Overview of Historical Data, 1999-2012

Table 1 - Percentage of current smokers, by age group and sex, age 15+ years, Canada 1999 to 2012
Age Group
(years)
Sex 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

Table 1 Footnotes

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15+ Both Sexes 25.2 24.4 21.7 21.4 20.9 19.6 18.7 18.6 19.2 17.9 17.5Table 1 Footnote 16.7 17.3 16.1
Male 27.3 25.8 23.9 23.0 23.3 22.0 21.6 20.3 20.4 20.1 19.2 19.7 19.7 18.4
Female 23.3 23.1 19.6 19.9 18.5Table 1 Footnote 17.2 15.9 17.0 18.1 15.7 15.9 13.8 15.0 13.9
15-19 Both Sexes 27.7 25.3 22.5Table 1 Footnote 22.0 18.3 18.4 18.0 14.8 15.2 14.8 13.0 12.2 11.8 10.9
20-24 35.4 32.3 32.1 30.6 30.5Table 1 Footnote 27.8 26.0 27.3 25.5Table 1 Footnote 27.3 23.0 22.1 21.5Table 1 Footnote 20.3
25-34 29.9 28.3 25.0 26.6 27.1 28.1 23.7 23.9 21.5Table 1 Footnote 21.0 22.5Table 1 Footnote 21.1 23.7 21.8
35-44 29.9 30.6 25.0 24.3 24.0 22.0 23.2 19.8 20.4 18.9 18.3 19.7 15.7 17.9
45-54 24.0 22.6 22.8 21.3 21.6 19.4 19.7 22.0 23.4 20.7 20.3 18.7 20.2 16.7
55+ 14.8 15.2 12.6 13.0 12.0 10.7 10.1 11.1 13.9 12.0 12.3 11.3 13.4 12.2
15-17 23.3 21.5Table 1 Footnote 18.4 18.0 14.9 14.0 13.7 10.9 10.4 9.7 9.7 8.9 7.7 7.2
18-19 34.3 31.0 29.3 28.3 24.2 25.6 25.1 21.7 22.7 23.3 17.9 17.6 18.1 16.3
20-22 38.3 33.0 33.5Table 1 Footnote 29.4 30.8 27.3 26.2 27.2 24.1 26.3 21.9 22.0 21.0 21.6
23-24 31.0 31.1 29.6 32.8 30.0 28.5Table 1 Footnote 25.7 27.3 27.5Table 1 Footnote 29.1 25.0 22.3 22.3 17.8
25+ 23.9 23.6 20.6 20.5Table 1 Footnote 20.1 18.9 18.0 18.1 19.0 17.3 17.4 16.6 17.4 16.2
Table 2 - Percentage of current smokers, by province and age group, age 15+ years, Canada 1999 to 2012
  Age Group
(years)
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

Table 2 Footnotes

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Current smoking rate in 2012 is significantly different from 2011. All other changes between 2012 and 2011 are not significantly different.

