F D Wolinsky

Summary

Affiliation: Saint Louis University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hospitalization for prostate cancer among the older men in the longitudinal study on aging, 1984-1991
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, Missouri 63104 1399, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M115-21. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint The risk of hospitalization for ischemic stroke among older adults
    F D Wolinsky
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, MO 63108 3342, USA
    Med Care 36:449-61. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Changes in the SF-36 in 12 months in a clinical sample of disadvantaged older adults
    F D Wolinsky
    School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, MO 63108 3342, USA
    Med Care 36:1589-98. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Self-rated health and adverse health outcomes: an exploration and refinement of the trajectory hypothesis
    F D Wolinsky
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, Missouri, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 53:S336-40. 1998
  5. ncbi request reprint Generic versus disease-specific health status measures. An example using coronary artery disease and congestive heart failure patients
    F D Wolinsky
    St Louis University, National Archive for Computerized Data on Aging, MO 63108 3342, USA
    Eval Health Prof 21:216-43. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint Rethinking functional limitation pathways
    F D Wolinsky
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, MO 63108 3342, USA
    Gerontologist 40:137-46. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint The risk of hospitalization for acute myocardial infarction among older adults
    F D Wolinsky
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, Missouri 63108 3342, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 54:M254-61. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint 9-11, personal stress, mental health, and sense of control among older adults
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104 1314, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:S146-50. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Age, aging, and the sense of control among older adults: a longitudinal reconsideration
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:S212-20. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Linking clinical relevance and statistical significance in evaluating intra-individual changes in health-related quality of life
    K W Wyrwich
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, MO 63108 3342, USA
    Med Care 37:469-78. 1999

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Publications59

  1. ncbi request reprint Hospitalization for prostate cancer among the older men in the longitudinal study on aging, 1984-1991
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, Missouri 63104 1399, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M115-21. 2002
    ..A secondary analysis of the older men in the Longitudinal Study on Aging (LSOA) used baseline (1984) interview data and Medicare hospital claims for 1984 through 1991...
  2. ncbi request reprint The risk of hospitalization for ischemic stroke among older adults
    F D Wolinsky
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, MO 63108 3342, USA
    Med Care 36:449-61. 1998
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify risk factors for stroke and to estimate their relative importance in a large, nationally representative sample of very old men and women...
  3. ncbi request reprint Changes in the SF-36 in 12 months in a clinical sample of disadvantaged older adults
    F D Wolinsky
    School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, MO 63108 3342, USA
    Med Care 36:1589-98. 1998
    ..The present study assessed changes in the Medical Outcomes Study 36-item short-form health survey (SF-36) during a 12-month period and examined the relation of those changes to selected baseline characteristics...
  4. ncbi request reprint Self-rated health and adverse health outcomes: an exploration and refinement of the trajectory hypothesis
    F D Wolinsky
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, Missouri, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 53:S336-40. 1998
    ..To examine the hypothesis that the relationship between poor self-rated health and adverse health outcomes simply reflects self-assessments of declining health trajectories rather than current health status...
  5. ncbi request reprint Generic versus disease-specific health status measures. An example using coronary artery disease and congestive heart failure patients
    F D Wolinsky
    St Louis University, National Archive for Computerized Data on Aging, MO 63108 3342, USA
    Eval Health Prof 21:216-43. 1998
    ..Although both instruments are appropriate for use among outpatients known to have CAD and/or CHF, the CHQ has significantly better psychometric properties than does the SF-36...
  6. ncbi request reprint Rethinking functional limitation pathways
    F D Wolinsky
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, MO 63108 3342, USA
    Gerontologist 40:137-46. 2000
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  7. ncbi request reprint The risk of hospitalization for acute myocardial infarction among older adults
    F D Wolinsky
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, Missouri 63108 3342, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 54:M254-61. 1999
    ..The purpose of this study was to prospectively examine the risk of hospitalization for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in a large, nationally representative sample of very old men and women...
  8. ncbi request reprint 9-11, personal stress, mental health, and sense of control among older adults
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104 1314, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:S146-50. 2003
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Age, aging, and the sense of control among older adults: a longitudinal reconsideration
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:S212-20. 2003
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Linking clinical relevance and statistical significance in evaluating intra-individual changes in health-related quality of life
    K W Wyrwich
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, MO 63108 3342, USA
    Med Care 37:469-78. 1999
    ..To compare the standard error of measurement (SEM) with established standards for clinically relevant intra-individual change in an evaluation of health-related quality of life...
