Kimberly A Kaphingst

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Effects of patient health literacy, patient engagement and a system-level health literacy attribute on patient-reported outcomes: a representative statewide survey
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, Washington University, St, Louis, MO, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:475. 2014
  2. pmc 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. doi request reprint Effects of racial and ethnic group and health literacy on responses to genomic risk information in a medically underserved population
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine
    Health Psychol 34:101-10. 2015
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. doi request reprint Is low health literacy associated with increased emergency department utilization and recidivism?
    Richard T Griffey
    The Division of Emergency Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
    Acad Emerg Med 21:1109-15. 2014
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc Effects of patient health literacy, patient engagement and a system-level health literacy attribute on patient-reported outcomes: a representative statewide survey
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, Washington University, St, Louis, MO, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:475. 2014
    ..We examined whether the attribute of individuals' experiences with front desk staff, patient engagement through bringing questions to a doctor visit, and health literacy skills were related to two patient-reported outcomes...
  2. pmc 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. doi request reprint Effects of racial and ethnic group and health literacy on responses to genomic risk information in a medically underserved population
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine
    Health Psychol 34:101-10. 2015
    ..This randomized study examined differences in responses by type of genomic information (genetic test/family history) and disease condition (diabetes/heart disease), and by race/ethnicity in a medically underserved population...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. doi request reprint Is low health literacy associated with increased emergency department utilization and recidivism?
    Richard T Griffey
    The Division of Emergency Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
    Acad Emerg Med 21:1109-15. 2014
    ..The objective was to determine whether patients with low health literacy have higher emergency department (ED) utilization and higher ED recidivism than patients with adequate health literacy...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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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