Public Health Research Publications
Ludeke, M., Puni, R., Cook, L., Pasene, M., Abel, G. and Sopoaga, F. (2012) Access to general practice for Pacific peoples: a place for cultural competency. Journal of Primary Health Care, 4(2): 123-130
Thompson L, Reeder T and Abel G (2012) “I can’t get my husband to go and have a colonoscopy”: gender and screening for colorectal cancer. Health, 16(3): 235-249
Abel, G. and Fitzgerald, L. (2012) "The street's got its advantages": Movement between sectors of the sex industry in a decriminalised environment. Health, Risk and Society 14(1): 7-23
Schluter PJ, Turner C, Benefer C. Long working hours and alcohol risk among Australian and New Zealand nurses and midwives: A cross-sectional study. International Journal of Nursing Studies. 2012. (Epub ahead of print)
Abel G, Thompson L. General Practitioners, specialists and surveillance guidelines: interpreting the socio-clinical context of decision-making. Health, Risk and Society 13(6):547-59, 2011.
Abel G, Thompson L. What do specialists and GPs think about the introduction of colorectal cancer screening? A qualitative study. New Zealand Medical Journal 124(1338):89-95, 2011.
Abel G. Different stage, different performance: The protective strategy of role play on emotional health in sex work. Social Science and Medicine, Advance Online Publication, 2011.
Cameron V, Faatoese A, Gillies M, Robertson P, Huria T, Doughty R, Whalley G, Richards M, Troughton R, Tikao-Mason K, Sheerin I, Wells E, & Pitama S. How to successfully undertake genetics research in partnership with indigenous Maori communities. Internal Medicine Journal, 41(Suppl. 2):4, 2011.
Duncan S, McPhee JC, Schluter PJ, Zinn C, Smith R, and Schofield G. Efficacy of a compulsory homework programme for increasing physical activity and healthy eating in children: The Healthy Homework Pilot Study. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 8(1):127, 2011. [IF: 3.170]
Fife J, Raniga S, Hider PN, & Frizelle FA. Folic acid supplementation and colorectal cancer risk: A meta-analysis. Colorectal Disease 13(2):132-7. 2011.
Faatoese AF, Pitama SG, Gillies TW, Robertson PJ, Huria TM, Tikao-Mason KN, Doughty RN, Whalley GA, Richards AM, Troughton RW, Sheerin IG, Wells JE, Cameron VA. Community screening for cardiovascular risk factors and levels of treatment in a rural Māori cohort. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 35(6): 517-23. 2011
Fukuda K, Hider PN, Epton MJ, Jennings LC & Kingham S. Including viral infection data supports an association between particulate pollution and respiratory admissions. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 35(2), 163-9. 2011.
Pitama S, Wells JE, Faatoese A, Tikao-Mason K, Robertson P, Huria T., Gillies T, Doughty R, Whalley G, Troughton R, Sheerin I, Richards M, Cameron V A. A Kaupapa Māori approach to a community cohort study of heart disease in New Zealand. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 35(3):249-55, 2011.
Pykett J, Jones R, Whitehead M, Huxley M, Strauss K, Gill N, McGeevor K, Thompson L & Newman J. Interventions in the political geography of 'libertarian paternalism'. Political Geography 30(6):301-10, 2011.
Quan H, Li B, Couris CM, Fushimi K, Graham P, Hider P, Januel J-M, Sundararajan V. Updating and validating the Charlson comorbidity index and score for risk adjustment in hospital discharge abstracts using data from 6 countries. American Journal of Epidemiology, 173(6), 676-82, 2011.
Tautolo E-S, Schluter PJ, Paterson J. and McRobbie H. Acculturation status has a modest effect on smoking prevalence among a cohort of Pacific fathers in New Zealand. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health Volume 35(6):509–16, 2011. [IF: 1.556]
Thompson L and Kumar A. Responses to health promotion campaigns: resistance, denial and othering. Critical Public Health, 21(1):105-17, 2011.
