A H Lee

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Affiliation: Curtin University of Technology
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Modeling young driver motor vehicle crashes: data with extra zeros
    Andy H Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 34:515-21. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Green tea consumption enhances survival of epithelial ovarian cancer
    Min Zhang
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    Int J Cancer 112:465-9. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint High temperature of food and beverage intake increases the risk of oesophageal cancer in Xinjiang, China
    Li Tang
    School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, Australia E mail
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 14:5085-8. 2013
  4. pmc Physical activity and nutrition behavioural outcomes of a home-based intervention program for seniors: a randomized controlled trial
    Linda Burke
    School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:14. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Determinants of breastfeeding at discharge in rural China
    Li Tang
    School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 22:443-8. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Habitual physical activity reduces risk of ovarian cancer: a case-control study in southern China
    Andy H Lee
    School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
    Prev Med 57:S31-3. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Preserved foods associated with increased risk of ovarian cancer
    Andy H Lee
    School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
    Gynecol Oncol 129:570-3. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Tea consumption reduces ovarian cancer risk
    Andy H Lee
    School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol 37:54-9. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and urinary incontinence in older adults: a community-based study
    Andy H Lee
    School of Public Health, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    Curr Aging Sci 5:35-40. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and female urinary incontinence: a community-based study in Japan
    Andy H Lee
    School of Public Health, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Int J Urol 19:143-8. 2012

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Publications119 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Modeling young driver motor vehicle crashes: data with extra zeros
    Andy H Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 34:515-21. 2002
    ..We encourage researchers, when analyzing motor vehicle crash data, to consider the empirical frequency distribution first and to apply the ZIP and NB models in the presence of extra zeros due, for example, to under-reporting...
  2. ncbi request reprint Green tea consumption enhances survival of epithelial ovarian cancer
    Min Zhang
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    Int J Cancer 112:465-9. 2004
    ..The corresponding dose-response relationships were significant (p < 0.05). We conclude that increasing the consumption of green tea post-diagnosis may enhance epithelial ovarian cancer survival...
  3. ncbi request reprint High temperature of food and beverage intake increases the risk of oesophageal cancer in Xinjiang, China
    Li Tang
    School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, Australia E mail
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 14:5085-8. 2013
    ..This study aimed to investigate whether the intake of food and beverage at high temperature is associated with the risk of oesophageal cancer among adults residing in this remote part of China...
  4. pmc Physical activity and nutrition behavioural outcomes of a home-based intervention program for seniors: a randomized controlled trial
    Linda Burke
    School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:14. 2013
    ..This intervention aimed to ascertain whether a low-cost, accessible, physical activity and nutrition program could improve physical activity and nutrition behaviours of insufficiently active 60-70 year olds residing in Perth, Australia...
  5. doi request reprint Determinants of breastfeeding at discharge in rural China
    Li Tang
    School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 22:443-8. 2013
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Habitual physical activity reduces risk of ovarian cancer: a case-control study in southern China
    Andy H Lee
    School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
    Prev Med 57:S31-3. 2013
    ..To ascertain the relationship between habitual physical activity and the risk of ovarian cancer among southern Chinese women...
  7. doi request reprint Preserved foods associated with increased risk of ovarian cancer
    Andy H Lee
    School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
    Gynecol Oncol 129:570-3. 2013
    ..To investigate the association between consumption of preserved foods and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer in southern Chinese women...
  8. doi request reprint Tea consumption reduces ovarian cancer risk
    Andy H Lee
    School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol 37:54-9. 2013
    ..To ascertain the relationship between tea drinking and the risk of ovarian cancer among southern Chinese women, a case-control study was conducted in southern China during 2006-2008...
  9. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and urinary incontinence in older adults: a community-based study
    Andy H Lee
    School of Public Health, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    Curr Aging Sci 5:35-40. 2012
    ..Urinary incontinence (UI) is a distressing condition that affects the lifestyle of older people. To investigate the relationship between UI and physical activity among older adults, a community-based study was conducted in Japan...
