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RISK FACTORS FOR E-CIGARETTE

SMOKING AMONG THE VAPE


SHOP CUSTOMERS IN
ZAMBOANGA CITY

KHADKA MILAN
Candidate
Master of Public Health
March 21, 2018
Background of the study
• E-cigarettes are devices that vaporize liquid
typically comprising nicotine, propylene
glycol, glycerine and flavourings.
• E-cigarettes are now the most commonly
used tobacco products among youth.
• E-cigarette is associated with the use of
other tobacco products including
combustible tobacco.
• 70% adult smokers in Philippines see e-
cigarette as alternative to tobacco product.
• E-cigarette is not a proven nicotine
replacement therapy and according to WHO
there is no scientific evidence to conform the
product’s safety and efficacy.
Statement of the problem
• Why do people use e-cigarette and what is the
profile of e-cigarette smokers?
Objectives
• General Objective
General objective of the study is to
determine the risk factors associated to e-
cigarette smoking among the vape shop
customers in Zamboanga City.
• Specific Objectives
1.To determine the profile of e-cigarette
smoking customers of vape shop.
2.To determine the risk factors for vaping
among the vape shop customers.
Significance of the study
• This study will determine the risk factors of
vaping.
• This study hopes that through this public health
educators will be aware about the e-cigarette
smoking problem and subsequently be
challenged to see vaping as a public health issue.
Conceptual Framework

E-cigarette Addiction
vulnerable and lung
smoker
diseases
Methodology
Sampling • Consecutive
sampling
Design • Case control study design and
• Sample size of 126,
sample with 63 cases and
size 63 control.
• Survey tool will
• Three vape shops be formulated
Setting of Zamboanga Research
after focused
city. instrument
group discussion
and pre-test
• For case- vape shop
customers who are
actively vaping • Multivariate
Respondents Data
analysis using
• For control- people analysis
who do not smoke logistic regression
e-cigarette
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