Chi Pang Wen

Summary

Affiliation: National Health Research Institutes
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. pmc An investigation of the smoking behaviours of parents before, during and after the birth of their children in Taiwan
    Shu Fang Shih
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, 6F, No 17, Hsu Chow Rd, Taipei100, Taiwan
    BMC Public Health 8:67. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Exploring the relationships between diabetes and smoking: with the development of glucose equivalent concept for diabetes management
    Chi Pang Wen
    Division of Health Policy Research, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan Town, Miaoli County 350, Taiwan, ROC
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 73:70-6. 2006
  3. pmc Smoking attributable mortality for Taiwan and its projection to 2020 under different smoking scenarios
    C P Wen
    Division of Health Policy Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taipei, Taiwan
    Tob Control 14:i76-80. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint How opening the cigarette market led to an increase in betel quid use in Taiwan
    C P Wen
    Division of Health Policy Research, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan Town, Miaoli, Taiwan, ROC
    Public Health 119:940-4. 2005
  5. pmc The reduction of tuberculosis risks by smoking cessation
    Chi Pang Wen
    Division of Health Policy Research, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan
    BMC Infect Dis 10:156. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Increased mortality risks of pre-diabetes (impaired fasting glucose) in Taiwan
    Chi Pang Wen
    Division of Health Policy Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan, ROC
    Diabetes Care 28:2756-61. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Cancer risks from betel quid chewing beyond oral cancer: a multiple-site carcinogen when acting with smoking
    Chi Pang Wen
    Division of Health Policy Research and Development, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Miaoli County, Taiwan
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1427-35. 2010
  8. pmc Paradoxical increase in cigarette smuggling after the market opening in Taiwan
    C P Wen
    Division of Health Policy Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
    Tob Control 15:160-5. 2006
  9. doi request reprint All-cause mortality attributable to chronic kidney disease: a prospective cohort study based on 462 293 adults in Taiwan
    Chi Pang Wen
    Center for Health Policy Research and Development, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan
    Lancet 371:2173-82. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint A 10-year experience with universal health insurance in Taiwan: measuring changes in health and health disparity
    Chi Pang Wen
    Center for Health Policy Research and Development, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan
    Ann Intern Med 148:258-67. 2008

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. pmc An investigation of the smoking behaviours of parents before, during and after the birth of their children in Taiwan
    Shu Fang Shih
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, 6F, No 17, Hsu Chow Rd, Taipei100, Taiwan
    BMC Public Health 8:67. 2008
    ..To help fill the gap, this study investigated Taiwanese parents' smoking behaviours before, during and after the birth of their children, particularly focusing on smoking cessation during pregnancy and relapse after childbirth...
  2. ncbi request reprint Exploring the relationships between diabetes and smoking: with the development of glucose equivalent concept for diabetes management
    Chi Pang Wen
    Division of Health Policy Research, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan Town, Miaoli County 350, Taiwan, ROC
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 73:70-6. 2006
    ..Appreciating this concept has a potential to change the paradigm of diabetes management, to bridge the clinical disconnect between the two, and to provide new ammunition for the diabetes epidemic in Taiwan...
  3. pmc Smoking attributable mortality for Taiwan and its projection to 2020 under different smoking scenarios
    C P Wen
    Division of Health Policy Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taipei, Taiwan
    Tob Control 14:i76-80. 2005
    ..To estimate smoking attributable mortality (SAM) in Taiwan for the years 2001 through 2020 under scenarios of reductions in smoking rates by 0%, 2%, 4%, and 10% per year...
  4. ncbi request reprint How opening the cigarette market led to an increase in betel quid use in Taiwan
    C P Wen
    Division of Health Policy Research, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan Town, Miaoli, Taiwan, ROC
    Public Health 119:940-4. 2005
  5. pmc The reduction of tuberculosis risks by smoking cessation
    Chi Pang Wen
    Division of Health Policy Research, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan
    BMC Infect Dis 10:156. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the benefits of smoking cessation on TB mortality reduction...
  6. ncbi request reprint Increased mortality risks of pre-diabetes (impaired fasting glucose) in Taiwan
    Chi Pang Wen
    Division of Health Policy Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan, ROC
    Diabetes Care 28:2756-61. 2005
    ..The objective of this article was to assess mortality risks at different levels of fasting blood glucose (FBG) in Taiwan, with particular attention to those pre-diabetic subjects with impaired fasting glucose (IFG)...
