Kurt M Ribisl

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pricing health behavior interventions to promote adoption: lessons from the marketing and business literature
    Kurt M Ribisl
    Department of Health Behavior, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 46:653-9. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Research gaps related to tobacco product marketing and sales in the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act
    Kurt M Ribisl
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:43-53. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint The North Carolina Youth Empowerment Study (NCYES): a participatory research study examining the impact of youth empowerment for tobacco use prevention
    Kurt M Ribisl
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill 27599 7440, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:597-614. 2004
  4. pmc Effectiveness of state and federal government agreements with major credit card and shipping companies to block illegal Internet cigarette sales
    Kurt M Ribisl
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e16754. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Internet sales of cigarettes to minors
    Kurt M Ribisl
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7440, USA
    JAMA 290:1356-9. 2003
  6. pmc The potential of the internet as a medium to encourage and discourage youth tobacco use
    K M Ribisl
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Tob Control 12:i48-59. 2003
  7. pmc Are the sales practices of internet cigarette vendors good enough to prevent sales to minors?
    Kurt M Ribisl
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:940-1. 2002
  8. pmc Web sites selling cigarettes: how many are there in the USA and what are their sales practices?
    K M Ribisl
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hioll, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Tob Control 10:352-9. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Passage of 100% tobacco-free school policies in 14 North Carolina school districts
    Adam O Goldstein
    University of North Carolina, School of Medicine, CB 7595, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    J Sch Health 73:293-9. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Internet cigarette sales and Native American sovereignty: political and public health contexts
    Kari A Samuel
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Public Health Policy 33:173-87. 2012

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Pricing health behavior interventions to promote adoption: lessons from the marketing and business literature
    Kurt M Ribisl
    Department of Health Behavior, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 46:653-9. 2014
    ..The ultimate goal is to develop effective and affordable interventions, called lean interventions, which are widely adopted and have greater public health impact. ..
  2. doi request reprint Research gaps related to tobacco product marketing and sales in the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act
    Kurt M Ribisl
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:43-53. 2012
    ..Each of the 5 sections of this paper provides a description and brief history of regulation, what is known about this regulatory strategy, and research opportunities...
  3. ncbi request reprint The North Carolina Youth Empowerment Study (NCYES): a participatory research study examining the impact of youth empowerment for tobacco use prevention
    Kurt M Ribisl
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill 27599 7440, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:597-614. 2004
    ..Lessons learned about the process of conducting participatory evaluation approaches and summary findings about the role of youths in policy advocacy efforts are presented...
  4. pmc Effectiveness of state and federal government agreements with major credit card and shipping companies to block illegal Internet cigarette sales
    Kurt M Ribisl
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e16754. 2011
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  5. ncbi request reprint Internet sales of cigarettes to minors
    Kurt M Ribisl
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7440, USA
    JAMA 290:1356-9. 2003
    ..Although researchers have studied tobacco sales to minors at retail outlets for more than a decade, there are no published studies of tobacco sales to minors via the Internet...
  6. pmc The potential of the internet as a medium to encourage and discourage youth tobacco use
    K M Ribisl
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Tob Control 12:i48-59. 2003
    ..Finally, some of the challenges in addressing tobacco related internet content are discussed...
  7. pmc Are the sales practices of internet cigarette vendors good enough to prevent sales to minors?
    Kurt M Ribisl
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:940-1. 2002
  8. pmc Web sites selling cigarettes: how many are there in the USA and what are their sales practices?
    K M Ribisl
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hioll, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Tob Control 10:352-9. 2001
    ..To estimate the number and geographic location of web sites selling cigarettes in the USA, and to examine their sales and marketing practices...
  9. ncbi request reprint Passage of 100% tobacco-free school policies in 14 North Carolina school districts
    Adam O Goldstein
    University of North Carolina, School of Medicine, CB 7595, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    J Sch Health 73:293-9. 2003
    ..Public health advocates may use this information to encourage school districts to adopt 100% tobacco-free school policies...
