Jean M Adams

Summary

Affiliation: University of Newcastle
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc A systematic review of the use of financial incentives and penalties to encourage uptake of healthy behaviors: protocol
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, Baddiley Clark building, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AX, UK
    Syst Rev 1:51. 2012
  2. pmc The Change4Life convenience store programme to increase retail access to fresh fruit and vegetables: a mixed methods process evaluation
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e39431. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Consideration of immediate and future consequences, smoking status, and body mass index
    Jean Adams
    Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Health Psychol 31:260-3. 2012
  4. pmc Effect of restrictions on television food advertising to children on exposure to advertisements for 'less healthy' foods: repeat cross-sectional study
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e31578. 2012
  5. pmc Price discounts on alcohol in a city in Northern England
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Baddiley Clark building, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AX, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 47:187-90. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Time perspective in socioeconomic inequalities in smoking and body mass index
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Health Psychol 28:83-90. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Socio-economic and gender differences in nutritional content of foods advertised in popular UK weekly magazines
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Eur J Public Health 19:144-9. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Time perspective, personality and smoking, body mass, and physical activity: an empirical study
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 14:83-105. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Health behaviours in people who respond to a web-based survey advertised on regional news media
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, William Leech Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
    Eur J Public Health 18:335-8. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Are the stages of change socioeconomically distributed? A scoping review
    Jean Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, The Medical School, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Am J Health Promot 21:237-47. 2007

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. pmc A systematic review of the use of financial incentives and penalties to encourage uptake of healthy behaviors: protocol
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, Baddiley Clark building, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AX, UK
    Syst Rev 1:51. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc The Change4Life convenience store programme to increase retail access to fresh fruit and vegetables: a mixed methods process evaluation
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e39431. 2012
    ..This aimed to increase retail access to fresh fruit and vegetables in deprived, urban areas by providing existing convenience stores with a range of support and branded point-of-sale materials and equipment...
  3. doi request reprint Consideration of immediate and future consequences, smoking status, and body mass index
    Jean Adams
    Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Health Psychol 31:260-3. 2012
    ..Confirmatory factor analysis was performed on CFCS data. The associations between 2 health-related variables [smoking and body mass index (BMI)] and each subscale were then explored, controlling for sociodemographic variables...
  4. pmc Effect of restrictions on television food advertising to children on exposure to advertisements for 'less healthy' foods: repeat cross-sectional study
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e31578. 2012
    ..We explored the impact of the restrictions on relative exposure to HFSS food advertising among all viewers and among child television viewers, as well as adherence to the restrictions...
  5. pmc Price discounts on alcohol in a city in Northern England
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Baddiley Clark building, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AX, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 47:187-90. 2012
    ..To describe the extent and nature of price discounts on alcohol in Newcastle upon Tyne, England...
  6. doi request reprint Time perspective in socioeconomic inequalities in smoking and body mass index
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Health Psychol 28:83-90. 2009
    ..To determine if time perspective plays a mediating role in the relationship between socio-economic position (SEP) and both smoking and body mass index (BMI)...
  7. doi request reprint Socio-economic and gender differences in nutritional content of foods advertised in popular UK weekly magazines
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Eur J Public Health 19:144-9. 2009
    ..We describe the type and nutritional content of foods advertised in popular UK weekly magazines and explore variations in these according to the socio-economic and gender profile of readers...
  8. doi request reprint Time perspective, personality and smoking, body mass, and physical activity: an empirical study
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 14:83-105. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Health behaviours in people who respond to a web-based survey advertised on regional news media
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, William Leech Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
    Eur J Public Health 18:335-8. 2008
    ..Whilst the demographics of those with and without access to the Internet in the UK are regularly reported, the health behaviours of those who choose to take part in web-based surveys, compared to the wider population, are not known...
  10. ncbi request reprint Are the stages of change socioeconomically distributed? A scoping review
    Jean Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, The Medical School, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Am J Health Promot 21:237-47. 2007
    ..To conduct a rapid scoping review to explore the hypothesis that socioeconomic affluence is associated with a more advanced stage of change for health behaviors...
  11. ncbi request reprint Removing the health domain from the Index of Multiple Deprivation 2004-effect on measured inequalities in census measure of health
    J Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, William Leech Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 28:379-83. 2006
    ..These findings may not hold for other measures of health, and in the context of socioeconomic inequalities in health, removing the health domain from IMD 2004 probably represents best practice...
