Emily Banks

Summary

Affiliation: Australian National University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Different effects of age, adiposity and physical activity on the risk of ankle, wrist and hip fractures in postmenopausal women
    Miranda E G Armstrong
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Bone 50:1394-400. 2012
  2. pmc Erectile dysfunction severity as a risk marker for cardiovascular disease hospitalisation and all-cause mortality: a prospective cohort study
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    PLoS Med 10:e1001372. 2013
  3. pmc Characteristics of Australian cohort study participants who do and do not take up an additional invitation to join a long-term biobank: The 45 and Up Study
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    BMC Res Notes 5:655. 2012
  4. pmc Randomised trial investigating the relationship of response rate for blood sample donation to site of biospecimen collection, fasting status and reminder letter: the 45 and Up Study
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:147. 2012
  5. pmc Cancer screening among migrants in an Australian cohort; cross-sectional analyses from the 45 and Up Study
    Marianne F Weber
    Cancer Epidemiology Research Unit, Cancer Council NSW, PO Box 572, Kings Cross 1340, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:144. 2009
  6. pmc Investigation of relative risk estimates from studies of the same population with contrasting response rates and designs
    Nicole M Mealing
    The Sax Institute, Broadway NSW, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:26. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Screen-time, obesity, ageing and disability: findings from 91 266 participants in the 45 and Up Study
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Acton, ACT, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 14:34-43. 2011
  8. pmc Relationship of obesity to physical activity, domestic activities, and sedentary behaviours: cross-sectional findings from a national cohort of over 70,000 Thai adults
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:762. 2011
  9. pmc Recent declines in breast cancer incidence: mounting evidence that reduced use of menopausal hormones is largely responsible
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 0200 Australia
    Breast Cancer Res 12:103. 2010
  10. pmc Hip fracture incidence in relation to age, menopausal status, and age at menopause: prospective analysis
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Acton, Australia
    PLoS Med 6:e1000181. 2009

Detail Information

Publications48

  1. pmc Different effects of age, adiposity and physical activity on the risk of ankle, wrist and hip fractures in postmenopausal women
    Miranda E G Armstrong
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Bone 50:1394-400. 2012
    ..Ankle, wrist and hip fractures are extremely common in postmenopausal women, but the associations with age, adiposity, and physical activity differ substantially between the three fracture sites...
  2. pmc Erectile dysfunction severity as a risk marker for cardiovascular disease hospitalisation and all-cause mortality: a prospective cohort study
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    PLoS Med 10:e1001372. 2013
    ..This study investigates the relationship between severity of erectile dysfunction and specific CVD outcomes...
  3. pmc Characteristics of Australian cohort study participants who do and do not take up an additional invitation to join a long-term biobank: The 45 and Up Study
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    BMC Res Notes 5:655. 2012
    ..Little is known about the factors influencing participation in biobanks. This study compares the characteristics of biobank participants with those of non-participants, among members of an existing cohort study...
  4. pmc Randomised trial investigating the relationship of response rate for blood sample donation to site of biospecimen collection, fasting status and reminder letter: the 45 and Up Study
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:147. 2012
    ..It aimed to investigate the relation of fasting status, reminder letters and data collection site to response rates, data quality and biospecimen yield...
  5. pmc Cancer screening among migrants in an Australian cohort; cross-sectional analyses from the 45 and Up Study
    Marianne F Weber
    Cancer Epidemiology Research Unit, Cancer Council NSW, PO Box 572, Kings Cross 1340, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:144. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the distribution of bowel, breast and prostate cancer test use by place of birth and years since migration in a large population-based cohort study in Australia...
  6. pmc Investigation of relative risk estimates from studies of the same population with contrasting response rates and designs
    Nicole M Mealing
    The Sax Institute, Broadway NSW, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:26. 2010
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  7. doi request reprint Screen-time, obesity, ageing and disability: findings from 91 266 participants in the 45 and Up Study
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Acton, ACT, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 14:34-43. 2011
    ..To assess the relationship between obesity and sedentary behaviours, such as watching television or using a computer ('screen-time'), and describe how this relationship varies between population subgroups...
