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Table 1 Dimensions of marginalization and respective indicators of the ON-Marg

From: The role of ethnicity in pathways to emergency psychiatric services for clients with psychosis

Dimension Indicators
Residential instability Proportion of the population living alone
Proportion of the population aged 16+
Average number of persons per dwelling
Proportion of the population who are single/divorced/widowed
Proportion of dwellings that are apartment buildings
Proportion of dwellings that are not owned
Proportion of the population who moved during the past 5 years
Material deprivation Proportion of the population aged 20+ without a high-school diploma
Proportion of families who are lone parents
Proportion of the population receiving government transfer payments
Proportion of the population aged 15+ who are unemployed
Proportion of the population considered low-income
Proportion of household living in dwellings that are in need of major repair
Dependency Proportion of the population who are 65+
Dependency ratio (total population aged 0–14 & 65+ / total population aged 15–64)
Proportion of the population not participating in labour force (aged 15+)
Ethnic concentration Proportion of the population who are recent immigrants
Proportion of the population who self-identify as a visible minority
  1. Adapted from the Ontario Marginalization Index User Guide Version 1.0