Susan J Bondy

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Transitions in smoking status over time in a population-based panel study of smokers
    Susan J Bondy
    University of Toronto Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:1201-10. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Assessing the reach of nicotine replacement therapy as a preventive public health measure
    S J Bondy
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Chronic Dis Inj Can 33:19-28. 2012
  3. pmc “Hike up yer skirt, and quit.” what motivates and supports smoking cessation in builders and renovators
    Susan J Bondy
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, Toronto, ON M5T 3M7, Canada
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:623-37. 2013
  4. pmc Quantifying the impact of community quarantine on SARS transmission in Ontario: estimation of secondary case count difference and number needed to quarantine
    Susan J Bondy
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, 6th Floor, Toronto, ON, MT5 3M7, Canada
    BMC Public Health 9:488. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Origin and use of the 100 cigarette criterion in tobacco surveys
    S J Bondy
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Tob Control 18:317-23. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Impact of an indoor smoking ban on bar workers' exposure to secondhand smoke
    Susan J Bondy
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 51:612-9. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Identifying core competencies for public health epidemiologists
    Susan J Bondy
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 99:246-51. 2008
  8. pmc Non-smoking worksites in the residential construction sector: using an online forum to study perspectives and practices
    Susan J Bondy
    University of Toronto, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, 155 College Street, Toronto, Ontario M5T 3M7, Canada
    Tob Control 20:189-95. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Predictive validity and measurement issues in documenting quit intentions in population surveillance studies
    S J Bondy
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, 6th Floor, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 3M7
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:43-52. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Do components of current 'hardcore smoker' definitions predict quitting behaviour?
    David T Ip
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Toronto, Canada
    Addiction 107:434-40. 2012

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. pmc Transitions in smoking status over time in a population-based panel study of smokers
    Susan J Bondy
    University of Toronto Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:1201-10. 2013
    ..Transitions from daily to occasional smoking are particularly of interest as these may be steps toward cessation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Assessing the reach of nicotine replacement therapy as a preventive public health measure
    S J Bondy
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Chronic Dis Inj Can 33:19-28. 2012
    ..Access to Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) is a key public health intervention to reduce smoking. We assessed prevalence and correlates of use of NRT in Ontario, where NRT is available without prescription...
  3. pmc “Hike up yer skirt, and quit.” what motivates and supports smoking cessation in builders and renovators
    Susan J Bondy
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, Toronto, ON M5T 3M7, Canada
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:623-37. 2013
    ..Our findings support efforts toward more complete bans on workplace smoking and increased promotion of available behavioural support services among dispersed blue-collar workers...
  4. pmc Quantifying the impact of community quarantine on SARS transmission in Ontario: estimation of secondary case count difference and number needed to quarantine
    Susan J Bondy
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, 6th Floor, Toronto, ON, MT5 3M7, Canada
    BMC Public Health 9:488. 2009
    ..However, this literature has not yielded quantitative estimates of the reduction in secondary cases attributable to quarantine as would be seen in other areas of health policy and cost-effectiveness analysis...
  5. doi request reprint Origin and use of the 100 cigarette criterion in tobacco surveys
    S J Bondy
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Tob Control 18:317-23. 2009
    ..For research in youth, the criterion typically should be used only with more detailed information about experimentation, but it may be a useful additional indicator of established smoking...
  6. doi request reprint Impact of an indoor smoking ban on bar workers' exposure to secondhand smoke
    Susan J Bondy
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 51:612-9. 2009
    ..To evaluate the impact of an indoor smoke-free bylaw in Toronto, Ontario, implemented June 2004...
  7. ncbi request reprint Identifying core competencies for public health epidemiologists
    Susan J Bondy
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 99:246-51. 2008
    ..We sought perspectives on important competencies among epidemiologists familiar with or practicing in public health settings (local to national)...
  8. pmc Non-smoking worksites in the residential construction sector: using an online forum to study perspectives and practices
    Susan J Bondy
    University of Toronto, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, 155 College Street, Toronto, Ontario M5T 3M7, Canada
    Tob Control 20:189-95. 2011
    ..The objectives of this study were to explore the smoking-related social climate in the North American residential construction sector and to identify potential barriers and facilitators to creating smoke-free worksites...
