John B Lowe

Summary

Affiliation: University of Iowa
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dissemination of an efficacious antenatal smoking cessation program in public hospitals in Australia: a randomized controlled trial
    John B Lowe
    Centre for Health Promotion and Cancer Prevention Research, University of Queensland, Faculty of Health Science, Herston, Australia
    Health Educ Behav 29:608-19. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Smoking behaviour among Indigenous secondary school students in North Queensland
    John B Lowe
    Centre for Health Promotion and Cancer Prevention Research, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 23:101-7. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint What motivates men age > or =50 years to participate in a screening program for melanoma?
    Monika Janda
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Cancer 107:815-23. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Increase in skin cancer screening during a community-based randomized intervention trial
    Joanne F Aitken
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, Fortitude Valley, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Cancer 118:1010-6. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparability of skin screening histories obtained by telephone interviews and mailed questionnaires: a randomized crossover study
    Joanne F Aitken
    Epidemiology Unit, Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 160:598-604. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Do centralised skin screening clinics increase participation in melanoma screening (Australia)?
    Monika Janda
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, Spring Hill, PO Box 201, QLD 4004, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 17:161-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of whole-body skin self-examination in a population at high risk for skin cancer (Australia)
    Joanne F Aitken
    Department of Epidemiology, Queensland Cancer Fund, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 15:453-63. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Suntans and sun protection in Australian teen media: 1999 to 2000
    Liane J McDermott
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Health Educ Behav 32:504-13. 2005
  9. pmc Social support patterns of collegiate athletes before and after injury
    Jingzhen Yang
    Injury Prevention Research Center, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    J Athl Train 45:372-9. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Factors related to physicians' willingness to vaccinate girls against HPV: the importance of subjective norms and perceived behavioral control
    Natoshia M Askelson
    Department of Community and Behavioral Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52240, USA
    Women Health 50:144-58. 2010

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Dissemination of an efficacious antenatal smoking cessation program in public hospitals in Australia: a randomized controlled trial
    John B Lowe
    Centre for Health Promotion and Cancer Prevention Research, University of Queensland, Faculty of Health Science, Herston, Australia
    Health Educ Behav 29:608-19. 2002
    ..These findings show that a brief intervention to hospitals can encourage antenatal staff to provide smoking cessation materials to pregnant women...
  2. ncbi request reprint Smoking behaviour among Indigenous secondary school students in North Queensland
    John B Lowe
    Centre for Health Promotion and Cancer Prevention Research, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 23:101-7. 2004
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint What motivates men age > or =50 years to participate in a screening program for melanoma?
    Monika Janda
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Cancer 107:815-23. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Increase in skin cancer screening during a community-based randomized intervention trial
    Joanne F Aitken
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, Fortitude Valley, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Cancer 118:1010-6. 2006
    ..The provision of specialized skin screening clinics may be needed to achieve sufficient screening rates should population based screening for skin cancer be considered...
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparability of skin screening histories obtained by telephone interviews and mailed questionnaires: a randomized crossover study
    Joanne F Aitken
    Epidemiology Unit, Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 160:598-604. 2004
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Do centralised skin screening clinics increase participation in melanoma screening (Australia)?
    Monika Janda
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, Spring Hill, PO Box 201, QLD 4004, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 17:161-8. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of whole-body skin self-examination in a population at high risk for skin cancer (Australia)
    Joanne F Aitken
    Department of Epidemiology, Queensland Cancer Fund, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 15:453-63. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to establish the prevalence and determinants of SSE in a high-risk population in preparation for a community-based randomised controlled trial of screening for melanoma...
  8. ncbi request reprint Suntans and sun protection in Australian teen media: 1999 to 2000
    Liane J McDermott
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Health Educ Behav 32:504-13. 2005
    ..Although it is important to monitor the portrayal of tan levels and sun protection measures in media targeting adolescents, overall, the authors' findings revealed a media environment generally supportive of sun protection objectives...
  9. pmc Social support patterns of collegiate athletes before and after injury
    Jingzhen Yang
    Injury Prevention Research Center, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    J Athl Train 45:372-9. 2010
    ..Social support has been identified as an important factor in facilitating recovery from injury. However, no previous authors have prospectively assessed the change in social support patterns before and after injury...
