James M Nonnemaker

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Affiliation: RTI International
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Are methamphetamine precursor control laws effective tools to fight the methamphetamine epidemic?
    James Nonnemaker
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    Health Econ 20:519-31. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Public and private domains of religiosity and adolescent smoking transitions
    James Nonnemaker
    RTI International RTP, Department of Health, Social and Economic Research, 3040 Cornwallis Rd, PO Box 12194, RTP, NC 27709 2194, USA
    Soc Sci Med 62:3084-95. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Measurement properties of the Fagerström Test for nicotine dependence adapted for use in an adolescent sample
    James M Nonnemaker
    RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Addict Behav 32:181-6. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Do different styles of antismoking ads influence the types of smokers who call quitlines?
    James M Nonnemaker
    Public Health and Policy Research, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Health Educ Res 28:23-30. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Initiation with menthol cigarettes and youth smoking uptake
    James Nonnemaker
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    Addiction 108:171-8. 2013
  6. pmc Parent-child communication and marijuana initiation: evidence using discrete-time survival analysis
    James M Nonnemaker
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Addict Behav 37:1342-8. 2012
  7. pmc Inhalant use initiation among U.S. adolescents: evidence from the National Survey of Parents and Youth using discrete-time survival analysis
    James M Nonnemaker
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Addict Behav 36:878-81. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Youth BMI trajectories: evidence from the NLSY97
    James M Nonnemaker
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1274-80. 2009
  9. pmc Self-reported exposure to policy and environmental influences on smoking cessation and relapse: a 2-year longitudinal population-based study
    James Nonnemaker
    RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, P O Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:3591-608. 2011
  10. pmc Smoking initiation among youth: the role of cigarette excise taxes and prices by race/ethnicity and gender
    James M Nonnemaker
    RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    J Health Econ 30:560-7. 2011

