| PRISMA flowchart presenting the selection process (33).

| PRISMA flowchart presenting the selection process (33).

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The relationship between northern Indigenous people and dogs has evolved over the past years alongside events such as colonization, settlement, proliferation of snowmobiling and other socio-cultural and environmental changes. These changes have had negative impacts on this relationship, and with the endemic presence of arctic fox rabies, dog bites...

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Context 1
... a final search was done in May 2020 to find new relevant papers (phase 2). We used combinations of key words related to the themes "dog bites, " "northern community" and "Indigenous community, " as "dog bites", "dog aggression, " "northern, " "Nordic, " "Nunavik, " "arctic, " "subarctic, " "autochthonous, " "Indigenous, " "american indian, " "native, " and "first nation" (see Supplementary Table 1 in the Appendix for complete equations used). ...
Context 2
... the database search, 257 records were identified in two phases, from June 2018 to May 2020 (Figure 1). A total of 75 fulltext articles were assessed for the relevance and the importance of the northern Indigenous context and the dog bite issue. ...
Context 3
... a potential bias may arise for the proportions of the age groups affected. Indeed children, given their small size, are often bitten on the head, the neck and the face (11, 42, 43). Consequently, their injuries are more likely to require medical attention and thereby to be recorded by health authorities, causing a potential selection bias. ...