Smoking characteristics among lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults.

Abstract:

OBJECTIVE:Cigarette smoking is the leading preventable cause of death and disease in the United States. Sexual minorities (lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals), smoke at higher rates than the general population. However, little else is known about sexual minority smokers. Furthermore, the sexual minority population is diverse and little research exists to determine whether subgroups, such as lesbians, gay men, and female and male bisexuals, differ on smoker characteristics. We examine differences in smoking characteristics (advertising receptivity, age of first cigarette, non-daily smoking, cigarettes per day, nicotine dependence, desire to quit and past quit attempts) among lesbians, gay men, and female and male bisexual adults in the United States. METHODS:Secondary analysis of the CDC's (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) 2009-2010 National Adult Tobacco Survey (N=118,590). RESULTS:Controlling for age, race, socioeconomic status and geographic region, identifying as a female bisexual was associated with fewer past quit attempts, lower age at first cigarette, and higher nicotine dependence when compared to heterosexual women. There were no differences in desire to quit between male or female sexual minorities and their heterosexual counterparts. CONCLUSION:Sexual minority individuals smoke at higher rates than heterosexuals and yet similarly desire to quit. Tailored efforts may be needed to address smoking among bisexual women.

journal_name

Prev Med

journal_title

Preventive medicine

authors

Fallin A,Goodin A,Lee YO,Bennett K

doi

10.1016/j.ypmed.2014.11.026

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2015-05-01 00:00:00

pages

123-30

eissn

0091-7435

issn

1096-0260

pii

S0091-7435(14)00469-1

journal_volume

74

pub_type

杂志文章
  • Does your child's weight influence how you judge yourself as a parent? A cross-sectional study to define and examine parental overvaluation of weight/shape.

    abstract::Parents are integral stakeholders in children's health and development, and yet there is a dearth of research on parental attitudes and parents' personal weight and eating psychopathology, which have the potential to influence pediatric obesity and eating disorder treatments meaningfully. Overvaluation of weight/shape...

    journal_title:Preventive medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2017.10.009

    authors: Lydecker JA,Grilo CM

    更新日期:2017-12-01 00:00:00

  • The year 2000 initiative: implications for comprehensive school health.

    abstract::Implementing comprehensive school health programs presents one of our nation's key challenges for the 1990s and beyond. Whether we are talking about Goals 2000 or Healthy People 2000, we will meet the challenge only through the combined efforts of the education and health sectors working as partners at the national, s...

    journal_title:Preventive medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1006/pmed.1993.1041

    authors: McGinnis JM

    更新日期:1993-07-01 00:00:00

  • Coffee consumption and serum cholesterol. GISSI-EFRIM Study Group.

    abstract::The relationship between coffee consumption and serum cholesterol was examined in the comparison group of a case-control study of myocardial infarction involving 642 patients from various Italian regions who were hospitalized for diseases having no relationship to cardiovascular disease risk factors. Overall mean tota...

    journal_title:Preventive medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1006/pmed.1993.1018

    authors: D'Avanzo B,Santoro L,Nobill A,La Vecchia C

    更新日期:1993-03-01 00:00:00

  • Physical activity and incident hypertension in black and white adults: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:The epidemiologic observation that physical activity reduces the risk for hypertension has only been made for white men who self-reported hypertension. This study examined physical activity and clinically determined incident hypertension in black and white men and women of the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communi...

    journal_title:Preventive medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1006/pmed.1998.0431

    authors: Pereira MA,Folsom AR,McGovern PG,Carpenter M,Arnett DK,Liao D,Szklo M,Hutchinson RG

    更新日期:1999-03-01 00:00:00

  • Genital HPV infection and related lesions in men.

    abstract::Human papillomavirus (HPV) is highly prevalent in men and there is an interest in further understanding the relationship between HPV infection and disease in men, including the development of genital warts, penile intraepithelial neoplasia and invasive penile carcinomas. Genital warts are caused by HPV 6/11 and are th...

    journal_title:Preventive medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审

    doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2011.08.002

    authors: Anic GM,Giuliano AR

    更新日期:2011-10-01 00:00:00

  • The relationship between hostility and behavioral risk factors for poor health in women veterans.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:While previous research has generally supported a relationship between hostility and health risk behaviors, the majority of this research has been conducted in predominately male, highly educated, Caucasian samples. The current study was designed to further examine the relationship between hostility and heal...

