Proportion of children and youth living in a house where someone smokes inside the home every day or almost every day, by age group, Canada, 2007/2009 and 2009/2011

*Age 3 to 5, Cycle 2, 2009/11 only.

Source: CICH graphic created using data adapted from Statistics Canada. Canadian Health Measures Survey.  Data underlying the Figure combines Cycles 1 (2007/09) and 2 (2009/11) – custom runs.

According to the Canadian Health Measures Survey (2007/2009 and 2009/2011), 6% of children 3 to 5 years of age are exposed to environmental tobacco smoke in their homes every day or almost every day.

That proportion was higher for older Canadian children and youth.