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Pilot investigation of changes in readiness and confidence to quit smoking after E-cigarette experimentation and 1 week of use

1/1/2014 - Nicotine & tobacco research

INTRODUCTION: This study examined changes in smokers’ readiness and confidence to quit smoking, smoking behavior, nicotine withdrawal symptoms, and tobacco product preference following electronic cigarette (EC) experimentation and 1 week of ad libitum use. METHODS: Current cigarette smokers, with no prior use of ECs and uninterested in quitting, completed 3 study phases: baseline assessment (N = 20), experimentation (N = 19), and ad libitum use (N = 16). Baseline assessment consisted of completion of assessment measures and exhaled carbon monoxide measurements. Experimentation phases consisted of four, 75-min sessions in which participants completed assessment measures and sampled 3 EC brands and their own brand of cigarette (OBC). Ad libitum use included participants selecting and being provided their preferred EC brand from the experimentation phase to be used as you want” for 1 week. Outcome measures included readiness and confidence to quit smoking”
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