P C Gupta

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Tobacco associated mortality in Mumbai (Bombay) India. Results of the Bombay Cohort Study
    Prakash C Gupta
    Healis, Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, 601 B, Great Eastern Chambers, Plot No 28, Sector 11, CBD Belapur, India
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1395-402. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Tobacco control in India
    Prakash C Gupta
    Indian J Med Res 123:579-82. 2006
  3. pmc Factors affecting commencement and cessation of smoking behaviour in Malaysian adults
    Wan Maria Nabillah Ghani
    Oral Cancer Research and Coordinating Centre, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    BMC Public Health 12:207. 2012
  4. pmc A cross-sectional investigation of regional patterns of diet and cardio-metabolic risk in India
    Carrie R Daniel
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Nutr J 10:12. 2011
  5. pmc Illiteracy, low educational status, and cardiovascular mortality in India
    Mangesh S Pednekar
    Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra 400614, India
    BMC Public Health 11:567. 2011
  6. pmc Multi-center feasibility study evaluating recruitment, variability in risk factors and biomarkers for a diet and cancer cohort in India
    Rashmi Sinha
    National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:405. 2011
  7. pmc Factors affecting commencement and cessation of betel quid chewing behaviour in Malaysian adults
    Wan M N Ghani
    Oral Cancer Research and Coordinating Centre, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    BMC Public Health 11:82. 2011
  8. pmc Association between tobacco use and body mass index in urban Indian population: implications for public health in India
    Mangesh S Pednekar
    Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, 601, Great Eastern Chambers, CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai 400614, India
    BMC Public Health 6:70. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Concurrent alcohol and tobacco use among a middle-aged and elderly population in Mumbai
    Prakash C Gupta
    Healis, Sekhsaria Institute of Public Health, 601, Great Eastern Chambers, Plot 28, Sector 11, CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai 600614, Maharashtra, India
    Natl Med J India 18:88-91. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Tobacco, education & health
    P C Gupta
    Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, Navi Mumbai, India
    Indian J Med Res 126:289-99. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Tobacco associated mortality in Mumbai (Bombay) India. Results of the Bombay Cohort Study
    Prakash C Gupta
    Healis, Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, 601 B, Great Eastern Chambers, Plot No 28, Sector 11, CBD Belapur, India
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1395-402. 2005
    ..We report on absolute and relative risks of mortality among various kinds of ever tobacco users vs never-users in the city of Mumbai, India...
  2. ncbi request reprint Tobacco control in India
    Prakash C Gupta
    Indian J Med Res 123:579-82. 2006
  3. pmc Factors affecting commencement and cessation of smoking behaviour in Malaysian adults
    Wan Maria Nabillah Ghani
    Oral Cancer Research and Coordinating Centre, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    BMC Public Health 12:207. 2012
    ..This study aims to investigate factors associated with smoking initiation and cessation which is imperative in designing intervention programs...
  4. pmc A cross-sectional investigation of regional patterns of diet and cardio-metabolic risk in India
    Carrie R Daniel
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Nutr J 10:12. 2011
    ..The role of diet in India's rapidly progressing chronic disease epidemic is unclear; moreover, diet may vary considerably across North-South regions...
  5. pmc Illiteracy, low educational status, and cardiovascular mortality in India
    Mangesh S Pednekar
    Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra 400614, India
    BMC Public Health 11:567. 2011
    ..Influence of education, a marker of SES, on cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality has not been evaluated in low-income countries. To determine influence of education on CVD mortality a cohort study was performed in India...
  6. pmc Multi-center feasibility study evaluating recruitment, variability in risk factors and biomarkers for a diet and cancer cohort in India
    Rashmi Sinha
    National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:405. 2011
    ..The aim of this feasibility study was to evaluate whether a diet-focused cohort study of cancer could be established in India, providing insight into potentially unique diet and lifestyle exposures...
  7. pmc Factors affecting commencement and cessation of betel quid chewing behaviour in Malaysian adults
    Wan M N Ghani
    Oral Cancer Research and Coordinating Centre, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    BMC Public Health 11:82. 2011
    ..Unfortunately, data on Malaysian population is non-existent. This study aims to determine the factors associated with the inception and also cessation of betel quid chewing behaviour among Malaysian adults...
