Mona Jeffreys

Summary

Affiliation: Massey University
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi Body mass index in early and mid-adulthood, and subsequent mortality: a historical cohort study
    M Jeffreys
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, Wellington, New Zealand
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:1391-7. 2003
  2. ncbi Childhood body mass index and later cancer risk: a 50-year follow-up of the Boyd Orr study
    Mona Jeffreys
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Int J Cancer 112:348-51. 2004
  3. ncbi Life course breast cancer risk factors and adult breast density (United Kingdom)
    Mona Jeffreys
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington Campus, Private Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Cancer Causes Control 15:947-55. 2004
  4. pmc Ethnic inequalities in cancer survival in New Zealand: linkage study
    Mona Jeffreys
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Private Bag 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Am J Public Health 95:834-7. 2005
  5. pmc Ethnic differences in cause specific mortality among hospitalised patients with diabetes: a linkage study in New Zealand
    Mona Jeffreys
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Private Bag 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:961-6. 2005
  6. ncbi Lifecourse weight patterns and adult-onset diabetes: the Glasgow Alumni and British Women's Heart and Health studies
    M Jeffreys
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:507-12. 2006
  7. pmc Breast cancer risk factors and a novel measure of volumetric breast density: cross-sectional study
    M Jeffreys
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, Private Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Br J Cancer 98:210-6. 2008
  8. ncbi Effects of self-reported racial discrimination and deprivation on Māori health and inequalities in New Zealand: cross-sectional study
    Ricci Harris
    Public Health Intelligence, Ministry of Health, PO Box 5013, Wellington, New Zealand
    Lancet 367:2005-9. 2006
  9. pmc Age and ethnic differences in volumetric breast density in new zealand women: a cross-sectional study
    Lis Ellison-Loschmann
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
    PLoS ONE 8:e70217. 2013
  10. doi Socio-economic inequalities in survival from screen-detected breast cancer in South West England: population-based cohort study
    Fiona McKenzie
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Eur J Public Health 22:418-22. 2012

