Use of analgesics in adults with pain complaints: prevalence and associated factors, Turkey


Ozkan O., Hamzaoglu O., Erdine S., Balta E., Domac M.

REVISTA DE SAUDE PUBLICA, vol.43, no.1, pp.140-146, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1590/s0034-89102009000100018
  • Journal Name: REVISTA DE SAUDE PUBLICA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.140-146
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Use of analgesics has been increasingly recognized as a major public health issue with important consequences in Turkey. The objective of the study was to determine the prevalence and patterns of analgesics usage and associated factors in adults with pain complaints.