Li Ping Wong

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Affiliation: University of Malaya
Country: Malaysia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Issues surrounding HPV vaccine delivery in a multi-ethnic country in Asia: the physician's perspective
    Li Ping Wong
    Medical Education and Research Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Community Health 36:14-22. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Menstrual-related attitudes and symptoms among multi-racial Asian adolescent females
    Li Ping Wong
    Medical Education and Research Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Int J Behav Med 18:246-53. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Stigmatization and discrimination towards people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS by the general public in Malaysia
    L P Wong
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 42:1119-29. 2011
  4. pmc Health beliefs and practices related to dengue fever: a focus group study
    Li Ping Wong
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2310. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Prevalence and factors associated with HIV/AIDS-related stigma and discriminatory attitudes: a cross-sectional nationwide study
    Li Ping Wong
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Prev Med 57:S60-3. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Midlife crisis perceptions, experiences, help-seeking, and needs among multi-ethnic malaysian women
    Li Ping Wong
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Julius Centre University of Malaya JCUM, Centre of Population Health CePH, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Women Health 52:804-19. 2012
  7. pmc Qualitative inquiry into premarital sexual behaviours and contraceptive use among multiethnic young women: implications for education and future research
    Li Ping Wong
    Centre of Population Health CePH, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    PLoS ONE 7:e51745. 2012
  8. pmc An exploration of knowledge, attitudes and behaviours of young multiethnic Muslim-majority society in Malaysia in relation to reproductive and premarital sexual practices
    Li Ping Wong
    Centre of Population Health, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    BMC Public Health 12:865. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Physical, psychological and sexual effects in multi-ethnic Malaysian women who have undergone hysterectomy
    Li Ping Wong
    Centre of Population Health CePH, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 38:1095-105. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Factors associated with illegal motorcycle street racing and help-seeking intention
    Li Ping Wong
    Department of Social and Preventative Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Behav Med 38:54-63. 2012

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. doi request reprint Issues surrounding HPV vaccine delivery in a multi-ethnic country in Asia: the physician's perspective
    Li Ping Wong
    Medical Education and Research Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Community Health 36:14-22. 2011
    ..This study suggests the need to strengthen the infrastructure necessary for HPV vaccine delivery and to specifically target poor underserved women...
  2. doi request reprint Menstrual-related attitudes and symptoms among multi-racial Asian adolescent females
    Li Ping Wong
    Medical Education and Research Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Int J Behav Med 18:246-53. 2011
    ..Menstruation has important implications on the physical and emotional well-being of adolescents' reproductive health...
  3. ncbi request reprint Stigmatization and discrimination towards people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS by the general public in Malaysia
    L P Wong
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 42:1119-29. 2011
    ..HIV/AIDS-related stigma and discrimination were stronger among participants in rural settings. The differences indicate attitudes toward PLWHA are influenced by cultural differences...
  4. pmc Health beliefs and practices related to dengue fever: a focus group study
    Li Ping Wong
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2310. 2013
    ..The Health Belief Model was used as a framework to explore and understand dengue prevention behaviours...
  5. doi request reprint Prevalence and factors associated with HIV/AIDS-related stigma and discriminatory attitudes: a cross-sectional nationwide study
    Li Ping Wong
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Prev Med 57:S60-3. 2013
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  6. doi request reprint Midlife crisis perceptions, experiences, help-seeking, and needs among multi-ethnic malaysian women
    Li Ping Wong
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Julius Centre University of Malaya JCUM, Centre of Population Health CePH, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Women Health 52:804-19. 2012
    ..The use of religious coping for comfort and consolation was frequently reported; therefore, those providing midlife crisis prevention and intervention programs should consider involving faith-based interventions in the Malaysian setting...
  7. pmc Qualitative inquiry into premarital sexual behaviours and contraceptive use among multiethnic young women: implications for education and future research
    Li Ping Wong
    Centre of Population Health CePH, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    PLoS ONE 7:e51745. 2012
    ..This study was a qualitative investigation into sexual attitudes and behaviours, and contraceptive use among Malaysian youth, based on constructs from the health belief model, theory of reasoned action, and problem behaviour theory...
  8. pmc An exploration of knowledge, attitudes and behaviours of young multiethnic Muslim-majority society in Malaysia in relation to reproductive and premarital sexual practices
    Li Ping Wong
    Centre of Population Health, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    BMC Public Health 12:865. 2012
    ..This study aims to gain understanding of knowledge, attitudes and behaviours of young women in Malaysia concerning reproductive, contraception and premarital sexual practices...
  9. doi request reprint Physical, psychological and sexual effects in multi-ethnic Malaysian women who have undergone hysterectomy
    Li Ping Wong
    Centre of Population Health CePH, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 38:1095-105. 2012
    ..This study was undertaken to investigate the physical, psychological and sexual functioning effects in multi-ethnic Malaysian women who have undergone hysterectomy...
  10. doi request reprint Factors associated with illegal motorcycle street racing and help-seeking intention
    Li Ping Wong
    Department of Social and Preventative Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Behav Med 38:54-63. 2012
    ..52; 95% 0.37-0.73) were less likely to have high help-seeking intention than those with both parents who are strict. Study indicates a need for family-centered intervention to curb illegal street racing...
