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Sheree Gibb, Department of Public Health

Sheree Gibb ThumbnailMSc, PhD

Senior Research Fellow

Contact details 

Tel: +64 4 918 5086
Email: sheree.gibb@otago.ac.nz

Research interests and activities 

Sheree has a background in longitudinal health and social research and completed her PhD with the Christchurch Health and Development Study. Her current interests are in the use of administrative data for health and social research. She is a leading expert in the Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI) and is currently working on a range of research projects using IDI data.

Sheree is a member of the Virtual Health Information Network and the EleMent research group. She is part of the Big Data team for A Better Start National Science Challenge.

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Publications

Gibb, S., Shackleton, N., Audas, R., Taylor, B., Swinburn, B., Zhu, T., Taylor, R., … Milne, B. (2019). Child obesity prevalence across communities in New Zealand: 2010-2016. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12881

Gibb, S., Milne, B., Shackleton, N., Taylor, B. J., & Audas, R. (2019). How universal are universal preschool health checks? An observational study using routine data from New Zealand's B4 School Check. BMJ Open, 9(4), e025535. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025535

Gibb, S., Bycroft, C., & Matheson-Dunning, N. (2016). Identifying the New Zealand resident population in the Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI): Census transformation. Commissioned by Statistics New Zealand. Wellington, New Zealand. 23p.

Gibb, S. J., Fergusson, D. M., Horwood, L. J., & Boden, J. M. (2015). Early motherhood and long-term economic outcomes: Findings from a 30-year longitudinal study. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 25(1), 163-172. doi: 10.1111/jora.12122

Gibb, S., & Das, S. (2015). Quality of geographic information in the Integrated Data Infrastructure. Commissioned by Statistics New Zealand. Wellington, New Zealand. 20p.

Commissioned Report for External Body

Gibb, S., Bycroft, C., & Matheson-Dunning, N. (2016). Identifying the New Zealand resident population in the Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI): Census transformation. Commissioned by Statistics New Zealand. Wellington, New Zealand. 23p.

Gibb, S., & Das, S. (2015). Quality of geographic information in the Integrated Data Infrastructure. Commissioned by Statistics New Zealand. Wellington, New Zealand. 20p.

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Working Paper; Discussion Paper; Technical Report

Gibb, S., & Beautrais, A. (2004). Attempted suicide in Canterbury. Christchurch, New Zealand: Canterbury Suicide Project, Christchurch School of Medicine & Health Sciences, University of Otago. 57p.

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Journal - Research Article

Gibb, S., Shackleton, N., Audas, R., Taylor, B., Swinburn, B., Zhu, T., Taylor, R., … Milne, B. (2019). Child obesity prevalence across communities in New Zealand: 2010-2016. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12881

Gibb, S., Milne, B., Shackleton, N., Taylor, B. J., & Audas, R. (2019). How universal are universal preschool health checks? An observational study using routine data from New Zealand's B4 School Check. BMJ Open, 9(4), e025535. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025535

Gibb, S. J., Fergusson, D. M., Horwood, L. J., & Boden, J. M. (2015). Early motherhood and long-term economic outcomes: Findings from a 30-year longitudinal study. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 25(1), 163-172. doi: 10.1111/jora.12122

Gibb, S. J., Fergusson, D. M., Horwood, L. J., & Boden, J. M. (2014). The effects of parenthood on workforce participation and income for men and women. Journal of Family & Economic Issues, 35(1), 14-26. doi: 10.1007/s10834-013-9353-4

Gibb, S. J., Fergusson, D. M., & Boden, J. M. (2013). Gender differences in paid and unpaid work: Findings from a New Zealand birth cohort. Policy Quarterly, 9(3), 65-71.

