A list of research projects in which analysis has been completed via SURE are listed below. A number of these studies are linkage studies using the 45 and Up Study data linked to health and other records. Those studies are marked with a * – see the 45 and Up Study Research Projects section for more information.

Cancer

Economic analysis of the social costs of skin cancer in NSW    

Lead organisation: Cancer Institute NSW

Workspace established: 2012

Project Status: Complete

Hormone therapies for early breast cancer: Health outcomes and policy implications in Australian clinical practice

Lead organisation: School of Population Health, University of Western Australia

Workspace established: 2012

Project Status: Current

The cost effectiveness of managing individuals at high risk of melanoma in a ‘high-risk clinic’ compared with standard care

Lead organisation: School of Public Health, University of Sydney

Workspace established: 2013

Project Status: Current

Population-level relevance of risk factors for cancer     

Lead organisation: Prince of Wales Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales

Workspace established: 2015

Project Status: Current

Developing indicators of cancer progression and recurrence in NSW using linked NSW Cancer Registry data, Admitted Patients Collection data, Emergency Department data, MBS and PBS Health Insurance data and ABS and RBDMS death data

Lead organisation: Cancer Institute NSW

Workspace established: 2014

Project Status: Current

Factors relating to cancer incidence, care and outcomes in the 45 and Up Study

Lead organisation: Cancer Council of NSW

Workspace established: 2015

Project Status: Current

A population-based examination of cancer in NSW farmers      

Lead organisation: Australian Centre for Agricultural Health and Safety, University of Sydney

Workspace established: 2013

Project Status: Current

BreastScreen NSW and 45 and up study data linkage

Lead organisation: Cancer Institute NSW

Workspace established: 2015

Project Status: Current

Risks and benefits of breast cancer screening: BreastScreen WA cohort study of overdiagnosis and breast cancer mortality

Lead organisation: Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Melbourne

Workspace established: 2016

Project Status: Current

Diabetes

Investigating best practice primary health care for older Australians with diabetes using data linkage

Lead organisation: Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales

Workspace established: 2012

Project Status: Current

Cardiovascular Health

Novel and established risk factors for cardiovascular and metabolic disease        

Lead organisation: Australian National University and the George Institute

Workspace established: 2014

Project Status: Current

Primary care

The finance and economics of primary health care

Lead organisation: Economics Discipline Group, University of Technology Sydney

Workspace established: 2014

Project Status: Current

Regional level modelling of patient catchment areas – defining and analysing variation in primary health care need, utilisation and cost

Lead organisation: Centre for Health Research, University of Western Sydney and Australian National University

Workspace established: 2012

Project Status: Current

Use of primary care, health events, health services use and costs in the 45 and Up Study

Lead organisation: Centre for Big Data Research in Health, School of Medicine, University of New South Wales

Workspace established: 2012

Project Status: Current

Using Health Services

Burden and costs of chronic diseases

Lead organisation: The Sax Institute & the Centre for Health Research, University of Western Sydney

Workspace established: 2012

Project Status: Complete

Validation of self-reported PSA testing in men aged 45 and Up Study

Lead organisation: The Sax Institute & the Centre for Health Research, University of Western Sydney

Workspace established: 2012

Project Status: Complete

Risk management and funding structures: an econometric panel data analysis of health insurance in Australia

Lead organisation: Economics Discipline Group, University of Technology Sydney

Workspace established: 2012

Project Status: Current

Impact on prescriber behaviour and patient health outcomes of national QUM programs – Antithrombotic Agents

Lead organisation: National Centre for Epidemiology & Population Health, Australian National University

Workspace established: 2012

Project Status: Current

Evaluation of osteoporosis management: Treatment effectiveness, policy utilisation and impacts on fracture incidence      

Lead organisation: Institute of Bone and Joint Research, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney

Workspace established: 2012

Project Status: Current

Patient waiting times at public hospitals and the demand for private care

Lead organisation: Economics Discipline Group, University of Technology Sydney

Workspace established: 2013

Project Status: Current

High risk prescribing in older people        

Lead organisation: National Centre for Epidemiology & Population Health, Australian National University

Workspace established: 2014

Project Status: Current

The utilisation of medications during pregnancy and the associated health outcomes

Lead organisation: Centre for Big Data Research in Health, School of Medicine, University of New South Wales

Workspace established: 2014

Project Status: Current

Mapping the outcomes of calls to healthdirect Australia  

Lead organisation: Centre for Big Data Research in Health, School of Medicine, University of New South Wales

Workspace established: 2014

Project Status: Current

Comorbidity and risk factors for chronic diseases

Lead organisation: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Workspace established: 2014

Project Status: Current

Health service utilisation before and after a diagnosis of cancer

Lead organisation: Cancer Institute NSW & School of Public Health, University of Sydney

Workspace established: 2015

Project Status: Current

Effects of Reducing Prescription Drug Co-payments among Indigenous Australians    

Lead organisation: Centre for Health Policy, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne

Workspace established: 2015

Project Status: Current

Transitions between home, hospital and residential aged care for people with and without dementia   

Lead organisation: Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University

Workspace established: 2015

Project Status: Current

Patient Experience Project (PEP): Using patients experiences of adverse events to improve health service delivery and practice

Lead organisation: School of Public Health, University of Sydney

Workspace established: 2015

Project Status: Current

The safety of pharmacotherapies for smoking cessation

Lead organisation: Centre for Big Data Research in Health, UNSW Australia

Workspace established: 2015

Project Status: Current

Outcome and process indicators for enhanced reporting of the performance of the NSW public healthcare system

Lead organisation: NSW Bureau of Health Information

Workspace established: 2015

Project Status: Current

Transitions between home, hospital and residential aged care for people with and without dementia (Injury-related hospital admissions involving patients with dementia in NSW)

