Perceptions of Health and Traditional Foods

Regions: Kivalliq Region, Nunavut

Tags: health, traditional food, Inuit, diet, commercial food

Principal Investigator: Egan, Christine (1)
Licence Number: 10210
Organization: McMaster University, Facility of Health Sciences
Licenced Year(s): 1990
Issued: Jan 01, 1990
Project Team: Self

Objective(s): To explore the self perceived health status of Inuit who consume a traditional diet in comparison with those who consume store bought food.

Project Description: Ms. Egan will continue work begun in 1988. She will interview individuals regarding frequency and severity of perceived health problems and the frequency with which health care was sought during the period of June to August 1990.