  7. doi request reprint Cancer risks from betel quid chewing beyond oral cancer: a multiple-site carcinogen when acting with smoking
    Chi Pang Wen
    Division of Health Policy Research and Development, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Miaoli County, Taiwan
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1427-35. 2010
    ..This cohort study is to assess the extent of cancer risks of betel quid chewing (without tobacco added) beyond oral cancer, as such information was limited from case-control studies...
  8. pmc Paradoxical increase in cigarette smuggling after the market opening in Taiwan
    C P Wen
    Division of Health Policy Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
    Tob Control 15:160-5. 2006
    ..To assess the magnitude of cigarette smuggling after the market opened in Taiwan...
  9. doi request reprint All-cause mortality attributable to chronic kidney disease: a prospective cohort study based on 462 293 adults in Taiwan
    Chi Pang Wen
    Center for Health Policy Research and Development, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan
    Lancet 371:2173-82. 2008
    ..We assessed prevalence and mortality risks for all stages of chronic kidney disease and quantified its attributable mortality in Taiwan...
  10. ncbi request reprint A 10-year experience with universal health insurance in Taiwan: measuring changes in health and health disparity
    Chi Pang Wen
    Center for Health Policy Research and Development, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan
    Ann Intern Med 148:258-67. 2008
    ..Coverage expanded from 57% of the population (before the introduction of national health insurance) to 98%...
  11. doi request reprint Is high serum uric acid a risk marker or a target for treatment? Examination of its independent effect in a large cohort with low cardiovascular risk
    Chi Pang Wen
    Division of Health Policy Research and Development, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Miaoli, Taiwan
    Am J Kidney Dis 56:273-88. 2010
    ..Cohort studies evaluating increased uric acid level as a cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factor have shown variable results; studies are particularly lacking in lower risk populations...
  12. pmc The health benefits of smoking cessation for adult smokers and for pregnant women in Taiwan
    C P Wen
    Division of Health Policy Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taipei, Taiwan
    Tob Control 14:i56-61. 2005
    ..To assess the benefits of smoking cessation regarding mortality reduction after smokers quit, and regarding the health of newborns after smoking mothers quit...
  13. pmc Facilitating the critical process in tobacco control
    C P Wen
    Division of Health Policy Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taipei, Taiwan
    Tob Control 14:i1-3. 2005
  14. pmc Role of parents and peers in influencing the smoking status of high school students in Taiwan
    C P Wen
    Division of Health Policy Research, National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli, Taiwan
    Tob Control 14:i10-5. 2005
    ..To assess parental influence on smoking behaviour by high school students in an Asian culture and to compare the relative importance of parental and peer influence...
  15. pmc Uncovering the relation between betel quid chewing and cigarette smoking in Taiwan
    C P Wen
    Division of Health Policy Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taipei, Taiwan
    Tob Control 14:i16-22. 2005
    ..To describe the characteristics of betel quid chewers and to investigate the behavioural and mortality relations between betel quid chewing and cigarette smoking...
  16. doi request reprint Minimum amount of physical activity for reduced mortality and extended life expectancy: a prospective cohort study
    Chi Pang Wen
    Institute of Population Science, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan
    Lancet 378:1244-53. 2011
    ..We assessed the health benefits of a range of volumes of physical activity in a Taiwanese population...
  17. pmc Excess injury mortality among smokers: a neglected tobacco hazard
    C P Wen
    Division of Health Policy Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taipei, Taiwan
    Tob Control 14:i28-32. 2005
    ..To assess the mortality risks from injuries for smokers and ex-smokers and to quantify the mortality burden of smoking from injury in Taiwan...
  18. pmc Are marketing campaigns in Taiwan by foreign tobacco companies targeting young smokers?
    C P Wen
    Health Policy Division, National Health Research Institutes, Taipei, Taiwan
    Tob Control 14:i38-44. 2005
    ..To assess the impact of promotions on cigarette sales in Taiwan after the cigarette market opened to foreign companies, and to assess whether young smokers were targeted by these companies...
  19. pmc The impact of the cigarette market opening in Taiwan
    C P Wen
    Division of Health Policy Research, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan Town, Taipei, Taiwan
    Tob Control 14:i4-9. 2005
    ..To assess the effect of the opening of the Taiwanese cigarette market on cigarette consumption, changes in market share, and the effects on tobacco control efforts...
