Journal of Women's Health Care

Journal of Women's Health Care
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0420


Peter D Hart

Peter D Hart
Health Promotion College of Education, Arts & Sciences and Nursing,
Northern, P.O. Box 7751, Havre, MT 59501-7751

  • Research Article
    Physical Inactivity and Health-Related Quality of Life among U.S. Adult Men and Women
    Author(s): Peter D Hart and Minsoo KangPeter D Hart and Minsoo Kang

    Objectives: Physical inactivity (PIA) and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) are both major public health concepts of growing interest. This study had two purposes: (1) To evaluate the relationship between PIA and HRQOL among adult men and women, and (2) To examine the extent to which gender differences exist in the PIA and HRQOL relationship. Methods: Data from the 2007-2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) were used for the study. Four self-reported items and one constructed index for a total of five measures were used to assess HRQOL. PIA status was assessed by answers to two questions regarding recreational physical activity. Multiple logistic regression was used to obtain odds ratios and 95% confidence intervals adjusted for demographic and healthrelated variables. Results: There w.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-0420.1000201

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