Teh Wei Hu

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Perspectives: an international review of the national cost estimates of mental illness, 1990-2003
    Teh Wei Hu
    University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 9:3-13. 2006
  2. pmc Cigarette consumption and sales of nicotine replacement products
    T Hu
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720, USA
    Tob Control 9:II60-3. 2000
  3. pmc Cigarette consumption in rural China: survey results from 3 provinces
    T W Hu
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:1785-7. 2000
  4. pmc Effects of cigarette tax on cigarette consumption and the Chinese economy
    T W Hu
    University of California at Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Tob Control 11:105-8. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Financing global mental health services and the role of WHO
    Teh Wei Hu
    University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 6:145-7. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint The economic burden of depression and reimbursement policy in the Asia Pacific region
    Teh Wei Hu
    University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Australas Psychiatry 12:S11-5. 2004
  7. pmc The role of taxation in tobacco control and its potential economic impact in China
    Teh Wei Hu
    Health Economics, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Tob Control 19:58-64. 2010
  8. pmc Mental health costs and access under alternative capitation systems in Colorado
    Joan R Bloom
    School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, 94720 7360, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:315-40. 2002
  9. pmc Disease burden of adult lung cancer and ischaemic heart disease from passive tobacco smoking in China
    Quan Gan
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Tob Control 16:417-22. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint The benefits of switching smoking cessation drugs to over-the-counter status
    Theodore E Keeler
    Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley 94720 3880, USA
    Health Econ 11:389-402. 2002

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Perspectives: an international review of the national cost estimates of mental illness, 1990-2003
    Teh Wei Hu
    University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 9:3-13. 2006
    ..Policymakers need to learn not only the epidemiological indicators of mental illness, such as prevalence rate and incidence rate, but also the size of its negative impact on the economy...
  2. pmc Cigarette consumption and sales of nicotine replacement products
    T Hu
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720, USA
    Tob Control 9:II60-3. 2000
    ..Before 1996, nicotine gums and nicotine patches were prescribed by physicians and supplemented with behavioural counselling. Since 1996, nicotine gums and patches became available over the counter...
  3. pmc Cigarette consumption in rural China: survey results from 3 provinces
    T W Hu
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:1785-7. 2000
    ..This study assessed cigarette consumption and its main determinants in rural China...
  4. pmc Effects of cigarette tax on cigarette consumption and the Chinese economy
    T W Hu
    University of California at Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Tob Control 11:105-8. 2002
    ..To analyse a policy dilemma in China on public health versus the tobacco economy through additional cigarette tax...
  5. ncbi request reprint Financing global mental health services and the role of WHO
    Teh Wei Hu
    University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 6:145-7. 2003
    ..WHO has been very effective in global tobacco control and SARS epidemic. The new administration should use this successful momentum to initiate a global funding campaign for mental health disorder as a top priority...
  6. ncbi request reprint The economic burden of depression and reimbursement policy in the Asia Pacific region
    Teh Wei Hu
    University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Australas Psychiatry 12:S11-5. 2004
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  7. pmc The role of taxation in tobacco control and its potential economic impact in China
    Teh Wei Hu
    Health Economics, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Tob Control 19:58-64. 2010
    ..To identify key economic issues involved in raising the tobacco tax and to recommend possible options for tobacco tax reform in China...
  8. pmc Mental health costs and access under alternative capitation systems in Colorado
    Joan R Bloom
    School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, 94720 7360, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:315-40. 2002
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  9. pmc Disease burden of adult lung cancer and ischaemic heart disease from passive tobacco smoking in China
    Quan Gan
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Tob Control 16:417-22. 2007
    ..To address the health hazards tobacco smoking imposes upon non-smokers in China, this paper estimates the burden of diseases in adults from passive tobacco smoking for two major diseases--lung cancer and ischaemic heart disease (IHD)...
