Shu Hong Zhu

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A population study of low-rate smokers: quitting history and instability over time
    Shu Hong Zhu
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0905, USA
    Health Psychol 22:245-52. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint A comparison of smoking behaviors among medical and other college students in China
    Tong Zhu
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0905, USA
    Health Promot Int 19:189-96. 2004
  3. pmc The California Tobacco Control Program's effect on adult smokers: (1) Smoking cessation
    Karen Messer
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, 3855 Health Sciences Drive, La Jolla, California 92093 0901, USA
    Tob Control 16:85-90. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint High quit ratio among Asian immigrants in California: implications for population tobacco cessation
    Shu Hong Zhu
    Cancer Center, Mail Code 0905, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0905, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:S505-14. 2007
  5. pmc Overview of the Consortium of Hospitals Advancing Research on Tobacco (CHART)
    William T Riley
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, 6701 Rockledge Drive, MSC 7936, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Trials 13:122. 2012
  6. pmc The effects of a multilingual telephone quitline for Asian smokers: a randomized controlled trial
    Shu Hong Zhu
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0905, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:299-310. 2012
  7. pmc Interventions to increase smoking cessation at the population level: how much progress has been made in the last two decades?
    Shu Hong Zhu
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0905, USA
    Tob Control 21:110-8. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Most Latino smokers in California are low-frequency smokers
    Shu Hong Zhu
    University of California, San Diego, CA 92093 0905, USA
    Addiction 102:104-11. 2007
  9. pmc Quitting cigarettes completely or switching to smokeless tobacco: do US data replicate the Swedish results?
    S H Zhu
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive 0905, La Jolla, CA 92093 0905, USA
    Tob Control 18:82-7. 2009
  10. pmc Use of a smokers' quitline by Asian language speakers: results from 15 years of operation in California
    Shu Hong Zhu
    Cancer Center 0905, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0905, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:846-52. 2010

