A M Kavanagh

Summary

Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Time trends in socio-economic inequalities for women and men with disabilities in Australia: evidence of persisting inequalities
    Anne M Kavanagh
    Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Level 3, 207 Bouverie St, 3010 Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Int J Equity Health 12:73. 2013
  2. pmc Leave entitlements, time off work and the household financial impacts of quarantine compliance during an H1N1 outbreak
    Anne M Kavanagh
    Centre for Women s Health, Gender and Society, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 12:311. 2012
  3. pmc Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to assess the role of the built environment in influencing obesity: a glossary
    Lukar E Thornton
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria, 3125, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:71. 2011
  4. pmc Fast food purchasing and access to fast food restaurants: a multilevel analysis of VicLANES
    Lukar E Thornton
    Key Centre for Women s Health in Society, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, 3010, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:28. 2009
  5. pmc Recommendations for and compliance with social restrictions during implementation of school closures in the early phase of the influenza A (H1N1) 2009 outbreak in Melbourne, Australia
    Jodie McVernon
    Vaccine and Immunisation Research Group, Murdoch Children s Research Institute and Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 11:257. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Using mammographic density to improve breast cancer screening outcomes
    Anne M Kavanagh
    Key Centre for Women s Health in Society, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2818-24. 2008
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Determinants of false positive recall in an Australian mammographic screening program
    A M Kavanagh
    Key Centre for Women s Health in Society, University of Melbourne 3010, Australia
    Breast 15:510-8. 2006
  9. 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
  10. doi request reprint Socioeconomic position, gender, health behaviours and biomarkers of cardiovascular disease and diabetes
    Anne Kavanagh
    Centre for Women s Health, Gender and Society, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 71:1150-60. 2010

