Health-related quality of life among central Appalachian residents in mountaintop mining counties.

  title={Health-related quality of life among central Appalachian residents in mountaintop mining counties.},
  author={Keith John Zullig and Michael S. Hendryx},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={101 5},
OBJECTIVES We examined the health-related quality of life of residents in mountaintop mining counties of Appalachia using the 2006 national Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. METHODS Dependent variables included self-rated health; the number of poor physical, poor mental, and activity limitation days (in the past 30 days); and the Healthy Days Index. Independent variables included metropolitan status, primary care physician supply, and Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System… CONTINUE READING
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