James F Thrasher

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The potential impact of plain packaging of cigarette products among Brazilian young women: an experimental study
    Christine M White
    School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:737. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Linking mass media campaigns to pictorial warning labels on cigarette packages: a cross-sectional study to evaluate effects among Mexican smokers
    James F Thrasher
    Department of Health Promotion, Education and Behavior, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Tob Control 22:e57-65. 2013
  3. pmc Cigarette warning label policy alternatives and smoking-related health disparities
    James F Thrasher
    Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:590-600. 2012
  4. pmc Can pictorial warning labels on cigarette packages address smoking-related health disparities? Field experiments in Mexico to assess pictorial warning label content
    James F Thrasher
    Department of Health Promotion, Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:69-80. 2012
  5. pmc Consumption of single cigarettes and quitting behavior: a longitudinal analysis of Mexican smokers
    James F Thrasher
    Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:134. 2011
  6. pmc Policy support, norms, and secondhand smoke exposure before and after implementation of a comprehensive smoke-free law in Mexico city
    James F Thrasher
    Department of Health Promotion, Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter St, Room 215, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1789-98. 2010
  7. pmc Evaluation of a social marketing campaign to support Mexico City's comprehensive smoke-free law
    James F Thrasher
    Correspondence should be sent to James F Thrasher, Department of Health Promotion, Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:328-35. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Assessing the impact of cigarette package health warning labels: a cross-country comparison in Brazil, Uruguay and Mexico
    James F Thrasher
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 52:S206-15. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Differential impact of local and federal smoke-free legislation in Mexico: a longitudinal study among adult smokers
    James F Thrasher
    Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Salud Publica Mex 52:S244-53. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Perceived justice and popular support for public health laws: a case study around comprehensive smoke-free legislation in Mexico City
    James F Thrasher
    Department of Health Promotion, Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Soc Sci Med 70:787-93. 2010

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. pmc The potential impact of plain packaging of cigarette products among Brazilian young women: an experimental study
    Christine M White
    School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:737. 2012
    ..The current study examined how tobacco packaging influences brand appeal and perceptions of health risk among young women in Brazil...
  2. doi request reprint Linking mass media campaigns to pictorial warning labels on cigarette packages: a cross-sectional study to evaluate effects among Mexican smokers
    James F Thrasher
    Department of Health Promotion, Education and Behavior, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Tob Control 22:e57-65. 2013
    ..This study assessed the effects of pictorial health warning labels (HWLs) and a linked media campaign in Mexico...
  3. pmc Cigarette warning label policy alternatives and smoking-related health disparities
    James F Thrasher
    Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:590-600. 2012
    ..Pictorial health warning labels on cigarette packaging have been proposed for the U.S., but their potential influences among populations that suffer tobacco-related health disparities are unknown...
  4. pmc Can pictorial warning labels on cigarette packages address smoking-related health disparities? Field experiments in Mexico to assess pictorial warning label content
    James F Thrasher
    Department of Health Promotion, Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:69-80. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the most effective content of pictorial health warning labels (HWLs) and whether educational attainment moderates these effects...
  5. pmc Consumption of single cigarettes and quitting behavior: a longitudinal analysis of Mexican smokers
    James F Thrasher
    Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:134. 2011
    ..Previous cross-sectional research has suggested single cigarettes could either promote or inhibit consumption. The present study aimed to assess the effects of single cigarette availability and consumption on downstream quit behavior...
  6. pmc Policy support, norms, and secondhand smoke exposure before and after implementation of a comprehensive smoke-free law in Mexico city
    James F Thrasher
    Department of Health Promotion, Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter St, Room 215, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1789-98. 2010
    ..We assessed attitudes and beliefs about smoke-free laws, compliance, and secondhand smoke exposure before and after implementation of a comprehensive smoke-free law in Mexico City...
  7. pmc Evaluation of a social marketing campaign to support Mexico City's comprehensive smoke-free law
    James F Thrasher
    Correspondence should be sent to James F Thrasher, Department of Health Promotion, Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:328-35. 2011
    ..We aimed to assess the level of awareness and impact of a social marketing campaign to promote Mexico City's 2008 comprehensive smoke-free law...
  8. ncbi request reprint Assessing the impact of cigarette package health warning labels: a cross-country comparison in Brazil, Uruguay and Mexico
    James F Thrasher
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 52:S206-15. 2010
    ..To assess the impact of different health warning labels (HWL)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Differential impact of local and federal smoke-free legislation in Mexico: a longitudinal study among adult smokers
    James F Thrasher
    Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Salud Publica Mex 52:S244-53. 2010
    ..To assess the impact of Mexico City and federal smoke-free legislation on secondhand tobacco smoke (SHS) exposure and support for smoke-free laws...
