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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

Widener JM. Disease Severity and Disability in Persons with Peripheral Arterial Disease. Thesis (PhD), Ohio State University, Nursing, 2008. abstract html

Seekins T, Traci MA, Cummings S, Oreskovich J, Ravesloot C. Assessing environmental factors that affect disability: Establishing a baseline of visitability in a rural state. Rehabilitation Psychology 2008;53(1):80-84. abstract

Alriksson-Schmidt AI, Wallander J, Biasini F. Quality of Life and Resilience in Adolescents with a Mobility Disability. J Pediatr Psychol 2007 32: 370–379; doi:10.1093/jpepsy/jsl002. abstract

Freelove-Charton J, Bowles HR, Hooker S. Health-related quality of life by level of physical activity in arthritic older adults with and without activity limitations. J Phys Act Health 2007;4(4):481-494. abstract

Neugaard B, Andresen EM, DeFries EL, Talley RC, Crews JE. Characteristics and health of caregivers and care recipients — North Carolina, 2005. MMWR 2007;56(21):529–532. abstract html pdf [406K]

Okoro C, Strine T, McGuire L, Balluz L, Mokdad A. Employment status and frequent mental distress among adults with disabilities. Occup Med (Lond) 2007;57(3):217–220. Epub 2007 Jan 16. abstract

Parker MG, Thorslund M. Health trends in the elderly population: getting better and getting worse. Gerontologist 2007;47(2):150–158. abstract

Ravesloot CH, Seekins T, Cahill T, Lindgren S, Nary DE, White G. Health promotion for people with disabilities: development and evaluation of the Living Well with a Disability program. Health Educ Res 2007;22(4):522–531. abstract

Schwartz C, Andresen E, Nosek M, Krahn G. Response shift theory: important implications for measuring quality of life in people with disability. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2007 Apr;88(4):529–536. 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

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.

Bish CL, Michels Blanck H, Maynard LM, Serdula MK, Thompson NJ, Kettel Khan L. Health-related quality of life and weight loss among overweight and obese U.S. adults, 2001 to 2002. Obesity (Silver Spring) 2006;14(11):2042–53. abstract html pdf [646K]

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

Ipsen C, Ravesloot C, Seekins T, Seninger S. A financial cost–benefit analysis of a health promotion program for individuals with mobility impairments. Journal of Disability Policy Studies 2006;16(4):220-228. See

LaVela SL, Weaver FM, Goldstein B, Chen K, Miskevics S, Rajan S, Gater DR. Diabetes mellitus in individuals with spinal cord injury or disorder. J Spinal Cord Med 2006;29(4):387–395. abstract

Lavela SL, Weaver FM, Smith B, Chen K. Disease prevalence and use of preventive services: comparison of female veterans in general and those with spinal cord injuries and disorders. J Womens Health 2006;15(3):301–311. abstract

Mucci LA, Wood PA, Cohen B, Clements KM, Brawarsky P, Brooks DR. Validity of self-reported health plan information in a population-based health survey. J Publ Health Management & Pract 2006;12(6):570-577. abstract

Ferguson PL, Selassie AW, Wannamaker BB, Dong B, Kobau R, Thurman DJ. Prevalence of epilepsy and health-related quality of life and disability among adults with epilepsy—South Carolina, 2003 and 2004. MMWR 2005;54(42):1080–1082. abstract html pdf [259K]

Ravesloot C, Seekins T, White G. Living Well With a Disability Health Promotion Intervention: Improved Health Status for Consumers and Lower Costs for Health Care Policymakers. Rehab Psychol 2005;50(3):239–245. abstract

Strine TW, Hootman JM, Chapman DP, Okoro CA, Balluz L. Health-related quality of life, health risk behaviors, and disability among adults with pain-related activity difficulty. Am J Public Health 2005;95(11):2042–2048. abstract html

Clark MS, Bond MJ, Prior KN, Cotton AC. Measuring disability with parsimony: evidence for the utility of a single item. Disabil Rehabil 2004;26(5):272–279. abstract

Jia H, Muennig P, Borawski E. Comparison of small-area analysis techniques for estimating county-level outcomes. Am J Prev Med 2004;26(5):453–460. abstract

Krause JS, Broderick L. Outcomes after spinal cord injury: comparisons as a function of gender and race and ethnicity. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2004;85(3):355–362. abstract

Strine TW, Chapman DP, Kobau R, Balluz LI, Mokdad AH. Depression, anxiety, and physical impairments and quality of life in the U.S. non-institutionalized population. Psychiatr Serv 2004;55:1408–1413. abstract html

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.

Houlihan BV, Drainoni ML, Warner G, Nesathurai S, Wierbicky J, Williams S. The impact of Internet access for people with spinal cord injuries: a descriptive analysis of a pilot study. Disabil Rehabil 2003;25(8):422–431. abstract

Ravesloot C, Seekins T, Ipsen C, Seninger S, Murphy-Southwick C, Brennan L, et al. A cost-effectiveness analysis of a community-based health promotion intervention for adults with mobility impairments (Final report). Missoula: University of Montana, Rural Institute on Disabilities 2003.

Vradenburg JA, Simoes EJ, Jackson-Thompson J, Murayi T. The prevalence of arthritis and activity limitation and their predictors in Missouri. J Comm Hlth 2002;27 (2): 91–107. abstract

Yassin AS, Beckles GL, Messonnier ML. Disability and its economic impact among adults with diabetes. J Occup Environ Med, 2002;44(2):136–142. abstract

Andresen EM, Vahle VJ, Lollar D. Proxy reliability: Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) measures for people with disability. Quality of Life Research 2001;10:609–619. abstract

Andresen EM, Brownson RC. Disability and health status: ethnic differences among women in the United States. J Epidemiol Community Health 2000;54(3):200–206. abstract See

Andresen EM, Fitch CA, McLendon PM, Meyers AR. Reliability and validity of disability questions for US Census 2000. American Journal of Public Health 2000;90(8):1297–1299. abstract pdf [65K]

Andresen EM, Meyers AR. Health-related quality of life outcomes measures. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 2000;81(12 Suppl 2):S30–45. abstract

Krause JS, Coker JL, Charlifue S, Whiteneck GG. Health outcomes among American Indians with spinal cord injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2000;81(7):924–1. abstract

Andresen EM, Fouts BS, Romeis JC, Brownson CA. Performance of health-related quality of life instruments in a spinal cord injured population. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1999;80:877–884. abstract

Andresen EM, Prince-Caldwell A, Akinci F, Brownson CA, Hagglund K, Jackson-Thompson J, Crocker R. The Missouri disability and health project. Am J Prev Med 1999;16(35)63–71. abstract

Borawski EA, Jia H, Wu GW and Case Western Reserve University. The use of the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) to estimate the prevalence of state and substate disability. Atlanta, Georgia: 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, 1999.

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 [1142K]

Jia H. Small area estimates of severe work disability prevalence based on the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Doctoral thesis; Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University; E. Borawski, Thesis Advisor; May 1999, 201pp.

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

Verbrugge LM, Merrill SS, Liu X. Measuring disability with parsimony. Disability and Rehabilitation 1999;21(5–6):295–306. abstract

Borawski E, Bowlin, S, Wu G, Jia H, Chen H. The use of the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) in estimating disability at the state and substate levels (abstract). Proceedings, Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Indianapolis 1997:350.

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