Students in grades 6 to 12 who have a high level of mental fitness

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2021-2022 Academic Year 2018-2019 Academic Year 2015-2016
Province
New Brunswick
22.1
22.8
25.1
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
22.5
23.7
28.1
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
20.0
20.9
23.3
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
20.9
21.2
22.7
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
29.0
28.5
29.5
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
23.2
22.7
25.9
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
25.0
26.9
26.6
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
22.2
21.5
21.4
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
23.9
24.9
27.7
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
20.9
21.3
23.5
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
24.2
22.5
29.8
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
24.3
28.9
28.4
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
21.7
23.0
22.0
Dieppe and Memramcook
31.7
33.5
38.0
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
20.3
23.9
22.0
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
30.4
29.6
32.4
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
22.0
21.0
25.1
Fredericton
22.8
23.1
26.4
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
25.8
30.9
33.6
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
25.5
22.9
23.8
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
8.5
14.0
20.4
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
31.3
30.2
33.6
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
17.3
19.4
20.4
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
22.9
21.6
20.7
Moncton
22.5
24.9
29.6
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
19.0
22.5
22.3
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
16.2
20.6
27.5
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
22.3
21.6
20.5
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
16.8
16.7
16.3
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
14.6
15.5
17.7
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
21.8
21.5
23.3
Riverview and Coverdale
16.8
16.5
20.7
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
19.4
19.9
23.5
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
18.6
21.0
23.0
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
15.4
14.7
16.5
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
28.4
25.5
35.3
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
24.9
33.8
23.5
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
19.5
17.8
20.8
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
22.7
21.8
25.6
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
18.8
17.5
22.3
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
27.6
26.0
26.3
School districts
Anglophone East School District
18.4
19.7
23.1
Anglophone North School District
19.3
19.2
20.0
Anglophone South School District
19.8
20.3
22.8
Anglophone West School District
20.4
20.9
22.3
Anglophone sector
19.6
20.3
22.4
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
26.0
27.6
27.7
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
30.8
29.9
30.8
District scolaire francophone Sud
29.0
30.0
36.2
Francophone sector
28.4
29.2
32.1
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
24.1
25.3
30.6
Grades 9 to 12
20.7
21.1
21.4
Gender
Woman/Girl
23.7
n/a
n/a
Man/Boy
22.9
n/a
n/a
Non-binary
6.1
n/a
n/a
Sex at birth
Female
21.7
24.6
n/a
Male
22.8
21.0
n/a
Sexual identity
Minority sexual identity
11.3
n/a
n/a
Heterosexual
24.9
n/a
n/a
LGBTQ2+ Status
LGBTQ2+ person
11.3
n/a
n/a
Non LGBTQ2+ person
24.9
n/a
n/a
Race
White
22.7
n/a
n/a
South Asian
26.1
n/a
n/a
Other
20.3
n/a
n/a
Middle Eastern
26.7
n/a
n/a
Latino
23.7
n/a
n/a
East/Southeast Asian
20.5
n/a
n/a
Black
20.1
n/a
n/a
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
14.7
16.5
16.3
Non-Indigenous
22.9
23.6
25.6
Food poverty
Food poverty
11.9
n/a
n/a
No food poverty
23.1
n/a
n/a
Immigrant
Immigrants
24.3
24.7
n/a
Non-immigrants
21.9
22.7
n/a
Special needs
Has a special need
14.1
n/a
n/a
No special need
26.5
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 6 to 12 who have a high level of mental fitness. Students are given a 'total mental fitness score' based on their responses to 18 individual questions, and a cutoff is used to identify students with a high mental fitness score.

Source

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

Calculations

This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of respondents who have a total mental fitness score higher than a specified cutoff by the number of respondents who described their feelings and ideas for at least 9 of the following 18 questionnaire items: I feel I do things well at school, my teachers like me and care about me, I feel free to express myself at home, I feel my teachers think I am good at things, I like to spend time with my parents, I feel free to express myself with my friends, I feel I do things well at home, my parents like me and care about me, I feel I have a choice about when and how to do my schoolwork, I feel my parents think that I am good at things, I like to be with my teachers, I feel I have a choice about which activities to do with my friends, I feel I do things well when I am with my friends, my friends like me and care about me, I feel free to express myself at school, I feel my friends think I am good at things, I like to spend time with my friends and I feel like I have a choice about when and how to do my household chores. The response options for these 18 items are: : really false for me, sort of false for me, sort of true for me and really true for me.

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_MEFHI_1