Meaning of Health: The Perspectives of Aboriginal Adults and Youth in a Northern Manitoba First Nations Community.

@article{Isaak2008MeaningOH,
  title={Meaning of Health: The Perspectives of Aboriginal Adults and Youth in a Northern Manitoba First Nations Community.},
  author={Corinne A. Isaak and Gail Marchessault},
  journal={Canadian journal of diabetes},
  year={2008},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={114-22}
}
OBJECTIVE To explore perspectives on the meaning of health to Aboriginal adults and youth living in a northern Manitoba First Nations community. METHODS Six focus groups with 29 youth and individual interviews with 10 adults were audio-recorded, transcribed verbatim and thematically analyzed. RESULTS Adults and older youth used aspects of health depicted in the Medicine Wheel to describe being healthy, but younger youth were not as specific. Both generations spoke about the importance of… CONTINUE READING

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