Rod Jackson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Auckland
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment with drugs to lower blood pressure and blood cholesterol based on an individual's absolute cardiovascular risk
    Rod Jackson
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Lancet 365:434-41. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Will screening individuals at high risk of cardiovascular events deliver large benefits? Yes
    Rod Jackson
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    BMJ 337:a1371. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Explaining trends in coronary heart disease hospitalisations in New Zealand: trend for admissions and incidence can be in opposite directions
    W C Chan
    Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, Tamaki Campus, University of Auckland, Glen Innes, Private Bag, Auckland, New Zealand
    Heart 94:1589-93. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and ischaemic heart disease: probably no free lunch
    Rod Jackson
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Lancet 366:1911-2. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint A comparative analysis of the cardiovascular disease risk factor profiles of Pacific peoples and Europeans living in New Zealand assessed in routine primary care: PREDICT CVD-11
    Corina Grey
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, PO Box 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 123:62-75. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Performance of Framingham cardiovascular risk scores by ethnic groups in New Zealand: PREDICT CVD-10
    Tania Riddell
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 123:50-61. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint A comparative analysis of cardiovascular disease risk profiles of five Pacific ethnic groups assessed in New Zealand primary care practice: PREDICT CVD-13
    Corina Grey
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 123:41-52. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Overweight and obesity prevalence among adult Pacific peoples and Europeans in the Diabetes Heart and Health Study (DHAHS) 2002-2003, Auckland New Zealand
    Gerhard Sundborn
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 123:30-42. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Under-utilisation of preventive medication in patients with cardiovascular disease is greatest in younger age groups (PREDICT-CVD 15)
    Suneela Mehta
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, PB 92019 Auckland, New Zealand
    J Prim Health Care 3:93-101. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic differences in prevalence of diagnosed coronary heart disease in New Zealand estimated from linked national health records
    Simon Thornley
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, Tamaki Campus, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 124:21-34. 2011

Detail Information

Publications79

  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment with drugs to lower blood pressure and blood cholesterol based on an individual's absolute cardiovascular risk
    Rod Jackson
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Lancet 365:434-41. 2005
    ..An affordable daily pill combining low doses of various drugs could be useful for the many individuals with slightly abnormal cardiovascular risk factors...
  2. doi request reprint Will screening individuals at high risk of cardiovascular events deliver large benefits? Yes
    Rod Jackson
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    BMJ 337:a1371. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Explaining trends in coronary heart disease hospitalisations in New Zealand: trend for admissions and incidence can be in opposite directions
    W C Chan
    Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, Tamaki Campus, University of Auckland, Glen Innes, Private Bag, Auckland, New Zealand
    Heart 94:1589-93. 2008
    ..A recent increase in the absolute number of hospitalisations for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in New Zealand may signal a new epidemic of coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and ischaemic heart disease: probably no free lunch
    Rod Jackson
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Lancet 366:1911-2. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint A comparative analysis of the cardiovascular disease risk factor profiles of Pacific peoples and Europeans living in New Zealand assessed in routine primary care: PREDICT CVD-11
    Corina Grey
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, PO Box 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 123:62-75. 2010
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Performance of Framingham cardiovascular risk scores by ethnic groups in New Zealand: PREDICT CVD-10
    Tania Riddell
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 123:50-61. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint A comparative analysis of cardiovascular disease risk profiles of five Pacific ethnic groups assessed in New Zealand primary care practice: PREDICT CVD-13
    Corina Grey
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 123:41-52. 2010
    ..Little is known about the comparability or otherwise of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk between different Pacific groups...
  8. ncbi request reprint Overweight and obesity prevalence among adult Pacific peoples and Europeans in the Diabetes Heart and Health Study (DHAHS) 2002-2003, Auckland New Zealand
    Gerhard Sundborn
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 123:30-42. 2010
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Under-utilisation of preventive medication in patients with cardiovascular disease is greatest in younger age groups (PREDICT-CVD 15)
    Suneela Mehta
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, PB 92019 Auckland, New Zealand
    J Prim Health Care 3:93-101. 2011
    ..International studies indicate that the proportion of people with CVD receiving pharmacotherapy increases with advancing age...
