Student Awareness about the Use of Electronic Cigarettes in Malaysia

Lukman@Zawawi, Mohamad and Azlini, Chik and Normala, Riza (2018) Student Awareness about the Use of Electronic Cigarettes in Malaysia. International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science, 2 (12). pp. 212-215. ISSN 2454-6186

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Electronic cigarettes are used as an option to nicotine supplier as tobacco cigarettes. It is also used as a cessation base for someone who has the intention to quit smoking. Majority of electronic cigarette users have argued that electronic cigarettes are a lesser amount of dangerous and safer than tobacco cigarettes. Public awareness of the presence of electronic cigarette makes it an increasingly popular trend in Malaysia. The aim of this study is to identify the awareness of using electronic cigarette among students in Malaysia. This study uses descriptive research method that uses statistic percentage and frequency to accomplish the research objectives. The study was carried out on September to October 2018. This research study uses a quantitative method in the form of an online survey. The respondents of this study were students aged 19 to 26 years old. The number of respondents in this study was 440 persons consisting of 156 males and 284 females. The finding of this study also found that there were only a small number of respondents using electronic cigarettes in their daily lives. Awareness about the use of electronic cigarettes is also at a high stage among students. Almost all the respondents have high levels of knowledge and awareness on the use of electronic cigarette.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Electronic Cigarette, Online Survey, Awareness, University Students, Malaysia.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Divisions: Faculty of Applied Social Sciences
Depositing User: Rafidah M.Saaid
Date Deposited: 02 Mar 2022 08:10
Last Modified: 02 Mar 2022 08:10

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