Health determinants

Health determinants

Social capital as a health determinant: how is it defined?

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Solange van Kemenade
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Defines social capital and discusses it as a determinant of health. Discusses the history of the term "social capital", how it is used in the health field, and various ways it is used to measure health in health research.

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Working Paper 02-07
HEAD.V36 2003
ISBN 066232979

Social capital as a health determinant: how is it measured?

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Solange van Kemenade
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses various ways to conduct social capital research in health studies, and the implications that different methods will have on research results.

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HEAD.V36 2003
ISBN 0662329805

The British Columbia health atlas

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Centre for Health Services and Policy Research
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides a comprehensive atlas of population health in British Columbia. Combines data from a wide variety of sources to provide a 144-page, full-colour picture of health care and population health in B.C.

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ISSN 14998815

Women, health and action

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Marika Morris
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Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women (CRIAW)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes and discusses the impact of many determinants of women’s health such as income, employment, racism, immigration, self-esteem, nutrition, weight and body image, physical activity, disability, tobacco, the environment, and violence.

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WOMH.M67 2001
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<p>Includes bibliographical references.</p>

Racism as a determinant of women's health: a workshop by Susan Edmonds

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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National Networks on Environments and Women's Health
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Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Summarizes two presentations given by Susan Edmonds at York University and Women's Health in Women's Hands on 17 Septembet, 2001. Includes information about: the Black Women's Health Project/ Association of African Canadian Researchers; the history of settlement of black Nova Scotians; segregation in Nova Scotia and the impact on education; housing and living conditions; the impact of racism on the provision of health care services; the impact of racism on individual mental and physical health; gender; research progects of the Health Association of African-Canadians (HAAC); and, recommendations.

Women's health in Atlantic Canada: a statistical portrait

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
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Paper
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Ronald Colman
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Offers highlights of research conducted for the Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health that was prepared to provide an overview of women's health issues in the Atlantic provinces.

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ISSN 14963612

Taking the next step to stop woman abuse: from violence prevention to individual, family, community and societal health: a practice

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Linda MacLeod
Dianne Kinnon
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National Clearinghouse on Family Violence
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Looks at why it is important to approach violence as a health issue and describes how responses to woman abuse have changed.

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ISBN 0662255119
VIOL.M33 1997

Gender as a determinant of health

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Patricia A. Kaufert
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Health Canada, Women's Health Bureau
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines if the social determinants of health are the same for women as men and how gender interacts with other determinants of health. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, 1996 (CANUSA).

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<p>Includes bibliographical references.</p>

Healthy parents, healthy babies

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National Council of Welfare
Publisher: 
National Council of Welfare
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines concerns before and during pregancy and during the first year of life, issues that could be addressed preventatively, rather than treating them after they have become a problem.

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CHEA.N38 1997
ISBN 0662257901
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Includes bibliographical references.

Gender and its relationship to other determinants of health

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English
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Rhonda Love
Lois Jackson
Richard Edwards
Ann Pederson
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University of Toronto, Department of Behavioural Science. Critical Social Science and Health Group
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Explores the relationship between gender and other determinants of health, particularly income. Prepared for the Gender & Health: From Research to Policy: The Fifth National Health Promotion Research Conference, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, July 4-5, 1997.

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GEND.L68 1997
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