Summary: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.

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  1. pmc Qualitative methods in research on healthcare quality
    C Pope
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 11:148-52. 2002
  2. ncbi Postal surveys of physicians gave superior response rates over telephone interviews in a randomized trial
    Jane S Hocking
    Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health Research, Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health and the School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:521-4. 2006
  3. pmc Care-seeking patterns for fatal malaria in Tanzania
    Don de Savigny
    Tanzania Essential Health Interventions Project, P O Box 78487, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Malar J 3:27. 2004
  4. pmc The incidence of dementia in England and Wales: findings from the five identical sites of the MRC CFA Study
    Fiona Matthews
    MRC Biostatistics Unit, Institute of Public Health, University Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 2:e193. 2005
  5. ncbi Gender, cancer experience and internet use: a comparative keyword analysis of interviews and online cancer support groups
    Clive Seale
    School of Social Sciences and Law, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 3PH, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:2577-90. 2006
  6. ncbi Experiences of anabolic steroid use: in-depth interviews with men and women body builders
    Sarah Grogan
    Department of Psychiatry, Staffordshire University, Stoke on Trent, UK
    J Health Psychol 11:845-56. 2006
  7. pmc How do consumers search for and appraise health information on the world wide web? Qualitative study using focus groups, usability tests, and in-depth interviews
    Gunther Eysenbach
    Unit for Cybermedicine and eHealth, Department of Clinical Social Medicine, University of Heidelberg, Bergheimer Str 58, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    BMJ 324:573-7. 2002
  8. ncbi "Villagers": differential treatment in a Ghanaian hospital
    Helle Max Andersen
    Institute of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksholms Kanal 4, 1220 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Soc Sci Med 59:2003-12. 2004
  9. ncbi Factors influencing inquiry about patients' alcohol consumption by primary health care physicians: qualitative semi-structured interview study
    Marja Aira
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Fam Pract 20:270-5. 2003
  10. ncbi Primary health and social care services in the UK: progress towards partnership?
    Kirstein Rummery
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, 5th Floor, Williamson Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, M13 9PL, Manchester, UK
    Soc Sci Med 56:1773-82. 2003

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  1. pmc Qualitative methods in research on healthcare quality
    C Pope
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 11:148-52. 2002
    ..The use of such methods in future studies could lead to a better understanding of how to improve quality...
  2. ncbi Postal surveys of physicians gave superior response rates over telephone interviews in a randomized trial
    Jane S Hocking
    Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health Research, Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health and the School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:521-4. 2006
    ..To compare general practitioner (GP) response to a telephone interview with response to a postal survey with three reminders in a randomized controlled trial...
  3. pmc Care-seeking patterns for fatal malaria in Tanzania
    Don de Savigny
    Tanzania Essential Health Interventions Project, P O Box 78487, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Malar J 3:27. 2004
    ..Although patterns of care-seeking during uncomplicated malaria episodes are well known, studies in cases of fatal malaria are rare. Care-seeking behaviours may differ between these groups...
  4. pmc The incidence of dementia in England and Wales: findings from the five identical sites of the MRC CFA Study
    Fiona Matthews
    MRC Biostatistics Unit, Institute of Public Health, University Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 2:e193. 2005
    ..This study aims to provide robust measures of the variation of the incidence of dementia across sites within England and Wales and produce overall estimates by age and sex...
  5. ncbi Gender, cancer experience and internet use: a comparative keyword analysis of interviews and online cancer support groups
    Clive Seale
    School of Social Sciences and Law, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 3PH, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:2577-90. 2006
    ..comparative keyword analysis, is used to compare the language of men and women with cancer in 97 research interviews and two popular internet based support groups for people with cancer...
  6. ncbi Experiences of anabolic steroid use: in-depth interviews with men and women body builders
    Sarah Grogan
    Department of Psychiatry, Staffordshire University, Stoke on Trent, UK
    J Health Psychol 11:845-56. 2006
    ..Five men and six women users took part in in-depth interviews. Four themes emerged: Steroid Use vs Abuse; Side-effects; Trusted Information Sources; and Social Pressure...
  7. pmc How do consumers search for and appraise health information on the world wide web? Qualitative study using focus groups, usability tests, and in-depth interviews
    Gunther Eysenbach
    Unit for Cybermedicine and eHealth, Department of Clinical Social Medicine, University of Heidelberg, Bergheimer Str 58, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    BMJ 324:573-7. 2002
    ..To describe techniques for retrieval and appraisal used by consumers when they search for health information on the internet...
  8. ncbi "Villagers": differential treatment in a Ghanaian hospital
    Helle Max Andersen
    Institute of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksholms Kanal 4, 1220 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Soc Sci Med 59:2003-12. 2004
    ..It is important to acknowledge that differential treatment can be understood as a form of agency, and is related to the conditions of hospital work and to the professional and social identities of health workers...
  9. ncbi Factors influencing inquiry about patients' alcohol consumption by primary health care physicians: qualitative semi-structured interview study
    Marja Aira
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Fam Pract 20:270-5. 2003
    ..However, primary care physicians are still not screening for and intervening sufficiently in their patients' alcohol misuse...
  10. ncbi Primary health and social care services in the UK: progress towards partnership?
    Kirstein Rummery
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, 5th Floor, Williamson Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, M13 9PL, Manchester, UK
    Soc Sci Med 56:1773-82. 2003
    ..It examines whether the evidence suggests that the integration of health and social care is feasible or desirable in older people's services...
  11. ncbi A randomized comparison of A-CASI and phone interviews to assess STD/HIV-related risk behaviors in teens
    Jonathan M Ellen
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Adolesc Health 31:26-30. 2002
    ..To compare response bias associated with a telephone survey of sexually transmitted disease/human immunodeficiency virus (STD/HIV)-related risk behaviors and an in-home self-administered audio computer assisted self interview (A-CASI)...
  12. ncbi Medical syncretism with reference to malaria in a Tanzanian community
    Susanna Hausmann Muela
    Swiss Tropical Institute, Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Basel
    Soc Sci Med 55:403-13. 2002
    ..Disentangling syncretic processes permits us to understand the dynamics of how information is processed by the recipients, and provides orientations for health promoters for adapting messages to the local context...
  13. ncbi The effectiveness of academic admission interviews: an exploratory meta-analysis
    James Goho
    Red River College, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Med Teach 28:335-40. 2006
    ..The purpose of this research was to assess the effectiveness of using selection interviews for admissions...
  14. ncbi Multiple mini-interviews predict clerkship and licensing examination performance
    Harold I Reiter
    Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Med Educ 41:378-84. 2007
    ..The Multiple Mini-Interview (MMI) has previously been shown to have a positive correlation with early medical school performance. Data have matured to allow comparison with clerkship evaluations and national licensing examinations...
  15. ncbi "Why don't they just tell me straight, why allocate it?" The struggle to make sense of participating in a randomised controlled trial
    Katie Featherstone
    Cardiff School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, Wales, UK
    Soc Sci Med 55:709-19. 2002
    ..In this study, in-depth, semi-structured interviews were carried out with 33 middle aged and older men with lower urinary tract symptoms related to benign prostatic ..
