Social and cultural meanings of self-rated health: Arab immigrants in the United States.

@article{Abdulrahim2010SocialAC,
  title={Social and cultural meanings of self-rated health: Arab immigrants in the United States.},
  author={S. K. Abdulrahim and Kristine J. Ajrouch},
  journal={Qualitative health research},
  year={2010},
  volume={20 9},
  pages={1229-40}
}
Self-rated health (SRH) is used as an outcome measure in a vast number of epidemiologic studies, yet conceptual research into what the variable captures among diverse ethnic and immigrant groups remains limited. Utilizing data from 46 in-depth interviews among adult Arab immigrants in the United States, we examined the general criteria used to explain an… CONTINUE READING