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Physical functional limitations and psychological distress in people with and without colorectal cancer: findings from a large Australian study

Zhang, Yuehan; Joshy, Grace; Glass, Kathryn; Banks, Emily


Purpose To quantify physical disability and psychological distress in people with and without colorectal cancer (CRC). Methods Questionnaire data (2006–2009) from 267,153 Australian general population members aged ≥ 45 years participating in the 45 and Up Study (n = 213,231 following exclusions) were linked to cancer registry and hospital admission data, to ascertain CRC status. Modified Poisson regression estimated adjusted prevalence ratios (PRs) for physical disability and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Cancer Survivorship
DOI: 10.1007/s11764-020-00901-y
Access Rights: Open Access


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