Students in grades 6 to 12 who report feeling they like to spend time with their friends

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2022-2023 Academic Year 2021-2022 Academic Year 2018-2019 Academic Year 2015-2016
Province
New Brunswick
67.8
67.4 - 68.1
73.7
66.7
66.8
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
68.4
67.7 - 69.1
74.0
67.3
68.6
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
65.9
65.1 - 66.7
72.0
65.8
65.5
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
66.9
66.1 - 67.7
73.7
65.1
64.6
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
69.3
67.8 - 70.7
75.8
69.6
70.2
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
68.0
65.8 - 70.3
72.2
64.6
65.3
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
71.9
70.6 - 73.2
77.3
72.1
71.6
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
68.0
66.3 - 69.6
73.0
64.3
62.3
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
71.2
69.2 - 73.1
76.1
70.8
70.5
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
67.2
64.9 - 69.4
73.2
66.9
65.9
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
68.5
65.6 - 71.4
71.5
65.9
70.9
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
74.1
70.8 - 77.3
79.6
70.7
74.6
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
67.4
63.9 - 70.9
73.3
62.7
60.0
Dieppe and Memramcook
76.1
74.5 - 77.8
79.9
79.0
80.7
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
61.9
57.0 - 66.7
72.9
67.7
68.0
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
72.0
70.0 - 74.0
78.3
70.7
73.4
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
67.5
65.6 - 69.5
71.9
63.1
63.2
Fredericton
69.1
68.0 - 70.3
75.5
67.2
68.3
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
n/a
71.4
67.6
75.1
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
64.9
62.4 - 67.4
71.1
66.8
63.8
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
60.4
54.6 - 66.2
73.6
58.6
61.1
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
69.6
65.4 - 73.9
75.8
67.7
75.7
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
58.3
54.4 - 62.3
65.9
58.3
58.4
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
68.2
66.5 - 69.9
72.7
63.7
61.3
Moncton
67.6
66.6 - 68.6
73.0
66.1
67.5
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
65.0
61.1 - 68.8
68.8
61.7
62.8
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
66.0
60.9 - 71.1
76.1
69.8
71.3
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
70.2
66.1 - 74.4
75.2
63.7
55.4
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
64.5
62.5 - 66.5
73.8
65.5
63.1
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
60.3
56.6 - 64.1
70.5
60.3
60.3
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
67.6
66.2 - 69.1
73.1
69.1
67.4
Riverview and Coverdale
66.1
63.9 - 68.2
72.3
63.5
67.2
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
63.9
60.6 - 67.3
73.2
60.6
61.3
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
65.5
64.3 - 66.6
71.7
63.5
65.0
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
63.7
60.9 - 66.4
70.3
55.1
60.8
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
71.3
68.6 - 74.1
77.2
74.3
73.4
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
71.6
68.3 - 74.9
76.6
70.7
72.7
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
63.2
59.7 - 66.8
70.1
66.5
66.6
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
65.7
63.0 - 68.4
72.3
63.8
62.9
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
63.7
61.2 - 66.1
71.2
66.5
63.4
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
72.0
69.4 - 74.6
78.5
76.2
70.2
School districts
Anglophone East School District
65.2
64.3 - 66.2
71.2
62.0
64.1
Anglophone North School District
65.5
64.2 - 66.9
70.6
60.8
59.5
Anglophone South School District
65.8
65.0 - 66.6
71.8
65.3
65.2
Anglophone West School District
66.4
65.6 - 67.2
73.1
64.5
63.6
Anglophone sector
65.8
65.4 - 66.3
71.9
63.8
63.7
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
72.5
71.3 - 73.7
78.0
73.3
73.0
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
70.4
68.8 - 72.0
77.3
70.3
72.4
District scolaire francophone Sud
73.6
72.6 - 74.6
78.8
76.0
77.1
Francophone sector
72.7
72.0 - 73.4
78.3
74.0
74.7
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
73.5
72.9 - 74.0
78.8
72.0
74.2
Grades 9 to 12
63.7
63.2 - 64.2
70.0
63.0
61.9
Gender
Woman/Girl
70.7
70.1 - 71.2
74.8
n/a
n/a
Man/Boy
65.7
65.1 - 66.2
73.8
n/a
n/a
Non-binary
65.1
63.3 - 66.9
68.1
n/a
n/a
Sex at birth
Female
70.1
69.5 - 70.6
74.0
71.1
n/a
Male
65.5
64.9 - 66.0
73.6
62.2
n/a
Sexual identity
Minority sexual identity
66.6
65.8 - 67.5
69.9
n/a
n/a
Heterosexual
68.3
67.8 - 68.7
75.0
n/a
n/a
LGBTQ2+ Status
LGBTQ2+ person
66.6
65.8 - 67.5
69.8
n/a
n/a
Non LGBTQ2+ person
68.3
67.8 - 68.7
75.1
n/a
n/a
Race
White
68.7
68.2 - 69.1
74.5
n/a
n/a
South Asian
66.8
63.1 - 70.4
70.2
n/a
n/a
Other
69.9
67.2 - 72.5
73.5
n/a
n/a
Middle Eastern
65.3
62.5 - 68.0
69.8
n/a
n/a
Latino
65.7
62.8 - 68.6
70.5
n/a
n/a
East/Southeast Asian
58.3
56.4 - 60.2
64.0
n/a
n/a
Black
61.2
59.3 - 63.1
68.1
n/a
n/a
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
65.4
63.8 - 67.0
69.0
61.0
60.7
Non-Indigenous
68.2
67.7 - 68.6
74.1
67.3
67.2
Food poverty
Food poverty
55.7
54.1 - 57.2
67.3
n/a
n/a
No food poverty
68.7
68.3 - 69.1
74.5
n/a
n/a
Immigrant
Immigrants
62.9
61.7 - 64.0
67.5
62.2
n/a
Non-immigrants
68.5
68.0 - 68.9
74.5
67.2
n/a
Special needs
Has a special need
64.2
63.6 - 64.9
69.5
n/a
n/a
No special need
69.7
69.2 - 70.2
76.0
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 they like to spend time with their friends.

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: q) I like to spend time with my friends.

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_MEF17_1

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