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Supplementary Tables, Youth Smoking Survey 2010-11

  • Table 1. Smoking status, by grade, Canada, 2010-11
  • Table 2. Smoking status, by sex and grouped grades, Canada, 2010-11
  • Table 3. Ever tried a tobacco product, by sex and grouped grades, Canada, 2010-11
  • Table 4a. Smoking status, by province, grades 6-9, Canada, 2010-11
  • Table 4b. Smoking status, by province, grades 10-12, Canada, 2010-11
  • Table 5a. Ever tried smoking a cigarette, by province and sex, grades 6-9, Canada, 2010-11
  • Table 5b. Ever tried smoking a cigarette, by province and sex, grades 10-12, Canada, 2010-11
  • Table 6. Ever tried smoking a cigarette, by province and grouped grades, Canada, 2010-11
  • Table 7. Average number of cigarettes smoked per day (daily smokers), by grade, Canada, 2010-11
  • Table 8. Sources of cigarettes, by sex, grouped grades and smoking status, Canada, 2010-11
  • Table 9. Ever tried and 30 day use of cigarillos/little cigars, by grade and sex, Canada, 2010-11
  • Table 10. Ever tried cigarillos/little cigars, by cigarette smoking status and grouped grades, Canada, 2010-11
  • Table 11. Flavoured tobacco products use in the last 30 days, by smoking status and grouped grades, Canada, 2010-11
  • Table 12. Smoking status, by weekly spending money, grades 6-12, Canada, 2010-11
  • Table 13. Last twelve month use and mean age at first use of alcohol and other drugs, by grouped grades, grades 7-12, Canada, 2010-11
  • Table 14. Last twelve month use and mean age at first use of alcohol and other drugs, by sex, grades 7-12, Canada, 2010-11
  • Table 15. Last twelve month use of alcohol and cannabis, by province, grades 7-12, Canada, 2010-11
  • Table 16. Last twelve month use of alcohol and cannabis, by grade, Canada, 2010-11
  • Table 17. Last twelve month use of alcohol, by smoking status and grouped grades, Canada, 2010-11
  • Table 18. Last twelve month binge drinking, by smoking status and grouped grades, Canada, 2010-11
  • Table 19. Last twelve month use of cannabis, by smoking status and grouped grades, Canada, 2010-11
  • Table 20. Sample size, by province and grade, Canada, 2010-11
Table 1. Smoking status, by grade, CanadaTable 1 footnote 1, 2010-11
 
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

Participation to the 2010-11 YSS was declined by the province of New Brunswick. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2008-09 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without New Brunswick.

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Table 1 footnote 2

Primaire 6 in Quebec.

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Table 1 footnote 3

Secondaire I in Quebec.

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Table 1 footnote 4

Secondaire II in Quebec.

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Table 1 footnote 5

Secondaire III in Quebec.

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Table 1 footnote 6

Secondaire IV in Quebec.

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Table 1 footnote 7

Secondaire V in Quebec.

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Table 1 footnote 8

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 1 footnote 9

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

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Table 1 footnote 10

Note that this number should not be rounded up.

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Estimates may not sum to 100 percent due to rounding.

Source: 2010-11 Youth Smoking Survey

Grade 6Table 1 footnote 2 375 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. 0.9Table 1 footnote *
[0.6-1.3]
0.6Table 1 footnote *
[0.3-0.8]
4.4
[3.4-5.3]
94.0
[92.9-95.1]
Grade 7Table 1 footnote 3 395 High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 0.5 Table 1 footnote Table 1 footnote *
[0.2-0.7]
1.9Table 1 footnote *
[1.2-2.6]
1.4Table 1 footnote *
[0.9-1.9]
5.0
[4.0-6.0]
91.0
[89.4-92.7]
Grade 8Table 1 footnote 4 402 High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 1.2
[0.8-1.5]
4.2
[3.3-5.0]
3.3
[2.4-4.3]
9.0
[7.6-10.4]
80.8
[78.1-83.4]
Grade 9Table 1 footnote 5 409 1.8
[1.2-2.4]
3.0
[2.2-3.8]
5.8
[4.6-6.9]
5.0
[3.9-6.0]
11.1
[10.0-12.2]
73.3
[70.8-75.8]
Grade 10Table 1 footnote 6 423 3.6
[2.7-4.5]
3.8
[3.0-4.5]
8.4
[7.0-9.9]
4.9
[4.0-5.8]
13.0
[10.9-15.1]
66.3
[62.6-70.1]
Grade 11Table 1 footnote 7 420 4.2
[3.2-5.2]
5.7
[4.6-6.7]
10.3
[8.7-11.9]
5.7
[4.4-6.9]
13.2
[11.7-14.6]
61.0
[56.8-65.2]
Grade 12 389 7.1
[5.0-9.2]
6.0
[4.8-7.2]
12.1
[10.9-13.3]
7.4
[6.2-8.6]
15.1
[13.4-16.8]
52.3
[49.2-55.4]
All grades (6 - 12) 2,813 2.7
[2.1-3.2]
2.9
[2.6-3.3]
6.3
[5.8-6.8]
4.1
[3.7-4.5]
10.2
[9.5-10.9]
73.8
[72.2-75.5]
Table 2. Smoking status, by sex and grouped grades, CanadaTable 2 footnote 1, 2010-11
 
Pop'n
estimate
('000)
Current smokerTable 2 footnote 2 (%)
Current
daily smoker (%)
Current
occasional smoker
(%)
Former smoker
or former experimental smoker
(%)
Experi-mental smoker
(%)
Puffer
(%)
Never tried
smoking
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 2 footnotes

Table 2 footnote 1

Participation to the 2010-11 YSS was declined by the province of New Brunswick. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2008-09 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without New Brunswick.

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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

Primaire 6 and secondaires I-III in Quebec.

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Table 2 footnote 4

Secondaires I-III in Quebec.

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Table 2 footnote 5

Secondaires IV-V in Quebec.

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Table 2 footnote 6

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 2 footnote 7

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

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Table 2 footnote 8

Note that this number should not be rounded up.

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Estimates may not sum to 100 percent due to rounding.

Source: 2010-11 Youth Smoking Survey

Grades 6-9Table 2 footnote 3 1,581 2.2
[1.7-2.6]
0.9Table 2 footnote *
[0.6-1.3]
1.2
[1.0-1.5]
3.3
[2.8-3.7]
2.6
[2.2-3.1]
7.4
[6.8-8.0]
84.5
[83.2-85.9]
Male
805 2.2
[1.7-2.7]
1.0Table 2 footnote *
[0.6-1.3]
1.3
[0.9-1.6]
3.5
[3.0-4.1]
2.5
[2.0-3.0]
8.3
[7.4-9.3]
83.4
[81.9-84.9]
Female
776 2.1
[1.5-2.7]
0.9Table 2 footnote *
[0.5-1.3]
1.2
[0.8-1.5]
3.0
[2.3-3.6]
2.7
[2.2-3.3]
6.5Table ## footnote
[5.9-7.1]
85.7
[84.1-87.4]
Grades 7-9Table 2 footnote 4 1,206 2.8
[2.1-3.4]
1.2Table 2 footnote *
[0.8-1.6]
1.6
[1.2-1.9]
4.0
[3.4-4.6]
3.3
[2.7-3.8]
8.4
[7.7-9.1]
81.6
[79.9-83.4]
Male
616 2.8
[2.2-3.5]
1.2Table 2 footnote *
[0.7-1.7]
1.6
[1.2-2.1]
4.2
[3.5-4.9]
3.1
[2.5-3.7]
9.2
[8.0-10.3]
80.7
[78.8-82.7]
Female
590 2.7
[1.9-3.5]
1.2Table 2 footnote *
[0.7-1.7]
1.5
[1.0-2.0]
3.8
[2.9-4.7]
3.4
[2.7-4.2]
7.6
[6.8-8.4]
82.5
[80.4-84.7]
Grades 10-12Table 2 footnote 5 1,232 10.0
[8.5-11.6]
4.9
[3.8-6.0]
5.1
[4.5-5.7]
10.2
[9.2-11.2]
6.0
[5.4-6.6]
13.7
[12.5-15.0]
60.1
[57.0-63.2]
Male
639 11.3
[9.6-13.1]
5.7
[4.4-6.9]
5.6
[4.9-6.4]
11.0
[10.1-11.9]
6.6
[5.8-7.5]
13.5
[12.1-15.0]
57.5
[54.5-60.5]
Female
593 8.7
[7.1-10.2]
4.1
[3.0-5.2]
4.6
[3.8-5.3]
9.4
[8.0-10.7]
5.2
[4.4-6.0]
13.9
[12.4-15.5]
62.8
[59.1-66.5]
Table 3. Ever tried a tobacco product, by sex and grouped grades, CanadaTable 3 footnote 1, 2010-11
 
