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The effects of geography and spatial behavior on health care utilization among the residents of a rural region.
- T. Arcury, W. Gesler, J. Preisser, Jill E. Sherman, J. Spencer, J. Perin
- Geography, Medicine
- Health services research
- 1 February 2005
OBJECTIVE This analysis determines the importance of geography and spatial behavior as predisposing and enabling factors in rural health care utilization, controlling for demographic, social,… Expand
Attitudes, stress, and satisfaction of staff who care for residents with dementia.
PURPOSE Considering the increasing proportion of residents in long-term care who have dementia, and the important influence that direct care providers have on resident quality of life, this study… Expand
Evaluating the quality of life of long-term care residents with dementia.
- P. Sloane, S. Zimmerman, C. Williams, P. Reed, Karminder S. Gill, J. Preisser
- The Gerontologist
- 1 October 2005
PURPOSE This study's purpose was to better understand existing measures of quality of life in dementia residents of long-term care facilities. DESIGN AND METHODS We gathered data from 421 residents… Expand
Access to transportation and health care utilization in a rural region.
- T. Arcury, J. Preisser, W. Gesler, J. M. Powers
- The Journal of rural health : official journal of…
CONTEXT Access to transportation to transverse the large distances between residences and health services in rural settings is a necessity. However, little research has examined directly access to… Expand
A suite of methods for representing activity space in a healthcare accessibility study
- Jill E. Sherman, J. Spencer, J. Preisser, W. Gesler, T. Arcury
- International journal of health geographics
- 19 October 2005
Background"Activity space" has been used to examine how people's habitual movements interact with their environment, and can be used to examine accessibility to healthcare opportunities.… Expand
Dementia care and quality of life in assisted living and nursing homes.
PURPOSE There are few empirical studies relating components of long-term care to quality of life for residents with dementia. This study relates elements of dementia care in residential care/assisted… Expand
Performance of weighted estimating equations for longitudinal binary data with drop-outs missing at random.
The generalized estimating equations (GEE) approach is commonly used to model incomplete longitudinal binary data. When drop-outs are missing at random through dependence on observed responses (MAR),… Expand
Deletion diagnostics for generalised estimating equations
SUMMARY Deletion diagnostics are proposed for generalised estimating equations. The diagnostics consider leverage and residuals to measure the influence of a subset of observations on the estimated… Expand
Bone-density testing interval and transition to osteoporosis in older women.
BACKGROUND Although bone mineral density (BMD) testing to screen for osteoporosis (BMD T score, -2.50 or lower) is recommended for women 65 years of age or older, there are few data to guide… Expand
Environmental Correlates of Resident Agitation in Alzheimer's Disease Special Care Units
- P. Sloane, C. M. Mitchell, J. Preisser, C. Phillips, C. Commander, E. Burker
- Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
- 1 July 1998
OBJECTIVE: To determine the point prevalence of agitated behaviors in a representative sample of Alzheimer's disease Special Care Units, and to determine the extent to which agitation is associated… Expand