Research Grants

  1. Smokers' Quitline for Asian Language Speakers
    Shu Hong Zhu; Fiscal Year: 2008

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Detail Information

Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint A population study of low-rate smokers: quitting history and instability over time
    Shu Hong Zhu
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0905, USA
    Health Psychol 22:245-52. 2003
    ..The overall trend is an increasing proportion of low-consumption smokers while smoking prevalence declines. The dynamic process has implications for tobacco control efforts and for addiction theory...
  2. ncbi request reprint A comparison of smoking behaviors among medical and other college students in China
    Tong Zhu
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0905, USA
    Health Promot Int 19:189-96. 2004
    ..Action on a societal level is urgently needed to change Chinese social norms regarding smoking...
  3. pmc The California Tobacco Control Program's effect on adult smokers: (1) Smoking cessation
    Karen Messer
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, 3855 Health Sciences Drive, La Jolla, California 92093 0901, USA
    Tob Control 16:85-90. 2007
    ..To estimate national population trends in long-term smoking cessation by age group and to compare cessation rates in California (CA) with those of two comparison groups of states...
  4. ncbi request reprint High quit ratio among Asian immigrants in California: implications for population tobacco cessation
    Shu Hong Zhu
    Cancer Center, Mail Code 0905, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0905, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:S505-14. 2007
    ..These results suggest that creating an impetus to drive up quit attempts, which often results from a significant change in social norms toward smoking, is the most important strategy to improve cessation on the population level...
  5. pmc Overview of the Consortium of Hospitals Advancing Research on Tobacco (CHART)
    William T Riley
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, 6701 Rockledge Drive, MSC 7936, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Trials 13:122. 2012
    ..The CHART projects will assess the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of smoking cessation interventions initiated during hospitalization and continued post-discharge...
  6. pmc The effects of a multilingual telephone quitline for Asian smokers: a randomized controlled trial
    Shu Hong Zhu
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0905, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:299-310. 2012
    ..In this study, we tested the effects of telephone counseling for smoking cessation in Chinese-, Korean-, and Vietnamese-speaking smokers...
  7. pmc Interventions to increase smoking cessation at the population level: how much progress has been made in the last two decades?
    Shu Hong Zhu
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0905, USA
    Tob Control 21:110-8. 2012
    ..Future research should examine whether increasing the rate of quit attempts would be key to improving the population cessation rate...
  8. ncbi request reprint Most Latino smokers in California are low-frequency smokers
    Shu Hong Zhu
    University of California, San Diego, CA 92093 0905, USA
    Addiction 102:104-11. 2007
    ..We examine the phenomenon of low-frequency smoking (non-daily smoking or smoking </= 5 cigarettes daily) among California Latinos and address its implications for addiction theory and population tobacco control...
  9. pmc Quitting cigarettes completely or switching to smokeless tobacco: do US data replicate the Swedish results?
    S H Zhu
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive 0905, La Jolla, CA 92093 0905, USA
    Tob Control 18:82-7. 2009
    ..This study examines whether similar results emerge in the United States, one of few other western countries where smokeless tobacco has long been widely available...
  10. pmc Use of a smokers' quitline by Asian language speakers: results from 15 years of operation in California
    Shu Hong Zhu
    Cancer Center 0905, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0905, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:846-52. 2010
    ..We examined state quitline utilization by smokers who called Chinese-, Vietnamese-, or Korean-language lines, and compared their usage rates to those of Asians and Whites calling the English-language line...
  11. pmc Disparity in smoking prevalence by education: can we reduce it?
    Shu Hong Zhu
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0905, United States of America
    Glob Health Promot 17:29-39. 2010
    ..It proposes that research should focus more on increasing the rate of change among less advantage groups and less on the relative disparity compared to some other group...
  12. doi request reprint Quitline utilization rates of African-American and white smokers: the California experience
    Shu Hong Zhu
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0905, USA
    Am J Health Promot 25:S51-8. 2011
    ..To compare the utilization rate of a statewide tobacco quitline by African-American smokers to that of white smokers...
  13. pmc Non-smokers seeking help for smokers: a preliminary study
    S H Zhu
    University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    Tob Control 15:107-13. 2006
    ..To examine the phenomenon of non-smokers spontaneously taking action to seek help for smokers; to provide profiles of non-smoking helpers by language and ethnic groups...
  14. ncbi request reprint A method to obtain a randomized control group where it seems impossible. A case study in program evaluation
    S H Zhu
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0905, USA
    Eval Rev 23:363-77. 1999
    ..A large smoking intervention project is used to illustrate two variations of this method...
  15. pmc A centralised telephone service for tobacco cessation: the California experience
    S H Zhu
    University of California, San Diego 92093 0905, USA
    Tob Control 9:II48-55. 2000
    ..As many states, regions, and nations are contemplating various telephone programs as part of large scale anti-tobacco campaigns, this paper presents a practical model...
  16. ncbi request reprint Telephone counseling for smoking cessation: effects of single-session and multiple-session interventions
    S H Zhu
    Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 64:202-11. 1996
    ..7% for multiple counseling. A dose-response relation was observed, as multiple sessions produced significantly higher abstinence rates than a single session. The first week after quitting seems to be the critical period for intervention...
  17. ncbi request reprint Telephone counseling as adjuvant treatment for nicotine replacement therapy in a "real-world" setting
    S H Zhu
    Cancer Center, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California, 92093 0905 USA
    Prev Med 31:357-63. 2000
    ..However, how to do that in a "real world" is unclear. This paper reports results from a public health program that uses proactive telephone counseling as support for physician advice and provides adjuvant treatment for NRT users...
  18. pmc Perception of foreign cigarettes and their advertising in China: a study of college students from 12 universities
    S H Zhu
    Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0905, USA
    Tob Control 7:134-40. 1998
    ..To examine how deeply foreign cigarette advertising had penetrated the Chinese market when a new ban on cigarette advertising was enacted in February 1995...
  19. ncbi request reprint Evidence of real-world effectiveness of a telephone quitline for smokers
    Shu Hong Zhu
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0905, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:1087-93. 2002
    ..The question remains, however, whether those results can be translated into real-world effectiveness...
  20. ncbi request reprint Depression and smoking during pregnancy
    Shu Hong Zhu
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0905, USA
    Addict Behav 27:649-58. 2002
    ..These results suggest that interventions to help pregnant women quit smoking may need to take a more comprehensive approach to be effective...
  21. pmc Nicotine patches and quitline counseling to help hospitalized smokers stay quit: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Sharon Cummins
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92093 0905, USA
    Trials 13:128. 2012
    ..This project establishes a practical model that lends itself to broader dissemination, while testing the effectiveness of the interventions in a rigorous randomized trial...
  22. pmc Reaching young adult smokers through quitlines
