Jichuan Wang

Summary

Affiliation: Wright State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Using SAS to conduct nonparametric residual bootstrap multilevel modeling with a small number of groups
    Jichuan Wang
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH, USA
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 82:130-43. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Respondent-driven sampling in the recruitment of illicit stimulant drug users in a rural setting: findings and technical issues
    Jichuan Wang
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, 110 Med Sci, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Addict Behav 32:924-37. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Multi-sample standardization and decomposition analysis: an application to comparisons of methamphetamine use among rural drug users in three American states
    Jichuan Wang
    Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addictions Research, Department of Community Health, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Stat Med 26:3612-23. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Components of difference in HIV seropositivity rate among injection drug users between low- and high-HIV-prevalence regions
    Jichuan Wang
    Wright State University, School of Medicine, Department of Community Health, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    AIDS Behav 7:1-8. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Respondent-driven sampling to recruit MDMA users: a methodological assessment
    Jichuan Wang
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 78:147-57. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Level of AIDS and HIV knowledge and sexual practices among sexually transmitted disease patients in China
    J Wang
    Center for Intervention, Treatment, and Addictions Research, School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio 45435, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 28:171-5. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Health status of illicit stimulant drug users in rural Ohio
    Russel S Falck
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs . 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of current depressive symptomatology among a community sample of MDMA users in Ohio
    Russel S Falck
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Addict Behav 31:90-101. 2006
  9. pmc Among long-term crack smokers, who avoids and who succumbs to cocaine addiction?
    Russel S Falck
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine WSUBSOM, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 98:24-9. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and correlates of depressive symptomatology among a community sample of crack-cocaine smokers
    Russel S Falck
    Department of Community Health, Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio 45435, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 34:281-8. 2002

Detail Information

Publications46

  1. ncbi request reprint Using SAS to conduct nonparametric residual bootstrap multilevel modeling with a small number of groups
    Jichuan Wang
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH, USA
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 82:130-43. 2006
    ..This study illustrates how to use statistical analysis system (SAS) to conduct nonparametric residual bootstrap multilevel modeling. Specific SAS programs for such modeling are provided...
  2. ncbi request reprint Respondent-driven sampling in the recruitment of illicit stimulant drug users in a rural setting: findings and technical issues
    Jichuan Wang
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, 110 Med Sci, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Addict Behav 32:924-37. 2007
    ..Some limitations of RDS are also discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Multi-sample standardization and decomposition analysis: an application to comparisons of methamphetamine use among rural drug users in three American states
    Jichuan Wang
    Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addictions Research, Department of Community Health, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Stat Med 26:3612-23. 2007
    ..The study shows that SDA is a useful technique for multi-population comparisons, providing an opportunity to look at data from a different perspective in medical studies...
  4. ncbi request reprint Components of difference in HIV seropositivity rate among injection drug users between low- and high-HIV-prevalence regions
    Jichuan Wang
    Wright State University, School of Medicine, Department of Community Health, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    AIDS Behav 7:1-8. 2003
    ..02% of the regional difference in HIV seropositivity rate. The application of the standardization and decomposition method provides HIV researchers with opportunities to look at familiar data from a different perspective...
  5. ncbi request reprint Respondent-driven sampling to recruit MDMA users: a methodological assessment
    Jichuan Wang
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 78:147-57. 2005
    ..RDS has the potential to be widely employed in studies of illicit drug-using populations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Level of AIDS and HIV knowledge and sexual practices among sexually transmitted disease patients in China
    J Wang
    Center for Intervention, Treatment, and Addictions Research, School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio 45435, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 28:171-5. 2001
    ..Little is known about sex practices that increase the risk of contracting HIV infection or the level of HIV and AIDS knowledge among sexually transmitted disease (STD) patients in China...
