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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

Choe JS, Kwon SO, Paik HY. Nutritional status and related factors of the elderly in longevity areas: III. Relation among self-rated health, health-related behaviors, and nutrient intake in rural elderly (Korean). Korean J Nutr 2006 Apr;39(3):286-298.

Thommasen HV, Zhang W. Impact of chronic disease on quality of life in the Bella Coola Valley. Rural Remote Health 2006;6(2):528. abstract html

Thommasen HV, Zhang W. Health-related quality of life and type 2 diabetes: A study of people living in the Bella Coola Valley. BC Medical Journal 2006;48(6):272–278. html

West A, Weeks WB. Physical and mental health and access to care among nonmetropolitan Veterans Health Administration patients younger than 65 years. J Rural Health 2006;22(1):9–16. abstract

Rohrer JE, Borders TF, Blanton J. Rural residence is not a risk factor for frequent mental distress: a behavioral risk factor surveillance survey. BMC Public Health 2005;5(1):46. abstract html pdf [225K]

Thommasen HV, Berkowitz J, Thommasen AT, Michalos AC. Understanding relationships between diabetes mellitus and health-related quality of life in a rural community. Rural Remote Health 2005;5(3):441 (online). abstract html

Goins RT, Spencer SM, Krummel DA. Effect of obesity on health-related quality of life among Appalachian elderly. Southern Medical Journal 2003;96(6):553–557. abstract

Kumar V, Acanfora MA, Hennessy CH, Kalache A. The health status of rural elders. J Rural Health 2001;17(4):328–331. abstract

Rohrer JE, Culica DV. Identifying high-users of medical care in a farming-dependent county. Health Care Manage Rev 1999;24(4):28–34. abstract

Gilliland FD, Mahler R, Davis SM. Health-related quality of life for rural American Indians in New Mexico. Ethnicity & Health 1998;3(13):223–229. abstract

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