Table 1

Sociodemographic differences between the people aware of and not aware of electronic cigarettes

Yes, I have heard of electronic cigarettesNo, I have not heard of electronic cigarettesp Value
(n=583)(n=153)
Sex0.152*
 Males47.040.5
 Females53.059.5
Age (years)<0.001*
 25–4432.17.2<0.001†
 45–6441.217.6
 ≥6526.775.2
Educational level<0.001*
 Low14.649.7
 Intermediate40.632.7<0.001†
 High44.817.6
Smoking status
 Never-smokers35.360.1
 Former smokers37.232.7
 Current smokers27.57.2
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  • †χ2 test for trend.