Pam Sonnenberg

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Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Prospective evaluation of a complex public health intervention: lessons from an initial and follow-up cross-sectional survey of the tuberculosis strain typing service in England
    Jessica Mears
    Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 14:1023. 2014
  2. 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
  3. doi request reprint Quantifying errors in the estimation of tuberculosis mortality in a population of South African miners
    P Sonnenberg
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 16:1449-54. 2012
  4. pmc The effect of HIV infection on time off work in a large cohort of gold miners with known dates of seroconversion
    Pam Sonnenberg
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 68:647-52. 2011
  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. 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
  8. pmc The impact of HIV, an antiretroviral programme and tuberculosis on mortality in South African platinum miners, 1992-2010
    Megan S C Lim
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e38598. 2012
  9. 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
  10. 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

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  1. pmc Prospective evaluation of a complex public health intervention: lessons from an initial and follow-up cross-sectional survey of the tuberculosis strain typing service in England
    Jessica Mears
    Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 14:1023. 2014
    ..As part of a mixed-method evaluation, we report on a repeated cross-sectional survey to illustrate the challenges surrounding the evaluation of a complex national public health intervention...
  2. 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
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Quantifying errors in the estimation of tuberculosis mortality in a population of South African miners
    P Sonnenberg
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 16:1449-54. 2012
    ..All-cause mortality, based on national tuberculosis programme (NTP) register deaths, may under- or overestimate tuberculosis (TB) specific mortality in the population...
  4. pmc The effect of HIV infection on time off work in a large cohort of gold miners with known dates of seroconversion
    Pam Sonnenberg
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 68:647-52. 2011
    ..To estimate the effect of HIV infection on time off work. To provide baseline estimates for economic and actuarial models, and for evaluations of ART and other workplace interventions...
  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. 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
    ....
  8. pmc The impact of HIV, an antiretroviral programme and tuberculosis on mortality in South African platinum miners, 1992-2010
    Megan S C Lim
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e38598. 2012
    ..This study describes the impact of HIV, a Wellness (HIV/ART) programme and TB on population-wide trends in mortality and causes of death among South African platinum miners, from before the HIV epidemic into the ART era...
  9. 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)...
  10. 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...
  11. pmc Testing for sexually transmitted infections in a population-based sexual health survey: development of an acceptable ethical approach
    Nigel Field
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, Research Departmentof Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Med Ethics 38:380-2. 2012
    ..The experiences reported here may inform the ethical decision making of researchers, research ethics committees and funders considering population-based biological sampling...
  12. doi request reprint Effects of duration of HIV infection and secondary tuberculosis transmission on tuberculosis incidence in the South African gold mines
    Judith R Glynn
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 22:1859-67. 2008
    ..We assess the contribution of these two mechanisms by time since seroconversion to HIV...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. pmc The prevalence of, and factors associated with, paying for sex among men resident in Britain: findings from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3)
    Kyle G Jones
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, Mortimer Market Centre, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 91:116-23. 2015
    ..However, the extent, characteristics and role of MPS in transmission is poorly understood. We investigate these questions using data from Britain's third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3)...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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)...
  19. 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)...
  20. pmc Improving questions on sexual partnerships: lessons learned from cognitive interviews for Britain's third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles ("Natsal-3")
    Catherine R H Aicken
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, WC1E 6JB, UK
    Arch Sex Behav 42:173-85. 2013
    ..This enabled us to improve questions used in previous surveys, refine new questions, and ensure the questionnaire order was logical for participants...
  21. pmc Male Circumcision and STI Acquisition in Britain: Evidence from a National Probability Sample Survey
    Virginia Homfray
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 10:e0130396. 2015
    ..We examined the relationship between circumcision and biological measures of three STIs: human papillomavirus (HPV), Chlamydia trachomatis and Mycoplasma genitalium...
  22. 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...
  23. pmc Are depression and poor sexual health neglected comorbidities? Evidence from a population sample
    Nigel Field
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, UCL, London, UK
    BMJ Open 6:e010521. 2016
    ..To examine associations between sexual behaviour, sexual function and sexual health service use of individuals with depression in the British general population, to inform primary care and specialist services...
  24. pmc High-Risk Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection and Cervical Cancer Prevention in Britain: Evidence of Differential Uptake of Interventions from a Probability Survey
    Clare Tanton
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 24:842-53. 2015
    ..The third British National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3) provides an opportunity to explore high-risk human papillomavirus (HR-HPV) and uptake of cervical screening and HPV vaccination in the general population...
