Aisha K Lofters

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The validity of self-reported cancer screening history and the role of social disadvantage in Ontario, Canada
    Aisha Lofters
    St Michael s Hospital Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Public Health 15:28. 2015
  2. pmc Sociodemographic data collection for health equity measurement: a mixed methods study examining public opinions
    Maritt Kirst
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St, Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Int J Equity Health 12:75. 2013
  3. pmc Does social disadvantage affect the validity of self-report for cervical cancer screening?
    Aisha K Lofters
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto Centre for Research on Inner City Health, The Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto
    Int J Womens Health 5:29-33. 2013
  4. pmc How do people attribute income-related inequalities in health? A cross-sectional study in Ontario, Canada
    Aisha Lofters
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada St Michael s Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 9:e85286. 2014
  5. pmc Public awareness of income-related health inequalities in Ontario, Canada
    Ketan Shankardass
    St, Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int J Equity Health 11:26. 2012
  6. pmc Using concept mapping in the knowledge-to-action process to compare stakeholder opinions on barriers to use of cancer screening among South Asians
    Rebecca Lobb
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St, Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, USA
    Implement Sci 8:37. 2013
  7. pmc Using geographic methods to inform cancer screening interventions for South Asians in Ontario, Canada
    Aisha K Lofters
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:395. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint The "brain drain" of health care workers: causes, solutions and the example of Jamaica
    Aisha K Lofters
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 103:e376-8. 2012
  9. pmc Predictors of low cervical cancer screening among immigrant women in Ontario, Canada
    Aisha K Lofters
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Womens Health 11:20. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Sociodemographic data collection in healthcare settings: an examination of public opinions
    Aisha K Lofters
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Med Care 49:193-9. 2011

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint The validity of self-reported cancer screening history and the role of social disadvantage in Ontario, Canada
    Aisha Lofters
    St Michael s Hospital Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Public Health 15:28. 2015
    ....
  2. pmc Sociodemographic data collection for health equity measurement: a mixed methods study examining public opinions
    Maritt Kirst
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St, Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Int J Equity Health 12:75. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Does social disadvantage affect the validity of self-report for cervical cancer screening?
    Aisha K Lofters
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto Centre for Research on Inner City Health, The Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto
    Int J Womens Health 5:29-33. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc How do people attribute income-related inequalities in health? A cross-sectional study in Ontario, Canada
    Aisha Lofters
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada St Michael s Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 9:e85286. 2014
    ..An understanding of how the public attributes inequalities can be informative for developing widespread support. Therefore, the objectives of this study were to examine how Ontarians attribute income-related health inequalities...
  5. pmc Public awareness of income-related health inequalities in Ontario, Canada
    Ketan Shankardass
    St, Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int J Equity Health 11:26. 2012
    ..There is arguably a lack of political will to implement policy change in this respect. As a result, we investigated public awareness of income-related health inequalities in a generally representative sample of Ontarians in late 2010...
  6. pmc Using concept mapping in the knowledge-to-action process to compare stakeholder opinions on barriers to use of cancer screening among South Asians
    Rebecca Lobb
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St, Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, USA
    Implement Sci 8:37. 2013
    ..Using the knowledge-to-action (KTA) process, this study examined barriers to use of evidence-based interventions to improve early detection of cancer among South Asians from the perspective of multiple stakeholders...
  7. pmc Using geographic methods to inform cancer screening interventions for South Asians in Ontario, Canada
    Aisha K Lofters
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:395. 2013
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The "brain drain" of health care workers: causes, solutions and the example of Jamaica
    Aisha K Lofters
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 103:e376-8. 2012
    ....
  9. pmc Predictors of low cervical cancer screening among immigrant women in Ontario, Canada
    Aisha K Lofters
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Womens Health 11:20. 2011
    ..This study aimed to determine how predictors of low cervical cancer screening, reflective of sociodemographics, the health care system, and migration, varied by region of origin for Ontario's immigrant women...
  10. doi request reprint Sociodemographic data collection in healthcare settings: an examination of public opinions
    Aisha K Lofters
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Med Care 49:193-9. 2011
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Cervical cancer screening among urban immigrants by region of origin: a population-based cohort study
    Aisha K Lofters
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Prev Med 51:509-16. 2010
    ..We compared the prevalence of appropriate cervical cancer screening among screening-eligible immigrant women from major geographic regions of the world and native-born women...
  12. doi request reprint Low rates of cervical cancer screening among urban immigrants: a population-based study in Ontario, Canada
    Aisha K Lofters
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Med Care 48:611-8. 2010
    ....
  13. pmc Primary care physician characteristics associated with cancer screening: a retrospective cohort study in Ontario, Canada
    Aisha K Lofters
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Family and Community Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Centre for Research on Inner City Health, The Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer Med 4:212-23. 2015
    ..We have also highlighted an ethnic community, South Asians, which requires particular attention, both among its patients and its primary care providers. Future research should further explore the reasons for these findings. ..
  14. pmc Using organizational network analysis to plan cancer screening programs for vulnerable populations
    Rebecca Lobb
    Rebecca Lobb is with the Department of Surgery, Division of Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine, and Bobbi J Carothers is with the George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Center for Public Health Systems Science, Washington University, St Louis, MO Rebecca Lobb is also with the Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, and Aisha K Lofters is with the Department of Family and Community Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON
    Am J Public Health 104:358-64. 2014
    ..We examined relationships among organizations in a cancer screening network to inform the development of interventions to improve cancer screening for South Asians living in the Peel region of Ontario...