Ron Gray

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oxford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Systematic review of heath care interventions to improve outcomes for women with disability and their family during pregnancy, birth and postnatal period
    Reem Malouf
    Policy Research Unit in Maternal Health and Care, National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:58. 2014
  2. pmc Centile charts for birthweight for gestational age for Scottish singleton births
    Sandra Bonellie
    School of Accountancy, Economics and Statistics, Napier University, 10 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, EH10 5DT, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:5. 2008
  3. pmc Contribution of smoking during pregnancy to inequalities in stillbirth and infant death in Scotland 1994-2003: retrospective population based study using hospital maternity records
    Ron Gray
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, UK
    BMJ 339:b3754. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption during pregnancy and its effects on neurodevelopment: what is known and what remains uncertain
    Ron Gray
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Headington, Oxford, UK
    Addiction 104:1270-3. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Social inequalities in preterm birth in Scotland 1980-2003: findings from an area-based measure of deprivation
    R Gray
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BJOG 115:82-90. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Self-reported health status and health-related quality of life of teenagers who were born before 29 weeks' gestational age
    Ron Gray
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 120:e86-93. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Caesarean delivery and risk of stillbirth in subsequent pregnancy: a retrospective cohort study in an English population
    R Gray
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BJOG 114:264-70. 2007
  8. pmc Prevalence and impact of disability in women who had recently given birth in the UK
    Dana Sumilo
    Policy Research Unit in Maternal Health and Care, National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:31. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Family income and child cognitive and behavioural development in the United Kingdom: does money matter?
    Mara Violato
    Health Economics Research Centre, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Health Econ 20:1201-25. 2011
  10. pmc The effectiveness of antenatal care programmes to reduce infant mortality and preterm birth in socially disadvantaged and vulnerable women in high-income countries: a systematic review
    Jennifer Hollowell
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:13. 2011

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Systematic review of heath care interventions to improve outcomes for women with disability and their family during pregnancy, birth and postnatal period
    Reem Malouf
    Policy Research Unit in Maternal Health and Care, National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:58. 2014
    ..We conducted a systematic review to determine the effectiveness of healthcare interventions to improve outcomes for pregnant and postnatal women with disability and for their families...
  2. pmc Centile charts for birthweight for gestational age for Scottish singleton births
    Sandra Bonellie
    School of Accountancy, Economics and Statistics, Napier University, 10 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, EH10 5DT, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:5. 2008
    ..The charts currently used in Scotland are based on data from the 1970s and require updating given changes in birthweight and in the measurement of gestational age since then...
  3. pmc Contribution of smoking during pregnancy to inequalities in stillbirth and infant death in Scotland 1994-2003: retrospective population based study using hospital maternity records
    Ron Gray
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, UK
    BMJ 339:b3754. 2009
    ..To quantify the contribution of smoking during pregnancy to social inequalities in stillbirth and infant death...
  4. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption during pregnancy and its effects on neurodevelopment: what is known and what remains uncertain
    Ron Gray
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Headington, Oxford, UK
    Addiction 104:1270-3. 2009
    ..Because randomized controlled trials in this area are neither feasible nor ethical, suggestions are made for further research making more use of natural experiments...
  5. ncbi request reprint Social inequalities in preterm birth in Scotland 1980-2003: findings from an area-based measure of deprivation
    R Gray
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BJOG 115:82-90. 2008
    ..We examined time trends in singleton live preterm birth rates in relation to area-based socio-economic indicators...
  6. ncbi request reprint Self-reported health status and health-related quality of life of teenagers who were born before 29 weeks' gestational age
    Ron Gray
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 120:e86-93. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Caesarean delivery and risk of stillbirth in subsequent pregnancy: a retrospective cohort study in an English population
    R Gray
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BJOG 114:264-70. 2007
    ..We also report on the proportion of stillbirths in our study population, which may have been attributable to previous delivery by caesarean section...
  8. pmc Prevalence and impact of disability in women who had recently given birth in the UK
    Dana Sumilo
    Policy Research Unit in Maternal Health and Care, National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:31. 2012
    ..The demographic, socio-economic, lifestyle and pregnancy related characteristics and child health outcomes are summarised to inform maternity and postnatal care service planning, and policy development...
  9. doi request reprint Family income and child cognitive and behavioural development in the United Kingdom: does money matter?
    Mara Violato
    Health Economics Research Centre, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Health Econ 20:1201-25. 2011
    ....
