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Validating self-rated health in different ethnic groups.

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BACKGROUND: Subjective accounts of health status are increasingly utilized in social surveys and medical research to assess functioning and well-being. Despite the fact that substantial research evidence suggests that self-rated health is meaningful and provides valid and reliable data, some authors have raised concerns that different social groups may interpret the notion of health in different ways, and hence complete health measures in systematically different ways. This study evaluates th...

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Publisher copy:
10.1080/713667451

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Journal:
Ethnicity and health
Volume:
5
Issue:
2
Pages:
151-159
Publication date:
2000-05-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1465-3419
ISSN:
1355-7858
URN:
uuid:300bb490-9bf0-4c04-aaea-0a87b858e21b
Source identifiers:
162359
Local pid:
pubs:162359

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