K Wellings

Summary

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

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The prevalence of unplanned pregnancy and associated factors in Britain: findings from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3)
    Kaye Wellings
    Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK Electronic address
    Lancet 382:1807-16. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Sexual behaviour in context: a global perspective
    Kaye Wellings
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 368:1706-28. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Attitudes towards long-acting reversible methods of contraception in general practice in the UK
    Kaye Wellings
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Contraception 76:208-14. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Sexual behaviour in Britain: early heterosexual experience
    K Wellings
    Centre for Sexual Health Research, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, WC1E 7HT, London, UK
    Lancet 358:1843-50. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Sexual behaviour in Britain: reported sexually transmitted infections and prevalent genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection
    K A Fenton
    Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Department of Primary Care, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, London, UK
    Lancet 358:1851-4. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Sexual behaviour in Britain: partnerships, practices, and HIV risk behaviours
    A M Johnson
    Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Mortimer Market Centre, WC1E 6AU, London, UK
    Lancet 358:1835-42. 2001
  7. pmc The acceptability of urinary LCR testing for Chlamydia trachomatis among participants in a probability sample survey of sexual attitudes and lifestyles
    K A Fenton
    Department of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 77:194-8. 2001
  8. doi request reprint Attitudes and first heterosexual experiences among Indians and Pakistanis in Britain: evidence from a national probability survey
    C Griffiths
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    Int J STD AIDS 22:131-9. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of computer-assisted self-interviews on reporting of sexual HIV risk behaviours in a general population sample: a methodological experiment
    A M Johnson
    Department of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Mortimer Market Centre, London, UK
    AIDS 15:111-5. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint First sexual partnerships--age differences and their significance: empirical evidence from the 2000 British National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles ('Natsal 2000')
    Catherine H Mercer
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    J Adolesc Health 39:87-95. 2006

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. doi request reprint The prevalence of unplanned pregnancy and associated factors in Britain: findings from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3)
    Kaye Wellings
    Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK Electronic address
    Lancet 382:1807-16. 2013
    ..Unplanned pregnancy is a key public health indicator. We describe the prevalence of unplanned pregnancy, and associated factors, in a general population sample in Britain (England, Scotland, and Wales)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Sexual behaviour in context: a global perspective
    Kaye Wellings
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 368:1706-28. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Attitudes towards long-acting reversible methods of contraception in general practice in the UK
    Kaye Wellings
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Contraception 76:208-14. 2007
    ..Usage rates of long-acting reversible methods of contraception in the UK are currently low. Since these methods require medical intervention, attitudes of professionals are important determinants of prevalence of use...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sexual behaviour in Britain: early heterosexual experience
    K Wellings
    Centre for Sexual Health Research, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, WC1E 7HT, London, UK
    Lancet 358:1843-50. 2001
    ..We report the results of the second National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal 2000)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sexual behaviour in Britain: reported sexually transmitted infections and prevalent genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection
    K A Fenton
    Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Department of Primary Care, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, London, UK
    Lancet 358:1851-4. 2001
    ..The results have potentially wide application for proposed chlamydia screening programmes which, given the demonstrated prevalence, must now proactively seek to involve men...
  6. ncbi request reprint Sexual behaviour in Britain: partnerships, practices, and HIV risk behaviours
    A M Johnson
    Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Mortimer Market Centre, WC1E 6AU, London, UK
    Lancet 358:1835-42. 2001
    ....
  7. pmc The acceptability of urinary LCR testing for Chlamydia trachomatis among participants in a probability sample survey of sexual attitudes and lifestyles
    K A Fenton
    Department of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 77:194-8. 2001
    ..To examine the factors that influence respondents' willingness to participate in urinary testing for Chlamydia trachomatis in a general population feasibility survey of sexual attitudes and lifestyles...
  8. doi request reprint Attitudes and first heterosexual experiences among Indians and Pakistanis in Britain: evidence from a national probability survey
    C Griffiths
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    Int J STD AIDS 22:131-9. 2011
    ..04 and 2.62). These unique data have implications for ensuring that sex and relationship education and health promotion messages are appropriately planned, targeted and delivered to benefit Pakistanis and Indians...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of computer-assisted self-interviews on reporting of sexual HIV risk behaviours in a general population sample: a methodological experiment
    A M Johnson
    Department of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Mortimer Market Centre, London, UK
    AIDS 15:111-5. 2001
    ..We assessed the feasibility of using a computer-assisted self-completion interview (CASI) in comparison with pen-and-paper self-completion interview (PAPI)...
