Wendy Macdowall

Summary

Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia trachomatis testing in the second British national survey of sexual attitudes and lifestyles: respondent uptake and treatment outcomes
    Angela McCadden
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Mortimer Market Centre, London, UK
    Sex Transm Dis 32:387-94. 2005
  2. pmc Lifetime prevalence, associated factors, and circumstances of non-volitional sex in women and men in Britain: findings from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3)
    Wendy Macdowall
    Centre for Sexual and Reproductive Health Research, Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK Electronic address
    Lancet 382:1845-55. 2013
  3. doi request reprint 'Talking of Sex': developing and piloting a sexual health communication tool for use in primary care
    Wendy Macdowall
    Centre for Sexual and Reproductive Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 81:332-7. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Learning about sex: results from Natsal 2000
    Wendy Macdowall
    Centre for Sexual and Reproductive Health Research, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Health Educ Behav 33:802-11. 2006
  5. pmc Consistency in reporting sensitive sexual behaviours in Britain: change in reporting bias in the second and third National Surveys of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-2 and Natsal-3)
    Philip Prah
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, Mortimer Market Centre, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 90:90-3. 2014
  6. pmc Methodology of the third British National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3)
    Bob Erens
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 90:84-9. 2014
  7. ncbi request reprint First sexual partnerships--age differences and their significance: empirical evidence from the 2000 British National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles ('Natsal 2000')
    Catherine H Mercer
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    J Adolesc Health 39:87-95. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Reported sexually transmitted disease clinic attendance and sexually transmitted infections in britain: prevalence, risk factors, and proportionate population burden
    Kevin A Fenton
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    J Infect Dis 191:S127-38. 2005
  9. pmc Sexual function in Britain: findings from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3)
    Kirstin R Mitchell
    Centre for Sexual and Reproductive Health Research, Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK Electronic address
    Lancet 382:1817-29. 2013
  10. pmc Associations between health and sexual lifestyles in Britain: findings from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3)
    Nigel Field
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, UK Electronic address
    Lancet 382:1830-44. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia trachomatis testing in the second British national survey of sexual attitudes and lifestyles: respondent uptake and treatment outcomes
    Angela McCadden
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Mortimer Market Centre, London, UK
    Sex Transm Dis 32:387-94. 2005
    ..Little information is available on the outcomes when applied to asymptomatic sex survey participants...
  2. pmc Lifetime prevalence, associated factors, and circumstances of non-volitional sex in women and men in Britain: findings from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3)
    Wendy Macdowall
    Centre for Sexual and Reproductive Health Research, Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK Electronic address
    Lancet 382:1845-55. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint 'Talking of Sex': developing and piloting a sexual health communication tool for use in primary care
    Wendy Macdowall
    Centre for Sexual and Reproductive Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 81:332-7. 2010
    ..To develop and pilot a communication aid aimed at increasing the frequency with which sexual health issues are raised proactively with young people in primary care...
  4. ncbi request reprint Learning about sex: results from Natsal 2000
    Wendy Macdowall
    Centre for Sexual and Reproductive Health Research, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Health Educ Behav 33:802-11. 2006
    ..Parents and schools are the preferred source of further information. We need to enable parents to provide information to their children, especially their sons...
  5. pmc Consistency in reporting sensitive sexual behaviours in Britain: change in reporting bias in the second and third National Surveys of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-2 and Natsal-3)
    Philip Prah
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, Mortimer Market Centre, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 90:90-3. 2014
    ..We investigated whether there was a change in reporting bias between these two cross-sectional surveys...
  6. pmc Methodology of the third British National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3)
    Bob Erens
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 90:84-9. 2014
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint First sexual partnerships--age differences and their significance: empirical evidence from the 2000 British National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles ('Natsal 2000')
    Catherine H Mercer
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    J Adolesc Health 39:87-95. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Reported sexually transmitted disease clinic attendance and sexually transmitted infections in britain: prevalence, risk factors, and proportionate population burden
    Kevin A Fenton
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    J Infect Dis 191:S127-38. 2005
    ....
  9. pmc Sexual function in Britain: findings from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3)
    Kirstin R Mitchell
    Centre for Sexual and Reproductive Health Research, Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK Electronic address
    Lancet 382:1817-29. 2013
    ..Despite its importance to sexual health and wellbeing, sexual function is given little attention in sexual health policy. Population-based studies are needed to understand sexual function across the life course...
  10. pmc Associations between health and sexual lifestyles in Britain: findings from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3)
    Nigel Field
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, UK Electronic address
    Lancet 382:1830-44. 2013
    ..We used data from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3) to explore associations between health and sexual lifestyles in Britain (England, Scotland, and Wales)...
  11. pmc Changes in sexual attitudes and lifestyles in Britain through the life course and over time: findings from the National Surveys of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal)
    Catherine H Mercer
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, UK Electronic address
    Lancet 382:1781-94. 2013
    ..We present data on sexual behaviours and attitudes in Britain (England, Scotland, and Wales) from the three National Surveys of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Ethnic variations in sexual behaviour in Great Britain and risk of sexually transmitted infections: a probability survey
    Kevin A Fenton
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Lancet 365:1246-55. 2005
    ..We used data from the second British National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal 2000) to investigate the frequency of high-risk sexual behaviours and adverse sexual health outcomes in five ethnic groups in Great Britain...
