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Self-reported health and subsequent mortality: an analysis of 767 deaths from a large Thai cohort study

Zhao, Jiaying; Yiengprugsawan, Vasoontara; Kelly, Matthew; Bain, Christopher; Thai Cohort Study Team; Seubsman, Sam-ang; Sleigh, Adrian

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Background: Few studies have examined the link between self-reported health (SRH) and subsequent mortality in developing countries, and very few considered mortality effects of changes in SRH. We examined the relationship between SRH and subsequent all cause or cause-specific mortality in Thailand. We also noted if mortality varied after people changed their SRH. Methods: We used longitudinal data including SRH from a nationwide Thai Cohort Study (baseline 2005 - follow-up 2009) and linked to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/37636
Source: BMC Public Health
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-860

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