  10. ncbi request reprint First sexual partnerships--age differences and their significance: empirical evidence from the 2000 British National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles ('Natsal 2000')
    Catherine H Mercer
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    J Adolesc Health 39:87-95. 2006
    ....
  11. doi request reprint First heterosexual intercourse in the United kingdom: a review of the literature
    Zoe Coline Hawes
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
    J Sex Res 47:137-52. 2010
    ..There is evidence to suggest that age may not be the most useful criterion for judging optimal timing for first having sex. It is proposed that a more promising concept in relation to first sexual intercourse is that of sexual readiness...
  12. pmc Collecting information on marital status: a methodological note
    G Barrett
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:175-6. 2002
  13. ncbi request reprint How can we facilitate reliable reporting in surveys of sexual behaviour? Evidence from qualitative research
    Kirstin Mitchell
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Cult Health Sex 9:519-31. 2007
    ..We draw upon the strengths of qualitative methodology to make recommendations for future survey research...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic and sexual health profile of users of emergency hormonal contraception: data from a British probability sample survey
    Kirsten I Black
    Centre for Sexual Health Research, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, WC1E 7HT London, UK
    Contraception 74:309-12. 2006
    ..This study aimed to identify factors associated with the use of emergency hormonal contraception (EHC)...
  15. pmc Weight-management interventions in primary care: a pilot randomised controlled trial
    Kiran Nanchahal
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London
    Br J Gen Pract 59:e157-66. 2009
    ..There is a paucity of randomised controlled trials of weight management in primary care...
  16. ncbi request reprint Learning about sex: results from Natsal 2000
    Wendy Macdowall
    Centre for Sexual and Reproductive Health Research, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Health Educ Behav 33:802-11. 2006
    ..Parents and schools are the preferred source of further information. We need to enable parents to provide information to their children, especially their sons...
  17. ncbi request reprint What is a 'planned' pregnancy? Empirical data from a British study
    Geraldine Barrett
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, Health Promotion Research Unit, UK
    Soc Sci Med 55:545-57. 2002
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological correlates of asymptomatic gonorrhea
    Ivana Bozicevic
    Public and Environmental Health Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Dis 33:289-95. 2006
    ..To assess correlates of asymptomatic gonorrhea among patients attending Genitourinary Medicine Clinics participating in the Gonococcal Resistance to Antimicrobials Surveillance Programme (GRASP) in England for 2001-2003...
  19. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia trachomatis testing in the second British national survey of sexual attitudes and lifestyles: respondent uptake and treatment outcomes
    Angela McCadden
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Mortimer Market Centre, London, UK
    Sex Transm Dis 32:387-94. 2005
    ..Little information is available on the outcomes when applied to asymptomatic sex survey participants...
  20. ncbi request reprint Providing information for young people in sexual health clinics: getting it right
    Roslyn Kane
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 29:141-5. 2003
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Reported sexually transmitted disease clinic attendance and sexually transmitted infections in britain: prevalence, risk factors, and proportionate population burden
    Kevin A Fenton
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    J Infect Dis 191:S127-38. 2005
    ....
  22. pmc Surveys on sexual health: recent developments and future directions
    K Wellings
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1B 3DP, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 77:238-41. 2001
    ..Despite its broader focus, there remain opportunities for sexual health research to expand its remit. Studies to date may have focused too narrowly on pathological, to the neglect of health enhancing, consequences of sexual behaviour...
  23. pmc Conceptualisation, development, and evaluation of a measure of unplanned pregnancy
    G Barrett
    Centre for Sexual and Reproductive Health Research, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:426-33. 2004
    ....
  24. doi request reprint HIV prone occupational exposures: epidemiology and factors associated with initiation of post-exposure prophylaxis
    D Zenner
    Health Protection Agency, Centre for Infections, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:373-8. 2009
    ..Yet one in five UK healthcare workers did not initiate PEP despite having been exposed to an HIV-positive source patient. The aim of the study is to examine factors associated with PEP uptake behaviour...
  25. doi request reprint Provision of emergency contraception: a pilot study comparing access through pharmacies and clinical settings
    Kirsten I Black
    Centre for Sexual Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK, WC1E 7HT
    Contraception 77:181-5. 2008
    ....
  26. pmc Views and experiences of men who have sex with men on the ban on blood donation: a cross sectional survey with qualitative interviews
    P Grenfell
    Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    BMJ 343:d5604. 2011
    ..To explore compliance with the UK blood services' criterion that excludes men who have had penetrative sex with a man from donating blood, and to assess the possible effects of revising this policy...
