The wealth of data in the 45 and Up Study provides researchers with unprecedented opportunities to understand how Australians are ageing. Almost 600 researchers are using the Study and more than 215 research papers have been published to date.

Projects under way using the data are investigating a wide range of important health issues and yielding many important findings.

Here you will find a full list of publications associated with the Study. Please note that some of these papers link to abstracts only; you will need to pay or use your organisation’s site license to read the full text.


Full list of publications to October 2017

Oct-Dec 2017 

Bharadwaj P, Pai MM, Suziedelyte A. Mental health stigma. Economics Letters. 2017;159:57-60. doi:10.1016/j.econlet.2017.06.028

Gnjidic D, Du W, Pearson S-A, Hilmer S, Banks E. Ascertainment of self-reported prescription medication use compared with pharmaceutical claims data. Public Health Research and Practice. 2017;27(4):e734170. doi:10.17061/phrp27341702

Mayne DJ, Morgan GG, Jalaludin BB, Bauman AE. The contribution of area-level walkability to geographic variation in physical activity: a spatial analysis of 95,837 participants from the 45 and Up Study living in Sydney, Australia. Population Health Metrics. 2017;15(1):38. doi:10.1186/s12963-017-0149-x

Ussher JM, Perz J, Rose D, Dowsett GW, Chambers S, Williams S, et al. Threat of Sexual Disqualification: The Consequences of Erectile Dysfunction and Other Sexual Changes for Gay and Bisexual Men With Prostate Cancer. Archives of Sexual Behavior. 2017;46(7):2043-57. doi:10.1007/s10508-016-0728-0

Jul-Sep 2017

Bartlett M, Wang J, Hay L, Pang G. Health service use in the older person with complex health needs. Australian Health Review. 2017.

El Masri A, Kolt GS, Astell-Burt T, George ES. Lifestyle behaviours of Lebanese-Australians: cross-sectional findings from the 45 and Up Study. PLoS One. 2017;12(7):e0181217. doi 10.1371/journal.pone.0181217

Kricker A, Weber M, Sitas F, Banks E, Rahman B, Goumas C, et al. Early life UV and risk of basal and squamous cell carcinoma in New South Wales, Australia. Photochemistry and Photobiology. 2017:n/a-n/a. doi:10.1111/php.12807

Lopez D, Kemp-Casey A, Saunders C, Roughead E, Boyle F, Bulsara M, et al. Clinical consultations and investigations before and after discontinuation of endocrine therapy in women with primary breast cancer. Public Health Research and Practice. 2017;27(3). doi:10.17061/phrp2731726

Lujic S, Simpson JM, Zwar N, Hosseinzadeh H, Jorm L. Multimorbidity in Australia: Comparing estimates derived using administrative data sources and survey data. PloS One. 2017;12(8):e0183817. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0183817

Majeed T, Forder PM, Mishra G, Kendig H, Byles JE. Exploring workforce participation patterns and chronic diseases among middle-aged Australian men and women over the life course. Journal of Aging and Health. 2017;29(2):343-61. doi:10.1177/0898264316635586

Tran DT, Gibson A, Randall D, Havard A, Byrne M, Robinson M, et al. Compliance with telephone triage advice among adults aged 45 years and older: an Australian data linkage study. BMC Health Services Research. 2017;17(1):512. doi:10.1186/s12913-017-2458-y

Walton MM, Harrison R, Kelly P, Smith-Merry J, Manias E, Jorm C, et al. Patients’ reports of adverse events: a data linkage study of Australian adults aged 45 years and over. BMJ Quality and Safety. 2017:1-8. doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2016-006339

Wang JJJ, Bartlett M, Ryan L. Non-ignorable missingness in logistic regression. Statistics in Medicine. 2017;36(19):3005-21. doi:10.1002/sim.7349

Welsh J, Korda RJ, Joshy G, Butterworth P, Brown A, Banks E. Psychological distress and ischaemic heart disease: cause or consequence? Evidence from a large prospective cohort study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 2017.

Apr-Jun 2017

Burns RA, Loh V, Byles JE, Kendig HL. The impact of childhood parental quality on mental health outcomes in older adults. Aging and Mental Health. 2017:1-7. doi:10.1080/13607863.2017.1317331

Du W, Pearson S, Buckley N, Day C, Banks E. Diagnosis-based and external cause-based criteria to identify adverse drug reactions in hospital ICD-coded data: application to an Australia population-based study. Public Health Research and Practice. 2017;27(2):e2721716. doi:10.17061/phrp2721716

Johar M, Mu C, Van Gool K, Wong CY. Bleeding Hearts, Profiteers, or Both: Specialist Physician Fees in an Unregulated Market. Health economics. 2017;26(4):528-35. doi:10.1002/hec.3317

Kemp-Casey A, Roughead EE, Saunders C, Boyle F, Bulsara M, Preen DB. Switching between endocrine therapies for primary breast cancer: Frequency and timing in Australian clinical practice. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2017;13(2):e161-e70. doi:10.1111/ajco.12600

Majeed T, Forder PM, Tavener M, Vo K, Byles J. Work after age 65: a prospective study of Australian men and women. Australasian Journal of Ageing. 2017;36(2):158-64. doi:10.1111/ajag.12382

O’Loughlin K, Loh V, Kendig H. Carer characteristics and health, wellbeing and employment outcomes of older Australian Baby Boomers. Journal of Cross-Cultural Geronotology. 2017. doi:10.1007/s10823-017-9321-9

Wang JJJ, Bartlett M, Ryan L. On the impact of nonresponse in logistic regression: application to the 45 and Up study. BMC Medical Research Methodology. 2017;17(1):80. doi:10.1186/s12874-017-0355-z

Jan-Mar 2017

Chen Y, Glass K, Liu B, Korda RJ, Riley TV, Kirk MD. Burden of Clostridium difficile infection: Associated hospitalization in a cohort of middle-aged and older adults. American Journal of Infection Control. 2017. doi:10.1016/j.ajic.2016.12.006

Chen Y, Glass K, Liu B, Riley TV, Korda R, Kirk MD. A population-based longitudinal study of Clostridium difficile infection-related hospitalization in mid-age and older Australians. Epidemiology and Infection. 2017;145(3):575-82. doi:10.1017/S0950268816002260

Chong S, Ding D, Byun R, Comino E, Bauman A, Jalaludin B. Lifestyle changes after a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Spectrum. 2017;30(1):43-50. doi:10.2337/ds15-0044

Feng X, Astell-Burt T. Impact of a type 2 diabetes diagnosis on mental health, quality of life, and social contacts: a longitudinal study. BMJ Open Diabetes Research and Care. 2017;5(1):e000198. doi:10.1136/bmjdrc-2016-000198

Fiebig DG, Johar M. Forecasting with micro panels: the case of health care costs. Journal of Forecasting. 2017;36(1):1-15. doi:10.1002/for.2409

Goldsbury D, Weber M, Yap S, Banks E, O’Connell DL, Canfell K. Identifying incident colorectal and lung cancer cases in health service utilisation databases in Australia: a validation study. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. 2017;17(1):23. doi:10.1186/s12911-017-0417-5

Jin K, Neubeck L, Gullick J, Koo F, Ding D. Marked differences in cardiovascular risk profiles in middle-aged and older Chinese residents: Evidence from a large Australian cohort. International Journal of Cardiology. 2017;227:347-54. doi:10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.11.062

Joshy G, Soga K, Korda RJ, Patel MI, Banks E. Factors related to receipt of non-cancer-related transurethral prostatectomy: findings from a large prospective study of 106 769 middle-aged and older Australian men. BMJ Open. 2017;7(2):e013737. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013737

Kettlewell N, Stavrunova O, Yerokhin O. Premium subsidies and demand for private health insurance: results from a regression discontinuity design. Applied Economics Letters. 2017:1-6. doi:10.1080/13504851.2017.1299094

