Students in grades 6 to 12 who report eating a meal while using an electronic device 7 times or more in the last 7 days

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2021-2022
Province
New Brunswick
19.5
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
18.9
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
20.3
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
20.1
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
14.9
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
24.1
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
18.1
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
22.1
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
19.0
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
20.6
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
23.4
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
16.1
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
25.0
Dieppe and Memramcook
13.5
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
28.0
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
13.9
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
18.2
Fredericton
18.5
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
14.2
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
15.8
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
23.2
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
17.3
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
26.3
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
22.4
Moncton
20.2
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
23.5
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
19.7
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
15.4
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
22.4
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
24.5
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
15.5
Riverview and Coverdale
19.6
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
19.5
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
23.2
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
18.9
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
16.3
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
21.3
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
23.9
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
21.7
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
18.0
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
16.0
School districts
Anglophone East School District
21.8
Anglophone North School District
25.2
Anglophone South School District
20.5
Anglophone West School District
21.0
Anglophone sector
21.5
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
17.1
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
13.7
District scolaire francophone Sud
13.4
Francophone sector
14.6
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
17.2
Grades 9 to 12
21.2
Gender
Woman/Girl
17.5
Man/Boy
20.2
Non-binary
28.8
Sex at birth
Female
18.6
Male
20.3
Sexual identity
Minority sexual identity
26.4
Heterosexual
17.8
LGBTQ2+ Status
LGBTQ2+ person
26.3
Non LGBTQ2+ person
17.8
Race
White
19.1
South Asian
22.4
Other
18.3
Middle Eastern
18.5
Latino
20.2
East/Southeast Asian
20.0
Black
26.1
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
24.1
Non-Indigenous
19.1
Food poverty
Food poverty
27.0
No food poverty
19.0
Immigrant
Immigrants
18.8
Non-immigrants
19.6
Special needs
Has a special need
23.9
No special need
17.1
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 eating a meal while using an electronic device 7 times or more in the last 7 days.

Source

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

Calculations

This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of respondents who answered "7+ times" 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_4