Flora I Matheson

Summary

Affiliation: St. Michael's Hospital
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessment of police calls for suicidal behavior in a concentrated urban setting
    Flora I Matheson
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, and Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 56:1606-9. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Influence of neighborhood deprivation, gender and ethno-racial origin on smoking behavior of Canadian youth
    Flora I Matheson
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Prev Med 52:376-80. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint The weight of place: a multilevel analysis of gender, neighborhood material deprivation, and body mass index among Canadian adults
    Flora I Matheson
    Center for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 66:675-90. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Urban neighborhoods, chronic stress, gender and depression
    Flora I Matheson
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 63:2604-16. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Neighbourhood deprivation and regional inequalities in self-reported health among Canadians: are we equally at risk?
    Heather L White
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, The Keenan Research Centre in Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    Health Place 17:361-9. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Neighbourhood chronic stress and gender inequalities in hypertension among Canadian adults: a multilevel analysis
    Flora I Matheson
    Department of Health Policy, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5R 2M4, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:705-13. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Gender, income and immigration differences in depression in Canadian urban centres
    Katherine L W Smith
    Department of Public Health Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 98:149-53. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Development of the Canadian Marginalization Index: a new tool for the study of inequality
    Flora I Matheson
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Can J Public Health 103:S12-6. 2012
  9. pmc Modeling the cumulative effects of social exposures on health: moving beyond disease-specific models
    Heather L White
    Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5T 3M6, Canada
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:1186-201. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Association of Neighborhood Walkability With Change in Overweight, Obesity, and Diabetes
    Maria I Creatore
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada2The Institute of Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada3Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 315:2211-20. 2016

