Genomes and Genes
Summary: Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.
Publications351 found, 100 shown here
- Why don't physicians follow clinical practice guidelines? A framework for improvementM D Cabana
Department of Pediatrics, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
JAMA 282:1458-65. 1999..Despite wide promulgation, clinical practice guidelines have had limited effect on changing physician behavior. Little is known about the process and factors involved in changing physician practices in response to guidelines...
- False-positive psychology: undisclosed flexibility in data collection and analysis allows presenting anything as significantJoseph P Simmons
Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Psychol Sci 22:1359-66. 2011..05), flexibility in data collection, analysis, and reporting dramatically increases actual false-positive rates...
- Increasing response rates to postal questionnaires: systematic reviewPhil 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...
- The quality of health care delivered to adults in the United StatesElizabeth A McGlynn
RAND, Santa Monica, Calif 90407, USA
N Engl J Med 348:2635-45. 2003..We have little systematic information about the extent to which standard processes involved in health care--a key element of quality--are delivered in the United States...
- Using global positioning systems in health research: a practical approach to data collection and processingJacqueline Kerr
Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, 92093 0811, USA
Am J Prev Med 41:532-40. 2011..The standardization of data collection and processing procedures will improve data quality, allow more-meaningful comparisons across studies and ..
- Smartphone versus pen-and-paper data collection of infant feeding practices in rural ChinaShuyi Zhang
Department of Integrated Early Childhood Development, Capital Institute of Pediatrics, Beijing, China
J Med Internet Res 14:e119. 2012Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (MNCH) household survey data are collected mainly with pen-and-paper. Smartphone data collection may have advantages over pen-and-paper, but little evidence exists on how they compare.
- How many scientists fabricate and falsify research? A systematic review and meta-analysis of survey dataDaniele Fanelli
INNOGEN and ISSTI Institute for the Study of Science, Technology and Innovation, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 4:e5738. 2009..Considering that these surveys ask sensitive questions and have other limitations, it appears likely that this is a conservative estimate of the true prevalence of scientific misconduct...
- The use of mobile phones as a data collection tool: a report from a household survey in South AfricaMark Tomlinson
Department of Psychology, Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602, South Africa
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 9:51. 2009..the ease of implementation, and the extent to which community health workers with little experience of data collection could be trained and successfully supervised to collect data using mobile phones in a large baseline survey
- Are secondary data sources on the neighbourhood food environment accurate? Case-study in Glasgow, UKSteven Cummins
Healthy Environments Research Programme, Department of Geography, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, UK
Prev Med 49:527-8. 2009..To assess the validity of a publicly available list of food stores through field observations of their existence, in order to contribute to research on neighbourhood food environments and health...
- Collecting behavioural data using the world wide web: considerations for researchersS D Rhodes
The Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
J Epidemiol Community Health 57:68-73. 2003To identify and describe advantages, challenges, and ethical considerations of web based behavioural data collection.
- Methodologies for improving response rates in surveys of physicians: a systematic reviewJonathan B VanGeest
Kennesaw State University, Georgia, USA
Eval Health Prof 30:303-21. 2007..Researchers should continue to implement design strategies that have been documented to improve the survey response of physicians...
- Using respondent-driven sampling methodology for HIV biological and behavioral surveillance in international settings: a systematic reviewMohsen Malekinejad
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
AIDS Behav 12:S105-30. 2008..This review has shown that RDS is an effective technique, when designed and implemented appropriately, to sample most-at-risk populations for HIV biological and behavioral surveys...
- The foodscape: classification and field validation of secondary data sourcesAmelia A Lake
Applied Biosciences, School of Applied Sciences, Northumbria University, Ellison Building, Newcastle upon Tyne NE18ST, UK
Health Place 16:666-73. 2010..6%), while Yell.com and the Yellow Pages were low (51.2% and 50.9%, respectively). To improve the quality of secondary data, multiple sources should be used in order to achieve a realistic picture of the foodscape...
- The PARIHS framework--a framework for guiding the implementation of evidence-based practiceJo Rycroft-Malone
Royal College of Nursing Institute, Oxford, United Kingdom
J Nurs Care Qual 19:297-304. 2004
- Use of the Internet and e-mail for health care information: results from a national surveyLaurence Baker
Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif 94305 5405, USA
JAMA 289:2400-6. 2003..Available estimates of use and impact vary widely. Without accurate estimates of use and effects, it is difficult to focus policy discussions or design appropriate policy activities...
- Improvements in access to malaria treatment in Tanzania following community, retail sector and health facility interventions -- a user perspectiveSandra Alba
Dept Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
Malar J 9:163. 2010..The effect of these interventions on understanding and treatment of malaria was studied in rural Tanzania. The data also enabled an investigation of the determinants of access to treatment...
- Why is it difficult to implement e-health initiatives? A qualitative studyElizabeth Murray
e Health Unit, Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2 PF, UK
Implement Sci 6:6. 2011....
- Cost of disorders of the brain in EuropePatrik Andlin-Sobocki
Stockholm Health Economics, Stockholm, Sweden
Eur J Neurol 12:1-27. 2005
- Why we need easy access to all data from all clinical trials and how to accomplish itPeter C Gøtzsche
Nordic Cochrane Centre, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 9, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
Trials 12:249. 2011..I propose the contents of such legislation and of appropriate sanctions to hold accountable those who refuse to share their data...
- Accelerometer-determined steps per day in US adultsCatrine Tudor-Locke
Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:1384-91. 2009..This accelerometer is known to have a lower sensitivity threshold than accepted pedometers, leading to relatively higher step estimates...
- Measuring the food environment: state of the scienceLeslie A Lytle
Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1054, USA
Am J Prev Med 36:S134-44. 2009....
- Patient compliance with paper and electronic diariesArthur A Stone
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Stony Brook University, NY 11794, USA
Control Clin Trials 24:182-99. 2003..The findings call into question the use of paper diaries and suggest that electronic diaries with compliance-enhancing features are a more effective way of collecting diary information...
