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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

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

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

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

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 2007; Oct 25 [E-pub ahead of print]. 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 Comm H [Aug; DOI 10.1007/s10900-007–9066-4]. SpringerLink Date Thursday, August 23, 2007. abstract

Keyes CL, Michalec B, Kobau R, Zahran H, Zack MM, Simoes EJ. Social support and health-related quality of life among older adults—Missouri, 2000. MMWR 2005;54(17):433–437. abstract html pdf [276K]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Consultation on functional status surveillance for states and communities: report of a meeting held on June 4–5, 1992, Decatur, Georgia. Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (1993).

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