Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey: detailed tables for 2014-15

Table 1. Smoking status, by grade, Canada, 2014-15
  Pop'n
estimate
('000)
Current
daily
smoker
(%)
Current
occasional
smoker
(%)
Former
smoker or
former
experimental
smoker
(%)
Experimental
smoker
(%)
Puffer
(%)
Never tried
smoking
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Estimates may not sum to 100 percent due to rounding.

Source: 2014-15 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Table 1 Footnotes

Table 1 Footnote 1

Primary 6 in Quebec.

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Table 1 Footnote 2

Secondary I in Quebec.

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Table 1 Footnote 3

Secondary II in Quebec.

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Table 1 Footnote 4

Secondary III in Quebec.

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Table 1 Footnote 5

Secondary IV in Quebec.

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Table 1 Footnote 6

Secondary V in Quebec.

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Table 1 Footnote 7

Excludes Quebec.

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Icon Asterisk

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

 

Icon Minus

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

 

Grade 6Footnote 1 325 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. 2.0
[1.5-2.5]
97.4
[96.8-98.0]
Grade 7Footnote 2 352 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 caution.
[0.3-0.8]
0.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.3-0.8]
2.5
[1.8-3.3]
96.1
[94.7-97.5]
Grade 8Footnote 3 357 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. 1.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.0-2.5]
1.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.1-2.2]
5.2
[4.1-6.2]
90.6
[88.6-92.6]
Grade 9Footnote 4 381 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]
3.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.3-5.3]
2.8
[2.0-3.6]
6.7
[5.9-7.6]
84.5
[80.9-88.1]
Grade 10Footnote 5 381 1.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.9-1.9]
2.6
[2.0-3.2]
4.9
[3.6-6.3]
4.0
[3.0-5.0]
8.8
[7.7-10.0]
78.3
[74.9-81.6]
Grade 11Footnote 6 385 2.8
[2.1-3.6]
3.9
[2.9-5.0]
6.4
[5.4-7.5]
5.4
[4.3-6.5]
12.2
[10.5-13.8]
69.3
[66.6-72.0]
Grade 12Footnote 7 363 4.9
[3.4-6.5]
4.2
[3.0-5.3]
9.7
[7.6-11.8]
4.5
[3.5-5.5]
12.7
[10.8-14.7]
63.9
[60.0-67.8]
All grades
(6-12)
2,543 1.6
[1.2-1.9]
1.9
[1.5-2.2]
4.0
[3.5-4.6]
2.8
[2.4-3.2]
7.3
[6.8-7.8]
82.4
[81.0-83.9]
Table 2. Smoking status, by sex and grouped grades, Canada, 2014-15
  Current
smokerFootnote 1
(%)
Current
daily
smoker
(%)
Current
occasional
smoker
(%)
Former
smoker or
former
experimental
smoker
(%)
Experimental
smoker
(%)
Puffer
(%)
Never tried
smoking
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Estimates may not sum to 100 percent due to rounding.

Source: 2014-15 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Table 2 Footnotes

Table 2 Footnote 1

Current smoker is daily smokers and occasional (non-daily) smokers.

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Table 2 Footnote 2

Primary 6 and secondary I-III in Quebec.

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Table 2 Footnote 3

Secondary IV-V in Quebec.

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Icon Asterisk

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

 

Icon Minus

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

 

Down Arrow

Note that this number should not be rounded up.

 

Grade 6-9Footnote 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. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 1.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.1-2.2]
1.4
[1.1-1.7]
4.2
[3.7-4.7]
91.9
[90.3-93.5]
Male 0.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.4-1.4]
0.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.2-0.5]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 1.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.1-2.7]
1.3
[0.9-1.8]
4.2
[3.7-4.8]
91.6
[89.7-93.5]
Female 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. 0.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.2-0.7]
1.3
[1.0-1.7]
1.4
[1.0-1.7]
4.2
[3.6-4.8]
92.2
[90.7-93.6]
Grades 10-12Footnote 3 6.6
[5.5-7.7]
3.0
[2.3-3.7]
3.6
[2.9-4.3]
7.0
[6.0-7.9]
4.6
[3.9-5.4]
11.2
[10.3-12.2]
70.6
[68.2-73.0]
Male 7.7
[6.1-9.2]
3.2
[2.3-4.2]
4.4
[3.3-5.6]
7.4
[6.0-8.7]
4.8
[3.9-5.8]
10.5
[9.3-11.8]
69.6
[66.5-72.7]
Female 5.4
[4.2-6.7]
2.8
[2.1-3.5]
2.6
[2.0-3.3]
6.6
[5.4-7.7]
4.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[3.6-5.4]
12.0
[10.7-13.2]
71.6
[68.8-74.3]
All grades (6-12) 3.4
[2.8-4.0]
1.6
[1.2-1.9]
1.9
[1.5-2.2]
4.0
[3.5-4.6]
2.8
[2.4-3.2]
7.3
[6.8-7.8]
82.4
[81.0-83.9]
Male 3.9
[3.1-4.7]
1.7
[1.2-2.1]
2.3
[1.7-2.9]
4.4
[3.6-5.1]
2.9
[2.4-3.3]
7.0
[6.4-7.7]
81.8
[80.0-83.6]
Female 2.9
[2.2-3.6]
1.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[1.0-1.9]
1.4
[1.1-1.8]
3.7
[3.1-4.2]
2.8
[2.3-3.2]
7.6
[7.0-8.3]
83.0
[81.5-84.6]
Table 3. Smoking status, by province and grouped grades, Canada, 2014-15
  Pop'n
estimate
('000)
Current
smokerFootnote 2
(%)
Former
smoker or
former experimental
smoker
(%)
Experimental
smoker
(%)
Puffer
(%)
Never tried
smoking
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Source: 2014-15 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Table 3 Footnotes

Table 3 Footnote 1

Due to a low recruitment rate in New Brunswick, provincial estimates cannot be calculated and are therefore excluded from this table.

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Table 3 Footnote 2

Current smoker is daily smokers and non-daily smokers.

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Table 3 Footnote 3

Students in primary 6 and secondary I-III.

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Table 3 Footnote 4

Students in secondary IV-V.

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Icon Asterisk

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

 

Icon Minus

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

 

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Note that this number should not be rounded up.

 