Pop'n
estimate
('000)
CigarettesTable 3 footnote 2
(%)
Cigarillos/ little cigars
(%)
Cigars
or pipes
(%)
Roll your own cigarettes
(%)
Smokeless tobacco
(%)
Any tobacco
product
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 2 footnotes

Table 2 footnote 1

Participation to the 2010-11 YSS was declined by the province of New Brunswick. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2008-09 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without New Brunswick.

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Table 2 footnote 2

Ever tried, even just a few puffs.

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Table 2 footnote 3

Primaire 6 and secondaires I-III in Quebec.

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Table 2 footnote 4

Secondaires I-III in Quebec.

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Table 2 footnote 5

Secondaires IV-V in Quebec.

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Table 2 footnote 6

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 3 footnote 7

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

Return to Table 3 footnote High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.

Table 3 footnote 8

Note that this number should not be rounded up.

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Source: 2010-11 Youth Smoking Survey

Grades 6-9Table 3 footnote 3 1,581 15.5 Table 3 footnote
[14.1-16.8]
6.0
[5.3-6.6]
5.5
[4.9-6.2]
2.9
[2.4-3.4]
1.3
[1.0-1.7]
17.0
[15.7-18.3]
Male
805 16.6
[15.1-18.1]
6.7
[5.9-7.5]
6.7
[5.9-7.5]
3.1
[2.5-3.7]
1.8
[1.3-2.3]
18.6
[17.1-20.2]
Female
776 14.3
[12.6-15.9]
5.2
[4.3-6.0]
4.3
[3.6-5.0]
2.7
[2.2-3.2]
0.9Tableau 3 note de bas de page *
[0.5-1.3]
15.3
[13.7-17.0]
Grades 7-9Table 3 footnote 4 1,206 18.4
[16.6-20.1]
7.6
[6.7-8.4]
6.8
[6.0-7.6]
3.6
[3.0-4.3]
1.7
[1.3-2.1]
20.3
[18.6-22.0]
Male
616 19.3
[17.3-21.2]
8.5 Table 3 footnote
[7.4-9.5]
8.1
[7.1-9.1]
3.9
[3.1-4.6]
2.3
[1.7-2.9]
21.8
[19.9-23.7]
Female
590 17.5 Table 3 footnote
[15.3-19.6]
6.6
[5.5-7.6]
5.5 Table 3 footnote
[4.6-6.4]
3.4
[2.8-4.1]
1.1Table 1 footnote *
[0.6-1.6]
18.7
[16.6-20.8]
Grades 10-12Table 3 footnote 5 1,232 39.9
[36.8-43.0]
25.7
[23.0-28.4]
20.1
[18.2-22.0]
9.4
[8.1-10.6]
6.8
[5.8-7.8]
45.7
[42.6-48.9]
Male
639 42.5 Table 3 footnote
[39.5-45.5]
28.6
[25.7-31.6]
25.7
[23.1-28.3]
10.8
[9.2-12.4]
11.0
[9.1-12.8]
49.5
[46.5-52.5]
Female
593 37.2
[33.5-40.9]
22.5 Table 3 footnote
[19.7-25.2]
14.0
[12.4-15.7]
7.8
[6.5-9.1]
2.3
[1.9-2.7]
41.7
[37.9-45.4]
Table 4a. Smoking status, by province, grades 6-9, CanadaTable 4a3 footnote 1, 2010-11
 
Pop'n
estimate
('000)
Current
smokerTable 4a3 footnote 2
(%)
Former smoker or former experimental smoker
(%)
Experimental
smoker
(%)
Puffer
(%)
Never tried
smoking (%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 4 footnotes

Table 4a footnote 1

Participation to the 2010-11 YSS was declined by the province of New Brunswick. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2008-09 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without New Brunswick.

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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

Students in primaire 6 and secondaires I-III

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Table 4a footnote 4

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 4a footnote 5

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

Return to Table 3 footnote High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.

Table 4a footnote 6

Note that this number should not be rounded up.

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Estimates may not sum to 100 percent due to rounding.

Source: 2010-11 Youth Smoking Survey

CanadaTable 4a footnote 1 1,581 2.2
[1.7-2.6]
3.3
[2.8-3.7]
2.6
[2.2-3.1]
7.4
[6.8-8.0]
84.5
[83.2-85.9]
NL 23 4.0
[2.9-5.0]
4.7
[3.2-6.1]
2.6Table 4 footnote *
[1.5-3.7]
8.5Table 4a footnote
[7.4-9.5]
80.3
[76.2-84.4]
PE 7 High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 2.8
[1.9-3.6]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 5.4
[4.5-6.4]
88.6
[87.3-89.9]
NS 43 3.3Table 4 footnote *
[2.0-4.6]
5.3
[4.0-6.7]
3.7Table 4 footnote *
[2.2-5.1]
7.8
[6.7-8.9]
80.0
[76.0-83.9]
NB - - - - - -
QCTable 4a3 footnote 3 378 4.3Table 4 footnote *
[2.5-6.2]
6.0
[4.4-7.6]
3.7
[2.7-4.7]
10.4
[9.2-11.6]
75.6
[71.7-79.5]
ON 644 1.0
[0.7-1.3]
1.3
[0.9-1.7]
1.2Table 4 footnote *
[0.8-1.6]
5.1
[4.1-6.2]
91.3
[89.7-92.9]
MB 60 1.7
[1.3-2.2]
3.5Table 4a footnote
[2.4-4.6]
3.6
[2.4-4.7]
10.3Table 4 footnote *
[6.8-13.7]
81.0
[75.3-86.6]
SK 47 High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 3.7
[2.7-4.7]
4.2Table 4 footnote *
[2.5-5.9]
9.4
[7.8-11.0]
78.5Table ## footnote
[72.2-84.7]
AB 179 High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 3.5Table ## footnote
[2.6-4.4]
3.6Table 4 footnote *
[1.5-5.8]
8.2
[6.4-10.0]
83.8
[79.6-88.0]
BC 199 2.0
[1.6-2.5]
3.2
[2.0-4.5]
3.5Table 4 footnote *
[1.7-5.4]
7.1
[6.0-8.2]
84.1
[80.2-88.1]
Table 4b. Smoking status, by province, grades 10-12, CanadaTable 4b footnote 1, 2010-11
 
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]

Table 4b footnotes

Table 4b footnote 1

Participation to the 2010-11 YSS was declined by the province of New Brunswick. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2008-09 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without New Brunswick.

