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Differences in cancer awareness and beliefs between Australia, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and the UK (the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership): do they contribute to differences in…
Background:There are wide international differences in 1-year cancer survival. The UK and Denmark perform poorly compared with other high-income countries with similar health care systems: Australia,… Expand
An international measure of awareness and beliefs about cancer: development and testing of the ABC
Objectives To develop an internationally validated measure of cancer awareness and beliefs; the awareness and beliefs about cancer (ABC) measure. Design and setting Items modified from existing… Expand
Association between tobacco plain packaging and Quitline calls: a population‐based, interrupted time‐series analysis
- J. Young, Ingrid Stacey, T. Dobbins, Sally M. Dunlop, A. Dessaix, D. Currow
- The Medical journal of Australia
- 1 January 2014
Objectives: To investigate whether the introduction of tobacco plain packaging in Australia from 1 October 2012 was associated with a change in the number of calls to the smoking cessation helpline,… Expand
Out of Sight and Out of Mind? Evaluating the Impact of Point-of-Sale Tobacco Display Bans on Smoking-Related Beliefs and Behaviors in a Sample of Australian Adolescents and Young Adults.
- Sally M. Dunlop, J. Kite, +7 authors D. Currow
- Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of…
- 1 July 2015
INTRODUCTION The Australian states of New South Wales (NSW) and Queensland implemented bans on tobacco pack displays at point-of-sale (PoS) in July 2010 and November 2011, respectively. This study… Expand
How are tobacco smokers using e‐cigarettes? Patterns of use, reasons for use and places of purchase in New South Wales
- Sally M. Dunlop, Claudine Lyons, A. Dessaix, D. Currow
- The Medical journal of Australia
- 1 May 2016
Objectives: To explore how and why tobacco smokers and recent quitters in NSW use e‐cigarettes, as well as common places of purchase.
Exposure to the 'Dark Side of Tanning' skin cancer prevention mass media campaign and its association with tanning attitudes in New South Wales, Australia.
Melanoma is the most common cancer among 15- to 29-year-olds in Australia, with rates increasing with age. The 'Dark Side of Tanning' (DSOT) mass media campaign was developed in 2007 to influence… Expand
Factors influencing reductions in smoking among Australian adolescents.
- A. Dessaix, Audrey K Maag, Jeanie McKenzie, D. Currow
- Public health research & practice
- 28 January 2016
A continued increase in the proportion of adolescents who never smoke, as well as an understanding of factors that influence reductions in smoking among this susceptible population, is crucial. The… Expand
Plain packaging for tobacco products
Minimising the emotional attachment to a cigarette brand could help smokers quit
The case for recycling and adapting anti-tobacco mass media campaigns
- Trish Cotter, D. Perez, S. Dunlop, W. Hung, A. Dessaix, J. Bishop
- Tobacco Control
- 18 September 2010
Effective mass media campaigns are hard to come by. A delicate blend of art and science is required to ensure content is technically accurate as well as being creatively engaging for the target… Expand
Smokers respond to anti-tobacco mass media campaigns in NSW by calling the Quitline.
- Trish Cotter, D. Perez, A. Dessaix, J. Bishop
- New South Wales public health bulletin
- 21 May 2008
OBJECTIVE One aim of the anti-tobacco mass media campaigns in NSW is to increase the numbers of smokers calling the Quitline to seek assistance to quit. METHODS Investigation of the relationship… Expand