Quitting smoking

Quit intentions

In 2013, six in 10 smokers (60.7%) aged 15 to 19 were seriously considering quitting in the next six months, and 59.2% of those were considering doing so in the next 30 days (Figure 11.1). Since 2000, the percentage of smokers seriously considering quitting has fluctuated around 60 to 70% (Figure 11.1).

 Canadian Tobacco Use Monitoring Survey, 2000-2012; Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey, 2013. See data table with 95% confidence intervals below.