Richard Edwards

Summary

Affiliation: University of Otago
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Support for a tobacco endgame and increased regulation of the tobacco industry among New Zealand smokers: results from a National Survey
    Richard Edwards
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Tob Control 22:e86-93. 2013
  2. pmc Qualitative exploration of public and smoker understanding of, and reactions to, an endgame solution to the tobacco epidemic
    Richard Edwards
    University of Otago, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 12:782. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Setting a good example? Changes in smoking prevalence among key occupational groups in New Zealand: evidence from the 1981 and 2006 censuses
    Richard Edwards
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:329-37. 2012
  4. pmc Anthropometry measures and prevalence of obesity in the urban adult population of Cameroon: an update from the Cameroon Burden of Diabetes Baseline Survey
    Raoul M Kamadjeu
    Health of Population in Transition Research Group, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Yaounde University I, Cameroon
    BMC Public Health 6:228. 2006
  5. pmc Prioritising between direct observation of therapy and case-finding interventions for tuberculosis: use of population impact measures
    Richard F Heller
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    BMC Med 4:35. 2006
  6. pmc Daring to dream: reactions to tobacco endgame ideas among policy-makers, media and public health practitioners
    Richard Edwards
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 11:580. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking and primary open angle glaucoma: a systematic review
    Richard Edwards
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Glaucoma 17:558-66. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Low and declining cigarette smoking rates among doctors and nurses: 2006 New Zealand Census data
    Richard Edwards
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 121:43-51. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Smoking, smoking cessation, and use of smoking cessation aids and support services in South Derbyshire, England
    Richard Edwards
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, PO Box 7343, Wellington, New Zealand
    Public Health 121:321-32. 2007
  10. pmc Beneficial impacts of a national smokefree environments law on an indigenous population: a multifaceted evaluation
    Richard Edwards
    Health Promotion and Policy Research Unit, Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Int J Equity Health 8:12. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Support for a tobacco endgame and increased regulation of the tobacco industry among New Zealand smokers: results from a National Survey
    Richard Edwards
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Tob Control 22:e86-93. 2013
    ..To examine the prevalence of smoker support for a ban on cigarette sales in 10 years time and increased regulation of the tobacco industry and to investigate the independent associations of support for these measures...
  2. pmc Qualitative exploration of public and smoker understanding of, and reactions to, an endgame solution to the tobacco epidemic
    Richard Edwards
    University of Otago, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 12:782. 2012
    ..We explored the understanding of, and reactions to, a tobacco-free vision and an endgame approach to tobacco control among New Zealand smokers and non-smokers...
  3. doi request reprint Setting a good example? Changes in smoking prevalence among key occupational groups in New Zealand: evidence from the 1981 and 2006 censuses
    Richard Edwards
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:329-37. 2012
    ..Our aim was to assess trends in smoking prevalence among potential role model occupational groups in NZ...
  4. pmc Anthropometry measures and prevalence of obesity in the urban adult population of Cameroon: an update from the Cameroon Burden of Diabetes Baseline Survey
    Raoul M Kamadjeu
    Health of Population in Transition Research Group, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Yaounde University I, Cameroon
    BMC Public Health 6:228. 2006
    ..The objective of the study was to provide baseline and reference data on the prevalence and distribution of overweight and obesity, using different anthropometric measurements in adult urban populations in Cameroon...
  5. pmc Prioritising between direct observation of therapy and case-finding interventions for tuberculosis: use of population impact measures
    Richard F Heller
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    BMC Med 4:35. 2006
    ..Using tuberculosis (TB) in India as an example, we examined the population impact of two interventions: direct observation of therapy and increasing case-finding...
  6. pmc Daring to dream: reactions to tobacco endgame ideas among policy-makers, media and public health practitioners
    Richard Edwards
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 11:580. 2011
    ..We explored attitudes towards supply-side focused 'endgame' tobacco control approaches and how they can be best communicated with senior policymakers, journalists, and public health practitioners...
  7. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking and primary open angle glaucoma: a systematic review
    Richard Edwards
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Glaucoma 17:558-66. 2008
    ..To evaluate the epidemiologic evidence for a causal association between tobacco smoking and primary open angle glaucoma (POAG)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Low and declining cigarette smoking rates among doctors and nurses: 2006 New Zealand Census data
    Richard Edwards
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 121:43-51. 2008
    ..To examine smoking status among doctors and nurses using data from the 2006 Census and to describe recent trends in smoking prevalence among doctors and nurses...
