health Surveys, MESH : Humans, [ SDV.SPEE ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Santé publique et épidémiologie, Immunology, Immunology and Allergy, Rheumatology, Internal medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Physical therapy, Confidence interval, Rheumatoid arthritis, medicine.disease, Response rate (survey), business.industry, business, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Epidemiology
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publication . Article . 2014

Prevalence of rheumatoid arthritis in Serbia.

Zlatković-Švenda, Mirjana; Stojanović, Roksanda; B. Šipetić-Grujičić, Sandra; Guillemin, Francis;