The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.
The measurement of the health status for a given population using a variety of indices, including morbidity, mortality, and available health resources.
Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.
A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.
The state wherein the person is well adjusted.
The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.
Variation in rates of disease occurrence and disabilities between population groups defined by socioeconomic characteristics such as age, ethnicity, economic resources, or gender and populations identified geographically or similar measures.
Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.
The state of the organism when it functions optimally without evidence of disease.
Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.
Innovation and improvement of the health care system by reappraisal, amendment of services, and removal of faults and abuses in providing and distributing health services to patients. It includes a re-alignment of health services and health insurance to maximum demographic elements (the unemployed, indigent, uninsured, elderly, inner cities, rural areas) with reference to coverage, hospitalization, pricing and cost containment, insurers' and employers' costs, pre-existing medical conditions, prescribed drugs, equipment, and services.
The optimal state of the mouth and normal functioning of the organs of the mouth without evidence of disease.
The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.
Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.
Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.
Services for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health.
Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.
Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)
Insurance providing coverage of medical, surgical, or hospital care in general or for which there is no specific heading.
Planning for needed health and/or welfare services and facilities.
Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.
Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.
The amounts spent by individuals, groups, nations, or private or public organizations for total health care and/or its various components. These amounts may or may not be equivalent to the actual costs (HEALTH CARE COSTS) and may or may not be shared among the patient, insurers, and/or employers.
The integration of epidemiologic, sociological, economic, and other analytic sciences in the study of health services. Health services research is usually concerned with relationships between need, demand, supply, use, and outcome of health services. The aim of the research is evaluation, particularly in terms of structure, process, output, and outcome. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)
The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.
Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).
The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.
Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.
Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).
State of the body in relation to the consumption and utilization of nutrients.
The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.
Management of public health organizations or agencies.
The status of health in urban populations.
The status of health in rural populations.
The science of controlling or modifying those conditions, influences, or forces surrounding man which relate to promoting, establishing, and maintaining health.
Components of a national health care system which administer specific services, e.g., national health insurance.
The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of women.
Planning for the equitable allocation, apportionment, or distribution of available health resources.
Preferentially rated health-related activities or functions to be used in establishing health planning goals. This may refer specifically to PL93-641.
Educational attainment or level of education of individuals.
Organized services to provide health care for children.
Degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.
Organized services to provide mental health care.
The activities and endeavors of the public health services in a community on any level.
A health care system which combines physicians, hospitals, and other medical services with a health plan to provide the complete spectrum of medical care for its customers. In a fully integrated system, the three key elements - physicians, hospital, and health plan membership - are in balance in terms of matching medical resources with the needs of purchasers and patients. (Coddington et al., Integrated Health Care: Reorganizing the Physician, Hospital and Health Plan Relationship, 1994, p7)
Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.
Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.
A stratum of people with similar position and prestige; includes social stratification. Social class is measured by criteria such as education, occupation, and income.
The performance of the basic activities of self care, such as dressing, ambulation, or eating.
Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.
A specialized agency of the United Nations designed as a coordinating authority on international health work; its aim is to promote the attainment of the highest possible level of health by all peoples.
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
Planning that has the goals of improving health, improving accessibility to health services, and promoting efficiency in the provision of services and resources on a comprehensive basis for a whole community. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988, p299)
Economic sector concerned with the provision, distribution, and consumption of health care services and related products.
Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.
Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.
Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.
Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
A situation in which the level of living of an individual, family, or group is below the standard of the community. It is often related to a specific income level.
Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.
Services designed for HEALTH PROMOTION and prevention of disease.
Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.
Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.
Appraisal of one's own personal qualities or traits.
Available manpower, facilities, revenue, equipment, and supplies to produce requisite health care and services.
Institutions which provide medical or health-related services.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
The availability of HEALTH PERSONNEL. It includes the demand and recruitment of both professional and allied health personnel, their present and future supply and distribution, and their assignment and utilization.
Services for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the aged and the maintenance of health in the elderly.
Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.
The degree to which the individual regards the health care service or product or the manner in which it is delivered by the provider as useful, effective, or beneficial.
Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to people living in a community or neighborhood.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.
A demographic parameter indicating a person's status with respect to marriage, divorce, widowhood, singleness, etc.
Planning for health resources at a regional or multi-state level.
The state of being engaged in an activity or service for wages or salary.
Differences in access to or availability of medical facilities and services.
A set of techniques used when variation in several variables has to be studied simultaneously. In statistics, multivariate analysis is interpreted as any analytic method that allows simultaneous study of two or more dependent variables.
Elements of residence that characterize a population. They are applicable in determining need for and utilization of health services.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.
A quality-of-life scale developed in the United States in 1972 as a measure of health status or dysfunction generated by a disease. It is a behaviorally based questionnaire for patients and addresses activities such as sleep and rest, mobility, recreation, home management, emotional behavior, social interaction, and the like. It measures the patient's perceived health status and is sensitive enough to detect changes or differences in health status occurring over time or between groups. (From Medical Care, vol.xix, no.8, August 1981, p.787-805)
Health insurance plans for employees, and generally including their dependents, usually on a cost-sharing basis with the employer paying a percentage of the premium.
The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.
Psychiatric illness or diseases manifested by breakdowns in the adaptational process expressed primarily as abnormalities of thought, feeling, and behavior producing either distress or impairment of function.
A nursing specialty concerned with promoting and protecting the health of populations, using knowledge from nursing, social, and public health sciences to develop local, regional, state, and national health policy and research. It is population-focused and community-oriented, aimed at health promotion and disease prevention through educational, diagnostic, and preventive programs.
Method for obtaining information through verbal responses, written or oral, from subjects.
A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to dental or oral health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.
Organized services to provide health care to expectant and nursing mothers.
Statistical interpretation and description of a population with reference to distribution, composition, or structure.
Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.
A group of people with a common cultural heritage that sets them apart from others in a variety of social relationships.
Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.
Generally refers to the amount of protection available and the kind of loss which would be paid for under an insurance contract with an insurer. (Slee & Slee, Health Care Terms, 2d ed)
An infant during the first month after birth.
Support systems that provide assistance and encouragement to individuals with physical or emotional disabilities in order that they may better cope. Informal social support is usually provided by friends, relatives, or peers, while formal assistance is provided by churches, groups, etc.
The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.
The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.
All deaths reported in a given population.
A prolonged seizure or seizures repeated frequently enough to prevent recovery between episodes occurring over a period of 20-30 minutes. The most common subtype is generalized tonic-clonic status epilepticus, a potentially fatal condition associated with neuronal injury and respiratory and metabolic dysfunction. Nonconvulsive forms include petit mal status and complex partial status, which may manifest as behavioral disturbances. Simple partial status epilepticus consists of persistent motor, sensory, or autonomic seizures that do not impair cognition (see also EPILEPSIA PARTIALIS CONTINUA). Subclinical status epilepticus generally refers to seizures occurring in an unresponsive or comatose individual in the absence of overt signs of seizure activity. (From N Engl J Med 1998 Apr 2;338(14):970-6; Neurologia 1997 Dec;12 Suppl 6:25-30)
State plans prepared by the State Health Planning and Development Agencies which are made up from plans submitted by the Health Systems Agencies and subject to review and revision by the Statewide Health Coordinating Council.
Evaluation procedures that focus on both the outcome or status (OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT) of the patient at the end of an episode of care - presence of symptoms, level of activity, and mortality; and the process (ASSESSMENT, PROCESS) - what is done for the patient diagnostically and therapeutically.
Health services for employees, usually provided by the employer at the place of work.
Organized systems for providing comprehensive prepaid health care that have five basic attributes: (1) provide care in a defined geographic area; (2) provide or ensure delivery of an agreed-upon set of basic and supplemental health maintenance and treatment services; (3) provide care to a voluntarily enrolled group of persons; (4) require their enrollees to use the services of designated providers; and (5) receive reimbursement through a predetermined, fixed, periodic prepayment made by the enrollee without regard to the degree of services provided. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)
Depressive states usually of moderate intensity in contrast with major depression present in neurotic and psychotic disorders.
The proportion of patients with a particular disease during a given year per given unit of population.
Typical way of life or manner of living characteristic of an individual or group. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed)
The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of men.
Country located in EUROPE. It is bordered by the NORTH SEA, BELGIUM, and GERMANY. Constituent areas are Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten, formerly included in the NETHERLANDS ANTILLES.
Assessment of psychological variables by the application of mathematical procedures.
Professions or other business activities directed to the cure and prevention of disease. For occupations of medical personnel who are not physicians but who are working in the fields of medical technology, physical therapy, etc., ALLIED HEALTH OCCUPATIONS is available.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
The physical condition of human reproductive systems.
Media that facilitate transportability of pertinent information concerning patient's illness across varied providers and geographic locations. Some versions include direct linkages to online consumer health information that is relevant to the health conditions and treatments related to a specific patient.
Health care provided to specific cultural or tribal peoples which incorporates local customs, beliefs, and taboos.
Organized services to provide health care to women. It excludes maternal care services for which MATERNAL HEALTH SERVICES is available.
An interactive process whereby members of a community are concerned for the equality and rights of all.
Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.
Individuals or groups with no or inadequate health insurance coverage. Those falling into this category usually comprise three primary groups: the medically indigent (MEDICAL INDIGENCY); those whose clinical condition makes them medically uninsurable; and the working uninsured.
Statistical models in which the value of a parameter for a given value of a factor is assumed to be equal to a + bx, where a and b are constants. The models predict a linear regression.
A self-evaluation of health status.
Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the black groups of Africa.
Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.
The health status of the family as a unit including the impact of the health of one member of the family on the family as a unit and on individual family members; also, the impact of family organization or disorganization on the health status of its members.
A geographic area defined and served by a health program or institution.
Health services, public or private, in urban areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.
Total lack of teeth through disease or extraction.
A disease of chronic diffuse irreversible airflow obstruction. Subcategories of COPD include CHRONIC BRONCHITIS and PULMONARY EMPHYSEMA.
Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.
The systematic application of information and computer sciences to public health practice, research, and learning.
Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.
The presence of co-existing or additional diseases with reference to an initial diagnosis or with reference to the index condition that is the subject of study. Comorbidity may affect the ability of affected individuals to function and also their survival; it may be used as a prognostic indicator for length of hospital stay, cost factors, and outcome or survival.
Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.
Recommendations for directing health planning functions and policies. These may be mandated by PL93-641 and issued by the Department of Health and Human Services for use by state and local planning agencies.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
Services designed to promote, maintain, or restore dental health.
The personal cost of acute or chronic disease. The cost to the patient may be an economic, social, or psychological cost or personal loss to self, family, or immediate community. The cost of illness may be reflected in absenteeism, productivity, response to treatment, peace of mind, or QUALITY OF LIFE. It differs from HEALTH CARE COSTS, meaning the societal cost of providing services related to the delivery of health care, rather than personal impact on individuals.
The ratio of two odds. The exposure-odds ratio for case control data is the ratio of the odds in favor of exposure among cases to the odds in favor of exposure among noncases. The disease-odds ratio for a cohort or cross section is the ratio of the odds in favor of disease among the exposed to the odds in favor of disease among the unexposed. The prevalence-odds ratio refers to an odds ratio derived cross-sectionally from studies of prevalent cases.
Health care services related to human REPRODUCTION and diseases of the reproductive system. Services are provided to both sexes and usually by physicians in the medical or the surgical specialties such as REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE; ANDROLOGY; GYNECOLOGY; OBSTETRICS; and PERINATOLOGY.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
Determination of the degree of a physical, mental, or emotional handicap. The diagnosis is applied to legal qualification for benefits and income under disability insurance and to eligibility for Social Security and workmen's compensation benefits.
Evaluation of the level of physical, physiological, or mental functioning in the older population group.
Organized services to provide health care to adolescents, ages ranging from 13 through 18 years.
Revenues or receipts accruing from business enterprise, labor, or invested capital.
Groups of persons whose range of options is severely limited, who are frequently subjected to COERCION in their DECISION MAKING, or who may be compromised in their ability to give INFORMED CONSENT.
The number of males and females in a given population. The distribution may refer to how many men or women or what proportion of either in the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.
"Decayed, missing and filled teeth," a routinely used statistical concept in dentistry.
An operating division of the US Department of Health and Human Services. It is concerned with the overall planning, promoting, and administering of programs pertaining to health and medical research. Until 1995, it was an agency of the United States PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE.
Persons with physical or mental disabilities that affect or limit their activities of daily living and that may require special accommodations.
Based on known statistical data, the number of years which any person of a given age may reasonably expected to live.
The organization and administration of health services dedicated to the delivery of health care.
Community or individual involvement in the decision-making process.
Demographic and epidemiologic changes that have occurred in the last five decades in many developing countries and that are characterized by major growth in the number and proportion of middle-aged and elderly persons and in the frequency of the diseases that occur in these age groups. The health transition is the result of efforts to improve maternal and child health via primary care and outreach services and such efforts have been responsible for a decrease in the birth rate; reduced maternal mortality; improved preventive services; reduced infant mortality, and the increased life expectancy that defines the transition. (From Ann Intern Med 1992 Mar 15;116(6):499-504)
Any type of research that employs nonnumeric information to explore individual or group characteristics, producing findings not arrived at by statistical procedures or other quantitative means. (Qualitative Inquiry: A Dictionary of Terms Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1997)
The frequency of different ages or age groups in a given population. The distribution may refer to either how many or what proportion of the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.
Providing for the full range of personal health services for diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and rehabilitation of patients.
A preconceived judgment made without factual basis.
Those actions designed to carry out recommendations pertaining to health plans or programs.
Health insurance coverage for all persons in a state or country, rather than for some subset of the population. It may extend to the unemployed as well as to the employed; to aliens as well as to citizens; for pre-existing conditions as well as for current illnesses; for mental as well as for physical conditions.
People who leave their place of residence in one country and settle in a different country.
A numerical rating scale for classifying the periodontal status of a person or population with a single figure which takes into consideration prevalence as well as severity of the condition. It is based upon probe measurement of periodontal pockets and on gingival tissue status.
A subgroup having special characteristics within a larger group, often bound together by special ties which distinguish it from the larger group.
Community health education events focused on prevention of disease and promotion of health through audiovisual exhibits.
Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the continent of Europe.
The total of dental diagnostic, preventive, and restorative services provided to meet the needs of a patient (from Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982).
Localized destruction of the tooth surface initiated by decalcification of the enamel followed by enzymatic lysis of organic structures and leading to cavity formation. If left unchecked, the cavity may penetrate the enamel and dentin and reach the pulp.
City, urban, rural, or suburban areas which are characterized by severe economic deprivation and by accompanying physical and social decay.
Preventive health services provided for students. It excludes college or university students.
People who frequently change their place of residence.
Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal.
Voluntary groups of people representing diverse interests in the community such as hospitals, businesses, physicians, and insurers, with the principal objective to improve health care cost effectiveness.
Ethnic group originating in India and entering Europe in the 14th or 15th century.
The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.
A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.
Groups of individuals whose putative ancestry is from native continental populations based on similarities in physical appearance.
Longitudinal patient-maintained records of individual health history and tools that allow individual control of access.
The purposes, missions, and goals of an individual organization or its units, established through administrative processes. It includes an organization's long-range plans and administrative philosophy.
The process of leaving one's country to establish residence in a foreign country.
Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.
A country spanning from central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.
Pathological processes involving the PERIODONTIUM including the gum (GINGIVA), the alveolar bone (ALVEOLAR PROCESS), the DENTAL CEMENTUM, and the PERIODONTAL LIGAMENT.
Persons fleeing to a place of safety, especially those who flee to a foreign country or power to escape danger or persecution in their own country or habitual residence because of race, religion, or political belief. (Webster, 3d ed)
The practice of personal hygiene of the mouth. It includes the maintenance of oral cleanliness, tissue tone, and general preservation of oral health.
A province of Canada lying between the provinces of Manitoba and Quebec. Its capital is Toronto. It takes its name from Lake Ontario which is said to represent the Iroquois oniatariio, beautiful lake. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p892 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p391)
The confinement of a patient in a hospital.
Health insurance plans intended to reduce unnecessary health care costs through a variety of mechanisms, including: economic incentives for physicians and patients to select less costly forms of care; programs for reviewing the medical necessity of specific services; increased beneficiary cost sharing; controls on inpatient admissions and lengths of stay; the establishment of cost-sharing incentives for outpatient surgery; selective contracting with health care providers; and the intensive management of high-cost health care cases. The programs may be provided in a variety of settings, such as HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS and PREFERRED PROVIDER ORGANIZATIONS.
A range of values for a variable of interest, e.g., a rate, constructed so that this range has a specified probability of including the true value of the variable.
An indicator of body density as determined by the relationship of BODY WEIGHT to BODY HEIGHT. BMI=weight (kg)/height squared (m2). BMI correlates with body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE). Their relationship varies with age and gender. For adults, BMI falls into these categories: below 18.5 (underweight); 18.5-24.9 (normal); 25.0-29.9 (overweight); 30.0 and above (obese). (National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Health status of Persian Gulf War veterans: self-reported symptoms, environmental exposures and the effect of stress. (1/10025)

BACKGROUND: Most US troops returned home from the Persian Gulf War (PGW) by Spring 1991 and many began reporting increased health symptoms and medical problems soon after. This investigation examines the relationships between several Gulf-service environmental exposures and health symptom reporting, and the role of traumatic psychological stress on the exposure-health symptom relationships. METHODS: Stratified, random samples of two cohorts of PGW veterans, from the New England area (n = 220) and from the New Orleans area (n = 71), were selected from larger cohorts being followed longitudinally since arrival home from the Gulf. A group of PGW-era veterans deployed to Germany (n = 50) served as a comparison group. The study protocol included questionnaires, a neuropsychological test battery, an environmental interview, and psychological diagnostic interviews. This report focuses on self-reported health symptoms and exposures of participants who completed a 52-item health symptom checklist and a checklist of environmental exposures. RESULTS: The prevalence of reported symptoms was greater in both Persian Gulf-deployed cohorts compared to the Germany cohort. Analyses of the body-system symptom scores (BSS), weighted to account for sampling design, and adjusted by age, sex, and education, indicated that Persian Gulf-deployed veterans were more likely to report neurological, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, cardiac, dermatological, musculoskeletal, psychological and neuropsychological system symptoms than Germany veterans. Using a priori hypotheses about the toxicant effects of exposure to specific toxicants, the relationships between self-reported exposures and body-system symptom groupings were examined through multiple regression analyses, controlling for war-zone exposure and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Self-reported exposures to pesticides, debris from Scuds, chemical and biological warfare (CBW) agents, and smoke from tent heaters each were significantly related to increased reporting of specific predicted BSS groupings. CONCLUSIONS: Veterans deployed to the Persian Gulf have higher self-reported prevalence of health symptoms compared to PGW veterans who were deployed only as far as Germany. Several Gulf-service environmental exposures are associated with increased health symptom reporting involving predicted body-systems, after adjusting for war-zone stressor exposures and PTSD.  (+info)

