Emily Banks

Summary

Affiliation: Australian National University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Absolute risk of cardiovascular disease events, and blood pressure- and lipid-lowering therapy in Australia
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT
    Med J Aust 204:320. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Tobacco smoking and all-cause mortality in a large Australian cohort study: findings from a mature epidemic with current low smoking prevalence
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, 62 Mills Road, Acton, ACT 2601, Australia
    BMC Med 13:281. 2015
  3. pmc Different effects of age, adiposity and physical activity on the risk of ankle, wrist and hip fractures in postmenopausal women
    Miranda E G Armstrong
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Bone 50:1394-400. 2012
  4. pmc Erectile dysfunction severity as a risk marker for cardiovascular disease hospitalisation and all-cause mortality: a prospective cohort study
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    PLoS Med 10:e1001372. 2013
  5. pmc Randomised trial investigating the relationship of response rate for blood sample donation to site of biospecimen collection, fasting status and reminder letter: the 45 and Up Study
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:147. 2012
  6. pmc Characteristics of Australian cohort study participants who do and do not take up an additional invitation to join a long-term biobank: The 45 and Up Study
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    BMC Res Notes 5:655. 2012
  7. pmc Cancer screening among migrants in an Australian cohort; cross-sectional analyses from the 45 and Up Study
    Marianne F Weber
    Cancer Epidemiology Research Unit, Cancer Council NSW, PO Box 572, Kings Cross 1340, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:144. 2009
  8. pmc Investigation of relative risk estimates from studies of the same population with contrasting response rates and designs
    Nicole M Mealing
    The Sax Institute, Broadway NSW, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:26. 2010
  9. pmc Health, ageing and private health insurance: baseline results from the 45 and Up Study cohort
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, ACT 0200, Australia
    Aust New Zealand Health Policy 6:17. 2009
  10. pmc Health, ageing and private health insurance: baseline results from the 45 and Up Study cohort
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, ACT 0200, Australia
    Aust New Zealand Health Policy 6:16. 2009

Detail Information

Publications75

  1. ncbi request reprint Absolute risk of cardiovascular disease events, and blood pressure- and lipid-lowering therapy in Australia
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT
    Med J Aust 204:320. 2016
    ..To quantify absolute cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk and treatment in Australian adults...
  2. doi request reprint Tobacco smoking and all-cause mortality in a large Australian cohort study: findings from a mature epidemic with current low smoking prevalence
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, 62 Mills Road, Acton, ACT 2601, Australia
    BMC Med 13:281. 2015
    ..Large-scale quantitative evidence on the relationship of tobacco smoking to mortality in Australia is not available despite the potential to provide independent international evidence about the contemporary risks of smoking...
  3. pmc Different effects of age, adiposity and physical activity on the risk of ankle, wrist and hip fractures in postmenopausal women
    Miranda E G Armstrong
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Bone 50:1394-400. 2012
    ..Ankle, wrist and hip fractures are extremely common in postmenopausal women, but the associations with age, adiposity, and physical activity differ substantially between the three fracture sites...
  4. pmc Erectile dysfunction severity as a risk marker for cardiovascular disease hospitalisation and all-cause mortality: a prospective cohort study
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    PLoS Med 10:e1001372. 2013
    ..This study investigates the relationship between severity of erectile dysfunction and specific CVD outcomes...
  5. pmc Randomised trial investigating the relationship of response rate for blood sample donation to site of biospecimen collection, fasting status and reminder letter: the 45 and Up Study
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:147. 2012
    ..It aimed to investigate the relation of fasting status, reminder letters and data collection site to response rates, data quality and biospecimen yield...
  6. pmc Characteristics of Australian cohort study participants who do and do not take up an additional invitation to join a long-term biobank: The 45 and Up Study
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    BMC Res Notes 5:655. 2012
    ..Little is known about the factors influencing participation in biobanks. This study compares the characteristics of biobank participants with those of non-participants, among members of an existing cohort study...
  7. pmc Cancer screening among migrants in an Australian cohort; cross-sectional analyses from the 45 and Up Study
    Marianne F Weber
    Cancer Epidemiology Research Unit, Cancer Council NSW, PO Box 572, Kings Cross 1340, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:144. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the distribution of bowel, breast and prostate cancer test use by place of birth and years since migration in a large population-based cohort study in Australia...