  9. ncbi request reprint Smoking, smoking cessation, and use of smoking cessation aids and support services in South Derbyshire, England
    Richard Edwards
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, PO Box 7343, Wellington, New Zealand
    Public Health 121:321-32. 2007
    ....
  10. pmc Beneficial impacts of a national smokefree environments law on an indigenous population: a multifaceted evaluation
    Richard Edwards
    Health Promotion and Policy Research Unit, Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Int J Equity Health 8:12. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  11. ncbi request reprint Smoking outdoors at pubs and bars: is it a problem? An air quality study
    Richard Edwards
    Health Promotion and Policy Research Unit, Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 124:27-37. 2011
    ..iii) To evaluate evidence that the degree of communication between the outdoor smoking area and indoor areas influences the level of particulates indoors...
  12. pmc Does living near heavy industry cause lung cancer in women? A case-control study using life grid interviews
    R Edwards
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Thorax 61:1076-82. 2006
    ..Previous research has implicated industrial pollution as a possible cause. A study was undertaken to investigate whether prolonged residence close to heavy industry is associated with lung cancer among women in Teesside...
  13. doi request reprint After the smoke has cleared: evaluation of the impact of a new national smoke-free law in New Zealand
    R Edwards
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Tob Control 17:e2. 2008
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Pleasure or pain? A profile of smokers in Northern England
    R Edwards
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, PO Box 7343, Wellington, New Zealand
    Public Health 120:760-8. 2006
    ..To construct a profile of smokers using multiple indices of physical, mental and social health...
  15. doi request reprint Spousal smoking as an indicator of total secondhand smoke exposure
    Richard Edwards
    Department of Public Health, Health Promotion and Policy Research Group, PO Box 7343, Wellington, New Zealand
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:606-13. 2009
    ..Secondhand smoke exposure was measured in the home (spousal and nonspousal), workplace, and social/other settings over the whole life course...
  16. pmc Levels of second hand smoke in pubs and bars by deprivation and food-serving status: a cross-sectional study from North West England
    Richard Edwards
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 6:42. 2006
    ..We set out to test the hypothesis that pubs from more deprived areas and non food-serving pubs have higher levels of particulate air pollution...
  17. pmc Use of a national quitline and variation in use by smoker characteristics: ITC Project New Zealand
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:S78-84. 2010
    ..The setting was New Zealand (NZ), which takes proactive measures to attract disadvantaged smokers to this service...
  18. doi request reprint Characteristics of smoker support for increasing a dedicated tobacco tax: national survey data from New Zealand
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington South, PO Box 7343, Wellington, New Zealand
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:168-73. 2010
    ..To examine smoker support for tobacco tax and for increased dedicated tobacco taxes, along with associations forany such support...
  19. doi request reprint Smokers have varying misperceptions about the harmfulness of menthol cigarettes: national survey data
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 35:364-7. 2011
    ..To describe the prevalence of menthol use and perceptions of relative harmfulness among smokers in an ethnically diverse population where tobacco marketing is relatively constrained (New Zealand)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Government paralysis? Stable tobacco prices mean preventable deaths and disease persist, along with health inequalities in New Zealand
    George Thomson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Box 7343 Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 123:74-80. 2010
    ..These could include more prime-time mass media campaigns and greater Quitline capacity. Tobacco tax increases are a highly evidence-based policy that could help reduce harm to the health of New Zealanders and reduce health inequalities...
  21. ncbi request reprint 'The times are changing': New Zealand smokers' perceptions of the tobacco endgame
    Ninya Maubach
    Department of Marketing, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Tob Control 22:395-400. 2013
    ..Public support for stronger policies could strengthen political will; however, little is known about how smokers perceive endgame scenarios or the factors underlying their support or opposition to these...
  22. pmc Misperceptions of "light" cigarettes abound: national survey data
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 9:126. 2009
    ..In this study we aimed to determine smokers' use and beliefs concerning "light" and "mild" cigarettes ("lights"), including in relation to ethnicity, deprivation and other socio-demographic characteristics...