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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

Students in secondaires IV-V

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Table 4b footnote 4

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 4b footnote 5

Note that this number should not be rounded up.

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Estimates may not sum to 100 percent due to rounding.

Source: 2010-11 Youth Smoking Survey

CanadaTable 4b footnote 1 1,232 10.0
[8.5-11.6]
10.2
[9.2-11.2]
6.0
[5.4-6.6]
13.7
[12.5-15.0]
60.1
[57.0-63.2]
NL 20 18.8
[15.1-22.6]
12.7
[11.0-14.3]
6.1
[5.0-7.2]
15.0
[11.8-18.2]
47.4
[42.3-52.4]
PE 6 11.0
[9.5-12.5]
9.9
[8.5-11.3]
6.4
[5.0-7.7]
13.0
[11.9-14.1]
59.7
[57.2-62.2]
NS 35 14.7
[13.5-15.9]
11.8
[10.5-13.2]
6.9
[5.6-8.2]
14.1
[13.1-15.2]
52.5Table 4 footnote
[49.6-55.4]
NB - - - - - -
QCTable 4b footnote 3 173 8.7Table 4b footnote *
[5.7-11.8]
13.4
[9.8-16.9]
6.1Table 4b footnote *
[3.7-8.5]
15.8
[11.9-19.7]
56.0
[50.1-61.9]
ON 557 8.0Table 4b footnote *
[5.4-10.7]
8.7
[7.0-10.4]
4.7
[3.8-5.6]
12.6
[10.8-14.4]
66.0
[60.5-71.5]
MB 49 8.8Table 4b footnote *
[5.7-11.9]
9.2
[7.2-11.1]
6.0
[5.1-7.0]
15.7
[13.5-17.8]
60.3
[54.6-66.0]
SK 43 21.4Table 4b footnote *
[11.6-31.2]
10.5
[8.7-12.3]
8.1Table 4b footnote *
[4.6-11.6]
16.2
[12.8-19.6]
43.8
[30.1-57.5]
AB 151 12.0Table 4b footnote *
[7.1-17.0]
10.0
[7.2-12.8]
7.8
[6.2-9.3]
13.8
[11.8-15.8]
56.4
[46.3-66.5]
BC 198 11.5
[9.6-13.4]
11.5 Table ## footnote
[10.8-12.2]
7.3
[6.3-8.2]
13.9
[10.0-17.8]
55.9
[50.0-61.7]
Table 5a. Ever tried smoking a cigarette, by province and sex, grades 6-9, CanadaTable 5a footnote 1, 2010-11
 
Male
(%)
Female
(%)
Total
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 5a footnotes

Table 5a footnote 1

Participation to the 2010-11 YSS was declined by the province of New Brunswick. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2008-09 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without New Brunswick.

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Table 5a footnote 2

Students in primaire 6 and secondaires I-III

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Table 5a footnote 3

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 4 footnote 5

Note that this number should not be rounded up.

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Source: 2010-11 Youth Smoking Survey

CanadaTable 5a footnote 1 16.6
[15.1-18.1]
14.3
[12.6-15.9]
15.5 Table 5a footnote
[14.1-16.8]
NL 21.5
[17.3-25.8]
18.2
[13.4-22.9]
19.7
[15.6-23.8]
PE 12.1
[9.8-14.5]
10.6
[8.3-12.9]
11.4
[10.1-12.7]
NS 21.8
[16.6-27.1]
18.2
[14.1-22.3]
20.0
[16.1-24.0]
NB - - -
QCTable 5a footnote 2 24.1
[19.6-28.5]
24.8
[19.8-29.7]
24.4
[20.5-28.3]
ON 10.1
[8.0-12.1]
7.2
[5.5-8.9]
8.7
[7.1-10.3]
MB 18.9
[14.2-23.5]
19.2Table 5a footnote *
[12.0-26.5]
19.0
[13.4-24.7]
SK 26.2
[19.9-32.4]
16.7Table 5a footnote *
[10.1-23.3]
21.5
[15.3-27.8]
AB 19.0
[15.0-22.9]
13.3Table 5a footnote *
[8.3-18.4]
16.2
[12.0-20.4]
BC 17.1
[13.1-21.1]
14.7Table 5a footnote *
[9.4-19.9]
15.9
[11.9-19.8]
Table 5b. Ever tried smoking a cigarette, by province and sex, grades 10-12, CanadaTable 5b footnote 1, 2010-11
 
Male
(%)
Female
(%)
Total
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 5b footnotes

Table 5b footnote 1

Participation to the 2010-11 YSS was declined by the province of New Brunswick. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2008-09 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without New Brunswick.

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Table 5b footnote 2

Students in secondaires IV-V

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Table 5b footnote 3

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 5 footnote 4

Note that this number should not be rounded up.

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Source: 2010-11 Youth Smoking Survey

CanadaTable 5b footnote 1 42.5Table 5b footnote
[39.5-45.5]
37.2
[33.5-40.9]
39.9
[36.8-43.0]
NL 57.4
[53.9-61.0]
47.8
[41.0-54.7]
52.6
[47.6-57.7]
PE 43.7
[39.4-47.9]
36.6
[32.6-40.5]
40.3
[37.8-42.8]
NS 49.6
[45.1-54.1]
45.3
[42.5-48.2]
47.5
[44.6-50.4]
NB - - -
QCTable 5b footnote 2 44.1
[38.6-49.7]
43.9
[36.3-51.5]
44.0
[38.1-49.9]
ON 38.6
[33.0-44.1]
29.0
[22.5-35.5]
34.0
[28.5-39.5]
MB 43.8
[36.9-50.7]
35.4
[30.9-39.8]
39.7
[34.0-45.4]
SK 58.7
[50.1-67.2]
53.6Table 5b footnote *
[33.7-73.6]
56.2
[42.5-69.9]
AB 45.9
[35.9-55.9]
41.3
[30.9-51.7]
43.6
[33.5-53.7]
BC 43.0
[38.2-47.8]
45.4
[38.3-52.5]
44.1
[38.3-50.0]
Table 6. Ever tried smoking a cigarette, by province and grouped grades, CanadaTable 6 footnote 1, 2010-11
 
Grades 6-9
(%)
Grades 7-9
(%)
Grades 10-12
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 6 footnotes

Table 6 footnote 1

Participation to the 2010-11 YSS was declined by the province of New Brunswick. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2008-09 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without New Brunswick.

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Table 6 footnote 2

Students in primaire 6 and secondaires I-III

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Table 6 footnote 3

Students in secondaires I-III

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Table 6 footnote 4

Students in secondaires IV-V

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Table 6 footnote 5

Note that this number should not be rounded up.

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Source: 2010-11 Youth Smoking Survey

CanadaTable 6 footnote 1 15.5Table 6 footnote
[14.1-16.8]
18.4
[16.6-20.1]
39.9
[36.8-43.0]
NL 19.7
[15.6-23.8]
23.8
[18.5-29.0]
52.6
[47.6-57.7]
PE 11.4
[10.1-12.7]
14.2
[12.5-15.9]
40.3
[37.8-42.8]
NS 20.0
[16.1-24.0]
24.8
[19.5-30.1]
47.5
[44.6-50.4]
NB - - -
QC 24.4Table 6 footnote 2
[20.5-28.3]
28.3Table 6 footnote 3
[23.3-33.4]
44.0Table 6 footnote 4
[38.1-49.9]
ON 8.7
[7.1-10.3]
10.1
[8.1-12.0]
34.0
[28.5-39.5]
MB 19.0
[13.4-24.7]
22.3
[16.5-28.2]
39.7
[34.0-45.4]
SK 21.5
[15.3-27.8]
26.0
[18.2-33.8]
56.2
[42.5-69.9]
AB 16.2
[12.0-20.4]
19.1
[13.6-24.6]
43.6
[33.5-53.7]
BC 15.9
[11.9-19.8]
20.1
[14.9-25.2]
44.1
[38.3-50.0]
Table 7. Average number of cigarettes smoked per day (daily smokers), by grade, CanadaTable 7 footnote 1, 2010-11
 
Male
Female
Total

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 7 footnotes

Table 7 footnote 1

Participation to the 2010-11 YSS was declined by the province of New Brunswick. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2008-09 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without New Brunswick.

