Child Maltreatment Surveillance Indicator Framework
Percentage (%) of adults with children under the age of 18 at home who report a high level of social support
|Definition||Estimated percentage (%) of adults aged 18 years and over (living with children under the age of 18) who report a high level of social support, measured as per the Social Provisions Scale (based on a 10-dimension scale (each with a response range 1-4, from "strongly disagree", "disagree", "agree", to "strongly agree"), for an overall score ranging 10-40). A score of 30+ is considered high perceived social support|
|Data Source||CCHS - Mental Health (2012)|
|Data Available||Sex, 10-year age group, 5-level highest education attained, Household income quintile, Province, Population centre/rural area, Immigration status, Indigenous 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 high perceived social support; Denominator: Number of adults aged 18 years and older, living with children under the age of 18 years|
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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