Article #1 Summary
Cass A. Health outcomes in Aboriginal populations. CMAJ 2004; 176(6): 597-8
- In Australia, aboriginal women are less likely to attend early prenatal care. This leads to low
birth rate. They also don’t participate in studies, even though they have such a high risk
factor of low birth rates.
- Aboriginals receive less transplants than white patients in Canadian study
- Is being aboriginal a risk factor for adverse health outcomes? YES (environmental and
- Indigenous women are at a disadvantage: poor birth outcomes, high risk of smoking