questionnaires

Summary

Summary: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Translation, validation, and norming of the Dutch language version of the SF-36 Health Survey in community and chronic disease populations
    N K Aaronson
    Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam
    J Clin Epidemiol 51:1055-68. 1998
  2. ncbi Principles of Good Practice for the Translation and Cultural Adaptation Process for Patient-Reported Outcomes (PRO) Measures: report of the ISPOR Task Force for Translation and Cultural Adaptation
    Diane Wild
    Oxford Outcomes Ltd, Cassington, Oxford, UK
    Value Health 8:94-104. 2005
  3. ncbi The performance of the K6 and K10 screening scales for psychological distress in the Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Well-Being
    T A Furukawa
    Department of Psychiatry, Nagoya City University Medical School, Nagoya, Japan
    Psychol Med 33:357-62. 2003
  4. ncbi EQ-5D: a measure of health status from the EuroQol Group
    R Rabin
    Erasmus University Rotterdam, Centre for Health Policy and Law, The Netherlands
    Ann Med 33:337-43. 2001
  5. ncbi Physical activity assessment in children and adolescents
    J R Sirard
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Sports Med 31:439-54. 2001
  6. ncbi International physical activity questionnaire: 12-country reliability and validity
    Cora L Craig
    Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:1381-95. 2003
  7. pmc The PHQ-9: validity of a brief depression severity measure
    K Kroenke
    Regenstrief Institute for Health Care and Department of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:606-13. 2001
  8. ncbi The validity of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale. An updated literature review
    Ingvar Bjelland
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Section for Preventive Medicine, Haukeland Hospital, Armauer Hansen Building, University of Bergen, N 5021, Bergen, Norway
    J Psychosom Res 52:69-77. 2002
  9. ncbi Quality criteria were proposed for measurement properties of health status questionnaires
    Caroline B Terwee
    EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:34-42. 2007
  10. ncbi Short screening scales to monitor population prevalences and trends in non-specific psychological distress
    R C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychol Med 32:959-76. 2002

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  1. ncbi Translation, validation, and norming of the Dutch language version of the SF-36 Health Survey in community and chronic disease populations
    N K Aaronson
    Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam
    J Clin Epidemiol 51:1055-68. 1998
    ..On-going studies will generate data on the responsiveness of the SF-36 to within-group changes in health over time. Efforts are underway to translate and validate the questionnaire for use among ethnic minority groups in the Netherlands...
  2. ncbi Principles of Good Practice for the Translation and Cultural Adaptation Process for Patient-Reported Outcomes (PRO) Measures: report of the ISPOR Task Force for Translation and Cultural Adaptation
    Diane Wild
    Oxford Outcomes Ltd, Cassington, Oxford, UK
    Value Health 8:94-104. 2005
    ..The results of this review are set out as "Translation and Cultural Adaptation of Patient Reported Outcomes Measures--Principles of Good Practice" and are reported in this document...
  3. ncbi The performance of the K6 and K10 screening scales for psychological distress in the Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Well-Being
    T A Furukawa
    Department of Psychiatry, Nagoya City University Medical School, Nagoya, Japan
    Psychol Med 33:357-62. 2003
    ..Two new screening scales for psychological distress, the K6 and K10, have been developed but their relative efficiency has not been evaluated in comparison with existing scales...
  4. ncbi EQ-5D: a measure of health status from the EuroQol Group
    R Rabin
    Erasmus University Rotterdam, Centre for Health Policy and Law, The Netherlands
    Ann Med 33:337-43. 2001
    ..EQ-5D has now been translated into most major languages with the EuroQol Group closely monitoring the process...
  5. ncbi Physical activity assessment in children and adolescents
    J R Sirard
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Sports Med 31:439-54. 2001
    ....
  6. ncbi International physical activity questionnaire: 12-country reliability and validity
    Cora L Craig
    Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:1381-95. 2003
    ..The International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) was developed as an instrument for cross-national monitoring of physical activity and inactivity...
  7. pmc The PHQ-9: validity of a brief depression severity measure
    K Kroenke
    Regenstrief Institute for Health Care and Department of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:606-13. 2001
    ..While considerable attention has focused on improving the detection of depression, assessment of severity is also important in guiding treatment decisions. Therefore, we examined the validity of a brief, new measure of depression severity...
  8. ncbi The validity of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale. An updated literature review
    Ingvar Bjelland
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Section for Preventive Medicine, Haukeland Hospital, Armauer Hansen Building, University of Bergen, N 5021, Bergen, Norway
    J Psychosom Res 52:69-77. 2002
    ..To review the literature of the validity of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS)...
  9. ncbi Quality criteria were proposed for measurement properties of health status questionnaires
    Caroline B Terwee
    EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:34-42. 2007
    ..number of systematic reviews have been published in which the measurement properties of health status questionnaires are compared. For a meaningful comparison, quality criteria for measurement properties are needed...
  10. ncbi Short screening scales to monitor population prevalences and trends in non-specific psychological distress
    R C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychol Med 32:959-76. 2002
    ..A 10-question screening scale of psychological distress and a six-question short-form scale embedded within the 10-question scale were developed for the redesigned US National Health Interview Survey (NHIS)...
  11. ncbi A brief measure for assessing generalized anxiety disorder: the GAD-7
    Robert L Spitzer
    Biometrics Research Department, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1092-7. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to develop a brief self-report scale to identify probable cases of GAD and evaluate its reliability and validity...
  12. ncbi Depression, chronic diseases, and decrements in health: results from the World Health Surveys
    Saba Moussavi
    Department of Measurement and Health Information Systems, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 370:851-8. 2007
    ..Depression is often comorbid with other chronic diseases and can worsen their associated health outcomes. Few studies have explored the effect of depression, alone or as a comorbidity, on overall health status...
  13. ncbi The estimation of a preference-based measure of health from the SF-36
    John Brazier
    Sheffield Health Economics Group, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, UK
    J Health Econ 21:271-92. 2002
    ..These problems must be weighed against the rich descriptive ability of the SF-6D, and the potential application of these models to existing and future SF-36 data set...
  14. ncbi Validation and utility of a self-report version of PRIME-MD: the PHQ primary care study. Primary Care Evaluation of Mental Disorders. Patient Health Questionnaire
    R L Spitzer
    Biometrics Research Department, New York State Psychiatric Institute, and Columbia University, New York 10032, USA
    JAMA 282:1737-44. 1999
    ..The Primary Care Evaluation of Mental Disorders (PRIME-MD) was developed as a screening instrument but its administration time has limited its clinical usefulness...
