Kōrero: Public health

New Zealand Socioeconomic Deprivation Index map, 2013

The New Zealand Socioeconomic Deprivation Index measures deprivation by neighbourhood. Census data is used to create a socio-economic decile scale from 1 (least deprived) to 10 (most deprived). Sometimes this scale is compressed into quintiles (1 to 5). Tools like this help public health professionals and district health boards to appropriately distribute health funds and resources. This map shows deprivation in New Zealand by decile scale in 2013.

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Massey University
Reference: Allan Schori

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Public health - Social and ethnic inequalities', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/31382/new-zealand-socioeconomic-deprivation-index-map-2013 (accessed 8 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 7 Jul 2019 with assistance from Richard Edwards