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Hee Jin Kim 1 Article
The Effects of College Students’ Dual Use of Electronic Cigarette and Conventional Cigarette on Depression
Hee Jin Kim, Bok Im Lee, Min Kyung Song, Jin Hwa Lee
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2021;32(2):186-194.   Published online June 30, 2021
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12799/jkachn.2021.32.2.186
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Purpose
This study was conducted to find out the association between dual-use of the electronic cigarette (EC) and conventional cigarette (CC) and depression among undergraduate students. Methods: The participants of this study were 225 undergraduate students who were attending two universities located in Ulsan metropolitan city. Descriptive statistics and multiple regression were conducted to analyze the data.
Results
Nicotine dependence and depression were significantly higher in the dual-use group than in the single-use group. Dual-use of the EC and CC was significantly associated with depression among undergraduate students. In addition, quality of sleep was significantly associated with depression among undergraduate students.
Conclusion
In order to prevent depression among undergraduate students, it is necessary to improve the awareness of the danger of dual use of the EC and CC.

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