Andrea t Mannetje

Summary

Affiliation: Massey University
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint High risk occupations for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in New Zealand: case-control study
    A 't Mannetje
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, Private Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Occup Environ Med 65:354-63. 2008
  2. pmc Multiple Myeloma and lifetime occupation: results from the EPILYMPH study
    Carla Perrotta
    Medicina Familiar y Comunitaria, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Occup Med Toxicol 7:25. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Current concentrations, temporal trends and determinants of persistent organic pollutants in breast milk of New Zealand women
    Andrea t Mannetje
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, PO Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Sci Total Environ 458:399-407. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Partitioning of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) between human serum and breast milk: a literature review
    Andrea t Mannetje
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Chemosphere 89:911-8. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Welding and lung cancer in Central and Eastern Europe and the United Kingdom
    Andrea 't Mannetje
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington Campus, Wellington, New Zealand
    Am J Epidemiol 175:706-14. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Quantitative estimates of work-related death, disease and injury in New Zealand
    Andrea 't Mannetje
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, Wellington, New Zealand
    Scand J Work Environ Health 31:266-76. 2005
  7. pmc Mortality in New Zealand workers exposed to phenoxy herbicides and dioxins
    A 't Mannetje
    Centre for Public Health Research, Research School of Public Health, Massey University Wellington Campus, PO Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Occup Environ Med 62:34-40. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Determinants of non-response in an occupational exposure and health survey in New Zealand
    Andrea t Mannetje
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 35:256-63. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Developing a general population job-exposure matrix in the absence of sufficient exposure monitoring data
    Andrea M 't Mannetje
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, 6021 Wellington, New Zealand
    Ann Occup Hyg 55:879-85. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Bladder cancer risk in sales workers: artefact or cause for concern?
    Andrea 't Mannetje
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington Campus, Wellington, New Zealand
    Am J Ind Med 49:175-86. 2006

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Publications86

  1. ncbi request reprint High risk occupations for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in New Zealand: case-control study
    A 't Mannetje
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, Private Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Occup Environ Med 65:354-63. 2008
    ..A new nationwide case-control study was conducted to assess whether previously observed associations persist and to identify other occupations that may contribute to the risk of NHL in the New Zealand population...
  2. pmc Multiple Myeloma and lifetime occupation: results from the EPILYMPH study
    Carla Perrotta
    Medicina Familiar y Comunitaria, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Occup Med Toxicol 7:25. 2012
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  3. doi request reprint Current concentrations, temporal trends and determinants of persistent organic pollutants in breast milk of New Zealand women
    Andrea t Mannetje
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, PO Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Sci Total Environ 458:399-407. 2013
    ..Continued monitoring is needed particularly for the brominated POPs for which little New Zealand specific data is available...
  4. doi request reprint Partitioning of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) between human serum and breast milk: a literature review
    Andrea t Mannetje
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Chemosphere 89:911-8. 2012
    ..Furthermore such studies may shed light on compound specific factors as well as other determinants that may affect the partitioning and partition kinetics of POPs between serum and breast milk...
  5. doi request reprint Welding and lung cancer in Central and Eastern Europe and the United Kingdom
    Andrea 't Mannetje
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington Campus, Wellington, New Zealand
    Am J Epidemiol 175:706-14. 2012
    ..Given that welding remains a common task for many workers, exposure to welding fumes represents an important risk factor for lung cancer...
  6. ncbi request reprint Quantitative estimates of work-related death, disease and injury in New Zealand
    Andrea 't Mannetje
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, Wellington, New Zealand
    Scand J Work Environ Health 31:266-76. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to make quantitative estimates of the annual number of deaths from work-related disease and injury in New Zealand, as well as estimate the number of incident cases of work-related disease and injury...
  7. pmc Mortality in New Zealand workers exposed to phenoxy herbicides and dioxins
    A 't Mannetje
    Centre for Public Health Research, Research School of Public Health, Massey University Wellington Campus, PO Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Occup Environ Med 62:34-40. 2005
    ..To evaluate mortality in New Zealand phenoxy herbicide producers and sprayers exposed to dioxins...
