Search Resources (English): Ethnicity

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An exploration of women-centred care in the context of cervical cancer screening in ethnocultural groups  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol1no2EN.pdf

Summarizes the results of a study that attempted to identify and describe critical elements of women-centred care within the context of three cervical cancer screening clinics in Vancouver that serve Asian, South Asian, and First Nations women.

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Published: 2001
Ethnicity, income and access to health care in the Atlantic region: a synthesis of the literature  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/Ethnicity.pdf

Scans the relevant academic and popular literature on the accessibility to health care of different incomes and/or ethnic groups in the Atlantic region.

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Published: 2000
The right to equal treatment: an annotated bibliography of studies on racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare, their causes,

Presents an annotated bibliography of key articles in the peer-reviewed literature on racial and ethnic disparities in medical care, organized into 21 disease or clinical categories. Includes: general medical care; cardiovascular disease; cerebrovascular disease; cancer; asthma; renal disease and transplantation; organ donation; HIV/AIDS; maternal and child health; ophthalmic disease; mental health; diabetes; emergency care; EOL care and DNR orders; hip repair; prevention; C-section and hysterectomy; clinical trials; research methods; patient trust; and, cultural competency.

Published: 2003
An exploration of women-centred care in the context of cervical cancer screening in ethnocultural groups  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/cervical-cancer-screening.pdf

Study summary. Identifies and describes critical elements of women-centred care within the context of three cervical cancer screening clinics in Vancouver serving Asian, South Asian and First Nations Women.

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Published: 2000
Ethnicity, income and access to health care in the Atlantic region: a synthesis of the literature  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/moving23.pdf
Provides a synthesis of research conducted that highlighted the important dimensions of health care accessibility from the point of view of marginalized groups in the Atlantic region. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Putting migration and ethnicity on the women's health map  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39469
Argues that it is essential to integrate ethnicity and migration into how we understand and study women's health challenges. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Obesity, overweight, and ethnicity  
http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/82-003-x/2004004/article/8041-eng.pdf

Examines the differences in obesity and overweight between men and women by ethnic origin. Finds that Aboriginal women had twice the odds of being overweight or obese as white women, while East/Southeast Asian, South Asian and West Asian/Arab women had lower odds. 

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Published: 2005