CanadaFootnote 1 2,543 3.4
[2.8-4.0]
4.0
[3.5-4.6]
2.8
[2.4-3.2]
7.3
[6.8-7.8]
82.4
[81.0-83.9]
Grades 6-9 1,414 High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 1.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.1-2.2]
1.4
[1.1-1.7]
4.2
[3.7-4.7]
91.9
[90.3-93.5]
Grades 10-12 1,129 6.6
[5.5-7.7]
7.0
[6.0-7.9]
4.6
[3.9-5.4]
11.2
[10.3-12.2]
70.6
[68.2-73.0]
NL 34 6.6
[4.7-8.6]
5.6
[4.4-6.7]
3.4
[2.9-3.9]
7.7
[5.8-9.5]
76.7
[72.5-80.9]
Grades 6-9 19 High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 1.8
[1.3-2.2]
2.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.3-2.7]
3.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.1-5.7]
91.1
[89.1-93.0]
Grades 10-12 15 13.3
[9.2-17.3]
10.3
[7.7-13.0]
5.2
[4.5-5.9]
12.3
[9.4-15.2]
58.9
[50.7-67.0]
PE 11 6.6
[5.5-7.8]
5.1
[4.4-5.7]
4.8
[4.0-5.7]
9.0
[7.7-10.3]
74.5
[72.8-76.3]
Grades 6-9 6 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. 3.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.4-4.9]
90.3
[88.2-92.4]
Grades 10-12 6 11.8
[9.7-13.9]
8.0
[7.0-9.0]
7.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[5.9-9.1]
14.4
[11.9-16.9]
58.2
[55.3-61.2]
NS 66 4.3
[3.2-5.5]
4.3
[3.6-5.0]
3.7
[2.6-4.7]
8.2
[7.4-9.1]
79.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[76.8-82.2]
Grades 6-9 35 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. 3.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.5-5.2]
92.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[88.7-96.2]
Grades 10-12 31 7.9
[6.1-9.7]
7.7
[6.8-8.5]
6.6
[4.8-8.4]
13.3
[12.5-14.0]
64.5
[61.9-67.2]
QC 474 High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 4.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.7-6.1]
3.1
[2.2-4.0]
9.8
[8.3-11.3]
80.1
[74.8-85.4]
Grades 6-9Footnote 3 321 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. 2.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.1-3.2]
7.0
[5.4-8.7]
86.2
[79.7-92.8]
Grades 10-12Footnote 4 153 4.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.4-6.5]
7.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[4.9-10.2]
5.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.1-7.3]
15.6
[12.8-18.5]
67.2
[60.1-74.3]
ON 1,119 3.1
[2.2-3.9]
3.2
[2.4-4.0]
2.5
[1.8-3.2]
5.7
[4.9-6.4]
85.6
[83.6-87.6]
Grades 6-9 577 High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 0.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.4-1.0]
0.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.5-1.1]
1.9
[1.3-2.5]
96.1
[95.2-97.1]
Grades 10-12 542 5.8
[4.1-7.6]
5.8
[4.1-7.4]
4.3
[2.9-5.7]
9.7
[8.3-11.1]
74.4
[70.4-78.4]
MB 99 6.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.9-9.9]
5.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.6-7.1]
3.0
[2.1-3.8]
9.8
[7.8-11.8]
75.0
[68.6-81.3]
Grades 6-9 53 1.1
[0.8-1.5]
2.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.3-4.5]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 6.2
[4.5-7.8]
87.9
[83.4-92.3]
Grades 10-12 46 13.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[7.1-19.7]
8.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[5.5-10.8]
4.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.7-5.6]
14.0
[11.0-16.9]
60.4
[51.0-69.8]
SK 79 High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 5.4
[4.1-6.7]
4.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.6-5.6]
10.2
[9.0-11.3]
73.4
[64.9-82.0]
Grades 6-9 42 High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 2.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.5-3.1]
1.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.9-2.9]
6.3
[4.7-7.8]
88.0
[85.3-90.7]
Grades 10-12 37 High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 9.0
[6.7-11.4]
6.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.7-9.4]
14.6
[11.8-17.5]
56.8
[40.8-72.7]
AB 284 2.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.3-3.0]
3.6
[3.0-4.3]
2.3
[1.8-2.9]
7.3
[6.1-8.6]
84.5
[82.6-86.5]
Grades 6-9 162 High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 1.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.8-1.8]
1.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.7-2.1]
4.8
[3.4-6.2]
91.9
[89.8-94.1]
Grades 10-12 122 4.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.4-6.1]
6.7
[5.5-8.0]
3.6
[2.9-4.3]
10.7
[8.6-12.8]
74.7
[72.0-77.4]
BC 319 3.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.5-5.3]
4.9
[3.5-6.3]
3.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.8-4.3]
7.2
[5.0-9.5]
80.9
[76.6-85.2]
Grades 6-9 169 High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 1.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.2-2.7]
1.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.5-2.2]
4.8
[3.3-6.3]
91.2
[88.3-94.2]
Grades 10-12 151 7.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[4.6-10.4]
8.2
[5.7-10.7]
5.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.0-6.9]
10.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[6.5-13.5]
69.3
[62.6-76.0]
Table 4. Ever tried smoking a cigarette, by province and sex, grouped grades, Canada Footnote 1, 2014-15
  Total
(%)
Male
(%)
Female
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Source: 2014-15 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Table 4 Footnotes

Table 4 Footnote 1

Due to a low recruitment rate in New Brunswick, provincial estimates cannot be calculated and are therefore excluded from this table.

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Table 4 Footnote 2

Students in primary 6 and secondary I-III.

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Table 4 Footnote 3

Students in secondary IV-V.

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Icon Asterisk

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

 

Icon Minus

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

 

Down Arrow

Note that this number should not be rounded up.

 

CanadaFootnote 1 17.6
[16.1-19.0]
18.2
[16.4-20.0]
17.0
[15.4-18.5]
Grades 6-9 8.1
[6.5-9.7]
8.4
[6.5-10.3]
7.8
[6.4-9.3]
Grades 10-12 29.4
[27.0-31.8]
30.4
[27.3-33.5]
28.4
[25.7-31.2]
NL 23.3
[19.1-27.5]
25.7
[21.4-30.0]
20.8
[16.2-25.3]
Grades 6-9 8.9
[7.0-10.9]
10.1
[7.3-12.8]
7.8
[5.3-10.3]
Grades 10-12 41.1
[33.0-49.3]
45.0
[36.5-53.5]
37.1
[28.4-45.9]
PE 25.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[23.7-27.2]
28.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[26.8-30.1]
22.3
[19.7-24.8]
Grades 6-9 9.7
[7.6-11.8]
11.4
[8.5-14.4]
7.9
[5.6-10.2]
Grades 10-12 41.8
[38.8-44.7]
45.6
[43.4-47.8]
37.5
[32.8-42.2]
NS 20.5
[17.8-23.2]
21.1
[17.9-24.4]
19.9
[16.7-23.1]
Grades 6-9 7.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.8-11.3]
8.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[4.7-11.8]
6.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.7-10.8]
Grades 10-12 35.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[32.8-38.1]
35.9
[30.9-40.9]
35.0
[31.0-39.0]
QC 19.9
[14.6-25.2]
19.0
[13.5-24.4]
20.9
[15.4-26.4]
Grades 6-9Footnote 2 13.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[7.2-20.3]
13.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[5.6-20.8]
14.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[8.5-20.3]
Grades 10-12Footnote 3 32.8
[25.7-39.9]
31.2
[24.3-38.0]
34.5
[26.2-42.8]
ON 14.4
[12.4-16.4]
15.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[12.7-18.2]
13.3
[11.1-15.5]
Grades 6-9 3.9
[2.9-4.8]
4.4
[3.0-5.8]
3.4
[2.4-4.3]
Grades 10-12 25.6
[21.6-29.6]
27.2
[21.6-32.9]
23.9
[19.4-28.3]
MB 25.0
[18.7-31.4]
24.5
[19.1-30.0]
25.6
[17.8-33.4]
Grades 6-9 12.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[7.7-16.6]
10.9
[7.5-14.2]
13.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[7.3-19.7]
Grades 10-12 39.6
[30.2-49.0]
40.0
[31.3-48.8]
39.2
[27.6-50.8]
SK 26.6
[18.0-35.1]
28.0
[20.3-35.8]
25.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[15.4-34.7]
Grades 6-9 12.0
[9.3-14.7]
12.7
[9.8-15.7]
11.2
[7.8-14.7]
Grades 10-12 43.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[27.3-59.2]
45.5
[31.0-60.0]
40.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[22.1-59.5]
AB 15.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[13.5-17.4]
17.1
[14.9-19.3]
13.7
[11.6-15.8]
Grades 6-9 8.1
[5.9-10.2]
8.6
[6.2-10.9]
7.5
[5.2-9.9]
Grades 10-12 25.3
[22.6-28.0]
28.4
[25.1-31.8]
21.9
[18.9-25.0]
BC 19.1
[14.8-23.4]
17.8
[13.2-22.5]
20.4
[15.3-25.5]
Grades 6-9 8.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[5.8-11.7]
8.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[5.3-12.3]
8.7
[5.9-11.5]
Grades 10-12 30.7
[24.0-37.4]
27.9
[21.3-34.6]
33.6
[24.6-42.6]
Table 5. Average number of cigarettes smoked per day (daily smokers), by grade, Canada, 2014-15
  Total
(%)
Male
(%)
Female
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Source: 2014-15 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Table 5 Footnotes

Table 5 Footnote 1

Primary 6 in Quebec.

