Beti Thompson

Summary

Affiliation: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of smokers at 30 Pacific Northwest colleges and universities
    Beti Thompson
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:429-38. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Pesticide take-home pathway among children of agricultural workers: study design, methods, and baseline findings
    Beti Thompson
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Department of Health Services, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:42-53. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Heavy smokers: a qualitative analysis of attitudes and beliefs concerning cessation and continued smoking
    Beti Thompson
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and Department of Health Services, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:923-33. 2003
  4. pmc A group-randomized tobacco trial among 30 Pacific Northwest colleges: results from the Campus Health Action on Tobacco study
    Beti Thompson
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:635-46. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Cost effectiveness of cervical cancer screening among Chinese women in North America
    Beti Thompson
    Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 8:287-93. 2007
  6. pmc A small grants program to involve communities in research
    Beti Thompson
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, M3 B232, PO Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Community Health 35:294-301. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Colorectal carcinoma screening among Hispanics and non-Hispanic whites in a rural setting
    Beti Thompson
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Cancer 103:2491-8. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors related to participatory employee advisory boards in small, blue-collar worksites
    Beti Thompson
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, M3 B232, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Am J Health Promot 19:430-7. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Celebremos la salud! a community randomized trial of cancer prevention (United States)
    Beti Thompson
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N M3 B232, P O Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:733-46. 2006
  10. pmc Para niños saludables: a community intervention trial to reduce organophosphate pesticide exposure in children of farmworkers
    Beti Thompson
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:687-94. 2008

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Publications82

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of smokers at 30 Pacific Northwest colleges and universities
    Beti Thompson
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:429-38. 2007
    ..Data indicate that college smokers wish and plan to quit before graduation, suggesting that efforts to assist smokers in quitting during the college years may be fruitful...
  2. ncbi request reprint Pesticide take-home pathway among children of agricultural workers: study design, methods, and baseline findings
    Beti Thompson
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Department of Health Services, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:42-53. 2003
    ..The results support the take-home pathway of pesticide exposure. Ways must be found to reduce this pesticide exposure among children of farmworkers...
  3. ncbi request reprint Heavy smokers: a qualitative analysis of attitudes and beliefs concerning cessation and continued smoking
    Beti Thompson
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and Department of Health Services, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:923-33. 2003
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  4. pmc A group-randomized tobacco trial among 30 Pacific Northwest colleges: results from the Campus Health Action on Tobacco study
    Beti Thompson
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:635-46. 2010
    ..We conducted a group-randomized trial to increase smoking cessation and decrease smoking onset and prevalence in 30 colleges and universities in the Pacific Northwest...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cost effectiveness of cervical cancer screening among Chinese women in North America
    Beti Thompson
    Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 8:287-93. 2007
    ..The cost-effectiveness of strategies to improve Pap testing rates for Chinese women living in Seattle, Washington and Vancouver, British Columbia was examined...
  6. pmc A small grants program to involve communities in research
    Beti Thompson
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, M3 B232, PO Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Community Health 35:294-301. 2010
    ..Our community grants program resulted in the implementation of several novel cancer prevention programs conducted by a variety of community organizations in the Lower Yakima Valley...
  7. ncbi request reprint Colorectal carcinoma screening among Hispanics and non-Hispanic whites in a rural setting
    Beti Thompson
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Cancer 103:2491-8. 2005
    ..Hispanics are less likely than their non-Hispanic white counterparts to have ever received a fecal occult blood test (FOBT) or sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy. Little is known about the barriers to screening in the Hispanic population...
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors related to participatory employee advisory boards in small, blue-collar worksites
    Beti Thompson
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, M3 B232, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Am J Health Promot 19:430-7. 2005
    ..To identify factors related to formation, participation, and characteristics of employee advisory boards (EABs) in blue-collar worksites...
