Ellen J Hahn

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kentucky
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Consensus for tobacco policy among former state legislators using the policy Delphi method
    E J Hahn
    College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40536 0232, USA
    Tob Control 8:137-40. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation in drug treatment programs
    E J Hahn
    University of Kentucky College of Nursing, Lexington 40536 0232, USA
    J Addict Dis 18:89-101. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Public opinion and legislators' views on tobacco policy
    E J Hahn
    College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40536 0232, USA
    J Ky Med Assoc 98:67-73. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of training and fidelity of implementation of the life skills training program
    Ellen J Hahn
    University of Kentucky College of Nursing and College of Medicine, School of Public Health, 760 Rose St, Lexington, KY 40536 0232, USA
    J Sch Health 72:282-7. 2002
  5. pmc Political climate and smoke-free laws in rural Kentucky communities
    Mary Kay Rayens
    University of Kentucky College of Nursing, Lexington, KY 40526, USA
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 13:90-7. 2012
  6. pmc Smoke-free policy and alcohol use among undergraduate college students
    Karen M Butler
    College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    Public Health Nurs 29:256-65. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Measuring compliance with tobacco-free campus policy
    Amanda Fallin
    Tobacco Policy Research Program, University of Kentucky College of Nursing, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    J Am Coll Health 60:496-504. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Readiness to quit smoking in rural communities
    Mary Kay Rayens
    University of Kentucky, College of Nursing and College of Public Health, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0232, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 29:1115-33. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Motivation to quit smoking among relatives of lung cancer patients
    Karen M Butler
    College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    Public Health Nurs 28:43-50. 2011
  10. doi request reprint An intervention to increase compliance with a tobacco-free university policy
    Amanda Fallin
    Tobacco Policy Research Program, College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    Am J Health Promot 27:162-9. 2013

Detail Information

Publications54

  1. pmc Consensus for tobacco policy among former state legislators using the policy Delphi method
    E J Hahn
    College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40536 0232, USA
    Tob Control 8:137-40. 1999
    ..To test a novel approach for building consensus about tobacco control policies among legislators...
  2. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation in drug treatment programs
    E J Hahn
    University of Kentucky College of Nursing, Lexington 40536 0232, USA
    J Addict Dis 18:89-101. 1999
    ..Implications for policy change by national addiction certification and licensing organizations and state accreditation authorities are discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Public opinion and legislators' views on tobacco policy
    E J Hahn
    College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40536 0232, USA
    J Ky Med Assoc 98:67-73. 2000
    ..Health professional organizations can play a role by educating both their membership and lawmakers about public support for tobacco control policy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of training and fidelity of implementation of the life skills training program
    Ellen J Hahn
    University of Kentucky College of Nursing and College of Medicine, School of Public Health, 760 Rose St, Lexington, KY 40536 0232, USA
    J Sch Health 72:282-7. 2002
    ..Trainers and teachers who conducted training and/or taught the LST Program were more enthusiastic toward the program than those who did nothing beyond being trained...
  5. pmc Political climate and smoke-free laws in rural Kentucky communities
    Mary Kay Rayens
    University of Kentucky College of Nursing, Lexington, KY 40526, USA
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 13:90-7. 2012
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  6. pmc Smoke-free policy and alcohol use among undergraduate college students
    Karen M Butler
    College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    Public Health Nurs 29:256-65. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess attitudes and behaviors related to smoke-free policy among undergraduate student alcohol drinkers on a campus in a community with smoke-free bars...
  7. ncbi request reprint Measuring compliance with tobacco-free campus policy
    Amanda Fallin
    Tobacco Policy Research Program, University of Kentucky College of Nursing, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    J Am Coll Health 60:496-504. 2012
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Readiness to quit smoking in rural communities
    Mary Kay Rayens
    University of Kentucky, College of Nursing and College of Public Health, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0232, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 29:1115-33. 2008
    ..Participants with greater positive partner support to quit smoking were more ready to quit. Minority participants were more ready to quit, compared with Caucasian respondents...
