Disparities in Receipt of Advice to Quit Smoking From Health Care Providers: 2010 National Health Interview Survey

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Daneshh, Paskett, and Ferketich discuss how the prevalence rates of healthcare provider delivered advice and how the characteristics of individuals who receive advice from other health care providers such as physicians and dentists. The data utilized in this study was obtained...

State Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Mortality Patterns in the United States

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Naishadham, Lansdrop-Vogelaar, Siegel, Cokkinides, and Jemal look at different U.S. States to determine their colorectal cancer mortality rates starting from the year 1990-2007. The investigators utilized age-standardized colorectal cancer death rates using joinpoint regression....

Smoking, social class, and gender: what can public health learn from the tobacco industry about disparities in smoking?

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Barbeau, Leavy-Sperounis and Balbach in this article talk about how tobacco companies tend to utilize demographics such as social class, gender, race, education to market cigarettes here in the United States. The methods utilized by these authors consisted of conducting online...