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Table 2 E-liquid and hardware purchases during lockdown period

From: Vaping during the COVID-19 lockdown period in Belgium

Variable

Number

Percent

Sufficient e-liquid in stock

202

 

 Yes

90

44.55

 No

112

55.45

Able to purchase e-liquid among total sample

202

 

 Yes, but not needed due to sufficient stock

27

13.37

 Yes, and made purchases

92

45.54

 No, but not needed due to sufficient stock

39

19.31

 No, and fell without e-liquid

44

21.78

Able to purchase e-liquid among those with sufficient e-liquid in stock

90

 

 Yes, but not needed due to sufficient stock

27

30.00

 Yes, and made purchases

28

31.11

 No, but not needed due to sufficient stock

35

38.89

 No, and fell without e-liquid

0

0.00

Able to purchase e-liquid among those with insufficient e-liquid in stock

112

 

 Yes, but not needed due to sufficient stock

0

0.00

 Yes, and made purchases

64

57.14

 No, but not needed due to sufficient stock

4

3.57

 No, and fell without e-liquid

44

39.29

E-liquid bought with nicotine concentration as usual among buyers

92

 

 Yes

82

89.13

 No, needed to buy a higher nicotine concentration

2

2.17

 No, needed to buy a lower nicotine concentration

8

8.70

E-liquid bought with same flavor as usual among buyers

92

 

 Yes

60

65.22

 No, needed to buy another flavor

32

34.78

E-liquid bought of the same brand as usual among buyers

92

 

 Yes

62

67.39

 No, needed to buy another brand

30

32.61

Service/hardware available among total sample

202

 

 Yes, but not needed

57

28.22

 Yes, and made purchases

38

18.81

 No, but not needed

66

32.67

 No, and fell short of a properly functioning e-cigarette

41

20.30

  1. Note: % calculated on total sample size or on specified subsamples