  10. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic differences in prevalence of diagnosed coronary heart disease in New Zealand estimated from linked national health records
    Simon Thornley
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, Tamaki Campus, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 124:21-34. 2011
    ..To estimate sociodemographic differences in the prevalence of coronary heart disease (CHD) in New Zealand from linked health records...
  11. ncbi request reprint 'From Kava to Lager'--alcohol consumption and drinking patterns for older adults of Pacific ethnic groups, and Europeans in the Diabetes Heart and Health Study (DHAHS) 2002-2003, Auckland New Zealand
    Gerhard Sundborn
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Aucklandf
    Pac Health Dialog 15:47-54. 2009
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint The burden of modifiable cardiovascular risk factors in the coronary care unit by age, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status--PREDICT CVD-9
    Andrew J Kerr
    Department of Cardiology, Middlemore Hospital, Private Bag 933111, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 121:20-33. 2008
    ..To investigate the burden of modifiable cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in patients admitted to coronary care by age, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status...
  13. doi request reprint Markedly different clustering of CVD risk factors in New Zealand Indian and European people but similar risk scores (PREDICT-14)
    Lavinia Perumal
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 36:141-4. 2012
    ..To compare the cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk profiles of Indian and European patients from routine primary care assessments in the northern region of New Zealand...
  14. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in cardiovascular disease risk factors and diabetes status for Pacific ethnic groups and Europeans in the Diabetes Heart and Health Survey (DHAH) 2002-2003, Auckland New Zealand
    Gerhard Sundborn
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 121:28-39. 2008
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure prevalences and levels for a multicultural population in Auckland, New Zealand: results from the Diabetes, Heart and Health Survey 2002/2003
    Dudley Gentles
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, Tamaki Campus, Private Bag, University of Auckland, Auckland
    N Z Med J 119:U2318. 2006
    ..To estimate ethnic-specific raised blood pressure (RBP) prevalences, blood pressure levels, and associations of systolic blood pressure (SBP) in the Auckland region...
  16. doi request reprint The case for improving road safety in Pacific Islands: a population-based study from Fiji (TRIP 6)
    Josephine Herman
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 36:427-9. 2012
    ..To estimate the incidence and demographic characteristics associated with road traffic injuries (RTIs) resulting in deaths or hospital admission for 12 hours or more in Viti Levu, Fiji...
  17. doi request reprint Four out of ten patients are not taking statins regularly during the 12 months after an acute coronary event
    Simon Thornley
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 19:349-57. 2012
    ..We investigated dispensing rates after hospital discharge for acute CHD event...
  18. doi request reprint The contribution of alcohol to falls at home among working-aged adults
    Bridget Kool
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Alcohol 42:383-8. 2008
    ..Moreover, a substantial proportion of falls at home among working-age people can be attributed to alcohol consumption. This largely unrecognized problem should be addressed in falls prevention programs...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors and their associations with alcohol consumption: are there differences between Maori and non-Maori in Aotearoa (New Zealand)?
    Dale Bramley
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland
    N Z Med J 119:U1929. 2006
    ..To describe the relationship between indicators of alcohol consumption and major known cardiovascular risk factors, and to test whether these relationships are different for Maori and non-Maori...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of fixed dose combination treatment on adherence and risk factor control among patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease: randomised controlled trial in primary care
    Vanessa Selak
    National Institute for Health Innovation, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland Mail Centre, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    BMJ 348:g3318. 2014
    ..To evaluate whether provision of fixed dose combination treatment improves adherence and risk factor control compared with usual care of patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease in primary care...
  21. ncbi request reprint Maintenance of statin use over 3 years following acute coronary syndromes: a national data linkage study (ANZACS-QI-2)
    Corina Grey
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Heart 100:770-4. 2014
    ..To describe patterns of statin use and predictors of poor maintenance over a 3-year period following an acute coronary syndrome (ACS)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Can the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes be estimated from linked national health records? The validity of a method applied in New Zealand
    Simon Thornley
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Prim Health Care 3:262-8. 2011
    ..With projected global increases in the prevalence of Type 2 diabetes, the health sector requires timely assessments of the prevalence of this disease to monitor trends, plan services, and measure the efficacy of prevention programmes...
