National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Health-Related Quality of Life
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Publications that use or discuss the Healthy Days measures—updated March 6, 2008
Bandiera FC, Pereira DB, Arif AA, Dodge B, Asal N. Race/ethnicity, income, chronic asthma, and mental health: A cross-sectional study using the behavioral risk factor surveillance system. Psychosom Med 2008;70(1):77–84. abstract
Cook EL, Harman JS. A Comparison of Health-Related Quality of Life for Individuals with Mental Health Disorders and Common Chronic Medical Conditions. Publ H Reports 2008;123(1):45–51. abstract
Digenis-Bury EC, Brooks DR, Chen L, Ostrem M, Horsburgh CR. Use of a population-based survey to describe the health of Boston public housing residents. Am J Public Health 2008;98(1):85–91. abstract
Drum C, Horner-Johnson W, Krahn GL. Self-rated health and healthy days: Examining the “disability paradox”. Disability and Health Journal 2008;1(2)71–78. abstract @ http://www.disabilityandhealthjnl.com/article/S1936-6574(08)00031-9/abstract
Ford ES, Li C. Metabolic Syndrome and Health-Related Quality of Life among U.S. Adults. Ann Epidemiol 2008;18(3):165–171. abstract
Ford ES, Mokdad AH, Li C, McGuire LC, Strine TW, Okoro CA, Brown DW, Zack MM. Gender differences in coronary heart disease and health-related quality of life: findings from 10 States from the 2004 behavioral risk factor surveillance system. J Womens Health (Larchmt) 2008;17(5):757–768. abstract
Garber CE, Allsworth JE, Marcus BH, Hesser J, Lapane KL. Correlates of the Stages of Change for Physical Activity in a Population Survey. Am J Public Health 2008;98(5):897–904. abstract
Hayes DK, Denny CH, Keenan NL, Croft JB, Greenlund KJ. Health related quality of life and hypertension status, awareness, treatment, and control: national health and nutrition examination survey, 2001-2004. J Hypertension 2008;26:641–647. abstract
Jamoom EW, Horner-Johnson W, Suzuki R, Andresen EM, Campbell VA; RRTC Expert Panel on Health Status Measurement. Age at disability onset and self-reported health status. BMC Public Health 2008;9;8:10. abstract html pdf (219KB)
Jia H, Lubetkin EI. Estimating EuroQol EQ-5D Scores from Population Healthy Days Data. Med Decision Making 2008, [Epub ahead of print June 12] abstract
Jia H, Lubetkin EI, Moriarty DG, Zack MM. A Comparison of Healthy Days and EuroQol EQ-5D Measures in Two US Adult Samples. Applied Research in Quality of Life 2008; 1871-2584 (Print) 1871–2576 (Online). abstract @ http://www.springerlink.com/content/27678677p6131424/
Johnson SB, Wang C. Why do adolescents say they are less healthy than their parents think they are? The importance of mental health varies by social class in a nationally representative sample. Pediatrics 2008;121(2):e307–313. abstract
Li C, Ford ES, Mokdad AH, Balluz LS, Brown DW, Giles WH. Clustering of Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors and Health-Related Quality of Life among US Adults. Value Health 2008;Jan 8. [Epub ahead of print] abstract
Muennig P, Jia H, Lee R, Lubetkin E. I Think Therefore I Am: Perceived Ideal Weight as a Determinant of Health. Am J Public Health 2008;98(3):501–506. abstract
Nandi A, Galea S, Lopez G, Nandi V, Strongarone S, Ompad DC. Access to and Use of Health Services Among Undocumented Mexican Immigrants in a US Urban Area. American J Pub Health 2008;Jan 2 [Epub ahead of print] abstract
Richardson LC, Wingo PA, Zack MM, Zahran HS, King JB. Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in cancer survivors between 20 and 64: population-based estimates from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). Cancer 2008;112(6):1380–1389. abstract
Shih M, Simon PA. Health-related quality of life among adults with serious psychological distress and chronic medical conditions. Qual Life Res 2008;Mar 26 [Epub ahead of print]. abstract
Smith BM, Lavela SL, Weaver FM. Health-related quality of life for veterans with spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord 2008;46 (7):507–512. abstract
Strine TW, Mokdad AH, Balluz LS, Berry JT, Gonzalez O. Impact of depression and anxiety on quality of life, health behaviors, and asthma control among adults in the United States with asthma, 2006. J Asthma 2008;45(2):123–133. abstract
