Sandra Jones

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wollongong
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Personality characteristics ascribed to young women who drink alcohol
    Sandra C Jones
    University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 22:117-23. 2003
  2. doi request reprint 'Like me, want me, buy me, eat me': relationship-building marketing communications in children's magazines
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 13:2111-8. 2010
  3. pmc General practice training and virtual communities of practice - a review of the literature
    STEPHEN BARNETT
    Graduate School of Medicine, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 13:87. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Point-of-sale alcohol promotions in the Perth and Sydney metropolitan areas
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 31:803-8. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Women's awareness of cancer symptoms: a review of the literature
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong, New South Wales 2522, Australia
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 8:579-91. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Why (not) alcohol energy drinks? A qualitative study with Australian university students
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 31:281-7. 2012
  7. doi request reprint What influences Australian women to not drink alcohol during pregnancy?
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, Innovation Campus, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    Aust J Prim Health 18:68-73. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Australian women's awareness of ovarian cancer symptoms, risk and protective factors, and estimates of own risk
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong, Wollongong 2522, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 21:2231-9. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Midwives and pregnant women talk about alcohol: what advice do we give and what do they receive?
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    Midwifery 27:489-96. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Are Australian consumers willing to pay for the installation of reversing cameras in motor vehicles?
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong, New South Wales
    Health Promot J Austr 21:70-4. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Personality characteristics ascribed to young women who drink alcohol
    Sandra C Jones
    University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 22:117-23. 2003
    ..Although it is possible that young women drinkers really are differentially interesting and self-assured, a more likely contributor to these perceptions is advertising aimed at the female drinker...
  2. doi request reprint 'Like me, want me, buy me, eat me': relationship-building marketing communications in children's magazines
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 13:2111-8. 2010
    ..While research in this area has largely focused on television, the current study examines children's responses to relationship-building marketing communications found in popular children's magazines...
  3. pmc General practice training and virtual communities of practice - a review of the literature
    STEPHEN BARNETT
    Graduate School of Medicine, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 13:87. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Point-of-sale alcohol promotions in the Perth and Sydney metropolitan areas
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 31:803-8. 2012
    ..The purpose of the present study was to document the nature and extent of POS alcohol promotions in bottle shops in two Australian capital cities...
  5. doi request reprint Women's awareness of cancer symptoms: a review of the literature
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong, New South Wales 2522, Australia
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 8:579-91. 2012
    ..The discovery of substantial gaps in awareness suggest a need for improved community education regarding cancer symptoms...
  6. doi request reprint Why (not) alcohol energy drinks? A qualitative study with Australian university students
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 31:281-7. 2012
    ..The aim of the current study was to investigate university students' perceptions of, and experiences with, pre-mixed AEDs...
  7. doi request reprint What influences Australian women to not drink alcohol during pregnancy?
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, Innovation Campus, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    Aust J Prim Health 18:68-73. 2012
    ..Both groups noted the social issues around pregnant women consuming alcohol due to perceived social norms and the challenges in not revealing early pregnancy status at social events...
  8. doi request reprint Australian women's awareness of ovarian cancer symptoms, risk and protective factors, and estimates of own risk
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong, Wollongong 2522, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 21:2231-9. 2010
    ..To examine Australian women's perceived risk of ovarian cancer, reasons for perceived risk levels, and knowledge of ovarian cancer symptoms at two timepoints (2003 and 2007)...
  9. doi request reprint Midwives and pregnant women talk about alcohol: what advice do we give and what do they receive?
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    Midwifery 27:489-96. 2011
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Are Australian consumers willing to pay for the installation of reversing cameras in motor vehicles?
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong, New South Wales
    Health Promot J Austr 21:70-4. 2010
    ..While there is currently no regulation in Australia regarding reverse warning systems, the issue has been debated over the years following several high profile cases...
  11. doi request reprint An experimental study on the effects of exposure to magazine advertising on children's food choices
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 14:1337-44. 2011
    ..The present study sought to determine the feasibility of an experimental research design to investigate the effects of exposure to magazine advertising on children's food choices...
  12. doi request reprint RTDs in Australia: expensive designer drinks or cheap rocket fuel?
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 30:4-11. 2011
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  13. doi request reprint Asthma and ageing: an end user's perspective--the perception and problems with the management of asthma in the elderly
    S C Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, Australia
    Clin Exp Allergy 41:471-81. 2011
    ..The paper concludes with key recommendations for future research and practice in this area...
  14. ncbi request reprint The impact of more visible standard drink labelling on youth alcohol consumption: helping young people drink (ir)responsibly?
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 28:230-4. 2009
    ..This study sought to examine whether young people use this information in a way that decreases, or increases, alcohol-related harms...
  15. doi request reprint Teaching critical appraisal skills for nursing research
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong, Room 41 G04, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    Nurse Educ Pract 11:327-32. 2011
    ..Reasons for this gap stem partly from a lack of skills to critique and synthesize the literature, a lack of search skills and difficulty in understanding research articles, and limited knowledge of research by nursing professionals...
  16. doi request reprint Australian women's perceptions of breast cancer risk factors and the risk of developing breast cancer
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
    Womens Health Issues 21:353-60. 2011
    ..Numerous studies have shown that the majority of women overestimate both their own risk and the populations' risk of developing breast cancer. A number of factors have been found to correlate with perceived risk...
  17. doi request reprint Australian women's awareness of breast cancer symptoms and responses to potential symptoms
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, 2522, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 21:945-58. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to develop a representative picture of Australian women's knowledge of symptoms, experienced potential symptoms, and behavioral responses...
  18. doi request reprint Children's magazines: reading resources or food marketing tools?
