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  1. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2018, 72, abstr. 012

    Equivalence testing in demonstrating substantial equivalence for new tobacco products

    FROST-PINEDA K.(1); CAMPBELL L.R.(1); POLSTER M.(2); CURTIN G.M.(1)
    (1) RAI Services Company, Winston Salem, NC, USA; (2) Naxion, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Under Section 905j of the Tobacco Control Act, manufacturers must submit reports to the FDA to demonstrate that a new tobacco product is substantially equivalent (SE) to a “predicate product.” Demonstrating equivalence with traditional statistical ...
  2. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2018, 72, abstr. 036

    Trends in US smokers' perceptions of the relative risks of non-combustible tobacco products versus cigarettes

    CURTIN G.M.(1); SHIFFMAN S.(2); ROHAY J.(2); PYPE S.(2)
    (1) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, USA; (2) PinneyAssociates, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Smokers can benefit from switching to less harmful tobacco products, which requires knowledge of relative product risk. However, publicly shared information often emphasizes absolute rather than relative risks. To understand smokers’ perceptions of ...
  3. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2018, 72, abstr. 037 (also presented at CORESTA 2018)

    Multi-dimensional tipping point analyses: assessing simultaneous shifts in tobacco use patterns from a higher to a lower risk product

    CURTIN G.M.(1); BACHAND A.(2); SULSKY S.(2)
    (1) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, USA; (2) Ramboll US Corporation, Amherst, MA, USA
    The Dynamic Population Modeler (DPM(+1)) employs a birth cohort framework to estimate effects on population mortality if tobacco use patterns shift from a higher- to lower-risk product. DPM(+1) allows for evaluation of changes in use patterns within the ...
  4. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2018, 72, abstr. 038 (also presented at CORESTA 2018)

    Comparing direct and indirect assessments of perceptions of reduced risk for a modified-risk tobacco product

    SHIFFMAN S.(1); CURTIN G.M.(2)
    (1) PinneyAssociates, Pittsburgh, PA, USA; (2) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, USA
    Manufacturers seeking to make claims about modified-risk tobacco products (MRTPs) must assess consumers' perceptions of absolute and relative risks for that product. We cross-validate data from two methods: (a) indirect assessments based on the ...
  5. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2018, 72, abstr. 039 (also presented at CORESTA 2018)

    Consumers’ perceptions of disease-specific modified-risk claims are best evaluated in a disease-specific manner

    SHIFFMAN S.(1); CURTIN G.M.(2)
    (1) PinneyAssociates, Pittsburgh, PA, USA; (2) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, USA
    Manufacturers seeking to make claims about modified-risk tobacco products (MRTPs) must assess consumers' perceptions of risk reduction for that product. Claims made for the MRTP and assessment of perceived risk reduction can be global (e.g., &quot ...