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Gender Gap or Gender Differences? Gender and Political Participation in Canada

Nicole Houle
2022 Canadian journal of family and youth  
Studies find that men and women tend to do a similar amount of political participation, with women engaging in more private and flexible forms, and men participating in more direct and collective forms  ...  In this study, I conduct statistical analysis of secondary data from a February 2021 Canadian survey (n=1,568) designed by Dr. Shelley Boulianne.  ...  And finally, Model 3, which is used as the primary model of analysis, controls for gender, demographics, and views about the civility of politics, having female political leaders present while growing  ... 
doi:10.29173/cjfy29849 fatcat:k6hz5cwhg5gmdb63wj5ozpcsru

Healthy Canada by Design

Manuel Arango
2015 Canadian journal of public health  
Acknowledgements This supplement, and the articles contained in it, would not have been possible without the funding provided to the Healthy Canada by Design  ...  and travel behaviour. 9, 18 Notably, a lower incidence of being overweight or obese was found in the most walkable areas of Metro Vancouver after adjustment for socio-demographics factors and neighbourhood  ...  Multivariate regression models were used to predict the value of each health outcome/behaviour based on each participant's built environment and demographic/socioeconomic characteristics.  ... 
doi:10.17269/cjph.106.5009 fatcat:pltfwwzlqzfibo6xtiqah7m3aq

An analysis of the relationship between information and communication technology (ICT) and scientific literacy in Canada and Australia

King Luu, John G. Freeman
2011 Computers & Education  
Despite the lack of substantial evidence for improvement in the quality of teaching and learning with information and communication technology (ICT), governmental organizations, including those of Canada  ...  This investment has been largely predicated on the hypothesized relationship between ICT and science achievement, and the need for ICT as a means of providing broad-scale training to meet the demand for  ...  The results are presented in Table 3 . Δ Table 2 . Factor loadings for maximum likelihood factor analysis of student ICT software use in Canada and Australia Canada Australia Note.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compedu.2010.11.008 fatcat:g5akj5c7qjhvvoj2ukz2nrjipa

Obesity and its Impact on a Provincial Health System in Canada

L. Twells, J. Knight, R. Alaghebandan, D. MacDonald, T. Bridger, Y. Chen
2007 Annals of Epidemiology  
on direct co ts to the health system, in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.  ...  Purpose: The main focus of this study is to explore the relationship between body mass index (BMI) as a reflection of obesity its association with chronic disease, health services utilization and its impact  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 1 would like to express my genuine appreciation and thanks to everybody who  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.annepidem.2007.07.050 fatcat:onwpayktqvhajpps37qntn7xl4

"Hot-headed" students? Scientific literacy, perceptions and awareness of climate change in 15-year olds across 54 countries

Mary C. Oliver, Michael J. Adkins
2020 Energy Research & Social Science  
Keywords: PISA 2015 Comparative analysis of science education Students' awareness of environmental issues Multilevel Modelling A B S T R A C T The growth in global climate protests by students challenge  ...  These events suggest that young people are increasingly well-informed and aware of environmental issues and the impact of increases in greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.  ...  Acknowledgements The project has been funded by the Nuffield Foundation (EDO/ 43181), but the views expressed are those of the authors and not necessarily the Foundation.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.erss.2020.101641 fatcat:bhqln632frfq7oxhcljnyz4dr4

Drivers of farmers' up-take of ecological approaches – a conceptual framework with a behavioural focus

Helena Hansson, Bethan Thompson, Gordana Manevska-Tasevska, Luiza Toma, Gaelle Leduc, Liesbet Vranken
2021 Zenodo  
The purpose of D2.1 is to guide data collection through the LIFT survey to farmers and interview studies in WP (workpackage) 2 of LIFT.  ...  These dimensions are important since the factors that affect the decision to adopt have been found to differ across them.  ...  that operate vertically in the supply chain are of particular interest; we could also consider local, national, and international scales.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5075666 fatcat:p3p35byrung3ngoxtyjfsrxd6a

Section I: Oral Sessions

2009 Journal of urban health  
Covariates: demographic variables, parental mental health and family socioeconomic status. Statistics: logistic regression analysis.  ...  Results: Factor analysis using principal component analysis was conducted, resulting in a four-factor model of social capital, including political asset, organizational asset, informal social tie, and  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11524-009-9360-9 fatcat:kyduqwxvgfhstml324w6tolgjq

Are Theories About Social Capital Empirically Supported? Evidence from the Farming Sector

Esperanza Vera-Toscano, Fernando E. Garrido-Fernández, José A. Gómez-Limón, José L. Cañadas-Reche
2012 Social Indicators Research  
first-order factor analysis measures a a The Cronbach's alpha appears in bold on the main diagonal for each scale and should be higher than the correlation between that scale and the remaining scales.  ...  second-order factor analysis measures a,b a The Cronbach's alpha appears in bold on the main diagonal for each scale and should be higher than the correlation between that scale and the remaining scales  ...  1 to 5 where 5 is the lowest level of differences Community cohesiveness Cohesive2 Are there significant differences in your village regarding 'political party disputes'?  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11205-012-0205-7 fatcat:ymk5bs7kx5hovboecmuoqo7vjq

