Youth Smoking Survey 2012-2013 – supplementary tables

  • Table 1. Smoking status, by grade, Canada, 2012-2013
  • Table 2. Smoking status, by sex and grouped grades, Canada, 2012-2013
  • Table 3. Ever tried a tobacco product, by sex and grouped grades, Canada, 2012-2013
  • Table 4a. Smoking status, by province, grades 6-9, Canada, 2012-2013
  • Table 4b. Smoking status, by province, grades 10-12, Canada, 2012-2013
  • Table 5a. Ever tried smoking a cigarette, by province and sex, grades 6-9, Canada, 2012-2013
  • Table 5b. Ever tried smoking a cigarette, by province and sex, grades 10-12, Canada, 2012-2013
  • Table 6. Ever tried smoking a cigarette, by province and grouped grades, Canada, 2012-2013
  • Table 7. Average number of cigarettes smoked per day (daily smokers), by grade, Canada, 2012-2013
  • Table 8. Sources of cigarettes, by sex, grouped grades and smoking status, Canada, 2012-2013
  • Table 9. Ever tried and 30 day use of cigarillos/little cigars, by grade and sex, Canada, 2012-2013
  • Table 10. Ever tried cigarillos/little cigars, by cigarette smoking status and grouped grades, Canada, 2012-2013
  • Table 11. Flavoured tobacco products use in the last 30 days, by smoking status and grouped grades, Canada, 2012-2013
  • Table 12. Flavoured tobacco used in the last 30 days among youth reporting using any tobacco products in the last 30 days, by grouped grades, Canada, 2012-2013
  • Table 13. Last twelve month use and mean age at first use of alcohol and other drugs, by grouped grades, grades 7-12, Canada, 2012-2013
  • Table 14. Last twelve month use and mean age at first use of alcohol and other drugs, by sex, grades 7-12, Canada, 2012-2013
  • Table 15. Last twelve month use of alcohol and marijuana, by province, grades 7-12, Canada, 2012-2013
  • Table 16. Last twelve month use of alcohol and marijuana, by grade, Canada, 2012-2013
  • Table 17. Sample size, by province and grade, Canada, 2012-2013
Table 1. Smoking status, by grade, Canada Table 1 Footnote 1, 2012-2013
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.

Table 1 Footnotes

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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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Note that this number should not be rounded up.

 

Table 1 Footnote 1

Participation to the 2012-2013 YSS was declined by the province of Manitoba. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2010-2011 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without Manitoba.

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Table 1 Footnote 2

Grade 6 in Quebec.

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Table 1 Footnote 3

Secondary I in Quebec.

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Table 1 Footnote 4

Secondary II in Quebec.

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Table 1 Footnote 5

Secondary III in Quebec.

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Table 1 Footnote 6

Secondary IV in Quebec.

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Table 1 Footnote 7

Secondary V in Quebec.

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Source: 2012-2013 Youth Smoking Survey

Grade 6Table 1 Footnote 2 322 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 0.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.2-0.6]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed 2.6
[2.0-3.2]
96.6
[95.9-97.4]
Grade 7Table 1 Footnote 3 354 High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed 0.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.2-0.7]
1.7
[1.2-2.2]
1.6
[1.1-2.1]
5.6
[4.6-6.6]
90.2
[88.4-92.0]
Grade 8Table 1 Footnote 4 367 1.0
[0.7-1.3]
1.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.7-1.5]
3.6
[2.9-4.4]
2.1
[1.4-2.8]
7.2
[6.0-8.4]
85.0
[82.6-87.3]
Grade 9Table 1 Footnote 5 383 1.8
[1.3-2.3]
2.4
[1.6-3.2]
5.8
[4.5-7.0]
3.6
[3.0-4.3]
10.3
[9.0-11.7]
76.0
[72.9-79.2]
Grade 10Table 1 Footnote 6 381 2.6
[2.1-3.1]
2.7
[2.2-3.2]
7.9
[6.7-9.1]
4.1
[3.5-4.8]
13.7
[12.8-14.7]
69.0
[66.7-71.2]
Grade 11Table 1 Footnote 7 380 3.9
[2.9-4.9]
3.5
[2.8-4.3]
9.4
[7.9-10.9]
5.4
[4.5-6.3]
14.9
[13.7-16.1]
62.9
[59.0-66.8]
Grade 12 351 5.3
[3.7-6.8]
5.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.7-7.4]
11.9
[9.9-14.0]
6.2
[4.9-7.6]
14.2
[12.9-15.6]
56.8
[50.9-62.7]
All grades (6-12) 2,538 2.2
[1.8-2.6]
2.3
[1.9-2.7]
5.9
[5.3-6.6]
3.4
[3.0-3.8]
10.0
[9.3-10.6]
76.2
[74.2-78.2]
 
Table 2. Smoking status, by sex and grouped grades, Canada Table 2 Footnote 1, 2012-2013
Current smokerTable 2 Footnote 2
(%)
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.

Table 2 Footnotes

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Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

 

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Note that this number should not be rounded up.

 

Table 2 Footnote 1

Participation to the 2012-2013 YSS was declined by the province of Manitoba. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2010-2011 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without Manitoba.

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Table 2 Footnote 2

Current smoker is daily smokers and non-daily smokers.

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Table 2 Footnote 3

Grade 6 and secondary I-III in Quebec.

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Table 2 Footnote 4

Secondary IV-V in Quebec.

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Source: 2012-2013 Youth Smoking Survey

Grades 6-9Table 2 Footnote 3 1.9
[1.5-2.4]
0.9
[0.6-1.1]
1.0
[0.8-1.3]
3.0
[2.5-3.5]
2.0
[1.6-2.3]
6.6
[5.9-7.3]
86.5
[84.9-88.1]
Male 2.1
[1.6-2.5]
1.1
[0.7-1.4]
1.0
[0.7-1.3]
3.4
[2.7-4.1]
1.9
[1.5-2.3]
7.4
[6.5-8.3]
85.2
[83.4-87.1]
Female
1.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.2-2.3]
0.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.5-0.9]
1.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.5-1.6]
2.5
[2.0-3.1]
2.1
[1.6-2.5]
5.8
[5.0-6.6]
87.8
[86.2-89.5]
Grades 10-12Table 2 Footnote 4 7.8
[6.2-9.3]
3.9
[3.1-4.7]
3.9
[3.0-4.7]
9.7
[8.4-11.0]
5.2
[4.5-6.0]
14.3
[13.4-15.1]
63.0
[59.6-66.5]
Male
9.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[7.6-11.4]
4.6
[3.6-5.7]
4.9
[3.9-5.8]
10.1
[8.6-11.6]
5.1
[4.4-5.7]
14.4
[13.4-15.5]
60.9
[57.2-64.6]
Female
5.9
[4.6-7.2]
3.1
[2.4-3.8]
2.8
[2.0-3.6]
9.3
[7.6-10.9]
5.4
[4.3-6.5]
14.1
[12.9-15.3]
65.3
[61.7-68.9]
All grades (6-12) 4.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[3.7-5.2]
2.2
[1.8-2.6]
2.3
[1.9-2.7]
5.9
[5.3-6.6]
3.4
[3.0-3.8]
10.0
[9.3-10.6]
76.2
[74.2-78.2]
Male
5.4
[4.4-6.3]
2.6
[2.1-3.1]
2.7
[2.2-3.2]
6.4
[5.7-7.1]
3.3
[2.9-3.7]
10.5
[9.8-11.2]
74.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[72.4-76.6]
Female
3.6
[2.8-4.3]
1.7
[1.4-2.1]
1.8
[1.4-2.3]
5.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[4.6-6.3]
3.5
[2.9-4.1]
9.4
[8.6-10.2]
78.1
[76.0-80.2]
 
