Citizens [having seen a specialist] who have seen a specialist for the first time in the last 12 months

Table

Unit %

Year 2020 Year 2017
Province
New Brunswick
17.9
17.2 - 18.5
25.0
24.4 - 25.6
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
18.5
17.2 - 19.8
26.4
25.2 - 27.5
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
17.9
16.4 - 19.3
26.0
24.7 - 27.3
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
16.1
14.8 - 17.3
23.6
22.3 - 24.9
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
19.3
16.9 - 21.6
22.3
20.4 - 24.2
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
23.0
19.9 - 26.1
28.1
25.3 - 30.9
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
18.6
16.8 - 20.5
23.8
22.0 - 25.6
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
17.4
14.5 - 20.3
23.0
20.5 - 25.5
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
19.4
15.9 - 22.8
23.1
20.3 - 25.9
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
16.7
13.8 - 19.5
26.6
23.4 - 29.8
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
21.1
16.8 - 25.4
24.2
20.4 - 27.9
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
18.2
14.4 - 22.0
19.2
15.6 - 22.9
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
24.9
20.5 - 29.3
31.5
27.3 - 35.8
Dieppe and Memramcook
13.2
10.3 - 16.1
26.6
23.6 - 29.5
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
13.2
9.4 - 16.9
26.2
22.0 - 30.3
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
21.3
17.7 - 24.8
25.2
22.6 - 27.8
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
13.3
10.3 - 16.2
20.2
16.9 - 23.5
Fredericton
17.4
14.6 - 20.1
24.0
21.4 - 26.7
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
17.4
12.9 - 22.0
22.9
18.6 - 27.3
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
17.3
13.6 - 20.9
17.8
14.8 - 20.8
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
15.7
10.2 - 21.2
20.1
14.9 - 25.3
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
15.0
9.6 - 20.4
20.9
15.6 - 26.2
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
13.3
9.0 - 17.6
20.5
16.3 - 24.7
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
17.0
13.7 - 20.3
24.3
21.4 - 27.1
Moncton
20.5
17.4 - 23.5
27.3
25.1 - 29.5
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
17.3
13.1 - 21.6
22.1
18.1 - 26.1
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
19.5
13.5 - 25.5
16.1
11.1 - 21.0
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
15.4
12.3 - 18.6
24.4
20.9 - 27.9
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
15.1
11.8 - 18.4
25.6
22.0 - 29.2
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
23.8
18.5 - 29.0
25.0
20.5 - 29.6
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
17.8
14.7 - 21.0
26.9
24.2 - 29.6
Riverview and Coverdale
16.8
13.4 - 20.2
27.2
24.0 - 30.4
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
18.4
14.1 - 22.7
25.7
21.8 - 29.6
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
19.3
16.3 - 22.3
27.5
25.1 - 30.0
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
16.6
11.4 - 21.7
25.0
19.2 - 30.7
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
21.3
16.9 - 25.7
24.5
21.7 - 27.3
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
16.3
12.5 - 20.1
27.8
23.5 - 32.2
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
16.5
12.4 - 20.6
24.6
20.5 - 28.6
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
21.5
17.4 - 25.5
23.0
19.0 - 26.9
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
16.8
13.4 - 20.3
23.6
20.5 - 26.6
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
19.3
15.6 - 22.9
25.8
21.9 - 29.7
Age
18-64
16.8
16.0 - 17.6
24.4
23.6 - 25.1
65 and over
20.4
19.3 - 21.5
27.0
25.9 - 28.0
Sex at birth
Female
19.5
18.7 - 20.3
27.9
27.2 - 28.7
Male
15.9
14.9 - 17.0
21.8
20.9 - 22.8
Sexual orientation
Sexual minority people
18.4
14.7 - 22.0
n/a
Heterosexual people
18.0
17.3 - 18.6
n/a
Language
Preferred language of service: English
17.3
16.5 - 18.1
25.3
24.6 - 26.1
Preferred language of service: French
19.1
17.9 - 20.4
24.3
23.1 - 25.4
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
16.1
12.1 - 20.0
28.4
25.2 - 31.6
Non-Indigenous
18.1
17.4 - 18.7
24.8
24.2 - 25.4
Immigrant
Immigrants
15.3
12.8 - 17.9
25.0
22.3 - 27.7
Non-immigrants
17.8
17.1 - 18.4
25.0
24.4 - 25.6
Education level
High school or less
16.3
15.4 - 17.3
24.2
23.3 - 25.1
Postsecondary
18.5
17.7 - 19.4
25.6
24.8 - 26.3
Household income
Less than $25,000
17.4
15.9 - 19.0
24.4
23.0 - 25.7
$25,000 to less than $60,000
16.8
15.7 - 17.8
25.9
24.9 - 26.9
$60,000 or more
18.6
17.6 - 19.7
24.8
23.8 - 25.8
Persons with a disability
Without disability
14.9
14.2 - 15.6
22.9
22.3 - 23.6
With disability
26.5
25.1 - 27.9
32.0
30.8 - 33.3
n/a = Not applicable / not available
S = Data was suppressed due to low respondent counts

About

This indicator is the percentage of citizens [having seen a specialist] who have seen a specialist for the first time in the last 12 months.

Source

New Brunswick Health Council, Primary Health Survey

Calculations

This indicator is based on respondents who have seen a specialist . This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of respondents who answered "yes" by the number of respondents who answered "no or yes" to the question: In the last 12 months, have you seen a specialist for the first time? This does not include seeing a specialist during a hospital stay or a visit to an emergency department

Unit

%

NBHC code

PH_USEST_1