Martin White

Summary

Affiliation: University of Newcastle
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Are social inequalities widening in generalised and abdominal obesity and overweight among English adults?
    Denise Howel
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e79027. 2013
  2. pmc Why people do, or do not, immediately contact emergency medical services following the onset of acute stroke: qualitative interview study
    Joan E Mackintosh
    Institute of Health and Society, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e46124. 2012
  3. pmc Promoting smoking cessation in Pakistani and Bangladeshi men in the UK: pilot cluster randomised controlled trial of trained community outreach workers
    Rachna A Begh
    UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    Trials 12:197. 2011
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Food access and obesity
    M White
    Public Health Research Programme, Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK
    Obes Rev 8:99-107. 2007
  6. pmc Does rear seat belt use vary according to socioeconomic status?
    Frances Colgan
    School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:929-30. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Smoking and alcohol consumption in a UK Chinese population
    M White
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Public Health 115:62-9. 2001
  8. pmc The Do-Well study: protocol for a randomised controlled trial, economic and qualitative process evaluations of domiciliary welfare rights advice for socio-economically disadvantaged older people recruited via primary health care
    Catherine Haighton
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Baddiley Clark building, Richardson Road, Newcastle, NE2 4AX, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:382. 2012
  9. pmc A systematic review of the health, social and financial impacts of welfare rights advice delivered in healthcare settings
    Jean Adams
    Public Health Research Group, School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:81. 2006
  10. pmc The acceptability and impact of a randomised controlled trial of welfare rights advice accessed via primary health care: qualitative study
    Suzanne Moffatt
    Public Health Research Group, School of Population and Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:163. 2006

Detail Information

Publications89

  1. pmc Are social inequalities widening in generalised and abdominal obesity and overweight among English adults?
    Denise Howel
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e79027. 2013
    ..This study examines the time trends in the socioeconomic patterning of generalised and abdominal obesity and overweight in English adults...
  2. pmc Why people do, or do not, immediately contact emergency medical services following the onset of acute stroke: qualitative interview study
    Joan E Mackintosh
    Institute of Health and Society, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e46124. 2012
    ..To identify the reasons why individuals contact, or delay contacting, emergency medical services in response to stroke symptoms...
  3. pmc Promoting smoking cessation in Pakistani and Bangladeshi men in the UK: pilot cluster randomised controlled trial of trained community outreach workers
    Rachna A Begh
    UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    Trials 12:197. 2011
    ....
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Food access and obesity
    M White
    Public Health Research Programme, Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK
    Obes Rev 8:99-107. 2007
  6. pmc Does rear seat belt use vary according to socioeconomic status?
    Frances Colgan
    School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:929-30. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Smoking and alcohol consumption in a UK Chinese population
    M White
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Public Health 115:62-9. 2001
    ..Patterns of health related behaviour should be tracked over time in ethnic minority populations to identify changes that pose risk to health and which deserve appropriate intervention...
  8. pmc The Do-Well study: protocol for a randomised controlled trial, economic and qualitative process evaluations of domiciliary welfare rights advice for socio-economically disadvantaged older people recruited via primary health care
    Catherine Haighton
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Baddiley Clark building, Richardson Road, Newcastle, NE2 4AX, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:382. 2012
    ....
  9. pmc A systematic review of the health, social and financial impacts of welfare rights advice delivered in healthcare settings
    Jean Adams
    Public Health Research Group, School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:81. 2006
    ..We conducted a systematic review of the health, social and financial impacts of welfare rights advice delivered in healthcare settings...
  10. pmc The acceptability and impact of a randomised controlled trial of welfare rights advice accessed via primary health care: qualitative study
    Suzanne Moffatt
    Public Health Research Group, School of Population and Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:163. 2006
    ..This qualitative study, nested within an RCT of the impact of welfare rights advice, examined the acceptability of the intervention, the acceptability of the research process and the perceived impact of the intervention...
