|Titre :||Paying the price: A cross-sectional survey of Australian socioeconomically disadvantaged smokers' responses to hypothetical cigarette price rises (2014)|
|Auteurs :||A. GUILLAUMIER ; B. BONEVSKI ; C. PAUL ; C. D'ESTE ; C. DORAN ; M. SIAHPUSH|
|Type de document :||Article : Périodique|
|Dans :||Drug and Alcohol Review (Vol.33, n°2, March 2014)|
|Article en page(s) :||177-185|
|Discipline :||SAN (Santé publique / Public health)|
Thésaurus TOXIBASETABAC ; PRIX ; ETUDE TRANSVERSALE ; PRECARITE ; COMPORTEMENT
Introduction and Aims: Increases in tobacco taxation can lead to reductions in tobacco consumption and prevalence of use across social groups. However, use of price-minimisation strategies to manage current and future tobacco use and the role of financial stress is less understood. This study aimed to measure the effect of cigarette price increases on price-minimisation strategy endorsement and financial stress among socioeconomically disadvantaged smokers.
Design and Methods: Community service organisation welfare recipients in NSW, Australia completed a touchscreen survey. Smoking history, financial stress, highest price to quit and responses to hypothetical cigarette price increases were assessed.
Results: Participants were 354 smokers (response rate = 79%). Most participants received income from a government pension (95%), earned Discussion and Conclusions: Socially disadvantaged smokers endorsed numerous price-minimising strategies to maintain smoking at hypothetically increased costs. Larger cigarette price rises motivated more smokers to consider quitting, while price-resistant smokers appeared to have a more entrenched smoker status.
|Domaine :||Tabac / Tobacco|
|Refs biblio. :||43|
|Affiliation :||School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia|