Kurt M Ribisl

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Reducing Disparities in Tobacco Retailer Density by Banning Tobacco Product Sales Near Schools
    Kurt M Ribisl
    Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    Nicotine Tob Res 19:239-244. 2017
  2. pmc Integrating Tobacco Control and Obesity Prevention Initiatives at Retail Outlets
    Kurt M Ribisl
    Department of Health Behavior, University of North Carolina, Gillings School of Global Public Health, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440 Email Dr Ribisl is also affiliated with the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Prev Chronic Dis 13:E35. 2016
  3. pmc Pricing health behavior interventions to promote adoption: lessons from the marketing and business literature
    Kurt M Ribisl
    Department of Health Behavior, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 46:653-9. 2014
  4. pmc Web sites selling cigarettes: how many are there in the USA and what are their sales practices?
    K M Ribisl
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hioll, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Tob Control 10:352-9. 2001
  5. pmc Are the sales practices of internet cigarette vendors good enough to prevent sales to minors?
    Kurt M Ribisl
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:940-1. 2002
  6. doi request reprint Research gaps related to tobacco product marketing and sales in the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act
    Kurt M Ribisl
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:43-53. 2012
  7. pmc The potential of the internet as a medium to encourage and discourage youth tobacco use
    K M Ribisl
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Tob Control 12:i48-59. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Internet sales of cigarettes to minors
    Kurt M Ribisl
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7440, USA
    JAMA 290:1356-9. 2003
  9. pmc Effectiveness of state and federal government agreements with major credit card and shipping companies to block illegal Internet cigarette sales
    Kurt M Ribisl
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e16754. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint The North Carolina Youth Empowerment Study (NCYES): a participatory research study examining the impact of youth empowerment for tobacco use prevention
    Kurt M Ribisl
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill 27599 7440, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:597-614. 2004

Detail Information

Publications71

  1. pmc Reducing Disparities in Tobacco Retailer Density by Banning Tobacco Product Sales Near Schools
    Kurt M Ribisl
    Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    Nicotine Tob Res 19:239-244. 2017
    ..This study examined whether a policy of banning tobacco product retailers from operating within 1000 feet of schools could reduce existing socioeconomic and racial/ethnic disparities in tobacco retailer density...
  2. pmc Integrating Tobacco Control and Obesity Prevention Initiatives at Retail Outlets
    Kurt M Ribisl
    Department of Health Behavior, University of North Carolina, Gillings School of Global Public Health, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440 Email Dr Ribisl is also affiliated with the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Prev Chronic Dis 13:E35. 2016
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  3. pmc Pricing health behavior interventions to promote adoption: lessons from the marketing and business literature
    Kurt M Ribisl
    Department of Health Behavior, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 46:653-9. 2014
    ..The ultimate goal is to develop effective and affordable interventions, called lean interventions, which are widely adopted and have greater public health impact. ..
  4. pmc Web sites selling cigarettes: how many are there in the USA and what are their sales practices?
    K M Ribisl
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hioll, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Tob Control 10:352-9. 2001
    ..To estimate the number and geographic location of web sites selling cigarettes in the USA, and to examine their sales and marketing practices...
  5. pmc Are the sales practices of internet cigarette vendors good enough to prevent sales to minors?
    Kurt M Ribisl
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:940-1. 2002
  6. doi request reprint Research gaps related to tobacco product marketing and sales in the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act
    Kurt M Ribisl
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:43-53. 2012
    ..Each of the 5 sections of this paper provides a description and brief history of regulation, what is known about this regulatory strategy, and research opportunities...
  7. pmc The potential of the internet as a medium to encourage and discourage youth tobacco use
    K M Ribisl
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Tob Control 12:i48-59. 2003
    ..Finally, some of the challenges in addressing tobacco related internet content are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Internet sales of cigarettes to minors
    Kurt M Ribisl
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7440, USA
    JAMA 290:1356-9. 2003
    ..Although researchers have studied tobacco sales to minors at retail outlets for more than a decade, there are no published studies of tobacco sales to minors via the Internet...
