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Australian Catholic University

Pregnancy

2017

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The Cedar Project: Using Indigenous-Specific Determinants Of Health To Predict Substance Use Among Young Pregnant-Involved Indigenous Women In Canada, Sana Z. Shahram, Joan L. Bottorff, Nelly D. Oelke, Leanne Dahlgren, Victoria Thomas, Patricia M. Spittal Jan 2017

The Cedar Project: Using Indigenous-Specific Determinants Of Health To Predict Substance Use Among Young Pregnant-Involved Indigenous Women In Canada, Sana Z. Shahram, Joan L. Bottorff, Nelly D. Oelke, Leanne Dahlgren, Victoria Thomas, Patricia M. Spittal

Faculty of Health Sciences Publications

Background: Indigenous women in Canada have been hyper-visible in research, policy and intervention related to substance use during pregnancy; however, little is known about how the social determinants of health and substance use prior to, during, and after pregnancy intersect. The objectives of this study were to describe the social contexts of pregnant-involved young Indigenous women who use substances and to explore if an Indigenous-Specific Determinants of Health Model can predict substance use among this population. Methods: Using descriptive statistics and hierarchical logistic regression guided by mediation analysis, the social contexts of pregnant-involved young Indigenous women who use illicit drugs ...