Timothy J Beebe

Summary

Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Telephone follow-up to a mail survey: when to offer an interview compared to a reminder call
    Jeanette Y Ziegenfuss
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55904, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:32. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Survey mode and asking about future intentions did not impact self-reported colorectal cancer screening accuracy
    Timothy J Beebe
    Survey Research Center, Division of Health Care Policy and Research, Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 14:19. 2014
  3. pmc Deployment of a mixed-mode data collection strategy does not reduce nonresponse bias in a general population health survey
    Timothy J Beebe
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street Southwest, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:1739-54. 2012
  4. pmc The Reflux Disease Questionnaire: a measure for assessment of treatment response in clinical trials
    Michael Shaw
    Park Nicollet Clinic and University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55416 2699, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:31. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Selected questionnaire size and color combinations were significantly related to mailed survey response rates
    Timothy J Beebe
    Department of Health Sciences Research, Survey Research Center, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:1184-9. 2007
  6. pmc Who doesn't authorize the linking of survey and administrative health data? A general population-based investigation
    Timothy J Beebe
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 21:706-9. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint The HIPAA authorization form and effects on survey response rates, nonresponse bias, and data quality: a randomized community study
    Timothy J Beebe
    Survey Research Center, Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Med Care 45:959-65. 2007
  8. pmc Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) authorization and survey nonresponse bias
    Timothy J Beebe
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, Department of Health Sciences Research, Survey Research Center, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Med Care 49:365-70. 2011
  9. pmc Shortening a survey and using alternative forms of prenotification: impact on response rate and quality
    Timothy J Beebe
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street Southwest, Rochester Minnesota 55905, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:50. 2010
  10. doi request reprint The effects of survey mode and asking about future intentions on self-reports of colorectal cancer screening
    Timothy J Beebe
    Department of Health Services Research, Survey Research Center, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:785-90. 2008

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Publications50

  1. pmc Telephone follow-up to a mail survey: when to offer an interview compared to a reminder call
    Jeanette Y Ziegenfuss
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55904, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:32. 2012
    ..This study was designed to determine if a reminder phone call or a phone interview as a final mode of contact to a mailed survey works better to increase response rates and which strategy is more cost effective...
  2. ncbi request reprint Survey mode and asking about future intentions did not impact self-reported colorectal cancer screening accuracy
    Timothy J Beebe
    Survey Research Center, Division of Health Care Policy and Research, Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 14:19. 2014
    ..asking about future intentions to get screened before asking about past screening) and mode of survey administration impacted the accuracy of self-reported CRC screening...
  3. pmc Deployment of a mixed-mode data collection strategy does not reduce nonresponse bias in a general population health survey
    Timothy J Beebe
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street Southwest, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:1739-54. 2012
    ..To assess nonresponse bias in a mixed-mode general population health survey...
  4. pmc The Reflux Disease Questionnaire: a measure for assessment of treatment response in clinical trials
    Michael Shaw
    Park Nicollet Clinic and University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55416 2699, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:31. 2008
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  5. ncbi request reprint Selected questionnaire size and color combinations were significantly related to mailed survey response rates
    Timothy J Beebe
    Department of Health Sciences Research, Survey Research Center, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:1184-9. 2007
    ..To determine the degree to which mailed survey response rates, response times, and nonresponse bias are affected by questionnaire size and color...
  6. pmc Who doesn't authorize the linking of survey and administrative health data? A general population-based investigation
    Timothy J Beebe
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 21:706-9. 2011
    ..To determine the extent of authorization bias in a study linking survey and medical record data in a general population-based investigation...
  7. ncbi request reprint The HIPAA authorization form and effects on survey response rates, nonresponse bias, and data quality: a randomized community study
    Timothy J Beebe
    Survey Research Center, Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Med Care 45:959-65. 2007
    ..There has been speculation that the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has muted participation in research but little direct evidence to substantiate those claims exists...
  8. pmc Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) authorization and survey nonresponse bias
    Timothy J Beebe
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, Department of Health Sciences Research, Survey Research Center, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Med Care 49:365-70. 2011
    ..To extend earlier work (Beebe et al, Med Care. 2007;45:959-965) that demonstrated Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act authorization form (HAF) introduced potential nonresponse bias (toward healthier respondents)...
