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Table 7 Purchase location change

From: Effect of Massachusetts House Bill No. 4196 on electronic cigarette use: a mixed-methods study

Out-of-state purchasing (N = 36) N Percentage  
Made trips primarily to purchase product before 6/1/2020 19 52.78  
Made trips primarily to purchase product after 6/1/2020 25 69.44  
Change 6 31.58  
Purchase location Before 6/1/2020 (N = 36) After 6/1/2020 (N = 36) Change (%)
Specialty shop 26 23 − 11.54
Non-specialty shop 0 1 100.00
Online specialty 15 12 − 20.00
Online third party 1 2 100.00
Friend/acquaintance 0 4 400.00
Did not purchase in specified period 0 3 300.00
Other/unspecified 1 3 200.00
  1. Number of participants who reported traveling out of state for the primary purpose of purchasing e-cigarettes before and after June 1, number of participants indicating where they purchased e-cigarettes before and after June 1, and the percentage change in these numbers. Participants were able to select more than one purchase location