Detailed tables for the Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey 2016-17

Table 1. Smoking status, by grade, Canada, 2016-17
  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]

Table 1 Footnotes

Table 1 Footnote 1

Secondary I in Quebec.

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Table 1 Footnote 2

Secondary II in Quebec.

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Table 1 Footnote 3

Secondary III in Quebec.

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Table 1 Footnote 4

Secondary IV in Quebec.

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Table 1 Footnote 5

Secondary V in Quebec.

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Table 1 Footnote 6

Excludes Quebec.

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Table 1 Footnote *

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 1 Footnote #

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

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Rounds up to whole number. Rounds up to whole number. 
Rounds down to whole number. Rounds down to whole number.

Estimates may not sum to 100 percent due to rounding.

Source: 2016-17 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Grade 7Footnote 1 342 Footnote # Footnote # 0.6Footnote *
[0.4-0.9]
0.4Footnote *
[0.2-0.6]
3.1
[2.5-3.7]
95.6
[94.8-96.3]
Grade 8Footnote 2 339 0.4Footnote *
[0.1-0.6]
0.2Footnote *
[0.1-0.4]
1.5Rounds up to whole number.
[1.1-1.9]
1.3
[1.0-1.7]
4.2
[3.5-4.9]
92.4
[91.4-93.3]
Grade 9Footnote 3 357 0.8Footnote *
[0.5-1.1]
1.1
[0.8-1.4]
2.5Rounds up to whole number.
[2.1-2.9]
2.1
[1.7-2.5]
7.0
[6.2-7.8]
86.5Rounds down to whole number.
[85.1-87.8]
Grade 10Footnote 4 357 1.3
[1.0-1.7]
2.1
[1.7-2.6]
5.0
[4.3-5.7]
3.3
[2.7-3.9]
10.2
[9.2-11.3]
78.0
[76.0-80.0]
Grade 11Footnote 5 355 2.0
[1.6-2.5]
3.1
[2.5-3.6]
6.6
[5.9-7.4]
5.5Rounds up to whole number.
[4.6-6.5]
11.7
[10.4-13.0]
71.0
[68.9-73.2]
Grade 12Footnote 6 338 3.2Footnote *
[2.0-4.4]
4.5Rounds up to whole number.
[3.5-5.5]
8.3
[6.9-9.8]
5.1
[3.8-6.4]
12.4
[10.5-14.3]
66.5Rounds down to whole number.
[62.2-70.7]
All grades (7-12) 2,088 1.3
[1.0-1.6]
1.9
[1.6-2.1]
4.1
[3.7-4.5]
3.0
[2.6-3.4]
8.1
[7.6-8.6]
81.6
[80.4-82.9]
Table 2. Smoking status, by grouped grades and sex, Canada, 2016-17
  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]

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

Secondary I-III in Quebec.

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Table 2 Footnote 3

Secondary IV-V in Quebec.

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Table 2 Footnote *

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Rounds up to whole number. Rounds up to whole number.
Rounds down to whole number. Rounds down to whole number.

Estimates may not sum to 100 percent due to rounding.

Source: 2016-17 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Grades 7-9Footnote 2 1.0
[0.8-1.1]
0.4
[0.3-0.6]
0.5Rounds up to whole number.
[0.4-0.6]
1.6
[1.3-1.8]
1.3
[1.1-1.5]
4.8
[4.4-5.2]
91.4
[90.7-92.1]
Male 1.1
[0.8-1.4]
0.4Footnote *
[0.3-0.6]
0.6
[0.5-0.8]
1.6
[1.3-1.9]
1.2
[0.9-1.5]
5.2
[4.6-5.8]
90.9
[90.1-91.8]
Female 0.8
[0.6-1.0]
0.4Footnote *
[0.3-0.6]
0.4
[0.3-0.5]
1.5Rounds up to whole number.
[1.2-1.8]
1.4
[1.1-1.6]
4.4
[3.9-5.0]
91.9
[91.0-92.7]
Grades 10-12Footnote 3 5.4
[4.6-6.2]
2.2
[1.7-2.7]
3.2
[2.8-3.7]
6.6
[5.9-7.3]
4.6
[4.0-5.3]
11.4
[10.6-12.2]
71.9
[69.7-74.2]
Male 6.7
[5.6-7.7]
2.8
[2.0-3.5]
3.9
[3.3-4.5]
6.4
[5.6-7.3]
5.3
[4.3-6.3]
11.4
[10.3-12.6]
70.1
[67.6-72.7]
Female 4.1
[3.3-4.9]
1.6
[1.2-1.9]
2.5Rounds up to whole number.
[2.0-3.0]
6.8
[5.9-7.7]
3.9
[3.4-4.5]
11.4
[10.4-12.4]
73.8
[71.5-76.1]
All grades (7-12) 3.2
[2.7-3.6]
1.3
[1.0-1.6]
1.9
[1.6-2.1]
4.1
[3.7-4.5]
3.0
[2.6-3.4]
8.1
[7.6-8.6]
81.6
[80.4-82.9]
Male 3.9
[3.3-4.4]
1.6
[1.2-2.0]
2.3
[2.0-2.6]
4.0
[3.6-4.5]
3.3
[2.7-3.8]
8.3
[7.6-9.0]
80.5Rounds up to whole number.
[79.1-82.0]
Female 2.5Rounds down to whole number.
[2.0-2.9]
1.0
[0.8-1.2]
1.4
[1.2-1.7]
4.2
[3.7-4.7]
2.7
[2.3-3.0]
7.9
[7.3-8.5]
82.8
[81.4-84.1]
Table 3. Smoking status, by provinceFootnote 1 and grouped grades, Canada, 2016-17
  Pop'n
estimate
('000)
Current
smokerFootnote 2
(%)
Former smoker
or former
experimental smoker
(%)
Experimental
smoker
(%)
Puffer
(%)
Never tried
smoking
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 3 Footnotes

Table 3 Footnote 1

New Brunswick declined to participate in the 2016-17 cycle of the Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey.

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Table 3 Footnote 2

Current smoker is daily smokers and non-daily smokers.

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Table 3 Footnote *

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 3 Footnote #

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

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Rounds up to whole number. Rounds up to whole number.
Rounds down to whole number. Rounds down to whole number.

Estimates may not sum to 100 percent due to rounding.

