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University of Toronto Scarborough
Michelle Majeed

Week9 Article 1 The association of housing density isolation and tuberculosis in Canadian First Nations Communities thEarly 20 century death rate from TB in first nations in Canada was 700100 000Due to malnutrition confinement on crowded reservations with poor sanitationlack of immunity to the TB bacillus In 1999 rate was 10 times that of the overall Canadian rate in 1997 Association has been recognized between overcrowded housing and TB incidence paediatric TBTB mortality TB incidence higher in communities which are isolated from health services All forms of TB were included pulmonaryextrapulmonary Housing density expressed as the average number or persons per room ppr in a community and household income is expressed in Canadian dollars ResultsAverage housing density higher in first nations FN 07 ppr than in nonaboriginal Canadian population 04 pprTB incidence rises as ppr increasesFN TB rates highest in Saskatchewan then Alberta and ManitobaThe 3 provinces have highest average levels of housing densityIncome levels lowest in maritime provincesManitoba has highest proportion of communities that are considered isolated 556Ppr and income levels were higher in isolated communitiesAnalyses also showedthat ppr and average household income not significantly relat
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