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi Body mass index in early and mid-adulthood, and subsequent mortality: a historical cohort study
    M Jeffreys
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, Wellington, New Zealand
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:1391-7. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the associations between body mass index (BMI) in early and mid-adulthood, and BMI change between these ages, and mortality...
  2. ncbi Childhood body mass index and later cancer risk: a 50-year follow-up of the Boyd Orr study
    Mona Jeffreys
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Int J Cancer 112:348-51. 2004
    ..We conclude that childhood BMI is related to increased risk of cancer in later life, particularly smoking-related cancers...
  3. ncbi Life course breast cancer risk factors and adult breast density (United Kingdom)
    Mona Jeffreys
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington Campus, Private Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Cancer Causes Control 15:947-55. 2004
    ..To determine whether risk factors in childhood and early adulthood affect later mammographic breast density...
  4. pmc Ethnic inequalities in cancer survival in New Zealand: linkage study
    Mona Jeffreys
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Private Bag 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Am J Public Health 95:834-7. 2005
    ..Stage at diagnosis accounted for only part of these differences. Possible factors responsible for ethnic inequalities might include access to specialized cancer services and the quality of care received...
  5. pmc Ethnic differences in cause specific mortality among hospitalised patients with diabetes: a linkage study in New Zealand
    Mona Jeffreys
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Private Bag 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:961-6. 2005
    ..To describe patterns of excess mortality among patients with diabetes in three ethnic groups...
  6. ncbi Lifecourse weight patterns and adult-onset diabetes: the Glasgow Alumni and British Women's Heart and Health studies
    M Jeffreys
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:507-12. 2006
    ..To examine the association between body weight measures across the lifecourse and the risk of adult-onset diabetes...
  7. pmc Breast cancer risk factors and a novel measure of volumetric breast density: cross-sectional study
    M Jeffreys
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, Private Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Br J Cancer 98:210-6. 2008
    ..In particular, the positive relationship between BMI and SMF volume suggests that volume of dense breast tissue will be a useful marker in breast cancer studies...
  8. ncbi Effects of self-reported racial discrimination and deprivation on Māori health and inequalities in New Zealand: cross-sectional study
    Ricci Harris
    Public Health Intelligence, Ministry of Health, PO Box 5013, Wellington, New Zealand
    Lancet 367:2005-9. 2006
    ..Our aim was to assess the effect of self-reported racial discrimination and deprivation on health inequalities in these two ethnic groups...
  9. pmc Age and ethnic differences in volumetric breast density in new zealand women: a cross-sectional study
    Lis Ellison-Loschmann
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
    PLoS ONE 8:e70217. 2013
    ..Breast density may be a contributing factor to NZ's well-known, but poorly explained, inequalities in breast cancer incidence. ..
  10. doi Socio-economic inequalities in survival from screen-detected breast cancer in South West England: population-based cohort study
    Fiona McKenzie
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Eur J Public Health 22:418-22. 2012
    ..Making this distinction will allow inferences about the relative contributions of pre- and post-diagnostic delay to these inequalities...
  11. doi Demographic differences in stage at diagnosis and cervical cancer survival in New Zealand, 1994-2005
    Naomi Brewer
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:955-63. 2009
    ..To investigate ethnic, socioeconomic, and urban/rural differences in stage at diagnosis and cervical cancer survival in New Zealand...
  12. doi Investigating reasons for ethnic inequalities in breast cancer survival in New Zealand
    Fiona McKenzie
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Private Bag 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Ethn Health 16:535-49. 2011
    ..This study investigated the role that demographic and tumour factors play in explaining ethnic inequalities in breast cancer survival...
  13. doi A New Zealand linkage study examining the associations between A1C concentration and mortality
    Naomi Brewer
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Diabetes Care 31:1144-9. 2008
    ..To examine associations between A1C concentration and mortality in a New Zealand population...
  14. ncbi Prognostic factors in women with breast cancer: inequalities by ethnicity and socioeconomic position in New Zealand
    Fiona McKenzie
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington Campus, Private Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Cancer Causes Control 19:403-11. 2008
    ..To investigate differences in breast cancer prognostic factors between ethnic and socioeconomic groups in New Zealand...
  15. doi Ethnic differences in disease presentation of uterine cancer in New Zealand women
    Ridvan Tupai Firestone
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 38:239-45. 2012
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  16. pmc Does comorbidity explain the ethnic inequalities in cervical cancer survival in New Zealand? A retrospective cohort study
    Naomi Brewer
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, PO Box 756, Wellington 6140, New Zealand
    BMC Cancer 11:132. 2011
    ..We investigated the association of comorbidity with cervical cancer survival, and whether comorbidity accounted for the previously observed ethnic differences in survival...
  17. ncbi Racism and health: the relationship between experience of racial discrimination and health in New Zealand
    Ricci Harris
    Ministry of Health, Wellington, New Zealand
    Soc Sci Med 63:1428-41. 2006
    ..These results highlight the need for racism to be considered in efforts to eliminate ethnic inequalities in health...
  18. doi Investigating reasons for socioeconomic inequalities in breast cancer survival in New Zealand
    Fiona McKenzie
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Private Bag 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Cancer Epidemiol 34:702-8. 2010
    ..This study investigated the role that demographic and tumour factors play in explaining socioeconomic inequalities in breast cancer survival...
  19. doi Does screening history explain the ethnic differences in stage at diagnosis of cervical cancer in New Zealand?
    Naomi Brewer
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Int J Epidemiol 39:156-65. 2010
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  20. ncbi Association between glycosylated hemoglobin and cancer risk: a New Zealand linkage study
    N Travier
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Ann Oncol 18:1414-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA(1c)) level and subsequent cancer risk...
  21. doi Characteristics of ovarian cancer in women residing in Aotearoa, New Zealand: 1993-2004
    R T Firestone
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Private Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:814-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to describe ethnic patterns in the incidence and mortality of ovarian cancer in New Zealand, and to investigate ethnic and socioeconomic differences in the grade and stage of ovarian cancer...
  22. pmc Cigarette smoking and risk of breast cancer in a New Zealand multi-ethnic case-control study
    Fiona McKenzie
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    PLoS ONE 8:e63132. 2013
    ..The association between breast cancer and tobacco smoke is currently unclear. The aim of this study was to assess the effect of smoking behaviours on the risk of breast cancer among three ethnic groups of New Zealand women...
  23. doi Do lifestyle or social factors explain ethnic/racial inequalities in breast cancer survival?
    Fiona McKenzie
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Epidemiol Rev 31:52-66. 2009
    ..In this review, the authors make suggestions regarding the role of epidemiology in facilitating further research to better inform the development of effective policies to address ethnic differences in survival...
  24. ncbi Self-reported oral health care and access to oral health information among pregnant women in Wellington, New Zealand
    Bianca M Claas
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, NZ PO Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 124:37-50. 2011
    ..The aims of this study were to gain an understanding of pregnant women's oral health care practices, access to information, and dental care usage in New Zealand, and to investigate whether these differed between sociodemographic groups...
  25. ncbi Initial experiences of using an automated volumetric measure of breast density: the standard mammogram form
    M Jeffreys
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Private Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Br J Radiol 79:378-82. 2006
    ..027 cm3 (95% confidence interval (CI) -0.044 to -0.009) and of ln(SMF%) was 0.005% (95% CI -0.008% to 0.019%). We present these initial data as a background for future analytical work using SMF...
  26. ncbi Breast density: agreement of measures from film and digital image
    M Jeffreys
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus Private Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Br J Radiol 76:561-3. 2003
    ..This evidence justifies the use of digital images in the visual assessment of breast density in research studies...
  27. ncbi Comparing measurements of breast density
    R Highnam
    Highnam Associates Limited, Wellington, New Zealand
    Phys Med Biol 52:5881-95. 2007
    ..We discuss why it might not be appropriate to assume SMF (or any volume measure) has a similar breast cancer risk prediction capability to SCC...
  28. ncbi Survival from rectal and anal cancers in England and Wales, 1986-2001
    Mona Jeffreys
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, Private Bag 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Eur J Cancer 42:1434-40. 2006
    ..Which of these factors contribute to the widening socioeconomic inequalities in survival remains to be elucidated...
  29. pmc Associations between tooth loss and mortality patterns in the Glasgow Alumni Cohort
    Yu Kang Tu
    Leeds Dental Institute, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Heart 93:1098-103. 2007
    ..To use data from the Glasgow Alumni Cohort to investigate whether oral health in young adulthood is independently associated with later life cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cancer mortality...
  30. ncbi Cancer in Pacific people in New Zealand: a descriptive study
    Sunia Foliaki
    Ministry of Health, Kingdom of Tonga
    Pac Health Dialog 11:94-100. 2004
    ..In addition we have commenced regional training on cancer epidemiology and propose further cancer studies in both New Zealand and the Pacific Islands...
  31. pmc Childhood socioeconomic circumstances predict specific causes of death in adulthood: the Glasgow student cohort study
    Bruna Galobardes
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Whiteladies Road, Canynge Hall, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:527-9. 2006
  32. doi Cancer disparities in indigenous Polynesian populations: Māori, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific people
    Gabi U Dachs
    Angiogenesis Research Group, Department of Pathology, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Lancet Oncol 9:473-84. 2008
    ..Disparities in measures of health are highlighted, as are evident differences in knowledge of tumour biology and cancer management between majority and minority populations...