- Response rate and completeness of questionnaires: a randomized study of Internet versus paper-and-pencil versionsSissel Marie Kongsved
Department of Clinical Social Medicine, Centre of Public Health, Central Denmark Region, Aarhus, Denmark
J Med Internet Res 9:e25. 2007..However, Internet-based data collection may differ from traditional methods with respect to response rate and data quality as well as the validity ..
- Methods of data collection in qualitative research: interviews and focus groupsP Gill
Faculty of Health, Sport and Science, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, CF37 1DL
Br Dent J 204:291-5. 2008This paper explores the most common methods of data collection used in qualitative research: interviews and focus groups...
- Microcosting quantity data collection methodsKevin D Frick
Department of Health Policy and Management, Health Services Research and Development Center, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 1901, USA
Med Care 47:S76-81. 2009..Such studies are useful for estimating the cost of new technologies or new community-based interventions, for producing estimates in studies that include nonmarket goods, and for studying within-procedure cost variation...
- The cost diary: a method to measure direct and indirect costs in cost-effectiveness researchM E Goossens
Institute for Rehabilitation Research, Hoensbroek, The Netherlands
J Clin Epidemiol 53:688-95. 2000..The use of the diary was evaluated, studying the feasibility, the influence of the period of data collection on the results, and some aspects of validity...
- What is meant by intention to treat analysis? Survey of published randomised controlled trialsS Hollis
Medical Statistics Unit, Fylde College, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YF
BMJ 319:670-4. 1999..To assess the methodological quality of intention to treat analysis as reported in randomised controlled trials in four large medical journals...
- Measures of the food environment: a compilation of the literature, 1990-2007Robin A McKinnon
National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
Am J Prev Med 36:S124-33. 2009....
- A review of randomized controlled trials comparing the effectiveness of hand held computers with paper methods for data collectionShannon J Lane
Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:23. 2006..Handheld computers are increasingly favoured over paper and pencil methods to capture data in clinical research...
- Baseline survey of JPHC study--design and participation rate. Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study on Cancer and Cardiovascular DiseasesS Tsugane
Epidemiology and Biostatistics Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute East, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan
J Epidemiol 11:S24-9. 2001The data collection from cohort subjects at baseline is the core work for prospective study as well as follow-up...
- Nutrition Environment Measures Survey in stores (NEMS-S): development and evaluationKaren Glanz
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
Am J Prev Med 32:282-9. 2007..There is a need for valid, reliable measures of nutrition environments. This article reports on the development and evaluation of measures of nutrition environments in retail food stores...
- Development and assessment of the Alberta Context ToolCarole A Estabrooks
Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
BMC Health Serv Res 9:234. 2009..This paper presents the development and initial psychometric validation of the Alberta Context Tool (ACT), an eight dimension measure of organizational context for healthcare settings...
- The qualitative content analysis processSatu Elo
Department of Nursing and Health Administration, University of Oulu, Finland
J Adv Nurs 62:107-15. 2008..This paper is a description of inductive and deductive content analysis...
- Sexual behaviour in Britain: early heterosexual experienceK Wellings
Centre for Sexual Health Research, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, WC1E 7HT, London, UK
Lancet 358:1843-50. 2001..We report the results of the second National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal 2000)...
- Sampling and coverage issues of telephone surveys used for collecting health information in Australia: results from a face-to-face survey from 1999 to 2008Eleonora Dal Grande
Population Research and Outcome Studies, Department of Health, South Australia, Australia
BMC Med Res Methodol 10:77. 2010..To examine the trend of "mobile only" households, and households that have a mobile phone or landline telephone listed in the telephone directory, and to describe these groups by various socio-demographic and health indicators...
- Binge drinking and associated health risk behaviors among high school studentsJacqueline W Miller
Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, Mailstop K 55, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
Pediatrics 119:76-85. 2007....
- The HIV/AIDS Surveillance Project mapping approach: an innovative approach for mapping and size estimation for groups at a higher risk of HIV in PakistanFaran Emmanuel
HIV AIDS Surveillance Project, Agriteam Canada Consulting Ltd, and Centre for Global Public Health, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
AIDS 24:S77-84. 2010..We developed a mapping approach to gather data on distribution, number of settings, operational typologies and estimated size of female sex workers (FSWs), male sex workers, hijra sex workers and injection drug users in Pakistan...
- Scientists behaving badlyBrian C Martinson
HealthPartners Research Foundation, 8100 34th Avenue South, PO Box 1524, Mailstop 21111R, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55440 1524, USA
Nature 435:737-8. 2005
- HIV-related stigma and knowledge in the United States: prevalence and trends, 1991-1999Gregory M Herek
Department of Psychology, University of California at Davis, 1 Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616 8686, USA
Am J Public Health 92:371-7. 2002..This study assessed the prevalence of AIDS stigma and misinformation about HIV transmission in 1997 and 1999 and examined trends in stigma in the United States during the 1990s...
- Web-based data collection yielded an additional response bias--but had no direct effect on outcome scalesAndreas Mayr
Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Chair of Biometry and Epidemiology, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Waldstr 6, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
J Clin Epidemiol 65:970-7. 2012To assess and to evaluate possible effects arising from Web-based data collection on the results of a study.
- Research use of linked health data--a best practice protocolC W Kelman
Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra, ACT
Aust N Z J Public Health 26:251-5. 2002..This approach is designed to promote confidence in the community and among data custodians that there are benefits of linked health information being used and that individual privacy is being rigorously protected...
- The effect of health, socio-economic position, and mode of data collection on non-response in health interview surveysOla Ekholm
National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
Scand J Public Health 38:699-706. 2010....
- The ESHRE PGD Consortium: 10 years of data collectionJ C Harper
UCL Centre for PG and D, Institute for Women s Health, University College London, London, UK
Hum Reprod Update 18:234-47. 2012..Since it was established in 1997, the ESHRE PGD Consortium has been collecting data from international preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) centres. Ten papers have been published, including data from January 1997 to December 2007...