  16. ncbi What influences elderly peoples' decisions about whether to accept the influenza vaccination? A qualitative study
    Rosie Telford
    Robert Darbishire Practice, Rusholme Health Centre, Manchester M14 6NP, UK
    Health Educ Res 18:743-53. 2003
    ..In-depth qualitative interviews were conducted with 10 patients who accepted and 10 who refused the vaccine...
  17. ncbi The experiential knowledge of patients: a new resource for biomedical research?
    J Francisca Caron-Flinterman
    Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, Department of Biology and Society, Institute for Innovation and Transdisciplinary Research, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 60:2575-84. 2005
    ..of patient participation in biomedical research were sought through literature research and more than 60 interviews with (bio)medical scientists, patients, representatives from patients' organisations, and health professionals ..
  18. ncbi Rating the raters: assessing the quality of Hamilton rating scale for depression clinical interviews in two industry-sponsored clinical drug trials
    Nina Engelhardt
    MedAvante, Inc MedAvante, Ewing, NJ, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:71-4. 2006
    The quality of clinical interviews conducted in industry-sponsored clinical drug trials is an important but frequently overlooked variable that may influence the outcome of a study...
  19. ncbi Applying phenomenography in nursing research
    Björn Sjöström
    Institute of Health Care Pedagogics, Göteborg University and Department of Health Sciences, University of Skovde, Skovde, Sweden
    J Adv Nurs 40:339-45. 2002
    ..The outcomes of phenomenographic research are different content-related categories describing the differences in other people's ways of experiencing and conceiving their world...
  20. ncbi Who's at risk? Factors associated with intimate partner violence in the Philippines
    Michelle J Hindin
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, The Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, 650 N Wolfe Street, E4139, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Soc Sci Med 55:1385-99. 2002
    ..Only 6% of women reported IPV when all household decisions were made jointly compared to 25% when no decisions were made jointly...
  21. ncbi Men's accounts of depression: reconstructing or resisting hegemonic masculinity?
    Carol Emslie
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:2246-57. 2006
    ..However, very little research exists which examines men's experiences of depression. We analysed 16 in-depth interviews with a wide range of men with depression in the UK Our analysis explored associations between depression and men'..
  22. ncbi Uncovering the limits of patient-centeredness: implementing a self-management trial for chronic illness
    Anne Rogers
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom
    Qual Health Res 15:224-39. 2005
    ..They conducted in-depth interviews with physicians and patients, and qualitative analysis illuminated the nature of doctor-patient encounters and ..
  23. ncbi Randomized trial of supplementary interviewing techniques to enhance recall of sexual partners in contact interviews
    Devon D Brewer
    Interdisciplinary Scientific Research, Seattle, Washington 98115, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:189-93. 2005
    ..People with multiple sex partners tend to forget a significant proportion when recalling them...
  24. ncbi Perceptions around concordance--focus groups and semi-structured interviews conducted with consumers, pharmacists and general practitioners
    Jasmina Bajramovic
    School of Pharmacy, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Health Expect 7:221-34. 2004
    ..Achieving concordance by identifying beliefs about illness, treatment and medicine-taking should impact positively on behaviour and consumer satisfaction with respect to treatment, and health outcomes may be improved...
  25. pmc Practice based, longitudinal, qualitative interview study of computerised evidence based guidelines in primary care
    Nikki Rousseau
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AA
    BMJ 326:314. 2003
    ..To understand the factors influencing the adoption of a computerised clinical decision support system for two chronic diseases in general practice...
  26. ncbi A community-driven model of research participation: the Jackson Heart Study Participant Recruitment and Retention Study
    Sharon B Wyatt
    School of Nursing, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi 39216 4505, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:438-55. 2003
    ..Data were collected using a structured survey (N=125) and in-depth interviews (N=31 individual; 10 group)...
  27. ncbi Using telephone interviews to reduce nonresponse bias to mail surveys of health plan members
    Floyd Jackson Fowler
    Center for Survey Research, University of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts 02125, USA
    Med Care 40:190-200. 2002
    To assess the nonresponse bias associated with mail-survey returns and the potential for telephone interviews with nonrespondents to reduce that bias.
  28. ncbi Using qualitative interviews in CAM research: a guide to study design, data collection and data analysis
    Alex Broom
    School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9UT, UK
    Complement Ther Med 13:65-73. 2005
    ..This article provides a guide for CAM researchers on how to use qualitative interviews to produce meaningful, and methodologically sound, research findings.
  29. ncbi Telephone versus in-person interviews for alcohol use: results of the 2000 National Alcohol Survey
    Lorraine T Midanik
    Alcohol Research Group, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, CA 94709, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 72:209-14. 2003
    This study assesses differences in reports of alcohol use and alcohol-related harms using telephone and in-person interviews in a subsample of the 2000 National Alcohol Survey (NAS) (N = 411)...
  30. pmc Community concepts of malaria-related illness with and without convulsions in southern Ghana
    Collins K Ahorlu
    Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana
    Malar J 4:47. 2005
    ..Inasmuch as the presence or absence of convulsions reportedly affects timely help-seeking for malaria, a local comparison of these conditions is needed to inform malaria control...
  31. ncbi "How can we stay healthy when you're throwing all of this in front of us?" Findings from focus groups and interviews in middle schools on environmental influences on nutrition and physical activity
    Katherine W Bauer
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:34-46. 2004
    ..Focus groups and interviews were conducted with students, faculty, and staff of two public middle schools...
  32. ncbi Patients' views on interpersonal continuity in primary care: a sense of security based on four core foundations
    Inger von Bültzingslöwen
    Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, Goteborg, Sweden
    Fam Pract 23:210-9. 2006
    ..A deep and comprehensive understanding of what patients value about having a personal doctor in primary care is lacking...
  33. ncbi Laddered questions and qualitative data research interviews
    Bob Price
    Distance Learning, The RCN Institute, London, UK
    J Adv Nurs 37:273-81. 2002
    Nurse researchers frequently make use of open interviews in their studies, hoping to understand the private world of respondents, and in particular the ways in which thought and behaviour are connected to each other...
  34. ncbi Patients who use e-mediated communication with their doctor: new constructions of trust in the patient-doctor relationship
    Hege K Andreassen
    Norwegian Centre for Telemedicine, Tromsø, Norway
    Qual Health Res 16:238-48. 2006
    ..The study sheds light on some potential concerns and benefits as communication technology increasingly is integrated into the patient-doctor relationship...
  35. ncbi Personality characteristics as predictors of underreporting of energy intake on 24-hour dietary recall interviews
    Janet A Novotny
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Diet and Human Performance Laboratory, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:1146-51. 2003
    ..To identify characteristics associated with misreporting of energy intake during 24-hour dietary recalls (24 HR)...
  36. pmc Discrepancies in autobiographical memories--implications for the assessment of asylum seekers: repeated interviews study
    Jane Herlihy
    Traumatic Stress Clinic, London W1T 4PL
    BMJ 324:324-7. 2002
    ..To investigate the consistency of autobiographical memory of people seeking asylum, in light of the assumption that discrepancies in asylum seekers' accounts of persecution mean that they are fabricating their stories...
