Journal article

Methods of the ITC Four Country Smoking and Vaping Survey, wave 1 (2016)

Mary E Thompson, Geoffrey T Fong, Christian Boudreau, Pete Driezen, Grace Li, Shannon Gravely, K Michael Cummings, Bryan W Heckman, Richard O'Connor, James F Thrasher, Georges Nahhas, Ron Borland, Hua-Hie Yong, Ann McNeill, Sara C Hitchman, Anne CK Quah

Addiction | WILEY | Published : 2019

Abstract

AIM: To describe the methods of the 2016 International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Smoking and Vaping (4CV) Survey, conducted in 2016 in Australia (AU), Canada (CA), England (EN) and the United States (US). METHODS: The respondents were cigarette smokers, former smokers (quit within the previous 2 years), and at-least-weekly vapers, aged 18 years and older. Eligible cohort members from the ITC Four Country Survey (4C) were retained. New respondents were sampled by commercial firms from their panels. Where possible, ages 18-24 and vapers were oversampled. Data were collected online, and respondents were remunerated. Survey weights were calibrated to benchmarks from nationally represent..

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