E M Andresen

Summary

Affiliation: Saint Louis University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life outcomes measures
    E M Andresen
    Department of Community Health, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, MO 63108, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 81:S30-45. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Provider perceptions of child deaths
    Elena M Andresen
    Department of Community Health, Salus Center, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, MO 63104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:430-5. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Public health surveillance of low-frequency populations
    Elena M Andresen
    School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104 1314, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 25:25-52. 2004
  4. pmc Retest reliability of surveillance questions on health related quality of life
    E M Andresen
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, Department of Community Health, Salus Center, St Louis, MO 63104 1399, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:339-43. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Proxy reliability: health-related quality of life (HRQoL) measures for people with disability
    E M Andresen
    Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, MO 63104, USA
    Qual Life Res 10:609-19. 2001
  6. pmc Reliability and validity of disability questions for US Census 2000
    E M Andresen
    Department of Community Health, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, MO 63108, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:1297-9. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Criteria for assessing the tools of disability outcomes research
    E M Andresen
    Department of Community Health, Saint Louis University University School of Public Health, MO 63108, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 81:S15-20. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Limitations of the SF-36 in a sample of nursing home residents
    E M Andresen
    Department of Community Health, St Louis University School of Public Health, MO 63108, USA
    Age Ageing 28:562-6. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Disability outcomes research: why this supplement, on this topic, at this time?
    E M Andresen
    Department of Community Health, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, MO 63108, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 81:S1-4. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinically relevant levels of depressive symptoms in community-dwelling middle-aged African Americans
    Douglas K Miller
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:741-8. 2004

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life outcomes measures
    E M Andresen
    Department of Community Health, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, MO 63108, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 81:S30-45. 2000
    ..To review critically the features of measures of generic health-related quality of life (HRQOL) for disability outcomes research...
  2. ncbi request reprint Provider perceptions of child deaths
    Elena M Andresen
    Department of Community Health, Salus Center, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, MO 63104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:430-5. 2004
    ..The components of quality care are less clear, and differences between providers' perception of the quality of death are also not well understood...
  3. ncbi request reprint Public health surveillance of low-frequency populations
    Elena M Andresen
    School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104 1314, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 25:25-52. 2004
    ..We also describe fieldwork issues for reaching and collecting information from special populations. Decisions among methods and solutions may require seeking additional resources for surveillance...
  4. pmc Retest reliability of surveillance questions on health related quality of life
    E M Andresen
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, Department of Community Health, Salus Center, St Louis, MO 63104 1399, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:339-43. 2003
    ..The authors investigated the retest reliability of four HRQoL questions from the US Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Proxy reliability: health-related quality of life (HRQoL) measures for people with disability
    E M Andresen
    Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, MO 63104, USA
    Qual Life Res 10:609-19. 2001
    ..In this study, we compared the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) responses of index PWD to proxies...
  6. pmc Reliability and validity of disability questions for US Census 2000
    E M Andresen
    Department of Community Health, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, MO 63108, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:1297-9. 2000
    ..We investigated the validity and proxy reliability of 7 new disability questions from the 2000 US census ("Census 2000")...
  7. ncbi request reprint Criteria for assessing the tools of disability outcomes research
    E M Andresen
    Department of Community Health, Saint Louis University University School of Public Health, MO 63108, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 81:S15-20. 2000
    ..Special consideration is needed for generic instruments that may be poorly scaled for disability research. Pragmatic aspects of data collection, including acceptability and disability accommodation, also are recommended...
  8. ncbi request reprint Limitations of the SF-36 in a sample of nursing home residents
    E M Andresen
    Department of Community Health, St Louis University School of Public Health, MO 63108, USA
    Age Ageing 28:562-6. 1999
    ..to assess test characteristics of the Medical Outcomes Study SF-36 (Short-Form 36) with residents of nursing homes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Disability outcomes research: why this supplement, on this topic, at this time?
    E M Andresen
    Department of Community Health, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, MO 63108, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 81:S1-4. 2000
    ..The future includes expansion of the framework that defined disability and evolution of the methods for the research itself...
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinically relevant levels of depressive symptoms in community-dwelling middle-aged African Americans
    Douglas K Miller
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:741-8. 2004
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  11. ncbi request reprint The effect of adverse housing and neighborhood conditions on the development of diabetes mellitus among middle-aged African Americans
    Mario Schootman
    Department of Medicine and Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:379-87. 2007
    ..Poor housing conditions appear to be an independent contributor to the risk of incident diabetes in urban, middle-aged African Americans...
  12. ncbi request reprint Selecting a generic measure of health-related quality of life for use among older adults. A comparison of candidate instruments
    E M Andresen
    Department of Community Health, St Louis University School of Public Health, MO 63108, USA
    Eval Health Prof 21:244-64. 1998
    ..These results demonstrate the relative scaling limits, especially the ceiling effect, of the SIP compared to the SF-36, and in general, the SF-36 is preferred for use among community-living older adults...