Table 3. Ever tried a tobacco product, by sex and grouped grades, Canada Table 3 Footnote 1, 2012-2013
CigarettesTable 3 Footnote 2
(%)
Cigarillos/ little cigars
(%)
Cigars
(%)
Roll your own cigarettes
(%)
Smokeless tobacco
(%)
Water-pipe
(%)
Any Tobacco ProductTable 3 Footnote 5
(%)
  • [95% confidence intervals in brackets]
  • Estimates may not sum to 100 percent due to rounding.

Table 3 Footnotes

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Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

 

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Note that this number should not be rounded up.

 

Table 3 Footnote 1

Participation to the 2012-2013 YSS was declined by the province of Manitoba. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2010-2011 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without Manitoba.

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Table 3 Footnote 2

Ever tried, even just a few puffs.

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Table 3 Footnote 3

Grade 6 and secondary I-III in Quebec.

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Table 3 Footnote 4

Secondary IV-V in Quebec.

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Table 3 Footnote 5

Any tobacco product smoked in the lifetime includes cigarettes, pipe tobacco, little cigars or cigarillos, cigars, roll-your-own tobacco, bidis, smokeless tobacco, water-pipe tobacco, blunt wraps, and menthol cigarettes smoked in the last 30 days.

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Source: 2012-2013 Youth Smoking Survey

Grades 6-9Table 3 Footnote 3 13.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[11.9-15.1]
5.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[4.7-6.2]
3.8
[3.1-4.5]
2.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[1.9-3.0]
1.4
[1.1-1.7]
3.4
[2.8-4.0]
15.2
[13.5-16.9]
Male
14.8
[12.9-16.6]
6.4
[5.4-7.3]
5.1
[4.2-5.9]
2.5
[2.1-2.9]
2.2
[1.8-2.6]
3.9
[3.1-4.7]
16.9
[15.0-18.9]
Female
12.2
[10.5-13.8]
4.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[3.6-5.3]
2.5
[1.9-3.2]
2.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.6-3.3]
0.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.4-0.8]
2.8
[2.3-3.4]
13.3
[11.7-15.0]
Grades 10-12Table 3 Footnote 4 37.0
[33.5-40.4]
24.7
[21.5-28.0]
17.4
[15.1-19.7]
8.2
[6.6-9.8]
8.3
[6.6-10.0]
16.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[14.8-18.1]
45.0
[42.1-47.9]
Male
39.1
[35.4-42.8]
28.1
[23.8-32.4]
23.4
[20.0-26.8]
9.7
[7.9-11.4]
13.4
[10.7-16.0]
18.1
[15.9-20.4]
48.8
[45.4-52.3]
Female
34.7
[31.1-38.3]
21.1
[18.7-23.5]
11.0
[9.5-12.4]
6.6
[5.0-8.2]
2.8
[1.9-3.6]
14.6
[12.8-16.4]
40.9
[37.9-43.9]
All grades (6-12) 23.8
[21.8-25.8]
13.9
[12.3-15.5]
9.8
[8.6-10.9]
5.0
[4.2-5.8]
4.4
[3.6-5.2]
9.1
[8.2-10.0]
28.2
[26.4-30.1]
Male
25.5
[23.4-27.6]
16.0
[13.9-18.1]
13.2
[11.5-14.8]
5.7
[4.8-6.6]
7.1
[5.8-8.4]
10.2
[9.0-11.4]
31.1
[29.0-33.2]
Female
21.9
[19.8-24.0]
11.7
[10.4-12.9]
6.2
[5.4-7.0]
4.2
[3.4-5.1]
1.5
[1.1-2.0]
7.9
[7.1-8.8]
25.3
[23.4-27.1]
 
Table 4a. Smoking status, by province, grades 6-9, Canada Table 1 Footnote 1, 2012-2013
Pop'n estimate
('000)
Current smoker Table 1 Footnote 2
(%)
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.

Table 4a Footnotes

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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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Note that this number should not be rounded up.

 

Table 4a Footnote 1

Participation to the 2012-2013 YSS was declined by the province of Manitoba. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2010-2011 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without Manitoba.

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Table 4a Footnote 2

Current smoker is daily smokers and non-daily smokers.

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Table 4a Footnote 3

Grade 6 and secondary I-III in Quebec.

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Source: 2012-2013 Youth Smoking Survey

Canada Table 1 Footnote 1 1,426 1.9
[1.5-2.4]
3.0
[2.5-3.5]
2.0
[1.6-2.3]
6.6
[5.9-7.3]
86.5
[84.9-88.1]
NL 19 1.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.7-2.8]
2.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.5-3.8]
1.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.0-2.8]
5.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.9-7.9]
88.3
[83.5-93.2]
PE 7 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 5.5
[4.3-6.8]
89.1
[86.7-91.6]
NS 38 1.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.0-2.9]
2.8
[2.1-3.5]
1.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.8-2.5]
6.3
[4.9-7.7]
87.4
[84.1-90.6]
NB 36 3.4
[2.6-4.2]
4.4
[3.4-5.4]
3.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[2.7-4.3]
7.0
[5.8-8.1]
81.8
[79.8-83.7]
QCTable 1 Footnote 3 342 4.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.7-6.1]
5.5
[3.8-7.3]
3.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.4-4.9]
10.8
[9.1-12.4]
75.6
[70.1-81.1]
ON 603 0.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.5-1.1]
2.1
[1.4-2.7]
1.2
[0.8-1.6]
4.8
[3.8-5.7]
91.1
[89.7-92.5]
MB - - - - - -
SK 42 2.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.4-2.9]
3.4
[2.3-4.5]
4.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.6-5.4]
10.0
[7.4-12.5]
80.5
[76.1-85.0]
AB 161 1.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.5-1.7]
2.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.3-3.3]
1.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.7-2.1]
6.2
[4.6-7.8]
89.0
[85.6-92.3]
BC 178 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 4.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.0-7.0]
91.6
[86.4-96.8]
 
Table 4b. Smoking status, by province, grades 10-12, Canada Table 4b Footnote 1, 2012-2013
Pop'n estimate
('000)
Current smokerTable 4b Footnote 2
(%)
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.