Urban Indian Health Institute. Reported Health and Health-influencing Behaviors Among Urban American Indians and Alaska Natives—An Analysis of Data Collected by the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Urban Indian Health Institute, March 2008:1–40. pdf* (2.1MB)
Alriksson-Schmidt AI, Wallander J, Biasini F. Quality of Life and Resilience in Adolescents with a Mobility Disability. J Pediatr Psychol 2007;32:370–379. abstract*
Barger SD, Burke SM, Limbert MJ. Do Induced Moods Really Influence Health Perceptions? Health Psychol 2007;26(1):85–95. abstract
Bish CL, Michels Blanck H, Maynard L, Serdula MK, Thompson NJ, Kettel Khan L. Health-Related Quality of Life and Weight Loss Practices Among Overweight and Obese US Adults, 2003 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. MedGenMed 2007;9(2):35. Posted 05/14/2007. abstract html
Bize R, Johnson JA, Plotnikoff RC. Physical activity level and health-related quality of life in the general adult population: A systematic review. Prev Med 2007;45(6):401–415. abstract
Booske BC, Kempf AM, Athens JK, Kindig DA, Remington PL. Health of Wisconsin Report Card. University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, 2007. html*
Bowler RM, Roels HA, Nakagawa S, Drezgic M, Diamond E, Park R, Koller W, Bowler RP, Mergler D, Bouchard M, Smith D, Gwiazda R, Doty RL. Dose-effect relationships between manganese exposure and neurological, neuropsychological and pulmonary function in confined space bridge welders. Occup Environ Med 2007 Mar;64(3):167–177. abstract
Byams VR. Women with bleeding disorders. J Womens Health (Larchmt) 2007;16(9):1249–1251. abstract
Cella D, Yount S, Rothrock N, Gershon R, Cook K, Reeve B, Ader D, Fries JF, Bruce B, Rose M; PROMIS Cooperative Group. The Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS): progress of an NIH Roadmap cooperative group during its first two years. Med Care 2007;45(5 Suppl 1):S3-S11. abstract See also Valderas JM, Alonso J. Comment in: Med Care 2007;45(10):1008; author reply 1008.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Health Services Advisory Group. Medicare Health Outcomes Survey: 2004-2006 Cohort 7 Performance Measurement Report. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, 2007 (Aug):1–42. pdf* (1.628Mb)
Chaney EH, Chaney JD, Wang MQ, Eddy JM. Lifestyle behaviors and mental health of American adults. Psychol Rep 2007;100(1):294–302. abstract
Cheung CK, Wyman JF, Halcon LL. Use of complementary and alternative therapies in community-dwelling older adults. J Altern Complement Med 2007 Nov;13(9):997–1006. abstract
Cook C, Pietrobon R, Hegedus E. Osteoarthritis and the impact on quality of life health indicators. Rheumatol Int 2007;27(4):315–321. abstract
Fernández LE, Morales A. Language and Use of Cancer Screening Services among Border and Non-Border Hispanic Texas Women. Ethn Health 2007;12(3):245–263. abstract
Ford JD, Adams ML, Dailey WF. Psychological and health problems in a geographically proximate population time-sampled continuously for three months after the September 11th, 2001 terrorist incidents. Anxiety, Stress, Coping 2007;20(2):129–146. abstract
Freelove-Charton J, Bowles HR, Hooker S. Health-related quality of life by level of physical activity in arthritic older adults with and without activity limitations. J Phys Act Health 2007;4(4):481–494. abstract
Fryback DG, Dunham NC, Palta M, Hanmer J, Buechner J, Cherepanov D, Herrington SA, Hays RD, Kaplan RM, Ganiats TG, Feeny D, Kind P. U.S. norms for six generic health-related quality-of-life indexes from the national health measurement study. Med Care 2007 ;45(12):1162–1170. abstract
Glasgow RE. eHealth evaluation and dissemination research. Am J Prev Med 2007;32(5 Suppl):S119–26. abstract
Glover S, Elder K, Xirasagar S, Baek J-D, Piper C, and Campbell D. Disparities in mental health utilization among persons with chronic diseases. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice 2007;1(3):45–65. pdf * (691K)
Hanmer J, Hays R, Fryback DG. Mode of administration is important in U.S. national estimates of health-related quality of life. Med Care 2007;45(12):1171–1179. abstract
Health Services Advisory Group. Medicare Health Outcomes Survey: Cohort 9 Baseline Data User’s Guide. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, 2007 (Oct):1–42. pdf* (333KB)