  7. ncbi request reprint Health status of illicit stimulant drug users in rural Ohio
    Russel S Falck
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs . 2007
    ..1.56-10.13), to have poor mental health scores. Frequency and type of drug use had no measurable effect on mental health status. Physical and mental health problems are likely to be pervasive among nonmedical drug users in rural areas...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of current depressive symptomatology among a community sample of MDMA users in Ohio
    Russel S Falck
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Addict Behav 31:90-101. 2006
    ..Higher lifetime occasions of MDMA use were marginally related to symptoms of serious depression...
  9. pmc Among long-term crack smokers, who avoids and who succumbs to cocaine addiction?
    Russel S Falck
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine WSUBSOM, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 98:24-9. 2008
    ..Additional research is needed to better understand the role of race/ethnicity in the development of cocaine dependence resulting from crack use...
  10. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and correlates of depressive symptomatology among a community sample of crack-cocaine smokers
    Russel S Falck
    Department of Community Health, Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio 45435, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 34:281-8. 2002
    ..Treatment programs should routinely screen crack-cocaine users for depression. The BDI may be a suitable tool for such efforts since it has an acceptable level of internal consistency when employed with crack users (a = 0.89)...
  11. pmc Perceived need for substance abuse treatment among illicit stimulant drug users in rural areas of Ohio, Arkansas, and Kentucky
    Russel S Falck
    Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addictions Research, Department of Community Health, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:107-14. 2007
    ..These findings have practical implications for efforts addressing substance abuse in rural areas...
  12. pmc Understanding treatment readiness in recently assessed, pre-treatment substance abusers
    Richard C Rapp
    Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addictions Research CITAR, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Subst Abus 28:11-23. 2007
    ..This study provides an increased understanding of readiness for treatment among pre-treatment substance abusers and also supported the construct validity of the Pre-Treatment Readiness Scale...
  13. ncbi request reprint Perspectives on health among adult users of illicit stimulant drugs in rural Ohio
    Harvey A Siegal
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Department of Community Health, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio 45435, USA
    J Rural Health 22:169-73. 2006
    ..Although the nonmedical use of stimulant drugs such as cocaine and methamphetamine is increasingly common in many rural areas of the United States, little is known about the health beliefs of people who use these drugs...
  14. pmc Predictors of depressive symptomatology among rural stimulant users
    Raminta Daniulaityte
    Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addiction Research, Department of Community Health, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 42:435-45. 2010
    ..These results suggest that a host of drug and nondrug factors need to be considered when addressing depressive symptoms in stimulant users...
  15. ncbi request reprint Crack cocaine trajectories among users in a midwestern American city
    Russel S Falck
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Addiction 102:1421-31. 2007
    ..Although crack cocaine first appeared in cities in the United States in the mid-1980s, little is known about its use over long periods of time. This study identified crack cocaine user groups on the basis of long-term trajectories...
  16. doi request reprint The multidimensional structure of external barriers to substance abuse treatment and its invariance across gender, ethnicity, and age
    Jiangmin Xu
    Center for Intervention, Treatment, and Addiction Research CITAR, Department of Community Health, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435 0001, USA
    Subst Abus 29:43-54. 2008
    ..The findings suggest that it would be reasonable to consider the pattern of factor loadings and structure relations as invariant across gender, ethnic, and age groups...
  17. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of psychiatric disorder among a community sample of crack cocaine users: an exploratory study with practical implications
    Russel S Falck
    Department of Community Health, Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:503-7. 2004
    ..White crack users were more likely to have comorbidity, complicating their treatment...
  18. ncbi request reprint Emergency department utilization by crack-cocaine smokers in Dayton, Ohio
    Harvey A Siegal
    Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio 45435, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 32:55-68. 2006
    ..06-1.99), and higher Addiction Severity Index composite medical scores (OR=1.62, 95%CI=1.15-2.29) increased the odds of an ED visit. Factors in addition to drug use are likely to affect ED utilization rates among crack-cocaine smokers...
  19. ncbi request reprint Drug use practices among MDMA/ecstasy users in Ohio: a latent class analysis
    Robert G Carlson
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, 143 Biological Sciences Building, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 79:167-79. 2005
    ..Latent class analysis is a useful method to help describe and understand variability in polydrug use patterns...
