Timothy P Johnson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Hazardous drinking, depression, and anxiety among sexual-minority women: self-medication or impaired functioning?
    Timothy P Johnson
    Survey Research Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 74:565-75. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Failures in substance use surveys
    Timothy P Johnson
    Survey Research Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 47:1675-82. 2012
  3. doi request reprint National context and patterns of alcohol use: the devil is in the data
    Timothy P Johnson
    Survey Research Laboratory, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 47:1198-9. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural sources of measurement error in substance use surveys
    Timothy P Johnson
    Survey Research Laboratory, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60137, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 38:1447-90. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Cultural variability in the effects of question design features on respondent comprehension of health surveys
    Timothy P Johnson
    Survey Research Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:661-8. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Nonresponse error in injury-risk surveys
    Timothy P Johnson
    Survey Research Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:427-36. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Cultural-level influences on substance use & misuse
    Timothy P Johnson
    Survey Research Laboratory, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 42:305-16. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Methods and frameworks for crosscultural measurement
    Timothy P Johnson
    Survey Research Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    Med Care 44:S17-20. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint An investigation of the effects of social desirability on the validity of self-reports of cancer screening behaviors
    Timothy P Johnson
    Survey Research Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    Med Care 43:565-73. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Homelessness and drug use: evidence from a community sample
    Timothy P Johnson
    Survey Research Laboratory, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:S211-8. 2007

Detail Information

Publications49

  1. pmc Hazardous drinking, depression, and anxiety among sexual-minority women: self-medication or impaired functioning?
    Timothy P Johnson
    Survey Research Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 74:565-75. 2013
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Failures in substance use surveys
    Timothy P Johnson
    Survey Research Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 47:1675-82. 2012
    ..Consideration of these is necessary if survey data are to be appropriately used for their intended purposes...
  3. doi request reprint National context and patterns of alcohol use: the devil is in the data
    Timothy P Johnson
    Survey Research Laboratory, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 47:1198-9. 2012
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural sources of measurement error in substance use surveys
    Timothy P Johnson
    Survey Research Laboratory, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60137, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 38:1447-90. 2003
    ..Future research should focus on the ability of each of these alternative models to account for cultural variability in the quality of substance use reporting...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cultural variability in the effects of question design features on respondent comprehension of health surveys
    Timothy P Johnson
    Survey Research Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:661-8. 2006
    ..The aim is to identify the characteristics of common health survey questions that may be associated with cross-cultural variability in question comprehension...
  6. ncbi request reprint Nonresponse error in injury-risk surveys
    Timothy P Johnson
    Survey Research Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:427-36. 2006
    ..This study presents the findings of a records-matching approach to investigating the degree to which survey nonresponse may bias indicators of violence-related and unintentional injuries in a random-digit-dialed (RDD) telephone survey...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cultural-level influences on substance use & misuse
    Timothy P Johnson
    Survey Research Laboratory, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 42:305-16. 2007
    ..Future multi-level analyses that integrate cultural values and orientations into empirical studies will enable more systematic assessments of the role of socio-cultural contexts in substance use epidemiology...
  8. ncbi request reprint Methods and frameworks for crosscultural measurement
    Timothy P Johnson
    Survey Research Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    Med Care 44:S17-20. 2006
    ..Future progress in crosscultural measurement will benefit from continued exploration of these issues...
  9. ncbi request reprint An investigation of the effects of social desirability on the validity of self-reports of cancer screening behaviors
    Timothy P Johnson
    Survey Research Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    Med Care 43:565-73. 2005
    ..This study represents the only research to date that reports experimental attempts to address the social desirability biases commonly found in the reporting of cancer screening behaviors...
  10. ncbi request reprint Homelessness and drug use: evidence from a community sample
    Timothy P Johnson
    Survey Research Laboratory, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:S211-8. 2007
    ..Questions regarding the nature of the association between drug use and risk of homelessness remain unresolved and have important policy implications...
  11. ncbi request reprint Modeling sources of self-report bias in a survey of drug use epidemiology
    Timothy Johnson
    Survey Research Laboratory, Public Administration Program, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:381-9. 2005
    ..We report covariance structure models designed to simultaneously evaluate each of these potential sources of error...
