Noel T Brewer

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Systematic review: the long-term effects of false-positive mammograms
    Noel T Brewer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Ann Intern Med 146:502-10. 2007
  2. doi Health literacy and cancer risk perception: implications for genomic risk communication
    Noel T Brewer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Med Decis Making 29:157-66. 2009
  3. doi When genomic and standard test results diverge: implications for breast cancer patients' preference for chemotherapy
    Noel T Brewer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27516, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 117:25-9. 2009
  4. pmc Do correlates of HPV vaccine initiation differ between adolescent boys and girls?
    Melissa B Gilkey
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Vaccine 30:5928-34. 2012
  5. pmc Longitudinal predictors of human papillomavirus vaccine initiation among adolescent girls in a high-risk geographic area
    Noel T Brewer
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:197-204. 2011
  6. pmc Human papillomavirus vaccine discussions: an opportunity for mothers to talk with their daughters about sexual health
    Annie Laurie McRee
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 39:394-401. 2012
  7. doi Knowledge of genomic testing among early-stage breast cancer patients
    Alice R Richman
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Psychooncology 20:28-35. 2011
  8. pmc Statewide HPV vaccine initiation among adolescent females in North Carolina
    Paul L Reiter
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:549-56. 2010
  9. ncbi Women's interest in gene expression analysis for breast cancer recurrence risk
    Suzanne C O'Neill
    University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:4628-34. 2007
  10. pmc HPV vaccine acceptability in heterosexual, gay, and bisexual men
    Paul Gilbert
    UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Mens Health 5:297-305. 2011

Detail Information

Publications78

  1. ncbi Systematic review: the long-term effects of false-positive mammograms
    Noel T Brewer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Ann Intern Med 146:502-10. 2007
    ..Although abnormal screening mammograms deleteriously affect the psychological well-being of women during the time immediately surrounding the tests, their long-term effects are poorly understood...
  2. doi Health literacy and cancer risk perception: implications for genomic risk communication
    Noel T Brewer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Med Decis Making 29:157-66. 2009
    ..We examined how health literacy informs breast cancer survivors' understanding of and meaning assigned to recurrence risks yielded by genomic tests...
  3. doi When genomic and standard test results diverge: implications for breast cancer patients' preference for chemotherapy
    Noel T Brewer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27516, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 117:25-9. 2009
    ..We examined how women incorporate potentially differing genomic and standard assessments of breast cancer recurrence risk into chemotherapy decisions...
  4. pmc Do correlates of HPV vaccine initiation differ between adolescent boys and girls?
    Melissa B Gilkey
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Vaccine 30:5928-34. 2012
    ..Guidelines now recommend that adolescents routinely receive human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. Because little is known about uptake among boys, we assessed HPV vaccine initiation in a population-based sample of adolescent boys and girls...
  5. pmc Longitudinal predictors of human papillomavirus vaccine initiation among adolescent girls in a high-risk geographic area
    Noel T Brewer
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:197-204. 2011
    ..Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine uptake is low among adolescent girls in the United States. We sought to identify longitudinal predictors of HPV vaccine initiation in populations at elevated risk for cervical cancer...
  6. pmc Human papillomavirus vaccine discussions: an opportunity for mothers to talk with their daughters about sexual health
    Annie Laurie McRee
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 39:394-401. 2012
    ..We sought to characterize mothers' communication with their daughters about human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine and the potential for these discussions to provide an opportunity for talking about sexual health...
  7. doi Knowledge of genomic testing among early-stage breast cancer patients
    Alice R Richman
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Psychooncology 20:28-35. 2011
    ..Genomic recurrence risk test results now inform clinical decisions about adjuvant treatment for women with early-stage breast cancer. We sought to understand patients' knowledge of these tests and correlates of their knowledge...
  8. pmc Statewide HPV vaccine initiation among adolescent females in North Carolina
    Paul L Reiter
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:549-56. 2010
    ..We estimated the statewide level of HPV vaccine initiation among adolescent girls in North Carolina and identified correlates of vaccine initiation...
