James R Dunn

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Paternal psychosocial work conditions and mental health outcomes: a case-control study
    Stefania Maggi
    Department of Psychology and Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies, Carleton University, Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Public Health 8:104. 2008
  2. pmc The impact of fathers' physical and psychosocial work conditions on attempted and completed suicide among their children
    Ostry Aleck
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    BMC Public Health 6:77. 2006
  3. pmc Sampling 'hard-to-reach' populations in health research: yield from a study targeting Americans living in Canada
    Danielle A Southern
    Centre for Health and Policy Studies and Dept, of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:57. 2008
  4. pmc Speaking theoretically about population health
    James R Dunn
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:572-3. 2006
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and neo-material dimensions of SES and health revisited: predictors of self-rated health in a Canadian national survey
    James R Dunn
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, and Department of Geography, University of Toronto, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 62:1465-73. 2006
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the relationship between housing, socioeconomic status, and self-reported health status
    James R Dunn
    Inner City Health Research Unit, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Rev Environ Health 19:177-95. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Housing as a socio-economic determinant of health: findings of a national needs, gaps and opportunities assessment
    James R Dunn
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 97:S11-5, S12-7. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Development of the Canadian Marginalization Index: a new tool for the study of inequality
    Flora I Matheson
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Can J Public Health 103:S12-6. 2012

