Students in grades 6 to 12 who report riding in a car with someone who was smoking cigarettes during the last 7 days

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2021-2022 Academic Year 2018-2019 Academic Year 2015-2016
Province
New Brunswick
18.4
18.3
21.0
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
14.7
15.0
15.9
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
19.0
17.6
19.5
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
19.8
18.8
22.7
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
20.5
20.2
24.2
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
21.6
27.0
24.2
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
18.9
20.6
25.9
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
24.8
25.7
30.2
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
18.8
18.2
18.6
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
22.7
25.1
27.7
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
21.3
26.0
23.5
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
16.3
19.4
25.2
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
22.1
28.4
24.9
Dieppe and Memramcook
6.6
7.7
9.0
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
31.8
27.1
30.1
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
18.0
17.6
21.1
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
26.7
21.9
27.3
Fredericton
12.7
12.7
9.5
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
21.0
9.0
11.3
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
22.5
24.1
24.2
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
30.6
27.5
23.7
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
28.0
27.1
37.6
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
32.1
32.0
40.4
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
23.8
26.6
30.8
Moncton
13.5
12.7
13.5
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
36.3
28.1
29.9
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
33.2
17.3
24.5
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
26.5
25.2
25.9
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
22.4
21.4
28.3
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
35.0
29.6
37.4
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
13.1
10.7
12.8
Riverview and Coverdale
15.1
12.6
13.4
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
17.0
16.9
18.8
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
19.8
19.5
20.7
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
26.1
28.1
28.9
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
11.0
15.3
12.4
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
21.7
24.9
33.6
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
28.0
24.7
27.6
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
24.7
22.9
26.7
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
20.8
22.7
21.8
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
19.6
23.9
29.4
School districts
Anglophone East School District
17.2
16.1
17.3
Anglophone North School District
26.3
29.0
29.4
Anglophone South School District
19.3
17.9
19.9
Anglophone West School District
21.2
19.8
23.6
Anglophone sector
20.2
19.4
21.7
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
18.4
20.1
25.9
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
19.0
19.4
23.9
District scolaire francophone Sud
9.3
10.9
11.6
Francophone sector
13.9
15.5
19.1
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
15.7
12.5
12.0
Grades 9 to 12
20.3
22.2
27.0
Gender
Woman/Girl
18.0
n/a
n/a
Man/Boy
17.2
n/a
n/a
Sex at birth
Female
19.3
17.9
n/a
Male
17.2
18.7
n/a
Sexual identity
Minority sexual identity
24.5
n/a
n/a
Heterosexual
17.0
n/a
n/a
LGBTQ2+ Status
LGBTQ2+ person
24.4
n/a
n/a
Non LGBTQ2+ person
16.9
n/a
n/a
Race
White
18.3
n/a
n/a
South Asian
7.7
n/a
n/a
Other
20.7
n/a
n/a
Middle Eastern
19.8
n/a
n/a
Latino
17.5
n/a
n/a
East/Southeast Asian
10.2
n/a
n/a
Black
17.1
n/a
n/a
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
32.0
29.4
33.9
Non-Indigenous
17.4
17.3
20.2
Food poverty
Food poverty
34.4
n/a
n/a
No food poverty
17.3
n/a
n/a
Immigrant
Immigrants
12.4
12.5
n/a
Non-immigrants
19.0
18.8
n/a
Special needs
Has a special need
24.1
n/a
n/a
No special need
15.4
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 riding in a car with someone who was smoking cigarettes during the last 7 days.

Source

New Brunswick Health Council, Student Wellness Survey - Grades 6-12

Calculations

This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of respondents who answered "1 or 2 days, 3 or 4 days, 5 or 6 days or all 7 days" by the number of respondents who answered "0 days, 1 or 2 days, 3 or 4 days, 5 or 6 days or all 7 days" to the question: During the past 7 days, on how many days did you ride in a car with someone who was smoking cigarettes?

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

%

Interpretation

Lower is better

NBHC code

SH_SMO14_1