P A McKinney

Summary

Affiliation: University of Leeds
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Survival from childhood cancer in Yorkshire, U.K.: effect of ethnicity and socio-economic status
    P A McKinney
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Leeds, U K
    Eur J Cancer 35:1816-23. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Patterns of childhood cancer by ethnic group in Bradford, UK 1974-1997
    P A McKinney
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Unit of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, University of Leeds, 32 Hyde Terrace, Leeds LS2 9LN, UK
    Eur J Cancer 39:92-7. 2003
  3. pmc Diagnosing childhood cancer in primary care--a realistic expectation?
    R G Feltbower
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Unit of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9LN, UK
    Br J Cancer 90:1882-4. 2004
  4. pmc Small-area analyses of bone cancer diagnosed in Great Britain provide clues to aetiology
    Richard J Q McNally
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, England, UK
    BMC Cancer 12:270. 2012
  5. pmc Space-time clustering of childhood central nervous system tumours in Yorkshire, UK
    Richard J Q McNally
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
    BMC Cancer 12:13. 2012
  6. pmc The epidemiology of bone cancer in 0 - 39 year olds in northern England, 1981 - 2002
    Rachel Eyre
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, England, UK
    BMC Cancer 10:357. 2010
  7. pmc Parental occupation at periconception: findings from the United Kingdom Childhood Cancer Study
    P A McKinney
    Information and Statistics Division of the CSA for NHS Scotland, Trinity Park House, Edinburgh, UK
    Occup Environ Med 60:901-9. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Central nervous system tumours in children: epidemiology and risk factors
    Patricia A McKinney
    Centre of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leeds Institute of Genetics Health and Therapeutics LIGHT, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Bioelectromagnetics . 2005
  9. pmc Brain tumours: incidence, survival, and aetiology
    P A McKinney
    Unit of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, University of Leeds, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:ii12-7. 2004
  10. pmc A feasibility study of signed consent for the collection of patient identifiable information for a national paediatric clinical audit database
    Patricia A McKinney
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9LN
    BMJ 330:877-9. 2005

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Publications61

  1. ncbi request reprint Survival from childhood cancer in Yorkshire, U.K.: effect of ethnicity and socio-economic status
    P A McKinney
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Leeds, U K
    Eur J Cancer 35:1816-23. 1999
    ..Taking all children with malignant disease together, neither ethnicity nor socio-economic status appear to influence survival after taking other factors into consideration...
  2. ncbi request reprint Patterns of childhood cancer by ethnic group in Bradford, UK 1974-1997
    P A McKinney
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Unit of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, University of Leeds, 32 Hyde Terrace, Leeds LS2 9LN, UK
    Eur J Cancer 39:92-7. 2003
    ..04). Our timely study shows patterns of occurrence of childhood cancer that differ with respect to ethnic group. Differences are particularly apparent in the excess of AML and incidence peak in 5-9 year olds in south Asian children...
  3. pmc Diagnosing childhood cancer in primary care--a realistic expectation?
    R G Feltbower
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Unit of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9LN, UK
    Br J Cancer 90:1882-4. 2004
    ..Each PCT will expect three to five newly diagnosed children per year. A single GP is likely to see an incident case once every 20 years...
  4. pmc Small-area analyses of bone cancer diagnosed in Great Britain provide clues to aetiology
    Richard J Q McNally
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, England, UK
    BMC Cancer 12:270. 2012
    ..We investigated putative associations with deprivation and population density...
  5. pmc Space-time clustering of childhood central nervous system tumours in Yorkshire, UK
    Richard J Q McNally
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
    BMC Cancer 12:13. 2012
    ..We specifically tested the aetiological hypothesis that a factor influencing geographical or temporal heterogeneity of childhood central nervous system (CNS) tumour incidence was related to exposure to a transient environmental agent...
