Electronic Cigarettes (E-Cigs)

Views of Aficionados and Clinical/Public Health Perspectives

J. Foulds; S. Veldheer; A. Berg

Disclosures

Int J Clin Pract. 2011;65(10):1037-1042. 

In This Article

Method

The survey took place during the first 3-hour session of a meeting of electronic cigarette enthusiasts in Philadelphia, USA ('Philly Vapefest, 2011'). The investigator (JF) informed attendees that the aim of the study was to help understand e-cigarette use. Completion of the questionnaire was anonymous, approved by the Institutional Review Board at Penn State Hershey, and involved a 55-item questionnaire covering (i) demographics, (ii) e-cig use history (iii) tobacco use history and (iv) beliefs about e-cigs.

A total of 129 people attended this part of the meeting and 110 questionnaires were handed out. A total of 105 questionnaires were returned, one of which was not included in the data analysis presented here as the participant was not an e-cig user.

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