Category Archives: PCD

Mortality of urban Indians in Canada, 1991-2001

target Compare mortality patterns among urban Aboriginal adults with urban non-indigenous adults. methods Based on the follow-up study on mortality reported in the census of Canada 1991-2001, our study tracked mortality to December 31, 2001 in a sample of 15% of adults consists of 16 300 indigenous people and 2,062,700 urban residents on 4 June […]

Qualitative research on characteristics, narrative and supporting guidelines for the management of obesity

introduction Effective efforts to reduce obesity strategies require public health policies that address individual and external factors such as social, economic circumstances and physical environment factors. Facts opinion polls suggest that many policy changes to reduce obesity are likely to face resistance from the public. methods We organized four focus groups composed of 33 adults […]

Preventing Chronic Disease

Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD) is an electronic peer-reviewed journal published by the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. PCD’s mission is to promote the open exchange of information and knowledge among researchers, practitioners, policy makers and others who strive to improve public health by preventing chronic diseases. PCD’s vision is to be […]

Editorial Policy

When an author submits a manuscript to Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD), the journal’s editors evaluate it for overall quality and appropriateness for the journal’s readership. Once cleared at this level, the manuscript undergoes confidential peer review. The solicitation of a manuscript by PCD editors or others engaged on PCD’s behalf (like a guest editor) will […]

How to submit a manuscript

The journal Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD) using Manuscript Central web site for manuscript submission and tracking them. However, before sending your manuscript we ask that, in addition to the information found in the requirements they must meet the manuscript, read the instructions that follow. Write a cover letter indicating the type of item you are […]