  8. pmc Association between tobacco use and body mass index in urban Indian population: implications for public health in India
    Mangesh S Pednekar
    Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, 601, Great Eastern Chambers, CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai 400614, India
    BMC Public Health 6:70. 2006
    ..15-0.25 g of tobacco) or chewed, is another important determinant of health. Tobacco use also may exert a strong influence on BMI...
  9. ncbi request reprint Concurrent alcohol and tobacco use among a middle-aged and elderly population in Mumbai
    Prakash C Gupta
    Healis, Sekhsaria Institute of Public Health, 601, Great Eastern Chambers, Plot 28, Sector 11, CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai 600614, Maharashtra, India
    Natl Med J India 18:88-91. 2005
    ..This study outlines the association between concurrent alcohol and tobacco use among a middle-aged and elderly population in a western Indian cohort after controlling for various sociodemographic factors...
  10. ncbi request reprint Tobacco, education & health
    P C Gupta
    Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, Navi Mumbai, India
    Indian J Med Res 126:289-99. 2007
    ..Tobacco use works against social and economic development and should be appropriately addressed through health education and tobacco cessation services particularly in the underprivileged, illiterate population...
  11. doi request reprint Tobacco use, body mass and cancer mortality in Mumbai Cohort Study
    Mangesh S Pednekar
    Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai, India
    Cancer Epidemiol 33:424-30. 2009
    ..These relationships are virtually unexplored in populations having patterns of both tobacco use and body habitus atypical of those typically enrolled in epidemiologic studies...
  12. doi request reprint Association of blood pressure and cardiovascular mortality in India: Mumbai cohort study
    Mangesh S Pednekar
    Healis, Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, Navi Mumbai, India
    Am J Hypertens 22:1076-84. 2009
    ..To determine all-cause and circulatory system (cardiovascular)-related mortality in subjects with different grades of hypertension, we performed a prospective study...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of smoking and tuberculosis in India
    Mangesh S Pednekar
    Healis, Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, Navi Mumbai, India
    Prev Med 44:496-8. 2007
    ..This paper examines the association between smoking (mainly bidi smoking) and tuberculosis in Mumbai, India...
  14. ncbi request reprint Joint effects of tobacco use and body mass on all-cause mortality in Mumbai, India: results from a population-based cohort study
    Mangesh S Pednekar
    Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, Belapur, India
    Am J Epidemiol 167:330-40. 2008
    ..Tobacco use and undernutrition are serious problems in India. The current study indicates that obesity may emerge as a serious public health problem with which tobacco use may interact...
  15. doi request reprint Intention to quit among Indian tobacco users: findings from International Tobacco Control Policy evaluation India pilot survey
    N S Surani
    Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    Indian J Cancer 49:431-7. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to understand factors encouraging intention to quit from the 2006 International Tobacco Control Policy (TCP) Evaluation India Pilot Study Survey...
  16. doi request reprint Association of body mass index with all-cause and cause-specific mortality: findings from a prospective cohort study in Mumbai (Bombay), India
    Mangesh S Pednekar
    Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, Mumbai 400614, India
    Int J Epidemiol 37:524-35. 2008
    ..A prospective cohort study was conducted in Mumbai (India) to study the association of relative body weight, as estimated by body mass index [BMI = weight (kg)/height(2) (m(2))], with mortality...
  17. doi request reprint Determinants of exposure to second-hand smoke at home and outside the home among students aged 11-17 years: results from the Mumbai Student Tobacco Survey 2010
    L J Raute
    Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, Navi Mumbai, India
    Indian J Cancer 49:419-24. 2012
    ..While no level of exposure to Second-hand smoke (SHS) is free of risk, 37% of students from South-East Asia region were exposed to SHS...
  18. doi request reprint Tobacco use and cessation counseling in India-data from the Global Health Professions Students Survey, 2005-09
    N S Surani
    Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, Navi Mumbai, India
    Indian J Cancer 49:425-30. 2012
    ..Tobacco use by health professionals reflects the failure of healthcare systems in protecting not only beneficiaries of the system but also those involved in health care delivery...
  19. doi request reprint Tobacco industry interference for pictorial warnings
    K C Oswal
    Healis Sekhsaria Institue for Public Health, 601 B Great Eastern Chambers, Plot No 28, Sector 11, CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai 400 614, India
    Indian J Cancer 47:101-4. 2010
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  20. doi request reprint Anemia in pregnant women who use smokeless tobacco
    Sreevidya Subramoney
    Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, Mumbai, India
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:917-20. 2008
    ..Further exploration and clarification of this association is therefore of considerable importance to public health...
