Table 3
Lifetime and past-year prevalence of marijuana use, by sex and age group, household population aged 15 or older, Canada excluding territories, 2002 and 2012

Table 3.
Lifetime and past-year prevalence of marijuana use, by sex and age group, household population aged 15 or older, Canada excluding territories, 2002 and 2012
Table summary
This table displays the results of Lifetime and past-year prevalence of marijuana use Lifetime prevalence, Past-year prevalence, 2002, 2012, % and 95% confidence interval (appearing as column headers).
  Lifetime prevalence Past-year prevalence
2002 2012 2002 2012
% 95% confidence interval % 95% confidence interval % 95% confidence interval % 95% confidence interval
from to from to from to from to
One-time users included  
Total 41.3 40.6 42.1 42.5 41.3 43.7 12.2 11.8 12.7 12.2 11.5 12.8
Sex  
Male 47.0Note  45.9 48.1 49.4Note * Note  47.7 51.1 15.5Note  14.7 16.2 16.1Note  15.1 17.2
FemaleNote  35.9 34.9 36.9 35.8 34.3 37.2 9.1 8.5 9.7 8.3 7.6 9.1
Age group  
15 to 17 39.1Note  36.1 42.2 25.0Note * Note  21.8 28.5 28.5Note  25.9 31.3 20.0Note * Note  17.0 23.4
18 to 24Note  61.7 59.6 63.7 53.7Note * Note § 50.8 56.5 36.0 34.0 38.1 33.3 30.6 36.0
25 to 44 55.3Note  54.0 56.5 53.5Note § 51.2 55.7 14.0Note  13.1 14.8 15.6Note * Note  14.4 16.9
45 to 64 34.5Note  33.1 35.9 45.7Note * Note  Note § 43.7 47.7 4.3Note  3.8 4.9 6.7Note * Note  5.9 7.6
65 or older 5.6Note  4.9 6.4 13.1Note * Note  Note § 11.8 14.6 0.2Note  Note E: Use with caution 0.1 0.4 0.8Note * Note  Note E: Use with caution 0.6 1.1
Repeat users only  
Total 32.0 31.4 32.7 33.5Note * 32.5 34.7 11.3 10.9 11.8 11.5 10.9 12.1
Sex  
Male 37.5Note  36.5 38.5 40.1Note * Note  38.5 41.8 14.5Note  13.8 15.3 15.3Note  14.3 16.3
FemaleNote  26.8 25.9 27.7 27.1 25.9 28.5 8.2 7.7 8.8 7.8 7.1 8.5
Age group  
15 to 17 29.7Note  26.9 32.7 19.8Note * Note  16.8 23.2 24.1Note  21.6 26.7 17.1Note * Note  14.2 20.4
18 to 24Note  51.0 48.9 53.1 43.8Note * Note § 41.2 46.6 33.1 31.2 35.2 30.8 28.3 33.3
25 to 44 44.8Note  43.5 46.0 43.5Note § 41.5 45.6 13.3Note  12.5 14.2 15.1Note * Note  13.8 16.4
45 to 64 24.4Note  23.2 25.6 36.1Note * Note  Note § 34.2 38.1 4.0Note  3.5 4.6 6.5Note * Note  5.7 7.3
65 or older 2.1Note  1.7 2.6 6.8Note * Note  Note § 5.9 7.9 Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 0.7Note  Note E: Use with caution 0.5 1.1
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