  10. doi request reprint Internet cigarette sales and Native American sovereignty: political and public health contexts
    Kari A Samuel
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Public Health Policy 33:173-87. 2012
    ..Our review notes global parallels and explicates history and politics of such regulation in the United States, and offers background for collaborative efforts to regulate tobacco sales and decrease tobacco use...
  11. pmc Smokers' beliefs and attitudes about purchasing cigarettes on the Internet
    Annice E Kim
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:594-602. 2006
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  12. pmc Retailer adherence to Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, North Carolina, 2011
    Shyanika W Rose
    Department of Health Behavior, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E47. 2013
    ..The objectives of this study were 1) to assess whether and to which provisions retailers were adherent and 2) to examine differences in adherence by county, retailer neighborhood, and retailer characteristics...
  13. pmc Do motion controllers make action video games less sedentary? A randomized experiment
    Elizabeth J Lyons
    Department of Nutrition, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7461, USA
    J Obes 2012:852147. 2012
    ..However, some games produce small but significant increases in energy expenditure, which may benefit health by decreasing sedentary behavior...
  14. ncbi request reprint An assessment of the quality and usability of smoking cessation information on the Internet
    Julie A Cheh
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Health Promot Pract 4:278-87. 2003
    ..Most sites adhered to established cessation guidelines. A small subset offered erroneous and potentially harmful information. Applying fundamental design principles would improve accessibility, usability, credibility, and currency...
  15. ncbi request reprint Internet cigarette vendors' lack of compliance with a California state law designed to prevent tobacco sales to minors
    Rebecca S Williams
    UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, 1700 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, CB 7426, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7426, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:988-9. 2006
  16. ncbi request reprint A comparison of Web and print media for physical activity promotion among adolescent girls
    Julie T Marks
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:96-104. 2006
    ..To compare the effectiveness of a Web-based physical activity (PA) intervention with identical content delivered in a printed workbook among a sample of adolescent girls...
  17. pmc Which adults do underaged youth ask for cigarettes?
    K M Ribisl
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, Calif, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:1561-4. 1999
    ..This study identified adults' demographic and smoking behavior characteristics that are related to being asked to provide tobacco to a minor...
  18. pmc The impact of anti-tobacco industry prevention messages in tobacco producing regions: evidence from the US truth campaign
    J F Thrasher
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, 311 Rosenau Hall, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Tob Control 13:283-8. 2004
    ..Adolescents who live in tobacco producing regions may not respond favourably to anti-industry ads...
  19. doi request reprint Economic and political influence on tobacco tax rates: a nationwide analysis of 31 years of state data
    Shelley D Golden
    at the time of the study, Shelley D Golden and Krista M Perreira were with the Department of Public Policy, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Kurt M Ribisl is with Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Am J Public Health 104:350-7. 2014
    ..We evaluated state-level characteristics associated with cigarette excise taxes before and after the Master Settlement Agreement (MSA)...
  20. ncbi request reprint A content analysis of Web sites promoting smoking culture and lifestyle
    Kurt M Ribisl
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, UNC School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7440, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:64-78. 2003
    ..These results underscore the need for greater research and monitoring of smoking-related Internet content by health educators and tobacco control advocates...
  21. pmc Energy expenditure and enjoyment during video game play: differences by game type
    Elizabeth J Lyons
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:1987-93. 2011
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  22. ncbi request reprint Field validation of secondary data sources for enumerating retail tobacco outlets in a state without tobacco outlet licensing
    Heather D'Angelo
    Department of Health Behavior, University of North Carolina UNC, Gillings School of Global Public Health, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA Electronic address
    Health Place 28:38-44. 2014
    ..Commercial databases appear to provide a reasonably accurate way to identify tobacco outlets for enforcement operations and density estimation. ..
