Québec Survey on Tobacco and Vaping Products

    General Information

    The Québec Survey on Tobacco and Vaping Products is a continuation of the Survey of Smoking Habits in Québec conducted by the Institut de la statistique du Québec in 2010, 2011 and 2013. The EQTPV is seeking to collect current data on the consumption of traditional cigarettes and the use of vaping products, and to gather information on the consumption of other tobacco products.

    Frequency and editions

    First edition: 2020

    Second edition: 2023

    Type of survey

    Cross-sectional survey. Province-wide scope.

    Target population

    Persons aged 15 and over living in non-institutional households in Québec. Persons living in the health regions of Nunavik (17) and Terres-Cries-de-la-Baie-James (18) are not part of the population targeted by the survey.

    Sampling and data collection

    The sampling frame used to select the survey sample is based on data from the insured persons registration file of the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ). Respondents completed the questionnaire by telephone or online.


    • Data collection period: July 21 - November 23, 2020
    • 13,553 respondents
    • Weighted response rate: 58%


    • Data collection period: July 10 - November 19, 2023
    • 11,904 respondents
    • Weighted response rate: 52.4%

    Themes or subjects addressed

    Perceptions of the risk associated with the use of traditional cigarettes and vaping products.

    Consumption habits of traditional cigarettes, vaping products and other tobacco or nicotine products. 

    Smoking and vaping cessation.

    Exposure to tobacco smoke and aerosols from vaping products.

    Methodological and technical information


    Complementary materials

    The microdata file is available at the Centre d’accès aux données de recherche of the Institut de la statistique du Québec.

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