Students in grades 6 to 12 who report eating highly processed foods one time or less the day before the survey

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2021-2022
Province
New Brunswick
36.7
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
39.1
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
34.0
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
34.6
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
40.7
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
38.8
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
39.5
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
34.8
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
39.0
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
41.7
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
38.7
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
39.5
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
38.9
Dieppe and Memramcook
41.5
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
28.4
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
40.7
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
34.3
Fredericton
36.6
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
26.2
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
41.1
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
30.2
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
39.5
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
30.6
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
34.5
Moncton
38.9
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
30.8
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
37.4
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
36.5
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
31.4
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
33.4
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
35.2
Riverview and Coverdale
35.5
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
38.9
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
34.2
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
35.9
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
41.3
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
41.4
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
29.0
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
34.8
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
33.5
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
39.4
School districts
Anglophone East School District
36.3
Anglophone North School District
35.9
Anglophone South School District
33.8
Anglophone West School District
34.3
Anglophone sector
34.8
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
39.3
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
41.5
District scolaire francophone Sud
42.7
Francophone sector
41.4
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
33.9
Grades 9 to 12
38.8
Gender
Woman/Girl
39.4
Man/Boy
34.5
Non-binary
35.1
Sex at birth
Female
39.0
Male
34.3
Race
White
36.9
South Asian
40.0
Other
37.0
Middle Eastern
40.3
Latino
39.5
East/Southeast Asian
33.1
Black
37.2
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
36.4
Non-Indigenous
36.8
Immigrant
Immigrants
37.8
Non-immigrants
36.6
Special needs
Has a special need
36.8
No special need
36.6
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 report eating highly processed foods one time or less the day before the survey.

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 "none or 1 serving" by the number of respondents who answered "none, 1 serving, 2 servings, 3 servings, 4 servings, 5 servings, 6+ servings" to the question: Yesterday, how many times did you eat or drink: c) Highly processed foods (for example, chips, chocolate, candies, ice cream and frozen desserts, fast foods like French fries and burgers, frozen entrées like pasta dishes and pizzas, bakery products like muffins, buns and cakes, processed meats like sausages and deli meats)?

Notes

This indicator has replaced SH_EATNN_1 (non-nutritious foods), which was previously available on our Web site. Due to changes in our 2021-2022 edition of the questionnaire, this indicator cannot be compared to previous versions. 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_EHA03_1