Students in grades 6 to 12 who report having symptoms of anxiety or depression

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2022-2023 Academic Year 2021-2022 Academic Year 2018-2019 Academic Year 2015-2016
Province
New Brunswick
55.8
55.3 - 56.2
53.9
46.4
39.5
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
53.1
52.4 - 53.9
52.7
45.6
37.5
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
58.5
57.7 - 59.3
56.3
49.1
41.9
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
58.5
57.7 - 59.4
55.7
48.0
41.3
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
50.3
48.7 - 51.9
47.9
38.2
34.5
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
56.0
53.7 - 58.4
53.2
45.2
38.9
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
51.9
50.4 - 53.3
49.7
43.2
35.6
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
58.2
56.5 - 59.9
54.9
46.3
44.1
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
56.6
54.5 - 58.7
52.7
45.5
37.1
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
54.1
51.8 - 56.5
51.0
47.1
41.1
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
54.9
51.8 - 57.9
53.5
44.3
34.3
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
50.9
47.2 - 54.5
44.4
45.4
30.3
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
57.7
54.0 - 61.4
52.8
46.6
43.2
Dieppe and Memramcook
42.7
40.7 - 44.6
45.9
38.0
30.2
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
58.9
54.0 - 63.7
54.7
43.6
42.6
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
51.0
48.8 - 53.2
47.3
39.0
33.7
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
55.6
53.5 - 57.6
54.4
44.4
39.1
Fredericton
57.5
56.2 - 58.7
53.6
47.7
37.9
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
n/a
55.7
35.2
30.0
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
51.5
48.8 - 54.1
48.4
40.9
35.2
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
61.8
56.1 - 67.5
67.8
48.6
30.6
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
44.2
39.7 - 48.8
49.9
32.0
35.7
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
61.8
57.9 - 65.7
56.4
46.7
45.3
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
57.8
56.0 - 59.6
55.0
47.0
43.9
Moncton
54.3
53.2 - 55.4
53.1
45.1
38.1
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
59.9
56.0 - 63.8
60.9
48.9
39.6
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
61.3
56.0 - 66.5
53.8
39.8
46.1
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
50.8
46.3 - 55.3
50.4
47.1
37.3
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
61.8
59.8 - 63.8
60.2
54.9
50.3
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
68.9
65.4 - 72.4
64.2
45.9
40.4
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
54.6
53.1 - 56.1
53.5
45.7
38.6
Riverview and Coverdale
59.0
56.8 - 61.2
58.2
51.3
40.8
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
57.4
53.9 - 60.9
57.1
48.5
36.3
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
59.9
58.7 - 61.1
57.4
52.1
45.3
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
58.0
55.2 - 60.8
55.3
51.4
41.6
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
48.5
45.5 - 51.5
48.5
44.3
35.5
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
45.2
41.6 - 48.8
46.0
39.4
34.7
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
60.1
56.5 - 63.6
58.0
53.6
42.4
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
61.1
58.3 - 63.8
55.3
45.0
39.7
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
60.1
57.7 - 62.6
59.0
50.0
39.8
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
48.1
45.2 - 51.0
49.8
39.3
37.6
School districts
Anglophone East School District
58.3
57.4 - 59.3
56.7
48.4
39.5
Anglophone North School District
61.8
60.5 - 63.2
58.6
51.8
44.9
Anglophone South School District
59.0
58.2 - 59.8
56.6
49.5
42.2
Anglophone West School District
59.2
58.4 - 60.0
56.5
48.4
41.3
Anglophone sector
59.2
58.8 - 59.7
56.8
49.2
41.7
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
49.7
48.4 - 51.1
47.5
40.2
34.4
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
48.1
46.4 - 49.8
47.1
37.4
33.6
District scolaire francophone Sud
44.7
43.5 - 45.8
45.7
39.8
34.2
Francophone sector
46.8
46.1 - 47.6
46.5
39.5
34.2
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
49.0
48.4 - 49.6
47.3
38.5
30.3
Grades 9 to 12
60.5
60.0 - 61.1
58.7
52.0
45.8
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 report having symptoms of anxiety or depression.

Source

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

Calculations

This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of respondents who answered "yes" by the number of respondents who answered "yes or no" . This indicators is based on respondents who answered at least 1 of the following 2 questions about depression and anxiety: During the last 12 months, did you ever feel so sad or hopeless almost every day for two weeks or more in a row that you stopped doing some usual activities? And during the last 12 months, did you ever feel nervous, anxious or on edge or you were unable to stop or control worrying almost every day for two weeks or more in a row that you stopped doing some usual activities?

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

%

Interpretation

Lower is better

NBHC code

SH_DEPAN_1

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