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[A cardiovascular health promotion program for 9-12 year old children and the community of Saint-Louis du Parc/Quebec].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature202967
Source
Sante Publique. 1998 Dec;10(4):425-45
Publication Type
Article
Date
Dec-1998
Author
L. Renaud
J. O'Loughlin
G. Paradis
S. Chevalier
Author Affiliation
Régie régionale de Montréal-Centre, Québec.
Source
Sante Publique. 1998 Dec;10(4):425-45
Date
Dec-1998
Language
French
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Cardiovascular Diseases - etiology - prevention & control
Child
Child Health Services - organization & administration
Community Health Services - organization & administration
Health Promotion - organization & administration
Humans
Organizational Objectives
Poverty
Program Evaluation
Quebec
Risk factors
Urban Health Services - organization & administration
Abstract
This article presents a programme for cardiovascular health for 9 to 12 years old children, called "Healthy Heart" Saint-Louis du Parc and carried out in low socioeconomic and multiethnic part of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. These five years programme targets were more both spheres: school and community (leisure centre, ethnocultural centre, groceries and other places). We develop the objectives, the conceptual models underlying to the programme, the perspective of work, the infrastructure of the programme: its staff and financing, the partnerships and the structure organising. Then we present the various interventions carried out along the period and so a description of many evaluations. At last, we discuss about the programme continuation.
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10065008 View in PubMed
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[Breast cancer screening: is family medicine intervention effective?].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature218665
Source
Union Med Can. 1994 Mar;123(3):154-62
Publication Type
Article
Date
Mar-1994
Author
M D Beaulieu
D. Roy
F. Béland
M. Falardeau
G. Hébert
Author Affiliation
Service de médecine familiale, Hôpital Notre-Dame, Université de Montréal.
Source
Union Med Can. 1994 Mar;123(3):154-62
Date
Mar-1994
Language
French
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Aged
Breast Neoplasms - epidemiology - prevention & control - radiography
Family Practice - methods
Female
Humans
Logistic Models
Mammography
Mass Screening - methods
Middle Aged
Patient compliance
Poverty
Prescriptions
Program Evaluation
Quebec - epidemiology
Risk factors
Socioeconomic Factors
Abstract
A non-randomized controlled trial was conducted in two family medicine centers. The objectives were to evaluate whether or not a systematic prescription by family physicians of a screening mammography to women aged 50 to 69 belonging in majority to a disadvantaged socio-economic group, would permit to reach at least 60% of them and to explore which factors were associated with compliance to the prescription. The experimental intervention consisted in the prescription by the family physician of a mammogram to those patients found eligible for the screening procedure irrespective of the reason for encounter. A total of 468 of the 870 women who consulted a physician during the study period were eligible for a screening mammography. In the experimental group, the mammography prescription rate was 89% for eligible women. At the end of the study, 58.8% (95% Conf. Int.:51.9%-65.7%) of the women in the experimental group and 13.4% (95% Conf. Int.:9.4%-17.4%) of those in the control group had passed a mammography (p
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8184511 View in PubMed
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[Health promotion for immigrant women in Quebec].

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Source
Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique. 1998 Mar;46(2):124-33
Publication Type
Article
Date
Mar-1998
Author
B. Vissandjée
P. Carignan
S. Gravel
N. Leduc
Author Affiliation
Faculté des Sciences infirmières, Centre d'excellence pour la santé des femmes, Université de Montréal, Québec, Canada.
Source
Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique. 1998 Mar;46(2):124-33
Date
Mar-1998
Language
French
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Acculturation
Cultural Diversity
Emigration and Immigration
Female
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Health Promotion - organization & administration
Health services needs and demand
Humans
Poverty
Primary Prevention
Quebec
Women's health
Abstract
Over the past fifteen years, the Canadian population has undergone increasing cultural diversification. Many researchers have investigated the role of culture with respect to social and health services. Most studies confirm the fact that increased cultural diversification related to immigration challenges the public health system in many ways. Certain groups, such as economically challenged immigrant women, may pose even greater problems to the health system. While these individuals are in relatively good health upon arrival to Canada, there is a need to ensure that adequate health promotion as well as disease prevention strategies are instituted. It is important to examine the concepts of health promotion and disease prevention through a cultural perspective. Little research has been done in this area. Concepts of promotion and prevention as they are understood by immigrants may not always coincide with North American or European definitions. Therefore, it is essential to consider life conditions that surround potential health promotion and prevention behaviors of immigrants. Empowerment, economic integration and acculturation are among the many factors that need to be taken into account when studying immigrants' health promotion behavior. Here, we present a critical analysis of current knowledge in this field. This is followed by research recommendations aimed at facilitating the development of health promotion and prevention strategies that are appropriate to the needs of Canadian, and more specifically of immigrant women in Québec.
PubMed ID
9592855 View in PubMed
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Our strength for tomorrow: valuing our children. Part 8: Addressing the determinants of health. CFPC's task force on child health.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature205879
Source
Can Fam Physician. 1998 Mar;44:597-604
Publication Type
Article
Date
Mar-1998

