1. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 09

    The ABOUT™ Toolbox: toward the development of consumer-reported outcome measures that matter

    CHREA C.(1); SPIES E.(1); AFOLALU E.(1); BACSO A.(1); CLERC E.(1); MAINY N.(1); BINGGELI P.(1); WEITKUNAT R.(1); ACQUADRO C.(2); SALZBERGER T.(3); CANO S.(4); ABETZ-WEBB L.(5); ROSE J.(6)
    (1) PMI R&D, Philip Morris Products S.A., Neuchatel, Switzerland; (2) Mapi, an ICON plc Company, Lyon, France; (3) University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria; (4) ScaleReport, Ltd, Stotfold, U.K.; (5) Patient-Centered Outcomes Assessments, Ltd, Macclesfield Cheshire, U.K.; (6) Rose Research Center, Raleigh, U.S.A.
    Tobacco harm reduction promotes the substitution of reduced-risk products (RRPs) for cigarettes by adult smokers who would otherwise continue to smoke, while preventing RRP initiation among non-users. To operationalize this public health strategy,...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 10

    Development of the ABOUT™–Health & Functioning: results from the preparatory phase

    SPIES E.(1); BACSO A.(1); CHREA C.(1); ABETZ-WEBB L.(2); AFOLALU E.(1); CLERC E.(1); WEITKUNAT R.(1)
    (1) PMI R&D, Philip Morris Products S.A., Neuchatel, Switzerland; (2) Patient-Centered Outcomes Assessments, Ltd, Macclesfield Cheshire, U.K.
    Switching cigarette smokers to significantly less harmful tobacco or nicotine products, or reduced-risk products (RRPs), has been recognized as a valuable and promising approach to reduce smoking-related population harm. Measuring self-reported...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 11

    Development and validation of the ABOUT™–Dependence measurement instrument to assess perceived dependence on tobacco and nicotine products

    AFOLALU E.(1); CHREA C.(1); SALZBERGER T.(2); ABETZ-WEBB L.(3); CANO S.(4); WEITKUNAT R.(1); ROSE J.(5)
    (1) PMI R&D, Philip Morris Products S.A., Neuchatel, Switzerland; (2) University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria; (3) Patient-Centered Outcomes Assessments, Ltd, Macclesfield Cheshire, U.K.; (4) Modus Outcomes, Letchworth Garden City, U.K.; (5) Rose Research Center, Raleigh, U.S.A.
    The development of the ABOUT™–Dependence measurement instrument was initiated to enable assessment of perceived dependence associated with the use of different tobacco and nicotine products (TNPs) and in users of multiple TNPs. We initially developed...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 57

    Cross-cultural equivalence of the ABOUT™–Perceived Risk instrument in seven languages

    CHREA C.(1); CANO S.(2); SALZBERGER T.(3); MAINY N.(1); ACQUADRO C.(4); POPIELNICKI A.(5); WEITKUNAT R.(1)
    (1) PMI R&D, Philip Morris Products S.A., Neuchâtel, Switzerland; (2) Modus Outcomes, Letchworth Garden City, U.K.; (3) University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria; (4) Mapi Research Trust, ICON plc, Lyon, France; (5) TransPerfect, Linguistic Validation Group, Boston, MA, U.S.A.
    The risk of smoking has long been well understood by consumers. However, it is important to measure the perceived risks by consumers of novel smoke-free alternatives to cigarettes. The ABOUT™–Perceived Risk instrument was developed to allow the...
  5. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 58

    A consortium approach for consumer-reported outcome measures to assess tobacco- and nicotine-containing products

    ACQUADRO C.(1) on behalf of the CORESTA CROM Task Force: AYALA-FIERRO F.(2); BLACK R.(3); CAHOURS X.(4); CHREA C.(5); CURTIN G.(6); GILES L.(7); McCAFFREY S.(3); PARK C.H.(8); PRASAD K.(9); SHERWOOD N.(10); SHIFFMAN S.(11); SMITH J.(6); SPIES E.(5)
    (1) Mapi Research Trust, Lyon, France; (2) ITG Brands, Greensboro, NC, U.S.A.; (3) Altria Client Services, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.; (4) SEITA - Imperial Brands, Paris, France; (5) Philip Morris Products S.A., Neûchatel, Switzerland; (6) RAIS, Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.; (7) JT Int'l SA, Genève, Switzerland; (8) KT&G Research Institute, Daejeon, Republic of Korea; (9) British American Tobacco, Southampton, U.K.; (10) Neil Sherwood Consulting, Commugny, Switzerland; (11) Pinney Associates, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.
    In the tobacco space, consumer-reported outcome measures (CROM) are essential for understanding motivations, subjective effects, and behavior. Such measures have become particularly important with the advent of candidate modified risk tobacco...
  6. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 59

