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Exploring ways to overcome barriers to mammography uptake and retention among South Asian immigrant women
South Asians comprise one of the fastest growing immigrant groups in North America. Evidence indicates that South Asian (SA) immigrant women are vulnerable to low rates of breast cancer screening. Yet, there is a dearth ...
Voices of South Asian women: immigration and mental health
(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 ...
"Why doesn't she seek help for partner abuse?" An exploratory study with South Asian immigrant women
This study explores why South Asian immigrant women with experiences of partner abuse delay seeking help from professionals. Three focus groups were conducted in Hindi language with South Asian immigrant women in Toronto. ...
Cross-cultural perspectives on research participation and informed consent
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 ...
What is needed to implement a computer-assisted health risk assessment tool? An exploratory concept mapping study
(BioMed Central, 2012-12-19)
Background: Emerging eHealth tools could facilitate the delivery of comprehensive care in time-constrained clinical settings. One such tool is interactive computer-assisted health-risk assessments (HRA), which may improve ...
Spousal-abuse among Canadian immigrant women
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 ...