Hua Hie Yong

Summary

Affiliation: The Cancer Council Victoria
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Can attitudes of stoicism and cautiousness explain observed age-related variation in levels of self-rated pain, mood disturbance and functional interference in chronic pain patients?
    Hua Hie Yong
    National Ageing Research Institute, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Eur J Pain 10:399-407. 2006
  2. pmc Urban chinese smokers from lower socioeconomic backgrounds face more barriers to quitting: results from the international tobacco control-China survey
    Hua Hie Yong
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Vic, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:1044-51. 2013
  3. pmc Adult smokers' reactions to pictorial health warning labels on cigarette packs in Thailand and moderating effects of type of cigarette smoked: findings from the international tobacco control southeast Asia survey
    Hua Hie Yong
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:1339-47. 2013
  4. pmc Time perspective as a predictor of smoking status: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Surveys in Scotland, France, Germany, China, and Malaysia
    Genevieve Sansone
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:346. 2013
  5. pmc Secular versus religious norms against smoking: which is more important as a driver of quitting behaviour among Muslim Malaysian and Buddhist Thai smokers?
    Hua Hie Yong
    The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Int J Behav Med 20:252-8. 2013
  6. pmc Impact of the removal of misleading terms on cigarette pack on smokers' beliefs about 'light/mild' cigarettes: cross-country comparisons
    Hua Hie Yong
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Addiction 106:2204-13. 2011
  7. pmc Stability of cigarette consumption over time among continuing smokers: a latent growth curve analysis
    Hua Hie Yong
    VicHealth Center for Tobacco Control, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:531-9. 2012
  8. pmc The use of cessation assistance among smokers from China: Findings from the ITC China Survey
    Jilan Yang
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:75. 2011
  9. pmc Postquitting experiences and expectations of adult smokers and their association with subsequent relapse: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey
    Hua Hie Yong
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Council Victoria, Victoria, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:S12-9. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Support for and reported compliance among smokers with smoke-free policies in air-conditioned hospitality venues in Malaysia and Thailand: findings from the International Tobacco Control Southeast Asia Survey
    Hua Hie Yong
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Asia Pac J Public Health 22:98-109. 2010

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Can attitudes of stoicism and cautiousness explain observed age-related variation in levels of self-rated pain, mood disturbance and functional interference in chronic pain patients?
    Hua Hie Yong
    National Ageing Research Institute, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Eur J Pain 10:399-407. 2006
    ..However, with respect to mood and functional disturbance, age and perhaps, other age-related factors, remain important additional predictors...
  2. pmc Urban chinese smokers from lower socioeconomic backgrounds face more barriers to quitting: results from the international tobacco control-China survey
    Hua Hie Yong
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Vic, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:1044-51. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Adult smokers' reactions to pictorial health warning labels on cigarette packs in Thailand and moderating effects of type of cigarette smoked: findings from the international tobacco control southeast Asia survey
    Hua Hie Yong
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:1339-47. 2013
    ..We also sought to explore differences by type of cigarette smoked (roll-your-own [RYO] vs. factory-made [FM] cigarettes)...
  4. pmc Time perspective as a predictor of smoking status: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Surveys in Scotland, France, Germany, China, and Malaysia
    Genevieve Sansone
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:346. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether time perspective was associated with the likelihood of being a smoker or non-smoker across five countries that vary in smoking behavior and strength of tobacco control policies...
  5. pmc Secular versus religious norms against smoking: which is more important as a driver of quitting behaviour among Muslim Malaysian and Buddhist Thai smokers?
    Hua Hie Yong
    The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Int J Behav Med 20:252-8. 2013
    ..This paper prospectively examined two kinds of social normative beliefs about smoking, secular versus religious norms...
  6. pmc Impact of the removal of misleading terms on cigarette pack on smokers' beliefs about 'light/mild' cigarettes: cross-country comparisons
    Hua Hie Yong
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Addiction 106:2204-13. 2011
    ..This paper examines how smokers' beliefs about 'light/mild' cigarettes in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom were affected by the removal of misleading 'light/mild' terms from packs...
  7. pmc Stability of cigarette consumption over time among continuing smokers: a latent growth curve analysis
    Hua Hie Yong
    VicHealth Center for Tobacco Control, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:531-9. 2012
    ..This paper examined the stability over time of daily cigarette consumption of continuing smokers and explored factors that might account for the patterns of change in consumption using a latent growth curve (LGC) analytic approach...
