Martin Chi Sang Wong

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Affiliation: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of metoprolol versus atenolol on prevention of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in a large Chinese population: A cohort study
    Martin C S Wong
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 175:425-32. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Exposure to air pollutants and mortality in hypertensive patients according to demography: A 10 year case-crossover study
    Martin C S Wong
    JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China Electronic address
    Environ Pollut 192:179-85. 2014
  3. pmc Determinants of medication adherence to antihypertensive medications among a Chinese population using Morisky Medication Adherence Scale
    Gabrielle K Y Lee
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e62775. 2013
  4. pmc Compliance with the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet: a systematic review
    Mandy Wing Man Kwan
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e78412. 2013
  5. pmc Comparative effectiveness of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors and human glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) analogue as add-on therapies to sulphonylurea among diabetes patients in the Asia-Pacific region: a systematic review
    Martin C S Wong
    JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 9:e90963. 2014
  6. pmc Perceived obstacles of colorectal cancer screening and their associated factors among 10,078 Chinese participants
    Martin C S Wong
    Institute of Digestive Disease, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e70209. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Prospective cohort study of compliance with faecal immunochemical tests for colorectal cancer screening in Hong Kong
    Martin C S Wong
    Institute of Digestive Disease, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 7 F, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Prev Med 57:227-31. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a pharmacist-led drug counseling on enhancing antihypertensive adherence and blood pressure control: a randomized controlled trial
    Martin C S Wong
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Clin Pharmacol 53:753-61. 2013
  9. doi request reprint The rising tide of diabetes mellitus in a Chinese population: a population-based household survey on 121,895 persons
    Martin C S Wong
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 4 F, School of Public Health and Primary Care, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Public Health 58:269-76. 2013
  10. pmc The impact of leadership programme on self-esteem and self-efficacy in school: a randomized controlled trial
    Martin C S Wong
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health and Primary Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, The New Territories, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e52023. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of metoprolol versus atenolol on prevention of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in a large Chinese population: A cohort study
    Martin C S Wong
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 175:425-32. 2014
    ..We compared the incidence of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality, blood pressure (BP) control and adherence levels between patients newly prescribed atenolol vs. metoprolol tartrate...
  2. ncbi request reprint Exposure to air pollutants and mortality in hypertensive patients according to demography: A 10 year case-crossover study
    Martin C S Wong
    JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China Electronic address
    Environ Pollut 192:179-85. 2014
    ..These results were significant among those aged ≥65 years and in cold seasons only. Older hypertensive patients are susceptible to all-cause and respiratory disease-specific deaths from these air pollutants in cold weather. ..
  3. pmc Determinants of medication adherence to antihypertensive medications among a Chinese population using Morisky Medication Adherence Scale
    Gabrielle K Y Lee
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e62775. 2013
    ..This study aimed to study the adherence profiles and the factors associated with antihypertensive drug adherence among Chinese patients...
  4. pmc Compliance with the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet: a systematic review
    Mandy Wing Man Kwan
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e78412. 2013
    ..This paper reports a systematic review of the latest evidence on the method to assess DASH compliance and the corresponding patients' compliance in interventional settings...
  5. pmc Comparative effectiveness of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors and human glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) analogue as add-on therapies to sulphonylurea among diabetes patients in the Asia-Pacific region: a systematic review
    Martin C S Wong
    JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 9:e90963. 2014
    ..Future larger-scale research should be conducted among other Asia-Pacific region to evaluate their efficacy in other ethnic groups. ..
  6. pmc Perceived obstacles of colorectal cancer screening and their associated factors among 10,078 Chinese participants
    Martin C S Wong
    Institute of Digestive Disease, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e70209. 2013
    ..to evaluate the proportion of self-referred screening participants having various psychological barriers and the factors associated with these barriers...
  7. doi request reprint Prospective cohort study of compliance with faecal immunochemical tests for colorectal cancer screening in Hong Kong
    Martin C S Wong
    Institute of Digestive Disease, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 7 F, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Prev Med 57:227-31. 2013
    ..This study aims to examine the rate and determinants of faecal immunochemical test (FIT) compliance over a four-year period among asymptomatic participants in a colorectal cancer (CRC) screening programme in Hong Kong...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a pharmacist-led drug counseling on enhancing antihypertensive adherence and blood pressure control: a randomized controlled trial
    Martin C S Wong
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Clin Pharmacol 53:753-61. 2013
    ..This study implied that even a brief 3-minute drug advice might lead to improved BP levels among patients on antihypertensive medications in general practice, but did not demonstrate additional effects by pharmacist counseling. ..