  23. ncbi request reprint The accuracy of ethnicity data in primary care and its impact on cardiovascular risk assessment and management--PREDICT CVD-8
    Tania Riddell
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 121:40-8. 2008
    ..Accurate ethnicity data are a prerequisite for evidence-based cardiovascular risk assessment and management according to national guidelines...
  24. ncbi request reprint The contribution of alcohol to serious car crash injuries
    Jennie Connor
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Epidemiology 15:337-44. 2004
    ..Alcohol impairment of drivers is considered the most important contributing cause of car crash injuries. The burden of injury attributable to drinking drivers has been estimated only indirectly...
  25. doi request reprint Patient preference for autonomy: does it change as risk rises?
    Timothy Kenealy
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, School of Nursing, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Fam Pract 28:541-4. 2011
    ..It is unclear how patient preferences for autonomy vary given different severity of a single condition...
  26. ncbi request reprint Ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in the prevalence of cardiovascular disease in New Zealand
    Wing Cheuk Chan
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, Tamaki Campus, University of Auckland, PO Box 92 019, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 121:11-20. 2008
    ..To describe the prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in New Zealand by ethnicity and socioeconomic status using NHI-linked electronic national databases...
  27. ncbi request reprint The GATE frame: critical appraisal with pictures
    Rod Jackson
    University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Evid Based Med 11:35-8. 2006
  28. ncbi request reprint Comparison of three different methods of assessing cardiovascular disease risk in New Zealanders with Type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Patricia A Metcalf
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, Tamaki Campus, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 121:49-57. 2008
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Per capita sugar consumption is associated with severe childhood asthma: an ecological study of 53 countries
    Simon Thornley
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, Tamaki Campus, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Prim Care Respir J 20:75-8. 2011
    ..To examine the ecological association between population asthma symptom prevalence in six to seven year-old children and per capita sugar consumption seven years earlier (during the perinatal period)...
  30. doi request reprint Initiation and maintenance of cardiovascular medications following cardiovascular risk assessment in a large primary care cohort: PREDICT CVD-16
    Suneela Mehta
    University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 21:192-202. 2014
    ..To examine whether use of a standardized cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment recommended by national guidelines is associated with appropriate initiation and maintenance of medication in a large primary care cohort...
  31. ncbi request reprint The impact of New Zealand CVD risk chart adjustments for family history and ethnicity on eligibility for treatment (PREDICT CVD-5)
    Susan Wells
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland
    N Z Med J 120:U2712. 2007
    ..For some high-risk population subgroups, a 5% upward adjustment to their calculated 5-year CVD risk is recommended. We estimated the impact of these adjustments on eligibility for treatment in a primary care setting...
  32. doi request reprint Quantifying the effect of age on short-term and long-term case fatality in 14,000 patients with incident cases of cardiovascular disease
    Roger J Marshall
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:179-84. 2008
    ..Its impact, however, varies by time after the event, sex and diagnostic category. We were able to quantify these effects with good precision in a large cohort of patients...
  33. doi request reprint Prevalence of sleepiness while driving four-wheel motor vehicles in Fiji: a population-based survey (TRIP 9)
    Josephine Herman
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Inj Prev 19:271-5. 2013
    ..We examined the prevalence of sleepiness and sleep-related disorders among drivers of four-wheel motor vehicles in Fiji...
  34. doi request reprint Is serum urate causally associated with incident cardiovascular disease?
    Simon Thornley
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Level 4, School of Population Health, Tamaki Innovation Campus, Corner of Merton and Morrin Roads, Glen Innes, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 52:135-42. 2013
    ..With studies reporting both positive and negative associations, the influence of serum urate on incident cardiovascular disease (CVD) is uncertain. We sought to determine whether serum urate is causally associated with incident CVD...
