P J Martens

Summary

Affiliation: University of Manitoba
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Type 2 diabetes mellitus in children: prenatal and early infancy risk factors among native canadians
    T Kue Young
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, 750 Bannatyne Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3E 0W3
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:651-5. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Bringing safety and responsiveness into the forefront of care for pregnant and parenting aboriginal people
    Dawn Smith
    School of Nursing, University of Ottawa, Canada
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 29:E27-44. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint 'Making a difference': A new care paradigm for pregnant and parenting Aboriginal people
    Dawn A Smith
    School of Nursing, University of Ottawa, Room 3251b 451 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, ON K1H 8M5
    Can J Public Health 98:321-5. 2007
  4. pmc Does access to a colorectal cancer screening website and/or a nurse-managed telephone help line provided to patients by their family physician increase fecal occult blood test uptake?: A pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial study protocol
    Kathleen Clouston
    Department of Family Medicine Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, P228 770, Bannatyne Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3E 0W3, Canada
    BMC Cancer 12:182. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Where and how people with schizophrenia die: a population-based, matched cohort study in Manitoba, Canada
    Patricia J Martens
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 408 727 McDermot Ave, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3E 3P5
    J Clin Psychiatry 74:e551-7. 2013
  6. pmc The right kind of evidence--integrating, measuring, and making it count in health equity research
    Patricia J Martens
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    J Urban Health 89:925-36. 2012
  7. doi request reprint What do Kramer's Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative PROBIT studies tell us? A review of a decade of research
    Patricia J Martens
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    J Hum Lact 28:335-42. 2012
  8. pmc Conservation of resources theory and research use in health systems
    Celeste Alvaro
    Atlantic Health Promotion Research Centre, Faculty of Health Professions, Dalhousie University, Canada
    Implement Sci 5:79. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Mortality comparisons of First Nations to all other Manitobans: a provincial population-based look at health inequalities by region and gender
    Patricia J Martens
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, 4th Floor, Room 408, 727 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3E 3P5
    Can J Public Health 96:S33-8. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Health services use of Manitoba First Nations people: is it related to underlying need?
    Patricia J Martens
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, 4th Floor, Room 408, 727 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3E 3P5
    Can J Public Health 96:S39-44. 2005

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Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Type 2 diabetes mellitus in children: prenatal and early infancy risk factors among native canadians
    T Kue Young
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, 750 Bannatyne Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3E 0W3
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:651-5. 2002
    ..Type 2 diabetes mellitus is increasingly being observed among children and youth, including the Native population of Canada. Only one study has investigated prenatal and early infancy risk factors for the disease...
  2. ncbi request reprint Bringing safety and responsiveness into the forefront of care for pregnant and parenting aboriginal people
    Dawn Smith
    School of Nursing, University of Ottawa, Canada
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 29:E27-44. 2006
    ..Results suggest that the intention of care must be situated within a broader view of colonizing relations to improve early access to, and relevance of, care during pregnancy and parenting for Aboriginal people...
  3. ncbi request reprint 'Making a difference': A new care paradigm for pregnant and parenting Aboriginal people
    Dawn A Smith
    School of Nursing, University of Ottawa, Room 3251b 451 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, ON K1H 8M5
    Can J Public Health 98:321-5. 2007
    ..Community-based stakeholders included community members, providers of health and social care, and health care and community leaders...
  4. pmc Does access to a colorectal cancer screening website and/or a nurse-managed telephone help line provided to patients by their family physician increase fecal occult blood test uptake?: A pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial study protocol
    Kathleen Clouston
    Department of Family Medicine Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, P228 770, Bannatyne Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3E 0W3, Canada
    BMC Cancer 12:182. 2012
    ..Challenges faced by family physicians in engaging in collaborative partnerships with primary healthcare researchers will be documented...
  5. doi request reprint Where and how people with schizophrenia die: a population-based, matched cohort study in Manitoba, Canada
    Patricia J Martens
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 408 727 McDermot Ave, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3E 3P5
    J Clin Psychiatry 74:e551-7. 2013
    ..To compare place and cause of death for people with and without schizophrenia in Manitoba, Canada...
  6. pmc The right kind of evidence--integrating, measuring, and making it count in health equity research
    Patricia J Martens
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    J Urban Health 89:925-36. 2012
    ..We need to ensure that our messages are based on strong evidence, presented in ways that do not undermine the message itself, and incorporating integrated KT models to ensure rapid uptake and application in the real world...
