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Table 1 Participant demographic characteristics across the validation sample and 5 sub-groups

From: Development and validation of behavioral intention measures of an E-vapor product: intention to try, use, dual use, and switch

Demographic characteristic Validation sample (N = 1495) ASPQ (n = 260) ASNPQ (n = 333) EV Users (n = 277) Former Users (n = 302) Never Users (n = 323)
Gender %
 Female 57.1 53.1 59.8 60.3 51.3 60.1
 Male 42.9 46.9 40.2 39.7 48.7 39.9
Ethnicity %
 Non-Hispanic 93.4 93.8 95.8 92.4 92.4 92.6
 Hispanic 6.5 6.2 4.2 7.6 7.3 7.4
Race %
 White/Caucasian 86.6 83.1 89.2 88.8 88.7 83.0
 Black/African American 8.8 12.7 6.6 8.7 7.0 9.6
 Asian 2.4 2.3 1.8 2.2 0.7 5.0
 Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.7 0.3 0.6
 American Indian/Alaska Native 2.3 2.7 2.1 2.9 2.3 1.5
 Other 2.8 1.9 2.4 3.2 3.0 3.4
Region %
 Northeast 22.9 21.5 24.3 26.0 19.9 22.9
 Midwest 22.1 21.2 24.9 20.9 21.5 21.7
 South 31.4 36.2 30.6 26.7 32.5 31.6
 West 22.7 20.0 19.8 25.6 25.2 23.2
Age
 Mean (SD) 52.0 (14.1) 51.1 (13.3) 51.4 (12.6) 47.1 (13.4) 57.4 (13.9) 52.7 (15.4)
 Range (years) 18–90 21–82 22–82 18–78 19–88 19–90
  1. Summary of participant demographic characteristics for participants in the full validation sample, as well as for the five study sub-groups. Raw percentages are reported; therefore, percentages do not always add to 100% due to missing data
  2. ASPQ, adult smoker planning to quit; ASNPQ, adult smoker not planning to quit; EV, e-vapor