Students in grades 6 to 12 who report never eating a meal while using an electronic device in the last 7 days

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2021-2022
Province
New Brunswick
26.7
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
29.0
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
23.3
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
24.2
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
36.0
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
27.1
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
30.7
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
23.5
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
29.0
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
31.8
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
27.1
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
33.2
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
26.9
Dieppe and Memramcook
35.3
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
19.0
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
37.1
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
24.2
Fredericton
25.8
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
35.4
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
36.2
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
15.9
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
29.8
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
16.7
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
22.0
Moncton
27.4
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
22.4
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
35.4
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
25.3
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
22.9
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
20.8
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
24.0
Riverview and Coverdale
24.9
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
25.7
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
21.7
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
25.4
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
36.3
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
30.5
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
22.5
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
24.1
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
25.7
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
32.3
School districts
Anglophone East School District
23.3
Anglophone North School District
21.2
Anglophone South School District
23.0
Anglophone West School District
23.0
Anglophone sector
22.8
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
32.9
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
36.8
District scolaire francophone Sud
38.1
Francophone sector
36.2
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
34.4
Grades 9 to 12
21.0
Gender
Woman/Girl
26.6
Man/Boy
27.3
Non-binary
22.3
Sex at birth
Female
26.1
Male
27.4
Race
White
25.3
South Asian
21.1
Other
31.5
Middle Eastern
28.0
Latino
25.5
East/Southeast Asian
27.9
Black
22.9
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
25.2
Non-Indigenous
26.5
Immigrant
Immigrants
28.7
Non-immigrants
26.5
Special needs
Has a special need
23.6
No special need
28.4
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 never eating a meal while using an electronic device in the last 7 days.

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 "never" by the number of respondents who answered "never, 1-2 times, 3-4 times, 5-6 times or 7+ times" to the question: In the last 7 days, how many times did you: b) Eat a meal while using any electronic device, such as a smartphone, computer, tablet, video game console or TV?

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_EAT14_3