Variable Details

Available Studies

ROS, MAP, Clinical Core, LATC

Scaled? 

Not Scaled

Variable Type 

Longitudinal

Variable Name 

joints_yn

Categories

Neck, Low Back and Joint Pain

Presence of joint pain
Presence of pain or aching in joints

Joint pain is self-reported based on the following question:

Since the last interview on [last interview date], have you had any pain or aching in any of your joints on most days for at least one month?

Value Response
0 No - No pain in joints on most days for at least 1 month out of the past year
1 Yes - Pain in joints on most days for at least 1 month out of the past year

The provided reference describes the baseline version of this variable.


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