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Table 5 Footnote 2

Secondary I in Quebec.

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Table 5 Footnote 3

Secondary II in Quebec.

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Table 5 Footnote 4

Secondary III in Quebec.

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Table 5 Footnote 5

Secondary IV in Quebec.

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Table 5 Footnote 6

Secondary V in Quebec.

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Table 5 Footnote 7

Excludes Quebec.

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Table 5 Footnote 8

Primary 6 and secondary I-III in Quebec.

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Table 5 Footnote 9

Secondary IV-V in Quebec.

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

 

Grade 6Footnote 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.
Grade 7Footnote 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. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.
Grade 8Footnote 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.
Grade 9Footnote 4 8.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[5.2-12.4]
7.7
[5.3-10.1]
9.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[4.5-14.4]
Grade 10Footnote 5 7.1
[6.1-8.1]
6.6
[5.6-7.5]
7.7
[6.0-9.4]
Grade 11Footnote 6 6.5
[5.1-8.0]
7.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[4.7-9.4]
5.8
[4.9-6.6]
Grade 12Footnote 7 8.8
[7.4-10.3]
8.6
[6.0-11.3]
9.0
[7.4-10.6]
Total (grades 6-9)Footnote 8 8.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[5.5-11.9]
8.0
[6.0-9.9]
9.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[4.6-13.9]
Total (grades 10-12)Footnote 9 7.8
[6.9-8.6]
7.7
[6.2-9.2]
7.8
[6.9-8.7]
Total (grades 6-12) 7.9
[7.0-8.8]
7.7
[6.4-9.1]
8.0
[6.8-9.3]
Table 6. Sources of cigarettes among students who smoked in the past 30 days, by sex, grouped grades and smoking status, Canada, 2014-15
  Retail sourcesFootnote 1
(%)
Social sourcesFootnote 2
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Estimates may not sum to 100 percent due to rounding.

Source: 2014-15 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Table 6 Footnotes

Table 6 Footnote 1

Retail sources are limited to purchases made in stores.

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Table 6 Footnote 2

Social sources include brother/sister/mother/father/friend/someone gives them / take from family member / buy from friend or someone else / ask someone to buy them.

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Table 6 Footnote 3

Primary 6 and secondary I-III in Quebec.

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Table 6 Footnote 4

Secondary IV-V in Quebec.

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Male 28.2
[23.4-32.9]
71.8
[67.1-76.6]
Female 17.3
[13.5-21.0]
82.7
[79.0-86.5]
Grade 6-9Footnote 3 11.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[7.4-15.4]
88.6
[84.6-92.6]
Grade 10-12Footnote 4 26.2
[21.7-30.6]
73.8
[69.4-78.3]
Daily smoker 33.4
[24.0-42.8]
66.6
[57.2-76.0]
Occasional smoker 31.5
[22.9-40.1]
68.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[59.9-77.1]
Experimental smoker 12.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[8.4-17.1]
87.2
[82.9-91.6]
Total (grades 6-12) 23.3
[19.6-27.0]
76.7
[73.0-80.4]
Table 7. Ever tried and past-30-day use of e-cigarettes, by grade and sex, Canada, 2014-15
  Ever tried Past 30 day use
Total
(%)
Male
(%)
Female
(%)
Total
(%)
Male
(%)
Female
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Source: 2014-15 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Table 7 Footnotes

Table 7 Footnote 1

Primary 6 in Quebec.

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Table 7 Footnote 2

Secondary I in Quebec.

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Table 7 Footnote 3

Secondary II in Quebec.

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Table 7 Footnote 4

Secondary III in Quebec.

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Table 7 Footnote 5

Secondary IV in Quebec.

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Table 7 Footnote 6

Secondary V in Quebec.

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Table 7 Footnote 7

Excludes Quebec.

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Table 7 Footnote 8

Primary 6 and secondary I-III in Quebec.

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Table 7 Footnote 9

Secondary IV-V in Quebec.

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

 

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Grade 6Footnote 1 2.5
[1.8-3.3]
2.3
[1.7-2.9]
2.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.4-4.1]
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.
Grade 7Footnote 2 6.3
[5.1-7.6]
7.2
[5.9-8.5]
5.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[3.8-7.2]
1.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.1-2.3]
2.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.0-3.1]
1.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.8-2.0]
Grade 8Footnote 3 12.6
[10.6-14.6]
13.9
[11.2-16.6]
11.2
[9.3-13.2]
4.2
[3.0-5.3]
4.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.9-6.4]
3.7
[2.5-4.8]
Grade 9Footnote 4 17.6
[15.1-20.0]
20.9
[18.5-23.3]
14.0
[11.0-17.1]
5.7
[4.4-7.0]
6.9
[5.7-8.0]
4.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.7-6.2]
Grade 10Footnote 5 22.8
[19.4-26.3]
25.0
[21.0-29.0]
20.6
[16.8-24.4]
8.1
[6.5-9.8]
9.6
[7.5-11.8]
6.6
[4.8-8.4]
Grade 11Footnote 6 28.8
[26.2-31.4]
34.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[30.9-38.1]
22.8
[19.9-25.8]
9.9
[8.2-11.7]
13.2
[9.9-16.4]
6.6
[5.1-8.1]
Grade 12Footnote 7 29.7
[26.4-33.1]
35.2
[31.0-39.6]
23.8
[19.3-28.3]
8.7
[7.0-10.3]
10.4
[8.7-12.1]
6.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[4.5-9.1]
Total (grades 6-9)Footnote 8 10.1
[8.9-11.2]
11.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[10.3-12.7]
8.6
[7.3-9.9]
3.2
[2.5-3.8]
3.7
[2.9-4.5]
2.6
[2.0-3.3]
Total (grades 10-12)Footnote 9 27.1
[24.8-29.3]
31.6
[28.6-34.5]
22.4
[20.2-24.6]
8.9
[7.9-9.9]
11.1
[9.5-12.7]
6.7
[5.6-7.7]
Total (grades 6-12) 17.7
[16.4-18.9]
20.4
[18.8-22.0]
14.7
[13.5-15.9]
5.7
[5.2-6.3]
7.0
[6.1-7.8]
4.4
[3.8-5.1]
Table 8. Perceived risk of harm from using cigarettes and e-cigarettes, overall and by smoking status, Canada, 2014-15
  Total
(%)
Current
smoker
(%)
Former,
experimental
smoker or
puffer
(%)
Never tried
smoking
(%)
Smoking cigarettes once in a while

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Estimates may not sum to 100 percent due to rounding.

