Andrea C Villanti

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Correlates of hookah use and predictors of hookah trial in U.S. young adults
    Andrea C Villanti
    Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies, Legacy, Washington, District of Columbia Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 48:742-6. 2015
  2. pmc Impact of Baseline Assessment Modality on Enrollment and Retention in a Facebook Smoking Cessation Study
    Andrea C Villanti
    The Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies, Legacy, Washington, DC, United States
    J Med Internet Res 17:e179. 2015
  3. doi request reprint Patterns of combustible tobacco use in U.S. young adults and potential response to graphic cigarette health warning labels
    Andrea C Villanti
    The Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies, Legacy, Washington, DC, USA Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA Electronic address
    Addict Behav 42:119-25. 2015
  4. doi request reprint Flavored tobacco product use among U.S. young adults
    Andrea C Villanti
    Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies, Legacy, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:388-91. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Analysis of media campaign promoting smoking cessation suggests it was cost-effective in prompting quit attempts
    Andrea C Villanti
    Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies, American Legacy Foundation, Washington, D C, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:2708-16. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Impact of Exposure to Electronic Cigarette Advertising on Susceptibility and Trial of Electronic Cigarettes and Cigarettes in US Young Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    Andrea C Villanti
    Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Truth Initiative, Washington, DC Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
    Nicotine Tob Res 18:1331-9. 2016
  7. pmc Modeling the future effects of a menthol ban on smoking prevalence and smoking-attributable deaths in the United States
    David T Levy
    Department of Economics, University of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1236-40. 2011
  8. pmc Medical costs and quality-adjusted life years associated with smoking: a systematic review
    Shari P Feirman
    The Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Truth Initiative, 900 G Street NW, Fourth Floor, Washington, DC, 20001, USA
    BMC Public Health 16:646. 2016
  9. doi request reprint American Spirit Pack Descriptors and Perceptions of Harm: A Crowdsourced Comparison of Modified Packs
    Jennifer L Pearson
    The Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies, Truth Initiative, Washington, DC Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
    Nicotine Tob Res 18:1749-56. 2016
  10. pmc A framework for evaluating the public health impact of e-cigarettes and other vaporized nicotine products
    David T Levy
    Department of Oncology, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Addiction 112:8-17. 2017

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  1. doi request reprint Correlates of hookah use and predictors of hookah trial in U.S. young adults
    Andrea C Villanti
    Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies, Legacy, Washington, District of Columbia Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 48:742-6. 2015
    ..The current study examined correlates of hookah use and predictors of hookah initiation at a 6-month follow-up in a nationally representative, prospective sample of U.S. YAs...
  2. pmc Impact of Baseline Assessment Modality on Enrollment and Retention in a Facebook Smoking Cessation Study
    Andrea C Villanti
    The Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies, Legacy, Washington, DC, United States
    J Med Internet Res 17:e179. 2015
    ..Personal contact with participants can increase recruitment of smokers into cessation trials and improve participant retention...
  3. doi request reprint Patterns of combustible tobacco use in U.S. young adults and potential response to graphic cigarette health warning labels
    Andrea C Villanti
    The Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies, Legacy, Washington, DC, USA Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA Electronic address
    Addict Behav 42:119-25. 2015
    ..It suggests that the extension of prominent HWLs to other tobacco products, including LCCs and hookah tobacco, may also serve a prevention function. ..
  4. doi request reprint Flavored tobacco product use among U.S. young adults
    Andrea C Villanti
    Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies, Legacy, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:388-91. 2013
    ..There are no current restrictions on the marketing or sale of noncigarette or new nontraditional smokeless tobacco products (such as snus and dissolvable products), which are available in more than 45 flavors...
  5. doi request reprint Analysis of media campaign promoting smoking cessation suggests it was cost-effective in prompting quit attempts
    Andrea C Villanti
    Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies, American Legacy Foundation, Washington, D C, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:2708-16. 2012
    ..These findings bolster previous evidence that national mass media campaigns for smoking cessation can lower smoking prevalence in a cost-effective manner, among both adults and young adults ages 18-24 who are smokers...
  6. doi request reprint Impact of Exposure to Electronic Cigarette Advertising on Susceptibility and Trial of Electronic Cigarettes and Cigarettes in US Young Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    Andrea C Villanti
    Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Truth Initiative, Washington, DC Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
    Nicotine Tob Res 18:1331-9. 2016
    ..This study assessed the impact of brief exposure to four electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) print advertisements (ads) on perceptions, intention, and subsequent use of e-cigarettes and cigarettes in US young adults...
  7. pmc Modeling the future effects of a menthol ban on smoking prevalence and smoking-attributable deaths in the United States
    David T Levy
    Department of Economics, University of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1236-40. 2011
    ..7% overall and 24.8% for Blacks; deaths averted would be 633,252 overall and 237,317 for Blacks...
