Equity and Vulnerable Populations

Publications authored by CHSPR faculty and staff from 2009 to the present are listed here. Older peer-reviewed publications are usually available from individual journals and can be searched for using PubMed. Older reports published by CHSPR (from 1973) are available from the UBC Library cIRcle database. If you cannot find a specific publication, please contact us.


Leong VW, Morgan S, Wong ST, Hanley GE, Black C. Registration for public drug benefits across areas of differing ethnic composition in British Columbia, Canada. BMC Health Serv Res. 2010 Jun 17;10:171. Read more

Wong ST, Homma Y, Johnson JL, Saewyc E. The unmet health needs of East Asian high school students: are homestay students at risk? Can J Public Health. 2010 May-Jun;101(3):241-5. Read more

Wong ST, Nordstokke D, Gregorich S, Pérez-Stable EJ. Measurement of social support across women from four ethnic groups: evidence of factorial invariance. J Cross Cult Gerontol. 2010 Mar;25(1):45-58. Read more

Marshall EG, Wong ST, Haggerty JL, Levesque JF. Perceptions of unmet healthcare needs: what do Punjabi and Chinese-speaking immigrants think? A qualitative study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2010 Feb 22;10:46. Read more

McGrail KM, van Doorslaer E, Ross NA, Sanmartin C. Income-related health inequalities in Canada and the United States: a decomposition analysis. Am J Public Health. 2009 Oct;99(10):1856-63. Read more

Wong ST, Regan S. Patient perspectives on primary health care in rural communities: effects of geography on access, continuity and efficiency. Rural Remote Health. 2009 Jan-Mar;9(1):1142. Read more

McGrail KM. Income-related inequities: Cross-sectional analyses of the use of medicare services in British Columbia in 1992 and 2002. Open Med. 2008;2(4):e91-8. Read more

Wong ST, Chen W, Bottorff JL, Hislop TG. Treatment decision making among Chinese women with DCIS. J Psychosoc Oncol. 2008;26(4):53-73. Read more

Wong ST, Seago JA, Keane D, Grumbach K. College students' perceptions of their experiences: what do minority students think? J Nurs Educ. 2008 Apr;47(4):190-5. Read more

Evans RG. Extravagant Americans, healthier Canadians: the bottom line in North American health care. In: Thomas DM, Torrey BB, editors. Canada and the United States: differences that count. Peterborough, ON: Broadview Press; 2007.135–64. Read more

Wong ST, Yoo GJ, Stewart AL. An empirical evaluation of social support and psychological well-being in older Chinese and Korean immigrants. Ethn Health. 2007 Jan;12(1):43-67. Read more

Wong ST. The relationship between parent emotion, parent behavior, and health status of young African American and Latino children. J Pediatr Nurs. 2006 Dec;21(6):434-42. Read more

Evans RG. From world war to class war: the rebound of the rich. Healthc Policy. 2006 Jul;2(1):14-24. Read more

Wong ST, Kao C, Crouch JA, Korenbrot CC. Rural American Indian Medicaid health care services use and health care costs in California. Am J Public Health. 2006 Feb;96(2):363-70. Read more

Wong ST, Yoo GJ, Stewart AL. The changing meaning of family support among older Chinese and Korean immigrants. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2006 Jan;61(1):S4-9. Read more

Wong ST, Yoo GJ, Stewart AL. Examining the types of social support and the actual sources of support in older Chinese and Korean immigrants. Int J Aging Hum Dev. 2005;61(2):105-21. Read more

Wong ST, Gildengorin G, Nguyen T, Mock J. Disparities in colorectal cancer screening rates among Asian Americans and non-Latino whites. Cancer. 2005 Dec 15;104(12 Suppl):2940-7. Read more

Wong ST, Galbraith A, Kim S, Newacheck PW. Disparities in the financial burden of children's healthcare expenditures. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2005 Nov;159(11):1008-13. Read more