Views on electronic cigarette use in tobacco screening and cessation in an Alaska Native healthcare setting

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Vanessa Y. Hiratsuka; Jaedon P. Avey; Susan B. Trinidad; Julie A. Beans; Renee F. Robinson;
  • Publisher: Co-Action Publishing
  • Journal: International Journal of Circumpolar Health,volume 74 (issn: 1239-9736, eissn: 2242-3982)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4612470, doi: 10.3402/ijch.v74.27794
  • Subject: RC955-962 | North America | electronic cigarettes | Original Research Article | Indians | tobacco | qualitative research | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | Electronic cigarettes; Qualitative Research; Tobacco Use; Indians, North America | tobacco use

Background. American Indian (AI) and Alaska Native (AN) communities confront some of the highest rates of tobacco use and its sequelae.Methods. This formative research project sought to identify the perspectives of 41 stakeholders (community members receiving care withi... View more
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