Students in grades 6 to 12 who report that they needed to see or talk to someone for a mental or emotional problem in the last 12 months

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2021-2022 Academic Year 2018-2019
Province
New Brunswick
34.1
30.1
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
34.0
29.7
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
35.7
32.3
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
35.2
31.8
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
27.7
21.0
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
34.5
30.0
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
31.7
27.5
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
34.0
30.2
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
33.4
30.5
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
29.7
29.4
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
33.3
28.0
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
29.2
26.6
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
36.2
32.8
Dieppe and Memramcook
32.5
27.9
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
32.1
27.2
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
26.9
20.6
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
33.0
28.8
Fredericton
35.5
31.9
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
34.9
29.9
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
28.5
24.5
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
35.8
27.5
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
29.7
18.7
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
33.2
30.0
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
34.0
31.0
Moncton
34.4
30.1
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
37.3
33.5
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
33.5
23.3
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
31.1
34.9
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
39.0
38.4
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
30.1
22.9
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
37.3
31.3
Riverview and Coverdale
36.5
32.9
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
38.3
29.3
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
35.1
33.3
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
35.6
34.4
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
31.9
22.8
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
30.2
22.6
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
32.4
33.2
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
34.4
31.4
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
37.4
31.6
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
30.9
24.7
School districts
Anglophone East School District
36.1
32.0
Anglophone North School District
36.5
35.4
Anglophone South School District
35.9
32.7
Anglophone West School District
35.2
31.8
Anglophone sector
35.8
32.5
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
30.6
24.9
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
27.4
20.1
District scolaire francophone Sud
30.6
25.4
Francophone sector
30.0
24.2
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
30.4
25.2
Grades 9 to 12
36.9
33.6
Gender
Woman/Girl
41.4
n/a
Man/Boy
23.7
n/a
Sex at birth
Female
43.9
40.7
Male
23.7
18.8
Sexual orientation
Sexual minority people
n/a
n/a
Heterosexual people
n/a
n/a
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
40.6
36.2
Non-Indigenous
33.8
29.7
Immigrant
Immigrants
28.3
24.6
Non-immigrants
34.8
30.7
Special needs
Has a special need
53.7
n/a
No special need
23.6
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 report that they needed to see or talk to someone for a mental or emotional problem in the last 12 months.

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 answered "yes" by the number of respondents who answered "yes or no" to the question: Did you need to see or talk to someone for a mental or emotional problem you were having in the last 12 months?

Unit

%

Interpretation

Lower is better

NBHC code

SH_MHI01_1