Jean L Forster

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Social exchange of cigarettes by youth
    J Forster
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Tob Control 12:148-54. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Patterns of tobacco use in a sample of American Indians in Minneapolis-St. Paul
    Jean L Forster
    University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:S29-37. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Compliance with restrictions on sale of indoor tanning sessions to youth in Minnesota and Massachusetts
    Jean L Forster
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:962-7. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Receipt and redemption of cigarette coupons, perceptions of cigarette companies and smoking cessation
    Kelvin Choi
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Tob Control 22:418-22. 2013
  5. pmc Transitions in smoking behavior during emerging adulthood: a longitudinal analysis of the effect of home smoking bans
    Charu Mathur
    Charu Mathur, Darin J Erickson, and Jean L Forster are with the Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Melissa H Stigler and Cheryl L Perry are with the Division of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Texas, Austin
    Am J Public Health 104:715-20. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Smokeless tobacco advertising at the point of sale: prevalence, placement, and demographic correlates
    Rachel Widome
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Medical Center, One Veterans Drive 152 2E, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:217-23. 2012
  7. pmc Adolescent smoking trajectories: results from a population-based cohort study
    Debra H Bernat
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Adolesc Health 43:334-40. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Adolescent smoking behavior: measures of social norms
    Marla E Eisenberg
    Divivision of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health, University of Minnesota, 200 Oak Street, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:122-8. 2003
  9. pmc Longitudinal patterns of youth access to cigarettes and smoking progression: Minnesota Adolescent Community Cohort (MACC) study (2000-2003)
    Rachel Widome
    Healthy Youth Development Prevention Research Center, Division of Adolescent Health and Medicine, University of Minnesota, MN 55455 200, USA
    Prev Med 45:442-6. 2007
  10. pmc Smoke-free laws in bars and restaurants: does support among teens and young adults change after a statewide smoke-free law?
    Lindsey E A Fabian
    University of Minnesota, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:669-76. 2011

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. pmc Social exchange of cigarettes by youth
    J Forster
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Tob Control 12:148-54. 2003
    ..This study seeks to determine the magnitude, nature, and correlates of social exchange of cigarettes among youth who smoke...
  2. ncbi request reprint Patterns of tobacco use in a sample of American Indians in Minneapolis-St. Paul
    Jean L Forster
    University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:S29-37. 2007
    ..Our results show a level of current smoking and low cessation rates among American Indians in the Twin Cities area that reflect a crisis for public health and for the Indian community...
  3. ncbi request reprint Compliance with restrictions on sale of indoor tanning sessions to youth in Minnesota and Massachusetts
    Jean L Forster
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:962-7. 2006
    ..Minnesota and Massachusetts require parental permission, for persons younger than 16 or 18 years of age, respectively, for indoor tanning...
  4. ncbi request reprint Receipt and redemption of cigarette coupons, perceptions of cigarette companies and smoking cessation
    Kelvin Choi
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Tob Control 22:418-22. 2013
    ..The influence of receipt and redemption of these coupons is also unknown...
  5. pmc Transitions in smoking behavior during emerging adulthood: a longitudinal analysis of the effect of home smoking bans
    Charu Mathur
    Charu Mathur, Darin J Erickson, and Jean L Forster are with the Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Melissa H Stigler and Cheryl L Perry are with the Division of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Texas, Austin
    Am J Public Health 104:715-20. 2014
    ..We studied the effect of home smoking bans on transitions in smoking behavior during emerging adulthood...
  6. doi request reprint Smokeless tobacco advertising at the point of sale: prevalence, placement, and demographic correlates
    Rachel Widome
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Medical Center, One Veterans Drive 152 2E, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:217-23. 2012
    ..We aimed to describe the prevalence, in-store location, and neighborhood predictors of point-of-sale smokeless tobacco advertising...
  7. pmc Adolescent smoking trajectories: results from a population-based cohort study
    Debra H Bernat
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Adolesc Health 43:334-40. 2008
    ..To identify distinct smoking trajectories during adolescence and assess how smoking-related factors relate to trajectory membership...