    A novel repository for consumer reported outcome measures in tobacco research: development, implementation and evolution from 2016 to date

    CLERC E.(1); MAINY N.(1); PERRET C.(2); ACQUADRO C.(3); BACSO A.(1); BINGGELI P.(1); CHREA C.(1)
    (1) PMI R&D, Philip Morris Products S.A., Neuchâtel, Switzerland; (2) Mapi Research Trust, Lyon, France; (3) ICON plc, Lyon, France
    The consumer reported outcome measures Repository is a measurement instrument knowledge base developed by Mapi Research Trust (MRT) for Philip Morris International (PMI) in June 2016. It enables PMI researchers to identify and select measures to...
  7. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 58

    Developing fit-for-purpose self-report instruments for assessing consumer responses to tobacco and nicotine products: the ABOUT Toolbox initiative

    CHREA C.(1); SPIES E.(1); AFOLALU E.F.(1); MAINY N.(1); GALLOT S.(1); BINGGELI P.(1); CLERC E.(1); WEITKUNAT R.(1); SALZBERGER T.(2); CANO S.(3); ACQUADRO C.(4); ARNOULD B.(4); LAMBERT J.(4); BRUNEL V.(4); MARCUCCILLI C.(4); ABETZ-WEBB L.(5); ROSE J.(5); FAGERSTRÖM K.(5)
    (1) Philip Morris Products S.A.(part of Philip Morris International group of companies), Neuchâtel, Switzerland; (2) University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria; (3) ScaleReport, Ltd, Stotfold, U.K.; (4) Mapi, an ICON plc Company, Lyon, France; (5) Patient-Centered Outcomes Assessments, Ltd, Macclesfield, Cheshire, U.K.; (6) Rose Research Center, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.; (7) K. Fagerström Consulting AB, Vaxholm, Sweden
    Assessing the full potential of reduced risk products (RRP), for individual users and the population as a whole, requires the assessment of consumer perception and behavior associated with tobacco and nicotine products (TNP) with different exposure...
  8. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, ST 32

    Consumers’ responses to communication materials of a novel heat-not-burn tobacco product

    CHREA C.(1); KALLISCHNIGG G.(2); SANDERS E.(3); BEACHER F.(4); MAGNANI P.(4); RAMAZZOTTI A.(4); WEITKUNAT R.(1)
    (1) Philip Morris Products S.A. (part of Philip Morris International group of companies), PMI R&D, Neuchâtel, Switzerland; (2) ARGUS – Statistics and Information Systems in Environment and Public Health GmbH, Berlin, Germany; (3) Edward Sanders Scientific Consulting, Peseux, Switzerland; (4) Philip Morris International Management S.A. (PMI) (part of Philip Morris International group of companies), Lausanne, Switzerland
    Modified risk tobacco products (MRTPs) are defined by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as tobacco products that are sold or distributed for use to reduce harm or the risk of tobacco-related disease associated with commercially marketed...
  9. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, STPOST 31

    Psychometric evaluation of the mCEQ applied to cigarettes and heat-not-burn products in the U.S. and Japan

    SALZBERGER T.(1); CANO S.(2); MAINY N.(3); CHREA C.(3); VANDYKE S.(3); HAZIZA C.(3); WEITKUNAT R.(3); ROSE J.(4)
    (1) University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria; (2) Scale Report, Stotfold, U.K.; (3) Philip Morris Products S.A., Neuchatel, Switzerland; (4) Rose Research Center, Raleigh, U.S.A.
    The modified Cigarette Evaluation Questionnaire (mCEQ) is a self-report instrument that assesses the reinforcing effects of smoking cigarettes from a smoker’s perspective. Conceptually, the mCEQ consists of three multi-item and two single-item...