N Wilson

Summary

Affiliation: Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. pmc Modeling the impact of pandemic influenza on Pacific Islands
    Nick Wilson
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:347-9. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Cigarette butt littering in city streets: a new methodology for studying and results
    Vimal Patel
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington South, Wellington, New Zealand
    Tob Control 22:59-62. 2013
  3. 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
  4. pmc Lessons from the removal of lead from gasoline for controlling other environmental pollutants: a case study from New Zealand
    Nick Wilson
    Environ Health 7:1. 2008
  5. pmc A surveillance sector review applied to infectious diseases at a country level
    Michael G Baker
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 10:332. 2010
  6. pmc Patterns of sports sponsorship by gambling, alcohol and food companies: an Internet survey
    Anthony Maher
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wellington, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 6:95. 2006
  7. pmc Quarantine for pandemic influenza control at the borders of small island nations
    Hiroshi Nishiura
    Theoretical Epidemiology, University of Utrecht, 3584 CL Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 9:27. 2009
  8. pmc Small islands and pandemic influenza: potential benefits and limitations of travel volume reduction as a border control measure
    Martin Eichner
    1Department of Medical Biometry, University of Tubingen, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 9:160. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of international terrorism involving fatal outcomes in developed countries (1994-2003)
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Otago University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:375-81. 2005
  10. pmc The effectiveness of television advertising campaigns on generating calls to a national Quitline by Māori
    N Wilson
    Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 7343, Wellington, New Zealand
    Tob Control 14:284-6. 2005

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  1. pmc Modeling the impact of pandemic influenza on Pacific Islands
    Nick Wilson
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:347-9. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Cigarette butt littering in city streets: a new methodology for studying and results
    Vimal Patel
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington South, Wellington, New Zealand
    Tob Control 22:59-62. 2013
    ..The objectives of the present work were to (a) develop a relatively simple single-observer method for data collection on cigarette butt discarding; and (b) quantify cigarette butt discarding behaviour in city streets...
  3. 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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  4. pmc Lessons from the removal of lead from gasoline for controlling other environmental pollutants: a case study from New Zealand
    Nick Wilson
    Environ Health 7:1. 2008
    ..This was despite international evidence and original research conducted in New Zealand on the harm to child cognitive function and behaviour from lead exposure...
  5. pmc A surveillance sector review applied to infectious diseases at a country level
    Michael G Baker
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 10:332. 2010
    ..Such reviews also have the potential to identify important surveillance gaps, improve the organisation of disparate surveillance systems and to focus attention on upstream hazards, determinants and interventions...
  6. pmc Patterns of sports sponsorship by gambling, alcohol and food companies: an Internet survey
    Anthony Maher
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wellington, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 6:95. 2006
    ..This research aimed to explore this proportion with an Internet survey of sports sponsorship in the New Zealand setting...
  7. pmc Quarantine for pandemic influenza control at the borders of small island nations
    Hiroshi Nishiura
    Theoretical Epidemiology, University of Utrecht, 3584 CL Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 9:27. 2009
    ..Motivated by the situation of small island nations, which will probably experience the introduction of pandemic influenza via just one airport, we examined the potential effectiveness of quarantine as a border control measure...
  8. pmc Small islands and pandemic influenza: potential benefits and limitations of travel volume reduction as a border control measure
    Martin Eichner
    1Department of Medical Biometry, University of Tubingen, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 9:160. 2009
    ..Some island nations have explicit components of their influenza pandemic plans for providing travel warnings and restricting incoming travellers. But the potential value of such restrictions has not been quantified...
  9. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of international terrorism involving fatal outcomes in developed countries (1994-2003)
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Otago University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:375-81. 2005
    ..Nevertheless, the available data indicates that the mortality burden from international terrorism in developed countries is small compared to that from other homicide...
  10. pmc The effectiveness of television advertising campaigns on generating calls to a national Quitline by Māori
    N Wilson
    Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 7343, Wellington, New Zealand
    Tob Control 14:284-6. 2005
    ..To examine the effectiveness of four mass media campaigns on calls to a national Quitline by Māori (the indigenous people of New Zealand)...
