Kimberly A Kaphingst

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Relationship between self-reported racial composition of high school and health literacy among community health center patients
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Department of Surgery, Division of Public Health Sciences, Campus Box 8100, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Health Educ Behav 39:35-44. 2012
  2. pmc Effects of informed consent for individual genome sequencing on relevant knowledge
    K A Kaphingst
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Clin Genet 82:408-15. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Health Literacy INDEX: development, reliability, and validity of a new tool for evaluating the health literacy demands of health information materials
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Washington University School of Medicine, Division of Public Health Sciences, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8100, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Health Commun 17:203-21. 2012
  4. pmc Patients' understanding of and responses to multiplex genetic susceptibility test results
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Genet Med 14:681-7. 2012
  5. pmc Consumers' use of web-based information and their decisions about multiplex genetic susceptibility testing
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Med Internet Res 12:e41. 2010
  6. pmc Patient responses to genetic information: studies of patients with hereditary cancer syndromes identify issues for use of genetic testing in nephrology practice
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Semin Nephrol 30:203-14. 2010
  7. pmc Educating underserved Latino communities about family health history using lay health advisors
    K A Kaphingst
    National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Public Health Genomics 14:211-21. 2011
  8. pmc Factors affecting frequency of communication about family health history with family members and doctors in a medically underserved population
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 88:291-7. 2012
  9. pmc Testing the effects of educational strategies on comprehension of a genomic concept using virtual reality technology
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 77:224-30. 2009
  10. pmc Testing communication strategies to convey genomic concepts using virtual reality technology
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Health Commun 14:384-99. 2009

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. pmc Relationship between self-reported racial composition of high school and health literacy among community health center patients
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Department of Surgery, Division of Public Health Sciences, Campus Box 8100, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Health Educ Behav 39:35-44. 2012
    ..Self-reported racial composition of school context was a significant predictor of health literacy. Transdisciplinary, multilevel intervention approaches are likely to be needed to address the health literacy needs of this population...
  2. pmc Effects of informed consent for individual genome sequencing on relevant knowledge
    K A Kaphingst
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Clin Genet 82:408-15. 2012
    ..The informed consent process improved genome sequencing knowledge. Future studies could examine how genome sequencing knowledge influences informed decision making...
  3. doi request reprint Health Literacy INDEX: development, reliability, and validity of a new tool for evaluating the health literacy demands of health information materials
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Washington University School of Medicine, Division of Public Health Sciences, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8100, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Health Commun 17:203-21. 2012
    ..Although improvement in health information materials is just one aspect of mitigating the effects of limited health literacy on health outcomes, it is an essential step toward a more health literate public...
  4. pmc Patients' understanding of and responses to multiplex genetic susceptibility test results
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Genet Med 14:681-7. 2012
    ..This study examined patients' recall and interpretation of, and responses to, genetic susceptibility test results provided directly by mail...
  5. pmc Consumers' use of web-based information and their decisions about multiplex genetic susceptibility testing
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Med Internet Res 12:e41. 2010
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  6. pmc Patient responses to genetic information: studies of patients with hereditary cancer syndromes identify issues for use of genetic testing in nephrology practice
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Semin Nephrol 30:203-14. 2010
    ..Examining whether and how these prior findings relate to the context of hereditary kidney disease is an important area for future research...
  7. pmc Educating underserved Latino communities about family health history using lay health advisors
    K A Kaphingst
    National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Public Health Genomics 14:211-21. 2011
    ..This study examined the effects of a culturally-tailored intervention led by lay health advisors (LHAs) in delivering information about FHH on participants' intentions, self-efficacy, and conceptual knowledge...
  8. pmc Factors affecting frequency of communication about family health history with family members and doctors in a medically underserved population
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 88:291-7. 2012
    ..Family history contributes to risk for many common chronic diseases. Little research has investigated patient factors affecting communication of this information...
  9. pmc Testing the effects of educational strategies on comprehension of a genomic concept using virtual reality technology
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 77:224-30. 2009
    ..This experimental study examined the effect of learning mode on comprehension of a genomic concept...
  10. pmc Testing communication strategies to convey genomic concepts using virtual reality technology
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Health Commun 14:384-99. 2009
    ..The findings also indicated that less complex metaphors might convey abstract concepts more effectively...
  11. doi request reprint The behavioral response to personalized genetic information: will genetic risk profiles motivate individuals and families to choose more healthful behaviors?
    Colleen M McBride
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 31:89-103. 2010
    ..Another promising area for research is consideration of using genetic information to identify risk shared within kinship networks and to expand the influence of behavior change beyond the individual...
  12. pmc Effects of patient-provider race concordance and smoking status on lung cancer risk perception accuracy among African-Americans
    Susan Persky
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, 31 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Ann Behav Med 45:308-17. 2013
    ..Communication of lung cancer risk information between providers and African-American patients occurs in a context marked by race-based health disparities...
  13. pmc Does numeracy correlate with measures of health literacy in the emergency department?
