Table 1

Characteristics of smokers, overall and by menthol use, in Ontario, Canada (N=913), 2016–2018

CharacteristicsNo menthol useOccasional menthol useDaily menthol useTotalnP value
n=306 (34%)n=420 (46%)n=187 (21%)N=913
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Sex
 Female506065585270.017
 Male49403442380
 Other11116
Age
 16–294241616143p<0.001
 30 and over96768484770
Education
 ≤High school41222729267p<0.001
 >High school59787371646
Race
 Non-white11201817153p=0.002
 White89808283760
Cigarettes per day
 0 to 1032373535318p=0.012
 11 to 2046353639357
 21 to 3014171315139
 Over 30711161199
Smoking pattern
 Daily958210090824p<0.001
 Non-daily51801089
Quit postban
 No86807681742p=0.014
 Yes14202419171
Quit attempt postban
 No57383744400p<0.001
 Yes43626356513