Socioeconomic inequalities in health in the working population: the contribution of working conditions. (2/10025)

BACKGROUND: The aim was to study the impact of different categories of working conditions on the association between occupational class and self-reported health in the working population. METHODS: Data were collected through a postal survey conducted in 1991 among inhabitants of 18 municipalities in the southeastern Netherlands. Data concerned 4521 working men and 2411 working women and included current occupational class (seven classes), working conditions (physical working conditions, job control, job demands, social support at work), perceived general health (very good or good versus less than good) and demographic confounders. Data were analysed with logistic regression techniques. RESULTS: For both men and women we observed a higher odds ratio for a less than good perceived general health in the lower occupational classes (adjusted for confounders). The odds of a less than good perceived general health was larger among people reporting more hazardous physical working conditions, lower job control, lower social support at work and among those in the highest category of job demands. Results were similar for men and women. Men and women in the lower occupational classes reported more hazardous physical working conditions and lower job control as compared to those in higher occupational classes. High job demands were more often reported in the higher occupational classes, while social support at work was not clearly related to occupational class. When physical working conditions and job control were added simultaneously to a model with occupational class and confounders, the odds ratios for occupational classes were reduced substantially. For men, the per cent change in the odds ratios for the occupational classes ranged between 35% and 83%, and for women between 35% and 46%. CONCLUSIONS: A substantial part of the association between occupational class and a less than good perceived general health in the working population could be attributed to a differential distribution of hazardous physical working conditions and a low job control across occupational classes. This suggests that interventions aimed at improving these working conditions might result in a reduction of socioeconomic inequalities in health in the working population.  (+info)

The meaning and use of the cumulative rate of potential life lost. (3/10025)

BACKGROUND: The 'years of potential life lost' (YPLL) is a public health measure in widespread use. However, the index does not apply to the comparisons between different populations or across different time periods. It also has the limit of being cross-sectional in nature, quantifying current burden but not future impact on society. METHODS: A new years-lost index is proposed-the 'cumulative rate of potential life lost' (CRPLL). It is a simple combination of the 'cumulative rate' (CR) and the YPLL. Vital statistics in Taiwan are used for demonstration and comparison of the new index with existing health-status measures. RESULTS: The CRPLL serves the purpose of between-group comparison. It can also be considered a projection of future impact, under the assumption that the age-specific mortality rates in the current year prevail. For a rare cause of death, it can be interpreted as the expected years (days) of potential life lost during a subject's lifetime. CONCLUSIONS: The CRPLL has several desirable properties, rendering it a promising alternative for quantifying health status.  (+info)

Thiamine deficiency is prevalent in a selected group of urban Indonesian elderly people. (4/10025)

This cross-sectional study involved 204 elderly individuals (93 males and 111 females). Subjects were randomly recruited using a list on which all 60-75 y-old-people living in seven sub-villages in Jakarta were included. The usual food intake was estimated using semiquantitative food frequency questionnaires. Hemoglobin, plasma retinol, vitamin B-12, red blood cell folate and the percentage stimulation of erythrocyte transketolase (ETK), as an indicator of thiamine status, were analyzed. Median energy intake was below the assessed requirement. More than 75% of the subjects had iron and thiamine intakes of approximately 2/3 of the recommended daily intake, and 20.2% of the study population had folate intake of approximately 2/3 of the recommended daily intake. Intakes of vitamins A and B-12 were adequate. Biochemical assessments demonstrated that 36.6% of the subjects had low thiamine levels (ETK stimulation > 25%). The elderly men tended to have lower thiamine levels than the elderly women. The overall prevalence of anemia was 28.9%, and the elderly women were affected more than the elderly men. Low biochemical status of vitamins A, B-12 and RBC folate was found in 5.4%, 8.8 % and 2.9% of the subjects, respectively. Dietary intakes of thiamine and folate were associated with ETK stimulation and plasma vitamin B-12 concentration (r = 0.176, P = 0.012 and r = 0.77, P = 0.001), respectively. Results of this study suggest that anemia, thiamine and possibly vitamin B-12 deficiency are prevalent in the elderly living in Indonesia. Clearly, micronutrient supplementation may be beneficial for the Indonesian elderly population living in underprivileged areas.  (+info)

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy and quality of life. (5/10025)

The quality of life (QOL) of 79 people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes and 37 non-diabetic controls was assessed using the Nottingham Health Profile (NHP). The NHP consists of six domains assessing energy, sleep, pain, physical mobility, emotional reactions and social isolation. Symptomatic diabetic neuropathy was present in 41 of the patients. The neuropathy patients had significantly higher scores (impaired QOL) in 5/6 NHP domains than either the other diabetic patients (p < 0.01) or the non-diabetic (p < 0.001) controls. These were: emotional reaction, energy, pain, physical mobility and sleep. The diabetic patients without neuropathy also had significantly impaired QOL for 4/6 NHP domains compared with the non-diabetic control group (p < 0.05) (energy, pain, physical mobility and sleep). This quantification of the detrimental effect on QOL of diabetes, and in particular of chronic symptomatic peripheral diabetic neuropathy, emphasizes the need for further research into effective management of these patients.  (+info)

Why do short term workers have high mortality? (6/10025)

Increased mortality is often reported among workers in short term employment. This may indicate either a health-related selection process or the presence of different lifestyle or social conditions among short term workers. The authors studied these two aspects of short term employment among 16,404 Danish workers in the reinforced plastics industry who were hired between 1978 and 1985 and were followed to the end of 1988. Preemployment hospitalization histories for 1977-1984 were ascertained and were related to length of employment between 1978 and 1988. Workers who had been hospitalized prior to employment showed a 20% higher risk of early termination of employment than those never hospitalized (rate ratio (RR) = 1.20, 95% confidence interval (CI) 1.16-1.29), and the risk increased with number of hospitalizations. For workers with two or more preemployment hospitalizations related to alcohol abuse or violence, the rate ratios for short term employment were 2.30 (95% CI 1.74-3.06) and 1.86 (95% CI 1.35-2.56), respectively. An unhealthy lifestyle may also be a determinant of short term employment. While it is possible in principle to adjust for lifestyle factors if proper data are collected, the health-related selection of workers requires careful consideration when choosing a reference group for comparative studies of cumulative occupational exposure.  (+info)

Economic consequences of the progression of rheumatoid arthritis in Sweden. (7/10025)

OBJECTIVE: To develop a simulation model for analysis of the cost-effectiveness of treatments that affect the progression of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). METHODS: The Markov model was developed on the basis of a Swedish cohort of 116 patients with early RA who were followed up for 5 years. The majority of patients had American College of Rheumatology (ACR) functional class II disease, and Markov states indicating disease severity were defined based on Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ) scores. Costs were calculated from data on resource utilization and patients' work capacity. Utilities (preference weights for health states) were assessed using the EQ-5D (EuroQol) questionnaire. Hypothetical treatment interventions were simulated to illustrate the model. RESULTS: The cohort distribution among the 6 Markov states clearly showed the progression of the disease over 5 years of followup. Costs increased with increasing severity of the Markov states, and total costs over 5 years were higher for patients who were in more severe Markov states at diagnosis. Utilities correlated well with the Markov states, and the EQ-5D was able to discriminate between patients with different HAQ scores within ACR functional class II. CONCLUSION: The Markov model was able to assess disease progression and costs in RA. The model can therefore be a useful tool in calculating the cost-effectiveness of different interventions aimed at changing the progression of the disease.  (+info)

Risk factors for injuries and other health problems sustained in a marathon. (8/10025)

OBJECTIVES: To identify risk factors for injuries and other health problems occurring during or immediately after participation in a marathon. METHODS: A prospective cohort study was undertaken of participants in the 1993 Auckland Citibank marathon. Demographic data, information on running experience, training and injuries, and information on other lifestyle factors were obtained from participants before the race using an interviewer-administered questionnaire. Information on injuries and other health problems sustained during or immediately after the marathon were obtained by a self administered questionnaire. Logistic regression analyses were undertaken to identify significant risk factors for health problems. RESULTS: This study, one of only a few controlled epidemiological studies that have been undertaken of running injuries, has identified a number of risk factors for injuries and other health problems sustained in a marathon. Men were at increased risk of hamstring and calf problems, whereas women were at increased risk of hip problems. Participation in a marathon for the first time, participation in other sports, illness in the two weeks before the marathon, current use of medication, and drinking alcohol once a month or more, were associated with increased self reported risks of problems. While increased training seemed to increase the risk of front thigh and hamstring problems, it may decrease the risk of knee problems. There are significant but complex relations between age and risk of injury or health problem. CONCLUSIONS: This study has identified certain high risk subjects and risk factors for injuries and other health problems sustained in a marathon. In particular, subjects who have recently been unwell or are taking medication should weigh up carefully the pros and cons of participating.  (+info)