Source: 2014-15 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Table 8 Footnotes

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No risk 7.5
[6.4-8.7]
19.1
[15.3-22.8]
13.1
[11.7-14.4]
6.1
[4.9-7.4]
Slight risk 44.1
[42.8-45.5]
45.9
[41.9-49.9]
54.4
[52.1-56.6]
42.3
[40.9-43.7]
Moderate risk 33.4
[32.1-34.8]
20.9
[16.6-25.2]
23.2
[21.3-25.1]
35.7
[34.2-37.1]
Great risk 9.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[8.9-10.1]
6.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[4.3-9.5]
5.3
[4.3-6.2]
10.3
[9.7-10.9]
Don't know 5.4
[4.9-6.0]
7.2
[5.1-9.3]
4.1
[3.2-5.1]
5.6
[5.0-6.2]
Smoking cigarettes on a regular basis
No risk 2.8
[2.3-3.4]
8.4
[5.8-10.9]
2.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.7-3.5]
2.7
[2.1-3.2]
Slight risk 3.6
[3.2-4.1]
7.9
[5.6-10.2]
5.2
[4.1-6.4]
3.2
[2.7-3.7]
Moderate risk 23.8
[22.8-24.8]
29.3
[25.4-33.3]
25.7
[23.2-28.3]
23.3
[22.3-24.3]
Great risk 64.6
[63.0-66.3]
46.6
[42.2-51.1]
62.6
[59.4-65.8]
65.7
[64.0-67.4]
Don't know 5.1
[4.6-5.6]
7.8
[5.7-9.8]
3.8
[3.0-4.7]
5.2
[4.6-5.7]
Using e-cigarettes once in a while
No risk 23.0
[21.7-24.3]
40.7
[36.6-44.9]
38.6
[36.1-41.0]
19.6
[18.3-20.9]
Slight risk 33.6
[32.3-34.9]
30.3
[25.7-34.8]
35.9
[33.3-38.6]
33.4
[32.0-34.8]
Moderate risk 18.9
[18.0-19.9]
11.9
[8.5-15.3]
12.5
[10.4-14.6]
20.3
[19.3-21.3]
Great risk 8.8
[8.2-9.5]
5.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.8-7.6]
4.4
[3.3-5.4]
9.7
[9.1-10.4]
Don't know 15.6
[14.8-16.4]
11.4
[8.2-14.5]
8.7
[7.4-9.9]
17.0
[16.1-17.8]
Using e-cigarettes on a regular basis
No risk 11.9
[11.1-12.7]
29.3
[25.5-33.2]
20.9
[19.0-22.7]
9.7
[8.9-10.4]
Slight risk 18.8
[17.9-19.8]
24.1
[20.8-27.5]
28.0
[25.9-30.1]
17.1
[16.1-18.0]
Moderate risk 28.0
[27.1-28.9]
21.0
[16.7-25.3]
27.4
[25.3-29.5]
28.4
[27.4-29.3]
Great risk 25.4
[24.2-26.6]
14.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[9.1-19.1]
14.6
[12.9-16.2]
27.7
[26.4-29.0]
Don't know 15.9
[15.1-16.6]
11.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[8.4-14.6]
9.2
[7.7-10.6]
17.2
[16.4-18.0]
Table 9. Ever tried a tobacco product, by sex and grouped grades, Canada, 2014-15
  Any Tobacco
ProductFootnote 1
(%)
CigarettesFootnote 2
(%)
Cigarillos/
little cigars
(%)
Cigars
(%)
Roll your
own
cigarettes
(%)
Smokeless
tobacco
(%)
Waterpipe
(%)
Electronic
cigarettes
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Estimates may not sum to 100 percent due to rounding.

Source: 2014-15 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Table 9 Footnotes

Table 9 Footnote 1

Any tobacco product includes lifetime use of cigarettes including roll-your-own, cigarillos or little cigars, cigars, smokeless tobacco, waterpipe tobacco or herbal, bidis, blunt wraps, and menthol cigarettes smoked in the last 30 days. E-cigarettes are excluded.

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Table 9 Footnote 2

Ever tried, even just a few puffs.

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Table 9 Footnote 3

Primary 6 and secondary I-III in Quebec.

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Table 9 Footnote 4

Secondary IV-V in Quebec.

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Grades 6-9Footnote 3 10.6
[8.9-12.3]
8.1
[6.5-9.7]
4.3
[3.0-5.5]
2.7
[1.9-3.5]
1.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.2-2.3]
1.4
[1.0-1.8]
3.6
[2.8-4.5]
10.1
[8.9-11.2]
Male 11.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[9.6-13.4]
8.4
[6.5-10.3]
4.9
[3.7-6.1]
3.5
[2.7-4.4]
1.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.1-2.4]
1.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.2-2.5]
3.9
[3.0-4.8]
11.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[10.3-12.7]
Female 9.7
[8.1-11.3]
7.8
[6.4-9.3]
3.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.1-5.1]
1.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.0-2.7]
1.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.2-2.3]
0.9
[0.7-1.2]
3.4
[2.6-4.2]
8.6
[7.3-9.9]
Grades 10-12Footnote 4 39.0
[36.4-41.7]
29.4
[27.0-31.8]
23.6
[21.3-25.8]
17.8
[16.2-19.5]
7.6
[6.5-8.8]
9.4
[7.6-11.3]
18.4
[15.9-20.8]
27.1
[24.8-29.3]
Male 41.8
[38.6-45.0]
30.4
[27.3-33.5]
27.1
[24.1-30.1]
23.7
[21.0-26.4]
9.2
[7.6-10.9]
14.1
[11.2-17.1]
19.6
[16.7-22.5]
31.6
[28.6-34.5]
Female 36.2
[33.2-39.1]
28.4
[25.7-31.2]
19.8
[17.1-22.4]
11.6
[9.9-13.3]
6.0
[4.7-7.2]
4.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[3.2-5.8]
17.1
[14.6-19.5]
22.4
[20.2-24.6]
All grades 6-12 23.3
[21.7-24.9]
17.6
[16.1-19.0]
12.8
[11.5-14.2]
9.4
[8.5-10.3]
4.4
[3.8-5.0]
5.0
[4.0-5.9]
10.2
[8.9-11.5]
17.7
[16.4-18.9]
Male 25.0
[23.0-27.0]
18.2
[16.4-20.0]
14.8
[13.2-16.4]
12.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[11.2-13.8]
5.1
[4.3-5.9]
7.3
[5.8-8.8]
10.9
[9.3-12.4]
20.4
[18.8-22.0]
Female 21.5
[19.8-23.2]
17.0
[15.4-18.5]
10.8
[9.3-12.3]
6.2
[5.3-7.1]
3.6
[2.9-4.3]
2.5
[1.9-3.2]
9.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[8.2.-10.7]
14.7
[13.5-15.9]
Table 10. Past-30-day use of a tobacco product, by sex and grouped grades, Canada, 2014-15
  Any Tobacco
ProductFootnote 1
(%)
CigarettesFootnote 2
(%)
Cigarillos/
little cigars
(%)
Cigars
(%)
Roll your
own
cigarettes
(%)
Smokeless
tobacco
(%)
Waterpipe
(%)
Electronic
cigarettes
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Source: 2014-15 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Table 10 Footnotes

Table 10 Footnote 1

Any tobacco product includes past-30-day use of cigarettes including menthol and roll-your-own, cigarillos or little cigars, cigars, smokeless tobacco, waterpipe tobacco or herbal, bidis, and blunt wraps. E-cigarettes are excluded.

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Table 10 Footnote 2

Ever tried, even just a few puffs.

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Table 10 Footnote 3

Primary 6 and secondary I-III in Quebec.

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Table 10 Footnote 4

Secondary IV-V in Quebec.

