Kate Hunt

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute for Medical Research
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc An examination of the association between seeing smoking in films and tobacco use in young adults in the west of Scotland: cross-sectional study
    Kate Hunt
    MRC Social ublic Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Health Educ Res 24:22-31. 2009
  2. pmc Exploring men's and women's experiences of depression and engagement with health professionals: more similarities than differences? A qualitative interview study
    Carol Emslie
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 8:43. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Alcohol problems and all-cause mortality in men and women: predictive capacity of a clinical screening tool in a 21-year follow-up of a large, UK-wide, general population-based survey
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    J Psychosom Res 66:317-21. 2009
  4. pmc Problem drinking and exceeding guidelines for 'sensible' alcohol consumption in Scottish men: associations with life course socioeconomic disadvantage in a population-based cohort study
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:302. 2008
  5. pmc Childhood mental ability and adult alcohol intake and alcohol problems: the 1970 British cohort study
    G David Batty
    UK Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Am J Public Health 98:2237-43. 2008
  6. pmc Parents' champions vs. vested interests: who do parents believe about MMR? A qualitative study
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:42. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Have men been overlooked? A comparison of young men and women's experiences of chemotherapy-induced alopecia
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Psychooncology 17:577-83. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Decreased risk of death from coronary heart disease amongst men with higher 'femininity' scores: a general population cohort study
    Kate Hunt
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:612-20. 2007
  9. pmc MMR: marginalised, misrepresented and rejected? Autism: a focus group study
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4, Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, UK
    Arch Dis Child 92:322-7. 2007
  10. pmc Symptom experience and subsequent mortality: results from the West of Scotland Twenty-07 study
    Alison M Elliott
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, AB25 2AY, Scotland, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:158. 2006

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. pmc An examination of the association between seeing smoking in films and tobacco use in young adults in the west of Scotland: cross-sectional study
    Kate Hunt
    MRC Social ublic Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Health Educ Res 24:22-31. 2009
    ..If the latter, film smoking exposure could become a more important risk factor for smoking uptake and maintenants in older adolescents following the recent ban on smoking in public places in Scotland...
  2. pmc Exploring men's and women's experiences of depression and engagement with health professionals: more similarities than differences? A qualitative interview study
    Carol Emslie
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 8:43. 2007
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Alcohol problems and all-cause mortality in men and women: predictive capacity of a clinical screening tool in a 21-year follow-up of a large, UK-wide, general population-based survey
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    J Psychosom Res 66:317-21. 2009
    ..This was the objective of the present study..
  4. pmc Problem drinking and exceeding guidelines for 'sensible' alcohol consumption in Scottish men: associations with life course socioeconomic disadvantage in a population-based cohort study
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:302. 2008
    ..If public health interventions are to be successfully implemented, it is first important to identify correlates of such behaviours, including socioeconomic disadvantage. This was the aim of the present study...
  5. pmc Childhood mental ability and adult alcohol intake and alcohol problems: the 1970 British cohort study
    G David Batty
    UK Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Am J Public Health 98:2237-43. 2008
    ..We examined the potential relation of mental ability test scores at age 10 years with alcohol problems and alcohol intake at age 30 years...
  6. pmc Parents' champions vs. vested interests: who do parents believe about MMR? A qualitative study
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:42. 2007
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to examine parents' views on the role the media, politicians and health professionals have played in providing credible evidence about MMR safety...
  7. ncbi request reprint Have men been overlooked? A comparison of young men and women's experiences of chemotherapy-induced alopecia
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Psychooncology 17:577-83. 2008
    ..The objective of this study is to compare men and women's accounts of chemotherapy-induced alopecia...
  8. ncbi request reprint Decreased risk of death from coronary heart disease amongst men with higher 'femininity' scores: a general population cohort study
    Kate Hunt
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:612-20. 2007
    ..g. smoking), but psychological factors and broader social constructions of gender are rarely considered...
  9. pmc MMR: marginalised, misrepresented and rejected? Autism: a focus group study
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4, Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, UK
    Arch Dis Child 92:322-7. 2007
    ..To explore how the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine controversy impacted on the lives of parents caring for children with autism...
  10. pmc Symptom experience and subsequent mortality: results from the West of Scotland Twenty-07 study
    Alison M Elliott
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, AB25 2AY, Scotland, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:158. 2006
    ..One study has suggested that the number of symptoms people experience may be an important predictor of mortality. This novel and potentially important finding may have important implications but needs to be tested in other cohorts...
  11. pmc Contribution of smoking-related and alcohol-related deaths to the gender gap in mortality: evidence from 30 European countries
    Gerry McCartney
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow G12 8RZ, Scotland, UK
    Tob Control 20:166-8. 2011
    ..Debate continues about the causes of the gender gap, although smoking is known to have been a major contributor to the difference in the past...
  12. pmc The weaker sex? Exploring lay understandings of gender differences in life expectancy: a qualitative study
    Carol Emslie
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, UK
    Soc Sci Med 67:808-16. 2008
    ..We locate these narratives within academic debates about conceptualising gender: e.g. 'gender as structure' versus 'gender as performance', 'gender as difference' versus 'gender as diversity'...
  13. pmc The longitudinal course of insomnia symptoms: inequalities by sex and occupational class among two different age cohorts followed for 20 years in the west of Scotland
    Michael J Green
    Medical Research Council Chief Scientist Office Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    Sleep 35:815-23. 2012
    ..The aim of this article is to describe longitudinal patterns of insomnia symptoms as people age and investigate how they vary by sex and occupational class...
