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Autor(en):
Demissie, Serkalem; Green, Robert C.; Mucci, Lorelei; Tziavas, Sophia; Martelli, Kathy; Bang, Kaitlin; Coons, Lisa; Bourque, Sylvie; Buchillon, Dina; Johnson, Kris; Smith, Tamisson; Sharrow, N.; Lautenschlager, Nicola; Friedland, Robert; Cupples, L. Adrienne; Farrer, Lindsay A. 
Titel:
Reliability of Information Collected by Proxy in Family Studies of Alzheimer's Disease 
Abstract:
The study evaluated the reliability of data obtained from proxy informants. The index subjects in this study were 81 nondemented participants in the Multi-Institutional Research in Alzheimer Genetic Epidemiology (MIRAGE) study. These index subjects and 159 proxy informants, identified by the index subjects, participated in the study. The ĸ statistic with multiple raters per subject (for dichotomous variables) and the intraclass correlation coefficient (for continuous variables) were used to meas...    »
 
Stichworte:
Alzheimer’ s disease; Reliability; Nonresponse; Proxy data; Informants; κ Statistic 
Zeitschriftentitel:
Neuroepidemiology 
Jahr:
2001 
Band / Volume:
20 
Heft / Issue:
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
105--111 
Verlag / Institution:
S. Karger AG 
Verlagsort:
Basel, Switzerland 
Print-ISSN:
1423-0208 
E-ISSN:
1423-0208 
Hinweise:
Dieser Beitrag ist mit Zustimmung des Rechteinhabers aufgrund einer (DFG-geförderten) Allianz- bzw. Nationallizenz frei zugänglich. This publication is with permission of the rights owner freely accessible due to an Alliance licence and a national licence (funded by the DFG, German Research Foundation) respectively.