  9. pmc Shortening a survey and using alternative forms of prenotification: impact on response rate and quality
    Timothy J Beebe
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street Southwest, Rochester Minnesota 55905, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:50. 2010
    ..postcard) on measures of survey quality, including response rates, response times (days to return the survey), and item nonresponse...
  10. doi request reprint The effects of survey mode and asking about future intentions on self-reports of colorectal cancer screening
    Timothy J Beebe
    Department of Health Services Research, Survey Research Center, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:785-90. 2008
    ..9%; OR, 1.28; 95% CI, 0.64-2.57). The results suggest that asking about future intentions to get screened before the actual behavior elicits lower, and arguably more truthful reports of CRC screening but mainly in mailed surveys...
  11. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two within-household selection methods in a telephone survey of substance abuse and dependence
    Timothy J Beebe
    Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:458-63. 2007
    ..We compared a new method of within-household selection to a standard "next birthday" approach on selected survey process measures, respondent characteristics, and substantive results...
  12. ncbi request reprint A comparison of self-reported use of behavioral health services with Medicaid agency records in Minnesota
    Timothy J Beebe
    Survey Research Center, Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street S W, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1652-4. 2006
    ..This study examined how well recipients of psychiatric or substance abuse services self-report their care...
  13. ncbi request reprint Survey-related experiential and attitudinal correlates of future health survey participation: results of a statewide survey
    Timothy J Beebe
    Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 83:1358-63. 2008
    ..To determine the survey-related experiential and attitudinal correlates of future health-related survey participation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Increasing response rates in a survey of Medicaid enrollees: the effect of a prepaid monetary incentive and mixed modes (mail and telephone)
    Timothy J Beebe
    Survey Research Center, Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Med Care 43:411-4. 2005
    ..We sought to evaluate the effect of pairing a mixed-mode mail and telephone methodology with a prepaid US 2.00 dollars cash incentive on response rates in a survey of Medicaid enrollees stratified by race and ethnicity...
  15. ncbi request reprint Mail surveys resulted in more reports of substance use than telephone surveys
    Timothy J Beebe
    Survey Research Center, Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street S W, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:421-4. 2005
    ..To determine to what extent the substance-use information obtained in surveys is affected by method of data collection...
  16. pmc Getting physicians to open the survey: little evidence that an envelope teaser increases response rates
    Jeanette Y Ziegenfuss
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:41. 2012
    ..Here we assess this by testing the impact of adding a brightly colored "$25 incentive" sticker to the outside of an envelope on response rates and nonresponse bias in a survey of physicians...
  17. ncbi request reprint Comparison of individual-level versus area-level socioeconomic measures in assessing health outcomes of children in Olmsted County, Minnesota
    Maria R Pardo-Crespo
    Division of Community Paediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Paediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:305-10. 2013
    ..Area-level SES measures are used as proxy measures of individual SES when the individual measures are lacking. Little is known about the agreement between individual-level versus area-level SES measures in mixed urban-rural settings...
  18. pmc Mixing web and mail methods in a survey of physicians
    Timothy J Beebe
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:1219-34. 2007
    ..To assess the effects of two different mixed-mode (mail and web survey) combinations on response rates, response times, and nonresponse bias in a sample of primary care and specialty internal medicine physicians...
  19. pmc A population-based study of prevalence and adherence trends in average risk colorectal cancer screening, 1997 to 2008
    Pamela S Sinicrope
    Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Charlton 6, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:347-50. 2012
    ..Evaluating CRCS trends can help identify shifts in CRCS, and specific groups that might be targeted for CRCS...
  20. doi request reprint Offering results to participants in a diabetes survey: effects on survey response rates
    Jeanette Y Ziegenfuss
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Patient 4:241-5. 2011
    ..Moreover, while there is some evidence that the practice increases response rates, it is of limited generalizability...
  21. ncbi request reprint Barriers to care among American Indians in public health care programs
    Kathleen Thiede Call
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, and Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA
    Med Care 44:595-600. 2006
    ..We sought to examine the extent to which reported barriers to health care services differ between American Indians (AIs) and non-Hispanic Whites (Whites)...
  22. doi request reprint Patient characteristics of provider survey respondents: no evidence of nonresponse bias
    Jeanette Y Ziegenfuss
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Eval Health Prof 35:507-16. 2012
    ..Nonetheless as the threat of nonresponse bias can never be completely assuaged, we believe that it should be monitored as a matter of course in physician surveys and offer a new dimension by which it can be evaluated...
