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Cancer-Related Internet Use and Its Association With Patient Decision Making and Trust in Physicians Among Patients in an Early Drug Development Clinic: A Questionnaire-Based Cross-Sectional Observational Study

Background: The role of cancer-related internet use on the patient-physician relationship has not been adequately explored among patients who are cancer-related internet users (CIUs) in early-phase clinical trial clinics. Objective: We examined the association between cancer-related internet use and the patient-physician relationship and decision making among CIUs in an early drug development clinic. Methods: Of 291 Phase I clinic patients who completed a questionnaire on internet use, 179 were ...
Tags: Health, US, National Cancer Institute NCI, NCI, Mann Whitney, Wilcoxon


Patients’ Experiences of Accessing Their Electronic Health Records: National Patient Survey in Sweden

Background: Internationally, there is a movement toward providing patients a Web-based access to their electronic health records (EHRs). In Sweden, Region Uppsala was the first to introduce patient-accessible EHRs (PAEHRs) in 2012. By the summer of 2016, 17 of 21 county councils had given citizens Web-based access to their medical information. Studies on the effect of PAEHRs on the work environment of health care professionals have been conducted, but up until now, few extensive studies have bee...
Tags: Health, Europe, Sweden, Uppsala, Mann Whitney, Kruskal Wallis, Accessing Their Electronic Health Records, Journalen


Evaluating the Dental Caries-Related Information on Brazilian Websites: Qualitative Study

Background: Dental caries is the most common chronic oral disease, affecting 2.4 billion people worldwide who on average have 2.11 decayed, missing, or filled teeth. It impacts the quality of life of patients, socially and economically. However, the comprehension of dental caries may be difficult for most people, as it involves a multifactorial etiology with the interplay between the tooth surface, the dental biofilm, dietary fermentable carbohydrates, and genetic and behavioral factors. Therefo...
Tags: Health, Google, Baidu, Ward, JAMA, Dunn, Spearman, Journal of American Medical Association, Mann Whitney, Kruskal Wallis, Flesch Reading Ease


Statistics—a particularly significant skill for early-career researchers

I first encountered statistics in my AP Statistics class when I was 16 years old; I remember a particular lecture where we learned the importance of distinguishing the parametric t-test and the nonparametric Mann-Whitney U test. As a chemistry undergraduate student, I continue using the same basic statistical principles to analyze whether certain molecules could serve as potential biomarkers for cancer, or why children with feeding disorders impose greater stress on the family than children with...
Tags: Mathematics, Mann Whitney


Associations between demographics and health-related quality of life for chronic non-malignant pain patients treated at a multidisciplinary pain centre: a cohort study

Objective To describe the associations between demographics and health-related quality of life for chronic non-malignant pain patients. Design A cohort study. Setting A multidisciplinary Danish pain centre. Study participants All patients treated at the centre between 2007 and 2013. Main Outcome Measures Levels of pain, anxiety and depression, and physical and mental status. The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale and the Medical Outcomes Study Short-Form Health Survey (SF...
Tags: Mann Whitney, Kruskal Wallis, Wilcoxon