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Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Canada 15+ 25.2 24.4 21.7 21.4 20.9 19.6 18.7 18.6 19.2 17.9 17.5 Table 2 Footnote 16.7 17.3 16.1
15-19 27.7 25.3 22.5Footnote 22.0 18.3 18.4 18.0 14.8 15.2 14.8 13.0 12.2 11.8 10.9
20-24 35.4 32.3 32.1 30.6 30.5Footnote 27.8 26.0 27.3 25.5Footnote 27.3 23.0 22.1 21.5Footnote 20.3
25-44 29.9 29.6 25.0 25.4 25.4 24.8 23.4 21.7 20.9 19.9 20.4 20.4 19.7 19.9
45+ 18.5Footnote 18.2 16.8 16.3 15.8 14.2 13.9 15.4 17.6 15.4 15.4 14.1 15.9 13.8
Newfoundland and Labrador 15+ 28.5Footnote 27.7 25.7 24.1 23.0 21.8 20.6 21.7 21.2 20.2 20.7 20.0 18.9 19.7
15-19 29.9 28.4 22.0 22.2 22.0 21.1 19.0 16.2 16.8 14.7 16.0 15.1 11.1 12.2
20-24 37.2 40.0 41.4 35.6 34.3 33.5Table 2 Footnote 28.3 33.3 30.8 28.2 29.4 32.9 25.0 23.6
25-44 34.6 38.2 31.9 30.1 28.9 28.6 22.5Table 2 Footnote 27.7 25.8 25.1 27.7 27.0 24.5 24.7
45+ 20.9 16.2 18.3 17.5Table 2 Footnote 16.6 15.0 18.2 16.9 17.5Table 2 Footnote 17.0 16.1 15.2 16.2 17.6
Prince Edward Island 15+ 25.5Table 2 Footnote 25.7 25.6 23.1 21.4 21.2 19.9 19.2 18.4 19.2 17.6 16.2 19.1 15.2Table 2 Footnote 1
15-19 28.3 21.5Footnote 20.4 19.3 19.6 16.6 12.9 14.1 13.1 13.7 14.2 11.3 14.4 8.5Table 2 Footnote Table 2 Footnote 1
20-24 37.0 36.1 34.8 35.3 32.2 31.2 32.3 30.6 24.8 30.8 22.0 21.8 30.3 20.2Table 2 Footnote 1
25-44 30.0 32.9 30.7 30.1 25.9 27.3 25.9 25.0 20.4 21.4 20.5Table 2 Footnote 20.0 23.2 20.5Table 2 Footnote
45+ 18.9 18.8 20.9 16.1 16.4 16.0 15.1 14.6 17.1 16.9 15.9 14.3 15.9 12.7
Nova Scotia 15+ 28.9 29.8 24.9 25.3 22.1 20.2 21.0 21.8 20.4 19.7 19.8 20.8 18.1 15.6
15-19 30.1 25.1 26.8 20.2 18.3 20.3 12.9 14.8 13.4 14.4 14.2 15.8 11.9 10.7
20-24 36.6 37.2 31.4 33.8 35.4 32.7 26.6 32.6 29.3 26.3 30.0 23.5Footnote 29.4 21.4Table 2 Footnote 1
25-44 35.7 38.2 30.9 30.7 26.0 25.5Footnote 30.0 29.3 23.8 23.8 23.9 27.7 20.8 22.1
45+ 21.5Footnote 22.2 18.5Footnote 20.6 17.6 14.3 15.3 16.4 17.9 17.1 16.7 17.3 15.8 12.1Table 2 Footnote 1
New Brunswick 15+ 26.5Footnote 26.6 25.0 21.1 24.3 24.2 21.8 22.6 21.2 19.9 21.3 19.2 18.8 17.3
15-19 27.4 29.9 24.6 17.6 21.6 17.7 17.9 15.7 16.8 14.1 15.7 11.9 13.8 14.0Footnote *
20-24 35.8 35.8 39.2 30.8 32.4 32.4 30.1 32.1 24.0 29.0 27.3 28.7 25.1 26.4
25-44 30.2 31.1 32.5Table 2 Footnote 26.9 31.4 31.6 28.9 25.8 28.7 22.6 26.8 25.8 22.2 21.1
45+ 21.3 20.5Table 2 Footnote 16.3 15.3 18.0 18.4 16.1 20.0 16.6 17.8 18.0 15.2 16.7 14.5Table 2 Footnote
Quebec 15+ 30.3 28.2 24.1 25.8 24.6 22.2 22.2 20.1 21.7 19.1 20.7 17.8 19.8 17.1
15-19 35.7 29.6 28.6 32.0 25.5Table 2 Footnote 24.1 22.8 18.3 17.4 16.6 18.1 15.0 17.2 13.4
20-24 39.4 38.5Footnote 32.2 36.2 35.8 33.5Table 2 Footnote 31.7 29.7 32.2 30.7 30.2 23.6 23.2 22.0
25-44 33.4 34.1 30.8 28.5Footnote 29.8 28.1 26.3 19.3 24.7 22.9 22.2 22.4 24.2 20.4
45+ 24.9 21.1 16.4 20.9 18.6 15.6 17.5Table 2 Footnote 19.4 18.8 15.4 18.8 14.5Footnote 17.0 14.9
Ontario 15+ 23.2 23.1 19.7 19.7 19.6 18.7 16.4 16.6 18.2 16.8 15.4 15.2 16.3 15.7
15-19 24.8 25.1 18.8 19.2 14.5Footnote 16.8 16.0 12.5Footnote 13.5Footnote 12.7 9.1 9.1 9.1 9.0
20-24 34.0 28.5Footnote 31.3 29.3 30.0 23.8 21.1 24.6 22.3 27.2 18.5Footnote 19.4 20.8 18.0
25-44 28.7 27.8 20.5Footnote 24.1 23.1 25.9 21.8 21.2 18.4 18.3 17.3 18.0 17.7 20.4
45+ 15.7 17.2 17.1 14.2 15.6 12.0 11.3 12.4 18.3 14.5Footnote 14.6 13.5Footnote 15.8 13.3
Manitoba 15+ 23.3 25.7 25.9 21.1 20.9 20.6 22.3 20.1 19.9 20.8 18.9 20.5Table 2 Footnote 18.7 17.9
15-19 29.5Footnote 25.4 28.2 23.3 20.3 21.0 20.0 19.7 20.1 17.0 17.9 15.0 14.3 12.5Table 2 Footnote
20-24 32.4 36.6 36.8 33.4 29.2 25.5Table 2 Footnote 32.8 31.7 30.9 24.5Table 2 Footnote 25.4 26.7 26.6 27.4
25-44 30.1 30.8 29.5Table 2 Footnote 24.5Footnote 27.8 23.1 25.8 24.2 23.6 24.7 23.5Footnote 26.4 22.4 20.4
45+ 14.2 19.2 20.3 15.5Table 2 Footnote 14.0 17.7 18.0 15.0 15.2 18.2 14.7 16.5Footnote 15.5Table 2 Footnote 15.5Table 2 Footnote
Saskatchewan 15+ 25.9 28.1 25.4 21.2 24.1 21.7 22.0 23.7 24.0 20.3 22.3 21.1 19.2 18.5Table 2 Footnote
15-19 31.4 24.1 27.1 29.0 28.2 24.7 24.9 20.8 22.0 20.0 18.3 20.3 19.8 20.2
20-24 32.3 36.4 37.8 34.3 33.9 28.9 35.7 31.2 31.2 27.0 27.9 25.1 27.0 25.1
25-44 31.5Footnote 36.7 29.9 25.6 27.7 28.1 26.3 30.1 29.7 23.1 28.5Footnote 24.6 23.3 19.2
45+ 18.5Table 2 Footnote 20.2 18.9 13.4 18.7 15.1 15.8 18.6 19.3 17.4 18.0 18.4 15.1 16.6
Alberta 15+ 26.0 22.6 25.1 22.8 20.0 20.1 20.6 21.3 20.9 20.4 18.0 18.8 17.7 17.4
15-19 26.4 24.4 24.1 19.0 18.2 15.7 18.9 15.2 20.1 16.0 12.4 16.9 8.3 9.9
20-24 39.9 29.5Table 2 Footnote 34.5Footnote 29.6 30.7 28.3 27.1 30.0 27.5Footnote 29.2 25.6 20.4 24.0 24.4
25-44 28.0 26.2 29.1 26.2 26.3 21.6 25.8 24.5Table 2 Footnote 23.1 21.5Footnote 20.8 23.6 18.6 16.0
45+ 20.1 16.5Footnote 19.0 18.6 11.8 17.8 14.9 17.7 17.7 18.4 15.0 14.7 17.2 18.4
British Columbia 15+ 20.0 19.6 16.7 16.5Footnote 16.4 15.2 14.7 16.4 14.4 14.7 14.9 14.3 14.2 13.2
15-19 20.2 18.0 16.8 14.8 13.5Table 2 Footnote 12.8 14.4 12.4 9.0 15.2 12.5Table 2 Footnote 8.9Footnote * 10.1 9.9
20-24 29.0 28.5Footnote 27.0 22.0 19.5Table 2 Footnote 26.5Footnote 24.0 24.0 18.2 21.0 17.8 24.6 13.1 16.1
25-44 25.9 23.8 18.9 20.9 21.2 16.3 17.8 19.7 15.3 14.7 21.0 15.9 16.6 20.0
45+ 12.9 14.6 13.0 12.3 12.7 12.9 10.9 13.3 14.0 13.6 10.7 12.3 13.5Table 2 Footnote 9.2Table 2 Footnote 1
Table 3 - Percentage of daily smokers, by age group and sex, age 15+ years, Canada 1999 to 2012
Age Group
(years)
Sex 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

