Heritability of SF-36 among middle-age, middle-class, male-male twins.

@article{Romeis2005HeritabilityOS,
  title={Heritability of SF-36 among middle-age, middle-class, male-male twins.},
  author={James C. Romeis and A Christopher Heath and Hong Xian and Seth A. Eisen and Jeffery F Scherrer and Nancy L Pedersen and Qiang Fu and Kathleen K Bucholz and Jack Michael Goldberg and Michael J Lyons and Brian Waterman and Ming T. Tsuang and William R. True},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={2005},
  volume={43 11},
  pages={1147-54}
}
OBJECTIVE We sought to examine the relative importance of genetic and environmental factors for the MOS SF-36; a widely used, valid, and reliable measure of health-related quality of life and to discuss incorporating genetic influences into health services research. DATA SOURCES Data are from a nationally distributed, nonclinical cohort of 2928 middle age, middle-class, male-male twin members of the Vietnam Era Twin Registry. STUDY DESIGN This was a secondary data analysis, classic twin… CONTINUE READING

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