  23. ncbi request reprint The availability of electronic cigarettes in US retail outlets, 2012: results of two national studies
    Shyanika W Rose
    Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Tob Control 23:iii10-iii16. 2014
    ..This paper looks at US retail availability of e-cigarettes and factors at the store, neighbourhood and policy levels associated with it...
  24. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of store audit methods for assessing tobacco marketing and products at the point of sale
    Joseph G L Lee
    Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Tob Control 23:98-106. 2014
    ..To date, no systematic review has synthesised the methods used for surveillance of POS marketing. This review sought to describe the audit objectives, methods and measures used to study retail tobacco environments...
  25. ncbi request reprint Point-of-sale tobacco advertising in Beirut, Lebanon following a national advertising ban
    Ramzi G Salloum
    Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1102F McGavran Greenberg, 135 Dauer Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:534. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to conduct an audit of point-of-sale (POS) tobacco advertising and assess compliance with an advertising ban in a large district of Beirut, Lebanon...
  26. doi request reprint Internet cigarette vendor compliance with credit card payment and shipping bans
    Rebecca S Williams
    Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    Nicotine Tob Res 16:243-6. 2014
    ..Despite their promise at the time, loopholes allowed for check payment and U.S. Postal Service (USPS) shipping. This study assessed actual vendor compliance with the payment and shipping bans using a purchase survey...
  27. pmc How new subscribers use cancer-related online mailing lists
    Barbara K Rimer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina, NC 27599 7295, USA
    J Med Internet Res 7:e32. 2005
    ..These are stated cancer communication goals of the US National Cancer Institute...
  28. pmc Independent evaluation of the California Tobacco Control Program: relationships between program exposure and outcomes, 1996-1998
    Louise Ann Rohrbach
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Alhambra, 91803, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:975-83. 2002
    ..This study sought to determine the effects of the California Tobacco Control Program on tobacco-related attitudes and behaviors...
  29. doi request reprint A comprehensive review of state laws governing Internet and other delivery sales of cigarettes in the United States
    Jamie F Chriqui
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Institute for Health Research and Policy, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:253-65. 2008
    ..S. It also provides a systematic framework for ongoing policy surveillance and will contribute to future analyses of the impact of these laws on successfully reducing youth access to cigarettes and preventing tax evasion...
  30. pmc The role of peer social network factors and physical activity in adolescent girls
    Carolyn C Voorhees
    Department of Public and Community Health, Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Am J Health Behav 29:183-90. 2005
    ..To study the relationship between peer-related physical activity (PA) social networks and the PA of adolescent girls...
  31. pmc Promoting physical activity in middle school girls: Trial of Activity for Adolescent Girls
    Larry S Webber
    Department of Biostatistics, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:173-84. 2008
    ..Physical activity is important for weight control and good health; however, activity levels decline in the adolescent years, particularly in girls...
  32. ncbi request reprint Retailer participation in cigarette company incentive programs is related to increased levels of cigarette advertising and cheaper cigarette prices in stores
    Ellen C Feighery
    Public Health Institute, Oakland, CA 94607, USA
    Prev Med 38:876-84. 2004
    ..This study examines the extent of retailer participation in these incentive programs, and the relationship between participation and the amount and placement of cigarette marketing materials and products, and prices in stores...
  33. ncbi request reprint Underrepresentation of African Americans in online cancer support groups
    Joshua Fogel
    Department of Economics, Brooklyn College, City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:705-12. 2008
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  34. ncbi request reprint Comprehensiveness of substance use prevention programs in U.S. middle schools
    Dana L Wenter
    Center for Research in Education, Research Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    J Adolesc Health 30:455-62. 2002
    ....
  35. pmc Data to action: using formative research to develop intervention programs to increase physical activity in adolescent girls
    Deborah Rohm Young
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Health Educ Behav 33:97-111. 2006
    ..g., enjoyable activities, opportunity to socialize) and barriers (e.g., lack of skills, fear of injury) for physical activity. The challenges of using formative research for intervention development are discussed...