  7. doi request reprint What do Kramer's Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative PROBIT studies tell us? A review of a decade of research
    Patricia J Martens
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    J Hum Lact 28:335-42. 2012
    ..Kramer et al's PROBIT (Promotion of Breastfeeding Intervention Trial) research in Belarus studied effects of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) training on breastfeeding duration, exclusivity, and health outcomes...
  8. pmc Conservation of resources theory and research use in health systems
    Celeste Alvaro
    Atlantic Health Promotion Research Centre, Faculty of Health Professions, Dalhousie University, Canada
    Implement Sci 5:79. 2010
    ..First, resources are required for research uptake. Second, threat of resource loss fosters resistance to research use. Third, resources can be optimized, even in resource-challenged environments, to build capacity for KT...
  9. ncbi request reprint Mortality comparisons of First Nations to all other Manitobans: a provincial population-based look at health inequalities by region and gender
    Patricia J Martens
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, 4th Floor, Room 408, 727 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3E 3P5
    Can J Public Health 96:S33-8. 2005
    ..To examine inequalities in health status of Registered First Nations Manitobans compared to all other Manitobans...
  10. ncbi request reprint Health services use of Manitoba First Nations people: is it related to underlying need?
    Patricia J Martens
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, 4th Floor, Room 408, 727 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3E 3P5
    Can J Public Health 96:S39-44. 2005
    ..If the Canadian health care system is meeting underlying need, those experiencing the greatest burden of morbidity and mortality should show the highest rates of health service use...
  11. ncbi request reprint How Baby-Friendly are Manitoba hospitals? The Provincial Infant Feeding Study. Breastfeeding Promotion Steering Committee of Manitoba
    P J Martens
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
    Can J Public Health 91:51-7. 2000
    ..04); temporarily interrupting breastfeeding while in hospital (adjusted RR = 4.9, 95% CI 2.7-8.9, p = 0.0001); no previous breastfeeding experience (adjusted RR = 2.5, 95% CI 1.4-4.4, p = 0.002); and Grade 12 or less maternal education...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of mental illness and its impact on the use of home care and nursing homes: a population-based study of older adults in Manitoba
    Patricia J Martens
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
    Can J Psychiatry 52:581-90. 2007
    ..To determine the prevalence of mental illness in older adults and its effect on home care and personal care home (PCH) use...
  13. doi request reprint Are cervical cancer screening rates different for women with schizophrenia? A Manitoba population-based study
    Patricia J Martens
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 408 727 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Schizophr Res 113:101-6. 2009
    ..Barriers to cervical cancer screening (Pap tests) may exist for women experiencing schizophrenia...
  14. pmc What is the comparative health status and associated risk factors for the Métis? A population-based study in Manitoba, Canada
    Patricia J Martens
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, 408 727 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3E 3P5, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:814. 2011
    ..This study's objectives were: (1) to compare the health status of the Métis people to all other residents of Manitoba, Canada; and (2) to analyze factors in predicting the likelihood of diabetes and related lower limb amputation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Predictors of hospital readmission of Manitoba newborns within six weeks postbirth discharge: a population-based study
    Patricia J Martens
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Pediatrics 114:708-13. 2004
    ..To examine the proportion, geographic variation, and predictors of infant hospital readmission within 6 weeks of the postbirth discharge...
  16. ncbi request reprint The virtual classroom: a summary of child health indicators
    Patricia J Martens
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
    Can J Public Health 93:S77-80. 2002
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  17. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting adolescent reproductive health in Manitoba
    Patricia J Martens
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
    Can J Public Health 93:S39-43. 2002
    ..To report teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STI) rates among Manitoba adolescents, and associated factors including rates of sexual intercourse and contraceptive use...
  18. ncbi request reprint Being born in Manitoba: a look at perinatal health issues
    Patricia J Martens
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
    Can J Public Health 93:S33-8. 2002
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  19. ncbi request reprint A matter of life and death for Manitoba's children: an overview of birth rates and mortality rates
    Patricia J Martens
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
    Can J Public Health 93:S21-6. 2002
    ..To determine the fertility and child mortality rates for Manitoba...
  20. ncbi request reprint Embedding child health within a framework of regional health: population health status and sociodemographic indicators
    Patricia J Martens
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
    Can J Public Health 93:S15-20. 2002
    ..The description of regional variation in children's health requires regional population-based context. But what is the best way to measure the health of a region's population?..
  21. ncbi request reprint Investigating health correlates of adolescent depression in Canada
    Tracie O Afifi
    University of Manitoba, Department of Community Health Sciences
    Can J Public Health 96:427-31. 2005
    ..Therefore, the aim of the present investigation was to understand which health determinants would be significantly associated with adolescent depression...
