INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RHEUMATIC DISEASES, vol.14, no.4, pp.390-394, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RHEUMATIC DISEASES
fibromyalgia, fibromyalgia prevalence, textile worker, RHEUMATIC-DISEASES, POPULATION
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.