Students in grades 6 to 12 who, on average, spend 2 hours or less of screen time per day

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2021-2022 Academic Year 2018-2019
Province
New Brunswick
24.2
29.1
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
24.6
29.7
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
24.3
27.9
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
25.1
29.4
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
26.6
37.2
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
17.7
22.8
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
22.4
28.0
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
21.4
26.1
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
21.5
31.0
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
21.6
29.2
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
17.1
22.6
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
20.3
26.8
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
18.6
23.1
Dieppe and Memramcook
26.6
35.2
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
23.1
31.2
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
26.1
38.8
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
25.5
31.3
Fredericton
26.3
30.0
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
30.6
39.2
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
29.4
33.7
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
19.2
31.3
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
20.9
34.4
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
21.1
34.0
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
21.5
26.1
Moncton
24.8
29.4
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
22.9
28.2
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
20.2
26.4
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
32.3
38.5
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
22.5
23.2
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
23.8
28.6
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
27.5
31.6
Riverview and Coverdale
22.7
26.0
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
26.3
29.1
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
20.9
23.9
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
30.4
29.1
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
22.9
27.8
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
21.9
23.7
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
21.5
23.5
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
27.8
30.1
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
28.3
31.6
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
25.6
25.6
School districts
Anglophone East School District
23.8
27.3
Anglophone North School District
19.6
24.2
Anglophone South School District
24.2
27.5
Anglophone West School District
24.7
28.8
Anglophone sector
23.8
27.5
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
22.0
28.0
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
26.8
38.4
District scolaire francophone Sud
26.9
34.3
Francophone sector
25.4
33.0
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
29.4
36.9
Grades 9 to 12
20.4
23.5
Gender
Woman/Girl
24.3
n/a
Man/Boy
24.9
n/a
Non-binary
15.3
n/a
Sex at birth
Female
23.5
28.9
Male
25.0
29.2
Race
White
22.5
n/a
South Asian
30.5
n/a
Other
28.7
n/a
Middle Eastern
32.4
n/a
Latino
26.5
n/a
East/Southeast Asian
25.4
n/a
Black
27.1
n/a
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
21.5
26.4
Non-Indigenous
24.0
29.1
Immigrant
Immigrants
28.4
31.6
Non-immigrants
23.8
28.8
Special needs
Has a special need
20.2
n/a
No special need
26.4
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 6 to 12 who, on average, spend 2 hours or less of screen time per day.

Source

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

Calculations

This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of respondents who answered "none, less than 1 hour a day or 1 to 2 hours a day" by the number of respondents who answered "none, less than 1 hour a day, 1 to 2 hours a day, more than 2 but less than 5 hours a day or 5 or more hours a day" to the question: On average, about how many hours a day do you watch / stream TV shows or movies; play video / computer games; FaceTime; text / SMS; use instant messaging (for example, Facebook chat, Snapchat); surf the Internet; email; use other social media (for example, Facebook, Twitter, apps, Instagram, games, YouTube, etc.)?

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_DAA01_2