November 21, 2013

An example of why you need to ck your source

While vaping is not without some kind of risk, the studies that are often used to prove/disprove a hypothesis can be misleading by context:

The researchers looked at about 2,500 people who called smoking cessation hotlines, and followed up with them seven months later. Among the participants, 30 percent reported using e-cigarettes at some point during the seven-month study, and about 9 percent were frequently using them at the time of the follow-up.

via Electronic Cigarettes: Do They Really Help Smokers Quit?.

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