  8. pmc The use of cessation assistance among smokers from China: Findings from the ITC China Survey
    Jilan Yang
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:75. 2011
    ..This study examined stop-smoking medication use and its association with quitting behavior among a population-based sample of Chinese smokers...
  9. pmc Postquitting experiences and expectations of adult smokers and their association with subsequent relapse: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey
    Hua Hie Yong
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Council Victoria, Victoria, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:S12-9. 2010
    ..This paper explores postquitting experiences and expectations of adult ex-smokers and their utility as predictors of smoking relapse after prolonged abstinence...
  10. doi request reprint Support for and reported compliance among smokers with smoke-free policies in air-conditioned hospitality venues in Malaysia and Thailand: findings from the International Tobacco Control Southeast Asia Survey
    Hua Hie Yong
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Asia Pac J Public Health 22:98-109. 2010
    ..001). As expected, reporting a ban in air-conditioned venues was associated with a greater support for a ban in such venues in both countries...
  11. ncbi request reprint Functional beliefs about smoking and quitting activity among adult smokers in four countries: findings from the International Tobacco Control Four-Country Survey
    Hua Hie Yong
    Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Health Psychol 27:S216-23. 2008
    ..To examine the psychometric properties, distributions, and predictive utility for quitting behavior of six functional beliefs about smoking among adult smokers...
  12. doi 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...
  13. doi 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...
  14. 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...
  15. pmc Adult smokers' perception of the role of religion and religious leadership on smoking and association with quitting: a comparison between Thai Buddhists and Malaysian Muslims
    Hua Hie Yong
    The Cancer Council Victoria, VicHealth Centre forTobacco Control, 100 Drummond Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 69:1025-31. 2009
    ..Religion can be a culturally relevant vehicle to complement other tobacco control efforts...
  16. pmc Motivational factors predict quit attempts but not maintenance of smoking cessation: findings from the International Tobacco Control Four country project
    Ron Borland
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, The Cancer Council Victoria, Victoria, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:S4-11. 2010
    ..To explore whether measures of motivation to quit smoking have different predictive relationships with making quit attempts and the maintenance of those attempts...
  17. pmc Predictors of smoking cessation among adult smokers in Malaysia and Thailand: findings from the International Tobacco Control Southeast Asia Survey
    Lin Li
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, The Cancer Council Victoria, Victoria, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:S34-44. 2010
    ..This study examined prospective predictors of smoking cessation among adult smokers in Thailand and Malaysia...
  18. pmc To what extent do smokers make spontaneous quit attempts and what are the implications for smoking cessation maintenance? Findings from the International Tobacco Control Four country survey
    Jae Cooper
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, The Cancer Council Victoria, Victoria, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:S51-7. 2010
    ..To assess the extent to which quit attempts are spontaneous and to evaluate if this is a determinant of smoking cessation maintenance, with better control for memory effects...
  19. pmc Do risk-minimizing beliefs about smoking inhibit quitting? Findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four-Country Survey
    Ron Borland
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, The Cancer Council Victoria, Australia
    Prev Med 49:219-23. 2009
    ..To replicate findings that risk-minimizing and self-exempting beliefs lower quit intentions, and to extend this by testing their capacity to prospectively predict smoking cessation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Use of and beliefs about light cigarettes in four countries: findings from the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Survey
    Ron Borland
    Cancer Control Research Institute, The Cancer Council Victoria, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:S311-21. 2004
    ....
  21. doi request reprint How reactions to cigarette packet health warnings influence quitting: findings from the ITC Four-Country survey
    Ron Borland
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Addiction 104:669-75. 2009
    ..To examine prospectively the impact of health warnings on quitting activity...
  22. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of roll-your-own smoking in Thailand and Malaysia: Findings of the ITC-South East Asia Survey
    David Young
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Council of Victoria, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:907-15. 2008
    ..Finally, exclusive RYO smokers were less aware of health warnings (RYO tobacco carries no health warnings), but even so, knowledge of the health effects of tobacco was equivalent...
  23. doi request reprint Compliance and support for bans on smoking in licensed venues in Australia: findings from the International Tobacco Control Four-Country Survey
    Jae Cooper
    VicHealth Center for Tobacco Control, The Cancer Council Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:379-85. 2010
    ..To examine attitudes towards and compliance with the recent Australian bans on smoking in licensed venues, and to explore effects on smoking behaviour...
