Yukiko Asada

Summary

Affiliation: Dalhousie University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Summarizing social disparities in health
    Yukiko Asada
    Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Milbank Q 91:5-36. 2013
  2. doi request reprint The role of proximity to death in need-based approaches to health care
    Yukiko Asada
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, 5790 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 1V7 Canada
    Health Policy 106:291-302. 2012
  3. pmc The ideal of equal health revisited: definitions and measures of inequity in health should be better integrated with theories of distributive justice
    Ole Frithjof Norheim
    Research group in Global Health, Ethics, Culture and Economics, Department of Public Health and Primary Care and Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Int J Equity Health 8:40. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Medical technologies, nonhuman aids, human assistance, and environmental factors in the assessment of health states
    Yukiko Asada
    Department of Bioethics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Qual Life Res 14:867-74. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Analysis of health-related quality of life (HRQL), its distribution, and its distribution by income in Japan, 1989 and 1998
    Yukiko Asada
    Department of Bioethics, Dalhousie University, 5849 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 4H7, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 59:1423-33. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Understanding different methodological approaches to measuring inequity in health care
    Yukiko Asada
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Int J Health Serv 41:195-207. 2011
  7. pmc On the choice of absolute or relative inequality measures
    Yukiko Asada
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, 5790 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 1V7, Canada
    Milbank Q 88:616-22; discussion 623-7. 2010
  8. pmc A summary measure of health inequalities for a pay-for-population health performance system
    Yukiko Asada
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, 5790 University Ave, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 1V7, Canada
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A72. 2010
  9. pmc A framework for measuring health inequity
    Yukiko Asada
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, 5790 University Avenue, Halifax, NS, B3H 1V7, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:700-5. 2005
  10. pmc Equity in health services use and intensity of use in Canada
    Yukiko Asada
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, Centre for Clinical Research, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:41. 2007

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc Summarizing social disparities in health
    Yukiko Asada
    Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Milbank Q 91:5-36. 2013
    ....
  2. doi request reprint The role of proximity to death in need-based approaches to health care
    Yukiko Asada
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, 5790 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 1V7 Canada
    Health Policy 106:291-302. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc The ideal of equal health revisited: definitions and measures of inequity in health should be better integrated with theories of distributive justice
    Ole Frithjof Norheim
    Research group in Global Health, Ethics, Culture and Economics, Department of Public Health and Primary Care and Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Int J Equity Health 8:40. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Medical technologies, nonhuman aids, human assistance, and environmental factors in the assessment of health states
    Yukiko Asada
    Department of Bioethics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Qual Life Res 14:867-74. 2005
    ..While this conclusion is in line with the HUI and WHS, I discuss a rationale for this boundary and make further suggestions regarding scoring of health states...
  5. ncbi request reprint Analysis of health-related quality of life (HRQL), its distribution, and its distribution by income in Japan, 1989 and 1998
    Yukiko Asada
    Department of Bioethics, Dalhousie University, 5849 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 4H7, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 59:1423-33. 2004
    ..This analysis shows that the success in the improvement in the length of life in Japan did not always coincide with the improvement in HRQL and provides a basis for the future population health research...
  6. ncbi request reprint Understanding different methodological approaches to measuring inequity in health care
    Yukiko Asada
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Int J Health Serv 41:195-207. 2011
    ..This study will help researchers make a well-informed choice of measurement approach and assist policymakers in resolving some of the problems caused by the diverse findings of studies, partly due to the measurement approaches taken...
  7. pmc On the choice of absolute or relative inequality measures
    Yukiko Asada
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, 5790 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 1V7, Canada
    Milbank Q 88:616-22; discussion 623-7. 2010
    ....
  8. pmc A summary measure of health inequalities for a pay-for-population health performance system
    Yukiko Asada
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, 5790 University Ave, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 1V7, Canada
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A72. 2010
    ..In addition, a strong communication strategy is necessary to allow users of the summary measure to understand how it was calculated and what it means...
  9. pmc A framework for measuring health inequity
    Yukiko Asada
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, 5790 University Avenue, Halifax, NS, B3H 1V7, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:700-5. 2005
    ..Despite the importance of this moral interest, a theoretical and analytical framework for measuring health inequality acknowledging moral concerns remains to be established...
  10. pmc Equity in health services use and intensity of use in Canada
    Yukiko Asada
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, Centre for Clinical Research, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:41. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to examine whether and where socioeconomic inequities in health care utilization occur in Canada...
  11. ncbi request reprint Is health inequality across individuals of moral concern?
    Yukiko Asada
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, 5790 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 1V7, Canada
    Health Care Anal 14:25-36. 2006
    ....
  12. pmc Inequalities in end-of-life care for colorectal cancer patients in Nova Scotia, Canada
    André R Maddison
    Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, 5849 University Avenue, Mailbox No 257, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Palliat Care 28:90-6. 2012
    ..Of primary concern is the variation in access to, and quality of, EOL care based on geographic location of residence and patient age...
  13. doi request reprint Whiners and deniers - what does self-rated health measure?
    Audrey Layes
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, 5790 University Avenue, Halifax, NS B3H 1V7, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 75:1-9. 2012
    ..For this popular measure to continue to play an important role in population health research and policy development, its users must acknowledge and understand the determinants of self-rated health, including reporting behaviour...
  14. pmc Need-based resource allocation: different need indicators, different results?
    George Kephart
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, Centre for Clinical Research, 5790 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 1V7, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:122. 2009
    ..The primary objective of this study was to assess the consistency and plausibility of estimates of per capita relative need for health services across Canadian provinces based on different need indicators...
  15. pmc A team approach to improving colorectal cancer services using administrative health data
    Geoffrey Porter
    Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Health Res Policy Syst 10:4. 2012
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint The promise of public health: ethical reflections
    Nuala P Kenny
    Department of Bioethics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    Can J Public Health 97:402-4. 2006
    ..Elements of a research agenda on the ethical foundations of public health reform are identified here...
  17. doi request reprint Inequity in access to cancer care: a review of the Canadian literature
    André R Maddison
    Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, 5849 University Ave, Mailbox No 257, Halifax, NS B3H 4H7, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 22:359-66. 2011
    ..Equitable access to cancer care is vitally important in all health systems. Obtaining information on the current status of inequities in access to cancer care is a critical first step toward action...
  18. ncbi request reprint Health inequalities and why they matter
    Daniel M Hausman
    Department of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53706 1474, USA
    Health Care Anal 10:177-91. 2002
    ..Inequalities in individual health are of little interest unless one goes on to study how they are related to other factors...
  19. doi request reprint A population health framework for setting national and state health goals
    David A Kindig
    School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    JAMA 299:2081-3. 2008