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Population health publications 2002–2003


Barnett P. Into the unknown: the anticipation and experience of membership of independent practitioner associations. New Zealand Medical Journal, 116 (1171) 2003.

Barnett R and Barnett P. 'If you want to sit on your butts you'll get nothing!' Community activism in response to threats of rural hospital closure in southern New Zealand. Health and Place 9(2) 59-71, 2003.

Barnett R and Barnett P. Back to the future? Reflections on past reforms and future prospects for health services in New Zealand. Geojournal 59(2): 137-47, 2003.

Briant R, Ali W, Lay-Yee R, Davis P. Representative case series from public hospital admissions 1998 I: drug and related therapeutic adverse events. New Zealand Medical Journal 117(1188), 2003.

Cross D, Hall M, Erceg E, Pintabona Y, Hamilton G, Roberts C. The Friendly Schools Project: An empirically grounded school bullying program. Australian Journal of Guidance and Counselling. 13(1): 36-46, 2003.

Davis P, Lay-Yee R, Briant R, Scott A. Preventable in-hospital medical injury under the "no fault" system in New Zealand. Quality and Safety in Health Care 12(4): 251-56, 2003.

Davis P, Lay-Yee R, Scott A, Briant R, Schug S. Acknowledgement of "no fault" medical injury: review of patients' hospital records in New Zealand. British Medical Journal 326: 79-80, 2003.

Fear H and Barnett P. Holding fast: the experience of collaboration in a competitive environment. Health Promotion International 18(1):5-14, 2003.

Hamilton G, Cross D, Lower T, Resnicow K, Williams P. School policy: What helps to reduce teenager smoking? Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 5(4): 507-13, 2003.

Hossain M, Graham PJ, Gower S, Davis P. Hierarchical Bayesian generalised linear models with time dependent clustering: Assessing the effect of health sector reform on patient outcomes in New Zealand. Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology 4(3):169-86, 2003.

Malcolm L, Wright L, Barnett P, Hendry C. Building a successful partnership between management and clinical leadership: experience from New Zealand. British Medical Journal, 326:653-4, 2003.

Sheerin IG, Green FT, Sellman JD. The costs of not treating hepatitis C virus infection in injecting drug users in New Zealand. Drug and Alcohol Review 22(2) (June)159 –67, 2003.

Surgenor LJ, Plumridge EW, Horn J. "Knowing one's self" anorexic: implications for therapeutic practice. International Journal of Eating Disorders 33: 22-32, 2003.

Chapters in Books

Davis P, Lin V. Public health in Australia and New Zealand. In R. Beaglehole (ed.), Global Public Health. Oxford Medical Publications (Oxford University Press, Oxford) pp 191-208, 2003.

Gower S, Finlayson M, Turnbull J. Hospital restructuring: the impact on nursing. In R. Gould (ed.), Continuity amid Chaos. Health care management and delivery in New Zealand. University of Otago Press, Dunedin, pp 123-136, 2003.

Technical Reports

Davis P, Jenkin G, Coope P. New Zealand Socio-economic index 1996. An update and revision of the New Zealand Socio-economic index of Occupational Status. Statistics New Zealand, Wellington. 2003


Abel G, Plumridge L, Graham P. Peers, networks or relationships: strategies for understanding social dynamics as determinants of smoking behaviour. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy 9(4) : 325-38, 2002.

Barnett P and Newberry S. Reshaping community mental health services in a restructured state: New Zealand 1984-97. Public Management Review 4(2):187-208, 2002.

Blakely T, Woodward A, Pearce N, Salmond C, Kiro C, Davis P. Socio-economic factors and mortality among 25-64 year olds followed from 1991 to 1994: The New Zealand Census-Mortality Study. New Zealand Medical Journal 115 (1149): 93-7, 2002

Brown P, McArthur C, Newby L, Lay-Yee R, Davis P, Briant R. Cost of medical injury in New Zealand: a retrospective cohort study. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy 7 Suppl 1: S1:29-34, 2002.

Corwin P, Abel G, Wells JE, Coughlan E, Bagshaw S, Sutherland M and Plumridge L. Chlamydia trachomatis prevalence and sexual behaviour in Christchurch high school students. New Zealand Medical Journal 115 (1158):107-14, 2002.

