Michael Davern

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Are the Current Population Survey uninsurance estimates too high? An examination of the imputation process
    Michael Davern
    Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, 2221 University Avenue, S E, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:2038-55. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Are surname telephone oversamples an efficient way to better understand the health and healthcare of minority group members?
    Michael Davern
    State Health Access Data Assistance Center, University of Minnesota, 2221 University Avenue S E 345, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Med Care 45:1098-104. 2007
  3. pmc The American Community Survey and health insurance coverage estimates: possibilities and challenges for health policy researchers
    Michael Davern
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, SHADAC University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:593-605. 2009
  4. pmc Drawing statistical inferences from historical census data, 1850-1950
    Michael Davern
    Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota, USA
    Demography 46:589-603. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Estimating regression standard errors with data from the Current Population Survey's public use file
    Michael Davern
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Inquiry 44:211-24. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Unstable inferences? An examination of complex survey sample design adjustments using the Current Population Survey for health services research
    Michael Davern
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 2221 University Ave, S E, Suite 345, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Inquiry 43:283-97. 2006
  7. pmc An examination of the Medicaid undercount in the current population survey: preliminary results from record linking
    Michael Davern
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, SHADAC University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:965-87. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Telephone service interruption weighting adjustments for state health insurance surveys
    Michael Davern
    State Health Access Data Assistance Center, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 2221 University Ave, Suite 345, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Inquiry 41:280-90. 2004
  9. pmc The effect of income question design in health surveys on family income, poverty and eligibility estimates
    Michael Davern
    State Health Access Data Assistance Center, University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, 2921 University Avenue, Suite 345, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1534-52. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Estimates of health insurance coverage: comparing state surveys with the current population survey
    Kathleen Thiede Call
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:269-78. 2007

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. pmc Are the Current Population Survey uninsurance estimates too high? An examination of the imputation process
    Michael Davern
    Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, 2221 University Avenue, S E, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:2038-55. 2007
    ..S. Census Bureau produces bias in the estimates of health insurance coverage in the Current Population Survey's (CPS) Annual Social and Economic Supplement (ASEC)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Are surname telephone oversamples an efficient way to better understand the health and healthcare of minority group members?
    Michael Davern
    State Health Access Data Assistance Center, University of Minnesota, 2221 University Avenue S E 345, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Med Care 45:1098-104. 2007
    ..This article considers the sample design efficiency in the use of Hispanic, Hmong, and Asian surname samples...
  3. pmc The American Community Survey and health insurance coverage estimates: possibilities and challenges for health policy researchers
    Michael Davern
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, SHADAC University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:593-605. 2009
    ..To introduce the American Community Survey (ACS) and its measure of health insurance coverage to researchers and policy makers...
  4. pmc Drawing statistical inferences from historical census data, 1850-1950
    Michael Davern
    Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota, USA
    Demography 46:589-603. 2009
    ..We conclude that Taylor series estimation can be used effectively with the historical decennial census microdata samples and should be applied in research analyses that have the potential for substantial clustering effects...
  5. ncbi request reprint Estimating regression standard errors with data from the Current Population Survey's public use file
    Michael Davern
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Inquiry 44:211-24. 2007
    ..However, it is essential that users of CPS ASEC data do not simply choose any available method since three of the methods commonly used for adjusting for the complex sample design produce substantially different estimates...
  6. ncbi request reprint Unstable inferences? An examination of complex survey sample design adjustments using the Current Population Survey for health services research
    Michael Davern
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 2221 University Ave, S E, Suite 345, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Inquiry 43:283-97. 2006
    ..g., pseudo-primary sampling units) as other federal government surveys do. This is essential to make appropriate inferences using the ASEC data regarding statistical significance and estimate variance for health policy analysis...
  7. pmc An examination of the Medicaid undercount in the current population survey: preliminary results from record linking
    Michael Davern
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, SHADAC University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:965-87. 2009
    ..To assess reasons why survey estimates of Medicaid enrollment are 43 percent lower than raw Medicaid program enrollment counts (i.e., "Medicaid undercount")...
  8. ncbi request reprint Telephone service interruption weighting adjustments for state health insurance surveys
    Michael Davern
    State Health Access Data Assistance Center, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 2221 University Ave, Suite 345, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Inquiry 41:280-90. 2004
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  9. pmc The effect of income question design in health surveys on family income, poverty and eligibility estimates
    Michael Davern
    State Health Access Data Assistance Center, University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, 2921 University Avenue, Suite 345, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1534-52. 2005
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Estimates of health insurance coverage: comparing state surveys with the current population survey
    Kathleen Thiede Call
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:269-78. 2007
    ..This paper compares state survey and CPS estimates of uninsurance, highlights key reasons for these differences, and discusses the policy implications of this persistent discrepancy...
  11. pmc Transition to adulthood: delays and unmet needs among adolescents and young adults with asthma
    Peter Scal
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Pediatr 152:471-5, 475.e1. 2008
    ..To examine the effect of the transition to adulthood on financial and non-financial barriers to care in youth with asthma...
