J A Kopec

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Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Development of a paper-and-pencil semi-adaptive questionnaire for 5 domains of health-related quality of life (PAT-5D-QOL)
    Jacek A Kopec
    School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Qual Life Res 22:2829-42. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Occurrence of radiographic osteoarthritis of the knee and hip among African Americans and whites: a population-based prospective cohort study
    Jacek A Kopec
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, and Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65:928-35. 2013
  3. pmc Comparing the content of participation instruments using the international classification of functioning, disability and health
    Vanessa K Noonan
    Division of Spine, Department of Orthopaedics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:93. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Probabilistic threshold technique showed that patients' preferences for specific trade-offs between pain relief and each side effect of treatment in osteoarthritis varied
    Jacek A Kopec
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:929-38. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Trends in physician-diagnosed osteoarthritis incidence in an administrative database in British Columbia, Canada, 1996-1997 through 2003-2004
    Jacek A Kopec
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 59:929-34. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Development of a population-based microsimulation model of osteoarthritis in Canada
    J A Kopec
    School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 18:303-11. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Stressful experiences in childhood and chronic back pain in the general population
    Jacek A Kopec
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Clin J Pain 21:478-83. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Work-related psychosocial factors and chronic pain: a prospective cohort study in Canadian workers
    Jacek A Kopec
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 46:1263-71. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Traumatic experiences in childhood and the risk of arthritis: a prospective cohort study
    Jacek A Kopec
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    Can J Public Health 95:361-5. 2004
  10. pmc Validation of population-based disease simulation models: a review of concepts and methods
    Jacek A Kopec
    School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    BMC Public Health 10:710. 2010

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Publications52

  1. ncbi request reprint Development of a paper-and-pencil semi-adaptive questionnaire for 5 domains of health-related quality of life (PAT-5D-QOL)
    Jacek A Kopec
    School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Qual Life Res 22:2829-42. 2013
    ..To develop a paper-and-pencil semi-adaptive test for 5 domains of health-related quality of life (PAT-5D-QOL) based on item response theory (IRT)...
  2. doi request reprint Occurrence of radiographic osteoarthritis of the knee and hip among African Americans and whites: a population-based prospective cohort study
    Jacek A Kopec
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, and Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65:928-35. 2013
    ..To compare the incidence and progression of radiographic osteoarthritis (OA) in the knee and hip among African Americans and whites...
  3. pmc Comparing the content of participation instruments using the international classification of functioning, disability and health
    Vanessa K Noonan
    Division of Spine, Department of Orthopaedics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:93. 2009
    ..To date, few studies have examined the content of these instruments to determine how participation has been operationalized. The purpose of this study was to compare the content of participation instruments using the ICF classification...
  4. ncbi request reprint Probabilistic threshold technique showed that patients' preferences for specific trade-offs between pain relief and each side effect of treatment in osteoarthritis varied
    Jacek A Kopec
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:929-38. 2007
    ..Our objectives were (1) to determine patients' maximum acceptable risk increments (MARI) for different adverse effects from OA medication and (2) to identify the predictors of these preferences...
  5. doi request reprint Trends in physician-diagnosed osteoarthritis incidence in an administrative database in British Columbia, Canada, 1996-1997 through 2003-2004
    Jacek A Kopec
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 59:929-34. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe changes in physician-diagnosed OA incidence rates between 1996-1997 and 2003-2004 in British Columbia (BC), Canada...
  6. doi request reprint Development of a population-based microsimulation model of osteoarthritis in Canada
    J A Kopec
    School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 18:303-11. 2010
    ..In this article we describe the overall structure of the model, sources of data, derivation of key input parameters for the epidemiological component of the model, and preliminary validation studies...
  7. ncbi request reprint Stressful experiences in childhood and chronic back pain in the general population
    Jacek A Kopec
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Clin J Pain 21:478-83. 2005
    ..To determine if stressful experiences in childhood are associated with an increased risk of chronic back problems later in life...
  8. ncbi request reprint Work-related psychosocial factors and chronic pain: a prospective cohort study in Canadian workers
    Jacek A Kopec
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 46:1263-71. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether organizational and psychosocial aspects of work experience affect the risk of chronic pain conditions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Traumatic experiences in childhood and the risk of arthritis: a prospective cohort study
    Jacek A Kopec
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    Can J Public Health 95:361-5. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if traumatic experiences in childhood are associated with an increased risk of self-reported arthritis later in life...
