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2011

Kobau R, Seligman ME, Peterson C, Diener E, Zack MM, Chapman D, Thompson W. Mental health promotion in public health: perspectives and strategies from positive psychology Am J Public Health. 2011 Aug;101(8):e1-9. Epub 2011 Jun 16. abstract

Zullig KJ, Hendryx M. Health-related quality of life among central appalachian residents in mountaintop mining counties.
Am J Public Health 2011;101(5):848–853. abstract

Furner SE, Hootman JM, Helmick CG, Bolen J, Zack MM. Health-related quality of life of U.S. adults with arthritis: analysis of data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2003, 2005, and 2007. Arthritis Care Res 2011 Apr 29. [Epub ahead of print] abstract

2009

Brackbill RM, Hadler JL, DiGrande L, Ekenga CC, Farfel MR, Friedman S et al. Asthma and posttraumatic stress symptoms 5 to 6 years following exposure to the World Trade Center terrorist attack. JAMA 2009;302(5):502-516. abstract

Callahan LF, Shreffler J, Mielenz TJ, Kaufman JS, Schoster B, Randolph R et al. Health-related quality of life in adults from 17 family practice clinics in North Carolina. Prev Chronic Dis 2009;6(1):A05. abstract

Cavlak U, Yagci N, Aslan UB, Ekici G. A new tool measuring health-related quality of life (HRQOL): The effects of musculoskeletal pain in a group of older Turkish people. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 2009;49(2):298-303. Epub 2008 Dec 19. abstract

Elliott JO, Charyton C, Lu B, Moore JL. Serious psychological distress and health outcomes for persons with epilepsy in poverty. Seizure 2009;18(5):332-338. abstract

Hays RD, Kim S, Spritzer KL, Kaplan RM, Tally S, Feeny D et al. Effects of mode and order of administration on generic health-related quality of life scores. Value Health 2009;12(6):1035-1039. abstract

Hays RD, Bjorner JB, Revicki DA, Spritzer KL, Cella D. Development of physical and mental health summary scores from the patient-reported outcomes measurement information system (PROMIS) global items. Qual Life Res 2009;18(7): 873-880. abstract

Horner-Johnson W, Krahn G, Andresen E, Hall T. Developing summary scores of health-related quality of life for a population-based survey. Public Health Rep 2009;124(1):103-110. abstract

Jia H, Moriarty DG, Kanarek N. County-Level Social Environment Determinants of Health-Related Quality of Life Among US Adults: A Multilevel Analysis. J Community Health 2009;34(5):430-439. abstract

Jia H, Lubetkin EI. Time trends and seasonal patterns of health-related quality of life among U.S. adults. Public Health Rep 2009;124(5):692-701. abstract

Jiang Y, Hesser JE. Using item response theory to analyze the relationship between health-related quality of life and health risk factors. Prev Chronic Dis 2009;6(1):A30. abstract

Kapp JM, Jackson-Thompson J, Petroski GF, Schootman M. Reliability of health-related quality-of-life indicators in cancer survivors from a population-based sample, 2005, BRFSS. Public Health 2009;123(4):321-325. abstract

Klavestrand J, Vingard E. The relationship between physical activity and health-related quality of life: a systematic review of current evidence. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports 2009;19(3):300-312. abstract

Kobau R, Diiorio C, Chapman D, Delvecchio P. Attitudes About Mental Illness and its Treatment: Validation of a Generic Scale for Public Health Surveillance of Mental Illness Associated Stigma. Community Ment Health J 2009; Mar 28. [Epub ahead of print]. abstract

Koroukian SM. Minority Mental Health and Wellness: A Perspective from Health Care Systems (Ch. 3) in Determinants of Minority Mental Health and Wellness (Loue S, Sajatovic M (eds). Springer New York 2009 Pg. 1-35. html

Kroenke K, Strine TW, Spitzer RL, Williams JB, Berry JT, Mokdad AH. The PHQ-8 as a measure of current depression in the general population. J Affect Disord 2009;114(1-3):163-173. abstract

Lubetkin EI, Jia H. Health-Related Quality of Life, Quality-Adjusted Life Years, and Quality-Adjusted Life Expectancy in New York City from 1995 to 2006. J Urban Health 2009;86(4):551-61. abstract

