Drug Alcohol Depend 2021 Jun 20;223:108712. Epub 2021 Apr 20.
Department of Family Medicine & Public Health, UC San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA; Moores Cancer Center, UC San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA.
Introduction: Using the tenets underlying social identity theory and the theory of planned behavior, the current study compared the perceptions, attitudes, and behaviors of e-cigarette users that reported vaping as self-defining ("vapers") compared to users that denied vaping was central to their identity ("non-vapers").
Method: Secondary analyses of data from the 2017-2018 California Student Tobacco Survey were utilized. A weighted, multivariable regression model (N = 82,217) compared the demographic characteristics, beliefs, and behaviors of vapers and non-vapers. Read More