Youth never smokers

A youth never smokers is defined here as a person aged 12 to 19 years who has never smoked a whole cigarette in their lifetime.

Youth never smokers by geographic area

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Figure: Prevalence rate, never smokers, by year and geographic area, ages 12-19, 2007/08 to 2013/14

Graph depicting Prevalence rate, never smokers, by year and geographic area, ages 12-19, 2007/08 to 2013/14. Data found in tables below.

Table: Prevalence rate, never smokers, by year and geographic area, ages 12-19, 2007/08 to 2013/14

Geographic RegionPrevalence Rate, 2007 to 2008Prevalence Rate, 2009 to 2010Prelavence Rate, 2011 to 2012Prevalence Rate, 2013 to 2014
Sudbury and districts64.9% (CI: 55.3% to 73.3%)61.9% (CI: 50.2% to 72.4%)76.4% (CI: 63.7% to 85.7%)75.6% (CI: 63.3% to 84.8%)
Northeastern Ontario68.4% (CI: 63.1% to 73.3%)74.5% (CI: 68.6% to 79.6%)78.7% (CI: 72.0% to 84.2%)76.8% (CI: 69.3% to 82.9%)
Ontario80.8% (CI: 79.0% to 82.5%)82.2% (CI: 80.6% to 83.7%)87.0% (CI: 85.5% to 88.3%)85.6% (CI: 83.9% to 87.2%)

Youth never smokers by sex

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Figure: Prevalence rate, never smokers, by year and sex, ages 12-19, 2007 to 2010 and 2011 to 2014

Graph depicting Prevalence rate, never smokers, by year and sex, ages 12-19, 2007 to 2010 and 2011 to 2014. Data found in tables below.

Table: Prevalence rate, never smokers, by year and sex, ages 12-19, 2007 to 2010 and 2011 to 2014

SexPrevalence Rate, 2007 to 2010Prevalence Rate, 2011 to 2014
Males63.0% (CI: 51.7% to 73.1%)71.5% (CI: 58.8% to 81.6%)
Females63.9% (CI: 53.6% to 73.0%)80.7% (CI: 70.0% to 88.2%)

Youth never smokers by household income

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Figure: Prevalence rate, never smokers, by year and household income, ages 12-19, 2007 to 2010 and 2011 to 2014

Graph depicting Prevalence rate, never smokers, by year and household income, ages 12-19, 2007 to 2010 and 2011 to 2014. Data found in tables below.

Table: Prevalence rate, never smokers, by year and household income, ages 12-19, 2007 to 2010 and 2011 to 2014

Note: Numbers followed by the letter “E” are to be interpreted with caution due to high sampling variability.

Household Income DistributionPrevalence Rate, 2007 to 2010Prevalence Rate, 2011 to 2014
Quintile 1 (Lowest)71.8% (CI: 55.3% to 84.0%)71.5% (CI: 51.2% to 85.6%)
Quintile 266.4% (CI: 48.3% to 80.7%)80.6% (CI: 57.3% to 92.8%)
Quintile 359.2% E (CI: 38.1% to 77.4%)62.3% (CI: 43.1% to 78.2%)
Quintile 457.5% E (CI: 38.5% to 74.5%)90.7% (CI: 80.4% to 95.9%)
Quintile 5 (Highest)61.9% E (CI: 37.1% to 81.7%)76.8% (CI: 57.8% to 88.9%)

Youth never smokers by first official language spoken

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Figure: Prevalence rate, never smokers, by year and first official language spoken, ages 12-19, 2007 to 2010 and 2011 to 2014

Graph depicting Prevalence rate, never smokers, by year and first official language spoken, ages 12-19, 2007 to 2010 and 2011 to 2014. Data found in tables below.

Table: Prevalence rate, never smokers, by year and first official language spoken, ages 12-19, 2007 to 2010 and 2011 to 2014

First Official Language SpokenPrevalence Rate, 2007 to 2010Prevalence Rate, 2011 to 2014
French66.4% (CI: 49.2% to 80.1%)83.5% (CI: 63.0% to 93.8%)
English62.5% (CI: 53.5% to 70.7%)74.2% (CI: 64.7% to 81.9%)

This item was last modified on August 8, 2018