Best C, Haseen F, van der Sluijs W, Ozakinci G, Currie D, Eadie D, Stead M, MacKintosh A, Pearce J, Tisch C, et al. (2016) Relationship between e-cigarette point of sale recall and e-cigarette use in secondary school children: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health 16: 310.

Best C, van der Sluijs W, Haseen F, Eadie D, Stead M, MacKintosh AM, Pearce J, Tisch C, et al. (2016) Does exposure to cigarette brands increase the likelihood of adolescent e-cigarette use? A cross-sectional study. BMJ Open 6: e008734.

Eadie D, Stead M, Mackintosh AM, Tisch C, Pearce J, et al. (2016) Are retail outlets complying with national legislation to protect children from exposure to tobacco displays at point of sale? Early results from the first compliance study in the UK. PLOS ONE 11(3): e0152178.

Garthwaite K, Smith KE, Bambra C, and Pearce J (2016) Desperately seeking reductions in health inequalities: Who are we researching for? Sociology of Health and Illness 38: 459-478.

Niedzwiedz CL, Mitchell RJ, Shortt NK, and Pearce JR (2016) Social protection spending and inequalities in depressive symptoms across Europe. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology

Niedzwiedz CL, Richardson EA, Tunstall H, Shortt NK, Mitchell RJ, and Pearce JR (2016) The relationship between wealth and loneliness among older people across Europe: Is social participation protective? Preventive Medicine doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2016.07.016

Pearce J, Mitchell R, and Shortt N (2016) Place, space and health inequalities. In: Smith K, Bambra C, Hill S (eds). Health Inequalities: Critical Perspectives. OUP: Oxford

Pearce J, Rind E, Shortt N, Tisch C, and Mitchell R (2016) Tobacco retail environments and social inequalities in individual-level smoking and cessation among Scottish adults. Nicotine & Tobacco Research 18: 138-146.

Pearce J, Shortt N, Rind E, and Mitchell R (2016) Life course, green space and health: incorporating place into life course epidemiology. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 13: 331.

Shortt N, Tisch C, Pearce J, Richardson E, and Mitchell R (2016) The density of tobacco retailers in both home and school environments and relationship with adolescent smoking behaviours in Scotland. Tobacco Control 25: 75-82.

Stead M, Eadie D, Mackintosh A, Best C, Miller M, Haseen F, Pearce JTisch C, et al. (2016) Young people’s exposure to point-of-sale tobacco products and promotions. Public Health 

Tunstall HVRichardson EAPearce JRMitchell RJ and Shortt NK (2016) Are migration patterns and mortality related among European regions? European Journal of Public Health ckw008

Van Der Sluijs W, Haseen F, Miller M, MacGregor A, Sharp C, Amos A, Best C, Stead M, Eadie D, Pearce J, et al. (2016) ‘It looks like an adult sweetie shop’: point-of-sale tobacco display exposure and brand awareness in Scottish secondary school students. Nicotine and Tobacco Research.


Ball K, Lamb KE, Costa C, Cutumisu N, Ellaway A, Kamphuis CBM, Mentz G, Pearce J, et al. (2015) Neighbourhood socioeconomic disadvantage and fruit and vegetable consumption: a seven countries comparison. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 12(1): 68

Brown JL, MacDonald R and Mitchell R (2015) Are people who participate in cultural activities more satisfied with life? Social Indicators Research 122(1): 135-146

Church A, Mitchell R, Ravenscroft N and Stapleton LM (2015) ‘Growing your own’: a multi-level modelling approach to understanding personal food growing trends and motivations in EuropeEcological Economics 110: 71-80

Day PL, Pearce JR and Pearson AL (2015) A temporal analysis of the spatial clustering of food outlets around schools in Christchurch, New Zealand, 1966 to 2006. Public Health Nutrition 18(1): 135-142

Dibben C and Clemens T (2015) Place of work and residential exposure to ambient air pollution and birth outcomes in Scotland, using geographically fine pollution climate mapping estimates. Environmental Research 140: 535-541

Eadie D, Stead M, MacKintosh AM, MacDonald L, Purves R, Pearce JTisch C, et al. (2015) E-cigarette marketing in UK stores: an observational audit and retailers’ views. BMJ Open 5(9): e008547.

Garthwaite K, Smith K, Bambra C and Pearce J (2015) Desperately seeking reductions in health inequalities: perspectives of UK researchers on past, present and future directions in health inequalities research. Sociology of Health & Illness

Ivory V, Blakely T, Pearce J, et al. (2015) Could strength of exposure to the residential neighbourhood modify associations between walkability and physical activity? Social Science & Medicine 147: 232-241.

Ivory VC, Russell M, Witten K, Hooper CM, Pearce J and Blakely T (2015) What shape is your neighbourhood?: Investigating the micro geographies of physical activity. Social Science and Medicine 133: 313-321

Mitchell R, Richardson E, Shortt N and Pearce J (2015) Neighbourhood environments and reduced socio-economic inequalities in mental wellbeing: an international study of urban dwellers. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 49(1): 80-84

Niedzwiedz CMitchell R and Pearce J (2015) OP21 Social protection as a mechanism for reducing educational inequalities in mental health among the working-age population: cross-national analysis before and after the economic crisis. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 69: A18.1

Niedzwiedz CL, Pell JP, and Mitchell R (2015) The relationship between financial distress and life-course socioeconomic inequalities in well-being: cross-national analysis of European welfare states. American Journal of Public Health 105(10): 2090-2098.

