Anita Stewart, PhD




Development of the Stress of Immigration Survey: A Field Test Among Mexican Immigrant Women. Fam Community Health. 2016 Jan-Mar; 39(1):40-52.
Study protocol for a cluster randomized trial of the Community of Voices choir intervention to promote the health and well-being of diverse older adults. BMC Public Health. 2015; 15(1):1049.
Nuevo amanecer: results of a randomized controlled trial of a community-based, peer-delivered stress management intervention to improve quality of life in latinas with breast cancer. Am J Public Health. 2015 Jul; 105 Suppl 3:e55-63.
Physician Counseling on Colorectal Cancer Screening and Receipt of Screening among Latino Patients. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Apr; 30(4):483-9.
Day-to-Day Impact of Vaginal Aging questionnaire: a multidimensional measure of the impact of vaginal symptoms on functioning and well-being in postmenopausal women. Menopause. 2015 Feb; 22(2):144-54.
Defining novel health-related quality of life domains in lung transplantation: a qualitative analysis. Qual Life Res. 2015 Jun; 24(6):1521-33.
Maternal acculturation and the prenatal care experience. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2014 Aug; 23(8):688-706.
Randomized controlled trial of Nuevo Amanecer: a peer-delivered stress management intervention for Spanish-speaking Latinas with breast cancer. Clin Trials. 2014 Apr; 11(2):230-8.
Methods for translating evidence-based behavioral interventions for health-disparity communities. Prev Chronic Dis. 2013; 10:E193.
Asian Indian views on diet and health in the United States: importance of understanding cultural and social factors to address disparities. Fam Community Health. 2013 Oct-Dec; 36(4):311-23.
Development and validation of a questionnaire to detect behavior change in multiple advance care planning behaviors. PLoS One. 2013; 8(9):e72465.
Patient-physician interaction and quality of life in recently diagnosed breast cancer patients. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2013 Jun; 139(2):581-95.
Self-reported interoceptive awareness in primary care patients with past or current low back pain. J Pain Res. 2013; 6:403-18.
Quality of life (QOL) of older adult community choral singers in Finland. Int Psychogeriatr. 2013 Jul; 25(7):1055-64.
A community cohort study about childhood social and economic circumstances: racial/ethnic differences and associations with educational attainment and health of older adults. BMJ Open. 2013; 3(4).
Introduction to patient-reported outcome item banks: issues in minority aging research. Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res. 2013 Apr; 13(2):183-6.
Patient perceptions of integrated care: confused by the term, clear on the concept. Int J Integr Care. 2013 Jan-Mar; 13:e004.
The Multidimensional Assessment of Interoceptive Awareness (MAIA). PLoS One. 2012; 7(11):e48230.
Fifteen years of progress in measurement and methods at the resource centers for minority aging research. J Aging Health. 2012 Sep; 24(6):985-91.
Interpersonal processes of care and cesarean delivery in two health care settings. Am J Public Health. 2012 Sep; 102(9):1722-8.
The Live Well, Be Well study: a community-based, translational lifestyle program to lower diabetes risk factors in ethnic minority and lower-socioeconomic status adults. Am J Public Health. 2012 Aug; 102(8):1551-8.
A framework for understanding modifications to measures for diverse populations. J Aging Health. 2012 Sep; 24(6):992-1017.
Theory-guided selection of discrimination measures for racial/ ethnic health disparities research among older adults. J Aging Health. 2012 Sep; 24(6):1018-43.
A randomized trial to assess the effect of a research informational pamphlet on telephone survey completion rates among older Latinos. Contemp Clin Trials. 2012 Jul; 33(4):624-7.
Development of the breast milk expression experience measure. Matern Child Nutr. 2013 Jul; 9(3):425-30.
Validation of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index and the Epworth Sleepiness Scale in older black and white women. Sleep Med. 2012 Jan; 13(1):36-42.
Reliability and validity of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index and the Epworth Sleepiness Scale in older men. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2012 Apr; 67(4):433-9.
An innovative multiphased strategy to recruit underserved adults into a randomized trial of a community-based diabetes risk reduction program. Gerontologist. 2011 Jun; 51 Suppl 1:S82-93.
Body Awareness: a phenomenological inquiry into the common ground of mind-body therapies. Philos Ethics Humanit Med. 2011; 6:6.
The patient-reported Clinicians' Cultural Sensitivity Survey: a field test among older Latino primary care patients. Health Expect. 2012 Mar; 15(1):63-77.
Description of an academic community partnership lifestyle program for lower income minority adults at risk for diabetes. Diabetes Educ. 2010 Jul-Aug; 36(4):640-50.
