STEPHEN J COONS

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arizona
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Commentary on using the SF-36 or MOS-HIV in studies of persons with HIV disease
    Jim Shahriar
    Quality Programs, Health Care Services, Blue Shield of California, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:25. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Reliability of an Arabic version of the RAND-36 Health Survey and its equivalence to the US-English version
    S J Coons
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson 85721 0207, USA
    Med Care 36:428-32. 1998
  3. doi request reprint Performing bystander CPR for sudden cardiac arrest: behavioral intentions among the general adult population in Arizona
    Stephen Joel Coons
    Center for Health Outcomes and PharmacoEconomic Research, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, 1295 N Martin Avenue, P O Box 210202, Tucson, AZ 85721 0202, USA
    Resuscitation 80:334-40. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Overall quality of life and difficulty paying for ostomy supplies in the Veterans Affairs ostomy health-related quality of life study: an exploratory analysis
    Stephen Joel Coons
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Med Care 45:891-5. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Recommendations on evidence needed to support measurement equivalence between electronic and paper-based patient-reported outcome (PRO) measures: ISPOR ePRO Good Research Practices Task Force report
    Stephen Joel Coons
    Center for Health Outcomes and PharmacoEconomic Research, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0202, USA
    Value Health 12:419-29. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint A comparative review of generic quality-of-life instruments
    S J Coons
    Center for Health Outcomes and PharmacoEconomic Research, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 17:13-35. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint The VA Ostomy Health-Related Quality of Life Study: objectives, methods, and patient sample
    Robert S Krouse
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Tucson, AZ 85723, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 22:781-91. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in preferences for the EQ-5D health states: results from the U.S. valuation study
    James W Shaw
    Department of Pharmacy Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 833 South Wood Street, M C 871, Chicago, IL 60612 7231, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:479-90. 2007
  9. pmc The health-related quality of life in long-term colorectal cancer survivors study: objectives, methods and patient sample
    M Jane Mohler
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:2059-70. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint An examination of self-reported chronic conditions and health status in the 2001 Medicare Health Outcomes Survey
    Yu Ko
    College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 21:1801-8. 2005