  10. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and female urinary incontinence: a community-based study in Japan
    Andy H Lee
    School of Public Health, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Int J Urol 19:143-8. 2012
    ..To investigate the association between alcohol consumption and urinary incontinence among Japanese women...
  11. pmc Soy consumption and risk of COPD and respiratory symptoms: a case-control study in Japan
    Fumi Hirayama
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    Respir Res 10:56. 2009
    ..To investigate the relationship between soy consumption, COPD risk and the prevalence of respiratory symptoms, a case-control study was conducted in Japan...
  12. pmc Snoring in primary school children and domestic environment: a Perth school based study
    Guicheng Zhang
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Respir Res 5:19. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate domestic environmental factors associated with snoring in children...
  13. pmc Dietary intake of minerals and the risk of ischemic stroke in Guangdong Province, China, 2007-2008
    Wenbin Liang
    Curtin University of Technology, School of Public Health and National Drug Research Institute, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A38. 2011
    ..We conducted a case-control study to ascertain the associations between intake of dietary potassium, calcium, magnesium, sodium, and iron and the ischemic stroke risk in the southern Chinese population...
  14. pmc Development of a nutrition and physical activity booklet to engage seniors
    Linda Burke
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    BMC Res Notes 1:77. 2008
    ..Three quarters (76%) reported the materials to be motivating and increased their awareness of nutrition and physical activity, while 79% intended to continue with changes to their physical activity and diet after the program concluded...
  15. pmc Breathlessness is associated with urinary incontinence in men: A community-based study
    Fumi Hirayama
    School of Public Health, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    BMC Pulm Med 10:2. 2010
    ..Urinary incontinence (UI) is a distressing problem for older people. To investigate the relationship between UI and respiratory symptoms among middle-aged and older men, a community-based study was conducted in Japan...
  16. pmc A multilevel analysis on the relationship between neighbourhood poverty and public hospital utilization: is the high Indigenous morbidity avoidable?
    Yuejen Zhao
    Health Gains Planning Branch, Northern Territory Department of Health, PO Box 40596, Casuarina NT 0811, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:737. 2011
    ..In this paper we examine poverty or socioeconomic disadvantage as an explanation for the Indigenous health gap in hospital morbidity in Australia...
  17. pmc Physical activity and nutrition program for seniors (PANS): protocol of a randomized controlled trial
    Linda Burke
    School of Public Health, Curtin University, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:751. 2010
    ..This study aims to confirm if a low-cost, accessible physical activity and nutrition program can improve levels of physical activity and diet of insufficiently active 60-70 year-olds...
  18. pmc A comparison of breastfeeding among Han, Uygur and other ethnic groups in Xinjiang, PR China
    Fenglian Xu
    Medical College, Shihezi University Xinjiang, 832002, PR China
    BMC Public Health 6:196. 2006
    ..We aimed to compare breastfeeding rates and duration between Han, Uygur and other ethnic groups living in Xinjiang, PR China...
  19. pmc Maternal and foetal outcomes among pregnant women hospitalised due to interpersonal violence: a population based study in Western Australia, 2002-2008
    Lynn B Meuleners
    Curtin Monash Accident Research Centre C MARC, School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia 6845, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:70. 2011
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  20. pmc Dietary supplementation by older adults in southern China: a hospital outpatient clinic study
    Wenbin Liang
    School of Public Health, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    BMC Complement Altern Med 9:39. 2009
    ..There has been little knowledge about dietary supplementation by the Chinese elderly. The aim of this cross-sectional study was to investigate the usage of dietary supplements by older adults in southern China...
  21. doi request reprint Mixture analysis of heterogeneous physical activity outcomes
    Andy H Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
    Ann Epidemiol 21:780-6. 2011
    ..We propose a novel two-part mixture regression model with random effects to characterize heterogeneity of the clustered PA data...
  22. ncbi request reprint Maternity length of stay modelling by gamma mixture regression with random effects
    Andy H Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Biom J 49:750-64. 2007
    ..Application to a set of maternity LOS data for women having obstetrical delivery with multiple complicating diagnoses is illustrated...
