Population Health & HRQOL Surveillance
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
Salomon JA, Nordhagen S, Oza S, Murray CJ. Are Americans feeling less healthy? The puzzle of trends in self-rated health. Am J Epidemiol 2009;170(3):343-351. abstract
Moriarty DG, Zack MM, Holt JB, Chapman DP, Safran MA. Geographic Patterns of Frequent Mental Distress US Adults, 1993-2001 and 2003-2006. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2009;36(6):497-505. abstract
Jia H, Lubetkin EI. Time trends and seasonal patterns of health-related quality of life among U.S. adults. Public Health Rep 2009;124(5):692-701. abstract
Manderscheid R, Druss B, Elsie Freeman E. Data to Manage the Mortality Crisis. International Journal of Mental Health 2008;37(2):49-68. abstract
Kindig DA, Asada Y, Booske B. A population health framework for setting national and state health goals. JAMA 2008;299(17):2081-2083. abstract
Ford JD, Adams ML, Dailey WF. Psychological and health problems in a geographically proximate population time-sampled continuously for three months after the September 11th, 2001 terrorist incidents. Anxiety, Stress, Coping 2007;20(2):129–146. abstract
Fryback DG, Dunham NC, Palta M, Hanmer J, Buechner J, Cherepanov D, Herrington SA, Hays RD, Kaplan RM, Ganiats TG, Feeny D, Kind P. U.S. norms for six generic health-related quality-of-life indexes from the national health measurement study. Med Care 2007 ;45(12):1162–1170. abstract
Hanmer J, Hays R, Fryback DG. Mode of administration is important in U.S. national estimates of health-related quality of life. Med Care 2007;45(12):1171–1179. abstract
Martin LG, Schoeni RF, Freedman VA, Andreski P. Feeling better? Trends in general health status. J Gerontology--Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences 2007;62:S11–S21. abstract
Moriarty, D. Use of health-related quality-of-life surveillance data in public health decision-making — the case of the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, United States, 1991–2006. 2007 International Society for Quality of Life Research meeting abstracts. The QLR Journal 2007:A-86, Abstract #1404.
Parker MG, Thorslund M. Health trends in the elderly population: getting better and getting worse. Gerontologist 2007;47(2):150–158. abstract
Stewart ST, Woodward RM, Rosen AB, Cutler DM. A proposed method for monitoring U.S. population health: linking symptoms, impairments, and health ratings. NBER Working Papers 2007;11358:1-56. pdf [270K]
Booske BC, Kindig DA, Remington PL, Kempf AM, Peppard PE. How should we measure health-related quality of life in Wisconsin? University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute Brief Report 2006;1(1):1–5. pdf [266K]
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]
Miller W, Robinson LA, Lawrence RS (Eds); Committee to evaluate measures of health benefits for environmental, health, and safety regulation board on health care services. Valuing health for regulatory cost-effectiveness analysis. Institute of Medicine, National Academies Press, Washington, D.C., 2006:1-364. abstract html
Sasaski Y, Henmi , Ito K, Kanazawa M, Goto Y, Kataoka H, Kohzuki M. Relationship of Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) and Population-Based Surveillance (Healthy Japan 21)
Thacker SB, Stroup DF, Carande-Kulis V, Marks JS, Roy K, Gerberding JL. Measuring the public’s health. Public Health Rep 2006;121(1):14–22. abstract
Ziege A. Wisconsin--Using the Behavioral Risk Factor Survey to examine how Wisconsin adults view their health. Website report of: Population Health Information Section, Bureau of Health Information and Policy, Division of Public Health, Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services 2006:1–15. pdf [324K]
Davies AM. The meaning of health distorted and trivialized (letter). Lancet 2005;365:571–572.
Lubetkin EI, Jia H, Franks P, Gold MR. Relationship among sociodemographic factors, clinical conditions, and health-related quality of life: examining the EQ-5D in the U.S. general population. Qual Life Res 2005;14(10):2187–2196. 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.
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]
Barrett K, Greene R, Mariani M. A case of neglect–why health care is getting worse, even though medicine is getting better. Governing 2004 Jul (Special Issue). See http://governing.com/
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]
Doyle R. Getting sicker: State budget constraints threaten public health. Scientific Amer 2004 Nov;291(5):30.