  11. 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
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Further evidence supporting an SEM-based criterion for identifying meaningful intra-individual changes in health-related quality of life
    K W Wyrwich
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, Missouri 63108 3342, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 52:861-73. 1999
    ..The one-SEM criterion should be explored in other health-related quality of life instruments with established MCIDs...
  13. pmc A comparison of clinically important differences in health-related quality of life for patients with chronic lung disease, asthma, or heart disease
    Kathleen W Wyrwich
    Department of Research Methodology, Saint Louis University, 221 N Grand Avenue, St Louis, MO 63103, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:577-91. 2005
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  14. 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...
  15. pmc Triangulating patient and clinician perspectives on clinically important differences in health-related quality of life among patients with heart disease
    Kathleen W Wyrwich
    Department of Research Methodology, Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:2257-74; discussion 2294-323. 2007
    ..To use triangulation methodology to better understand clinically important differences (CIDs) in the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of patients with heart disease...
  16. ncbi request reprint Clinically important differences in health-related quality of life for patients with asthma: an expert consensus panel report
    Kathleen W Wyrwich
    Saint Louis University Department of Research Methodology, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 91:148-53. 2003
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Interpreting quality-of-life data: methods for community consensus in asthma
    Kathleen W Wyrwich
    Department of Research Methodology, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 96:826-33. 2006
    ..Change in health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is an important outcome in asthma treatment. Patient and provider consensus on how to determine thresholds for identifying important improvements and declines, however, has not been achieved...
  18. 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...
  19. pmc Measuring patient and clinician perspectives to evaluate change in health-related quality of life among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Kathleen W Wyrwich
    Research Methodology and Health Services Research, Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:161-70. 2007
    ..However, there is a lack of consensus regarding which HRQoL outcome measures are appropriate to assess, and how much change on those measures depict significant HRQoL improvement...
  20. 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...
  21. 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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  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint A comparison of traditional and Rasch cut points for assessing clinically important change in health-related quality of life among patients with asthma
    Stacie M Metz
    School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, Salus Center 391 I, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Qual Life Res 15:1639-49. 2006
    ....
  25. pmc Clinically important changes in health-related quality of life for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: an expert consensus panel report
    Kathleen W Wyrwich
    Saint Louis University, Department of Research Methodology, School of Public Health, St Louis, MO 63103, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:196-202. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to establish clinically important difference standards from the physician's perspective for use of 2 HRQoL measures among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Clinically important differences in health status for patients with heart disease: an expert consensus panel report
    Kathleen W Wyrwich
    Department of Research Methodology, Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO 63103, USA
    Am Heart J 147:615-22. 2004
    ..No important difference standards for the SF-36 have been published for patients with heart disease. This development of CIDs would facilitate the use of health status measures in daily clinical decision-making...
  27. ncbi request reprint Using the standard error of measurement to identify important changes on the Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire
    Kathleen W Wyrwich
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO 63104 1399, USA
    Qual Life Res 11:1-7. 2002
    ..To establish a link between the minimal important difference (MID) and the standard error of measurement (SEM) for all responsive dimensions of the Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire (AQLQ)...
  28. 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, disability, and the risk of hospitalization for breast cancer among older women
    K W Wyrwich
    School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, Missouri 63108 3342, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M418-21. 2000
    ..4. 95% confidence interval [CI] 0.2-0.9). Because of the intriguing nature of that association, those investigators urged replication before drawing any conclusions...
  30. ncbi request reprint Age and the sense of control among older adults
    F D Wolinsky
    School of Public Health, Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center, MO 63108 3342, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 51:S217-20. 1996
    ..100), perceived health (.082), and being Catholic (.068). Future research should focus on the inflection point in the relationship between age and the sense of control that apparently occurs at about 50 years of age...
  31. 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...
  32. ncbi request reprint The ACTIVE cognitive training trial and health-related quality of life: protection that lasts for 5 years
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    Center for Research in the Implementation of Innovative Strategies in Practice, VA Iowa City Health Care System, Iowa, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:1324-9. 2006
    ....
  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. pmc Self-rated health trajectories and mortality among older adults
    Thomas R Miller
    Department of Health Management and Policy, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:S22-7. 2007
    ..For this article, we evaluated whether measures of prior self-rated health (SRH) trajectories had associations with subsequent mortality that were independent of current SRH assessment and other covariates...
  35. ncbi request reprint Weight and depressive symptoms in older adults: direction of influence?