  13. ncbi request reprint Race differences in diagnosis and surgery for occupational low back injuries
    John T Chibnall
    Department of Psychiatry, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1272-5. 2006
    ..Population-based telephone survey in Missouri...
  14. pmc Correlates of physical activity for adults with disability
    Sarah E Boslaugh
    Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8208, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A78. 2006
    ..This study was designed to determine factors that influence the physical activity level of adults with disability as identified in a large representative sample of U.S. adults...
  15. ncbi request reprint Clinical and social predictors of application for social security disability insurance by workers' compensation claimants with low back pain
    John T Chibnall
    Department of Psychiatry, St Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:733-40. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to identify clinical and social predictors of application for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) in workers' compensation claimants with low back pain...
  16. pmc Neighbourhood environment and the incidence of depressive symptoms among middle-aged African Americans
    Mario Schootman
    Department of Medicine and Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:527-32. 2007
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  17. ncbi request reprint Mortality risk in older inner-city African Americans
    Theodore K Malmstrom
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1049-55. 2007
    ..To investigate mortality risks in a sample of poor, inner-city-dwelling, older African Americans...
  18. ncbi request reprint Disability determination: validity with occupational low back pain
    Raymond C Tait
    Department of Psychiatry, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    J Pain 7:951-7. 2006
    ..Together, these results raise questions about social justice in the management of occupational back pain, as well as the validity of associated disability determination processes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Fear of falling and related activity restriction among middle-aged African Americans
    Margaret Mary G Wilson
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, St Louis University School of Medicine, 1402 S Grand Blvd, M238, St Louis, Missouri 53104, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:355-60. 2005
    ..The prevalence of fear of falling and related activity restriction, and their joint distribution with falls and falls efficacy, have been inadequately addressed in population-based studies of middle-aged and African-American groups...
  20. doi request reprint Urinary and fecal incontinence and quality of life in African Americans
    Theodore K Malmstrom
    Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1941-5. 2010
    ..To investigate associations between quality of life (QoL) and incontinence in a population-based African-American sample...
  21. ncbi request reprint Race and socioeconomic differences in post-settlement outcomes for African American and Caucasian Workers' Compensation claimants with low back injuries
    John T Chibnall
    Department of Psychiatry, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 1221 S Grand Blvd St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Pain 114:462-72. 2005
    ..Mechanisms to explain these associations are discussed, including patient-level, provider-level, legal, and Workers' Compensation system-level factors...
  22. ncbi request reprint Parents' assessment of quality of care and grief following a child's death
    Grace A Seecharan
    Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:515-20. 2004
    ..Deaths among children are rare, but the effect on family members is profound. Compared with adult deaths, information about grief, recovery, and quality of care is sparse...
  23. ncbi request reprint Cognitive ability and physical performance in middle-aged African Americans
    Theodore K Malmstrom
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:997-1001. 2005
    ..To investigate the association between cognitive ability and physical performance in a population-based sample of middle-aged African Americans...
  24. ncbi request reprint Management of occupational back injuries: differences among African Americans and Caucasians
    Raymond C Tait
    Department of Psychiatry, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 1221 S Grand Blvd, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Pain 112:389-96. 2004
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Inner city, middle-aged African Americans have excess frank and subclinical disability
    Douglas K Miller
    School of Medicine, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:207-12. 2005
    ..Healthy People 2010 seeks to decrease or eliminate the health disparities experienced by disadvantaged minority groups...
  26. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood conditions and risk of incident lower-body functional limitations among middle-aged African Americans
    Mario Schootman
    Department of Medicine and Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:450-8. 2006
    ..01 (fair/poor noise level). Sensitivity analyses showed the robustness of the findings. Poor neighborhood conditions appear to be an independent contributor to the risk of incident LBFLs in middle-aged African Americans...
  27. ncbi request reprint Depression measures in outcomes research
    V J Vahle
    Department of Community Health, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, MO 63108, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 81:S53-62. 2000
    ..To review critically the measures used to screen for depression for disability outcomes research and to recommend measures and needed research...
  28. ncbi request reprint The future (history) of socioeconomic measurement and implications for improving health outcomes among African Americans
    Elena M Andresen
    Department of Community Health, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, Missouri, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1345-50. 2005
    ....
  29. pmc Lack of insurance coverage and urgent care use for asthma: a retrospective cohort study
    Barry P Markovitz
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:14. 2006
    ..Inadequate health care coverage has been associated with more frequent and severe exacerbations of the disease. We examined the relationship between adequacy of health care coverage and use of emergent care of adults with asthma...
