G Turrell

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Affiliation: Queensland University of Technology
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Area variation in mortality in Tasmania (Australia): the contributions of socioeconomic disadvantage, social capital and geographic remoteness
    Gavin Turrell
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland, 4059 Australia
    Health Place 12:291-305. 2006
  2. pmc Socioeconomic inequalities in cardiovascular mortality and the role of childhood socioeconomic conditions and adulthood risk factors: a prospective cohort study with 17-years of follow up
    Carlijn B M Kamphuis
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Centre, PO Box 2040, Rotterdam, CA 3000, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:1045. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Can the built environment reduce health inequalities? A study of neighbourhood socioeconomic disadvantage and walking for transport
    Gavin Turrell
    School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland 4059, Australia
    Health Place 19:89-98. 2013
  4. doi request reprint The influence of neighbourhood disadvantage on smoking cessation and its contribution to inequalities in smoking status
    Gavin Turrell
    School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 31:645-52. 2012
  5. pmc Validation of de-identified record linkage to ascertain hospital admissions in a cohort study
    Alison Beauchamp
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:42. 2011
  6. pmc Measuring factors that influence the utilisation of preventive care services provided by general practitioners in Australia
    Jianzhen Zhang
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane QLD 4006, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:218. 2009
  7. pmc A multilevel investigation of inequalities in clinical and psychosocial outcomes for women after breast cancer
    Philippa H Youl
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Cancer Council Queensland, Spring Hill, QLD, Australia
    BMC Cancer 11:415. 2011
  8. pmc A multilevel study of the determinants of area-level inequalities in colorectal cancer survival
    Peter D Baade
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Cancer Council Queensland, PO Box 201, Spring Hill QLD 4004, Australia
    BMC Cancer 10:24. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Utilisation of general practitioner services by socio-economic disadvantage and geographic remoteness
    Gavin Turrell
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Queensland
    Aust N Z J Public Health 28:152-8. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic position across the lifecourse and cognitive function in late middle age
    Gavin Turrell
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:S43-51. 2002

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  1. ncbi request reprint Area variation in mortality in Tasmania (Australia): the contributions of socioeconomic disadvantage, social capital and geographic remoteness
    Gavin Turrell
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland, 4059 Australia
    Health Place 12:291-305. 2006
    ....
  2. pmc Socioeconomic inequalities in cardiovascular mortality and the role of childhood socioeconomic conditions and adulthood risk factors: a prospective cohort study with 17-years of follow up
    Carlijn B M Kamphuis
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Centre, PO Box 2040, Rotterdam, CA 3000, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:1045. 2012
    ..We studied the contribution of childhood socioeconomic conditions and adulthood risk factors to inequalities in CVD mortality in adulthood...
  3. doi request reprint Can the built environment reduce health inequalities? A study of neighbourhood socioeconomic disadvantage and walking for transport
    Gavin Turrell
    School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland 4059, Australia
    Health Place 19:89-98. 2013
    ..g. smoking, poor diet), thus serving to contain or reduce neighbourhood inequalities in chronic disease...
  4. doi request reprint The influence of neighbourhood disadvantage on smoking cessation and its contribution to inequalities in smoking status
    Gavin Turrell
    School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 31:645-52. 2012
    ..This study examined the association between neighbourhood disadvantage and smoking cessation and its relationship with neighbourhood inequalities in smoking...
  5. pmc Validation of de-identified record linkage to ascertain hospital admissions in a cohort study
    Alison Beauchamp
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:42. 2011
    ..We sought to develop and validate a method for linking a cohort study to a state-wide hospital admissions dataset with limited availability of unique identifying variables...
  6. pmc Measuring factors that influence the utilisation of preventive care services provided by general practitioners in Australia
    Jianzhen Zhang
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane QLD 4006, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:218. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc A multilevel investigation of inequalities in clinical and psychosocial outcomes for women after breast cancer
    Philippa H Youl
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Cancer Council Queensland, Spring Hill, QLD, Australia
    BMC Cancer 11:415. 2011
    ..We have a limited understanding of how individual and area-level factors are related to each other, and their associations with survival and other clinical and psychosocial outcomes...
  8. pmc A multilevel study of the determinants of area-level inequalities in colorectal cancer survival
    Peter D Baade
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Cancer Council Queensland, PO Box 201, Spring Hill QLD 4004, Australia
    BMC Cancer 10:24. 2010
    ..At present we know very little about the reasons for these inequalities, hence our capacity to intervene to reduce the inequalities is limited...