Source: 2016-17 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Canada 2,088 3.2
[2.7-3.6]
4.1
[3.7-4.5]
3.0
[2.6-3.4]
8.1
[7.6-8.6]
81.6
[80.4-82.9]
Grades 7-9 1,039 1.0
[0.8-1.1]
1.6
[1.3-1.8]
1.3
[1.1-1.5]
4.8
[4.4-5.2]
91.4
[90.7-92.1]
Grades 10-12 1,050 5.4
[4.6-6.2]
6.6
[5.9-7.3]
4.6
[4.0-5.3]
11.4
[10.6-12.2]
71.9
[69.7-74.2]
NL 29 8.0
[6.2-9.9]
6.2
[5.3-7.1]
4.3
[3.7-4.9]
8.6
[7.6-9.6]
72.9
[70.7-75.1]
Grades 7-9 14 2.5Footnote *Rounds down to whole number.
[1.6-3.4]
2.1
[1.7-2.6]
2.3
[1.7-2.9]
5.2
[3.8-6.5]
87.9
[85.8-90.0]
Grades 10-12 15 13.3
[10.0-16.5]
9.9
[8.1-11.8]
6.1
[5.0-7.3]
11.8
[10.3-13.2]
58.9
[54.3-63.6]
PE 9 6.6
[5.2-8.0]
6.5Rounds down to whole number.
[5.7-7.2]
4.8
[4.0-5.6]
9.6
[8.4-10.8]
72.5Rounds down to whole number.
[69.5-75.4]
Grades 7-9 4 1.8Footnote *
[1.0-2.6]
2.0
[1.5-2.6]
1.9
[1.6-2.3]
5.1
[4.3-5.8]
89.2
[87.6-90.8]
Grades 10-12 5 11.0
[8.4-13.7]
10.6
[9.2-11.9]
7.4
[5.9-8.9]
13.8
[11.5-16.2]
57.2
[51.9-62.6]
NS 55 5.9
[4.4-7.4]
6.8
[5.7-7.9]
5.4
[4.5-6.3]
9.9
[8.9-10.9]
71.9
[68.2-75.7]
Grades 7-9 26 2.3Footnote *
[1.1-3.5]
2.1
[1.5-2.6]
2.8Footnote *
[1.7-3.9]
5.9
[4.4-7.3]
87.0
[83.1-90.9]
Grades 10-12 29 9.2
[7.1-11.3]
11.0
[9.1-12.9]
7.8
[6.7-8.9]
13.6
[12.4-14.8]
58.4
[53.6-63.2]
QC 381 2.9
[2.3-3.6]
4.2
[3.6-4.9]
3.0
[2.5-3.6]
11.3
[10.4-12.3]
78.4
[77.0-79.8]
Secondary I-III 242 2.0Footnote *
[1.3-2.6]
2.5Rounds up to whole number.
[1.9-3.2]
2.1
[1.6-2.6]
8.3
[7.2-9.4]
85.1
[83.6-86.6]
Secondary IV-V 139 4.6
[3.3-5.9]
7.2
[5.9-8.6]
4.7
[3.5-5.9]
16.6
[14.7-18.5]
66.9
[64.3-69.4]
ON 938 2.6Footnote *
[1.7-3.4]
3.4
[2.8-4.0]
2.5Rounds down to whole number.
[1.7-3.2]
6.5Rounds down to whole number.
[5.6-7.3]
85.1
[82.8-87.4]
Grades 7-9 426 0.3Footnote *
[0.2-0.5]
0.7Footnote *
[0.5-1.0]
0.9Footnote *
[0.5-1.2]
2.7
[2.0-3.4]
95.3
[94.3-96.3]
Grades 10-12 512 4.4Footnote *
[2.9-5.9]
5.6
[4.5-6.6]
3.8Footnote *
[2.5-5.0]
9.6
[8.3-10.9]
76.6
[72.8-80.5]
MB 85 5.4Footnote *
[3.5-7.2]
5.0
[4.0-6.0]
4.3
[3.4-5.1]
9.5Rounds up to whole number.
[7.9-11.1]
75.8
[71.9-79.8]
Grades 7-9 40 Footnote # 2.0
[1.5-2.5]
1.8
[1.3-2.4]
6.7
[4.9-8.4]
88.6
[86.1-91.1]
Grades 10-12 46 9.3Footnote *
[6.1-12.4]
7.6
[5.9-9.2]
6.4
[4.9-7.8]
12.0
[9.8-14.2]
64.8
[58.8-70.8]
SK 68 8.3Footnote *
[5.5-11.1]
6.6
[4.9-8.3]
5.2
[3.5-6.8]
13.5Rounds down to whole number.
[11.9-15.1]
66.4
[61.7-71.1]
Grades 7-9 32 2.4Footnote *
[1.4-3.3]
3.5Footnote *Rounds up to whole number.
[2.4-4.7]
2.9Footnote *
[1.9-3.9]
7.6
[6.0-9.2]
83.6
[80.4-86.9]
Grades 10-12 36 13.6Footnote *
[8.7-18.6]
9.3
[6.6-12.1]
7.2Footnote *
[4.4-10.1]
18.7
[16.5-20.9]
51.1
[44.0-58.3]
AB 251 3.3
[2.3-4.2]
5.2
[3.8-6.5]
3.5Rounds up to whole number.
[2.9-4.2]
7.9
[7.0-8.9]
80.1
[76.9-83.2]
Grades 7-9 126 0.7Footnote *
[0.5-1.0]
1.8
[1.3-2.3]
1.0
[0.7-1.4]
4.9
[3.9-5.9]
91.5Rounds down to whole number.
[89.7-93.3]
Grades 10-12 125 5.8
[4.0-7.6]
8.6
[6.2-11.0]
6.0
[4.8-7.3]
11.0
[9.4-12.6]
68.5Rounds up to whole number.
[63.1-73.9]
BC 273 2.5Footnote *Rounds down to whole number.
[1.6-3.4]
3.6Footnote *
[2.2-4.9]
2.5Rounds down to whole number.
[1.8-3.2]
7.3
[5.6-9.0]
84.1
[80.2-88.1]
Grades 7-9 129 Footnote # 1.4Footnote *
[0.6-2.1]
Footnote # 3.5Rounds up to whole number.
[2.6-4.5]
94.2
[92.3-96.1]
Grades 10-12 144 4.3Footnote *
[2.7-6.0]
5.6Footnote *
[3.3-7.9]
4.3
[3.0-5.6]
10.7
[7.8-13.5]
75.1
[68.2-82.0]
Table 4. Average number of cigarettes smoked per day (daily smokers), by grade, grouped grades and sex, Canada, 2016-17
  Total Male Female


[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 4 Footnotes

Table 4 Footnote 1

Secondary I in Quebec.

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Table 4 Footnote 2

Secondary II in Quebec.

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Table 1 Footnote 3

Secondary III in Quebec.

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Table 4 Footnote 4

Secondary IV in Quebec.

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Table 4 Footnote 5

Secondary V in Quebec.

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Table 4 Footnote 6

Excludes Quebec.

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Table 4 Footnote 7

Secondary I-III in Quebec.

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Table 4 Footnote 8

Secondary IV-V in Quebec.

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Table 4 Footnote *

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 4 Footnote #

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

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Rounds up to whole number. Rounds up to whole number.
Rounds down to whole number. Rounds down to whole number.

Source: 2016-17 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Grade 7Footnote 1 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
Grade 8Footnote 2 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
Grade 9Footnote 3 7.8Footnote *
[5.0-10.6]
6.9Footnote *
[2.8-10.9]
Footnote #
Grade 10Footnote 4 7.5Rounds up to whole number.
[6.0-9.1]
8.9
[6.3-11.5]
5.9
[4.8-7.1]
Grade 11Footnote 5 8.4
[7.1-9.7]
9.2
[7.5-10.9]
6.9
[5.6-8.2]
Grade 12Footnote 6 8.1
[6.9-9.3]
8.5Rounds down to whole number.
[6.8-10.1]
7.4
[5.9-8.9]
Grades 7-9Footnote 7 7.5Rounds down to whole number.
[5.3-9.7]
5.9Footnote *
[3.9-8.0]
9.7Footnote *
[6.4-13.0]
Grades 10-12Footnote 8 8.1
[7.2-9.0]
8.8
[7.5-10.1]
6.9
[6.0-7.7]
All grades (7-12) 8.0
[7.1-8.9]
8.4
[7.2-9.6]
7.4
[6.4-8.3]
Table 5. Ever tried e-cigarettes, by provinceFootnote 1, grouped grades and sex, Canada, 2016-17
  Ever tried 
Total
(%)
Male
(%)
Female
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 5 Footnotes

Table 5 Footnote 1

New Brunswick declined to participate in the 2016-17 cycle of the Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey.

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Table 5 Footnote *

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Rounds up to whole number. Rounds up to whole number.
Rounds down to whole number. Rounds down to whole number.

