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Respondent bias in the collection of alcohol and tobacco data in American Indians: the Strong Heart Study.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11279559     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This study addresses the impact of assessment method (interviewer-administered questionnaire vs. self-administered questionnaire) and interviewers demographic characteristics (gender, ethnicity, and residency) on responses to alcohol and tobacco questions. The study population included 1,522 men and women aged 45 to 74 from the Dakota Center of the Strong Heart Study (SHS), a multi-center study of cardiovascular disease in American Indians. Assessment method effects were greater for alcohol than tobacco but did not differ by interviewer characteristics.
Authors:
K P Schweigman; R R Fabsitz; P Sorlie; T K Welty
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American Indian and Alaska native mental health research (Online)     Volume:  9     ISSN:  1533-7731     ISO Abbreviation:  Am Indian Alsk Native Ment Health Res     Publication Date:  2000  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-04-02     Completed Date:  2002-02-11     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100970957     Medline TA:  Am Indian Alsk Native Ment Health Res     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Center for American Indian Health Research, College of Public Health, 801 NE 13 th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73104-5072, USA. kurtschweigman@hotmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Age Factors
Aged
Alcohol Drinking / ethnology*
Bias (Epidemiology)*
Cardiovascular Diseases / ethnology
Data Collection / standards*
Effect Modifiers (Epidemiology)
Ethnic Groups / psychology*
Female
Health Status
Humans
Indians, North American / psychology,  statistics & numerical data*
Interviews as Topic*
Male
Middle Aged
Questionnaires / standards
Residence Characteristics
Sex Factors
Smoking / ethnology*
United States / epidemiology
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
U01-HL41642/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS; U01-HL41652/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS; U01-HL41654/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS

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