  9. ncbi request reprint Celebremos la salud! a community randomized trial of cancer prevention (United States)
    Beti Thompson
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N M3 B232, P O Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:733-46. 2006
    ..Compared to non-Hispanic whites, Hispanics in the United States are at higher risk for certain types of cancer...
  10. pmc Para niños saludables: a community intervention trial to reduce organophosphate pesticide exposure in children of farmworkers
    Beti Thompson
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:687-94. 2008
    ..Exposure to organophosphate (OP) pesticides is an occupational hazard for farmworkers and affects their children through the take-home pathway...
  11. pmc Preferred smoking policies at 30 Pacific Northwest colleges
    Beti Thompson
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:586-93. 2006
    ..However, many colleges and universities are reluctant to establish restrictive smoking policies for fear of student objections. Our study examined preferred smoking policies among college students in the Pacific Northwest...
  12. ncbi request reprint Methodologic advances and ongoing challenges in designing community-based health promotion programs
    Beti Thompson
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 24:315-40. 2003
    ..In this paper, we briefly review some of the many advances made in community intervention trials, and address in more detail the challenges ahead...
  13. ncbi request reprint Costs and cost-effectiveness of a clinical intervention to increase mammography utilization in an inner city public health hospital
    Beti Thompson
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, MP 702, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Prev Med 35:87-96. 2002
    ..Studies have demonstrated the cost-effectiveness of screening women for breast cancer; however, the cost-effectiveness of strategies to motivate women to receive breast cancer screening has been less well studied...
  14. ncbi request reprint Mammography status using patient self-reports and computerized radiology database
    B Thompson
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Am J Prev Med 17:203-6. 1999
    ..This study sought to compare self-reported mammography use of low-income women utilizing an inner-city public hospital with a computerized hospital database for tracking mammography use...
  15. pmc Identifying constituents to participate in a project to control pesticide exposure in children of farmworkers
    B Thompson
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 109:443-8. 2001
    ..Our study demonstrates both the widely varying views of different constituents around the issue of pesticide exposure and common themes that can form the basis for collaboration and consensus on approaching the issue...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cancer prevention behaviors and socioeconomic status among Hispanics and non-Hispanic whites in a rural population in the United States
    Beti Thompson
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:719-28. 2002
    ..Socioeconomic status is explored as a predictor of differences between Hispanics and non-Hispanic Whites in cancer prevention behavior...
  17. pmc Opinions from ESL instructors and students about curricula on hepatitis B for use in immigrant communities
    Gloria D Coronado
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Cancer Educ 23:161-6. 2008
    ..English-as-a-second-language (ESL) classes are an effective way of reaching newly immigrated individuals and are a potential channel for delivering health messages...
  18. pmc Evaluation of take-home organophosphorus pesticide exposure among agricultural workers and their children
    Cynthia L Curl
    Department of Environmental Health, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:A787-92. 2002
    ..The results of this work support the hypothesis that the take-home exposure pathway contributes to residential pesticide contamination in agricultural homes where young children are present...
  19. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic factors and self-management practices related to type 2 diabetes among Hispanics and non-Hispanic whites in a rural setting
    Gloria D Coronado
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Rural Health 23:49-54. 2007
    ..Differences in medical management or self-management practices may, in part, explain the relative high risk for diabetes complications among Hispanics...
  20. ncbi request reprint Smoking prevalence, knowledge, and attitudes among a population of Vietnamese American men
    Nadine L Chan
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:S475-84. 2007
    ..28-3.61). The findings suggest a great need to develop appropriate tobacco-control interventions to lower smoking prevalence, improve tobacco-related health knowledge, and reduce the acceptance of smoking among Vietnamese American men...
  21. ncbi request reprint A household food inventory is not a good measure of fruit and vegetable intake among ethnically diverse rural women
    Marian L Neuhouser
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, M4 B402, PO Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:672-7. 2007
    ..In conclusion, both the household inventory and the popular 5 A Day measure were poor indicators of fruit and vegetable intake in this sample of ethnically diverse rural women...
