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

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2021-2022 Academic Year 2018-2019 Academic Year 2015-2016
Province
New Brunswick
55.6
54.8
54.0
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
55.6
54.0
52.7
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
55.2
54.3
54.1
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
55.5
54.8
53.7
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
56.1
58.4
55.2
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
54.7
54.6
54.1
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
57.9
55.2
56.5
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
54.9
56.1
55.5
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
56.5
56.4
52.0
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
55.8
53.7
54.0
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
54.9
54.8
51.6
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
59.4
51.2
58.2
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
54.3
54.3
56.5
Dieppe and Memramcook
55.4
52.3
51.9
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
56.7
53.5
51.9
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
56.3
57.7
53.5
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
55.4
55.6
53.2
Fredericton
55.8
55.5
54.1
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
53.6
47.5
55.1
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
55.5
59.1
57.8
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
61.9
59.3
61.4
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
57.0
60.6
54.9
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
55.6
50.8
50.8
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
54.0
55.4
55.5
Moncton
55.4
53.7
51.4
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
53.8
55.1
54.4
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
62.2
61.9
55.2
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
54.7
53.0
50.2
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
55.1
53.3
53.8
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
55.7
54.3
56.2
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
55.1
56.7
55.6
Riverview and Coverdale
58.0
55.9
57.0
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
55.1
56.4
52.8
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
56.6
52.7
53.8
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
55.3
52.1
54.0
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
52.5
54.9
49.9
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
59.9
50.2
59.7
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
51.6
52.9
55.6
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
50.2
54.8
49.8
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
55.5
55.8
54.3
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
58.5
58.2
58.1
School districts
Anglophone East School District
56.1
54.3
54.1
Anglophone North School District
55.6
54.2
53.6
Anglophone South School District
55.2
54.5
54.4
Anglophone West School District
55.5
54.4
53.6
Anglophone sector
55.6
54.4
54.0
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
57.4
56.0
57.4
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
55.8
58.5
55.4
District scolaire francophone Sud
54.9
54.4
51.1
Francophone sector
55.8
55.7
54.2
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
54.9
53.9
51.8
Grades 9 to 12
56.2
55.4
55.5
Gender
Woman/Girl
55.2
n/a
n/a
Man/Boy
57.7
n/a
n/a
Non-binary
44.7
n/a
n/a
Sex at birth
Female
53.8
53.5
n/a
Male
57.7
56.1
n/a
Race
White
56.0
n/a
n/a
South Asian
56.3
n/a
n/a
Other
55.8
n/a
n/a
Middle Eastern
54.0
n/a
n/a
Latino
50.9
n/a
n/a
East/Southeast Asian
57.5
n/a
n/a
Black
55.3
n/a
n/a
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
54.7
52.7
53.5
Non-Indigenous
55.9
54.9
54.0
Immigrant
Immigrants
55.7
55.2
n/a
Non-immigrants
55.7
54.7
n/a
Special needs
Has a special need
52.9
n/a
n/a
No special need
57.1
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 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, New Brunswick 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

%

NBHC code

SH_MEFMO_1