Thesis - University Access Only
Master of Science (MS)
Department / School
The purposes of this study are to examine how rural women define health, appraise their own health status, and identify how they maintain their current health status. Specific research questions include: How do rural women define health? How do rural~ maintain their current health status? How do rural women distinguish between being healthy and unhealthy? What is the frequency in which rural women participate in health promotion practices including breast self exams, pap smears, physical exams, exercise, and seat belt use?
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Rural women -- Health and hygiene -- South Dakota
Health attitudes -- South Dakota
Health surveys -- South Dakota
Health education of women
South Dakota State University
Lystad, Martha, "Rural Women and Health Status Appraisal" (1993). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 95.