Table 2 
Change in weekly habits as a result of COVID-19, March and April 2020 

Change in weekly habits as a result of COVID-19, March and April 2020
  Increased Decreased No change Not stated
  %%%%
Both age groups        
Consuming alcohol 13.6 9.5 74.1 2.8
Using tobacco products 3.1 3.2 88.0 5.7
Consuming cannabis 6.0 1.5 85.4 7.1
Eating junk food or sweets 26.8 14.7 54.1 4.5
Watching television 63.1 3.1 32.5 1.3
Spending time on the Internet 67.6 1.7 29.4 1.3
Playing video games 22.4 1.7 69.0 6.9
Playing board games 24.5 2.4 66.6 6.6
Aged 15 to 49        
Consuming alcohol 19.5 9.2 70.2 F
Using tobacco products 3.8 3.5 91.0 F
Consuming cannabis 9.6 2.0 86.0 2.4
Eating junk food or sweets 37.1 15.9 46.2 F
Watching television 66.2 3.0 30.3 F
Spending time on the Internet 75.4 1.3 22.8 F
Playing video games 35.3 1.8 61.2 F
Playing board games 35.2 3.0 60.5 F
Aged 50 and older        
Consuming alcohol 6.6 9.7 78.8 4.8
Using tobacco products 2.2 2.8 84.6 10.4
Consuming cannabis F F 84.8 12.6
Eating junk food or sweets 14.6 13.2 63.4 8.8
Watching television 59.5 3.2 35.0 F
Spending time on the Internet 58.3 F 37.2 F
Playing video games 7.2 F 78.1 13.2
Playing board games 11.8 F 73.8 12.8
F
too unreliable to be published
Source(s):
Canadian Perspectives Survey Series (5311).
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