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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the complete sample

From: Electronic cigarettes in standard smoking cessation treatment by tobacco counselors in Flanders: E-cigarette users show similar if not higher quit rates as those using commonly recommended smoking cessation aids

Variable N M (SD) or %
Demographic characteristics
Age (years) 243 52 (12.14)
Gender (men/women) 98/146 40.16/59.84
Highest educational degree
None 11 4.51
Elementary school 7 2.87
High school 127 52.05
Non-academic bachelor 72 29.51
University 23 9.43
Other 2 0.82
Missing / did not wish to answer 2 0.82
Occupation
Student 3 1.23
Part-time job 36 14.75
Full-time job 109 44.67
Housewife/-man 7 2.87
Job seeker 10 4.10
Retired 60 24.59
Invalidity 16 6.56
Missing / did not wish to answer 3 1.23
Marital status
Single 33 13.52
Relationship, not living together 20 8.20
Relationship, living together 52 21.31
Married 96 39.34
Divorced 31 12.70
Widow(er) 9 3.69
Other 2 0.82
Missing / did not wish to answer 1 0.41
Net income per month (in €)
 < 1000 11 4.51
1000–1500 60 24.59
1500–2000 71 29.10
2000–2500 43 17.62
2500–3000 11 4.51
 > 3000 5 2.05
Missing / did not wish to answer 43 17.62
Nationality
Belgian 237 97.13
Other 4 1.64
Missing / did not wish to answer 3 1.23