Trends in incidence of Osteoarthritis, a primary care database study

Chief Investigator:

Prof George Peat

Principal Investigator:

Dr Dahai Yu, Prof Kelvin Jordan, Dr John Bedson

Funder name / reference number: Keele University
Year 2013-2017

Study design

This study is a descriptive study

Primary objective

This study is aimed to investigate the temporal trend of incidence and prevalence of osteoarthritis in primary care settings in the UK and geographical variants and demographical variants in the temporal trend of incidence of osteoarthritis. The study is also aimed to explore the social-economic impacts on the incidence of osteoarthritis in the UK.