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

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2021-2022 Academic Year 2018-2019 Academic Year 2015-2016
Province
New Brunswick
53.9
46.4
39.5
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
52.7
45.6
37.5
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
56.3
49.1
41.9
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
55.7
48.0
41.3
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
47.9
38.2
34.5
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
53.2
45.2
38.9
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
49.7
43.2
35.6
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
54.9
46.3
44.1
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
52.7
45.5
37.1
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
51.0
47.1
41.1
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
53.5
44.3
34.3
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
44.4
45.4
30.3
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
52.8
46.6
43.2
Dieppe and Memramcook
45.9
38.0
30.2
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
54.7
43.6
42.6
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
47.3
39.0
33.7
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
54.4
44.4
39.1
Fredericton
53.6
47.7
37.9
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
55.7
35.2
30.0
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
48.4
40.9
35.2
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
67.8
48.6
30.6
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
49.9
32.0
35.7
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
56.4
46.7
45.3
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
55.0
47.0
43.9
Moncton
53.1
45.1
38.1
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
60.9
48.9
39.6
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
53.8
39.8
46.1
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
50.4
47.1
37.3
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
60.2
54.9
50.3
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
64.2
45.9
40.4
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
53.5
45.7
38.6
Riverview and Coverdale
58.2
51.3
40.8
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
57.1
48.5
36.3
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
57.4
52.1
45.3
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
55.3
51.4
41.6
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
48.5
44.3
35.5
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
46.0
39.4
34.7
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
58.0
53.6
42.4
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
55.3
45.0
39.7
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
59.0
50.0
39.8
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
49.8
39.3
37.6
School districts
Anglophone East School District
56.7
48.4
39.5
Anglophone North School District
58.6
51.8
44.9
Anglophone South School District
56.6
49.5
42.2
Anglophone West School District
56.5
48.4
41.3
Anglophone sector
56.8
49.2
41.7
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
47.5
40.2
34.4
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
47.1
37.4
33.6
District scolaire francophone Sud
45.7
39.8
34.2
Francophone sector
46.5
39.5
34.2
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
47.3
38.5
30.3
Grades 9 to 12
58.7
52.0
45.8
Gender
Woman/Girl
64.0
n/a
n/a
Man/Boy
39.9
n/a
n/a
Non-binary
86.0
n/a
n/a
Sex at birth
Female
66.7
56.3
n/a
Male
40.1
36.2
n/a
Race
White
54.5
n/a
n/a
South Asian
44.9
n/a
n/a
Other
59.0
n/a
n/a
Middle Eastern
53.2
n/a
n/a
Latino
56.1
n/a
n/a
East/Southeast Asian
51.0
n/a
n/a
Black
52.7
n/a
n/a
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
64.5
55.5
52.4
Non-Indigenous
53.1
45.8
38.8
Immigrant
Immigrants
50.3
43.5
n/a
Non-immigrants
54.3
46.6
n/a
Special needs
Has a special need
71.8
n/a
n/a
No special need
44.2
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 6 to 12 who report having symptoms of anxiety or depression.

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 "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

%

NBHC code

SH_DEPAN_1