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Table 2 Demographic Characteristics of Municipalities in Relation to Smoking Bans Between 2003 and 2005*

From: Is there an impact of public smoking bans on self-reported smoking status and exposure to secondhand smoke?

Area 2006
population
Population
< age 20
(%)
Population
> age 65
(%)
No Change to Existing Partial Ban    
   Simcoe 422,204 26.2 13.9
   Windsor 323,342 25.8 13.0
   Niagara 427,421 23.7 14.7
   Halton 439,256 26.7 12.5
No Change to Existing Full Ban    
   London 457,720 24.7 13.8
   Guelph 127,009 25.2 12.4
   Waterloo 478,121 20.9 11.6
   Ottawa 812,129 24.3 12.4
Strengthening of Existing Partial Ban    
   Hamilton 504,459 24.7 11.7
   Peel Region 1,159,405 28.4 9.0
   York Region 892,712 27.5 10.2
   Toronto 2,503,281 22.2 14.1
Introduction of Full Ban from Previous Partial Ban    
   Sudbury 21,392 22.8 15.8
Introduction of Partial Ban from No Previous Ban    
   Durham Region 561,258 28.3 10.7
Introduction of Full Ban from No Previous Ban    
   Thunder Bay 149,063 23.7 15.2
Ontario 12,160,282 25.0 13.6
  1. *Values are from the 2006 Canadian Census, Statistics Canada unless otherwise noted 8