  15. ncbi Interpretation of changes in health-related quality of life: the remarkable universality of half a standard deviation
    Geoffrey R Norman
    Program for Educational Research and Development, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Med Care 41:582-92. 2003
    ..A number of studies have computed the minimally important difference (MID) for health-related quality of life instruments...
  16. ncbi International variation in the prevalence of COPD (the BOLD Study): a population-based prevalence study
    A Sonia Buist
    Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Lancet 370:741-50. 2007
    ..We aimed to measure the prevalence of COPD and its risk factors and investigate variation across countries by age, sex, and smoking status...
  17. ncbi Development and first validation of the COPD Assessment Test
    P W Jones
    St George s University of London, UK
    Eur Respir J 34:648-54. 2009
    ..Current health-related quality of life questionnaires provide valid assessment of COPD, but are complex, which limits routine use...
  18. ncbi ALSPAC--the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children. I. Study methodology
    J Golding
    Institute of Child Health, University of Bristol, UK
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 15:74-87. 2001
    ..The study has an open policy in regard to collaboration within strict confidentiality rules...
  19. ncbi Worldwide time trends in the prevalence of symptoms of asthma, allergic rhinoconjunctivitis, and eczema in childhood: ISAAC Phases One and Three repeat multicountry cross-sectional surveys
    M Innes Asher
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Lancet 368:733-43. 2006
    ..We repeated the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) at least 5 years after Phase One, to examine changes in the prevalence of symptoms of these disorders...
  20. ncbi Survey of chronic pain in Europe: prevalence, impact on daily life, and treatment
    Harald Breivik
    University of Oslo, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty Division Rikshospitalet, Department of Anaesthesiology, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Norway
    Eur J Pain 10:287-333. 2006
    ..Forty percent had inadequate management of their pain. Interesting differences between countries were observed, possibly reflecting differences in cultural background and local traditions in managing chronic pain...
  21. ncbi The Patient Health Questionnaire Somatic, Anxiety, and Depressive Symptom Scales: a systematic review
    Kurt Kroenke
    Regenstrief Institute, Inc and the Department of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 32:345-59. 2010
    ..An efficient means for measuring and monitoring all three conditions would be desirable...
  22. ncbi Intimate partner violence and women's physical and mental health in the WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence: an observational study
    Mary Ellsberg
    PATH, Washington, DC, USA
    Lancet 371:1165-72. 2008
    ..This article summarises findings from ten countries from the WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence against women...
  23. pmc Amount of time spent in sedentary behaviors and cause-specific mortality in US adults
    Charles E Matthews
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:437-45. 2012
    ..Sedentary behaviors predominate modern life, yet we do not fully understand the adverse effects of these behaviors on mortality after considering the benefits of moderate-vigorous physical activity (MVPA)...
  24. ncbi The COSMIN study reached international consensus on taxonomy, terminology, and definitions of measurement properties for health-related patient-reported outcomes
    Lidwine B Mokkink
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:737-45. 2010
    ..The aim was to clarify and standardize terminology and definitions of measurement properties by reaching consensus among a group of experts and to develop a taxonomy of measurement properties relevant for evaluating health instruments...
  25. pmc Cohort profile: the 45 and up study
    Emily Banks
    Sax Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 37:941-7. 2008
  26. pmc The COSMIN checklist for assessing the methodological quality of studies on measurement properties of health status measurement instruments: an international Delphi study
    Lidwine B Mokkink
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 19:539-49. 2010
    ..We present the COSMIN checklist and the agreement of the panel on the items of the checklist...
  27. ncbi The Oswestry Disability Index
    J C Fairbank
    Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:2940-52; discussion 2952. 2000
    ..This review is based on publications using the ODI identified from the authors' personal databases, the Science Citation Index, and hand searches of Spine and current textbooks of spinal disorders...
  28. ncbi The Patient Health Questionnaire-2: validity of a two-item depression screener
    Kurt Kroenke
    Regenstrief Institute for Health Care and Department of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Med Care 41:1284-92. 2003
    A number of self-administered questionnaires are available for assessing depression severity, including the 9-item Patient Health Questionnaire depression module (PHQ-9)...
  29. ncbi Reproducibility and relative validity of the short questionnaire to assess health-enhancing physical activity
    G C Wanda Wendel-Vos
    Department for Chronic Diseases Epidemiology, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, P O Box 1, 3720 BA, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:1163-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine reproducibility and relative validity of the Short QUestionnaire to ASsess Health-enhancing physical activity (SQUASH)...
  30. pmc The development of instruments to measure the work disability assessment behaviour of insurance physicians
    Romy Steenbeek
    TNO Work and Employment, PO Box 718, 2130 AS Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:1. 2011
    ..On the basis of the Attitude--Social norm--self Efficacy (ASE) model, we have developed measurement instruments for assessment behaviour and its determinants...
  31. ncbi The estimation of a preference-based measure of health from the SF-12
    John E Brazier
    Health Economics and Decision Science Group, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    Med Care 42:851-9. 2004
    ..It has become widely used in clinical trials and routine outcome assessment because of its brevity and psychometric performance, but it cannot be used in economic evaluation in its current form...
  32. ncbi Global physical activity questionnaire (GPAQ): nine country reliability and validity study
    Fiona C Bull
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Loughborough, Perth, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 6:790-804. 2009
    ..Instruments to assess physical activity are needed for (inter)national surveillance systems and comparison...
  33. ncbi Adherence to a Mediterranean diet and survival in a Greek population
    Antonia Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    N Engl J Med 348:2599-608. 2003
    ..Adherence to a Mediterranean diet may improve longevity, but relevant data are limited...
  34. ncbi Research guidelines for the Delphi survey technique
    F Hasson
    Centre for Nursing Research, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland
    J Adv Nurs 32:1008-15. 2000
    ..The paper does not claim to be definitive; it purports to act as a guide for those researchers who wish to exploit the Delphi methodology...
  35. pmc Validity of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire Short Form (IPAQ-SF): a systematic review
    Paul H Lee
    FAMILY A Jockey Club Initiative for a Harmonious Society, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:115. 2011
    ..Several studies validating the IPAQ-SF have been conducted with differing results, but no systematic review of these studies has been reported...
