Prevalence of restless legs syndrome in Trabzon in the northeast Black Sea Region of Turkey: co-morbidities, socioeconomic factors and biochemical parameters

Cakmak V. , KOC B., NUHOĞLU İ. , TOPBAŞ M. , UCUNCU S. Y. , DEĞER O. , ...More

NEUROLOGICAL RESEARCH, vol.37, no.9, pp.763-773, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1179/1743132815y.0000000058
  • Title of Journal : NEUROLOGICAL RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.763-773
  • Keywords: Restless legs syndrome, Prevalence, Ferritin, Glucose, Creatinine, Vitamin B12, Folic acid, Parity, Education, DIAGNOSTIC-CRITERIA, RISK-FACTORS, POPULATION, ADULTS, EPIDEMIOLOGY, IMPACT, RLS, AGE, ASSOCIATION, PREGNANCY


Objectives: Factors including heritability, climate features, co-morbid diseases and methodological differences between studies may underlie variation in the prevalence of restless legs syndrome (RLS). The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of RLS in Trabzon and to evaluate associated factors by including biochemical investigations.