J Rankin

Summary

Affiliation: University of Newcastle
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Does the effect of air pollution on pregnancy outcomes differ by gender? A systematic review
    Rakesh Ghosh
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
    Environ Res 105:400-8. 2007
  2. pmc Temporal changes in key maternal and fetal factors affecting birth outcomes: a 32-year population-based study in an industrial city
    Svetlana V Glinianaia
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, William Leech Building, The Medical School, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:39. 2008
  3. pmc Residential mobility during pregnancy in the north of England
    Susan Hodgson
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:52. 2009
  4. pmc Physical activity in pregnancy: a qualitative study of the beliefs of overweight and obese pregnant women
    Zoe Weir
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Medical Sciences New Building, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AX, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:18. 2010
  5. pmc Objectively measured physical activity during pregnancy: a study in obese and overweight women
    Catherine McParlin
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:76. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Maternal exposure to ambient air pollutants and risk of congenital anomalies
    Judith Rankin
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Environ Res 109:181-7. 2009
  7. pmc Prevalence of congenital anomalies in five British regions, 1991-99
    J Rankin
    School of Population and Health Sciences, Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Newcastle, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 90:F374-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Perinatal mortality rates: adjusting for risk factor profile is essential
    Judith Rankin
    School of Population and Health Sciences Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, UK
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:56-8. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Impacts of participating in confidential enquiry panels: a qualitative study
    J Rankin
    School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BJOG 113:387-92. 2006
  10. pmc Cross sectional survey of parents' experience and views of the postmortem examination
    Judith Rankin
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Health Sciences, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH
    BMJ 324:816-8. 2002

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Publications51

  1. ncbi request reprint Does the effect of air pollution on pregnancy outcomes differ by gender? A systematic review
    Rakesh Ghosh
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
    Environ Res 105:400-8. 2007
    ..This is the first systematic review to consider gender effect. Further high quality studies are needed to establish whether these findings prevail...
  2. pmc Temporal changes in key maternal and fetal factors affecting birth outcomes: a 32-year population-based study in an industrial city
    Svetlana V Glinianaia
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, William Leech Building, The Medical School, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:39. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to describe temporal changes in key maternal and fetal factors affecting birth outcomes in Newcastle upon Tyne over three decades, 1961-1992...
  3. pmc Residential mobility during pregnancy in the north of England
    Susan Hodgson
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:52. 2009
    ..We assessed mobility in pregnant women in the north of England using data from the Northern Congenital Abnormality Survey (NorCAS)...
  4. pmc Physical activity in pregnancy: a qualitative study of the beliefs of overweight and obese pregnant women
    Zoe Weir
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Medical Sciences New Building, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AX, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:18. 2010
    ..The qualitative study described in this paper aimed to: (i) explore the views and experiences of overweight and obese pregnant women; and (ii) inform interventions which could promote the adoption of physical activity during pregnancy...
  5. pmc Objectively measured physical activity during pregnancy: a study in obese and overweight women
    Catherine McParlin
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:76. 2010
    ..Obese and overweight women may benefit from increased physical activity (PA) during pregnancy. There is limited published data describing objectively measured PA in such women...
  6. doi request reprint Maternal exposure to ambient air pollutants and risk of congenital anomalies
    Judith Rankin
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Environ Res 109:181-7. 2009
    ..Overall, maternal exposure to BS and SO(2) in the Northern region had limited impact on congenital anomaly risk. Studies with detailed exposure assessment are needed to further investigate this relationship...
  7. pmc Prevalence of congenital anomalies in five British regions, 1991-99
    J Rankin
    School of Population and Health Sciences, Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Newcastle, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 90:F374-9. 2005
    ..To describe trends in total and live birth prevalence, regional differences in prevalence, and outcome of pregnancy of selected congenital anomalies...
  8. ncbi request reprint Perinatal mortality rates: adjusting for risk factor profile is essential
    Judith Rankin
    School of Population and Health Sciences Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, UK
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:56-8. 2005
    ..We recommend the construction of a 'standard birth population' for calculating standardised perinatal mortality rates that would improve direct comparisons between populations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Impacts of participating in confidential enquiry panels: a qualitative study
    J Rankin
    School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BJOG 113:387-92. 2006
    ..To describe the impacts of participating in confidential enquiry panels for the Confidential Enquiry into Stillbirths and Deaths in Infancy...
