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Pan-Canadian estimates of chronic pain prevalence from 2000 to 2014: A Repeated Cross-Sectional Survey Analysis

The prevalence of chronic pain in Canada increased between 1996 and 2006, from 15.3% to 19.5%.20 This increase parallels changes reported in other western countries, including the United States,9,13 and is of major concern because chronic pain is associated with substantial costs to the individual and society (i.e., decreased quality of life, lost productivity, and increased health care expenses).16,14 However, since 2008, there has been a paucity of information on the prevalence of chronic pain in Canada.

Pan-Canadian estimates of chronic pain prevalence from 2000 to 2014: A Repeated Cross-Sectional Survey Analysis

Orginally Published At: Pain Journal

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