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   Demographic and Clinical Variations in Health Status
Product type:
   Methodology Report 15
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date (print version):
   January 2005
Web posting date:
   March 11, 2005
   This report from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality summarizes population differences using two generic measures: the SF-12 and the EuroQol. In general, groups defined by age and education showed the greatest variation in health status; differences by sex, race/ethnicity, and geographic location were relatively small. Persons diagnosed with diabetes, asthma, or hypertension had worse physical health status than those who did not have these conditions.
Pub #:
   AHRQ Pub. No. 05-0022
   John A. Fleishman, Ph.D.
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
MEPS Topics:
   Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Health Care Disparities, Health Status, Medical Conditions, Medical Expenditures, Minority Health, Priority Conditions -- Asthma, Priority Conditions -- Diabetes, Priority Conditions -- General, Priority Conditions -- High Blood Pressure
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   data_files/publications/mr15/mr15.pdf (543 KB)
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