  11. pmc Deaths from international terrorism compared with road crash deaths in OECD countries
    N Wilson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Otago University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Inj Prev 11:332-3. 2005
    ..To estimate the relative number of deaths in member countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) from international terrorism and road crashes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Communication and health protection issues arising from a flooding emergency
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Prehosp Disaster Med 20:193-6. 2005
    ..To identify and describe the key communication and health protection issues surrounding a flooding emergency...
  13. ncbi request reprint Marketing fat and sugar to children on New Zealand television
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Otago University, Mein St, Newtown, New Zealand
    Prev Med 42:96-101. 2006
    ..We aimed to determine the frequency and content of television food advertisements during children's viewing times on various New Zealand television channels...
  14. ncbi request reprint Lessons from the unsuccessful 2005 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference
    Nick Wilson
    IPPNW New Zealand, Wellington, NZ
    Med Confl Surviv 21:274-82. 2005
    ..Fortunately there are still many ways for states and civil society to make future conferences more successful in eliminating the threat to human security from nuclear weapons...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  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. 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...
  20. 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)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Tobacco taxation and public health: ethical problems, policy responses
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Soc Sci Med 61:649-59. 2005
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  22. ncbi request reprint Smoke gets in your eyes: smoking and visual impairment in New Zealand
    G A Wilson
    Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    N Z Med J 114:471-4. 2001
    ..To estimate the burden of visual impairment attributable to smoking in New Zealand...
  23. ncbi request reprint Estimating the impact of the next influenza pandemic on population health and health sector capacity in New Zealand
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Otago University, Wellington South, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 118:U1346. 2005
    ..To estimate the impact of the next influenza pandemic on population health and health sector capacity in New Zealand...
  24. ncbi request reprint Estimating the Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) disease burden and the impact of Hib vaccine in Fiji
    Nick Wilson
    367a Karori Road, Karori, Wellington, New Zealand
    Vaccine 21:1907-12. 2003
    ..To compare estimates from WHO's Hib rapid assessment tool (RAT), with that from decline in disease after vaccine introduction...
  25. pmc The decline of smoking in British portraiture
    N Wilson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Tob Control 13:3-5. 2004
    ..To examine time trends in the portrayal of smoking in a national collection of portraiture and to compare this with the similar trends for television and film...
  26. ncbi request reprint Bioterrorism in the Northern Hemisphere and potential impact on New Zealand
    Nick Wilson
    New Zealand Ministry of Health, Wellington
    N Z Med J 115:247-51. 2002
    ..Nevertheless, attention needs to be given to the primary prevention of terrorism and to preparatory measures that improve the country's public health infrastructure...
  27. ncbi request reprint The beneficial impact of Hib vaccine on disease rates in New Zealand children
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 115:U122. 2002
    ..To examine the impact of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccine on the burden of Haemophilus influenzae (Hi) disease in New Zealand children aged under five years (under-5s)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Food ads on TV: a health hazard for children?
    N Wilson
    Ministry of Health, Wellington, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 23:647-50. 1999
    ..To examine the nutritional quality of food in television food advertisements that are targeted at children...
  29. ncbi request reprint Content analysis and publication outcomes of projects by public health medicine registrars
    N Wilson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 23:541-2. 1999
    ..To examine the content of the project work of public health medicine registrars in New Zealand and identify publication outcomes...
  30. pmc How much downside? Quantifying the relative harm from tobacco taxation
    N Wilson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:451-4. 2004
    ..To estimate the loss of life expectancy attributable to tobacco taxation (via financial hardship and flow-on health effect) in New Zealand...
  31. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of the infant hepatitis B immunisation program in Fiji, Kiribati, Tonga and Vanuatu
    N Wilson
    Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Wellington, New Zealand
    Vaccine 18:3059-66. 2000
    ..Nevertheless, there is significant scope for further improving the timeliness of immunisation...