  23. doi request reprint A qualitative case study of policy maker views about the protection of children from smoking in cars
    George Thomson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Box 7343, Wellington South, Wellington, New Zealand
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:970-7. 2010
    ....
  24. doi request reprint At the frontier of tobacco control: a brief review of public attitudes toward smoke-free outdoor places
    George Thomson
    University of Otago, Box 7343, Wellington South, Wellington, New Zealand
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:584-90. 2009
    ..Their use appears to be one of the frontier areas of tobacco control development. We briefly reviewed the available reports on public attitudes about smoke-free public outdoor areas...
  25. doi request reprint Increased smoker recognition of a national quitline number following introduction of improved pack warnings: ITC Project New Zealand
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:S72-7. 2010
    ..We examined how recognition of a national quitline number changed after new health warnings were required on tobacco packaging in New Zealand (NZ)...
  26. doi request reprint What are the elements of the tobacco endgame?
    George Thomson
    University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Tob Control 21:293-5. 2012
    ..Even with some or all these circumstances, opposition from business, internal government forces and international factors may influence results...
  27. ncbi request reprint Use of four major tobacco control interventions in New Zealand: a review
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, PO Box 7343, Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 121:71-86. 2008
    ..To identify the extent to which four major population-level tobacco control interventions were used in New Zealand from January 2000 to June 2007...
  28. pmc Lessons from New Zealand's introduction of pictorial health warnings on tobacco packaging
    Janet Hoek
    Department of Marketing, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, Otago, 9054, New Zealand
    Bull World Health Organ 88:861-6. 2010
    ..All countries could also support moves by the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control's Secretariat to develop an international bank of copyright-free warnings...
  29. pmc Potential advantages and disadvantages of an endgame strategy: a 'sinking lid' on tobacco supply
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, Wellington 6002, New Zealand
    Tob Control 22:i18-21. 2013
    ..One possible supply-side strategy for the tobacco endgame is a government-mandated 'sinking lid' on tobacco supply (tradeable but decreasing quotas on sales or imports)...
  30. doi request reprint A decade of tobacco control efforts in New Zealand (1996-2006): impacts on inequalities in census-derived smoking prevalence
    Clare Salmond
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:664-73. 2012
    ..The purpose of this paper is to inform policy by examining the relationships between smoking prevalence and age, sex, socioeconomic position, and ethnicity, comparing data from the 1996 and 2006 national censuses...
  31. pmc A new national smokefree law increased calls to a national quitline
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, Otago University Wellington, Wellington South, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 7:75. 2007
    ..Previous work has shown that the number of calls to the Quitline are influenced by marketing of the service through media campaigns. We set out to investigate if the smokefree law increased calls to the Quitline...
  32. ncbi request reprint A persisting secondhand smoke hazard in urban public places: results from fine particulate (PM2.5) air sampling
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago Wellington, PO Box 7343 Wellington South, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 124:34-47. 2011
    ..To assess the need for additional smokefree settings, by measuring secondhand smoke (SHS) in a range of public places in an urban setting...
  33. doi request reprint Ending appreciable tobacco use in a nation: using a sinking lid on supply
    George Thomson
    University of Otago, Wellington, Box 7343, Wellington, New Zealand
    Tob Control 19:431-5. 2010
    ..The likely context for initial success in jurisdictions includes geographical isolation and/or strong border controls, absence of significant tobacco production and/or manufacturing and low government corruption...
  34. doi request reprint In sight, in mind: retailer compliance with legislation on limiting retail tobacco displays
    Megan Quedley
    University of Otago, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1347-54. 2008
    ..The results suggest that the implementation of legislation to partly limit retail displays of tobacco products can be difficult. A ban on retail displays of tobacco products is likely to be a more effective and enforceable policy...
  35. pmc Smoker interest in lower harm alternatives to cigarettes: national survey data
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington South, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1467-73. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine knowledge and attitudes to lower harm alternatives to cigarettes among New Zealand (NZ) smokers...
  36. doi request reprint Tobacco branding, plain packaging, pictorial warnings, and symbolic consumption
    Janet Hoek
    University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Qual Health Res 22:630-9. 2012
    ..Replacing tobacco branding with larger health warnings diminishes the cachet brand insignia creates, weakens the social benefits brands confer on users, and represents a potentially powerful policy measure...
