Summary: The attitude of a significant portion of a population toward any given proposition, based upon a measurable amount of factual evidence, and involving some degree of reflection, analysis, and reasoning.
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- Public opinion and trust in scientists: the role of the research context, and the perceived motivation of stem cell researchersChristine R Critchley
Faculty of Sciences, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia
Public Underst Sci 17:309-27. 2008..The implications of these results are discussed in relation to the possible decrease in public trust that may occur alongside the increasing privatization of academic enquiry, and particularly controversial scientific research...
- Saudi views on consenting for research on medical records and leftover tissue samplesMohammad M Al-Qadire
Center for Clinical Studies and Empirical Ethics, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
BMC Med Ethics 11:18. 2010..Our objective was to survey Saudis attending outpatient clinics at a tertiary care hospital on their personal preference and perceptions of norm and current practice in relation to consenting for MR and TR...
- Informed consent in biobank research: a deliberative approach to the debateDavid M Secko
Department of Journalism, Concordia University, 7141 Sherbrooke St West, Montreal, QC, Canada
Soc Sci Med 68:781-9. 2009..In this context, there was persistent disagreement about when consent was required for new research activities...
- Communication about colorectal cancer screening in Britain: public preferences for an expert recommendationJ Waller
Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
Br J Cancer 107:1938-43. 2012..This study examined preferences regarding a recommendation from the NHS and information provision in the context of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening...
- Mapping Australian public opinion on alcohol policies in the new millenniumClaire Wilkinson
AER Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Melbourne, Australia
Drug Alcohol Rev 28:263-74. 2009..in the 2004 National Drug Strategy Household Survey (NDSHS), the paper explores the degree to which Australian public opinion towards different alcohol policies cohere or diverge, and the social location of support for and resistance to ..
- Current status of alcohol marketing policy--an urgent challenge for global governanceSally Casswell
Social and Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation, SHORE and Whariki Research Centre, School of Public Health, Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand
Addiction 107:478-85. 2012....
- Public beliefs about schizophrenia and depression: similarities and differencesMatthias C Angermeyer
University of Leipzig, Dept of Psychiatry, Johannisallee 20, 04317 Leipzig, Germany
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:526-34. 2003..However, recent studies suggest that considerable differences exist between the various disorders. Therefore, we set out to examine similarities and differences of the public's conceptions of schizophrenia and major depression...
- Science and the sources of hypeT Caulfield
Law Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Public Health Genomics 15:209-17. 2012..These numerous and interrelated factors create a 'hype pipeline' that will be difficult to counter without the utilization of a wide range of policy strategies...
- Advocates, interest groups and Australian news coverage of alcohol advertising restrictions: content and framing analysisAndrea S Fogarty
Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Edward Ford Building A27, Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia
BMC Public Health 12:727. 2012..This paper examines news coverage of recommendations to restrict alcohol advertising to see how supporters and opponents frame the debate, with a view to providing some suggestions for policy advocates to advance the discussion...
- Public attitudes to the use in research of personal health information from general practitioners' records: a survey of the Irish general publicBrian S Buckley
Department of General Practice, Clinical Sciences Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
J Med Ethics 37:50-5. 2011..However, few large studies have been conducted about public attitudes to research access to personal health information...
- Science communication. Interactions with the mass mediaHans Peter Peters
Program Group Humans Environment Technology, Forschungszentrum Julich, 52425 Julich, Germany
Science 321:204-5. 2008
- Attitudes towards biomedical use of tissue sample collections, consent, and biobanks among FinnsAaro Tupasela
Department of Sociology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Scand J Public Health 38:46-52. 2010..To ascertain the attitudes towards the use of existing diagnostic and research samples, the setting up of a national biobank, and different types of informed consent among Finns...
- How effective is the revised regulatory code for alcohol advertising in Australia?Sandra C Jones
Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong, Australia
Drug Alcohol Rev 27:29-38. 2008..Following a formal review in 2003, the Ministerial Council on Drug Strategy proposed a revised Alcoholic Beverages Advertising Code (ABAC), which came into operation in 2004...
- The stigma of mental illness: effects of labelling on public attitudes towards people with mental disorderM C Angermeyer
Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
Acta Psychiatr Scand 108:304-9. 2003..Aim of the study is to examine the impact of labelling on public attitudes towards people with schizophrenia and major depression...
- Measuring mental illness stigmaBruce G Link
Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, Room 1609, New York, NY 10032, USA
Schizophr Bull 30:511-41. 2004..We end by identifying gaps in stigma measurement in terms of concepts covered and populations assessed...
- Public perception of a range of potential food risks in the United KingdomSara F L Kirk
Nutrition Epidemiology Group, Nuffield Institute for Health, 71 75 Clarendon Road, University of Leeds LS2 9PL, UK
Appetite 38:189-97. 2002..Despite current policy aimed at reducing fat intake, this will be difficult to achieve at a population level since people are not worried about its impact, yet food safety continues to be a significant concern to the public...
- Attitudes of mental health professionals toward people with schizophrenia and major depressionCarlos Nordt
Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
Schizophr Bull 32:709-14. 2006..The study concludes that the better knowledge of mental health professionals and their support of individual rights neither entail fewer stereotypes nor enhance the willingness to closely interact with mentally ill people...
- Likely correlation between sources of information and acceptability of A/H1N1 swine-origin influenza virus vaccine in Marseille, FranceAntoine Nougairede
Fédération de Microbiologie, Hopital de la Timone, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Marseille, Marseille, France
PLoS ONE 5:e11292. 2010..In France, there was a reluctance to accept vaccination against the A/H1N1 pandemic influenza virus despite government recommendation and investment in the vaccine programme...
