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Validation of the Crime and Violence Scale (CVS) Against the Rasch Measurement Model Including Differences by Gender, Race and Age
(SAGE Publications, 2010-04)
In assessing criminality, researchers have used counts of crimes, arrests etc. because interval measures were not available. Additionally, crime seriousness varies depending on demographic factors. This study examined the ...
Misconceptions about breast lumps and delayed medical presentation in urban breast cancer patients.
(American Association for Cancer Research, 2010-03)
BACKGROUND: Despite current recommendations for women to be screened for breast cancer with mammography every one to two years, less than half of all newly diagnosed breast cancers are initially detected through screening ...
Predictors of Payment Behavior among the Medically Uninsured: A Prospective Cohort Study of Patients Seeking Ambulatory Services
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010-11)
Background. Little is known about the characteristics of uninsured patients who attempt to pay for their care. Purpose. This study sought to identify predictors of payment after receiving care at three urban hospitals. ...