Number and percentage of people driving a vehicle within two hours of having consumed cannabis, by selected characteristics and beliefs about driving after cannabis consumption, household population aged 15 years or older, Canada, combined fourth quarter 2018 and first quarter 2019
|Thousands – People||% – People||Lower limit (%) – 95% confidence interval4||Upper limit (%) – 95% confidence interval4|
|Consumed both cannabis and alcohol||122.7||2.7E||1.8||3.9|
|15 to 24||126.4||13.9E||8.1||22.8|
|25 or older1||548.5||14.9||12.4||17.8|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||F||F||...||...|
|Prince Edward Island||3.9||19.4E||11.3||31.2|
|Frequency of cannabis use|
|Less than daily / almost daily 1||171.0||5.8E||4.0||8.2|
|Daily / almost daily||504.0||31.12||25.7||37.0|
|Beliefs about when it is safe to drive after using cannabis|
|Within 3 hours1||200.9||36.0||25.7||47.6|
|After 3 or more hours||34.7||2.3E 3||1.2||4.2|
use with caution
too unreliable to be published
- For the combined analysis, the original sampling weights of respondents were adjusted by a factor of two (because there are two quarters).
- The estimates in the "beliefs about when it is safe to drive after using cannabis" section reflect the percentage of respondents within each belief category who reported driving within two hours of consuming cannabis. The "other" category includes: weight, quantity and method of consumption.
National Cannabis Survey (5262).
Significantly higher than reference category.
Significantly lower than reference category.
Confidence intervals are used to express the precision of the estimate.