M Taylor

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Affiliation: University of Natal
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. ncbi Understanding high school students' risk behaviors to help reduce the HIV/AIDS epidemic in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    M Taylor
    Dept of Community Health, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, Private Bag 7, Congella, 4013, University of Natal, South Africa
    J Sch Health 73:97-100. 2003
  2. ncbi A health and nutritional profile of rural school children in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    C C Jinabhai
    Department of Community Health, School of Family and Public Health Medicine, University of Natal, Private Bag 7, Congella 4013, Durban, South Africa
    Ann Trop Paediatr 21:50-8. 2001
  3. ncbi An epidemiological perspective of substance use among high school pupils in rural KwaZulu-Natal
    M Taylor
    Department of Community Health, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of Natal, Durban
    S Afr Med J 93:136-40. 2003
  4. ncbi A randomized controlled trial of the effect of antihelminthic treatment and micronutrient fortification on health status and school performance of rural primary school children
    C C Jinabhai
    Department of Community Health, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa
    Ann Trop Paediatr 21:319-33. 2001
  5. ncbi Sex differences in under and over nutrition among school-going Black teenagers in South Africa: an uneven nutrition trajectory
    C C Jinabhai
    Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu Natal, Congella, Durban, South Africa
    Trop Med Int Health 12:944-52. 2007
  6. ncbi The effect of different anthelmintic treatment regimens combined with iron supplementation on the nutritional status of schoolchildren in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: a randomized controlled trial
    M Taylor
    Departments of Community Health and Haematology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Natal, Private Bag 7, Congella 4013, South Africa
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 95:211-6. 2001
  7. ncbi Reasons for inconsistent condom use by rural South African high school students
    M Taylor
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    Acta Paediatr 96:287-91. 2007
  8. ncbi Epidemiology of helminth infections: implications for parasite control programmes, a South African perspective
    C C Jinabhai
    Department of Community Health, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of Natal, Congella, South Africa
    Public Health Nutr 4:1211-9. 2001
  9. ncbi Investigating the mental abilities of rural Zulu primary school children in South Africa
    C C Jinabhai
    Ethn Health 9:17-36. 2004
  10. ncbi Implications of the prevalence of stunting, overweight and obesity amongst South African primary school children: a possible nutritional transition?
    C C Jinabhai
    Department of Community Health, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:358-65. 2003

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  1. ncbi Understanding high school students' risk behaviors to help reduce the HIV/AIDS epidemic in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    M Taylor
    Dept of Community Health, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, Private Bag 7, Congella, 4013, University of Natal, South Africa
    J Sch Health 73:97-100. 2003
    ..67, 95% CI 1.71, 4.19) among learners increased the likelihood of sexual activity. With youth at increasing risk of HIV/AIDS in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, interventions to reduce learners' risk behaviors are required...
  2. ncbi A health and nutritional profile of rural school children in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    C C Jinabhai
    Department of Community Health, School of Family and Public Health Medicine, University of Natal, Private Bag 7, Congella 4013, Durban, South Africa
    Ann Trop Paediatr 21:50-8. 2001
    ..Micronutrient supplementation and de-worming provide opportunities for school-based health promotion and primary health care interventions, and might produce significant health and educational benefits...
  3. ncbi An epidemiological perspective of substance use among high school pupils in rural KwaZulu-Natal
    M Taylor
    Department of Community Health, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of Natal, Durban
    S Afr Med J 93:136-40. 2003
    ..To investigate prevalence and the factors influencing substance use among rural high school pupils in KwaZulu-Natal in order to develop and implement intervention programmes...
  4. ncbi A randomized controlled trial of the effect of antihelminthic treatment and micronutrient fortification on health status and school performance of rural primary school children
    C C Jinabhai
    Department of Community Health, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa
    Ann Trop Paediatr 21:319-33. 2001
    ....
  5. ncbi Sex differences in under and over nutrition among school-going Black teenagers in South Africa: an uneven nutrition trajectory
    C C Jinabhai
    Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu Natal, Congella, Durban, South Africa
    Trop Med Int Health 12:944-52. 2007
    ..To investigate the nutritional status of Black South African teenagers by sex and compare it with nutritional profiles of teenagers from other countries...
  6. ncbi The effect of different anthelmintic treatment regimens combined with iron supplementation on the nutritional status of schoolchildren in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: a randomized controlled trial
    M Taylor
    Departments of Community Health and Haematology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Natal, Private Bag 7, Congella 4013, South Africa
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 95:211-6. 2001
    ....
  7. ncbi Reasons for inconsistent condom use by rural South African high school students
    M Taylor
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    Acta Paediatr 96:287-91. 2007
    ..To describe the condom use practices of high school students, compare the beliefs of students who used condoms with those who did not, investigate gender differences in condom use and identify factors that prevent condom use...