  24. pmc Prospective predictors of quitting behaviours among adult smokers in six cities in China: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) China Survey
    Lin Li
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
    Addiction 106:1335-45. 2011
    ..To examine predictors of quitting behaviours among adult smokers in China, in light of existing knowledge from previous research in four western countries and two southeast Asian countries...
  25. doi request reprint Australian smokers increasingly use help to quit, but number of attempts remains stable: findings from the International Tobacco Control Study 2002-09
    Jae Cooper
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, The Cancer Council Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 35:368-76. 2011
    ..To assess interest in quitting smoking and quitting activity, and the use of pharmacotherapy and behavioural cessation support, among Australian smokers between 2002 and 2009...
  26. pmc Variations in daily cigarette consumption on work days compared with nonwork days and associations with quitting: findings from the international tobacco control four-country survey
    Jae Cooper
    VicHealth Center for Tobacco Control, Cancer Council Victoria, Victoria, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:192-8. 2013
    ..We also explore whether effects are independent of measures of addiction and smoking restrictions at work and home...
  27. pmc Trends in roll-your-own smoking: findings from the ITC Four-Country Survey (2002-2008)
    David Young
    Tobacco Control Unit, Cancer Council Victoria, 100 Drummond Street Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    J Environ Public Health 2012:406283. 2012
    ..To establish the trends in prevalence, and correlates, of roll-your-own (RYO) use in Canada, USA, UK and Australia, 2002-2008...
  28. ncbi request reprint Widowhood and other demographic associations of pain in independent older people
    Mark Bradbeer
    National Ageing Research Institute, Parkville Victoria Melbourne, Australia
    Clin J Pain 19:247-54. 2003
    ..To determine if psychosocial factors, as suggested by the demographic variables of widowhood and living alone, are associated with pain, particularly severe pain, in a representative sample of independent older people...
  29. 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...
  30. pmc Support for tobacco control interventions: do country of origin and socioeconomic status make a difference?
    Karen Moore
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Int J Public Health 57:777-86. 2012
    ..To examine the attitudes to various tobacco control regulations among smokers from four different countries and explore differences by country and socioeconomic status...
  31. doi request reprint How much unsuccessful quitting activity is going on among adult smokers? Data from the International Tobacco Control Four Country cohort survey
    Ron Borland
    The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Addiction 107:673-82. 2012
    ..To document accurately the amount of quitting, length of quit attempts and prevalence of plans and serious thought about quitting among smokers...
  32. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Pain Attitudes Questionnaire (revised) in adult patients with chronic pain
    Hua Hie Yong
    School of Behavioural Science, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Pain 104:673-81. 2003
    ..However, the cohorts of patients across the age spectrum show some differences in pain attitudes and possible reasons were discussed...
  33. pmc The association between exposure to point-of-sale anti-smoking warnings and smokers' interest in quitting and quit attempts: findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country Survey
    Lin Li
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
    Addiction 107:425-33. 2012
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint The predictive utility of micro indicators of concern about smoking: Findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country study
    Timea R Partos
    The Cancer Council Victoria, 615 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia Electronic address
    Addict Behav 39:1235-42. 2014
    ....
  35. pmc The quitting rollercoaster: how recent quitting history affects future cessation outcomes (data from the International Tobacco Control 4-country cohort study)
    Timea R Partos
    Cancer Council Victoria, 100 Drummond Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:1578-87. 2013
    ..g., recency, length, and number of previous quit attempts) on their subsequent likelihood of making a quit attempt and achieving at least 6 months of sustained abstinence...
  36. doi request reprint Heaviness of smoking predicts smoking relapse only in the first weeks of a quit attempt: findings from the international tobacco control four-country survey
    Hua Hie Yong
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 16:423-9. 2014
    ..However, recent research suggests it may not be predictive of longer-term relapse. Our aim was to examine its predictive power over the first 2 years after quitting and explore whether use of stop-smoking medications is a moderator...
  37. 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint Does how you quit affect success? A comparison between abrupt and gradual methods using data from the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Study
    Yooseock Cheong
    Department of Family Medicine, Dankook University, South Korea
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:801-10. 2007
    ..Overall, we cautiously conclude that cold turkey should be the recommended strategy for smokers who want to quit on their own...