Daniel G Chateau

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In the first longitudinal, population-based study of full-day kindergarten (FDK) outcomes beyond primary school in Canada, we used linked administrative data to follow 15 kindergarten cohorts (n ranging from 112 to 736) up to grade 9. Provincial assessments conducted in grades 3, 7, and 8 and course marks and credits earned in grade 9 were compared between(More)
BACKGROUND Although the importance of Papanicolaou (Pap) smear test screening in reducing the incidence of cervical cancer is well established, in 1994-95 one in 4 women in Manitoba aged 18 to 69 years reported never having had a Pap test or not having had a Pap test in the last 3 years. The objectives of this study were to examine the screening history of(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine socioeconomic, demographic, and behavioural factors that influence the incidence of methylphenidate use among children aged 4 to 13 years. METHOD A total of 11,316 children, aged 2 through 11 years, from Cycle 1 (1994-95) of the National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth were followed up 2 years later in Cycle 2 (1996-97). The(More)
BACKGROUND The association between physical disorders and suicide remains unclear. The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between physical disorders and suicide after accounting for the effects of mental disorders. METHOD Individuals who died by suicide (n = 2100) between 1996 and 2009 were matched 3:1 by balancing score to general(More)
OBJECTIVE "Antibenzodiazepine" campaigns have been conducted worldwide to limit the prescribing of these drugs because of concerns about inappropriate use and addiction. The causal relationship between long-term use and escalation to high doses has not been proven. This study assessed the extent of dose escalation among individuals who were long-term users(More)
BACKGROUND Many concussion symptoms, such as headaches, vision problems, or difficulty remembering or concentrating may deleteriously affect school functioning. Our objective was to determine if academic performance was lower in the academic calendar year that students sustain a concussion compared to the previous year when they did not sustain a(More)
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