  8. doi request reprint Determinants of non-response in an occupational exposure and health survey in New Zealand
    Andrea t Mannetje
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 35:256-63. 2011
    ..Study the determinants of non-response and the potential for non-response bias in a New Zealand survey of occupational exposures and health...
  9. doi request reprint Developing a general population job-exposure matrix in the absence of sufficient exposure monitoring data
    Andrea M 't Mannetje
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, 6021 Wellington, New Zealand
    Ann Occup Hyg 55:879-85. 2011
    ..6% of the New Zealand workforce is occupationally exposed to wood dust, corresponding to a total of 97 000 workers (86% male and 14% female). Construction-related occupations included the largest number of exposed workers...
  10. ncbi request reprint Bladder cancer risk in sales workers: artefact or cause for concern?
    Andrea 't Mannetje
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington Campus, Wellington, New Zealand
    Am J Ind Med 49:175-86. 2006
    ..We investigated whether these findings are likely to be due to chance, confounding or publication bias, or may involve causal associations...
  11. doi request reprint Occupational exposure to metal compounds and lung cancer. Results from a multi-center case-control study in Central/Eastern Europe and UK
    Andrea 't Mannetje
    Centre for Public Health Research, Wellington Campus, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1669-80. 2011
    ..To study the association between occupational exposure to metals including chromium, cadmium, nickel, and arsenic compounds, within a population-based study design, while adjusting for confounding factors...
  12. doi request reprint Farming, growing up on a farm, and haematological cancer mortality
    Andrea 't Mannetje
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Occup Environ Med 69:126-32. 2012
    ..This study aimed to examine whether farm exposures in childhood contribute to these risks, by using parental occupation in farming as a proxy for growing up on a farm...
  13. doi request reprint Lung cancer and occupation: A New Zealand cancer registry-based case-control study
    Marine Corbin
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Am J Ind Med 54:89-101. 2011
    ..There are many proven and suspected occupational causes of lung cancer, which will become relatively more important over time, as smoking prevalence decreases...
  14. doi request reprint Leukaemia and occupation: a New Zealand Cancer Registry-based case-control Study
    David McLean
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Int J Epidemiol 38:594-606. 2009
    ..To examine the association between occupation and leukaemia...
  15. doi request reprint Work-related stress and asthma: results from a workforce survey in New Zealand
    Amanda Eng
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Asthma 48:783-9. 2011
    ..We assessed the association between work-related stress and asthma in a cross-sectional workforce survey in New Zealand...
  16. doi request reprint Morbidity in former sawmill workers exposed to pentachlorophenol (PCP): a cross-sectional study in New Zealand
    David McLean
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Am J Ind Med 52:271-81. 2009
    ..From 1950 to 1990 pentachlorophenol (PCP) was used widely in the New Zealand sawmill industry, and persistent claims of long-term health effects have been made...
  17. ncbi request reprint Mortality and cancer incidence in New Zealand pulp and paper mill workers
    Dave McLean
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington
    N Z Med J 115:186-90. 2002
    ..To evaluate mortality and cancer incidence in a cohort of workers employed in the New Zealand pulp and paper industry, and to identify the exposures responsible for any increased risk...
  18. pmc Infections, medication use, and the prevalence of symptoms of asthma, rhinitis, and eczema in childhood
    Catherine Cohet
    Centre for Public Health Research, Research School of Public Health, Massey University Wellington Campus, Private Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:852-7. 2004
    ..The "hygiene hypothesis" postulates that infections during infancy may protect against asthma and atopy. There is also some evidence that antibiotic and/or paracetamol use may increase the risk of asthma...
  19. doi request reprint 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint 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...
  21. doi request reprint Ethnic differences in patterns of occupational exposure in New Zealand
    Amanda Eng
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Am J Ind Med 54:410-8. 2011
    ..To investigate the differences in occupational exposure between Māori (New Zealand's indigenous people) and non-Māori...