Hope M, Ellis BH, Chinburapa V. Predictors of negative physical symptoms for Medicare managed care beneficiaries (abstract of presentation at 2007 American Geriatrics Society Annual Meeting. J Am Geriatr Soc 2007;55(s1):S45. See http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01211.x
Jaglaln S, Cockerill R, Lemieux-Charles L, Chambers LW, Brazil K, Cohen C. Perceptions of the process of care among caregivers and care recipients in Dementia Care Networks. American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias 2007;22(2):103–111. abstract
Jain S, Mills PJ, von Känel R, Hong S, Dimsdale JE. Effects of perceived stress and uplifts on inflammation and coagulability. Psychophysiology 2007;44(1):154–160. abstract
Kekkonen RA, Vasankari TJ, Vuorimaa T, Haahtela T, Julkunen I, Korpela R. The effect of probiotics on respiratory infections and gastrointestinal symptoms during training in marathon runners . International Journal of Sport Nutrition, and Exercise Metabolism 2007;17(4):352–263. abstract
Kidder DP, Wolitski RJ, Campsmith ML, Nakamura GV. Health status, health care use, medication use, and medication adherence among homeless and housed people living with HIV/AIDS. Am J Public Health 2007;97(12):2238–2245. abstract
Kim D, Kawachi I. U.S. State-level social capital and health-related quality of life: multilevel evidence of main, mediating, and modifying effects. Ann Epidemiol 2007;17(4):258–69. Epub 2007 Feb 26. abstract
Kim C, Sinco B, Kieffer EA. Racial and ethnic variation in access to health care, provision of health care services, and ratings of health among women with histories of gestational diabetes mellitus. Diabetes Care 2007;30(6):1459Ý1465. abstract
Kimerling R, Alvarez J, Pavao J, Kaminski A, Baumrind N. Epidemiology and consequences of women's revictimization. Womens Health Issues 2007;17(2):101–106. abstract
Kobau R, Zahran H, Grant D, Thurman DJ, Price PH, Zack MM. Prevalence of active epilepsy and health-related quality of life among adults with self-reported epilepsy in California: California Health Interview Survey, 2003. Epilepsia 2007; (doi:10.1111/j.1528–1167.2007.01161.x) (June 12, 2007). abstract
Kruger J, Bowles HR, Jones DA, Ainsworth BE, Kohl HW. Health-related
quality of life, BMI and physical activity among US adults (>=18 years):
National Physical Activity and Weight Loss Survey, 2002. Int J Obesity
2007;31(2):321–327. See abstract http://www.nature.com/ijo/journal/v31/n2/
full/0803386a.html#abs. See html http://www.nature.com/ijo/journal/v31/n2/full/0803386a.html
Kwan YK, Ip WC. Suicidality and migration among adolescents in Hong Kong. Death Studies 2007;31(1):45–66. abstract
Larson RJ, Larson RJ, Welch HG. Risk for increased utilization and adverse health outcomes among men served by the Veterans Health Administration. Mil Med 2007;172(7):690–696. abstract
Lavallee LF, Hatch PM, Michalos AC, McKinley T. Development of the Contentment
with Life Assessment Scale (CLAS): using daily life experiences to verify
levels of self-reported life satisfaction. Social Indicators Research
Lemelin J, Hogg WE, Dahrouge S, Deri Armstrong C, Zhang W, Dusseault JA, Parsons-Nicota J, Saginur R, Viner G. Patient, informal caregiver and care provider acceptance of a hospital in the home program in Ontario, Canada. BMC Health Serv Res 2007;7:130. abstract pdf (315K)
Li C, Ford ES, Mokdad AH, Jiles R, Giles WH. Clustering of multiple healthy lifestyle habits and health-related quality of life. Diabetes Care 2007;30(7):1770-1776. abstract
Martin LG, Schoeni RF, Freedman VA, Andreski P. Feeling better? Trends in general health status. J Gerontology--Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences 2007;62:S11–S21. abstract
McGuire LC, Strine TW, Okoro CA, Ahluwalia IB, Ford ES. Modifiable characteristics of a healthy lifestyle in U.S. older adults with or without frequent mental distress: 2003 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2007;15(9):754–761. abstract
Moriarty, D. Use of health-related quality-of-life surveillance data in public health decision-making — the case of the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, United States, 1991–2006. 2007 International Society for Quality of Life Research meeting abstracts. The QLR Journal 2007:A-86, Abstract #1404.