  9. ncbi request reprint Utilisation of general practitioner services by socio-economic disadvantage and geographic remoteness
    Gavin Turrell
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Queensland
    Aust N Z J Public Health 28:152-8. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic position across the lifecourse and cognitive function in late middle age
    Gavin Turrell
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:S43-51. 2002
    ..To examine the influence of childhood and adult socioeconomic position, socioeconomic mobility, and cumulative disadvantage across the lifecourse on cognitive function in late middle age...
  11. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic pathways to diet: modelling the association between socio-economic position and food purchasing behaviour
    Gavin Turrell
    Key Centre for Women s Health in Society, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 9:375-83. 2006
    ....
  12. pmc Do places affect the probability of death in Australia? A multilevel study of area-level disadvantage, individual-level socioeconomic position and all-cause mortality, 1998-2000
    Gavin Turrell
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:13-9. 2007
    ..Area-level socioeconomic differences in mortality therefore may be an artefact of varying population compositions and not the characteristics of areas as such...
  13. ncbi request reprint The independent contribution of neighborhood disadvantage and individual-level socioeconomic position to self-reported oral health: a multilevel analysis
    Gavin Turrell
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:195-206. 2007
    ..To examine the association between neighborhood disadvantage and individual-level socioeconomic position (SEP) and self-reported oral health...
  14. pmc Socioeconomic disadvantage in childhood and across the life course and all-cause mortality and physical function in adulthood: evidence from the Alameda County Study
    Gavin Turrell
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland 4059, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:723-30. 2007
    ..4% of those alive in 1994). Relationships were examined before and after adjustment for changed socioeconomic circumstances after 1965...
  15. doi request reprint Socioeconomic disadvantage and the purchase of takeaway food: a multilevel analysis
    Gavin Turrell
    School of Public Health, Institute for Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Appetite 51:69-81. 2008
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  16. ncbi request reprint A multilevel study of area socio-economic status and food purchasing behaviour
    Gavin Turrell
    School of Public Health, Institute for Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland 4059, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 12:2074-83. 2009
    ..The present study examined the association between area socio-economic status (SES) and food purchasing behaviour...
  17. doi request reprint Neighborhood disadvantage and physical activity: baseline results from the HABITAT multilevel longitudinal study
    Gavin Turrell
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, QLD 4059, Australia
    Ann Epidemiol 20:171-81. 2010
    ..To examine the association between neighborhood disadvantage and physical activity (PA)...
  18. pmc A multilevel analysis of socioeconomic (small area) differences in household food purchasing behaviour
    G Turrell
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:208-15. 2004
    ..To examine the association between area and individual level socioeconomic status (SES) and food purchasing behaviour...
  19. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic differences in food purchasing behaviour and suggested implications for diet-related health promotion
    G Turrell
    Queensland University of Technology, School of Public Health, Brisbane QLD, Australia
    J Hum Nutr Diet 15:355-64. 2002
    ..Also, the type of food people buy influences the quality of their nutrient intake...
  20. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic inequalities in all-cause and specific-cause mortality in Australia: 1985-1987 and 1995-1997
    G Turrell
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, VictoriaPark Road, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, QLD 4059 Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 30:231-9. 2001
    ..This study describes trends in socioeconomic mortality inequality in Australia for males and females aged 0-14, 15-24 and 25-64 years over the period 1985-1987 to 1995-1997...
  21. ncbi request reprint Social determinants of smoking among parents with infants
    Gavin Turrell
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:30-7. 2002
    ..To estimate the smoking prevalence among parents of infants and examine these parents' socio-demographic characteristics...
  22. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic position and height in early adulthood
    Gavin Turrell
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:468-72. 2002
    ..To examine the relationship between socio-economic position and height in early adulthood...
  23. ncbi request reprint The socio-economic patterning of survey participation and non-response error in a multilevel study of food purchasing behaviour: area- and individual-level characteristics
    Gavin Turrell
    Queensland University of Technology, School of Public Health, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Queensland 4059
    Public Health Nutr 6:181-9. 2003
    ..To undertake an assessment of survey participation and non-response error in a population-based study that examined the relationship between socio-economic position and food purchasing behaviour...
