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    • Are State legislatures responding to public opinion when allocating funds for tobacco control programs? 

      Snyder, Angela; Falba, Tracy; Busch, Susan; Sindelar, Jody (Health Promot Pract, 2004-07)
      This study explored the factors associated with state-level allocations to tobacco-control programs. The primary research question was whether public sentiment regarding tobacco control was a significant factor in the states' ...
    • Health events and the smoking cessation of middle aged Americans. 

      Falba, Tracy (J Behav Med, 2005-02)
      This study investigates the effect of serious health events including new diagnoses of heart attacks, strokes, cancers, chronic lung disease, chronic heart failure, diabetes, and heart disease on future smoking status up ...
    • Reduction of quantity smoked predicts future cessation among older smokers. 

      Falba, Tracy; Jofre-Bonet, Mireia; Busch, Susan; Duchovny, Noelia; Sindelar, Jody (Addiction, 2004-01)
      AIM: To examine whether smokers who reduce their quantity of cigarettes smoked between two periods are more or less likely to quit subsequently. STUDY DESIGN: Data come from the Health and Retirement Study, a nationally ...
    • The effect of involuntary job loss on smoking intensity and relapse. 

      Falba, Tracy; Teng, Hsun-Mei; Sindelar, Jody L; Gallo, William T (Addiction, 2005-09)
      AIMS: To assess the impact of involuntary job loss due to plant closure or layoff on relapse to smoking and smoking intensity among older workers. DESIGN, PARTICIPANTS, SAMPLE: Data come from the Health and Retirement Study, ...