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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The apparent disparity between self-reported health and disease burden suggests that "perceptions of health status may not actually reflect physical health but a different construct altogether," Lidia Z.
The gateway interacts with a decision making layer that continuously assesses the health status of the senior and intervenes when necessary to prevent deterioration of the health status.The home sensors will be wireless sensors and the medical devices will be Bluetooth/WiFi devices.
These individuals can experience a range of symptoms that in turn can affect their health status and physical functioning.
Older men's health status is of increasing concern given the rates of prostate cancer, genitourinary disorders and risk factors such as smoking in earlier life.
The health status of a community is a sign of that community's overall well-being (Green, Poland, & Rootman, 2000).
I recently reviewed the article "Nutritional and health status of primary schoolchildren in rural Uganda" (African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 2012; 12 (2): 5862-5880) following my interest in child nutrition and education.
This objective would be better achieved where libraries are seen as effective tools for understanding the health status of rural communities in Nigeria.
The file will contain the pilgrim's health status, symptoms of illness, if any, and the treatment provided to the pilgrim during his Haj journey EoAC" right from leaving EoACA the country until his EoACA return.
This study compared health status and health behaviors of female graduate and undergraduate students at a public university in the northeastern U.S.
The authors find that for the entire sample, "gaining prescription drug insurance through Medicare Part D was associated with [a] 63 percent increase in the number of annual prescriptions." The increase in prescriptions filled had no discernable effect on the use of other health care services or on health status as measured by functional status or self-reported health.
Health status of refugees is an important aspect of their successful resettlement in Canada.
GAO examined (1) MA plan benefit packages by average health status of plans' enrolled beneficiaries, (2) distribution and characteristics of MA plans by average beneficiary health status, and (3) CMS's process for ensuring that benefit packages do not discriminate with respect to health status.

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