Marcela Fu

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Country: Spain

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Variability in the correlation between nicotine and PM2.5 as airborne markers of second-hand smoke exposure
    Marcela Fu
    Tobacco Control Unit, Cancer Control and Prevention Programme, Institut Català d Oncologia ICO, Av Granvia de L Hospitalet 199 203, 08908 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain Cancer Control and Prevention Group, Institut d Investigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge IDIBELL, Av Granvia de L Hospitalet 199 203, 08908 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain Department of Clinical Sciences, School of Medicine, Universitat de Barcelona Pavelló de Govern, c Feixa Llarga s n, 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain Electronic address
    Environ Res 127:49-55. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Association between time to first cigarette after waking up and salivary cotinine concentration
    Marcela Fu
    Tobacco Control Unit, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Av Gran Via de L Hospitalet 199 203, 08908 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:168-72. 2011
  3. pmc Salivary cotinine concentrations in daily smokers in Barcelona, Spain: a cross-sectional study
    Marcela Fu
    Tobacco Control and Research Unit, Institut Català d Oncologia ICO IDIBELL, Av Gran Via de L Hospitalet 199 203, 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Public Health 9:320. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint [Nicotine dependence and readiness to quit smoking in the Spanish population]
    Marcela Fu
    Unidad de Control del Tabaquismo, Programa de Prevención y Control del Cáncer, Institut Català d Oncologia ICO Av Gran Via de L Hospitalet, 199 203 08908 L Hospitalet de Llobregat Barcelona
    Adicciones 23:103-9. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Exposure to second-hand smoke in primary health care centres in Catalonia, Spain (2006)
    Marcela Fu
    Tobacco Control and Research Unit, Institut Català d Oncologia ICO IDIBELL, Av Gran Via de l Hospitalet, 199 203, E 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Res 109:775-8. 2009
  6. pmc Impact of the Spanish smoking law on exposure to second-hand smoke and respiratory health in hospitality workers: a cohort study
    Esteve Fernandez
    Tobacco Research and Control Unit, Institut Catala d Oncologia, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 4:e4244. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Assessment of exposure to secondhand smoke by questionnaire and salivary cotinine in the general population of Barcelona, Spain (2004-2005)
    Jose M Martínez-Sánchez
    Tobacco Control and Research Unit, Institut Català d Oncologia ICO, L Hospitalet de Llobregat Barcelona, Spain
    Prev Med 48:218-23. 2009
  8. pmc Impact of the Spanish smoking law on exposure to secondhand smoke in offices and hospitality venues: before-and-after study
    Manel Nebot
    Public Health Agency, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 117:344-7. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Second-hand smoke in hospitals in Catalonia (2009): a cross-sectional study measuring PM2.5 and vapor-phase nicotine
    Xisca Sureda
    Institut Català d Oncologia IDIBELL, L Hospitalet, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Res 110:750-5. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Stages of change, smoking characteristics, and cotinine concentrations in smokers: setting priorities for smoking cessation
    Marcela Fu
    Tobacco Control Unit, Cancer Control and Prevention Programme, Institut Català d Oncologia ICO, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Prev Med 52:139-45. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Variability in the correlation between nicotine and PM2.5 as airborne markers of second-hand smoke exposure
    Marcela Fu
    Tobacco Control Unit, Cancer Control and Prevention Programme, Institut Català d Oncologia ICO, Av Granvia de L Hospitalet 199 203, 08908 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain Cancer Control and Prevention Group, Institut d Investigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge IDIBELL, Av Granvia de L Hospitalet 199 203, 08908 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain Department of Clinical Sciences, School of Medicine, Universitat de Barcelona Pavelló de Govern, c Feixa Llarga s n, 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain Electronic address
    Environ Res 127:49-55. 2013
    ..In the absence of other sources of combustion, air nicotine and PM2.5 measures can be used indoors, while PM2.5 should be used outdoors with caution...
  2. doi request reprint Association between time to first cigarette after waking up and salivary cotinine concentration
    Marcela Fu
    Tobacco Control Unit, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Av Gran Via de L Hospitalet 199 203, 08908 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:168-72. 2011
    ..We aimed to test whether time to first cigarette is associated with salivary cotinine...
  3. pmc Salivary cotinine concentrations in daily smokers in Barcelona, Spain: a cross-sectional study
    Marcela Fu
    Tobacco Control and Research Unit, Institut Català d Oncologia ICO IDIBELL, Av Gran Via de L Hospitalet 199 203, 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Public Health 9:320. 2009
    ..This study describes and characterizes determinants of salivary cotinine concentration in a sample of Spanish adult daily smoker men and women...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Nicotine dependence and readiness to quit smoking in the Spanish population]
    Marcela Fu
    Unidad de Control del Tabaquismo, Programa de Prevención y Control del Cáncer, Institut Català d Oncologia ICO Av Gran Via de L Hospitalet, 199 203 08908 L Hospitalet de Llobregat Barcelona
    Adicciones 23:103-9. 2011
    ..To describe the nicotine dependence and readiness to quit smoking in the smoker population...