Table 4b Footnotes

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Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

 

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Note that this number should not be rounded up.

 

Table 4b Footnote 1

Participation to the 2012-2013 YSS was declined by the province of Manitoba. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2010-2011 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without Manitoba.

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Table 4b Footnote 2

Current smoker is daily smokers and non-daily smokers.

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Table 4b Footnote 3

Secondary IV-V in Quebec.

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Source: 2012-2013 Youth Smoking Survey

CanadaTable 4b Footnote 1 1,112 7.8
[6.2-9.3]
9.7
[8.4-11.0]
5.2
[4.5-6.0]
14.3
[13.4-15.1]
63.0
[59.6-66.5]
NL 16 11.7
[8.3-15.1]
10.3
[8.3-12.2]
7.4
[6.5-8.2]
13.6
[11.5-15.6]
57.1
[51.2-63.0]
PE 6 12.8
[10.7-14.9]
10.4
[8.2-12.7]
5.0
[3.9-6.1]
12.4
[11.7-13.0]
59.4
[55.6-63.2]
NS 31 9.3
[6.5-12.1]
9.9
[8.5-11.3]
5.1
[4.2-6.0]
12.6
[10.5-14.7]
63.0
[57.4-68.7]
NB 29 15.9
[13.8-17.9]
12.9
[11.7-14.2]
6.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[5.4-7.5]
12.0
[10.7-13.4]
52.7
[49.6-55.8]
QCTable 4b Footnote 3 159 7.0
[4.8-9.1]
12.5
[11.2-13.8]
4.8
[3.6-6.0]
21.8
[19.9-23.7]
53.9
[49.6-58.3]
ON 550 7.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[4.5-10.3]
9.3
[7.0-11.6]
5.1
[3.8-6.4]
13.0
[11.9-14.2]
65.1
[59.3-71.0]
MB - - - - - -
SK 39 13.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[8.5-18.1]
10.1
[8.0-12.3]
8.7
[6.4-11.0]
15.9
[13.6-18.1]
52.0
[42.9-61.0]
AB 128 7.4
[5.7-9.1]
10.0
[8.4-11.7]
4.7
[3.9-5.6]
12.6
[11.1-14.2]
65.2
[61.3-69.1]
BC 154 6.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.8-8.6]
7.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.5-10.4]
5.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.1-7.2]
12.9
[8.9-17.0]
68.7
[57.4-80.0]
 
Table 5a. Ever tried smoking a cigarette, by province and sex, grades 6-9, Canada Table 5a Footnote 1, 2012-2013
Male
(%)
Female
(%)
Total
(%)
  • [95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 5a Footnotes

Icon Asterisk

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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Note that this number should not be rounded up.

 

Table 5a Footnote 1

Participation to the 2012-2013 YSS was declined by the province of Manitoba. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2010-2011 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without Manitoba.

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Table 5a Footnote 2

Grade 6 and secondary I-III in Quebec

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Source: 2012-2013 Youth Smoking Survey

CanadaTable 5a Footnote 1 14.8
[12.9-16.6]
12.2
[10.5-13.8]
13.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[11.9-15.1]
NL 13.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[7.3-19.7]
10.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[5.9-14.4]
11.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[6.8-16.5]
PE 11.6
[8.4-14.8]
10.1
[7.5-12.6]
10.9
[8.4-13.3]
NS 13.0
[9.0-17.0]
12.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[8.2-16.2]
12.6
[9.4-15.9]
NB 20.0
[17.5-22.5]
16.7
[14.3-19.0]
18.2
[16.3-20.2]
QCTable 5a Footnote 2 26.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[20.1-32.9]
22.2
[16.9-27.5]
24.4
[18.9-29.9]
ON 10.0
[8.2-11.8]
7.7
[6.4-9.1]
8.9
[7.5-10.3]
MB - - -
SK 21.1
[17.0-25.1]
17.8
[12.5-23.0]
19.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[15.0-23.9]
AB 11.6
[8.5-14.7]
10.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[6.5-14.4]
11.0
[7.7-14.4]
BC 9.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[4.6-13.8]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed 8.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.2-13.6]
 
Table 5b. Ever tried smoking a cigarette, by province and sex, grades 10-12, Canada Table 5b Footnote 1, 2012-2013
Male
(%)
Female
(%)
Total
(%)
  • [95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 5b Footnotes

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Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

 

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Note that this number should not be rounded up.

 

Table 5b Footnote 1

Participation to the 2012-2013 YSS was declined by the province of Manitoba. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2010-2011 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without Manitoba.

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Table 5b Footnote 2

Secondary IV-V in Quebec.

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Source: 2012-2013 Youth Smoking Survey

CanadaTable 5b Footnote 1 39.1
[35.4-42.8]
34.7
[31.1-38.3]
37.0
[33.5-40.4]
NL 47.5
[41.5-53.6]
38.4
[31.9-44.8]
42.9
[37.0-48.8]
PE 44.8
[40.6-48.9]
36.1
[32.2-40.0]
40.6
[36.8-44.4]
NS 37.9
[32.7-43.2]
35.9
[29.4-42.5]
37.0
[31.3-42.6]
NB 48.7
[44.8-52.6]
45.9
[42.1-49.7]
47.3
[44.2-50.4]
QCTable 5b Footnote 2 48.5
[44.4-52.7]
43.5
[38.9-48.2]
46.1
[41.7-50.4]
ON 36.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[29.9-43.0]
33.1
[27.4-38.8]
34.9
[29.0-40.7]
MB - - -
SK 49.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[42.1-56.9]
46.6
[35.6-57.5]
48.0
[39.0-57.1]
AB 38.9
[35.4-42.4]
30.7
[25.7-35.7]
34.8
[30.9-38.7]
BC 34.0
[24.6-43.4]
28.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[14.5-41.9]
31.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[20.0-42.6]
 
Table 6. Ever tried smoking a cigarette, by province and grouped grades, Canada Table 6 Footnote 1, 2012-2013
Grades 6-9Table 6 Footnote 2
(%)
Grades 7-9Table 6 Footnote 3
(%)
Grades 10-12Table 6 Footnote 4
(%)
  • [95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 6 Footnotes

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Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

 

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Note that this number should not be rounded up.