  25. pmc Confirmatory assays are essential when using molecular testing for Neisseria gonorrhoeae in low-prevalence settings: insights from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3)
    Nigel Field
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, Mortimer Market Centre, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 91:338-41. 2015
    ..To investigate the occurrence of unconfirmed positive gonorrhoea results when using molecular testing within a large population-based survey...
  26. doi request reprint Tuberculosis and survival of HIV-infected individuals by time since seroconversion
    Judith R Glynn
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 24:1067-9. 2010
    ..Overall mortality was similar to that in western seroconverter cohorts with much lower rates of tuberculosis, suggesting that tuberculosis is more a marker of HIV progression than a cause of it...
  27. pmc Timing, rates, and causes of death in a large South African tuberculosis programme
    Nigel Field
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, Mortimer Market Centre off Capper St, London, WC1E6JB, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 14:3858. 2014
    ..Tuberculosis (TB) mortality remains high across sub-Saharan Africa despite integration of TB and HIV/ART programmes. To inform programme design and service delivery, we estimated mortality by time from starting TB treatment...
  28. doi request reprint Who has sex with whom? Characteristics of heterosexual partnerships reported in a national probability survey and implications for STI risk
    Catherine H Mercer
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, Mortimer Market Centre, London WC1E 6JB, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 38:206-14. 2009
    ..We describe all heterosexual partnerships in the past year in terms of partnership type, age and geographical mixing and how these characteristics relate to condom use...
  29. 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...
  30. pmc Unnatural deaths in South African platinum miners, 1992-2008
    Megan S C Lim
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e22807. 2011
    ..Reliable data are limited by inaccurate and incomplete ascertainment of specific causes of unnatural death. This study describes trends in causes of unnatural death between 1992 and 2008 in a cohort of South African miners...
  31. pmc Missed opportunities in TB diagnosis: a TB process-based performance review tool to evaluate and improve clinical care
    Nigel Field
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:127. 2011
    ..We evaluated a TB Process-Based Performance Review (TB-PBPR) tool, developed to identify "missed opportunities" for timely and accurate diagnosis of TB. The tool enables performance assessment at the level of process and quality of care...
  32. pmc Use of the Internet for Sexual Health Among Sexually Experienced Persons Aged 16 to 44 Years: Evidence from a Nationally Representative Survey of the British Population
    Catherine Rh Aicken
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, Institute of Epidemiology and Healthcare, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Med Internet Res 18:e14. 2016
    ..Understanding the size and characteristics of this population is important in informing intervention design and delivery...
  33. doi request reprint Strengthening the Reporting of Molecular Epidemiology for Infectious Diseases (STROME-ID): an extension of the STROBE statement
    Nigel Field
    Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    Lancet Infect Dis 14:341-52. 2014
    ..When used, the STROME-ID recommendations should advance the quality and transparency of scientific reporting, with clear benefits for evidence reviews and health-policy decision making. ..
  34. pmc Oral human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in men who have sex with men: prevalence and lack of anogenital concordance
    Eleanor M King
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 91:284-6. 2015
    ..Such data are important to improve our understanding of the epidemiology of oral HPV and the potential use of vaccines to prevent oropharyngeal cancers...
  35. pmc Epidemiology of, and behavioural risk factors for, sexually transmitted human papillomavirus infection in men and women in Britain
    Anne M Johnson
    Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, Mortimer Market Centre, off Capper Street, London WC1E 6JB, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 88:212-7. 2012
    ..We explored the epidemiology of different HPV types in men and women and their association with demographic and behavioural variables...
  36. pmc Effect of study design and setting on tuberculosis clustering estimates using Mycobacterial Interspersed Repetitive Units-Variable Number Tandem Repeats (MIRU-VNTR): a systematic review
    Jessica Mears
    Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    BMJ Open 5:e005636. 2015
    ....
  37. pmc Evaluation of the role of location and distance in recruitment in respondent-driven sampling
    Nicky McCreesh
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 10:56. 2011
    ..The role of the spatial distribution of the target population has not been robustly examined for RDS. We examine patterns of recruitment by location, and how they may have biased an RDS study findings...
  38. doi request reprint Estimating 'net' HIV-related mortality and the importance of background mortality rates
    Milly Marston
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 21:S65-71. 2007
    ..To estimate mortality directly attributable to HIV in HIV-infected adults in low and middle income countries and discuss appropriate methodology...