E-cigarette use among Welsh teenagers
16 April 2015
New research suggests many adolescents try e-cigarettes, but few become regular users
E-cigarettes are popular with teens, including those who have never smoked, but few of those who try them become regular users, with most of those who do so also being smokers, finds research by the University.
Published in the online journal BMJ Open, the researchers from the Development and Evaluation of Complex Interventions for Public Health Improvement (Decipher), at the University's School of Social Sciences base their findings on the results of two nationally representative surveys of primary and secondary schoolchildren from more than 150 schools, carried out in Wales in 2013 and 2014.