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Mead H, Cartwright-Smith L, Jones K, Ramos C, Siegel B, Woods K. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in U.S. Health Care: A Chartbook (Pub. 1111). The Commonwealth Fund, March 2008. pdf [423K]

Ford ES, Mokdad AH, Li C, McGuire LC, Strine TW, Okoro CA et al. Gender differences in coronary heart disease and health-related quality of life: findings from 10 states from the 2004 behavioral risk factor surveillance system. J Womens Health (Larchmt ) 2008;17(5):757-768. abstract

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

Fernández LE, Morales A. Language and Use of Cancer Screening Services among Border and Non-Border Hispanic Texas Women. Ethn Health 2007;12(3):245–263. abstract

Kim D, Kawachi I. U.S. State-level social capital and health-related quality of life: multilevel evidence of main, mediating, and modifying effects. Ann Epidemiol 2007;17(4):258–69. Epub 2007 Feb 26. abstract

Zeinomar N, Caracciolo B, Andresen E, Brumback B, Defries E. Natural disaster and disability: case study of the Florida 2004 hurricane season based on the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) (presentation abstract), American College of Epidemiology Annual Meeting. Annals of Epidemiology 2007;17(9):752–753.

Agwunobi JO. The Healthy People 2010 Midcourse Review (Executive Summary-Goal 1: Increase quality and years of healthy life). U.S. Public Health Service, DHHS, Washington, D.C., 2006. html pdf [585K]

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

Ho G, Qian H, Kim MY, Melnik TA, Tucker KL, Jimenez-Velazquez IZ, Kaplan RC, Lee-Rey ET, Stein DT, Rivera W, Rohan TE. Health disparities between island and mainland Puerto Ricans. Pan Am J Publ H 2006;19(5):331–339. abstract

Kempf AM, Peppard PE, Booske BC, Kindig DA, Remington PL. Using measures of disparities as indicators of the health of Wisconsin. University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute Brief Report 2006;1(5):1–10. pdf [382K]

Krause JS, Broderick LE, Saladin LK, Broyles J. Racial disparities in health outcomes after spinal cord injury: mediating effects of education and income. J Spinal Cord Med 2006;29(1):17–25. abstract

Moriarty DG, Zahran ZS. Frequent mental distress (FMD) among U.S. adults—1993–2003 (abstract). Presented at the Society for Epidemiologic Research Annual Meeting (Toronto) June 27–30, 2005. Am J Epidemiol 2005;161(Suppl):S1–S152:25.

Sehili S, Elbasha EH, Moriarty DG, Zack MM. Inequalities in self-reported physical health in the United States, 1993–1999. Health Econ 2005;14(4):377–389. abstract

Zahran HS, Kobau R, Moriarty DG, Zack MM, Holt J, Donehoo R. Health-related quality of life surveillance—United States, 1993–2002. MMWR Surveillance Summary 2005;54(SS–4):1–35. abstract html pdf [483K]

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 [1.2M]

Calsyn RJ, Winter JP. Predicting four types of service needs in older adults. Evaluation and Program Planning 2001;24(2):157–166. abstract

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Health-related quality of life among persons with epilepsy—Texas 1998. MMWR 2001;50:24–26. abstract html pdf [550K]

Albert SM. Change in BRFSS health status/HRQOL measures predicts volume of medical use: Results from the Harlem Men's Health Cohort (presentation abstract). 17th Annual Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Conference, Memphis, TN (Mar 2000).

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

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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