Geoffrey Fong

Summary

Affiliation: University of Waterloo
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc The potential impact of plain packaging of cigarette products among Brazilian young women: an experimental study
    Christine M White
    School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:737. 2012
  3. pmc Knowledge of health effects and intentions to quit among smokers in India: findings from the Tobacco Control Policy (TCP) India pilot survey
    Genevieve C Sansone
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario N2L3G1, Canada
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:564-78. 2012
  4. pmc Smokers' reactions to FDA regulation of tobacco products: findings from the 2009 ITC United States survey
    Brian V Fix
    Department of Health Behavior, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Street, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:941. 2011
  5. 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
  6. pmc Is web interviewing a good alternative to telephone interviewing? Findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Netherlands survey
    Gera E Nagelhout
    Maastricht University Caphri, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 10:351. 2010
  7. pmc Perceptions of tobacco health warnings in China compared with picture and text-only health warnings from other countries: an experimental study
    Geoffrey T Fong
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Tob Control 19:i69-77. 2010
  8. pmc Reductions in tobacco smoke pollution and increases in support for smoke-free public places following the implementation of comprehensive smoke-free workplace legislation in the Republic of Ireland: findings from the ITC Ireland/UK Survey
    G T Fong
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1 Canada
    Tob Control 15:iii51-8. 2006
  9. pmc The conceptual framework of the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Policy Evaluation Project
    G T Fong
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1, Canada
    Tob Control 15:iii3-11. 2006
  10. pmc Building the evidence base for effective tobacco control policies: the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (the ITC Project)
    G T Fong
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1, Canada
    Tob Control 15:iii1-2. 2006