Research Grants

  1. US VALUATION OF THE EUROQOL EQ-5D HEALTH STATES
    Stephen Coons; Fiscal Year: 2002

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. pmc Commentary on using the SF-36 or MOS-HIV in studies of persons with HIV disease
    Jim Shahriar
    Quality Programs, Health Care Services, Blue Shield of California, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:25. 2003
    ..Using both a generic and targeted HRQOL measure is a good general strategy, but this has not been a typical practice in studies of HIV because the MOS-HIV is so similar in content to the SF-36...
  2. ncbi request reprint Reliability of an Arabic version of the RAND-36 Health Survey and its equivalence to the US-English version
    S J Coons
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson 85721 0207, USA
    Med Care 36:428-32. 1998
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Performing bystander CPR for sudden cardiac arrest: behavioral intentions among the general adult population in Arizona
    Stephen Joel Coons
    Center for Health Outcomes and PharmacoEconomic Research, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, 1295 N Martin Avenue, P O Box 210202, Tucson, AZ 85721 0202, USA
    Resuscitation 80:334-40. 2009
    ..This study's objectives were to determine the behavioral intentions of the general population in Arizona regarding performing bystander CPR and to assess the reasons for being unwilling to perform CPR...
  4. ncbi request reprint Overall quality of life and difficulty paying for ostomy supplies in the Veterans Affairs ostomy health-related quality of life study: an exploratory analysis
    Stephen Joel Coons
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Med Care 45:891-5. 2007
    ..To explore whether there was a significant relationship between difficulty paying for ostomy supplies and overall quality of life among a sample of ostomates receiving care from the Veterans Health Administration (VHA)...
  5. doi request reprint Recommendations on evidence needed to support measurement equivalence between electronic and paper-based patient-reported outcome (PRO) measures: ISPOR ePRO Good Research Practices Task Force report
    Stephen Joel Coons
    Center for Health Outcomes and PharmacoEconomic Research, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0202, USA
    Value Health 12:419-29. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint A comparative review of generic quality-of-life instruments
    S J Coons
    Center for Health Outcomes and PharmacoEconomic Research, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 17:13-35. 2000
    ..The potential user of these instruments should base their instrument selection decision on the characteristics that are most relevant to their particular HR-QOL measurement needs...
  7. ncbi request reprint The VA Ostomy Health-Related Quality of Life Study: objectives, methods, and patient sample
    Robert S Krouse
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Tucson, AZ 85723, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 22:781-91. 2006
    ..The focus groups further evaluated barriers, concerns, and adaptation methods and skills...
  8. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in preferences for the EQ-5D health states: results from the U.S. valuation study
    James W Shaw
    Department of Pharmacy Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 833 South Wood Street, M C 871, Chicago, IL 60612 7231, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:479-90. 2007
    ..We examined differences in preferences for the EQ-5D health states among blacks, Hispanics, and others living in the United States...
  9. pmc The health-related quality of life in long-term colorectal cancer survivors study: objectives, methods and patient sample
    M Jane Mohler
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:2059-70. 2008
    ..In addition, details are provided regarding the study sample and the psychometric properties of the quantitative data collection measures used. Subsequent manuscripts will present the study findings...
  10. ncbi request reprint An examination of self-reported chronic conditions and health status in the 2001 Medicare Health Outcomes Survey
    Yu Ko
    College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 21:1801-8. 2005
    ..To estimate the prevalence of chronic conditions in managed care-enrolled Medicare seniors (age 65 years plus) and to examine the association between self-reported chronic conditions and health status, as measured by the SF-36...
  11. pmc Exploring household income as a predictor of psychological well-being among long-term colorectal cancer survivors
    J Jason Lundy
    College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, P O Box 210202, Tucson, AZ, 85721 0202, USA
    Qual Life Res 18:157-61. 2009
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to determine the unique contribution of household income to the variance explained in psychological well-being (PWB) among a sample of colorectal cancer (CRC) survivors...
  12. ncbi request reprint Onychomycosis: health-related quality of life considerations
    James W Shaw
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and the Center for Health Outcomes and PharmacoEconomic Research, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 20:23-36. 2002
    ..In addition, it is important that disease-targeted measures be included in future clinical trials so that a better understanding of the impact of onychomycosis treatment on patient HR-QOL may be gained...
  13. ncbi request reprint Self-reported chronic conditions and EQ-5D index scores in the US adult population
    Yu Ko
    College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, PO Box 210202, Tucson, Arizona 85721 0202, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 22:2065-71. 2006
    ..To examine the unique health-related quality of life (HRQoL) decrements associated with common chronic conditions in the general US adult population...
  14. doi request reprint Coping and acceptance: the greatest challenge for veterans with intestinal stomas
    Robert S Krouse
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Tucson, AZ, USA
    J Psychosom Res 66:227-33. 2009
    ..Intestinal stomas (ostomies) create challenges for veterans. The goal of this qualitative analysis was to understand better patients' perspectives regarding their greatest challenge...
  15. pmc Developing a patient-centered outcome measure for complementary and alternative medicine therapies II: refining content validity through cognitive interviews
    Jennifer J Thompson
    Division of Biological Sciences, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:136. 2011
