Students in grades 6 to 12 who report having received a diagnosis for: blind or low vision

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2022-2023 Academic Year 2021-2022 Academic Year 2018-2019 Academic Year 2015-2016
Province
New Brunswick
3.9
3.8 - 4.1
3.9
3.1
1.0
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
3.8
3.5 - 4.1
4.1
3.0
1.0
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
4.9
4.5 - 5.2
4.5
3.7
1.0
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
4.2
3.9 - 4.6
4.0
3.4
1.1
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
2.1
1.6 - 2.6
2.1
1.2
1.2
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
3.7
2.8 - 4.6
3.6
3.0
1.1
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
2.2
1.7 - 2.6
1.9
1.9
0.9
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
4.4
3.7 - 5.1
4.7
2.9
1.3
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
3.3
2.5 - 4.0
2.6
2.3
1.3
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
3.2
2.4 - 4.0
3.6
3.0
1.1
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
3.3
2.2 - 4.4
3.2
2.7
S
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
S
S
S
S
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
4.3
2.7 - 5.8
4.1
3.5
1.3
Dieppe and Memramcook
1.7
1.2 - 2.2
1.2
1.7
0.8
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
7.6
5.0 - 10.3
6.9
5.1
1.5
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
1.4
0.9 - 2.0
1.5
1.1
1.0
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
3.7
2.9 - 4.5
4.5
3.4
1.1
Fredericton
4.1
3.6 - 4.6
3.6
3.3
1.0
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
n/a
3.8
S
S
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
3.7
2.7 - 4.7
3.1
1.8
1.8
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
7.4
4.2 - 10.7
6.0
2.6
2.4
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
S
2.6
S
S
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
5.5
3.6 - 7.4
5.5
3.1
1.2
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
4.4
3.7 - 5.2
5.0
2.9
1.3
Moncton
4.3
3.9 - 4.7
4.9
3.3
0.8
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
5.6
3.7 - 7.5
3.5
3.0
S
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
4.0
1.9 - 6.2
S
2.8
S
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
2.6
1.2 - 4.1
6.6
4.9
S
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
4.0
3.2 - 4.9
4.2
3.8
1.4
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
4.0
2.5 - 5.5
2.2
2.4
S
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
3.9
3.3 - 4.5
3.5
2.7
0.8
Riverview and Coverdale
5.4
4.3 - 6.4
5.4
3.0
1.6
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
5.1
3.6 - 6.7
7.2
3.5
S
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
4.9
4.4 - 5.4
5.1
4.3
1.2
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
3.6
2.5 - 4.6
4.2
4.2
S
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
1.7
0.8 - 2.6
1.5
2.4
1.0
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
1.2
0.4 - 1.9
1.7
2.5
1.5
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
7.7
5.7 - 9.8
5.4
4.0
S
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
6.3
4.9 - 7.8
5.7
3.7
1.1
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
4.2
3.1 - 5.3
3.4
4.1
1.1
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
1.8
1.0 - 2.6
1.6
1.2
S
School districts
Anglophone East School District
5.1
4.7 - 5.5
5.8
3.6
1.1
Anglophone North School District
5.5
4.9 - 6.2
5.6
3.9
1.5
Anglophone South School District
5.0
4.7 - 5.4
4.6
3.7
1.0
Anglophone West School District
4.4
4.1 - 4.8
4.1
3.6
1.2
Anglophone sector
4.9
4.7 - 5.1
4.8
3.7
1.2
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
1.4
1.1 - 1.7
1.5
1.5
0.7
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
1.2
0.8 - 1.6
1.5
1.0
1.0
District scolaire francophone Sud
1.7
1.4 - 2.0
1.4
1.7
0.7
Francophone sector
1.5
1.3 - 1.7
1.5
1.5
0.8
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
3.6
3.4 - 3.9
3.3
3.1
1.1
Grades 9 to 12
4.2
3.9 - 4.4
4.3
3.0
1.0
Gender
Woman/Girl
3.8
3.6 - 4.1
3.7
n/a
n/a
Man/Boy
3.4
3.2 - 3.6
3.5
n/a
n/a
Non-binary
7.9
6.9 - 8.9
7.5
n/a
n/a
Sex at birth
Female
4.2
4.0 - 4.5
4.1
3.6
n/a
Male
3.5
3.3 - 3.7
3.5
2.5
n/a
Sexual identity
Minority sexual identity
6.4
6.0 - 6.8
6.0
n/a
n/a
Heterosexual
3.2
3.1 - 3.4
3.3
n/a
n/a
LGBTQ2+ Status
LGBTQ2+ person
6.3
5.9 - 6.8
6.0
n/a
n/a
Non LGBTQ2+ person
3.2
3.0 - 3.4
3.2
n/a
n/a
Race
White
3.6
3.4 - 3.8
3.6
n/a
n/a
South Asian
8.4
6.3 - 10.6
9.5
n/a
n/a
Other
7.0
5.5 - 8.5
5.6
n/a
n/a
Middle Eastern
5.7
4.4 - 7.0
3.9
n/a
n/a
Latino
8.7
7.0 - 10.4
8.3
n/a
n/a
East/Southeast Asian
6.9
5.9 - 7.9
6.6
n/a
n/a
Black
7.2
6.2 - 8.2
6.5
n/a
n/a
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
6.7
5.8 - 7.6
6.2
4.9
2.4
Non-Indigenous
3.6
3.4 - 3.8
3.7
2.9
1.0
Food poverty
Food poverty
6.5
5.7 - 7.2
5.9
n/a
n/a
No food poverty
3.7
3.5 - 3.9
3.7
n/a
n/a
Immigrant
Immigrants
5.8
5.2 - 6.3
5.5
4.3
n/a
Non-immigrants
3.7
3.5 - 3.9
3.7
3.0
n/a
Special needs
Has a special need
10.1
9.7 - 10.5
10.2
n/a
n/a
No special need
0.0
0.0
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 having received a diagnosis for: blind or low vision.

Source

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

Calculations

This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of respondents who selected "blind and low vision" by the "total number of respondents" to the question: If you have been diagnosed with a learning exceptionality or special education need, please indicate which one? Autism/Asperger syndrome, behavioural disorder, blind and low vision, deaf and hard-of-hearing, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD), intellectual disability, language/speech impairment, learning disability, physical disability, mental illness, gifted or other

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.

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NBHC code

SH_SENBL_1

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