Cristine D Delnevo

Summary

Affiliation: New Jersey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Epidemiology of Cigarette and Smokeless Tobacco Use among South Asian Immigrants in the Northeastern United States
    Cristine D Delnevo
    UMDNJ School of Public Health and The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, 335 George Street, Suite 2100, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    J Oncol 2011:252675. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Injury-prevention counseling among residents of internal medicine
    C D Delnevo
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Public Health, Piscataway, New Jersey 08855, USA
    Am J Prev Med 19:63-5. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Estimates of cigarette smoking from the NJ adult tobacco survey: real or spurious?
    Cristine D Delnevo
    UMDNJ School of Public Health 335 George Street, Suite 2100, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:585-92. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Predictors of smoke-free workplaces by employee characteristics: who is left unprotected?
    Cristine D Delnevo
    UMDNJ School of Public Health, Division of Health Education and Behavioral Science, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903 2688, USA
    Am J Ind Med 46:196-202. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Defining cigarette smoking status in young adults: a comparison of adolescent vs adult measures
    Cristine D Delnevo
    Division of Health Education and Behavioral Science, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Public Health, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Am J Health Behav 28:374-80. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Smoking-cessation prevalence among U.S. smokers of menthol versus non-menthol cigarettes
    Cristine D Delnevo
    Center for Tobacco Surveillance and Evaluation Research, School of Public Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:357-65. 2011
  7. pmc Smokers' choice: what explains the steady growth of cigar use in the U.S.?
    Cristine D Delnevo
    Department of Health Education and Behavioral Science, UMDNJ School of Public Health Tobacco Surveillance and Evaluation Research Program, 317 George St, Ste 209, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:116-9. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Physician response rates to a mail survey by specialty and timing of incentive
    Cristine D Delnevo
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Public Health, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903 2688, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:234-6. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Declining estimated prevalence of alcohol drinking and smoking among young adults nationally: artifacts of sample undercoverage?
    Cristine D Delnevo
    Department of Health Education and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:15-9. 2008
  10. pmc "A whole 'nother smoke" or a cigarette in disguise: how RJ Reynolds reframed the image of little cigars
    Cristine D Delnevo
    Department of Health Education Behavioral Science, School of Public, Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry, of New Jersey, Piscataway, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1368-75. 2007

