Nathalie Auger

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi 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 Low-level methylmercury exposure as a risk factor for neurologic abnormalities in adults
    Nathalie Auger
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Neurotoxicology 26:149-57. 2005
  3. pmc Leading causes of unintentional injury and suicide mortality in Canadian adults across the urban-rural continuum
    Stephanie Burrows
    University of Montreal Hospital Center, Research Center, Montreal, Canada University of Montreal, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Montreal, Canada
    Public Health Rep 128:443-53. 2013
  4. doi 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
  5. doi 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
  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. doi 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
  8. doi 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
  9. doi 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
  10. doi 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

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Publications35

  1. ncbi 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 Low-level methylmercury exposure as a risk factor for neurologic abnormalities in adults
    Nathalie Auger
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Neurotoxicology 26:149-57. 2005
    ..22; 95% CI, 1.15-4.26) in adults under 40 years of age. There was no association with nine other outcomes considered, nor with tremor among older persons. Odds ratios were not influenced by gender, smoking, alcohol use, or co-morbidity...
  3. pmc Leading causes of unintentional injury and suicide mortality in Canadian adults across the urban-rural continuum
    Stephanie Burrows
    University of Montreal Hospital Center, Research Center, Montreal, Canada University of Montreal, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Montreal, Canada
    Public Health Rep 128:443-53. 2013
    ..We examined the leading causes of unintentional injury and suicide mortality in adults across the urban-rural continuum...
  4. doi 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...
  5. doi 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...
  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. doi 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...
  8. doi 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...
  9. doi 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...
  10. doi 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...
  11. doi Suicide mortality gap between Francophones and Anglophones of Quebec, Canada
    Stephanie Burrows
    Montreal Public Health Department, 1301 Sherbrooke Street East, Montreal, QC, H2L 1M3, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:1125-32. 2013
    ..Few studies evaluate language-group differences in suicide mortality. This study assessed the suicide mortality gap between Francophones and Anglophones of Quebec, Canada according to age, sex, method, region and socioeconomic deprivation...
  12. 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. Study design: Retrospective cohort study...
  13. doi 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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  14. doi 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...
  15. doi 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...
  16. doi 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...
  17. doi Individual and area socioeconomic inequalities in cause-specific unintentional injury mortality: 11-year follow-up study of 2.7 million Canadians
    Stephanie Burrows
    Centre de recherche du Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Hotel Dieu du CHUM, 3840 rue Saint Urbain, Montreal, Quebec H2W 1T8, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 45:99-106. 2012
    ..Future research is needed to clarify the mechanisms underlying these differences to implement equity-oriented approaches for reducing differential exposures, vulnerability or consequences of injury mortality...
  18. doi 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...
  19. doi 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...
  20. doi Portrait of socio-economic inequality in childhood morbidity and mortality over time, Québec, 1990-2005
    Mamadou S Barry
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    J Paediatr Child Health 48:496-505. 2012
    ..To determine the age and cause groups contributing to absolute and relative socio-economic inequalities in paediatric mortality, hospitalisation and tumour incidence over time...
  21. doi 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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  22. doi 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...
  23. ncbi Causes of widening life expectancy inequalities in Québec, Canada, 1989-2004
    Jessica Adam-Smith
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, QC
    Can J Public Health 102:375-81. 2011
    ..An analysis of which causes of death, in which age groups, are implicated in this trend is necessary to understand it and provide clear targets for intervention...
  24. doi 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...
  25. doi 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...
  26. 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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  27. 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...
  28. doi 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...
  29. doi 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  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 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...
  34. 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...
  35. ncbi [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...