Tobacco Use in Canada
Patterns and Trends - 2015 Edition

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Figure 1.1: Smoking prevalence in Canada, adults aged 15+, 1965-2013
Figure 1.2: Current smoking prevalence, adults aged 15+, 2013
Figure 1.3: Current smoking prevalence, adults aged 15+, 1999-2013
Figure 1.4: Current smoking prevalence by sex, 2013
Figure 1.5: Current smoking prevalence by sex, 1999-2013
Figure 1.6: Current smoking prevalence by age group, 2013
Figure 1.7: Current smoking prevalence by age group, 1999-2013
Figure 1.8: Average daily cigarette consumption, overall and by sex, 1999-2013
Figure 1.9: Average daily cigarette consumption by age group, 2013
Figure 1.10: Average daily cigarette consumption by age group, 1999-2013
Figure 1.11: Self-rated general health, by smoking status, 2013
Figure 1.12: Percentage of respondents reporting “excellent” or “very good” health, by age group and smoking status, 2013
Figure 1.13: Self-rated mental health, by smoking status, 2013
Figure 1.14: Percentage of respondents reporting “excellent” or “very good” mental health, by age group and smoking status, 2013
Figure 2.1: Smoking prevalence by province, 2013
Figure 2.2: Average daily cigarette consumption by province, 2013
Figure 2.3: Current smoking prevalence by sex, British Columbia, 1999-2013
Figure 2.4: Current smoking prevalence by age group, British Columbia, 1999-2013
Figure 2.5: Average daily cigarette consumption by sex, British Columbia, 1999-2013
Figure 2.6: Current smoking prevalence by sex, Alberta, 1999-2013
Figure 2.7: Current smoking prevalence by age group, Alberta, 1999-2013
Figure 2.8: Average daily cigarette consumption by sex, Alberta, 1999-2013
Figure 2.9: Current smoking prevalence by sex, Saskatchewan, 1999-2013
Figure 2.10: Current smoking prevalence by age group, Saskatchewan, 1999-2013
Figure 2.11: Average daily cigarette consumption by sex, Saskatchewan, 1999-2013
Figure 2.12: Current smoking prevalence by sex, Manitoba, 1999-2013
Figure 2.13: Current smoking prevalence by age group, Manitoba, 1999-2013
Figure 2.14: Average daily cigarette consumption by sex, Manitoba, 1999-2013
Figure 2.15: Current smoking prevalence by sex, Ontario, 1999-2013
Figure 2.16: Current smoking prevalence by age group, Ontario, 1999-2013
Figure 2.17: Average daily cigarette consumption by sex, Ontario, 1999-2013
Figure 2.18: Current smoking prevalence by sex, Quebec, 1999-2013
Figure 2.19: Current smoking prevalence by age group, Quebec, 1999-2013
Figure 2.20: Average daily cigarette consumption by sex, Quebec, 1999-2013
Figure 2.21: Current smoking prevalence by sex, New Brunswick, 1999-2013
Figure 2.22: Current smoking prevalence by age group, New Brunswick, 1999-2013
Figure 2.23: Average daily cigarette consumption by sex, New Brunswick, 1999-2013
Figure 2.24: Current smoking prevalence by sex, Nova Scotia, 1999-2013
Figure 2.25: Current smoking prevalence by age group, Nova Scotia, 1999-2013
Figure 2.26: Average daily cigarette consumption by sex, Nova Scotia, 1999-2013
Figure 2.27: Current smoking prevalence by sex, Prince Edward Island, 1999-2013
Figure 2.28: Current smoking prevalence by age group, Prince Edward Island, 1999-2013
Figure 2.29: Average daily cigarette consumption by sex, Prince Edward Island, 1999-2013
Figure 2.30: Current smoking prevalence by sex, Newfoundland & Labrador, 1999-2013
Figure 2.31: Current smoking prevalence by age group, Newfoundland & Labrador, 1999-2013
Figure 2.32: Average daily cigarette consumption by sex, Newfoundland & Labrador, 1999-2012
Figure 3.1: Percentage of smokers who usually get cigarettes from various sources, 2013
