Percentage of children who are vulnerable in at least one area of development at age 5, by income quintile, Canada, 2014

Source: CICH graphic created using data adapted from the Canadian Institute for Health Information. Children Vulnerable in Areas of Early Development: A Determinant of Child Health. Ottawa, ON: CIHI; 2014. -accessed July 24, 2017.

Children living in the lowest income neighbourhoods were more likely to be vulnerable in at least one domain of the Early Development Instrument (EDI)* than were children in the highest income neighbourhoods, 34.9% and 19.5% respectively.

*For more information on the Early Development Instrument (EDI) please click here