See data table below with 95% confidence intervals.In 2017, just under half (46.2%)a of smokers and recent quitters reported having made at least one quit attempt in the past year, and nearly one-third (31.3%) had made multiple attempts (Figure 6.13).

There was no significant change between 2015 and 2017 in the percentage of smokers and recent quitters who had attempted to quit in the past 12 months.70

From 1999 to 2017, the percentage of smokers and recent quitters who had attempted to quit in the past 12 months appears to have remained fairly stable, at around half (Figure 6.14).

See data table below with 95% confidence intervals.


95% confidence intervals for in-text estimates 

a: 46.2 [41.1-51.3]