Communities, Health Zones & NB

Comparison

Dalhousie Area
Dalhousie

Population health outcomes

Self-rated health as very good or excellent - adults (%)
42.3
Self-rated mental health as very good or excellent - adults (%)
60.5
Three or more chronic health conditions - adults (%)
23.0
Potentially avoidable deaths (Rate per 100,000)
258.4

Health services

Wait time of less than 1 month to see specialist for first time (%)
35.5
Has a primary health care provider (%)
97.2
Has access to a primary health team (%)
29.7
Ability to get an appointment with their family doctor within 5 days (%)
51.6

Health behaviours

Overweight or obese - children (%)
37.5
Marijuana use within the last 12 months - youth (grades 9-12) (%)
24.7
Heavy drinking - adults (%)
22.0
Perceived life stress (most days are quite a bit or extremely stressful) - adults (%)
31.4

Social and economic factors

Treated fairly in community - youth (%)
34.2
Has been bullied in the past couple of months - youth (%)
48.8
Sense of belonging to community - adults (%)
76.0
Kindergarten school readiness (Anglophone and Francophone children combined) (%)
77.8

Physical environment

Exposure to second-hand smoke in vehicles (%)
17.0
Commuting to and from school actively - youth (%)
11.4
Living in dwellings requiring major repairs (%)
9.2

Resources

Family physicians (FTE) (Rate per 10,000)
9.6
Family physicians (Office-based) (Rate per 10,000)
9.0