Lanark County Survey Findings
Results of the 2022 survey of Grade 10 students
Method and Data Collection
Participants were high school students who attended school on the day of the survey. Seven schools across four regions in Lanark took part in the survey.
The surveys were conducted from February to March 2022. The total response rate for Lanark was 70%.
Using a process developed by ICSRA, data was collected with an online questionnaire in the Alchemer software. The survey was conducted during classroom hours. Participation was voluntary, and students were free to answer the survey in whole or in part, skip any question at will, and change their minds about participation at any time.
- See a presentation by professor Alfgeir Kristjansson explaining the survey findings to participants in a May 2022 workshop.
- In 2022, Dr Tanya Halsall (from the University of Ottawa’s Institute of Mental Health Research at the Royal) collaborated with the Students Commission of Canada to collect information about Lanark County based programs and services that promote youth wellbeing, equity and provide transformative learning opportunities. The Open Doors for Lanark Children and Youth Lanark County Asset Mapping 2022 report documents achievements and challenges relative to these goals.
- Early alcohol use is high, access to and use of alcohol at home is high.
- Lifetime cannabis use rather high, other drug use mostly low.
- Smoking and E-cigarettes comparatively low.