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) (%)
27.2
Heavy drinking - adults (%)
30.0
Perceived life stress (most days are quite a bit or extremely stressful) - adults (%)
23.6

Social and economic factors

Treated fairly in community - youth (%)
36.7
Has been bullied in the past couple of months - youth (%)
52.0
Sense of belonging to community - adults (%)
69.0
Kindergarten school readiness (Anglophone and Francophone children combined) (%)
88.2

Physical environment

Exposure to second-hand smoke in vehicles (%)
7.0
Commuting to and from school actively - youth (%)
25.3
Living in dwellings requiring major repairs (%)
9.0

Resources

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