  37. pmc What is behind smoker support for new smokefree areas? National survey data
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 10:498. 2010
    ..Some countries have started to extend indoor smokefree laws to cover cars and various outdoor settings. However, policy-modifiable factors around smoker support for these new laws are not well described...
  38. pmc Public, private and personal: qualitative research on policymakers' opinions on smokefree interventions to protect children in 'private' spaces
    Gareth Rouch
    University of Otago, Wellington, Box 7343 Wellington, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 10:797. 2010
    ..In particular, to seek policymaker opinions on the regulation of smoking in homes, cars and public parks and playgrounds in a country with incomplete smokefree laws (New Zealand)...
  39. doi request reprint Strong smoker interest in 'setting an example to children' by quitting: national survey data
    George Thomson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 35:81-4. 2011
    ..To further explore smoker views on reasons to quit...
  40. ncbi request reprint Survey of descriptors on cigarette packs: still misleading consumers?
    Jo Peace
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington School of Medicine, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 122:90-6. 2009
    ..This study explored changes in tobacco packaging that had been introduced to the New Zealand market, by surveying descriptors used on cigarette packs after the Commerce Commission's warning...
  41. ncbi request reprint The association of active smoking with multiple cancers: national census-cancer registry cohorts with quantitative bias analysis
    Tony Blakely
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, PO Box 7343, Wellington, New Zealand
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1243-55. 2013
    ....
  42. doi request reprint Social smokers' management of conflicted identities
    Janet Hoek
    Department of Marketing, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Tob Control 22:261-5. 2013
    ..The authors also examined alcohol's role in facilitating social smoking and investigated measures that would decouple drinking and smoking...
  43. pmc A cross-sectional analysis of how young adults perceive tobacco brands: implications for FCTC signatories
    Philip Gendall
    University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 12:796. 2012
    ..To test whether tobacco packaging functions as advertising by communicating attractive and distinctive brand attributes, we explored how young adult smokers and non-smokers interpreted familiar and unfamiliar tobacco brands...
  44. ncbi request reprint Public support for more action on smoking
    Philip Gendall
    Department of Marketing, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 126:85-94. 2013
    ..These results are consistent with growing evidence of public support for stronger tobacco control interventions and confirm that preventive health measures have broad public appeal. ..
  45. doi request reprint Parental behaviours, but not parental smoking, influence current smoking and smoking susceptibility among 14 and 15 year-old children
    Andrew Waa
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 35:530-6. 2011
    ..To explore whether parental behaviours related to smoking socialisation and parenting are associated with smoking susceptibility and current smoking in 14-15 year old students...
  46. ncbi request reprint If nobody smoked tobacco in New Zealand from 2020 onwards, what effect would this have on ethnic inequalities in life expectancy?
    Tony Blakely
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, PO Box 7343, Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 123:26-36. 2010
    ..If nobody smoked tobacco from 2020 onwards, then life expectancy in 2040 will be approximated by projected never-smoker life expectancy...
  47. ncbi request reprint Support by New Zealand smokers for new types of smokefree areas: national survey data
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago Wellington, PO Box 7343 Wellington South, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 122:80-9. 2009
    ..To describe smoker support for new smokefree laws covering cars and outdoor settings, in a national sample of New Zealand (NZ) smokers...
  48. ncbi request reprint How to substantially increase recruitment in cancer trials in New Zealand
    David Hadorn
    Centre for Assessment and Prioritisation, Department of Public Health, University of Otago Wellington, PO Box 7343, Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 126:57-68. 2013
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Tobacco retail displays: a comparison of industry arguments and retailers' experiences
    Janet Hoek
    Department of Marketing, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Tob Control 21:497-501. 2012
    ..These arguments have successfully delayed policy development in several jurisdictions...
  50. ncbi request reprint Hazardous patterns of alcohol use are relatively common in smokers: ITC Project (New Zealand)
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago Wellington, Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 125:34-41. 2012
    ..To describe patterns of alcohol use in a nationally-representative sample of New Zealand smokers...
  51. pmc National smokefree law in New Zealand improves air quality inside bars, pubs and restaurants
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 7:85. 2007
    ....
