QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 18 Years or Older Who Currently Use E-Cigarettes, by Sex and Age Group — National Health Interview Survey, 2016

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In 2016, 3.8% of men and 2.6% of women aged 18 years older currently used e-cigarettes.

Among men, current e-cigarette use decreased with advancing age, from 7.1% among men aged 18–24 years to 4.8% among men aged 25–49 years, 2.6% among men 50–64 years, and 1.1% among men aged 65 years or older.

Among women, current e-cigarette use increased between ages 18–24 years (2.3%) and 25–49 years (3.3%) and decreased between ages 50–64 years (3.0%) and 65 years or older (0.9%).

A greater percentage of men aged 18–24 years and 25–49 years currently used e-cigarettes compared with women in the same age groups.

Source: National Health Interview Survey, 2016


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