  21. ncbi request reprint The relationship between tobacco advertisements and smoking status of youth in India
    Payal B Shah
    Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, Mumbai, India
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 9:637-42. 2008
    ..To examine the relationship between tobacco advertisements, counter-advertisements, and smoking status among Indian youth...
  22. doi request reprint Tobacco addiction
    Dorothy K Hatsukami
    University of Minnesota, Comprehensive Cancer Center and Psychiatry, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Lancet 371:2027-38. 2008
    ..The future of treatment resides in improvement in patient matching to treatment, combination or novel drugs, and viewing nicotine addiction as a chronic disorder that might need long-term treatment...
  23. doi request reprint Linking Global Youth Tobacco Survey 2003 and 2006 data to tobacco control policy in India
    Dhirendra Narain Sinha
    School of Preventive Oncology, A 27, Anandpuri, Boring Canal Rd, Patna 800001, Bihar, India
    J Sch Health 78:368-73. 2008
    ..During this same period, India conducted the Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) in 2003 and 2006 in an effort to track tobacco use among adolescents...
  24. ncbi request reprint Tobacco use among students and school personnel in India
    Dhirendra Narain Sinha
    School of Preventive Oncology A 27, Anandpuri, Boring Canal Road, Patna, India
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 8:417-21. 2007
    ..The WHO FCTC has recommended actions to monitor and limit the tobacco use in young age groups. One of the actions is to examine the prevalence of tobacco habits in school children 13-15 years of age and of personnel employed in schools...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effect of school policy on tobacco use by school personnel in Bihar, India
    Dhirendra N Sinha
    Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Homi Bhabha Road, Colaba, Mumbai 400 005, India
    J Sch Health 74:3-5. 2004
    ..Findings suggest that more extensive introduction of comprehensive school policies may help reduce tobacco use among school personnel...
  26. pmc Social disparities in tobacco use in Mumbai, India: the roles of occupation, education, and gender
    Glorian Sorensen
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1003-8. 2005
    ..We assessed social disparities in the prevalence of overall tobacco use, smoking, and smokeless tobacco use in Mumbai, India, by examining occupation-, education-, and gender-specific patterns...
  27. ncbi request reprint Teacher tobacco use and tobacco use prevention in two regions in India: qualitative research findings
    Glorian Sorensen
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Med 41:424-32. 2005
    ..This paper uses qualitative data to explore differences in tobacco use patterns and tobacco use prevention efforts among teachers in two Indian states with high versus low prevalence of tobacco use...
  28. pmc Prospective study of one million deaths in India: rationale, design, and validation results
    Prabhat Jha
    Centre for Global Health Research, Public Health Sciences, St Michael s Hospital, McLaughlin Centre for Molecular Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    PLoS Med 3:e18. 2006
    ..We report here on the rationale, design, and implementation of the world's largest prospective study of the causes and correlates of mortality...
  29. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of smoking and drinking among students in north-eastern India
    Dhirendra N Sinha
    Natl Med J India 16:49-50. 2003
  30. ncbi request reprint Teacher tobacco use and tobacco use prevention in two regions in India: results of the Global School Personnel Survey
    Glorian Sorensen
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Med 41:417-23. 2005
    ..This paper compares tobacco use patterns and tobacco use prevention efforts among teachers in two Indian states with high versus low prevalence of tobacco use...
  31. ncbi request reprint Tobacco use among students in Bihar (India)
    Dhirendra N Sinha
    School of Preventive Oncology, Patna, Bihar, India
    Indian J Public Health 48:111-7. 2004
    ..Teaching in schools regarding harmful effects of tobacco use was non-existent (3%). This urgently requires a comprehensive prevention program in schools and the community especially targeted towards girls...
  32. ncbi request reprint School policy and tobacco use by students in Bihar, India
    Dhirendra N Sinha
    School of Preventive Oncology, Patna, Bihar, India
    Indian J Public Health 48:118-22. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that the wider introduction of comprehensive school policies may help to reduce adolescent tobacco use...
  33. ncbi request reprint Tobacco and non-communicable diseases
    Prakash C Gupta
    Healis Sekhsaria Institute of Public Health, Navi Mumbai
    Indian J Public Health 48:105-10. 2004
  34. pmc Smokeless tobacco use, birth weight, and gestational age: population based, prospective cohort study of 1217 women in Mumbai, India
    Prakash C Gupta
    Epidemiology Research Unit, Tata Memorial Center, Dr Ernest Borges Marg, Parel, Mumbai 400012, India
    BMJ 328:1538. 2004
    ..To study the effect of using smokeless tobacco during pregnancy on babies' birth weight and gestational age at birth...