    journal_title:Preventive medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1006/pmed.2001.0921

    authors: Calhoun PS,Bosworth HB,Siegler IC,Bastian LA

    更新日期:2001-12-01 00:00:00

  • Public transit, obesity, and medical costs: assessing the magnitudes.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:This paper assesses the potential benefits of increased walking and reduced obesity associated with taking public transit in terms of dollars of medical costs saved and disability avoided. METHODS:I conduct a new analysis of a nationally representative U.S. transportation survey to gauge the net increase in ...

    journal_title:Preventive medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2007.10.004

    authors: Edwards RD

    更新日期:2008-01-01 00:00:00

  • Physical activity, walking and leanness: an analysis of the Northern Ireland Sport and Physical Activity Survey (SAPAS).

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To report on the contribution walking makes to total weekly physical activity and the relationship between the volume and intensity of walking and leanness in a representative sample of the Northern Ireland population. METHOD:4563 adults participated in this cross-sectional survey of physical activity behavi...

    journal_title:Preventive medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2011.12.008

    authors: Murphy MH,Donnelly P,Shibli S,Foster C,Nevill AM

    更新日期:2012-02-01 00:00:00

  • Smokers who are hospitalized: a window of opportunity for cessation interventions.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Medical illness has often been thought to provide smokers with motivation to quit smoking. However, the actual impact that illness and hospitalization has on smokers' interest in cessation is not clear. Further, little is known about the role that hospital staff play in encouraging cessation. METHODS:This a...

    journal_title:Preventive medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1016/0091-7435(92)90024-c

    authors: Emmons KM,Goldstein MG

    更新日期:1992-03-01 00:00:00

  • The changing age of HIV: sexual risk among older African American women living in rural communities.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:African American women aged 50 and older are disproportionately affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Despite African Americans making up 11% of all older women in the United States, in 2001, they accounted for more than 50% of AIDS cases among older women and more than 65% of HIV cases among older women. Using...

    journal_title:Preventive medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章,多中心研究

    doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2004.03.005

    authors: Winningham A,Corwin S,Moore C,Richter D,Sargent R,Gore-Felton C

    更新日期:2004-10-01 00:00:00

  • Compensation strategies in sun protection behaviors by a population with nonmelanoma skin cancer.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Initiation of sun protection strategies can be promoted, to some extent, by educational efforts, but little is known about the merit of continuing education interventions in sustaining the desired behaviors or adding new behaviors. This prospective study clarifies the choices individuals make among the four ...

    journal_title:Preventive medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1016/0091-7435(92)90082-s

    authors: Robinson JK

    更新日期:1992-11-01 00:00:00

  • Implementation of school based physical activity interventions: a systematic review.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:Implementation science is an emerging area in physical activity (PA) research. We sought to establish the current state of the evidence related to implementation of school-based PA models to explore 1) the relationship between implementation and health outcomes, and 2) factors that influence implementation. ...

    journal_title:Preventive medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审

    doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2014.12.034

    authors: Naylor PJ,Nettlefold L,Race D,Hoy C,Ashe MC,Wharf Higgins J,McKay HA

    更新日期:2015-03-01 00:00:00

  • Glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis: pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management.

    abstract::Glucocorticoid-induced bone loss is dose- and duration-related, develops rapidly (within months of therapy), and leads to an increased risk of fractures. Moreover, less than one in four patients prescribed oral glucocorticoids receive any treatment to prevent or treat osteoporosis. The American College of Rheumatology...

    journal_title:Preventive medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审

    doi:10.1016/s0091-7435(02)00019-1

    authors: McIlwain HH

    更新日期:2003-02-01 00:00:00

  • Perceived risk of cancer and practice of cancer prevention behaviors among employees in an oncology center.

    abstract:METHODS:A survey of oncology center employees was conducted to determine those factors associated with perceived risk of cancer and compliance with preventive care guidelines. Five hundred six employees participated in the survey. RESULTS:The average perceived absolute risk of developing cancer in the next 20 years wa...

    journal_title:Preventive medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1006/pmed.1994.1042

    authors: Helzlsouer KJ,Ford DE,Hayward RS,Midzenski M,Perry H

    更新日期:1994-05-01 00:00:00

  • The price of tobacco and its effects on smoking behaviors in Korea: The 2015 Korea Community Health Survey.