  32. 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
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Public attitudes to laws for smoke-free private vehicles: a brief review
    G Thomson
    University of Otago, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
    Tob Control 18:256-61. 2009
    ..Survey series on attitudes to such laws are needed, and surveys in jurisdictions where the issue has not been investigated to date...
  34. pmc One year of smokefree bars and restaurants in New Zealand: impacts and responses
    George Thomson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 6:64. 2006
    ..New Zealand introduced a smokefree bars and restaurants policy in December 2004. We reviewed the data available at December 2005 on the main public health, societal and political impacts and responses within New Zealand to the new law...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the content of the New Zealand influenza pandemic plan with European pandemic plans
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago Wellington, Wellington South, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 122:36-46. 2009
    ..To critically review version 16 of the New Zealand (NZ) influenza pandemic plan in relation to the content of European pandemic plans...
  39. doi request reprint Killing the canary: the international epidemiology of the homicide of media workers
    L Riddick
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:682-8. 2008
    ..To describe the international epidemiology of the homicide of media workers, and investigate country-level risk factors...
  40. ncbi request reprint Tobacco tax as a health protecting policy: a brief review of the New Zealand evidence
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington South, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 118:U1403. 2005
    ..To review the evidence relating to tobacco taxation as a health and equity protecting policy for New Zealand...
  41. ncbi request reprint Pacific solutions to reducing smoking around Pacific children in New Zealand: a qualitative study of Pacific policymaker views
    Tolotea Lanumata
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Box 7343 Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 123:54-63. 2010
    ..To explore the views of Pacific policymakers on solutions to reducing smoking around Pacific children in New Zealand (given smoking is a cause of health inequalities between Pacific peoples and other New Zealanders)...
  42. 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...
  43. ncbi request reprint Was rurality protective in the 1918 influenza pandemic in New Zealand?
    Kirsten McSweeny
    University of Otago, Wellington
    N Z Med J 120:U2579. 2007
    ..This study aimed to examine the impact of rurality on mortality rates from pandemic influenza in New Zealand in 1918...
  44. 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
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Butt lengths differ by area deprivation level: a field study to explore intensive smoking
    George Thomson
    University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:927-31. 2008
    ..Further evidence on observed smoking behavior in the field is necessary to better interpret these preliminary findings...
  46. ncbi request reprint What is the contribution of smoking and socioeconomic position to ethnic inequalities in mortality in New Zealand?
    Tony Blakely
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, PO Box 7343, Wellington, New Zealand
    Lancet 368:44-52. 2006
    ..We have assessed the contribution of tobacco smoking and socioeconomic position to these inequalities in 45-74-year-old census respondents during 1981-84 and 1996-99 (2.3 and 2.7 million person-years, respectively)...
  47. doi request reprint Identifying 'unhealthy' food advertising on television: a case study applying the UK Nutrient Profile model
    Gabrielle Jenkin
    Department of Public Health, Health Promotion and Policy Research Unit, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Public Health Nutr 12:614-23. 2009
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of the UK Nutrient Profile (NP) model for identifying 'unhealthy' food advertisements using a case study of New Zealand television advertisements...
  48. pmc Observed smoking in cars: a method and differences by socioeconomic area
    Josh Martin
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Otago University, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Tob Control 15:409-11. 2006
    ..To establish a reproducible method to estimate he point prevalence of smoking and second-hand smoke (SHS) exposure in cars, and to compare this prevalence between two areas of contrasting socioeconomic status...
  49. 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...
  50. ncbi request reprint The smoking-mortality association varies over time and by ethnicity in New Zealand
    Darren Hunt
    Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1020-8. 2005
    ..The strength of the smoking-mortality association may vary over time and by ethnic group...
  51. ncbi request reprint Regulation of chicken contamination is urgently needed to control New Zealand's serious campylobacteriosis epidemic
    Michael Baker
    Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago
    N Z Med J 119:U2264. 2006
    ....
  52. 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...
