Students in grades 7 to 12 who report knowing when they are legally able to consent to sexual activity

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2018-2019 Academic Year 2015-2016
Province
New Brunswick
71.2
65.3
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
70.7
61.2
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
70.9
65.8
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
72.6
68.8
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
66.5
66.2
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
67.4
62.0
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
75.5
68.7
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
70.3
61.5
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
71.5
55.7
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
66.0
53.8
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
71.4
52.7
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
84.9
79.4
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
61.5
69.9
Dieppe and Memramcook
66.6
56.0
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
73.4
55.2
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
67.4
67.4
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
69.1
69.8
Fredericton
76.2
72.8
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
49.2
45.7
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
54.2
60.1
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
80.0
62.2
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
73.1
79.3
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
65.0
62.2
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
69.9
60.4
Moncton
73.0
63.6
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
69.6
62.0
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
74.0
75.3
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
92.5
74.9
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
66.7
69.2
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
68.6
62.7
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
72.3
64.2
Riverview and Coverdale
72.6
61.0
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
70.1
65.0
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
69.2
66.9
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
65.3
61.8
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
71.3
64.8
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
80.1
70.3
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
72.6
72.7
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
72.5
69.5
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
76.3
62.1
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
75.6
73.9
School districts
Anglophone East School District
69.5
63.5
Anglophone North School District
71.0
60.5
Anglophone South School District
71.6
66.1
Anglophone West School District
72.8
68.3
Anglophone sector
71.5
65.6
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
73.8
69.3
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
67.9
67.2
District scolaire francophone Sud
69.7
59.1
Francophone sector
70.7
64.3
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
55.6
46.5
Grades 9 to 12
78.1
73.5
Gender
Woman/Girl
n/a
n/a
Man/Boy
n/a
n/a
Sex at birth
Female
69.8
n/a
Male
72.9
n/a
Sexual orientation
Sexual minority people
n/a
n/a
Heterosexual people
n/a
n/a
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
69.0
67.7
Non-Indigenous
71.9
65.1
Immigrant
Immigrants
65.8
n/a
Non-immigrants
71.8
n/a
Special needs
Has a special need
n/a
n/a
No special need
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 7 to 12 who report knowing when they are legally able to consent to sexual activity.

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: Do you know when you are legally able to consent to sexual activity?

Unit

%

Interpretation

Higher is better

NBHC code

SH_SEV03_1