  9. doi request reprint Motivation to quit smoking among relatives of lung cancer patients
    Karen M Butler
    College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    Public Health Nurs 28:43-50. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the factors related to motivation to quit among smoking family members of lung cancer patients...
  10. doi request reprint An intervention to increase compliance with a tobacco-free university policy
    Amanda Fallin
    Tobacco Policy Research Program, College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    Am J Health Promot 27:162-9. 2013
    ..To test the effects of a population-based self-efficacy message card campaign on compliance with a tobacco-free campus policy...
  11. pmc Rural print media portrayal of secondhand smoke and smoke-free policy
    Donald W Helme
    University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    Health Promot Pract 13:848-56. 2012
    ..Implications for targeting pro-health media in rural communities as well as policy-based initiatives for tobacco control are discussed...
  12. doi request reprint Do smoke-free laws in rural, distressed counties encourage cessation?
    Ellen J Hahn
    Tobacco Policy Research Program, University of Kentucky College of Nursing, 751 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 11:302-8. 2010
    ..Smokers in the treatment group were just as likely to attempt to quit, despite greater nicotine dependence. Findings showed that making nonsmoking the social norm through policy change may be more difficult in rural, distressed areas...
  13. pmc Readiness for smoke-free policy and overall strength of tobacco control in rural tobacco-growing communities
    Ellen J Hahn
    University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    Health Promot Pract 14:238-46. 2013
    ..Given that small, rural tobacco-growing communities are least ready for smoke-free policy change, tailoring and testing culturally sensitive approaches that account for this tobacco-growing heritage are warranted...
  14. doi request reprint The three Ts of adopting tobacco-free policies on college campuses
    Ellen J Hahn
    Kentucky Center for Smoke Free Policy, Tobacco Policy Research Program, University of Kentucky College of Nursing, 751 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536 0232, USA
    Nurs Clin North Am 47:109-17. 2012
    ..Administrative support, access to tobacco treatment, campus buy-in, sustained communications, and careful implementation planning are critical to instituting a tobacco-free university policy...
  15. pmc Secular trends and smoke-free policy development in rural Kentucky
    Amanda Fallin
    Department of Health Behavior, University of Kentucky College of Nursing, Tobacco Policy Research Program, 509 College of Nursing Building, University of Kentucky, 760 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Health Educ Res 26:711-21. 2011
    ..This protocol is a feasible yet time-intensive method of identifying events that may threaten the internal validity of a community-based RCT...
  16. ncbi request reprint Nursing research in community-based approaches to reduce exposure to secondhand smoke
    Ellen J Hahn
    University of Kentucky College of Nursing, USA
    Annu Rev Nurs Res 27:365-91. 2009
    ..A growing body of nursing research provides an excellent opportunity to conduct and participate in community and population-based research to reduce SHS exposure for both vulnerable populations and society at large...
  17. ncbi request reprint Behavioral effects of nicotine exposure from secondhand tobacco smoke among bar and restaurant workers
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    University of Kentucky, College of Nursing, 760 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Addict Behav 32:1922-8. 2007
    ..Nicotine exposure from secondhand tobacco smoke may have important behavioral outcomes in nonsmokers. This study provides further evidence for the importance of prohibiting smoking in hospitality venues to protect the health of workers...
  18. doi request reprint Public support for smoke-free laws in rural communities
    Mary Kay Rayens
    College of Nursing and College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0232, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:519-22. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine public opinion of smoke-free laws and to determine if there was a difference in support for these laws between urban and rural dwellers...
  19. ncbi request reprint Secondhand smoke exposure in a rural high school
    Kiyoung Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    J Sch Nurs 23:222-8. 2007
    ..Collaborative school-community campaigns involving parents, students, mass media, and community organizations may be effective in reducing the harm caused by tobacco. Implications for school nurses are discussed...