- Cohort Profile: The 1946 National Birth Cohort (MRC National Survey of Health and Development)Michael Wadsworth
MRC National Survey of Health and Development, Royal Free and UCL Medical School, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
Int J Epidemiol 35:49-54. 2006
- New times, new needs; e-epidemiologyAlexandra Ekman
Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Nobels vag 12a, Box 281, 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
Eur J Epidemiol 22:285-92. 2007..Tools that are better suited for the present dynamic populations are needed and the Internet presents a powerful alternative for the collection of data with several intrinsic features still unexplored...
- Use of a new public bicycle share program in Montreal, CanadaDaniel Fuller
Research Center of the Université de Montréal Hospital Center, Quebec, Canada
Am J Prev Med 41:80-3. 2011..Public bicycle share programs (PBSPs) increase population access to bicycles by deploying bicycles at docking stations throughout a city. Minimal research has systematically examined the prevalence and correlates of PBSP use...
- WHO and UNICEF estimates of national infant immunization coverage: methods and processesAnthony Burton
Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Bull World Health Organ 87:535-41. 2009..These country-specific estimates, available from 1980 onward, are updated annually...
- Systematic review of scope and quality of electronic patient record data in primary careKrish Thiru
Fisher Medical Centre Research Unit, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 1EU
BMJ 326:1070. 2003..To systematically review measures of data quality in electronic patient records (EPRs) in primary care...
- The development and evaluation of a PDA-based method for public health surveillance data collection in developing countriesPing Yu
School of Information Systems and Technology, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
Int J Med Inform 78:532-42. 2009..the opportunity of filling this gap through developing and trial of a personal digital assistant (PDA) based data collection/entry system...
- EpiCollect: linking smartphones to web applications for epidemiology, ecology and community data collectionDavid M Aanensen
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 4:e6968. 2009....
- NMR data collection and analysis protocol for high-throughput protein structure determinationGaohua Liu
Department of Chemistry, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:10487-92. 2005A standardized protocol enabling rapid NMR data collection for high-quality protein structure determination is presented that allows one to capitalize on high spectrometer sensitivity: a set of five G-matrix Fourier transform NMR ..
- Assessment of nonresponse bias in an internet survey of alcohol useKypros Kypri
Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Injury Prevention Research Unit, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:630-4. 2004..Our aim was to identify nonresponse bias and to quantify its effects on estimates of alcohol consumption, the incidence of alcohol-related problems, and the prevalence of hazardous drinking...
- Direct data capture using hand-held computers in rural Burkina Faso: experiences, benefits and lessons learntPeter Byass
Immpact, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
Trop Med Int Health 13:25-30. 2008....
- Counting the dead and what they died from: an assessment of the global status of cause of death dataColin D Mathers
Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Bull World Health Organ 83:171-7. 2005..We sought to assess the current status of global data on death registration and to examine several indicators of data completeness and quality...
- Large-scale absence of sharks on reefs in the greater-Caribbean: a footprint of human pressuresChristine A Ward-Paige
Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
PLoS ONE 5:e11968. 2010..Here we explore the contemporary distribution and sighting frequency of sharks on reefs in the greater-Caribbean and assess the possible role of human pressures on observed patterns...
- Nutrition Environment Measures Study in restaurants (NEMS-R): development and evaluationBrian E Saelens
Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
Am J Prev Med 32:273-81. 2007....
- A brief observational measure for urban neighborhoodsM O Caughy
University of Texas School of Public Health, MPH Program at UTSW Dallas, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, V8 112A, Dallas, TX 75390 9128, USA
Health Place 7:225-36. 2001....
- The use of routinely collected computer data for research in primary care: opportunities and challengesSimon de Lusignan
Primary Care Informatics, Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
Fam Pract 23:253-63. 2006..In the early years of the discipline, data were collected manually, but digital data collection now makes large volumes of data readily available...
- Influences, usage, and outcomes of Internet health information searching: multivariate results from the Pew surveysRonald E Rice
Department of Communication, 4840 Ellison Hall, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 4020, USA
Int J Med Inform 75:8-28. 2006....
- Feasibility of collecting diary data from asthma patients through mobile phones and SMS (short message service): response rate analysis and focus group evaluation from a pilot studyJacob Anhøj
H S Unit for Patient Safety, Hvidovre, Denmark
J Med Internet Res 6:e42. 2004..The Internet has been suggested as a tool for the monitoring and self-management of asthma. However, in a recent study we found that a Web interface had some disadvantages and that users stopped using the application after a short while...
- The Netherlands Epidemiology of Obesity (NEO) study: study design and data collectionRenée de Mutsert
Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Leiden University and Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
Eur J Epidemiol 28:513-23. 2013....
- Consensus statement on injury definitions and data collection procedures for studies of injuries in rugby unionColin W Fuller
Queen s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham, Centre for Sports Medicine, Nottingham, UK
Br J Sports Med 41:328-31. 2007..Adoption of the proposals presented in this consensus statement should ensure that more consistent and comparable results will be obtained from studies of injuries within rugby union...
- Surveillance Programme of IN-patients and Epidemiology (SPINE): implementation of an electronic data collection tool within a large hospital in MalawiMiguel A Sanjoaquin
Malawi Liverpool Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
PLoS Med 10:e1001400. 2013..Miguel Sanjoaquin and colleagues describe their experience of setting up an electronic patient records system in a large referral hospital in Blantyre, Malawi...
- A platform for the remote conduct of gene-environment interaction studiesJohn Gallacher
Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 8:e54331. 2013..However, conducting these studies using traditional methods, which require direct participant contact, is resource intensive. The ability to conduct gene-environment interaction studies remotely would reduce costs and increase capacity...
- Comparison of electronic data capture (EDC) with the standard data capture method for clinical trial dataBrigitte Walther
Statistics and Data Management Department, Medical Research Council, Fajara, The Gambia
PLoS ONE 6:e25348. 2011..It was performed in a West African setting, where clinical trials involve data collection from urban, rural and often remote locations.
- Responses to mental health stigma questions: the importance of social desirability and data collection methodClaire Henderson
Health Service and Population Research Department P029, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, England
Can J Psychiatry 57:152-60. 2012..regarding people with mental health problems, and an established attitudes scale, and to investigate whether social desirability affects responses to the new measures and test whether this varies according to data collection method.
