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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

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]

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 Comm H [Aug; DOI 10.1007/s10900-007–9066-4]. SpringerLink Date Thursday, August 23, 2007. abstract

Ipsen C. Health, secondary conditions, and employment outcomes for adults with disabilities. Journal of Disability Policy Studies 2006;17(2):77–87. abstract

Sloane PD, Callahan L, Kahwati L; Mitchell CM. Development of a practice-based patient cohort for primary care research. Fam Med 2006;38(1):50–58. abstract

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. html

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]

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]

Dominick KL, Ahern FM, Gold CH, Heller DA. Health-related quality of life among older adults with activity-limiting health conditions. Journal of Mental Health and Aging 2003;9(1) 43–53. 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

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

Gizlice Z. Health Conditions and Behaviors Among North Carolina and United States Military Veterans Compared to Non-Veterans. North Carolina Special Report Series SCHS 2002(133):1–7. pdf [40K]

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Foundation for Accountability. A portrait of the chronically ill in America, 2001. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton NJ 2002. pdf [4570KB]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Measuring healthy days: Population assessment of health-related quality of life. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 2000. pdf [795K]

Ahern F. Quality of life, medications, and health among the elderly (TS–213 Final report–Part I). Department of Biobehavioral Health, College of Health and Human Development, Pennsylvania State University; July 30, 1999.

John R, Hennessy CH, Denny CH. Preventing chronic illness and disability among Native American elders. Serving Minority Elders in the 21st Century; Wykle M (Ed). Springer, 1999. abstract

Mack KA. Women, chronic disease, and the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System; Journal of Women's Health, 1998;7(8):949–954 (Oct). abstract

Newschaffer CJ. Validation of Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) HRQOL measures in a statewide sample. Atlanta: 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, 1998. abstract

Cogswell ME. Nelson D. Koplan JP. Surveying managed care members on chronic disease. Health Affairs 1997;16(6):219–227. pdf [149K]

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