- The public's view of the competence, dangerousness, and need for legal coercion of persons with mental health problemsB A Pescosolido
Department of Sociology, Indiana University, Bloomington 47405, USA
Am J Public Health 89:1339-45. 1999..The authors examined Americans' opinions about financial and treatment competence of people with mental health problems, potential for harm to self or others, and the use of legal means to force treatment...
- Beyond the knowledge deficit: recent research into lay and expert attitudes to food risksJanus Hansen
Centre for Bioethics and Risk Assessment, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Copenhagen, Denmark
Appetite 41:111-21. 2003..It suggests that an interdisciplinary, contextualised and psychologically sound approach to the study of risk is needed...
- Enhancing concentration, mood and memory in healthy individuals: an empirical study of attitudes among general practitioners and the general populationLena Strand Bergström
Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Scand J Public Health 36:532-7. 2008..To study attitudes towards enhancing concentration, mood and memory in healthy individuals among the general public and general practitioners (GPs)...
- The media and the public opinion on genetics and biotechnology: mirrors, windows, or walls?Toby A Ten Eyck
Public Underst Sci 14:305-16. 2005Arguments regarding the relationship between media discourse and public opinion have raged for decades, if not centuries...
- Genetic research and donation of tissue samples to biobanks. What do potential sample donors in the Swedish general public think?Asa Kettis-Lindblad
Department of Pharmacy, Uppsala University, Sweden
Eur J Public Health 16:433-40. 2006....
- Public perceptions of childhood obesityW Douglas Evans
RTI International, Washington, DC, USA
Am J Prev Med 28:26-32. 2005..Media coverage of obesity has also increased, and the public is now highly aware of obesity-related health threats facing adults and children...
- How can genetically modified foods be made publicly acceptable?Gene Rowe
Institute of Food Research, Norwich Research Park, Colney, Norwich NR4 7UA, UK
Trends Biotechnol 22:107-9. 2004....
- A sociological perspective on public participation in health careDamien Contandriopoulos
Centre d Analyse des Politiques Publiques CAPP, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
Soc Sci Med 58:321-30. 2004....
- Public opinion regarding oocyte donation in SwedenA Skoog Svanberg
Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University Hospital, S 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
Hum Reprod 18:1107-14. 2003..The aim of the present study was to investigate public opinion regarding different aspects of oocyte donation.
- "Because you're worth it?" The taking and selling of transplantable organsG Haddow
ESRC INNOGEN Centre, Institute for the Study of Science, Technology and Innovation, The University of Edinburgh, Old Surgeon s Hall, High School Yards, Edinburgh, EH1 1LZ, UK
J Med Ethics 32:324-8. 2006..The findings suggest that the legal changes taking place are appropriate in clarifying the role of the family but can go further in strengthening the choice of the individual to donate...
- Demographic indicators of trust in federal, state and local government: implications for Australian health policy makersSamantha B Meyer
Flinders University, Discipline of Public Health, Health Sciences Building, Registry Road, Bedford Park, SA 5042, Australia
Aust Health Rev 37:11-8. 2013..To provide baseline findings regarding Australians' trust in federal, state and local government...
- Parents' and teachers' opinions about the school food policy in Belgian Flemish nursery schoolsCarine Vereecken
Department of Public Health, Ghent University, University Hospital BlokA, 2 Floor, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Gent, Belgium
Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:1268-81. 2009..Fruit is not always available at school, although parents would appreciate it. Parents of lower educational level are in general more permissive...
- Using findings from a public opinion poll to build political support for tobacco control policy in KenyaWilliam K Maina
Division of Noncommunicable Diseases, Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation, Nairobi, Kenya
Tob Control 22:423-6. 2013..To assess the level of public support for tobacco control policies and to discuss how these findings could be used to influence the legislative process in the passing of tobacco control law in the country...
- Public attitudes to genomic science: an experiment in information provisionPatrick Sturgis
Division of Social Statistics, School of Social Sciences, University of Southampton, UK
Public Underst Sci 19:166-80. 2010..Our findings have implications both for our understanding of the knowledge-attitude relationship in public opinion toward genomic science and for science communication more generally.
- Reframing climate change as a public health issue: an exploratory study of public reactionsEdward W Maibach
Department of Communication, Center for Climate Change Communication, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
BMC Public Health 10:299. 2010..We conducted an exploratory study in the United States of people's reactions to a public health-framed short essay on climate change...
- 'Opting-in or opting-out?'--the views of the UK's faith leaders in relation to organ donationGurch Randhawa
University of Bedfordshire, Putteridge Bury campus, Luton, United Kingdom
Health Policy 96:36-44. 2010....
- The role of tobacco-specific media exposure, knowledge, and smoking status on selected attitudes toward tobacco controlKelly D Blake
Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 12:117-26. 2010..pdf). While some research has examined predictors of public support for tobacco control measures, little research has examined modifiable factors that may influence public attitudes toward tobacco control...
- Public opinion about the importance of privacy in biobank researchDavid J Kaufman
Genetics and Public Policy Center, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, DC 20036, USA
Am J Hum Genet 85:643-54. 2009..Assuring research participants that their privacy will be protected to the best of researchers' abilities may increase participants' acceptance of consent for broad research uses of biobank data by a wide range of researchers...