  10. doi request reprint Perceived justice and popular support for public health laws: a case study around comprehensive smoke-free legislation in Mexico City
    James F Thrasher
    Department of Health Promotion, Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Soc Sci Med 70:787-93. 2010
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  11. pmc Does film smoking promote youth smoking in middle-income countries?: A longitudinal study among Mexican adolescents
    James F Thrasher
    Department of Health Promotion, Education and Behavior, Columbia, SC 29205, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:3444-50. 2009
    ..To determine whether exposure to smoking imagery in films predicts smoking onset among never-smoking Mexican adolescents...
  12. pmc Does the availability of single cigarettes promote or inhibit cigarette consumption? Perceptions, prevalence and correlates of single cigarette use among adult Mexican smokers
    J F Thrasher
    Department of Health Promotion, Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Tob Control 18:431-7. 2009
    ..Single cigarette use and its implications have rarely been studied among adults...
  13. doi request reprint Cigarette prices, cigarette expenditure and smoking-induced deprivation: findings from the International Tobacco Control Mexico survey
    Mohammad Siahpush
    Department of Health Promotion, Social and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 986075 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 6075, USA
    Tob Control 22:223-6. 2013
    ..We examined among current smokers the association of price paid per cigarette and daily cigarette expenditure with smoking-induced deprivation (SID) and whether the association of price or expenditure with SID varies by income...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Impact of cigarette package health warnings with pictures in Mexico: results from a survey of smokers in Guadalajara]
    James F Thrasher
    Departamento de Investigaciones sobre Tabaco, Centro de Investigacion en Salud Poblacional, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 54:254-63. 2012
    ..Evaluate the impact of the first pictorial health warning labels (HWLs) on cigarette packs in Mexico...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Aiming for the adolescent market: internet and video games, the new strategies of the tobacco industry]
    Tonatiuh Barrientos-Gutierrez
    Centro de Investigacion en Salud Poblacional, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 54:303-14. 2012
    ..The present essay reviews the existing literature on tobacco presence in the Internet and video games to define research and policy tasks required to develop effective means for tobacco advertisement regulation and control...
  16. pmc Smoke-free policies and the social acceptability of smoking in Uruguay and Mexico: findings from the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project
    James F Thrasher
    Department of Health Promotion, Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter Street, Room 215, Columbia, SC, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:591-9. 2009
    ..Little research has been conducted to determine the psychosocial and behavioral impacts of smoke-free policies in middle-income countries...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Tobacco advertising and promotions: changes in reported exposure in a cohort of Mexican smokers]
    Rosaura Pérez-Hernández
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 54:204-12. 2012
    ..To determine in a population-based sample of smokers the level exposure to tobacco industry marketing through different channels before and after their restriction through the General Tobacco Control Law of 2008...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Towards informed tobacco consumption in Mexico: effect of pictorial warning labels in smokers]
    James F Thrasher
    Departamento de Investigaciones sobre Tabaco, Centro de Investigacion en Salud Poblacional, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 54:242-53. 2012
    ..Evaluate the effect of the first pictorial warning labels on cigarette packs in Mexican smokers...
  19. pmc Self-reported price of cigarettes, consumption and compensatory behaviours in a cohort of Mexican smokers before and after a cigarette tax increase
    Belen Saenz-de-Miera
    Tobacco Research Department, Center for Population Health Research, National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Tob Control 19:481-7. 2010
    ..To assess the impact of a 2007 cigarette tax increase from 110% to 140% of the price to the retailer on cigarette price and consumption among Mexican smokers, including efforts to offset price increases...
  20. ncbi request reprint Promoting the effective translation of the framework convention on tobacco control: a case study of challenges and opportunities for strategic communications in Mexico
    James F Thrasher
    University of South Carolina, SC, USA
    Eval Health Prof 31:145-66. 2008
    ..Overall, this article aims to lay the foundation for comparative research from policy uptake to impact so that the scientific evidence base on tobacco control policies includes examination of how context moderates this process...
  21. pmc Exposure to smoking imagery in popular films and adolescent smoking in Mexico
    James F Thrasher
    Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:95-102. 2008
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint [Social marketing and public policies for health: campaign to promote smoke-free spaces in Mexico]
    Victor Villalobos
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 52:S129-37. 2010
    ..The campaign evaluation indicates a significant impact, which suggests that future campaigns use similar strategies in their development...
  23. ncbi request reprint Smokers' reactions to cigarette package warnings with graphic imagery and with only text: a comparison between Mexico and Canada
    James F Thrasher
    Department of Health Promotion, Education and Behavior, SC 29208, USA
    Salud Publica Mex 49:S233-40. 2007
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  24. ncbi request reprint Mistrusting companies, mistrusting the tobacco industry: clarifying the context of tobacco prevention efforts that focus on the tobacco industry
    James F Thrasher
    Department of Health Promotion, School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 47:406-22. 2006
    ..These results suggest that anti-tobacco industry campaigns resonate with youth because of youths' trust-related values and expectations...
