A Bowling

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Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Just one question: If one question works, why ask several?
    Ann Bowling
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:342-5. 2005
  2. ncbi Which model of successful ageing should be used? Baseline findings from a British longitudinal survey of ageing
    Ann Bowling
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, Hampstead Campus, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Age Ageing 35:607-14. 2006
  3. ncbi Aspirations for older age in the 21st century: what is successful aging?
    Ann Bowling
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 64:263-97. 2007
  4. ncbi Gender-specific and gender-sensitive associations with psychological health and morbidity in older age. Baseline findings from a British population survey of ageing
    Ann Bowling
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Aging Ment Health 11:301-9. 2007
  5. ncbi Variations in cardiac interventions: doctors' practices and views
    Ann Bowling
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, Royal Free Campus, London, UK
    Fam Pract 23:427-36. 2006
  6. pmc What is successful ageing and who should define it?
    Ann Bowling
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, London NW3 2PF
    BMJ 331:1548-51. 2005
  7. doi Patient preferences for treatment for angina: an overview of findings from three studies
    Ann Bowling
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 13:104-8. 2008
  8. doi Differentials in mortality up to 20 years after baseline interview among older people in East London and Essex
    Ann Bowling
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, Hampstead Campus, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Age Ageing 38:51-5. 2009
  9. doi Predictors of mortality among a national sample of elderly widowed people: analysis of 28-year mortality rates
    Ann Bowling
    Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, Royal Free Campus, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Age Ageing 38:527-30. 2009
  10. pmc Perceptions of active ageing in Britain: divergences between minority ethnic and whole population samples
    Ann Bowling
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, Hampstead Campus, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Age Ageing 38:703-10. 2009