 

Table 6 Footnote 1

Participation to the 2012-2013 YSS was declined by the province of Manitoba. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2010-2011 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without Manitoba.

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Table 6 Footnote 2

Grade 6 and secondary I-III in Quebec.

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Table 6 Footnote 3

Secondary I-III in Quebec.

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Table 6 Footnote 4

Secondary IV-V in Quebec.

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Source: 2012-2013 Youth Smoking Survey

CanadaTable 6 Footnote 1 13.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[11.9-15.1]
16.4
[14.3-18.5]
37.0
[33.5-40.4]
NL 11.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[6.8-16.5]
14.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[8.0-20.9]
42.9
[37.0-48.8]
PE 10.9
[8.4-13.3]
13.6
[10.4-16.8]
40.6
[36.8-44.4]
NS 12.6
[9.4-15.9]
15.8
[11.7-19.9]
37.0
[31.3-42.6]
NB 18.2
[16.3-20.2]
22.3
[19.7-24.8]
47.3
[44.2-50.4]
QC 24.4
[18.9-29.9]
29.0
[22.1-36.0]
46.1
[41.7-50.4]
ON 8.9
[7.5-10.3]
10.9
[9.2-12.6]
34.9
[29.0-40.7]
MB - - -
SK 19.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[15.0-23.9]
23.7
[18.3-29.2]
48.0
[39.0-57.1]
AB 11.0
[7.7-14.4]
13.4
[9.2-17.6]
34.8
[30.9-38.7]
BC 8.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.2-13.6]
10.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.6-17.0]
31.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[20.0-42.6]
 
Table 7. Average number of cigarettes smoked per day (daily smokers), by grade, Canada Table 7 Footnote 1, 2012-2013
Male Female Total
  • [95% confidence intervals in brackets]
  • Source: 2012-2013 Youth Smoking Survey

Table 7 Footnotes

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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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Note that this number should not be rounded up.

 

Table 7 Footnote 1

Participation to the 2012-2013 YSS was declined by the province of Manitoba. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2010-2011 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without Manitoba.

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Table 7 Footnote 2

Grade 6 in Quebec.

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Table 7 Footnote 3

Secondary I in Quebec.

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Table 7 Footnote 4

Secondary II in Quebec.

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Table 7 Footnote 5

Secondary III in Quebec.

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Table 7 Footnote 6

Secondary IV in Quebec.

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Table 7 Footnote 7

Secondary V in Quebec.

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Table 7 Footnote 8

Grade 6 and secondary I-III in Quebec.

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Table 7 Footnote 9

Secondary IV-V in Quebec.

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Source: 2012-2013 Youth Smoking Survey

Grade 6Table 7 Footnote 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 7Table 7 Footnote 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 8Table 7 Footnote 4 10.2
[8.4-12.0]
9.7
[7.6-11.8]
9.9
[8.2-11.6]
Grade 9Table 7 Footnote 5 14.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[6.6-21.4]
8.6
[6.3-11.0]
12.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[6.4-17.9]
Grade 10Table 7 Footnote 6 11.6
[10.0-13.1]
8.6
[6.9-10.3]
10.3
[9.1-11.5]
Grade 11Table 7 Footnote 7 10.1
[8.8-11.4]
8.2
[7.0-9.3]
9.3
[8.3-10.2]
Grade 12 10.6
[8.5-12.6]
9.1
[7.9-10.3]
10.0
[8.7-11.4]
Total (grades 6-9)Table 7 Footnote 8 12.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[6.5-17.4]
8.5
[7.5-9.6]
10.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[7.0-13.9]
Total (grades 10-12)Table 7 Footnote 9 10.6
[9.5-11.8]
8.7
[8.0-9.3]
9.8
[9.0-10.7]
 
Table 8. Sources of cigarettes, by sex, grouped grades and smoking status, Canada Table 8 Footnote 1, 2012-2013 Table 8 Footnote 2
Retail sourcesTable 8 Footnote 3
(%)
Social sourcesTable 8 Footnote 4
(%)
  • [95% confidence intervals in brackets]
  • Estimates may not sum to 100 percent due to rounding.

Table 8 Footnotes

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Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

 

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Note that this number should not be rounded up.

 

Table 8 Footnote 1

Participation to the 2012-2013 YSS was declined by the province of Manitoba. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2010-2011 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without Manitoba.

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Table 8 Footnote 2

Includes individuals who have smoked in the last 30 days.

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Table 8 Footnote 3

Retail sources include buy them from store.

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Table 8 Footnote 4

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 8 Footnote 5

Grade 6 and secondary I-III in Quebec.

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Table 8 Footnote 6

Secondary IV-V in Quebec.

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Source: 2012-2013 Youth Smoking Survey

Male 34.9
[31.0-38.8]
65.1
[61.2-69.0]
Female 19.8
[14.8-24.8]
80.2
[75.2-85.2]
Grade 6-9Table 8 Footnote 5 17.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[11.0-24.3]
82.4
[75.7-89.0]
Grade 10-12Table 8 Footnote 6 32.5
[28.3-36.7]
67.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[63.3-71.7]
Daily smoker 44.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[38.2-50.8]
55.5
[49.2-61.8]
Occasional smoker 37.0
[29.5-44.4]
63.0
[55.6-70.5]
Experimental smoker 13.1
[9.1-17.1]
86.9
[82.9-90.9]
Total (grades 6-12) 28.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[25.0-31.9]
71.5
[68.1-75.0]
 
Table 9. Ever tried and 30 day use of cigarillos/little cigars, by grade and sex, Canada Table 9 Footnote 1, 2012-2013
  Ever tried Last 30 day use
Male
(%)
Female
(%)
Total
(%)
Male
(%)
Female
(%)
Total
(%)
  • [95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 9 Footnotes

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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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Note that this number should not be rounded up.

 

Table 9 Footnote 1

Participation to the 2012-2013 YSS was declined by the province of Manitoba. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2010-2011 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without Manitoba.

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Table 9 Footnote 2

Grade 6 in Quebec.

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Table 9 Footnote 3

Secondary I in Quebec.

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Table 9 Footnote 4

Secondary II in Quebec.

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Table 9 Footnote 5

Secondary III in Quebec.

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Table 9 Footnote 6

Secondary IV in Quebec.

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Table 9 Footnote 7

Secondary V in Quebec.

