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1. Injuries  
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REGION:  NATIONAL
Resource Type: Report
TOPIC(S): INJURIES
This article examines which groups have high rates of injury and what activities are most likely to produce injuries. Data comes from the Canadian Community Health Survey, a general health survey conducted by Statistics Canada between September 2000 and October 2001. Overall, males were at higher risk than females: 15% of males reported sustaining at least one activity-limiting injury in the previous year, compared with 11% of females.
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2. Repetitive Strain Injury  
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REGION:  NATIONAL
Resource Type: Report
TOPIC(S): INJURIES
This article describes the characteristics of people who report a repetitive strain injury (RSI) and examines the association of an RSI with chronic pain and with psychological distress. The data are from Statistics Canada’s 2000/01 Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) and the 1994/95 to 2000/01 National Population Health Survey (NPHS). In 2000/01, 10% of Canadians aged 20 or older reported having had an RSI serious enough to limit their usual activities at some point in the previous 12 months. Two years after an RSI was first reported, pain and distress levels remained high among men and had risen among women.
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3. Comparison of Injuries in Alberta's Health Regions 2006  
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REGION:  ALBERTA
Resource Type: Report
TOPIC(S): INJURIES
This report documents the number of injury deaths, hospital admissions and emergency department visits and injury rates in 2007, comparing them by region.
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4. Comparison of Injuries in Alberta's Health Regions, 2009  
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REGION:  ALBERTA
Resource Type: Report
TOPIC(S): INJURIES
This report documents the number of injury deaths, hospital admissions, emergency department visits and injury rates per 100,000 population.
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5. Injury-Related Health Services Use by First Nations in Alberta  
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REGION:  ALBERTA
Resource Type: Report
TOPIC(S): INJURIES, INJURY HOSPITALIZATIONS
This report examines injury-related health services use (hospital admissions and emergency department visits) by First Nations residents compared to injury-related health services use by matched non-First Nations residents.
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6. Report on the Health of Albertans  
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REGION:  ALBERTA
Resource Type: Report
TOPIC(S): GENERAL ANALYSES, INJURIES
This report provides information on selected health determinants, mental health, non-communicable disease, injury, and communicable disease. It supplies part of the body of evidence needed for effective decision making.
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7. Reducing Injuries in Intermediate Care  
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REGION:  BRITISH COLUMBIA
Resource Type: Report
TOPIC(S): INJURIES
The main objectives of the study were to: 1. Identify a broad range of organizational, psycho-social, and biomechanical risk factors associated with injuries in Intermediate Care. 2. Pinpoint key intervention strategies for reducing staff injury and improving staff well-being. Researchers also set out to pioneer ergonomic methods for measuring physical workload in care providers and to develop a new survey instrument for assessing organizational culture in residential care and other healthcare settings.
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8. The Health and Well-being of Women in British Columbia  
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REGION:  BRITISH COLUMBIA
Resource Type: Report
TOPIC(S): GENERAL ANALYSES, GENERAL ANALYSES, VIOLENCE, REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH, INJURIES
The Provincial Health Officer's 2008 report examines women's health using a gender and equity lens to identify how women's health is distinct from men's health. The nine chapters are based around the BC Health Goals framework including demographics, health status, living and working conditions (including violence against women), maternal and infant health, individual skills and choices, physical environment, chronic disease and injury, and health services.
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9. Injuries in Manitoba: A 10-Year Review  
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REGION:  MANITOBA
Resource Type: Report
TOPIC(S): INJURIES
This report examines injuries in Manitoba from 1992 to 2001. It is designed to show the details of the burden of injury in our province to assist policy makers and service providers with planning for injury prevention.

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10. Major Head and Spinal Cord Injury Hospitalizations in Ontario, 2001-2002  
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REGION:  ONTARIO
Resource Type: Report
TOPIC(S): INJURIES
This report provides a descriptive analysis of hospitalizations and in-hospital deaths with major spinal or head injuries in Ontario during the fiscal year 2001-2002.
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11. Fall injuries among Saskatchewan seniors 1992/93-1997/98: Implications for prevention  
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REGION:  SASKATCHEWAN
Resource Type: Report
TOPIC(S): INJURIES
This report examines fall injuries among Saskatchewan seniors, looking at hospital separations for falls, fall episodes, seniors affected, and trends. This is a serous health issue for seniors, as fall injuries may result in long term disability, loss of independence or death.
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12. Saskatchewan Comprehensive Injury Surveillance Report 1995-2005  
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REGION:  SASKATCHEWAN
Resource Type: Report
TOPIC(S): INJURIES
The report contains descriptive statistical information in the forms of tables, charts and bullet highlights on various aspects of injury occurrences in the province. It should provide government agencies, regional health authorities, other stakeholder organizations and communities with information for evidence-based planning and evaluation of injury prevention programs that impact on the population of Saskatchewan.
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