- Public health or social impacts? A qualitative analysis of attitudes toward the smoke-free legislation in ScotlandDerek Heim
School of Psychology, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, PR1 2HE, UK
Nicotine Tob Res 11:1424-30. 2009..Our study examined support and opposition to the Scottish legislation and ascertained the relative importance of social and health factors in shaping attitudes among bar customers...
- Factors influencing Malaysian public attitudes to agro-biotechnologyLatifah Amin
Centre for General Studies, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Darul Ehsan
Public Underst Sci 20:674-89. 2011..Attitudes towards GM soybean are also predicted by several general classes of attitude...
- Public preferences regarding the return of individual genetic research results: findings from a qualitative focus group studyJuli Murphy Bollinger
Genetics and Public Policy Center, Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, DC, USA
Genet Med 14:451-7. 2012..However, it is unclear whether the public understands the nature and limitations of these results and whether they would want information with unknown clinical utility...
- Farmers' perceptions of climate change and agricultural adaptation strategies in rural SahelOle Mertz
Department of Geography and Geology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Environ Manage 43:804-16. 2009..Implications for policy-making on agricultural and economic development will be to focus on providing flexible options rather than specific solutions to uncertain climate...
- Selection criteria for recipients of scarce donor livers: a public opinion survey in Hong KongH M Chan
Department of Public and Social Administration, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Hong Kong Med J 12:40-6. 2006..To explore the public preference in determining the selection criteria for recipients of scarce donor livers...
- Public engagement as a means of restoring public trust in science--hitting the notes, but missing the music?Brian Wynne
ESRC Centre for Economic and Social Aspects of Genomics, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
Community Genet 9:211-20. 2006....
- [Public attitudes towards alcohol dependence]Georg Schomerus
Klinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie der Ernst Moritz Arndt Universität Greifswald im Hanse Klinikum Stralsund, Rostocker Chaussee 70, 18437 Stralsund
Psychiatr Prax 37:111-8. 2010..Although among the most prevalent psychiatric conditions, alcoholism seems to be neglected within the current debate on mental illness stigma. We establish the state of current research on public attitudes towards alcohol dependent people...
- Public ideas and values concerning the commercialization of organ donation in four European countriesMark Schweda
University of Goettingen, Department of Medical Ethics and History of Medicine, Humboldtallee 36, 37073 Goettingen, Germany
Soc Sci Med 68:1129-36. 2009..We discuss the significance of our results with particular respect to the central role of reciprocity and draw conclusions for the bioethical and biopolitical debate...
- Preferences of the Dutch general public for a good death and associations with attitudes towards end-of-life decision-makingJudith A C Rietjens
Department of Public Health, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Palliat Med 20:685-92. 2006..Insight in the relationships of such acceptance, with characteristics considered important for a 'good death', may contribute to the understanding of this liberal attitude...
- Two large-scale surveys on community attitudes toward an opt-out biobankKyle B Brothers
Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
Am J Med Genet A 155:2982-90. 2011....
- Public perception of drinking water from private water supplies: focus group analysesAndria Q Jones
Division of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine, The Health Sciences Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, A1B 3V6, Canada
BMC Public Health 5:129. 2005..The purpose of this study was to explore the drinking water perceptions and self-described behaviours and needs of participants served by private water systems in the City of Hamilton, Ontario (Canada)...
- Wide social participation in prioritizing patients on waiting lists for joint replacement: a conjoint analysisL Sampietro-Colom
Office for the Assessment of Innovation and New Technologies, Fundació Clínic, Barcelona, Spain
Med Decis Making 28:554-66. 2008..The aim was to develop a priority scoring system for patients on waiting lists for joint replacement based on a wide social participation, and to analyze the differences among participants...
- Patients' attitudes to the summary care record and HealthSpace: qualitative studyTrisha Greenhalgh
Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, London N19 5LW
BMJ 336:1290-5. 2008....
- Biobanks and the phantom publicHerbert Gottweis
University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Hum Genet 130:433-40. 2011..methodology in studies is still rare though of great importance in order to investigate distributions of public opinion and also to be able to explain these patterns...
- Prejudice, social distance, and familiarity with mental illnessP W Corrigan
University of ChicagoCenter for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA
Schizophr Bull 27:219-25. 2001..These forms of prejudice, in turn, are influenced by the believers' familiarity with mental illness and their ethnicity. We also discuss how these findings might contribute to a fuller understanding of mental illness stigma...
- Public perceptions of climate change as a human health risk: surveys of the United States, Canada and MaltaKaren Akerlof
Center for Climate Change Communication, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:2559-606. 2010..We recommend mounting public health communication initiatives that increase the salience of the human health consequences associated with climate change...
- At the frontier of tobacco control: a brief review of public attitudes toward smoke-free outdoor placesGeorge Thomson
University of Otago, Box 7343, Wellington South, Wellington, New Zealand
Nicotine Tob Res 11:584-90. 2009..Their use appears to be one of the frontier areas of tobacco control development. We briefly reviewed the available reports on public attitudes about smoke-free public outdoor areas...
- Demographic differences in support for smoking policy interventionsJennifer M Doucet
Cancer Prevention Research Center, 2 Chafee Road, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881 0808, USA
Addict Behav 32:148-57. 2007..These subgroup differences could be employed to guide the targeting of changes in policies and interventions to the specific concerns of the various groups...
- Support for smoke-free policies: a nationwide analysis of immigrants, US-born, and other demographic groups, 1995-2002Theresa L Osypuk
Northeastern University, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Department of Health Sciences, 316 Robinson Hall, 360 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Am J Public Health 100:171-81. 2010..We examined whether support for tobacco control policies varies by demographic group, including nativity status (i.e., immigrant versus US born)...
