Cases were those who were diagnosed as knee OA using ACR criteria in Sanandaj COPCORD
study.6 Controls were also selected from those who were diagnosed healthy and those who had no knee OA.
Population surveys of rheumatic musculoskeletal disorders in the Pune region of India using the COPCORD
Multiple Imputation to Deal with Missing Clinical Data in Rheumatologic Surveys: an Application in the WHO-ILAR COPCORD
Study in Iran.
A study conducted by WHOILAR (International League of Associations for Rheumatology) COPCORD
(Community Oriented Program and Control of Rheumatic Diseases) study (projecting data of over 35,000 people surveyed in Jammu, Lucknow, Bhigwan, Pune and Chennai) by Dr.
Prevalence of rheumatic diseases and associated outcomes in rural and urban communities in Bangladesh: a COPCORD
Knee pain is the most frequently reported peripheral joint complaint in community-based studies worldwide (5-8) and has been found to be present in 5-13% of adult populations in Asia by the 'Community Oriented Programme for the Control of Rheumatic Diseases' (COPCORD
Minh Hoa TT, Darmawan J, Chen SL, Van Hung N, Thi Nhi C, Ngoc An T (2003) Prevalence of the rheumatic diseases in urban Vietnam: a WHO-ILAR COPCORD
(106.) Chopra A, Patil J, Billempelly V, Relwani J, Tandle HS; WHO-ILAR COPCORD
The Bhigwan (India) COPCORD
: methodology and first information report.
(5,8) Even in studies that have used the same protocol, such as in the Community Orientated Program for the Control of Rheumatic Diseases (COPCORD
) publications, investigators were allowed some flexibility using different sets of classification criteria to classify the same disease in different countries.
(18) In a study conducted by WHO-ILAR COPCORD
on the prevalence of musculoskeletal complaints in a rural area in Iran, the shoulder was reported as the second most common and was as high as 22.7%.
The Bhigwan (India] COPCORD
: Methodology and first information report, APLAR.