Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
- Critique of the Philip Morris study of the cost of smoking in the Czech RepublicHana Ross
Health Research and Policy Centers, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 6:181-9. 2004..The critique demonstrates how to craft a rigorous economic response to common industry attempts to influence public opinion in which the industry employs specious or erroneous assumptions and data...
- Demand analysis of tobacco consumption in MalaysiaHana Ross
International Tobacco Surveillance, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 9:1163-9. 2007..8% increase in the government excise tax revenue. We conclude that taxation is an effective method of reducing cigarette consumption and tobacco-related deaths while increasing revenue for the government of Malaysia...
- The effect of cigarette prices on youth smokingHana Ross
School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Health Econ 12:217-30. 2003..There is also some evidence of negative price effect on smoking intensity, but it is sensitive to the price measure used in the model. The largest impact on cigarette demand has the teen-specific, perceived price of cigarettes...
- The importance of peer effects, cigarette prices and tobacco control policies for youth smoking behaviorLisa M Powell
University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 W Roosevelt Road, Room 558, M C 275, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
J Health Econ 24:950-68. 2005..5 percentage points. The results suggest that there is a potential for social multiplier effects with respect to any exogenous change in cigarette taxes or tobacco control policies...
- The role of training in global tobacco control researchJon D Kassel
Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
Am J Public Health 95:946-9. 2005..We present a number of successful training initiatives and address both the strengths and the pitfalls of these endeavors...
- Community-based youth tobacco control interventions: cost effectiveness of the Full Court Press projectHana Ross
International Tobacco Surveillance, Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society National Home Office, Atlanta, Georgia 30329 4251, USA
Appl Health Econ Health Policy 5:167-76. 2006..We evaluated the impact of a community-based tobacco control project that was implemented in the city of Tucson, Arizona, USA, between 1996 and 2001...
- The near-universal experience of regret among smokers in four countries: findings from the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation SurveyGeoffrey T Fong
Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Nicotine Tob Res 6:S341-51. 2004....
- Prevalence and correlates of roll-your-own smoking in Thailand and Malaysia: Findings of the ITC-South East Asia SurveyDavid Young
VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Council of Victoria, Australia
Nicotine Tob Res 10:907-15. 2008..Finally, exclusive RYO smokers were less aware of health warnings (RYO tobacco carries no health warnings), but even so, knowledge of the health effects of tobacco was equivalent...
- The role of public policies in reducing smoking prevalence and deaths caused by smoking in Arizona: results from the Arizona tobacco policy simulation modelDavid T Levy
Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 13:59-67. 2007..It will be important to maintain these efforts over time to reduce or keep smoking prevalence down and to minimize smoking-attributable deaths...
- The costs of smoking in Vietnam: the case of inpatient careHana Ross
Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
Tob Control 16:405-9. 2007..To estimate the social costs of smoking related to inpatient care in Vietnam using 2005 data...