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A functional difficulty and functional pain instrument for hip and knee osteoarthritis

Alan M Jette1*, Christine M McDonough12, Pengsheng Ni1, Stephen M Haley1, Ronald K Hambleton3, Sippy Olarsch1, David J Hunter4, Young-jo Kim56 and David T Felson7

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1 Health & Disability Research Institute, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston University, 715 Albany Street – T5W, Boston, MA 02118, USA

2 The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Dartmouth College, 35 Centerra Parkway, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA

3 Center for Educational Assessment, Department of Educational Policy, Research, and Administration, School of Education, University of Massachusetts, 813 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003, USA

4 Division of Research, New England Baptist Hospital, 125 Parker Hill Avenue, Boston, MA 02120, USA

5 Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, 25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA

6 The Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Children's Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA

7 Boston University School of Medicine, Boston University, 715 Albany Street R-304, Boston, MA 02118-2526, USA

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Arthritis Research & Therapy 2009, 11:R107  doi:10.1186/ar2760

Published: 9 July 2009

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A table listing the items in the OA-FUNCTION-CAT item bank and the item calibrations.

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A figure of the scree plots for the OA-FUNCTION-CAT domains.

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