  9. pmc Effectiveness of state and federal government agreements with major credit card and shipping companies to block illegal Internet cigarette sales
    Kurt M Ribisl
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e16754. 2011
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  10. ncbi request reprint The North Carolina Youth Empowerment Study (NCYES): a participatory research study examining the impact of youth empowerment for tobacco use prevention
    Kurt M Ribisl
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill 27599 7440, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:597-614. 2004
    ..Lessons learned about the process of conducting participatory evaluation approaches and summary findings about the role of youths in policy advocacy efforts are presented...
  11. pmc Pictorial cigarette pack warnings: a meta-analysis of experimental studies
    Seth M Noar
    School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Tob Control 25:341-54. 2016
    ..To inform international research and policy, we conducted a meta-analysis of the experimental literature on pictorial cigarette pack warnings...
  12. ncbi request reprint Passage of 100% tobacco-free school policies in 14 North Carolina school districts
    Adam O Goldstein
    University of North Carolina, School of Medicine, CB 7595, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    J Sch Health 73:293-9. 2003
    ..Public health advocates may use this information to encourage school districts to adopt 100% tobacco-free school policies...
  13. pmc Testing warning messages on smokers' cigarette packages: a standardised protocol
    Noel T Brewer
    Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Tob Control 25:153-9. 2016
    ..This proof of principle study sought to develop a new protocol for testing cigarette warnings that better reflects real-world exposure by presenting them on cigarette smokers' own packs...
  14. doi request reprint Internet cigarette sales and Native American sovereignty: political and public health contexts
    Kari A Samuel
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Public Health Policy 33:173-87. 2012
    ..Our review notes global parallels and explicates history and politics of such regulation in the United States, and offers background for collaborative efforts to regulate tobacco sales and decrease tobacco use...
  15. pmc Retailer adherence to Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, North Carolina, 2011
    Shyanika W Rose
    Department of Health Behavior, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E47. 2013
    ..The objectives of this study were 1) to assess whether and to which provisions retailers were adherent and 2) to examine differences in adherence by county, retailer neighborhood, and retailer characteristics...
  16. pmc Smokers' beliefs and attitudes about purchasing cigarettes on the Internet
    Annice E Kim
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:594-602. 2006
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  17. pmc Is There a Relationship Between the Concentration of Same-Sex Couples and Tobacco Retailer Density?
    Joseph G L Lee
    Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    Nicotine Tob Res 18:147-55. 2016
    ..Same-sex couples tend to live in similar neighborhoods, but the association of this demographic with tobacco retailer density has not been examined...
  18. doi request reprint Differences in the design and sale of e-cigarettes by cigarette manufacturers and non-cigarette manufacturers in the USA
    Andrew B Seidenberg
    Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Tob Control 25:e3-5. 2016
    ..In the absence of federal regulatory oversight of e-cigarettes, we assessed differences in e-cigarette products and sales practices across these categories...
  19. pmc Understanding how perceptions of tobacco constituents and the FDA relate to effective and credible tobacco risk messaging: A national phone survey of U.S. adults, 2014-2015
    Marcella H Boynton
    Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill UNC, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599 7440, USA
    BMC Public Health 16:516. 2016
    ..With recent dramatic changes to tobacco product availability and patterns of use, nationally representative data on tobacco-related perceptions and behaviors are vital, especially for vulnerable populations...
  20. pmc Sociodemographic Disparities in Proximity of Schools to Tobacco Outlets and Fast-Food Restaurants
    Heather D'Angelo
    at the time of the study, Heather D Angelo was with the Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Laura Linnan, Leslie Lytle, and Kurt M Ribisl are with the Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health Alice Ammerman and Penny Gordon Larsen are with the Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health
    Am J Public Health 106:1556-62. 2016
    ..To examine the association of school sociodemographic characteristics with tobacco outlet and fast-food restaurant availability near schools in a national study...
