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The Saskatchewan rural health study: an application of a population health framework to understand respiratory health outcomes

Punam Pahwa12*, Chandima P Karunanayake1, Louise Hagel1, Bonnie Janzen2, William Pickett134, Donna Rennie15, Ambikaipakan Senthilselvan6, Josh Lawson1, Shelley Kirychuk1 and James Dosman1

Author Affiliations

1 Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture, Royal University Hospital, University of Saskatchewan, 103 Hospital Drive, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 0W8, Canada

2 Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, University of Saskatchewan, Health Science Building, 107 Wiggins Road, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5E5, Canada

3 Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen’s University, Carruthers Hall, Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6, Canada

4 Accident Research Centre, Monash University, Building 70, Victoria, 3800, Australia

5 College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan, 107 Wiggins Road, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5E5, Canada

6 Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, 3-50 University Terrace, 8303-112 Street, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2T4, Canada

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BMC Research Notes 2012, 5:400  doi:10.1186/1756-0500-5-400

Published: 1 August 2012

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Additional file 1 Table S1:

Sample size required per group for selected values of p1, p2and d. Description: Sample size required per group for selected values of p1, p2 and d comparing two proportions.

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Additional file 2 Table S2:

Sample size required per group to detect a minimum difference, d between two groups for selected values of σ. Description: Sample size required per group to detect a minimum difference, d between two groups for selected values of σ for comparing continuous outcomes.

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Additional file 3 Table S3:

Comparison of baseline individual factors and covariates of farm and non-farm people participating in the SRHS. Description: Descriptive comparison of baseline individual factors and covariates of farm and non-farm people participating in the SRHS.

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Additional file 4 Table S4:

Comparison of household covariates and household factors of farm and non-farm people participating in the Saskatchewan Rural Health Study.Description: Descriptive Comparison of household covariates and household factors of farm and non-farm people participating in the Saskatchewan Rural Health Study.

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