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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., Brewer, N., & Bowden, N. (2021). Social impacts and costs of schizophrenia: A national cohort study using New Zealand linked administrative data. New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1537), 66-83. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Cunningham, R., Milner, A., Gibb, S., Rijnberg, V., Disney, G., & Kavanagh, A. M. (2021). Gendered experiences of unemployment, suicide and self-harm: A population-level record linkage study. Psychological Medicine. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1017/s0033291721000994

Shackleton, N., Li, E., Gibb, S., Kvalsvig, A., Baker, M., Sporle, A., … Milne, B. J. (2021). The relationship between income poverty and child hospitalisations in New Zealand: Evidence from longitudinal household panel data and Census data. PLoS ONE, 16(1), e0243920. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0243920

D'Souza, S., Bowden, N., Gibb, S., Shackleton, N., Audas, R., Hetrick, S., Taylor, B., & Milne, B. (2020). Medication dispensing for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder to New Zealand youth. New Zealand Medical Journal, 133(1522), 84-95. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Petrović-van der Deen, F., Cunningham, R., Manuel, J., Gibb, S., Porter, R. J., Pitama, S., Crowe, M., Crengle, S., & Lacey, C. (2020). Exploring indigenous ethnic inequities in first episode psychosis in New Zealand: A national cohort study. Schizophrenia Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2020.09.004

Cunningham, R., Kvalsvig, A., Peterson, D., Kuehl, S., Gibb, S., McKenzie, S., Thornley, L., & Every-Palmer, S. (2018). Stocktake report for the Mental Health and Addiction Inquiry: A background report prepared for the Inquiry panel. Commissioned by Mental Health and Addiction Inquiry. Wellington, New Zealand: EleMent Research Group, University of Otago. 267p. Retrieved from https://mentalhealth.inquiry.govt.nz/whats-new/resources/university-of-otago-stocktake-report-for-the-mental-health-and-addiction-inquiry

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.

Commissioned Report for External Body

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

Working Paper; Discussion Paper; Technical Report

Cunningham, R., Milner, A., Gibb, S., Rijnberg, V., Disney, G., & Kavanagh, A. M. (2021). Gendered experiences of unemployment, suicide and self-harm: A population-level record linkage study. Psychological Medicine. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1017/s0033291721000994

Journal - Research Article

Gibb, S., Brewer, N., & Bowden, N. (2021). Social impacts and costs of schizophrenia: A national cohort study using New Zealand linked administrative data. New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1537), 66-83. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Article

Shackleton, N., Li, E., Gibb, S., Kvalsvig, A., Baker, M., Sporle, A., … Milne, B. J. (2021). The relationship between income poverty and child hospitalisations in New Zealand: Evidence from longitudinal household panel data and Census data. PLoS ONE, 16(1), e0243920. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0243920

Journal - Research Article

Bowden, N., Gibb, S., Thabrew, H., Kokaua, J., Audas, R., Merry, S., Taylor, B., & Hetrick, S. E. (2020). Case identification of mental health and related problems in children and young people using the New Zealand Integrated Data Infrastructure. BMC Medical Informatics & Decision Making, 20, 42. doi: 10.1186/s12911-020-1057-8

Journal - Research Article

Bowden, N., Thabrew, H., Kokaua, J., Audas, R., Milne, B., Smiler, K., … Taylor, B., & Gibb, S. (2020). Autism spectrum disorder/Takiwātanga: An Integrated Data Infrastructure-based approach to autism spectrum disorder research in New Zealand. Autism, 24(8), 2213-2227. doi: 10.1177/1362361320939329

Journal - Research Article

D'Souza, S., Bowden, N., Gibb, S., Shackleton, N., Audas, R., Hetrick, S., Taylor, B., & Milne, B. (2020). Medication dispensing for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder to New Zealand youth. New Zealand Medical Journal, 133(1522), 84-95. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Article

Leong, K. S. W., McLay, J., Derraik, J. G. B., Gibb, S., Shackleton, N., Taylor, R. W., … Audas, R., Taylor, B., … Cutfield, W. S. (2020). Associations of prenatal and childhood antibiotic exposure with obesity at age 4 years. JAMA Network Open, 3(1), e1919681. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.19681

Journal - Research Article

Petrović-van der Deen, F., Cunningham, R., Manuel, J., Gibb, S., Porter, R. J., Pitama, S., Crowe, M., Crengle, S., & Lacey, C. (2020). Exploring indigenous ethnic inequities in first episode psychosis in New Zealand: A national cohort study. Schizophrenia Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2020.09.004

Journal - Research Article

Bowden, N., Gibb, S., Thabrew, H., Audas, R., Camp, J., Taylor, B., & Hetrick, S. (2019). IDI trends in antidepressant dispensing to New Zealand children and young people between 2007/08 and 2015/16. New Zealand Medical Journal, 132(1505), 48-61. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Article

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

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, 43(2), 176-181. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12881

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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.

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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.

Journal - Research Article

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.

Journal - Research Article

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.

Journal - Research Article

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.

Journal - Research Article

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.

Journal - Research Article

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.

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

Walesby, K. E., Exeter, D. J., Gibb, S., Wood, P. C., Starr, J. M., & Russ, T. C. (2020). Prevalence and geographical variation of dementia in New Zealand from 2012 to 2015: Brief report utilising routinely collected data within the Integrated Data Infrastructure. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 39, 297-304. doi: 10.1111/ajag.12790

Journal - Research Other

Milne, B. J., Atkinson, J., Blakely, T., Day, H., Douwes, J., Gibb, S., … Teng, A. (2019). Data Resource Profile: The New Zealand Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI). International Journal of Epidemiology, 48(3), 677-677e. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyz014

Journal - Research Other

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.

Journal - Professional & Other Non-Research Articles

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]

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

Gibb, S., Brewer, N., Puig, A., & Bell, J. (2019). Prevalence and impact of schizophrenia in the New Zealand population. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 53(Suppl. 1 ), (pp. 140). doi: 10.1177/0004867419836919

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Bowden, N., Gibb, S., Thabrew, H., Audas, R., Camp, J., Taylor, B., & Hetrick, S. (2018). IDI trends in antidepressant dispensing to New Zealand children and young people between 2007/08 and 2015/16. Proceedings of the 4th Pharmacoepidemiology Research Network Symposium. (pp. 24-25). Retrieved from https://www.otago.ac.nz/pharmacoepidemiology

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/

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

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

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

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