Teh Wei Hu
Affiliation: University of California
- China at the crossroads: the economics of tobacco and healthT W Hu
University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Tob Control 15:i37-41. 2006..To analyse economic aspects of tobacco control policy issues in China...
- The role of taxation in tobacco control and its potential economic impact in ChinaTeh Wei Hu
Health Economics, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
Tob Control 19:58-64. 2010..To identify key economic issues involved in raising the tobacco tax and to recommend possible options for tobacco tax reform in China...
- Recent tobacco tax rate adjustment and its potential impact on tobacco control in ChinaTeh Wei Hu
University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
Tob Control 19:80-2. 2010..To compare the new tobacco tax structure effective from May 2009 with the tax structure before May 2009 and to analyse its potential impact...
- Economic costs of depression in ChinaTeh Wei Hu
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:110-6. 2007..5% in Beijing and 1.7% in Shanghai. These disorders may result in disability, premature death, and severe suffering of those affected and their families...
- Perspectives: an international review of the national cost estimates of mental illness, 1990-2003Teh Wei Hu
University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
J Ment Health Policy Econ 9:3-13. 2006..Policymakers need to learn not only the epidemiological indicators of mental illness, such as prevalence rate and incidence rate, but also the size of its negative impact on the economy...
- Health-related consequences of overactive bladder: an economic perspectiveTeh Wei Hu
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720, USA
BJU Int 96:43-5. 2005..However, before a thorough economic analysis of OAB can be undertaken, more data are needed about the long-term costs and the pathogenesis of OAB-related conditions...
- Smoking, standard of living, and poverty in ChinaT W Hu
University of California, Room 412 Warren Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Tob Control 14:247-50. 2005..To analyse differences in smoking behaviour and smoking expenditures among low and high income households in China and the impact of smoking on standard of living of low income households in China...
- Mental health costs and access under alternative capitation systems in ColoradoJoan R Bloom
School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, 94720 7360, USA
Health Serv Res 37:315-40. 2002..f.s.)...
- The economic burden of depression and reimbursement policy in the Asia Pacific regionTeh Wei Hu
University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
Australas Psychiatry 12:S11-5. 2004....
- The benefits of switching smoking cessation drugs to over-the-counter statusTheodore E Keeler
Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley 94720 3880, USA
Health Econ 11:389-402. 2002..8-2 billion dollars, based on conservative estimates both of the number of quits achieved and the value of added quality-adjusted life years from the reduced smoking...
- Estimated economic costs of overactive bladder in the United StatesTeh Wei Hu
Department of Health Economics, University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, Warren Hall, Room 412, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Urology 61:1123-8. 2003..To estimate the economic costs of overactive bladder (OAB), including community and nursing home residents, and to compare the costs in male versus female and older versus younger populations...
- Disease burden of adult lung cancer and ischaemic heart disease from passive tobacco smoking in ChinaQuan Gan
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Tob Control 16:417-22. 2007..To address the health hazards tobacco smoking imposes upon non-smokers in China, this paper estimates the burden of diseases in adults from passive tobacco smoking for two major diseases--lung cancer and ischaemic heart disease (IHD)...
- Secondhand smoke exposure at home in rural ChinaTingting Yao
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, University of California, San Francisco, 530 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Cancer Causes Control 23:109-15. 2012..This study estimated secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure at home among nonsmoking children (age 0-18) and adults (age ≥ 19) in rural China, and examined associated socio-demographic factors...
- The healthcare costs of secondhand smoke exposure in rural ChinaTingting Yao
Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
Tob Control 24:e221-6. 2015..The goal of this study was to assess the healthcare costs attributable to secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure among non-smoking adults (age ≥ 19) in rural China...
- Costs of urinary incontinence and overactive bladder in the United States: a comparative studyTeh Wei Hu
Department of Health Economics, University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
Urology 63:461-5. 2004..To update the cost of urinary incontinence (UI) for year 2000 and compare it with the cost of overactive bladder (OAB)...
- Effectiveness of a smoke-free policy in lowering secondhand smoke concentrations in offices in ChinaQuan Gan
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94143 1390, USA
J Occup Environ Med 50:570-5. 2008..To examine the secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure level in Chinese office buildings and to evaluate the effectiveness of a smoke-free policy in reducing SHS exposure...
- The heterogeneous effects of cigarette prices on brand choice in China: implications for tobacco control policyJing Li
School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
Tob Control 24:iii25-iii32. 2015..The Chinese government has cited two rationales against raising tobacco tax, namely, the unfair burden it places on low-income smokers and the ability of consumers to switch to cheaper brands...
- Capitation of public mental health services in Colorado: a five-year follow-up of system-level effectsJoan R Bloom
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
Psychiatr Serv 62:179-85. 2011..This study examined the five-year effects of capitated financing in community mental health centers (CMHCs) by comparing not-for-profit with for-profit programs...
- New opportunities for integrated child health systems: results from the multifaceted pre-to-three programAlison Evans Cuellar
School of Public Health, Columbia Univeristy, New York, NY 10032, USA
Am J Public Health 93:1889-90. 2003
- Tobacco control and tobacco farming in African countriesTeh Wei Hu
School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
J Public Health Policy 36:41-51. 2015..We provide an overview of tobacco farming issues in Africa. Encompassing multi-dimensional issues of economic development, there is far more to it than tobacco control questions. ..