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. pmc Time trends in socio-economic inequalities for women and men with disabilities in Australia: evidence of persisting inequalities
    Anne M Kavanagh
    Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Level 3, 207 Bouverie St, 3010 Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Int J Equity Health 12:73. 2013
    ..This paper addresses this gap by describing time trends in socio-economic conditions for Australians with and without disabilities according to the severity of the disability and sex...
  2. pmc Leave entitlements, time off work and the household financial impacts of quarantine compliance during an H1N1 outbreak
    Anne M Kavanagh
    Centre for Women s Health, Gender and Society, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 12:311. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to assess the role of the built environment in influencing obesity: a glossary
    Lukar E Thornton
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria, 3125, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:71. 2011
    ..As a case study, we draw on aspects the food and physical activity environments as they might apply to obesity, to define key GIS terms related to data collection, concepts, and the measurement of environmental features...
  4. pmc Fast food purchasing and access to fast food restaurants: a multilevel analysis of VicLANES
    Lukar E Thornton
    Key Centre for Women s Health in Society, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, 3010, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:28. 2009
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  5. pmc Recommendations for and compliance with social restrictions during implementation of school closures in the early phase of the influenza A (H1N1) 2009 outbreak in Melbourne, Australia
    Jodie McVernon
    Vaccine and Immunisation Research Group, Murdoch Children s Research Institute and Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 11:257. 2011
    ..Oseltamivir (Tamiflu) was available for treatment or prophylaxis...
  6. doi request reprint Using mammographic density to improve breast cancer screening outcomes
    Anne M Kavanagh
    Key Centre for Women s Health in Society, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2818-24. 2008
    ..There would be little additional benefit in targeting screening based on age and hormone therapy use...
  7. 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
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Determinants of false positive recall in an Australian mammographic screening program
    A M Kavanagh
    Key Centre for Women s Health in Society, University of Melbourne 3010, Australia
    Breast 15:510-8. 2006
    ..The rise in FP rates with year of screen at first round screening is of concern and may require further training of radiologists to improve confidence when viewing films when there a no films for comparison...
  9. 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...
  10. doi request reprint Socioeconomic position, gender, health behaviours and biomarkers of cardiovascular disease and diabetes
    Anne Kavanagh
    Centre for Women s Health, Gender and Society, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 71:1150-60. 2010
    ..We conclude that low socio-economic position is more consistently associated with a worse profile of biomarkers for CVD and diabetes for women...
  11. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy, percent mammographic density, and sensitivity of mammography
    Anne M Kavanagh
    Key Centre for Women s Health in Society, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1060-4. 2005
    ..We examine to what extent the lower mammographic sensitivity found in hormone replacement therapy (HRT) users can be explained by any association of HRT use with higher mammographic density and more difficult to detect cancers...
  12. pmc Sources, perceived usefulness and understanding of information disseminated to families who entered home quarantine during the H1N1 pandemic in Victoria, Australia: a cross-sectional study
    Anne M Kavanagh
    Centre for Women s Health, Gender and Society, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 11:2. 2011
    ..Specifically, we outline their sources of information; the perceived usefulness of each source; and associations between understanding of recommendations and compliance...
  13. doi request reprint Access to alcohol outlets and harmful alcohol consumption: a multi-level study in Melbourne, Australia
    Anne M Kavanagh
    The Centre for Women s Health Gender and Society, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Addiction 106:1772-9. 2011
    ..To assess the association between access to off-premises alcohol outlets and harmful alcohol consumption...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint The sensitivity, specificity, and positive predictive value of screening mammography and symptomatic status
    A M Kavanagh
    Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Med Screen 7:105-10. 2000
    ..To examine whether the accuracy of screening mammography varies according to symptomatic status reported at the time of screening...
  16. ncbi request reprint Weight and place: a multilevel cross-sectional survey of area-level social disadvantage and overweight/obesity in Australia
    T King
    Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:281-7. 2006
    ..To estimate variation between small areas in adult body mass index (BMI), and assess the importance of area level socioeconomic disadvantage in predicting BMI...
  17. doi request reprint Invasive breast cancers detected by screening mammography: a detailed comparison of computer-aided detection-assisted single reading and double reading
    J N Cawson
    St Vincent s Breastscreen, St Vincent s Hospital, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
    J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol 53:442-9. 2009
    ..CAD-R and BP sensitivity and cancer detection size were not significantly different. CAD-R specificity was significantly lower for one reader...
  18. doi request reprint Psychosocial working conditions in a representative sample of working Australians 2001-2008: an analysis of changes in inequalities over time
    A D LaMontagne
    The McCaughey VicHealth Centre for Community Wellbeing, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Occup Environ Med 70:639-47. 2013
    ..The aims of this paper were to assess: (1) overall time trends in job control and security and (2) whether disparities by sex, age, skill level and employment arrangement were changing over time in the Australian working population...
  19. ncbi request reprint Invasive lobular carcinoma: sonographic features of cancers detected in a BreastScreen Program
    J N Cawson
    St Vincent s Breastscreen, St Vincent s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Fitzroy and Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Australas Radiol 45:25-30. 2001
    ..Ultrasound has high sensitivity in characterizing screen-detected ILC, which may have atypical sonographic features including hyperechogenicity and a wider than tall shape. Ultrasound was an important contributor to diagnosis...
  20. ncbi request reprint Use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and survival following breast cancer diagnosis
    A S Fletcher
    Department of Public Health, School of Population Health, Centre for Genetic Epidemiology, The University of Melbourne, 723 Swaston Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Melbourne, Australia
    Breast 14:192-200. 2005
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Urban-rural differences in the management of screen-detected invasive breast cancer and ductal carcinoma in situ in victoria
    David L Kok
    School of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 76:996-1001. 2006
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Duration of hormone replacement therapy, breast tumour size and grade in a screening programme
    Dorota M Gertig
    Centre for Genetic Epidemiology, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 80:267-73. 2003
    ..Breast tumours that develop in women using HRT have been shown to have prognostically favourable histological features but it is unclear if this is the case for both short- and long-term use...
  23. ncbi request reprint Incidence of invasive breast cancer and ductal carcinoma in situ in a screening program by age: should older women continue screening?
    Bircan Erbas
    Center for Genetic Epidemiology, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, 723 Swanston Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1569-73. 2004
    ..We therefore investigated incidence rates for invasive and in situ breast cancer by age as well as prognostic features of tumors within a screening program...
  24. doi request reprint Tumour size at detection according to different measures of mammographic breast density
    Carolyn Nickson
    Key Centre for Women s Health in Society, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    J Med Screen 16:140-6. 2009
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Management of women with minor abnormalities of the cervix detected on screening: a qualitative study
    K A Morris
    Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 174:126-9. 2001
    ..The cervical screening guidelines should be reviewed according to the NHMRC guidelines for developing clinical practice guidelines, to promote consistent practice based on an up-to-date, accurate evidence base...
  26. ncbi request reprint Using functional data analysis models to estimate future time trends in age-specific breast cancer mortality for the United States and England-Wales
    Bircan Erbas
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Melbourne, Australia
    J Epidemiol 20:159-65. 2010
    ..We present a new forecasting model for estimating future trends in age-related breast cancer mortality for the United States and England-Wales...
  27. 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
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint The association between licit and illicit drug use and sexuality in young Australian women
    Lynne Hillier
    Med J Aust 179:326-7. 2003