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Sung Eun Yi 2 Articles
The Validity and Reliability of a Screening Questionnaire for Parkinson's Disease in a Community.
Jong Hun Kim, Hae Kwan Cheong, Chong Sik Lee, Sung Eun Yi, Kun Woo Park
J Prev Med Public Health. 2010;43(1):9-17.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3961/jpmph.2010.43.1.9
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Parkinson's disease is one of the most common neurodegenerative diseases in the elderly population. In order to estimate the prevalence of Parkinson's disease in the community, the application of a good screening tool is essential. We evaluated the validity and reliability of a Parkinson's disease screening questionnaire and propose an alternative measure to improve its validity for use in community surveys. METHODS: We designed the study in a three-phase approach consisting of a screening questionnaire, neurologic examination, and confirmatory examination. A repeated survey was administered to patients with disease detected in the community and on 150 subjects. We examined internal consistency using Cronbach's alpha test, test-retest reliability using the kappa statistic, and validity using sensitivity, specificity, and ROC curves. Unadjusted odds ratios were utilized for the estimation of weights for each questionnaire item. RESULTS: The Cronbach's alpha of the questionnaire was 0.708. The kappa statistic for test-retest reliability was good to generally fair in most of the items. When newly proposed weighting scores were used, the optimum cut-off value was 7/8. When cut-off value was 5/6 for surveying prevalence in a community, the sensitivity was 0.98, and the specificity was 0.61, with simultaneous improvement in reliability. CONCLUSIONS: We recommend 5/6 as the ideal cut-off value for the survey of PD prevalence in community. This questionnaire designed for the Korean community could help future epidemiologic studies of PD.
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    Roongroj Bhidayasiri, Jirada Sringean, Saisamorn Phumphid, Chanawat Anan, Chusak Thanawattano, Suwijak Deoisres, Pattamon Panyakaew, Onanong Phokaewvarangkul, Suppata Maytharakcheep, Vijittra Buranasrikul, Tittaya Prasertpan, Rotjana Khontong, Priya Jagot
    Frontiers in Neurology.2024;[Epub]     CrossRef
  • Severity of Daytime Sleepiness and Parkinsonian-Like Symptoms in Korean Adults Aged 50–64 Years
    Chol Shin, Regina E. Y. Kim, Robert J. Thomas, Chang-Ho Yun, Seung Ku Lee, Robert D. Abbott
    Journal of Clinical Neurology.2022; 18(1): 33.     CrossRef
  • Development of a symptoms-based thyroid risk questionnaire to screen for hypothyroidism in India
    KM Prasanna Kumar, BipinKumar Sethi, SanjayP Khare, Mahesh Padsalge, AnadyaPrakash Tripathi, Milind Bhole, DyotonaSen Roy
    Thyroid Research and Practice.2021; 18(2): 74.     CrossRef
  • Clinical utility of the Epworth sleepiness scale
    Nathan A Walker, Jag Sunderram, Peng Zhang, Shou-en Lu, Matthew T Scharf
    Sleep and Breathing.2020; 24(4): 1759.     CrossRef
  • A validation of a self-administered screening test for Parkinson's disease
    Michele K. York, Jared F. Benge, Christine Hunter, Joseph Jankovic
    Journal of the Neurological Sciences.2020; 418: 117116.     CrossRef
  • Overview of the Korean Longitudinal Study on Cognitive Aging and Dementia
    Ji Won Han, Tae Hui Kim, Kyung Phil Kwak, Kayoung Kim, Bong Jo Kim, Shin Gyeom Kim, Jeong Lan Kim, Tae Hyun Kim, Seok Woo Moon, Jae Young Park, Joon Hyuk Park, Seonjeong Byun, Seung Wan Suh, Ji Young Seo, Yoonseop So, Seung-Ho Ryu, Jong Chul Youn, Kyoung
    Psychiatry Investigation.2018; 15(8): 767.     CrossRef
  • Validation of a Questionnaire for Distinguishing X-Linked Dystonia Parkinsonism From Its Mimics
    Jose Danilo B. Diestro, Mark Angelo C. Ang, Mark Willy L. Mondia, Paul Matthew D. Pasco
    Frontiers in Neurology.2018;[Epub]     CrossRef
  • Epidemiology of neurodegenerative diseases in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review
    Alain Lekoubou, Justin B Echouffo-Tcheugui, Andre P Kengne
    BMC Public Health.2014;[Epub]     CrossRef
  • Screening for Parkinson syndrome in a Chinese rural population: re-examination of a historic questionnaire
    Ying LIU, Jin-hu FAN, Wen CHEN, Zhi-yu NIE, You-lin QIAO, Lin ZHANG
    Chinese Medical Journal.2013; 126(5): 819.     CrossRef
  • Prediction Model of Parkinson's Disease Based on Antiparkinsonian Drug Claims
    F. Moisan, V. Gourlet, J.-L. Mazurie, J.-L. Dupupet, J. Houssinot, M. Goldberg, E. Imbernon, C. Tzourio, A. Elbaz
    American Journal of Epidemiology.2011; 174(3): 354.     CrossRef
Education of Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response in Healthcare-associated Colleges - Current Status and Learning Objectives Development.
Hagyung Lee, Byung Chul Chun, Sung Eun Yi, Hyang Soon Oh, Sun Ju Wang, Jang Wook Sohn, Jee Hee Kim
J Prev Med Public Health. 2008;41(4):225-231.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3961/jpmph.2008.41.4.225
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Bioterrorism (BT) preparedness and response plans are particularly important among healthcare workers who will be among the first involved in the outbreak situations. This study was conducted to evaluate the current status of education for BT preparedness and response in healthcare-related colleges/junior colleges and to develop learning objectives for use in their regular curricula. METHODS: We surveyed all medical colleges/schools, colleges/junior colleges that train nurses, emergency medical technicians or clinical pathologists, and 10% (randomly selected) of them that train general hygienists in Korea. The survey was conducted via mail from March to July of 2007. We surveyed 35 experts to determine if there was a consensus of learning objectives among healthcare workers. RESULTS: Only 31.3% of medical colleges/schools and 13.3% of nursing colleges/junior colleges had education programs that included BT preparedness and responses in their curricula. The most common reason given for the lack of BT educational programs was 'There is not much need for education regarding BT preparedness and response in Korea'. None of the colleges/junior colleges that train clinical pathologists, or general hygienists had an education program for BT response. After evaluating the expert opinions, we developed individual learning objectives designed specifically for educational institutions. CONCLUSIONS: There were only a few colleges/junior colleges that enforce the requirement to provide education for BT preparedness and response in curricula. It is necessary to raise the perception of BT preparedness and response to induce the schools to provide such programs.
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  • Predictors of bioterrorism preparedness among clinical nurses: A cross-sectional study
    Suhyun Lee, Yujeong Kim
    Nurse Education Today.2023; 122: 105727.     CrossRef
  • An Assessment of Knowledge and Attitude of Iranian Nurses Towards Bioterrorism
    Hasan Abolghasem Gorji, Noureddin Niknam, Nahid Aghaei, Tahereh Yaghoubi
    Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal.2017;[Epub]     CrossRef

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