  23. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity of score tests for zero-inflation in count data
    Andy H Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    Stat Med 23:2757-69. 2004
    ..Two examples that motivated the application of zero-inflated regression models are considered to illustrate the importance of sensitivity analysis of the zero-inflation tests...
  24. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for ischaemic stroke recurrence after hospitalisation
    Andy H Lee
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Med J Aust 181:244-6. 2004
    ..To determine risk factors for ischaemic stroke recurrence among patients admitted to hospital for a first-ever occurrence of ischaemic stroke...
  25. ncbi request reprint Determinants of maternity length of stay: a Gamma mixture risk-adjusted model
    A H Lee
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    Health Care Manag Sci 4:249-55. 2001
    ..The determination of pertinent factors would benefit hospital administrators and clinicians to manage LOS and expenditures efficiently...
  26. ncbi request reprint Under-nutrition affects time to recurrence of gastroenteritis among Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children
    Andy H Lee
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    J Health Popul Nutr 24:17-24. 2006
    ..2%). Gastroenteritis remains a serious problem in Aboriginal children. This presents a complex challenge to be addressed with public-health principles, political determination and commitment, and adequate resources...
  27. ncbi request reprint Protective effects of green tea against prostate cancer
    Andy H Lee
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 6:507-13. 2006
    ..Emerging evidence and potential biological mechanisms for the role of green tea in prostate cancer prevention are presented in this review...
  28. ncbi request reprint Possible role for green tea in ovarian cancer prevention
    Andy H Lee
    Curtin University of Technology, School of Public Health, Perth, WA, Australia
    Future Oncol 1:771-7. 2005
    ..This review presents emerging evidence and the authors' perspectives on the role of green tea in ovarian cancer prevention...
  29. ncbi request reprint Multi-level zero-inflated poisson regression modelling of correlated count data with excess zeros
    Andy H Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    Stat Methods Med Res 15:47-61. 2006
    ..The multi-level ZIP model is then generalized to cope with a more complex correlation structure. Application to the analysis of correlated count data from a longitudinal infant feeding study illustrates the usefulness of the approach...
  30. ncbi request reprint Determining the effects of patient casemix on length of hospital stay: a proportional hazards frailty model approach
    A H Lee
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    Methods Inf Med 40:288-92. 2001
    ..To identify factors associated with hospital length of stay (LOS) and to model variations in LOS within Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Recurrent ischaemic stroke hospitalisations: a retrospective cohort study using Western Australia linked patient records
    Andy H Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:999-1003. 2004
    ..35 (95% CI: 1.01-1.79), was only evident after accounting for within hospital correlations. These findings have implications on hospital resource planning and secondary preventive strategies to reduce the burden of stroke...
  32. ncbi request reprint Public versus private hospital maternity length of stay: a gamma mixture modelling approach
    A H Lee
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, WA 6845
    Health Serv Manage Res 15:46-54. 2002
    ..The analysis also benefits hospital administrators and managers to budget expenditures accordingly...
  33. doi request reprint A computer graphical user interface for survival mixture modelling of recurrent infections
    Andy H Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Comput Biol Med 39:301-7. 2009
    ..The survival mixture methodology developed enable practitioners to identify pertinent risk factors affecting the recurrent times and to draw valid conclusions inferred from these correlated and heterogeneous survival data...
  34. ncbi request reprint Modelling bivariate count series with excess zeros
    Andy H Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Math Biosci 196:226-37. 2005
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting length of hospitalization of infants and children for recurrent gastroenteritis in Western Australia
    A H Lee
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    Acta Paediatr 92:843-7. 2003
    ..The aim of this 7-y retrospective study was to investigate the factors affecting the duration of hospitalizations due to recurrent gastroenteritis in WA...
  36. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing survival after stroke in Western Australia
    Andy H Lee
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA
    Med J Aust 179:289-93. 2003
    ..To determine the factors influencing survival among patients admitted to Western Australian hospitals for the first time with stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA)...
  37. doi request reprint How to analyze longitudinal multilevel physical activity data with many zeros?