  35. doi request reprint IMProving Adherence using Combination Therapy (IMPACT): design and protocol of a randomised controlled trial in primary care
    Vanessa Selak
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland Mail Centre, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:909-15. 2011
    ..However, prescribing and adherence rates are low and CVD events remain high...
  36. ncbi request reprint Estimated prevalence of cardiovascular disease and distribution of cardiovascular risk in New Zealanders: data for healthcare planners, funders, and providers
    Susan Wells
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland
    N Z Med J 119:U1935. 2006
    ..To inform service planning and healthcare delivery for district health boards and primary healthcare organisations in New Zealand, we have produced population estimates of CVD prevalence and 5-year absolute CVD risk...
  37. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular medications in primary care: treatment gaps and targeting by absolute risk
    Natasha Rafter
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 118:U1676. 2005
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Integrated electronic decision support increases cardiovascular disease risk assessment four fold in routine primary care practice
    Sue Wells
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:173-8. 2008
    ..A web-based decision support system (PREDICT-CVD), integrated with primary care electronic medical record software was developed as one strategy to address this problem...
  39. doi request reprint Prevalence of risk and protective factors for falls in the home environment in a population-based survey of young and middle-aged adult New Zealanders
    Bridget Kool
    University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:63-6. 2010
    ..To estimate the prevalence of hazards in the home environment that may contribute to unintentional falls among young and middle-aged New Zealanders...
  40. pmc Zero end-digit preference in recorded blood pressure and its impact on classification of patients for pharmacologic management in primary care - PREDICT-CVD-6
    Joanna Broad
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Br J Gen Pract 57:897-903. 2007
    ..Most blood pressure recordings end with a zero end-digit despite guidelines recommending measurement to the nearest 2 mmHg. The impact of rounding on management of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk is unknown...
  41. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure changes over 7 years in a large workforce cohort in New Zealand
    Patricia Metcalf
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, Tamaki Campus, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland
    N Z Med J 119:U2311. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine factors associated with changes in blood pressure levels over 7 years...
  42. pmc Driver sleepiness and risk of motor vehicle crash injuries: a population-based case control study in Fiji (TRIP 12)
    Josephine Herman
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand Electronic address
    Injury 45:586-91. 2014
    ..We investigated the contribution of driver sleepiness to four-wheel motor vehicle crashes in Fiji, a middle-income Pacific Island country...
  43. ncbi request reprint Understanding the new HbA1c units for the diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes
    Geoff D Braatvedt
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 125:70-80. 2012
    ..For patients whose HbA1c is less than and equal to 40 mmol/mol, repeat screening (including for CVD risk) at intermittent intervals is recommended as per published guidelines...
  44. pmc Motorcycle rider conspicuity and crash related injury: case-control study
    Susan Wells
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, Private Bag 92019, University of Auckland, Grafton Road, Auckland 1, New Zealand
    BMJ 328:857. 2004
    ..To investigate whether the risk of motorcycle crash related injuries is associated with the conspicuity of the driver or vehicle...
  45. ncbi request reprint Dietary intakes of European, Māori, Pacific and Asian adults living in Auckland: the Diabetes, Heart and Health Study
    Patricia A Metcalf
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Department of Statistics, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:454-60. 2008
    ..To compare dietary intakes of European, Māori, Pacific, and Asian men and women living in Auckland...
  46. doi request reprint Equity of access to CVD risk management using electronic clinical decision support in the coronary care unit
    Andy McLachlan
    The Department of Cardiology, Middlemore Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 9:233-7. 2010
    ..The Acute PREDICT Initiative is a nurse led computerised decision support system (CDSS), to provide point-of-care guideline-based, patient-specific CVD risk management recommendations to all...
  47. ncbi request reprint Trends in major cardiovascular risk factors in Auckland, New Zealand: 1982 to 2002-2003
    Patricia Metcalf
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, Tamaki Campus, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 119:U2308. 2006
    ..To describe recent trends in cardiovascular risk factors between 1982 and 2002-2003 in Auckland, New Zealand...
