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Table 5 Logistic regression analysis of the association between first e-cigarette purchases that were tobacco-flavored and fruit/fruit beverage-flavored and Tobacco Use Pathway Group and time of first e-cigarette purchase

From: Changing patterns of first e-cigarette flavor used and current flavors used by 20,836 adult frequent e-cigarette users in the USA

Variable B OR 95% CI p
Tobacco-flavored FEP
 TUP group
  Never smoker e-cigarette users (referent)
   Switchers 1.39 4.03 3.26–4.97 < 0.001
   Dual users 1.42 4.14 3.26–5.26 < 0.001
   Former smoker e-cigarette users 0.85 2.33 1.85–2.93 < 0.001
 Time of FEP
  > 5 years (referent)
   < 12 months − 1.04 0.35 0.32–0.40 < 0.001
   1–3 years − 0.80 0.45 0.41–0.49 < 0.001
   3–5 years − 0.46 0.63 0.58–0.69 < 0.001
Fruit/fruit beverage-flavored FEP
 TUP group
  Never smoker e-cigarette users (referent)
   Switchers − 0.85 0.43 0.38–0.49 < 0.001
   Dual users − 0.90 0.41 0.34–0.48 < 0.001
   Former smoker e-cigarette users − 0.55 0.58 0.50–0.67 < 0.001
 Time of FEP
  > 5 years (referent)
   < 12 months 0.89 2.43 2.16–2.72 < 0.001
   1–3 years 0.79 2.21 1.99–2.46 < 0.001
   3–5 years 0.57 1.76 1.59–1.96 < 0.001
  1. TUP Tobacco Use Pathway, FEP First E-cigarette purchase