15 research papers written by our team on smoking cessation and tobacco control were accepted for publication in international peer-reviewed journals in 2018 (in alphabetical order of author list):

  1. Chen J, Ho SY, Leung LT, Wang MP, Lam TH. Tobacco industry denormalization beliefs in Hong Kong adolescents. Nicotine Tob Res. 2019;21(7):949-54. doi: 10.1093/ntr/nty094
  2. Chen J, Ho SY, Leung LT, Wang MP, Lam TH. School-level electronic cigarette use prevalence and student-level tobacco use intention and behaviours. Sci Rep. 2019;9(1):1690. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-38266-z  [full text]
  3. Cheung YTD, Ho SY, Wang MP, Kwong A, Lai V, Lam TH. Pro-smoking responses and attitudes due to point-of-sale tobacco displays in never smokers: A cross-sectional study in Hong Kong. Tob Induc Dis. 2018;16(July):32. doi: 10.18332/tid/92585 [full text]
  4. Chung OK, Li WHC, Ho KY, Kwong ACS, Lai VWY, Wang MP, Lam KKW, Lam TH, Chan SSC. A descriptive study of a Smoke-free Teens Programme to promote smoke-free culture in schools and the community in Hong Kong. BMC Public Health. 2019 Jan 7;19(1):23. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-6318-4
  5. Ho KY, Li HCW, Lam KKW, Chan SSC, Wang MP, Chan VWF, et al. Exploratory study on the relationship between smoking and other risk behaviours among young smokers. J Clin Nurs. 2018;27(13-14):2859-67. doi: 10.1111/jocn.14375
  6. Ho KY, Li WHC, Lam KKW, Wang MP, Xia W, Ho LY, et al. Smoking behaviours of Hong Kong Chinese hospitalised patients and predictors of smoking abstinence after discharge: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open. 2018;8(12):e023965. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023965 [full text]
  7. Ho KY, Li WHC, Lam KKW, Wang MP, Xia W, Ho LY, Ho LLK, Lam TH, Chan SSC. Promoting smoking cessation among community-living female smokers by training smoking cessation and reduction ambassadors. J Public Health (Oxf). 2020 Feb 28;42(1):53-61. doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdy223
  8. Ho KY, Li WH, Wang MP, Lam KKW, Lam TH, Chan SS. Comparison of two approaches in achieving smoking abstinence among patients in an outpatient clinic: a phase 2 randomized controlled trial. Patient Educ Couns. 2018;101(5):885-93. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2018.02.003
  9. Jiang N, Ho SY, Wang MP, Leung LT, Lam TH. Exclusive and concurrent use of cigarettes and alternative tobacco products among Hong Kong adolescents. Tob Prev Cessat. 2018 May 15;4:19. doi: 10.18332/tpc/90659.
  10. Luk TT, Li WH, Cheung DYT, Wong SW, Kwong A, Lai V, et al. Chat-based instant messaging support combined with brief smoking cessation interventions for Chinese community smokers in Hong Kong: Rationale and study protocol for a pragmatic, cluster-randomized controlled trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2019;77:70-5. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2018.12.013
  11. Luk TT, Wang MP, Shen C, Wan A, Chau PH, Oliffe J, et al. Short version of the Smartphone Addiction Scale in Chinese adults: Psychometric properties, sociodemographic, and health behavioral correlates. J Behav Addict. 2018;7(4):1157-65. doi: 10.1556/2006.7.2018.105 [full text]
  12. Luk TT, Wang MP, Suen YN, Koh DS-q, Lam TH, Chan SSC. Early childhood exposure to secondhand smoke and behavioural problems in preschoolers. Sci Rep. 2018;8(1):15434. doi:  10.1038/s41598-018-33829-6 [full text]
  13. Luk TT, Wong SW, Lee JJ, Chan SS, Lam TH, Wang MP. Exploring community smokers’ perspectives for developing a chat-based smoking cessation intervention delivered through mobile instant messaging: qualitative study. JMIR MHealth UHealth. 2019;7(1):e11954. doi: 10.2196/11954 [full text]
  14. Weng X, Wang MP, Suen YN, Li WHC, Wu Y, Cheung DYT, et al. Comparing different intensities of active referral to smoking cessation services in promoting smoking cessation among community smokers: a study protocol of a cluster randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health. 2018;18(1):830. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-5782-1 [full text]
  15. Wu SYD, Wang MP, Li WH, Kwong AC, Lai VW, Lam TH. Does Electronic Cigarette Use Predict Abstinence from Conventional Cigarettes among Smokers in Hong Kong? Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018;15(3):400. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15030400 [full text]