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Publications39

  1. pmc Just one question: If one question works, why ask several?
    Ann Bowling
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:342-5. 2005
  2. ncbi Which model of successful ageing should be used? Baseline findings from a British longitudinal survey of ageing
    Ann Bowling
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, Hampstead Campus, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Age Ageing 35:607-14. 2006
    ..there is increasing interest in how to age 'successfully' and in reaching consensus over its definition...
  3. ncbi Aspirations for older age in the 21st century: what is successful aging?
    Ann Bowling
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 64:263-97. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi Gender-specific and gender-sensitive associations with psychological health and morbidity in older age. Baseline findings from a British population survey of ageing
    Ann Bowling
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Aging Ment Health 11:301-9. 2007
    ..To examine gender-specific and gender-sensitive factors associated with psychological health and morbidity...
  5. ncbi Variations in cardiac interventions: doctors' practices and views
    Ann Bowling
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, Royal Free Campus, London, UK
    Fam Pract 23:427-36. 2006
    ..To investigate referral rates for cardiac interventions by clinical specialty, to document doctors' reasons for referrals and to explore doctors' perceptions of the factors that influenced their clinical decisions...
  6. pmc What is successful ageing and who should define it?
    Ann Bowling
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, London NW3 2PF
    BMJ 331:1548-51. 2005
  7. doi Patient preferences for treatment for angina: an overview of findings from three studies
    Ann Bowling
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 13:104-8. 2008
    ..It is unknown whether these variations reflect patients' treatment preferences. We aimed to investigate patients' preferences for cardiology treatments and develop a Patients' Preferences Questionnaire...
  8. doi Differentials in mortality up to 20 years after baseline interview among older people in East London and Essex
    Ann Bowling
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, Hampstead Campus, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Age Ageing 38:51-5. 2009
    ..to identify socio-psychological predictors of mortality during a 20-year follow-up period among people aged 65 to <85 and 85+ at baseline interview...
  9. doi Predictors of mortality among a national sample of elderly widowed people: analysis of 28-year mortality rates
    Ann Bowling
    Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, Royal Free Campus, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Age Ageing 38:527-30. 2009
    ..to identify predictors of mortality among a national sample of elderly widowed people 28 years post-baseline interview...
  10. pmc Perceptions of active ageing in Britain: divergences between minority ethnic and whole population samples
    Ann Bowling
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, Hampstead Campus, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Age Ageing 38:703-10. 2009
    ..to identify perceptions of, and associations with, active ageing among ethnically diverse and homogeneous samples of older people in Britain...
  11. doi Enhancing later life: how older people perceive active ageing?
    Ann Bowling
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, Hampstead Campus, London, UK
    Aging Ment Health 12:293-301. 2008
    ..To identify older people's perceptions of active ageing, and to compare them with the literature, and with older people's perceptions of successful ageing and quality of life...
  12. ncbi Quality of life among older people with poor functioning. The influence of perceived control over life
    Ann Bowling
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, Hampstead Campus, London, UK
    Age Ageing 36:310-5. 2007
    ..To investigate the apparently incongruous coupling of poor physical functioning with high QoL...
  13. doi The Patients Preferences Questionnaire for Angina treatment: results and psychometrics from 383 patients in primary care in England
    A Bowling
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:e9. 2010
    ..To develop a psychometrically valid Patient Preferences Questionnaire for Angina treatment (PPQA)...
  14. ncbi The effects of question order and response-choice on self-rated health status in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA)
    A Bowling
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:81-5. 2008
    ..This item may be sensitive to its position in questionnaires and to response-choice wording. The aims of this paper were to investigate the effects of question order and response choice on self-reported health status...
  15. pmc Fear of dying in an ethnically diverse society: cross-sectional studies of people aged 65+ in Britain
    Ann Bowling
    Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, Royal Free Campus, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Postgrad Med J 86:197-202. 2010
    ..To examine fears about dying in an ethnically diverse population sample, and a more homogeneous population sample, aged 65 and over...
  16. ncbi How do objective and subjective assessments of neighbourhood influence social and physical functioning in older age? Findings from a British survey of ageing
    Ann Bowling
    University College London, London, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 64:2533-49. 2007
    ..The unique value of this paper is its inclusion of the influence of perceived neighbourhood on the social and physical functioning of an older population, which are key components of active ageing...
  17. ncbi A multidimensional model of the quality of life in older age
    A Bowling
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, UK
    Aging Ment Health 6:355-71. 2002
    ..These variables explained the highest proportion of the variance between groups in their quality of life ratings. Socio-economic indicators contributed relatively little to the model...
  18. pmc Equity in access to exercise tolerance testing, coronary angiography, and coronary artery bypass grafting by age, sex and clinical indications
    A Bowling
    Centre for Ageing Population Studies, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Heart 85:680-6. 2001
    ..To assess whether patients with heart disease in a single UK hospital have equitable access to exercise testing, coronary angiography, and coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG)...
  19. pmc Ageism in cardiology
    A Bowling
    Research Unit on Ageing and Population Studies, Centre for Health Informatics and Multiprofessional Education, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, London N19 5NF
    BMJ 319:1353-5. 1999
    ..Finally, legislation may be required to eradicate ageism in society...
  20. doi What do patients really want? Patients' preferences for treatment for angina
    Ann Bowling
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, Hampstead Campus, London, UK
    Health Expect 11:137-47. 2008
    ..To measure preferences for angina treatments among patients admitted from accident and emergency with acute coronary syndrome...
  21. pmc Which doctors are influenced by a patient's age? A multi-method study of angina treatment in general practice, cardiology and gerontology
    Clare Harries
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 16:23-7. 2007
    ..Elderly patients with cardiovascular disease are relatively undertreated and undertested...
  22. pmc Do perceptions of neighbourhood environment influence health? Baseline findings from a British survey of aging
    Ann Bowling
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, Hampstead Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:476-83. 2006
    ..To investigate the relation between perceived neighbourhood environment, social contact and support, and self efficacy, on the health of older people...
  23. ncbi Mode of questionnaire administration can have serious effects on data quality
    Ann Bowling
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, Hampstead Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 27:281-91. 2005
    ..These are likely to have different effects on the quality of the data collected...
  24. ncbi Let's ask them: a national survey of definitions of quality of life and its enhancement among people aged 65 and over
    Ann Bowling
    Dept of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 56:269-306. 2003
    ..The need for dynamic, multidimensional, and integrated models of quality of life in older age is suggested by these results...
  25. ncbi Are older people willing to give up their place in the queue for cardiac surgery to a younger person?
    Ann Bowling
    Centre for Ageing Population Studies, University College London, UK
    Age Ageing 31:187-92. 2002
    ..to measure whether people aged 65 and over living in Britain would be willing to give up their place on the cardiac surgery waiting list for someone younger than them...
  26. pmc A national evaluation of specialists' clinics in primary care settings
    A Bowling
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF
    Br J Gen Pract 51:264-9. 2001
    ..Outreach clinics are unlikely to be financially justifiable for NHS funding given that the impact on patients' health status was small...
  27. ncbi Does ageism affect the management of ischaemic heart disease?
    Matthew Bond
    Centre for Ageing Population Studies, University College London, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 8:40-7. 2003
    ....
  28. pmc An "inverse satisfaction law"? Why don't older patients criticise health services?
    A Bowling
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:482. 2002
  29. doi A study of patient expectations in a Norfolk general practice
    Charlotte Kenten
    Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London, London, UK
    Health Expect 13:273-84. 2010
    ..To use semi-structured interviews to ascertain patterns in patients' expectations of health care and the extent to which these expectations were met or not...
  30. pmc Volunteers or victims: patients' views of randomised cancer clinical trials
    M Slevin
    Department of Medical Oncology, St Bartholomew s Hospital, West Smithfield, London, UK
    Br J Cancer 71:1270-4. 1995
    ....
  31. pmc Better services and more choice in the NHS
    Paul Wallace
    BMJ 333:56-7. 2006
  32. ncbi Age- and sex-related bias in the management of heart disease in a district general hospital
    Nigel J Dudley
    Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield, UK
    Age Ageing 31:37-42. 2002
    ..To investigate the clinical management of heart disease and determine whether there was age- and sex-related bias in the use of investigations and interventions...
  33. ncbi Reasons underpinning patients' preferences for various angina treatments
    Nigel Lambert
    Institute for Food Research, Norwich, UK
    Health Expect 7:246-56. 2004
    ..To elicit patients' preferences for the treatment of angina...
  34. ncbi Assessing patients' preferences for treatments for angina using a modified repertory grid method
    Gene Rowe
    Institute of Food Research, Norwich Research Park, Colney, Norwich NR4 7UA, UK
    Soc Sci Med 60:2585-95. 2005
    ..We consider the implications of these results for involving patients in choosing amongst treatments...
  35. ncbi The effect of definitions of activities of daily living on estimates of changing ability among older people
    Salma A Ayis
    Department of Social Medicine, Bristol University, Bristol, UK
    Int J Rehabil Res 30:39-46. 2007
    ....
  36. pmc Age and sex interaction in reported help seeking in response to chest pain
    Joy Adamson
    Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York
    Br J Gen Pract 58:318-23. 2008
    ..There is a growing literature suggesting that access to cardiology services is affected by age. However, there is a dearth of studies that have considered age and sex in conjunction...
  37. pmc "You decide doctor". What do patient preference arms in clinical trials really mean?
    Ann Bowling
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:914-5. 2005
  38. ncbi Age and sex do not bias the use of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in acute myocardial infarction and congestive heart failure
    Iva C Blackman
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:572-3. 2003
  39. pmc Honour your father and mother: ageism in medicine
    Ann Bowling
    Br J Gen Pract 57:347-8. 2007