  8. pmc Relationship of obesity to physical activity, domestic activities, and sedentary behaviours: cross-sectional findings from a national cohort of over 70,000 Thai adults
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:762. 2011
    ..Little is known about their relationship with obesity in this context. This study investigates in detail the relationship between obesity, physical activity, domestic activity and sedentary behaviours in a Thai population...
  9. pmc Recent declines in breast cancer incidence: mounting evidence that reduced use of menopausal hormones is largely responsible
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 0200 Australia
    Breast Cancer Res 12:103. 2010
    ..Millions of women continue to use HT, and these findings support carefully targeted short duration use as an important ongoing strategy to minimise breast cancer risk...
  10. pmc Hip fracture incidence in relation to age, menopausal status, and age at menopause: prospective analysis
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Acton, Australia
    PLoS Med 6:e1000181. 2009
    ..Bone mineral density is known to decrease rapidly after the menopause. There is limited evidence about the separate contributions of a woman's age, menopausal status and age at menopause to the incidence of hip fracture...
  11. pmc Health, ageing and private health insurance: baseline results from the 45 and Up Study cohort
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, ACT 0200, Australia
    Aust New Zealand Health Policy 6:17. 2009
    ..ABSTRACT: Correction to Banks E, Jorm L, Lujic S, Rogers K. Health, ageing and private health insurance: baseline results from the 45 and Up Study cohort. ANZ Health Policy 2009; 6: 16...
  12. pmc Health, ageing and private health insurance: baseline results from the 45 and Up Study cohort
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, ACT 0200, Australia
    Aust New Zealand Health Policy 6:16. 2009
    ..Recruitment into the 45 and Up Study began in February 2006 and these analyses relate to the first 103,042 participants who joined the study prior to July 2008...
  13. ncbi request reprint Is psychological distress in people living with cancer related to the fact of diagnosis, current treatment or level of disability? Findings from a large Australian study
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT
    Med J Aust 193:S62-7. 2010
    ..To investigate whether the observed elevated levels of psychological distress in cancer survivors relate specifically to aspects of cancer diagnosis, to treatment or to disability...
  14. pmc Impact of use of hormone replacement therapy on false positive recall in the NHS breast screening programme: results from the Million Women Study
    Emily Banks
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, Gibson Building, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE
    BMJ 328:1291-2. 2004
  15. ncbi request reprint Fracture incidence in relation to the pattern of use of hormone therapy in postmenopausal women
    Emily Banks
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, England
    JAMA 291:2212-20. 2004
    ..Evidence is limited on the effects of different patterns of use of postmenopausal hormone therapy on fracture incidence and particularly on the effects of ceasing use...
  16. pmc Hormone replacement therapy and false positive recall in the Million Women Study: patterns of use, hormonal constituents and consistency of effect
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, ACT 0200, Australia
    Breast Cancer Res 8:R8. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate in detail the relationship between patterns of use of HRT and false positive recall...
  17. pmc Influence of personal characteristics of individual women on sensitivity and specificity of mammography in the Million Women Study: cohort study
    Emily Banks
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, Gibson Building, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE
    BMJ 329:477. 2004
    ..To examine how lifestyle, hormonal, and other factors influence the sensitivity and specificity of mammography...
  18. pmc Cohort profile: the 45 and up study
    Emily Banks
    Sax Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 37:941-7. 2008
  19. doi request reprint Validity of self-reported height and weight and derived body mass index in middle-aged and elderly individuals in Australia
    Suan Peng Ng
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 35:557-63. 2011
    ..Body mass index (BMI) is an important measure of adiposity. While BMI derived from self-reported data generally agrees well with that derived from measured values, evidence from Australia is limited, particularly for the elderly...
  20. pmc Comparison of various characteristics of women who do and do not attend for breast cancer screening
    Emily Banks
    Imperial Cancer Research Fund Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, UK
    Breast Cancer Res 4:R1. 2002
    ..Information regarding the characteristics and health of women who do and do not attend for breast cancer screening is limited and representative data are difficult to obtain...
