Paul Crane

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Differential item functioning analysis with ordinal logistic regression techniques. DIFdetect and difwithpar
    Paul K Crane
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Med Care 44:S115-23. 2006
  2. pmc Midlife use of written Japanese and protection from late life dementia
    Paul K Crane
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Epidemiology 20:766-74. 2009
  3. pmc Selecting optimal screening items for delirium: an application of item response theory
    Frances M Yang
    Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division of Gerontology, Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:8. 2013
  4. pmc Development and assessment of a composite score for memory in the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI)
    Paul K Crane
    Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Box 359780, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Brain Imaging Behav 6:502-16. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Test bias in a cognitive test: differential item functioning in the CASI
    Paul K Crane
    Medicine and Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98104, USA
    Stat Med 23:241-56. 2004
  6. pmc Composite scores for executive function items: demographic heterogeneity and relationships with quantitative magnetic resonance imaging
    Paul K Crane
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 14:746-59. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint A comparison of three sets of criteria for determining the presence of differential item functioning using ordinal logistic regression
    Paul K Crane
    Department of Internal Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, 325 Ninth Avenue, Box 359780, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:69-84. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Differential item functioning impact in a modified version of the Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire
    Paul K Crane
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Avenue, Box 359780, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:981-90. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Rapid detection of differential item functioning in assessments of health-related quality of life: The Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy
    Paul K Crane
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:101-14. 2007
  10. pmc Item response theory facilitated cocalibrating cognitive tests and reduced bias in estimated rates of decline
    Paul K Crane
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:1018-27.e9. 2008

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. ncbi request reprint Differential item functioning analysis with ordinal logistic regression techniques. DIFdetect and difwithpar
    Paul K Crane
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Med Care 44:S115-23. 2006
    ..We examined DIF related to language of test administration in addition to self-reported race, Hispanic ethnicity, age, years of education, and sex...
  2. pmc Midlife use of written Japanese and protection from late life dementia
    Paul K Crane
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Epidemiology 20:766-74. 2009
    ..We sought to test this hypothesis in analyses from a longitudinal study of Japanese-American men...
  3. pmc Selecting optimal screening items for delirium: an application of item response theory
    Frances M Yang
    Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division of Gerontology, Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:8. 2013
    ..This study utilizes IRT to identify a reduced set of optimally performing screening indicators for the four CAM features of delirium...
  4. pmc Development and assessment of a composite score for memory in the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI)
    Paul K Crane
    Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Box 359780, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Brain Imaging Behav 6:502-16. 2012
    ..This paper illustrates appropriate methods for addressing the different versions of word lists, and demonstrates the additional power to be gleaned with a psychometrically sound composite memory score...
  5. ncbi request reprint Test bias in a cognitive test: differential item functioning in the CASI
    Paul K Crane
    Medicine and Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98104, USA
    Stat Med 23:241-56. 2004
    ..Some preliminary suggestions for how to deal with items found to have DIF in cognitive tests are made. The advantages of the DIF detection techniques we developed are discussed in relation to other techniques for the evaluation of DIF...
  6. pmc Composite scores for executive function items: demographic heterogeneity and relationships with quantitative magnetic resonance imaging
    Paul K Crane
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 14:746-59. 2008
    ..Age adjustment at the scale level had a negative impact on relationships with MRI, most likely because age adjustment removes variance related to age-associated diseases...
  7. ncbi request reprint A comparison of three sets of criteria for determining the presence of differential item functioning using ordinal logistic regression
    Paul K Crane
    Department of Internal Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, 325 Ninth Avenue, Box 359780, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:69-84. 2007
    ..Several techniques have been developed to detect differential item functioning (DIF), including ordinal logistic regression (OLR). This study compared different criteria for determining whether items have DIF using OLR...
  8. ncbi request reprint Differential item functioning impact in a modified version of the Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire
    Paul K Crane
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Avenue, Box 359780, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:981-90. 2007
    ..To evaluate a modified version of the Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire for differential item functioning (DIF) related to several covariates...