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Publications28

  1. pmc Paternal psychosocial work conditions and mental health outcomes: a case-control study
    Stefania Maggi
    Department of Psychology and Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies, Carleton University, Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Public Health 8:104. 2008
    ..However, the degree to which parental working conditions may impact on developmental psychopathology has not been thoroughly studied...
  2. pmc The impact of fathers' physical and psychosocial work conditions on attempted and completed suicide among their children
    Ostry Aleck
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    BMC Public Health 6:77. 2006
    ..However, virtually no research has been conducted on the trans-generational impact of parental working conditions on attempted or completed suicide among their children...
  3. pmc Sampling 'hard-to-reach' populations in health research: yield from a study targeting Americans living in Canada
    Danielle A Southern
    Centre for Health and Policy Studies and Dept, of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:57. 2008
    ..Here, we present a methodological "case-report" of the yield of a multi-step survey study assessing views on health care among American emigres to Canada, a hard-to-reach population...
  4. pmc Speaking theoretically about population health
    James R Dunn
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:572-3. 2006
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and neo-material dimensions of SES and health revisited: predictors of self-rated health in a Canadian national survey
    James R Dunn
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, and Department of Geography, University of Toronto, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 62:1465-73. 2006
    ....
  7. 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
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the relationship between housing, socioeconomic status, and self-reported health status
    James R Dunn
    Inner City Health Research Unit, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Rev Environ Health 19:177-95. 2004
    ..Future research should focus on the health effects of gendered differences in domestic and paid work, and on home and family roles and the interaction among gender, household crowding, and health...
  9. ncbi request reprint Housing as a socio-economic determinant of health: findings of a national needs, gaps and opportunities assessment
    James R Dunn
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 97:S11-5, S12-7. 2006
    ..Recent reviews of the literature point to a dearth of research on the socio-economic dimensions of housing and health, despite its potential for promoting health...
  10. ncbi request reprint Development of the Canadian Marginalization Index: a new tool for the study of inequality
    Flora I Matheson
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Can J Public Health 103:S12-6. 2012
    ..The objective of this paper was threefold: to describe CAN-Marg; to illustrate its stability across geographic area and time; and to describe its association with health and behavioural problems...
  11. pmc Mortality among residents of shelters, rooming houses, and hotels in Canada: 11 year follow-up study
    Stephen W Hwang
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMJ 339:b4036. 2009
    ..To examine mortality in a representative nationwide sample of homeless and marginally housed people living in shelters, rooming houses, and hotels...
  12. doi request reprint Influence of neighborhood deprivation, gender and ethno-racial origin on smoking behavior of Canadian youth
    Flora I Matheson
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Prev Med 52:376-80. 2011
    ..This study explored the relationship between deprivation and youth smoking to examine whether this association differs by gender and ethno-racial origin...
  13. doi request reprint Drinking in context: the influence of gender and neighbourhood deprivation on alcohol consumption
    Flora I Matheson
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:e4. 2012
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  14. pmc Health status, quality of life, residential stability, substance use, and health care utilization among adults applying to a supportive housing program
    Stephen W Hwang
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Urban Health 88:1076-90. 2011
    ..Nonetheless, this study shows that highly disadvantaged individuals with a high prevalence of poor physical and mental health and substance use can achieve stable housing...
  15. doi request reprint Neighbourhood chronic stress and gender inequalities in hypertension among Canadian adults: a multilevel analysis
    Flora I Matheson
    Department of Health Policy, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5R 2M4, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:705-13. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore gender differences in the association between neighbourhood deprivation and the prevalence of hypertension among non-institutionalised Canadian adults...
  16. doi request reprint Neighbourhood deprivation and regional inequalities in self-reported health among Canadians: Are we equally at risk?
    Heather L White
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, The Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Ontario, Canada Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Health Place 17:361-9. 2011
    ..21; 1.28). By failing to explore regional variations in risk, we could fail to identify areas where provincial policies may interact with neighbourhood factors to reinforce health inequalities amongst deprived communities...
  17. ncbi request reprint The effects of housing status on health-related outcomes in people living with HIV: a systematic review of the literature
    Chad A Leaver
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, The Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    AIDS Behav 11:85-100. 2007
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  18. doi request reprint Rethinking measurement of neighborhood in the context of health research
    Nicole Schaefer-McDaniel
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 71:651-6. 2010
    ..We especially differentiate between limitations related to the methodology itself and challenges the approach presents for researchers in the field. We conclude by offering directions for future research utilizing this technique...
  19. ncbi request reprint Services for seniors in small-town Canada: the paradox of community
    Mark W Skinner
    Department of Geography, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 40:81-101. 2008
    ..The authors challenge rural health policy decision-makers, researchers, and providers to debunk assumptions about services for seniors in rural Canada...
  20. ncbi request reprint Inequalities in determinants of health among Aboriginal and Caucasian persons living with HIV/AIDS in Ontario: results from the Positive Spaces, Healthy Places Study
    Laverne E Monette
    Ontario Aboriginal HIV AIDS Strategy, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 102:215-9. 2011
    ..This study sought to understand the differences in the determinants of health and housing-related characteristics between samples of Aboriginal and Caucasian adults living with HIV/AIDS in Ontario...
  21. ncbi request reprint Urban neighborhoods, chronic stress, gender and depression
    Flora I Matheson
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 63:2604-16. 2006
    ..However, we did not find random variation in depression by gender across neighborhoods...
  22. pmc An ecological study of regional variation in work injuries among young workers
    F Curtis Breslin
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Public Health 7:91. 2007
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  23. 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
    ....
  24. pmc Swimming upstream. Access, health outcomes, and the social determinants of health
    Arlene S Bierman
    J Gen Intern Med 21:99-100. 2006
  25. ncbi request reprint Understanding place and health: a heuristic for using administrative data
    Katherine L Frohlich
    GRIS Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
    Health Place 13:299-309. 2007
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Effects of housing circumstances on health, quality of life and healthcare use for people with severe mental illness: a review
    Tania Kyle
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Health Soc Care Community 16:1-15. 2008
    ..Housing that offers an unlimited length of stay is recommended because SPMI is a chronic and fluctuating condition that requires stable surroundings to maintain health...
  27. pmc Deprivation indices, population health and geography: an evaluation of the spatial effectiveness of indices at multiple scales
    Nadine Schuurman
    Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University, RCB 7123, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada
    J Urban Health 84:591-603. 2007
    ..The results of our analysis confirm the influence of spatial extent and scale on mapping population health-with potential implications for health policy implementation and resource distribution...
  28. ncbi request reprint Telling stories: news media, health literacy and public policy in Canada
    Michael Hayes
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada V5A 1S6
    Soc Sci Med 64:1842-52. 2007
    ..Canadian newspapers rarely report on socio-economic influences frequently cited in the research literature (and reflected in TAHF) as being most influential in shaping population health outcomes...