  12. pmc Sexual orientation and smoking: results from a multisite women's health study
    Tonda L Hughes
    Department of Public Health, Mental Health and Administrative Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Ilinois 60612, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 43:1218-39. 2008
    ..Racial/ethnic minority lesbians with high school education or less were most likely to report both current and lifetime cigarette smoking. The study's limitations are noted...
  13. ncbi request reprint Treatment need and utilization among youth entering the juvenile corrections system
    Timothy P Johnson
    Survey Research Laboratory and Public Administration Program, University of Illinois at Chicago, 412 S Peoria Street, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 26:117-28. 2004
    ..These findings underscore the need for the continual development of the cultural competence of treatment providers and the expansion of on-site provision of substance abuse treatment services to incarcerated juveniles...
  14. pmc Race/ethnicity differences in the validity of self-reported drug use: results from a household survey
    Michael Fendrich
    Department of Psychiatry, Institute for Juvenile Research, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    J Urban Health 82:iii67-81. 2005
    ..Methodological implications for epidemiological and health disparities research are discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Drug test feasibility in a general population household survey
    Michael Fendrich
    Department of Psychiatry, Institute for Juvenile Research, University of Illinois at Chicago, 840 S Wood, Mail Code 747, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 73:237-50. 2004
    ..The findings support the feasibility of incorporating multiple drug tests with modest incentives into general population household surveys on drug abuse...
  16. pmc The influence of childhood physical abuse on adult health status in sexual minority women: the mediating role of smoking
    Alicia K Matthews
    Department of Health Systems Sciences, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Womens Health Issues 23:e95-102. 2013
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  17. pmc Substance-related problems and treatment among men who have sex with men in comparison to other men in Chicago
    Mary Ellen Mackesy-Amiti
    Community Outreach Intervention Projects, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 36:227-33. 2009
    ..Research is needed on effective methods for integrating HIV prevention for MSM into substance treatment settings, including physician-administered buprenorphine treatment for opiate addiction...
  18. ncbi request reprint Tobacco-reporting validity in an epidemiological drug-use survey
    Michael Fendrich
    Department of Psychiatry, Institute for Juvenile Research, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Addict Behav 30:175-81. 2005
    ....
  19. pmc Prevalence of recent illicit substance use and reporting bias among MSM and other urban males
    Mary Ellen Mackesy-Amiti
    Community Outreach Intervention Projects, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Addict Behav 33:1055-60. 2008
    ..The use of biological testing in epidemiological studies of substance use can reduce the uncertainty of such comparisons...
  20. ncbi request reprint The utility of drug testing in epidemiological research: results from a general population survey
    Michael Fendrich
    Department of Psychiatry, Institute for Juvenile Research, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Addiction 99:197-208. 2004
    ..To assess the utility of biological testing in a general population survey for estimating prevalence and evaluating self-report data quality...
  21. pmc Childhood risk factors for alcohol abuse and psychological distress among adult lesbians
    Tonda L Hughes
    Department of Public Health, Mental Health and Administrative Nursing, UIC National Center of Excellence in Women s Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 31:769-89. 2007
    ..This study examined the relationships between childhood and family background variables, including sexual and physical abuse, and subsequent alcohol abuse and psychological distress in adult lesbians...
  22. pmc Symptoms of substance dependence and risky sexual behavior in a probability sample of HIV-negative men who have sex with men in Chicago
    Mary Ellen Mackesy-Amiti
    Community Outreach Intervention Projects, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60612, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 110:38-43. 2010
    ..This study examines the relationship between self-reported symptoms of substance dependence and risky sexual behavior among 187 HIV-negative men who have sex with men...
  23. ncbi request reprint Migration and substance use: evidence from the U.S. National Health Interview Survey
    Timothy P Johnson
    Survey Research Laboratory, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60607, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 37:941-72. 2002
    ..These findings provide an important and representative profile of the substance use patterns of one of the largest international migration streams of the past one hundred years...