  5. ncbi request reprint Exposure to second-hand smoke in primary health care centres in Catalonia, Spain (2006)
    Marcela Fu
    Tobacco Control and Research Unit, Institut Català d Oncologia ICO IDIBELL, Av Gran Via de l Hospitalet, 199 203, E 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Res 109:775-8. 2009
    ..01-0.08); direction area 0.01 microg/m(3) (IQR: 0.01-0.01); continued care 0.01 microg/m(3) (IQR: 0.01-0.07). Results showed that airborne nicotine levels were very low, with 46.7% of primary health centres being free of SHS...
  6. pmc Impact of the Spanish smoking law on exposure to second-hand smoke and respiratory health in hospitality workers: a cohort study
    Esteve Fernandez
    Tobacco Research and Control Unit, Institut Catala d Oncologia, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 4:e4244. 2009
    ..We aimed to evaluate the impact of the law among hospitality workers by assessing second-hand smoke (SHS) exposure and the frequency of respiratory symptoms before and one year after the ban...
  7. doi request reprint Assessment of exposure to secondhand smoke by questionnaire and salivary cotinine in the general population of Barcelona, Spain (2004-2005)
    Jose M Martínez-Sánchez
    Tobacco Control and Research Unit, Institut Català d Oncologia ICO, L Hospitalet de Llobregat Barcelona, Spain
    Prev Med 48:218-23. 2009
    ..To estimate the prevalence of self-reported exposure to secondhand smoke (SHS) in different settings and to describe salivary cotinine concentration and its determinants among non-smokers...
  8. pmc Impact of the Spanish smoking law on exposure to secondhand smoke in offices and hospitality venues: before-and-after study
    Manel Nebot
    Public Health Agency, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 117:344-7. 2009
    ..The objective of the study is to assess the impact of the Spanish smoking law on exposure to secondhand smoke (SHS) in enclosed workplaces, including hospitality venues...
  9. doi request reprint Second-hand smoke in hospitals in Catalonia (2009): a cross-sectional study measuring PM2.5 and vapor-phase nicotine
    Xisca Sureda
    Institut Català d Oncologia IDIBELL, L Hospitalet, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Res 110:750-5. 2010
    ..5)) and to assess the association between second-hand smoke exposure in main entrances (outdoors) and halls and between PM(2.5) and airborne nicotine concentrations...
  10. doi request reprint Stages of change, smoking characteristics, and cotinine concentrations in smokers: setting priorities for smoking cessation
    Marcela Fu
    Tobacco Control Unit, Cancer Control and Prevention Programme, Institut Català d Oncologia ICO, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Prev Med 52:139-45. 2011
    ..We assessed whether the salivary cotinine content of daily smokers varied with the readiness to quit and smoking characteristics...
  11. ncbi request reprint Secondhand smoke in hospitals of Catalonia (Spain) before and after a comprehensive ban on smoking at the national level
    Esteve Fernandez
    Tobacco Control and Research Unit, Cancer Prevention and Control Department, Institut Català d Oncologia IDIBELL, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    Prev Med 47:624-8. 2008
    ..To assess changes in secondhand smoke exposure by means of airborne nicotine concentrations in public hospitals of Catalonia (Spain) before and after a comprehensive national smoking ban...
  12. doi request reprint Impact of the Spanish smoking law in smoker hospitality workers
    Jose M Martínez-Sánchez
    Tobacco Research and Control Unit, Institut Català d Oncologia IDIBELL, and Department of Clinical Sciences, School of Medicine, Campus of Bellvitge, Universitat de Barcelona, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1099-106. 2009
    ..The objective was to evaluate the impact of the law among hospitality workers who smoke...
  13. doi request reprint Two-year impact of the Spanish smoking law on exposure to secondhand smoke: evidence of the failure of the 'Spanish model'
    Maria J Lopez
    Public Health Agency of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Tob Control 21:407-11. 2012
    ..This study aimed to assess the long-term impact of the Spanish smoking law on SHS levels, using a specific and objective marker...
  14. doi request reprint Nicotine depedence and salivary cotinine concentration in daily smokers
    Marcela Fu
    Tobacco Control Unit, Cancer Control and Prevention Programme, Institut Català d Oncologia ICO, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Cancer Prev 21:96-102. 2012
    ..Salivary cotinine levels were associated with nicotine dependence as measured by the FTND, especially with the items on daily tobacco consumption, time to first cigarette after waking up, and smoking more in the first hours of the day...