Development and initial psychometric evaluation of the Patient Perspective of Arrhythmia Questionnaire. Res Nurs Health. 2009 Oct; 32(5):504-16.
Patient perception of symptoms and quality of life following ablation in patients with supraventricular tachycardia. Heart Lung. 2010 Jan-Feb; 39(1):12-20.
"Below average" self-assessed school performance and Alzheimer's disease in the Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study. Alzheimers Dement. 2009 Sep; 5(5):380-7.
Gender and racial differences in psychosocial factors of low-income patients with heart failure. Heart Lung. 2010 Jan-Feb; 39(1):2-11.
Interpersonal processes of care and patient satisfaction: do associations differ by race, ethnicity, and language? Health Serv Res. 2009 Aug; 44(4):1326-44.
Sexual function among overweight and obese women with urinary incontinence in a randomized controlled trial of an intensive behavioral weight loss intervention. J Urol. 2009 May; 181(5):2235-42.
Depressive symptoms and perceived doctor-patient communication in the Heart and Soul study. J Gen Intern Med. 2009 May; 24(5):550-6.
The development and validation of the HIV/AIDS Stigma Instrument - Nurse (HASI-N). AIDS Care. 2009 Feb; 21(2):150-9.
Improving physical activity resource guides to bridge the divide between the clinic and the community. Prev Chronic Dis. 2009 Jan; 6(1):A18.
Self-care behaviors in indigent patients with heart failure. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2008 May-Jun; 23(3):223-30.
Perceptions of coronary heart disease risk in Korean immigrants with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Educ. 2008 May-Jun; 34(3):484-92.
The influence of depressive symptoms on clinician-patient communication among patients with type 2 diabetes. Med Care. 2008 Mar; 46(3):257-65.
Effects of acculturation on smoking behavior in Asian Americans: a meta-analysis. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2008 Jan-Feb; 23(1):67-73.
Older adults' perspectives on key domains of childhood social and economic experiences and opportunities: a first step to creating a multidimensional measure. Epidemiol Perspect Innov. 2007; 4:14.
Validation of the HIV/AIDS Stigma Instrument - PLWA (HASI-P). AIDS Care. 2007 Sep; 19(8):1002-12.
Interpersonal processes of care survey: patient-reported measures for diverse groups. Health Serv Res. 2007 Jun; 42(3 Pt 1):1235-56.
A conceptual model of HIV/AIDS stigma from five African countries. J Adv Nurs. 2007 Jun; 58(6):541-51.
Resident perceptions of the impact of work hour limitations. J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Jul; 22(7):969-75.
Race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status and the health of pregnant women. J Health Psychol. 2007 Mar; 12(2):285-300.
Changes in flexed posture, musculoskeletal impairments, and physical performance after group exercise in community-dwelling older women. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2007 Feb; 88(2):192-9.
Psychometric characteristics of the spiritual perspective scale in pregnant African-American women. Res Nurs Health. 2007 Feb; 30(1):61-71.
Older African Americans' perceptions of pharmacists. Ethn Dis. 2007; 17(2):284-90.
Talk with your pharmacists--they are there to help. Ethn Dis. 2007; 17(2):420.
An empirical evaluation of social support and psychological well-being in older Chinese and Korean immigrants. Ethn Health. 2007 Jan; 12(1):43-67.
Using cognitive interviews to develop surveys in diverse populations. Med Care. 2006 Nov; 44(11 Suppl 3):S21-30.
Overview of qualitative methods in research with diverse populations. Making research reflect the population. Med Care. 2006 Nov; 44(11 Suppl 3):S5-9.
Measurement in a multi-ethnic society. Overview to the special issue. Med Care. 2006 Nov; 44(11 Suppl 3):S3-4.
Cultural factors associated with antihypertensive medication adherence in Chinese immigrants. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2006 Sep-Oct; 21(5):354-62.
Multilevel perspectives on diffusing a physical activity promotion program to reach diverse older adults. J Aging Phys Act. 2006 Jul; 14(3):270-87.
Diffusing a research-based physical activity promotion program for seniors into diverse communities: CHAMPS III. Prev Chronic Dis. 2006 Apr; 3(2):A51.
The changing meaning of family support among older Chinese and Korean immigrants. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2006 Jan; 61(1):S4-9.
Psychometric characteristics of a patient satisfaction instrument tailored to the concerns of African Americans. Ethn Dis. 2006; 16(4):948-55.
Prevalence and correlates of perceived societal racism in older African-American adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2005 Dec; 53(12):2202-8.