  11. pmc Randomised controlled trial of welfare rights advice accessed via primary health care: pilot study [ISRCTN61522618]
    Joan Mackintosh
    Public Health Research Group, School of Population and Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:162. 2006
    ..The effectiveness of welfare rights advice services delivered via primary health care to promote health and reduce health inequalities is unknown...
  12. doi request reprint Socio-economic differences in exposure to television food advertisements in the UK: a cross-sectional study of advertisements broadcast in one television region
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Baddiley Clarke Building, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AX, UK
    Public Health Nutr 15:487-94. 2012
    ..To document socio-economic differences in exposure to food advertising, including advertisements for foods high in fat, salt and sugar (HFSS) as defined by the UK Food Standards Agency's Nutrient Profiling Model...
  13. pmc The impact of the UK 'Act FAST' stroke awareness campaign: content analysis of patients, witness and primary care clinicians' perceptions
    Stephan U Dombrowski
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Baddiley Clark building, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AX, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:915. 2013
    ..We examined the perceived impact and views of the campaign in target populations to identify potential ways to optimise mass-media interventions for stroke...
  14. pmc Is the rate of biological aging, as measured by age at diagnosis of cancer, socioeconomically patterned?
    Jean Adams
    School of Population and Health Science, The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:146-51. 2005
    ..To investigate the hypothesis that biological aging, as measured by age at diagnosis of some common cancers, is socioeconomically patterned...
  15. ncbi request reprint No association between socio-economic status and white blood cell telomere length
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AA, UK
    Aging Cell 6:125-8. 2007
    ..The results of this, and the previous study, suggest that there is little evidence of a strong or consistent correlation between white blood cell telomere length and markers of socio-economic status...
  16. pmc Effectiveness of dietary interventions among adults of retirement age: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Jose Lara
    Human Nutrition Research Centre, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 5PL, UK
    BMC Med 12:60. 2014
    ..Retirement from work involves significant lifestyle changes and may represent an opportunity to promote healthier eating patterns in later life. However, the effectiveness of dietary interventions during this period has not been evaluated...
  17. pmc Using quantitative and qualitative data in health services research - what happens when mixed method findings conflict? [ISRCTN61522618]
    Suzanne Moffatt
    Public Health Research Group, School of Population and Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, William Leech Building, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:28. 2006
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  18. pmc Childhood growth, IQ and education as predictors of white blood cell telomere length at age 49-51 years: the Newcastle Thousand Families Study
    Mark S Pearce
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e40116. 2012
    ..We investigated whether birth weight, infant growth, childhood cognition and adult height, as well as a range of lifestyle, socio-economic and educational factors, were associated with white blood cell telomere length at age 49-51 years...
  19. pmc The Change4Life convenience store programme to increase retail access to fresh fruit and vegetables: a mixed methods process evaluation
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e39431. 2012
    ..This aimed to increase retail access to fresh fruit and vegetables in deprived, urban areas by providing existing convenience stores with a range of support and branded point-of-sale materials and equipment...
  20. doi request reprint Socio-economic and gender differences in nutritional content of foods advertised in popular UK weekly magazines
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Eur J Public Health 19:144-9. 2009
    ..We describe the type and nutritional content of foods advertised in popular UK weekly magazines and explore variations in these according to the socio-economic and gender profile of readers...
  21. pmc Systematic review of mass media interventions designed to improve public recognition of stroke symptoms, emergency response and early treatment
    Jan Lecouturier
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:784. 2010
    ..Mass media interventions have been implemented to improve emergency response to stroke given the emergence of effective acute treatments, but their impact is unclear...
  22. pmc Witness response at acute onset of stroke: a qualitative theory-guided study
    Stephan U Dombrowski
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Baddiley Clark building, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e39852. 2012
    ..This study explored appraisal and behavioural factors that are potentially important in influencing witness behaviour in response to stroke...
