School of Public Health and Community Medicine

NCD Publications

2017

Gamlath L, Nandasena S, de Silva SHP, Linhart C, Ngo A, Morrell S, Nathan S, Sharpe A, Taylor R. Differentials in Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Diabetes by Socioeconomic Status and Sex in Kalutara, Sri Lanka. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health. 1-10. 2017. Accepted 16 April 2017.


 

2016

Jayasinghe, U. W., Harris, M. F., Parker, S. M., Litt, J., van Driel, M., Mazza, D, Del Mar C, Lloyd J, Smith J, Zwar N, Taylor R, Wilson, J. (2016). The impact of health literacy and life style risk factors on health-related quality of life of Australian patients. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 14(68). doi: 10.1186/s12955-016-0471-1


 

Gyaneshwar R, Naidu S, Raban MZ, Naidu S, Linhart C, Morrell S, Tukana I, Taylor R. Absolute cardiovascular risk in a Fiji medical zone. BMC Public Health 2016; 9(16): 128. doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-2806-6


 

Linhart C, Tukana I, Lin S, Taylor R, Morrell S, Vatucawaqa P, Magliano D, Zimmet P. Continued increases in hypertension over three decades in Fiji, and the influence of obesity. J Hypertens 2016; 34(3): 402-9. doi: 10.1097/HJH.0000000000000807


 

Linhart C, Tivollier JM, Taylor R, Barguil Y, Magliano DJ, Bourguignon C, Zimmet P. Changes in cardiovascular disease risk factors over 30 years in Polynesians in the French Pacific Territory of Wallis Island. Eur J Prev Cardiol 2015; 23(8): 856-864. doi: 10.1177/2047487315604833. [Epub ahead of print]


 

2015

Harris MF, Parker SM, Litt J, van Driel M, Russell G, Mazza D, Jayasinghe UW, Del Mar C, Lloyd J, Smith J, Zwar N, Taylor R, Powell-Davies G. Implementing guidelines to routinely prevent chronic vascular disease in primary care: The Preventive Evidence into Practice cluster randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open 2015; 5: e009397. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009397


 

2013

Harris MF, Lloyd J, Litt J, van Driel M, Mazza D, Russell G, Smith J, Del Mar C, Denney-Wilson E, Parker S, Krastev Y, Jayasinghe UW, Taylor R, Zwar N, Wilson J, Bolger-Harris H, Waters J. Preventive evidence into practice (PEP) study: implementation of guidelines to prevent primary vascular disease in general practice protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial. Implement Sci 2013; 8: 8.


 

Page A, Lane A, Taylor R, Dobson A. Trends in socio-economic inequalities in mortality from ischaemic heart disease and stroke in Australia, 1979-2006. European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation 2013; 19(6): 1281-1289.


 

2012

Mirzaei M, Truswell AS, Arnett K, Page A, Taylor R, Leeder SR. Cerebrovascular disease in 48 countries: secular trends in mortality 1950–2005. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry 2012; 83: 138-145.


 

Taylor R, Page A, Danquah J. The Australian epidemic of cardiovascular mortality 1935-2005: effects of period and birth cohort. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2012; 66: e18.


 

2009

Mirzaei M, Truswell AS, Taylor R, Leeder S. Coronary heart disease (CHD) epidemics: Not all the same. Heart 2009; 95: 740-746.


 

2008

Tobias M, Taylor R, Yeh L-C, Huang K, Mann S, Sharpe N. Did it fall or was it pushed? The contribution of trends in established risk factors to the decline in premature coronary heart disease mortality in New Zealand. Australia and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2008; 32(2): 117-125.


 

Khosravi A, Rao C, Naghavi M, Taylor R; Jafari N, Lopez A. The impact of misclassification on measures of cardiovascular disease mortality in Iran. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2008; 86: 688-696.


 

2007

Mirzaei M, Morrell S, Taylor R, Leeder SR. Predictors of blood pressure in a cohort of school aged children. European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation 2007; 14(5): 624-29.


