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Saskatchewan Alliance for Youth and Community Well-Being

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Oct 24th 2016

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Saskatchewan Alliance for Youth and Community Well-Being

  1. 1. Saskatchewan Alliance for Youth and Community Well-Being Translating survey results into action COMMUNITY ACTION COORDINATOR PRESENTATION AT SOHC MEETING OCTOBER 2016
  2. 2. Presentation Overview  What is SAYCW and why a youth health survey?  Survey Overview  Oral Health Questions in the Survey  Oral Health Results in Four different Division/Schools  Translating Knowledge to action  SAYCW Healthy Schools and Communities Grant  How can you get involved?
  3. 3. What is SAYCW?  Stakeholders from multiple sectors and jurisdictions (29)  Commitment to improving health and well-being of youth and communities in Saskatchewan  Population health surveillance  Knowledge translation  Local level action
  4. 4. SAYCW Collaborative action Knowledge and Local Expertise Youth Health and Well-Being in SK
  5. 5. Survey Overview  Youth Health Survey Questionnaire –Grades 7-12  Data collected from 9230 students from 116 schools from 18 school divisions/authorities:  The survey focused on risk and protective factors for chronic illness.  4-level reports: school, division, health region, and provincial
  6. 6. Oral Health Questions  How many times do you brush your teeth in one day?  About how long has it been since you last visited a dentist? Include visits to dental specialists such as Orthodontists.  How often during the last year have you had painful aching anywhere in your mouth? Do not include orthodontics (e.g. pain from braces).
  7. 7. Question 1. Frequency of teeth brushing 4% 5% 36% 56% 1% 4% 25% 70% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% Never Less than once a day Once a day More than once a day Percentage Frequency of teeth brushing (N=1807) Male Female
  8. 8. Question1. Frequency of teeth brushing 5% 9% 40% 46% 0% 3% 37% 60% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% Never Less than once a day Once a day More than once a day Percentage Frequency of teeth brushing (N=177) Male Female
  9. 9. Question1. Frequency of teeth brushing 5% 14% 41% 40% 1% 4% 26% 69% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% Never Less than once a day Once a day More than once a day Percentage Frequency of teeth brushing (N=387) Male Female
  10. 10. Question 1. Frequency of teeth brushing 18% 44% 38% 5% 31% 64% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Never/Less than once a day Once a day More than once a day Percentage Frequency of teeth brushing (N=105) Male Female
  11. 11. Question 2. Frequency of dental visit 3% 5% 12% 80% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Never More than 3 years 1 - 3 years ago Within the year Percentage Frequency of dental visits (N=1818)
  12. 12. Question 2. Frequency of dental visit 6% 3% 13% 78% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Never More than 3 years 1 - 3 years ago Within the year Percentage Frequency of dental visits (N=181)
  13. 13. Question 2. Frequency of dental visit 1% 9% 18% 72% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Never More than 3 years 1 - 3 years ago Within the year Percentage Frequency of dental visits (N=390)
  14. 14. Question 2. Frequency of dental visit 13% 20% 67% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Never/More than 3 years 1 - 3 years ago Within the year Percentage Frequency of dental visits (N=107)
  15. 15. Question 3. Frequency of students with painful aching in mouth 44% 40% 11% 3% 2% 35% 42% 16% 4% 2% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Never Hardly ever Occasionally Fairly often Very often Percentage Frequency of students experiencing painful aching in mouth by gender (N=1797) Male Female
  16. 16. Question 3. Frequency of students with painful aching in mouth 45% 37% 12% 6% 35% 49% 12% 4% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Never Hardly ever Occasionally Fairly/very often Percentage Frequency of students experiencing painful aching in mouth by gender (N=177) Series1 Series2
  17. 17. Question 3. Frequency of students with painful aching in mouth 43% 40% 11% 5% 2% 31% 48% 12% 7% 2% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Never Hardly ever Occasionally Fairly often Very often Percentage Frequency of students experiencing painful aching in mouth by gender (N=385) Male Female
  18. 18. Question 3. Frequency of students with painful aching in mouth 34% 50% 12% 4% 0% 13% 51% 18% 18% 0% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Never Hardly ever Occasionally Fairly often Very often Percentage Frequency of students experiencing painful aching in mouth by gender (N=105) Male Female
  19. 19. Translating Knowledge to action  Framework for Action:  Healthy students are better learners, and better educated individuals are healthier  Comprehensive School Community Health (CSCH): saskatchewan.ca
  20. 20. Translating Knowledge to action
  21. 21. Translating Knowledge to action Form a Team Review and Assess Brainstorm Areas of Action Outline your Plan of Action Rally your Resources Take the Action Celebrate, Reflect, evaluate
  22. 22. Healthy Schools and Communities Grant  The grant is to positively impact youth health by supporting actions at the school/community level.  Grants are available for schools and communities regardless of their participation in the survey  Schools/Communities who have not participated in survey, could use other levels of report  Application form and instruction is available online: www.saycw.com
  23. 23. How can you get involved?  The Data Analysis Working Group  The Knowledge to Action Working Group  Healthy Schools and Communities Grant Working Group  Governance and Sustainability Committee  Community Action Teams
  24. 24. Thank you for your attention

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