  23. pmc Effect of restrictions on television food advertising to children on exposure to advertisements for 'less healthy' foods: repeat cross-sectional study
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e31578. 2012
    ..We explored the impact of the restrictions on relative exposure to HFSS food advertising among all viewers and among child television viewers, as well as adherence to the restrictions...
  24. pmc Prevention of type 2 diabetes in adults with impaired glucose tolerance: the European Diabetes Prevention RCT in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Linda Penn
    Public Health Research Programme, Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:342. 2009
    ..In the Newcastle arm of this study (EDIPS-Newcastle), we tested the hypothesis that T2D can be prevented by lifestyle intervention and explored secondary outcomes in relation to diabetes incidence...
  25. ncbi request reprint Biological ageing: a fundamental, biological link between socio-economic status and health?
    Jean M Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Eur J Public Health 14:331-4. 2004
    ..We discuss these issues and hypothesize that socio-economic differences in health are partly a result of poor people ageing faster than rich people due to the unhealthy environments to which they are exposed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Health behaviours in people who respond to a web-based survey advertised on regional news media
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, William Leech Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
    Eur J Public Health 18:335-8. 2008
    ..Whilst the demographics of those with and without access to the Internet in the UK are regularly reported, the health behaviours of those who choose to take part in web-based surveys, compared to the wider population, are not known...
  27. doi request reprint Do television food advertisements portray advertised foods in a 'healthy' food context?
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Br J Nutr 105:810-5. 2011
    ..It is not yet clear what effect this may have on consumers' perceptions and behaviour, and whether or not this practice should be encouraged or discouraged from a public health perspective...
  28. ncbi request reprint Age-related variations in progression of cancer at diagnosis and completeness of cancer registry data
    Jean Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
    Surg Oncol 13:175-9. 2004
    ..Grade decreased but stage increased with increasing age in women with breast cancer. The chances of data on stage and grade at diagnosis being unavailable increased with age in all cases...
  29. pmc Socioeconomic inequalities in lung cancer treatment: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Lynne F Forrest
    Fuse, UKCRC Centre for Translational Research in Public Health, Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 10:e1001376. 2013
    ..We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of existing research on socioeconomic inequalities in receipt of treatment for lung cancer...
  30. pmc Addressing the financial consequences of cancer: qualitative evaluation of a welfare rights advice service
    Suzanne Moffatt
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e42979. 2012
    ..We present an evaluation of a welfare rights advice intervention designed to address the financial consequences of cancer...
  31. pmc Participants' perspective on maintaining behaviour change: a qualitative study within the European Diabetes Prevention Study
    Linda Penn
    Public Health Research Programme, Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:235. 2008
    ..We undertook a qualitative study, nested within the EDIPS in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK, aiming to understand the experience of participants who maintained behaviour change, in order to inform future interventions...
  32. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the new international diabetes federation definition of metabolic syndrome to WHO and NCEP definitions in Chinese, European and South Asian origin adults
    Nigel Unwin
    School of Clinical Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, UK
    Ethn Dis 17:522-8. 2007
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  33. ncbi request reprint Are the stages of change socioeconomically distributed? A scoping review
    Jean Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, The Medical School, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Am J Health Promot 21:237-47. 2007
    ..To conduct a rapid scoping review to explore the hypothesis that socioeconomic affluence is associated with a more advanced stage of change for health behaviors...
  34. pmc Are there socioeconomic gradients in the quality of data held by UK cancer registries?
    Jean Adams
    School of Population and Health Science, The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:1052-4. 2004
  35. doi request reprint Time perspective in socioeconomic inequalities in smoking and body mass index
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Health Psychol 28:83-90. 2009
    ..To determine if time perspective plays a mediating role in the relationship between socio-economic position (SEP) and both smoking and body mass index (BMI)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic and behavioural risk factors for adverse winter health and social outcomes in economically developed countries: a systematic review of quantitative observational studies
    Louise M Tanner
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:1061-7. 2013
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  37. pmc Importance of weight loss maintenance and risk prediction in the prevention of type 2 diabetes: analysis of European Diabetes Prevention Study RCT
    Linda Penn
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e57143. 2013
    ..We report pooled analyses of data from three European trial cohorts: to analyse T2D incidence, sustained weight loss and utility of risk predictors...
