Predictors of Self-rated Health Status Among Texas Residents

  title={Predictors of Self-rated Health Status Among Texas Residents},
  author={Lorraine J Phillips and Renee L Hammock and Jimmy M Blanton},
  journal={Preventing Chronic Disease},
  pages={429 - 436}
INTRODUCTION The purpose of this study was to investigate the predictors of self-rated health status for Texas adults using the current 2003 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data. Self-rated health is generally accepted as a valid measure of health status in population studies, and understanding its correlates may help public health professionals prioritize health-promotion and disease-prevention interventions. METHODS The two research questions addressed by this study involved the… CONTINUE READING


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