  52. pmc Distribution of new graphic warning labels: Are tobacco companies following regulations?
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Tob Induc Dis 5:14. 2009
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Evidence and arguments on tobacco retail displays: marketing an addictive drug to children?
    George Thomson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 121:87-98. 2008
    ..To investigate arguments for and against a ban on tobacco displays in New Zealand shops...
  54. pmc Food, fizzy, and football: promoting unhealthy food and beverages through sport - a New Zealand case study
    MARY ANN CARTER
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, 23a Mein St Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 13:126. 2013
    ..This study aimed to identify the characteristics and extent of sponsorships and associated marketing by food and non-alcoholic beverage brands and companies through a case study of New Zealand sport...
  55. doi request reprint Young adults' interpretations of tobacco brands: implications for tobacco control
    Philip Gendall
    Department of Marketing, Massey University, New Zealand
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:911-8. 2011
    ..Knowledge of how groups prone to smoking experimentation interpret tobacco branding would inform the debate over plain packaging currently occurring in many countries...
  56. doi request reprint Estimating missed government tax revenue from foreign tobacco: survey of discarded cigarette packs
    N Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Tob Control 18:416-8. 2009
    ..To clarify the extent of use of foreign (including duty free, foreign normal retail and smuggled) tobacco, and to estimate missed government tax revenue in a geographically isolated country...
  57. ncbi request reprint How do tobacco retail displays affect cessation attempts? Findings from a qualitative study
    J Hoek
    Department of Marketing, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Tob Control 19:334-7. 2010
    ..Calls to ban tobacco retail displays would be strengthened if this measure would deter initiation and support cessation...
  58. ncbi request reprint New Zealand tobacco retailers' attitudes to selling tobacco, point-of-sale display bans and other tobacco control measures: a qualitative analysis
    Richard Jaine
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago Wellington, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 127:53-66. 2014
    ....
  59. pmc A pilot study of medical student attitudes to, and use of, commercial movies that address public health issues
    Peter Gallagher
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, PO Box 7343 Wellington South 6021, New Zealand
    BMC Res Notes 4:111. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  60. ncbi request reprint Tobacco control in New Zealand: top marks for new smoking cessation guidelines, must try harder elsewhere
    Richard Edwards
    N Z Med J 121:5-8. 2008
  61. pmc Teenagers' perceptions of blindness related to smoking: a novel message to a vulnerable group
    Phillip Moradi
    Bolton Eye Unit, Bolton Hospitals NHS Trust, Bolton BL4 0JR, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 91:605-7. 2007
    ..Cigarette smoking often starts in teenage years. It is not known whether teenagers are aware of the association of smoking with eye disease and blindness...
  62. ncbi request reprint Highly hazardous air quality associated with smoking in cars: New Zealand pilot study
    Richard Edwards
    N Z Med J 119:U2294. 2006
  63. ncbi request reprint Going smoke-free: the medical case for clean air in the home, at work and in public places
    Richard Edwards
    Clin Med 5:548-50. 2005
  64. pmc The impact of partial smokefree legislation on health inequalities: evidence from a survey of 1150 pubs in North West England
    Karen Tocque
    North West Public Health Observatory, Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University, North Street, Liverpool, L3 2AY, UK
    BMC Public Health 5:91. 2005
    ..We aimed to survey pubs and bars across the North West of England to assess smoking policies and the proportion and variations by deprivation level of venues preparing and serving food...
  65. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of wheeze and self-reported asthma and asthma care in an urban and rural area of Tanzania and Cameroon
    Ferdinand Mugusi
    Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Trop Doct 34:209-14. 2004
    ..There were major gaps in clinical care, particularly in urban areas. Sustainable methods for delivering accessible and effective asthma care in sub-Saharan Africa are required...
  66. pmc The problem of tobacco smoking
    Richard Edwards
    Medical School, University of Manchester
    BMJ 328:217-9. 2004
  67. pmc Implementing guidelines in primary care: can population impact measures help?
    Richard F Heller
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, The Medical School, The University of Manchester, UK
    BMC Public Health 3:7. 2003
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of misleading tobacco descriptors in the New Zealand tobacco market
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 120:U2497. 2007
  69. ncbi request reprint Lessons from Hong Kong and other countries for outdoor smokefree areas in New Zealand?