  38. pmc Supporting well-being in retirement through meaningful social roles: systematic review of intervention studies
    Ben Heaven
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AX, UK
    Milbank Q 91:222-87. 2013
    ..After retiring from work, people may lose roles that provide purpose and social contacts. The outcomes of interventions to promote social roles in retirement have not been systematically reviewed...
  39. doi request reprint Socio-economic differences in outdoor food advertising in a city in Northern England
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Baddiley Clark building, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AX, UK
    Public Health Nutr 14:945-50. 2011
    ..To explore differences in the prevalence of outdoor food advertising, and the type and nutritional content of advertised foods, according to an area-based marker of socio-economic position (SEP) in a city in Northern England...
  40. pmc Changes in socioeconomic inequalities in census measures of health in England and Wales, 1991-2001
    Jean Adams
    Public Health Research Group, School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:218-20. 2006
    ..To investigate changes in socioeconomic inequalities in census measures of health in England and Wales between 1991 and 2001...
  41. ncbi request reprint Are there socio-economic inequalities in age of resection of colorectal cancer in people with HNPCC?
    Jean Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Fam Cancer 2:169-73. 2003
    ..This trend probably represents socio-economic variations in access to treatment. In addition, age based diagnostic criteria for hereditary non-polyposis colon cancer may, inadvertently, accentuate socio-economic inequalities in outcome...
  42. pmc Response to symptoms of stroke in the UK: a systematic review
    Jan Lecouturier
    Institute for Ageing and Health Stroke Research Group, Medical School, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:157. 2010
    ..We wished to review the evidence base regarding the knowledge, attitudes and behaviours of stroke patients, witnesses and the public to the symptoms of stroke and the need for an urgent response at the onset of symptoms...
  43. pmc Life course measures of socioeconomic position and self reported health at age 50: prospective cohort study
    Jean Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:1028-9. 2004
  44. doi request reprint Changes in food advertisements during 'prime-time' television from 1991 to 2006 in the UK and Canada
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, William Leech Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Br J Nutr 102:584-93. 2009
    ..By 2006, the UK 'TV diet' was high in sodium, sugar and alcohol and low in fibre. Foods advertised on 'prime-time' television do not reflect a healthful diet...
  45. ncbi request reprint Year-round daylight saving and serious or fatal road traffic injuries in children in the north-east of England
    Jean Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, The Medical School, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH
    J Public Health (Oxf) 27:316-7. 2005
    ..It has been suggested that year-round daylight saving would reduce road traffic injuries...
  46. pmc Are there socioeconomic gradients in stage and grade of breast cancer at diagnosis? Cross sectional analysis of UK cancer registry data
    Jean Adams
    School of Population and Health Science, Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH
    BMJ 329:142. 2004
  47. 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...
  48. ncbi request reprint A comparison of proxy measures of abdominal obesity in Chinese, European and South Asian adults
    S Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Human Diabetes and Metabolism Research Centre, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Diabet Med 16:853-60. 1999
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  49. doi request reprint Food advertising during children's television in Canada and the UK
    J Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, William Leech Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Arch Dis Child 94:658-62. 2009
    ..In Canada, self-regulated codes of practice on television food advertising to children were recently strengthened...
  50. ncbi request reprint Is the disease risk associated with good self-reported health constant across the socio-economic spectrum?
    J Adams
    Public Health Research Group, School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Level 3, DMB, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Public Health 120:70-5. 2006
    ..It is, therefore, possible that the disease risk associated with different levels of self-reported health varies according to SEP. We investigated this using data from the 1998 Health Survey for England...
