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Canadian Marginalization Index (CAN-Marg)      Canadian Marginalization Index (CAN-Marg)


The Canadian Marginalization Index (CAN-Marg) can be used to understand inequalities in health and other social problems related to health among either population groups or geographic areas across Canada.

CAN-Marg is a data tool that combines a wide range of demographic indicators into four distinct dimensions of marginalization. As a multifaceted index, CAN-Marg measures multiple axes of deprivation in Canada, including:
   • residential instability: indicators such as "% renters" and "% living alone"
   • material deprivation: indicators such as "% low income" and "% lone parent families"
   • dependency: indicators such as "% seniors" and "% employment"
   • ethnic concentration: indicators such as "% recent immigrants" and "% visible minority"

History of CAN-Marg data creation
CAN-Marg Maps
The 2006 Marginalization Index was created by researchers at the Centre for Urban Health Solutions at
St. Michael’s Hospital.
2006  
The 2001 Marginalization Index was created by researchers at the Centre for Urban Health Solutions at
St. Michael’s Hospital.
2001  
The Canadian Marginalization Index (1996, 1991) provided through Statistics Canada Custom Data Product
Request (May 29, 2018)
1996,

1991
 
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      Canadian Marginalization Index (CAN-Marg) — 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991

 
 
 
INTRODUCTION

    The Canadian Marginalization Index


    How can researchers, community agencies and policy-makers find out more about the relationship between our neighbourhoods and our health?

    The Canadian Marginalization Index allows you to explore how factors like residential instability and material deprivation are concentrated at local level and how this is affecting health outcomes.

    The Canadian Marginalization Index (2006, 2001) was created by researchers at the Centre for Urban Health Solutions at St. Michael’s (C-UHS)

    The Canadian Marginalization Index (1996, 1991) provided through Statistics Canada Custom Data Product Request (May 29, 2018).

    Citation:

    Matheson et al. "Development of the Canadian Marginalization Index: a new tool for the study of inequality." Canadian Journal of Public Health, 2012;103(Suppl. 2):S12-S16. English, Français
 
 
 
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    Ontario Community Health Profiles Partnership; www.ontariohealthprofiles.ca; Accessed on: October 20, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
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