Journal article

Costs of vaping: evidence from ITC Four Country Smoking and Vaping Survey

Kai-Wen Cheng, Ce Shang, Hye Myung Lee, Frank J Chaloupka, Geoffrey T Fong, Ron Borland, Bryan W Heckman, Sara C Hitchman, Richard J O'Connor, David T Levy, K Michael Cummings

TOBACCO CONTROL | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2021

Abstract

STUDY OBJECTIVES: To compare the prices paid for nicotine vaping products (NVPs) and supplies among current NVP users to prices paid for cigarettes among current smokers. DATA: The 2016 International Tobacco Control Four Country Vaping and Smoking Survey (4CV1). Key measures included: (1) self-reported prices paid for reusable NVPs (eg, rechargeable devices with cartridges and tank system devices with e-liquids) in the 3-month period prior to the survey among current NVP users, (2) prices paid for disposable NVPs, cartridges and e-liquids purchased in the last 30 days among current NVP users and (3) self-reported prices paid for cigarettes among current smokers. RESULTS: Disposable NVP price..

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Awarded by US National Cancer Institute


Awarded by Canadian Institutes of Health Research


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia


Awarded by National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) of the National Institutes of Health


Funding Acknowledgements

The ITC Four Country Smoking and Vaping Wave 2 Survey was supported by grants from the US National Cancer Institute (P01 CA200512) and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (FDN-148477). The ITC Australia Project was supported by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (APP1106451). Additional support was provided to BWH by National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) of the National Institutes of Health (K23 DA041616) and to GTF from a Senior Investigator Award from the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research.