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Publications33

  1. doi request reprint Are methamphetamine precursor control laws effective tools to fight the methamphetamine epidemic?
    James Nonnemaker
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    Health Econ 20:519-31. 2011
    ..Some evidence suggests that domestic production was impacted by these legislative efforts, but there is also evidence that prices fell, purities rose, and treatment episodes increased...
  2. ncbi request reprint Public and private domains of religiosity and adolescent smoking transitions
    James Nonnemaker
    RTI International RTP, Department of Health, Social and Economic Research, 3040 Cornwallis Rd, PO Box 12194, RTP, NC 27709 2194, USA
    Soc Sci Med 62:3084-95. 2006
    ..Taken together, these findings demonstrate that the domains in which religiosity are important extend beyond the individual and include religious institutions...
  3. ncbi request reprint Measurement properties of the Fagerström Test for nicotine dependence adapted for use in an adolescent sample
    James M Nonnemaker
    RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Addict Behav 32:181-6. 2007
    ..It should be noted that these study results speak to the dimensionality of the FTND and not to the dimensionality of a general nicotine dependence construct in adolescents...
  4. doi request reprint Do different styles of antismoking ads influence the types of smokers who call quitlines?
    James M Nonnemaker
    Public Health and Policy Research, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Health Educ Res 28:23-30. 2013
    ..These results suggest that why to quit-graphic ads influence smokers who are less ready to quit or have lower confidence they can quit, likely new quitters, to call the Quitline...
  5. doi request reprint Initiation with menthol cigarettes and youth smoking uptake
    James Nonnemaker
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    Addiction 108:171-8. 2013
    ..We aimed to assess whether young people who first tried menthol cigarettes were at greater risk of becoming established smokers and dependent on nicotine than young people who started smoking non-menthol cigarettes...
  6. pmc Parent-child communication and marijuana initiation: evidence using discrete-time survival analysis
    James M Nonnemaker
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Addict Behav 37:1342-8. 2012
    ..Our results suggest that parent-child communication about drug use is either not protective (no effect) or - in the case of youth reports of communication - potentially harmful (leading to increased likelihood of marijuana initiation)...
  7. pmc Inhalant use initiation among U.S. adolescents: evidence from the National Survey of Parents and Youth using discrete-time survival analysis
    James M Nonnemaker
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Addict Behav 36:878-81. 2011
    ..These results highlight the need to intervene early for youth at risk of or just beginning to engage in risky behaviors including inhalant use...
  8. doi request reprint Youth BMI trajectories: evidence from the NLSY97
    James M Nonnemaker
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1274-80. 2009
    ..These results highlight the importance of considering heterogeneity in BMI growth among youth and early interventions among those most at risk of the adverse health consequences of excess weight...
  9. pmc Self-reported exposure to policy and environmental influences on smoking cessation and relapse: a 2-year longitudinal population-based study
    James Nonnemaker
    RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, P O Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:3591-608. 2011
    ..A number of policies may have an influence on multiple cessation outcomes. However, the effect varies by cessation outcome, and statistical significance is influenced by model specification...
  10. pmc Smoking initiation among youth: the role of cigarette excise taxes and prices by race/ethnicity and gender
    James M Nonnemaker
    RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    J Health Econ 30:560-7. 2011
    ..Cigarette prices are more consistently a significant determinant of youth smoking initiation, especially for black youth...
  11. ncbi request reprint Tobacco expenditures and child health and nutritional outcomes in rural Bangladesh
    James Nonnemaker
    RTI International RTP, Department of Health, Social and Economic Research, North Carolina, USA
    Soc Sci Med 65:2517-26. 2007
    ..Furthermore, the price of tobacco products is a significant predictor of weight for age for girls and the pooled sample. Our results suggest that higher tobacco prices would, for the most part, improve child health...
  12. ncbi request reprint Measurement properties of a nicotine dependence scale for adolescents
    James Nonnemaker
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:295-301. 2004
    ..We found no meaningful differences in the measurement properties of the NDSA across these groups. The six-item self-report NDSA had good measurement properties in our sample...
  13. ncbi request reprint Public and private domains of religiosity and adolescent health risk behaviors: evidence from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health
    James M Nonnemaker
    Research Triangle Institute International, Health, Social, and Economic Research, 3040 Cornwallis Road, PO Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 22709 2194, USA
    Soc Sci Med 57:2049-54. 2003
    ..Needed is both theoretical work that identifies mechanisms that could explain the different patterns of empirical results and surveys that collect data specific to the hypothesized mechanisms...
  14. doi request reprint Promotion of smoking cessation with emotional and/or graphic antismoking advertising
    Matthew C Farrelly
    Public Health and Environment Division, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:475-82. 2012
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  15. pmc Influence of Point-of-Sale Tobacco Displays and Graphic Health Warning Signs on Adults: Evidence From a Virtual Store Experimental Study
    Annice E Kim
    Annice E Kim, James M Nonnemaker, Brett R Loomis, Paul R Shafer, Asma Shaikh, and Matthew C Farrelly are with the Public Health Policy Research Program, and John W Holloway is with the Discovery Science and Technology Division, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC Edward Hill is with Tarheel Technologies, Durham, NC
    Am J Public Health 104:888-95. 2014
    ..Conclusions. These data show that POS tobacco displays influence purchase behavior. Banning them may reduce cues to smoke and unplanned tobacco purchases. ..
  16. doi request reprint Promoting calls to a quitline: quantifying the influence of message theme, strong negative emotions and graphic images in television advertisements
    Matthew C Farrelly
    RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, PO Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Tob Control 20:279-84. 2011
    ..To understand the relative effectiveness of television advertisements that differ in their thematic focus and portrayals of negative emotions and/or graphic images in promoting calls to a smokers' quitline...
