Prevalence of Rheumatoid Arthritis and Spondyloarthritis in Turkey: A Nationwide Study


TUNCER T., Gilgil E., KAÇAR C., KURTAİŞ Y., KUTLAY Ş., BÜTÜN B., ...More

ARCHIVES OF RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.33, no.2, pp.128-136, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5606/archrheumatol.2018.6480
  • Journal Name: ARCHIVES OF RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.128-136
  • Keywords: Epidemiology, prevalence, rheumatoid arthritis, spondyloarthritis, ANKYLOSING-SPONDYLITIS, TELEPHONE QUESTIONNAIRE, CLASSIFICATION, EPIDEMIOLOGY, CRITERIA, FRANCE, IZMIR
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objectives: This study aims to estimate the prevalence of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and spondyloarthritis (SpA) in Turkey using the same telephone questionnaire developed for screening RA and SpA in France and used in Serbia and Lithuania.