  37. pmc A story of maladies, misconceptions and mishaps: effective management of heart failure
    Carol R Horowitz
    Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1077, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Soc Sci Med 58:631-43. 2004
    ..We conducted semi-structured interviews of 19 patients with CHF treated at an urban United States hospital to elucidate their knowledge and beliefs ..
  38. ncbi Domestic violence, sexual ownership, and HIV risk in women in the American deep south
    Bronwen Lichtenstein
    Department of Criminal Justice and Institute for Rural Health Research, The University of Alabama, 430 Farrah Hall, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0320, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:701-14. 2005
    ..Two focus groups were convened to develop a definition of domestic violence as HIV risk; 50 in-depth individual interviews of HIV-positive women were subsequently conducted for specific information on the topic...
  39. ncbi How consistently do women report lifetime mammograms at successive interviews?
    Garth H Rauscher
    UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7295, USA
    Am J Prev Med 22:8-14. 2002
    ..We used data from two successive interviews of 892 women aged 50 to 74 years without a history of abnormal mammograms to investigate how consistently women ..
  40. ncbi Dementia and aggressiveness: stimulated recall interviews with caregivers after video-recorded interactions
    Kirsti Skovdahl
    Centre for Nursing Science, Orebro University Hospital, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 13:515-25. 2004
    ..Caregivers who reported problems when dealing with such behaviour and caregivers, who did not, were included in this study...
  41. ncbi Medication history on internal medicine wards: assessment of extra information collected from second drug interviews and GP lists
    S E Andersen
    Section of Clinical Pharmacology, H S Bispebjerg Hospital, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, DK 2400 Copenhagen, NV, Denmark
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 12:491-8. 2003
    To assess the extra information about patients' pre-admission medication that second drug interviews and general practitioners' (GP) drug lists add to routine medication histories.
  42. ncbi A qualitative study of physicians' perceptions of three decision aids
    Ian D Graham
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ont, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 50:279-83. 2003
    ..Semi-structured telephone interviews were conducted with 20 family physicians and 12 gynecologists about a DA for women considering long-term hormone ..
  43. ncbi Cultural context, older age and smoking in Scotland: qualitative interviews with older smokers with arterial disease
    Odette Parry
    Research Unit in Health, Behaviour and Change, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK
    Health Promot Int 17:309-16. 2002
    ..These data will be necessary to develop appropriate health promotion measures to successfully target aspects of lives that support smoking in later life...
  44. ncbi How do junior doctors working in a multicultural context make sense of somatisation?
    Noelle Junod Perron
    Policlinique de médecine, Department de Medecine communautaire, Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 135:475-9. 2005
    ..In situations where formal training is absent, the clinical context of informal learning is likely to have an important influence on junior doctors' evolving knowledge and practice...
  45. ncbi Methodological problems related to alcohol research among Turks and Moroccans living in the Netherlands: findings from semi-structured interviews
    Aafje Dotinga
    Addiction Research Institute Rotterdam, Heemraadssingel 194, 3021 DM Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ethn Health 9:139-51. 2004
    ..Furthermore, to reveal methodological problems related to research among Turks and Moroccans in general and to alcohol research among these groups in particular...
  46. ncbi Symptom severity as a predictor of reported differences of prehospital delay between medical records and structured interviews among patients with AMI
    Yoshimi Fukuoka
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California San Francisco, 2 Koret Way, Room N611E, San Francisco, CA 94143 0604, USA
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 4:171-6. 2005
    ..The time interval from symptom onset to hospital arrival can guide the decision to start reperfusion for patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  47. ncbi Breast cancer and experiences of social support. In-depth interviews of 10 women with newly diagnosed breast cancer
    B T Landmark
    Faculty of Nursing, Buskerud College, Drammen, Norway
    Scand J Caring Sci 16:216-23. 2002
    ..A qualitative method based on principles in Grounded Theory was used. Data were collected through in-depth interviews. This paper explores the experience of social support as it evolves in women's relationships with others...
  48. ncbi The effect of defined violations of test security on admissions outcomes using multiple mini-interviews
    Harold I Reiter
    Dept of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8Z 3N5, Canada
    Med Educ 40:36-42. 2006
    ..Three separate studies investigate whether anticipated security violations result in undesirable enhancement of MMI performance ratings...
  49. ncbi Elite athletes' differentiated action in trampolining: a qualitative and situated analysis of different levels of performance using retrospective interviews
    Denis Hauw
    University Institute for Teacher Education of Montpellier, France
    Percept Mot Skills 98:1139-52. 2004
    ..27 exercises performed by 10 elite athletes were ranked poor, average, or good and analyzed. Self-confrontation interviews were conducted and transcribed in relation with behavioral descriptions derived from video recordings...
  50. ncbi Using an interpreter in qualitative interviews: does it threaten validity?
    Inez Kapborga
    Department of Nursing Science, University College of Health Sciences, Jonkoping, Sweden
    Nurs Inq 9:52-6. 2002
    ..scales for use across cultures, but very little is published on the problems of conducting qualitative interviews in another language with assistance of an interpreter...
  51. pmc An evaluation of tobacco treatment specialist counseling performance using standardized patient interviews
    Lori Pbert
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:119-28. 2007
    ..A total of 64 tobacco treatment specialists completed a survey and two audiotaped standardized patient interviews. Overall, 41% and 31% of tobacco treatment specialists demonstrated 80% or more of session content and ..
  52. ncbi Conducting cognitive interviews to understand question-response limitations
    Kristen Miller
    Survey Statistician, Office of Research and Methodology, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Am J Health Behav 27:S264-72. 2003
    ..To illustrate how cognitive interviewing techniques can be used to identify question-response problems for poorer and less educated survey respondents and to describe how qualitative analyses of interviews can improve survey questionnaires.
  53. ncbi Does psychological characteristic influence physicians' communication styles? Impact of physicians' locus of control on interviews with a cancer patient and a relative
    Yves Libert
    Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Av F Roosevelt, 50, CP 191, 1050, Brussels, Belgium
    Support Care Cancer 14:230-42. 2006
    ..Physicians' psychological characteristics may influence their communication styles and may thus interfere with patient-centred communication...
  54. ncbi Parental evaluation of informing interviews for cleft lip and/or palate
    Abigail L Byrnes
    Department of Genetics, Magee Womens Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 112:308-13. 2003 record subjective information concerning parental experiences and preferences with regard to informing interviews for cleft lip and/or palate...
  55. ncbi Reliability of ratings on the Glasgow Outcome Scales from in-person and telephone structured interviews
    Laura E L Pettigrew
    Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Stirling, UK
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 18:252-8. 2003
    To determine test-retest reliability and interrater reliability for structured interviews for the Glasgow Outcome Scale (GOS) using in-person and telephone contact.