  22. ncbi request reprint How health status affects progress and performance in school: a population-based study
    Randall R Fransoo
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
    Can J Public Health 99:344-9. 2008
    ..To assess the effects of health status at birth and health status in the preschool years on educational outcomes to age 9 in a population-based birth cohort...
  23. ncbi request reprint Using a population-based health information system to study child health
    Marni Brownell
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
    Can J Public Health 93:S9-14. 2002
    ..This paper describes the population-based analyses of measures of child health status used throughout this supplement...
  24. doi request reprint Pediatric appendicitis rupture rate: disparities despite universal health care
    Ioana Bratu
    Department of Pediatric General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Alberta, Stollery Children s Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 43:1964-9. 2008
    ..We seek to explore if, in the Canadian system of public, universal health care access, pediatric appendicitis rupture rates are an indicator of health disparities...
  25. ncbi request reprint Increasing breastfeeding initiation and duration at a community level: an evaluation of Sagkeeng First Nation's community health nurse and peer counselor programs
    Patricia J Martens
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, 4th Floor Brodie Centre, Room 408 727, McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 3P5, Canada
    J Hum Lact 18:236-46. 2002
    ..044) and greater satisfaction with breastfeeding (median 5 vs 4, P = .07). Qualitative interviews (n = 22) confirmed PC clients as more satisfied and more confident about breastfeeding, with fewer problems and more information...
  26. ncbi request reprint The effect of breastfeeding education on adolescent beliefs and attitudes: a randomized school intervention in the Canadian Ojibwa community of Sagkeeng
    P J Martens
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, , Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R2H 2A6
    J Hum Lact 17:245-55. 2001
    ..77 SDU, P = .04), and a trend to increased breastfeeding attitudes (TTE = .41 SDU, NS). Males showed small, inconsistent learning effects. Learning occurred in the areas of health, convenience, cost, and decreased embarrassment...
  27. doi request reprint Demographic and social variables associated with problem gambling among men and women in Canada
    Tracie O Afifi
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Psychiatry Res 178:395-400. 2010
    ..These findings have important public health implications for identifying men and women who may be more likely to become problem gamblers in the general population...
  28. ncbi request reprint Using data linkage to identify First Nations Manitobans: technical, ethical, and political issues
    Laurel S Jebamani
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba
    Can J Public Health 96:S28-32. 2005
    ..This paper describes the processes in producing a valid database for use in a population-based report by the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP)...
  29. ncbi request reprint The relation between types and frequency of gambling activities and problem gambling among women in Canada
    Tracie O Afifi
    Research Associate, Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba
    Can J Psychiatry 55:21-8. 2010
    ..A population health model was used to understand the relation between types and frequency of gambling activities and problem gambling among women in Canada...
  30. ncbi request reprint Will your breastfeeding intervention make a difference? What the lactation consultant needs to know about program evaluation
    Patricia J Martens
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, 4th Floor Brodie Centre, Room 408, 727 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 3P5, Canada
    J Hum Lact 18:379; discussion 379-81. 2002
  31. ncbi request reprint The relationship between problem gambling and mental and physical health correlates among a nationally representative sample of Canadian women
    Tracie O Afifi
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
    Can J Public Health 101:171-5. 2010
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Transitions in breastfeeding: daily parent diaries provide evidence of behavior over time
    Jennifer L Bodnarchuk
    University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    J Hum Lact 22:166-74. 2006
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  33. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with newborn in-hospital weight loss: comparisons by feeding method, demographics, and birthing procedures
    Patricia J Martens
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Hum Lact 23:233-41, quiz 242-5. 2007
    ..Parity and type of delivery were not significant. Controlling for demographic and delivery-related variables, exclusive formula feeding had the largest impact, with 3.1% less weight loss than exclusive breastfeeding...
  34. pmc A model for collaborative evaluation of university-community partnerships
    Sarah Bowen
    Department of Community Health Sceince, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Division of Research and Applied Learning, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, 1800 155 Carleton Street, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, R3C 4Y1
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:902-7. 2006
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint A call for evidence in alternative feeding methods
    Patricia J Martens
    J Hum Lact 18:333; author reply 333-4. 2002
  36. ncbi request reprint Assessing the performance of rural hospitals
    Patricia J Martens
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy
    Healthc Manage Forum . 2002
    ..Hospital type was also an important factor for performance. The rural hospital indicators would be useful to hospital planners and regional policy makers for comparison purposes and for highlighting issues that need to be addressed...