Detailed Tables for 2013

Supplementary Tables, CTADS Annual 2013 (February - December 2013)

Table 1. Smoking status and average number of cigarettes smoked per day, by age group and sex, 2013
Sex Age group (years) Population estimate ('000) Current smokers (%) Daily smokers (%) Nondaily smokers (%) Former smokers (%) Never Smoked (%) Average cigarettes smoked per dayFootnote 1

Source: Canadian Tobacco Alcohol and Drugs Survey, February - December 2013

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 1 Footnotes

Table 1 Footnote 1

Daily smokers only.

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Total All age groups 28,923 14.6
[13.5-15.8]
10.9
[9.8-11.9]
3.8
[3.2-4.5]
25.9
[24.5-27.2]
59.5rounding up to integer
[58.0-61.0]
13.9
[13.3-14.6]
Male 14,311 16.0
[14.2-17.9]
11.6
[10.0-13.3]
4.5rounding down to integer
[3.6-5.4]
29.0
[27.0-31.1]
54.9
[52.6-57.3]
15.2
[14.3-16.2]
Female 14,611 13.3
[11.8-14.8]
10.1
[8.8-11.4]
3.2
[2.3-4.0]
22.8
[21.1-24.4]
64.0
[62.1-65.9]
12.5
[11.6-13.4]
Both sexes 15-17 1,296 6.3
[4.8-7.9]
2.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.4-3.2]
4.0
[2.7-5.3]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 92.7
[91.0-94.5]
8.5
[6.5-10.6]
18-19 809 17.7
[14.0-21.5]
9.6
[6.5-12.7]
8.1
[5.8-10.4]
1.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.7-2.5]
80.7
[76.9-84.5]
9.5
[7.3-11.6]
15-19 2,105 10.7
[8.9-12.5]
5.1
[3.8-6.5]
5.6
[4.4-6.8]
1.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.6-1.8]
88.1
[86.3-90.0]
9.2
[7.6-10.9]
20-22 1,581 17.9
[14.9-20.9]
10.4
[7.9-13.0]
7.5rounding down to integer
[5.3-9.6]
3.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.rounding up to integer
[2.0-5.0]
78.6
[75.5-81.7]
11.3
[9.5-13.0]
23-24 845 18.0
[14.2-21.8]
11.3
[8.2-14.4]
6.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[4.0-9.5]
8.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.rounding up to integer
[5.0-12.0]
73.5rounding down to integer
[68.7-78.3]
12.6
[10.2-14.9]
20-24 2,427 17.9
[15.6-20.2]
10.7
[8.9-12.5]
7.2
[5.4-9.0]
5.3
[3.7-6.8]
76.8
[74.3-79.4]
11.8
[10.3-13.2]
25-34 4,874 18.5rounding down to integer
[14.3-22.7]
12.7
[9.1-16.3]
5.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.4-8.2]
12.8
[9.3-16.4]
68.7
[63.6-73.8]
12.8
[11.2-14.4]
35-44 4,632 16.7
[13.2-20.2]
11.9
[9.1-14.8]
4.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.6-7.1]
25.8
[21.8-29.7]
57.5rounding up to integer
[53.0-62.1]
14.3
[12.4-16.1]
45-54 5,287 16.3
[13.3-19.4]
13.9
[11.1-16.7]
2.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.rounding down to integer
[1.2-3.7]
28.3
[24.7-31.9]
55.3
[51.3-59.4]
14.6
[12.9-16.4]
55+ 9,598 10.8
[9.5-12.1]
9.0
[7.8-10.3]
1.8
[1.2-2.4]
41.8
[39.3-44.3]
47.4
[44.9-50.0]
15.2
[14.0-16.3]
25+ 24,391 14.6
[13.3-16.0]
11.4
[10.1-12.6]
3.3
[2.6-4.1]
30.0
[28.5-31.6]
55.3
[53.6-57.1]
14.3
[13.6-15.0]
Male 15-17 649 7.9
[5.6-10.3]
3.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.6-4.5]
4.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.9-7.0]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 91.2
[88.7-93.6]
9.3
[6.6-12.0]
18-19 429 21.2
[15.6-26.7]
10.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[5.8-14.9]
10.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[6.9-14.9]
2.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.8-3.5]
76.7
[71.0-82.3]
9.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[6.3-13.3]
15-19 1,078 13.2
[10.5-15.9]
5.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.8-8.0]
7.3
[5.2-9.4]
1.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.7-2.1]
85.4
[82.6-88.1]
9.7
[7.1-12.2]
20-22 832 20.9
[16.5-25.4]
13.2
[9.2-17.2]
7.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[4.7-10.9]
4.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.7-6.4]
75.0
[70.5-79.6]
11.3
[9.0-13.5]
23-24 410 21.6
[15.5-27.7]
14.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[8.9-19.3]
7.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.5-11.6]
10.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[4.1-17.3]
67.7
[60.0-75.5]
14.0
[11.1-17.0]
20-24 1,242 21.2
[17.6-24.7]
13.5rounding down to integer
[10.5-16.5]
7.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[5.1-10.3]
6.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.5-9.0]
72.6
[68.7-76.5]
12.3
[10.4-14.3]
25-34 2,456 22.3
[16.4-28.2]
15.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[9.8-20.2]
7.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[4.0-10.7]
11.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[6.0-17.3]
66.0
[58.6-73.5]
15.3
[13.4-17.3]
35-44 2,324 15.3
[10.7-19.9]
10.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[6.6-14.9]
4.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.1-7.3]
29.4
[23.4-35.5]
55.3
[48.8-61.7]
16.5
[14.0-19.0]
45-54 2,648 18.4
[13.8-22.9]
15.0
[11.1-18.9]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 30.8
[25.4-36.3]
50.8
[44.9-56.7]
15.7
[13.6-17.8]
55+ 4,563 11.0
[9.0-13.0]
9.1
[7.2-10.9]
2.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.1-2.9]
49.9
[45.9-53.9]
39.1
[35.0-43.2]
15.9
[14.1-17.7]
25+ 11,991 15.8
[13.7-17.9]
11.9
[10.0-13.8]
3.9
[2.9-4.9]
33.9
[31.5-36.3]
50.3
[47.6-53.1]
15.8
[14.7-16.9]
Female 15-17 647 4.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.9-6.5]
1.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.6-2.6]
3.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.6-4.6]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 94.3
[92.2-96.5]
6.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[4.1-9.5]
18-19 380 13.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[9.2-18.5]
8.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[4.8-12.9]
5.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.7-7.4]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 85.2
[80.4-90.0]
9.0
[7.1-10.8]
15-19 1,027 8.1
[6.0-10.2]
4.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.6-5.9]
3.8
[2.6-5.1]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 91.0
[88.6-93.3]
8.5
[6.9-10.0]
20-22 749 14.5rounding up to integer
[10.7-18.3]
7.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[4.6-10.2]
7.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[4.3-9.9]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 82.5rounding up to integer
[78.4-86.7]
11.2
[8.9-13.5]
23-24 435 14.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[9.1-20.2]
8.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[5.2-12.1]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 6.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.7-9.2]
78.9
[72.8-85.0]
10.3
[7.7-12.9]
20-24 1,184 14.6
[11.3-17.8]
7.8
[5.8-9.9]
6.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[4.3-9.2]
4.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.6-5.8]
81.2
[77.8-84.6]
10.8
[9.1-12.5]
25-34 2,418 14.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.rounding up to integer
[9.0-20.0]
10.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[5.7-15.0]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 14.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[9.0-19.1]
71.4
[64.3-78.6]
9.2
[7.4-11.1]
35-44 2,308 18.1
[12.7-23.5]
13.1
[9.0-17.1]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 22.1
[16.9-27.3]
59.8
[53.3-66.2]
12.4
[10.5-14.4]
45-54 2,639 14.3
[10.5-18.1]
12.8
[9.1-16.5]
1.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.7-2.5]
25.8
[21.3-30.3]
59.9
[54.5-65.3]
13.4
[10.7-16.1]
55+ 5,035 10.6
[8.7-12.5]
9.0
[7.2-10.8]
1.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.9-2.4]
34.4
[31.5-37.3]
55.0
[51.9-58.0]
14.4
[12.9-16.0]
25+ 12,400 13.6
[11.8-15.3]
10.8
[9.3-12.3]
2.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.8-3.8]
26.3
[24.4-28.3]
60.1
[57.9-62.4]
12.7
[11.7-13.7]
Table 2. Smoking status and average number of cigarettes smoked per day, by province, age group and sex, 2013
Smoking Status Canada NL PE NS NB QC ON MB SK AB BC

Source: Canadian Tobacco Alcohol and Drugs Survey, February - December 2013

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 2 Footnotes

Table 2 Footnote 1

Daily smokers only.

