14 research papers written by our team on smoking cessation and tobacco control were accepted for publication in international peer-reviewed journals in 2019 (in alphabetical order of author list):

  1. Chen J, Ho SY, Leung LT, Wang MP, Lam TH. Adolescent Support for Tobacco Control Policies and Associations with Tobacco Denormalization Beliefs and Harm Perceptions. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 Jan 7;16(1):147. doi: 10.3390/ijerph16010147
  2. Cheung YTD, Cheung Li WH, Wang MP, Lam TH. Delivery of a Nicotine Replacement Therapy Sample at Outdoor Smoking Hotspots for Promoting Quit Attempts: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. Nicotine Tob Res. 2020 Aug 24;22(9):1468-1475. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntz138
  3. Cheung YT, Lam TH, Chan CHH, Ho KS, Fok WYP, Wang MP, Li WHC. Brief handgrip and isometric exercise intervention for smoking cessation: A pilot randomized trial. Addict Behav. 2020 Jan;100:106119. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2019.106119
  4. Cheung YTD, Weng X, Wang MP, Ho SY, Kwong ACS, Lai VWY, Lam TH. Effect of prepaid and promised financial incentive on follow-up survey response in cigarette smokers: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2019 Jul 4;19(1):138. doi: 10.1186/s12874-019-0786-9
  5. Ho SY, Chen J, Leung LT, Mok HY, Wang L, Wang MP, Lam TH. Adolescent Smoking in Hong Kong: Prevalence, Psychosocial Correlates, and Prevention. J Adolesc Health. 2019 Jun;64(6S):S19-S27. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2019.01.003
  6. Ho KY, Li HCW, Lam KKW, Wang MP, Xia W, Ho LKL, Ou YJ, Chan SSC, Lam TH. Quitting trajectories of Chinese women smokers following telephone smoking cessation counselling: A longitudinal study. J Clin Nurs. 2020 Feb;29(3-4):556-566. doi: 10.1111/jocn.15101
  7. Jiang N, Cleland CM, Wang MP, Kwong A, Lai V, Lam TH. Perceptions and use of e-cigarettes among young adults in Hong Kong. BMC Public Health. 2019 Aug 16;19(1):1123. doi: 10.1186/s12889-019-7464-z
  8. Li WHC, Ho KY, Lam KKW, Wang MP, Cheung DYT, Ho LLK, Xia W, Lam TH. A study protocol for a randomised controlled trial evaluating the use of information communication technology (WhatsApp/WeChat) to deliver brief motivational interviewing (i-BMI) in promoting smoking cessation among smokers with chronic diseases. BMC Public Health. 2019 Aug 9;19(1):1083. doi: 10.1186/s12889-019-7417-6
  9. Li WHC, Ho KY, Wang MP, Cheung DYT, Lam KKW, Xia W, Cheung KY, Wong CKH, Chan SSC, Lam TH. Effectiveness of a Brief Self-determination Theory-Based Smoking Cessation Intervention for Smokers at Emergency Departments in Hong Kong: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Intern Med. 2020 Feb 1;180(2):206-214. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.5176
  10. Li WHC, Ho KY, Xia VW, Wang MP, Lam KKW, Chan SSC, Lam TH. Helping hospitalized smokers in Hong Kong quit smoking by understanding their risk perception, behaviour, and attitudes related to smoking. J Adv Nurs. 2019 Oct;75(10):2167-2177. doi: 10.1111/jan.14084
  11. Wang L, Chen J, Ho SY, Leung LT, Wang MP, Lam TH. Exposure to e-cigarette advertising, attitudes, and use susceptibility in adolescents who had never used e-cigarettes or cigarettes. BMC Public Health. 2020 Sep 4;20(1):1349. doi: 10.1186/s12889-020-09422-w
  12. Wang MP, Luk TT, Wu Y, Li WH, Cheung DY, Kwong AC, Lai V, Chan SS, Lam TH. Chat-based instant messaging support integrated with brief interventions for smoking cessation: a community-based, pragmatic, cluster-randomised controlled trial. Lancet Digit Health. 2019 Aug;1(4):e183-e192. doi: 10.1016/S2589-7500(19)30082-2
  13. Wu YS, Wang MP, Ho SY, Li HCW, Cheung YTD, Tabuchi T, Kwong AC, Lai V, Lam TH. Heated tobacco products use in Chinese adults in Hong Kong: a population-based cross-sectional study. Tob Control. 2020 May;29(3):277-281. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2018-054719
  14. Wu YS, Wang MP, Ho SY, Cheung YT, Kwong A, Lai V, Lam TH. Positive perceptions of electronic cigarettes relative to combustible cigarettes are associated with weaker support for endgame policies on combustible cigarettes: A population-based cross-sectional study in Hong Kong. Tob Induc Dis. 2019 Aug 28;17:61. doi: 10.18332/tid/110697