M Hovell

Summary

Affiliation: San Diego State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Challenges for the smoking ban in Israeli pubs and bars: analysis guided by the behavioral ecological model
    Orna Baron-Epel
    School of Public Health, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, Haifa, Israel
    Isr J Health Policy Res 1:28. 2012
  2. pmc Perceived neighborhood environment and physical activity in 11 countries: do associations differ by country?
    Ding Ding
    Department of Family Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:57. 2013
  3. pmc Tobacco use and asking prices of used cars: prevalence, costs, and new opportunities for changing smoking behavior
    Georg E Matt
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, USA
    Tob Induc Dis 4:2. 2008
  4. pmc Multi-level barriers to LTBI treatment: a research note
    Linda Hill
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92037 0811, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:544-50. 2010
  5. pmc Physical activity and sedentary behaviours among rural adults in Suixi, China: a cross-sectional study
    Ding Ding
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:37. 2011
  6. pmc Development, design, and conceptual issues of project zero exposure: A program to protect young children from tobacco smoke exposure
    Laura J Rosen
    Dept, of Health Promotion, School of Public Health, Sacker Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, POB 39040, Ramat Aviv 69978 Israel
    BMC Public Health 11:508. 2011
  7. pmc Counseling to reduce children's secondhand smoke exposure and help parents quit smoking: a controlled trial
    Melbourne F Hovell
    San Diego State University, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego, CA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1383-94. 2009
  8. pmc Defining residential tobacco home policies: a behavioural and cultural perspective
    M Hovell
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, San Diego State University, California, USA
    Arch Dis Child 90:661-2. 2005
  9. pmc The behavioral ecology of secondhand smoke exposure: A pathway to complete tobacco control
    Melbourne F Hovell
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 230, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1254-64. 2009
  10. pmc Parent/Child training to increase preteens' calcium, physical activity, and bone density: a controlled trial
    Melbourne F Hovell
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92123, USA
    Am J Health Promot 24:118-28. 2009

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Publications72

  1. pmc Challenges for the smoking ban in Israeli pubs and bars: analysis guided by the behavioral ecological model
    Orna Baron-Epel
    School of Public Health, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, Haifa, Israel
    Isr J Health Policy Res 1:28. 2012
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  2. pmc Perceived neighborhood environment and physical activity in 11 countries: do associations differ by country?
    Ding Ding
    Department of Family Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:57. 2013
    ..The current study examined whether associations between perceived attributes of neighborhood environments and physical activity differed by country...
  3. pmc Tobacco use and asking prices of used cars: prevalence, costs, and new opportunities for changing smoking behavior
    Georg E Matt
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, USA
    Tob Induc Dis 4:2. 2008
    ..New directions for research, tobacco control policies, and health education are discussed to further reduce smoking behavior, to help consumers make informed purchasing decisions, and to protect nonsmokers from SHS exposure...
  4. pmc Multi-level barriers to LTBI treatment: a research note
    Linda Hill
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92037 0811, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:544-50. 2010
    ..This study describes the barriers to effective and timely LTBI treatment encountered in a research study on INH adherence in Latino adolescents...
  5. pmc Physical activity and sedentary behaviours among rural adults in Suixi, China: a cross-sectional study
    Ding Ding
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:37. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc Development, design, and conceptual issues of project zero exposure: A program to protect young children from tobacco smoke exposure
    Laura J Rosen
    Dept, of Health Promotion, School of Public Health, Sacker Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, POB 39040, Ramat Aviv 69978 Israel
    BMC Public Health 11:508. 2011
    ..The objective of this paper is to document our approach to building the intervention, to describe the planned intervention, and to explore the conceptual issues regarding the intervention and its evaluation...
  7. pmc Counseling to reduce children's secondhand smoke exposure and help parents quit smoking: a controlled trial
    Melbourne F Hovell
    San Diego State University, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego, CA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1383-94. 2009
    ..We tested a combined intervention to reduce children's secondhand smoke exposure (SHSe) and help parents quit smoking...
  8. pmc Defining residential tobacco home policies: a behavioural and cultural perspective
    M Hovell
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, San Diego State University, California, USA
    Arch Dis Child 90:661-2. 2005
  9. pmc The behavioral ecology of secondhand smoke exposure: A pathway to complete tobacco control
    Melbourne F Hovell
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 230, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1254-64. 2009
    ..This article outlines a theoretical framework for research concerning secondhand smoke exposure (SHSe) prevention as a means to curtail the tobacco industry...