 

2006

Taylor R, Dobson A, Mirzaei M. Contribution of changes in risk factors to the decline of coronary heart disease mortality in Australia over three decades. European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation 2006; 13(5): 760-768.


 

1999

Taylor R, Chey T, Bauman A, Webster I. Socio-economic, migrant and geographic differentials in coronary artery disease in NSW. Australia and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 1999; 23(1): 20-26.


 

1991

Taylor R, Jalaludin B, Levy S, Montaville B, Gee K, Sladden T. Prevalence of diabetes, hypertension and obesity at different levels of urbanisation in Vanuatu. Medical Journal of Australia 1991; 155: 86-90.


 

1989

Tuomilehto J, Zimmet P, Taylor R, Bennet P, Kanakaanpää Wolf E. A cross-sectional ecological analysis of blood pressure and its determinants in eleven Pacific populations. Journal of the American College of Nutrition 1989; 8(2): 151-165.


 

Taylor R, Zimmet P, Tuomilehto J, Ram P, Hunt D, Sloman G. Blood pressure changes with age in two ethnic groups in Fiji. Journal of the American College of Nutrition 1989; 8(4): 335-346.


 

1987

Taylor R, Bennett P, Uili R, Joffres M, Germain R, Levy S, Zimmet P. Hypertension and indicators of coronary heart disease in Wallis Polynesians: an urban-rural comparison. European Journal of Epidemiology 1987; 3(3): 247-256.


 

1985

Taylor R, Zimmet P, Levy S, Collins V. Group comparisons of blood pressure and indices of obesity and salt intake in Pacific populations. Medical Journal of Australia 1985; 142: 499-501.


 

1984

Tuomilehto J, Ram P, Eseroma R, Taylor R, Zimmet P. Cardiovascular diseases and diabetes mellitus in Fiji: analysis of mortality, morbidity, and risk factors. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 1984; 62(1): 133-143.


 

Egusa G, Bennett P.H, Aleck K, Taylor R, Howard B.V. Hyperlipemia and Arteriosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease in the Polynesian Population of Rarotonga. Atherosclerosis 1984; 53: 241-254.


 

1983

Ram P, Collins V, Zimmet P, Taylor R, King H, Sloman G, Hunt D. Cardiovascular disease risk factors in Fiji: the results of the 1980 survey. Fiji Medical Journal 1983; 11(7/8): 88-94.


 

1982

Ram P, Banuve S, Zimmet P, Taylor R, King H, Sloman G, Hunt D. Hypertension and its correlates in Fiji: The results of the 1980 National Survey. Fiji Medical Journal 1982; 10(7/8): 99-105.


 

1980

Zimmet P, Taylor R, Jackson L, Whitehouse SL, Faaivaso S, Ainuu J. Blood pressure studies in rural and urban Western Samoa. Medical Journal of Australia 1980; 2(4): 202-205.

2017

Lin S, Naseri T, Linhart C, Morrell S, Taylor R, McGarvey ST, Magliano DJ, Zimmet P. Diabetes incidence and projections from prevalence surveys in Samoa over 1978-2013. International Journal of Public Health. 62:687-694. 2017. doi: 10.1007/s00038-017-0961-x.


 

Corsenac P, Annesi-Maesano I, Hoy D, Roth A, Rouchon B, Capart I, Taylor R. Overweight and obesity in New Caledonian adults: results from measured and adjusted self-reported anthropometric data. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. Accepted 16 June 2017. In Press 2017.


 

Lin S, Naseri T, Linhart C, Morrell S, Taylor R, McGarvey ST, Magliano DJ, Zimmet P. Trends in diabetes and obesity in Samoa over 35 years, 1978-2013. Diabetic Med. 2017; 34(5): 654-661. doi: 10.1111/dme.13197


 

2016

Lin S, Hufanga S, Linhart C, Morrell S, Taylor R, Magliano DJ, Zimmet P. Diabetes and Obesity Trends in Tonga Over 40 Years. Asia Pac J Public Health. 2016; 28(6): 475–485. doi: 10.1177/1010539516645156 .


