- Comparing alternative approaches to measuring the geographical accessibility of urban health services: Distance types and aggregation-error issuesPhilippe Apparicio
Spatial Analysis and Regional Economics Laboratory, Universite du Quebec, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Urbanisation, Culture et Société, 385 rue Sherbrooke est, Montreal Quebec, H2X 1E3, Canada
Int J Health Geogr 7:7. 2008..The aim of this paper is to compare discrepancies in results for geographical accessibility of selected health care services for residential areas (i.e. census tracts) computed using different distance types and aggregation methods...
- The case of Montréal's missing food deserts: evaluation of accessibility to food supermarketsPhilippe Apparicio
Spatial Analysis and Regional Economics Laboratory, Institut national de la recherche scientifique Urbanisation, Culture et Société, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Int J Health Geogr 6:4. 2007....
- Classifying neighbourhoods by level of access to stores selling fresh fruit and vegetables and groceries: identifying problematic areas in the city of Gatineau, QuebecAdrian C Gould
centre urbanisation culture société, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Montreal, QC
Can J Public Health 103:e433-7. 2012..This case study examines access to food stores selling fresh FV in Gatineau, Quebec, to identify areas where poor access is coincident with high deprivation...
- Regional variation in the modeling of donation frequency: the case of Héma-Québec, CanadaMarie Soleil Cloutier
centre urbanisation culture société, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Transfusion 52:2329-38. 2012..The objective of this article is to verify to what extent individual and geographic variables influence blood donation in the Province of Québec, Canada...
- Establishing the soundness of administrative spatial units for operationalising the active living potential of residential environments: an exemplar for designing optimal zonesMylene Riva
Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
Int J Health Geogr 7:43. 2008..The objective of this study was to assess the soundness of census tracts as units of analysis for measuring the active living potential of environments, hypothesised to be associated with walking...
- Predictors of parental risk perceptions: the case of child pedestrian injuries in school contextMarie Soleil Cloutier
Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Centre Urbanisation, Culture et Société INRS UCS, Montreal, Canada
Risk Anal 31:312-23. 2011..Our results can help decisionmakers to design traffic injury prevention measures and to promote physical activity through the use of active modes of transport...
- Optimizing the two-step floating catchment area method for measuring spatial accessibility to medical clinics in MontrealAndré Ngamini Ngui
Douglas Mental Health University Institute, 6875 Bld, LaSalle, Verdun, Montreal Quebec, H4H 1R3, Canada
BMC Health Serv Res 11:166. 2011..This study compares an optimised and the conventional version of the two-step floating catchment area (2SFCA) method to assess spatial accessibility to medical clinics in Montreal...