Source: 2016-17 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Canada 22.8
[21.6-24.0]
26.0
[24.4-27.5]
19.6
[18.5-20.6]
Grades 7-9 12.6
[11.7-13.6]
14.8
[13.6-16.0]
10.3
[9.4-11.3]
Grades 10-12 32.9
[31.1-34.8]
37.0
[34.6-39.5]
28.6
[27.0-30.3]
NL 37.7
[34.8-40.5]
41.6
[37.4-45.8]
33.7
[30.2-37.1]
Grades 7-9 21.0
[18.5-23.5]
25.4
[22.2-28.6]
16.6
[13.7-19.6]
Grades 10-12 53.3
[48.0-58.5]
56.5Rounds up to whole number.
[49.0-64.0]
49.9
[44.2-55.6]
PE 29.9
[27.4-32.3]
34.3
[30.8-37.8]
25.2
[22.8-27.5]
Grades 7-9 14.8
[13.1-16.5]
18.2
[15.5-21.0]
11.3
[9.8-12.8]
Grades 10-12 43.8
[39.5-48.0]
48.5Rounds down to whole number.
[42.3-54.6]
38.5Rounds up to whole number.
[34.7-42.4]
NS 36.8
[31.3-42.3]
39.7
[32.6-46.8]
33.8
[29.6-38.0]
Grades 7-9 23.3
[19.7-26.8]
25.4
[20.7-30.2]
21.0
[18.1-23.9]
Grades 10-12 48.9
[40.8-57.0]
52.4
[41.7-63.0]
45.2
[39.2-51.3]
QC 26.7
[25.2-28.1]
30.4
[28.4-32.5]
22.8
[20.8-24.8]
Secondary I-III 19.5Rounds down to whole number.
[17.9-21.1]
22.0
[19.7-24.3]
16.8
[14.7-18.8]
Secondary IV-V 39.2
[36.2-42.1]
45.8
[41.9-49.8]
32.7
[28.7-36.8]
ON 17.5Rounds up to whole number.
[15.7-19.4]
20.8
[18.1-23.4]
14.1
[12.6-15.5]
Grades 7-9 6.9
[5.5-8.4]
9.4
[7.4-11.3]
4.4
[3.1-5.7]
Grades 10-12 26.3
[23.6-28.9]
30.2
[26.3-34.1]
22.1
[19.9-24.3]
MB 26.1
[23.3-28.9]
25.5Rounds down to whole number.
[23.1-27.9]
26.8
[22.1-31.6]
Grades 7-9 14.0
[11.9-16.2]
15.0
[12.4-17.7]
13.0
[10.3-15.7]
Grades 10-12 36.7
[32.2-41.1]
34.6
[31.4-37.9]
38.8
[30.7-46.8]
SK 29.1
[26.0-32.1]
32.2
[28.3-36.0]
25.9
[22.8-28.9]
Grades 7-9 15.7
[13.1-18.2]
17.5Rounds up to whole number.
[14.0-21.0]
13.7
[11.3-16.1]
Grades 10-12 41.0
[36.6-45.4]
45.2
[39.7-50.7]
36.5Rounds up to whole number.
[32.1-41.0]
AB 28.1
[25.7-30.6]
31.4
[28.4-34.3]
24.8
[22.5-27.1]
Grades 7-9 14.9
[12.6-17.3]
16.7
[13.7-19.7]
13.1
[11.2-15.0]
Grades 10-12 41.5Rounds up to whole number.
[37.6-45.4]
46.2
[41.5-50.9]
36.6
[32.7-40.4]
BC 23.8
[18.7-28.9]
26.5Rounds up to whole number.
[20.9-32.2]
20.9
[16.3-25.6]
Grades 7-9 12.0
[8.1-15.9]
13.1Footnote *
[8.6-17.5]
10.9
[7.3-14.4]
Grades 10-12 34.3
[27.1-41.5]
38.6
[30.2-47.0]
29.9
[23.6-36.2]
Table 6. Past-30-day use of e-cigarettes, by provinceFootnote 1, grouped grades and sex, Canada, 2016-17
  Past-30-day
Total
(%)
Male
(%)
Female
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 6 Footnotes

Table 6 Footnote 1

New Brunswick declined to participate in the 2016-17 cycle of the Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey.

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Table 6 Footnote *

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Rounds down to whole number. Rounds down to whole number.

Source: 2016-17 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Canada 10.0
[9.1-11.0]
12.4
[11.2-13.6]
7.6
[6.7-8.5]
Grades 7-9 5.4
[4.9-6.0]
6.5Rounds down to whole number.
[5.7-7.2]
4.4
[3.8-4.9]
Grades 10-12 14.6
[13.0-16.1]
18.3
[16.2-20.3]
10.7
[9.3-12.2]
NL 22.4
[20.4-24.4]
26.1
[23.4-28.9]
18.6
[15.6-21.6]
Grades 7-9 12.2
[10.2-14.1]
15.6
[12.8-18.5]
8.7
[6.6-10.8]
Grades 10-12 31.9
[28.6-35.3]
35.8
[31.9-39.7]
28.0
[23.1-32.9]
PE 17.0
[14.3-19.7]
20.8
[17.6-24.0]
13.0
[10.5-15.5]
Grades 7-9 7.3
[6.3-8.4]
9.5Rounds down to whole number.
[7.8-11.1]
5.1
[4.0-6.3]
Grades 10-12 26.0
[21.1-30.8]
30.8
[25.2-36.5]
20.6
[16.2-25.0]
NS 20.9
[14.5-27.3]
24.3Footnote *
[16.0-32.5]
17.5Rounds down to whole number.
[12.9-22.0]
Grades 7-9 12.9
[9.7-16.2]
14.6
[10.6-18.6]
11.2
[8.1-14.4]
Grades 10-12 28.1Footnote *
[18.4-37.7]
32.9Footnote *
[20.1-45.7]
23.1
[16.6-29.5]
QC 9.8
[8.8-10.8]
12.4
[10.9-14.0]
7.1
[5.9-8.3]
Secondary I-III 7.5Rounds down to whole number.
[6.4-8.6]
8.9
[7.2-10.6]
6.0
[4.7-7.2]
Secondary IV-V 13.9
[12.0-15.8]
18.9
[15.9-21.8]
9.1
[6.6-11.5]
ON 6.6
[5.3-8.0]
8.9
[7.0-10.8]
4.3
[3.0-5.5]
Grades 7-9 2.8
[2.1-3.5]
3.9
[3.0-4.7]
1.6Footnote *
[1.0-2.3]
Grades 10-12 9.9
[7.6-12.1]
13.1
[9.8-16.3]
6.5Rounds down to whole number.
[4.5-8.4]
MB 15.0
[12.2-17.9]
15.4
[12.7-18.1]
14.7
[10.3-19.1]
Grades 7-9 7.0
[4.8-9.2]
8.0
[5.4-10.5]
6.1Footnote *
[3.7-8.5]
Grades 10-12 22.0
[17.9-26.2]
22.0
[18.8-25.1]
22.1Footnote *
[14.8-29.5]
SK 10.8
[8.2-13.3]
13.4
[10.0-16.7]
8.0
[5.9-10.1]
Grades 7-9 6.3
[4.6-7.9]
7.7Footnote *
[4.8-10.7]
4.7
[3.2-6.2]
Grades 10-12 14.7
[10.5-19.0]
18.4
[13.2-23.5]
10.9Footnote *
[6.8-15.0]
AB 14.5Rounds down to whole number.
[12.6-16.3]
16.4
[14.1-18.7]
12.4
[10.7-14.2]
Grades 7-9 6.8
[5.1-8.5]
7.2
[5.3-9.2]
6.4
[4.7-8.1]
Grades 10-12 22.2
[19.3-25.1]
25.8
[21.8-29.7]
18.5Rounds down to whole number.
[16.0-21.0]
BC 12.5Footnote *Rounds down to whole number.
[8.1-16.8]
15.4
[10.6-20.2]
9.4Footnote *
[5.3-13.5]
Grades 7-9 6.1Footnote *
[3.1-9.1]
6.4Footnote *
[3.2-9.7]
5.9Footnote *
[3.0-8.7]
Grades 10-12 18.1Footnote *
[11.5-24.7]
23.4
[16.0-30.8]
12.6Footnote *
[6.5-18.7]
Table 7. Number of days used an electronic cigarette in the past 30 days, by grouped grades and sex, Canada, 2016-17
  No use
(%)
1 day
(%)
2-3 days
(%)
4-5 days
(%)
6-10 days
(%)
11-20 days
(%)
21-29 days
(%)
30 days
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 7 Footnotes

Table 7 Footnote 1

Secondary I-III in Quebec.

Return to footnote 1 referrer

Table 7 Footnote 2

Secondary IV-V in Quebec.

Return to footnote 2 referrer

Table 7 Footnote *

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

Return to footnote * referrer

Rounds up to whole number. Rounds up to whole number.
Rounds down to whole number. Rounds down to whole number.