  51. ncbi request reprint Enabling factors and barriers for the use of health impact assessment in decision-making processes
    B Ahmad
    Institute of Health and Society, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Public Health 122:452-7. 2008
    ..To identify key stakeholders' views of factors that may enable or limit the use of health impact assessment (HIA) in the decision-making processes within their organizations...
  52. ncbi request reprint Why don't stage-based activity promotion interventions work?
    J Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Health Educ Res 20:237-43. 2005
    ..Paradoxically, stage-based activity promotion interventions that have been developed to date may have failed to appreciate the true complexity of the task...
  53. ncbi request reprint No consistent association between birthweight and parental risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease
    J Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Diabet Med 22:950-3. 2005
    ..It has been proposed that an inverse relationship between birthweight and parental risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease is evidence in support of this hypothesis...
  54. ncbi request reprint A lifecourse study of risk for hyperinsulinaemia, dyslipidaemia and obesity (the central metabolic syndrome) at age 49-51 years
    L Parker
    Paediatric and Lifecourse Epidemiology Research Group, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Sir James Spence Institute of Child Health, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Diabet Med 20:406-15. 2003
    ..A central metabolic syndrome (CMS) has been identified comprising obesity, dyslipidaemia and insulin resistance. This study was designed to investigate determinants of risk for CMS...
  55. pmc Are activity promotion interventions based on the transtheoretical model effective? A critical review
    J Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne Medical School, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Br J Sports Med 37:106-14. 2003
    ..Although there is evidence that TTM based activity promotion interventions are effective in promoting activity adoption, initial results on longer term adherence are disappointing...
  56. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with non-participation in a physical activity promotion trial
    D J Chinn
    Public Health Research Group, Faculty of Medical Sciences, School of Population and Health Sciences, Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Public Health 120:309-19. 2006
    ..Non-participation can bias outcome in intervention studies of physical activity...
  57. ncbi request reprint How accurate are Townsend Deprivation Scores as predictors of self-reported health? A comparison with individual level data
    J Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 27:101-6. 2005
    ..To determine the accuracy of area based Townsend Deprivation Scores (TDSs) as proxies for individual level deprivation and to compare the ability of TDSs and individual level measures of deprivation to predict selfreported health...
  58. ncbi request reprint Removing the health domain from the Index of Multiple Deprivation 2004-effect on measured inequalities in census measure of health
    J Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, William Leech Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 28:379-83. 2006
    ..These findings may not hold for other measures of health, and in the context of socioeconomic inequalities in health, removing the health domain from IMD 2004 probably represents best practice...
  59. ncbi request reprint The performance of the Rose angina questionnaire in South Asian and European origin populations: a comparative study in Newcastle, UK
    C M Fischbacher
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle NE2 4HH, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 30:1009-16. 2001
    ..We set out to assess the performance of the Rose angina questionnaire in UK South Asians compared with Europeans...
  60. ncbi request reprint Randomised controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness of behavioural interventions to modify cardiovascular risk factors in men and women with impaired glucose tolerance: outcomes at 6 months
    J C Oldroyd
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 52:29-43. 2001
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of interventions to promote a healthy diet and physical activity in people with impaired glucose tolerance (IGT)...
  61. pmc The effectiveness of interventions targeting specific out-of-home food outlets: protocol for a systematic review
    Frances C Hillier-Brown
    Fuse, UKCRC Centre for Translational Research in Public Health, Newcastle, UK
    Syst Rev 3:17. 2014
    ..This systematic review will explore the evidence for the effectiveness of promoting healthy behaviour through interventions that modify food practices in specific OHFOs...
  62. pmc Socio-economic inequalities in patient, primary care, referral, diagnostic, and treatment intervals on the lung cancer care pathway: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Lynne F Forrest
    Fuse, UKCRC Centre for Translational Research in Public Health, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AX, UK
    Syst Rev 3:30. 2014
    ....
