Carla J Berg

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Change in smoking, diet, and walking for exercise in Blacks
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Health Educ Behav 39:191-7. 2012
  2. pmc Predictors of smoking reduction among Blacks
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:423-31. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Differences in tobacco use among two-year and four-year college students in Minnesota
    Julia R Sanem
    Boynton Health Service, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Am Coll Health 58:151-9. 2009
  4. doi request reprint College student smokers: former versus current and nonsmokers
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:S229-36. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Use of and interest in smoking cessation strategies among daily and nondaily college student smokers
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Am Coll Health 60:194-202. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Abstinence and relapse rates following a college campus-based quit & win contest
    Janet L Thomas
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55414, USA
    J Am Coll Health 58:365-72. 2010
  7. pmc Adherence to varenicline among African American smokers: an exploratory analysis comparing plasma concentration, pill count, and self-report
    Taneisha S Buchanan
    Department of Medicine and Center for Health Equity, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:1083-91. 2012
  8. pmc Smoking frequency among current college student smokers: distinguishing characteristics and factors related to readiness to quit smoking
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Fifth Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Educ Res 27:141-50. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Defining "smoker": college student attitudes and related smoking characteristics
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Road NE, 5th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:963-9. 2010
  10. doi request reprint College student reactions to smoking bans in public, on campus and at home
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences ealth Education, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Road NE, 5th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Educ Res 26:106-18. 2011

