VAPING

RIGHTS 4 VAPERS

SURVEY RESULTS
THE RAW DATA.

To ensure comparability and consistency, answers to open ended questions from the first wave of data collection were coded by an industry expert to fit the categories offered as choices in the drop down menus of the second wave of data collection. For example, “magic rainbow unicorn breath” (fake name) was coded as “fruit.” For the full original data set, including answers to the open ended questions on flavours, please contact the email listed.

Notes:
Column A and B:
If empty= data collected from first wave and respondents answered open ended
Column E:
“Multiple”=more than 3 flavours listed
If empty =respondent was in the second wave of data collection and their answers are marked in column H_L

First Wave Question First Wave Answer Options Second Wave Questions Second Wave Answer Options Third Wave Questions (In Progress) Third Wave Answer Options
What is your age? Open ended What is your age? Drop drown:
18-25
26-34
35-45
46-54
55+
What is your age? Drop drown:
18-25
26-34
35-45
46-54
55+
How many years have you been vaping? Open ended How many years have you been vaping? Open ended How many years have you been vaping? Open ended
What flavours do you vape? Open ended What flavours do you vape currently? Drop down:
Select all
Menthol
Tobacco
Fruit
Candy/Dessert Other
What flavours do you vape currently? Multi Select:
Select all
Menthol
Tobacco
Fruit
Candy/Dessert Other
What flavours did you start with? Open ended What flavours did you start with? Drop down:
Select all
Menthol
Tobacco
Fruit
Candy/Dessert Other
What flavours did you start with? Multi Select:
Select all
Menthol
Tobacco
Fruit
Candy/Dessert Other
What nicotine levels do you vape? Open ended What nicotine levels do you vape? Open ended What nicotine levels do you vape? Drop drown:
0-3 mg
3-6 mg
6-12 mg
12-18 mg
18-24 mg
25-36 mg
37-50 mg
What nicotine level did you start with? Open ended What nicotine level did you start with? Open ended What nicotine level did you start with? Drop drown:
0-3 mg
3-6 mg
6-12 mg
12-18 mg
18-24 mg
25-36 mg
37-50 mg

There were two waves of data collection. The first and second wave of data collection differ in the options given to respondents to answer the question. From the first to the second wave, some answer options were restricted from open ended to drop down menus. The drop down menus were based on categories used most frequently in related policy. Please see table above for which question the answer options were restricted:

PROFESSOR PSYCHOLOGY

ABOUT DR. CHRISTOPHER LALONDE

DR. CHRISTOPHER
LALONDE
PH.D.

Christopher Lalonde, Ph.D., is a developmental psychologist and Professor of Psychology at the ​University of Victoria and a published author and researcher.  His research focuses on cultural influences on identity formation and wellbeing and is keenly interested in the relations between policy and youth health. He is currently involved in a research program with First Nations in British Columbia and the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs  that explores how the promotion of First Nations cultures and the pursuit of self-determination fosters youth health and wellbeing.