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Sample size 14,533 1,555 1,444 1,659 1,639 1,660 1,372 1,495 1,241 1,309 1,163
Current smokers
Total 14.6
[13.5-15.8]
19.5rounding down to integer
[17.0-22.0]
17.3
[14.7-19.9]
19.4
[17.0-21.7]
19.6
[16.7-22.5]
17.1
[14.4-19.7]
12.6
[10.3-14.9]
17.4
[15.0-19.9]
17.6
[15.0-20.2]
16.0
[13.0-19.1]
11.4
[9.1-13.8]
15-19 10.7
[8.9-12.5]
12.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[8.0-16.8]
11.5rounding down to integer
[7.9-15.0]
9.7
[6.9-12.5]
12.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[7.8-17.1]
13.9
[10.1-17.7]
9.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.rounding down to integer
[6.1-12.8]
12.6
[8.9-16.4]
12.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[8.1-17.7]
8.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[5.3-12.4]
9.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.rounding down to integer
[5.3-13.7]
20-24 17.9
[15.6-20.2]
28.1
[20.9-35.3]
19.5rounding down to integer
[14.4-24.6]
21.0
[16.3-25.7]
28.0
[20.8-35.1]
18.4
[13.4-23.5]
16.7
[12.2-21.3]
26.0
[20.4-31.6]
21.8
[15.5-28.0]
21.4
[15.5-27.2]
11.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[6.6-16.1]
25-44 17.6
[14.9-20.3]
24.3
[18.4-30.2]
25.0
[17.9-32.0]
27.1
[21.1-33.1]
27.1
[20.1-34.1]
22.9
[17.0-28.8]
13.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[8.1-18.3]
18.4
[12.7-24.2]
22.5rounding down to integer
[16.1-28.8]
19.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[12.9-26.3]
14.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[8.3-20.1]
45+ 12.8
[11.3-14.2]
16.8
[13.8-19.8]
14.0
[11.0-16.9]
16.4
[13.4-19.4]
15.5rounding down to integer
[12.3-18.6]
13.8
[10.8-16.8]
12.0
[9.0-14.9]
16.0
[13.2-18.9]
14.3
[11.5-17.0]
13.1
[10.0-16.2]
10.0
[7.5-12.6]
Male (15+) 16.0
[14.2-17.9]
19.0
[15.5-22.5]
19.0
[14.8-23.2]
22.8
[19.0-26.6]
24.1
[19.5-28.7]
17.9
[13.9-21.8]
13.6
[10.1-17.1]
19.4
[15.6-23.2]
16.4
[12.6-20.3]
18.9
[14.0-23.8]
13.5rounding down to integer
[9.6-17.3]
15-24 17.5rounding down to integer
[15.2-19.7]
23.4
[16.9-29.9]
18.1
[13.0-23.2]
18.2
[13.9-22.5]
24.4
[17.3-31.4]
18.7
[13.6-23.8]
16.6
[12.2-21.1]
22.1
[17.0-27.2]
18.2
[12.5-24.0]
22.3
[16.4-28.3]
10.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[5.9-14.7]
25+ 15.8
[13.7-17.9]
18.3
[14.3-22.3]
19.2
[14.2-24.1]
23.7
[19.2-28.1]
24.0
[18.8-29.2]
17.7
[13.2-22.3]
13.0
[9.0-17.0]
18.8
[14.2-23.3]
16.0
[11.5-20.6]
18.2
[12.5-23.9]
14.1
[9.6-18.6]
Female (15+) 13.3
[11.8-14.8]
19.9
[16.4-23.5]
15.7
[12.5-18.9]
16.1
[13.1-19.2]
15.3
[11.9-18.7]
16.3
[13.0-19.6]
11.6
[8.5-14.7]
15.5rounding up to integer
[12.5-18.5]
18.7
[15.2-22.2]
13.1
[9.7-16.5]
9.4
[6.8-12.1]
15-24 11.6
[9.5-13.6]
17.7
[12.2-23.1]
13.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[8.6-17.6]
13.4
[9.4-17.3]
16.7
[11.7-21.6]
13.8
[9.9-17.7]
9.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[5.7-14.0]
16.9
[12.3-21.4]
16.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[11.3-22.6]
8.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[4.8-12.5]
10.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[6.1-15.3]
25+ 13.6
[11.8-15.3]
20.3
[16.3-24.3]
16.2
[12.6-19.8]
16.6
[13.1-20.1]
15.1
[11.1-19.0]
16.7
[13.0-20.5]
11.9
[8.4-15.4]
15.3
[11.8-18.7]
19.1
[15.0-23.2]
14.0
[9.9-18.0]
9.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[6.2-12.3]
Former smokers
Total 25.9
[24.5-27.2]
30.9
[28.0-33.8]
32.0
[29.0-34.9]
31.3
[28.4-34.3]
28.7
[25.8-31.7]
29.5rounding down to integer
[26.6-32.3]
22.6
[19.8-25.4]
24.6
[21.8-27.5]
27.1
[24.1-30.0]
25.5rounding up to integer
[22.6-28.5]
27.1
[24.0-30.1]
15-19 1.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.6-1.8]
1.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.6-2.9]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.
20-24 5.3
[3.7-6.8]
8.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[4.2-12.0]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 5.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.1-8.1]
4.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.3-7.1]
5.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.9-8.4]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 5.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.rounding down to integer
[2.7-8.3]
10.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[4.9-17.0]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 5.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.0-8.1]
25-44 19.1
[16.5-21.8]
23.1
[17.1-29.0]
21.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[14.5-28.8]
20.0
[14.2-25.8]
19.9
[14.1-25.8]
17.6
[13.4-21.8]
18.8
[12.8-24.8]
18.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[12.1-24.2]
20.2
[14.3-26.0]
21.6
[16.8-26.3]
19.7
[13.3-26.1]
45+ 37.0
[34.8-39.2]
40.9
[36.9-44.9]
45.9
[41.6-50.2]
44.5rounding up to integer
[40.2-48.8]
39.8
[35.8-43.8]
43.7
[39.1-48.3]
31.2
[27.2-35.3]
36.2
[32.2-40.1]
39.0
[34.8-43.1]
37.2
[32.5-41.9]
38.2
[33.8-42.7]
Male (15+) 29.0
[27.0-31.1]
35.4
[30.6-40.2]
36.7
[32.0-41.4]
34.0
[29.2-38.7]
32.0
[27.4-36.6]
30.9
[27.1-34.7]
28.5rounding up to integer
[24.2-32.8]
26.9
[22.7-31.1]
30.7
[26.0-35.5]
24.4
[20.1-28.6]
29.1
[24.0-34.2]
15-24 4.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.5-5.5]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 3.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.5-6.1]
2.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.2-4.7]
3.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.3-5.1]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 4.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.5-7.1]
7.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.5-12.0]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 4.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.8-7.6]
25+ 33.9
[31.5-36.3]
40.8
[35.2-46.5]
43.8
[38.1-49.4]
39.6
[34.0-45.2]
37.2
[31.8-42.6]
35.8
[31.4-40.3]
33.4
[28.3-38.5]
31.9
[26.8-37.0]
35.8
[30.0-41.5]
28.6
[23.5-33.6]
33.7
[27.8-39.7]
Female (15+) 22.8
[21.1-24.4]
26.6
[22.7-30.4]
27.5rounding up to integer
[23.7-31.3]
