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Protocol - Self-reported Exposure to Tobacco Product Sponsorships

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Description:

These questions from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) 4-Country Survey are directly related to exposure to tobacco product sponsorships.

Protocol:

Ask all.

1. Thinking again about the last 6 months have you seen or heard about any … sport or sporting event that is sponsored by or connected with BRANDS of cigarettes?

[ ] 1 Yes

[ ] 2 No

[ ] 7 Not applicable

[ ] 8 Refused

[ ] 9 Don’t know

2. Sport or sporting event that is sponsored by or connected with tobacco COMPANIES?

[ ] 1 Yes

[ ] 2 No

[ ] 7 Not applicable

[ ] 8 Refused

[ ] 9 Don’t know

3. Music, theater, art, or fashion events that are sponsored by or connected with BRANDS of cigarettes?

[ ] 1 Yes

[ ] 2 No

[ ] 7 Not applicable

[ ] 8 Refused

[ ] 9 Don’t know

Protocol Name from Source:

This section will be completed when reviewed by an Expert Review Panel.

Availability:

Publicly available

Personnel and Training Required

None.

Equipment Needs

None.

Requirements
Requirement CategoryRequired
Major equipment No
Specialized training No
Specialized requirements for biospecimen collection No
Average time of greater than 15 minutes in an unaffected individual No
Mode of Administration

Interviewer-administered questionnaire

Life Stage:

Child, Adolescent, Adult

Participants:

Youth (12-17) and Adults (18+)

Specific Instructions:

The Working Group (WG) recommends that the following deletions or additions be made to protocol items:

  1. Remove "Thinking again" from the beginning of the question and replace "6 months" with "30 days."
  2. Add "Thinking again" to the beginning of the question and replace "6 months" with "30 days."
  3. Add "Thinking again" to the beginning of the question and replace "6 months" with "30 days."

The WG also recommends that the interviewer note to the respondent that sponsored events may not be restricted to tobacco company brand names (e.g., Kool, Newport, Winston, Camel) but may also be sponsored under corporate names (e.g., R. J. Reynolds, Philip Morris, Inc., Brown & Williamson, Lorillard).

Selection Rationale

The International Tobacco Control (ITC) 4-Country Survey is an international cohort study of tobacco use whose overall objective is to measure the psychosocial and behavioral impact of key national-level policies. This survey is being used in more than 20 countries.

Language

Bengali, Dutch, English, French, German, Hindi, Irish, Korean, Malay, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai, Dzongkha, Maori

Standards
StandardNameIDSource
Common Data Elements (CDE) Tobacco Product Sponsorship Exposure Assessment Text 4884674 CDE Browser
Derived Variables

None.

Process and Review

This section will be completed when reviewed by an Expert Review Panel.

Source

International Tobacco Control (ITC) Policy Evaluation Project. (2011). International Tobacco Control 4-Country Survey. Items 136a-136c.

General References

None

Protocol ID:

740701

Variables:
Export Variables
Variable NameVariable IDVariable DescriptionVersiondbGaP Mapping
PX740701_TobaccoExposure_6months_OtherEvents_CigaretteBrands PX740701030000 Thinking again about the last 6 months have you seen or heard about any Music, theater, art, or fashion events that are sponsored by or connected with BRANDS of cigarettes? 4 N/A
PX740701_TobaccoExposure_6months_SportEventSponsored_CigaretteBrands PX740701010000 Thinking again about the last 6 months have you seen or heard about any sport or sporting event that is sponsored by or connected with BRANDS of cigarettes? 4 N/A
PX740701_TobaccoExposure_6months_SportEventSponsored_CigaretteCompanies PX740701020000 Thinking again about the last 6 months have you seen or heard about any Sport or sporting event that is sponsored by or connected with tobacco COMPANIES? 4 N/A
Research Domain Information
Measure Name:

Self-reported Exposure to Tobacco Product Sponsorships

Release Date:

June 24, 2015

Definition

An interviewer-administered survey to assess exposure to recent events that were sponsored by the tobacco industry.

Purpose

The purpose of this measure is to assess consumer exposure to tobacco industry sponsorships.

Keywords

International Tobacco Control, ITC, International Tobacco Control 4-Country Survey, ITC 4, tobacco product sponsorships, tobacco, product sponsorships, sponsorships, cigarette brands, tobacco companies, cigarette, sports