Factors associated with intentions to use e-cigarettes among Australian young adult non-smokers
Michelle Jongenelis, Emily Brennan, Terry Slevin, Caitlin Kameron, Elizabeth Jardine, Daniel Rudaizky, Simone Pettigrew
DRUG AND ALCOHOL REVIEW | WILEY | Published : 2019
INTRODUCTION AND AIMS: A growing body of evidence suggests e-cigarette use increases the risk of conventional cigarette use. Assessing the factors associated with intentions to use e-cigarettes can inform programs designed to minimise uptake, potentially assisting in preventing a new population of smokers. This study developed and tested a model assessing the importance of various factors that may be associated with intentions to use e-cigarettes among young adults who have never used e-cigarettes or tobacco cigarettes. DESIGN AND METHODS: A web-panel provider recruited 429 Australian 18- to 25-year-olds who had never used e-cigarettes or smoked tobacco cigarettes (56% female, mean age = 21...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.