  10. pmc Cross sectional survey of parents' experience and views of the postmortem examination
    Judith Rankin
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Health Sciences, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH
    BMJ 324:816-8. 2002
    ..To describe parents' experience and views of the postmortem examination after the loss of a baby...
  11. doi request reprint Congenital anomalies in children with cerebral palsy: a population-based record linkage study
    Judith Rankin
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 52:345-51. 2010
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  12. ncbi request reprint The changing prevalence of neural tube defects: a population-based study in the north of England, 1984-96. Northern Congenital Abnormality Survey Steering Group
    J Rankin
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, The Medical School, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 14:104-10. 2000
    ..This has resulted from improvements in the accuracy of antenatal detection of NTD-affected pregnancies with an increase in terminations of pregnancy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Understanding of heart disease and diabetes in a South Asian community: cross-sectional study testing the 'snowball' sample method
    J Rankin
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Public Health 115:253-60. 2001
    ..There is a major, urgent need for education within the South Asian communities on the causes and prevention of heart disease and diabetes...
  14. doi request reprint Congenital anomaly and childhood cancer: A population-based, record linkage study
    Judith Rankin
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 51:608-12. 2008
    ..Association with the presence of congenital anomalies has been noted in some studies. In this study, we describe and quantify the association between congenital anomalies and childhood cancer...
  15. ncbi request reprint Improved antenatal detection of congenital anomalies in women with pre-gestational diabetes: population-based cohort study
    J J Newham
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Diabet Med 30:1442-8. 2013
    ..To compare antenatal detection of congenital anomaly in women with and without pre-gestational diabetes and their pregnancy outcomes in a regional cohort study...
  16. doi request reprint Impact of maternal body mass index on the antenatal detection of congenital anomalies
    K E Best
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BJOG 119:1503-11. 2012
    ..To investigate the association between maternal body mass index (BMI) and antenatal ultrasound detection of congenital anomalies...
  17. pmc Maternal body mass index and the risk of fetal and infant death: a cohort study from the North of England
    P W G Tennant
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Baddiley Clark building, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AX, UK
    Hum Reprod 26:1501-11. 2011
    ..This cohort study investigates the association between early pregnancy BMI and the risk of fetal and infant death in pregnancies not affected by congenital anomalies or pre-gestational diabetes...
  18. ncbi request reprint Time trends in twin perinatal mortality in northern England, 1982-94. Northern Region Perinatal Mortality Survey Steering Group
    S V Glinianaia
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, The Medical School, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Twin Res 1:189-95. 1998
    ..Despite a decrease over the 13 years, the perinatal mortality rate in twins in the Northern Region remains high. Continued monitoring of trends in twinning and mortality rates is needed to inform health care planning...
  19. pmc No association between ambient particulate matter exposure during pregnancy and stillbirth risk in the north of England, 1962-1992
    M S Pearce
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4LP, UK
    Environ Res 110:118-22. 2010
    ..This potential association was examined using data from the historical cohort UK Particulate Matter and Perinatal Events Research (PAMPER) study...
  20. pmc Changing patterns of perinatal death, 1982-2000: a retrospective cohort study
    R Bell
    School of Population and Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 89:F531-6. 2004
    ..To describe trends in cause specific stillbirth and neonatal mortality...
  21. doi request reprint HbA(1c) and birthweight in women with pre-conception type 1 and type 2 diabetes: a population-based cohort study
    S V Glinianaia
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Diabetologia 55:3193-203. 2012
    ..To investigate clinical and sociodemographic predictors of birthweight in singletons born to women with type 1 or type 2 diabetes...
  22. doi request reprint Congenital anomalies in twins: a register-based study
    S V Glinianaia
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, William Leech Building, The Medical School, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Hum Reprod 23:1306-11. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the prevalence of congenital anomalies in twin pregnancies by chorionicity and by major subtype and compare the rates with those in singletons...
  23. doi request reprint 20-year survival of children born with congenital anomalies: a population-based study
    Peter W G Tennant
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Lancet 375:649-56. 2010
    ..We estimated survival up to 20 years of age for a range of congenital anomaly groups and subtypes...
  24. ncbi request reprint PC.91 Can the KIDSCREEN questionnaire be used to assess quality of life of children born with gastroschisis?