  6. pmc The epidemiology of bone cancer in 0 - 39 year olds in northern England, 1981 - 2002
    Rachel Eyre
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, England, UK
    BMC Cancer 10:357. 2010
    ..There is a paucity of recent epidemiological data on bone cancers. The aim of this study was to describe incidence and survival patterns for bone cancers diagnosed during 1981 - 2002...
  7. pmc Parental occupation at periconception: findings from the United Kingdom Childhood Cancer Study
    P A McKinney
    Information and Statistics Division of the CSA for NHS Scotland, Trinity Park House, Edinburgh, UK
    Occup Environ Med 60:901-9. 2003
    ..To study the risk of childhood cancer in relation to parental occupation and related exposures...
  8. ncbi request reprint Central nervous system tumours in children: epidemiology and risk factors
    Patricia A McKinney
    Centre of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leeds Institute of Genetics Health and Therapeutics LIGHT, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Bioelectromagnetics . 2005
    ..The rarity of childhood CNS tumours necessitates careful attention being paid to the design of future aetiological studies...
  9. pmc Brain tumours: incidence, survival, and aetiology
    P A McKinney
    Unit of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, University of Leeds, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:ii12-7. 2004
  10. pmc A feasibility study of signed consent for the collection of patient identifiable information for a national paediatric clinical audit database
    Patricia A McKinney
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9LN
    BMJ 330:877-9. 2005
    ..To investigate the feasibility of obtaining signed consent for submission of patient identifiable data to a national clinical audit database and to identify factors influencing the consent process and its success...
  11. doi request reprint Children and young people with diabetes in Yorkshire: a population-based clinical audit of patient data 2005/2006
    P A McKinney
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Diabet Med 25:1276-82. 2008
    ..To provide a population-based clinical audit of children and young people with diabetes, reporting outcomes, including glycaemic control, for named individual units...
  12. doi request reprint The UK Childhood Cancer Study: maternal occupational exposures and childhood leukaemia and lymphoma
    Patricia A McKinney
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Room 8 49J, Level 8, Worsley Building, University of Leeds, Clarendon Way, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 132:232-40. 2008
    ..Maternal exposure to solvents should further be investigated. These findings must invoke caution in the interpretation of risks reliant on self-reported occupational data...
  13. ncbi request reprint Early social mixing and childhood Type 1 diabetes mellitus: a case-control study in Yorkshire, UK
    P A McKinney
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, University of Leeds, UK
    Diabet Med 17:236-42. 2000
    ..To test this 'hygiene hypothesis', patterns of social mixing and infections in the first year of life and the risk of developing autoimmune diabetes in childhood were examined...
  14. pmc Case-control study of childhood leukaemia and cancer in Scotland: findings for neonatal intramuscular vitamin K
    P A McKinney
    Information and Statistics Division, Common Services Agency for the National Health Service in Scotland, Edinburgh
    BMJ 316:173-7. 1998
    ..To test the hypothesis of an association between neonatal intramuscular vitamin K and childhood leukaemia and other cancers...
  15. ncbi request reprint Time trends and ethnic patterns of childhood nephrotic syndrome in Yorkshire, UK
    P A McKinney
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Unit of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, University of Leeds, 30 Hyde Terrace, Leeds LS2 9LN, UK
    Pediatr Nephrol 16:1040-4. 2001
    ..The absence of any increase in incidence over the last decade contrasts with other paediatric immune mediated conditions such as asthma and diabetes...
  16. pmc Pre- and perinatal risk factors for childhood leukaemia and other malignancies: a Scottish case control study
    P A McKinney
    Scottish Cancer Intelligence Unit, ISD Scotland, Trinity Park House, Edinburgh, UK
    Br J Cancer 80:1844-51. 1999
    ..16 95% CI 1.10-4.25) and respiratory tract infections (OR 14.1, 95% CI 1.76-113.7) in pregnancy. No obvious plausible patterns of risk were detected either within or across disease subgroups...