  10. pmc Validation of population-based disease simulation models: a review of concepts and methods
    Jacek A Kopec
    School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    BMC Public Health 10:710. 2010
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the principles and methods for validation of population-based disease simulation models...
  11. pmc Assessment of health-related quality of life in arthritis: conceptualization and development of five item banks using item response theory
    Jacek A Kopec
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:33. 2006
    ..Adaptive assessment requires an item bank for each domain of HRQL. The purpose of this study was to develop item banks for five domains of HRQL relevant to arthritis...
  12. ncbi request reprint ROC area discrimination (ROCAD) curve: a new method of evaluating the discriminating ability of ordinal scales
    Jacek A Kopec
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:997-1003.e1. 2008
    ..In this paper, we propose to use the ROC area to evaluate the discriminating power of ordinal measures, such as many subjective ratings or multioption questionnaire items...
  13. ncbi request reprint Descriptive epidemiology of osteoarthritis in British Columbia, Canada
    Jacek A Kopec
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Rheumatol 34:386-93. 2007
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in operable colon cancer patients receiving oral compared with intravenous chemotherapy: results from National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project Trial C-06
    Jacek A Kopec
    National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project Operations and Biostatistical Centers, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:424-30. 2007
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Computerized adaptive testing in back pain: validation of the CAT-5D-QOL
    Jacek A Kopec
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1384-90. 2008
    ..We have conducted an outcome instrument validation study...
  16. ncbi request reprint Screening with prostate specific antigen and metastatic prostate cancer risk: a population based case-control study
    Jacek A Kopec
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Urol 174:495-9; discussion 499. 2005
    ..There is limited evidence that screening is effective in reducing mortality from prostate cancer. In the current study we determined if screening with PSA reduces the risk of metastatic prostate cancer...
  17. ncbi request reprint Measuring population health: correlates of the Health Utilities Index among English and French Canadians
    J A Kopec
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    Can J Public Health 91:465-70. 2000
    ..No major differences in the findings were observed between the two cultural groups. The results should be treated with caution due to the cross-sectional design and other methodological limitations of the study...
  18. ncbi request reprint Predictors of back pain in a general population cohort
    Jacek A Kopec
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:70-7; discussion 77-8. 2004
    ..The study used longitudinal data from the first and second cycles (1994-1995 and 1996-1997) of the Canadian National Population Health Survey...
  19. ncbi request reprint Can the health utilities index measure change?
    J A Kopec
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Canada and the Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver, Canada
    Med Care 39:562-74. 2001
    ..The Health Utilities Index (HUI) is a multidimensional, preference-weighted measure of health status. It comprises eight health attributes, aggregated into a single utility score...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural comparisons of health status in Canada using the Health Utilities Index
    J A Kopec
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia and Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Ethn Health 6:41-50. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the differences in health status, as measured by the Health Utilities Index (HUI), among seven cultural groups in Canada defined by place of birth and language...
  21. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in axillary node-negative, estrogen receptor-negative breast cancer patients undergoing AC versus CMF chemotherapy: findings from the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project B-23
    Stephanie R Land
    NSABP Biostatistical Center, Pittsburgh, USA Department of Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 86:153-64. 2004
    ..QOL information was considered especially relevant given the possibility that the two chemotherapy regimens would prove equivalent in terms of clinical outcome...
  22. doi request reprint Natural history of cartilage damage and osteoarthritis progression on magnetic resonance imaging in a population-based cohort with knee pain
    J Cibere
    Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 19:683-8. 2011
    ..To determine the natural history of cartilage damage and of osteoarthritis (OA) progression using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI); to evaluate whether OA progression varies by stage of disease...
  23. ncbi request reprint The effect of compensation status on waiting time for elective surgical lumbar discectomy
    Jeffrey A Quon
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:2052-9. 2009
    ..Prospective cohort study of patients registered for elective surgical lumbar discectomy (ESLD) between November 1999 and December 2003 at a major tertiary care center in Vancouver...
  24. ncbi request reprint A comparison of generic, indirect utility measures (the HUI2, HUI3, SF-6D, and the EQ-5D) and disease-specific instruments (the RAQoL and the HAQ) in rheumatoid arthritis
    Carlo A Marra
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia, Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, 717 828 West 10th Ave, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6Z 1Y6
    Soc Sci Med 60:1571-82. 2005
    ..We conclude that the all of the preference-based utility measures that were evaluated appear to adequately discriminate across levels of RA severity...
