Journal article

Sleep Quality and Fatigue Are Associated with Pain Exacerbations of Hip Osteoarthritis: An Internet-based Case-crossover Study

Kai Fu, Joanna Makovey, Ben Metcalf, Kim L Bennell, Yuqing Zhang, Rebecca Asher, Sarah R Robbins, Leticia A Deveza, Peter A Cistulli, David J Hunter

JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY | J RHEUMATOL PUBL CO | Published : 2019

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the association of sleep quality, sleep duration, and fatigue with hip pain exacerbations in persons with symptomatic hip osteoarthritis (OA). METHODS: Participants (n = 252) were followed for 90 days and asked to complete online questionnaires at 10-day intervals (control periods). A hip pain exacerbation (case periods) was defined as an increase of 2 points in pain intensity compared with baseline on a numeric rating scale (0-10). Subjective sleep quality and sleep duration were assessed using the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index, and fatigue was measured by Multidimensional Assessment of Fatigue in both periods. Univariable and multivariable conditional logistic regre..

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