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

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2022-2023 Academic Year 2021-2022 Academic Year 2018-2019 Academic Year 2015-2016
Province
New Brunswick
75.1
74.8 - 75.5
77.8
77.6
79.1
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
76.9
76.3 - 77.5
78.2
77.7
80.8
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
72.3
71.6 - 73.1
75.2
75.1
77.5
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
72.6
71.8 - 73.3
76.4
75.9
76.4
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
82.0
80.8 - 83.2
85.1
86.9
84.7
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
76.4
74.4 - 78.4
77.9
77.3
79.9
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
77.9
76.7 - 79.1
82.9
82.2
83.1
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
75.2
73.7 - 76.6
77.1
77.6
76.9
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
75.3
73.5 - 77.1
80.4
81.3
79.7
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
76.5
74.5 - 78.5
76.8
75.1
77.5
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
76.8
74.1 - 79.4
79.1
77.3
81.4
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
82.5
79.7 - 85.3
83.7
80.1
86.6
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
76.0
72.8 - 79.2
76.1
77.3
78.5
Dieppe and Memramcook
85.4
84.0 - 86.7
87.1
85.8
89.9
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
70.1
65.6 - 74.6
77.0
77.4
73.9
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
83.5
81.8 - 85.1
86.7
87.3
86.0
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
74.1
72.3 - 75.9
77.3
76.7
78.3
Fredericton
74.7
73.6 - 75.8
78.6
78.6
80.5
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
n/a
79.4
78.4
88.7
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
77.8
75.6 - 80.0
81.0
82.1
81.6
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
69.8
64.4 - 75.3
70.3
73.3
81.8
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
87.5
84.5 - 90.5
88.3
90.7
88.5
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
68.1
64.3 - 71.8
72.9
70.3
71.2
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
75.3
73.7 - 76.9
76.9
77.1
76.2
Moncton
77.2
76.2 - 78.1
77.8
78.6
80.9
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
73.3
69.7 - 76.8
72.8
77.6
76.7
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
74.0
69.4 - 78.7
78.3
82.5
82.8
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
73.6
69.6 - 77.5
77.0
74.6
70.8
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
68.1
66.2 - 70.0
71.9
70.1
70.1
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
64.6
61.0 - 68.2
70.3
69.8
73.8
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
74.8
73.4 - 76.1
76.8
78.2
78.9
Riverview and Coverdale
71.0
69.0 - 73.0
74.8
72.3
77.6
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
70.2
67.0 - 73.4
74.6
76.4
76.3
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
72.0
70.9 - 73.1
75.2
73.7
76.8
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
69.6
67.0 - 72.2
70.7
66.8
70.4
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
78.9
76.4 - 81.3
80.8
80.4
85.2
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
77.7
74.6 - 80.8
84.8
84.0
83.2
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
70.6
67.3 - 74.0
71.1
70.7
76.3
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
69.8
67.2 - 72.3
72.8
76.6
75.5
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
70.1
67.7 - 72.4
74.3
73.3
76.6
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
80.0
77.7 - 82.3
86.1
84.2
84.5
School districts
Anglophone East School District
72.9
72.0 - 73.7
74.5
74.0
77.2
Anglophone North School District
71.7
70.5 - 73.0
74.9
73.4
73.5
Anglophone South School District
72.0
71.3 - 72.8
75.0
74.8
77.2
Anglophone West School District
72.4
71.6 - 73.1
75.9
75.3
75.9
Anglophone sector
72.3
71.9 - 72.7
75.2
74.6
76.3
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
79.9
78.8 - 81.0
83.5
83.7
85.1
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
83.5
82.2 - 84.7
86.5
88.4
86.2
District scolaire francophone Sud
83.1
82.2 - 84.0
83.9
84.4
87.2
Francophone sector
82.2
81.6 - 82.8
84.3
84.9
86.3
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
77.0
76.5 - 77.5
79.0
79.2
82.4
Grades 9 to 12
73.7
73.3 - 74.2
76.9
76.4
76.9
Gender
Woman/Girl
76.2
75.7 - 76.8
79.0
n/a
n/a
Man/Boy
77.3
76.8 - 77.8
80.6
n/a
n/a
Non-binary
49.2
47.4 - 51.1
50.8
n/a
n/a
Sex at birth
Female
73.4
72.9 - 73.9
75.5
78.1
n/a
Male
77.2
76.7 - 77.7
80.5
77.1
n/a
Sexual identity
Minority sexual identity
61.0
60.2 - 61.9
62.9
n/a
n/a
Heterosexual
78.7
78.3 - 79.1
82.0
n/a
n/a
LGBTQ2+ Status
LGBTQ2+ person
61.0
60.1 - 61.9
62.8
n/a
n/a
Non LGBTQ2+ person
78.8
78.4 - 79.2
82.1
n/a
n/a
Race
White
75.9
75.5 - 76.3
78.7
n/a
n/a
South Asian
77.5
74.2 - 80.7
82.4
n/a
n/a
Other
74.5
72.0 - 77.0
76.1
n/a
n/a
Middle Eastern
76.8
74.3 - 79.2
80.6
n/a
n/a
Latino
73.0
70.3 - 75.8
74.6
n/a
n/a
East/Southeast Asian
75.2
73.5 - 76.9
78.0
n/a
n/a
Black
71.8
70.1 - 73.6
75.4
n/a
n/a
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
66.3
64.7 - 67.9
69.4
69.3
69.8
Non-Indigenous
76.5
76.1 - 76.9
78.7
78.5
79.7
Food poverty
Food poverty
48.1
46.6 - 49.6
57.7
n/a
n/a
No food poverty
77.2
76.9 - 77.6
79.5
n/a
n/a
Immigrant
Immigrants
78.6
77.6 - 79.6
80.0
80.0
n/a
Non-immigrants
74.7
74.3 - 75.0
77.6
77.4
n/a
Special needs
Has a special need
64.3
63.6 - 65.0
67.1
n/a
n/a
No special need
81.0
80.6 - 81.4
83.6
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 have a moderate or a high mental fitness score. 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 moderate or 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

%

Interpretation

Higher is better

NBHC code

SH_MEFHM_1

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