    Sharon E Cummins
    Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0905, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1402-5. 2007
  23. pmc Helping Hospitalized Smokers: A Factorial RCT of Nicotine Patches and Counseling
    Sharon E Cummins
    Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California Moores Cancer Center at University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California
    Am J Prev Med 51:578-86. 2016
    ..This study tests the effectiveness of two proven treatments (i.e., nicotine patches and telephone counseling) in helping these patients stay quit after discharge from the hospital, and assesses a model of hospital-quitline partnership...
  24. pmc The use and perception of electronic cigarettes and snus among the U.S. population
    Shu Hong Zhu
    Moores Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e79332. 2013
    ..Some argue that e-cigarettes have great potential to help smokers quit regular cigarettes while others contend they should be banned for lack of safety and efficacy data. This study examined population data from the U.S...
  25. doi request reprint Perceived barriers to adopting an Asian-language quitline service: a survey of state funding agencies
    Yue Lin Zhuang
    Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0905, USA
    J Community Health 37:1058-65. 2012
    ..This centralized multi-state Asian-language quitline operation, which helps reduce practical barriers in adoption and disparity in access to service, could be extended...
  26. pmc Current major depression among smokers using a state quitline
    Kiandra K Hebert
    Moores Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, 92093 0905, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:47-53. 2011
    ..Smokers seeking treatment to quit smoking are generally not assessed for current depression, yet depression among smokers may influence quitting outcome...
  27. pmc Smokers with Self-Reported Mental Health Conditions: A Case for Screening in the Context of Tobacco Cessation Services
    Gary J Tedeschi
    Moores Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 11:e0159127. 2016
    ..This study examined the utility of MHC screening in a large tobacco quitline to determine whether self-reported MHC predicts service utilization and quitting behaviors...
  28. pmc Comparison of smoking cessation between education groups: findings from 2 US National Surveys over 2 decades
    Yue Lin Zhuang
    Yue Lin Zhuang and Tanya Wolfson are with the Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla Shu Hong Zhu, Anthony C Gamst, and Sharon E Cummins are with the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego
    Am J Public Health 105:373-9. 2015
    ..We examined smoking cessation rate by education and determined how much of the difference can be attributed to the rate of quit attempts and how much to the success of these attempts...
  29. pmc Four hundred and sixty brands of e-cigarettes and counting: implications for product regulation
    Shu Hong Zhu
    Moores Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Tob Control 23:iii3-9. 2014
    ..E-cigarettes are largely unregulated and internet sales are substantial. This study examines how the online market for e-cigarettes has changed over time: in product design and in marketing messages appearing on websites...
  30. pmc Tobacco cessation quitlines in North America: a descriptive study
    Sharon E Cummins
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0905, USA
    Tob Control 16:i9-15. 2007
    ..However, information on how these quitlines operate in actual practice is not often readily available...
  31. doi request reprint Telephone Intervention for Pregnant Smokers: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    Sharon E Cummins
    Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California, San Diego, California Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, California
    Am J Prev Med 51:318-26. 2016
    ..This study tests the efficacy of pregnancy-specific counseling, embedded in the ongoing operations of a state quitline...
  32. pmc Quitting smoking before and after varenicline: a population study based on two representative samples of US smokers
    Shu Hong Zhu
    Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    Tob Control 25:464-9. 2016
    ..This study examines if adding varenicline to existing pharmacotherapies increased the population cessation rate...
  33. pmc Use of e-cigarettes by individuals with mental health conditions
    Sharon E Cummins
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Tob Control 23:iii48-53. 2014
    ..As high consumers of cigarettes, smokers with MHC may consider using e-cigarettes as an alternative form of nicotine delivery...
  34. pmc Intermittent smokers who used to smoke daily: a preliminary study on smoking situations
    Quyen B Nguyen
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive 0905, La Jolla, CA 92093 0905, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:164-70. 2009
    ..As many as half of intermittent (i.e., nondaily) smokers once smoked daily. Little is known about their transition from daily to intermittent smoking, a process that eventually leads them to forego smoking on some days...
  35. pmc Knowledge and beliefs about electronic cigarettes among quitline cessation staff
    Sharon Cummins
    Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, UCSD, 9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0905, La Jolla, CA 92093, United States Moores Cancer Center, UCSD, 9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0905, La Jolla, CA 92093, United States Electronic address
    Addict Behav 60:78-83. 2016
    ..The objective of the current study was to assess quitline counselors' perceptions of e-cigarettes and what they tell callers about these products...
  36. pmc Long-term e-cigarette use and smoking cessation: a longitudinal study with US population
    Yue Lin Zhuang
    Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Tob Control 25:i90-i95. 2016
    ..Dual use has raised concerns that it might delay quitting of cigarette smoking. This study examined the relationship between long-term use of e-cigarettes and smoking cessation in a 2-year period...
  37. pmc Using twitter to examine smoking behavior and perceptions of emerging tobacco products
    Mark Myslín
    Department of Linguistics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    J Med Internet Res 15:e174. 2013
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  38. pmc E-Cigarette Design Preference and Smoking Cessation: A U.S. Population Study
    Caroline Chen
    Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, California
    Am J Prev Med 51:356-63. 2016
    ..Open systems feature a prominent chamber (tank), refillable with e-liquid. This study examined user design preference and its association with smoking cessation...
  39. doi request reprint Use of electronic cigarettes in smoke-free environments
    Yuyan Shi
    Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Tob Control . 2016
    ..Given the dramatic increase in e-cigarette use and concern about its impact on non-users, there is a need to examine the use of e-cigarettes in smoke-free environments and related attitudes and perceptions...
  40. pmc Telephone-based tobacco-cessation treatment: re-enrollment among diverse groups
    Beatriz H Carlini
    Free and Clear, Inc, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:73-6. 2008
    ..This study aimed to determine the rates of quitline re-enrollment and to compare the responses of people of varying racial/ethnic identities to invitations utilizing different communication strategies...
  41. ncbi request reprint Benefits of telephone care over primary care for smoking cessation: a randomized trial
    Lawrence C An
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:536-42. 2006
    ..The objective of this study is to determine if telephone care increases smoking cessation compared with brief clinician intervention as part of routine health care...
  42. ncbi request reprint The impact of financial incentives and a patient registry on preventive care quality: increasing provider adherence to evidence-based smoking cessation practice guidelines
    Joachim Roski
    National Committee for Quality Assurance, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Prev Med 36:291-9. 2003
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Research Grants1

  1. Smokers' Quitline for Asian Language Speakers
    Shu Hong Zhu; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Third, by targeting Asian language speakers this study addresses the issue of ethnic disparities, which has been identified by many (including the NCI Bypass Budget) as a research priority. ..