Students in grades 6 to 12 who report feeling free to express themselves at school

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2022-2023 Academic Year 2021-2022 Academic Year 2018-2019 Academic Year 2015-2016
Province
New Brunswick
21.7
21.3 - 22.0
23.0
25.0
27.5
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
23.2
22.5 - 23.8
23.4
24.7
28.5
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
20.5
19.8 - 21.2
21.9
24.2
25.5
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
19.8
19.1 - 20.5
21.5
23.6
25.7
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
24.5
23.2 - 25.9
28.3
32.5
34.0
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
20.9
18.9 - 22.9
22.8
25.3
30.0
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
22.8
21.6 - 24.0
24.6
26.4
30.7
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
21.4
20.0 - 22.8
24.0
25.2
23.7
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
22.9
21.1 - 24.7
23.2
25.0
30.9
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
23.5
21.5 - 25.5
20.6
24.2
25.3
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
21.1
18.6 - 23.7
22.6
24.8
33.6
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
21.1
18.1 - 24.1
23.4
30.7
35.8
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
20.6
17.5 - 23.7
23.2
25.9
26.5
Dieppe and Memramcook
28.4
26.6 - 30.2
28.0
29.7
35.5
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
21.4
17.4 - 25.4
21.7
26.4
23.4
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
27.3
25.3 - 29.3
29.6
33.6
37.0
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
21.4
19.7 - 23.1
23.4
23.0
26.4
Fredericton
20.4
19.4 - 21.4
22.6
24.9
28.0
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
n/a
26.6
35.1
32.4
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
19.6
17.5 - 21.6
22.0
24.0
28.5
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
12.9
8.9 - 16.9
14.0
17.0
21.1
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
26.5
22.5 - 30.6
38.9
37.6
37.7
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
18.3
15.2 - 21.4
18.7
23.4
26.5
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
22.0
20.5 - 23.5
24.9
25.4
23.1
Moncton
23.4
22.5 - 24.3
24.4
26.1
30.8
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
21.0
17.7 - 24.2
20.9
24.1
26.7
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
16.0
11.9 - 20.0
16.0
23.3
29.2
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
21.8
18.1 - 25.6
21.9
21.4
28.1
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
17.6
16.1 - 19.2
17.9
21.5
21.6
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
13.9
11.3 - 16.5
17.0
17.9
22.6
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
20.1
18.8 - 21.3
22.1
22.8
24.2
Riverview and Coverdale
19.3
17.5 - 21.0
19.9
18.3
22.0
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
18.2
15.5 - 20.9
20.9
22.2
24.4
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
21.5
20.5 - 22.5
21.9
24.5
26.1
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
18.2
16.0 - 20.4
19.9
18.5
18.6
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
25.5
22.8 - 28.1
24.2
26.5
32.3
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
19.8
16.9 - 22.6
27.1
28.4
28.1
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
19.1
16.2 - 22.0
22.0
21.5
25.8
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
18.9
16.7 - 21.1
23.4
27.3
25.6
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
18.8
16.8 - 20.8
19.2
23.5
24.3
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
25.7
23.2 - 28.2
26.8
25.5
29.1
School districts
Anglophone East School District
20.6
19.8 - 21.4
21.4
21.9
25.0
Anglophone North School District
20.4
19.3 - 21.5
22.5
22.9
23.2
Anglophone South School District
20.2
19.5 - 20.9
21.8
23.9
25.1
Anglophone West School District
19.6
18.9 - 20.3
21.2
23.3
25.5
Anglophone sector
20.1
19.8 - 20.5
21.6
23.2
25.0
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
22.8
21.7 - 24.0
24.3
27.4
31.5
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
25.6
24.1 - 27.1
29.4
33.9
35.1
District scolaire francophone Sud
27.1
26.1 - 28.1
26.7
29.3
34.9
Francophone sector
25.5
24.8 - 26.2
26.4
29.5
33.7
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
22.6
22.1 - 23.1
23.1
26.3
30.6
Grades 9 to 12
21.0
20.5 - 21.4
22.8
24.1
25.4
Gender
Woman/Girl
21.5
21.0 - 22.0
22.2
n/a
n/a
Man/Boy
22.7
22.2 - 23.2
25.0
n/a
n/a
Non-binary
13.0
11.7 - 14.3
13.3
n/a
n/a
Sex at birth
Female
20.6
20.2 - 21.1
21.1
24.8
n/a
Male
22.7
22.3 - 23.2
25.0
25.1
n/a
Sexual identity
Minority sexual identity
15.9
15.2 - 16.5
15.3
n/a
n/a
Heterosexual
23.0
22.6 - 23.4
24.8
n/a
n/a
LGBTQ2+ Status
LGBTQ2+ person
16.0
15.3 - 16.6
15.3
n/a
n/a
Non LGBTQ2+ person
23.0
22.6 - 23.4
24.9
n/a
n/a
Race
White
21.6
21.2 - 22.0
23.2
n/a
n/a
South Asian
31.3
27.7 - 35.0
27.6
n/a
n/a
Other
23.2
20.7 - 25.7
24.0
n/a
n/a
Middle Eastern
26.0
23.5 - 28.5
30.9
n/a
n/a
Latino
23.5
20.9 - 26.0
26.2
n/a
n/a
East/Southeast Asian
22.1
20.4 - 23.7
23.2
n/a
n/a
Black
25.4
23.7 - 27.1
25.9
n/a
n/a
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
18.1
16.8 - 19.5
19.8
21.3
22.0
Non-Indigenous
22.2
21.8 - 22.6
23.4
25.5
27.8
Food poverty
Food poverty
15.6
14.5 - 16.7
18.8
n/a
n/a
No food poverty
22.1
21.8 - 22.5
23.3
n/a
n/a
Immigrant
Immigrants
25.8
24.8 - 26.9
25.9
26.2
n/a
Non-immigrants
21.1
20.7 - 21.5
22.7
24.9
n/a
Special needs
Has a special need
17.9
17.4 - 18.5
18.5
n/a
n/a
No special need
23.7
23.3 - 24.1
25.4
n/a
n/a
n/a = Not applicable / not available
S = Data suppressed due to confidentiality requirements and/or small sample size

About

This indicator is the percentage of students in grades 6 to 12 who report feeling free to express themselves at school.

Source

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

Calculations

This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of respondents who answered "really true for me" by the number of respondents who answered "really false for me, sort of false for me, sort of true for me or really true for me" to the question: We are interested in how you feel about yourself and how you think other people see you: o) I feel free to express myself at school.

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

%

Interpretation

Higher is better

NBHC code

SH_MEF15_1

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