Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- Gaining the PROMIS perspective from children with nephrotic syndrome: a Midwest pediatric nephrology consortium studyDebbie S Gipson
Division of Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, C S Mott Children s Hospital, University of Michigan, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, SPC5297, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5297, USA
Health Qual Life Outcomes 11:30. 2013..Successful measurement of patient reported outcomes will contribute to our understanding of the impact of NS on children and adolescents...
- Promising insights into the health related quality of life for children with severe obesityDavid T Selewski
Division of Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, CS Mott Children s Hospital Room 12 250, 1540 E Hospital Drive, SPC 4297, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 4297, USA
Health Qual Life Outcomes 11:29. 2013..The purpose of this study is to begin the process of validation of the PROMIS pediatric measures in children and adolescents affected by obesity...
- Methodological issues for building item banks and computerized adaptive scalesDavid Thissen
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Qual Life Res 16:109-19. 2007....
- Using the PedsQL™ 3.0 asthma module to obtain scores comparable with those of the PROMIS pediatric asthma impact scale (PAIS)David Thissen
Department of Psychology, CB 3270, Davie Hall, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Qual Life Res 20:1497-505. 2011..One advantage of PROMIS is the ability to link other scales to the PROMIS metric...
- Development of six PROMIS pediatrics proxy-report item banksDebra E Irwin
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:22. 2012....
- PROMIS Pediatric Anger Scale: an item response theory analysisDebra E Irwin
Department of Epidemiology, CB 7295, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Qual Life Res 21:697-706. 2012..The objective of the present study was to report on the psychometric properties of the PROMIS Pediatric Anger Scale...
- Sampling plan and patient characteristics of the PROMIS pediatrics large-scale surveyDebra E Irwin
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7294, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Qual Life Res 19:585-94. 2010..This paper describes a large-scale administration of the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) pediatric items to evaluate measurement characteristics...
- Construction of the eight-item patient-reported outcomes measurement information system pediatric physical function scales: built using item response theoryEsi Morgan Dewitt
Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
J Clin Epidemiol 64:794-804. 2011..To create self-report physical function (PF) measures for children using modern psychometric methods for item analysis as part of patient-reported outcomes measurement information system (PROMIS)...
- An item response analysis of the pediatric PROMIS anxiety and depressive symptoms scalesDebra E Irwin
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Qual Life Res 19:595-607. 2010..The psychometric properties of the anxiety and depressive symptom item banks are described...
- Construction of the Pediatric Asthma Impact Scale (PAIS) for the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS)Karin B Yeatts
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27510, USA Karin
J Asthma 47:295-302. 2010..PROMIS's main goal was to develop a set of item banks and computerized adaptive tests for the clinical research community. Asthma, as the most common chronic childhood disease, was chosen for a disease-specific pediatric item bank...
- Limited-information goodness-of-fit testing of item response theory models for sparse 2 tablesLi Cai
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Br J Math Stat Psychol 59:173-94. 2006....
- Item response theory detected differential item functioning between healthy and ill children in quality-of-life measuresMichelle M Langer
Thurstone Psychometric Laboratory, University of North Carolina, Davie Hall, CB 3270, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
J Clin Epidemiol 61:268-76. 2008..To demonstrate the value of item response theory (IRT) and differential item functioning (DIF) methods in examining a health-related quality-of-life measure in children and adolescents...
- Using effect sizes for research reporting: examples using item response theory to analyze differential item functioningLynne Steinberg
Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 770204 5022, USA
Psychol Methods 11:402-15. 2006..Studies that use item response theory to detect differential item functioning provide illustrations...
- Developing tailored instruments: item banking and computerized adaptive assessmentJakob Bue Bjorner
QualityMetric Incorporated, 640 George Washington Highway, Suite 201, Lincoln, RI 02865, USA
Qual Life Res 16:95-108. 2007..Although medical research can draw upon expertise from educational testing in the development of item banks and CAT, the medical field also encounters unique opportunities and challenges...
- Practical issues in the application of item response theory: a demonstration using items from the pediatric quality of life inventory (PedsQL) 4.0 generic core scalesCheryl D Hill
RTI Health Solutions, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709 2194, USA
Med Care 45:S39-47. 2007..This article discusses results obtained using categorical confirmatory factor analysis (CCFA) to check IRT model assumptions and the application of IRT in item analysis and scale evaluation...
- 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...