Term: Gender

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2006-01-25

Definition:

Identifies the sex of patients / subjects as either male or female as reported in the Manitoba Health registry. Gender is used in the analysis of data during research.

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References 

  • Kozyrskyj A, Lix L, Dahl M, Soodeen R. High-cost Users of Pharmaceuticals: Who are They? Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2005. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)
  • Martens PJ, Sanderson D, Jebamani LS. Mortality comparisons of First Nations to all other Manitobans: a provincial population-based look at health inequalities by region and gender. Can J Public Health 2005;96 Suppl 1(1 Suppl):S33-S38. [Abstract] (View)
  • Martens PJ, Bond R, Jebamani L, Burchill C, Roos NP, Derksen S, Beaulieu M, Steinbach C, MacWilliam L, Walld R, Dik N, Sanderson D, Health Information and Research Committee AoMC, Tanner-Spence M, Leader A, Elias B, O'Neil J. The Health and Health Care Use of Registered First Nations People Living in Manitoba: A Population-Based Study. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2002. [Summary] [Full Report] [Supplements/Data extras] (View)