  10. pmc Parent/Child training to increase preteens' calcium, physical activity, and bone density: a controlled trial
    Melbourne F Hovell
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92123, USA
    Am J Health Promot 24:118-28. 2009
    ..To test effects of parent/child training designed to increase calcium intake, bone-loading physical activity (PA), and bone density...
  11. pmc Providing coaching and cotinine results to preteens to reduce their secondhand smoke exposure: a randomized trial
    Melbourne F Hovell
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Chest 140:681-9. 2011
    ..Most interventions to protect children from SHSe have coached adult smokers. This trial determined whether coaching and cotinine feedback provided to preteens can reduce their SHSe...
  12. ncbi request reprint The public health significance of ETS exposure to dogs and other pets
    Melbourne F Hovell
    San Diego State University, Graduate School of Public Health, and Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:1067-9. 2007
  13. doi request reprint Culturally tailored aerobic exercise intervention for low-income Latinas
    Melbourne F Hovell
    San Diego State University, California, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:155-63. 2008
    ..To determine the efficacy of community-based, culturally tailored exercise intervention on the moderate and vigorous physical activity and physiologic outcomes of low-income Latino women (Latinas)...
  14. pmc Teaching research methods to graduate students in public health
    Melbourne F Hovell
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Public Health Rep 123:248-54. 2008
  15. ncbi request reprint Predictors of adherence to treatment for latent tuberculosis infection in high-risk Latino adolescents: a behavioral epidemiological analysis
    Melbourne Hovell
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, Ste 230, 92123, CA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 56:1789-96. 2003
    ..Doing so should decrease the risk of active TB among high-risk racial/ethnic and foreign-born populations...
  16. ncbi request reprint Acculturation and health risk behaviors among Californians of Korean descent
    Yoon Ju Song
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, C BEACH, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Prev Med 39:147-56. 2004
    ..This study examined the effects of acculturation on health behaviors among Korean-Americans in California compared to Koreans in Seoul...
  17. pmc Increasing Latino adolescents' adherence to treatment for latent tuberculosis infection: a controlled trial
    Melbourne F Hovell
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA 92123, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1871-7. 2003
    ..We sought to determine the efficacy of coaching Latino adolescents with latent tuberculosis infection to adhere to isoniazid treatment...
  18. pmc Parent quit attempts after counseling to reduce children's secondhand smoke exposure and promote cessation: main and moderating relationships
    Sandy Liles
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1395-406. 2009
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in condom-related behaviors and attitudes among Mexican adolescents living on the U.S.-Mexico border
    Ana P Martinez-Donate
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 16:172-86. 2004
    ..The results suggest that stereotypical gender roles and communication barriers place Tijuana female high school students at higher risk for HIV infection than their male peers...
  20. pmc The interaction of sexual identity with sexual behavior and its influence on HIV risk among latino men: results of a community survey in northern San Diego County, California
    Jennifer A Zellner
    Center of Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:125-32. 2009
    ..We examined the sexual behavior, sexual identities, and HIV risk factors of a community sample of Latino men to inform efforts to reduce Latinos' HIV risk...
  21. ncbi request reprint Feasibility and use of school-based condom availability programs in Tijuana, Mexico
    Jennifer A Zellner
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, CBEACH, Graduate School of Public Health, GSPH, San Diego State University, SDSU, California 92123, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:649-57. 2006
    ..Results demonstrate the feasibility of implementing CAPs in Mexican schools and suggest that these programs can improve adolescents' condom access...
  22. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption among low-income pregnant Latinas
    Christina D Chambers
    Department of Pediatrics and Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:2022-8. 2005
    ..We assessed the prevalence of alcohol consumption in a sample of low-income pregnant Latinas and examined risk factors for alcohol use in the periconceptional period...
  23. pmc Crossing borders: the impact of the California Tobacco Control Program on both sides of the US-Mexico border
    Ana P Martinez-Donate
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, Calif, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:258-67. 2008
    ..Similar programs should be implemented in other regions; they have widespread effects on social norms and behaviors related to smoking and environmental tobacco smoke and can help achieve tobacco control across nations...
  24. pmc Employment and social "determinants" of smoking in urbanizing China: a representative survey
    Ding Ding
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:779-84. 2009
    ..New commercial systems have introduced high profits but also layoffs in the absence of government security systems...
  25. pmc Exploring religious mechanisms for healthy alcohol use: religious messages and drinking among Korean women in California
    John W Ayers
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123 4388, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:890-8. 2009
    ..This research identifies social reinforcers within religious institutions associated with alcohol consumption among Korean women in California...
