Determinants of Self-Rated Health Items With Different Points of Reference

@article{SargentCox2008DeterminantsOS,
  title={Determinants of Self-Rated Health Items With Different Points of Reference},
  author={Kerry Sargent-Cox and Kaarin J. Anstey and Mary A Luszcz},
  journal={Journal of Aging and Health},
  year={2008},
  volume={20},
  pages={739 - 761}
}
Objective: This study assessed whether three commonly used self-rated health (SRH) items (global, age-comparative, and self-comparative) are equivalent measures of health perception for older adults. Method: Regression analyses were used to simultaneously contrast the associations between physical, psychological, and social factors relating to health for three SRH items, in a large ( N = 2,034) population-based sample of older adults (65 years and older) from the Australian Longitudinal Study… 

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