The CNVI consists of neighbourhood-level variables that account for vulnerable populations, probability of exposure, and preparedness of healthcare facilities. Together, these factors indicate which neighbourhoods may be more susceptible to exposure or less capable of dealing with crisis.
Encapsulates basic dimensions of SES status, such as education, income, ethnic concentration, and primary language.
Accounts for the population seniors (>65) within each neighbourhood, seniors living alone, and the number of senior facilities in each neighbourhood.
Accounts for the prevalence of chronic respiratory diseases, COPD and asthma, along with diabetes and hypertension, among adults.
Reports annual hospitalization rates, ED visits, and proportion of Family Healthcare Team (FHT) or Community Healthcare Centre (CHC) patients.
Identifies the population that is at high risk of exposure to the spread of communicable diseases, either through their living conditions or their behaviours.
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