Oliver M, Witten K, Blakely T, Parker K, Badland H, Schofield G, Ivory V, Pearce J, et al. (2015) Neighbourhood built environment associations with body size in adults: mediating effects of activity and sedentariness in a cross-sectional study of New Zealand adults. BMC Public Health 15(1): 956.

Pearce J (2015) Invited commentary: history of place, life course, and health inequalities-historical geographic information systems and epidemiologic research. American Journal of Epidemiology 181(1): 26-29

Pearce J, Rind E, Shortt N, Tisch C and Mitchell R (2015) Tobacco retail environments and social inequalities in individual-level smoking and cessation among Scottish adultsNicotine and Tobacco Research

Reid A, Garrett E, Dibben C and Williamson L (2015) A confession of ignorance: deaths from old age and deciphering cause-of-death statistics in Scotland, 1855-1949The History of the Family 20(3): 320-344

Ribeiro AI, de Pina MdF and Mitchell R (2015) Development of a measure of multiple physical environmental deprivation. After United Kingdom and New Zealand, Portugal. European Journal of Public Health 25(4): 610-617

Richardson EA, Hill SE, Mitchell R, Pearce J and Shortt NK (2015) Is local alcohol outlet density related to alcohol-related morbidity and mortality in Scottish cities? Health and Place 33: 172-180

Rind E, Shortt N, Mitchell R, Richardson EA and Pearce J (2015) Are income-related differences in active travel associated with physical environmental characteristics?: A multi-level ecological approach. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 12(1): 73

Shortt N, Tisch CPearce J, Mitchell RRichardson E, Hill S and Collin J (2015) A cross-sectional analysis of the relationship between tobacco and alcohol outlet density and neighbourhood deprivation. BMC Public Health 15: 1014.

Tunstall H, Shortt NK, Pearce JR and Mitchell RJ (2015) Difficult Life Events, Selective Migration and Spatial Inequalities in Mental Health in the UK. PLoS One 10(5): e0126567

Walthery P, Stafford M, Nazroo J, Whitehead M, Dibben C, et al. (2015) Health trajectories in regeneration areas in England: the impact of the New Deal for Communities intervention. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 69: 762-768


Astell-Burt T, Mitchell R and Hartig T (2014) The association between green space and mental health varies across the lifecourse. A longitudinal studyJournal of Epidemiology and Community Health 68:578-583.

Ayuka F, Barnett R and Pearce J (2014) Neighbourhood availability of alcohol outlets and hazardous alcohol consumption in New ZealandHealth and Place 29:186-199

Bhopal RS, Cezard G, Bansal N, Ward HJT, Bhala N, Fischbacher C, Povey C, Pearce J et al. (2014) Ethnic variations in five lower gastrointestinal diseases: Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Study. BMJ Open 4(10):e006120-e006120

Clemens T and Dibben C (2014) A method for estimating wage, using standardised occupational classifications, for use in medical research in the place of self-reported incomeBMC Medical Research Methodology 14:59

Dibben C, Popham F, Raab G et al. (2014) DataSHIELD: taking the analysis to the data, not the data to the analysis. International Journal of Epidemiology 43(6):1929-1944

Feng Z, Dibben C, Witham MD, Donnan PT, Vadiveloo T, Sniehotta F, Crombie IK and McMurdo MET (2014) Dog ownership and physical activity in later life: A cross-sectional observational study. Preventive Medicine 66:101-106

Fischbacher CM, Brin G, Bansal N, Bhopal R, and Pearce J (2014) Measures of socioeconomic position are not consistently associated with ethnic differences in cardiovascular disease in Scotland: methods from the Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Study (SHELS)International Journal of Epidemiology 43:129-139.

Hartig T, Mitchell R, de Vries S and Frumkin H (2014) Nature and HealthAnnual Review of Public Health 35:207-228.

Haw, S, Amos A, Eadie D, Frank J, MacDonald L, MacIntosh A, McGregor A, Miller M, Pearce J, Sharp C, Stead M, Tisch C, and van der Sluijs W (2014) Determining the impact of smoking point of sale legislation among youth (DISPLAY) study: a protocol for an evaluation of public health policy. BMC Public Health 14:251.

Kirby GNC, Carson JK, Dunlop FRJ, Dibben C, Dearle A, Williamson LEP, Garrett E and Reid A (2014) Automatic methods for coding historical occupation descriptions to standard classifications. Population Reconstruction workshop, 19-21 February 2014

Kirby GNC, de Kerckhove C, Shumailov I, Carson JK, Dearle A, Dibben C and Williamson LEP (2014) Comparing relational and graph databases for pedigree data sets. Population Reconstruction workshop, 19-21 February 2014

Lee D and Mitchell R (2014) Controlling for localised spatio-temporal autocorrelation in long-term air pollution and health studies Statistical Methods in Medical Research doi 10.1177/0962280214527384.

Mitchell R and Lee D (2014) Is there really a ‘wrong side of the tracks’ in urban areas and does it matter for spatial analysis? Annals of the Association of American Geographers 104(3): 432–443.

Mukherjee M, Gupta R, Farr A, Heaven M, Stoddart A, Nwaru BI, Fitzsimmons D, Chamberlain G, Bandyopadhyay A, Fischbacher C, Dibben C et al. (2014) Estimating the incidence, prevalence and true cost of asthma in the UK: secondary analysis of national stand-alone and linked databases in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales – a study protocol. BMJ Open 4(11), 8 p.006647

Niedzwiedz C, Katikireddi SV, Pell J and Mitchell R (2014) Socioeconomic inequalities in the quality of life of older Europeans in different welfare regimes European Journal of Public Health 24(3): 364-370.

