Usual sources of cigarettes
When smokers were asked where they usually got their cigarettes, 85% purchased them for themselves from a retail source, most often from a small grocery or corner store (Figure 3.3); 8.2% usually got cigarettes through social sources, most being given them a family member, friend, or someone else. Few (2.8%) usully got cigarettes from First Nations reserves. The remaining 3.7% cited “other” sources.
Figure 3.3 data table with 95% confidence intervals
|Other source||Given by family, friend, someone else, or taken from family||Buy from friend/ someone else||Buy on/from First Nations reserve||Buy from other store||Buy from supermarket||Buy from small grocery/corner store|
|3.7 [1.7-5.7]||6.7 [4.3-9.1]||1.5 [0.6-2.4]||2.8 [1.2-4.4]||6.4 [4.2-8.6]||7.6 [4.1-11.0]||71.4 [66.6-76.1]|
Data Source: Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey, 2017