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Polymyalgia Rheumatica: Sensitivity and Specificity

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Population / CalculatorPrevalence Comments / Study / Link
Adults over 50 years of age 0.7% The following paper has detailed prevalence data for many arthritic conditions broken down by age group, sex, etc.

Estimates of the prevalence of arthritis and selected musculoskeletal disorders in the United States.

Lawrence et al

Arthritis Rheum 1998 May;41(5):778-99.

AD NIAMS, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA.

PMID 9588729

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