Nancy A Ross

Summary

Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc The contribution of neighbourhood material and social deprivation to survival: a 22-year follow-up of more than 500,000 Canadians
    Nancy A Ross
    Department of Geography, McGill University, 805 Sherbrooke St West, Montreal, QC H3A 2K6, Canada
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:1378-91. 2013
  2. pmc Trajectories of health-related quality of life by socio-economic status in a nationally representative Canadian cohort
    Nancy A Ross
    Department of Geography, McGill University, 805 Sherbrooke St West, Montreal QC H3A 2K6, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:593-8. 2012
  3. pmc Walking behaviour and glycemic control in type 2 diabetes: seasonal and gender differences--study design and methods
    Kaberi Dasgupta
    Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University Health Centre, 687 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Canada
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 6:1. 2007
  4. pmc Body mass index in urban Canada: neighborhood and metropolitan area effects
    Nancy A Ross
    Department of Geography, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Public Health 97:500-8. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint 14-year diabetes incidence: the role of socio-economic status
    Nancy A Ross
    Department of Geography, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2K6, Canada
    Health Rep 21:19-28. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Commentary: the contingencies of income inequality and health: reflections on the Canadian Experience
    Nancy A Ross
    Department of Geography, McGill University, 805 Sherbrooke St West, Montreal QC, H3A 2K6, Canada
    Int J Epidemiol 33:318-9. 2004
  7. pmc Metropolitan income inequality and working-age mortality: a cross-sectional analysis using comparable data from five countries
    Nancy A Ross
    Department of Geography, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Urban Health 82:101-10. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Neighbourhood influences on health in Montréal, Canada
    Nancy A Ross
    Department of Geography, McGill University, 805 Sherbrooke St West, Montreal, Que, H3A 2K6, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 59:1485-94. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Traffic-related air pollution and prostate cancer risk: a case-control study in Montreal, Canada
    Marie Elise Parent
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, INRS Institut Armand Frappier, Universite du Quebec, Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Occup Environ Med 70:511-8. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Double burden of deprivation and high concentrations of ambient air pollution at the neighbourhood scale in Montreal, Canada
    Dan L Crouse
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 69:971-81. 2009