  56. ncbi The focus group method: insights from focus group interviews on sexual health with adolescents
    Abbey Hyde
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Dublin, Belfield Campus, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Soc Sci Med 61:2588-99. 2005
    ..Twenty-nine group interviews were conducted with secondary school pupils in Ireland, and data were subjected to a qualitative analysis...
  57. ncbi Some recovery processes in mutual-help groups for persons with mental illness; II: qualitative analysis of participant interviews
    Patrick W Corrigan
    Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, University of Chicago, 1033 University Place, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Community Ment Health J 41:721-35. 2005
    ..In this paper, we review the qualitative interviews of 57 Growers to determine what actual participants in GROW acknowledge are important processes for recovery...
  58. ncbi Are genetic tests exceptional? Lessons from a qualitative study on thrombophilia
    Paula M Saukko
    ESRC Centre for Genomics in Society, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    Soc Sci Med 63:1947-59. 2006
    ..There is scant research on how such risk factors are perceived, and to explore this we conducted qualitative interviews with 42 participants who had undergone testing in the South West of England for a low risk genetic ..
  59. ncbi Good for them or good for us? The role of academic guidance interviews
    Alan R Denison
    School of Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Med Educ 40:1188-91. 2006
    ..Early recognition and support of struggling students is crucial if they are to avoid subsequent failure at high stakes assessments...
  60. pmc The information seeking of on-duty critical care nurses: evidence from participant observation and in-context interviews
    Michelynn McKnight
    School of Library and Information Science, Louisiana State University, 269 Coates Hall, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, USA
    J Med Libr Assoc 94:145-51. 2006
    ..It reveals their information sources, the kinds of information they seek, and their barriers to information acquisition...
  61. ncbi 'If only I manage to get home I'll get better'--interviews with stroke patients after emergency stay in hospital on their experiences and needs
    A Olofsson
    Stroke Centre, University Hospital of Northern Sweden, Umea, Sweden
    Clin Rehabil 19:433-40. 2005
    ..To find out about the experiences of stroke patients concerning their falling ill, their stay in hospital, discharge and homecoming...
  62. pmc A randomized trial of mailed questionnaires versus telephone interviews: response patterns in a survey
    Helene Feveile
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:27. 2007
    Data for health surveys are often collected using either mailed questionnaires, telephone interviews or a combination. Mode of data collection can affect the propensity to refuse to respond and result in different patterns of responses...
  63. ncbi Use and misuse of a discount voucher scheme as a subsidy for insecticide-treated nets for malaria control in southern Tanzania
    Adriana Tami
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, Tanzania
    Health Policy Plan 21:1-9. 2006
    ..Increased awareness among the whole community on the right to receive a discount voucher may also help to control misuse at health facilities...
  64. ncbi Benefits of participating in internet interviews: women helping women
    Cheryl Tatano Beck
    University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA
    Qual Health Res 15:411-22. 2005
    Advantages of face-to-face qualitative interviews for participants have been addressed in the literature. The benefits of participating in qualitative interviews over the Internet, however, have yet to be discussed...
  65. ncbi Quality of life in tuberculosis: patient and provider perspectives
    Nadia N Hansel
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Qual Life Res 13:639-52. 2004
    ..Despite available curative therapy, TB and its treatment still have significant short and long-term consequences on patients' QOL...
  66. ncbi Setting priorities in the south west of Western Australia: where are we now?
    Craig Mitton
    Centre for Healthcare Innovation and Improvement, BC Research Institute for Women s and Children s Health, Vancouver, Canada
    Aust Health Rev 28:301-10. 2004
  67. pmc Khat use as risk factor for psychotic disorders: a cross-sectional and case-control study in Somalia
    Michael Odenwald
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Fach D25, D 78476 Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Med 3:5. 2005
    ..We aimed to explore the prevalence of psychotic disorders among the general population and the association between khat use and psychotic symptoms...
  68. ncbi Issues of cause and control in patient accounts of Type 2 diabetes
    O Parry
    Social Inclusion Research Unit, North East Wales Institute of Higher Education, Wrexham, LL11 2AW, UK
    Health Educ Res 21:97-107. 2006
  69. ncbi A qualitative analysis of interviews of men with early stage prostate cancer: the Prostate Cancer Lifestyle Trial
    Carol Kronenwetter
    Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Sausalito, CA 94965, USA
    Cancer Nurs 28:99-107. 2005
    We conducted interviews with a subsample of men (n = 26) participating in the Prostate Cancer Lifestyle Trial (PCLT), who had biopsy-proven prostate cancer (Gleason grade <7; prostate-specific antigen 4-10 ng/mL) and chose "..
  70. ncbi Domestic violence: prevalence in pregnant women and associations with physical and psychological health
    Loraine Bacchus
    St George s Hospital Medical School, Department of Forensic Psychiatry, Jenner Wing, Ground Floor, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 ORE, UK
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 113:6-11. 2004
    ..To examine the prevalence of domestic violence (DV) and its associations with obstetric complications and psychological health in women on antenatal and postnatal wards...
  71. ncbi Parent-rated externalizing behavior in preschoolers: the predictive utility of structured interviews, teacher reports, and classroom observations
    Greta L Doctoroff
    Psychology Department, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 01003, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 33:813-8. 2004
    ..Behavior problems were also assessed early in the school year using parent structured interviews, teacher-rating scales, and classroom observations of problem and prosocial behavior...
  72. ncbi Priority setting in a hospital drug formulary: a qualitative case study and evaluation
    Douglas K Martin
    Joint Center for Bioethics, University of Toronto, 88 College Street, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5G 1L4
    Health Policy 66:295-303. 2003
    ..The process we utilized here, describing using case study methods and evaluating using 'accountability for reasonableness', is a generalizable process for improving the fairness of priority setting in hospital drug formularies...
  73. ncbi Moving forward? Complementary and alternative practitioners seeking self-regulation
    Sandy Welsh
    Department of Sociology and Institute of Human Development, Life Course and Aging, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Sociol Health Illn 26:216-41. 2004
    ..We end with a brief discussion of the implications of these internal battles over medical science knowledge for the future of CAM groups...
  74. ncbi Continuation of caregiving among partners who give total care to spouses with multiple sclerosis
    Hennie R Boeije
    Department of Methodology and Statistics, Faculty of Social Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Health Soc Care Community 11:242-52. 2003
    ..For community care, it is important to consider the negotiations between partners and the impact of caregiving on their relationship...
  75. ncbi Priority setting and cardiac surgery: a qualitative case study
    Nancy A Walton
    Faculty of Community Services, The School of Nursing, Ryerson University, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5B 2K3
    Health Policy 80:444-58. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe priority setting in cardiac surgery and evaluate it using an ethical framework, "accountability for reasonableness"...
  76. ncbi Preferences in end-of-life care of older persons: after-death interviews with proxy respondents
    Marianne Klinkenberg
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Centre, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 59:2467-77. 2004
    This population-based study employing after-death interviews with proxies describes older persons' preferences regarding medical care at the end of life...
  77. ncbi Measuring medication: do interviews agree with medical record and pharmacy data?