 

Taylor R, Zimmet P, Naseri T, Hufanga S, Tukana I, Magliano DJ, Lin S, Linhart C, Morrell S. Erroneous inflation of diabetes prevalence: are there global implications? J Diabetes. 2016; 8: 766769. doi: 10.1111/1753-0407.12447.


 

Lin S, Tukana I, Linhart C, Morrell S, Taylor R, Vatucawaqa P, Magliano DJ, Zimmet P. Diabetes and obesity trends in Fiji over 30 years. J Diabetes. 2016; 8(4): 533-43.


 

Morrell S, Lin S, Tukana I, Linhart C, Taylor R, Vatucawaqa P, Magliano DJ, Zimmet P. Diabetes incidence and projections from prevalence surveys in Fiji. Population Health Metrics. (2016) 14:45. doi: 10.1186/s12963-016-0114-0


 

1993

King H, Rewers M, World Health Organization Ad Hoc Diabetes Reporting Group: including, Taylor R. Global Estimates for Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus and Impaired Glucose Tolerance in Adults. Diabetes Care 1993; 16(1): 157-177.


 

1991

Taylor R, Jalaludin B, Levy S, Montaville B, Gee K, Sladden T. Prevalence of diabetes, hypertension and obesity at different levels of urbanisation in Vanuatu. Medical Journal of Australia 1991; 155: 86-90.


 

King H, Rewers M, World Health Organisation Ad Hoc Diabetes Reporting Group: including, Taylor R. Diabetes in adults is now a Third World problem. Bulletin of the World Health Organisation. 69(6): 643-648. 1991.


 

1988

Toumilehto J, Zimmet P, Wolf E, Taylor R, Ram P, King H. Plasma uric acid level and its association with diabetes mellitus and some biological parameters in a bi-racial population of Fiji. American Journal of Epidemiology 1988; 127(2): 321-336.


 

King H, Zimmet P, Taylor R. Glucose tolerance in Polynesia: association with obesity and island of residence. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 1988; 4(2): 143-151.


 

1986

King H, Taylor R, Koteka G, Nemaia H, Zimmet P, Bennett P, Raper L.R. Glucose tolerance in Polynesia Population-based surveys in Rarotonga and Niue. Medical Journal of Australia 1986; 145(10): 505-510.


 

1985

Taylor R, Bennett P, Uili R, Joffres M, Germain R, Levy S, Zimmet P. Diabetes in Wallis Polynesians: A comparison of residents of Wallis and first generation migrants to Nouméa, New Caledonia. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 1985; 1: 169-178.


 

Ringrose H, Ram P, Mollard C, Taylor R, Zimmet P. Energy intakes and diabetes prevalence of rural and urban Melanesian and Indian populations in Fiji. Fiji Medical Journal 1985; 13(11/12): 250-252.


 

1984

King H, Taylor R, Zimmet P, Pargeter K, Raper R, Beriki T, Tekanen J. Non-insulin-dependent diabetes (NIDDM) in a newly independent Pacific nation: the Republic of Kiribati. Diabetes Care 1984; 7(5): 409-415.


 

Taylor R, Ram P, Zimmet P, Raper L.R, Ringrose H. Physical activity and prevalence of diabetes in Melanesian and Indian men in Fiji. Diabetologia 1984; 27: 578-582.


 

King H, Zimmet P, Bennett P, Taylor R, Raper L.R. Glucose tolerance and ancestral genetic admixture in six semitraditional Pacific populations. Genetic Epidemiology 1984; 1(4): 315-328.


 

Zimmet P, King H, Taylor R, Raper L, Balkau B, Borger J, Heriot W, Thoma K. The high prevalence of diabetes mellitus, impaired glucose tolerance and diabetic retinopathy in Nauru - the 1982 survey. Diabetes Research 1984; 1: 13-18.


 

Collins V, Taylor R, Zimmet P, Raper L, Pargeter F, Geddes W, Coventry J.S, King H. Impaired glucose tolerance in Kiribati. New Zealand Medical Journal 1984; 97: 809-812.


