Gary King

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Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Disparities in smoking cessation among U.S. adults with a history of asthma
    Gary King
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Ann Behav Med 33:312-7. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Regional variation in smoking among African Americans
    G King
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16801, USA
    Prev Med 29:126-32. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity in the smoking behavior of African American women
    Gary King
    The Pennsylvania State University, 315 E Health and Human Development, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:237-46. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Opinions of African Americans about tobacco industry philanthropy
    Gary King
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    Prev Med 45:464-70. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Personal space smoking restrictions among African Americans
    Gary King
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:33-40. 2005
  6. pmc Disparities in smoking cessation between African Americans and Whites: 1990-2000
    Gary King
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, Pennsylvania State University, 315 East Health and Human Development, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1965-71. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Smoking in Maywood: the unhealthy southern migrant hypothesis among African Americans
    G King
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, Penn State University, State College 16802, USA
    Ethn Dis 11:540-7. 2001
  8. doi request reprint Link between facultative melanin and tobacco use among African Americans
    Gary King
    Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 92:589-96. 2009
  9. pmc African Americans' attitudes toward cigarette excise taxes
    Gary King
    315 Health and Human Development East, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:828-34. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Smoking in Cape Town: community influences on adolescent tobacco use
    Gary King
    University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Prev Med 36:114-23. 2003