Thompson L, Reeder T & Abel G. 'I can't get my husband to go and have a colonoscopy': Gender and screening for colorectal cancer. Health, Advance Online Publication. 2011
Walters SR, Schluter PJ, Oldham ARH, Thomson RW & Payne D. The sideline behaviour of coaches at children’s team sports games. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 13(2):208-215, 2011. [IF: 2.218]
Cupples J and Thompson L. Heterotextuality and digital foreplay: Cell phones and the culture of teenage romance. Feminist Media Studies 10(1):1-17, 2010.
Cox B, Richardson A, Graham P, Gislefoss RE, Jellum E, Rollag H. Breast cancer, cytomegalovirus and Epstein-Barr virus: a nested case-control study. British Journal of Cancer advance online publication, 20 April 2010
Faatoese A, Pitama S, Gillies M, Huria T., ..., Richards M, Troughton R, Wells E, Sheerin I, & Cameron V. A comparison of metabolic risk profiles among rural and urban maori in New Zealand. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 19(Suppl. 2): S254, 2010.
James ML, Lehman M, Hider PN, Jeffery M, Hickey BE, & Francis DP. Fraction size in radiation treatment for breast conservation in early breast cancer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 11, CD003860. 2010.
McKenzie JE, Priest P, Audas R, Poore MR, Brunton CR, Reeves LM. Hand sanitisers for reducing illness absences in primary school children in New Zealand: a cluster randomised controlled trial study protocol. Trials 11(7), 2010.
Sabanli M, Balasingham A, Bailey W, Eglinton T, Hider P & Frizelle FA. Computed tomographic colonography in the diagnosis of colorectal cancer. British Journal of Surgery, 97(8), 1291-4, 2010.
Abel G, Fitzgerald L, Healy C and Taylor A. (eds) Taking the crime out of sex work. New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation. Policy Press, Bristol. 2010
Chapters in Books
Abel G & Fitzgerald L. Introduction. In: G Abel, L Fitzgerald & C Healy with A Taylor (Eds.), Taking the crime out of sex work: New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation (pp. 1-24). Bristol, UK: Policy Press. 2010.
Abel G & Fitzgerald L. Risk and risk management in sex work post-Prostitution Reform Act: A public health perspective. In: G Abel, L Fitzgerald & C Healy with A Taylor (Eds.), Taking the crime out of sex work: New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation (pp. 217-238). Bristol, UK: Policy Press. 2010.
Abel G & Fitzgerald L. Decriminalisation and stigma. In: G Abel, L Fitzgerald & C Healy with A Taylor (Eds.), Taking the crime out of sex work: New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation (pp. 239-258). Bristol, UK: Policy Press. 2010
Abel G & Fitzgerald L. Conclusion. In: G Abel, L Fitzgerald & C Healy with A Taylor (Eds.), Taking the crime out of sex work: New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation (pp. 259-264). Bristol, UK: Policy Press. 2010
Abel G, Fitzgerald L & Brunton C. Christchurch School of Medicine study: Methodology and methods. In: G Abel, L Fitzgerald & C Healy with A Taylor (Eds.), Taking the crime out of sex work: New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation (pp. 159-72). Bristol, UK: Policy Press. 2010.
Brunton C. Becoming inspectors of brothels: Public health authorities' experience of implementing the Prostitution Reform Act. In: G Abel, L Fitzgerald & C Healy with A Taylor (Eds.), Taking the crime out of sex work: New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation (pp. 173-96). Bristol, UK: Policy Press. 2010.
Abel G, Fitzgerald L and Brunton C. The impact of decriminalization on the number of sex workers in New Zealand. Journal of Social Policy 38(3): 515-31, 2009.
Barnett R, Pearce J, Moon G, Elliott J, Barnett P. Assessing the effects of the introduction of the New Zealand Smokefree Environment Act 2003 on Acute Myocardial Infarction hospital admissions in Christchurch New Zealand. Australia and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 33(6): 515-20, 2009.
Barnett P, Tenbensel T, Cumming J, Clayden C, Ashton T, Pledger M, Burnette M. Implementing new modes of governance in the New Zealand health system: An empirical study. Health Policy 93: 118-27, 2009.