  10. pmc The effectiveness of antenatal care programmes to reduce infant mortality and preterm birth in socially disadvantaged and vulnerable women in high-income countries: a systematic review
    Jennifer Hollowell
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:13. 2011
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Social and ethnic inequalities in infant mortality: a perspective from the United kingdom
    Jennifer Hollowell
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Semin Perinatol 35:240-4. 2011
    ..Policies and interventions to tackle these inequalities are likely to be most effective if they have both universal and targeted components to "level-up" rates to the rate of the most advantaged in society...
  12. doi request reprint Three-year efficacy of complex insulin regimens in type 2 diabetes
    Rury R Holman
    Diabetes Trials Unit, Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    N Engl J Med 361:1736-47. 2009
    ..Evidence supporting the addition of specific insulin regimens to oral therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus is limited...
  13. pmc 10-year stroke prevention after successful carotid endarterectomy for asymptomatic stenosis (ACST-1): a multicentre randomised trial
    Alison Halliday
    Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Lancet 376:1074-84. 2010
    ..We assessed the long-term effects of successful CEA...
  14. ncbi request reprint Income inequalities and self-reported maternal health status: cross-sectional national survey
    S Petrou
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BJOG 114:1018-22. 2007
    ..Efforts to reduce income inequalities in adverse maternal health outcomes are likely to require macro and microeconomic initiatives...
  15. doi request reprint Brief screening questionnaires to identify problem drinking during pregnancy: a systematic review
    Ethel Burns
    School of Health and Social Care, Oxford Brookes University, Jack Straws Lane, Marston, Oxford, UK
    Addiction 105:601-14. 2010
    ..We investigated the sensitivity, specificity and predictive value of brief alcohol screening questionnaires to identify problem drinking in pregnant women...
  16. pmc Women with disability: the experience of maternity care during pregnancy, labour and birth and the postnatal period
    Maggie Redshaw
    Policy Research Unit for Maternal Health and Care, National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Old Road, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:174. 2013
    ..No large scale studies on a nationally representative population have been carried out on the maternity experiences of disabled women to our knowledge...
  17. pmc Effect of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) on malnutrition of infants in Rajasthan, India: a mixed methods study
    Manisha Nair
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit NPEU, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e75089. 2013
    ..Hypothesis: MGNREGA could reduce infant malnutrition through positive effects on household food security and infant feeding...
  18. doi request reprint The relationship between household income and childhood respiratory health in the United Kingdom
    Mara Violato
    University of Oxford, Health Economics Research Centre, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 69:955-63. 2009
    ..We argue that our evidence should inform government health and broader fiscal policies aimed at reducing health inequalities in childhood...
  19. ncbi request reprint Methodological challenges posed by economic evaluations of early childhood intervention programmes
    Stavros Petrou
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford, UK
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 4:175-81. 2005
    ..Greater multidisciplinary collaboration between social scientists should also enhance the development of ground-breaking methods in this field...
  20. pmc Systematic review of the fetal effects of prenatal binge-drinking
    Jane Henderson
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:1069-73. 2007
    ..The effects of binge-drinking during pregnancy on the fetus and child have been an increasing concern for clinicians and policy-makers. This study reviews the available evidence from human observational studies...
  21. ncbi request reprint The implications of US experiences with early childhood interventions for the UK Sure Start Programme
    R Gray
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 33:655-63. 2007
    ..Sure Start is to be further expanded, to achieve national coverage. US experience is highly relevant for anticipating challenges that this expansion will raise...
  22. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of effects of low-moderate prenatal alcohol exposure on pregnancy outcome
    J Henderson
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford, UK
    BJOG 114:243-52. 2007
    ..4 UK units or 83 g/week) compared with consumption of no alcohol on pregnancy outcome...
  23. pmc Determinants of incidence and clearance of high-risk human papillomavirus infections in rural Rakai, Uganda
    Mahboobeh Safaeian
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1300-7. 2008
    ..We used self-administered vaginal swabs to assess the incidence and clearance of carcinogenic human papillomavirus (HPV) infections in rural Rakai, Uganda...
  24. ncbi request reprint Comparability of self-collected vaginal swabs and physician-collected cervical swabs for detection of human papillomavirus infections in Rakai, Uganda
    Mahboobeh Safaeian
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 20852, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:429-36. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to compare human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA testing between self-administered vaginal swabs and physician-administered cervical swabs in women from rural Rakai District, Uganda...
  25. ncbi request reprint Coerced first intercourse and reproductive health among adolescent women in Rakai, Uganda
    Michael A Koenig
    Department of Population and Health Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 30:156-63. 2004
    ..Although there is increasing recognition of the scope and significance of sexual coercion experienced by adolescent women in developing countries, evidence on its consequences for reproductive health remains limited...