G Berry

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sydney
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Models for mesothelioma incidence following exposure to fibers in terms of timing and duration of exposure and the biopersistence of the fibers
    G Berry
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Edward Ford Building A27, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Inhal Toxicol 11:111-30. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Analytic methods for comparing two dichotomous screening or diagnostic tests applied to two populations of differing disease prevalence when individuals negative on both tests are unverified
    Geoffrey Berry
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Edward Ford Building A27, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Stat Med 21:853-62. 2002
  3. pmc Mortality from all cancers of asbestos factory workers in east London 1933-80
    G Berry
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Occup Environ Med 57:782-5. 2000
  4. pmc Malignant mesotheliomas in former miners and millers of crocidolite at Wittenoom (Western Australia) after more than 50 years follow-up
    G Berry
    Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Br J Cancer 106:1016-20. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Lung fiber burden in the Nottingham gas mask cohort
    G Berry
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Inhal Toxicol 21:168-72. 2009
  6. pmc Malignant pleural and peritoneal mesotheliomas in former miners and millers of crocidolite at Wittenoom, Western Australia
    G Berry
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Occup Environ Med 61:e14. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Do very sick neonates born at term have antenatal risks? 1. Infants ventilated primarily for problems of adaptation to extra-uterine life
    L Sutton
    New South Wales Neonatal Intensive Care Units Data Collection NICUS, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 80:905-16. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Do very sick neonates born at term have antenatal risks? 2. Infants ventilated primarily for lung disease
    L Sutton
    New South Wales Neonatal Intensive Care Units Data Collection NICUS, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 80:917-25. 2001
  9. pmc Neonatal herpes prevention: a minor public health problem in some communities
    A Mindel
    Academic Unit of Sexual Health Medicine, Sydney Hospital, NSW, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 76:287-91. 2000
  10. pmc Risk factors for onset and remission of atopy, wheeze, and airway hyperresponsiveness
    W Xuan
    Institute of Respiratory Medicine, University of Sydney, P O Box M77, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Thorax 57:104-9. 2002

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Models for mesothelioma incidence following exposure to fibers in terms of timing and duration of exposure and the biopersistence of the fibers
    G Berry
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Edward Ford Building A27, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Inhal Toxicol 11:111-30. 1999
    ..This implies that relatively soluble fibers that do not produce disease in rat experiments are even less likely to produce disease in humans...
  2. ncbi request reprint Analytic methods for comparing two dichotomous screening or diagnostic tests applied to two populations of differing disease prevalence when individuals negative on both tests are unverified
    Geoffrey Berry
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Edward Ford Building A27, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Stat Med 21:853-62. 2002
    ..The methods are based on the assumption that the sensitivities and specificities of the two tests, and the dependencies between the tests, are independent of prevalence. A test of goodness of fit provides a test of this...
  3. pmc Mortality from all cancers of asbestos factory workers in east London 1933-80
    G Berry
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Occup Environ Med 57:782-5. 2000
    ..To give the observed and expected deaths due to cancer at all separate sites in asbestos workers in east London, and to analyse these for overall effect and exposure-response trend...
  4. pmc Malignant mesotheliomas in former miners and millers of crocidolite at Wittenoom (Western Australia) after more than 50 years follow-up
    G Berry
    Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Br J Cancer 106:1016-20. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Lung fiber burden in the Nottingham gas mask cohort
    G Berry
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Inhal Toxicol 21:168-72. 2009
    ..The exact biostatistical models which most closely conform with the data remain open to question...
  6. pmc Malignant pleural and peritoneal mesotheliomas in former miners and millers of crocidolite at Wittenoom, Western Australia
    G Berry
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Occup Environ Med 61:e14. 2004
    ..To report the number of malignant pleural and peritoneal mesotheliomas that have occurred in former Wittenoom crocidolite workers to the end of 2000, and to compare this with earlier predictions...
  7. ncbi request reprint Do very sick neonates born at term have antenatal risks? 1. Infants ventilated primarily for problems of adaptation to extra-uterine life
    L Sutton
    New South Wales Neonatal Intensive Care Units Data Collection NICUS, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 80:905-16. 2001
    ..1. Ascertain antenatal and intrapartum risk factors for term neonates ventilated primarily for 'perinatal asphyxia'. 2. Describe the neonatal morbidity and mortality...
  8. ncbi request reprint Do very sick neonates born at term have antenatal risks? 2. Infants ventilated primarily for lung disease
    L Sutton
    New South Wales Neonatal Intensive Care Units Data Collection NICUS, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 80:917-25. 2001
    ..1. Ascertain antenatal and intrapartum risk factors for term neonates ventilated primarily for respiratory problems. 2. Describe the neonatal morbidity and mortality...
  9. pmc Neonatal herpes prevention: a minor public health problem in some communities
    A Mindel
    Academic Unit of Sexual Health Medicine, Sydney Hospital, NSW, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 76:287-91. 2000
    ..7%. In Australia, HSV-2 infection is less common in pregnant women than in the United States. Consequently we conducted a study to establish HSV seroprevalence and the rate of HSV seroconversion in this population...
  10. pmc Risk factors for onset and remission of atopy, wheeze, and airway hyperresponsiveness
    W Xuan
    Institute of Respiratory Medicine, University of Sydney, P O Box M77, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Thorax 57:104-9. 2002
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  11. ncbi request reprint Lung function growth and its relation to airway hyperresponsiveness and recent wheeze. Results from a longitudinal population study
    W Xuan
    Department of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 161:1820-4. 2000
    ..We conclude that lung function continues to grow after the cessation of height growth and that growth in FEV(1) is reduced in subjects with AHR and/or recent wheeze...