  8. pmc Investigation of relative risk estimates from studies of the same population with contrasting response rates and designs
    Nicole M Mealing
    The Sax Institute, Broadway NSW, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:26. 2010
    ....
  9. pmc Health, ageing and private health insurance: baseline results from the 45 and Up Study cohort
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, ACT 0200, Australia
    Aust New Zealand Health Policy 6:17. 2009
    ..Correction to Banks E, Jorm L, Lujic S, Rogers K. Health, ageing and private health insurance: baseline results from the 45 and Up Study cohort. ANZ Health Policy 2009; 6: 16...
  10. pmc Health, ageing and private health insurance: baseline results from the 45 and Up Study cohort
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, ACT 0200, Australia
    Aust New Zealand Health Policy 6:16. 2009
    ..Recruitment into the 45 and Up Study began in February 2006 and these analyses relate to the first 103,042 participants who joined the study prior to July 2008...
  11. pmc Hip fracture incidence in relation to age, menopausal status, and age at menopause: prospective analysis
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Acton, Australia
    PLoS Med 6:e1000181. 2009
    ..Bone mineral density is known to decrease rapidly after the menopause. There is limited evidence about the separate contributions of a woman's age, menopausal status and age at menopause to the incidence of hip fracture...
  12. pmc Recent declines in breast cancer incidence: mounting evidence that reduced use of menopausal hormones is largely responsible
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 0200 Australia
    Breast Cancer Res 12:103. 2010
    ..Millions of women continue to use HT, and these findings support carefully targeted short duration use as an important ongoing strategy to minimise breast cancer risk...
  13. ncbi request reprint Is psychological distress in people living with cancer related to the fact of diagnosis, current treatment or level of disability? Findings from a large Australian study
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT
    Med J Aust 193:S62-7. 2010
    ..To investigate whether the observed elevated levels of psychological distress in cancer survivors relate specifically to aspects of cancer diagnosis, to treatment or to disability...
  14. doi request reprint Screen-time, obesity, ageing and disability: findings from 91 266 participants in the 45 and Up Study
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Acton, ACT, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 14:34-43. 2011
    ..To assess the relationship between obesity and sedentary behaviours, such as watching television or using a computer ('screen-time'), and describe how this relationship varies between population subgroups...
  15. pmc Relationship of obesity to physical activity, domestic activities, and sedentary behaviours: cross-sectional findings from a national cohort of over 70,000 Thai adults
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:762. 2011
    ..Little is known about their relationship with obesity in this context. This study investigates in detail the relationship between obesity, physical activity, domestic activity and sedentary behaviours in a Thai population...
  16. pmc Impact of use of hormone replacement therapy on false positive recall in the NHS breast screening programme: results from the Million Women Study
    Emily Banks
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, Gibson Building, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE
    BMJ 328:1291-2. 2004
  17. pmc Hormone replacement therapy and false positive recall in the Million Women Study: patterns of use, hormonal constituents and consistency of effect
    Emily Banks
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, ACT 0200, Australia
    Breast Cancer Res 8:R8. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate in detail the relationship between patterns of use of HRT and false positive recall...
  18. pmc Cohort profile: the 45 and up study
    Emily Banks
    Sax Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 37:941-7. 2008
  19. ncbi request reprint Fracture incidence in relation to the pattern of use of hormone therapy in postmenopausal women
    Emily Banks
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, England
    JAMA 291:2212-20. 2004
    ..Evidence is limited on the effects of different patterns of use of postmenopausal hormone therapy on fracture incidence and particularly on the effects of ceasing use...
  20. pmc Influence of personal characteristics of individual women on sensitivity and specificity of mammography in the Million Women Study: cohort study
    Emily Banks
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, Gibson Building, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE
    BMJ 329:477. 2004
    ..To examine how lifestyle, hormonal, and other factors influence the sensitivity and specificity of mammography...
  21. doi request reprint Validity of self-reported height and weight and derived body mass index in middle-aged and elderly individuals in Australia
    Suan Peng Ng
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 35:557-63. 2011
    ..Body mass index (BMI) is an important measure of adiposity. While BMI derived from self-reported data generally agrees well with that derived from measured values, evidence from Australia is limited, particularly for the elderly...