  20. ncbi request reprint Nonmedical drug use among stimulant-using adults in small towns in rural Ohio
    Russel S Falck
    Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addictions Research, Wright State University, School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 28:341-9. 2005
    ..White and younger people were more likely to be classified in the heavy user group. The results suggest that comprehensive substance abuse prevention and treatment programs are needed in rural communities...
  21. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders and their correlates among young adult MDMA users in Ohio
    Russel S Falck
    Department of Community Health and Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio 45435, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 38:19-29. 2006
    ..Variations in the prevalence of psychiatric disorders have practical implications for drug abuse prevention and treatment programs...
  22. ncbi request reprint Current physical health problems and their predictors among a community sample of crack-cocaine smokers in Ohio
    Russel S Falck
    Department of Community Health, Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio 45435, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 35:471-8. 2003
    ..Incorporating assessments of physical problems as well as a mechanism for their treatment into the regimen of drug abuse treatment programs should be considered...
  23. pmc Predictors of substance abuse treatment entry among rural illicit stimulant users in Ohio, Arkansas, and Kentucky
    Robert G Carlson
    Boonshoft School of Medicine, Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addiction Research, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio 45435, USA
    Subst Abus 31:1-7. 2010
    ..Nondaily crack cocaine users and marijuana users were less likely to enter treatment. The findings can help inform rural substance abuse treatment program development and outreach...
  24. ncbi request reprint Variability in drug use prevalence across school districts in the same locale in Ohio
    Russel S Falck
    Dept of Community Health, Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    J Sch Health 72:288-93. 2002
    ..Local survey data can inform local policy and programs. These findings have practical implications for policymakers, program developers, and school districts in other areas of the country...
  25. ncbi request reprint Sources of information about MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine): perceived accuracy, importance, and implications for prevention among young adult users
    Russel S Falck
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 74:45-54. 2004
    ..Findings support the development of peer-oriented, network strategies to reach ecstasy users with prevention messages. Efforts to make prevention web sites more attractive should be considered...
  26. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of physical attack and rape among crack-using women
    R S Falck
    Health Services Research Project, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio 45435, USA
    Violence Vict 16:79-89. 2001
    ..Screening women for victimization, and treating the problems that emanate from it, may help make drug abuse treatment more effective...
  27. ncbi request reprint Predictors of drug abuse treatment entry among crack-cocaine smokers
    Harvey A Siegal
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 68:159-66. 2002
    ..Developing a strategy to practically apply these findings may facilitate treatment entry among a population involved with a dangerous and debilitating drug...
  28. ncbi request reprint Total body water reference values and prediction equations for adults
    W C Chumlea
    Department of Community Health, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio, USA
    Kidney Int 59:2250-8. 2001
    ..This article presents new reference values and prediction equations for TBW from anthropometry for white and black adults...
  29. ncbi request reprint HIV needle risk behaviors and drug use: a comparison of crack-smoking and nonsmoking injection drug users in Ohio
    R G Carlson
    Department of Community Health, School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio 45435, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 31:291-7. 1999
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Crack-cocaine use and health status as defined by the SF-36
    R S Falck
    Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Addict Behav 25:579-84. 2000
    ..The SF-36 produces reliable data on the health status of crack users and, as such, may have a useful role in assessments involving crack-using populations...
  31. ncbi request reprint Standardization and decomposition of rates: useful analytic techniques for behavior and health studies
    J Wang
    Substance Abuse Intervention Programs, School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Behav Res Methods Instrum Comput 32:357-66. 2000
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint A preliminary evaluation of a modified needle-cleaning intervention using bleach among injection drug users
    R G Carlson
    Department of Community Health, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 10:523-32. 1998
    ..Although mean bleach exposure time increased significantly at both follow-ups, only 30.3% of the IDUs kept bleach in the syringe for at least 30 seconds at 6-month follow-up. Improved interventions are needed...
  33. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal application of the medical outcomes study 36-item short-form health survey with not-in-treatment crack-cocaine users
    R S Falck
    Health Services Research Project, Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio 45435, USA
    Med Care 38:902-10. 2000
    ..The Medical Outcomes Study SF-36 has been used infrequently with substance abusers...
