K A Kaphingst

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Comprehension of information in three direct-to-consumer television prescription drug advertisements among adults with limited literacy
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Division of Population Science, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Health Commun 10:609-19. 2005
  2. pmc Testing the effects of educational strategies on comprehension of a genomic concept using virtual reality technology
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 77:224-30. 2009
  3. pmc Testing communication strategies to convey genomic concepts using virtual reality technology
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Health Commun 14:384-99. 2009
  4. pmc Body mass index, physical activity, and dietary behaviors among members of an urban community fitness center: a questionnaire survey
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMC Public Health 7:181. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of intervention dose on cancer-related health behaviors among working-class, multiethnic, community health center patients
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    National Human Genome Research Institute, Social and Behavioral Research Branch, 2 Center Drive, MSC 0249, Building 2, Room 4E30, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:262-6. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Views of female breast cancer patients who donated biologic samples regarding storage and use of samples for genetic research
    K A Kaphingst
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Genet 69:393-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Accessibility of web sites containing colorectal cancer information to adults with limited literacy (United States)
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:147-51. 2006
  8. pmc Beliefs about heritability of cancer and health information seeking and preventive behaviors
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 2073, USA
    J Cancer Educ 24:351-6. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of participants in a cancer prevention intervention designed for multiethnic workers in small manufacturing worksites
    Mary K Hunt
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:33-7. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint A content analysis of direct-to-consumer television prescription drug advertisements
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Department of Society, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115 6084, USA
    J Health Commun 9:515-28. 2004

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Comprehension of information in three direct-to-consumer television prescription drug advertisements among adults with limited literacy
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Division of Population Science, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Health Commun 10:609-19. 2005
    ..other) and channel (text vs. audio) predicted comprehension. There was a significant interaction effect for literacy and place of birth. Our results suggest key areas for future research on comprehension of DTC advertising...
  2. pmc Testing the effects of educational strategies on comprehension of a genomic concept using virtual reality technology
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 77:224-30. 2009
    ..This experimental study examined the effect of learning mode on comprehension of a genomic concept...
  3. pmc Testing communication strategies to convey genomic concepts using virtual reality technology
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Health Commun 14:384-99. 2009
    ..The findings also indicated that less complex metaphors might convey abstract concepts more effectively...
  4. pmc Body mass index, physical activity, and dietary behaviors among members of an urban community fitness center: a questionnaire survey
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMC Public Health 7:181. 2007
    ..Community focused wellness organizations, such as YMCAs, could provide a unique channel with which to reach such populations. This study assessed health behaviors and related characteristics of members of an urban YMCA facility...
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of intervention dose on cancer-related health behaviors among working-class, multiethnic, community health center patients
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    National Human Genome Research Institute, Social and Behavioral Research Branch, 2 Center Drive, MSC 0249, Building 2, Room 4E30, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:262-6. 2007
    ..DESIGN. Analysis of intervention condition participant data from a randomized controlled trial...
  6. ncbi request reprint Views of female breast cancer patients who donated biologic samples regarding storage and use of samples for genetic research
    K A Kaphingst
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Genet 69:393-8. 2006
    ..Further research with different and diverse patient populations is critical to establishing an appropriate balance between protecting the rights of human subjects in genetic research and allowing research to progress...
  7. ncbi request reprint Accessibility of web sites containing colorectal cancer information to adults with limited literacy (United States)
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:147-51. 2006
    ..Little research, however, has systematically examined factors other than writing style related to the reading difficulty of cancer information on the Internet. In the present study we assessed the reading difficulty of 19 CRC Web sites...
  8. pmc Beliefs about heritability of cancer and health information seeking and preventive behaviors
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 2073, USA
    J Cancer Educ 24:351-6. 2009
    ..Individuals' beliefs about cancer heritability could affect their health information seeking and health behaviors...
  9. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of participants in a cancer prevention intervention designed for multiethnic workers in small manufacturing worksites
    Mary K Hunt
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:33-7. 2007
    ..These characteristics included sociodemographic variables, mediating mechanisms, and modifying conditions...
  10. ncbi request reprint A content analysis of direct-to-consumer television prescription drug advertisements
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Department of Society, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115 6084, USA
    J Health Commun 9:515-28. 2004
    ..Overall, our results call into question the potential of these ads to educate consumers...
  11. pmc Communicating genetic and genomic information: health literacy and numeracy considerations
    D H Lea
    National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 2070, USA
    Public Health Genomics 14:279-89. 2011
    ..Public health genomics researchers and practitioners are uniquely positioned to engage in research that explores how different audiences react to and use genomic risk information...
  12. doi request reprint Consumers' views of direct-to-consumer genetic information
    Colleen M McBride
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Annu Rev Genomics Hum Genet 11:427-46. 2010
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  13. pmc Presence relates to distinct outcomes in two virtual environments employing different learning modalities
    Susan Persky
    National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Cyberpsychol Behav 12:263-8. 2009
    ..Results demonstrate that presence is not uniformly elicited or effective across immersive VLEs. Educational delivery mode and environment complexity may influence the impact of presence on engagement...
  14. ncbi request reprint Assessing hypothetical scenario methodology in genetic susceptibility testing analog studies: a quantitative review
    Susan Persky
    National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Genet Med 9:727-38. 2007
    ..We recommend strategies for increasing accuracy using hypothetical scenario methodology to examine genetic susceptibility test uptake prediction...
  15. ncbi request reprint Literacy demands of product information intended to supplement television direct-to-consumer prescription drug advertisements
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 55:293-300. 2004
    ..Stronger plain language requirements are recommended. Health care providers should be aware that patients who ask about an advertised drug might not have the full information required to make an informed decision...
  16. doi request reprint The behavioral response to personalized genetic information: will genetic risk profiles motivate individuals and families to choose more healthful behaviors?
    Colleen M McBride
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 31:89-103. 2010
    ..Another promising area for research is consideration of using genetic information to identify risk shared within kinship networks and to expand the influence of behavior change beyond the individual...
  17. pmc Anchoring-and-adjustment bias in communication of disease risk
    Ibrahim Senay
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Med Decis Making 29:193-201. 2009
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  18. ncbi request reprint The educational potential of direct-to-consumer prescription drug advertising
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:143-50. 2004
    ..In response, we make several recommendations to improve the educational quality of DTC advertising, which can be implemented through either voluntary agreements or revised FDA regulations...
  19. pmc Consumers' use of web-based information and their decisions about multiplex genetic susceptibility testing
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Med Internet Res 12:e41. 2010
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  20. pmc Informational content, literacy demands, and usability of websites offering health-related genetic tests directly to consumers
    Christina R Lachance
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Genet Med 12:304-12. 2010
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  21. pmc Patient responses to genetic information: studies of patients with hereditary cancer syndromes identify issues for use of genetic testing in nephrology practice
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Semin Nephrol 30:203-14. 2010
    ..Examining whether and how these prior findings relate to the context of hereditary kidney disease is an important area for future research...