  24. ncbi request reprint Measuring socio-economic position in dietary research: is choice of socio-economic indicator important?
    Gavin Turrell
    Queensland University of Technology, School of Public Health, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, 4059
    Public Health Nutr 6:191-200. 2003
    ..To examine the association between socio-economic position (SEP) and diet, by assessing the unadjusted and simultaneously adjusted (independent) contributions of education, occupation and household income to food purchasing behaviour...
  25. ncbi request reprint Structural, material and economic influences on the food-purchasing choices of socioeconomic groups
    G Turrell
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
    Aust N Z J Public Health 20:611-7. 1996
    ..This evidence leaves largely unanswered the question of why socioeconomic groups differ in their food-purchasing behaviours...
  26. ncbi request reprint Occupation, hours worked, and leisure-time physical activity
    N W Burton
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, 4059, Australia
    Prev Med 31:673-81. 2000
    ..This study investigated the association between occupation, time spent in paid employment, and participation in leisure-time physical activity...
  27. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic differences among Australian adults in consumption of fruit and vegetables and intakes of vitamins A, C and folate
    K Giskes
    Centre for Public Health Research, School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Queensland, Australia
    J Hum Nutr Diet 15:375-85; discussion 387-90. 2002
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Confidence to cook vegetables and the buying habits of Australian households
    Elisabeth Winkler
    Centre for Health Research Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, QLD 4059, Australia
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:1759-68. 2009
    ..86; 95% CI 0.17 to 5.55). Cooking skills may contribute to socioeconomic dietary differences, and may be a useful strategy for promoting fruit and vegetable consumption, particularly among socioeconomically disadvantaged groups...
  29. ncbi request reprint Does area-based social capital matter for the health of Australians? A multilevel analysis of self-rated health in Tasmania
    Anne M Kavanagh
    Key Centre for Women s Health in Society, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 35:607-13. 2006
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic determinants of health in Australia: policy responses and intervention options
    B Oldenburg
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
    Med J Aust 172:489-92. 2000
    ..Australia has yet to develop a coordinated and integrated approach to addressing health disparities; however, previously successful public health interventions addressing other health issues are good starting points...
  31. ncbi request reprint Childhood speech disorders: reported prevalence, comorbidity and socioeconomic profile
    D Keating
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 37:431-6. 2001
    ..To describe the reported prevalence, comorbidity and socioeconomic status (SES) of children with speech disorders...
  32. doi request reprint Socioeconomic differences in takeaway food consumption and their contribution to inequalities in dietary intakes
    K Miura
    School of Public Health Institute for Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:820-6. 2009
    ..This study examined socioeconomic differences in takeaway consumption patterns and their contributions to dietary intake inequalities...
  33. ncbi request reprint Area disadvantage, individual socio-economic position, and premature cancer mortality in Australia 1998 to 2000: a multilevel analysis
    Rebecca Bentley
    Key Center for Women s Health in Society, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 19:183-93. 2008
    ..To examine associations between area and individual socio-economic characteristics and premature cancer mortality using multilevel analysis...
  34. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and infant mortality in Australia: a national study of small urban areas, 1985-89
    G Turrell
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 50:1209-25. 2000
    ..The results of this study, therefore, represent an important baseline against which more contemporary national trends can be monitored...
  35. ncbi request reprint Making a difference to the socioeconomic determinants of health: policy responses and intervention options
    B F Oldenburg
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane QLD4059 Australia
    Asia Pac J Public Health 12:S51-4. 2000
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic inequalities in food purchasing: the contribution of respondent-perceived and actual (objectively measured) price and availability of foods
    K Giskes
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 45:41-8. 2007
    ..The price and availability of foods are thought to be important mediating factors between socioeconomic position and food purchasing...
  37. ncbi request reprint The association between objectively measured neighborhood features and walking in middle-aged adults
    Lee Ann M Wilson
    Queensland University of Technology, Australia
    Am J Health Promot 25:e12-21. 2011
    ..Explore the role of the neighborhood environment in supporting walking...
  38. ncbi request reprint Does living in a disadvantaged area mean fewer opportunities to purchase fresh fruit and vegetables in the area? Findings from the Brisbane food study
    Elisabeth Winkler
    Centre for Health Research, Public Health, School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, QLD 4059, Australia
    Health Place 12:306-19. 2006
    ..e. within 2.5 km), and generally found minimal or no socioeconomic differences in shopping infrastructure. Important methodological and social/economic issues may explain this contrast with overseas findings...