    abstract::This study investigated the effects of the price of tobacco on smoking behaviors in Korean adult smokers using a population-based survey. Current smokers or former smokers who quit smoking <1 year prior to the survey were selected from the data of 2015 Korea Community Health Survey (N = 45,686). The effects of the pri...

    journal_title:Preventive medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2019.01.010

    authors: Han MA

    更新日期:2019-03-01 00:00:00

  • Smoking prevalence in Italy 2011 and 2012, with a focus on hand-rolled cigarettes.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To provide updated information on smoking prevalence in Italy, with a focus on type of tobacco product, including hand-rolled (HR) cigarettes. METHOD:Two nationally representative surveys were conducted in 2011 and 2012 in Italy on a total sample of 6167 adults. Information on type of tobacco most frequently...

    journal_title:Preventive medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2013.02.009

    authors: Gallus S,Lugo A,Colombo P,Pacifici R,La Vecchia C

    更新日期:2013-05-01 00:00:00

  • A review of 25 long-term adolescent tobacco and other drug use prevention program evaluations.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Although the initial effectiveness of psychosocial strategies programming in preventing smoking and other drug abuse among adolescents has been well established through literature reviews and meta-analyses, much less evidence exists for the long-term follow-up success of these interventions. The primary goal...

    journal_title:Preventive medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审

    doi:10.1016/s0091-7435(03)00166-x

    authors: Skara S,Sussman S

    更新日期:2003-11-01 00:00:00

  • A healthy lifestyle composite measure: Significance and potential uses.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:Our objective was to create and explore potential uses of a composite "Healthy Lifestyle" measure based on Healthy People 2020 (HP2020) Objectives for behaviors shown to be associated with morbidity and mortality. METHODS:Data were from the 2013 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (N=412,942) on five...

    journal_title:Preventive medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2015.12.005

    authors: Adams ML,Katz DL,Shenson D

    更新日期:2016-03-01 00:00:00

  • Telephone counseling as adjuvant treatment for nicotine replacement therapy in a "real-world" setting.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Physicians prescribing nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), or health plans covering NRT, often want their patients to receive adjuvant behavioral treatment. However, how to do that in a "real world" is unclear. This paper reports results from a public health program that uses proactive telephone counseling a...

    journal_title:Preventive medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1006/pmed.2000.0720

    authors: Zhu SH,Tedeschi G,Anderson CM,Rosbrook B,Byrd M,Johnson CE,Gutiérrez-Terrell E

    更新日期:2000-10-01 00:00:00

  • Smoking and body fatness measurements: a cross-sectional analysis in the EPIC-PANACEA study.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:The present study investigates the cross-sectional relationship between tobacco smoking and body fatness. METHODS:This cross-sectional study consisted of 469,543 men and women who participated in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study between 1992 and 2000 providing ant...

    journal_title:Preventive medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2009.08.009

    authors: Travier N,Agudo A,May AM,Gonzalez C,Luan J,Besson H,Wareham NJ,Slimani N,Rinaldi S,Clavel-Chapelon F,Boutron-Ruault MC,Palli D,Agnoli C,Mattiello A,Tumino R,Vineis P,Rodriguez L,Sanchez MJ,Dorronsoro M,Barricarte A

    更新日期:2009-11-01 00:00:00

  • Burn and earn: a randomized controlled trial incentivizing exercise during fall semester for college first-year students.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To examine the viability of monetary incentives to increase fitness-center use and maintain/improve the Body Mass Indexes (BMIs) of first-year students over the fall semester. METHOD:Randomized-controlled trial with no-treatment and incentive conditions involving 117 first-year students. For 12 weeks, studen...

    journal_title:Preventive medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章,随机对照试验

    doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2012.12.020

    authors: Pope L,Harvey-Berino J

    更新日期:2013-03-01 00:00:00

  • Obesity related metabolic abnormalities: distribution and geographic differences among middle-aged and older Chinese populations.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To investigate geographic differences in obesity related metabolic abnormalities in middle-aged and older Chinese people with different levels of adiposity. METHOD:Data from 3289 individuals aged 50-70 years who participated in a cross-sectional survey in 2005 (1641 from northern [Beijing] and 1648 from sout...

    journal_title:Preventive medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2009.01.004

    authors: Yu Z,Lin X,Haas JD,Franco OH,Rennie KL,Li H,Xu H,Pang X,Liu H,Zhang Z,Zou S,Jiao S,Nutrition and Health of Ageing Population in China Study Research Group.