  22. pmc Comparison of various characteristics of women who do and do not attend for breast cancer screening
    Emily Banks
    Imperial Cancer Research Fund Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, UK
    Breast Cancer Res 4:R1. 2002
    ..Information regarding the characteristics and health of women who do and do not attend for breast cancer screening is limited and representative data are difficult to obtain...
  23. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for erectile dysfunction in a cohort of 108 477 Australian men
    Marianne F Weber
    Cancer Research Division, Cancer Council NSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 199:107-11. 2013
    ..To quantify relationships between erectile dysfunction (ED), ageing and health and lifestyle factors for men aged 45 years and older...
  24. pmc Relationship between lifestyle and health factors and severe lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in 106,435 middle-aged and older Australian men: population-based study
    David P Smith
    Cancer Research Division, Cancer Council NSW, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 9:e109278. 2014
    ..Despite growing interest in prevention of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) through better understanding of modifiable risk factors, large-scale population-based evidence is limited...
  25. ncbi request reprint Decrease in breast cancer incidence following a rapid fall in use of hormone replacement therapy in Australia
    Karen Canfell
    Cancer Epidemiology Research Unit, The Cancer Council NSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:641-4. 2008
    ..To determine if the recent rapid fall in use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in Australia has been followed by a reduction in breast cancer incidence among women aged 50 years or older, but not among younger women...
  26. pmc The relationship between body mass index and hospitalisation rates, days in hospital and costs: findings from a large prospective linked data study
    Rosemary J Korda
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    PLoS ONE 10:e0118599. 2015
    ..Internationally there is limited empirical evidence on the impact of overweight and obesity on health service use and costs. We estimate the burden of hospitalisation-admissions, days and costs-associated with above-normal BMI...
  27. ncbi request reprint Inequalities in bariatric surgery in Australia: findings from 49,364 obese participants in a prospective cohort study
    Rosemary J Korda
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia rosemary korda anu edu au
    Med J Aust 197:631-6. 2012
    ..To investigate variation, and quantify socioeconomic inequalities, in the uptake of primary bariatric surgery in an obese population...
  28. pmc Healthcare Resource Utilisation Associated with Herpes Zoster in a Prospective Cohort of Older Australian Adults
    Surendra Karki
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales UNSW, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 11:e0160446. 2016
    ..Herpes zoster (HZ) is a common condition that increases in incidence with older age but vaccines are available to prevent the disease. However, there are limited data estimating the health system burden attributable to herpes zoster by age...
  29. pmc Inequalities in pediatric avoidable hospitalizations between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children in Australia: a population data linkage study
    Kathleen Falster
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 16:169. 2016
    ..This study quantifies inequalities in pediatric avoidable hospitalizations between Australian Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children...
  30. pmc Sugar sweetened beverages and weight gain over 4 years in a Thai national cohort--a prospective analysis
    Lynette Lim
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    PLoS ONE 9:e95309. 2014
    ..This study aimed to investigate weight change associated with SSB consumption between 2005 and 2009 in a large national cohort of Thai university students...
  31. doi request reprint Lower urinary tract symptoms in relation to region of birth in 95,393 men living in Australia: the 45 and Up Study
    Isabel Latz
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 0200, Australia
    World J Urol 31:673-82. 2013
    ..This study aimed to investigate the relationship between the prevalence of LUTS and region of birth in a large, ethnically diverse population of older men resident in New South Wales, Australia...
  32. pmc Investigation of methodological factors potentially underlying the apparently paradoxical findings on body mass index and all-cause mortality
    Grace Joshy
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    PLoS ONE 9:e88641. 2014
    ..Findings regarding the association between overweight and all-cause mortality range from significantly lower to higher risk, compared with body-mass-index (BMI) within the "normal" range...
  33. doi request reprint Is inequity undermining Australia's 'universal' health care system? Socio-economic inequalities in the use of specialist medical and non-medical ambulatory health care
    Rosemary J Korda
    Australian Centre for Economic Research on Health, The Australian National University, Australian Capital Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:458-65. 2009
    ....
