Laurence Boucheron

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IN Quebec (Canada), the utilization of dental care services varies greatly from one social class to another: whereas the well-to-do visit the dentist often for check-ups, those most in need demonstrate a "wait-and-see" attitude. The objective of our research was to describe the dental care pathway of the underprivileged when confronted with symptoms, and to(More)
OBJECTIVES We examined rationales for behaviors related to dental care among persons receiving public assistance in Montreal, Quebec. METHODS Fifty-seven persons receiving public assistance participated in 8 focus groups conducted in 2002. Sessions were recorded on audiotape and transcribed; analyses included debriefing sessions and coding and(More)
The aim of the survey was to provide a picture of the school readiness of 5-year-old Montréal children starting school and to identify disparities between neighbourhoods and the socio-economic factors determining these differences. 10,513 children were assessed using the Early Development Instrument. The results show that in Montréal, one child in three is(More)
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