McClave AK, Dube SR, Strine TW, Mokdad AH. Associations between health-related quality of life and smoking status among a large sample of U.S. adults. Prev Med 2009;48(2):173-179. abstract

McGuire LC, Strine TW, Vachirasudlekha S, Anderson LA, Berry JT, Mokdad AH. Modifiable characteristics of a healthy lifestyle and chronic health conditions in older adults with or without serious psychological distress, 2007 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Int J Public Health 2009;54 Suppl 1:84-93. abstract

Momper SL, Nandi V, Ompad DC, Delva J, Galea S. The Prevalence and Types of Gambling Among Undocumented Mexican Immigrants in New York City. J Gambl Stud. 2009;25(1):49-65. Epub 2008 Aug 14. abstract

Moore JL, Elliott JO, Lu B, Klatte ET, Charyton C. Serious psychological distress among persons with epilepsy based on the 2005 California Health Interview Survey. Epilepsia 2009;50(5):1077-1084. abstract

Moriarty DG, Zack MM, Holt JB, Chapman DP, Safran MA. Geographic Patterns of Frequent Mental Distress US Adults, 1993-2001 and 2003-2006. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2009;36(6):497-505. abstract

Reeve BB, Potosky AL, Smith AW, Han PK, Hays RD, Davis WW et al. Impact of cancer on health-related quality of life of older Americans. J Natl Cancer Inst 2009; 101(12):860-868. abstract

Revicki DA, Kawata AK, Harnam N, Chen WH, Hays RD, Cella D. Predicting EuroQol (EQ-5D) scores from the patient-reported outcomes measurement information system (PROMIS) global items and domain item banks in a United States sample. Qual Life Res 2009;18(6):783-791. abstract

Salomon JA, Nordhagen S, Oza S, Murray CJ. Are Americans feeling less healthy? The puzzle of trends in self-rated health. Am J Epidemiol 2009;170(3):343-351. abstract

Strine TW, Kroenke K, Dhingra S, Balluz LS, Gonzalez O, Berry JT et al. The associations between depression, health-related quality of life, social support, life satisfaction, and disability in community-dwelling US adults. J Nerv Ment Dis 2009;197(1):61-64. abstract

White AM, Philogene GS, Fine L, Sinha S. Social support and self-reported health status of older adults in the United States. Am J Public Health 2009;99(10):1872-1878. abstract

Zullig KJ, Huebner ES, Patton JM, Murray KA. The brief multidimensional students' life satisfaction scale-college version. Am J Health Behav 2009;33(5):483-493. abstract

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2008

Banta JE, Przekop P, Haviland MG, Pereau M. Binge drinking among California adults: results from the 2005 California Health Interview Survey. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 2008;34(6):801-809. abstract

Bigbee JL. Relationships between nurse- and physician-to-population ratios and state health rankings. Public Health Nurs 2008;25(3):244-52. abstract

Chun TH, Weitzen SH, Fritz GK. The asthma/mental health nexus in a population-based sample of the United States. Chest. 2008;134(6):1176-1182. Epub 2008 Aug 21. abstract

Compton MT, Carrera J, Frank E. Stress and depressive symptoms/dysphoria among US medical students: results from a large, nationally representative survey. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2008 Dec;196(12):891-897. abstract

Faisal S. Mental Health Impact of Disasters (Master’s Thesis). Georgia State University Department of Public Health (2008-12-05) abstract html

Ford ES, Mokdad AH, Li C, McGuire LC, Strine TW, Okoro CA et al. 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

Hung DY, Glasgow RE, Dickinson LM, Froshaug DB, Fernald DH, Balasubramanian BA, Green LA. The chronic care model and relationships to patient health status and health-related quality of life. Am J Prev Med 2008;35(5 Suppl):S398-S406. abstract

Jiang Y, Hesser JE. Patterns of health-related quality of life and patterns associated with health risks among Rhode Island adults. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2008 Jul 11;6:49. abstract

Kim SC, Plumb R, Gredig QN, Rankin L, Taylor B. Medium-term post-Katrina health sequelae among New Orleans residents: predictors of poor mental and physical health. J Clin Nurs. 2008 Sep;17(17):2335-2342. abstract

Kindig DA, Asada Y, Booske B. A population health framework for setting national and state health goals. JAMA 2008; 299(17):2081-2083. abstract

