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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The Balanced Scorecard: a tool for health policy decision-making
    Nathalie Auger
    Community Medicine Residency Program, McGill University, Direction de santé publique de Montréal Centre
    Can J Public Health 95:233-4. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Fetuses-at-risk, to avoid paradoxical associations at early gestational ages: extension to preterm infant mortality
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Research Centre of the University of Montreal Hospital Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Maternal and Infant Health Section, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaInstitut national de sante publique du Québec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Research Centre of the University of Montreal Hospital Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Maternal and Infant Health Section, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaInstitut national de sante publique du Québec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Research Centre of the University of Montreal Hospital Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Maternal and Infant Health Section, Public Health Agency of Canada
    Int J Epidemiol 43:1154-62. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Mortality inequality in populations with equal life expectancy: Arriaga's decomposition method in SAS, Stata, and Excel
    Nathalie Auger
    Analyse de la santé et des inégalités sociales et territoriales, Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Montreal, Canada Axe Risques à la santé, Research Centre of the University of Montreal Hospital Centre, Montreal, Canada Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 24:575-580.e1. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Gestational age-dependent risk factors for preterm birth: associations with maternal education and age early in gestation
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Montreal, Canada Research Centre of the University of Montréal Hospital Centre, Montreal, Canada Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada Electronic address
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 176:132-6. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Contribution of local area deprivation to cultural-linguistic inequalities in foetal growth restriction: trends over time in a Canadian metropolitan centre
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, 190, boul Crémazie E, Montreal, Canada H2P 1E23
    Health Place 22:38-47. 2013
  6. pmc Rates of stillbirth by gestational age and cause in Inuit and First Nations populations in Quebec
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 185:E256-62. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Educational inequality in stillbirth: temporal trends in Québec from 1981 to 2009
    Noémie Savard
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC
    Can J Public Health 104:e148-53. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Widening inequality in extreme macrosomia between Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations of Québec, Canada
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Aust N Z J Public Health 37:58-62. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Extreme maternal education and preterm birth: time-to-event analysis of age and nativity-dependent risks
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Epidemiol 23:1-6. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Francophone and Anglophone perinatal health: temporal and regional inequalities in a Canadian setting, 1981-2008
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, 190, boulevard Crémazie Est, Montreal, QC H2P 1E2, Canada
    Int J Public Health 57:925-34. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint The Balanced Scorecard: a tool for health policy decision-making
    Nathalie Auger
    Community Medicine Residency Program, McGill University, Direction de santé publique de Montréal Centre
    Can J Public Health 95:233-4. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Fetuses-at-risk, to avoid paradoxical associations at early gestational ages: extension to preterm infant mortality
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Research Centre of the University of Montreal Hospital Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Maternal and Infant Health Section, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaInstitut national de sante publique du Québec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Research Centre of the University of Montreal Hospital Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Maternal and Infant Health Section, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaInstitut national de sante publique du Québec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Research Centre of the University of Montreal Hospital Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Maternal and Infant Health Section, Public Health Agency of Canada
    Int J Epidemiol 43:1154-62. 2014
    ..We evaluated whether biased associations between maternal risk factors and preterm infant mortality caused by stratification by preterm birth could be avoided using fetuses-at-risk risk ratios...
  3. ncbi request reprint Mortality inequality in populations with equal life expectancy: Arriaga's decomposition method in SAS, Stata, and Excel
    Nathalie Auger
    Analyse de la santé et des inégalités sociales et territoriales, Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Montreal, Canada Axe Risques à la santé, Research Centre of the University of Montreal Hospital Centre, Montreal, Canada Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 24:575-580.e1. 2014
    ..We demonstrate how Arriaga's decomposition method can be used to assess inequality in mortality between populations with near equal life expectancy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Gestational age-dependent risk factors for preterm birth: associations with maternal education and age early in gestation
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Montreal, Canada Research Centre of the University of Montréal Hospital Centre, Montreal, Canada Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada Electronic address
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 176:132-6. 2014
    ..We sought to evaluate if associations between two major risk factors (maternal education and age) and PTB depend on gestational age at delivery...
  5. doi request reprint Contribution of local area deprivation to cultural-linguistic inequalities in foetal growth restriction: trends over time in a Canadian metropolitan centre
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, 190, boul Crémazie E, Montreal, Canada H2P 1E23
    Health Place 22:38-47. 2013
    ..Potential mechanisms underlying these trends are discussed, as well as implications for perinatal health policy...
