Tobacco Use in Canada
Patterns and Trends - 2015 Edition

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Section I: Tobacco Use Among Canadian Adults
Highlights
1. Smoking in Canada
1.1 Historical Trends in Smoking Prevalence
1.2 Current Smoking Prevalence
Demographic Patterns in Smoking Prevalence
Smoking Prevalence by Sex
Smoking Prevalence by Age
1.3 Cigarette Consumption
Demographic Patterns in Cigarette Consumption
Cigarette Consumption by Sex
Cigarette Consumption by Age
1.4 Smoking and Self-rated Health
General Health
Mental Health
2. Smoking in the Provinces
Smoking Prevalence by Province
Cigarette Consumption by Province
2.1 British Columbia
Smoking prevalence
Cigarette consumption
2.2 Alberta
Smoking prevalence
Cigarette consumption
2.3 Saskatchewan
Smoking prevalence
Cigarette consumption
2.4 Manitoba
Smoking prevalence
Cigarette consumption
2.5 Ontario
Smoking prevalence
Cigarette consumption
2.6 Quebec
Smoking prevalence
Cigarette consumption
2.7 New Brunswick
Smoking prevalence
Cigarette consumption
2.8 Nova Scotia
Smoking prevalence
Cigarette consumption
2.9 Prince Edward Island
Smoking prevalence
Cigarette consumption
2.10 Newfoundland & Labrador
Smoking prevalence
Cigarette consumption
3. Cigarette Sources and Purchasing
Usual Sources of Cigarettes
Contraband and Cheaper Cigarettes
Purchasing Cigarettes - Sources
4. Use of Other Tobacco Products in Canada
4.1 Prevalence of Use of Other Tobacco Products
Demographic Patterns in Other Tobacco Use
Other Tobacco Use by Sex
Other Tobacco Use by Age
Other Tobacco Use by Province
Flavoured Tobacco Products
5 Secondhand Smoke Exposure

Section II: Quitting Smoking
Highlights
6. Quitting Behaviours and Outcomes
6.1 Quitter Percentage
Quitter Percentage by Sex
Quitter Percentage by Age
6.2 Quit Intentions
Quit Intentions by Sex
Quit Intentions by Age
6.3 Quit Attempts
Quit Attempts by Sex
Quit Attempts by Age
6.4 Quit Success (Point Abstinence)
Quit Success by Sex
Quit Success by Age
6.5 Use of Cessation Assistance
Cessation Methods
Use of Pharmacotherapy
6.6 Reasons for Quitting Smoking
6.2 Use of Pharmacotherapy
Reasons to Quit by Sex
Reasons to Quit by Age

Section III: Tobacco Use Among Canadian Youth
Highlights
7. Smoking Initiation
7.1 Ever Smoking
Ever smoking among students in grades 6-9
Ever smoking among youth aged 15-19
7.2 Susceptibility to Smoking
Susceptibility to smoking by grade
Susceptibility to smoking by province
8. Current Smoking among Youth
8.1 Smoking Prevalence
Smoking Prevalence by Age
Smoking Prevalence by Sex
Smoking Prevalence by Province
8.2 Cigarette Consumption
Cigarette Consumption by Sex
Cigarette Consumption by Age
9. Sources of Cigarettes
Sources of cigarettes for students in grades 6-9
Sources of cigarettes for 15- to 18-year-olds
10. Use of Other Tobacco products
Flavoured Tobacco Products
Demographic Patterns in Other Tobacco Use
Use of Other Tobacco Products by Sex
Use of Other Tobacco Products by Province
11. Quitting Smoking
11.1 Quit Intentions
11.2 Quit Attempts
Quit attempts among students in grades 6-9
Quit attempts among youth aged 15-19

Glossary
CTADS/CTUMS
YSS

Index of Statistical Tests

References

Appendices
Appendix A: Canadian Tobacco Use Monitoring Survey (CTUMS) and Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drug Use Survey (CTADS)
Appendix B: Youth Smoking Survey
Appendix C: Data Analysis