health status

Summary

Summary: The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Prevalence of obesity, diabetes, and obesity-related health risk factors, 2001
    Ali H Mokdad
    Division of Adult and Community Health, 4770 National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    JAMA 289:76-9. 2003
  2. ncbi A 12-Item Short-Form Health Survey: construction of scales and preliminary tests of reliability and validity
    J Ware
    Health Institute, New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 34:220-33. 1996
  3. ncbi EQ-5D: a measure of health status from the EuroQol Group
    R Rabin
    Erasmus University Rotterdam, Centre for Health Policy and Law, The Netherlands
    Ann Med 33:337-43. 2001
  4. ncbi Self-rated health and mortality: a review of twenty-seven community studies
    E L Idler
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers, State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick 08903, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 38:21-37. 1997
  5. ncbi The estimation of a preference-based measure of health from the SF-36
    John Brazier
    Sheffield Health Economics Group, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, UK
    J Health Econ 21:271-92. 2002
  6. ncbi Social determinants of health inequalities
    Michael Marmot
    International Centre for Health and Society, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Lancet 365:1099-104. 2005
  7. pmc Ageing populations: the challenges ahead
    Kaare Christensen
    Danish Ageing Research Centre, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Lancet 374:1196-208. 2009
  8. ncbi Depression, chronic diseases, and decrements in health: results from the World Health Surveys
    Saba Moussavi
    Department of Measurement and Health Information Systems, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 370:851-8. 2007
  9. ncbi The estimation of a preference-based measure of health from the SF-12
    John E Brazier
    Health Economics and Decision Science Group, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    Med Care 42:851-9. 2004
  10. ncbi Health consequences of intimate partner violence
    Jacquelyn C Campbell
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    Lancet 359:1331-6. 2002

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  1. ncbi Prevalence of obesity, diabetes, and obesity-related health risk factors, 2001
    Ali H Mokdad
    Division of Adult and Community Health, 4770 National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    JAMA 289:76-9. 2003
    ..Obesity and diabetes are increasing in the United States...
  2. ncbi A 12-Item Short-Form Health Survey: construction of scales and preliminary tests of reliability and validity
    J Ware
    Health Institute, New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 34:220-33. 1996
    ....
  3. ncbi EQ-5D: a measure of health status from the EuroQol Group
    R Rabin
    Erasmus University Rotterdam, Centre for Health Policy and Law, The Netherlands
    Ann Med 33:337-43. 2001
    ..The process of shared development and local experimentation resulted in EQ-5D, a generic measure of health status that provides a simple descriptive profile and a single index value that can be used in the clinical and ..
  4. ncbi Self-rated health and mortality: a review of twenty-seven community studies
    E L Idler
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers, State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick 08903, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 38:21-37. 1997
    ..an independent predictor of mortality in nearly all of the studies, despite the inclusion of numerous specific health status indicators and other relevant covariates known to predict mortality...
  5. ncbi The estimation of a preference-based measure of health from the SF-36
    John Brazier
    Sheffield Health Economics Group, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, UK
    J Health Econ 21:271-92. 2002
    ..These problems must be weighed against the rich descriptive ability of the SF-6D, and the potential application of these models to existing and future SF-36 data set...
  6. ncbi Social determinants of health inequalities
    Michael Marmot
    International Centre for Health and Society, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Lancet 365:1099-104. 2005
    ..Social determinants are relevant to communicable and non-communicable disease alike. Health status, therefore, should be of concern to policy makers in every sector, not solely those involved in health policy...
  7. pmc Ageing populations: the challenges ahead
    Kaare Christensen
    Danish Ageing Research Centre, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Lancet 374:1196-208. 2009
    ..This finding, together with technological and medical development and redistribution of work, will be important for our chances to meet the challenges of ageing populations...
  8. ncbi Depression, chronic diseases, and decrements in health: results from the World Health Surveys
    Saba Moussavi
    Department of Measurement and Health Information Systems, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 370:851-8. 2007
    ..Depression is often comorbid with other chronic diseases and can worsen their associated health outcomes. Few studies have explored the effect of depression, alone or as a comorbidity, on overall health status.
  9. ncbi The estimation of a preference-based measure of health from the SF-12
    John E Brazier
    Health Economics and Decision Science Group, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    Med Care 42:851-9. 2004
    ..It has become widely used in clinical trials and routine outcome assessment because of its brevity and psychometric performance, but it cannot be used in economic evaluation in its current form...
  10. ncbi Health consequences of intimate partner violence
    Jacquelyn C Campbell
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    Lancet 359:1331-6. 2002
    ..I recommend increased assessment and interventions for intimate partner violence in health-care settings...
  11. ncbi A life course approach to chronic disease epidemiology: conceptual models, empirical challenges and interdisciplinary perspectives
    Yoav Ben-Shlomo
    Int J Epidemiol 31:285-93. 2002
  12. ncbi The health status of nonparticipants in a population-based health study: the Hordaland Health Study
    Ann Kristin Knudsen
    Research Section for Mental Health Epidemiology, Department of Health Promotion and Development, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 172:1306-14. 2010
    ..aimed to examine whether nonparticipation in a population-based health study was associated with poorer health status; to determine whether specific health problems were overrepresented among nonparticipants; and to explore ..
  13. pmc Mortality prediction with a single general self-rated health question. A meta-analysis
    Karen B DeSalvo
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:267-75. 2006
    ..We conducted a systematic review of the association between a single item assessing general self-rated health (GSRH) and mortality...
  14. pmc Multilevel analyses of neighbourhood socioeconomic context and health outcomes: a critical review
    K E Pickett
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 2007, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 55:111-22. 2001
    ..Multilevel or contextual analyses of social factors and health represent a possible reconciliation between two divergent epidemiological paradigms-individual risk factor epidemiology and an ecological approach...