  17. doi request reprint Exploring differences in smokers' perceptions of the effectiveness of cessation media messages
    Kevin C Davis
    RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    Tob Control 20:26-33. 2011
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  18. ncbi request reprint Are menthol cigarettes a starter product for youth?
    James C Hersey
    RTI International, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:403-13. 2006
    ..The study suggests that menthol cigarettes are a starter product that may be associated with smoking uptake by youth...
  19. doi request reprint Menthol cigarettes contribute to the appeal and addiction potential of smoking for youth
    James C Hersey
    Research Triangle Institute International, Washington, DC 20005, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:S136-46. 2010
    ..Menthol cigarettes are a common choice of cigarettes among young smokers that contribute to the addictive potential of cigarette smoking...
  20. pmc Racial/ethnic differences in perceived smoking prevalence: evidence from a national survey of teens
    Kevin C Davis
    RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 277009, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:4152-68. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that disproportionate exposure to social contextual factors may partially explain why minority youth exhibit such high levels of perceived smoking prevalence...
  21. ncbi request reprint The influence of antismoking television advertisements on cessation by race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and mental health status
    James M Nonnemaker
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e102943. 2014
    ..In particular, it suggests that a general campaign can promote cessation among a range of sociodemographic groups. More research is needed to understand what message strategies might work for those with poor mental health. ..
  22. pmc The consequences of high cigarette excise taxes for low-income smokers
    Matthew C Farrelly
    Research Triangle Institute International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e43838. 2012
    ..To illustrate the burden of high cigarette excise taxes on low-income smokers...
  23. ncbi request reprint Exposure to electronic cigarette television advertisements among youth and young adults
    Jennifer C Duke
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina and
    Pediatrics 134:e29-36. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to analyze trends in youth and young adult exposure to e-cigarette television advertisements in the United States...
  24. doi request reprint Influence of tobacco displays and ads on youth: a virtual store experiment
    Annice E Kim
    Public Health Policy Research Program, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e88-95. 2013
    ..To examine the potential impact of banning tobacco displays and ads at the point of sale (POS) on youth outcomes...
  25. ncbi request reprint Association between national smoking prevention campaigns and perceived smoking prevalence among youth in the United States
    Kevin C Davis
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:430-6. 2007
    ..To understand the potential effects of anti-smoking media campaigns on perceived peer smoking prevalence, a noted predictor of smoking initiation and prevalence among youth...
  26. ncbi request reprint The theory of "truth": how counterindustry campaigns affect smoking behavior among teens
    James C Hershey
    RTI International, Washington, DC 20036 3209, USA
    Health Psychol 24:22-31. 2005
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  27. doi request reprint The Influence of the National truth campaign on smoking initiation
    Matthew C Farrelly
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:379-84. 2009
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the effectiveness of a prominent national youth smoking-prevention campaign in the U.S. known as truth that was launched in February 2000...
  28. ncbi request reprint The effects of state counterindustry media campaigns on beliefs, attitudes, and smoking status among teens and young adults
    James C Hersey
    RTI, 1615 M Street, NW, Suite 740, Washington, DC 20036 3209, USA
    Prev Med 37:544-52. 2003
    ..This study sought to identify the pathways through which state-funded counterindustry media campaigns influence beliefs and attitudes regarding tobacco industry practices and smoking status...
  29. ncbi request reprint Peer effects in adolescent overweight
    Justin G Trogdon
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    J Health Econ 27:1388-99. 2008
    ..The impact of peer weight is larger among females and adolescents with high body mass index. The results are consistent with social multipliers for adolescent overweight policies...
  30. pmc New York tobacco control program cessation assistance: costs, benefits, and effectiveness
    Sean A Simpson
    RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, P O Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:1037-47. 2013
    ..These benefits are of sufficient magnitude to fully offset expenditures not only on these initiatives, but on NY TCP as a whole...
  31. ncbi request reprint Multiple tobacco product use among adults in the United States: Cigarettes, cigars, electronic cigarettes, hookah, smokeless tobacco, and snus
    Youn O Lee
    RTI International, Public Health Research Division, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 62:14-9. 2014
    ..Researchers need to understand multiple tobacco product use to assess the effects of these products on population health. We estimate national prevalence and examine risk factors for multiple product use...
  32. ncbi request reprint Promoting school connectedness: evidence from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health
    Clea A McNeely
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health, University of Minnesota, University Gateway, Suite 260, 200 Oak St, SE, Minneapolis, MN 55445, USA
    J Sch Health 72:138-46. 2002
    ..Positive classroom management climates, participation in extracurricular activities, tolerant disciplinary policies, and small school size were associated positively with higher school connectedness...
  33. ncbi request reprint Income inequality, race, and child well-being: an aggregate analysis in the 50 United States
    Jane D McLeod
    Department of Sociology, Indiana University, Ballantine Hall 744, 1020 E Kirkwood Ave, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 45:249-64. 2004
    ..e., representing the independent influence of social context). Whereas cross-level effects are still possible, our results cast doubt on the health relevance of these aggregate characteristics of the population...

Research Grants1

  1. Tobacco Control Policies and Youth Smoking Transitions
    James Nonnemaker; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The panel data and the discrete-time hazard model allow for the control of unobserved individual and state-level effects. ..