Niedzwiedz C, Katikireddi SV, Pell J and Mitchell R (2014) The association between life course socioeconomic position and life satisfaction in different welfare states: European comparative study of individuals in early old ageAge and Ageing 43(3): 431-436.

Pearce J (2014) Geographies of health inequality. In Cockerham WC, Dingwall R, and Quah SR, (eds), The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behavior, and Society. Wiley-Blackwell.

Pearson A, Telfar-Barnard L, Pearce J, Kingham S, and Howden-Chapman P (2014) Housing quality and resilience in New ZealandBuilding Research and Information 42:182-90.

Richardson EAPearce JMitchell RShortt NK, and Tunstall H. (2014) Have regional inequalities in life expectancy widened within the European Union between 1991 and 2008? European Journal of Public Health 24(3): 357-363.

Rushworth A, Lee D and Mitchell R (2014) A spatio-temporal model for estimating the long-term effects of air pollution on respiratory hospital admissions in Greater LondonSpatial and Spatio-Temporal Epidemiology, 10:29-38

Shortt NK, Rind E, Pearce J, and Mitchell R (2014) Integrating environmental justice and socio-ecological models of health to understand population-level physical activityEnvironment and Planning A 46:1479–95.

Shortt N, Tisch C, Pearce J, Richardson E and Mitchell R (2014) The density of tobacco retailers in both home and school environments and relationship with adolescent smoking behaviours in Scotland. Tobacco Control.

Stafford M, Badland H, Nazroo J, Halliday E, Walthery P, Povall S, Dibben C, et al. (2014) Evaluating the health inequalities impact of area-based initiatives across the socioeconomic spectrum: a controlled intervention study of the New Deal for Communities, 2002-2008Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 68(10): 979-986

Thornton L, Pearce J, and Ball K (2014) Socio-demographic factors associated with healthy eating and food security in socioeconomically disadvantaged groups in the United Kingdom and Victoria, AustraliaPublic Health Nutrition 17:20-30.

Tunstall H, Mitchell R, Pearce J and Shortt N (2014) The general and mental health of movers to more- and less-disadvantaged socio-economic and physical environments within the UK. Social Science and Medicine 118:97-107

Tunstall H, Pearce JR, Shortt NK and Mitchell RJ (2014) Residential mobility and the association between physical environment disadvantage and general and mental health. Journal of Public Health.


Baker JMitchell R, Lawson K and Pell J (2013) Ethnic differences in the cost-effectiveness of targeted and mass screening for high cardiovascular risk in the UK: cross-sectional study. Heart

Baker JMitchell R, and Pell J (2013) Cross-sectional study of ethnic differences in the utility of area deprivation measures to target socioeconomically deprived individualsSocial Science and Medicine 85: 27-31.

Ballas D, Dorling D, Nakaya T, Tunstall H and Hanaoka K (2013) Income inequalities in Japan and the UK: a comparative study of two island economies Social Policy and Society FirstView Article: 1-15.

Cabieses B, and Tunstall H (2013) Socioeconomic vulnerability and its association with access to health care among international immigrants in Chile. In Thomas F, and Gideon J (eds) Migration, Health and Inequality London: Zed Books.

Cabieses B, Tunstall H and Pickett K (2013) Testing the Latino paradox in Latin America: a population-based study of Intra-regional immigrants in Chile. Revista Médica de Chile 141(10):1255-1265

Cabieses B, Tunstall H, Pickett KE and Gideon J (2013) Changing patterns of migration in Latin America: how can research develop intelligence for public health? Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública (Pan American Journal of Public Health) 34(1):68-74

Cabieses B, Tunstall H and Pickett K (2013) Understanding the Socioeconomic Status of International Immigrants in Chile Through Hierarchical Cluster Analysis: A Population-Based Study. International Migration 53(2):303-320

Campbell M, Ballas D, Dorling D and Mitchell R (2013) Mortality inequalities: Scotland versus England and WalesHealth and Place.

Carson JK, Kirby GNC, Dearle A, Williamson LEP, Garrett E, Reid A and Dibben C (2013) Exploiting historical registers: Automatic methods for coding c19th and c20th cause of death descriptions to standard classifications. New Techniques and Technologies for Statistics, 5-7 March 2013

Dezateux C, Brocklehurst P, Burgess S, Burton P, Carey A, Colson D, Dibben C, Elliott P, Emond A and Goldstein H (2013) Life Study: a UK-wide birth cohort study of environment, development, health, and wellbeing. The Lancet 382:S31

Dibben C and Popham TF (2013) Are health inequalities evident at all ages? An ecological study of English mortality records. European Journal of Public Health 23(1):39-45

Lee D, and Mitchell R (2013) Locally adaptive spatial smoothing using conditional autoregressive modelsJournal of the Royal Statistical Society Series C arXiv:1205.3641.

Leese GP, Feng Z, Leese R, Dibben C and Emslie-Smith A (2013) Impact of health-care accessibility and social deprivation on diabetes related foot disease. Diabetic Medicine 30(4):484-490

Mitchell R (2013) Is physical activity in natural environments better for mental health than physical activity in other environments? Social Science and Medicine.

