Journal article

Arthritis in adults, socioeconomic factors, and the moderating role of childhood maltreatment: cross-sectional data from the National Epidemiological Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions

SL Brennan-Olsen, TL Taillieu, S Turner, J Bolton, SE Quirk, F Gomez, RL Duckham, SM Hosking, G Duque, D Green, TO Afifi

OSTEOPOROSIS INTERNATIONAL | SPRINGER LONDON LTD | Published : 2019

Abstract

These data present associations between socioeconomic status (SES), different types of childhood maltreatment (CM) history and family dysfunction, and arthritis in men and women across a wide age range. Arthritis was less likely among those with higher SES, regardless of CM history. INTRODUCTION: CM has been associated with increased risk of adult-onset arthritis; however, little is known about whether socioeconomic status moderates arthritis risk in those with CM history. We investigated arthritis across education, income, and race/ethnicity and whether CM moderated associations between SES and arthritis. METHODS: Data were drawn from Wave 2 (2004-2005) of the nationally representative (USA..

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