  8. ncbi request reprint Adolescent smoking behavior: measures of social norms
    Marla E Eisenberg
    Divivision of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health, University of Minnesota, 200 Oak Street, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:122-8. 2003
    ..Relatively little research has focused on the social norms of teen smoking. This study examined social norms regarding adolescent smoking and their relationship with smoking behavior...
  9. pmc Longitudinal patterns of youth access to cigarettes and smoking progression: Minnesota Adolescent Community Cohort (MACC) study (2000-2003)
    Rachel Widome
    Healthy Youth Development Prevention Research Center, Division of Adolescent Health and Medicine, University of Minnesota, MN 55455 200, USA
    Prev Med 45:442-6. 2007
    ..To measure community-level changes in the methods youth use to obtain cigarettes over time and to relate these methods to the progression of smoking...
  10. pmc Smoke-free laws in bars and restaurants: does support among teens and young adults change after a statewide smoke-free law?
    Lindsey E A Fabian
    University of Minnesota, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:669-76. 2011
    ..We assessed changes in levels of support for smoke-free bars and restaurants among teens and young adults before and after implementation of a statewide smoke-free law...
  11. doi request reprint Awareness and reported consequences of a cigarette tax increase among older adolescents and young adults
    T C Kelvin Choi
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 USA
    Am J Health Promot 25:379-86. 2011
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  12. doi request reprint The relationship of point-of-sale tobacco advertising and neighborhood characteristics to underage sales of tobacco
    Rachel Widome
    VA HSR and D Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Eval Health Prof 35:331-45. 2012
    ..Though our findings were null, the relationship between advertising and real youth sales may be more nuanced as compliance checks do not perfectly simulate the way youth attempt to purchase cigarettes...
  13. pmc Characterizing and comparing young adult intermittent and daily smokers
    Kathleen M Lenk
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 44:2128-40. 2009
    ..Daily smokers were more likely to feel addicted and have trouble quitting smoking than high intermittent smokers. Implications, limitations, and ideas for future studies will be discussed...
  14. pmc Area-level variation in adolescent smoking
    Debra H Bernat
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A42. 2009
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  15. doi request reprint The relationship of neighborhood demographic characteristics to point-of-sale tobacco advertising and marketing
    Rachel Widome
    VA HSR and D Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research CCDOR, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Ethn Health 18:136-51. 2013
    ..We aimed to describe the prevalence, placement, and features of tobacco advertising at the point of sale by race, ethnicity, and other neighborhood demographics, as well as by store type...
  16. pmc Prevalence of smoking in movies as perceived by teenagers longitudinal trends and predictors
    Kelvin Choi
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55454, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:167-73. 2011
    ..Smoking in movies is prevalent. However, use of content analysis to describe trends in smoking in movies has provided mixed results and has not tapped what adolescents actually perceive...
  17. pmc Individual and neighborhood socioeconomic status effects on adolescent smoking: a multilevel cohort-sequential latent growth analysis
    Charu Mathur
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:543-8. 2013
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  18. ncbi request reprint Smoking policies in small worksites in Minnesota
    Kate Uslan
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:416-21. 2007
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  19. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking among American Indian youth in Minneapolis-St. Paul
    Jean L Forster
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S449-56. 2008
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  20. ncbi request reprint Policy interventions and surveillance as strategies to prevent tobacco use in adolescents and young adults
    Jean L Forster
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:S335-9. 2007
    ..Ongoing surveillance of tobacco-use behaviors in adolescents and young adults is essential for monitoring smoking patterns and evaluating tobacco policies...
  21. doi request reprint The relationships among socioeconomic status, fruit and vegetable intake, and alcohol consumption
    Scott T Shimotsu
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415, USA
    Am J Health Promot 27:21-8. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that fruit and vegetable consumption would be inversely associated with alcohol consumption and the relationship would differ by SES...
