M Siahpush

Summary

Affiliation: The Cancer Council Victoria
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc The contribution of smoking to socioeconomic differentials in mortality: results from the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study, Australia
    Mohammad Siahpush
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdown St, Carlton 3053, Melbourne, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:1077-9. 2006
  2. pmc Is household smoking status associated with expenditure on food at restaurants, alcohol, gambling and insurance? Results from the 1998-99 Household Expenditure Survey, Australia
    M Siahpush
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Control Research Institute, The Cancer Council Victoria, 100 Drummond Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Tob Control 13:409-14. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Why is lone-motherhood so strongly associated with smoking?
    Mohammad Siahpush
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Control Research Institute, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton
    Aust N Z J Public Health 28:37-42. 2004
  4. pmc Socioeconomic variations in nicotine dependence, self-efficacy, and intention to quit across four countries: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey
    M Siahpush
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Control Research Institute, The Cancer Council Victoria, 100 Drummond Street, Carlton 3053, Australia
    Tob Control 15:iii71-5. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint The association of smoking with perception of income inequality, relative material well-being, and social capital
    Mohammad Siahpush
    The Cancer Council Victoria, Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, 100 Drummond Street, Carlton, Melbourne, VIC 3053, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 63:2801-12. 2006
  6. pmc Socioeconomic status and tobacco expenditure among Australian households: results from the 1998-99 Household Expenditure Survey
    M Siahpush
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:798-801. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Lower levels of occupation, income and education are strongly associated with a longer smoking duration: multivariate results from the 2001 Australian National Drug Strategy Survey
    M Siahpush
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Control Research Institute, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Australia
    Public Health 119:1105-10. 2005
  8. pmc Antismoking television advertising and socioeconomic variations in calls to Quitline
    Mohammad Siahpush
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, 100 Drummond Street, Carlton 3053 Victoria, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:298-301. 2007
  9. pmc Smoking and financial stress
    M Siahpush
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Control Research Institute, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Tob Control 12:60-6. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic predictors of pap test receipt, currency and knowledge among Australian women
    Mohammad Siahpush
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Control Research Institute, Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton South, Australia
    Prev Med 35:362-8. 2002

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. pmc The contribution of smoking to socioeconomic differentials in mortality: results from the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study, Australia
    Mohammad Siahpush
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdown St, Carlton 3053, Melbourne, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:1077-9. 2006
    ..To assess the contribution of smoking to the inverse association of mortality with years of formal education in men in Australia...
  2. pmc Is household smoking status associated with expenditure on food at restaurants, alcohol, gambling and insurance? Results from the 1998-99 Household Expenditure Survey, Australia
    M Siahpush
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Control Research Institute, The Cancer Council Victoria, 100 Drummond Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Tob Control 13:409-14. 2004
    ..To examine how household expenditure on food at restaurants, alcohol, gambling and insurance vary between smoking and non-smoking households...
  3. ncbi request reprint Why is lone-motherhood so strongly associated with smoking?
    Mohammad Siahpush
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Control Research Institute, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton
    Aust N Z J Public Health 28:37-42. 2004
    ..This study examined the contribution of mental health, the social environment, and the lifecourse in explaining the effect of lone motherhood on smoking status...
  4. pmc Socioeconomic variations in nicotine dependence, self-efficacy, and intention to quit across four countries: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey
    M Siahpush
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Control Research Institute, The Cancer Council Victoria, 100 Drummond Street, Carlton 3053, Australia
    Tob Control 15:iii71-5. 2006
    ..To examine the effect of socioeconomic status (SES) on nicotine dependence, self-efficacy, and intention to quit...
  5. ncbi request reprint The association of smoking with perception of income inequality, relative material well-being, and social capital
    Mohammad Siahpush
    The Cancer Council Victoria, Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, 100 Drummond Street, Carlton, Melbourne, VIC 3053, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 63:2801-12. 2006
    ..While the cross-sectional design of the study does not allow causal inferences, the results imply that smoking is less prevalent in communities that are more egalitarian and have a higher stock of social capital...
