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Since 1993, the four core Healthy Days measures have been part of the state based BRFSS's full sample. Also starting in 2000, the Healthy Days Measures were added to the examination component of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). The demonstrated value of these measures and the continuous accumulation of public domain data have resulted in support from the CDC Disability, Women's Health, and Arthritis Programs.

Listed in the SNAP-Ed Evaluation Framework Interpretive Guide.

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Publications associated with Health-Related Quality of Life Measures: Publications by Date.

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Questions which are specific to Framework Indicator R11: 1. Would you say that in general your health is: Responses: Excellent, Very good, Good, Fair, Poor 2. Now thinking about your physical health, which includes physical illness and injury, for how many days during the past 30 days was your physical health not good? Responses: Number of Days _ _ , None 3. Now thinking about your mental health, which includes stress, depression, and problems with emotions, for how many days during the past 30 days was your mental health not good? Responses: Number of Days _ _ , None 4. During the past 30 days, for about how many days did poor physical or mental health keep you from doing your usual activities, such as self-care, work, or recreation? Responses: Number of Days _ _ , None

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