Researchers in the Department of Anthropology at UCLA are currently conducting an online survey examining the influence of oral contraceptives on the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. If you are a woman age 18-45, have rheumatoid arthritis, and have been taking oral contraceptives for at least 3 months, you can assist in this research by clicking on the link below.
The survey takes approximately 10 minutes to complete. The survey is completely anonymous – no information about your identity, your computer, or your internet service provider will be collected. Participation is on a volunteer basis – you will not be paid for your participation. This study has been approved by the UCLA Office for the Protection of Research Subjects and The Arthritis Foundation (approval date 6/9/03).