Citizens who reported that they have been diagnosed or treated for asthma

Table

Unit %

Year 2020 Year 2017 Year 2014 Year 2011
Province
New Brunswick
11.8
11.2 - 12.3
11.6
11.1 - 12.0
11.8
11.4 - 12.3
10.3
9.9 - 10.7
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
10.9
9.8 - 12.0
11.3
10.4 - 12.1
11.4
10.5 - 12.3
9.6
8.7 - 10.5
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
11.9
10.7 - 13.1
11.5
10.5 - 12.4
11.2
10.3 - 12.0
10.6
9.7 - 11.4
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
13.4
12.2 - 14.6
13.2
12.2 - 14.2
13.3
12.4 - 14.3
11.2
10.2 - 12.1
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
11.5
9.6 - 13.4
9.1
7.8 - 10.3
9.9
8.4 - 11.3
7.8
6.4 - 9.1
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
9.8
7.7 - 12.0
10.3
8.4 - 12.2
14.2
11.4 - 16.9
9.6
7.7 - 11.5
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
10.6
9.2 - 12.1
10.5
9.3 - 11.8
12.2
10.6 - 13.8
12.0
10.7 - 13.3
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
12.3
9.8 - 14.8
12.9
10.9 - 14.9
11.0
8.8 - 13.1
9.6
8.1 - 11.1
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
9.4
6.8 - 11.9
10.7
8.7 - 12.8
12.1
9.5 - 14.8
13.0
10.8 - 15.2
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
11.2
8.8 - 13.6
10.7
8.4 - 12.9
8.9
6.8 - 11.1
11.9
9.5 - 14.4
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
8.4
5.5 - 11.3
9.8
7.2 - 12.4
13.4
9.7 - 17.1
9.3
6.4 - 12.3
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
8.8
6.0 - 11.6
7.2
4.7 - 9.6
8.7
5.8 - 11.7
9.5
7.0 - 12.1
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
11.3
8.1 - 14.5
10.8
8.0 - 13.6
14.9
10.8 - 18.9
9.9
7.4 - 12.4
Dieppe and Memramcook
12.4
9.6 - 15.3
11.0
8.9 - 13.1
11.3
8.1 - 14.6
10.1
7.0 - 13.2
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
13.1
9.4 - 16.9
14.9
11.5 - 18.2
14.0
10.6 - 17.5
12.5
9.4 - 15.5
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
12.3
9.5 - 15.2
8.4
6.7 - 10.0
9.5
7.7 - 11.4
7.3
5.5 - 9.1
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
12.2
9.3 - 15.0
9.4
7.0 - 11.8
10.6
8.8 - 12.4
9.5
7.6 - 11.5
Fredericton
12.9
10.4 - 15.3
13.0
10.9 - 15.1
15.0
12.5 - 17.5
9.8
7.6 - 12.0
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
13.2
9.1 - 17.3
11.1
7.8 - 14.3
4.4
2.3 - 6.5
8.2
5.2 - 11.2
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
10.9
7.8 - 13.9
10.1
7.7 - 12.5
8.2
5.7 - 10.6
7.8
5.4 - 10.1
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
10.9
6.2 - 15.7
8.8
5.2 - 12.5
7.5
3.9 - 11.1
7.1
3.9 - 10.3
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
9.0
4.7 - 13.4
9.5
5.7 - 13.3
16.1
9.7 - 22.6
9.8
6.5 - 13.1
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
28.0
22.3 - 33.7
15.7
11.9 - 19.5
12.6
9.6 - 15.5
12.2
9.0 - 15.3
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
13.6
10.6 - 16.6
12.8
10.5 - 15.0
12.5
9.9 - 15.1
9.7
8.0 - 11.4
Moncton
11.1
8.7 - 13.5
11.9
10.3 - 13.5
11.5
9.8 - 13.2
8.8
7.3 - 10.4
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
15.2
11.1 - 19.2
13.6
10.3 - 16.9
15.0
12.0 - 18.0
7.3
4.9 - 9.8
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
5.6
2.1 - 9.1
13.6
9.0 - 18.3
4.6
1.3 - 8.0
9.1
5.9 - 12.2
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
13.5
10.5 - 16.5
13.0
10.2 - 15.7
13.2
10.5 - 15.9
15.7
12.7 - 18.7
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
11.6
8.7 - 14.6
14.9
12.0 - 17.8
13.3
10.7 - 15.9
10.5
7.7 - 13.3
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
8.3
4.9 - 11.7
16.1
12.3 - 20.0
9.1
6.3 - 12.0
9.3
6.2 - 12.3
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
8.3
6.0 - 10.6
9.1
7.4 - 10.9
12.5
10.3 - 14.6
11.1
9.0 - 13.2
Riverview and Coverdale
12.3
9.3 - 15.3
9.8
7.6 - 11.9
9.5
7.1 - 12.0
7.9
5.5 - 10.3
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
12.9
9.1 - 16.6
10.8
