Bar chart showing prevalence of ever, past 30-day, and daily/almost daily use of e-cigarettes, by province, from 2018 to 2019. Trends described in text. Data table below with 95% confidence intervals.Among students in grades 7-9, prevalence of ever trying e-cigarettes and of using them in the past 30-day varied significantly by province,153,154 and were lowest in Ontario (15.7% ever, 7.6% past 30-day) and highest in Saskatchewan (33.1% ever, 18.0% past 30-day) (Figure 12.4).

Daily or almost daily use of e-cigarettes also varied significantly by province,155 again lowest in Ontario (1.9%), but greatest in Newfoundland & Labrador and New Brunswick (5.9% and 5.5%, respectively).

Between 2016-17 and 2018-19, estimates for ever use of e-cigarettes increased in all provinces, though to varying degrees (Table 12.1). Estimates for past 30-day use also appear to have increased sunstantially in all provinces with the exception of Nova Scotia.


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