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc The contribution of neighbourhood material and social deprivation to survival: a 22-year follow-up of more than 500,000 Canadians
    Nancy A Ross
    Department of Geography, McGill University, 805 Sherbrooke St West, Montreal, QC H3A 2K6, Canada
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:1378-91. 2013
    ..We examined the incremental influence on survival of neighbourhood material and social deprivation while accounting for individual level socioeconomic status in a large population-based cohort of Canadians...
  2. pmc Trajectories of health-related quality of life by socio-economic status in a nationally representative Canadian cohort
    Nancy A Ross
    Department of Geography, McGill University, 805 Sherbrooke St West, Montreal QC H3A 2K6, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:593-8. 2012
    ..Comparatively little, however, is known about whether ageing amplifies, diminishes or sustains socio-economic inequalities in health...
  3. pmc Walking behaviour and glycemic control in type 2 diabetes: seasonal and gender differences--study design and methods
    Kaberi Dasgupta
    Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University Health Centre, 687 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Canada
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 6:1. 2007
    ..Among Canadians with type 2 diabetes, we postulate that declines in walking associated with colder temperatures and inclement weather may contribute to annual post-winter increases in A1C levels...
  4. pmc Body mass index in urban Canada: neighborhood and metropolitan area effects
    Nancy A Ross
    Department of Geography, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Public Health 97:500-8. 2007
    ..We investigated the influence of neighborhood and metropolitan area characteristics on body mass index (BMI) in urban Canada in 2001...
  5. ncbi request reprint 14-year diabetes incidence: the role of socio-economic status
    Nancy A Ross
    Department of Geography, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2K6, Canada
    Health Rep 21:19-28. 2010
    ..Diabetes prevalence is associated with low socioeconomic status (SES), but less is known about the relationship between SES and diabetes incidence...
  6. ncbi request reprint Commentary: the contingencies of income inequality and health: reflections on the Canadian Experience
    Nancy A Ross
    Department of Geography, McGill University, 805 Sherbrooke St West, Montreal QC, H3A 2K6, Canada
    Int J Epidemiol 33:318-9. 2004
  7. pmc Metropolitan income inequality and working-age mortality: a cross-sectional analysis using comparable data from five countries
    Nancy A Ross
    Department of Geography, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Urban Health 82:101-10. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Neighbourhood influences on health in Montréal, Canada
    Nancy A Ross
    Department of Geography, McGill University, 805 Sherbrooke St West, Montreal, Que, H3A 2K6, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 59:1485-94. 2004
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Traffic-related air pollution and prostate cancer risk: a case-control study in Montreal, Canada
    Marie Elise Parent
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, INRS Institut Armand Frappier, Universite du Quebec, Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Occup Environ Med 70:511-8. 2013
    ..We conducted a case-control study in Montreal to estimate associations with exposure to ground-level nitrogen dioxide (NO2), a marker for traffic-related air pollution...
  10. doi request reprint Double burden of deprivation and high concentrations of ambient air pollution at the neighbourhood scale in Montreal, Canada
    Dan L Crouse
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 69:971-81. 2009
    ..Our results underscore the importance of considering social contexts in interpreting general associations between social and environmental risks to population health...
  11. pmc Postmenopausal breast cancer is associated with exposure to traffic-related air pollution in Montreal, Canada: a case-control study
    Dan L Crouse
    Department of Geography, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1578-83. 2010
    ..Only about 30% of cases of breast cancer can be explained by accepted risk factors. Occupational studies have shown associations between the incidence of breast cancer and exposure to contaminants that are found in ambient air...
  12. ncbi request reprint Video lottery terminal access and gambling among high school students in Montréal
    Dana Helene Wilson
    Department of Geography, McGill University, Montreal, QC
    Can J Public Health 97:202-6. 2006
    ..We wanted to assess whether socio-economic and gambling-related-opportunity environments of neighbourhoods affected the uptake of video lottery terminal (VLT) gambling among Montréal youth...
  13. pmc A spatial analysis of individual- and neighborhood-level determinants of malaria incidence in adults, Ontario, Canada
    Rose Eckhardt
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:775-82. 2012
    ..This method's usefulness in clarifying the local patterns of imported malaria in Ontario shows its potential to help identify areas and populations at highest risk for imported and emerging infectious disease...
  14. pmc Social support and thriving health: a new approach to understanding the health of indigenous Canadians
    Chantelle A M Richmond
    Department of Geography, McGill University, 805 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2K6
    Am J Public Health 97:1827-33. 2007
    ..We examined the importance of social support in promoting thriving health among indigenous Canadians, a disadvantaged population...
  15. doi request reprint Childhood sleep apnea and neighborhood disadvantage
    Robert T Brouillette
    Department of Pediatrics, Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr 158:789-795.e1. 2011
    ..To determine whether neighborhood characteristics or socioeconomic status are risk factors for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in young children...
  16. doi request reprint Does the Food Stamp Program cause obesity? A realist review and a call for place-based research
    Nathaniel L Debono
    Department of Geography, McGill University, 805 Sherbrooke Street West, H3A 2K6, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Health Place 18:747-56. 2012
    ....
  17. 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...
  18. doi request reprint Neighborhood walkability: field validation of geographic information system measures
    Samantha Hajna
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University Health Centre, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 44:e51-5. 2013
    ..Although GIS-derived measures of land-use mix, street connectivity, and residential density are commonly combined into indices to assess how conducive neighborhoods are to walking, field validation of these measures is limited...
  19. ncbi request reprint Exploring the material basis for health: characteristics of parks in Montreal neighborhoods with contrasting health outcomes
    Stephanie E Coen
    Department of Geography, McGill University, 805 Sherbrooke St West, Montreal, QC, Canada H3A 2K6
    Health Place 12:361-71. 2006
    ..Equalizing park quality between areas may be an important step for public health promotion...
  20. pmc Income distribution, public services expenditures, and all cause mortality in US States
    James R Dunn
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:768-74. 2005
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  21. ncbi request reprint Opportunities for video lottery terminal gambling in Montréal: an environmental analysis
    Jason A Gilliland
    Dept of Geography, Social Science Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, ON N6A 5C2
    Can J Public Health 96:55-9. 2005
    ..The aims of this study were to describe the spatial distribution of video lottery terminals (VLTs) in the municipalities of Montréal and Laval and to identify neighbourhood socio-economic conditions associated with their distribution...
  22. ncbi request reprint Unpacking income inequality and population health: the peculiar absence of geography
    James R Dunn
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Public Health 98:S10-7. 2007
    ..We argue that there has been a peculiar absence of geography in studies of the relationship between income inequality and population health and that explanations for the mixed results have been hampered by an inattention to geography...