Now showing items 1-20 of 45

    • The burden of cancer in Austria 

      Vutuc, C; Waldhoer, T; Haidinger, G; Ahmad, F; Micksche, M (Wolters Kluwer, 1999-02)
      The aim of this study was to assess the overall progress against cancer in Austria by analysing changes in age-adjusted mortality rates from 1970 to 1996. For the years 1970 to 1996, age-adjusted rates for all malignant ...
    • Women physicians and stress 

      Stewart, DE; Ahmad, F; Cheung, AM; Bergman, B; Dell, DL (Mary Ann Liebert, 2000-03)
      Most women physicians enjoy better than average physical health and lead satisfying and productive lives. However, higher than average rates of depression, anxiety, marital problems, and substance abuse have been reported ...
    • Primary prevention of violence against women 

      Hyman, I; Guruge, S; Stewart, DE; Ahmad, F (Elsevier, 2000-11)
      The best mechanisms to prevent violence against women were reviewed in a critical appraisal conducted by the University Health Network Women’s Health Program. Several promising primary interventions were identified. These ...
    • Knowledge about human papillomavirus among adolescents 

      Dell, DL; Chen, H; Ahmad, F; Stewart, DE (Wolters Kluwer, 2000-11)
      Objective: To assess knowledge of human papillomavirus (HPV) among high school–aged adolescents. Methods: We administered written surveys to 523 innercity high school students in Toronto, Canada, that asked about HPV, other ...
    • Rural physicians’ perspectives on cervical and breast cancer screening: A gender-based analysis 

      Ahmad, F; Stewart, DE; Cameron, JI; Hyman, I (Mary Ann Liebert, 2001-03)
      Several studies highlight the role of physicians in determining cervical and breast cancer screening rates, and some urban studies report higher screening rates by female physicians. Rural women in North America remain ...
    • Preferences for gender of family physician among Canadian European-descent and South-Asian immigrant women 

      Ahmad, F; Gupta, H; Rawlins, J; Stewart, DE (Oxford University Press, 2002-04)
      Objective. The aim of this study was to investigate expressed preferences for family physician (FP) gender among Canadian European-descent (CED) and Canadian South-Asian (CSA) immigrant women. Method. An ‘on-site’ survey ...
    • Breast and cervical cancer screening in Hispanic women: a literature review using the health belief model 

      Austin, LT; Ahmad, F; McNally, MJ; Stewart, DE (Elsevier, 2002-05)
      The aim of this study was to review published studies that examined factors influencing breast and cervical cancer screening behavior in Hispanic women, using the Health Belief Model (HBM). MEDLINE and PsycINFO databases ...
    • Women's hysterectomy experiences and decision-making 

      Uskul, AK; Ahmad, F; Leyland, NA; Stewart, DE (Taylor & Francis, 2003)
      The goal of the study was to examine women's experiences with gynaecologic symptoms and how they decided to undergo hysterectomy. For this purpose, twenty-nine women were interviewed in hospital within three days of ...
    • Physician health, stress and gender at a university hospital 

      Bergman, B; Ahmad, F; Stewart, DE (Wolters Kluwer, 2003-02)
      Objective: To determine personal and work related factors contributing to physician health and stress in men and women physicians in a university hospital. Method: Mail survey of 161 hospital-based Canadian academic ...
    • Physician–patient interaction: a gynecology clinic in Turkey 

      Uskul, AK; Ahmad, F (Elsevier, 2003-07)
      Evidence for gender differences in physicians' communication with their patients comes primarily from Western countries. Little is known about whether these gender differences would also be observed in Turkey, where there ...
    • Popular health promotion strategies among Chinese and East Indian immigrant women 

      Ahmad, F; Shik, A; Vanza, R; Cheung, A; George, U; Stewart, DE (Taylor & Francis, 2004)
      Purpose: To advance understanding about the popular health promotion strategies and factors associated with the successful transfer and uptake of health messages among Chinese and Indian immigrant women. Methods: Eight ...
    • Voices of South Asian women: immigration and mental health 

      Ahmad, F; Shik, A; Vanza, R; Cheung, A; George, U; Stewart, DE (Taylor & Francis, 2004)
      Purpose: This qualitative research aimed to elicit experiences and beliefs of recent South Asian immigrant women about their major health concerns after immigration. Methods: Four focus groups were conducted with 24 ...
    • Patriarchal beliefs and perceptions of abuse among South Asian immigrant women 

      Ahmad, F; Riaz, S; Barata, P; Stewart, DE (SAGE, 2004-03)
      This study investigates the relationship between South Asian immigrant women’s patriarchal beliefs and their perceptions of spousal abuse. Twenty-minute telephone surveys were conducted with 47 women. The survey collected ...
    • Predictors of clinical breast examination among South Asian immigrant women 

      Ahmad, F; Stewart, DE (Journal of Immigrant Health, 2004-07)
      To determine predictors of clinical breast examination (CBE) among South Asian immigrant women residing in Toronto, Canada. A cross-sectional self-administered survey with women patients visiting family physician group ...
    • Eating Disorders 

      Gucciardi, E; Celasun, N; Ahmad, F; Stewart, DE (BioMed Central, 2004-08-25)
      Health Issue: Eating disorders are an increasing public health problem among young women. Anorexia and bulimia may give rise to serious physical conditions such as hypothermia, hypotension, electrolyte imbalance, endocrine ...
    • A tailored intervention to promote breast cancer screening among South Asian immigrant women 

      Ahmad, F; Cameron, J; Stewart, DE (Social Science and Medicine, 2005-02)
      This study developed and evaluated a socioculturally tailored intervention to improve knowledge, beliefs and clinical breast examination (CBE) among South Asian (SA) immigrant women. The intervention comprised a series of ...
    • Spousal-abuse among Canadian immigrant women 

      Ahmad, F; Ali, M; Stewart, DE (Springer, 2005-10)
      The study aimed to investigate the rates of self-reported physical and emotional spousal abuse among recent Canadian-immigrant (CI) women compared to Canadian-born (CB) women. The study conducted secondary data analyses ...
    • Cross-cultural perspectives on research participation and informed consent 

      Barata, PC; Gucciardi, E; Ahmad, F; Stewart, DE (Elsevier, 2006-01)
      This study examined Portuguese Canadian and Caribbean Canadian immigrants' perceptions of health research and informed consent procedures. Six focus groups (three in each cultural group) involving 42 participants and two ...
    • Are physicians ready for patients with Internet-based health information? 

      Ahmad, F; Hudak, PL; Bercovitz, K; Hollenberg, E; Levinson, W (Journal of Medical Internet Research, 2006-09-29)
      Background: An increasing number of patients bring Internet-based health information to medical consultations. However, little is known about how physicians experience, manage, and view these patients. Objective: This study ...
    • Work family balance, stress, and salivary cortisol in men and women academic physicians 

      Bergman, B; Ahmad, F; Stewart, DE (Springer, 2008-03)
      Background: The stress of medical practice has been recurrently studied, but work- and family-related determinants of health by gender remain under researched. Purpose: To test the hypothesis that cortisol excretion would ...

      All items in the YorkSpace institutional repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved except where explicitly noted.