  10. doi request reprint Factors related to physicians' willingness to vaccinate girls against HPV: the importance of subjective norms and perceived behavioral control
    Natoshia M Askelson
    Department of Community and Behavioral Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52240, USA
    Women Health 50:144-58. 2010
    ..39, p < 0.05). These findings indicate that public health efforts to encourage physicians to adopt the human papillomavirus vaccine should focus on subjective norms, such as those provided by professional organizations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Measuring the intrapersonal component of psychological empowerment: confirmatory factor analysis of the sociopolitical control scale
    N Andrew Peterson
    Department of Community and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, E238 GH, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 38:287-97. 2006
    ..Implications of the study for empowerment-based research and practice are described, and strategies to further develop the SPCS are discussed...
  12. pmc Cutaneous melanoma and obesity in the Agricultural Health Study
    Leslie K Dennis
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Dr, C21H GH, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:214-21. 2008
    ..To describe the risk of cutaneous melanoma in the Agricultural Health Study (AHS), a cohort of pesticide applicators and their spouses, according to baseline characteristics related to obesity along with sun exposure and sun sensitivity...
  13. ncbi request reprint Tobacco outlet density, cigarette smoking prevalence, and demographics at the county level of analysis
    N Andrew Peterson
    Department of Community and Behavioral Health, University of Iowa, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 5242, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 40:1627-35. 2005
    ..Findings are discussed in light of the state's low income inequality. Implications of the study and directions for future research are discussed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Tobacco outlet density and demographics at the tract level of analysis in Iowa: implications for environmentally based prevention initiatives
    John E Schneider
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Iowa College of Public Health, 200 Hawkins Drive, E204 GH, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Prev Sci 6:319-25. 2005
    ..Findings also suggest the need for structural or environmental interventions, i.e., tobacco outlet zoning laws, to mitigate the health consequences associated with tobacco use in certain populations and geographic regions...
  15. doi request reprint The birds, the bees, and the HPVs: what drives mothers' intentions to use the HPV vaccination as a chance to talk about sex?
    Natoshia M Askelson
    Department of Community and Behavioral Health, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Dr, 2195 WL, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 25:162-70. 2011
    ..Efforts to encourage vaccination should concentrate on strengthening mothers' attitudes about the value of talking about sex and highlight referent persons who support communication about sex...
  16. ncbi request reprint The relationship between active living and health-related quality of life: income as a moderator
    Jana J Peterson
    Department of Community and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, 1215 Westlawn, Iowa City, 52242, USA
    Health Educ Res 21:146-56. 2006
    ..Findings highlight the need for increased and specifically targeted promotion of active living interventions...
  17. pmc Consistency of reported tanning behaviors and sunburn history among sorority and fraternity students
    Leslie K Dennis
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 24:191-8. 2008
    ..Reliable measurements of behavior are crucial to evaluating health promotion efforts. The goal of this reliability study was to examine the consistency of recalled tanning behaviors in a population with a potentially high use...
  18. ncbi request reprint WIC providers' perspectives on offering smoking cessation interventions
    Mary Lober Aquilino
    Department of Community and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, 34 North High Circle Drive, Iowa City, IA, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 28:326-32. 2003
    ..To examine the perspectives of WIC clinic providers on offering smoking cessation interventions for pregnant women...
  19. ncbi request reprint Randomised control trial of a smoking cessation intervention directed at men whose partners are pregnant
    Warren R Stanton
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, QLD, Australia
    Prev Med 38:6-9. 2004
    ..Although smoking cessation programs significantly reduce smoking rates in the general population, some sectors are poorly motivated by them, especially healthy men from lower socioeconomic classes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Attitudes and intentions in relation to skin checks for early signs of skin cancer
    Monika Janda
    Epidemiology Unit, Queensland Cancer Fund, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Prev Med 39:11-8. 2004
    ..As part of the first phase of a community-based randomised controlled trial of screening for melanoma, this study examined the prevalence of skin screening intentions and associated factors in a population at high risk for skin cancer...
  21. ncbi request reprint Description of a media campaign about alcohol use during pregnancy
    John B Lowe
    School of Health and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Science, Health and Education, University of the Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore DC, Queensland, 4558, Australia
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:739-41. 2010
    ..This study describes the development and testing of a multicomponent media campaign aimed at increasing discussions of alcohol use during pregnancy...
  22. ncbi request reprint The needs of cancer patients and their families from rural and remote areas of Queensland
    Alexandra M Clavarino
    Centre for Health Promotion and Cancer Prevention Research, School of Population Health, University of Queensland Medical School, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 10:188-95. 2002
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management costs of suspicious skin lesions from a population-based melanoma screening programme
    Louisa Gordon
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, Brisbane, Australia
    J Med Screen 14:98-102. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the health system costs attributed to the diagnosis and management of suspicious skin lesions detected during a trial of a population melanoma screening programme (1998-2001)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and effectiveness of the smoking cessation program for pregnant women
    Kinga Polanska
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Lodz, Poland
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 17:369-77. 2004
    ..The aim of randomized trial was to evaluate the effectiveness of anti-smoking counseling in the population of pregnant women from the maternity centers in Lódź, central Poland...
