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Gender Differences in the Correlates of Adolescents' Cannabis Use
Adolescents' gender-specific cannabis use rates and their correlates were examined. Data were obtained via a cross-sectional survey conducted in 2004 in British Columbia, Canada, funded by theExpand
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Identifying attitudes, beliefs and reported practices of nurses and doctors as immunization providers.
AIM This paper is a report of a study conducted to examine the attitudes, beliefs, behavioural intentions and self-reported behaviour of nurses and physicians relating to key immunization behavioursExpand
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Myocardial infarction symptom recognition by the lay public: the role of gender and ethnicity
Study objective: To find out if gender and ethnicity are associated with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) symptom recognition and the recommendation of enlisting emergency medical services. Design:Expand
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Knowledge of “Heart Attack” Symptoms in a Canadian Urban Community
Background Temporal delays in myocardial infarction (MI) treatment have been addressed through patient and physician education, innovations in prehospital fibrinolysis, and improvements to emergencyExpand
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Who knows more about immunization?: Survey of public health nurses and physicians.
OBJECTIVE To report the findings of a knowledge survey of nurse and physician immunization providers. DESIGN Cross-sectional postal survey assessing demographic characteristics and vaccineExpand
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Conceptualizing physical activity parenting practices using expert informed concept mapping analysis
BackgroundParents are widely recognized as playing a central role in the development of child behaviors such as physical activity. As there is little agreement as to the dimensions of physicalExpand
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Prevalence and incidence of hepatitis C virus in hemodialysis patients in British Columbia: Follow-up after a possible breach in hemodialysis machines.
BACKGROUND A possible breach of the transducer protector in specific dialysis machines was reported in June 2004 in British Columbia (BC), which led to testing of hemodialysis patients for hepatitisExpand
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Individual and Household Predictors of Adolescents’ Adherence to a Web-Based Intervention
BackgroundAdherence to e-health obesity interventions is a significant challenge.PurposeWe examined the individual and household predictors of adolescents’ adherence to a Web-based lifestyleExpand
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Food parenting practices for 5 to 12 year old children: a concept map analysis of parenting and nutrition experts input
BackgroundParents are an important influence on children’s dietary intake and eating behaviors. However, the lack of a conceptual framework and inconsistent assessment of food parenting practicesExpand
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Exploring the mediating roles of physical activity and television time on the relationship between the neighbourhood environment and childhood obesity
OBJECTIVE: Understanding the mechanisms by which neighbourhood environments influence childhood obesity is needed to facilitate the development of prevention strategies. The objective of thisExpand
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