  9. ncbi Women's interest in gene expression analysis for breast cancer recurrence risk
    Suzanne C O'Neill
    University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:4628-34. 2007
    ..We assessed interest in genomic RFR testing and patient preferences for incorporating results into treatment decision making...
  10. pmc HPV vaccine acceptability in heterosexual, gay, and bisexual men
    Paul Gilbert
    UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Mens Health 5:297-305. 2011
    ..05). The lower acceptability and different beliefs among heterosexual men suggest that novel interventions for this group may be needed...
  11. doi The Carolina HPV immunization attitudes and beliefs scale (CHIAS): scale development and associations with intentions to vaccinate
    Annie Laurie McRee
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:234-9. 2010
    ..No standardized instruments, to our knowledge, exist to assess attitudes and beliefs about human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination...
  12. doi Women's experiences with genomic testing for breast cancer recurrence risk
    Janice P Tzeng
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Cancer 116:1992-2000. 2010
    ..This study examined how women receive and incorporate results of Oncotype DX, a genomic test that offers recurrence risk estimates, into decisions about adjuvant treatment for early stage breast cancer...
  13. doi Disparities in how parents are learning about the human papillomavirus vaccine
    Jessica Hughes
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:363-72. 2009
    ..We examined whether human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine awareness, HPV knowledge, and use of information sources about the vaccine differ by sociodemographic characteristics associated with cervical cancer...
  14. pmc Acceptability of HPV vaccine among a national sample of gay and bisexual men
    Paul L Reiter
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:197-203. 2010
    ..Due to higher rates of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and anal cancer among gay and bisexual men, we aimed to characterize their willingness to get HPV vaccine and identify correlates of vaccine acceptability...
  15. pmc Adolescent males' awareness of and willingness to try electronic cigarettes
    Jessica K Pepper
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7440, USA
    J Adolesc Health 52:144-50. 2013
    ..We sought to understand awareness of and willingness to try e-cigarettes among adolescent males, a group that is at risk for smoking initiation and may use e-cigarettes as a "gateway" to smoking...
  16. pmc Improving communication of breast cancer recurrence risk
    Noel T Brewer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 133:553-61. 2012
    ..A less complex report, potentially including the risk continuum format, would be more effective in communicating test results to patients...
  17. doi Influence of false-positive mammography results on subsequent screening: do physician recommendations buffer negative effects?
    Jessica T DeFrank
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, 325 Rosenau Hall CB 7440, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Med Screen 19:35-41. 2012
    ..We also assessed whether barriers to screening exacerbated the effects of false-positive results...
  18. pmc Acceptability of school requirements for human papillomavirus vaccine
    Jennifer S Smith
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Hum Vaccin 7:952-7. 2011
    ..3, 95% CI:0.2–.6). Parental acceptance of school requirements appears to depend on perceived HPV vaccine safety and efficacy, understanding of the optimal age for vaccine administration, and inclusion of opt-out provisions...
  19. ncbi Parents' health beliefs and HPV vaccination of their adolescent daughters
    Paul L Reiter
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Soc Sci Med 69:475-80. 2009
    ..These potentially modifiable beliefs offer well-defined targets for future interventions designed to increase HPV vaccine coverage. However, the beliefs' relative importance may differ between racial groups and regions...
  20. pmc Association of human papillomavirus-related knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs with HIV status: a national study of gay men
    Paul A Gilbert
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 15:83-8. 2011
    ..To understand the potential role of HIV status in HPV prevention efforts, we examined HPV-related knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs among HIV-positive and HIV-negative gay men...
  21. pmc Mother-daughter communication about HPV vaccine
    Annie Laurie McRee
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Adolesc Health 48:314-7. 2011
    ..We sought to characterize mothers' communication with their adolescent daughters about HPV vaccine...
  22. pmc Does framing human papillomavirus vaccine as preventing cancer in men increase vaccine acceptability?
    Annie Laurie McRee
    UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1937-44. 2010
    ..We conducted an experiment to see whether framing HPV vaccination as also preventing cancer in men would increase men's vaccination willingness...
  23. doi The interaction of post-traumatic growth and post-traumatic stress symptoms in predicting depressive symptoms and quality of life
    E Forrest Morrill
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Psychooncology 17:948-53. 2008
    ....