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong, Room G04 Building 41, Wollongong, New South Wales 2522, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 13:393-9. 2010
    ..The primary purpose of the present study was to quantify the nature and extent of the promotion of branded food products in Australian children's magazines...
  19. ncbi request reprint The extent and nature of "health messages" in magazine food advertising in Australia
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, Building 41 Room G04, University of Wollongong, Northfields Ave, Wollongong, NSW, 2522, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 17:317-24. 2008
    ..To quantify the extent and nature of healthy eating messages Australian consumers are currently exposed through magazine advertising...
  20. ncbi request reprint Does theory inform practice in health promotion in Australia?
    Sandra C Jones
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522
    Health Educ Res 19:1-14. 2004
    ..The paper concludes with possible explanations for the low level of utilization of theories and models, and suggestions for increasing their usage based on information sources accessed by these practitioners...
  21. ncbi request reprint Coverage of breast cancer in the Australian print media--does advertising and editorial coverage reflect correct social marketing messages?
    Sandra C Jones
    Health and Productivity Research Centre, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
    J Health Commun 9:309-25. 2004
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  22. ncbi request reprint Western Australians' perceptions of the survivability of different cancers: implications for public education campaigns
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Behaviour Research in Cancer Control, Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia
    Health Promot J Austr 16:124-8. 2005
    ..However, there is little empirical evidence to suggest people's awareness of the survivability of different cancers. The object of the present study was to determine people's estimates of the survivability of 10 cancers...
  23. doi request reprint Exposure to alcohol advertising and alcohol consumption among Australian adolescents
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 46:630-7. 2011
    ..The objective of the present study was to collect data on 12-17 year old Australian adolescents' exposure to different types of alcohol advertising and examine the association between exposure to advertising and alcohol consumption...
  24. ncbi request reprint Non-advertising alcohol promotions in licensed premises: does the Code of Practice ensure responsible promotion of alcohol?
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Behaviour and Communication Research, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:477-85. 2007
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  25. ncbi request reprint A pilot study investigating of the nature of point-of-sale alcohol promotions in bottle shops in a large Australian regional city
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 31:318-21. 2007
    ..This study sought to gather initial data on this important area...
  26. ncbi request reprint Gross for kids but good for parents: differing messages in advertisements for the same products
    Sandra Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales 2522, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 11:588-95. 2008
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate parents' perceptions of branded snack foods targeted at children, and the extent to which these perceptions are influenced by advertising messages...
  27. ncbi request reprint Newspaper coverage of drug policy: an analysis of pre-election reporting of the Greens' drug policy in Australia
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:5-11. 2008
    ..The debate resurfaced in the lead-up to the 2004 Australian Federal Election. This paper analyses the pre-election coverage of drug policy issues in four Australian newspapers...
  28. ncbi request reprint How effective is the revised regulatory code for alcohol advertising in Australia?
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:29-38. 2008
    ..Following a formal review in 2003, the Ministerial Council on Drug Strategy proposed a revised Alcoholic Beverages Advertising Code (ABAC), which came into operation in 2004...
  29. pmc The 2003 Australian Breast Health Survey: survey design and preliminary results
    Elmer V Villanueva
    National Breast Cancer Centre, Camperdown, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 8:13. 2008
    ..In this article, we focus on major aspects of the design and present results on respondents' knowledge about mammographic screening...
  30. ncbi request reprint Disease awareness advertising - women's intentions following exposure
    Danika Hall
    Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 40:143-7. 2011
    ..This study examined the impact of disease awareness advertising exposure on older women's reported behavioural intentions...
  31. ncbi request reprint It's all formula to me: women's understandings of toddler milk ads
    Nina J Berry
    Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia
    Breastfeed Rev 18:21-30. 2010
    ..Further research is recommended to determine whether the responses of this group of primiparous women from a single area in NSW are representative of the wider population of Australian mothers...
  32. ncbi request reprint Riding the wave or paddling in the shallows? Understanding older Australians' use of the internet
    Pippa Burns
    Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong, New South Wales
    Health Promot J Austr 23:145-8. 2012
    ..It investigated their duration of use, level of comfort, use of the internet to seek health information and perceived reliability of information found on the internet...
  33. ncbi request reprint Improving sun protection behaviour through evidence-based campaigns
    Sandra Jones
    Centre for Health Behaviour and Communication Research, University of Wollongong
    N S W Public Health Bull 16:189-91. 2005
  34. ncbi request reprint The impact of a cancer diagnosis on the health behaviors of cancer survivors and their family and friends
    Nancy Humpel
    Centre for Health Behaviour and Communication Research, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 15:621-30. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the effect of a cancer diagnosis on the health behaviors of cancer survivors and their family and friends, and to determine whether a cancer diagnosis could be a teachable moment for intervention...
  35. ncbi request reprint "I don't really know, so it's a guess": women's reasons for breast cancer risk estimation
    Nancy Humpel
    Health and Productivity Research Centre, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, University of Wollongong, NSW 2522 Australia
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 5:428-32. 2004
    ..Meaningful communication of health risk in need of further improvement if it is to be useful in changing health related knowledge and behaviours...
  36. ncbi request reprint Changes in beliefs about cancer in Western Australia, 1964-2001
    Robert J Donovan
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer Control, Curtin University of Technology, Bentley, WA
    Med J Aust 181:23-5. 2004
    ..To assess changes in people's knowledge and beliefs about cancer between 1964 and 2001...
  37. ncbi request reprint The word 'cancer': reframing the context to reduce anxiety arousal
    Robert J Donovan
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer Control, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, Western Australia 6845
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:291-3. 2003
    ..It was hypothesised that using 'a cancer' might lead to less negative affect associations than just the word 'cancer'. This was found to be the case for the spoken word association technique, but not for the printed cartoon technique...