28.9
[25.2-32.6]
25.7
[22.0-29.3]
28.0
[24.2-31.9]
16.9
[13.4-20.4]
22.4
[18.9-26.0]
23.4
[19.8-27.0]
26.7
[22.7-30.8]
25.1
[21.1-29.1]
15-24 2.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.8-3.6]
6.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.5-10.2]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 3.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.3-5.1]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 4.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.rounding down to integer
[1.7-7.2]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 3.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.5-6.3]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.
25+ 26.3
[24.4-28.3]
29.5rounding down to integer
[25.1-33.9]
32.3
[27.8-36.8]
33.2
[28.8-37.5]
29.2
[25.0-33.4]
32.0
[27.5-36.5]
19.7
[15.6-23.8]
26.2
[22.0-30.5]
27.1
[22.9-31.4]
31.5rounding down to integer
[26.7-36.3]
29.0
[24.3-33.6]
Never smokers
Total 59.5rounding up to integer
[58.0-61.0]
49.6
[46.4-52.8]
50.7
[47.5-54.0]
49.3
[46.1-52.5]
51.7
[48.4-55.0]
53.5rounding down to integer
[50.3-56.6]
64.8
[61.5-68.1]
57.9
[54.6-61.3]
55.4
[52.2-58.5]
58.4
[54.7-62.1]
61.5rounding down to integer
[58.0-65.0]
15-19 88.1
[86.3-90.0]
85.8
[81.5-90.2]
87.1
[83.1-91.0]
89.2
[86.2-92.2]
86.2
[81.5-91.0]
84.4
[80.3-88.6]
90.1
[86.7-93.5]
84.8
[80.6-89.0]
85.9
[81.1-90.7]
89.6
[85.9-93.4]
88.7
[84.1-93.3]
20-24 76.8
[74.3-79.4]
63.8
[56.4-71.2]
77.7
[72.5-83.0]
73.4
[68.3-78.5]
67.3
[60.0-74.6]
75.9
[70.6-81.3]
78.3
[72.9-83.8]
68.5rounding up to integer
[62.7-74.3]
67.3
[59.8-74.8]
74.7
[68.5-80.8]
83.6
[78.4-88.8]
25-44 63.3
[59.8-66.7]
52.6
[46.2-59.0]
53.4
[46.2-60.6]
52.9
[46.2-59.7]
53.0
[45.8-60.2]
59.5rounding up to integer
[53.5-65.6]
68.0
[60.6-75.4]
63.4
[56.2-70.6]
57.4
[50.2-64.5]
58.8
[51.5-66.1]
66.1
[57.9-74.2]
45+ 50.2
[48.0-52.4]
42.3
[37.8-46.7]
40.1
[35.6-44.7]
39.1
[34.8-43.4]
44.7
[40.5-49.0]
42.5rounding down to integer
[38.0-47.0]
56.8
[52.4-61.2]
47.8
[43.5-52.0]
46.7
[42.5-51.0]
49.7
[44.7-54.7]
51.7
[47.1-56.3]
Male (15+) 54.9
[52.6-57.3]
45.5rounding up to integer
[40.5-50.6]
44.3
[39.5-49.1]
43.2
[38.4-48.0]
43.9
[39.0-48.8]
51.3
[46.7-55.9]
57.9
[52.9-62.9]
53.8
[48.6-58.9]
52.8
[47.8-57.9]
56.7
[50.8-62.7]
57.4
[52.0-62.8]
15-24 78.5rounding up to integer
[76.2-80.9]
73.2
[66.7-79.7]
79.3
[74.1-84.6]
78.0
[73.3-82.7]
72.7
[65.9-79.5]
78.1
[73.0-83.2]
79.3
[74.4-84.1]
73.6
[68.1-79.1]
74.0
[67.6-80.5]
74.3
[68.2-80.3]
85.0
[80.2-89.7]
25+ 50.3
[47.6-53.1]
40.8
[35.1-46.6]
37.1
[31.5-42.7]
36.7
[31.1-42.3]
38.7
[33.0-44.5]
46.5rounding down to integer
[41.2-51.7]
53.6
[47.8-59.4]
49.3
[43.1-55.5]
48.2
[42.3-54.1]
53.2
[46.3-60.2]
52.2
[45.8-58.5]
Female (15+) 64.0
[62.1-65.9]
53.5rounding up to integer
[49.3-57.8]
56.8
[52.4-61.2]
55.0
[50.8-59.1]
59.0
[54.8-63.3]
55.6
[51.6-59.7]
71.5rounding up to integer
[67.3-75.7]
62.0
[57.7-66.4]
57.9
[53.4-62.3]
60.2
[55.6-64.7]
65.5rounding down to integer
[61.2-69.7]
15-24 85.7
[83.6-87.9]
75.5rounding down to integer
[69.7-81.2]
85.1
[80.3-89.9]
83.4
[79.0-87.8]
80.1
[74.6-85.5]
81.7
[77.2-86.2]
88.7
[84.3-93.0]
79.3
[74.1-84.4]
78.1
[71.2-85.1]
89.1
[84.8-93.4]
86.9
[82.0-91.8]
25+ 60.1
[57.9-62.4]
50.3
[45.4-55.1]
51.5rounding down to integer
[46.3-56.7]
50.2
[45.5-54.9]
55.7
[50.8-60.6]
51.3
[46.5-56.0]
68.4
[63.5-73.3]
58.5rounding up to integer
[53.5-63.5]
53.8
[48.7-58.8]
54.6
[49.1-60.0]
61.8
[56.8-66.8]
Average cigarettes smoked per dayFootnote 1
Total 13.9
[13.3-14.6]
13.1
[12.0-14.3]
14.6
[13.0-16.1]
14.0
[12.8-15.1]
14.3
[12.8-15.8]
15.6
[14.1-17.1]
13.0
[11.7-14.3]
14.9
[12.8-16.9]
13.7
[12.2-15.3]
13.4
[11.8-15.0]
12.9
[10.9-14.9]
15-19 9.2
[7.6-10.9]
13.5
[9.5-17.4]
10.2
[8.1-12.3]
12.2
[9.4-14.9]
12.5
[9.6-15.4]
12.3
[9.1-15.4]
6.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[4.0-8.9]
5.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.8-7.7]
12.2
[8.9-15.4]
12.5
[8.9-16.1]
8.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[5.2-10.8]
20-24 11.8
[10.3-13.2]
12.3
[10.2-14.5]
12.8
[9.9-15.8]
13.9
[11.4-16.3]
11.7
[10.2-13.2]
12.1
[8.3-15.8]
12.2
[9.6-14.7]
9.1
[7.5-10.7]
11.2
[8.6-13.9]
9.8
[7.1-12.5]
14.6
[11.0-18.1]
25-44 13.5
[12.3-14.7]
12.2
[10.2-14.2]
15.3
[11.6-19.0]
12.6
[10.7-14.4]
13.0
[10.2-15.9]
14.6
[12.2-16.9]
13.1
[10.6-15.6]
15.4
[11.4-19.5]
13.8
[10.6-17.0]
12.9
[10.0-15.8]
11.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[7.9-15.9]
45+ 14.9
[13.9-15.9]
14.1
[12.5-15.7]
14.8
[13.2-16.3]
15.2
[13.5-16.9]
16.4
[14.7-18.2]
17.3
[14.9-19.6]
13.6
[11.7-15.4]
16.3
[13.4-19.2]
14.3
[12.3-16.3]
14.8
[12.9-16.7]
13.6
[11.2-16.0]
Male (15+) 15.2
[14.3-16.2]
15.1
[13.5-16.8]
17.0
[14.7-19.3]
15.7
[14.0-17.4]
16.2
[14.0-18.3]
16.5
[14.5-18.5]
14.0
[12.3-15.8]
16.2
[12.9-19.5]
15.8
[13.3-18.3]
14.9
[12.7-17.1]
14.8
[11.8-17.8]
15-24 11.5
[10.0-13.1]
13.6
[11.0-16.3]
13.1
[10.2-15.9]
14.9
[12.1-17.7]
13.0
[11.5-14.5]
12.3
[8.5-16.1]
10.3
[7.3-13.3]
10.3
[8.1-12.4]
14.5
[11.7-17.3]
10.9
[7.8-13.9]
11.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[7.5-16.2]
25+ 15.8
[14.7-16.9]
15.4
[13.5-17.4]
17.8
[15.3-20.4]
15.8
[13.9-17.7]
16.7
[14.3-19.1]
17.1
[15.0-19.3]
14.6
[12.7-16.6]
17.3
[13.4-21.1]
16.1
[13.1-19.1]
15.6
[13.0-18.3]
15.1
[11.9-18.4]
Female (15+) 12.5
[11.6-13.4]
11.2
[9.7-12.8]
12.1
[10.6-13.7]
12.0
[10.7-13.3]
11.3
[9.9-12.7]
14.5
[12.1-16.9]
11.9
[10.0-13.7]
13.2
[11.6-14.8]
11.9
[10.4-13.4]
11.8
[10.2-13.4]
11.0
[8.8-13.1]
15-24 10.1
[8.8-11.4]
10.8
[8.7-12.9]
10.0
[7.7-12.4]
11.1
[8.8-13.3]
9.6
[7.5-11.7]
11.7
[8.3-15.1]
9.4
[6.8-11.9]
6.2
[4.8-7.6]
8.0
[6.1-10.0]
9.4
[6.6-12.3]
14.1
[11.2-17.1]
25+ 12.7
[11.7-13.7]
11.3
[9.6-13.0]
12.4
[10.7-14.0]
12.1
[10.7-13.5]
11.6
[10.0-13.1]
14.7
[12.1-17.3]
12.1
[10.1-14.2]
14.3
[12.6-16.1]
12.4
[10.8-14.1]
12.0
[10.3-13.8]
10.8
[8.5-13.1]
Table 3. Nicotine dependence by age group and sex, daily smokers, 2013
  How soon after waking do you have your first cigarette?
Sex Age group (years) Population estimate
('000)
Within 5 minutes
(%)
6-30 minutes
(%)
31-60 minutes
(%)
>60 minutes
(%)

