J Pearce

Summary

Affiliation: University of Canterbury
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood deprivation and access to fast-food retailing: a national study
    Jamie Pearce
    GeoHealth Laboratory, Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Am J Prev Med 32:375-82. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Geographical inequalities in health in New Zealand, 1980-200: the gap widens
    Jamie Pearce
    Department of Geography University of Canterbury, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:461-6. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Are socially disadvantaged neighbourhoods deprived of health-related community resources?
    Jamie Pearce
    GeoHealth Laboratory, Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
    Int J Epidemiol 36:348-55. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Did geographical inequalities in suicide among men aged 15-44 in New Zealand increase during the period 1980-2001?
    Jamie Pearce
    GeoHealth Laboratory, Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, 8020, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:359-65. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Have geographical inequalities in cause-specific mortality in New Zealand increased during the period 1980-2001?
    Jamie Pearce
    GeoHealth Laboratory, Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 121:15-27. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Have urban/rural inequalities in suicide in New Zealand grown during the period 1980-2001?
    Jamie Pearce
    GeoHealth Laboratory, Department of Geography, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Soc Sci Med 65:1807-19. 2007
  7. doi request reprint A national study of neighbourhood access to gambling opportunities and individual gambling behaviour
    J Pearce
    GeoHealth Laboratory, Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:862-8. 2008
  8. doi request reprint The contextual effects of neighbourhood access to supermarkets and convenience stores on individual fruit and vegetable consumption
    J Pearce
    GeoHealth Laboratory, Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8020, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:198-201. 2008
  9. doi request reprint A national study of the association between neighbourhood access to fast-food outlets and the diet and weight of local residents
    Jamie Pearce
    GeoHealth Laboratory, Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8020, New Zealand
    Health Place 15:193-7. 2009
  10. doi request reprint The neighbourhood effects of geographical access to tobacco retailers on individual smoking behaviour
    J Pearce
    GeoHealth Laboratory, Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8020, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:69-77. 2009

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood deprivation and access to fast-food retailing: a national study
    Jamie Pearce
    GeoHealth Laboratory, Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Am J Prev Med 32:375-82. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Geographical inequalities in health in New Zealand, 1980-200: the gap widens
    Jamie Pearce
    Department of Geography University of Canterbury, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:461-6. 2006
    ..To monitor geographical inequalities in health in New Zealand during the period 1980 to 2001, a time of rapid social and economic change in society...
  3. ncbi request reprint Are socially disadvantaged neighbourhoods deprived of health-related community resources?
    Jamie Pearce
    GeoHealth Laboratory, Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
    Int J Epidemiol 36:348-55. 2007
    ..This article reports on access to potentially health-promoting community resources across all neighbourhoods in New Zealand. Prevailing international opinion is that access to community resources is worse in deprived neighbourhoods...
  4. ncbi request reprint Did geographical inequalities in suicide among men aged 15-44 in New Zealand increase during the period 1980-2001?
    Jamie Pearce
    GeoHealth Laboratory, Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, 8020, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:359-65. 2007
    ..The present study examines whether geographical inequalities in suicide rates among men in this age group rose during the period 1980-2001 in New Zealand...
  5. ncbi request reprint Have geographical inequalities in cause-specific mortality in New Zealand increased during the period 1980-2001?
    Jamie Pearce
    GeoHealth Laboratory, Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 121:15-27. 2008
    ..To monitor geographical inequalities in cause-specific mortality in New Zealand during the period 1980 to 2001, a time of rapid social and economic change...
  6. ncbi request reprint Have urban/rural inequalities in suicide in New Zealand grown during the period 1980-2001?
    Jamie Pearce
    GeoHealth Laboratory, Department of Geography, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Soc Sci Med 65:1807-19. 2007
    ..Potential explanations are offered for the fluctuating urban/rural inequalities in suicide including compositional arguments, rural restructuring and economic decline, social isolation and health service utilisation...
