Journal article

Longer term impact of cigarette package warnings in Australia compared with the United Kingdom and Canada

Lin Li, Ron Borland, Hua Yong, Kenneth M Cummings, James F Thrasher, Sara C Hitchman, Geoffrey T Fong, David Hammond, Maansi Bansal-Travers

Health Education Research | OXFORD UNIV PRESS | Published : 2015

Abstract

This study examines the effects of different cigarette package warnings in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom up to 5 years post-implementation. The data came from the International Tobacco Control Surveys. Measures included salience of warnings, cognitive responses, forgoing cigarettes and avoiding warnings. Although salience of the UK warnings was higher than the Australian and Canadian pictorial warnings, this did not lead to greater levels of cognitive reactions, forgoing or avoiding. There was no difference in ratings between the Australian and UK warnings for cognitive responses and forgoing, but the Canadian warnings were responded to more strongly. Avoidance of the Australian w..

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Awarded by National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health of the United States


Awarded by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


Awarded by Canadian Institutes of Health Research


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia


Awarded by Cancer Research UK


Awarded by Canadian Tobacco Control Research Initiative


Awarded by NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE


Funding Acknowledgements

National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health of the United States (grant numbers P50 CA111326, P01 CA138389, and R01 CA100362); Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (045734); Canadian Institutes of Health Research (57897, 79551 and 115016); National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (265903 and 450110); Cancer Research UK (C312/A3726); Canadian Tobacco Control Research Initiative (014578); and the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, with additional support from the Propel Centre for Population Health Impact, Canadian Cancer Society, and a Prevention Scientist Award from the Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute.