Jennifer O'Loughlin

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Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi From diversity comes understanding: health promotion capacity-building and dissemination research in Canada
    J O'Loughlin
    Direction de la santé publique de Montréal Centre UOT Santé Physique 1301, rue Sherbrooke Est Montréal, Quebec, Canada H2L 1M3
    Promot Educ . 2001
  2. pmc Genetically decreased CYP2A6 and the risk of tobacco dependence: a prospective study of novice smokers
    J O'Loughlin
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A3
    Tob Control 13:422-8. 2004
  3. pmc Reporting of ethnicity in research on chronic disease: update
    J O'Loughlin
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A2
    Postgrad Med J 82:737-42. 2006
  4. ncbi Lifestyle risk factors for chronic disease by family origin among children in multiethnic, low-income, urban neighborhoods
    Jennifer O'Loughlin
    Joint Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ethn Dis 14:340-50. 2004
  5. ncbi Lifestyle risk factors for chronic disease across family origin among adults in multiethnic, low-income, urban neighborhoods
    Jennifer O'Loughlin
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, Canada
    Ethn Dis 17:657-63. 2007
  6. ncbi Usefulness of the American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations for identifying youths with hypercholesterolemia
    Jennifer O'Loughlin
    Direction de santé publique de Montréal Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatrics 113:1723-7. 2004
  7. ncbi Nicotine-dependence symptoms are associated with smoking frequency in adolescents
    Jennifer O'Loughlin
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 25:219-25. 2003
  8. ncbi Smoking, physical activity, and diet in North American youth: where are we at?
    Jennifer L O'Loughlin
    Direction de sante publique, Régie régionale de la santé et des services sociaux de Montréal Centre, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, QC
    Can J Public Health 94:27-30. 2003
  9. ncbi Smoking cessation counseling practices of general practitioners in Montreal
    J O'Loughlin
    Direction de la sante publique, Régie régionale de la santé et des services sociaux de Montréal Centre, 1301 Sherbrooke Est, Montreal, Quebec
    Prev Med 33:627-38. 2001
  10. pmc Assessment of nicotine dependence symptoms in adolescents: a comparison of five indicators
    J O'Loughlin
    Department of Epidemiology, McGill University, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1A2, Canada
    Tob Control 11:354-60. 2002

Detail Information

Publications78

  1. ncbi From diversity comes understanding: health promotion capacity-building and dissemination research in Canada
    J O'Loughlin
    Direction de la santé publique de Montréal Centre UOT Santé Physique 1301, rue Sherbrooke Est Montréal, Quebec, Canada H2L 1M3
    Promot Educ . 2001
    ..Modifiable risk factors for these diseases are prevalent [e.g., in Canada, 75% of adults have at least one modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD)] (Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, 1997)...
  2. pmc Genetically decreased CYP2A6 and the risk of tobacco dependence: a prospective study of novice smokers
    J O'Loughlin
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A3
    Tob Control 13:422-8. 2004
    ..These two hypotheses were tested in young adolescents...
  3. pmc Reporting of ethnicity in research on chronic disease: update
    J O'Loughlin
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A2
    Postgrad Med J 82:737-42. 2006
    ..This represents an important loss of opportunity to articulate and test hypotheses about the mechanisms underlying ethnic group differences in chronic disease...
  4. ncbi Lifestyle risk factors for chronic disease by family origin among children in multiethnic, low-income, urban neighborhoods
    Jennifer O'Loughlin
    Joint Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ethn Dis 14:340-50. 2004
    ..To describe the prevalence of lifestyle risk factors (LRF) for chronic disease by family origin (FO) among children in multiethnic, low-income, urban neighborhoods...
  5. ncbi Lifestyle risk factors for chronic disease across family origin among adults in multiethnic, low-income, urban neighborhoods
    Jennifer O'Loughlin
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, Canada
    Ethn Dis 17:657-63. 2007
    ..To describe the prevalence and co-occurrence of lifestyle risk factors for chronic disease by family origin...