Kolbe-Alexander TL, Buckmaster C, Nossel C, Dreyer L, Bull F, Noakes TD, Lambert EV. Chronic disease risk factors, healthy days and medical claims in South African employees presenting for health risk screening. BMC Public Health 2008 Jul 4;8:228. abstract html pdf [313K]

Manderscheid R, Druss B, Elsie Freeman E. Data to Manage the Mortality Crisis.International Journal of Mental Health 2008;37(2):49-68. abstract

Mead H, Cartwright-Smith L, Jones K, Ramos C, Siegel B, Woods K. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in U.S. Health Care: A Chartbook (Pub. 1111). The Commonwealth Fund, March 2008. pdf [423K]

Seekins T, Traci MA, Cummings S, Oreskovich J, Ravesloot C. Assessing environmental factors that affect disability: Establishing a baseline of visitability in a rural state. Rehabilitation Psychology 2008;53(1):80-84. abstract

Vandemark LM, Mueller M. Mental health after sexual violence: the role of behavioral and demographic risk factors. Nurs Res 2008;57(3):175-181. abstract

Wallace LS, Rogers ES, Weiss BD. Relationship between health literacy and health-related quality of life among Tennesseans. Tenn Med 2008;101(5):35-39. abstract

Widener JM. Disease Severity and Disability in Persons with Peripheral Arterial Disease. Thesis (PhD), Ohio State University, Nursing, 2008. abstract html

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2007

Addiss DG, Brady MA. Morbidity management in the Global Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis: a review of the scientific literature. Filaria J 2007;6(2):1–19. doi:10.1186/1475–2883–6–2. abstract html pdf [557K]

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; doi:10.1093/jpepsy/jsl002. 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. Epub 2006 Oct 3. abstract

Brotherton SS, Krause JS, Nietert PJ. A pilot study of factors associated with falls in individuals with incomplete spinal cord injury. J Spinal Cord Med. 2007;30(3):243-250. abstract html

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. abstractSee 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 [1.6Mb]

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

Kaiser L, Baumrind N, Dumbauld S. Who is food-insecure in California? Findings from the California Women's Health Survey, 2004. Public Health Nutr 2007;10(6):574-581. Epub 2007 Mar 5. 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

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 2007;83(2):201–244. See http://www.springerlink.com/content/d164714656400l66/

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

Mark TL, Shern DL, Bagalman JE, Cao Z. Ranking America's mental health: an analysis of depression across the states. Mental Health America 2007 (December 11):1–46. html pdf [278KB]

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

McCracken M, Jiles R, Blanck HM. Health behaviors of the young adult U.S. population: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2003. Prev Chronic Dis [serial online] 2007. abstract html

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.

Neugaard B, Andresen EM, DeFries EL, Talley RC, Crews JE. Characteristics and health of caregivers and care recipients — North Carolina, 2005. MMWR 2007;56(21):529–532. abstract html pdf [406K]

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

Rashad I. Cycling: an increasingly untouched source of physical and mental health—working paper 12929. National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers February 2007. abstract pdf [175K]

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 2008;43(2):151-159. 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 Community Health 2008;33(1):40-50. abstract

Sugiyama T, Thompson CW. Older people's health, outdoor activity and supportiveness of neighbourhood environments. Landscape and Urban Planning 2007 (Nov);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.
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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.

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2006

Agwunobi JO. The Healthy People 2010 Midcourse Review (Executive Summary-Goal 1: Increase quality and years of healthy life). U.S. Public Health Service, DHHS, Washington, D.C., 2006. html pdf [585K]

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. abstract

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

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 [182K]

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. html

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 Apr;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. See http://jbs.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/37/1/83. See http://jbs.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/37/1/83

Glasgow RE. RE-AIMing research for application: ways to improve evidence for family medicine. J Am Board Fam Med 2006;19:11–19. abstract html pdf [92K]

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. html 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. abstract

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Bertozzi N, Vitali P, Binkin N, Perra A, DArgenio P. "Quality of life" of the elderly population: a survey to evaluate elderly people's self -perceived health in 11 Italian regions (Argento Study, 2002)[Italian; English Abstract]. Ig Sanita Pubbl 2005;61(6):545–59. abstract

Bitler MP, Gelbach JB, Hoynes HW. Welfare reform and health. Journal of Human Resources 2005;40(2):309–334. abstract