  21. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for erectile dysfunction in a cohort of 108 477 Australian men
    Marianne F Weber
    Cancer Research Division, Cancer Council NSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 199:107-11. 2013
    ..To quantify relationships between erectile dysfunction (ED), ageing and health and lifestyle factors for men aged 45 years and older...
  22. ncbi request reprint Decrease in breast cancer incidence following a rapid fall in use of hormone replacement therapy in Australia
    Karen Canfell
    Cancer Epidemiology Research Unit, The Cancer Council NSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:641-4. 2008
    ..To determine if the recent rapid fall in use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in Australia has been followed by a reduction in breast cancer incidence among women aged 50 years or older, but not among younger women...
  23. ncbi request reprint Inequalities in bariatric surgery in Australia: findings from 49,364 obese participants in a prospective cohort study
    Rosemary J Korda
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia rosemary korda anu edu au
    Med J Aust 197:631-6. 2012
    ..To investigate variation, and quantify socioeconomic inequalities, in the uptake of primary bariatric surgery in an obese population...
  24. pmc Sugar Sweetened Beverages and Weight Gain over 4 Years in a Thai National Cohort - A Prospective Analysis
    Lynette Lim
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    PLoS ONE 9:e95309. 2014
    ..This study aimed to investigate weight change associated with SSB consumption between 2005 and 2009 in a large national cohort of Thai university students...
  25. doi request reprint Lower urinary tract symptoms in relation to region of birth in 95,393 men living in Australia: the 45 and Up Study
    Isabel Latz
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 0200, Australia
    World J Urol 31:673-82. 2013
    ..This study aimed to investigate the relationship between the prevalence of LUTS and region of birth in a large, ethnically diverse population of older men resident in New South Wales, Australia...
  26. pmc Investigation of methodological factors potentially underlying the apparently paradoxical findings on body mass index and all-cause mortality
    Grace Joshy
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    PLoS ONE 9:e88641. 2014
    ..Findings regarding the association between overweight and all-cause mortality range from significantly lower to higher risk, compared with body-mass-index (BMI) within the "normal" range...
  27. ncbi request reprint Is inequity undermining Australia's 'universal' health care system? Socio-economic inequalities in the use of specialist medical and non-medical ambulatory health care
    Rosemary J Korda
    Australian Centre for Economic Research on Health, The Australian National University, Australian Capital Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:458-65. 2009
    ....
  28. pmc Oral Health-Related Quality of Life among a large national cohort of 87,134 Thai adults
    Vasoontara Yiengprugsawan
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:42. 2011
    ..To address this knowledge gap for Thailand, we report oral health findings from a national cohort of 87,134 Thai adults aged between 15 and 87 years and residing all over the country...
  29. pmc High risk prescribing in older adults: prevalence, clinical and economic implications and potential for intervention at the population level
    Danijela Gnjidic
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Bank Building A15, Science Rd, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:115. 2013
    ..The aims of this project are to determine the prevalence, risk factors, clinical consequences, and costs of high risk prescribing, and to assess the impact of interventions on high risk prescribing in older people...
  30. ncbi request reprint Cohort profile: The Thai Cohort of 87,134 Open University students
    Adrian C Sleigh
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, ANU College of Medicine and Health Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 37:266-72. 2008
  31. ncbi request reprint Evidence from randomised trials on the long-term effects of hormone replacement therapy
    Valerie Beral
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, Gibson Building, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE, UK
    Lancet 360:942-4. 2002
    ..With the early termination of part of the Women's Health Initiative trial (JAMA 2002; 288: 321-33), it is timely to review the evidence from such studies...
  32. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of a short semi-quantitative food group questionnaire and its performance in estimating nutrient intake compared with a 7-day diet diary in the Million Women Study
    Andrew W Roddam
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE, UK
    Public Health Nutr 8:201-13. 2005
    ..To assess the short- and long-term reproducibility of a short food group questionnaire, and to compare its performance for estimating nutrient intakes in comparison with a 7-day diet diary...
