Gender differences

Gender differences

Health care utilization by Canadian women

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Arminée Kazanjian
Denise Morettin
Robert Cho
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BMC Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Provides an overview of health care utilization by Canadian women and focuses on access to care and patterns of utilization. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women)

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ISSN 14726874
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Includes bibliographical references.

New contributions to the analysis of poverty: methodological and conceptual challenges to understanding poverty from a gender pe

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Sylvia Chant
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United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
Publication Date: 
2003
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Santiago, Chile

Outlines, focussing on Latin America, concepts and methodologies needed to understand poverty from a gender perspective.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Dementia/Alzheimer's disease

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Joan Lindsay
Lori Anderson
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BMC Women's Health
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2004
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London, UK

Offers a summary of the magnitude of dementia in Canada, research on risk factors and preventive factors, caregiving issues, and health policy implications. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women)

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ISSN 14726847
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Includes bibliographical references.

Eating disorders

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Enza Gucciardi
Nalan Celasun
Farah Ahmad
Donna E. Stewart
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BMC Women's Health
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2004
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London, UK

Provides statistical data on women and eating disorders and investigates the burden of eating disorders in Canada. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women)

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ISSN 14726874
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Includes bibliographical references.

Contraception

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Sharon McMahon
Lisa Hansen
Janice Mann
Cathy Sevigny
Thomas Wong
Marlene Roache
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BMC Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Highlights recent trends in contraceptive use among Canadian women and examines their familiarity with various methods. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women)

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ISSN 14726874
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Includes bibliographical references.

Gender differences in bacterial STIs in Canada

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Thomas Wong
Ameeta Singh
Janice Mann
Lisa Hansen
Sharon McMahon
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BMC Women's Health
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2004
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London, UK

States that the reported rate of chlamydia is much higher among women than men, whereas the reverse is true for gonorrhea and infectious syphilis. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women)

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ISSN 14726874
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Includes bibliographical references.

Power and privileges: gender discrimination and poverty

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Gerd Johnsson-Latham
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Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sweden
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Stockholm, Sweden

Illustrates and examines how the perspective of a poor women often differs from the perspective of a poor man, and how the expressions of female poverty and deprivation differ from those of men.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Power and privileges: gender discrimination and poverty: interim studies

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Gerd Johnsson-Latham
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Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sweden
Publication Date: 
2004
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Stockholm, Sweden

Examines ways female and male poverty and deprivation are defined and assessed. Details how these assessments influence efforts to reduce poverty and ill-health.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Gender differences in smoking and self reported indicators of health

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Susan Kirkland
Lorraine Greaves
Pratima Devichand
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BMC Women's Health
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2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Examines factors contributing to differences in prevalence of smoking among subgroups of women and men. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women)

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ISSN 14726874
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Includes bibliographical references.

Women and substance abuse problems

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Renée A. Cormier
Colleen Anne Dell
Nancy Poole
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BMC Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Examines the gender differences in the prevalence and physical health impacts of problem substance use. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women)

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ISSN 14726874
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Includes bibliographical references.
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