Leslie L Roos

Summary

Affiliation: University of Manitoba
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Adolescent outcomes and opportunities in a Canadian province: looking at siblings and neighbors
    Leslie L Roos
    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 14:506. 2014
  2. pmc Identifying priorities in methodological research using ICD-9-CM and ICD-10 administrative data: report from an international consortium
    Carolyn De Coster
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:77. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Data quality in an information-rich environment: Canada as an example
    Leslie L Roos
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, 4th Floor Brodie Centre, Room 408, 727 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3E 3P5, Canada
    Can J Aging 24:153-70. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic determinants of mortality in two Canadian provinces: multilevel modelling and neighborhood context
    Leslie L Roos
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, University of Manitoba, 408 727 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Man, R3E 3P5, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 59:1435-47. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Policy analysis in an information-rich environment
    Leslie L Roos
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3E 3P5
    Soc Sci Med 58:2231-41. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint From health research to social research: privacy, methods, approaches
    Leslie L Roos
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, 408 727 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3E 3P5
    Soc Sci Med 66:117-29. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Neighbourhood, family and health care
    Leslie L Roos
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Can J Public Health 98:S54-61. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Residential mobility of individuals with diagnosed schizophrenia: a comparison of single and multiple movers
    Lisa M Lix
    Dept of Community Health Sciences, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, University of Manitoba, 408 727 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3E 3P5, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:221-8. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Demographic risk factors for fracture in First Nations people
    William D Leslie
    Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, 409 Tache Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R2H 2A6
    Can J Public Health 96:S45-50. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Mental health and the city: intra-urban mobility among individuals with schizophrenia
    Geoffrey DeVerteuil
    Department of Environment and Geography, University of Manitoba, Isbister 211, Winnipeg, Man, Canada R3T 2N2
    Health Place 13:310-23. 2007

