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Table 5 Health professional’s opinions concerning e-cigarette

From: Smoking cessation using preference-based tools: a mixed method pilot study of a novel intervention among smokers with low socioeconomic position

  There is a lack of evidence regarding the safety of this product in the long term Absence of regulatory controls on vaping liquid It’s potentially a gateway to smoking for teens It use can perpetuate he dependence of smokers A very restrictive regulation of this product may limit tobacco harm reduction strategies
Strongly agree 29% 13% 12% 0% 25%
Agree 29% 44% 24% 24% 38%
Neutral / undecided 6% 25% 6% 35% 25%
Disagree 24% 6% 35% 35% 6%
Strongly disagree 12% 12% 23% 6% 6%