July 8, 2021 | Self-Reported Impact of COVID-19 on Smoking and Vaping in Canada During the Early Stages of the Pandemic | English

This report presents findings on changes in Canadians’ smoking and vaping behaviours, cessation behaviours, COVID-19 related beliefs and perceptions, and trust in government and health authorities during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. Data are from the Wave 3 (2020) ITC Four Country Smoking and Vaping Survey of approximately 7,800 adult smokers and vapers in Canada, Australia, England and the United States. This report presents findings based on data collected from April 3 to June 1, 2020. Data are from respondents who completed a set of COVID-19 related questions added to the survey on April 3, 2020, approximately one month after the global pandemic was declared.

This report is also available in French.


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