Emily Z Kontos

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Contribution of communication inequalities to disparities in human papillomavirus vaccine awareness and knowledge
    Emily Z Kontos
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1911-20. 2012
  2. pmc Integrating multiple social statuses in health disparities research: the case of lung cancer
    David R Williams
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard University, School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, 6th Floor, Boston, MA, 02215, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:1255-77. 2012
  3. pmc Communication inequalities and public health implications of adult social networking site use in the United States
    Emily Z Kontos
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Health Commun 15:216-35. 2010
  4. pmc Determinants and beliefs of health information mavens among a lower-socioeconomic position and minority population
    Emily Z Kontos
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Society, Human Development and Health, 401 Park Drive, Room 403F, Boston, MA 02215, United States
    Soc Sci Med 73:22-32. 2011
  5. pmc Psychosocial stress and cigarette smoking persistence, cessation, and relapse over 9-10 years: a prospective study of middle-aged adults in the United States
    Natalie Slopen
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1849-63. 2013
  6. pmc Use of practice-based research network data to measure neighborhood smoking prevalence
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E84. 2013
  7. pmc Barriers and facilitators to home computer and internet use among urban novice computer users of low socioeconomic position
    Emily Z Kontos
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, LW 627, 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Med Internet Res 9:e31. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Cancer-related direct-to-consumer advertising: a critical review
    Emily Z Kontos
    Lung Cancer Disparities Center, Harvard University, School of Public Health Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Boston MA 02215, USA
    Nat Rev Cancer 11:142-50. 2011

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Publications8

  1. pmc Contribution of communication inequalities to disparities in human papillomavirus vaccine awareness and knowledge
    Emily Z Kontos
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1911-20. 2012
    ..We examined the association of Internet-related communication inequalities on human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine awareness and infection knowledge...
  2. pmc Integrating multiple social statuses in health disparities research: the case of lung cancer
    David R Williams
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard University, School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, 6th Floor, Boston, MA, 02215, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:1255-77. 2012
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  3. pmc Communication inequalities and public health implications of adult social networking site use in the United States
    Emily Z Kontos
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Health Commun 15:216-35. 2010
    ....
  4. pmc Determinants and beliefs of health information mavens among a lower-socioeconomic position and minority population
    Emily Z Kontos
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Society, Human Development and Health, 401 Park Drive, Room 403F, Boston, MA 02215, United States
    Soc Sci Med 73:22-32. 2011
    ..Moreover, the data indicate that health information mavens may serve as an ideal point of intervention in attempts to modify health beliefs with the goal of reducing health disparities among these populations...
  5. pmc Psychosocial stress and cigarette smoking persistence, cessation, and relapse over 9-10 years: a prospective study of middle-aged adults in the United States
    Natalie Slopen
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1849-63. 2013
    ..To address this need, we examined the association between a variety of psychosocial stressors and smoking persistence, cessation, and relapse over 9-10 years among adults in the United States (n = 4,938, ages 25-74)...
  6. pmc Use of practice-based research network data to measure neighborhood smoking prevalence
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E84. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if PBRN data could be used to make neighborhood-level estimates of smoking prevalence...
  7. pmc Barriers and facilitators to home computer and internet use among urban novice computer users of low socioeconomic position
    Emily Z Kontos
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, LW 627, 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Med Internet Res 9:e31. 2007
    ..The goal of the project is not to promote health information seeking as much as to understand the barriers and facilitators to computer and Internet use, beyond access, among members of lower SEP groups in an urban setting...
  8. doi request reprint Cancer-related direct-to-consumer advertising: a critical review
    Emily Z Kontos
    Lung Cancer Disparities Center, Harvard University, School of Public Health Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Boston MA 02215, USA
    Nat Rev Cancer 11:142-50. 2011
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