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Table 2 Practitioners’ responses to questions regarding e-cigarette use among patients with thoracic malignancies

From: Electronic cigarettes: a survey of perceived patient use and attitudes among members of the British thoracic oncology group

Variable Participants n (%)
Proportion of ever-smoker patients who have:  
  Asked questions regarding e-cigarettesa  
   None 25 (18.7)
   Less than a quarter 69 (51.5)
   From a quarter to half 25 (18.7)
   From a half to three quarters 11 (8.2)
   More than three quarters 4 (3.0)
  Ever-used e-cigarettesa  
   None 6 (4.6)
   Less than a quarter 63 (48.1)
   From a quarter to half 47 (35.9)
   From a half to three quarters 12 (9.2)
   More than three quarters 3 (2.3)
  Regularly use e-cigarettesa  
   None 8 (6.2)
   Less than a quarter 79 (61.2)
   From a quarter to half 38 (29.5)
   From a half to three quarters 3 (2.3)
   More than three quarters 1 (0.8)
  1. aFigures do not equate to 141 due to some missing data