  8. pmc Medical costs and quality-adjusted life years associated with smoking: a systematic review
    Shari P Feirman
    The Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Truth Initiative, 900 G Street NW, Fourth Floor, Washington, DC, 20001, USA
    BMC Public Health 16:646. 2016
    ..The goal of this study was to understand how researchers have addressed the methodological challenges involved in estimating these parameters...
  9. doi request reprint American Spirit Pack Descriptors and Perceptions of Harm: A Crowdsourced Comparison of Modified Packs
    Jennifer L Pearson
    The Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies, Truth Initiative, Washington, DC Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
    Nicotine Tob Res 18:1749-56. 2016
    ..The goal of this study was to examine US adults' perceptions of three American Spirit (AS) pack descriptors ("Made with Organic Tobacco," "100% Additive-Free," and "100% US Grown Tobacco") to assess if they communicate reduced risk...
  10. pmc A framework for evaluating the public health impact of e-cigarettes and other vaporized nicotine products
    David T Levy
    Department of Oncology, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Addiction 112:8-17. 2017
    ..We then consider the evidence to date and the probable impacts of VNP use on public health, the potential effects of different policy approaches and the possible influence of the tobacco industry on VNP and cigarette use...
  11. doi request reprint Characterizing substance use and mental health profiles of cigar, blunt, and non-blunt marijuana users from the National Survey of Drug Use and Health
    Amy Cohn
    Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Truth Initiative, Washington, DC, USA Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, USA Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 160:105-11. 2016
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  12. doi request reprint Mathematical Modeling in Tobacco Control Research: Initial Results From a Systematic Review
    Shari P Feirman
    The Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies, Legacy, Washington, DC Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
    Nicotine Tob Res 18:229-42. 2016
    ..The goal of this systematic review was to synthesize data from tobacco control studies that employ mathematical models...
  13. pmc Menthol brand switching among adolescents and young adults in the National Youth Smoking Cessation Survey
    Andrea C Villanti
    Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Legacy, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1310-2. 2012
    ..These data support previous evidence that young smokers start with mentholated cigarettes and progress to nonmentholated cigarettes...
  14. pmc Patterns of tobacco use and dual use in US young adults: the missing link between youth prevention and adult cessation
    Jessica M Rath
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Legacy, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    J Environ Public Health 2012:679134. 2012
    ..This study highlights the need for improved monitoring of polytobacco use across the life course and developing tailored efforts for young adults to prevent progression and further reduce overall population prevalence...
  15. pmc Correlates of current menthol cigarette and flavored other tobacco product use among U.S. young adults
    Jessica M Rath
    Evaluation Science and Research, Truth Initiative, Washington, DC, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, United States
    Addict Behav 62:35-41. 2016
    ..Flavored and menthol tobacco products are particularly appealing to young adults. However, little is known about factors associated with their use in this population...
  16. doi request reprint Changes in the prevalence and correlates of menthol cigarette use in the USA, 2004-2014
    Andrea C Villanti
    The Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Truth Initiative, Washington, DC, USA
    Tob Control 25:ii14-ii20. 2016
    ..The purpose of the current study was to extend these analyses through 2014...
  17. ncbi request reprint Validity of a Subjective Financial Situation Measure to Assess Socioeconomic Status in US Young Adults
    Valerie F Williams
    Evaluation Science and Research at Truth Initiative, Washington, District of Columbia Mss Williams, Smith, and Teplitskaya and Drs Villanti, Rath, Hair, Cantrell, and Vallone Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Truth Initiative, Washington, District of Columbia Drs Villanti and Vallone Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland Drs Villanti, Rath, Hair, and Cantrell and College of Global Public Health, New York University, New York Dr Vallone
    J Public Health Manag Pract . 2016
    ..This study examines measures of subjective and objective indicators of SES to predict health risk for young adults...
  18. pmc Patterns of Longitudinal Transitions in Menthol Use Among US Young Adult Smokers
    Jessica M Rath
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Legacy, Washington, DC Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
    Nicotine Tob Res 17:839-46. 2015
    ..Additional data on the role of menthol in cigarettes on smoking uptake and maintenance is needed to inform proposed policy making at the local, state, and national levels...
  19. pmc Quit attempts and quit rates among menthol and nonmenthol smokers in the United States
    David T Levy
    Department of Economics, University of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1241-7. 2011
    ..We compared quit attempts and quit rates among menthol and nonmenthol cigarette smokers in the United States...
  20. doi request reprint Use of propensity score matching to evaluate a national smoking cessation media campaign
    Andrea C Villanti
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Eval Rev 35:571-91. 2011
    ..Matched analyses excluding 217 quitters resulted in a significant effect of EX on both outcomes...
  21. ncbi request reprint Support for Marijuana Legalization and Predictors of Intentions to Use Marijuana More Often in Response to Legalization Among U.S. Young Adults
    Amy M Cohn
    a The Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Truth Initiative, Washington, DC, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 52:203-213. 2017
    ..As of 2015, more than half of U.S. states have legalized, medicalized, or decriminalized marijuana...
