Regional Differences in Smoking Behaviour: Tailoring Our Efforts




April 2007

Type of Report

OTRU Update


Regional differences in prevalence of smoking across the province of Ontario have been reported at the public health unit level. Populations in which smoking behaviours remain high may be both geographically and socio-demographically distinct from other populations and thus require programs or policies tailored towards their needs. This update examines the relationship between regional sociodemographic characteristics and smoking behaviour in Ontario.