  22. doi request reprint Circles of Tobacco Wisdom: learning about traditional and commercial tobacco with Native elders
    Melanie Nadeau
    Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:S222-8. 2012
    ..Its goal was to provide elders with the knowledge, opportunities, and support to enable them to assume leadership of a tobacco control movement that was grounded in the ceremonial traditions of tobacco use...
  23. pmc Did youth smoking behaviors change before and after the shutdown of Minnesota Youth Tobacco Prevention Initiative?
    Nina L Alesci
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1196-204. 2009
    ..This study tests the effect of the youth-focused Minnesota Youth Tobacco Prevention Initiative (MYTPI) and its shutdown on youth smoking and determines whether these effects differed by age...
  24. pmc Do cigarette prices vary by brand, neighborhood, and store characteristics?
    Traci L Toomey
    University of Minnesota, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:535-40. 2009
    ..We assessed the price variability of cigarettes by brand, neighborhood characteristics (racial/ethnic and youth composition, number of schools, and number of stores), and store type...
  25. doi request reprint Effects of clean indoor air laws on bar and restaurant revenue in Minnesota cities
    Natalie M Collins
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:S10-5. 2010
    ..Because of concerns that clean indoor air policies could have negative economic effects on some hospitality businesses, some cities have adopted partial clean indoor air policies (e.g., exempting bars)...
  26. ncbi request reprint The long-term effect of local policies to restrict retail sale of tobacco to youth
    Vincent Chen
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:371-7. 2006
    ..Longer-term results are still inconclusive, because control communities adopted ordinances similar to those in the intervention communities...
  27. ncbi request reprint Parental, family, and home characteristics associated with cigarette smoking among adolescents
    Kelli A Komro
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Am J Health Promot 17:291-9. 2003
    ..This study examines the relationship between smoking-related parental, family, and home factors with adolescents' cigarette use...
  28. ncbi request reprint School functioning and violent behavior among young adolescents: a contextual analysis
    Amanda S Birnbaum
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Health Educ Res 18:389-403. 2003
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  29. pmc Adolescents' use of indoor tanning: a large-scale evaluation of psychosocial, environmental, and policy-level correlates
    Joni A Mayer
    School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:930-8. 2011
    ..We evaluated psychosocial, built-environmental, and policy-related correlates of adolescents' indoor tanning use...
  30. pmc Young adult support for clean indoor air laws in restaurants and bars
    Debra H Bernat
    Center for Adolescent Nursing, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, 5 140 Weaver Densford Hall, 308 Harvard Street, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:102-4. 2009
    ..Nonsmokers, college students, those with nonsmoking friends, and those living with home smoking bans were consistently more supportive of both CIA laws...
  31. ncbi request reprint Latent classes of young adults based on use of multiple types of tobacco and nicotine products
    Darin J Erickson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    Nicotine Tob Res 16:1056-62. 2014
    ..Use of these products among young adults is of particular interest given that experimentation with new products is common in young adulthood...
  32. doi request reprint The effects of a tobacco intervention on binge drinking among African American light smokers
    Mandy A Stahre
    a Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Addict Dis 32:377-86. 2013
    ..035), but the effect was not sustained at the end of the study (week 26). These results show that tobacco interventions can affect binge drinking, but the effect does not appear to be sustained over time. ..
  33. pmc Immigrant family skills-building to prevent tobacco use in Latino youth: study protocol for a community-based participatory randomized controlled trial
    Michele L Allen
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine, University of Minnesota, 717 Delaware Street S, E, Suite 166, Minneapolis, MN, 55414, USA
    Trials 13:242. 2012
    ..Therefore, using CBPR principles, we developed a randomized clinical trial to assess the efficacy of a family-skills training intervention to prevent tobacco and other substance use intentions in Latino youth...
  34. doi request reprint An evaluation of health benefit modification in Taft-Hartley health and welfare funds: implications for encouraging tobacco-cessation coverage
    Caroline M Au-Yeung
    Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:S30-6. 2010
    ..Most funds do not offer comprehensive tobacco-cessation services to fund participants despite evidence that doing so would be cost effective and save lives...