  6. ncbi Usefulness of the American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations for identifying youths with hypercholesterolemia
    Jennifer O'Loughlin
    Direction de santé publique de Montréal Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatrics 113:1723-7. 2004
    ..To determine the usefulness of parent history of hypercholesterolemia and cardiovascular disease as a screening criterion for hypercholesterolemia in youths...
  7. ncbi Nicotine-dependence symptoms are associated with smoking frequency in adolescents
    Jennifer O'Loughlin
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 25:219-25. 2003
    ..The objective was to study the association between ND symptoms and smoking status among adolescents in the early stages of the smoking onset process...
  8. ncbi Smoking, physical activity, and diet in North American youth: where are we at?
    Jennifer L O'Loughlin
    Direction de sante publique, Régie régionale de la santé et des services sociaux de Montréal Centre, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, QC
    Can J Public Health 94:27-30. 2003
  9. ncbi Smoking cessation counseling practices of general practitioners in Montreal
    J O'Loughlin
    Direction de la sante publique, Régie régionale de la santé et des services sociaux de Montréal Centre, 1301 Sherbrooke Est, Montreal, Quebec
    Prev Med 33:627-38. 2001
    ..Despite the cost-effectiveness of physician smoking cessation counseling, many physicians do not adhere to current clinical practice guidelines...
  10. pmc Assessment of nicotine dependence symptoms in adolescents: a comparison of five indicators
    J O'Loughlin
    Department of Epidemiology, McGill University, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1A2, Canada
    Tob Control 11:354-60. 2002
    ..To examine the psychometric properties, test-retest reliability, and convergent construct validity of five indicators of nicotine dependence (ND) symptoms in adolescents...
  11. ncbi The hardest thing is the habit: a qualitative investigation of adolescent smokers' experience of nicotine dependence
    Jennifer O'Loughlin
    Department of Epidemiology, McGill University, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montreal Quebec H3A 1A2, Canada
    Nicotine Tob Res 4:201-9. 2002
    ..The HONC demonstrates content validity among adolescents but could be improved through removal of the item related to depression on withdrawal and possibly addition of items related to stress and appetite...
  12. ncbi Reliability of selected measures of nicotine dependence among adolescents
    Jennifer O'Loughlin
    Department of Epidemiology McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Epidemiol 12:353-62. 2002
    ..To examine the test retest reliability, internal consistency, and convergent construct validity of selected measures of nicotine dependence (ND) among adolescents...
  13. pmc Prevalence of cardiometabolic risk factors by weight status in a population-based sample of Quebec children and adolescents
    Marie Lambert
    Department of Pediatrics, Universite de Montreal, CHU Sainte Justine, Montreal, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 24:575-83. 2008
    ..There are few data on the prevalence of cardiometabolic risk factors in population-based samples of overweight and obese youth...
  14. doi Association between cigarette smoking and C-reactive protein in a representative, population-based sample of adolescents
    Jennifer O'Loughlin
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, CRCHUM, Montreal
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:525-32. 2008
    ..Damage related to cigarette smoking may begin soon after tobacco use initiation, reinforcing the preventive message that no level of smoking is safe in youth...
  15. doi Vitamin D status is modestly associated with glycemia and indicators of lipid metabolism in French-Canadian children and adolescents
    Edgard E Delvin
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, CHU Sainte Justine, Montreal, Canada
    J Nutr 140:987-91. 2010
    ..Although the observed associations between 25(OH)D concentrations and fasting glucose, and variables of lipid metabolism are modest, they may have a potential long-term impact on cardiovascular risk...
  16. pmc How are physical activity, fitness, and sedentary behavior associated with insulin sensitivity in children?
    Melanie Henderson
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Diabetes Care 35:1272-8. 2012
    ..To describe the associations among moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA), fitness, sedentary behavior (SB), and insulin sensitivity (IS)...
  17. pmc Association between different growth curve definitions of overweight and obesity and cardiometabolic risk in children
    Lisa Kakinami
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 184:E539-50. 2012
    ..We compared the associations between overweight and obesity as defined by each of these curves and the presence of cardiometabolic risk factors...
