Students in grades 7 to 12 who report having ever used cannabis

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2021-2022 Academic Year 2018-2019 Academic Year 2015-2016
Province
New Brunswick
19.0
24.5
23.8
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
16.3
22.9
21.9
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
20.9
27.8
25.5
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
20.1
25.0
25.0
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
16.1
16.7
17.9
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
22.3
26.7
21.8
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
17.1
21.6
22.5
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
25.8
27.1
30.4
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
17.8
26.4
17.5
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
24.0
29.8
28.8
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
20.9
28.2
18.6
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
16.6
20.2
27.9
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
24.3
24.4
24.8
Dieppe and Memramcook
8.4
15.0
16.5
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
25.1
25.6
25.3
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
14.5
16.6
17.1
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
21.3
23.2
22.7
Fredericton
16.6
23.4
17.4
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
5.5
S
5.0
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
16.8
13.9
17.8
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
27.9
33.8
24.4
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
21.6
19.4
21.4
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
27.0
22.1
29.2
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
26.5
28.5
31.5
Moncton
14.7
21.1
19.9
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
29.9
34.1
29.2
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
20.1
12.4
17.1
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
19.0
28.3
30.9
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
21.6
29.4
33.3
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
32.0
27.5
38.3
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
21.2
24.5
20.8
Riverview and Coverdale
17.6
26.4
25.5
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
24.5
25.3
26.5
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
21.7
30.2
28.5
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
24.6
29.1
29.1
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
13.4
22.7
15.4
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
22.7
22.6
28.9
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
21.0
31.1
28.7
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
18.3
24.9
23.6
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
21.3
32.8
26.2
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
13.0
11.9
20.5
School districts
Anglophone East School District
18.4
25.1
23.7
Anglophone North School District
29.1
33.5
31.5
Anglophone South School District
21.3
28.3
25.7
Anglophone West School District
20.7
25.8
25.5
Anglophone sector
21.3
27.4
26.0
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
15.7
18.8
21.2
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
15.9
16.1
16.9
District scolaire francophone Sud
11.2
16.4
16.7
Francophone sector
13.5
17.1
18.4
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
4.6
5.7
5.2
Grades 9 to 12
26.2
33.1
32.3
Gender
Woman/Girl
20.1
n/a
n/a
Man/Boy
17.3
n/a
n/a
Non-binary
22.4
n/a
n/a
Sex at birth
Female
20.4
23.8
n/a
Male
17.4
25.2
n/a
Race
White
20.8
n/a
n/a
South Asian
8.0
n/a
n/a
Other
18.1
n/a
n/a
Middle Eastern
11.7
n/a
n/a
Latino
24.2
n/a
n/a
East/Southeast Asian
9.5
n/a
n/a
Black
18.8
n/a
n/a
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
34.6
36.7
39.6
Non-Indigenous
18.4
23.8
22.9
Immigrant
Immigrants
10.4
15.9
n/a
Non-immigrants
20.0
25.2
n/a
Special needs
Has a special need
28.3
n/a
n/a
No special need
13.8
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 7 to 12 who report having ever used cannabis.

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 "I have used cannabis, but not in the last 12 months, less than once a month, once a month, 2 or 3 times a month, once a week, 2 or 3 times a week, 4 to 6 times a week or every day" by the number of respondents who answered "I have never used cannabis, I have used cannabis, but not in the last 12 months, less than once a month, once a month, 2 or 3 times a month
once a week, 2 or 3 times a week, 4 to 6 times a week or every day" to the question: In the last 12 months, how often did you use cannabis?

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_MAR02_1