2003 Congress Papers

Symposium on advanced analytical methods

  • Event history analysis (Céline Le Bourdais)
  • Proportional hazard modelling (Rajulton Fernando)
  • Panel regression: Fixed and random effects models (Richard Wanner)
  • Hierarchical linear modelling (Marie-Andrée Somers)
Socio-econmic Status and Health
Inequality in Health Care and Health Outcomes
  • Needs-adjusted use of health services by income and province: the importance of alternative needs indicator
    (George Kephart, Nazeem Muhajarine, Robert Reid, Leslie Roos, & Deshayne Fell)
  • The relationship between work hours, occupation and utilization of general practitioners in four Canadian province
    (Deshayne B. Fell, George Kephart, Lori Curtis, Kelly Nicol, Nazeem Muhajarine, Robert Reid, & Leslie Roos)
  • A comparison of analytical methods describing who gets screened for cervical cancer--longitudinal versus cross-sectional perspectives
    (Kelly Nicol, George Kephart Deshayne Fell, & Paul Veugelers)
  • Primary care and hypertension control: a multilevel study of geographic variation in availability and access to physician services
    (Paul Veugelers, Alexandra M. Yip, & Frederick Burge)
Aging Populations
  • The use of micro-simulations to better understand the effect of changing family structure on the needs for formal home care services
    (Yves Carrière, Jacques Légaré, Janice Keefe, Geoff Rowe, Laurent Martel, Xiaofen Lin & Sameer Rajbhandary)
  • Gender and distress: aging and social change
    (Peggy McDonough, Lisa Strohschein, Donna Ansara, Georges Monette & Qing Shao)
  • Growing old in a risk society: elder abuse in Canada
    (Kari Brozowski & David R. Hall)
  • pdf viewer requiredDisentangling policy implications of economic and demographic changes in Canada's aging population (figures)(Susan A. McDaniel)
  • The ageing Scottish population (Robert Raeside and H. T. Abdullah Khan)
Transitions and Social Integration
  • pdf viewer requiredThe homing instinct: an analysis of return migration from census data (Xiaofen Lin & Geoff Rowe)
  • How to make the best use of incomplete information: modelling the internal migration of the Canadian population (Jiaosheng He & Margaret Michalowski)
  • Junior is still at home: trends and determinants in parental home leaving in Canada
    (Pascale Beaupré, Pierre Turcotte, Anne Milan, Manon Declos & Céline Le Bourdais)
  • Integration of Canadians at mid life
    (Zenaida R. Ravanera & Rajulton Fernando)
  • Aboriginal language transmission and maintenance in families: results of an intergenerational and gender-based analysis for Canada, 1996
    (Mary Jane Norris & Karen MacCon)
  • From generation to generation: survival and maintenance of Canada's Aboriginal languages within families, communities and cities
    (Mary Jane Norris, Lorna Jantzen & others)
  • Aboriginal languages in Canada, 1996. (Map)
    (Mary Jane Norris, Lorna Jantzen & others )
Immigration and Economic Well-Being
  • Trends in the occupational and earnings attainments of male immigrants to Canada, 1971-1996
    (Richard A. Wanner)
  • Family change and the economic well-being of recent immigrants to Canada, 1981-1996
    (Jianye Liu & Don Kerr)
  • Ethnicity, immigration and home ownership patterns in Canada
    (Stephen Obeng Gyimah)
  • Labour market performance of immigrants arriving in the 1990s
    (Tina Chui & Kelly Tran)
Immigration: Stock, Flows and Effects
  • A portrait of second-generation Canadians
    (Tina Chui & Jane Badets )
  • PowerPoint Viewer requiredDeterminants of international migration flows
    (Ann H. Kim)
  • Immigrants' mental health and length of residence in the host society
    (Zheng Wu & Christoph M. Schimmele)
  • The effect of immigration on the Canadian population: replacement migration?
    (Roderic Beaujot)
Well-being of Children and Families
  • The effects of poverty and neighbourhood characteristics upon child and adolescent outcomes
    (Charles Jones)
  • The well-being of Canada's young children
    (Laurie Goldmann)
  • Analyzing change in two-parent and single-parent families: economic resources versus family processes
    (Teresa S. J. Abada)
  • Family structure and economic well-being in a comparative context
    (Stephen Obeng Gyimah, Paul Maxim & Gerry White)
  • Marriage patterns in rural India: influence of socio-cultural context
    (Shireen J. Jejeebhoy & Shiva S. Halli)
Aboriginal Populations
  • First Nations mobility on the prairies: understanding migration decisions
    (Martin Cooke & Danièle Bélanger)
  • Spatial mobility of the registered Indian population: Statistics Canada's projection model
    (Ravi Verma, Shirley Loh, Margaret Michalowski & Pierre Gauvin)
  • Aboriginal languages in Canada's urban areas: characteristics, considerations and implications
    (Mary Jane Norris, Lorna Jantzen)
  • Tracing of cohorts within INAC elementary/secondary and post-secondary education databases: policy implications
    (Annette Vermaeten, Mary Jane Norris & Marion Buchmeier)
  • Measuring the demographic and socio-economic conditions of the Aboriginal population in Canada using the 2001 Census
    (Andy Siggner & Janet Hagey)
Internal Migration, Urbanization and Development
  • Contemporary out-migration from the Canadian and Russian North: understanding spatial differences and similarities
    (Andrey N. Petrov)
  • Urbanization and sustainable development in Haiti and Dominican Republic
    (G. Edward Ebanks)
  • The relationship between rural land tenure and peasant migration in China since the early 1980s
    (Shaohui Jiang)
  • Unequal development and differential fertility: a study of the provinces of Iran, 1986-1996
    (Amir Erfani)
  • A few words about the CIDA-CFHSS Collaborative Program
    (Barnabé Ndarishikanye)
Determinants of Fertility
  • Demographic and socio-economic determinants of the timing of first birth in Canada: a comparison by sex
    (Jean-Michel Billette & Céline Le Bourdais)
  • Malthus' argument in contemporary Canada
    (Alison Yacyshyn)
  • The proximate determinants of fertility in Ethiopia, 2000
    (Daniel Sahleyesus)
  • Socio-cultural practices and women's autonomy among Nepal's ethnic groups and their effects on fertility and family planning
    (Juhee Vajracharya Suwal)
  • Emerging patterns of Aboriginal fertility, 1971-1976 to 1996-2001
    (Bali Ram)
New Issues and Opportunities in Demographic DataAnalysis
  • Research opportunities and the 2001 census
    (Janet Hagey)
  • Ethical issues in secondary use of data for research purposes
    (George Kephart)
  • How well do proxy variables approximate reality? Evidence from child naming patterns in the 1881 Canadian census
    (Michael Haan)
  • Longitudinal data analysis and Statistics Canada's Data Analysis Research Centres
    (Gustave Goldmann)