Analysis of 'Tobacco and Alcohol Tax Law' and Its Impact on Cigarette Consumption

This study has been completed.
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Collaborator:
Bureau of Health Promotion,DoH,Taiwan
Information provided by:
National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00262158
First received: December 5, 2005
Last updated: NA
Last verified: December 2005
History: No changes posted

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Analysis of 'Tobacco and Alcohol Tax Law' and Its Impact on Cigarette Consumption
The Survey of Cigarette Consumption

This project is the survey on smoking behavior in Taiwan. The survey information will be used to analyze the influence of the earmarked tax of cigarettes on (1)the consumption of cigarette,(2)the substitution between the consumption of domestic and imported cigarettes, and(3)the consumption of other addictive goods.

The specific aims of this study are as follows:

Test hypotheses regarding the influence of cigarette tax on the consumption of cigarette and other addictive goods:

To test the hypothesis that the imposition of earmarked tax of cigarettes will cause decrease of cigarette consumption.

To test the hypothesis that the imposition of earmarked tax of alcohol will cause the substitution of consumption of domestic and imported cigarettes.

To test the hypothesis that the imposition of earmarked tax of cigarettes will cause the substitution of consumption of high-priced and low-priced cigarettes.

To test the hypothesis that the imposition of earmarked tax of cigarettes will cause decrease of the consumption of other addictive goods.

To test the hypothesis that the imposition of earmarked tax of alcohol will cause decrease of alcohol consumption.

To test the hypothesis that the imposition of earmarked tax of alcohol will cause decrease of the consumption of other addictive goods.

To test the hypothesis that price effect of earmarked cigarette tax on addicted smokers is less than on non-addicted smokers.

To test the hypothesis that price effect earmarked cigarette tax on heavy smokers is less than on light and moderate smokers.

To test the hypothesis that earmarked cigarette tax and alcohol tax are regressive.

Test hypotheses regarding the influence of information, knowledge attitude on cigarette smoking and smoking cessation.

To test the hypothesis that exposure to anti-smoking information is negatively related to cigarette smoking and positively related to smoking cessation.

To test the hypothesis that exposure to information on cigarette promotion is positively related to cigarette smoking and negatively related to smoking cessation.

To test the hypothesis that people perceiving high risk of cigarette smoking are less likely to smoke.

To test the hypothesis that highly risk averse people are less likely to smoke.

Observational
Allocation: Random Sample
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
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  • Smoking Status
  • Cigarette Consumption
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
4000
September 2004
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Inclusion Criteria:

- The random sample of population over 18 years old.

Exclusion Criteria:

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Both
18 Years and older
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Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
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NCT00262158
EC 0930704
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National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
Bureau of Health Promotion,DoH,Taiwan
Principal Investigator: Yi-Wen Ysai, Ph.D. NHRI
National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
December 2005

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