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Source: 2012-2013 Youth Smoking Survey

Grade 6Table 9 Footnote 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 0.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.2-0.6]
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
Grade 7Table 9 Footnote 3 4.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.7-6.0]
1.9
[1.4-2.4]
3.1
[2.2-4.1]
1.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.9-2.5]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed 1.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.7-1.8]
Grade 8Table 9 Footnote 4 6.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[5.0-7.9]
4.9
[3.6-6.2]
5.7
[4.5-6.8]
2.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.4-3.1]
2.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.3-2.7]
2.1
[1.5-2.8]
Grade 9Table 9 Footnote 5 13.1
[10.9-15.2]
10.1
[7.9-12.3]
11.6
[9.7-13.5]
6.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.9-8.5]
2.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[1.8-3.1]
4.4
[3.3-5.4]
Grade 10Table 9 Footnote 6 21.1
[17.9-24.3]
15.1
[13.2-17.0]
18.2
[16.3-20.2]
7.3
[6.1-8.5]
3.8
[3.1-4.5]
5.6
[4.9-6.4]
Grade 11Table 9 Footnote 7 28.7
[24.4-32.9]
23.2
[20.3-26.1]
26.0
[22.8-29.3]
9.7
[7.7-11.7]
5.1
[3.8-6.3]
7.4
[6.1-8.8]
Grade 12 35.1
[27.8-42.4]
25.1
[20.7-29.6]
30.3
[24.8-35.9]
14.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[9.8-19.2]
5.2
[4.1-6.3]
10.0
[7.4-12.6]
Total (grades 6-9) 6.4
[5.4-7.3]
4.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[3.6-5.3]
5.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[4.7-6.2]
2.7
[2.0-3.4]
1.4
[1.1-1.7]
2.1
[1.6-2.5]
Total (grades 10-12) 28.1
[23.8-32.4]
21.1
[18.7-23.5]
24.7
[21.5-28.0]
10.4
[8.2-12.6]
4.6
[4.0-5.3]
7.6
[6.3-9.0]
 
Table 10. Ever tried cigarillos/little cigars, by cigarette smoking status and grouped grades, Canada Table 10 Footnote 1, 2012-2013
Ever tried cigarillos
(%)
Never tried cigarillos
(%)
  • [95% confidence intervals in brackets]
  • Estimates may not sum to 100 percent due to rounding.

Table 10 Footnotes

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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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Note that this number should not be rounded up.

 

Table 10 Footnote 1

Participation to the 2012-2013 YSS was declined by the province of Manitoba. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2010-2011 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without Manitoba.

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Table 10 Footnote 2

Grade 6 and secondary I-III in Quebec.

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Table 10 Footnote 3

Secondary IV-V in Quebec.

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Source: 2012-2013 Youth Smoking Survey

Grade 6-9Table 10 Footnote 2
Ever tried smoking cigarettes
37.2
[34.4-39.9]
62.8
[60.1-65.6]
Never tried smoking cigarettes
0.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.3-0.7]
99.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[99.3-99.7]
Grade 10-12Table 10 Footnote 3
Ever tried smoking cigarettes
56.4
[52.3-60.5]
43.6
[39.5-47.7]
Never tried smoking cigarettes
6.2
[5.0-7.3]
93.8
[92.7-95.0]
 
Table 11. Flavoured tobacco products use in the last 30 days, by smoking status and grouped grades, Canada Table 11 Footnote 1, 2012-2013
Current daily or 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.

Table 11 Footnotes

Icon Asterisk

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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Note that this number should not be rounded up.

 

Table 11 Footnote 1

Participation to the 2012-2013 YSS was declined by the province of Manitoba. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2010-2011 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without Manitoba.

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Table 11 Footnote 2

Grade 6 and secondary I-III in Quebec.

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Table 11 Footnote 3

Secondary IV-V in Quebec.

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Source: 2012-2013 Youth Smoking Survey

Menthol cigarettes 36.9
[33.2-40.7]
- 18.1
[15.2-20.9]
2.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.4-3.3]
-
41.7
[32.4-51.0]
- 20.9
[16.6-25.3]
3.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.5-6.0]
-
Grades 10-12 Table 11 Footnote 3
35.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[31.7-39.2]
- 16.7
[13.3-20.0]
1.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.8-2.1]
-
Little cigars 32.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[28.3-36.6]
7.6
[5.5-9.7]
27.3
[24.2-30.3]
6.3
[5.1-7.6]
0.7
[0.6-0.9]
Grades 6-9Table 11 Footnote 2 30.7
[24.0-37.4]
5.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.9-7.6]
21.3
[16.9-25.7]
4.5Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[2.4-6.6]
0.1Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.1-0.2]
Grades 10-12 Table 11 Footnote 3
33.0
[28.0-38.0]
8.5
[6.0-11.0]
30.2
[25.5-34.9]
7.4
[5.8-8.9]
1.8
[1.4-2.2]
Cigars 29.4
[26.6-32.3]
5.8
[4.6-7.1]
18.3
[15.0-21.6]
3.3
[2.6-4.1]
0.5
[0.4-0.7]
37.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[32.7-42.3]
5.9
[4.0-7.9]
18.2
[13.6-22.8]
2.8Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.8-3.7]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed
Grades 10-12 Table 11 Footnote 3
26.9
[23.6-30.2]
5.8
[4.3-7.4]
18.3
[14.2-22.5]
3.7
[2.6-4.8]
1.0
[0.7-1.4]
Water-pipes 19.3
[16.9-21.7]
4.9
[3.8-5.9]
8.9
[6.7-11.0]
4.2
[2.9-5.4]
0.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.4-0.8]
20.9
[15.4-26.4]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed 6.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.8-9.0]
3.4Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[1.3-5.4]
0.2Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.1-0.3]
Grades 10-12 Table 11 Footnote 3
18.8
[15.7-21.9]
5.7
[4.4-7.0]
10.1
[7.6-12.5]
4.7Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[3.0-6.4]
1.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.8-1.8]
 
Table 12. Flavoured tobacco used in the last 30 days, by grouped grades, Canada Table 12 Footnote 1, 2012-2013
  Any flavoured tobacco productTable 12 Footnote 4br /> (%) Among youth reporting using any tobacco products in the last 30 days
Flavoured cigarillos
(%)
Flavoured cigars
(%)
Flavoured tobacco in a water-pipe
(%)
Menthol cigarettes
(%)
  • [95% confidence intervals in brackets]
  • Estimates may not sum to 100 percent due to rounding.

Table 12 Footnotes

Table 12 Footnote 1

Participation to the 2012-2013 YSS was declined by the province of Manitoba. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2010-2011 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without Manitoba.

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Table 12 Footnote 2

Grade 6 and secondary I-III in Quebec.

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Table 12 Footnote 3

Secondary IV-V in Quebec.

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Table 12 Footnote 4

Any flavoured tobacco products includes menthol cigarette, flavoured little cigar or cigarillo, flavoured cigar, and flavoured tobacco in a water-pipe.