Detail Information

Publications46

  1. pmc Epidemiology of Cigarette and Smokeless Tobacco Use among South Asian Immigrants in the Northeastern United States
    Cristine D Delnevo
    UMDNJ School of Public Health and The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, 335 George Street, Suite 2100, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    J Oncol 2011:252675. 2011
    ..Given the differential tobacco use among and within South Asian, disaggregating data to understand tobacco use behaviors is necessary to develop effective interventions for tobacco cessation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Injury-prevention counseling among residents of internal medicine
    C D Delnevo
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Public Health, Piscataway, New Jersey 08855, USA
    Am J Prev Med 19:63-5. 2000
    ..This study assessed clinical preventive services and attitudes among physicians. Furthermore, the study illustrates how physicians prioritize injury-prevention counseling relative to other prevention recommendations...
  3. ncbi request reprint Estimates of cigarette smoking from the NJ adult tobacco survey: real or spurious?
    Cristine D Delnevo
    UMDNJ School of Public Health 335 George Street, Suite 2100, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:585-92. 2010
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Predictors of smoke-free workplaces by employee characteristics: who is left unprotected?
    Cristine D Delnevo
    UMDNJ School of Public Health, Division of Health Education and Behavioral Science, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903 2688, USA
    Am J Ind Med 46:196-202. 2004
    ..Over the last decade, there has been steady progress in the adoption of workplace smoking policies in the United States. However, the benefits of a smoke-free workplace are not distributed equally among the workforce...
  5. ncbi request reprint Defining cigarette smoking status in young adults: a comparison of adolescent vs adult measures
    Cristine D Delnevo
    Division of Health Education and Behavioral Science, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Public Health, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Am J Health Behav 28:374-80. 2004
    ..To determine the agreement between 2 measures (adult vs adolescent) of current cigarette smoking among young adults...
  6. doi request reprint Smoking-cessation prevalence among U.S. smokers of menthol versus non-menthol cigarettes
    Cristine D Delnevo
    Center for Tobacco Surveillance and Evaluation Research, School of Public Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:357-65. 2011
    ..Whether menthol cigarettes pose increased barriers to quitting is a critical issue because previous declines in smoking prevalence have stalled...
  7. pmc Smokers' choice: what explains the steady growth of cigar use in the U.S.?
    Cristine D Delnevo
    Department of Health Education and Behavioral Science, UMDNJ School of Public Health Tobacco Surveillance and Evaluation Research Program, 317 George St, Ste 209, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:116-9. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Physician response rates to a mail survey by specialty and timing of incentive
    Cristine D Delnevo
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Public Health, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903 2688, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:234-6. 2004
    ..Primary care physician responses to a mail survey on smoking cessation are summarized by physician specialty and timing of incentive...
  9. ncbi request reprint Declining estimated prevalence of alcohol drinking and smoking among young adults nationally: artifacts of sample undercoverage?
    Cristine D Delnevo
    Department of Health Education and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:15-9. 2008
    ..32 in 2001 to 0.15 in 2005. Given the high prevalence of wireless substitution among young adults and the declining sample completeness ratio, the authors suspect that the observed decreases in prevalence are artifacts of undercoverage...
  10. pmc "A whole 'nother smoke" or a cigarette in disguise: how RJ Reynolds reframed the image of little cigars
    Cristine D Delnevo
    Department of Health Education Behavioral Science, School of Public, Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry, of New Jersey, Piscataway, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1368-75. 2007
    ..Today, the tobacco industry is fighting again to sustain its unique application of federal definitions for little cigars. Regulatory efforts are needed to close taxation loopholes for the little cigar...
  11. pmc The relationship of cigars, marijuana, and blunts to adolescent bidi use
    Cristine D Delnevo
    Department of Health Education and Behavioral Science, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Public Health, Newark, NJ, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:603-8. 2006
    ..Previous research suggests that bidi, cigar, and marijuana use may be interrelated, but to date, this hypothesis has not been empirically tested...
  12. ncbi request reprint Correlates of clinical preventive practices among internal medicine residents
    Cristine D Delnevo
    UMDNJ, School of Public Health, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Prev Med 36:645-51. 2003
    ..This study examines the relationship between personal characteristics of internal medicine residents and their clinical prevention practices in an outpatient setting...
  13. pmc Cigar use in New Jersey among adolescents and adults
    Cristine D Delnevo
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Public Health, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 2688, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:943-5. 2002
  14. ncbi request reprint Cigar use before and after a cigarette excise tax increase in New Jersey
    C D Delnevo
    UMDNJ School of Public Health, 335 George Street, Liberty Plaza Suite, New Brunswick, NJ, 08901 USA
    Addict Behav 29:1799-807. 2004
    ..To determine whether cigarette smokers in New Jersey substituted cigars following a cigarette excise tax increase...
  15. ncbi request reprint Exploring the relationship between race/ethnicity, menthol smoking, and cessation, in a nationally representative sample of adults
    Daniel A Gundersen
    Center for Tobacco Surveillance and Evaluation Research, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Public Health, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Prev Med 49:553-7. 2009
    ..To explore the relationship between race/ethnicity, menthol smoking, and cessation in a nationally representative sample of adults...
  16. ncbi request reprint Adult recall of tobacco advertising on the Internet
    Mary Hrywna
