Terry F Pechacek

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc How acute and reversible are the cardiovascular risks of secondhand smoke?
    Terry F Pechacek
    Office on Smoking and Health K 50, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    BMJ 328:980-3. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Exposure to secondhand smoke in the workplace: serum cotinine by occupation
    Pascale M Wortley
    Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, N E MS K50, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:503-9. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Surveillance for cancers associated with tobacco use--United States, 1999-2004
    Sherri L Stewart
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 57:1-33. 2008
  4. pmc Long-term trends in adolescent and young adult smoking in the United States: metapatterns and implications
    David E Nelson
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Emerging Investigation and Analytic Methods Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Mailstop K 67, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:905-15. 2008
  5. pmc Tobacco use among racial and ethnic population subgroups of adolescents in the United States
    Ralph S Caraballo
    Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Mail stop K 50, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A39. 2006
  6. pmc Law as a tool for preventing chronic diseases: expanding the spectrum of effective public health strategies
    George A Mensah
    Cardiovascular Health Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 1:A11. 2004
  7. pmc Law as a tool for preventing chronic diseases: expanding the range of effective public health strategies
    George A Mensah
    Cardiovascular Health Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 1:A13. 2004
  8. pmc The National Tobacco Control Program: focusing on policy to broaden impact
    Myra Wisotzky
    Global Tobacco Control Program, Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Public Health Rep 119:303-10. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Self-reported cigarette smoking vs. serum cotinine among U.S. adolescents
    Ralph S Caraballo
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:19-25. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Tobacco-specific nitrosamines in tobacco from U.S. brand and non-U.S. brand cigarettes
    David L Ashley
    Division of Laboratory Sciences, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:323-31. 2003

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc How acute and reversible are the cardiovascular risks of secondhand smoke?
    Terry F Pechacek
    Office on Smoking and Health K 50, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    BMJ 328:980-3. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Exposure to secondhand smoke in the workplace: serum cotinine by occupation
    Pascale M Wortley
    Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, N E MS K50, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:503-9. 2002
    ..In conclusion, workplace exposure to secondhand smoke varied by occupation, and decreases in exposure occurred between 1988 to 1991 and 1991 to 1994...
  3. ncbi request reprint Surveillance for cancers associated with tobacco use--United States, 1999-2004
    Sherri L Stewart
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 57:1-33. 2008
    ..e., referred to as tobacco-related cancer in this report). These data are important for initiation, monitoring, and evaluation of targeted tobacco prevention and control measures...
  4. pmc Long-term trends in adolescent and young adult smoking in the United States: metapatterns and implications
    David E Nelson
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Emerging Investigation and Analytic Methods Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Mailstop K 67, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:905-15. 2008
    ..We sought to describe long-term adolescent and young adult smoking trends and patterns...
  5. pmc Tobacco use among racial and ethnic population subgroups of adolescents in the United States
    Ralph S Caraballo
    Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Mail stop K 50, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A39. 2006
    ..g., Asian, Hispanic) instead of subgroups (e.g., Vietnamese, Cuban). The objective of this study was to evaluate cigarette smoking among U.S. youths by racial and ethnic subgroups...
  6. pmc Law as a tool for preventing chronic diseases: expanding the spectrum of effective public health strategies
    George A Mensah
    Cardiovascular Health Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 1:A11. 2004
  7. pmc Law as a tool for preventing chronic diseases: expanding the range of effective public health strategies
    George A Mensah
    Cardiovascular Health Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 1:A13. 2004
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  8. pmc The National Tobacco Control Program: focusing on policy to broaden impact
    Myra Wisotzky
    Global Tobacco Control Program, Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Public Health Rep 119:303-10. 2004
    ..This article outlines those strategies, critical success factors, and challenges associated with policy-based interventions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Self-reported cigarette smoking vs. serum cotinine among U.S. adolescents
    Ralph S Caraballo
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:19-25. 2004
    ..1% discrepancy among self-reported smokers. Efforts to improve the validity of self-reported cigarette smoking will benefit tobacco-related surveillance, evaluation, and research activities for adolescents...
  10. ncbi request reprint Tobacco-specific nitrosamines in tobacco from U.S. brand and non-U.S. brand cigarettes
    David L Ashley
    Division of Laboratory Sciences, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:323-31. 2003
    ..S. brands purchased in the same country. The findings suggest that TSNA levels in tobacco can be substantially reduced in some cigarettes...
  11. pmc Health communication ethics and CDC quality-control guidelines for information
    Jeffrey W McKenna
    Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Public Health Rep 118:193-6. 2003
  12. doi request reprint Cigarettes smoked per day among high school students in the U.S., 1991-2009
    Sherry E Jones
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta GA 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:297-9. 2011
    ..Recent declines in current cigarette smoking among youth are encouraging, but less is known about the trends in the number of cigarettes smoked per day among youth...
  13. pmc Trends in the exposure of nonsmokers in the U.S. population to secondhand smoke: 1988-2002
    James L Pirkle
    Division of Laboratory Science, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:853-8. 2006
    ..Our findings suggest that recent public health efforts to reduce such exposures have had an important effect, although children and non-Hispanic black nonsmokers show relatively higher levels of serum cotinine...
  14. pmc State tobacco control spending and youth smoking
    John A Tauras
    Department of Economics m c 144, University of Illinois at Chicago, 601 South Morgan, Chicago, IL 60607 7121, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:338-44. 2005
    ..We examined the relationship between state-level tobacco control expenditures and youth smoking prevalence and cigarette consumption...
  15. pmc The impact of tobacco control programs on adult smoking
    Matthew C Farrelly
    Division of Public Health and Environment, RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Rd, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:304-9. 2008
    ..We examined whether state tobacco control programs are effective in reducing the prevalence of adult smoking...
  16. ncbi request reprint The impact of tobacco control program expenditures on aggregate cigarette sales: 1981-2000
    Matthew C Farrelly
    RTI, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    J Health Econ 22:843-59. 2003
    ..Our analyses clearly show that increases in funding for state tobacco control programs reduce tobacco use...