Patients' perspectives on how idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis affects the quality of their lives. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2005; 3:61.
Physical activity counseling in primary care and patient well-being: Do patients benefit? Ann Behav Med. 2005 Oct; 30(2):146-54.
Measurement issues in health disparities research. Health Serv Res. 2005 Oct; 40(5 Pt 2):1640-57.
Psychoeducation to increase psychotherapy entry for older African Americans. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2005 Jul; 13(7):554-61.
The California active aging community grant program: translating science into practice to promote physical activity in older adults. Ann Behav Med. 2005 Jun; 29(3):155-65.
Health promotion and psychosocial services and women's assessments of interpersonal prenatal care in Medicaid managed care. Matern Child Health J. 2005 Jun; 9(2):135-49.
Recruiting ethnically diverse general internal medicine patients for a telephone survey on physician-patient communication. J Gen Intern Med. 2005 May; 20(5):438-43.
Assessing environmentally determined mobility disability: self-report versus observed community mobility. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2005 Apr; 53(4):700-4.
Patients' perceptions of cultural factors affecting the quality of their medical encounters. Health Expect. 2005 Mar; 8(1):4-17.
Changes in the health status of women during and after pregnancy. J Gen Intern Med. 2005 Jan; 20(1):45-51.
Cultural factors and medication compliance in Chinese immigrants who are taking antihypertensive medications: instrument development. J Nurs Meas. 2005; 13(3):231-52.
Examining the types of social support and the actual sources of support in older Chinese and Korean immigrants. Int J Aging Hum Dev. 2005; 61(2):105-21.
Prepregnancy health status and the risk of preterm delivery. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2005 Jan; 159(1):58-63.
The effectiveness of an advance notice letter on the recruitment of African Americans and Whites for a mailed patient satisfaction survey. J Aging Health. 2004 Nov; 16(5 Suppl):124S-36S.
Consumer assessment of the quality of interpersonal processes of prenatal care among ethnically diverse low-income women: development of a new measure. Womens Health Issues. 2004 Jul-Aug; 14(4):118-29.
Women's initiative for non-smoking (WINS) VI: reliability and validity of health and psychosocial measures in women smokers with cardiovascular disease. Heart Lung. 2004 May-Jun; 33(3):162-75.
What explains differences between dementia patients' and their caregivers' ratings of patients' quality of life? Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2004 May-Jun; 12(3):272-80.
Measurement adequacy of parenting and children's functional status in African American and Latino families. J Nurs Meas. 2004 Spring-Summer; 12(1):47-62.
Effect of hysterectomy vs medical treatment on health-related quality of life and sexual functioning: the medicine or surgery (Ms) randomized trial. JAMA. 2004 Mar 24; 291(12):1447-55.
Functional health literacy and the quality of physician-patient communication among diabetes patients. Patient Educ Couns. 2004 Mar; 52(3):315-23.
Physician language ability and cultural competence. An exploratory study of communication with Spanish-speaking patients. J Gen Intern Med. 2004 Feb; 19(2):167-74.
Advancing health disparities research: can we afford to ignore measurement issues? Med Care. 2003 Nov; 41(11):1207-20.
Conceptual challenges in linking physical activity and disability research. Am J Prev Med. 2003 Oct; 25(3 Suppl 2):137-40.
Loss of independence in activities of daily living in older adults hospitalized with medical illnesses: increased vulnerability with age. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2003 Apr; 51(4):451-8.
Environmental components of mobility disability in community-living older persons. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2003 Mar; 51(3):393-8.
"You aren't going to get better by just sitting around": physical activity perceptions, motivations, and barriers in adults 75 years of age or older. Am J Geriatr Cardiol. 2003 Jan-Feb; 12(1):33-7.
The effects of acute illness on ADL decline over 1 year in frail older adults with and without cognitive impairment. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2002 Jul; 57(7):M449-54.
The mediating effect of pain and fatigue on level of functioning in older adults. Nurs Res. 2002 Jul-Aug; 51(4):254-65.
Environmental demands associated with community mobility in older adults with and without mobility disabilities. Phys Ther. 2002 Jul; 82(7):670-81.
Social support and abstinence from opiates and cocaine during opioid maintenance treatment. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2001 Dec 1; 65(1):65-75.
Chronic disease self-management program: 2-year health status and health care utilization outcomes. Med Care. 2001 Nov; 39(11):1217-23.
Physical activity outcomes of CHAMPS II: a physical activity promotion program for older adults. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2001 Aug; 56(8):M465-70.
CHAMPS physical activity questionnaire for older adults: outcomes for interventions. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2001 Jul; 33(7):1126-41.
