In the United States, a new study published in Academic Pediatrics claims in its findings that parents vapofumers (those who consume both conventional cigarettes and electronic cigarette) are more likely to quit smoking than ordinary smokers.
Led by doctors from MassGeneral Hospital for Children (CBM) from Boston (USA), more 900 smokers were surveyed, who agreed to take a survey after going to the hospital with their child (ren). The study was published in Academic Pediatrics.
On the 1.382 parents who stopped smoking between April and October 2017, 943 agreed to answer the survey. Among them, 727 reported smoking conventional cigarettes. In addition to their consumption of conventional cigarettes, 81 of them (11%) used the e-cigarette.
Compared to those who only smoked cigarettes, more people who used e-cigarettes wanted to quit in the next six months and had already tried to quit smoking in the three months prior to smoking. 'study. " Many of them eventually become vapors, and maintain their nicotine addiction«Temperate Emara Nabi-Burza, who led the study.
The study also shows that parents vapofumers (who vapot and smoke) are more likely to smoke in their car. " Pediatric offices are the perfect place to offer evidence-based treatments to patients' parents and to make them understand that e-cigarettes are not a safer option" , valued Jonathan Winickoff, director of pediatric research at MGH and co-author of the study.
source : Doctissimo.fr/