  20. pmc A short online community readiness survey for smoke-free policy
    Amanda Fallin
    Tobacco Policy Research Program, University of Kentucky College of Nursing, Lexington, KY, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:1494-8. 2012
    ..The Community Readiness Survey-Long form (CRS-L) is a 30- to 90-min telephone-administered survey. The Community Readiness Model can guide the design of programs and policy interventions to reduce health risks...
  21. doi request reprint Public opinion and smoke-free laws
    Mary Kay Rayens
    College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 8:262-70. 2007
    ..The smoke-free law acted as a public health intervention as it increased perception of risk of heart disease and cancer from SHS exposure...
  22. ncbi request reprint Tobacco dependence treatment education for baccalaureate nursing students
    Karen M Butler
    University of Kentucky College of Nursing, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    J Nurs Educ 48:249-54. 2009
    ..Outcomes did not differ based on duration of intervention or students' smoking status. Further research related to standardized content for tobacco dependence treatment is indicated...
  23. ncbi request reprint Immediate impact of smoke-free laws on indoor air quality
    Kiyoung Lee
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, 121 Washington Avenue, Lexington, KY 40536 0003, USA
    South Med J 100:885-9. 2007
    ..Indoor air pollution in the bingo hall was not reduced until the establishment decided to comply with the law. The smoke-free law showed immediate impact on indoor air quality...
  24. doi request reprint Smoke-free laws and smoking and drinking among college students
    Ellen J Hahn
    University of Kentucky College of Nursing and College of Public Health, 760 Rose Street, College of Nursing 519, Lexington, KY 40536 0232, USA
    J Community Health 35:503-11. 2010
    ..While alcohol prevalence is very high among college students, enacting smoke-free legislation was not associated with alcohol use...
  25. doi request reprint Culturally-specific Smoking Cessation Outreach in a Rural Community
    Karen M Butler
    Tobacco Policy Research Program, College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
    Public Health Nurs 31:44-54. 2014
    ..This study examined exposure to a culturally specific smoking cessation outreach intervention, assessing whether exposure was associated with cessation behaviors...
  26. pmc An evidence-based cessation strategy using rural smokers' experiences with tobacco
    Karen M Butler
    College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, 423 CON Building, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Nurs Clin North Am 47:31-43. 2012
    ..Such strategies may be effective in reaching rural smokers and motivating them to quit, thereby reducing tobacco-related disease and premature death in rural, economically distressed communities...
  27. pmc Smoke-free laws, gender, and reduction in hospitalizations for acute myocardial infarction
    Ellen J Hahn
    University of Kentucky, College of Nursing, Lexington, KY, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:826-33. 2011
    ..The initial legislation had exemptions not covering manufacturing facilities and government buildings, which may have put men at greater risk for AMI...
  28. doi request reprint Smokefree legislation: a review of health and economic outcomes research
    Ellen J Hahn
    Kentucky Center for Smoke Free Policy, College of Nursing and College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:S66-76. 2010
    ..Smokefree legislation is a powerful public health intervention. Despite progress in smokefree legislation, over half of U.S. adults remain unprotected by comprehensive smokefree legislation...
  29. doi request reprint Smoke-free laws and adult smoking prevalence
    Ellen J Hahn
    University of Kentucky, College of Nursing, 760 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536 0232, USA
    Prev Med 47:206-9. 2008
    ..To evaluate whether the adult smoking rate changed in Lexington-Fayette County, Kentucky, following the enactment of a smoke-free public places ordinance...
  30. ncbi request reprint Passing a smoke-free law in a pro-tobacco culture: a multiple streams approach
    Lisa W Greathouse
    Tobacco Policy Research Program, University of Kentucky College of Nursing, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 6:211-20. 2005
    ..As expected, a hospitality industry association was formed to oppose the ordinance, resulting in a legal challenge that delayed enactment of the law...
  31. ncbi request reprint A controlled trial of a Quit and Win contest
    Ellen J Hahn
    University of Kentucky College of Nursing and College of Public Health, Tobacco Policy Research Program, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0232, USA
    Am J Health Promot 20:117-26. 2005
    ..To evaluate the impact of a state-of-the-art Quit and Win contest on tobacco quit rates at 3, 6, and 12 months after the 30-day quit period...