  25. doi request reprint Estimating the impact of pictorial health warnings and "plain" cigarette packaging: evidence from experimental auctions among adult smokers in the United States
    James F Thrasher
    Departamento de Investigaciones sobre Tabaco, Centro de Investigacion en Salud Poblacional, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Health Policy 102:41-8. 2011
    ..To estimate differences in demand for cigarette packages with different packaging and health warning label formats...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Analysis of coverage of the tobacco issue in Mexican print media]
    Silvia Elena Llaguno-Aguilar
    Departamento de Investigación sobre Tabaco, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 50:S348-54. 2008
    ..Advocacy efforts should take advantage of mass media, which appears generally neutral or in favor of tobacco control policies in Mexico...
  27. pmc Tobacco smoke exposure in public places and workplaces after smoke-free policy implementation: a longitudinal analysis of smoker cohorts in Mexico and Uruguay
    James F Thrasher
    Department of Health Promotion, Education and Behavior, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter Street, Room 216, Columbia, SC 29208, USA E mail
    Health Policy Plan 28:789-98. 2013
    ..To determine the prevalence, correlates and changes in secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure over the period after comprehensive smoke-free policy implementation in two Latin American countries...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Perception over smoke-free policies amongst bar and restaurant representatives in central Mexico]
    Tonatiuh Barrientos-Gutierrez
    Centro de Investigacion en Salud Poblacional, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 52:S149-56. 2010
    ..To analyze the perceptions and appreciations over smoke-free environments of restaurant and bar managers from four cities in central Mexico...
  29. pmc Incidence and correlates of receiving cigarettes as gifts and selecting preferred brand because it was gifted: findings from the ITC China Survey
    Li Ling Huang
    Department of Health Promotion, Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, 29208, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:996. 2012
    ..The present study was designed to estimate the incidence of receiving cigarettes as gifts, correlates of this practice, and its impact on brand selection in a representative sample of urban adult smokers in China...
  30. pmc Impact of point-of-sale tobacco display bans: findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country Survey
    Lin Li
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Council Victoria, 100 Drummond Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia, Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1, Canada, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1L7, Canada, Department of Health Promotion, Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA, School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1, Canada and Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Health Educ Res 28:898-910. 2013
    ..These findings indicate that implementing POS tobacco display bans does result in lower exposure to tobacco marketing and less frequent impulse purchasing of cigarettes...
  31. pmc Are movies with tobacco, alcohol, drugs, sex, and violence rated for youth? A comparison of rating systems in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and the United States
    James F Thrasher
    Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, SC, USA Department of Tobacco Research, Center for Population Health Research, National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Mexico Electronic address
    Int J Drug Policy 25:267-75. 2014
    ..This study aimed to determine between-country differences and changes over time in the portrayal of youth risk behaviors in films rated for youth in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and the United States...
  32. ncbi request reprint Estimating the impact of different cigarette package warning label policies: the auction method
    James F Thrasher
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
    Addict Behav 32:2916-25. 2007
    ..The consistently lower value that smokers attributed to cigarette packages with the graphic warning label indicates that these labels are likely to reduce cigarette demand...
  33. doi request reprint Scripted messages delivered by nurses and radio changed beliefs, attitudes, intentions, and behaviors regarding infant and young child feeding in Mexico
    Eva C Monterrosa
    Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Nutr 143:915-22. 2013
    ..2 d) and beef (0.2 ± 0.1 d) and thicker consistency of chicken (0.6 ± 0.2 d) and vegetable broths (0.8 ± 0.4 d). This study provides evidence that a targeted communication strategy using a scalable model significantly improves IYCF...
  34. ncbi request reprint Intra-familial physical violence among Mexican and Egyptian youth
    Leonor Rivera-Rivera
    Centro de Investigaciones en Salud Poblacional, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morleos, Mexico
    Rev Saude Publica 39:709-15. 2005
    ..To determine the prevalence of experiencing intra-familial violence among Mexican and Egyptian youth and to describe its associated risk factors...
  35. pmc Examining the relationship between psychosocial and behavioral proxies for future consumption behavior: self-reported impact and bidding behavior in an experimental auction study on cigarette labeling
    Matthew C Rousu
    Department of Economics, Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA 17870, USA, Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA and Centro de Investigaciones en Salud Poblacional, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Health Educ Res 29:183-94. 2014
    ..More research is needed to better understand the advantages and disadvantages of behavioral economic methods and traditional self-report approaches to evaluating health behavior change interventions. ..
  36. ncbi request reprint Tax, price and cigarette brand preferences: a longitudinal study of adult smokers from the ITC Mexico Survey
    Belén Sáenz de Miera Juárez
    Tobacco Control Research Department, Center for Population Health Research, National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Tob Control 23:i80-5. 2014
    ..Recent tax increases in Mexico differed in structure and provided an opportunity to better understand tobacco industry pricing strategies, as well as smokers' responses to any resulting price changes...
  37. ncbi request reprint Tracking beverage nutrition information in the news: an evaluation of beverage-related health reports on television news
    Andrea Tanner
    School of Journalism and Mass Communications, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Ecol Food Nutr 51:1-21. 2012
    ....