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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
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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 existingExpand
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Association between tobacco plain packaging and Quitline calls: a population‐based, interrupted time‐series analysis
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
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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.
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 studyExpand
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How are tobacco smokers using e‐cigarettes? Patterns of use, reasons for use and places of purchase in New South Wales
Objectives: To explore how and why tobacco smokers and recent quitters in NSW use e‐cigarettes, as well as common places of purchase.
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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 influenceExpand
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Factors influencing reductions in smoking among Australian adolescents.
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. TheExpand
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Plain packaging for tobacco products
Minimising the emotional attachment to a cigarette brand could help smokers quit
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The case for recycling and adapting anti-tobacco mass media campaigns
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 targetExpand
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Smokers respond to anti-tobacco mass media campaigns in NSW by calling the Quitline.
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 relationshipExpand
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