Smith DW. The population perspective on quality of life among Americans with diabetes. Qual Life Res 2004;13(8):1391–1400. abstract
Young FW. Socioeconomic Status and Health: The Problem of Explanation and a Sociological Solution. Social Theory & Health 2004;2(2):123–141. See http://www.palgrave-journals.com/sth/journal/v2/n2/abs/8700026a.html.
Zack MM, Moriarty DG, Stroup DF, Ford ES, Mokdad AH. Worsening trends in adult health-related quality of life and self-rated health—United States, 1993–2001. Public Health Reports 2004;119(5):493–505. abstract html pdf [219K]
Zahran HS, Kobau R, Moriarty DG, Zack MM, Giles WH, Lando J. Self-reported frequent mental distress among adults—United States, 1993–2001. Centers for Disease Prevention and Control, MMWR 2004;53(41):963–966. abstract html pdf [249K]
Moriarty DG, Zack MM, Kobau R. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s healthy days measures—population tracking of perceived physical and mental health over time. Health Qual Life Outcomes 2003;1(37)1–8. abstract html pdf [295K]
Buescher PA, Ziya Gizlice Z. Healthy Life Expectancy in North Carolina, 1996–2000. SCHS Studies; North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, State Center for Health Statistics, Raleigh, NC 2002; No.129: 17. pdf [65K]
Moriarty D, Zack M. Seasonal patterns in health-related quality of life among adults-Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1993–2000 (presentation abstract). Quality of Life Research, Abstracts Issue, 9th Annual Conference of the International Society for Quality of Life Research, Orlando, Florida, 2002;11(7):635.
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 [457KB]
Simon P, Lightstone A, Zeng Z, Wold C, Fielding J, Davis B, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Health-related quality of life—Los Angeles County, California, 1999. MMWR 2001;(26):556–559. abstract html pdf [127K]
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]
Gold M. Summary measures of population health and beyond: a look at U.S. federal activities in measuring the health of populations. WHO Conference. Statistical Commission and Economic Commission for Europe 2000. Working paper No. 11. Ottawa Canada, 23–25. pdf [41K]
Ôunpuu S, Kreuger P, Vermeulen M, Chambers L. Using the U.S. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System's health related quality of life survey tool in a Canadian city. Canadian Journal of Public Health 2000;91(1):67–72. abstract
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Healthy People 2010. 2nd ed. With understanding and improving health and objectives for improving health. 2 vols. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office 2000. html
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Healthy People 2010, Goal #1 Section HRQOL—A systematic approach to health improvement. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office 2000. html
Campbell VA, Crews JE, Moriarty DG, Zack MM, Blackman DK. Surveillance for sensory impairment, activity limitation, and health-related quality of life for older adults. MMWR Surveillance Summary 1999;48 (SS–8):131–156. abstract html pdf [1.1M]
Borawski E, Wu G, Jia H, Substance abuse and mental health services administration, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Self-reported frequent mental distress among adults—United States, 1993–1996. MMWR, 1998;47:325–331. abstract html pdf [1.1M]
Arday DR, Arday SL, Bolen J, Rhodes L, Chin J, Minor P. Behavioral risk factor surveillance of aged Medicare beneficiaries, 1995. Health Care Financing Review 1997;18(4)105–123. abstract
Moriarty, D. CDC Studies Community Quality of Life. NACCHO News 1996 May-June 12(3):10,13.
Lankenau, BH, Hennessy CH Moriarty DG, Schmid TL. Health-related quality of life: a new approach to measuring the health status of a population. Ninth World Productivity Congress, Istanbul, Turkey, 1995.
Siegel PZ. Self-reported health status: Public health surveillance and small-area analysis, In: Schechter S (ed.), Proceedings of the 1993 NCHS Conference on the Cognitive Aspects of Self-Reported Health Status. Cognitive Methods Staff Working Paper Series (No. 10). Hyattsville, Maryland: US Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Center for Health Statistics, 1994:11–27.
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).
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Workshop on quality of life/health status surveillance for states and communities: report of a meeting held on December 2–4, 1991, Stone Mountain, Georgia. Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (1993).
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