  21. pmc Reactance to Health Warnings Scale: Development and Validation
    Marissa G Hall
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Ann Behav Med 50:736-750. 2016
    ..Health warnings may be less effective if they elicit reactance, a motivation to resist a threat to freedom, yet we lack a standard measure of reactance...
  22. doi request reprint Public understanding of cigarette smoke constituents: three US surveys
    Noel T Brewer
    Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Tob Control . 2016
    ..The Tobacco Control Act requires public disclosure of information about toxic constituents in cigarette smoke. To inform these efforts, we studied public understanding of cigarette smoke constituents...
  23. pmc Communicating about cigarette smoke constituents: an experimental comparison of two messaging strategies
    Sabeeh A Baig
    Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, 316 Rosenau Hall CB7440, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599 7440, USA
    J Behav Med . 2016
    ..05). However, including both messaging strategies added little or nothing above including just one. These findings can help the FDA and other agencies develop effective and parsimonious messages about cigarette smoke constituents...
  24. pmc A Systematic Review of Neighborhood Disparities in Point-of-Sale Tobacco Marketing
    Joseph G L Lee
    At the time of this study, Joseph G L Lee, Shyanika W Rose, and Kurt M Ribisl were with the Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Lisa Henriksen is with the Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA Shyanika W Rose was also with the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina and the Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies, Legacy, Washington, DC Sarah Moreland Russell is with the Center for Public Health Systems Science, Washington University, St Louis, MO Kurt M Ribisl is also with the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Am J Public Health 105:e8-18. 2015
    ..Retailer marketing may contribute to disparities in tobacco use. Clinicians should be aware of the pervasiveness of these environmental cues. ..
  25. pmc "My First Thought was Croutons": Perceptions of Cigarettes and Cigarette Smoke Constituents Among Adult Smokers and Nonsmokers
    Kathryn E Moracco
    Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
    Nicotine Tob Res 18:1566-74. 2016
    ..Our study sought to obtain qualitative information on what people think about these constituents and the language they use to talk about them...
  26. doi request reprint Effect of Pictorial Cigarette Pack Warnings on Changes in Smoking Behavior: A Randomized Clinical Trial
    Noel T Brewer
    Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill2Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    JAMA Intern Med 176:905-12. 2016
    ..Pictorial warnings on cigarette packs draw attention and increase quit intentions, but their effect on smoking behavior remains uncertain...
  27. pmc Retailer opinions about and compliance with family smoking prevention and tobacco control act point of sale provisions: a survey of tobacco retailers
    Shyanika W Rose
    Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Public Health 15:884. 2015
    ..The objectives of this study were to document retailer opinions about tobacco control policy at the point of sale (POS) and link these opinions with store level compliance with sales and marketing provisions of the Tobacco Control Act...
  28. pmc Do motion controllers make action video games less sedentary? A randomized experiment
    Elizabeth J Lyons
    Department of Nutrition, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7461, USA
    J Obes 2012:852147. 2012
    ..However, some games produce small but significant increases in energy expenditure, which may benefit health by decreasing sedentary behavior...
  29. ncbi request reprint An assessment of the quality and usability of smoking cessation information on the Internet
    Julie A Cheh
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Health Promot Pract 4:278-87. 2003
    ..Most sites adhered to established cessation guidelines. A small subset offered erroneous and potentially harmful information. Applying fundamental design principles would improve accessibility, usability, credibility, and currency...
  30. ncbi request reprint Internet cigarette vendors' lack of compliance with a California state law designed to prevent tobacco sales to minors
    Rebecca S Williams
    UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, 1700 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, CB 7426, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7426, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:988-9. 2006
  31. ncbi request reprint A comparison of Web and print media for physical activity promotion among adolescent girls
    Julie T Marks
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:96-104. 2006
    ..To compare the effectiveness of a Web-based physical activity (PA) intervention with identical content delivered in a printed workbook among a sample of adolescent girls...
  32. 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...
  33. pmc Which adults do underaged youth ask for cigarettes?
    K M Ribisl
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, Calif, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:1561-4. 1999
    ..This study identified adults' demographic and smoking behavior characteristics that are related to being asked to provide tobacco to a minor...
