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Financial knowledge of the low-income population: Effects of a financial education program
This study examines the effects of one large financial management training program for low-income people. The data are from tests of pre- and post-training financial knowledge of 163 participants.… Expand
Targeting Financial Management Training at Low‐Income Audiences
While interest in financial management training programs for low-income persons has grown in recent years, the specific training needs of low-income consumers have not been well articulated. This… Expand
Blood spot homocysteine: a feasibility and stability study.
Homocystinuria is an autosomal recessive disorder usually caused by deficiency of cystathionine β-synthase, leading to grossly increased plasma and urine concentrations of homocysteine. There is… Expand
Improving Financial Capacity among Low-Income Immigrants
The influence of genetic and environmental factors on plasma homocysteine concentrations in a population at high risk for coronary artery disease
Background: Elevated plasma total homocysteine (tHcy) predisposes to vascular disease and results from interactions between genetic and nutritional factors. MTHFR C677T increases tHcy in association… Expand
An incremental economic evaluation of targeted and universal influenza vaccination in pregnant women.
- C. Skedgel, J. Langley, N. MacDonald, J. Scott, S. Mcneil
- Canadian journal of public health = Revue…
- 16 June 2011
OBJECTIVE Pregnancy is associated with increased influenza hospitalizations and physician visits (events) in healthy women and those with co-morbidities. Annual influenza immunization is recommended… Expand
Radon exposure: Can we make a difference?
From a public health perspective, radon is second only to smoking as a cause of lung cancer. It is estimated to cause about 10% of lung cancers,, or more than 2000 cases each year in… Expand
Meningococcal serogroup C conjugate vaccination in Canada: how far have we progressed? How far do we have to go?
Since routine meningococcal C conjugate vaccination was introduced into Canada in 2002, there have been a large regional variation in the routine programs, changes to the timing of the infant series… Expand
Improving the Knowledge and Attitudes of Low-Income Families about Banking and Predatory Financial Practices
Research has found that low-income families often do not access the mainstream banking services used by financially better-off families, and that they correspondingly are subject to predatory… Expand
Developing Financial Management Training in Low-Income Communities
Abstract As welfare policy contractions and declines in real wages have placed severe financial pressures on low-income families, programs to improve financial management practices and to help the… Expand