  36. ncbi The empathy quotient: an investigation of adults with Asperger syndrome or high functioning autism, and normal sex differences
    Simon Baron-Cohen
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Rd, CB2 2AH United Kingdom
    J Autism Dev Disord 34:163-75. 2004
    ..This confirmed that women scored significantly higher than men. The EQ reveals both a sex difference in empathy in the general population and an empathy deficit in AS/HFA...
  37. pmc Differences in weight status and energy-balance related behaviors among schoolchildren across Europe: the ENERGY-project
    Johannes Brug
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e34742. 2012
    ..Current data on the prevalence of overweight and energy-balance behaviors among European children is necessary to inform overweight prevention interventions...
  38. ncbi The health status of nonparticipants in a population-based health study: the Hordaland Health Study
    Ann Kristin Knudsen
    Research Section for Mental Health Epidemiology, Department of Health Promotion and Development, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 172:1306-14. 2010
    ..Participation bias is probably a greater threat to the validity of prevalence studies than to studies of associations between exposures and outcomes...
  39. ncbi Anxiety disorders in primary care: prevalence, impairment, comorbidity, and detection
    Kurt Kroenke
    Regenstrief Institute for Health Care and Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Ann Intern Med 146:317-25. 2007
    ..Anxiety, although as common as depression, has received less attention and is often undetected and undertreated...
  40. ncbi The brief illness perception questionnaire
    Elizabeth Broadbent
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Psychosom Res 60:631-7. 2006
    ..This study evaluates the Brief Illness Perception Questionnaire (Brief IPQ), a nine-item scale designed to rapidly assess the cognitive and emotional representations of illness...
  41. ncbi Interpreting the significance of changes in health-related quality-of-life scores
    D Osoba
    British Columbia Cancer Agency and University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 16:139-44. 1998
    ..To determine the significance to patients of changes in health-related quality-of-life (HLQ) scores assessed by the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) Quality of Life Questionnaire (QLQ-C30)...
  42. ncbi Web-based questionnaires: the future in epidemiology?
    Marleen M H J van Gelder
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and HTA, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Am J Epidemiol 172:1292-8. 2010
    The traditional epidemiologic modes of data collection, including paper-and-pencil questionnaires and interviews, have several limitations, such as decreasing response rates over the last decades and high costs in large study populations...
  43. pmc A systematic review of reliability and objective criterion-related validity of physical activity questionnaires
    Hendrik J F Helmerhorst
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:103. 2012
    ..Accurate measurement of physical activity (PA) and in particular by physical activity questionnaires (PAQs) remains a challenge...
  44. pmc Increasing response rates to postal questionnaires: systematic review
    Phil Edwards
    CRASH Trial Co ordinating Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1B 1DP
    BMJ 324:1183. 2002
    To identify methods to increase response to postal questionnaires.
  45. ncbi Physical activity from childhood to adulthood: a 21-year tracking study
    Risto Telama
    LIKES Research Center, Keltavuokko 4C, 40520 Jyväskylä, Finland
    Am J Prev Med 28:267-73. 2005
    ....
  46. ncbi Development of the asthma control test: a survey for assessing asthma control
    Robert A Nathan
    Asthma and allergy Associates and Research Center, Colorado Springs, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 113:59-65. 2004
    ..In a busy clinic practice with limited time and resources, there is need for a simple method for assessing asthma control with or without lung function testing...
  47. ncbi Depression is a risk factor for noncompliance with medical treatment: meta-analysis of the effects of anxiety and depression on patient adherence
    M R DiMatteo
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:2101-7. 2000
    ..This article presents a quantitative review and synthesis of studies correlating medical patients' treatment noncompliance with their anxiety and depression...
  48. ncbi What proportion of youth are physically active? Measurement issues, levels and recent time trends
    Ulf Ekelund
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrookes Hospital, Box 285, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, UK
    Br J Sports Med 45:859-65. 2011
    ..Current levels and temporal trends in PA and sport participation and the effect of assessment method on data interpretation will be summarised...
  49. ncbi St. George's Respiratory Questionnaire: MCID
    Paul W Jones
    St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    COPD 2:75-9. 2005
    ....
  50. ncbi The Netherlands Study of Depression and Anxiety (NESDA): rationale, objectives and methods
    Brenda W J H Penninx
    Department of Psychiatry EMGO Institute Institute for Neurosciences, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 17:121-40. 2008
    ..During a four-hour baseline assessment including written questionnaires, interviews, a medical examination, a cognitive computer task and collection of blood and saliva samples, ..
  51. pmc Both comprehensive and brief self-administered diet history questionnaires satisfactorily rank nutrient intakes in Japanese adults
    Satomi Kobayashi
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Epidemiol 22:151-9. 2012
    ..We compared the relative validity of nutrient intake derived from DHQ with that from the BDHQ, using semi-weighed 16-day dietary records (DRs) as reference...
  52. ncbi Agreement between self-report questionnaires and medical record data was substantial for diabetes, hypertension, myocardial infarction and stroke but not for heart failure
    Yuji Okura
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Department of Health Science Research, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, 200 First St SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:1096-103. 2004
    b>Questionnaires are used to estimate disease burden. Agreement between questionnaire responses and a criterion standard is important for optimal disease prevalence estimates...
  53. pmc Development, validity and responsiveness of the Clinical COPD Questionnaire
    Thys van der Molen
    Department of General Practice, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:13. 2003
    ..So far no validated questionnaires are available to measure symptom and functional state in daily clinical practice...
  54. pmc Assessing health status in COPD. A head-to-head comparison between the COPD assessment test (CAT) and the clinical COPD questionnaire (CCQ)
    Ioanna G Tsiligianni
    Department of Thoracic Medicine, Medical School, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, PO 71003, Greece
    BMC Pulm Med 12:20. 2012
    ..We compared the usefulness and validity of the COPD Assessment Test (CAT) and the Clinical COPD Questionnaire (CCQ), two simple questionnaires, in comparison with the St. George Respiratory Questionnaire (SGRQ).
  55. ncbi The International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ): a study of concurrent and construct validity
    Maria Hagstromer
    Unit for Preventive Nutrition Novum, Department of Biosciences, Karolinska Institutet, S 141 57 Huddinge, Sweden
    Public Health Nutr 9:755-62. 2006
    ..The short version of the IPAQ has been tested extensively and is now used in many international studies. The present study aimed to explore the validity characteristics of the long-version IPAQ...
  56. pmc Development of the Patient Activation Measure (PAM): conceptualizing and measuring activation in patients and consumers
    Judith H Hibbard
    Department of Planning, Public Policy, and Management, University of Oregon, Eugene 97403 1209, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:1005-26. 2004
    ..Controlling costs and achieving health care quality improvements require the participation of activated and informed consumers and patients...