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Publications27

  1. 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...
  2. pmc The potential impact of plain packaging of cigarette products among Brazilian young women: an experimental study
    Christine M White
    School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:737. 2012
    ..The current study examined how tobacco packaging influences brand appeal and perceptions of health risk among young women in Brazil...
  3. pmc Knowledge of health effects and intentions to quit among smokers in India: findings from the Tobacco Control Policy (TCP) India pilot survey
    Genevieve C Sansone
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario N2L3G1, Canada
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:564-78. 2012
    ..These findings highlight the need to increase awareness about the health risks of smoking in India, particularly in rural areas, where levels of education and health knowledge are lower...
  4. pmc Smokers' reactions to FDA regulation of tobacco products: findings from the 2009 ITC United States survey
    Brian V Fix
    Department of Health Behavior, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Street, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:941. 2011
    ..The intent is to improve public health through regulations on tobacco product marketing and tobacco products themselves. This manuscript reports baseline data on smokers' attitudes and beliefs on specific issues relevant to the FSPTCA...
  5. 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...
  6. pmc Is web interviewing a good alternative to telephone interviewing? Findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Netherlands survey
    Gera E Nagelhout
    Maastricht University Caphri, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 10:351. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Netherlands web and telephone samples on demographic and smoking related variables to assess differences in data quality...
  7. pmc Perceptions of tobacco health warnings in China compared with picture and text-only health warnings from other countries: an experimental study
    Geoffrey T Fong
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Tob Control 19:i69-77. 2010
    ..To assess the perceived effectiveness of cigarette health warnings in China, compared with picture and text-only warnings from other countries...
  8. pmc Reductions in tobacco smoke pollution and increases in support for smoke-free public places following the implementation of comprehensive smoke-free workplace legislation in the Republic of Ireland: findings from the ITC Ireland/UK Survey
    G T Fong
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1 Canada
    Tob Control 15:iii51-8. 2006
    ..To evaluate the psychosocial and behavioural impact of the first ever national level comprehensive workplace smoke-free law, implemented in Ireland in March 2004...
  9. pmc The conceptual framework of the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Policy Evaluation Project
    G T Fong
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1, Canada
    Tob Control 15:iii3-11. 2006
    ..We discuss the objectives of the ITC Project and its potential for building the evidence base for the FCTC...
  10. pmc Building the evidence base for effective tobacco control policies: the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (the ITC Project)
    G T Fong
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1, Canada
    Tob Control 15:iii1-2. 2006
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  11. pmc Effectiveness of cigarette warning labels in informing smokers about the risks of smoking: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey
    D Hammond
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3G1, Canada
    Tob Control 15:iii19-25. 2006
    ..Health warnings on cigarette packages are among the most common means of communicating the health risks of smoking. However, few studies have evaluated the impact of package warnings on consumer knowledge about tobacco risks...
  12. pmc Methods of the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey
    M E Thompson
    Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3G1, Canada
    Tob Control 15:iii12-8. 2006
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  13. pmc Impact of the graphic Canadian warning labels on adult smoking behaviour
    D Hammond
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Tob Control 12:391-5. 2003
    ..To assess the impact of graphic Canadian cigarette warning labels on current adult smokers...
  14. pmc Beliefs about the relative harm of "light" and "low tar" cigarettes: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) China Survey
    T Elton-Marshall
    Department of Psychology, PAS Building, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Tob Control 19:i54-62. 2010
    ..However, there is little research on whether similar perceptions exist among smokers in low and middle incomes, including China...
  15. ncbi request reprint Do smokers know how to quit? Knowledge and perceived effectiveness of cessation assistance as predictors of cessation behaviour
    D Hammond
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Addiction 99:1042-8. 2004
    ..This study sought to assess smokers' awareness and perceived effectiveness of cessation methods and to examine the relationship of this knowledge to cessation behaviour...
  16. pmc Enhancing the effectiveness of tobacco package warning labels: a social psychological perspective
    E J Strahan
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Tob Control 11:183-90. 2002
    ..To outline social psychological principles that could influence the psychosocial and behavioural effects of tobacco warning labels, and to inform the development of more effective tobacco warning labels...
  17. ncbi request reprint Alcohol, sexual arousal, and intentions to use condoms in young men: applying alcohol myopia theory to risky sexual behavior
    T K MacDonald
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Health Psychol 19:290-8. 2000
    ..It is suggested that sexual arousal is a powerful internal cue that interacts with alcohol intoxication to enhance attitudes and intentions toward risky sexual behaviors...
  18. pmc Effects of the 2003 advertising/promotion ban in the United Kingdom on awareness of tobacco marketing: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey
    F Harris
    The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
    Tob Control 15:iii26-33. 2006
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  19. pmc Support for and reported compliance with smoke-free restaurants and bars by smokers in four countries: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey
    R Borland
    Cancer Control Research Institute, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Tob Control 15:iii34-41. 2006
    ..To explore determinants of support for and reported compliance with smoke-free policies in restaurants and bars across the four countries of the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey...
  20. pmc Determinants and consequences of smoke-free homes: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey
    R Borland
    Cancer Control Research Institute, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Tob Control 15:iii42-50. 2006
    ..To report on prevalence, trends and determinants of smoke-free home policies in smokers' homes in different countries and to estimate the effects of these policies on smoking cessation...
  21. pmc Individual-level predictors of cessation behaviours among participants in the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey
    A Hyland
    Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Department of Health Behavior, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Tob Control 15:iii83-94. 2006
    ..Wave 1 of ITC-4 survey was conducted between October 2002 and December 2002. Wave 2 survey was conducted between May 2003 and August 2003...
  22. pmc Socioeconomic and country variations in knowledge of health risks of tobacco smoking and toxic constituents of smoke: results from the 2002 International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey
    M Siahpush
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, 100 Drummond Street, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia
    Tob Control 15:iii65-70. 2006
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  23. 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...
  24. pmc Cigarette purchase patterns in four countries and the relationship with cessation: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey
    A Hyland
    Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Department of Health Behavior, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, New York 14263, USA
    Tob Control 15:iii59-64. 2006
    ..This price avoidance behaviour likely dampens the health impact of higher cigarette prices although it has not been thoroughly studied...
  25. pmc Socioeconomic variations in nicotine dependence, self-efficacy, and intention to quit across four countries: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey
    M Siahpush
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Control Research Institute, The Cancer Council Victoria, 100 Drummond Street, Carlton 3053, Australia
    Tob Control 15:iii71-5. 2006
    ..To examine the effect of socioeconomic status (SES) on nicotine dependence, self-efficacy, and intention to quit...
  26. pmc Prevalence of behaviors related to cigarette-caused fires: a survey of Ontario smokers
    R J O'Connor
    Department of Health Behavior, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York 14263, USA
    Inj Prev 13:237-42. 2007
    ..To identify the prevalence and correlates of behaviors related to the risk of cigarette-caused fires...
  27. pmc Smokers' reactions to reduced ignition propensity cigarettes
    R J O'Connor
    Department of Health Behavior, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Tob Control 15:45-9. 2006
    ..This law resulted in cigarette manufacturers modifying nearly all of their brands sold in NY. However, the same cigarette brands sold in other states were not modified to meet the RIP standard...

Research Grants13

  1. International Tobacco Policy Survey
    Geoffrey T Fong; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  2. Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation in China and South Korea: The ITC Asia Project
    Geoffrey T Fong; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  3. Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation in China and South Korea: The ITC Asia Project
    Geoffrey Fong; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  4. International Tobacco Control Policy Survey
    Geoffrey Fong; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  5. Effects of Graphic Warning Labels on Adolescent Smoking
    Geoffrey Fong; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  6. International Tobacco Policy Survey
    Geoffrey T Fong; Fiscal Year: 2010
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