  6. pmc Rates of stillbirth by gestational age and cause in Inuit and First Nations populations in Quebec
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 185:E256-62. 2013
    ..We compared gestational age- and cause-specific stillbirth rates in Inuit and First Nations populations with the rates in the non-Aboriginal population in Quebec...
  7. ncbi request reprint Educational inequality in stillbirth: temporal trends in Québec from 1981 to 2009
    Noémie Savard
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC
    Can J Public Health 104:e148-53. 2013
    ..Our objective was to determine time trends in inequality related to maternal education for all-cause and cause-specific stillbirth over the past three decades in Québec...
  8. doi request reprint Widening inequality in extreme macrosomia between Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations of Québec, Canada
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Aust N Z J Public Health 37:58-62. 2013
    ..To evaluate trends in macrosomia by severity in Indigenous vs. non-Indigenous populations of Québec, Canada...
  9. doi request reprint Extreme maternal education and preterm birth: time-to-event analysis of age and nativity-dependent risks
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Epidemiol 23:1-6. 2013
    ..We sought to determine how very high educational attainment is associated with PTB, and to assess differences by maternal age and nativity...
  10. doi request reprint Francophone and Anglophone perinatal health: temporal and regional inequalities in a Canadian setting, 1981-2008
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, 190, boulevard Crémazie Est, Montreal, QC H2P 1E2, Canada
    Int J Public Health 57:925-34. 2012
    ..We evaluated temporal and regional inequalities in adverse birth outcomes between Anglophones and Francophones of a Canadian province...
  11. doi request reprint Weighing the contributions of material and social area deprivation to preterm birth
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, 190, boulevard Crémazie Est, Montreal, Québec H2P 1E2, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 75:1032-7. 2012
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  12. doi request reprint Risk of gambling onset in youth who are younger than same-grade peers
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Montreal, Canada
    Ann Epidemiol 22:372-5. 2012
    ..To assess whether a child's age relative to the median age of classmates in the same grade is associated with the onset of gambling...
  13. doi request reprint Mitigating effect of immigration on the relation between income inequality and mortality: a prospective study of 2 million Canadians
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Montreal, Canada, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:e5. 2012
    ..The relation between income inequality and mortality in Canada is unclear, and modifying effects of characteristics such as immigration have not been examined...
  14. doi request reprint Educational inequalities in preterm and term small-for-gestational-age birth over time
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, 190 boulevard Crémazie Est, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Epidemiol 22:160-7. 2012
    ..We evaluated educational inequalities in preterm and term SGA birth over time, accounting for potential bias at preterm gestational ages...
  15. pmc Preterm birth in the Inuit and First Nations populations of Québec, Canada, 1981-2008
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Montreal, Québec H2P 1E2, Canada
    Int J Circumpolar Health 71:17520. 2012
    ..To evaluate preterm birth (PTB) for Inuit and First Nations vs. non-Indigenous populations in the province of Québec, Canada...
  16. doi request reprint Late pregnancy abortions: an analysis of Québec stillbirth data, 1981-2006
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, 190, boulevard Crémazie Est, Montreal, QC, H2P 1E2, Canada
    Int J Public Health 57:443-6. 2012
    ..We evaluated late pregnancy abortions from 1981 to 2006 in Québec, Canada...
  17. doi request reprint Maternal education and stillbirth: estimating gestational-age-specific and cause-specific associations
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Epidemiology 23:247-54. 2012
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  18. doi request reprint Rising disparities in severe adverse birth outcomes among Haitians in Québec, Canada, 1981-2006
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, 190, boulevard Crémazie Est, Montreal, QC, H2P 1E2, Canada
    J Immigr Minor Health 14:198-208. 2012
    ..Patterns were similar for SGA birth and severe cases of LBW. Despite overall decreases LBW and SGA birth, relative and absolute inequalities increased over time. Perinatal health inequalities are increasing for Haitian-born mothers...
  19. doi request reprint Life expectancy gap between the Francophone majority and Anglophone minority of a Canadian population
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Eur J Epidemiol 27:27-38. 2012
    ..Differentials in life expectancy favouring Anglophones decreased over time, but varied across areas of Québec. Tobacco-related causes accounted for the majority of the current life expectancy gap...