  48. ncbi request reprint The burden of death, disease, and disability due to alcohol in New Zealand
    Jennie Connor
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 118:U1412. 2005
    ..To estimate the burden of death, disease, and disability attributable to alcohol consumption in New Zealand...
  49. ncbi request reprint Estimating diabetes prevalence in South Auckland: how accurate is a method that combines lists of linked health datasets?
    Simon Thornley
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, Tamaki Campus, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 123:76-86. 2010
    ..To assess the accuracy of a method for estimating adult diabetes prevalence that combines linked, routine health datasets in South Auckland, New Zealand...
  50. ncbi request reprint Hospitalisations and deaths due to unintentional falls at home among working-aged New Zealanders
    Bridget Kool
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Injury 38:570-5. 2007
    ..To describe the incidence and characteristics of unintentional fall-related injuries at home resulting in death or hospital inpatient treatment among working-aged New Zealanders...
  51. ncbi request reprint Web-based assessment of cardiovascular disease risk in routine primary care practice in New Zealand: the first 18,000 patients (PREDICT CVD-1)
    Lot Bannink
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland
    N Z Med J 119:U2313. 2006
    ..To describe the cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factor status of approximately 18,000 patients profiled in routine primary care practice by PREDICT-CVD, a web-based clinical decision support program for assessing and managing CVD risk...
  52. ncbi request reprint The GATE frame: critical appraisal with pictures
    Rod Jackson
    University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    ACP J Club 144:A8-11. 2006
  53. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery bypass graft surgery in New Zealand's Auckland region: a comparison between the clinical priority assessment criteria score and the actual clinical priority assigned
    Mary Seddon
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Section, Level 4, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 119:U1881. 2006
    ....
  54. pmc Motor vehicle driver injury and socioeconomic status: a cohort study with prospective and retrospective driver injuries
    G Whitlock
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:512-6. 2003
    ..To investigate the association between motor vehicle driver injury and socioeconomic status...
  55. pmc Patients prefer pictures to numbers to express cardiovascular benefit from treatment
    Felicity Goodyear-Smith
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Ann Fam Med 6:213-7. 2008
    ..This study aimed to determine which methods of expressing a preventive medication's benefit encourage patients with known cardiovascular disease to decide to take the medication and which methods patients prefer...
  56. pmc Association of environmental tobacco smoke exposure with socioeconomic status in a population of 7725 New Zealanders
    G Whitlock
    Department of Medicine, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Tob Control 7:276-80. 1998
    ..To test the hypothesis that environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure is inversely associated with socioeconomic status...
  57. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of driver sleepiness in a random population-based sample of car driving
    J Connor
    Injury Prevention Research Centre, Department of Community Health, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Sleep 24:688-94. 2001
    ..To obtain reliable estimates of the prevalence of driver sleepiness...
  58. ncbi request reprint The role of driver sleepiness in car crashes: a systematic review of epidemiological studies
    J Connor
    Injury Prevention Research Centre, Department of Community Health, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Accid Anal Prev 33:31-41. 2001
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint The role of alcohol in unintentional falls among young and middle-aged adults: a systematic review of epidemiological studies
    B Kool
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Inj Prev 15:341-7. 2009
    ..To appraise the published epidemiological evidence quantifying the risk of falls associated with acute and usual alcohol consumption among young and middle-aged adults...
  60. pmc Motor vehicle driver injury and marital status: a cohort study with prospective and retrospective driver injuries
    G Whitlock
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Inj Prev 10:33-6. 2004
    ..To investigate the association of marital status with risk of motor vehicle driver injury...
  61. ncbi request reprint Migraine: a risk factor for motor vehicle driver injury?
    R Norton
    Department of Community Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Accid Anal Prev 29:699-701. 1997
    ..These findings require confirmation in prospective studies of motor vehicle driver injuries...
  62. pmc Car colour and risk of car crash injury: population based case control study
    S Furness
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMJ 327:1455-6. 2003
  63. doi request reprint Should the first priority in cardiovascular risk management be those with prior cardiovascular disease?
