Journal article

Barriers and facilitators to switching from smoking to vaping: Advice from vapers

Kylie Morphett, Megan Weier, Ron Borland, Hua-Hie Yong, Coral Gartner

Drug and Alcohol Review | WILEY | Published : 2019

Abstract

INTRODUCTION AND AIMS: Information available to consumers about nicotine vaping products varies according to the regulatory environment. A common information source in Australia, where nicotine vaping products are highly regulated, is advice from vapers. The aim of this study was to report on what advice current vapers would give to someone new to vaping. DESIGN AND METHODS: Australian vapers were recruited in 2016 via the International Tobacco Control Four-Country Smoking and Vaping survey of smokers and ex-smokers, as well as a separate recruitment process that targeted vapers. A total of 384 of 559 eligible participants responded to an open-ended question about barriers to switching from ..

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Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

We would like to thank the participants who responded to the survey. This project is funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (GNT1106451). Associate Professor Coral Gartner was supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council Career Development Fellowship (GNT1061978). Thanks to Dr. Cheneal Puljevic for helpful comments on the manuscript.