Source: 2016-17 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Grades 7-9Footnote 1 93.7
[93.1-94.3]
2.3
[2.0-2.5]
1.5Rounds up to whole number.
[1.3-1.8]
0.7
[0.6-0.8]
0.6
[0.5-0.7]
0.5Rounds up to whole number.
[0.4-0.7]
0.2
[0.2-0.3]
0.5Rounds down to whole number.
[0.4-0.6]
Male 92.3
[91.5-93.1]
2.7
[2.3-3.1]
1.7
[1.4-2.0]
0.7
[0.6-0.9]
0.8
[0.6-1.0]
0.7
[0.5-0.9]
0.3
[0.2-0.4]
0.8
[0.6-1.0]
Female 95.2
[94.6-95.8]
1.8
[1.5-2.1]
1.4
[1.1-1.6]
0.6
[0.4-0.8]
0.4
[0.3-0.5]
0.3Footnote *
[0.2-0.5]
0.1Footnote *
[0.1-0.2]
0.2Footnote *
[0.1-0.2]
Grades 10-12Footnote 2 84.4
[82.9-85.9]
5.0
[4.5-5.4]
3.8
[3.3-4.3]
1.8
[1.5-2.1]
1.5Rounds down to whole number.
[1.1-1.9]
1.0
[0.8-1.3]
0.7
[0.5-0.9]
1.8
[1.5-2.2]
Male 80.5Rounds up to whole number.
[78.5-82.5]
5.3
[4.7-5.9]
4.4
[3.8-5.0]
2.3
[1.7-2.8]
1.9Footnote *
[1.3-2.6]
1.6
[1.3-1.9]
1.0Footnote *
[0.7-1.4]
3.0
[2.4-3.6]
Female 88.4
[87.0-89.8]
4.6
[3.9-5.3]
3.2
[2.5-3.9]
1.3
[1.0-1.5]
1.1
[0.8-1.3]
0.5Footnote *Rounds down to whole number.
[0.3-0.6]
0.4Footnote *
[0.2-0.5]
0.6
[0.4-0.7]
All grades (7-12) 89.0
[88.1-90.0]
3.6
[3.3-3.9]
2.7
[2.4-3.0]
1.2
[1.0-1.4]
1.0
[0.8-1.2]
0.8
[0.7-0.9]
0.5Rounds down to whole number.
[0.4-0.6]
1.2
[1.0-1.4]
Male 86.4
[85.2-87.6]
4.0
[3.6-4.4]
3.0
[2.7-3.4]
1.5Rounds up to whole number.
[1.2-1.8]
1.3
[1.0-1.7]
1.1
[1.0-1.3]
0.7
[0.5-0.8]
1.9
[1.6-2.3]
Female 91.8
[90.9-92.6]
3.2
[2.9-3.6]
2.3
[1.9-2.7]
0.9
[0.8-1.1]
0.7
[0.6-0.9]
0.4
[0.3-0.5]
0.3
[0.2-0.3]
0.4
[0.3-0.5]
Table 8.  Perceived risk of harm from using cigarettes and e-cigarettes, overall and by smoking status, Canada, 2016-17
  Total
(%)
Current
smoker
(%)
Former,
experimental
smoker or puffer
(%)
Never tried
smoking
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Rounds up to whole number. Rounds up to whole number.
Rounds down to whole number. Rounds down to whole number.

Estimates may not sum to 100 percent due to rounding.

Source: 2016-17 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Smoking cigarettes once in a while
No risk 9.3
[8.8-9.8]
24.3
[19.7-29.0]
15.9
[14.4-17.4]
7.4
[6.9-8.0]
Slight risk 42.8
[41.8-43.9]
46.5Rounds down to whole number.
[42.3-50.7]
51.7
[49.5-53.9]
41.1
[39.9-42.2]
Moderate risk 35.3
[34.3-36.3]
17.0
[14.7-19.2]
25.4
[23.6-27.2]
37.9
[36.9-38.8]
Great risk 9.0
[8.4-9.5]
7.9
[5.7-10.2]
4.5Rounds up to whole number.
[3.9-5.2]
9.8
[9.2-10.5]
Don't know 3.6
[3.2-4.0]
4.3
[3.0-5.6]
2.5Rounds down to whole number.
[2.0-2.9]
3.8
[3.4-4.2]
Smoking cigarettes on a regular basis
No risk 4.2
[3.8-4.7]
6.9
[5.2-8.5]
4.0
[3.4-4.6]
4.2
[3.7-4.7]
Slight risk 3.5Rounds up to whole number.
[3.2-3.8]
11.0
[8.6-13.3]
5.2
[4.5-5.9]
2.9
[2.6-3.3]
Moderate risk 23.9
[23.2-24.5]
34.5Rounds down to whole number.
[30.2-38.7]
27.6
[26.1-29.1]
22.8
[22.0-23.5]
Great risk 65.2
[64.3-66.2]
44.5Rounds down to whole number.
[40.3-48.6]
61.1
[59.3-62.9]
66.8
[65.7-67.8]
Don't know 3.1
[2.8-3.5]
3.2
[2.2-4.2]
2.1
[1.7-2.6]
3.3
[2.9-3.7]
Using e-cigarettes once in a while
No risk 22.6
[21.7-23.5]
44.4
[40.9-48.0]
36.0
[34.0-38.1]
19.2
[18.3-20.1]
Slight risk 40.7
[39.8-41.6]
31.8
[28.4-35.3]
42.4
[40.5-44.2]
40.8
[39.7-41.9]
Moderate risk 19.6
[18.8-20.3]
11.4
[8.6-14.1]
11.8
[10.7-12.8]
21.3
[20.6-22.1]
Great risk 7.5Rounds up to whole number.
[7.1-8.0]
5.4
[4.0-6.8]
4.2
[3.5-4.9]
8.2
[7.7-8.7]
Don't know 9.6
[9.0-10.2]
6.9
[5.1-8.8]
5.7
[4.7-6.6]
10.5Rounds down to whole number.
[9.7-11.2]
Using e-cigarettes on a regular basis
No risk 10.1
[9.3-10.8]
23.8
[20.4-27.3]
15.5Rounds down to whole number.
[13.9-17.1]
8.5Rounds up to whole number.
[7.8-9.2]
Slight risk 21.5Rounds down to whole number.
[20.7-22.2]
32.2
[28.7-35.6]
30.2
[28.6-31.7]
19.4
[18.5-20.3]
Moderate risk 33.3
[32.6-34.0]
23.7
[20.2-27.2]
33.9
[31.8-36.0]
33.6
[32.8-34.3]
Great risk 25.5Rounds down to whole number.
[24.6-26.3]
13.1
[10.7-15.5]
14.7
[13.6-15.9]
28.0
[27.0-28.9]
Don't know 9.7
[9.1-10.3]
7.2
[5.4-9.1]
5.7
[4.8-6.6]
10.6
[9.8-11.3]
Table 9. Ever tried a tobacco product, by grouped grades and sex, Canada, 2016-17
  Any tobacco productFootnote 1
(%)
Blunt wraps
(%)
CigarettesFootnote 2
(%)
Cigarillos/little cigars
(%)
Cigars
(%)
Roll your own cigarettes
(%)
Smokeless tobacco
(%)
Waterpipe
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

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, blunt wraps, and menthol cigarettes smoked in the last 30 days. E-cigarettes are excluded.

Return to footnote 1 referrer

Table 9 Footnote 2

Ever tried, even just a few puffs.

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Table 9 Footnote 3

Secondary I-III in Quebec.

Return to footnote 3 referrer

Table 9 Footnote 4

Secondary IV-V in Quebec.

Return to footnote 4 referrer

Rounds up to whole number. Rounds up to whole number.
Rounds down to whole number. Rounds down to whole number.

Estimates may not sum to 100 percent due to rounding.