Table 3 Footnotes

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15+ Both Sexes 21.0 19.9 18.1 17.6 16.6 15.0 15.0 14.2 15.3 13.5 13.6 13.1 13.7 11.9
Male 22.7 21.4 20.3 19.0 19.0 16.5Table 3 Footnote 17.7 15.4 16.4 15.4 15.1 15.3 15.5Table 3 Footnote 13.2
Female 19.4 18.5Table 3 Footnote 15.9 16.4 14.4 13.5Table 3 Footnote 12.3 13.0 14.3 11.6 12.1 10.9 12.1 10.5Table 3 Footnote
15-19 Both Sexes 20.0 17.9 16.1 16.4 11.7 10.9 11.3 8.6 9.2 8.6 7.5Table 3 Footnote 7.3 6.0 6.6
20-24 27.7 25.2 24.2 22.6 21.2 19.6 18.6 18.4 16.9 18.5Table 3 Footnote 14.7 14.9 14.0 12.6
25-34 24.5Table 3 Footnote 23.4 20.9 21.1 20.9 20.9 18.5Table 3 Footnote 16.3 16.3 14.2 16.8 15.7 18.2 15.3
35-44 25.4 25.3 20.5Table 3 Footnote 20.6 19.3 17.6 19.8 16.3 17.8 15.3 14.5Table 3 Footnote 15.5Table 3 Footnote 12.2 12.0
45-54 21.0 19.5Table 3 Footnote 20.2 18.3 19.5Table 3 Footnote 16.1 17.0 18.0 20.0 17.7 16.5Table 3 Footnote 15.3 17.5 Table 3 Footnote 13.9
55+ 13.0 12.4 11.6 11.6 10.2 8.6 8.3 9.5Table 3 Footnote 11.5Table 3 Footnote 9.2 10.7 9.8 11.8 9.9
15-17 15.6 15.1 13.0 13.7 9.0 7.3 7.9 5.8 5.9 5.0 5.4 4.9 3.9 3.7
18-19 26.5Table 3 Footnote 22.3 21.2 20.6 16.4 16.8 16.9 13.5Table 3 Footnote 14.5Table 3 Footnote 14.4 10.6 11.3 9.1 10.8
20-22 29.3 25.3 25.7 21.7 22.2 18.5Table 3 Footnote 18.2 18.2 15.5Table 3 Footnote 17.6 13.1 14.5Table 3 Footnote 13.5Table 3 Footnote 13.2
23-24 25.4 25.0 21.5Table 3 Footnote 24.2 19.6 21.3 19.1 18.6 18.8 20.1 17.7 15.7 15.0 11.5Table 3 Footnote
25+ 20.4 19.6 17.7 17.3 16.7 14.9 15.0 14.3 15.8 13.4 14.0 13.4 14.4 12.3
Table 4 - Percentage of daily smokers, by province and age group, age 15+ years, Canada 1999 to 2012
  Age Group
(years)
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

Table 4 Footnotes

Table 4 Footnote 1

Daily smoking rate in 2012 is significantly different from 2011. All other changes between 2012 and 2011 are not significantly different.

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Table 4 Footnote 2

High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.