Self-rated health status (SRHS) is a reliable and valid measure for assessing the subjective and objective health of individuals. Previous studies have either focused predominantly on the elderly or investigated only a narrow range of factors potentially associated with SRHS. In examining student populations, these past studies were limited to single countries. The objectives of this study were to assess which candidate variables were independently associated with SRHS in university students, to compare these variables by country and by gender, and to investigate which of the variables was most important as a rating frame for SRHS. The data is from the Cross-National Student Health Survey, conducted in 2005 in universities in Germany, Bulgaria, and Poland (n = 2103; mean age = 20.7 years). SRHS was assessed with a single question using a five-point scale ranging from excellent to poor. The study also measured a wide range of variables including: physical and psychological health, studying, social
Data & statistics on Physical Health Status by PGSI Classification: Rating of Physical Health Status by PGSI Classification, Trends of mental (a), physical (b) and social (c) HRQoL scores according to weight status. Note: Weight status is in BMI classes. Trends of HRQoL scores are adjusted for confounders. BMI classes are defined according to the International Obesity TaskForce (IOTF) classification; p: p-value of the linearity test of weight status on HRQoL scores (if p-value|0.05 then the linearity was not verified)., State of health and wellbeing: Health status: Physical wellbeing: Additional diagnosis ......................................................................................................... page Apgar score at 1 minute .................................................................................................... page Apgar score at 5 minutes .................................................................................................. ......
TY - GEN. T1 - A Multi-Dimensional General Health Status Concept to Predict Liver Transplant Mortality. AU - Pruinelli, Lisiane. AU - Westra, Bonnie L.. AU - Pruett, Timothy. AU - Monsen, Karen A.. AU - Gross, Cynthia R.. AU - Radosevich, David R.. AU - Ma, Sisi. AU - Simon, Gyorgy J.. PY - 2019/6. Y1 - 2019/6. N2 - General health status is a holistic concept that includes not just diseases, but also life expectancy, activities, and health status. However, there is a gap in understanding how recipient general health status impact survival post liver transplantation. We aimed to evaluate the impact of general health status on survival after liver transplantation, while adjusting for severity of their comorbidities and demographics. This was a retrospective cohort study of 344 adults 18 years or older that underwent liver transplantation from 01/01/2008 through 12/31/2014. Predictors were general health status, comorbidities, and demographics. A severity score was built for health status and for ...
Downloadable! Objectives. This paper explores the use of regression models for estimating health status of schizophrenic patients, from a Bayesian perspective. Our aims are: 1- To obtain a set of values of health states of the EQ-5D based on self-assessed health from a sample of schizophrenic patients. 2- To analyse the differences in the health status and in patients perceptions of their health status between four mental-health districts in Spain. Methods. We develop two linear models with dummy variables. The first model seeks to obtain an index of the health status of the patients using a VAS as a dependent variable and the different dimensions of EQ-5D as regressors. The second model allows to analyse the differences between the self-assessed health status in the different geographic areas and also the differences between the patients self-assessed health states, irrespective of their actual health state, in the different geographic areas. The analysis is done using Bayesian approach with Gibbs
This study evaluated the effect of functional health status on mortality in a sample of community-dwelling older people. White and African-American self-respondents to the 1986 National Health Interview Survey Functional Health Supplement n=5,320 were included in the study. Functional health status was measured by a ten-item unidimensional...
The current recognition of the importance of perceived health status as a predictor of need for, and utilisation of, health services has led to attempts to produce indicators which assess subjective rather than objective health problems. The development of the Nottingham Health Profile is described, together with a study which tested the validity of the instrument on four groups of elderly people differing in health status. The results showed that the profile was capable of discriminating between groups differing in terms of diagnosed chronic illness, number of consultations at primary care level, and physiological fitness. Age, sex, and marital status were not significant overall in affecting scores. In these elderly subjects, perceived health status accorded well with objective health status. Further tests of the profile are now taking place on younger groups of subjects.. ...
BACKGROUND: Drugs for the management of cardiovascular disease may provoke gastrointestinal discomfort and complications. AIM: To evaluate whether upper gastrointestinal symptoms affect the health status of patients with cardiovascular disease. METHODS: Two weeks after discharge, 958 consecutive patients, who had been admitted to the Coronary Care Unit of the University Hospital Nijmegen between January and September 2001, were sent a questionnaire for the evaluation of gastrointestinal symptoms and health status. RESULTS: The questionnaire was returned by 632 patients (66%), with 334 patients (53%) reporting gastrointestinal symptoms. The self-rated health status (mean and 95% confidence interval), evaluated by visual analogue scale, was 70 (68-72) for patients without and 61 (59-63) for patients with gastrointestinal symptoms (P = 0.001). Patients with gastrointestinal symptoms reported significantly higher rates of problems with mobility (50% vs. 37%), self-care (19% vs. 10%), usual ...
Dive into the research topics of Influence of frailty and health status on outcomes in patients with coronary disease undergoing percutaneous revascularization. Together they form a unique fingerprint. ...
Impaired functional abilities, especially those associated with ambulation and standing balance, are common sequelae of brain tumors. A majority of research regarding the effectiveness of surgery in treating individuals with brain tumor (BT) has measured length of survival, recurrence rate, and amount of tumor removed. Objective measurements of functional abilities and self-perceived overall health status (OHS) prior to and after surgery are important aspects of treatment, yet these areas have been inadequately studied. 9 adults with diagnosis of primary brain tumor were assessed prior to, immediately following, and at 3 months after surgery using the Timed Up-and-Go (TUG) and Tinetti Performance-Oriented Mobility Assessment (Tinetti) and Medical Outcomes Study 36-Item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36). Repeated measures ANOVA demonstrated significant differences in all outcome measures from pre- to immediately post-surgery with OHS (SF-36: df=1, F=6.3, p=0.04) and physical functioning (TUG: ...
It seems that everywhere you turn, there is new research in medical tests that promise to unveil hidden diseases. Lifeline Screening is the the real deal. This test is easy to do. The knowledge of your own health status is invaluable. When people know that certain activities or foods might hasten along the disease process of an underlying health condition, they usually are more diligent. These remarkable Lifeline Screenings are terrific tools to take better care of your body. There is not any hospital stay associated with these important screens. Individuals can sign up to have the screening online or via telephone call.. A Lifeline Screening representative is waiting to take your call. This relevant health test should not be put off. The earlier a specific health problem is found, the quicker that steps can be taken to lower complication risks. There is not specific age that is required for getting this assessment screen. It is highly recommended that people at age 45 and up do come in for ...
The 6 minutes walk test (6MWT) is a useful assessment instrument for the exercise capacity of elderly persons. The impact of the health status on the 6MWT-distance in elderly, however, remains unclear, reducing its value in clinical settings. The objective of this study was to investigate to what extent the 6MWT-distance in community dwelling elderly is determined by health conditions. One hundred and fifty-six community dwelling elderly people (53 male, 103 female) were assessed for health status and performed the 6MWT. After clinical evaluation, electrocardiography and laboratory examination participants were categorized into a stratified six-level classification system according to their health status, going from A (completely healthy) to D (signs of active disease at the moment of examination). The mean 6MWT-distance was 603 m (SD = 178). The 6MWT-distance decreased significantly with increasing age (ANOVA p = 0.0001) and with worsening health status (ANCOVA, corrected for age p | 0.001). A multiple
Robben, S. M. B., Englebienne, G., Pol, M., & Kröse, B. J. A. (2012). How is Grandma Doing? Prediction Functional Health Status from Binary Ambient Sensor Data. In How is Grandma Doing? Prediction Functional Health Status from Binary Ambient Sensor Data. (Vol. 2012-01). (AAAI Technical Report FS ...
AIM:. To examine background factors for bullying and associations between bullying victimisation and health problems.. METHODS:. A cross-sectional study on all pupils in grades 7 and 9 in a Swedish county was conducted in 2011 (n=5248). Data have been analysed with bi- and multivariate models.. RESULTS:. 14% of the children reported that they had been bullied during the past 2 months. Background factors for bullying were: gender (girls more often); age (younger students more often); disability/disease; high body mass index, and having parents born abroad. There were strong associations between being bullied and poor health and self-harm. Associations with poor general health for boys and girls and mental health problems for girls showed stronger associations with higher frequency of bullying than with lower. For boys, physical bullying had stronger correlations with poor general health than written-verbal bullying.. CONCLUSIONS:. Bullying is a serious public health problem among young people and ...
is based on a respondents own perception of their health status and functioning. This measure is an alternative to the more traditional objective measures of health (eg hospitalisation rates and disease prevalence). Self-reported health measures introduce subjectivity into health status measurement, which is useful for providing a more person-centred view of health, and for placing more emphasis on quality of life and well-being. Respondents summarised their perception of their overall health by indicating whether, in general, their health was excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor.. ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Health status quality of life. AU - Carone, M.. AU - Jones, P. W.. PY - 2000. Y1 - 2000. N2 - Since therapy of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is directed mainly towards a reduction of exacerbations, minimization of symptom severity, and improvement in patients well-being or quality of life, the measurement of patients global health status is of growing interest among physicians, particularly in rehabilitation. There is evidence that it is not possible to predict patients health from surrogate measures such as spirometry or exercise performance. Adequate assessments of health status can only be measured directly through the use of valid and reliable instruments. To provide a reliable and sensitive estimate of health status, general health questionnaires and disease-specific questionnaires have been developed. The generic questionnaires were designed to measure disturbance to health irrespective of cause: their reproducibility and validity have been verified for ...
In order to make the example more simple in the following, I will refer to the satisfaction of the financial situation of the household as satisfaction and the subjective state of health as health status. (In social sciences and during the assignments you should always refer to the exact terms, since these terms do not measure the same things.). At the end of every statement write down in parenthesis at which level is your finding significant. If the p value is equal to 0,000 then we usually write p,0,001, if the p value is not equal to 0,000, but it is less than 0,05 then write (p,0,05) and if the p value is above 0,05 write the exact value of the p, example: (p=0,457).. On average those whose health status is very good score 6.566 in terms of satisfaction. (p,0,001). On average those whose health status is good score 0,499 less than those whose health status is very good in terms of satisfaction. (p,0,001). On average those whose health status is fair score 1,195 less than those whose health ...
The Role of Average Health Status: Health Inequalities Matrix for Assessing Impacts on Population Health in Health in All Policies: 10.4018/978-1-5225-1674-3.ch041: Economic, social and environmental policies, programs and projects have impact on health. Health in All Policies (HiAP) aims to improve population health by
Sleep apnea is most commonly caused by an obstruction of the airway. This obstruction involves excess throat tissue blocking the airways which makes it difficult to breathe causing snoring, gasping and choking while asleep. Throat tissue can sometimes rest in the wrong position while youre asleep due to incorrect oral posture which can be trained with the use of one of our DNA appliances. If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with sleep apnea, please dont hesitate to contact Dr. Martha Cortes. You can also purchase a hardcover of her book to learn more about the health implications that sleep apnea can cause.. If you are interested in finding out more about Cortes Advanced Dentistrys sleep apnea and dental hygiene practices please do not hesitate to contact us.. ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Correspondence between EQ-5D health state classifications and EQ VAS scores. AU - Whynes, David K. AU - The TOMBOLA (Trial Of Management of Borderline and Other Low-grade Abnormal smears) Group. PY - 2008. Y1 - 2008. N2 - BACKGROUND: The EQ-5D health-related quality of life instrument comprises a health state classification followed by a health evaluation using a visual analogue scale (VAS). The EQ-5D has been employed frequently in economic evaluations, yet the relationship between the two parts of the instrument remains ill-understood. In this paper, we examine the correspondence between VAS scores and health state classifications for a large sample, and identify variables which contribute to determining the VAS scores independently of the health states as classified. METHODS: A UK trial of management of low-grade abnormalities detected on screening for cervical pre-cancer (TOMBOLA) provided EQ-5D data for over 3,000 women. Information on distress and multi-dimensional health ...
In the following scenario,FSCK shows overall health status as corrupt even its has one good replica.. 1. Create file with 2 RF ...
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Equity in health: the absence of systematic differences in one or more aspects of health status across socially, demographically, or geographically defined population groups.. Inequity in health: the presence of systematic differences in one or more aspects of health across socially, demographically, or geographically defined population groups.. Inequity in access to health services:differences in access to health services for equal health needs and/or absence of enhanced access for socially, demographically, or geographically defined population groups with greater health needs.. Inequity in receipt of health services:inequalities in the receipt of health services for equal health needs and/or failure to receive increased or augmented services for socially, demographically, or geographically defined population groups with greater health needs.. Functional status: the capacity to engage in activities of daily living and social role activities. (Increasingly, functional status is considered to ...
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Although inclusion of a community sample of IPV-exposed children strengthened these studies, the small number of children in each group potentially precluded Attala et al from detecting additional differences between the groups. In addition, Attala et al commented that the 3 groups were different with regards to factors such as race and age but did not control for confounding in the analysis.. Also accessing a shelter population, Brooks et al13 used information from a nationally representative database in Wales to compare actual immunization rates and well-child visits in a convenience sample of children who were residing in an IPV shelter with the expected rates based on the current local child population and child patients from 1 socioeconomically depressed general practice. Children in the shelter were significantly less likely than their counterparts in both communities to be properly immunized and also were less likely to have received appropriate well-child care. The authors did not ...
Free Online Library: Insights from a developing country: self-reported health status of elderly men (60 years and over) in Jamaica. by International Journal of Mens Health; Health, general Aged Surveys Developing countries Elderly Prostate cancer
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Smart Business spoke with Galardini about health care costs and what do about them.. What has led to increased health care costs?. Several market conditions have led to a decade of unrelenting increases. The two main factors have been an aging population and poor general health. Because older workers are more prone to health problems, companies see a rise in chronic conditions, costly medical problems, the use of prescription drugs, and an increase in the number and frequency of catastrophic claims. Poorer health among Americans also has contributed to health care cost increases. Preventable risk factors like obesity and high blood pressure have led to increases in chronic health conditions, such as diabetes and heart disease - illnesses that are long in duration and costly.. For employers, understanding why annual health plan renewal rates are significantly higher than the prior year is the key to forming strategies and solutions to their particular challenges. It is also important to educate ...
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Approximately 20% of ax-SpA patients reported a large negative effect on their sexual activity. Female gender, high BMI, current smoking, and reduced HRQoL were associated with health status having a large effect on sexual activity, whereas no measures reflecting ax-SpA disease showed an independent …
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Although previous research has documented the adverse influence of early socioeconomic disadvantage on youths physical health outcomes and the increase in health inequalities over the early life course, little is known about genetically informed sequential life course developmental processes leading to health outcomes. Consistent with the life course-stress process perspective, we hypothesized that early socioeconomic adversity initiates a stress process over the early life course. This process involves the disrupted transition from adolescence to young adulthood, which increases the risk of health problems during young adulthood. Behavioral, psychosocial, and genetic data were collected from 12,424 adolescents (53 % female) over a period of 13 years participating in the nationally representative National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health). Early cumulative socioeconomic adversity and the polygenic influence were measured using composite indices. The study provided evidence ...
Abstract: Deep learning-based health status representation learning and clinical prediction have raised much research interest in recent years. Existing models have shown superior performance, but there are still several major issues that have not been fully taken into consideration. First, the historical variation pattern of the biomarker in diverse time scales plays a vital role in indicating the health status, but it has not been explicitly extracted by existing works. Second, key factors that strongly indicate the health risk are different among patients. It is still challenging to adaptively make use of the features for patients in diverse conditions. Third, using prediction models as the black box will limit the reliability in clinical practice. However, none of the existing works can provide satisfying interpretability and meanwhile achieve high prediction performance. In this work, we develop a general health status representation learning model, named AdaCare. It can capture the long ...
Our analysis showed that increased social spending was positively associated with population health measures in Canada at the provincial level. Our supplementary analyses showed that health spending did not have the same association. In all of these analyses, we controlled for the effects of province-level variables and time.. The ratio of social to health spending is a potential avenue through which the government can affect population health outcomes. The ratio of social to health spending is low, so redistributing money from health to social spending represents a small relative change in health spending. The literature suggests that additional spending on health does not necessarily affect population health outcomes,15 yet in all provinces, health spending increased rapidly after a drop in the mid-1990s, while social spending remained relatively flat. If a proportionately small funding reallocation from health to social spending is associated with small improvements in population health ...
This paper reviews existing research on the intersections between gender and class, and their impacts on health status and access to health care. The review suggests that intersecting stratification processes can significantly alter the impacts of any one dimension of inequality taken by itself. Studies confirm that socio-economic status measures cannot fully account for gender inequalities in health. A number of studies show that both gender and class affect the way in which risk factors are translated into health outcomes, but their intersections can be complex. Other studies indicate that responses to unaffordable health care often vary by the gender and class location of sick individuals and their households. They strongly suggest that economic class should not be analysed by itself, and that apparent class differences can be misinterpreted without gender analysis.. This document may be accessible through your organisation or institution. If not, you may have to purchase access. ...
Background: Lived health is a persons level of functioning in his or her current environment and depends both on the persons environment and biological health. Our study addresses the question whether biological health or lived health is more predictive of self-reported general health (SRGH). Methods: This is a psychometric study using cross-sectional data from the Spanish Survey on Disability, Independence and Dependency Situation. Data was collected from 17,739 people in the community and 9,707 from an institutionalized population. The following analysis steps were performed: (1) a biological health and a lived health score were calculated for each person by constructing a biological health scale and a lived health scale using Samejimas Graded Response Model; and (2) variable importance measures were calculated for each study population using Random Forest, with SRGH as the dependent variable and the biological health and the lived health scores as independent variables. Results: The levels ...
Racial-ethnic disparities in health status are well documented (IOM 2002, DHHS 1999), but the role of occupational racial-ethnic segregation and hazardous job exposures remain relatively unexplored. Racial-ethnic health disparities may reflect exposure to hazardous work environments that are associated with poor health status. This analysis explores associations between job segregation, occupational skill levels, occupational physical demands, occupational environmental exposures and health status. This study uses individual level data from the 2002 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) and occupation level data from detailed US Census (2000) and the Occupational Information Network (O*Net 14.0). Preliminary models show that occupation-level demographic variables are significant predictors of both physical and mental health outcomes, although the patterns of associations are unique for each outcome. The percentage of black workers in occupations is associated with greater odds of reporting ...
Study Purpose: The specific aims of SAGE as currently formulated are: To obtain reliable, valid and comparable data on levels of health on a range of key domains for older adult populations; to examine patterns and dynamics of age-related changes in health using longitudinal follow-up of survey respondents as they age, and to investigate socio-economic consequences of these health changes; to supplement and cross-validate self-reported measures of health and the anchoring vignette approach to improving comparability of self-reported measures, through measured performance tests for selected health domains; to collect data on health examinations and biomarkers to improve reliability of data on morbidity, risk factors and monitor effect of interventions. Additional objectives include: To generate large enough cohorts of older adult populations and comparison cohorts of younger populations for follow-up of intermediate outcomes, monitoring trends, examine transitions and life events, and address ...
