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EDI results and socio-economic index (SEI)

 

This map shows EDI results in each of the five areas of development and the socio-economic index, or SEI, scores for communities and subcommunities.

 

EDI: The five areas of development measured by the EDI are: physical health and well-being, social competence, emotional maturity, language and thinking skills, and communication skills and general knowledge. Results are grouped into three categories: developing appropriately (DA), experiencing difficulty (ED) and experiencing great difficulty (EGD).

 

SEI: High scores indicate a high SEI. Please keep in mind, however, that a score of 100 is not possible because socio-economic status is complex and difficult to measure. The SEI is also broken down by its five factors: economic stability (E), social mobility (S), cultural similarity (C), vulnerability (V) and child care (CC). High scores for SEI factors are positive, except for vulnerability where the reverse is true.

 

For more information on SES, click here. For information about the EDI, click here.

 

How to navigate and read information

 

 

1.    Moving around the map

To zoom, use the Zoom in button + or the Zoom out button -, the mouse and scroll wheel, or the arrow keys on the keyboard. To zoom in, you can also press and hold the SHIFT key and drag a box on the map.

 

To zoom the map to its initial view, click the Default view button.

 

To pan, use your mouse and scroll wheel or the arrow keys on your keyboard.

 

To find your current location, click the Find my location button . You may need to authorize the site to access your location information. Your results may vary based on your connection type, Internet service provider, physical location, network, and browser.

 

To switch the base map, mouse over the Layers menu. The Layers button also allows you to display the community or subcommunity boundary layer on the map.

Please note: The accuracy and updating of base maps is the responsibility of base map providers.

 

If you have a Mac with OS X 10.6 or greater, you can take advantage of multitouch gestures by dragging two fingers to pan and zoom the map. The default behavior is to pan. To zoom, press and hold the Shift key to zoom in or out. Dragging two fingers toward you zooms in; dragging two fingers away zooms out.

 

 

2.    Title bar

 

Displays the title of the map.

 

3.    Legend

 

SEI scores are displayed in six clasess using the equal interval method. Lighter colours mean higher SEI scores and darker colors mean lower scores.

 

4.    Pop-ups

 

Provide information about EDI results and SEI scores for communities and subcommunities. Move mouse to a location on the map and left click. A pop-up will appear and six tabs will be populated on the right side of the page:

 

         Info:

o   EDIs usable - number of EDI questionnaires analyzed,

o   parental consent percentage of parents who provided consent for their children to be included in the EDI study,

o   sex (percentage boys/girls),

o   special needs per cent percentage of children with diagnosed severe special needs; not included in EDI results,

o   In subcommunities, the name of the community is listed. The percentage of children with diagnosed severe special needs are not listed for subcommunities,

o   SEI score.

 

         SEI

o   Move mouse to a location on the map and left click. A pop-up will appear showing the overall SEI score at the top and then a graph of the five SEI factors showing how each contributes to the socio-economic status of the community or subcommunity. When you move the mouse over each bar, the percentage is displayed.

o   The five factors are: economic stability (E), social mobility (S), cultural similarity (C), vulnerability (V) and child care (CC). High scores for SEI factors are positive, except for vulnerability where the reverse is true.

 

         Physical, Social, Emotional, Language and Communication:

 

o   Show the five areas of development. Move mouse over each slice of the pie chart to get results: DA (developing appropriately), ED (experiencing difficulty) and EGD (experiencing great difficulty).

 

5.    Footer

 

Displays the layer (community or subcommunity) selected from the drop-down menu for viewing.

 

6.    Search options

 

Type in an address to quickly find the community where it is located.

 

7.    Set layer transparency

 

Allows you to incresase the map transparency so that you can identify base map features such as roads, cities, towns, etc. Decrease the layer transparency to focus on the layer details and hide the base map underneath.