Students in grades 6 to 12 who report using an electronic device before bed

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2021-2022
Province
New Brunswick
89.4
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
88.4
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
89.9
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
88.4
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
90.0
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
92.1
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
91.1
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
93.0
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
90.8
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
92.2
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
92.1
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
92.5
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
92.1
Dieppe and Memramcook
87.9
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
94.0
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
89.3
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
90.6
Fredericton
86.2
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
82.5
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
90.0
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
92.0
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
93.4
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
94.4
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
92.7
Moncton
87.4
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
92.7
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
95.2
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
82.9
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
89.4
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
92.2
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
89.1
Riverview and Coverdale
88.9
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
85.7
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
90.8
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
87.8
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
90.1
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
90.2
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
94.3
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
88.5
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
88.2
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
91.4
School districts
Anglophone East School District
88.3
Anglophone North School District
92.9
Anglophone South School District
90.0
Anglophone West School District
88.8
Anglophone sector
89.5
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
91.4
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
90.2
District scolaire francophone Sud
87.4
Francophone sector
89.1
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
83.1
Grades 9 to 12
94.1
Gender
Woman/Girl
91.3
Man/Boy
87.5
Non-binary
92.1
Sex at birth
Female
91.4
Male
87.3
Race
White
90.6
South Asian
80.0
Other
86.3
Middle Eastern
86.4
Latino
90.6
East/Southeast Asian
89.5
Black
88.2
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
89.9
Non-Indigenous
89.5
Immigrant
Immigrants
86.8
Non-immigrants
89.7
Special needs
Has a special need
90.7
No special need
88.7
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 using an electronic device before bed.

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 "1 night a week, 2 nights a week, 3 nights a week, 4 nights a week, 5 nights a week, 6 nights a week or every night" by the number of respondents who answered "never, 1 night a week, 2 nights a week, 3 nights a week, 4 nights a week, 5 nights a week, 6 nights a week or every night" to the question: How often do you use an electronic device in your bedroom in the last hour before going to sleep?

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_SLE02_1