Identifying Gaps in Asthma Education, Health Promotion, and Social Support for Mi’kmaq Families in Unama’ki (Cape Breton), Nova Scotia, Canada

@inproceedings{Watson2012IdentifyingGI,
  title={Identifying Gaps in Asthma Education, Health Promotion, and Social Support for Mi’kmaq Families in Unama’ki (Cape Breton), Nova Scotia, Canada},
  author={Rob Watson and Heather Castleden and Jeffrey R Masuda and Malcolm King and Miriam Stewart},
  booktitle={Preventing chronic disease},
  year={2012}
}
INTRODUCTION Asthma is the most common chronic condition affecting Aboriginal youth aged 8 to 12 years in Canada. Research investigating psychosocial challenges associated with asthma is limited. This study examines support resources, support-seeking strategies, support and education needs, and intervention preferences of Aboriginal youth with asthma and their caregivers in an effort to encourage community-wide, health-promoting behaviors. METHODS We employed a community-based participatory… CONTINUE READING

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