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Table 2 Frequency distribution of E-cigarette smoking habits among study participants (N = 352) in Beirut, Lebanon between December 2018 and March 2019

From: Knowledge and attitudes towards E-cigarette use in Lebanon and their associated factors

E-cigarette Habit QuestionNo.Valid %
Have you heard of E-cigarettes
 Yes31890.3
 No349.7
If yes, where have you heard of E-cigarettes? (Circle all that apply)
 Friends23234.0
 Social media17225.2
 Advertisements11717.2
 Family8412.3
 University/school487.0
 Doctor202.9
 Center for smoking cessation91.3
Do you use E-cigarettes?
 No29589.1
 Yes3610.9
What flavor of E-cigarettes do you use? (Circle all that apply)
 Fruit2745.8
 Tobacco1016.9
 Menthol/mint915.3
 Candy711.9
 Coffee35.1
 Other35.1
#Does the E-cigarette you use contain nicotine?
 Yes3083.3
 No616.7
How long have you been using E-cigarettes (months)? (Mean)11.99 
What made you start smoking E-cigarettes? (Circle all that apply)
 Taste2028.6
 Social smoking1217.1
 Quit smoking1115.7
 Healthier1115.7
 Trend1014.3
 Effects (relaxant, etc. …)34.3
 Other34.3
Why do you not use E-cigarettes? (Circle all that apply)
 I do not smoke13034.9
 Never considered it11831.6
 Harmful/unhealthy7319.6
 Expensive349.1
 No access184.8
Compared to regular cigarettes (or other tobacco products) how much satisfaction do you get from E-cigarettes?
 Less1957.6
 Same824.2
 More618.2
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