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Tobacco industry denormalisation (TID) seeks to expose the industry's misconducts. Research on TID beliefs, meaning negative attitudes towards the tobacco industry (TI), may inform TID programmes, but was limited to western populations. We investigated TID beliefs and their association with smoking and sociodemographic characteristics in Hong Kong adolescents.
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Name: Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco
This study investigated the incidence of remission from probable depression among adolescents in Hong Kong. Remissions were defined as having Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale (CESD)...
In Asia, few reports are available on the outcomes for living renal donors. We report the short- and long-term clinical outcomes of individuals following living donor nephrectomy in Hong Kong.
To establish a set of consensus statements to facilitate physician management strategies for patients with metastatic prostate cancer (mPC) in Hong Kong.
Influenza A(H3N2) viruses circulated for 12 consecutive months in Hong Kong in 2016-2017, peaking in late June and July 2017. The objective of our study was to estimate the effectiveness of influenza ...
Early childhood caries (ECC) was prevalent in Hong Kong. Children with ECC risk should be identified early for prevention. This study aimed to identify common risk factors of ECC in Hong Kong 3-year-o...
The study aims to test the effect a smartphone-based intervention on primary school students and their parents' attitudes towards tobacco industry and their tobacco-related communications.
This study will examine the effectiveness of a social norms campaign in correcting smoking misperceptions, reducing smoking susceptibility and changing smoking-related behaviours in Hong K...
The objectives of this policy-related survey are as follows: i. to study updated trend and prevalence on secondhand smoke, smoking-attributed health effects, cessation services; ii. to in...
Spinocerebellar ataxias (SCA) 1, 2, 3 and 6 are the most common, autosomal dominantly inherited cerebellar degenerations. And in the Chinese population, the most common SCA is SCA3 and the...
Hypothesis: There is a high rate of glucose intolerance among Hong Kong Chinese. The investigators plan to screen Hong Kong Chinese from the community with oral glucose tolerance test (OG...
The former British crown colony located off the southeast coast of China, comprised of Hong Kong Island, Kowloon Peninsula, and New Territories. The three sites were ceded to the British by the Chinese respectively in 1841, 1860, and 1898. Hong Kong reverted to China in July 1997. The name represents the Cantonese pronunciation of the Chinese xianggang, fragrant port, from xiang, perfume and gang, port or harbor, with reference to its currents sweetened by fresh water from a river west of it.
The aggregate business enterprise of agriculture, manufacture, and distribution related to tobacco and tobacco-derived products.
A geographic area of east and southeast Asia encompassing CHINA; HONG KONG; JAPAN; KOREA; MACAO; MONGOLIA; and TAIWAN.
A subtype of INFLUENZA A VIRUS comprised of the surface proteins hemagglutinin 3 and neuraminidase 2. The H3N2 subtype was responsible for the Hong Kong flu pandemic of 1968.
Tobacco used to the detriment of a person's health or social functioning. Tobacco dependence is included.