Olatunji BO, Cisler JM, Tolin DF. Quality of life in the anxiety disorders: a meta-analytic review. Clin Psychol Rev 2007;27(5):572–581. abstract
Okoro C, Strine T, McGuire L, Balluz L, Mokdad A. Employment status and frequent mental distress among adults with disabilities. Occup Med (Lond) 2007;57(3):217–220. Epub 2007 Jan 16. abstract
Parker MG, Thorslund M. Health trends in the elderly population: getting better and getting worse. Gerontologist 2007;47(2):150–158. abstract
Ravesloot CH, Seekins T, Cahill T, Lindgren S, Nary DE, White G. Health promotion for people with disabilities: development and evaluation of the Living Well with a Disability program. Health Educ Res 2007;22(4):522–531. abstract
Reeve BB, Burke LB, Chiang YP, Clauser SB, Colpe LJ, Elias JW, Fleishman J, Hohmann AA, Johnson-Taylor WL, Lawrence W, Moy CS, Quatrano LA, Riley WT, Smothers BA, Werner EM. Enhancing measurement in health outcomes research supported by Agencies within the US Department of Health and Human Services. Qual Life Res 2007;16 Suppl 1:175–186. Epub 2007 May 26. abstract
Rohrer JE, Arif A, Denison A, Young R, Adamson S. Overall self-rated health as an outcome indicator in primary care. J Eval Clin Pract 2007 Dec;13(6):882-888. abstract
Rohrer J, Rohland B, Denison A, Pierce JR, Rasmussen NH. Family history of mental illness and frequent mental distress in community clinic patients. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 2007;13(3):435–439. abstract
Sahmoun AE, Markland MJ, Helgerson SD. Mental health status and diabetes among Whites and Native Americans: is race an effect modifier? Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 2007;18(3):599–608. abstract
Schwartz C, Andresen E, Nosek M, Krahn G. Response shift theory: important implications for measuring quality of life in people with disability. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2007 Apr;88(4):529–536. abstract
Skarupski KA, Mendes de Leon CF, Bienias JL, Scherr PA, Zack MM, Moriarty DG, Evans DA. Black-white differences in health-related quality of life among older adults. Qual Life Res 2007;16(2):287–296. Published online October 16, 2006. abstract
Stewart ST, Woodward RM, Rosen AB, Cutler DM. A proposed method for monitoring U.S. population health: linking symptoms, impairments, and health ratings. NBER Working Papers 2007;11358:1-56. pdf (270K)
Strine TW, Chapman DP, Balluz L, Mokdad AH. Health-related quality of life and health behaviors by social and emotional support: Their relevance to psychiatry and medicine. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 2007; Oct 25 [E-pub ahead of print]. abstract
Strine TW, Chapman DP, Balluz LS, Moriarty DG, Mokdad AH. The associations between life satisfaction and health-related quality of life, chronic illness, and health behaviors among U.S. community-dwelling adults. J Comm H [Aug; DOI 10.1007/s10900-007–9066-4]. SpringerLink Date Thursday, August 23, 2007. abstract
Sugiyama T, Thompson CW. Older people's health, outdoor activity and supportiveness of neighborhood environments. Landscape and Urban Planning 2007;83(2–3):168–175.
