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Choosing measures of health status for individuals in general populations

Choosing measures of health status for individuals in general populations

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, Calif .
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    Subjects:
  • Health status indicators.,
  • Medical statistics.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn E. Ware ... [et al.] ; prepared for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
    SeriesRand note
    ContributionsWare, John E., United States. Dept. of Health and Human Services
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 32 p. ;
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16478952M

    The measurement of the health status for a given population using a variety of indices, including morbidity, mortality, and available health resources. MeSH uses health status indicators to differentiate between health indicators and health care quality indicators. In general this is a parent term and should not be used; instead use topic terms.   Public health and clinical medicine work in tandem. Since we do not live in a world of perfect equality, prevention cannot be the only line of defense between people and disease. So, to maintain the health of a population by ensuring the health of individuals, the public health sector and the clinical health sector need to collaborate.

    The essential role of epidemiology is to improve the health of populations. This text-book provides an introduction to the basic principles and methods of epidemiology. It is intended for a wide audience, and to be used as training material for professionals in the health and environment fields. The purpose of .   Health Indicators Overview Transcript. Event Started: 1/20/ Other invaluable indicators are measures of morbidity health status. These include health related quality of life indicators such as poor health days and self-rated health, and these are useful measures of overall health and functioning, and predictive of the use of health-care.

    The Health of Populations: Beyond Medicine uses current research and in-depth analysis to provide insights into the issues and challenges of population health; a subject of increasing concern, due largely to rapid population growth, population aging, rising costs and diminishing resources, health inequality, and the global rise in noncommunicable diseases. Description: Explores the conceptual basis and application of summary measures of population health status. Presents approaches to measuring the burden of disease in populations and their use for guiding resource allocation and planning efficient and equitable health care systems.


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Before selecting measures, the reason for studying health status must be identified. Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Choosing measures of health status for individuals in general populations.

Santa Monica, Calif.: Rand Corp., Choosing measures of health status for individuals in general population Article (PDF Available) in American Journal of Public Health 71(6) July with 69 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Choosing measures of health status for individuals in general populations. Ware JE Jr, Brook RH, Davies AR, Lohr KN. This paper offers suggestions to adi the selection of appropriate instruments and data gathering methods for studies that require measures of personal health Cited by: This paper offers suggestions to adi the selection of appropriate instruments and data gathering methods for studies that require measures of personal health status applicable in general populations.

Before selecting measures, the reason for studying health status must be identified. Next, definitional issues arise when attempting to specify the components of health that are to be by: Title: Choosing Measures of Health Status for Individuals in General Populations Author: John E.

Ware Subject: Offers suggestions to aid in the selection of appropriate instruments and data-gathering methods for studies that require measures of personal health status applicable in general populations. health at 65 years of age: United States. 27 Sex disparities in health under various definitions of health status, by age: United States.

28 Racial disparities in health between white and black populations under various definitions of health status. issues pertaining to summary measures.

Summary measures of population health are statistics that combine mortality and morbidity to represent overall population health in a single number—in this report, health expectancy measures. This report presents a comprehensive discussion of the methods for calculation and methodologic issues related to the.

Validated measures are surveys and screening questionnaires that have been tested to ensure production of reliable, accurate results. The instruments provided here are designed for primary data collection and were selected for applicability to groups the NIH has termed "special populations", under-represented in patient-oriented research.

Health: What Is It Worth?: Measures of Health Benefits is a collection of papers that tackles concerns in health care services and health benefit systems. The title first deals with the measure of health status, along with the policy that governs it and the results of contemporary biomedical research.

record health status (height, obesity, blood pressure), health-related behav- iour (smoking, exercise), health care use (attendance at clinics) or attitudes to health (reasons for health choices). Measures of Health and Disease in Populations ADNAN A.

HYDER, PRASANTHI PUVANACHANDRA, AND RICHARD H. MORROW In its charter, the World Health Organization (WHO) defined health as “a state of complete phys-ical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” Although this is an.

overall health. Although they have been generated for use in slightly different contexts, (for example, the QALY has been used primarily to study the cost-effectiveness of medical treatments, 4 the DALY to measure the burden of disease worldwide, 5 and the YHL to track the health of the U.S.

population, 6 in measuring the aggregate health of defined populations, HALEs, QALYs, DALYs, and YHLs. Start studying Public Health--Chapter 3.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Population health status measures. Two measurements that became standard in 20th century for summarizing the health status of populations-Infant mortality rate-Life expectancy.

health outcomes of a group of individuals, including the distribution of health out- comes within the group. 8 We think this definition is important because it emphasizes the role of health equity – the avoidable differences in health outcomes among differ.

The Handbook of Psychiatric Measures, Second Edition, offers a compendium of the most noteworthy, widely used, and important new efforts in clinical and research measures. Clinicians, researchers, and managed care administrators will have at their fingertips expert assessment of over measures in a wide array of domains, including a review of each measure's clinical utility, goals.

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Am J Public Health. –, PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar. Systems Measures-Health Status: Nevada, New Mexico and Utah.

The health status measures provide a general picture of the health of the state’s population. These include measures of mortality, self-reported perceptions of overall health status and health-related risk behaviors. Measuring the mental health status of a population: A comparison of the GHQ and the SF (MHI-5) Article (PDF Available) in The British Journal of Psychiatry (4) November.

The Determinants of Health Include: Income and Social Status. Higher income and social status are linked to improved health status. These two factors may be the most important determinants of health.

The greater the gap between the richest and the poorest people .A number of challenges are associated with conducting research on the health status of LGBT populations: The lack of standardized measures in federally funded surveys— Sexual orientation and gender nonconformity are multifaceted concepts, and a variety of methods have been used to identify them for research purposes.information, and use information to make decisions.

Population Health Status Measures: measurements that summarize the health of populations Two standard measurements for summarizing the health status of populations: Infant mortality rate Estimates the rate of death in the first year of life Life expectancy Used to measure the overall health of the population using the probability of dying at.