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Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

 

Down Arrow

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Grades 6-9Footnote 3 3.8
[2.8-4.8]
2.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.4-3.1]
1.3
[0.9-1.7]
0.8
[0.6-1.0]
0.8
[0.6-1.0]
0.6
[0.4-0.8]
1.3
[1.1-1.5]
3.2
[2.5-3.8]
Male 4.2
[3.1-5.2]
2.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.4-3.1]
1.6
[1.2-2.1]
1.0
[0.8-1.3]
0.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.6-1.2]
0.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.5-1.1]
1.4
[1.1-1.7]
3.7
[2.9-4.5]
Female 3.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[2.4-4.6]
2.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.4-3.2]
0.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.5-1.4]
0.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.3-0.8]
0.7
[0.5-0.9]
0.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.2-0.4]
1.2
[0.9-1.5]
2.6
[2.0-3.3]
Grades 10-12Footnote 4 18.9
[17.2-20.6]
11.2
[9.9-12.6]
7.3
[6.5-8.2]
5.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[4.6-6.3]
3.0
[2.4-3.7]
3.4
[2.6-4.1]
6.8
[5.8-7.8]
8.9
[7.9-9.9]
Male 22.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[19.9-25.0]
12.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[10.5-14.4]
9.8
[8.4-11.2]
8.2
[6.7-9.7]
4.1
[3.0-5.2]
5.6
[4.2-7.0]
7.7
[6.1-9.3]
11.1
[9.5-12.7]
Female 15.1
[13.2-17.0]
9.9
[8.4-11.4]
4.7
[3.8-5.7]
2.7
[1.8-3.5]
1.9
[1.3-2.5]
1.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.7-1.3]
5.9
[4.7-7.1]
6.7
[5.6-7.7]
All grades 6-12 10.5
[9.6-11.4]
6.2
[5.5-7.0]
4.0
[3.5-4.4]
2.9
[2.5-3.3]
1.8
[1.5-2.1]
1.8
[1.5-2.2]
3.8
[3.3-4.2]
5.7
[5.2-6.3]
Male 12.3
[11.0-13.6]
6.8
[5.8-7.8]
5.3
[4.6-6.0]
4.2
[3.5-4.9]
2.3
[1.8-2.8]
3.0
[2.3-3.7]
4.2
[3.5-4.9]
7.0
[6.1-7.8]
Female 8.7
[7.7-9.7]
5.7
[4.8-6.5]
2.6
[2.2-3.1]
1.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[1.1-1.9]
1.2
[0.9-1.6]
0.6
[0.5-0.8]
3.3
[2.7-3.9]
4.4
[3.8-5.1]
Table 11. Flavoured tobacco use in the past 30 days, by sex and grouped grades, Canada, 2014-15
  Any flavoured
tobacco
productFootnote 1
(%)
Flavoured
cigarillos
(%)
Flavoured
cigars
(%)
Flavoured
smokeless
(%)
Flavoured
waterpipe
(%)
Menthol
cigarettes
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Source: 2014-15 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Table 11 Footnotes

Table 11 Footnote 1

Any flavoured tobacco product includes past-30-day use of menthol cigarettes, flavoured cigarillos or little cigars, flavoured cigars, flavoured smokeless tobacco, and flavoured waterpipe tobacco. E-cigarettes are excluded.

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Table 11 Footnote 2

Primary 6 and secondary I-III in Quebec.

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Table 11 Footnote 3

Secondary IV-V in Quebec.

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Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

 

Down Arrow

Note that this number should not be rounded up.

 

Grades 6-9Footnote 2 2.6
[2.0-3.2]
1.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.6-1.4]
0.8
[0.6-1.1]
0.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.4-0.8]
1.0
[0.8-1.2]
1.0
[0.7-1.3]
Male 3.0
[2.4-3.6]
1.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.8-1.6]
1.1
[0.8-1.4]
0.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.5-1.0]
1.1
[0.8-1.3]
1.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.7-1.5]
Female 2.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.5-2.9]
0.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.3-1.2]
0.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.3-0.8]
0.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.2-0.6]
0.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.6-1.1]
0.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.5-1.3]
Grades 10-12Footnote 3 13.3
[11.9-14.7]
6.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[5.7-7.2]
4.8
[4.0-5.6]
3.1
[2.5-3.8]
5.0
[4.2-5.8]
4.8
[4.0-5.7]
Male 16.6
[14.0-19.3]
8.6
[7.4-9.9]
7.1
[5.7-8.6]
4.9
[3.9-6.0]
5.9
[4.3-7.4]
5.7
[4.4-6.9]
Female 9.8
[8.4-11.1]
4.2
[3.3-5.0]
2.3
[1.7-2.8]
1.3
[0.9-1.7]
4.1
[3.2-5.0]
4.0
[3.0-4.9]
All grades 6-12 7.3
[6.6-8.1]
3.4
[3.0-3.8]
2.6
[2.2-3.0]
1.7
[1.4-2.0]
2.8
[2.4-3.1]
2.7
[2.2-3.1]
Male 9.0
[7.8-10.3]
4.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[3.8-5.1]
3.8
[3.1-4.5]
2.6
[2.1-3.1]
3.2
[2.5-3.9]
3.1
[2.5-3.7]
Female 5.6
[4.8-6.3]
2.3
[1.8-2.7]
1.3
[1.0-1.6]
0.8
[0.6-1.0]
2.3
[1.9-2.7]
2.3
[1.7-2.8]
Table 12. Past-30-day use of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, any tobacco product, by province, sex and grouped grades, Canada Footnote 1, 2014-15
  Cigarettes
(past 30 days)
(%)
E-cigarettes
(past 30 days)
(%)
Any tobacco
productFootnote 2
(past 30 days)
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Source: 2014-15 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Table 12 Footnotes

Table 12 Footnote 1

Due to a low recruitment rate in New Brunswick, provincial estimates cannot be calculated and are therefore excluded from this table.

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Table 12 Footnote 2

Any tobacco product includes past-30-day use of cigarettes including menthol and roll-your-own, cigarillos or little cigars, cigars, smokeless tobacco, waterpipe tobacco or herbal, bidis, and blunt wraps. E-cigarettes are excluded.

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Table 12 Footnote 3

Students in primary 6 and secondary I-III.

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Table 12 Footnote 4

Students in secondary IV-V.

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Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

 

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

 