  22. ncbi request reprint Commentary: The rise and rise of corporate epidemiology and the narrowing of epidemiology's vision
    Neil Pearce
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, Private Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Int J Epidemiol 36:713-7. 2007
  23. pmc Worldwide trends in the prevalence of asthma symptoms: phase III of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC)
    Neil Pearce
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, Private Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Thorax 62:758-66. 2007
    ..In phase III the phase I survey was repeated in order to assess changes over time...
  24. 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...
  25. pmc Bias in occupational epidemiology studies
    Neil Pearce
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, Wellington, New Zealand
    Occup Environ Med 64:562-8. 2007
    ..However, it is also important to attempt to assess the likely direction and strength of biases that cannot be avoided or controlled...
  26. ncbi request reprint Case-control study of high risk occupations for bladder cancer in New Zealand
    Evan Dryson
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Int J Cancer 122:1340-6. 2008
    ....
  27. pmc Improving access to health care among New Zealand's Maori population
    Lis Ellison-Loschmann
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington Campus, Private Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Am J Public Health 96:612-7. 2006
    ..We use 2 approaches to health service development to demonstrate how Maori-led initiatives are seeking to improve access to and quality of health care for Maoris...
  28. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and causes of diabetes in Pacific people
    Sunia Foliaki
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington Campus
    Pac Health Dialog 10:90-8. 2003
    ..Attempts to control diabetes in a vacuum without reference to socioeconomic and political context is a convenient vehicle that has contributed to and will continue to fuel calories to the diabetes epidemic...
  29. doi request reprint Corporate influences on epidemiology
    Neil Pearce
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, Private Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Int J Epidemiol 37:46-53. 2008
    ....
  30. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Suitability of forced expiratory volume in 1 second/forced vital capacity vs percentage of predicted forced expiratory volume in 1 second for the classification of asthma severity in adolescents
    Christine van Dalen
    Centre for Public Health Research, Research School of Public Health, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:1169-74. 2008
    ..To determine whether lung function alters asthma severity based on symptom history in asthmatic adolescents...
  32. doi request reprint Serum dioxin levels in former New Zealand sawmill workers twenty years after exposure to pentachlorophenol (PCP) ceased
    David McLean
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, Private Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Chemosphere 74:962-7. 2009
    ..Serum dioxin levels in former New Zealand sawmill workers remain elevated twenty years after exposure to PCP ceased, and reflect the pattern of past PCP exposure...
  33. doi request reprint Antibiotic use in infancy and symptoms of asthma, rhinoconjunctivitis, and eczema in children 6 and 7 years old: International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood Phase III
    Sunia Foliaki
    Center for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 124:982-9. 2009
    ..Phase III of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood measured the global prevalence of symptoms of asthma, rhinoconjunctivitis, and eczema in children...
  34. doi request reprint The New Zealand workforce survey I: self-reported occupational exposures
    Amanda Eng
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington Campus, Private Box 756, Wellington 6021, New Zealand
    Ann Occup Hyg 54:144-53. 2010
    ..This study examines the prevalence of a range of occupational risk factors reported by a random sample of the New Zealand working population...
  35. ncbi request reprint Commentary: The end of the hygiene hypothesis?
    Jeroen Douwes
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, Private Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Int J Epidemiol 37:570-2. 2008
  36. doi request reprint 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...
  37. doi request reprint The New Zealand workforce survey II: occupational risk factors for asthma
    Amanda Eng
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, Private Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Ann Occup Hyg 54:154-64. 2010
    ..We report here the findings on occupational risk factors for asthma symptoms...
  38. ncbi request reprint The globalization of epidemiology: introductory remarks
    Neil Pearce
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, Private Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Int J Epidemiol 33:1127-31. 2004
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Persistent social class mortality differences in New Zealand men aged 15-64: an analysis of mortality during 1995-97
    Neil Pearce
    Department of Medicine, Wellington School of Medicine, and Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:17-22. 2002
    ..The objective was to repeat these analyses for 1995-97 in order to examine time trends, and to assess current social class patterns of mortality...
  40. 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...
