Measuring healthy days : population assessment of health-related quality of life
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Measuring healthy days : population assessment of health-related quality of life

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      "This technical report, Measuring Healthy Days, describes the origins, validity, and value of a set of survey measures developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and its partners for use in tracking population health status and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in states and communities. The first four of these measures pertain to general self-rated health and recent days of physical health, mental health, and activity limitation. These measures have been part of the full sample Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) core since 1993 and were added, beginning in 2000, to the examination component of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). An additional five measures of activity limitation and five questions on recent days of pain, depression, anxiety, sleeplessness, and vitality constitute an optional quality-of-life module added to the BRFSS in 1995. The primary target audiences for this report are public health professionals with a current stake or potential interest in HRQOL measurement. The report identifies the policy origins of the Healthy Days measures, discusses how HRQOL differs from other health and social constructs, and summarizes several studies designed to test the reliability, validity, and responsiveness of the measures. It also describes surveillance findings to date and provides methods and population reference data from 1993-97 to assist states and others in the appropriate use and interpretation of their own Healthy Days data." - p. 4
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      Virginia Ross Taylor (writer-editor).

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 31-33).

      Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Measuring Healthy Days. Atlanta, Georgia:CDC, November 2000.

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