Korda RJ, Du W, Day C, Page K, Macdonald PS, Banks E. Variation in readmission and mortality following hospitalisation with a diagnosis of heart failure: prospective cohort study using linked data. BMC Health Services Research. 2017;17(1):220. doi:10.1186/s12913-017-2152-0

Mihrshahi S, Ding D, Gale J, Allman-Farinelli M, Banks E, Bauman AE. Vegetarian diet and all-cause mortality: evidence from a large population-based Australian cohort – the 45 and Up Study. Preventive Medicine. 2017;97:1-7. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2016.12.044

Skinner A, Havard A, Tran DT, Jorm LR. Access to Subsidized Smoking Cessation Medications by Australian Smokers Aged 45 Years and Older: A Population-Based Cohort Study. Nicotine & Tobacco Research. 2017;19(3):342-50. doi:10.1093/ntr/ntw202

Watts CG, Cust AE, Menzies SW, Mann GJ, Morton RL. Cost-Effectiveness of Skin Surveillance Through a Specialized Clinic for Patients at High Risk of Melanoma. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2017;35(1):63-71. doi:10.1200/JCO.2016.68.4308

Weber M, Yap S, Goldsbury D, Manners D, Tammemagi M, Marshall H, et al. Identifying high risk individuals for targeted lung cancer screening: independent validation of the PLCOM2012 risk prediction tool. International Journal of Cancer. 2017;141(2):242-53. doi:10.1002/ijc.30673


Oct-Dec 2016

Chen Y, Glass K, Liu B, Riley T, Korda R, Kirk M. A population-based longitudinal study of Clostridium difficile infection-related hospitalization in middle-aged and older adults. Epidemiology and Infection 2017;145( 3), 575-582. doi:10.1093/ofid/ofw172.1625

Chen Y, Glass K, Liu B, Hope K, Kirk M. Salmonella infection in middle-aged and older adults: incidence and risk factors from the 45 and Up Study. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 2016. doi:10.1089/fpd.2016.2170

Chen Y, Liu B, Glass K, Du W, Banks E, Kirk M. Use of proton pump inhibitors and the risk of hospitalization for infectious gastroenteritis. PloS One. 2016;11(12):e0168618. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0168618

Gu M, Johar M. Profiling hospital utilization in a mixed public–private system. Applied Economics. 2016;49(4):361-75. doi:10.1080/00036846.2016.1197371

Karki S, Dyda A, Newall A, Heywood A, MacIntyre CR, McIntyre P, et al. Comparison of influenza vaccination coverage between immigrant and Australian-born adults. Vaccine. 2016. doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2016.10.012

Korda RJ, Soga K, Joshy G, Calabria B, Attia J, Wong D, et al. Socioeconomic variation in incidence of primary and secondary major cardiovascular disease events: an Australian population-based prospective cohort study. International Journal for Equity in Health. 2016;15(1):189. doi:10.1186/s12939-016-0471-0

Liu Z, Moorin R, Worthington J, Tofler G, Bartlett M, Khan R, et al. Using large‐scale linkage data to evaluate the effectiveness of a national educational program on antithrombotic prescribing and associated stroke prevention in primary care. Journal of the American Heart Association. 2016;5(10). doi:10.1161/jaha.116.003729

Mazumdar S, Butler D, Bagheri N, Konings P, Girosi F, Feng X, et al. How useful are Primary Care Service Areas? Evaluating PCSAs as a tool for measuring Primary Care Practitioner access. Applied Geography. 2016;72:47-54. doi:10.1016/j.apgeog.2016.05.005

Jul-Sep 2016

Comino E, Harris E, Page J, McDonald J, Harris M. The 45 and Up Study: a tool for local population health and health service planning to improve integration of healthcare. Public Health Research and Practice. 2016;26(3). doi:e2631629

Di Angelantonio E, Bhupathiraju SN, Wormser D, Gao P, Kaptoge S, de Gonzalez AB, et al. Body-mass index and all-cause mortality: individual-participant-data meta-analysis of 239 prospective studies in four continents. The Lancet. 2016;388(10046):776-86. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(16)30175-1

Falster MO, Jorm LR, Leyland AH. Visualising linked health data to explore health events around preventable hospitalisations in NSW Australia. BMJ Open. 2016;6(9):e012031. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012031

Joshy G, Arora M, Korda RJ, Chalmers J, Banks E. Is poor oral health a risk marker for incident cardiovascular disease hospitalisation and all-cause mortality? Findings from 172 630 participants from the prospective 45 and Up Study. BMJ Open. 2016;6(8). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012386

Karki S, Newall AT, MacIntyre CR, Heywood AE, McIntyre P, Banks E, et al. Healthcare Resource Utilisation Associated with Herpes Zoster in a Prospective Cohort of Older Australian Adults. PloS One. 2016;11(8):e0160446. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0160446

Macniven R, Richards J, Gubhaju L, Joshy G, Bauman A, Banks E, et al. Physical activity, healthy lifestyle behaviors, neighborhood environment characteristics and social support among Australian Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal adults. Preventive Medicine Reports. 2016;3:203-10. doi:10.1016/j.pmedr.2016.01.006

Nguyen B, Bauman A, Ding D. Incident type 2 diabetes in a large Australian cohort study: does physical activity or sitting time alter the risk associated with body mass index? Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 2016:1-21. doi:10.1123/jpah.2016-0184

Apr-Jun 2016

Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Kolt GS. Large-scale investment in green space as an intervention for physical activity, mental and cardiometabolic health: study protocol for a quasi-experimental evaluation of a natural experiment. BMJ Open. 2016;6(4):e009803. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009803

Bauman A, Phongsavan P, Cowle A, Banks E, Jorm L, Rogers K, et al. Maximising follow-up participation rates in a large scale 45 and Up Study in Australia. Emerging Themes in Epidemiology.  2016;13:6. doi:10.1186/s12982-016-0046-y

Feng X, Astell-Burt T. Does area of residence influence weight loss following a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes? Fixed effects longitudinal analysis of 54,707 middle-to-older aged Australians. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 2016;116:123-6. doi:10.1016/j.diabres.2016.04.022

Feng X, Astell-Burt T. What types of social interactions reduce the risk of psychological distress? Fixed effects longitudinal analysis of a cohort of 30,271 middle-to-older aged Australians. Journal of Affective Disorders. 2016;204:99-102. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2016.06.041

Gu M, Johar M. Economic Incentives in Health Care: The Case of Assigning Patients as “Not Ready for Care”. Economic Papers: A Journal of Applied Economics and Policy. 2016;35(2):130-41. doi:10.1111/1759-3441.12137

Gubhaju L, Banks E, Macniven R, Joshy G, McNamara BJ, Bauman A, et al. Factors relating to participation in follow-up to the 45 and Up Study in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal individuals. BMC Medical Research Methodology. 2016;16(1):53. doi:10.1186/s12874-016-0155-x

Kendig H, Loh V, O’Loughlin K, Byles J, Nazroo JY. Pathways to well-being in later life: socioeconomic and health determinants across the life course of Australian baby boomers. Journal of Population Ageing. 2016;9:49-67. doi:10.1007/s12062-015-9132-0

Jan-Mar 2016

Byles JE, Vo K, Forder PM, Thomas L, Banks E, Rodgers B, et al. Gender, mental health, physical health and retirement: a prospective study of 21,608 Australians aged 55-69 years. Maturitas. 2016;87:40-8. doi:10.1016/j.maturitas.2016.02.011

Ding D, Grunseit AC, Chau JY, Vo K, Byles J, Bauman AE. Retirement – A Transition to a Healthier Lifestyle? American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2016;51(2):170-8. doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2016.01.019

Kemp-Casey A, Roughead ER, Saunders C, Boyle F, Lopez D, Bulsara M, et al. Breast cancer recurrence following active treatment: determining its incidence in the NSW population. Public Health Research and Practice. 2016;26(1):e2611607. doi:10.17061/phrp2611607