Source: 2016-17 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Grades 7-9Footnote 3 10.9
[10.1-11.7]
1.2
[1.0-1.4]
8.6
[7.9-9.3]
4.0
[3.6-4.4]
2.9
[2.6-3.2]
2.0
[1.8-2.3]
1.5Rounds down to whole number.
[1.2-1.7]
3.2
[2.8-3.6]
Male 11.7
[10.8-12.6]
1.3
[1.0-1.5]
9.1
[8.2-9.9]
4.6
[4.0-5.1]
3.7
[3.2-4.1]
2.2
[1.8-2.5]
2.1
[1.8-2.5]
3.5Rounds down to whole number.
[3.0-3.9]
Female 10.0
[9.1-11.0]
1.2
[0.9-1.4]
8.1
[7.3-9.0]
3.3
[2.8-3.8]
2.1
[1.7-2.4]
1.9
[1.6-2.2]
0.8
[0.6-1.0]
2.9
[2.5-3.4]
Grades 10-12Footnote 4 35.0
[32.9-37.2]
7.1
[6.3-8.0]
28.1
[25.8-30.3]
19.0
[17.3-20.7]
15.0
[13.6-16.4]
7.3
[6.5-8.1]
8.4
[7.3-9.5]
13.9
[12.8-15.1]
Male 38.1
[35.4-40.8]
9.6
[8.5-10.8]
29.9
[27.3-32.4]
24.0
[21.7-26.3]
20.5Rounds down to whole number.
[18.5-22.5]
9.1
[7.9-10.3]
13.4
[11.4-15.3]
14.8
[13.3-16.4]
Female 31.8
[29.7-33.9]
4.5Rounds up to whole number.
[3.8-5.3]
26.2
[23.9-28.5]
13.7
[12.3-15.2]
9.3
[8.2-10.4]
5.5Rounds down to whole number.
[4.7-6.2]
3.2
[2.6-3.8]
13.0
[11.8-14.3]
All grades (7-12) 23.1
[21.8-24.3]
4.2
[3.7-4.6]
18.4
[17.1-19.6]
11.5Rounds up to whole number.
[10.6-12.4]
9.0
[8.3-9.7]
4.7
[4.3-5.1]
5.0
[4.4-5.5]
8.6
[7.9-9.3]
Male 25.0
[23.5-26.5]
5.5Rounds down to whole number.
[4.8-6.1]
19.5Rounds down to whole number.
[18.0-20.9]
14.3
[13.1-15.6]
12.1
[11.0-13.2]
5.6
[5.0-6.3]
7.8
[6.7-8.8]
9.2
[8.3-10.0]
Female 21.1
[19.8-22.3]
2.9
[2.4-3.3]
17.2
[15.9-18.6]
8.6
[7.8-9.3]
5.7
[5.1-6.3]
3.7
[3.3-4.1]
2.0
[1.7-2.3]
8.0
[7.3-8.7]
Table 10. Past-30-day use of a tobacco product, by grouped grades and sex, Canada, 2016-17
  Any tobacco productFootnote 1
(%)
Blunt wraps
(%)
CigarettesFootnote 2
(%)
Cigarillos/little cigars
(%)
Cigars
(%)
Roll your own cigarettes
(%)
Smokeless tobacco
(%)
Waterpipe
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

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, and blunt wraps. E-cigarettes are excluded.

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Table 10 Footnote 2

Smoked one or more cigarettes in the past 30 days.

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Table 10 Footnote 3

Secondary I-III in Quebec.

Return to footnote 3 referrer

Table 10 Footnote 4

Secondary IV-V in Quebec.

Return to footnote 4 referrer

Table 10 Footnote *

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

Return to footnote * referrer

Rounds up to whole number. Rounds up to whole number.
Rounds down to whole number. Rounds down to whole number.

Estimates may not sum to 100 percent due to rounding.

Source: 2016-17 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Grades 7-9Footnote 3 3.9
[3.6-4.3]
0.6
[0.5-0.7]
2.2
[2.0-2.5]
1.1
[0.9-1.3]
0.7
[0.6-0.9]
0.8
[0.7-1.0]
0.6
[0.5-0.8]
1.4
[1.2-1.7]
Male 4.3
[3.7-4.8]
0.7
[0.5-0.8]
2.3
[1.9-2.7]
1.3
[1.0-1.5]
0.9
[0.7-1.2]
0.9
[0.6-1.1]
1.0
[0.7-1.2]
1.6
[1.3-1.9]
Female 3.6
[3.1-4.1]
0.5Rounds up to whole number.
[0.4-0.7]
2.2
[1.8-2.6]
0.9
[0.7-1.2]
0.5Footnote *Rounds up to whole number.
[0.3-0.7]
0.8
[0.6-1.0]
0.3Footnote *
[0.1-0.4]
1.3
[1.0-1.6]
Grades 10-12Footnote 4 15.9
[14.4-17.5]
3.2
[2.8-3.6]
10.1
[8.8-11.4]
4.8
[4.1-5.5]
4.3
[3.7-4.9]
2.6
[2.2-3.0]
3.4
[2.8-4.0]
5.3
[4.5-6.0]
Male 19.7
[17.6-21.9]
4.5Rounds down to whole number.
[3.8-5.2]
12.0
[10.4-13.7]
7.2
[6.0-8.3]
6.7
[5.6-7.8]
3.7
[3.0-4.3]
5.9
[4.8-7.1]
6.4
[5.3-7.6]
Female 12.0
[10.7-13.3]
1.9
[1.5-2.3]
8.0
[6.9-9.2]
2.4
[1.9-2.8]
1.8
[1.5-2.2]
1.5Rounds down to whole number.
[1.2-1.8]
0.8
[0.6-1.0]
4.1
[3.5-4.7]
All grades (7-12) 10.0
[9.1-10.9]
1.9
[1.7-2.1]
6.2
[5.5-6.9]
3.0
[2.6-3.3]
2.5Rounds up to whole number.
[2.2-2.9]
1.7
[1.5-1.9]
2.0
[1.7-2.4]
3.4
[2.9-3.8]
Male 12.1
[10.9-13.3]
2.6
[2.2-3.0]
7.2
[6.3-8.1]
4.2
[3.6-4.8]
3.9
[3.3-4.4]
2.3
[1.9-2.6]
3.4
[2.8-4.1]
4.0
[3.4-4.6]
Female 7.8
[7.1-8.6]
1.2
[1.0-1.5]
5.1
[4.5-5.8]
1.7
[1.4-1.9]
1.2
[1.0-1.4]
1.1
[0.9-1.3]
0.5Rounds up to whole number.
[0.4-0.7]
2.7
[2.3-3.1]
Table 11. Flavoured product use in the past 30 days, by grouped grades and sex, Canada, 2016-17
  Flavoured
cigarillos
(%)
Flavoured
cigars
(%)
Flavoured
smokeless
(%)
Flavoured
waterpipe
(%)
Menthol
cigarettes
(%)
Flavoured
electronic
cigarettes
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 11 Footnotes

Table 11 Footnote 1

Secondary I-III in Quebec.

Return to footnote 1 referrer

Table 11 Footnote 2

Secondary IV-V in Quebec.

Return to footnote 2 referrer

Table 11 Footnote *

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

Return to footnote * referrer

Rounds up to whole number. Rounds up to whole number.

Source: 2016-17 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Grades 7-9Footnote 1 0.7
[0.6-0.9]
0.5Rounds up to whole number.
[0.4-0.6]
0.7
[0.5-0.8]
0.9
[0.7-1.1]
0.8
[0.6-0.9]
5.4
[4.8-6.0]
Male 0.9
[0.7-1.1]
0.7
[0.5-0.9]
0.9
[0.7-1.1]
0.9
[0.7-1.2]
0.8
[0.6-1.0]
6.4
[5.7-7.2]
Female 0.5Footnote *Rounds up to whole number.
[0.4-0.7]
0.4
[0.2-0.5]
0.4Footnote *
[0.2-0.6]
0.9
[0.6-1.1]
0.7
[0.6-0.9]
4.3
[3.7-4.8]
Grades 10-12Footnote 2 3.4
[2.9-3.9]
2.9
[2.5-3.3]
2.7
[2.2-3.2]
3.4
[2.7-4.1]
4.2
[3.7-4.8]
13.7
[12.3-15.2]
Male 5.0
[4.2-5.9]
4.3
[3.6-5.1]
4.7
[3.8-5.6]
4.3
[3.3-5.2]
5.2
[4.3-6.1]
17.3
[15.4-19.2]
Female 1.6
[1.2-2.0]
1.4
[1.1-1.6]
0.6Footnote *
[0.4-0.9]
2.6
[2.0-3.2]
3.2
[2.7-3.8]
10.0
[8.7-11.4]
All grades (7-12) 2.0
[1.8-2.3]
1.7
[1.5-1.9]
1.7
[1.4-2.0]
2.2
[1.8-2.6]
2.5Rounds up to whole number.
[2.2-2.8]
9.6
[8.7-10.5]
Male 3.0
[2.5-3.4]
2.5Rounds up to whole number.
[2.1-2.9]
2.8
[2.3-3.3]
2.6
[2.1-3.1]
3.0
[2.5-3.5]
11.9
[10.7-13.0]
Female 1.1
[0.9-1.3]
0.9
[0.7-1.0]
0.5Rounds up to whole number.
[0.4-0.7]
1.7
[1.4-2.1]
2.0
[1.7-2.3]
7.2
[6.3-8.0]
Table 12. Past-30-day use of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, any tobacco product, by provinceFootnote 1, sex and grouped grades, Canada, 2016-17
  CigarettesFootnote 2
(past 30 days)
(%)
E-cigarettes
(past 30 days)
(%)
Any tobacco
productFootnote 3
(past 30 days)
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 12 Footnotes

Table 12 Footnote 1

New Brunswick declined to participate in the 2016-17 cycle of the Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey.

