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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 products100-103 (Table 10.1). Quebec had the highest percentages of youth ever trying cigars or cigarillos (9.5%), and waterpipe (7.0%). Saskatchewan and PEI had the highest prevalence of youth ever trying smokeless tobacco (3.8% and 3.9%, respectively). 

 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey, 2014-15. See data table with 95% confidence intervals below.

Age 15-19

Among youth aged 15-19, use varied significantly by province for cigars,104 cigarillos,105 and chewing tobacco/snuff,106 but not for waterpipe107 (Table 10.2). Quebec had the highest percentages of youth ever trying cigarillos (30.4%) and cigars (15.8%). Ontario had the highest prevalence of waterpipe use (14.7%). Saskatchewan had the highest percentage of youth who had used chewing tobacco or snuff (14.0%).

 Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey, 2015. See data table with 95% confidence intervals below.