With internet surveys the authors usually caution that the results are not representative for the population. Not even for all vapers. That certainly is true. But does this limit the validity and applicability of the collected data? Only if you try to extrapolate to the general population. Look at who the participants are: They (we) are some of the most successful vapers. We are active because it is important to us to keep this far superior alternative to smoking available.
What the collected data reveal totally unbiased are the common traits of successful, active vapers!
These data show which factors are important for successful smoking cessation by switching to vaping. And what remains important to stay tobacco free. Like the plethora of flavors:
It’s not just a minor option. It’s a major factor.
Also other surveys may be really useful looking at them from this perspective. Like: