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Table 2 Ever and current e-cigarette use among nursing students of Verona University by demographic characteristics

From: Knowledge and use of e-cigarettes among nursing students: results from a cross-sectional survey in north-eastern Italy

  E-cigarette ever users (n = 442) p-value E-cigarette current users (n = 31) p-value
Gendera   < 0.001   0.048
 Men 144/329 (43.8)   12/324 (3.7)  
 Women 291/1107 (26.3)   19/1104 (1.7)  
Classa   0.738   0.398
 1st 140/451 (31.0)   10/447 (2.2)  
 2nd 141/474 (29.7)   13/471 (2.8)  
 3rd 160/533 (30.0)   8/532 (1.5)  
Centre   0.065   0.782
 Verona 191/579 (33.0)   10/574 (1.7)  
 Vicenza 77/238 (32.4)   7/238 (2.9)  
 Legnago 63/199 (31.7)   4/198 (2.02)  
 Trento 42/177 (23.7)   3/176 (1.7)  
 Bolzano 69/267 (25.8)   7/266 (2.6)  
  1. Numbers of ever or current users of e-cigarettes were reported with percent frequencies in parentheses. p-values were computed by Fisher’s exact test for sex and centre and by chi-square test for trend for class. Significant results are highlighted in bold
  2. aInformation on gender and university class was not reported by 25 and 2 students, respectively