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Self-assessed health among Indigenous Australians: how valid is a global question?

Sibthorpe, Beverly; Anderson, Ian Philip; Cunningham, Joan


Objectives. This study assessed the validity of a global measure of self-assessed health among Indigenous Australians. Methods. Logistic regression was used to identify factors associated with self-assessed health in a nationally representative sample. Results. Among 8782 adult respondents, poorer self-assessed health was strongly associated with several factors, including age, number of health conditions, and recent health actions. The association with health conditions was attenuated when the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2001
Type: Journal article
Source: American Journal of Public Health


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