  15. doi request reprint Secondhand smoke levels in public building main entrances: outdoor and indoor PM2.5 assessment
    Xisca Sureda
    Tobacco Control Unit, Cancer Prevention and Control Programme, Institut Català d Oncologia ICO, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Tob Control 21:543-8. 2012
    ..To describe secondhand smoke (SHS) levels in halls and main entrances (outdoors) in different buildings by measurement of PM(2.5) and airborne nicotine...
  16. ncbi request reprint Impact of the Spanish smoke-free legislation on adult, non-smoker exposure to secondhand smoke: cross-sectional surveys before (2004) and after (2012) legislation
    Xisca Sureda
    Tobacco Control Unit, Cancer Control and Prevention Programme, Institut Català d Oncologia ICO, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain Cancer Control and Prevention Group, Institut d Investigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge IDIBELL, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain Department of Clinical Sciences, School of Medicine, Universitat de Barcelona, L Hospitalet del Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 9:e89430. 2014
    ..The objective of the study is to evaluate changes in exposure to secondhand smoke among the adult non-smoking population before the first law (2004-05) and after the second law (2011-12)...
  17. doi request reprint Impact of the 2011 Spanish smoking ban in hospitality venues: indoor secondhand smoke exposure and influence of outdoor smoking
    Maria J Lopez
    Evaluation and Intervention Methods Service, Public Health Agency of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:992-6. 2013
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  18. pmc Smoking behaviour, involuntary smoking, attitudes towards smoke-free legislations, and tobacco control activities in the European Union
    Jose M Martínez-Sánchez
    Tobacco Control Unit, Institut Català d Oncologia ICO, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 5:e13881. 2010
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  19. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation in hospital workers: effectiveness of a coordinated program in 33 hospitals in Catalonia (Spain)
    Cristina Martinez
    Tobacco Control and Research Unit, Institut Català d Oncologia IDIBELL, L Hospitalet, Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Nurs 35:327-36. 2012
    ..The Catalan Network of Smoke-free Hospitals coordinates a smoking cessation program addressed to hospital workers. The program included training in tobacco cessation, a common software, and free access to pharmacological treatments...
  20. pmc Tobacco control policies in hospitals before and after the implementation of a national smoking ban in Catalonia, Spain
    Cristina Martinez
    Tobacco Control and Research Unit, Cancer Prevention and Control Department, Institut Català d Oncologia IDIBELL, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    BMC Public Health 9:160. 2009
    ..This study assesses the progression of tobacco control policies in the Catalan Network of Smoke-free Hospitals before and after a comprehensive national smoking ban...
  21. doi request reprint Secondhand smoke exposure in spanish adult non-smokers following the introduction of an anti-smoking law
    Oksana Lushchenkova
    Servicio de Prevencion y Control del Cancer, Institut Catala d Oncologia, IDIBELL, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain Servicio de Medicina Preventiva y Epidemiología, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Rev Esp Cardiol (Engl Ed) 61:687-94. 2008
    ..The aim was to investigate the prevalence of secondhand smoke exposure and active smoking in the Spanish population following the introduction of an anti-smoking law...
  22. ncbi request reprint Safety belt and mobile phone usage in vehicles in Barcelona (Spain)
    Jose M Martínez-Sánchez
    Tobacco Control Unit, Cancer Prevention and Control Programme, Institut Català d Oncologia ICO, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain Cancer Control and Prevention Group, Institut d Investigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge IDIBELL, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain Biostatistics Unit, Department of Basic Science, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Sant Cugat del Vallès, Barcelona, Spain Electronic address
    Gac Sanit 28:305-8. 2014
    ..To describe the prevalence and correlates of safety belt and mobile phone usage in vehicles in the city of Barcelona (Spain)...
  23. doi request reprint [Variability in cigarette consumption according to the data source in Spain (1993-2009)]
    Jose M Martínez-Sánchez
    Unitat de Control del Tabaquisme, Programa de Prevenció i Control del Càncer, Institut Catala d Oncologia, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 27:61-3. 2013
    ..To assess the variability in the number of cigarettes smoked per person per day in Spain according to the information source (health surveys versus legal sales)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Do smoke-free policies in work and public places increase smoking in private venues?
    Jose M Martínez-Sánchez
    Tobacco Control Unit, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Institut Català d Oncologia ICO, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Tob Control 23:204-7. 2014
    ..To evaluate the correlation between the implementation of tobacco control policies, particularly smoke-free bans at work and in public places, and smoking prevalence in private venues in the 27 countries of the European Union...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Feasibility of following up a representative sample of the adult population in Barcelona (Spain)]
    Jose M Martínez-Sánchez
    Unitat de Control del Tabaquisme, Programa de Prevenció i Control del Càncer, Institut Català d Oncologia ICO, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 27:463-5. 2013
    ..6%) declined to participate in the follow-up. The participation rate in the feasibility study was 52%. In conclusion, the results of our study show a good feasibility of conducting a follow-up study 8 years after the baseline study. ..