Bombard JM, Powell KE, Martin LM, Helmick CG, Wilson WH. Validity and reliability of self-reported arthritis—Georgia senior centers, 2000–2001. Am J Prev Med 2005;28(3):251–258. abstract

Chang CF, Nocetti D, Rubin RM. Healthy life expectancy for selected race and gender subgroups: The case of Tennessee. South Med J 2005;98(10):977–984. abstract

Chew LD, Nelson KM, Young BA, Bradley KA. Association between alcohol consumption and diabetes preventive practices. Fam Med 2005;37(8):589–94. abstract

Davies AM. The meaning of health distorted and trivialized (letter). Lancet 2005;365:571–572.

Davis K, Candrilli S, Kan H, Lucero M, Covington M. Estimating the effect of symptoms of diabetic peripheral neuropathy and diabetic retinopathy on quality of life using data from the 2001-2002 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (International Society of Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research Tenth Annual International Meeting—presentation abstract). Value in Health 2005 (May/June);8(3):365.

Donovan D, Mattson ME, Cisler RA, Longabaugh R, Zweben A. Quality of life as an outcome measure in alcoholism treatment research. J Stud Alcohol 2005; (Jul-Suppl)15:119–39. abstract

Feinglass J, Lee C, Durazo-Arvizu R, Chang R. Health status, arthritis risk factors, and medical care use among respondents with joint symptoms or physician diagnosed arthritis: findings from the 2001 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. J Rheumatol 2005;32:130–136. abstract

Ferguson PL, Selassie AW, Wannamaker BB, Dong B, Kobau R, Thurman DJ. Prevalence of epilepsy and health-related quality of life and disability among adults with epilepsy—South Carolina, 2003 and 2004. MMWR 2005;54(42):1080–1082. abstract html pdf [259K]

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Greenlund KJ, Denny CH, Mokdad AH, Watkins N, Croft JB, Mensah GA. Using behavioral risk factor surveillance data for heart disease and stroke prevention programs. Am J Prev Med 2005;29( 5):81–87. abstract

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Lin SX, Larson E. Does provision of health counseling differ by patient race? Fam Med 2005;37(9):650–654. abstract

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Luskin AT. What the asthma end points we know and love do and do not tell us. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2005;115(4 Suppl):S539–S545. abstract

McCann JJ, Hebert LE, Li Y, Wolinsky FD, Gilley DW, Aggarwal NT, Miller JM, Evans DA. The effect of adult day care services on time to nursing home placement in older adults with Alzheimer's disease. Gerontologist 2005;45(6):754–763. abstract

Michalos AC, Thommasen HV, Read R, Anderson N, Zumbo BD. Determinants of health and the quality of life in the Bella Coola Valley. Soc Indicators Res 2005;72(1):1–50. See http://www.springerlink.com/content/v45k7462mx73h528/

Moriarty DG, Kobau R, Zack MM, Zahran HS. Tracking healthy days—a window on the health of older adults. Prev Chronic Dis [serial online] 2005;2(3)A16:8. abstract html pdf [277K]

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Naimi TS, Brown DW, Brewer RD, Giles WH, Mensah G, Serdula MK, Mokdad AH, Hungerford DW, Lando J, Naimi S, Stroup DF. Cardiovascular risk factors and confounders among nondrinking and moderate-drinking U.S. adults. American Journal of Preventive Medicine May 2005 (Vol. 28, Issue 4, Pages 369-373) abstract

Nichol KL, D'Heilly S, Ehlinger E. Colds and influenza-like illnesses in university students: Impact on health, academic and work performance, and health care use. Clin Infect Dis 2005;40 (1 May):1263–1270. abstract

Phillips LJ, Hammock RL, Blanton JM. Predictors of self-rated health status among Texas residents. Prev Chronic Dis [serial online] 2005 Oct. abstract html pdf [321K]

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Rohrer JE, Borders TF, Blanton J. Rural residence is not a risk factor for frequent mental distress: a behavioral risk factor surveillance survey. BMC Public Health 2005;5(1):46. abstract html pdf [225K]

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Rohrer JE, Rohland BM, Denison A, Way A. Frequency of alcohol use and obesity in community medicine patients. BMC Fam Pract 2005, 6(1):17. abstract html pdf [252K]

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Servoss TJ, Donnelly JP. Developing more comprehensive models for predicting physical and mental unhealthy days (Abstract)—presentation at the annual meeting of the International Society for Quality of Life Research, October 19–22, 2005, San Francisco, California (abstract). Qual Life Res 2005;14(9):2056.

