Dennis G Fryback
Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
- Mode of administration is important in US national estimates of health-related quality of lifeJanel Hanmer
Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53726, USA
Med Care 45:1171-9. 2007..It is unknown if different national surveys that vary in mode of administration yield similar national averages for health-related quality of life (HRQoL)...
- Comparison of 5 health-related quality-of-life indexes using item response theory analysisDennis G Fryback
Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53726, USA
Med Decis Making 30:5-15. 2010..Five health-related quality-of-life (HRQoL) indexes--EQ-5D, HUI2, HUI3, QWB-SA, and SF-6D--are each used to assign community-based utility scores to health states, although these scores differ...
- US norms for six generic health-related quality-of-life indexes from the National Health Measurement studyDennis G Fryback
Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53726, USA
Med Care 45:1162-70. 2007..A number of indexes measuring self-reported generic health-related quality-of-life (HRQoL) using preference-weighted scoring are used widely in population surveys and clinical studies in the United States...
- Socioeconomic status and age variations in health-related quality of life: results from the national health measurement studyStephanie A Robert
School of Social Work, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1350 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53706, USA
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64:378-89. 2009..We examine whether multiple health-related quality of life (HRQoL) measures are stratified by socioeconomic status (SES) and age in the United States...
- Standard error of measurement of 5 health utility indexes across the range of health for use in estimating reliability and responsivenessMari Palta
Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53726, USA
Med Decis Making 31:260-9. 2011..Standard errors of measurement (SEMs) of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) indexes are not well characterized. SEM is needed to estimate responsiveness statistics, and is a component of reliability...
- Variation in tumor natural history contributes to racial disparities in breast cancer stage at diagnosisNataliya G Batina
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin, 1513 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Breast Cancer Res Treat 138:519-28. 2013..These differences suggest that targeted prevention and detection strategies that go beyond equalizing access to mammography may be needed to eliminate breast cancer disparities...
- Three methods tested to model SF-6D health utilities for health states involving comorbidity/co-occurring conditionsJanel Hanmer
Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53703, USA
J Clin Epidemiol 63:331-41. 2010..Compare three commonly used methods to combine the impacts of multiple health conditions on SF-6D health utility scores...
- Measuring health-related quality of life in population-based studies of coronary heart disease: comparing six generic indexes and a disease-specific proxy scoreNoelle C Garster
Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, WARF Office Building Room 707, 610 Walnut Street, Madison, WI 53726, USA
Qual Life Res 18:1239-47. 2009..To compare HRQoL differences with CHD in generic indexes and a proxy CVD-specific score in a nationally representative sample of U.S. adults...
- Understanding differences between self-ratings and population ratings for health in the EuroQOLRalph P Insinga
University of Wisconsin Madison, Department of Population Health Sciences, WARF Building, Room 644, 610 Walnut Street, Madison, WI 53726 2397, USA
Qual Life Res 12:611-9. 2003..To examine the source and magnitude of differences between self-ratings for health and ratings of corresponding health state profiles by the general population in the EuroQOL...
- Report of nationally representative values for the noninstitutionalized US adult population for 7 health-related quality-of-life scoresJanel Hanmer
Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, 644 WARF, 610 Walnut St, Madison, WI 53726, USA
Med Decis Making 26:391-400. 2006..Despite widespread use of generic health-related quality-of-life (HRQoL) scores, few have publicly published nationally representative US values...
- Health-related quality of life before and after a breast cancer diagnosisAmy Trentham-Dietz
Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
Breast Cancer Res Treat 109:379-87. 2008..9 (95% CI: -6.3, 0.6) on the PCS and MCS scales, respectively. These results suggest that breast cancer survivors experience relative declines in health-related QOL across a broad spectrum of domains, even many years after diagnosis...
- Whose quality of life? or Whose decision?Dennis G Fryback
Qual Life Res 12:609-10. 2003
- Relative disutilities of 47 risk factors and conditions assessed with seven preference-based health status measures in a national U.S. sample: toward consistency in cost-effectiveness analysesPeter Franks
Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
Med Care 44:478-85. 2006..Preference-based health measures yield summary scores that are compatible with cost-effectiveness analyses. There is limited comparative information, however, about how different measures weight health conditions in the U.S. population...
- A US valuation of the EQ-5DDennis G Fryback
Med Care 43:199-200. 2005
- Health perceptions in patients who undergo screening and workup for prostate cancerDavid A Katz
Department of Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
Urology 69:215-20. 2007..This study was designed to determine whether a positive screening test with negative biopsy findings for prostate cancer is associated with worsened mental health during short-term follow-up...
- Retrospective cost-effectiveness analysis of screening mammographyNatasha K Stout
Center for Risk Analysis, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Natl Cancer Inst 98:774-82. 2006..We performed a retrospective cost-effectiveness analysis comparing actual and alternative screening mammography scenarios...
- Effect of screening and adjuvant therapy on mortality from breast cancerDonald A Berry
Department of Biostatistics and Applied Mathematics, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
N Engl J Med 353:1784-92. 2005..We used modeling techniques to assess the relative and absolute contributions of screening mammography and adjuvant treatment to the reduction in breast-cancer mortality in the United States from 1975 to 2000...
- American College of Radiology Imaging Network digital mammographic imaging screening trial: objectives and methodologyEtta D Pisano
Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Radiology 236:404-12. 2005....
- HALYS and QALYS and DALYS, Oh My: similarities and differences in summary measures of population HealthMarthe R Gold
Department of Community Health and Social Medicine, City University of New York Medical School, 138th Street and Convent Avenue, New York, New York 10031, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 23:115-34. 2002..Finally, we raise concerns about the practice of using different types of HALYs within different decision-making contexts and urge action that builds and clarifies this useful measurement field...