Affiliation: University of Edinburgh
- Muslim communities learning about second-hand smoke (MCLASS): study protocol for a pilot cluster randomised controlled trialHannah Ainsworth
York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, North Yorkshire YO10 5DD, England
Trials 14:295. 2013..The primary objectives for this pilot trial are to establish the feasibility of conducting such an evaluation and provide information to inform the design of a future definitive study...
- Determining the impact of smoking point of sale legislation among youth (Display) study: a protocol for an evaluation of public health policySally Haw
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Stirling, Stirling, UK
BMC Public Health 14:251. 2014..However, the impact of POS bans on smoking attitudes, behaviours and prevalence has yet to be determined...
- Women and tobacco: a call for including gender in tobacco control research, policy and practiceAmanda Amos
University of Edinburgh, Medical School, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK
Tob Control 21:236-43. 2012..In the present work, evidence about female tobacco use, progress, challenges and ways forward for developing gendered tobacco control is reviewed...
- Young people, smoking and gender--a qualitative explorationAmanda Amos
Public Health Sciences, Division of Community Health Sciences, Medical School, Edinburgh University, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK
Health Educ Res 22:770-81. 2007..The implications for programmes aimed at reducing smoking among young people, particularly the need for more gender-sensitive approaches, are discussed...
- 'You can't go without a fag...you need it for your hash'--a qualitative exploration of smoking, cannabis and young peopleAmanda Amos
Public Health Sciences, Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, UK
Addiction 99:77-81. 2004..To examine the relationship between smoking tobacco and cannabis use among smokers in their mid-to-late teens...
- Ambivalence and uncertainty: experiences of and attitudes towards addiction and smoking cessation in the mid-to-late teensAmanda Amos
Division of Community Health Sciences, Public Health Sciences, Medical School, Edinburgh University, UK
Health Educ Res 21:181-91. 2006..Young smokers should also be helped to understand how support may increase quitting success and how encourage quitting before smoking becomes entrenched in their daily routines...
- Promoting smoking cessation in Pakistani and Bangladeshi men in the UK: pilot cluster randomised controlled trial of trained community outreach workersRachna A Begh
UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
Trials 12:197. 2011....
- The re-shaping of the life-world: male British Bangladeshi smokers and the English smoke-free legislationGill Highet
Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, GP Section, 20 West Richmond Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9DX, UK
Ethn Health 16:519-33. 2011..To explore how male Bangladeshi smokers adapted to the English smoke-free legislation...
- Action to achieve smoke-free homes: an exploration of experts' viewsDeborah Ritchie
Nursing Studies, School of Health in Social Science, University of Edinburgh, Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, UK
BMC Public Health 9:112. 2009..Drawing on findings from a qualitative Scottish study, this paper identifies key issues and challenges that need to be considered when developing action to promote smoke-free homes at the national and local level...
- Public places after smoke-free--a qualitative exploration of the changes in smoking behaviourDeborah Ritchie
UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, Nursing Studies, School of Health in Social Science, University of Edinburgh, UK
Health Place 16:461-9. 2010..Pre-legislation differences in the communities appeared to influence the extent of these changes. Cultural and social contexts are important in shaping smoking behaviours and locating change within public places...
- Smoking spaces and practices in pubs, bars and clubs: young adults and the English smokefree legislationCatriona Rooke
UK Centre for Tobacco Studies, Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK
Health Place 19:108-15. 2013....
- 'I came back here and started smoking again': perceptions and experiences of quitting among disadvantaged smokersSusan Wiltshire
Department of Community Health Sciences, Edinburgh University, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK
Health Educ Res 18:292-303. 2003..The paper concludes that in order to facilitate and sustain smoking cessation, tobacco control interventions need to tackle both nicotine addiction and the material circumstances experienced by disadvantaged smokers...
- Image, context and transition: smoking in mid-to-late adolescenceSusan Wiltshire
Public Health Sciences, Division of Community Health Sciences, Medical School, Edinburgh University, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, UK
J Adolesc 28:603-17. 2005..The study also suggests that if smoke-free policies were extended to all workplaces, this would have a particular impact on smoking amongst older adolescents by hindering the transition from social to regular smoking...
- "It's like an addiction first thing...afterwards it's like a habit": daily smoking behaviour among people living in areas of deprivationAngus Bancroft
Public Health Sciences, Department of Community Health Sciences, Medical School, Edinburgh University, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK
Soc Sci Med 56:1261-7. 2003..Crucially, the influences on smoking described by respondents in this study were closely related to circumstances of socio-economic deprivation...
- Review of prevalence data in, and evaluation of methods for cross cultural adaptation of, UK surveys on tobacco and alcohol in ethnic minority groupsRaj Bhopal
Public Health Sciences Section, Division of Community Health Sciences, Medical School, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9AG
BMJ 328:76. 2004..To assess the adequacy of cross cultural adaptations of survey questions on self reported tobacco and alcohol consumption in the United Kingdom...
