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What factors are associated with current smokers using or stopping e-cigarette use?

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)139-143
Number of pages5
JournalDrug and alcohol dependence
Early online date14 Feb 2017
Accepted/In press8 Jan 2017
E-pub ahead of print14 Feb 2017
Published1 Apr 2017


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Background While some smokers use e-cigarettes and stop smoking, a substantial proportion try e-cigarettes and later discontinue or use them concurrently with smoking (current dual users). The aim was to assess factors associated with ongoing e-cigarette use and discontinuation among smokers. Methods Secondary analysis of data of 1489 currently smoking adults, 18 and above, from a GB population-based online survey conducted in March 2016. A multivariable logistic regression assessed motivation to stop smoking among never e-cigarette users, past triers (

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