  25. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of skin screening by general practitioners in regional Queensland
    Monika Janda
    Queensland Cancer Fund, Spring Hill, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 180:10-5. 2004
    ..To establish the prevalence and predictors of skin screening by general practitioners in regional Queensland...
  26. ncbi request reprint Sunburn in Australian men with a history of non-melanoma skin cancer
    Torres Woolley
    James Cook University, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Skin Cancer Research Group, Townsville QLD Australia
    Am J Health Behav 27:195-207. 2003
    ..To identify predictors of recent sunburn in north Australian men with a history of non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Who attends skin cancer clinics within a randomized melanoma screening program?
    Philippa H Youl
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, P O Box 201, Spring Hill, QLD 4004, Australia
    Cancer Detect Prev 30:44-51. 2006
    ..Screening may reduce morbidity and mortality associated with melanoma, although in the absence of randomized-controlled trials, this remains unproven...
  28. ncbi request reprint Acceptability and feasibility of a community-based screening programme for melanoma in Australia
    John B Lowe
    Department of Community and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, USA
    Health Promot Int 19:437-44. 2004
    ..Volunteers were instrumental in increasing community ownership of and involvement in the SkinWatch programme...
  29. ncbi request reprint Test-retest of self-reported exposure to artificial tanning devices, self-tanning creams, and sun sensitivity showed consistency
    Laura E Beane Freeman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, 6120, Executive Boulevard, Suite 511, MSC 7240, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:430-2. 2005
    ..Although the reliability of self-report of many sun exposure factors has been previously described in several studies, self-report of use of artificial tanning devices and self-tanning creams has been less well characterized...
  30. ncbi request reprint Clinical diagnosis and management of suspicious pigmented skin lesions--a survey of GPs
    Peter D Baade
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, University of Queensland
    Aust Fam Physician 34:79-83. 2005
    ..The ability of general practitioners to make important clinical decisions about the diagnosis and management of skin lesions is poorly understood...
  31. ncbi request reprint Smoking-cessation services in Iowa community pharmacies
    Mary L Aquilino
    Department of Community and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 23:666-73. 2003
    ..To examine community pharmacy practice with regard to providing smoking-cessation counseling...
  32. doi request reprint Paths to leisure physical activity among adults with intellectual disabilities: self-efficacy and social support
    Jana J Peterson
    Oregon Health and Science University, Child Development and Rehabilitation Center, 3181 Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:35-42. 2008
    ..This study tested a path model that included perceptions of social support and self-efficacy for leisure physical activity and leisure physical activity participation among adults with intellectual disabilities...
  33. ncbi request reprint Does the type of promotional material influence men's attendance at skin screening clinics?
    Philippa H Youl
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, Queensland
    Health Promot J Austr 16:229-32. 2005
    ..Skin screening may provide a method for detecting lesions at an earlier stage. This study sought to assess the impact of two methods of encouraging men to attend free open-access skin screening clinics...
  34. pmc Australian public and smallpox
    David N Durrheim
    Hunter New England Population Health, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1748-50. 2005
    ..Since general practitioners were commonly identified as the initial point of care, they should become a focus of bioterrorism response planning in Australia...
  35. ncbi request reprint A population survey--would Australian general practice be the first point of contact during an anthrax bioterrorism event?
    David N Durrheim
    Hunter New England Population Health, Newcastle University, New South Wales and James Cook University, Queensland
    Aust Fam Physician 35:172-4. 2006
    ..Anthrax bioterrorism is a new threat to Australians. How they would respond to an anthrax bioterrorism event is unknown...
  36. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes from skin screening clinics within a community-based melanoma screening program
    Joanne F Aitken
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, Brisbane, Australia
    J Am Acad Dermatol 54:105-14. 2006
    ..Within a randomized trial of population screening for melanoma, primary care physicians conducted whole-body skin examinations and referred all patients with suspect lesions to their own doctor for further treatment...
  37. ncbi request reprint Community perceptions of suspicious pigmented skin lesions: are they accurate when compared to general practitioners?
    Peter D Baade
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, P O Box 201, Spring Hill, QLD 4004, Australia
    Cancer Detect Prev 29:267-75. 2005
    ..70-0.73]. As expected, this was strongly associated with their perceptions of the skin lesion. These results suggest that the community can play a valuable role in assessing the need for medical evaluation of pigmented skin lesions...