Students in grades 6 to 12 who have a 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
55.6
55.2 - 56.0
55.6
54.8
54.0
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
56.1
55.4 - 56.9
55.6
54.0
52.7
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
55.2
54.4 - 56.0
55.2
54.3
54.1
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
54.8
54.0 - 55.7
55.5
54.8
53.7
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
57.4
55.8 - 58.9
56.1
58.4
55.2
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
55.0
52.6 - 57.4
54.7
54.6
54.1
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
55.8
54.4 - 57.2
57.9
55.2
56.5
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
55.9
54.2 - 57.6
54.9
56.1
55.5
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
54.5
52.4 - 56.6
56.5
56.4
52.0
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
55.6
53.2 - 57.9
55.8
53.7
54.0
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
53.3
50.2 - 56.4
54.9
54.8
51.6
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
62.1
58.6 - 65.7
59.4
51.2
58.2
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
57.4
53.7 - 61.2
54.3
54.3
56.5
Dieppe and Memramcook
56.4
54.4 - 58.4
55.4
52.3
51.9
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
50.9
45.9 - 55.8
56.7
53.5
51.9
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
57.2
55.0 - 59.4
56.3
57.7
53.5
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
53.9
51.8 - 55.9
55.4
55.6
53.2
Fredericton
55.7
54.5 - 56.9
55.8
55.5
54.1
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
n/a
53.6
47.5
55.1
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
56.7
54.1 - 59.3
55.5
59.1
57.8
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
57.4
51.5 - 63.2
61.9
59.3
61.4
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
59.8
55.3 - 64.3
57.0
60.6
54.9
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
56.2
52.2 - 60.2
55.6
50.8
50.8
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
56.1
54.4 - 57.9
54.0
55.4
55.5
Moncton
57.0
55.9 - 58.1
55.4
53.7
51.4
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
53.4
49.4 - 57.4
53.8
55.1
54.4
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
54.0
48.7 - 59.4
62.2
61.9
55.2
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
53.0
48.5 - 57.5
54.7
53.0
50.2
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
53.9
51.8 - 55.9
55.1
53.3
53.8
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
56.1
52.4 - 59.9
55.7
54.3
56.2
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
57.4
55.9 - 58.9
55.1
56.7
55.6
Riverview and Coverdale
56.1
53.9 - 58.4
58.0
55.9
57.0
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
53.9
50.4 - 57.4
55.1
56.4
52.8
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
54.6
53.4 - 55.8
56.6
52.7
53.8
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
54.3
51.5 - 57.1
55.3
52.1
54.0
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
53.5
50.5 - 56.5
52.5
54.9
49.9
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
55.4
51.8 - 58.9
59.9
50.2
59.7
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
54.1
50.4 - 57.7
51.6
52.9
55.6
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
53.9
51.1 - 56.7
50.2
54.8
49.8
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
54.4
51.8 - 56.9
55.5
55.8
54.3
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
54.3
51.4 - 57.1
58.5
58.2
58.1
School districts
Anglophone East School District
56.1
55.2 - 57.0
56.1
54.3
54.1
Anglophone North School District
55.3
53.9 - 56.7
55.6
54.2
53.6
Anglophone South School District
55.3
54.4 - 56.1
55.2
54.5
54.4
Anglophone West School District
55.0
54.1 - 55.8
55.5
54.4
53.6
Anglophone sector
55.4
54.9 - 55.8
55.6
54.4
54.0
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
56.2
54.8 - 57.5
57.4
56.0
57.4
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
57.1
55.4 - 58.8
55.8
58.5
55.4
District scolaire francophone Sud
56.0
54.8 - 57.1
54.9
54.4
51.1
Francophone sector
56.2
55.4 - 57.0
55.8
55.7
54.2
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
55.2
54.6 - 55.8
54.9
53.9
51.8
Grades 9 to 12
55.9
55.4 - 56.5
56.2
55.4
55.5
Gender
Woman/Girl
55.1
54.5 - 55.7
55.2
n/a
n/a
Man/Boy
57.8
57.2 - 58.3
57.7
n/a
n/a
Non-binary
42.6
40.7 - 44.5
44.7
n/a
n/a
Sex at birth
Female
53.7
53.1 - 54.3
53.8
53.5
n/a
Male
57.8
57.2 - 58.4
57.7
56.1
n/a
Sexual identity
Minority sexual identity
49.7
48.8 - 50.6
51.6
n/a
n/a
Heterosexual
57.4
56.9 - 57.8
57.1
n/a
n/a
LGBTQ2+ Status
LGBTQ2+ person
49.7
48.8 - 50.6
51.5
n/a
n/a
Non LGBTQ2+ person
57.4
56.9 - 57.9
57.2
n/a
n/a
Race
White
56.1
55.6 - 56.6
56.0
n/a
n/a
South Asian
50.7
46.8 - 54.5
56.3
n/a
n/a
Other
56.1
53.2 - 58.9
55.8
n/a
n/a
Middle Eastern
54.7
51.9 - 57.6
54.0
n/a
n/a
Latino
54.0
51.0 - 57.0
50.9
n/a
n/a
East/Southeast Asian
57.7
55.8 - 59.6
57.5
n/a
n/a
Black
53.4
51.5 - 55.3
55.3
n/a
n/a
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
52.0
50.3 - 53.7
54.7
52.7
53.5
Non-Indigenous
56.1
55.7 - 56.6
55.9
54.9
54.0
Food poverty
Food poverty
39.5
38.0 - 41.0
45.8
n/a
n/a
No food poverty
56.9
56.5 - 57.3
56.4
n/a
n/a
Immigrant
Immigrants
57.6
56.4 - 58.8
55.7
55.2
n/a
Non-immigrants
55.3
54.9 - 55.8
55.7
54.7
n/a
Special needs
Has a special need
51.2
50.5 - 51.8
52.9
n/a
n/a
No special need
58.1
57.6 - 58.6
57.1
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 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 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 between 2 specified cutoffs 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_MEFMO_1

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