Table 1
Prevalence of past-year marijuana use, by sex and selected characteristics, household population aged 15 or older, Canada excluding territories, 2012

Table 1.
Prevalence of past-year marijuana use, by sex and selected characteristics, household population aged 15 or older, Canada excluding territories, 2012
Table summary
This table displays the results of Prevalence of past-year marijuana use Total, Male, Female, '000, % and 95% confidence interval (appearing as column headers).
  Total Male Female
'000 % 95% confidence interval '000 % 95% confidence interval '000 % 95% confidence interval
from to from to from to
Total 3,429.7 12.2 11.5 12.8 2,236.8 16.1 15.1 17.2 1,192.9 8.3Note * 7.6 9.1
Age group  
15 to 17 275.5 20.0Note  17.0 23.4 146.4 20.5Note  15.9 26.0 129.1 19.5Note  15.4 24.3
18 to 24Note  1,021.8 33.3 30.6 36.0 641.3 41.1 37.0 45.3 380.5 25.2Note * 22.0 28.6
25 to 44 1,444.9 15.6Note  14.4 16.9 965.7 20.9Note  18.8 23.1 479.1 10.3Note * Note  9.0 11.9
45 to 64 648.6 6.7Note  5.9 7.6 450.2 9.4Note  8.1 10.9 198.4 4.1Note * Note  3.3 5.0
65 or older 38.9 0.8Note  Note E: Use with caution 0.6 1.1 33.3 1.5Note  Note E: Use with caution 1.0 2.2 5.6 0.2Note * Note  Note E: Use with caution 0.1 0.4
Province (age standardized)Note §  
Newfoundland and Labrador 47.3 12.2 9.6 15.3 27.4 14.2 10.3 19.2 19.9 10.3 7.6 13.6
Prince Edward Island 12.4 10.8 8.0 14.5 7.1 12.4 8.7 17.4 5.3 9.3Note E: Use with caution 6.1 13.8
Nova Scotia 115.3 15.7Note  13.6 18.0 74.9 20.9Note  17.6 24.7 40.3 10.8Note * 8.5 13.7
New Brunswick 68.4 11.6 9.8 13.8 45.7 15.8 12.7 19.6 22.7 7.8Note * 5.9 10.2
Quebec 763.3 11.9 10.6 13.3 496.1 15.2 13.2 17.5 267.2 8.5Note * 7.1 10.2
Ontario 1,331.3 12.0 10.8 13.3 879.3 15.9 14.1 17.9 452.0 8.1Note * 6.9 9.5
Manitoba 110.2 11.1 9.2 13.4 66.1 13.3 10.3 17.1 44.1 8.9Note * 7.0 11.3
Saskatchewan 81.7 9.9Note  8.1 12.0 53.5 12.6 9.6 16.3 28.2 7.0Note * 5.3 9.3
Alberta 361.2 11.1 9.6 12.6 250.7 15.2 12.9 17.7 110.6 6.9Note * 5.4 8.7
British Columbia 538.4 14.3Note  12.6 16.2 336.0 17.9 15.2 20.9 202.4 10.8Note * Note  9.0 12.9
Immigration status  
Non-immigrantNote  3,092.8 14.7 14.0 15.6 1,994.1 19.3 18.1 20.6 1,098.6 10.3Note * 9.4 11.2
Immigrant 323.9 4.6Note  3.8 5.6 230.5 6.7Note  5.2 8.5 93.4 2.6Note * Note  1.9 3.5
Years since immigration: 10 or lessNote  93.1 4.6 3.4 6.4 62.5 6.4Note E: Use with caution 4.3 9.4 30.6 3.0Note * Note E: Use with caution 1.8 4.8
Years since immigration: more than 10 230.8 4.6 3.6 5.9 168.0 6.8 5.0 9.1 62.8 2.4Note * Note E: Use with caution 1.6 3.6
Residence                        
Population centreNote  2,955.0 12.7 12.0 13.5 1,935.9 17.1 15.9 18.4 1,019.1 8.5Note * 7.8 9.4
Rural 474.7 9.6Note  8.4 10.9 300.9 11.7Note  10.0 13.8 173.8 7.3Note * 6.0 8.9
Household income quintile  
1 (lowest 20%)Note  743.8 13.2 11.8 14.7 426.5 17.8 15.4 20.5 317.3 9.8Note * 8.3 11.4
2 656.6 11.6 10.2 13.3 412.7 15.7 13.3 18.4 243.9 8.1Note * 6.6 9.8
3 640.8 11.3 10.0 12.6 413.7 14.7 12.6 17.0 227.1 7.9Note * 6.7 9.3
4 751.6 13.1 11.6 14.8 506.5 16.7 14.3 19.5 245.1 9.0Note * 7.5 10.8
5 (highest 20%) 636.9 11.6 10.2 13.1 477.4 15.8 13.7 18.1 159.5 6.4Note * Note  5.1 8.1
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