  15. ncbi What is self-rated health and why does it predict mortality? Towards a unified conceptual model
    Marja Jylha
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 69:307-16. 2009
    ..us understand why self-ratings of health may be modified by age or culture, but still be a valid measure of health status. Second, based on the proposed model, the paper examines the association of self-rated health with mortality...
  16. ncbi [Measuring the quality of life in economic evaluations: the Dutch EQ-5D tariff]
    L M Lamers
    Instituut Beleid en Management Gezondheidszorg, Erasmus MC, Postbus 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:1574-8. 2005
    ..To value EQ-5D health states by a general Dutch public. EQ-5D is a standardised questionnaire that is used to calculate quality-adjusted life-years for cost-utility analysis...
  17. ncbi Integrating response shift into health-related quality of life research: a theoretical model
    M A Sprangers
    Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Hospital Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 48:1507-15. 1999
    ..response shift into QOL research would allow a better understanding of how QOL is affected by changes in health status and would direct the development of reliable and valid measures for assessing changes in QOL...
  18. ncbi Properties of the COPD assessment test in a cross-sectional European study
    P W Jones
    Division of Clinical Science, St George s University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Eur Respir J 38:29-35. 2011
    A short, easy-to-use health status questionnaire is needed in the multidimensional assessment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in routine practice...
  19. ncbi From social integration to health: Durkheim in the new millennium
    L F Berkman
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Soc Sci Med 51:843-57. 2000
    ..We argue that networks operate at the behavioral level through four primary pathways: (1) provision of social support; (2) social influence; (3) on social engagement and attachment; and (4) access to resources and material goods...
  20. ncbi Evidence suggesting that a chronic disease self-management program can improve health status while reducing hospitalization: a randomized trial
    K R Lorig
    Stanford University School of Medicine, California, USA
    Med Care 37:5-14. 1999
    This study evaluated the effectiveness (changes in health behaviors, health status, and health service utilization) of a self-management program for chronic disease designed for use with a heterogeneous group of chronic disease patients...
  21. ncbi A comparison of the EQ-5D and SF-6D across seven patient groups
    John Brazier
    Sheffield Health Economics Group, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Health Econ 13:873-84. 2004
    ..Further research is required to fully understand the respective roles of the descriptive systems and the valuation methods and to examine the implications for estimates of the impact of health care interventions...
  22. ncbi The Dutch tariff: results and arguments for an effective design for national EQ-5D valuation studies
    L M Lamers
    Institute for Medical Technology Assessment, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Econ 15:1121-32. 2006
    ..The mean absolute error was 0.030. The design of this study is recommended for national EQ-5D valuation studies...
  23. pmc A global clinical measure of fitness and frailty in elderly people
    Kenneth Rockwood
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    CMAJ 173:489-95. 2005
    ..We aimed to develop a tool that would be both predictive and easy to use...
  24. ncbi Relationship of subjective and objective social status with psychological and physiological functioning: preliminary data in healthy white women
    N E Adler
    Health Psychology Program, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0844, USA
    Health Psychol 19:586-92. 2000
    ..Results suggest that, in this sample with a moderately restricted range on SES and health, psychological perceptions of social status may be contributing to the SES-health gradient...
  25. ncbi Chronic disease self-management program: 2-year health status and health care utilization outcomes
    K R Lorig
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Med Care 39:1217-23. 2001
    OBJECTIVES: To assess the 1- and 2-year health status, health care utilization and self-efficacy outcomes for the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP)...
  26. pmc Social capital and self-rated health: a contextual analysis
    I Kawachi
    Department of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:1187-93. 1999
    ..This article reports a contextual analysis of social capital and individual self-rated health, with adjustment for individual household income, health behaviors, and other covariates...
  27. pmc Antonovsky's sense of coherence scale and the relation with health: a systematic review
    Monica Eriksson
    Folkhälsan Research Centre, Health Promotion Programme, PO Box 63, FIN 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:376-81. 2006
    ..The aim of this paper is to synthesise empirical findings on the salutogenic concept sense of coherence (SOC) and examine its capacity to explain health and its dimensions...
  28. ncbi The prevalence of pain and pain interference in a general population of older adults: cross-sectional findings from the North Staffordshire Osteoarthritis Project (NorStOP)
    Elaine Thomas
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, North Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    Pain 110:361-8. 2004
    ..Respondents' gender, age, employment status, socio-economic classification, and general health status were gathered to characterise the population under study...
  29. ncbi The Short Form Health Survey (SF-36): translation and validation study of the Iranian version
    Ali Montazeri
    Iranian Institute for Health Sciences Research, Tehran, Iran
    Qual Life Res 14:875-82. 2005
    ..9% of the variance. In general, the Iranian version of the SF-36 performed well and the findings suggest that it is a reliable and valid measure of health related quality of life among the general population...
  30. ncbi Effect of tiotropium on outcomes in patients with moderate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (UPLIFT): a prespecified subgroup analysis of a randomised controlled trial
    Marc Decramer
    Respiratory Division, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Lancet 374:1171-8. 2009
    ..However, there are few data for treatment in the early stages of the disease. We examined the effect of tiotropium on outcomes in a large subgroup of patients with moderate COPD...
  31. ncbi Gender differences in health: a Canadian study of the psychosocial, structural and behavioural determinants of health
    Margaret Denton
    McMaster University, W Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 58:2585-600. 2004
    ..Our findings suggest the value of models that include a wide range of health and health-determinant variables, and affirm the importance of looking more closely at gender differences in health...
  32. pmc Adherence to Mediterranean diet and health status: meta-analysis
    Francesco Sofi
    Department of Medical and Surgical Critical Care, Thrombosis Centre, University of Florence, Viale Morgagni 85, 50134 Florence, Italy
    BMJ 337:a1344. 2008
    ..To systematically review all the prospective cohort studies that have analysed the relation between adherence to a Mediterranean diet, mortality, and incidence of chronic diseases in a primary prevention setting...
