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Posts from the ‘Publications’ Category

Article | A survey of the smokefree status of pedestrian-only spaces in 10 New Zealand local government areas

This study describes the smokefree status and signage of outdoor pedestrian-only plazas/malls/boulevards in 10 New Zealand local government (council) areas.

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Article | Has increasing internet use contributed to the decline in adolescent smoking?

This study investigates whether rising internet use contributed to the decline in adolescent smoking between 2012 and 2018 in New Zealand, and explores the association between smoking and different types of internet use.

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Letter | A qualitative analysis of how people who smoke and manage lower incomes perceive the Smokefree 2025 goal

This letter outlines findings from a qualitative study undertaken with people who smoke and also experience high material deprivation. 

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Article | Analysis of on-pack messages for e-liquids: a discrete choice study

Policy makers face the challenge of supporting switching among people who smoke while deterring uptake among those who do not. In an HRC-funded study, Otago researchers tested different on-pack messaging that could be used on ENDS products to achieve these two outcomes. Read more

Article | Bar Atmospherics and Smoking: A Qualitative Analysis of New Zealand Young Adult Smokers

ASPIRE researchers have published a new paper exploring how outdoor bar settings facilitate and normalise smoking among young adults. Read more