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Table 7 footnote 2

Primaire 6 in Quebec.

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Table 7 footnote 3

Secondaire I in Quebec.

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Table 7 footnote 4

Secondaire II in Quebec.

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Table 7 footnote 5

Secondaire III in Quebec.

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Table 7 footnote 6

Secondaire IV in Quebec.

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Table 7 footnote 7

Secondaire V in Quebec.

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Table 7 footnote 8

Primaire 6 and secondaires I-III in Quebec.

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Table 7 footnote 9

Secondaires I-III in Quebec.

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Table 7 footnote 10

Secondaires IV-V in Quebec.

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Table 7 footnote 11

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 7 footnote 12

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.

Table 7 footnote 13

Note that this number should not be rounded up.

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Source: 2010-11 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 7.3
[5.1-9.4]
9.0Table 7 footnote *
[4.8-13.2]
8.3
[5.8-10.8]
Grade 9Table 7 footnote 5 11.1
[7.9-14.4]
8.1
[7.0-9.1]
9.3
[7.7-11.0]
Grade 10Table 7 footnote 6 10.5 Table 7 footnote
[8.8-12.1]
6.8
[5.7-8.0]
9.3
[8.0-10.6]
Grade 11Table 7 footnote 7 9.6
[8.6-10.6]
8.1
[6.6-9.7]
9.0
[8.1-9.9]
Grade 12 10.3
[8.8-11.7]
8.1
[7.2-9.1]
9.2
[8.3-10.2]
Total (grades 6-9)Table 7 footnote 8 9.0
[7.3-10.8]
8.4
[6.4-10.4]
8.7
[7.4-9.9]
Total (grades 7-9)Table 7 footnote 9 9.0
[7.3-10.8]
8.4
[6.4-10.4]
8.7
[7.4-9.9]
Total (grades 10-12)Table 7 footnote 10 10.1
[9.2-11.1]
7.9
[7.1-8.7]
9.2
[8.5-9.9]
Table 8. Sources of cigarettes, by sex, grouped grades and smoking status, CanadaTable 8 footnote 1, 2010-11Table 8 footnote 2
 
Retail SourcesTable 8 footnote 3
(%)
Social SourcesTable 8 footnote 4
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 8 footnotes

Table 8 footnote 1

Participation to the 2010-11 YSS was declined by the province of New Brunswick. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2008-09 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without New Brunswick.

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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

Primaire 6 and secondaires I-III in Quebec.

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Table 8 footnote 6

Secondaires I-III in Quebec.

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Table 8 footnote 7

Secondaires IV-V in Quebec.

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Table 8 footnote 8

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Estimates may not sum to 100 percent due to rounding.

Source: 2010-11 Youth Smoking Survey

Male 28.8
[24.8-32.8]
71.2
[67.2-75.2]
Female 20.1
[17.0-23.2]
79.9
[76.8-83.0]
Grades 6-9Table 8 footnote 5 13.0Table 8 footnote *
[8.0-18.0]
87.0
[82.0-92.0]
Grades 7-9Table 8 footnote 6 13.0Table 8 footnote *
[7.9-18.2]
87.0
[81.8-92.1]
Grades 10-12Table 8 footnote 7 29.3
[25.6-33.1]
70.7
[66.9-74.4]
Daily smoker 35.7
[30.0-41.4]
64.3
[58.6-70.0]
Occasional smoker 31.1
[26.1-36.0]
68.9
[64.0-73.9]
Experimental smoker 13.6
[11.0-16.2]
86.4
[83.8-89.0]
Total 25.0
[22.3-27.6]
75.0
[72.4-77.7]
Table 9. Ever tried and 30 day use of cigarillos/little cigars, by grade and sex, CanadaTable 9 footnote 1, 2010-11
 
Ever tried
Last 30 day use
Male
(%)
Female
(%)
Total
(%)
Male
(%)
Female
(%)
Total
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 9 footnotes

Table 9 footnote 1

Participation to the 2010-11 YSS was declined by the province of New Brunswick. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2008-09 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without New Brunswick.

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Table 9 footnote 2

Primaire 6 in Quebec.

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Table 9 footnote 3

Secondaire I in Quebec.

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Table 9 footnote 4

Secondaire II in Quebec.

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Table 9 footnote 5

Secondaire III in Quebec.

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Table 9 footnote 6

Secondaire IV in Quebec.

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Table 9 footnote 7

Secondaire V in Quebec.

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Table 9 footnote 8

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 9 footnote 9

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

Return to Table 3 footnote High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.

Table 9 footnote 10

Note that this number should not be rounded up.

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Source: 2010-11 Youth Smoking Survey

Grade 6Table 9 footnote 2 1.0Table 9 footnote *
[0.5-1.5]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 0.8
[0.6-1.1]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.
Grade 7Table 9 footnote 3 2.4Table 9 footnote *
[1.6-3.2]
1.2Table 9 footnote *
[0.7-1.7]
1.8
[1.3-2.3]
0.9Table 9 footnote *
[0.4-1.4]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 0.5Table 9 footnote *
[0.3-0.8]
Grade 8Table 9 footnote 4 8.6
[7.1-10.1]
6.4
[4.5-8.3]
7.5
[6.3-8.8]
2.4Table 9 footnote *
[1.4-3.4]
2.7Table 9 footnote *
[1.6-3.7]
2.5
[1.8-3.2]
Grade 9Table 9 footnote 5 14.2
[12.1-16.3]
12.0
[9.7-14.3]
13.1
[11.6-14.7]
5.8
[4.5-7.0]
4.9
[3.4-6.5]
5.4
[4.5-6.3]
Grade 10Table 9 footnote 6 22.1
[19.6-24.6]
16.8
[13.8-19.7]
19.6
[17.3-21.8]
9.5 Table 9 footnote
[7.2-11.7]
3.6
[2.6-4.6]
6.7
[5.4-7.9]
Grade 11Table 9 footnote 7 29.4
[25.1-33.7]
22.8
[19.8-25.8]
26.2
[22.9-29.5]
12.0
[9.9-14.0]
6.9
[5.6-8.2]
9.5
[8.1-11.0]
Grade 12 35.1
[31.5-38.6]
28.2
[23.1-33.2]
31.7
[27.7-35.8]
12.5 Table 9 footnote
[9.8-15.1]
7.2
[5.4-9.0]
9.9
[7.9-11.9]
Total (grades 6-9) 6.7
[5.9-7.5]
5.2
[4.3-6.0]
6.0
[5.3-6.6]
2.4
[1.9-2.9]
2.0
[1.5-2.5]
2.2
[1.9-2.5]
Total (grades 10-12) 28.6
[25.7-31.6]
22.5 Table ## footnote
[19.7-25.2]
25.7
[23.0-28.4]
11.3
[9.6-12.9]
5.9
[4.9-6.8]
8.7
[7.5-9.8]
Table 10. Ever tried cigarillos/little cigars, by cigarette smoking status and grouped grades, CanadaTable 10 footnote 1, 2010-11
 
Ever tried cigarillos
(%)
Never tried cigarillos
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 10 footnotes

Table 10 footnote 1

Participation to the 2010-11 YSS was declined by the province of New Brunswick. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2008-09 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without New Brunswick.

