+ Site Statistics
+ Search Articles
+ PDF Full Text Service
How our service works
Request PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on Facebook
Follow on Twitter
Follow on LinkedIn
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
Most Shared
PDF Full Text
+ Translate
+ Recently Requested

Community-based surveys: a component of the measurement of health in Edmonton



Community-based surveys: a component of the measurement of health in Edmonton



Canadian Journal of Public Health 79(Suppl. 1): 21-24



Data from community-based surveys from one component of an assessment of a community's health. Five approaches used by the Edmonton Board of Health (EBH) to access community-based survey data are briefly reviewed. The involvement of the EBH in the 1985 Health Promotion Survey conducted by Statistics Canada on behalf of the Health Promotion Directorate is summarized. The results from the data collected in Edmonton, their use, and the experience gained during the process are highlighted.

Please choose payment method:






(PDF emailed within 1 workday: $29.90)

Accession: 039614043

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

PMID: 3383071


Related references

Improving the quality of community health surveys and community health promotion campaigns by feedback from the community: experience from the Wallsend community and health project. Community Health Studies 14(1): 27-34, 1990

Estimating health needs: the impact of a checklist of conditions and quality of life measurement on health information derived from community surveys. Journal of Public Health Medicine 23(3): 179-186, 2001

The effect of community-level smoke-free ordinances on smoking rates in men based on Community Health Surveys. Epidemiology and Health 36: E2014037, 2014

Methodological problems of blood pressure measurement in community health surveys. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 57(2): 216-217, 1982

Trends in health-related behaviors of Korean adults: study based on data from the 2008-2014 Community Health Surveys. Epidemiology and Health 37: E2015042, 2015

Community-based health promotion surveys. Papers presented at the 78th annual conference of the Canadian Public Health Association. June 1987. Canadian Journal of Public Health 79(Suppl. 1): 1-31, 1988

Mental health and firearms in community-based surveys: implications for suicide prevention. Evaluation Review 32(3): 239-256, 2008

Random sample community-based health surveys: does the effort to reach participants matter?. Bmj Open 4(12): E005791, 2014

Evaluation of Diverse Community Asthma Interventions: Balancing Health Outcomes with Developing Community Capacity for Evidence-Based Program Measurement. Population Health Management 18(5): 342-350, 2015

What did the public think of health services reform in Bangladesh? Three national community-based surveys 1999-2003. Health Research Policy and Systems 5: 1-1, 2007

Linking community-based blood pressure measurement to clinical care: a randomized controlled trial of outreach and tracking by community health workers. American Journal of Public Health 89(6): 856-861, 1999

Silent dropouts in health surveys: are nonrespondent absent teenagers different from those who participate in school-based health surveys?. Journal of Adolescent Health 22(4): 326-333, 1998

An evaluation of three democratic, community-based approaches to citizen participation: surveys, conversations with community groups, and community dinners. Society and Natural Resources 14(2): 107-126, 2001