proxy respondent

proxy respondent

A person in a clinical trial other than the subject/patient who provides responses about the subject/patient on their behalf, but not as an observer.
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The first regression (panel A) reports the coefficient of any relative serving as a proxy respondent versus self respondents.
Logistic regression analyses explored the relationship between alcohol consumption variables and an outcome of BDDs (Table I), controlling for potential confounders such as the use of a proxy respondent (versus the biological mother) and the age of the child (model 1), and also including the gender of the child (model 2).
6%) also needed a proxy respondent to complete the interview.
In addition, we include whether the care recipient had a proxy respondent, and to control for differential exposure by care recipients who died, we include the logged number of months survived within each follow-up period (i.
In CPS surveys, an adult member of each household serves as a proxy respondent, providing information for all members of the household.
The questionnaire allows an adult family member to serve as a proxy respondent for other household members who are unable to complete the survey.
If the subject was deceased or alive but incapacitated, a slightly modified version of the subject questionnaire was administered to a proxy respondent.
Keywords: activities of daily living proxy respondent, data collection methods, dementia, caregivers
The diary portion of the survey is intended to capture items that are frequently purchased and might not be recalled accurately over a long period of time, in addition to more sensitive items and items that a proxy respondent may not know for other CU members.
Potential confounders that were controlled for in all multivariate models include gender, age (younger than 45 years, 45-54, 55-64, 65-74, 75-79, 80-84, and 85 years or older), education (no high school, some high school, high school graduate or GED, some college, 4-year college graduate, and > 4 years of college), self-rated physical health (poor, fair, good, very good, and excellent), receipt of a low-income subsidy (an indicator of being below 150 percent of the federal poverty level), dual eligibility for Medicaid (a subset of the previous category), and whether the beneficiary received assistance in completing the survey or had a proxy respondent (two separate indicators).
Although there was no question on the survey about why a proxy respondent was needed, having a proxy often signifies mental health or cognitive problems or substantial physical disability or frailty.
For children aged [less than]18 years, a knowledgeable adult family member, usually a parent, acts as a proxy respondent.