- Economic burden of smoking in China, 2000
H Y Sung
Institute for Health and Aging, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
Tob Control 15:i5-11. 2006
..To assess the health-related economic burden attributable to smoking in China for persons aged 35 and older...
- Cigarette smoking and serious psychological distress: a population-based study of California adults
Hai Yen Sung
Institute for Health and Aging, School of Nursing, University of California at San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 340, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 13:1183-92. 2011
..This study examines differences in smoking behaviors between adults with and without serious psychological distress (SPD) in California, which has the longest running comprehensive tobacco control program in the world...
- The economic burden of smoking in California
Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 340, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
Tob Control 13:264-7. 2004
..To develop estimates of the direct and indirect costs of smoking for California in 1999...
- The burden of osteoporosis in California, 1998
Institute for Health and Aging, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, 94143-0646, USA
Osteoporos Int 13:493-500. 2002
..Nursing home care represents the largest cost for people with osteoporosis, accounting for 59% of the money spent treating the disease...
- Cigarette consumption and sales of nicotine replacement products
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...
- Advancing age and cervical cancer screening and prognosis
G F Sawaya
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 49:1499-504. 2001
..30, 95% confidence interval 0.75-2.28). CONCLUSION: The disproportionate burden of cervical cancer observed in older women appears to be largely attributable to lack of screening within the 3 years before diagnosis...
- The behaviour of purchasing smuggled cigarettes in Taiwan
Y W Tsai
Division of Health Policy Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
Tob Control 12:28-33. 2003
..This study evaluates factors that affect an individual smoker's decision to purchase smuggled cigarettes, particularly when faced with higher prices...