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To advance the goal of "Grand Convergence" in global health by 2035, this study tested the convergence hypothesis in the progress of the health status of individuals from 193 countries, using both standard and cutting-edge convergence metrics.
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Name: PloS one
The strategy of the "Belt and Road" initiative aims not only to promote the cooperation and the development of economic trade, but also to boost the integration and development in multiple fields-espe...
This study evaluated mediating effects of the health status on the association between socio-economic status (SES) and medicine use. It was hypothesized that more privileged people show a reduced use ...
To evaluate the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients with carotid stenosis and identify the predictive factors that affect the mental health status in patients after carotid endarterecto...
This report presents national and state-level age-adjusted estimates of percentages of U.S. adults aged 18-64 who met the 2008 federal guidelines for both aerobic and muscle-strengthening activities d...
To investigate possible mechanisms responsible for the decline in cardiovascular disease mortality among the Framingham Heart Study population and to evaluate the health status of survivor...
The present is an observational study conducted on the general population in villages of Southern Italy every year during the world hypertension day. So far, A total of 412 persons (193 ma...
It is well known that insufficient iodine intakes impairs the production of thyroid hormones, essential for cognitive development and healthy growth. Although the World Health Organizatio...
The major elements of the survey were sampling, questionnaire design, field survey and database construction. This survey incorporated the multistage stratified sampling scheme. Questionna...
The purpose of this study is to use monitoring and intervention technologies in suboptimal health status in a general population in China and evaluate the effectiveness of these technologi...
The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.
The measurement of the health status for a given population using a variety of indices, including morbidity, mortality, and available health resources.
Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.
A quality-of-life scale developed in the United States in 1972 as a measure of health status or dysfunction generated by a disease. It is a behaviorally based questionnaire for patients and addresses activities such as sleep and rest, mobility, recreation, home management, emotional behavior, social interaction, and the like. It measures the patient's perceived health status and is sensitive enough to detect changes or differences in health status occurring over time or between groups. (From Medical Care, vol.xix, no.8, August 1981, p.787-805)
The mission of NCCIH is to define, through rigorous scientific investigation, the usefulness and safety of complementary and integrative health interventions and their roles in improving health and health care. The Center was established in 1999 and was known as NCCAM National Center of Complementary and Alternative Medicine until 2015.