  34. pmc How to Conduct Store Observations of Tobacco Marketing and Products
    Ashley L Feld
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Prev Chronic Dis 13:E25. 2016
    ..We also highlight issues that may arise while in the field and provide information on disseminating results of store observations, including the potential policy implications. ..
  35. doi request reprint A brief measure of reactance to health warnings
    Marissa G Hall
    Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Behav Med . 2017
    ..The Brief RHWS can serve as an efficient adjunct to the development of persuasive messages...
  36. pmc The impact of strengthening cigarette pack warnings: Systematic review of longitudinal observational studies
    Seth M Noar
    School of Media and Journalism, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 164:118-29. 2016
    ..Cigarette pack warnings are a tobacco control strategy used globally. To understand their impact, we systematically reviewed longitudinal observational studies examining national implementation of strengthened warnings...
  37. pmc Field validation of secondary data sources for enumerating retail tobacco outlets in a state without tobacco outlet licensing
    Heather D'Angelo
    Department of Health Behavior, University of North Carolina UNC, Gillings School of Global Public Health, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA Electronic address
    Health Place 28:38-44. 2014
    ..Commercial databases appear to provide a reasonably accurate way to identify tobacco outlets for enforcement operations and density estimation. ..
  38. pmc Economic and political influence on tobacco tax rates: a nationwide analysis of 31 years of state data
    Shelley D Golden
    at the time of the study, Shelley D Golden and Krista M Perreira were with the Department of Public Policy, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Kurt M Ribisl is with Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Am J Public Health 104:350-7. 2014
    ..We evaluated state-level characteristics associated with cigarette excise taxes before and after the Master Settlement Agreement (MSA)...
  39. pmc Energy expenditure and enjoyment during video game play: differences by game type
    Elizabeth J Lyons
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:1987-93. 2011
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint A content analysis of Web sites promoting smoking culture and lifestyle
    Kurt M Ribisl
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, UNC School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7440, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:64-78. 2003
    ..These results underscore the need for greater research and monitoring of smoking-related Internet content by health educators and tobacco control advocates...
  41. doi request reprint Setting the agenda for a healthy retail environment: content analysis of US newspaper coverage of tobacco control policies affecting the point of sale, 2007-2014
    Allison E Myers
    Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Tob Control . 2016
    ..Tobacco control policies affecting the point of sale (POS) are an emerging intervention, yet POS-related news media content has not been studied...
  42. pmc Small Food Store Retailers' Willingness to Implement Healthy Store Strategies in Rural North Carolina
    Heather D'Angelo
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, Department of Health Behavior, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Community Health 42:109-115. 2017
    ..However, restrictions on retail tobacco sales and marketing may be more feasible through local tobacco control ordinances, or could be included with healthy foods ordinances that require stores to stock a minimum amount of healthy foods...
  43. ncbi request reprint Promotions on Newport and Marlboro Cigarette Packages: A National Study
    Joseph G L Lee
    Department of Health Behavior, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC Department of Health Education and Promotion, College of Health and Human Performance, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
    Nicotine Tob Res . 2016
    ....
  44. pmc Beyond excise taxes: a systematic review of literature on non-tax policy approaches to raising tobacco product prices
    Shelley D Golden
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Tob Control 25:377-85. 2016
    ..We conducted a systematic review to determine how these policies are described, recommended and evaluated in the literature...
  45. doi request reprint Price-related promotions for tobacco products on Twitter
    Catherine L Jo
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Tob Control 25:476-9. 2016
    ..This cross-sectional study examined price-related promotions for tobacco products on Twitter...
  46. pmc Comparing projected impacts of cigarette floor price and excise tax policies on socioeconomic disparities in smoking
    Shelley D Golden
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Tob Control 25:i60-i66. 2016
    ..This new type of MPL policy has only been implemented in 1 city, therefore its benefits relative to excise taxes is difficult to assess...
