Natasha Jategaonkar

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This article assesses the effects of comprehensive tobacco control policies on diverse subpopulations of girls and women who are at increased vulnerability to tobacco use because of disadvantage. The authors report on a recent assessment of experimental literature examining tobacco taxation; smoking location restrictions in public and private spaces; and(More)
OBJECTIVES To analyze existing evidence on the impact of two types of location restrictions on smoking: workplace bans and bans in hospitality settings, and to assess the extent to which they differentially affect subpopulations. METHODS A review of international studies on location restrictions on smoking published between 1990-2007. RESULTS Although(More)
OBJECTIVES To review evidence on factors associated with condom use among Aboriginal people and the methodological quality of studies assessing these factors. METHODS A systematic review of published and unpublished literature was undertaken. Searches of databases and indexes were performed and authors were contacted directly. Studies reporting on(More)
OBJECTIVE This study explores changes in the use of alcohol and other substances by women in British Columbia as they moved into shelters for abused women and again three months later. We see this time as a key life transition, and potentially a rich opportunity for influencing women's substance use behaviour. The purpose of this study was to document(More)
BACKGROUND While comprehensive tobacco policies have reduced the prevalence of smoking in Canada, some groups remain vulnerable to tobacco use and display high rates of smoking. This article reviews three types of tobacco policies--tax and price, smoking location restrictions and sales restrictions--and examines the consequences for Aboriginal people, youth(More)
This study investigated the connections between stressors, substance use, and experience of violence among women (N = 125) who accessed help from domestic violence shelters in British Columbia, Canada between October 2001 and June 2003. Changes in substance use and stressors following a shelter stay were explored, using both qualitative and quantitative(More)
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