Social prescribing enables healthcare practitioners to refer patients to a range of non-clinical services.1 Primarily, but not solely, directed at people with long-term conditions, social prescribing harnesses assets within the voluntary and community sectors to improve and encourage self-care and facilitate health-creating communities.2-4 There is increasing interest in social prescribing as a means of addressing complex health, psychological and social issues presented in primary care, as well as its potential to reduce health inequalities.5 A recent review of social prescribing indicates that, despite a small and largely inconclusive evidence base, there is the potential for credible psychosocial benefits to be incurred by patients with mental health problems, and for health and well-being improvements to be seen in people with long-term conditions.6 While less attention has been paid to the impact of social prescribing on physical health and resource use,4 improvements in physical activity,7 ...
Health Status is a 9-item questionnaire used in Wave XIX. These questions are derived from the Short Form Health Survey, and the RAND 36-item Health Survey 1.0. The participant answers questions about health conditions, chronic conditions, pain and conditions impeding normal work. The respondent also reports height in feet and inches, weight in pounds and frequency of physical activity.. No scales are constructed for this measure. However, overall height measured in inches is computed.. The user is warned that there are respondents with unusually low values for weight. Also recodes were made to respondents with unusual responses for height.. ...
Community Health Status report contains health status information on a range of topics relevant to public health and draws on the information to fully understand the health status of the population. ...
Women currently comprise approx. 25% of the Australian workforce in the Australian Bureau of Statistics category of Managers & Administrators. Little is known of their health status. HBA Health Management made available the results of corporate health assessments of 600 female clients in this category to carry out this health status study based on a range of medical, lifestyle and fitness indicators. Comparisons were drawn from women working within other occupational categories. Analysis showed there to be few detrimental health effects associated with being employed as a Manager & Administrator or with being married. Being a mother and employed does have some negative health effects ...
If you could predict your future health, would you want to know the outcome?. A series of free online tools are now available to help you determine your risk for heart disease, cancer, stroke and other conditions. The assessments take just a few minutes to complete. You answer several questions designed to provide basic information related to your family medical history, current health status, behaviors and lifestyle. In return, you get a report that can help you understand how your lifestyle and habits today can affect your health now and in the future. Armed with that knowledge, you can take steps to address medical concerns before its too late.. Steve Kulick, MD, ProHealth Cares chief medical officer, states, As the communitys health care resource, we are offering these free online tools and education to help consumers identify their risks for a variety of medical conditions. We want to arm individuals with the information they need to help motivate them to adopt a healthier lifestyle or ...
Purpose: The Clinical Outcomes Utilizing Revascularization and Aggressive DruG Evaluation (COURAGE) trial randomized 2,287 patients to percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) plus optimal medical treatment (OMT) or OMT alone. The purpose of this study was to assess sex differences in quality of life (QOL) and health status between randomized initial management strategies over the trial follow-up period.. Methods: Of the 2,287 patients, 979 males and 169 females were randomized to PCI, and 968 males and 169 females were randomized to OMT. Quality of life was assessed with the Seattle Angina Questionnaire (SAQ) and health status with the RAND-36 at baseline, 1, 3, 6, 12 months and annually thereafter. SAQ and RAND-36 scores were assessed by analysis of variance (ANOVA), and linear mixed effects models.. Results: There were no significant sex by treatment group interactions indicating PCI vs. OMT differences were similar for the 1,947 men (85%) and 338 women (15%). Men had significantly higher SAQ ...
Recent research indicated that using gelatinisation during cereal product production for piglets results in a rapid reduction in viscosity and optimal nutrient intake in the small intestine. All these positive effects lead to faster growth and a better health status for the piglets.
Results from our study show that the level of functional limitation of CSHCN is associated with disparities in their health care needs and health care experiences. For many of the outcome variables examined, a gradient was seen, in which higher levels of functional limitation were associated with greater health care needs and worse health care experiences.. Our study showed overrepresentation of boys, children of minority race, children with public insurance, and children living in households with low maternal education and poverty in the some-limitation and severe-limitation groups. These relationships of functional limitation with sociodemographic characteristics of CSHCN are similar to previous studies comparing children with disability with and without functional limitation from the National Health Interview Survey (1994-1995),16,22,23 although functional limitation was operationalized differently in those studies. Minority race/ethnicity, low maternal education, and poverty are important ...
This research theme's focus is on the physical health and wellbeing of older adults with intellectual disability. This theme includes oral health and dentistry, bone health and osteoporosis, falls and fear of falling, frailty, cardiovascular health, diabetes and obesity.. The experience of physical health and well-being can be very different for older adults with intellectual disability. Frequently individuals experience poorer health than their non-disabled peers, many have atypical presentation of health conditions especially individuals with communication challenges or language limitations resulting in many conditions going unrecognised or unmet.. Combined with evidence of higher rates of morbidity and mortality, and the current policy changes that are influencing health care delivery for this cohort, individual's experience of health may be compromised. Knowledge of the specific age-related health risk factors can lead to enhanced prevention or early diagnosis of potentially ...
Objectives : To measure the health status of critically ill patients prior to hospital admission and to study the relationship between prior health status PHS and hospital mortality. Design : 523 patients admitted to the intensive care department from October 1994 to June 1995 were included consecutively in the study. Health status 3 months...
This systematic review provides clear evidence that FGM/C entails harms to womens physical health throughout their life, from the moment of cutting as an infant or child, to sexuality and childbirth in adulthood. Predictably, the most common direct, procedure-related complication includes haemorrhage, most likely resulting from laceration of the internal pudendal artery or the clitoral artery. It is difficult to determine the number of females who die from procedure-related complications. Only a few studies reported death, but highly publicised fatalities from FGM/C heighten the awareness of the possible harms posed by the procedure, such as three recent cases in Egypt and Kenya.88-90. We found several long-term consequences of FGM/C, including increased risks of urinary tract infections, bacterial vaginosis, dyspareunia and obstetric complications. Studies have been published since we conducted our search, and they corroborate our findings.91-98 The identified risks from FGM/C are also ...
The aim of this study was to describe the impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) on health status in the Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease (BOLD) populations. We conducted a cross-sectional, general population-based survey in 11 985 subjects from 17 countries. We measured spirometric lung function and assessed health status using the Short Form 12 questionnaire. The physical and mental health component scores were calculated. Subjects with COPD (post-bronchodilator forced expiratory volume in 1 s/forced vital capacity |0.70, n = 2269) had lower physical component scores (44±10 versus 48±10 units, p|0.0001) and mental health component scores (51±10 versus 52±10 units, p = 0.005) than subjects without COPD. The effect of reported heart disease, hypertension and diabetes on physical health component scores (-3 to -4 units) was considerably less than the effect of COPD Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease grade 3 (-8 units) or 4 (-11 units). Dyspnoea was the most
Understanding the correlates of self-rated health (SRH) can help public health professionals prioritize health-promotion and disease-prevention interventions. This study aimed to investigate the association between multiple comorbidities and global SRH and age-comparative SRH. A total of 512,891 participants aged 30-79 years old were recruited into the China Kadoorie Biobank study from ten regions between 2004 and 2008. Multivariate logistic regression models were used to estimate the odds ratios (ORs) for the associations between comorbidities (including diabetes, hypertension, coronary heart disease, rheumatic heart disease, stroke, tuberculosis, emphysema/bronchitis, asthma, cirrhosis/chronic hepatitis, peptic ulcer, gallbladder disease, kidney disease, fracture, rheumatic arthritis, psychiatric disorders, depressive symptoms, neurasthenia, head injury and cancer) and SRH. Population attributable risks (PARs) were used to estimate the contribution of multiple comorbidities to poor global SRH and
Results We identified 27,662 first-ever stroke and 2,909 recurrent events during an average of 7.0 years of follow-up. Compared with excellent general SRH, the hazard ratios (HRs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) for first-ever stroke associated with good, fair, and poor general SRH were 1.04 (1.00 to 1.08), 1.19 (1.15 to 1.23), and 1.49 (1.42 to 1.56) in the multivariate model, respectively. Compared with better age-comparative SRH, the HRs (95% CIs) of same and worse age-comparative SRH were 1.13 (1.10 to 1.17) and 1.51 (1.45 to 1.58), respectively. The relations of SRH measures with ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke, and recurrent stroke were similar to that with total first-ever stroke. However, the magnitude of associations was much stronger for fatal stroke than for non-fatal stroke. ...
OBJECTIVES: To obtain prevalence rates of hip and knee pain in elderly people and compare combinations of symptoms with overall health status. METHODS: We performed a cross-sectional postal survey of a random sample of 5500 Oxfordshire residents aged 65 yr and older. Prevalence estimates were based on the screening question: During the past 12 months, have you had pain in or around either of your hip/knee joints on most days for one month or longer? Overall health status was assessed with the SF-36 questionnaire. RESULTS: The response rate was 66.3% (3341/5039 eligible people), and was highest (approximately reverse similar 72%) for the 65-74 yr age-group. The percentage reporting hip pain was 19.2% [95% confidence interval (CI) 17.9-20.6], and 32.6% (95% CI 31.0-34.3) reported knee pain. The percentage reporting hip and knee pain was 11.3%, and 40.7% reported hip or knee pain. Less than half (48%) of the symptomatic respondents had unilateral problems affecting one hip or knee joint only. SF-36
TY - JOUR. T1 - Impact of Oral Health Status on Future Dietary Intake and Dietary Quality in Older Adults in Northern Ireland: A Longitudinal Analysis. AU - Logan, Danielle. AU - McEvoy, Claire. AU - McKenna, Gerald. AU - Kee, Frank. AU - Linden, Gerry. AU - Woodside, Jayne. PY - 2019/6/13. Y1 - 2019/6/13. U2 - 10.1093/cdn/nzz039.P18-080-19. DO - 10.1093/cdn/nzz039.P18-080-19. M3 - Meeting abstract. VL - 3 SP - 1631. JO - Current Devlopments in Nutrition. JF - Current Devlopments in Nutrition. SN - 2475-2991. IS - Suppl 1. ER - ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Self-assessed health status and neighborhood context. AU - Baum, Scott. AU - Kendall, Elizabeth. AU - Parekh, Sanjoti. PY - 2016/10/1. Y1 - 2016/10/1. N2 - In recent years, there has been growing interest in the relationship between the characteristics of neighborhoods and the health and well-being of residents. The focus on neighborhood as a health determinant is based on the hypothesis that residing in a disadvantaged neighborhood can negatively influence health outcomes beyond the effect of individual characteristics. In this article, we examine three possible ways of measuring neighborhood socio-economic status, and how they each impact on self-reported health status beyond the effect contributed by individual-level factors. Using individual-level data from the Household Income and Labor Dynamics Australia survey combined with neighborhood-level (suburb) data, we tested the proposition that how one measures neighborhood socio-economic characteristics may provide an important ...
This paper used two panel data models estimated by the random effects and fixed effects approach to establish the impact of environmental quality on health status in 12 SADC countries between 2000 and 2008. Proxies of environmental quality used in the paper are carbon emissions, access of people to improved water sources and improved sanitary facilities. Health status was measured by infant mortality rate. Environmental factors are found to account for about 38 percent of mortality in the region. The paper concluded that carbon emissions do not have an impact on health status of SADC countries. Access to improved water sources and sanitary facilities are found to have a greater impact on infant mortality than socioeconomic variables. The study also reports that there is significant difference in infant mortality rates between countries with environmental laws and where there are none. We conclude that it is important for SADC countries to strengthen environmental regulations meant to improve ...
AbstractWe assessed the feasibility and psychometric properties of two commonly used health status questionnaires in Parkinsons disease (PD): the generic Nottingham Health Profile (NHP) and the disease-specific 39-item Parkinsons disease Questionnaire (PDQ-39), from a cross-sectional postal survey of PD patients (N = 81), using traditional and Rasch measurement methodologies. Overall response rate was 88%. Both questionnaires were found feasible, although the NHP performed less well.
PURPOSE: Because limited audit/feedback of health status information has yielded mixed results, we evaluated the effects of a sustained program of audit/feedback on patient health and satisfaction. METHODS: We conducted a group-randomized effectiveness trial in which firms within Veterans Administration general internal medicine clinics served as units of randomization, intervention, and analysis. Respondents to a baseline health inventory were regularly mailed the 36-Item Short Form (SF-36) and, as relevant, questionnaires about six chronic conditions (ischemic heart disease, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, depression, alcohol use, and hypertension) and satisfaction with care. Data were reported to primary providers at individual patient visits and in aggregate during a 2-year period. RESULTS: Baseline forms were mailed to 34,050 patients; of the 22,413 respondents, 15,346 completed and returned follow-up surveys. Over the 2-year study, the difference between intervention and control
View more ,Objective To test the Health Literacy Questionnaire (HLQ) in a sample of men with prostate cancer and examine the components of health literacy that are most strongly associated with mental and physical health‐related quality of life in men with prostate cancer. Method Members (N = 565) of a state‐wide prostate cancer support network in Queensland, Australia (Mage = 71.14, SD = 8.68) completed the HLQ along with the Medical Outcomes Study, 36‐item short‐form health survey (SF‐36). Confirmatory factor analysis was employed to assess the internal structure of the HLQ. The effects (bs) of each of the nine health literacy factors on mental and physical health status were graphed and compared using Fishers exact test for comparing parameter estimates. Results Fit indices including RMSEA (0.069, CI = 0.066‐0.072), CFI (.853), and TLI (.839), alongside item loadings and internal consistency (Cronbach alphas ,0.80) for the nine‐factor model, supported the robustness of the HLQ ...
Background: Functional health status is an important indicator of health outcomes for women LWHIV. Methods: A nested case-control cohort of 161 women LWHIV (62% non-white, mean age 41.9 years (range 24-61, ± 7.62) on ART. We measured functional health status by the Medical Outcomes Survey HIV Physical Function Scale. Higher scores indicated better status. We measured disease severity by CD4 counts and viral load, tested a mediation model of functional health status by race/ethnicity using structural equation modeling, and for mediation, tested intervening variables; CD4 counts, viral load, and social support. Results: Non-white women had higher physical health score than white women (43.9 ± 11.5 vs. 36.7 ± 11.2; p,.001) after adjusting for age, education, CD4, viral load, and social support. There was a positive prediction of functional health status by social support after adjusting for other predictors (Beta =.317 (standardized), z = 4.198, p,.001). There was no other significant prediction ...
Data from the 1984 National Health Interview Surveys Supplement on Aging are used to examine the relationship between health status & health care use among rural elderly. Measures of health status include self-perceived health, functional limitations, & limitations in activities of daily living; health service use is measured by number of doctors office visits & hospital stays. Logistic regression reveals that rural residence does not have a significant effect on either health status or service use, once various demographic characteristics are controlled, except for lower use of doctors by nonmetropolitan & farm residents. This discrepancy may be due to differences in types of illness, health beliefs, strength of informal care networks, or availability of public & private insurance.. ...
Self-assessed health is a commonly used measure of health status. While it may not always be equivalent to health status as measured by a medical professional, it does reveal something about a persons perception of his or her own health at a given point in time. Analysis of self-assessed health status may provide insights into how people perceive their own health in relation to being overweight or obese, high risk drinkers, smokers or having a sedentary lifestyle. Research has also shown that self-assessed health is a predictor of mortality and morbidity (Gerdtham et al 1999; McCallum et al, 1994 ...
Anxiety and depression are common comorbidities in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and affect patients health status [1, 2]. Health status in COPD patients is frequently assessed by the St Georges Respiratory Questionnaire (SGRQ), which is a validated disease-specific questionnaire widely used in clinical trials [3], but complex and time-consuming to complete and score. Consequently, the COPD Assessment Test (CAT) has been developed [4]. This is a disease-specific health status questionnaire containing eight items with good sensitivity, reliability and responsiveness [4]. CAT scores are strongly positively correlated with SGRQ scores in patients with COPD [4]. Therefore, it is reasonable to hypothesise that those COPD patients with symptoms of anxiety and/or depression will report higher CAT scores (equalling worse health status) compared to those without symptoms.. The latest version of the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) document [5] ...
Downloadable (with restrictions)! The study investigates the health effects of subjective class position stratified by objective social position. Four types of subjective class were analysed separately for individuals with manual or non-manual occupational background. The cross-sectional analysis is based on the Swedish Level-of-Living Survey from 2000 and includes 4,139 individuals. The dataset comprises information on perceived class affinity and occupational position that was combined to conduct logistic regression models on self-rated health. An inverse relationship between self-rated health and the eight combinations of objective and subjective social position was found. Lower socio-economic position was associated with poor health. The largest adverse health effects were found for lower subjective social position in combination with lower occupational position. When the covariates education, fathers occupational position and income were added to the model, adverse effects on health remained only
Theme 5. 1. Living Well Living Longer is a program funded to improve physical health outcomes for people living with severe mental illness. Health Peer Support Workers(HPSW) are employed in community mental health teams to strengthen consumer engagement in their own health and wellbeing. 2. HPSWs have increased rates of engagement in care, increase rates of physical health screening, and contributed to improved social, emotional and physical wellbeing of care co-ordinated mental health consumers. 3. HPSWs facilitate patient centred care that is consumer led, recovery focussed, strengths based and develops connections between the consumer, the mental health service, primary care providers and the non government sector. They provide a focus on integrated physical health care that champions the consumer as the expert in their own experience, and they partner with the consumer in the recovery journey, to address health disparities using a range of non clinical strategies. 4. People living with ...
BACKGROUND: The SF-36 is a generic health status measure which has gained popularity as a measure of outcome in a wide variety of patient groups and social surveys. However, there is a need for even shorter measures, which reduce respondent burden. The developers of the SF-36 have consequently suggested that a 12-item sub-set of the items may accurately reproduce the two summary component scores which can be derived from the SF-36 [the Physical Component Summary Score (PCS) and Mental Health Component Summary Score (MCS)]. In this paper, we adopt scoring algorithms for the UK SF-36 and SF-12 summary scores to evaluate the picture of change gained in various treatment groups. METHODS: The SF-36 was administered in three treatment groups (ACE inhibitors for congestive heart failure, continuous positive airways therapy for sleep apnoea, and open vs laparoscopic surgery for inguinal hernia). RESULTS: PCS and MCS scores calculated from the SF-36 or a sub-set of 12 items (the SF-12) were virtually identical
Improvement in health requires a secure foundation in these basic prerequisites. ADVOCATE Good health is a major resource for social, economic and personal development and an important dimension of quality of life. Political, economic, social, cultural, environmental, behavioural and biological factors can all favour health or be harmful to it. Health promotion action aims at making these conditions favourable through advocacy for health. ENABLE Health promotion focuses on achieving equity in health. Health promotion action aims at reducing differences in current health status and ensuring equal opportunities and resources to enable all people to achieve their fullest health potential. This includes a secure foundation in a supportive environment, access to information, life skills and opportunities for making healthy choices. People cannot achieve their fullest health potential unless they are able to take control of those things which determine their health. This must apply equally to women ...
This study is the first to demonstrate the validity of the EQ-5D-5L UI and EQ-VAS in patients with COPD by showing significant correlations with established disease-specific HRQoL questionnaires and an ability to differentiate between groups defined according to disease severity. Furthermore, we demonstrate that the EQ-5D-5L is responsive to change following pulmonary rehabilitation, and that change in EQ-5D-5L correlates significantly with change in disease-specific HRQoL measures. Furthermore, to our knowledge, this is the first study to prospectively and purposely estimate the MID for both the EQ-5D-5L directly calculated UI and EQ-VAS. Using anchors measuring similar construct, we estimated the minimum important improvement in UI and VAS to be approximately 0.05 and 7.0, respectively.. The generic format of the EQ-5D enables comparisons of health change to be made with other conditions. It has been used in national surveys to measure population-level health status, including the Health ...
Survival and state of health were assessed one year after discharge in 468 children admitted to an intensive care unit (ICU). ICU mortality was 7.5%, cumulative hospital mortality 8.3%, and one year mortality 10.5%. An established six domain health status classification was used, comprising sensation, mobility, emotion, cognition, self care, and pain to determine the presence, type, and severity of chronic health impairment. This classification has not been validated for infants, who were therefore excluded. After one year, of the 254 patients eligible for analysis, 80 (31.5%) had no overall health impairment (no affected domains) preceding admission; of these, 11 had died in ICU and 69 were long-term survivors, among whom 45 recovered to perfect health. There was overall health impairment (, or = 1 affected domain) preceding admission in 174 of 254 patients (68.5%). However, after one year, overall state of health was improved or equal to the preadmission state in 164 of 226 survivors (72.6%). ...