Source: Canadian Tobacco Alcohol and Drugs Survey, February - December 2013

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 3 Footnotes

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

Total All age groups 3,078 15.8
[12.8-18.8]
41.5rounding down to integer
[36.1-46.8]
21.5rounding down to integer
[17.3-25.6]
21.2
[17.7-24.7]
Male 1,614 14.1
[10.3-17.9]
43.6
[36.5-50.7]
19.1
[13.2-24.9]
23.2
[18.0-28.3]
Female 1,464 17.7
[12.9-22.5]
39.1
[31.5-46.6]
24.1
[18.0-30.3]
19.1
[14.6-23.6]
Both sexes 15-19 105 12.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[5.6-18.7]
28.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[16.2-41.1]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 48.9
[34.6-63.1]
20-24 256 14.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[8.0-20.1]
28.2
[19.7-36.7]
20.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[13.9-27.6]
37.0
[27.3-46.7]
25+ 2,717 16.1
[12.9-19.4]
43.2
[37.2-49.2]
22.0
[17.3-26.6]
18.7
[14.9-22.5]
25-44 1,167 12.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[7.6-17.1]
46.5rounding down to integer
[36.5-56.4]
21.7
[14.8-28.6]
19.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.rounding down to integer
[12.8-26.1]
45+ 1,550 19.0
[14.7-23.3]
40.7
[33.8-47.7]
22.2
[16.3-28.1]
18.1
[13.4-22.7]
Male 15-19 63 High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 28.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[14.1-42.7]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 52.2
[35.2-69.2]
20-24 163 9.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[4.0-14.6]
30.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[19.4-42.5]
21.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[12.4-30.2]
38.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.rounding down to integer
[25.2-51.7]
25+ 1,388 14.8
[10.4-19.2]
45.8
[37.6-54.0]
19.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[12.7-25.9]
20.1
[14.4-25.8]
25-44 615 9.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[4.5-14.6]
54.3
[40.6-68.0]
20.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[9.7-31.5]
15.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.rounding up to integer
[6.4-24.7]
45+ 772 19.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[12.7-25.3]
39.0
[29.5-48.5]
18.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[10.2-26.5]
23.7
[16.1-31.3]
Female 15-19 42 High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 43.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[22.6-65.1]
20-24 93 22.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.rounding down to integer
[9.6-35.4]
23.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[10.7-36.1]
19.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[9.1-30.5]
34.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[22.0-46.6]
25+ 1,329 17.5rounding up to integer
[12.5-22.6]
40.5rounding down to integer
[32.3-48.6]
24.8
[18.1-31.4]
17.2
[12.5-22.0]
25-44 551 15.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.rounding down to integer
[7.1-23.8]
37.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[23.8-51.5]
22.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[13.0-32.8]
23.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[14.5-33.3]
45+ 778 19.0
[12.8-25.2]
42.5rounding down to integer
[33.1-51.8]
26.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[17.5-34.6]
12.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.rounding up to integer
[7.6-17.5]
Table 4. Number of quit attempts in the past 12 months by age group and sex, daily smokers, age group, 2013
Sex Age group (years) Population estimate
('000)
No attempts
(%)
1 attempt
(%)
2-3 attempts
(%)
4 or more attempts
(%)

Source: Canadian Tobacco Alcohol and Drugs Survey, February - December 2013

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 4 Footnotes

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

Total All age groups 3,056 51.1
[46.4-55.7]
13.8
[10.8-16.8]
19.2
[15.3-23.0]
15.9
[12.0-19.9]
Male 1,608 43.5rounding up to integer
[36.9-50.1]
14.9
[10.3-19.5]
20.1
[14.7-25.5]
21.5rounding down to integer
[14.7-28.2]
Female 1,449 59.5rounding down to integer
[52.9-66.0]
12.6
[9.0-16.2]
18.1
[13.1-23.1]
9.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[6.5-13.1]
Both sexes 15-17 30 46.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[25.4-66.9]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 33.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[13.2-53.4]
18-19 73 26.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.rounding up to integer
[11.2-41.9]
18.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[7.3-30.0]
23.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[10.7-35.8]
31.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[13.8-49.4]
15-19 103 32.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[19.3-45.2]
15.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[6.7-25.0]
19.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[10.4-29.3]
32.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[17.9-46.2]
20-22 164 25.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[16.0-34.4]
20.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[11.8-29.6]
37.5rounding down to integer
[26.1-48.9]
16.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[7.1-26.2]
23-24 95 44.2
[30.5-58.0]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 14.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[6.5-22.2]
31.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[16.1-46.0]
20-24 258 32.2
[24.4-40.0]
16.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[10.8-23.1]
29.0
[20.3-37.7]
21.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[13.3-30.6]
25-34 596 44.2
[30.0-58.3]
16.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[7.3-25.4]
14.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.rounding down to integer
[5.4-23.6]
25.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[10.2-39.8]
35-44 549 51.9
[40.8-63.0]
11.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[5.0-18.3]
28.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[17.9-40.0]
7.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.rounding up to integer
[3.3-11.7]
45-54 702 61.5rounding down to integer
[51.3-71.6]
11.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[5.5-17.8]
15.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[8.4-22.3]
11.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[5.7-17.4]
55+ 849 54.8
[47.0-62.7]
14.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[9.1-18.9]
16.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[9.8-22.7]
14.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[8.7-21.1]
25+ 2,695 53.6
[48.5-58.8]
13.4
[10.0-16.8]
18.2
[14.0-22.5]
14.8
[10.3-19.2]
Male 15-19 63 25.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[12.1-39.1]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 37.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[19.2-56.0]
20-24 167 25.0
[17.2-32.8]
16.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[8.9-23.9]
32.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[20.9-44.9]
25.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[13.4-37.9]
25-44 602 33.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[20.9-46.5]
17.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[8.4-27.0]
22.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[11.5-33.3]
26.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[11.4-41.0]
45+ 776 56.6
[47.6-65.6]
12.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[6.8-17.7]
15.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[9.1-22.1]
15.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[8.6-22.6]
Female 15-19 39 42.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[21.7-63.9]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.
20-24 92 45.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[30.4-59.9]
17.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[7.5-28.1]
21.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[10.9-32.9]
15.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[7.4-22.8]
25-44 543 63.6
[52.1-75.2]
10.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[4.4-15.8]
20.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[11.1-29.5]
6.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.5-9.4]
45+ 774 59.1
[50.8-67.4]
13.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[8.1-19.1]
16.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[10.0-22.2]
11.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[5.8-16.6]
Table 5. Quit rates by age group and sex, 2013
Sex Age group (years) Population estimate
('000)
Total quitters
(%)
Short term quitters
(%)
Long term quitters
(%)

