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dc.contributor.authorYang, Bo
dc.contributor.authorOwusu, Daniel
dc.contributor.authorPopova, Lucy
dc.date.accessioned2020-03-25T17:58:06Z
dc.date.available2020-03-25T17:58:06Z
dc.date.issued2019-12-23
dc.identifier.citationYang, B.; Owusu, D.; Popova, L. Effects of a Nicotine Fact Sheet on Perceived Risk of Nicotine and E-Cigarettes and Intentions to Seek Information About and Use E-Cigarettes. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2020, 17, 131.en_US
dc.identifier.issn1661-7827
dc.identifier.pmid31878111
dc.identifier.doi10.3390/ijerph17010131
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/638063
dc.description.abstractWe examined how a nicotine fact sheet influenced smokers' beliefs about nicotine and electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), a potentially less harmful alternative to conventional cigarettes. In an exploratory online experiment, 756 US adult current and recent former smokers (quit in the past 2 years) were randomized to view a nicotine fact sheet or control messages (bottled water ads). Effects of the nicotine fact sheet on perceived nicotine addictiveness, nicotine risk, comparative risk of e-cigarettes, and dual use intentions were analyzed using log-Poisson regression with robust error. Linear regression analyzed effects on perceived absolute risk and switching and information seeking intentions about e-cigarettes. Compared to control, the nicotine fact sheet doubled the probability of disagreeing that nicotine is the main cause of smoking-related disease (26.2% vs. 12.7%, RR = 2.06, 95% CI = 1.51, 2.82, p < 0.001). However, nearly three quarters of participants viewing the nicotine fact sheet still thought that nicotine is the main cause of smoking-related disease. The nicotine fact sheet increased smokers' intentions to seek information about e-cigarettes (b = 0.45, 95% CI = 0.15, 0.74, p = 0.003). We did not find evidence suggesting unintended consequences of the nicotine fact sheet on smokers' e-cigarettes risk perceptions or use intentions (e.g., increased dual use intentions or reduced absolute e-cigarette risk perception).en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherMDPIen_US
dc.rightsCopyright © 2019 by the authors. Licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).en_US
dc.subjecte-cigarettesen_US
dc.subjectnicotine communicationen_US
dc.subjectnicotine educationen_US
dc.subjectnicotine misperceptionen_US
dc.titleEffects of a Nicotine Fact Sheet on Perceived Risk of Nicotine and E-Cigarettes and Intentions to Seek Information About and Use E-Cigarettesen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.typeOtheren_US
dc.contributor.departmentUniv Arizona, Dept Communen_US
dc.identifier.journalINTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTHen_US
dc.description.noteOpen access journalen_US
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dc.eprint.versionFinal published versionen_US
dc.source.journaltitleInternational journal of environmental research and public health
dc.source.volume17
dc.source.issue1
refterms.dateFOA2020-03-25T17:58:07Z
dc.source.countryInternational
dc.source.countryInternational
dc.source.countrySwitzerland


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