  7. doi request reprint A national study of neighbourhood access to gambling opportunities and individual gambling behaviour
    J Pearce
    GeoHealth Laboratory, Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:862-8. 2008
    ..To investigate associations between neighbourhood accessibility to gambling outlets (non-casino gaming machine locations, sports betting venues and casinos) and individual gambling behaviour in New Zealand...
  8. doi request reprint The contextual effects of neighbourhood access to supermarkets and convenience stores on individual fruit and vegetable consumption
    J Pearce
    GeoHealth Laboratory, Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8020, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:198-201. 2008
    ..We examine the association between neighbourhood accessibility to supermarkets and convenience stores and individuals' consumption of fruit and vegetables in New Zealand...
  9. doi request reprint A national study of the association between neighbourhood access to fast-food outlets and the diet and weight of local residents
    Jamie Pearce
    GeoHealth Laboratory, Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8020, New Zealand
    Health Place 15:193-7. 2009
    ..Better neighbourhood access to fast-food retailing is unlikely to be a key contextual driver for inequalities in diet-related health outcomes in New Zealand...
  10. doi request reprint The neighbourhood effects of geographical access to tobacco retailers on individual smoking behaviour
    J Pearce
    GeoHealth Laboratory, Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8020, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:69-77. 2009
    ..To investigate whether neighbourhood measures of geographical accessibility to outlets selling tobacco (supermarkets, convenience stores and petrol stations) are associated with individual smoking behaviour in New Zealand...
  11. ncbi request reprint Is the urban excess in lung cancer in Scotland explained by patterns of smoking?
    Jamie Pearce
    Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8020, New Zealand
    Soc Sci Med 60:2833-43. 2005
    ..Possible explanations include the variations in exposure to air pollution, occupational differences and the legacy of selective migration between urban and rural areas...
  12. ncbi request reprint Examining the relationship between lung cancer and radon in small areas across Scotland
    Jamie Pearce
    Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8020, New Zealand
    Health Place 11:275-82. 2005
    ..These results suggest that more research is needed into the relationship between exposure to naturally occurring radon gas and lung cancer in Scotland, particularly among younger age groups...
  13. pmc Neighbourhoods and health: a GIS approach to measuring community resource accessibility
    Jamie Pearce
    GeoHealth Laboratory, Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8020, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:389-95. 2006
    ..Geographical information systems (GIS) were applied to develop precise measures of community resource accessibility for small areas at a national scale...
  14. ncbi request reprint Slip! Slap! Slop! Cutaneous malignant melanoma incidence and social status in New Zealand, 1995-2000
    Jamie Pearce
    Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8020, New Zealand
    Health Place 12:239-52. 2006
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Increasing geographical inequalities in health in New Zealand, 1980-2001
    Jamie Pearce
    Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8020, New Zealand
    Int J Epidemiol 35:597-603. 2006
    ..This paper examines whether health in New Zealand has become more geographically polarized during the period 1980-2001, a time of rapid social and economic changes in New Zealand society...
  16. doi request reprint Twelve worlds: a geo-demographic comparison of global inequalities in mortality
    P Day
    GeoHealth Laboratory, Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:1002-10. 2008
    ..The utility of this approach is demonstrated by comparing life expectancy and a range of health system indicators within and between each cluster...
  17. doi request reprint Community inequality and smoking cessation in New Zealand, 1981-2006
    Ross Barnett
    Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Canterbury, New Zealanad
    Soc Sci Med 68:876-84. 2009
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  18. ncbi request reprint 'Help, educate, encourage?': Geographical variations in the provision and utilisation of diabetes education in New Zealand
    J Ross Barnett
    Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Soc Sci Med 63:1328-43. 2006
    ..We see this as an important challenge that DNZ needs to address if New Zealand is going to better cope with the emerging diabetes epidemic...