  18. ncbi Blood pressure and adiposity in children and adolescents
    Gilles Paradis
    Direction de santé publique de Montréal Centre, McGill University Health Centre, 1301 Sherbrooke St East, Montreal, Canada, H2L 1M3
    Circulation 110:1832-8. 2004
    ..Although obesity is associated with important hemodynamic disturbances, there are few data on population-wide blood pressure (BP) distribution in children and adolescents in this era of endemic pediatric obesity...
  19. doi Physical activity growth curves relate to adiposity in adolescents
    Tracie A Barnett
    Department of Exercise Science, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Epidemiol 23:529-33. 2013
    ..Our aim was to describe physical activity trajectories during secondary school and examine the association with change in adiposity in youth...
  20. ncbi Distribution of LDL particle size in a population-based sample of children and adolescents and relationship with other cardiovascular risk factors
    Simona Stan
    Department of Nutrition, Ste Justine Hospital and Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
    Clin Chem 51:1192-200. 2005
    ..Smaller, denser LDL particles are associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular diseases (CVD). In youths, data on the distribution of LDL particle size and on its association with other CVD risk factors are limited...
  21. pmc The efficacy of smoking cessation therapies in cardiac patients: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Division of Cardiology, Jewish General Hospital McGill University, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 26:73-9. 2010
    ..Therefore, a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) was performed to determine the efficacy of behavioural therapy and pharmacotherapy for smoking cessation in cardiac patients...
  22. ncbi Intestinal fatty acid binding protein and microsomal triglyceride transfer protein polymorphisms in French-Canadian youth
    Simona Stan
    Departments of Nutrition, Hopital Sainte Justine, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Lipid Res 46:320-7. 2005
    ..Our study suggests that the effects of FABP2 allelic variations on lipid traits are context dependent, indicating that this variant may play an important role in cardiovascular pathogenesis in the presence of IRS or hypertriglyceridemia...
  23. doi Determinants of first puff and daily cigarette smoking in adolescents
    Jennifer O'Loughlin
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, 3875 Saint Urbain, Montreal, Quebec H2W1V1, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 170:585-97. 2009
    ..Adolescent tobacco control programs should address multiple individual and contextual-level risk factors. Strategies that address nicotine dependence symptoms are also needed for adolescents who have already initiated smoking...
  24. ncbi Weight change in patients attempting to quit smoking post-myocardial infarction
    Sonia M Grandi
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research of the Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Med 127:641-649.e1. 2014
    ..However, little is known about the effects of smoking cessation on weight change post-myocardial infarction...
  25. ncbi Does intolerance of smoking at school or in restaurants or corner stores decrease cigarette use initiation in adolescents?
    Roman Pabayo
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:1154-60. 2012
    ..The objective of this paper is to describe the association between smoking intolerance in schools, and in restaurants and corner stores located near schools, and initiation of cigarette smoking among adolescents...
  26. pmc Pharmacotherapies for smoking cessation: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Division of Cardiology and Clinical Epidemiology, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, McGill University, Montreal, QC
    CMAJ 179:135-44. 2008
    ..However, few direct or indirect comparisons of such interventions have been conducted. We performed a meta-analysis to compare the treatment effects of 7 approved pharmacologic interventions for smoking cessation...
  27. doi Predictors of nicotine dependence symptoms among never-smoking adolescents: a longitudinal analysis from the Nicotine Dependence in Teens Study
    Simon Racicot
    Pediatric Public Health Psychology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, Concordia University, 7141 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H4B 1R6
    Drug Alcohol Depend 130:38-44. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to replicate and extend these findings by investigating possible predictors of ND symptoms longitudinally...
  28. pmc A prognostic tool to identify adolescents at high risk of becoming daily smokers
    Igor Karp
    University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre CRCHUM, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 11:70. 2011
    ..We present a prognostic tool for use by health care practitioners in both clinical and non-clinical settings, to identify adolescents at risk of becoming daily smokers...