Oliveira E, Aspinall P, Briggs A, Cummins S, Leyland A, Mitchell R, Roe J, and Ward Thompson C (2013) Protocol for a quasi-experimental study: How effective is the Forestry Commission Scotland’s woodland improvement programme — ‘Woods In and Around Towns’ (WIAT) — at improving psychological wellbeing in deprived urban communities? BMJ Open 3:e003648

Ord K, Mitchell R, and Pearce J (2013) Is level of neighbourhood green space associated with physical activity in green space? International Journal of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity 10: 127

Pearce J (2013) An environmental justice framework for understanding neighbourhood inequalities in health and well-being. In Van Ham M, Manley D, Maclennan D, Bailey N, and Simpson L (eds). Neighbourhood effects or neighbourhood based problems? A policy context. Springer Press.

Pearce J (2013) Financial crisis, austerity policies and geographical inequalities in healthEnvironment and Planning A 45:2030-2045.

Pearson A, Pearce J and Kingham S (2013) Deprived yet healthy: Neighbourhood-level resilience in New ZealandSocial Science and Medicine 91: 238-245.

Popham TF, Dibben C and Bambra C (2013) Are health inequalities really not the smallest in the Nordic welfare states?: A comparison of mortality inequality in 37 countriesJournal of Epidemiology and Community Health 67(5):412-418

Ribeiro AMitchell R, Carvalho M and Pina MF (2013) Physical activity-friendly neighbourhood among older adults from a medium size urban setting in Southern EuropePreventive Medicine 57(5): 664–670.

Richardson EAPearce JMitchell R, and Kingham S. (2013) The role of physical activity in the relationship between urban green space and healthPublic Health 127(4): 318-324.

Richardson EAPearce JTunstall HMitchell R and Shortt NK (2013) Particulate air pollution and health inequalities: a Europe-wide ecological analysisInternational Journal of Health Geographics 12:34.

Rind E, and Jones A (2013) Declining physical activity and the socio-cultural context of the geography of industrial restructuring: A novel conceptual framework Journal of Physical Activity and Health.

Roe J, Ward Thompson C, Aspinall P, Brewer M, Duff E, Miller D, Mitchell R and Clow A (2013) Green Space and Stress: Evidence from Cortisol Measures in Deprived Urban CommunitiesInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 10 (9): 4086-4103.

Shaddick G, Lee D, and Wakefeld J (2013) Ecological bias in studies of the short-term effects of air pollution on healthInternational Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 22: 65-74.

Shortt NK, and Hammett D (2013) Housing and health in an informal settlement upgrade, Cape Town, South AfricaThe Journal of Housing and the Built Environment.

Signal L, Walton M, Ni Mhurchu C, Maddison R, Bowers S, Carter K, Gorton D, Heta C, Lanumata T, McKerchar C, O’Dea D and Pearce J (2013) A complex environmental approach to tackling ‘wicked’ problems in public health: a case study in enhancing food security and physical activity for Māori, Pacific and low-income people in New ZealandHealth Promotion International 28: 84-94.

Thornton L, Pearce J, and Ball K (2013) Socio-demographic factors associated with healthy eating and food security in socioeconomically disadvantaged groups in the United Kingdom and Victoria, AustraliaPublic Health Nutrition


Atherton I, Evans J, Dibben C, Woods L and Hubbard G (2012) Differences in self-assessed health by socioeconomic group amongst people with and without a history of cancer: an analysis using representative data from Scotland. Journal of Cancer Surviorship 6(4):458-467

Cabieses B, Pickett KE and Tunstall H (2012) Comparing sociodemographic factors associated with disability between immigrants and the Chilean-born: Are there different stories to tell? International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 9(12):4403-4432.

Cabieses B, Pickett KE and Tunstall H (2012) What are the living conditions and health status of those who don’t report their migration status? a population-based study in Chile BMC Public Health 12:1013.

Cabieses B, and Tunstall H (2012) Immigrant health workers in Chile: is there a Latin American “brain drain”? Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública 32(2):161–167.

Cabieses B, Tunstall H, Pickett KE and Gideon J (2012) Understanding differences in access and use of healthcare between international immigrants to Chile and the Chilean-born: a repeated cross-sectional population-based study in Chile International Journal for Equity in Health 11: 68.

Clemens T, Popham F and Boyle P (2014) What is the effect of unemployment on all-cause mortality?: A cohort study using propensity score matching. European Journal of Public Health 25(1):115-121

Dibben C and Clemens TL (2012) Estimating an occupational based wage in the census: A mixed model approach to generate empirical bayes estimates. Scottish Longitudinal Study Research Working Paper 10

Dibben C, Feng Z, Huang Z, Kirby GNC and Williamson LEP (2012) Linking Scottish vital events records back through time to produce the ‘Understanding Scotland’s People Study’. 2nd Mosaic conference, Hungary 6-7 September 2012

Gallagher LM, Kappatos D, Tisch C, and Ellis PM (2012) Suicide by poisoning in New Zealand: A toxicological analysisNew Zealand Medical Journal 125(1362): 15-25.

Ellaway A, Macdonald L, Lamb K, Thornton L, Day P, and Pearce J (2012) Do obesity-promoting food environments cluster around socially disadvantaged schools in Glasgow? Health and Place 18: 1335-1340.

Hiscock R, Moon G, Pearce J, Barnett R, and Daley V (2012) Do general medical practice characteristics influence the effectiveness of smoking cessation programs? A multilevel analysisNicotine and Tobacco Research 14: 703-710.

Lee D (2012) Using spline models to estimate the varying health risks from air pollution across ScotlandStatistics in Medicine 31: 3366-3378.

Lee D, and Mitchell R (2012) Boundary detection in disease mapping studiesBiostatistics 13(3): 415-426.

