The Health of Canadian Caregivers: Using administrative health services data to understand the determinants of the health of caregivers of children with chronic health problems.

Project number: 
11-002
Approval date: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Principal Investigator: 
Brehaut,Jamie
Institution: 
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Funding Agency: 
NeuroDevNet,Canadian Institutes of Health Research(CIHR)
Datasets requested: 
PharmaNet
Deaths (BC Vital Statistics Agency)
Medical Services Plan (BC Ministry of Health)
ACG Case Mix Group (Johns Hopkins University)
Hospital Separations (BC Ministry of Health)
MSP Registration & Premium Billing(BC Ministry of Health)
Consolidation - demographic (Ministry of Health)
Births (BC Vital Statistics Agency)
consolidation - census geocodes
Research objective: 
Publications: 

Journal Publication

  • Arim, R. G., Miller, A. R., Kohen, D. E., Guèvremont, A., Lach, L. M., & Brehaut, J. C. (2019). Changes in the health of mothers of children with neurodevelopmental disabilities: An administrative data study. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 86, 76-86.
  • Arim, R. G., Miller, A. R., Guevremont, A., Lach, L. M., Brehaut, J. C., & Kohen, D. E. (2017). Children with neurodevelopmental disorders and disabilities: a population-based study of healthcare service utilization using administrative data. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 59(12), 1284-1290.
  • Arim, R.G., Guèvremont, A., Kohen, D.E., Brehaut. J. C., Garner, R.E., Miller, A.R., McGrail. K., Brownell, M., Lach, L.M., & Rosenbaum, P. L. (in press). Exploring the Johns Hopkins Aggregated Diagnosis Groups in administrative data as a measure of child health. International Journal of Child Health and Human Development.
  • Arim, R. G., Guèvremont, A., Kohen, D. E., Brehaut, J. C., Miller, A. R., McGrail, K. Brownell, M., Lach L. M., & Rosenbaum, P.L. (2015, May). A case-mix system approach to categorizing child health using administrative health data. Poster session presented at the Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research, Montreal, QC.
  • Arim, R. G., Kohen, D. E., Brehaut, J. C., Guèvremont, A., Garner, R. E., Miller, A. R., McGrail, K., Brownell, M., Lach L. M., & Rosenbaum, P.L. (2015). Developing a non-categorical measure of child health using administrative data. Health Reports, 26(2), 9-16. Retrieved from http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/82-003-x/2015002/article/14140-eng.pdf

Presentation of research material (poster/seminar/lecture etc.)

  • Arim, R. G., Kohen, D. E., Miller, A. M., & Lach, L. M. (2017, June). Using administrative data to identify children with neurodevelopmental disabilities and to explore their healthcare service use. Paper presentation at the Sixth International Society for Child Indicators Conference, Montreal, QC.
  • Arim, R. G. (2016, January). Using ‘non-categorical’ measures of child health in administrative health data. Health Analysis Division seminar, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, ON.
  • Arim, R. G., Guèvremont, A., Kohen, D. E., Brehaut, J. C., Miller, A. R., McGrail, K. Brownell, M., Lach L. M., & Rosenbaum, P.L. (2015, May). A case-mix system approach to categorizing child health using administrative health data. Poster session presented at the Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research, Montreal, QC.
  • Arim, R. G.,  Guèvremont, A., Kohen, D. E., Brehaut, J. C., Miller, A. R., McGrail, K. Brownell, M., Lach L. M., & Rosenbaum, P.L. (2013, October). The implementation of a Case-Mix System approach to categorizing child health using Canadian administrative health data. Poster session presented at the Canadian Association of Paediatric Health Centres, Toronto, ON.
  • Kohen, D. E., Arim, R. G., Guèvremont, A., Brehaut, J. C., Miller, A. R., McGrail, K. Brownell, M., Lach L. M., & Rosenbaum, P.L. (2013, October). Implementing the Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) Screener using Canadian administrative health data. Poster session presented at the Canadian Association of Paediatric Health Centres, Toronto, ON.

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