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Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Disparities in smoking cessation among U.S. adults with a history of asthma
    Gary King
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Ann Behav Med 33:312-7. 2007
    ..Socioeconomic status (SES) and racial-ethnic disparities in smoking cessation among U.S. adults with a history of asthma have received limited attention...
  2. ncbi request reprint Regional variation in smoking among African Americans
    G King
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16801, USA
    Prev Med 29:126-32. 1999
    ..The impact of geographic region and metropolitan residence on smoking prevalence among African Americans has not been adequately examined...
  3. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity in the smoking behavior of African American women
    Gary King
    The Pennsylvania State University, 315 E Health and Human Development, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:237-46. 2006
    ..To assess the association between sociodemographic variables and smoking behavior patterns of African American women...
  4. ncbi request reprint Opinions of African Americans about tobacco industry philanthropy
    Gary King
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    Prev Med 45:464-70. 2007
    ..To investigate African Americans' opinions about the philanthropic contributions of the tobacco industry to Black organizations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Personal space smoking restrictions among African Americans
    Gary King
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:33-40. 2005
    ..This paper investigates the association between implementing a personal space smoking restriction for the home or automobile, and various sociodemographic, social, behavioral, and attitudinal variables...
  6. pmc Disparities in smoking cessation between African Americans and Whites: 1990-2000
    Gary King
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, Pennsylvania State University, 315 East Health and Human Development, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1965-71. 2004
    ..We examined disparities in smoking cessation rates between African Americans and Whites from 1990 through 2000...
  7. ncbi request reprint Smoking in Maywood: the unhealthy southern migrant hypothesis among African Americans
    G King
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, Penn State University, State College 16802, USA
    Ethn Dis 11:540-7. 2001
    ..This paper examines the "unhealthy Southern migrant" hypothesis with regard to cigarette smoking among African Americans...
  8. doi request reprint Link between facultative melanin and tobacco use among African Americans
    Gary King
    Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 92:589-96. 2009
    ..This analysis may have important implications for research and interventions on tobacco dependence and disease outcomes. Further research on melanin and nicotine among African Americans as well as other population groups is warranted...
  9. pmc African Americans' attitudes toward cigarette excise taxes
    Gary King
    315 Health and Human Development East, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:828-34. 2003
    ..This study examined African Americans' opinions regarding cigarette excise taxes and other tobacco control issues...
  10. ncbi request reprint Smoking in Cape Town: community influences on adolescent tobacco use
    Gary King
    University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Prev Med 36:114-23. 2003
    ..This paper examines the effect of pro- and antisocial opinions about communities on cigarette use by Black, Colored, and White 8th- and 11th-grade students in Cape Town, South Africa...
  11. ncbi request reprint The Master Settlement Agreement and African Americans: opinions about the allocation of resources
    Gary King
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Promot Pract 5:135S-142S. 2004
    ..S. society...
  12. pmc Determinants of previous HIV testing and knowledge of partner's HIV status among men attending a voluntary counseling and testing clinic in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Donaldson Conserve
    1The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    Am J Mens Health 7:450-60. 2013
    ..The low rate of VCT use among men underscores the need for more intensive initiatives to target men and remove the barriers that prevent HIV disclosure. ..
  13. doi request reprint Bias in a binary risk behaviour model subject to inconsistent reports and dropout in a South African high school cohort study
    Perpetual Chikobvu
    University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Stat Med 28:494-509. 2009
    ..The inverse probability weighting approach is more precise and is suitable for this setting in order to determine risk factors for the incidence of self-reported substance used in a cohort with a high dropout rate...
  14. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse and behavioral correlates of sexual assault among South African adolescents
    Gary King
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, 315 HHDE, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 28:683-96. 2004
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  15. ncbi request reprint A systematic literature review of tobacco use among adults 15 years and older in sub-Saharan Africa
    Loraine Townsend
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health and Adolescent Health Research Institute, University of Cape Town, E36A Groote Schuur Hospital, Observatory, Cape Town 7925, South Africa
    Drug Alcohol Depend 84:14-27. 2006
    ..The purpose of this review is to synthesize the available prevalence data on current tobacco use among adults in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Associations between maternal closeness, suicidal ideation, and risk behaviors in Cape Town
    Tamika D Gilreath
    Dept of Biobehavorial Health, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 18:174-9. 2009
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  17. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the relationship between high school dropout and substance use
    Loraine Townsend
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, and Adolescent Health Research Institute, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 10:295-317. 2007
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  18. ncbi request reprint Correlates of sexual abuse and smoking among French adults
    Gary King
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, 315 East Henderson Building, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA 16802, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 30:709-23. 2006
    ..The goal of this study was to examine the association between sexual abuse (SA) and initiation, cessation, and current cigarette smoking among a large representative adult population in France...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and alcohol use as predictors of HIV testing in the United States: results from the 2010 National Health Interview Survey
    Donaldson Conserve
    a Department of Biobehavioral Health, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    AIDS Care 26:842-9. 2014
    ..This study demonstrated that among the full sample and African Americans, cigarette smoking and alcohol use were significantly associated with HIV testing regardless of HIV risk perceptions...
  20. pmc Condom use among HIV-positive sexually active adults and partner's HIV status in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Donaldson Conserve
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, The Pennsylvania State University Penn State, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 23:191-203. 2012
    ..Future efforts to prevent new HIV infections should aim to increase condom use, and prevention practices that facilitate HIV-positive individuals to communicate their HIV status with partners...
  21. ncbi request reprint Substantiation as a multitier process: the results of a NIS-3 analysis
    Gary King
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, Penn State University, USA
    Child Maltreat 8:173-82. 2003
    ..Previous studies on child maltreatment reporting have focused mainly on one level of substantiation. This article analyzes factors influencing the multitiered substantiation process...
  22. pmc Eliminating tobacco-related health disparities: directions for future research
    Pebbles Fagan
    Tobacco Control Research Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7337, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:211-7. 2004
    ..These recommendations will ultimately help guide the field in reducing and eliminating tobacco-related disparities in the United States...
  23. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in depression and smoking among youth in Cape Town, South Africa
    Anita F Fernander
    Department of Behavioral Science, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0086, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:41-50. 2006
    ..This paper examines gender differences in the association between depression, racially classified social group (RCSG) status, social amenities, and grade level with smoking among South African youth in Cape Town...
  24. ncbi request reprint A "politically robust" experimental design for public policy evaluation, with application to the Mexican universal health insurance program
    Gary King
    Institute for Quantitative Social Science, Harvard University, USA
    J Policy Anal Manage 26:479-506. 2007
    ..The evaluation is also large scale, constituting one of the largest policy experiments to date and what may be the largest randomized health policy experiment ever...
  25. ncbi request reprint Achieving high rates of consent for genetic testing among African American smokers
    Lisa Sanderson Cox
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:711-6. 2007
    ..Findings support the inclusion of African Americans within genetic investigation of tobacco use and treatment...
  26. pmc Concordance rates for smoking among African-American twins
    Keith E Whitfield
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, P O Box 90085 Sociology Psychology Building, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:213-7. 2007
    ..The goal of the current investigation was to examine the proportion of genetic and environmental influences on smoking in a sample of adult African-American twins...
  27. ncbi request reprint Smoking by French general practitioners: behaviour, attitudes and practice
    Loic Josseran
    Service de Sante Publique, Hopital de la Pitie Salpetriere, 47 83 bvd de l hopital, 75013 Paris, France
    Eur J Public Health 15:33-8. 2005
    ..This paper examines smoking prevalence, sociodemographic factors and the medical practice of French general practitioners...
  28. ncbi request reprint Estimating risk and rate levels, ratios and differences in case-control studies
    Gary King
    Department of Government, Harvard University, Global Programme on Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organization, Center for Basic Research in the Social Sciences, 34 Kirkland Street, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Stat Med 21:1409-27. 2002
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  29. doi request reprint Role of parental monitoring in understanding the benefits of parental acceptance on adolescent adherence and metabolic control of type 1 diabetes
    Cynthia A Berg
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:678-83. 2008
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  30. ncbi request reprint Leisure boredom and high school dropout in Cape Town, South Africa
    Lisa Wegner
    HIV AIDS Program, University of the Western Cape, Private Bag X17, Bellville 7535, South Africa
    J Adolesc 31:421-31. 2008
    ..Further research is needed to investigate the longitudinal association between leisure boredom and school dropout...
  31. ncbi request reprint Social networks' influence on tobacco use among students in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Pamela Kaduri
    Department of Psychiatry, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Tanzania
    Promot Educ 12:66-70. 2005
  32. ncbi request reprint Addressing tobacco-related health disparities
    Eric T Moolchan
    National Institute on Drug Abuse, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Addiction 102:30-42. 2007
    ..We will show the importance of an approach that integrates the human life-cycle (developmental) and tobacco addiction cycle (behavioral) for interventions that address group-specific vulnerabilities...
  33. ncbi request reprint Death by survey: estimating adult mortality without selection bias from sibling survival data
    Emmanuela Gakidou
    Institute for Quantitative Social Science, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Demography 43:569-85. 2006
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Research Grants2

  1. PSU-WESTERN & SOUTHERN AFRICAN TOBACCO RESEARCH PROJECT
    Gary King; Fiscal Year: 2002
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