Shisana O, Peltzer K, Zungu-Dirwayi N, Louw J. The health of our educators: a focus on HIV/AIDS in South African public schools [Report ISBN: 0–7969–2101–6]. Human Sciences Research Council Press, South Africa;2005:1–200. html

Smith DW, McFall SL. The relationship of diet and exercise for weight control and the quality of life gap associated with diabetes. J Psychosomatic Res 2005;59(6):385–392. abstract

Steiner SL. Determining predictors of frequent mental distress. Thesis (M.S.)-- San Diego State University, 2005. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/62263253

Strine TW, Chapman DP. Associations of frequent sleep insufficiency with health-related quality of life and health behaviors. Sleep Med 2005;6(1):23–27. abstract

Strine TW, Chapman DP, Kobau R, Balluz L. Associations of self-reported anxiety symptoms with health-related quality of life and health behaviors. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 2005;40(6):432–438. Erratum: Associations of self-reported anxiety symptoms with health-related quality of life and health behaviors. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 2005;40:680. abstract

Strine TW, Hootman JM, Chapman DP, Okoro CA, Balluz L. Health-related quality of life, health risk behaviors, and disability among adults with pain-related activity difficulty. Am J Public Health 2005;95(11):2042–2048. abstract html

Strine TW, Okoro CA, Chapman DP, Balluz LS, Ford ES, Ajani UA, Mokdad AH. Health-related quality of life and health risk behaviors among smokers. Am J Prev Med 2005;28(2):182–187. abstract

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

Szwarwald CL, Bastos FI, Esteves MAP. State of animus among Brazilians: influence of socioeconomic context? Cad Saúde Pública 2005;21(suppl1)S33–S42. abstract html

Thommasen HV, Berkowitz J, Thommasen AT, Michalos AC. Understanding relationships between diabetes mellitus and health-related quality of life in a rural community. Rural Remote Health 2005;5(3):441 (online). abstract html

Wheaton AG, Blanck HM, Gizlice Z, Reyes M. Medicinal herb use in a population-based survey of adults: prevalence and frequency of use, reasons for use, and use among their children. Ann Epidemiol 2005;15(9):678–85. abstract

Wisdom JP, Berlin M, Lapidus JA. Relating health policy to women's health outcomes. Soc Sci Med 2005;61(8):1776–1784. abstract

Wubben DP, Porterfield D. Health-related quality of life among North Carolina adults with diabetes mellitus. N C Med J 2005;66(3):179–85. abstract

Zahran HS, Kobau R, Moriarty DG, Zack MM, Holt J, Donehoo R. Health-related quality of life surveillance—United States, 1993–2002. MMWR Surveillance Summary 2005;54(SS–4):1–35. abstract html pdf [483K]

Zullig KJ. Using CDC's health-related quality of life scale on a college campus. Am J Health Behav 2005;29(6):569–578. abstract

Zullig KJ, Huebner ES, Gilman R, et al. Validation of the brief multidimensional students' life satisfaction scale among college students. Am J Health Behav 2005;29(3):206–214. abstract

Zullig KJ, Valois RF, Drane JW. Adolescent distinctions between quality of life and self-rated health in quality of life research. Health Qual Life Outcomes 2005;3(64):1–9. abstract html pdf [280K]

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Adams ML, Ford JD, Dailey WF. Predictors of help seeking among Connecticut adults after september 11, 2001. Am J Public Health 2004;94:1596–1602. abstract html

Alhuwalia IB, Mack KA. Mokdad A. Mental and physical distress and high-risk behaviors among reproductive-age women. Obstet Gynecol 2004;104:477–483. abstract html

Barrett K, Greene R, Mariani M. A case of neglect–why health care is getting worse, even though medicine is getting better. Governing 2004 Jul (Special Issue). See http://governing.com/
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Brown DW, Balluz LS, Giles WH, Beckles GL, Moriarty DG, Ford ES, Mokdad AH. Diabetes mellitus and health-related quality of life among older adults. Findings from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2004;65(2):105–115. abstract

