Xinguang Chen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hazards of smoking initiation among Asian American and non-Asian adolescents in California: a survival model analysis
    X Chen
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Prev Med 28:589-99. 1999
  2. pmc Is acculturation a risk factor for early smoking initiation among Chinese American minors? A comparative perspective
    X Chen
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Tob Control 8:402-10. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Hazard of smoking initiation by age among adolescents in Wuhan, China
    X Chen
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California School of Medicine, 1540 Alcazar Street, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9008, USA
    Prev Med 32:437-45. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Receptivity to protobacco media and its impact on cigarette smoking among ethnic minority youth in California
    Xinguang Chen
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Alhambra 91803, USA
    J Health Commun 7:95-111. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Prior cigarette smoking initiation predicting current alcohol use: evidence for a gateway drug effect among California adolescents from eleven ethnic groups
    Xinguang Chen
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles 90089, USA
    Addict Behav 27:799-817. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Project EX--a teen smoking cessation initial study in Wuhan, China
    Hong Zheng
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1725-33. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Sensations from initial exposure to nicotine predicting adolescent smoking in China: a potential measure of vulnerability to nicotine
    Xinguang Chen
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Alhambra CA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:455-63. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Peer influences and access to cigarettes as correlates of adolescent smoking: a cross-cultural comparison of Wuhan, China, and California
    Jennifer B Unger
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
    Prev Med 34:476-84. 2002
  9. pmc Secular trends in adolescent never smoking from 1990 to 1999 in California: an age-period-cohort analysis
    Xinguang Chen
    University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:2099-104. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Family characteristics and smoking among urban and rural adolescents living in China
    Sohaila Shakib
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research and Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, USA
    Prev Med 40:83-91. 2005

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Hazards of smoking initiation among Asian American and non-Asian adolescents in California: a survival model analysis
    X Chen
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Prev Med 28:589-99. 1999
    ..Unfortunately, there is a lack of such information for Asian Americans, a fast-growing ethnic minority group with much internal diversity...
  2. pmc Is acculturation a risk factor for early smoking initiation among Chinese American minors? A comparative perspective
    X Chen
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Tob Control 8:402-10. 1999
    ..To determine the extent to which Chinese American and white minors differ in age of smoking initiation, and to determine the effect of acculturation on smoking initiation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Hazard of smoking initiation by age among adolescents in Wuhan, China
    X Chen
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California School of Medicine, 1540 Alcazar Street, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9008, USA
    Prev Med 32:437-45. 2001
    ..Knowledge about age of smoking initiation among adolescents in China is helpful for exploring cultural differences in adolescent smoking behavior and informative for global tobacco control. However, little has been documented on this issue...
  4. ncbi request reprint Receptivity to protobacco media and its impact on cigarette smoking among ethnic minority youth in California
    Xinguang Chen
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Alhambra 91803, USA
    J Health Commun 7:95-111. 2002
    ..Protecting adolescents from protobacco advertising influences is an important element in tobacco control among ethnic minority youth...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prior cigarette smoking initiation predicting current alcohol use: evidence for a gateway drug effect among California adolescents from eleven ethnic groups
    Xinguang Chen
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles 90089, USA
    Addict Behav 27:799-817. 2002
    ..Studies should be conducted to investigate factors attributable to the ethnic variations of this association...
  6. ncbi request reprint Project EX--a teen smoking cessation initial study in Wuhan, China
    Hong Zheng
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1725-33. 2004
    ..These data provided evidence that Project EX can be adapted in another country, such as China; can be very well received; and can lead to promising results on cessation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sensations from initial exposure to nicotine predicting adolescent smoking in China: a potential measure of vulnerability to nicotine
    Xinguang Chen
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Alhambra CA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:455-63. 2003
    ..Self-reported sensations from initial exposure to nicotine may be a useful indicator of an individual's vulnerability to nicotine. This information can be used for adolescent smoking prevention and cessation interventions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Peer influences and access to cigarettes as correlates of adolescent smoking: a cross-cultural comparison of Wuhan, China, and California
    Jennifer B Unger
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
    Prev Med 34:476-84. 2002
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  9. pmc Secular trends in adolescent never smoking from 1990 to 1999 in California: an age-period-cohort analysis
    Xinguang Chen
    University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:2099-104. 2003
    ..We analyzed age, time period, and cohort effects on trends in adolescent cigarette smoking in California from 1990 to 1999...
  10. ncbi request reprint Family characteristics and smoking among urban and rural adolescents living in China
    Sohaila Shakib
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research and Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, USA
    Prev Med 40:83-91. 2005
    ..Adolescent smoking is a public health concern in China. Although the family is an important social influence in China, few associations among family characteristics and adolescent smoking have been examined using Chinese samples...
  11. ncbi request reprint Use of the fagerstrom tolerance questionnaire for measuring nicotine dependence among adolescent smokers in China: a pilot test
    Xinguang Chen
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 16:260-3. 2002
    ..67 and .79 for the 7-item and 4-item scales, respectively. The total FTQ scores were significantly associated with self-reported smoking and saliva cotinine levels. These results support the reliability and validity of the Prokhorov FTQ...
  12. pmc Alcohol and marijuana use outcomes in the Healthy Choices motivational interviewing intervention for HIV-positive youth
    Debra A Murphy
    Health Risk Reduction Projects, Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Department of Psychiatry, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90025, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 26:95-100. 2012
    ..The intervention was less effective in reducing marijuana use...
  13. ncbi request reprint Patterns of cigarette smoking among students from 19 colleges and universities in Jiangsu Province, China: a latent class analysis
    Xinguang Chen
    Pediatric Prevention Research Center, Wayne State University School of Medicine, 4201 St Antoine Street, UHC 6 D, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 76:153-63. 2004
    ..Results also suggest that LCA may be an effective methodology for analyzing behavioral types and their dynamics with a limited number of variables...
  14. ncbi request reprint Stigmatization experienced by rural-to-urban migrant workers in China: findings from a qualitative study
    Xiaoming Li
    Prevention Research Center, Carman and Ann Adams Department of Pediatrics, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan 48201 2196, USA
    World Health Popul 9:29-43. 2007
    ..The current study is a necessary first step to assess the potential impact of stigmatization on both the physical and psychological well-being of rural-to-urban migrant workers...
  15. doi request reprint Substance use among rural-to-urban migrants in China: a moderation effect model analysis
    Xinguang Chen
    Pediatric Prevention Research Center, Carman and Ann Adams Department of Pediatrics, Wayne State University School of Medicine, 4210 St Antoine Street, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 43:105-24. 2008
    ..Substance use represents a public health challenge in China. The rapidly growing rural-to-urban migrants, currently numbering 88 million, may be especially vulnerable to substance use...
  16. ncbi request reprint Stay away from tobacco: a pilot trial of a school-based adolescent smoking prevention program in Beijing, China
    Xinguang Chen
    Prevention Research Center, The Carman and Ann Adams Department of Pediatrics, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:227-37. 2006
    ..A full-scale evaluation is recommended...
  17. ncbi request reprint Age of smoking onset as a predictor of smoking cessation during pregnancy
    Xinguang Chen
    Prevention Research Center, The Carman and Ann Adams Department of Pediatrics, Wayne State University School of Medicine, 4201 St Antoine Street, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:247-58. 2006
    ..To assess age of smoking onset as a predictor of smoking cessation during pregnancy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Perceived smoking norms, socioenvironmental factors, personal attitudes and adolescent smoking in China: a mediation analysis with longitudinal data
    Xinguang Chen
    Pediatric Prevention Research Center, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    J Adolesc Health 38:359-68. 2006
    ..To gather information on inter-relationships among risk factors affecting adolescent smoking for tobacco control in China, the world's largest tobacco producer and consumer...
  19. pmc Willingness to participate in HIV/STD prevention activities among Chinese rural-to-urban migrants
    Hongmei Yang
    Wayne State University Pediatric Prevention Research Center, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 16:557-70. 2004
    ..Recruitment and retention of individuals with high-risk behavior in prevention activities will be critical and challenging...
  20. pmc Alcohol intoxication and sexual risk behaviors among rural-to-urban migrants in China
    Danhua Lin
    Beijing Normal University Institute of Developmental Psychology, Beijing 100875, China
    Drug Alcohol Depend 79:103-12. 2005
    ..Information about the prevalence of alcohol intoxication and its association with sexual risk behavior among migrants is needed for designing effective intervention prevention programs for reduction in alcohol abuse and HIV infection...
  21. ncbi request reprint Smoking and drinking patterns among residents of Li ethnic minority villages in Hainan, China
    Xiaolan Tang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Hainan Medical College, Haikou, Hainan, China
    Subst Use Misuse 40:687-701. 2005
    ..Tobacco and alcohol use are more prevalent among many of China's 55 ethnic minority populations, but specific data are lacking for them, including the Li population...
  22. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking among rural-to-urban migrants in Beijing, China
    Xinguang Chen
    Pediatric Prevention Research Center, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    Prev Med 39:666-73. 2004
    ..Tobacco use remains a substantial public health challenge in China. The rapidly growing rural-to-urban migrant population currently numbering approximately 121 million individuals may be especially vulnerable to tobacco use...
  23. pmc Heterosexual transmission of HIV in China: a systematic review of behavioral studies in the past two decades
    Hongmei Yang
    Prevention Research Center the Carman and Ann Adams Department of Pediatrics, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:270-80. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to address the role of heterosexual transmission of HIV in China...
  24. pmc HIV-related risk factors associated with commercial sex among female migrants in China
    Hongmei Yang
    The Carman and Ann Adams Department of Pediatrics, Wayne State University Prevention Research Center, 4201 St Antoine Street, Suite 6D, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Health Care Women Int 26:134-48. 2005
    ..Sexual risk reduction and condom promotion are urgently needed among this population. Further studies are needed to examine the casual relationship between depression and HIV risk behaviors...
  25. pmc Risk factors for sexually transmitted disease among rural-to-urban migrants in China: implications for HIV/sexually transmitted disease prevention
    Hongjie Liu
    Pediatric Prevention Research Center, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48201 2196, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 19:49-57. 2005
    ..Appropriate behavioral intervention programs are advocated to reduce the risk and stigma among the special population...
  26. pmc Adults' perceived prevalence of enteric fever predicts laboratory-validated incidence of typhoid fever in children
    Xinguang Chen
    Carman and Ann Adams Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Michigan, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 25:469-78. 2007
    ..01; R2=0.992). Using adults' perception of prevalence of disease as the basis for estimating its incidence in children provides a cost-effective behavioural epidemiologic method to facilitate prevention and control of the disease...
  27. ncbi request reprint Differences in perception of dysentery and enteric fever and willingness to receive vaccines among rural residents in China
    Xinguang Chen
    Prevention Research Center, The Carman and Ann Adams Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Michigan, Wayne State University School of Medicine, 4201 St Antoine Street UHC 6D, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Vaccine 24:561-71. 2006
    ..While vaccines offer great potential in controlling these diseases, greater understanding of factors influencing acceptance of vaccines is needed to create effective enteric disease control programs in rural China...