Moon G, Pearce J, and Barnett R (2012) Smoking, ethnic residential segregation and ethnic diversity: a spatio-temporal analysisAnnals of the Association of American Geographers 102: 912-921.

Niedzwiedz C, Katikireddi SV, Pell J, and Mitchell R (2012) Life course socio-economic position and quality of life in adulthood: a systematic review of life course modelsBMC Public Health 12:628.

Pearce J (2012) The ‘blemish of place’: stigma, geography and health inequalitiesSocial Science and Medicine 75: 1921-1924.

Pearce J, Barnett R, and Moon G (2012) Socio-spatial inequalities in health-related behaviours: pathways linking place and smokingProgress in Human Geography 36: 3-21.

Powell H, Lee D, and Bowman A (2012) Estimating constrained concentration-response functions between air pollution and health. Environmetrics 23: 228-237.

Richardson EAMitchell R, Hartig T, de Vries S, Astell-Burt T, and Frumkin H (2012) Green cities and health: A question of scale? Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 66: 160-165.

Richardson EAPearce JMitchell R, and Shortt NK (2012) A Regional Measure of Neighborhood Multiple Environmental Deprivation: Relationships with Health and Health Inequalities? The Professional Geographer 65(1):153-170.

Rind E, and Jones A (2012) Obesity and overweight in the United Kingdom – overcoming obesogenic environments. Berichte zur deutschen Landeskunde: Therapeutische Landschaften [Therapeutic Landscapes] 86(2): 125-133.

Shortt NKRichardson EAPearce J, and Mitchell RJ (2012) Mortality inequalities by environment type in New ZealandHealth and Place 18(5): 1132-1136.

Signal L, Walton M, Ni Mhurchu C, Maddison R, Bowers S, Carter K, Gorton D, Heta C, Lanumata T, McKerchar C, O’Dea D, and Pearce J (2012) A complex environmental approach to tackling ‘wicked’ problems in public health: a case study in enhancing food security and physical activity for Māori, Pacific and low-income people in New ZealandHealth Promotion International. 28: 84-94.

Thornton L, Pearce J, Macdonald L, Lamb K, and Ellaway A (2012) Does the choice of neighbourhood supermarket access measure influence associations with individual-level fruit and vegetable consumption? A case study from GlasgowInternational Journal of Health Geographics 11:29.

Tunstall H, Cabieses B and Shaw R (2012) The characteristics of mobile families with young children in England and the impact of their moves on neighbourhood inequalities in maternal and child healthHealth and Place 18(3):657–670.

Tunstall HMitchell R, Gibbs J, Platt S, and Dorling D (2012) Socio-demographic diversity and unexplained variation in death rates among the most deprived parliamentary constituencies in BritainJournal of Public Health 34(2): 296-304.

Ward Thompson C, Roe J, Aspinall P, Mitchell R, Clow A, and Miller D (2012) More green space is linked to less stress in deprived communities: Evidence from salivary cortisol patternsLandscape and Urban Planning 105(3): 221-229.

Willocks LJ, Bhaskar A, Ramsay CN, Lee D, Brewster DH, Fischbache CM, Chalmers J, Morris G, and Scott M (2012) Cardiovascular disease and air pollution in Scotland: no association or insufficient data and study design? BMC Public Health 12: 227.

Witten K, Blakely T, Bagheri N, Badland H, Ivory V, Pearce J, Mavoa S, Hinckson E, and Schofield G (2012) Neighborhood built environment and transport and leisure physical activity: Findings using objective exposure and outcome measures in New ZealandEnvironmental Health Perspectives 120: 971-977.


Day P, and Pearce J (2011) Obesity-promoting food environments and the spatial clustering of food outlets around schoolsAmerican Journal of Preventive Medicine 40: 113–121.

Dujardin C, Farfan-Portet MI, Mitchell R, Popham F, Thomas I, and Lorant V (2011) Does country influence the health burden of informal care? An international comparison between Belgium and Great BritainSocial Science and Medicine 73(8): 1123-1132.

Lee D, Ferguson C, and Scott EM (2011) Constructing representative air quality indicators with measures of uncertaintyJournal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A 1: 109-126.

Lee D (2011) A comparison of conditional autoregressive models used in Bayesian disease mappingSpatial and Spatio-temporal Epidemiology 2: 79-89.

Miller LJ, Willis JA, Pearce J, Barnett R, Darlow BA, and Scott RS (2011) Urban-rural variation in childhood type 1 diabetes incidence, in Canterbury, New Zealand 1980 to 2004. Health and Place 17: 248–256.

Park JJ, O’Brien L, Roe J, Ward Thompson C, and Mitchell R (2011). The natural outdoors and health: Assessing the value and potential contribution of secondary public data sets in the UK to current and future knowledgeHealth and Place 17(1): 269-279.

Pearce J, Barnett R, and Moon G (2011) Socio-spatial inequalities in health-related behaviours: pathways linking place and smokingProgress in Human Geography 36(1): 3-24.

Pearce JRichardson EAMitchell RJ, and Shortt NK (2011). Environmental justice and health: a study of multiple environmental deprivation and geographical differences in health in New ZealandSocial Science and Medicine 73(3): 410-420.

Richardson EA, Pearce J, and Kingham S (2011) Is particulate air pollution associated with health and health inequalities in New Zealand? Health and Place 17(5): 1137-1143.

Rind E, and Jones A (2011) The Geography of recreational physical activity in EnglandHealth and Place 17(1): 157-165.

