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Recent Publications

J Aging Phys Act. 2017 Jan 17:1-30. [Epub ahead of print]
Authors: Marquez DX, Wilson R, Aguiñaga S, Vásquez P, Fogg L, Yang Z, Wilbur J, Hughes S, Spanbauer C.

Disparities exist between Latinos and non-Latino whites in cognitive function. Dance is... more

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017 Jan 21;14(1)
Authors: Shang C, Huang J, Cheng KW, He Y, Chaloupka FJ.

INTRODUCTION: The Guidelines for the implementation of Article 11 of the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention... more

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017 Jan 10;14(1).
Authors: Shang C, Chaloupka FJ.

Some manufacturers of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) voluntarily carried health warnings in their advertisements. This study... more

BMC Pediatr. 2016 Dec 1;16(1):198.
Authors: Martin MA, Rothschild SK, Lynch E, Christoffel KK, Pagán MM, Rodriguez JL, et al.

Background: The objective of this study was to design and test the feasibility and impact of a community health worker (CHW) intervention for comorbid asthma and obesity.

Methods: Using a proof of concept study design, we collected pre/post outcomes from a single intervention cohort of urban low-income in a single community area. A community-... more

Contemp Clin Trials. 2016 Oct 18;52:20-26.
Authors: Hynes DM, Fischer MJ, Schiffer LA, Gallardo R, Chukwudozie IB, Porter A, Berbaum M, Earheart J,... more

Tob Control. 2016 Oct;25(Suppl 1):i32-i37.
Authors: DeLong H, Chriqui J, Leider J, Chaloupka FJ.

From the open-access manuscript:

Background: Native American tribes, as sovereign nations, are exempt from state tobacco... more

Prev Med. 2016 Oct 3. pii: S0091-7435(16)30305-X.
Authors: Chriqui JF, Leider J, Thrun E, Nicholson LM, Slater SJ.

Can zoning regulations moderate inequities by income in active travel and taking public transit to work?

Dr. Jamie Chriqui led a research team in examining this question using data they... more

Nicotine Tob Res. 2016 Oct;18(10):1973-80.
Authors: Stoklosa M, Drope J, Chaloupka FJ.

INTRODUCTION: Many European Union (EU) Member States have expressed the need for EU legislation to clarify the issue of e-cigarette taxation, but the economic evidence to inform creation... more

Health Serv Outcomes Res Methodol. 2016 Sep;16(3):117-131.
Authors: Hedeker D, Mermelstein RJ, Demirtas H, Berbaum ML.

In health studies, questionnaire items are often scored on an ordinal scale, for example on a Likert scale. For such questionnaires, item response theory (IRT) models provide a useful approach for obtaining summary scores for subjects (i.e., the model's random subject effect... more

Health Place. 2016 Sep 14;42:47-53. [Epub ahead of print]
Authors: Taber DR, Chriqui JF, Quinn CM, Rimkus LM, Chaloupka FJ.

We examined racial/ethnic, socioeconomic, and urban/rural disparities in food policy enactment across different sectors, as well as retail food access, throughout the United States. Policy and retail food store... more