Students in grades 6 to 12 who report having received a diagnosis for: mental illness (for example, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder)

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2021-2022
Province
New Brunswick
18.0
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
17.5
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
20.1
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
19.6
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
11.2
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
18.3
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
14.9
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
16.1
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
16.7
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
17.3
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
17.0
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
11.6
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
20.3
Dieppe and Memramcook
14.5
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
18.6
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
10.9
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
18.3
Fredericton
19.1
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
12.8
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
11.7
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
16.9
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
11.3
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
18.8
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
15.9
Moncton
17.9
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
22.6
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
18.3
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
14.6
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
22.8
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
19.0
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
22.0
Riverview and Coverdale
20.5
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
18.9
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
20.1
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
17.5
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
15.3
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
15.8
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
17.0
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
20.4
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
18.4
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
13.1
School districts
Anglophone East School District
19.0
Anglophone North School District
19.7
Anglophone South School District
20.3
Anglophone West School District
19.9
Anglophone sector
19.8
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
13.9
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
10.4
District scolaire francophone Sud
14.5
Francophone sector
13.6
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
13.1
Grades 9 to 12
21.5
Gender
Woman/Girl
24.8
Man/Boy
8.1
Non-binary
44.0
Sex at birth
Female
27.3
Male
7.9
Sexual identity
Minority sexual identity
37.0
Heterosexual
13.0
LGBTQ2+ Status
LGBTQ2+ person
36.6
Non LGBTQ2+ person
12.9
Race
White
19.9
South Asian
13.9
Other
20.5
Middle Eastern
13.1
Latino
18.5
East/Southeast Asian
10.0
Black
13.0
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
23.3
Non-Indigenous
17.7
Food poverty
Food poverty
22.5
No food poverty
17.8
Immigrant
Immigrants
9.8
Non-immigrants
19.0
Special needs
Has a special need
47.1
No special need
0.0
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: mental illness (for example, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder).

Source

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

Calculations

This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of respondents who selected "mental illness (for example, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder)" 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

This indicator has replaced SH_SENME_1, which was previously available on our Web site. Due to changes in our 2021-2022 edition of the questionnaire, this indicator cannot be compared to previous versions. 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_SENMI_1