Davis P. Health policy: drawing on a 'global laboratory'. Social Science and Medicine 54 (3): 323-4, 2002.

Davis P, Gribben B, Lay-Yee R, Scott A. How much variation in clinical activity is there between general practitioners? A multi-level analysis of decision-making in primary care. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy 7(4) : 202-8, 2002.

Davis P, Lay-Yee R, Briant R, Ali W, Scott A, Schug S. Adverse events in New Zealand public hospitals I: occurrence and impact. New Zealand Medical Journal 115 (1167), 2002.

Davis P, Lay-Yee R, Fitzjohn J, Hider P, Briant R, Schug S. Compensation for medical injury in New Zealand: does "no fault" increase the level of claims-making and reduce its social and clinical selectivity? Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 27(5) :833-54, 2002.

Davis P, Lay-Yee R, Fitzjohn J, Hider P, Schug S, Briant R, Scott A. Co-morbidity and health outcomes in three Auckland hospitals. New Zealand Medical Journal 115 (1153): 211-215, 2002.

Finlayson MP, Gower SE. Hospital restructuring: identifying the impact on patients and nurses. Nursing Praxis in New Zealand 18(1) 27-35, 2002.

Khan N, Davis P, Wilkinson TJ, Sellman JD, Graham P. Drinking patterns among older people in the community: hidden from medical attention? New Zealand Medical Journal 115 (1148): 72-5, 2002.

Pearce N, Davis P, Sporle A. Persistent social class mortality differences in New Zealand men aged 15-64: an analysis of mortality during 1995-97. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 26: 17-22, 2002.

Plugge E, Fletcher L & Stewart-Brown S. Injury morbidity in 18-64 years olds: impact and risk factors. Journal of Public Health Medicine 24(1): 27-33, 2002.

Plumridge EW, Fitzgerald L and Abel G. Performing coolness: smoking refusal and adolescent identities. Health Education Research,17(2): 167-79, 2002.

Richardson A, Sutherland M, Wells E, Toop L, Plumridge L. Factors affecting general practitioner involvement in a randomised controlled trial in primary care. New Zealand Medical Journal 115 (1151): 153-5, 2002.

Sporle A, Pearce N, Davis P. Social class mortality differences in Maori and non-Maori men aged 15-64 during the last two decades. New Zealand Medical Journal 115 (1150): 127-31, 2002.

Surgenor LJ, Horn J, Plumridge EW, Hudson SM. Anorexia nervosa and psychological control: a reexamination of selected theoretical accounts. European Eating Disorders Review 10(2): 85-101, 2002.

Weir R, Brunton CR, Blakely TA. Chronic liver disease mortality attributable to hepatitis B and C in New Zealand. J Gastroenterol Hepatol 17(5): 582-8, 2002.

Wilkinson TJ, Gower S, Sainsbury R. The earlier, the better: the effect of early community contact on the attitudes of medical students to older people. Medical Education 36(6): 540-2, 2002.

Chapters in books

Davis P. Problems, politics, and processes: public health sciences and policy in developed countries. In R. Detels, J. McEwen, R. Beaglehole, H. Tanaka (eds.), Oxford Textbook of Public Health, volume 2. 4th. Edition. (Oxford University Press, New York and Oxford). pp937-50, 2002.

Davis P, Mathers C, Graham P. Health expectancy in Australia and New Zealand. In JM Robine, C Jagger, C Mathers, E Crimmins, R Suzman. REVES (eds.) Determining Health Expectancies. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons,Ltd, 2002.

Technical reports

Cox B, Richardson A, Brown T (eds). BreastScreen Aotearoa: December 1998 to December 2000. BreastScreen Aotearoa Independent Monitoring Group Report to the Ministry of Health. March 2002. Technical Report No. 33. Hugh Adam Cancer Epidemiology Unit. University of Otago, 2002.

Kirk R, Barnett P, Clayden C, Heckert K, Pitama S, Richards D, Cumming J, Penrose A, Siataga P. Evaluation of the Pegasus Health Global Budget Contract. New Zealand Health Technology Assessment (NZHTA), 2002.