  34. pmc Physical activity, healthy lifestyle behaviors, neighborhood environment characteristics and social support among Australian Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal adults
    Rona Macniven
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Level 6 The Hub, The Charles Perkins Centre D17, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Prev Med Rep 3:203-10. 2016
    ..Neighborhood and social features were less PA-favorable for Aboriginal participants suggesting multiple possible avenues for increasing PA in this older population group. ..
  35. doi request reprint Categorising major cardiovascular disease hospitalisations from routinely collected data
    Grace Joshy
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Public Health Res Pract 25:e2531532. 2015
    ..This paper proposes a pragmatic approach to using ICD diagnosis codes and procedure codes to capture major atherosclerotic and arteriovenous thromboembolic and related CVD...
  36. doi request reprint Factors related to vaccine uptake by young adult women in the catch-up phase of the National HPV Vaccination Program in Australia: Results from an observational study
    Karen Canfell
    Cancer Research Division, Cancer Council NSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia Lowy Cancer Research Centre, Prince of Wales Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia Electronic address
    Vaccine 33:2387-94. 2015
    ..Australia commenced a publically-funded, National Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination Program in 2007 with a two year catch-up phase for females aged 12-26 years...
  37. doi request reprint Variation in health inequalities according to measures of socioeconomic status and age
    Tanya Mather
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Australian Capital Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 38:436-40. 2014
    ..To examine variation in the magnitude of socioeconomic inequalities in health and age-related variations in inequalities, according to the socioeconomic status (SES) measure used...
  38. doi request reprint Smoking in migrants in New South Wales, Australia: report on data from over 100 000 participants in The 45 and Up Study
    Marianne F Weber
    Cancer Research Division, Cancer Council NSW, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 30:597-605. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to compare smoking characteristics of Australian migrants (in terms of place of birth and age migrated) to those of Australian-born residents...
  39. pmc Oral Health-Related Quality of Life among a large national cohort of 87,134 Thai adults
    Vasoontara Yiengprugsawan
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:42. 2011
    ..To address this knowledge gap for Thailand, we report oral health findings from a national cohort of 87,134 Thai adults aged between 15 and 87 years and residing all over the country...
  40. pmc High risk prescribing in older adults: prevalence, clinical and economic implications and potential for intervention at the population level
    Danijela Gnjidic
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Bank Building A15, Science Rd, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:115. 2013
    ..The aims of this project are to determine the prevalence, risk factors, clinical consequences, and costs of high risk prescribing, and to assess the impact of interventions on high risk prescribing in older people...
  41. ncbi request reprint Cohort profile: The Thai Cohort of 87,134 Open University students
    Adrian C Sleigh
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, ANU College of Medicine and Health Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 37:266-72. 2008
  42. ncbi request reprint Evidence from randomised trials on the long-term effects of hormone replacement therapy
    Valerie Beral
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, Gibson Building, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE, UK
    Lancet 360:942-4. 2002
    ..With the early termination of part of the Women's Health Initiative trial (JAMA 2002; 288: 321-33), it is timely to review the evidence from such studies...
  43. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of a short semi-quantitative food group questionnaire and its performance in estimating nutrient intake compared with a 7-day diet diary in the Million Women Study
    Andrew W Roddam
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE, UK
    Public Health Nutr 8:201-13. 2005
    ..To assess the short- and long-term reproducibility of a short food group questionnaire, and to compare its performance for estimating nutrient intakes in comparison with a 7-day diet diary...
  44. pmc Gender, socioeconomic status, and self-rated health in a transitional middle-income setting: evidence from Thailand
    Sam ang Seubsman
    Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University, Bangpood, Pakket, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Asia Pac J Public Health 23:754-65. 2011
    ..Income and education had little influence on SRH for females. Among educated Thai adults, females rate their health to be worse than males, and unlike males, this perception is relatively unaffected by socioeconomic status...
  45. doi request reprint Assessing vitamin D status: pitfalls for the unwary
    Jeffrey K C Lai
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Mol Nutr Food Res 54:1062-71. 2010
    ..Newer assays using alternative biological samples to determine the circulating 25(OH)D have been proposed and advances in the genetics of vitamin D and the role of vitamin D-binding protein may improve future assay accuracy...