  9. doi request reprint Predictive validity and measurement issues in documenting quit intentions in population surveillance studies
    S J Bondy
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, 6th Floor, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 3M7
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:43-52. 2010
    ..Discrete classification of smokers by intention to quit is desirable in many public health and clinical settings...
  10. doi request reprint Do components of current 'hardcore smoker' definitions predict quitting behaviour?
    David T Ip
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Toronto, Canada
    Addiction 107:434-40. 2012
    ..To evaluate whether 'hardcore smoker' definition components predict quitting behaviours and which combinations of 'hardcore' components are most predictive...
  11. doi request reprint Intimate partner violence is associated with incident HIV infection in women in Uganda
    Fiona G Kouyoumdjian
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5T 3M7, Canada
    AIDS 27:1331-8. 2013
    ..To quantify the association between intimate partner violence (IPV) and incident HIV infection in women in the Rakai Community Cohort Study between 2000 and 2009...
  12. doi request reprint Efficient screening of current smoking status in recruitment of smokers for population-based research
    Lori M Diemert
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Toronto, ON, Canada M4S 2S1
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1663-7. 2008
    ..We recommend that studies, which specifically sample smokers, utilize any past 6-month smoking as a brief screener for smoking status...
  13. ncbi request reprint The Heaviness of Smoking Index as a predictor of smoking cessation in Canada
    Michael O Chaiton
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Canada
    Addict Behav 32:1031-42. 2007
    ..Individual and population strategies for smoking cessation may need to consider other influences such as cognitive, affective and environmental factors...
  14. doi request reprint Are occasional smokers a heterogeneous group? An exploratory study
    Sarah A Edwards
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Toronto, Canada
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:1195-202. 2010
    ..Occasional smokers represent an important segment of all smokers and have been described to be a heterogeneous group in terms of past experience and likelihood of maintaining nondaily smoking behavior...
  15. ncbi request reprint Emergency department presentations for self-harm among Ontario youth
    Jennifer Bethell
    Suicide Studies Research Unit, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 104:e124-30. 2013
    ..This study used population-based emergency department data to describe clinical and demographic characteristics of emergency department presentations for self-harm among youth (12-17 year-olds) in the province of Ontario, Canada...
  16. ncbi request reprint Vendor compliance with Ontario's tobacco point of sale legislation
    Jolene M Dubray
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, c o Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Can J Public Health 100:109-12. 2009
    ..This study compares the presence of point of sale promotions in the retail tobacco environment from three surveys: one prior to and two following implementation of the legislation...
  17. doi request reprint The impact of Ontario smoke-free legislation on secondhand smoke in enclosed public places
    Bo Zhang
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, University of Toronto, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Occup Environ Hyg 7:133-43. 2010
    ..DSRs did not provide adequate protection from SHS. The Smoke-Free Ontario Act produced a significant and firm reduction in SHS exposure in venues both with and without DSRs...
  18. doi request reprint Not just 'a few wisps': real-time measurement of tobacco smoke at entrances to office buildings
    Pamela Kaufman
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2S1, Canada
    Tob Control 20:212-8. 2011
    ..Tobacco smoke has been linked to numerous health effects in non-smokers and there is no safe level of secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure. This paper presents data on levels of tobacco smoke inside and outside entrances to office buildings...
  19. doi request reprint Reach and effectiveness of mailed nicotine replacement therapy for smokers: 6-month outcomes in a naturalistic exploratory study
    Laurie Zawertailo
    Addictions Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, ON M5S 2S1, Canada
    Tob Control 22:e4. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the effectiveness of free nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), brief advice and self-help materials on quit attempts and 6-month quit rates in motivated smokers...
