All publications of “Janice Chaim Alves”

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Quality of life and functional capacity of elderly women with knee osteoarthritis

Janice Chaim Alves, Debora Pastore Bassitt

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000200013

Objective:To correlate functional ability and quality of life of elderly women with knee osteoarthritis.METHODS:Cross-sectional study composed of 40 elderly women with knee osteoarthritis. We used the following instruments: identification questionnaire, Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Arthritis Index (WOMAC), and World Health Organization Quality of Life Questionnaire-OLD (WHOQOL-OLD). The significance level was 0.05 (5%), and confidence intervals were 95%. For statistical analysis we used parametric statistical tests, descriptive analysis, test for equality of two proportions, Pearson’s correlation, correlation test, and analysis […]