- The effect of cigarette prices on brand-switching in China: a longitudinal analysis of data from the ITC China SurveyJustin S White
School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
Tob Control 23:i54-60. 2014..One possible explanation is that smokers buffer themselves from rising cigarette prices by switching to cheaper cigarette brands...
- WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in China: barriers, challenges and recommendationsTeh Wei Hu
1 Center for International Tobacco Control, Public Health Institute, Oakland, CA, USA
Glob Health Promot 20:13-22. 2013..The aim of this study was to analyze the barriers in the implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in China and present recommendations on ways to address these challenges in tobacco control in China...
- Cost-effectiveness of public sector substance abuse treatment: comparison of a managed care approach to a traditional public sector systemMartha C Beattie
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 94709, USA
J Behav Health Serv Res 32:409-29. 2005....
- Financing global mental health services and the role of WHOTeh Wei Hu
University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
J Ment Health Policy Econ 6:145-7. 2003..WHO has been very effective in global tobacco control and SARS epidemic. The new administration should use this successful momentum to initiate a global funding campaign for mental health disorder as a top priority...
- Use of antipsychotic medications in treating schizophrenia among different financing and delivery systemsJoan R Bloom
School of Public Health, Uuniversity of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
J Ment Health Policy Econ 6:163-71. 2003..Pharmaceuticals were not included in the capitation rate. However, antipsychotic medications were included in the formularies for consumers who received their medical care through a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO)...
- Demand for private health insurance in Chinese urban areasXiao Hua Ying
Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Health Econ 16:1041-50. 2007..27, -0.34, and -0.42, respectively. The determinants of enrollment in the three private health insurance programs were similar with employment status, age, education, and income...
- A major state tobacco tax increase, the master settlement agreement, and cigarette consumption: the California experienceHai Yen Sung
Institute for Health and Aging, School of Nursing, University of California at San Francisco, 94118, USA
Am J Public Health 95:1030-5. 2005....
- Medication treatment patterns for adults with schizophrenia in Medicaid managed care in ColoradoNeal T Wallace
Division of Public Administration of the Mark O Hatfield School of Government, Portland State University, P O Box 751, Portland, Oregon 97207 0751, USA
Psychiatr Serv 56:1402-8. 2005..These patterns were compared with patterns of psychosocial treatment and a measure of symptom change...
- Two-year outcomes of fee-for-service and capitated medicaid programs for people with severe mental illnessBrian J Cuffel
United Behavioral Health, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
Health Serv Res 37:341-59. 2002..To examine the effects of two models of capitation on the clinical outcomes of Medicaid beneficiaries in the state of Colorado...
- Cigarette smoking and poverty in ChinaYuanli Liu
Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University Cambridge, MA, USA
Soc Sci Med 63:2784-90. 2006..Smoking related expenses pushed a significant proportion of low-income families into poverty in China. Therefore, reducing the smoking rate appears to be not only a public health strategy, but also a poverty reduction strategy...
- The effect of a major cigarette price change on smoking behavior in california: a zero-inflated negative binomial modelMei ling Sheu
School of Health Care Administration, Taipei Medical University, 250 Wu Hsing St, Taipei 110, Taiwan
Health Econ 13:781-91. 2004..Additional underlying behavioral factors need to be identified so that more effective anti-smoking strategies can be developed...
- Evaluating health care programs by combining cost with quality of life measures: a case study comparing capitation and fee for serviceRichard Grieve
Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London WC1E7HT, UK
Health Serv Res 43:1204-22. 2008..To demonstrate cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) for evaluating different reimbursement models...
- Chinese physicians and their smoking knowledge, attitudes, and practicesYuan Jiang
National Tobacco Control Office, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China
Am J Prev Med 33:15-22. 2007..China has the most smokers among the world's nations. Physicians play a key role in smoking cessation, but little is known about Chinese physicians and smoking...
- Variation in outpatient mental health service utilization under capitationAnn F Chou
Health Services and Research Development, Richard L Roudebush VA Medical Center, and Indiana University Purdue University, 801 W Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
J Ment Health Policy Econ 8:3-14. 2005..Community mental health centers (CMHCs), the primary providers of comprehensive mental health services to Medicaid recipients in Colorado, had to search for innovative ways to provide cost-effective services...
- Financing and organization of China's health careTeh Wei Hu
Bull World Health Organ 82:480. 2004
- Health-related consequences of overactive bladderTodd H Wagner
Health Economics Resource Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, Stanford University School of Medicine, Menlo Park, California, USA
Am J Manag Care 8:S598-607. 2002..The study also estimates costs associated with these health-related consequences...
- Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children: excess costs before and after initial diagnosis and treatment cost differences by ethnicityG Thomas Ray
Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Northern California Region, Oakland, Calif 94612, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:1063-9. 2006..To estimate the excess costs for children in the years surrounding initial diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and to estimate differences in treatment costs by ethnicity...
- National health insurance, physician financial incentives, and primary cesarean deliveries in TaiwanYi Wen Tsai
National Health Research Institutes, Taipei, Taiwan
Am J Public Health 92:1514-7. 2002..This study analyzed the influences of the Case Payment method of reimbursement for inpatient care and of physician financial incentives on a woman's choice for primary cesarean delivery...