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2010 Community Health Status Report: Elgin St. Thomas Public Health

Sarah Maaten and Laura Zettler
Literature Type:
Grey Literature
Elgin St. Thomas Public Health
Source of Grey Literature:
  • Government (federal/provincial/municipal)
Type of Grey Literature:
  • Other(reports/working papers/e-bulletins)
Funding Source:
Not available
  • Ontario Urban/Other(Specify)
Which other/Specify other:
City of St.Thomas and Elgin County
First Author Affiliation: University:
  • Affiliation other than University(Specify)
Which other/Specify other:
Elgin St Thomas Purblic Health
Type of Research:
  • Policy Research
Quantitative - Analysing Existing Data:
  • Canadian Community Health Survey (CCSH)
  • Cancer Registry
  • Census Data
  • Hospital Administrative Data (charts/admissions)
  • OHIP Administrative Data
  • Other
Provincial Health Planning Database (PHPDB) , Integrated Public Health Information System (iPHIS), Immunization Records Information System (IRIS), Integrated Services for Children information System (ISCIS)
Sub-pop Experiencing Inequities:
  • Infants/Children/Youth
  • Low SES
  • Mental Illness/Depression
Keywords for Health Issue:
community health status
Health Outcomes:
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular disease/MI
  • Diabetes
  • Injury
  • Maternal/reproductive/sexual health
  • Mental health
  • Respiratory diseases/asthma
  • Substance abuse
  • Stress
Health Equity/Inequity?:
  • Age
  • Income
  • SES
DOH Individual lifestyle, behaviour:
  • Healthy eating
  • Physical activity
Policy Implications:
This public health report can help to assess population health status to facilitate efficient and effective decision making regarding program planning and policy development.
Recommendations and/or Key Finding:
More work is necessary to fill the existing data gaps in order to get a better grasp on issues such as parenting and healthy family dynamics, child oral health, drinking water quality, mental health, child healthy weights, child eating and physical activity, exposure to ultraviolet radiation and emergency preparedness.
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