8.1 - 13.6
16.3
12.4 - 20.2
12.5
8.9 - 16.2
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
12.0
9.5 - 14.5
12.0
10.2 - 13.8
13.1
11.6 - 14.7
11.1
9.6 - 12.6
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
10.4
6.1 - 14.6
11.9
7.6 - 16.1
13.6
9.5 - 17.6
12.5
8.5 - 16.5
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
7.4
4.5 - 10.2
11.8
9.6 - 13.9
12.4
10.3 - 14.5
9.7
7.7 - 11.6
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
10.6
7.4 - 13.8
9.7
6.8 - 12.6
16.3
12.2 - 20.5
7.5
5.2 - 9.8
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
11.3
7.8 - 14.8
12.4
9.3 - 15.5
9.9
7.4 - 12.3
7.3
5.2 - 9.4
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
13.3
10.0 - 16.6
12.0
8.9 - 15.0
7.8
5.4 - 10.3
10.9
7.9 - 13.9
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
14.4
11.1 - 17.7
13.2
10.7 - 15.6
8.2
6.3 - 10.1
10.9
8.5 - 13.3
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
13.6
10.5 - 16.8
13.5
10.5 - 16.5
11.6
8.2 - 15.0
17.4
14.0 - 20.9
Age
18-64
11.8
11.1 - 12.5
12.0
11.5 - 12.5
12.2
11.6 - 12.7
10.5
10.0 - 11.0
65 and over
10.8
9.9 - 11.6
10.3
9.6 - 11.0
10.5
9.7 - 11.2
9.6
8.8 - 10.4
Sex at birth
Female
13.1
12.4 - 13.8
12.8
12.2 - 13.4
13.2
12.6 - 13.8
11.9
11.3 - 12.4
Male
9.9
9.0 - 10.8
10.3
9.6 - 11.0
10.4
9.7 - 11.1
8.6
8.0 - 9.3
Sexual orientation
Sexual minority people
18.1
14.4 - 21.7
n/a
n/a
n/a
Heterosexual people
11.5
10.9 - 12.0
n/a
n/a
n/a
Language
Preferred language of service: English
12.3
11.6 - 12.9
12.3
11.7 - 12.8
12.1
11.6 - 12.6
11.3
10.8 - 11.8
Preferred language of service: French
9.9
8.9 - 10.9
9.3
8.6 - 10.1
11.2
10.3 - 12.2
8.8
8.0 - 9.6
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
16.5
12.5 - 20.5
20.1
17.2 - 22.9
18.9
15.5 - 22.4
15.3
12.1 - 18.4
Non-Indigenous
11.6
11.0 - 12.2
11.2
10.7 - 11.6
11.6
11.2 - 12.1
10.2
9.7 - 10.6
Immigrant
Immigrants
7.0
5.2 - 8.8
7.2
5.6 - 8.8
n/a
n/a
Non-immigrants
11.7
11.1 - 12.2
11.8
11.4 - 12.3
n/a
n/a
Education level
High school or less
12.1
11.2 - 13.0
12.4
11.7 - 13.1
13.2
12.5 - 14.0
10.7
10.1 - 11.3
Postsecondary
11.3
10.6 - 12.0
11.1
10.5 - 11.7
11.0
10.4 - 11.5
10.1
9.5 - 10.6
Household income
Less than $25,000
16.4
14.9 - 17.9
16.5
15.3 - 17.6
16.9
15.7 - 18.1
14.3
13.2 - 15.3
$25,000 to less than $60,000
11.3
10.4 - 12.2
11.1
10.4 - 11.8
11.7
10.9 - 12.4
9.4
8.7 - 10.0
$60,000 or more
10.4
9.6 - 11.2
10.0
9.3 - 10.6
10.1
9.4 - 10.8
9.3
8.6 - 10.0
Persons with a disability
Without disability
9.3
8.7 - 9.9
9.7
9.2 - 10.2
10.0
9.6 - 10.5
n/a
With disability
18.7
17.4 - 19.9
17.9
16.9 - 19.0
18.1
17.1 - 19.2
n/a
n/a = Not applicable / not available
S = Data was suppressed due to low respondent counts

About

This indicator is the percentage of citizens who reported that they have been diagnosed or treated for asthma.

Source

New Brunswick Health Council, Primary Health Survey

Calculations

This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of respondents who answered "yes" by the number of respondents who answered "yes or no" to the question: Has any health professional ever diagnosed you with or treated you for any of the following chronic health conditions: b) Asthma

Notes

The 2020 edition of the Primary Health Survey (PHS) was conducted during the COVID-19 pandemic. While the pandemic did not influence the survey’s response rate, NBHC had to assess the impact of surveying during the pandemic. Accordingly, advanced statistical analyses were performed to allow for comparison between the results obtained in 2020 and those obtained in previous PHS cycles. Despite these analyses, users are advised to use the PHS 2020 data with caution, especially when creating estimates for small sub-populations or when comparing it to other PHS editions.

Unit

%

Interpretation

Lower is better

NBHC code

PH_CHCAS_1