  13. ncbi request reprint Increasing prevalence of male homosexual partnerships and practices in Britain 1990-2000: evidence from national probability surveys
    Catherine H Mercer
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the National Centre for Social Research, London, UK
    AIDS 18:1453-8. 2004
    ....
  14. pmc The prevalence of unplanned pregnancy and associated factors in Britain: findings from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3)
    Kaye Wellings
    Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK Electronic address
    Lancet 382:1807-16. 2013
    ..Unplanned pregnancy is a key public health indicator. We describe the prevalence of unplanned pregnancy, and associated factors, in a general population sample in Britain (England, Scotland, and Wales)...
  15. pmc Changes in the circumstances of young mothers in Britain: 1990 to 2000
    Kiran Nanchahal
    Centre for Sexual and Reproductive Health Research, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:828-33. 2005
    ..To assess changes between 1990 and 2000 in the circumstances of women who became mothers before the age of 18...
  16. pmc Forming new sex partnerships while overseas: findings from the third British National Survey of Sexual Attitudes & Lifestyles (Natsal-3)
    Clare Tanton
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 92:415-23. 2016
    ..We examined the prevalence of, and factors associated with, reporting new sexual partner(s) while overseas, and whether this differed by partners' region of residence...
  17. pmc Medicated sex in Britain: evidence from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles
    Kirstin R Mitchell
    Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 92:32-8. 2016
    ..To describe the prevalence of medication use to assist sexual performance in Britain and to identify associated factors...
  18. pmc Prevalence, risk factors, and uptake of interventions for sexually transmitted infections in Britain: findings from the National Surveys of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal)
    Pam Sonnenberg
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, Mortimer Market Centre, London, UK Electronic address
    Lancet 382:1795-806. 2013
    ....
  19. pmc The health and well-being of men who have sex with men (MSM) in Britain: Evidence from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3)
    Catherine H Mercer
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, 3rd floor Mortimer Market Centre, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 16:525. 2016
    ....
  20. pmc Associations between source of information about sex and sexual health outcomes in Britain: findings from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3)
    Wendy Macdowall
    Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, Centre for Sexual and Reproductive Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMJ Open 5:e007837. 2015
    ..To examine variation in source of information about sexual matters by sociodemographic factors, and associations with sexual behaviours and outcomes...
  21. pmc Patterns and trends in sources of information about sex among young people in Britain: evidence from three National Surveys of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles
    Clare Tanton
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    BMJ Open 5:e007834. 2015
    ..To assess progress in meeting young people's sex education needs in Britain by examining the current situation and changes over the past 20 years in sources of information about sexual matters and unmet information needs...
  22. pmc Sexual Function in 16- to 21-Year-Olds in Britain
    Kirstin R Mitchell
    Centre for Sexual Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 59:422-8. 2016
    ..We sought to address this gap by measuring the population prevalence of sexual function problems, help seeking, and avoidance of sex in young people...
  23. pmc Changes in conceptions in women younger than 18 years and the circumstances of young mothers in England in 2000-12: an observational study
    Kaye Wellings
    Centre for Sexual and Reproductive Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK Electronic address
    Lancet 388:586-95. 2016
    ..We used routinely collected data and data from Britain's National Surveys of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal) to examine progress towards these goals...
  24. pmc HIV testing, risk perception, and behaviour in the British population
    Soazig Clifton
    aResearch Department of Infection and Population Health, University College LondonbHIV and STI Department, Public Health EnglandcDepartment of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 30:943-52. 2016
    ..To examine the relationship between HIV risk behaviour, risk perception and testing in Britain...
  25. pmc Examining the association between male circumcision and sexual function: evidence from a British probability survey
    Virginia Homfray
    aCentre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, UK bDepartment of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 29:1411-6. 2015
    ..Natsal-3 asked about circumcision and included a validated measure of sexual function, the Natsal-SF, which takes into account not only sexual difficulties but also the relationship context and overall level of satisfaction...
  26. pmc Actual and preferred contraceptive sources among young people: findings from the British National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles
    Rebecca S Geary
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    BMJ Open 6:e011966. 2016
    ..To describe actual and preferred contraceptive sources among young people in Britain and whether discordance between these is associated with markers of sexual risk behaviour or poor sexual health...
  27. pmc Asking about Sex in General Health Surveys: Comparing the Methods and Findings of the 2010 Health Survey for England with Those of the Third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles
    Philip Prah
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 10:e0135203. 2015
    ..However, contextual and methodological differences may limit comparability of the findings. We examine the extent of these differences between HSE 2010 and Natsal-3 and investigate their impact on parameter estimates...
  28. ncbi request reprint Providing information for young people in sexual health clinics: getting it right
    Roslyn Kane
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 29:141-5. 2003
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Ethnic variations in sexual activity and contraceptive use: national cross-sectional survey
    Sonia Saxena
    Division of Epidemiology Public Health and Primary Care, Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College, London Charing Cross Campus, W6 8RP London, UK
    Contraception 74:224-33. 2006
    ..Our objective was to compare data on contraceptive use in relation to reported sexual activity in women from different minority ethnic groups...
  30. pmc Sexual function problems and help seeking behaviour in Britain: national probability sample survey
    Catherine H Mercer
    Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London WC1E 6AU
    BMJ 327:426-7. 2003