Chinese version of the Global Youth Tobacco Survey: cross-cultural instrument adaptation
- Smoker numbers edge close to 1 billion. // African Journal of Respiratory Medicine;Mar2014, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p2
The article offers information on reports concerning global smoking prevalence in 2014.
- Why people smoke. Jarvis, Martin J.; Britton, John // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/31/2004, Vol. 328 Issue 7434, p277
Examines the clinical aspects of why people smoke cigarettes. Role of nicotine in creating an addiction to cigarettes; Why people start to smoke; Physical and psychological effects of nicotine; Symptoms of nicotine withdrawal; Social and behavioral aspects of smoking; Regulation of nicotine...
- The effect of a very brief smoking-reduction intervention in smokers who have no intention to quit: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Lei Wu; Yao He; Bin Jiang; Di Zhang; Hui Tian; Fang Zuo; Tai Hing Lam; Yee Tak Derek Cheung // BMC Public Health;2015, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p1
Background: Tobacco use is one of the most common preventable causes of death, but more than half of the Chinese men still use tobacco products. Moreover, 63.6% of Chinese smokers have stated that they would not consider quitting. Specialized and intensive smoking-cessation services are too...
- The day-to-day process of stopping or reducing smoking: A prospective study of self-changers. Peters, Erica N.; Hughes, John R. // Nicotine & Tobacco Research;Sep2009, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p1083
Introduction: Almost all descriptions of attempts to quit smoking have focused on what happens after an abrupt quit attempt and end once a smoker relapses. The current study examined the day-to-day process preceding a quit or reduction attempt in addition to the daily process after a failure to...
- Methods Used to Quit Smoking in the United States. Fiore, Michael C.; Novotny, Thomas E.; Pierce, John P.; Giovino, Gary A.; Hatziandreu, Evridiki J.; Newcomb, Polly A.; Surawics, Tanya A.; Davis, Ronald M. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;5/23/90, Vol. 263 Issue 20, p2760
Presents a study that analyzed smoking-cessation methods used by adult smokers in the U.S. who tried to quit. Statistics of adult smoking in the U.S. in 1986; Characteristics of succeeders and relapsers; Assessment of use of assisted and unassisted cessation methods.
- Media advocacy and newspaper coverage of tobacco issues: A comparative analysis of 1 year's print news in the United States and Australia. Smith, Katherine Clegg; Terry-McElrath, Yvonne; Wakefield, Melanie; Durrant, Russil // Nicotine & Tobacco Research;Apr2005, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p289
Tobacco control advocates now recognize the value of influencing news coverage of tobacco; news coverage influences attitudes and behavior as well as policy progression. It is, however, difficult to assess the progress of such efforts within a single national and temporal context. Our data...
- Changing age-specific patterns of cigarette consumption in the United States, 1992—2002: Association with smoke-free homes and state-level tobacco control activity. Pierce, John P.; White, Martha M.; Messer, Karen // Nicotine & Tobacco Research;Feb2009, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p171
Introduction:: During the 1990s, both prevalence and average cigarette consumption declined in the United States, but age-specific changes have not been reported.
- Do smokers crave cigarettes in some smoking situations more than others? Situational correlates of craving when smoking. Dunbar, Michael S.; Scharf, Deborah; Kirchner, Thomas; Shiffman, Saul // Nicotine & Tobacco Research;Mar2010, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p226
Introduction:: Smokers tend to smoke when experiencing craving, but even within smoking occasions, craving may vary. We examine variations in craving when people were smoking in various real-world situations.
- Older Smokers' Motivation and Attempts to Quit Smoking: Epidemiological Insight Into the Question of Lifestyle Versus Addiction. Breitling, Lutz Ph.; Rothenbacher, Dietrich; Stegmaier, Christa; Raum, Elke; Brenner, Hermann // Deutsches Aerzteblatt International;7/3/2009, Vol. 106 Issue 27, p4
The article presents a study which describes the frequency of attempts and desire to quit smoking among older smokers in Germany. It indicates that older smokers attempt to quit smoking repeatedly without success. It is observed that high-risk patients with comorbidities, whose number will...