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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

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

Muennig P, Jia H, Lee R, Lubetkin E. I Think Therefore I Am: Perceived Ideal Weight as a Determinant of Health. Am J Public Health 2008;98(3):501–506. abstract

Ford ES, Li C. Metabolic Syndrome and Health-Related Quality of Life among U.S. Adults. Ann Epidemiol 2008;18(3):165–171. 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

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. 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 pdf [646K]

Borders TF, Rohrer JE, Cardarelli KM. Gender-specific disparities in obesity. J Community Health 2006;31(1):57–68. abstract

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

Nelson KM. The burden of obesity among a national probability sample of veterans. J Gen Intern Med. 2006;21(9):915–9. abstract

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)

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

Goins RT, Spencer SM, Krummel DA. Effect of obesity on health-related quality of life among Appalachian elderly. Southern Medical Journal 2003;96(6):553–557. abstract

Hassan MK, Joshi AV, Madhavan SS, Amonkar MM. Obesity and health-related quality of life: a cross-sectional analysis of the US population. Intl J Obesity 2003;27(10)1227–1232. abstract

Heo M, Allison DB, Faith MS, Zhu SK, Fontaine KR. Obesity and quality of life: mediating effects of pain and comorbidities. Obesity Research 2003;11(2):209–216. 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]

Lu N, Samuels ME, Huang KC. Dietary behavior in relation to socioeconomic characteristics and self-perceived health status. J Health Care Poor Underserved 2002;13(2):241–257. abstract

Ford ES, Moriarty DG, Zack MM, Mokdad AH, Chapman DP. Self-reported body mass index and health-related quality of life: findings from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Obesity Research 2001;9(1):21–31. abstract html pdf [83K]

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