  57. pmc Leisure time spent sitting in relation to total mortality in a prospective cohort of US adults
    Alpa V Patel
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:419-29. 2010
    ..The time spent sitting was independently associated with total mortality, regardless of physical activity level. Public health messages should include both being physically active and reducing time spent sitting...
  58. pmc The Generation R Study: design and cohort update 2010
    Vincent W V Jaddoe
    The Generation R Study Group AE006, Erasmus Medical Center, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:823-41. 2010
    ..Data collection in mothers, fathers and preschool children included questionnaires, detailed physical and ultrasound examinations, behavioural observations, and biological samples...
  59. ncbi Assessment of physical activity - a review of methodologies with reference to epidemiological research: a report of the exercise physiology section of the European Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation
    Janet M Warren
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Cambridge, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 17:127-39. 2010
    ..A framework is presented to guide researchers on the selection of the most suitable tool for use in a specific study...
  60. pmc Limits to the measurement of habitual physical activity by questionnaires
    R J Shephard
    Br J Sports Med 37:197-206; discussion 206. 2003
    Despite extensive use over 40 years, physical activity questionnaires still show limited reliability and validity...
  61. ncbi Soft drink consumption and risk of developing cardiometabolic risk factors and the metabolic syndrome in middle-aged adults in the community
    Ravi Dhingra
    Framingham Heart Study, 73 Mount Wayte Ave, Suite 2, Framingham, MA 01702 5803, USA
    Circulation 116:480-8. 2007
    ..Consumption of soft drinks has been linked to obesity in children and adolescents, but it is unclear whether it increases metabolic risk in middle-aged individuals...
  62. ncbi Relative validity of a semi-quantitative food-frequency questionnaire in an elderly Mediterranean population of Spain
    Joan D Fernandez-Ballart
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
    Br J Nutr 103:1808-16. 2010
    ..We concluded that FFQ measurements had good reproducibility and a relative validity similar to those of FFQ used in other prospective studies...
  63. pmc The Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS): development and UK validation
    Ruth Tennant
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:63. 2007
    ..This article describes the development and validation of a new scale, comprised only of positively worded items relating to different aspects of positive mental health: the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-Being Scale (WEMWBS)...
  64. ncbi Development and validation of a brief screening version of the Childhood Trauma Questionnaire
    David P Bernstein
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Dealy Hall, 3rd Floor, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 27:169-90. 2003
    ..The goal of this study was to develop and validate a short form of the Childhood Trauma Questionnaire (the CTQ-SF) as a screening measure for maltreatment histories in both clinical and nonreferred groups...
  65. pmc The Hospital Anxiety And Depression Scale
    R Philip Snaith
    Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry, University of Leeds, 21 Gledhow Wood Road, Leeds LS8 4BW, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:29. 2003
    ..It should be emphasised that self-assessment scales are only valid for screening purposes; definitive diagnosis must rest on the process of clinical examination...
  66. ncbi [Measuring the quality of life in economic evaluations: the Dutch EQ-5D tariff]
    L M Lamers
    Instituut Beleid en Management Gezondheidszorg, Erasmus MC, Postbus 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:1574-8. 2005
    ..To value EQ-5D health states by a general Dutch public. EQ-5D is a standardised questionnaire that is used to calculate quality-adjusted life-years for cost-utility analysis...
  67. ncbi The summary of diabetes self-care activities measure: results from 7 studies and a revised scale
    D J Toobert
    Chronic Illness Research Group, Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403 1983, USA
    Diabetes Care 23:943-50. 2000
    ..To review reliability, validity, and normative data from 7 different studies, involving a total of 1,988 people with diabetes, and provide a revised version of the Summary of Diabetes Self-Care Activities (SDSCA) measure...
  68. ncbi Using self-report assessment methods to explore facets of mindfulness
    Ruth A Baer
    University of Kentucky, Kentucky, USA
    Assessment 13:27-45. 2006
    The authors examine the facet structure of mindfulness using five recently developed mindfulness questionnaires. Two large samples of undergraduate students completed mindfulness questionnaires and measures of other constructs...
  69. ncbi The measurement of effort-reward imbalance at work: European comparisons
    Johannes Siegrist
    Department of Medical Sociology, University of Duesseldorf, PO Box 10 10 07, D 40001 Duesseldorf, Germany
    Soc Sci Med 58:1483-99. 2004
    ..In the light of the importance of work for adult health such investigations are crucial in advanced societies within and beyond Europe...
  70. ncbi Development and validation of the Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care (PACIC)
    Russell E Glasgow
    Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Med Care 43:436-44. 2005
    ....
  71. ncbi Neighborhood environments and physical activity among adults in 11 countries
    James F Sallis
    Active Living Research, Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:484-90. 2009
    ..Surveys were conducted in 11 countries using the same self-report environmental variables and the International Physical Activity Questionnaire, allowing analyses with pooled data...
  72. ncbi Non-response and related factors in a nation-wide health survey
    K Korkeila
    Department of General Practice, University of Turku, Finland
    Eur J Epidemiol 17:991-9. 2001
    ..To analyse selective factors associated with an unexpectedly low response rate...
  73. ncbi Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome defined by the International Diabetes Federation among adults in the U.S
    Earl S Ford
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:2745-9. 2005
    ..S. adults and to compare it with the prevalence estimated using the definition of the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP)...
  74. ncbi Physical activity and television watching in relation to risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus in men
    F B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:1542-8. 2001
    ..Television (TV) watching, a major sedentary behavior in the United States, has been associated with obesity. We hypothesized that prolonged TV watching may increase risk for type 2 diabetes...
  75. ncbi Patients' beliefs about prescribed medicines and their role in adherence to treatment in chronic physical illness
    R Horne
    Centre for Health Care Reserach, University of Brighton, UK
    J Psychosom Res 47:555-67. 1999
    ....
  76. ncbi Evidence suggesting that a chronic disease self-management program can improve health status while reducing hospitalization: a randomized trial
    K R Lorig
    Stanford University School of Medicine, California, USA
    Med Care 37:5-14. 1999
    ..It also explored the differential effectiveness of the intervention for subjects with specific diseases and comorbidities...
  77. pmc Worldwide trends in the prevalence of asthma symptoms: phase III of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC)
    Neil Pearce
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, Private Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Thorax 62:758-66. 2007
    ..In phase III the phase I survey was repeated in order to assess changes over time...