  17. doi request reprint Incidence rate trends in childhood type 1 diabetes in Yorkshire, UK 1978-2007: effects of deprivation and age at diagnosis in the South Asian and non-South Asian populations
    K L Harron
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Diabet Med 28:1508-13. 2011
    ..This study examines incidence rate trends of childhood Type 1 diabetes in Yorkshire 1978-2007, focusing on differences between south Asians and non-south Asians...
  18. pmc Epidemiology of childhood brain tumours in Yorkshire, UK, 1974-95: geographical distribution and changing patterns of occurrence
    P A McKinney
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Health Services Research, University of Leeds, UK
    Br J Cancer 78:974-9. 1998
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  19. ncbi request reprint Population mixing, childhood leukaemia, CNS tumours and other childhood cancers in Yorkshire
    R C Parslow
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Unit of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, University of Leeds, 30 Hyde Terrace, UK
    Eur J Cancer 38:2033-40. 2002
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  20. doi request reprint Survival trends of cancer amongst the south Asian and non-south Asian population under 30 years of age in Yorkshire, UK
    M van Laar
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Division of Epidemiology, Room 8 49, Worsley Building, Clarendon Way, University of Leeds, LS2 9NL, UK
    Cancer Epidemiol 36:e13-8. 2012
    ..It is unclear whether these differences exist exclusively in the older adult population or whether they begin to emerge in children and young adults...
  21. ncbi request reprint Population mixing and childhood diabetes
    R C Parslow
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Unit of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, University of Leeds, 30 Hyde Terrace, Leeds LS2 9LN, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 30:533-8; discussion 538-9. 2001
    ..This is consistent with an infectious hypothesis where absence of stimulation to the developing immune system increases vulnerability to late infectious exposure, which may precipitate diabetes...
  22. pmc Type 2 and other forms of diabetes in 0-30 year olds: a hospital based study in Leeds, UK
    R G Feltbower
    University of Leeds, UK
    Arch Dis Child 88:676-9. 2003
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  23. ncbi request reprint Childhood Type 1 diabetes mellitus and parental occupations involving social mixing and infectious contacts: two population-based case-control studies
    N T Fear
    Leukaemia Research Fund, University of Leeds, UK
    Diabet Med 16:1025-9. 1999
    ..To test the hypothesis that increased exposure to infections, through parental jobs involving high levels of social mixing, reduces the risk of childhood Type 1 diabetes mellitus...
  24. pmc Assigning exposure to pesticides and solvents from self-reports collected by a computer assisted personal interview and expert assessment of job codes: the UK Adult Brain Tumour Study
    S J Hepworth
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leeds Institute of Genetics, Health and Therapeutics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Occup Environ Med 63:267-72. 2006
    ..To discuss the advantages and disadvantages of using a CAPI to collect individual occupational exposure data...
  25. ncbi request reprint Insulin pump therapy in childhood diabetes-cost implications for Primary Care Trusts
    R G Feltbower
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds, UK
    Diabet Med 23:86-9. 2006
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  26. ncbi request reprint Type 1 diabetes in Yorkshire, UK: time trends in 0-14 and 15-29-year-olds, age at onset and age-period-cohort modelling
    R G Feltbower
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Unit of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, and The General Infirmary at Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Diabet Med 20:437-41. 2003
    ..To investigate whether the rising incidence of Type 1 diabetes in children is evident in young adults and determine whether age at onset has decreased over time...
  27. doi request reprint Palliative care in Yorkshire, UK 1987-2008: survival and mortality in a hospice
    L K Taylor
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Room 8 49, Worsley Building, Clarendon Way, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Arch Dis Child 95:89-93. 2010
    ..To provide new epidemiological evidence base of information on models of hospice care for children and young adults...
  28. pmc A specialist leukaemia/lymphoma registry in the UK. Part 2: Clustering of Hodgkin's disease
    F E Alexander
    Leukaemia Research Fund Centre for Clinical Epidemiology, Leeds, UK
    Br J Cancer 60:948-52. 1989
    ..There is some evidence that the pattern of clustering relates to the nodular sclerosing subtype. These results are related to hypotheses of an infectious aetiology...