Source: Canadian Tobacco Alcohol and Drugs Survey, February - December 2013

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 5 Footnotes

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Total All age groups 11,713 63.7
[61.2-66.2]
3.2
[2.3-4.1]
60.5rounding down to integer
[57.9-63.1]
Male 6,452 64.1
[60.6-67.6]
3.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.4-5.0]
60.4
[56.7-64.1]
Female 5,261 63.2
[59.7-66.7]
2.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.5-3.6]
60.6
[57.2-64.1]
Both sexes 15-24 813 18.7
[14.3-23.0]
6.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.4-10.1]
11.9
[8.4-15.4]
15-19 250 9.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[5.3-14.5]
4.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.1-7.4]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.
20-24 563 22.6
[16.7-28.5]
7.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.9-12.3]
14.9
[10.3-19.6]
25+ 10,900 67.0
[64.4-69.7]
2.9
[2.0-3.8]
64.1
[61.3-66.9]
25-44 3,493 52.0
[46.3-57.6]
3.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.5-5.0]
48.7
[42.8-54.5]
45+ 7,408 74.2
[71.4-76.9]
2.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.7-3.8]
71.4
[68.6-74.2]
Male 15-24 498 18.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.rounding up to integer
[12.1-24.9]
8.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.6-14.1]
9.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[5.2-14.1]
15-19 158 9.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[5.0-14.3]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 3.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.5-6.3]
20-24 340 22.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[13.6-31.7]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 12.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[6.0-18.7]
25+ 5,955 67.9
[64.2-71.6]
3.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.9-4.6]
64.6
[60.7-68.6]
25-44 1,874 51.5rounding down to integer
[43.6-59.3]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 48.7
[40.7-56.8]
45+ 4,081 75.4
[71.6-79.3]
3.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.rounding up to integer
[1.7-5.3]
71.9
[67.9-76.0]
Female 15-24 315 18.9
[12.7-25.1]
3.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.3-5.6]
15.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.rounding up to integer
[9.6-21.4]
15-19 93 High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.
20-24 223 22.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.rounding down to integer
[14.4-30.6]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 18.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[11.3-26.5]
25+ 4,946 66.0
[62.3-69.7]
2.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.rounding down to integer
[1.4-3.6]
63.5rounding up to integer
[59.9-67.1]
25-44 1,619 52.5rounding up to integer
[44.2-60.8]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 48.6
[40.3-56.8]
45+ 3,327 72.6
[68.9-76.2]
1.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.9-2.7]
70.8
[67.1-74.5]
Table 6. Stages of change categories by age group and sex, among ever smokers (current and former smokers combined), 2013
Sex Age group (years) Population estimate ('000) Precontemplation (%) Contemplation (%) Preparation (%) Action(%) Maintenance (%)

Source: Canadian Tobacco Alcohol and Drugs Survey, February - December 2013

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

The first 3 categories are current smokers, last 2 categories are former smokers.

Table 6 Footnotes

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Total All age groups 11,835 13.9
[12.3-15.6]
14.4
[12.6-16.3]
6.5rounding down to integer
[5.3-7.7]
1.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with cautionrounding down to integer
[0.9-2.1]
63.6
[61.2-66.1]
Male 6,488 12.0
[10.0-14.0]
14.7
[12.1-17.3]
7.4
[5.6-9.3]
1.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.8-2.6]
64.1
[60.7-67.6]
Female 5,347 16.3
[13.4-19.1]
14.1
[11.5-16.7]
5.3
[4.0-6.7]
1.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.4-2.0]
63.1
[59.6-66.5]
Both
sexes
15-19 250 37.8
[30.2-45.4]
29.8
[22.5-37.2]
18.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[11.3-26.0]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 11.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[5.9-16.5]
20-24 570 30.1
[24.7-35.5]
28.3
[22.4-34.3]
16.1
[11.2-21.0]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 22.3
[16.7-27.9]
25-44 3,521 17.5rounding down to integer
[13.3-21.6]
19.8
[15.0-24.7]
8.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[5.5-11.9]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 52.0
[46.2-57.9]
45+ 7,493 10.3
[8.5-12.1]
10.3
[8.5-12.2]
4.3
[3.2-5.5]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 74.0
[71.3-76.7]
Male 15-19 158 35.9
[26.8-44.9]
30.3
[20.5-40.0]
20.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[10.3-29.6]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 11.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[5.6-17.0]
20-24 346 26.5rounding up to integer
[19.6-33.5]
29.5rounding down to integer
[21.8-37.1]
18.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with cautionrounding down to integer
[11.6-25.3]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 22.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[13.6-30.5]
25-44 1,881 15.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with cautionrounding down to integer
[10.4-20.6]
20.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[13.7-27.1]
10.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[5.0-15.1]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 51.9
[43.6-60.2]
45+ 4,104 8.3
[6.3-10.3]
10.3
[7.7-12.8]
4.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[3.0-6.7]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 75.3
[71.6-79.0]
Female 15-19 93 41.1
[28.6-53.6]
29.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[17.7-40.5]
16.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[8.0-24.9]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.
20-24 225 35.6
[26.9-44.2]
26.7
[18.3-35.0]
12.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with cautionrounding up to integer
[5.2-19.8]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 22.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[14.8-30.6]
25-44 1,641 19.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[13.2-26.3]
19.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[12.4-25.9]
7.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[3.8-10.3]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 52.1
[43.9-60.4]
45+ 3,389 12.6
[9.7-15.6]
10.4
[7.9-12.9]
3.7
[2.5-4.9]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 72.4
[68.8-76.0]
Table 7. Exposure of children at home to Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS), by province and age group, 2013
Province % Children Age 0-11 regularly exposed % Children Age 12-17 regularly exposed % Children Age 0-17 regularly exposed

Source: Canadian Tobacco Alcohol and Drugs Survey, February - December 2013

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 7 Footnotes

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Canada 3.1
[2.3-3.8]
5.2
[4.3-6.2]
3.9
[3.3-4.6]
Newfoundland and Labrador 1.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.6-1.9]
4.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[2.3-5.9]
2.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[1.5-3.2]
Prince Edward Island 2.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[1.1-3.0]
5.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[3.2-7.0]
3.1
[2.1-4.1]
Nova Scotia 1.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.9-2.7]
6.5rounding down to integer
[4.2-8.6]
3.7
[2.6-4.8]
New Brunswick 3.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[2.4-5.4]
6.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[4.2-8.6]
4.7
[3.3-6.1]
Quebec 6.1
[4.5-7.7]
9.7
[7.4-12.1]
7.4
[6.0-8.8]
Ontario 2.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[1.2-4.3]
3.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[2.1-5.7]
3.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[2.1-4.6]
Manitoba 3.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[1.8-4.3]
5.5rounding down to integerModerate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[3.6-7.3]
4.0
[2.9-5.1]
Saskatchewan 3.5rounding down to integerModerate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[2.1-4.9]
5.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[3.5-8.3]
4.2
[2.9-5.6]
Alberta 1.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.4-1.8]
4.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[2.4-5.8]
2.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[1.4-3.1]
British Columbia High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 1.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.4-1.6]
Table 8. Illicit drug use (Past 12 month and lifetime) by sex and age group, 2013
Drug Category Overall Males Females 15-19 20-24 25+

Source: Canadian Tobacco Alcohol and Drugs Survey, February - December 2013

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 8 Footnotes

Table 8 Footnote a

Cannabis, cocaine/crack, speed, ecstasy, hallucinogens, heroin.

