health status

health status

A generic term referring to the health (good or poor) of a person, group or population in a particular area, especially when compared to other areas or with national data.

health sta·tus

(helth stat'ŭs)
Level of health of an individual person, a group, or a population as assessed by that individual or by objective measures.
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A better understanding of the direction of the causation would link changes in economic well-being of older Americans to their health status and vice versa and may help policymakers develop policies to address the disparity in health and economic well-being among older people.
Data about these variables are readily available, and each has been shown to have a significant impact on health status.
Ironically, such racial thinking renders the effects of racism on the health status of groups invisible.
By monitoring quality proactively, organizations can avoid the pitfalls that accompany adverse changes in resident health status.
The aim of the study was to determine the oral health status and dental needs of special olympic athletes.
Research from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study that looks at how patients diagnosed with cancer over three decades perceive their health shows need for further progressLong-term survivors of childhood cancer live longer thanks to improvements to cancer treatments, but a new study looking at three decades of therapy suggests patients do not report better health status.
The latest annual report from Alberta Health on life expectancy identifies as a continued challenge the existing continuing gap in the health status of Indigenous people compared with that of non-Indigenous people.
The government of KP committed to improving Health status of its population, is launching ''sehat Sahulat Programme'' a Social Health Protection scheme in the province with the financial support of German government through KfW Bank.
In March, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released an updated version of its Community Health Status Indicators, an online tool that generates public health profiles for every county in the nation.
Like teacher value added measures that calculate student test score gains, we estimate physician value added based on changes in health status during the course of a hospitalization.
Few analysts opine Obamcare will enhance health status and contain costs--the other main goals.

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