Steven C J Cummins

Summary

Affiliation: Queen Mary
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Neighbourhood deprivation and adolescent self-esteem: exploration of the 'socio-economic equalisation in youth' hypothesis in Britain and Canada
    James H Fagg
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Soc Sci Med 91:168-77. 2013
  2. pmc The role and status of evidence and innovation in the healthy towns programme in England: a qualitative stakeholder interview study
    Denise May Goodwin
    School of Geography, Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:106-12. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Does greener mean thinner? Associations between neighbourhood greenspace and weight status among adults in England
    S Cummins
    Healthy Environments Research Programme, School of Geography, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:1108-13. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Neighbourhood deprivation and the price and availability of fruit and vegetables in Scotland
    S Cummins
    Healthy Environments Research Programme, Department of Geography, Queen Mary, University of London, London, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 23:494-501. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Are secondary data sources on the neighbourhood food environment accurate? Case-study in Glasgow, UK
    Steven Cummins
    Healthy Environments Research Programme, Department of Geography, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, UK
    Prev Med 49:527-8. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Variations in fresh fruit and vegetable quality by store type, urban-rural setting and neighbourhood deprivation in Scotland
    Steven Cummins
    Healthy Environments Research Programme, Department of Geography, Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, UK
    Public Health Nutr 12:2044-50. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Commentary: investigating neighbourhood effects on health--avoiding the 'local trap'
    Steven Cummins
    Department of Geography, Queen Mary, University of London, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:355-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Neighbourhood food environment and diet: time for improved conceptual models?
    Steven Cummins
    Department of Geography, Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, London, UK
    Prev Med 44:196-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint McDonald's restaurants and neighborhood deprivation in Scotland and England
    Steven C J Cummins
    Department of Geography, Queen Mary, University of London, UK
    Am J Prev Med 29:308-10. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Food environments and obesity--neighbourhood or nation?
    Steven Cummins
    Department of Geography at Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 35:100-4. 2006

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Publications21

  1. pmc Neighbourhood deprivation and adolescent self-esteem: exploration of the 'socio-economic equalisation in youth' hypothesis in Britain and Canada
    James H Fagg
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Soc Sci Med 91:168-77. 2013
    ..The lack of interactions with key social and economic variables suggests that findings might apply across a range of family circumstances and different communities in Britain and Canada. Policy implications are discussed. ..
  2. pmc The role and status of evidence and innovation in the healthy towns programme in England: a qualitative stakeholder interview study
    Denise May Goodwin
    School of Geography, Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:106-12. 2013
    ..This paper examines the role of evidence in informing intervention development, innovation and the potential for programmes to contribute to the evidence base on the effectiveness of interventions that tackle population obesity...
  3. doi request reprint Does greener mean thinner? Associations between neighbourhood greenspace and weight status among adults in England
    S Cummins
    Healthy Environments Research Programme, School of Geography, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:1108-13. 2012
    ..To investigate associations between neighbourhood greenspace and weight status, and to explore the contribution of physical activity to these associations...
  4. doi request reprint Neighbourhood deprivation and the price and availability of fruit and vegetables in Scotland
    S Cummins
    Healthy Environments Research Programme, Department of Geography, Queen Mary, University of London, London, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 23:494-501. 2010
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Are secondary data sources on the neighbourhood food environment accurate? Case-study in Glasgow, UK
    Steven Cummins
    Healthy Environments Research Programme, Department of Geography, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, UK
    Prev Med 49:527-8. 2009
    ..To assess the validity of a publicly available list of food stores through field observations of their existence, in order to contribute to research on neighbourhood food environments and health...
  6. doi request reprint Variations in fresh fruit and vegetable quality by store type, urban-rural setting and neighbourhood deprivation in Scotland
    Steven Cummins
    Healthy Environments Research Programme, Department of Geography, Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, UK
    Public Health Nutr 12:2044-50. 2009
    ..Here we investigate whether produce quality systematically varies by food store type, rural-urban location and neighbourhood deprivation in a selection of communities across Scotland...
  7. ncbi request reprint Commentary: investigating neighbourhood effects on health--avoiding the 'local trap'
    Steven Cummins
    Department of Geography, Queen Mary, University of London, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:355-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Neighbourhood food environment and diet: time for improved conceptual models?
    Steven Cummins
    Department of Geography, Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, London, UK
    Prev Med 44:196-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint McDonald's restaurants and neighborhood deprivation in Scotland and England
    Steven C J Cummins
    Department of Geography, Queen Mary, University of London, UK
    Am J Prev Med 29:308-10. 2005
    ..In this paper, using national-level data, we examine the association between neighborhood deprivation and the density of McDonald's restaurants in small census areas (neighborhoods) in Scotland and England...
  10. ncbi request reprint Food environments and obesity--neighbourhood or nation?
    Steven Cummins
    Department of Geography at Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 35:100-4. 2006
  11. pmc Neighbourhood environment and its association with self rated health: evidence from Scotland and England
    Steven Cummins
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:207-13. 2005
    ..To investigate associations between measures of neighbourhood social and material environment and self rated health...
  12. ncbi request reprint Measuring neighbourhood social and material context: generation and interpretation of ecological data from routine and non-routine sources
    Steven Cummins
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Health Place 11:249-60. 2005
    ..However we argue that the attempt to measure specific chains of causation is important enough for public health for this approach to followed and improved upon...
  13. pmc Large scale food retailing as an intervention for diet and health: quasi-experimental evaluation of a natural experiment
    Steven Cummins
    Department of Geography, Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:1035-40. 2005
    ..To assess the effect on fruit and vegetable consumption, self reported, and psychological health of a "natural experiment"-the introduction of large scale food retailing in a deprived Scottish community...
  14. ncbi request reprint Neighbourhood fast food environment and area deprivation-substitution or concentration?
    Laura Macdonald
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Appetite 49:251-4. 2007
    ..These results provide support for a 'concentration' effect whereby plausible health-damaging environmental risk factors for obesity appear to be 'concentrated' in more deprived areas of England and Scotland...
  15. doi request reprint Neighbourhood food environment and area deprivation: spatial accessibility to grocery stores selling fresh fruit and vegetables in urban and rural settings
    Dianna M Smith
    Healthy Environments Research Programme, Department of Geography, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 39:277-84. 2010
    ..This paper presents results from a study that quantified access to grocery stores selling fresh fruit and vegetables in four environmental settings in Scotland, UK...
  16. ncbi request reprint Understanding and representing 'place' in health research: a relational approach
    Steven Cummins
    Department of Geography, Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 65:1825-38. 2007
    ..We argue that these approaches to understanding how place relates to health are important in order to deliver effective, 'contextually sensitive' policy interventions...
  17. ncbi request reprint Pathways to obesity: identifying local, modifiable determinants of physical activity and diet
    Mai Stafford
    UCL Medical School, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 65:1882-97. 2007
    ..Public health professionals should seek to work alongside or within these organisations to capitalise on opportunities to improve health...
  18. ncbi request reprint Place effects on health: how can we conceptualise, operationalise and measure them?
    Sally Macintyre
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Soc Sci Med 55:125-39. 2002
    ....
  19. pmc "Food deserts"--evidence and assumption in health policy making
    Steven Cummins
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow G12 8RZ
    BMJ 325:436-8. 2002
  20. pmc The local food environment and health: some reflections from the United kingdom
    Steven C J Cummins
    Am J Public Health 93:521; author reply 521-2. 2003