This study confirms that poor psychosocial working conditions can have an important influence on self-rated health in medical doctors. Results suggest both similarities and differences in the work-related determinants of self-rated health among male and female doctors. We found consistent but slightly larger effect estimates in random effect models, which suggests that factors that vary between persons, such as gender and personality, may also influence self-rated health.. Using a similar methodological approach to the one we have taken, Eloivano et al. [20] found significant associations between health outcomes (psychological distress, and sleeping problems) and job demands, job control and effort-reward imbalance. In our study, the predictors of poorer health among doctors were broadly consistent with this past research (e.g., job demands, job control, feeling rewarded at work). Our findings suggest that some doctors in Australia experience poor working conditions and that these conditions are ...
Effective planning and decision-making for improving the health of a community requires good information about the current health status and factors that will influence that health status.. The Marion County Public Health Department, the Community Health Assessment Steering Committee and many local partners released a community health assessment in 2014. This report describes the health status of Marion County residents using six specific age groups and identified key health issues using accepted, pre-set criteria.. Click here to see the full report.. ...
Dias Lima, V., Kopec, J.A. (2005) Quantifying the effect of health status on healthcare utilization using a preference-based health measure. Social Science and Medicine 60(3): 515- ...
References. 1. Deci EL, Ryan RM. Hedonia, eudaimonia, and well-being: An introduction. J Happiness Stud. 2008;9:1-11. [ Links ] 2. Keyes CLM, Shmotkin D, Ryff CD. Optimizing well-being: The empirical encounter of two traditions. J Pers Soc Psychol. 2002;82(6):1007-22. [ Links ] 3. Grossi E, Blessi GT, Sacco PL, Buscema M. The interaction between culture, health, and psychological well-being: Data mining from the Italian culture and well-being project. J Happiness Stud. 2002;13:129-48. [ Links ] 4. Keyes CLM. The mental health continuum: From languishing to flourishing in life. J Health Soc Behav. 2002;43(2):207-22. [ Links ] 5. Ryff CD. Psychological well-being revisited: Advances in the science and practice of eudaimonia. Psychother Psychosom. 2014;83(1):10-28. [ Links ] 6. Loprinzi PD. Factors influencing the disconnect between self-perceived health status and actual health profile: Implications for improving self-awareness of health status. Prev Med. 2015;73:37-9. [ Links ] 7. Diener E, Chan ...
Rural and remote Australians face a range of barriers to mental health care, potentially limiting the extent to which current services and support networks may provide assistance. This paper examines self-reported mental health problems and contacts during the last 12 months, and explores cross-sectional associations between potential facilitators/barriers and professional and non-professional help-seeking, while taking into account expected associations with socio-demographic and health-related factors. During the 3-year follow-up of the Australian Rural Mental Health Study (ARMHS) a self-report survey was completed by adult rural residents (N = 1,231; 61% female; 77% married; 22% remote location; mean age = 59 years), which examined socio-demographic characteristics, current health status factors, predicted service needs, self-reported professional and non-professional contacts for mental health problems in the last 12 months, other aspects of help-seeking, and perceived barriers. Professional
Edited by Michael Moore and Theodore Tulchinsky. Aborigine health is a major public health problem globally. There are different aspects across populations but in common they share marginalization in health due to isolation, poverty and inadequate health related interventions. Native populations in many parts of the world suffer from poor health related to poverty, lifestyle, isolation and poor access to perceptive and curative health care. The problems are global affecting countries everywhere, and in homogeneous countries immigration is producing excluded minorities in health conditions similar to aborigines.. This collection of Public Health Reviews will explore the current health status of aboriginal populations in selected countries, and the tragic effects of social, cultural, and health consequences. It will look at the intervention successes and failures, as well as future approaches.. Publication charges for this collection were funded by ASPHER. Articles have undergone the journals ...
Studies in the US have found that both exposure to environmental toxins and childrens general health status negatively impact childrens academic achievement. This thesis will be made of up two papers. The first examines the impact of exposure to residential air toxins from a variety of sources on students academic achievement and the second paper incorporates a measure of childrens general health status into the statistical model from the first paper. This thesis employs National Air Toxics Assessment (NATA) risk estimates from a variety of sources and individual-level data collected through a mail survey of fourth and fifth grade school children in El Paso (Texas, USA). Results indicate that both higher levels of residential air toxins are statistically significantly associated with lower grade point averages, even when controlling for caretaker-reported general health status, meaning that there is an independent effect of air pollution on childrens academic achievement outcomes that cannot be
Health Profile of North Carolinians: 2005 Update NC Department of Health and Human Resources Division of Public Health State Center for Health Statistics 1908 Mail Service Center Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-1908 www.schs.state.nc.us/SCHS/ April 2005 Health Profile of North Carolinians: 2005 Update Department of Health and Human Services Division of Public Health State Center for Health Statistics 1908 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-1908 www.schs.state.nc.us/SCHS/ April 2005 STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA Michael F. Easley, Governor DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Carmen Hooker Odom, Secretary DIVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH Leah Devlin, DDS, MPH State Health Director STATE CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS Gustavo Fernandez, Ph.D., Director Contributors Kathleen Jones-Vessey Paul Buescher Gustavo Fernandez Jean Stafford 500 copies of this public document were printed at a total cost of $1,580.51 or $3.16 per copy. Table of Contents Executive Summary Health Profile of North Carolinians: 2005 ...
This seventh edition of Health at a Glance provides the latest comparable data on different aspects of the performance of health systems in OECD countries. It provides striking evidence of large variations across countries in health costs, health activities and health results of health systems. Key health indicators provide information on health status including suicide and life expectancy, the determinants of health, health care activities and health expenditure and financing in OECD countries. Each health indicator in the book is presented in a user-friendly format, consisting of charts illustrating variations across countries and over time, brief descriptive analyses highlighting the major findings conveyed by the health data, and a methodological box on the definition of the indicator and any limitations in data comparability.. ...
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Background: In previous public health surveys large differences in health have been shown between citizens living in different neighbourhoods in the Ã-rebro municipality, which has about 125000 inhabitants. The aim of this study was to investigate the determinants of health with an emphasis on the importance of neighbourhood characteristics such as the influence of neighbourhood social cohesion and social capital. The point of departure in this study was a conceptual model inspired by the work of Carpiano, where different factors related to the neighbourhood have been used to find associations to individual self-rated health. Methods: We used data from the survey Life & Health 2004 sent to inhabitants aged 18-84 years in Ã-rebro municipality, Sweden. The respondents (n = 2346) answered a postal questionnaire about living conditions, housing conditions, health risk factors and individual health. The outcome variable was self-rated health. In the analysis we applied logistic regression ...
The objective of this report is to analyse the prevalence of good and poor health in Poland and the impact of self-assessed health on the use of health care services. Special attention is given to the impact of ageing on health status and the utilisation of health care. In addition, other social and economic factors that underpin health status and drive the utilisation of health care services are described. The analysis differentiates utilisation by type of medical service, including primary care, consultations with specialists and hospital care. The main research question is whether the ageing process is leading to a worsening health status of the population or if living longer means living in better health. The answer to this question implies possible changes in the structure of medical care utilisation and - finally - allows for recognition of the impact of population ageing on the level of health care expenditure.. ...
TY - CHAP. T1 - Variations in self-reported health status. AU - OReilly, Dermot. AU - Cruise, Sharon. PY - 2017/11/27. Y1 - 2017/11/27. M3 - Chapter. SN - 978-1-909131-68-2. SP - 72. EP - 79. BT - Early key findings from a study of older people in Northern Ireland The NICOLA Study. A2 - Cruise, Sharon. A2 - Kee, Frank. PB - Queens University Belfast. CY - Belfast. ER - ...
Rational health services planning requires an examination of the effects of various factors on the health status of a population within a given set of socioeconomic circumstances. The commonly accepted explanations for improved health in the less developed countries (LDCs) are: Health Service Resources available to a population, Environmental and Life conditions, and the Econosociocultural Characteristics of the population. In the context of the low economic base from which many LDCs initiate development activities, a strong imperative exists for identifying in which of these major areas public health policy would be most effective in terms of improving health. A new conceptual model is proposed that would be used for future policy analyses to assess what changes in health status of populations in LDCs can be expected as direct functions of increased health service resources, and of improved environmental and econosociocultural conditions. While direct policy analysis is ill-advised at this time due to
The number of cancer survivors is increasing. Knowledge gaps exist regarding the health of survivors and their use of services, particularly survivors with long-term effects of the disease and treatment, including late effects. This PhD study comprised (i) a systematic review of health service utilisation by cancer survivors; (ii) a population-based comparative survey of the health status and service utilisation of cancer survivors and a matched General Practice population; (iii) an overview of reviews of late effects; (iv) a comparative analysis of cancer survivors with self-reported late effects and survivors without late effects in terms of their health status and services utilisation patterns and; (v) a qualitative study of the narrative of cancer survivors with late • effects. The health service utilisation review identified that increasing age was associated with less care and increased hospitalisations. Improved care receipt was dependent on type and frequency of physician contact which ...
The health of older adults is influenced by many factors. One of the least understood is the role that social support and personal relationships may play in healthy aging. The National Social Life, Health and Aging Project (NSHAP) is the first population-based study of health and social factors on a national scale, aiming to understand the well-being of older, community-dwelling Americans by examining the interactions among physical health, illness, medication use, cognitive function, emotional health, sensory function, health behaviors, and social connectedness. It is designed to provide health providers, policy makers, and individuals with useful information and insights into these factors, particularly on social and intimate relationships. The National Opinion Research Center (NORC), along with Principal Investigators at the University of Chicago, conducted more than 3,000 interviews during 2005 and 2006 with a nationally representative sample of adults aged 57 to 85. Face-to-face interviews ...
Introduction: Poor self-rated health (SRH) has been associated with increased risk of death and poor health outcomes even after adjusting for confounders. However its relationship with disease-specific mortality and morbidity has been less studied. SRH may also be particularly predictive of health outcomes in those with pre-existing conditions. We studied whether SRH predicts new stroke in older people who have never had a stroke, or a recurrence in those with a prior history of stroke. Methods: MRC CFAS I is a multicentre cohort study of a population representative sample of people in their 65th year and older. A comprehensive interview at baseline included questions about presence of stroke, self-rated health and functional disability. Follow-up at 2 years included self-report of stroke and stroke death obtained from death certificates. Multiple logistical regression determined odds of stroke at 2 years adjusting for confounders including disability and health behaviours. Survival analysis ...
This chapter describes changes over the past 15-20 years in non‐income measures of well‐being-education and health-in Africa. We expected to find, as we did in Latin America, that progress in the provision of public services and the focus of public spending in the social sector would contribute to declining poverty and inequality in health and education, even in an environment of stagnant or worsening levels of income poverty. Unfortunately, our results indicate that, in the area of health, little progress is being made in terms of reducing pre‐school age‐stunting, a clear manifestation of poor overall health. Likewise, our health inequality measure showed that while there were a few instances of reduced inequality along this dimension, there was, on balance, little evidence of success in improving equality of outcomes. Similar results were found in our examination of underweight women as an indicator of general current health status of adults. With regard to education, the story is ...
NEXT is a seven-year longitudinal assessment of a representative sample of U.S. adolescent and young adults starting at grade 10. The goals of the NEXT longitudinal study include: to identify the trajectory of adolescent health status and health behaviors from mid-adolescence through the post high school years; to examine individual predictors of the onset of key adolescent risk behaviors and risk indicators during this period; to identify genetic, personal, family, school, and social/environmental factors that promote or sustain positive health behaviors; to identify transition points in health risk and risk behaviors and changes in family, school, and social/environmental precursors to these transitions, and to examine the role of potential gene-environment interactions in the development of health status and health behaviors.. This study collects reliable and valid data on health behaviors and health indicators and their social, environmental, and biological contexts beginning with a ...
NEXT is a seven-year longitudinal assessment of a representative sample of U.S. adolescent and young adults starting at grade 10. The goals of the NEXT longitudinal study include: to identify the trajectory of adolescent health status and health behaviors from mid-adolescence through the post high school years; to examine individual predictors of the onset of key adolescent risk behaviors and risk indicators during this period; to identify genetic, personal, family, school, and social/environmental factors that promote or sustain positive health behaviors; to identify transition points in health risk and risk behaviors and changes in family, school, and social/environmental precursors to these transitions, and to examine the role of potential gene-environment interactions in the development of health status and health behaviors. .. This study collects reliable and valid data on health behaviors and health indicators and their social, environmental, and biological contexts beginning with a ...
In Milbank Quarterly, former Commonwealth Fund Harkness Fellow Philip J. Van der Wees and coauthors examine whether the Massachusetts coverage expansions resulted in better health status and increased access to preventive health services for residents.
Given the positive correlation of some harmful factors present in the premises with a series of respiratory diseases, certain supervisory mechanisms for the quality of indoor air are absolutely needed.
Our study was designed to identify the difference in the mental health status among hospitalized patients due to occupational diseases and accidents and pre-employment physical examinees, and to identify the relationship between mental health status and socio-demographic variables, and to provide information useful to non-psychiatric clinicians in caring of such patients. Samples were comprised of 189 pneumoconiotic patients, 132 industrial accident-induced patients and 122 pre-employment physical examinees who were interviewed with 90-item symptom cheklist(SCL-90). The following results were obtained: 1) Mean scores of symptom dimension on socio-demographic subgroup showed higher tendencies in older aged, male, lower educated, miner, married, mining residence, and pnemoconiotic patients. 2) Mean scores of total samples on all symptom dimensions were as follows in the order of their magnitudes; Depression, Somatization, Obsessive-compulsive, Anxiety, Psychoticism, Interpersonal sensitivity, ...
Both HRQoL and the prevalence of side effects were not statistically significantly different between screening and control groups whereas treatment choices between the two groups were statistically significantly different. The mean scores of sleeping and sexual dimensions of the 15D and the mean 15D scores of the screening population were statistically significantly lower in comparison with reference population. Treatment choices were associated with the prevalence of prostate-specific side effects, the sexual dimension of the 15D and overall HRQoL. Sex-related symptoms were the most common side effects and higher occurrence was observed in surgery patients. The presence of erectile side effects was associated with the sexual dimension of the 15D and overall HRQoL. However, other side effects were not found to be related to the three dimensions (sleeping, elimination and sexual activity) of the 15D or overall HRQoL. After adjusting for a number of factors, patients who experienced the worst ...
"Health Status". stats.oecd.org. Retrieved 11 April 2019. "Hungary leading in Dental Tourism in Europe - BudapestAgent.com". ... Hungary maintains a universal health care system largely financed by government national health insurance. According to the ... OECD (27 June 2013). "OECD Health Data: Social protection". OECD Health Statistics (Database). doi:10.1787/data-00544-en. ... since villages can be elevated to town status by act of the President. The capital Budapest has a special status and is not ...
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... mental health services; assistance adjusting immigration status; cultural activities; recreational opportunities; support for ... Up until 2004, recipients of asylee status faced a wait of approximately fourteen years to receive permanent resident status ... regardless of legal status in the United States. However, if the asylum seeker is not in valid immigration status and USCIS ... If an asylum seeker is recognized as a refugee, he or she may apply for lawful permanent residence status (a green card) one ...
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"Municipality status beckons Buniadpur". The Telegraph, 5 May 2015. Retrieved 4 December 2018. "Health & Family Welfare ... In 2014, Bansihari CD Block had 1 rural hospital, 1 primary health centre and 1 private/ NGO nursing home, with total 46 beds ... 5,155 patients were treated indoor and 193,837 patients were treated outdoor in the hospitals, health centres and subcentres of ... There is a primary health centre at Badalpur (with 10 beds). "District Human Development Report". Uttar Dinajpur. Pages 2-5: ...
"Maharashtra State Health Status". Government of Maharashtra. Archived from the original on 18 May 2014. Retrieved 17 May 2014 ... Public health services are governed by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), through various departments. The ... Guidelines for Primary Health Centres Revised (2012) issued under Indian Public Health Standards (IPHS) by the Ministry of ... In Maharashtra as well as in rest of India, Primary Health Centre (PHC) are part of the government-funded public health system ...
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Women's health refers to the health of women, which differs from that of men in many unique ways. Women's health is severely ... In 1946 the United Nations established a Commission on the Status of Women. Originally as the Section on the Status of Women, ... Health is defined by the World Health Organization as "a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not ... "WHO , Women's health". WHO. Retrieved 17 June 2019. "Maternal mortality". World Health Organization. Retrieved 17 June 2019. " ...
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Oak Ridge (1998-05-28). "Radioactive Quack Cures". Works, John D. (1915). "Status of Radium". The Public Health Service ... ... Around the start of the 1920s, new public health concerns were sparked by the deaths of factory workers at a radioluminescent ... Soon after, others found that the waters in many of the world's most famous health springs were also radioactive. This ... Elsevier Health Sciences. ISBN 9780443062018. Beyzadeoglu, M.; Özyigit, Gokhan; Ebruli, Cuneyt (2010). Basic radiation and ...
Hearing title: "NutraSweet Health and Safety Concerns." Document # Y 4.L 11/4:S.HR6.100, pp. 430-39. FDA Statement on Aspartame ... Yagasaki M, Hashimoto S (November 2008). "Synthesis and application of dipeptides; current status and perspectives". Applied ... "Aspartame". Health Canada. 5 November 2002. Archived from the original on 22 September 2010. Retrieved 23 September 2010. Azad ... High levels of the naturally occurring essential amino acid phenylalanine are a health hazard to those born with ...
"Georgia Department of Public Health COVID-19 Daily Status Report". Georgia Department of Public Health. Archived from the ... "COVID-19 Status Report". Georgia Department of Public Health. Retrieved July 15, 2020. Coronavirus information from Georgia ... The state health department notified the funeral home about potential exposure to the virus on March 13. The city went on to ... On March 6, public health officials reported a presumptive positive case involving a 46-year-old woman in Floyd County that ...
Elsevier Health, 2005. Print. Dallenbach KM (July 1939). "Pain: History and present status". American Journal of Psychology. 52 ... Some health care professionals may underestimate pain severity. A definition of pain widely employed in nursing, emphasizing ... Prkachin KM, Solomon PE, Ross J (June 2007). "Underestimation of pain by health-care providers: towards a model of the process ... Amico D (2016). Health & physical assessment in nursing. Boston: Pearson. p. 173. ISBN 9780133876406. Taylor C (2015). ...
World Health Organization The PLO currently holds observer status at the World Health Organization (WHO), but applied for full ... The new status of the PLO was recognised by all Arab League states except Jordan (Jordan recognised that status of the PLO at a ... World Health Organization (19 May 2000). "Fourth report of Committee B (Draft)" (PDF). Fifty-Third World Health Assembly. ... Status as an observer state in the UN will allow the State of Palestine to join treaties and specialised UN agencies, such as ...
197-214 in CH Zeanah (Ed.). Handbook of Infant Mental Health, 3rd ed. New York: Guilford Press, Inc. Low JA, Handley-Derry MH, ... Socioeconomic status is measured primarily based on the factors of income, educational attainment and occupation. Current ... National Institute of Health Child development Centers for Disease Control and Prevention The science of early childhood ... World Health Organisation. (1987). Prevention and control of intestinal parasitic infections. Opara, K (2012). "The Impact of ...
"Lake Status: Toxic Algae Monitoring". Jefferson County Public Health. Retrieved November 7, 2018. Anderson Lake State Park ...
It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines but was downgraded to "complementary" status in 2017. A ... World Health Organization (2019). World Health Organization model list of essential medicines: 21st list 2019. Geneva: World ... Public Health England (November 2014). "The use of antivirals for the treatment and prophylaxis of influenza: PHE summary of ... World Health Organization (2017). The selection and use of essential medicines: report of the WHO Expert Committee, 2017 ( ...