  22. pmc Organophosphate pesticide exposure and work in pome fruit: evidence for the take-home pesticide pathway
    Gloria D Coronado
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:999-1006. 2006
    ..The results provide support for the take-home pathway of pesticide exposure and show an association between measures of pesticide exposure and the number of pome-fruit crops worked by farmworkers...
  23. ncbi request reprint A qualitative study of attitudes, beliefs, and practices among 40 undergraduate smokers
    Beti Thompson
    The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Am Coll Health 56:23-8. 2007
    ..Because little is known about college-age smokers, the authors conducted a qualitative study to better understand this population...
  24. doi request reprint Characteristics associated with self-identification as a regular smoker and desire to quit among college students who smoke cigarettes
    Jennifer B Harris
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:69-76. 2008
    ....
  25. pmc Where's the dust? Characterizing locations of azinphos-methyl residues in house and vehicle dust among farmworkers with young children
    Gloria D Coronado
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 7:663-71. 2010
    ..3 g) than those with hard mats (9.3 g) but did not differ from vehicles with plush mats (12.0 g). Further research is needed to characterize the environment in which children may be exposed to pesticides...
  26. pmc A case-based clinician training program for treating tobacco use in college students
    Abigail C Halperin
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:557-62. 2006
    ..Common themes relating to smoking, quitting, and relapse experiences reported by students in the elicitation interviews were woven into the cases and integrated into the training program...
  27. pmc Long-term fruit and vegetable change in worksites: Seattle 5 a Day follow-up
    Shirley A A Beresford
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7236, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:707-20. 2010
    ..To evaluate long-term change in fruit and vegetable intake following a group randomized trial of worksites...
  28. ncbi request reprint Health symptoms and exposure to organophosphate pesticides in farmworkers
    Larkin L Strong
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Am J Ind Med 46:599-606. 2004
    ..Few studies have examined the relationship between reported health symptoms and exposure to organophosphate (OP) pesticides...
  29. pmc Issues in biomedical research: what do Hispanics think?
    Angela Ulrich
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 37:80-5. 2013
    ..To examine barriers and facilitators of biomedical research participation among Hispanics in a rural community in Washington State...
  30. pmc Intrapersonal, behavioral, and environmental factors associated with meeting recommended physical activity among rural Latino youth
    Cynthia K Perry
    Dept of Family and Child Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 23:521-36. 2011
    ..Making PE available 5 days a week and creating opportunities for organized after school physical activity programs may increase the number of rural Latino middle school youth who meet recommended physical activity level...
  31. pmc Environmental assessment at worksites after a multilevel intervention to promote activity and changes in eating: the PACE project
    Shirley A A Beresford
    Department of Epidemiology, Box 357236, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7236, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:S22-8. 2010
    ..To evaluate changes in the worksite environment in response to a multilevel intervention over a 2-year period...
  32. ncbi request reprint Use of Pap test among Hispanics and non-Hispanic whites in a rural setting
    Gloria D Coronado
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7234, USA
    Prev Med 38:713-22. 2004
    ....
  33. pmc Evaluation of an outreach intervention to promote cervical cancer screening among Cambodian American women
    Victoria M Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 26:320-7. 2002
    ..We conducted a group-randomized controlled trial to evaluate a cervical cancer screening intervention program targeting Seattle's Cambodian refugee community...
  34. pmc Workplace exposures and protective practices of Hispanic warehouse workers
    Jennifer C Livaudais
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, P O Box 19024, 1100 Fairview Ave N, M3 B232, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 11:122-30. 2009
    ..This study was undertaken to assess workplace hazards and protective practices among Hispanic men and women working post-harvest in asparagus, apple and pear packaging warehouses...
