Canadian Journal of Public Health

Can J Public Health

The Canadian Journal of Public Health is a professional journal which carries a wide variety of in-depth articles on all aspects of public health, including epidemiology, nutrition, family health, environmental health, sexually transmitted diseases, gerontology, behavioural medicine, rural health, health promotion and public health policy. The editorial is peer reviewed, and the editorial board is made up of public health experts from across Canada.

The Canadian Journal of Public Health is published by the Canadian Public Health Association. It is distributed on a bi-monthly basis exclusively to paid subscribers and to the Association membership.

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 105, No 5 (2014): September/October 2014

Table of Contents

Invited Editorial

Policy processes and Public Health
Lynn McIntyre e320-e323

Qualitative Research

Exploring Public Health’s roles and limitations in advancing food security in British Columbia
Barbara A. Seed, Tim M. Lang, Martin J. Caraher, Aleck S. Ostry e324-e329

Quantitative Research

Long-term mortality risk in individuals with permanent work-related impairment
Heather K. Scott-Marshall, Emile Tompa, Ying Wang, Qing Liao e330-e335
Emergency department visits for asthma in relation to the Air Quality Health Index:A case-crossover study in Windsor, Canada
Mieczyslaw Szyszkowicz, Termeh Kousha e336-e341
Cost-effectiveness of non-invasive assessment in the Dutch breast cancer screening program versus usual care: A randomized controlled trial
Johanna M. Timmers, Johanna A. Damen, Ruud M. Pijnappel, André L. Verbeek, Gerard J. den Heeten, Eddy M. Adang, Mireille J. Broeders e342-e347
Factors associated with active commuting among a nationally representative sample of Canadian youth
Ammar Bookwala, Tara Elton-Marshall, Scott T. Leatherdale e348-e353
Restaurant menu labelling: Is it worth adding sodium to the label?
Mary J. Scourboutakos, Paul N. Corey, Julio Mendoza, Spencer J. Henson, Mary R. L'Abbe e354-e361
Have we left some behind? Trends in socio-economic inequalities in breastfeeding initiation: A population-based epidemiological surveillance study
Nathan C. Nickel, Patricia J. Martens, Dan Chateau, Marni D. Brownell, Joykrishna Sarkar, Chun Yan Goh, Elaine Burland, Carole Taylor, Alan Katz, The Paths Equity Team e362-e368
Foodscapes of southern Ontario: Neighbourhood deprivation and access to healthy and unhealthy food retail
Jane Y. Polsky, Rahim Moineddin, Richard H. Glazier, James R. Dunn, Gillian L. Booth e369-e375
Influence of area deprivation and perceived neighbourhood safety on active transport to school among urban Quebec preadolescents
Nicoleta Cutumisu, Ariane Bélanger-Gravel, Marilie Laferté, François Lagarde, Jean-Frédéric Lemay, Lise Gauvin e376-e382
Neighbourhood socio-economic status and spontaneous premature birth in Alberta
Stephen Wood, Debbie McNeil, Wendy Yee, Jodie Siever, Sarah Rose e383-e388

Public Health Intervention

Overview of a gay men’s STI/HIV testing clinic in Ottawa: Clinical operations and outcomes
Patrick O'Byrne, Paul MacPherson, Andrew Ember, Marie-Odile Grayson, Andree Bourgault e389-e394


Is the Nutrition North Canada retail subsidy program meeting the goal of making nutritious and perishable food more accessible and affordable in the North?
Tracey Galloway e395-e397


Is doctoral health research entering an era of austerity?
Anne-Marie Turcotte-Tremblay, Valéry Ridde e398

Book Reviews

Aging in Canada
Brad A. Meisner e399
Community-Based Prevention: Reducing the Risk of Cancer and Chronic Disease
Angela Cowling e400