Ethnicity

Ethnicity

Obesity, overweight, and ethnicity

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English
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Online
Author: 
Mark Tremblay,
Claudio Pérez
Chris Ardern
Shirley Bryan
Peter Katzmarzyk
Publisher: 
Statistics Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

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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Includes bibliographical references.

Putting migration and ethnicity on the women's health map

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Bilkis Vissandjée
Marie DesMeules
Alisha Schotsman
Publisher: 
Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Argues that it is essential to integrate ethnicity and migration into how we understand and study women's health challenges.

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ISSN 14800039

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

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English
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Online
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Physicians for Human Rights
Publication Date: 
2003
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Boston, MA

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.

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Ethnicity, income and access to health care in the Atlantic region: a synthesis of the literature

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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
Publisher: 
Moving Towards Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

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.

An exploration of women-centred care in the context of cervical cancer screening in ethnocultural groups

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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
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Joan L. Bottorff
Lynda G. Balneaves
Lorna Sent
Suki Grewal
Annette J. Browne
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Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

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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ISSN 14963612

An exploration of women-centred care in the context of cervical cancer screening in ethnocultural groups

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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: 
Joan L. Bottorff
Lynda G. Balneaves
Lorna Sent
Suki Grewal
Annette J. Browne
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

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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BCCEWH CANC.B68

Ethnicity, income and access to health care in the Atlantic region: a synthesis of the literature

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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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Online
Paper
Author: 
Najma R. Sharif
Atul A. Dar
Carol Amaratunga
Publisher: 
Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (MCEWH)
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

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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MCEWH HEAS.S53 2000
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Includes bibliographical references.
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