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Heather Orpana
University of Ottawa
DemographyPopulation healthPopulationMedicineEnvironmental health
51Publications
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#1Juanita A. Haagsma (Erasmus University Medical Center)H-Index: 33
#2Spencer L. James (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 28
Last. E. Theo Vos (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 107
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Background The epidemiological transition of non-communicable diseases replacing infectious diseases as the main contributors to disease burden has been well documented in global health literature. Less focus, however, has been given to the relationship between sociodemographic changes and injury. The aim of this study was to examine the association between disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) from injury for 195 countries and territories at different levels along the development spectrum betw...
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#1Heather Orpana (U of O: University of Ottawa)H-Index: 20
#2Justin J. LangH-Index: 11
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#1Heather Orpana (U of O: University of Ottawa)H-Index: 20
#2Justin J. Lang (Public Health Agency of Canada)H-Index: 11
Last. Kim Yurkowski (Public Health Agency of Canada)
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#1Y. Shi (Public Health Agency of Canada)H-Index: 6
#2Craig Joyce (Privy Council Office)H-Index: 1
Last. Christina Bancej (Public Health Agency of Canada)H-Index: 14
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Increasingly, decision-makers are interested in understanding the returns on investments in programs and policies that promote health and prevent chronic diseases. While the costs of these programs are more easily quantified, many of the outcomes they aspire to achieve are intangible and lack obvious market values. The subjective well-being (SWB) method was developed to value a wide range of non-market goods, including health outcomes directly in monetary terms. This paper presents an applicatio...
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#1Gavin R. McCormackH-Index: 27
#2Jason L. CabajH-Index: 1
Last. Jonathan ChapmanH-Index: 1
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Introduction: Despite the accumulating Canadian evidence regarding the relations between urban form and health behaviours, less is known about the associations between urban form and health conditions. Our study aim was to undertake a scoping review to synthesize evidence from quantitative studies that have investigated the relationship between built environment and chronic health conditions, self-reported health and quality of life, and injuries in the Canadian adult population.
#1Gavin R. McCormack (U of C: University of Calgary)H-Index: 27
#2Jason L. Cabaj (AHS: Alberta Health Services)H-Index: 1
Last. Gabriel E. Fabreau (U of C: University of Calgary)H-Index: 6
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#1Gavin R. McCormack (U of C: University of Calgary)H-Index: 27
#2Jason L. Cabaj (AHS: Alberta Health Services)H-Index: 1
Last. Gabriel E. Fabreau (U of C: University of Calgary)H-Index: 6
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#1Heather Orpana (U of O: University of Ottawa)H-Index: 20
#2Laurie B. Marczak (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 21
Last. Mohsen Naghavi (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 86
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Objectives To use the estimates from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 to describe patterns of suicide mortality globally, regionally, and for 195 countries and territories by age, sex, and Socio-demographic index, and to describe temporal trends between 1990 and 2016. Design Systematic analysis. Main outcome measures Crude and age standardised rates from suicide mortality and years of life lost were compared across regions and countries, and by age, sex, and Socio-demographic index (a com...
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#1Heather Orpana (U of O: University of Ottawa)H-Index: 20
#2Justin J. Lang (Public Health Agency of Canada)H-Index: 11
Last. Jessica Halverson (Public Health Agency of Canada)H-Index: 4
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