How participants report their health status: cognitive interviews of self-rated health across race/ethnicity, gender, age, and educational attainment

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BACKGROUND Self-rated health (SRH) is widely used to measure subjective health. Yet it is unclear what underlies health ratings, with implications for understanding the validity of SRH overall and across sociodemographic characteristics. We analyze participants' explanations of how they formulated their SRH answer in addition to which health factors they… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12889-017-4761-2

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@inproceedings{Garbarski2017HowPR, title={How participants report their health status: cognitive interviews of self-rated health across race/ethnicity, gender, age, and educational attainment}, author={Dana Garbarski and Jennifer L Dykema and Kenneth D. Croes and Dorothy Farrar Edwards}, booktitle={BMC public health}, year={2017} }