Brown DW, Brown DR, Heath GW, Balluz L, Giles WH, Ford ES, Mokdad, AH. Associations between physical activity dose and health-related quality of life. Medi Sci Sports Exerc 2004;36(5):890–896. abstract

Bushnik T, Englander J, Duong T. Medical and social issues related to posttraumatic seizures in persons with traumatic brain injury. J Head Trauma Rehabil 2004;19(4):296–304. abstract

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists; Association of State and Territorial Chronic Disease Program Directors. Indicators for chronic disease surveillance. MMWR Recomm Rep 2004;53(RR–11):1–6. abstract html pdf [600K]

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Clark MS, Bond MJ, Prior KN, Cotton AC. Measuring disability with parsimony: evidence for the utility of a single item. Disabil Rehabil 2004;26(5):272–279. abstract

Dehejia RH, Lleras-Muney A. Booms, busts, and babies' health. Q J Econ 2004;119(3):1091–1130. abstract

Dominick KL, Ahern FM, Gold CH, Heller DA. Health-related quality of life among older adults with activity-limiting health conditions. Arthritis Rheum 2004;51(3):326-31. abstract

Dominick KL, Ahern FM, Gold CH, Heller DA. Health-related quality of life and health service use among older adults with osteoarthritis. Arthritis Rheum 2004 Jun 15;51(3):326-331. abstract

Doyle R. Getting sicker: State budget constraints threaten public health. Scientific Amer 2004 Nov;291(5):30.

Ford ES, Mannino DM.; Redd SC; Moriarty DG, Mokdad, AH. Determinants of quality of life among people with asthma: Findings from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. J Asthma 2004;41(3):327–336. abstract

Frank E, Galuska DA, Elon LK, Wright EH. Personal and clinical exercise-related attitudes and behaviors of freshmen US medical students. Res Q Exercise & Sport 2004;75(2):112–121. abstract

Greiner KA, Li C, Kawachi I, Hunt DC, Ahluwalia JS. The relationships of social participation and community ratings to health and health behaviors in areas with high and low population density. Soc Sci Med 2004;59(11):2303–2312. abstract

Homer J, Milstein B. Optimal decision making in a dynamic model of community health. Proceedings of the 37th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences; Hawaii, 2004. abstract pdf [240K]

Jia H, Muennig P, Borawski E. Comparison of small-area analysis techniques for estimating county-level outcomes. Am J Prev Med 2004;26(5):453–460. abstract

Jia H, Muennig P, Lubetkin EI, Gold MR. Predicting geographic variations in behavioral risk factors; an analysis of physical and mental healthy days. J Epidemiol Community Health 2004;58(2):150–155. abstract

Jones N, Jones SL, Miller NA. The Medicare Health Outcomes Survey program: Overview, context, and near-term prospects. Health Qual Life Outcomes 2004, 2:33 doi:10.1186/1477-7525-2-33. abstract html pdf [284KB]

Keller HH. Nutrition and health-related quality of life in frail older adults. J Nutr Health Aging 2004;8(4):245–252. abstract

Keller HH, Ostbye T, Goy R. Nutritional risk predicts quality of life in elderly community-living Canadians. J Geront—Biol and Med Sci 2004;59(1):68–74. abstract

Kobau R, Safran MA, Zack MM, Moriarty DG, Chapman D. Sad, blue, or depressed days, health behaviors and health-related quality of life, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 1995–2000 Health Qual Life Outcomes 2004;2(40):1–8. abstract html pdf [279K]

Krause JS, Broderick L. Outcomes after spinal cord injury: comparisons as a function of gender and race and ethnicity. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2004;85(3):355–362. abstract

McCann JJ, Hebert LE, Bienias JL, Morris MC, Evans DA. Predictors of beginning and ending caregiving during a 3-year period in a biracial community population of older adults. Am J Public Health, 2004;94(10):1800–1818. abstract html

Michalos AC. Social indicators research and health-related quality of life research. Social Indicators Research 2004;65(1):27–72. abstract

OKoro CA, Mokdad AH, Brewer RD, Naimi TS, Moriarty DG, Giles WH. Binge drinking and health-related quality of life: do popular perceptions match reality? Am J Prev Med 2004;26(3):230–232. abstract

Phillips M. Health Assessments: The key to unlocking funds? Parks & Recreation 2004;39(7):16.