  53. ncbi request reprint Smoky homes: a review of the exposure and effects of secondhand smoke in New Zealand homes
    George Thomson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington South, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 118:U1404. 2005
    ..To review the evidence of exposure to secondhand smoke (SHS) in New Zealand homes and its effects on health...
  54. ncbi request reprint Border control measures in the influenza pandemic plans of six South Pacific nations: a critical review
    Melissa McLeod
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wellington South, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 121:62-72. 2008
    ..This study aimed to review the border control strategies included in the publicly available pandemic preparedness plans for the South Pacific Islands, New Zealand, and Australia...
  55. ncbi request reprint Advertising and availability of 'obesogenic' foods around New Zealand secondary schools: a pilot study
    Anthony Maher
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington
    N Z Med J 118:U1556. 2005
    ..To examine the extent and content of outdoor food advertisements and food availability from outlets in the vicinity of secondary schools...
  56. ncbi request reprint Rethinking the regulatory framework for tobacco control in New Zealand
    George Thomson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington South, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 118:U1405. 2005
    ..As the authority could be funded through levies on the tobacco industry, it has the potential advantage of delivering major population health gains while costing the taxpayer nothing...
  57. 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...
  58. ncbi request reprint The contribution of smoking to inequalities in mortality by education varies over time and by sex: two national cohort studies, 1981-84 and 1996-99
    Tony Blakely
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, PO Box 7343, Wellington, New Zealand
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1054-62. 2005
    ..We determined how these contributions varied by sex and over time in two national New Zealand cohort studies...
  59. 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
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint New Zealand's impact on health in the South Pacific: scope for improvement?
    Rosemary Wyber
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago Wellington, Wellington South, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 122:60-8. 2009
    ..g. for tobacco control). Overall there remains significant scope for New Zealand to contribute more effectively via aid and trade to health in the South Pacific...
  61. pmc Print media response to SARS in New Zealand
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Otago University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1461-4. 2004
    ..While important accurate health messages were frequently included, some were missed (e.g., hand washing in only 2% of articles). No incorrect information was identified, and health spokespersons were accurately quoted...
  62. 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...
  63. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for mold in housing: a national survey
    P Howden-Chapman
    Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Indoor Air 15:469-76. 2005
    ..Although this survey has a number of limitations, it does suggest that there are a number of potentially modifiable risk factors for mold that could be reduced by a range of policy responses...
  64. 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...
  65. pmc Protective effect of maritime quarantine in South Pacific jurisdictions, 1918-19 influenza pandemic
    Melissa A McLeod
    University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:468-70. 2008
    ..They also experienced lower excess death rates than the other jurisdictions that did not apply quarantine measures...
  66. ncbi request reprint A call to reduce harm from tobacco pack marketing and bolster consumer health protection in New Zealand
    George Thomson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 121:98-101. 2008
  67. pmc Population level policy options for increasing the prevalence of smokefree homes
    George Thomson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:298-304. 2006
    ..To identify and evaluate the options for population level government policies to increase the prevalence of homes free of secondhand smoke...
  68. ncbi request reprint Shifting dollars, saving lives: what might happen to mortality rates, and socio-economic inequalities in mortality rates, if income was redistributed?
    Tony Blakely
    Wellington School of Medicine, Otago University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Soc Sci Med 62:2024-34. 2006
    ..Nevertheless, we tentatively suggest that the gains in overall mortality will be modest (although still potentially worthwhile from a policy perspective) and the reductions in inequalities in mortality will be more substantial...
  69. pmc Key transmission parameters of an institutional outbreak during the 1918 influenza pandemic estimated by mathematical modelling
    Gabriel Sertsou
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Theor Biol Med Model 3:38. 2006
    ..To estimate the key transmission parameters associated with an outbreak of pandemic influenza in an institutional setting (New Zealand 1918)...
  70. ncbi request reprint Attitudes to, and knowledge of, secondhand smoke in New Zealand homes and cars
    George Thomson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington South, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 118:U1407. 2005
    ..To review the evidence on knowledge and attitudes among the New Zealand public concerning secondhand smoke (SHS) and smoking in homes and cars...
