K Northstone

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bristol
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The effect of age of introduction to lumpy solids on foods eaten and reported feeding difficulties at 6 and 15 months
    K Northstone
    J Hum Nutr Diet 14:43-54. 2001
  2. pmc Dietary patterns in pregnancy and associations with socio-demographic and lifestyle factors
    K Northstone
    Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:471-9. 2008
  3. pmc Randot Preschool Stereoacuity Test: normative data and validity
    Eileen Birch
    Retina Foundation of the Southwest, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J AAPOS 12:23-6. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Longitudinal comparisons of dietary patterns derived by cluster analysis in 7- to 13-year-old children
    Kate Northstone
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Oakfield House, Oakfield Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 2BN, UK
    Br J Nutr 109:2050-8. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Body stature growth trajectories during childhood and the development of myopia
    Kate Northstone
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Ophthalmology 120:1064-73.e1. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Are dietary patterns in childhood associated with IQ at 8 years of age? A population-based cohort study
    Kate Northstone
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Oakfield House, Oakfield Grove, Clifton, Bristol BS8 1TQ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:624-8. 2012
  7. pmc Complementary or alternative? The use of homeopathic products and antibiotics amongst pre-school children
    Lesley Wye
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 9:8. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Drinks consumed by 18-month-old children: are current recommendations being followed?
    K Northstone
    Unit of Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:236-44. 2002
  9. pmc A comparison of methods to assess changes in dietary patterns from pregnancy to 4 years post-partum obtained using principal components analysis
    Kate Northstone
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Br J Nutr 99:1099-106. 2008
  10. pmc Adjusting for energy intake in dietary pattern investigations using principal components analysis
    K Northstone
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, 24 Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:931-8. 2008

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint The effect of age of introduction to lumpy solids on foods eaten and reported feeding difficulties at 6 and 15 months
    K Northstone
    J Hum Nutr Diet 14:43-54. 2001
    ..The study aimed to document the dietary patterns of infants and determine the development of feeding difficulties as perceived by the mother according to the age at which lumpy solids were introduced into the diet...
  2. pmc Dietary patterns in pregnancy and associations with socio-demographic and lifestyle factors
    K Northstone
    Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:471-9. 2008
    ..To obtain distinct dietary patterns in the third trimester of pregnancy using principal components analysis (PCA); to determine associations with socio-demographic and lifestyle factors...
  3. pmc Randot Preschool Stereoacuity Test: normative data and validity
    Eileen Birch
    Retina Foundation of the Southwest, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J AAPOS 12:23-6. 2008
    ..Here we report extensive normative and validity data for the final version of the test. In addition, we report normative data for a new, fourth book that adds finer disparities...
  4. doi request reprint Longitudinal comparisons of dietary patterns derived by cluster analysis in 7- to 13-year-old children
    Kate Northstone
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Oakfield House, Oakfield Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 2BN, UK
    Br J Nutr 109:2050-8. 2013
    ..Cluster analysis provides a simple way of examining changes in dietary patterns over time, and similar underlying patterns of diet at two ages during late childhood, that persisted through to early adolescence...
  5. doi request reprint Body stature growth trajectories during childhood and the development of myopia
    Kate Northstone
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Ophthalmology 120:1064-73.e1. 2013
    ..We investigated whether height and weight growth trajectories from birth to age 10 years were related to refractive error at ages 11 and 15 years, and eye size at age 15 years...
  6. doi request reprint Are dietary patterns in childhood associated with IQ at 8 years of age? A population-based cohort study
    Kate Northstone
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Oakfield House, Oakfield Grove, Clifton, Bristol BS8 1TQ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:624-8. 2012
    ..Little is known about the effects of overall diet in childhood and intelligence later in life...
  7. pmc Complementary or alternative? The use of homeopathic products and antibiotics amongst pre-school children
    Lesley Wye
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 9:8. 2008
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  8. ncbi request reprint Drinks consumed by 18-month-old children: are current recommendations being followed?
    K Northstone
    Unit of Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:236-44. 2002
    ..To examine the types of drinks consumed by children at 18 months of age, determine any associations with socio-demographic characteristics and investigate the use of a bottle for providing these drinks...
  9. pmc A comparison of methods to assess changes in dietary patterns from pregnancy to 4 years post-partum obtained using principal components analysis
    Kate Northstone
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Br J Nutr 99:1099-106. 2008
    ..We recommend that future studies using such 'applied' scores compare them with cross-sectional scores and consider the implications of any differences...
  10. pmc Adjusting for energy intake in dietary pattern investigations using principal components analysis
    K Northstone
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, 24 Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:931-8. 2008
    ..The effect of energy adjustment on variables entered into principal component analysis (PCA) to derive dietary patterns has received little attention...
  11. pmc Dietary patterns in pregnancy and associations with nutrient intakes
    Kate Northstone
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Br J Nutr 99:406-15. 2008
    ..There is, therefore, potential for dietary patterns to be used as a valid tool in assessing the relationship between diet and health outcomes, and dietary pattern scores could be used as covariates in specific nutrient-disease studies...