  12. doi request reprint Measuring adequacy of coverage for the privately insured: new state estimates to monitor trends in health insurance coverage
    Lynn A Blewett
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 66:167-80. 2009
    ..9% of privately insured children and 7.8% of privately insured adults. Out-of-pocket spending relative to income is an important indicator of access to care and should be monitored at the state level...
  13. pmc Disparities in public use data availability for race, ethnic, and immigrant groups: national surveys for healthcare disparities research
    Pamela Jo Johnson
    Division of Health Policy and Management, State Health Access Data Assistance Center, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Med Care 48:1122-7. 2010
    ..Importantly, publicly available data on healthcare coverage and access are needed for disparities populations defined by race, ethnicity, or immigrant group (REI)...
  14. pmc Meeting the need for state-level estimates of health insurance coverage: use of State and Federal survey data
    Lynn A Blewett
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, SHADAC, 2221 University Ave SE, Ste 345, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:946-75. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint Monitoring the uninsured: a state policy perspective
    Lynn A Blewett
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 29:107-45. 2004
    ..We recommend that national and state efforts be better coordinated to facilitate efficient use of resources to achieve good state-level date...
  16. doi request reprint Persistent disparities in health insurance coverage: Hispanic children, 1996 to 2005
    Alissa Van Wie
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:1181-91. 2008
    ..To identify how health insurance coverage trends changed for Hispanic children between 1996 and 2005...
  17. pmc Medicaid undercount and bias to estimates of uninsurance: new estimates and existing evidence
    Kathleen Thiede Call
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 2221 University Avenue SE 345, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:901-14. 2008
    ..Implications for policy makers' confidence in survey estimates of coverage are discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Distributing State Children's Health Insurance Program funds: a critical review of the design and implementation of the funding formula
    Lynn A Blewett
    University of Minnesota, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 32:415-55. 2007
    ..The analyst's role is to continually review current research standards, data quality, and relevant formula inputs and make recommendations to refine federal funding formulas to better target resources to their intended populations...
  19. doi request reprint Bias in telephone surveys that do not sample cell phones: uses and limits of poststratification adjustments
    Kathleen Thiede Call
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, SHADAC, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Med Care 49:355-64. 2011
    ..To examine how biased health surveys are when they omit cell phone-only households (CPOH) and to explore whether poststratification can reduce this bias...
  20. ncbi request reprint Employment and health insurance coverage for rural Latino populations
    Lynn A Blewett
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Community Health 30:181-95. 2005
    ..Lack of adequate coverage will have an impact on the income, resources, and day-to-day activities of physicians, hospitals and traditional safety net providers...
  21. pmc American Indian/Alaska Native uninsurance disparities: a comparison of 3 surveys
    Pamela Jo Johnson
    State Health Access Data Assistance Center, Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1972-9. 2010
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Accuracy in self-reported health insurance coverage among Medicaid enrollees
    Kathleen Thiede Call
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Mayo Mail Code 729, 420 Delaware St, S E, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Inquiry 45:438-56. 2008
    ..Multivariate analyses point to the prominent role of program-related factors in the accuracy of reports. Our findings suggest that the Medicaid undercount should not undermine confidence in survey-based estimates of uninsurance...
  23. ncbi request reprint State variation in SCHIP allocations: how much is there, what are its sources, and can it be reduced?
    Michael Davern
    State Health Access Data Assistance Center, Division of Health Services Research and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55414, USA
    Inquiry 40:184-97. 2003
    ..Obtaining reliable estimates of need for SCHIP allocations is critical for states dependent on federal support for insurance programs...
  24. ncbi request reprint Covering kids: variation in health insurance coverage trends by state, 1996-2002
    Lynn A Blewett
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:170-80. 2004
    ..We provide an overview of state outreach and administrative simplification efforts and raise concerns about the persistent variation in children's health insurance coverage across states...
  25. ncbi request reprint Mixed-mode administration reduced bias and enhanced poststratification adjustments in a health behavior survey
    Alisha D Baines
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, One Veteran s Drive 152 2E, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:1246-55. 2007
    ..To assess whether a mixed-mode survey design reduced bias and enhanced methods commonly used to correct for bias (poststratification weighting)...
  26. pmc Agreement between self-reported and administrative race and ethnicity data among Medicaid enrollees in Minnesota
    Donna D McAlpine
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware Street SE, MMC 729, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:2373-88. 2007
    ..Level of agreement and the demographic and health-related characteristics associated with misclassification on the administrative measure are examined...
  27. pmc Counting uninsurance and means-tested coverage in the American community survey: a comparison to the current population survey
    Michel Boudreaux
    University of Minnesota, 2221 University Ave SE, Suite 345, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:210-31. 2011
    ..To compare health insurance coverage estimates from the American Community Survey (ACS) to the Current Population Survey (CPS-ASEC)...
  28. doi request reprint Missing data and interpretation of cancer surgery outcomes at the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
    Helen M Parsons
    University of Minnesota and Minneapolis Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 213:379-91. 2011
    ..Our study examines the impact of missing data on predictive models for short-term operative outcomes after cancer surgery in the ACS NSQIP database...