Citizens receiving home care services from the Extra-Mural Program [and taking new prescription medications] who reported that the staff talked with them about the purpose for taking their new prescription medications

Table

Unit %

Year 2018 Year 2015 Year 2012
Province
New Brunswick
72.8
71.1 - 74.5
73.1
71.2 - 74.9
59.5
57.2 - 61.9
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
72.9
69.3 - 76.5
71.1
67.2 - 75.0
58.4
53.4 - 63.4
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
70.1
66.4 - 73.9
66.0
61.9 - 70.1
47.9
43.1 - 52.7
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
67.1
63.3 - 70.9
73.0
68.8 - 77.2
59.7
54.7 - 64.8
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
82.1
77.6 - 86.6
81.1
76.1 - 86.0
71.6
64.7 - 78.6
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
78.0
70.3 - 85.7
69.9
62.0 - 77.8
64.4
53.9 - 74.9
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
78.3
73.6 - 83.0
85.4
80.7 - 90.0
74.5
67.4 - 81.6
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
76.7
69.5 - 84.0
75.0
68.3 - 81.8
64.7
55.5 - 73.9
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
70.8
60.9 - 80.7
73.4
62.9 - 83.8
73.1
61.3 - 84.9
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
75.1
62.5 - 87.6
90.5
82.4 - 98.5
67.6
53.8 - 81.4
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
64.2
51.8 - 76.7
69.6
57.5 - 81.7
S
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
83.6
74.1 - 93.1
88.0
77.8 - 98.3
S
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
91.7
84.1 - 99.4
70.1
59.3 - 80.8
69.1
55.2 - 82.9
Dieppe and Memramcook
69.6
56.0 - 83.1
67.1
53.7 - 80.5
S
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
62.5
47.3 - n/a
S
S
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
79.7
73.5 - n/a
84.7
77.9 - 91.4
72.6
63.0 - 82.2
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
81.5
74.4 - n/a
82.5
76.2 - 88.8
68.5
59.4 - 77.7
Fredericton
57.8
50.3 - n/a
65.3
55.5 - 75.2
65.7
55.4 - 76.1
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
S
S
S
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
81.9
73.0 - n/a
76.7
68.3 - 85.0
74.0
62.7 - 85.2
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
S
S
S
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
S
S
S
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
83.6
72.9 - n/a
S
S
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
77.8
70.3 - 85.3
74.0
66.7 - 81.4
64.4
54.2 - 74.7
Moncton
74.4
68.4 - 80.3
68.0
61.2 - 74.8
55.3
46.9 - 63.6
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
58.3
44.1 - n/a
S
S
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
S
S
S
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
57.3
43.4 - n/a
S
S
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
77.1
64.7 - n/a
S
S
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
64.8
51.6 - n/a
S
S
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
56.8
45.5 - n/a
62.4
48.3 - 76.4
40.6
27.5 - 53.7
Riverview and Coverdale
62.1
50.3 - 74.0
71.5
58.2 - 84.8
39.4
24.3 - 54.5
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
80.5
69.0 - 92.0
60.7
46.1 - 75.4
S
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
62.4
55.7 - n/a
51.1
43.9 - 58.4
45.7
38.3 - 53.1
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
S
S
S
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
73.9
65.5 - 82.2
75.9
67.0 - 84.9
60.7
45.5 - 75.8
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
74.7
63.0 - 86.4
92.5
85.0 - 99.9
S
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
70.5
60.5 - n/a
76.2
66.7 - 85.8
45.8
32.1 - 59.4
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
88.6
82.8 - n/a
81.9
73.2 - 90.6
53.9
40.5 - 67.4
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
77.1
67.6 - n/a
76.7
68.2 - 85.3
59.8
46.2 - 73.4
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
84.6
77.1 - 92.1
92.6
85.6 - 99.6
S
Age
18-64
68.3
64.2 - n/a
73.8
70.0 - 77.6
60.1
55.8 - 64.3
65 and over
74.3
72.4 - n/a
72.6
70.4 - 74.7
59.7
56.8 - 62.6
Gender
Woman/Girl
71.3
68.9 - n/a
70.8
68.4 - 73.3
60.0
56.9 - 63.0
Man/Boy
74.8
72.2 - n/a
76.1
73.4 - 78.8
58.8
55.1 - 62.6
Language
Preferred language of service: English
70.9
68.8 - n/a
70.3
68.1 - 72.6
55.2
52.4 - 58.0
Preferred language of service: French
80.3
77.1 - n/a
82.0
78.7 - 85.3
71.1
66.5 - 75.6
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
82.6
71.2 - n/a
73.4
60.0 - 86.9
73.2
60.5 - 85.8
Non-Indigenous
73.0
71.2 - n/a
72.9
71.0 - 74.9
59.1
56.7 - 61.5
Education level
High school or less
74.0
71.9 - n/a
72.2
69.9 - 74.4
61.1
58.3 - 64.0
Postsecondary
69.9
66.6 - n/a
75.7
72.1 - 79.2
58.2
53.6 - 62.7
Household income
Less than $25,000
73.1
70.2 - n/a
72.0
69.1 - 75.0
61.6
58.0 - 65.1
$25,000 to less than $60,000
75.8
72.8 - n/a
72.7
69.3 - 76.1
62.3
58.2 - 66.3
$60,000 or more
76.4
70.0 - n/a
80.1
73.6 - 86.5
49.4
41.4 - 57.3
n/a = Not applicable / not available
S = Data was suppressed due to low respondent counts

About

This indicator is the percentage of citizens receiving home care services from the Extra-Mural Program [and taking new prescription medications] who reported that the staff talked with them about the purpose for taking their new prescription medications in the last 2 months.

Source

New Brunswick Health Council, Home Care Survey

Calculations

This indicator is based on respondents who had taken any new prescription medicine or changed any of the medicines they were taking in the last 2 months. 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: In the last 2 months, did Extra-Mural staff talk with you about the purpose for taking your new or changed prescription medicines?

Notes

The 2021 edition of the Home Care Survey was conducted during the COVID-19 pandemic. While the pandemic did not influence the survey’s response rate, users are advised to use the survey data with caution, especially when creating estimates for small sub-populations or when comparing it to other editions of the survey.

Unit

%

NBHC code

XM_MED04_1