Tobacco Use in Canada
Patterns and Trends - 2014 Edition

youth: QUITTING SMOKIng


Quit Intentions

In 2012, almost two-thirds (64.8%) of smokers aged 15 to 19 were seriously considering quitting in the next 6 months, and 46.2% of those were considering doing so in the next 30 days (Figure 11.1). Since 2000, the percentage of smokers seriously considering quitting has fluctuated between 60 to 70% (Figure 11.1).

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