  19. ncbi request reprint Does social inequality matter? Changing ethnic socio-economic disparities and Maori smoking in New Zealand, 1981-1996
    Ross Barnett
    Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Soc Sci Med 60:1515-26. 2005
    ..150) compared to Maori men (net R(2) = 0.079). Nevertheless, absolute rather than relative socio-economic deprivation remains the most important predictor of smoking...
  20. pmc Is neighborhood access to health care provision associated with individual-level utilization and satisfaction?
    Rosemary Hiscock
    GeoHealth Laboratory, Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8020, New Zealand
    Health Serv Res 43:2183-200. 2008
    ..To explore whether travel time access to the nearest general practitioner (GP) surgery (which is equivalent to U.S. primary care physician [PCP] office) and pharmacy predicts individual-level health service utilization and satisfaction...
  21. doi request reprint Assessing the effects of the introduction of the New Zealand Smokefree Environment Act 2003 on acute myocardial infarction hospital admissions in Christchurch, New Zealand
    Ross Barnett
    GeoHealth Laboratory, Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:515-20. 2009
    ..To examine trends in Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) hospital admissions in Christchurch, New Zealand before and after the implementation of the New Zealand Smokefree Environments Act 2003 in December 2004...
  22. ncbi request reprint Reconsidering the role of a local diabetes society: patterns of membership in Christchurch, New Zealand
    Ross Barnett
    Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:275-8. 2006
    ..To investigate patterns of membership and barriers to service use in the Christchurch Diabetes Society...
  23. doi request reprint Obesity-promoting food environments and the spatial clustering of food outlets around schools
    Peter L Day
    Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Am J Prev Med 40:113-21. 2011
    ..The proximity of fast-food and convenience stores to schools may enhance access to unhealthy foods and have a negative impact on diet...
  24. doi request reprint The spatial distribution of campylobacteriosis in New Zealand, 1997-2005
    E Rind
    GeoHealth Laboratory, Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
    Epidemiol Infect 138:1359-71. 2010
    ..In particular, the findings draw attention to the relatively unexplored role of fresh food outlets as a potential risk factor for increased Campylobacter notifications...
  25. doi request reprint Is population mixing associated with childhood type 1 diabetes in Canterbury, New Zealand?
    Laura J Miller
    University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Soc Sci Med 68:625-30. 2009
    ..The findings suggest that large increases in population mixing, over short time periods, could act as a trigger for type 1 diabetes development in children...
  26. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a year-long dispersion modelling of PM10 using the mesoscale model TAPM for Christchurch, New Zealand
    Peyman Zawar-Reza
    Centre for Atmospheric Research, Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Sci Total Environ 349:249-59. 2005
    ..However, TAPM has a tendency to overestimate surface wind speed over urban areas during stagnant nocturnal conditions, resulting in quick flushing of pollutants...
  27. doi request reprint The influence of road curvature on fatal crashes in New Zealand
    Robin Haynes
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Accid Anal Prev 40:843-50. 2008
    ..Weaker negative associations on rural state highways could have occurred by chance. These results offer limited support to the suggestion that frequently occurring road bends might be protective...
  28. pmc The global impact of income inequality on health by age: an observational study
    Danny Dorling
    Department of Geography, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN
    BMJ 335:873. 2007
    ..To explore whether the apparent impact of income inequality on health, which has been shown for wealthier nations, is replicated worldwide, and whether the impact varies by age...
  29. ncbi request reprint Predicting smoking behaviour in census output areas across Scotland
    Jamie Pearce
    School of Geography and Geosciences, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9AL, Scotland, UK
    Health Place 9:139-49. 2003
    ..The parameters from this model are then used to make smoking predictions by age and sex for output areas across Scotland. This is the first time that such geographically detailed estimates of smoking have been made available...
  30. ncbi request reprint Emerging new research in the geography of health and impairment
    Jamie Pearce
    Health Place 9:107-8. 2003
  31. ncbi request reprint The place of population change in explaining geographical inequalities in health in New Zealand
    Jamie Pearce
    Int J Epidemiol 35:1099-100. 2006