  24. pmc Correlates of quality of life among African American and white cancer survivors
    Alicia K Matthews
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
    Cancer Nurs 35:355-64. 2012
    ..African Americans continue to suffer disproportionately from cancer morbidity and mortality, with emerging evidence suggesting potential quality of life (QOL) disparities in the survivorship period...
  25. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood effects on drug reporting
    Jerome Richardson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Addiction 98:1705-11. 2003
    ..To examine whether neighborhood racial characteristics are associated with the under reporting of life time cocaine/crack use...
  26. ncbi request reprint Acculturation and cardiovascular disease screening practices among Mexican Americans living in Chicago
    Janine M Jurkowski
    Department of Disability and Human Development, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:411-7. 2005
    ..To examine acculturation as a correlate of cardiovascular disease screening practices among Mexican Americans...
  27. doi request reprint Self-rated health assessed by web versus mail modes in a mixed mode survey: the digital divide effect and the genuine survey mode effect
    Jae Mahn Shim
    Department of Sociology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Med Care 51:774-81. 2013
    ..To investigate differences in self-rated health (SRH) between web and mail questionnaires in a mixed mode survey and to provide a model that explains those differences...
  28. pmc Drinking in the age of the Great Recession
    Judith A Richman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Addict Dis 31:158-72. 2012
    ..Economy-related stressors manifested significant effects on both male and female consumptions patterns, but most LCCGR subscales were more clearly related to problematic drinking patterns in men compared with women...
  29. pmc Sexual victimization and hazardous drinking among heterosexual and sexual minority women
    Tonda L Hughes
    University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing M C 802, 845 South Damen Avenue, Room 956, Chicago, IL 60612, United States
    Addict Behav 35:1152-6. 2010
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Reliability and concurrent validity of the CAGE screening questions: A comparison of lesbians and heterosexual women
    Timothy P Johnson
    Survey Research Laboratory, Public Administration Program, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 40:657-69. 2005
    ..Although this pilot study is limited by the nonprobability sample, we conclude that evaluating the appropriateness of other alcohol and drug abuse measures in high-risk populations, such as lesbians, should be a research priority...
  31. doi request reprint Accuracy of self-reported cancer-screening histories: a meta-analysis
    Garth H Rauscher
    School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:748-57. 2008
    ..Survey data used to study trends in cancer screening may overestimate screening utilization while potentially underestimating existing disparities in use...
  32. doi request reprint Neighborhood changes in concentrated immigration and late stage breast cancer diagnosis
    Young Ik Cho
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:9-14. 2011
    ..They further suggest that cancer screening and follow-up resources should be directed to areas experiencing rapid increases in immigrant populations...
  33. pmc Are racial differences in patient-physician cancer communication and information explained by background, predisposing, and enabling factors?
    Clara Manfredi
    Program for Cancer Control and Population Science, Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Health Commun 15:272-92. 2010
    ..These differences persisted after controlling for all other factors. Future research should focus on the informational disadvantages of African American patients and how such disadvantages may affect cancer treatment decisions...
  34. ncbi request reprint Standardized assessment of substance-related, other psychiatric, and comorbid disorders among probationers
    Arthur J Lurigio
    Department of Criminal Justice, Loyola University Chicago, 820 N Michigan Ave, Room 923, Lewis Towers, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 47:630-52. 2003
    ..In light of these findings, probation administrators are urged to invest more resources in treating drug use, mental illness, and codisorders, the latter of which is associated with a higher risk of violent behaviors...
  35. ncbi request reprint A contextual profile of club drug use among adults in Chicago
    Michael Fendrich
    Department of Psychiatry University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Addiction 98:1693-703. 2003
    ..To better understand the prevalence, correlates, risk factors and context of club drug use among US adults in the City of Chicago...
  36. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse and homelessness: direct or indirect effects?
    Jonathan B VanGeest
    Medicine and Public Health, American Medical Association, Survey Research Laboratory, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60610, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:455-61. 2002
    ..To investigate whether substance abuse is a direct factor in the explanation of homelessness or one that operates indirectly through disaffiliation and human capital processes to place individuals at greater risk of the condition...
