Eleanor Singer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic variations in knowledge and attitudes about genetic testing
    Eleanor Singer
    Survey Research Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    Genet Test 8:31-43. 2004
  2. pmc Communicating disclosure risk in informed consent statements
    Eleanor Singer
    Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics 5:1-8. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Deficits and variations in patients' experience with making 9 common medical decisions: the DECISIONS survey
    Brian J Zikmund-Fisher
    VA Health Services Research and Development Center for Clinical Management Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Med Decis Making 30:85S-95S. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Use of the Internet and ratings of information sources for medical decisions: results from the DECISIONS survey
    Mick P Couper
    Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106, USA
    Med Decis Making 30:106S-114S. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Patients' knowledge about 9 common health conditions: the DECISIONS survey
    Angela Fagerlin
    VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Med Decis Making 30:35S-52S. 2010
  6. doi request reprint The role of perceived benefits and costs in patients' medical decisions
    Eleanor Singer
    Research Professor Emerita, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MIResearch Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MIAssociate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan and Research Scientist, VA Ann Arbor Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor, MISenior Scientific Advisor to the Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making and Senior Research Fellow at the Survey Research Center, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MAResearch Director, Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making, Boston, MAJohn O Blackburn Professor of Business, Fuqua Business School and Professor of Public Policy, Duke University, Durham, NCSenior Research Associate, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MIAssistant Professor, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, and Research Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Expect 17:4-14. 2014
  7. ncbi request reprint Incentives for survey participation when are they "coercive"?
    Eleanor Singer
    Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:411-8. 2006
  8. pmc The role of numeracy in informed consent for surveys
    Mick P Couper
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics 4:17-26. 2009
  9. doi request reprint The DECISIONS study: a nationwide survey of United States adults regarding 9 common medical decisions
    Brian J Zikmund-Fisher
    VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Med Decis Making 30:20S-34S. 2010

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic variations in knowledge and attitudes about genetic testing
    Eleanor Singer
    Survey Research Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    Genet Test 8:31-43. 2004
    ..African-Americans and Latinos are also less knowledgeable about genetic testing than non-Hispanic Whites, and they are less likely to have the financial resources or insurance coverage that would facilitate access to testing...
  2. pmc Communicating disclosure risk in informed consent statements
    Eleanor Singer
    Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics 5:1-8. 2010
    ..We explore some implications of these findings for researchers seeking to provide adequate information to potential survey respondents without alarming them unnecessarily...
  3. doi request reprint Deficits and variations in patients' experience with making 9 common medical decisions: the DECISIONS survey
    Brian J Zikmund-Fisher
    VA Health Services Research and Development Center for Clinical Management Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Med Decis Making 30:85S-95S. 2010
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  4. doi request reprint Use of the Internet and ratings of information sources for medical decisions: results from the DECISIONS survey
    Mick P Couper
    Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106, USA
    Med Decis Making 30:106S-114S. 2010
    ..The rise in Internet use for seeking health information raises questions about the role the Internet may play in how patients make medical decisions...
  5. doi request reprint Patients' knowledge about 9 common health conditions: the DECISIONS survey
    Angela Fagerlin
    VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Med Decis Making 30:35S-52S. 2010
    ..To make informed decisions, patients must have adequate knowledge of key decision-relevant facts...
  6. doi request reprint The role of perceived benefits and costs in patients' medical decisions
    Eleanor Singer
    Research Professor Emerita, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MIResearch Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MIAssociate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan and Research Scientist, VA Ann Arbor Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor, MISenior Scientific Advisor to the Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making and Senior Research Fellow at the Survey Research Center, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MAResearch Director, Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making, Boston, MAJohn O Blackburn Professor of Business, Fuqua Business School and Professor of Public Policy, Duke University, Durham, NCSenior Research Associate, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MIAssistant Professor, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, and Research Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Expect 17:4-14. 2014
    ..The greater the difference between the importance attached to benefits and costs, the greater patients' confidence in their decision. ..
  7. ncbi request reprint Incentives for survey participation when are they "coercive"?
    Eleanor Singer
    Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:411-8. 2006
    ..The article concludes with several recommendations designed to ensure the ethical use of incentives in surveys on violence and injury...
  8. pmc The role of numeracy in informed consent for surveys
    Mick P Couper
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics 4:17-26. 2009
    ..Results suggest that less numerate persons are less sensitive to extreme differences in the disclosure risk described in the hypothetical vignettes...
  9. doi request reprint The DECISIONS study: a nationwide survey of United States adults regarding 9 common medical decisions
    Brian J Zikmund-Fisher
    VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Med Decis Making 30:20S-34S. 2010
    ..Yet no study has specifically examined how and when a representative sample of patients considered, discussed, and made medical decisions...