  41. ncbi request reprint Can bacterial endotoxin exposure reverse atopy and atopic disease?
    Jeroen Douwes
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington Campus, Private Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:1051-4. 2004
    ..Observational studies and randomized trials to test this hypothesis could ultimately lead to the development of novel treatments for atopic diseases, such as allergic asthma, hay fever, and eczema...
  42. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology: populations, methods and theories
    Neil Pearce
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, Private Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:729-31. 2004
  43. pmc Effect measures in prevalence studies
    Neil Pearce
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, Wellington, New Zealand
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1047-50. 2004
    ..For these reasons, the prevalence odds ratio will continue to be one of the standard methods for analyzing prevalence studies and prevalence case-control studies...
  44. pmc Genetics, race, ethnicity, and health
    Neil Pearce
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, Private Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    BMJ 328:1070-2. 2004
  45. ncbi request reprint Regional variations in asthma hospitalisations among Maori and non-Maori
    Lis Ellison-Loschmann
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 117:U745. 2004
    ..To examine regional patterns of asthma hospitalisations in Maori and non-Maori...
  46. ncbi request reprint Agricultural exposures and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Neil Pearce
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, Wellington, New Zealand
    Scand J Work Environ Health 31:18-25; discussion 5-7. 2005
    ..Farmers may also have exposure to oncogenic viruses carried by farm animals, and studies of slaughterhouse workers and meat inspectors have found increased risks of NHL...
  47. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic sales and the prevalence of symptoms of asthma, rhinitis, and eczema: The International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC)
    Sunia Foliaki
    Centre for Public Health Research, Zassey University Wellington Campus, Wellington, New Zealand
    Int J Epidemiol 33:558-63. 2004
    ..We have conducted an ecologic analysis of the relationship between antibiotics sales and the prevalence of symptoms of asthma, allergic rhinoconjunctivitis, and atopic eczema in 99 centres from 28 countries...
  48. 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...
  49. pmc Prevention and control of diabetes in Pacific people
    Sunia Foliaki
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington Campus, Private Bag 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    BMJ 327:437-9. 2003
  50. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary: is indoor mold exposure a risk factor for asthma?
    Jeroen Douwes
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, Wellington, New Zealand
    Am J Epidemiol 158:203-6. 2003
  51. ncbi request reprint Asthma and the westernization 'package'
    Jeroen Douwes
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, Wellington, New Zealand
    Int J Epidemiol 31:1098-102. 2002
  52. pmc Is social capital the key to inequalities in health?
    Neil Pearce
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, New Zealand
    Am J Public Health 93:122-9. 2003
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Commentary: asthma time trends--mission accomplished?
    Neil Pearce
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, Private Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1018-9. 2005
  54. doi request reprint Concentrations of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in matched samples of indoor dust and breast milk in New Zealand
    Jonathan D Coakley
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington 6140, New Zealand
    Environ Int 59:255-61. 2013
    ..The estimated children's daily intake of PBDEs from dust and breast milk was below U.S. EPA Reference Dose values. The study shows that dust is an important human exposure source for common PBDE formulations in New Zealand. ..
  55. doi request reprint Gender differences in work-related risk factors associated with low back symptoms
    Baiduri Widanarko
    Centre for Ergonomics, Occupational Safety and Health, School of Management, College of Business, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Ergonomics 55:327-42. 2012
    ..Interventions to reduce LBS in workplaces should focus on reducing working in awkward/tiring positions, improving contact and cooperation with management, and reducing stressful jobs, especially amongst females...
  56. doi request reprint Measuring cancer survival in populations: relative survival vs cancer-specific survival
    Diana Sarfati
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
    Int J Epidemiol 39:598-610. 2010
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Respiratory symptoms and occupational exposures in New Zealand plywood mill workers
    Wouter Fransman
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, Private Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Ann Occup Hyg 47:287-95. 2003
    ..To study work exposure and respiratory symptoms in New Zealand plywood mill workers...