  37. pmc Advanced practice nurses facilitating clinical translational research
    Lauren C Schramp
    University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Clin Med Res 8:131-4. 2010
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Studying alcohol use prior to sexual intercourse among female sex workers in eastern Indonesia
    Iko Safika
    Survey Research Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 48:1595-9. 2013
    ..This article describes procedures used to research FSWs' alcohol use during commercial sex in the Eastern part of Indonesia. Challenges, lessons learned, and recommendations for best practices are discussed. ..
  39. ncbi request reprint The association between neighborhood socioeconomic status and ovarian cancer tumor characteristics
    Caryn E Peterson
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics MC 923, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 West Taylor Street, Chicago, IL, 60612 4336, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 25:633-7. 2014
    ..Neighborhood socioeconomic status (SES) has been associated with more aggressive and advanced tumors for other cancer sites, and this may also be true for ovarian cancer...
  40. ncbi request reprint Correlates of underutilization of gynecological cancer screening among lesbian and heterosexual women
    Alicia K Matthews
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Prev Med 38:105-13. 2004
    ..Study aims were to examine cervical cancer risk factors, screening patterns, and predictors of screening adherence in demographically similar samples of lesbian (N=550) and heterosexual women (N=279)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Physician beliefs about substance misuse and its treatment: findings from a U.S. survey of primary care practitioners
    Timothy P Johnson
    Survey Research Laboratory, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago, 412 S Peoria Street, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 40:1071-84. 2005
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Psychological and social risks of behavioral research
    Susan M Labott
    Health Psychology Service, Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    IRB 26:11-5. 2004
  43. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the effects of a smoking cessation intervention using the multilevel thresholds of change model
    Sally A Freels
    University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Eval Rev 26:40-58. 2002
    ..The written component had a stronger independent effect than the televised component. Intervention effects were strongest within women who were initially precontemplative...
  44. ncbi request reprint Drinking and drinking-related problems among heterosexual and sexual minority women
    Sharon C Wilsnack
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 9037, Grand Forks, North Dakota 58202 9037, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:129-39. 2008
    ..Here we compare rates of high-risk and problem drinking in a large sample of Chicago-area lesbians and a national sample of age- and education-matched urban heterosexual women...
  45. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer risk and screening: a comparison of lesbian and heterosexual women
    Dana L Brandenburg
    Department of Family Medicine and Comunity Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Women Health 45:109-30. 2007
    ..It was hypothesized that lesbians would have higher objective cancer risk estimates and report more behavioral and screening risk factors for breast cancer than heterosexual women...
  46. pmc Validity of self-reported substance use in men who have sex with men: comparisons with a general population sample
    Michael Fendrich
    Center for Addiction and Behavioral Health Research, Helen Bader School of Social Welfare, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:752-9. 2008
    ..To understand the validity of self-reported recent drug use in men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Methodologies for improving response rates in surveys of physicians: a systematic review
    Jonathan B VanGeest
    Kennesaw State University, Georgia, USA
    Eval Health Prof 30:303-21. 2007
    ..Researchers should continue to implement design strategies that have been documented to improve the survey response of physicians...
  48. pmc Vicarious exposure to terrorist attacks and substance use: results from an urban household survey
    Adam M Lippert
    Center for Addiction and Behavioral Health Research, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    J Urban Health 85:411-27. 2008
    ..Law enforcement and social-structural explanations for the findings are discussed...
  49. ncbi request reprint Editors' Introduction to this Special Issue on Club Drug Epidemiology
    Michael Fendrich
    Subst Use Misuse 40:1179-84. 2005

Research Grants3

  1. Race/Ethnic Variability in survey Question Processing and Response
    Timothy Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This is an important goal, as health surveys are one of the key yardsticks by which public health disparities are measured. ..
  2. Race/Ethnic Variability in survey Question Processing and Response
    Timothy Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This is an important goal, as health surveys are one of the key yardsticks by which public health disparities are measured. ..