Line graph showing prevalence of ever, past 30-day, and daily/almost daily use of e-cigarettes, grades 7 to 9, from 2015-14 to 2018-19. Trends described in text. Data table below with 95% confidence intervals.Since 2014-15, the Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey (CSTADS) has included questions about e-cigarettes (Figure 12.1).

In 2018-19, 21.0% of Canadian students in grades 7-9 reported having ever tried an e-cigarette (either with or without nicotine), significantly greater than the 2016-17 prevalence of 12.6%.145

Past 30-day use of e-cigarettes was 11.1% in 2018-19, which was also significantly greater than the 2016-17 prevalence of 5.4%.146 Daily/almost daily use was reported by 3.1% of students in grades 7-9.