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community health

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Preventive services, mainly outside the hospital, involving the surveillance of special groups of the population, such as preschool and school children, women, and the elderly, by means of...

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A Proposed Collaboration Against Big Tobacco: Common Ground Between the Vaping and Public Health Community in the United States

Theodore L. Wagener, Ellen Meier, Alayna P. Tackett, James D. Matheny and Terry F. Pechacek.

in Nicotine and Tobacco Research

May 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Addictions and Substance Misuse. 5839 words.

An unfortunate conflict is underway between the public health community and the vaping community over e-cigarettes’ harmfulness or lack thereof. This conflict is made worse by an...

Genome-Wide Association Study of Heavy Smoking and Daily/Nondaily Smoking in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL)

Nancy L Saccone, Leslie S Emery, Tamar Sofer, Stephanie M Gogarten, Diane M Becker, Erwin P Bottinger, Li-Shiun Chen, Robert C Culverhouse, Weimin Duan, Dana B Hancock, H Dean Hosgood, Eric O Johnson, Ruth J F Loos, Tin Louie, George Papanicolaou, Krista M Perreira, Erik J Rodriquez, Claudia Schurmann, Adrienne M Stilp, Adam A Szpiro, Gregory A Talavera, Kent D Taylor, James F Thrasher, Lisa R Yanek, Cathy C Laurie, Eliseo J Pérez-Stable, Laura J Bierut and Robert C Kaplan.

in Nicotine and Tobacco Research

March 2018; p ublished online May 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Addictions and Substance Misuse. 7227 words.

Abstract

Introduction

Genetic variants associated with nicotine dependence have previously been identified,...

Can Smoke-Free Policies Reduce Tobacco Use Disparities of Sexual and Gender Minorities in Missouri?

Jenna Wintemberg, Jane A McElroy, Bin Ge and Kevin D Everett.

in Nicotine & Tobacco Research

November 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Addictions and Substance Misuse. 5041 words.

Abstract

Objective

The purpose of this study is to explore the associations between smoke-free policies, current...

The Effect of Pack Warning Labels on Quitting and Related Thoughts and Behaviors in a National Cohort of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Smokers

Anna Nicholson, Ron Borland, Pele Bennet, Maureen Davey, Jasmine Sarin, Anke Van der Sterren, Matthew Stevens and David Thomas.

in Nicotine & Tobacco Research

October 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Addictions and Substance Misuse. 6234 words.

Abstract

Introduction

The high prevalence of smoking among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in...

The Effects of Sexual Orientation on the Relationship Between Victimization Experiences and Smoking Status Among US Women

Alicia K Matthews, Young Ik Cho, Tonda L Hughes, Sharon C Wilsnack, Frances Aranda and Timothy Johnson.

in Nicotine and Tobacco Research

February 2018; p ublished online March 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Addictions and Substance Misuse. 6069 words.

Abstract

Introduction

This study examined the relationships between experiences of childhood and adulthood...

Exploration of Incarcerated Men’s and Women’s Attitudes of Smoking in the Presence of Children and Pregnant Women: Is There a Disparity Between Smoking Attitudes and Smoking Behavior?

Donna R. Parker, Mary B. Roberts, Jacob J. van den Berg, Beth Bock, Lyn A. R. Stein, Rosemarie A. Martin and Jennifer G. Clarke.

in Nicotine and Tobacco Research

May 2016; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Addictions and Substance Misuse. 4666 words.

Introduction:

A major health challenge facing persons who are incarcerated is tobacco smoking. Upon reentry to the community, concerns regarding smoking...

Race and Tobacco Use: A Global Perspective

Israel Agaku, Roberta Caixeta, Mirian Carvalho de Souza, Adriana Blanco and Anselm Hennis.

in Nicotine and Tobacco Research

April 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Addictions and Substance Misuse. 1775 words.

Implications

These findings suggest that there are no “fixed” racial patterns of tobacco use around the globe. Cross-country differences in tobacco use among...

Characteristics of American Indian/Alaskan Native Quitline Callers Across 14 States

Amy V. Lukowski, Susan E. Young, Chad D. Morris and David Tinkelman.

in Nicotine and Tobacco Research

November 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Addictions and Substance Misuse. 4288 words.

Background:

American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) have the highest smoking prevalence (29.2%) of any other racial/ethnic group in the United States...

A Descriptive Report of Electronic Cigarette Use After Participation in a Community-Based Tobacco Cessation Trial

Elana Curry, Julianna M Nemeth, Amy Wermert, Sara Conroy, Abigail Shoben, Amy K Ferketich and Mary Ellen Wewers.

in Nicotine and Tobacco Research

December 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Addictions and Substance Misuse. 3699 words.

Abstract

Introduction

Smokers are using electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, as a cessation aid,...