  35. ncbi request reprint Stage at diagnosis and relative differences in breast and prostate cancer incidence in India: comparison with the United States
    James R Hebert
    South Carolina Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA jhebert sc edu
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 7:547-55. 2006
    ..To examine and reconcile differences in incidence rates and stage-at-initial-presentation of prostate and breast cancers in India, a country in epidemiologic transition...
  36. ncbi request reprint Smokeless tobacco and health in India and South Asia
    Prakash C Gupta
    Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Homi Bhabha Road, Colaba, Mumbai, India
    Respirology 8:419-31. 2003
    ..Tobacco education must be imparted through schools, existing government health programmes and hospital outreach programmes...
  37. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption among middle-aged and elderly men: a community study from western India
    Prakash C Gupta
    Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Homi Bhabha Road, Colaba, Mumbai 400 005, India
    Alcohol Alcohol 38:327-31. 2003
    ..To assess the prevalence and pattern of alcohol use in a middle-aged and elderly population in Mumbai, India...
  38. ncbi request reprint Tobacco use among school personnel in Orissa
    Dhirendra N Sinha
    School of Preventive Oncology, Patna, Bihar, India
    Indian J Public Health 48:123-7. 2004
    ..Introduction of comprehensive school policies and enforcement on tobacco use may help to reduce adolescent and school personnel tobacco use...
  39. ncbi request reprint Tobacco use among teachers [corrected] in Uttar Pradesh & Uttaranchal, India
    Dhirendra N Sinha
    School of Preventive Oncology, Patna, Bihar, India
    Indian J Public Health 48:132-7. 2004
    ..First step towards this may be training of school personnel on tobacco use prevention skill and supply of teaching materials...
  40. ncbi request reprint Carcinogens in tobacco water
    Dhirendra Narain Sinha
    Natl Med J India 19:110-1. 2006
  41. ncbi request reprint Areca nut use in India
    Prakash C Gupta
    Indian J Med Sci 61:317-9. 2007
  42. ncbi request reprint Worsening sex ratio in India--some evidence from Mumbai
    Sreevidya Subramoney
    Indian J Med Res 125:592-4. 2007
  43. ncbi request reprint The Hitchhiker's Guide to Tobacco Control: a global assessment of harms, remedies, and controversies
    Ronald M Davis
    Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202 3450, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 28:171-94. 2007
    ..The Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (ratified by 140 countries as of October 1, 2006) provides a template outlining the ingredients for a comprehensive tobacco control campaign...
  44. doi request reprint A nationally representative case-control study of smoking and death in India
    Prabhat Jha
    Centre for Global Health Research, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    N Engl J Med 358:1137-47. 2008
    ..The nationwide effects of smoking on mortality in India have not been assessed reliably...
  45. ncbi request reprint Tobacco-specific nitrosamines in smokeless tobacco products marketed in India
    Irina Stepanov
    The Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Int J Cancer 116:16-9. 2005
    ..The results of our study demonstrate that exposure to substantial amounts of carcinogenic tobacco-specific nitrosamines through use of smokeless tobacco products remains a major problem in India...
  46. ncbi request reprint Tobacco use among school students in Goa, India
    Mangesh S Pednekar
    Healis Sekhsaria Institute of Public Health, Navi Mumbai
    Indian J Public Health 48:147-52. 2004
    ..Tobacco users (60.5%) as well as non-users (63%) favoured ban smoking in public places equally. Tobacco use by parents and close friends was positively associated with students' current tobacco use...
  47. ncbi request reprint Tobacco control practices by medical doctors in developing world; a questionnaire study
    Dhirendra N Sinha
    School of Preventive Oncology, Patna, Bihar, India
    Indian J Public Health 48:144-6. 2004
    ..To know about the tobacco control practices by medical doctors in Bihar, India...
  48. ncbi request reprint Dietary exposures and oral precancerous lesions in Srikakulam District, Andhra Pradesh, India
    James R Hebert
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina School of Public Health, Columbia 29208, USA
    Public Health Nutr 5:303-12. 2002
    ..To test the effect of dietary nutrients on oral precancerous lesions in a reverse-smoking (i.e. smoking with the glowing end inside the mouth) population in South India...