An evaluation of three self-report physical activity instruments for older adults. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2001 Jun; 33(6):962-70.
Factor variability of the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) among urban Latinos. Ethn Health. 2001 May; 6(2):137-44.
Self-reports of health care utilization compared to provider records. J Clin Epidemiol. 2001 Feb; 54(2):136-41.
Health-related quality-of-life assessments in diverse population groups in the United States. Med Care. 2000 Sep; 38(9 Suppl):II102-24.
Evaluating advanced practice nursing care through use of a heuristic framework. J Nurs Care Qual. 2000 Jan; 14(2):21-32.
The use of refusal postcards in recruiting older adults. Ann Behav Med. 2000; 22(4):330-3.
Capturing the patient's view of change as a clinical outcome measure. JAMA. 1999 Sep 22-29; 282(12):1157-62.
Urge incontinence: new health-related quality of life measures. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1999 Aug; 47(8):980-8.
Prevalence and correlates of physician recommendations to exercise among older adults. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 1999 Aug; 54(8):M423-7.
Mobility-related function in older adults: assessment with a 6-minute walk test. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 1999 Jul; 80(7):837-41.
Further validation and reliability testing of the Trust in Physician Scale. The Stanford Trust Study Physicians. Med Care. 1999 May; 37(5):510-7.
Physical functioning: definitions, measurement, and expectations. Adv Ren Replace Ther. 1999 Apr; 6(2):110-23.
The concept of quality of life of dying persons in the context of health care. J Pain Symptom Manage. 1999 Feb; 17(2):93-108.
Conceptualization and measurement of quality of life in dementia: the dementia quality of life instrument (DQoL). Gerontologist. 1999 Feb; 39(1):25-35.
Interpersonal processes of care in diverse populations. Milbank Q. 1999; 77(3):305-39, 274.
Evidence suggesting that a chronic disease self-management program can improve health status while reducing hospitalization: a randomized trial. Med Care. 1999 Jan; 37(1):5-14.
Issues in measuring physical functioning and disability in arthritis patients. Arthritis Care Res. 1997 Dec; 10(6):395-405.
Primary care and patient perceptions of access to care. J Fam Pract. 1997 Feb; 44(2):177-85.
Evaluation of CHAMPS, a physical activity promotion program for older adults. Ann Behav Med. 1997; 19(4):353-61.
Measuring the need for medical care in an ethnically diverse population. Health Serv Res. 1996 Dec; 31(5):551-71.
Primary care and receipt of preventive services. J Gen Intern Med. 1996 May; 11(5):269-76.
Factors associated with enrollment of older adults into a physical activity promotion program. J Aging Health. 1996 Feb; 8(1):96-113.
Does smoking cessation improve health-related quality-of-life? Ann Behav Med. 1995 Dec; 17(4):331-8.
Sleep problems and their correlates in a working population. J Gen Intern Med. 1995 Jan; 10(1):25-32.
Long-term functioning and well-being outcomes associated with physical activity and exercise in patients with chronic conditions in the Medical Outcomes Study. J Clin Epidemiol. 1994 Jul; 47(7):719-30.
Development of a physical performance and mobility examination. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1994 Jul; 42(7):743-9.
Endurance exercise and health-related quality of life in 50-65 year-old adults. Gerontologist. 1993 Dec; 33(6):782-9.
Do depressed patients in different treatment settings have different levels of well-being and functioning? J Consult Clin Psychol. 1993 Oct; 61(5):849-57.
The 'states versus weights' dilemma in quality of life measurement. Qual Life Res. 1993 Jun; 2(3):167-8.
The MOS social support survey. Soc Sci Med. 1991; 32(6):705-14.
Functional status and well-being of patients with chronic conditions. Results from the Medical Outcomes Study. JAMA. 1989 Aug 18; 262(7):907-13.
The MOS short-form general health survey. Reliability and validity in a patient population. Med Care. 1988 Jul; 26(7):724-35.
Effects of being overweight. Am J Public Health. 1983 Feb; 73(2):171-8.
The reliability and validity of self-reported weight and height. J Chronic Dis. 1982; 35(4):295-309.
Advances in the measurement of functional status: construction of aggregate indexes. Med Care. 1981 May; 19(5):473-88.
Overview of adult health measures fielded in Rand's health insurance study. Med Care. 1979 Jul; 17(7 Suppl):iii-x, 1-131.
The measurement and meaning of patient satisfaction. Health Med Care Serv Rev. 1978 Jan-Feb; 1(1):1, 3-15.
Anita L. Stewart
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