  14. pmc Response to written feedback of clinical data within a longitudinal study: a qualitative study exploring the ethical implications
    Karen Lorimer
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:10. 2011
    ..We sought to explore longitudinal study participants' response to receiving individual written feedback of weight-related and blood results, and to consider the balance of harms against benefits...
  15. ncbi request reprint 'It's caveman stuff, but that is to a certain extent how guys still operate': men's accounts of masculinity and help seeking
    Rosaleen O'Brien
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Soc Sci Med 61:503-16. 2005
    ..g. working as a fire-fighter, or maintaining sexual performance or function). Few other studies have emphasised how men negotiate deviations from the hegemonic view of help-seeking...
  16. pmc School nurses' experiences of delivering the UK HPV vaccination programme in its first year
    Shona Hilton
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 11:226. 2011
    ..This study offers insights from school nurses' perspectives and experiences of delivering this new vaccination programme...
  17. pmc Is there an association between seeing incidents of alcohol or drug use in films and young Scottish adults' own alcohol or drug use? A cross sectional study
    Kate Hunt
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:259. 2011
    ..To date no studies have reported on film images of recreational drug use and young people's own drug use...
  18. pmc Newsprint media representations of the introduction of the HPV vaccination programme for cervical cancer prevention in the UK (2005-2008)
    Shona Hilton
    Medical Research Council, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 70:942-50. 2010
    ..Secondly, the focus on prevalence rates of HPV infection among women and on women's sexual behaviours, in relation to HPV vaccination 'encouraging' promiscuity, is an unhelpful aspect of media coverage...
  19. pmc How robust is the evidence of an emerging or increasing female excess in physical morbidity between childhood and adolescence? Results of a systematic literature review and meta-analyses
    Alice MacLean
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    Soc Sci Med 78:96-112. 2013
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Do weight management programmes delivered at professional football clubs attract and engage high risk men? A mixed-methods study
    Kate Hunt
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    BMC Public Health 14:50. 2014
    ..To inform further development of interventions in football club settings, the current study explored who is attracted to FFIT and why overweight/obese men choose to take part...
  21. pmc Coverage of Jade Goody's cervical cancer in UK newspapers: a missed opportunity for health promotion?
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:368. 2010
    ..This study examines the content of newspaper articles covering her illness to consider whether 'mobilising information' which could encourage women to adopt risk-reducing and health promoting behaviours has been included...
  22. pmc UK newspapers' representations of the 2009-10 outbreak of swine flu: one health scare not over-hyped by the media?
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Hillhead, Glasgow, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:941-6. 2011
    ..A/H1N1, more commonly referred to as swine flu, emerged in Mexico in spring 2009. It rapidly spread across the world and was classed as a global pandemic on 11 June 2009...
  23. doi request reprint Exercise and the onset of disability in later life
    Kate Hunt
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, Scotland G12 8RZ, United Kingdom
    J Aging Health 22:734-47. 2010
    ..This study was to examine whether overall physical activity levels, and different types of earlier sporting activities, are associated with the onset of locomotor disability in early older age...
  24. pmc Do women consult more than men? A review of gender and consultation for back pain and headache
    Kate Hunt
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 16:108-17. 2011
    ..This assumption is reinforced by qualitative studies reporting a widespread reluctance to consult by men. However, few studies directly compare consultation in men and women experiencing similar symptoms or conditions...
  25. ncbi request reprint A generation apart? Gender-related experiences and health in women in early and late mid-life
    Kate Hunt
    MRC Medical Sociology Unit, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Soc Sci Med 54:663-76. 2002
    ..Whilst on the one hand these data suggest the importance of taking more account of the broader (social, historical or political) context, the analysis also highlights the methodological problems posed...
  26. ncbi request reprint 'Combined vaccines are like a sudden onslaught to the body's immune system': parental concerns about vaccine 'overload' and 'immune-vulnerability'
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Vaccine 24:4321-7. 2006
    ....
  27. pmc Exposure to smoking in films and own smoking among Scottish adolescents: a cross-sectional study
    Kate Hunt
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RZ Scotland, UK
    Thorax 66:866-74. 2011
    ..However, the only study to date in the UK to test for an association showed no relation between film-smoking exposure and smoking among young adults...
  28. doi request reprint How information about other people's personal experiences can help with healthcare decision-making: a qualitative study
    Vikki Ann Entwistle
    Social Dimensions of Health Institute, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 85:e291-8. 2011
    ..To investigate people's views of using 'general facts' and information about other people's 'personal experiences' for health-related decision-making...
  29. ncbi request reprint Sex, gender role orientation, gender role attitudes and suicidal thoughts in three generations. A general population study
    Kate Hunt
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, SCO, G12 8RZ, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:641-7. 2006
    ..Relatively little research has explored the relationship between gender role attitudes and orientation and suicidal behaviours and ideation. Most research in this area has been conducted with young people...
  30. ncbi request reprint How similar are the smoking and drinking habits of men and women in non-manual jobs?
    Carol Emslie
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12, 8RZ, UK
    Eur J Public Health 12:22-8. 2002
    ..This paper explores whether gender differences in these behaviours persist or disappear among men and women occupying similar social roles: working in the same non-manual jobs in Britain...
  31. ncbi request reprint Men's accounts of depression: reconstructing or resisting hegemonic masculinity?
    Carol Emslie
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:2246-57. 2006
    ..Health professionals need to be aware of the issues raised by men's narratives which emphasise control, strength and responsibility to others...
  32. pmc Competency, confidence and conflicting evidence: key issues affecting health visitors' use of research evidence in practice
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    BMC Nurs 8:4. 2009
    ..Further research on what makes evidence more comprehensible, convincing and useable would contribute to understanding how to bridge the gulf between evidence and practice...