Davidson PJ, Sheerin IG, Frampton C. Renal stone disease in Christchurch, New Zealand. Part 1: presentation and epidemiology. New Zealand Medical Journal 122(1297), 2009.
Davidson PJ, Sheerin IG, Frampton C. Renal stone disease in Christchurch, New Zealand. Part 2: a community study on the burden of renal stone disease. New Zealand Medical Journal 122(1297), 2009.
Duncan AR, Priest PC, Jennings LC, Brunton CR, Baker MG. Screening for influenza infection in international airline travelers. American Journal of Public Health 99: S360 - S2, 2009.
Hider PN, Griffin G, Walker M, Coughlan EP. The information-seeking behavior of clinical staff in a large health care organization. Journal of the Medical Library Association, 97(1), 47-50, 2009.
Rumball-Smith J & Hider P. The validity of readmission rate as a marker of the quality of hospital care, and a recommendation for its definition. New Zealand Medical Journal, 122(1289), 2009.
Rumball-Smith J, Hider P, Graham P. The readmission rate as an indicator of the quality of elective surgical inpatient care for the elderly in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 122(1289), 2009.
Sheerin I. Hospital expenditure on treating complications of diabetes and the potential for deferring complications in Canterbury, New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal 122 (1288), 2009.
Thompson L, Barnett R, Pearce J. Scared straight?: Fear-appeal anti-smoking campaigns, risk, self-efficacy and addiction. Health, Risk and Society 11(2): 181-96, 2009.
Thompson L, Pearce J and Barnett R. Nomadic identities and socio-spatial competence: making sense of post-smoking selves. Social and Cultural Geography 10(5): 565-81, 2009.
Sheerin I. Costs of injecting drug use: benefits of treatment. VDM Verlag Dr Muller Aktiengesellschaft & Co, Saarbrucken. 2009
Chapters in Books
Barnett R and Barnett P. Health Systems and Health Services. In: R Kitchin and N Thrift (eds) International Encyclopedia of Human Geography 5:58-70. Elsevier, Oxford. 2009.
Abel G and Fitzgerald L. On a fast-track into adulthood: An exploration of transitions into adulthood for street-based sex workers in New Zealand. Journal of Youth Studies 11(4): 361-76, 2008.
Ashton T, Tenbensel T, Cumming J and Barnett P. Decentralizing resource allocation: early experiences with District Health Boards in New Zealand. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy 13(2): 109-15, 2008.
Barnett P, Penny M, Brunton C, Begg A. Dispatches from the front-line: Reports on fluoridation campaigns in southern New Zealand. New Zealand Dental Journal 104 (4): 139-43, 2008.
Tenbensel T, Cumming J, Ashton T and Barnett P. Where there’s a will, is there a way?: Are New Zealand’s publicly funded health services able to steer towards population health? Social Science and Medicine 67: 1143-52, 2008.
Chapters in Books
Barnett R and Barnett P. Restructuring primary care: the New Zealand case compared. In: Crooks V and Andrews G (eds) Primary Health Care: People, Practice, Place. Ashgate Press, London. pp 149-65, 2008.
Malcolm L and Barnett P. Disclosure of treatment injury in New Zealand's no-fault compensation system. Australian Health Review 31(1): 116-22, 2007.
Pitama S, Robertson P, Cram F, Gillies M, Huria T & Dallas-Katoa W. Meihana model: a clinical assessment framework. New Zealand Journal of Psychology 36(3): 118-25, 2007.
Abel G, Fitzgerald L and Brunton C. The impact of the Prostitution Reform Act on the health and safety practices of sex workers: Report to the Prostitution Law Review Committee, Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Otago, Christchurch. 2007 PDF 811 KB
O'Dea D and Sheerin I. A proposed intervention to reduce childhood obesity and improve population health: The prohibition of TV advertising of 'energy-dense' foods and drinks during children's watching hours. A report to the Ministry of Health. 2007
Sheerin I and O'Dea D. Prioritisation and economic analysis in public health. A worked example: a health promotion programme to reduce consumption of sugary soft drinks in New Zealand. A report to the Ministry of Health. 2007