Nicotine use among males and females, by smoking status

Nicotine use among males and females, by smoking status

Overall, significantly more males (88.3%a) than females (78.3%b) used an e-liquid with nicotine in the past 30 days.137

As shown in Figure 11.31, among non-smokers, significantly more males (90.4%) than females (78.9%), used e-cigarettes containing nicotine.138

Although more male smokers (84.9%) used e-cigarettes containing nicotine, compared to female smokers (77.1%), this difference was not statistically significant.139

Bar chart showing percentage of past 30-day e-cigarette users who used an e-liquid with nicotine on at least one day in the past 30 days, among males and females and by smoking status, in 2020. Trends described in text. Data table below with 95% confidence intervals.


95% confidence intervals for in-text estimates

a: 88.3 [83.0-93.5]
b: 78.3 [69.9-86.7]