  58. ncbi request reprint Cancer among meat industry workers
    Dave McLean
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, Wellington, New Zealand
    Scand J Work Environ Health 30:425-37. 2004
    ..The results of studies of hematologic cancers have been less consistent, but they suggest a small excess risk for leukemia in association with similar exposures...
  59. pmc Cancer mortality in workers exposed to organochlorine compounds in the pulp and paper industry: an international collaborative study
    David McLean
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France Center for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1007-12. 2006
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Cellular telephone use and time trends for brain, head and neck tumours
    Angus Cook
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine, Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 116:U457. 2003
    ..In particular, we sought to compare trends in tumour rates in anatomical sites that receive high, medium and low levels of cellular telephone radiation (based on dosimetry data)...
  61. ncbi request reprint SIDRIA in the international context
    Neil Pearce
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, Wellington
    Epidemiol Prev 29:94-6. 2005
  62. pmc Changing pattern of ill health for indigenous people
    Sunia Foliaki
    BMJ 327:406-7. 2003
  63. ncbi request reprint 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...
  64. pmc Selecting appropriate study designs to address specific research questions in occupational epidemiology
    Harvey Checkoway
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Occup Environ Med 64:633-8. 2007
    ..limitations of conventional study designs including cohort studies, cross-sectional studies, repeated measures studies, case-control (industry- and community-based) studies, and more recently developed variants of the nested case-control..
  65. ncbi request reprint Health research in the Pacific
    Sunia Foliaki
    Ministry of Health, Kingdom of Tonga
    Pac Health Dialog 11:199-203. 2004
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Complexity, simplicity, and epidemiology
    Neil Pearce
    Int J Epidemiol 35:515-9. 2006
  67. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic position is more than just NZDep
    Tony Blakely
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago
    N Z Med J 115:109-11. 2002
  68. pmc Mortality from lung cancer in workers exposed to sulfur dioxide in the pulp and paper industry
    Won Jin Lee
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Environ Health Perspect 110:991-5. 2002
    ..Although residual confounding may have occurred, our results suggest that occupational exposure to SO(2) in the pulp and paper industry may be associated with an increased risk of lung cancer...
  69. ncbi request reprint Social class mortality differences in Maori and non-Maori men aged 15-64 during the last two decades
    Andrew Sporle
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine
    N Z Med J 115:127-31. 2002
    ..This investigation uses data from 1996-97 to update previous studies of social class mortality differences in Maori and non-Maori New Zealand men aged 15-64 years...
  70. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic factors and mortality among 25-64 year olds followed from 1991 to 1994: the New Zealand Census-Mortality Study
    Tony Blakely
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine, University of Otago
    N Z Med J 115:93-7. 2002
    ....
  71. pmc Geographically based approaches can identify environmental causes of disease
    Manolis Kogevinas
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:717-8. 2005
  72. ncbi request reprint Exposure to asbestos and lung and pleural cancer mortality among pulp and paper industry workers
    Rafael Carel
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    J Occup Environ Med 44:579-84. 2002
    ....
  73. pmc Compression, expansion, or dynamic equilibrium? The evolution of health expectancy in New Zealand
    Patrick Graham
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:659-66. 2004
    ..To evaluate the New Zealand evidence for three theories of population health change: compression of morbidity, expansion of morbidity, and dynamic equilibrium...
  74. ncbi request reprint The INTERPHONE study: design, epidemiological methods, and description of the study population
    Elisabeth Cardis
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372, Lyon, Cedex 08, France
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:647-64. 2007
    ..Particular attention was paid to estimating the amount and direction of potential recall and participation biases and their impact on the study results...
  75. ncbi request reprint Respiratory symptoms and lung function change in welders: are they associated with workplace exposures?
    David Fishwick
    Sheffield Occupational and Environmental Lung Injury Centre, Respiratory Function Unit, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    N Z Med J 117:U872. 2004
    ..This study investigates whether work-related respiratory symptoms and acute falls in forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1), previously observed in current welders, are related to measured workplace exposures to total fume and metals...