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Table 12 Footnote 2

Smoked one or more cigarettes in the past 30 days.

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Table 12 Footnote 3

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, and blunt wraps. E-cigarettes are excluded.

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Table 12 Footnote *

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Rounds up to whole number. Rounds up to whole number
Rounds down to whole number. Rounds down to whole number

Source: 2016-17 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Canada 6.2
[5.5-6.9]
10.0
[9.1-11.0]
10.0
[9.1-10.9]
Male 7.2
[6.3-8.1]
12.4
[11.2-13.6]
12.1
[10.9-13.3]
Female 5.1
[4.5-5.8]
7.6
[6.7-8.5]
7.8
[7.1-8.6]
Grades 7-9 2.2
[2.0-2.5]
5.4
[4.9-6.0]
3.9
[3.6-4.3]
Grades 10-12 10.1
[8.8-11.4]
14.6
[13.0-16.1]
15.9
[14.4-17.5]
NL 12.4
[10.6-14.2]
22.4
[20.4-24.4]
16.7
[14.9-18.4]
Male 12.8
[11.0-14.7]
26.1
[23.4-28.9]
18.6
[16.9-20.3]
Female 12.0
[10.0-14.0]
18.6
[15.6-21.6]
14.7
[12.6-16.8]
Grades 7-9 4.8
[3.9-5.8]
12.2
[10.2-14.1]
6.7
[5.4-7.9]
Grades 10-12 19.5Rounds down to whole number.
[16.1-22.8]
31.9
[28.6-35.3]
25.9
[22.5-29.3]
PE 11.5Rounds down to whole number.
[9.6-13.4]
17.0
[14.3-19.7]
14.5Rounds up to whole number.
[12.6-16.5]
Male 13.5Rounds down to whole number.
[11.4-15.5]
20.8
[17.6-24.0]
17.8
[15.4-20.2]
Female 9.4
[7.3-11.4]
13.0
[10.5-15.5]
11.1
[9.0-13.3]
Grades 7-9 3.7
[2.8-4.7]
7.3
[6.3-8.4]
5.6
[4.5-6.6]
Grades 10-12 18.5Rounds up to whole number.
[15.1-22.0]
26.0
[21.1-30.8]
22.8
[19.2-26.4]
NS 11.4
[9.4-13.5]
20.9
[14.5-27.3]
16.5Rounds up to whole number.
[13.8-19.2]
Male 12.3
[10.0-14.5]
24.3Footnote *
[16.0-32.5]
18.9
[16.0-21.8]
Female 10.6
[8.3-12.8]
17.5Rounds down to whole number.
[12.9-22.0]
14.0
[11.1-17.0]
Grades 7-9 5.1Footnote *
[2.9-7.3]
12.9
[9.7-16.2]
7.0Footnote *
[4.4-9.6]
Grades 10-12 17.1
[14.8-19.4]
28.1Footnote *
[18.4-37.7]
24.9
[21.5-28.4]
QC 6.0
[5.2-6.7]
9.8
[8.8-10.8]
9.7
[8.8-10.6]
Male 6.7
[5.6-7.9]
12.4
[10.9-14.0]
11.9
[10.5-13.3]
Female 5.2
[4.2-6.3]
7.1
[5.9-8.3]
7.4
[6.2-8.6]
Secondary I-III 4.1
[3.3-4.9]
7.5Rounds down to whole number.
[6.4-8.6]
6.7
[5.7-7.7]
Secondary IV-V 9.3
[7.7-10.9]
13.9
[12.0-15.8]
14.9
[13.1-16.7]
ON 5.0
[3.6-6.5]
6.6
[5.3-8.0]
8.5Rounds down to whole number.
[6.8-10.1]
Male 6.5Rounds up to whole number.
[4.6-8.4]
8.9
[7.0-10.8]
10.8
[8.5-13.1]
Female 3.4Footnote *
[2.3-4.6]
4.3
[3.0-5.5]
6.1
[4.8-7.4]
Grades 7-9 1.2Footnote *
[0.8-1.6]
2.8
[2.1-3.5]
2.2
[1.7-2.8]
Grades 10-12 8.2
[5.8-10.6]
9.9
[7.6-12.1]
13.6
[10.8-16.4]
MB 9.7
[7.4-12.0]
15.0
[12.2-17.9]
13.7
[10.8-16.6]
Male 9.2
[6.7-11.8]
15.4
[12.7-18.1]
13.7
[10.5-16.9]
Female 10.2
[7.6-12.8]
14.7
[10.3-19.1]
13.8
[10.0-17.5]
Grades 7-9 2.7Footnote *
[1.8-3.6]
7.0
[4.8-9.2]
4.8
[3.4-6.2]
Grades 10-12 15.8
[12.0-19.5]
22.0
[17.9-26.2]
21.5Rounds down to whole number.
[16.6-26.3]
SK 13.5Rounds up to whole number.
[10.5-16.6]
10.8
[8.2-13.3]
18.0
[14.7-21.3]
Male 14.8
[12.0-17.6]
13.4
[10.0-16.7]
21.1
[18.1-24.0]
Female 12.2Footnote *
[7.8-16.6]
8.0
[5.9-10.1]
14.9
[10.3-19.5]
Grades 7-9 5.2
[3.9-6.6]
6.3
[4.6-7.9]
7.7
[5.7-9.6]
Grades 10-12 20.9
[15.8-25.9]
14.7
[10.5-19.0]
27.2
[22.0-32.3]
AB 6.8
[5.4-8.2]
14.5Rounds down to whole number.
[12.6-16.3]
11.3
[9.6-13.0]
Male 7.5Rounds down to whole number.
[6.1-8.8]
16.4
[14.1-18.7]
13.2
[11.1-15.2]
Female 6.1
[4.5-7.8]
12.4
[10.7-14.2]
9.3
[7.6-11.0]
Grades 7-9 1.8
[1.3-2.3]
6.8
[5.1-8.5]
3.5Rounds up to whole number.
[2.7-4.4]
Grades 10-12 11.9
[9.3-14.5]
22.2
[19.3-25.1]
19.1
[16.1-22.1]
BC 5.0
[3.4-6.6]
12.5Footnote *Rounds down to whole number.
[8.1-16.8]
9.1
[6.5-11.7]
Male 5.4Footnote *
[3.6-7.2]
15.4
[10.6-20.2]
10.7
[7.5-13.8]
Female 4.7Footnote *
[2.9-6.4]
9.4Footnote *
[5.3-13.5]
7.4Footnote *
[5.0-9.9]
Grades 7-9 0.9Footnote *
[0.4-1.4]
6.1Footnote *
[3.1-9.1]
2.6Footnote *
[1.6-3.5]
Grades 10-12 8.7
[5.9-11.6]
18.1Footnote *
[11.5-24.7]
14.9
[10.3-19.5]
Table 13. Past twelve-month use and mean age at first use of alcohol and cannabisFootnote 1, by grouped grades, Canada, 2016-17
  Total Grades 7-9Footnote 2 Grades 10-12Footnote 3
(%) Mean age (%) Mean age (%) Mean age

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

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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Rounds up to whole number. Rounds up to whole number.
Rounds down to whole number. Rounds down to whole number.

N/A - cannot be established due to multiple entries included in category.  

Source: 2016-17 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey 

Alcohol 44.0
[42.4-45.6]
13.4
[13.4-13.5]
23.1
[21.9-24.4]
12.2
[12.2-12.3]
64.5Rounds up to whole number.
[62.0-67.1]
13.9
[13.8-14.0]
High Risk DrinkingFootnote 4 24.2
[22.8-25.6]
14.5Rounds up to whole number.
[14.5-14.6]
8.4
[7.7-9.1]
13.2
[13.1-13.3]
39.9
[37.4-42.5]
14.8
[14.8-14.9]
Energy Drinks/Alcohol 15.8
[15.0-16.6]
N/A 8.3
[7.7-8.9]
N/A 23.1
[21.7-24.5]
N/A
Cannabis 16.7
[15.5-17.9]
14.2
[14.2-14.3]
5.5Rounds up to whole number.
[5.0-6.1]
12.9
[12.8-13.0]
27.8
[25.6-29.9]
14.5Rounds up to whole number.
[14.4-14.6]
Table 14. Past twelve-month use and mean age at first use of alcohol and cannabisFootnote 1, by sex, Canada, 2016-17
  Total Male Female
(%) Mean age (%) Mean age (%) Mean age

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 14 Footnotes

Table 14 Footnote 1

Cannabis includes marijuana, hash and hash oil.

