Table 2

Perceptions about glass-contaminated cigarette filters

QuestionCurrent smokers (n = 53)Former smokers (n = 24)Never smokers (n = 60)
YesNoYesNoYesNo
Are eaten or inhaled glass fibers an additional health risk?98%2%100%0%100%0%
Should tobacco companies make the public aware of loose glass fibers?100%0%100%0%97%3%