  29. pmc Cancer incidence among the south Asian and non-south Asian population under 30 years of age in Yorkshire, UK
    M van Laar
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Division of Epidemiology, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9NL, UK
    Br J Cancer 103:1448-52. 2010
    ..Few studies have examined epidemiological differences between ethnic groups for children and young adults with cancer...
  30. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of central nervous system tumors in children and young adults (0-29 years), Yorkshire, United Kingdom
    R G Feltbower
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9LN, UK
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 21:647-60. 2004
    ..The overall burden of CNS tumors appears to be relatively constant, but the significantly poorer survival for young people needs further rapid investigation...
  31. ncbi request reprint Atopic dysfunction and risk of central nervous system tumours in children
    N J Harding
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, UK
    Eur J Cancer 44:92-9. 2008
    ..These results may have a biological explanation with raised immunosurveillance in atopic individuals protecting against the development of brain tumours. Alternative explanations might include bias, reverse causality or confounding...
  32. ncbi request reprint Survival from adolescent cancer in Yorkshire, UK
    J R Wilkinson
    Nuffield Institute for Health, University of Leeds, 71-75 Clarendon Road, LS2 9PL, Leeds, UK
    Eur J Cancer 37:903-11. 2001
    ..Improved survival from all cancers in young adults over the last decade is clearly seen. Reasons for differential survival by geographical area are unclear and warrant further investigation...
  33. ncbi request reprint Seasonality of birth for cancer in Northern England, UK
    R G Feltbower
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Unit of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, University of Leeds, 30 Hyde Terrace, Leeds LS2 9LN, UK
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 15:338-45. 2001
    ....
  34. pmc International parallels in leukaemia and diabetes epidemiology
    R G Feltbower
    University of Leeds, UK
    Arch Dis Child 89:54-6. 2004
    ..There was a significant positive correlation between diseases. Markers of wealth and affluence were significantly associated with high incidence...
  35. ncbi request reprint Trends in the incidence of childhood diabetes in south Asians and other children in Bradford, UK
    R G Feltbower
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Unit of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Diabet Med 19:162-6. 2002
    ..To investigate incidence rates and time trends, over 21 years, of Type 1 diabetes in a migrant population of south Asian children in Bradford, UK...
  36. doi request reprint Epidemiology of critically ill children in England and Wales: incidence, mortality, deprivation and ethnicity
    R C Parslow
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leeds Institute of Genetics, Health and Therapeutics LIGHT, Room 8 49, Worsley Building, Clarendon Way, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Arch Dis Child 94:210-5. 2009
    ..The purpose of this work was to investigate the incidence rate for admission and mortality of children receiving paediatric intensive care in relation to socioeconomic status and ethnicity in England and Wales...
  37. doi request reprint Deoxynivalenol exposure assessment in a cohort of pregnant women from Bradford, UK
    S J Hepworth
    Division of Epidemiology, Leeds Institute of Genetics, Health and Therapeutics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess 29:269-76. 2012
    ..A larger survey within this birth cohort is warranted to investigate any potential risk to mothers and their babies, from DON exposure during pregnancy...
  38. doi request reprint Infectious exposure in the first year of life and risk of central nervous system tumors in children: analysis of day care, social contact, and overcrowding
    N J Harding
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Worsley Building, LS2 9JT, Leeds, UK
    Cancer Causes Control 20:129-36. 2009
    ..However, the effect for social contact outside the home, particularly for PNET/medulloblastomas warrants further investigation...
  39. pmc Survival following relapse in childhood haematological malignancies diagnosed in 1974-2003 in Yorkshire, UK
    R G Feltbower
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 30 32 Hyde Terrace, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Br J Cancer 96:1147-52. 2007
    ..This provides a baseline for future comparisons and demonstrates that relapsed childhood cancer need not imply a poor outcome...
