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  • Effect of multimorbidity on health service utilisation and health care experiences

    Millar, Elinor; Stanley, James; Gurney, Jason; Stairmand, Jeannine; Davies, Cheryl; Semper, Kelly; Dowell, Anthony; Lawrenson, Ross; Mangin, Dee; Sarfati, Diana (2018)
    Introduction: Multimorbidity, the co-existence of two or more long-term conditions, is associated with poor quality of life, high health care costs and contributes to ethnic health inequality in New Zealand (NZ). Health ...
  • Ethnic disparities in breast cancer survival in New Zealand: which factors contribute?

    Tin Tin, Sandar; Elwood, J. Mark; Brown, Charis; Sarfati, Diana; Campbell, Ian; Scott, Nina; Ramsaroop, Reena; Seneviratne, Sanjeewa; Harvey, Vernon; Lawrenson, Ross (BioMed central, 2018)
    Background: New Zealand has major ethnic disparities in breast cancer survival with Maori (indigenous people) and Pacific women (immigrants or descended from immigrants from Pacific Islands) faring much worse than other ...
  • Geographical and ethnic differences of osteoarthritis-associated hip and knee replacement surgeries in New Zealand: a population-based cross-sectional study

    Lao, Chunhuan; Lees, David; Patel, Sandeep; White, Douglas; Lawrenson, Ross (BMJ, 2019)
    Objectives To (1) explore the regional and ethnic differences in rates of publicly funded osteoarthritis-associated hip and knee replacement surgeries and (2) investigate the mortality after surgery. Design Population-based, ...
  • Methods of a national colorectal cancer cohort study: the PIPER Project

    Firth, Melissa J.; Sharples, Katrina J.; Hinder, Victoria A.; Macapagal, Jerome; Sarfati, Diana; Derret, Sarah L.; Hill, Andrew G.; Brown, Charis; Reid, Papaarangi M.J.; Lawrenson, Ross; Atmore, Carol; Keating, John P.; Jeffery, Mark; Secker, Adrian H.; DeGroot, Charles; Jackson, Christopher G.C.A.; Findlay, Michael P.N. (New Zealand Medical Association, 2016)
    A national study looking at bowel cancer in New Zealand has previously been completed (the PIPER Project). The study included 5,610 patients and collected medical information about how each person was found to have bowel ...
  • Obesity and breast cancer outcomes in chemotherapy patients in New Zealand - a population-based cohort study

    Elwood, J. Mark; Tin Tin, Sandar; Kuper-Hommel, Marion; Lawrenson, Ross; Campbell, Ian (BMC, 2018)
    Background: Obesity has been reported as an adverse prognostic factor in breast cancer, but inconsistently, and under-treatment with chemotherapy may occur. We provide the first assessment of obesity and breast cancer ...