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Table 2 Prevalence of smoking and smoking restriction by years, Ontario (2000–2008, CCHS)

From: Spatial and temporal patterns of smoking prevalence in Ontario

  Year
2000 2001 2003 2005 2007 2008 Overall
Smoking prevalence (weighted raw percentages):
Adult (19 and over) 26.2% 25.7% 23.5% 22.2% 22.3% 21.3% 23.2%
Youth (12–18) 13.8% 13.9% 10.8% 8.8% 7.3% 7.2% 10.0%
Total 24.7% 24.4% 22.1% 20.7% 20.7% 19.7% 21.8%
Smoking restriction (weighted raw percentages):
Home smoking restrictions: HOME_RESTRIC = 1 - - 69.6% 75.3% 78.1% 78.5% 73.1%
Complete smoking restriction at workplace: SMKRWC = 1 - - 46.5% 44.0% 47.2% 45.6% 45.6%
Partial smoking restriction at workplace: SMKRWP = 1 - - 16.7% 14.6% 13.4% 13.0% 14.8%
  1. Note: workplace restrictions were calculated based on self-reported employed respondents