  35. ncbi request reprint Minnesota tobacco-free park policies: attitudes of the general public and park officials
    Elizabeth G Klein
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:S49-55. 2007
    ..Fears of policy difficulties among park and recreation directors who work in parks without a tobacco-free policy are much greater than actual problems experienced in Minnesota tobacco-free park areas...
  36. pmc Beliefs and experimentation with electronic cigarettes: a prospective analysis among young adults
    Kelvin Choi
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 46:175-8. 2014
    ..However, the prospective association between these beliefs and subsequent use of e-cigarettes is unclear...
  37. ncbi request reprint Project Northland: long-term outcomes of community action to reduce adolescent alcohol use
    Cheryl L Perry
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Health Educ Res 17:117-32. 2002
    ..There was no impact in Phase 2 on other student-level behavioral and psychosocial factors. Developmentally appropriate, multi-component, community-wide programs throughout adolescence appear to be needed to reduce alcohol use...
  38. ncbi request reprint Smoking visibility, perceived acceptability, and frequency in various locations among youth and adults
    Nina L Alesci
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, 1305 Corporate Center, E333, Eagan, MN 55121, USA
    Prev Med 36:272-81. 2003
    ..This study tests whether there is an association between high visibility of smoking, perceived acceptability of smoking, and where youth smoke...
  39. ncbi request reprint Maternal/female caregiver influences on adolescent indoor tanning
    Jo Ellen Stryker
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:528.e1-9. 2004
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  40. pmc Measuring the stringency of states' indoor tanning regulations: instrument development and outcomes
    Susan I Woodruff
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA 92123, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 56:774-80. 2007
    ..The instrument was then used to rate the stringency of state laws...

Research Grants12

  1. INDOOR TANNING--YOUTH AND COMMUNITY PRACTICES
    Jean Forster; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..This Methods Development study is designed to provide the basis for a future intervention trial to determine the efficacy of policy interventions to reduce adolescent use of indoor tanning. ..
  2. INDOOR TANNING--YOUTH AND COMMUNITY PRACTICES
    Jean Forster; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This Methods Development study is designed to provide the basis for a future intervention trial to determine the efficacy of policy interventions to reduce adolescent use of indoor tanning. ..
  3. INDOOR TANNING--YOUTH AND COMMUNITY PRACTICES
    Jean Forster; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This Methods Development study is designed to provide the basis for a future intervention trial to determine the efficacy of policy interventions to reduce adolescent use of indoor tanning. ..
  4. MN State & Local Programs Effects on Youth Tobacco Use
    Jean Forster; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We are also proposing to add a one-time cross-sectional survey of a parent of each MN cohort member to add valuable information about family influences on smoking uptake in the multilevel analyses. ..
  5. MN State & Local Programs Effects on Youth Tobacco Use
    Jean Forster; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We are also proposing to add a one-time cross-sectional survey of a parent of each MN cohort member to add valuable information about family influences on smoking uptake in the multilevel analyses. ..
  6. MN State & Local Programs Effects on Youth Tobacco Use
    Jean Forster; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We are also proposing to add a one-time cross-sectional survey of a parent of each MN cohort member to add valuable information about family influences on smoking uptake in the multilevel analyses. ..
  7. MN State & Local Programs Effects on Youth Tobacco Use
    Jean Forster; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We are also proposing to add a one-time cross-sectional survey of a parent of each MN cohort member to add valuable information about family influences on smoking uptake in the multilevel analyses. ..
  8. EFFECTS OF MN STATE & LOCAL PROGRAMS ON YOUTH TOBACCO US
    Jean Forster; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  9. EFFECTS OF MN STATE & LOCAL PROGRAMS ON YOUTH TOBACCO US
    Jean Forster; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  10. EFFECTS OF MN STATE & LOCAL PROGRAMS ON YOUTH TOBACCO US
    Jean Forster; Fiscal Year: 2001
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  11. EFFECTS OF MN STATE & LOCAL PROGRAMS ON YOUTH TOBACCO US
    Jean Forster; Fiscal Year: 2000
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