  25. doi request reprint The validity of generic and condition-specific preference-based instruments: the ability to discriminate asthma control status
    Helen M McTaggart-Cowan
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, 7th Floor, 828 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V5Z 1L8
    Qual Life Res 17:453-62. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the validity of generic and condition-specific preference-based instruments, in terms of their ability to distinguish asthma control...
  26. ncbi request reprint A comparison of four indirect methods of assessing utility values in rheumatoid arthritis
    Carlo A Marra
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Med Care 42:1125-31. 2004
    ..It is not clear whether available instruments yield similar results or what domains of health are contributing to the overall score in a sample of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Are indirect utility measures reliable and responsive in rheumatoid arthritis patients?
    Carlo A Marra
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Qual Life Res 14:1333-44. 2005
    ..Therefore, we examined the reliability and responsiveness of these measures and the Rheumatoid Arthritis Quality of Life (RAQoL) and the Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ) in a sample of RA patients...
  28. doi request reprint Effect of sociodemographic factors on surgical consultations and hip or knee replacements among patients with osteoarthritis in British Columbia, Canada
    M Mushfiqur Rahman
    Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1L7, Canada
    J Rheumatol 38:503-9. 2011
    ..To quantify the effect of demographic variables and socioeconomic status (SES) on surgical consultation and total joint arthroplasty (TJA) rates among patients with osteoarthritis (OA), using population-based administrative data...
  29. ncbi request reprint Glucosamine sulfate and cartilage type II collagen degradation in patients with knee osteoarthritis: randomized discontinuation trial results employing biomarkers
    Jolanda Cibere
    Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Rheumatol 32:896-902. 2005
    ..To determine whether glucosamine sulfate has an effect on cartilage type II collagen degradation in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
  30. pmc The effect of disease site (knee, hip, hand, foot, lower back or neck) on employment reduction due to osteoarthritis
    Eric C Sayre
    Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 5:e10470. 2010
    ..Osteoarthritis (OA) has a significant impact on individuals' ability to work. Our goal was to investigate the effects of the site of OA (knee, hip, hand, foot, lower back or neck) on employment reduction due to OA (EROA)...
  31. doi request reprint Association of clinical findings with pre-radiographic and radiographic knee osteoarthritis in a population-based study
    Jolanda Cibere
    University of British Columbia and Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:1691-8. 2010
    ..To determine the prevalence of pre-radiographic osteoarthritis (ROA) and ROA of the knee in a symptomatic population-based cohort, and to evaluate the clinical correlates of pre-ROA and ROA...
  32. ncbi request reprint Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled glucosamine discontinuation trial in knee osteoarthritis
    Jolanda Cibere
    Arthritis Research Centre of Canada and University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 51:738-45. 2004
    ..To assess the efficacy of glucosamine sulfate in knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Neurotoxicity from oxaliplatin combined with weekly bolus fluorouracil and leucovorin as surgical adjuvant chemotherapy for stage II and III colon cancer: NSABP C-07
    Stephanie R Land
    National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project Operations Office and Biostatistical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:2205-11. 2007
    ..Definitive analysis revealed an increase in 4-year disease-free survival from 67.0% to 73.2% in favor of FLOX. This study compares neurotoxicity between the treatments...
  34. ncbi request reprint Quantifying the association of radiographic osteoarthritis in knee or hip joints with other knees or hips: the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project
    Eric C Sayre
    Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, 895 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z 1L7, Canada
    J Rheumatol 37:1260-5. 2010
    ..To quantify the association of radiographic osteoarthritis (ROA) in one knee or hip joint with other knee or hip joints...
  35. ncbi request reprint Prognostic factors associated with minimal improvement following acute whiplash-associated disorders
    John A Dufton
    Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:E759-65; discussion E766. 2006
    ..Retrospective clinical cohort study...
  36. ncbi request reprint A comparative review of four preference-weighted measures of health-related quality of life
    Jacek A Kopec
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, James Mather Building, 5804 Fairview Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z3, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:317-25. 2003
    ..Clinicians and researchers applying preference-weighted HRQL questionnaires should be aware of such differences and exercise caution when interpreting the results...
  37. doi request reprint Influence of lifetime hip joint force on the risk of self-reported hip osteoarthritis: a community-based cohort study
    C R Ratzlaff
    School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, 5804 Fairview Avenue, Mather Building, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3, Canada
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 19:389-98. 2011
    ..To investigate the influence of cumulative lifetime hip joint force on the risk of self-reported medically-diagnosed hip osteoarthritis (OA)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Comparing the validity of five participation instruments in persons with spinal conditions
    Vanessa K Noonan
    Division of Spine, Department of Orthopaedics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Rehabil Med 42:724-34. 2010
    ..To evaluate and compare the construct validity of 5 participation instruments developed using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Quantifying the effect of health status on health care utilization using a preference-based health measure
    Viviane Dias Lima
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, University of British Columbia, 895 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1L7, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 60:515-24. 2005
    ..We conclude that the HUI is a strong predictor of health services use over 5 years. A 0.1 improvement in health utility is associated with a 10% reduction in the costs of care and number of visits to health professionals...