    P Todd Korthuis
    Greater Los Angeles VA Health Care System, UCLA, Building 500, Room 3233, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard 111G, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Med Care 40:1270-82. 2002
    ..Medication measurement is crucial in assessing quality for chronic conditions yet agreement of alternate data sources remains uncertain...
  78. ncbi Lactation mastitis: a descriptive study of the experience
    Karen A Wambach
    University of Kansas School of Nursing, USA
    J Hum Lact 19:24-34. 2003
    ..Data collected via telephone interviews soon after diagnosis and daily through the seventh day after symptom onset documented that symptom intensity was ..
  79. ncbi Comparison of self-reported occupational exposure with a job exposure matrix in an international community-based study on asthma
    Frank de Vocht
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Environmental and Occupational Health Group, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Am J Ind Med 47:434-42. 2005
    ..Self-reports are frequently used to assess occupational exposures in epidemiological studies on asthma, but the validity and influence of asthma status on performance is unclear...
  80. ncbi The patient's perspective: a qualitative study of acute myeloid leukaemia patients' need for information and their information-seeking behaviour
    Lone S Friis
    Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Winsløwparken 19, 2, 5000 Odense C, Denmark
    Support Care Cancer 11:162-70. 2003
    ..In-depth ethnographic interviews were conducted with each of 21 patients on two occasions: at the time of diagnosis and again 2-5 months later...
  81. ncbi Interpreting course evaluation results: insights from thinkaloud interviews with medical students
    Susan Billings-Gagliardi
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Med Educ 38:1061-70. 2004
  82. ncbi Hovering between suffering and enduring: the meaning of living with serious chronic illness
    Marja Ohman
    Division of Nursing, Department of Health Science, Lulea University of Technology, Lulea, Sweden
    Qual Health Res 13:528-42. 2003
    ..kinds of serious chronic illnesses and used phenomenological hermeneutic method to interpret the transcribed interviews. They present the findings in three major themes: experiencing the body as a hindrance, being alone in illness, ..
  83. ncbi Disclosing and responding to cancer "fears" during oncology interviews
    Wayne A Beach
    School of Communication, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 4561, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:893-910. 2005
    Video-excerpts from routine oncology interviews are examined to reveal how patients demonstrate and doctors respond to "fears" about cancer...
  84. ncbi 'Questerviews': using questionnaires in qualitative interviews as a method of integrating qualitative and quantitative health services research
    Joy Adamson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 9:139-45. 2004
    Multi-method approaches are increasingly advocated in health services research (HSR). This paper examines the use of standardised self-completion questionnaires and questions, during in-depth interviews, a technique termed 'questerviews'.
  85. ncbi [Evalutation of health monitoring in Bavaria by computer-assisted telephone interviews (CATI) in comparison to the German National Health Examination Survey conducted in 1998 by the Robert Koch Institute]
    N Meyer
    CATI Projekt, Bayerischer Forschungsverbund Public Health Offentliche Gesundheit, Munchen, Germany
    Gesundheitswesen 64:329-36. 2002
    ..In view of several practical advantages of the method, we recommend CATI as a future basic methodology of a German health surveillance system consisting of different coordinated health data collections...
  86. ncbi A qualitative study of chronic heart failure patients' understanding of their symptoms and drug therapy
    Angie Rogers
    Department of Palliative Care and Policy, Kings College London, London, UK
    Eur J Heart Fail 4:283-7. 2002
    ..To explore patients' understanding of their symptoms and the treatment of their heart failure...
  87. ncbi The association of race/ethnicity with the receipt of traditional and alternative arthritis-specific health care
    Ted R Mikuls
    Department of Medicine, Section of Rheumatology and Immunology, University of Nebraska Medical Center and the Omaha VA Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    Med Care 41:1233-9. 2003
    ..The role of race/ethnicity in the receipt of arthritis-specific health care has not been well defined...
  88. pmc Arrhythmia-provoking factors and symptoms at the onset of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: a study based on interviews with 100 patients seeking hospital assistance
    Anders Hansson
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 4:13. 2004
    ..Surprisingly little information on symptoms of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation is available in scientific literature. Using questionnaires, we have analyzed the symptoms associated with arrhythmia attacks...
  89. ncbi Osteoporosis health-related behaviors in secular and orthodox Israeli Jewish women
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Maturitas 46:283-94. 2003
    ..To compare patterns of osteoporosis health-related behaviors in peri and postmenopausal ultra-orthodox and secular Jewish women...
  90. ncbi Older adults' knowledge and beliefs about osteoporosis: results of semistructured interviews used for the development of educational materials
    Michele Burgener
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    J Rheumatol 32:673-7. 2005
    ..These messages will be used as part of a trial that will test the efficacy of both public and doctor education to improve osteoporosis management...
  91. ncbi Assessing the quality of life of patients in phase I and II anti-cancer drug trials: interviews versus questionnaires
    Karen Cox
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Nottingham, Medical School Room B50, Nottingham, UK
    Soc Sci Med 56:921-34. 2003
    ..demonstrates how different methods of collecting data about an individual's quality of life (questionnaires and interviews) can lead to alternative conclusions about patients' trial experience and the impact of trial involvement on ..
  92. ncbi A comparison of a computer-based questionnaire and personal interviews in determining oral health-related behaviours
    Ivor G Chestnutt
    Department of Dental Health and Biological Sciences, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff CF14 4XY, Wales, UK
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 32:410-7. 2004
    ..A major challenge for survey-based research is to reduce bias. In an interview, subjects may claim more favourable behaviour to please the interviewer or comply with accepted norms...
  93. ncbi Timed "up & go" test as a predictor of falls within 6 months after hip fracture surgery
    Morten T Kristensen
    Department of Physiotherapy, Hvidovre University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Phys Ther 87:24-30. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether TUG scores obtained upon discharge from an acute orthopedic hip fracture unit can predict falls in people with hip fracture during a 6-month follow-up period...
  94. ncbi Institutional academic industry relationship: results of interviews with university leaders
    Eric G Campbell
    Institute for Health Policy, 50 Staniford St, 9th Fl, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Account Res 11:103-18. 2004
    ..The results of our interviews suggest that in the institutions we visited IAIRs are common and deeply embedded in the academic enterprise both ..
  95. ncbi Perceptions of asthma in South Asians and their views on educational materials and self-management plans: a qualitative study
    Shabir Hussein
    Palms Medical Centre, 97 101 Netley Road, Essex IG2 7NW, Ilford, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 48:189-94. 2002
    ..A qualitative study with 60 participants (12 participants with asthma for semi-structured interviews and 48 participants for focus groups) was designed to explore knowledge about asthma, attitudes, perceptions, ..
  96. pmc Using quantitative and qualitative data in health services research - what happens when mixed method findings conflict? [ISRCTN61522618]
    Suzanne Moffatt
    Public Health Research Group, School of Population and Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, William Leech Building, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:28. 2006
  97. pmc Personal continuity and access in UK general practice: a qualitative study of general practitioners' and patients' perceptions of when and how they matter
    Bruce Guthrie
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, University of Dundee, Dundee DD2 4BF, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 7:11. 2006
    ..This study examined patient and general practitioner (GP) perceptions of the value of personal continuity and rapid access, and the relationship between them...