  29. ncbi Does cigarette use influence adiposity or height in adolescence?
    Jennifer O'Loughlin
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, QC, Canada
    Ann Epidemiol 18:395-402. 2008
    ..To study the effect of cigarette use on height and adiposity in adolescents...
  30. doi Association between insulin, leptin, adiponectin and blood pressure in youth
    Marie Lambert
    Department of Pediatrics, CHU Sainte Justine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Hypertens 27:1025-32. 2009
    ..To examine whether insulin, leptin and adiponectin are independent correlates of blood pressure (BP) in a large population-based sample of children and adolescents...
  31. ncbi Declines in physical activity and higher systolic blood pressure in adolescence
    Katerina Maximova
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 170:1084-94. 2009
    ..These results support prevention of declines in MVPA during adolescence to prevent higher blood pressure in youth...
  32. doi Behavioural interventions for smoking cessation: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Salvatore Mottillo
    Division of Cardiology and Clinical Epidemiology, Jewish General Hospital McGill University, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Suite A 118, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Eur Heart J 30:718-30. 2009
    ....
  33. ncbi Utilization of evidence-based therapy for acute coronary syndrome in high-income and low/middle-income countries
    Avi Shimony
    Divisions of Cardiology and Clinical Epidemiology, Jewish General Hospital, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 113:793-7. 2014
    ..Further studies are needed to understand the underutilization of procedures and evidence-based medications in low/middle-income countries. ..
  34. doi The association between the Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme-2 gene and blood pressure in a cohort study of adolescents
    Lucile Malard
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    BMC Med Genet 14:117. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the association between tag single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the angiotensin-converting enzyme-2 gene with blood pressure and blood pressure change in adolescents...
  35. doi Bupropion for smoking cessation in patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Divisions of Cardiology and Clinical Epidemiology, Jewish General Hospital McGill University, Montreal, Quebec City, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:524-32. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine smoking cessation rates among smokers with AMI to determine whether bupropion, started in-hospital, is safe and can improve cessation rates at 1 year...
  36. ncbi Early predictors of suicidal ideation in young adults
    Erika Dugas
    Nicotine Dependence in Teens Project Coordinator, Centre de recherche du Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Psychiatry 57:429-36. 2012
    ..To identify early predictors of suicidal ideation in young adults, and to determine when specific time-varying determinants become important in predicting later suicidal ideation...
  37. doi Risk of gambling onset in youth who are younger than same-grade peers
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Montreal, Canada
    Ann Epidemiol 22:372-5. 2012
    ..To assess whether a child's age relative to the median age of classmates in the same grade is associated with the onset of gambling...
  38. ncbi Plasma PCSK9 is associated with age, sex, and multiple metabolic markers in a population-based sample of children and adolescents
    Alexis Baass
    Hyperlipidemia and Atherosclerosis Research Group, Clinical Research Institute of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Chem 55:1637-45. 2009
    ..Plasma PCSK9 correlates with body mass index, triglyceridemia, total cholesterol, and LDL-C in adults, but no data are available in youth...
  39. ncbi Smoking trajectories of adolescent novice smokers in a longitudinal study of tobacco use
    Igor Karp
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1A4, Canada
    Ann Epidemiol 15:445-52. 2005
    ..To describe longitudinal trajectories of smoking intensity in adolescent novice smokers and to identify predictors of trajectory class membership...
  40. ncbi Vigorous physical activity and low-grade systemic inflammation in adolescent boys and girls
    Catherine M Sabiston
    Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Pediatr Obes 5:509-15. 2010
    ..This study examined the relationship between vigorous PA and C-reactive protein (CRP) in adolescents...
  41. ncbi Association between fruit and vegetable consumption in mothers and children in low-income, urban neighborhoods
    Marie Pierre Sylvestre
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Health Educ Behav 34:723-34. 2007
    ..Interventions to improve F&V consumption should aim to improve awareness among parents of the importance of fruits and vegetables and of the impact of their own behavior on their children's F&V consumption...