  40. ncbi request reprint Comparing the reliability of five participation instruments in persons with spinal conditions
    Vanessa K Noonan
    Division of Spine, Department of Orthopaedics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Rehabil Med 42:735-43. 2010
    ..To compare the score distribution and reliability of 5 participation instruments developed using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health...
  41. doi request reprint A review of participation instruments based on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
    Vanessa K Noonan
    Division of Spine, Department of Orthopaedics, University of British Columbia, 276 828 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 31:1883-901. 2009
    ..To identify and review instruments which assess participation as defined by the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF)...
  42. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of patients' willingness to trade symptom-free days for asthma-related treatment risks: a discrete choice experiment
    Helen M McTaggart-Cowan
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Asthma 45:630-8. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to quantify these preferences, in terms of risk-benefits trade-offs, for six asthma treatment attributes using a discrete choice experiment (DCE)...
  43. doi request reprint Impact of associated conditions resulting from spinal cord injury on health status and quality of life in people with traumatic central cord syndrome
    Vanessa K Noonan
    Division of Spine, Department of Orthopaedics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1074-82. 2008
    ..To determine the effect of associated spinal cord injury (SCI) conditions on the health status and quality of life (QOL) in people with traumatic central cord syndrome...
  44. ncbi request reprint Reliability of self-report versus chart-based prostate cancer, PSA, DRE and urinary symptoms
    Eric C Sayre
    Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
    Can J Urol 16:4463-71. 2009
    ..We used data from a 2005 case control study of PSA and metastatic prostate cancer (253 cases and 496 controls). Data were collected from 1999 to 2002...
  45. pmc Patient-reported outcomes in sentinel node-negative adjuvant breast cancer patients receiving sentinel-node biopsy or axillary dissection: National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project phase III protocol B-32
    Stephanie R Land
    National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project Operations and Biostatistics Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:3929-36. 2010
    ..We report the definitive patient-reported outcomes (PRO) comparisons...
  46. ncbi request reprint Pain relief in osteoarthritis: patients' willingness to risk medication-induced gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, and cerebrovascular complications
    Chris G Richardson
    Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Rheumatol 34:1569-75. 2007
    ..We examined patients' attitudes toward the acceptability of gastrointestinal, cardiac, and cerebrovascular events in order to obtain pain relief from OA...
  47. ncbi request reprint Computer-administered bath ankylosing spondylitis and Quebec Scale outcome questionnaires for low back pain: agreement with traditional paper format
    Helen Bent
    St Paul s Hospital Orthopaedic Medicine Clinic, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Rheumatol 32:669-72. 2005
    ..To measure the agreement between computer and paper-administered versions of Bath ankylosing spondylitis (AS) questionnaires and the Quebec Scale for low back pain (LBP)...
  48. ncbi request reprint The effect of cash lottery on response rates to an online health survey among members of the Canadian Association of Retired Persons: a randomized experiment
    Paul Doerfling
    Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1L7
    Can J Public Health 101:251-4. 2010
    ....
  49. pmc Independent impact of gout on the risk of acute myocardial infarction among elderly women: a population-based study
    Mary A De Vera
    Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Ann Rheum Dis 69:1162-4. 2010
    ..Men with gout have been found to have an increased risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI), but no corresponding data are available among women...
  50. ncbi request reprint Readiness to manage arthritis: a pilot study using a stages-of-change measure for arthritis rehabilitation
    A Barbara Arthur
    Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver, BC
    Rehabil Nurs 34:64-73, 84. 2009
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint The CAGE questionnaire for alcohol misuse: a review of reliability and validity studies
    Shayesta Dhalla
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Clin Invest Med 30:33-41. 2007
    ..To review the reliability and validity of the CAGE questionnaire across different patient populations and discuss its role in the detection of alcohol-related problems...
  52. ncbi request reprint Impact of chronic conditions
    Susan E Schultz
    Institute for Clinical and Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario
    Health Rep 14:41-53. 2003
    ..This article compares the impact of various self-reported chronic conditions on health-related quality of life, as measured by the Health Utilities Index 3 (HUI3), for the population aged 12 or older...