TABLE 3

Beliefs About the Addictiveness of e-Cigarettes, Cigars, and Smokeless Tobacco Compared With Cigarettes

Belief About Addictiveness of Listed Product Compared With CigarettesP
Less AddictiveEqually AddictiveMore AddictiveUnaware of ProductDon’t Know Enough
Electronic cigarettes
 Overall31.2 (0.8)29.7 (0.5)5.4 (0.2)3.6 (0.2)30.2 (1.0)
 Gender<.001
  Male34.8 (1.0)27.7 (0.6)5.9 (0.3)3.2 (0.3)28.4 (0.9)
  Female27.6 (0.8)31.7 (0.8)4.8 (0.3)3.9 (0.3)32.1 (1.2)
 Age<.001
  <15 y25.1 (0.8)26.8 (0.5)6.0 (0.3)5.3 (0.4)36.9 (1.1)
  ≥15 y36.8 (1.0)32.4 (0.7)4.7 (0.4)2.0 (0.2)24.1 (1.1)
 Ethnicity<.001
  Non-Hispanic white33.2 (1.1)33.2 (0.6)4.0 (0.3)2.3 (0.2)27.4 (1.2)
  Non-Hispanic black30.3 (1.4)22.3 (1.4)6.4 (0.4)6.0 (0.8)35.0 (1.2)
  Hispanic29.6 (0.8)26.7 (0.9)8.0 (0.5)4.4 (0.4)31.2 (1.0)
  Other or missing23.8 (1.4)26.3 (1.6)6.6 (0.8)5.3 (0.8)38.0 (2.0)
Cigars, cigarillos, or little cigars
 Overall18.0 (0.7)32.9 (0.6)6.3 (0.3)3.9 (0.2)38.9 (0.7)
 Gender<.001
  Male20.2 (0.8)32.3 (0.8)7.1 (0.4)3.4 (0.3)37.0 (0.9)
  Female15.9 (0.8)33.6 (0.7)5.4 (0.4)4.3 (0.3)40.8 (0.8)
 Age<.001
  <15 y12.3 (0.4)28.0 (0.6)6.9 (0.4)5.9 (0.3)46.9 (0.7)
  ≥15 y23.5 (0.9)37.6 (0.8)5.6 (0.4)2.0 (0.2)31.3 (0.7)
 Ethnicity<.001
  Non-Hispanic white20.2 (1.0)35.7 (0.9)4.6 (0.3)3.3 (0.3)36.2 (1.0)
  Non-Hispanic black17.5 (1.0)27.2 (1.7)10.1 (0.7)3.9 (0.5)41.3 (1.5)
  Hispanic14.8 (0.9)31.8 (1.0)7.7 (0.6)4.7 (0.4)41.0 (1.0)
  Other or missing12.9 (0.8)26.9 (1.4)6.9 (0.6)6.5 (0.7)46.8 (1.7)
Chewing tobacco, snuff, dip, or snus
 Overall8.6 (0.3)38.7 (0.9)14.0 (0.4)3.2 (0.2)35.5 (0.8)
 Gender<.001
  Male10.6 (0.4)37.2 (1.0)14.9 (0.6)2.9 (0.3)34.4 (1.0)
  Female6.6 (0.3)40.3 (1.0)12.9 (0.5)3.5 (0.3)36.7 (0.9)
 Age<.001
  <15 y7.6 (0.4)30.2 (0.8)13.6 (0.5)5.0 (0.3)43.6 (0.8)
  ≥15 y9.5 (0.3)46.9 (0.9)14.3 (0.7)1.5 (0.1)27.9 (0.9)
 Ethnicity<.001
  Non-Hispanic white9.6 (0.4)44.5 (1.1)12.0 (0.5)2.1 (0.2)31.8 (1.0)
  Non-Hispanic black6.6 (0.7)29.7 (1.6)17.9 (1.1))4.8 (0.6)41.0 (1.2)
  Hispanic7.4 (0.5)33.6 (1.0)16.8 (0.7)4.3 (0.3)37.9 (0.9)
  Other or missing8.1 (0.7)29.2 (1.5)13.1 (0.9)5.5 (0.7)44.1 (2.1)
  • Weighted percentages with SEs in parentheses are displayed.