David P Thomas

Summary

Affiliation: Menzies School of Health Research
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Smoking among a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health service staff
    David P Thomas
    Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 202:S85-9. 2015
  2. ncbi request reprint Smoke-free homes and workplaces of a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
    David P Thomas
    Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 202:S33-8. 2015
  3. ncbi request reprint Dependence in a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander daily smokers
    David P Thomas
    Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 202:S39-44. 2015
  4. ncbi request reprint Research methods of Talking About The Smokes: an International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project study with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians
    David P Thomas
    Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 202:S5-12. 2015
  5. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation advice and non-pharmacological support in a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers and ex-smokers
    David P Thomas
    Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 202:S73-7. 2015
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of nicotine replacement therapy and stop-smoking medicines in a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers and ex-smokers
    David P Thomas
    Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 202:S78-84. 2015
  7. ncbi request reprint Changing discourses in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research, 1914-2014
    David P Thomas
    Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 201:S15-8. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Impact and perceptions of tobacco tax increase in remote Australian Aboriginal communities
    David P Thomas
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:1099-106. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Changes in smoking intensity among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, 1994-2008
    David P Thomas
    Menzies School of Health Research and the Lowitja Institute, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT
    Med J Aust 197:503-6. 2012
  10. doi request reprint National trends in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smoking and quitting, 1994-2008
    David Thomas
    Menzies School of Health Research and Lowitja Institute, Charles Darwin University, Casuarina, Northern Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 36:24-9. 2012