 

1983

Taylor R, Zimmet P. Migrant studies in diabetes epidemiology. In: Diabetes in epidemiological perspective. Eds: Mann J, Pyorala K, Teuscher A. Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh. 1983.


 

Taylor R, Bennett P, LeGonidec G, Lacoste J, Combe D, Joffres M, Uili R, Charpin M, Zimmet P. The prevalence of diabetes mellitus in a traditional-living Polynesian population: The Wallis Island survey. Diabetes Care, 1983; 6(4): 334-340.


 

Zimmet P, Taylor R, Ram P, King H, Sloman G, Raper L.R, Hunt D. Prevalence of diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance in the biracial (Melanesian and Indian) population of Fiji: A rural-urban comparison. American Journal of Epidemiology 1983; 118(5): 673-688.


 

King H, Balkau B, Zimmet P, Taylor R, Raper R, Borger J, Heriot W. Diabetic retinopathy in Nauruans. American Journal of Epidemiology 1983; 117(6): 659-667.


 

1982

Serjeantson S, Ryan D.P, Zimmet P, Taylor R, Cross R, Charpin M, Le Gonidec G. HLA antigens in four Pacific populations with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. Annals of Human Biology 1982; 9: 69-84.


 

Zimmet P, Taylor R, Whitehouse S. Prevalence rates of impaired glucose tolerance and diabetes mellitus in various Pacific populations according to the new WHO criteria. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 1982; 60: 279-282.


 

Zimmet P, Canteloube D, Genelle B, Le Gonidec G, Couzigou P, Peghini M, Charpin M, Bennett P, Kuberski T, Kleiber N, Taylor R. The prevalence of diabetes mellitus and impaired glucose tolerance in Melanesians and part-Polynesians in rural New Caledonia and Ouvea (Loyalty Islands). Diabetologia 1982; 23: 393-398.


 

Ram P, Banuve S, Zimmet P, Taylor R, Raper L, Sloman G, Hunt D. Diabetes in Fiji – The Results of the 1980 National Survey. Fiji Medical Journal 1982; Jan/Feb:4-13.


 

1981

Taylor R, Zimmet P. Limitation of fasting plasma glucose for the diagnosis of diabetes mellitus. Diabetes Care 1982; 4: 556-558.


 

Weinstein S, Sedlak-Weinstein E, Taylor R, Zimmet P. The high prevalence of impaired glucose tolerance and diabetes mellitus in an isolated Polynesian population, Manihiki, Cook Islands. New Zealand Medical Journal 1981; 94: 411-413.


 

Taylor R, Reid M. Admission to Hospital for Diabetes in Aborigines and other Australians, rural New South Wales 1977-78. Community Health Studies 1981; 5(2): 142-146.


 

Taylor R, Zimmet P. The influence of variation in obesity in the sex difference in the prevalence of abnormal glucose tolerance in Tuvalu. New Zealand Medical Journal 1981; 94: 176-178.


 

1980

Zimmet P, Taylor R, Whitehouse S. Diabetes - An index of modernisation in Pacific populations. Community Health Studies 1980; 4: 171-172.

2015

Stuart KE, Houssami N, Taylor R, Hayen A, Boyages J. Long-Term Outcomes of Ductal Carcinoma in Situ of the Breast: a Systematic Review, Meta-Analysis and Meta-Regression Analysis. BMC Cancer 2015; 15: 890.


 

Morrell S, Taylor R, Roder D, Robson B. Cohort and Case Control Analyses of Breast Cancer Mortality: BreastScreen Aotearoa 1999-2011. School of Public Health and Community Medicine (SPHCM), Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia; Centre for Population Health Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia; University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand. National Screening Unit, Ministry of Health, Wellington, New Zealand. December 2015.


 

2014

Fong J, Gyaneshwar R, Lin S, Morrell S, Taylor R, Brassil A, Stuart A, McGowan. Cervical screening using visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA) and treatment with cryotherapy in Fiji. Asian Pac Cancer Prev 2014; 15 (24): 10757-10762.


