Kimberly A Kaphingst
Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
- Effects of patient health literacy, patient engagement and a system-level health literacy attribute on patient-reported outcomes: a representative statewide surveyKimberly 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...
- Effect of cognitive dysfunction on the relationship between age and health literacyKimberly 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...
- Factors affecting frequency of communication about family health history with family members and doctors in a medically underserved populationKimberly 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...
- 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...
- Feasibility and diagnostic accuracy of brief health literacy and numeracy screening instruments in an urban emergency departmentChristopher 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...
- Relationship between self-reported racial composition of high school and health literacy among community health center patientsKimberly 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...
- 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...
- Self-reported segregation experience throughout the life course and its association with adequate health literacyMELODY 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...
- Health Literacy INDEX: development, reliability, and validity of a new tool for evaluating the health literacy demands of health information materialsKimberly 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...
- "You don't have to keep everything on paper": African American women's use of family health history toolsTess 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...
- Family history and risk of breast cancer: nurses' health studyGraham 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....