Table 2

Awareness, trial and current use of HTPs, according to other nicotine use status

Outcome of interestNon-current smoker/vaper‘Exclusive’ vaper‘Exclusive’ smokerConcurrent smoker–vaperRao-Scott
χ2 p value
Overall sample (n=12 987)n=1619n=1087n=6753n=3528
 Aware of HTPs25.7 (22.8–28.6)34.5 (29.4–39.5)30.4 (29.0–31.7)40.5 (38.2–42.7)<0.001
 Ever tried HTPs1.2 (0.6–1.8)2.0 (0.9–3.1)2.0 (1.6–2.5)10.9 (9.6–12.2)<0.001
 Current HTP user0.1 (0.0–0.1)1.0 (0.3–1.8)0.3 (0.2–0.5)8.4 (7.3–9.6)<0.001*
CA respondents (n=3778)n=705n=251n=1948n=874
 Aware of HTPs28.3 (24.0–32.6)27.1 (17.3–36.9)30.8 (28.6–33.0)39.9 (35.5–44.3)0.044
 Ever tried HTPs2.5 (1.1–3.9)5.6 (0.0–11.2)2.8 (1.9–3.6)13.9 (10.7–17.0)<0.001
 Current HTP user0.2 (0.0–0.4)2.4 (0.0–5.2)0.4 (0.1–0.7)9.0 (6.3–11.7)<0.001*
EN respondents (n=4848)n=301n=398n=2358n=1791
 Aware of HTPs20.8 (14.8–26.8)35.7 (28.0–43.4)32.0 (29.7–34.3)42.7 (39.6–45.9)<0.001
 Ever tried HTPs0.5 (0.0–1.3)1.6 (0.2–3.1)1.9 (1.1–2.7)10.8 (9.1–12.6)<0.001*
 Current HTP user0.0 (0.0–0.0)0.7 (0.0–1.7)0.5 (0.1–0.9)9.1 (7.5–10.8)<0.001*
US respondents (n=2846)n=422n=358n=1361n=705
 Aware of HTPs29.9 (24.5–35.2)27.7 (21.6–33.8)29.9 (26.8–33.0)36.3 (31.4–41.2)0.403
 Ever tried HTPs0.5 (0.0–1.1)2.7 (0.5–4.9)2.0 (0.9–3.1)7.8 (5.3–10.2)<0.001*
 Current HTP user0.0 (0.0–0.0)2.0 (0.0–4.1)0.2 (0.0–0.4)6.3 (4.0–8.5)0.027†
AU respondents (n=1515)n=191n=80n=1086n=158
 Aware of HTPs23.5 (15.9–31.1)44.0 (29.7–58.2)25.8 (22.1–29.6)34.8 (23.4–46.2)0.005
 Ever tried HTPs0.9 (0.0–2.8)0.0 (0.0–0.0)0.8 (0.0–1.6)11.4 (2.7–20.1)N/A
 Current HTP user0.0 (0.0–0.0)0.0 (0.0–0.0)0.0 (0.0–0.1)7.3 (0.4–14.1)N/A
  • Values represent weighted % (95% CI) unless otherwise indicated.

  • *Due to limited cell sizes (n<5), non-current smoker–vaper category excluded from the χ2 test.

  • †Due to limited cell sizes (n<5), non-current smoker–vaper and ‘exclusive’ smoker categories excluded from the χ2 test.

  • HTP, heated tobacco product.