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Table 8 Footnote b

Cocaine/crack, speed, ecstasy, hallucinogens, heroin.

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Table 8 Footnote c

Cannabis, cocaine/crack, meth/crystal meth, ecstasy, hallucinogens, salvia, inhalants, heroin; abuse of pain relievers, stimulants; sedatives to get high.

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Sample size 14,565 6,659 7,906 3,509 2,575 8,481
Cannabis use
Cannabis - lifetime 41.2
[39.6-42.8]
48.5↑
[46.0-51.0]
34.1
[32.0-36.2]
31.1
[28.4-33.9]
50.9
[47.4-54.4]
41.1
[39.2-43.0]
Cannabis - past-year 10.6
[9.7-11.6]
13.9
[12.4-15.4]
7.4
[6.3-8.5]
22.4
[19.9-24.9]
26.2
[23.0-29.5]
8.0
[7.0-9.1]
Age of initiation (years) 17.9
[17.7-18.2]
17.8
[17.5-18.1]
18.1
[17.8-18.5]
15.1
[14.9-15.3]
16.6
[16.4-16.9]
18.3
[18.0-18.6]
Illicit drug use past year
Cocaine/Crack 0.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.6-1.2]
1.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.8-1.9]
0.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with cautionrounding down to integer
[0.2-0.7]
1.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with cautionrounding down to integer
[0.9-2.0]
3.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[2.1-4.5]
0.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.3-1.0]
Speed/Methamphetamine/Crystal meth 0.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.1-0.2]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 0.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.1-0.2]
0.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.3-1.0]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.
Hallucinogens 0.6
[0.4-0.7]
0.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.5-1.2]
0.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.1-0.4]
2.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[1.4-3.2]
3.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[1.8-4.3]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.
Hallucinogens (including salvia) 0.6
[0.5-0.8]
1.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.6-1.3]
0.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.2-0.4]
3.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[1.9-4.1]
3.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[2.0-4.5]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.
Ecstasy 0.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.2-0.5]
0.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.3-0.9]
0.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.1-0.2]
1.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.7-2.0]
2.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[1.3-3.5]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.
Salvia 0.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.1-0.2]
0.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.1-0.4]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 1.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with cautionrounding down to integer
[0.7-2.3]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.
Heroin High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.
Any 6 drugs (hallucinogens excl. salvia)Table 8 Footnote a 10.9
[10.0-11.9]
14.4
[12.9-16.0]
7.5rounding up to integer
[6.4-8.6]
22.7
[20.1-25.2]
26.9
[23.7-30.2]
8.3
[7.3-9.4]
Any 5 drugs (hallucinogens excl. salvia)Table 8 Footnote b 1.6
[1.2-2.0]
2.4
[1.7-3.1]
0.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.5-1.1]
4.1
[3.0-5.2]
6.5rounding down to integer
[4.9-8.0]
0.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.5-1.3]
Any 6 drugs (hallucinogens incl. salvia)Table 8 Footnote a 11.0
[10.0-11.9]
14.5rounding down to integer
[12.9-16.0]
7.5rounding up to integer
[6.4-8.6]
22.9
[20.4-25.5]
26.9
[23.7-30.2]
8.3
[7.3-9.4]
Any 5 drugs (hallucinogens incl. salvia)Table 8 Footnote b 1.6
[1.3-2.0]
2.5rounding down to integer
[1.8-3.2]
0.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.5-1.1]
4.7
[3.5-6.0]
6.5rounding down to integer
[4.9-8.0]
0.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.5-1.3]
Any drugTable 8 Footnote c 11.3
[10.4-12.3]
14.9
[13.3-16.5]
7.9
[6.8-9.1]
23.4
[20.8-26.0]
27.6
[24.3-30.9]
8.6
[7.6-9.7]
Lifetime illicit drug use
Cocaine/Crack 7.2
[6.3-8.0]
9.5rounding up to integer
[8.1-10.9]
4.9
[3.9-5.9]
2.6
[1.8-3.4]
8.3
[6.6-10.0]
7.5rounding down to integer
[6.5-8.5]
Speed/Methamphetamine/Crystal meth 3.0
[2.5-3.5]
3.6
[2.8-4.3]
2.4
[1.7-3.1]
1.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[1.1-2.5]
3.6
[2.6-4.7]
3.0
[2.4-3.6]
Hallucinogens 11.0
[9.9-12.0]
14.0
[12.3-15.7]
8.0
[6.7-9.3]
4.8
[3.6-6.0]
10.9
[8.5-13.2]
11.5rounding up to integer
[10.3-12.7]
Hallucinogens (including salvia) 11.5rounding up to integer
[10.5-12.6]
14.8
[13.2-16.5]
8.3
[7.0-9.6]
7.3
[5.7-8.9]
12.7
[10.3-15.1]
11.8
[10.5-13.0]
Ecstasy 4.1
[3.4-4.9]
5.4
[4.1-6.8]
2.9
[2.1-3.7]
4.5rounding down to integer
[3.2-5.7]
9.5rounding down to integer
[7.6-11.3]
3.6
[2.7-4.4]
Salvia 1.9
[1.5-2.4]
2.8
[2.1-3.4]
1.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.5-1.7]
4.7
[3.3-6.1]
6.9
[5.5-8.4]
1.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.7-1.7]
Heroin 0.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with cautionrounding down to integer
[0.2-0.8]
0.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with cautionrounding down to integer
[0.2-0.7]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 0.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with cautionrounding up to integer
[0.2-0.9]
Any 6 drugs (hallucinogens excl. salvia)Table 8 Footnote a 41.9
[40.2-43.5]
49.1
[46.6-51.6]
34.8
[32.7-37.0]
31.3
[28.6-34.1]
51.6
[48.1-55.0]
41.8
[39.9-43.8]
Any 5 drugs (hallucinogens excl. salvia)Table 8 Footnote b 14.1
[13.0-15.3]
17.6
[15.7-19.4]
10.8
[9.4-12.2]
7.9
[6.4-9.3]
16.8
[14.1-19.5]
14.4
[13.1-15.8]
Any 6 drugs (hallucinogens incl. salvia)Table 8 Footnote a 41.9
[40.3-43.6]
49.2
[46.7-51.7]
34.8
[32.7-37.0]
31.5rounding up to integer
[28.7-34.3]
51.6
[48.1-55.0]
41.8
[39.9-43.8]
Any 5 drugs (hallucinogens incl. salvia)Table 8 Footnote b 14.5rounding up to integer
[13.4-15.7]
18.2
[16.3-20.0]
10.9
[9.5-12.3]
9.3
[7.6-11.0]
17.8
[15.1-20.6]
14.6
[13.3-16.0]
Any drugTable 8 Footnote c 42.6
[40.9-44.3]
50.0
[47.4-52.5]
35.4
[33.3-37.6]
32.2
[29.3-35.0]
52.3
[48.8-55.8]
42.5rounding up to integer
[40.6-44.5]
Table 9. Psychoactive pharmaceutical drug use (Past 12-month) by sex and age group, 2013
Pharmaceutical Drug Category Overall Males Females 15-19 20-24 25+

