Heather M Orpana

Summary

Affiliation: University of Ottawa
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Do stressors explain the association between income and declines in self-rated health? A longitudinal analysis of the National Population Health Survey
    Heather M Orpana
    Statistics Canada and School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Int J Behav Med 14:40-7. 2007
  2. doi request reprint BMI and mortality: results from a national longitudinal study of Canadian adults
    Heather M Orpana
    Health Analysis Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:214-8. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Explaining the social gradient in health in Canada: using the National Population Health Survey to examine the role of stressors
    Heather M Orpana
    Institute of Population Health and School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Canada
    Int J Behav Med 11:143-51. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Income and psychological distress: the role of the social environment
    Heather M Orpana
    Health Information and Research Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
    Health Rep 20:21-8. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Health risk perceptions as mediators of socioeconomic differentials in health behaviour
    Jennifer E C Lee
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Health Psychol 13:1082-91. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint The natural history of health-related quality of life: a 10-year cohort study
    Heather M Orpana
    Health Information and Research Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
    Health Rep 20:29-35. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Long-term association between leisure-time physical activity and changes in happiness: analysis of the Prospective National Population Health Survey
    Feng Wang
    Public Health Agency of Canada, 785 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 0K9
    Am J Epidemiol 176:1095-100. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Trends in weight change among Canadian adults
    Heather M Orpana
    Health Analysis and Measurement Group Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0T6
    Health Rep 18:9-16. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint By your own two feet: factors associated with active transportation in Canada
    Gregory P Butler
    Centre for Health Promotion, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, ON
    Can J Public Health 98:259-64. 2007

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Do stressors explain the association between income and declines in self-rated health? A longitudinal analysis of the National Population Health Survey
    Heather M Orpana
    Statistics Canada and School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Int J Behav Med 14:40-7. 2007
    ..These results suggest that stressors may be 1 mechanism underlying the social gradient in health...
  2. doi request reprint BMI and mortality: results from a national longitudinal study of Canadian adults
    Heather M Orpana
    Health Analysis Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:214-8. 2010
    ..Obesity class I was not associated with an increased risk of mortality...
  3. ncbi request reprint Explaining the social gradient in health in Canada: using the National Population Health Survey to examine the role of stressors
    Heather M Orpana
    Institute of Population Health and School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Canada
    Int J Behav Med 11:143-51. 2004
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Income and psychological distress: the role of the social environment
    Heather M Orpana
    Health Information and Research Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
    Health Rep 20:21-8. 2009
    ..This article examines the relationship between lower income and the risk of experiencing high psychological distress over twelve years...
  5. doi request reprint Health risk perceptions as mediators of socioeconomic differentials in health behaviour
    Jennifer E C Lee
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Health Psychol 13:1082-91. 2008
    ..Findings underscore the importance of improving the social environment to fostering better lifestyle and health among disadvantaged individuals...
  6. ncbi request reprint The natural history of health-related quality of life: a 10-year cohort study
    Heather M Orpana
    Health Information and Research Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
    Health Rep 20:29-35. 2009
    ..Taking account of the impacts of institutionalization and death, this study describes the normative trajectories of health-related quality of life (HRQL) in Canada as individuals age from mid-to late life...
  7. doi request reprint Long-term association between leisure-time physical activity and changes in happiness: analysis of the Prospective National Population Health Survey
    Feng Wang
    Public Health Agency of Canada, 785 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 0K9
    Am J Epidemiol 176:1095-100. 2012
    ..This study suggests that LTPA has a long-term association with happiness. Changes in LTPA are associated with subsequent mood status...
  8. ncbi request reprint Trends in weight change among Canadian adults
    Heather M Orpana
    Health Analysis and Measurement Group Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0T6
    Health Rep 18:9-16. 2007
    ..Associations between weight change and sex, age group and body mass index (BMI) category arealsoexamined...
  9. ncbi request reprint By your own two feet: factors associated with active transportation in Canada
    Gregory P Butler
    Centre for Health Promotion, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, ON
    Can J Public Health 98:259-64. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine socio-demographic, geographic and physical activity correlates of walking and cycling for non-leisure purposes, i.e., to work, school, or errands, in Canada...