 

2013

Wilson L, Page A, Dunn N, Pandeya N, Protani M, Taylor R. Population attributable risk of modifiable risk factors associated with invasive breast cancer in women aged 45-69 years in Queensland, Australia. Maturitas 2013; 76(4): 370-376.


 

2012

Morrell S, Taylor R, Roder D, Dobson A. Mammography screening and breast cancer mortality in Australia: an aggregate cohort study. Journal of Medical Screening 2012; 19: 26-34.


 

Kuehn R, Fong J, Taylor R, Gyaneshwar R, Carter K. Cervical Cancer Incidence and Mortality in Fiji 2003-09. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2012; 52(4): 380-386.


 

2011

Tran NT, Taylor R, Choe SI, Pyo HS, Kim OS, So HC. Knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) concerning cervical cancer and screening among rural and urban female healthcare practitioners in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Asia Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention 2011; 12: 3023-3028.


 

Tran NT, Choe SI, Taylor R, Ko WS, Pyo HS, So HC. Knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) concerning cervical cancer and screening among rural and urban women in six provinces of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Asia Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention 2011; 12: 3029-3033.


 

2010

Coombs NJ, Cronin KA, Taylor RJ, Freedman AN, Boyages J. The impact of changes in hormone therapy on breast cancer incidence in the US population. Cancer Causes and Control 2010; 21: 83-90.


 

2009

BreastScreen Australia Evaluation. Mortality (Ecological) Study. Screening Monograph No. 4/2009. Investigating Team: Taylor R, Morrell S, Roder D. Australian Government, Department of Health and Aging (DoHA). ISBN: 978-1-74241-012-8. Online ISBN: 978-1-74241-013-5. Publications Number: P3-6042. May 2009.


 

Randall D, Morrell S, Taylor R, Hung WT. Annual or biennial mammography screening for women at a higher risk with a family history of breast cancer: prognostic indicators of screen-detected cancers in New South Wales, Australia. Cancer Causes Control 2009; 20: 559–566.


 

2007

Taylor R, Najafi F, Dobson A. Meta-analysis of studies of passive smoking and lung cancer: effects of study type and continent. International Journal of Epidemiology 2007; 36(5): 1048.


 

2006

Taylor R, Morrell S, Mamoon H, Wain G, Ross J. Decline in cervical cancer incidence and mortality in New South Wales in relation to control activities (Australia). Cancer Causes and Control 2006; 17(3): 299-306.


 

Chiu C, Morrell S, Page A, Rickard M, Brassil A, Taylor R. Population-based Mammography Screening and Breast Cancer Incidence in New South Wales, Australia. Cancer Causes and Control 2006; 17: 153-160.


 

Page A, Morrell S, Chiu C, Taylor R, Tewson R. Recruitment to mammography screening: A randomised trial and meta-analysis of invitation letters and telephone calls. Australia and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2006; 30(2): 111-118.


 

Ha TC, Lyons-Wall PM, Moore DE, Tattam BN, Boyages J, Ung OA, Taylor RJ. Phytoestrogens and indicators of breast cancer prognosis. Nutrition and Cancer 2006; 56(1): 3-10.


 

2005

Coombs N, Taylor R, Wilcken N, Boyages J. Hormone replacement therapy and breast cancer: estimate of risk. British Medical Journal 2005; 331: 347-349.


 

Coombs N, Taylor R, Wilcken N, Boyages J. HRT and breast cancer: Impact on population risk and incidence. European Journal of Cancer 2005; 41: 1775-1781.


 

2004

Taylor R, Morrell S, Rickard M, Estoesta J. Mammography screening and breast cancer mortality in NSW. Cancer Causes and Control 2004; 15: 543-550.


 

2003

Taylor R, Morrell SL, Mammon HA, MaCansh S, Ross J and Wain GV. Cervical Cancer Screening in a Vietnamese Nominal Cohort. Ethnicity and Health 2003; 8(3): 251-261.