  40. pmc Registration quality and descriptive epidemiology of childhood brain tumours in Scotland 1975-90
    P A McKinney
    National Health Service in Scotland, Management Executive, Information and Statistics Division, Edinburgh, UK
    Br J Cancer 70:973-9. 1994
    ....
  41. pmc A specialist leukaemia/lymphoma registry in the UK. Part 1: Incidence and geographical distribution of Hodgkin's disease. Leukaemia Research Fund Data Collection Study Group
    P A McKinney
    Leukaemia Research Fund Centre for Clinical Epidemiology, Leeds, UK
    Br J Cancer 60:942-7. 1989
    ..Spatial variation is examined in some detail. At county and district levels there is little heterogeneity in the distribution of cases. However, at the electoral ward level there were real differences for the younger age group (0-34)...
  42. pmc Breastfeeding and risk of childhood CNS tumours
    N J Harding
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, 30 32 Hyde Terrace, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Br J Cancer 96:815-7. 2007
    ..01, confidence interval: 0.85-1.21) nor in any morphological subgroup. Similarly, no effect for the duration of breastfeeding or any other feeding practices was observed...
  43. pmc Occupational exposure to electromagnetic fields and acute leukaemia: analysis of a case-control study
    E V Willett
    Leukaemia Research Fund Epidemiology and Genetics Unit, Margaret Smith Building, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Occup Environ Med 60:577-83. 2003
    ..To investigate whether the risk of acute leukaemia among adults is associated with occupational exposure to electromagnetic fields...
  44. ncbi request reprint Seasonality of birth in patients with childhood Type I diabetes in 19 European regions
    P A McKinney
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Institute of Epidemiology, University of Leeds, UK
    Diabetologia 44:B67-74. 2001
    ..However, a study of seasonality that takes into account possible changes both over time and over geographical areas could provide more insights...
  45. doi request reprint Referral to a specialist paediatric palliative care service in oncology patients
    Lorna K Fraser
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 56:677-80. 2011
    ..There is potential to increase the proportion of children and young people with cancer who are referred to specialist palliative care services...
  46. doi request reprint Treatment and survival patterns for germ cell tumors among 13- to 24-year olds in Yorkshire, UK
    Richard G Feltbower
    Pediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 56:282-8. 2011
    ..However, between disciplines protocols define different assessment and management in GCT. We aimed to document changes in incidence, treatment, and survival since 1990, to record the baseline to which future trends can be compared...
  47. doi request reprint Early life patterns of common infection: a latent class analysis
    Sarah J Hepworth
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leeds Institute of Genetics, Health and Therapeutics, University of Leeds, Room 8 49, Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Worsley Building, Clarendon Way, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:875-83. 2010
    ..Other children in the home had the greatest association with infectious class membership. Latent class analysis provided a flexible method of investigating the relationship between multiple symptoms and demographic and lifestyle factors...
  48. doi request reprint Epidemiology of leukaemia and lymphoma in children and young adults from the north of England, 1990-2002
    Richard G Feltbower
    University of Leeds, Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Worsley Building, Clarendon Way, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Eur J Cancer 45:420-7. 2009
    ..We aimed to describe and contrast the epidemiology of haematological malignancies among 0-14 and 15-24-year-olds in northern England from 1990 to 2002 and compare clinical trial entry by age group...
  49. doi request reprint Acute complications and drug misuse are important causes of death for children and young adults with type 1 diabetes: results from the Yorkshire Register of diabetes in children and young adults
    Richard G Feltbower
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Diabetes Care 31:922-6. 2008
    ..To examine mortality rates and causes of death among subjects diagnosed with type 1 diabetes aged <or=29 years...
  50. ncbi request reprint Detecting small-area similarities in the epidemiology of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia and diabetes mellitus, type 1: a Bayesian approach
    Richard G Feltbower
    Pediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, 30 Hyde Terrace, Leeds LS2 9LN, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 161:1168-80. 2005
    ..The links between diabetes and acute lymphoblastic leukemia observed for large regions are weaker for small areas. More powerful replications are needed for confirmation of these findings...
