Child Maltreatment Surveillance Indicator Framework

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Percentage (%) of adults with children under the age of 18 at home who report contact with a child protection organization, before age 16, about difficulties at home

Definition Estimated percentage (%) of adults aged 18 years and over (living with children under the age of 18) who report contact with a child protection organization before age 16, about difficulties at home
Data Source CCHS - Mental Health (2012)
Data Available Sex, Household income quintile, Province, Population centre/rural area, Immigration status, Ethnic group
Estimate Calculation Numerator (weighted estimate): Number of adults aged 18 years and older who live with children aged 0-17 years and report contact with a child protection organization about difficulties at home, before the age of 16 years; Denominator: Number of adults aged 18 years and older, living with children under the age of 18 years
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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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