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Note: Persons with disabilities experiencing problems accessing the Validation of Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System document can contact CDCINFO@cdc.gov, or call 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636).

Andresen EM, Fitch CA, McLendon PM, Meyers AR. Reliability and validity of disability questions for US Census 2000. American Journal of Public Health 2000;90(8):1297–9.

Andreson EM, Fouts BS, Romeis JC, Brownson CA. Performance of health-related quality of life instruments in a spinal cord injured population. Arch Phys Med Rehab 1999;(5):877–884.

Beatty P, Schechter S, Whitaker K. Evaluating subjective health questions: cognitive and methodological investigations 1996 Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, Section on Survey Research Methods.

Brzenchek J, Ahern K, Dominick D, Heller C, Gold C, & Conway S. Self-reported health-related quality of life and health service utilization of Alzheimer's patients. Gerontologist 2001;41(S1):366–366.

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Conway S, Gold, Dominick K, Ahern F, & Heller D. (2001, March 21st–24th). Mental health-related quality of life (HRQOL) measures as predictors of cardiac hospitalization. Presentation at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Seattle, WA.

Currey SS, Rao JK, Winfield JB, Callahan LF. Variations in health status among rheumatic disease patients using the BRFSS health-related quality of life measure. Arthritis and Rheum 2000;43:(9 Suppl S):662.

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Gold C, Dominick K, Ahern F, Heller D, & Conway S. (2001, March 21st-24th). Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and psychotropic medication use in older adults with diabetes. Presentation at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Seattle, WA.

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Ôunpuu S, Krueger P, Vermeulen M, Chambers L. Using the U.S. Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System's Health Related Quality of Life Survey Tool in a Canadian City. Canadian Journal of Public Health 2000;91(1)67–72.

Schechter S, Beatty P, Willis, GB. Asking survey respondents about health status: judgment and response issues in Cognition, aging, and self-reports. Psychology Press, Philadelphia, PA, 1998; Chapter 13:265–83.

Shannon S. Currey, Ph.D., Leigh F. Callahan, Ph.D. (2001). The differential contribution of condition-specific measures to the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) health-related quality of life (HRQOL) items in rheumatic disease patients. Presentation at the 2001 Society of Behavioral Medicine meeting in Seattle, WA.

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