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Table 4 Footnote 5

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Canada 15+ 21.0 19.9 18.1 17.6 16.6 15.0 15.0 14.2 15.3 13.5Table 4 Footnote 14.0 13.1 13.7 11.9
15-19 20.0 17.9 16.1 16.4 11.7 10.9 11.3 8.6 9.2 8.6 7.0 7.3 6.0 6.6
20-24 27.7 25.2 24.2 22.6 21.2 19.6 18.6 18.4 16.9 18.5Table 4 Footnote 15.0 14.9 14.0 12.6
25-44 25.0 24.4 20.6 20.8 20.0 19.1 19.2 16.3 17.1 14.7 15.7 15.6 15.3 13.7
45+ 16.2 15.3 15.1 14.3 13.9 11.6 11.8 12.8 14.8 12.5Table 4 Footnote 12.9 11.9 13.9 11.3
Newfoundland and Labrador 15+ 24.1 24.3 21.7 20.8 18.7 17.1 16.5Table 4 Footnote 17.0 17.5Table 4 Footnote 16.4 16.4 16.7 14.8 16.8
15-19 20.7 21.3 15.3 18.2 17.0 12.5Table 4 Footnote 14.1 11.3 11.9 10.0 11.7 9.0Table 4 Footnote * 7.3 8.4
20-24 29.6 32.5Table 4 Footnote 30.9 31.0 26.7 25.1 22.7 24.4 21.4 20.5Table 4 Footnote 20.7 25.0 19.0 18.1
25-44 30.1 33.7 27.2 25.2 23.4 22.9 17.5Table 4 Footnote 20.5Table 4 Footnote 22.4 20.9 21.2 23.0 19.1 21.6
45+ 18.3 15.1 16.7 16.0 14.1 12.3 15.3 14.5Table 4 Footnote 14.8 14.1 13.6 13.2 12.8 15.2
Prince Edward Island 15+ 21.4 22.3 22.3 19.8 17.9 17.4 16.1 15.5Table 4 Footnote 15.0 15.5Table 4 Footnote 14.4 12.1 14.8 12.4
15-19 19.5Table 4 Footnote 15.5Table 4 Footnote 16.6 13.0 13.6 11.0 9.9 8.1 8.4 8.0 8.4 HSVTable 4 Footnote 2 8.3 HSVTable 4 Footnote 2
20-24 29.7 27.9 28.6 31.0 24.4 24.3 25.6 21.3 18.9 22.0 16.1 14.2 21.9 13.4Table 4 Footnote 1
25-44 26.0 28.8 27.7 25.9 22.5Table 4 Footnote 23.1 19.7 20.6 16.9 17.6 17.4 13.5Table 4 Footnote 16.8 18.0
45+ 16.4 17.4 18.1 14.5Table 4 Footnote 14.0 13.2 13.2 12.5Table 4 Footnote 14.4 14.6 13.4 12.1 13.6 10.7
Nova Scotia 15+ 25.1 25.8 21.1 21.6 19.3 15.4 16.7 17.6 16.8 16.2 16.6 16.9 15.0 13.1
15-19 22.0 18.7 19.0 15.8 14.1 11.5Table 4 Footnote 8.2 9.1 8.8 8.1 8.1 7.7 6.8Table 4 Footnote * HSVTable 4 Footnote 2
20-24 30.5Table 4 Footnote 31.0 27.3 24.5Table 4 Footnote 27.7 22.8 18.7 23.6 18.7 20.2 23.7 17.9 21.2 15.0Table 4 Footnote 1
25-44 32.6 33.3 25.8 27.2 22.9 19.3 24.0 23.9 19.9 19.9 20.5Table 4 Footnote 22.5Table 4 Footnote 17.3 19.4
45+ 18.3 20.0 16.6 17.9 16.1 12.1 12.8 14.0 15.7 14.6 14.6 15.0 13.9 10.4Table 4 Footnote 1
New Brunswick 15+ 22.1 23.3 21.9 18.6 20.9 20.4 17.9 18.6 17.7 16.9 17.8 15.5Table 4 Footnote 15.0 15.1
15-19 19.4 23.1 19.0 12.7 16.8 12.9 12.9 10.0 12.4 10.9 12.2 7.3Table 4 Footnote * 11.0Table 4 Footnote * HSVTable 4 Footnote 2
20-24 28.6 28.8 32.0 25.1 26.8 22.8 22.1 22.2 19.5Table 4 Footnote 21.0 22.3 22.3 17.1 20.5Table 4 Footnote
25-44 26.1 27.9 29.1 24.1 27.4 28.0 25.1 22.3 24.0 18.9 22.1 19.9 17.8 18.9
45+ 17.9 18.5Table 4 Footnote 14.7 14.0 15.7 15.5Table 4 Footnote 12.9 16.9 14.3 16.0 15.5Table 4 Footnote 13.1 13.7 13.2
Quebec 15+ 25.4 23.2 20.3 21.8 19.6 16.5Table 4 Footnote 18.7 16.1 17.3 15.6 16.1 15.1 15.4 12.6
15-19 24.7 20.6 19.7 24.8 17.2 13.9 14.8 10.9 10.6 9.9 11.0 10.5Table 4 Footnote 8.2 7.7Table 4 Footnote *
20-24 31.1 30.8 24.7 27.1 25.3 23.4 22.5Table 4 Footnote 22.8 21.2 21.7 19.8 18.5Table 4 Footnote 16.9 13.8
25-44 27.9 28.6 25.3 23.7 23.5Table 4 Footnote 20.5Table 4 Footnote 23.6 14.8 20.0 17.5Table 4 Footnote 15.8 18.9 17.4 14.9