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Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessment of police calls for suicidal behavior in a concentrated urban setting
    Flora I Matheson
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, and Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 56:1606-9. 2005
    ..The study results highlight the importance of understanding changes in patterns and types of suicidal behavior to police training and preparedness...
  2. doi request reprint Influence of neighborhood deprivation, gender and ethno-racial origin on smoking behavior of Canadian youth
    Flora I Matheson
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Prev Med 52:376-80. 2011
    ..This study explored the relationship between deprivation and youth smoking to examine whether this association differs by gender and ethno-racial origin...
  3. ncbi request reprint The weight of place: a multilevel analysis of gender, neighborhood material deprivation, and body mass index among Canadian adults
    Flora I Matheson
    Center for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 66:675-90. 2008
    ..Education and intervention within a public health framework remain important targets for producing healthy weight...
  4. ncbi request reprint Urban neighborhoods, chronic stress, gender and depression
    Flora I Matheson
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 63:2604-16. 2006
    ..However, we did not find random variation in depression by gender across neighborhoods...
  5. doi request reprint Neighbourhood deprivation and regional inequalities in self-reported health among Canadians: are we equally at risk?
    Heather L White
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, The Keenan Research Centre in Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    Health Place 17:361-9. 2011
    ..21; 1.28). By failing to explore regional variations in risk, we could fail to identify areas where provincial policies may interact with neighbourhood factors to reinforce health inequalities amongst deprived communities...
  6. doi request reprint Neighbourhood chronic stress and gender inequalities in hypertension among Canadian adults: a multilevel analysis
    Flora I Matheson
    Department of Health Policy, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5R 2M4, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:705-13. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore gender differences in the association between neighbourhood deprivation and the prevalence of hypertension among non-institutionalised Canadian adults...
  7. ncbi request reprint Gender, income and immigration differences in depression in Canadian urban centres
    Katherine L W Smith
    Department of Public Health Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 98:149-53. 2007
    ..Given that recent immigration is a protective factor and female gender and low income are risk factors, the aim of this study was to explore a recent immigration-low income interaction by gender...
  8. ncbi request reprint Development of the Canadian Marginalization Index: a new tool for the study of inequality
    Flora I Matheson
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Can J Public Health 103:S12-6. 2012
    ..The objective of this paper was threefold: to describe CAN-Marg; to illustrate its stability across geographic area and time; and to describe its association with health and behavioural problems...
  9. pmc Modeling the cumulative effects of social exposures on health: moving beyond disease-specific models
    Heather L White
    Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5T 3M6, Canada
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:1186-201. 2013
    ..To more accurately estimate social exposures' impacts on population health, researchers should consider a GHI framework...
  10. doi request reprint Association of Neighborhood Walkability With Change in Overweight, Obesity, and Diabetes
    Maria I Creatore
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada2The Institute of Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada3Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 315:2211-20. 2016
    ..Rates of obesity and diabetes have increased substantially in recent decades; however, the potential role of the built environment in mitigating these trends is unclear...
  11. doi request reprint Drinking in context: the influence of gender and neighbourhood deprivation on alcohol consumption
    Flora I Matheson
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:e4. 2012
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  12. pmc Density, destinations or both? A comparison of measures of walkability in relation to transportation behaviors, obesity and diabetes in Toronto, Canada
    Richard H Glazier
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Family and Community Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 9:e85295. 2014
    ..In our setting, the combination of both factors provided additional explanatory power. ..
  13. pmc "Talk with me": perspectives on services for men with problem gambling and housing instability
    Sara J T Guilcher
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, 144 College Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 3M2, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 16:340. 2016
    ..We aimed to explore the experiences with health and social services of men who had histories of problem gambling and housing instability in Toronto, Ontario...
  14. doi request reprint Where Did She Go? The Transformation of Self-Esteem, Self-Identity, and Mental Well-Being among Women Who Have Experienced Intimate Partner Violence
    Flora I Matheson
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Womens Health Issues 25:561-9. 2015
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  15. doi request reprint Pathways and trajectories linking housing instability and poor health among low-income women experiencing intimate partner violence (IPV): Toward a conceptual framework
    Nihaya Daoud
    a Centre for Research on Inner City Health, The Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Women Health 56:208-25. 2016
    ..Finally, we found that for these women, achieving stable housing was crucial for stabilizing their health...
  16. pmc Neighborhood context and infant birthweight among recent immigrant mothers: a multilevel analysis
    Marcelo L Urquia
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Public Health 99:285-93. 2009
    ..We compared the influence of the residential environment and maternal country of origin on birthweight and low birthweight of infants born to recent immigrants to urban Ontario...
  17. pmc Gamblers Anonymous as a Recovery Pathway: A Scoping Review
    Andrée Schuler
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Gambl Stud 32:1261-1278. 2016
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  18. pmc Identifying mechanisms for facilitating knowledge to action strategies targeting the built environment
    Ghazal S Fazli
    Centre for Urban Health Solutions, The Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, 209 Victoria Street, M5B 1T8, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMC Public Health 17:1. 2017
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  19. pmc Gambling in the Landscape of Adversity in Youth: Reflections from Men Who Live with Poverty and Homelessness
    Sarah Hamilton-Wright
    Centre for Urban Health Solutions, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond St, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 13:. 2016
    ..Gambling provided a way to gain acceptance, escape from emotional pain, and/or earn money. For these men problematic gambling behaviour that began in youth, continued into adulthood. ..
  20. pmc Physical health and gender as risk factors for usage of services for mental illness
    Flora I Matheson
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health at The Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 68:971-8. 2014
    ..This study examined gender differences in onset of mental health service usage among people with physical illness (COPD, asthma, hypertension and type II diabetes) compared with a control cohort...
  21. pmc Mental health status and gender as risk factors for onset of physical illness over 10 years
    Flora I Matheson
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health at The Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 68:64-70. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to examine gender differences in the onset of physical illness in a cohort of respondents who met criteria for MI compared with a control cohort without mental health problems...
  22. pmc Unwalkable neighborhoods, poverty, and the risk of diabetes among recent immigrants to Canada compared with long-term residents
    Gillian L Booth
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, The Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetes Care 36:302-8. 2013
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  23. pmc Geographic methods for understanding and responding to disparities in mammography use in Toronto, Canada
    Richard Henry Glazier
    Inner City Health Research Unit, Department of Family and Community Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 1W8
    J Gen Intern Med 19:952-61. 2004
    ..To use spatial and epidemiologic analyses to understand disparities in mammography use and to formulate interventions to increase its uptake in low-income, high-recent immigration areas in Toronto, Canada...
  24. pmc On-Premise Alcohol Establishments and Ambulance Calls for Trauma, Assault, and Intoxication
    Joel G Ray
    From the Department of Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto JGR Sunnybrook Centre for Prehospital Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Science Centre LT, BR Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital PG, FIM, ALP and University of Toronto EB, Toronto, Ontario
    Medicine (Baltimore) 95:e3669. 2016
    ..On-premise LAEs contribute to EMS calls for trauma and assault, especially among young males, around last call, and when monthly pay cheques are cashed. ..
  25. pmc A simulation study of sample size for multilevel logistic regression models
    Rahim Moineddin
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:34. 2007
    ..In the framework of multilevel studies an important problem is calculating an adequate sample size that generates unbiased and accurate estimates...
  26. pmc Creating a Powerful Platform to Explore Health in a Correctional Population: A Record Linkage Study
    Kathryn E McIsaac
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 11:e0161173. 2016
    ..In conclusion, record linkage enabled the creation of a valuable data repository: there are no electronic medical records for correctional populations in Canada, making it more difficult to profile their health. ..
  27. pmc A population-based study of premature mortality in relation to neighbourhood density of alcohol sales and cheque cashing outlets in Toronto, Canada
    Flora I Matheson
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMJ Open 4:e006032. 2014
    ..We explored whether neighbourhood density of CCPs and alcohol outlets are each related to premature mortality among adults...
  28. doi request reprint Prevalence of gambling problems among the clients of a toronto homeless shelter
    Flora I Matheson
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, 209 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON, M5C 1N8, Canada
    J Gambl Stud 30:537-46. 2014
    ..Better insight into interventions for gambling that might reduce risk of homelessness will help service agencies gauge the needs of their clients and to implement change to service delivery and screening practices...
  29. doi request reprint Breastfeeding as a means to prevent infant morbidity and mortality in Aboriginal Canadians: A population prevented fraction analysis
    Kathryn E McIsaac
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto 155 College Street, 6th Floor Toronto Ontario, Canada, M5T3M7 Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, 209 Victoria Street, 3rd Floor, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4C2T7
    Can J Public Health 106:e217-22. 2015
    ..The objective of our research was to estimate the proportion of select infant infection and mortality outcomes that could be prevented if all Canadian Aboriginal infants were breastfed...
  30. pmc Using a Delphi process to define priorities for prison health research in Canada
    Fiona G Kouyoumdjian
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMJ Open 6:e010125. 2016
    ..We aimed to conduct a Delphi process with key stakeholders to define priorities for research in prison health in Canada for the next 10 years...
  31. pmc Linking childhood and adult criminality: using a life course framework to examine childhood abuse and neglect, substance use and adult partner violence
    Anita Minh
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, The Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:5470-89. 2013
    ..Rather we generated qualitative and quantitative hypotheses to guide future research in the field. Implications for research and interventions are discussed. ..