Citizens who have no insurance coverage for dental expenses

Table

Unit %

Year 2020 Year 2017 Year 2014
Province
New Brunswick
29.9
29.2 - 30.7
33.3
32.7 - 34.0
31.3
30.7 - 32.0
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
25.2
23.7 - 26.7
31.7
30.5 - 32.9
27.6
26.3 - 28.8
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
27.8
26.1 - 29.5
30.6
29.2 - 32.0
30.0
28.7 - 31.3
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
23.5
22.0 - 24.9
27.3
26.0 - 28.6
26.0
24.8 - 27.2
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
40.8
37.9 - 43.8
40.2
38.0 - 42.4
38.1
35.7 - 40.5
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
42.3
38.7 - 46.0
43.7
40.5 - 46.8
42.4
38.5 - 46.3
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
46.2
43.8 - 48.6
46.7
44.7 - 48.8
43.9
41.5 - 46.4
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
38.2
34.5 - 41.9
36.5
33.7 - 39.4
36.9
33.5 - 40.2
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
41.3
37.0 - 45.6
39.4
36.2 - 42.6
34.8
30.9 - 38.6
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
31.2
27.6 - 34.8
39.4
35.8 - 42.9
45.3
41.5 - 49.1
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
40.1
34.9 - 45.4
47.0
42.6 - 51.4
43.2
37.7 - 48.6
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
52.3
47.3 - 57.2
52.4
47.7 - 57.1
52.7
47.5 - 57.9
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
44.5
39.4 - 49.5
40.7
36.2 - 45.3
41.7
36.2 - 47.3
Dieppe and Memramcook
19.7
16.2 - 23.1
23.5
20.7 - 26.4
19.6
15.5 - 23.6
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
26.5
21.6 - 31.4
27.8
23.5 - 32.1
28.5
24.0 - 33.0
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
37.8
33.5 - 42.1
38.3
35.4 - 41.2
33.9
30.9 - 36.8
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
33.9
29.8 - 38.1
35.4
31.5 - 39.4
33.8
31.0 - 36.6
Fredericton
19.2
16.3 - 22.1
22.6
20.0 - 25.2
20.7
17.9 - 23.6
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
25.9
20.6 - 31.2
29.2
24.5 - 33.9
25.2
20.8 - 29.5
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
42.7
37.8 - 47.6
39.7
35.8 - 43.7
38.0
33.7 - 42.3
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
29.0
22.1 - 36.0
45.3
38.8 - 51.8
36.2
29.6 - 42.8
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
51.1
43.4 - 58.8
49.0
42.4 - 55.6
58.9
50.2 - 67.6
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
34.5
28.4 - 40.6
42.6
37.4 - 47.8
38.0
33.7 - 42.3
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
33.5
29.3 - 37.7
34.6
31.5 - 37.8
33.5
29.8 - 37.1
Moncton
24.5
21.3 - 27.8
32.5
30.2 - 34.9
22.5
20.2 - 24.7
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
30.4
25.2 - 35.6
38.3
33.6 - 43.0
33.2
29.2 - 37.1
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
55.4
47.8 - 63.0
47.0
40.2 - 53.8
51.0
42.9 - 59.2
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
13.5
10.5 - 16.5
20.2
16.9 - 23.5
15.8
12.8 - 18.7
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
18.0
14.4 - 21.5
15.5
12.5 - 18.5
21.2
18.0 - 24.4
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
38.8
32.7 - 44.8
47.1
41.8 - 52.3
45.1
40.1 - 50.1
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
22.3
18.8 - 25.7
20.0
17.6 - 22.5
18.9
16.4 - 21.4
Riverview and Coverdale
20.8
17.1 - 24.5
25.6
22.5 - 28.7
24.4
20.8 - 28.1
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
26.4
21.4 - 31.4
33.5
29.3 - 37.7
27.1
22.4 - 31.8
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
26.8
23.4 - 30.1
28.6
26.2 - 31.1
31.1
28.9 - 33.2
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
31.8
25.3 - 38.3
28.8
22.8 - 34.8
37.2
31.5 - 43.0
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
29.5
24.6 - 34.5
34.5
31.4 - 37.7
34.7
31.6 - 37.7
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
49.1
43.9 - 54.3
52.3
47.4 - 57.2
53.5
47.9 - 59.1
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
33.8
28.5 - 39.0
45.5
40.7 - 50.2
42.9
38.9 - 47.0
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
32.3
27.6 - 36.9
38.6
34.0 - 43.2
35.8
31.4 - 40.2
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
35.6
31.1 - 40.1
43.0
39.4 - 46.6
36.2
32.8 - 39.5
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
50.2
45.6 - 54.9
51.4
46.9 - 55.8
46.5
41.2 - 51.8
Age
18-64
21.3
20.4 - 22.2
25.2
24.5 - 25.9
24.0
23.3 - 24.8
65 and over
54.6
53.2 - 55.9
58.7
57.5 - 59.9
59.9
58.7 - 61.2
Sex at birth
Female
30.6
29.6 - 31.5
33.7
32.8 - 34.5
32.5
31.6 - 33.3
Male
29.2
27.9 - 30.6
33.0
31.9 - 34.1
30.1
29.0 - 31.2
Sexual orientation
Sexual minority people
33.8
29.3 - 38.3
n/a
n/a
Heterosexual people
29.2
28.4 - 30.0
n/a
n/a
Language
Preferred language of service: English
27.3
26.4 - 28.2
30.9
30.1 - 31.6
29.2
28.4 - 29.9
Preferred language of service: French
37.8
36.2 - 39.4
40.5
39.2 - 41.8
36.9
35.4 - 38.3
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
28.6
23.6 - 33.5
37.7
34.2 - 41.2
35.8
31.5 - 40.0
Non-Indigenous
29.8
29.0 - 30.6
33.1
32.4 - 33.7
31.2
30.5 - 31.9
Immigrant
Immigrants
30.4
27.1 - 33.7
32.1
29.2 - 35.0
n/a
Non-immigrants
29.9
29.1 - 30.7
33.4
32.7 - 34.1
n/a
Education level
High school or less
42.1
40.8 - 43.5
46.9
45.8 - 47.9
43.7
42.6 - 44.8
Postsecondary
23.3
22.4 - 24.2
24.4
23.7 - 25.2
23.6
22.8 - 24.4
Household income
Less than $25,000
60.6
58.5 - 62.6
61.2
59.7 - 62.8
63.1
61.6 - 64.6
$25,000 to less than $60,000
40.0
38.6 - 41.4
41.6
40.5 - 42.7
38.3
37.2 - 39.5
$60,000 or more
11.3
10.5 - 12.2
11.8
11.1 - 12.5
10.5
9.8 - 11.2
Persons with a disability
Without disability
27.1
26.2 - 28.0
30.2
29.5 - 30.9
27.9
27.1 - 28.6
With disability
38.7
37.1 - 40.2
43.7
42.3 - 45.0
43.3
41.9 - 44.7
n/a = Not applicable / not available
S = Data was suppressed due to low respondent counts

About

This indicator is the percentage of citizens who have no insurance coverage for dental expenses.

Source

New Brunswick Health Council, Primary Health Survey

Calculations

This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of respondents who answered "no, I do not have an insurance plan" by the number of respondents who answered "no, I do not have an insurance plan, yes, it is a plan sponsored by the government, yes, it is a plan sponsored by my employer or yes, it is a private plan" to the question: Do you have insurance that covers all or part of the cost of: b) Dental expenses?

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_INS02_1