  26. ncbi request reprint Engineering clinician leadership and success in tobacco control: recommendations for policy and practice in Hungary and Central Europe
    M Hovell
    Center for Behavioural Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, U S A
    Eur J Dent Educ 8:51-60. 2004
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Inconsistent report of pre-pregnancy-recognition alcohol use by Latinas
    Suzanne C Hughes
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 230, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Matern Child Health J 13:857-64. 2009
    ..This study compared pregnant Latinas' report of alcohol use for the 3-month period before pregnancy recognition with two different methods of data collection, in an attempt to identify opportunities for improved screening...
  28. ncbi request reprint Secondhand smoke exposure among nonsmoking adults in Seoul, Korea
    Suzanne C Hughes
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 9:247-52. 2008
    ..The results highlight the need for strong, comprehensive SHS control measures, such as a complete ban of smoking in all workplaces and public places, as well as public health campaigns to promote home smoking bans and non-smoking norms...
  29. pmc When smokers move out and non-smokers move in: residential thirdhand smoke pollution and exposure
    Georg E Matt
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182 4611, USA
    Tob Control 20:e1. 2011
    ..This study examined whether thirdhand smoke (THS) persists in smokers' homes after they move out and non-smokers move in, and whether new non-smoking residents are exposed to THS in these homes...
  30. pmc Fidelity issues in secondhand smoking interventions for children
    Marilyn Johnson-Kozlow
    San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1677-90. 2008
    ..Enhancing methodological and theoretical fidelity will speed identification of valid theoretical precepts that will, in turn, guide effective public health prevention programs...
  31. doi request reprint Residual tobacco smoke pollution in used cars for sale: air, dust, and surfaces
    Georg E Matt
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 4611, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1467-75. 2008
    ..Disclosure requirements and smoke-free certifications could help protect nonsmoking buyers of used cars...
  32. pmc Secondhand smoke avoidance by preteens living with smokers: to leave or stay?
    Ding Ding
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 230, San Diego, CA 92123 4388, USA
    Addict Behav 35:989-94. 2010
    ..Secondhand smoke (SHS) is hazardous to children's health. Designing interventions to reduce exposure requires understanding children's behavior in the presence of smokers, yet little is known about this behavior...
  33. pmc Home smoking bans in an urbanizing community in China
    Ming Ji
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:132-6. 2009
    ..This paper presents a quantitative study on home smoking bans in an urbanizing community in Shanghai, China...
  34. pmc Does church participation facilitate tobacco control? A report on Korean immigrants
    C Richard Hofstetter
    Department of Political Science and the Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:187-97. 2010
    ..This study explores hypotheses linking church attendance to smoking prevalence, cessation, exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), and household smoking bans among Korean immigrants in California...
  35. pmc Predictors of weapon carrying in youth attending drop-in centers
    Elaine J Blumberg
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Am J Health Behav 33:745-58. 2009
    ..To test and compare 2 predictive models of weapon carrying in youth (n = 308) recruited from 4 drop-in centers in San Diego and Imperial counties...
  36. pmc Adolescents validly report their exposure to secondhand smoke
    Marilyn Johnson-Kozlow
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:914-9. 2010
    ..This study examined the validity of child-reported exposure to secondhand smoke (SHS) and investigated factors, such as child's age, which might affect accuracy of recall...
  37. pmc It's others, not the police: smoking, reprimand, and fines among adults of Korean descent in California
    C Richard Hofstetter
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Health Psychol 29:255-61. 2010
    ..This study assesses the association of immediate social and legal reprimand and current smoking status among Californians of Korean descent...
  38. pmc Engaging community businesses in human immunodeficiency virus prevention: a feasibility study
    Liza S Rovniak
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Health Promot 24:347-53. 2010
    ..To explore the feasibility of engaging community businesses in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention...
  39. pmc Longitudinal study of household smoking ban adoption among Korean Americans
    Suzanne C Hughes
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:437-40. 2009
    ..Few longitudinal studies have examined the adoption of bans on smoking in private homes...
  40. pmc The reliability and practicality of the Arkansas method assay of isoniazid adherence
    Katharine E Schmitz
    The Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Clin Nurs Res 19:131-43. 2010
    ..These findings have important implications for providers of treatment and researchers and provide the impetus for both to examine the potential of using the AM of INH metabolite testing as a measure of medication adherence...