Nguyen B, Bauman A, Gale J, Banks E, Kritharides L et al. Fruit and vegetable consumption and all-cause mortality: evidence from a large Australian cohort study. Intternational Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 2016;13:9. doi:10.1186/s12966-016-0334-5

Tran, B, Falster MO, Girosi Federico, Jorm L. Relationship between use of general practice and healthcare costs at the end of life: a data linkage study in New South Wales, Australia. BMJ Open. 2016;6(1):e009410. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-00941

Tran DT, Jorm LR, Havard A, Harris MF, Comino EJ. Variation in the use of primary care services for diabetes management according to country of birth and geography among older Australians. Primary Care Diabetes. 2016;10(1):66-74. doi:10.1016/j.pcd.2015.07.001

Ussher JM, Perz J, Kellett A, Chambers S, Latini D, Davis ID, et al. Health-related quality of life, psychological distress, and sexual changes following prostate cancer: a comparison of gay and bisexual men with heterosexual men. The Journal of Sexual Medicine. 2016;13(3):425-34. doi:10.1016/j.jsxm.2015.12.026


Oct-Dec 2015

Chen Y, Liu BC, Glass K, Kirk MD. High incidence of hospitalisation due to infectious gastroenteritis in older people associated with poor self-rated health. BMJ Open. 2015;5(12):e010161. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010161

Ding D, Rogers K, van der Ploeg H, Stamatakis E, Bauman AE. Traditional and emerging lifestyle risk behaviors and all-cause mortality in middle-aged and older adults: Evidence from a large population-based Australian cohort. PLoS Medicine. 2015;12(12):e1001917. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001917

Karki S, Gidding HF, Newall AT, McIntyre PB, Liu BC. Risk factors and burden of acute Q fever in older adults in New South Wales: a prospective cohort study. The Medical Journal of Australia. 2015;203(11):438. doi:10.5694/mja15.00391

Paige E, Korda R, Kemp-Casey A, Rodgers B, Dobbins T, Banks E, et al. A record linkage study of antidepressant medication use and weight change in Australian adults. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 2015;49:11. doi:10.1177/0004867415607365

Warren JR, Falster MO, Tran B, Jorm L. Association of continuity of primary care and statin adherence. PloS One. 2015;10(10):e0140008. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0140008

Jul-Sep 2015

Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Kolt GS, Jalaludin B. Does rising crime lead to increasing distress? Longitudinal analysis of a natural experiment with dynamic objective neighbourhood measures. Social Science and Medicine. 2015;138:68–73. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.05.014

Ding D, Gebel K, Freeman B, Bauman AE. Vigorous physical activity and all-cause mortality: A story that got lost in translation. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 2015;12(4):445–6. doi:10.1123/jpah.2015-0291

Dyda A, MacIntyre CR, Banks E, Kaldor J, Newall AT, McIntyre P, et al. Medicare Benefits Schedule data to monitor influenza immunisation in Australian adults.Public Health Research and Practice. 2015;25(4):e2541543. doi:10.17061/phrp2541543

Gubhaju L, Banks E, MacNiven R, McNamara BJ, Joshy G, Bauman A, et al. Physical functional limitations Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal older adults: Associations with socio-demographic factors and health. PloS One. 2015;10(9):e0139364. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0139364

Joshy G, Korda RJ, Abhayaratna WP, Soga K, Banks E. Categorising major cardiovascular disease hospitalisations from routinely collected data. Public Health Research and Practice. 2015;25(3):e2531532. doi:10.17061/phrp2531532

Karki S, McIntyre P, Newall AT, MacIntyre CR, Banks E, Liu B, et al. Risk factors for pertussis hospitalizations in Australians aged 45 years and over: A population based nested case-control study. Vaccine. 2015;33(42):5647–53. doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2015.08.068

Majeed T, Forder P, Mishra G, Kendig H, Byles J. A gendered approach to workforce participation patterns over the life course for an Australian baby boom cohort. Journal of Vocational Behavior. 2015;87:108-22. doi:10.1016/j.jvb.2014.12.004

Roberts MC, Wheeler SB, Reeder-Hayes K. Racial/Ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in endocrine therapy adherence in breast cancer: a systematic review. American Journal of Public Health. 2015;105 Suppl 3:e4-e15. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2014.302490

Sarich PE, Ding D, Sitas F, Weber MF. Co-occurrence of chronic disease lifestyle risk factors in middle-aged and older immigrants: A cross-sectional analysis of 264,102 Australians. Preventive Medicine. 2015;81:209–15. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2015.09.004

Stamatakis E, Rogers K, Ding D, Berrigan D, Chau J, Hamer M, et al. All-cause mortality effects of replacing sedentary time with physical activity and sleeping using an isotemporal substitution model: a prospective study of 201,129 mid-aged and older adults. The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 2015;12:121. doi:10.1186/s12966-015-0280-7

Vo K, Forder PM, Tavener M, Rodgers B, Banks E, Bauman A, et al. Retirement, age, gender and mental health: findings from the 45 and Up Study. Aging and Mental Health. 2015;19(7):647-57. doi:10.1080/13607863.2014.962002

Apr-Jun 2015

Buchmueller TC, Johar M. Obesity and health expenditures: Evidence from Australia. Economics and Human Biology. 2015;17c:42–58. doi:10.1016/j.ehb.2015.01.001

Dyda A, MacIntyre CR, McIntyre P, Newall AT, Banks E, Kaldor J, et al. Factors associated with influenza vaccination in middle and older aged Australian adults according to eligibility for the national vaccination program. Vaccine. 2015;33(29):3299–305. doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2015.05.046

Falster MO, Jorm LR, Douglas KA, Blyth FM, Elliott RF, Leyland AH, et al. Sociodemographic and health characteristics, rather than primary care supply, are major drivers of geographic variation in preventable hospitalizations in Australia. Medical Care. 2015;53(5):436–45. doi:10.1097/MLR.0000000000000342

Gebel K, Ding D, Chey T, Stamatakis E, Brown WJ, Bauman AE. Effect of moderate to vigorous physical activity on all-cause mortality in middle-aged and older Australians. JAMA Internal Medicine. 2015;175(6):970–77. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.0541

Lind JM, Hennessy A, Chiu CL. Association between a women’s age at first birth and high blood pressure. Medicine. 2015;94(16):e697. doi:10.1097/MD.0000000000000697

Morgan JL, Collins K, Robinson TG, Cheung KL, Audisio R, Reed MW, et al. Healthcare professionals’ preferences for surgery or primary endocrine therapy to treat older women with operable breast cancer. European Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2015;41(9):1234-42. doi:10.1016/j.ejso.2015.05.022

Plotnikoff RC, Costigan SA, Short C, Grunseit A, James E, Johnson N, et al. Factors associated with higher sitting time in general, chronic disease, and psychologically-distressed, adult populations: findings from the 45 & Up Study. PloS One. 2015;10(6):e0127689. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0127689

Jan-Mar 2015

Banks E, Joshy G, Weber MF, Liu B, Grenfell R, Egger S, et al. Tobacco smoking and all-cause mortality in a large Australian cohort study: findings from a mature epidemic with current low smoking prevalence. BMC Medicine. 2015;13(1). doi:10.1186/s12916-015-0281-z

Chiu CL, Lind JM. Past oral contraceptive use and self-reported high blood pressure in postmenopausal women. BMC Public Health. 2015;15(1):54. doi:10.1186/s12889-015-1392-3

Comino E, Harris M, Islam M, Tran D, Jalaludin B, Jorm L, et al. Impact of diabetes on hospital admission and length of stay among a general population aged 45 year or more: a record linkage study. BMC Health Services Research. 2015;15(1):12. doi:10.1186/s12913-014-0666-2

Comino EJ, Islam MF, Tran DT, Jorm L, Flack J, Jalaludin B, et al. Association of processes of primary care and hospitalisation for people with diabetes: A record linkage study. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice.] 2015;108(2):296–305. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2015.02.003

