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Data sourced: 2022.   Page updated: 2023-02-24

Prevalence

References:
  1. 1. Telephone survey, 2022.04.27. https://g1.globo.com/saude/noticia/2022/04/27/1-a-cada-5-jovens-de-18-a-24-anos-usam-cigarros-eletronicos-no-brasil-aponta-pesquisa.ghtml 2. Calculation based on population size data of people over 15 years of age (16+). Source of population data: World Population Prospects 2019 [Internet]. United Nations; 2019. (Department of Economic and Social Affairs, editor. Population Division). Report No.: Rev. 1. Available from: https://population.un.org/wpp/Download/Standard/Population/
  2. Telephone survey, 2022.04.27. https://g1.globo.com/saude/noticia/2022/04/27/1-a-cada-5-jovens-de-18-a-24-anos-usam-cigarros-eletronicos-no-brasil-aponta-pesquisa.ghtml
  3. Cavalcante, T.M., Szklo, A.S., de Abreu Perez, C., Thrasher, J.F., Szklo, M., Ouimet, J., Gravely, S., Fong, G.T., & de Almeida, L.M. (2017). Electronic cigarette awareness, use, and perception of harmfulness in Brazil: findings from a country that has strict regulatory requirements. Available at: http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?pid=S0102-311X2017001505006&script=sci_arttext&tlng=en
Comments:
  1. Interviews conducted with 9 thousand people by telephone in all regions of Brazil. World Population Prospects 2019 [Internet]. United Nations; 2019. (Department of Economic and Social Affairs, editor. Population Division). Report No.: Rev. 1. Available from: https://population.un.org/wpp/Download/Standard/Population/
  2. Interviews conducted with 9 thousand people by telephone in all regions of Brazil.

Product promotion

Comments:
  1. Allowed or banned at place of sale or allowed or banned in all media.

Regulation

References:
  1. Data cross-referenced where possible using the following sources :1. Vapetrotter website. Available at: https://www.vapetrotter.com/laws/ ; 2. Global tobacco control website. Available at:https://www.globaltobaccocontrol.org/node/14052 ; 3. Tobacco Control Laws website. Available at : https://www.tobaccocontrollaws.org/legislation/

Availability

Regulations and restrictions

Perception of harm

References:
  1. Cavalcante, T.M., Szklo, A.S., de Abreu Perez, C., Thrasher, J.F., Szklo, M., Ouimet, J., Gravely, S., Fong, G.T., & de Almeida, L.M. (2017). Electronic cigarette awareness, use, and perception of harmfulness in Brazil: findings from a country that has strict regulatory requirements. Available at: http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?pid=S0102-311X2017001505006&script=sci_arttext&tlng=en
Comments:
  1. Survey data from 2012, adults.
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