Table 1

Descriptive statistics for estimates of risk factor prevalence by sex for the population, 2010-2011, Canada
Male Female Total
(n = 849,600) %a (n = 791,400) %a (n = 1,641,000) %a
Grade 9 24.8 25.1 24.9
10 26.1 25.4 25.8
11 25.5 25.7 25.6
12 23.6 23.8 23.7
Current Smoker (based on cigarettes only) Yes 9.7 7.7 8.8
No 90.3 92.3 91.2
Current Marijuana Use Yes 22.3 15.3 18.8
No 77.7 84.7 81.2
Current Binge Drinking Yes 27.7 23.1 25.5
No 72.3 76.9 74.5
Weight Status Overweight/Obese 29.1 15.2 22.5
Normal Weight 70.9 84.8 77.5
Physical Activity Level Inactive 23.9 39.0 31.2
Active 76.1 61.0 68.8
Sedentary Behaviour Level High 89.8 89.1 89.4
Moderate / Low 10.2 10.9 10.6
Fruit / Vegetable Consumption Inadequate 94.5 92.7 93.6
Adequate 5.5 7.3 6.4
Male Female Total
(n = 577,600) %b (n = 518,400) %b (n = 1,096,000) %b
Number of Risk Factors All 7 0.3 # 0.3
6 2.5 1.9 2.2
5 7.4 5.9 6.7
4 18.4 14.2 16.4
3 32.7 35.8 34.2
2 33.4 33.2 33.3
1 5.1 7.9 6.4
None # 0.9 0.5

a weighted population estimate where missing data are excluded from the estimate.

b weighted population estimate where respondents were excluded if any individual risk factor data were missing.

1 Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland & Labrador.

2 Quebec does not include students in Grade 12.

3 Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba.

# Data not reportable due to low cell size.

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