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Health Sciences profile

Dr Jude Ball

PositionSenior Research Fellow
DepartmentDepartment of Public Health (Wellington)
QualificationsBA(Psych), MA(Crit Psych), GradDipPH
Research summaryTobacco control

Research

Jude is a Senior Research Fellow and has been with the ASPIRE 2025 research collaboration since November 2014. She has a background in health promotion and applied research.

Publications

Fleming, T., Ball, J., Bavin, L., Rivera-Rodriguez, C., Peiris-John, R. J., Crengle, S., … Clark, T. C. (2022). Mixed progress in adolescent health and wellbeing in Aotearoa New Zealand 2001–2019: A population overview from the Youth2000 survey series. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/03036758.2022.2072349

Ball, J., Crossin, R., Boden, J., Crengle, S., & Edwards, R. (2022). Long-term trends in adolescent alcohol, tobacco and cannabis use and emerging substance use issues in Aotearoa New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/03036758.2022.2060266

Ball, J., Fleming, T., Drayton, B., Sutcliffe, K., Lewycka, S., & Clark, T. C. (2021). New Zealand Youth19 survey: Vaping has wider appeal than smoking in secondary school students, and most use nicotine-containing e-cigarettes. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.13169

Chambers, T., Hales, S., Shaw, C., Baker, M., Ball, J., Cleghorn, C., & Wilson, N. (2021). New Zealand's Climate Change Commission report: The critical need to address the missing health co-benefits of reducing emissions. New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1542), 109-118. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Ball, J., Zhang, J., Stanley, J., Waa, A., Gurram, N., & Edwards, R. (2021). Has increasing internet use due to smartphone uptake contributed to the decline in adolescent smoking? Drug & Alcohol Review. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/dar.13378

Vohra, S., Amo-Danso, G., & Ball, J. (2013). Health impact assessment and its role in shaping government policy-making: The use of health impact assessment at national policy level in England. In M. O'Mullane (Ed.), Integrating health impact assessment with the policy process: Lessons and experiences from around the world. (pp. 76-87). Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/med/9780199639960.003.0007

Chapter in Book - Research

Fleming, T., Ball, J., Bavin, L., Rivera-Rodriguez, C., Peiris-John, R. J., Crengle, S., … Clark, T. C. (2022). Mixed progress in adolescent health and wellbeing in Aotearoa New Zealand 2001–2019: A population overview from the Youth2000 survey series. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/03036758.2022.2072349

Journal - Research Article

Ball, J., Fleming, T., Drayton, B., Sutcliffe, K., Lewycka, S., & Clark, T. C. (2021). New Zealand Youth19 survey: Vaping has wider appeal than smoking in secondary school students, and most use nicotine-containing e-cigarettes. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.13169

Journal - Research Article

Ball, J., Zhang, J., Stanley, J., Waa, A., Gurram, N., & Edwards, R. (2021). Has increasing internet use due to smartphone uptake contributed to the decline in adolescent smoking? Drug & Alcohol Review. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/dar.13378

Journal - Research Article

Ball, J., Edwards, R., Sim, D., Cook, H., & Denny, S. (2020). What explains the decline in adolescent binge-drinking in New Zealand? International Journal of Drug Policy, 84, 102826. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2020.102826

Journal - Research Article

Ball, J., Sim, D., & Edwards, R. (2019). Addressing ethnic disparities in adolescent smoking: Is reducing exposure to smoking in the home a key? Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 21(4), 430-438. doi: 10.1093/ntr/nty053

Journal - Research Article

Ball, J., Sim, D., Edwards, R., Fleming, T., Denny, S., Cook, H., & Clark, T. (2019). Declining adolescent cannabis use occurred across all demographic groups and was accompanied by declining use of other psychoactive drugs, New Zealand, 2001-2012. New Zealand Medical Journal, 132(1500), 12-24. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Article

Ball, J., Sim, D., & Edwards, R. (2018). Why has adolescent smoking declined dramatically? Trend analysis using repeat cross-sectional data from New Zealand 2002-2015. BMJ Open, 8(10), e020320. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020320