Sullivan G, Craske MG, Sherbourne C, Edlund MJ, Rose RD, Golinelli D, Chavira DA, Bystritsky A, Stein MB, Roy-Byrne PP. Design of the Coordinated Anxiety Learning and Management (CALM) study: innovations in collaborative care for anxiety disorders. Gen Hosp Psychiatry 2007;29(5):379-387. abstract
Tann SS, Yabiku ST, Okamoto SK, Yanow J. Triadd: the risk for alcohol abuse, depression, and diabetes multimorbidity in the American Indian and Alaska native population. American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research: Journal of the National Center 2007;14(1):1–23 pdf *(410KB)
Wang J, Saalfrank MF, Hong SH, Liu C, Gourley DR. Patterns of reporting
health-related quality of life across racial and ethnic groups. Expert
Review of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 2007;7(2):177–186.
Weissmann G. "Chronic Lyme" and other medically unexplained syndromes [editorial]. FASEB J 2007;21(2):299–301.
Zahran HS, Zack MM, Vernon-Smiley ME, Hertz MF. Health-related quality of life and behaviors risky to health among adults aged 18–24 years in secondary or higher education—United States, 2003–2005. J Adolesc Health 2007;41(4):389–397. abstract
Zeinomar N, Caracciolo B, Andresen E, Brumback B, Defries E. Natural disaster and disability: case study of the Florida 2004 hurricane season based on the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) (presentation abstract), American College of Epidemiology Annual Meeting. Annals of Epidemiology 2007;17(9):752–753.
Alwan M, Mack DC, Dalal S, Kell S, Turner B, Felder RA. Impact of passive in-home health status monitoring technology in home health: outcome pilot (Proceedings). Distributed Diagnosis and Home Healthcare, 2006-1st Transdisciplinary Conference April 2–4, 2006:79–82. Digital Object Identifier 10.1109/DDHH.2006.1624802. pdf (737K)
An LC, Zhu SH, Nelson DB, Arikian NJ, Nugent S, Partin MR, Joseph AM. Benefits of telephone care over primary care for smoking cessation — a randomized trial. Arch Intern Med 2006;166:536–542. abstract html*
Becker H. Measuring health among people with disabilities. Fam Community Health 2006;29(1 suppl):70S–77S. abstract
Bish CL, Michels Blanck H, Maynard LM, Serdula MK, Thompson NJ, Kettel Khan L. Health-related quality of life and weight loss among overweight and obese U.S. adults, 2001 to 2002. Obesity (Silver Spring) 2006;14(11):2042–53. abstract html* pdf* (646K)
Booske BC, Kindig DA, Remington PL, Kempf AM, Peppard PE. How should we measure health-related quality of life in Wisconsin? University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute Brief Report 2006;1(1):1–5. pdf* (266K)
Borders TF, Rohrer JE, Cardarelli KM. Gender-specific disparities in obesity. J Community Health 2006;31(1):57–68. abstract
Brown DW, Brown DR, Heath GW, Moriarty DG, Balluz L, Giles WH. Relationships
between engaging in recommended levels of physical activity and health-related
quality of life among hypertensive adults. Journal of Physical Activity
& Health 2006;3(2):137–147.
Burton WN, Chen CY, Schultz AB, Conti DJ, Pransky G, Edington DW. Worker productivity loss associated with arthritis. Dis Manag 2006;9(3):131–43. abstract
Choe JS, Kwon SO, Paik HY. Nutritional status and related factors of the elderly in longevity areas: III. Relation among self-rated health, health-related behaviors, and nutrient intake in rural elderly (Korean). Korean J Nutr 2006;39(3):286-298. abstract*
Cockerill R, Jaglal S, Charles LL, Chambers L, Brazil K, Cohen C. A new instrument to assess caregivers' and care recipients' experiences with networks of dementia care. Dementia 2006;5(1):51–66. See http://aja.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/22/2/103.
Fan ZJ, Bonauto DK, Foley MP, Silverstein BA. Underreporting of Work-Related Injury or Illness to Workers' Compensation: Individual and Industry Factors. J Occup Environ Med 2006;48(9):914–922. abstract
Ford JD, Adams ML, Dailey WF. Factors associated with receiving help and risk factors for disaster-related distress among Connecticut adults 5-15 months after the September 11th terrorist incidents. Soc Psych & Psych Epi 2006;41(4):261–270. abstract
Frank E, Carrera JS, Elon L, Hertzberg VS. Basic demographics, health practices, and health status of U.S. medical students. Am J Prev Med 2006;31(6):499–505. abstract
Gabbidon SL, SA Peterson SA. Living while black—A
state-level analysis of the influence of select social stressors on the
quality of life among black Americans. J Black Studies 2006;37(1)83–102.
abstract/37/1/83 pdf (125K)
Goins RT, John R, Hennessy CH, Denny CH, Buchwald D. Determinants of
health-related quality of life among older American Indians and Alaska Natives.
