Marilyn Schapira

Summary

Affiliation: Medical College of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Underutilization of mammography in older breast cancer survivors
    M M Schapira
    Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA
    Med Care 38:281-9. 2000
  2. doi request reprint The relationship of health numeracy to cancer screening
    Marilyn M Schapira
    Center for Patient Care and Outcomes Research Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226 0509, USA
    J Cancer Educ 26:103-10. 2011
  3. pmc Evaluating existing measures of health numeracy using item response theory
    Marilyn M Schapira
    Center for Patient Care and Outcomes Research, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 75:308-14. 2009
  4. doi request reprint A framework for health numeracy: how patients use quantitative skills in health care
    Marilyn M Schapira
    Patient Care and Outcomes Research Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226 0509, USA
    J Health Commun 13:501-17. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Decision-making at menopause: a randomized controlled trial of a computer-based hormone therapy decision-aid
    Marilyn M Schapira
    The Clement J Zablocki VA Medical Center, The Division of General Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Wisconsin, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 67:100-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The influence of graphic format on breast cancer risk communication
    Marilyn M Schapira
    General Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    J Health Commun 11:569-82. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Agreement between scales in the measurement of breast cancer risk perceptions
    Marilyn M Schapira
    Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
    Risk Anal 24:665-73. 2004
  8. pmc The meaning of numbers in health: exploring health numeracy in a Mexican-American population
    Marilyn M Schapira
    The Center for Patient Care and Outcomes Research, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 63226 0509, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:705-11. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint The effect of an illustrated pamphlet decision-aid on the use of prostate cancer screening tests
    M M Schapira
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Clement J Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Milwaukee 53295 1000, USA
    J Fam Pract 49:418-24. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Menopausal hormone therapy decisions: insights from a multi-attribute model
    Marilyn M Schapira
    Department of Medicine, Clement J Zablocki VA Medical Center and the Medical College of Wisconsin, Froedtert East Office Building, Suite 4200, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 52:89-95. 2004

Research Grants

  1. ESTABLISHING A LINK BETWEEN NUMERACY AND HEALTH
    Marilyn Schapira; Fiscal Year: 2005
  2. The Development of a Health Numeracy Measure
    Marilyn Schapira; Fiscal Year: 2009

