The prevalence of fibromyalgia among textile workers in the city of Denizli in Turkey


Cobankara V., Unal U. O. , Kaya A., BOZKURT A. I. , ÖZTÜRK M. A.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RHEUMATIC DISEASES, cilt.14, sa.4, ss.390-394, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 14 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/j.1756-185x.2011.01620.x
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RHEUMATIC DISEASES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.390-394

Özet

Aim: Fibromyalgia (FM) is characterized by chronic widespread pain, fatigue, reduced sleep quality and multiple tender points. A recent population study from Turkey found the prevalence of FM as 3.6%. A prevalence study among workers has not yet been performed. We performed a prevalence survey among working population in the city of Denizli in Turkey.