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Source: 2012-2013 Youth Smoking Survey

Grades 6-9Table 12 Footnote 2 4.0
[3.2-4.7]
24.9
[22.2-27.6]
25.7
[22.9-28.4]
14.2
[11.3-17.0]
27.3
[20.3-34.3]
Grades 10-12Table 12 Footnote 3 13.3
[12.0-14.7]
32.2
[28.5-35.9]
21.3
[18.9-23.8]
17.8
[14.9-20.8]
19.2
[16.6-21.8]
All grades (6-12) 8.1
[7.3-8.8]
30.3
[27.3-33.3]
22.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[20.4-24.5]
16.9
[14.5-19.2]
21.4
[18.6-24.1]
 
Table 13. Last twelve month use and mean age at first use of alcohol and other drugs, by grouped grades, grades 7-12, Canada Table 13 Footnote 1, 2012-2013
  Grades 7-9Table 13 Footnote 2 Grades 10-12Table 13 Footnote 3 Total
(%) Mean age (%) Mean age (%) Mean age
  • [95% confidence intervals in brackets]

N/A Cannot be established due to multiple drugs included in category.

Table 13 Footnotes

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Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

 

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Table 13 Footnote 1

Participation to the 2012-2013 YSS was declined by the province of Manitoba. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2010-2011 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without Manitoba.

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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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Table 13 Footnote 5

Any 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, H, junk, crank); Cocaine (coke, crack, blow, snow).

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Table 13 Footnote 6

Any 6 illicit drugs include at least one of the following: Marijuana; 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, H, junk, crank); Cocaine (coke, crack, blow, snow).

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Table 13 Footnote 7

Psychoactive pharmaceutical drugs used to get high include at least one of the following: Tranquillizers or Sedatives (tranqs, downers); Stimulants (uppers, bennies) or ADHD treatment; Pain Relievers (such as Percocet®, Percodan®, Demerol®, or any pain reliever with codeine).

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Source: 2012-2013 Youth Smoking Survey

Alcohol
Alcohol
21.7
[19.6-23.8]
12.0
[11.9-12.1]
59.8
[55.8-63.7]
13.6
[13.5-13.7]
40.9
[38.1-43.7]
13.1
[13.1-13.2]
Binge drinking Table 13 Footnote 4
12.1
[10.7-13.5]
13.0
[12.9-13.1]
46.2
[42.3-50.1]
14.7
[14.6-14.8]
29.2
[26.8-31.7]
14.3
[14.3-14.4]
Energy drinks/alcohol
19.6
[18.2-21.0]
N/A 28.9
[27.1-30.8]
N/A 24.3
[22.9-25.7]
N/A
Illicit and other drugs
Marijuana
8.8
[7.5-10.0]
12.6
[12.4-12.7]
29.7
[26.8-32.7]
14.3
[14.2-14.4]
19.3
[17.5-21.1]
14.0
[13.9-14.0]
Amphetamines
1.2
[0.8-1.5]
13.0
[12.8-13.2]
2.6
[2.2-2.9]
14.1
[13.8-14.3]
1.9
[1.6-2.1]
13.7
[13.5-13.9]
MDMA (Ecstasy)
0.9
[0.7-1.1]
13.0
[12.8-13.2]
4.3
[3.4-5.2]
14.7
[14.5-14.9]
2.6
[2.1-3.1]
14.4
[14.1-14.6]
Hallucinogens
1.0
[0.8-1.3]
13.1
[12.9-13.2]
4.4
[3.2-5.6]
14.8
[14.6-15.0]
2.7
[2.1-3.4]
14.5
[14.2-14.7]
Heroin
0.4
[0.3-0.5]
12.3
[12.1-12.6]
0.9
[0.8-1.0]
12.7
[12.5-13.0]
0.6
[0.5-0.7]
12.6
[12.4-12.8]
Cocaine
0.8
[0.6-1.1]
12.7
[12.3-13.1]
2.9
[2.3-3.4]
14.6
[14.4-14.8]
1.8
[1.5-2.2]
14.1
[13.9-14.4]
Synthetic Marijuana
1.0
[0.8-1.2]
12.7
[12.5-12.9]
1.9
[1.5-2.2]
14.1
[13.8-14.4]
1.4
[1.2-1.7]
13.6
[13.3-13.8]
BZP/TFMPP
0.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.2-0.4]
12.3
[11.9-12.7]
0.7
[0.5-0.9]
12.7
[12.3-13.1]
0.5
[0.4-0.6]
12.6
[12.3-12.8]
Bath Salt
0.4
[0.3-0.5]
12.0
[11.8-12.3]
0.9
[0.7-1.1]
12.8
[12.5-13.2]
0.6
[0.5-0.8]
12.6
[12.3-12.8]
Glue / Gas
0.8
[0.7-1.0]
12.0
[11.8-12.3]
1.0
[0.8-1.2]
12.8
[12.6-13.0]
0.9
[0.8-1.0]
12.5
[12.3-12.7]
Salvia
0.7
[0.5-0.9]
13.0
[12.7-13.4]
3.2
[2.4-4.0]
14.8
[14.6-15.0]
2.0
[1.5-2.4]
14.5
[14.3-14.7]
Any 5 illicit drugs Table 13 Footnote 5
2.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[2.0-2.9]
N/A 8.7
[7.0-10.3]
N/A 5.6
[4.7-6.5]
N/A
Any 6 illicit drugs Table 13 Footnote 6
9.5
[8.1-10.9]
N/A 31.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[28.5-34.4]
N/A 20.6
[18.8-22.5]
N/A
Medication to get high
Tranquillizers
0.4
[0.3-0.6]
12.2
[11.8-12.6]
1.8
[1.3-2.3]
14.1
[13.6-14.5]
1.1
[0.9-1.4]
13.7
[13.2-14.1]
Stimulants
1.2
[0.9-1.6]
12.6
[12.4-12.9]
2.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[1.9-3.1]
14.2
[13.9-14.5]
1.8
[1.5-2.2]
13.7
[13.5-14.0]
Pain Relievers
1.5
[1.2-1.8]
12.3
[12.2-12.5]
4.0
[3.3-4.8]
14.2
[14.0-14.4]
2.8
[2.3-3.2]
13.7
[13.5-13.9]
Pharmaceuticals Table 13 Footnote 7
2.4
[2.0-2.9]
N/A 5.6
[4.6-6.5]
N/A 4.0
[3.5-4.5]
N/A
Sleeping Medicine
1.2
[1.0-1.4]
12.4
[12.3-12.5]
2.9
[2.2-3.5]
14.1
[13.9-14.4]
2.0
[1.7-2.4]
13.5
[13.3-13.7]
Dextromethorphan
2.2
[1.9-2.5]
11.8
[11.7-11.9]
4.1
[3.6-4.7]
13.1
[13.0-13.3]
3.2
[2.9-3.4]
12.6
[12.5-12.8]
 
Table 14. Last twelve month use and mean age at first use of alcohol and other drugs, by sex, grades 7-12 Table 14 Footnote 1, Canada Table 14 Footnote 2, 2012-2013
  Male Female Total
(%) Mean age (%) Mean age (%) Mean age
  • [95% confidence intervals in brackets]

N/A Cannot be established due to multiple drugs included in category.

