Journal article

Prevalence and attributes of roll-your-own smokers in the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey.

D Young, R Borland, D Hammond, KM Cummings, E Devlin, H-H Yong, RJ O'Connnor, undefined ITC Collaboration

Tob Control | Published : 2006

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Roll-your-own (RYO) cigarettes are often substantially less expensive than factory made (FM) cigarettes, and appear to be increasing in popularity-perhaps because smokers seek out less expensive options to maintain their nicotine addiction. There is surprisingly little research available on the actual prevalence of RYO cigarette usage, and even less on the attributes of those who smoke RYO cigarettes. OBJECTIVES: This study has two objectives: (1) to compare the prevalence of RYO versus FM cigarette usage among adult smokers in Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States; and (2) to compare the attributes of exclusive FM smokers, exclusive RYO smokers, and those ..

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