Bar chart showing average daily cigarette consumption among males and females, grades 7 to 9, from 2018 to 2019. Trends described in text. Data table below with 95% confidence intervals.Among daily smokers in grades 7-9 in 2018-19, the difference in daily cigarette consumption between males and females was not significant (Figure 7.9).46 In this age group, consumption appears to have fluctuated more over time among males, but remained relatively stable among females (Figure 7.10).

Among daily smokers aged 15-19, while 2020 estimates were not reportable among males and females, mean daily cigarette consumption was higher among male smokers in most preceding years (Figure 7.10).

Line graph showing average daily cigarette consumption among males and females, grades 7 to 9, and age 15 to 19, from 1994 to 2018-19. Trends described in text. Data table below with 95% confidence intervals.