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Table 1 Characteristics of participants

From: Views on and experiences of electronic cigarettes: a qualitative study of women who are pregnant or have recently given birth

ID Smoking status EC status EC level of use Age range Weeks’ gestation/ months postpartum Living with partner Age left Education Ethnicity Employed Interviewed second time Smoking status and EC
1 ex-smoker ex-user trier 30–39 37 weeks yes 17 white British yes No change: smoker/ex EC user
2 ex-smoker ex-user trier 30–39 37 weeks yes 16 white British yes  
3 ex-smoker never user n/a 30–39 5 months postpartum yes 21 Asian yes  
4 ex-smoker ex-user trier 20–29 36 weeks yes 18 white British yes  
5 smoker current user intermittent 20–29 6 months postpartum yes 18 white British yes  
6 smoker current user intermittent 30–39 10 weeks yes 26 white British yes  
7 smoker current user intensive 20–29 4 months postpartum yes 16 white British yes  
8 smoker current user intensive 20–29 25 weeks yes 19 white British yes  
9 smoker ex-user intensive 20–29 27 weeks no 16 white British no No change: smoker/ ex EC user
10 ex-smoker current user intensive 20–29 11 weeks no still in education white British yes  
11 smoker never user n/a 30–39 33 weeks yes 18 white British yes  
12 smoker ex-user intermittent 30–39 19 weeks no 16 white British no  
13 ex-smoker never user n/a 30–39 19 weeks yes 16 white British no  
14 ex-smoker ex-user trier 20–29 16 weeks yes 17 white British no No change: ex-smoker/ ex EC user
15 smoker never user n/a 30–39 19 weeks no 16 white British yes  
16 ex-smoker ex-user trier 20–29 35 weeks no 18 white British yes  
17 smoker never user n/a 20–29 12 weeks no 15 White/ black Caribbean yes Change: smoker/ ex EC user (trier)
18 smoker ex-user intensive 20–29 4 months postpartum yes 16 white British yes  
19 ex-smoker current user intermittent 20–29 21 weeks yes 16 white British yes Change: Smoker/ current EC user
20 smoker never user n/a 20–29 4 months postpartum no 15 white British no  
21 ex-smoker never user n/a 20–29 4 months postpartum yes 17 white British yes  
22 smoker current user intermittent 20–29 1 month postpartum no 23 black Caribbean yes  
23 ex-smoker ex-user trier 20–29 < 1 month postpartum yes 16 white British yes  
24 smoker current user intensive 30–39 5 months postpartum yes 22 white Asian yes  
25 smoker never user n/a 20–29 3 months postpartum yes 16 white British yes  
26 smoker current user intensive 20–29 3 months postpartum yes 15 white British yes  
27 ex-smoker ex-user trier 20–29 4 months postpartum yes 21 white British yes  
28 ex-smoker never user n/a 20–29 3 months postpartum no 21 White/ black Caribbean yes  
29 ex-smoker never user n/a 20–29 < 1 month postpartum yes 21 white British yes  
30 smoker ex-user trier 20–29 4 months postpartum yes 21 white British yes