Reiber GE, Koepsell TD, Maynard C, Haas LB, Boyko EJ. Diabetes in nonveterans, veterans, and veterans receiving Department of Veterans Affairs health care. Diabetes Care 2004;27(Suppl 2):B3–9. abstract html

Roberts RK, Swanson NG, Murphy LR. Discrimination and occupational mental health. J Ment Health 2004;13(2):129–142. See http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/routledg/cjmh/2004/00000013/00000002/art00003

Rohrer JE. Medical care usage and self-rated mental health. BMC Public Health 2004;4:3 doi:10.1186/1471–2458–4–3. abstract html pdf [222K]

Smith DW. The population perspective on quality of life among Americans with diabetes. Qual Life Res 2004;13(8):1391–1400. abstract

Strine TW, Balluz LI, Chapman DP, Moriarty DG, Owens MG, Mokdad AH. Risk behaviors and health care coverage among adults by frequent mental distress status, 2001. Am J Prev Med 2004;26(3):213–216. abstract

Strine TW, Beckles GA, Okoro CA, Lina Balluz L, Ali Mokdad A. Prevalence of CVD risk factors among adults with diabetes by mental distress status. Am J Health Behav 2004;28(5):464–470. abstract

Strine TW, Chapman DP, Kobau R, Balluz LI, Mokdad AH. Depression, anxiety, and physical impairments and quality of life in the U.S. non-institutionalized population. Psychiatr Serv 2004;55:1408–1413. abstract html pdf [PDF - 189KB]

Strine TW, Ford ES, Balluz L,Chapman DP, Mokdad AH. Risk behaviors and health-related quality of life among adults with asthma—the role of mental health status. Chest 2004;126(6):1849–1854. abstract html

Strine TW, Greenlund KJ, Brown DW, Mokdad A, Balluz L. Characteristics of people aged 45 years or older with heart disease by frequent mental distress status, 2001. Prev Med 2004 Jul;39(1):191–196. abstract

Strine TW, Hootman JM, Okoro CA, Balluz LI, Moriarty DG, Owens MG, Mokdad AH. Frequent mental distress status among adults 45+ years of age with arthritis, 2001. Arthritis Care Res 2004;51(4):533–537. abstract

Valois RF, Zullig KJ, Huebner ES, Drane JW. Life satisfaction and suicide among high school adolescents. Soc Indicators Res 2004;66:81–105. abstract

Vuong OM, Mardon R, Mierzejewski R, Moriarty DG. Measuring healthy days in older adults: Results from the Medicare Health Outcomes Survey and Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (presentation abstract). American Public Health Association 132nd Annual Meeting, Washington DC (November 6-10, 2004). See http://apha.confex.com/apha/132am/techprogram/paper_81144.htm.

Young FW. Socioeconomic Status and Health: The Problem of Explanation and a Sociological Solution. Social Theory & Health 2004;2(2):123–141. See http://www.palgrave-journals.com/sth/journal/v2/n2/abs/8700026a.html.

Zack MM, Moriarty DG, Stroup DF, Ford ES, Mokdad AH. Worsening trends in adult health-related quality of life and self-rated health—United States, 1993–2001. Public Health Reports 2004;119(5):493–505. abstract html pdf [219K]

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Ahluwalia IB, Holtzman D, Mack KA, Mokdad A. Health-related quality of life among women of reproductive age: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1998–2001. J Womens Health 2003;12(1):5–10. abstract

Andresen EM, Catlin TK, Wyrwich KW, Jackson-Thompson J. Retest reliability of surveillance questions on health related quality of life. J Epidemiol Community Health 2003;57(5):339–343. abstract See http://jech.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/57/5/339.

Andresen EM, Recktenwald A, Gillespie K. Population estimates of utilities: the Health and Activity Limitation Index (HALEX) (Abstract)—presentation at the10th annual meeting of the International Society for Quality of Life Research, Nov 12–15, 2003 in Prague, Czech Republic. Qual Life Res 2003;12(7):737.

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Albert SM. Change in BRFSS health status/HRQOL measures predicts volume of medical use: Results from the Harlem Men's Health Cohort (presentation abstract). 17th Annual Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Conference, Memphis, TN (Mar 2000).

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