  35. ncbi request reprint "I did it for us and I would do it again": perspectives of rural latinos on providing biospecimens for research
    Sarah D Hohl
    Sarah D Hohl, Claire Gonzalez, Elizabeth Carosso, Genoveva Ibarra, and Beti Thompson are with the Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA Claire Gonzalez is also with the Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, University of Washington, Seattle
    Am J Public Health 104:911-6. 2014
    ..Conclusions. Our findings supported the use of community-based participatory research to engage minorities as participants and invested parties in such studies. ..
  36. ncbi request reprint Secondhand smoke in the home and Pap testing among Vietnamese American women
    Nadine L Chan
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 8:178-82. 2007
    ..With nearly half of Vietnamese women in our study currently living with smokers, future studies should examine the relationship between secondhand smoke at home and other health behaviors in Vietnamese American households...
  37. pmc Racial/ethnic differences in use and duration of adjuvant hormonal therapy for breast cancer in the women's health initiative
    Jennifer C Livaudais
    Corresponding Author Jennifer C Livaudais, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:365-73. 2013
    ..Differences in breast cancer treatment likely play a role. Adjuvant hormonal therapies increase overall survival among women with hormone receptor-positive breast cancer...
  38. pmc Sociodemographic correlates of cancer screening services among Hispanics and non-Hispanic whites in a rural setting
    Gloria D Coronado
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Am J Health Behav 33:181-91. 2009
    ..To examine the relationship between age, race, ethnicity, education, insurance coverage, and income and use of cancer screening services...
  39. pmc A qualitative investigation of cancer survivorship experiences among rural Hispanics
    Jennifer C Livaudais
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 28:361-80. 2010
    ..The importance of linking survivors through support groups was emphasized and information elicited from sessions has been used to organize survivor support groups in these two communities...
  40. pmc Educating Hispanic women about breast cancer prevention: evaluation of a home-based promotora-led intervention
    Jennifer C Livaudais
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:2049-56. 2010
    ..e., promotoras) conducted home-based group educational interventions (home health parties) to educate Hispanic women from the Lower Yakima Valley of Washington state about breast cancer and mammography screening...
  41. doi request reprint Worksite study promoting activity and changes in eating (PACE): design and baseline results
    Shirley A A Beresford
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Box 357236, Seattle, WA 98195 7236, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:4S-15S. 2007
    ..The design and evaluation plan of the group-randomized trial and the recruitment of worksites are described. Preliminary results regarding the dietary and physical activity behaviors associated with BMI are discussed...
  42. pmc Type 2 diabetes among rural Hispanics in Washington State: perspectives from community stakeholders
    Jennifer C Livaudais
    Cancer Prevention Program at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center FHCRC, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Health Promot Pract 11:589-99. 2010
    ..Recommendations have informed the design of community interventions to lessen the impact of diabetes in the Yakima Valley...
  43. ncbi request reprint Lay beliefs about hepatitis among North American Chinese: implications for hepatitis prevention
    Hueifang Chen
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Box 359780, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104 2420, USA
    J Community Health 31:94-112. 2006
    ..In conclusion, any attempt to promote hepatitis testing and vaccination among the North American Chinese should take traditional beliefs and practices into consideration...
  44. pmc Colorectal cancer screening among African Americans: the importance of physician recommendation
    Vicky Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 95:806-12. 2003
    ..Lack of adherence to colorectal cancer screening recommendations has previously been found to be associated with lower income, lower educational level, and racial/ethnic minority status...
  45. pmc Agricultural task and exposure to organophosphate pesticides among farmworkers
    Gloria D Coronado
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:142-7. 2004
    ..Future research should evaluate workplace protective practices of fieldworkers and the adequacy of reentry intervals for pesticides used during thinning...
  46. pmc Plans to obtain a mammogram among Chilean women: the roles of recommendations and self-efficacy
    Yamile Molina
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA, Department of Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile and Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Health Educ Res 28:784-92. 2013
    ..Future research should consider the cultural context of family and self-efficacy in the development of screening interventions for Latinas...
