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

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2021-2022
Province
New Brunswick
65.2
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
63.0
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
65.6
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
62.4
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
67.5
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
74.3
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
70.4
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
73.4
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
68.0
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
71.9
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
74.2
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
72.0
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
74.3
Dieppe and Memramcook
60.5
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
69.8
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
65.2
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
66.2
Fredericton
58.0
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
52.9
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
67.9
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
76.2
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
78.1
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
69.3
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
72.6
Moncton
61.1
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
70.3
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
80.6
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
64.9
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
66.2
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
70.1
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
60.8
Riverview and Coverdale
63.3
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
59.6
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
69.2
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
60.8
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
66.0
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
73.0
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
71.1
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
65.5
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
61.8
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
72.5
School districts
Anglophone East School District
63.1
Anglophone North School District
73.9
Anglophone South School District
65.8
Anglophone West School District
63.0
Anglophone sector
65.2
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
71.0
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
68.0
District scolaire francophone Sud
60.9
Francophone sector
65.4
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
51.8
Grades 9 to 12
75.3
Gender
Woman/Girl
68.9
Man/Boy
61.2
Non-binary
72.5
Sex at birth
Female
69.2
Male
61.1
Race
White
67.7
South Asian
47.0
Other
59.1
Middle Eastern
54.3
Latino
64.6
East/Southeast Asian
64.3
Black
61.3
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
68.1
Non-Indigenous
65.5
Immigrant
Immigrants
60.3
Non-immigrants
65.8
Special needs
Has a special need
69.8
No special need
62.8
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 every night.

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 "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_3