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Health Sciences profile

Dr Ella Iosua

PositionSenior Research Fellow
QualificationsBA PGDipApStat PGCertPH PhD(Otago)
Research summaryBiostatistics

Research

I am a Consulting Biostatistician in the Biostatistics Centre in the Division of Health Sciences. My main responsibility is to provide biostatistical expertise to health researchers.

Publications

Heath, L., Egan, R., Ross, J., Iosua, E., Walker, R., & MacLeod, R. (2021). Preparing nurses for palliative and end of life care: A survey of New Zealand nursing schools. Nurse Education Today. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2021.104822

Nie, L., Smith-Han, K., Iosua, E., & Walker, S. (2021). New Zealand medical students’ views of euthanasia/assisted dying across different year levels. BMC Medical Education, 21, 125. doi: 10.1186/s12909-021-02558-2

McAnally, H. M., Iosua, E., Sligo, J. L., Belsky, J., Spry, E., Letcher, P., … Williams, S., McGee, R., Bolton, A. E., & Hancox, R. J. (2021). Childhood disadvantage and adolescent socioemotional wellbeing as predictors of future parenting behaviour. Journal of Adolescence, 86, 90-100. doi: 10.1016/j.adolescence.2020.12.005

Reeder, A. I., Iosua, E. E., McNoe, B., & Petersen, A.-C. L. (2020). SunSmart accreditation and use of a professional policy drafting service: Both positively and independently associated with high sun protective hat scores derived from primary school policies. Journal of Skin Cancer, 2020, 9695080. doi: 10.1155/2020/9695080

Heath, L., Egan, R., Ross, J., Iosua, E., Walker, R., & MacLeod, R. (2020). Teaching palliative care skills. Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand, 26(10), 16-17.

Journal - Research Article

Heath, L., Egan, R., Ross, J., Iosua, E., Walker, R., & MacLeod, R. (2021). Preparing nurses for palliative and end of life care: A survey of New Zealand nursing schools. Nurse Education Today. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2021.104822

McAnally, H. M., Iosua, E., Sligo, J. L., Belsky, J., Spry, E., Letcher, P., … Williams, S., McGee, R., Bolton, A. E., & Hancox, R. J. (2021). Childhood disadvantage and adolescent socioemotional wellbeing as predictors of future parenting behaviour. Journal of Adolescence, 86, 90-100. doi: 10.1016/j.adolescence.2020.12.005

Nie, L., Smith-Han, K., Iosua, E., & Walker, S. (2021). New Zealand medical students’ views of euthanasia/assisted dying across different year levels. BMC Medical Education, 21, 125. doi: 10.1186/s12909-021-02558-2

Reeder, A. I., Iosua, E. E., McNoe, B., & Petersen, A.-C. L. (2020). SunSmart accreditation and use of a professional policy drafting service: Both positively and independently associated with high sun protective hat scores derived from primary school policies. Journal of Skin Cancer, 2020, 9695080. doi: 10.1155/2020/9695080

Heath, L., Egan, R., Ross, J., Iosua, E., Walker, R., & MacLeod, R. (2020). Teaching palliative care skills. Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand, 26(10), 16-17.

Richards, R., McNoe, B., Iosua, E., Reeder, A., Egan, R., Marsh, L., Robertson, L., Maclennan, B., Dawson, A., Quigg, R., & Petersen, A.-C. (2018). Cancer information seeking among adult New Zealanders: A national cross-sectional study. Journal of Cancer Education, 33(3), 610-614. doi: 10.1007/s13187-016-1136-9

Richards, R., McNoe, B., Iosua, E., Reeder, A. I., Egan, R., Marsh, L., Robertson, L., Maclennan, B., Latu, A. T. F., Quigg, R., & Petersen, A.-C. (2017). Cancer mortality, early detection and treatment among adult New Zealanders: Changes in perceptions between 2001 and 2014/5. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 18(12), 3401-3406. doi: 10.22034/APJCP.2017.18.12.3401

Gwynne-Jones, D. P., Lash, H. W. R., James, A. W., Iosua, E. E., & Matheson, J. A. (2017). The Morscher Press Fit Acetabular component: An independent long term review at 18 -22 years. Journal of Arthroplasty, 32(8), 2444-2449. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2017.02.052