Table 14 Footnotes

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Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

 

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Table 14 Footnote 1

Secondary I-V in Quebec.

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Table 14 Footnote 2

Participation to the 2012-2013 YSS was declined by the province of Manitoba. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2010-2011 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without Manitoba.

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Table 14 Footnote 3

Five or more drinks on one occasion.

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Table 14 Footnote 4

Any 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, H, junk, crank); Cocaine (coke, crack, blow, snow).

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Table 14 Footnote 5

Any 6 illicit drugs include at least one of the following: Marijuana; 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, H, junk, crank); Cocaine (coke, crack, blow, snow).

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Table 14 Footnote 6

Psychoactive pharmaceutical drugs used to get high include at least one of the following: Tranquillizers or Sedatives (tranqs, downers); Stimulants (uppers, bennies) or ADHD treatment; Pain Relievers (such as Percocet®, Percodan®, Demerol®, or any pain reliever with codeine).

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Source: 2012-2013 Youth Smoking Survey

Alcohol
Alcohol
41.4
[38.7-44.1]
12.9
[12.8-13.0]
40.4
[37.5-43.4]
13.4
[13.3-13.5]
40.9
[38.1-43.7]
13.1
[13.1-13.2]
Binge drinking Table 14 Footnote 3
30.2
[27.8-32.7]
14.2
[14.1-14.3]
28.2
[25.6-30.7]
14.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[14.4-14.6]
29.2
[26.8-31.7]
14.3
[14.3-14.4]
Energy drinks/alcohol
25.3
[23.9-26.7]
N/A 23.3
[21.7-24.9]
N/A 24.3
[22.9-25.7]
N/A
Illicit and other drugs
Marijuana
21.2
[19.1-23.2]
13.7
[13.6-13.8]
17.4
[15.7-19.1]
14.2
[14.1-14.3]
19.3
[17.5-21.1]
14.0
[13.9-14.0]
Amphetamines
2.4
[2.0-2.7]
13.6
[13.3-13.9]
1.3
[1.0-1.7]
13.8
[13.6-14.1]
1.9
[1.6-2.1]
13.7
[13.5-13.9]
MDMA (Ecstasy)
2.9
[2.3-3.5]
14.2
[13.9-14.4]
2.3
[1.9-2.8]
14.6
[14.3-14.9]
2.6
[2.1-3.1]
14.4
[14.1-14.6]
Hallucinogens
3.5
[2.6-4.5]
14.4
[14.2-14.7]
1.9
[1.5-2.3]
14.5
[14.2-14.8]
2.7
[2.1-3.4]
14.5
[14.2-14.7]
Heroin
0.9
[0.8-1.1]
12.6
[12.4-12.8]
0.3
[0.2-0.4]
12.7
[12.3-13.0]
0.6
[0.5-0.7]
12.6
[12.4-12.8]
Cocaine
2.4
[2.0-2.8]
14.1
[13.8-14.3]
1.3
[1.0-1.6]
14.2
[13.9-14.6]
1.8
[1.5-2.2]
14.1
[13.9-14.4]
Synthetic Marijuana
1.8
[1.4-2.1]
13.4
[13.1-13.7]
1.1
[1.0-1.3]
13.8
[13.5-14.1]
1.4
[1.2-1.7]
13.6
[13.3-13.8]
BZP/TFMPP
0.7
[0.5-0.9]
12.6
[12.3-13.0]
0.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.1-0.4]
12.4
[12.0-12.9]
0.5
[0.4-0.6]
12.6
[12.3-12.8]
Bath Salt
1.0
[0.8-1.1]
12.7
[12.4-12.9]
0.3Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.2-0.5]
12.3
[11.9-12.7]
0.6
[0.5-0.8]
12.6
[12.3-12.8]
Glue / Gas
1.1
[0.9-1.4]
12.4
[12.2-12.7]
0.7
[0.5-0.9]
12.6
[12.4-12.8]
0.9
[0.8-1.0]
12.5
[12.3-12.7]
Salvia
2.7
[2.2-3.3]
14.4
[14.2-14.6]
1.2
[0.9-1.5]
14.7
[14.4-15.0]
2.0
[1.5-2.4]
14.5
[14.3-14.7]
Any 5 illicit drugs Table 14 Footnote 4
6.9
[5.7-8.1]
N/A 4.3
[3.5-5.0]
N/A 5.6
[4.7-6.5]
N/A
Any 6 illicit drugs Table 14 Footnote 5
22.8
[20.7-24.9]
N/A 18.4
[16.6-20.2]
N/A 20.6
[18.8-22.5]
N/A
Medication to get high
Tranquillizers
1.3
[1.0-1.6]
13.4
[13.0-13.8]
1.0Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[0.6-1.3]
14.1
[13.4-14.7]
1.1
[0.9-1.4]
13.7
[13.2-14.1]
Stimulants
1.9
[1.5-2.4]
13.5
[13.2-13.9]
1.7
[1.4-2.1]
13.9
[13.7-14.2]
1.8
[1.5-2.2]
13.7
[13.5-14.0]
Pain Relievers
2.5
[2.1-3.0]
13.5
[13.3-13.8]
3.0
[2.5-3.6]
13.8
[13.6-14.0]
2.8
[2.3-3.2]
13.7
[13.5-13.9]
Pharmaceuticals Table 14 Footnote 6
3.7
[3.1-4.3]
N/A 4.3
[3.7-4.8]
N/A 4.0
[3.5-4.5]
N/A
Sleeping Medicine
1.8
[1.4-2.2]
13.2
[12.9-13.5]
2.3
[1.9-2.7]
13.9
[13.7-14.1]
2.0
[1.7-2.4]
13.5
[13.3-13.7]
Dextromethorphan
3.0
[2.7-3.4]
12.7
[12.5-12.9]
3.3
[2.9-3.7]
12.5
[12.4-12.7]
3.2
[2.9-3.4]
12.6
[12.5-12.8]
 
Table 15. Last twelve month use of alcohol and marijuana, by province, grades 7-12, Canada Table 15 Footnote 1, 2012-2013
Pop'n estimate
('000)
Alcohol
(%)
Binge drinkingTable 15 Footnote 2
(%)
Marijuana
(%)
PharmaceuticalsTable 15 Footnote 4
(%)
  • [95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 15 Footnotes

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Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

 

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Table 15 Footnote 1

Participation to the 2012-2013 YSS was declined by the province of Manitoba. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2010-2011 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without Manitoba.