- Making stillbirths count, making numbers talk - issues in data collection for stillbirthsJ Frederik Frøen
Department of Genes and Environment, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:58. 2009..This information will guide efforts to prevent stillbirths and improve quality of care...
- Measuring organizational and individual factors thought to influence the success of quality improvement in primary care: a systematic review of instrumentsSue E Brennan
School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Implement Sci 7:121. 2012..We aimed to provide guidance to support the selection of measurement instruments by systematically collating, categorising, and reviewing quantitative self-report instruments...
- Developing a guideline for clinical trial protocol content: Delphi consensus surveyJennifer Marie Tetzlaff
Ottawa Methods Centre, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Trials 13:176. 2012....
- Integrating incident data from five reporting systems to assess patient safety: making sense of the elephantOsnat Levtzion-Korach
Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 36:402-10. 2010..These data sources vary in the timing of the reporting (retrospective or prospective), severity of the events, and profession of the reporters...
- Obstetrician-gynecologists' screening patterns for anxiety during pregnancyVictoria H Coleman
Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, DC, USA
Depress Anxiety 25:114-23. 2008..Increased training in this area would allow ob-gyns to overcome what they list as the primary barrier to anxiety screening during pregnancy--that is, inadequate training about anxiety disorders...
- A novel electronic data collection system for large-scale surveys of neglected tropical diseasesJonathan D King
The Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
PLoS ONE 8:e74570. 2013..As an alternative to standard paper-based data collection, we utilized novel paperless technology to collect data electronically from over 12,000 households in Ethiopia...
- Is there a bias against telephone interviews in qualitative research?Gina Novick
Yale School of Nursing, New Haven, CT, USA
Res Nurs Health 31:391-8. 2008..Research is needed comparing these modalities, and examining their impact on data quality and their use for studying varying topics and populations. Such studies could contribute evidence-based guidelines for optimizing interview data...
- Replacing paper data collection forms with electronic data entry in the field: findings from a study of community-acquired bloodstream infections in Pemba, ZanzibarKamala Thriemer
International Vaccine Institute, SNU Research Park, San 4 8, Nakseongdae dong, Gwanak Gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea 151 600
BMC Res Notes 5:113. 2012..It is gaining in popularity and has replaced the paper-based data entry system in many studies. We report our experiences with paper- and PDA-based data collection during a fever surveillance study in Pemba Island, Zanzibar, Tanzania.
- Searching for unpublished data for Cochrane reviews: cross sectional studyJeppe Bennekou Schroll
The Nordic Cochrane Centre, Rigshospitalet, Dept 7810, Blegdamsvej 9, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
BMJ 346:f2231. 2013..To describe the experiences of authors of Cochrane reviews in searching for, getting access to, and using unpublished data...
- Methods of data collection and definitions of cardiac outcomes in the Rotterdam StudyMaarten J G Leening
Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Eur J Epidemiol 27:173-85. 2012..This article gives the methods for data collection and the up-to-date definitions of the cardiac outcomes based on international guidelines, including the ..
- When do older adults turn to the internet for health information? Findings from the Wisconsin Longitudinal StudyKathryn E Flynn
Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke University, Durham, NC 27715, USA
J Gen Intern Med 21:1295-301. 2006..However, little is known about which older adults seek health information on the internet or when...
- Households' perception of climate change and human health risks: a community perspectiveMd Aminul Haque
Institute of Public Health, Heidelberg University, Im Neuenheimer Feld 324, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
Environ Health 11:1. 2012..However, little is known about the perception of CC from the community, which is important for developing adaptation strategies...
- Inclusion of oral-systemic health in predoctoral/undergraduate curricula of pharmacy, nursing, and medical schools around the world: a preliminary studyCasey Hein
International Centre for Oral Systemic Health, USA
J Dent Educ 75:1187-99. 2011..This study provides the first formal documentation that the curricula of non-dental health care professions, specifically in medicine, nursing, and pharmacy, do not contain adequate content related to oral-systemic health...
- Effects of various methodologic strategies: survey response rates among Canadian physicians and physicians-in-trainingInese Grava-Gubins
College of Family Physicians of Canada Research, Mississauga, Ont
Can Fam Physician 54:1424-30. 2008..To increase the overall 2007 response rate of the National Physician Survey (NPS) from the survey's 2004 rate of response with the implementation of various methodologic strategies...
- Ill health and its potential influence on household consumptions in rural ChinaHong Wang
Yale University School of Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Health Policy 78:167-77. 2006..In addition, the decline of the percentages of other consumptions is much larger for households with hospitalization than for households with chronic diseases...
- Measurement of the local food environment: a comparison of existing data sourcesMichael D M Bader
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
Am J Epidemiol 171:609-17. 2010..Results suggest that researchers should have reasonable confidence using whichever method (or combination of methods) is most cost-effective and theoretically appropriate for their research design...
- Handheld computers for self-administered sensitive data collection: a comparative study in PeruAntonio Bernabe-Ortiz
School of Public Health and Administration, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:11. 2008..The goal of this study is to evaluate the quality of sexual behavior data collected with handheld computers in comparison with paper-based questionnaires...
- Effect of health expenses on household capabilities and resource allocation in a rural commune in VietnamKim Thuy Nguyen
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
PLoS ONE 7:e47423. 2012..We aim to re-conceptualize the impact of health expenses on household "flourishing" in terms of "basic capabilities."..
- Malaysian and Thai smokers' beliefs about the harmfulness of 'light' and menthol cigarettesB King
VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
Tob Control 19:444-50. 2010..This study explored the extent to which Malaysian and Thai smokers believe "light" and menthol cigarettes are less harmful than "regular" cigarettes and the correlates of these beliefs...
- Screening for cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's disease and other dementias: opinions of European caregivers, payors, physicians and the general publicJ Bond
Institute of Health and Society and Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
J Nutr Health Aging 14:558-62. 2010..In order to do this effectively, further work is required to identify good assessment guidelines for use during opportunistic screening for cognitive impairment in primary care...
- Modern geographical reconnaissance of target populations in malaria elimination zonesGerard C Kelly
Pacific Malaria Initiative Support Centre, Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Malar J 9:289. 2010..These operations aimed to examine modern approaches to GR to define the spatial distribution of target populations to support contemporary malaria elimination interventions...
