A W Stewart

Summary

Affiliation: University of Auckland
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. pmc Evaporative gasoline emissions and asthma symptoms
    Mary Ellen Gordian
    Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK 99508, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:3051-62. 2010
  2. pmc A postal survey of maternal sleep in late pregnancy
    B Lynne Hutchison
    Department of Paediatrics, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:144. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint The relationship of per capita gross national product to the prevalence of symptoms of asthma and other atopic diseases in children (ISAAC)
    A W Stewart
    Department of Community Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Epidemiol 30:173-9. 2001
  4. doi request reprint The challenges of replicating the methodology between Phases I and III of the ISAAC programme
    P Ellwood
    Department of Paediatrics Child and Youth Health, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 16:687-93. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Translation of questions: the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) experience
    P Ellwood
    Department of Paediatrics Child and Youth Health, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:1174-82. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Changes over time in the relationship between symptoms of asthma, rhinoconjunctivitis and eczema: a global perspective from the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC)
    M I Asher
    Department of Paediatrics, Child and Youth Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Allergol Immunopathol (Madr) 40:267-74. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Seasonal differences in risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome. The New Zealand Cot Death Study Group
    E A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Acta Paediatr 88:253-8. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint The ecological relationship of tobacco smoking to the prevalence of symptoms of asthma and other atopic diseases in children: the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC)
    E A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Eur J Epidemiol 17:667-73. 2001
  9. pmc Which population level environmental factors are associated with asthma, rhinoconjunctivitis and eczema? Review of the ecological analyses of ISAAC Phase One
    M Innes Asher
    Department of Paediatrics, Child and Youth Health, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Respir Res 11:8. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint The impact of the method of consent on response rates in the ISAAC time trends study
    P Ellwood
    Department of Paediatrics, Child and Youth Health, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 14:1059-65. 2010

