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Jennifer Unger, Ph.D.

University of Southern California # of Grants: 6

Grants

Susceptibility to smoking among adolescent never smokers 1998 (Cycle 7) $301,356
Epidemiology New Investigator Awards

Acculturation, media, peers, parents and adolescent smoking 1998 (Cycle 7) $213,511
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Integrated Research Project

Tobacco use among American Indian adolescents in California 2003 (Cycle 12) $368,975
Epidemiology Research Project Awards

Culture and Tobacco Among American Indian Adolescents 2006 (Cycle 15) $824,825
Epidemiology Research Project Awards

Fotonovela to prevent SHS exposure in multiunit housing 2012 (Cycle 21) $795,088
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards

Research to inform public policy re: electronic cigs in CA 2015 (Cycle 24) $173,250
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Special Projects
Publications

Attitudes toward anti-tobacco policy among California youth: associations with smoking status, psychosocial variables, and advocacy actions
Periodical: Health Education Research Index Medicus:
Authors: Unger JB, Rohrbach LA, Cruz TB, Chen X, Johnson CA ART
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Measuring exposure to pro- and anti-tobacco media among adolescents: intercorrelations among measures and associations with smoking status
Periodical: Journal of Health Communication Index Medicus:
Authors: Unger JB, Cruz TB, Schuster D, Flora JA, Johnson CA ART
Yr: 2001 Vol: 6 Nbr: Abs: Pg: 11-29

Ethnic differences in adolescent smoking prevalence in California: are multi-ethnic youth at higher risk?
Periodical: Tobacco Control Index Medicus:
Authors: Unger JB, Palmer PH, Dent CW, Rohrbach LA, Johnson CA ART
Yr: 2000 Vol: 9 Nbr: Abs: Pg: ii9-ii14

Peer influences an susceptibility to smoking among adolescents
Periodical: Substance Use and Misuse Index Medicus:
Authors: Unger JB, Rohrbach LA, Howard-Pitney B, Ritt-Olson A, Mouttapa M ART
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Exposure to and perceived usefulness of school-based tobacco prevention programs: associations with susceptibility to smoking among adolescents
Periodical: Journal of Adolescent Health Index Medicus:
Authors: Huang TTK, Unger JB, Rohrbach LA ART
Yr: 2000 Vol: 27 Nbr: Abs: Pg: 248-254

Acculturation as a risk factor for smoking among Latino and Asian-American adolescents: Evidence for mediation by tobacco-related beliefs and social norms
Periodical: Health Psychology Index Medicus:
Authors: Unger JB, Cruz TB, Chen X, Ribisl K, Rohrbach LA, Johnson CA ART
Yr: 2000 Vol: 19 Nbr: Abs: Pg: 403-410

Ethnic variation in peer influences on adolescent smoking
Periodical: Nicotine and Tobacco Research Index Medicus:
Authors: Unger JB, Rohrbach LA, Cruz TB, et al ART
Yr: 0 Vol: Nbr: Abs: Pg:

Why do adolescents overestimate their peers' smoking prevalence? Correlates of prevalence estimates among California 8th grade students.
Periodical: Journal of Youth and Adolescence Index Medicus:
Authors: Unger JB, Rohrbach LA ART
Yr: 2002 Vol: 31 Nbr: Abs: Pg: 147-153

Perceptions of ceremonial and non-ceremonial uses of tobacco by American Indian adolescents in California.
Periodical: Journal of Adolescent Health Index Medicus:
Authors: Unger JB, Soto C, Baezconde-Garbanati L ART
Yr: 2006 Vol: 38 Nbr: 4 Abs: Pg: 9-16

Family- and peer-related risk and protective factors for tobacco use among American Indian adolescents in California.
Periodical: Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse Index Medicus:
Authors: Unger JB, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Soto C ART
Yr: 2005 Vol: 3 Nbr: Abs: Pg: 1-15