Students in grades 6 to 12 who report having received a diagnosis for: an Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or an Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2021-2022 Academic Year 2018-2019 Academic Year 2015-2016
Province
New Brunswick
12.6
9.6
7.2
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
12.9
9.7
7.0
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
12.7
9.6
7.4
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
11.8
8.4
6.7
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
9.7
8.7
4.3
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
14.8
10.9
8.8
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
16.1
13.4
10.9
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
10.9
8.7
5.7
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
13.3
11.0
7.1
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
10.4
6.7
5.0
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
14.6
9.5
7.4
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
20.0
15.3
13.7
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
15.1
13.0
10.1
Dieppe and Memramcook
11.4
10.4
7.9
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
8.9
4.2
5.3
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
9.7
9.7
4.4
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
9.0
6.4
5.0
Fredericton
12.1
8.3
5.8
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
9.8
8.1
4.6
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
6.8
1.8
3.4
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
14.7
10.1
5.9
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
16.7
12.3
6.7
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
10.9
10.1
4.8
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
10.7
8.3
5.8
Moncton
14.2
10.5
7.4
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
9.8
6.7
7.0
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
12.0
12.1
4.9
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
11.9
4.9
4.5
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
15.7
12.9
12.0
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
8.8
6.2
4.7
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
12.5
7.7
6.6
Riverview and Coverdale
15.7
11.0
8.0
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
12.4
9.0
7.6
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
12.9
11.1
8.2
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
10.5
7.8
6.2
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
8.5
7.9
4.7
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
20.2
17.3
16.3
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
14.8
9.8
9.1
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
13.2
9.9
6.3
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
11.0
9.1
6.4
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
16.7
14.8
9.9
School districts
Anglophone East School District
14.4
10.2
7.4
Anglophone North School District
12.6
9.5
7.0
Anglophone South School District
12.8
9.8
7.4
Anglophone West School District
11.8
8.0
6.6
Anglophone sector
12.8
9.3
7.1
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
15.8
13.2
10.6
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
9.5
9.1
4.2
District scolaire francophone Sud
10.7
9.1
6.5
Francophone sector
12.1
10.4
7.6
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
10.1
8.9
6.3
Grades 9 to 12
14.4
10.1
7.8
Gender
Woman/Girl
10.0
n/a
n/a
Man/Boy
13.7
n/a
n/a
Non-binary
22.4
n/a
n/a
Sex at birth
Female
11.3
6.9
n/a
Male
13.8
12.3
n/a
Race
White
13.3
n/a
n/a
South Asian
7.6
n/a
n/a
Other
15.9
n/a
n/a
Middle Eastern
6.9
n/a
n/a
Latino
13.8
n/a
n/a
East/Southeast Asian
5.3
n/a
n/a
Black
11.9
n/a
n/a
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
17.4
13.1
10.5
Non-Indigenous
12.1
9.1
7.0
Immigrant
Immigrants
5.3
4.0
n/a
Non-immigrants
13.4
10.1
n/a
Special needs
Has a special need
33.0
n/a
n/a
No special need
0.0
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 report having received a diagnosis for: an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or an attention deficit disorder (ADD).

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 selected "attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD)" by the "total number of respondents" to the question: Have you received any of the following diagnoses? If so, please select which one(s). Autism / Asperger’s syndrome, Behavioural disorder, Blind or low vision, Deaf or hard-of-hearing, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD), Intellectual disability, Language / speech impairment, Learning disability, Physical disability, Mental illness (for example, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder), Gifted, or Please specify.

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_SENAT_1