Figure 3.2: Percentage of smokers who had purchased (any) cigarettes from various sources in the past 6 months, 2013
Figure 4.1: Prevalence of use in the past 30 days for various tobacco products, 2013
Figure 4.2: Prevalence of use in the past 30 days for various tobacco products, 1999-2013
Figure 4.3: Prevalence of use in the past 30 days for various tobacco products, by sex, 2013
Figure 4.4: Prevalence of use in the past 30 days for cigars/cigarillos, by sex, 1999-2013
Figure 4.5: Prevalence of use in the past 30 days for various tobacco products, by age group, 2013
Figure 4.6: Prevalence of use in the past 30 days for cigars/cigarillos, by age group, 1999-2013
Figure 5.1: Frequency of exposure to secondhand smoke in the past month, 2013
Figure 5.2: Any exposure to secondhand smoke in the past month, 2013
Figure 6.1: Percentage of respondents who have ever smoked (current and former smokers), and quitter percentage, 1999-2013
Figure 6.2: Percentage of respondents who have ever smoked (current and former smokers), and quitter percentage, by sex, 2013
Figure 6.3: Percentage of males who have ever smoked (current and former smokers), and quitter percentage, 1999-2013
Figure 6.4: Percentage of females who have ever smoked (current and former smokers), and quitter percentage, 1999-2013
Figure 6.5: Quitter percentage among ever smokers, by age group, 2013
Figure 6.6: Quitter percentage among ever smokers, by age group, 1999-2013
Figure 6.7: Percentage of smokers who were seriously considering quitting in the next 6 months, and in the next 30 days, 2013
Figure 6.8: Percentage of smokers who were seriously considering quitting in the next 6 months, and in the next 30 days, 1999-2013
Figure 6.9: Percentage of smokers who were seriously considering quitting in the next 6 months, and in the next 30 days, by sex, 2013
Figure 6.10: Percentage of smokers who were seriously considering quitting in the next 6 months, and in the next 30 days, by sex, 1999-2013
Figure 6.11: Percentage of smokers who were seriously considering quitting in the next 6 months, and in the next 30 days, by age group, 2013
Figure 6.12: Percentage of smokers who were seriously considering quitting in the next 6 months, by age group, 1999-2013
Figure 6.13: Number of quit attempts made in the past 12 months by smokers and recent quitters, 2013
Figure 6.14: Percentage of smokers and recent quitters who attempted to quit in the past 12 months, 1999-2013
Figure 6.15: Percentage of smokers and recent quitters who attempted to quit in the past 12 months, by sex, 2013
Figure 6.16: Percentage of smokers and recent quitters who attempted to quit in the past 12 months, by sex, 1999-2013
Figure 6.17: Percentage of smokers and recent quitters who attempted to quit in the past 12 months, by age group, 2013
Figure 6.18: Percentage of smokers and recent quitters who attempted to quit in the past 12 months, by age group, 1999-2013
Figure 6.19: Percentage of current smokers and recent quitters who attempted to quit in the past 12 months and were still abstinent at the time of survey, 2004-2013
Figure 6.20: Percentage of current smokers and recent quitters who attempted to quit in the past 12 months and were abstinent at the time of survey, by sex, 2013
Figure 6.21: Percentage of current smokers and recent quitters who attempted to quit in the past 12 months and were abstinent at the time of survey, by sex, 2004-2013
Figure 6.22: Percentage of current smokers and recent quitters who attempted to quit in the past 12 months and were abstinent at the time of survey, by age group, 2013