  9. doi request reprint The rising tide of diabetes mellitus in a Chinese population: a population-based household survey on 121,895 persons
    Martin C S Wong
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 4 F, School of Public Health and Primary Care, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Public Health 58:269-76. 2013
    ..We studied the prevalence of self-reported diabetes mellitus in selected years from 2001 to 2008, and evaluated the factors associated with diabetes...
  10. pmc The impact of leadership programme on self-esteem and self-efficacy in school: a randomized controlled trial
    Martin C S Wong
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health and Primary Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, The New Territories, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e52023. 2012
    ..This study evaluated the effectiveness of leadership training programs on self-esteem and self-efficacy among adolescents...
  11. doi request reprint Changes in the choice of colorectal cancer screening tests in primary care settings from 7,845 prospectively collected surveys
    Martin C S Wong
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 4 F, School of Public Health and Primary Care, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1541-8. 2012
    ..This study examined factors influencing the choice of participants between colonoscopy and fecal immunochemical test (FIT) in a screening program and the impact of an unbiased educational session on influencing this decision...
  12. doi request reprint Pharmacoepidemiological profiles of oral hypoglycemic agents among 28,773 Chinese patients with diabetes
    Martin C S Wong
    Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 96:319-25. 2012
    ..This study examined the rates of discontinuation of Oral Hypoglycemic Agents (OHAs) in diabetes patients, and to evaluate the associations between discontinuation of OHAs, socioeconomic status and the number of comorbidities...
  13. ncbi request reprint The reference framework for diabetes care in primary care settings
    Martin C S Wong
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 18:238-46. 2012
    ..It is anticipated that the adoption of this framework will contribute to better control of this chronic condition in the primary care setting...
  14. pmc The prevalence of metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular risk factors in adults in southern China
    Xiang Qian Lao
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hongkong, China
    BMC Public Health 12:64. 2012
    ..Little information exists on the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome for southern Chinese. We therefore investigate the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in a southern Chinese population with 85 million residents...
  15. pmc Comparison of primary care experiences among adults in general outpatient clinics and private general practice clinics in Hong Kong
    Samuel Y S Wong
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    BMC Public Health 10:397. 2010
    ..The objective of the current study was to compare the primary care experiences of GOPC users and the users of care provided by private general practitioners (GPs) in Hong Kong via a territory-wide telephone survey...
  16. pmc Predictors of switching from beta-blockers to other anti-hypertensive drugs: a review of records of 19,177 Chinese patients seen in public primary care clinics in the New Territory East, Hong Kong
    Martin Cs Wong
    Chinese Academy of Medical Science and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
    Asia Pac Fam Med 10:10. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  17. ncbi request reprint Comparing the cumulative incidences of add-on therapy among the major antihypertensive classes in 2531 Asian patients: a cohort study
    M C S Wong
    School of Public Health and Department of Community and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Clin Pharm Ther 35:201-5. 2010
    ..Published literature addressing the efficacy of different antihypertensive drug classes among Asian patients is scarce...
  18. doi request reprint Short- and long-term discontinuation patterns of commonly prescribed antihypertensive drugs among a Chinese population: cohort study
    M C S Wong
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, School of Public Health, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Hum Hypertens 22:435-7. 2008
    ....
  19. pmc Health services research in the public healthcare system in Hong Kong: an analysis of over 1 million antihypertensive prescriptions between 2004-2007 as an example of the potential and pitfalls of using routinely collected electronic patient data
    Martin C S Wong
    General Practice and Primary Care, Division of Community Based Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, 1 Horselethill Road, Glasgow G12 9LX, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:138. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the potential usefulness of a comprehensive database used routinely in the public healthcare system in Hong Kong, using antihypertensive drug prescriptions in primary care as an example...
