Westat researchers publish on a wide array of topics that further our understanding of the field and focus on improving lives through research. Selected publications that communicate our findings, including books, peer-reviewed articles and technical reports, conference proceedings, and more are presented here.


Kong G., Laestadius L., Vassey J., Majmundar A., Stroup A.M., Meissner H.I., Ben Taleb Z., Cruz T.B., Emery S.L., and Romer D. (2022).

Tobacco promotion restriction policies on social media.

Laestadius L., Vassey J., Kim M., Ozga J., Li D., Stanton C., Wipfli H., and Unger J.B. (2022).

Themes in e-liquid concept names as a marketing tactic: Evidence from Premarket Tobacco Product Applications in the USA.

Ozga J.E., Stroup A.M., Abadi M.H., Cheney M.K., Majmundar A., Garrison K.A., Chen-Sankey J., Shamblen S., Dunlap C., and Stanton C.A. (2022).

E-cigarette marketing expenditures in the U.S. from 2016 to 2021: Targeted media outlets geared toward people who are at increased risk for tobacco use.

Paulin L.M., Halenar M.J., Edwards K.C., Lauten K., Stanton C.A., Taylor K., Hatsukami D., Hyland A., MacKenzie T., Mahoney M.C., Niaura R., Trinidad D., Blanco C., Compton W.M., Gardner L.D., Kimmel H.L., Lauterstein D., Marshall D., and Sargent J.D. (2022).

Association of tobacco product use with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) prevalence and incidence in waves 1 through 5 (2013-2019) of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study.

Strongin R.M., Sharma E., Erythropel H.C., El-Hellani A., Kassem N.O.F., Mikheev V.B., Noël A., Peyton D.H., and Springer M.L. (2022).

Emerging ENDS products and challenges in tobacco control toxicity research.

Kasza K.A., Tang Z., Xiao H., Marshall D., Stanton C., Gross A.L., Jackson K.M., Kelley D., Schroeder M.J., Vivar J.C., and Hyland A. (2022).

National longitudinal tobacco product cessation rates among US adults from the PATH Study: 2013–2019 (waves 1–5).

Chaffee B.W., Lauten K., Sharma E., Everard C.D., Duffy K., Park-Lee E., Taylor E., Tolliver E., Watkins-Bryant T., Iafolla T., Compton W.M., Kimmel H.L., Hyland A., and Silveira M.L. (2022).

Oral health in the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health Study.

Tanski S., Halenar M.J., Edwards K.C., Emond J., Woloshin S., Brunette M., Schwartz L., Taylor K.A., Goniewicz M.L., Niaura R., Anic G., Chen Y., Callahan-Lyon P., Gardner L.D., Thekkudan T., Borek N., Kimmel H.L., Cummings K.M., Hyland A., and Sargent J. (2022).

Tobacco product use and functionally important respiratory symptoms among US adolescents/young adults.

Stanton C.A., Tang Z., Sharma E., Seaman E., Gardner L.D., Silveira M.L., Hatsukami D., Day H.R., Cummings K.M., Goniewicz M.L., Limpert J., Everard C., Bansal-Travers M., Ambrose B., Kimmel H.L., Borek N., Compton W.M., Hyland A.J., and Pearson J.L. (2022).

Predictors of e-cigarette and cigarette use trajectory classes from early adolescence to emerging adulthood across four years (2013-2017) of the PATH Study.

Cooper M., Day H.R., Ren C., Oniyide O., Corey C.G., Ambrose B.K., Cummings K.M., Sargent J., Niaura R., Pierce J.P., Kaufman A., Choi K., Goniewicz M.L., Stanton C.A., Villanti A., Kasza K., Bansal-Travers M., Silveira M.L., Kimmel H.L., Hull L.C., Koblitz A., Poonai K., Paredes A., Taylor K., Borek N., and Hyland A.J. (2022).

Correlates of tobacco product initiation among youth and young adults between waves 1–4 of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study (2013–2018).

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