  42. doi Daily physical activity patterns of children with delayed eating behaviors
    Annette R Gallant
    Department of Physical Education, Laval University, Quebec, QC, Canada
    J Biol Rhythms 28:332-8. 2013
    ..Future research is needed to determine if physical activity plays a role in the onset or maintenance of night eating. ..
  43. ncbi Adiponectin, adiposity, and insulin resistance in children and adolescents
    Zubin Punthakee
    Medical Genetics Service, Ste Justine Hospital, 3175 Cote Sainte Catherine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:2119-25. 2006
    ..Determinants of adiponectin and its association with insulin resistance (IR) are less well studied in youth than in adults...
  44. pmc The association between parental history of diagnosed mood/anxiety disorders and psychiatric symptoms and disorders in young adult offspring
    Nancy C P Low
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, QC H3A 1A1, Canada
    BMC Psychiatry 12:188. 2012
    ..This study uses a large population-based sample to test if maternal or paternal history of mood and/or anxiety disorders increases the risk of mood and/or anxiety disorders, or symptoms of specific anxiety disorders, in offspring...
  45. doi Mechanical efficiency during a cycling test is not lower in children with excess body weight and low aerobic fitness
    Georges Jabbour
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:107-14. 2013
    ..The aims of this study were to assess the association between (i) body weight status and mechanical efficiency (ME); and (ii) ME and aerobic fitness in children aged 8-10 years...
  46. ncbi Emergence of sex differences in prevalence of high systolic blood pressure: analysis of a longitudinal adolescent cohort
    Kaberi Dasgupta
    Departments of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Circulation 114:2663-70. 2006
    ..High systolic blood pressure (SBP) occurs more frequently both among men and boys than among women and girls. No longitudinal study has investigated whether the impact of SBP determinants differ according to sex in youth...
  47. ncbi Water-pipe smoking among North American youths
    Erika Dugas
    University of Montreal, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, 3875 St Urbain, Montreal, Québec H2W 1V1, Canada
    Pediatrics 125:1184-9. 2010
    ..The objectives of this analysis were to identify the sociodemographic characteristics of water-pipe users in a North American context and to describe concurrent psychoactive substance use...
  48. pmc Milestones in the process of cessation among novice adolescent smokers
    Jennifer O'Loughlin
    Centre du recherche du CHUM, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, 3875 rue Saint Urbain, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Public Health 99:499-504. 2009
    ..We sought to document the sequence and timing of milestones in the process of smoking cessation by prospectively studied cessation milestones among novice adolescent smokers...
  49. ncbi Low vitamin D status in a representative sample of youth from Québec, Canada
    Sean Mark
    Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Chem 54:1283-9. 2008
    ..There are no reports of population-based studies on the vitamin D status of Canadian youth, a population with mandatory fortification of foods...
  50. ncbi The influence of school smoking policies on student tobacco use
    Tracie A Barnett
    Centre de recherche du CHU Sainte Justine, 3175 chemin de la Cote Sainte Catherine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:842-8. 2007
    ..To investigate the association between smoking behavior among secondary school students and school smoking policies...
  51. doi Association between lean and fat mass and indicators of bone health in prepubertal caucasian children
    Khady Kâ
    Oral Health and Society Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Horm Res Paediatr 80:154-62. 2013
    ..We aim to examine the association between each of lean and fat mass and indicators of bone health in 8- to 10-year-old prepubertal Caucasian children...
  52. ncbi Qualitative investigation of young smokers' and ex-smokers' views on smoking cessation methods
    Natalie Kishchuk
    Natalie Kishchuk Research and Evaluation Inc, Kirkland, Quebec, Canada
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:491-500. 2004
    ....
  53. pmc Common stressful life events and difficulties are associated with mental health symptoms and substance use in young adolescents
    Nancy CP Low
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    BMC Psychiatry 12:116. 2012
    ..This study uses a large non-clinical sample of young adolescents to describe the associations among worry or stress about common life events/difficulties, mental health and substance use...
