Arnold H Levinson
Affiliation: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
- An exploration of Latino smokers and the use of pharmaceutical aidsArnold H Levinson
Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80214, USA
Am J Prev Med 31:167-71. 2006..The current study explored sociocultural and psychosocial factors related to nonuse of smoking-cessation medications among Latino smokers...
- Smoking, but not smokers: identity among college students who smoke cigarettesArnold H Levinson
University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 9:845-52. 2007..Further research is needed to explore the psychosocial mechanisms involved with denier identity, to clarify the implications for public health communications, and to develop appropriate intervention strategies...
- Reducing underage cigarette sales in an isolated community: the effect on adolescent cigarette suppliesArnold H Levinson
Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado at Denver Health Sciences Center, and University of Colorado AMC Cancer Center, 13001 East 17th Place, Mail Stop F542, P O Box 6508, Aurora, CO 80045 USA
Prev Med 45:447-53. 2007..The current study explored the practicality of preventing underage retail cigarette sales and the relationship to cigarette supplies among adolescents...
- Tailored behavioral support for smoking reduction: development and pilot results of an innovative interventionArnold H Levinson
University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
Health Educ Res 23:335-46. 2008..An ongoing trial is evaluating effectiveness, cost and relationship to eventual cessation...
- Latinos report less use of pharmaceutical aids when trying to quit smokingArnold H Levinson
Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado 80262, USA
Am J Prev Med 26:105-11. 2004..Proposed underlying causes have included lighter smoking, lower financial status, and less healthcare access. This study assessed these factors as possible explanations for disparate rates of smoking-cessation support...
- Factors in nonadherence to quitline services: smoker characteristics explain littleEmily K Burns
Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
Health Educ Behav 39:596-602. 2012..The current study explored the magnitude and correlates of quitline service abandonment...
- Reaching Spanish-speaking smokers: state-level evidence of untapped potential for QuitLine utilizationEmily K Burns
Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO, USA
Am J Public Health 100:S165-710. 2010..We examined the effects of a Spanish-language media campaign on the reach and outcomes of a state-sponsored QuitLine among Latino smokers...
- Evaluating initial reach and robustness of a practical randomized trial of smoking reductionRussell E Glasgow
Institute for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
Health Psychol 27:780-8. 2008..This study evaluated the reach, initial effectiveness, and potential moderators and mediators of results of a smoking reduction program...
- Long-term results of a smoking reduction programRussell E Glasgow
Kaiser Permanente, Denver, Colorado 80237 8066, USA
Med Care 47:115-20. 2009..There have been few comprehensive evaluations of smoking reduction, especially in health care delivery systems, and little is known about its cost, maintenance of reduced smoking, or robustness across patient subgroups...
- Discontinuation of nicotine replacement therapy among smoking-cessation attemptersEmily K Burns
University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, Colorado, USA
Am J Prev Med 34:212-5. 2008..Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) doubles successful quitting, but more than half of NRT users do not comply with optimal treatment regimens...
- The Living Well by Faith Health and wellness program for African Americans: an exemplar of community-based participatory researchGaye Woods
University of Colorado Cancer Center, Cancer Prevention and Control, Denver, CO 80206, USA
Ethn Dis 23:223-9. 2013..Using community-based participatory research (CBPR) as a guiding framework, a faith-based diet, nutrition and physical activity intervention for African Americans was implemented and evaluated as a small-scale randomized trial...
- Differences in smoking duration between Latinos and AnglosEmily K Burns
Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 9:731-7. 2007..We conclude that highly acculturated Latino smokers may be at greater risk of cigarette disease and death related to longer duration of smoking associated with lower socioeconomic status...
- Reduced NRT supplies through a quitline: smoking cessation differencesEmily K Burns
Department of Epidemiology, Colorado School of Public Health, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 12:845-9. 2010..The current study compares self-reported 7-day abstinence rates among light to moderate smokers (< or = 20 cigarettes per day [CPD]) when a state QL reduced NRT supplies from 8 to 4 weeks...
- Rates and reasons: disparities in low intentions to use a state smoking cessation quitlineEmily K Burns
Colorado School of Public Health, Aurora, Colorado, USA
Am J Health Promot 25:S59-65. 2011..Little is known about population-level rates and reasons for low intentions to call the quitline, a widely available evidence-based smoking cessation treatment...
- Smoking cessation treatment preferences, intentions, and behaviors among a large sample of Colorado gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered smokersArnold H Levinson
Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, University of Colorado Cancer Center, 13001 East 17th Place, Mail Stop F542, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 14:910-8. 2012..Little is known about preferences, intentions, and behaviors regarding evidence-based cessation treatment for smoking cessation among gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered (GLBT) adults...
- Anxiety related to genetic testing for alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency and cystic fibrosis in COPD and/or bronchiectasis patientsMarilyn E Coors
University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colo 80262, USA
Community Genet 11:135-40. 2008....
- Smoking and (Not) Voting: The Negative Relationship Between a Health-Risk Behavior and Political Participation in ColoradoKaren Albright
Department of Community and Behavioral Health, Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO Colorado Health Outcomes Program, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO
Nicotine Tob Res 18:371-6. 2016..The current, cross-sectional study examines smoking in relation to voting, a direct behavioral measure of civic and political engagement that at least partly reflects trust in formal political institutions...
- Reduction in acute myocardial infarction hospitalization after implementation of a smoking ordinanceGerrit Bruintjes
Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado, Aurora, USA
Am J Med 124:647-54. 2011..Smoking ordinances have been associated with reduced acute myocardial infarction rates, but nearly all studies lack patient-level data...
- Randomised trial of two nicotine patch protocols distributed through a state quitlineEmily K Burns
Mercy Family Medicine, Mercy Regional Medical Center, Centura Health, Durango, Colorado, USA
Tob Control 25:218-23. 2016..Most telephone quitlines provide free nicotine replacement therapy (NRT). An 8-week course is recommended, but few users complete it. Information is needed to help quitlines distribute NRT cost-effectively...
- Community-based navigators for tobacco cessation treatment: a proof-of-concept pilot study among low-income smokersArnold H Levinson
Department of Community and Behavioral Health, Colorado School of Public Health, Aurora, CO, USA
BMC Public Health 15:627. 2015....
- Medicinal nicotine nonuse: smokers' rationales for past behavior and intentions to try medicinal nicotine in a future quit attemptMargaret Cook-Shimanek
Preventive Medicine Residency Program, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO
Nicotine Tob Res 15:1926-33. 2013..Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is a proven smoking cessation treatment. Previous research has reported low rates of NRT use among quit attempters. This study analyzed population-level nonuse rates and reasons for not using NRT...