Lead organisation: Centre for Health Resilience and Implementation Science (CHRIS), Macquarie University

Workspace established: 2015

Project Status: Current

The use of narcotics and radiological imaging in back pain

Lead organisation: Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University

Workspace established: 2015

Project Status: Current

Fall-related and other health service use in Stepping On participants and other older adults

Lead organisation: The George Institute for Global Health, Musculoskeletal Division

Workspace established: 2015

Project Status: Current

Examining outcomes in chronic disease in the 45 and Up Study

Lead organisation: The George Institute for Global Health

Workspace established: 2015

Project Status: Current

Quantifying the Burden of Disease of Systemic Sclerosis, from data linkage to patient reported outcomes

Lead organisation: St Vincent’s Health, Melbourne

Workspace established: 2016

Project status: Current

The Better Cardiac Care Collaborative Data Linkage Project for New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory

Lead organisation: Centre for Epidemiology and Evidence, NSW Ministry of Health

Workspace established: 2015

Project Status: Current

Living with acute coronary syndrome: what happens to people in early years after discharge from hospital with a coronary event in Australia

Lead organisation: The George Institute for Global Health

Workspace established: 2016

Project Status: Current

Health, Lifestyle Factors and Ageing

Identifying predisposing factors for, and the consequences of, common and emerging infectious diseases: A prospective cohort study of adults

Lead organisation: School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales

Workspace established: 2013

Project Status: Current

Health and quality of life indicators in relation to blood donation status

Lead organisation: Australian Red Cross Blood Service

Workspace established: 2013

Project Status: Current

Using 45 and Up dataset to measure and map fruit and vegetable consumption across different ethnic groups in NSW

Lead organisation: Office of Research Services, University of Western Sydney

Workspace established: 2015

Project Status: Current

Respiratory Outcomes Linkage Study (ROLS) – data linkage using the 45 and Up Study

Lead organisation: Australian Centre for Airways disease Monitoring (ACAM)

Workspace established: 2015

Project Status: Current

 

SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH

Exploring the contribution of individual-, area- and service-level factors to Indigenous Health Outcomes       

Lead organisation: Centre for Big Data Research in Health, School of Medicine, University of New South Wales

Workspace established: 2012

Project Status: Current

The SEEF project: Understanding the impact of the social, economic and environmental factors on the health of Australians in mid – later life; where are the opportunities for prevention?

Lead organisation: School of Public Health, University of Sydney

Workspace established: 2013

Project Status: Current

Socioeconomic status, depression and risk of stroke: analysis of 750,000 participants from two prospective cohort studies

Lead organisation: School of Population Health, University of Queensland

Workspace established: 2015

Project Status: Current

Health outcomes and service utilisation in a cohort of people who inject drugs, sex workers and ‘at risk’ young people: a records linkage study

Lead organisation: The Kirby Institute, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Australia

Workspace established: 2016

Project Status: Current

Child Health

Western Australia Intergenerational Foetal Growth Study (WAAIFS)

Lead organisation: School of Public Health, University of Sydney and the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute

Workspace established: 2014

Project Status: Current

Study of Environment on Aboriginal Resilience & Child Health (SEARCH)

Lead organisation: The Sax Institute, Australian National University and the University of Sydney

Workspace established: 2014

Project Status: Current

Infections in childhood, risk factors, sequelae and health system burden  

Lead organisation: Centre for Big Data Research in Health, School of Medicine, University of New South Wales

Workspace established: 2014

Project Status: Current

Seeding Success: identifying factors that contribute to positive early childhood health and development in Aboriginal children

Lead organisation: Centre for Big Data Research in Health, School of Medicine, University of New South Wales

Workspace established: 2015

Project Status: Current

immunisation

Investigating vaccine safety via data linkage of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare National Death Index and the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register  

Lead organisation: The University of Adelaide, School of Paediatrics & Reproductive Health

Workspace established: 2014

Project Status: Current

Linkage of the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register and state-based registers to evaluate and inform Australia’s immunisation program  

Lead organisation: School of Public Health & Community Medicine, University of New South Wales

Workspace established: 2015

Project Status: Current

Other

 Factors associated with men and women’s workforce participation    

Lead organisation: Ageing, Disability & Homecare, NSW Family & Community Services

Workspace established: 2013

Project Status: Current

Move or stay? Migration intentions for retirement           

Lead organisation: Centre for Demography, Research and Policy (CDRP), NSW Department of Planning and Environment

Workspace established: 2014

Project Status: Current

Investigating the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society CORE data    

Lead organisation: Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society

Workspace established: 2014

Project Status: Current

The social and spatial patterning of health outcomes, (un)healthy lifestyles and health service use: Evidence on trajectories, transitions and tipping points in the 45 and Up Longitudinal Study

Lead organisation: School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney

Workspace established: 2015

Project Status: Current

Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre Health Market Quality Program – Health Round Table Research

Lead organisation: Capital Market CRC Limited (CMCRC)

Workspace established: 2015

Project Status: Current

Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study

Lead organisation: NSW Department of Family and Community Services (FACS)

Workspace established: 2015

Project Status: Current

The Australian and New Zealand Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons (ANZSCTS) National Cardiac Surgery Database Program

Lead organisation: ANZSCTS, Centre of Cardiovascular Research and Education, Monash University

Workspace established: 2015

Project Status: Current

 

Dynamic simulation modelling to support strategy dialogues for the prevention of alcohol related harm in NSW

Lead organisation: The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre

Workspace established: 2016

Project Status: Current

 

AIHW Hosting of DSS Jason Dataset

Lead organisation: AIHW Data Intigration Services Centre

Workspace established: 2016

Project Status: Current