  12. doi request reprint Changes in food advertisements during 'prime-time' television from 1991 to 2006 in the UK and Canada
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, William Leech Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Br J Nutr 102:584-93. 2009
    ..By 2006, the UK 'TV diet' was high in sodium, sugar and alcohol and low in fibre. Foods advertised on 'prime-time' television do not reflect a healthful diet...
  13. doi request reprint Food advertising during children's television in Canada and the UK
    J Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, William Leech Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Arch Dis Child 94:658-62. 2009
    ..In Canada, self-regulated codes of practice on television food advertising to children were recently strengthened...
  14. doi request reprint The mediating role of time perspective in socio-economic inequalities in smoking and physical activity in older English adults
    Jean Adams
    Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Health Psychol 14:794-9. 2009
    ..The data were self-report and cross-sectional, and the sample restricted to individuals aged 50+...
  15. doi request reprint The role of time perspective in smoking cessation amongst older English adults
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, William Leech Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, NE2 4HH
    Health Psychol 28:529-34. 2009
    ..To study the longitudinal relationship between time perspective and smoking cessation over 4 years of follow-up among a cohort of older English adults and to determine whether the predictive utility of time perspective in smoking cessation...
  16. doi request reprint Prevalence and socio-demographic correlates of "active transport" in the UK: analysis of the UK time use survey 2005
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, William Leech Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
    Prev Med 50:199-203. 2010
    ..To describe prevalence, and socio-demographic correlates, of active transport participation amongst UK adults...
  17. doi request reprint Do television food advertisements portray advertised foods in a 'healthy' food context?
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Br J Nutr 105:810-5. 2011
    ..It is not yet clear what effect this may have on consumers' perceptions and behaviour, and whether or not this practice should be encouraged or discouraged from a public health perspective...
  18. doi request reprint Socio-economic differences in outdoor food advertising in a city in Northern England
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Baddiley Clark building, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AX, UK
    Public Health Nutr 14:945-50. 2011
    ..To explore differences in the prevalence of outdoor food advertising, and the type and nutritional content of advertised foods, according to an area-based marker of socio-economic position (SEP) in a city in Northern England...
  19. pmc Variations in food and drink advertising in UK monthly women's magazines according to season, magazine type and socio-economic profile of readers: a descriptive study of publications over 12 months
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:368. 2011
    ..We explored differences in the prevalence of food and drink advertising and the type of food and drinks advertised according to season, magazine type and socio-economic profile of readers...
  20. pmc A systematic review of the health, social and financial impacts of welfare rights advice delivered in healthcare settings
    Jean Adams
    Public Health Research Group, School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:81. 2006
    ..We conducted a systematic review of the health, social and financial impacts of welfare rights advice delivered in healthcare settings...
  21. pmc Trends in physical activity and inactivity amongst US 14-18 year olds by gender, school grade and race, 1993-2003: evidence from the youth risk behavior survey
    Jean Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:57. 2006
    ..In addition, there is little published data on trends in physical activity in adolescents according to factors such as gender, age and race...
  22. pmc Are there socioeconomic gradients in the quality of data held by UK cancer registries?
    Jean Adams
    School of Population and Health Science, The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:1052-4. 2004
  23. pmc Life course measures of socioeconomic position and self reported health at age 50: prospective cohort study
    Jean Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:1028-9. 2004
  24. ncbi request reprint Biological ageing: a fundamental, biological link between socio-economic status and health?
    Jean M Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Eur J Public Health 14:331-4. 2004
    ..We discuss these issues and hypothesize that socio-economic differences in health are partly a result of poor people ageing faster than rich people due to the unhealthy environments to which they are exposed...
  25. ncbi request reprint When the population approach to prevention puts the health of individuals at risk
    Jean Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:40-3. 2005
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Why don't stage-based activity promotion interventions work?
    J Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Health Educ Res 20:237-43. 2005
    ..Paradoxically, stage-based activity promotion interventions that have been developed to date may have failed to appreciate the true complexity of the task...
