Students in grades 6 to 12 who report having ever tried any alternative smoking product

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2021-2022
Province
New Brunswick
12.2
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
10.3
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
12.2
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
11.6
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
15.5
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
17.2
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
14.4
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
15.7
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
13.3
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
15.3
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
14.7
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
17.1
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
20.8
Dieppe and Memramcook
7.2
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
14.1
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
13.0
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
15.3
Fredericton
9.0
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
3.2
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
15.1
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
18.4
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
28.8
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
14.3
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
15.9
Moncton
8.8
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
20.1
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
13.8
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
12.3
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
10.6
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
20.3
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
10.7
Riverview and Coverdale
10.5
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
13.5
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
13.3
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
15.6
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
9.1
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
18.1
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
13.7
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
13.3
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
11.3
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
12.5
School districts
Anglophone East School District
11.0
Anglophone North School District
18.4
Anglophone South School District
12.2
Anglophone West School District
11.9
Anglophone sector
12.5
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
14.0
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
16.0
District scolaire francophone Sud
8.1
Francophone sector
11.3
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
4.1
Grades 9 to 12
18.0
Gender
Woman/Girl
12.2
Man/Boy
11.7
Non-binary
15.5
Sex at birth
Female
12.5
Male
11.8
Race
White
13.1
South Asian
6.5
Other
13.0
Middle Eastern
13.6
Latino
19.1
East/Southeast Asian
8.1
Black
12.4
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
21.8
Non-Indigenous
11.8
Immigrant
Immigrants
11.1
Non-immigrants
12.3
Special needs
Has a special need
18.6
No special need
8.7
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 having ever tried any alternative smoking product.

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 selected "yes, to at least 1 of the 7 response options" by the "total number of respondents" to the question: Have you ever tried any of the following? Smoking little cigars or cigarillos (plain or flavoured), smoking cigars (not including little cigars or cigarillos, plain or flavoured), smoking roll-your-own cigarettes (tobacco only, in rolling papers), using heated tobacco products, using smokeless tobacco (chewing tobacco, pinch, snuff, or snus), using a water-pipe (hookah) to smoke sheesha (herbal or tobacco) or using blunt wraps (a tube made of tobacco used to roll cigarette tobacco)

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_SMOAL_1