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CanadaFootnote 1 6.2
[5.5-7.0]
5.7
[5.2-6.3]
10.5
[9.6-11.4]
Male 6.8
[5.8-7.8]
7.0
[6.1-7.8]
12.3
[11.0-13.6]
Female 5.7
[4.8-6.5]
4.4
[3.8-5.1]
8.7
[7.7-9.7]
Grades 6-9 2.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.4-3.1]
3.2
[2.5-3.8]
3.8
[2.8-4.8]
Grades 10-12 11.2
[9.9-12.6]
8.9
[7.9-9.9]
18.9
[17.2-20.6]
NL 10.1
[7.9-12.2]
13.3
[9.9-16.7]
14.3
[12.5-16.2]
Male 12.9
[9.9-15.9]
18.3
[13.5-23.0]
19.1
[17.0-21.3]
Female 7.1
[5.5-8.8]
8.2
[6.0-10.5]
9.4
[7.4-11.5]
Grades 6-9 3.3
[2.4-4.2]
5.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.5-6.9]
4.4
[3.2-5.5]
Grades 10-12 18.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[14.1-22.9]
23.4
[17.0-29.8]
26.7
[23.3-30.1]
PE 11.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[10.4-12.5]
9.8
[8.3-11.3]
16.3
[15.1-17.5]
Male 14.0
[12.9-15.1]
12.7
[10.7-14.6]
21.1
[19.3-22.8]
Female 8.7
[7.1-10.3]
6.7
[5.3-8.1]
11.2
[9.6-12.9]
Grades 6-9 3.8
[2.7-5.0]
4.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.9-6.0]
6.2
[4.3-8.0]
Grades 10-12 19.3
[17.5-21.1]
15.3
[12.9-17.8]
26.7
[25.2-28.1]
NS 8.0
[6.4-9.6]
8.2
[6.7-9.7]
12.2
[10.2-14.1]
Male 9.4
[7.7-11.1]
10.1
[8.3-11.9]
15.2
[13.0-17.3]
Female 6.5
[4.9-8.2]
6.1
[4.5-7.6]
9.0
[6.9-11.1]
Grades 6-9 High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 4.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.3-5.6]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.
Grades 10-12 14.5
[12.8-16.3]
13.0
[11.2-14.8]
22.3
[20.1-24.6]
QC 5.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.0-8.3]
6.8
[4.8-8.9]
9.3
[6.6-12.1]
Male 5.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.4-8.1]
7.5
[5.2-9.9]
9.2
[6.6-12.1]
Female 6.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.3-8.8]
6.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.8-8.4]
9.5
[6.5-12.5]
Grades 6-9Footnote 3 High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 5.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.8-7.8]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.
Grades 10-12Footnote 4 9.6
[6.5-12.8]
10.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[6.5-13.5]
16.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[12.4-20.6]
ON 5.6
[4.5-6.6]
4.3
[3.4-5.1]
9.9
[8.6-11.2]
Male 6.4
[4.6-8.1]
5.9
[4.5-7.4]
12.3
[10.1-14.5]
Female 4.7
[3.6-5.9]
2.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[1.7-3.3]
7.4
[5.8-8.9]
Grades 6-9 1.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.7-1.8]
1.8
[1.2-2.4]
2.1
[1.5-2.7]
Grades 10-12 10.1
[7.9-12.4]
6.8
[5.2-8.4]
18.1
[15.4-20.9]
MB 9.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[6.4-13.3]
9.2
[6.8-11.7]
14.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[9.4-18.9]
Male 9.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[6.1-12.3]
9.6
[7.3-11.9]
15.0
[10.4-19.5]
Female 10.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[6.5-14.7]
8.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[5.8-12.0]
13.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[8.0-18.5]
Grades 6-9 3.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.6-4.6]
4.8
[3.4-6.2]
5.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.7-7.7]
Grades 10-12 17.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[11.4-23.7]
14.3
[9.9-18.8]
24.1
[16.2-31.9]
SK High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 8.2
[6.2-10.1]
16.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[8.1-24.0]
Male High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 10.7
[7.6-13.8]
18.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[10.2-26.3]
Female High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 5.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[4.0-6.9]
13.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[5.4-21.9]
Grades 6-9 3.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.5-5.5]
3.9
[2.7-5.0]
5.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.4-8.4]
Grades 10-12 High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 13.0
[9.4-16.7]
27.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[12.9-41.8]
AB 4.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[3.4-5.6]
4.8
[3.4-6.1]
8.8
[7.1-10.4]
Male 6.3
[4.3-8.2]
5.6
[4.3-6.9]
11.1
[9.2-13.0]
Female 2.6
[1.8-3.5]
3.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.3-5.5]
6.3
[4.6-8.1]
Grades 6-9 2.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.2-2.8]
2.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.6-3.4]
3.9
[2.7-5.1]
Grades 10-12 7.9
[5.7-10.0]
7.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[5.0-10.5]
15.1
[12.0-18.3]
BC 7.0
[5.0-8.9]
7.1
[5.8-8.4]
12.0
[8.7-15.3]
Male 6.1
[4.3-8.0]
7.3
[5.2-9.4]
12.8
[8.7-16.9]
Female 7.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[5.1-10.5]
6.9
[5.3-8.5]
11.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[7.2-15.1]
Grades 6-9 2.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.9-3.2]
3.6
[2.5-4.7]
4.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.0-6.7]
Grades 10-12 12.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[8.9-16.0]
11.0
[8.7-13.3]
20.5
[15.3-25.7]
Table 13. Past twelve month use and mean age at first use of alcohol and cannabis Footnote 1, by grouped grades, grades 7-12, Canada, 2014-15
  Total Grades 7-9Footnote 2 Grades 10-12Footnote 3
(%) Mean age (%) Mean age (%) Mean age

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Source: 2014-15 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Table 13 Footnotes

Table 13 Footnote 1

Cannabis includes marijuana, hash and hash oil.

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Table 13 Footnote 2

Secondary I-III in Quebec.

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Table 13 Footnote 3

Secondary IV-V in Quebec.

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Table 13 Footnote 4

Five or more drinks on one occasion.

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Cannot be established due to multiple entries included in category.

 

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Note that this number should not be rounded up.

 

Alcohol 39.5
[36.9-42.1]
13.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[13.4-13.5]
19.6
[17.1-22.1]
12.3
[12.1-12.4]
58.3
[55.1-61.6]
13.8
[13.8-14.0]
Binge drinkingFootnote 4 23.7
[22.0-25.3]
14.5
[14.4-14.6]
8.4
[7.1-9.8]
13.2
[13.1-13.4]
38.1
[35.6-40.7]
14.8
[14.7-14.9]
Energy
drinks/alcohol
16.1
[15.1-17.2]
Cannot be established due to multiple entries included in category. 9.2
[8.1-10.4]
Cannot be established due to multiple entries included in category. 22.6
[21.1-24.0]
Cannot be established due to multiple entries included in category.
Cannabis 16.5
[15.3-17.8]
14.2
[14.1-14.3]
5.7
[4.5-7.0]
13.0
[12.7-13.2]
26.8
[25.0-28.6]
14.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[14.3-14.6]
Table 14. Past twelve month use and mean age at first use of alcohol and cannabis Footnote 1, by sex, grades 7-12 Footnote 2, Canada, 2014-15
  Total Male Female
(%) Mean age (%) Mean age (%) Mean age

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Source: 2014-15 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Table 14 Footnotes

Table 14 Footnote 1

Cannabis includes marijuana, hash and hash oil.

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Table 14 Footnote 2

Secondary I-V in Quebec.

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Table 14 Footnote 3

Five or more drinks on one occasion.

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Cannot be established due to multiple entries included in category.

 

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Alcohol 39.5
[36.9-42.1]
13.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[13.4-13.5]
39.0
[36.2-41.9]
13.3
[13.2-13.4]
40.0
[37.5-42.5]
13.6
[13.5-13.8]
Binge drinkingFootnote 3 23.7
[22.0-25.3]
14.5
[14.4-14.6]
23.7
[21.7-25.7]
14.4
[14.3-14.5]
23.6
[22.0-25.2]
14.6
[14.5-14.7]
Energy
drinks/alcohol
16.1
[15.1-17.2]
Cannot be established due to multiple entries included in category. 15.9
[14.6-17.1]
Cannot be established due to multiple entries included in category. 16.4
[15.3-17.5]
Cannot be established due to multiple entries included in category.
Cannabis 16.5
[15.3-17.8]
14.2
[14.1-14.3]
16.8
[15.3-18.3]
14.1
[13.9-14.2]
16.2
[14.8-17.7]
14.3
[14.2-14.5]
Table 15. Past twelve month use of cannabis Footnote 1 by past twelve month use of alcohol, by sex and grouped grades, grades 7-12, Canada, 2014-15
Used Cannabis Did not use Cannabis

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Source: 2014-15 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Table 15 Footnotes

Table 15 Footnote 1

Cannabis includes marijuana, hash and hash oil.

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Table 15 Footnote 2

Secondary I-III in Quebec.

