Edward A Smith

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Substance use and sexual risk prevention in Cape Town, South Africa: an evaluation of the HealthWise program
    Edward A Smith
    Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, USA
    Prev Sci 9:311-21. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Adapting evidence-based programs to new contexts: what needs to be changed?
    Edward Smith
    Prevention Research Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Rural Health 23:37-41. 2007
  3. pmc Inconsistent reports of sexual intercourse among South African high school students
    Lori Ann Palen
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    J Adolesc Health 42:221-7. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Rates of missing responses in personal digital assistant (PDA) versus paper assessments
    Lori Ann Palen
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Eval Rev 32:257-72. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Results of a 3-year study of two methods of delivery of life skills training
    Judith R Vicary
    Pennsylvania State University, 315 E Henderson, University Park, 16802, USA
    Health Educ Behav 33:325-39. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Substance use and sexual risk behavior among South African eighth grade students
    Lori Ann Palen
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:761-3. 2006
  7. pmc Introducing the at-risk average causal effect with application to HealthWise South Africa
    Donna L Coffman
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, 204 E Calder Way, Ste 400, State College, PA 16801, USA
    Prev Sci 13:437-47. 2012
  8. pmc Effects of HealthWise South Africa on condom use self-efficacy
    Donna L Coffman
    The Methodology Center, Pennsylvania State University, 204 E Calder Way, Ste 400, State College, PA 16801, USA
    Prev Sci 12:162-72. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint The effect of active parental consent on the ability to generalize the results of an alcohol, tobacco, and other drug prevention trial to rural adolescents
    Kimberly L Henry
    Social Science Research Institute, Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Eval Rev 26:645-55. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Deterioration of academic achievement and marijuana use onset among rural adolescents
    Kimberly L Henry
    Department of Psychology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523 1876, USA
    Health Educ Res 22:372-84. 2007

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Substance use and sexual risk prevention in Cape Town, South Africa: an evaluation of the HealthWise program
    Edward A Smith
    Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, USA
    Prev Sci 9:311-21. 2008
    ..These results suggest that HealthWise is a promising approach to reducing multiple health risk behaviors among the population of school-going South African adolescents...
  2. doi request reprint Adapting evidence-based programs to new contexts: what needs to be changed?
    Edward Smith
    Prevention Research Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Rural Health 23:37-41. 2007
    ....
  3. pmc Inconsistent reports of sexual intercourse among South African high school students
    Lori Ann Palen
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    J Adolesc Health 42:221-7. 2008
    ..This study aims to describe patterns of inconsistent reports of sexual intercourse among a sample of South African adolescents...
  4. doi request reprint Rates of missing responses in personal digital assistant (PDA) versus paper assessments
    Lori Ann Palen
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Eval Rev 32:257-72. 2008
    ..Certain analyses also suggest that paper assessments have higher rates of missingness for items pertaining to participants' sexual behavior. Implications of these results for evaluation research will be discussed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Results of a 3-year study of two methods of delivery of life skills training
    Judith R Vicary
    Pennsylvania State University, 315 E Henderson, University Park, 16802, USA
    Health Educ Behav 33:325-39. 2006
    ..The results of the program, as implemented by regular classroom teachers, reflect many issues relevant to recruitment, training, implementation, adaptation, and institutionalization of prevention programming...
  6. ncbi request reprint Substance use and sexual risk behavior among South African eighth grade students
    Lori Ann Palen
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:761-3. 2006
    ..At the most recent sexual encounter, there was an association between substance use and being unfamiliar with one's sexual partner, but no association between substance use and condom use...
  7. pmc Introducing the at-risk average causal effect with application to HealthWise South Africa
    Donna L Coffman
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, 204 E Calder Way, Ste 400, State College, PA 16801, USA
    Prev Sci 13:437-47. 2012
    ..The proposed method may be useful for prevention scientists evaluating causal effects that may vary across levels of initial risk...
  8. pmc Effects of HealthWise South Africa on condom use self-efficacy
    Donna L Coffman
    The Methodology Center, Pennsylvania State University, 204 E Calder Way, Ste 400, State College, PA 16801, USA
    Prev Sci 12:162-72. 2011
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint The effect of active parental consent on the ability to generalize the results of an alcohol, tobacco, and other drug prevention trial to rural adolescents
    Kimberly L Henry
    Social Science Research Institute, Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Eval Rev 26:645-55. 2002
    ..The sample obtained under active parental consent represents students less at risk for problem behaviors than would have been obtained under passive consent procedures...
  10. ncbi request reprint Deterioration of academic achievement and marijuana use onset among rural adolescents
    Kimberly L Henry
    Department of Psychology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523 1876, USA
    Health Educ Res 22:372-84. 2007
    ..Initiatives targeted at improving academic achievement and/or drug use prevention initiatives designed for poor achieving students may help to prevent initiation of marijuana use...

Research Grants12

  1. Adolescent Drug and HIV Prevention in South Africa
    Edward Smith; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study addresses a pressing need in South Africa as the separate, and interrelated, rates of substance use and risky sexual behavior is among the highest in the world (Flisher, 1993, 1996, in press). ..
  2. LIFE SKILLS INFUSION/PREVENTION IN RURAL JUNIOR HIGH
    Edward Smith; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Finally, we hypothesize that the I-LST will have better acceptance among the teachers and they will continue to implement the program, and at higher levels of fidelity, than the LST teachers. ..
  3. Adolescent Drug and HIV Prevention in South Africa
    Edward Smith; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study addresses a pressing need in South Africa as the separate, and interrelated, rates of substance use and risky sexual behavior is among the highest in the world (Flisher, 1993, 1996, in press). ..