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Table 2 Basic information related to E-cigarette use among participants (n = 523)

From: Electronic cigarettes’ withdrawal severity symptoms among users during intermittent fasting: a cross-sectional study

Domain n (%)
The reason for E-cigarettes usage
 To quit smoking 297 (56.8)
 Love to try different new types of smoking 41 (7.8)
 It has better smell and taste than tobacco 157 (30.0)
 Easy to use 21 (4.0)
 Safer than tobacco 7 (1.3)
The volume of consumed E-liquid per day
 Less than 2 mL 92 (17.6)
 2–5 mL 283 (54.1)
 More than 5 mL 148 (28.3)
Usage of E-cigarette concomitantly with tobacco
 Yes (dual E-cig users) 93 (17.8)
 No, only e-cigarettes (sole E-cig users) 150 (28.7)
 Replaced tobacco with e-cigarettes 280 (53.5)
E-cigarettes capability to reduce the desire for tobacco smoking and help to quit smoking
 Yes 307 (58.6)
 Maybe 61 (11.7)
 No 5 (1.0)
 I don't smoke tobacco cigarettes, so I don't know 150 (28.7)