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Kotz D, Jackson S, Brown J, Kastaun S.

The effectiveness of e-cigarettes for smoking cessation - a comparison with nicotine replacement therapy and no use of evidence-based cessation aids in the German Population. 

Kastaun S, Brose L, S, Scholz E, Viechtbauer W, Kotz D

Mental Health Symptoms and Associations with Tobacco Smoking, Dependence, Motivation, and Attempts to Quit: Findings from a Population Survey in Germany (DEBRA Study).

Mlinarić M, Kastaun S, Kotz D.

Exposure to Tobacco Smoking in Vehicles, Indoor, and Outdoor Settings in Germany: Prevalence and Associated Factors

Garnett C, Kastaun S, Brown J, Kotz D.

Alcohol consumption and associations with sociodemographic and health-related characteristics in Germany: A population survey

Pashutina Y, Kastaun S, Ratschen E, Shahab L, Kotz D.

External Validation of a Single-Item Scale to Measure Motivation to Stop Smoking: Findings from a Representative Population Survey (DEBRA Study)

Externe Validierung einer Single-Item Skala zur Erfassung der Motivaton zum Rauchstopp: Ergebnisse einer repräsentativen Bevölkerungsbefragung (DEBRA Studie)

Kastaun S, Brown J, Kotz D.

Association between income and education with quit attempts, use of cessation aids, and short-term success in tobacco smokers: A social gradient analysis from a population-based cross-sectional household survey in Germany (DEBRA study)

Klosterhalfen S, Kotz D, Boeckmann M, Kastaun S.

Waterpipe use and associated consumer characteristics in the German population: data from a national representative survey (DEBRA study)

Kotz D, Kastaun S.

Do people know that cigarette filters are mainly composed of synthetic material? A representative survey of the German population (the DEBRA study)

Kastaun S, Hildebrandt J, Kotz D.

Electronic Cigarettes to Vaporize Cannabis: Prevalence of Use and Associated Factors among Current Electronic Cigarette Users in Germany (DEBRA Study)

Kotz D, Batra A, Kastaun S.

Smoking cessation attempts and common strategies employed—a Germany-wide representative survey conducted in 19 waves from 2016 to 2019 (The DEBRA Study) and analyzed by socioeconomic status

Rauchstoppversuche und genutzte Entwöhnungsmethoden
Eine deutschlandweite repräsentative Befragung anhand sozioökonomischer Merkmale in 19 Wellen von 2016–2019 (DEBRA-Studie)

Kastaun S, Kotz D.

Brief physician advice for smoking cessation: Results of the DEBRA study

Ärztliche Kurzberatung zur Tabakentwöhnung – Ergebnisse der DEBRA Studie

Kastaun S, Kotz D.

Should advertising for electronic cigarettes and heated tobacco products be banned in Germany? Results of a representative survey (DEBRA study)

Sollte Werbung für elektrische Zigaretten und Tabakerhitzer in Deutschland verboten werden? Ergebnisse einer repräsentativen Befragung (DEBRA-Studie).

Kastaun S, Becker S, Kotz D.

How effective is the (e-) electric cigarette in smoking cessation?

Wie effektiv ist die elektrische (E-)Zigarette bei der Tabakentwöhnung?

Pädiatrische Praxis. 2019; 91:347-57.

Kastaun S, Kotz D, Brown J, Shahab L, Boeckmann M.

Public attitudes towards healthcare policies promoting tobacco cessation in Germany: results from the representative German study on tobacco use (DEBRA study)

Boeckmann M, Kotz D,
Shahab L, Brown J, Kastaun S.

German Public Support for Tobacco Control Policy Measures: Results from the German Study on Tobacco Use (DEBRA), a Representative National Survey

Kotz D, Boeckmann M, Kastaun S.

​The use of tobacco, e-cigarettes, and methods to quit smoking in Germany—a representative study using 6 waves of data over 12 months (the DEBRA study)

Nutzung von Tabak und E-Zigaretten sowie Methoden zur Tabakentwöhnung in Deutschland
Eine repräsentative Befragung in 6 Wellen über 12 Monate (die DEBRA-Studie)

Kotz D, Kastaun S.

E-cigarettes and heat-not-burn products: representative data on consumer behaviour and associated factors in the German population (the DEBRA study)

E-Zigaretten und Tabakerhitzer: repräsentative Daten zu Konsumverhalten und assoziierten Faktoren in der deutschen Bevölkerung (die DEBRA-Studie)

Kastaun S, Brown J, Brose LS, et al.

Study protocol of the German Study on Tobacco Use (DEBRA): a national household survey of smoking behaviour and cessation

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Published Study Protocols

Kastaun S, Garnett C, Wilm S, Kotz D

Prevalence and characteristics of hazardous drinkers receiving general practitioners' brief advice on, and support with, alcohol consumption: a population survey in Germany

Borchardt B, Kastaun S, Pashutina Y, Viechtbauer W, Kotz D

Motivation to stop smoking in the German population: recent trends and associated factors (DEBRA study)

Alayli A, Kotz D, Kastaun S.

Recreational cannabidiol: awareness, prevalence of use and associated factors in the German population

Kastaun S, Brose L, Ratschen E, Scholz E, Viechtbauer W, Kotz D

Associations between tobacco smoking, motivation and attempts to quit, and anxio-depressive symptoms in Germany: findings from a population survey (DEBRA study)

Kotz D, Jackson S, Brown J, Kastaun S.

Real-world effectiveness of electronic cigarettes compared with nicotine replacement therapy and unaided quitting for smoking cessation in the German population (DEBRA study)

Kalitzkus V, Wilm S, Kotz D, Kastaun S.

Preference for the treatment of family members in the same general practice

Klosterhalfen S, Kotz D, Kastaun S.

Self-reported tobacco smoking, alcohol consumption, and physical activity change during the COVID-19 restrictions in Germany in spring 2020

Gali K, Kastaun S, Pischke CR, Kotz D.

Trends and consumption patterns in the use of electronic cigarettes and among adolescents and young adults in Germany

Garnett C, Kastaun S, Brown J, Kotz D.

Alcohol consumption and associations with socio‐demographic and other health-related characteristics in Germany: a population survey

Mlinarić M, Kastaun S, Kotz D.

Exposure to tobacco smoking in vehicles, indoors, and outdoors: prevalence and associated factors in the German population (DEBRA study)

Lectures

Kotz D.

Invited lecture: Do e-cigarettes help with quitting tobacco smoking? Current findings from the German Study on Tobacco Use (DEBRA)

22nd Forum for Consumer Protection „Chances and Risks of E-cigarettes“ by the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR-Forum Verbraucherschutz). Berlin/online, 28 April 2022.

Kotz D.

Invited lecture: Which effect did the national campaign "Your Chance" ("Deine Chance") have?

23rd  spring meeting of the Scientific Task Force Smoking Cessation (Wissenschaftliche Aktionskreis Tabakentwöhnung) 
Online, 23 March 2022

Kotz D.

Invited lecture: Motivation to stop in Germany: associations and trends

19th German Tobacco Control Conference 
Online, 16 December 2021

Kastaun S.

Invited lecture: Current data on the consumption of tobacco and alternative nicotine products in Germany (DEBRA Study)

19th German Tobacco Control Conference 
Online, 16 December 2021

Klosterhalfen S.

Invited lecture: Use of waterpipes in Germany considering associated socio-demographic factors and migration background

19th German Tobacco Control Conference 
Online, 15 December 2021

Gali K, Kastaun S, Pischke CR, Kotz D.

Trends and consumption patterns in the use of electronic cigarettes among adolescents and young adults in Germany

21th Annual Conference of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) Europe
Online, 15 September 2021

Pashutina Y, Kastaun S, Ratschen E, Shahab L, Kotz D.

External Validation of a Single-Item Scale to Measure Motivation to Stop Smoking: Findings from a Representative Population Survey (DEBRA Study)

German Addiction Congress (Deutscher Suchtkongress)
Online, 15 September 2021

Klosterhalfen S, Kotz D, Kastaun S.

Did self‐reported tobacco smoking, alcohol consumption, and physical activity change during the COVID-19 restrictions in Germany in spring 2020? Findings from a population survey

German Addiction Congress (Deutscher Suchtkongress)
Online, 15 September 2021

Klosterhalfen S, Kastaun S, Kotz D, Böckmann M, Kuntz B, Zeiher J, Starker A.

Waterpipe consumption in Germany: prevalence, associated factors, and trends - results from two representative population surveys - DEBRA and KiGGS

German Addiction Congress (Deutscher Suchtkongress)
Online, 15 September 2021

Kotz D.