  24. pmc Understanding how breast cancer patients use risk information from genomic tests
    Jessica T DeFrank
    Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, 325 Rosenau Hall, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599 7440, USA
    J Behav Med 36:567-73. 2013
    ..When test results conflicted, women gave more weight to genomic over standard test results. Hypothetical genomic test results had the intended effect of influencing women's perceptions of recurrence risk and interest in chemotherapy. ..
  25. pmc Organizational correlates of adolescent immunization: findings of a state-wide study of primary care clinics in North Carolina
    Jennifer L Moss
    Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Vaccine 31:4436-41. 2013
    ..To analyze organizational correlates of immunization coverage among adolescents served by high-volume primary care providers in North Carolina...
  26. doi Awareness is not enough: the need to increase meningococcal vaccine uptake
    Tamera Coyne-Beasley
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 52:441-50. 2013
    ..Adolescent meningococcal vaccine uptake remains low. We examined vaccine awareness among parents of adolescents and uptake...
  27. pmc Mothers' support for voluntary provision of HPV vaccine in schools
    Jessica A Kadis
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, 325 Rosenau Hall, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Vaccine 29:2542-7. 2011
    ..Ensuring communication of immunization records with doctors and allowing parents to be present during immunization may increase parental support...
  28. pmc Men's beliefs about HPV-related disease
    Noel T Brewer
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 325 Rosenau Hall, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    J Behav Med 33:274-81. 2010
    ..Many men were unaware that HPV infection can cause genital warts, oral cancer, and anal cancer...
  29. pmc Human papillomavirus vaccine and behavioural disinhibition
    Christine L Schuler
    University of North Carolina, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7440, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 87:349-53. 2011
    ..We sought to identify characteristics of parents who believe in sexual disinhibition and that Pap smears can safely be stopped after females receive the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine...
  30. ncbi Retention and use of breast cancer recurrence risk information from genomic tests: the role of health literacy
    Sarah E Lillie
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:249-55. 2007
    ..Because these genomic tests are so new, little is known about how well patients understand the tests and their results...
  31. pmc The symmetry rule: a seven-year study of symptoms and explanatory labels among Gulf War veterans
    Noel T Brewer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Risk Anal 28:1737-48. 2008
    ..The findings account for some variability in symptoms and exposure recall over time, but they do not, on their own, account for the Gulf War veterans' elevated number of unexplained medical symptoms...
  32. pmc Forgone vaccination during childhood and adolescence: findings of a statewide survey of parents
    Melissa B Gilkey
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Prev Med 56:202-6. 2013
    ..Widespread immunization confers both individual- and community-level protection against vaccine-preventable diseases. To better understand vaccine hesitancy, we assessed correlates of forgone vaccination for children and adolescents...
  33. pmc Parents' Internet use for information about HPV vaccine
    Annie Laurie McRee
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 325 Rosenau Hall, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Vaccine 30:3757-62. 2012
    ..We sought to examine associations between parents' Internet information-seeking and their knowledge, attitudes and beliefs about human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine...
  34. doi Cognitive testing of human papillomavirus vaccine survey items for parents of adolescent girls
    Alice R Richman
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 16:16-23. 2012
    ..Through a multisite collaborative effort, we developed and cognitively tested survey items that represent constructs known to affect vaccine acceptability and completion...
  35. pmc Human papillomavirus knowledge and vaccine acceptability among a national sample of heterosexual men
    Paul L Reiter
    University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7440, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 86:241-6. 2010
    ..We aimed to characterise heterosexual men's willingness to get HPV vaccine and identify correlates of vaccine acceptability...
  36. pmc HPV vaccine and adolescent males
    Paul L Reiter
    UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC, United States Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Vaccine 29:5595-602. 2011
    ..Vaccine acceptability was moderate among both parents and sons. Efforts to increase vaccine uptake among adolescent males should consider the important role of peer acceptance and anticipated regret...
  37. pmc How parents hear about human papillomavirus vaccine: implications for uptake
    Joan R Cates
    School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 3365, USA
    J Adolesc Health 47:305-8. 2010
    ..To examine correlates of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine awareness and information sources in a state requiring schools to inform parents about HPV vaccine...
