Child Maltreatment Surveillance Indicator Framework

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Percentage (%) of parents/guardians of children aged 1-9 years who report characteristics associated with high family functioning, by sex (parent), Canada, 2010-2011
0102030405060708090FemalesMalesSex - parentPercentage (%)Females: 91.1%Males: 90.6%Total population: 91.1%Legend
Percentage (%) of parents/guardians of children aged 1-9 years who report characteristics associated with high family functioning, by sex (parent), Canada, 2010-2011
Sex - parentPercentage (%)95% CI
Total population91.1- - -
Females91.1- - -
Males90.6- - -

Source: Survey of Young Canadians - Person Most Knowledgeable 2010-2011, Statistics Canada

Measure Description

DefinitionEstimated percentage (%) of parents/guardians of children aged 1-9 years who report characteristics associated with high family functioning, based on a 12-dimension measure (each with a response range 1-4, from "strongly disagree", "disagree", "agree", to "strongly agree"). High family functioning was defined as answering at least ten out of 12 at the 3-4 level
Data SourceSYC-PMK (2010-2011)
Data AvailableSex-parent, Sex-child, 5-year age group-parent, 5-year age group-child, Household income
Estimate CalculationNumerator (weighted estimate): Number of parents/guardians, of children aged 1-9, who report characteristics associated with high family functioning; Denominator: Number of parents/guardians of children aged 1-9 (sample is 1 child per household)
Additional RemarksThe sampling unit is the child and the respondent is the parent/guardian (1 child per household). This measure is from the PMK component of the SYC


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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