  46. pmc Socioeconomic variation in incidence of primary and secondary major cardiovascular disease events: an Australian population-based prospective cohort study
    Rosemary J Korda
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Research School of Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Int J Equity Health 15:189. 2016
    ..This study aimed to quantify socioeconomic variation in rates of primary and secondary CVD events in mid-age and older Australians...
  47. pmc Influenza and pneumococcal vaccination in Australian adults: a systematic review of coverage and factors associated with uptake
    Amalie Dyda
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales UNSW, Sydney, New South Wales NSW, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 16:515. 2016
    ..In the absence of an adult vaccination register, coverage estimates for influenza and pneumococcal vaccination come from surveys and other data sources...
  48. doi request reprint A record linkage study of antidepressant medication use and weight change in Australian adults
    Ellie Paige
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Research School of Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Cambridge, UK
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 49:1029-39. 2015
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the association between antidepressant use and weight change, including whether this relationship varies according to antidepressant class, recency of use, duration of use and dose...
  49. pmc Use of Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Bioidentical Hormone Therapy in Australian Women 50 to 69 Years of Age: Results from a National, Cross-Sectional Study
    Louiza S Velentzis
    Cancer Research Division, Cancer Council NSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    PLoS ONE 11:e0146494. 2016
    ..These data provide a recent national "snapshot" of Australian women's use of both conventional MHT and of BHT. ..
  50. doi request reprint Characteristics of antidepressant medication users in a cohort of mid-age and older Australians
    Ellie Paige
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 49:275-90. 2015
    ..We aimed to investigate antidepressant use, including the class of antidepressant, in mid-age and older Australians according to sociodemographic, lifestyle and physical and mental health-related factors...
  51. doi request reprint Prospective observational study of physical functioning, physical activity, and time outdoors and the risk of hip fracture: a population-based cohort study of 158,057 older adults in the 45 and up study
    Jeffrey K C Lai
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    J Bone Miner Res 28:2222-31. 2013
    ..The apparent increased risk of hip fracture previously described for low physical activity or sun exposure may be, at least in part due to uncontrolled confounding...
  52. doi request reprint Validation of brief questionnaire measures of sun exposure and skin pigmentation against detailed and objective measures including vitamin D status
    Jessica Cargill
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Photochem Photobiol 89:219-26. 2013
    ..54). In this study, brief questionnaire items provided valid rankings of sun exposure and skin color, and enabled the development of a predictive model for 25(OH)D concentration...
  53. pmc Hip fracture risk in relation to vitamin D supplementation and serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials and observational studies
    Jeffrey K C Lai
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 0200, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:331. 2010
    ..This study summarises quantitatively the current evidence from RCTs and observational studies regarding vitamin D, parathyroid hormone (PTH) and hip fracture risk...
  54. pmc Parity, breastfeeding, and the subsequent risk of maternal type 2 diabetes
    Bette Liu
    School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Diabetes Care 33:1239-41. 2010
    ..To examine the effect of childbearing and maternal breastfeeding on a woman's subsequent risk of developing type 2 diabetes...
  55. doi request reprint The Study of Environment on Aboriginal Resilience and Child Health (SEARCH): a long-term platform for closing the gap
    Darryl Wright
    Tharawal Aboriginal Corporation, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Public Health Res Pract 26:. 2016
    ....
  56. doi request reprint Approaches to maximising the accuracy of anthropometric data on children: review and empirical evaluation using the Australian Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children
    Katherine A Thurber
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Public Health Res Pract 25:. 2014
    ..To date, described methods for identifying data that are likely to be inaccurate seem to be ad hoc or lacking in clear justification...
  57. pmc Cohort Profile: Footprints in Time, the Australian Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children
    Katherine A Thurber
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 44:789-800. 2015
    ..Findings from LSIC form part of a growing infrastructure from which to understand Indigenous child health. ..
  58. pmc Health Services for Gender-Based Violence: Médecins Sans Frontières Experience Caring for Survivors in Urban Papua New Guinea
    Kamalini Lokuge
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Research School of Population Health, The Australian National University, Acton, Australia
    PLoS ONE 11:e0156813. 2016
    ..Levels of gender-based violence in Papua New Guinea (PNG) are high; health services for survivors are limited. Evidence from the few existing health services for survivors can inform improvements in care in this and similar settings...