A Framework for the Study of Personality and Political Behaviour

2008 British Journal of Political Science  
Secondly, using three datasets, we explore the link between the Big Five personality factors and a wide array of political attitudes and behaviours.  ...  This thesis is advanced in a two-part analysis. First, we outline how and why our understanding of citizen politics may be improved through application of five-factor models of personality.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank Robert Huckfeldt, Brian Sala, Liz Zechmeister, and members of the Micro Politics Group in the Department of Political Science at the University of California, Davis  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0007123408000173 fatcat:dzobhy2mfbglld2xlw3nrh2ffm

ICEM 2006 Scientific Abstracts, June 3–7, 2006, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

2006 CJEM: Canadian Journal of Emergency Medical Care  
The adoptions of a national standard still needs more professional and political lobbying. We suggest that a similar concept should be a part of ATLS and ACLS care.  ...  The objective of this study was to determine if a familial tendency to fracture exists and to assess the relative role of environmental factors in determination of fracture risk.  ...  The secondary analysis of factors associated with DRH was performed by fitting a multivariate logistic regression model.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1481803500015645 fatcat:olnbs3obzfhmdhstb6pzbtubsm

Abstracts Presented at the Thirtieth Annual International Neuropsychological Society Conference, February 13???16, 2002 Toronto, Canada

2002 Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society  
Older adults demonstrate increased odor thresholds compared to younger cohorts; thus, if age-related changes in odor memory are found, it is unclear to what degree the differences are due to primary olfactory  ...  Results indicated that these variables are important in predicting happiness independent of demographic variables.  ...  The present study carried out a factor analysis of the FLOPS to determine if the scale does contain the 3 proposed factors.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1355617702822019 fatcat:3oxum6t47jhxdkyttu2aqc2mwi

Analysis of taste heterogeneity in commuters travel decisions using joint parking and mode choice model: A case from urban India [article]

Janak Parmar, Gulnazbanu Saiyed, Sanjaykumar Dave
2021 arXiv   pre-print
The results reveal significant influence of mode/parking specific attitudes on commuters choice behaviour in addition to the built-environment factors and mode/parking related attributes.  ...  This study integrates attitudinal factors and built-environment variables in addition to parking and travel attributes for developing comprehensive estimation results.  ...  In particular, this study develops a joint-model of travel-mode and parking-choice (on-street & off-street) behaviour for commuters with origin and destination within the boundary of Delhi-National Capital  ... 
arXiv:2109.01045v2 fatcat:i4kw5w2kbne35adyphxapmjlxm

Smoking behaviours among pregnant women in the Baffin Region of Nunavut

Chantal R. M. Nelson
2013 International Journal of Circumpolar Health  
What are the socio-demographic and clinical factors associated with stages of change processes and for smoking cessation among pregnant women in Nunavut? 2.  ...  Social ecology theory emphasizes the interdependence of environmental conditions, personal attributes (genetics, psychological situations), situational and behavioural factors, and political situations  ...  If no: thank the health care provider for their time. 2-Recruitment If yes: Great, we are currently doing a project entitled "smoking and cessation among pregnant women in the Baffin region of Nunavut  ... 
doi:10.3402/ijch.v72i0.21894 pmid:23908973 pmcid:PMC3730111 fatcat:ck26goj5fzhzrjzjynbmxjrnya

Citizens at the forefront of the constitutional debate: Voluntary citizen participation determinants and emergent content in Chile

María Paz Raveau, Juan Pablo Couyoumdjian, Claudio Fuentes-Bravo, Carlos Rodriguez-Sickert, Cristian Candia, Alessandro Pluchino
2022 PLoS ONE  
A total of 106, 412 citizens in 8, 113 different local encounters voluntarily congregated in groups of ten or more to collectively determine what social rights should be considered for inclusion in the  ...  in politics, support for the government, and Internet access.  ...  Here, we use three different determinants as covariates: Presidential Votes, Socioeconomic Development, and Primary Economic Activity.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0267443 pmid:35666745 pmcid:PMC9170096 fatcat:5icxjb5wtbc6jd2fkbewejxwca

Racism and Oral Health Outcomes among Pregnant Canadian Aboriginal Women

Herenia P Lawrence, Jaime Cidro, Sonia Isaac-Mann, Sabrina Peressini, Marion Maar, Robert J Schroth, Janet N Gordon, Laurie Hoffman-Goetz, John R Broughton, Lisa Jamieson
2016 Journal of health care for the poor and underserved  
One-third of participants experienced racism in the past year determined by the Measure of Indigenous Racism Experience.  ...  Baseline data were analyzed for 541 First Nations (94.6%) and Métis (5.4%) women in an early childhood caries preventive trial conducted in urban and on-reserve communities in Ontario and Manitoba.  ...  Afshan Noor (DDS), First Nations and Inuit Health of Health Canada, Jeremiah McKay Kabayshewekamik Hostel, the First Nations of Bearskin Lake, Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (Big Trout Lake), Cat Lake, Deer  ... 
doi:10.1353/hpu.2016.0030 pmid:27763440 fatcat:cvxwmkpqjvgqro4gi7bn5qnlj4
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