[Perception of social support given by health professionals according to the participants in a prenatal prevention program who live in extreme poverty].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature204278
Source
Sante Ment Que. 1998;23(1):163-86
Publication Type
Article
Date
1998
Author
M. Perreault
C. Trempe-Masson
D. Gastaldo
G. Boyer
C. Colin
Author Affiliation
Faculté des sciences infirmières de l'Université de Montréal.
Source
Sante Ment Que. 1998;23(1):163-86
Date
1998
Language
French
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Attitude to Health
Female
Humans
Life Style
Mothers - psychology
Poverty - psychology
Pregnancy - psychology
Prenatal care - organization & administration
Professional-Patient Relations
Program Evaluation
Quebec
Questionnaires
Social Support
Abstract
One of the essential elements of the "Programme intégré de prévention en périnatalité--Naître-égaux-Grandir-en-san t" (Born Equal--Brought up Healthy) is to have a health professional offering general support to pregnant women living in poverty. This research is based on a secondary analysis of the transcriptions of interviews done in order to implement the program. The thematic content analysis was employed to analyze the women's perception of the support provided by the health professional, the relationship between client-professional, and the perceptions of these women about the impact that the social support had on their pregnancy experience. The categories of support that emerged from the analysis are: information support, emotional support, instrumental support, changing life style support, recreational support, and availability of support. The categories of impact perceived by the participants are: learning, changes in life style, to be in a good mood, and the use of community resources. A key element in the perception of support by the participants is the establishment of a relationship of trust between professional and client. This relationship of trust is important to the development of intimacy and to foster the perception of a more intense kind of support. Hence social support and the relationship of trust work in synergy and reinforce each other.
PubMed ID
9775960 View in PubMed
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[Poverty, mental health and survival strategies].

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Source
Sante Ment Que. 1991 Jun;16(1):117-38
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jun-1991
Author
L. Blais
L. Guay
Source
Sante Ment Que. 1991 Jun;16(1):117-38
Date
Jun-1991
Language
French
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adaptation, Psychological
Ethnic Groups
Female
Humans
Income
Male
Mental health
Poverty
Quebec
Questionnaires
Social Conditions
Social Support
Abstract
The relation between "poverty and mental health" has long been established. However, the dynamic underlying the relation between social and psychic processes has received much less attention. This article presents certain preliminary results of research whose aim is to promote the emergence of the multiple dimensions behind the problematic of mental health in social conditions characterized by extreme poverty. In addition, the authors base their approach on the assumption that human beings, even underprivileged, are very active players, and explore the strategies that are hereby developed in order to maintain or recover their equilibrium.
PubMed ID
1932413 View in PubMed
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[Rate of precocious sexual intercourse in adolescents in disadvantaged socioeconomic environments. (University of Quebec in Montreal)].