 

2001

Taylor R, Cummins R, Woodward A, Black M. Passive smoking and lung cancer: a cumulative meta-analysis. Australia and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2001; 25(3): 203-211.


 

1996

Smith D, Taylor R, Coates M. Socio-economic differentials in cancer incidence and mortality in NSW. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 1996; 20(2): 129-137.


 

1993

Taylor R. Estimation of tobacco-induced mortality from readily available information. Tobacco Control 1993 2: 18-23.


 

1983

Taylor R, Parker M, Ansford A, Davidson A. Cancer in Solomon Islands 1970-82. Papua New Guinea Medical Journal 1983; 26(2): 102-110.

2017

Phillips B, Daniels J, Woodward A, Blakely T, Taylor R, Morrell S. Mortality Trends in Australian Aboriginal Peoples and New Zealand Māori. Population Health Metrics. Accepted for publication 25 May 2017. In Press 2017.


 

2016

Carter KL, Baiteke T, Teea T, Tabunga T, Itienang M, Rao C, Lopez AD, Taylor R. Mortality and life expectancy in Kiribati based on analysis of reported deaths. Population Health Metrics 2016; 14: 3. doi: 10.1186/s12963-016-0072-6


 

Carter K, Tovu V, Langati J, Buttsworth M, Dingley L, Calo A, Harrison G, Rao C, Lopez A, Taylor R. Causes of death in Vanuatu. Population Health Metrics. 2016; 14:7. doi: 10.1186/s12963-016-0074-4


 

2014

Phillips B, Morrell S, Taylor R, Daniels J, Mayers N. A review of life expectancy and infant mortality estimations for Australian Aboriginal people. BMC Public Health 2014; 14: 1-11.


 

Joshi C, Jayasinghe UW, Parker S, Del Mar C, Russell G, Lloyd J, Mazza D, Denney-Wilson E, van Driel M, Taylor R, Harris MF, on behalf of the Preventive Evidence into Practice (PEP) Partnership Group. Does health literacy affect patients’ receipt of preventative primary care? A multilevel analysis. BMC Fam Pract 2014; 15: 171.


 

Linhart C, Carter K, Taylor R, Rao C, Lopez A. Mortality Trends in Pacific Island States. School of Public Health and Community Medicine (SPHCM), University of NSW (UNSW), Sydney Australia; Secretariat for the Pacific Community (SPC), Noumea, New Caledonia; School of Population Health (SPH), University of Queensland (UQ), Brisbane , Australia. June 2014.


 

Linhart C, Carter K, Taylor R, Rao C, Lopez A . Mortality Trends in Pacific Island States. Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Noumea. 2014.


 

Taylor R, Linhart C, Hayes G, Homasi S. Measuring progress towards achieving Millennium Development Goals in small populations: is under-five mortality in Tuvalu declining? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2014; 38(4): 390-394.


 

Vithana C, Linhart C, Taylor R, Morrell S, Azim S. Trends in Sri Lankan cause-specific adult mortality 1950–2006. BMC Public Health 2014; 14:644.


 

2013

Morrell S, Phillips B, Taylor R, Daniels J, Burgess K, Mayers N. Mortality in an Aboriginal Medical Service (Redfern) cohort. Population Health Metrics 2013; 11: 2-8.


 

Taylor R. The Double Disease Burden in Pacific Island States (except Papua New Guinea); Chapter 15, pp 279-301. In: Health Transitions and the Double Disease Burden in Asia and the Pacific. Histories of Responses to non-communicable and communicable disease. Editors: Lewis MJ, MacPherson KL. Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies. Routledge. Oxford and New York. 2013.


 

Taylor R, Carter K, Naidu S, Linhart C, Azim S, Rao C, Lopez A. Divergent mortality trends by ethnicity in Fiji. Australia and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2013; 37(6): 509–515.


 

Carter K, Rao C, Lopez A, Taylor R. Mortality and cause-of-death reporting and analysis systems in seven pacific island countries. BMC Public Health 2012; 12: 436.