  33. ncbi Depressive symptoms and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: effect on mortality, hospital readmission, symptom burden, functional status, and quality of life
    Tze Pin Ng
    Gerontological Research Programme, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Arch Intern Med 167:60-7. 2007
    ..We evaluated the impact of comorbid depression on mortality, hospital readmission, smoking behavior, respiratory symptom burden, and physical and social functioning in patients with COPD...
  34. ncbi Factors that influence disease-specific quality of life or health status in patients with COPD: a review and meta-analysis of Pearson correlations
    Ioanna Tsiligianni
    University Medical Center, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Prim Care Respir J 20:257-68. 2011
    ..A major goal in the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is to ensure that the burden of the disease for patients with COPD is limited and that patients will have the best possible quality of life...
  35. ncbi US valuation of the EQ-5D health states: development and testing of the D1 valuation model
    James W Shaw
    Tobacco Control Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Med Care 43:203-20. 2005
    The EQ-5D is a brief, multiattribute, preference-based health status measure. This article describes the development of a statistical model for generating US population-based EQ-5D preference weights.
  36. ncbi A uniform time trade off method for states better and worse than dead: feasibility study of the 'lead time' approach
    Nancy J Devlin
    Office of Health Economics, London, UK
    Health Econ 20:348-61. 2011
    ....
  37. pmc Community prevalence of ideal cardiovascular health, by the American Heart Association definition, and relationship with cardiovascular disease incidence
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:1690-6. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to estimate the prevalence of ideal cardiovascular health and its relationship with incident cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  38. ncbi Derivation and validation of a short-form oral health impact profile
    G D Slade
    Department of Dental Ecology, University of North Carolina 27599-7450, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 25:284-90. 1997
    ..05) with both the OHIP-49 and the OHIP-14. While it will be important to replicate these findings in other populations, the findings suggest that the OHIP-14 has good reliability, validity and precision...
  39. ncbi Methodological approaches for assessing response shift in longitudinal health-related quality-of-life research
    C E Schwartz
    Frontier Science and Technology Research Foundation Inc, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Soc Sci Med 48:1531-48. 1999
    ..It is also recommended that criterion measures of change be included in future studies of response shift...
  40. ncbi Why patients use alternative medicine: results of a national study
    J A Astin
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, Calif 94304 1583, USA
    JAMA 279:1548-53. 1998
    ..Research both in the United States and abroad suggests that significant numbers of people are involved with various forms of alternative medicine. However, the reasons for such use are, at present, poorly understood...
  41. ncbi The measurement of effort-reward imbalance at work: European comparisons
    Johannes Siegrist
    Department of Medical Sociology, University of Duesseldorf, PO Box 10 10 07, D 40001 Duesseldorf, Germany
    Soc Sci Med 58:1483-99. 2004
    ..In the light of the importance of work for adult health such investigations are crucial in advanced societies within and beyond Europe...
  42. ncbi Methods to explain the clinical significance of health status measures
    Gordon H Guyatt
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University and Health Sciences Center, Hamilton, Ontario
    Mayo Clin Proc 77:371-83. 2002
    ..No single approach to interpretability is perfect. Use of multiple strategies is likely to enhance the interpretability of any particular instrument...
  43. ncbi Income inequality and population health: a review and explanation of the evidence
    Richard G Wilkinson
    Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Nottingham Medical School, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:1768-84. 2006
    ..We finish by discussing possible objections to our interpretation of the findings...
  44. ncbi The Assessment of Quality of Life (AQoL) instrument: a psychometric measure of health-related quality of life
    G Hawthorne
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Qual Life Res 8:209-24. 1999
    ..Scaling it for economic evaluation using utilities is being undertaken. Respondents have indicated the AQoL is easy to understand and is quickly completed. Its initial properties suggest it may be widely applicable...
  45. ncbi Drinking and drinking patterns and health status in the general population of five areas of China
    Wei Hao
    Mental Health Institute, WHO Collaborating Research Center for Abuse and Health, Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China
    Alcohol Alcohol 39:43-52. 2004
    To understand drinking patterns, health status related to drinking and the level of unrecorded alcoholic beverage consumption for the general population living in five areas of China in 2001.
  46. ncbi The 15D instrument of health-related quality of life: properties and applications
    H Sintonen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Ann Med 33:328-36. 2001
    ..The instrument is recommended by the Washington Panel and is available in several languages for clinical economic evaluation and population studies...
  47. ncbi Obesity and health-related quality of life
    K R Fontaine
    Division of Gerontology, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center GRECC, Baltimore VA Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Obes Rev 2:173-82. 2001
    ....
  48. ncbi Internal migration and health: re-examining the healthy migrant phenomenon in China
    Juan Chen
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Soc Sci Med 72:1294-301. 2011
    ..Different health status trajectories existed between physical health versus mental health and between rural-to-urban migrants versus ..
  49. ncbi Recovery after injury: an individual patient data meta-analysis of general health status using the EQ-5D
    James A Black
    Injury Prevention Research Unit IPRU, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
    J Trauma 71:1003-10. 2011
    ....
  50. ncbi Defining clinically meaningful change in health-related quality of life
    Ross D Crosby
    Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, 700 First Avenue South, Fargo, ND 58107, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:395-407. 2003
    ..We propose a new terminology for describing meaningful change derived from anchor-based and distribution-based methods...
  51. ncbi The World Oral Health Report 2003: continuous improvement of oral health in the 21st century--the approach of the WHO Global Oral Health Programme
    Poul Erik Petersen
    World Health Organization, Oral Health Programme, Noncommunicable Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 31:3-23. 2003
    ..The current oral health situation and development trends at global level are described and WHO strategies and approaches for better oral health in the 21st century are outlined...