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Public Health, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:1103-7. 2007
    ..9%). Recall of tobacco advertising by Internet users increased between 2001 and 2005 and was particularly high among certain subgroups. An urgent need exists for expanded surveillance of Internet tobacco sales and marketing practices...
  17. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of smoking and cessation behaviors among high school students in New Jersey
    Michael B Steinberg
    School of Public Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey UMDNJ, 317 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:231-3. 2004
    ..These findings may help in developing effective treatment strategies...
  18. ncbi request reprint Risk perceptions of menthol cigarettes compared with nonmenthol cigarettes among New Jersey adults
    Olivia Ann Wackowski
    Center for Tobacco Surveillance and Evaluation Research, School of Public Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 335 George Street, Suite 2100, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:786-90. 2010
    ..Research shows that smokers have a faulty understanding of the risks of cigarettes in general, but little is known about smokers' risk perceptions for these particular products...
  19. ncbi request reprint Correlates of bidi use among youth
    Mary Hrywna
    Division of Health Education and Behavioral Science, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Public Health, 335 George Street, Suite 2200, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 2688, USA
    Am J Health Behav 28:173-9. 2004
    ..To identify characteristics associated with youth bidi use...
  20. ncbi request reprint Disparity of physicians' utilization of tobacco treatment services
    Michael B Steinberg
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Public Health UMDNJ SPH, Tobacco Dependence Program, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:375-86. 2006
    ..To evaluate the familiarity with and utilization of tobacco treatment resources among physicians...
  21. pmc Heterogeneity in past year cigarette smoking quit attempts among Latinos
    Daniel A Gundersen
    School of Nursing, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 65 Bergen Street, Room GA 225, Newark, NJ 07101 2012, USA
    J Environ Public Health 2012:378165. 2012
    ..Examine if gender moderates the association between acculturation and quit attempts...
  22. doi request reprint Hookah use among New Jersey youth: associations and changes over time
    Michelle T Bover Manderski
    Center for Tobacco Surveillance and Evaluation Research, UMDNJ School of Public Health, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Am J Health Behav 36:693-9. 2012
    ..To assess hookah use among youth for prevalence, associations, and changes over time...
  23. pmc Tobacco industry direct mail marketing and participation by New Jersey adults
    M Jane Lewis
    Division of Health Education and Behavioral Science, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Public Health, Piscataway, NJ 08865, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:257-9. 2004
    ..Although tobacco industry direct marketing may influence smoking initiation, its potential to increase consumption and impede cessation is unquestionable...
  24. ncbi request reprint Relationships between cigarette smoking and weight control in young women
    Cristine D Delnevo
    The Division of Health Education Behavioral Science, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Public Health, New Brunswick, USA
    Fam Community Health 26:140-6. 2003
    ..Daily smokers were two to four times more likely to fast, use pills, and purge to control their weight than nonsmokers. Tobacco control efforts for young women must address the influence of weight concern on smoking in this population...
  25. doi request reprint Monitoring the tobacco use epidemic III: The host: data sources and methodological challenges
    Cristine D Delnevo
    UMDNJ School of Public Health, 335 George Street, Suite 2100, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Prev Med 48:S16-23. 2009
    ..This Host paper (III of V) reviews key surveillance and evaluation systems that monitor the characteristics, attitudes and behaviors of tobacco users that are crucial for tobacco control efforts...
  26. ncbi request reprint Gender and age disparities for smoking-cessation treatment
    Michael B Steinberg
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Division of General Internal Medicine, New Brunswick, 08903, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:405-12. 2006
    ..This study evaluates the frequency and predictors of tobacco-use identification, counseling for tobacco dependence, and the prescription of cessation medications in a nationally representative sample of physician-patient encounters...
  27. ncbi request reprint Predictors of self-reported discussion of cessation medications by physicians in New Jersey
    Michael B Steinberg
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 125 Paterson Street, New Brunswick, NJ, 08903, USA
    Addict Behav 32:3045-53. 2007
    ..Considering limited resources and opportunities to access physicians, interventions to increase discussion of effective cessation treatments could be targeted to specific physician groups...
  28. pmc Physician beliefs regarding effectiveness of tobacco dependence treatments: results from the NJ Health Care Provider Tobacco Survey
    Michael B Steinberg
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1459-62. 2007
    ..Beliefs about effectiveness can influence physicians' recommendations regarding treatment, so it is critical that these beliefs are evidence-based...
  29. ncbi request reprint Bidi cigarette use among young adults in 15 states
    Cristine D Delnevo
    UMDNJ School of Public Health, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Prev Med 39:207-11. 2004
    ..There is a paucity of research on bidi use in the US and the few studies conducted have focused solely on adolescents. This article describes patterns and explores factors associated with bidi use among young adults, aged 18-24...
  30. doi request reprint Qualitative analysis of Camel Snus' website message board--users' product perceptions, insights and online interactions
    Olivia Ann Wackowski
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Public Health, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Tob Control 20:e1. 2011
    ..Our study aimed to examine early experiences with and perceptions of Camel Snus as described by board contributors and also to consider the use and benefits of the message board for both consumers and the company...
  31. ncbi request reprint Content analysis and key informant interviews to examine community response to the purchase, possession, and/or use of tobacco by minors
    Mary Hrywna