  32. ncbi request reprint Effects of a smoke-free law on hair nicotine and respiratory symptoms of restaurant and bar workers
    Ellen J Hahn
    University of Kentucky College of Nursing and the College of Public Health, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0232, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:906-13. 2006
    ..Bar and restaurant workers' exposure to secondhand smoke (SHS) was compared before and 3 and 6 months after implementation of a smoke-free ordinance...
  33. doi request reprint Psychosocial characteristics of smokers interested in quitting
    Mary Kay Rayens
    University of Kentucky, KY, USA
    J Health Psychol 16:294-302. 2011
    ..Integrated interventions that combine tobacco treatment with mental health strategies to reduce depressive symptoms and improve partner or friend interactions may be most effective with smokers interested in quitting...
  34. ncbi request reprint Tobacco use prevention and cessation policies in manufacturing facilities in the tobacco-growing state of Kentucky
    Ellen J Hahn
    University of Kentucky College of Nursing and College of Medicine, School of Public Health, 760 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536 0232, USA
    Am J Health Promot 18:225-31. 2004
    ..To assess workplace tobacco use prevention and cessation policies in manufacturing facilities and explore factors associated with tobacco policies and practices in the tobacco-growing state of Kentucky...
  35. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a quit and win contest with a low-income population
    Ellen J Hahn
    Tobacco Policy Research Program, College of Nursing, University of Kentucky College of Nursing, Lexington, KY 40536 0232, USA
    Prev Med 39:543-50. 2004
    ..Low-income tobacco users have been largely untouched by tobacco cessation approaches...
  36. doi request reprint Reduction in asthma-related emergency department visits after implementation of a smoke-free law
    Mary Kay Rayens
    College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 122:537-41.e3. 2008
    ..Emergency department (ED) visits for asthma were assessed before and after the implementation of smoke-free legislation in Lexington-Fayette County, Ky...
  37. doi request reprint Time since smoke-free law and smoking cessation behaviors
    Ellen J Hahn
    University of Kentucky College of Nursing, 751 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536 0232, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1011-5. 2009
    ..We examined the association between time since implementation of a smoke-free law and cessation behaviors among current and former smokers...
  38. doi request reprint E-cigarettes: promise or peril?
    Carol A Riker
    Tobacco Policy Research Program, Kentucky Center for Smoke Free Policy, University of Kentucky College of Nursing, 751 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536 0232, USA
    Nurs Clin North Am 47:159-71. 2012
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Brief report: pain and readiness to quit smoking cigarettes
    Ellen J Hahn
    University of Kentucky College of Nursing, Lexington, KY 40536 0232, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:473-80. 2006
    ..Placing formal tobacco dependence treatment programs within pain clinics and addressing pain in smoking cessation programs is recommended...
  40. ncbi request reprint Perceived risk and interest in screening for lung cancer among current and former smokers
    Ellen J Hahn
    University of Kentucky Colleges of Nursing and Public Health, Tobacco Policy Research Program, Lexington, KY 40536 0232, USA
    Res Nurs Health 29:359-70. 2006
    ..Smokers who participate in lung cancer screening may be motivated to participate in a broad range of tobacco dependence treatment options...
  41. ncbi request reprint Secondhand smoke and nicotine exposure: a brief review
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    University of Kentucky, College of Nursing, 760 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Addict Behav 32:1977-88. 2007
    ..Future research should examine whether nicotine exposure from secondhand tobacco smoke has functional effects on neurobiological and behavioral processes associated with tobacco use...
  42. ncbi request reprint Legislators' views on tobacco policy: are there regional differences in Kentucky?
    Ellen J Hahn
    College of Nursing, Chandler Medical Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40536 0232, USA
    South Med J 95:324-30. 2002
    ..Region of the country has been shown to be a predictor of legislators' intentions to vote for cigarette tax increases...