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Table 10 footnote 2

Primaire 6 and secondaires I-III in Quebec.

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Table 10 footnote 3

Secondaires IV-V in Quebec.

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Estimates may not sum to 100 percent due to rounding.

Source: 2010-11 Youth Smoking Survey

Grades 6-9Table 10 footnote 2
Ever tried smoking cigarettes
35.1
[32.3-37.9]
64.9
[62.1-67.7]
Never tried smoking cigarettes
0.6
[0.4-0.8]
99.4
[99.2-99.6]
Grades 10-12Table 10 footnote 3
Ever tried smoking cigarettes
56.4
[52.4-60.3]
43.6
[39.7-47.6]
Never tried smoking cigarettes
5.3
[4.1-6.4]
94.7
[93.6-95.9]
Table 11. Flavoured tobacco products use in the last 30 days, by smoking status and grouped grades, CanadaTable 11 footnote 1, 2010-11
 
Current daily or current occasional smoker
(%)
Former smoker
or former experimental smoker
(%)
Experimental smoker
(%)
Puffer
(%)
Never tried
smoking
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 11 footnotes

Table 11 footnote 1

Participation to the 2010-11 YSS was declined by the province of New Brunswick. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2008-09 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without New Brunswick.

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Table 11 footnote 2

Primaire 6 and secondaires I-III in Quebec.

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Table 11 footnote 3

Secondaires IV-V in Quebec.

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Table 11 footnote 4

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 11 footnote 5

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

Return to Table 3 footnote High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.

Table 11 footnote 6

Note that this number should not be rounded up.

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Estimates may not sum to 100 percent due to rounding.

Source: 2010-11 Youth Smoking Survey

Menthol Cigarettes 40.9
[36.3-45.5]
- 15.9
[13.7-18.0]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. -
39.9
[32.5-47.2]
- 15.9
[11.9-19.9]
1.0Table 11 footnote *
[0.4-1.5]
-
41.2
[35.9-46.5]
- 15.8
[13.3-18.4]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. -
Little Cigars 32.4
[29.3-35.6]
8.9Table 11 footnote *
[5.5-12.3]
22.0
[17.9-26.2]
6.2
[4.2-8.2]
0.6
[0.4-0.7]
33.5 Table 11 footnote
[28.1-38.8]
6.8Table 11 footnote *
[4.3-9.3]
20.2
[14.8-25.7]
3.1Table 11 footnote *
[1.2-5.0]
0.2Table 11 footnote *
[0.07-0.3]
32.1
[28.5-35.8]
9.8Table 11 footnote *
[4.9-14.6]
23.1
[17.8-28.3]
8.4Table 11 footnote *
[5.4-11.3]
1.3Table 11 footnote *
[0.8-1.7]
Cigars 23.6
[19.6-27.7]
5.9
[4.1-7.6]
14.2
[11.2-17.2]
3.0
[2.2-3.7]
0.4Table 11 footnote *
[0.2-0.5]
26.4
[21.2-31.6]
8.9Table 11 footnote *
[4.8-13.1]
17.2Table 11 footnote *
[11.4-22.9]
1.9Table 11 footnote *
[1.1-2.7]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.
22.9
[17.9-27.9]
4.6Table 11 footnote *
[3.0-6.3]
12.5
[9.8-15.2]
3.7
[2.6-4.8]
0.9Table 11 footnote *
[0.5-1.3]
Bidis 6.4
[4.3-8.5]
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. 0.09Table 11 footnote *
[0.05-0.1]
8.3Table 11 footnote *
[4.8-11.8]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.
5.8Table 11 footnote *
[3.3-8.4]
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. 0.2Table 11 footnote *
[0.08-0.3]
Smokeless 10.4
[7.7-13.1]
1.7Table 11 footnote *
[0.9-2.6]
5.9Table 11 footnote *
[3.5-8.3]
1.8Table 11 footnote *
[1.0-2.5]
0.5Table 11 footnote * Table 11 footnote
[0.3-0.6]
12.5Table 11 footnote * Table 11 footnote
[8.0-16.9]
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. 0.1Table 11 footnote *
[0.06-0.2]
9.8
[6.8-12.9]
2.1Table 11 footnote *
[0.9-3.3]
5.5Table 11 footnote *Table 1 footnote
[2.9-8.0]
2.2Table 11 footnote *
[1.2-3.1]
1.1Table 11 footnote *
[0.6-1.5]
Water pipes 14.4
[11.8-17.0]
3.8Table 11 footnote *
[2.4-5.2]
7.5
[5.2-9.9]
1.7Table 11 footnote *
[1.1-2.2]
0.3Table 11 footnote *
[0.2-0.4]
14.4
[10.4-18.4]
High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed. 9.5Table 11 footnote *Table 11 footnote
[4.3-14.6]
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.
14.4
[11.4-17.4]
4.2Table 11 footnote *
[2.4-6.0]
6.4Table 11 footnote *
[4.1-8.7]
1.8Table 11 footnote *
[0.9-2.7]
0.7Table 11 footnote *
[0.4-0.9]
Table 12. Smoking status, by weekly spending money, grades 6-12,Table 12 footnote 2 CanadaTable 12 footnote 1, 2010-11
 
Ever tried a cigarette
(%)
Never tried a cigarette
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 12 footnotes

Table 12 footnote 1

Participation to the 2010-11 YSS was declined by the province of New Brunswick. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2008-09 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without New Brunswick.

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Table 12 footnote 2

Primaire 6 and secondaires I-V in Quebec.

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Estimates may not sum to 100 percent due to rounding.

Source: 2010-11 Youth Smoking Survey

$10 or less 17.0
[15.5-18.5]
83.0
[81.5-84.5]
$11 - $20 25.8
[23.1-28.4]
74.2
[71.6-76.9]
$21 - $40 35.9
[33.7-38.1]
64.1
[61.9-66.3]
$41 - $100 38.6
[34.9-42.2]
61.4
[57.8-65.1]
$100 plus 52.9
[49.5-56.4]
47.1
[43.6-50.5]
Total 26.2
[24.5-27.8]
73.8
[72.2-75.5]
Table 13. Last twelve month use and mean age at first use of alcohol and other drugs, by grouped grades, grades 7-12, CanadaTable 13 footnote 1, 2010-11
 
Total
%
Mean age
%
Mean age
%
Mean age

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 13 footnotes

Table 13 footnote 1

Participation to the 2010-11 YSS was declined by the province of New Brunswick. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2008-09 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without New Brunswick.

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Table 13 footnote 2

Five or more drinks on one occasion.

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Table 13 footnote 3

Secondaires I-III in Quebec.

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Table 13 footnote 4

Secondaires IV-V in Quebec.

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Table 13 footnote 5

cannot be established due to multiple drugs included in category.

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Table 13 footnote 6

Any 5 illicit drugs include: Amphetamines (speed, ice, meth); MDMA (ecstasy, E, X); Hallucinogens (LSD or acid, PCP, magic mushrooms, mesc); 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

Any 6 illicit drugs include: Cannabis; Amphetamines (speed, ice, meth); MDMA (ecstasy, E, X); Hallucinogens (LSD or acid, PCP, magic mushrooms, mesc); Salvia (Divine Sage, Magic Mint, Sally D); Heroin (smack, H, junk, crank); Cocaine (coke, crack, blow, snow).

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Table 13 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, OxyContin or any pain reliever with codeine).

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Table 13 footnote 9

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 13 footnote 10

Note that this number should not be rounded up.