    Andy H Lee
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    Prev Med 51:476-81. 2010
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Analyzing hospital length of stay: mean or median regression?
    Andy H Lee
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    Med Care 41:681-6. 2003
    ..Length of stay (LOS) is an important measure of hospital activity and health care utilization, but its empirical distribution is often positively skewed...
  39. doi request reprint Modeling physical activity outcomes: a two-part generalized-estimating-equations approach
    Andy H Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
    Epidemiology 21:626-30. 2010
    ..An empirical application to an epidemiologic study of physical activity of community-dwelling older adults illustrates the proposed methodology...
  40. ncbi request reprint Truncated negative binomial mixed regression modelling of ischaemic stroke hospitalizations
    Andy H Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    Stat Med 22:1129-39. 2003
    ..The findings have important implications on resource usage, rehabilitation planning and management of acute stroke care...
  41. ncbi request reprint Recurrent gastroenteritis among infants in Western Australia: a seven-year hospital-based cohort study
    Andy H Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Ann Epidemiol 14:137-42. 2004
    ..To investigate factors that affect the frequency of recurrent gastroenteritis among infants in Western Australia (WA)...
  42. doi request reprint Association between green tea consumption and lung cancer risk
    Andy H Lee
    School of Public Health, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
    J Prev Med Public Health 43:366-7. 2010
    ..The recommendations should be useful for designing and planning prospective cohort studies to ascertain the protective effect of green tea against lung cancer...
  43. ncbi request reprint A robustified modeling approach to analyze pediatric length of stay
    Andy H Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Ann Epidemiol 15:673-7. 2005
    ..This study demonstrates a robust gamma mixed regression approach to analyze the positively skewed LOS variable, which has implications for future studies of pediatric health care management...
  44. ncbi request reprint Hospital admissions and length of stay for coronary disease in an Aboriginal cohort
    V Burke
    University of Western Australia, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Royal Perth Hospital Unit, Box X2213 GPO, Perth, WA 6847, Australia
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:357-64. 2008
    ..Coronary disease (CHD)-related hospital admission is more common among indigenous than non-indigenous Australians. We aimed to identify predictors of hospital admission potentially useful in planning prevention programs...
  45. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing hospitalisation of infants for recurrent gastroenteritis in Western Australia
    K Wang
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    Methods Inf Med 42:251-4. 2003
    ..To determine factors affecting length of hospitalisation of infants for recurrent gastroenteritis using linked data records from the Western Australia heath information system...
  46. ncbi request reprint A discordancy test approach to identify outliers of length of hospital stay
    A H Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    Stat Med 17:2199-206. 1998
    ..The effects of shifting trim point thresholds on hospital payments are assessed in a case study of a group of obstetrical patients...
  47. doi request reprint Soy consumption reduces risk of ischemic stroke: a case-control study in southern china
    Wenbin Liang
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    Neuroepidemiology 33:111-6. 2009
    ..Experimental studies have suggested that soybean products may protect against ischemic stroke, but only limited epidemiological evidence is available...
  48. pmc Hospitalisation for gastroenteritis in Western Australia
    M Gracey
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 89:768-72. 2004
    ..To document gastroenteritis hospitalisations of the 1995-96 cohort of infants born in Western Australia to mid-2002, and to assess factors associated with their hospitalisations and readmissions...
  49. ncbi request reprint Influence diagnostics for two-component Poisson mixture regression models: applications in public health
    Liming Xiang
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Australia
    Stat Med 24:3053-71. 2005
    ..Results from studies on recurrent urinary tract infections and maternity length of stay illustrate the usefulness of the influence diagnostics...
  50. ncbi request reprint Moderate physical activity and prostate cancer risk: a case-control study in China
    Le Jian
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:155-60. 2005
    ..The dose-response relationship was also significant (p = 0.015). The findings suggest that moderate physical activity may be protective against prostate cancer for Chinese men...