  41. doi request reprint Home smoking restrictions among Koreans in Seoul
    Suzanne C Hughes
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, Department of Political Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Asia Pac J Public Health 21:63-70. 2009
    ..Home smoking bans should be promoted by media campaigns and other tobacco control activities, because knowledge of the effects of ETS was already high...
  42. doi request reprint Environmental tobacco smoke exposure among Korean American nonsmokers in California
    Suzanne C Hughes
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:663-70. 2008
    ..The results indicate the need for a complete ban of smoking in workplaces and in private homes to prevent exposure, particularly for women whose husbands smoke...
  43. ncbi request reprint Urine testing to monitor adherence to TB preventive therapy
    Sharon Perry
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:235-8. 2002
    ..The test may be useful as part of an adherence-monitoring program when used in conjunction with self-reported measures...
  44. ncbi request reprint Self-report INH adherence measures were reliable and valid in Latino adolescents with latent tuberculosis infection
    Elaine J Blumberg
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA 92123, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:645-8. 2005
    ..To test the reliability and validity of 8-day and 30-day self-report measures of adherence to daily isoniazid (INH) for treatment of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Behavioral counseling for reducing children's ETS exposure: implementation in community clinics
    Joy M Zakarian
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA 92123, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:1061-74. 2004
    ..Implications for future effectiveness trials are discussed...
  46. ncbi request reprint HIV infection in mobile populations: the case of Mexican migrants to the United States
    Ana P Martinez-Donate
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, San Diego, San Diego State University, California 92123, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 17:26-9. 2005
    ..This region handles 37% of the migrant flow between Mexico and the United States and represents the natural port of entry for Mexican migrants to California...
  47. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of two school-based HIV prevention interventions in the border city of Tijuana, Mexico
    Ana P Martinez-Donate
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Sex Res 41:267-78. 2004
    ..Access to the condom distribution program alone had no effects on behavioral and psychosocial correlates of HIV transmission. We discuss implications of these results...
  48. ncbi request reprint Tobacco use and acculturation among Californians of Korean descent: a behavioral epidemiological analysis
    C Richard Hofstetter
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:481-9. 2004
    ..Results suggest that acculturation processes influence tobacco use differentially by gender, and future research is needed to identify the implications of processes in tobacco initiation and cessation...
  49. pmc Determinants and prevalence of late HIV testing in Tijuana, Mexico
    Claudia M Carrizosa
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92123, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:333-40. 2010
    ..65, 0.47-0.92); and stigma regarding HIV testing (AOR = 0.66, 0.45-0.97). These findings may inform the design of interventions to increase timely HIV testing and help reduce HIV transmission in the community at large...
  50. ncbi request reprint Acceptability and validity of hair collection from Latino children to assess exposure to environmental tobacco smoke
    Susan I Woodruff
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:375-85. 2003
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Protecting children from environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure: a critical review
    Christine A Gehrman
    San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego CA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:289-301. 2003
    ..Challenges and limitations in this area of study are examined. A model for ETS interventions is proposed, and directions for future research are set forth...
  52. ncbi request reprint Asthma management and environmental tobacco smoke exposure reduction in Latino children: a controlled trial
    Melbourne F Hovell
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92123, USA
    Pediatrics 110:946-56. 2002
    ..This study tested the efficacy of coaching to reduce environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure among asthmatic Latino children...
  53. ncbi request reprint Enhancing theoretical fidelity: an e-mail-based walking program demonstration
    Liza S Rovniak
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA 92123, USA
    Am J Health Promot 20:85-95. 2005
    ..To examine the extent to which theoretical fidelity, or precision in replicating theory-based recommendations, influenced the effectiveness of two walking programs based on social cognitive theory (SCT)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Smoking, exposure to secondhand smoke, and smoking restrictions in Tijuana, Mexico
    Ana P Martinez-Donate
    San Diego State University, Graduate School of Public Health, Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, San Diego, California 92123, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 18:412-7. 2005
    ..To estimate the prevalence of tobacco use, exposure to secondhand smoke, and smoking restrictions in the home and workplace among residents of Tijuana, one of Mexico's largest cities...
  55. ncbi request reprint Pilot study using hair nicotine feedback to reduce Latino children's environmental tobacco smoke exposure
    Susan I Woodruff
    San Diego State University, Graduate School of Public Health, Health Promotion Division, 9245 Sky Park Ct, Ste, 120 San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:93-7. 2007
    ..This was a pilot study to assess the usability and impact of a feedback-based environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) reduction approach for Latino families...
