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Electronic nicotine delivery systems: international tobacco control four-country survey.
Patterns of ENDS awareness, use, and product-associated beliefs among current and former smokers in four countries suggest that ENDS may have the potential to serve as a cessation aid. Expand
Impact of graphic and text warnings on cigarette packs: findings from four countries over five years
Australia’s new health warnings increased reactions that are prospectively predictive of cessation activity and support arguments for governments to exceed minimum FCTC requirements on warnings. Expand
Mediational pathways of the impact of cigarette warning labels on quit attempts.
Health warning labels seem to influence future quitting attempts primarily through their ability to stimulate thoughts about the risks of smoking, which in turn help to raise smoking-related health concerns, which lead to stronger intentions to quit, a known key predictor of future quit attempts for smokers. Expand
Impact of Tobacco-Related Health Warning Labels across Socioeconomic, Race and Ethnic Groups: Results from a Randomized Web-Based Experiment
Evaluating the potential impact of pictorial warning labels among U.S. adult smokers from diverse racial/ethnic and socioeconomic subgroups suggests that the greater impact of the pictorialwarning label compared to the text-only warning is consistent across diverseracial/ ethnic and socioeconomic populations. Expand
Colorectal cancer screening among individuals with and without a family history.
Despite higher screening rates among individuals with FDR+s, interventions may need to target this high-risk group to increase compliance with CRC screening recommendations. Expand
Prevalence of vaping and smoking among adolescents in Canada, England, and the United States: repeat national cross sectional surveys
The prevalence of vaping increased in Canada and the US, as did smoking in Canada, with little change in England between 2017 and 2018, and the rapidly evolving vaping market and emergence of nicotine salt based products warrant close monitoring. Expand
Perceived effectiveness of pictorial health warnings among Mexican youth and adults: a population-level intervention with potential to reduce tobacco-related inequities
Graphic depictions of disease were perceived by youth and adults as the most effective warning theme, and perceptions of warnings were generally similar across socio-demographic groups. Expand
Water pipe tobacco smoking in the United States: findings from the National Adult Tobacco Survey.
Water pipe tobacco smoking is now common among young adults in the US and high in regions where cigarette smoking prevalence is the lowest and smoke-free policies have a longer history. Expand
Scripted messages delivered by nurses and radio changed beliefs, attitudes, intentions, and behaviors regarding infant and young child feeding in Mexico.
Evidence is provided that a targeted communication strategy using a scalable model significantly improves infant and young child feeding (IYCF) and Beliefs, attitudes, and intention about IYCF significantly improved in the intervention communities compared with control. Expand
Electronic Nicotine Delivery System
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