  6. pmc Socioeconomic status and tobacco expenditure among Australian households: results from the 1998-99 Household Expenditure Survey
    M Siahpush
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:798-801. 2003
    ..To investigate the relation between socioeconomic status (SES) and tobacco expenditure among Australian households...
  7. ncbi request reprint Lower levels of occupation, income and education are strongly associated with a longer smoking duration: multivariate results from the 2001 Australian National Drug Strategy Survey
    M Siahpush
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Control Research Institute, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Australia
    Public Health 119:1105-10. 2005
    ..Our aim was to investigate the association of socio-economic status (SES) with duration of smoking among ever smokers...
  8. pmc Antismoking television advertising and socioeconomic variations in calls to Quitline
    Mohammad Siahpush
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, 100 Drummond Street, Carlton 3053 Victoria, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:298-301. 2007
    ..To assess the socioeconomic variations in call rates to the Quitline (Victoria, Australia) and in the impact of anti-tobacco television advertising on call rates...
  9. pmc Smoking and financial stress
    M Siahpush
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Control Research Institute, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Tob Control 12:60-6. 2003
    ..However, it is plausible that the cost of smoking may create financial stress, particularly among the poor. The aim of the study was to examine the relationship between smoking and financial stress...
  10. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic predictors of pap test receipt, currency and knowledge among Australian women
    Mohammad Siahpush
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Control Research Institute, Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton South, Australia
    Prev Med 35:362-8. 2002
    ..The aim of this research was to examine sociodemographic predictors of receipt, currency (being up-to-date for), and knowledge of Pap test...
  11. pmc Socioeconomic and country variations in knowledge of health risks of tobacco smoking and toxic constituents of smoke: results from the 2002 International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey
    M Siahpush
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, 100 Drummond Street, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia
    Tob Control 15:iii65-70. 2006
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  12. ncbi request reprint Financial stress, smoking cessation and relapse: results from a prospective study of an Australian national sample
    Mohammad Siahpush
    Cntre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Addiction 101:121-7. 2006
    ..Our aim was to examine the association between financial stress and subsequent smoking cessation among smokers, and relapse among ex-smokers...
  13. pmc Sociodemographic and psychosocial correlates of smoking-induced deprivation and its effect on quitting: findings from the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Survey
    Mohammad Siahpush
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, 100 Drummond Street, Carlton, 3053 Victoria, Australia
    Tob Control 16:e2. 2007
    ..To determine the prevalence and characteristics of smokers who experience smoking-induced deprivation (SID), and to examine its effect on quit attempts, relapse and cessation...
  14. doi request reprint What happened to smokers' beliefs about light cigarettes when "light/mild" brand descriptors were banned in the UK? Findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey
    R Borland
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Tob Control 17:256-62. 2008
    ..This paper examines how beliefs of smokers in the UK were affected by the removal of "light" and "mild" brand descriptors, which came into effect on 30 September 2003 for Member States of the European Union (EU)...
  15. pmc Support for and reported compliance with smoke-free restaurants and bars by smokers in four countries: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey
    R Borland
    Cancer Control Research Institute, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Tob Control 15:iii34-41. 2006
    ..To explore determinants of support for and reported compliance with smoke-free policies in restaurants and bars across the four countries of the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey...
  16. ncbi request reprint Socio-demographic variations in smoking status among Australians aged > or = 18: multivariate results from the 1995 National Health Survey
    M Siahpush
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Anti Cancer Council of Victoria, Carlton
    Aust N Z J Public Health 25:438-42. 2001
    ..To determine the association between socio-demographic variables and smoking status in a national sample of Australians aged > or = 18...
  17. ncbi request reprint Smoking and inadequate housing: results from an Australian national survey
    K Jamsen
    The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Public Health 122:873-7. 2008
    ..To examine the effect of: (a) the smoking status of the household; and (b) the amount spent on smoking by the household on inadequate housing...
  18. ncbi request reprint The effect of smoke-free policies on electronic gaming machine expenditure in Victoria, Australia
    A Lal
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:11-5. 2008
    ..To examine the impact of smoke-free policies in Victorian gambling venues on electronic gaming machine (EGM) expenditure...