  9. ncbi request reprint Rapid detection of differential item functioning in assessments of health-related quality of life: The Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy
    Paul K Crane
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:101-14. 2007
    ..We sought to demonstrate a rapid hybrid approach to DIF detection by determining the presence and scale-level impact of DIF related to eight covariates in four domains measured by the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy (FACT)...
  10. pmc Item response theory facilitated cocalibrating cognitive tests and reduced bias in estimated rates of decline
    Paul K Crane
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:1018-27.e9. 2008
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  11. pmc Use of spoken and written Japanese did not protect Japanese-American men from cognitive decline in late life
    Paul K Crane
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 65:654-66. 2010
    ..Mastering a complicated written language may be associated with additional reserve. We sought to determine if midlife use of spoken and written Japanese was associated with lower rates of late life cognitive decline...
  12. ncbi request reprint A 37-item shoulder functional status item pool had negligible differential item functioning
    Paul K Crane
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:478-84. 2006
    ..We present a technique for determining whether observed differences in function between groups are due to biased test items or real differences in function...
  13. pmc Measuring depression levels in HIV-infected patients as part of routine clinical care using the nine-item Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9)
    P K Crane
    Department of Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    AIDS Care 22:874-85. 2010
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  14. ncbi request reprint Differential item functioning related to education and age in the Italian version of the Mini-mental State Examination
    Paul K Crane
    Department of Internal Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 18:505-15. 2006
    ..We were also interested in exploring the significance of DIF in screening tests...
  15. pmc Different patterns of cerebral injury in dementia with or without diabetes
    Joshua A Sonnen
    Department of Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Arch Neurol 66:315-22. 2009
    ..Diabetes mellitus (DM) increases the risk of dementia in the elderly. However, its underlying mechanisms, its connection with Alzheimer disease and vascular cognitive impairment, and effects of therapy remain unclear...
  16. pmc Association between obesity and psychiatric disorders in the US adult population
    Gregory E Simon
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:824-30. 2006
    ..Epidemiologic data suggest an association between obesity and depression, but findings vary across studies and suggest a stronger relationship in women than men...
  17. ncbi request reprint Exercise is associated with reduced risk for incident dementia among persons 65 years of age and older
    Eric B Larson
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington 98101 1448, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:73-81. 2006
    ..Alzheimer disease and other dementing disorders are major sources of morbidity and mortality in aging societies. Proven strategies to delay onset or reduce risk for dementing disorders would be greatly beneficial...
  18. ncbi request reprint Chronic spinal pain and physical-mental comorbidity in the United States: results from the national comorbidity survey replication
    Michael Von Korff
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Avenue Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Pain 113:331-9. 2005
    ..The societal burdens of chronic spinal pain need to be understood and managed within the context of comorbid conditions...
  19. pmc Association between acute care and critical illness hospitalization and cognitive function in older adults
    William J Ehlenbach
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    JAMA 303:763-70. 2010
    ..Studies suggest that many survivors of critical illness experience long-term cognitive impairment but have not included premorbid measures of cognitive functioning and have not evaluated risk for dementia associated with critical illness...
  20. pmc Letting the CAT out of the bag: comparing computer adaptive tests and an 11-item short form of the Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire
    Karon F Cook
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1378-83. 2008
    ..A post hoc simulation of a computer adaptive administration of the items of a modified version of the Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire...
  21. doi request reprint Neuropathology in the adult changes in thought study: a review
    Joshua A Sonnen
    Department of Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104 2420, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 18:703-11. 2009
    ..This study examines correlations between clinical characteristics including extensive, longitudinal medication histories, and longitudinal cognitive testing against structural and biochemical features of disease...
  22. pmc Japanese-English language equivalence of the Cognitive Abilities Screening Instrument among Japanese-Americans
    Laura E Gibbons
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:129-37. 2009
    ..S.A. The measurement equivalence in Japanese and English had not been confirmed in prior studies...
