Students in grades 6 to 12 who report smoking, in any amount, at present (smoking daily or occasionally)

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2021-2022 Academic Year 2018-2019 Academic Year 2015-2016
Province
New Brunswick
6.2
13.6
11.2
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
4.9
12.2
9.3
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
6.3
14.5
10.6
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
6.9
13.5
13.2
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
6.4
12.7
11.0
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
8.7
17.8
10.0
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
5.6
12.5
11.8
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
9.2
16.8
14.6
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
6.2
13.6
9.4
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
8.4
18.2
13.3
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
8.7
17.9
6.4
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
6.6
10.7
14.6
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
8.7
17.7
13.6
Dieppe and Memramcook
2.3
8.9
7.0
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
9.6
12.5
15.9
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
5.0
13.1
10.5
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
9.9
14.6
13.0
Fredericton
5.1
11.2
7.3
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
3.3
2.5
S
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
6.7
9.4
10.6
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
13.3
18.3
11.4
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
12.1
14.5
14.3
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
9.2
14.7
15.2
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
9.4
17.4
14.9
Moncton
4.1
10.1
7.9
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
9.3
18.2
19.6
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
7.2
11.6
11.6
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
6.5
16.9
15.3
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
6.1
15.7
18.9
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
14.2
19.2
19.6
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
5.7
11.8
8.5
Riverview and Coverdale
4.6
14.1
12.6
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
4.6
13.0
9.8
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
6.2
16.2
11.7
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
10.6
16.6
14.5
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
4.0
12.5
5.0
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
3.5
15.0
13.6
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
7.8
14.7
10.6
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
8.9
13.4
11.6
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
6.4
18.3
12.0
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
4.9
10.2
11.6
School districts
Anglophone East School District
5.4
13.0
10.6
Anglophone North School District
10.5
20.2
15.0
Anglophone South School District
6.5
14.9
10.7
Anglophone West School District
7.3
14.0
13.6
Anglophone sector
6.9
14.8
12.2
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
5.6
11.6
10.9
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
6.1
13.0
10.9
District scolaire francophone Sud
3.1
9.0
6.4
Francophone sector
4.4
10.6
8.9
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
2.4
4.0
2.8
Grades 9 to 12
9.0
19.9
17.1
Gender
Woman/Girl
5.4
n/a
n/a
Man/Boy
6.2
n/a
n/a
Non-binary
10.3
n/a
n/a
Sex at birth
Female
5.9
12.3
n/a
Male
6.3
14.9
n/a
Race
White
6.3
n/a
n/a
South Asian
3.5
n/a
n/a
Other
6.4
n/a
n/a
Middle Eastern
5.2
n/a
n/a
Latino
9.9
n/a
n/a
East/Southeast Asian
3.7
n/a
n/a
Black
8.0
n/a
n/a
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
13.2
22.7
21.2
Non-Indigenous
5.7
12.8
10.7
Immigrant
Immigrants
4.3
9.9
n/a
Non-immigrants
6.4
13.8
n/a
Special needs
Has a special need
10.3
n/a
n/a
No special need
4.0
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 6 to 12 who report smoking, in any amount, at present (smoking daily or occasionally).

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 "less than once a week, at least once a week, but not every day or every day" by the number of respondents who answered "I do not smoke cigarettes, less than once a week, at least once a week, but not every day, or every day" to the question: How often do you smoke cigarettes at present?

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_SMO09_1