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A profile of health among Massachusetts adults, 1998

Lorelei Mucci

A profile of health among Massachusetts adults, 1998

results from the 1998 Massachusetts Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)

by Lorelei Mucci

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Published by Bureau of Health Statistics, Research and Evaluation, Massachusetts Dept. of Public Health in [S.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health surveys,
  • Health risk assessment

  • Edition Notes

    Caption title.

    StatementLorelei Mucci
    ContributionsMassachusetts. Bureau of Health Statistics, Research and Evaluation
    The Physical Object
    Pagination21 p. :
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25596473M
    OCLC/WorldCa45125068

    The Massachusetts health reform law expanded insurance coverage in three ways. First, it included an “individual mandate” that requires most adults in Massachusetts who can afford health insurance to have coverage or pay a tax penalty of up to $ (£, €) a year (in ), 24 depending on an individual’s income, age, and family. Sleep Health: Journal of the National Sleep Foundation is a new, multidisciplinary journal that explores sleep’s role in population health and elucidates the social science perspective on sleep and health. Aligned with the National Sleep Foundation’s global authoritative, evidence-based voice for sleep health, the Journal serves as the foremost publication for manuscripts that advance the.

      Researchers find antipsychotic use among older adults increases with age despite known health risks. In , more than 3/4 of seniors receiving an antipsychotic prescription had no documented clinical psychiatric diagnosis during the year. Behavioral Health Barometer: Massachusetts, one of a series of State and national reports that provide a snapshot of behavioral health in the United States. The reports present a Massachusetts’s rate of SMI among adults was similar. to the national rate in % % % % % % 0% 2% 4% 6% 8% 10%.

    Early last week, the Commonwealth’s Health Disparities Council held its monthly meeting to continue their work on creating policies to reduce health disparities among Massachusetts residents. Since the Senate was in the midst of addressing their version of the FY10 budget, the meeting was chaired by Rep. Rushing and Sec. Bigby in the absence. Source: National Center for Health Statistics. Health, United States, , with Chartbook on Trends in the Health of Americans, Hyattsville, MD. White, non-Hispanic Black, non-Hispanic American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian or Pacific Islander Chinese Japanese Filipino


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with other Massachusetts Department of Public Health programs, added a number of topics to the surveillance instrument including environmental tobacco exposure, mental illness and stigma, sexual violence, and other selected topics.

In3, landline interviews and 3, cell phone interviews were completed among Massachusetts adults. with other Massachusetts Department of Public Health programs, added a number of topics to the surveillance instrument including environmental tobacco exposure, mental illness and stigma, sexual violence, and other selected topics.

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The U.S. Department of Education published the only national data on health literacy skills in The study found that adults who self-report the worst health also have the most limited literacy, numeracy, and health literacy skills.

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Every 11 seconds, an older adult is treated in the emergency room for a fall; every 19 minutes, an older adult dies from a fall. Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of fractures, hospital admissions for trauma, and injury deaths.

February – Prin/Rec1/ 2/24/98 PM Page C2. Goal 1: Ready to Learn Children will receive the nutrition, physical activity experiences, and health care needed to arrive at school with healthy minds and bodies, and to maintain and adults, we must tailor our assessments accordingly.

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Right now the state is working hard to implement the Affordable Care Act and Chapter simultaneously. A new study suggests that due to the ACA, over 99% of Massachusetts residents have access to some form of insurance.

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