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Table 15 Footnote 2

Five or more drinks on one occasion.

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Table 15 Footnote 3

Secondary I-V in Quebec.

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Table 15 Footnote 4

Psychoactive pharmaceutical drugs used to get high include at least one of the following: Tranquillizers or Sedatives (tranqs, downers); Stimulants (uppers, bennies) or ADHD treatment; Pain Relievers (such as Percocet®, Percodan®, Demerol®, or any pain reliever with codeine).

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Source: 2012-2013 Youth Smoking Survey

CanadaTable 15 Footnote 1 2,112 40.9
[38.1-43.7]
29.2
[26.8-31.7]
19.3
[17.5-21.1]
4.0
[3.5-4.5]
NL 29 43.5
[39.7-47.4]
33.7
[29.7-37.6]
20.6
[19.3-21.9]
4.6
[3.7-5.6]
PE 11 38.8
[37.1-40.6]
31.2
[29.4-33.0]
20.7
[17.9-23.6]
5.6
[4.2-6.9]
NS 57 40.4
[38.1-42.6]
30.3
[27.3-33.4]
24.0
[20.9-27.0]
6.3
[5.2-7.4]
NB 53 45.1
[43.3-46.8]
35.6
[33.8-37.3]
27.1
[25.7-28.5]
6.7
[5.9-7.6]
QCTable 15 Footnote 3 408 55.2
[50.1-60.4]
38.8
[34.9-42.6]
21.7
[18.5-24.9]
3.2
[2.4-4.0]
ON 966 38.3
[33.9-42.7]
26.6
[22.5-30.8]
18.5
[15.4-21.7]
3.9
[2.9-5.0]
MB - - - - -
SK 69 45.7
[39.2-52.2]
34.9
[28.3-41.6]
22.3
[17.7-27.0]
4.2
[3.7-4.8]
AB 241 38.9
[36.3-41.5]
29.1
[26.7-31.4]
16.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[14.1-18.8]
3.9
[3.0-4.7]
BC 276 28.6Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[17.6-39.6]
20.9Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.
[12.2-29.7]
17.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[12.1-22.9]
4.3
[3.2-5.4]
 
Table 16. Last twelve month use of alcohol and marijuana, by grade, Canada Table 16 Footnote 1, 2012-2013
Pop'n estimate
('000)
Alcohol
(%)
Binge drinkingTable 16 Footnote 2
(%)
Marijuana
(%)
PharmaceuticalsTable 16 Footnote 8
(%)
  • [95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 16 Footnotes

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Table 16 Footnote 1

Participation to the 2012-2013 YSS was declined by the province of Manitoba. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2010-2011 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without Manitoba.

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Table 16 Footnote 2

Five or more drinks on one occasion.

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Table 16 Footnote 3

Secondary I in Quebec.

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Table 16 Footnote 4

Secondary II in Quebec.

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Table 16 Footnote 5

Secondary III in Quebec.

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Table 16 Footnote 6

Secondary IV in Quebec.

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Table 16 Footnote 7

Secondary V in Quebec.

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Table 16 Footnote 8

Psychoactive pharmaceutical drugs used to get high include: Tranquillizers or Sedatives (tranqs, downers); Stimulants (uppers, bennies) or ADHD treatment; Pain Relievers (such as Percocet®, Percodan®, Demerol®, OxyContinv or any pain reliever with codeine).

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Source: 2012-2013 Youth Smoking Survey

Grade 7Table 16 Footnote 3 333 8.4
[7.2-9.6]
3.6
[3.0-4.1]
3.2
[2.5-3.9]
1.5
[1.1-2.0]
Grade 8Table 16 Footnote 4 351 18.7
[16.8-20.7]
8.7
[7.4-10.0]
7.1
[5.6-8.6]
2.3
[1.8-2.7]
Grade 9Table 16 Footnote 5 362 36.9
[32.7-41.1]
23.2
[20.0-26.5]
15.4
[12.9-18.0]
3.4
[2.3-4.5]
Grade 10Table 16 Footnote 6 366 49.6
[45.8-53.4]
36.3
[32.7-39.8]
23.0
[21.1-25.0]
3.7
[3.1-4.4]
Grade 11Table 16 Footnote 7 365 63.0
[59.0-67.0]
48.1
[44.3-51.9]
31.2
[27.5-34.9]
5.6
[4.7-6.6]
Grade 12 335 67.3
[62.3-72.3]
54.8
[49.6-60.1]
35.6
[31.1-40.0]
7.5Note that this number should not be rounded up.
[5.4-9.6]
Total (grades 7-12) 2,112 40.9
[38.1-43.7]
29.2
[26.8-31.7]
19.3
[17.5-21.1]
4.0
[3.5-4.5]
 
Table 17. Sample size, by province and grade, Canada Table 17 Footnote 1 2012-2013
Grade 6Table 17 Footnote 2 Grade 7Table 17 Footnote 3 Grade 8Table 17 Footnote 4 Grade 9Table 17 Footnote 5 Grade 10Table 17 Footnote 6 Grade 11Table 17 Footnote 7 Grade 12 Total

Table 17 Footnotes

Table 17 Footnote 1

Participation to the 2012-2013 YSS was declined by the province of Manitoba. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2010-2011 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without Manitoba.

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Table 17 Footnote 2

Grade 6 in Quebec.

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Table 17 Footnote 3

Secondary I in Quebec.

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Table 17 Footnote 4

Secondary II in Quebec.

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Table 17 Footnote 5

Secondary III in Quebec.

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Table 17 Footnote 6

Secondary IV in Quebec.

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Table 17 Footnote 7

Secondary V in Quebec.

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Source: 2012-2013 Youth Smoking Survey

CanadaTable 17 Footnote 1 6,146 6,816 6,837 7,066 7,680 7,114 5,544 47,203
NL 649 495 419 537 702 774 689 4,265
PE 273 308 302 366 450 436 390 2,525
NS 581 471 447 507 945 821 828 4,600
NB 490 576 564 544 514 557 471 3,716
QC 1,087 1,231 1,139 787 967 947 - 6,158
ON 1,030 1,304 1,276 1,136 1,263 1,021 1,018 8,048
MB - - - - - - - -
SK 505 684 735 1,197 956 796 765 5,638
AB 810 773 744 1,101 909 746 660 5,743
BC 721 974 1,211 891 974 1,016 723 6,510
 

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