    J Rankin
    Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 99:A67. 2014
    ..However, there is limited research on QoL in children born with congenital anomalies. The aim of this study was to test whether the KIDSCREEN questionnaire could be used to measure QoL in children born with gastroschisis...
  25. ncbi request reprint PC.47 Self-reported quality of life in 8-12 year old children born with gastroschisis: a pilot study
    J Rankin
    Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 99:A52. 2014
    ..However, there has been little research on the impact on the child's quality of life (QoL). The aim of this pilot study was to assess self-reported QoL in young children born with gastroschisis...
  26. doi request reprint The contribution of late termination of pregnancy to stillbirth rates in Northern England, 1994-2005
    M Bythell
    Regional Maternity Survey Office, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BJOG 115:664-6. 2008
    ..The impact remained stable for the period 1998-2005. This suggests that the failure of the national (and regional) stillbirth rate to decline in recent years is not due to an increase in late terminations...
  27. ncbi request reprint Maternal body mass index and congenital anomaly risk: a cohort study
    J Rankin
    1 Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK 2 Regional Maternity Survey Office, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:1371-80. 2010
    ..To investigate the association between maternal body mass index (BMI) and major, structural congenital anomalies...
  28. doi request reprint Stillbirth and infant mortality in singletons by cause of death, birthweight, gestational age and birthweight-for-gestation, Newcastle upon Tyne 1961-2000
    Svetlana V Glinianaia
    Institute of Health and Society, The Medical School, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 24:331-42. 2010
    ..Declines in stillbirth and infant mortality in Newcastle were associated with reductions in birthweight- and gestational age-specific mortality rates and occurred in most cause-specific groups of death...
  29. ncbi request reprint A multiple pregnancy register in the north of England
    Svetlana V Glinianaia
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, The Medical School, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Twin Res 5:436-9. 2002
    ..6 per 1000 livebirths respectively. A prospective Multiple Pregnancy Register not only allows monitoring of trends in multiple birth rates and mortality, but also etiological research and long-term follow-up studies...
  30. doi request reprint Cerebral palsy rates by birth weight, gestation and severity in North of England, 1991-2000 singleton births
    Svetlana V Glinianaia
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Arch Dis Child 96:180-5. 2011
    ..To investigate changes in rates of cerebral palsy (CP) by birth weight, gestational age, severity of disability, clinical subtype and maternal age in the North of England, 1991-2000...
  31. ncbi request reprint Folic acid supplementation and social deprivation
    Caroline L Relton
    Paediatric and Lifecourse Epidemiology Research Group, School of Clinical Medical Sciences Child Health, Newcastle University, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
    Public Health Nutr 8:338-40. 2005
    ..To assess the use of folic acid supplementation in relation to small-area measures of social deprivation...
  32. pmc Quitting smoking and experience of smoking cessation interventions among UK Bangladeshi and Pakistani adults: the views of community members and health professionals
    Martin White
    Public Health Research Group, School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:405-11. 2006
    ..To explore attitudes to quitting smoking and experience of smoking cessation among Bangladeshi and Pakistani ethnic minority communities...
  33. ncbi request reprint The North of England Multiple Pregnancy Register: five-year results of data collection
    Martin P Ward Platt
    Regional Maternity Survey Office, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:913-8. 2006
    ..The register is an important resource of data on multiple pregnancies, which allows monitoring of trends in multiple birth rates and pregnancy losses and provides a unique opportunity for etiological and long-term follow-up studies...
  34. pmc Does particulate air pollution contribute to infant death? A systematic review
    Svetlana V Glinianaia
    Public Health Research Group, School of Population and Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, United Kingdom
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1365-71. 2004
    ..Research is needed to confirm and clarify these links, using the most appropriate methodologies for exposure assessment and control of confounders...
  35. doi request reprint Descriptive epidemiology of congenital heart disease in Northern England
    Payam Dadvand
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:58-65. 2009
    ..A total of 89.2% of cases survived to 1 year and the survival improved during the study period. This population-based study has demonstrated an increasing trend in both prevalence and survival among children with CHD...
  36. ncbi request reprint Particulate air pollution and fetal health: a systematic review of the epidemiologic evidence
    Svetlana V Glinianaia
    School of Population and Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kigndom
    Epidemiology 15:36-45. 2004
    ..This systematic review evaluates the current level of epidemiologic evidence on the association between ambient particulate air pollution and fetal health outcomes. We also suggest further research questions...
