Susan M Zbikowski

Summary

Affiliation: Group Health Cooperative
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for smoking among adolescents with asthma
    Susan M Zbikowski
    University of Memphis Center for Community Health, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    J Adolesc Health 30:279-87. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Rapid progression to regular cigarette smoking among nonsmoking adolescents: interactions with gender and ethnicity
    Jonathan L Blitstein
    Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Prev Med 36:455-63. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Adolescent reports of physician counseling for smoking
    Catherine M Alfano
    University of Memphis Center for Community Health, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Pediatrics 109:E47. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint A prospective evaluation of the relationships between smoking dosage and body mass index in an adolescent, biracial cohort
    Theodore V Cooper
    University of Memphis Center for Community Health, Suite 675, 5350 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38119, USA
    Addict Behav 28:501-12. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint The relationship between socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and cigarette smoking in urban adolescents
    Isabel C Scarinci
    University of Memphis Center for Community Health, 5350 Poplar Ave, Suite 675, Memphis, TN 38119, USA
    Prev Med 34:171-8. 2002
  6. pmc Smoking outcome by psychiatric history after behavioral and varenicline treatment
    Jennifer B McClure
    Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:394-402. 2010
  7. pmc Mood, side-effects and smoking outcomes among persons with and without probable lifetime depression taking varenicline
    Jennifer B McClure
    Group Health Center for Health Studies, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:563-9. 2009
  8. pmc Adherence to varenicline in the COMPASS smoking cessation intervention trial
    Sheryl L Catz
    Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:361-8. 2011
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Intraclass correlation among measures related to cigarette use by adolescents: estimates from an urban and largely African American cohort
    David M Murray
    Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis, TN 38152 3230, USA
    Addict Behav 27:509-27. 2002

