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A third of UK households have at least one adult in pain

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7428.1368-f (Published 11 December 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1368
  1. Ioana Vlad
  1. BMJ

    A third of households in the United Kingdom have at least one adult who is in pain, a conference in London was told last week. In a quarter of these households, two adults were in that position.

    Professor David Peters, professor of integrated health at the University of Westminster, said pain was an important cause of absenteeism from work and that the cost …

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