  52. ncbi Trends in health care expenditures, utilization, and health status among US adults with spine problems, 1997-2006
    Brook I Martin
    Departments of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:2077-84. 2009
    Analysis of nationally representative survey data for spine-related health care expenditures, utilization and self-reported health status.
  53. pmc Toward the next generation of research into small area effects on health: a synthesis of multilevel investigations published since July 1998
    Mylene Riva
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, Downtown Station, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:853-61. 2007
    ..Area effects on health, although significant in most studies, often depend on the health outcome studied, the measure of area exposure used, and the spatial scale at which associations are examined...
  54. ncbi Protocols for time tradeoff valuations of health states worse than dead: a literature review
    Carl Tilling
    School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, UK
    Med Decis Making 30:610-9. 2010
    ..Both of these protocols have significant weaknesses: Valuations for states worse than dead (SWD) are elicited through procedures different from those for states better than dead (SBD), and negative values can be extremely negative...
  55. ncbi A review of studies mapping (or cross walking) non-preference based measures of health to generic preference-based measures
    John E Brazier
    Health Economics and Decision Science, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield, S1 4DA, UK
    Eur J Health Econ 11:215-25. 2010
    Clinical studies use a wide variety of health status measures to measure health related quality of life, many of which cannot be used in cost-effectiveness analysis using cost per quality adjusted life year (QALY)...
  56. ncbi Using a discrete choice experiment to estimate health state utility values
    Nick Bansback
    School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, S Yorks, UK
    J Health Econ 31:306-18. 2012
    ..This has important implications for providing robust values that represent the preferences of all respondents...
  57. ncbi Grip strength, postural control, and functional leg power in a representative cohort of British men and women: associations with physical activity, health status, and socioeconomic conditions
    Diana Kuh
    MRC National Survey of Health and Development, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College Medical School, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, United Kingdom, WC1E 6BT
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:224-31. 2005
    ....
  58. pmc The Health Utilities Index (HUI): concepts, measurement properties and applications
    John Horsman
    Health Utilities Inc, Dundas, ON, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:54. 2003
    ..The classification systems provide compact but comprehensive frameworks within which to describe health status. The multi-attribute utility functions provide all the information required to calculate single-summary scores ..
  59. pmc Variations in population health status: results from a United Kingdom national questionnaire survey
    P Kind
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York
    BMJ 316:736-41. 1998
    ..To measure the health of a representative sample of the population of the United Kingdom by using the EuroQoL EQ-5D questionnaire...
  60. pmc Central role of the brain in stress and adaptation: links to socioeconomic status, health, and disease
    Bruce S McEwen
    Harold and Margaret Milliken Hatch Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1186:190-222. 2010
    ..This review focuses specifically on the links between stress-related processes embedded within the social environment and embodied within the brain, which is viewed as the central mediator and target of allostasis and allostatic load...
  61. ncbi A systematic review of empirical research on self-reported racism and health
    Yin Paradies
    Centre for Health and Society, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 35:888-901. 2006
    ..behaviours, with weaker associations existing for positive mental health outcomes, self-assessed health status, and physical health outcomes...
  62. pmc How valid and responsive are generic health status measures, such as EQ-5D and SF-36, in schizophrenia? A systematic review
    Diana Papaioannou
    School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Value Health 14:907-20. 2011
    Generic health status measures such as the short form health survey (SF-36) and EuroQol-5D (EQ-5D) are increasingly being used to inform health policy...
  63. pmc Changes in food insecurity, nutritional status, and physical health status after antiretroviral therapy initiation in rural Uganda
    Sheri D Weiser
    Department of Medicine, Division of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 61:179-86. 2012
    To investigate whether time on antiretroviral therapy (ART) is associated with improvements in food security and nutritional status, and the extent to which associations are mediated by improved physical health status.
  64. ncbi Interpreting thresholds for a clinically significant change in health status in asthma and COPD
    P W Jones
    St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    Eur Respir J 19:398-404. 2002
    b>Health status (or Health-Related Quality of Life) measurement is an established method for assessing the overall efficacy of treatments for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  65. ncbi Overweight, obesity, and health-related quality of life among adolescents: the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health
    Karen C Swallen
    Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    Pediatrics 115:340-7. 2005
    ..We investigated the association between obesity and health-related quality of life in a nationally representative sample of adolescents...
  66. ncbi The RAND-36 measure of health-related quality of life
    R D Hays
    UCLA Department of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 90095 1736, USA
    Ann Med 33:350-7. 2001
    ..The paper also discusses the availability of the RAND-36 in multiple languages and summarizes changes that are incorporated in the latest version of the survey...
  67. ncbi Self-reported health status of the general adult U.S. population as assessed by the EQ-5D and Health Utilities Index
    Nan Luo
    QualityMetric Incorporated, Lincoln, RI, USA
    Med Care 43:1078-86. 2005
    This study aimed to describe the self-reported health status of the general adult U.S. population using 3 multi-attribute preference-based measures: the EQ-5D, Health Utilities Index Mark 2 (HUI2), and Mark 3 (HUI3).
  68. pmc Socioeconomic position and health status of people who live near busy roads: the Rome Longitudinal Study (RoLS)
    Giulia Cesaroni
    Department of Epidemiology of the Regional Health Service, Lazio Region, Via S, Costanza 53, 00198 Rome, Italy
    Environ Health 9:41. 2010
    ..The issue has large public health consequences but few studies have described the main socio-demographic characteristics of people exposed to traffic...
  69. pmc Oral health status and behaviours of preschool children in Hong Kong
    Chun Hung Chu
    Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    BMC Public Health 12:767. 2012
    ..This study aimed to describe the dental caries experience of preschool children in Hong Kong and factors affecting their dental caries status...
