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Prince Edward Island

Smoking prevalence

 $107.32In 2015, smoking prevalence in Prince Edward Island was 12.9%, comparable with the national average of 13.0%.

Figure 2.27 (below) shows smoking prevalence, overall and by sex, in Prince Edward Island from 1999-2015. Prevalence appeared to decrease slowly but fairly steadily, although with some fluctuation in recent years. Throughout this time period, prevalence was consistently higher among males than females.

 Canadian Tobacco Use Monitoring Survey, 1999-2012; Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey, 2013, 2015. See data table below with 95% confidence intervals.

 Canadian Tobacco Use Monitoring Survey, 1999-2012; Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey, 2013, 2015. See data table with 95% confidence intervals below.

Cigarette consumption

Average daily cigarette consumption in Prince Edward Island appears to have decreased fairly steadily from 1999 to 2006, and fluctuated around 15 CPD since then (Figure 2.29). Male smokers consistently consumed roughly 3-5 more cigarettes per day than female smokers.

 Canadian Tobacco Use Monitoring Survey, 1999-2013; Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey, 2013, 2015. See data table with 95% confidence intervals below.