  98. ncbi [Telephone versus face-to-face household interviews in the assessment of health behaviors and preventive practices]
    Iñaki Galán
    Servicio de Epidemiologia, Instituto de Salud Pública, Consejería de Sanidad de la Comunidad de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Gac Sanit 18:440-50. 2004
    ..This study examines the influence of the interview method (telephone or face-to-face in households) on the assessment of health behaviors and preventive practices...
  99. ncbi Factors in implementing interprofessional education and collaborative practice initiatives: findings from key informant interviews
    Keegan K Barker
    Family and Community Health, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto
    J Interprof Care 19:166-76. 2005
    ..This paper presents the findings from semi-structured telephone interviews with key informants conducted as part of the environmental scan...
  100. ncbi Comparison of telephone vs face-to-face interviews in the assessment of dietary intake by the 24 h recall EPIC SOFT program--the Norwegian calibration study
    M Brustad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:107-13. 2003
  101. ncbi Do interviewers' health beliefs and habits modify responses to sensitive questions? A study using data Collected from pregnant women by means of computer-assisted telephone interviews
    Anne Marie Nybo Andersen
    Department of Epidemiology Research, The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Statens Serum Institut, 5 Artillerivej, DK 2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 155:95-100. 2002
    ..effect in a study of pregnant women in which exposure data were obtained through computer-assisted telephone interviews. The authors compared interviewer characteristics for 34 interviewers with the responses they obtained in 12,910 ..

Research Grants86

    Charles Knott; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..questionnaire and from 1998 through September 2003 and again from 2004 through 2010 computer assisted telephone interviews have updated the information collected at enrollment...
    Charles Lynch; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..questionnaire and from 1998 through September 2003 and again from 2004 through 2010 computer assisted telephone interviews have updated the information collected at enrollment...
  3. Prospective studies of cancer etiology and prevention in Shanghai and Singapore
    Jian Min Yuan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In addition to data collected at baseline and follow-up interviews, blood and urine samples were collected from more than 50,000 subjects at baseline and stored in ultra-low ..
    Sarah Wagner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In the second phase of the project, the research team will conduct interviews, oral histories, and ethnographic and archival research in various post-conflict and post-disaster settings, ..
  5. Improving Patient Safety: Context and Nurses'Work Processes for Pressure Ulcers
    Lynn M Soban; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Objectives: To address this gap, we propose to conduct semi-structured interviews with nurse executives, nursing unit managers, and frontline registered nurses in six diverse VA hospitals...
  6. Parenting, Adolescent Self-Regulation, and Risk-Taking Across Cultures
    Jennifer E Lansford; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We have assessed families annually through interviews with mothers, fathers, and children about the parent-child relationship;the child's adjustment;attitudes ..
  7. Addressing Psychosocial Disparities in Rural Hispanic Cancer Survivors
    Rachel M Ceballos; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Phase 1 of the study will utilize 20 one-on- one interviews and 4 focus groups to assess the applicability of psychosocial needs (identified in the survivorship and health ..
  8. Daily Experience in Adolescence and Biomarkers of Early Risk for Adult Health
    Andrew J Fuligni; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Each year, both adolescents and caregivers will participate in interviews that include measures of global social factors such as socioeconomic background and potential protective factors ..
  9. Underserved Men's Understanding of Androgen Deprivation Therapy Related Risks
    Sally L Maliski; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..a new, in-depth analysis of existing qualitative data focused on men who were receiving ADT at the time of their interviews. From this analysis we will develop focused interview guides to more completely explore men's understanding ..
  10. PTSD Hyperarousal Symptoms Treated with Physiological Stress Management
    WALTON THOMPSON ROTH; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..rate, and physical activity during waking and sleeping, and psychological, using self-reports and clinician interviews. Specific aims include initially evaluating 100 or more PTSD patients for the severity of their hyperarousal ..
  11. Ethical and Legal Challenges in Communicating Individual Biomonitoring and Person
    Rachel Morello-Frosch; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..uncertain, and for each study to (a) analyze informed consent and report-back methods and (b) conduct in-depth interviews with study participants, researchers, and IRB members;(2) to conduct legal research that examines how ..
  12. Online patient self-assessment for chronic pancreatic and other pain
    Andrew H Soll; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Aim 2) Focusing on core CPP content, we will assess content validity using cognitive interviews;assess construct validity using patient ratings of OCA report accuracy;and comparing OCA data to structured ..
  13. Mother Sibling Interactions
    Julie A Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2010 (enrollment), and at 1 month and 6 months post infant discharge using self-report measures, qualitative interviews, and mother-sibling interaction observation...
  14. Evaluating Economic Subsidies To Improve Dietary Intake Among Low Income Families
    Marian L Fitzgibbon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If the planned economic incentives produce improved dietary intake and altered weight gain trajectory among these high-risk children, this could have profound implications for heath disparities in this population. ..
  15. A twin study of ovarian hormones and disordered eating
    Kelly L Klump; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Structured clinical interviews will be administered to assess eating disorders and other Axis I disorders...
  16. Motivational Incentives to Reduce Secondhand Smoke in NICU Infants'Homes
    Angela L Stotts; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Counseling and interviews will be conducted in Spanish and English...
  17. Evaluation of Safety Training, Supervision, and Injury Among Working Teenagers.
    KRISTINA MARIE ZIEROLD; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The questionnaires, which will be developed by the investigators using focus groups and cognitive interviews with working teens, will be administered two times during the grant period;once in May to capture teen's ..
  18. Improving Outcomes for Women with GDM and Their Infants
    Alison M Stuebe; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Data analysis will include analysis of field notes, post-intervention interviews, and recruitment and retention efforts...
  19. Prevalence of DSM-IV Disorders in an Multi-Center HIV+ Women's Cohort
    Judith A Cook; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to administer to the WIHS cohort the gold standard in structured diagnostic interviews for behavioral health epidemiology, the World Mental Health-Composite International Diagnostic Interview (WMH-..
    Carolyn E Sartor; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Brief telephone diagnostic interviews will be followed up with weekly web-based surveys of alcohol consumption and other substance use (as well as ..
  21. 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 ..
  22. Patient-centered approaches to diagnosing coronary heart disease
    JOSEPH ABIODUN LADAPO; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..that adjust for verification bias (this has not previously been done in this type of work);(3) qualitative interviews of patiens in focus groups to better understand the impact of false-positive test results on quality of life, ..
    Ralph L Sacco; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Subjects will be followed by annual telephone interviews to ascertain stroke, MI, death, and changes in cognitive state...
  24. Biological Pathways of Acute and Chronic Stress in Aged Hip Fracture Caregivers
    Lisa Fredman; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Four (4) annual home-based interviews will be conducted by trained nurse interviewers...
  25. Development of an HIV Risk Reduction Intervention Protocol for Adolescent Africn-
    GWENDOLYN D CHILDS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Formative qualitative research using individual interviews and focus groups will be conducted to identify developmental and socio-contextual factors that influence the ..
