6 record(s) found with the tag "smoking" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Smoking Cessation Survey
Principal Investigator: Harrison, Hazel
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: The Principal Investigator plans to survey 200 local Inuvik residents who are trying to quit smoking, in order to: 1. find out what obstacles cigarette-smokers are facing when trying to quit smoking, and 2. determine whether or not they would use the smoking cessation device if it were available to them. Methodology Upon signing of the consent form, a research assistant will show a picture...


Engaging Aboriginal Youth in Tobacco Prevention Using Social Media
Principal Investigator: Jardine, Cindy G.
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013 2012
Summary: This research will explore if a social media intervention developed by Aboriginal youth (specifically videos to be available through YouTube) using a participatory approach can be an effective means for encouraging smoking prevention and/or cessation amongst youth and others in Aboriginal communities. However, because it is grounded in the tenets of participatory research, the scope and potential ...


Changing the "culture of smoking": Community-Based Participatory Research to empower Inuvialuit communities
Principal Investigator: Hammond, Merryl
Licenced Year(s): 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Summary: This research aims to empower local Inuvialuit community members to better understand tobacco and its health and other effects (e.g. high costs of tobacco affects family budgets), and to motivate them to consider quitting or reducing their use of tobacco. As well, it aims to reach young children and youth before they start smoking, and to spread the message that smoking is not “cool”. Our method o...


Youth and Tobacco Studies with the Yellowknives Dene First Nations
Principal Investigator: Jardine, Cindy G.
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: This licence is being issued for the scientific research application No. 1048. This research project seeks to better understand the factors and conditions that lead youth to decide to start, or not start, smoking. It will focus on youth within the Yellowknives Dene First Nation. A secondary objective is to expose students to the research process and develop research skills. The project is being...


Tobacco Use by Youth in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Tremblay, Rick
Licenced Year(s): 1999
Summary: A similar questionnaire given in 1982, 1987 and 1993 will be used for this tobacco use survey for 1998/99. The information obtained from the data will provide a snap shot of tobacco use by students between grades 4 and 12 for 1998/99. The data will be compared with previous studies to see if there was a change in the smoking habits of students. The data collected will help the Health Promotion s...


Environmental factors affecting conductive hearing loss in Inuit children
Principal Investigator: Moore, Jan Allison
Licenced Year(s): 1994 1993
Summary: During 1993, seventy-six families in Coppermine participated in this study. Each child's hearing was assessed and each family was interviewed. Information was gathered on the family routine, diet and parenting style. Additional field trips to collect similar data are planned: the same children and families will be re-assessed during January and March 1994. Changes in hearing capability will be...


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