Communities, Health Zones & NB

Comparison

Moncton/South-East
Zone 1
Fundy Shore/Saint John
Zone 2
Fredericton/River Valley
Zone 3
Madawaska/North-West
Zone 4
Restigouche
Zone 5
Bathurst/Acadian Peninsula
Zone 6
Miramichi
Zone 7

Population health outcomes

Self-rated health as very good or excellent - adults (%)
51.2
51
50.7
43.8
41.2
43
45.5
Self-rated mental health as very good or excellent - adults (%)
60.2
61.9
59.6
64.1
60.2
61.7
56.8
Three or more chronic health conditions - adults (%)
18.1
21.1
21.1
16.6
23.2
20.1
21.4
Potentially avoidable deaths (Rate per 100,000)
No data
No data
No data
No data
No data
No data
No data

Health services

Wait time of less than 1 month to see specialist for first time (%)
47.9
43.5
41
49.7
34.7
41
45.3
Has a primary health care provider (%)
93.9
93.1
89.7
92.6
96.7
94.1
95.1
Has access to a primary health team (%)
26.4
33.2
35.7
33
30.2
41
37.1
Ability to get an appointment with their family doctor within 5 days (%)
58.5
61.6
56.5
39.8
50.1
46.8
56.6

Health behaviours

Overweight or obese - children (%)
32.5
37.3
34.6
35.1
40.1
33.9
42.5
Marijuana use within the last 12 months - youth (grades 9-12) (%)
26.6
32.5
29.3
18.7
29.6
24.4
31
Heavy drinking - adults (%)
32
33
28
29
22
25
21
Perceived life stress (most days are quite a bit or extremely stressful) - adults (%)
22.7
23.7
20.6
28.2
26.1
20.1
21.9

Social and economic factors

Treated fairly in community - youth (%)
36.8
37.5
37.8
39.7
32.9
37.5
38.5
Has been bullied in the past couple of months - youth (%)
52.1
51.4
48.6
50.8
53.6
50.9
50.2
Sense of belonging to community - adults (%)
63.9
70.4
67.2
70
70.7
67.7
75.6
Kindergarten school readiness (Anglophone and Francophone children combined) (%)
76
91
90
75
75
82
85

Physical environment

Exposure to second-hand smoke in vehicles (%)
5.7
5.7
4.3
6.7
8.8
4.4
6.2
Commuting to and from school actively - youth (%)
25.3
24.7
20.5
18.9
19.5
16.7
15.4
Living in dwellings requiring major repairs (%)
7
8.5
8.6
8
8.9
9.3
11.1

Resources

Family physicians (FTE) (Rate per 10,000)
10.4
9.1
10.2
13.5
14.3
12.5
10.6
Family physicians (Office-based) (Rate per 10,000)
9.1
7.1
7.8
9.8
10.6
9.7
6.9