Figure 6.23: Percentage of current smokers and recent quitters who attempted to quit in the past 12 months and were abstinent at the time of survey, by age group, 2004-2013
Figure 6.24: Prevalence of use of various quit methods among current and former smokers who had quit or attempted to quit smoking in the past 2 years, 2003-2013
Figure 6.25: Prevalence of use of stop-smoking medications among current and former smokers who had quit or attempted to quit smoking in the past 2 years, 2003-2012
Figure 6.26: Percentage of recent quitters whose main reason to quit was health or pregnancy/baby, overall and by sex, 2013
Figure 6.27: Percentage of recent quitters whose main reason to quit was health or pregnancy/baby, by age group, 2013
Figure 7.1: Smoking status of students in grades 6-9 who had ever tried smoking cigarettes, 2012-13
Figure 7.2: Percentage of students in grades 6-9 who have ever tried smoking a cigarette, by grade, 1994-2012-13
Figure 7.3: Percentage of students in grades 6-9 who had ever tried smoking a cigarette, by province, 2012-13
Figure 7.4: Percentage of youth aged 15-19 who have ever smoked a whole cigarette, by age, 1999-2013
Figure 7.5: Percentage of never-smokers in grades 6-9 who were susceptible to smoking, by grade, 1994-2012-13
Figure 7.6: Percentage of never-smokers in grades 6-9 who were susceptible to smoking, by province, 2012-13
Figure 8.1: Current smoking prevalence, grades 6-9, 2012-13, and age 15-19, 2013
Figure 8.2: Current smoking prevalence (daily and non-daily), grades 6-9 and age 15-19, 1994-2013
Figure 8.3: Current smoking prevalence by grade/age, grades 7-9, 2012-13, and age 15-19, 2013
Figure 8.4: Current smoking prevalence by grade/age, grades 7-9 and age 15-19, 1994-2013
Figure 8.5: Current smoking prevalence by sex, grades 6-9, 2012-13, and age 15-19, 2013
Figure 8.6: Current smoking prevalence (daily and non-daily) by sex, grades 6-9 and age 15-19, 1994-2013
Figure 8.7: Current smoking prevalence by province, grades 6-9, 2012-13
Figure 8.8: Current smoking prevalence by province, age 15-19, 2013
Figure 8.9: Average daily cigarette consumption by sex, grades 7-9, 2012-13, and age 15-19, 2013
Figure 8.10: Average daily cigarette consumption by sex, grades 7-9 and age 15-19, 1994-2013
Figure 8.11: Average daily cigarette consumption by age, grades 7-9, 2012-13, and age 15-19, 2013
Figure 8.12: Average daily cigarette consumption by age group, grades 7-9 and age 15-19, 1994-2013
Figure 9.1: Usual sources of cigarettes for current smokers in grades 6-9, 2012-13
Figure 9.2: Percentage of smokers aged 15-18 who usually get cigarettes from various sources, 2013
Figure 10.1: Percentage of youth who have ever tried various tobacco products, grades 6-9, 2012-13, and age 15-19, 2013
Figure 10.2: Percentage of youth in grades 6-9 and age 15-19 who have ever tried various tobacco products, 1994-2013
Figure 10.3: Percentage of youth who had used flavoured tobacco products, among last 30-day users, grades 6-9, 2012-13, and age 15-19, 2013
Figure 10.4: Percentage of youth who have ever tried various tobacco products, by sex, grades 6-9, 2012-13, and age 15-19, 2013
Figure 11.1: Percentage of smokers aged 15-19 seriously considering quitting in the next 6 months, and in the next 30 days, 2000-2013
Figure 11.2: Number of quit attempts ever made by current smokers, grades 6-9, 2012-13
Figure 11.3: Percentage of current smokers who have ever made a quit attempt, grades 6-9, 1994-2012-13
Figure 11.4: Number of 24-hour quit attempts made in the past 12 months by smokers and recent quitters, age 15-19, 2013
Figure 11.5: Percentage of smokers and recent quitters who attempted to quit in the past 12 months, by age group, 1999-2013