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Use of other tobacco products by province

Grades 6-9

Use of other tobacco products among students in Grades 6-9 varied significantly by province for all tobacco products101-104 (Table 10.1). Quebec had the highest percentage of youth ever trying cigarillos (11.5%), cigars (9.2%), and waterpipe (5.7%). 

Download Table 10.1: Percentage of youth in Grades 6-9 who have ever tried various tobacco products, by province (.xlsx).

Age 15-19

Among youth aged 15-19, use varied significantly by province for cigarillos,105 waterpipe,106 and chewing tobacco/snuff,107 but not for cigars108 (Table 10.2). Quebec had the highest percentages of youth ever trying cigarillos, cigars, and waterpipe. Saskatchewan had the highest percentage of youth who had used chewing tobacco or snuff.

 Download Table 10.2: percentage of youth aged 15-19 who have ever tried various tobacco products, by province, 2013 (.xlsx).