  47. pmc Breast cancer knowledge, attitudes, and early detection practices in United States-Mexico border Latinas
    Matthew P Banegas
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington School of Public Health, Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:101-7. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate breast cancer knowledge, attitudes, and use of breast cancer preventive screening among U.S. Latina and Mexican women residing along the U.S.-Mexico border...
  48. pmc "Pesticides protect the fruit, but not the people": using community-based ethnography to understand farmworker pesticide-exposure risks
    Shedra Amy Snipes
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S616-21. 2009
    ..We used community-based ethnography and public health risk assessment to assess beliefs about pesticide exposure risks among farmworkers in the Lower Yakima Valley of Washington State...
  49. ncbi request reprint A short acculturation scale for Mexican-American populations
    Gloria D Coronado
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:53-62. 2005
    ..Future studies should compare this scale with other multidimensional scales...
  50. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with pesticide safety practices in farmworkers
    Larkin L Strong
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, USA
    Am J Ind Med 51:69-81. 2008
    ..Farmworkers and their families are exposed to pesticides through multiple pathways. Few studies have examined the frequency with which farmworkers engage in pesticide safety practices and the factors associated with their adoption...
  51. ncbi request reprint A cervical cancer curriculum for Hispanic adolescents in rural high schools: a pilot study
    Silvia Tejeda
    University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Seattle, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:734-44. 2006
    ..The findings suggest that a culturally appropriate high school curriculum may inform young Hispanic women about important cervical cancer screening practices...
  52. ncbi request reprint Attitudes and beliefs about colorectal cancer among Mexican Americans in communities along the US-Mexico border
    Gloria D Coronado
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, P O Box 19024, 1100 Fairview Ave N, M3 B232, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:421-7. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine Mexican American knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about colorectal cancer and barriers to receiving colorectal cancer screening exams...
  53. ncbi request reprint Tobacco knowledge and beliefs in Chinese American men
    Kent K Hu
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 7:434-8. 2006
    ..Chinese American men have relatively high smoking rates. However, there are limited data about the tobacco-related knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of this racial/ethnic group...
  54. ncbi request reprint [Smoking interventions in primary health care: smoking profile of women and beliefs and attitudes of local health care teams]
    Klaus Puschel
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Rev Med Chil 134:726-34. 2006
    ..The effectiveness of these interventions improve if they are applied to smoking populations with higher motivation of change and high self-efficacy for quitting...
  55. pmc Anthropological and psychological merge: design of a stress measure for Mexican farmworkers
    Shedra A Snipes
    Department of Anthropology, University of Washington, P O Box 353100, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 31:359-88. 2007
    ..The stress scale developed as part of this investigation is a reliable and culturally appropriate instrument for assessing stress among Mexican immigrant farmworkers...
  56. pmc Development of an English as a second language curriculum for hepatitis B virus testing in Chinese Americans
    Gloria D Coronado
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer 104:2948-51. 2005
    ..The authors report on their plans to develop and pilot test a culturally appropriate curriculum that will motivate Chinese ESL students to obtain a blood test for the detection of the HBV...
  57. pmc Cervical cancer screening and adherence to follow-up among Hispanic women study protocol: a randomized controlled trial to increase the uptake of cervical cancer screening in Hispanic women
    Catherine Duggan
    Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    BMC Cancer 12:170. 2012
    ..The study will assess the efficacy of two culturally-appropriate, tailored educational programs designed to increase cervical cancer screening among Hispanic women, based in the Yakima Valley, Washington, US...
  58. pmc Perceived and objective breast cancer risk assessment in Chilean women living in an underserved area
    Matthew P Banegas
    School of Public Health, Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1716-21. 2012
    ..Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed malignancy among Chilean women and an increasingly significant public health threat. This study assessed the accuracy of breast cancer risk perception among underserved, Chilean women...