  51. doi request reprint Sustainability of a physical activity and nutrition program for seniors
    M Pasalich
    School of Public Health, Curtin University, G P O Box U 1987, Perth, Western Australia
    J Nutr Health Aging 17:486-91. 2013
    ..This prospective cohort study aimed to determine the impact of a low cost, home-based physical activity and nutrition program for older adults at 6 months follow-up...
  52. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake and incidence of coronary disease in Australian aborigines
    V Burke
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Royal Perth Hospital Unit, Perth, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 42:119-24. 2007
    ..To examine risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) in relation to alcohol in a cohort of Australian Aborigines...
  53. ncbi request reprint Assessing quality of life for adolescents in western Australia
    L B Meuleners
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, Western Australia, 6845
    Asia Pac J Public Health 13:40-4. 2001
    ..This suggests that, in terms of QOL, the chronically ill adolescents do not view themselves as different from their healthy counterparts...
  54. ncbi request reprint Folate intake associated with lung function, breathlessness and the prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Fumi Hirayama
    School of Public Health, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 19:103-9. 2010
    ..Moreover, increased folate intake might be beneficial to lung function...
  55. doi request reprint Do vegetables and fruits reduce the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease? A case-control study in Japan
    Fumi Hirayama
    School of Public Health, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Prev Med 49:184-9. 2009
    ..To investigate the relationship between vegetable and fruit consumption and the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a case-control study was conducted in central Japan in 2006...
  56. ncbi request reprint Using a driving simulator to identify older drivers at inflated risk of motor vehicle crashes
    Hoe C Lee
    Curtin University Driving Assessment and Consultancy, Perth, Australia
    J Safety Res 34:453-9. 2003
    ..To develop appropriate assessment criteria to measure the performance of older drivers using an interactive PC-based driving simulator, and to determine which measures were associated with the occurrence of motor-vehicle crash...
  57. doi request reprint Habitual physical activity reduces the risk of ischemic stroke: a case-control study in southern china
    Wenbin Liang
    School of Public Health, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, W A, Australia
    Cerebrovasc Dis 28:454-9. 2009
    ..To ascertain the relationship between habitual physical activity and the risk of ischemic stroke among the Chinese population...
  58. pmc Do preserved foods increase prostate cancer risk?
    L Jian
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Br J Cancer 90:1792-5. 2004
    ..In particular, the consumption of pickled vegetables, fermented soy products, salted fish and preserved meats was associated with a significant increase in prostate cancer risk, all with a significant dose-response relationship...
  59. ncbi request reprint Prolonged lactation reduces ovarian cancer risk in Chinese women
    M Zhang
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    Eur J Cancer Prev 13:499-502. 2004
    ..The corresponding dose-response relationships were also significant (P<0.05). Therefore, prolonged lactation could reduce the risk of ovarian cancer for Chinese women...
  60. doi request reprint A population-based study of repeat hospital admissions due to interpersonal violence for children aged 0-9 years
    Lynn B Meuleners
    Centre for Population Health Research, School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:239-44. 2009
    ..Young children aged 0-4 years living in rural and remote locations and Indigenous children aged 5-9 years should be specifically targeted for attention...
  61. ncbi request reprint Reproductive and dietary risk factors for epithelial ovarian cancer in China
    Min Zhang
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth WA 6845, Australia
    Gynecol Oncol 92:320-6. 2004
    ..A case-control study was conducted to investigate the effects of reproductive and dietary risk factors on ovarian cancer risk in China...
  62. ncbi request reprint Multilevel survival modelling of recurrent urinary tract infections
    Kui Wang
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 87:225-9. 2007
    ..A Splus computer program is developed for the estimation of fixed effect and variance component parameters...
  63. doi request reprint Hospitalizations for incident stroke in Shunde District, Foshan, South China
    Wenbin Liang
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    Neuroepidemiology 30:101-4. 2008
    ..However, CT scan and MRI were not widely used in China until the middle 1990s. We estimate the stroke incidence based on stroke hospitalizations in Shunde District, Foshan, south China...