... the patient's underlying health status; whether the patient had a "complete response" or only a partial response to the ... As a result, disease status can be monitored by measuring changes in the amount of IL-2R in the blood serum. The level ... Patients will require lifelong monitoring and should be aware that the disease can recur even after decades of good health. ... Regular follow-up care ensures that patients are carefully monitored, any changes in health are discussed, and new or recurrent ...
General health in Brandeston was mostly 'Very Good Health' in 2011 with a majority of 162 usual residents under this category, ... Occupations have been grouped by status from 1831 data. It shows that there were 15 people categorised as Employers & ... 106 under 'Good Health', 23 under 'Fair', 5 under 'Bad' and no residents in the 'Very Bad Health' category. Brandeston features ... "General Health, 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. 2011. Retrieved 21 March 2017. Media related ...
Yi, Jong-Hyun; Hong, Jihyung (2020). "Socioeconomic Status and Later-life". American Journal of Health Behavior. 44 (2): 200. ... Socioeconomic status is measured by a population's level of education, degree of urbanity and deprivation of the residence. Low ... Individuals who were never married or had a change in their marital status due to divorce, death or separation are at a higher ... Suicide in South Korea is the 10th highest in the world according to the World Health Organization, as well as the second ...
... the United States saw increased health consciousness among persons of higher social status. Persons of higher status are less ... Status tends to be passed on from generation to generation without each generation having to re-certify its status. Overall, ... In other words, income does not determine the status of an individual or household but rather reflects on that status. Some say ... While the idea is that income reflects status, household income may just be the product of two or more incomes. In 2005, 82% of ...
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"Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 91 (9): 671-682D. doi:10.2471/BLT.12.113415. PMC 3790213. PMID 24101783.. ... Pasquier F (October 2010). "Diabetes and cognitive impairment: how to evaluate the cognitive status?". Diabetes & Metabolism. ... "Health Technology Assessment. 13 (41): 1-190, 215-357, iii-iv. doi:10.3310/hta13410. hdl:10536/DRO/DU:30064294. PMID 19726018. ... The World Health Organization recommends testing those groups at high risk[63] and in 2014 the USPSTF is considering a similar ...
... occupational health and safety standards, complaint procedures, rules governing status of employees including promotions, just ... This lack of status can range from non-recognition of a union to political or criminal prosecution of union activists and ... A union may acquire the status of a "juristic person" (an artificial legal entity), with a mandate to negotiate with employers ... As a condition to obtain the legal status of a trade union, employee associations need to prove that their leverage is strong ...
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National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), National Institutes of Health (NIH), US Dept. of Health and ... "Chapter 2: Overview of CAM in the United States: Recent History, Current Status, And Prospects for the Future". Final Report ... National Health Service in England (NHS), UK Dept. of Health. Archived from the original on 2013-04-03. Retrieved 2013-03-11.. ... According to mental health journalist Scott Lilienfeld in 2002, "unvalidated or scientifically unsupported mental health ...
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A raba was a higher-status dwelling, distinguished by a north-facing entrance, which also served as a guesthouse where there ... health care or education facilities.[24] In addition, it is still uncertain if the marshes will completely recover, given ... was until recent times regarded as a dishonourable profession by the Maʻdān and was mostly carried out by a separate low-status ...
The Gotland rabbit has official landrace status in Sweden and is considered an endangered variety, but is also being developed ... As a result of this, health, productivity and nursing instincts were considered more important that type and colour, which has ... at the same time maintaining good health and few known genetic illnesses.[2] ...
In declining health, Pol Pot stepped back from many of his roles in the movement. In 1998 the Khmer Rouge commander Ta Mok ... a status he retained throughout 1975.[234] Sihanouk had been dividing his time between Beijing and Pyongyang but in September ... We cannot last like this for very long".[393] Pol Pot's health was declining. He suffered from aortic stenosis and no longer ...
Mookerjee opposed the Indian National Congress's decision to grant Kashmir a special status with its own flag and Prime ... the social evils of untouchability and casteism while launching social welfare programmes in the areas of education and health ... wanted to ban cow slaughter and end the special status given to the Muslim-majority state of Jammu and Kashmir. The BJS founded ... The Tagadharis enjoyed a privileged status in the Nepalese capital and greater access to the authorities following these events ...
"Unbinding the Ties: Edit Effects of Marital Status on Same Gender Couples". Census.gov. January 7, 2009. Retrieved April 25, ... The poor of any age were more likely than others to lack health insurance coverage; ...
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Dunning and Kruger tested the hypotheses of the cognitive bias of illusory superiority on undergraduate students of introductory courses in psychology by examining the students' self-assessments of their intellectual skills in logical reasoning (inductive, deductive, abductive), English grammar, and personal sense of humor. After learning their self-assessment scores, the students were asked to estimate their ranks in the psychology class. The competent students underestimated their class rank, and the incompetent students overestimated theirs, but the incompetent students did not estimate their class rank as higher than the ranks estimated by the competent group. Across four studies, the research indicated that the study participants who scored in the bottom quartile on tests of their sense of humor, knowledge of grammar, and logical reasoning overestimated their test performance and their abilities; despite test scores that placed them in the 12th percentile, the participants estimated they ...
... and some measures of health status/outcomes; and economic benefits for states and providers."[8] ... Oregon Medicaid health experiment and controversy[edit]. Main article: Oregon Medicaid health experiment ... "Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Offer Free Or Low-Cost Health Coverage To Children And Families" ( ... The lottery enabled studies to accurately measure the impact of health insurance on an individual's health and eliminate ...
... health implications for the 21st century". Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 81 (2): 341-54. doi:10.1093/ajcn.81.2.341. PMID 15699220.. ... Jared Diamond suggests that the status of women declined with the adoption of agriculture because women in farming societies ... Archaeological evidence from art and funerary rituals indicates that a number of individual women enjoyed seemingly high status ... "Animal source foods and human health during evolution". Journal of Nutrition. 133 (11, Suppl 2): 3893S-3897S. PMID 14672287 ...
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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Public Health and Science, Office on Women's Health. July 2009. ... Simonart T (December 2013). "Immunotherapy for acne vulgaris: current status and future directions". American Journal of ... PubMed Health. Cologne: Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care. July 2016. Archived from the original on 6 ... U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.. *^ a b c Kaplan YC, Ozsarfati J, Etwel F, Nickel C, Nulman I, Koren G (November ...
World Health Organization. April 2015. Archived (PDF) from the original on 13 December 2016. Retrieved 8 December 2016.. ... Drugs with non-standard legal status. *Chemicals that do not have a ChemSpider ID assigned ... Rituximab was approved for medical use in 1997.[6] It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, the ... It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, a list of the most important medications needed in a ...
"Infectious Diseases and Malnutrition Status in Nepal: an Overview" "annual health report" (PDF). dohs.gov.np. Retrieved 11 ... The demand for health services is further lowered by the lack of health education. Reproductive health care is neglected, ... Rural health facilities often lack adequate funding. In 2003, Nepal had ten health centers, 83 hospitals, 700 health posts, and ... Nepal Health Profile World Health Organisation data (2010) "Health for all". My Republica. Archived from the original on 9 ...
Prognosis in HSCT varies widely dependent upon disease type, stage, stem cell source, HLA-matched status (for allogeneic HSCT) ... The risks of a complication depend on patient characteristics, health care providers and the apheresis procedure, and the ...
The sex of the child might influence the status of the mother; often, mothers who bear boys have a higher social status than ... "World Health Organization. June 2000. Retrieved 2007-12-24.. *↑ Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (2004) [2000 ... Abortion in young women and subsequent mental health. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2006 Jan;47(1):16-24. PMID 16405636 PDF ... In Bangladesh, India and Kenya, however, more such women thought the pregnancy was a risk to their health.[32] 1% of women in ...
... The new DPS Status page shows ongoing issues with DPS servers as well as planned maintenance. If youre ... If you wish to receive email notifications when the Adobe DPS team updates the DPS Status page, go to the DPS Status page and ... If you know youre going to publish your new issue at a specific date and time, youll want to check the DPS status page to see ... Bob, last 3 days we are experiencing many errors on folio uploading and sign in to Folio Builder (Network Failure). DPS Status ...
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According to the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparity (NIMHD) sponsored lecture about Health Disparity ... Koreans are most likely to be uninsured, given their self-employment status. Because of the lack of health insurance, many of ... Kim G, Chiriboga DA, Jang Y, Lee S, Huang CH, Parmelee P (October 2010). "Health status of older Asian Americans in California ... Chen MS (2001). "The status of tobacco cessation research for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders". Asian Am Pac Isl J Health ...
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  • County Health Status Profiles (PDF, 12MB) (Profiles) reports data on selected public health indicators chosen in collaboration with local health officers and epidemiologists. (ca.gov)
  • The Health Status Report (HSR) is a series of tables detailing statistics on important health indicators in Maricopa County including communicable diseases, births, causes of deaths, and causes of hospitalizations. (maricopa.gov)
  • Compare health status There are 100 core indicators published by WHO to compare countries for their health system. (bartleby.com)
  • These 100 indicators provide overall picture of health status of a country. (bartleby.com)
  • Researchers looked at a number of health measures, including weight, waist circumference and blood pressure, as well as health indicators such as diet, exercise, smoking and alcohol consumption. (eurekalert.org)
  • The main objective of the study was to investigate the trajectories of health in later life by means of different indicators of socioeconomic status, and to assess how the socioeconomic status of family members affects the health and mortality risk of elderly people in China. (eurekalert.org)
  • Thirty-seven key indicators are categorized into five broad areas - population, economics, health status, health risks and behaviors, and health care. (nih.gov)
  • Socioeconomic Status and Health Care Sharing My Own Perspective There is a strong correlation with an individual or group SES and the quality of health care received. (bartleby.com)
  • According to the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparity (NIMHD) sponsored lecture about Health Disparity Research in Diverse Asian American Populations in 2016, 70% of foreign born Asian Americans were identified as having limited English proficiency, dissimilar cultural beliefs and behaviors, as well as unfamiliarity with the Western health care system and difficulty following instructions at the doctor's office. (wikipedia.org)
  • First, differences in knowledge by SES create only modest differences in health behaviors by SES, explaining about 10 percent of differential smoking by education. (nber.org)
  • The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) report shows the prevalence of health behaviors, medical conditions and preventive health care practices among adults by age, gender, race/ethnicity, education, household income and region. (maricopa.gov)
  • The Current Health Status section (prefix HSQ) provides personal interview data on health risk behaviors, and medical history or medical conditions for a specific health topic. (cdc.gov)
  • For CV health behaviors, nonsmoking was most prevalent (range, 60.2%-90.4%), whereas ideal Healthy Diet Score was least prevalent (range, 0.2%-2.6%) across groups. (ahajournals.org)
  • These partially conflicting results raise additional questions about the health outcomes and other potential health behaviors of former smokers," said Dr. Chien-Ching Li , Ph.D., M.P.H., associate professor at Rush University and the lead researcher. (newswise.com)
  • Vietnamese and Filipino Americans tend to have poorer health outcomes compared with Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Americans. (wikipedia.org)
  • Socioeconomic status (SES) is consistently associated with health outcomes, yet little is known about the psychosocial and behavioral mechanisms that might explain this association. (nih.gov)
  • Our objective was to model the impact of obesity in adolescence on health outcomes later in adulthood. (aappublications.org)
  • Obviously smoking causes lung health concerns and vaping has been linked to lung damage, but I haven't heard if either are linked to 'negative outcomes' with respect to Covid-19. (britishexpats.com)
  • This paper uses the abrupt changes in health insurance coverage at age 65 arising from the Medicare program eligibility rules to evaluate the impact of insurance status on treatment intensity and health outcomes. (rand.org)
  • Tracking health-related outcomes of the group, they find significant increases in treatment intensity at the age 65 barrier, including increases in the number of procedures performed, and total list charges. (rand.org)
  • Card, David, Carlos Dobkin, and Nicole Maestas, The Impact of Health Insurance Status on Treatment Intensity and Health Outcomes. (rand.org)
  • Practicing a holistic approach to care by working as a team to improve treatment outcomes as well as the quality of mental health care delivered is a greatly needed niche in our profession. (siue.edu)
  • and above all, improves patient quality outcomes by establishing standards of excellence which health care organizations must attain. (ucsd.edu)
  • The association between ideal CV health and extremely favorable outcomes over 20 years of follow-up has recently been validated in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study. (ahajournals.org)
  • In addition, it provides empirical evidence on the association of the revised index with three important health outcomes (self-rated health, obesity, and smoking) using data of the German Health Update 2009 (GEDA) study. (nih.gov)
  • Table 1 Comparison of various health indices between USA, Canada and India Indicator/ Country Canada USA India Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live birth) (2015) 4 6 38 Life expectancy at birth (in years) (2013) 81 79 68 Maternal Mortality/100000 live births (2015) 7 14 174 (World Bank) Health care organization (Structure and finance): In India, Health care is provided by private and public provider. (bartleby.com)
  • Since 1950, African-Americans' life expectancy has continued to decline even after the advent of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 ("Title VI"), which granted them "equal" access to health care services. (ssrn.com)
  • On the other hand, older women who go through a divorce or separation may lose weight and see some positive changes in their health, according to the research, which is forthcoming in the Journal of Women's Health . (eurekalert.org)
  • Using data from the national Women's Health Initiative, researchers looked at postmenopausal women ages 50 to 79 over a three-year period. (eurekalert.org)
  • Numerous studies around the world have found a relationship between socioeconomic status and mental health. (wikipedia.org)
  • The relationship between socioeconomic status and mortality is much stronger for highly preventable diseases. (rwjf.org)
  • In 2010, the Healthy People 2020 initiative expanded the goal of eliminating racial disparities in health care to include achieving health equity and improving the health of all groups. (ssrn.com)
  • UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, California Health Interview Survey (Aug. 2020). (kidsdata.org)
  • Additionally, we detail specific prevalence estimates for adults having 0 to 7 ideal CV health components as identified in the AHA 2020 Strategic Impact Goals. (ahajournals.org)
  • The provincial government announced on July 21, 2020 that schools will be in Scenario 1 (near normal with health measures) as of Sept. 1. (cbe.ab.ca)
  • Counterpoint (Overview): The irrational structure of health care, which is based on ability to pay, rather than need is the main cause of racial disparities in health, which will not be equalized until the structure of the health care system is fixed or when African Americans' economic inequalities are addressed. (ssrn.com)
  • In 2003, the groundbreaking Institute of Medicine Study ("IOM study") Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare acknowledged the continuation of racial disparities in health status and accessing health care and provided suggestions for the elimination of these disparities (IOM, 2003). (ssrn.com)
  • In addition to these reports, empirical research studies have shown that racial disparities in health care have worsened. (ssrn.com)
  • In 1998, President Bill Clinton announced the Initiative to Eliminate Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care that was supposed to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities in six key areas of health status, including infant mortality, by the year 2010. (ssrn.com)
  • In 2000, the Healthy People 2010 initiative was issued with an objective of eliminating racial disparities in health care. (ssrn.com)
  • A recent report estimated that 30.6%, or $230 billion, of direct medical expenditures between 2003 and 2006 were excess costs due to racial disparities in health status and access to health (LaViest, 2009). (ssrn.com)
  • The results provide solid causal evidence that low social status leads to disparities in health, not just the other way around, as some have argued. (news-medical.net)
  • Drug Addiction and Socioeconomic Status Noah Rewis Desert Vista High School Author's Note This literature review was written for Mrs. Boggs Advanced Composition class Abstract Drug addiction has historically been associated with impoverished minorities. (bartleby.com)
  • A status effect in the abstract is a persistent consequence of a certain in-game event or action, and as such innumerable variants exist across the gaming field. (wikipedia.org)
  • Measurement Error in Self-reported Health Variables ," The Review of Economics and Statistics , MIT Press, vol. 69(4), pages 644-650, November. (repec.org)
  • Therefore, the measurement of health must go beyond quantifying levels of morbidity and mortality. (health.gov.au)
  • wherein the controller is configured to output a signal indicative of the total number of remaining spare blocks at the time of the measurement of the health status. (google.com)
  • 7. A nonvolatile memory system as recited in claim 6 wherein the total number of remaining spare blocks at the time of the measurement of the health status comprises a number of defects detected at the time of manufacturing of the nonvolatile memory. (google.com)
  • Health status measurement in neurology. (routledge.com)
  • Measuring health status: what are the necessary measurement properties? (nih.gov)
  • This formulation can simplify and clarify the understanding and teaching of issues in health status measurement. (nih.gov)
  • Social heterogeneity in self-reported health status and the measurement of inequalities in health. (irdes.fr)
  • The potential impact of socioeconomic status is vital as it affects a significant percent of Canadians. (bartleby.com)
  • As athletic trainers, we have a unique opportunity to make an overall impact on a patient's life, but we need to understand the impact of socioeconomic status on the patient's individual values, characteristics and health status. (nata.org)
  • The workgroup collaborated together on this content series for the March 2018 NATA News and NATA Now examining religion , implicit bias , socioeconomic status and compassionate language . (nata.org)
  • The IRS announced in October 2017 that, for the upcoming 2018 tax filing season, it will not accept electronically filed income tax returns if taxpayers don't address the Affordable Care Act's health coverage requirements by indicating whether they had coverage, had an exemption or will make a shared responsibility payment. (shrm.org)
  • Starting in 2018, the law will impose a "Cadillac Tax" on high-cost health plans of the sort the Cruz family enjoys. (washingtonmonthly.com)
  • Estimated percentage of children ages 0-17 whose health status is (a) excellent or very good, (b) good, and (c) fair or poor, as based on parent or self-reports (e.g., in 2017-2018, 75.5% of California children were in excellent or very good health). (kidsdata.org)
  • OR Manager, the leading educational journal for perioperative medical professionals and decision-makers, highlighted Mutare Health's Vital Link™ Surgery Status application an August 2016 article titled Secure Apps Loop in Families During Surgery. (prweb.com)
  • On Feb. 15, 2017, the IRS announced on its ACA Information Center for Tax Professionals webpage that it would not reject taxpayers' 2016 income tax returns that are missing health coverage information. (shrm.org)
  • The IRS reserves the right to follow up with a taxpayer, at a future date, regarding his or her compliance with the individual mandate, if the person's tax return doesn't provide information about his or her health insurance coverage during 2016. (shrm.org)
  • 2016. Forest health monitoring: national status, trends, and analysis 2015. (usda.gov)
  • It could be the case that the primates in question - rhesus monkeys - were more sensitive to loss of social status than humans would be. (beforeitsnews.com)
  • Evidence has shown that social status is one of the strongest predictors of disease and death in humans. (beforeitsnews.com)
  • Ranking high in the social hierarchy is a good predictor of robust health - in both monkeys and humans. (time.com)
  • But the data on social hierarchy and health - including studies in primates other than humans - contains a paradox for males: high status is linked with high levels of testosterone, and high testosterone can in turn lower immunity and increase disease risk. (time.com)
  • If similar molecular mechanisms underlie the link between social status and health in humans, interventions that improve a person's social support network could be just as important as drugs for mitigating the physiological costs of low status, said co-author Mark Wilson, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Emory. (news-medical.net)
  • Although the Health Care Coverage and Affordable Care Act has increased the number of Americans with health insurance, many still are not covered. (nata.org)
  • There has been widespread speculation that the individuals who are likely to enroll in health insurance exchanges in 2014 under the Affordable Care Act are a sicker group who will instigate a "rate shock" on those currently enrolled in nongroup coverage. (rwjf.org)
  • That plan promised "stable premiums that will not depend on how healthy you are" and that Americans "will be able to move from job to job without changing or jeopardizing their health care coverage. (cato.org)
  • In addition, returns filed on paper that do not address the health coverage requirements may be suspended pending the receipt of additional information and any refunds may be delayed. (shrm.org)
  • This action simply means the IRS won't reject a taxpayer's return outright if the taxpayer doesn't answer the health coverage question. (shrm.org)
  • For those individuals who previously filed without providing health insurance information or who indicated that they did not carry coverage as was required, 'whether the IRS will assess penalties depends on the retroactive nature of [a possible future] repeal of the individual mandate or its penalties,' Carlson said. (shrm.org)
  • This page provides information about health insurance coverage among Wisconsin residents, based on estimates from the Wisconsin Family Health Survey. (wisconsin.gov)
  • and kinds of health insurance coverage (public and private). (wisconsin.gov)
  • Links are also provided to other Family Health Survey reports, to Wisconsin Medicaid statistics, and to reports on health insurance coverage from previous years. (wisconsin.gov)
  • Poverty Status and Health Insurance Coverage in Wisconsin, 2012, P-00406-2015 (Excel) (May 2015). (wisconsin.gov)
  • This Excel workbook provides estimates of poverty status and health insurance coverage for Wisconsin statewide, the five Department of Health Services regions, and Milwaukee County. (wisconsin.gov)
  • Local Data on Poverty Status and Health Insurance Coverage in Wisconsin (October 2013). (wisconsin.gov)