- Consent for use of personal information for health research: do people with potentially stigmatizing health conditions and the general public differ in their opinions?Donald J Willison
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
BMC Med Ethics 10:10. 2009..Little is known about the opinion of those who have more or less stigmatizing health conditions regarding the need for consent for use of their personal information for health research...
- Impact of presumed consent for organ donation on donation rates: a systematic reviewAmber Rithalia
Centre for Reviews and Dissemination CRD, University of York, York YO10 5DD
BMJ 338:a3162. 2009..To examine the impact of a system of presumed consent for organ donation on donation rates and to review data on attitudes towards presumed consent...
- Alternatives to project-specific consent for access to personal information for health research: what is the opinion of the Canadian public?Donald J Willison
Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Healthcare, 105 Main Street East, P1, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:706-12. 2007This study sought to determine public opinion on alternatives to project-specific consent for use of their personal information for health research.
- A review of public opinion towards alcohol controls in AustraliaClaire Tobin
Department of Health and Social Science, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, PO Box 197 Caulfield East, Victoria 3145 Australia
BMC Public Health 11:58. 2011..This paper reviews levels of and trends in public support for liquor control regulations, regulation of alcohol promotions, and alcohol pricing and taxation reforms in Australia between 1998 and 2009...
- Do people regard cheaper medicines effective? Population survey on public opinion of generic substitution in FinlandReeta Heikkilä
Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Pharmacy, Social Pharmacy, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 20:185-91. 2011..We aimed to study the opinions and attitudes of Finnish people about GS five years after it was introduced, the reasons for substituting and what people think about generic medicines...
- Public willingness to participate in and public opinions about genetic variation research: a review of the literatureRene Sterling
School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7240, USA
Am J Public Health 96:1971-8. 2006..We review empirical studies of public willingness to participate in and opinions about genetic research with particular attention to differences in consent and opinion by racial/ethnic group membership...
- Public opinion about laws to prohibit weight discrimination in the United StatesRebecca M Puhl
Department of Psychology, Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:74-82. 2011..These findings can be used to inform policy makers in efforts to develop antidiscrimination laws. Such measures will rectify health disparities for overweight Americans and facilitate public health efforts to address obesity...
- Public beliefs about and attitudes towards people with mental illness: a review of population studiesM C Angermeyer
Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
Acta Psychiatr Scand 113:163-79. 2006..To provide a review of population-based attitude research in psychiatry during the past 15 years...
- Attitudes towards people with a mental disorder: a survey of the Australian public and health professionalsA F Jorm
NHMRC Psychiatric Epidemiology Research Centre, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 33:77-83. 1999..The aim of this paper was to compare the Australian public's attitudes towards people who have been treated for a mental disorder with the attitudes of general practitioners, psychiatrists and clinical psychologists...
- Governing UK Biobank: the importance of ensuring public trustRichard Tutton
Institute for the Study of Genetics, Biorisks and Society IGBiS, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
Trends Biotechnol 22:284-5. 2004..Therefore, they must be considered carefully because the UK Biobank will be the first ever genetic database of a general population of this size to become operational, and will be used as a model for other projects of this kind...
- Ethical implications of including children in a large biobank for genetic-epidemiologic research: a qualitative study of public opinionDavid Kaufman
Genetics and Public Policy Center, Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC, USA
Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet 148:31-9. 2008..To successfully include children, proposed cohort study would need to address children's changing capabilities and rights as they grow and reach the age of consent...
- Desalinated versus recycled water: public perceptions and profiles of the acceptersSara Dolnicar
Institute for Infrastructure and Environment, School of Management and Marketing, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia
J Environ Manage 90:888-900. 2009..This finding has significant implications for policy makers and water practitioners...
- Public preferences for the allocation of donor liver grafts for transplantationJ Ratcliffe
Health Economics Research Group, Brunel University, Uxbridge, UK
Health Econ 9:137-48. 2000..Using social CA it was possible to establish the relative weight attached to each characteristic in determining individual's allocation decisions...
- Stigma, treatment beliefs, and substance abuse treatment use in historically disadvantaged communitiesB Myers
Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, South Africa
Afr J Psychiatry (Johannesbg) 12:218-22. 2009..The aim of this paper is to describe two nonstructural influences on the use of substance abuse treatment services for people from HDCs: stigma and negative beliefs about treatment...
- Public interest in genetic testing for susceptibility to heart disease and cancer: a population-based survey in the UKSaskia C Sanderson
Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
Prev Med 39:458-64. 2004....
- Characteristics of smoker support for increasing a dedicated tobacco tax: national survey data from New ZealandNick Wilson
Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington South, PO Box 7343, Wellington, New Zealand
Nicotine Tob Res 12:168-73. 2010..To examine smoker support for tobacco tax and for increased dedicated tobacco taxes, along with associations forany such support...
- Deciding how NHS money is spent: a survey of general public and medical viewsAnn Lees
Argyll and Clyde Health Board, Paisley, UK
Health Expect 5:47-54. 2002..To examine the validity of the Prioritization Scoring Index (PSI) methodology by obtaining the views of our local population and clinicians regarding the criteria and weightings that should be used in deciding how NHS money is spent...
- "Currents of hope": neurostimulation techniques in U.S. and U.K. print mediaEric Racine
Neuroethics Research Unit, Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montreal, Canada
Camb Q Healthc Ethics 16:312-6. 2007
- Support for breaking the nexus between alcohol and community sports settings: findings from the VicHealth Community Attitudes Survey in AustraliaClaire L Tobin
Department of Health Social Science, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Drug Alcohol Rev 31:413-21. 2012..This study describes levels and predictors of community attitudes towards alcohol, support for structural alterations to the drinking context, and intention to increase participation in community sports clubs...
- Public opinion on food-related obesity prevention policy initiativesBelinda Morley
Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Council Victoria
Health Promot J Austr 23:86-91. 2012..The study was designed to determine public acceptability of various forms of regulation to support a healthy eating environment...
- Prevalence of, and factors associated with, HIV/AIDS-related stigma and discriminatory attitudes in BotswanaGobopamang Letamo
Department of Population Studies, University of Botswana, Private Bag UB 00705, Gaborone, Botswana
J Health Popul Nutr 21:347-57. 2003..Finally, programmes that aim to promote more tolerant attitudes towards people with HIV/AIDS may be more effective if the human rights of those with HIV/AIDS are promoted and respected...
- Public opinion of organ donation: a survey in IranMohammadali Broumand
School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Clin Transplant 26:E500-4. 2012..The objective of this study was to assess the views of Tehran citizens in regard to donating their organs in case of brain death...
- Predictors for negative attitudes toward subjects with epilepsy: a representative survey in the general public in AustriaJosef Spatt
LBI for Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders, Neurological Hospital Rosenhugel, Vienna, Austria
Epilepsia 46:736-42. 2005..To assess knowledge of and attitudes toward epilepsy in the Austrian general public and to identify independent predictors of negative attitudes...
- The potential role of taxes and subsidies on food in the prevention of obesity in EuropeLaura Inés González-Zapata
University of Alicante, Community Nursing, Preventive Medicine and Public Health and History of Science Department, Alicante, Alicante E 03080, Spain
J Epidemiol Community Health 64:696-704. 2010..Obesity implies costs not only for the individual but also for society. The authors explore the opinions of stakeholders on the potential of taxes or subsidies, as measures for tackling obesity in Europe...
- Public perception of alcohol policy issues relating directly or indirectly to privatization: results from a 1999 Ontario surveyLise Anglin
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON
Can J Public Health 94:201-6. 2003The purpose of this study is to measure public opinion on alcohol policy issues relating to youth, litigation, outlet density, and government action...
- Physician-industry conflict of interest: public opinion regarding industry-sponsored researchCharles G Fisher
Department of Orthopaedics, University of British Columbia, Combined Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic Spine Program, Blusson Spinal Cord Centre, 818 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada
J Neurosurg Spine 17:1-10. 2012..The purpose of this study was to assess the opinions of a North American population sample on COI regarding industry-funded research and to analyze population subgroups for trends...
- Minnesota tobacco-free park policies: attitudes of the general public and park officialsElizabeth G Klein
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 9:S49-55. 2007..Fears of policy difficulties among park and recreation directors who work in parks without a tobacco-free policy are much greater than actual problems experienced in Minnesota tobacco-free park areas...
- Making policy decisions about population screening for breast cancer: the role of citizens' deliberationCharlotte Paul
Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
Health Policy 85:314-20. 2008..In particular, whether the New Zealand government should offer free mammography screening to all women aged 40-49 years...
- Steering vaccinomics innovations with anticipatory governance and participatory foresightVural Ozdemir
Centre of Genomics and Policy, Department of Human Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
OMICS 15:637-46. 2011..Ultimately, this serves to integrate scientific and social knowledge thereby steering innovations to coproduce results and outputs that are socially robust and context sensitive...
- Are we expecting too much from print media? An analysis of newspaper coverage of the 2002 Canadian healthcare reform debatePatricia A Collins
Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University, Robert C Brown Hall, Room 7230, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada V5A 1S6
Soc Sci Med 63:89-102. 2006..Finally, the dominance of governmental actors provided these actors with numerous opportunities to persuade the public...
- The loss of sadness: the public's viewA Holzinger
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical University Vienna, Austria
Acta Psychiatr Scand 123:307-13. 2011..This study sets out to investigate whether the public does in fact make this distinction...
- Perceptions of drinking water quality and risk and its effect on behaviour: a cross-national studyMiguel de França Doria
Division of Water Sciences United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 1, rue de Miollis, 75732 Paris cedex 15, France
Sci Total Environ 407:5455-64. 2009..The use of tap and bottled water to drink was relatively well explained by regression analysis. Several cross-national differences were found and the implications are discussed. Suggestions for future research are provided...
- Transparent communication strategy on GMOs: will it change public opinion?Kristina Sinemus
Genius GmbH, Darmstadt, Germany
Biotechnol J 2:1141-6. 2007....
- The expert and the lay public: reflections on influenza A (H1N1) and the risk societyCharles Dupras
Bioethics Programs, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Am J Public Health 102:591-5. 2012..Such a shared responsibility for risk management, if grounded in participative public debates, can arguably strengthen public trust in public health authorities and interventions...
- Non-response bias in a community survey of drinking, alcohol-related experiences and public opinion on alcohol policyBrett Maclennan
Injury Prevention Research Unit, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
Drug Alcohol Depend 126:189-94. 2012..The continuing decline in response rates to household surveys is a concern for the health and social sciences as it increases the risk of selective non-response biasing the estimates of interest...
