pISSN : 2383-6415   eISSN : 2383-6423

The Relationship between Attitude and Coping Skills toward Secondhand E-cigarette Smoking among Nonsmoking College Students


Wi Sojeong 
Park Deokmin 
Kim Hyunjin 
Park Myungjoo 
Hong Hye chong 

INFORMATION : page. 114~122 / 2019 Vol.21 No.2


Purpose : The purpose of the study was to examine the relationship between smoking attitude and coping skills toward secondhand e-cigarette smoking among nonsmoking college students. Methods : This study was conducted with 148 students from a University in Seoul, Korea. Participants completed questionnaires and the data were analyzed using a T-test, ANOVA, and Pearson’s correlation coefficients. Results : The mean score of smoking attitude is 51.35±4.73. The mean score of coping skills is 13.89±2.53 in verbal skills, 10.16±2.37 in behavioral skills, and 8.32±2.30 in assertive skills. Coping skills toward secondhand smoking are noted as being different by current cohabitation smoker. A significant relationship between smoking attitude and behavioral coping skills(r=.23, p=.004) was found, which means that a better smoking attitude was correlated with more active behavioral coping skills. Conclusion : The results showed that nonsmoking college students with better smoking attitude react to the E-cigarette smoking with more active behaviors. Therefore, interventions are needed to be developed to encourage better smoking attitude and coping skills toward secondhand E-cigarette smoking.

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