  20. pmc Influence of social and material individual and area deprivation on suicide mortality among 2.7 million Canadians: a prospective study
    Stephanie Burrows
    Centre de recherche du Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, 1301 rue Sherbrooke Est Montréal, Quebec, H2L 1M3, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:577. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to examine individual measures of material and social disadvantage in relation to suicide mortality in Canada and to determine whether these relationships were modified by area deprivation...
  21. pmc Association between maternal comorbidity and preterm birth by severity and clinical subtype: retrospective cohort study
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, 190, boulevard Crémazie Est, Montreal, Quebec, H2P 1E2, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:67. 2011
    ..We evaluated associations between maternal comorbidities and PTB by clinical subtype and gestational age...
  22. doi request reprint Increasing educational inequality in preterm birth in Quebec, Canada, 1981-2006
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, 190 boulevard Crémazie Est, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:1091-6. 2011
    ..Few studies have evaluated the relationship between preterm birth (PTB) and maternal education over time. We sought to determine whether educational inequalities in PTB have increased in Québec, Canada...
  23. pmc Measurement of gender inequality in neighbourhoods of Québec, Canada
    Lum Tamambang
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, 1420 boulevard Mont Royal, Montreal, Quebec H2V 4P3, Canada
    Int J Equity Health 10:52. 2011
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  24. doi request reprint Stillbirth and residential proximity to extremely low frequency power transmission lines: a retrospective cohort study
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, 190, boulevard Crémazie Est, Montreal, Québec H2P 1E2, Canada
    Occup Environ Med 69:147-9. 2012
    ..The relationship between electromagnetic field exposure and stillbirth has not been evaluated. We assessed associations between residential proximity to extremely low frequency power transmission lines and stillbirth across gestational age...
  25. doi request reprint Relative and absolute disparities in preterm birth related to neighborhood education
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Montreal, Canada
    Ann Epidemiol 21:481-8. 2011
    ..To evaluate relative and absolute relationships between preterm birth (PTB) and neighborhood education over time...
  26. ncbi request reprint The future of tobacco marketing in Canada
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Universite de Montreal
    Can J Public Health 96:278-80. 2005
    ..In addition, this article highlights the need for private industries unrelated to tobacco to conduct socially responsible advertising so as to avoid inadvertently promoting tobacco...
  27. ncbi request reprint Summarizing health inequalities in a Balanced Scorecard. Methodological considerations
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal
    Can J Public Health 97:350-2. 2006
    ..The next step is to decide whether to focus on absolute versus relative inequality. The last step is to determine the scoring method, including whether to address issues of depth of inequality...
  28. pmc The joint influence of marital status, interpregnancy interval, and neighborhood on small for gestational age birth: a retrospective cohort study
    Nathalie Auger
    Unité Etudes et Analyses de l Etat de Santé de la Population, Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:7. 2008
    ..The joint contribution of these exposures has not been evaluated. We tested for effect modification between IPI and marriage, controlling for neighborhood...
  29. ncbi request reprint Association between perceived security of the neighbourhood and small-for-gestational-age birth
    Nathalie Auger
    Unité Etudes et Analyses de l Etat de Santé de la Population, Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:467-77. 2008
    ..Immigrant density and subjective perceptions of neighbourhood security are associated with SGA birth. Public health strategies to improve fetal growth should target neighbourhoods with low perceived security and high immigrant density...
  30. doi request reprint Sex ratio patterns according to Asian ethnicity in Québec, 1981-2004
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Unité Etudes et Analyses de l Etat de Santé de la Population, 190, boulevard Crémazie Est, Montreal, QC H2P1E2, Canada
    Eur J Epidemiol 24:17-24. 2009
    ..The reason for this imbalance is unclear. Further research in other Western settings is necessary to evaluate the possibility of sex selection...
  31. ncbi request reprint Community-level income inequality and mortality in Québec, Canada
    N Auger
    Unité Etudes et Analyses de l Etat de Santé de la Population, Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Public Health 123:438-43. 2009
    ..Evidence of the association between income inequality and mortality for small rather than large areas is conflicting. This study evaluated community-level income inequality in relation to age- and cause-specific mortality...
