Table 9
Health risk behaviours, by sexual orientation and gender, Canada, 2018


Table 9
Health risk behaviours, by sexual orientation and gender, Canada, 2018
Table summary
This table displays the results of Health risk behaviours. The information is grouped by Health risk behaviours (appearing as row headers), Heterosexual, Gay or lesbian, Bisexual, Sexual orientation n.e.c., Total sexual minority, percent and 95% confidence interval, calculated using from and to units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Health risk behaviours HeterosexualTable 9 Note  Gay or lesbian Bisexual Sexual orientation n.e.c.Table 9 Note 1 Total sexual minorityTable 9 Note 2
percentTable 9 Note 3 95% confidence interval percentTable 9 Note 3 95% confidence interval percentTable 9 Note 3 95% confidence interval percentTable 9 Note 3 95% confidence interval percentTable 9 Note 3 95% confidence interval
from to from to from to from to from to
Binge drinking in the past 12 months 44.1 43.4 44.8 52.7Note * 46.6 58.7 55.3Note * 48.4 61.9 38.3 23.8 55.3 53.0Note * 48.5 57.4
Non-medicinal cannabis use in the past 12 months 15.3 14.8 15.9 28.5Note * 23.6 33.9 46.3Note * 39.8 53.0 20.8 11.1 35.6 37.0Note * 32.8 41.3
Non-prescribed drug use in the past 12 months (other than cannabis) 2.6 2.3 2.9 6.6Note * 4.2 10.2 14.0Note * 10.3 18.8 Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published 10.3Note * 8.0 13.0
Used drugs or alcohol to cope
With abuse or violence that occurred in lifetimeTable 9 Note 4 10.4 9.9 11.0 18.2Note * 14.1 23.2 29.5Note * 23.8 35.9 20.2 11.0 34.3 24.1Note * 20.4 28.3
With abuse or violence that occurred in past 12 monthsTable 9 Note 5 9.7 7.2 13.0 Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published 31.0Note * 18.2 47.4 Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published 29.4Note * 19.1 42.3
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