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1. Injured Worker Health Survey  
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REGION:  ONTARIO
Resource Type: Data
TOPIC(S): OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY, ARTHRITIS, DEPRESSION, HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE, LABOUR FORCE PARTICIPATION, SELF-RATED HEALTH, HEALTH CARE UTILIZATION, PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE, LOW INCOME, PRESCRIPTION DRUGS
The Research Action Alliance on the Consequence of Work Injury (RAACWI) Injured Worker Health Survey monitors the health and health care utilization of a representative sample of Ontario injured workers who received a non-economic loss benefit (NEL). A NEL benefit formalizes that a workplace injury resulted in a permanent impairment. The study looks at both short and long term physical and mental health impacts of permanently impaired injured workers.
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2. The Differential Impact of Health Care Privatization on Women in Alberta  
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REGION:  ALBERTA
Resource Type: Report
TOPIC(S): PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE
The purpose of this paper is to explore the extent to which health care privatization is taking place in Alberta and to determine the impact of health care privatization on women.
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3. Missing Links: The Effects of Health Care Privatization on Women in Manitoba and Saskatchewan  
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REGION:  MANITOBA
Resource Type: Report
TOPIC(S): PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE
The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of some of the forms of health care privatization which have taken place in Manitoba and Saskatchewan in recent years, and to begin to identify some of the impacts of those changes on various groups of women. Among the studies surveyed, several important impacts on female health care workers were identified: loss of secure, well-paid, public sector jobs, increased workloads, stress, physical and emotional strain, financial losses, social isolation, loss of control, and working conditions which make it difficult to provide quality care.
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4. Ontario Health Survey – Private Health Insurance  
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TOPIC(S): PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE
The 1990 Ontario Health Survey (OHS) was an extensive cross-sectional survey that collected information on risk factors, health status and use of health services in the Ontario general population. The survey included over 1000 variables and was conducted in two parts; a 22-page questionnaire focusing on recent or current health problems, use of health services and demographic information, and a 26-page self-completed questionnaire focusing on self-rated health, use of medicines and drugs, tobacco and alcohol use, family relationships, and social support etc. The 1996/97 OHS used similar questions but was conducted through phone interviews. The results have been used in provincial and community health status reports.
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