  30. ncbi request reprint The SIP68: an abbreviated sickness impact profile for disability outcomes research
    Upasana Nanda
    Department of Community Health, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, Salus Center, 3545 Lafayette Ave Suite 300, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Qual Life Res 12:583-95. 2003
    ..However, 36 additional items were retained that are not part of the SIP68. Overall, the SIP68 shows promise for use as a disability outcomes tool...
  31. pmc Meeting the health care needs of persons with disabilities
    Carolyn M Clancy
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Saint Louis University, USA
    Milbank Q 80:381-91. 2002
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Four-year lower extremity disability trajectories among African American men and women
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    Iowa City Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:525-30. 2007
    ..We examined 4-year lower extremity disability trajectories...
  33. pmc Rating neighborhoods for older adult health: results from the African American Health study
    Elena M Andresen
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida Health Sciences Center, PO Box 100231 Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:35. 2008
    ..Social theories suggest that neighborhood quality affects health. Observer ratings of neighborhoods should be subjected to psychometric tests...
  34. ncbi request reprint Adverse outcomes and correlates of change in the Short Physical Performance Battery over 36 months in the African American health project
    Douglas K Miller
    Center for Aging Research, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN 46202 3012, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:487-94. 2008
    ..Moreover, factors associated with changes in SPPB over time have not been reported...
  35. ncbi request reprint Effect of subclinical status in functional limitation and disability on adverse health outcomes 3 years later
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    Iowa City VAMC, Iowa, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:101-6. 2007
    ..This article examines the effect of self-reported, baseline subclinical status (i.e., independent but adaptive performance) for functional limitation and disability on adverse health outcomes...
  36. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional and longitudinal risk factors for falls, fear of falling, and falls efficacy in a cohort of middle-aged African Americans
    Elena M Andresen
    Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center, Research Services, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Gerontologist 46:249-57. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to cross-sectionally and longitudinally identify risk factors for falls, fear of falling, and falls efficacy in late-middle-aged African Americans...
  37. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of observer ratings of neighborhoods
    Elena M Andresen
    Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center RORC, North Florida South Georgia VHS, Gainesville, FL, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida, P O Box 10082, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0182, USA
    J Aging Health 18:28-36. 2006
    ..The objectives were to examine the validity and reliability of a five-item neighborhood measurement scale...
  38. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in middle-aged African Americans
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 59:S118-23. 2004
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Retest reliability of self-reported function, self-care, and disease history
    Elena M Andresen
    Department of Health Services Research, Management, and Policy, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida Health Sciences Center, Gainesville, FL 32610 0195, USA
    Med Care 43:93-7. 2005
    ..However, compared with objective data based on physiologic or laboratory tests, self-reports may suffer from lower accuracy and reliability. In addition, few reports examine reliability in population subgroups, such as black adults...
  40. ncbi request reprint Further evidence for the importance of subclinical functional limitation and subclinical disability assessment in gerontology and geriatrics
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    University of Iowa, and Iowa City Veterans Administration Medical Center, IA, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:S146-51. 2005
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Measuring health-related quality of life for persons with mobility impairments: an enabled version of the short-form 36 (SF-36E)
    Katherine Froehlich-Grobe
    Gerontology Center, The University of Kansas, 1000 Sunnyside, Dole 3090, Lawrence, KS 66045 7555, USA
    Qual Life Res 17:751-70. 2008
    ..Examine psychometric properties of the SF-36 and SF-36E for mobility-impaired individuals and assess whether the SF-36E yields higher health-related quality-of-life scores...
  42. pmc Self-rated health: changes, trajectories, and their antecedents among African Americans
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    Iowa City VA Medical Center and College of Public Health, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, E 205 General Hospital, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Aging Health 20:143-58. 2008
    ..Little is known about changes in self-rated health (SRH) among African Americans...
  43. pmc Age at disability onset and self-reported health status
    Eric W Jamoom
    College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida, PO Box 100231 Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:10. 2008
    ..Because both factors are related to health status and the influence of the age at disability onset on health status is unclear, we examined the relationship between disability onset and health status...
  44. ncbi request reprint Test-retest reliability of subclinical status for functional limitation and disability
    Douglas K Miller
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, 1050 Wishard Blvd, RG 6, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:S52-6. 2006
    ..We evaluated the reproducibility of measuring subclinical status in a random subset of 92 community-dwelling St. Louis African Americans aged 49 to 65 years old...
  45. ncbi request reprint Response shift theory: important implications for measuring quality of life in people with disability
    Carolyn E Schwartz
    DeltaQuest Foundation Inc, Concord, MA 01742, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:529-36. 2007
    ..We then submit a set of suggested directions for future measurement development in populations with disabilities that consider these distinctions and extend their use in future measurement developments...