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Source: 2010-11 Youth Smoking Survey

Alcohol 26.7
[24.9-28.6]
11.8
[11.7-11.9]
62.8
[58.8-66.8]
13.3
[13.2-13.4]
45.4
[43.0-47.8]
12.8
[12.8-12.9]
Binge drinkingTable 13 footnote 2 16.0
[14.6-17.4]
12.7
[12.6-12.9]
49.4
[45.6-53.2]
14.4
[14.3-14.5]
33.3
[31.0-35.5]
14.0
[13.9-14.1]
Cannabis 9.8
[8.8-10.8]
12.4
[12.3-12.6]
32.1
[29.4-34.7]
14.0
[14.0-14.1]
21.2
[19.7-22.6]
13.7
[13.6-13.8]
Amphetamines 1.8
[1.3-2.3]
12.7
[12.4-12.9]
3.3
[2.5-4.1]
13.9
[13.7-14.2]
2.6
[2.0-3.1]
13.5Table 13 footnote
[13.3-13.7]
MDMA (Ecstasy) 2.4
[2.0-2.8]
13.0
[12.8-13.2]
6.6
[5.4-7.8]
14.7
[14.6-14.9]
4.5
[3.9-5.2]
14.3
[14.2-14.5]
Hallucinogens 1.8
[1.5-2.2]
12.9
[12.7-13.1]
6.9
[6.0-7.8]
14.8
[14.6-14.9]
4.4
[3.9-4.9]
14.4
[14.2-14.5]
Heroin 0.9
[0.6-1.2]
12.4
[11.9-12.8]
1.3
[0.9-1.6]
13.2
[12.8-13.6]
1.1
[0.8-1.3]
12.9
[12.6-13.2]
Cocaine 1.2
[0.9-1.5]
12.5
[12.2-12.8]
3.4
[2.8-4.1]
14.6
[14.4-14.9]
2.3
[2.0-2.7]
14.1
[13.9-14.3]
Ketamine 1.5
[1.2-1.8]
11.7
[11.4-11.9]
1.7
[1.2-2.1]
13.7
[13.3-14.0]
1.6
[1.3-1.9]
12.8
[12.4-13.1]
GHB 0.6Tableau 13 note de bas de page *
[0.4-0.8]
11.9
[11.6-12.3]
1.1Tableau 13 note de bas de page *
[0.8-1.5]
13.0
[12.6-13.4]
0.9
[0.6-1.1]
12.6
[12.3-13.0]
Glue / Gas 2.0
[1.6-2.4]
11.9
[11.8-12.0]
1.7
[1.3-2.1]
12.9
[12.7-13.2]
1.8
[1.6-2.1]
12.4
[12.3-12.6]
Salvia 1.6
[1.2-2.0]
12.7
[12.3-13.2]
5.1
[4.4-5.7]
14.8
[14.6-15.0]
3.4
[3.0-3.7]
14.4
[14.2-14.6]
Jimson weed 1.7
[1.3-2.1]
12.7
[12.5-12.9]
2.0
[1.6-2.3]
13.5
[13.2-13.8]
1.8
[1.6-2.1]
13.2
[13.0-13.4]
Any 5 illicit drugsTable 13 footnote + 4.0
[3.5-4.6]
Table 13 footnote N/A 11.8
[10.3-13.2]
Table 13 footnote N/A 8.0
[7.1-8.8]
Table 13 footnote N/A
Any 6 illicit drugsTable 13 footnote ++ 11.0
[9.9-12.1]
Table 13 footnote N/A 34.2
[31.5-37.0]
Table 13 footnote N/A 22.9
[21.3-24.5]
Table 13 footnote N/A
Tranquillizers 0.8
[0.6-1.0]
12.1
[11.8-12.4]
2.1
[1.6-2.6]
13.9
[13.7-14.2]
1.5Table 13 footnote
[1.2-1.7]
13.4
[13.2-13.7]
Stimulants 1.7
[1.4-2.1]
12.3
[12.1-12.5]
2.7
[2.2-3.2]
13.9
[13.7-14.1]
2.2
[1.9-2.5]
13.3
[13.1-13.5]
Pain Relievers 2.5
[2.1-2.9]
12.2
[12.0-12.3]
5.1
[4.3-6.0]
14.2
[14.0-14.4]
3.9
[3.4-4.3]
13.6
[13.4-13.8]
PharmaceuticalsTable 13 footnote +++ 3.6
[3.1-4.1]
Table 13 footnote N/A 6.8
[5.8-7.9]
Table 13 footnote N/A 5.3
[4.7-5.8]
Table 13 footnote N/A
Sleeping Medicine 1.8
[1.4-2.1]
12.3
[12.1-12.5]
3.3
[2.7-3.8]
13.8
[13.5-14.1]
2.5
[2.2-2.9]
13.3
[13.1-13.5]
Dextromethorphan 4.2
[3.7-4.6]
11.7
[11.6-11.8]
5.4
[4.8-5.9]
12.7
[12.5-13.0]
4.8
[4.5-5.1]
12.3
[12.1-12.4]
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 3 CanadaTable 14 footnote 1, 2010-11
 
Male
Female
Total
%
Mean age
%
Mean age
%
Mean age

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 14 footnotes

Table 14 footnote 1

Participation to the 2010-11 YSS was declined by the province of New Brunswick. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2008-09 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without New Brunswick.

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Table 14 footnote 2

Five or more drinks on one occasion.

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Table 14 footnote 3

Secondaires I-V in Quebec.

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Table 14 footnote 4

cannot be established due to multiple drugs included in category.

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Table 14 footnote 5

Any 5 illicit drugs include: Amphetamines (speed, ice, meth); MDMA (ecstasy, E, X); Hallucinogens (LSD or acid, PCP, magic mushrooms, mesc); 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

Any 6 illicit drugs include: Cannabis; Amphetamines (speed, ice, meth); MDMA (ecstasy, E, X); Hallucinogens (LSD or acid, PCP, magic mushrooms, mesc); Salvia (Divine Sage, Magic Mint, Sally D); Heroin (smack, H, junk, crank); Cocaine (coke, crack, blow, snow).

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Table 14 footnote 7

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, OxyContin or any pain reliever with codeine).

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Table 14 footnote 8

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 14 footnote 9

Note that this number should not be rounded up.

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Source: 2010-11 Youth Smoking Survey