  26. Project LOVE: Preventing Adolescent Dating Violence among Rural African Americans
    Dionne Smith Coker-Appiah; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..adolescents aged 10-14;Aim #3: To assess the acceptability of the intervention through the use of focus group interviews;and Aim#4: To pilot test the intervention to evaluate the feasibility and of intervention design...
  27. Survivorship: Mentoring and Bridging Primary Care and Oncology
    KEVIN CHARLES OEFFINGER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..years, with a history of chest radiation, and seen in the MSKCC outpatient setting, we will conduct in-depth interviews (N=20 or saturation of themes) to evaluate the usability and acceptability of the EMPOWER Education Toolkit for ..
  28. Allergic Condition Susceptibility Polymorphisms and Glioma Risk
    Judith Schwartzbaum; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Overall, our proposed study is based on interviews with and DNA samples from 1,173 glioma participants and 2,486 population-based controls...
  29. Longitudinal Studies of Autism Spectrum Disorders: 2 to 23
    Catherine Lord; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..e., the EDX probands) were seen at ages 2, 3, 5 and 9. 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 ..
  30. The Effects of Estradiol on Genetic Risk for Disordered Eating During Puberty
    Kelly L Klump; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Questionnaires and interviews will be administered to each twin and at least one parent to assess disordered eating symptoms and the physical ..
  31. Sun protection Internet-based program for kidney transplant recipients
    June K Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will evaluate the educational modules by cognitive interviews and utility testing with KTRs and for face value and feasibility of use with the nephrology staff...
  32. The Effects of Lung Transplant on Disability and Health-Related Quality of Life
    Jonathan Paul Singer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A subset of 15 subjects will complete semi-structured qualitative interviews examining the impact of psychosocial factors on HRQL...
  33. CAT B Existing Wyoming PRAMS
    Joseph Grandpre; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The written questionnaires and telephone interviews can both be completed in Spanish when necessary. Influenza surveillance questions were added in December 2009...
  34. The Johnston County OA Project: Arthritis and Disability
    Joanne M Jordan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the knees, hips, patellofemoral joints, hands, and lumbar spine, physical and functional examination, extensive interviews, and DEXA, and contribute urine and blood for storage of serum, plasma, DNA and RNA...
  35. Outcomes of Community Naturopathic Medical Care for Type 2 Diabetes
    Daniel C Cherkin; Fiscal Year: 2010 and exercise self-efficacy), and adherence to treatment recommendations will be assessed by telephone interviews after 6 and 12 months. A sample size of 30 participants will provide over 90% power to detect a 1...
  36. Integrated Smoking Cessation and Mood Management for Cardiac Patients
    Andrew M Busch; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will first develop the BAT-CS treatment manual through a series of individual qualitative interviews of both patients who quit and patients who failed to quit smoking following ACS...
  37. Mechanisms of Respiratory Muscle Dysfunction in Heart Failure
    LEONARDO FERREIRA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The mentors will also assist directly in the transition to independence by performing mock faculty-search interviews, and discussing negotiation strategies. The project performance site is the University of Kentucky (U.K.)...
  38. A Prospective Cohort Study of Migraines, Platelet Activation, and Preeclampsia
    Michelle A Williams; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..We will collect maternal blood samples during the first trimester of pregnancy. During in-person interviews, women will be asked to provide information regarding physician diagnosed migraine and migraine symptoms...
  39. A Large Randomized Trial of Vitamin D, Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cognitive Decline
    Jae H Kang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..5 years;participants in the 10th percentile of worst decline will also receive telephone informant interviews using the Dementia Questionnaire...
  40. Health and Retirement Survey for India
    David Bloom; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..designed to test the instrument and the key ideas behind it, pilot data will be collected through face-to-face interviews. Descriptive analyses of the data will be performed...
  41. Telomere Attrition Rate and Periodontitis: a nested case control study in the ARI
    ANNE ELIZABETH SANDERS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>Interviews and examinations collected information on sociodemographic characteristics, medical status and biological ..
  42. Qualitative Study of Mental Health Recovery in Dual Diagnosed Homeless
    DEBORAH KAY PADGETT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Aim 2a will include 4 in-depth interviews over an 18-month period with 50 new enrollees (25 each at HF and TF programs), 3 interviews with their ..
  43. OEF/OIF Veterans with PTSD in Mental Health Residential Treatment Programs
    Eric Slade; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Synthesis of the empirical results and qualitative findings from key informant interviews may identify areas of unmet need in VA PTSD service delivery for OEF/OIF veterans and recommendations for ..
  44. Workplace Health Promotion
    MARGARET A HANNON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will also conduct audience research (semi-structured interviews) with employees and their partners to learn their attitudes about and preferred channels for workplace health ..
    VAINORIOUS E; Fiscal Year: 2009
  46. Shared Decision Making In Pediatric Chronic Conditions: Biologics in IBD and JIA
    Ellen A Lipstein; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Aim 1 will use innovative video observation and interviews to under- stand the current, longitudinal decision process for families making decisions about TNF[unreadable]i...
  47. Multi-Dimensional Successful Aging Among HIV-Infected Adults
    David J Moore; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..up to 4 years, with in-person bi-annual visits for detailed assessments, and evaluated with follow- up telephone interviews and mail surveys in the years in which they are not seen in person...
  48. The 24th Annual Symposium on Career Opportunities in Health Professions from Apri
    Thomas Adams; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Annual evaluation reports coupled with other sources of data (in-depth interviews, case studies, and online follow-up surveys) will serve as the primary method of data collection. Dr...
  49. Distress Tolerance Treatment for Weight Concern in Smoking Cessation Among Women
    Erika Litvin Bloom; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..refinement of DT-W, including completion of questionnaires weekly during treatment and post-treatment individual interviews. This process will then be repeated with a second group of 10 participants to finalize the DT-W protocol...
  50. Addressing Oral Health Disparities in Individuals with Mental Health Problems
    Lisa J Heaton; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Specific Aim 2 will examine, through individual interviews with non-dental health care providers, what oral health recommendations they currently give to patients with ..
    Bruce A Stanton; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Final selection for all trainees follows a personal visit and interviews with faculty members...
  52. Diabetes Prevention Program for Young Adults with increased risk for Type 2 Diabe
    Eun Seok Cha; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In the formative study, surveys and focus group interviews will be used to assess educational and informational needs for a diabetes prevention program in young adults ..
    Edward Clark; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Couples completed baseline interviews and provided approximately 20 ml of blood for the analysis of HAAs and metabolites of cigarette smoke, caffeine, ..
  54. A qualitative description of a pilot project to improve access to care in one Den
    SARAH ELAINE RASKIN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..I will draw on multiple ethnographic methods, including semi-structured interviews, focus group discussions, and participant observation research, to document the experiences of adult patients, ..
  55. Health Systems, Quality of Care, and Outcomes in SLE
    Edward H Yelin; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The principal data in the LOS are data from medical charts and annual structured telephone interviews, supplemented by contextual data about the neighborhoods and medical markets of LOS participants from the Census ..