45+ 22.1 17.8 15.5Table 4 Footnote 18.8 16.1 12.7 15.2 16.8 15.8 14.3 16.5Table 4 Footnote 12.9 15.1 11.6
Ontario 15+ 19.3 17.7 16.4 16.2 15.6 14.0 13.2 12.2 14.7 11.6 11.6 11.1 13.1 10.8
15-19 18.2 16.6 13.8 13.5Table 4 Footnote 7.9 10.3 9.0 7.3 7.7 7.1 5.4Table 4 Footnote * 5.2Table 4 Footnote * HSVTable 4 Footnote 2 HSVTable 4 Footnote 2
20-24 26.8 21.1 23.1 21.6 19.1 16.6 14.7 15.3 14.3 17.9 11.0 11.9 12.7 10.8
25-44 24.2 21.8 16.6 20.2 18.1 20.0 17.9 15.8 15.4 12.3 12.8 12.0 13.7 12.0Table 4 Footnote *
45+ 13.5Table 4 Footnote 13.5Table 4 Footnote 15.4 12.2 14.3 9.1 10.0 9.7 15.5Table 4 Footnote 10.8 11.8 10.9 14.3 10.8
Manitoba 15+ 18.9 21.9 21.1 17.0 16.0 16.4 16.9 15.1 15.3 15.6 14.7 15.4 14.0 13.3
15-19 22.3 18.9 22.7 14.9 11.8 14.2 12.8 10.3 11.2 8.9 10.2 7.9Table 4 Footnote * 7.4 5.9Table 4 Footnote *
20-24 24.4 31.5Table 4 Footnote 26.2 25.3 22.3 18.1 25.3 22.0 21.1 16.9 18.8 17.7 16.5Table 4 Footnote 14.1
25-44 24.3 27.1 24.9 19.5Table 4 Footnote 22.0 18.1 20.2 18.4 17.4 18.5Table 4 Footnote 18.1 20.2 16.6 15.5Table 4 Footnote
45+ 12.5Table 4 Footnote 16.3 16.5Table 4 Footnote 13.8 11.0 15.3 13.7 12.4 13.6 14.5Table 4 Footnote 12.4 13.1 13.1 13.0
Saskatchewan 15+ 21.3 25.3 21.0 16.5Table 4 Footnote 19.8 17.9 17.8 18.2 19.0 16.2 18.0 16.5Table 4 Footnote 14.5Table 4 Footnote 14.7
15-19 22.6 19.1 20.0 21.0 22.0 14.9 16.5Table 4 Footnote 11.6 12.6 10.6 9.1 11.7 11.4 14.1
20-24 27.4 31.4 30.0 25.4 25.1 22.5Table 4 Footnote 27.7 24.6 20.9 19.7 16.8 17.3 15.6 17.0
25-44 25.6 33.0 24.9 19.4 22.4 23.9 22.8 22.6 22.9 19.7 24.7 18.4 18.6 15.1
45+ 16.1 19.1 16.2 11.7 16.3 13.3 12.7 15.4 17.3 14.5Table 4 Footnote 15.6 16.0 12.3 14.1
Alberta 15+ 21.9 20.2 20.9 18.4 16.0 16.2 15.9 16.5Table 4 Footnote 16.4 15.8 13.8 14.9 14.8 14.0
15-19 20.6 20.6 17.9 16.4 11.1 9.5Table 4 Footnote 13.3 9.3 13.6 9.4 HSVTable 4 Footnote 2 8.7Table 4 Footnote * HSVTable 4 Footnote 2 HSVTable 4 Footnote 2
20-24 32.7 23.4 26.7 20.6 22.4 21.5Table 4 Footnote 19.5Table 4 Footnote 20.5Table 4 Footnote 19.3 21.1 18.1 15.0 14.8 15.4
25-44 23.8 23.7 24.7 20.4 22.0 17.2 19.8 19.7 18.4 16.9 15.9 19.5Table 4 Footnote 16.9 13.0Table 4 Footnote *
45+ 17.4 15.7 16.3 16.4 9.8 15.6 12.1 14.2 14.6 15.0 12.6 11.9 14.7 16.1
British Columbia 15+ 16.3 15.7 13.6 12.7 12.6 11.8 10.5Table 4 Footnote 11.7 11.3 10.4 11.8 10.9 11.1 9.6
15-19 14.1 12.7 10.8 10.5Table 4 Footnote 9.4 6.3 8.7 6.1 5.6 8.9 HSVTable 4 Footnote 2 HSVTable 4 Footnote 2 7.9Table 4 Footnote * HSVTable 4 Footnote 2
20-24 19.9 20.8 19.0 14.9 14.4 17.6 16.9 13.6 11.9 11.9 8.9Table 4 Footnote * 13.8 8.6Table 4 Footnote * 10.0Table 4 Footnote *
25-44 20.4 18.9 15.4 15.7 14.8 12.4 11.8 12.3 12.5Table 4 Footnote 11.0 18.5Table 4 Footnote 11.4Table 4 Footnote * 12.5Table 4 Footnote Table 4 Footnote * 13.5Table 4 Footnote Table 4 Footnote *
45+ 12.3 12.5Table 4 Footnote 11.7 10.3 11.1 11.2 8.7 11.8 11.2 10.1 8.7 10.7 11.0 7.7
Table 5 - Percentage of current and daily smokers, by education, age 15+ years, Canada 1999 to 2012
  Educational Level 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