- Correlates of medication knowledge and adherence: findings from the residency research network of South TexasSandra Burge
Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78220, USA
Fam Med 37:712-8. 2005..This analysis examined factors associated with medication knowledge and adherence in family medicine patients with chronic conditions...
- Measurement of fine particles and smoking activity in a statewide survey of 36 California Indian casinosRuo Ting Jiang
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 21:31-41. 2011..Elevated PM₂.₅ concentrations in casinos can be attributed primarily to SHS. Average PM₂.₅ concentrations during 0.5-1 h visits to smoking areas exceeded 35 μg/m³ for 90% of the casino visits...
- Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale: validity and development of a short formEster Cerin
Institute of Human Performance, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1682-91. 2006..The aim of this study was to examine the factorial and criterion validity of the Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale (NEWS) and to develop an abbreviated version (NEWS-A)...
- Challenges in using mobile phones for collection of antiretroviral therapy adherence data in a resource-limited settingJessica E Haberer
Department of General Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
AIDS Behav 14:1294-301. 2010..Despite near ubiquity of mobile phone technology in resource-limited settings, individual level collection of healthcare data presents challenges. Further research is needed for effective training and incentive methods...
- Incidence of intraoperative hypotension as a function of the chosen definition: literature definitions applied to a retrospective cohort using automated data collectionJilles B Bijker
Department of Perioperative Care and Emergency Medicine, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
Anesthesiology 107:213-20. 2007..It is unknown whether the incidences of IOH found with those different definitions are comparable. The authors aimed to describe the relation between the chosen definition and incidence of IOH...
- A feasibility study of computer-assisted health-related quality of life data collection in patients with oral and oropharyngeal cancerL Millsopp
Liverpool University Dental Hospital, UK
Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 35:761-4. 2006..was completed using TST and a semi-structured interview was used to evaluate patients' experience of the data collection process. Forty-one of 44 consecutive cancer patients agreed to participate in the study...
- Real-time data collection for pain: appraisal and current statusArthur A Stone
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8790, USA
Pain Med 8:S85-93. 2007..We plan to discuss the use of RTDC in the assessment of pain, including issues pertaining to its rationale, sampling protocols, and our opinion on the current status of the methodology...
- Reporting of sample size calculation in randomised controlled trials: reviewPierre Charles
INSERM, U738, Paris, France
BMJ 338:b1732. 2009..To assess quality of reporting of sample size calculation, ascertain accuracy of calculations, and determine the relevance of assumptions made when calculating sample size in randomised controlled trials...
- Effect of existing practices on reducing Aedes aegypti pre-adults in key breeding containers in Ho Chi Minh City, VietnamAtaru Tsuzuki
Department of Vector Ecology and Environment, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan
Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:752-7. 2009..Appropriate cover use was an effective practice; however, no beneficial role of the knowledge related to dengue in promoting the practice was identified...
- Google trends: a web-based tool for real-time surveillance of disease outbreaksHerman Anthony Carneiro
Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114 2696, USA
Clin Infect Dis 49:1557-64. 2009..Suitable Web search query proxies for diseases need to be established for specialized tools or syndromic surveillance. This unique and innovative technology takes us one step closer to true real-time outbreak surveillance...
- Neighborhood residence and mental health problems of 5- to 11-year-oldsYange Xue
School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:554-63. 2005..Little research has investigated possible effects of neighborhood residence on mental health problems in children such as depression, anxiety, and withdrawal...
- Data standards for clinical research data collection forms: current status and challengesRachel L Richesson
Department of Pediatrics, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 18:341-6. 2011Case report forms (CRFs) are used for structured-data collection in clinical research studies...
- Design of a handheld electronic pain, treatment and activity diaryRoger Luckmann
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01760, USA
J Biomed Inform 43:S32-6. 2010..Diary queries are followed by multiple choice responses customized to the patients' expected responses. Usability testing confirmed user comprehension and acceptability of the queries, response sets, and interface...
- Will elephants soon disappear from West African savannahs?Philippe Bouché
Unité de Gestion des Ressources Forestières et des Milieux Naturels, Université de Liège Gembloux Agro Bio Tech, Gembloux, Belgium
PLoS ONE 6:e20619. 2011....
- Genetic variation and regulatory networks: Mechanisms and complexityDANA PE ER; Fiscal Year: 2009..These tools will be made publicly available, including a friendly graphical user interface and visualization. ..
- Prevention of Complications in ThalassemiaElliott P Vichinsky; Fiscal Year: 2011..national research trials in thalassemia, and enrolling patients from CHRCO in the CDC Thalassemia Universal Data Collection Program and investigations of sero-conversions and suspected blood borne pathogens...
- Anti-Inflammatory Glycosaminoglycan Ethers for Treatment of PeriodontitisJUSTIN RODNEY SAVAGE; Fiscal Year: 2011..GlycoMira works with a world-class team of practicing periodontists on experimental models for preclinical data collection, with the goal of filing an Investigational New Drug Application (IND) as a milestone for the Phase II ..
- Comparative Resistance Exercise Effects on Knee Osteoarthritis Pain, Functional IKEVIN ROBERT VINCENT; Fiscal Year: 2013..The primary location for data collection for the proposed study will be the Human Dynamics Laboratory within the Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine ..
- AMERICAN SOCIETY OF HUMAN GENETICS PUBLIC HEALTH GENETICS FELLOWSHIPJoann A Boughman; Fiscal Year: 2011..apos;^g,} To add more Project Nan^ative File attachments, please use the attachment buttons below. Add QptionalvRrbject Narrative File Delete Optional Project Narrative,File View Qptional:Prdject Narrative-File ..
- Community Participation Research of Breastfeeding Disparities in African AmericanTamar Ringel Kulka; Fiscal Year: 2009..b>Data collection will include the use of secondary/existing databases for general demographics and breastfeeding patterns in ..
- Enzymatic Regulation of S-Glutathionylation : Role in Apoptosis and DiseaseJohn J Mieyal; Fiscal Year: 2012..Increased knowledge of how these enzymes regulate the balance between cell survival and cell death will promote innovative therapeutic development. ..
