Health services utilization

Health services utilization

The British Columbia health atlas

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English
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Online
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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

Health promotion from a feminist perspective: a framework for an effective health system response to woman abuse

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Wilfreda E. Thurston
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Resources for Feminist Research/Documentation sur la recherche féministe
Publication Date: 
1998/99
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines how wife abuse impacts health care utilization.

Health care utilization and gender: a pilot study using the BC Linked Health Data

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English
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British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Arminée Kazanjian
Isabelle Savoie
Denise Morettin
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reports on a pilot study that evaluated the feasibility of linking large administrative databases to conduct a population-based study of health care use and gender in British Columbia.

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ISSN 14963612

Experiences of immigrant and refugee women in Quebec with the health care system

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Women's Health - Consortium Université de Montréal (CESAF)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
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Online
Paper
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Centre d'excellence pour la santé des femmes - Consortium Université de Montréal
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the health experiences of immigrant and refugee women and looks at whether they are receiving adequate and appropriate care from the Canadian health care system.

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ISSN 14963612
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Includes bibliographical references. CESAF closed its office August 31, 2001.

Language barriers in access to health care

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Sarah Bowen
Publisher: 
Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

The purpose of this report is to provide an overview of current research describing the impact of language barriers on health care access and quality of care, and the role that language access programs can play in addressing these barriers. While the review includes studies done in other countries, this report aims to provide an analysis of the research evidence from a Canadian perspective.

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ISBN 0662305388

Out in the cold: the context of lesbian health in Northern British Columbia

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Lynda Anderson
Theresa Healy
Barbara Herringer
Barbara Isaac
Ty Perry
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Illustrates the impact of an anti-lesbian/anti-gay social climate and its permeation into health care services.

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BCCEWH LEBH.A53 2001
ISBN 1894356187
ISSN 14817268
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Includes bibliographical references.

Gender issues in women's health care

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Carolyn M. Clancy
Publisher: 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Rockville, MD

This paper provides an overview of major themes and controversies with respect to women's experiences with health care, reviews some key findings related to the impact of a substantially increased proportion of women physicians on women's health services, and identifies important future challenges for all stakeholders in the health care system.

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GEND.C54 1999

Black women's health: a synthesis of health research relevant to black Nova Scotians

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English
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Josephine Enang
Publisher: 
Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (MCEWH)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Addresses the gaps in policy and research in Black women’s health in Nova Scotia, by reviewing historical and racial factors through a combination of literature searches and workshop discussion. Provides recommendations for policy, education, research, and community capacity building are made based on the information presented in the report.

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MCEWH WOMR.E23 2001
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Includes bibliographical references.

Intersecting inequalities: immigrant women of colour, violence & health care

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Yasmin Jiwani
Publisher: 
Freda Centre for Research on Violence Against Women and Children
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Focuses on racialized immigrant women who have experienced intimate violence and their access to, and encounters with, the health care system.

ISBN/ISSN: 
IMWO.J59 2001
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Health care utilization and gender: a pilot study using the BC linked Health Database

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Arminée Kazanjian
Isabelle Savoie
Denise Morettin
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Vancouver

Examines whether there are differences between women and men in the utilization of selected services, and determines if any such differences might be explained by differences in sex, family composition and/or socioeconomic status, in relation to gender. Evaluates the feasibility of using the BC Linked Health Database for gender-based analyses. Demonstrates that it is possible to use the databases to construct variables to examine the gender-related impact of selected social determinants such as family composition and socioeconomic status on the use of health services.

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BCCEWH HEAS.K39 2001
ISBN 1894356179
ISSN 14817268
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