- Which medical error to disclose to patients and by whom? Public preference and perceptions of norm and current practiceMuhammad M Hammami
Centre for Clinical Studies and Empirical Ethics King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
BMC Med Ethics 11:17. 2010..Further, available recommendations on disclosure of ME have emerged largely in Western culture; their suitability to Islamic/Arabic culture is not known...
- What determines public support of obesity prevention?Anja Hilbert
Department of Psychology, Division of Clinical Psychology and Psychological Therapy, Philipps University of Marburg, Gutenbergstrasse 18, D 35032 Marburg, Germany
J Epidemiol Community Health 61:585-90. 2007..To determine public support of obesity prevention...
- Social perceptions of the impacts of Colombo water supply projectsAsit K Biswas
Third World Centre for Water Management, Atizapan, Estado de Mexico, CP Mexico
Ambio 34:639-44. 2005..In spite of the higher cost of the supplied water, people are willing to pay for it as long as the supply is reliable...
- Something fishy? News media presentation of complex health issues related to fish consumption guidelinesAmelia Greiner
Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Public Health Nutr 13:1786-94. 2010..We present an analysis of the messages about fish in US news media over 15 years, identifying trends in coverage and highlighting implications of current messaging...
- Stem cell research and economic promisesTimothy Caulfield
Faculty of Law, University of Alberta
J Law Med Ethics 38:303-13. 2010..Can stem cell research deliver on the economic promise? And what are the implications of this economic ethos for the researchers who must work under its shadow?..
- Human dimensions of forest disturbance by insects: an international synthesisCourtney G Flint
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, S510 Turner Hall, 1102 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Environ Manage 43:1174-86. 2009..Communication and interaction between resource managers and local stakeholders can facilitate the identification of management priorities and potentially reduce some of the risks associated with forest disturbances by insects...
- [Attitudes towards professional euthanasia in the range between grement in the society and personal preferences--results of a representative examination of the German general population]Christina Schroder
Selbständige Abteilung für Medizinische Psychologie und Medizinische Soziologie des Universitätsklinikums Leipzig
Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 53:334-43. 2003..The representative study proves that there is no polarized public opinion concerning euthanasia, rather there is a picture of high complexity.
- Relating to participants: how close do biobanks and donors really want to be?Mairi Levitt
Department of Politics Philosophy and Religion, County South, Lancaster University, UK
Health Care Anal 19:220-30. 2011....
- The association between knowledge and attitudes about genetic testing for cancer risk in the United StatesAbigail Rose
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia VA Medical Center, Pennsylvania, PA 19104 6021, USA
J Health Commun 10:309-21. 2005....
- What to do about depression? Help-seeking and treatment recommendations of the publicA Holzinger
Department of Psychiatry, Medical University Vienna, Austria
Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci 20:163-9. 2011..The present study examines whether this phenomenon still exists at the end of the first decade of the twenty-first century...
- Science, precaution, and the politics of technological risk: converging implications in evolutionary and social scientific perspectivesAndy Stirling
SPRU Science and Technology Policy Research, University of Sussex, Freeman Centre, Falmer, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 9QE, UK
Ann N Y Acad Sci 1128:95-110. 2008..A concrete framework is outlined through which the synergies can be more effectively harnessed. By this means, we can hope simultaneously to improve scientific rigor and democratic legitimacy in risk governance...
- FACULTY RESEARCH ENHANCEMENT SUPPORT PROGRAM FOR OAKWOODDARAYAS PATEL; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Ergonomic Partnership To Address Treefruit Worker InjuryJohn Miles; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- NIMH Collaboration HIV/STD Intervention Trial in ChinaMARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2007..of a community-level prevention program based on the theory of diffusion of innovations utilizing Community Public Opinion Leaders (C-POLs)...
- Gene Therapy for Retinitis PigmentosaRajendra Kumar-Singh; Fiscal Year: 2012..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: According to public opinion polls, blindness is second only to cancer as the most feared disease amongst Americans...
- RESEARCH TRAINING IN HEMATOLOGYJOHN PATRICK SHEEHAN; Fiscal Year: 2012..abstract_text> ..
- Biological Markers of System Burden in Symptomatic Knee OA: A Prospective StudyKIMBERLY THERESA SIBILLE; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Ethics of research in Latin American countries. Advanced ProgramFERNANDO S LOLAS; Fiscal Year: 2012..and be capable of interacting with counterparts in other countries, with international donors, and with the public opinion in their societies...
- A Multiyear Grant to Support the Diagnostic Error in Medicine (DEM) Annual ConferDavid E Newman-Toker; Fiscal Year: 2012..We expect 150+ of the leading experts in this field to attend to discuss current understandings of this problem and what steps can be taken to minimize errors in the future. ..
- K07 Leadership GrantSharon K Inouye; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Impact of PrEP Messaging on Comprehension, Acceptability, and Risk Among MSMSarit A Golub; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Postdoctoral Training in Cancer Control ResearchNancy E Avis; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Environmental Mutagen Society Annual Meetings 2009 - 2013MICHAEL JACOB PLEWA; Fiscal Year: 2013..In addition to the scientific program, the Annual Meeting will convene 8 Special Interest Groups (SIGS) that have the responsibility of identifying fore-front speakers and topics for the 2010 and subsequent meetings. ..
- Comparative effectiveness in older cancer patients: age versus health statusLINDA KROGH HAROOTYAN; Fiscal Year: 2010..The sessions and webinars described in this proposal are co-sponsored by the International Society of Geriatric-Oncology (SIOG) and the American Geriatrics Society (AGS). ..