Gibb, S. J., Fergusson, D. M., & Horwood, L. J. (2012). Childhood family income and life outcomes in adulthood: Findings from a 30-year longitudinal study in New Zealand. Social Science & Medicine, 74(12), 1979-1986. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2012.02.028

Gibb, S. J., Fergusson, D. M., & Horwood, L. J. (2012). Working hours and alcohol problems in early adulthood. Addiction, 107(1), 81-88. doi: 10.1111/j.1360-0443.2011.03543.x

Swain, N. R., Gibb, S. J., Horwood, L. J., & Fergusson, D. M. (2012). Alcohol and cannabis abuse/dependence symptoms and life satisfaction in young adulthood. Drug & Alcohol Review, 31(3), 327-333. doi: 10.1111/j.1465-3362.2011.00339.x

Gibb, S. J., Fergusson, D. M., & Horwood, L. J. (2011). Relationship duration and mental health outcomes: Findings from a 30-year longitudinal study. British Journal of Psychiatry, 198(1), 24-30. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.110.083550

Gibb, S. J., Horwood, L. J., & Fergusson, D. M. (2011). Bullying victimization/perpetration in childhood and later adjustment: Findings from a 30 year longitudinal study. Journal of Aggression, Conflict & Peace Research, 3(2), 82-88. doi: 10.1108/17596591111132891

Gibb, S. J., Fergusson, D. M., & Horwood, L. J. (2011). Relationship separation and mental health problems: Findings from a 30-year longitudinal study. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 45(2), 163-169. doi: 10.3109/00048674.2010.529603

Gibb, S. J., Beautrais, A. L., & Surgenor, L. J. (2010). Health-care staff attitudes towards self-harm patients. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 44(8), 713-720. doi: 10.3109/00048671003671015

Gibb, S. J., Fergusson, D. M., & Horwood, L. J. (2010). Burden of psychiatric disorder in young adulthood and life outcomes at age 30. British Journal of Psychiatry, 197, 122-127. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.109.076570

Beautrais, A. L., Gibb, S. J., Faulkner, A., Fergusson, D. M., & Mulder, R. T. (2010). Postcard intervention for repeat self-harm: Randomised controlled trial. British Journal of Psychiatry, 197(1), 55-60. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.109.075754

Beautrais, A. L., Gibb, S. J., Fergusson, D. M., Horwood, L. J., & Larkin, G. L. (2009). Removing bridge barriers stimulates suicides: An unfortunate natural experiment. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 43(6), 495-497.

Gibb, S. J., Fergusson, D. M., & Horwood, L. J. (2009). Sources of the gender wage gap in a New Zealand birth cohort. Australian Journal of Labour Economics, 12(3), 281-298.

Gibb, S. J., & Fergusson, D. M. (2009). Research note: Gender differences in educational participation and achievement across subject areas. New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 44(1), 83-91.

Gibb, S. J., Fergusson, D. M., & Horwood, L. J. (2008). Gender differences in educational achievement to age 25. Australian Journal of Education, 52(1), 63-80.

Gibb, S. J., Fergusson, D. M., & Horwood, L. J. (2008). Effects of single-sex and coeducational schooling on the gender gap in educational achievement. Australian Journal of Education, 52(3), 301-317.

Gibb, S. J., Beautrais, A. L., & Fergusson, D. M. (2005). Mortality and further suicidal behaviour after an index suicide attempt: A 10-year study. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 39, 95-100.

Gibb, S., & Beautrais, A. (2004). Epidemiology of attempted suicide in Canterbury Province, New Zealand (1993-2002). New Zealand Medical Journal, 117(1205). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/117-1205/1141/content.pdf

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Journal - Professional & Other Non-Research Articles

Fergusson, D. M., Horwood, L. J., & Gibb, S. J. (2011). Childhood family income and later outcomes: Results of a 30 year longitudinal study. Children, (79), 24-28.

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

Beautrais, A. L., & Gibb, S. (2006). Outcome following suicide attempt. Proceedings of the Australian-Japanese Perspective on Suicide Prevention Symposium. (pp. 39-50). Canberra, Australia: Department of Health and Ageing. [Full Paper]

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Gibb, S. (2011). Relationship duration and mental health: Findings from a 30-year longitudinal study. Proceedings of the 17th Biennial Conference of the Australasian Human Development Association (AHDA). (pp. 28). Retrieved from http://www.otago.ac.nz/ahda2011/

Larkin, G. L., Beautrais, A. L., Gibb, S. J., & Laing, S. (2008). The epidemiology of presentations for suicidal ideation to the emergency department. Proceedings of the 3rd Asia Pacific Regional Conference of the International Association for Suicide Prevention. (pp. 52). IASP. Retrieved from http://csrp.hku.hk/iasp2008/iasp_abstract_content_all.pdf

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