  78. pmc Estimation of minimally important differences in EQ-5D utility and VAS scores in cancer
    A Simon Pickard
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:70. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to provide a range of estimates of minimally important differences (MIDs) in EQ-5D scores in cancer and to determine if estimates are comparable in lung cancer...
  79. ncbi A short generic measure of work stress in the era of globalization: effort-reward imbalance
    Johannes Siegrist
    University of Duesseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:1005-13. 2009
    ..We evaluate psychometric properties of a short version of the original effort-reward imbalance (ERI) questionnaire. This measure is of interest in the context of assessing stressful work conditions in the era of economic globalization...
  80. pmc Test-retest reliability and construct validity of the ENERGY-child questionnaire on energy balance-related behaviours and their potential determinants: the ENERGY-project
    Amika S Singh
    VU University Medical Center, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Dpt, of Public and Occupational Health, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:136. 2011
    ..Therefore, reliable and valid tools to measure these variables in large-scale population research are needed...
  81. ncbi Comparison of the minimally important difference for two health state utility measures: EQ-5D and SF-6D
    Stephen J Walters
    Health Economics and Decision Science, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, UK
    Qual Life Res 14:1523-32. 2005
    ..Empirical work is required to determine what the smallest change is in utility scores that can be regarded as important and whether this change in utility value is constant across measures and conditions...
  82. ncbi Minimum clinically important difference in lumbar spine surgery patients: a choice of methods using the Oswestry Disability Index, Medical Outcomes Study questionnaire Short Form 36, and pain scales
    Anne G Copay
    The Spinal Research Foundation, 1831 Wiehle Avenue, Suite 200, Reston, VA 20190, USA
    Spine J 8:968-74. 2008
    ..Variable threshold values have been proposed as MCID for those instruments despite a lack of agreement on the optimal MCID calculation method...
  83. ncbi German Acupuncture Trials (GERAC) for chronic low back pain: randomized, multicenter, blinded, parallel-group trial with 3 groups
    Michael Haake
    Orthopaedic Department, University of Regensburg, Bad Abbach, Germany
    Arch Intern Med 167:1892-8. 2007
    ..To our knowledge, verum acupuncture has never been directly compared with sham acupuncture and guideline-based conventional therapy in patients with chronic low back pain...
  84. ncbi Assessment of insecticide-treated bednet use among children and pregnant women across 15 countries using standardized national surveys
    Thomas P Eisele
    Department of International Health and Development, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:209-14. 2009
    ..The gaps in ITN use and possession will likely persist in the absence of achieving a ratio of no more than two people per ITN...
  85. ncbi US valuation of the EQ-5D health states: development and testing of the D1 valuation model
    James W Shaw
    Tobacco Control Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Med Care 43:203-20. 2005
    ..The EQ-5D is a brief, multiattribute, preference-based health status measure. This article describes the development of a statistical model for generating US population-based EQ-5D preference weights...
  86. ncbi Cross-national prevalence and correlates of adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
    J Fayyad
    Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, St George Hospital University Medical Centre, PO Box 166378, Beirut Achrafieh 1100 2807, Lebanon
    Br J Psychiatry 190:402-9. 2007
    ..Little is known about the epidemiology of adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)...
  87. ncbi Dietary intake and the development of the metabolic syndrome: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Pamela L Lutsey
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Minneapolis, USA
    Circulation 117:754-61. 2008
    ....
  88. pmc Verbal autopsy: current practices and challenges
    Nadia Soleman
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, England
    Bull World Health Organ 84:239-45. 2006
    ..We asked for information from 36 field sites about field-operating procedures and reviewed 18 verbal autopsy questionnaires and 10 cause-of-death lists used in 13 countries...
  89. ncbi A yoga intervention for young adults with elevated symptoms of depression
    Alison Woolery
    University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 10:60-3. 2004
    ..Yoga teachers and students often report that yoga has an uplifting effect on their moods, but scientific research on yoga and depression is limited...
  90. ncbi Effect of tiotropium on outcomes in patients with moderate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (UPLIFT): a prespecified subgroup analysis of a randomised controlled trial
    Marc Decramer
    Respiratory Division, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Lancet 374:1171-8. 2009
    ..However, there are few data for treatment in the early stages of the disease. We examined the effect of tiotropium on outcomes in a large subgroup of patients with moderate COPD...
  91. ncbi Interpreting SF-36 summary health measures: a response
    J E Ware
    Quality Metric, Inc, Lincoln, RI 02865, USA
    Qual Life Res 10:405-13; discussion 415-20. 2001
    ..sf-36.com/test...
  92. ncbi Physical activity questionnaires for adults: a systematic review of measurement properties
    Mireille N M van Poppel
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sports Med 40:565-600. 2010
    Many questionnaires have been developed to measure physical activity (PA), but an overview of the measurement properties of PA questionnaires is lacking...
  93. pmc eHealth trends in Europe 2005-2007: a population-based survey
    Per Egil Kummervold
    Norwegian Centre for Telemedicine, University Hospital of North Norway, PO Box 35, N 9038 Tromsø, Norway
    J Med Internet Res 10:e42. 2008
    ..People are using the Internet for various health-related purposes. It is important to monitor such use as it may have an impact on the individual's health and behavior, patient-practitioner roles, and on general health care provision...
  94. ncbi Patient preference and pharmacokinetics of oral modulated UFT versus intravenous fluorouracil and leucovorin: a randomised crossover trial in advanced colorectal cancer
    M M Borner
    Early Clinical Studies Group of The European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer, Belgium
    Eur J Cancer 38:349-58. 2002
    ..v. 5-FU/LV. Oral UFT/LV compares favourably with i.v. 5-FU/LV in terms of toxicity and patient's preference and leads to prolonged 5-FU exposure, which is comparable to continuous i.v. 5-FU treatment...
  95. ncbi Psychometric evaluation of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index in cancer patients
    Susan L Beck
    University of Utah College of Nursing, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 5880, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 27:140-8. 2004
    ..Psychometric evaluation supports its internal consistency reliability and construct validity. However, the scoring is rather cumbersome and raises questions regarding level of measurement and appropriate analysis techniques...
  96. ncbi Sexual behaviour in Britain: partnerships, practices, and HIV risk behaviours
    A M Johnson
    Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Mortimer Market Centre, WC1E 6AU, London, UK
    Lancet 358:1835-42. 2001
    ....
