C Hofstetter

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Affiliation: San Diego State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Increasing Latino adolescents' adherence to treatment for latent tuberculosis infection: a controlled trial
    Melbourne F Hovell
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA 92123, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1871-7. 2003
  2. pmc Does church participation facilitate tobacco control? A report on Korean immigrants
    C Richard Hofstetter
    Department of Political Science and the Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:187-97. 2010
  3. pmc Do christian denominations exhibit higher rates of alcohol consumption? A study of Korean American women in California
    D Eastern Kang Sim
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Relig Health 52:285-98. 2013
  4. pmc Perceived neighborhood environment and physical activity in 11 countries: do associations differ by country?
    Ding Ding
    Department of Family Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:57. 2013
  5. pmc Gender modifies the relationship between social networks and smoking among adults in Seoul, South Korea
    John W Ayers
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    Int J Public Health 55:609-17. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint The first puff: forces in smoking initiation among Californians of Korean descent
    C Richard Hofstetter
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA 92123, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:1277-86. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Demography of exercise among Californians of Korean descent: a cross-sectional telephone survey
    C Richard Hofstetter
    Department of Political Science, Graduate School of Public Health, Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 230, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 10:53-65. 2008
  8. pmc It's others, not the police: smoking, reprimand, and fines among adults of Korean descent in California
    C Richard Hofstetter
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Health Psychol 29:255-61. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Tobacco use and acculturation among Californians of Korean descent: a behavioral epidemiological analysis
    C Richard Hofstetter
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:481-9. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Acculturation and health risk behaviors among Californians of Korean descent
    Yoon Ju Song
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, C BEACH, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Prev Med 39:147-56. 2004