  63. pmc Are behavioral interventions effective in increasing physical activity at 12 to 36 months in adults aged 55 to 70 years? A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Nicola Hobbs
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Baddiley Clark building, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AX, UK
    BMC Med 11:75. 2013
    ..This systematic review adheres to a registered protocol (PROSPERO CRD42011001459)...
  64. pmc What helps and hinders midwives in engaging with pregnant women about stopping smoking? A cross-sectional survey of perceived implementation difficulties among midwives in the North East of England
    Jane Beenstock
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Implement Sci 7:36. 2012
    ..Midwives have designated responsibilities to help pregnant women stop smoking. We aimed to assess perceived implementation difficulties regarding midwives' roles in smoking cessation in pregnancy...
  65. pmc The influence of neighbourhood formality status and socio-economic position on self-rated health among adult men and women: a multilevel, cross sectional, population study from Aleppo, Syria
    Balsam Ahmad
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AX, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:233. 2013
    ..5 million). This study aimed to examine the influence of neighbourhood socioeconomic status (SES) and formality status on self-rated health (SRH) of adult men and women residing in formal and informal urban neighbourhoods in Aleppo...
  66. pmc Variations in food and drink advertising in UK monthly women's magazines according to season, magazine type and socio-economic profile of readers: a descriptive study of publications over 12 months
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:368. 2011
    ..We explored differences in the prevalence of food and drink advertising and the type of food and drinks advertised according to season, magazine type and socio-economic profile of readers...
  67. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic deprivation is associated with increased proximity to general practices in England: an ecological analysis
    Jean Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH
    J Public Health (Oxf) 27:80-1. 2005
    ..However, the relationship between deprivation and geographical proximity to health services has received little attention...
  68. ncbi request reprint Research as a learning opportunity: teaching as a research opportunity
    Jean Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Med Educ 38:554. 2004
  69. ncbi request reprint Microalbuminuria is more frequent in South Asian than in European origin populations: a comparative study in Newcastle, UK
    C M Fischbacher
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle, UK
    Diabet Med 20:31-6. 2003
    ..Coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality is 40-50% higher in UK South Asians compared with the whole population, for reasons that are incompletely understood...
  70. pmc The impact of food and nutrient-based standards on primary school children's lunch and total dietary intake: a natural experimental evaluation of government policy in England
    Suzanne Spence
    Institute of Health and Society, Human Nutrition Research Centre, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e78298. 2013
    ..Similar policy measures should be considered for other environments influencing children's diet. ..
  71. pmc Portrayal of health-related behaviours in popular UK television soap operas
    T Verma
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:575-7. 2007
    ..However, little is currently known about the portrayal of common health-related behaviours on UK television soap operas...
  72. pmc Alcohol marketing in televised international football: frequency analysis
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Baddiley Clark building, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    BMC Public Health 14:473. 2014
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  73. ncbi request reprint Randomised controlled trial evaluating lifestyle interventions in people with impaired glucose tolerance
    John C Oldroyd
    School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 72:117-27. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of lifestyle interventions in people with impaired glucose tolerance (IGT)...
  74. doi request reprint A common intron 2 polymorphism of the glucocorticoid receptor gene is associated with insulin resistance in men
    Akheel A Syed
    Newcastle University Teaching Hospitals, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 68:879-84. 2008
    ..Our objective was to test the association of rs2918419, a T-->C single nucleotide change in intron 2 downstream of the Bcl1 locus, with components of the metabolic syndrome and its interaction with the Bcl1 locus...