  37. pmc Understanding influences on smoking in Bangladeshi and Pakistani adults: community based, qualitative study
    Judith Bush
    School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH
    BMJ 326:962. 2003
    ..To gain detailed understanding of influences on smoking behaviour in Bangladeshi and Pakistani communities in the United Kingdom to inform the development of effective and culturally acceptable smoking cessation interventions...
  38. ncbi request reprint Down's syndrome: occurrence and outcome in the north of England, 1985-99
    Ruth Bell
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, London, UK
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 17:33-9. 2003
    ..These findings are useful for parents deciding on prenatal screening, as well as for clinicians and health service managers...
  39. ncbi request reprint Temporal changes in the distribution of population risk factors attenuate the reduction in perinatal mortality
    Svetlana V Glinianaia
    Public Health Research Group, School of Population and Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:1299-307. 2005
    ..To examine and quantify the changing contribution of some risk factors to the perinatal mortality rate...
  40. doi request reprint Prevalence, prenatal diagnosis and survival of gastroschisis
    Anna Fillingham
    Biomedical Sciences 3rd year student, Newcastle University, UK
    Prenat Diagn 28:1232-7. 2008
    ..To describe the prevalence, associated anomalies, prenatal diagnosis and survival of cases of gastroschisis...
  41. ncbi request reprint Editors' practice and views on terminology in ethnicity and health research
    R Bhopal
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Ethn Health 2:223-7. 1997
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  42. ncbi request reprint The dancing plague: a public health conundrum
    L J Donaldson
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Newcastle upon Tyne
    Public Health 111:201-4. 1997
    ..Dancing Mania remains one of the unresolved mysteries of public health...
  43. ncbi request reprint The role of feticide in the context of late termination of pregnancy: a qualitative study of health professionals' and parents' views
    R H Graham
    School of Geography, Politics and Sociology Sociology, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, England, UK
    Prenat Diagn 29:875-81. 2009
    ..To provide an in-depth account of the role feticide has relative to experiences of late termination of pregnancy (TOP)...
  44. doi request reprint Space-time analysis of Down syndrome: results consistent with transient pre-disposing contagious agent
    Richard J Q McNally
    School of Clinical Medical Sciences Child Health, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1169-79. 2008
    ..We analysed for space-time clustering using high quality fully population-based data from a geographically defined region...
  45. ncbi request reprint PPO.08 Reduced triplet rates and improved survival, 1998-2011: a register-based study
    M Orcutt
    Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 99:A152-3. 2014
    ..To describe the prevalence, pregnancy outcome and survival of higher order multiple pregnancies...
  46. ncbi request reprint PPO.17 Is congenital heart disease on the increase in the UK? A register-based study
    Ke Best
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 99:A155. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to describe trends in the prevalence of congenital heart disease (CHD) according to severity and adjusted for maternal age...
  47. ncbi request reprint PC.08 Self-reported quality of life in children aged less than 12 years with chronic health conditions of perinatal origin: a systematic review
    J Rankin
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 99:A39. 2014
    ..There is little consistency in the use of instruments for measuring self-reported quality of life (QoL) in children aged <12 years...
  48. pmc Water fluoridation, stillbirths, and congenital abnormalities
    R Lowry
    Department of Child Dental Health, Dental School, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:499-500. 2003
  49. doi request reprint Maternal overweight and obesity and the risk of congenital anomalies: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Katherine J Stothard
    Institute of Health and Society, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom NE2 4HH
    JAMA 301:636-50. 2009
    ..Evidence suggests an association between maternal obesity and some congenital anomalies...
  50. ncbi request reprint Recreational drug use: a major risk factor for gastroschisis?
    Elizabeth S Draper
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 167:485-91. 2008
    ..Maternal hair analysis proved an acceptable and valuable method of independently verifying recreational drug use...
  51. ncbi request reprint Small intestinal atresia in a defined population: occurrence, prenatal diagnosis and survival
    Victoria Hemming
    Foundation Programme Doctor, University Hospital of North Durham, UK
    Prenat Diagn 27:1205-11. 2007
    ..To describe the prevalence, associated anomalies, prenatal diagnosis, and survival of cases of congenital small intestinal atresia (SIA)...