Term: Socio-Economic Risk Index (SERI)

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Last Updated: 2006-01-17

Definition:

A composite index of 6 measures of socio-economic status that mark environmental, household, and individual preconditions which place people at risk of poor health and therefore may identify their relative need for various types of medical care.

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  • Black C, Roos NP, Fransoo R, Martens PJ. Comparative Indicators of Population Health and Health Care use for Manitoba's Regional Health Authorities: A POPULIS Project. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1999. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)
  • Brownell M, Martens PJ, Kozyrskyj A, Fergusson P, Lerfald J, Mayer T, Derksen S, Friesen D. Assessing the Health of Children in Manitoba: A Population-Based Study. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 2001. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)
  • Frohlich N, Markesteyn T, Roos NP, Carriere KC, Black C, De Coster C, Burchill CA, MacWilliam L. A Report on the Health Status, Socio-Economic Risk and Health Care Use of the Manitoba Population, 1992-93 and Overview of the 1990-91 to 1992-93 Findings. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1994. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)
  • Frohlich N, Carriere KC. Issues in Developing Indicators for Needs-Based Funding. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1997. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)
  • Frohlich N, Mustard CA. Socio-Economic Characteristics (Population Health Information System 1991/92 - 1986 Census Version). Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1994. [Full Report] (View)
  • Frohlich N, Markesteyn T, Roos NP, Carriere KC, Black CD, De Coster C, Burchill CA, MacWilliam L. Stability and trends over 3 years of data. Med Care 1995;33(12 Suppl):DS100-DS108. [Abstract] (View)
  • Mustard CA, Frohlich N. Socioeconomic status and the health of the population. Med Care 1995;33(12 Suppl):DS43-DS54. [Abstract] (View)
  • Reid RJ, MacWilliam L, Roos NP, Bogdanovic B, Black C. Measuring Morbidity in Populations: Performance of the Johns Hopkins Adjusted Clinical Group (ACG) Case-Mix Adjustment System in Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1999. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)
  • Roos NP, Fransoo R, Bogdanovic B, Friesen D, MacWilliam L. Issues in the Management of Specialist Physician Resources for Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1997. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)
  • Roos NP, Black C, Roos LL, Frohlich N, De Coster C, Mustard C, Brownell M, Shanahan M, Fergusson P, Toll F, Carriere KC, Burchill C, Fransoo R, MacWilliam L, Bogdanovic B, Friesen D. Managing health services: how administrative data and population-based analyses can focus the agenda. Health Serv Manage Res 1998;11(1):49-67. [Abstract] (View)
  • Roos NP, Fransoo R, Bogdanovic B, Friesen D, Frohlich N, Carriere KC, Patton D, Wall R. Needs-Based Planning for Manitoba's Generalist Physicians . Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1996. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)

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  • Frohlich N, Carriere KC, Potvin L, Black C. Assessing socioeconomic effects on different sized populations. To weight or not to weight? J Epidemiol Community Health 2001;55(12):913-920. [Abstract] (View)