W J McCarthy

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Chapter 6: Lung cancer in never smokers: epidemiology and risk prediction models
    William J McCarthy
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, University of California Los Angeles, 650 Charles Young Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Risk Anal 32:S69-84. 2012
  2. pmc Exploring the uncertainties of early detection results: model-based interpretation of mayo lung project
    Lu Shi
    Department of Health Services, 650 Charles E, Young Drive S, 61 253 CHS, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    BMC Cancer 11:92. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Individual change amid stable smoking patterns in polydrug users over 3 years
    W J McCarthy
    UCLA Drug Abuse Research Center, Los Angeles, CA USA
    Addict Behav 26:143-9. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial versus nicotine-only self-report measures for predicting follow-up smoking status
    W J McCarthy
    UCLA Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, A2 125 CHS, 650 Young Drive, Los Angeles, California 90095 6900, USA
    J Behav Med 24:75-91. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint To smoke or not to smoke: impact on disability, quality of life, and illicit drug use in baseline polydrug users
    William J McCarthy
    UCLA Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    J Addict Dis 21:35-54. 2002
  6. pmc Density of tobacco retailers near schools: effects on tobacco use among students
    William J McCarthy
    School of Public Health and the Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:2006-13. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Overweight and depressive symptoms among African-American women
    J M Siegel
    Department of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Prev Med 31:232-40. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Differential response to targeted recruitment strategies to fitness promotion research by African-American women of varying body mass index
    A K Yancey
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, UCLA School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ethn Dis 11:115-23. 2001

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. pmc Chapter 6: Lung cancer in never smokers: epidemiology and risk prediction models
    William J McCarthy
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, University of California Los Angeles, 650 Charles Young Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Risk Anal 32:S69-84. 2012
    ..We also compare the prevalence of never smokers between the three CISNET smoking scenarios and present the corresponding lung cancer mortality estimates among never smokers as predicted by a typical CISNET model...
  2. pmc Exploring the uncertainties of early detection results: model-based interpretation of mayo lung project
    Lu Shi
    Department of Health Services, 650 Charles E, Young Drive S, 61 253 CHS, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    BMC Cancer 11:92. 2011
    ..This study is intended to provide model-based testing for some of these important arguments...
  3. ncbi request reprint Individual change amid stable smoking patterns in polydrug users over 3 years
    W J McCarthy
    UCLA Drug Abuse Research Center, Los Angeles, CA USA
    Addict Behav 26:143-9. 2001
    ..Results challenge current assumptions about "occasional" or "chipper" smokers...
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial versus nicotine-only self-report measures for predicting follow-up smoking status
    W J McCarthy
    UCLA Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, A2 125 CHS, 650 Young Drive, Los Angeles, California 90095 6900, USA
    J Behav Med 24:75-91. 2001
    ..Results suggest that when past smoking behavior is known, a respondent's legal status and alcohol use may be more useful than a measure of tobacco dependence for predicting future smoking status...
  5. ncbi request reprint To smoke or not to smoke: impact on disability, quality of life, and illicit drug use in baseline polydrug users
    William J McCarthy
    UCLA Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    J Addict Dis 21:35-54. 2002
    ..Illicit drug use did not affect SF-36 ratings. Findings suggest that tobacco use by polydrug users is related to disability rates, to illicit drug use and to variations in daily functioning...
  6. pmc Density of tobacco retailers near schools: effects on tobacco use among students
    William J McCarthy
    School of Public Health and the Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:2006-13. 2009
    ..We examined the relationship between students' tobacco use and the density and proximity of tobacco retailers near their schools...
  7. ncbi request reprint Overweight and depressive symptoms among African-American women
    J M Siegel
    Department of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Prev Med 31:232-40. 2000
    ..This study examines overweight and depressive symptoms among urban African-American women, taking into account demographic factors, health status and practices, and psychosocial constructs...
  8. ncbi request reprint Differential response to targeted recruitment strategies to fitness promotion research by African-American women of varying body mass index
    A K Yancey
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, UCLA School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ethn Dis 11:115-23. 2001
    ..To assess patterns of recruitment into a community-based NCI-funded physical activity and dietary lifestyle change program targeting African-American women...