[Pophealth] Do Americans Feel Healthier? --> 13 years of
health-related quality of life trend charts now available by
state and demographic group
Moriarty, David (CDC/CCHP/NCCDPHP)
dgm1 at cdc.gov
Thu Sep 7 08:37:22 PDT 2006
To help answer the question of whether Americans are Healthier now than
in the past.....the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
health-related quality of life (HRQOL) Website has just been updated
with 2005 (BRFSS) Prevalence data .....
> Updated HRQOL prevalence data from the 1993--2005 BRFSS are now
> available, including...
> * Eight health status and HRQOL measures derived from the first
> four questions on the BRFSS
> * Trend charts and prevalence estimates for each of 13 years
> * Each state and nationwide
> * Annual age, sex, or race/ethnicity breakdowns
> * Estimates with 95% confidence intervals
> * Single-year and 5-year (2001-2005) averages for each measure and
> subgroup (especially useful for race/ethnic groups estimates)
> To see the data for your state, go to the CDC HRQOL Website at
> http://www.cdc.gov/hrqol/ and click on the Prevalence Data link in the
> left column.
> Also added to the Website's Publication Page are 50 new publications
> that use or discuss the Healthy Days HRQOL measures.
> For additional information, comments or questions, please contact...
> David G. Moriarty (MS K51)
> Health-Related Quality of Life Surveillance Unit
> Health Care and Aging Studies Branch
> Division of Adult and Community Health
> National Center for Chronic Disease
> Prevention and Health Promotion
> Coordinating Center for Health Promotion
> Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
> 4770 Buford Hwy NE
> Atlanta, GA 30341
> TEL: (770) 488-5455
> E-MAIL: DMoriarty at cdc.gov <mailto:DMoriarty at cdc.gov >
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