  11. doi request reprint Behavioral responses to the influenza A(H1N1) outbreak in Malaysia
    Li Ping Wong
    Medical Education and Research Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Behav Med 34:23-31. 2011
    ..The study highlights the need for provision of accurate information that increases risk avoidance and health protective behaviors, while at the same time decreases fear or panic in the general public...
  12. doi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes, practices and behaviors regarding deceased organ donation and transplantation in Malaysia's multi-ethnic society: a baseline study
    Li Ping Wong
    Medical Education and Research Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Clin Transplant 25:E22-31. 2011
    ..The study aims to explore the knowledge, attitudes, practices and behaviors regarding deceased organ donation and transplantation in the diverse ethnic communities in the state of Selangor, Malaysia...
  13. doi request reprint Knowledge and attitudes in regard to pandemic influenza A(H1N1) in a multiethnic community of Malaysia
    Li Ping Wong
    Medical Education and Research Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Int J Behav Med 18:112-21. 2011
    ..Assessment of general public's knowledge and attitudes toward the development and prevention of new disease outbreaks is imperative because they have profound effects on health behaviors and may contribute to the control of the epidemic...
  14. ncbi request reprint Information needs, preferred educational messages and channel of delivery, and opinion on strategies to promote organ donation: a multicultural perspective
    L P Wong
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 50603, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 51:790-5. 2010
    ..It aimed to provide insight into a culturally sensitive public education campaign to encourage organ donation in diverse ethnic communities in Asia, namely the Malays, Chinese and Indians...
  15. pmc Public perceptions and attitudes toward thalassaemia: Influencing factors in a multi-racial population
    Li Ping Wong
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    BMC Public Health 11:193. 2011
    ..This study, the first nationwide population based survey of thalassaemia in Malaysia, aimed to determine differences in public awareness, perceptions and attitudes toward thalassaemia in the multi-racial population in Malaysia...
  16. doi request reprint Premenstrual syndrome and dysmenorrhea: urban-rural and multiethnic differences in perception, impacts, and treatment seeking
    Li Ping Wong
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 24:272-7. 2011
    ..Recognizing the influential effects that these factors might have on shaping adolescents' attitudes is crucial in designing a more effective means of transmitting health information...
  17. pmc Socio-demographic and behavioural characteristics of illegal motorcycle street racers in Malaysia
    Li Ping Wong
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    BMC Public Health 11:446. 2011
    ..This study sought to understand the factors associated with street racing among the illegal motorcycle racers in Malaysia or known as the "Mat Rempit"...
  18. doi request reprint Attitudes toward menstruation, menstrual-related symptoms, and premenstrual syndrome among adolescent girls: a rural school-based survey
    Li Ping Wong
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Women Health 51:340-64. 2011
    ..Given that menstrual-related information was widely available from mothers, family, and social culture are potentially important in shaping good menstrual attitudes...
  19. doi request reprint Attitudes towards dysmenorrhoea, impact and treatment seeking among adolescent girls: a rural school-based survey
    Li Ping Wong
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Julius Center, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Aust J Rural Health 19:218-23. 2011
    ..Study aimed to determine the prevalence of dysmenorrhoea, its impact, and treatment-seeking behaviour of rural adolescent girls in Malaysia...
  20. doi request reprint Knowledge and attitudes about HPV infection, HPV vaccination, and cervical cancer among rural southeast Asian women
    Li Ping Wong
    Medical Education and Research Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Int J Behav Med 18:105-11. 2011
    ..The incidence of cervical cancer in developing countries is high and even higher among women in rural areas in these countries...
  21. doi request reprint Factors influencing the uptake of 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine in a multiethnic Asian population
    Li Ping Wong
    Medical Education and Research Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Vaccine 28:4499-505. 2010
    ..The study highlights the challenges in promoting the 2009 H1N1 vaccine. Ethnic-sensitive efforts are needed to maximize acceptance of H1N1 vaccines in countries with diverse ethnic communities and religious practices...
  22. doi request reprint Cervical cancer screening attitudes and beliefs of Malaysian women who have never had a pap smear: a qualitative study
    L P Wong
    Health Research Development United, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Int J Behav Med 15:289-92. 2008
    ..Attitudes toward cervical cancer and participation in early detection and screening services are well known to be profoundly affected by cultural beliefs and norms...
  23. pmc HIV/AIDS-related knowledge among Malaysian young adults: findings from a nationwide survey
    Li Ping Wong
    Health Research Development Unit HeRDU, University of Malaya, 50603, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, USA
    Medscape J Med 10:148. 2008
    ..A nationwide cross-sectional survey was conducted to assess the knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about HIV/AIDS among the Malaysian public. This article reports the findings of knowledge about HIV/AIDS among young adults...
  24. doi request reprint Physicians' experiences with HPV vaccine delivery: evidence from developing country with multiethnic populations
    Li Ping Wong
    Medical Education and Research Development Unit MERDU, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Vaccine 27:1622-7. 2009
    ..Physicians reported cultural disparities in vaccine uptake and perceived high vaccination cost limits its use...