  20. doi request reprint The impact of a newly designed resilience-enhancing programme on parent- and teacher-perceived resilience environment among Health Promoting Schools in Hong Kong
    M C S Wong
    School of Public Health, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:209-14. 2009
    ..The present study evaluates the effectiveness of a resilience-enhancing programme, building on the concept of HPS among a Chinese population...
  21. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with practice of colorectal cancer screening among primary care physicians in a Chinese population: a cross-sectional study
    Martin C S Wong
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Cancer Epidemiol 33:201-6. 2009
    ..This study aims to evaluate the factors associated with PCPs' practice of CRC screening among asymptomatic patients in a Chinese population...
  22. doi request reprint A comparative study on resilience level between WHO health promoting schools and other schools among a Chinese population
    Martin C S Wong
    Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Health Promot Int 24:149-55. 2009
    ..This study shows that the HSA scheme under WHO has the potential to exert positive changes in students and teachers and the concept of HPS is effective in building resilience among major school stakeholders...
  23. doi request reprint Switching of antihypertensive drugs among 93,286 Chinese patients: a cohort study
    M C S Wong
    Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health and Department of Community and Family Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Beijing, China
    J Hum Hypertens 24:669-77. 2010
    ..27-0.69, all P<0.001). Closer observations of drug utilization profiles among these patient groups are recommended, and future studies should evaluate the reasons for drug switching...
  24. ncbi request reprint Short-term adherence to beta-blocker therapy among ethnic Chinese patients with hypertension: a cohort study
    Martin C S Wong
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Clin Ther 31:2170-7; discussion 2150-1. 2009
    ..Although poor control of hypertension is a problem worldwide, most published studies of adherence to antihypertensive medications have involved only white subjects...
  25. ncbi request reprint Pharmacoepidemiological profiles of prescriptions for antihypertensive agents among ethnic Chinese patients
    M C S Wong
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 49:137-44. 2011
    ..We compared the short- and long-term cumulative incidences of add-on therapy across the major anti-hypertensive drug classes among Chinese patients who had newly received an antihypertensive agent...
  26. doi request reprint A comparison of the acceptance of immunochemical faecal occult blood test and colonoscopy in colorectal cancer screening: a prospective study among Chinese
    M C S Wong
    Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 32:74-82. 2010
    ..Preferences to choose immunochemical faecal occult blood test (FIT) and colonoscopy as colorectal cancer (CRC) screening modalities among asymptomatic Chinese subjects remain unknown...
  27. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with compliance to thiazide diuretics among 8551 Chinese patients
    M C S Wong
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Clin Pharm Ther 36:179-86. 2011
    ..This study aims to evaluate the factors associated with compliance to thiazide diuretics in a Chinese hypertensive population...
  28. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with compliance, discontinuation and switching of calcium channel blockers in 20,156 Chinese patients
    Martin C S Wong
    School of Public Health and Department of Community and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Am J Hypertens 22:904-10. 2009
    ..Calcium channel blockers (CCBs) are commonly prescribed among Chinese patients yet few studies have been conducted to study the factors associated with their compliance, discontinuation, and switching profiles...
  29. doi request reprint Adherence to combination therapy among ethnic Chinese patients: a cohort study
    Martin C S Wong
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Hypertens Res 33:416-21. 2010
    ..Discontinuation was more likely among younger, male patients and those without concomitant comorbidities, in which more meticulous monitoring of their adherence patterns was needed...
  30. ncbi request reprint Profiles of mortality among Chinese hypertensive patients in Hong Kong: a cohort study
    J Y Jiang
    Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health and Department of Community and Family Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
    J Hum Hypertens 23:735-42. 2009
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Distribution of human papillomavirus types in cervical cancers in Hong Kong: current situation and changes over the last decades
    Paul K S Chan
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People s Republic of China
    Int J Cancer 125:1671-7. 2009
    ..Multiple infections are commonly revealed by sensitive broad-catching methods such as those used in this study. However, their implication on vaccine efficacy and cost-effective analyses should be taken cautiously...
  32. pmc Can the concept of Health Promoting Schools help to improve students' health knowledge and practices to combat the challenge of communicable diseases: Case study in Hong Kong?
    Albert Lee
    Centre for Health Education and Health Promotion, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    BMC Public Health 8:42. 2008
    ..This study examines the differences in student perceptions, knowledge and health behaviours between those schools that have adopted the HPS framework and those that have not adopted...