  47. pmc Relationship Between Tobacco Retailers' Point-of-Sale Marketing and the Density of Same-Sex Couples, 97 U.S. Counties, 2012
    Joseph G L Lee
    Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 12:8790-810. 2015
    ..Further work is needed to determine if these patterns are similar for non-partnered LGB people. ..
  48. pmc Summer Peaks in Uptake of Human Papillomavirus and Other Adolescent Vaccines in the United States
    Jennifer L Moss
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 25:274-81. 2016
    ..We hypothesized that uptake of HPV vaccine and other adolescent vaccines in the United States would be highest in the summer...
  49. pmc Disseminating policy and environmental change interventions: insights from obesity prevention and tobacco control
    Jennifer Leeman
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1200 Carrington Hall, CB 7460, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599 7460, USA
    Int J Behav Med 22:301-11. 2015
    ..Although advances have been made on approaches to disseminating individual-level EBIs, little is known about the optimal way to disseminate EBIs to promote policy and environmental change...
  50. pmc US consumer interest in non-cigarette tobacco products spikes around the 2009 federal tobacco tax increase
    Catherine L Jo
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Tob Control 24:395-9. 2015
    ..This quasi-experimental longitudinal study monitored aggregate Google search queries as a proxy for consumer interest in non-cigarette tobacco products (NTP) around the time of the 2009 US federal tobacco tax increase...
  51. pmc The availability of electronic cigarettes in U.S. retail outlets, 2012: results of two national studies
    Shyanika W Rose
    Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Tob Control 23:iii10-6. 2014
    ..This paper looks at US retail availability of e-cigarettes and factors at the store, neighbourhood and policy levels associated with it...
  52. pmc A systematic review of store audit methods for assessing tobacco marketing and products at the point of sale
    Joseph G L Lee
    Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Tob Control 23:98-106. 2014
    ..To date, no systematic review has synthesised the methods used for surveillance of POS marketing. This review sought to describe the audit objectives, methods and measures used to study retail tobacco environments...
  53. pmc Impact of Game-Inspired Infographics on User Engagement and Information Processing in an eHealth Program
    Maria Leonora G Comello
    School of Media and Journalism, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, United States
    J Med Internet Res 18:e237. 2016
    ..This study focused on the potential for infographics inspired by the aesthetics of game design to contribute to these goals...
  54. pmc Racial and Ethnic Differences in What Smokers Report Paying for Their Cigarettes
    Shelley D Golden
    Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    Nicotine Tob Res 18:1649-55. 2016
    ..We explore whether cigarette prices, a determinant of tobacco use, differ across racial and ethnic groups, and whether consumer behaviors influence these differences...
  55. pmc How hearing about harmful chemicals affects smokers'interest in dual use of cigarettes and e-cigarettes
    Jessica K Pepper
    Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, 135 Dauer Drive, Rosenau Hall, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA RTI International, 3040 E Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med . 2016
    ..The findings suggest that disclosing amounts of chemicals in cigarette smoke and e-cigarette aerosol could unintentionally encourage dual use...
  56. pmc Public Support for Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act Point-of-Sale Provisions: Results of a National Study
    Shyanika W Rose
    at the time of the study, Shyanika W Rose, Susan Ennett, and Kurt M Ribisl were with the Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, and the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Heath Luz McNaughton Reyes was with the Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health Sherry L Emery was with the Health Media Collaboratory, Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago John C Scott was with the Department of Public Policy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Am J Public Health 105:e60-7. 2015
    ..We assessed public and smoker support for enacted and potential point-of-sale (POS) tobacco-control policies under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act...
  57. pmc Social Interactions Sparked by Pictorial Warnings on Cigarette Packs
    Marissa G Hall
    Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Rosenau Hall CB7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 12:13195-208. 2015
    ..Future research should examine social interactions as a potential mediator of the impact of pictorial warnings on smoking behavior. ..
  58. pmc Tobacco products sold by Internet vendors following restrictions on flavors and light descriptors
    Catherine L Jo
    Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    Nicotine Tob Res 17:344-9. 2015
    ..This observational study examines tobacco products offered by Internet cigarette vendors (ICV) pre- and postimplementation of the ban on characterizing flavors in cigarettes and the restriction on misleading descriptors...