  59. ncbi request reprint Understanding barriers to fruit and vegetable intake in the Australian Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children: a mixed-methods approach
    Katherine Ann Thurber
    1National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Research School of Population Health, The Australian National University, 62 Mills Road, Acton, ACT 2601, Australia
    Public Health Nutr . 2016
    ..To identify barriers to fruit and vegetable intake for Indigenous Australian children and quantify factors related to these barriers, to help understand why children do not meet recommendations for fruit and vegetable intake...
  60. pmc Is poor oral health a risk marker for incident cardiovascular disease hospitalisation and all-cause mortality? Findings from 172 630 participants from the prospective 45 and Up Study
    Grace Joshy
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Research School of Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    BMJ Open 6:e012386. 2016
    ..To investigate the relationship between oral health and incident hospitalisation for ischaemic heart disease (IHD), heart failure (HF), ischaemic stroke and peripheral vascular disease (PVD) and all-cause mortality...
  61. doi request reprint Using Australian Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme data for pharmacoepidemiological research: challenges and approaches
    Ellie Page
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Research School of Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT
    Public Health Res Pract 25:e2541546. 2015
    ..The paper is intended as an introductory resource for researchers. ..
  62. pmc Cardiovascular disease risk factor profiles of 263,356 older Australians according to region of birth and acculturation, with a focus on migrants born in Asia
    Shuyu Guo
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Research School of Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    PLoS ONE 10:e0115627. 2015
    ....
  63. doi request reprint Sitting time and all-cause mortality risk in 222 497 Australian adults
    Hidde P van der Ploeg
    Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Arch Intern Med 172:494-500. 2012
    ..This study aimed to determine the independent relationship of sitting time with all-cause mortality...
  64. pmc Use of Proton Pump Inhibitors and the Risk of Hospitalization for Infectious Gastroenteritis
    Yingxi Chen
    The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    PLoS ONE 11:e0168618. 2016
    ..To quantify the association between PPI use, type and dose and infectious gastroenteritis hospitalization in a population-based cohort of middle-aged and older adults...
  65. doi request reprint Medicare Benefits Schedule data to monitor influenza immunisation in Australian adults
    Amalie Dyda
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Public Health Res Pract 25:e2541543. 2015
    ..All Australian residents are eligible for Medicare, so we examined the feasibility of using immunisation-specific Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) item numbers to monitor and estimate adult influenza immunisation coverage...
  66. pmc What factors contribute to positive early childhood health and development in Australian Aboriginal children? Protocol for a population-based cohort study using linked administrative data (The Seeding Success Study)
    Kathleen Falster
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia The Sax Institute, Sydney, Australia Centre for Big Data Research in Health, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMJ Open 5:e007898. 2015
    ..Empirical evidence identifying the key drivers of positive early childhood development in Aboriginal children, and supportive features of local communities and early childhood service provision, are lacking...
  67. ncbi request reprint The crux of the matter: Did the ABC's Catalyst program change statin use in Australia?
    Andrea L Schaffer
    University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 202:591-5. 2015
    ....
  68. pmc The overall health and risk factor profile of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participants from the 45 and up study
    Lina Gubhaju
    School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, A27 Edward Ford Building, 2006, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:661. 2013
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Current evidence about the effect of hormone replacement therapy on the incidence of major conditions in postmenopausal women
    Valerie Beral
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford
    BJOG 112:692-5. 2005
  70. pmc Lifestyle factors and primary glioma and meningioma tumours in the Million Women Study cohort
    V S Benson
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Br J Cancer 99:185-90. 2008
    ..In conclusion, for women in the United Kingdom, the incidence of glioma or meningioma tumours increases with increasing height and increasing BMI...
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  73. ncbi request reprint Mars and Venus: does gender matter in ageing?
    Julie E Byles
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    ..Gender is more than just a variable to be controlled for in statistical analyses...
  74. ncbi request reprint Study of genes and environmental factors in complex diseases
    Emily Banks
    Lancet 359:1156-7; author reply 1157. 2002