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Underutilization of mammography in older breast cancer survivors
    M M Schapira
    Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA
    Med Care 38:281-9. 2000
    ..Annual mammography is recommended for all breast cancer survivors...
  2. doi request reprint The relationship of health numeracy to cancer screening
    Marilyn M Schapira
    Center for Patient Care and Outcomes Research Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226 0509, USA
    J Cancer Educ 26:103-10. 2011
    ..06, 95% CI 1.02-1.08) and decreased perceived barriers (RR 0.93, 95% CI 0.92-0.95) were associated with increased screening rates. In conclusion, health numeracy was not predictive of cancer screening among a primary care population...
  3. pmc Evaluating existing measures of health numeracy using item response theory
    Marilyn M Schapira
    Center for Patient Care and Outcomes Research, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 75:308-14. 2009
    ..To evaluate existing measures of health numeracy using item response theory (IRT)...
  4. doi request reprint A framework for health numeracy: how patients use quantitative skills in health care
    Marilyn M Schapira
    Patient Care and Outcomes Research Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226 0509, USA
    J Health Commun 13:501-17. 2008
    ..We conclude that health numeracy is a multifaceted construct that includes applied and interpretive components and is influenced by patient affect...
  5. ncbi request reprint Decision-making at menopause: a randomized controlled trial of a computer-based hormone therapy decision-aid
    Marilyn M Schapira
    The Clement J Zablocki VA Medical Center, The Division of General Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Wisconsin, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 67:100-7. 2007
    ..Decision-making at menopause remains a challenge for women and their health care providers as the paradigm for hormone therapy continues to evolve. The role of decision-support for this process remains to be defined...
  6. ncbi request reprint The influence of graphic format on breast cancer risk communication
    Marilyn M Schapira
    General Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    J Health Commun 11:569-82. 2006
    ..001). In conclusion, elements of graphic format used to convey quantitative risk information effects key domains of risk perception. One must be cognizant of these effects when designing risk communication strategies...
  7. ncbi request reprint Agreement between scales in the measurement of breast cancer risk perceptions
    Marilyn M Schapira
    Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
    Risk Anal 24:665-73. 2004
    ..37). We report disagreement in breast cancer risk perceptions when measured by a frequency and a percentage scale. The accuracy and direction of bias associated with each scale varies according to the time frame of risk being assessed...
  8. pmc The meaning of numbers in health: exploring health numeracy in a Mexican-American population
    Marilyn M Schapira
    The Center for Patient Care and Outcomes Research, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 63226 0509, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:705-11. 2011
    ..Health numeracy can be defined as the ability to use numeric information in the context of health. The interpretation and application of numbers in health may vary across cultural groups...
  9. ncbi request reprint The effect of an illustrated pamphlet decision-aid on the use of prostate cancer screening tests
    M M Schapira
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Clement J Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Milwaukee 53295 1000, USA
    J Fam Pract 49:418-24. 2000
    ..Our goal was to test the effect of a prostate cancer screening decision-aid on patients' knowledge, beliefs, and use of prostate cancer screening tests...
  10. ncbi request reprint Menopausal hormone therapy decisions: insights from a multi-attribute model
    Marilyn M Schapira
    Department of Medicine, Clement J Zablocki VA Medical Center and the Medical College of Wisconsin, Froedtert East Office Building, Suite 4200, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 52:89-95. 2004
    ..Linear regression methods were used to identify the utilities most predictive of current HRT use. The decision model provided insight regarding how personal expectations and values influence HRT use...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of treatment on quality of life among men with clinically localized prostate cancer
    M M Schapira
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 53226 3512, USA
    Med Care 39:243-53. 2001
    ..Quality-of-life outcomes are an important consideration for patients evaluating therapeutic options for localized prostate cancer...
  12. ncbi request reprint Frequency or probability? A qualitative study of risk communication formats used in health care
    M M Schapira
    Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 53226, USA
    Med Decis Making 21:459-67. 2001
    ..The communication of probabilistic outcomes is an essential aspect of shared medical decision making...
  13. doi request reprint Work hour rules and contributors to patient care mistakes: a focus group study with internal medicine residents
    Kathlyn E Fletcher
    Clement J Zablocki VA Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53295, USA
    J Hosp Med 3:228-37. 2008
    ..The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) instituted work hour limitations to fill one such hole by reducing resident fatigue...
  14. ncbi request reprint A randomized study of the effect of 5-year and lifetime hip fracture risk information on physician recommendations for management of low bone density
    Joan M Neuner
    Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    J Clin Densitom 10:370-5. 2007
    ..A BMD report including absolute hip fracture risk estimates did not change treatment recommendations...
  15. ncbi request reprint Methodological issues in the use of administrative claims data to study surveillance after cancer treatment
    Ann Butler Nattinger
    Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Med Care 40:IV-69-74. 2002
    ..Administrative claims databases linked to tumor registry data provide an excellent opportunity for studying the follow-up care of cancer patients...
  16. doi request reprint It's the writing on the wall: Whiteboards improve inpatient satisfaction with provider communication
    Siddhartha Singh
    Clinical Cancer Center, 5th Floor, Division of General Internal Medicine, Froedtert and The Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Am J Med Qual 26:127-31. 2011
    ..There was no secular trend, and the authors excluded a trend in overall patient satisfaction. Whiteboards could be a simple and effective tool to increase inpatient satisfaction with communication...
  17. pmc Predictors of pessimistic breast cancer risk perceptions in a primary care population
    Susan L Davids
    Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:310-5. 2004
    ..To identify sociodemographic characteristics, numeracy level, and breast cancer risk factors that are independently associated with the accuracy of lifetime and 5-year breast cancer risk perceptions...
  18. pmc How do hospitalized patients feel about resident work hours, fatigue, and discontinuity of care?
    Kathlyn E Fletcher
    Clement J Zablocki VAMC, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:623-8. 2008
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  19. pmc Black-white differences in risk perceptions of breast cancer survival and screening mammography benefit
    David A Haggstrom
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:371-7. 2006
    ..Given differences in cancer survival by race, black women may differ from white women in breast cancer risk perceptions...

Research Grants5

  1. ESTABLISHING A LINK BETWEEN NUMERACY AND HEALTH
    Marilyn Schapira; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The findings will have implications for the role of mathematics in education and the potential role of interventions to improve numeracy among adults. ..
  2. The Development of a Health Numeracy Measure
    Marilyn Schapira; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..d. Criterion validity will be tested by evaluating the association of scores on the NUMi with the Medical Data Interpretation Test, the adoption of health protective behaviors, and perceived health. ..