  97. ncbi The clinical importance of changes in outcome scores after treatment for chronic low back pain
    O Hägg
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sahlgren University Hospital, 413 45 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur Spine J 12:12-20. 2003
    ..Despite improvement after treatment, the ability to sit, stand and lift, remain notable problems...
  98. ncbi The HCL-32: towards a self-assessment tool for hypomanic symptoms in outpatients
    Jules Angst
    Zurich University Psychiatric Hospital, Lenggstrasse 31, P O Box 1931, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Affect Disord 88:217-33. 2005
    ..As such, an instrument for self-assessment of hypomanic symptoms might increase the detection of suspected and of manifest, but under-treated, cases of bipolar disorders...
  99. ncbi painDETECT: a new screening questionnaire to identify neuropathic components in patients with back pain
    Rainer Freynhagen
    Klinik fur Anasthesiologie, Universitatsklinikum Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Curr Med Res Opin 22:1911-20. 2006
    ....
  100. pmc Assessing a new approach to verbal autopsy interpretation in a rural Ethiopian community: the InterVA model
    Mesganaw Fantahun
    Department of Community Health, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
    Bull World Health Organ 84:204-10. 2006
    ..We compared results with those obtained after review of the VA by local physicians, with a view to validating the model as a community-based tool...
  101. ncbi Responsiveness of functional status in low back pain: a comparison of different instruments
    A J Beurskens
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Limburg, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Pain 65:71-6. 1996
    This study compares the responsiveness of three instruments of functional status: two disease-specific questionnaires (Oswestry and Roland Disability Questionnaires), and a patient-specific method (severity of the main complaint)...

Research Grants79

  1. INNER CITY COCKROACH ALLERGEN REDUCTION TRIAL
    Peyton Eggleston; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Each child and their parent will undergo a baseline evaluation that will include questionnaires. The child will undergo allergy skin tests, serum for IgE antibody to cockroach, spirometry and methacholine ..
  2. Prenatal Exposures & Procarcinogenic Mutations
    Manuela Orjuela; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Prenatal exposures have been assessed by questionnaires, air monitoring, and biomarkers...
  3. Understanding/ Treating Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Pediatric Physical Illness
    Eva Szigethy; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Autonomic, Endothelial, and Inflammatory Correlates of Sleep Duration
    MERCEDES RENEE CARNETHON; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..of 500 adults aged 35-64 from the Chicago, IL area who do not have SDB as determined by validated screening questionnaires and in-home overnight polysomnography...
  5. Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Screening Trial
    BARBARA O'BRIEN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In addition, participants completed dietary, food frequency questionnaires and subsequently a risk factor questionnaire that supplements the baseline data provided at the time they ..
  6. Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Screening Trial
    Mona Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In addition, participants completed dietary, food frequency questionnaires and subsequently a risk factor questionnaire that supplements the baseline data provided at the time they ..
  7. Behavioral Activation Therapy for Rural Veterans with Diabetes and Depression
    Aanand Dinkar Naik; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Hemoglobin A1c and PHQ-9 measurements along with self-report questionnaires will also be collected at baseline, 6 and 12 months follow- up...
  8. METABOLIC SYNDROME AND PERIODONTITIS IN POSTMENOPAUSAL WOMEN
    Michael J LaMonte; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..for alveolar crestal height (ACH);dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) for bone density and body composition;questionnaires on lifestyle habits, oral hygiene and medical history;resting blood pressure;and a fasting blood sample ..
  9. VitC to Decrease Effects of Smoking in Pregnancy on Infant Lung Function-CCC-Lead
    CYNTHIA T MCEVOY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of serial biomarkers to assess smoking and medication compliance, including urine cotinines levels, smoking questionnaires, pill counts and fasting plasma ascorbic acid levels...
  10. Effectivenss of a New Non-Invasive Erectile Support System in Aging Populations
    S ALEXANDER WEINSTOCK; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Obstetrics specialists, will conduct the research protocol using physical examinations, previously validated questionnaires, and participant interview techniques...
  11. PROSPECTIVE STUDIES OF DIET AND CANCER IN MEN AND WOMEN
    Walter C Willett; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Program supports, and depends on, the continued follow-up of 51,529 men who have completed extensive dietary questionnaires every four years since 1986 (the Health Professionals Follow-up Study, HPFS), and is also closely linked to ..
  12. VitC to Decrease Effects of Smoking in Pregnancy on Infant Lung Function-DCC
    Cynthia D Morris; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of serial biomarkers to assess smoking and medication compliance, including urine cotinines levels, smoking questionnaires, pill counts and fasting plasma ascorbic acid levels...
  13. Tadalafil for Pulmonary Hypertension Associated with Chronic Lung Disease
    SHARON IRENE SMITH ROUNDS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..ventricular function, dyspnea severity, health related quality of life assessed by validated standardized questionnaires, and, the frequency of COPD exacerbations at 12 months...
  14. Outcomes of Infertility Treatments in Clinic and Population-Based Cohorts
    Joseph B Stanford; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The results of this study will describe clinically relevant outcomes for couples seeking to have healthy children and will also inform the development of future targeted randomized trials. ..
  15. Vitamin D and Fish Oil for Autoimmune Disease, Inflammation and Joint Pain
    Karen H Costenbader; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Approximately 2000 individuals with chronic, frequent knee pain will be followed with annual questionnaires, providing ample statistical power to evaluate the supplement effects upon chronic knee pain...
  16. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY - CACHE COUNTY STUDY CENTER
    Edward Clark; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..g., telephone, computer, or mail-in questionnaires. The expected frequency of contact (face-to-face or remote) is approximately every three months through age ..
  17. The Greatest Generation: The NAS-NRC WWII Twin Registry as a Scientific Resource
    Margaret Gatz; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..service records, medical diagnoses from the period of service through 1984, 40 years of mailed epidemiological questionnaires beginning in the 1960s, education, occupation, earnings, family composition, leisure activities, and ..
  18. Celiac Disease: From Genetic Risk to Disease Development
    Susan L Neuhausen; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will obtain new sera and follow-up questionnaires from CD cases diagnosed at least five years ago...
  19. Alcohol &Antiretrovirals in HIV Infection, Oxidative Stress and Liver Disease
    Marianna K Baum; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..HIV staging (CD4 and viral load) co- morbidities, ART and other treatments will be documented. Questionnaires on demographics, BMI, food intake, and use of micronutrient supplements will be obtained and treated as ..