  12. pmc Are dietary patterns stable throughout early and mid-childhood? A birth cohort study
    Kate Northstone
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, 24 Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TQ, UK
    Br J Nutr 100:1069-76. 2008
    ..It is important to make regular dietary assessments during childhood in order to assess accurately the effects of diet on future health outcomes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Multivariate analysis of diet in children at four and seven years of age and associations with socio-demographic characteristics
    K Northstone
    Unit of Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, Bristol University, Bristol, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:751-60. 2005
    ..We have previously reported on distinct dietary patterns obtained from principal components analysis (PCA) of food frequency questionnaires from 3-y-old children. In this study, we repeat these analyses at 4 and 7 y of age...
  14. doi request reprint Dietary patterns of men in ALSPAC: associations with socio-demographic and lifestyle characteristics, nutrient intake and comparison with women's dietary patterns
    K Northstone
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:978-86. 2010
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  15. doi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for common vision problems in children: data from the ALSPAC study
    C Williams
    Centre for Child and Academic Health, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 92:959-64. 2008
    ..To estimate the distribution and predictors of some common visual problems (strabismus, amblyopia, hypermetropia) within a population-based cohort of children at the age of 7 years...
  16. doi request reprint A comparison of dietary patterns derived by cluster and principal components analysis in a UK cohort of children
    A D A C Smith
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:1102-9. 2011
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  17. pmc Childhood diet and behavioural problems: results from the ALSPAC cohort
    P J Peacock
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:720-6. 2011
    ..To investigate whether a 'junk food' diet at 81 months of age is associated with the development of behavioural problems over the following 16 months...
  18. ncbi request reprint Stereoacuity at age 3.5 y in children born full-term is associated with prenatal and postnatal dietary factors: a report from a population-based cohort study
    C Williams
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 73:316-22. 2001
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  19. doi request reprint Are there inequities in the utilisation of childhood eye-care services in relation to socio-economic status? Evidence from the ALSPAC cohort
    M Majeed
    Department of Social Medicine, Canynge Hall, Bristol, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 92:965-9. 2008
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  20. pmc Medication administered to children from 0 to 7.5 years in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC)
    J Headley
    Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, 24 Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TQ, UK
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 63:189-95. 2007
    ..To present data on the parentally-reported use of all types of medicinal products in children from 0 to 7.5 years, in a large cohort in south-west England...
  21. pmc The timing of patching treatment and a child's wellbeing
    C Williams
    Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 90:670-1. 2006
  22. ncbi request reprint Medication use during pregnancy: data from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children
    J Headley
    Unit of Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, Institute of Child Health, University of Bristol, 24 Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TQ, UK
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 60:355-61. 2004
    ..To present data on the self-reported use of all types of medicinal products collected during pregnancy in a large cohort in southwest England...
  23. pmc 'Junk food' diet and childhood behavioural problems: results from the ALSPAC cohort
    N J Wiles
    Department of Community Based Medicine, Academic Unit of Psychiatry, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:491-8. 2009
    ..To determine whether a 'junk food' diet at age 4(1/2) is associated with behavioural problems at age 7...
  24. pmc Amblyopia treatment outcomes after screening before or at age 3 years: follow up from randomised trial
    C Williams
    Division of Child Health, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1TQ
    BMJ 324:1549. 2002
    ..To assess the effectiveness of early treatment for amblyopia in children...
  25. doi request reprint How to help children with neurodevelopmental and visual problems: a scoping review
    C Williams
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, Somerset, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 98:6-12. 2014
    ..More information is needed on the effectiveness of training/practice programmes which may promote improved function, and of environmental modifications to facilitate engagement of children with VND with the surroundings. ..
  26. doi request reprint The use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in pregnancy: data from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC)
    J L Bishop
    University of Bristol, School of Social and Community Medicine, Barley House, Oakfield Grove, Bristol, UK
    Complement Ther Med 19:303-10. 2011
    ..To report the frequency of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) use by a population of pregnant women in the UK...
  27. ncbi request reprint Pre- and postnatal parental smoking and wheeze in infancy: cross cultural differences. Avon Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) Study Team, European Longitudinal Study of Pregnancy and Childhood (ELSPAC) Co-ordinating Centre
    A J Henderson
    Institute of Child Health, University of Bristol, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, UK
    Eur Respir J 18:323-9. 2001
    ..Possible explanations of these observations include dose-related effects of prenatal and postnatal tobacco smoke exposure of infants...
  28. pmc Amblyopia treatment outcomes after preschool screening v school entry screening: observational data from a prospective cohort study
    C Williams
    Division of Child Health, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 87:988-93. 2003
    ..Data collected within a birth cohort study were used to examine visual outcomes at 7(1/2) years in children who did or did not receive preschool vision screening...