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Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Smoking among a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health service staff
    David P Thomas
    Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 202:S85-9. 2015
    ..To examine smoking among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff of Aboriginal community-controlled health services (ACCHSs)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Smoke-free homes and workplaces of a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
    David P Thomas
    Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 202:S33-8. 2015
    ..To examine Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people's protection from second-hand smoke at home and work...
  3. ncbi request reprint Dependence in a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander daily smokers
    David P Thomas
    Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 202:S39-44. 2015
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Research methods of Talking About The Smokes: an International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project study with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians
    David P Thomas
    Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 202:S5-12. 2015
    ..To describe the research methods and baseline sample of the Talking About The Smokes (TATS) project...
  5. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation advice and non-pharmacological support in a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers and ex-smokers
    David P Thomas
    Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 202:S73-7. 2015
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of nicotine replacement therapy and stop-smoking medicines in a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers and ex-smokers
    David P Thomas
    Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 202:S78-84. 2015
    ..To examine the use of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) and the stop-smoking medicines (SSMs) varenicline and bupropion in a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers and recent ex-smokers...
  7. ncbi request reprint Changing discourses in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research, 1914-2014
    David P Thomas
    Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 201:S15-8. 2014
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Impact and perceptions of tobacco tax increase in remote Australian Aboriginal communities
    David P Thomas
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:1099-106. 2013
    ..We sought to assess the impact of a 25% tax excise rise on tobacco sales in Aboriginal communities in remote Australia and to explore local perceptions about tobacco tax rises and their impact...
  9. ncbi request reprint Changes in smoking intensity among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, 1994-2008
    David P Thomas
    Menzies School of Health Research and the Lowitja Institute, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT
    Med J Aust 197:503-6. 2012
    ..To describe smoking intensity among Indigenous Australians and any changes that occurred between 1994 and 2008...
  10. doi request reprint National trends in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smoking and quitting, 1994-2008
    David Thomas
    Menzies School of Health Research and Lowitja Institute, Charles Darwin University, Casuarina, Northern Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 36:24-9. 2012
    ..To describe the trends in the prevalence of smoking, quitting and initiation among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and women aged 18 years and over...
  11. pmc Smoking prevalence trends in Indigenous Australians, 1994-2004: a typical rather than an exceptional epidemic
    David P Thomas
    Menzies School of Health Research, PO Box 41096, Casuarina, NT, 0811, Australia
    Int J Equity Health 8:37. 2009
    ..Australian Indigenous tobacco control is framed by the idea that nothing has worked and a sense of either despondency or the difficulty of the challenge...
  12. ncbi request reprint Accessibility and quality of care received in emergency departments by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
    David P Thomas
    Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 32:648-54. 2008
    ..To examine the accessibility and quality of care received in emergency departments by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people compared with other Australians...
  13. doi request reprint Monitoring local trends in Indigenous tobacco consumption
    David P Thomas
    Menzies School of Health Research and Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Northern Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:64-6. 2009
    ..To compare two methods of monitoring tobacco consumption in remote Indigenous communities...
  14. doi request reprint Wholesale data for surveillance of Australian Aboriginal tobacco consumption in the Northern Territory
    David P Thomas
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, PO Box 41096, Casuarina NT 0811, Darwin, Australia
    Tob Control 20:291-5. 2011
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  15. doi request reprint Lessons for Aboriginal tobacco control in remote communities: an evaluation of the Northern Territory 'Tobacco Project'
    David Thomas
    Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Northern Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:45-9. 2010
    ..To evaluate a Northern Territory (NT) government-led pilot 'Tobacco Project' in six remote communities...
  16. doi request reprint Smoking and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Māori children
    David P Thomas
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 46:516-20. 2010
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  17. doi request reprint The social determinants of being an Indigenous non-smoker
    David P Thomas
    Menzies School of Health Research, Northern Territory, and Centre for Health and Society, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:110-6. 2008
    ..To examine the association between various social factors and being a non-smoker in a national survey of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 and over...
  18. ncbi request reprint Long-term trends in Indigenous deaths from chronic diseases in the Northern Territory: a foot on the brake, a foot on the accelerator
    David P Thomas
    Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT
    Med J Aust 185:145-9. 2006
    ..To examine trends in Northern Territory Indigenous mortality from chronic diseases other than cancer...
  19. pmc The study protocol for a randomized controlled trial of a family-centred tobacco control program about environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) to reduce respiratory illness in Indigenous infants
    Vanessa Johnston
    Menzies School of Health Research, Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Building 58, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin 0810, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:114. 2010
    ..For the purpose of this paper 'Indigenous' refers to Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples when referring to Australian Indigenous populations. In New Zealand, the term 'Indigenous' refers to Māori...
  20. doi request reprint Reducing smoking among indigenous populations: new evidence from a review of trials
    Vanessa Johnston
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:1329-38. 2013
    ..Previous reviews have concluded that to be effective, evidence-based tobacco control interventions should be culturally adapted to indigenous populations. We undertook a systematic review to critically examine this hitherto conclusion...
  21. ncbi request reprint Maternal smoking and smoking in the household during pregnancy and postpartum: findings from an Indigenous cohort in the Northern Territory
    Vanessa Johnston
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT vanessa johnstonATmenzies edu au
    Med J Aust 194:556-9. 2011
    ..To describe the trends in maternal smoking and smoking in the household for a cohort of Indigenous women followed from late pregnancy to 7 months postpartum...
  22. ncbi request reprint Use of emergency departments by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
    David P Thomas
    Centre for Health and Society and Onemda VicHealth Koori Health Unit, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 18:68-76. 2006
    ..To review published Australian literature about ED care of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples...
  23. doi request reprint Smoking behaviours in a remote Australian Indigenous community: the influence of family and other factors
    Vanessa Johnston
    Menzies School of Health Research, Institute of Advances Studies, Charles Darwin University, Northern Territory, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 67:1708-16. 2008
    ..Specifically, this research supports the development of family-centred tobacco control interventions alongside wider policy initiatives to counter the normalisation of smoking and assist individuals to quit...
  24. ncbi request reprint Personal attitudes towards smoking in a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers and recent quitters
    Anna K Nicholson
    Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 202:S51-6. 2015
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  25. ncbi request reprint Social acceptability and desirability of smoking in a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
    Anna K Nicholson
    Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 202:S57-62. 2015
    ..To describe social normative beliefs about smoking in a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and to assess the relationship of these beliefs with quitting...
  26. ncbi request reprint Past quit attempts in a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers
    Anna K Nicholson
    Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 202:S20-5. 2015
    ..To describe past attempts to quit smoking in a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and to compare their quitting activity with that in the general Australian population...
  27. ncbi request reprint Predictors of wanting to quit in a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers
    Anna K Nicholson
    Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 202:S26-32. 2015
    ..To describe factors that predict wanting to quit smoking in a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people...
  28. ncbi request reprint Smoking-related knowledge and health risk beliefs in a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
    Anna K Nicholson
    Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 202:S45-50. 2015
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Recall of anti-tobacco advertising and information, warning labels and news stories in a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers
    Anna K Nicholson
    Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 202:S67-72. 2015
    ....
  30. pmc Starting to smoke: a qualitative study of the experiences of Australian indigenous youth
    Vanessa Johnston
    Menzies School of Health Research, Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, PO Box 41096, Casuarina, Northern Territory 0811 Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:963. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the determinants of smoking among Australian Indigenous young people with a particular emphasis on the social and cultural processes that underlie tobacco use patterns among this group...
  31. ncbi request reprint Challenging perceptions of non-compliance with rheumatic fever prophylaxis in a remote Aboriginal community
    Zinta Harrington
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 184:514-7. 2006
    ..To identify factors that affect rheumatic fever prophylaxis for remote-living Aboriginal patients, and to determine the proportion who received adequate prophylaxis...
  32. ncbi request reprint What works in Indigenous tobacco control? The perceptions of remote Indigenous community members and health staff
    Vanessa Johnston
    Menzies School of Health Research and Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Northern Territory
    Health Promot J Austr 21:45-50. 2010
    ..To explore the perceptions of remote Indigenous community members and health staff regarding the acceptability and effectiveness of different tobacco control health promotion interventions...
  33. ncbi request reprint Impact of income management on store sales in the Northern Territory
    Julie K Brimblecombe
    Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:549-54. 2010
    ..To examine the impact of a government income management program on store sales...
  34. doi request reprint Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smoke-free homes, 2002 to 2008
    David P Thomas
    Menzies School of Health Research, Northern Territory The Lowitja Institute, Charles Darwin University, Northern Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 38:147-53. 2014
    ..To describe the social patterning of and trends in the prevalence of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smoke-free homes, and the association between these smoke-free homes and smoking initiation, intensity and cessation...
  35. ncbi request reprint The upsurge of interest in Indigenous health in the 1950s and 1960s
    David P Thomas
    Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal Health, Darwin, NT
    Med J Aust 180:521-3. 2004
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  36. ncbi request reprint An audit of INR control in the Australian indigenous setting
    Anastasia Pickering
    Nepal
    Aust Fam Physician 36:959-60, 967. 2007
    ..Warfarin management can be difficult; many factors can impact on INR control with some factors being unique to the Australian indigenous setting...
  37. ncbi request reprint Getting the most from Indigenous health research
    David P Thomas
    Med J Aust 184:500-1. 2006