 

2012

Carter KL, Hufanga S, Rao C, Akauola S, Lopez AD, Rampitage R, Taylor R. Causes of death in Tonga: quality of certification and implications for statistics. Population Health Metrics 2012; 10(4): 1-15.


 

Hufanga S, Carter KL, Rao C, Lopez AD, Taylor R. Mortality trends in Tonga: an assessment based on a synthesis of local data. Population Health Metrics 2012; 10(1): 14.


 

2011

Taylor R. History of Public Health in Pacific Island Countries. Chapter 14, pp 276-307. In: Public Health in Asia and the Pacific: Historical and Comparative Perspectives. Editors: Lewis MJ, MacPherson KL. Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies. Routledge. London and New York. March 2011.


 

Carter K, Soakai S, Taylor R, Gadabu I, Rao C, Thoma K, Lopez A. Mortality trends and the epidemiological transition in Nauru. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health 2011;23(1):10-23.


 

Carter K, Cornelius M, Taylor R, Ali S, Rao C, Lopez A, Lewai V, Goundar R, Mowry C. Mortality trends in Fiji. Australia and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2011; 35(5): 412-420.


 

2010

Carter K, Rao C, Taylor R, Lopez A. Routine mortality and cause of death reporting and analysis systems in seven Pacific Island countries. Documentation Note Series, Number 8, pp 1-10. Health Information Systems (HIS) Knowledge Hub, School of Population Health (SPH), University of Queensland. November 2010.


 

Carter K, Cornelius M, Taylor R, Ali S, Rao C, Lopez A, Lewai V, Goudar R, Mowry C. An assessment of mortality estimates for Fiji, 1949-2008: findings and life tables. Document Note Series 12, pp 1-39. Health Information Systems (HIS) Knowledge Hub. School of Population Health, University of Queensland. November 2010.


 

2008

Jamrozik K, Taylor R, Dobson A. Risk Factors; pp. 606-615. In: Kris Heggenhougen, Stella Quah, Editors: International Encyclopedia of Public Health, Vol 5. San Diego: Academic Press; 2008.


 

2007

Taylor R, Lopez A. Differential mortality among Pacific Island countries and territories. Asia-Pacific Population Journal 2007; 22(3): 45-58.


 

2005

Taylor R, Bampton D, Lopez A. Contemporary patterns of Pacific Island mortality. International Journal of Epidemiology 2005; 34: 207-214.


 

1998

Taylor R, Lewis M, Powles J. Australian mortality decline: cause-specific mortality 1907-1990. Australia and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 1998; 22(1): 37-44.


 

1993

Taylor R. Non-communicable disease in the tropics. Medical Journal of Australia 1993; 159: 266-270.


 

1992

Taylor R, Badcock J, Pargeter K, Lund M, Fred T, Ringrose H, King H, Zimmet P, Bach F, Wang R-L, Sladden T. Dietary intake, exercise, obesity and non-communicable disease in rural and urban populations of three Pacific Island countries. Journal of American College of Nutrition 1992; 11(3): 283-293.


 

1989

Taylor R, Lewis N, Levy S. Societies in transition: mortality patterns in Pacific Island populations. International Journal of Epidemiology 1989; 18(3): 634-646.


 

1987

Taylor R, Dumbrell S, Koteka G. Prevention and control of noncommunicable disease in the Cook Islands. New Zealand Medical Journal 1987; 100(823): 289-292.


 

1983

Taylor R. Prevention and control of non-communicable diseases in Pacific Island nations: Prospects and constraints. Medical Journal of Australia 1983; 2: 389-394.

2017

Linhart C, Tukana I, Lin S, Taylor R, Morrell S, Vatucawaqa P, Magliano DJ, Zimmet P. Declines and plateaux in smoking prevalence over three decades in Fiji. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 2017, 1–7. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntw292


 

Linhart C, Naseri T, Lin S, Taylor R, Morrell S, McGarvey ST, Magliano DJ, Zimmet P. Tobacco smoking trends in Samoa over four decades: can continued globalization rectify that which it has wrought? Globalization and Health. Accepted 6 June 2017. In Press 2017.