What is it about?

Behavioral economics experiment to elicit preferences of smokers and nonsmokers in the U.S.

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Why is it important?

Vaping may be a harm reduction measure for tobacco smokers, but there is a risk to initiate vaping by nonsmokers.


Public Health needs to make evidence-based decisions when balancing risks of smoking and vaping.

Gilda Zarate-Gonzalez
University of California Merced

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This page is a summary of: Will tobacco price increases lead more people who smoke to vape? The results from a discrete choice experiment amongst U.S. adults, BMC Public Health, November 2023, Springer Science + Business Media,
DOI: 10.1186/s12889-023-17094-5.
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