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Tuesday, December 18, 2018


why is there 3 % of 'other reasons' to quit in the red graph when the black graph is for those who replaced cigarettes with vaping?

Hi Robin,

Thanks for your question. Cigarette-Replacers vaped primarily for cigarette-related reasons, meaning that most who endorsed “quit cigarettes” or “cigarettes banned” qualified as a Cigarette-Replacer, but not all. We don’t have data on individual responses, so we can’t know exactly why the analysis sorted participants the way it did. However, it’s likely that the 3% of Other Users you point out endorsed an overall set of reasons more consistent with Other Users than CRs. For example, they could have endorsed a wider range of reasons than CRs.


okay it's still a bit fuzzy. An interesting study though

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