Health determinants: using secondary data to model predictors of well-being of Jamaicans.

@article{Bourne2008HealthDU,
  title={Health determinants: using secondary data to model predictors of well-being of Jamaicans.},
  author={Paul Andrew Bourne},
  journal={The West Indian medical journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={57 5},
  pages={476-81}
}
OBJECTIVE During 1880-1882, life expectancy for Jamaican males was 37.02 years and 39.80 for their female counterparts and 100 years later, the figures had increased to 69.03 for males and 72.37 for females. Despite the achievements in increased life expectancies of the general populace and the postponement of death, non-communicable diseases are on the rise. Hence, this means that prolonged life does not signify better quality life. Thus, this study seeks to examine the quality of life of… CONTINUE READING