James F Thrasher

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Colorectal cancer screening among individuals with and without a family history
    James F Thrasher
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, CB No 7440, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 8:1-9. 2002
  2. ncbi Behavior-specific social support for healthy behaviors among african american church members: applying optimal matching theory
    James F Thrasher
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7440, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:193-205. 2004
  3. 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
  4. ncbi 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
  5. ncbi Using anti-tobacco industry messages to prevent smoking among high-risk adolescents
    James F Thrasher
    Department of Health Behavior ealth Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Health Educ Res 21:325-37. 2006
  6. pmc The meanings and context of smoking among Mexican university students
    James F Thrasher
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:578-85. 2006
  7. 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
  8. ncbi 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
  9. ncbi 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
  10. ncbi Tobacco denormalization and industry beliefs among smokers from four countries
    David Hammond
    Department of Health Studies, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 31:225-32. 2006

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi Colorectal cancer screening among individuals with and without a family history
    James F Thrasher
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, CB No 7440, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 8:1-9. 2002
    ..Despite higher screening rates among individuals with FDR+s, interventions may need to target this high-risk group to increase compliance with CRC screening recommendations...
  2. ncbi Behavior-specific social support for healthy behaviors among african american church members: applying optimal matching theory
    James F Thrasher
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7440, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:193-205. 2004
    ..Implications of the findings are discussed in terms of developing more effective interventions...
  3. 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...
  4. ncbi 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...
  5. ncbi Using anti-tobacco industry messages to prevent smoking among high-risk adolescents
    James F Thrasher
    Department of Health Behavior ealth Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Health Educ Res 21:325-37. 2006
    ..Overall, these results suggest that anti-industry messages are a promising strategy for preventing smoking among high- and low-risk adolescents alike...
  6. pmc The meanings and context of smoking among Mexican university students
    James F Thrasher
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:578-85. 2006
    ..We sought to describe the dominant social contexts and meanings of smoking among Mexican university students...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi 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...
  9. ncbi 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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  10. ncbi Tobacco denormalization and industry beliefs among smokers from four countries
    David Hammond
    Department of Health Studies, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 31:225-32. 2006
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  11. ncbi 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...
  12. ncbi [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...
  13. 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
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  14. ncbi 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...