Table B
Percentage distribution of smoking status and smoking intensity, by sex, age group and survey year, household population aged 25 or older 1994/1995 and 2009

Table B
Percentage distribution of smoking status and smoking intensity, by sex, age group and survey year, household population aged 25 or older 1994/1995 and 2009
Table summary
This table displays the results of percentage distribution of smoking status and smoking intensity. The information is grouped by sex/ age group/ survey year (appearing as row headers), smoking status (%), cigarettes per day (mean), current daily smoker , former daily smoker, never smoked daily and current daily smoker, calculated using % based on total and % based on those who ever smoked daily units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Sex/ Age group/ Survey year Smoking status (%) Cigarettes per day (mean)
Current daily smoker Former daily smoker Never smoked daily Current daily smoker Former daily smoker
% based on total % based on those who ever smoked daily
Men  
Total 25 or older  
1994/1995 28.6 33.8 54.2 37.6 21.2 21.6
2009 18.6Note * 34.4 64.9Note * 46.9Note * 16.8Note * 19.0Note *
25 to 44  
1994/1995 33.3 22.4 40.2 44.3 20.7 18.7
2009 20.2Note * 22.3 52.5Note * 57.5Note * 15.3Note * 14.5Note *
45 to 64  
1994/1995 27.5 41.0 59.9 31.4 22.8 23.4
2009 21.1Note * 37.9 64.3Note * 41.0Note * 18.2Note * 20.0Note *
65 or older  
1994/1995 14.3 57.9 80.1 27.8 18.4 22.7
2009 9.2Note * 54.6 85.6Note * 36.2Note * 16.6 21.8
Women  
Total 25 or older  
1994/1995 23.2 24.5 51.3 52.3 17.5 15.3
2009 14.5Note * 26.8Note * 64.8Note * 58.7Note * 13.7Note * 14.5Note *
25 to 44  
1994/1995 28.6 22.7 44.2 48.6 17.1 15.1
2009 15.7Note * 20.4Note * 56.5Note * 63.9Note * 12.2Note * 11.7Note *
45 to 64  
1994/1995 22.4 25.9 53.6 51.7 19.0 16.5
2009 17.2Note * 31.4Note * 64.6Note * 51.4 15.2Note * 15.9
65 or older  
1994/1995 10.5 26.8 71.8 62.7 15.0 13.9
2009 7.1Note * 30.2 80.9Note * 62.7 12.8Note * 15.4Note *
* significantly different from 1994/1995
Source: 1994/1995 National Population Health Survey (cross-selectional file); 2009 Canadian Community Health Survey.