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Table 2 Smoking status by sex and age group in Canada, 2002

From: Smoking-attributable morbidity: acute care hospital diagnoses and days of treatment in Canada, 2002

Smoking categories 15–29 years 30–44 years 45–59 years 60–69 years 70–79 years 80+ years Overall (All ages)
Current Female 26.3 24.7 23.0 15.1 10.3 5.9 21.8
  Male 31.0 30.7 26.0 17.2 9.8 7.5 26.3
Former Female 26.2 38.3 43.5 45.2 42.7 38.9 37.8
  Male 25.8 38.9 53.0 64.2 70.4 73.5 44.6
Never Female 47.5 36.9 33.4 39.8 47.1 55.2 40.4
  Male 43.1 30.4 21.1 18.7 19.7 19.0 29.1
Total per sex 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
  1. Source: CCHS cycle 2.1 (2003)