Index of cardiometabolic health: a new method of measuring allostatic load using electronic health records
Roblin, Douglas W.
Becker, Edmund R.
Druss, Benjamin G.
Allison, Jeroan J.
UMass Chan AffiliationsDepartment of Quantitative Health Sciences
Document TypeJournal Article
Health Information Technology
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AbstractOBJECTIVE: We developed a measure of allostatic load from electronic medical records (EMRs), which we named "Index of Cardiometabolic Health" (ICMH). METHODS: Data were collected from participants' EMRs and a written survey in 2005. We computed allostatic load scores using the ICMH score and two previously described approaches. RESULTS: We included 1865 employed adults who were 25-59 years old. Although the magnitude of the association was small, all methods of were predictive of SF-12 physical component subscales (all p < 0.001). CONCLUSION: We found that the ICMH had similar relationships with health-related quality of life as previously reported in the literature.
Biomarkers. 2017 Jul;22(5):394-402. doi: 10.1080/1354750X.2016.1201535. Epub 2016 Jun 30. Link to article on publisher's site
Permanent Link to this Itemhttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.14038/28843