  8. ncbi Epidemiology of helminth infections: implications for parasite control programmes, a South African perspective
    C C Jinabhai
    Department of Community Health, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of Natal, Congella, South Africa
    Public Health Nutr 4:1211-9. 2001
    ..To assess the South African government's parasite control policy...
  9. ncbi Investigating the mental abilities of rural Zulu primary school children in South Africa
    C C Jinabhai
    Ethn Health 9:17-36. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi Implications of the prevalence of stunting, overweight and obesity amongst South African primary school children: a possible nutritional transition?
    C C Jinabhai
    Department of Community Health, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:358-65. 2003
    ..To investigate the relationship between stunting and levels of overweight/obesity among South African school children, using two definitions of overweight and obesity, based on the WHO and International Obesity Task Force (IOTF) criteria...
  11. doi Meeting the challenges of the Ottawa Charter: comparing South African responses to AIDS and tobacco control
    M Taylor
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu Natal, Private Bag 7, Congella, 4013 Durban, South Africa
    Health Promot Int 24:203-10. 2009
    ..In contrast, South Africa is a signatory to the World Health Organizations' Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, and has successfully implemented many of the policies...
  12. pmc Geographical variation in cardiovascular disease, risk factors, and their control in older women: British Women's Heart and Health Study
    D A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:134-40. 2003
    ..To measure the geographical variation in prevalence of cardiovascular disease, risk factors, and their control in a nationally representative sample of older British women...
  13. ncbi Young people, HIV/AIDS/STIs and sexuality in South Africa: the gap between awareness and behaviour
    S James
    National Health Promotion Research and Development Group, Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
    Acta Paediatr 93:264-9. 2004
    ....
  14. ncbi Risky sexual behaviours of high-school pupils in an era of HIV and AIDS
    S Frank
    Social Work Department, Wentworth Hospital, Durban
    S Afr Med J 98:394-8. 2008
    ..To identify risky sexual behaviours and demographic factors that place high-school pupils at risk of HIV and AIDS...
  15. ncbi Colloquium report: improving the health of school age children in an era of HIV/AIDS in Durban, South Africa
    J D Kvalsvig
    Child, Youth and Family, Human Sciences Research Council, Durban, South Africa
    J Trop Pediatr 50:251-4. 2004
    ..In the discussions that followed four critical issues emerged: intersectoral collaboration, accountability, retraining middle management, and a more comprehensive strategy to support pupils and teachers infected and affected by HIV/AIDS...
  16. pmc Is housework good for health? Levels of physical activity and factors associated with activity in elderly women. Results from the British Women's Heart and Health Study
    D A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:473-8. 2002
    ..To determine the prevalence of achieving new recommended levels of physical activity, the types of activity involved, and their determinants among elderly British women...
  17. ncbi The development of a healthy eating indicator shopping basket tool (HEISB) for use in food access studies-identification of key food items
    As Anderson
    Centre for Public Health Nutrition Research, Ninewells Medical School, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK
    Public Health Nutr 10:1440-7. 2007
    ..To develop an objective, nutrient-based, healthy eating indicator shopping basket (HEISB) tool for use in studies of access to healthy food...
  18. pmc New Zealand bicycle helmet law--do the costs outweigh the benefits?
    M Taylor
    Centre for the Analysis of Safety Prevention and Attitudes to Risk, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Inj Prev 8:317-20. 2002
    ..The societal perspective of costs is used for the purchase of helmets and the value of injuries averted. This is augmented with healthcare costs averted from reduced head injuries...
  19. pmc Commercial sex venues: a closer look at their impact on the syphilis and HIV epidemics among men who have sex with men
    G Aynalem
    MPH, Los Angeles County STD Program, 2615 South Grand Ave, Room 500, Los Angeles, CA 90007, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 82:439-43. 2006
    ..To provide insight into the role of commercial sex venues in the spread of syphilis and HIV among men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  20. ncbi Soil-transmitted nematode infections and mebendazole treatment in Mafia Island schoolchildren
    M Albonico
    Ivo de Carneri Foundation, Via IV Marzo 14, 10122, Torino, Italy
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 96:717-26. 2002
    ..1% were recorded) when compared with that observed in Pemba Island, possibly indicating that hookworms may be developing mebendazole resistance on Pemba Island as a result of intense exposure to the drug there...
  21. pmc Associations of components of adult height with coronary heart disease in postmenopausal women: the British women's heart and health study
    D A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Heart 90:745-9. 2004
    ..To assess the associations between components of adult height and coronary heart disease (CHD) in postmenopausal women...
  22. ncbi The role of occupational and environmental exposures in the aetiology of acquired severe aplastic anaemia: a case control investigation
    K R Muir
    Division of Public Health Medicine and Epidemiology, Medical School, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Br J Haematol 123:906-14. 2003
    ..Self-reported chemical treatment of houses was also associated with an increased risk of developing aplastic anaemia, in keeping with previous literature...