  23. pmc Histamine-2 receptor antagonist use and incident dementia in an older cohort
    Shelly L Gray
    School of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:251-7. 2011
    ..To examine whether histamine-2 receptor antagonist medications (H2RAs) are associated with a lower incidence of all-cause dementia or Alzheimer's disease (AD), as some studies have suggested...
  24. pmc Free radical damage to cerebral cortex in Alzheimer's disease, microvascular brain injury, and smoking
    Joshua A Sonnen
    Department of Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Ann Neurol 65:226-9. 2009
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  25. pmc Comorbid depression is associated with an increased risk of dementia diagnosis in patients with diabetes: a prospective cohort study
    Wayne J Katon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Box 356560, Seattle, WA 98195 6560, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:423-9. 2010
    ..Both depression and diabetes have been found to be risk factors for dementia. This study examined whether comorbid depression in patients with diabetes increases the risk for dementia compared to those with diabetes alone...
  26. pmc Age-varying association between statin use and incident Alzheimer's disease
    Ge Li
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1311-7. 2010
    ..To determine whether risk reduction of statins for Alzheimer's disease (AD) varies by age or presence of apolipoprotein E (APOE) epsilon4 allele...
  27. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant vitamin supplement use and risk of dementia or Alzheimer's disease in older adults
    Shelly L Gray
    School of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:291-5. 2008
    ..To examine whether use of vitamins C or E alone or in combination was associated with lower incidence of dementia or Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Subjective memory deterioration and future dementia in people aged 65 and older
    Li Wang
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:2045-51. 2004
    ..To study whether subjective memory deterioration is associated with future dementia in older people...
  29. ncbi request reprint Diabetes case identification methods applied to electronic medical record systems: their use in HIV-infected patients
    Heidi M Crane
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Curr HIV Res 4:97-106. 2006
    ..Accurately identifying HIV-infected patients with a diagnosis of diabetes in electronic medical record systems will facilitate the study of patients with this disease...
  30. ncbi request reprint Routine collection of patient-reported outcomes in an HIV clinic setting: the first 100 patients
    Heidi M Crane
    The Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Curr HIV Res 5:109-18. 2007
    ..We examined the feasibility of using a web-based application on tablet PCs with touch screens to collect PROs in a busy, multi-provider, outpatient HIV clinical care setting...
  31. ncbi request reprint IRT health outcomes data analysis project: an overview and summary
    Karon F Cook
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:121-32. 2007
    ..quot; A component of the conference was presentation of a psychometric and content analysis of a secondary dataset...
  32. ncbi request reprint Measuring dietary acculturation in Japanese Americans with the use of confirmatory factor analysis of food-frequency data
    Brandon L Pierce
    Department of Epidemiology and Institute for Public Health Genetics, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:496-503. 2007
    ..Epidemiologic evidence suggests that dietary changes associated with acculturation to a Western diet may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes in Japanese Americans...
  33. ncbi request reprint Pathological correlates of dementia in a longitudinal, population-based sample of aging
    Joshua A Sonnen
    Department of Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Ann Neurol 62:406-13. 2007
    ..Our goal was to determine the independent pathological correlates associated with dementia in a typical US population...
  34. ncbi request reprint Age-varying association between blood pressure and risk of dementia in those aged 65 and older: a community-based prospective cohort study
    Ge Li
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1161-7. 2007
    ..To assess variation in the association between blood pressure (BP) and risk for dementia across a spectrum of older ages and to examine BP changes before dementia onset...
  35. doi request reprint A descriptive case series of patients with end-stage liver disease hospitalized with variceal bleeding who received pharmacologic venous thromboembolism prophylaxis
    Anneliese M Schleyer
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Hosp Med 6:151-5. 2011
    ..It is unknown whether venous thromboembolism prophylaxis (VTEP) should be utilized in hospitalized patients with end-stage liver disease (ESLD), particularly in those admitted with variceal bleeding...