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. pmc Evaporative gasoline emissions and asthma symptoms
    Mary Ellen Gordian
    Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK 99508, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:3051-62. 2010
    ..Residents reported more severe symptoms of asthma in the homes with high gasoline exposure (16%) where benzene levels exceeded the 9 ppb...
  2. pmc A postal survey of maternal sleep in late pregnancy
    B Lynne Hutchison
    Department of Paediatrics, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:144. 2012
    ..Sleep disturbances in late pregnancy are common. This study aimed to survey sleep problems in third trimester pregnant women and to compare sleep in the pre-pregnancy period with the third trimester...
  3. ncbi request reprint The relationship of per capita gross national product to the prevalence of symptoms of asthma and other atopic diseases in children (ISAAC)
    A W Stewart
    Department of Community Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Epidemiol 30:173-9. 2001
    ..This paper examines the relationship of symptoms of asthma, rhinitis and eczema with gross national product per capita (GNP per capita)...
  4. doi request reprint The challenges of replicating the methodology between Phases I and III of the ISAAC programme
    P Ellwood
    Department of Paediatrics Child and Youth Health, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 16:687-93. 2012
    ..Centres followed essential rules to ensure comparability of methodology, examined by a centralised data centre...
  5. ncbi request reprint Translation of questions: the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) experience
    P Ellwood
    Department of Paediatrics Child and Youth Health, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:1174-82. 2009
    ..To explore the consequences of translating the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) English core questionnaires on asthma, rhinitis and eczema symptoms into other languages...
  6. doi request reprint Changes over time in the relationship between symptoms of asthma, rhinoconjunctivitis and eczema: a global perspective from the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC)
    M I Asher
    Department of Paediatrics, Child and Youth Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Allergol Immunopathol (Madr) 40:267-74. 2012
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  7. ncbi request reprint Seasonal differences in risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome. The New Zealand Cot Death Study Group
    E A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Acta Paediatr 88:253-8. 1999
    ..Prone sleeping position accounts for about half of the difference between the mortality rate in summer and that in winter. This suggests that some factor related to season modifies the effect of prone sleeping position...
  8. ncbi request reprint The ecological relationship of tobacco smoking to the prevalence of symptoms of asthma and other atopic diseases in children: the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC)
    E A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Eur J Epidemiol 17:667-73. 2001
    ....
  9. pmc Which population level environmental factors are associated with asthma, rhinoconjunctivitis and eczema? Review of the ecological analyses of ISAAC Phase One
    M Innes Asher
    Department of Paediatrics, Child and Youth Health, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Respir Res 11:8. 2010
    ..Interventions based on small associations may have the potential for a large public health benefit...
  10. ncbi request reprint The impact of the method of consent on response rates in the ISAAC time trends study
    P Ellwood
    Department of Paediatrics, Child and Youth Health, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 14:1059-65. 2010
    ..Centres in Phases I and III of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) programme used the method of consent (passive or active) required by local ethics committees...
  11. ncbi request reprint Deprivation and sudden infant death syndrome
    E A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Soc Sci Med 51:147-50. 2000
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  12. ncbi request reprint Maternal cannabis use in the sudden death syndrome
    R K Scragg
    Department of Community Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Acta Paediatr 90:57-60. 2001
    ..39, 3.57) compared to non-users; and the multivariate odds ratio was 1.55 (95% CI = 0.87, 2.75). We conclude that frequent maternal cannabis use may be a weak risk factor for SIDS, but this finding requires further research...
  13. doi request reprint PCOSMIC: a multi-centre randomized trial in women with PolyCystic Ovary Syndrome evaluating Metformin for Infertility with Clomiphene
    N P Johnson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, Level 12, Auckland Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Hum Reprod 25:1675-83. 2010
    ..Ovulation induction treatment with metformin, either alone or in combination with clomiphene citrate (CC), remains controversial even though previous randomized trials have examined this...
  14. ncbi request reprint Lipiodol fertility enhancement: two-year follow-up of a randomized trial suggests a transient benefit in endometriosis, but a sustained benefit in unexplained infertility
    N P Johnson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Hum Reprod 22:2857-62. 2007
    ..A New Zealand randomized trial has shown that lipiodol treatment enhances fertility with high short-term effectiveness for women with endometriosis...
  15. doi request reprint Deformational plagiocephaly: a follow-up of head shape, parental concern and neurodevelopment at ages 3 and 4 years
    B L Hutchison
    Department of Paediatrics Child and Youth Health, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Arch Dis Child 96:85-90. 2011
    ..To compare head shape measurements, parental concern about head shape and developmental delays in infancy with measurements obtained at follow-up at ages 3 and 4 years...
  16. ncbi request reprint Design effects associated with dietary nutrient intakes from a clustered design of 1 to 14-year-old children
    P A Metcalf
    Department of Statistics, University of Auckland, Auckland 1, New Zealand
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:1064-71. 2007
    ..To calculate intra-cluster and intra-household design effects and intra-class correlation coefficients for dietary nutrients obtained from a 24 h record-assisted recall...
  17. ncbi request reprint The Nepal longitudinal study: predicting myopia from the rate of increase in vitreous chamber depth
    L F Garner
    Department of Optometry and Vision Science, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Optom Vis Sci 81:44-8. 2004
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  18. doi request reprint Maternal and pathological pregnancy characteristics in customised birthweight centiles and identification of at-risk small-for-gestational-age infants: a retrospective cohort study
    N H Anderson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    BJOG 119:848-56. 2012
    ....
  19. doi request reprint The impact of maternal body mass index on the phenotype of pre-eclampsia: a prospective cohort study
    N H Anderson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Population Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    BJOG 119:589-95. 2012
    ..Specifically, they are more likely to develop term pre-eclampsia and less likely to have indicators of impaired placental perfusion, e.g. abnormal uterine artery Doppler or a small-for-gestational-age (SGA) infant...
  20. doi request reprint Prone sleeping position increases the risk of SIDS in the day more than at night
    E A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Acta Paediatr 97:584-9. 2008
    ..SIDS mortality is higher during the night than in the day...
  21. ncbi request reprint Body mass index in relation to semen quality and reproductive hormones in New Zealand men: a cross-sectional study in fertility clinics
    A A Macdonald
    School of Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Hum Reprod 28:3178-87. 2013
    ..Is there an association between body mass index (BMI) and routine semen analysis parameters in adult men?..
  22. ncbi request reprint The international study of asthma and allergies in childhood (ISAAC): phase three rationale and methods
    P Ellwood
    Department of Paediatrics, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 9:10-6. 2005
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival and valve-related complications in young women with cardiac valve replacements
    R A North
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Circulation 99:2669-76. 1999
    ..We investigated which valve type was associated with greatest patient and valve survival and the effect of pregnancy on valve loss...
  24. pmc Longitudinal pulmonary function of childhood bronchiectasis and comparison with cystic fibrosis
    J Twiss
    Starship Children s Hospital, Private Bag 92024, Auckland, New Zealand
    Thorax 61:414-8. 2006
    ..A study was undertaken to evaluate the change in lung function over time in children with BX, and to consider covariates and compare them with the local cystic fibrosis (CF) population...
  25. ncbi request reprint Myospherulosis in renal cell carcinoma
    K Y Chau
    Department of Histopathology, Auckland Healthcare, Auckland, New Zealand
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 124:1476-9. 2000
    ..To study retrospectively the identification, characteristics, and localization of myospherulosis in different types of renal cell carcinomas...
  26. doi request reprint Association between paracetamol use in infancy and childhood, and risk of asthma, rhinoconjunctivitis, and eczema in children aged 6-7 years: analysis from Phase Three of the ISAAC programme
    Richard Beasley
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand
    Lancet 372:1039-48. 2008
    ..We studied 6-7-year-old children from Phase Three of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) programme to investigate the association between paracetamol consumption and asthma...
  27. ncbi request reprint Worldwide time trends for symptoms of rhinitis and conjunctivitis: Phase III of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood
    Bengt Bjorksten
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 19:110-24. 2008
    ..The increases were more pronounced in the older age group, suggesting that environmental influences on the development of allergy may not be limited to early childhood...
  28. ncbi request reprint The burden of symptoms of asthma, allergic rhinoconjunctivitis and atopic eczema in children and adolescents in six New Zealand centres: ISAAC Phase One
    M I Asher
    Division of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland
    N Z Med J 114:114-20. 2001
    ..However, there is little regional variation with the exception of lower rates in Nelson children. Explanations for these findings will be the subject of further studies...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effects of maternal cigarette smoking and cocaine use in pregnancy on fetal response to vibroacoustic stimulation and habituation
    J L Gingras
    Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Acta Paediatr 93:1479-85. 2004
    ..Although the cause of SIDS is not known, one postulated mechanism involves abnormalities of arousal and arousal regulation. Cigarette smoking and cocaine use may cause deficits of arousal. Many believe arousal deficits occur prenatally...
  30. doi request reprint International correlations between indicators of prevalence, hospital admissions and mortality for asthma in children
    H R Anderson
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 37:573-82. 2008
    ..There are extensive data on the prevalence of childhood asthma world-wide but the relationships between asthma symptom prevalence, mortality and hospital admissions have not been investigated...