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Jude Ball, Department of Public Health

Profile_Jude_BallBA(Psych), MA(Crit Psych), GradDipPH

Research Fellow; ASPIRE2025

Contact details

Tel +64 21 544 207
Fax +64 4 389 5319
Email jude.ball@otago.ac.nz

Research interests and activities

Jude has been a research fellow in the ASPIRE 2025 research collaboration since November 2014. She has a background in health promotion and applied research.

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Publications

Ball, J., Sim, D., & Edwards, R. (2018). Addressing ethnic disparaties in adolescent smoking: Is reducing exposure to smoking in the home a key? Nicotine & Tobacco Research, nty053. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/ntr/nty053

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

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

Sim, D., Ball, J., & Edwards, R. (2018). The effect of tobacco price changes on adolescent smoking. Proceedings of the Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco (SRNT) 24th Annual Meeting. (pp. 178). Retrieved from http://www.srnt.org/

Ball, J., Sim, D., Edwards, R., & Waa, A. (2018). Exposure to smoking in the home: A key to reducing ethnic disparities in smoking among adolescents? Proceedings of the Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco (SRNT) 24th Annual Meeting. (pp. 299). Retrieved from http://www.srnt.org/

Commissioned Report for External Body

Ball, J., & Thornley, L. (2015). Effective community-level change: What makes community-level initiatives effective and how can central government best support them? Commissioned by Ministry of Social Development and Superu. Wellington, New Zealand: Quigley and Watts. 61p.

Ball, J., & Watts, C. (2015). External evaluation of fruit in schools: Final report. Commissioned by 5+ A Day Charitable Trust. Wellington, New Zealand: Quigley and Watts Limited. 37p. Retrieved from http://www.unitedfresh.co.nz/unitedfresh/assets/ FIS%20EXTERNAL%20EVALUATION%20-%20FINAL%20REPORT%20JAN%202015.pdf

Ball, J., & Thornley, L. (2014). Youth Mental Health Project: Research review and synthesis. Commissioned by SuPERU, Families Commission. Wellington, New Zealand: Quigley and Watts Limited. 89p.

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Working Paper; Discussion Paper; Technical Report

Borsting, T., & Ball, J. (2014). Environmental scan: The status of community water fluoridation in New Zealand: March 2013 - July 2014 [National Fluoridation Information Service Review]. Wellington, New Zealand: National Fluoridation Information Service. 49p.

Ball, J. (2013). Effectiveness of relationship education programmes in schools for years 7-13: A rapid literature review prepared for Families Commission. Families Commission. Wellington, New Zealand: Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit. 76p. Retrieved from http://thehub.superu.govt.nz/publication/effectiveness-relationship-education-programmes-schools-years-7%E2%80%9313-pdf

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Chapter in Book - Research

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

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Journal - Research Article

Ball, J., Sim, D., & Edwards, R. (2018). Addressing ethnic disparaties in adolescent smoking: Is reducing exposure to smoking in the home a key? Nicotine & Tobacco Research, nty053. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/ntr/nty053

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

Thornley, L., Ball, J., Signal, L., Lawson-Te Aho, K., & Rawson, E. (2013). Building community resilience: Learning from the Canterbury earthquakes. In A. Zander & H. Came (Eds.), Proceedings of the Public Health Association Conference: Partnership or Collaboration: Is there a difference? (pp. 139-141). Auckland, New Zealand: Public Health Association. [Full Paper]

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Sim, D., Ball, J., & Edwards, R. (2018). The effect of tobacco price changes on adolescent smoking. Proceedings of the Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco (SRNT) 24th Annual Meeting. (pp. 178). Retrieved from http://www.srnt.org/

Ball, J., Sim, D., Edwards, R., & Waa, A. (2018). Exposure to smoking in the home: A key to reducing ethnic disparities in smoking among adolescents? Proceedings of the Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco (SRNT) 24th Annual Meeting. (pp. 299). Retrieved from http://www.srnt.org/

Ball, J., Edwards, R., & Cook, H. (2017). Why are the adolescents of today in many high-income countries less likely to smoke, drink, take drugs or have sexual intercourse than those of the 1990s? Proceedings of the 15th World Congress on Public Health. Retrieved from https://wcph2017.entegyapp.com/Page/60/16

Ball, J., Sim, D., Erick, S., & Edwards, R. (2017). Declining exposure to smoking in the home is an important driver of rapidly declining smoking in 14-15 year olds in New Zealand. Proceedings of the 23rd Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco (SRNT) Annual Meeting. (pp. 260). Retrieved from http://www.srnt.org/

Hoek, J., Ball, J., Gifford, H., Tautolo, E.-S., Edwards, R., Erick, S., & Taylor, T. (2017). Young adult smokers' perceptions of endgame interventions: A qualitative analysis. Proceedings of the 23rd Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco (SRNT) Annual Meeting. (pp. 98-99). Retrieved from http://www.srnt.org/

Ball, J., Edwards, R., & Cook, H. (2017). Why are New Zealand's rates of teen smoking, drinking, drug use and pregnancy much lower now than in the 1990s? Proceedings of the New Zealand Public Health Association (PHA) Conference. 10. Retrieved from http://www.conference.co.nz/phanz17

Ball, J., Edwards, R., Waa, A., & Tautolo, E.-S. (2016). Appraisal of radical options for achieving New Zealand's Smokefree 2025 goal: Maori, Pacific, and policy experts perspectives. Proceedings of the 22nd Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) Annual Meeting. (pp. 165). Retrieved from http://www.srnt.org/?page=AnnualMtg

Ball, J. (2015). What do policy experts think of tobacco endgame policy options? Proceedings of the Public Health Association Conference. (pp. 108). Retrieved from https://www.ivvy.com/event/PHA15/

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Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Ball, J. (2016, October). Trends in smoking prevalence (Māori). Verbal presentation at the ASPIRE Workshop, Wellington, New Zealand.

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