    ..Here we present the development of the final version in which the content and format is refined through cognitive interviews...
  16. pmc Health-related quality of life among long-term rectal cancer survivors with an ostomy: manifestations by sex
    Robert S Krouse
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Tucson, AZ 85723, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:4664-70. 2009
    ..Specifying common challenges and sociodemographic or clinical differences will further the development of tailored interventions to improve health-related quality of life (HRQOL)...
  17. pmc Developing a patient-centered outcome measure for complementary and alternative medicine therapies I: defining content and format
    Cheryl Ritenbaugh
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:135. 2011
    ..Here we describe Phase I of our research program, the iterative process of content identification, item development and refinement, and response format selection. Cognitive interviews and psychometric evaluation are reported separately...
  18. ncbi request reprint A mixed-methods evaluation of health-related quality of life for male veterans with and without intestinal stomas
    Robert S Krouse
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:2054-66. 2007
    ..Intestinal stomas have a major impact on Cases' lives. It is essential to better understand the areas in which interventions may help to minimize the negative consequences...
  19. ncbi request reprint A comparative review of health-related quality-of-life measures for use in HIV/AIDS clinical trials
    Darren J Clayson
    PharmaQuest Ltd, Banbury, Oxfordshire, UK
    Pharmacoeconomics 24:751-65. 2006
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint US valuation of the EQ-5D health states: development and testing of the D1 valuation model
    James W Shaw
    Tobacco Control Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Med Care 43:203-20. 2005
    ..The EQ-5D is a brief, multiattribute, preference-based health status measure. This article describes the development of a statistical model for generating US population-based EQ-5D preference weights...
  21. ncbi request reprint Sexual health and quality of life among male veterans with intestinal ostomies
    Michelle R Symms
    Indiana University, Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Clin Nurse Spec 22:30-40. 2008
    ..We examined quantitative and qualitative data to examine sexual functioning, intimate relationships, and health-related quality of life (HR-QOL) among military veterans who are living with an intestinal stoma...
  22. ncbi request reprint Comorbidities play a larger role in predicting health-related quality of life compared to having an ostomy
    Sushma Jain
    Center for Surgical Outcomes and Quality, Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10833 Le Conte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Surg 194:774-9; discussion 779. 2007
    ..Previous research suggests an ostomy worsens health-related quality of life (HR-QOL), but comorbidities also can affect HR-QOL...
  23. ncbi request reprint Quality-of-life weights for the US population: self-reported health status and priority health conditions, by demographic characteristics
    John A Nyman
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 520 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Med Care 45:618-28. 2007
    ..quot; These surveys could be used to conduct cost-utility analyses of health care policies, treatments or other interventions if quality-of-life (QOL) weights for the self-reported health statuses were also available...
  24. ncbi request reprint Self-reported health status of the general adult U.S. population as assessed by the EQ-5D and Health Utilities Index
    Nan Luo
    QualityMetric Incorporated, Lincoln, RI, USA
    Med Care 43:1078-86. 2005
    ..This study aimed to describe the self-reported health status of the general adult U.S. population using 3 multi-attribute preference-based measures: the EQ-5D, Health Utilities Index Mark 2 (HUI2), and Mark 3 (HUI3)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Consumer understanding and satisfaction associated with a 3-tier prescription drug benefit
    Bridget M Olson
    Eli Lilly and Company, 9872 Saskatchewan Ave, San Diego, CA 92129, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 11:480-92. 2005
    ..The purpose of this research was to investigate consumer understanding and satisfaction associated with a 3-tier prescription drug benefit among users of the prescription drug benefit...
  26. ncbi request reprint Reporting race and ethnicity in clinical studies and health services research
    Stephen Joel Coons
    Clin Ther 28:430-1. 2006
  27. ncbi request reprint "Managing" care: we can't have it all
    Stephen Joel Coons
    Clin Ther 24:458-9. 2002
  28. ncbi request reprint A Medicare Rx benefit: so close and yet so far
    Stephen Joel Coons
    Clin Ther 25:2610-3. 2003
  29. ncbi request reprint Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid: the importance of perspective
    Ronald J Vogel
    Clin Ther 26:788-90. 2004
  30. ncbi request reprint A comparison of EQ-5D index scores derived from the US and UK population-based scoring functions
    - Nan Luo
    Centre for Health Services Research, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Med Decis Making 27:321-6. 2007
    ..Empirical studies are needed to examine whether these 2 EQ-5D scoring functions would lead to different conclusions in cost-utility analyses...
  31. ncbi request reprint Valuations of EQ-5D health states: are the United States and United Kingdom different?
    Jeffrey A Johnson
    Institute of Health Economics and University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Med Care 43:221-8. 2005
    ..We sought to compare directly elicited valuations for EQ-5D health states between the US and UK general adult populations...
  32. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life: let's measure and report it appropriately
    Stephen Joel Coons
    Clin Ther 29:2746-7. 2007
  33. ncbi request reprint Responses to survey research: transparency and representativeness are key
    Stephen Joel Coons
    Clin Ther 29:466-8. 2007
  34. ncbi request reprint Measuring outcomes in randomized prospective trials in palliative care
    Richard A Mularski
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:S7-S19. 2007
    ..As other fields have developed and refined methodological approaches that address their particular research needs, palliative care researchers must do the same to answer important clinical questions in rigorous and credible ways...

Research Grants2

  1. US VALUATION OF THE EUROQOL EQ-5D HEALTH STATES
    Stephen Coons; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....