Ding D, Chong S, Jalaludin B, Comino E, Bauman AE. Risk factors of incident type 2-diabetes mellitus over a 3-year follow-up: Results from a large Australian sample. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 2015;108(2):306–15. doi:10.1016/j.diabres.2015.02.002

Doiron D, Fiebig DG, Johar M, Suziedelyte A. Does self-assessed health measure health? Applied Economics. 2015;47(2):180-94. doi:10.1080/00036846.2014.967382

Gnjidic D, Pearson SA, Hilmer SN, Basilakis J, Schaffer AL, Blyth F, et al. Manual versus automated coding of free-text self-reported medication data in the 45 and Up Study: a validation study. Public Health Research and Practice. 2015;25(2):e2521518. doi:10.17061/phrp2521518

Guo S, Lucas RM, Joshy G, Banks E. Cardiovascular disease risk factor profiles of 263,356 older Australians according to region of birth and acculturation, with a focus on migrants born in Asia. PloS One. 2015;10(2):e0115627. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0115627

Korda RJ, Joshy G, Paige E, Butler JR, Jorm LR, Liu B, et al. The relationship between body mass index and hospitalisation rates, days in hospital and costs: findings from a large prospective linked data study. PloS One. 2015;10(3):e0118599. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0118599

Liu B, Heywood AE, Reekie J, Banks E, Kaldor JM, McIntye P, et al. Risk factors for herpes zoster in a large cohort of unvaccinated older adults: a prospective cohort study. Epidemiology and Infection. 2015:1-11. doi:10.1017/S0950268814003653

Paige E, Korda RJ, Kemp A, Rodgers B, Banks E. Characteristics of antidepressant medication users in a cohort of mid-age and older Australians. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 2015;49(3):275-90.

Patulny R, Siminski P, Mendolia S. The front line of social capital creation–a natural experiment in symbolic interaction. Social Science and Medicine. 2015;125:8-18. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.04.026

Tran B, Falster MO, Douglas K, Blyth F, Jorm LR. Smoking and potentially preventable hospitalisation: The benefit of smoking cessation in older ages. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2015;150:85–91. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.02.028


Oct-Dec 2014

Chen JS, Simpson JM, Blyth FM, March LM.  Managing osteoporosis with FRAX(R) in Australia: proposed new treatment thresholds from the 45&Up Study cohort.  Bone. 2014;69:148–53. doi:10.1016/j.bone.2014.09.015

Mather T, Banks E, Joshy G, Bauman A, Phongsavan P, Korda RJ. Variation in health inequalities according to measures of socioeconomic status and age. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 2014;38(5):436–40. doi:10.1111/1753-6405.12239

Mazumdar S, Feng X, Konings P, McRae I, Girosi F. A brief report on Primary Care Service Area catchment geographies in New South Wales Australia.  International Journal of Health Geographics. 2014;13:38. doi:10.1186/1476-072X-13-38

McNamara BJ, Banks E, Gubhaju L, Williamson A, Joshy G, Raphael B, et al. Measuring psychological distress in older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Australians: a comparison of the K-10 and K-5. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 2014;38(6):567–73. doi:10.1111/1753-6405.12271

Pedisic Z, Grunseit A, Ding D, Chau JY, Banks E, Stamatakis E, et al. Association between sedentary behaviour and weight gain: A longitudinal study of middle-aged adults in New South Wales, Australia. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 2014;18:e39-e40. doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2014.11.234

Smith DP, Weber MF, Soga K, Korda RJ, Tikellis G, Patel MI, et al. Relationship between lifestyle and health factors and severe lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in 106,435 middle-aged and older Australian men: population-based study. PloS One. 2014;9(10):e109278. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0109278

Steffen A, MacInnis RJ, Joshy G, Giles GG, Banks E, Roder D. Development and validation of a risk score predicting risk of colorectal cancer. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention. 2014. doi:10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-14-0206

Steffen A, Weber MF, Roder DM, Banks E. Colorectal cancer screening and subsequent incidence of colorectal cancer: results from the 45 and Up Study. The Medical Journal of Australia. 2014;201(9):523–7. doi: 10.5694/mja14.00197

van der Ploeg HP, Chey T, Ding D, Chau JY, Stamatakis E et al.  Standing time and all-cause mortality in a large cohort of Australian adults.  Preventive Medicine. 2014;69:187–91. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2014.10.004

Walton M, Smith-Merry J, Harrison R, Manias E, Iedema R, Kelly P. Using patients’ experiences of adverse events to improve health service delivery and practice: protocol of a data linkage study of Australian adults age 45 and above. BMJ Open. 2014;4(10):e006599. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006599

Jul-Sep 2014

Feng X, Astell-Burt T, Kolt GS. Is an index of co-occurring unhealthy lifestyles suitable for understanding migrant health? Preventive Medicine. 2014;69:172–5. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2014.09.015

Doiron D, Fiebig DG, Suziedelyte A. Hips and hearts: the variation in incentive effects of insurance across hospital procedures. Journal of Health Economics. 2014;37:81-97. doi:10.1016/j.jhealeco.2014.06.006

Johar M, Jones G, Savage E. What explains the quality and price of GP services? An investigation using linked survey and administrative data. Health Economics. 2014;23(9):1115-33. doi:10.1002/hec.3071

Korda RJ, Paige E, Yiengprugsawan V, Latz I, Friel S. Income-related inequalities in chronic conditions, physical functioning and psychological distress among older people in Australia: cross-sectional findings from the 45 and up study. BMC Public Health. 2014;14:741. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-741

Lujic S, Watson DE, Randall DA, Simpson JM, Jorm LR. Variation in the recording of common health conditions in routine hospital data: study using linked survey and administrative data in New South Wales, Australia. BMJ Open. 2014;4(9):e005768. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005768

Weber MF, Chiew M, Feletto E, Kahn C, Sitas F, Webster L. Cancer Screening among immigrants living in urban and regional Australia: results from the 45 and up study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health . 2014;11(8):8251–66. doi:10.3390/ijerph110808251

Apr-Jun 2014

Byles JE, Leigh L, Vo K, Forder P, Curryer C. Life space and mental health: a study of older community-dwelling persons in Australia. Aging and Mental Health. 2014:1–9. doi:10.1080/13607863.2014.917607

Charlton K, Kowal P, Soriano MM, Williams S, Banks E, Vo K, et al. Fruit and vegetable intake and body mass index in a large sample of middle-aged Australian men and women. Nutrients. 2014;6(6):2305–19. doi:10.3390/nu6062305

Ding D, Gebel K, Phongsavan P, Bauman AE, Merom D. Driving: a road to unhealthy lifestyles and poor health outcomes  PloS One. 2014;9(6):e94602. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0094602

Feng X, Girosi F, McRae IS. People with multiple unhealthy lifestyles are less likely to consult primary healthcare. BMC Family Practice. 2014;15:126. doi:10.1186/1471-2296-15-126

Harvard A, Jorm LR, Lujic S. Risk adjustment for smoking identified through tobacco use diagnoses in hospital data: a validation study. PloS One. 2014;9(4):e95029. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0095029

Kemp A, Preen DB, Saunders C, Boyle F, Bulsara M, Malacova E, et al. Early discontinuation of endocrine therapy for breast cancer: who is at risk in clinical practice? SpringerPlus. 2014;3:282. doi:10.1186/2193-1801-3-282

Mackenzie L, Curryer C, Byles JE. Narratives of home and place: findings from the Housing and Independent Living Study. Ageing and Society. 2014:1–29. doi:10.1017/s0144686x14000476

Paige E, Korda RJ, Banks E, Rodgers B. How weight change is modelled in population studies can affect research findings: empirical results from a large-scale cohort study. BMJ Open. 2014;4(6):e004860. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-004860