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Source
Contracept Fertil Sex. 1995 Sep;23(9):545-51
Publication Type
Article
Date
Sep-1995
Author
J. Thériault
R E Tremblay
Author Affiliation
Université du Québec à Montréal, Département de sexologie, Centre ville, Montréal.
Source
Contracept Fertil Sex. 1995 Sep;23(9):545-51
Date
Sep-1995
Language
French
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adolescent
Adolescent Behavior
Adolescent Psychology
Coitus - psychology
Humans
Male
Poverty
Predictive value of tests
Prevalence
Quebec
Questionnaires
Sexual Partners
Socioeconomic Factors
Abstract
This article presents a preliminary study, a descriptive one, on the sexual intercourse precocity rates at adolescence. 765 male adolescents francophones, 13 years old, from low economic status answered the QAS, questionnaire on aspects of sexual life including. The results show that 11.3% of subjects are sexually active by 13 years old. The first sexual partner is known from many months to many years from the majority of subjects. The majority (61.8%) of the non-sexually active subjects of the research would be near to transit to the first sexual intercourse if we consider the results of our predictive measure of the transition. Discussed at the light of the literature, these results show that early sexual behaviors are: 1) a concrete reality for an important proportion of male adolescents from low economic status; 2) to consider in the future in terms of research priority.
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7496428 View in PubMed
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A statistical chronicle of tuberculosis in Canada: Part II. Risk today and control.

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Source
Health Rep. 1992;4(3):277-92
Publication Type
Article
Date
1992
Author
A. Brancker
D A Enarson
S. Grzybowski
E S Hershfield
C W Jeanes
Author Affiliation
Canadian Centre for Health Information, Statistics Canada.
Source
Health Rep. 1992;4(3):277-92
Date
1992
Language
English
French
Geographic Location
Canada
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome - complications
Antitubercular Agents - therapeutic use
Canada - epidemiology
Communicable disease control
Female
Humans
Incidence
Indians, North American
Male
Mass Screening
Poverty
Prevalence
Risk factors
Silicosis - complications
Transients and Migrants
Tuberculosis - complications - diagnosis - epidemiology - prevention & control
Urban Population
Abstract
This report marks over 50 years of publication by Statistics Canada of annual reports on Tuberculosis Statistics. These years have witnessed what has been described as a conquest of tuberculosis in Canada. To quote George Jasper Wherrett in the Miracle of the Empty Beds: One hundred years ago the word consumption (as tuberculosis was then called) struck horror in human hearts. Today, in the western world, it barely evokes any emotion save a too easy surprise that it still exists. This statistical chronicle of tuberculosis in Canada is divided into two parts. Part I: From the Era of Sanatorium Treatment to the Present pulls together data from yellowed-with-age reports on tuberculosis and vital statistics, historical accounts, and modern computer files, to document the changes in tuberculosis incidence and mortality over past decades to the present. Part II: Risk Today and Control takes a closer look at those most vulnerable to contracting tuberculosis. It also looks at the future, the need for maintaining and, indeed, strengthening vigilance, and the work yet to be done to eradicate tuberculosis in Canada. The fight against tuberculosis is far from over.
PubMed ID
1493198 View in PubMed
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Health Rep. 1996;8(1):33-9 (Eng); 35-41 (Fre)
Publication Type
Article
Date
1996
Author
K. Wilkins
Author Affiliation
Health Statistics Division at Statistics Canada, Ottawa.
Source
Health Rep. 1996;8(1):33-9 (Eng); 35-41 (Fre)
Date
1996
Language
English
French
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adult
Age Factors
Aged
Canada
Emigration and Immigration - statistics & numerical data
Female
Humans
Indians, North American - statistics & numerical data
Male
Poverty
Tuberculosis - epidemiology
Tuberculosis, Pulmonary - epidemiology
Abstract
In 1994, a total of 2,074 people in Canada were diagnosed with tuberculosis, a rate of 7.1 cases per 100,000 population. The same year, tuberculosis and its late effects caused 150 deaths-just over one in every 1,400 deaths. Although tuberculosis is no longer a major health problem in Canada or a leading cause of death, some groups are particularly susceptible to the disease: Aboriginal people, residents of low-income households, immigrants, and the elderly. In the first two instances, the occurrence of tuberculosis is associated with poor living conditions. The risk of tuberculosis among immigrants is high because of the greater likelihood of exposure in their countries of origin. Among the elderly, the potential for developing active tuberculosis is relatively high due to exposure decades ago when the disease was far more prevalent. Since 1980, the rate of pulmonary tuberculosis has declined, while the rate of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis has remained steady. As a result, the proportion of cases attributable to extra-pulmonary tuberculosis has risen.
PubMed ID
8844179 View in PubMed
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