Alcohol 46.6
[44.1-49.1]
12.7
[12.6-12.8]
44.2
[41.4-46.9]
13.0
[12.8-13.1]
45.4
[43.0-47.8]
12.8
[12.8-12.9]
Binge drinkingTable 14 footnote 2 35.1
[33.0-37.2]
13.9
[13.8-14.0]
31.4
[28.7-34.1]
14.1
[14.0-14.2]
33.3
[31.0-35.5]
14.0
[13.9-14.1]
Cannabis 23.3
[21.4-25.1]
13.5
[13.4-13.6]
19.0
[17.3-20.6]
13.8
[13.7-14.0]
21.2
[19.7-22.3]
13.7
[13.6-13.8]
Amphetamines 3.0
[2.1-3.8]
13.5Table 14 footnote
[13.2-13.8]
2.2
[1.7-2.6]
13.5
[13.2-13.8]
2.6
[2.0-3.1]
13.5Table 14 footnote
[13.3-13.7]
MDMA (Ecstasy) 4.6
[3.7-5.5]
14.3
[14.1-14.5]
4.5Table 14 footnote
[3.9-5.0]
14.4
[14.2-14.6]
4.5
[3.9-5.2]
14.3
[14.2-14.5]
Hallucinogens 5.5Table 14 footnote
[4.7-6.3]
14.4
[14.2-14.6]
3.2
[2.7-3.8]
14.4
[14.2-14.6]
4.4
[3.9-4.9]
14.4
[14.2-14.5]
Heroin 1.4
[1.0-1.7]
13.0
[12.6-13.4]
0.8Table 14 footnote *
[0.5-1.1]
12.7
[12.2-13.2]
1.1
[0.8-1.3]
12.9
[12.6-13.2]
Cocaine 2.8
[2.2-3.3]
14.1
[13.8-14.3]
1.9
[1.5-2.3]
14.2
[13.9-14.5]
2.3
[2.0-2.7]
14.1
[13.9-14.3]
Ketamine 2.0
[1.6-2.5]
12.9
[12.5-13.3]
1.1
[0.8-1.4]
12.5Table 14 footnote
[12.0-12.9]
1.6
[1.3-1.9]
12.8
[12.4-13.1]
GHB 1.2Table 14 footnote *
[0.8-1.6]
12.7
[12.3-13.1]
0.6Table 14 footnote *
[0.3-0.8]
12.4
[11.8-12.9]
0.9
[0.6-1.1]
12.6
[12.3-13.0]
Glue / Gas 2.2
[1.8-2.5]
12.5
[12.3-12.7]
1.5
[1.2-1.8]
12.3
[12.1-12.5]
1.8
[1.6-2.1]
12.4
[12.3-12.6]
Salvia 4.6
[4.0-5.2]
14.5Table 14 footnote
[14.2-14.7]
2.0
[1.7-2.4]
14.3
[14.0-14.6]
3.4
[3.0-3.7]
14.4
[14.2-14.6]
Jimson weed 1.9
[1.6-2.3]
13.0
[12.8-13.2]
1.7
[1.4-2.1]
13.4
[13.0-13.7]
1.8
[1.6-2.1]
13.2
[13.0-13.4]
Any 5 illicit drugsTable 15 footnote + 9.0
[7.8-10.2]
Table 14 footnote N/A 6.9
[6.1-7.6]
Table 14 footnote N/A 8.0
[7.1-8.8]
Table 14 footnote N/A
Any 6 illicit drugsTable 14 footnote ++ 25.1
[23.1-27.1]
Table 14 footnote N/A 20.6
[18.8-22.4]
Table 14 footnote N/A 22.9
[21.3-24.5]
Table 14 footnote N/A
Tranquillizers 1.7
[1.3-2.0]
13.4
[13.1-13.7]
1.2
[0.9-1.5]
13.6
[13.1-14.0]
1.5Table 14 footnote
[1.2-1.7]
13.4
[13.2-13.7]
Stimulants 2.3
[1.9-2.8]
13.1
[12.9-13.4]
2.1
[1.8-2.5]
13.6
[13.3-13.9]
2.2
[1.9-2.5]
13.3
[13.1-13.5]
Pain Relievers 3.5Table 14 footnote
[2.9-4.1]
13.7
[13.5-14.0]
4.3
[3.7-4.9]
13.4
[13.2-13.7]
3.9
[3.4-4.3]
13.6
[13.4-13.8]
PharmaceuticalsTable 14 footnote +++ 5.0
[4.2-5.7]
Table 14 footnote N/A 5.5
[4.9-6.2]
Table 14 footnote N/A 5.3
[4.7-5.8]
Table 14 footnote N/A
Sleeping Medicine 1.9
[1.5-2.3]
12.9
[12.7-13.2]
3.2
[2.8-3.7]
13.5Table 14 footnote
[13.2-13.8]
2.5
[2.2-2.9]
13.3
[13.1-13.5]
Dextromethorphan 4.5Table 14 footnote
[4.0-5.0]
12.3
[12.1-12.5]
5.1
[4.5-5.7]
12.3
[12.1-12.4]
4.8
[4.5-5.1]
12.3
[12.1-12.4]
Table 15. Last twelve month use of alcohol and cannabis, by province, grades 7-12, CanadaTable 15 footnote 1, 2010-11
 
Pop'n
estimate
('000)
Alcohol
(%)
Binge
drinkingTable 15 footnote 2
(%)
Cannabis
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 15 footnotes

Table 15 footnote 1

Participation to the 2010-11 YSS was declined by the province of New Brunswick. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2008-09 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without New Brunswick.

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Table 15 footnote 2

Five or more drinks on one occasion.

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Table 15 footnote 3

Students in secondaires I-V

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Table 15 footnote 4

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 15 footnote 5

Note that this number should not be rounded up.

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Source: 2010-11 Youth Smoking Survey

CanadaTable 15 footnote 1 2,225 45.4
[43.0-47.8]
33.3
[31.0-35.5]
21.2
[19.7-22.6]
NL 34 49.2
[46.9-51.4]
38.8
[36.8-40.8]
24.1
[21.4-26.8]
PE 11 41.8
[39.6-43.9]
32.5
[30.4-34.6]
18.8
[17.0-20.6]
NS 61 48.6
[46.1-51.1]
38.9
[36.3-41.4]
30.5Table 15 footnote
[28.2-32.8]
NB - - - -
QCTable 15 footnote 3 433 58.4
[55.2-61.5]
40.5Table 15 footnote
[37.0-43.9]
21.6
[19.3-23.8]
ON 958 37.4
[32.8-42.0]
26.3
[21.8-30.9]
17.6
[14.5-20.7]
MB 89 40.8
[34.9-46.7]
30.5
[25.0-36.0]
23.2
[17.8-28.7]
SK 73 53.3
[46.7-60.0]
42.2
[34.9-49.6]
18.5Table 15 footnote *Table 15 footnote
[11.5-25.5]
AB 267 47.3
[43.0-51.7]
36.4
[33.2-39.6]
21.8
[19.8-23.9]
BC 300 49.4
[42.1-56.6]
39.2
[33.5-44.8]
29.5Table 15 footnote
[26.4-32.6]
Table 16. Last twelve month use of alcohol and cannabis, by grade, CanadaTable 16 footnote 1, 2010-11
 
Pop'n
estimate
('000)
Alcohol
(%)
Binge
drinkingTable 16 footnote 2
(%)
Cannabis
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 16 footnotes

Table 16 footnote 1

Participation to the 2010-11 YSS was declined by the province of New Brunswick. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2008-09 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without New Brunswick.

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Table 16 footnote 2

Five or more drinks on one occasion.

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Table 16 footnote 3

Secondaire I in Quebec.

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Table 16 footnote 4

Secondaire II in Quebec.

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Table 16 footnote 5

Secondaire III in Quebec.

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Table 16 footnote 6

Secondaire IV in Quebec.

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Table 16 footnote 7

Secondaire V in Quebec.

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Table 16 footnote 9

Note that this number should not be rounded up.

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Source: 2010-11 Youth Smoking Survey

Grade 7Table 16 footnote 3 339 11.1
[9.2-13.0]
4.6
[3.5-5.7]
2.8
[2.2-3.5]
Grade 8Table 16 footnote 4 357 25.3
[22.5-28.1]
13.7
[11.4-15.9]
8.9
[7.2-10.5]
Grade 9Table 16 footnote 5 376 42.1
[38.7-45.6]
28.4
[25.8-31.0]
17.1
[15.3-19.0]
Grade 10Table 16 footnote 6 394 53.9
[49.8-58.0]
39.5Table 16 footnote
[36.4-42.6]
25.8
[23.3-28.3]
Grade 11Table 16 footnote 7 392 65.5
[61.5-69.6]
52.5Table 16 footnote
[48.6-56.3]
32.1
[28.8-35.4]
Grade 12 367 69.5
[64.2-74.8]
56.9
[51.0-62.7]
38.9
[34.6-43.2]
Total 2,225 45.4
[43.0-47.8]
33.3
[31.0-35.5]
21.2
[19.7-22.6]
Table 17. Last twelve month use of alcohol, by smoking status and grouped grades, CanadaTable 17 footnote 1, 2010-11
 
Drank alcohol
(%)
Did not drink alcohol
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 17 footnotes

Table 17 footnote 1

Participation to the 2010-11 YSS was declined by the province of New Brunswick. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2008-09 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without New Brunswick.