- Mayo Center for Cell Signaling in GastroenterologyNicholas F Larusso; Fiscal Year: 2013..provide Center members with reliable access to state-of-the-art microscopic technology and expertise that will facilitate investigations of the pathogenesis of gastrointestinal and liver diseases. ..
- DEVELOPMENTAL GENETICSRobert E Braun; Fiscal Year: 2013..Upon completion of training, program participants are qualified to engage in creative, independent research in developmental genetics at a university, research institution, or in industry. ..
- UMN National Research Service Award in Health Services ResearchBryan E Dowd; Fiscal Year: 2013..outcomes research, patient safety and quality, industrial and systems engineering, demography, and analysis of public opinion data, and we rely on AHRQ/NRSA traineeships, in part, to provide stable, multi-year support for talented ..
- Eperimental Hemaotology-ImmunologyDavid E Harrison; Fiscal Year: 2012..The primary training facility is TJL, a private, independent research center. TJL is an NIH Basic Cancer Research Center, raises 3 million mice annually, and has held NIH research training grants since 1956. ..
- Training Program in Cellular &Integrative NeuroscienceAsaf Keller; Fiscal Year: 2013..In view of this record, we are requesting continued support for seven trainees. ..
- HIV and Aging: From the Mitochondria to the MetropolisMarcia McDonnell Holstad; Fiscal Year: 2013..abstract_text> ..
- A Comprehensive Model to Assess the Cost-Effectiveness of Patient NavigationYa Chen Tina Shih; Fiscal Year: 2010..We will address both short-term and long- term cost-effectiveness PN services from three different interest groups: societal as a whole, insurance payors, and health care providers. ..
- Appalachian Regional Informatics Consortium (ARIC)Planning ProjectBrian Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2005..The innovative approach of the ARIC Project will enhance the continuity of care and create new resources that contribute to biomedical knowledge, research and medical education. ..
- UVa Framework Program in Global HealthRichard Guerrant; Fiscal Year: 2009..5) A coordinated, university-wide plan to raise funds to sustain global health programs at UVa. ..
- ASU-UAB EXPORT Project REAPKaryn Scissum Gunn; Fiscal Year: 2004..to collect data from state public service announcement (PSA) directors and school system administrators via public opinion polling infrastructure operated by ASU on the perceived climate regarding culturally sensitive broadcast and ..
- BMI Bioinformatics Training GrantPATRICIA CLEMENT BABBITT; Fiscal Year: 2013..Many other venues teach these skills more informally. Students also are given many opportunities to participate in internships, career preparation workshops, and medical education. ..
- Annual Conference 2013: American Society of Preventive Oncology (ASPO)Amy Trentham-Dietz; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Public Opinion Deliberation and Decision Making about Genetics ResearchJoseph Cappella; Fiscal Year: 2009..highlighting basic ethical and social issues implicated in genetics research;and (3) a series of concluding public opinion surveys, gathered from participants in the deliberative groups as well as from a fresh sample of the U.S...
- The pigmentary system: securing a place in the sunAndrzej Slominski; Fiscal Year: 2009..Methodist Healthcare accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians decided to co-sponsor this meeting and designated this educational activity for a maximum of 26 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. ..
- Defining mechanisms of distinct tissue damage in different rheumatic syndromesAntony Rosen; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- Training in Mouse NeurogeneticsWayne N Frankel; Fiscal Year: 2010..The resultant knowledge will serve the public health interests by developing treatments for Alzheimer's, epilepsy and a host of other diseases. ..
- NIMH Collaborative HIV/STD Prevention Trial (Russia)ANTON SOMLAI; Fiscal Year: 2006..a community-level prevention program and is based on the theory of diffusion of innovation utilizing Community Public Opinion Leaders (C-POLs)...
- ALCOHOL ADVERTISING AND HIGHWAY FATALITY RATESHenry Saffer; Fiscal Year: 1991..These data are both timely and representative of the nation as a whole. The alcohol advertising data are widely used in the advertising industry and represent the most comprehensive measures of alcohol advertising that can be collected...
- DISCRIMINATORY ATTITUDES AND KNOWLEDGE ABOUT AIDSRobert Blendon; Fiscal Year: 1990The proposed study will examine data from national public opinion surveys in an effort to answer a question that is essential to the policy debate over the need for anti-discrimination legislation to protect individuals infected with the ..
- Encouraging eligible children?s participation in public health insurance: The rolJeanette Ziegenfuss; Fiscal Year: 2007..and the existence of public programs, this research also explores intermediate outcomes, such as changes in public opinion. Specific research objectives include: [unreadable] 1...
- UDC/LCCC Bridges to the DoctorateCAROLYN EVANS COUSIN; Fiscal Year: 2012..The influx of these minority cancer researchers will help alleviate health disparities in the nation. ..
- EFFECTS OF PRICE ON ILLEGAL DRUG USEMichael Grossman; Fiscal Year: 1993..for the manufacture, sale, possession, and use of illegal drugs will be added to the micro data from a variety of published sources and from a special survey to be conducted by the Northern Illinois University Public Opinion Laboratory.
- THE OUTCOMES OF HOSPITAL OUTCOME STUDIESPatrick Romano; Fiscal Year: 1999..The results of this research will be used to improve the usefulness of outcomes reports in CA and NY; the impact of these reports will be comprehensively reevaluated after some of the recommended changes have been implemented. ..