  22. doi request reprint Frequency of youth e-cigarette and tobacco use patterns in the U.S.: Measurement precision is critical to inform public health
    Andrea C Villanti
    The Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Truth Initiative, Washington, DC
    Nicotine Tob Res . 2016
    ..E-cigarette use occurs with tobacco product use in youth...
  23. doi request reprint How the industry is marketing menthol cigarettes: the audience, the message and the medium
    Amanda Richardson
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Legacy, Washington DC, USA Department of Health, Behavior, and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Tob Control 24:594-600. 2015
    ..Advertising contributes to menthol initiation and use, but little has been done to characterise menthol cigarette advertising outside of the point of sale...
  24. pmc Perceptions and perceived impact of graphic cigarette health warning labels on smoking behavior among U.S. young adults
    Andrea C Villanti
    Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies, Legacy, Washington, DC
    Nicotine Tob Res 16:469-77. 2014
    ..This study assessed correlates of smoking-related intentions related to graphic HWLs among current cigarette smokers and nonsmokers in a national sample of U.S. young adults aged 18-34...
  25. pmc A cost-utility analysis of lung cancer screening and the additional benefits of incorporating smoking cessation interventions
    Andrea C Villanti
    The Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies, Legacy, Washington, DC, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e71379. 2013
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  26. pmc Reasons to quit and barriers to quitting smoking in US young adults
    Andrea C Villanti
    The Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Truth Initiative, Washington, DC, Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
    Fam Pract 33:133-9. 2016
    ..Young adulthood provides an enormous opportunity to alter trajectories of smoking behaviour for a large public health impact...
  27. pmc Menthol tobacco use is correlated with mental health symptoms in a national sample of young adults: implications for future health risks and policy recommendations
    Amy M Cohn
    The Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Truth Initiative, 900 G Street, NW, Fourth Floor, Washington, DC 20001 USA Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, 3800 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, DC 20057 USA
    Tob Induc Dis 14:1. 2016
    ..This study examined the association of menthol tobacco use to anxiety and depression in a national sample of young adults...
  28. doi request reprint Smoking-cessation interventions for U.S. young adults: a systematic review
    Andrea C Villanti
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:564-74. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to conduct a systematic review of smoking-cessation interventions for U.S. young adults (aged 18-24 years)...
  29. pmc Electronic nicotine delivery devices, and their impact on health and patterns of tobacco use: a systematic review protocol
    Allison M Glasser
    The Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies, Legacy, Washington, DC, USA
    BMJ Open 5:e007688. 2015
    ..The purpose of this article is to describe a protocol for an ongoing comprehensive review of the published scientific literature on ENDS...
  30. doi request reprint Tobacco retail outlet advertising practices and proximity to schools, parks and public housing affect Synar underage sales violations in Washington, DC
    Thomas R Kirchner
    The Steven A Schroeder National Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies, Legacy, Washington, DC, USA Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA Department of Oncology, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Tob Control 24:e52-8. 2015
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Using Tumblr to Reach and Engage Young Adult Smokers: A Proof of Concept in Context
    Megan A Jacobs
    Integrated Product Design, The Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies, Truth Initiative, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Health Behav 40:48-54. 2016
    ..To describe a proof of concept social media strategy to reach and engage young adult smokers on the social media site Tumblr...
  32. doi request reprint Tobacco use by sexual identity among young adults in the United States
    Jessica M Rath
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Legacy, Washington, DC
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:1822-31. 2013
    ..National surveillance data are needed for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender population, a group which has been shown to have unique health needs...
  33. pmc The Application of a Decision-Theoretic Model to Estimate the Public Health Impact of Vaporized Nicotine Product Initiation in the United States
    David T Levy
    Department of Oncology, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC
    Nicotine Tob Res . 2016
    ..VNP uptake may encourage or deflect progression to cigarette smoking in those who would not have otherwise smoked, thereby undermining or accelerating reductions in smoking prevalence seen in recent years...
  34. pmc Mathematical modelling in tobacco control research: protocol for a systematic review
    Shari Feirman
    The Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies, Legacy, Washington DC, USA Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMJ Open 5:e007269. 2015
    ..This review will provide a summary of studies that employ modelling techniques to predict tobacco-related outcomes. It will also propose a conceptual framework for grouping existing modelling studies by their objectives...
  35. pmc The next generation of users: prevalence and longitudinal patterns of tobacco use among US young adults
    Amanda Richardson
    Amanda Richardson, Jessica Rath, and Donna Vallone are with the Department of Research and Evaluation, Legacy, Washington, DC, and the Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD Valerie Williams is with the Department of Research and Evaluation, Legacy Andrea C Villanti is with The Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies, Legacy, and the Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    Am J Public Health 104:1429-36. 2014
    ..We monitored the prevalence and patterns of use of the array of tobacco products available to young adults, who are at risk for initiation and progression to established tobacco use...