Students in grades 6 to 12 who, on average, spend 3 hours or more on social media sites or apps

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2021-2022
Province
New Brunswick
47.7
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
45.7
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
47.7
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
45.0
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
51.1
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
57.1
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
52.2
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
55.9
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
50.9
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
52.5
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
57.2
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
52.6
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
56.8
Dieppe and Memramcook
41.7
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
53.7
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
51.4
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
48.2
Fredericton
41.5
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
45.2
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
49.4
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
56.3
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
54.3
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
46.3
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
55.4
Moncton
45.2
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
49.3
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
60.5
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
49.3
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
47.9
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
54.3
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
43.7
Riverview and Coverdale
45.8
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
40.0
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
50.6
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
43.2
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
50.1
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
57.5
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
51.0
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
45.1
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
45.7
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
51.3
School districts
Anglophone East School District
46.2
Anglophone North School District
55.7
Anglophone South School District
47.8
Anglophone West School District
45.8
Anglophone sector
47.7
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
53.3
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
50.9
District scolaire francophone Sud
43.4
Francophone sector
47.9
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
41.1
Grades 9 to 12
52.7
Gender
Woman/Girl
56.7
Man/Boy
38.5
Non-binary
56.6
Sex at birth
Female
56.8
Male
38.3
Sexual identity
Minority sexual identity
53.9
Heterosexual
47.9
LGBTQ2+ Status
LGBTQ2+ person
53.7
Non LGBTQ2+ person
47.9
Race
White
48.7
South Asian
33.4
Other
42.4
Middle Eastern
46.6
Latino
50.0
East/Southeast Asian
44.9
Black
50.3
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
55.2
Non-Indigenous
47.5
Food poverty
Food poverty
56.3
No food poverty
47.1
Immigrant
Immigrants
43.8
Non-immigrants
48.2
Special needs
Has a special need
53.4
No special need
44.6
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 3 hours or more on social media sites or apps.

Source

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

Calculations

This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of respondents who answered "about 3 hours, about 4 hours, about 5 hours, about 6 hours or about 7 or more hours" by the number of respondents who answered "none at all, about 30 minutes, about 1 hour, about 2 hours, about 3 hours, about 4 hours, about 5 hours, about 6 hours or about 7 or more hours" to the question: About how many hours a day do you usually spend on social media sites or apps, such as TikTok, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook, either posting or browsing?

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_DAA04_1