Students in grades 6 to 12 who report always wearing a helmet when riding a bicycle during the last 12 months [among those who ride bicycle]

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2022-2023 Academic Year 2018-2019 Academic Year 2015-2016
Province
New Brunswick
28.2
27.7 - 28.6
31.0
29.7
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
31.3
30.5 - 32.1
33.9
33.9
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
30.8
29.8 - 31.7
37.0
38.1
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
29.7
28.8 - 30.7
33.2
31.1
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
18.2
16.7 - 19.6
22.5
19.2
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
19.0
16.6 - 21.3
17.3
18.7
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
21.5
20.1 - 22.8
20.0
15.1
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
19.3
17.6 - 20.9
17.2
16.0
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
30.3
28.1 - 32.6
29.2
32.4
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
21.6
19.1 - 24.0
23.1
14.7
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
17.9
15.0 - 20.8
19.3
20.6
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
18.4
15.1 - 21.6
12.3
10.3
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
20.5
16.7 - 24.3
14.8
16.7
Dieppe and Memramcook
39.6
37.4 - 41.8
39.7
42.0
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
14.7
10.6 - 18.8
14.0
17.9
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
19.9
17.8 - 22.0
25.2
22.0
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
23.1
20.9 - 25.2
28.4
25.5
Fredericton
35.6
34.2 - 37.0
40.4
45.3
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
n/a
58.9
58.9
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
19.7
17.3 - 22.2
23.4
19.7
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
19.5
13.8 - 25.1
25.9
18.3
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
5.4
2.9 - 7.9
9.5
5.1
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
13.4
9.8 - 17.0
29.3
25.0
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
20.4
18.6 - 22.2
18.0
16.9
Moncton
32.9
31.7 - 34.2
36.3
39.1
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
19.4
15.7 - 23.1
18.4
14.3
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
9.9
5.9 - 13.9
10.3
9.3
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
38.9
33.8 - 44.0
24.8
19.7
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
29.2
26.9 - 31.5
32.9
27.8
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
15.3
11.9 - 18.6
12.8
9.8
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
38.9
37.1 - 40.7
44.3
51.0
Riverview and Coverdale
32.5
30.0 - 35.0
36.1
38.5
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
33.2
29.2 - 37.2
35.8
32.4
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
28.4
27.0 - 29.8
33.0
35.3
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
21.6
18.8 - 24.4
21.5
20.6
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
22.7
19.8 - 25.6
31.3
28.3
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
11.7
8.9 - 14.5
8.4
2.5
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
21.8
18.2 - 25.5
27.8
23.4
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
21.5
18.6 - 24.4
29.5
24.8
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
28.1
25.2 - 30.9
34.7
30.7
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
13.8
11.4 - 16.1
12.0
7.6
School districts
Anglophone East School District
29.5
28.4 - 30.5
33.2
34.3
Anglophone North School District
19.6
18.2 - 20.9
18.9
17.9
Anglophone South School District
30.4
29.4 - 31.3
36.4
37.8
Anglophone West School District
28.9
28.0 - 29.9
32.1
30.0
Anglophone sector
28.5
27.9 - 29.0
32.2
31.9
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
19.6
18.4 - 20.9
17.6
13.5
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
17.3
15.8 - 18.9
21.8
18.5
District scolaire francophone Sud
35.7
34.4 - 37.0
37.6
36.2
Francophone sector
27.5
26.7 - 28.3
28.5
24.9
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
35.5
34.9 - 36.2
40.6
40.5
Grades 9 to 12
21.5
20.9 - 22.1
22.6
19.9
Gender
Woman/Girl
29.2
28.5 - 29.9
n/a
n/a
Man/Boy
27.1
26.5 - 27.8
n/a
n/a
Non-binary
32.0
29.6 - 34.4
n/a
n/a
Sex at birth
Female
29.3
28.6 - 29.9
33.5
n/a
Male
27.2
26.6 - 27.8
28.9
n/a
Sexual identity
Minority sexual identity
30.8
29.7 - 31.9
n/a
n/a
Heterosexual
26.3
25.8 - 26.8
n/a
n/a
LGBTQ2+ Status
LGBTQ2+ person
30.9
29.8 - 31.9
n/a
n/a
Non LGBTQ2+ person
26.3
25.8 - 26.8
n/a
n/a
Race
White
28.2
27.7 - 28.7
n/a
n/a
South Asian
26.9
22.7 - 31.1
n/a
n/a
Other
28.6
25.5 - 31.8
n/a
n/a
Middle Eastern
23.6
20.5 - 26.7
n/a
n/a
Latino
20.2
17.3 - 23.2
n/a
n/a
East/Southeast Asian
27.1
24.8 - 29.4
n/a
n/a
Black
19.2
17.3 - 21.1
n/a
n/a
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
18.3
16.7 - 19.9
23.7
18.4
Non-Indigenous
29.1
28.6 - 29.6
31.5
30.3
Food poverty
Food poverty
18.0
16.6 - 19.4
n/a
n/a
No food poverty
29.0
28.6 - 29.5
n/a
n/a
Immigrant
Immigrants
23.2
21.9 - 24.5
29.9
n/a
Non-immigrants
28.8
28.3 - 29.3
31.3
n/a
Special needs
Has a special need
26.0
25.3 - 26.8
n/a
n/a
No special need
29.2
28.7 - 29.8
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 report always wearing a helmet when riding a bicycle during the last 12 months [among those who ride bicycle].

Source

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

Calculations

This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of respondents who answered "always" by the number of respondents who answered "never, sometimes, most of the time or always" to the question: During the past 12 months, how often did you wear a helmet when you rode a bicycle?

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_SAF03_1

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