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Concept: Poverty

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Concept Description

Last Updated: 2023-11-23


    "Poverty in Canada refers to the state or condition in which a person or household lacks essential resources — financial or otherwise — to maintain a modest standard of living in their community." (Source: Wikipedia - Poverty in Canada - accessed November 20, 2023).

    Over time, different types of poverty measures have been used in MCHP research. This concept identifies the different data sources and indicators that have been used to investigate poverty in our research.

Data Sources / Indicators

Poverty Definitions in MCHP Research

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