C T C Okoli

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Secondhand tobacco smoke exposure, nicotine dependence, and smoking cessation
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    NEXUS, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Public Health Nurs 25:46-56. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Correlates of secondhand tobacco smoke exposure among persons with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI) accessing community mental health services
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    NEXUS, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Community Ment Health J 45:188-98. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Behavioral effects of nicotine exposure from secondhand tobacco smoke among bar and restaurant workers
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    University of Kentucky, College of Nursing, 760 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Addict Behav 32:1922-8. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Secondhand smoke and nicotine exposure: a brief review
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    University of Kentucky, College of Nursing, 760 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Addict Behav 32:1977-88. 2007
  5. doi request reprint An examination of the relationship between adolescents' initial smoking experience and their exposure to peer and family member smoking
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Addict Behav 33:1183-91. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Measuring tobacco smoke exposure among smoking and nonsmoking bar and restaurant workers
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    Biol Res Nurs 9:81-9. 2007
  7. doi request reprint An examination of the smoking identities and taxonomies of smoking behaviour of youth
    C T C Okoli
    NEXUS, University of British Columbia, 302 1620 Agronomy Rd, Vancouver, BC V6T1Z3, Canada
    Tob Control 17:151-8. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of a smoke-free law on hair nicotine and respiratory symptoms of restaurant and bar workers
    Ellen J Hahn
    University of Kentucky College of Nursing and the College of Public Health, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0232, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:906-13. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Sex differences in nicotine dependence among addictions clients accessing a smoking cessation programme in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    C T C Okoli
    University of Kentucky College of Nursing, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 19:776-84. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Nicotine dependence and gender differences in smokers accessing community mental health services
    I Torchalla
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences CHEOS, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 18:349-58. 2011

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Secondhand tobacco smoke exposure, nicotine dependence, and smoking cessation
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    NEXUS, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Public Health Nurs 25:46-56. 2008
    ..To explore the association among the number of sources of secondhand tobacco smoke (SHS) exposure, nicotine dependence (ND), and smoking cessation...
  2. doi request reprint Correlates of secondhand tobacco smoke exposure among persons with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI) accessing community mental health services
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    NEXUS, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Community Ment Health J 45:188-98. 2009
    ..There is a need for the enactment and enforcement of policies to curtail SHS exposure in outdoor, public, settings. Future research will be necessary to better understand the extent and impact of SHS exposure in this population...
  3. ncbi request reprint Behavioral effects of nicotine exposure from secondhand tobacco smoke among bar and restaurant workers
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    University of Kentucky, College of Nursing, 760 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Addict Behav 32:1922-8. 2007
    ..Nicotine exposure from secondhand tobacco smoke may have important behavioral outcomes in nonsmokers. This study provides further evidence for the importance of prohibiting smoking in hospitality venues to protect the health of workers...
  4. ncbi request reprint Secondhand smoke and nicotine exposure: a brief review
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    University of Kentucky, College of Nursing, 760 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Addict Behav 32:1977-88. 2007
    ..Future research should examine whether nicotine exposure from secondhand tobacco smoke has functional effects on neurobiological and behavioral processes associated with tobacco use...
  5. doi request reprint An examination of the relationship between adolescents' initial smoking experience and their exposure to peer and family member smoking
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Addict Behav 33:1183-91. 2008
    ..The present findings suggest that exposure to smoking from peers and family members may be an important factor to consider in understanding youths initial smoking experiences...
  6. ncbi request reprint Measuring tobacco smoke exposure among smoking and nonsmoking bar and restaurant workers
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    Biol Res Nurs 9:81-9. 2007
    ..Although most biomarkers of tobacco-smoke exposure have a relatively short half-life, hair nicotine can measure several months of cumulative SHS exposure...
  7. doi request reprint An examination of the smoking identities and taxonomies of smoking behaviour of youth
    C T C Okoli
    NEXUS, University of British Columbia, 302 1620 Agronomy Rd, Vancouver, BC V6T1Z3, Canada
    Tob Control 17:151-8. 2008
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  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of a smoke-free law on hair nicotine and respiratory symptoms of restaurant and bar workers
    Ellen J Hahn
    University of Kentucky College of Nursing and the College of Public Health, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0232, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:906-13. 2006
    ..Bar and restaurant workers' exposure to secondhand smoke (SHS) was compared before and 3 and 6 months after implementation of a smoke-free ordinance...
  9. doi request reprint Sex differences in nicotine dependence among addictions clients accessing a smoking cessation programme in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    C T C Okoli
    University of Kentucky College of Nursing, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 19:776-84. 2012
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Nicotine dependence and gender differences in smokers accessing community mental health services
    I Torchalla
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences CHEOS, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 18:349-58. 2011
    ..These factors are important for understanding individual differences in tobacco dependence among clients with mental illnesses, and are expected to inform future studies examining tobacco use in mental health treatment populations...
  11. doi request reprint Adolescents' self-defined tobacco use status, marijuana use, and tobacco dependence
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, 302 6190 Agronomy Rd, Vancouver, Canada BC V6T 1Z3
    Addict Behav 33:1491-9. 2008
    ..To examine differences in tobacco use and dependence between adolescents who are and are not marijuana users...
  12. ncbi request reprint Passing a smoke-free law in a pro-tobacco culture: a multiple streams approach
    Lisa W Greathouse
    Tobacco Policy Research Program, University of Kentucky College of Nursing, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 6:211-20. 2005
    ..As expected, a hospitality industry association was formed to oppose the ordinance, resulting in a legal challenge that delayed enactment of the law...
  13. doi request reprint Smoking cessation interventions among individuals in methadone maintenance: a brief review
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women s Health, Box 48, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6H 3N1
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:191-9. 2010
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  14. doi request reprint Health care providers' engagement in smoking cessation with pregnant smokers
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women s Health, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 39:64-77. 2010
    ..To review how health care providers' (HCPs) engage in smoking cessation (SC) with pregnant smokers, and to examine the effect of system-level approaches and training initiatives to promote SC provision by HCPs...
  15. doi request reprint Correlates of smoking among adolescents with asthma
    Su Er Guo
    School of Nursing, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
    J Clin Nurs 19:701-11. 2010
    ..This study examined the correlates of smoking among asthmatic adolescents to gain a better understanding of who is at particular risk...
  16. ncbi request reprint Differential impacts of smoke-free laws on indoor air quality
    Kiyoung Lee
    Graduate School of Public Health, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
    J Environ Health 70:24-30, 54. 2008
    ..While the Louisville partial smoke-free law with exemptions did not reduce indoor air pollution in the selected venues, comprehensive and properly enforced smoke-free laws can be an effective means of reducing indoor air pollution...
  17. pmc Economic effect of a smoke-free law in a tobacco-growing community
    Mark K Pyles
    School of Business and Economics, College of Charleston, 5 Liberty Street, Suite 400, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Tob Control 16:66-8. 2007
    ..Lexington is located in a major tobacco-growing state that has the highest smoking rate in the US and was the first Kentucky community to become smoke-free...
  18. ncbi request reprint School tobacco policies in a tobacco-growing state
    Ellen J Hahn
    University of Kentucky College of Nursing and College of Public Health, 40536, USA
    J Sch Health 75:219-25. 2005
    ..Schools with tobacco affiliation may provide more cessation resources due to the increased prevalence of tobacco use in these areas...