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Table 1 Prevalence of Smoking and Alcohol Consumption Among Elderly Canadians, PALS 2001, CCHS 2003

From: Smoking and alcohol consumption patterns among elderly Canadians with mobility disabilities

  Prevalence of Smoking Prevalence of Alcohol Consumption
% %
General elderly populationa 11.93 48.08
(n = 21,170)
Elderly population with less-severe mobility disabilitiesb 12.55 19.37
(n = 6,038)
Elderly population with more-severe mobility disabilitiesb 11.57 12.85
(n = 6,038)
  1. Abbreviations: CCHS, Canadian Community Health Survey; PALS, Participation and Activity Limitation Survey.
  2. a Data came from CCHS 2003.
  3. b Data came from PALS 2001.