  33. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic risk profile of infection with different groups of human papillomaviruses
    Paul K S Chan
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    J Med Virol 81:1635-44. 2009
    ..These data are useful for formulating preventative strategy for HPV-related diseases. Catch-up vaccination program in Hong Kong should cover a wider age group as the first peak of infection occurred relatively late...
  34. doi request reprint Factors associated with antihypertensive drug discontinuation among Chinese patients: a cohort study
    Martin C S Wong
    School of Public Health and Department of Community and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Am J Hypertens 22:802-10. 2009
    ..This study evaluated the association between age, gender, and drug classes with antihypertensive discontinuation...
  35. doi request reprint Antihypertensive drug adherence among 6408 Chinese patients on angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in Hong Kong: a cohort study
    Martin C S Wong
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    J Clin Pharmacol 50:598-605. 2010
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Association of antihypertensive monotherapy with serum sodium and potassium levels in Chinese patients
    Johnny Y Jiang
    School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, The People s Republic of China
    Am J Hypertens 22:243-9. 2009
    ..However, the low prescribing rate of thiazides has been attributed to concerns about electrolyte disturbances and studies between antihypertensive drug classes and hyponatremia/hypokalemia among Chinese patients were scarce...
  37. doi request reprint Discontinuation of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors: a cohort study
    M C S Wong
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Clin Pharm Ther 37:335-41. 2012
    ..We aimed to identify predictors of ACEI discontinuation among Chinese patients...
  38. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with antihypertensive drug compliance in 83,884 Chinese patients: a cohort study
    M C S Wong
    School of Public Health, Prince of Wales Hospital, 4 F, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:895-901. 2010
    ..Few studies address the profiles of antihypertensive compliance among ethnic Chinese. The levels of and factors associated with antihypertensive drug compliance among Chinese patients were evaluated in this study...
  39. doi request reprint Adherence to lipid-lowering agents among 11,042 patients in clinical practice
    M C S Wong
    Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health and Primary Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Clin Pract 65:741-8. 2011
    ..This study evaluated the levels of and factors associated with adherence to lipid-lowering agents in a large Chinese population...
  40. doi request reprint Individuals at risk of beta-blocker discontinuation: a cohort study in 19,177 Chinese patients
    Martin C S Wong
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Clin Res Cardiol 99:277-84. 2010
    ..We tested the hypothesis that patients' age, gender, socioeconomic status, clinical settings and the number of comorbidities were significantly associated with the discontinuation of beta-blockers...
  41. doi request reprint Natural history of cervical papilloma virus infection in systemic lupus erythematosus - a prospective cohort study
    Lai Shan Tam
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Rheumatol 37:330-40. 2010
    ....
  42. pmc Antihypertensive drug class and impaired fasting glucose: a risk association study among Chinese patients with uncomplicated hypertension
    Martin C S Wong
    School of Public Health and Department of Community and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong China
    BMC Clin Pharmacol 8:6. 2008
    ....
  43. pmc Willingness of Hong Kong healthcare workers to accept pre-pandemic influenza vaccination at different WHO alert levels: two questionnaire surveys
    Josette S Y Chor
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, School of Public Health, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    BMJ 339:b3391. 2009
    ..To assess the acceptability of pre-pandemic influenza vaccination among healthcare workers in public hospitals in Hong Kong and the effect of escalation in the World Health Organization's alert level for an influenza pandemic...
  44. pmc Analysis of human papillomavirus type 18 load and integration status from low-grade cervical lesion to invasive cervical cancer
    Jo L K Cheung
    Department of Microbiology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1 F Clinical Science Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People s Republic of China
    J Clin Microbiol 47:287-93. 2009
    ..046). More data generated from routinely collected samples are warranted to verify the clinical value of viral load and integration testing. Viral load quantitation for HPV18 is premature for clinical use at this stage...
  45. doi request reprint The association between shift duty and abnormal eating behavior among nurses working in a major hospital: a cross-sectional study
    Hidy Wong
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:1021-7. 2010
    ..Shift work induces stress, disturbs family life and interrupts regular meal schedules. Few studies have addressed the association between shift duties and abnormal eating behavior among hospital nurses...