  27. doi request reprint Prevalence of low sexual desire among women in Britain: associated factors
    Kirstin R Mitchell
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Sex Med 6:2434-44. 2009
    ..Lack of sexual interest is a common sexual difficulty. Estimates of the prevalence of lack of sexual interest vary widely, and the evidence with regard to factors associated with lack of interest is not always consistent...
  28. ncbi request reprint How do health care professionals respond to advice on adverse side effects of contraceptive methods? The case of Depo Provera
    Anna Glasier
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, E816 4SB Scotland, UK
    Contraception 76:18-22. 2007
    ..Evidence for a detrimental effect of DMPA on bone mineral density led to advice from drug regulatory authorities in the United Kingdom and the United States, recommending caution in prescribing DMPA, particularly for young people...
  29. pmc Women who report having sex with women: British national probability data on prevalence, sexual behaviors, and health outcomes
    Catherine H Mercer
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research at University College London, London, England
    Am J Public Health 97:1126-33. 2007
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Increasing prevalence of male homosexual partnerships and practices in Britain 1990-2000: evidence from national probability surveys
    Catherine H Mercer
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the National Centre for Social Research, London, UK
    AIDS 18:1453-8. 2004
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Teenage conceptions, abortions, and births in England, 1994-2003, and the national teenage pregnancy strategy
    Paul Wilkinson
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 368:1879-86. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to quantify the change in the number of conceptions and abortions among women younger than 18 years in England in relation to the government's national teenage pregnancy strategy...
  32. ncbi request reprint Ethnic variations in sexual behaviour in Great Britain and risk of sexually transmitted infections: a probability survey
    Kevin A Fenton
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Lancet 365:1246-55. 2005
    ..We used data from the second British National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal 2000) to investigate the frequency of high-risk sexual behaviours and adverse sexual health outcomes in five ethnic groups in Great Britain...
  33. pmc Changes in the circumstances of young mothers in Britain: 1990 to 2000
    Kiran Nanchahal
    Centre for Sexual and Reproductive Health Research, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:828-33. 2005
    ..To assess changes between 1990 and 2000 in the circumstances of women who became mothers before the age of 18...
  34. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of masturbation and associated factors in a British national probability survey
    Makeda Gerressu
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, Mortimer Market Centre, off Capper Street, London, England
    Arch Sex Behav 37:266-78. 2008
    ..Both men and women reporting same-sex partner(s) were significantly more likely to report masturbation. Masturbation is a common sexual practice with significant variations in reporting between men and women...
  35. ncbi request reprint Investigating the relationship between HIV testing and risk behaviour in Britain: National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles 2000
    Christine A McGarrigle
    HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections Department, Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, 61 Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5EQ, UK
    AIDS 19:77-84. 2005
    ..To estimate the prevalence of, and identify factors associated with, HIV testing in Britain...
  36. ncbi request reprint Gender double standards in young people attending sexual health services in Northern Thailand
    Arunrat Tangmunkongvorakul
    Faculty of Nursing, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
    Cult Health Sex 7:361-73. 2005
    ..This is in marked contrast to the treatment of young men, who generally meet with a more sympathetic and accepting response...
  37. ncbi request reprint Ethnic variations in sexual activity and contraceptive use: national cross-sectional survey
    Sonia Saxena
    Division of Epidemiology Public Health and Primary Care, Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College, London Charing Cross Campus, W6 8RP London, UK
    Contraception 74:224-33. 2006
    ..Our objective was to compare data on contraceptive use in relation to reported sexual activity in women from different minority ethnic groups...
  38. ncbi request reprint What impact has England's Teenage Pregnancy Strategy had on young people's knowledge of and access to contraceptive services?
    Rebecca S French
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Adolesc Health 41:594-601. 2007
    ..To describe young people's knowledge and use of contraceptive services over initial stages of England's Teenage Pregnancy Strategy, and to investigate factors associated with use of different services...
  39. pmc Sexual behaviour and its medicalisation: in sickness and in health
    Graham Hart
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8RZ
    BMJ 324:896-900. 2002
  40. ncbi request reprint Increased condom use at sexual debut in the general population of Slovenia and association with subsequent condom use
    Irena Klavs
    AIDS STD HAI Unit, Communicable Diseases Department, Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    AIDS 19:1215-23. 2005
    ..To describe the extent of condom use at first heterosexual intercourse (FHI) in the general population of Slovenia, identify associated factors and assess the association with subsequent use...
  41. pmc Sexual function problems and help seeking behaviour in Britain: national probability sample survey
    Catherine H Mercer
    Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London WC1E 6AU
    BMJ 327:426-7. 2003