- Sex Hormones in Postmenopausal Women in the Diabetes Prevention ProgramCatherine Kim; Fiscal Year: 2012..Using plasma stored from the baseline data collection and 2 years after randomization, we propose to examine ESH (testosterone, estradiol, sex hormone binding ..
- Yale Drug Abuse, Addiction, and HIV Research Scholars (Yale-DAHRS)PATRICK O'CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2013..established, high quality post-doctoral training programs at Yale;(3) The use of clinical informatics for data collection, data management, diagnostic tool development, and information dissemination;and (4) The integration of such ..
- C. Difficile Outcomes and Effectiveness of Treatment Strategies in SCICharlesnika T Evans; Fiscal Year: 2013..As previously mentioned, how significance will be determined (chance findings) needs to be discussed. 8. Data Collection Issues, Including Respondent Burden: Since already existing VA data bases will be used, there are no patient ..
- Improving Patient Safety: Context and Nurses'Work Processes for Pressure UlcersLynn M Soban; Fiscal Year: 2013..5. Adequacy of Data. Strengths: * The data collection plan is carefully designed and clearly explained;additional details were added to address some of the ..
- Secondary Muscle Pathology &Metabolic Dysregulation in Adult with Cerebral PalsyMark Peterson; Fiscal Year: 2013..renowned mentors and collaborators from 6 disciplines to gain content expertise, and to learn specific data collection techniques for identifying morphological and cellular differences in skeletal muscle and adipose tissue ..
- Outcomes of Infertility Treatments in Clinic and Population-Based CohortsJoseph B Stanford; Fiscal Year: 2010..The study will include questionnaire design and piloting, data linkage, participant recruitment, and data collection through record reviews and surveys of women about their treatments and pregnancies...
- Hyperglycemia and Pregnancy Outcome(HAPO)Follow Up StudyBoyd E Metzger; Fiscal Year: 2013..racially diverse cohort of women in the 3rd trimester of gestation using a common protocol and data collection instruments, uniform training of personnel and a central laboratory...
- Comparative Effectiveness Research in Pediatric Rheumatic Diseases: Leveraging CACAROL A contact WALLACE; Fiscal Year: 2010..Data elements will inform the following domains and will allow varying levels of data collection (demographics, core disease features, treatment, co-morbidities, laboratory and radiology usage and data, ..
- The Role of Circadian Periodicity in Human Cardiovascular Disease and DiabetesJohn P Forman; Fiscal Year: 2013..In this study, we propose to draw on both new data collection and extensive existing genetic data from the ongoing Nurses'Health Study (NHS) cohort...
- Optimizing Chronic Disease Prevention and Management in Advanced DementiaJennifer Tjia; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Geriatric Conditions and Disablement in the Older Adult PopulationChristine T Cigolle; Fiscal Year: 2013..in the epidemiology of geriatric conditions and (2) training in the design and implementation of primary data collection for large epidemiologic studies of older adults...
- Prevalence and Impact of Frailty among Dialysis PatientsKirsten L Johansen; Fiscal Year: 2013..We recently completed data collection for a new USRDS special study, the Comprehensive Dialysis Study (CDS), in which 1,646 incident dialysis ..
- The New England Family Study: Fifty Year Post-Perinatal Follow-Up for Life CourseERIC contact LOUCKS; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Mediators of Atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in AmericaAlka M Kanaya; Fiscal Year: 2013..We used identical methods and measures for data collection to efficiently compare the South Asian sample with the MESA ethnic groups...
- Race-based social stress and health trajectories from adolescence to adulthoodJacquelynne S Eccles; Fiscal Year: 2010..Measures gathered across seven waves of data collection (ages 12 to 30) include histories of perceived discrimination based on race/ethnicity;beliefs, behaviors, and ..
- North Lawndale Diabetes Community Action ProjectSTEVEN contact WHITMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010..Qualitative methods will supplement quantitative data collection in better documenting issues related to translatability, assessing both community strengths which facilitate ..
- Core Center for BioBehavioral Sciences of Communication DisordersMabel L Rice; Fiscal Year: 2013..investigators on use of electronic outlets for recruitment and retention of participants as well as primary data collection and the human subjects protection issues associated with each of those uses...
- Mechanisms and consequences of sleep disordered breathing in COPDCynthia D Brown; Fiscal Year: 2012..Brown will acquire additional experience in clinical trial design, data collection, and statistical analysis in addition to gaining new skills in the quantitative analysis of respiratory data ..
- Establishing the Precursors of Osteoporosis in ChildrenXiping Xu; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Food Environment, Diet Quality and Disparities in ObesityAdam Drewnowski; Fiscal Year: 2013..be administered by phone in wks 3 and 4, and food frequency questionnaires will be administered in week 4 of data collection. To be able to establish causality between environmental and dietary variables and health outcomes, the ..
- North Carolina Birth Defects Study To Evaluate Pregnancy Exposures (NC BD-STEPS)Andrew Olshan; Fiscal Year: 2013..and Prevention (NCCBDRP) was established in Fall 2002 and has been a major contributor to the collaborative data collection and research enterprise of the NBDPS...
- Diet, Biomarkers and Lung FunctionRui Jiang; Fiscal Year: 2010..The research proposal will include: 1) primary data collection to validate the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) food frequency questionniare (FFQ) items;and 2) ..
- Sleep Disordered Breathing and Growth in Children: A Longitudinal Cohort StudyKaren Bonuck; Fiscal Year: 2009..If SDB has a significant temporal association with GF in our longitudinal, multivariable analysis, there are strong clinical practice implications for the screening, referral, and treatment of children with GF. ..
- Health Information Technology for Chronic Kidney Disease ManagementLipika Samal; Fiscal Year: 2013..The clinical trial enrollment and data collection will rely on electronic data collected during routine care, a low-cost, feasibl approach to research...
- Mother Sibling InteractionsJulie A Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2010..b>Data collection will take place within one week of infant discharge from the hospital (enrollment), and at 1 month and 6 ..