  70. pmc Literacy and health outcomes: a systematic review of the literature
    Darren A DeWalt
    RTI International University of North Carolina Evidence based Practice Center, Research Triangle Park, NC 27599, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1228-39. 2004
    ..To review the relationship between literacy and health outcomes...
  71. ncbi The use of patient reported outcome measures in routine clinical practice: lack of impact or lack of theory?
    Joanne Greenhalgh
    Health Care Practice R and D Unit, Allerton Building, University of Salford, Salford M6 6PU, UK
    Soc Sci Med 60:833-43. 2005
    ..The paper concludes by specifying how the feedback of HRQoL information to clinicians might be modified to maximise its impact on clinical decision making...
  72. pmc Climate change: the public health response
    Howard Frumkin
    National Center for Environmental Health Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, MS E 28, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:435-45. 2008
    ....
  73. ncbi Does social class predict diet quality?
    Nicole Darmon
    INRA, UMR1260, Nutriments Lipidiques et Prévention des Maladies Métaboliques, Marseille, France
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1107-17. 2008
    ..Exploring the possible causal relations between SES and diet quality is the purpose of this review...
  74. ncbi Generation of a Danish TTO value set for EQ-5D health states
    Kim U Wittrup-Jensen
    Global Health Economics, Outcomes and Reimbursement, Bayer Schering Pharma AG, Berlin, Germany
    Scand J Public Health 37:459-66. 2009
    ..In the absence of a set of Danish health preferences, patient outcome studies using the EQ-5D instrument have typically used UK health state valuations. This article describes the development of a Danish EQ-5D value set...
  75. pmc Meta-analysis of workplace physical activity interventions
    Vicki S Conn
    School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:330-9. 2009
    ..This comprehensive meta-analysis integrated the extant wide range of worksite physical activity intervention research...
  76. ncbi Socioeconomic status and health: what we know and what we don't
    N E Adler
    Health Psychology Program, Center for Health and Community, University of California, SF 94143 0844, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 896:3-15. 1999
    ....
  77. ncbi Risky families: family social environments and the mental and physical health of offspring
    Rena L Repetti
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095 1563, USA
    Psychol Bull 128:330-66. 2002
    ..We conclude that childhood family environments represent vital links for understanding mental and physical health across the life span...
  78. pmc Self rated health: Is it as good a predictor of subsequent mortality among adults in lower as well as in higher social classes?
    B Burstrom
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Social Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 55:836-40. 2001
    ..To analyse the predictive power of self rated health for mortality in different socioeconomic groups...
  79. ncbi Social capital, socio-economic status and psychological distress among Australian adults
    Philayrath Phongsavan
    University of Sydney, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 63:2546-61. 2006
    ..The findings also suggest the importance of examining the interrelationships between socio-economic status, social capital and mental health for community-dwelling adults...
  80. pmc Health and disease in 85 year olds: baseline findings from the Newcastle 85+ cohort study
    Joanna Collerton
    Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Campus for Ageing and Vitality, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 5PL
    BMJ 339:b4904. 2009
    ....
  81. ncbi Physical inactivity: prevalence and associated variables in Brazilian adults
    Pedro Curi Hallal
    Post Graduate Program in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, RS, Brazil
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:1894-900. 2003
    ..To measure the prevalence of physical inactivity, and variables associated with it, in an adult southern Brazilian population...
  82. ncbi Life satisfaction and suicide: a 20-year follow-up study
    H Koivumaa-Honkanen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Psychiatry 158:433-9. 2001
    The authors investigated whether self-reported life satisfaction predicted suicide over a period of 20 years (1976-1995) in adults unselected for mental health status.
  83. pmc The effectiveness and cost effectiveness of a national lay-led self care support programme for patients with long-term conditions: a pragmatic randomised controlled trial
    Anne Kennedy
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, 5th Floor, Williamson Building, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:254-61. 2007
    ..However, the clinical and cost effectiveness of such courses remains unclear...
  84. ncbi Altered health status and quality of life in South Asians with coronary artery disease
    Kevin R Bainey
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am Heart J 162:501-6. 2011
    ..Accordingly, we compared symptoms, function, and QOL in SA and European Canadians with CAD using the Seattle Angina Questionnaire (SAQ)...
  85. ncbi The new subjective medicine: taking the patient's point of view on health care and health
    Mark Sullivan
    Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical History and Ethics, University of Washington, 98195, Seattle, WA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 56:1595-604. 2003
    ..This further incorporation of patient subjectivity should carry us well beyond informed consent and the other protections for patient autonomy bequeathed to us by bioethics...
  86. ncbi Ocular health status of rural dwellers in south-western Nigeria
    Bernice O Adegbehingbe
    Ophthalmology Unit, Department of Surgery, College of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria
    Aust J Rural Health 15:269-72. 2007
    ..To determine the prevalence and causes of ocular morbidity, visual impairment and blindness, and suggest strategies for blindness prevention in a rural population...
  87. ncbi Socioeconomic differences in incident depression in older adults: the role of psychosocial factors, physical health status, and behavioral factors
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Section of Medical Sociology, Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 61:619-27. 2006
    ..the association between socioeconomic status (SES) and the onset of depression in older adults and to determine the relative contribution of psychosocial factors, physical health status, and behavioral factors in explaining this link.
  88. ncbi Does self-rated health mean the same thing across socioeconomic groups? Evidence from biomarker data
    Jennifer Beam Dowd
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Hunter College, City University of New York, NY 10010, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:743-9. 2010
    ..We test whether levels of biological risk differ by SES for those with the same SRH...
  89. pmc Quality of life and affective well-being in middle-aged and older people with chronic medical illnesses: a cross-sectional population based study
    Anna Wikman
    Psychobiology Group, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e18952. 2011
    ..The objective of this paper was to compare general (rather than health-related) QOL and affective well-being in middle aged and older people across eight chronic illnesses...