  19. ncbi request reprint Levels and correlates of awareness of tobacco promotional activities among adult smokers in Malaysia and Thailand: findings from the International Tobacco Control Southeast Asia (ITC-SEA) Survey
    H H Yong
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Tob Control 17:46-52. 2008
    ..To examine the impact of tobacco advertising policy on adult smokers' awareness of tobacco promotion in two developing countries--Malaysia and Thailand...
  20. pmc How has the prevalence of cigarette smoking changed among Australian adults? Trends in smoking prevalence between 1980 and 2001
    V White
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Control Research Institute, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Australia
    Tob Control 12:ii67-74. 2003
    ..To examine trends in the prevalence of cigarette smoking between 1980 and 2001 among several different sociodemographic groups within the Australian population...
  21. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for overweight and obesity: results from the 2001 National Health Survey
    A Brown
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Public Health 121:603-13. 2007
    ..The current research aimed to identify sociodemographic and behavioural predictors of overweight and obesity among a large representative sample of Australian adults...
  22. ncbi request reprint A multivariate analysis of the association between social class of origin and current social class with self-rated general health and psychological health among 16-year-old Australians
    M Siahpush
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Anti Cancer Council of Victoria, Carlton
    Aust N Z J Med 30:653-9. 2000
    ..There is an absence of Australian studies on the effect of social class on the health of this age group...
  23. ncbi request reprint Widening socioeconomic inequalities in US life expectancy, 1980-2000
    Gopal K Singh
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:969-79. 2006
    ..This study examines changes in the extent of inequalities in life expectancy at birth and other ages in the United States between 1980 and 2000 by gender and socioeconomic deprivation levels...
  24. ncbi request reprint Increasing inequalities in all-cause and cardiovascular mortality among US adults aged 25-64 years by area socioeconomic status, 1969-1998
    Gopal K Singh
    National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, 6116 Executive Blvd, Suite 504, MSC 8316, Bethesda, MD 20892 8316, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 31:600-13. 2002
    ..This study examined the extent to which areal socio-economic gradients in all-cause and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality among US men and women aged 25-64 years increased between 1969 and 1998...
  25. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and socio-economic correlates of smoking among lone mothers in Australia
    Mohammad Siahpush
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Control Research Centre, Anti Cancer Council of Victoria, Carlton
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:132-5. 2002
    ..To report smoking prevalence among Australian lone mothers by age and socio-economic group and to examine the extent to which the difference in smoking prevalence between lone mothers and other women is due to socio-economic factors...
  26. doi request reprint Socio-economic variations in tobacco consumption, intention to quit and self-efficacy to quit among male smokers in Thailand and Malaysia: results from the International Tobacco Control-South-East Asia (ITC-SEA) survey
    Mohammad Siahpush
    Department of Health Promotion, Social and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    Addiction 103:502-8. 2008
    ..Existing knowledge from high-income countries about disparities in smoking should not be generalized readily to other countries...
  27. ncbi request reprint Independent and joint effects of socioeconomic, behavioral, and neighborhood characteristics on physical inactivity and activity levels among US children and adolescents
    Gopal K Singh
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville MD, 20857, USA
    J Community Health 33:206-16. 2008
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  28. ncbi request reprint Smoking and social inequality
    Mohammad Siahpush
    Aust N Z J Public Health 28:297. 2004
  29. pmc Impact of tobacco control policies and mass media campaigns on monthly adult smoking prevalence
    Melanie A Wakefield
    Centre for Behavioral Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Am J Public Health 98:1443-50. 2008
    ..We sought to assess the impact of several tobacco control policies and televised antismoking advertising on adult smoking prevalence...
  30. ncbi request reprint How does a failed quit attempt among regular smokers affect their cigarette consumption? Findings from the International Tobacco Control Four-Country Survey (ITC-4)
    Hua Hie Yong
    Cancer Control Research Institute, The Cancer Council Victoria, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:897-905. 2008
    ..Change in consumption between waves 1 and 2 (whether increase or decrease) was maintained by a substantial number a year later (wave 3), but change did not undermine nor promote quitting between waves 2 and 3...