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 120:U2624. 2007
  70. ncbi request reprint Taxes for health: the argument is more about health than economics
    Richard Edwards
    N Z Med J 120:U2790. 2007
  71. ncbi request reprint Tobacco smoking, harm reduction, and nicotine product regulation
    John Britton
    Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Nottingham, City Hospital, Nottingham, UK
    Lancet 371:441-5. 2008
  72. ncbi request reprint Recent changes in cigarette packaging in New Zealand may continue to mislead smokers
    Jo Peace
    N Z Med J 121:U2908. 2008
  73. ncbi request reprint Tobacco-free countries: could Pacific Island countries lead the way?
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 120:U2845. 2007
  74. ncbi request reprint Majority of smokers and non-smokers in favour of smokefree parks in New Zealand
    Ann Marie Stevenson
    N Z Med J 121:108-10. 2008
  75. ncbi request reprint Public health in Primary Care Trusts: a resource needs assessment
    Richard F Heller
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, Medical School, University of Manchester, Stopford Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Public Health 117:157-64. 2003
    ....
  76. pmc Age related macular degeneration: smoking entails major risk of blindness
    Simon P Kelly
    BMJ 326:1458-9; author reply 1459-60. 2003
  77. pmc Smoking and blindness
    Simon P Kelly
    BMJ 328:537-8. 2004
  78. pmc Restrictions impeding web-based courses: a survey of publishers' variation in authorising access to high quality on-line literature
    Michele Langlois
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, The Medical School, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PT, United Kingdom
    BMC Med Educ 4:7. 2004
    ..Publishers' responses to requests to access health literature in the context of developing an electronic Master's degree course are described...
  79. pmc Assessing the impact of heart failure specialist services on patient populations
    Georgios Lyratzopoulos
    School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, The University of Manchester, M13 9PT, United Kingdom
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:10. 2004
    ..We examined the potential impact on readmissions and mortality of specialist heart failure services capable of delivering treatments such as b-blockers and Nurse-Led Educational Intervention (N-LEI)...
  80. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes, and behavior relating to diabetes and its main risk factors among urban residents in Cameroon: a qualitative survey
    Emmanuel Kiawi
    Health of Population in Transition Research Group HoPiT Cameroon, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde I, PO Box 8046, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Ethn Dis 16:503-9. 2006
    ..Health education should be informed by lay perspectives to maximize the appropriateness of the messages and their effect on knowledge, attitudes, and behavior...
  81. ncbi request reprint Economics can be good for health: need for rational policy without the influence of vested interests
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 120:U2757. 2007
  82. ncbi request reprint Smoking and cataract: review of causal association
    Simon P Kelly
    Eye Unit, Bolton Hospitals NHS Trust, Bolton, United Kingdom
    J Cataract Refract Surg 31:2395-404. 2005
    ..The association fulfills the established criteria for causality. The association between smoking and other types of cataract is less distinct and requires further evaluation...
  83. ncbi request reprint Campylobacter infection and chicken: an update on New Zealand's largest 'common source outbreak'
    Michael Baker
    N Z Med J 120:U2717. 2007
  84. ncbi request reprint Should New Zealand's Commerce Commission act on cigarette brand name deception?
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 119:U2295. 2006
  85. ncbi request reprint Critical appraisal for public health: a new checklist
    Richard F Heller
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, Division of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Public Health 122:92-8. 2008
    ..There have been a number of attempts to develop critical appraisal tools, but few have had a public health focus. This paper describes a new checklist with public health aspects...
  86. ncbi request reprint Lessons for the criminal justice process from evidence-based medical practice?
    Richard Edwards
    N Z Med J 120:U2480. 2007
  87. ncbi request reprint Properties of "light" cigarettes sold in New Zealand
    Kaila J Norton
    N Z Med J 121:107-10. 2008
  88. ncbi request reprint 'Smoke gets in your eyes': a research-informed professional education and advocacy programme
    Judith Thornton
    Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health Unit, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 29:142-6. 2007
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  89. pmc Impact of upward social mobility on population mortality: analysis with routine data
    Richard F Heller
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, Medical School, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PT
    BMJ 325:134. 2002
    ..To examine the contribution of changes in the distribution of social class to the mortality of the whole population between 1970-2 and 1991-3...