  39. doi request reprint Socioeconomic position at different stages of the life course and its influence on body weight and weight gain in adulthood: a longitudinal study with 13-year follow-up
    Katrina Giskes
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1377-81. 2008
    ..Importantly, these etiologically relevant periods differ for men and women, suggesting gender-specific pathways to socioeconomic inequalities in body weight in adulthood...
  40. ncbi request reprint Reducing socioeconomic health inequalities: issues of relevance for policy
    Gavin Turrell
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology
    N S W Public Health Bull 13:47-9. 2002
  41. pmc HABITAT: A longitudinal multilevel study of physical activity change in mid-aged adults
    Nicola W Burton
    The University of Queensland School of Human Movement Studies, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:76. 2009
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic differences in fruit and vegetable consumption among Australian adolescents and adults
    Katrina Giskes
    Centre for Public Health Research, School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, QLD 4059, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 5:663-9. 2002
    ..The study also examined whether socio-economic groups vary in their reported desire to increase the amount of fruit and vegetables consumed, and the perceived barriers to achieving this...
  43. ncbi request reprint Participation in recreational physical activity: why do socioeconomic groups differ?
    Nicola W Burton
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Australia
    Health Educ Behav 30:225-44. 2003
    ..Data suggest that efforts to increase RPA in the population should include both general and socioeconomically targeted strategies...
  44. ncbi request reprint Does living in a disadvantaged area entail limited opportunities to purchase fresh fruit and vegetables in terms of price, availability, and variety? Findings from the Brisbane Food Study
    Elisabeth Winkler
    Centre for Health Research, School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Rd, Kelvin Grove, Q 4060, Australia
    Health Place 12:741-8. 2006
    ..e. within 2.5 km) supermarkets, greengrocers and convenience stores were observed. Little or no differences in price and availability were found on the basis of area socioeconomic characteristics...
  45. pmc Does gender modify associations between self rated health and the social and economic characteristics of local environments?
    Anne M Kavanagh
    Key Centre for Women s Health in Society, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:490-5. 2006
    ..To examine whether area level socioeconomic disadvantage and social capital have different relations with women's and men's self rated health...
  46. pmc Geographic remoteness and risk of advanced colorectal cancer at diagnosis in Queensland: a multilevel study
    P D Baade
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Cancer Council Queensland, Spring Hill, Brisbane, QLD 4004, Australia
    Br J Cancer 105:1039-41. 2011
    ..We examine the relationships between geographic remoteness, area disadvantage and risk of advanced colorectal cancer...
  47. ncbi request reprint Childhood and adult socioeconomic conditions and 31-year mortality risk in women
    Jennifer Beebe-Dimmer
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:481-90. 2004
    ..03, 1.63) deaths. Both early and later life indicators of socioeconomic position contribute to increased mortality risk among socioeconomically disadvantaged women, but these effects appear stronger for cardiovascular mortality...
  48. pmc Urban area disadvantage and physical activity: a multilevel study in Melbourne, Australia
    Anne M Kavanagh
    Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:934-40. 2005
    ..To estimate variation between small areas in the levels of walking, cycling, jogging, and swimming and overall physical activity and the importance of area level socioeconomic disadvantage in predicting physical activity participation...
  49. ncbi request reprint A multilevel study of socio-economic inequalities in food choice behaviour and dietary intake among the Dutch population: the GLOBE study
    Katrina Giskes
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 9:75-83. 2006
    ..To examine the influence of individual- and area-level socio-economic characteristics on food choice behaviour and dietary intake...
  50. ncbi request reprint The shape of the socioeconomic-oral health gradient: implications for theoretical explanations
    Anne E Sanders
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health ARCPOH, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 34:310-9. 2006
    ....
  51. pmc Smokers living in deprived areas are less likely to quit: a longitudinal follow-up
    Katrina Giskes
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Tob Control 15:485-8. 2006
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Measuring psychological, social, and environmental influences on leisure-time physical activity among adults
    Nicola W Burton
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland
    Aust N Z J Public Health 31:36-43. 2007
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic disadvantage and use of general practitioners in rural and remote Australia
    Gavin Turrell
    Med J Aust 179:325-6. 2003