  75. ncbi request reprint Patterns of physical activity and relationship with risk markers for cardiovascular disease and diabetes in Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi and European adults in a UK population
    Louise Hayes
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Medical School, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH
    J Public Health Med 24:170-8. 2002
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  76. ncbi request reprint When the population approach to prevention puts the health of individuals at risk
    Jean Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:40-3. 2005
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  77. ncbi request reprint Use of a journal club and letter-writing exercise to teach critical appraisal to medical undergraduates
    R Edwards
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, The Medical School, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, UK
    Med Educ 35:691-4. 2001
    ..Lack of difference in marks in the literature review between the student groups may reflect its insensitivity as an outcome measure, contamination by other critical appraisal teaching, or true ineffectiveness...
  78. ncbi request reprint Use of target controlled infusion to derive age and gender covariates for propofol clearance
    Martin White
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Pharmacokinet 47:119-27. 2008
    ..This study aimed to identify age and gender covariates for propofol when given as an infusion in anaesthetized patients...
  79. ncbi request reprint Reducing inequalities in non-fatal accidents in England
    Jean Adams
    J Public Health (Oxf) 26:317-8; author reply 318-9. 2004
  80. pmc Gastric cancer surgery--a balance of risk and radicality
    Peter Lamb
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 90:235-42. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether tailoring the extent of resection would allow radical gastric cancer surgery to be performed safely in a UK population...
  81. ncbi request reprint Ethnic and socio-economic inequalities in coronary heart disease, diabetes and risk factors in Europeans and South Asians
    Raj Bhopal
    University of Edinburgh, Medical School
    J Public Health Med 24:95-105. 2002
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  82. pmc Is the inverse care law no longer operating?
    Jean Adams
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:802. 2004
  83. ncbi request reprint Association of glucocorticoid receptor polymorphism A3669G in exon 9beta with reduced central adiposity in women
    Akheel A Syed
    School of Clinical Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:759-64. 2006
    ..These data suggest that the 3669G allele may attenuate the undesirable effects of glucocorticoids on fat distribution and lipid metabolism, although its penetrance may vary in different ethnic groups...
  84. ncbi request reprint Differences in cortisol concentrations in South Asian and European men living in the United Kingdom
    Rebecca M Reynolds
    University of Edinburgh, Endocrinology Unit, Centre for Cardiovascular Science, Queen s Medical Research Institute, 47 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh, EH16 4TJ, UK
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 64:530-4. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to examine ethnic differences in cortisol levels and to compare the relationships between cortisol levels and cardiovascular risk factors in men from different ethnic groups...
  85. ncbi request reprint Self-reported work strain is lower in South Asian than European people: cross-sectional survey
    Colin M Fischbacher
    Information Services ISD, NHS National Services, Gyle Square, 1 South Gyle Crescent, Edinburh EH12 9EB, UK
    Ethn Health 10:279-92. 2005
    ..Limited evidence is available about the contribution of job characteristics to the increased risk of CHD in UK South Asian people. We aimed to describe psychosocial work characteristics in South Asian compared with European people...
  86. ncbi request reprint Social networks and coronary heart disease risk factors in South Asians and Europeans in the UK
    Tessa M Pollard
    Department of Anthropology, University of Durham, Durham, UK
    Ethn Health 8:263-75. 2003
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  87. ncbi request reprint Low prevalence of the N363S polymorphism of the glucocorticoid receptor in South Asians living in the United Kingdom
    Akheel A Syed
    School of Clinical Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:232-5. 2004
    ..3 vs. 3%, respectively). Therefore, the N363S polymorphism is unlikely to be an important factor in obesity and/or dysmetabolic traits in people of South Asian origin living in the United Kingdom...
  88. ncbi request reprint Predicted and observed cardiovascular disease in South Asians: application of FINRISK, Framingham and SCORE models to Newcastle Heart Project data
    Raj Bhopal
    Section of Public Health Sciences, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 27:93-100. 2005
    ..South Asian populations in the United Kingdom have a high risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality. Risk prediction models appear to be inaccurate in South Asians...
  89. ncbi request reprint Evidence concerning social capital and health inequalities is still lacking
    Jean Adams
    J Public Health Med 25:184-5. 2003