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The effect of injuries on health measured by short form 8 among a large cohort of Thai adults

Yiengprugsawan, Vasoontara; Berecki-Gisolf, Janneke; McClure, Roderick; Kelly, Matthew; Sleigh, Adrian; Seubsman, Sam-ang

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Introduction: We investigate the links between health and injury in Thailand. This is important because of the high burden of injury in transitional countries and limited information for public health. Methods: We analyse 2005 baseline and 2009, 4-year follow-up data from distance learning students of Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University residing nationwide (n = 60569). Injury was reported for the past year in both periods. Medical Outcome Study Short-Form (SF-8 (TM)) health status was...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-02-13
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/11554
Source: PLoS One 9.2 (2014): UNSP e88903
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0088903

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