  54. doi Is the obesity epidemic worsening the cardiovascular risk factor profile of children? Evidence from two Québec samples measured 10 years apart
    Lisa Kakinami
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Hum Biol 39:322-6. 2012
    ..The impact of the obesity epidemic on cardiovascular health in young people is of increasing concern. However, data on secular trends in CVD indicators are outdated and mixed...
  55. pmc Milestones in the natural course of onset of cigarette use among adolescents
    Andre Gervais
    Agence de santé et des services sociaux, Direction de sante publique, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 175:255-61. 2006
    ..The objective of our study was to describe the sequence and timing of 12 milestones (6 related to cigarette use and 6 to symptoms of nicotine dependence) during onset of cigarette use...
  56. ncbi Physician smoking status may influence cessation counseling practices
    Garbis A Meshefedjian
    Agence de la santé et des services sociaux de Montréal, Direction de sante publique, Montreal, QC
    Can J Public Health 101:290-3. 2010
    ..Smoking cessation counseling practices may differ between physicians who smoke and those who have quit or never smoked...
  57. ncbi C-reactive protein and features of the metabolic syndrome in a population-based sample of children and adolescents
    Marie Lambert
    Department of Pediatrics, Ste Justine Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Chem 50:1762-8. 2004
    ..In youth, limited data are available on the distribution of high-sensitivity CRP as well as on its association with components of the metabolic syndrome...
  58. ncbi Gender differences among general practitioners in smoking cessation counseling practices
    Jennifer O'Loughlin
    CR CHUM and Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Prev Med 45:208-14. 2007
    ..To describe gender differences in smoking cessation counseling practices among general practitioners (GPs), and to investigate the association between training for cessation counseling and counseling practices according to gender...
  59. doi Adiposity and gingival crevicular fluid tumour necrosis factor-alpha levels in children
    Roozbeh Khosravi
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, INRS Institut Armand Frappier, QC, Canada
    J Clin Periodontol 36:301-7. 2009
    ..To investigate whether adiposity is associated with gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) tumour necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) levels in children. We also examined whether this relationship is mediated through plasma fasting insulin...
  60. ncbi The Québec Child and Adolescent Health and Social Survey: design and methods of a cardiovascular risk factor survey for youth
    Gilles Paradis
    Direction de la Santé Publique de Montréal Centre, Division of Preventive Medicine, McGill University Health Centre and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Cardiol 19:523-31. 2003
    ..Although atherosclerosis begins in childhood, there are no recent Canadian data on cardiovascular risk factors in provincially or nationally representative samples of youth...
  61. ncbi Teens and screens: the influence of screen time on adiposity in adolescents
    Tracie A Barnett
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 172:255-62. 2010
    ..Efforts to prevent obesity in youth should emphasize reducing screen time...
  62. doi School sports opportunities influence physical activity in secondary school and beyond
    Daniel Fuller
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Sch Health 81:449-54. 2011
    ..The purpose of the present study was to examine whether the availability of intramural or extramural sports in secondary schools is associated with physical activity levels in youth throughout secondary school and at age 20...
  63. ncbi The G8 Heart Health Projects Database: testing the compatibility of an Internet-based resource with health promotion planning processes
    Nancy Hanusaik
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Health Promot Pract 4:413-21. 2003
    ..Participants also provided information about the conditions required if they were to submit project information to the system...
  64. ncbi Household income, food insecurity and nutrition in Canadian youth
    Sean Mark
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Montreal, QC
    Can J Public Health 103:94-9. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the influence of income and the conjoint influence of low income and food insecurity on several dietary indicators in a representative sample of Canadian youth...
  65. pmc Smoking cessation attempts among adolescent smokers: a systematic review of prevalence studies
    Christina Bancej
    McGill University, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Montreal, Canada
    Tob Control 16:e8. 2007
    ..To synthesise estimates of the prevalence of cessation attempts among adolescent smokers generally, and according to age and level of cigarette consumption...
  66. pmc A comprehensive view of sex-specific issues related to cardiovascular disease
    Louise Pilote
    Division of Internal Medicine, The McGill University Health Centre Research Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 176:S1-44. 2007
    ..However, the interaction between sex-and gender-related factors and CVD outcomes in women remains largely unknown...