  56. ncbi request reprint Demography of exercise among Californians of Korean descent: a cross-sectional telephone survey
    C Richard Hofstetter
    Department of Political Science, Graduate School of Public Health, Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 230, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 10:53-65. 2008
    ..Interventions to promote physical activity should be adapted not only for the Korean culture but also for specific subgroups defined demographically...
  57. ncbi request reprint Correlates of home smoking bans among Mexican-Americans
    Ana P Martinez-Donate
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 230, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:229-36. 2007
    ..Design. A telephone survey on tobacco use and home policies was conducted using stratified, random sampling of listed phone numbers...
  58. ncbi request reprint The variability of urinary cotinine levels in young children: implications for measuring ETS exposure
    Georg E Matt
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego 92182 4611, CA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:83-92. 2007
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint The first puff: forces in smoking initiation among Californians of Korean descent
    C Richard Hofstetter
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA 92123, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:1277-86. 2007
    ..Social reinforcers that lead to taking the first puff also discriminated between those who became current smokers and those who did not. Interventions should be directed at these variables among young Korean nonsmokers and new smokers...
  60. ncbi request reprint Promoting stair use by modeling: an experimental application of the Behavioral Ecological Model
    Marc A Adams
    PhD, MPH, Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 230, San Diego, CA, 92123, USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:101-9. 2006
    ..This study evaluated the effect of behavioral modeling and social factors promoting stair use...
  61. pmc Reducing the gap between the economic costs of tobacco and funds for tobacco training in schools of public health
    Liza S Rovniak
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:538-46. 2006
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Measuring secondhand smoke exposure in children: an ecological measurement approach
    Georg E Matt
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 4611, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:156-75. 2008
    ..Behavioral, environmental, and biological measures of secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure are reviewed with special consideration of medically at-risk children...
  63. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a police and social services domestic violence program: empirical evidence needed to inform public health policies
    Melbourne F Hovell
    San Diego State University, USA
    Violence Against Women 12:137-59. 2006
    ..7 (95% Confidence Interval [CI]: 1.2 to 2.5) times greater recidivism rate than controls. Although increased reporting cannot be ruled out, results raise concerns about the effects of domestic violence interventions...
  64. ncbi request reprint Childhood overweight and orthodontists: results of a survey
    Jeannie S Huang
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Public Health Dent 66:292-4. 2006
    ..A survey among orthodontists to assess clinical procedures of overweight screening and nutrition intervention among youth was conducted...
  65. ncbi request reprint Latino children with asthma: rates and risks for medical care utilization
    Jill Berg
    UCLA School of Nursing, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Asthma 41:147-57. 2004
    ..Quality and monitored health care with optimization of asthma management could reduce costly acute care services...
  66. ncbi request reprint Predictors of substance use among homeless youth in San Diego
    Chad A Bousman
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 230, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Addict Behav 30:1100-10. 2005
    ..These results may inform future prevention strategies for homeless youth and other high-risk populations...
  67. ncbi request reprint Improving self-reports of drug-use: numeric estimates as fuzzy sets
    Georg E Matt
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, CA 98212 4611, USA
    Addiction 98:1239-47. 2003
    ..This study compared traditional crisp set to fuzzy set representations of quantitative estimates of drug use to investigate what survey respondents recall about their drug use...
  68. ncbi request reprint Strength vs aerobic training in children with cystic fibrosis: a randomized controlled trial
    David M Orenstein
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 230, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Chest 126:1204-14. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of a home-based, semi-supervised, upper-body strength-training regimen with a similarly structured aerobic training regimen...
  69. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of risk factors for HIV infection among Mexican migrants and immigrants: probability survey in the North border of Mexico
    M Gudelia Rangel
    El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, San Antonio del Mar, Baja California, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 48:3-12. 2006
    ....
  70. doi request reprint Reducing secondhand smoke exposure among children and adolescents: emerging issues for intervening with medically at-risk youth
    Vida L Tyc
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 332 N Lauderdale, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:145-55. 2008
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Child behavior and parent management strategies at mealtimes in families with a school-age child with cystic fibrosis
    Lori J Stark
    Division of Psychology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Health Psychol 24:274-80. 2005
    ..Interventions targeting improvement of parent- child interactions during the mealtime are needed to achieve optimal dietary intake...
  72. ncbi request reprint Caloric intake and eating behavior in infants and toddlers with cystic fibrosis
    Scott W Powers
    Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    Pediatrics 109:E75-5. 2002
    ..5) Parents' perceptions of children's mealtime behavior would positively correlate with meal duration and negatively correlate with the number of calories consumed during the meal...