Journal - Research Article

Ball, J., Hoek, J., Tautolo, E. S., & Gifford, H. (2017). New Zealand policy experts' appraisal of interventions to reduce smoking in young adults: A qualitative investigation. BMJ Open, 7(12), e017837. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017837

Journal - Research Article

Hoek, J., Ball, J., Gray, R., & Tautolo, E.-S. (2017). Smoking as an 'informed choice': Implications for endgame strategies. Tobacco Control, 26(6), 669-673. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2016-053267

Journal - Research Article

Ball, J., Stanley, J., Wilson, N., Blakely, T., & Edwards, R. (2016). Smoking prevalence in New Zealand from 1996–2015: A critical review of national data sources to inform progress toward the Smokefree 2025 goal. New Zealand Medical Journal, 129(1439), 11-22. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Article

Thornley, L., Ball, J., Signal, L., Lawson-Te Aho, K., & Rawson, E. (2015). Building community resilience: Learning from the Canterbury earthquakes. Kōtuitui, 10(1), 23-35. doi: 10.1080/1177083X.2014.934846

Journal - Research Article

Ball, J., Crossin, R., Boden, J., Crengle, S., & Edwards, R. (2022). Long-term trends in adolescent alcohol, tobacco and cannabis use and emerging substance use issues in Aotearoa New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/03036758.2022.2060266

Journal - Research Other

Ball, J., Stanley, J., Zhang, J., Gurram, N., Waa, A., & Edwards, R. (2021). Time to revisit school decile groupings in health research? New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1531), 120-122. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Other

Ball, J., Zhang, J., Hammond, D., Boden, J., Stanley, J., & Edwards, R. (2021). The rise of cannabis vaping: Implications for survey design. New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1540), 95-98. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Other

Chambers, T., Hales, S., Shaw, C., Baker, M., Ball, J., Cleghorn, C., & Wilson, N. (2021). New Zealand's Climate Change Commission report: The critical need to address the missing health co-benefits of reducing emissions. New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1542), 109-118. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Other

Ball, J. (2020). Commentary on Chan et al. (2020): Solving the puzzle of why substance use is declining among young people requires a multi-substance perspective. Addiction, 115(1), 156-157. doi: 10.1111/add.14817

Journal - Research Other

Ball, J., Gurram, N., & Martin, G. (2020). Adolescent cannabis use continues its downward trend, New Zealand 2012-2018. New Zealand Medical Journal, 133(1510), 91-93. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Other

Hoek, J., & Ball, J. (2020). Tobacco 21: An opportunity to reduce tobacco availability and increase smokefree settings? Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 22(7), 1252-1253. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntz182

Journal - Research Other

Logan, S., Twine, S., Bromiley, G., Curtis, H., Ball, J., & Edwards, R. (2018). Factors influencing the smoking status of ex-prisoners reintegrating into the community after release: A pilot study. New Zealand Medical Journal, 131(1470), 94-96. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Other

Edwards, R., Sim, D., Ball, J., Hoek, J., Beaglehole, R., & Waa, A. (2017). Surveys show exposure to smoking in cars among Year 10 children is not decreasing: Time for the Government to act. New Zealand Medical Journal, 130(1458), 56-58. Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Other

Jaine, R., Edwards, R., Ball, J., Sim, D., Thomson, G., & Beaglehole, R. (2017). Overwhelming support for smokefree cars that are carrying children: Is the Government listening? New Zealand Medical Journal, 130(1465), 104-106. Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Other

Ball, J., Edwards, R., Waa, A., Bradbrook, S. K., Gifford, H., Cunningham, C., Hoek, J., Blakely, T., Wilson, N., Thomson, G., & Taylor, S. (2016). Is the NZ Government responding adequately to the Māori Affairs Select Committee's 2010 recommendations on tobacco control? A brief review. New Zealand Medical Journal, 129(1428), 93-97. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Other

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