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Table 15 Footnote 3

Secondary IV-V in Quebec.

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Grades 7-12
Used Alcohol 15.3
[14.1-16.4]
24.2
[22.0-26.3]
Did not use Alcohol 1.1
[0.9-1.3]
59.4
[56.9-61.9]
Male
Used Alcohol 15.4
[14.0-16.9]
23.5
[21.4-25.7]
Did not use Alcohol 1.3
[1.0-1.6]
59.7
[57.0-62.5]
Female
Used Alcohol 15.1
[13.7-16.6]
24.8
[22.5-27.1]
Did not use Alcohol 0.9
[0.7-1.1]
59.1
[56.7-61.6]
Grades 7-9Footnote 2
Used Alcohol 4.8
[3.7-5.9]
14.6
[12.4-16.8]
Did not use Alcohol 0.7
[0.5-0.9]
79.9
[77.4-82.3]
Grades 10-12Footnote 3
Used Alcohol 25.2
[23.4-27.0]
33.2
[30.5-35.8]
Did not use Alcohol 1.5
[1.2-1.9]
40.1
[37.1-43.2]
Table 16. Past twelve month use of illicit and other drugs, by grouped grades and sex, grades 7-12, Canada, 2014-15
  Total
(%)
Grades 7-9Footnote 1
(%)
Grades 10-12Footnote 2
(%)
Male
(%)
Female
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Source: 2014-15 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Table 16 Footnotes

Table 16 Footnote 1

Secondary I-III in Quebec.

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Table 16 Footnote 2

Secondary IV-V in Quebec.

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Table 16 Footnote 3

Any of 5 illicit drugs includes at least one of the following: Amphetamines (speed, ice, meth); MDMA (ecstasy, E, X); Hallucinogens (LSD or acid, PCP, magic mushrooms, mesc) and Salvia (divine sage, magic mint, sally D); Heroin (smack, junk, crank); Cocaine (crack, blow, snow).

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Table 16 Footnote 4

Any of 6 illicit drugs includes at least one of the following: Cannabis; Amphetamines (speed, ice, meth); MDMA (ecstasy, E, X); Hallucinogens (LSD or acid, PCP, magic mushrooms, mesc) and Salvia (divine sage, magic mint, sally D); Heroin (smack, junk, crank); Cocaine (crack, blow, snow).

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Table 16 Footnote 5

Other Psychoactive Substances include at least one of the following: 2Cs, NBOMe, Tryptamines.

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Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

 

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

 

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Amphetamines 1.2
[0.9-1.6]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 1.8
[1.3-2.2]
1.3
[0.9-1.7]
1.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.8-1.5]
MDMA (Ecstasy) 2.4
[2.0-2.7]
0.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.4-0.9]
4.0
[3.3-4.6]
2.4
[1.9-2.9]
2.3
[1.8-2.9]
Hallucinogens 2.4
[2.0-2.8]
1.0
[0.7-1.3]
3.8
[3.1-4.5]
2.8
[2.3-3.4]
2.0
[1.6-2.4]
Heroin 0.6
[0.5-0.8]
0.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.3-0.6]
0.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.5-1.1]
0.8
[0.5-1.0]
0.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[0.3-0.6]
Cocaine 2.0
[1.6-2.5]
0.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.4-1.3]
3.2
[2.5-3.8]
2.2
[1.7-2.7]
1.8
[1.4-2.3]
Salvia 1.3
[1.1-1.5]
0.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.3-0.8]
2.0
[1.7-2.4]
1.7
[1.3-2.1]
0.9
[0.6-1.1]
Any of 5 illicit drugsFootnote 3 4.9
[4.3-5.5]
2.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.4-2.8]
7.6
[6.7-8.5]
5.3
[4.6-6.0]
4.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[3.7-5.2]
Any of 6 illicit drugsFootnote 4 17.6
[16.3-18.8]
6.4
[5.0-7.8]
28.1
[26.3-29.9]
18.2
[16.7-19.8]
16.9
[15.3-18.4]
Glue / Gas 1.3
[1.1-1.6]
1.1
[0.8-1.4]
1.5
[1.2-1.9]
1.4
[1.0-1.7]
1.3
[0.9-1.7]
Synthetic Cannabinoids 3.8
[3.3-4.4]
2.3
[1.6-3.0]
5.3
[4.5-6.1]
4.0
[3.4-4.6]
3.7
[2.9-4.4]
BZP/TFMPP 0.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[0.3-0.6]
0.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.1-0.3]
0.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.5-1.0]
0.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.4-0.8]
0.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.2-0.6]
Bath Salts 0.5
[0.4-0.7]
0.3
[0.2-0.4]
0.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.5.-1.0]
0.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.4-0.8]
0.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.2-0.6]
Other Psychoactive SubstancesFootnote 5 0.7
[0.5-0.8]
0.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.2-0.4]
1.1
[0.7-1.4]
0.9
[0.7-1.2]
0.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.3-0.6]
Table 17. Past twelve month use of medications to get high, by grouped grades and sex, grades 7-12, Canada, 2014-15
  Total
(%)
Grades 7-9Footnote 1
(%)
Grades 10-12Footnote 2
(%)
Male
(%)
Female
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Source: 2014-15 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Table 17 Footnotes

Table 17 Footnote 1

Secondary I-III in Quebec.

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Table 17 Footnote 2

Secondary IV-V in Quebec.

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Table 17 Footnote 3

Stimulants used to get high include at least one of following: medicine to treat ADHD (Ritalin®, Concerta®, Adderall®, Dexedrine®) and other stimulants (uppers and bennies).

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Table 17 Footnote 4

Pain relievers used to get high include at least one of the following: oxycodone, fentanyl or other prescribed pain relievers (codeine, morphine, Tylenol 3®, etc.).

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Table 17 Footnote 5

Psychoactive pharmaceutical drugs used to get high include at least one of the following: Tranquilizers or Sedatives (tranqs, downers); Stimulants (uppers, bennies) or ADHD treatment; Pain Relievers (oxycodone, fentanyl or other prescribed pain relievers (codeine, morphine, Tylenol 3®, etc.)).

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Tranquilizers 1.0
[0.8-1.2]
0.4
[0.3-0.6]
1.5
[1.2-1.8]
1.2
[0.9-1.5]
0.8
[0.6-1.0]
StimulantsFootnote 3 2.0
[1.6-2.5]
1.2
[0.9-1.6]
2.8
[2.1-3.5]
2.2
[1.6-2.7]
1.9
[1.4-2.4]
Treatment for ADHD 1.7
[1.3-2.0]
0.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.6-1.2]
2.4
[1.8-3.1]
1.9
[1.4-2.5]
1.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.9-1.9]
Other Stimulants 0.9
[0.7-1.2]
0.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.4-0.9]
1.2
[0.8-1.6]
0.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.6-1.3]
1.0
[0.7-1.2]
Pain RelieversFootnote 4 2.6
[2.3-2.8]
1.6
[1.3-1.9]
3.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[3.0-3.9]
2.5
[2.1-2.9]
2.6
[2.2-3.0]
Oxycodone 1.0
[0.8-1.2]
0.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.2-0.5]
1.6
[1.2-2.0]
1.2
[0.8-1.5]
0.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.6-1.1]
Fentanyl 0.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.3-0.6]
0.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.1-0.3]
0.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.3-0.9]
0.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.4-0.8]
0.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.1-0.4]
Other Prescribed Pain Relievers 2.3
[2.0-2.5]
1.4
[1.2-1.7]
3.0
[2.7-3.4]
2.2
[1.9-2.6]
2.3
[1.9-2.7]
PharmaceuticalsFootnote 5 3.7
[3.3-4.2]
2.4
[1.9-2.8]
5.0
[4.4-5.7]
3.6
[3.0-4.2]
3.9
[3.3-4.5]
Sleeping Medicine 1.2
[0.9-1.4]
0.7
[0.6-0.8]
1.6
[1.2-2.0]
1.1
[0.8-1.5]
1.2
[1.0-1.4]
Dextromethorphan 1.4
[1.1-1.6]
0.9
[0.7-1.1]
1.8
[1.4-2.2]
1.3
[1.0-1.7]
1.4
[1.1-1.7]
Gravol® 1.3
[1.0-1.5]
1.2
[0.9-1.5]
1.3
[1.0-1.7]
1.2
[0.9-1.6]
1.3
[1.0-1.6]
Table 18. Past twelve month use of alcohol, cannabis Footnote 1 and psychoactive pharmaceuticals, by province, grades 7-12, Canada Footnote 2, 2014-15
  Pop'n estimate
('000)
Alcohol
(%)
Binge drinkingFootnote 3
(%)
Cannabis
(%)
PharmaceuticalsFootnote 4
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Source: 2014-15 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Table 18 Footnotes