  27. pmc Are there socioeconomic gradients in stage and grade of breast cancer at diagnosis? Cross sectional analysis of UK cancer registry data
    Jean Adams
    School of Population and Health Science, Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH
    BMJ 329:142. 2004
  28. ncbi request reprint Research as a learning opportunity: teaching as a research opportunity
    Jean Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Med Educ 38:554. 2004
  29. ncbi request reprint Straining to describe and tackle stress in medical students
    Jean Adams
    Faculty of Public Health, School of Population and Health Sciences, Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Med Educ 38:463-4. 2004
  30. ncbi request reprint Are there socio-economic inequalities in age of resection of colorectal cancer in people with HNPCC?
    Jean Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Fam Cancer 2:169-73. 2003
    ..This trend probably represents socio-economic variations in access to treatment. In addition, age based diagnostic criteria for hereditary non-polyposis colon cancer may, inadvertently, accentuate socio-economic inequalities in outcome...
  31. ncbi request reprint How accurate are Townsend Deprivation Scores as predictors of self-reported health? A comparison with individual level data
    J Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 27:101-6. 2005
    ..To determine the accuracy of area based Townsend Deprivation Scores (TDSs) as proxies for individual level deprivation and to compare the ability of TDSs and individual level measures of deprivation to predict selfreported health...
  32. ncbi request reprint Age-related variations in progression of cancer at diagnosis and completeness of cancer registry data
    Jean Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
    Surg Oncol 13:175-9. 2004
    ..Grade decreased but stage increased with increasing age in women with breast cancer. The chances of data on stage and grade at diagnosis being unavailable increased with age in all cases...
  33. pmc Socioeconomic position and sleep quantity in UK adults
    Jean Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:267-9. 2006
    ..To investigate the association between markers of socioeconomic position (years of full time education, access to a car or van, and occupational social class) and mid-range sleep quantity (6.5 to 8.5 hours)...
  34. pmc Changes in socioeconomic inequalities in census measures of health in England and Wales, 1991-2001
    Jean Adams
    Public Health Research Group, School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:218-20. 2006
    ..To investigate changes in socioeconomic inequalities in census measures of health in England and Wales between 1991 and 2001...
  35. ncbi request reprint Is the disease risk associated with good self-reported health constant across the socio-economic spectrum?
    J Adams
    Public Health Research Group, School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Level 3, DMB, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Public Health 120:70-5. 2006
    ..It is, therefore, possible that the disease risk associated with different levels of self-reported health varies according to SEP. We investigated this using data from the 1998 Health Survey for England...
  36. ncbi request reprint Year-round daylight saving and serious or fatal road traffic injuries in children in the north-east of England
    Jean Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, The Medical School, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH
    J Public Health (Oxf) 27:316-7. 2005
    ..It has been suggested that year-round daylight saving would reduce road traffic injuries...
  37. ncbi request reprint No consistent association between birthweight and parental risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease
    J Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Diabet Med 22:950-3. 2005
    ..It has been proposed that an inverse relationship between birthweight and parental risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease is evidence in support of this hypothesis...
  38. pmc Is the rate of biological aging, as measured by age at diagnosis of cancer, socioeconomically patterned?
    Jean Adams
    School of Population and Health Science, The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:146-51. 2005
    ..To investigate the hypothesis that biological aging, as measured by age at diagnosis of some common cancers, is socioeconomically patterned...
  39. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic deprivation is associated with increased proximity to general practices in England: an ecological analysis
    Jean Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH
    J Public Health (Oxf) 27:80-1. 2005
    ..However, the relationship between deprivation and geographical proximity to health services has received little attention...
  40. pmc Are activity promotion interventions based on the transtheoretical model effective? A critical review
    J Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne Medical School, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Br J Sports Med 37:106-14. 2003
    ..Although there is evidence that TTM based activity promotion interventions are effective in promoting activity adoption, initial results on longer term adherence are disappointing...
  41. ncbi request reprint Changes in consumption of sugars by English adolescents over 20 years
    A J Rugg-Gunn
    Human Nutrition Research Centre, School of Clinical Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
    Public Health Nutr 10:354-63. 2007
    ..This study reports dietary sugars consumption in 2000 and compares it with data collected in 1980 and 1990, using identical methods...
  42. pmc Portrayal of health-related behaviours in popular UK television soap operas
    T Verma
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:575-7. 2007
    ..However, little is currently known about the portrayal of common health-related behaviours on UK television soap operas...