E-cigarette product preferences among Australian young adult e-cigarette users
Michelle I Jongenelis, Caitlin Kameron, Emily Brennan, Daniel Rudaizky, Terry Slevin, Simone Pettigrew
AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH | WILEY | Published : 2018
OBJECTIVE: To assess preferences for e-cigarettes containing nicotine and flavourings among Australian young adult e-cigarette users. METHODS: An online survey was administered to 1,116 young adults (18-25 years), 104 of whom had used an e-cigarette in the last 30 days and were the focus of this study. Among users, 53% also smoked tobacco cigarettes, 27% were non-smokers and 20% had never smoked. RESULTS: Nearly two-thirds (64%) of e-cigarette users preferred nicotine-containing e-cigarettes (71% of smokers, 56% of non-smokers, 55% of never smokers). The vast majority (89%) preferred flavoured e-cigarettes (92% of smokers, 82% of non-smokers, 95% of never smokers), with fruit flavours the mo..View full abstract
Awarded by Western Australian Health Promotion Foundation (Healthway)
This work was supported by the Western Australian Health Promotion Foundation (Healthway), research grant #24335. The funding source had no involvement in study design; in the collection, analysis and interpretation of data; in the writing of the report; and in the decision to submit the article for publication.