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Current Smoker Secondary 29.0 29.6 25.7 24.2 22.8 21.0 21.0 21.1 20.4 20.8 23.3 20.7 21.9 19.5Table 5 Footnote
Completed Secondary 27.7 27.0 24.0 24.0 24.0 22.3 22.2 22.5Table 5 Footnote 22.9 22.3 22.3 20.0 20.8 18.1
Completed College 22.8 24.5Table 5 Footnote 21.9 21.0 22.0 20.8 19.5Table 5 Footnote 19.3 20.1 18.5Table 5 Footnote 15.7 16.0 19.1 17.5Table 5 Footnote
Completed University 17.2 13.9 12.7 13.2 12.9 13.6 10.6 10.9 11.7 10.0 9.3 10.2 8.9 10.2
Daily Smoker Secondary 25.1 25.2 22.5Table 5 Footnote 21.3 18.9 17.4 17.7 17.2 17.0 16.9 19.1 17.2 18.9 15.1
Completed Secondary 23.2 22.7 19.6 19.8 19.7 17.4 17.8 17.7 18.5Table 5 Footnote 17.5Table 5 Footnote 17.7 16.6 16.4 14.1
Completed College 19.5Table 5 Footnote 18.7 19.1 16.1 17.5Table 5 Footnote 16.3 17.0 14.1 15.8 13.9 12.2 12.1 15.7 12.8
Completed University 12.3 9.7 9.7 9.7 8.6 8.5Table 5 Footnote 7.1 7.2 8.9 5.8 6.0 6.4 5.8 5.8
Table 6 - Average number of cigarettes smoked per day among daily smokers, by age group and sex, age 15+ years, Canada 1999 to 2012
Age Group
(years)
Sex 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
15+ Both Sexes 17.4 16.8 16.2 16.4 15.9 15.2 15.7 15.5 15.5 14.9 14.5 15.1 14.4 15.0
Male 18.6 19.0 17.1 17.9 17.3 16.4 17.2 16.9 17.0 16.4 15.8 16.4 15.2 16.8
Female 15.9 14.4 15.0 14.8 14.0 13.8 13.7 13.8 13.7 13.0 12.9 13.2 13.3 12.7
15-19 Both Sexes 13.1 12.7 12.9 12.9 12.3 11.6 11.0 12.3 11.7 12.2 11.4 11.6 11.7 11.1
20-24 15.0 12.7 12.9 12.9 12.3 11.6 11.0 12.3 11.7 12.2 12.9 12.7 11.9 12.7
25-34 15.8 16.2 14.4 14.2 15.0 13.6 14.4 13.8 13.2 13.2 12.5 14.3 11.8 13.3
35-44 19.0 17.6 17.9 18.1 15.5 16.0 16.2 16.0 16.1 15.7 13.4 14.9 14.8 15.3
45-54 19.6 18.5 17.2 18.4 17.8 17.8 19.0 17.9 17.2 15.7 16.9 16.6 16.6 15.9
55+ 18.0 18.4 17.7 17.6 18.4 15.9 15.7 15.8 16.6 16.7 15.8 15.9 15.2 16.6
15-17 12.3 11.5 12.2 12.1 11.5 10.2 9.2 12.1 10.4 10.8 11.8 11.0 11.0 8.8
18-19 13.9 13.9 13.5 13.8 13.1 12.7 12.2 12.4 12.5 13.0 11.1 12.0 12.2 12.3
20-22 15.1 13.9 13.8 13.8 13.0 13.1 13.2 12.9 12.9 12.3 14.2 12.4 11.5 13.2
23-24 14.7 14.0 14.2 14.3 12.2 12.4 13.5 12.8 13.1 12.1 11.3 13.2 12.6 11.7
25+ 18.1 17.7 16.8 17.1 16.5 15.7 16.4 16.0 15.9 15.4 14.8 15.5 14.7 15.4
Table 7 - Percentage of children exposed at home to Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS), age 0 to 11 years, by province, Canada 1999 to 2012
  1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

