Won Choi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kansas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Design, baseline characteristics, and retention of African American light smokers into a randomized trial involving biological data
    Lisa Sanderson Cox
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    Trials 12:22. 2011
  2. pmc A longitudinal study of tobacco use among American Indian and Alaska Native tribal college students
    Babalola Faseru
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:617. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of smoking initiation among college-bound high school students
    Won S Choi
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Kansas Cancer Institute, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, 66160, USA
    Ann Behav Med 26:69-74. 2003
  4. pmc Culturally-tailored smoking cessation for American Indians: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Won S Choi
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    Trials 12:126. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Progression to established smoking: the influence of tobacco marketing
    Won S Choi
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160 7313, USA
    Am J Prev Med 22:228-33. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Beliefs and attitudes regarding smoking cessation among American Indians: a pilot study
    Won S Choi
    University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:35-40. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of smoking relapse curves among African-American smokers
    Won S Choi
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1679-83. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Fruit, vegetable, and fat intake among non-Hispanic black and non-Hispanic white adolescents: associations with home availability and food consumption settings
    Christie Befort
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:367-73. 2006
  9. pmc Predictors of quitting among African American light smokers enrolled in a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Nicole L Nollen
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:590-5. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of targeted educational materials for smoking cessation in African Americans using transdermal nicotine
    Nicole Nollen
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Kansas City 66160, USA
    Health Educ Behav 34:911-27. 2007

