Now showing items 1-4 of 4
Recreational use of prescription medications among Canadian young people: Identifying demographic and geographic disparities
BACKGROUND: The nonmedical use of prescription medications among young people has escalated substantially in recent years. Certain subgroups of adolescents are at greater risk than others, including rural youth, however ...
Blood pressure control among Canadians with hypertension, with and without diabetes
The thesis offers the following contributions to the epidemiology of hypertension in Canada: 1.The first manuscript uses cross-sectional data from the 2007-2009 Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS) to compare the ...
The Relationship Between Different Patterns of Weekly Physical Activity Accumulation and the Metabolic Syndrome in Canadian Adults
Total weekly moderate-to-vigorous (MVPA) accumulated in different patterns has not been well studied: it is not yet known whether sporadic MVPA (periods of <10 consecutive minutes) or whether the weekly frequency of MVPA ...
The Risk of Miscarriage Following Immunization of the Bivalent Human Papillomavirus (HPV) - 16/18 Vaccine: a Bayesian Approach
Background: Cervarix is a prophylactic vaccine used in preventing cervical cancer associated with human papillomavirus types 16/18. A previous study that investigated the risk of miscarriage associated with this bivalent ...