  25. doi request reprint HPV information needs, educational messages and channel of delivery preferences: views from developing country with multiethnic populations
    Li Ping Wong
    Medical Education and Research Development Unit MERDU, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Vaccine 27:1410-5. 2009
    ..The findings serve as a basis for future intervention to develop research-based communication materials and strategies...
  26. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and awareness of cervical cancer and screening among Malaysian women who have never had a Pap smear: a qualitative study
    L P Wong
    Medical Education and Research Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Jalan Lembah Pantai, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 50:49-53. 2009
    ..A qualitative study was undertaken using face-to-face in-depth interviews to investigate knowledge, attitudes and beliefs on cervical cancer screening of Malaysian women...
  27. doi request reprint Preventing cervical cancer through human papillomavirus vaccination: perspective from focus groups
    Li Ping Wong
    Medical Education and Research Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 13:85-93. 2009
    ..The results are aimed to provide insights into the provision of appropriate educational and promotional program for effective immunization uptake...
  28. ncbi request reprint Focus group discussion: a tool for health and medical research
    L P Wong
    Health Research Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 50603, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 49:256-60; quiz 261. 2008
    ..A detailed methodology for the conduct of focus groups and analysis of focus group data are discussed. The potentials and limitations of this qualitative research technique are also highlighted...
  29. doi request reprint Role of men in promoting the uptake of HPV vaccinations: focus groups' finding from a developing country
    Li Ping Wong
    Medical Education and Research Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Int J Public Health 55:35-42. 2010
    ..Men involvement has important implication especially within the context that they are equally responsible for spreading the virus...
  30. pmc HIV/AIDS-Related Knowledge Among Malaysian Young Adults: Findings From a Nationwide Survey
    Li Ping Wong
    Health Research Development Unit HeRDU, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Int AIDS Soc 10:148. 2008
    ..The findings have important implications for the development of primary HIV/AIDS prevention programs for young adults in Malaysia...
  31. doi request reprint Ethnically diverse female university students' knowledge and attitudes toward human papillomavirus (HPV), HPV vaccination and cervical cancer
    Li Ping Wong
    Medical Education and Research Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 148:90-5. 2010
    ..This study aimed to assess knowledge and attitudes towards HPV infection, HPV vaccination and cervical cancer among female university students, to provide insight into development of HPV educational information...
  32. doi request reprint Dysmenorrhea in a multiethnic population of adolescent Asian girls
    Li Ping Wong
    Medical Education and Research Development Unit, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 108:139-42. 2010
    ..To determine the prevalence of dysmenorrhea, its impact, and the treatment-seeking behavior of adolescent Asian girls...
  33. doi request reprint Public sources of information and information needs for pandemic influenza A(H1N1)
    Li Ping Wong
    Medical Education and Research Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Community Health 35:676-82. 2010
    ..The findings highlight the importance of providing information that increases awareness and behavioral changes in disease prevention yet reduce fear...
  34. doi request reprint Young multiethnic women's attitudes toward the HPV vaccine and HPV vaccination
    Li Ping Wong
    Medical Education and Research Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 103:131-5. 2008
    ..To investigate the acceptability of the HPV vaccine among a multiethnic sample of young women in Malaysia...
  35. doi request reprint Correlates between risk perceptions of cervical cancer and screening practice
    Yut Lin Wong
    Julius Centre University of Malaya, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Prev Med 57:S24-6. 2013
    ..To identify the correlates between risk perceptions and cervical cancer screening among urban Malaysian women...
  36. doi request reprint Uncovering the experiences and needs of patients with chronic hepatitis B infection at diagnosis: a qualitative study
    Chirk Jenn Ng
    University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Asia Pac J Public Health 25:32-40. 2013
    ..This may entail public awareness campaign, implementation of pretest and posttest counseling, and educating doctors on how to communicate the diagnosis and management to patients accurately and sensitively...
  37. doi request reprint Maternal acceptance of human papillomavirus vaccine in Malaysia
    I Ching Sam
    Department of Medical Microbiology, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 50603, Malaysia
    J Adolesc Health 44:610-2. 2009
    ..7% and 55.8% for daughters and sons, respectively. Younger mothers, and those who knew someone with cancer, were more willing to vaccinate their daughters. If the vaccine was routine and cost free, acceptability rate was 97.8%...
  38. pmc Knowledge, attitudes and practices among people with chronic hepatitis B attending a hepatology clinic in Malaysia: a cross sectional study
    Rosmawati Mohamed
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Malaya 50603, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    BMC Public Health 12:601. 2012
    ..Hepatitis B (HBV) is the leading cause of cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma worldwide. This study assessed the knowledge, attitudes and practices of people with chronic HBV and the associated factors...
  39. pmc Genetic polymorphism of cytochrome P450 2C19 in healthy Malaysian subjects
    Y S Pang
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 58:332-5. 2004
    ..Although ethnic differences in its distribution of polymorphism has been described, it is not known whether there is an ethnic heterogeneity of the structure and expression of the CYP2C19 enzyme in the Malaysian population...