  20. Web-based Patient-Reported Outcomes (PRO) System for Breast Cancer Survivors
    JOHN CHRISTOPHER WEISS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..in-clinic follow-up care with a new at-home follow-up track whereby breast cancer survivors complete questionnaires to be reviewed by a clinician remotely using ISS...
  21. PTSD Hyperarousal Symptoms Treated with Physiological Stress Management
    WALTON THOMPSON ROTH; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Clinical evaluations by interviews and questionnaires on measures of symptoms and disability will be measured at the same time points...
  22. Osteoarthritis: Identification of Novel Imaging Biomarkers via 23Na/1H MRI at 7 T
    Gregory Chang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of disease progression as assessed by reference standards (radiographs, conventional MRI, and clinical questionnaires)...
  23. Food Environment, Diet Quality and Disparities in Obesity
    Adam Drewnowski; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Three 24-h food recalls will be administered by phone in wks 3 and 4, and food frequency questionnaires will be administered in week 4 of data collection...
  24. Breast Carcinoma in situ: Predicting Risk and Outcomes
    Amy Trentham-Dietz; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..any new breast cancer diagnoses and to evaluate health status and risk factor changes as measured by validated questionnaires. Available data for over 5,000 healthy population controls previously enrolled for our case-control studies ..
  25. Acupuncture for Aromatase Inhibitor-Related Arthralgias in Breast Cancer Patients
    Dawn Hershman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..52 weeks) include 1) additional assessment of joint pain/stiffness and functional status via self administered questionnaires (Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis (WOMAC), Modified Score for the Assessment and ..
  26. An internet based prospective study of time to pregnancy
    Elizabeth E Hatch; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..study, both female and male participants will complete a baseline questionnaire and bi-monthly follow-up questionnaires that collect data on a wide range of factors including alcohol consumption, caffeine intake, body mass index, ..
  27. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY SUPPORT
    Betty Wood; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..g., telephone, computer, or mail-in questionnaires. The expected frequency of contact (face-to-face or remote) is approximately every three months through age ..
  28. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY -CLINICAL BIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS
    VELAZQUEZ FRANCISCO; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..g., telephone, computer, or mail-in questionnaires. The expected frequency of contact (face-to-face or remote) is approximately every three months through age ..
  29. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY SUPPORT
    Betty Wood; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..g., telephone, computer, or mail-in questionnaires. The expected frequency of contact (face-to-face or remote) is approximately every three months through age ..
  30. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY SUPPORT
    Betty Wood; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., telephone, computer, or mail-in questionnaires. The expected frequency of contact (face-to-face or remote) is approximately every three months through age ..
  31. Effects of Vitamin D and Marine Omega-3 Fatty Acids on Anemia in the Elderly
    Nancy Berliner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..reduce the incidence of diagnosed anemia through the use of medical record review and supplementary questionnaires completed by participants'physicians...
  32. Evaluation of Safety Training, Supervision, and Injury Among Working Teenagers.
    KRISTINA MARIE ZIEROLD; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..b>Questionnaires will be administered to over 3,500 teens in three large, diverse public high schools in Jefferson Country, ..
  33. Creation of Eating/Activity Environments by New Mothers
    Deborah Young Hyman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will use questionnaires, diet and PA recalls and accelerometry to measure mothers'self-efficacy and social support for healthy ..
  34. Using a Biomarker Panel for Detecting Adolescent Depression
    John A Bilello; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Traditional reliance on clinical assessments patient interviews and/or questionnaires for diagnosing MDD in a large population would require a large amount of resource and would be further limited ..
  35. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY COORDINATING CENTER
    Elaine D Eaker; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..g., telephone, computer, or mail-in questionnaires. The expected frequency of contact (face-to-face or remote) is approximately every three months through age ..
  36. Pilot Study: Self Management Groups for Veterans with Dual Sensory Loss
    MITCHEL BRANT TURBIN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..All Veterans will take baseline questionnaires before beginning DSL group participation to assess their functional and psychosocial adaptation to DSL, and ..
  37. African and European Descent, Ocular Blood Flow and Glaucoma Progression
    Alon Harris; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..ocular perfusion pressure calculations, refraction, Pascal applanation (ocular pulse amplitude) and medical questionnaires. The proposed secondary data analysis will analyze the relationship between structural and functional disease ..
  38. Dietary patterns and root caries risk
    ELIZABETH A KAYE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..To address this hypothesis, we will use cluster analysis to identify dietary patterns from food frequency questionnaires in the DLS that are associated with reduced risk of root caries...
  39. Chromatin Immunoprecipitation (ChIP) Assay Development for FFPE human brain secti
    Mary Anne Jelinek; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Current diagnostic tools available for medical professionals are limited to questionnaires and other inherently subjective approaches...
  40. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia in Stable Heart Failure
    Nancy S Redeker; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Subjective (diaries, questionnaires) and objective (wrist actigraphy) characteristics of sleep;symptoms, and self-reported functional performance ..
  41. Vitamin D and Omega-3 Fatty Acids(VITAL Trial): Effects on Fractures
    MERYL SUSAN LEBOFF; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..VITAL cohort, will Vitamin D3 and/or EPA+DHA supplementation a) reduce the risk of falls as assessed by annual questionnaires and b) reduce frailty as determined by the questionnaire- based frailty index? Baseline and follow-up blood ..
  42. Longitudinal Studies of Autism Spectrum Disorders: 2 to 23
    Catherine Lord; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Their families have been participating in phone interviews and completing packets of questionnaires since the children were 11 years old with a focus on relationships among adaptive skills, behavior problems, ..
  43. Antenatal Dietary Supplementation is a Risk Factor for Infant Atopy Through Epige
    DAVID ALBERT SCHWARTZ; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..the first two years of life in children born to mothers participating in this study will be collected by questionnaires. We expect to identify and validate clinically relevant, quantifiable biomarkers of atopy, and in this project ..
  44. Dietary Patterns, Diet Quality + Cancer Risk
    Frank B Hu; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Detailed dietary data have been collected through validated semi-quantitative food frequency questionnaires every 2-4 years in each cohort. This competing renewal has four specific aims: 1)...
  45. NEURAL RESPONSE TO INSULIN RESISTANCE TREATMENTS
    JASON J HASSENSTAB; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..blood pressure checks, comprehensive psychometric assessment, brief psychiatric assessment, physical activity questionnaires, and structural and functional MRI...
  46. Research and Mentoring on Energetic Factors and Cancer: Established Investigator
    Leslie Bernstein; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Cohort participants have completed 4 questionnaires thus far and have unique characteristics which include few smokers (5%), access to health care, high use of ..
