David M Lawrence

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Australia
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Study protocol for the evaluation of an Infant Simulator based program delivered in schools: a pragmatic cluster randomised controlled trial
    Sally A Brinkman
    Centre for Developmental Health, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology and the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Perth, Australia
    Trials 11:100. 2010
  2. pmc Gaps in Indigenous disadvantage not closing: a census cohort study of social determinants of health in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand from 1981-2006
    Francis Mitrou
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, PO Box 855 West, Perth, WA 6872, Australia
    BMC Public Health 14:201. 2014
  3. pmc A three generation study of the mental health relationships between grandparents, parents and children
    Kirsten J Hancock
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, PO Box 855, West Perth, WA 6872, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 13:299. 2013
  4. pmc Trends in sugar supply and consumption in Australia: is there an Australian Paradox?
    Wavne Rikkers
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, PO Box 855, West Perth, WA, 6872, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:668. 2013
  5. pmc Validation of a model for optimal birth weight: a prospective study using serial ultrasounds
    Gavin Pereira
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, 100 Roberts Road, Subiaco, WA 6008, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 12:73. 2012
  6. pmc Tackling overweight and obesity: does the public health message match the science?
    Katherine Hafekost
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, West Perth WA6872 Australia
    BMC Med 11:41. 2013
  7. pmc The gap in life expectancy from preventable physical illness in psychiatric patients in Western Australia: retrospective analysis of population based registers
    David Lawrence
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, PO Box 855 West Perth WA 6872 Australia
    BMJ 346:f2539. 2013
  8. pmc Smoking, mental illness and socioeconomic disadvantage: analysis of the Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing
    David Lawrence
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, P, O, Box 855, West Perth, WA, 6872, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:462. 2013
  9. pmc Adjusting for under-identification of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander births in time series produced from birth records: using record linkage of survey data and administrative data sources
    David Lawrence
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, P O Box 855, West Perth, WA 6872, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:90. 2012
  10. pmc Sugar sweetened beverage consumption by Australian children: implications for public health strategy
    Katherine Hafekost
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, PO Box 855, West Perth, WA 6872, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:950. 2011

