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Report of South Eastern Population Health Survey 2001: a survey of self-perceived health and quality of life of people living in the South Eastern region of Ireland

Author: McDonald, P.; O'Reilly, O.; Heslin, J.; and Sohun, R.;HSE

Publication Year: 2006


Chapter 1 Survey Methodology and Population Demography
Chapter 2 SF-36 and Health Status
Chapter 3 EuroQol (EQ-5D) and Self-Related Health
Chapter 4 The General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12)
Chapter 5 Disability
Chapter 6 Discussion and Conclusions
Appendix 1 South Eastern Population Health Survey 2001 Questionnaire
Appendix 2 Age and Sex Standardised Normative Data Calculation


This report is based on the results of the survey of over four thousand people, randomly selected from the population of the south east region. It can be used for comparative purposes for clinical and population-based work nationally and internationally. It also adds to the body of work on health inequalities, with unemployment, GMS status and older age shown as the greatest predictors of poor health status.

Format Download
Keywords quality of life, population, health status, health surveys
Publisher HSE
Classification health surveys
ISBN 1874218536
Pages 87
Categories: Reports, Irish Content
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