ASSAD Tobacco use, ever smoked, by sex

ASSAD Tobacco use, ever smoked, by sex


    Ever smoked tobacco, ACT Secondary Students aged 12-17 years, by sex, 1996-2017


    Although secondary students' reported tobacco use remained relatively stable between 2014 and 2017, there has been a significant decrease in the prevalence of ever smoking, which dropped from 55.7% in 1996 to 13.2% in 2017. There was no significant difference by sex (males: 11.3%; females: 15.2%).

    Please note that this indicator was updated in 2022 and replaces all previous versions. 

    For the purpose of reporting the Australian Secondary Students' Alcohol and Drug survey data on HealthStats, if the 95% confidence intervals of the estimates do not overlap, they are considered to be significantly different.

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