  59. pmc Evaluating breast cancer risk projections for Hispanic women
    Matthew P Banegas
    School of Public Health, Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Box 357660, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 132:347-53. 2012
    ..The modest discriminatory accuracy of the BCRAT for Hispanic women might improve by using risk factor relative risks specific to Hispanic women...
  60. pmc A randomized controlled trial of interventions to promote cervical cancer screening among Chinese women in North America
    Victoria M Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:670-7. 2002
    ..We conducted a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of two alternative cervical cancer screening interventions for Chinese women living in North America...
  61. ncbi request reprint Having a diagnosis of diabetes is not associated with general diabetes knowledge in rural Hispanics
    Rachel M Ceballos
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    J Rural Health 26:342-51. 2010
    ..To address this we conducted a study to identify factors associated with general diabetes knowledge in a rural Hispanic population...
  62. ncbi request reprint Some design issues in a community intervention trial
    Ziding Feng
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Division of Public Health Science, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Control Clin Trials 23:431-49. 2002
    ..These include collecting information in baseline and follow-up surveys on intervention dose and conducting surveys in three similar communities in another part of the state...
  63. ncbi request reprint Assessing cervical cancer risk in Hispanics
    Gloria D Coronado
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:979-84. 2002
    ..The rapidly growing Hispanic population and the excess incidence of cervical cancer in this population requires improving the accuracy of ethnicity information...
  64. ncbi request reprint Higher fat intake and lower fruit and vegetables intakes are associated with greater acculturation among Mexicans living in Washington State
    Marian L Neuhouser
    Cancer Prevention, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:51-7. 2004
    ..To examine associations of diet with acculturation among Hispanic immigrants from Mexico to Washington state and to compare dietary patterns of Hispanic with non-Hispanic white residents...
  65. ncbi request reprint Attitudes and beliefs among Mexican Americans about type 2 diabetes
    Gloria D Coronado
    Cancer Prevention Program, The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 15:576-88. 2004
    ..These findings may be useful in designing interventions to reduce the burden of diabetes in Hispanic populations...
  66. ncbi request reprint Child passenger safety behaviors in Latino communities
    Beth E Ebel
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:358-73. 2006
    ..Rural parents preferred radio to television messages. Campaign messages highlighting the risks to child safety and the risk of a citation are likely to motivate booster seat use among Latino families...
  67. pmc Rural Latino youth park use: characteristics, park amenities, and physical activity
    Cynthia K Perry
    Family and Child Nursing, University of Washington, Box 357262, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Community Health 36:389-97. 2011
    ..Organized team activities may encourage active use of higher quality fields and courts parks by Latino youth; thereby, increasing their level of physical activity...
  68. ncbi request reprint Cervical cancer screening among Cambodian-American women
    V M Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 8:541-6. 1999
    ..Programs targeting Cambodian-Americans are likely to be more effective if they are multifaceted and simultaneously address predisposing, reinforcing, and enabling factors...
  69. pmc Undergraduate cancer training program for underrepresented students: findings from a minority institution/cancer center partnership
    Gloria D Coronado
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, P O Box 19024, 1100 Fairview Ave N M3 B232, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Cancer Educ 25:32-5. 2010
    ..These findings can inform the design of internship programs aimed at increasing rates of graduate school attendance among underrepresented students...
  70. ncbi request reprint A clinic-based mammography intervention targeting inner-city women
    V Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Wash 98109, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 14:104-11. 1999
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Understanding mammography intention and utilization among women in an inner city public hospital clinic
    D E Montano
    Centers for Public Health Research and Evaluation, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    Prev Med 26:817-24. 1997
    ..There is a need for research to identify factors affecting mammography utilization among low-income women to develop effective interventions for this underserved subgroup...
  72. pmc Acculturation and HPV infection among Latinas in the United States
    D Kepka
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Prev Med 51:182-4. 2010
    ..To describe the relationship between acculturation and human papillomavirus (HPV) infection among diverse US Latinas, a group at high risk for cervical cancer...
