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Vaping survey among 41 respondents (ages 15 to 18).

22 percent of students use a vaping product more than 16 times a week.

90 percent of students who vape do not use traditional cigarettes.

51 percent of students do not believe vaping products are as harmful as traditional cigarettes.

53 percent of students believe vaping products will help someone who is trying to stop traditional cigarettes.

48 percent of students believe that the flavor is what attracts people to vape.

19 percent of students believe it is not addictive.

14 percent of students believe vaping is cheaper (than traditional cigarettes).

14 percent of students believe vaping is less harmful.

12 percent of students believe vaping is trendy.

Possible side effects from vaping (percentage of respondents experienced or believe can experience): Coughing (48%), dry mouth (34%), dizziness or headaches (31%), sore throat (26%), chest pain (24%), tired or fatigued (19%) or lung infection (17%).

Imformation courtesy of East Liverpool Health District

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