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The burden of adult obesity in Canada

W Luo, H Morrison, M de Groh, C Waters, M … - Chronic Dis Can, 2007 -
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Smoking-attributable mortality and expected years of life lost in Canada 2002: conclusions …

D Baliunas, J Patra, J Rehm, S Popova, M … - Chronic Dis Can, 2007 -
Cigarette smoking is one of the most important risk factors for burden of
disease. Our objective was to estimate the smoking-attributable deaths and the
years of life lost for Canada 2002. For Canada in 2002, 37,209 of all ... 9 Pages - 140 KB

Health outcomes in low-income children with current asthma in Canada

T To, S Dell, M Tassoudji, C Wang - Chronic Dis Can, 2009 -
Data collected from the Canadian National Longitudinal Survey of Children and
Youth (NLSCY) in 1994/95 and 1996/97 were used to measure longitudinal health
outcomes among children with asthma. Over 10 000 children aged 1 to 11 ... 7 Pages - 116 KB

Prostate cancer risk and diet, recreational physical activity and cigarette smoking

GA Darlington, N Kreiger, N Lightfoot, J … - Chronic Dis Can, 2007 -
Associations between prostate cancer and dietary factors, physical activity and
smoking were assessed based on data from a population-based case-control study.
The study was conducted among residents of northeastern Ontario. Cases were ... 10 Pages - 906 KB

Variations in injury among Canadian adolescents by urban-rural geographic status

X Jiang, D Li, W Boyce, W Pickett - Chronic Dis Can, 2007 -
Injuries are the leading cause of morbidity and mortality among Canadian
adolescents. Rural adolescents may be disproportionally affected by these
traumatic events. Differences in risk for injury between rural and urban ... 7 Pages - 139 KB

Gender and the smoking behaviour of Ethiopian immigrants in Toronto

I Hyman, H Fenta, S Noh - Chronic Dis Can, 2008 -
The objective of this paper is to present descriptive data on gender and smoking
among Ethiopian immigrants in Toronto, Canada. The study used a cross-sectional
epidemiological survey design (N = 342). The main outcome measures ... 7 Pages - 120 KB

Deprivation and unintentional injury hospitalization in Quebec children

M Gagné, D Hamel - Chronic Dis Can, 2009 -
Injuries disproportionately affect children from deprived areas. This study
examines the links between the material and social dimensions of deprivation and
injury hospitalizations in children aged 14 years or under from 2000 to ... 14 Pages - 143 KB

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