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 1.293 in 2014 (Thompson ISI); 5-year impact factor of 1.567.

Vol 106, No 5 (2015): July/August

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Table of Contents


Public health and the sad legacy of Indian residential schools PDF
Louise Potvin e257-e260
Approaching reconciliation: Tips from the field PDF
Janet Smylie e261-e264

Quantitative Research

The Cedar Project: Negative health outcomes associated with involvement in the child welfare system among young Indigenous people who use injection and non-injection drugs in two Canadian cities PDF
Adam F. Clarkson, Wayne M. Christian, Margo E. Pearce, Kate A. Jongbloed, Nadine R. Caron, Mary P. Teegee, Akm Moniruzzaman, Martin T. Schechter, Patricia M. Spittal e265-e270
The correlates of current smoking among adult Métis: Evidence from the Aboriginal Peoples Survey and Métis Supplement PDF
Christopher J. Ryan, Martin J. Cooke, Scott T. Leatherdale, Sharon I. Kirkpatrick, Piotr Wilk e271-e276
Are sleep duration and sleep quality associated with diet quality, physical activity, and body weight status? A population-based study of Canadian children PDF
Mohammad K.A. Khan, Yen Li Chu, Sara F.L. Kirk, Paul J. Veugelers e277-e282
Adult obesity prevalence in primary care users: An exploration using Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network (CPCSSN) data PDF
Alanna V. Rigobon, Richard Birtwhistle, Shahriar Khan, David Barber, Suzanne Biro, Rachael Morkem, Ian Janssen, Tyler Williamson e283-e289
School factors associated with the provision of physical education and levels of physical activity among elementary school students in Ontario PDF
Daniel I. Naiman, Scott T. Leatherdale, Carolyn Gotay, Louise C. Mâsse e290-e296
Self-report Pregnancy Physical Activity Questionnaire overestimates physical activity PDF
Kendra E. Brett, Shanna Wilson, Zachary M. Ferraro, Kristi B. Adamo e297-e302
Recurrent suicidal ideation in young adults PDF
Erika N. Dugas, Nancy C. Low, Erin K. O'Loughlin, Jennifer L. O'Loughlin e303-e307
Dental caries disparities in early childhood: A study of kindergarten children in British Columbia PDF
Brenda T. Poon, Paul C. Holley, Amber M. Louie, Carla M. Springinotic e308-e314
Prevalence of risk and protective factors associated with heat-related outcomes in Southern Quebec: A secondary analysis of the NuAge study PDF
Émélie Laverdière, Mélissa Généreux, Pierrette Gaudreau, José A. Morais, Bryna Shatenstein, Hélène Payette e315-e321
Changes in household food insecurity rates in Canadian metropolitan areas from 2007 to 2012 PDF
Urshila Sriram, Valerie Tarasuk e322-e327


Prescribing medical cannabis in Canada: Are we being too cautious? PDF
Stephanie Lake, Thomas Kerr, Julio Montaner e328-e330
Persistence, timing and policy change: An interview with Arlene King PDF
J. Ross Graham e331-e332

Literature Review

Acculturation and smoking in North Americans of Chinese ancestry: A systematic review PDF
Carolyn C. Gotay, Michelle S. Reid, Marliese Y. Dawson, Shouzheng Wang e333-e340