Canadian Journal of Public Health

Can J Public Health

The Canadian Journal of Public Health is dedicated to fostering excellence in public health research, scholarship, policy and practice. The aim of the Journal is to advance public health research and practice in Canada and around the world, thus contributing to the improvement of the health of populations and the reduction of health inequalities.

CJPH publishes original research and scholarly articles submitted in either English or French that are relevant to population and public health.

CJPH is an independent, peer‐reviewed journal published by the Canadian Public Health Association.

ISSN 1920-7476 (Online)

Impact Factor for CJPH
Impact factor of 1.094 in 2013 (Thompson ISI); 5-year impact factor of 1.325.

Vol 106, No 2 (2015): January/February

Table of Contents


Changes at the Canadian Journal of Public Health
Louise Potvin e1-e3

Quantitative Research

Individual and jurisdictional factors associated with voluntary HIV testing in Canada: Results of a national survey, 2011
Catherine A. Worthington, Liviana M. Calzavara, Samantha J. White, Dan Allman, Mark W. Tyndall e4-e9
Space and time clustering of adolescents’ emergency department use and post-visit physician care for mood disorders in Alberta, Canada: A population-based 9-year retrospective study
Rhonda J. Rosychuk, Amanda S. Newton, Xiaoqing Niu, Liana Urichuk e10-e16
Demographic and behavioural characteristics predict bacterial STI reinfection and coinfection among a cross-sectional sample of laboratory-confirmed gonorrhea cases in a local health region from Saskatchewan, Canada
Molly A. Trecker, Jo-Anne R. Dillon, Kathy Lloyd, Maurice Hennink, Cheryl L. Waldner e17-e21
Community- and individual-level factors associated with smoking and heavy drinking among Aboriginal people in Canada
Hmwe Hmwe Kyu, Katholiki Georgiades, Harriet L. MacMillan, Michael H. Boyle e22-e28
Correlates of physical activity in First Nations youth residing in First Nations and northern communities in Canada
Lucie Lévesque, Ian Janssen, Fei Xu e29-e35
The association between the interpregnancy interval and autism spectrum disorder in a Canadian cohort
Helen Coo, Hélène Ouellette-Kuntz, Yuk-Miu Lam, Marni Brownell, Michael P. Flavin, Leslie L. Roos e36-e42
The impact of school policies and practices on students’ diets, physical activity levels and body weights: A province-wide practicebased evaluation
Jessie-Lee D. McIsaac, Yen Li Chu, Chris Blanchard, Melissa Rossiter, Patricia Williams, Kim Raine, Sara F.L. Kirk, Paul J. Veugelers e43-e51
Fast food intake in Canada: Differences among Canadians with diverse demographic, socio-economic and lifestyle characteristics
Jennifer L. Black, Jean-Michel Billette e52-e58
Tridimensionality of alcohol use in Canada: Patterns of drinking, contexts and motivations to drink in the definition of Canadian drinking profiles according to gender
Marilyn Fortin, Stéphane Moulin, Elyse Picard, Richard E. Bélanger, Andrée Demers e59-e65
Development of a measure of health care affordability applicable in a publicly funded universal health care system
Jeannie L. Haggerty, Jean-Frédéric Levesque e66-e71

Systematic Review

A scoping review of mental health issues and concerns among immigrant and refugee youth in Canada: Looking back, moving forward
Sepali Guruge, Hissan Butt e72-e78


The ineffectiveness and unintended consequences of the public health war on obesity
Ximena Ramos Salas e79-e81


Linking missing data to study outcomes using multiple imputations
Khadija Ibrahim e82
Response letter to the Editor
Gita Wahi, Katholiki Georgiades e83
Ebola viral disease: Need for augmented “One Health” approaches in Africa
Asokan GV e84
Stan Houston e85