  38. pmc Intentions to maintain adherence to mammography
    Suzanne C O'Neill
    UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:1133-41. 2008
    ..Potential predictors were Theory of Planned Behavior constructs, previous barriers, previous mammography maintenance, and age...
  39. doi HPV vaccine acceptability in a rural Southern area
    Karah I Fazekas
    School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:539-48. 2008
    ..Although cervical cancer rates in the United States are highest in Southern and rural areas, research on human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine acceptability has focused on other geographic areas...
  40. pmc Gay and bisexual men's willingness to receive anal Papanicolaou testing
    Alison C Reed
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1123-9. 2010
    ..We assessed the willingness of gay and bisexual men, who have high rates of anal cancer that might be prevented through regular screening, to receive anal Papanicolaou tests...
  41. doi Racial differences in HPV knowledge, HPV vaccine acceptability, and related beliefs among rural, southern women
    Joan R Cates
    School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3365, USA
    J Rural Health 25:93-7. 2009
    ..Because cervical cancer mortality in the United States is twice as high among black women as white women and higher in rural areas, providing human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to rural black adolescents is a high priority...
  42. doi Recommendations for a national agenda to substantially reduce cervical cancer
    Jennifer S Smith
    Department of Epidemiology, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7400, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1583-93. 2013
    ..This paper describes the initiatives and recommendations of national cervical cancer experts toward preventing and possibly eliminating this disease...
  43. pmc Application of the Carolina Framework for Cervical Cancer Prevention
    Jennifer L Moss
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 132:S33-40. 2014
    ..We present 2 applications of the Carolina Framework in which we identify high-need counties in North Carolina and generate recommendations for improving prevention efforts...
  44. pmc Trends in HPV vaccine initiation among adolescent females in North Carolina, 2008-2010
    Jennifer L Moss
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1913-22. 2012
    ..To better target future immunization efforts, we assessed trends and disparities in human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine initiation among female adolescents in North Carolina over 3 years...
  45. doi Potential barriers to HPV vaccine provision among medical practices in an area with high rates of cervical cancer
    Katie M Keating
    School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516, USA
    J Adolesc Health 43:S61-7. 2008
    ..We provide an overview of potential barriers to provision of HPV vaccine and empirical data on the concerns of medical practices that may inhibit HPV vaccine provision...
  46. pmc Uptake of 2009 H1N1 vaccine among adolescent females
    Paul L Reiter
    UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Hum Vaccin 7:191-6. 2011
    ..To better understand the lower than expected vaccine uptake, we aimed to characterize correlates of 2009 H1N1 vaccination among adolescent females in the U.S. and examine accessibility of the vaccine to parents...
  47. ncbi Pharmacist authority to provide HPV vaccine: novel partners in cervical cancer prevention
    Noel T Brewer
    Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Campus Box 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, 101 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 132:S3-8. 2014
    ..Pharmacies are an underused setting to deliver HPV vaccine. To better understand this opportunity, we sought to classify pharmacists' authority to administer HPV vaccine in each US state...
  48. pmc Comparing in-person and webinar delivery of an immunization quality improvement program: a process evaluation of the adolescent AFIX trial
    Melissa B Gilkey
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Implement Sci 9:21. 2014
    ..To investigate a more efficient mode of intervention delivery, we conducted a process evaluation that compared in-person consultations to those delivered via interactive webinar...
  49. pmc Non-smoking male adolescents' reactions to cigarette warnings
    Jessica K Pepper
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e65533. 2013
    ..We sought to examine whether warnings discouraged participants from wanting to smoke and altered perceived likelihood of harms among adolescent males and whether these warning effects varied by age...
  50. doi Increasing adolescent immunization by webinar: a brief provider intervention at federally qualified health centers
    Jennifer L Moss
    Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Vaccine 30:4960-3. 2012
    ..To evaluate a brief intervention to increase provision of adolescent vaccines at health centers that reach the medically underserved...
  51. doi Cervical cancer awareness and screening in Botswana
    Alicea M Mingo
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 22:638-44. 2012
    ..We sought to better understand women's beliefs about cervical cancer and screening in Botswana, a middle-income African country with high rates of cervical cancer...