- International Collaborations to Enhance the Science of CAM: Past, Present and FutCheryl Ritenbaugh; Fiscal Year: 2009..As the number of scientists involved in research on complementary and integrative medicine grows around the world and the science matures, the need for and the value of network-building also increases. ..
- Why Aids Prevention Campaigns Have Varied Across NationsPeter Baldwin; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- RESEARCHING WOMEN?S ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH WORKSHOP 2009Shanna Swan; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Zimbabwe: Community Intervention to Reduce HIV/STD RiskDanuta Kasprzyk; Fiscal Year: 2006..of a community-level prevention program based on the theory of diffusion of innovations utilizing Community Public Opinion Leaders (C-POLs)...
- Role of Fatigue in Rheumatic DiseasesGudrun Lange; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- NIMH COLLABORATIVE HIV/STD PREVENTION TRIALThomas Coates; Fiscal Year: 2006..of a community-level prevention program based on the theory of diffusion of innovations utilizing Community Public Opinion Leaders (C-POLs)...
- PREVIOUS AMERICAN DRUG EXPERIENCE & FUTURE PERSPECTIVESDAVID MUSTO; Fiscal Year: 2009..The hypotheses that these activities will seek to test is that these movements peak a lifetime apart as public opinion tires of disorder and places its hopes of betterment first in education and persuasion and then in legal ..
- DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION TOOL KIT FOR COMMUNITY GROUPSWilliam Hansen; Fiscal Year: 2001..The product to be tested will be commercially marketed curriculum that will have the potential of help community groups with their prevention goals. ..
- IMPROVING DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT FOR AIDS-RISK REDUCTIOND Simpson; Fiscal Year: 1993....
- Alcohol, Risky Behavior, and HIV/AIDS in ZimbabweLISA CUBBINS; Fiscal Year: 2006..The study also will evaluate the impact of a public opinion leader community-level intervention model on typical alcohol use, behavioral beliefs, social norms, and ..
- Disability Benefits and Service UseB Frueh; Fiscal Year: 2002..Recent advances in clinical and rehabilitative services, and changes in public opinion and subsequent legislative reform toward welfare and the Work Incentives Improvement Act of 1999, have led ..
- Collaborating Centers of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation (CERSI)Ira Shoulson; Fiscal Year: 2013..We also plan to reach out to other CERSIs and our academic colleagues to advance the discipline of regulatory science by organizing scientific forums that provide broad exchange of knowledge, research and education. ..
- NIMH Collaborative HIV/STD Prevention Trial -- IndiaDavid Celentano; Fiscal Year: 2006
- NTX XIX 'PARKINSON'S DISEASE, ENVIRONMENT AND GENES'JOAN CRANMER; Fiscal Year: 2001..As has been done for the 18 previous conferences, papers from NTX XIX will be peer-reviewed and rapidly published. ..
- CCNY/MSKCC BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING PARTNERSHIPJOHN TARBELL; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Building a Stronger Evidence Base for Employee Wellness ProgramsJULIE SCHOENMAN; Fiscal Year: 2009..This document will be widely disseminated using NIHCM's proven channels and in coordination with AHRQ's Office of Communications and Knowledge Transfer and the Partnership for Prevention. ..
- CCNY/MSKCC BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING PARTNERSHIPRobert Wittes; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Training in Mouse and Molecular Genetics of the EyePATSY NISHINA; Fiscal Year: 2005..The primary training facility is The Jackson Laboratory, a private, independent research center. TJL is a NIH Basic Cancer Research Center, and has held NIH research training grants continuously since 1956 ..
- IN VITRO MODEL FOR DERMAL IRRITATIONJoseph Kubilus; Fiscal Year: 1993..In addition, there is increasing public opinion that favors reduction or elimination of animal subjects for any cosmetic, industrial, or medical testing...
- RESPIRATORY IMMUNOLOGY SYMPOSIUM 1999DAVID BICE; Fiscal Year: 1999..Details on the conference will be available on the symposium website (www.lovelace-symposium.org), linked to the Institute's website (www.1rri.org) after November 1, 1998. ..
- Exploring Attitudes About Data Disclosure and Data-Sharing in Genomics ResearchSusanne Haga; Fiscal Year: 2008..The success of large-scale genomics research initiatives will depend on the support and participation of the public and therefore, their views are critically important to obtain. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Stigma and Mental Illness in Cross-National PerspectiveBernice Pescosolido; Fiscal Year: 2007..This knowledge can provide the scientific base for public health and treatment system interventions to mitigate the devastating negative effects of stigma on the lives of persons with SMI. ..
- Social Network & Media Effects on Mental Illness StigmaBernice Pescosolido; Fiscal Year: 2006..This final stage creates a composite of negative and positive TV images of MI based on information collected in I, II and III to develop and carry out a pre- and post-test experimental design/analysis (N=120). [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Assessing Change in Mental Illness Stigma Over A DecadeBernice Pescosolido; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- Management Decisions in Financial Conflicts of InterestLisa Bero; Fiscal Year: 2002..Our findings will allow us to develop a framework for decision-making regarding conflict identification and management. ..
- National Black Leadership Conference on GeneticsKathy Hudson; Fiscal Year: 2004..The Conference will be held in Washington DC in May 2004. ..
- An Exploratory Center for Obesity Research (RMI)Adam Drewnowski; Fiscal Year: 2006..By promoting interagency collaborations, these efforts will help the NIH develop a roadmap on how to effectively translate research findings into national, state, and local health policy. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A Qualitative Study of Editorial Decision-MakingLisa Bero; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..