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Table 8 Convergent Validity of PRI Scales with VAS Scores (Survey 2)

From: Development and validation of a new instrument to measure perceived risks associated with the use of tobacco and nicotine-containing products

Scale CC
rs (n)
THS 2.2
rs (n)
E-CIG
rs (n)
NRT
rs (n)
PRI-P vs. VAS Health Risk 0.58 (765) 0.65 (651) 0.65 (717) 0.54 (550)
PRI-P vs. VAS Addiction Risk 0.56 (767) 0.67 (704) 0.68 (708) 0.57 (534)
PRI-G vs. VAS Health Risk 0.52 (775) 0.61 (711) 0.62 (724) 0.52 (713)
PRI-G vs. VAS Addiction Risk 0.54 (771) 0.59 (702) 0.61 (714) 0.52 (704)
  1. CC Conventional cigarettes, E-CIG Electronic cigarettes, n number of study participants with both measurements, NRT Nicotine Replacement Therapy, PRI-p Perceived Risk Instrument-Personal Risk, PRI-G Perceived Risk Instrument-General Risk, rs Spearman rank correlation coefficient, THS Tobacco Heating System, VAS Visual Analog Scale