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for smoking among adolescents with asthma
    Susan M Zbikowski
    University of Memphis Center for Community Health, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    J Adolesc Health 30:279-87. 2002
    ..To examine the prevalence of smoking among youth with asthma and explore potential risk factors for smoking among these youth, compared with youth without asthma...
  2. ncbi request reprint Rapid progression to regular cigarette smoking among nonsmoking adolescents: interactions with gender and ethnicity
    Jonathan L Blitstein
    Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Prev Med 36:455-63. 2003
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Adolescent reports of physician counseling for smoking
    Catherine M Alfano
    University of Memphis Center for Community Health, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Pediatrics 109:E47. 2002
    ..The present study assessed adolescent reports of physician screening and counseling and adolescents' willingness to disclose smoking, as well as demographic and health status differences in these rates...
  4. ncbi request reprint A prospective evaluation of the relationships between smoking dosage and body mass index in an adolescent, biracial cohort
    Theodore V Cooper
    University of Memphis Center for Community Health, Suite 675, 5350 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38119, USA
    Addict Behav 28:501-12. 2003
    ..It is concluded that smoking initiation is not associated with adolescent body weight change for at least a 3-year period...
  5. ncbi request reprint The relationship between socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and cigarette smoking in urban adolescents
    Isabel C Scarinci
    University of Memphis Center for Community Health, 5350 Poplar Ave, Suite 675, Memphis, TN 38119, USA
    Prev Med 34:171-8. 2002
    ....
  6. pmc Smoking outcome by psychiatric history after behavioral and varenicline treatment
    Jennifer B McClure
    Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:394-402. 2010
    ..Groups had similar 30-day abstinence rates at 6 months (31.5% PH+ vs. 35.4% PH-, p = .35). In sum, having a psychiatric diagnosis in this trial did not predict worse treatment outcome or worse treatment side effects...
  7. pmc Mood, side-effects and smoking outcomes among persons with and without probable lifetime depression taking varenicline
    Jennifer B McClure
    Group Health Center for Health Studies, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:563-9. 2009
    ..Varenicline may be associated with greater mood disturbance and side-effects among smokers with psychiatric history, but empirical evidence is limited. Differential treatment effectiveness by psychiatric history may also exist...
  8. pmc Adherence to varenicline in the COMPASS smoking cessation intervention trial
    Sheryl L Catz
    Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:361-8. 2011
    ..It is important to understand the extent to which prescribed medications are actually taken by smokers, how this influences smoking cessation outcomes, and what factors may influence adherence...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Intraclass correlation among measures related to cigarette use by adolescents: estimates from an urban and largely African American cohort
    David M Murray
    Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis, TN 38152 3230, USA
    Addict Behav 27:509-27. 2002
    ..We show how those correlations can be reduced using regression adjustments and used to determine sample size for future school-based smoking prevention studies...
  11. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation in a blue-collar population: results from an evidence-based pilot program
    Knut Ringen
    Stoneturn Consultants, Seattle, Washington 98166, USA
    Am J Ind Med 42:367-77. 2002
    ..The absence of evidence demonstrating the effectiveness of smoking cessation programs has kept Taft Hartley Funds from investing in smoking cessation benefits...
  12. doi request reprint Nicotine patches and uninsured quitline callers. A randomized trial of two versus eight weeks
    Timothy A McAfee
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:103-10. 2008
    ..Because of funding limitations some provide short courses of NRT. No randomized trial has evaluated the relative benefit of short versus standard treatment...
  13. pmc Telephone-based tobacco-cessation treatment: re-enrollment among diverse groups
    Beatriz H Carlini
    Free and Clear, Inc, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:73-6. 2008
    ..This study aimed to determine the rates of quitline re-enrollment and to compare the responses of people of varying racial/ethnic identities to invitations utilizing different communication strategies...
  14. pmc The effectiveness and cost effectiveness of telephone counselling and the nicotine patch in a state tobacco quitline
    Jack F Hollis
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    Tob Control 16:i53-9. 2007
    ..We examined the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of offering callers single session versus multisession counselling, with or without free nicotine patches...
  15. ncbi request reprint Preventing premature death: tobacco treatment services for employees
    Tim McAfee
    Center for Health Promotion CHP, Tukwila, Washington, USA
    Empl Benefits J 29:18-23. 2004
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in predictors of adolescent smoking onset and escalation: a longitudinal study from 7th to 12th grade
    Leslie A Robinson
    Center for Health Promotion and Evaluation, Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis, TN 38152 3230, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:297-307. 2006
    ..Overall, we found that, contrary to previous research, risk factors for smoking differed across ethnicity. Further, smoking onset appears to be shaped by forces different from those that accelerate consumption...
  17. ncbi request reprint Financial burden of tobacco use: an employer's perspective
    Harold S Javitz
    Center for Health Sciences, SRI International, 333 Ravenswood Avenue, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Clin Occup Environ Med 5:9-29, vii. 2006
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Physician tobacco advice to preteens in a smoking-prevention randomized trial: steering clear
    Tim McAfee
    Free and Clear, 12401 East Marginal Way South, Tukwila, Washington 98168, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 30:371-6. 2005
    ..To examine preadolescent and parental recall of tobacco prevention messages by health care providers...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of different combinations of bupropion SR dose and behavioral treatment for smoking cessation: a societal perspective
    Harold S Javitz
    Center for Health Sciences, SRI International, Menlo Park, Calif 94025, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:217-26. 2004
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and nicotine dependence
    Susan M Zbikowski
    Center for Health Promotion, Inc, 12401 East Marginal Way South, Tukwila, WA 98168, USA
    Med Clin North Am 88:1453-65, x. 2004
    ..This article presents a brief overview of nicotine dependence with particular emphasis placed on understanding what nicotine dependence is, why it occurs, how it is measured, and how it can be managed through effective treatments...
  21. ncbi request reprint Return on investment of different combinations of bupropion SR dose and behavioral treatment for smoking cessation in a health care setting: an employer's perspective
    Harold S Javitz
    Center for Health Sciences, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Value Health 7:535-43. 2004
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint A placebo controlled randomized trial of the effects of phenylpropanolamine and nicotine gum on cessation rates and postcessation weight gain in women
    Theodore V Cooper
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, G V Sonny Montgomery Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    Addict Behav 30:61-75. 2005
    ..Future efforts should focus on increasing adherence to behavioral program components, particularly session attendance...