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Publications19

  1. pmc Study protocol for the evaluation of an Infant Simulator based program delivered in schools: a pragmatic cluster randomised controlled trial
    Sally A Brinkman
    Centre for Developmental Health, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology and the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Perth, Australia
    Trials 11:100. 2010
    ..The aim of this trial is to evaluate the Virtual Infant Parenting (VIP) program by investigating pre-conceptual health and risk behaviours, teen pregnancy and the resultant birth outcomes, early child health and maternal health...
  2. pmc Gaps in Indigenous disadvantage not closing: a census cohort study of social determinants of health in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand from 1981-2006
    Francis Mitrou
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, PO Box 855 West, Perth, WA 6872, Australia
    BMC Public Health 14:201. 2014
    ..The past several decades have seen major efforts made to close gaps in health and social determinants of health for Indigenous persons. We ask whether relative progress toward these goals has been achieved...
  3. pmc A three generation study of the mental health relationships between grandparents, parents and children
    Kirsten J Hancock
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, PO Box 855, West Perth, WA 6872, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 13:299. 2013
    ..However the patterns of familial mental health problems across multiple generations in families are less clear. This study aimed to examine mental health relationships across three generations of Australian families...
  4. pmc Trends in sugar supply and consumption in Australia: is there an Australian Paradox?
    Wavne Rikkers
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, PO Box 855, West Perth, WA, 6872, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:668. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Validation of a model for optimal birth weight: a prospective study using serial ultrasounds
    Gavin Pereira
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, 100 Roberts Road, Subiaco, WA 6008, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 12:73. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Tackling overweight and obesity: does the public health message match the science?
    Katherine Hafekost
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, West Perth WA6872 Australia
    BMC Med 11:41. 2013
    ..EMBASE was searched for papers published in 2011 on weight-loss interventions. We extracted details of the population, nature of the intervention, and key findings for 27 articles...
  7. pmc The gap in life expectancy from preventable physical illness in psychiatric patients in Western Australia: retrospective analysis of population based registers
    David Lawrence
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, PO Box 855 West Perth WA 6872 Australia
    BMJ 346:f2539. 2013
    ..To examine the mortality experience of psychiatric patients in Western Australia compared with the general population...
  8. pmc Smoking, mental illness and socioeconomic disadvantage: analysis of the Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing
    David Lawrence
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, P, O, Box 855, West Perth, WA, 6872, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:462. 2013
    ..We set out to examine the relationship between mental illness, measures of socioeconomic disadvantage and both current smoking and smoking cessation rates...
  9. pmc Adjusting for under-identification of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander births in time series produced from birth records: using record linkage of survey data and administrative data sources
    David Lawrence
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, P O Box 855, West Perth, WA 6872, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:90. 2012
    ..External data sources, such as survey data, provide a means of assessing the consistency of administrative data and may be used to adjust statistics based on administrative data sources...
  10. pmc Sugar sweetened beverage consumption by Australian children: implications for public health strategy
    Katherine Hafekost
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, PO Box 855, West Perth, WA 6872, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:950. 2011
    ..We sought to address this using a contemporary Australian dataset to examine purchase source, consumption pattern, dietary factors, and demographic profile of SSB consumption in children...
  11. pmc Non-specific psychological distress, smoking status and smoking cessation: United States National Health Interview Survey 2005
    David Lawrence
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, P O Box 855, West Perth, WA, 6872, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:256. 2011
    ..It is less clear whether people with these mental disorders want to quit smoking, attempt to quit smoking or successfully quit smoking at the same rate as people without such disorders...
  12. ncbi request reprint Global research neglect of population-based approaches to smoking cessation: time for a more rigorous science of population health interventions
    David Lawrence
    Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Perth, WA, Australia
    Addiction 106:1549-54. 2011
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  13. ncbi request reprint Death rate from ischaemic heart disease in Western Australian psychiatric patients 1980-1998
    David M Lawrence
    Department of Public Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 182:31-6. 2003
    ..People with mental illness suffer excess mortality due to physical illnesses...
  14. ncbi request reprint The potential impact of smoke-free facilities on smoking cessation in people with mental illness
    David Lawrence
    Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, PO Box 855, West Perth, Western Australia 6872, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 45:1053-60. 2011
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Increasing 'active prevalence' of cancer in Western Australia and its implications for health services
    Kate J Brameld
    Centre for Health Services Research, Department of Public Health, The University of Western Australia, Crawley
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:164-9. 2002
    ..To measure the active and total prevalence of cancer in Western Australia from 1990-98 and to examine trends in utilisation of hospital services by prevalent cancer patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint Developmental and environmental factors supporting the health and well-being of Aboriginal adolescents
    Sven R Silburn
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Perth, Western Australia
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 19:345-54. 2007
    ..However, others such as alcohol and marijuana use and suicidal behaviour occur at similar levels to those seen in non-Aboriginal youth...
  17. ncbi request reprint Improved methods for estimating incidence from linked hospital morbidity data
    Kate J Brameld
    Department of Public Health, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 32:617-24. 2003
    ..To address this problem, we have developed the backcasting method...
  18. pmc Optimal fetal growth for the Caucasian singleton and assessment of appropriateness of fetal growth: an analysis of a total population perinatal database
    Eve M Blair
    Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, at the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, P, O, Box 855, West Perth, WA, 6872, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 5:13. 2005
    ..Appropriateness of growth can then be inferred from the ratio of the value of the observed dimension to that of the optimal dimension...
  19. ncbi request reprint Hospital chart review provided more accurate comorbidity information than data from a general practitioner survey or an administrative database
    David B Preen
    Centre for Health Services Research, School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley WA 6009, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:1295-304. 2004
    ..The accuracy of comorbidity data within the Western Australian Data Linkage System was evaluated by means of comparison with hospital charts and a general practitioner (GP) survey...