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Correlates and predictors of tobacco use among immigrant and refugee youth in a Western Canadian city

2008    Stoll K. (2008). Correlates and predictors of tobacco use among immigrant and refugee youth in a Western Canadian city. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 10(6): 567-574. Abstract   Background: Tobacco control is a priority of the British Columbia Ministry of Health as illnesses associated with tobacco use are the leading cause of preventable […]

Psychometric evaluation of the Multidimensional Assessment of Fatigue scale for use with pregnant and postpartum women

2008    Fairbrother N, Hutton EK, Stoll K, Hall W, Kluka S. (2008). Psychometric evaluation of the Multidimensional Assessment of Fatigue scale for use with pregnant and postpartum women. Psychological Assessment, 20(2): 150-158. Abstract   Although fatigue is a common experience for pregnant women and new mothers, few measures of fatigue have been validated for use […]

“It’s all the rage these days”: University students’ attitudes toward vaginal and cesarean birth

2009    Stoll K, Fairbrother N, Carty E, Jordan N, Miceli C, Vostrcil Y, Willihnganz L. (2009). “It’s all the rage these days”: University students’ attitudes toward vaginal and cesarean birth. Birth, 36(2): 133-140. Abstract   Background: At 30 percent, British Columbia has the highest cesarean section rate in Canada. Little is known about the […]

Childbirth fear, anxiety, fatigue, and sleep deprivation in pregnant women

2009    Hall WA, Hauck YL, Carty EM, Hutton EK, Fenwick J, Stoll K. (2009). Childbirth fear, anxiety, fatigue, and sleep deprivation in pregnant women. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 38(5): 567-576. Abstract   Objective: To explore women’s levels of childbirth fear, sleep deprivation, anxiety, and fatigue and their relationships during the third trimester […]

Assessing certified nurse-midwives’ attitudes towards planned home birth

2010    Vedam S, Aaker J, Stoll K. (2010). Assessing certified nurse-midwives’ attitudes towards planned home birth. Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health, 55(2): 133-142.  Abstract   Introduction: Certified nurse-midwives (CNMs) and certified midwives (CMs) are prepared for care in many settings and could increase access to planned home birth for American women. However, only 4% […]