  31. ncbi request reprint High levels of physical inactivity and sedentary behaviors among US immigrant children and adolescents
    Gopal K Singh
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services, 5600 Fishers Ln, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:756-63. 2008
    ..To examine the prevalence and correlates of physical inactivity and sedentary behavior among immigrant and US-born children...
  32. doi request reprint Happiness and life satisfaction prospectively predict self-rated health, physical health, and the presence of limiting, long-term health conditions
    Mohammad Siahpush
    Department of Health Promotion, Social and Behavioral Health Sciences, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 986075 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 6075, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:18-26. 2008
    ..To examine the effect of happiness and life satisfaction on health...
  33. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation and financial stress
    Mohammad Siahpush
    Department of Health Promotion, Social and Behavioral Health Sciences, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 986075 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 6075, USA
    J Public Health (Oxf) 29:338-42. 2007
    ..Research on the financial consequences of quitting smoking is scant. We examined the association of smoking cessation with the subsequent likelihood of experiencing financial stress...
  34. pmc Association of smoking cessation with financial stress and material well-being: results from a prospective study of a population-based national survey
    Mohammad Siahpush
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Council Victoria, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Public Health 97:2281-7. 2007
    ..We used 4 waves of prospective data to examine the association of smoking cessation with financial stress and material well-being...
  35. ncbi request reprint Quitting-related beliefs, intentions, and motivations of older smokers in four countries: findings from the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Survey
    Hua Hie Yong
    Cancer Control Research Institute, The Cancer Council Victoria, 100 Drummond Street, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia
    Addict Behav 30:777-88. 2005
    ..Together, these findings have important implications for developing strategies for encouraging older smokers to give up smoking...
  36. ncbi request reprint The economic impact of smoke-free policies on sales in restaurants and caf├ęs in Victoria
    Anita Lal
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:557-8. 2003
  37. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of smoking in Australia
    Mohammad Siahpush
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:556. 2003
  38. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with smoking cessation in a national sample of Australians
    Mohammad Siahpush
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, The Cancer Council, Victoria, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:597-602. 2003
    ..Efforts to intervene in smoking behavior will have limited effectiveness unless they take into account the social contexts in which smoking behavior takes place...
  39. ncbi request reprint Smoking, not smoking: how important is where you live?
    Christine Migliorini
    School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Victoria
    Health Promot J Austr 17:226-32. 2006
    ..To explore and describe the social-environmental influence upon the likelihood of smoking tobacco for the Australian experience, in particular, Victoria...
  40. ncbi request reprint The effect of a smoke-free law on restaurant business in South Australia
    Melanie Wakefield
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Control Research Institute, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:375-82. 2002
    ..This study aimed to determine whether the law had a detrimental impact on restaurant business in SA...
  41. ncbi request reprint Australian smokers support stronger regulatory controls on tobacco: findings from the ITC Four-Country Survey
    David Young
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton
    Aust N Z J Public Health 31:164-9. 2007
    ..To examine Australian smokers' attitudes towards regulation of the tobacco industry and to compare their attitudes with those of three similar countries--the United Kingdom (UK), the United States (US), and Canada...
  42. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic variations in breast cancer screening behavior among Australian women: results from the 1995 National Health Survey
    Mohammad Siahpush
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Australia
    Prev Med 35:174-80. 2002
    ..We examined sociodemographic variations in breast cancer screening behavior among Australian women...
  43. doi request reprint Racial/ethnic, socioeconomic, and behavioral determinants of childhood and adolescent obesity in the United States: analyzing independent and joint associations
    Gopal K Singh
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:682-95. 2008
    ..This study examines independent and joint associations between several socioeconomic, demographic, and behavioral characteristics and obesity prevalence among 46,707 children aged 10-17 years in the United States...
  44. ncbi request reprint Ethnic-immigrant differentials in health behaviors, morbidity, and cause-specific mortality in the United States: an analysis of two national data bases
    Gopal K Singh
    National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 8316, USA
    Hum Biol 74:83-109. 2002
    ....
  45. pmc Increasing rural-urban gradients in US suicide mortality, 1970-1997
    Gopal K Singh
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 8316, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1161-7. 2002
    ..This study examined rural-urban gradients in US suicide mortality and the extent to which such gradients varied across time, sex, and age...