  90. ncbi Differences between caregivers and noncaregivers in psychological health and physical health: a meta-analysis
    Martin Pinquart
    Department of Developmental Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
    Psychol Aging 18:250-67. 2003
    ..Differences were also influenced by the quality of the study, relationship of caregiver to the care recipient, gender, and mean age of caregivers...
  91. ncbi Health promoting outdoor environments--associations between green space, and health, health-related quality of life and stress based on a Danish national representative survey
    Ulrika K Stigsdotter
    Forest and Landscape Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 38:411-7. 2010
    ..To investigate the associations between green space and health, health-related quality of life and stress, respectively...
  92. pmc The health status of Q-fever patients after long-term follow-up
    Gabriella Morroy
    Department of Infectious Disease Control, Municipal Health Service Hart voor Brabant, s Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 11:97. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to qualify and quantify the health status of Q-fever patients after long-term follow-up.
  93. pmc Unemployment and mental health: understanding the interactions among gender, family roles, and social class
    Lucia Artazcoz
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Health, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, and the Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Public Health 94:82-8. 2004
    ..We examined gender differences in the effects of unemployment on mental health and assessed whether such effects are associated with interactions among gender, family roles, and social class...
  94. ncbi Self-rated health is related to levels of circulating cytokines
    Mats Lekander
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Section of Psychology, Karolinska Institute and Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Psychosom Med 66:559-63. 2004
    ....
  95. pmc Health status of adults with congenital adrenal hyperplasia: a cohort study of 203 patients
    Wiebke Arlt
    Centre for Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:5110-21. 2010
    ..No consensus exists for management of adults with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) due to a paucity of data from cohorts of meaningful size...
  96. ncbi Cohort profile: The Thai Cohort of 87,134 Open University students
    Adrian C Sleigh
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, ANU College of Medicine and Health Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 37:266-72. 2008
  97. ncbi Physical health monitoring of patients with schizophrenia
    Stephen R Marder
    Department of Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, CA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1334-49. 2004
    ..The authors discuss a consensus panel's recommendations for improving the physical health monitoring of patients with schizophrenia who are treated in outpatient settings...
  98. ncbi Expenditures and health status among adults with back and neck problems
    Brook I Martin
    Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    JAMA 299:656-64. 2008
    Back and neck problems are among the symptoms most commonly encountered in clinical practice. However, few studies have examined national trends in expenditures for back and neck problems or related these trends to health status measures.
  99. ncbi Complementary alternative medicine (CAM) use in Ireland: a secondary analysis of SLAN data
    Patricia Fox
    UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems, Health Sciences Centre, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Complement Ther Med 18:95-103. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of CAM use among the general population in Ireland and to identify characteristics of typical Irish CAM users...
  100. ncbi Subjective social status: its determinants and its association with measures of ill-health in the Whitehall II study
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 56:1321-33. 2003
    ..The results suggest that subjective social status reflects the cognitive averaging of standard markers of socioeconomic situation and is free of psychological biases...
  101. ncbi Psychiatric disorders among bariatric surgery candidates: relationship to obesity and functional health status
    Melissa A Kalarchian
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:328-34; quiz 374. 2007
    The present study was designed to document psychiatric disorders among candidates for weight loss surgery and to examine the relationship of psychopathology to degree of obesity and functional health status.

Research Grants73

  1. Understanding/ Treating Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Pediatric Physical Illness
    Eva Szigethy; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Screening Trial
    BARBARA O'BRIEN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..All participants also provide annual health status information...
  3. Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Screening Trial
    Mona Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..All participants also provide annual health status information...
  4. X chromosome, injury and infection
    Zoltan Spolarics; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Females as compared to males display better general health status, longer life span and improved clinical course after injury and infection...
  5. Neuropeptide modulation of biogenic amine function and aggression in a crustacean
    Maria A Sosa; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of food, shelter and partners for reproduction, level of exposure to contaminants, light/dark cycles, health status, etc...
  6. Geriatric Conditions and Disablement in the Older Adult Population
    Christine T Cigolle; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Geriatric conditions, although frequently unrecognized and overlooked, are important contributors to the health status of older adults...
  7. Adhesion of Leptospira interrogans to Human Cell Surface Receptors
    Jenifer L Coburn; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Disease severity varies with the host species, host age and health status, and the infecting strain...
  8. Web-based Patient-Reported Outcomes (PRO) System for Breast Cancer Survivors
    JOHN CHRISTOPHER WEISS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..including: (A) survivor completion rates and acceptability (categorized by variables such as education, age, health status, survivorship stage, at-home vs. in-clinic administration);(B) clinician satisfaction;(C) pre- vs...
  9. Detection of Prostate Cancer Genomic Signatures in Blood
    Amin I Kassis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g., age, gender, ethnic background, health status) and temporal variation in gene expression...
  10. Conservative Versus Dialytic Management in Stage V Chronic Kidney Disease
    GLENN MATTHEW CHERTOW; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The degree to which poor health status results from kidney failure versus other associated diseases versus imperfections and complications of ..
  11. Coping Skills Training in Heart Failure: Outcomes and Mechanisms
    Andrew Sherwood; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..management is a critical component of living with HF that can reduce hospitalizations and help optimize health status. Although previous studies have demonstrated that case- management programs are effective, benefits appear to ..
  12. Foot Bone Motion in End Stage Ankle Arthritis Patients
    William R Ledoux; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..restrict a patient's activities of daly life, but also negatively impact their social and psychological health status. Therefore, it is imperative to address ankle OA conditions with the goal of designing more effective ..
  13. Food Environment, Diet Quality and Disparities in Obesity
    Adam Drewnowski; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..habits, estimated food expenditures, nutrition literacy, attitudes towards diet and health, demographics, and health status. Health-related questions will address obesity, diabetes, stress, and cardiovascular disease...