  20. pmc Young adult smoking cessation: predictors of quit attempts and abstinence
    Lori M Diemert
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Public Health 103:449-53. 2013
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  21. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of purchasing contraband cigarettes on First Nations reserves in Ontario, Canada
    Rita Luk
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Addiction 104:488-95. 2009
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  22. doi request reprint Profiles of smokers and non-smokers with type 2 diabetes: initial visit at a diabetes education centers
    Enza Gucciardi
    Ryerson University, School of Nutrition, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2K3
    Prim Care Diabetes 5:185-94. 2011
    ..This study explores differences in psychosocial, behavioral and clinical characteristics among smoking and non-smoking individuals with diabetes attending diabetes education centers (DEC)...
  23. doi request reprint The association between income source and met need among community mental health service users in Ontario, Canada
    Anna Durbin
    Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, 4th Floor, 155 College St, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Community Ment Health J 48:662-72. 2012
    ..The finding that among users of community mental health services, individuals with public assistance income support are most vulnerable to being severely underserved should be considered by service planners and providers...
  24. ncbi request reprint Use of personal protective equipment during infectious disease outbreak and nonoutbreak conditions: a survey of emergency medical technicians
    Laura M Visentin
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    CJEM 11:44-56. 2009
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  25. ncbi request reprint Bullying and smoking: Examining the relationships in Ontario adolescents
    Erin B Morris
    J Sch Health 76:465-70. 2006
    ..Findings of the study suggested that girls were at much higher risk for involvement in bullying if they smoked, although girls were less frequently involved in bullying...
  26. ncbi request reprint Health practitioners' and health planners' information needs and seeking behavior for decision making in Uganda
    Lydia Kapiriri
    University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, 88 College Street, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5G 1L4
    Int J Med Inform 75:714-21. 2006
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  27. doi request reprint Repeat self-harm: application of hurdle models
    Jennifer Bethell
    Suicide Studies Unit, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Br J Psychiatry 196:243-4. 2010
    ..Emergency department data from the Province of Ontario, Canada, are used to illustrate an example of implementing hurdle models and interpreting their results...
  28. pmc Risk factors for intimate partner violence in women in the Rakai Community Cohort Study, Uganda, from 2000 to 2009
    Fiona G Kouyoumdjian
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:566. 2013
    ..There is a lack of data on IPV risk factors from longitudinal studies and from low and middle income countries. Identifying risk factors is needed to inform the design of appropriate IPV interventions...
  29. ncbi request reprint Suicidality, depression, and mental health service use in Canada
    Anne E Rhodes
    Suicide Studies Unit, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 51:35-41. 2006
    ..To determine the magnitude of depression and suicidal populations, the overlap between these populations, and the associated patterns of mental health service use...
  30. ncbi request reprint School matters: drinking dimensions and their effects on alcohol-related problems among Ontario secondary school students
    Jurgen Rehm
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
    Alcohol Alcohol 40:569-74. 2005
    ..To test the hypotheses that average volume of alcohol consumption and patterns of drinking, each influence alcohol-related problems and that both act at individual and aggregate levels...
  31. doi request reprint Prevalence of unassisted quit attempts in population-based studies: a systematic review of the literature
    Sarah A Edwards
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, Toronto, Ontario M5T 3M7, Canada Electronic address
    Addict Behav 39:512-9. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study is to systematically review the literature to determine what proportion of adult smokers report attempting to quit unassisted in population-based studies...
  32. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in stroke care decision-making
    Moira K Kapral
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 44:70-80. 2006
    ..Women are less likely than men to receive some stroke care interventions. It is not known whether gender differences in patient preferences explain some of the observed variations in stroke care delivery...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Volume and profile of alcohol consumption among students and classmates as predictors of aggression and victimization: a multilevel analysis among Swiss adolescents]
    Jean Sebastien Fallu
    Institut de Recherche sur les Addictions, Zurich, Suisse
    Soz Praventivmed 51:363-72. 2006
    ..BJECTIVE: To test the effects of the volume of alcohol consumption and drinking patterns on alcohol-related aggression and victimization, both at the individual and class levels...
  34. pmc Surgical outcomes in women with ovarian cancer
    Laurie M Elit
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
    Can J Surg 51:346-54. 2008
    ..We sought to assess whether the specialty of the surgeon or the hospital involved in the initial management of women with ovarian cancer determined the likelihood of unnecessary repeated abdominal surgery and long-term patient survival...