Smith D, Pearce J, and Harland K (2011) Can a deterministic spatial microsimulation model provide reliable small-area estimates of health behaviours? An example of smoking prevalence in New ZealandHealth and Place 17: 618-624.

Witten K, Pearce J, and Day P (2011) Neighbourhood Destination Accessibility Index: A GIS tool for measuring infrastructure support for neighbourhood physical activityEnvironment and Planning A 43: 205-223.


Cabieses B, Ferrer L, Villarroel K, Tunstall H, and Norr K (2010) The relationship between knowledge of HIV, self-perceived vulnerability and sexual risk behaviours among community clinic workers in Chile. Revista de Salud Pública 12(5): 777-789.

Lee D, and Neocleous T (2010) Bayesian quantile regression for count data with application to environmental epidemiologyJournal of the Royal Statistical Society Series C (Appl. Statist.) 59: 905–992.

Lee D, and Shaddick G (2010) Spatial modelling of air pollution in studies of its short-term health effects Biometrics 66(4): 1238-1246.

Moon G, Barnett R, and Pearce J (2010) Ethnic segregation and tobacco consumption: a multilevel repeated cross-sectional analysis of smoking prevalenceEnvironment and Planning A 42: 469-486.

Mitchell R, Dujardin C, Popham F, Farfan Portet M-I, Thomas I, and Lorant V (2010) Using matched areas to explore international differences in population healthSocial Science and Medicine 73(8): 1113-1122.

Mitchell R, Astell-Burt T, and Richardson EA (2010) A comparison of green space indicators for epidemiological researchJournal of Epidemiology and Community Health 65(10): 853-858.

Nair S, Richardson EA, Thompson WRE, Shortt NK, and Stewart KJ (2010) The influence of geography on uptake of plastic surgery services – analysis based on bilateral breast reduction dataJournal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery 63(4): 666-672.

Ogilvie D, Mitchell R, Mutrie N, Petticrew M, and Platt S (2010) Shoe leather epidemiology: active travel and transport infrastructure in the urban landscapeInternational Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 7(1): 43.

Pearce J, and Dorling D (2010) Influence of selective migration patterns among smokers and nonsmokers on geographical inequalities in healthAnnals of the Association of American Geographers 100(2): 393–408.

Pearce JRichardson EAMitchell R, and Shortt NK (2010) Environmental justice and health: the implications of the socio-spatial distribution of multiple environmental deprivation for health inequalities in the United KingdomTransactions of the Institute of British Geographers 35(4): 522-539.

Richardson EAMitchell R (2010) Gender differences in green space and health relationships in the United KingdomSocial Science and Medicine 71: 568-575.

Richardson EAMitchell RShortt NKPearce J, and Dawson TP (2010) Developing summary measures of health-related multiple physical environmental deprivation for epidemiological research Environment and Planning A 42:1650-1668.

Richardson EAPearce JMitchell R, Day P, and Kingham S (2010) The association between green space and cause-specific mortality in urban New Zealand: an ecological analysis of green space utilityBMC Public Health 10(1): 240.

Richardson EAShortt N, and Mitchell R (2010) The mechanism behind environmental injustice in Scotland: Which came first, the deprivation or the landfill? Environment and Planning A 42: 223-240

Rind E, and Pearce J (2010) The spatial distribution of campylobacteriosis in New Zealand, 1997 – 2005Epidemiology and Infection 138(10): 1359-1371.

Shortt NKRichardson EAMitchell R, and Pearce J (2010) Re-engaging with the physical environment: a health-related environmental classification of the UKArea 43(1): 76-87.

Salway R, Lee D, Shaddick G, and Walker S (2010) Bayesian latent variable modelling in studies of air pollution and healthStatistics in Medicine 29(26): 2732-42.

Tunstall H, Pickett K and Johnsen J (2010) Residential mobility in the UK during pregnancy and infancy: Are pregnant women, new mothers and infants ‘unhealthy migrants’? Social Science and Medicine 71(4):786-798.

Wilson JG, Kingham S, and Pearce J (2010) Air pollution and restricted activity days among New Zealand school children and staffInternational Journal of Environment and Pollution 41: 140-154.


Barnett R, Pearce J, Moon G (2009) Is community inequality associated with smoking cessation in New Zealand, 1981-2006Social Science and Medicine 68: 876-884.

Barnett R, Pearce J, Moon G, Elliott J, and Barnett P (2009) Assessing the effects of the 2004 New Zealand Smokefree Environment Legislation upon rates of hospital admission for acute myocardial infarctionAustralian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 33: 515-520.

Clemens T, Boyle P and Popham F (2009) Unemployment, mortality and the problem of health-related selection: evidence from the Scottish and England and Wales (ONS) longitudinal studies. Health Statistics Quarterly / Office for National Statistics 43:7-13

Dorling D,  Mitchell R, Orford S, Shaw M, and Tunstall H (2009) Health Inequalities. In Kitchin R, Thrift N (eds) International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, Volume 1: 46–50. Oxford: Elsevier

Emslie C, and Mitchell R (2009) Are there gender differences in the geography of alcohol-related mortality in Scotland? An ecological studyBMC Public Health 9(1): 58.

Hiscock R, Pearce J, Barnett R, Moon G, and Daley V (2009) Do smoking cessation programmes influence geographical inequalities in health? An evaluation of the impact of the PEGS programme in Christchurch, New ZealandTobacco Control 18: 371-376.

Lee D, Ferguson C, and Mitchell R (2009) Air pollution and health in Scotland: a multicity studyBiostat 10(3): 409-423.

