ROS, MAP, Clinical Core, LATC
Neck, Low Back and Joint Pain
Musculoskeletal pain (5 areas) is assessed in the following areas:
Participants are first asked the following question:
Since the last interview on [last interview date], have you had pain or aching in any of your joints on most days for at least one month?
Those who answer affirmatively are then asked the following questions:
Since the last interview, have you had [#1-5 below] on most days for at least one month?
This variable ranges from 0 to 5 and is the number of areas affected by pain.
|0||No joint pain in any of the 5 areas|
|1||1 area affected|
|2||2 areas affected|
|3||3 areas affected|
|4||4 areas affected|
|5||5 areas affected|