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Protocol - Flavor Preference - e-cigarettes - Youth

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This section will be completed when reviewed by an Expert Review Panel.

Availability:

Publicly available

Description:

This is a 5-item youth questionnaire to determine flavor preference when using e-cigarettes.

Protocol:

1. Was the first e-cigarette you used flavored to taste like menthol, mint, clove, spice, fruit, chocolate, alcoholic drinks, candy or other sweets?

[] 1 Yes

[] 2 No

[] -8 Don’t Know

[] -7 Refused

2. What flavor was that first e-cigarette? If multiple flavors were mixed together, choose all that apply.

[] 1 Menthol or mint

[] 2 Clove or spice

[] 3 Fruit

[] 4 Chocolate

[] 5 An alcoholic drink (such as wine, cognac, margarita or other cocktails)

[] 6 Candy or other sweets

[] 7 Some other flavor

[] -8 Don’t Know

[] -7 Refused

3. In the past 30 days, [were/was] any of the [ECIGFILL2]* you used flavored to taste like menthol, mint, clove, spice, fruit, chocolate, alcoholic drinks, candy or other sweets?

[] 1 Yes

[] 2 No

[] -8 Don’t Know

[] -7 Refused

4. Which flavors have you used in the past 30 days? Choose all that apply.

[] 1 Menthol or mint

[] 2 Clove or spice

[] 3 Fruit

[] 4 Chocolate

[] 5 An alcoholic drink (such as wine, cognac, margarita or other cocktails)

[] 6 Candy or other sweets

[] 7 Some other flavor

[] -8 Don’t Know

[] -7 Refused

5. Some e-cigarettes come in flavors like menthol, mint, clove, spice, fruit, chocolate, alcoholic drinks, candy or other sweets. Are flavored e-cigarettes easier to use, about the same, or harder to use than unflavored e-cigarettes?

[] 1 Easier to use

[] 2 About the same

[] 3 Harder to use

[] -8 Don’t Know

[] -7 Refused

Personnel and Training Required

None

Equipment Needs

None

Requirements

Requirement CategoryRequired
Average time of greater than 15 minutes in an unaffected individualNo
Major equipmentNo
Specialized requirements for biospecimen collectionNo
Specialized trainingNo

Mode of Administration

Self-administered

Life Stage:

Adolescent

Specific Instructions:

Determine age and e-cigarette smoking status prior to administration.

*ECIGFILL = e-cigarettes, e-cigarette cartridges, e-liquid (depends on what type of e-cigarette participant endorsed using)

Although this question only asks about the use of cigarettes, the Biobehavioral Working Group feels that these questions can be asked about other tobacco products including e-cigarettes, hookah, and snuff. Specify each product you are looking for (e.g., cigarettes, cigars [large cigars, cigarillos, and little filtered cigars], pipes, hookah, e-cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, dissolvables, bidis, and kreteks).

Research Domain Information

Release Date:

February 20, 2015

Definition

These questions ask about flavor preference in e-cigarette use in adults and youth.

Purpose

To determine flavor preferences among adults and youth using e-cigarettes.

Selection Rationale

These items are from the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Wave 2 survey and are validated measures of youth flavor e-cigarette preferences.

Language

English

Standards

StandardNameIDSource
Common Data Elements (CDE)Tobacco Use Youth e-cigarette Flavor Preference questionnaire Assessment Text4719204CDE Browser

Process and Review

This section will be completed when reviewed by an Expert Review Panel.

Source

Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study, Youth Extended Interview

June 18, 2013

www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAICList?ref_nbr=201307-0925-001

General References

Grana, R. A., & Ling, P. M (2014). "Smoking revolution": A content analysis of electronic cigarette retail websites. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 46(4), 395-403. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2013.12.010.

Protocol ID:

720602

Variables:

Export Variables
Variable NameVariable IDVariable DescriptionVersiondbGaP Mapping
PX720602_First_Ecig_Flavor_IndicatorPX720602100000Was the first e-cigarette you used flavored to taste like menthol, mint, clove, spice, fruit, chocolate, alcoholic drinks, candy or other sweets?4N/A
PX720602_First_Ecig_Flavor_ChoicePX720602200000What flavor was that first e-cigarette? If multiple flavors were mixed together, choose all that apply.4N/A
PX720602_30_Days_Ecig_Flavor_IndicatorPX720602300000In the past 30 days, [were/was] any of the [ECIGFILL2]* you used flavored to taste like menthol, mint, clove, spice, fruit, chocolate, alcoholic drinks, candy or other sweets?4N/A
PX720602_30_Days_Ecig_Flavor_ChoicePX720602400000Which flavors have you used in the past 30 days? Choose all that apply.4N/A
PX720602_Ecig_Flavor_Ease_Of_UsePX720602500000Some e-cigarettes come in flavors like menthol, mint, clove, spice, fruit, chocolate, alcoholic drinks, candy or other sweets. Are flavored e-cigarettes easier to use, about the same, or harder to use than unflavored e-cigarettes?4N/A