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Involuntary smoking in the restaurant workplace. A review of employee exposure and health effects.
- M. Siegel
- 28 July 1993
Environmental tobacco smoke is a significant occupational health hazard for food-service workers and there may be a 50% increase in lung cancer risk among food- service workers that is in part attributable to tobacco smoke exposure in the workplace.
Electronic cigarettes as a harm reduction strategy for tobacco control: A step forward or a repeat of past mistakes?
Electronic cigarettes show tremendous promise in the fight against tobacco-related morbidity and mortality and by dramatically expanding the potential for harm reduction strategies to achieve substantial health gains, they may fundamentally alter the tobacco harm reduction debate.
The Last Straw? Cigarette Advertising and Realized Market Shares among Youths and Adults, 1979–1993
The authors test the hypotheses that parameters of advertising sensitivity for adolescents are significant and perhaps larger than those for adults. Cigarette brand shares of advertising voice are…
The impact of an antismoking media campaign on progression to established smoking: results of a longitudinal youth study.
The results suggest that the television component of the Massachusetts antismoking media campaign may have reduced the rate of progression to established smoking among young adolescents.
The effectiveness of state-level tobacco control interventions: a review of program implementation and behavioral outcomes.
- M. Siegel
- EconomicsAnnual review of public health
The effectiveness of the statewide tobacco control programs in California, Massachusetts, Arizona, Oregon, and Florida is reviewed and general lessons learned are formulates and recommendations to improve and inform the development and implementation of these and future programs are generated.
The relationship between gun ownership and firearm homicide rates in the United States, 1981-2010.
A negative binomial regression analysis of panel data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Web-Based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting Systems database on gun ownership and firearm homicide rates across all 50 states during 1981 to 2010 found that states with higher rates of gun ownership had disproportionately large numbers of deaths from firearm-related homicides.
Perceived efficacy of e-cigarettes versus nicotine replacement therapy among successful e-cigarette users: a qualitative approach
- Amanda M Barbeau, J. Burda, M. Siegel
- Medicine, PsychologyAddiction Science & Clinical Practice
- 5 March 2013
These findings suggest tobacco control practitioners must pay increased attention to the importance of the behavioral and social components of smoking addiction by addressing these components in addition to nicotine dependence, e-cigarettes appear to help some tobacco smokers transition to a less harmful replacement tool, thereby maintaining cigarette abstinence.
Alcoholic beverage preferences and associated drinking patterns and risk behaviors among high school youth.
Behavior intentions of the public after bans on smoking in restaurants and bars.
It is suggested that smoke-free policies are likely to increase overall patronage of bars and restaurants.