  10. ncbi request reprint The benefits of switching smoking cessation drugs to over-the-counter status
    Theodore E Keeler
    Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley 94720 3880, USA
    Health Econ 11:389-402. 2002
    ..8-2 billion dollars, based on conservative estimates both of the number of quits achieved and the value of added quality-adjusted life years from the reduced smoking...
  11. pmc Secondhand smoke exposure at home in rural China
    Tingting Yao
    Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, University of California, San Francisco, 530 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:109-15. 2012
    ..This study estimated secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure at home among nonsmoking children (age 0-18) and adults (age ≥ 19) in rural China, and examined associated socio-demographic factors...
  12. pmc Recent tobacco tax rate adjustment and its potential impact on tobacco control in China
    Teh Wei Hu
    University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Tob Control 19:80-2. 2010
    ..To compare the new tobacco tax structure effective from May 2009 with the tax structure before May 2009 and to analyse its potential impact...
  13. pmc Effectiveness of a smoke-free policy in lowering secondhand smoke concentrations in offices in China
    Quan Gan
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94143 1390, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:570-5. 2008
    ..To examine the secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure level in Chinese office buildings and to evaluate the effectiveness of a smoke-free policy in reducing SHS exposure...
  14. ncbi request reprint Estimated economic costs of overactive bladder in the United States
    Teh Wei Hu
    Department of Health Economics, University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, Warren Hall, Room 412, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Urology 61:1123-8. 2003
    ..To estimate the economic costs of overactive bladder (OAB), including community and nursing home residents, and to compare the costs in male versus female and older versus younger populations...
  15. doi request reprint Capitation of public mental health services in Colorado: a five-year follow-up of system-level effects
    Joan R Bloom
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:179-85. 2011
    ..This study examined the five-year effects of capitated financing in community mental health centers (CMHCs) by comparing not-for-profit with for-profit programs...
  16. ncbi request reprint Economic costs of depression in China
    Teh Wei Hu
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:110-6. 2007
    ..5% in Beijing and 1.7% in Shanghai. These disorders may result in disability, premature death, and severe suffering of those affected and their families...
  17. ncbi request reprint Costs of urinary incontinence and overactive bladder in the United States: a comparative study
    Teh Wei Hu
    Department of Health Economics, University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Urology 63:461-5. 2004
    ..To update the cost of urinary incontinence (UI) for year 2000 and compare it with the cost of overactive bladder (OAB)...
  18. pmc The effect of cigarette prices on brand-switching in China: a longitudinal analysis of data from the ITC China Survey
    Justin S White
    School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
    Tob Control 23:i54-60. 2014
    ..One possible explanation is that smokers buffer themselves from rising cigarette prices by switching to cheaper cigarette brands...
  19. pmc WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in China: barriers, challenges and recommendations
    Teh Wei Hu
    1 Center for International Tobacco Control, Public Health Institute, Oakland, CA, USA
    Glob Health Promot 20:13-22. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the barriers in the implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in China and present recommendations on ways to address these challenges in tobacco control in China...
  20. ncbi request reprint Health-related consequences of overactive bladder: an economic perspective
    Teh Wei Hu
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720, USA
    BJU Int 96:43-5. 2005
    ..However, before a thorough economic analysis of OAB can be undertaken, more data are needed about the long-term costs and the pathogenesis of OAB-related conditions...
  21. pmc New opportunities for integrated child health systems: results from the multifaceted pre-to-three program
    Alison Evans Cuellar
    School of Public Health, Columbia Univeristy, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1889-90. 2003
  22. ncbi request reprint Use of antipsychotic medications in treating schizophrenia among different financing and delivery systems
    Joan R Bloom
    School of Public Health, Uuniversity of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 6:163-71. 2003
    ..Pharmaceuticals were not included in the capitation rate. However, antipsychotic medications were included in the formularies for consumers who received their medical care through a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of public sector substance abuse treatment: comparison of a managed care approach to a traditional public sector system
    Martha C Beattie
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 94709, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 32:409-29. 2005
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  24. ncbi request reprint The effect of a major cigarette price change on smoking behavior in california: a zero-inflated negative binomial model
    Mei ling Sheu
    School of Health Care Administration, Taipei Medical University, 250 Wu Hsing St, Taipei 110, Taiwan
    Health Econ 13:781-91. 2004
    ..Additional underlying behavioral factors need to be identified so that more effective anti-smoking strategies can be developed...