  67. doi The pre-hospital fibrinolysis experience in Europe and North America and implications for wider dissemination
    Thao Huynh
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, McGill Health University Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 4:877-83. 2011
    ..A secondary objective is to report the outcome data of the PHL programs surveyed...
  68. ncbi Reliability of self-reports of cigarette use in novice smokers
    Ayelet Eppel
    McGill University, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Addict Behav 31:1700-4. 2006
    ..These data suggest that novice smokers recall the frequency and intensity of their cigarette use reliably after 3 months, and that older adolescents have better recall than younger adolescents...
  69. doi Does the "healthy immigrant effect" extend to smoking in immigrant children?
    Jennifer O'Loughlin
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Adolesc Health 46:299-301. 2010
    ..Interventions may be needed for immigrant children to prevent the adoption of unhealthy behaviors prevalent in their new host environments...
  70. ncbi Do the correlates of smoking cessation counseling differ across health professional groups?
    Michèle Tremblay
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, 190, boul Crémazie Est, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H2E 1P2
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1330-8. 2009
    ....
  71. doi An investigation of social and pharmacological exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke as possible predictors of perceived nicotine dependence, smoking susceptibility, and smoking expectancies among never-smoking youth
    Simon Racicot
    Pediatric Public Health Psychology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:926-33. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to replicate and extend these findings by investigating whether social and pharmacological measures of SHS exposure predicted precursors to smoking among never-smoking adolescents...
  72. doi Validity of the night eating questionnaire in children
    Annette R Gallant
    Department of Physical Education, Laval University, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Eat Disord 45:861-5. 2012
    ..To measure the construct validity of the Night Eating Questionnaire (NEQ) in children against a parent report of child night eating syndrome (NES) symptoms (NEQ report) and a 3-day dietary recall...
  73. ncbi Eliciting information on differential sensation of heat in those with and without poststroke aphasia using a visual analogue scale
    Nicol Korner-Bitensky
    School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Stroke 37:471-5. 2006
    ..The objective was to determine whether those with poststroke aphasia could respond differentially to thermal stimuli of varying intensities using a standardized VAS...
  74. pmc Acute phenylalanine/tyrosine depletion reduces motivation to smoke cigarettes across stages of addiction
    Viswanath V Venugopalan
    Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Neuropsychopharmacology 36:2469-76. 2011
    ..In the transition from sporadic to addicted use, the role of DA in the motivation to seek drug may change less than previously proposed...
  75. ncbi Comparison of primary percutaneous coronary intervention and fibrinolytic therapy in ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction: bayesian hierarchical meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials and observational studies
    Thao Huynh
    1650 Ave Cedar, Room E 5200, Montreal, Quebec, H3G 1A4, Canada
    Circulation 119:3101-9. 2009
    ..We aim to obviate the limited applicability of RCTs to real-world settings by undertaking meta-analyses of both RCTs and observational studies...
  76. pmc Delays to reperfusion therapy in acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: results from the AMI-QUEBEC Study
    Thao Huynh
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiology, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    CMAJ 175:1527-32. 2006
    ..Through the AMI-QUEBEC Study we sought to describe delays to reperfusion therapy for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and to identify factors associated with prolonged delays...
  77. doi Impulsivity and socio-economic status interact to increase the risk of gambling onset among youth
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, 190, boulevard Crémazie Est, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Addiction 105:2176-83. 2010
    ..To determine if impulsivity and socio-economic status (SES) interact to influence gambling onset in youth...
  78. ncbi One- and two-year predictors of decline in physical activity among inner-city schoolchildren
    Tracie A Barnett
    Public Health Directorate, Régie régionale de la santé et des services sociaux de Montréal Centre Barnett, O Loughlin, Paradis, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 23:121-8. 2002
    ..This report identifies 1- and 2-year predictors of decline in PA among fourth- and fifth-grade students from inner-city neighborhoods in Montreal, Canada...