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Table 4 Sociodemographic, school variables and EC use in young people aged 11–16 years

From: Employing the theory of planned behaviour to design an e-cigarette education resource for use in secondary schools

Variable %/M(SD)
Pupil information
 Sex %:
  Males 38%
  Females 59%
  Other/ Prefer not to say 3%
 Age in years:
  Mean (SD) 13.5 (1.5)
 E-cigarette information %:
  E-cigarette users 4%
  Ever use 22%
Parent information
 Parental/guardian use of e-cigarettes:
  Mother/female guardian 8%
  Father/male guardian 8%
 In employment:
  Mother 81%
  Father 90%
School information:
 School type:
  Secondary 33%
  Grammar 59%
  Integrated 8%
 School year:
  Year 8 (11-12 yrs) 20%
  Year 9 (12-13 yrs) 26%
  Year 10 (13-14 yrs) 18%
  Year 11 (14-15 yrs) 18%
  Year 12 (15–16 yrs) 18%
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