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Influence of tobacco marketing and exposure to smokers on adolescent susceptibility to smoking.
Evans N, Farkas A, Gilpin E, Berry C, Pierce JP. Evans N, et al. Among authors: farkas a. J Natl Cancer Inst. 1995 Oct 18;87(20):1538-45. doi: 10.1093/jnci/87.20.1538. J Natl Cancer Inst. 1995. PMID: 7563188
For this analysis, we defined as susceptible to smoking those never smokers who said on the survey that they could not rule out independently deciding to try a cigarette soon or smoking one offered by a friend. Also for this analysis, we devised two indices: 1) a
For this analysis, we defined as susceptible to smoking those never smokers who said on the survey that they could not rule out independentl …
Tobacco education in Cairo, Egypt: is there an effect on adolescent smoking?
Ahmed O Jr, Choi WS, Farkas AJ, Pierce JP. Ahmed O Jr, et al. Among authors: farkas aj. Tob Control. 1999 Winter;8(4):440-1. doi: 10.1136/tc.8.4.440a. Tob Control. 1999. PMID: 10712055 Free PMC article. No abstract available.
Association between household and workplace smoking restrictions and adolescent smoking.
Farkas AJ, Gilpin EA, White MM, Pierce JP. Farkas AJ, et al. JAMA. 2000 Aug 9;284(6):717-22. doi: 10.1001/jama.284.6.717. JAMA. 2000. PMID: 10927780
CONTEXT: Recent marked increases in adolescent smoking indicate a need for new prevention approaches. Whether workplace and home smoking restrictions play a role in such prevention is unknown. ...Similarly, adolescents who worked in smoke-free workplaces were 68% (9 …
CONTEXT: Recent marked increases in adolescent smoking indicate a need for new prevention approaches. Whether workplace and home smok …
Does parental smoking cessation discourage adolescent smoking?
Farkas AJ, Distefan JM, Choi WS, Gilpin EA, Pierce JP. Farkas AJ, et al. Prev Med. 1999 Mar;28(3):213-8. doi: 10.1006/pmed.1998.0451. Prev Med. 1999. PMID: 10072737
RESULTS: Multivariate analyses, adjusted for demographic characteristics of adolescents, as well as father's age, education, and family income, found that adolescents whose parents had quit smoking were almost one-third less likely to be ever smokers than those with a pare …
RESULTS: Multivariate analyses, adjusted for demographic characteristics of adolescents, as well as father's age, education, and family inco …
Can strategies used by statewide tobacco control programs help smokers make progress in quitting?
Pierce JP, Gilpin EA, Farkas AJ. Pierce JP, et al. Among authors: farkas aj. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 1998 Jun;7(6):459-64. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 1998. PMID: 9641487
Smokers were categorized into levels in a previously developed Quitting Continuum, which considers their addiction level and quitting history. ...Smokers progressed if they were at a higher continuum level in 1992 than in 1990. College graduates showed 2.3 times mor …
Smokers were categorized into levels in a previously developed Quitting Continuum, which considers their addiction level and quitting …
Tobacco industry promotion of cigarettes and adolescent smoking.
Pierce JP, Choi WS, Gilpin EA, Farkas AJ, Berry CC. Pierce JP, et al. Among authors: farkas aj. JAMA. 1998 Feb 18;279(7):511-5. doi: 10.1001/jama.279.7.511. JAMA. 1998. PMID: 9480360
DESIGN: Prospective cohort study with a 3-year follow-up through November 1996. SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS: A total of 1752 adolescent never smokers who were not susceptible to smoking when first interviewed in 1993 in a population-based random-digit dial telep …
DESIGN: Prospective cohort study with a 3-year follow-up through November 1996. SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS: A total of 1752 adol …
Which adolescent experimenters progress to established smoking in the United States.
Choi WS, Pierce JP, Gilpin EA, Farkas AJ, Berry CC. Choi WS, et al. Among authors: farkas aj. Am J Prev Med. 1997 Sep-Oct;13(5):385-91. Am J Prev Med. 1997. PMID: 9315272
METHODS: Using a nationally representative sample of adolescents between the ages of 12 and 18 at baseline, we examined their transition from experimentation (had at least a puff but has not smoked 100 cigarettes) to established smoking (smoked at least 100 cigarett …
METHODS: Using a nationally representative sample of adolescents between the ages of 12 and 18 at baseline, we examined their transit …
Duration of smoking abstinence and success in quitting.
Gilpin EA, Pierce JP, Farkas AJ. Gilpin EA, et al. Among authors: farkas aj. J Natl Cancer Inst. 1997 Apr 16;89(8):572-6. doi: 10.1093/jnci/89.8.572. J Natl Cancer Inst. 1997. PMID: 9106646
BACKGROUND: For most smokers, quitting is a difficult process. Many smokers try to quit repeatedly before they succeed, with some relapsing even after a lengthy period of abstinence. ...If a more stringent criterion is needed, we recommend self-reported cessa …
BACKGROUND: For most smokers, quitting is a difficult process. Many smokers try to quit repeatedly before they succeed, with some rel …
Validation of susceptibility as a predictor of which adolescents take up smoking in the United States.
Pierce JP, Choi WS, Gilpin EA, Farkas AJ, Merritt RK. Pierce JP, et al. Among authors: farkas aj. Health Psychol. 1996 Sep;15(5):355-61. doi: 10.1037//0278-6133.15.5.355. Health Psychol. 1996. PMID: 8891714
Smoking onset has 4 levels, with a "susceptibility" level preceding early experimentation. This study assessed the predictive validity of smoking susceptibility in a longitudinal study of a nationally representative sample of 4,500 adolescents who at baseline …
Smoking onset has 4 levels, with a "susceptibility" level preceding early experimentation. This study assessed the predictive validit …
Nicotine patch use in the general population: results from the 1993 California Tobacco Survey.
Pierce JP, Gilpin E, Farkas AJ. Pierce JP, et al. Among authors: farkas aj. J Natl Cancer Inst. 1995 Jan 18;87(2):87-93. doi: 10.1093/jnci/87.2.87. J Natl Cancer Inst. 1995. PMID: 7707395
BACKGROUND: Evidence from controlled clinical trials indicates that use of a transdermal nicotine patch improves abstinence rates up to a year after initial smoking cessation. ...Use of a nicotine patch did not result in a statistically significant dif …
BACKGROUND: Evidence from controlled clinical trials indicates that use of a transdermal nicotine patch improves abstinence rates up …
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