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Adolescent outcomes and opportunities in a Canadian province: looking at siblings and neighbors
    Leslie L Roos
    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 14:506. 2014
    ..With observational research possibly exaggerating the causal effects of risk factors, sibling comparisons involving individuals sharing both many family characteristics and many genes help deal with such criticisms...
  2. pmc Identifying priorities in methodological research using ICD-9-CM and ICD-10 administrative data: report from an international consortium
    Carolyn De Coster
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:77. 2006
    ..This paper presents a list of high-priority methodological areas for researchers using health administrative data...
  3. ncbi request reprint Data quality in an information-rich environment: Canada as an example
    Leslie L Roos
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, 4th Floor Brodie Centre, Room 408, 727 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3E 3P5, Canada
    Can J Aging 24:153-70. 2005
    ..The research potential of the information-rich environments being created highlights the importance of data quality...
  4. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic determinants of mortality in two Canadian provinces: multilevel modelling and neighborhood context
    Leslie L Roos
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, University of Manitoba, 408 727 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Man, R3E 3P5, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 59:1435-47. 2004
    ..The findings are discussed in the context of differences in health and health care among Canada, the United States, and other OECD countries...
  5. ncbi request reprint Policy analysis in an information-rich environment
    Leslie L Roos
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3E 3P5
    Soc Sci Med 58:2231-41. 2004
    ..Planning and managing health care for an entire population has benefited greatly from the development of an information-rich environment...
  6. ncbi request reprint From health research to social research: privacy, methods, approaches
    Leslie L Roos
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, 408 727 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3E 3P5
    Soc Sci Med 66:117-29. 2008
    ..Issues of organization of research, gaps in the data, and productivity are discussed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Neighbourhood, family and health care
    Leslie L Roos
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Can J Public Health 98:S54-61. 2007
    ..A complete history of residential mobility since birth permits an estimate of the effects of exposure to different environments...
  8. ncbi request reprint Residential mobility of individuals with diagnosed schizophrenia: a comparison of single and multiple movers
    Lisa M Lix
    Dept of Community Health Sciences, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, University of Manitoba, 408 727 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3E 3P5, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:221-8. 2007
    ..Little research has been undertaken to describe differences between single (i.e., infrequent) and multiple (i.e., frequent) movers with schizophrenia, and the association between frequency of mobility and health and health service use...
  9. ncbi request reprint Demographic risk factors for fracture in First Nations people
    William D Leslie
    Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, 409 Tache Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R2H 2A6
    Can J Public Health 96:S45-50. 2005
    ..This analysis focusses on geographic area of residence, income level, and diabetes mellitus as possible explanatory variables since they have been implicated in the fracture rates observed in other populations...
  10. ncbi request reprint Mental health and the city: intra-urban mobility among individuals with schizophrenia
    Geoffrey DeVerteuil
    Department of Environment and Geography, University of Manitoba, Isbister 211, Winnipeg, Man, Canada R3T 2N2
    Health Place 13:310-23. 2007
    ..Implications of the findings and directions for future research are discussed, with particular attention paid to the utility of administrative data for further mental health research...
  11. pmc Physician visits, hospitalizations, and socioeconomic status: ambulatory care sensitive conditions in a canadian setting
    Leslie L Roos
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Health Serv Res 40:1167-85. 2005
    ..To determine whether rates of physician visits for ambulatory care sensitive (ACS) conditions are lower for people of low-socioeconomic status than of high-socioeconomic status in an urban population with universal health care coverage...
  12. pmc Enhancing policymakers' understanding of disparities: relevant data from an information-rich environment
    Noralou P Roos
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
    Milbank Q 88:382-403. 2010
    ..This paper describes insights into children's well-being and social equity obtained from data available in Manitoba, Canada, and highlights findings that have engaged policymakers...
  13. ncbi request reprint Physician-diagnosed asthma and allergic rhinitis in Manitoba: 1985-1998
    Natalia Dik
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 96:69-75. 2006
    ..A worldwide increase has been noted in the prevalence of asthma, but the data for other allergic disorders are less consistent...
  14. pmc Working more productively: tools for administrative data
    Leslie L Roos
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Health Serv Res 38:1339-57. 2003
    ..Concepts and associated computer programs are made as "modular" as possible to facilitate easy transfer from one project to another...
  15. pmc Delivering equitable care: comparing preventive services in Manitoba
    Sumit Gupta
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Am J Public Health 93:2086-92. 2003
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  16. ncbi request reprint Parents bereaved by offspring suicide: a population-based longitudinal case-control study
    James M Bolton
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    JAMA Psychiatry 70:158-67. 2013
    ..These consequences appear similar to those associated with MVC bereavement. Parents who lose offspring to suicide appear to be a vulnerable group even prior to their offspring's death...
  17. pmc Fracture risk among First Nations people: a retrospective matched cohort study
    William D Leslie
    Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Man
    CMAJ 171:869-73. 2004
    ..We sought to determine the overall and site-specific fracture rates of First Nations people compared with non-First Nations people...
  18. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing asthma: the fit between survey and administrative database
    Lisa Huzel
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Can Respir J 9:407-12. 2002
    ..These procedures are extremely expensive. It would be helpful if, at least for some purposes, they could be replaced by cheaper techniques with adequate validity...
  19. ncbi request reprint Residential mobility and severe mental illness: a population-based analysis
    Lisa M Lix
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, R3E 3P5
    Adm Policy Ment Health 33:160-71. 2006
    ..Marital status, income quintile, and use of physicians are consistent determinants of mobility. The results are discussed from the perspectives of health services planning and access to housing...
  20. pmc Does it matter what you measure? Neighbourhood effects in a canadian setting
    Leslie L Roos
    Professor, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
    Healthc Policy 6:47-63. 2010
    ..Caution is definitely called for in generalizing from studies based on one or two dependent variables. Weak relationships are likely to lead to contradictory findings with respect to the importance of neighbourhood effects...
  21. pmc Medical Savings Accounts: will they reduce costs?
    Evelyn L Forget
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
    CMAJ 167:143-7. 2002
    ..We wondered whether such a system would actually be effective, given the fact that medical care expenditures (and illness) are unequally distributed across the population...
  22. ncbi request reprint Medical savings accounts in a universal system: wishful thinking meets evidence
    Raisa B Deber
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, 12 Queens Park Crescent West, 2nd Floor, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5S 1A8
    Health Policy 70:49-66. 2004
    ..Because most of the population is relatively healthy and uses few hospital and physician services, inducing the general population to spend less will not yield substantial savings...
  23. ncbi request reprint Trends in utilization of coronary artery bypass surgery and associated outcomes: Alberta, Manitoba, and Nova Scotia
    Padma Kaul
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University, 2400 Pratt Street, Room 0311, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Am J Med Qual 17:103-12. 2002
    ..Whereas ALOS, complications rates, and mortality rates decreased in all provinces over the study period, there was considerable variation in province-specific rates...