Source: Canadian Tobacco Alcohol and Drugs Survey, February - December 2013

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 9 Footnotes

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

Sample size 14,565 6,659 7,906 3,509 2,575 8,481
Pain Relievers
Pain Relievers 14.9
[13.7-16.0]
14.0
[12.5-15.6]
15.7
[14.0-17.4]
13.6
[11.6-15.7]
15.9
[13.4-18.3]
14.9
[13.5-16.2]
Pain relievers to get high 0.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.1-0.2]
0.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.1-0.4]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 0.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.2-1.0]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.
Pain relievers to get high - among users 1.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.5-1.5]
1.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.6-2.6]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 4.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[1.5-7.2]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.
Abuse of pain relievers (includes to get high) 0.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.2-0.5]
0.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.2-0.6]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 0.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.3-1.3]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.
Abuse of pain relievers (includes to get high) - among users 2.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[1.3-3.4]
2.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[1.1-4.3]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 5.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[2.4-9.2]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.
Stimulants
Stimulants 0.9
[0.6-1.1]
1.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.6-1.3]
0.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.5-1.1]
3.5rounding down to integer
[2.5-4.4]
1.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[1.2-2.5]
0.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.3-0.8]
Stimulants to get high 0.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.0-0.1]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.
Stimulants to get high - among users 9.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[3.1-14.8]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.
Abuse of stimulants 0.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.1-0.2]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 0.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.0-0.2]
1.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.4-1.5]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.
Abuse of stimulants  (includes to get high) - among users 16.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[8.4-24.3]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 31.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with cautionrounding up to integer
[17.6-45.5]
40.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[19.9-60.2]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.
Sedatives
Sedatives 10.4
[9.4-11.4]
7.2
[6.1-8.4]
13.4
[11.7-15.1]
3.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[2.4-4.8]
4.7
[3.6-5.8]
11.5rounding up to integer
[10.3-12.7]
Sedatives to get high High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.
Sedatives to get high - among users High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.
Any Pharmaceutical
Any pharmaceutical 22.4
[21.1-23.8]
19.3
[17.6-21.0]
25.5rounding down to integer
[23.3-27.6]
18.5rounding down to integer
[16.2-20.7]
19.8
[17.3-22.4]
23.0
[21.4-24.6]
Any pharmaceutical to get high 0.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.2-0.4]
0.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.2-0.5]
0.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.1-0.3]
1.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.5-1.7]
1.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.5-2.1]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.
Any pharmaceutical to get high - among users 1.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.7-1.7]
1.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.9-2.7]
0.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.3-1.2]
6.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[2.9-9.2]
6.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[2.6-10.8]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.
Abuse of any pharmaceutical (includes to get high) 0.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with cautionrounding up to integer
[0.3-0.7]
0.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with cautionrounding up to integer
[0.3-0.8]
0.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with cautionrounding down to integer
[0.2-0.7]
1.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[1.0-2.5]
1.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.8-2.5]
0.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.1-0.5]
Abuse of any pharmaceutical (includes to get high) - among users 2.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[1.5-3.1]
2.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[1.5-4.2]
1.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[1.0-2.9]
9.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[5.6-13.6]
8.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[4.3-13.0]
1.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution
[0.5-2.0]
Table 10. Drug harms by sex and age group, 2013
Drug related harms in past yearFootnote 1 Overall Males Females 15-19 20-24 25+

Source: Canadian Tobacco Alcohol and Drugs Survey, February - December 2013

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 10 Footnotes

Table 10 Footnote 1

At least one of 8 harms to: physical health; friendships and social life; financial position; home life or marriage; work, studies, or employment opportunities; legal problems; difficulty learning; housing problems.

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Table 10 Footnote 2

Among current user any 5 drugs (cocaine, speed, hallucinogens including salvia, ecstasy, heroin).

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Table 10 Footnote 3

Among current abusers of pharmaceuticals (abuse of pain killers, abuse of stimulants, sedatives to get high).

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Table 10 Footnote 4

Among current users any drug (cannabis, cocaine, meth/crystal meth, speed, hallucinogens including salvia, ecstasy, inhalants, heroin, abuse of pain killers, abuse of stimulants, sedatives to get high).

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Sample size 14,565 6,659 7,906 3,509 2,575 8,481
Any drug harm to self - total population 2.9
[2.4-3.4]
3.9
[3.1-4.7
1.9Asterisk symbol
[1.3-2.6]
8.2
[6.5-9.9]
8.5down arrow
[6.8-10.1]
1.9
[1.3-2.4]
Any drug harm to self among users any 5 drugsFootnote 2 44.3
[31.5-57.1]
46.6Asterisk symbol
[30.6-62.6]
37.7Asterisk symbol
[17.5-57.9]
49.1
[35.0-63.2]
48.8
[36.8-60.8]
Record symbol
Any drug harm to self among abusers of pharmaceuticalsFootnote 3 55.5down arrow
[38.6-72.4]
57.5Asterisk symbolup arrow
[37.4-77.6]
53.2Asterisk symbol
[25.3-81.1]
58.0Asterisk symbol
[38.9-77.1]
73.3
[54.1-92.5]
Record symbol
Any drug harm to self among users/abusers any drugFootnote 4 19.9
[16.0-23.8]
20.5down arrow
[15.6-25.3]
18.9Asterisk symbol
[11.9-25.8]
33.2
[27.0-39.5]
25.6
[20.6-30.6]
14.9Asterisk symbol
[9.4-20.5]
Table 11.  Illicit drug use (past year and lifetime) by province, 2013
Drug Category / Indicator Canada NL PE NS NB QC ON MB SK AB BC

Source: Canadian Tobacco Alcohol and Drugs Survey, February - December 2013

Table 11 Footnotes

Table 11 Footnote a

Cannabis, cocaine/crack, speed, ecstasy, hallucinogens, heroin.

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Table 11 Footnote b

Cocaine/crack, speed, ecstasy, hallucinogens, heroin.

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Table 11 Footnote c

Cannabis, cocaine/crack, meth/crystal meth, ecstasy, hallucinogens, salvia, inhalants, heroin, abuse of pain killers, abuse of stimulants, sedatives to get high.

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Table 11 Footnote 1

At least one of 8 harms to: physical health; friendships and social life; financial position; home life or marriage; work, studies, or employment opportunities; legal problems; difficulty learning; housing problems.

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Table 11 Footnote 2

Asked of all users of any drug (cannabis, cocaine, meth/crystal meth, speed, hallucinogens including salvia, ecstasy, inhalants, heroin, abuse of pain killers, abuse of stimulants, sedatives to get high); presented among total population.

