Quantify’s Sara HallbergEmilie Toresson Grip & Anders Gustavsson are participating authors of one of the largest Nordic RWE studies on osteoarthritis (OA) conducted to date. The BISCUITS study includes all OA patients identified in specialist care in the Nordic countries, linking data on specialty and primary care, drug use, work absence, socioeconomics, pain severity and quality of life for patients and matched controls from the general population.

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The current abstract shows that prevalence in Sweden of OA and chronic low back pain (CLBP) was two to four times higher when including patients identified in primary care data vs. only specialty care. Learn more about our research and the BISCUITS study here: https://bit.ly/3tlgUf3