  36. pmc Executive dysfunction and presbycusis in older persons with and without memory loss and dementia
    George A Gates
    Department of Otolaryngology Head Neck Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7923, USA
    Cogn Behav Neurol 23:218-23. 2010
    ..To determine the relation of age-related auditory processing dysfunction and executive functioning...
  37. pmc Modified WHODAS-II provides valid measure of global disability but filter items increased skewness
    Michael Von Korff
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:1132-43. 2008
    ..The WHODAS-II was substantially modified for use in the World Mental Health Surveys. This article considers psychometric properties and implications of filter items used to reduce respondent burden of the modified WHODAS-II...
  38. pmc Association between lifetime cigarette smoking and lewy body accumulation
    Debby Tsuang
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Brain Pathol 20:412-8. 2010
    ..Although cigarette smoking is too toxic to suggest as a treatment, if confirmed, these findings may guide future therapeutic strategies that attempt to suppress LRP in human brain by other means...
  39. ncbi request reprint The coming epidemic of obesity in elderly Americans
    David E Arterburn
    Section of Outcomes Research, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnatti, Cincinnatti, OH 45267, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1907-12. 2004
    ..To estimate the prevalence of obesity in elderly Americans in 2010 and to discuss the health and economic implications of these estimates...
  40. ncbi request reprint The efficacy and safety of sibutramine for weight loss: a systematic review
    David E Arterburn
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:994-1003. 2004
    ..We conducted a systematic review to assess the efficacy and safety of sibutramine hydrochloride for weight loss...
  41. ncbi request reprint Simulated computerized adaptive test for patients with shoulder impairments was efficient and produced valid measures of function
    Dennis L Hart
    Focus On Therapeutic Outcomes, Inc, 551 Yopps Cove Road, White Stone, VA 22578, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:290-8. 2006
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Factor analysis techniques for assessing sufficient unidimensionality of cancer related fatigue
    Jin Shei Lai
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare and Northwestern University, 1001 University Place, Suite 100, 60201 Evanston, IL, USA corrected
    Qual Life Res 15:1179-90. 2006
    ..We evaluated this question using factor analysis techniques including the theory-driven bi-factor model...
  43. ncbi request reprint Evaluating measurement equivalence using the item response theory log-likelihood ratio (IRTLR) method to assess differential item functioning (DIF): applications (with illustrations) to measures of physical functioning ability and general distress
    Jeanne A Teresi
    Faculty of Medicine, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University Stroud Center, New York, NY, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:43-68. 2007
    ..Finally, impact was assessed using expected scale scores, expressed as group differences in the total test (measure) response functions...
  44. ncbi request reprint Psychometric evaluation and calibration of health-related quality of life item banks: plans for the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS)
    Bryce B Reeve
    National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Med Care 45:S22-31. 2007
    ..The construction and evaluation of item banks to measure unidimensional constructs of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is a fundamental objective of the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) project...
  45. ncbi request reprint Spanish and English Neuropsychological Assessment Scales (SENAS): further development and psychometric characteristics
    Dan Mungas
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Davis, 4860 Y Street, Suite 3700, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Psychol Assess 16:347-59. 2004
    ..Effects of DIF on scale-level ability scores were limited. Results demonstrate an empirically guided psychometric approach to test construction for multiethnic and multilingual test applications...

Research Grants5

  1. Improving Cognitive Tests with Modern Psychometrics
    Paul Crane; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Crane's future academic research career, and will likely lead to significant advances in thinking about measuring cognitive function. ..
  2. Improving Cognitive Outcome Precision & Responsiveness with Modern Psychometrics
    Paul Crane; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will test several hypotheses and hope to illustrate statistical techniques for optimizing the robustness of the psychometric data that will be collected in future clinical trials, whether alone or in conjunction with imaging. ..
  3. Improving Cognitive Outcome Precision & Responsiveness with Modern Psychometrics
    Paul K Crane; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will test several hypotheses and hope to illustrate statistical techniques for optimizing the robustness of the psychometric data that will be collected in future clinical trials, whether alone or in conjunction with imaging. ..