  23. ncbi request reprint Personality characteristics of health care satisfaction survey non-respondents
    Thomas G McLeod
    Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 22:145-56. 2009
    ..This paper's purpose is to define outpatient satisfaction survey non-responder personality characteristics...
  24. doi request reprint Individuals with diabetes preferred that future trials use patient-important outcomes and provide pragmatic inferences
    Mohammad H Murad
    Knowledge and Encounter Research Unit, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:743-8. 2011
    ..Specifically, do patients prefer trials to focus on patient-important outcomes (vs. surrogate outcomes) and provide practical/pragmatic answers (vs. mechanistic/explanatory answers)?..
  25. ncbi request reprint Flunking asthma? When HEDIS takes the ACT
    Kaiser G Lim
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine E18, Mayo Clinic, Bldg E 18, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Manag Care 14:487-94. 2008
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Receptivity to mandatory influenza vaccination policies for healthcare workers among registered nurses working on inpatient units
    Gregory A Poland
    Mayo Vaccine Research Group, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:170-3. 2008
    ..4%) of 512 RNs reported that they would support a policy requiring annual influenza vaccination for healthcare workers that allowed for informed declination...
  27. ncbi request reprint Assessing attitudes toward laxative preparation in colorectal cancer screening and effects on future testing: potential receptivity to computed tomographic colonography
    Timothy J Beebe
    Department of Health Sciences Research, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 82:666-71. 2007
    ..The overall response rate was 49%. Analysis focused on the 759 respondents who were 50 years or older...
  28. ncbi request reprint An assessment of oral health importance: results of a statewide survey
    Alan B Carr
    Department of Dental Specialties, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street, S W, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 140:580-6. 2009
    ..S. surgeon general's call to action toward a goal of achieving oral health for all Americans. The authors describe perceptions of oral health among the public according to the results of a statewide survey conducted in Minnesota...
  29. ncbi request reprint Application of a novel socioeconomic measure using individual housing data in asthma research: an exploratory study
    Malinda N Harris
    Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    NPJ Prim Care Respir Med 24:14018. 2014
    ..36 per 1 unit increase of HOUSES, 95% CI, 0.12-1.04, P=0.06).Conclusions:HOUSES appears to be generalisable and available as a measure of SES in asthma research in the absence of conventional SES measures. ..
  30. pmc A brief Patient-Reported Outcomes Quality of Life (PROQOL) instrument to improve patient care
    Jennifer L Ridgeway
    Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, United States of America
    PLoS Med 10:e1001548. 2013
    ..Please see later in the article for the Editors' Summary. ..
  31. doi request reprint Clinical implementation of quality of life instruments and prediction tools for localized prostate cancer: results from a national survey of radiation oncologists and urologists
    Simon P Kim
    Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Urol 189:2092-8. 2013
    ..In this context we determined whether quality of life and prediction instruments for prostate cancer have been adopted by radiation oncologists and urologists in the United States...
  32. doi request reprint Correlates of upper extremity disability in medical transcriptionists
    Russell Gelfman
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN, 55905, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 20:340-8. 2010
    ..To investigate the association between disability and personal/lifestyle, medical, and psychosocial risk factors for upper extremity musculoskeletal symptoms and disorders (UEMSDs) in medical transcriptionists...
  33. ncbi request reprint HIPAA costs and patient perceptions privacy safeguards Mayo Clinic
    Arthur R Williams
    Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:27-35. 2008
    ..A study was conducted to assess the costs of implementation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and to report patient awareness of Notices of Privacy Practices (NPP) content and HIPAA privacy protections...
  34. pmc Resident physicians' knowledge of underserved patients: a multi-institutional survey
    Mark L Wieland
    Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 85:728-33. 2010
    ..To measure actual and perceived resident physician knowledge of underserved patient populations...
  35. pmc The preferences of adult outpatients in medical or dental care settings for giving saliva, urine or blood for clinical testing
    Sreenivas Koka
    Department of Dental Specialties, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 139:735-40. 2008
    ..These preferences, however, are unknown. The authors assessed patients' preferences for the collection of saliva, urine and blood as diagnostic fluids...
  36. pmc Development and initial testing of a new socioeconomic status measure based on housing data
    Young J Juhn
    Division of Community Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Urban Health 88:933-44. 2011
    ..HOUSES may be a useful surrogate measure of individual SES in epidemiologic research, especially when SES measures for individuals are not available...