  73. ncbi request reprint Seattle 5-a-Day Work-Site Project: process evaluation
    S A Beresford
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 7236, USA
    Health Educ Behav 27:213-22. 2000
    ..Work sites with medium average baseline intake were the most responsive. These findings can guide the development of more efficient community-based dietary interventions...
  74. ncbi request reprint Seattle 5 a Day worksite program to increase fruit and vegetable consumption
    S A Beresford
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7236, USA
    Prev Med 32:230-8. 2001
    ..The Seattle 5 a Day worksite investigators designed and evaluated an intervention, organized on stages of behavioral change, to increase worksitewide fruit and vegetable consumption...
  75. doi request reprint Longitudinal study of household smoking ban adoption among households with at least one smoker: associated factors, barriers, and smoker support
    Barbara A Pizacani
    Oregon Department of Human Services, Program Design and Evaluation Services, Portland, OR 97232, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:533-40. 2008
    ..Associated follow-up factors included cessation and reduced consumption. Ninety-one percent of respondents reported smoker support of a ban. Future work should focus on ban establishment in households with more highly addicted smokers...
  76. pmc Effectiveness of a brief intervention based on the '5A' model for smoking cessation at the primary care level in Santiago, Chile
    Klaus Puschel
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Lira 44 18 Piso, Edificio Decanato, Santiago, Chile
    Health Promot Int 23:240-50. 2008
    ..01). To conclude, a primary care intervention based on the '5A' model for smoking cessation is feasible and can have a significant effect in reducing smoking prevalence in this population...
  77. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' smoking behaviors, beliefs on the risks of smoking, and exposure to ETS in Juárez, Mexico
    Yelena Bird
    Department of Health Science, College of Health and Social Services, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM 88003, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:435-46. 2006
    ..To assess the smoking behaviors, beliefs about the risks of smoking, and exposure to ETS among adolescents in Juárez, Mexico...
  78. ncbi request reprint Household smoking bans: which households have them and do they work?
    Barbara A Pizacani
    Office of Disease Prevention and Epidemiology, Department of Human Services, Portland, Oregon 97232, USA
    Prev Med 36:99-107. 2003
    ..This study characterized Oregon households according to type and degree of restrictions on smoking and explored whether smoking restrictions are associated with decreased environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure...
  79. ncbi request reprint For the patient. Scale to measure how Mexican-American populations fit into U.S. culture
    Gloria D Coronado
    Ethn Dis 15:152. 2005
  80. pmc Community-based participatory research: lessons learned from the Centers for Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research
    Barbara A Israel
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1463-71. 2005
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint Improving physical fitness and emotional well-being in adolescents of low socioeconomic status in Chile: results of a school-based controlled trial
    Marco Bonhauser
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Lira 44, Santiago, Chile
    Health Promot Int 20:113-22. 2005
    ..To conclude, a school-based program to improve physical activity in adolescents of low socioeconomic status, obtained a high level of participation and achieved significant benefits in terms of physical fitness and mental health status...
  82. ncbi request reprint [Cost-effectiveness analysis of a preventive program for gallbladder disease in Chile]
    Klaus Puschel
    Programa de Medicina Familiar y Comunitaria, Departamento de Medicina Interna, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 130:447-59. 2002
    ..Chilean women have one of the highest mortality rates from gallstone disease in the world. There is no primary prevention for the disease and the benefits of prophylactic cholecystectomy in high risk groups have not been studied...

Research Grants24

  1. Randomized Study to Decrease Smoking in College Students
    Beti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Durability and dissemination of the program will be structured into the project. Departments of Health in Oregon and Washington are supporting this project and contributing in-kind resources. ..
  2. COMMUNITY RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF HISPANIC CANCER PREVENTION
    Beti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The sample sizes take into account intraclass correlation and are sufficient to examine differences among Hispanics as well as the entire Valley population. The analysis is based on intent to treat. ..