  34. pmc Feasibility of obtaining sexual risk and STD history in the context of a drinking drivers' program
    H A Siegal
    Department of Community Health, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio, USA
    Public Health Rep 113:341-5. 1998
    ....
  35. pmc Illicit use of pharmaceutical opioids among young polydrug users in Ohio
    R Daniulaityte
    Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addiction Research, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, 110 Med Sci Building, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435, United States
    Addict Behav 34:649-53. 2009
    ..The observed relationship between depressive symptoms and illicit use of pharmaceutical opioids may have important implications for prevention programming and should be examined in future research...
  36. ncbi request reprint Differences in drug use among rural and suburban high school students in Ohio
    R S Falck
    Department of Community Health, School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio 45435, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 34:567-77. 1999
    ..No statistically significant differences emerged between girls in rural and suburban schools. Afterschool employment practices may help explain the observed differences...
  37. doi request reprint Depressive symptomatology in young adults with a history of MDMA use: a longitudinal analysis
    Russel S Falck
    Department of Community Health, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    J Psychopharmacol 22:47-54. 2008
    ..The low and declining mean scores suggest that for most people MDMA/;ecstasy' use does not result in long-term depressive symptomatology...
  38. pmc Crack-cocaine users as victims of physical attack
    H A Siegal
    Substance Abuse Intervention Programs, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45401 0927, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 92:76-82. 2000
    ..Injuries often result in the need for medical care. Over the short term, women are at increased risk. Accessible and effective drug abuse treatment is needed to diminish the harm this population suffers...
  39. pmc Treatment barriers identified by substance abusers assessed at a centralized intake unit
    Richard C Rapp
    Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addictions Research CITAR, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 30:227-35. 2006
    ..Overall, results indicate that the BTI has good content validity and is a reliable instrument for assessing barriers to drug treatment. The potential utility of the BTI in assessment settings is discussed...
  40. ncbi request reprint Constructing a consensus-based prevention outcome measurement instrument
    H A Siegal
    Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio, USA
    J Drug Educ 31:139-52. 2001
    ..The process and tools described serve as a model for other communities wanting to evaluate their prevention programming...
  41. ncbi request reprint HIV risk behaviors among rural stimulant users: variation by gender and race/ethnicity
    Patricia B Wright
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 19:137-50. 2007
    ..9, CI = 1.47-10.09; p = .006). These findings indicate HIV prevention efforts should be tailored to address gender and racial/ethnic differences in risk behaviors among rural stimulant users...
  42. ncbi request reprint Physical health, illicit drug use, and demographic characteristics in rural stimulant users
    Thomas F Garrity
    Department of Behavioral Science, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0086, USA
    J Rural Health 23:99-107. 2007
    ..There is growing concern about illicit rural stimulant use, especially regarding methamphetamine use and its health consequences...
  43. ncbi request reprint Correlates of rural methamphetamine and cocaine users: results from a multistate community study
    Brenda M Booth
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 5800 West 10th Street, Suite 605, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:493-501. 2006
    ..However, cocaine is also widely used in many rural areas. The purpose of this article is to contrast MA and cocaine users in three geographically distinct rural areas of the United States...
  44. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of dextromethorphan abuse among high school students
    Russel Falck
    Pediatrics 118:2267-9. 2006
  45. ncbi request reprint Test-retest reliability of a complex human immunodeficiency virus research questionnaire administered by an Audio Computer-assisted Self-interviewing system
    Christopher S Krawczyk
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Med Care 41:853-8. 2003
    ..To evaluate the test-retest reliability of a complex questionnaire administered by Audio Computer-assisted Self-interviewing to recently diagnosed human immunodeficiency virus-positive patients...
  46. doi request reprint HIV transmission risk behaviors among HIV-infected persons who are successfully linked to care
    Lisa R Metsch
    Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 47:577-84. 2008
    ..We examined the relationship between receipt of medical care for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and HIV transmission risk behavior among persons who had received a recent diagnosis of HIV infection...