  14. PROJECTED HEAT WAVE MAGNITUDES AND PUBLIC HEALTH IMPACTS
    Helene G Margolis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g., health status/co-morbidities, demographics, social/behavioral factors, and land surface and built environment ..
  15. A geostatistical framework for the multi-scale boundary analysis of space-time tr
    PIERRE E GOOVAERTS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Despite the overall improvement in health status, the timing and magnitude of changes in health outcomes (e.g...
  16. Breast Carcinoma in situ: Predicting Risk and Outcomes
    Amy Trentham-Dietz; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..BCIS cases will be recontacted to ascertain any new breast cancer diagnoses and to evaluate health status and risk factor changes as measured by validated questionnaires...
  17. Improving Quality of Care in Parkinsons Disease: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    KAREN ILENE CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..is to test whether a nurse-led, coordinated care management intervention improves the quality of care and health status for veterans with PD, and to determine its cost and the feasibility of its implementation...
  18. A Cohort Study of Preterm Delivery in Relation to Partner Abuse, Mood and Anxiety
    Michelle A Williams; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..is to provide much-needed fundamental information concerning risk of PTD in relation to women's mental health status and exposure to violence before and during pregnancy...
  19. Advanced Center for Latino and MH Systems Research
    Margarita Alegria; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..There are pervasive ethnic and racial disparities in mental health service utilization and in mental health status yet the underlying causes of these disparities are poorly understood...
  20. TSQ Vantage Bundle with Acquity UltraPerformance LC
    Nicolaas E Deutz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Citrulline and the amino-acid stable isotopes are powerful metabolic tracers, able to report on health status as it applies to a number of public health issues...
  21. Violence Exposure, Immune Function &HIV/AIDS Risks in African American Young Ad
    FROUGH SAADATMAND; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Potential confounding variables (e.g., dietary patterns, other life stressors, coping strategies, health status) will also be assessed...
  22. Chimpanzee Biomedical Research Program Limited Competition (U42)
    M Babette Fontenot; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and, to establish and implement guidelines for managing access to research chimpanzees based on age and health status. 2) To conduct a longitudinal resource relevant research focused on: 1) characterization of naturally ..
  23. Monitoring Social Change: Health, Reproduction, Aging
    Barry M Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..and benefits of working-age household members;time use;diet and nutritional status;activities of daily living, health status, and use of health services;marriages and pregnancies of reproductive- age women;household size and ..
  24. South Carolina Study for Adolescents and Young Adults with Rare Conditions
    SUZANNE W MCDERMOTT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will estimate the prevalence of these conditions, their health status, educational, and employment participation...
  25. Analysis of associations between anemia correction in CKD and mortality: CHOIR
    LYNDA ANNE MARIE SZCZECH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..quality of life parameters including energy and activity level, functional ability, sleep and eating behavior, health status, satisfaction with health, sex life, well- being, psychological effect, life satisfaction, and happiness, ..
  26. Impact of an Indoor Stove Intervention on Indicators of Cardiorespiratory Health
    Jennifer L Peel; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..hypothesis is that use of the improved stoves will result in lower air pollution concentrations and improved health status compared to the use of a traditional stove...
  27. Brain Alterations And Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults with Heart Failure
    LISA C BRATZKE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..interdisciplinary collaborative research and its faculty's research interests include chronic illness, health status and health promotion, and special populations (e.g...
  28. Sleep and Cardiovascular Health
    Phyllis C Zee; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Further, evidence suggests that poor health status also increases the prevalence of sleep disorders...
  29. PROSTATE, LUNG, COLORECTAL AND OVARIAN (PLCO) CANCER SCREENING TRIAL
    Paul Kvale; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..All participants also provide annual health status information...
  30. Telehealth Outreach for Chronic Back Pain
    Joseph H Atkinson; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..mood (Beck Depression Inventory), general function (Short Form-36), activity (Actigraph(R)), and overall health status (Patient Global Impression of Change)...
  31. Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Screening Trial
    Mona Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..All participants also provide annual health status information...
  32. PROCESSED ANTIGEN CHARACTERIZATION BY MASS SPECTROMETRY
    Donald F Hunt; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Cells in the human body communicate their health status to the immune system by degrading cellular proteins and presenting fragments of each on the cell surface in association class I MHC proteins...
  33. PROSTATE, LUNG, COLORECTAL AND OVARIAN (PLCO) CANCER SCREENING TRIAL
    KAREN STEINMETZ; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..All participants also provide annual health status information...
  34. Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Screening Trial
    BARBARA O apos BRIEN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..All participants also provide annual health status information...
  35. Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Screening Trial
    BARBARA O'BRIEN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..All participants also provide annual health status information...
  36. PROSTATE, LUNG, COLORECTAL AND OVARIAN (PLCO) CANCER SCREENING TRIAL
    Claudine Isaacs; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..All participants also provide annual health status information...
  37. Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Trial - Lab
    Cheryl Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..All participants also provide annual health status information...
  38. Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Screening Trial
    Saundra Buys; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..All participants also provide annual health status information...
  39. Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Screening Trial
    Mona Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..All participants also provide annual health status information...
  40. Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Screening Trial
    BARBARA O apos BRIEN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..All participants also provide annual health status information...
  41. PROSTATE, LUNG, COLORECTAL AND OVARIAN (PLCO) CANCER SCREENING TRIAL
    Claudine Isaacs; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..All participants also provide annual health status information...
  42. Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Screening Trial
    Mona Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..All participants also provide annual health status information...
  43. Personality and Health Services Use and Expenditures of Older Persons
    Bruce Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..An extensive literature shows that health status, beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors and healthcare decision-making are all related to personality...
  44. Addressing Oral Health Disparities in Individuals with Mental Health Problems
    Lisa J Heaton; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Specific Aim 3 will determine, through surveys with individuals with mental health problems, the oral health status of and barriers to oral health care faced by individuals in this underserved population...