  43. doi request reprint 'It's about the smoke, not the smoker': messages that motivate rural communities to support smoke-free policies
    Ganna Kostygina
    Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA and Tobacco Policy Research Program, University of Kentucky College of Nursing, Lexington, KY, USA
    Health Educ Res 29:58-71. 2014
    ..Emphasis on religiosity and social norms shows promise as a culturally sensitive approach to promoting smoke-free environments in rural communities. ..
  44. ncbi request reprint Kindergarten children's knowledge and perceptions of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs
    E J Hahn
    College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40536 0232, USA
    J Sch Health 70:51-5. 2000
    ..Children's knowledge of ATODs was not correlated with the parents' reported drug use. ATOD prevention programs for young children merit greater emphasis...
  45. ncbi request reprint School tobacco policies in a tobacco-growing state
    Ellen J Hahn
    University of Kentucky College of Nursing and College of Public Health, 40536, USA
    J Sch Health 75:219-25. 2005
    ..Schools with tobacco affiliation may provide more cessation resources due to the increased prevalence of tobacco use in these areas...
  46. ncbi request reprint Secondhand smoke and indoor public spaces in Paducah, Kentucky
    Shawn C Jones
    Division of Otolaryngology, Department of Surgery, at the University of Louisville, KY, USA
    J Ky Med Assoc 104:281-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine indoor air quality in a sample of hospitality venues in Paducah, Kentucky. The relation between indoor air pollution and the presence of on premises smoking was assessed...
  47. pmc Economic effect of a smoke-free law in a tobacco-growing community
    Mark K Pyles
    School of Business and Economics, College of Charleston, 5 Liberty Street, Suite 400, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Tob Control 16:66-8. 2007
    ..Lexington is located in a major tobacco-growing state that has the highest smoking rate in the US and was the first Kentucky community to become smoke-free...
  48. ncbi request reprint Measuring tobacco smoke exposure among smoking and nonsmoking bar and restaurant workers
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    Biol Res Nurs 9:81-9. 2007
    ..Although most biomarkers of tobacco-smoke exposure have a relatively short half-life, hair nicotine can measure several months of cumulative SHS exposure...
  49. ncbi request reprint Enforcement of tobacco purchase, use, and possession laws in four Kentucky communities
    Ellen J Hahn
    University of Kentucky Colleges of Nursing and Public Health, Kentucky, USA
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 8:140-7. 2007
    ..These laws may be more effective if they are enforced strictly with a meaningful penalty and a clear enforcement strategy...
  50. doi request reprint Secondhand tobacco smoke exposure, nicotine dependence, and smoking cessation
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    NEXUS, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Public Health Nurs 25:46-56. 2008
    ..To explore the association among the number of sources of secondhand tobacco smoke (SHS) exposure, nicotine dependence (ND), and smoking cessation...
  51. ncbi request reprint The Community Readiness Model: evaluating local smoke-free policy development
    Nancy L York
    University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Nursing, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 8:184-200. 2007
    ..The purposes of evaluating a community's readiness are to: (a) identify the stage of readiness for policy change, and (b) determine stage-specific strategies to advance a community toward policy change...
  52. doi request reprint The Kentucky SimSmoke tobacco policy simulation model: reaching Healthy People 2010 goals through policy change
    David T Levy
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, University of Baltimore Department of Economics, USA
    South Med J 101:503-7. 2008
    ..Kentucky, with the highest adult smoking rates (28.7% versus a US average of 20.9%) and weak tobacco control policies, has the potential to reduce smoking by implementing stricter policies...
  53. ncbi request reprint Differential impacts of smoke-free laws on indoor air quality
    Kiyoung Lee
    Graduate School of Public Health, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
    J Environ Health 70:24-30, 54. 2008
    ..While the Louisville partial smoke-free law with exemptions did not reduce indoor air pollution in the selected venues, comprehensive and properly enforced smoke-free laws can be an effective means of reducing indoor air pollution...
  54. ncbi request reprint Mandatory reporting of health care-associated infections: Kingdon's multiple streams approach
    Jan Odom-Forren
    University of Kentucky in Lexington, USA
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 7:64-72. 2006