    Health Education and Behavioral Science Division, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Public Health, New Brunswick 08903, USA
    J Community Health 29:209-16. 2004
    ..The results illustrate that local PPU ordinances in New Jersey vary widely both in principle and in practice, suggesting that such ordinances may be too heterogeneous and lacking in cohesion to have any impact on youth smoking...
  32. doi request reprint Methodologic artifacts in adult sun-protection trends
    Marc A Katz
    Hunterdon County Department of Health, Flemington, New Jersey, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:72-5. 2011
    ..Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers and a public health concern of increasing magnitude in the U.S...
  33. ncbi request reprint Menthol cigarettes and indicators of tobacco dependence among adolescents
    Olivia Wackowski
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Public Health, 317 George Street, Suite 209, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
    Addict Behav 32:1964-9. 2007
    ..This study examines measures of nicotine dependence among adolescent menthol and non-menthol cigarette smokers in a nationally representative sample...
  34. pmc Questionable hospital chart documentation practices by physicians
    Ranita Sharma
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 0019, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1865-70. 2008
    ..Physicians, influenced by various pressures, may document information in patient records that they did not personally observe...
  35. pmc Tobacco use among those with serious psychological distress: results from the national survey of drug use and health, 2002
    Brett T Hagman
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Public Health, Department of Health Education and Behavioral Sciences, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States
    Addict Behav 33:582-92. 2008
    ....
  36. pmc A content analysis of smokeless tobacco coverage in U.S. newspapers and news wires
    Olivia A Wackowski
    Center for Tobacco Surveillance and Evaluation Research, University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ School of Public Health, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:1289-96. 2013
    ..This study aims to contribute to the literature by providing the first description of SLT coverage in the news, an important communication channel given its ability to educate and shape public opinion about tobacco issues...
  37. ncbi request reprint Update in New Jersey tobacco-dependence treatment
    Michael B Steinberg
    UMDNJ School of Public Health, Tobacco Dependence Program, New Brunswick, USA
    N J Med 99:21-6. 2002
  38. pmc Prevalence and correlates of internet cigarette purchasing among adult smokers in New Jersey
    M Hrywna
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Public Health, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Tob Control 13:296-300. 2004
    ..To examine the prevalence and correlates of internet cigarette purchasing among adult smokers...
  39. pmc Examining market trends in the United States smokeless tobacco use: 2005-2011
    Cristine D Delnevo
    Center for Tobacco Surveillance and Evaluation Research, University of Medicine and Dentistry ofNJ School of Public Health, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Tob Control 23:107-12. 2014
    ..This study analyses national sales data to better understand the impact of product features on SLT sales...
  40. doi request reprint Emerging tobacco products: hookah use among New Jersey youth
    Heather M Jordan
    Department of Health Education and Behavioral Science, School of Public Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey UMDNJ, USA
    Prev Med 51:394-6. 2010
    ..This study adds to the current literature by providing prevalence estimates and factors associated with hookah use among New Jersey high school students...
  41. pmc Young adults' behavioral intentions surrounding a potential menthol cigarette ban
    Olivia A Wackowski
    Center for Tobacco Surveillance and Evaluation Research, Rutgers School of Public Health, New Brunswick, NJ
    Nicotine Tob Res 16:876-80. 2014
    ..Menthol cigarette smoking is more prevalent among young adults, who are a known target of tobacco industry marketing. This study explores young adults' menthol use and behavioral intentions in the event of a ban on menthol cigarettes...
  42. doi request reprint Sex differences in the association of psychological distress and tobacco use
    Mary Hrywna
    Rutgers School of Public Health, Center for Tobacco Surveillance and Evaluation Research, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Am J Health Behav 38:570-6. 2014
    ..To examine sex differences in the relationship between serious psychological distress (SPD) and tobacco use...
  43. pmc A national survey of medical students' beliefs and knowledge in screening for prostate cancer
    Stephen Marcella
    Department of Epidemiology, UMDNJ School of Public Health, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:80-5. 2007
    ..Today's medical students are being educated at a time when there are no evidence-based guidelines for prostate cancer screening...
  44. ncbi request reprint New Jersey Youth Tobacco Survey. An update of youth tobacco use
    Megan E Brown
    N J Med 100:37-41. 2003
  45. ncbi request reprint Midwives' knowledge, perceptions, beliefs, and practice supports regarding tobacco dependence treatment
    Diane J Abatemarco
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 52:451-7. 2007
    ..The findings of this study also indicate that sustained practice change, which includes the entire practice environment, should be targeted to enhance tobacco dependence treatment...
  46. pmc Trading tobacco: are youths choosing cigars over cigarettes?
    Cristine D Delnevo
    Am J Public Health 95:2123. 2005

Research Grants5

  1. Improving surveillance and monitoring of cigars
    Cristine Delnevo; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  2. Cell phone RDD sampling to reach young adults for tobacco control surveillance
    Cristine D Delnevo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed research on cell phone sampling will improve the quality and scientific power of data collected on tobacco use behavior among young adults and helps to inform tobacco control programs and policies. ..
  3. Tobacco use in people with mental disorders: an overlooked tobacco control issue
    Cristine Delnevo; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  4. An exploratory study to integrate cell phones into RDD health surveys
    Cristine Delnevo; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The relevance of the proposed research to public health is its ability to generate a better understanding of cell phone only households and how they impact public health surveillance in the US. ..