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Table 14 Footnote 2

Five or more drinks on one occasion.

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Rounds up to whole number. Rounds up to whole number.
Rounds down to whole number. Rounds down to whole number.

N/A - cannot be established due to multiple entries included in category.  

Source: 2016-2017 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey 

Alcohol 44.0
[42.4-45.6]
13.4
[13.4-13.5]
44.2
[42.3-46.1]
13.2
[13.1-13.3]
43.8
[42.0-45.5]
13.6
[13.6-13.7]
High Risk DrinkingFootnote 2 24.2
[22.8-25.6]
14.5Rounds up to whole number.
[14.5-14.6]
25.1
[23.4-26.7]
14.4
[14.4-14.5]
23.3
[21.9-24.7]
14.6
[14.6-14.7]
Energy Drinks/Alcohol 15.8
[15.0-16.6]
N/A 16.4
[15.3-17.4]
N/A 15.2
[14.2-16.1]
N/A
Cannabis 16.7
[15.5-17.9]
14.2
[14.2-14.3]
17.6
[16.3-18.8]
14.1
[14.0-14.2]
15.8
[14.5-17.1]
14.4
[14.3-14.5]
Table 15. Past twelve-month use of cannabisFootnote 1 by past twelve-month use of alcohol, by sex and grouped grades, Canada, 2016-17
  Used Cannabis Did not use Cannabis

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

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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Rounds up to whole number. Rounds up to whole number.  
Rounds down to whole number. Rounds down to whole number.

Source: 2016-17 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey 

Grades 7-12
Used Alcohol 15.9
[14.8-17.1]
27.8
[26.6-29.0]
Did not use Alcohol 0.8
[0.7-0.9]
55.4
[53.8-57.0]
Male
Used Alcohol 16.7
[15.4-18.0]
27.3
[25.7-28.9]
Did not use Alcohol 1.0
[0.9-1.2]
55.0
[53.1-56.9]
Female
Used Alcohol 15.1
[13.9-16.4]
28.4
[27.2-29.5]
Did not use Alcohol 0.6
[0.5-0.8]
55.9
[54.1-57.6]
Grades 7-9Footnote 2
Used Alcohol 4.8
[4.3-5.3]
18.1
[17.0-19.1]
Did not use Alcohol 0.5Rounds up to whole number. 
[0.4-0.7]
76.6
[75.3-77.9]
Grades 10-12Footnote 3
Used Alcohol 26.9
[24.7-29.1]
37.5Rounds down to whole number.
[35.6-39.3]
Did not use Alcohol 1.1
[0.9-1.3]
34.5Rounds up to whole number.
[32.0-37.0]
Table 16. Past twelve-month use of illicit and other drugs, by grouped grades and sex, Canada, 2016-17
  Total
(%)
Grades 7-9Footnote 1
(%)
Grades 10-12Footnote 2
(%)
Male
(%)
Female
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

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 include 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 include 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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Table 16 Footnote *

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Rounds up to whole number. Rounds up to whole number. 
Rounds down to whole number. Rounds down to whole number.

Source: 2016-17 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Amphetamines 1.2
[1.1-1.4]
0.6
[0.5-0.8]
1.8
[1.6-2.1]
1.7
[1.5-2.0]
0.7
[0.5-0.8]
MDMA (Ecstasy) 2.0
[1.7-2.3]
0.5Rounds down to whole number.
[0.4-0.6]
3.4
[2.9-4.0]
2.6
[2.1-3.0]
1.3
[1.0-1.7]
Hallucinogens  3.0
[2.7-3.3]
1.0
[0.8-1.2]
5.0
[4.4-5.6]
3.8
[3.3-4.3]
2.2
[1.8-2.6]
Heroin 0.6
[0.4-0.7]
0.3
[0.2-0.4]
0.9
[0.6-1.1]
0.9
[0.7-1.2]
0.2
[0.1-0.3]
Cocaine 2.3
[2.0-2.7]
0.8
[0.7-1.0]
3.8
[3.2-4.5]
2.9
[2.4-3.5]
1.7
[1.4-2.0]
Salvia 0.9
[0.7-1.0]
0.3
[0.2-0.4]
1.5Rounds down to whole number.
[1.2-1.7]
1.3
[1.1-1.6]
0.4
[0.3-0.5]
Any of 5 Illicit DrugsFootnote 3 4.6
[4.2-5.1]
1.7
[1.5-2.0]
7.5Rounds down to whole number.
[6.6-8.3]
5.6
[5.0-6.2]
3.6
[3.1-4.1]
Any of 6 Illicit DrugsFootnote 4 17.5Rounds down to whole number.
[16.2-18.7]
6.1
[5.5-6.7]
28.7
[26.5-30.8]
18.5Rounds up to whole number. 
[17.2-19.9]
16.3
[15.0-17.7]
Glue / Gas 1.2
[0.9-1.4]
0.8
[0.6-1.0]
1.5Rounds down to whole number.
[1.1-1.8]
1.5Rounds up to whole number. 
[1.2-1.9]
0.8
[0.6-0.9]
Synthetic Cannabinoids 3.3
[3.0-3.6]
1.8
[1.6-2.0]
4.8
[4.3-5.3]
3.6
[3.2-4.0]
3.0
[2.6-3.3]
BZP/TFMPP 0.4
[0.3-0.5]
0.1Footnote *
[0.1-0.2]
0.7
[0.6-0.9]
0.7
[0.5-0.9]
0.2Footnote *
[0.1-0.2]
Bath Salts 0.6
[0.5-0.7]
0.4
[0.3-0.5]
0.8
[0.6-1.0]
0.8
[0.6-1.0]
0.3
[0.2-0.4]
Other Psychoactive SubstancesFootnote 5 0.6
[0.5-0.7]
0.2
[0.1-0.2]
1.0
[0.8-1.2]
0.9
[0.7-1.1]
0.3
[0.2-0.3]
Table 17. Past twelve-month use of medications to get high, by grouped grades and sex, Canada, 2016-17
  Total
(%)
Grades 7-9Footnote 1
(%)
Grades 10-12Footnote 2
(%)
Male
(%)
Female
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

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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Table 17 Footnote *

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Rounds up to whole number. Rounds up to whole number.  
Rounds down to whole number. Rounds down to whole number.

Source: 2016-17 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Sedatives/Tranquilizers 1.7
[1.5-1.9]
0.6
[0.5-0.8]
2.8
[2.4-3.2]
2.2
[1.8-2.5]
1.3
[1.1-1.5]
StimulantsFootnote 3 3.4
[3.1-3.7]
1.6
[1.4-1.8]
5.3
[4.7-5.8]
4.0
[3.5-4.4]
2.9
[2.6-3.2]
Treatment for ADHD 2.0
[1.7-2.2]
0.9
[0.7-1.1]
3.1
[2.6-3.5]
2.7
[2.3-3.1]
1.2
[1.0-1.4]
Other Stimulants 2.3
[2.1-2.5]
0.9
[0.8-1.0]
3.6
[3.3-4.0]
2.4
[2.0-2.7]
2.2
[1.9-2.5]
Pain RelieversFootnote 4 3.0
[2.6-3.3]
1.2
[1.0-1.4]
4.7
[4.1-5.3]
3.5Rounds up to whole number. 
[3.1-4.0]
2.4
[2.1-2.7]
Oxycodone 1.2
[1.0-1.4]
0.3
[0.2-0.4]
2.0
[1.6-2.5]
1. 5Rounds down to whole number.
[1.1-1.9]
0.9
[0.7-1.1]
Fentanyl 0.5Rounds down to whole number.
[0.4-0.6]
0.2Footnote *
[0.1-0.3]
0.8
[0.6-1.0]
0.7
[0.5-0.9]
0.3
[0.2-0.3]
Other Prescribed Pain Relievers 2.5Rounds up to whole number. 
[2.2-2.8]
1.1
[0.9-1.3]
3.9
[3.3-4.5]
3.0
[2.6-3.4]
2.0
[1.7-2.3]
PharmaceuticalsFootnote 5 5.6
[5.2-6.0]
2.6
[2.3-2.9]
8.6
[7.9-9.3]
6.5Rounds down to whole number.
[5.9-7.0]
4.8
[4.4-5.2]
Sleeping Medicine 3.5Rounds up to whole number. 
[3.2-3.8]
2.1
[1.8-2.3]
4.9
[4.4-5.5]
3.6
[3.2-4.0]
3.4
[3.0-3.8]
Dextromethorphan 5.3
[4.9-5.6]
3.6
[3.2-4.0]
6.9
[6.3-7.5]
5.8
[5.2-6.3]
4.7
[4.3-5.2]
Gravol® 4.0
[3.7-4.4]
3.3
[2.9-3.7]
4.8
[4.2-5.3]
4.1
[3.7-4.5]
4.0
[3.6-4.4]
Table 18. Past twelve-month use of alcohol, cannabisFootnote 1 and psychoactive pharmaceuticals, by provinceFootnote 2, Canada, 2016-17
  Pop'n estimate
('000)
Alcohol
(%)
High risk drinkingFootnote 3
(%)
Cannabis
(%)
PharmaceuticalsFootnote 4
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 18 Footnotes

Table 17 Footnote 1

Cannabis includes marijuana, hash and hash oil.