Miller L, Pearce J, Barnett R, Willis J, Darlow B, and Scott R (2009) Is population mixing associated with childhood Type 1 diabetes in Canterbury, New ZealandSocial Science and Medicine 68: 625-630.

Mitchell R, Gibbs J, Tunstall H, Platt S, and Dorling D (2009) Factors which nurture geographical resilience in Britain: a mixed methods study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 63(1): 18-23.

Mitchell R, and Shaw R (2009) The Health Impacts of the John Muir Award. Glasgow Centre for Population Health: Glasgow

Mitchell R (2009) Health, Risk and Resilience. In: Smith SJ, Pain R, Marston SA, Jones JPI, editors. The SAGE Handbook of Social Geographies. London: SAGE, pp. 329-350.

Pearce J, and Dorling D (2009) Tackling global health inequalities: closing the health gap in a generationEnvironment and Planning A 41: 1-6.

Pearce J, Hiscock R, Blakely T, and Witten K (2009) A national study of the association between neighbourhood access to fast food outlets and the diet and weight of local residentsHealth and Place 15: 193-197.

Pearce J, Hiscock R, Moon G, and Barnett R (2009) The neighbourhood effects of geographical access to tobacco retailers on individual smoking behaviourJournal of Epidemiology and Community Health 63: 69-77.

Richardson EAMitchell RShortt NPearce J, and Dawson T (2009) Evidence-based selection of environmental factors and datasets for measuring multiple environmental deprivation in epidemiological researchEnvironmental Health  8(Suppl 1): S18.

Shortt NK (2009) Regionalisation/Zoning Systems. In Kitchin R, and Thrift N (eds) The International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, Volume 1 (Oxford: Elsevier).

Stevenson A, Pearce J, Blakely T, Ivory V, and Witten K (2009) Neighbourhoods and health: a review of the New Zealand literatureNew Zealand Geographer  65: 211–221.

Thompson L, Barnett R, and Pearce J (2009) Scared straight?: Fear-appeal anti-smoking campaigns, risk, self-efficacy and addictionHealth, Risk and Society 11: 181–196.

Walton M, Pearce J, and Day P (2009) Examining the interaction between food outlets and outdoor food advertisements with primary school food environmentsHealth and Place 15: 811-818.


Davidson R, Mitchell R, and Hunt K (2008) Location, location, location: The role of experience of disadvantage in lay perceptions of area inequalities in healthHealth and Place 14(2): 167-181.

Day P, Pearce J, and Dorling D (2008) Twelve worlds: A geo-demographic comparison of global inequalities in mortalityJournal of Epidemiology and Community Health 62: 1002-1010.

Haynes R, Lake I, Kingham S, Sabel C, Pearce J, and Barnett R (2008) Influence of road curvature on fatal crashes in New ZealandAccident Analysis and Prevention 40: 843-850.

Haynes R, Pearce J, and Barnett R (2008) Cancer survival in New Zealand: ethnic, social and geographical inequalitiesSocial Science and Medicine 67: 928-937.

Hiscock R, Pearce J, Blakely T, and Witten K (2008) Is neighbourhood access to health care provision associated with individual-level utilisation and satisfaction? Health Services Research 43: 2183-2200.

Kistemann T, Rind E, Rechenburg A, Koch C, Claßen T, Herbst S, Wienand I, and Exner M (2008) A comparison of removal efficiencies of microbiological pollution in six sewage treatment plants with different treatment systemsInternational Journal of Hygiene and Public Health 211(5-6): 534-545.

Lake I, Pearce J, and Saville M (2008) The seasonal variations of Cryptosporidiosis in New ZealandEpidemiology and Infection 136: 1383-1387.

Lee D, and Shaddick G (2008) Modelling the effects of air pollution on health using Bayesian Dynamic Generalised Linear Models Environmetrics 19: 785-804.

Mitchell R, and Popham F (2008) Effect of exposure to natural environment on health inequalities: an observational population studyThe Lancet 372(9650): 1655-1660.

Mitchell R, and Sridharan S (2008) An Evaluation Strategy For The Forestry Commission Scotland Health Programme. Forestry Commission: Edinburgh

Morrison C, and Shortt NK (2008) Fuel poverty in Scotland: Refining spatial resolution in the Scottish Fuel Poverty Indicator using a GIS-based multiple risk index Health and Place 14: 702-717

Ogilvie D, Mitchell R, Mutrie N, Petticrew M, and Platt S (2008) Perceived characteristics of the environment associated with active travel: development and testing of a new scaleInternational Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 5(1): 32.

Ogilvie D, Mitchell R, Mutrie N, Petticrew M, and Platt S(2008) Personal and environmental correlates of active travel and physical activity in a deprived urban populationInternational Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 5(1): 43

Pearce J, Day P, and Witten K (2008) Neighbourhood provision of food and alcohol retailing and social deprivation in urban New ZealandUrban Policy and Research 26: 213-227.

Pearce J, Hiscock R, Blakely T, and Witten K (2008) The contextual effects of neighbourhood access to supermarkets and convenience stores on individual fruit and vegetable consumptionJournal of Epidemiology and Community Health 62: 198-200.

Pearce J, and Kingham S (2008). Environmental inequalities in New Zealand: a national study of air pollution and environmental justiceGeoforum 39: 980-993.

Pearce J, Mason K, Hiscock R, and Day P (2008) A national study of neighbourhood access to gambling opportunities and individual gambling behaviourJournal of Epidemiology and Community Health 62: 862-868.

