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

@article{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={R. Watson and H. Castleden and J. Masuda and M. King and Miriam Stewart},
  journal={Preventing Chronic Disease},
  year={2012},
  volume={9}
}
  • R. Watson, H. Castleden, +2 authors Miriam Stewart
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Preventing Chronic Disease
  • 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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