Table 7 Footnotes

Table 7 Footnote 1

High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.

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Rounding up to integer

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Rounding down to integer

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Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Canada 26.1 24.3 19.2 16.1 13.7 11.7 9.5Table 7 Footnote 9.2 7.3 5.8 4.6 4.4 3.9 3.3
Newfoundland and Labrador 32.1 28.9 23.2 20.9 15.6 11.9 9.4 8.1 6.0 5.7 3.3 3.5Table 7 Footnote Table 7 Footnote * HSVTable 7 Footnote 1 HSVTable 7 Footnote 1
Prince Edward Island 29.3 25.5Table 7 Footnote 25.9 17.1 15.7 13.1 11.7 9.4 6.6 5.8 4.6 3.5Table 7 Footnote Table 7 Footnote * HSVTable 7 Footnote 1 HSVTable 7 Footnote 1
Nova Scotia 30.7 28.3 22.3 20.5Table 7 Footnote 15.8 13.3 13.0 10.5Table 7 Footnote 6.6 6.5Table 7 Footnote 5.4 4.7Table 7 Footnote * 3.0Table 7 Footnote * 3.9
New Brunswick 23.1 25.6 24.5Table 7 Footnote 17.9 16.8 15.2 12.0 10.6 10.5Table 7 Footnote 7.8 5.6 3.8Table 7 Footnote * 3.8 3.3Table 7 Footnote *
Quebec 38.9 35.7 27.9 25.9 24.5Table 7 Footnote 23.4 17.4 18.4 13.6 11.6 11.3 8.9 8.9 7.2
Ontario 22.3 19.4 14.6 12.1 9.3 7.1 6.2 5.0 4.9 2.9 HSVTable 7 Footnote 1 HSVTable 7 Footnote 1 HSVTable 7 Footnote 1 HSVTable 7 Footnote 1
Manitoba 24.6 28.5Table 7 Footnote 22.7 17.3 14.5Table 7 Footnote 13.5Table 7 Footnote 11.3 11.0 7.9 6.8 6.4 4.9 3.9 4.0
Saskatchewan 29.5Table 7 Footnote 31.9 25.5Table 7 Footnote 18.4 16.6 16.1 12.6 12.6 10.3 9.2 8.4 5.2 5.9 4.0Table 7 Footnote *
Alberta 25.4 21.0 19.2 14.6 11.3 8.9 8.5Table 7 Footnote 8.8 6.2 5.6 4.0 2.7Table 7 Footnote * 3.3 HSVTable 7 Footnote 1
British Columbia 11.5Table 7 Footnote 14.9 8.9 6.5Table 7 Footnote 6.0 4.1 3.8 3.0 3.7 2.7 HSVTable 7 Footnote 1 HSVTable 7 Footnote 1 HSVTable 7 Footnote 1 HSVTable 7 Footnote 1
Table 8 - Select CTUMS percentages, age 15+ years, Canada 1999 to 2012
  1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

