Kenneth Tang

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Estimating productivity costs in health economic evaluations: a review of instruments and psychometric evidence
    Kenneth Tang
    Mobility Program Clinical Research Unit, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Pharmacoeconomics 33:31-48. 2015
  2. ncbi request reprint A reciprocal interplay between psychosocial job stressors and worker well-being? A systematic review of the "reversed" effect
    Kenneth Tang
    Mobility Program Clinical Research Unit, Li Ka Shing Institute of St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Scand J Work Environ Health 40:441-56. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Confirmatory factor analysis of the Work Limitations Questionnaire (WLQ-25) in Workers' Compensation Claimants with chronic upper-limb disorders
    Kenneth Tang
    Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 23:228-38. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Sensibility of five at-work productivity measures was endorsed by patients with osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis
    Kenneth Tang
    Mobility Program Clinical Research Unit, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B1W8
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:546-56. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint The Work Instability Scale for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA-WIS): Does it work in osteoarthritis?
    Kenneth Tang
    Mobility Program Clinical Research Unit, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON, M5B 1W8, Canada
    Qual Life Res 19:1057-68. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Disease-related differential item functioning in the work instability scale for rheumatoid arthritis: converging results from three methods
    Kenneth Tang
    University of Toronto, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:1159-69. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Measuring the impact of arthritis on worker productivity: perspectives, methodologic issues, and contextual factors
    Kenneth Tang
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Rheumatol 38:1776-90. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint The 11-item workplace organizational policies and practices questionnaire (OPP-11): examination of its construct validity, factor structure, and predictive validity in injured workers with upper-limb disorders
    Kenneth Tang
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 54:834-46. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Rasch analysis informed modifications to the Work Instability Scale for Rheumatoid Arthritis for use in work-related upper limb disorders
    Kenneth Tang
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:1242-51. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint The Work Instability Scale for rheumatoid arthritis predicts arthritis-related work transitions within 12 months
    Kenneth Tang
    St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Institute for Work and Health, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:1578-87. 2010

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Estimating productivity costs in health economic evaluations: a review of instruments and psychometric evidence
    Kenneth Tang
    Mobility Program Clinical Research Unit, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Pharmacoeconomics 33:31-48. 2015
    ..Lastly, a set of reflective questions were proposed for users to consider when selecting an instrument for health economic evaluations. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint A reciprocal interplay between psychosocial job stressors and worker well-being? A systematic review of the "reversed" effect
    Kenneth Tang
    Mobility Program Clinical Research Unit, Li Ka Shing Institute of St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Scand J Work Environ Health 40:441-56. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the extent of empirical support for three specific "reversed" (strain-to-stressor) effects, guided by the Demand-Control-Support model...
  3. ncbi request reprint Confirmatory factor analysis of the Work Limitations Questionnaire (WLQ-25) in Workers' Compensation Claimants with chronic upper-limb disorders
    Kenneth Tang
    Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 23:228-38. 2013
    ..To examine the factorial validity of the Work Limitations Questionnaire (WLQ-25) among workers' compensation claimants with chronic upper-limb disorders...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sensibility of five at-work productivity measures was endorsed by patients with osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis
    Kenneth Tang
    Mobility Program Clinical Research Unit, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B1W8
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:546-56. 2013
    ..To examine and compare the sensibility attributes (face/content validity and feasibility) of five at-work productivity measures from the perspective of patients with osteoarthritis (OA) or rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  5. ncbi request reprint The Work Instability Scale for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA-WIS): Does it work in osteoarthritis?
    Kenneth Tang
    Mobility Program Clinical Research Unit, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON, M5B 1W8, Canada
    Qual Life Res 19:1057-68. 2010
    ..To validate the 23-item Work Instability Scale for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA-WIS) for use in osteoarthritis (OA) using both classical test theory and item response theory approaches...
  6. ncbi request reprint Disease-related differential item functioning in the work instability scale for rheumatoid arthritis: converging results from three methods
    Kenneth Tang
    University of Toronto, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:1159-69. 2011
    ..Validated in both rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA), it has high potential for cross-disease applications. Our objective was to examine disease-related differential item functioning (DIF) in the RA-WIS...
  7. ncbi request reprint Measuring the impact of arthritis on worker productivity: perspectives, methodologic issues, and contextual factors
    Kenneth Tang
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Rheumatol 38:1776-90. 2011
    ..Moving forward, further progress on these issues remains a priority to help inform the best application of worker productivity outcomes in arthritis research...
