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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

Johnson SB, Wang C. Why do adolescents say they are less healthy than their parents think they are? The importance of mental health varies by social class in a nationally representative sample. Pediatrics 2008;121(2):e307–313. abstract

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

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]

Kidder DP, Wolitski RJ, Campsmith ML, Nakamura GV. Health status, health care use, medication use, and medication adherence among homeless and housed people living with HIV/AIDS. Am J Public Health 2007;97(12):2238–2245. abstract

Kim 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kimerling R, Baumrind N, “Access to Mental Health Services Among California Women” in Weinbaum, Z, and Thorfinnson, T (eds.) Women's Health: Findings from the California Women's Health Survey, 1997–2003. California Department of Health Services, Office of Women’s Health. Sacramento, California, May 2006. Chapter 14. pdf [1.7MB]

Lavela SL, Weaver FM, Smith B, Chen K. Disease prevalence and use of preventive services: comparison of female veterans in general and those with spinal cord injuries and disorders. J Womens Health 2006;15(3):301–311. abstract

West A, Weeks WB. Physical and mental health and access to care among nonmetropolitan Veterans Health Administration patients younger than 65 years. J Rural Health 2006;22(1):9–16. 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

Kimerling R, Baumrind N. Access to specialty mental health services among women in California. Psychiatr Serv 2005;56(6):729–734. 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

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

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

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]

Culica D, Rohrer J, Ward M, Hilsenrath P, Pomrehn P. Medical checkups: who does not get them? Am J Public Health 2002;92(1):88–91. abstract html

Dominick KL, Ahern FM, Gold CH, Heller DA. Relationship of health-related quality of life to health care utilization and mortality among older adults. Aging Clin Exp Res 2002;14(6):499–508. abstract

Greenlund KJ, Giles WH, Keenan NL, Croft JB, Mensah GA, Huston SL. Physician advice, patient actions, and health-related quality of life in secondary prevention of stroke through diet and exercise—The physician’s role in helping patients to increase physical activity and improve eating habits. Stroke 2002;33: 565–571. abstract html pdf [71K]

Koepsell T, Reiber G, Simmons KW. Behavioral risk factors and use of preventive services among veterans in Washington State. Prev Med 2002;35(6):557–562. abstract

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.

Dugan E, Roberts CP, Cohen SJ, Preisser JS, Davis CC, Bland DR, Albertson E. Why older community-dwelling adults do not discuss urinary incontinence with their primary care physicians. J Am Geriatr Soc 2001;49(4):462-465. abstract

Hathaway JE, Mucci LA, Silverman JG et al. Health status and health care use of Massachusetts women reporting partner abuse. Am J Prev Med 2000;19(4):302–307. abstract

Broyles RW, McAuley WJ, Baird-Holmes D. The medically vulnerable: their health risks, health status, and use of physician care. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 1999;10(2):186–200. abstract

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

Aubert R, Herman W, Waters J, Moore W, Sutton D, Peterson B, Bailey C, Koplan J. Nurse case management to improve glycemic control in diabetic patients in a health maintenance organization: A randomized, controlled trial. Annals of Internal Medicine 1998;129(8):605–612. abstract

Holtzman D, Rubinson R, Bland SD, McQueen DV. HIV testing behavior and associated characteristics among U.S. adults, 1993 and 1994. AIDS and Behavior 1998;2(4):269–281. See http://www.springerlink.com/content/r2u22t42g46451x7/.

Diwan S, Moriarty DG. A conceptual framework for identifying unmet health care needs of community dwelling elderly. J. Applied Geront. 1995;14(1)47–63. See http://jag.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/14/1/47.

Diwan S. Unmet health needs and the quality of life of the elderly: development of a survey for states and communities (technical report). Atlanta: GA. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1994.

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