  37. ncbi request reprint The Mayo Clinic Biobank: a building block for individualized medicine
    Janet E Olson
    Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 88:952-62. 2013
    ..To report the design and implementation of the first 3 years of enrollment of the Mayo Clinic Biobank...
  38. pmc Healthy women's motivators and barriers to participation in a breast cancer cohort study: a qualitative study
    Pamela S Sinicrope
    Behavioral Health Program, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:484-93. 2009
    ..These women would then be followed up long term for breast cancer incidence and mortality...
  39. ncbi request reprint An assessment of the association between smoking status, pain intensity, and functional interference in patients with chronic pain
    Toby N Weingarten
    Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Pain Physician 11:643-53. 2008
    ..Current smoking is associated with less favorable clinical presentations...
  40. pmc Getting physicians to respond: the impact of incentive type and timing on physician survey response rates
    Katherine M James
    Mayo Clinic, 200 1st Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:232-42. 2011
    ..To study the effects of payment timing, form of payment, and requiring a social security number (SSN) on survey response rates...
  41. pmc State efforts to measure the health care safety net
    Lynn A Blewett
    State Health Access Data Assistance Center SHADAC, Division of Health Services Research and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Public Health Rep 119:125-35. 2004
    ....
  42. doi request reprint Influenza vaccination among registered nurses: information receipt, knowledge, and decision-making at an institution with a multifaceted educational program
    Cori L Ofstead
    Mayo Clinic Vaccine Research Group, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:99-106. 2008
    ..To evaluate the receipt of information and knowledge about influenza and vaccination, as well as influenza vaccination status and reasons for declining vaccination, among registered nurses...
  43. doi request reprint The Mayo Dysphagia Questionnaire-30: documentation of reliability and validity of a tool for interventional trials in adults with esophageal disease
    Judith McElhiney
    Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Dysphagia 25:221-30. 2010
    ..Individual item percent agreement was generally very good to excellent. Internal consistency was excellent. We conclude that the MDQ-30 is an easy-to-complete tool to evaluate reliably dysphagia symptoms over the last 30 days...
  44. ncbi request reprint Evaluating behavioral health services in Minnesota's Medicaid population using the Experience of Care and Health Outcomes (ECHO) Survey
    Timothy J Beebe
    University of Minnesota, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 14:608-21. 2003
    ..Access to services and functional improvements were rated less favorably than communication with clinicians and the effects of treatment. Ratings within certain domains varied by age, race, education, and region...
  45. ncbi request reprint Are surname telephone oversamples an efficient way to better understand the health and healthcare of minority group members?
    Michael Davern
    State Health Access Data Assistance Center, University of Minnesota, 2221 University Avenue S E 345, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Med Care 45:1098-104. 2007
    ..This article considers the sample design efficiency in the use of Hispanic, Hmong, and Asian surname samples...
  46. pmc The effect of income question design in health surveys on family income, poverty and eligibility estimates
    Michael Davern
    State Health Access Data Assistance Center, University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, 2921 University Avenue, Suite 345, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1534-52. 2005
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint The adolescent health review: test of a computerized screening tool in school-based clinics
    Patricia A Harrison
    Minneapolis Dept of Health and Family Support, 250 South Fourth St, Suite 510, Minneapolis, MN 55415 1384, USA
    J Sch Health 73:15-20. 2003
    ..Providers benefited from the opportunity to discuss risks with patients by using the printed reports to facilitate conversation and develop health care plans...
  48. pmc Agreement between self-reported and administrative race and ethnicity data among Medicaid enrollees in Minnesota
    Donna D McAlpine
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware Street SE, MMC 729, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:2373-88. 2007
    ..Level of agreement and the demographic and health-related characteristics associated with misclassification on the administrative measure are examined...
  49. ncbi request reprint Heightened vulnerability and increased risk-taking among adolescent chat room users: results from a statewide school survey
    Timothy J Beebe
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:116-23. 2004
    ..To profile adolescent Internet chat room users in terms of demographic characteristics, psychological and environmental factors, and behavioral risk factors...
  50. ncbi request reprint How much health insurance is enough? Revisiting the concept of underinsurance
    Lynn A Blewett
    University of Minnesota, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 63:663-700. 2006
    ..We recommend a national effort to develop a consistent approach to monitor changes in the economic and structural dimensions of health insurance coverage with a concerted effort to define and measure underinsurance...