- STATINS AND ACE INHIBITORS IN ADULTS WITH DIABETES AND COMORBID CONDITIONSDavid E Grembowski; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Growth and Cardiometabolic Risk Among In Utero Drug Exposed ChildrenSARAH ELIZABETH MESSIAH; Fiscal Year: 2013..their mothers/alternate caregivers through early adolescence and is now embarking on 2 additional waves of data collection at ages 16 -18 years...
- Risk for Dysfunctional Romantic Relationships for AdultsDeborah M Capaldi; Fiscal Year: 2013..Proposed data collection includes two additional waves 2 years apart, when the men will be in their mid 30s (OYS Couples Study Time 8 ..
- VCU Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's HealthJerome F Strauss; Fiscal Year: 2011..the Office of Research offers workshops on grant writing, conducting animal research, IRB 101, Internet-based data collection, technology transfer, research administration, budgeting, and negotiating contracts with industry...
- Perinatal Stress and programming of childhood wheeze and lung functionRosalind J Wright; Fiscal Year: 2013..biomarkers of stress-reactivity in mothers and children already in an existing database, and proposes new data collection at age 6 years to more definitively characterize wheezing phenotypes and lung function characteristics ..
- Predictive Ability of Gene Expression Signatures In Skin as SSc BiomarkersMONIQUE EVANGELINE HINCHCLIFF; Fiscal Year: 2013..in Rheumatology Methodology/Data Management Core that provides methodological support for study design and data collection and analysis;4) the Department of Medicine (DOM) New Investigator Career Enhancement Seminars designed to ..
- GENETIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE COURSE OF ALCOHOL USE IN WOMENCarolyn E Sartor; Fiscal Year: 2013..hands-on experience conducting statistical analyses with existing data as well as data from the proposed new data collection, and formal coursework...
- Obesity and Metabolic Risk Disparities: Underlying Food Environment FactorsPenny Gordon-Larsen; Fiscal Year: 2013..Our overall impact is to identify economic and food environment factors that are associated with health and can be addressed as potential targets for intervention to reduce disparities in obesity and metabolic risk. ..
- Planning a clinical trial of Flash-heated breast milk to decrease morbidity, imprCaroline J Chantry; Fiscal Year: 2010..design and sample size;choose study sites;attempt to secure funding;the design, translation and piloting of data collection instruments;application to US and Tanzanian IRBs;and plan staff trainings, among other necessary tasks to ..
- Transplant Associated Infection Surveillance Network Phase IIPETER GEORGE PAPPAS; Fiscal Year: 2012..of standard surveillance methodology across multiple sites will significantly improve the quality and ease of data collection for important pathogens...
- STROKE INCIDENCE AND RISK FACTORS IN A TRI-ETHNIC REGIONRalph L Sacco; Fiscal Year: 2013..This grant supports continued follow-up and outcome detection and expansion of data collection in this cohort...
- Comparative safety &effectiveness of antihypertensive medications in pregnancyBRIAN THOMAS BATEMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013..This combination of intensive research, mentoring, and formal education will provide the necessary background for me to become a successful, independent researcher in obstetric pharmacoepidemiology. ..
- Sugar-sweetened beverage taxes, beverage purchasing patterns, and weightJamie F Chriqui; Fiscal Year: 2013..Johnson Foundation-supported Bridging the Gap Program;the local tax data will be compiled through primary data collection. All analyses will account for the moderating impact of individual level demographic and SES characteristics;..
- Longitudinal Studies of Autism Spectrum Disorders: 2 to 23Catherine Lord; Fiscal Year: 2012..This data collection is still ongoing (ages are now 16-20)...
- Mapping Etiological Pathways to SV Perpetration from Childhood to Young AdulthoodMichele Ybarra; Fiscal Year: 2011..Findings from the extended follow-up of the Growing up with Media study will provide insight into the etiology of sexual violence perpetration as youth transition from adolescence into adulthood. ..
- Monitoring Social Change: Health, Reproduction, AgingBarry M Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2012..We propose to further enhance the value of this unique survey by adding rounds of data collection in 2009 and 2011 and expanding the scope of the survey to include, for the first time, collection of fasting ..
- Research and Mentoring on Energetic Factors and Cancer: Established InvestigatorLeslie Bernstein; Fiscal Year: 2013..Further mentees will work to develop an approach to expand data collection in a cohort of breast cancer survivors and develop similar research efforts for colon and endometrial cancer ..
- Waterpipe tobacco smoke: toxicant exposure and effectsTHOMAS EVAN EISSENBERG; Fiscal Year: 2012..In an observational study, trained staff will use rigorous sampling and data collection procedures to study group waterpipe tobacco smoking in local cafs...
- South Carolina Study for Adolescents and Young Adults with Rare ConditionsSUZANNE W MCDERMOTT; Fiscal Year: 2013..Finally, we plan to assess the ability of other states to conduct the linked administrative data analyses and make recommendations that will be generalizable. ..
- Lipid genotypes, phenotypes, and colorectal adenomas: Elucidating mechanismsPolly A Newcomb; Fiscal Year: 2013..New data collection includes: 1) genotyping extracted DNA;2) measuring lipids from stored plasma or from medical records;and 3) ..
- Mission Reconnect: Promoting Resilience and Reintegration of Post-Deployment VeteJanet Kahn; Fiscal Year: 2013..that leverages innovations in web-based and mobile device technologies to maximize access, utilization, and data collection. 5. Conduct an RCT with 160 dyads of OIF/OEF veterans and their chosen partners. 6...
- Biopsychosocial approaches to healthy agingTerrie Vasilopoulos; Fiscal Year: 2012..training in advanced behavioral genetic statistics and longitudinal analysis;3) gain hands-on experience in data collection in longitudinal studies of aging and 4) examine the complex relationships among, cognitive, physical and ..
- The Johnston County OA Project: Arthritis and DisabilityJoanne M Jordan; Fiscal Year: 2013..The protocol and data collection instruments for T3 are now in development, and will be available and approved by the time this grant, if ..