  12. ncbi request reprint Score of neonatal acute physiology as a measure of illness severity in mechanically ventilated term babies
    L Sutton
    New South Wales Neonatal Intensive Care Units Data Collection, School of Women s and Children s Health, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Acta Paediatr 91:415-23. 2002
    ..Conclusion: SNAP is a useful measure of severity of illness in sick term neonates admitted to a tertiary NICU. This measure can be used to predict neonatal morbidity and mortality, and to some extent NICU resource utililization...
  13. ncbi request reprint Reliability of the SNAP (score of neonatal acute physiology) data collection in mechanically ventilated term babies in New South Wales, Australia
    L Sutton
    New South Wales Neonatal Intensive Care Units Data Collection, School of Women s and Children s Health, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Acta Paediatr 91:424-9. 2002
    ..It is important to standardize and adhere to strict definitions for parameters before the collection of SNAP data...
  14. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis on the association between environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure and the prevalence of lower respiratory tract infection in early childhood
    J S Li
    Department of Medicine, University of Sydney, Australia
    Pediatr Pulmonol 27:5-13. 1999
    ..New public health campaigns are urgently needed to discourage smoking in the presence of young children...
  15. ncbi request reprint Asbestos lung fibre analysis in the United Kingdom, 1976-96
    G Berry
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Ann Occup Hyg 46:523-6. 2002
    ..To summarize data on changes in lung contents of asbestos types between 1976-77 and 1990-96 for mesotheliomas and controls in the UK...
  16. ncbi request reprint The interaction of asbestos and smoking in lung cancer: a modified measure of effect
    G Berry
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Ann Occup Hyg 48:459-62. 2004
    ..A modified measure is proposed to overcome this difficulty. The modified measure, RAEm, is defined as the ratio of the excess relative risk (RR - 1) in non-smokers to that in smokers...
  17. pmc Sampling variability of the Kunst-Mackenbach relative index of inequality
    L J Hayes
    Department of Family and Community Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:762-5. 2002
    ..The methods may be used for a health outcome recorded on a continuous scale, as a Poisson count or as a binomial variable...
  18. ncbi request reprint Sexual behaviour and social class in Australian women
    A Mindel
    Sexually Transmitted Infections Research Centre, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, NSW, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 14:344-9. 2003
    ..Evaluation of interventions to reduce the sexual risk to women in the public sector should be considered, including encouraging young women to delay their sexual debut, and reducing the number of sexual partners...
  19. ncbi request reprint Mortality of former crocidolite (blue asbestos) miners and millers at Wittenoom
    A W Musk
    Occupational Respiratory Epidemiology, School of Population Health, M431, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Occup Environ Med 65:541-3. 2008
    ..Blue asbestos was mined and milled at Wittenoom in Western Australia between 1943 and 1966...
  20. pmc Sixty years on: the price of assembling military gas masks in 1940
    J C McDonald
    Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 63:852-5. 2006
    ..Between 1940 and 1944 military gas masks with filter pads containing 20% crocidolite were assembled in a Nottingham factory...
  21. pmc The risk of lung cancer with increasing time since ceasing exposure to asbestos and quitting smoking
    A Reid
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Group, School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Occup Environ Med 63:509-12. 2006
    ..To examine if the risk of lung cancer declines with increasing time since ceasing exposure to asbestos and quitting smoking, and to determine the relative asbestos effect between non-smokers and current smokers...
  22. pmc The effect of asbestosis on lung cancer risk beyond the dose related effect of asbestos alone
    A Reid
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Group, School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Occup Environ Med 62:885-9. 2005
    ..To determine if the presence of asbestosis is a prerequisite for lung cancer in subjects with known exposure to blue asbestos (crocidolite)...
  23. pmc Predictions of mortality from mesothelioma
    G Berry
    Occup Environ Med 60:458. 2003
  24. pmc Alcohol, tobacco and breast cancer--collaborative reanalysis of individual data from 53 epidemiological studies, including 58,515 women with breast cancer and 95,067 women without the disease
    N Hamajima
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, Gibson Building, Radcliffe Infirmary, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HE, UK
    Br J Cancer 87:1234-45. 2002
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  25. ncbi request reprint Opting off the New South Wales Pap Test Register in a sexual health setting
    R L Tideman
    Sexually Transmitted Infections Research Centre, Marion Villa, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 25:501-4. 2001
    ..Studies to evaluate culturally appropriate health promotion material particularly for CSWs and women with poor English skills living in Australia are needed and if successful may improve uptake on the PTR...
  26. ncbi request reprint Cervical human papillomavirus infections in commercial sex workers-risk factors and behaviours
    R L Tideman
    Sexually Transmitted Infections Research Centre, The University of Sydney, Marian Villa, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 14:840-7. 2003
    ..A risk factor for CSWs only was sex-work in Japan. A detailed 'work' history from CSWs may be useful to identify unsafe practices or work in countries where safer sex may be less acceptable...
  27. pmc Sexual and demographic risk factors for herpes simplex type 1 and 2 in women attending an antenatal clinic
    R L Tideman
    Sexually Transmitted Infections Research Centre, The University of Sydney, Marian Villa, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 77:413-5. 2001
    ..However, the possible availability of an HSV-2 vaccine that is able to protect over 70% of women offers the best hope for control of genital herpes...
  28. ncbi request reprint Involving the general public in priority setting: experiences from Australia
    V Wiseman
    Gates Malaria Partnership and the Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 50 Bedford Square, WC1B 3DP, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 56:1001-12. 2003
    ..The preferences of politicians were viewed as least important to processes of priority setting in health care...