Pedisic Z, Grunseit A, Ding D, Chau JY, Banks E, Stamatakis E, et al. High sitting time or obesity: Which came first? Bidirectional association in a longitudinal study of 31,787 Australian adults. Obesity. 2014;22(10):2126–30. doi:10.1002/oby.20817

Tran B, Falster MO, Douglas K, Blyth F, Jorm LR. Health behaviours and potentially preventable hospitalisation: a prospective study of older Australian adults. PloS One. 2014;9(4):e93111. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0093111

Jan-Mar 2014

Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Kolt GS. Greener neighborhoods, slimmer people? Evidence from 246 920 Australians. International Journal of Obesity. 2014;38(1):156–9. doi:10.1038/ijo.2013.64

Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Kolt GS. Is neighborhood green space associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes? Evidence from 267,072 Australians. Diabetes Care. 2014;37(1):197–201. doi:10.2337/dc13-1325

Banks E, Brown A, Attia J, Joshy G, Korda R, Reddy P, et al. O168 Prospective investigation of psychological distress and incident cardiovascular disease hospitalisation and all-cause mortality, accounting for baseline physical impairment in 203,500 participants in the 45 and Up Study. Global Heart. 2014;9(1):e47–e8. doi:10.1016/j.gheart.2014.03.1378

Bonevski B, Regan T, Paul C, Baker AL, Bisquera A. Associations between alcohol, smoking, socioeconomic status and comorbidities: Evidence from the 45 and Up Study. Drug and Alcohol Review. 2014;33(2):169-76. doi:10.1111/dar.12104

Byles JE, Mackenzie L, Redman S, Parkinson L, Leigh L, Curryer C. Supporting housing and neighbourhoods for healthy ageing: Findings from the Housing and Independent Living Study (HAIL). Australasian Journal on Ageing. 2014;33(1):29-35. doi:10.1111/j.1741-6612.2012.00646.x

Ghassempour S, Girosi F, Maeder A. Clustering multivariate time series using Hidden Markov Models.  International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.. 2014;11(3):2741–63. doi:10.3390/ijerph110302741

Griffin B, Sherman KA, Jones M, Bayl-Smith P. The clustering of health behaviours in older Australians and its association with physical and psychological status, and sociodemographic indicators. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2014;48(2). doi: 10.1007/s12160-014-9589-8

Joshy G, Korda R, Attia J, Liu B, Bauman A, Banks E. Body mass index and incident hospitalisation for cardiovascular disease in 158 546 participants from the 45 and Up Study. International Journal of Obesity [Internet] 2014;38(6):848–56. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2013.192

Joshy G, Korda RJ, Bauman A, Van Der Ploeg HP, Chey T, Banks E. Investigation of methodological factors potentially underlying the apparently paradoxical findings on body mass index and all-cause mortality. PloS One. 2014;9(2):e88641. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0088641

Kemp A, Preen DB, Saunders C, Boyle F, Bulsara M, Holman CD, et al. Women commencing anastrozole, letrozole or tamoxifen for early breast cancer: the impact of comorbidity and demographics on initial choice. PloS One. 2014;9(1):e84835. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0084835

Kendig H, Byles JE, O’Loughlin K, Nazroo JY, Mishra G, Noone J, et al. Adapting data collection methods in the Australian Life Histories and Health Survey: a retrospective life course study. BMJ Open. 2014;4(3):e004476. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004476

Stamatakis E, Grunseit AC, Coombs N, Ding D, Chau JY, Phongsavan P, et al. Associations between socio-economic position and sedentary behaviour in a large population sample of Australian middle and older-aged adults: The Social, Economic, and Environmental Factor (SEEF) Study. Preventive Medicine. 2014;63C:72–80. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2014.03.009


Oct-Dec 2013

Atkins J, Naismith SL, Luscombe GM, Hickie IB. Psychological distress and quality of life in older persons: relative contributions of fixed and modifiable risk factors. BMC Psychiatry. 2013;13(1):249. doi:10.1186/1471-244X-13-249

Bonevski B, Paul C, Jones A, Bisquera A, Regan T. Smoky homes: Gender, socioeconomic and housing disparities in second hand tobacco smoke (SHS) exposure in a large population-based Australian cohort. Preventive Medicine. 2013 doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2013.12.024

Comino EJ, Tran DT, Haas M, Flack J, Jalaludin B, Jorm L, et al. Validating self-report of diabetes use by participants in the 45 and Up Study: a record linkage study. BMC Health Services Research. 2013;13:481. doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-481

Ding D, Rogers K, Macniven R, Kamalesh V, Kritharides L, Chalmers J, et al. Revisiting lifestyle risk index assessment in a large Australian sample: Are sedentary behavior and sleep correlated with health outcomes? Preventive Medicine. 2013. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2013.12.021

Holliday EG, Magee C, Kritharides L, Banks E, Attia J. Short sleep duration is associated with risk of future diabetes but not cardiovascular disease: a prospective study and meta-analysis. PLoS One. 2013. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0082305

Mayne DJ, Morgan GG, Willmore A, Rose N, Jalaludin B, Bambrick H, et al. An objective index of walkability for research and planning in the Sydney Metropolitan Region of New South Wales, Australia: an ecological study. International Journal of Health Geographics. 2013;12:61. doi:10.1186/1476-072X-12-61

Rogers KD, Kemp A, McLachlan AJ, Blyth F. Adverse selection? A multi-dimensional profile of people dispensed opioid analgesics for persistent non-cancer pain. PLoS One. 2013;8(12):e80095. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0080095

Rosenkranz RR, Duncan MJ, Rosenkranz SK, Kolt GS. Active lifestyles related to excellent self-rated health and quality of life: cross sectional findings from 194,545 participants in The 45 and Up Study. BMC Public Health. 2013;13(1):1071. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-1071

Shamshirgaran SM, Jorm L, Bambrick H, Hennessy A. Independent roles of country of birth and socioeconomic status in the occurrence of type 2 diabetes. BMC Public Health. 2013;13(1):1223. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-1223

Trevena JA, Rogers KD, Jorm LR, Churches T, Armstrong B. Quantifying under-reporting of pathology tests in Medical Benefits Schedule claims data. Australian Health Review. 2013;37(5):649–53. doi:10.1071/AH13092

Jul-Sep 2013

Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Kolt GS. Does access to neighbourhood green space promote a healthy duration of sleep? Novel findings from a cross-sectional study of 259 319 Australians. BMJ Open.  2013;3(8). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003094

Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Kolt GS. Mental health benefits of neighbourhood green space are stronger among physically active adults in middle-to-older age: evidence from 260,061 Australians. Preventive Medicine. 2013;57(5):601–6. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2013.08.017

Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Croteau K, Kolt GS. Influence of neighbourhood ethnic density, diet and physical activity on ethnic differences in weight status: a study of 214,807 adults in Australia. Social Science and Medicine. 2013;93:70–7. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2013.06.006

Byles JE, Forder PM, Grulich A, Prestage G. “It’s okay to ask.” Inclusion of sexual orientation questions is feasible in population health surveys. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 2013;37(4):390–1. doi:10.1111/1753-6405.12090

Byles JE, Robinson I, Banks E, Gibson R, Leigh L, Rodgers B, et al. Psychological distress and comorbid physical conditions: disease or disability?  Depression and Anxiety. 2013. doi:10.1002/da.22162

Feng X. On the relationship between weight status and doctor shopping behavior-evidence from Australia. Obesity. 2013;21(11):2225–30. doi:10.1002/oby.20586

Feng X, Astell-Burt T. Neighborhood socioeconomic circumstances and the co-occurrence of unhealthy lifestyles: evidence from 206,457 Australians in the 45 and up study. PLoS One. 2013;8(8):e72643. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0072643

Gubhaju L, McNamara B, Banks E, Joshy G, Raphael B, Williamson A, et al. The overall health and risk factor profile of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participants from the 45 and up study. BMC Public Health. 2013;13:661. doi:10.1186/1471–2458-13-661

