The postcode of the parents/carers home was used to allow the degree of deprivation to be analysed using the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD) system.
What does SIMD stand for?
SIMD stands for Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (Office of the Chief Statistician; Edinburgh, Scotland, UK)
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- Military and Government
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We have 15 other meanings of SIMD in our Acronym Attic
- Simulation to C4I Interoperability
- Simulation for Critical Infrastructure Protection (Integrated Risk Reduction of Information-Based Infrastructure Systems; EU)
- Sahara India Media Communications Ltd
- Stock Inventory Management and Customer Ordering
- Simulation Converter
- Simultaneous Construction
- slurry infiltrated mat concrete
- Scientific Information Management Coordination Board (US EPA)
- Surgical Intermediate Care Unit
- SACDIN Implementation & Cutover Plan
- Single Instruction Multiple Data
- Single Instruction-Stream, Multiple Data-Stream
- Society of Inherited Metabolic Disorders
- Substance Induced Mood Disorder
- Surfaces and Interfaces of Mesoscopic Devices (conference)
- Simulations-Based Division Army Trainer
- Simulation Development
- Sistem Informasi Managemen Di Indonesia (Indonesian: Information Systems Management In Indonesia)
- SIMulation DISposition
- Systeme d'Information sur les Matieres Dangereuses Utilisees au Travail (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Researchers used the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation - which uses factors like income, housing, education and employment - to assess the level of deprivation for each child.
They came bottom out of more than 6000 districts studied in the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation.