SwiSCI - Health condition
In the SwiSCI study, one of the aims is assessment of prevalence of comorbidities, associated injuries and health conditions in persons with SCI.
A second aim of SwiSCI is studying cause specific morbidity, crude death rate and cause specific morbidity.
A third aim is getting more insight of the direct and indirect association of health conditions, body structures and body functions with functioning and quality of life (QOL).
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Marti A, Boes S, Lay V, Escorpizo R, Trezzini B: The association between chronological age, age at injury and employment: Is there a mediating effect of secondary health conditions? Spinal Cord. 2015 Oct 6. doi: 10.1038/sc.2015.159.