Johar M, Jones G, Savage E. The effect of lifestyle choices on emergency department use in Australia. Health Policy. 2013;110(2-3):280-90. doi:10.1016/j.healthpol.2013.02.002

Johar M, Savage E. Discovering unhealthiness: evidence from cluster analysis. Annals of Epidemiology. 2013;23(10):614–9. doi:10.1016/j.annepidem.2013.07.015

Lai J, Lucas R, Armstrong M, Banks E. Prospective observational study of physical functioning, physical activity and time outdoors and the risk of hip fracture: A population based cohort study of 158 057 older adults in the 45 and Up Study. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 2013;28:5. doi:10.1002/jbmr.1963

Magee CA, Holliday EG, Attia J, Kritharides L, Banks E. Investigation of the relationship between sleep duration, all-cause mortality and pre-existing disease. Sleep Medicine. 2013. doi:10.1016/j.sleep.2013.02.002

Phongsavan P, Grunseit AC, Bauman A, Broom D, Byles J, Clarke J, et al. Age, gender, social contacts, and psychological distress: Findings from the 45 and Up Study. Journal of Aging and Health. 2013;25(6):921–43.

Suziedelyte A, Johar M. Can you trust survey responses? Evidence using objective health measures. Economics Letters. 2013;121(2):163–6. doi:10.1016/j.econlet.2013.07.027

Tran DT, Jorm LR, Johnson M, Bambrick H, Lujic S. Prevalence and risk factors of type 2 diabetes in older Vietnam-born Australians. Journal of Community Health. 2013 doi:10.1007/s10900-013-9745-2

Tran DT, Jorm L, Johnson M, Bambrick H, Lujic S. Effects of Acculturation on Lifestyle and Health Status Among Older Vietnam-Born Australians. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health. 2013. doi:10.1177/1010539513491419

Warren JR, Falster MO, Fox D, Jorm L. Factors influencing adherence in long-term use of statins. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 2013. doi:10.1002/pds.3526

Weber MF, Smith DP, O’Connell DL, Patel MI, de Souza PL, Sitas F, et al. Risk factors for erectile dysfunction in a cohort of 108 477 Australian men. The Medical Journal of Australia.  2013;199(2):107–11. doi:10.5694/mja12.11548

Apr-Jun 2013

Adams J, Sibbritt D, Lui C-W, Broom A, Wardle J. Omega-3 fatty acid supplement use in the 45 and Up Study Cohort. BMJ Open. 2013;3:1–8. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-002292

Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Kolt GS. Green space is associated with walking and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) in middle-to-older-aged adults: findings from 203 883 Australians in the 45 and Up Study. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2013. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2012-092006

Feng X, Astell-Burt T, Kolt GS. Do social interactions explain ethnic differences in psychological distress and the protective effect of local ethnic density? A cross-sectional study of 226 487 adults in Australia. BMJ Open. 2013;3(5). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-002713

Harris MF, Islam FM, Jalaludin B, Chen J, Bauman AE, Comino EJ. Preventive care in general practice among healthy older New South Wales residents. BMC Family Practice. 2013;14:83. doi:10.1186/1471-2296-14-83

Latz I, Weber M, Korda R, Smith D, Clements M, et al. Lower urinary tract symptoms in relation to region of birth in 95,393 men: The 45 and Up Study. World Journal of Urology. 2013;31(3):673–82. doi:10.1007/s00345-012-0937-7

Pit S, Shrestha R, Schofield D, Passey M. Partial and complete retirement due to ill-health among mature age Australians. Public Health Journal. 2013;27:6:561–71. doi:10.1016/j.puhe.2012.12.022

Rogers KD, Blyth FM, March LM, Jorm L. A nested case-control analysis of self-reported physical functioning after total knee replacement surgery in the 45 and Up Study Cohort. BMJ Open. 2013;3(7):e002291. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-002291

Schofield D, Shrestha R, Callander E, Byles J, Kimman M. Costs of being a carer: labour force participation and lost earnings among older working-aged Australians. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 2013;37(2):192–3. doi:10.1111/1753-6405.12043

Tooher J, Chiu CL, Yeung K, Lupton SJ, Thornton C, Makris A, et al. High blood pressure during pregnancy is associated with future cardiovascular disease: an observational cohort study. BMJ Open. 2013;3(7). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-002964

Weber MF, Cunich M, Smith DP, Salkeld G, Sitas F, O’Connell D. Sociodemographic and health-related predictors of self-reported mammogram, faecal occult blood test and prostate specific antigen test use in a large Australian study. BMC Public Health. 2013;13:429. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-429

Jan-Mar 2013

Banks E, Joshy G, Abhayaratna WP, Kritharides L, Macdonald PS, Korda RJ, et al. Erectile Dysfunction Severity as a Risk Marker for Cardiovascular Disease Hospitalisation and All-Cause Mortality: A Prospective Cohort Study. PLoS Medicine. 2013;10(1):e1001372. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001372

Cargill J, Lucas R, Gies P, King K, Swaminathan A, Allen MW, et al. Validation of brief questionnaire measures of sun exposure and skin pigmentation against detailed and objective measures including vitamin D status. Photochemistry and Photobiology. 2013;89(1):219–26. doi:10.1111/j.1751-1097.2012.01221.x

Ellis RP, Fiebig DG, Johar M, Jones G, Savage E. Explaining health care expenditure variation: large-sample evidence using linked survey and health administrative data. Health Economics. 2013;22(9):1093-110. doi:10.1002/hec.2916

George E, Rosenkranz R, Kolt G. Chronic disease and sitting time in middle-aged Australian males: findings from the 45 and Up Study. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 2013;10:20. doi:10.1186/1479-5868-10-20

Glozier N, Christensen H, Naismith S, Cockayne N, Donkin L, Neal B, et al. Internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy for Adults with mild to moderate depress]sion and high cardiovascular disease risks: a randomised attention-controlled trial. PLoS One. 2013;8(3):e59139. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0059139

Goldsbury D, Harris M, Pascoe S, Barton M, Olver I, Spigelman A, et al. The varying role of the GP in the pathway between colonoscopy and surgery for colorectal cancer: a restrospective cohort study. BMJ Open. 2013;3(3). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-002325

Gnjidic D, Le Couteur D, Pearson S, McLachlan A, Viney R, Hilmer S, et al. High risk prescribing in older adults: prevalence, clinical and economic implications and potential for intervention at the population level. BMC Public Health. 2013;13:115. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-115

Griffin B, Loh V, Hesketh B. A mental model of factors influencing subjective life expectancy. Social Sciences and Medicine. 2013;82:79–86. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2013.01.026

Kemp A, Preen DB, Saunders C, Holman CD, Bulsara M, Rogers K, et al. Ascertaining invasive breast cancer cases; the validity of administrative and self-reported data sources in Australia. BMC Medical Research Methodology. 2013;13:17. doi:10.1186/1471-2288-13-17

Lupton SJ, Chiu CL, Lujic S, Hennessy A, Lind JM. Association between parity and breastfeeding with maternal high blood pressure. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2013;208:454. doi:10.1016/j.ajog.2013.02.014

Rahman SZ, Basilakis J, Rahmadi A, Lujic S, Musgrave I, Jorm L, et al. Use of serotonergic antidepressants and St John’s wort in older Australians: a population based cohort study. Australasian Psychiatry. 2013;0:0:1–5. doi:10.1177/1039856213475681


Oct-Dec 2012

Jorm LR, Leyland AH, Blyth FM, Elliott RF, Douglas KM, Redman S, et al. Assessing Preventable Hospitalisation InDicators (APHID): protocol for a data-linkage study using cohort study and administrative data. BMJ Open. 2012;2(6). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-002344

Banks E, Herbert N, Mather T, Rogers K, Jorm L. Characteristics of Australian cohort study participants who do and do not take up an additional invitation to join a long-term biobank: The 45 and Up Study. BMC Research Notes. 2012;5(1):655. doi:10.1186/1756-0500-5-655

Korda R, Joshy G, Jorm L, Butler J, Banks E. Inequalities in bariatric surgery in Australia: findings from 49,364 obese participants in a prospective cohort study. The Medical Journal of Australia. 2012;197(11):631–6.

