Child Maltreatment Surveillance Indicator Framework

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Percentage (%) of adults with children under the age of 18 at home with symptoms of substance use/dependence in the past 12 months, by sex, Canada, 2012
0.00.10.20.30.40.50.60.70.80.91.01.11.2FemalesMalesSexPercentage (%)Females: 0.5%Males: 0.8%Total population: 0.7%Legend
Percentage (%) of adults with children under the age of 18 at home with symptoms of substance use/dependence in the past 12 months, by sex, Canada, 2012
SexPercentage (%)95% CI
Total population0.7E0.4 - 0.9
Females0.5E0.3 - 0.8
Males0.8E0.4 - 1.2

Source: Canadian Community Health Survey - Mental Health 2012

ECells and bars highlighted in yellow should be interpreted with caution, due to the estimate’s large variability.

Measure Description

DefinitionEstimated percentage (%) of adults aged 18 years and over (living with children under the age of 18) with symptoms of drug abuse/dependence (as per the WHO-CIDI criteria), in the past 12 months
Data SourceCCHS - Mental Health (2012)
Data AvailableSex, Ethnic group
Estimate CalculationNumerator (weighted estimate): number of adults aged 18 years and older who live with children aged 0-17 years and have symptoms of drug abuse/dependence, in the past 12 months; Denominator: Number of adults aged 18 years and older, living with children under the age of 18 years


Suggested Citation

Centre for Surveillance and Applied Research, Public Health Agency of Canada. Child Maltreatment Surveillance Indicator Framework (CMSIF) Data Tool, 2020 Edition. Public Health Infobase. Ottawa (ON): Public Health Agency of Canada, 2020.

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