    Valerie L Forman-Hoffman
    Center for Research in the Implementation of Innovative Stategies in Practice, Iowa City Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, Iowa, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:S43-51. 2007
    ..We used separate cross-lagged models for men and women in order to study the impact of weight change on subsequent increases in depressive symptoms 2 years later and vice versa...
  36. 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...
  37. ncbi request reprint Validity of patient-reported health-related quality of life global ratings of change using structural equation modeling
    Stacie M Metz
    Department of Health, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19383, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:1193-202. 2007
    ..Although this approach may be preferred, the validity of the anchor-based approach is currently under scrutiny...
  38. pmc Can computer-generated evidence-based care suggestions enhance evidence-based management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease? A randomized, controlled trial
    William M Tierney
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, M200 OPW, Wishard Memorial Hospital, 1001 West 10th St, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:477-97. 2005
    ..Translation of evidence-based guidelines into clinical practice has been inconsistent. We performed a randomized, controlled trial of guideline-based care suggestions delivered to physicians when writing orders on computer workstations...
  39. ncbi request reprint Test-retest reliability of the Mirowsky-Ross 2 x 2 Index of the Sense of Control
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    College of Public Health, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, E 205 General Hospital, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Psychol Rep 94:725-32. 2004
    ..Thus, this sense of control measure has acceptable test-retest reliability and is appropriate for use in longitudinal research...
  40. 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...
  41. 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
    ....
  42. 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...
  43. pmc Physician-estimated disease severity in patients with chronic heart or lung disease: a cross-sectional analysis
    Kurt Kroenke
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Regenstrief Institute, 1059 Wishard Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:60. 2006
    ..We evaluated how well physicians' global estimates of disease severity correspond to more specific physician-rated disease variables as well as patients' self-rated health and other patient variables...
  44. 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
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Does more health care improve health among older adults? A longitudinal analysis
    Ezra Golberstein
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Aging Health 19:888-906. 2007
    ..This research assesses the association of health services use with subsequent physical health among older Americans, adjusting for the confounding between health care use and prior health...
  46. 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...
  47. ncbi request reprint The effect of adult day care services on time to nursing home placement in older adults with Alzheimer's disease
    Judith J McCann
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Gerontologist 45:754-63. 2005
    ..This longitudinal study examined whether the use of adult day care services delayed time to nursing home placement in persons with Alzheimer's disease...
  48. pmc Effects of computerized guidelines for managing heart disease in primary care
    William M Tierney
    Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:967-76. 2003
    ..Electronic information systems have been proposed as one means to reduce medical errors of commission (doing the wrong thing) and omission (not providing indicated care)...
  49. 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...
  50. ncbi request reprint Retirement and weight changes among men and women in the health and retirement study
    Valerie L Forman-Hoffman
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:S146-53. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether retirement was associated with either weight gain or weight loss...
  51. pmc Effect of memory impairment on training outcomes in ACTIVE
    Frederick W Unverzagt
    Department of Psychiatry, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:953-60. 2007
    ..Memory function appears to mediate response to structured cognitive interventions in older adults...
  52. ncbi request reprint Failure of computerized treatment suggestions to improve health outcomes of outpatients with uncomplicated hypertension: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Michael D Murray
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 24:324-37. 2004
    ..To assess the effects of evidence-based treatment suggestions for hypertension made to physicians and pharmacists using a comprehensive electronic medical record system...
  53. ncbi request reprint New evidence of racial differences in access and their effects on the use of nursing homes among older adults
    Adaeze B Akamigbo
    Department of Health Management and Policy, The VA Iowa City Health Care System, Iowa City, IA 52241, USA
    Med Care 45:672-9. 2007
    ..A few recent studies, however, suggest that these racial disparities may no longer exist. We used comprehensive data to assess whether racial differences in nursing home placement remain, and if so, to identify the reasons for them...
  54. 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...
  55. pmc An interpersonal continuity of care measure for Medicare Part B claims analyses
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:S160-8. 2007
    ..This article presents an interpersonal continuity of care measure...
  56. 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...
  57. 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...
  58. ncbi request reprint The effects of the ACTIVE cognitive training trial on clinically relevant declines in health-related quality of life
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    Department of Health Management and Policy, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, E205 General Hospital, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:S281-7. 2006
    ..In this article, we evaluate ACTIVE's ability to avoid extensive decline in health-related quality of life (HRQoL)...
  59. pmc Hospital episodes and physician visits: the concordance between self-reports and medicare claims
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    Iowa City VA Health Care System, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Med Care 45:300-7. 2007
    ..Health services use typically is examined using either self-reports or administrative data, but the concordance between the 2 is not well established...