    A J Kerr
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Heart 95:125-9. 2009
    ..Cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention guidelines typically dichotomise patients by history of CVD, as patients with prior CVD are assumed to be at high CVD risk, whatever their CVD risk profiles...
  64. doi request reprint A systematic review of epidemiological studies investigating risk factors for work-related road traffic crashes and injuries
    G Robb
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Inj Prev 14:51-8. 2008
    ..To critically appraise the published evidence for risk factors for injuries and deaths relating to work-related road traffic crashes...
  65. pmc Burden of road traffic injuries and related risk factors in low and middle-income Pacific Island countries and territories: a systematic review of the scientific literature (TRIP 5)
    Josephine Herman
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 12:479. 2012
    ..As with other low and middle-income countries, understanding the epidemiology of road traffic injuries in Pacific countries is critical to informing sustainable research and policy initiatives aimed at reducing this burden...
  66. ncbi request reprint Indigenous disparities in disease-specific mortality, a cross-country comparison: New Zealand, Australia, Canada, and the United States
    Dale Bramley
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 117:U1215. 2004
    ..To compare the disease-specific mortality rates of the indigenous populations of New Zealand, Australia, Canada, and the United States with the non-indigenous populations in each country...
  67. ncbi request reprint Differences in patterns of alcohol consumption between Maori and non-Maori in Aotearoa (New Zealand)
    Dale Bramley
    Division of Community Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 116:U645. 2003
    ..To describe relative differences in alcohol consumption patterns in Maori and non-Maori from all available large-scale New Zealand surveys...
  68. ncbi request reprint Random errors in the measurement of 10 cardiovascular risk factors
    G Whitlock
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Eur J Epidemiol 17:907-9. 2001
    ..39) and pulse rate (0.47 and 0.56). For each of these risk factors, with the possible exception of BMI, associations with long-term average values could be importantly biased toward the null unless appropriate corrections are made...
  69. pmc Driver sleepiness and risk of serious injury to car occupants: population based case control study
    Jennie Connor
    Division of Community Health, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMJ 324:1125. 2002
    ..To estimate the contribution of driver sleepiness to the causes of car crash injuries...
  70. ncbi request reprint Replacing sugar-based soft drinks with sugar-free alternatives could slow the progress of the obesity epidemic: have your Coke and drink it too
    Emme Chacko
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 116:U649. 2003
  71. ncbi request reprint Pathways to diagnosis of cervical cancer: screening history, delay in follow up, and smear reading
    P Priest
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    BJOG 114:398-407. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the most important ways to reduce incidence of and mortality from cervical cancer by a nationally co-ordinated screening programme...
  72. ncbi request reprint Will a web-based cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment programme increase the assessment of CVD risk factors for Maori?
    Robyn Whittaker
    Health Gain Team, Waitemata District Health Board, Takapuna, Auckland
    N Z Med J 119:U2077. 2006
    ..National guidelines on the clinical management of CVD risk recommend a comprehensive risk assessment be completed as a prerequisite for identifying patients most likely to benefit from treatment...
  73. ncbi request reprint Prediction is difficult, particularly about the future
    Rod Jackson
    Arch Intern Med 167:2286-7. 2007
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    Rod Jackson
    Heart 94:1-3. 2008
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    Sidney C Smith
    Center for Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill 27599 7075, USA
    Circulation 109:3112-21. 2004
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    Martin Tobias
    Public Health Intelligence, Ministry of Health, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:24-7. 2008
    ..To produce internally consistent estimates of coronary heart disease (CHD) incidence, prevalence, survival and mortality as a decision aid for service planning and resource allocation...
  77. pmc Preventing coronary heart disease
    Rod Jackson
    BMJ 332:617-8. 2006
  78. ncbi request reprint Balancing research for new risk factors and action for the prevention of chronic diseases
    Robert Beaglehole
    N Z Med J 116:U291. 2003
  79. pmc Death and injury on roads
    Shanthi Ameratunga
    BMJ 333:53-4. 2006