The health of Canada's immigrants in 1994-95.

  title={The health of Canada's immigrants in 1994-95.},
  author={Jiajian Chen and Edward Ng and Russell Wilkins},
  journal={Health reports},
  volume={7 4},
  pages={33-45, 37-50}
The "healthy immigrant effect" observed in other countries also prevails in Canada. Immigrants, especially recent immigrants, are less likely than the Canadian-born population to have chronic conditions or disabilities. The effect is most evident among those from non-European countries, who constitute the majority of recent immigrants to Canada. This article compares the health status, health care utilization, and health-related behaviour of immigrants with the Canadian-born population, and is… CONTINUE READING

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