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Table 17 footnote 2

Secondaires I-III in Quebec.

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Table 17 footnote 3

Secondaires IV-V in Quebec.

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Table 17 footnote 4

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 17 footnote 5

Note that this number should not be rounded up.

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Estimates may not sum to 100 percent due to rounding.

Source: 2010-11 Youth Smoking Survey

Grades 7-9Table 17 footnote 2 26.7
[24.9-28.6]
73.3
[71.4-75.1]
Current smoker
83.2
[78.9-87.6]
16.8
[12.4-21.1]
Former smoker or
former experimental smoker
72.2
[67.7-76.7]
27.8
[23.3-32.3]
Experimental smoker
80.4
[73.9-86.9]
19.6Table 17 footnote *
[13.1-26.1]
Puffer
55.3
[50.0-60.5]
44.7
[39.5-50.0]
Never tried smoking
17.5
[15.7-19.3]
82.5 Table 17 footnote
[80.7-84.3]
Grades 10-12Table 17 footnote 3 62.8
[58.8-66.8]
37.2
[33.2-41.2]
Current smoker
92.7
[90.8-94.7]
7.3
[5.3-9.2]
Former smoker or
former experimental smoker
90.3
[87.1-93.5]
9.7Table 17 footnote *
[6.5-12.9]
Experimental smoker
88.1
[81.0-95.1]
11.9Table 17 footnote *
[4.9-19.0]
Puffer
82.0
[76.7-87.3]
18.0
[12.7-23.3]
Never tried smoking
46.3
[41.8-50.8]
53.7
[49.2-58.2]
Total 45.4
[43.0-47.8]
54.6
[52.2-57.0]
Table 18. Last twelve month binge drinkingTable 18 footnote 2, by smoking status and grouped grades, CanadaTable 18 footnote 1, 2010-11
 
Binge drankTable 18 footnote 2
(%)
Did not binge drinkTable 18 footnote 2
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 18 footnotes

Table 18 footnote 1

Participation to the 2010-11 YSS was declined by the province of New Brunswick. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2008-09 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without New Brunswick.

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Table 18 footnote 2

Five or more drinks on one occasion.

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Table 18 footnote 3

Secondaires I-III in Quebec.

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Table 18 footnote 4

Secondaires IV-V in Quebec.

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Table 18 footnote 5

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Estimates may not sum to 100 percent due to rounding.

Source: 2010-11 Youth Smoking Survey

Grades 7-9Table 18 footnote 3 16.0
[14.6-17.4]
84.0
[82.6-85.4]
Current smoker
79.2
[74.1-84.3]
20.8
[15.7-25.9]
Former smoker or
former experimental smoker
53.2
[47.3-59.1]
46.8
[40.9-52.7]
Experimental smoker
69.7
[62.3-77.0]
30.3
[23.0-37.7]
Puffer
36.1
[31.9-40.3]
63.9
[59.7-68.1]
Never tried smoking
8.0
[6.8-9.1]
92.0
[90.9-93.2]
Grades 10-12Table 18 footnote 4 49.4
[45.6-53.2]
50.6
[46.8-54.4]
Current smoker
89.6
[86.9-92.3]
10.4
[7.7-13.1]
Former smoker or
former experimental smoker
80.3
[76.0-84.6]
19.7
[15.4-24.0]
Experimental smoker
83.6
[76.2-91.0]
16.4Table 18 footnote *
[9.0-23.8]
Puffer
70.7
[65.5-75.9]
29.3
[24.1-34.5]
Never tried smoking
29.4
[25.4-33.4]
70.6
[66.6-74.6]
Total 33.3
[31.0-35.5]
66.7
[64.5-69.0]
Table 19. Last twelve month use of cannabis, by smoking status and grouped grades, CanadaTable 19 footnote 1, 2010-11
 
Used cannabis
(%)
Did not use cannabis
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 19 footnotes

Table 19 footnote 1

Participation to the 2010-11 YSS was declined by the province of New Brunswick. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2008-09 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without New Brunswick.

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Table 19 footnote 2

Secondaires I-III in Quebec.

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Table 19 footnote 3

Secondaires IV-V in Quebec.

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Table 19 footnote 4

Note that this number should not be rounded up.

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Estimates may not sum to 100 percent due to rounding.

Source: 2010-11 Youth Smoking Survey

Grades 7-9Table 19 footnote 2 9.8
[8.8-10.8]
90.2
[89.2-91.2]
Current smoker
81.1
[77.0-85.3]
18.9
[14.7-23.0]
Former smoker or
former experimental smoker
44.6
[37.9-51.3]
55.4
[48.7-62.1]
Experimental smoker
65.2
[57.7-72.7]
34.8
[27.3-42.3]
Puffer
21.7
[18.8-24.6]
78.3
[75.4-81.2]
Never tried smoking
2.5
[1.8-3.3]
97.5 Table 19 footnote
[96.7-98.2]
Grades 10-12Table 19 footnote 3 32.1
[29.4-34.7]
67.9
[65.3-70.6]
Current smoker
85.2
[82.0-88.3]
14.8
[11.7-18.0]
Former smoker or
former experimental smoker
59.5 Table 19 footnote
[53.6-65.3]
40.5
[34.7-46.4]
Experimental smoker
74.1
[66.7-81.6]
25.9
[18.4-33.3]
Puffer
43.9
[39.7-48.1]
56.1
[51.9-60.3]
Never tried smoking
12.2
[10.6-13.8]
87.8
[86.2-89.4]
Total 21.2
[19.7-22.6]
78.8
[77.4-80.3]
Table 20. Sample size, by province and grade, CanadaTable 20 footnote 1, 2010-11
 
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12
Total

Table 20 footnotes

Table 20 footnote 1

Participation to the 2010-11 YSS was declined by the province of New Brunswick. Based on the comparative analysis conducted using 2008-09 survey data, there were no statistically significant differences in national estimates with and without New Brunswick.

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Table 20 footnote 2

Students in primaire 6

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Table 20 footnote 3

Students in secondaire I

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Table 20 footnote 4

Students in secondaire II

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Table 20 footnote 5

Students in secondaire III

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Table 20 footnote 6

Students in secondaire IV

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Table 20 footnote 7

Students in secondaire V

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Source: 2010-11 Youth Smoking Survey

CanadaTable 20 footnote 1 6,097 6,713 6,743 8,196 8,706 8,059 6,435 50,949
NL 751 708 637 718 735 775 686 5,010
PE 280 345 363 424 521 450 447 2,830
NS 532 763 795 778 1,194 1,181 997 6,240
NB - - - - - - - -
QC 1,300 Table 20 footnote 2 714 Table 20 footnote 3 750 Table 20 footnote 4 569 Table 20 footnote 5 456 Table 20 footnote 6 477 Table 20 footnote 7 - 4,266
ON 764 1,328 1,313 1,872 1,671 1,533 1,336 9,817
MB 532 865 849 1,599 1,523 1,180 923 7,471
SK 527 598 551 430 368 431 379 3,284
AB 833 602 577 342 847 729 570 4,500
BC 578 790 908 1,464 1,391 1,303 1,097 7,531