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. pmc Design, baseline characteristics, and retention of African American light smokers into a randomized trial involving biological data
    Lisa Sanderson Cox
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    Trials 12:22. 2011
    ..This paper describes the study design, measures, and baseline characteristics from Kick It at Swope III (KIS-III), the first treatment study of bupropion for African American light smokers...
  2. pmc A longitudinal study of tobacco use among American Indian and Alaska Native tribal college students
    Babalola Faseru
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:617. 2010
    ..This study will be the first of its kind among AI college students who are at the highest risk among all ethnic groups for tobacco dependence...
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of smoking initiation among college-bound high school students
    Won S Choi
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Kansas Cancer Institute, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, 66160, USA
    Ann Behav Med 26:69-74. 2003
    ..Increased efforts should be employed to include college students in national smoking prevention and cessation programs...
  4. pmc Culturally-tailored smoking cessation for American Indians: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Won S Choi
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    Trials 12:126. 2011
    ..The primary aim of this group randomized clinical trial is to test the efficacy of "All Nations Breath of Life" (ANBL) program compared to a non-tailored "Current Best Practices" smoking cessation program among AI smokers...
  5. ncbi request reprint Progression to established smoking: the influence of tobacco marketing
    Won S Choi
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160 7313, USA
    Am J Prev Med 22:228-33. 2002
    ..In this study, we focused on the influence of tobacco advertising and promotions on the transition from experimentation to established smoking...
  6. ncbi request reprint Beliefs and attitudes regarding smoking cessation among American Indians: a pilot study
    Won S Choi
    University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:35-40. 2006
    ..The Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma developed a culturally targeted program called "Second Wind" based on the American Cancer Society's FreshStart smoking cessation program, but it has not been formally tested...
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of smoking relapse curves among African-American smokers
    Won S Choi
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1679-83. 2004
    ..Therefore, stable light smokers may also need smoking cessation interventions similar to those used for heavier smokers in order to successfully stop smoking...
  8. ncbi request reprint Fruit, vegetable, and fat intake among non-Hispanic black and non-Hispanic white adolescents: associations with home availability and food consumption settings
    Christie Befort
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:367-73. 2006
    ..This study sought to explore home food availability and common settings of food consumption as correlates of fruit, vegetable, and fat intake among a sample of non-Hispanic black and non-Hispanic white adolescents...
  9. pmc Predictors of quitting among African American light smokers enrolled in a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Nicole L Nollen
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:590-5. 2006
    ..To examine the predictors of quitting among African American (AA) light smokers (<10 cigarettes per day) enrolled in a smoking cessation trial...
  10. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of targeted educational materials for smoking cessation in African Americans using transdermal nicotine
    Nicole Nollen
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Kansas City 66160, USA
    Health Educ Behav 34:911-27. 2007
    ..Findings point to the importance of greater audience segmentation and individual tailoring to better match intervention materials to the needs of the priority population...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of children on home smoking restriction by inner-city smokers
    Felix A Okah
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Pediatrics 109:244-9. 2002
    ..However, in a national survey, only 12.5% of such homes are actually smoke-free. This study examined factors associated with home smoking restriction among inner-city smokers...
  12. pmc Using focus groups in community-based participatory research: challenges and resolutions
    Christine Makosky Daley
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, MS 1008, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Qual Health Res 20:697-706. 2010
    ..The methodologic approach and data from these three studies will allow us to more appropriately address health disparities in the American Indian community, with full community support for our research...
  13. pmc All Nations Breath of Life: using community-based participatory research to address health disparities in cigarette smoking among American Indians
    Christine Makosky Daley
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, MS 1008, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:334-8. 2010
    ..Our preliminary self-report data show quit rates of 65% at program completion and 25% at six months post-baseline...
  14. ncbi request reprint Benefits of and barriers to providing smoking treatment in methadone clinics: findings from a national study
    Robert Mark McCool
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS, USA
    Am J Addict 14:358-66. 2005
    ..Addressing these barriers could increase smoking treatment in addictions clinics and save lives...
  15. ncbi request reprint Smoking policies in U.S. outpatient drug treatment facilities
    Kimber P Richter
    University of Kansas Medical School and Kansas Cancer Institute, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:475-80. 2005
    ..Only 1 in 10 ban smoking. Outpatient facilities should restrict or ban outdoor tobacco use in order to remain consistent with their mission and avoid sabotaging clinic efforts to treat, and patient and staff efforts to stop, smoking...
  16. ncbi request reprint Duration of television watching is associated with increased body mass index
    Harsohena Kaur
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical Center, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Mailstop 1008, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Pediatr 143:506-11. 2003
    ..To assess the effect of television viewing on subsequent change in body mass index (BMI=kg/m(2)) percentiles (BMI%) in adolescence...
  17. ncbi request reprint Light smokers: issues and recommendations
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Department of Family Medicine, Kansas Cancer Institute, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 4:S103-12. 2002
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  18. ncbi request reprint Adolescent smoking cessation: implications for relapse-sensitive interventions
    Won S Choi
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66160 7313, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:625-6. 2002
  19. ncbi request reprint Smoking behaviors and regular source of health care among African Americans
    Jasjit S Ahluwalia
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Prev Med 34:393-6. 2002
    ..The purpose of the study was to determine associations between having a regular source of health care, advice from a physician to quit smoking, and smoking-related behaviors among African American smokers...
  20. ncbi request reprint African American smokers interested and eligible for a smoking cessation clinical trial: predictors of not returning for randomization
    Jasjit S Ahluwalia
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS 66160 7313, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:206-12. 2002
    ..Little is known about participants who consent and enroll into a trial, but do not return for randomization. Why participants fail to return for randomization is largely unknown...
  21. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation services in U.S. methadone maintenance facilities
    Kimber P Richter
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Mail Stop 1008, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:1258-64. 2004
    ..Most patients in drug treatment smoke cigarettes. This study established the prevalence and types of nicotine dependence services offered in methadone and other opioid treatment clinics in the United States...
  22. ncbi request reprint Additive interactions of maternal prepregnancy BMI and breast-feeding on childhood overweight
    Chaoyang Li
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Kansas Cancer Institute, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS, USA
    Obes Res 13:362-71. 2005
    ..To examine the interactions of maternal prepregnancy BMI and breast-feeding on the risk of overweight among children 2 to 14 years of age...
  23. ncbi request reprint Impact of patient characteristics on physician's smoking cessation strategies
    Edward F Ellerbeck
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS 66160 7313, USA
    Prev Med 36:464-70. 2003
    ..We conducted this study to examine the relationship between these characteristics and the frequency of physician-initiated smoking cessation interventions...
  24. ncbi request reprint Strategies for recruiting African-American residents of public housing developments into a randomized controlled trial
    Shawn K Jeffries
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health Mail Stop 1008, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:773-8. 2005
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  25. ncbi request reprint Confirmatory factor analysis of the child-feeding questionnaire among parents of adolescents
    Harsohena Kaur
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, 66160, USA
    Appetite 47:36-45. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the psychometric properties of the modified CFQ tested among parents of a multi-ethnic adolescent sample were similar to those of the original CFQ...
  26. ncbi request reprint "Tobacco has a purpose, not just a past": Feasibility of developing a culturally appropriate smoking cessation program for a pan-tribal native population
    Christine Makosky Daley
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, USA
    Med Anthropol Q 20:421-40. 2006
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  27. pmc Examining the dynamic association of BMI and mortality in the Framingham Heart Study
    Jianghua He
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:3115-26. 2009
    ..Our analysis suggests that the dynamic property may explain part of the heterogeneity observed in the literature about the association of BMI and mortality...
  28. pmc Fatalistic cancer beliefs and information sources among rural and urban adults in the USA
    Christie A Befort
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Cancer Educ 28:521-6. 2013
    ..Future educational work to communicate relevant and accurate cancer prevention information to rural residents should consider not only information access but also rural culture and fatalistic perspectives...
  29. ncbi request reprint Reading nutrition labels and fat consumption in adolescents
    Terry T K Huang
    Energy Metabolism Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging and Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:399-401. 2004
    ..In girls, fat intake did not differ by frequency of nutrition label reading. Nutrition label reading does not translate into healthier diet in adolescents...
  30. ncbi request reprint Pathways to health: a cluster randomized trial of nicotine gum and motivational interviewing for smoking cessation in low-income housing
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Health Educ Behav 34:43-54. 2007
    ..Results suggest that nicotine gum plus MI were not effective for smoking cessation in low-income housing. Programs are needed to enhance the effectiveness of pharmacotherapy and counseling in underserved populations...
  31. ncbi request reprint The effects of nicotine gum and counseling among African American light smokers: a 2 x 2 factorial design
    Jasjit S Ahluwalia
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota Academic Health Center, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Addiction 101:883-91. 2006
    ..The purpose of this 2 x 2 factorial, randomized clinical trial was to evaluate the efficacy of nicotine gum (2 mg versus placebo) and counseling (motivational interviewing versus health education) for African American light smokers...
  32. ncbi request reprint Correlates of exercise participation in adolescents
    Ali A Ammouri
    School of Nursing, Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan
    Public Health Nurs 24:111-20. 2007
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to determine correlates of exercise participation among adolescents...

Research Grants2

  1. Culturally-Tailored Smoking Cessation for American Indians
    Won Choi; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The public health impact of this intervention is highly significant because the prevalence of smoking is the highest in American Indians. ..
  2. Culturally-Tailored Smoking Cessation for American Indians
    Won S Choi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The public health impact of this intervention is highly significant because the prevalence of smoking is the highest in American Indians. ..