J Applied Geront 2006;25(1 suppl):73S–88S. See http://jag.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/25/1_suppl/73S.
cgi/reprint/25/1_suppl/73S.pdf pdf (89K)
Golden L, Wiens-Tuers B. To your happiness? Extra hours of labor supply and worker well-being. Journal of Socio-Economics 2006;35(2):382-397. See http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=988245
Griffin-Blake CS, Tucker PJ, Liburd L.. Mind over matter: Exploring job stress among female blue-collar workers. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2006;15(10):1105–10. abstract
Hawk C, Hyland JK, Rupert R, Colonvega M, Hall S. Assessment of balance and risk for falls in a sample of community-dwelling adults aged 65 and older. Chiropr Osteopat 2006;14:3. abstract See http://www.chiroandosteo.com/content/14/1/3.
Heo M, Pietrobelli A, Fontaine KR, Sirey JA, Faith MS. Depressive mood and obesity in U.S. adults: comparison and moderation by sex, age, and race. Int J Obes 2006;30(3):513–519. abstract
Ho G, Qian H, Kim MY, Melnik TA, Tucker KL, Jimenez-Velazquez IZ, Kaplan RC, Lee-Rey ET, Stein DT, Rivera W, Rohan TE. Health disparities between island and mainland Puerto Ricans. Pan Am J Publ H 2006;19(5):331–339. abstract
Ipsen C. Health, secondary conditions, and employment outcomes for adults
with disabilities. Journal of Disability Policy Studies 2006;17(2):77–87. See
Ipsen C, Ravesloot C, Seekins T, Seninger S. A financial cost–benefit analysis of a health promotion program for individuals with mobility impairments. Journal of Disability Policy Studies 2006;16(4):220-228. See http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/proedcw/jdps/2006/00000017/00000002/art00002
Jiang Y, Hesser JE. Associations between health-related quality of life and demographics and health risks. Results from Rhode Island's 2002 Behavioral Risk Factor Survey. Health Qual Life Outcomes 2006;4(14):1–10. abstract html pdf (303K)
Kaestner R, Tarlov E. Changes in the welfare caseload and the health of low-educated mothers. J Policy Anal Manage 2006;25(3):623–643. abstract
Kempf AM, Peppard PE, Booske BC, Kindig DA, Remington PL. Using measures of disparities as indicators of the health of Wisconsin. University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute Brief Report 2006;1(5):1–10. pdf* (382K)
Kieffer EC, Sinco BR, Rafferty A, Spencer MS, Palmisano G, Watt EE, Heisler M. Chronic disease-related behaviors and health among African Americans and Hispanics in the REACH Detroit 2010 communities, Michigan, and the United States. Health Promot Pract 2006;7(3 Suppl):256S–264S. abstract
Kimerling R, Baumrind N, “Access to Mental Health Services Among California Women” in Weinbaum, Z, and Thorfinnson, T (eds.) Women's Health: Findings from the California Women's Health Survey, 1997–2003. California Department of Health Services, Office of Women’s Health. Sacramento, California, May 2006. Chapter 14. pdf (1.7MB)
Klementiev A. Chapter 5-An alternative measure of years of healthy life--[from: Estes RJ (ed.), Advancing Quality of Life in a Turbulent World]. Social Indicators Research Series, Springer Netherlands 2006;29:67–84.
