Helen L Walls

Summary

Affiliation: Monash University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Predicting the effectiveness of prevention: a role for epidemiological modeling
    Helen L Walls
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, 3004, Australia
    J Prim Prev 29:295-305. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Projected progression of the prevalence of obesity in Australia
    Helen L Walls
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:872-8. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of underweight, overweight and obesity in urban Hanoi, Vietnam
    Helen L Walls
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, VIC 3004, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 18:234-9. 2009
  4. pmc Public health campaigns and obesity - a critique
    Helen L Walls
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Centre, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:136. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Comparing trends in BMI and waist circumference
    Helen L Walls
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:216-9. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Predictors of increasing waist circumference in an Australian population
    Helen L Walls
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 14:870-81. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Projected socioeconomic disparities in the prevalence of obesity among Australian adults
    Kathryn Backholer
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 36:557-63. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Trends in BMI of urban Australian adults, 1980-2000
    Helen L Walls
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 13:631-8. 2010
  9. pmc Setting population targets for measuring successful obesity prevention
    Kathryn Backholer
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
    Am J Public Health 100:2033-7. 2010
  10. doi request reprint The number of years lived with obesity and the risk of all-cause and cause-specific mortality
    Asnawi Abdullah
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 40:985-96. 2011

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Predicting the effectiveness of prevention: a role for epidemiological modeling
    Helen L Walls
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, 3004, Australia
    J Prim Prev 29:295-305. 2008
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Projected progression of the prevalence of obesity in Australia
    Helen L Walls
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:872-8. 2012
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of underweight, overweight and obesity in urban Hanoi, Vietnam
    Helen L Walls
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, VIC 3004, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 18:234-9. 2009
    ..While low body weight remains a concern, overweight and obesity are an increasing problem for urban Vietnamese adults...
  4. pmc Public health campaigns and obesity - a critique
    Helen L Walls
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Centre, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:136. 2011
    ..However there is limited evidence in support of substantial effectiveness of such interventions...
  5. doi request reprint Comparing trends in BMI and waist circumference
    Helen L Walls
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:216-9. 2011
    ..Since WC is closely linked to adverse cardiovascular outcomes, it is important to know the prevailing trends in both of these parameters...
  6. doi request reprint Predictors of increasing waist circumference in an Australian population
    Helen L Walls
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 14:870-81. 2011
    ..To identify predictors of increasing waist circumference (WC) over a 5-year period in a contemporary population of Australian adults...
  7. doi request reprint Projected socioeconomic disparities in the prevalence of obesity among Australian adults
    Kathryn Backholer
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 36:557-63. 2012
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Trends in BMI of urban Australian adults, 1980-2000
    Helen L Walls
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 13:631-8. 2010
    ..To analyse changes in the distribution of BMI in Australia between 1980 and 2000...
  9. pmc Setting population targets for measuring successful obesity prevention
    Kathryn Backholer
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
    Am J Public Health 100:2033-7. 2010
    ..A reliable model of future body weight prevalence is critical to set, evaluate, and monitor national obesity targets...
  10. doi request reprint The number of years lived with obesity and the risk of all-cause and cause-specific mortality
    Asnawi Abdullah
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 40:985-96. 2011
    ..The role of the duration of obesity as an independent risk factor for mortality has not been investigated. The aim of this study was to analyse the association between the duration of obesity and the risk of mortality...
  11. doi request reprint Reductions in transport mortality in Australia: evidence of a public health success
    Helen L Walls
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Centre, 99 Commercial Road, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 49:520-4. 2012
    ..To describe trends in transport mortality for a range of common transport types in Australia over a 30-year period (1975-1977 to 2005-2007)...
  12. pmc Age at quitting smoking as a predictor of risk of cardiovascular disease incidence independent of smoking status, time since quitting and pack-years
    Haider R Mannan
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    BMC Res Notes 4:39. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  13. pmc Obesity and trends in life expectancy
    Helen L Walls
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Centre, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    J Obes 2012:107989. 2012
    ....
  14. pmc Methodological problem with comparing increases in different measures of body weight
    Helen L Walls
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Victoria 3004, Australia
    BMC Res Notes 4:145. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  15. doi request reprint The regulatory gap in chronic disease prevention: a historical perspective
    Helen L Walls
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Centre, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    J Public Health Policy 33:89-104. 2012
    ..We examine three areas in which governments have legislated to protect public health: sanitation, building standards, and vehicle emissions. We apply the lessons to regulatory reform addressing obesity and the chronic disease it causes...