  76. ncbi request reprint Asthma prevalence in European, Maori, and Pacific children in New Zealand: ISAAC study
    Philip K Pattemore
    Department of Paediatrics, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Otago, New Zealand
    Pediatr Pulmonol 37:433-42. 2004
    ..Further studies are needed to determine the reasons for these apparent differences in asthma severity...
  77. ncbi request reprint Has the prevalence and severity of symptoms of asthma changed among children in New Zealand? ISAAC Phase Three
    M Innes Asher
    Department of Paediatrics Child and Youth Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland Mail Centre, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 121:52-63. 2008
    ..To investigate time trends in prevalence of symptoms of asthma by repeating, during 2001-3 (Phase Three), the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) Phase One study that was conducted in New Zealand in 1992-3...
  78. pmc Exposure and dose modelling in occupational epidemiology
    David Kriebel
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
    Occup Environ Med 64:492-8. 2007
    ..We hope to stimulate further applications through this presentation...
  79. ncbi request reprint Maternal complications and procedures in pregnancy and at birth and wheezing phenotypes in children
    Franca Rusconi
    Epidemiology Unit, Anna Meyer Children s Hospital, Via Luca Giordano 7 m, 50132 Florence, Italy
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 175:16-21. 2007
    ..There is increasing interest in the potential influence of fetal and early life conditions on childhood wheezing...
  80. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of recruiting a birth cohort through the Internet: the experience of the NINFEA cohort
    Lorenzo Richiardi
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, CeRMS and Center for Oncologic Prevention, University of Turin, V Santena 7, 10126, Turin, Italy
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:831-7. 2007
    ..As with many other types of birth cohort study, the participants are a self-selected sample. To minimise selection bias analyses should therefore be limited to internal comparisons...
  81. ncbi request reprint Mortality from cancer and other causes in parents of children with cancer: a population-based study in Piedmont, Italy
    Luisa Zuccolo
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont, Cancer Epidemiology Unit, S Giovanni Hospital and University of Turin, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 16:390-5. 2007
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint Bayesian methods for early detection of changes in childhood cancer incidence: trends for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia are consistent with an infectious aetiology
    Milena Maria Maule
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont, Cancer Epidemiology Unit, CPO Piemonte, CeRMS, S Giovanni Hospital and University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 42:78-83. 2006
    ....
  83. ncbi request reprint Semi-Bayes and empirical Bayes adjustment methods for multiple comparisons
    Marine Corbin
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, CeRMS and CPO, University of Turin, Italy
    Epidemiol Prev 32:108-10. 2008
    ..In this paper, we report on a research in which we applied these methods to a case-control study of occupational risk factors for lung cancer and tested their performance...
  84. ncbi request reprint The Latin American exception: why is childhood asthma so prevalent in Brazil?
    Neil Pearce
    J Pediatr (Rio J) 82:319-21. 2006
  85. ncbi request reprint What proportion of rhinitis symptoms is attributable to atopy?
    Angela Zacharasiewicz
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Pulmonary and Infectious Diseases, Wilhelminenspital der Stadt, Montleartstrasse 37, A 1170 Vienna, Austria
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:385-90. 2003
    ..For future research on the prevalence and possible increase of atopic rhinitis, it seems to be of major importance to differentiate between atopic and other forms of rhinitis...
  86. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends in the incidence of childhood leukemia, lymphomas and solid tumors in north-west Italy, 1967-2001. A report of the Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont
    Paola Dalmasso
    Childhood Center Registry of Piedmont, CPO Piemonte, CeRMS, S Giovanni Hospital, University of Turin, Italy
    Haematologica 90:1197-204. 2005
    ..We present an analysis of cancer incidence trends in Piedmont (Italy) in 1967-2001 for the major categories of childhood malignant neoplasms...

Research Grants2

  1. Occupational risk factors for NHL and NHL subtypes: an InterLymph-based analysis
    ANDREA MANNETJE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This large study conducted by an international team of expert collaborators will provide sufficient study power to reach the outlined aims and contribute to the knowledge of the etiology of NHL. ..