  51. ncbi request reprint Childhood leukaemias and CNS tumours: correlation of international incidence rates
    Sarah J Hepworth
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leeds Institute of Genetics, Health and Therapeutics, 30 32 Hyde Terrace, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9LN, United Kingdom
    Eur J Cancer 42:509-13. 2006
    ..Variation in levels of ascertainment may partially explain this, although childhood environmental exposures related to infections will also be affected by levels of affluence...
  52. pmc Rising rates of all types of diabetes in south Asian and non-south Asian children and young people aged 0-29 years in West Yorkshire, U.K., 1991-2006
    Katie L Harron
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Diabetes Care 34:652-4. 2011
    ..To investigate incidence trends of all diabetes types in all children and young people and in the south Asian subpopulation...
  53. ncbi request reprint Recall of past use of mobile phone handsets
    R C Parslow
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Unit of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9LN, UK
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 106:233-40. 2003
    ..7) and duration (by a factor of 2.8). These results suggest that self-reported mobile phone use may not fully represent patterns of actual use. This has implications for calculating exposures from questionnaire data...
  54. pmc Socioeconomic status and risk of adenocarcinoma of the oesophagus and cancer of the gastric cardia in Scotland
    D H Brewster
    Scottish Cancer Intelligence Unit, Information and Statistics Division, Edinburgh, UK
    Br J Cancer 83:387-90. 2000
    ..In contrast to other cancers of the oesophagus and stomach, which showed a clear relationship with socioeconomic status, no trend was evident for oesophageal adenocarcinoma or gastric cardia cancer during 1987-1996...
  55. pmc Dietary acrylamide intake and risk of breast cancer in the UK women's cohort
    V J Burley
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Br J Cancer 103:1749-54. 2010
    ..Methods:A 217-item food frequency questionnaire was used to estimate dietary acrylamide intake in 33,731 women aged 35-69 years from the UK Women's Cohort Study followed up for a median of 11 years...
  56. pmc Mobile phone use and risk of glioma in adults: case-control study
    Sarah J Hepworth
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leeds Institute of Genetics, Health, and Therapeutics LIGHT, Leeds LS2 9LN
    BMJ 332:883-7. 2006
    ..To investigate the risk of glioma in adults in relation to mobile phone use...
  57. pmc Childhood cancer and power lines: results do not support causal role for electromagnetic fields
    Sarah J Hepworth
    BMJ 331:634-5; discussion 636; author reply 636-7. 2005
  58. ncbi request reprint Issues of patient consent: a study of paediatric high-dependency care
    Kay Rushforth
    The General Infirmary at Leeds, Leeds, West Yorkshire
    Br J Nurs 14:519-23. 2005
    ..Health professionals need to be continually updated and made aware of the legislation and confidentiality requirements for health service research involving the collection of patient-identifiable details...
  59. doi request reprint Multiple ADH genes are associated with upper aerodigestive cancers
    Mia Hashibe
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Nat Genet 40:707-9. 2008
    ..0002 and 0.065, respectively). Both gene effects were independent of each other, implying that multiple ADH genes may be involved in upper aerodigestive cancer etiology...
  60. ncbi request reprint Allergy and risk of childhood leukaemia: results from the UKCCS
    Ann M Hughes
    Epidemiology and Genetics Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, United Kingdom
    Int J Cancer 121:819-24. 2007
    ..Our finding of a reciprocal relationship between allergy and ALL in children is compatible with the hypothesis that a dysregulated immune response is a critical determinant of childhood ALL...
  61. ncbi request reprint History of allergies and risk of glioma in adults
    Minouk J Schoemaker
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton SM2 5NG, UK
    Int J Cancer 119:2165-72. 2006
    ..The study showed an inverse association of glioma risk with allergic disease. Possible reasons for the association, as well as potential immunological aetiology, include confounding, bias and reverse causality...