The Association of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identity Facets With Smoking Dependence Motives

Nathan Grant Smith, Kate Winderman, Brooke King, Ezemenari M Obasi and Lorraine R Reitzel.

in Nicotine and Tobacco Research

February 2018; p ublished online March 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Addictions and Substance Misuse. 3183 words.

Abstract

Introduction

Lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) adults have higher rates of smoking than heterosexual...

Tobacco Dependence Treatment Training Programs: An International Survey

Gina R. Kruse, Nancy A. Rigotti, Martin Raw, Ann McNeill, Rachael Murray, Hembadoon Piné-Abata, Asaf Bitton and Andy McEwen.

in Nicotine and Tobacco Research

May 2016; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Addictions and Substance Misuse. 4255 words.

Introduction:

In line with Article 14 guidelines for the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, we aimed to assess the progress in training...

Enlisting “Aunties” to Support Indigenous Pregnant Women to Stop Smoking: Feasibility Study Results

Marewa Glover, Anette Kira and Ces Smith.

in Nicotine and Tobacco Research

May 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Addictions and Substance Misuse. 4598 words.

Introduction:

Smoking during pregnancy increases the risk of many pregnancy and birth complications. New Zealand’s smoking cessation programmes rely on the...

Short-Term Smoking Cessation in English Resident Adults of Bangladeshi Origin: A Service Review

Saba Kassim, Mustafa Al-Haboubi and Ray Croucher.

in Nicotine and Tobacco Research

April 2016; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Addictions and Substance Misuse. 3753 words.

Introduction:

Cigarette smoking in English residents of Bangladeshi origin, particularly men, exceeds national estimates. Cessation outcomes and potential...

Smoking Cessation Awareness and Utilization Among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Adults: An Analysis of the 2009–2010 National Adult Tobacco Survey

Amanda Fallin, Youn Ok Lee, Keisa Bennett and Amie Goodin.

in Nicotine and Tobacco Research

April 2016; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Addictions and Substance Misuse. 3017 words.

Introduction:

Each year, there are more than 480 000 deaths in the United States attributed to smoking. Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) adults...

Topic Modeling of Smoking- and Cessation-Related Posts to the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Survivor Network (CSN): Implications for Cessation Treatment for Cancer Survivors Who Smoke

J. Lee Westmaas, Bennett R. McDonald and Kenneth M. Portier.

in Nicotine & Tobacco Research

August 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Addictions and Substance Misuse. 6007 words.

Abstract

Introduction:

Smoking is a risk factor in at least 18 cancers, and approximately two-thirds of cancer...

The Psychometric Performance of the PROMIS Smoking Assessment Toolkit: Comparisons of Real-Data Computer Adaptive Tests, Short Forms, and Mode of Administration

Brian D. Stucky, Wenjing Huang and Maria Orlando Edelen.

in Nicotine and Tobacco Research

March 2016; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Addictions and Substance Misuse. 3404 words.

Introduction:

The PROMIS Smoking Initiative has developed six item banks for assessment related to cigarette smoking among adult smokers (Nicotine...

Structural Discrimination is Associated With Smoking Status Among a National Sample of Transgender Individuals

Deirdre A. Shires and Kim D. Jaffee.

in Nicotine and Tobacco Research

June 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Addictions and Substance Misuse. 5299 words.

Introduction:

Limited evidence suggests that transgender individuals smoke at significantly higher rates than the general population. We aimed to determine...

User Experience Evaluation of a Smoking Cessation App in People With Serious Mental Illness

Roger Vilardaga, Javier Rizo, Julie A. Kientz, Michael G. McDonell, Richard K. Ries and Kiley Sobel.

in Nicotine and Tobacco Research

May 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Addictions and Substance Misuse. 5446 words.

Introduction:

Smoking rates among people with serious mental illness are 3 to 4 times higher than the general population, yet currently there are no smoking...

Active and Passive Smoking and Serum Total Bilirubin in a Rural Korean Population

Na Hyun Kim, Hyeon Chang Kim, Joo Young Lee, Ju-Mi Lee and Il Suh.

in Nicotine and Tobacco Research

May 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Addictions and Substance Misuse. 5182 words.

Introduction:

Serum bilirubin is an endogenous antioxidant biomarker and its low level is a potential risk factor for smoking related health disorders. This...

Trends in Awareness, Use of, and Beliefs About Electronic Cigarette and Snus Among a Longitudinal Cohort of US Midwest Young Adults

Kelvin Choi, Jessica Bestrashniy and Jean Forster.

in Nicotine and Tobacco Research

January 2018; p ublished online February 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Addictions and Substance Misuse. 5046 words.

Abstract

Introduction

Few longitudinal studies have examined how awareness, use of, and beliefs about electronic...