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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

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

Revicki DA, Kawata AK, Harnam N, Chen WH, Hays RD, Cella D. Predicting EuroQol (EQ-5D) scores from the patient-reported outcomes measurement information system (PROMIS) global items and domain item banks in a United States sample. Qual Life Res 2009;18(6):783-791. abstract

Hays RD, Bjorner JB, Revicki DA, Spritzer KL, Cella D. Development of physical and mental health summary scores from the patient-reported outcomes measurement information system (PROMIS) global items. Qual Life Res 2009;18(7): 873-880. 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]

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]

Klementiev A. Chapter 5-An alternative measure of years of healthy life--[from: Estes RJ (ed.), Advancing Quality of Life in a Turbulent World]. Social Indicators Research Series, Springer Netherlands 2006;29:67–84.

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

Chang CF, Nocetti D, Rubin RM. Healthy life expectancy for selected race and gender subgroups: The case of Tennessee. South Med J 2005;98(10):977–984. abstract

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]

Andresen EM, Recktenwald A, Gillespie K. Population estimates of utilities: the Health and Activity Limitation Index (HALEX) (Abstract)—presentation at the10th annual meeting of the International Society for Quality of Life Research, Nov 12–15, 2003 in Prague, Czech Republic. Qual Life Res 2003;12(7):737.

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]

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]

Harwell TS, Spence MR. Population surveillance for physical violence among adult men and women, Montana. Am J Prev Med 2000;19(4):321–324. 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

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