  33. pmc Gender, socioeconomic status, and self-rated health in a transitional middle-income setting: evidence from Thailand
    Sam ang Seubsman
    Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University, Bangpood, Pakket, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Asia Pac J Public Health 23:754-65. 2011
    ..Income and education had little influence on SRH for females. Among educated Thai adults, females rate their health to be worse than males, and unlike males, this perception is relatively unaffected by socioeconomic status...
  34. doi request reprint Assessing vitamin D status: pitfalls for the unwary
    Jeffrey K C Lai
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Mol Nutr Food Res 54:1062-71. 2010
    ..Newer assays using alternative biological samples to determine the circulating 25(OH)D have been proposed and advances in the genetics of vitamin D and the role of vitamin D-binding protein may improve future assay accuracy...
  35. ncbi request reprint Prospective observational study of physical functioning, physical activity, and time outdoors and the risk of hip fracture: a population-based cohort study of 158,057 older adults in the 45 and up study
    Jeffrey K C Lai
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    J Bone Miner Res 28:2222-31. 2013
    ..The apparent increased risk of hip fracture previously described for low physical activity or sun exposure may be, at least in part due to uncontrolled confounding...
  36. doi request reprint Validation of brief questionnaire measures of sun exposure and skin pigmentation against detailed and objective measures including vitamin D status
    Jessica Cargill
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Photochem Photobiol 89:219-26. 2013
    ..54). In this study, brief questionnaire items provided valid rankings of sun exposure and skin color, and enabled the development of a predictive model for 25(OH)D concentration...
  37. pmc Hip fracture risk in relation to vitamin D supplementation and serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials and observational studies
    Jeffrey K C Lai
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 0200, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:331. 2010
    ..This study summarises quantitatively the current evidence from RCTs and observational studies regarding vitamin D, parathyroid hormone (PTH) and hip fracture risk...
  38. pmc Parity, breastfeeding, and the subsequent risk of maternal type 2 diabetes
    Bette Liu
    School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Diabetes Care 33:1239-41. 2010
    ..To examine the effect of childbearing and maternal breastfeeding on a woman's subsequent risk of developing type 2 diabetes...
  39. doi request reprint Sitting time and all-cause mortality risk in 222 497 Australian adults
    Hidde P van der Ploeg
    Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Arch Intern Med 172:494-500. 2012
    ..This study aimed to determine the independent relationship of sitting time with all-cause mortality...
  40. doi request reprint Smoking in migrants in New South Wales, Australia: report on data from over 100 000 participants in The 45 and Up Study
    Marianne F Weber
    Cancer Research Division, Cancer Council NSW, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 30:597-605. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to compare smoking characteristics of Australian migrants (in terms of place of birth and age migrated) to those of Australian-born residents...
  41. pmc The overall health and risk factor profile of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participants from the 45 and up study
    Lina Gubhaju
    School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, A27 Edward Ford Building, 2006, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:661. 2013
    ....
  42. pmc Lifestyle factors and primary glioma and meningioma tumours in the Million Women Study cohort
    V S Benson
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Br J Cancer 99:185-90. 2008
    ..In conclusion, for women in the United Kingdom, the incidence of glioma or meningioma tumours increases with increasing height and increasing BMI...
  43. ncbi request reprint Current evidence about the effect of hormone replacement therapy on the incidence of major conditions in postmenopausal women
    Valerie Beral
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford
    BJOG 112:692-5. 2005
  44. ncbi request reprint Effects of estrogen-only treatment in postmenopausal women
    Valerie Beral
    JAMA 292:684; author reply 685-6. 2004
  45. ncbi request reprint Mars and Venus: does gender matter in ageing?
    Julie E Byles
    Research Centre for Gender, Health and Ageing, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:271-3. 2008
    ..Gender is more than just a variable to be controlled for in statistical analyses...
  46. pmc Pregnancy in women with a history of breast cancer
    Emily Banks
    BMJ 334:166-7. 2007
  47. ncbi request reprint Study of genes and environmental factors in complex diseases
    Emily Banks
    Lancet 359:1156-7; author reply 1157. 2002