  8. ncbi request reprint The 11-item workplace organizational policies and practices questionnaire (OPP-11): examination of its construct validity, factor structure, and predictive validity in injured workers with upper-limb disorders
    Kenneth Tang
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 54:834-46. 2011
    ..Reliable and valid measurement of workplace organizational policies and practices (OPPs) is needed to evaluate their influences on the prevention and management of occupational injuries...
  9. ncbi request reprint Rasch analysis informed modifications to the Work Instability Scale for Rheumatoid Arthritis for use in work-related upper limb disorders
    Kenneth Tang
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:1242-51. 2011
    ..Rasch analysis was conducted to examine the psychometric performance of the RA-WIS in work-related upper limb disorders...
  10. ncbi request reprint The Work Instability Scale for rheumatoid arthritis predicts arthritis-related work transitions within 12 months
    Kenneth Tang
    St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Institute for Work and Health, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:1578-87. 2010
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the ability of the Work Instability Scale for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA-WIS) to predict arthritis-related work transitions within a 12-month period...
  11. ncbi request reprint Reliability, validity, and responsiveness of five at-work productivity measures in patients with rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis
    Dorcas E Beaton
    St Michael s Hospital, Institute for Work and Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:28-37. 2010
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the relative strengths and weaknesses of 5 measures aimed at quantifying health-related at-work productivity loss and to determine the best available instrument for this population...
  12. ncbi request reprint Measurement properties of the QuickDASH (disabilities of the arm, shoulder and hand) outcome measure and cross-cultural adaptations of the QuickDASH: a systematic review
    Carol A Kennedy
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, Suite 800, Toronto, ON, M5G 2E9, Canada
    Qual Life Res 22:2509-47. 2013
    ..To identify and synthesize evidence for the measurement properties of the QuickDASH, a shortened version of the 30-item DASH (Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand) instrument...
  13. ncbi request reprint Worker productivity outcome measures: OMERACT filter evidence and agenda for future research
    Kenneth Tang
    From the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto Mobility Program Clinical Research Unit, St Michael s Hospital and Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Rheumatology, Maastricht University Medical Center, and CAPHRI Research Institute, Maastricht, Netherlands Arthritis Research UK Epidemiology Unit, The University of Manchester Manchester, UK Department of Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health Professions, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Department of Health Sciences and Health Policy, University of Lucerne Swiss Paraplegic Research, ICF Research Branch of World Health Organization WHO Collaborating Centre for the Family of International Classifications in Germany DIMDI, Nottwil, Switzerland Department of Rheumatology, Erasmus Medical Center, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands Division of Rheumatology, University of British Columbia Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Department of Rheumatology, Pierre et Marie Curie University UPMC Paris 6, APHP Pitie Salpetriere Hospital, Paris, France National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society, UK Global Lead Rheumatology, PPG, Global Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, UK
    J Rheumatol 41:165-76. 2014
    ..Feedback gathered from conference participants will inform the future research agenda of the working group. ..
  14. ncbi request reprint Examination of arthritis-related work place activity limitations and intermittent disability over four-and-a-half years and its relationship to job modifications and outcomes
    Monique A M Gignac
    Toronto Western Research Institute and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:953-62. 2011
    ..To examine the type, degree, and episodic nature of arthritis-related work place activity limitations and the consistency of the relationship of activity limitations to job modifications and work place outcomes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Construct and predictive validity of the chronic pain grade in workers with chronic work-related upper-extremity disorders
    Jean S├ębastien Roy
    Department of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration, Quebec Rehabilitation Institute, Quebec City, QC School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Hamilton Hand and Upper Limb Centre, St Joseph s Health Centre, London Mobility Program Clinical Research Unit, St Michael s Hospital Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto Institute for Work and Health Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Clin J Pain 29:891-7. 2013
    ..To evaluate the ability of Chronic Pain Grade (CPG) questionnaire to predict upper-extremity physical disability, at-work disability, and work status in workers with chronic work-related upper-limb injuries...
  16. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the psychometric properties of four at-work disability measures in workers with shoulder or elbow disorders
    Kenneth Tang
    Mobility Program Clinical Research Unit, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON, M5B 1W8, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 19:142-54. 2009
    ..The objective of this study is to assess and compare the measurement properties of four self-report at-work disability measures in workers with shoulder or elbow disorders...