  20. pmc Smoking behaviour in Taiwan, 2001
    C P Wen
    Division of Health Policy Research, National Health Research Institute, Taipei, Taiwan
    Tob Control 14:i51-5. 2005
    ..To examine smoking behaviours in Taiwan and compare those behaviours to those in the USA...
  21. doi request reprint Are Asians at greater mortality risks for being overweight than Caucasians? Redefining obesity for Asians
    Chi Pang Wen
    Center for Health Policy Research and Development, National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli County, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Public Health Nutr 12:497-506. 2009
    ..0-24.9 kg/m2 for overweight and BMI >or= 25.0 kg/m2 for obesity) suggested by the WHO Western Pacific Regional Office are appropriate...
  22. ncbi request reprint The mortality risks of smokers in Taiwan: Part I: cause-specific mortality
    Chi Pang Wen
    Division of Health Policy Research, National Health Research Institute, Taipei, Taiwan
    Prev Med 39:528-35. 2004
    ..This study aims to quantify cause-specific mortality risks among cigarette smokers in Taiwan...
  23. doi request reprint Making hypertensive smokers motivated in quitting: developing 'blood pressure equivalence of smoking'
    Chi Pang Wen
    Center for Health Policy Research and Development, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
    J Hypertens 26:672-7. 2008
    ..To express the increased risk from smoking in terms of 'blood pressure' so that hypertensive smokers are motivated into quitting...
  24. ncbi request reprint High prevalence and low awareness of CKD in Taiwan: a study on the relationship between serum creatinine and awareness from a nationally representative survey
    Chih Cheng Hsu
    Center for Health Policy Research and Development, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan
    Am J Kidney Dis 48:727-38. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to estimate the awareness rate of CKD in Taiwan to promote early detection of CKD in this country...
  25. ncbi request reprint Bridging the gap in life expectancy of the aborigines in Taiwan
    Chi Pang Wen
    National Health Research Institutes, Division of Health Policy Research, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Int J Epidemiol 33:320-7. 2004
    ..The objectives of this study are to quantify the contribution of major causes of death to the gap in life expectancy and to propose initiatives to bridge the health gap between aborigines and the general population...
  26. ncbi request reprint The effect of the market opening on trends in smoking rates in Taiwan
    Chih Cheng Hsu
    Division of Health Policy Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taipei, Taiwan
    Health Policy 74:69-76. 2005
    ..To examine smoking rates before and after the opening of the market to foreign imports...
  27. doi request reprint Adiposity, its related biologic risk factors, and suicide: a cohort study of 542,088 taiwanese adults
    Shu Sen Chang
    China Medical University Hospital, and Institute of Population Health Science, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan, Miaoli County 350, Taiwan
    Am J Epidemiol 175:804-15. 2012
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  28. pmc Smoking attributable medical expenditures, years of potential life lost, and the cost of premature death in Taiwan
    M C Yang
    Institute of Health Care Organization Administration, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Tob Control 14:i62-70. 2005
    ..To estimate the smoking attributable medical expenditures and productivity loss of people aged 35 and over in Taiwan in 2001 from a societal viewpoint...
  29. pmc Hepatocellular carcinoma risk prediction model for the general population: the predictive power of transaminases
    Chi Pang Wen
    Institute of Population Science, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:1599-611. 2012
    ..We developed five simple risk prediction models based on clinically available data from the general population...
  30. pmc Nighttime sleep, Chinese afternoon nap, and mortality in the elderly
    Tzuo Yun Lan
    Division of Gerontology Research, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan
    Sleep 30:1105-10. 2007
    ..Data from a prospective cohort study of the elderly in Taiwan were used to examine the relationship among nighttime sleep, Chinese afternoon nap, and mortality...
  31. pmc Reducing health disparity in Taiwan: quantifying the role of smoking
    T Y Cheng
    Division of Health Policy Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taipei, Taiwan
    Tob Control 14:i23-7. 2005
    ..To assess the impact of smoking disparities on health disparities, in terms of gap in life expectancy, in Taiwan cities and counties...
  32. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking and proteinuria in Taiwanese men with Type 2 diabetes mellitus
    C C Hsu
    Division of Health Policy Research and Development, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan
    Diabet Med 27:295-302. 2010
    ..Cigarette smoking is a well-known risk factor associated with diabetic nephropathy. The objective of this study was to further investigate the dose-response effect of tobacco exposure on proteinuria in males with Type 2 diabetes...