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Publications30

  1. pmc Increasing Latino adolescents' adherence to treatment for latent tuberculosis infection: a controlled trial
    Melbourne F Hovell
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA 92123, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1871-7. 2003
    ..We sought to determine the efficacy of coaching Latino adolescents with latent tuberculosis infection to adhere to isoniazid treatment...
  2. pmc Does church participation facilitate tobacco control? A report on Korean immigrants
    C Richard Hofstetter
    Department of Political Science and the Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:187-97. 2010
    ..This study explores hypotheses linking church attendance to smoking prevalence, cessation, exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), and household smoking bans among Korean immigrants in California...
  3. pmc Do christian denominations exhibit higher rates of alcohol consumption? A study of Korean American women in California
    D Eastern Kang Sim
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Relig Health 52:285-98. 2013
    ..Path analysis suggested that specific denominations had both direct and indirect effects on the outcome of interest, and that religious commitment and drinking models served as moderators for this phenomenon...
  4. pmc Perceived neighborhood environment and physical activity in 11 countries: do associations differ by country?
    Ding Ding
    Department of Family Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:57. 2013
    ..The current study examined whether associations between perceived attributes of neighborhood environments and physical activity differed by country...
  5. pmc Gender modifies the relationship between social networks and smoking among adults in Seoul, South Korea
    John W Ayers
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    Int J Public Health 55:609-17. 2010
    ..To evaluate the interaction of gender with social network mechanisms and smoking behaviors in Seoul, South Korea, where smoking is common among men but not women...
  6. ncbi request reprint The first puff: forces in smoking initiation among Californians of Korean descent
    C Richard Hofstetter
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA 92123, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:1277-86. 2007
    ..Social reinforcers that lead to taking the first puff also discriminated between those who became current smokers and those who did not. Interventions should be directed at these variables among young Korean nonsmokers and new smokers...
  7. ncbi request reprint Demography of exercise among Californians of Korean descent: a cross-sectional telephone survey
    C Richard Hofstetter
    Department of Political Science, Graduate School of Public Health, Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 230, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 10:53-65. 2008
    ..Interventions to promote physical activity should be adapted not only for the Korean culture but also for specific subgroups defined demographically...
  8. pmc It's others, not the police: smoking, reprimand, and fines among adults of Korean descent in California
    C Richard Hofstetter
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Health Psychol 29:255-61. 2010
    ..This study assesses the association of immediate social and legal reprimand and current smoking status among Californians of Korean descent...
  9. ncbi request reprint Tobacco use and acculturation among Californians of Korean descent: a behavioral epidemiological analysis
    C Richard Hofstetter
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:481-9. 2004
    ..Results suggest that acculturation processes influence tobacco use differentially by gender, and future research is needed to identify the implications of processes in tobacco initiation and cessation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Acculturation and health risk behaviors among Californians of Korean descent
    Yoon Ju Song
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, C BEACH, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Prev Med 39:147-56. 2004
    ..This study examined the effects of acculturation on health behaviors among Korean-Americans in California compared to Koreans in Seoul...
  11. pmc Crossing borders: the impact of the California Tobacco Control Program on both sides of the US-Mexico border
    Ana P Martinez-Donate
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, Calif, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:258-67. 2008
    ..Similar programs should be implemented in other regions; they have widespread effects on social norms and behaviors related to smoking and environmental tobacco smoke and can help achieve tobacco control across nations...
  12. pmc Employment and social "determinants" of smoking in urbanizing China: a representative survey
    Ding Ding
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:779-84. 2009
    ..New commercial systems have introduced high profits but also layoffs in the absence of government security systems...
  13. pmc Longitudinal study of household smoking ban adoption among Korean Americans
    Suzanne C Hughes
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:437-40. 2009
    ..Few longitudinal studies have examined the adoption of bans on smoking in private homes...
  14. pmc Adolescents validly report their exposure to secondhand smoke
    Marilyn Johnson-Kozlow
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:914-9. 2010
    ..This study examined the validity of child-reported exposure to secondhand smoke (SHS) and investigated factors, such as child's age, which might affect accuracy of recall...
  15. pmc Counseling to reduce children's secondhand smoke exposure and help parents quit smoking: a controlled trial
    Melbourne F Hovell
    San Diego State University, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego, CA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1383-94. 2009
    ..We tested a combined intervention to reduce children's secondhand smoke exposure (SHSe) and help parents quit smoking...
  16. pmc Exploring religious mechanisms for healthy alcohol use: religious messages and drinking among Korean women in California
    John W Ayers
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123 4388, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:890-8. 2009
    ..This research identifies social reinforcers within religious institutions associated with alcohol consumption among Korean women in California...
  17. pmc Parent/Child training to increase preteens' calcium, physical activity, and bone density: a controlled trial
    Melbourne F Hovell
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92123, USA
    Am J Health Promot 24:118-28. 2009
    ..To test effects of parent/child training designed to increase calcium intake, bone-loading physical activity (PA), and bone density...
  18. ncbi request reprint Home smoking restrictions among Koreans in Seoul
    Suzanne C Hughes
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, Department of Political Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Asia Pac J Public Health 21:63-70. 2009
    ..Home smoking bans should be promoted by media campaigns and other tobacco control activities, because knowledge of the effects of ETS was already high...
  19. ncbi request reprint Predictors of adherence to treatment for latent tuberculosis infection in high-risk Latino adolescents: a behavioral epidemiological analysis
    Melbourne Hovell
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, Ste 230, 92123, CA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 56:1789-96. 2003
    ..Doing so should decrease the risk of active TB among high-risk racial/ethnic and foreign-born populations...
  20. ncbi request reprint Behavioral counseling for reducing children's ETS exposure: implementation in community clinics
    Joy M Zakarian
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA 92123, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:1061-74. 2004
    ..Implications for future effectiveness trials are discussed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation patterns and predictors among adult Californians of Korean descent
    Ming Ji
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA 92123, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:59-69. 2005
    ..Results suggest that social and situational conditions should be included in the design of smoking cessation interventions among Koreans...
  22. ncbi request reprint Smoking, exposure to secondhand smoke, and smoking restrictions in Tijuana, Mexico
    Ana P Martinez-Donate
    San Diego State University, Graduate School of Public Health, Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, San Diego, California 92123, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 18:412-7. 2005
    ..To estimate the prevalence of tobacco use, exposure to secondhand smoke, and smoking restrictions in the home and workplace among residents of Tijuana, one of Mexico's largest cities...
  23. ncbi request reprint Koreans' use of medical services in Seoul, Korea and California
    Linda Hill
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, C BEACH, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, California, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 8:273-80. 2006
    ..This suggests barriers to allopathic health care, but not traditional health care, for Koreans living in California without health insurance...
  24. ncbi request reprint Correlates of home smoking bans among Mexican-Americans
    Ana P Martinez-Donate
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 230, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:229-36. 2007
    ..Design. A telephone survey on tobacco use and home policies was conducted using stratified, random sampling of listed phone numbers...
  25. ncbi request reprint Secondhand smoke exposure among nonsmoking adults in Seoul, Korea
    Suzanne C Hughes
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 9:247-52. 2008
    ..The results highlight the need for strong, comprehensive SHS control measures, such as a complete ban of smoking in all workplaces and public places, as well as public health campaigns to promote home smoking bans and non-smoking norms...
  26. ncbi request reprint Children's exposure to secondhand smoke at home in Seoul, Korea
    Suzanne C Hughes
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 9:491-5. 2008
    ..Stronger protective measures are urged, such as widespread increase in home smoking bans and discouragement of smoking...
  27. ncbi request reprint Asthma management and environmental tobacco smoke exposure reduction in Latino children: a controlled trial
    Melbourne F Hovell
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92123, USA
    Pediatrics 110:946-56. 2002
    ..This study tested the efficacy of coaching to reduce environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure among asthmatic Latino children...
  28. pmc Determinants and prevalence of late HIV testing in Tijuana, Mexico
    Claudia M Carrizosa
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92123, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:333-40. 2010
    ..65, 0.47-0.92); and stigma regarding HIV testing (AOR = 0.66, 0.45-0.97). These findings may inform the design of interventions to increase timely HIV testing and help reduce HIV transmission in the community at large...
  29. pmc Engaging community businesses in human immunodeficiency virus prevention: a feasibility study
    Liza S Rovniak
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Health Promot 24:347-53. 2010
    ..To explore the feasibility of engaging community businesses in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention...
  30. ncbi request reprint Latino children with asthma: rates and risks for medical care utilization
    Jill Berg
    UCLA School of Nursing, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Asthma 41:147-57. 2004
    ..Quality and monitored health care with optimization of asthma management could reduce costly acute care services...

Research Grants1

  1. Smoking and ETS: California Residents of Korean Descent
    C Hofstetter; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..S. It also will provide a model for delivering interventions to other Asian and minority populations distributed across larger geographic areas. ..