  64. ncbi request reprint Soy and isoflavone intake are associated with reduced risk of ovarian cancer in southeast china
    Min Zhang
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    Nutr Cancer 49:125-30. 2004
    ..35 (95% CI = 0.22-0.58), 0.49 (95% CI = 0.29-0.81), 0.52 (95% CI = 0.31-0.87), 0.50 (95% CI = 0.30-0.84), and 0.59 (95% CI = 0.35-0.97), respectively...
  65. ncbi request reprint Tea consumption and ovarian cancer risk: a case-control study in China
    Min Zhang
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:713-8. 2002
    ..We concluded that increasing frequency and duration of tea drinking, especially green tea, can reduce the risk of ovarian cancer. However, the protective effects of black tea and Oolong tea need to be additionally investigated...
  66. ncbi request reprint A hierarchical Poisson mixture regression model to analyse maternity length of hospital stay
    K Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Stat Med 21:3639-54. 2002
    ..In addition, predicted random hospital effects enable the comparison of relative efficiencies among hospitals after adjustment for patient case-mix and health provision characteristics...
  67. ncbi request reprint A quantitative food frequency questionnaire for women in southeast China: development and reproducibility
    M Zhang
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    Asia Pac J Public Health 17:29-35. 2005
    ..73 (S.D. 0.39) in both test and retest samples. The study confirmed that the FFQ method using standard containers is appropriate to assess dietary intake for women in southeast China...
  68. ncbi request reprint The CUPDAY Study: prebiotic-probiotic milk product in 1-3-year-old children attending childcare centres
    C W Binns
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Acta Paediatr 96:1646-50. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the efficacy of a milk product containing probiotics and prebiotics (CUPDAY Milk) on the incidence of diarrhoea in children attending daycare centres...
  69. ncbi request reprint A score test for zero-inflation in correlated count data
    Liming Xiang
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, G P O Box U 1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Stat Med 25:1660-71. 2006
    ..The results show that the test statistic performs satisfactorily under a wide range of conditions. The test procedure is further illustrated using a data set on recurrent urinary tract infections...
  70. doi request reprint Tea drinking, diet and ischemic stroke prevention in China: a future perspective
    Wenbin Liang
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 7:1447-54. 2009
    ..These factors include the promotion of tea drinking, increasing consumption of soy foods, dairy products and fruits, as well as smoking cessation and reductions in salt intake and rice-based foods...
  71. ncbi request reprint A bivariate zero-inflated Poisson regression model to analyze occupational injuries
    Kui Wang
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, P O Box U 1987, 6845, WA, Perth, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 35:625-9. 2003
    ..In general, the method can be applied to assess the effectiveness of intervention trials on other populations at high risk of occupational injury...
  72. doi request reprint The reliability of dietary and lifestyle information obtained from spouses in an elderly chinese population
    Wenbin Liang
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
    Asia Pac J Public Health 20:87-93. 2008
    ..The proportion of perfect agreement was higher than 80% for physical activity, smoking, and tea drinking behaviors. In conclusion, the spouse can serve as a proxy to provide reliable information when his or her partner is unavailable...
  73. doi request reprint Effectiveness of the black spot programs in Western Australia
    Lynn B Meuleners
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, WA, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 40:1211-6. 2008
    ..Findings of this study provide objective information for the development of effective strategies on road safety investment...
  74. doi request reprint Dietary supplementation by Japanese patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Fumi Hirayama
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Complement Ther Med 17:37-43. 2009
    ..To investigate the prevalence and type of dietary supplements taken by Japanese patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and factors affecting their use...
  75. doi request reprint High incidence of respiratory infections in 'nil by mouth' tube-fed acute ischemic stroke patients
    P C Langdon
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, W A, Australia
    Neuroepidemiology 32:107-13. 2009
    ..Of interest is whether patients who are 'Nil by Mouth' (NBM) and tube fed have higher risk of developing infections due to aspiration of bacteria-laden saliva or refluxed material than stroke patients who are fed orally...
