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Socioeconomic Distress

Socioeconomic Distress

Key Findings: 
  • Maps show how socioeconomic distress varies within Middlesex County and the City of London (Fig. 2.32 and Fig. 2.33).
Ontario Public Health Standard: 

Population Health Assessment and Surveillance Protocol - Section 1, Subsections b-i

Chronic Disease Prevention Standard - Requirement #2

Jargon Explained

Index of socioeconomic distress

The socioeconomic distress index, developed at Human Environments Analysis Laboratory at Western University, takes into account four factors: highest level of completed education, unemployment rate, lone parenthood rate, and low income rate.

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