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Table 18 Footnote 2

New Brunswick declined to participate in the 2016-17 cycle of the Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey.

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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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Rounds up to whole number. Rounds up to whole number.  
Rounds down to whole number. Rounds down to whole number.

Source: 2016-17 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Canada 2,088 44.0
[42.4-45.6]
24.2
[22.8-25.6]
16.7
[15.5-17.9]
5.6
[5.2-6.0]
NL 29 46.6
[44.9-48.4]
29.6
[28.3-30.9]
22.8
[20.7-24.9]
7.5Rounds up to whole number.
[6.7-8.3]
PE 9 44.4
[41.0-47.7]
29.6
[26.4-32.8]
19.9
[17.1-22.6]
5.6
[4.3-6.9]
NS 55 51.1
[49.2-53.0]
32.2
[30.2-34.3]
29.2
[26.1-32.3]
7.3
[6.2-8.4]
QCFootnote 5 381 54.3
[52.9-55.8]
28.7
[27.3-30.1]
16.0
[14.8-17.3]
5.8
[5.1-6.5]
ON 938 40.1
[37.1-43.0]
20.3
[17.9-22.8]
15.1
[13.0-17.3]
5.5Rounds down to whole number. 
[4.7-6.2]
MB 85 41.7
[36.5-46.9]
25.9
[21.6-30.1]
17.7
[14.6-20.7]
5.4
[4.2-6.5]
SK 68 51.4
[47.5-55.3]
35.7
[31.5-39.9]
22.2
[17.6-26.8]
5.5Rounds up to whole number.
[4.4-6.6]
AB 251 46.8
[44.9-48.6]
27.4
[25.2-29.7]
16.0
[13.6-18.4]
5.4
[4.5-6.3]
BC 273 37.7
[32.0-43.4]
22.5Rounds down to whole number. 
[17.2-27.7]
18.7
[14.6-22.9]
5.8
[4.6-7.0]
Table 19. Past twelve-month use of alcohol, cannabisFootnote 1 and psychoactive pharmaceuticals, by grade, Canada, 2016-17
  Pop'n estimate ('000)  Alcohol
(%)
High risk drinkingFootnote 2
(%)
Cannabis
(%)
PharmaceuticalsFootnote 3
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

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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Rounds up to whole number. Rounds up to whole number.  
Rounds down to whole number. Rounds down to whole number.

Source: 2016-17 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Grade 7Footnote 4 342 8.7
[7.7-9.8]
1.9
[1.5-2.3]
1.7
[1.2-2.2]
1.5Rounds down to whole number. 
[1.1-1.9]
Grade 8Footnote 5 339 21.9
[20.4-23.4]
6.7
[5.9-7.5]
4.1
[3.5-4.7]
2.7
[2.1-3.2]
Grade 9Footnote 6 357 38.4
[35.4-41.4]
16.4
[14.6-18.1]
10.6
[9.2-12.0]
3.7
[3.2-4.3]
Grade 10Footnote 7 357 56.3
[53.7-58.8]
30.1
[28.0-32.2]
21.6
[19.5-23.6]
7.2
[6.1-8.2]
Grade 11Footnote 8 355 66.1
[63.2-69.1]
41.9
[39.0-44.9]
27.6
[25.2-30.1]
8.3
[7.2-9.4]
Grade 12Footnote 9 338 71.5Rounds up to whole number.
[68.6-74.5]
48.2
[44.3-52.1]
34.5Rounds up to whole number.
[31.1-38.0]
10.5Rounds down to whole number. 
[8.8-12.2]
Total (grades 7-12) 2,088 44.0
[42.4-45.6]
24.2
[22.8-25.6]
16.7
[15.5-17.9]
5.6
[5.2-6.0]
Table 20. Past twelve-month methods of cannabis consumptionFootnote 1 among users, by grouped grades and sex, Canada, 2016-17
  Total
(%)
Grades 7-9Footnote 2
(%)
Grades 10-12Footnote 3
(%)
Male
(%)
Female
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 20 Footnotes

Table 20 Footnote 1

Multiple methods of consumption were reported by users.

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Table 20 Footnote 2

Secondary I-III in Quebec.

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Table 20 Footnote 3

Secondary IV-V in Quebec.

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Rounds up to whole number. Rounds up to whole number.  
Rounds down to whole number. Rounds down to whole number.

Source: 2016-17 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Smoked (a joint, bong, pipe or blunt) 79.9
[78.6-81.1]
74.7
[71.8-77.7]
81.0
[79.7-82.4]
80.6
[78.9-82.2]
79.0
[77.1-80.9]
Eaten in food (brownies, cakes, cookies or candy) 34.2
[32.4-36.1]
25.5Rounds down to whole number. 
[22.6-28.4]
36.2
[34.0-38.3]
36.5Rounds down to whole number. 
[34.2-38.8]
31.7
[29.4-34.0]
Drank it (tea, cola, alcohol or other drinks) 13.9
[12.6-15.2]
13.0
[11.0-14.9]
14.1
[12.5-15.8]
17.7
[15.7-19.6]
9.6
[8.3-11.0]
Vaporized (vape) 29.7
[27.6-31.7]
30.5Rounds down to whole number. 
[27.5-33.5]
29.5Rounds down to whole number. 
[27.1-31.9]
34.0
[31.1-36.8]
24.7
[22.7-26.8]
Dabbed 21.8
[20.4-23.3]
17.7
[15.2-20.2]
22.7
[21.1-24.4]
27.7
[25.5-30.0]
15.0
[13.5-16.6]
Used it some other way 24.5Rounds up to whole number.
[22.8-26.2]
25.3
[22.5-28.1]
24.3
[22.3-26.4]
28.6
[26.4-30.9]
19.8
[17.6-22.1]
Table 21. Sample size, by provinceFootnote 1 and grade, Canada, 2016-17
  Grade 7Footnote 2 Grade 8Footnote 3 Grade 9Footnote 4 Grade 10Footnote 5 Grade 11Footnote 6 Grade 12Footnote 7 Total

Table 21 Footnotes

Table 21 Footnote 1

New Brunswick declined to participate in the 2016-17 cycle of the Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey.

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Table 21 Footnote 2

Secondary I in Quebec.

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Table 21 Footnote 3

Secondary II in Quebec.

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Table 21 Footnote 4

Secondary III in Quebec.

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Table 21 Footnote 5

Secondary IV in Quebec.

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Table 21 Footnote 6

Secondary V in Quebec.

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Table 21 Footnote 7

Excludes Quebec.

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Source: 2016-17 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Canada 8,931 9,257 10,643 8,752 8,257 6,263 52,103
NL 1,132 1,060 1,160 912 909 872 6,045
PE 918 840 1,053 592 649 484 4,536
NS 1,097 1,098 796 758 611 459 4,819
QC 619 682 640 628 675 - 3,244
ON 1,130 1,237 2,177 2,094 1,882 1,675 10,195
MB 815 805 702 559 577 406 3,864
SK 747 765 544 559 431 371 3,417
AB 1,496 1,512 2,246 1,604 1,423 1,167 9,448
BC 977 1,258 1,325 1,046 1,100 829 6,535
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