  59. pmc Electronic cigarette sales to minors via the internet
    Rebecca S Williams
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill2Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    JAMA Pediatr 169:e1563. 2015
    ..While several studies have documented that teens can and do buy cigarettes online, to our knowledge, no studies have yet examined age verification among Internet tobacco vendors selling e-cigarettes...
  60. pmc A comparison of three policy approaches for tobacco retailer reduction
    Allison E Myers
    Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, United States Counter Tools, Carrboro, NC, United States Electronic address
    Prev Med 74:67-73. 2015
    ..However, the best policy strategy for tobacco retailer reduction is unknown...
  61. pmc Point-of-sale tobacco advertising in Beirut, Lebanon following a national advertising ban
    Ramzi G Salloum
    Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1102F McGavran Greenberg, 135 Dauer Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:534. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to conduct an audit of point-of-sale (POS) tobacco advertising and assess compliance with an advertising ban in a large district of Beirut, Lebanon...
  62. doi request reprint Internet cigarette vendor compliance with credit card payment and shipping bans
    Rebecca S Williams
    Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    Nicotine Tob Res 16:243-6. 2014
    ..Despite their promise at the time, loopholes allowed for check payment and U.S. Postal Service (USPS) shipping. This study assessed actual vendor compliance with the payment and shipping bans using a purchase survey...
  63. pmc How new subscribers use cancer-related online mailing lists
    Barbara K Rimer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina, NC 27599 7295, USA
    J Med Internet Res 7:e32. 2005
    ..These are stated cancer communication goals of the US National Cancer Institute...
  64. pmc A comprehensive review of state laws governing Internet and other delivery sales of cigarettes in the United States
    Jamie F Chriqui
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Institute for Health Research and Policy, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:253-65. 2008
    ..S. It also provides a systematic framework for ongoing policy surveillance and will contribute to future analyses of the impact of these laws on successfully reducing youth access to cigarettes and preventing tax evasion...
  65. pmc The role of peer social network factors and physical activity in adolescent girls
    Carolyn C Voorhees
    Department of Public and Community Health, Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Am J Health Behav 29:183-90. 2005
    ..To study the relationship between peer-related physical activity (PA) social networks and the PA of adolescent girls...
  66. pmc Promoting physical activity in middle school girls: Trial of Activity for Adolescent Girls
    Larry S Webber
    Department of Biostatistics, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:173-84. 2008
    ..Physical activity is important for weight control and good health; however, activity levels decline in the adolescent years, particularly in girls...
  67. ncbi request reprint Retailer participation in cigarette company incentive programs is related to increased levels of cigarette advertising and cheaper cigarette prices in stores
    Ellen C Feighery
    Public Health Institute, Oakland, CA 94607, USA
    Prev Med 38:876-84. 2004
    ..This study examines the extent of retailer participation in these incentive programs, and the relationship between participation and the amount and placement of cigarette marketing materials and products, and prices in stores...
  68. ncbi request reprint Underrepresentation of African Americans in online cancer support groups
    Joshua Fogel
    Department of Economics, Brooklyn College, City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:705-12. 2008
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  69. pmc Independent evaluation of the California Tobacco Control Program: relationships between program exposure and outcomes, 1996-1998
    Louise Ann Rohrbach
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Alhambra, 91803, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:975-83. 2002
    ..This study sought to determine the effects of the California Tobacco Control Program on tobacco-related attitudes and behaviors...
  70. pmc Data to action: using formative research to develop intervention programs to increase physical activity in adolescent girls
    Deborah Rohm Young
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Health Educ Behav 33:97-111. 2006
    ..g., enjoyable activities, opportunity to socialize) and barriers (e.g., lack of skills, fear of injury) for physical activity. The challenges of using formative research for intervention development are discussed...
  71. ncbi request reprint Comprehensiveness of substance use prevention programs in U.S. middle schools
    Dana L Wenter
    Center for Research in Education, Research Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    J Adolesc Health 30:455-62. 2002
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