Vera Mann

Summary

Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Pesticide-related illness reported to and diagnosed in primary care: implications for surveillance of environmental causes of ill-health
    Lesley Rushton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College London, Faculty of Medicine, Norfolk Place, London W21PG, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:219. 2009
  2. ncbi Separating within and between effects in family studies: an application to the study of blood pressure in children
    Vera Mann
    Medical Statistics Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Stat Med 23:2745-56. 2004
  3. pmc Retrospective comparative evaluation of the lasting impact of a community-based primary health care programme on under-5 mortality in villages around Jamkhed, India
    Vera Mann
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, England
    Bull World Health Organ 88:727-36. 2010
  4. pmc The EPICS Trial: Enabling Parents to Increase Child Survival through the introduction of community-based health interventions in rural Guinea Bissau
    Vera Mann
    Medical Statistics Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:279. 2009
  5. pmc The STRIPES trial--support to rural India's public education system
    Alex Eble
    The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Trials 11:10. 2010
  6. pmc Temporal trends (1977-2007) and ethnic inequity in child mortality in rural villages of southern Guinea Bissau
    Ila Fazzio
    Effective Intervention, Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:683. 2011
  7. pmc Community health and medical provision: impact on neonates (the CHAMPION trial)
    Peter Boone
    Effective Intervention, Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London, UK
    BMC Pediatr 7:26. 2007
  8. pmc Knowledge and reported practices of men and women on maternal and child health in rural Guinea Bissau: a cross sectional survey
    Rebecca King
    Effective Intervention, Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:319. 2010
  9. ncbi Statistical issues in life course epidemiology
    Bianca L de Stavola
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 163:84-96. 2006
  10. ncbi Fetal, developmental, and parental influences on childhood systolic blood pressure in 600 sib pairs: the Uppsala Family study
    David A Leon
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Circulation 112:3478-85. 2005

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Publications13

  1. pmc Pesticide-related illness reported to and diagnosed in primary care: implications for surveillance of environmental causes of ill-health
    Lesley Rushton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College London, Faculty of Medicine, Norfolk Place, London W21PG, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:219. 2009
    ..This study aimed to investigate the extent and nature of pesticide-related illness presented and diagnosed in Primary Care and the feasibility of establishing a routine monitoring system...
  2. ncbi Separating within and between effects in family studies: an application to the study of blood pressure in children
    Vera Mann
    Medical Statistics Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Stat Med 23:2745-56. 2004
    ..The within- and between-families effects were not significantly different, p = 0.19, suggesting that fixed and pregnancy-specific factors have similar effects on childhood systolic blood pressure...
  3. pmc Retrospective comparative evaluation of the lasting impact of a community-based primary health care programme on under-5 mortality in villages around Jamkhed, India
    Vera Mann
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, England
    Bull World Health Organ 88:727-36. 2010
    ..To conduct the first rigorous evaluation of the long-term effect of the Comprehensive Rural Health Project on childhood mortality in rural Maharashtra...
  4. pmc The EPICS Trial: Enabling Parents to Increase Child Survival through the introduction of community-based health interventions in rural Guinea Bissau
    Vera Mann
    Medical Statistics Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:279. 2009
    ..Effective Intervention plans to expand the project to a much larger region if there is good evidence after two and a half years that the project is generating a cost-effective, sustainable reduction in child mortality...
  5. pmc The STRIPES trial--support to rural India's public education system
    Alex Eble
    The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Trials 11:10. 2010
    ..In both intervention arms additional after-school instruction and learning materials will be offered to all eligible children and in one arm girls will also receive an additional 'kit' with a uniform and clothes...
  6. pmc Temporal trends (1977-2007) and ethnic inequity in child mortality in rural villages of southern Guinea Bissau
    Ila Fazzio
    Effective Intervention, Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:683. 2011
    ..We aimed to investigate temporal trends with emphasis on historical events and the effect of ethnicity, polygyny and distance to the health centre on child mortality...
  7. pmc Community health and medical provision: impact on neonates (the CHAMPION trial)
    Peter Boone
    Effective Intervention, Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London, UK
    BMC Pediatr 7:26. 2007
    ..If successful, the trial is designed so that it should be possible to substantially scale up the project in regions with similarly high neonatal mortality throughout Andhra Pradesh and elsewhere...
  8. pmc Knowledge and reported practices of men and women on maternal and child health in rural Guinea Bissau: a cross sectional survey
    Rebecca King
    Effective Intervention, Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:319. 2010
    ..The study also aimed to assess the effect of gender and ethnicity on knowledge and behaviour...
  9. ncbi Statistical issues in life course epidemiology
    Bianca L de Stavola
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 163:84-96. 2006
    ..Examples from two cohorts in the United Kingdom are used to illustrate alternative modeling strategies. The authors conclude that more than one analytical approach should be adopted to gain more insight into the underlying mechanisms...
  10. ncbi Fetal, developmental, and parental influences on childhood systolic blood pressure in 600 sib pairs: the Uppsala Family study
    David A Leon
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Circulation 112:3478-85. 2005
    ..A study of within- and between-family associations of birth weight with blood pressure, which collected data on both parents, would address this gap in our knowledge...
  11. ncbi Prenatal factors, childhood growth trajectories and age at menarche
    Isabel dos Santos Silva
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 31:405-12. 2002
    ..The mechanisms underlying this association are not clear, however, as birthweight is a predictor of body size in childhood, and a large body size is known to be associated with an early onset of menarche...
  12. ncbi Morning cortisol does not mediate the association of size at birth with blood pressure in children born from full-term pregnancies
    Ilona Koupil
    Stockholm University Karolinska Institute, Centre for Health Equity Studies, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 62:661-6. 2005
    ..We investigated whether morning salivary cortisol mediates the inverse association of birthweight with systolic blood pressure in children...
  13. ncbi Genetic regulation of birth weight and fasting glucose by a common polymorphism in the islet cell promoter of the glucokinase gene
    Michael N Weedon
    Institute of Biomedical and Clinical Science, Peninsula Medical School, Barrack Road, Exeter EX2 5AX, U K
    Diabetes 54:576-81. 2005
    ..This study establishes that common genetic variation, in addition to rare mutations and environmental factors, can affect both FPG and birth weight...