Students in grades 7 to 12 who report having had 5 or more drinks at one time, at least once a month, in the last 12 months

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2021-2022 Academic Year 2018-2019 Academic Year 2015-2016
Province
New Brunswick
11.6
14.6
16.9
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
10.0
14.3
14.5
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
10.7
14.0
15.9
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
10.0
11.5
15.1
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
13.2
16.2
19.3
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
15.7
20.9
19.5
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
17.0
17.1
20.7
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
17.9
22.8
28.6
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
14.3
16.8
12.5
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
17.6
21.8
20.2
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
16.7
22.4
13.0
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
17.0
17.1
32.6
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
14.3
18.7
25.3
Dieppe and Memramcook
9.3
11.2
15.9
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
17.2
13.9
16.7
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
10.0
13.7
19.0
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
11.8
14.6
16.8
Fredericton
8.1
8.8
7.5
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
S
S
0.0
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
14.1
13.3
17.5
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
20.4
25.1
12.0
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
25.6
29.7
25.7
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
11.2
11.3
21.0
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
17.6
23.5
29.0
Moncton
7.0
10.8
11.1
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
17.8
17.5
18.3
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
20.4
14.9
23.7
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
11.6
15.5
25.6
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
8.1
13.3
17.1
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
18.1
15.3
30.5
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
11.6
12.0
15.2
Riverview and Coverdale
10.2
15.8
16.4
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
13.2
14.7
18.2
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
10.4
15.4
16.1
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
15.2
19.9
19.8
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
9.3
18.2
12.4
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
21.8
23.2
23.9
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
15.4
16.7
17.2
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
9.5
12.4
14.4
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
10.1
16.6
19.1
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
19.7
14.1
19.9
School districts
Anglophone East School District
9.6
14.2
14.4
Anglophone North School District
17.9
23.2
24.4
Anglophone South School District
11.0
14.3
16.0
Anglophone West School District
10.4
12.1
15.7
Anglophone sector
11.3
14.6
16.6
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
17.0
17.0
21.3
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
13.4
16.6
19.7
District scolaire francophone Sud
9.0
11.8
13.3
Francophone sector
12.2
14.4
17.4
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
2.1
1.7
2.2
Grades 9 to 12
16.0
20.5
23.6
Gender
Woman/Girl
12.4
n/a
n/a
Man/Boy
11.3
n/a
n/a
Non-binary
6.5
n/a
n/a
Sex at birth
Female
11.6
13.1
n/a
Male
11.4
16.2
n/a
Race
White
12.4
n/a
n/a
South Asian
4.8
n/a
n/a
Other
11.8
n/a
n/a
Middle Eastern
6.0
n/a
n/a
Latino
14.1
n/a
n/a
East/Southeast Asian
5.8
n/a
n/a
Black
11.2
n/a
n/a
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
17.2
19.0
23.1
Non-Indigenous
11.4
14.4
16.5
Immigrant
Immigrants
7.0
11.1
n/a
Non-immigrants
12.1
14.8
n/a
Special needs
Has a special need
14.8
n/a
n/a
No special need
9.7
n/a
n/a
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 had 5 or more drinks at one time, at least once a month, in the last 12 months.

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 "once a month, 2 to 3 times a month, once a week, 2 to 5 times a week or daily or almost daily" by the number of respondents who answered "I have never had 5 drinks or more on one occasion, I have done this, but not in the last 12 months, less than once a month, once a month, 2 to 3 times a month, once a week, 2 to 5 times a week or daily or almost daily" to the question: In the last 12 months, how often did you have 5 drinks of alcohol or more on one occasion?

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_ALC04_1