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Publications34

  1. doi request reprint Change in smoking, diet, and walking for exercise in Blacks
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Health Educ Behav 39:191-7. 2012
    ..01). Thus, addressing one health risk behavior may prompt other positive health behaviors, which may argue for developing interventions targeting multiple health risk behaviors...
  2. pmc Predictors of smoking reduction among Blacks
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:423-31. 2010
    ..Blacks who smoke have increased tobacco-related health risks. Cessation decreases the likelihood of many health problems. Smoking reduction may be important in the cessation process and potentially reduce health risks...
  3. doi request reprint Differences in tobacco use among two-year and four-year college students in Minnesota
    Julia R Sanem
    Boynton Health Service, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Am Coll Health 58:151-9. 2009
    ..This study compares tobacco use rates among two-year and four-year college students and explores the demographic variables that predicted that behavior...
  4. doi request reprint College student smokers: former versus current and nonsmokers
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:S229-36. 2012
    ..Little is known about how former smokers are different from nonsmokers and current smokers in the young adult population...
  5. doi request reprint Use of and interest in smoking cessation strategies among daily and nondaily college student smokers
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Am Coll Health 60:194-202. 2012
    ..To examine use of and interest in cessation strategies among nondaily and daily college student smokers...
  6. doi request reprint Abstinence and relapse rates following a college campus-based quit & win contest
    Janet L Thomas
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55414, USA
    J Am Coll Health 58:365-72. 2010
    ..To conduct and evaluate Quit & Win contests at 2 2-year college and 2 4-year university campuses...
  7. pmc Adherence to varenicline among African American smokers: an exploratory analysis comparing plasma concentration, pill count, and self-report
    Taneisha S Buchanan
    Department of Medicine and Center for Health Equity, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:1083-91. 2012
    ..This study compared the validity of pill count and self-report against plasma varenicline concentration for measuring pharmacotherapy adherence...
  8. pmc Smoking frequency among current college student smokers: distinguishing characteristics and factors related to readiness to quit smoking
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Fifth Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Educ Res 27:141-50. 2012
    ..04), smoking more for boredom (P = 0.03) and less frequent smoking (P = 0.001). Specific motives for smoking and potential barriers to cessation particularly may be relevant to different groups of college student smokers...
  9. doi request reprint Defining "smoker": college student attitudes and related smoking characteristics
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Road NE, 5th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:963-9. 2010
    ..Thus, we examined (a) how college students define the term "smoker" and (b) how this definition impacts smoking behavior and attitudes...
  10. doi request reprint College student reactions to smoking bans in public, on campus and at home
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences ealth Education, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Road NE, 5th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Educ Res 26:106-18. 2011
    ..Participants reported concern about smokers' and bar/restaurant owners' rights, while acknowledging several benefits. Overall, 2-year college students and smokers (non-daily and daily) were less supportive of smoke-free policies...
  11. doi request reprint The role of peer e-mail support as part of a college smoking-cessation website
    Colleen Klatt
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S471-8. 2008
    ..The relationship between peer e-mail support and cessation outcomes among intervention participants is examined here...
  12. pmc College student reactions to health warning labels: sociodemographic and psychosocial factors related to perceived effectiveness of different approaches
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prev Med 53:427-30. 2011
    ..To examine factors associated with perceiving different types of pictorial cigarette health warning labels as most effective in motivating smokers to quit or preventing smoking initiation among college students...
  13. doi request reprint Failure to report attempts to quit smoking
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Addict Behav 35:900-4. 2010
    ..Thus, the current study investigated failure to report quit attempts as a function of length of quit attempt by time since quit attempt over the past year...
  14. ncbi request reprint The role of hope in engaging in healthy behaviors among college students
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 35:402-15. 2011
    ..To examine hope in relation to alcohol use, binge drinking, smoking, exercise, and limiting of dietary fat among college students...
  15. pmc Pilot study results from a brief intervention to create smoke-free homes
    Michelle C Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory Prevention Research Center, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Environ Public Health 2012:951426. 2012
    ..Additionally, smokers reported smoking fewer cigarettes per day. Results suggest that the intervention is promising and warrants a rigorous efficacy trial...
  16. pmc Results of a feasibility and acceptability trial of an online smoking cessation program targeting young adult nondaily smokers
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Environ Public Health 2012:248541. 2012
    ..Additional research is needed to understand how nondaily smokers define cessation, improve measures for cessation, and examine theoretical constructs related to smoking among this population...
  17. pmc Physical activity and fruit and vegetable intake among American Indians
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Community Health 37:65-71. 2012
    ..001). These findings highlight the importance of education in enhancing engagement in positive weight control behaviors and the importance of addressing both physical activity and nutrition among the American Indian population...
  18. pmc Smoke-free policies at home, church, and work: smoking levels and recent quit attempts among a southeastern rural population, 2007
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, 5th Fl, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E27. 2012
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  19. doi request reprint Ethnic group differences in the relationship between depressive symptoms and smoking
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA
    Ethn Health 17:55-69. 2012
    ..Thus, we examined the interaction between ethnicity and significant depressive symptoms on smoking status...
  20. doi request reprint Smoker self-identification versus recent smoking among college students
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:333-6. 2009
    ..This analysis aimed to determine: (1) the correlates of denying being a smoker among students reporting smoking in the past 30 days and (2) if denying this label was related to not attempting to quit smoking in the past 12 months...
  21. pmc Perceived treatment assignment and smoking cessation in a clinical trial of bupropion versus placebo
    Taneisha S Buchanan
    Department of Medicine and Center for Health Equity, University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:567-71. 2013
    ..Previous research has found an association between perceived treatment assignment and smoking cessation rates among moderate to heavy smokers (≥ 10 cigarettes per day [cpd]) in two bupropion clinical trials...
  22. pmc Predicting young adulthood smoking among adolescent smokers and nonsmokers
    Jennifer R Mendel
    Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 36:542-54. 2012
    ..To examine predictors of smoking in young adulthood among (1) adolescent nonsmokers and (2) adolescent smokers...
  23. doi request reprint Assessment of depression among African American light smokers
    Carla J Berg
    Emory University School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Health Psychol 17:197-206. 2012
    ..Cessation treatment should assess depression and address these symptoms...
  24. pmc Utilization of smoking cessation informational, interactive, and online community resources as predictors of abstinence: cohort study
    Lawrence C An
    University of Minnesota, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Med Internet Res 10:e55. 2008
    ..The association between greater utilization of Web-assisted tobacco interventions and increased abstinence rates is well recognized. However, there is little information on how utilization of specific website features influences quitting...
  25. pmc Symptoms of cough and shortness of breath among occasional young adult smokers
    Lawrence C An
    Department of General Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:126-33. 2009
    ..The perception of negative health consequences is a common motive for quitting smoking, but specific information on the immediate health effects of occasional smoking among young adults is limited...
  26. pmc Harm reduction and cessation efforts and interest in cessation resources among survivors of smoking-related cancers
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 7:44-54. 2013
    ..Thus, we examined quitting and reduction efforts and interest in cessation resources among cancer survivors who self-identified as current smokers at the time of diagnosis...
  27. pmc Factors associated with small cigar use among college students
    Kymberle Sterling
    Institute of Public Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 37:325-33. 2013
    ..To assess small cigar use among college students in the southeastern United States...
  28. pmc Correlates of continued smoking versus cessation among survivors of smoking-related cancers
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Psychooncology 22:799-806. 2013
    ..We examined correlates of continued smoking versus cessation among a sample of survivors of smoking-related cancers who were actively smoking at the time of cancer diagnosis...
  29. doi request reprint Differences in head and neck cancer risk perception between smoking and nonsmoking NASCAR attendees
    Laura J White
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30308, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 147:63-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to determine differences in risk perception for head and neck cancer between smokers and nonsmokers in an at-risk population...
  30. doi request reprint Smoking as a risk factor for STI diagnosis among African American females
    Carla J Berg
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 36:505-12. 2012
    ..To examine the relationship of smoking to sexual risk outcomes among African American adolescent females...
  31. pmc Prevalence and correlates of tobacco use among a sample of MSM in Shanghai, China
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University s Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:22-8. 2011
    ..Thus, we examined the prevalence and correlates of smoking among MSM in China...
  32. pmc Smoking and ethics: what are the duties of oncologists?
    Rebecca D Pentz
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Oncologist 15:987-93. 2010
    ..Further, oncologists should work to ratify the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in their own country...
  33. doi request reprint Sex differences in psychosocial correlates of concurrent substance use among heterosexual, homosexual and bisexual college students
    Gillian L Schauer
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 39:252-8. 2013
    ..College students identifying as Lesbian, Gay or Bisexual (LGB) are at increased risk for substance use. Few studies have assessed correlates of concurrent substance use, which increases the risk for substance use disorders...
  34. pmc The development and validation of a scale assessing individual schemas used in classifying a smoker: implications for research and practice
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Road, Northeast, Room 524, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:1257-65. 2011
    ..Understanding one's schema of smokers is important, as it might relate to smoking behavior. Thus, we aimed to develop a scale assessing how young adults classify smokers and establish reliability and validity of the scale...