Rosenkranz R, Rosenkranz S, Neessen K. Dietary factors associated with lifetime asthma or hayfever diagnosis in Australian middle-aged and older adults: a cross-sectional study. Nutrition Journal. 2012;11(1):84. doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-84

Rosenkranz R, Rosenkranz S, Duncan M, Kolt G. The influence of physical activity and sitting time on health and quality of life: Results from The 45 and Up Study. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 2012;15:S174. doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2012.11.424

Donkin L, Hickie IB, Christensen H, Naismith SL, Neal B, Cockayne NL, et al. Sampling bias in an internet treatment trial for depression. Translational Psychiatry. 2012;2(10).e174. doi:10.1038/tp.2012.100

Liu B, McIntyre P, Kaldor J, Quinn H, Ridda I, Banks E. Pertussis in older adults: prospective study of risk factors and morbidity. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2012;55(11):1450–6. doi:10.1093/cid/cis627

Byles J, Mackenzie L, Parkinson L, Leigh L, Redman S, Curryer C. Supporting housing and neighbourhoods for healthy ageing: Findings from the Housing and Independent Living Study (HAIL). Australasian Journal on Ageing. 2012. doi:10.1111/j.1741-6612.2012.00646.x

Jul-Sep 2012

Banks E, Herbert N, Rogers K, Mather T, Jorm L. Randomised trial investigating the relationship of response rate for blood sample donation to site of biospecimen collection, fasting status and reminder letter: The 45 and Up Study. BMC Medical Research Methodology. 2012;12:147. doi:10.1186/1471-2288-12-147

Chiu C, Lujic S, Thornton C, O’Loughlin A, Makris A, Hennessy A, et al. Menopausal hormone therapy is associated with having high blood pressure in postmenopausal women: Observational cohort study. PLoS One. 2012;7(7):e40260. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0040260

George E, Kolt G, Jorm L, Lujic S. Physical activity and psychological distress in older men: Findings from the New South Wales 45 and Up Study. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. 2012;20(3):300–16.

Johar M. Do doctors charge high-income patients more? Economics Letters. 2012;117(3):596–99. doi:10.1016/j.econlet.2012.07.024

Johar M, Jones G, Savage E. Healthcare expenditure profile of older Australians: Evidence from linked survey and health administrative data. Economic Papers. 2012;31(4):451–63. doi:10.1111/1759-3441.12009

Jorm L, Shepherd L, Rogers K, Blyth F. Smoking and use of primary care services: findings from a population-based cohort study linked with administrative claims data. BMC Health Services Research. 2012;12:263. doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-263

Korda R, Liu B, Clements M, Bauman A, Jorm L, Bambrick HJ, et al. Prospective cohort study of body mass index and the risk of hospitalisation: findings from 246,361 participants in the 45 and Up Study. International Journal of Obesity. 2012. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2012.155

Magee C, Kritharides L, Attia J, McElduff P, Banks E. Short and long sleep duration are associated with prevalent cardiovascular disease in Australian adults. Journal of Sleep Research. 2012;21(4):441–7. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2869.2011.00993.x

Sibbritt D, Adams J, Lui C-W, Broom A, Wardle J.  Who uses glucosamine and why? A study of 266,848 Australians aged 45 years and older.  PLoS One. 2012 7(7):e41540. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0041540

Tran D, Jorm L, Lujic S, Bambrick H, Johnson M. Country of birth recording in Australian hospital morbidity data: accuracy and predictors. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 2012;36(4):310–16. doi:10.1111/j.1753-6405.2012.00893.x

Apr-Jun 2012

Byles J, Gallienne L, Blyth F, Banks E. Relationship of age and gender to the prevalence and correlates of psychological distress in later life. International Psychogeriatrics. 2012;24(6):1009–18. doi: 10.1017/S1041610211002602

Donkin L, Glozier N. Motivators and motivations to persist with online psychological interventions: A qualitative study of treatment completers. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2012;14(3):e91. doi:10.2196/jmir.2100

Goldsbury D, Harris M, Pascoe S, Olver I, Barton M, Spigelman A, et al. Socio-demographic and other patient  characteristics associated with time between colonoscopy and surgery, and choice of  treatment centre for colorectal cancer: a retrospective cohort study. BMJ Open. 2012;2(3):e001070. doi:10.1136/ bmjopen-2012-001070

Griffin B, Hesketh B, Loh V. The influence of subjective life expectancy on retirement transition and planning: A longitudinal study. Journal of Vocational Behavior. 2012;81(2):129–37.  doi:10.1016/j.jvb.2012.05.005

Johar M, Savage E. Sources of advantageous selection: Evidence using actual health expenditure risk. Economics Letters. 2012;116(3):579–82. doi:10.1016/j.econlet.2012.06.002

Tooher J, Chiu CL, Thornton C, Lupton S, O’Loughlin A, Makris A, et al. PP033. High blood pressure in pregnancy: an indicator of future health outcomes. Pregnancy Hypertension.  2012;2(3):260. doi:10.1016/j.preghy.2012.04.144

Yorston L, Kolt G, Rosenkranz R. Physical activity and physical function in older adults: The 45 and Up Study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2012;60(4):719–25.  doi:10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.03906.x

Jan-Mar 2012

Chiew M, Weber M, Egger S, Sitas F. A cross-sectional exploration of smoking status and social interaction in a large population-based Australian cohort. Social Science and Medicine. 2012;75(1):77–86. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2012.02.041

Kendig H, Mealing N, Carr R, Lujic S, Byles J, Jorm L. Assessing patterns of Home and Community Care service use and client profiles in Australia: a cluster analysis approach using linked data. Health and Social Care in the Community. 2012;20(4):375–87. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2524.2011.01040.x

Paradise MB, Naismith SL, Davenport TA, Hickie IB, Glozier NS. The impact of gender on early ill-health retirement in people with heart disease and depression. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 2012;46(3):249–56. doi:10.1177/0004867411427807

van der Ploeg H, Chey T, Korda R, Banks E, Bauman A. Sitting time and all-cause mortality risk in 222,497 Australian adults. Archives of  Internal Medicine. 2012;172(6):494–5. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2011.2174



Banks E, Jorm L, Rogers K, Clements M, Bauman A. Screen-time, obesity, ageing and disability: findings from 91,266 participants in the 45 and Up Study. Public Health Nutrition. 2011;14(1):34–43. doi:10.1017/S1368980010000674

Banks E, Jorm L, Wutzke S. The 45 and Up Study: fostering population health research in NSW. N S W Public Health Bulletin. 2011;22(2):15-16. doi:10.1071/NB10063

Cockayne NL, Glozier N, Naismith SL, Christensen H, Neal B, Hickie IB. Internet-based treatment for older adults with depression and co-morbid cardiovascular disease: protocol for a randomised, double-blind, placebo controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry. 2011;11:10.  doi:10.1186/1471-244X-11-10

Douglas K, Yen L, Korda R, Kljakovic M, Glasgow N. Chronic disease management items in general practice: A population-based study of variation in claims by claimant characteristics. The Medical Journal of Australia. 2011;195(4):198–202.