  52. pmc Advertisements promoting human papillomavirus vaccine for adolescent boys: does source matter?
    Jessica K Pepper
    UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, 325 Rosenau Hall, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 88:264-5. 2012
    ..This study sought to examine whether parents accurately recall the source (ie, sponsor) of advertisements promoting HPV vaccine and the impact of drug company advertisements...
  53. pmc Correlates of receiving recommended adolescent vaccines among adolescent females in North Carolina
    Paul L Reiter
    UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Hum Vaccin 7:67-73. 2011
    ..Analyses used ordinal and binary logistic regression...
  54. pmc Hepatitis B vaccination among a national sample of gay and bisexual men
    Paul L Reiter
    UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:235-8. 2011
    ..Hepatitis B virus vaccination was higher among men who were 18 to 29 years old (compared to those 50-59 years old), gay, or had received flu vaccine within the last year...
  55. pmc HPV vaccine for adolescent males: acceptability to parents post-vaccine licensure
    Paul L Reiter
    University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, 323D Rosenau Hall, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Vaccine 28:6292-7. 2010
    ..These findings are important to increasing acceptability to parents of HPV vaccine for their sons...
  56. doi Present choices, future outcomes: anticipated regret and HPV vaccination
    Karen L Ziarnowski
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Prev Med 48:411-4. 2009
    ..The study examined the role of anticipated regret in human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination decisions as well as potential antecedents of anticipated regret...
  57. pmc How much will it hurt? HPV vaccine side effects and influence on completion of the three-dose regimen
    Paul L Reiter
    UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, United States
    Vaccine 27:6840-4. 2009
    ..These findings may be important to increase HPV vaccination coverage...
  58. ncbi Opportunities for increasing human papillomavirus vaccine provision in school health centers
    Jennifer L Moss
    Doctoral Student, Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, 325 Rosenau Hall, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440
    J Sch Health 84:370-8. 2014
    ..Uptake of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine remains low among adolescents in the United States. We sought to assess barriers to HPV vaccine provision in school health centers to inform subsequent interventions...
  59. ncbi How u.s. Adults find out about electronic cigarettes: implications for public health messages
    Jessica K Pepper
    Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
    Nicotine Tob Res 16:1140-4. 2014
    ..Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are battery-powered nicotine delivery systems that have become increasingly popular in the United States. We sought to understand how U.S. adults hear about e-cigarettes...
  60. ncbi Promising alternative settings for HPV vaccination of US adolescents
    Parth D Shah
    Department of Health Behavior, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Expert Rev Vaccines 13:235-46. 2014
    ..Future steps to making alternative settings a success include expanding their use of statewide vaccine registries and improving their coordination with primary care providers. ..
  61. ncbi Meta-analysis of the relationship between risk perception and health behavior: the example of vaccination
    Noel T Brewer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Health Psychol 26:136-45. 2007
    ..Risk perceptions are central to many health behavior theories. However, the relationship between risk perceptions and behavior, muddied by instances of inappropriate assessment and analysis, often looks weak...
  62. pmc Meta-analysis of human papillomavirus infection concordance
    Paul L Reiter
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2916-31. 2010
    ..Estimates of human papillomavirus (HPV) concordance among sexual partners are important for various public health activities, from counseling individual patients to predicting the effect of HPV vaccination...
  63. ncbi Risk compensation and vaccination: can getting vaccinated cause people to engage in risky behaviors?
    Noel T Brewer
    UNC School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Ann Behav Med 34:95-9. 2007
    ..In more formal terms, vaccination lowers risk perception, and people compensate for their lower perceived risk by reducing other preventive behaviors...
  64. pmc Tables or bar graphs? Presenting test results in electronic medical records
    Noel T Brewer
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Med Decis Making 32:545-53. 2012
    ..Electronic personal health records offer a promising way to communicate medical test results to patients. We compared the usability of tables and horizontal bar graphs for presenting medical test results electronically...