Anitelea, T., Iosua, E., Ebramjee, A., & Gwynne-Jones, D. (2017). The outcomes of patients returned to general practitioner after being declined hip and knee replacement. New Zealand Medical Journal, 130(1464), 25-32. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Marsh, L., Iosua, E., McGee, R., & White, J. (2017). New Zealand adolescents' discouragement of smoking among their peers. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 41(5), 497-501. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12698

Cameron, C., Iosua, E., Parry, M., Richards, R., & Jaye, C. (2017). More than just numbers: Challenges for professional statisticians. Statistics Education Research Journal, 16(2), 362-375. Retrieved from http://iase-web.org/Publications.php?p=SERJ

Richards, R., McNoe, B., Iosua, E., Reeder, A. I., Egan, R., Marsh, L., Robertson, L., Maclennan, B., Dawson, A., Quigg, R., & Petersen, A.-C. (2017). Changes in awareness of cancer risk factors among adult New Zealanders (CAANZ): 2001 to 2015. Health Education Research, 32(2), 153-162. doi: 10.1093/her/cyx036

Taylor, R. W., Iosua, E., Heath, A.-L. M., Gray, A. R., Taylor, B. J., Lawrence, J. A., Hanna, M., Cameron, S. L., Sayers, R., & Galland, B. (2017). Eating frequency in relation to BMI in very young children: A longitudinal analysis. Public Health Nutrition, 20(8), 1372-1379. doi: 10.1017/S1368980017000143

Baddock, S. A., Tipene-Leach, D., Williams, S. M., Tangiora, A., Jones, R., Iosua, E., Macleod, E. C., & Taylor, B. J. (2017). Wahakura versus bassinet for safe infant sleep: A randomized trial. Pediatrics, 139(2), e20160162. doi: 10.1542/peds.2016-0162

Richards, R., McNoe, B., Iosua, E., Reeder, A., Egan, R., Marsh, L., Robertson, L., Maclennan, B., Dawson, A., Quigg, R., & Petersen, A.-C. (2017). Cancer Awareness in Aotearoa New Zealand (CAANZ), 2001 and 2015: Study protocols. Journal of Cancer Education, 32(4), 745-748. doi: 10.1007/s13187-016-1050-1

Richards, R., McNoe, B., Iosua, E., Reeder, A. I., Egan, R., Marsh, L., Robertson, L., Maclennan, B., Latu, A. T. F., Quigg, R., & Petersen, A.-C. (2017). Knowledge of evidence-based cancer risk factors remains low among New Zealand adults: Findings from two cross-sectional studies, 2001 and 2015. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 18(11), 2931-2936. doi: 10.22034/apjcp.2017.18.11.2931

Robertson, L., Iosua, E., McGee, R., & Hancox, R. J. (2016). Non-daily, low-rate daily, and high-rate daily smoking in young adults: A 17 year follow-up. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 18(5), 943-949. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntv167

Reeder, A. I., McNoe, B. M., & Iosua, E. E. (2016). Sun protection practices in New Zealand secondary schools: A 2014 baseline study. Preventive Medicine Reports, 3, 257-263. doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2016.03.001

Gwynne-Jones, D., & Iosua, E. (2016). Rationing of hip and knee replacement: Effect on the severity of patient-reported symptoms and the demand for surgery in Otago. New Zealand Medical Journal, 129(1432), 59-66. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Gwynne-Jones, D. P., Iosua, E. E., & Stout, K. M. (2016). Rationing for total hip and knee arthroplasty using the New Zealand Orthopaedic Association score: Effectiveness and comparison with patient-reported scores. Journal of Arthroplasty, 31(5), 957-962. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2015.11.022

Iosua, E. E., Gray, A. R., McGee, R., Landhuis, C. E., Keane, R., & Hancox, R. J. (2014). Employment among schoolchildren and its associations with adult substance use, psychological well-being, and academic achievement. Journal of Adolescent Health, 55(4), 542-548. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2014.03.018

Reeder, A. I., Iosua, E., Gray, A. R., & Hammond, V. A. (2014). Validity and reliability of the Munsell soil color charts for assessing human skin color. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, 23(10), 2041-2047. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.epi-14-0269

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Journal - Research Other

Olsson, C. A., Spry, E., Letcher, P., McAnally, H., Thomson, K., Macdonald, J., … Iosua, E., Sligo, J., … McGee, R., … Hancox, R. J., & Patton, G. C. (2020). The Australian and New Zealand Intergenerational Cohort Consortium: A study protocol for investigating mental health and well-being across generations. Longitudinal & Life Course Studies, 11(2), 267-281. doi: 10.1332/175795920x15792720930280

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