Invited lecture: Smoking and smoking cessation in Germany: current data from the DEBRA Study

  138th Congress of the German Society of Surgery
Online, 13 April 2021

Kotz D, Kastaun S.

Invited lecture: Consumption of cigarettes, waterpipe, e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products in Germany: current data from the DEBRA study

  18th German Tobacco Control Conference
Heidelberg, Online, 02 December 2020

Kotz D, Kastaun S.

Invited lecture: Is successful smoking cessation associated with income and education? Current data from the DEBRA study

21st spring meeting of the Scientific Task Force Smoking Cessation (Wissenschaftlicher Aktionskreis Tabakentwöhnung)
Frankfurt, Germany, 11 March 2020

Kotz D, Kastaun S.

Invited lecture: Smoking cessation in Germany: who uses which methods?

  17th German Tobacco control conference
Heidelberg, Germany, 04 December 2019

Kastaun S, Scholz EF, Kotz D.

Is tobacco smoking related to anxio-depressive symptoms? Results of a representative survey of the German population

19th Annual Conference of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) Europe
Oslo, Norway, 14 September 2019

Kastaun S, Scholz EF, Kotz D.

Is tobacco smoking related to anxio-depressive symptoms? Results of a representative survey of the German population

55th Anual Conference of the German Society of Medical Sociology and the German Society of Social Medicin (55. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Medizinische Soziologie und der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sozialmedizin und Prävention (DGSMP))
Düsseldorf, Germany, 18 September 2019

Kotz D.

Smoking cessation in Germany: who uses which methods?", 20th spring meeting of the Scientific Task Force Smoking Cessation

55th Anual Conference of the German Society of Medical Sociology and the German Society of Social Medicin (55. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Medizinische Soziologie und der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sozialmedizin und Prävention (DGSMP))
Düsseldorf, Germany, 16 September 2019

Kotz D.

Invited lecture: Smoking cessation in Germany: who uses which methods?

20th spring meeting of the Scientific Task Force Smoking Cessation (Wissenschaftlicher Aktionskreis Tabakentwöhnung)
Frankfurt, Germany, 27 March 2019

Kastaun S.

Fact-check: E-cigarettes and heated tobacco products - dissemination, customer profiles and motives. Results from the German Study on Tobacco Use (DEBRA), a Representative National Survey

18th Suchtforum
Nürnberg, Germany, 21 November 2019

Kastaun S.

Fact-check: E-cigarettes and heated tobacco products - dissemination, customer profiles and motives. Results from the German Study on Tobacco Use (DEBRA), a Representative National Survey

18th Suchtforum
Munich, Germany, 20 March 2019

Kastaun S, Kotz D, Boeckmann M.

Public attitudes towards healthcare policies promoting tobacco cessation in Germany: results from the representative German study on tobacco use (DEBRA study)

German Conference of Healthcare Research
Berlin, Germany, 11 October 2018

Kastaun S, Kotz D.

Rates of delivery of brief advice to stop smoking by German clinicians and associated factors: results from the German Study on Tobacco Use (DEBRA)

18th Annual Conference of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) Europe
Munich, Germany, 07 September 2018

Kastaun S, Kotz D, Boeckmann M.

Heat-not-burn products: representative data on consumer behaviour and associated factors in the German population (the DEBRA study)

  18th Annual Conference of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) Europe
Munich, Germany, 07 September 2018

Kotz D.

Heat-not-burn products: representative data on consumer behaviour and associated factors in the German population (the DEBRA study)

16th German Tobacco control conference
Heidelberg, Germany, 13 December 2018

Kastaun S, Kotz D.

Brief physician advice for smoking cessation: Results of the DEBRA study

51thAnnual Meeting of the German College of General Practitioners and Family Physicians (DEGAM)
Düsseldorf, Germany, 21 September 2017

Kastaun S, Kotz D.

Project presentation: The German Study on Tobacco Use (DEBRA-Study)

50th Annual Meeting of the German College of General Practitioners and Family Physicians (DEGAM)
Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 29 September 2016

Kastaun S, Kotz D.

Project presentation: The German Study on Tobacco Use (DEBRA-Study)

German Addiction Congress (Deutscher Suchtkongress)
Berlin, Germany, 07 September 2016

Kastaun S.

Smoking cessation treatment in German primary care: how well are clinical guidelines implemented?

International Symposium on the DEBRA study
Düsseldorf, Germany, 30 June 2017