Salome Sunday

Salome Sunday
TobaccoFree Research Institute Ireland | TRI · Research

Master of Public Health

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Introduction
Salome Sunday currently works at the TobaccoFree Research Institute Ireland. Salome does research in Tobacco Control, Second Hand Smoke Exposure and Epidemiology.
Education
September 2017 - September 2018
University College Cork
Field of study
  • Public Health

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Publications (27)
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INTRODUCTION E-cigarette ever use has risen significantly in recent years in Ireland, similar to trends elsewhere in Europe, the United States, and Asia-Pacific region.Results from ESPAD Ireland (European School Survey Project on Alcohol and other Drugs) show teenage e-cigarette ever use increased from 18% (2015) to37% (2019). Given this increase,...
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Background E-cigarette ever-use and current-use among teenagers has increased worldwide, including in Ireland. Methods We use data from two Irish waves (2015, 2019) of the European School Survey Project on Alcohol and other Drugs (ESPAD) to investigate gender and teenage e-cigarette use (n = 3421 16-year-olds). Using chi-square analyses, we report...
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Smoking prevalence decreased in Irish teenagers in all ESPAD survey waves from 1995 until 2015. However, in ESPAD 2019, current teen smoking and e-cigarette use increased, threatening Ireland's 5% prevalence tobacco endgame strategy. https://bit.ly/3yXVAyN.
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Aim Electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) use among Irish teenagers has risen significantly. In 2019, prevalence of current use (last 30 days) among 15–17-year-olds was 17.3%. We examine social determinants of adolescent e-cigarette current use. Subject and methods A stratified random sample of 50 schools in Ireland was surveyed in 2019, part of the...
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E-cigarette ever-use and current-use among teenagers has been increasing worldwide, including in Ireland. Boys are widely observed to have increased prevalence compared with girls. We use data from two waves of the European School Survey Project on Alcohol and other Drugs (ESPAD) in Ireland and focus on gender and teenage e-cigarette use. We examin...
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Aim: Electronic cigarette use among Irish teenagers has risen significantly. In 2019, prevalence of current use (last 30 days) among 15-17-year olds was 17.3%. We examine social determinants of adolescent e-cigarette current use. Subject and Methods: A stratified random sample of 50 schools in Ireland was surveyed in 2019, part of the European Scho...
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Significance Adolescent smoking has decreased in Europe in recent decades, although not homogenously. We compare trends in current (last 30-day use) smoking among adolescents in Ireland and Europe from 1995 to 2019. Methods ESPAD (European Schools Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs) is a cross-sectional survey carried out every four years between...
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E-cigarette prevalence, motivations for use, and relationship with tobacco – the changing situation in Ireland Authors: J Hanafin, S Sunday, S Keogan, L Clancy Significance Adolescent e-cigarette use is increasing worldwide amid concerns about: identified and as yet unknown harms; nicotine addiction; being a “gateway” drug; and renormalisation of...
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Introduction: Smoking remains a notable issue for young people. The health effects of long-term use are well known and very serious, causing 8 million deaths worldwide annually from Cancer, Heart attacks, COPD and many other diseases In Ireland there is a national determination to become tobacco free by 2025 by which is meant a prevalence of smokin...
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Introduction: E-cigarette use has increased rapidly worldwide since 2013 and there have been worryingincreases in the use of e-cigarettes by adolescents and young people. In Ireland, smoking prevalence hasdeclined significantly in recent decades but the availability of e-cigarettes in Ireland in recent years has led toconcerns about the Tobacco End...
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We examine trends in 30-day smoking among adolescents in Ireland and Europe, 1995-2020. Ireland has participated in seven data collection waves of ESPAD (European Schools Project for Alcohol and Other Drugs) between 1995 and 2019, during which time more than 500,000 students have completed questionnaires on substance use, including cigarettes. In...
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E-cigarette use is increasing worldwide. Concerns about adolescent use include harms (known and unknown), nicotine addiction, and as a “gateway” drug. Secondary analysis was carried out on five Irish health datasets, with questions on adolescent e-cigarette, all stratified random samples in school-based settings: ECIGS-TFRI 2014 (N=817), ESPAD-TFR...
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E-cigarettes and Novel Tobacco Products: what do we know so far?
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Ireland has participated in seven data collection waves of ESPAD (European Schools Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs) between 1995 and 2019. In 2019, some 100,000 students in 35 European countries participated in ESPAD. In Ireland, 1,949 students, born in 2003, were surveyed from a stratified random sample of 50 Irish schools. We compared preval...
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Worrying changes in adolescent e-cigarette use 2014-2019: A secondary analysis of five Irish health datasets Authors: J Hanafin, S Sunday, S Keogan, L Clancy Address: TobaccoFree Research Institute Ireland (TFRI), TU Dublin, Dublin 8 E-cigarette use is increasing worldwide and e-cigarettes are the most commonly used tobacco product among adolescen...
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Background: Further evidence is needed on the effects that short- and long-term exposure to secondhand smoke (SHS) have on the respiratory health of patients with lung disease. Within the TackSHS project we aimed to assess the acute respiratory effects in lung function that result from short-term SHS exposure among patients with asthma and chronic...
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Background: Further evidence is needed on the effects that short- and long-term exposure to secondhand smoke (SHS) have on the respiratory health of patients with lung disease. Within the TackSHS project we aimed to assess the acute respiratory effects in lung function that result from short-term SHS exposure among patients with asthma and chronic...
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Childhood obesity is a growing concern worldwide. The association between childhood obesity and maternal smoking and/or paternal smoking has been reported. However, few studies have explored the association between childhood obesity and exposure to carers’ smoking status. This study aimed to assess the impact of carers’ smoking status on childhood...

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