Students in grades 6 to 12 who report having ever tried smoking little cigars or cigarillos (plain or flavoured)

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2021-2022 Academic Year 2018-2019 Academic Year 2015-2016
Province
New Brunswick
8.6
11.8
14.8
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
7.3
10.4
13.0
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
7.7
10.6
13.5
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
7.5
10.2
14.9
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
12.6
14.9
17.6
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
14.2
20.0
16.0
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
11.4
15.9
17.9
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
11.7
16.8
19.6
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
10.0
17.5
11.1
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
11.6
15.2
17.4
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
12.1
20.3
11.0
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
13.9
15.3
22.4
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
17.3
19.7
20.7
Dieppe and Memramcook
5.8
9.4
13.0
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
10.5
12.7
17.9
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
10.8
14.5
17.9
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
11.0
12.3
16.0
Fredericton
5.5
8.3
9.1
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
S
S
2.5
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
11.0
10.4
13.6
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
13.5
11.3
14.4
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
26.3
21.8
27.9
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
12.1
9.8
18.8
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
11.7
17.8
20.1
Moncton
5.7
8.7
10.5
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
11.0
16.1
21.4
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
11.8
8.3
14.1
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
9.4
10.6
21.7
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
6.9
10.7
17.7
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
11.7
13.1
22.8
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
7.2
8.9
11.5
Riverview and Coverdale
6.6
9.8
15.5
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
10.2
13.9
14.9
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
8.1
11.4
14.1
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
12.2
14.8
18.1
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
6.4
8.9
10.1
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
16.6
21.0
26.4
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
9.8
10.7
12.9
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
8.3
12.9
15.5
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
7.7
12.6
16.2
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
9.6
10.4
17.1
School districts
Anglophone East School District
7.4
10.6
13.2
Anglophone North School District
13.8
20.1
19.3
Anglophone South School District
7.8
10.9
13.6
Anglophone West School District
7.8
10.5
15.3
Anglophone sector
8.4
11.8
14.8
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
11.6
14.8
17.7
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
13.1
15.2
17.9
District scolaire francophone Sud
5.7
8.8
11.3
Francophone sector
8.9
11.9
14.9
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
2.7
2.9
3.5
Grades 9 to 12
12.8
18.1
22.5
Gender
Woman/Girl
7.5
n/a
n/a
Man/Boy
9.3
n/a
n/a
Non-binary
9.6
n/a
n/a
Sex at birth
Female
7.7
9.6
n/a
Male
9.4
14.1
n/a
Race
White
8.9
n/a
n/a
South Asian
3.6
n/a
n/a
Other
9.2
n/a
n/a
Middle Eastern
7.3
n/a
n/a
Latino
13.1
n/a
n/a
East/Southeast Asian
5.9
n/a
n/a
Black
9.6
n/a
n/a
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
16.6
16.1
22.1
Non-Indigenous
8.2
11.6
14.4
Immigrant
Immigrants
7.4
10.0
n/a
Non-immigrants
8.7
11.9
n/a
Special needs
Has a special need
13.0
n/a
n/a
No special need
6.2
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 having ever tried smoking little cigars or cigarillos (plain or flavoured).

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 "smoking little cigars or cigarillos (plain or flavoured)" 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_SMOLC_1