    更新日期:2009-03-01 00:00:00

  • Predictors of JUUL, other electronic nicotine delivery systems, and combustible tobacco initiation among Texas youth.

    abstract::The objectives of this study were to 1) examine longitudinal predictors of JUUL and other tobacco product initiation, 2) compare these predictors across product type, and 3) describe cross-sectional characteristics of JUUL initiators, among a cohort of Texas adolescents. Analyses were also stratified to examine whethe...

    journal_title:Preventive medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2020.106097

    authors: Case KR,Obinwa UC,Clendennen SL,Perry CL,Harrell MB

    更新日期:2020-09-01 00:00:00

  • Distribution of naloxone for overdose prevention to chronic pain patients.

    abstract::In this commentary, we reflect on the growing opioid overdose epidemic and propose that chronic pain patients prescribed opioids are contributing to growing mortality rates. We advocate for expanding naloxone access and overdose prevention training, which has historically been directed when available to injection drug...

    journal_title:Preventive medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2015.05.016

    authors: Coe MA,Walsh SL

    更新日期:2015-11-01 00:00:00

  • Behavioral lifestyle and mental health status of Japanese factory workers.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Lifestyle factors, sometimes associated with physical health and mortality, have also been known to be associated with mental health status. This study seeks to correlate behavioral lifestyles with major components of mental health among Japanese factory workers. METHOD:We administered the 28-item version o...

    journal_title:Preventive medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1006/pmed.1994.1014

    authors: Ezoe S,Morimoto K

    更新日期:1994-01-01 00:00:00

  • Longitudinal and cross-sectional changes in active commuting to school among Brazilian schoolchildren.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:The objective of the study is to evaluate cross-sectional and longitudinal changes in children's commuting to school in a representative sample of a Brazilian city. METHODS:Two school-based studies were carried out in 2002 (n=2936; 7-10 years old) and 2007 (n=1232; 7-15 years old) in Florianopolis, Brazil. C...

    journal_title:Preventive medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2012.06.023

    authors: Costa FF,Silva KS,Schmoelz CP,Campos VC,de Assis MA

    更新日期:2012-09-01 00:00:00

  • A comparison of nicotine dependence among exclusive E-cigarette and cigarette users in the PATH study.

    abstract::Electronic cigarettes ("e-cigs") have recently gained in popularity, but their health risks, including dependence potential are unclear. This study analyzed the adult database from the Wave 1 Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study, a nationally representative survey of tobacco use in the United State...

    journal_title:Preventive medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2017.04.001

    authors: Liu G,Wasserman E,Kong L,Foulds J

    更新日期:2017-11-01 00:00:00

  • The effectiveness of web-based interventions designed to decrease alcohol consumption--a systematic review.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To review the published literature on the effectiveness of web-based interventions designed to decrease consumption of alcohol and/or prevent alcohol abuse. METHOD:Relevant articles published up to, and including, May 2006 were identified through electronic searches of Medline, PsycInfo, Embase, Cochrane Lib...

    journal_title:Preventive medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审

    doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2008.01.005

    authors: Bewick BM,Trusler K,Barkham M,Hill AJ,Cahill J,Mulhern B

    更新日期:2008-07-01 00:00:00

  • Smokers who fail to identify smoking cessation as a health priority.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Smokers who identified smoking cessation as the primary activity they could undertake to improve their health were compared with smokers who did not identify smoking cessation. Examined factors included personal characteristics, health status, smoking attitudes and behaviors, and social factors. METHODS:Sub...

    journal_title:Preventive medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1006/pmed.1995.1063

    authors: Ratner PA,Johnson JL,Bottorff JL

    更新日期:1995-07-01 00:00:00

  • Calorie-labelling in catering outlets: acceptability and impacts on food sales.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:Obesity is the biggest challenge facing preventive medicine. Calorie-labelling has been suggested as a way of changing the architecture of an 'obesogenic' environment without limiting consumer choice. This study examined the effect of calorie-labelling on sales of food items at catering outlets on a city-cent...

    journal_title:Preventive medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2014.07.027

    authors: Nikolaou CK,Lean ME,Hankey CR

    更新日期:2014-10-01 00:00:00