Students in grades 6 to 12 who have tried cigarette smoking, even just a few puffs

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2021-2022 Academic Year 2018-2019 Academic Year 2015-2016
Province
New Brunswick
15.7
21.6
22.5
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
13.0
18.5
18.5
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
16.0
22.3
22.8
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
16.4
22.7
25.0
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
17.3
22.5
22.5
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
20.7
26.5
21.7
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
16.8
21.5
23.4
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
20.5
25.6
29.0
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
15.7
21.7
17.1
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
20.3
26.7
26.2
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
18.6
28.0
15.9
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
19.1
23.6
26.9
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
23.8
24.4
27.4
Dieppe and Memramcook
6.9
12.1
13.1
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
20.2
25.9
29.0
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
14.4
21.8
21.3
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
21.7
25.0
24.3
Fredericton
12.2
18.4
14.5
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
4.8
3.8
5.2
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
18.1
16.0
20.1
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
24.9
26.1
21.0
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
29.7
32.6
34.6
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
22.4
25.0
36.2
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
20.8
27.1
30.0
Moncton
11.5
16.2
16.3
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
26.9
33.6
35.5
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
18.2
12.2
19.2
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
14.0
24.0
27.9
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
15.9
25.7
33.7
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
30.5
30.2
36.4
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
14.4
17.5
17.7
Riverview and Coverdale
13.0
20.4
21.7
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
14.9
18.2
22.6
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
17.1
25.3
26.3
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
20.0
29.2
26.3
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
12.4
17.9
14.0
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
19.8
25.3
29.4
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
17.2
23.1
21.1
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
16.6
24.0
24.9
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
16.9
25.2
23.2
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
15.5
17.7
24.3
School districts
Anglophone East School District
14.3
20.1
20.5
Anglophone North School District
23.8
31.3
30.5
Anglophone South School District
16.2
22.8
23.0
Anglophone West School District
17.1
23.2
25.8
Anglophone sector
16.9
23.3
24.3
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
16.0
19.4
22.2
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
17.3
23.0
21.6
District scolaire francophone Sud
9.0
13.5
13.2
Francophone sector
12.7
17.2
18.1
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
6.6
7.3
6.9
Grades 9 to 12
22.5
31.3
33.1
Gender
Woman/Girl
15.4
n/a
n/a
Man/Boy
15.0
n/a
n/a
Non-binary
22.0
n/a
n/a
Sex at birth
Female
16.1
20.8
n/a
Male
15.1
22.4
n/a
Sexual identity
Minority sexual identity
20.6
n/a
n/a
Heterosexual
15.1
n/a
n/a
LGBTQ2+ Status
LGBTQ2+ person
20.5
n/a
n/a
Non LGBTQ2+ person
15.1
n/a
n/a
Race
White
16.5
n/a
n/a
South Asian
8.2
n/a
n/a
Other
16.5
n/a
n/a
Middle Eastern
15.8
n/a
n/a
Latino
21.9
n/a
n/a
East/Southeast Asian
10.1
n/a
n/a
Black
16.4
n/a
n/a
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
29.2
32.1
36.4
Non-Indigenous
14.9
20.7
21.7
Food poverty
Food poverty
28.5
n/a
n/a
No food poverty
14.7
n/a
n/a
Immigrant
Immigrants
13.7
19.6
n/a
Non-immigrants
15.9
21.7
n/a
Special needs
Has a special need
23.9
n/a
n/a
No special need
11.3
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 have tried cigarette smoking, even just a few puffs.

Source

New Brunswick Health Council, 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: Have you ever tried cigarette smoking, even just a few puffs?

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_SMO01_1

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