  32. pmc The joint influence of area income, income inequality, and immigrant density on adverse birth outcomes: a population-based study
    Nathalie Auger
    Unité Etudes et Analyses de l Etat de Santé de la Population, Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Public Health 9:237. 2009
    ..The association between area characteristics and birth outcomes is modified by race. Whether such associations vary according to social class indicators beyond race has not been assessed...
  33. doi request reprint The association between rural-urban continuum, maternal education and adverse birth outcomes in Québec, Canada
    Nathalie Auger
    Unité Etudes et analyses de l état de santé de population, Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Rural Health 25:342-51. 2009
    ..Whether a graded association of increasing magnitude is present across the urban-rural continuum, accounting for SES, is unclear. We examined the association between rural-urban continuum, SES and adverse birth outcomes...
  34. pmc Children and youth perceive smoking messages in an unbranded advertisement from a NIKE marketing campaign: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, 190, boulevard Crémazie Est, Montreal, Québec H2P 1E2, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 11:26. 2011
    ..How youth perceive marketing messages in sports is poorly understood. We evaluated whether youth perceive that the imagery of a specific sports marketing advertisement contained smoking-related messages...
  35. doi request reprint Impulsivity and socio-economic status interact to increase the risk of gambling onset among youth
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, 190, boulevard Crémazie Est, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Addiction 105:2176-83. 2010
    ..To determine if impulsivity and socio-economic status (SES) interact to influence gambling onset in youth...
  36. doi request reprint Preterm birth during an extreme weather event in Québec, Canada: a "natural experiment"
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, 190, boulevard Crémazie Est, Montreal, QC, H2P 1E2, Canada
    Matern Child Health J 15:1088-96. 2011
    ..Odds were not elevated over a long-term exposure period. This study suggests a weak association between PTB and exposure to extreme weather for the two months following an ice storm, but not for later periods after the storm...
  37. doi request reprint Do mother's education and foreign born status interact to influence birth outcomes? Clarifying the epidemiological paradox and the healthy migrant effect
    N Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:402-9. 2008
    ..The "healthy migrant" effect concerns the association between foreign born status per se and birth outcomes. The epidemiological paradox and healthy migrant effect were analysed for newborns in a favourable sociopolitical environment...
  38. doi request reprint The relationship between residential proximity to extremely low frequency power transmission lines and adverse birth outcomes
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Montreal, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:83-5. 2011
    ..Occupational exposure to electromagnetic fields has been linked to adverse birth outcomes. This study evaluated whether maternal residential proximity to power transmission lines was associated with adverse birth outcomes...
  39. pmc Sex, age, deprivation and patterns in life expectancy in Quebec, Canada: a population-based study
    Nathalie Auger
    Etudes et analyses de l état de santé de la population, Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Public Health 10:161. 2010
    ..This study investigated age- and sex-specific life expectancy differentials related to area-level material deprivation for the province of Québec, Canada from 1989-2004...
  40. doi request reprint Neighbourhood socioeconomic status, maternal education and adverse birth outcomes among mothers living near highways
    M Genereux
    Community Medicine Residency Program, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:695-700. 2008
    ..We evaluated whether proximity to highway interacts with individual and neighbourhood socioeconomic status (SES) to influence birth outcomes...
  41. doi request reprint Socio-economic inequalities in suicide attempts and suicide mortality in Québec, Canada, 1990-2005
    S Burrows
    Research Centre of the University of Montreal Hospital Centre, 1301 rue Sherbrooke Est, Montreal, Quebec, H2L 1M3, Canada stephanie burrows corrected
    Public Health 124:78-85. 2010
    ..This study investigated patterns in suicide attempts and suicide mortality according to material deprivation in the province of Québec, Canada between 1990 and 2005...
  42. ncbi request reprint [Weight, general health and mental health: status of diverse subgroups of immigrants in Canada]
    Pascale Bergeron
    Unité habitudes de vie, Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Montreal, QC
    Can J Public Health 100:215-20. 2009
    ..Recent immigrants to Canada tend to be healthier than the non-immigrant population. Less is known about the health of different ethnic, cultural, and linguistic subgroups of immigrants in Canada...
  43. ncbi request reprint [Beauty and smoking: the utilization of public health programs in the prevention of tobacco use disorders]
    Christine Lacroix
    Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC
    Can J Public Health 98:400-1. 2007
    ..We conclude with two points: 1) the importance of using strategies based on evidence, and 2) the importance of rigorous evaluation of innovative strategies...