    Richard T Griffey
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO Washington University Institute for Public Health, St Louis, MO
    Acad Emerg Med 21:147-53. 2014
    ..The objective was to quantify the correlation between general numeracy and health literacy in an emergency department (ED) setting...
  14. pmc Presence relates to distinct outcomes in two virtual environments employing different learning modalities
    Susan Persky
    National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Cyberpsychol Behav 12:263-8. 2009
    ..Results demonstrate that presence is not uniformly elicited or effective across immersive VLEs. Educational delivery mode and environment complexity may influence the impact of presence on engagement...
  15. pmc Preferences for genetic and behavioral health information: the impact of risk factors and disease attributions
    Suzanne C O'Neill
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute National Institutes of Health NHGRI NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Ann Behav Med 40:127-37. 2010
    ..Enhancing understanding of gene-environment influences could be explored to increase engagement with health information...
  16. pmc Anchoring-and-adjustment bias in communication of disease risk
    Ibrahim Senay
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Med Decis Making 29:193-201. 2009
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  17. pmc Beliefs about heritability of cancer and health information seeking and preventive behaviors
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 2073, USA
    J Cancer Educ 24:351-6. 2009
    ..Individuals' beliefs about cancer heritability could affect their health information seeking and health behaviors...
  18. pmc Feasibility and diagnostic accuracy of brief health literacy and numeracy screening instruments in an urban emergency department
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
    Acad Emerg Med 21:137-46. 2014
    ..A secondary objective was to evaluate the feasibility of these instruments as measured by administration time, time on task, and interruptions during test administration...
  19. pmc Judging risk for multiple diseases: the role of disease worry
    Ibrahim Senay
    National Institutes of Health, USA
    J Health Psychol 18:554-60. 2013
    ..0001). The results are important for preventing biased risk perceptions in multiple-disease contexts...
  20. pmc Informed choice in direct-to-consumer genetic testing (DTCGT) websites: a content analysis of benefits, risks, and limitations
    Amanda Singleton
    GeneDx, Gaithersburg, MD, USA
    J Genet Couns 21:433-9. 2012
    ..Practices that enhance the presentation of balanced information on DTCGT company websites should be encouraged...
  21. doi request reprint What does it mean to be genomically literate?: National Human Genome Research Institute Meeting Report
    Belen Hurle
    Division of Policy, Communications and Education, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Genet Med 15:658-63. 2013
    ..This report summarizes the background, content, and outcomes from this meeting, including recommendations for a research agenda to inform decisions about how to advance genomic literacy in our society...
  22. pmc Intentions to receive individual results from whole-genome sequencing among participants in the ClinSeq study
    Flavia M Facio
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Eur J Hum Genet 21:261-5. 2013
    ..It behooves investigators to facilitate participants' desire to learn a range of information from genomic sequencing while promoting realistic expectations for its clinical and personal utility...
  23. ncbi request reprint Assessing hypothetical scenario methodology in genetic susceptibility testing analog studies: a quantitative review
    Susan Persky
    National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Genet Med 9:727-38. 2007
    ..We recommend strategies for increasing accuracy using hypothetical scenario methodology to examine genetic susceptibility test uptake prediction...
  24. pmc Family history and risk of breast cancer: nurses' health study
    Graham A Colditz
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University of St Louis, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8100, St Louis, MO 63110 1093, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 133:1097-104. 2012
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  25. ncbi request reprint Effect of cognitive dysfunction on the relationship between age and health literacy
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, USA Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 95:218-25. 2014
    ..Age is generally an inverse predictor of health literacy. However, the role of cognitive dysfunction among older adults in this relationship is not understood...
  26. ncbi request reprint Impact of intervention dose on cancer-related health behaviors among working-class, multiethnic, community health center patients
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    National Human Genome Research Institute, Social and Behavioral Research Branch, 2 Center Drive, MSC 0249, Building 2, Room 4E30, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:262-6. 2007
    ..DESIGN. Analysis of intervention condition participant data from a randomized controlled trial...
  27. pmc "You don't have to keep everything on paper": African American women's use of family health history tools
    Tess Thompson
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, Washington University in St Louis, 700 Rosedale Avenue, St Louis, MO, 63112, USA
    J Community Genet 4:251-61. 2013
    ..Practitioners should consider additional methods of encouraging patients to create written FHHs in order to share the information with health care providers...
  28. pmc Self-reported segregation experience throughout the life course and its association with adequate health literacy
    MELODY S GOODMAN
    Washington University in St Louis, School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Health Place 18:1115-21. 2012
    ..This association was independent of the respondent's race, ethnicity, age, education, and country of birth...
  29. doi request reprint Consumers' views of direct-to-consumer genetic information
    Colleen M McBride
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Annu Rev Genomics Hum Genet 11:427-46. 2010
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  30. pmc Informational content, literacy demands, and usability of websites offering health-related genetic tests directly to consumers
    Christina R Lachance
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Genet Med 12:304-12. 2010
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