  76. ncbi request reprint Contraception within six-month postpartum in rural Vietnam: implications on family planning and maternity services
    D V Duong
    School of Public Health, Curtin of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 10:111-8. 2005
    ..This longitudinal study documents contraception practice and factors influencing contraception decision within the first six months postpartum, amongst women residing in the rural Northern Central region of Vietnam...
  77. doi request reprint Dietary intake of isoflavones and polyunsaturated fatty acids associated with lung function, breathlessness and the prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: possible protective effect of traditional Japanese diet
    Fumi Hirayama
    School of Public Health, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Mol Nutr Food Res 54:909-17. 2010
    ..The study provided evidence of possible protective effect of traditional Japanese diet against tobacco carcinogens...
  78. pmc Breastfeeding practice in Zhejiang province, PR China, in the context of melamine-contaminated formula milk
    Liqian Qiu
    School of Public Health, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University ofTechnology, Perth, WA, Australia
    J Health Popul Nutr 28:189-98. 2010
    ..To combat the melamine disaster, strategies to improve the duration of breastfeeding must be developed taking these factors into account...
  79. ncbi request reprint A zero-inflated Poisson mixed model to analyze diagnosis related groups with majority of same-day hospital stays
    K Wang
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U 1987, Perth WA 6845, Australia
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 68:195-203. 2002
    ..An S-Plus macro is developed to provide a unified ZIP modeling approach. The determination of pertinent factors would benefit hospital administrators and clinicians to manage LOS and expenditures efficiently...
  80. ncbi request reprint Validation of a driving simulator by measuring the visual attention skill of older adult drivers
    Hoe C Lee
    School of Occupational Therapy, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, Western Australia 6845, Australia
    Am J Occup Ther 57:324-8. 2003
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  81. ncbi request reprint Assessing the driving performance of older adult drivers: on-road versus simulated driving
    Hoe C Lee
    School of Occupational Therapy, Driving Assessment and Consultancy Centre, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 35:797-803. 2003
    ..The results supported the validity of the driving simulator and it is a safer and more economical method than the on-road testing to assess the driving performance of older adult drivers...
  82. doi request reprint Defining exclusive breastfeeding in Australia
    Colin W Binns
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:174-80. 2009
    ..Any future measurement of exclusive breastfeeding in Australia should use the World Health Organisation definition and the 24 h recall study design should not be used for this purpose...
  83. ncbi request reprint Protective effect of green tea against prostate cancer: a case-control study in southeast China
    Le Jian
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    Int J Cancer 108:130-5. 2004
    ..5 kg of tea leaves yearly, and 0.27 (95% CI = 0.15-0.48) for those drinking more than 3 cups (1 litre) daily. The dose response relationships were also significant, suggesting that green tea is protective against prostate cancer...
  84. doi request reprint A population study on indigenous hospitalisations for interpersonal violence
    Lynn B Meuleners
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 34:123-6. 2010
    ..There may potentially be different risk factors for each sex and further investigation will have public health benefits...
  85. ncbi request reprint Sedentary behaviours and epithelial ovarian cancer risk
    Min Zhang
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 15:83-9. 2004
    ..To investigate the effects of sedentary behaviours on the risk of epithelial ovarian cancer...
  86. doi request reprint Effects of demographic variables on mental illness admission for victims of interpersonal violence
    Lynn Meuleners
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    J Public Health (Oxf) 31:162-7. 2009
    ..To assess the effects of demographic factors on mental illness admission for victims of interpersonal violence...
  87. ncbi request reprint Tea and lycopene protect against prostate cancer
    Le Jian
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 16:453-7. 2007
    ..Together they have a stronger preventive effect than either component taken separately. This is the first epidemiological study to investigate the joint effect between tea drinking and lycopene intake...
  88. ncbi request reprint Road environment, crash type and hospitalisation of bicyclists and motorcyclists presented to emergency departments in Western Australia
    Lynn B Meuleners
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 39:1222-5. 2007
    ..Crash preventive measures targeting rural areas should be considered to further improve the safety of bicyclists and motorcyclists...