  29. ncbi request reprint Maternal use of cannabis and pregnancy outcome
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine, Christchurch Hospital, New Zealand
    BJOG 109:21-7. 2002
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  30. ncbi request reprint Sex-specific, male-line transgenerational responses in humans
    Marcus E Pembrey
    Clinical and Molecular Genetics Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College London, England, UK
    Eur J Hum Genet 14:159-66. 2006
    ..Such responses add an entirely new dimension to the study of gene-environment interactions in development and health...
  31. ncbi request reprint Male employment in some printing trades is associated with prolonged time to conception
    W C L Ford
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Int J Androl 25:295-300. 2002
    ..The association with time to conception was stronger in the subgroup 'Other printing related trades' (OPCS code 569) but no statistically significant associations after adjustment for other factors were found for other printing jobs...
  32. ncbi request reprint Early feeding problems in children with cerebral palsy: weight and neurodevelopmental outcomes
    Sara Motion
    Unit of Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, Institute of Child Health, Bristol, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 44:40-3. 2002
    ..005) at 8 years of age. Early, persistent, and severe feeding difficulties are a marker for subsequent poor growth, feeding, and developmental outcomes and can identify children with CP who will benefit from gastrostomy feeding...
  33. ncbi request reprint Alcohol, breastfeeding, and development at 18 months
    Ruth E Little
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Pediatrics 109:E72-2. 2002
    ..We aimed to replicate a previous study of 1-year-olds that reported a deficit in motor development associated with moderate alcohol use during lactation, using a different but comparable population...
  34. doi request reprint Analysis of the individual and aggregate genetic contributions of previously identified serine peptidase inhibitor Kazal type 5 (SPINK5), kallikrein-related peptidase 7 (KLK7), and filaggrin (FLG) polymorphisms to eczema risk
    Stephan Weidinger
    Department of Dermatology and Allergy Biederstein, Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 122:560-8.e4. 2008
    ..These genes encode proteins thought to be involved in the regulation of posttranslation processing of filaggrin (FLG), the strongest identified genetic risk factor for eczema to date...
  35. pmc Prospective study of breast-feeding in relation to wheeze, atopy, and bronchial hyperresponsiveness in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC)
    Leslie Elliott
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 122:49-54, 54.e1-3. 2008
    ..Breast-feeding clearly protects against early wheezing, but recent data suggest that it might increase later risk of atopic disease and asthma...
  36. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of childhood dysphonia: a cross-sectional study
    Paul N Carding
    Otolaryngology, The Medical School, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK
    J Voice 20:623-30. 2006
    ..Parental report suggested significant risk factors with respect to asthma and tonsillectomy. These results are discussed in detail...
  37. pmc Earlier mother's age at menarche predicts rapid infancy growth and childhood obesity
    Ken K Ong
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 4:e132. 2007
    ..As age at menarche is a heritable trait, we hypothesised that age at menarche in the mother may in turn predict her children's early growth and obesity risk...
  38. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the development of peanut allergy in childhood
    Gideon Lack
    Department of Paediatric Allergy and Immunology, St Mary s Hospital at Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
    N Engl J Med 348:977-85. 2003
    ..The prevalence of peanut allergy appears to have increased in recent decades. Other than a family history of peanut allergy and the presence of atopy, there are no known risk factors...
  39. ncbi request reprint Nocturnal enuresis at 7.5 years old: prevalence and analysis of clinical signs
    Richard J Butler
    Clinical Psychology, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, East Leeds Primary Care Trust, Leeds, UK
    BJU Int 96:404-10. 2005
    ..5 years old, and to examine the frequency of variables such as gender, severity, associated elimination problems, and clinical signs within the identified group...
  40. ncbi request reprint Twins as a natural experiment to study the causes of mild language delay: I: Design; twin-singleton differences in language, and obstetric risks
    Michael Rutter
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 44:326-41. 2003
    ..The present study was designed to pit these alternatives against one another as possible causal influences...
  41. doi request reprint The burden of disease associated with filaggrin mutations: a population-based, longitudinal birth cohort study
    John Henderson
    Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:872-7.e9. 2008
    ..Atopic disease is a major health problem. Mutations in the filaggrin gene (FLG) confer major susceptibility to eczema and related asthma...
  42. ncbi request reprint Swimming and birth weight
    Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen
    Department of Environmental Sciences and Technology, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Royal School of Mines, London, UK
    Epidemiology 13:725-8. 2002
    ..There are no published studies on the relation between swimming and birth weight. We explored this relation in a large birth cohort, the Avon (England) Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC), in 1991-1992...
  43. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of mothers and infants related to total volatile organic compounds in household products
    Alexandra Farrow
    Department of Health and Social Care, Brunel University, Isleworth, United Kingdom
    Arch Environ Health 58:633-41. 2003
    ..The results of the study suggest a link between the use of products that raise indoor levels of TVOCs and an increased risk of certain symptoms among infants and their mothers...