  45. Community-Academic Partnership: Building an Infrastructure to Improve Health for
    Beth A Marks; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..to create an infrastructure for a collaborative community-academic health center (AHC) partnership to enhance health status and optimize full community participation of people with developmental disabilities (DD) across the lifespan...
  46. Type 1 Diabetes Mouse Resource (T1DR)
    David V Serreze; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The mission of the T1DR is to import, re-derive to a high-level health status, curate, genotypically and phenotypically validate, cryopreserve, and distribute mouse stocks of value to the ..
  47. Gender Differences in Neural Deficits Associated with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    PAUL MICHAEL MACEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Before attempting to related neural changes to comprehensive measures of health status, we aim to verify the gender differences in neural injury associated with OSA...
  48. Safety and Acceptability of Two IUDs among Cape Town HIV-positive Women: A RCT
    CATHERINE SUZANNE TODD; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..markers, including plasma viral load (VL) and CD4 change, and eligibility for ART initiation, or other health status indicators, including sexually-transmitted infection incidence;2) To measure LNG IUD safety with respect to ..
  49. Improving Obesity Self-care Among Mentally Ill Veterans
    GINA LATRICE EVANS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..and anxiety have been associated with successful weight management which in turn can lead to improved health status. Despite the high coexistence rates and evidence linking improvements in mental health symptoms to improved ..
  50. Leveraging Opportunities to Improve Oral Health in Older Adults
    MARY EVELYN NORTHRIDGE; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..of public health concern because it affects a large proportion of the population and is linked with general health status. Early intervention strategies to address oral health problems can prevent illness, diagnose serious ..
  51. ENHANCING CARBOHYDRATE QUALITY IN DIABETES TYPE - 1
    Lori Laffel; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..long-term efficacy of these dietary practices in promoting improved glycemic control and other indicators of health status. Specific Aims (no longer than 1 pagenot to be made public) Specific aims of this study include the following: ..
  52. Mechanisms of 5'UTR splicing of human surfactant protein (SP)-A1 and SP-A2
    Guirong Wang; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Moreover, the ratio of SP-A1 to total SP-A content has been shown to vary as a function of age and lung health status. In this proposal, we hypothesize that differences exist between SP-A1 and SP-A2 in 5'UTR cis-acting ..
  53. Health decline in aged caregivers: epidemiologic study
    Lisa Fredman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..questions on caregiving and caregiver status transitions, perceived stress, physical and psychological health status;performance- based measures of physical functioning (timed walk, grip strength, chair stands) and cognitive ..
  54. Adolescent Binge Drinking Increases Adult Alcohol Intake: Glutamate Mechanisms
    Deborah A Finn; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..adults entering the military, and that alcohol use disorder or binge drinking are associated with impaired health status and chronic health problems in veterans...
  55. FASEB SRC on SMOOTH MUSCLE
    LIGIA G TORO DE STEFANI; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Thus, smooth muscle research is critical to understand the health status of several body systems including vascular, respiratory, urinary, gastrointestinal, and reproductive systems;..
  56. Improving Data & Enhancing Access - (IDEA)
    VICTORIA ANN WARREN MEARS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant Correctly assessing the health status of American Indians/Alaska Natives (AI/AN) and other minority populations is complicated by the fact that public health data sources often fail to capture accurate ..
  57. Risk Factors for Late Life Anxiety
    JOHN CALAMARI; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..interact with specific late-life developmental changes or general stressors to produce excessive concern about health status, cognitive functioning, or reactivity to other stressors...
  58. Oral Health Status and its Correlates in Adults with Developmental Disabilities
    JOHN PATRICK contact MORGAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Although small-scale studies have evaluated oral disease in the developmentally disabled, the oral health status, treatment needs and helpful interventions for adults with developmental disabilities (DD) are largely unknown...
  59. First preventive dental visit: Disparities in needs, costs + behavioral insights
    Peter C Damiano; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..study are five Medicaid subpopulations at high risk of disparities in access to dental care and resulting oral health status: 1) Racial and ethnic minority children, 2) Rural children, 3) Children in federally designated Dental Health ..
  60. Mechanisms of specific trunk Exercises in low back pain
    Sharon M Henry; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Measures of pain (verbal Numeric Pain Rating Scale), functional ability (Oswestry Disability Scale), and health status (SF-36) at 6 weeks post-treatment will be the primary outcome measures in comparing the effects of the two &..
  61. Smokeless Tobacco Use and Cessation in Rural Appalachia
    MARY WEWERS; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..is known about their smokeless tobacco use characteristics, especially as these variables relate to oral health status. The purpose of this NIDCR Clinical Trial Pilot Grant are to compare the oral health status of rural adult ..
  62. Using Doctor-Patient Teams to Reduce Health Disparities
    Louis Penner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    unreadable] DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There is substantial evidence that in the U.S. the health status of members of racial/ethnic minorities is poorer than that of non-Hispanic whites...
  63. Measurement of Gender Differences in Disability and Care
    Kathryn Yount; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..A related concern is that instruments previously used in this and other developing regions to assess health status and use of services among older adults have not been adequately tested in these cultures...
  64. Genetic and Environmental Influences on Childhood Growth
    Bradford Towne; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..from approximately 900 boys and girls a comprehensive battery of growth, maturation, body composition, and health status measures, as well as information on specific environmental factors that likely impact the growth and ..
  65. Comparative effectiveness in older cancer patients: age versus health status
    LINDA KROGH HAROOTYAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The sessions and webinars described in this proposal are co-sponsored by the International Society of Geriatric-Oncology (SIOG) and the American Geriatrics Society (AGS). ..
  66. Nutrition, Immunity & Health Status of Elderly Ecuadora*
    Simin Meydani; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..expand the goals of this grant by determining the relationship between nutritional status, immune response and health status in Ecuadorian elderly...