Review of research on aboriginal populations in Canada: relevance to their health needsBMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7412.419 (Published 21 August 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:419
- 66 examples of the 254 studies used in the review (posted as supplied by author)
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Harris SB, Gittelsohn J, Hanley AJG, Barnie A, Wolever TMS, Gao J, Logan A, Zinman B. The prevalence of NIDDM and associated risk factors in native Canadians. Diabetes Care 1997;20:185-197.
McIntyre L, Connor SK, Warren J. Child hunger in Canada: results of the 1994 National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth. Can Med Assoc J 2000;163:961-5.
Caulfield LE, Harris SB, Whalen EA, Sugamori ME. Maternal nutritional status, diabetes and risk of macrosomia among Native Canadian women. Early Hum Dev 1998;50:293-303.
Law BJ, Rosenberg T, MacDonald NE, Ashton FE, Huang JC, King WJ, Ferris WJ, Gray GJ. Age-related immunogenicity of meningococcal polysaccharide vaccine in aboriginal children and adolescents living in a northern Manitoba reserve community. Pediatr Infec Dis J 1998;17:860-4.
Hegele RA, Ramdath DD, Ban MR, Carruthers MN, Carrington CV, Cao H. Polymorphisms in PNLIP, encoding pancreatic lipase, and associations with metabolic traits. J Hum Genet 2001;46:320-4.
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Kuhnlein HV, Soueida R, Receveur O. Dietary nutrient profiles of Canadian Baffin Island Inuit differ by food source, season, and age. J Am Diet Assoc 1996;96:155-62.
Hemmelgarn B, Ernst P. Airway function among Inuit primary school children in far northern Quebec. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1997;156:1870-5.
Calzavara LM, Burchell AN, Myers T, Bullock SL, Escobar M, Cokerill R. Condom use among Aboriginal people in Ontario, Canada. Int J STD AIDS 1998;9:272-9.
Myers T, Bullock SL, Calzavarra LM, Cockerill R, Marshall VW. Differences in sexual risk-taking behaviour with state of inebriation in an aboriginal population in Ontario, Canada. J Stud Alcohol1997;58:312-22.
Dewailly E, Ayotte P, Bruneau S, Gingras S, Belles-Isles M, Roy R. Susceptibility to infections and immune status in Inuit infants exposed to organochlorines. Environ Health Perspect 2000;108:205-11.
Lawrence R, Martin D. Moulds, moisture and microbial contamination of First Nations housing in British Columbia, Canada. Int J Circumpolar Health 2001;60:150-6.
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Trovato F. Aboriginal mortality in Canada, the United States and New Zealand. J Biosoc Sci 2001;33:67-86.
Gaudette LA, Freitag S, Dufour R, Baikie M, Gao RN, Wideman M. Cancer in circumpolar Inuit: background information for cancer patterns in Canadian Inuit. Acta Oncol 1996;35:527-33.
Rowe PC, Orrbine E, Ogborn M, Wells GA, Winther W, Lior H, Manuel D, McLaine PN. Epidemic Escherichia coli O157:H7 gastroenteritis and hemolytic-uremic syndrome in a Canadian Inuit community: intestinal illness in family members as a risk factor. J Pediatr 1994;124:21-6.
Heal G, Elwood RK, FitzGerald JM. Acceptance and safety of directly observed versus self-administered isoniazid preventive therapy in aboriginal peoples in British Columbia. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 1998;2:979-83.
Heath KV, Cornelisse PG, Strathdee SA, Palepu A, Miller ML, Schechter MT, O’Shaughnessy MV, Hogg RS. HIV associated risk factors among young Canadian aboriginal and non-aboriginal men who have sex with men. Int J STD AIDS 1999;10:582-7.
Auer AM, Andersson R. Canadian Aboriginal communities: a framework for injury surveillance. Health Promot Internation 2001;16:169-77.
Malchy B, Enns MW, Young TK, Cox BJ. Suicide among Manitoba’s Aboriginal people, 1988 to 1994. Can Med Assoc J 1997;156:1133-8.
Kirmayer LJ, Brass GM, Tait CL. The mental health of Aboriginal peoples: transformations of identity and community. Can J Psychiatry 2000;45:607-16.
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Nicolle LE, Friesen D, Harding GK, Roos LL. Hospitalization for acute pyelonephritis in Manitoba, Canada, during the period from 1989 to 1992: impact of diabetes, pregnancy and aboriginal origin. Clin Infect Dis 1996;22:1051-6/
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Kraut A, Walld R, Tate R, Mustard C. Impact of diabetes on employment and income in Manitoba, Canada. Diabetes Care 2001;24:6408.
Zammit MP, Kalra V, Winters EB. Growth patterns of Labrador Inuit youth. I. Height and weight. Arct Med Res 1993;52:153-60.
Milnes AR, Rubin CW, Karpa M, Tate R. A retrospective analysis of the costs associated with the treatment of nursing caries in a remote Canadian aboriginal preschool population. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 1993;21:253-60.
Godel JC, Basu TK, Pabst HF, Hodges RS, Hodges PE, Ng ML. Perinatal vitamin A (retinol) status of northern Canadian mothers and their infants. Biol Neonate 1996;69:133-9.
Kozyrskyj AL, Mustard CA. Validation of an electronic, population-based prescription database. Ann Pharmacother 1998;32:1152-7.Bruce S. Prevalence and determinants of diabetes mellitus among the Métis of Western Canada. Am J Hum Biol 2000;12:542-551.
Tjepkema M. The health of the off-reserve Aboriginal population. Health Rep 2002; 13(Suppl):73-88.
Mao Y, Moloughney BW, Semenciw RM, Morrison HI. Indian reserve and registered Indian mortality in Canada. Can J Public Health 1992; 82:350-3.
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Young TK, Szathmary EJE, Evers S, Wheatley B. Geographical distribution of diabetes among the native population of Canada: a national survey. Soc Sci Med 1990; 31:129-39.
Connop PJ. Canadian Indian health status index. Med Care 1983;21:67-81.
Institute of Aboriginal People’s Health. Annual Report of Activities 2001-2002. Ottawa: Canadian Institutes of Health Research, 2002. [www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/institutes/iaph/publications/annual_report_2001-02_e.pdf, accessed 5 February 2003]
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