- Predictors of universal influenza vaccination uptake in grades 1 and 2 Toronto school children: effective vaccination strategies should not end with at risk childrenRichard G Foty
Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Vaccine 28:6518-22. 2010..20, 95%CL 1.01-1.42) and those with the lowest income adequacy (OR 1.37, 95%CL 1.12-1.68). Data from this study will be helpful in designing future influenza vaccination strategies to improve vaccination rates in the entire population...
- Asthma and allergic disease prevalence in a diverse sample of Toronto school children: results from the Toronto Child Health Evaluation Questionnaire (T-CHEQ) StudySharon D Dell
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Can Respir J 17:e1-6. 2010..Asthma is the most common chronic disease in children...
- Verifying a questionnaire diagnosis of asthma in children using health claims dataConnie L Yang
Division of Respiratory Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
BMC Pulm Med 11:52. 2011..Childhood asthma prevalence is widely measured by parental proxy report of physician-diagnosed asthma in questionnaires. Our objective was to validate this measure in a North American population...
- Socioeconomic factors and epinephrine prescription in children with peanut allergyRobin Coombs
Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
Paediatr Child Health 16:341-4. 2011..OJECTIVE: To evaluate the association between socioeconomic status (SES) and epinephrine prescription among urban Canadian children with peanut allergy...
- Do questions reflecting indoor air pollutant exposure from a questionnaire predict direct measure of exposure in owner-occupied houses?C K Jennifer Loo
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:3270-97. 2010..These results are helpful for understanding the significance of indoor exposures ascertained by self-reporting in large epidemiological studies and also in the clinical setting...