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Sample size 14,565 1,556 1,445 1,660 1,640 1,669 1,379 1,497 1,245 1,309 1,165
Cannabis use
Cannabis - lifetime 41.2 37.7 38.6 51.4 42.3 41.8 38.1 39.7 41.3 45.8 43.9
Cannabis - past-year 10.6 9.6 10.9 12.5up arrow 10.1 10.7 10.3 10.2 8.1 9.1 13.3
Illicit drug use past year
Cocaine/Crack 0.9Asterisk symbol 1.5Asterisk symbolup arrow 0.7Asterisk symbol 0.7Asterisk symbol 0.3Asterisk symbol Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol 0.7Asterisk symbol Record symbol Record symbol
Speed/Methamphetamine/Crystal meth 0.2Asterisk symbol Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol 0.5Asterisk symbol down arrow Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol
Hallucinogens 0.6 0.4Asterisk symbol 0.5up arrowAsterisk symbol 1.2Asterisk symbol 0.5Asterisk symbolup arrow 0.2Asterisk symbol 0.8Asterisk symbol Record symbol 0.5Asterisk symbolup arrow 0.4Asterisk symbol 0.5Asterisk symbol down arrow
Ecstasy 0.4Asterisk symbol Record symbol 0.5Asterisk symbol down arrow Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol 0.4Asterisk symbol Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol
Salvia 0.1Asterisk symbol Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol
Heroin Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol
Any 6 drugs (hallucinogens excl. salvia)Footnote a 10.9 9.8 11.1 12.7 10.1 10.9 10.7 10.5up arrow 8.1 9.4 13.4
Any 5 drugs (hallucinogens excl. salvia)Footnote b 1.6 1.8Asterisk symbol 1.4Asterisk symbol 1.9Asterisk symbol 0.9Asterisk symbol 1.8Asterisk symbol 1.7Asterisk symbol 2.0Asterisk symbol 1.1Asterisk symbol 1.3Asterisk symbol Record symbol
Any drug Footnote c 11.3 9.9 11.2 12.9 10.4 11.5 down arrow 11.1 11.5 down arrow 8.2 9.7 13.7
Lifetime illicit drug use
Cocaine/Crack 7.2 4.6 6.0 5.0 4.0Asterisk symbol 8.7 5.4Asterisk symbol 6.2 8.0 7.6 10.7
Speed/Methamphetamine/Crystal meth 3.0 Record symbol 1.6Asterisk symbol 1.8Asterisk symbol 2.3Asterisk symbol 6.3 Record symbol 2.4Asterisk symbol 2.2Asterisk symbol 3.1Asterisk symbol 3.0Asterisk symbol
Hallucinogens 11.0 8.4 11.4 10.3 8.5 down arrow 10.9 9.4 9.7 12.3 13.9 14.1
Ecstasy 4.1 3.9 4.2Asterisk symbol 3.0Asterisk symbol 2.9Asterisk symbol 4.3 3.7Asterisk symbol 3.3Asterisk symbol 3.9Asterisk symbol 3.8Asterisk symbol 6.2Asterisk symbol
Salvia 1.9 1.2Asterisk symbol 1.3Asterisk symbol 2.5Asterisk symbolup arrow Record symbol 2.2Asterisk symbol 1.4Asterisk symbol 2.8Asterisk symbol 2.5Asterisk symbolup arrow 2.7Asterisk symbol Record symbol
Heroin 0.5Asterisk symboldown arrow Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol Record symbol
Any 6 drugs (hallucinogens excl. salvia)Footnote a 41.9 37.9 38.8 51.6 42.5up arrow 42.7 38.6 40.0 42.5up arrow 46.7 44.9
Any 5 drugs (hallucinogens excl. salvia)Footnote b 14.1 11.2 12.8 12.5 down arrow 10.3 16.9 11.3 11.7 14.5 down arrow 16.7 17.4
Any drug Footnote c 42.6 38.1 39.1 51.8 43.0 43.6 39.4 40.8 43.0 47.2 45.4
Drug related harms in past yearFootnote 1
Any drug harm to self - total populationFootnote 2 2.9 2.1Asterisk symbol 2.5Asterisk symbol up arrow 3.2Asterisk symbol 2.5Asterisk symbol down arrow 3.0Asterisk symbol 2.6Asterisk symbol 2.9 3.1Asterisk symbol 2.9Asterisk symbol 3.6Asterisk symbol
Table 12.  Alcohol indicators by sex and age group, 2013
Alcohol Indicator Overall Males Females 15-19 20-24 25+

Source: Canadian Tobacco Alcohol and Drugs Survey, February - December 2013

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 12 Footnotes

Table 12 Footnote 1

Based on alcohol consumption in the previous 7 days.

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Sample size 14,565 6,659 7,906 3,509 2,575 8,481
Alcohol
Lifetime Use 90.3
[89.3-91.3]
93.0
[91.8-94.3]
87.6
[86.0-89.1]
68.7
[66.0-71.3]
90.4
[88.2-92.5]
92.1
[91.0-93.3]
Past 12 month Use 75.9
[74.5-77.3]
80.6
[78.8-82.4]
71.2
[69.1-73.4]
60.3
[57.6-63.1]
83.2
[80.4-85.9]
76.5up arrow
[74.9-78.1]
Age of initiation (years) 18.3
[18.1-18.4]
17.5
[17.3-17.7]
19.0
[18.8-19.3]
15.6
[15.5-15.7]
17.1
[16.9-17.2]
18.6
[18.4-18.7]
Exceeding low-risk drinking guidelines (LRDG)Footnote 1
Exceeds LRDG chronic 15.7
[14.3-17.0]
18.8
[16.7-20.8]
12.7
[11.1-14.2]
11.9
[10.0-13.7]
24.1
[21.1-27.1]
15.1
[13.6-16.6]
Exceeds LRDG acute 11.3
[10.1-12.4]
14.6
[12.7-16.5]
8.0
[6.7-9.3]
9.0
[7.4-10.5]
19.2
[16.6-21.7]
10.7
[9.3-12.0]
Exceeds LRDG chronic - among drinkers 20.9
[19.2-22.6]
23.5down arrow
[21.0-26.0]
18.0
[15.8-20.2]
19.9
[16.9-22.8]
29.1
[25.7-32.5]
20.0
[18.1-21.9]
Exceeds LRDG acute - among drinkers 15.0
[13.5-16.5]
18.3
[16.0-20.7]
11.4
[9.7-13.2]
15.0
[12.5-17.5]
23.1
[20.2-26.1]
14.1
[12.4-15.8]
Table 13.  Alcohol indicators by province, 2013
Alcohol Indicator Canada NL PE NS NB QC ON MB SK AB BC

Source: Canadian Tobacco Alcohol and Drugs Survey, February - December 2013

Table 13 Footnotes

Table 13 Footnote 1

Based on alcohol consumption in the previous 7 days.

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Sample size 14,565 1,556 1,445 1,660 1,640 1,669 1,379 1,497 1,245 1,309 1,165
Alcohol
Lifetime Use 90.3 91.5down arrow 90.6 91.9 90.1 92.4 88.8 91.3 92.1 88.7 91.1
Past 12 month Use 75.9 72.5up arrow 74.6 76.2 73.9 82.8 72.7 74.8 75.5up arrow 74.5up arrow 75.3
Exceeding low-risk drinking guidelines (LRDG)Footnote 1
Exceeds LRDG chronic 15.7 18.3 15.2 16.6 16.1 16.2 14.6 15.0 15.2 17.2 16.3
Exceeds LRDG acute 11.3 14.7 11.2 12.7 12.5down arrow 11.3 10.5up arrow 10.8 11.2 12.4 11.6
Exceeds LRDG chronic - among drinkers 20.9 25.3 20.4 21.9 21.9 19.7 20.3 20.4 20.3 23.4 22.0
Exceeds LRDG acute - among drinkers 15.0 20.3 15.2 16.7 16.9 13.7 14.7 14.6 15.1 16.8 15.7
Table 14.  Description of the sample size represented, Canada, 2013
Group Canada NL PE NS NB QC ON MB SK AB BC

Source: Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey, February - December 2013

Male 6,659 687 640 749 768 787 638 708 548 605 529
Female 7,906 869 805 911 872 882 741 789 697 704 636
15-19 3,509 379 370 415 396 429 314 367 285 297 257
20-24 2,575 229 236 312 267 349 261 292 199 235 195
25+ 8,481 948 839 933 977 891 804 838 761 777 713
25-34 864 79 71 100 100 116 67 93 80 99 59
35-44 1,383 162 117 151 175 161 124 133 120 138 102
45-54 1,784 222 169 191 212 167 179 169 143 177 155
55+ 4,450 485 482 491 490 447 434 443 418 363 397
Total 14,565 1,556 1,445 1,660 1,640 1,669 1,379 1,497 1,245 1,309 1,165
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