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Eugene C. Fitzhugh

  • Public Health Education, UNCG
  • (336) 334-5532
  • 437 HHP Building

There are 13 included publications by Eugene C. Fitzhugh :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Application of odds ratios and logistic models in epidemiology and medical research 1995 3128 Many researchers in the health field use the chi-square statistic to identify associations between variables. This edition of research notes will demonstrate that the odds ratio may be a preferred analysis to yield more useful and meaningful results....
Attitudes and beliefs of adolescent experimental smokers: A smoking prevention perspective 1996 1027 The study examined the relationships of smoking-related beliefs and attitudes and smoking status with a focus on experimental smoking. The sample included 9,774 adolescents who participated in the 1988-89 Teenage Attitudes and Practices Survey (TAPS)...
Evaluation of a medical self-care program in a hospital setting. 1993 331 Medical self-care programs have captured the attention of health promotion professionals, especially within worksite settings. The basic premise of medical self-care is that if employees or clients can be taught to make responsible and informed decis...
Influence of living arrangements on dietary adequacy for U.S. elderly: 1987-88 nationwide food consumption survey 1993 351 Research has suggested that elderly people who live with someone have better dietary adequacy, thus illustrating the important role of social interaction. This study evaluated the differences in dietary adequacy between independent and non-independen...
The Midfield high school safety belt incentive program 1992 448 An incentive program was implemented by Midfield High School of suburban Birmingham, AL, to encourage the use of safety belts among teenage drivers. This was undertaken to minimize mortality due to vehicular accidents. The school community, city coun...
Physiological Sensations of Initial Smoking in the Development Of Regular Smoking Behavior 1995 401 This study examined the relationships between adolescents' physiological sensations of smoking during initiation and early experience. For a national sample of a birth cohort of 2,043 adolescents, ages 15 to 22 years at the follow-up, variables of in...
Predicting smoking status by symptoms of depression for U.S. adolescents 1994 427 This study examined the predictive relationships between adolescents' smoking and symptoms of depression. A national sample of 6,900 adolescents, ages 14 to 18 years, were selected for analysis. Variables of interest included measures for smoking sta...
Prospective social-psychological factors of adolescent smoking progression 1999 1227 Purpose: To evaluate the ability of social-psychological risk factors to predict adolescent smoking behavior. Methods: Nonsmoking adolescents (n = 4032) who participated in the 1989 and 1993 Teenage Attitudes and Practices Surveys (TAPS I) were sele...
A risk-rated approach to a worksite health promotion needs assessment 1993 413 There is a growing concern within worksite health promotion related to low participation rates in health promotion programs targeted for at-risk employees.1-4 This concern is warranted because the success of these worksite programs, to a large degree...
School dropouts’ attitudes and beliefs about smoking 1998 484 The purpose of this study was to examine the association of beliefs and attitude related to smoking and smoking behavior among school dropouts in a national sample (weighted N= 492,352). The self-reported smoking rate for school dropouts was 58.3%. T...
Tobacco use among school adolescents: National sociodemographic risk profiles 1998 486 This article examines sociodemographic risk and smoking and smokeless tobacco use among a national sample of school-based adolescents who participated in the 1993 Teenage Attitudes and Practices Survey. Findings show that six sociodemographic factors...
Towards standard measures in health assessment 1992 403 key component in the design, implementation, and evaluation of health education and health promotion programs is the measurement of health characteristics and practices. These measures can be used as baseline data points and subsequently as a means b...
A worksite health promotion model for public schools 1996 591 Over the past several decades worksite-based health promotion efforts have slowly evolved. Although there are no standard program components common to all corporate programs, it is generally accepted that comprehensive, effective health promotion pro...