Table 8 Footnotes

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Women age 20-44 years who are daily, nondaily or former smokers (who quit less than 5 years ago) and were pregnant in the last 5 years.

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Women age 20-44 years who were pregnant in the last 5 years and who reported that they had a spouse/partner.

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High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.

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Not asked in the survey.

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Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Smoking status
Current smokers 25.2 24.4 21.7 21.4 20.9 19.6 18.7 18.6 19.2 17.9 17.5Table 8 Footnote 16.7 17.3 16.1
Daily smokers 21.0 19.9 18.1 17.6 16.6 15.0 15.0 14.2 15.3 13.5Table 8 Footnote 13.6 13.1 13.7 11.9
Nondaily smokers 4.4 4.7 3.7 3.9 4.2 4.6 3.7 4.4 3.9 4.4 4.0 3.7 3.6 4.3
Former smokers 25.3 25.9 22.5Table 8 Footnote 24.9 26.3 25.5Table 8 Footnote 27.7 27.1 28.0 28.7 26.8 26.4 25.3 27.9
Never smokers 49.4 49.5Table 8 Footnote 54.5Table 8 Footnote 53.6 52.8 54.9 53.6 54.3 52.7 53.5Table 8 Footnote 55.7 56.9 57.3 55.9
Ever smokers 50.6 50.4 45.6 46.5Table 8 Footnote 47.3 45.1 46.4 45.7 47.3 46.6 44.3 43.1 42.7 44.1
Quit attempts
Attempted to quit past 12 months, daily smokers N/ATable 8 Footnote 4 47.8 49.4 45.3 70.8 46.4 48.5Table 8 Footnote 47.6 46.8 49.4 45.2 46.2 42.3 45.1
Smoking behaviour
Smoked during first 5 min after waking, daily smokers 24.6 23.9 21.8 24.9 29.2 22.7 23.8 21.5Table 8 Footnote 23.4 23.0 21.5Table 8 Footnote 17.5Table 8 Footnote 20.1 21.8
Smoked during first 30 min after waking, daily smokers 56.2 55.2 58.5Table 8 Footnote 58.5Table 8 Footnote 60.5Table 8 Footnote 56.6 60.1 54.4 59.1 58.1 55.7 56.2 53.1 60.9
Children exposed to ETS
Children age 0 to 11 years regularly exposed to ETS at home 26.3 24.3 19.2 16.1 13.7 11.7 9.5Table 8 Footnote 9.2 7.3 5.8 4.6 4.4 3.9 3.3
Children age 12 to 17 years regularly exposed to ETS at home 31.6 31.1 26.9 23.0 19.0 19.4 16.4 14.2 13.0 11.4 9.8 8.8 7.1 6.5Table 8 Footnote
Children age 0 to 17 years regularly exposed to ETS at home 28.2 27.0 22.1 18.7 15.8 14.7 12.1 11.2 9.5Table 8 Footnote 8.0 6.7 6.2 5.1 4.5Table 8 Footnote
Smoking and pregnancy
Smoked regularly during most recent pregnancyTable 8 Footnote 1 N/ATable 8 Footnote 4 N/ATable 8 Footnote 4 N/ATable 8 Footnote 4 11.4 11.0Table 8 Footnote * 8.2Table 8 Footnote * 9.3Table 8 Footnote * 9.8 9.9 8.8 8.7 8.2 6.9 6.3Table 8 Footnote *
Spouse smoked regularly during most recent pregnancyTable 8 Footnote 2 N/ATable 8 Footnote 4 N/ATable 8 Footnote 4 N/ATable 8 Footnote 4 13.1 12.2Table 8 Footnote * 7.2Table 8 Footnote * 6.9Table 8 Footnote * 7.3Table 8 Footnote * 3.3Table 8 Footnote * 5.4 4.1Table 8 Footnote * 5.2Table 8 Footnote * 2.3Table 8 Footnote * HSVTable 8 Footnote 3

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