- Impact of an Indoor Stove Intervention on Indicators of Cardiorespiratory HealthJennifer L Peel; Fiscal Year: 2012..We recently completed data collection for a cook stove intervention study in 123 households in a semi-rural area of Nicaragua...
- EPIDEMIOLOGY OF HELICOBACTER PYLORI TRANSMISSIONJulie Parsonnet; Fiscal Year: 2010..pylori differ from person-to-person and from population-to-population, we hope this study will also expand the toolkit of immunoepidemiology for further studies in human populations. ..
- Cervical Dysplasia and Human Papillomavirus Infection in Rheumatoid Arthritis.SEOYOUNG CATHERINE KIM; Fiscal Year: 2013..Both Divisions have valuable resources including space, equipment, and knowledgeable faculty including experts in RA research as well as pharmacoepidemiology to help me achieve my goals. ..
- CAT B Existing Wyoming PRAMSJoseph Grandpre; Fiscal Year: 2013..Wyoming PRAMS uses a combination of two data collection approaches: statewide mailings of the surveys and telephone follow-up with women who do not return the survey ..
- CHILDHOOD DIOXIN EXPOSURE AND ENERGY HOMEOSTASIS DYSREGULATIONJane S Burns; Fiscal Year: 2010..Our comprehensive data collection will enable us to assess the interactions of these exposures and factors such as caloric intake and physical ..
- Feasibility, Efficacy, and Mechanisms of Surgical vs Medical Diabetes TreatmentDavid R Flum; Fiscal Year: 2012..needed to approach to accomplish appropriate sample sizes, to assess the reliability of passive and active data collection mechanisms, to determine the accuracy of assignment of concurrent healthcare utilization (HCU) measurements, ..
- A Large Randomized Trial of Vitamin D, Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cognitive DeclineJae H Kang; Fiscal Year: 2013..We propose an exciting substudy, incorporating cognitive testing among VITAL participants aged 65+ years to evaluate whether marine omega-3 fatty and vitamin D may be important in the maintenance of cognitive function in men and women. ..
- USING CLAIMS DATA FOR CANCER SURVEILLANCELynne Penberthy; Fiscal Year: 2000..Information from the primary data collection will be compared to that of the four data sources to assess their accuracy...
- Multi-source clinical Question Answering systemGuergana Savova; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- METHODS FOR INCOMPLETE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES DATAThomas Belin; Fiscal Year: 2001..depends on being able to partition initial non-responders into some who do respond to a second attempt at data collection and those who do not...
- Non-Intrusive Automated Portable Data Collection System for Aging SurveysCindy Crump; Fiscal Year: 2009..It is fully responsive to PA-06-471 with a non-intrusive (or non-obtrusive) wireless data collection system to increase the portability, speed, ease and cost-effectiveness of collecting biological data and ..
- Electronic Image Trial Management SystemCOLIN EDWARD RHODES; Fiscal Year: 2010..The FDA believes automation of data collection, submission and analysis is a critical step toward streamlining clinical trials and is considering a ..
- Clinically enhanced multi-purpose administrative dataset for comparative effectivHamisu Salihu; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Tools for Measuring and Analyzing Cortisol Levels in Population Studies of HealthAna V Diez Roux; Fiscal Year: 2010..The overall goal of our project is to improve the methodological tools and data collection protocols necessary to understand how upstream determinants (such as neighborhood-level factors) trigger ..
- Advanced Computational Framework for Decision Support in Critically Ill ChildrenRandall C Wetzel; Fiscal Year: 2010..This will enable decision support for diagnosis, management, therapy and outcomes serving the functions of disease detection, direct patient care, quality, and safety. ..
- Methadone Benefit Elimination--Oregon Health PlanBret Fuller; Fiscal Year: 2003..The first wave of data collection began in February 2003; with a second wave in the first weeks of April 2003; and a third data collection ..
- Developing a Community-Based ASD Research RegistryPETER DOEHRING; Fiscal Year: 2009..system that will create an electronic directory with tracking and email follow-up, and enable secure online data collection. Through a program of training and support, and involvement in an Advisory Committee, community partners will ..
- Reducing Risk in Cardiac Rehabilitation: Partners Together in Health (PaTH) InterBernice Yates; Fiscal Year: 2009..and the cardiac rehabilitation program staff about the intervention and the study) and of the proposed data collection plan (by assessing percent of questionnaires completed, amount of missing data, amount of time required for ..
- The Effects of Insiderness on Data in the Dominican RepublicMARIANO SANA; Fiscal Year: 2010..The standard norm in contemporary data collection and data editing practices in LDCs is to privilege "strangers" over "insiders"...
- SHARE-HRS Training Harmonization and CertificationAXEL BOERSCH SUPAN; Fiscal Year: 2009..harmonization of the survey instrument at the design phase;(b) harmonization of fieldwork procedures at the data collection stage;and (c) ex-post harmonization of variables that differ due to institutional differences across ..
- Clinical trials data collection during patient care using a novel technology soluGREGORY JAMES CLARY; Fiscal Year: 2010..a novel hardware and software combination solution composed of the Livescribe Pulse Smartpen with Mi-Forms data collection software, for use in clinical data collection during patient care documentation at the bedside...
- Synthetic Data Generation for Small Area EstimationJOE SAKSHAUG; Fiscal Year: 2009..decisions in small geographic areas, including those that are typically underrepresented in large-scale data collection projects...
- Digital Assistant Supported Medication Adherence and Medical Monitoring SystANTHONY STERNS; Fiscal Year: 2009..The system brings together state-of- the-art medication reminding and real-time field data collection and reporting software in a completely portable package...
- R-axis IV++ Detector and Vari-Max Optics for X-ray Crystallographic StudiesMavis Agbandje McKenna; Fiscal Year: 2009..software required for this equipment to be integrated into the existing macromolecular X-ray diffraction data collection facility at the University of Florida (UF)...
- Survey Nonresponse Bias, HIPAA, and Mixed Data Collection ModesTimothy Beebe; Fiscal Year: 2009..Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Authorization Form (HAF) and the use of a mixed-mode data collection design. Our specific aims are to: 1)...
- Data Evaluation for Early Disease Outbreak DetectionKenneth Kleinman; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..