  • Web tables for counties, regions, and the state that provide estimates of the number and percent of the population by poverty status, health insurance coverage over the past year, and type of health insurance. (wisconsin.gov)
  • The law doesn't simplify the system, but it does make the thicket of subsidies and transfers more sensible: directed more at people who have low incomes or high health needs, and greatly shrinking the share of the population that doesn't have health coverage at all. (washingtonmonthly.com)
  • As of 2009, Goldman's health insurance coverage for employees at the managing director level and higher cost a stunning $40,000 per family. (washingtonmonthly.com)
  • every American who gets health insurance coverage through work gets this tax break, but the Cruzes enjoy an especially large one because their plan is so expensive and their tax rate is high. (washingtonmonthly.com)
  • For comparison, Medicaid coverage for two adults and two children cost about $11,000 in 2010, meaning (unless Goldman has radically changed its health benefits since 2009) Cruz is getting a tax break worth more than the benefits a family on Medicaid gets - even though he is a Senator and his wife is a highly paid investment banker and they have no need for subsidies to obtain health coverage. (washingtonmonthly.com)
  • In 2006, Massachusetts enacted health care reforms to expand insurance coverage and improve access to care. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • The report's findings give us unique insight into the health status of Métis Albertans that we didn't have before. (newswire.ca)
  • The research findings are being incorporated to extend the 'ActiveMon' network health monitoring software that was created earlier at OSC/OARnet. (osc.edu)
  • These findings underscore the need for comprehensive health assessment and treatment for workers and volunteers participating in rescue and recovery efforts. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Whether unvaccinated children and adolescents differ from those vaccinated in terms of health is subject to some discussion. (aerzteblatt.de)
  • We evaluated data on diseases that are preventable by vaccination, infectious and atopic diseases, and vaccinations received that had been collected between 2003 and 2006 in a representative sample of 17 641 subjects aged 0 to 17 years in the framework of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (Kinder- und Jugendgesundheitssurvey, KiGGS). (aerzteblatt.de)
  • The prevalence of allergic diseases and non-specific infections in children and adolescents was not found to depend on vaccination status. (aerzteblatt.de)
  • The current exploratory study uses data from the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS) to investigate and compare the occurrence of vaccine preventable diseases, infections, and atopic disorders in vaccinated and unvaccinated children. (aerzteblatt.de)
  • The German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS) was conducted from May 2003 to May 2006 by the Robert Koch Institute. (aerzteblatt.de)
  • The objective of the interview and examination survey was to collect representative data on the health status of children and adolescents aged up to 17 years. (aerzteblatt.de)
  • It is planned to apply the revised SES concept in all studies on German health monitoring at the RKI, i.e., not only to GEDA but also to the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS) and the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS) in the same way. (nih.gov)
  • This fact sheet (April 2015) presents results on the relationship between family income and children's health and health care in Wisconsin. (wisconsin.gov)
  • On kidsdata.org, estimates of children's health status are based on self-reports (or parent reports, for younger children) of being generally in (a) excellent or very good health, (b) good health, or (c) fair or poor health. (kidsdata.org)
  • Monitoring the overall status of children's health is a critical step, as it allows policymakers, service providers, funders, and others to identify population trends and needs, and develop appropriate investments and strategies to support children and communities. (kidsdata.org)
  • 2009). Social constructs of health also influence this assessment, such as the culturally distinct view of health and wellbeing held by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the existing level of health within a community and judgments concerning the person's own health compared with others in their community. (health.gov.au)
  • Socioeconomic status (SES) is the combination of social and economical measures of a person's work experience or of a family social and economical position in relation to others. (bartleby.com)
  • Mental status testing is done to check a person's thinking ability, and to determine if any problems are getting better or worse. (ucsfhealth.org)
  • and for a situation or problem that influences the person's health status (that is not currently an illness or injury). (wikipedia.org)
  • The report provides California and county age-adjusted rates, crude rates, or percentages for mortality, infant mortality, morbidity conditions, and other public health related categories. (ca.gov)
  • Data from the National Health Interview Survey shows a narrowing of the average age of initiation between men and women. (cdc.gov)
  • Health & Retirement Study Database Description White Paper(s): Data Systems and the Prevalence of Chronic Disease Combinations & Multiple Chronic Conditions and Disparities. (hhs.gov)
  • We explore the relationship between individual health status and three separate measures of state social capital using data from the Current Population Survey, the General Social Survey and Putnam (2000). (repec.org)
  • We collected both users' social media data and mental health data from the most popular Chinses microblog service provider, Sina Weibo. (springer.com)
  • The Current Health Status section (variable name prefix HSQ) provides personal interview data on overall health assessment, recent illness (past 30 days), blood donation, and AIDS testing. (cdc.gov)
  • Following table will give such relevant health status data about our countries of interest. (bartleby.com)
  • The report used 2009 data to analyze topics such as Métis use of health services, mental health, chronic disease, injury and mortality. (newswire.ca)
  • It is based on internationally comparable survey forms, and yielded comprehensive data on socioeconomic status, family structure and background, living arrangements, daily activities, lifestyle and health. (eurekalert.org)
  • The annual national report of the Forest Health Monitoring (FHM) Program of the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, presents forest health status and trends from a national or multi- State regional perspective using a variety of sources, introduces new techniques for analyzing forest health data, and summarizes results of recently completed Evaluation Monitoring projects funded through the FHM national program. (usda.gov)
  • All Health Data Management content is archived after seven days. (healthdatamanagement.com)
  • Health Data Management delivers insightful analysis of the technology trends, tools and strategies that are shaping healthcare's future. (healthdatamanagement.com)
  • In response to this data, the government has issued several initiatives to put an end to racial disparities in access to health care and health status. (ssrn.com)
  • There is very little data describing the long-term health impacts of meditation. (hindawi.com)
  • The health agent is reporting an insufficient amount of data on an Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance. (amazon.com)
  • The researchers used data from a state-based survey to look at self-reported health status and use of preventive services for 345,211 adults from 2001 to 2011. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • The notation S refers to data that have been suppressed because the sample size was lower than 50, the percentage was less than 0.1, or the estimate was suppressed by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. (kidsdata.org)
  • Data collected through NCHS' National Vital Statistics System (NVSS) and National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) were used as the foundation for two important studies released this year that have attracted significant national media attention. (cdc.gov)
  • Facebook is hugely popular and could provide us with a wealth of data to improve our knowledge of mental health disorders such as depression and schizophrenia," says Dr. Becky Inkster, the study's lead-author, from the Department of Psychiatry. (medindia.net)
  • This cross-sectional study used 6 years of data from the 2003 to 2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES). (ahajournals.org)
  • Are we making progress with the transparency of health care and use of data? (academyhealth.org)
  • The 10th Anniversary Health Datapalooza prompted reflection among stakeholders on how the use of data in healthcare has evolved and revolutionized the industry in a relatively short period. (academyhealth.org)
  • In March, we surveyed Datapalooza participants on where we are and what's in store for health data, technology, and policy matters. (academyhealth.org)
  • Over the past ten years, the government has been making more and more data available from clinical, administrative, and public health sources. (academyhealth.org)
  • We were curious about what Health Datapalooza participants thought about the impact of this "Health Data Liberation Movement. (academyhealth.org)
  • Datapalooza participants think one facet of patient-engaged care will only continue to grow, and that is the use of remote health devices that collect and transmit data. (academyhealth.org)
  • More remote health devices mean more involvement in health, and yes, even more data. (academyhealth.org)
  • Health status data includes data about the health of persons within a census tract in Metropolitan Detroit, measured at the census tract level. (umich.edu)
  • Federal funding for research also is lacking, and federal health data on diverse Asian groups often is grouped into the same racial category. (newswise.com)
  • We used 2015 Dutch whole-population registry data to estimate the age- and gender-specific cost structure by neighborhood for total, specialist, pharmaceutical, and mental health care. (rug.nl)
  • A note on validating Wagstaff and van Doorslaer's health measure in the analysis of inequalities in health ," Journal of Health Economics , Elsevier, vol. 18(1), pages 117-124, January. (repec.org)
  • Glaring health inequalities across the socioeconomic spectrum are often attributed to access to medical care and differences in habits such as smoking, exercise and diet. (news-medical.net)
  • Understanding the impact of social determinants on heath equity is crucial to health care professionals and policy makers to reduce health disparities and improve the health equality among Asian Americans and the underserved populations. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the first national health initiative, called Healthy People 2000, one of the main objectives was to reduce health disparities among all Americans. (ssrn.com)
  • Poorer perceived health status is associated with a range of determinants of health (see discussion in Key Messages). (health.gov.au)
  • Our research suggests that policies aimed at improving the socioeconomic determinants of health locally may be pivotal in containing health care costs. (rug.nl)
  • The use of self assessed health status as a measure of health is common in empirical research. (repec.org)
  • The Stability of Self Assessed Health Status ," Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers 26, McMaster University. (repec.org)
  • The project was part of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's (RWJF) Investigator Awards in Health Policy Research program. (rwjf.org)
  • To optimize the public's health and quality of life through education, research, outreach and practice using an innovative model that addresses complex trans-disciplinary health issues by integrating core areas of public health and the health sciences. (umass.edu)
  • Our research aims at identifying users' mental health status through their social media behavior. (springer.com)
  • Although there have been limited studies conducted on this area, research has determined that the status of socioeconomic often has a significant impact on methylation, with an increase or decrease in certain sections of the genome depending on the region in question. (bartleby.com)
  • 2 4 However, research interest in this field over the past years has been focused on estimating adherence to the whole Mediterranean diet rather than analysing the individual components of the dietary pattern in relation to the health status of the population. (bmj.com)
  • The factors that have made health care evolve are the costs of health insurance, research on the advancement of medicine and diseases, technology, etc. (bartleby.com)
  • 1 From the Division of Health Policy Research, American Academy of Pediatrics, Elk Grove Village, Illinois. (aappublications.org)
  • In this project, we are developing novel research methods to measure and analyze network health status. (osc.edu)
  • Decades of government reports and research studies have shown that racial disparities in accessing quality health care and health status continue to exist, particularly between African-Americans and Caucasians. (ssrn.com)
  • In spite of all the research, government reports and initiatives, health care disparities persist and in some cases have worsened. (ssrn.com)
  • Being at the bottom of the social ladder is generally a predictor of bad health: research shows that poor people die sooner and have more disease than rich people, even when you account for factors like lack of access to health care. (time.com)
  • The research confirms previous animal studies suggesting that social status affects the way genes turn on and off within immune cells. (news-medical.net)
  • In addition to Magnet status, UC San Diego Health System received an exemplar for excellence in nursing research. (ucsd.edu)
  • Other research has shown that some people with mental health disorders report positive experiences of social media, suggesting that Facebook might be harnessed to offer people support. (medindia.net)
  • The socioeconomic status (SES) is a central analytical concept for epidemiologic research and health reporting in Germany. (nih.gov)
  • That knowledge prompted researchers at Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research (IFH) to study whether smoking is related to elevated risks of other health conditions in this vulnerable population. (newswise.com)
  • While the studies contribute to the overall body of research into the health and wellness of this vulnerable population, particularly related to smoking, information is still insufficient, IFH Director Dr. XinQi Dong , M.D., M.P.H., added. (newswise.com)
  • This research will help promote healthy aging adequately, prevent health disparities, and inform the development of culturally sensitive healthcare. (newswise.com)
  • Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research advances health and well-being through meaningful, rigorous and impactful research in the critical areas of behavioral health, health services, health disparities, health policy, health economics, pharmacoepidemiology, and aging research. (newswise.com)
  • The importance of researching the effects is underlined by its association to a number of adverse health effects and the increasing prevalence of poverty within many countries in the world. (bartleby.com)
  • As the pediatric obesity epidemic continues to unfold, with increasing prevalence of severe pediatric obesity in particular, it is important to understand long-term health consequences. (aappublications.org)
  • however, current prevalence estimates of the status of CV health in US adults according to age, sex, and race/ethnicity have not been published. (ahajournals.org)
  • Prevalence of poor CV health factors was lowest in young age but higher at middle and older ages. (ahajournals.org)
  • Conclusions- These prevalence estimates of CV health represent a starting point from which effectiveness of efforts to promote CV health and prevent CV disease can be monitored and compared in US adult populations. (ahajournals.org)
  • 4 Although general prevalence estimates of CV health metrics are available for US adults ≥20 years of age, 1 prevalence estimates by age, sex, and race/ethnicity have not been reported. (ahajournals.org)
  • Using a representative sample of US adults examined from 2003 to 2008, we sought to define current age-, sex-, and race/ethnicity-specific prevalence estimates of the individual components of CV health according to poor, intermediate, and ideal levels. (ahajournals.org)
  • In the months after the September 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center (WTC), concerns grew about the health consequences of exposures sustained by persons involved in the rescue and recovery response. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • There are striking disparities in morbidity and mortality by socioeconomic status (SES) within the United States. (nber.org)
  • Earlier studies on marriage and divorce have shown that marriage is usually associated with a longer lifespan and fewer health problems, while divorce is associated with higher mortality," said the study's lead author, Dr. Randa Kutob, an associate professor of family and community medicine and director of the UA College of Medicine's Office of Continuing Medical Education. (eurekalert.org)
  • Profiles publication typically occurs in conjunction with National Public Health Week. (ca.gov)
  • This publication will be invaluable to industry scientists involved in product development and marketing, to regulators and public health officials engaged in refining health policies, and to academics and students seeking a cogent review of the emerging science. (routledge.com)
  • Sign up to receive email notices when the Office of Health Infomatics (OHI) releases a new report or publication. (wisconsin.gov)
  • Faye McDonald Smith The Mobile Exam Center (MEC) is an important part of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), which, since 1999, is conducted annually to assess the health and nutritional status of adults and children in the United States. (cdc.gov)
  • The NHANES National Youth Fitness Survey (NYFS), conducted as a separate survey alongside the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), is receiving an enthusiastic response from its young participants. (cdc.gov)
  • There appears to be a fairly large proportion of people who are prepared to answer questions about their oral health but not undergo an examination, as shown during the 1988 survey of adult dental health in the United Kingdom where 18% of those who were content to be interviewed did not go on to be dentally examined. (nature.com)
  • Being 'unfriended' can elicit negative emotions, but even an individuals' News Feed, which reports what their friends are up to, can affect their mood: one study found that a reduction of the amount of positive content displayed by friends led to an increase in negative status updates by users, and vice-versa. (medindia.net)
  • Third, the most important determinants of differential health behavior are 'third variables,' or variables that can simultaneously determine health habits and SES. (nber.org)
  • By extracting linguistic and behavior features, and applying machine learning algorithms, we made preliminary exploration to identify users' mental health status automaticly, which previously is mainly measured by well-designed psychological questionnaire. (springer.com)
  • In a series of studies, Gaurav Suri, Ph.D., and colleagues from Stanford and Tel Aviv Universities tested whether this status-quo bias could result in behavior that is detrimental, and whether such a bias could be lessened with minimal interventions. (psychcentral.com)
  • Much of the growth in health care spending can be linked to modifiable population risk factors such as obesity, which in turn gives rise to diseases. (bartleby.com)
  • To test the hypothesis that adolescent obesity would be associated with greater risks of adverse health in severely obese adults. (aappublications.org)
  • Although evidence exists documenting a positive relationship between duration of pediatric overweight/obesity and comorbidity later in life, 1 - 5 little information is available describing the long-term health impact of severe adolescent obesity. (aappublications.org)
  • Using adults with severe obesity enrolled in the Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery-2 (LABS-2), 8 we characterized reported weight status at age 18. (aappublications.org)
  • We also determined whether weight status at age 18 was independently associated with risk of having major obesity-related comorbid conditions and cardiometabolic risk factors at time of bariatric surgery, while accounting for the potential influence of confounders. (aappublications.org)
  • Does the U.K. have a similar problem with obesity and overall poor health? (britishexpats.com)
  • Self-assessed health status provides a measure of the overall level of a population's health based on individuals' personal perceptions of their own health. (health.gov.au)
  • The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's 2002 National Health Interview Survey administered to 31,000 representative adults showed that 8% of respondents had practiced meditation at some time [ 2 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • There has been some development including chronic disease hub services based in Darwin and Alice Springs, and DHF audiology services focused on completion of child health check follow-up services. (health.gov.au)
  • CONCLUSIONS: In the first descriptive report of HRQOL in a large cohort of patients with AGS, HRQOL was impaired, indicating a significant burden of chronic disease in both physical and psychosocial health. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Jusot F. , Tubeuf S., Devaux M., Sermet C. , In Perceived Health and Adaptation in Chronic Disease. (irdes.fr)
  • Table 2a presents the unweighted demographic and health status characteristics for the SASH program beneficiaries and the two comparison groups. (hhs.gov)
  • We find that state social capital is significantly associated with health status, even after controlling for several relevant individual characteristics and for unobserved sources of regional variation in health status. (repec.org)
  • Our goal was to assist clinicians with providing high quality health care within the context the individual characteristics of both the patient and provider. (nata.org)
  • The SASH intervention group for this evaluation memorandum consists of Medicare FFS beneficiaries residing in SASH properties who have also been attributed to practices participating in the Blueprint for Health and the MAPCP Demonstration from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2013. (hhs.gov)
  • Medicare claims are quarterly observations of payments and health care utilization from January 2006 through June 2013. (hhs.gov)
  • Health Status and Health Care Services in China with comparison to the United States HSM310 Introduction to Health Services Management Course Project December 12, 2010 A health care system refers to the comprehensive organization, structures and strategies through which Medicare and health care is made available by the government to its citizens. (bartleby.com)
  • That's why the Center for Medicare Advocacy is suing the Department of Health and Human Services. (npr.org)
  • Our lawsuit challenges the use of observation status," says Edelman, who argues that long observation stays are not authorized by the Medicare statute. (npr.org)
  • In fact, Medicare recommends that observation status should be used for just a day or two. (npr.org)
  • The fraction of patients in this group who lack health insurance, however, falls sharply at age 65, while the proportion with Medicare as their primary insurer rises. (rand.org)
  • For the past 20 years, the American Public Health Association has observed National Public Health Week as a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation's health. (cdc.gov)
  • Self-rated health was lowest in Vietnamese Americans, while Filipino Americans have the highest rates of chronic diseases, including asthma, high blood pressure, and heart disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • This disease status list does not apply to importation of dogs for commercial sale or adoption. (usda.gov)
  • Humanity's ability to control disease has improved health over time, but Phelan and Link argue that improvement is distributed in a system of socioeconomic inequality. (rwjf.org)
  • Goal #2- Prepare graduates to promote health and prevent disease in communities like those in Western Massachusetts. (umass.edu)
  • 90% of graduates working in the dietetics field will indicate on an alumni survey that they felt prepared to promote health and prevent disease as a result of completing the UMass Dietetic Internship. (umass.edu)
  • In accordance with the provisions of the Terrestrial Animal Health Code ( Terrestrial Code ) or the Aquatic Animal Health Code ( Aquatic Code ), OIE Members may wish to self-declare the freedom of their country, zone or compartment from a disease. (oie.int)
  • and the role of antioxidant status in nutrition, health, and disease. (routledge.com)
  • There are higher rates of mental illness in groups with lower socioeconomic status (SES), but there is no clear consensus on the exact causative factors. (wikipedia.org)
  • The two principal models that attempt to explain this relationship are the social causation theory, which posits that socioeconomic inequality causes stress that gives rise to mental illness, and the downward drift approach, which assumes that people predisposed to mental illness are reduced in socioeconomic status as a result of the illness. (wikipedia.org)
  • This hypothesis states that one's socioeconomic status (SES) is the cause of weakening mental functions. (wikipedia.org)