Kobau R, Gilliam F, Thurman DJ. Prevalence of self-reported epilepsy or seizure disorder and Its associations with self-reported depression and anxiety: Results from the 2004 healthstyles survey. Epilepsia 2006;47(11):1915–1921. abstract
Krause JS, Broderick LE, Saladin LK, Broyles J. Racial disparities in health outcomes after spinal cord injury: mediating effects of education and income. J Spinal Cord Med 2006;29(1):17–25. abstract
Lackner JM, Gudlkeski GD, Zack MM, Katz LA, Powell C, Krasner S, Holmes E, Dorscheimer K. Measuring health-related quality of life in patients with irritable bowel syndrome: can less be more? Psychosom Med 2006;68:312–320. abstract
LaVela SL, Weaver FM, Goldstein B, Chen K, Miskevics S, Rajan S, Gater DR. Diabetes mellitus in individuals with spinal cord injury or disorder. J Spinal Cord Med 2006;29(4):387–395. abstract
Lavela SL, Weaver FM, Smith B, Chen K. Disease prevalence and use of preventive services: comparison of female veterans in general and those with spinal cord injuries and disorders. J Womens Health 2006;15(3):301–311. abstract
Link M, Osborn L, Induni M, Battaglia M, Frankel M. Behavior coding assessment of the quality of real-time telephone survey interpreters. In: Proceedings of the 2006 Joint Statistical Meetings/American Statistical Association Conference [CD-ROM]; 2006 Aug 6–10; Seattle, Washington. Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association 2006. pdf* (74K)
Locker D, Gibson B. The concept of positive health: a review and commentary on its application in oral health research. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 2006;34(3):161–173. abstract
Mielenz T, Jackson E, Currey S, Robert DeVellis R, F Callahan LF. Psychometric properties of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Health-Related Quality of Life (CDC HRQOL) items in adults with arthritis. Health Qual Life Outcomes 2006 Sep 24;4:66. Published online 2006 September 24. doi: 10.1186/1477–7525–4–66. abstract html pdf (244K)
Miller W, Robinson LA, Lawrence RS (Eds); Committee to evaluate measures of health benefits for environmental, health, and safety regulation board on health care services. Valuing health for regulatory cost-effectiveness analysis. Institute of Medicine, National Academies Press, Washington, D.C., 2006:1-364. abstract* html* pdf* (222KB)
Mody, RR, Smith, MJ. Smoking status and health-related quality of life: findings from the 2001 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Data. Am J Health Promot 2006;20(4):251–258. abstract
Mucci LA, Wood PA, Cohen B, Clements KM, Brawarsky P, Brooks DR. Validity of self-reported health plan information in a population-based health survey. J Publ Health Management & Pract 2006;12(6):570-577. abstract
Mukamal KJ, Ding EL, Djoussé L. Alcohol consumption, physical activity, and chronic disease risk factors: a population-based cross-sectional survey. BMC Public Health 2006, 6:118 doi:10.1186/1471–2458–6–118. Published: 03 May 2006. abstract html pdf (260K)
Nelson KM. The burden of obesity among a national probability sample of veterans. J Gen Intern Med. 2006;21(9):915–9. abstract
Pierce JR, Denison AV, Arif AA, Rohrer JE. Living near a trail is associated with increased odds of walking among patients using community clinics. J Community Health 2006;31(4):289–302. abstract
Sasaski Y, Henmi , Ito K, Kanazawa M, Goto Y, Kataoka H, Kohzuki M. Relationship of Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) and Population-Based Surveillance (Healthy Japan 21) for Japanese mothers (presentation abstract) in 2006 International Society for Quality of Life Research meeting abstracts. Qual Life Res (2006) Electronic Suppl, A-140, Abstract #1306. pdf* (1640K)
Shaikh IA, Shaikh MA, Rasheed BO. Job satisfaction among male physicians--perspective from northern Iraq. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2006;16(5):329–32. abstract
Shao SJ, Su SC, Kanarek N. County-level basics of living affects overall
mortality rate in the United States—2000. Applied Research in Quality
of Life 2006;1:97–106.
Sloane PD, Callahan L, Kahwati L; Mitchell CM. Development of a practice-based patient cohort for primary care research. Fam Med 2006;38(1):50–58. abstract
Thacker SB, Stroup DF, Carande-Kulis V, Marks JS, Roy K, Gerberding JL. Measuring the public’s health. Public Health Rep 2006;121(1):14–22. abstract
Thommasen HV, Zhang W. Health-related quality of life and type 2 diabetes: A study of people living in the Bella Coola Valley. BC Medical Journal 2006;48(6):272–278. html*
Toet J, Raat H, van Ameijden EJC. Validation of the Dutch version of the CDC core healthy days measures in a community sample. Qual Life Res 2006;15(1):179–184. abstract
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