Table 18 Footnote 1

Cannabis includes marijuana, hash and hash oil.

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Table 18 Footnote 2

Due to a low recruitment rate in New Brunswick, provincial estimates cannot be calculated and are therefore excluded from this table.

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Table 18 Footnote 3

Five or more drinks on one occasion.

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Table 18 Footnote 4

Psychoactive pharmaceutical drugs used to get high include at least one of the following: Tranquilizers or Sedatives (tranqs, downers); Stimulants (uppers, bennies) or ADHD treatment; Pain Relievers (oxycodone, fentanyl or other prescribed pain relievers (codeine, morphine, Tylenol 3® etc.)).

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Table 18 Footnote 5

Secondary I-V in Quebec.

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Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

 

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Canada 2,218 39.5
[36.9-42.1]
23.7
[22.0-25.3]
16.5
[15.3-17.8]
3.7
[3.3-4.2]
NL 30 44.6
[42.1-47.1]
30.1
[27.2-32.9]
22.3
[20.0-24.5]
4.1
[3.1-5.2]
PE 10 42.8
[40.5-45.0]
32.2
[30.3-34.1]
24.8
[22.5-27.0]
4.9
[3.8-6.0]
NS 58 41.4
[39.3-43.4]
27.4
[25.8-29.0]
22.2
[20.6-23.9]
5.4
[3.8-7.1]
QCFootnote 5 405 48.4
[40.4-56.4]
28.0
[23.3-32.7]
15.6
[12.1-19.1]
4.8
[3.4-6.2]
ON 985 36.1
[31.9-40.3]
20.9
[18.3-23.5]
16.1
[14.2-17.9]
3.0
[2.3-3.6]
MB 87 44.2
[38.1-50.4]
28.7
[22.4-35.0]
24.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[15.4-33.1]
5.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.4-8.3]
SK 69 45.3
[40.0-50.6]
29.6
[24.8-34.5]
17.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[8.3-27.4]
3.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.6-5.0]
AB 245 31.1
[26.9-35.2]
17.0
[14.1-19.9]
11.5
[10.0-13.1]
3.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[2.9-4.1]
BC 279 38.2
[30.6-45.8]
24.7
[19.0-30.3]
20.3
[16.0-24.5]
4.8
[3.7-5.9]
Table 19. Past twelve month use of alcohol, cannabis Footnote 1 and psychoactive pharmaceuticals, by grade, grades 7 -12, Canada, 2014-15
  Pop'n estimate
('000)
Alcohol
(%)
Binge drinkingFootnote 2
(%)
Cannabis
(%)
PharmaceuticalsFootnote 3
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Source: 2014-15 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Table 19 Footnotes

Table 19 Footnote 1

Cannabis includes marijuana, hash and hash oil.

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Table 19 Footnote 2

Five or more drinks on one occasion.

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Table 19 Footnote 3

Psychoactive pharmaceutical drugs used to get high include: Tranquilizers or Sedatives (tranqs, downers); Stimulants (uppers, bennies) or ADHD treatment; Pain Relievers (oxycodone, fentanyl or other prescribed pain relievers (codeine, morphine, Tylenol 3® etc.)).

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Table 19 Footnote 4

Secondary I in Quebec.

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Table 19 Footnote 5

Secondary II in Quebec.

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Table 19 Footnote 6

Secondary III in Quebec.

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Table 19 Footnote 7

Secondary IV in Quebec.

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Table 19 Footnote 8

Secondary V in Quebec.

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Table 19 Footnote 9

Excludes Quebec.

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Icon Asterisk

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

 

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Note that this number should not be rounded up.

 

Grade 7Footnote 4 352 7.7
[6.1-9.3]
2.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.6-3.5]
1.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.5-1.8]
1.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.8-1.9]
Grade 8Footnote 5 357 17.4
[14.5-20.3]
6.9
[5.3-8.4]
4.7
[3.4-6.0]
2.5
[1.8-3.2]
Grade 9Footnote 6 381 32.6
[27.8-37.4]
15.4
[12.6-18.1]
10.9
[8.5-13.4]
3.2
[2.6-3.7]
Grade 10Footnote 7 381 49.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[45.2-53.7]
28.9
[25.6-32.1]
19.2
[16.4-22.0]
4.6
[3.5-5.7]
Grade 11Footnote 8 385 59.3
[55.8-62.8]
38.8
[35.3-42.1]
28.5
[25.6-31.3]
5.3
[4.2-6.4]
Grade 12Footnote 9 363 66.6
[62.3-70.8]
47.2
[43.3-51.0]
33.0
[28.4-37.7]
5.3
[4.0-6.5]
Total (grades 7-12) 2 218 39.5
[36.9-42.1]
23.7
[22.0-25.3]
16.5
[15.3-17.8]
3.7
[3.3-4.2]
Table 20. Sample size, by province and grade, Canada Footnote 1, 2014-15
  Grade 6Footnote 2 Grade 7Footnote 3 Grade 8Footnote 4 Grade 9Footnote 5 Grade 10Footnote 6 Grade 11Footnote 7 Grade 12Footnote 8 Total

Source: 2014-15 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Table 20 Footnotes

Table 20 Footnote 1

Due to a low recruitment rate in New Brunswick, provincial estimates cannot be calculated and are therefore excluded from this table; however, numbers for New Brunswick are included in the total for Canada.

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Table 20 Footnote 2

Primary 6 in Quebec.

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Table 20 Footnote 3

Secondary I in Quebec.

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Table 20 Footnote 4

Secondary II in Quebec.

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Table 20 Footnote 5

Secondary III in Quebec.

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Table 20 Footnote 6

Secondary IV in Quebec.

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Table 20 Footnote 7

Secondary V in Quebec.

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Table 20 Footnote 8

Excludes Quebec.

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CanadaFootnote 1 5,429 6,076 5,939 7,200 6,986 6,193 4,271 42,094
NL 660 393 318 580 679 640 559 3,829
PE 298 277 235 355 378 361 352 2,256
NS 399 475 615 722 737 745 574 4,267
QC 580 853 722 971 886 751 - 4,763
ON 769 821 775 1,068 964 857 768 6,022
MB 596 914 905 710 453 433 267 4,278
SK 653 698 764 542 513 471 369 4,010
AB 646 817 773 1,007 1,266 962 722 6,193
BC 767 736 743 1,209 1,073 935 645 6,108
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