  • It also means that the more than 34,000 inmates in Arizona's 10 state-run prisons will be part of the suit, first filed in 2012, seeking wide-ranging changes in how the state's Department of Corrections confines inmates and treats - or fails to treat - their health- and mental-health-care problems. (azcentral.com)
  • In its decision, the appeals court said that given that "every inmate in ADC custody is likely to require medical, mental health and dental care, each of the named plaintiffs is similarly positioned to all other ADC inmates with respect to a substantial risk of serious harm resulting from exposure to the defendant's policies and practices governing health care. (azcentral.com)
  • Don Specter, director of the Prison Law Office, said the plaintiffs in the suit include "the seriously mentally ill and other prisoners whose mental health has markedly deteriorated in solitary confinement - weeks, months, sometimes years of extreme isolation and sensory deprivation. (azcentral.com)
  • Health is recognised as having physical, mental, social and spiritual components. (health.gov.au)
  • Hao B., Li L., Li A., Zhu T. (2013) Predicting Mental Health Status on Social Media. (springer.com)
  • A number of health conditions can affect mental status. (ucsfhealth.org)
  • An abnormal mental status test alone does not diagnose the cause. (ucsfhealth.org)
  • Health status includes the length of people's lives, as well as their physical and mental health which may be affected by infectious diseases, chronic diseases and injuries. (oecd-ilibrary.org)
  • The clinical program included a single screening evaluation consisting of medical- and exposure-assessment questionnaires, physical examination, pre- and post-bronchodilator (BD) spirometry, complete blood count, blood chemistries, urinalysis, chest radiograph, and mental health screening questionnaires. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Kelly Gable, Pharm.D., associate professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, is the first psychiatric pharmacist to be granted provider and prescriber status by the Missouri Department of Mental Health. (siue.edu)
  • Gable is currently the only pharmacist in Missouri authorized to function as a psychiatric prescriber on community mental health teams. (siue.edu)
  • Six SF-36 subscales (bodily pain, general health, mental health, role limitation-emotional, social functioning, and vitality) were significantly better in meditators compared to the national norms whereas two of the subscales (role limitation-physical, physical functioning) were not significantly different. (hindawi.com)
  • Long-term practitioners of Sahaja yoga meditation experience better functional health, especially mental health, compared to the general population. (hindawi.com)
  • A relationship between functional health, especially mental health, and the frequency of meditative experience (mental silence) exists that may be causal. (hindawi.com)
  • Implications for primary mental health prevention are discussed. (hindawi.com)
  • Our Facebook status updates, 'likes' and even photos could help researchers better understand mental health disorders with the right ethical safeguards, argue researchers from the University of Cambridge, who suggest that social networks may even be used in future to provide support and interventions, particularly among young people. (medindia.net)
  • Facebook status updates, shares, likes and photos can provide a wealth of information about users and could help researchers better understand mental health disorders with the right ethical safeguards. (medindia.net)
  • Its reach is particularly broad, too, stretching across the digital divide to traditionally hard-to-reach groups including homeless youth, immigrants, people with mental health problems, and seniors. (medindia.net)
  • Dr. Inkster and her colleagues argue that Facebook might be used to help improve the detection of mental health factors. (medindia.net)
  • By analysing the language, emotions and topics used in status updates, the researchers say that it may be possible to look for symptoms or early signs of mental illness. (medindia.net)
  • These online - potentially leading to offline - social connections can provide support for vulnerable individuals such as homeless youth, a population at increased risk of mental health problems. (medindia.net)
  • Regression analysis indicated that cardiac catheterization or surgery, mental health diagnoses, and poor sleep were associated with lower CHQ scores in children with AGS. (biomedsearch.com)
  • This knowledge is critical as the nation embarks on a population heath approach as the focus of health reform - an effort to reduce health costs and improve consumer satisfaction by focusing on prevention and wellness and individual empowerment. (psychcentral.com)
  • As part of the health systems reform in the NT, consideration is being given to what services need to be delivered at different geographical levels, including at the community level, regional or hub level, and territory or jurisdictional level. (health.gov.au)
  • Nancy-Ann Deparle runs the White House Office of Health Reform. (marketplace.org)
  • Lower- and middle-income residents appeared to benefit most from reform: adults in households that earned up to 300 percent of the federal poverty level (approximately $70,000 for a family of four) were 6.1 percent more likely to be insured than those in neighboring states and reported greater gains in health status. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • P. J. Van der Wees, A. M. Zaslavsky, and J. Z. Ayanian, "Improvements in Health Status After Massachusetts Health Care Reform," Milbank Quarterly , Dec. 2013 91(4):663-89. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • Asian American health disparities have only gained focus in the past 10 years, with policy initiatives geared towards promoting healthcare access to Asian Americans rising to prominence even later. (wikipedia.org)
  • He has masters degrees in health-fitness management and healthcare administration and a doctoral degree from The University of Texas at Austin focused on health care informatics, health administration, health education and health policy. (psychcentral.com)
  • In 2011, UC San Diego Health System received the UHC Quality Leadership Award and was recognized as a Top Hospital by the Leapfrog Group, Top Overall Physician Performing Organization by the Integrated Healthcare Association, and first in U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals metro area rankings. (ucsd.edu)
  • Self-assessed health status correlates with objective health measures, such as reported long-term health conditions, recent health-related actions, and the presence of a disability. (health.gov.au)
  • The differences between the two populations are large, which is consistent with other measures of overall health status. (health.gov.au)
  • Self-assessed health is one of very few measures of overall health status that are currently available for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples throughout the country. (health.gov.au)
  • Socioeconomic status is the combination of income, education and occupation which typically measures the social standing of an individual in a society [3]. (bartleby.com)
  • It is a way of looking at how individuals or families fit into society using economic and social measures that have been shown to influence individuals ' health and well-being. (bartleby.com)
  • Objective The objective was to develop a self-reporting questionnaire for use as an epidemiological measure of periodontal status. (nature.com)
  • Still, social status is a subjective concept not an objective fact. (beforeitsnews.com)
  • In Minnesota, a 2010 state law authorized the Department of Human Services to develop a Medicaid demonstration project to test alternative and innovative health care delivery systems, including Accountable Care Organizations. (hhs.gov)
  • If you applied for Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program) or Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+), you can check your application status online through Colorado PEAK . (colorado.gov)
  • Self-reporting of oral health status, if it can be shown to be reasonably valid, may thus offer an opportunity to measure oral health in populations and groups in a way which many people could find more acceptable than undergoing a clinical examination, at a fraction of the cost of undertaking traditional epidemiological dental examinations and with potentially less bias. (nature.com)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were less likely than non-Indigenous Australians to report very good or excellent health, and the difference between the two populations was greatest in the older age groups. (health.gov.au)
  • The Mediterranean diet, representing the dietary pattern usually consumed among the populations bordering the Mediterranean sea, has been widely reported to be a model of healthy eating for its contribution to a favourable health status and a better quality of life. (bmj.com)
  • Lack of in- a new or reestablished ecologic niche, or the spread of or- formation about the health status of these populations upon ganisms that carry resistance or mechanisms of resistance arrival and their need for and use of medical services in the to antimicrobial drugs ( 2 ). (cdc.gov)
  • As with all mobile populations, United States hinders development of public health policy, education, and provision of adequate clinical care. (cdc.gov)
  • In- health status of these populations. (cdc.gov)
  • Point (Overview): Interpersonal and institutional racial biases are the principal reasons for racial disparities in accessing health care and disparities in African Americans' health status, which can only be addressed by acknowledging and putting an end to interpersonal and institutional racial bias in the health care system that adversely affects the health status African-Americans. (ssrn.com)
  • Buff is the term generically used to describe a positive status effect that affects mainly player or enemy statistics (usually cast as a spell). (wikipedia.org)
  • Conclusions Self-reporting of periodontal health was not successful as many people who had some indications of the periodontal diseases appeared to be unaware of their condition and also appeared not to have been informed nor were being treated for it. (nature.com)
  • Between 1996 and 2002, Jo Phelan, PhD, and Bruce Link, PhD, sociologists and epidemiologists at Columbia University, elaborated and tested their theory that certain social conditions, such as socioeconomic status, may be 'fundamental causes' of diseases. (rwjf.org)
  • These results seem to be clinically relevant for public health, in particular for encouraging a Mediterranean-like dietary pattern for primary prevention of major chronic diseases. (bmj.com)
  • After visitors and temporary residents to the United States may these issues and needs are clarifi ed, intervention programs represent a risk for public health through introduction of should be developed to increase access and decrease the infections or vaccine-preventable diseases. (cdc.gov)
  • The EDFZ contains an equine population or subpopulation with a specific health status with respect to certain equine diseases for which freedom is declared by the Veterinary Authority. (oie.int)
  • OBJECTIVES: The aim of the study was to assess health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in children with Alagille syndrome (AGS) in comparison with a normative population and other chronic diseases, and also to examine the effect of AGS-specific morbidities on HRQOL. (biomedsearch.com)
  • The conservative campaign (and to some extent, the liberal campaign) against the Affordable Care Act depends on a mischaracterization of the health policy status quo ante as some sort of fairer and less government-dominated system. (washingtonmonthly.com)
  • This is insane health policy, and the Affordable Care Act changes it. (washingtonmonthly.com)
  • Multidimensional health modeling: Association between socioeconomic and psychosocial factors and health in Latvia ," MPRA Paper 24626, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 01 Aug 2010. (repec.org)
  • Researchers hypothesized that among older Chinese American men, current or former smokers would be in poorer health than those who never smoked. (newswise.com)
  • We analyse a unique Australian survey in which a random sub-sample of respondents answer a standard self assessed health question twice - before and after an additional set of health related questions. (repec.org)
  • Self-assessed health status is dependent on an individual's awareness and expectations regarding their health. (health.gov.au)
  • Self-assessed health status is influenced by various factors, including access to health services and health information, the extent to which health conditions have been diagnosed, and level of education (Delpierre et al. (health.gov.au)
  • Self-assessed health status is a useful measure of overall health status, but needs to be interpreted with some caution. (health.gov.au)
  • The relative consistency of self-assessed health across all jurisdictions and across urban, rural and remote areas suggests that there may not be large variations in overall health status for Indigenous Australians across the country. (health.gov.au)
  • The excess stress that people with low SES experience could be inadequate health care, job insecurity, and poverty, which can bring about many other psycho-social and physical stressors like crowding, discrimination, crime, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the class-action status of a lawsuit alleging that Arizona's prison system overuses solitary confinement and provides inadequate health care. (azcentral.com)
  • I show evidence on three hypotheses to explain why health habits vary by SES. (nber.org)
  • New evidence on the relationship between income and health ," Journal of Health Economics , Elsevier, vol. 15(1), pages 67-85, February. (repec.org)
  • However, there is evidence of a graded association with health at all levels of SES, an observation that requires new thought about domains through which SES may exert its health effects. (nih.gov)
  • Dr. Papas and his stellar collection of contributors have succeeded in compiling a comprehensive yet readable treatise on the current scientific evidence about antioxidants and health. (routledge.com)
  • Priority review status may be granted to regulatory filings in Canada for new treatments that potentially address serious, life-threatening conditions for which no drug is currently marketed in Canada , and for which there is substantial evidence of clinical effectiveness of that new treatment. (newswire.ca)
  • Evidence for the potential role of this definition of meditation in enhancing quality of life, functional health and wellbeing is growing. (hindawi.com)
  • In spite of this, there remains a lack of evidence about the long-term health effects of regular meditation [ 6 , 7 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • The health status of workers in the shoe industry in the Pays de Loire (France) was assessed as well as risk factors. (ilo.org)
  • But the extent to which people in society can access health facilities available to them can vary depending on various factors such as health literacy and socioeconomic status. (bartleby.com)
  • Regardless of the factors, health and medicine have acknowledged and treated illnesses that society at one point may have thought cureless. (bartleby.com)
  • HLS ), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on central nervous system and cardiovascular markets, announces that Health Canada has granted priority review status for its New Drug Submission ('NDS') for Vascepa®, which seeks to reduce the risk of ischemic cardiovascular events in statin-treated patients with elevated triglycerides and other risk factors. (newswire.ca)
  • We don't fully understand why they may have quit smoking, or what other factors may be contributing to their poor health status. (newswise.com)
  • Asian Americans have historically been upheld as a "model minority," experiencing few health problems relative to other minority groups. (wikipedia.org)
  • Addressing the health disparities requires significant awareness, comprehension, and consideration for the growing diversity of Asian population, especially for the foreign born older Asian Americans. (wikipedia.org)
  • Will the poor health many Americans lead to a different course for the Coronavirus outbreak than the Chinese experienced? (britishexpats.com)
  • The largest disparity in health status was and remains to be between African-Americans and Caucasians. (ssrn.com)
  • In 1990, HHS issued the first national health initiative, which provides science-based ten-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. (ssrn.com)
  • A growth rate almost four times higher than that of the overall US older adult population necessitates a thorough understanding of older Chinese Americans' health needs," Dong said. (newswise.com)
  • The researchers found that improvements in social status were reflected in the gene activity of these cells. (beforeitsnews.com)
  • Many medical researchers are now testing how CBD can benefit health. (healthstatus.com)
  • Scholars and researchers have asserted a panoply of causes for the continuation of racial disparities in access to quality health care and health care status, including, cultural differences, insurance status, socioeconomic status, and education levels. (ssrn.com)
  • The researchers note that the study cannot determine whether an animal's high or low rank is caused by its health status in the first place, or vice versa - and these explanations aren't mutually exclusive. (time.com)
  • To find out how rank affected their health, the researchers took immune cells from the monkeys and measured the activity of roughly 9,000 genes. (news-medical.net)
  • That was true, but researchers were surprised to find that former smokers -- not current smokers -- appeared to have the worst health among the three groups. (newswise.com)
  • The authors write: "It is likely that both forces interact to shape differences in health and immune function. (time.com)
  • These social determinants leading to health disparity include but not limit to lack of language proficiency, health illiteracy due to lower education attainment, racial discrimination, economic instability and poor community engagement. (wikipedia.org)
  • 6 What is not well understood is how adolescent weight status relates to health risks later in life. (aappublications.org)
  • This suggests the health effects of status aren't permanent, at least in adulthood,' said study co-author Jenny Tung, assistant professor of evolutionary anthropology and biology at Duke University. (news-medical.net)
  • In Milbank Quarterly , former Commonwealth Fund Harkness Fellow Philip J. Van der Wees and coauthors examine whether these reforms also resulted in better health status and increased access to preventive health services for Massachusetts residents. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • The quality of care depends on the facilities that is offering the services, the staff, accessibility to the service and the kind of health insurance that the person has. (bartleby.com)
  • Did you have patients who didn't have health insurance? (nata.org)
  • as part of the Urban Institute's Quick Strike series , examines the differences between the enrollees in health insurance exchanges and those covered by employers. (rwjf.org)
  • Those expected to enroll through health insurance exchanges will be similar in health-if not healthier in some aspects - than those who currently get health insurance through an employer. (rwjf.org)
  • None of us has health "insurance," really. (cato.org)
  • We seem headed inexorably to one big group with no competition at all - national health insurance. (cato.org)
  • government‐​provided health insurance is a certain recipe for expensive, inefficient and ossified health care. (cato.org)
  • Markets can provide long‐​term, secure health insurance while enhancing choice and competition. (cato.org)
  • The key innovation is "health‐​status insurance. (cato.org)
  • If a health shock causes your medical‐​insurance premiums to rise, it pays a lump‐​sum payment sufficient to pay the higher medical‐​insurance premiums. (cato.org)
  • You can always purchase medical insurance with no change in out‐​of‐​pocket costs, and therefore have complete long‐​term health security. (cato.org)
  • When people have health‐​status insurance, medical insurers can be turned loose to freely compete, even though they will charge higher premiums to those with long‐​term illnesses. (cato.org)
  • With health‐​status insurance, consumers can have ultimate choice. (cato.org)
  • The market for individual health insurance is already innovating to provide better long‐​term insurance. (cato.org)
  • UnitedHealth Group recently announced a product that gives customers the right to buy medical insurance in the future, at a premium that depends only on their current health status. (cato.org)
  • This is only a small step away from full health‐​status insurance. (cato.org)
  • You should not lose your health insurance when you change jobs, as you don't lose car insurance, and you should be able to keep without penalty an individual long‐​term policy when you start a job. (cato.org)
  • Health insurance is mostly private except employee state insurance scheme, central government health scheme, defense, railway employee. (bartleby.com)
  • The Sacramento-based Californians for Disability Rights is suing Bank of America and Provident Insurance, alleging they discriminate against the disabled by asking unfair health questions and denying them life insurance. (plansponsor.com)
  • According to the San Jose Mercury News, the suit claims that a Bank of America letter advertises free life insurance of up to $1,000 through Provident Insurance, as well as additional life insurance for monthly payments, to customers who pass the bank's "Good Health Statement. (plansponsor.com)
  • This information is supposed to be included on line 61 of the Form 1040 and line 11 of the Form 1040EZ to demonstrate compliance during the year with the Affordable Care Act's (ACA's) mandate that individuals have health insurance that meets ACA standards, or else pay a penalty. (shrm.org)
  • Well, first of all for the vast majority of people who already have health insurance, nothing will change for them. (marketplace.org)
  • Focusing as it does on appealing to, while vastly exaggerating the number of, people who will not have as good a "deal" when ACA is fully implemented, anti-Obamacare propaganda ignores the preferences embedded into pre-Obamacare health care and insurance practices. (washingtonmonthly.com)
  • But here's the thing: Before Obamacare, our health insurance system was already a thicket of subsidies and transfers. (washingtonmonthly.com)
  • The typical cost for a family health insurance plan in the United States is around $16,000). (washingtonmonthly.com)
  • Health insurance benefits are not taxable income, so Cruz and his wife get a big tax break on that plan. (washingtonmonthly.com)
  • So the idea that the health care system is moving towards one in which everyone is protected against unbearable adversity, whether it's a health condition that makes one radioactive to insurers, or a financial calamity that makes decent insurance unaffordable, is an essential part of the argument, along with the contention that a more rational system will be less prone to boost costs every year for just about everybody. (washingtonmonthly.com)
  • Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis Working Paper Series 1994-12, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis (CHEPA), McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada. (repec.org)
  • State Social Capital and Individual Health Status ," Working Papers 0419, Department of Economics, University of Missouri. (repec.org)
  • State Social Capital and Individual Health Status ," Working Papers 05, Department of Economics, College of William and Mary. (repec.org)
  • Issues in Health Economics (Questions d'économie de la santé) n° 223. (irdes.fr)
  • Issues in Health Economics (Questions d'économie de la santé) n 207. (irdes.fr)
  • Issues in Health Economics (Questions d'économie de la santé) hors série. (irdes.fr)
  • Porcelli said he is optimistic that the service will be accredited, saying that the quality of the feedback in the SHAB-distributed patient survey is a major boost for Student Health. (thedp.com)
  • To compare the quality of life and functional health of long-term meditators to that of the normative population in Australia. (hindawi.com)
  • Affordable, quality health care. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • The Magnet Recognition Program® recognizes health care organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in nursing practice. (ucsd.edu)
  • Within the broader context of a health care system transitioning to one that pays for quality over volume of services, more patient engagement and choice may significantly affect industry practices and norms. (academyhealth.org)
  • The collection of articles he has compiled presents an up to date account of the many varied aspects of antioxidants in human health and nutrition. (routledge.com)
  • For the NYFS team in the Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, attaining good response rates is critical to the program's success. (cdc.gov)
  • Methods and Results- We included 14 515 adults (≥20 years of age) from the 2003 to 2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys. (ahajournals.org)
  • 1 This could introduce bias in the assessment of periodontal conditions in a population particularly if declining to undergo a dental examination is associated with embarrassment about oral status and oral cleanliness. (nature.com)
  • The growing popularity of meditation as a lifestyle and health enhancing strategy warrants more detailed assessment of its impacts on those who choose to practice it regularly over long periods of time. (hindawi.com)
  • To assess the health status of pediatric refugees in an area of increased refugee resettlement. (nih.gov)