- Smoking in the home after the smoke-free legislation in Scotland: qualitative studyRichard Phillips
Public Health Sciences, Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Medical School, Edinburgh EH8 9AG
BMJ 335:553. 2007....
- Experiences of outreach workers in promoting smoking cessation to Bangladeshi and Pakistani men: longitudinal qualitative evaluationRachna A Begh
Allergy and Respiratory Research Group, Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH8 9AG, UK
BMC Public Health 11:452. 2011..We report on a qualitative evaluation of a community-based, outreach worker delivered, intervention that aimed to increase uptake of NHS smoking cessation services and tailor services to meet the needs of Bangladeshi and Pakistani men...
- "But it just has that sort of feel about it, a leper"--stigma, smoke-free legislation and public healthDeborah Ritchie
School of Health in Social Science, University of Edinburgh, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK
Nicotine Tob Res 12:622-9. 2010..Relatively little consideration has been given to the potentially negative, albeit unintended, consequences of smoke-free policies within different social and cultural contexts, in particular the increased stigmatization of smokers...
- Scottish smoke-free legislation and trends in smoking cessationFreya J I Fowkes
Public Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Addiction 103:1888-95. 2008..To investigate trends in smoking cessation before and after the introduction of Scottish smoke-free legislation and to assess the perceived influence of the legislation on giving up smoking and perceptions of the legislation in smokers...
- A qualitative study exploring why people do not participate in cardiac rehabilitation and coronary heart disease self-help groups, and their rehabilitation experience without these resourcesAngela Mary Jackson
The Research Unit in Health, Behaviour and Change, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Prim Health Care Res Dev 13:30-41. 2012..Rehabilitation difficulties and prevention challenges have been identified among people following MI, but the particular experience and perspective of CR and CHD group non-participants are largely unknown...
- A Scotland-wide pilot programme of smoking cessation services for young people: process and outcome evaluationWendy Gnich
Research Unit in Health, Behaviour and Change RUHBC, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Addiction 103:1866-74. 2008..To conduct an independent, external evaluation of a Scotland-wide youth cessation pilot programme, focusing upon service uptake and effectiveness...
- Equity impact of European individual-level smoking cessation interventions to reduce smoking in adults: a systematic reviewTamara Brown
1 UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies, Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Eur J Public Health 24:551-6. 2014..Smoking cessation support is an important element of tobacco control; however, the equity impact of individual-level cessation support is uncertain...
- 'These things don't happen in Greece': a qualitative study of Greek young people's attitudes to smoking, secondhand smoke and the smokefree legislationIoannis Tamvakas
UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, University of Edinburgh, UK
Health Educ Res 25:955-64. 2010....
- Promoting smoking cessation in Bangladeshi and Pakistani male adults: design of a pilot cluster randomised controlled trial of trained community smoking cessation workersRachna A Begh
UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
Trials 10:71. 2009....
- Adolescent smoking and family structure in EuropeDawn Griesbach
Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit CAHRU, Department of PE, Sport and Leisure Studies, University of Edinburgh, St Leonard s Land, Holyrood Road, EH8 8AQ, Edinburgh, UK
Soc Sci Med 56:41-52. 2003..Further research is needed to determine the possible reasons for this association...
- Children's resistance to parents' smoking in the home and car: a qualitative studyNeneh Rowa-Dewar
UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies, Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Addiction 109:645-52. 2014..This study aimed to explore children's accounts of family members' smoking in the home and car and the impact of their socio-economic circumstances...
- Equity impact of population-level interventions and policies to reduce smoking in adults: a systematic reviewTamara Brown
UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK
Drug Alcohol Depend 138:7-16. 2014..However, their equity impact is uncertain. The aim was to assess the effectiveness of population-level interventions/policies to reduce socioeconomic inequalities in adult smoking...
- Women and tobaccoJudith Mackay
TFI, World Health Organization, Hong Kong
Respirology 8:123-30. 2003..The greatest challenge and opportunity in primary preventive health in Asia and in other developing areas is to avert the predicted rise in smoking among women...
- 'They look like my kind of people'--perceptions of smoking images in youth magazinesLynn Macfadyen
Centre for Tobacco Control Research, University of Strathclyde, 173 Cathedral Street, G4 ORQ, Glasgow, UK
Soc Sci Med 56:491-9. 2003....
- Legislation on smoking in enclosed public places in Scotland: how will we evaluate the impact?Sally J Haw
NHS Health Scotland, Rosebery House, Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 5EZ, UK
J Public Health (Oxf) 28:24-30. 2006....
- The Hitchhiker's Guide to Tobacco Control: a global assessment of harms, remedies, and controversiesRonald 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...
- The challenges of getting youth cessation services rightAnn McNeill
Addiction 102:1023-4. 2007