Affiliation: Medical College of Wisconsin
- Underutilization of mammography in older breast cancer survivorsM 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...
- The relationship of health numeracy to cancer screeningMarilyn 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...
- Evaluating existing measures of health numeracy using item response theoryMarilyn 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)...
- A framework for health numeracy: how patients use quantitative skills in health careMarilyn 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...
- Decision-making at menopause: a randomized controlled trial of a computer-based hormone therapy decision-aidMarilyn 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...
- The influence of graphic format on breast cancer risk communicationMarilyn 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...
- Agreement between scales in the measurement of breast cancer risk perceptionsMarilyn 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...
- The meaning of numbers in health: exploring health numeracy in a Mexican-American populationMarilyn 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...
- The effect of an illustrated pamphlet decision-aid on the use of prostate cancer screening testsM 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...
- Menopausal hormone therapy decisions: insights from a multi-attribute modelMarilyn 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...
- Effect of treatment on quality of life among men with clinically localized prostate cancerM 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...
- Frequency or probability? A qualitative study of risk communication formats used in health careM 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...
- Work hour rules and contributors to patient care mistakes: a focus group study with internal medicine residentsKathlyn 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...
- A randomized study of the effect of 5-year and lifetime hip fracture risk information on physician recommendations for management of low bone densityJoan 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...
- Methodological issues in the use of administrative claims data to study surveillance after cancer treatmentAnn 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...
- It's the writing on the wall: Whiteboards improve inpatient satisfaction with provider communicationSiddhartha 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...
- Predictors of pessimistic breast cancer risk perceptions in a primary care populationSusan 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...
- 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....
- Black-white differences in risk perceptions of breast cancer survival and screening mammography benefitDavid 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...
- ESTABLISHING A LINK BETWEEN NUMERACY AND HEALTHMarilyn 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. ..
- The Development of a Health Numeracy MeasureMarilyn 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. ..