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  1. Prevalence of chronic knee pain in children and adolescents in northern Finland.

    Article - En anglais

    A questionnaire was sent to 967 schoolchildren, in two age groups, in northern Finland in order to investigate the prevalence of chronic knee pain.

    A response rate of 88.5% was achieved.

    Adolescents (aged 14-15 years) had significantly more knee pain (p<0.0001) than children (aged 9-10 years).

    The total prevalence of chronic knee pain at the time of the evaluation was 18.5% among adolescents and 3.9% among children.

    There was no significant difference in the prevalence of chronic knee pain between boys and girls in these age groups.

    Overweight was not a predisposing factor in chronic knee pain.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Douleur, Chronique, Genou, Enfant, Homme, Adolescent, Prévalence, Epidémiologie, Finlande, Europe, Développement staturopondéral, Membre inférieur, Système ostéoarticulaire pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Pain, Chronic, Knee, Child, Human, Adolescent, Prevalence, Epidemiology, Finland, Europe, Somatic growth, Lower limb, Diseases of the osteoarticular system

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 95-0416661

    Code Inist : 002B15I. Création : 01/03/1996.