Communities, Health Zones & NB

Comparison

Saint John Area
Saint John

Population health outcomes

Self-rated health as very good or excellent - adults (%)
47.8
Self-rated mental health as very good or excellent - adults (%)
57.7
Three or more chronic health conditions - adults (%)
23.2
Potentially avoidable deaths (Rate per 100,000)
273.9

Health services

Wait time of less than 1 month to see specialist for first time (%)
49.1
Has a primary health care provider (%)
92.2
Has access to a primary health team (%)
31.1
Ability to get an appointment with their family doctor within 5 days (%)
58.2

Health behaviours

Overweight or obese - children (%)
39.1
Marijuana use within the last 12 months - youth (grades 9-12) (%)
32.4
Heavy drinking - adults (%)
30
Perceived life stress (most days are quite a bit or extremely stressful) - adults (%)
23.6

Social and economic factors

Treated fairly in community - youth (%)
35.3
Has been bullied in the past couple of months - youth (%)
51.6
Sense of belonging to community - adults (%)
69
Kindergarten school readiness (Anglophone and Francophone children combined) (%)
88

Physical environment

Exposure to second-hand smoke in vehicles (%)
7
Commuting to and from school actively - youth (%)
27
Living in dwellings requiring major repairs (%)
9

Resources

Family physicians (FTE) (Rate per 10,000)
9.6
Family physicians (Office-based) (Rate per 10,000)
7.5