BMJ E-Cigarette Special Issue of Tobacco Control, December 2017Webmaster TRC
E-Cigarette Special Issue of Tobacco Control, December 2017 : This special issue of Tobacco Control includes 12 studies about e-cigarettes, including two papers on how the tobacco industry is marketing them to youth. Three full articles are available free. E-cigarettes and equity: a systematic review of differences in awareness and use between sociodemographic groups
Abstract : Objective To assess whether electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) awareness, ‘ever use’ and current use vary significantly between different sociodemographic groups.
Design Systematic review. : Data sources Published and unpublished reports identified by searching seven electronic databases (PubMed, MEDLINE, Web of Science, EMBASE, Global Health, PsycINFO, CINAHL Plus) and grey literature sources.
Study selection Systematic search for and appraisal of cross-sectional or longitudinal studies that assessed e-cigarette awareness, ‘ever use’ or current use, and included subgroup analysis of 1 or more PROGRESS Plus sociodemographic groups. No geographical or time restrictions imposed. Assessment by multiple reviewers, with 17% of full articles screened meeting the selection criteria.
E-Cigarette Special Issue of Tobacco Control, December 2017; http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/26/e2