An additional dimension to health inequalities : disease severity and socioeconomic position.
To investigate the association between the severity of hip pain and disability, and a number of measures of socioeconomic position, using a range of individual and ecological socioeconomic indicators.
Design-Interviewer administered and self completed questionnaires on symptoms of pain and disability, general health and socioeconomic indicators, completed by people reporting hip pain in a cross sectional, postal, screening questionnaire.
Setting-40 general practices from inner city, suburban and rural areas of south west England.
Participants-954 study participants who had reported hip pain in a postal questionnaire survey of 26 046 people aged 35 and over, selected using an age\sex stratified random probability sample.
Data-Individual indicators of socioeconomic position : social class based on occupation, maximum educational attainment, car ownership, gross household income, manual or non-manual occupation and living alone.
Area level measures of socioeconomic position
Townsend scores for material deprivation at enumeration district level ; urban or rural location based on the postcode of residence.
Severity of hip disease, measured by the pain, disability and independence components of the New Zealand score for major joint replacement.
Self reported comorbidity validated using general practice case notes and summary measures of general health. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Handicap physique, Hanche, Douleur, Indice gravité, Statut socioéconomique, Inégalité, Epidémiologie, Facteur risque, Prévalence, Homme, Angleterre, Grande Bretagne, Royaume Uni, Europe, Système ostéoarticulaire pathologie, Membre inférieur
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Physical handicap, Hip, Pain, Severity score, Socioeconomic status, Inequality, Epidemiology, Risk factor, Prevalence, Human, England, Great Britain, United Kingdom, Europe, Diseases of the osteoarticular system, Lower limb
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 99-0483001
Code Inist : 002B15I. Création : 22/03/2000.