  56. RRSS #1 - Evaluation of Process Efficiency in the Task of Case Consolidation with
    Kevin Ward; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..All consolidation activities will be timed. Post-consolidation interviews with the 6 registrars and a separate interview session with SEER registry staff will be conducted to highlight ..
  57. Validity of Self-Reported Adult Vaccination Status
    SHARON L ROLNICK; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed research will conduct 10,600 telephone interviews of patients seen at HealthPartners clinics, including both members and non-members, to obtain their immunization ..
  58. Neurologic manifestations of cerebrovascular disease in Da Nang, Viet Nam
    Annette L Fitzpatrick; Fiscal Year: 2010
  59. Epidemiology and Outcomes of Digestive and Liver Diseases: A Mentoring Program
    Hashem B El-Serag; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Data from these in- depth qualitative interviews will be used to inform the design of potential interventions to enhance the dissemination and implementation of ..
  60. Childhood Leukemia and Home Environmental Exposures
    Patricia A Buffler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..risks to children's home exposures relied upon indirect measuresof exposures to carcinogens, based on interviews of households and outdoor levels predicted by Geographic Information Systems (GIS)...
  61. Impact of maternal work in the Ecuadorian flower industry on infant development
    Alexis Handal; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Through maternal interviews, we will obtain data on health, working conditions during pregnancy, maternal stress levels and depression (PSI),..
  62. Reducing Social Disparities of Heatwave Impacts in a Changing Climate
    MARIE SYLVIA O apos NEILL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Using qualitative methodology, semi-structured interviews will be undertaken with main stakeholders in the four cities: potential target populations (city residents, ..
  63. Ophthalmologic Follow-up Care for Children Born Very-Low-Birth-Weight
    CHIHHUNG JASON WANG; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..ophthalmologic services;and (5) develop and test, based upon information derived from the focus groups, interviews, and expert panel, feasible and reproducible strategies that will enhance appropriate, evidence based, content-..
  64. CBPR on Active Living and Recovery for Racial/Ethnic Groups with Mental Illness
    Yoshitaka Iwasaki; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Then, we will conduct an in-depth multiple case study, using periodical interviews and photovoice with African, Hispanic, Asian, and Caucasian Americans with mental illness (n = 40) who are ..
  65. Colorectal Cancer Screening in Southwestern Hispanics and Native Americans
    Robert Rhyne; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Qualitative focus groups and semi-structured interviews will be conducted through RIOS Net;a primary care practice-based research network formed specifically to conduct ..
  66. HIV/AIDS Prevention for Men with Intellectual Disabilities
    JENNIFER J WELLS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Formative procedures (i.e., focus groups and telephone interviews) will be used to identify HIV/AIDS risk issues unique to men with ID (e.g...
  67. Impact of Drug Policy Reform on the HIV Risk Environment among IDUs in Tijuana
    Steffanie A Strathdee; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..a cohort of 750 HIV-negative IDUs through respondent driven sampling who will undergo semi- annual quantitative interviews and HIV tests...
    Marsha Dunn; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Two follow-up telephone interviews have been conducted since enrollment...
    Caroline Whitbeck; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..rather treats them as only an audience, methods such as joint problem-solving with realistic scenarios, learner interviews of faculty on such subjects as how the faculty member apportions credit on joint projects...
    Caroline Whitbeck; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..rather treats them as only an audience, methods such as joint problem-solving with realistic scenarios, learner interviews of faculty on such subjects as how the faculty member apportions credit on joint projects...
  71. HIV Risk among Latino Day Laborers: Structural, Social, and Individual Factors
    Fernanda T Bianchi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Qualitative and quantitative methods will be used. Key informant interviews (N=10), in-depth interviews with day laborers (N=10) and female sex workers who serve them (N=5), and focus ..
    Peter Ubel; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In 5 studies (#1,3,4,5,6) individuals will be surveyed by telephone, and in one study (#2) the interviews occur face to face. Each study will begin with a pilot phase when instruments and techniques are clarified...
  73. Responsible Retailing Program for Alcohol Retailers
    Brad Krevor; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Research Center and Boston University will partner with the RRF to: " Conduct 6-8 telephone or in-person interviews with alcohol regulators to identify whether, and under what conditions, regulators would encourage or require ..
  74. Estimating the Environmental Burden in Two Orphan Lung Diseases
    MARK DOUGLAS EISNER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Target recruitment will yield interviews in 125 HP cases and matching referents with home visits in 75 of each;for PAP, 46 interviews and 25 home visits ..
  75. Urinary peptide excretion and onset of puberty
    Stephen Barnes; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Dietary questionnaires were taken at each time-point. Monthly questionnaires and telephone interviews were performed to assess the development of puberty...
    David Herzog; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..This study represents the only prospective, naturalistic, long-term study with interviews conducted at frequent intervals to map the course and outcome of these disorders...
    T Tanner; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..2. Perform focus group interviews of 30 consumers, discussing their use of the Internet to obtain health information, their desired information, ..
  78. The Effects of Insiderness on Data in the Dominican Republic
    MARIANO SANA; Fiscal Year: 2010
  79. Relationship Experiences among Puerto Rican Heterosexual HIV Serodiscordant Coupl
    SHEILLA LEE RODRIGUEZ; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In order to achieve aims 1 and 2 we will carry out qualitative interviews with 20 HDC (n=40)...
    Elizabeth Claus; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Baseline telephone interviews have already been conducted with the study subjects and include information on family history of cancer, ..
  81. Reducing HIV Risk in Adult Women with Intellectual Disabilities
    Jennifer Wells; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Formative procedures (i.e., focus groups and telephone interviews) will be used to identify HIV/AIDS risk issues unique to women with ID (e.g...
  82. HIV and Sober Intimate Behavior (HSIB)
    GERARDINE WURZBURG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In-depth interviews with gay men in recovery and a focus group with substance abuse professionals will take place during the ..
  83. Joint Initiative in Vaccine Economics (JIVE) Project
    Tracy Lieu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Zoster Utilities Evaluation (Specific Aim 1), we will use a prospective cohort design and will conduct telephone interviews with two subgroups: (1) Recent-zoster patients - adults who have recently had zoster or post-herpetic neuralgia; ..
  84. Understanding Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Outcomes of Medicare Home Health C
    JOAN DAVITT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..that mediate/moderate the relationship between race/ethnicity and home health outcomes;conduct qualitative interviews with home care agency staff to help interpret the quantitative findings, and explore the clinical practice ..
  85. Diagnostic Logic and Adaptive Assessment for Psychiatry
    GEOFFREY OTT; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..1). CliniMetrica automatically indexes digital audio recording of assessment interviews, and was developed with SBIR support from NIMH Digital video functions are currently being implemented and ..
    Myrna Weissman; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..probands with early onset MDD, or panic disorder with and without MDD, and normal controls; (2) completed blind interviews with over 700 of their first degree relatives ages 6 and older, and spouses; obtained family history data from ..