  65. doi Burden of invasive cervical cancer in North Carolina
    Sheri A Denslow
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Prev Med 54:270-6. 2012
    ..We aimed to determine demographic correlates for cervical cancer in North Carolina to identify target populations for interventions and to create a framework for state-level analyses...
  66. ncbi Evaluating the impact of human papillomavirus vaccines
    Yuli Chang
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Vaccine 27:4355-62. 2009
    ..Furthermore, population level systems to track HPV-associated clinical outcomes may need to be developed for HPV vaccine effectiveness evaluation...
  67. ncbi The influence of irrelevant anchors on the judgments and choices of doctors and patients
    Noel T Brewer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Med Decis Making 27:203-11. 2007
    ..Little research has examined how anchor numbers affect choice, despite several decades of research showing that judgments typically and robustly assimilate toward irrelevant anchors...
  68. doi Parents' and sons' beliefs in sexual disinhibition after human papillomavirus vaccination
    Melissa K Mayer
    From the Gillings School of Global Public Health, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, College of Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH and Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
    Sex Transm Dis 40:822-8. 2013
    ..Because no studies have addressed this topic for adolescent boys, we examined parents' and their adolescent sons' beliefs in sexual disinhibition occurring after boys receive HPV vaccine...
  69. ncbi Influence of parent characteristics and disease outcome framing on HPV vaccine acceptability among rural, Southern women
    Nina R Sperber
    School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7400, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:115-8. 2008
    ..This study explored the impact of framing the vaccine's benefits, with respect to the disease outcome being prevented, on women's HPV vaccination intentions for themselves and for an adolescent daughter...
  70. ncbi Subjective and objective risk as predictors of influenza vaccination during the vaccine shortage of 2004-2005
    Noel T Brewer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:1379-86. 2006
    ..We aimed to identify the role of objective risk status and subjective risk beliefs in influenza vaccination decisions during the recent rationing of influenza vaccine...
  71. ncbi Predictors of HPV vaccine acceptability: a theory-informed, systematic review
    Noel T Brewer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, 306 Rosenau Hall CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Prev Med 45:107-14. 2007
    ....
  72. ncbi Why people believe they were exposed to biological or chemical warfare: a survey of Gulf War veterans
    Noel T Brewer
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Public Health, Rosenau Hall 306, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Risk Anal 26:337-45. 2006
    ..Evaluations of exposure diagnostic technologies should take into account the problem of people initially believing, but not later discounting, false positive results...
  73. ncbi Why do people report better health by phone than by mail?
    Noel T Brewer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Med Care 42:875-83. 2004
    ..Past research shows that fewer health symptoms are reported by phone than by mail...
  74. ncbi Risk perceptions and their relation to risk behavior
    Noel T Brewer
    Department of Psychology, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Ann Behav Med 27:125-30. 2004
    ..Because risk perceptions can affect protective behavior and protective behavior can affect risk perceptions, the relations between these 2 constructs are complex and incorrect tests often lead to invalid conclusions...
  75. ncbi Anchors aweigh: a demonstration of cross-modality anchoring and magnitude priming
    Daniel M Oppenheimer
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Green Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Cognition 106:13-26. 2008
    ..We conclude that the boundary conditions of anchoring effects may be much looser than previously thought, with anchors operating across modalities and dimensions to bias judgment...
  76. ncbi Military deployment to the Gulf War as a risk factor for psychiatric illness among US troops
    Nancy Fiedler
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 170 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 188:453-9. 2006
    ..Several studies document an excess of psychiatric symptoms among veterans of the the 1991 Gulf War. However, little is known about the prevalence of psychiatric disorders in those who were deployed to that conflict...
  77. ncbi Reported exposures, stressors, and life events among Gulf War Registry veterans
    Kendal C Boyd
    Department of Human Ecology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, 08901, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:1247-56. 2003
    ..Models seeking to explain Gulf War symptoms need to incorporate a range of exposure and psychosocial factors to fully account for important influences...
  78. ncbi Contrast effects in judgments of health hazards
    Noel T Brewer
    Department of Psychology, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Soc Psychol 143:341-54. 2003
    ..The CE required a minimum amount of attention to the anchor. These results support the account that selective knowledge accessibility and relevance play an important role in CEs...