Fortier I, Doiron D, Little J, Ferretti V, L’Heureux F, Stolk RP, et al.  Is rigorous restrospective harmonization possible? Application of the DataSHaPER approach across 53 large studies.  International Journal of Epidemiology. 2011;40(5):1314–28. doi:10.1093/ije/dyr106

Hesketh B, Griffin B, Loh V. A future-oriented Retirement Transition Adjustment Framework. Journal of Vocational Behaviour. 2011;79(2):303–14. doi:10.1016/j.jvb.2011.03.008

Magee C, Caputi P, Iverson D. Relationships between self-rated health, quality of life and sleep duration in middle aged and elderly Australians. Sleep Medicine. 2011;12(4):346–50. doi:10.1016/j.sleep.2010.09.013

Magee C, Iverson D, Caputi S. Short sleep mediates the association between long work hours and increased body mass index. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 2011;34(2):83–91. doi:10.1007/s10865-010-9287-3

Ng S, Korda R, Clements M, Latz I, Bauman A et al.  Validity of self-reported height and weight and derived body mass index in middle-aged and elderly individuals in Australia.  Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 2011;35(6):557–63. doi:10.1111/j.1753-6405.2011.00742.x

Paradise MB, Glozier NS, Naismith SL, Davenport TA, Hickie, IB. Subjective memory complaints, vascular risk factors and psychological distress in the middle-aged: a cross-sectional study. BMC Psychiatry. 2011;11:108. doi:10.1186/1471-244X-11-108

Weber M, Banks E, Sitas F. Smoking in migrants in New South Wales, Australia: report on data from over 100,000 participants in the 45 and Up Study. Drug and Alcohol Review. 2011;30(6):597–605.  doi:10.1111/j.1465-3362.2010.00247.x



Arora M, Schwarz E, Sivaneswaran S, Banks E. Cigarette smoking and tooth loss in a cohort of older Australians: the 45 and Up Study. Journal of the American Dental Association. 2010;141(10):1242–49.

Banks E, Byles J, Gibson R, Rodgers B, Robinson I. Is psychological distress in people living with cancer related to the fact of diagnosis, current treatment or level of disability? Findings from a large Australian study. The Medical Journal of Australia. 2010;193:S62–S67.

Jorm L, Walter S, Lujic S, Byles J, Kendig H. Home and community care services: a major opportunity for preventive health care? BMC Geriatrics. 2010;10:26. doi:10.1186/1471-2318-10-26

Liu B, Jorm L, Banks E. Parity, breastfeeding and the subsequent risk of maternal type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2010;33(6):1239–41. doi:10.2337/dc10-0347

Magee C, Caputi P, Iverson D. Is sleep duration associated with obesity in older Australian adults? Journal of Aging and Health. 2010;22(8):1235–55. doi:10.1177/0898264310372780

Magee C, Iverson D, Caputi S. Sleep duration and obesity in middle-aged Australian adults. Obesity. 2010;18(2):420–1. doi:10.1038/oby.2009.373

Mealing N, Banks E, Jorm L, Steel D, Clements M, Rogers K. Investigation of relative risk estimates from studies of the same population with contrasting response rates and designs. BMC Medical Research Methodology. 2010;10:26. doi:10.1186/1471-2288-10-26

Pit S, Shrestha R, Schofield D, Passey M. Health problems and retirement due to ill-health among Australian retirees aged 45 to 64 years. Health Policy. 2010;94(2):175–81. doi:10.1016/j.healthpol.2009.09.003



Banks E, Jorm L, Lujic S, Rogers K. Health, ageing and private health insurance: baseline results from the 45 and Up Study cohort. Australian and New Zealand Health Policy. 2009;6:17. doi:10.1186/1743-8462-6-17

Magee C, Iverson D, Caputi S. Factors associated with short and long sleep. Preventive Medicine. 2009;49(6):461–7. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2009.10.006

Schofield D, Passey M, Earnest A, Percival R, Kelly S, Shrestha R, et al. Health&WealthMOD: A microsimulation model of the economic impacts of diseases on older workers. International Journal of Microsimulation. 2009;2(2):58–63.

Weber M, Banks E, Smith DP, O’Connell D, Sitas F. Cancer screening among migrants in an Australian cohort: cross-sectional analyses from the 45 and Up Study. BMC Public Health. 2009;9:144. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-9-144



45 and Up Study Collaborators, Banks E, Redman S, Jorm L, Armstrong B, Bauman A, et al. Cohort profile: The 45 and Up Study. International Journal of Epidemiology. 2008;37(5):941–7. doi:10.1093/ije/dym184

Weber M, Banks E, Ward R, Sitas F. Population characteristics related to colorectal cancer testing in New South Wales, Australia: results from the 45 and Up Study cohort. Journal of Medical Screening. 2008;15(3):137–42. doi:10.1258/jms.2008.008050


Book Sections

Ghassem Pour S, Girosi F. Joint prediction of chronic conditions onset: comparing multivariate probits with multiclass support vector machines. In: Gammerman A, Luo Z, Vega J, Vovk V, editors. Conformal and Probabilistic Prediction with Applications: 5th International Symposium, COPA 2016, Madrid, Spain, April 20-22, 2016, Proceedings. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2016. p. 185-95.



Ellis R, Fiebig D, Johar M, Jones G, Savage E. “Explaining health care expenditure variation: large-sample evidence using linked survey and health administrative data”. May 2012. Working Paper No.1. Prepared by the Economics Discipline Group at UTS Business School.

Collaborative team led by Byles J, MacKenzie L, Redman S, Williamson A, Parkinson L. “Housing and Independent Living: Environmental and Built Factors for Maintaining Independence in Older Age”. March 2011. Report to Ageing Disability and Home Care, Department of Human Services.

Kenny P, Haas M, Hall J. Costs of Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer. May 2010. A report by the Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation for CHEEP (Costing Health Economic Evaluation Project).

Byles J, Banks E, Gibson R, Jorm L, Robinson I, Rodgers B, Williamson A, Galliene L. “The association between psychological distress, disease, disability and socio-demographic factors in the 45 and Up Study”. February 2010. A report to beyondblue: the national depression initiative. Prepared by the Priority Research Centre for Gender, Health and Ageing at the University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute.

Kricker A, Goumas C, Armstrong B. “Correlates of sun exposure in people aged 45 and older in NSW”. 7–9 May 2010. Queenstown, NZ. UV radiation and its effects – an update 2010 Report of the NIWA UV Workshop.

Jorm L, Walter S, Lujic S, Mealing N, Byles J, Kendig H. The 45 and Up Study: Exploring the health of Home and Community Care clients in New South Wales. December 2009. ADHC online report.


Conference proceedings and published abstracts

Pour SG, Maeder A, Jorm L. “Validating Synthetic Health Datasets for Longitudinal Clustering”. Health Informatics and Knowledge Management 2013 (HIKM 2013) Adelaide, Australia. CRPIT, 142. Gray, K. and Koronios, A. Eds., ACS. 15–20.

Ghassem Pour S, McLeod P, Verma B, Maeder A. “Comparing data mining with ensemble classification of breast cancer masses in digital mammograms”. In S Khanna, A Sattar & D Hansen (eds.) Proceedings of the Second Australian Workshop on Artificial Intelligence in Health (AIH 2012), CEUR-WS, Sun SITE Central Europe operated under the umbrella of RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany.

Mayne D, Morgan G, Wilmore A, Bauman A, Jalaludin B, Bambrick H, Rose N, Rodgers B, Bennett C. “An objective index of walkability for the Sydney metropolitan region”. Be Active 2012. 4th International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health Australian Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport. National Sports Injury Prevention Conference. 31 Oct–3 Nov 2012. Sydney, Australia

Kowal P, Gibson R, Wutzke S, Smith K, Cotter P et al. “Roundtable Discussion: Data on Ageing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Populations”. Australian Association of Gerontology Northern Territories; Ageing North Conference. August 2010. World Medical and Health Policy 2011;3(3): Article 7. doi: 10.2202/1948-4682.1181

Pour SG, Maeder A, Jorm L. “Constructing a Synthetic Longitudinal Health Dataset for Data Mining”. The Fourth International Conference on Advances in Databases, Knowledge and Data Applications; IARIA. 29 Feb–5 Mar 2010. Saint Gilles, Reunion Island.