Tingting Yao, PhD

Assistant Professor
Institute for Health & Aging
+1 415 502-5200

Dr. Yao's research focuses on the economic impact of tobacco products and marijuana. Her current studies include estimating the impact of price on the demand for cigarettes and e-cigarettes and for cigarettes and marijuana. Her previous research include estimating the impact of price on the demand for cigarettes and the economic costs of secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure in U.S. and China. She also analyzed cigarette purchasing behaviors among smokers in China.

Publications: 

Healthcare Costs of Secondhand Smoke Exposure at Home for U.S. Children.

American journal of preventive medicine

Yao T, Sung HY, Wang Y, Lightwood J, Max W

Healthcare Utilization and Expenditures Attributable to Smokeless Tobacco Use among US Adults.

Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco

Wang Y, Sung HY, Lightwood J, Chaffee BW, Yao T, Max W

Polytobacco Use and Nicotine Dependence Symptoms Among US Adults, 2012-2014.

Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco

Sung HY, Wang Y, Yao T, Lightwood J, Max W

Effects of cigarette prices on intention to quit, quit attempts, and successful cessation among African American smokers.

Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco

Keeler C, Max W, Yerger VB, Yao T, Wang Y, Ong MK, Sung HY

Infrequent and Frequent Nondaily Smokers and Daily Smokers: Their Characteristics and Other Tobacco Use Patterns.

Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco

Wang Y, Sung HY, Yao T, Lightwood J, Max W

Health Care Utilization and Expenditures Attributable to Cigar Smoking Among US Adults, 2000-2015.

Public health reports (Washington, D.C. : 1974)

Wang Y, Sung HY, Yao T, Lightwood J, Max W

Healthcare costs attributable to secondhand smoke exposure at home for U.S. adults.

Tobacco induced diseases

Tingting Yao, Hai-Yen Sung, Yingning Wang, James Lightwood, Wendy Max

Healthcare costs attributable to secondhand smoke exposure at home for U.S. adults.

Preventive medicine

Yao T, Sung HY, Wang Y, Lightwood J, Max W

Relationship between spending on electronic cigarettes, 30-day use, and disease symptoms among current adult cigarette smokers in the U.S.

PloS one

Yao T, Max W, Sung HY, Glantz SA, Goldberg RL, Wang JB, Wang Y, Lightwood J, Cataldo J

The Association of Menthol Cigarette Use With Quit Attempts, Successful Cessation, and Intention to Quit Across Racial/Ethnic Groups in the United States.

Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco

Keeler C, Max W, Yerger V, Yao T, Ong MK, Sung HY

Responsiveness to cigarette prices by different racial/ethnic groups of US adults.

Tobacco control

Yao T, Ong MK, Max W, Keeler C, Wang Y, Yerger VB, Sung HY

Polytobacco Use of Cigarettes, Cigars, Chewing Tobacco, and Snuff Among US Adults.

Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco

Sung HY, Wang Y, Yao T, Lightwood J, Max W

A content analysis of electronic cigarette manufacturer websites in China.

Tobacco control

Yao T, Jiang N, Grana R, Ling PM, Glantz SA

The healthcare costs of secondhand smoke exposure in rural China.

Tobacco control

Yao T, Sung HY, Mao Z, Hu TW, Max W

Determinants of smoking-induced deprivation in China.

Tobacco control

Yao T, Huang J, Sung HY, Ong MK, Mao Z, Jiang Y, Fong GT, Max W

Who purchases cigarettes from cheaper sources in China? Findings from the ITC China Survey.

Tobacco control

Yao T, Huang J, Sung HY, Ong MK, Mao Z, Jiang Y, Fong GT, Max W

Secondhand smoke exposure at home in rural China.

Cancer causes & control : CCC

Yao T, Sung HY, Mao Z, Hu TW, Max W

Smoking knowledge, attitudes, behavior, and associated factors among Chinese male surgeons.

World journal of surgery

Yao T, Ong M, Lee A, Jiang Y, Mao Z

[Interventions on the exposure of non-smoking pregnant women to passive smoking].

Sichuan da xue xue bao. Yi xue ban = Journal of Sichuan University. Medical science edition

Yao TT, Chen XY, Hu DW, Mao ZZ