  89. ncbi request reprint Validity of a food-frequency questionnaire for elderly men in southeast China
    Le Jian
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, Western Australia 6845, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 9:928-33. 2006
    ..To investigate the internal validity of a food-frequency questionnaire (FFQ) developed for a case-control study of prostate cancer in southeast China...
  90. ncbi request reprint Identifying older drivers at risk of traffic violations by using a driving simulator: a 3-year longitudinal study
    Hoe C Lee
    School of Occupational Therapy, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Am J Occup Ther 59:97-100. 2005
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  91. ncbi request reprint Do dietary lycopene and other carotenoids protect against prostate cancer?
    Le Jian
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    Int J Cancer 113:1010-4. 2005
    ..02 (95% CI: 0.01-0.10) for lutein and zeaxanthin. The corresponding dose-response relationships were also significant, suggesting that vegetables and fruits rich in lycopene and other carotenoids may be protective against prostate cancer...
  92. doi request reprint Tea or coffee? A case study on evidence for dietary advice
    Colin W Binns
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 11:1132-41. 2008
    ..It is therefore argued that advice should be given on the best available data, as waiting for complete data to become available could have severe consequences for public health...
  93. ncbi request reprint A physical activity program to mobilize older people: a practical and sustainable approach
    Jonine M Jancey
    Western Australian Centre for Health Promotion Research, School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, Western Australia 6845
    Gerontologist 48:251-7. 2008
    ..This study tested an innovative intervention for mobilizing older adults into a neighborhood-based walking program...
  94. ncbi request reprint Hospitalisations due to interpersonal violence: a population-based study in Western Australia
    Lynn B Meuleners
    Centre for Population Health Research, School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:572-5. 2008
    ..To quantify the impact on the Western Australian health care system of hospitalisations due to interpersonal violence, and to identify risk factors for a repeat hospital admission for interpersonal violence...
  95. doi request reprint The effectiveness of a physical activity intervention for seniors
    Jonine M Jancey
    Western Australian Centre for Health Promotion Research, School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia
    Am J Health Promot 22:318-21. 2008
    ..To determine whether a tailored, 6-month, neighborhood-based, physical activity intervention for people aged 65 to 74 years could increase their total physical activity levels and to identify factors associated with physical activity times...
  96. ncbi request reprint Multilevel logistic regression modelling with correlated random effects: application to the Smoking Cessation for Youth study
    Kui Wang
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    Stat Med 25:3864-76. 2006
    ..Application to analyse a set of longitudinal data from an adolescent smoking cessation intervention that motivated this study is illustrated...
  97. doi request reprint Interpersonal violence presentations to general practitioners in Western Australia: implications for rural and community health
    Lynn B Meuleners
    School of Public Health, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 35:70-4. 2011
    ..To estimate the incidence of interpersonal violence presentations to general practitioners (GPs)...
  98. pmc Diet and ovarian cancer risk: a case-control study in China
    M Zhang
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Br J Cancer 86:712-7. 2002
    ..6 (2.2-9.3) for animal fat and 3.4 (2.0-5.8) for preserved (salted) vegetables with significant dose-response relationship. The risk of ovarian cancer also appeared to increase for those women preferring fat, fried, cured and smoked food...
  99. pmc Emergency presentations by vulnerable road users: implications for injury prevention
    L B Meuleners
    Injury Research Centre, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Inj Prev 12:12-4. 2006
    ..Many injuries occurred off-road without police attendance. Hence, reliance on official police records would underestimate the magnitude and scope of these injuries. Suggestions to provide a safer road environment are given...
  100. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of the quality of life for the adolescent with a chronic illness by teachers, parents and health professionals: a Delphi study
    L B Meuleners
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    Child Care Health Dev 28:341-9. 2002
    ..The perceptions that teachers, parents and health professionals have on the relative importance of different aspects of quality of life (QOL) for the adolescent with a chronic illness were explored using a three-round Delphi study...
  101. ncbi request reprint Indoor environmental quality in a 'low allergen' school and three standard primary schools in Western Australia
    G Zhang
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, WA, Australia
    Indoor Air 16:74-80. 2006
    ....