  71. pmc Transmission of pandemic A/H1N1 2009 influenza on passenger aircraft: retrospective cohort study
    Michael G Baker
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Box 7343 Wellington South 6242, New Zealand
    BMJ 340:c2424. 2010
    ..To assess the risk of transmission of pandemic A/H1N1 2009 influenza (pandemic A/H1N1) from an infected high school group to other passengers on an airline flight and the effectiveness of screening and follow-up of exposed passengers...
  72. ncbi request reprint Directly eroding tobacco industry power as a tobacco control strategy: lessons for New Zealand?
    George Thomson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington South, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 118:U1683. 2005
    ..To examine some recent examples of tobacco control policies used elsewhere that seek to directly erode tobacco industry power, and to consider the relevance of these to New Zealand...
  73. pmc Smooth handling: the lack of safety-related consumer information in car advertisements
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Inj Prev 13:304-6. 2007
    ..To examine the content and trends of safety-related consumer information in magazine vehicle advertisements, as a case study within the worldwide marketing of vehicles...
  74. ncbi request reprint Safety concerns about nuclear-powered vessels persist
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 117:U942. 2004
  75. ncbi request reprint Can schools contribute to mosquito surveillance? A New Zealand pilot study
    Amy Snell
    N Z Med J 119:U1857. 2006
  76. ncbi request reprint Health development assistance works: a Pacific example
    Osman Mansoor
    Med J Aust 183:492. 2005
  77. pmc Salt tax could reduce population's salt intake
    Nick Wilson
    BMJ 329:918. 2004
  78. ncbi request reprint Screening for Ministerial appointments? Systems failure in Peter Dunne's appointment as a New Zealand Revenue and Associate Health Minister
    George Thomson
    N Z Med J 118:U1765. 2005
  79. ncbi request reprint Last chance to fix the holes in proposed legislation for smoke-free environments
    George Thomson
    N Z Med J 116:U409. 2003
  80. pmc Total smoking ban is accepted in New Zealand
    Nick Wilson
    BMJ 331:1145. 2005
  81. ncbi request reprint Re-evaluating a local public health control measure used in New Zealand for the pandemic influenza of 1918
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 118:U1714. 2005
  82. ncbi request reprint Politicians and tobacco control in New Zealand: a brief three-year audit
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 118:U1645. 2005
  83. ncbi request reprint Spending decisions for tobacco-related disease treatment and tobacco control: an example and a solution
    George Thomson
    N Z Med J 118:U1337. 2005
  84. ncbi request reprint The New Zealand Government's energy policies need to consider public health benefits
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 118:U1513. 2005
  85. ncbi request reprint The New Zealand Government's 2005 Budget: missed opportunities for significant public health progress
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 118:U1511. 2005
  86. ncbi request reprint Taxes for health: the argument is more about health than economics
    Richard Edwards
    N Z Med J 120:U2790. 2007
  87. ncbi request reprint Regulations should ban the sale of cigarette pack covers of health warnings
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 119:U2251. 2006
  88. 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
  89. ncbi request reprint Tobacco-free countries: could Pacific Island countries lead the way?
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 120:U2845. 2007
  90. 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
  91. 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
  92. 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
  93. 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
  94. 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
  95. ncbi request reprint Persisting loopholes in New Zealand's smokefree law on tobacco marketing
    George Thomson
    N Z Med J 120:U2597. 2007
  96. ncbi request reprint Still dying from second-hand smoke at work: a brief review of the evidence for smoke-free workplaces in New Zealand
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 115:U240. 2002
    ..To briefly review the evidence on the hazard from, and control of, second-hand smoke (SHS) in New Zealand workplace settings...
  97. ncbi request reprint Properties of "light" cigarettes sold in New Zealand
    Kaila J Norton
    N Z Med J 121:107-10. 2008
  98. ncbi request reprint Supporting smoking cessation in pregnancy--action is urgently needed
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 116:U415. 2003
  99. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of misleading tobacco descriptors in the New Zealand tobacco market
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 120:U2497. 2007