  3. Randomized Study to Decrease Smoking in College Students
    Beti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Durability and dissemination of the program will be structured into the project. Departments of Health in Oregon and Washington are supporting this project and contributing in-kind resources. ..
  4. COMMUNITY RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF HISPANIC CANCER PREVENTION
    Beti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The sample sizes take into account intraclass correlation and are sufficient to examine differences among Hispanics as well as the entire Valley population. The analysis is based on intent to treat. ..
  5. Randomized Study to Decrease Smoking in College Students
    Beti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Durability and dissemination of the program will be structured into the project. Departments of Health in Oregon and Washington are supporting this project and contributing in-kind resources. ..
  6. Building Minority Cancer Research Capacity: NMSU & FHCRC
    Beti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This will be accomplished initially by conducting 5 pilot projects during the first three years of the grant with others to follow in years 4 and 5. ..
  7. Hispanic Community Network to Reduce Cancer Disparities
    Beti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our Appendices summarize our intervention plans, our research plans, and our pilot study ..
  8. Partnership for the Advancement of Cancer Research: NMSU-FHCRC (2 of 2)
    Beti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, sound career development approaches will train future cancer researchers...
  9. COMMUNITY RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF HISPANIC CANCER PREVENTION
    Beti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The sample sizes take into account intraclass correlation and are sufficient to examine differences among Hispanics as well as the entire Valley population. The analysis is based on intent to treat. ..
  10. COMMUNITY RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF HISPANIC CANCER PREVENTION
    Beti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The sample sizes take into account intraclass correlation and are sufficient to examine differences among Hispanics as well as the entire Valley population. The analysis is based on intent to treat. ..
  11. COMMUNITY RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF HISPANIC CANCER PREVENTION
    Beti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The sample sizes take into account intraclass correlation and are sufficient to examine differences among Hispanics as well as the entire Valley population. The analysis is based on intent to treat. ..
  12. CESSATION IN HEAVY SMOKERS USING NRT AND ADJUVANT VIDEO
    Beti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..With an anticipated difference of 10 percentage points between the two arms, a .05 level of significance, and 80 percent power, approximately 200 heavy smokers will need to be recruited to each arm of the study. ..
  13. CESSATION IN HEAVY SMOKERS USING NRT AND ADJUVANT VIDEO
    Beti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..With an anticipated difference of 10 percentage points between the two arms, a .05 level of significance, and 80 percent power, approximately 200 heavy smokers will need to be recruited to each arm of the study. ..
  14. COMMUNITY RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF HISPANIC CANCER PREVENTION
    Beti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The sample sizes take into account intraclass correlation and are sufficient to examine differences among Hispanics as well as the entire Valley population. The analysis is based on intent to treat. ..
  15. CESSATION IN HEAVY SMOKERS USING NRT AND ADJUVANT VIDEO
    Beti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..With an anticipated difference of 10 percentage points between the two arms, a .05 level of significance, and 80 percent power, approximately 200 heavy smokers will need to be recruited to each arm of the study. ..
  16. COMMUNITY RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF HISPANIC CANCER PREVENTION
    Beti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The sample sizes take into account intraclass correlation and are sufficient to examine differences among Hispanics as well as the entire Valley population. The analysis is based on intent to treat. ..
  17. COMMUNITY RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF HISPANIC CANCER PREVENTION
    Beti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The sample sizes take into account intraclass correlation and are sufficient to examine differences among Hispanics as well as the entire Valley population. The analysis is based on intent to treat. ..
  18. COMMUNITY RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF HISPANIC CANCER PREVENTION
    Beti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The sample sizes take into account intraclass correlation and are sufficient to examine differences among Hispanics as well as the entire Valley population. The analysis is based on intent to treat. ..
  19. Randomized Study to Decrease Smoking in College Students
    Beti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Durability and dissemination of the program will be structured into the project. Departments of Health in Oregon and Washington are supporting this project and contributing in-kind resources. ..