Tobacco Use in Canada
Patterns and Trends - 2015 Edition

quitting smoking: QUIT INTENTIONS


By Sex
| By Age

Quit Intentions by Age

In 2013, the percentages of smokers considering quitting in the next 6 months and in the next 30 days did not differ significantly by age group(55,56) (Figure 6.11). Within each age group, roughly half of those seriously considering quitting in the next 6 months were also considering quitting in the next 30 days.

Over time, although no clear patterns emerged among younger smokers, the percentage of smokers over 25 seriously considering quitting in the next 6 months appeared to increase with time, except among the 35-44 age group in the most recent few years (Figure 6.12).

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