  47. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY
    William Hogan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., telephone, computer, or mail-in questionnaires. The expected frequency of contact (face-to-face or remote) is approximately every three months through age ..
  48. Molecular Profiles and Lifestyle Factors in Breast Cancer Prognosis
    Bette J Caan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..already collected clinical data from medical charts and lifestyle and other factors from self- administered questionnaires. The addition of the proposed intrinsic subtype (IHC) molecular markers to this resource provides an ..
  49. The Effects of Estradiol on Genetic Risk for Disordered Eating During Puberty
    Kelly L Klump; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Approximately 30 percent of the sample will be selected to exhibit elevated disordered eating. Questionnaires and interviews will be administered to each twin and at least one parent to assess disordered eating symptoms ..
  50. SUPPORT OF THE NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY INFORMATION SYSTEM
    JAMES TER MAAT; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..g., telephone, computer, or mail-in questionnaires. The expected frequency of contact (face-to-face or remote) is approximately every three months through age ..
  51. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY
    Helen Koo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., telephone, computer, or mail-in questionnaires. The expected frequency of contact (face-to-face or remote) is approximately every three months through age ..
  52. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY
    DANA DABALEA; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..g., telephone, computer, or mail-in questionnaires. The expected frequency of contact (face-to-face or remote) is approximately every three months through age ..
  53. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY
    Helen Koo; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..g., telephone, computer, or mail-in questionnaires. The expected frequency of contact (face-to-face or remote) is approximately every three months through age ..
  54. The Effect of Maternal Stress on Perinatal Development
    LISA J ECKLUND-FLORES; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Using medical records and targeted standardized questionnaires, this study will assess a variety of maternal stress factors in pregnant participants, and correlate those ..
  55. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY BIOMEDICAL (APPLIED/EXPLORATORY)
    Lee Smith; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..g., telephone, computer, or mail-in questionnaires. The expected frequency of contact (face-to-face or remote) is approximately every three months through age ..
  56. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY
    Kristina Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., telephone, computer, or mail-in questionnaires. The expected frequency of contact (face-to-face or remote) is approximately every three months through age ..
  57. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY BIOMEDICAL (APPLIED/EXPLORATORY)
    Lee Smith; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..g., telephone, computer, or mail-in questionnaires. The expected frequency of contact (face-to-face or remote) is approximately every three months through age ..
  58. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY SUPPORT
    Russell Walker; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..g., telephone, computer, or mail-in questionnaires. The expected frequency of contact (face-to-face or remote) is approximately every three months through age ..
  59. HANTAVIRUS ECOLOGY AND DISEASE IN CHILE AND PANAMA
    Gregory Mertz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will a) prospectively follow sex partner household contacts, b) administer questionnaires to assess risks such as common source exposure, sexual practices and deep kissing and c) study genital, oral ..
  60. Cohort Study of Genetic Susceptibility to Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma
    Jiali Han; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..follow-up rate, large sample size, prospective host factor assessment, and high response rate of retrospective questionnaires. Our proposal will also take advantage of the previously identified and confirmed cases of melanoma as well as ..
  61. Telehealth Tinnitus Intervention for Patients with TBI
    JAMES A contact HENRY; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Callers who pass screening are sent a package containing the informed consent form (ICF) and baseline questionnaires. About one week after screening, the Research Coordinator (RC) calls the candidate to (a) explain the ICF;(b) ..
  62. ESTROGENS AND VITAMIN A ROLE IN DISEASE PREVENTION
    Annlia Paganini Hill; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Baseline data from the original questionnaire and updated information from two follow-up questionnaires have already been obtained...
  63. SURGICAL TREATMENTS OUTCOMES PROJECT FOR DUB (STOP-DUB)
    Kay Dickersin; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The primary measure of success is resolution of bleeding problems as reported by patient questionnaires. Secondary measures of outcome include quality of life (QOL) issues...
  64. PHARMACOLOGY OF ANTICANCER DRUGS IN ADVANCED AGE
    HEINZ LENZ; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In addition to standard Phase II assessment of efficacy and toxicity, patient-completed questionnaires; will be used as a tool for the assessment of comorbidity and will be used to assess whether the elderly are ..
  65. OTHER FUNCTIONS TAS::75 0849::TAS AGRICULTURAL HEALTH STUDY PHASE IV--MOD 3:
    Marsha Dunn; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..they obtained or renewed their license to apply restricted use pesticides;spouses were recruited largely by questionnaires brought home by the pesticide applicator (81%)...
  66. Does Enhanced School-Readiness Affect Adult Health of African Americans?
    Frances A Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We intend to offer participants complete physical examinations with lab work, and to administer two questionnaires: the Behavioral risk Factor Survey to examine healthy life styles, and the Brief Symptom Inventory to screen ..
  67. PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF HEALTH IN RUNNERS AND WALKERS
    Paul Williams; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..b>Questionnaires concerning running and other physical activities in 56,000 runners have already been obtained, and additional ..
  68. Breast Cancer:Education, Counseling, and Adjustment
    Judith Haber; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..week prior to surgery, patients and partners who meet inclusion criteria (n=280 dyads) complete a set of five questionnaires to assess initial levels of the study variables. Participants are randomly assigned to one of four groups...
  69. US STUDY OF SEMEN QUALITY IN PARTNERS OF PREGNANT WOMEN
    Shanna Swan; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Protocols and questionnaires in use in Europe will be adapted minimally, as necessary for U.S. populations...
  70. The importance of Early Sexual Experiences Among Men Who Have Sex With Men
    Matthew Golden; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..CASI) regarding early homosexual experiences and sexual behavior;retrospective online follow-up questionnaires every 3 months;web-based sex diaries;and HIV/STI testing at baseline, 6, and 12 months...
  71. The Daily Interactions of Couples Coping With Breast Cancer: With Whom, About Wha
    Matthias R Mehl; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..the application responds to concerns in the field that too much of what is known about coping is derived from questionnaires. In implementing this approach within a couple-centered, dyadic research paradigm, it builds on recent ..
  72. Variants in nicotine receptors and pharmacogenetics
    Xiangning Chen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Outcome measures include responses to a battery of questionnaires administered before and after nicotine dosing, as well as skin temperature, heart rate and blood pressure ..
  73. A Web-based Tool for Assessing and Addressing Mental Health of Young Children
    Barbara Howard; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Through CHADIS 0-3, parents complete questionnaires assessing child and family functioning online via a secure website...