Students in grades 7 to 12 who report having ever used alcohol

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2021-2022
Province
New Brunswick
45.0
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
41.7
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
43.4
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
41.3
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
57.2
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
53.5
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
56.3
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
50.1
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
50.6
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
49.6
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
52.3
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
59.1
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
55.4
Dieppe and Memramcook
41.3
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
46.7
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
57.0
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
48.5
Fredericton
37.4
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
21.6
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
51.1
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
59.4
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
75.2
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
44.1
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
49.8
Moncton
36.7
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
53.2
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
52.5
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
39.6
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
39.5
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
50.3
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
43.4
Riverview and Coverdale
43.9
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
45.2
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
43.5
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
50.3
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
44.4
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
67.7
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
43.7
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
43.6
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
47.5
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
59.3
School districts
Anglophone East School District
41.9
Anglophone North School District
50.9
Anglophone South School District
43.7
Anglophone West School District
42.1
Anglophone sector
43.6
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
56.4
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
58.2
District scolaire francophone Sud
39.8
Francophone sector
48.3
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
20.6
Grades 9 to 12
57.3
Gender
Woman/Girl
48.0
Man/Boy
42.0
Non-binary
47.6
Sex at birth
Female
47.8
Male
42.0
Race
White
48.9
South Asian
21.7
Other
41.8
Middle Eastern
23.9
Latino
51.1
East/Southeast Asian
34.4
Black
38.3
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
52.2
Non-Indigenous
45.2
Immigrant
Immigrants
34.0
Non-immigrants
46.2
Special needs
Has a special need
53.4
No special need
40.3
n/a = Not applicable / not available
S = Data was suppressed due to low respondent counts

About

This indicator is the percentage of students in grades 7 to 12 who report having ever used alcohol.

Source

New Brunswick Health Council, New Brunswick Student Wellness Survey - Grades 6-12

Calculations

This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of respondents who answered "I have done this, but not in the last 12 months, less than once a month, once a month, 2-3 times a month, once a week, 2-3 times a week, 4-6 times a week or every day" by the number of respondents who answered "I have never had alcohol, I have done this, but not in the last 12 months, less than once a month, once a month, 2-3 times a month, once a week, 2-3 times a week, 4-6 times a week or every day" to the question: In the last 12 months, how often did you drink alcohol (more than a sip)?

Notes

Users are advised to exercise caution if comparing data from the community of Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area to other New Brunswick communities. The data for the community of Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area is based on students in grades 6 to 8, while data from the other communities are based on students in grades 6 to 12. Survey results are assigned to communities based on the location of the school. The community of Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area does not have any schools with grades 9 to 12.

Unit

%

NBHC code

SH_ALC03_3