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Table 3 Sociodemographic patterning of vaping among youth (aged 10–15) by smoking statusa

From: Socioeconomic patterning of vaping by smoking status among UK adults and youth

 Sociodemographic CharacteristicsVaping Among Never SmokersVaping Among Ever SmokersAll Vaping
N%Yes
N
%P-ValueYes
N
%P-ValueYes
N
%P-Value
Total3291100421.47028.41123.4
No Vaping317996.6         
Vaping1123.4         
Never Smokers304492.5      421.4< 0.001
Ever Smokers2477.5      7028.4 
Male162949.5251.70.1464334.70.032684.20.018
Female166250.5161.1 2722.2 442.7 
Age 1052015.840.8< 0.00101.60.06940.8< 0.001
Age 1159618.100.0 00.2 00.1 
Age 1256117.040.7 00.4 40.7 
Age 1349315.051.1 828.3 132.7 
Age 1458817.9122.5 2832.8 416.9 
Age 1553316.2153.6 3430.4 499.2 
England283186.0381.40.8385927.80.412973.40.607
Wales1113.421.9 224.7 42.8 
Scotland2638.020.8 526.1 73.0 
Northern Ireland862.611.3 456.3 55.9 
White UK270482.2331.30.4376228.70.668963.50.420
Ethnic Minority58717.881.5 827.5 172.8 
Couple Parents247475.2200.9< 0.0014329.40.686632.6< 0.001
Single Parent81724.8213.0 2727.0 496.0 
Parents Never Smokers117535.7131.10.1932333.30.505353.00.126
Ex-Smoking Parent130139.5141.2 2625.1 403.1 
Current Smoking Parent81524.8152.1 2228.5 374.5 
No Parental Vaping290388.2361.30.7115527.50.495913.10.021
Parental Vaping38811.861.6 1532.5 215.5 
Degree173952.8171.10.4453430.40.737512.90.331
A-Level or equivalent67620.5111.8 1325.6 243.6 
GCSE or equivalent78223.8121.7 2229.3 344.4 
No Qualifications942.911.2 217.7 33.3 
Managerial/Professional134740.940.3< 0.0012124.90.275251.8< 0.001
Intermediate48914.991.9 1335.7 214.4 
Routine53916.4142.8 1738.9 315.7 
Not employed91627.8151.8 2023.4 353.8 
Highest Income Quartile47314.410.30.002726.10.58691.9< 0.001
2nd Quartile85025.840.5 1322.2 172.1 
3rd Quartile109433.2171.6 2131.2 373.5 
Lowest Income Quartile87526.6192.4 2930.9 485.5 
  1. aData weighted for attrition and over-sampling, and results averaged across 25 imputed datasets