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The health of students in institutes of higher education: an important and neglected public health problem?

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BACKGROUND: A survey of students in three UK higher education establishments was undertaken to obtain information about students' physical and emotional well-being, their attitudes to, and beliefs about health, and the prevalence of risk factors for future ill health. METHODS: Health was measured by the prevalence of longstanding illness and by the SF-36 health status measurement tool. Survey results were compared with equivalent data for 18- to 34-year-olds in the local population. The preva...

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10.1093/pubmed/22.4.492

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Journal of public health medicine More from this journal
Volume:
22
Issue:
4
Pages:
492-499
Publication date:
2000-12-01
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EISSN:
1464-3782
ISSN:
0957-4832
Language:
English
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pubs:245260
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uuid:6d93f8aa-08db-43ec-b5bb-b627aca764d9
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245260
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2012-12-19

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