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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

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

Shih M, Simon PA. Health-related quality of life among adults with serious psychological distress and chronic medical conditions. Qual Life Res 2008;Mar 26 [Epub ahead of print]. abstract

Nandi A, Galea S, Lopez G, Nandi V, Strongarone S, Ompad DC. Access to and Use of Health Services Among Undocumented Mexican Immigrants in a US Urban Area. i 2008;Jan 2 [Epub ahead of print] abstract

Digenis-Bury EC, Brooks DR, Chen L, Ostrem M, Horsburgh CR. Use of a population-based survey to describe the health of Boston public housing residents. Am J Public Health 2008;98(1):85–91. abstract

Booske BC, Kempf AM, Athens JK, Kindig DA, Remington PL. Health of Wisconsin Report Card. University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, 2007. html

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

Kieffer EC, Sinco BR, Rafferty A, Spencer MS, Palmisano G, Watt EE, Heisler M. Chronic disease-related behaviors and health among African Americans and Hispanics in the REACH Detroit 2010 communities, Michigan, and the United States. Health Promot Pract 2006;7(3 Suppl):256S–264S. abstract

Shao SJ, Su SC, Kanarek N. County-level basics of living affects overall mortality rate in the United States—2000. Applied Research in Quality of Life 2006;1:97–106. See http://www.springerlink.com/content/c158k82727541788/

Thommasen HV, Zhang W. Impact of chronic disease on quality of life in the Bella Coola Valley. Rural Remote Health 2006;6(2):528. abstract html

Thommasen HV, Zhang W. Health-related quality of life and type 2 diabetes: A study of people living in the Bella Coola Valley. BC Medical Journal 2006;48(6):272–278.

Toet J, Raat H, van Ameijden EJC. Validation of the Dutch version of the CDC core healthy days measures in a community sample. Qual Life Res 2006;15(1):179–184. abstract

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/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Health-Related Quality of Life, Part II — State and Local Applications [Internet]. Chronic Disease Notes and Reports 2004;16:1-48. pdf [1200KB]

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 See http://jech.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/58/2/150.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. HRQOL measures can help track health as population ages. Health-Related Quality of Life, Part I [Internet]. Chronic Disease Notes and Reports 2003;16:1-36. pdf [407K]

Simon P, Lightstone A, Zeng Z, Wold C, Fielding J, Davis B, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Health-related quality of life—Los Angeles County, California, 1999. MMWR 2001;(26):556–559. abstract html pdf [127K]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Community indicators of health-related quality of life—United States, 1993–1997. MMWR 2000;49(13):281–285. abstract html pdf [283K].

Ôunpuu S, Kreuger P, Vermeulen M, Chambers L. Using the U.S. Behavioral 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. abstract

Borawski EA, Jia H, Wu GW and Case Western Reserve University. The use of the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) to estimate the prevalence of state and substate disability. Atlanta, Georgia: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 1999.

Jia H. Small area estimates of severe work disability prevalence based on the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Doctoral thesis; Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University; E. Borawski, Thesis Advisor; May 1999, 201pp.

Rohrer JE, Culica DV. Identifying high-users of medical care in a farming-dependent county. Health Care Manage Rev 1999;24(4):28–34. abstract

Armstrong DL, Castorina J. Community occupational structure, basic services, and coronary mortality in Washington State, 1980–1994. Annals of Epidemiology 1998;8(6):370–377. abstract

Molinari C, Ahern M, Michael Hendryx M. The relationship of community quality to the health of women and men. Soc Sci & Med 1998;47(8):1113-1120. abstract

Borawski E, Bowlin, S, Wu G, Jia H, Chen H. The use of the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) in estimating disability at the state and substate levels (abstract). Proceedings, Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Indianapolis 1997:350.

Durch JS, Bailey LA, Stoto MA (Eds); Committee on Using Performance Monitoring to Improve Community Health, Institute of Medicine. National Academies Press, Washington, D.C., 1997:1-496. html

Moriarty, D. CDC Studies Community Quality of Life. NACCHO News 1996 May-June 12(3):10,13.

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