  25. ncbi request reprint Demand for private health insurance in Chinese urban areas
    Xiao Hua Ying
    Fudan University, Shanghai, China
    Health Econ 16:1041-50. 2007
    ..27, -0.34, and -0.42, respectively. The determinants of enrollment in the three private health insurance programs were similar with employment status, age, education, and income...
  26. ncbi request reprint Variation in outpatient mental health service utilization under capitation
    Ann F Chou
    Health Services and Research Development, Richard L Roudebush VA Medical Center, and Indiana University Purdue University, 801 W Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 8:3-14. 2005
    ..Community mental health centers (CMHCs), the primary providers of comprehensive mental health services to Medicaid recipients in Colorado, had to search for innovative ways to provide cost-effective services...
  27. pmc Two-year outcomes of fee-for-service and capitated medicaid programs for people with severe mental illness
    Brian J Cuffel
    United Behavioral Health, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:341-59. 2002
    ..To examine the effects of two models of capitation on the clinical outcomes of Medicaid beneficiaries in the state of Colorado...
  28. pmc Evaluating health care programs by combining cost with quality of life measures: a case study comparing capitation and fee for service
    Richard Grieve
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London WC1E7HT, UK
    Health Serv Res 43:1204-22. 2008
    ..To demonstrate cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) for evaluating different reimbursement models...
  29. pmc A major state tobacco tax increase, the master settlement agreement, and cigarette consumption: the California experience
    Hai Yen Sung
    Institute for Health and Aging, School of Nursing, University of California at San Francisco, 94118, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1030-5. 2005
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Medication treatment patterns for adults with schizophrenia in Medicaid managed care in Colorado
    Neal T Wallace
    Division of Public Administration of the Mark O Hatfield School of Government, Portland State University, P O Box 751, Portland, Oregon 97207 0751, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:1402-8. 2005
    ..These patterns were compared with patterns of psychosocial treatment and a measure of symptom change...
  31. pmc National health insurance, physician financial incentives, and primary cesarean deliveries in Taiwan
    Yi Wen Tsai
    National Health Research Institutes, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Public Health 92:1514-7. 2002
    ..This study analyzed the influences of the Case Payment method of reimbursement for inpatient care and of physician financial incentives on a woman's choice for primary cesarean delivery...
  32. ncbi request reprint Health-related consequences of overactive bladder
    Todd H Wagner
    Health Economics Resource Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, Stanford University School of Medicine, Menlo Park, California, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:S598-607. 2002
    ..The study also estimates costs associated with these health-related consequences...
  33. ncbi request reprint Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children: excess costs before and after initial diagnosis and treatment cost differences by ethnicity
    G Thomas Ray
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Northern California Region, Oakland, Calif 94612, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:1063-9. 2006
    ..To estimate the excess costs for children in the years surrounding initial diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and to estimate differences in treatment costs by ethnicity...
  34. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and poverty in China
    Yuanli Liu
    Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University Cambridge, MA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:2784-90. 2006
    ..Smoking related expenses pushed a significant proportion of low-income families into poverty in China. Therefore, reducing the smoking rate appears to be not only a public health strategy, but also a poverty reduction strategy...
  35. pmc Chinese physicians and their smoking knowledge, attitudes, and practices
    Yuan Jiang
    National Tobacco Control Office, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China
    Am J Prev Med 33:15-22. 2007
    ..China has the most smokers among the world's nations. Physicians play a key role in smoking cessation, but little is known about Chinese physicians and smoking...
  36. pmc Financing and organization of China's health care
    Teh Wei Hu
    Bull World Health Organ 82:480. 2004