Pearce JTisch C, and Barnett R (2008) Have geographical inequalities in cause-specific mortality in New Zealand increased during the period 1980-2001? New Zealand Medical Journal 121(1281): 15-27.

Pearce J, Witten K, Hiscock R, and Blakely T (2008) Regional and urban-rural variations in the association of neighbourhood deprivation with community resource access: a national studyEnvironment and Planning A 40: 2469–2489.

Shaddick G, Lee D, Zidek JV, and Salway R (2008) Estimating Exposure Response Functions Using Ambient Pollution Concentrations Annals of Applied Statistics 2: 1249-1270.

Witten K, Hiscock R, Pearce J, and Blakely T (2008) Neighbourhood access to public open space and the physical activity of residents: a national studyPreventive Medicine 47: 299-303.


Dorling D, Mitchell R, and Pearce J (2007) An observational study: the global impact of income inequality on health by ageBritish Medical Journal 335: 873-875.

Kingham S, Pearce J, and Zawar-Reza P (2007) Driven to injustice? Environmental justice and vehicle pollution in Christchurch, New Zealand. Transportation Research D: Transport and Environment 12: 254-263.

Lee D, and Shaddick G (2007) Time-Varying Coefficient Models for the Analysis of Air Pollution and Health Outcome DataBiometrics 63: 1253-1261.

Mitchell R, and Popham F (2007) Greenspace, urbanity and health: relationships in England Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 61(8): 681-683.

Pearce J, Barnett R, Collings S, and Jones I (2007) Did geographical inequalities in suicide among males aged 15 to 44 in New Zealand increase during the period 1981-2001? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 41: 359-365.

Pearce J, Barnett R, and Jones I (2007). Have urban/rural inequalities in suicide in New Zealand grown during the period 1980-2001? Social Science and Medicine 65(8): 1807-1819.

Pearce J, Blakely T, Witten K, and Bartie P (2007) Neighborhood deprivation and access to fast food retailing: a national study. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 32: 375-382.

Pearce J, Witten K, Hiscock R, and Blakely T (2007) Are socially disadvantaged neighbourhoods deprived of health-related community resources? International Journal of Epidemiology 36: 348-355.

Platt S, Mitchell R, Walker J, Hopton J, Petticrew et al. (2007) The Scottish Executive Central Heating Programme: Assessing Impacts On Health. Scottish Executive Social Research.

Popham F, and Mitchell R (2007) Relation of employment status to socioeconomic position and physical activity typesPreventive Medicine 45: 182-188.

Rugkasa J, Shortt NK and Boydell L (2007) The right tool for the task. ‘boundary spanners’ in a partnership approach to tackle fuel poverty in rural Northern IrelandHealth and Social Care in the Community 15(3): 221-230.

Sabel CE, Wilson JG, Kingham S, Tisch C, and Epton M (2007) Spatial implications of covariate adjustment on patterns of risk: Respiratory hospital admissions in Christchurch, New ZealandSocial Science and Medicine 65(1): 43-59.

Shortt NK, and Rugkasa J (2007) The walls were so damp and cold” Fuel Poverty and Ill Health in Northern Ireland: Results from a housing interventionHealth and Place 13(1): 99-110.

Sridharan S, Tunstall HMitchell R, and Lawder R (2007) An Exploratory Spatial Data Analysis Approach To Understanding The Relationship Between Deprivation And Mortality In ScotlandSocial Science and Medicine 65(9):1942-1952.

Tunstall HMitchell R, Gibbs J, Platt S, and Dorling D (2007) Is economic adversity always a killer? Disadvantaged areas with relatively low mortality rates Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 61(4): 337-343.

Wheeler B, Mitchell R, Shaw M, and Dorling D (2007) The geography of housing in Britain. Geography Review  20(3): 2-6.


Bartley M, Schoon I, Mitchell R, and Blane D (2006) Resilience as an asset for healthy development. In: Ziglio E, Morgan A (eds) Health Assets and the social determinants of health. WHO.

Mitchell R: ESRC Resilience Network (2006) (ed Bartley M) Capability and Resilience: Beating the Odds. London: University College London.

Land Use Consultants, and Mitchell R (2006)  Climate change impacts and adaptation: Countryside and the rural economy.  Research report for DEFRA.

Lawlor D, Davey Smith G, Mitchell R, and Ebrahim S (2006) Adult blood pressure and climate conditions in infancy: a test of the hypothesis that dehydration in infancy is associated with higher adult blood pressureAmerican Journal of Epidemiology 163(7): 608-614.

Mitchell R, and Backett-Millburn K (2006) Health and Resilience: What does a resilience approach offer health research and policy? RUHBC Findings series 11, University of Edinburgh.

Mitchell R, Wheeler B, Shaw M, and Dorling D (2006) What can the 2001 census tell us about education in Scotland? Scottish Educational Review 38(1): 54-60.

Ogilvie D, Mitchell R, Mutrie N, Petticrew M, and Platt S (2006) Evaluating Health Effects of Transport Interventions: Methodologic Case StudyAmerican Journal of Preventive Medicine 31(2): 118-126.

Pearce J, Barnett R, and Kingham S (2006) Slip! Slap! Slop! Cutaneous malignant melanoma incidence and social status in New Zealand, 1995-2000. Health and Place 12: 239-252.

Pearce J, Dorling D, 2006, Increasing geographical inequalities in health in New Zealand, 1980-2001, International Journal of Epidemiology 35: 597-603.

Pearce J, and Dorling D (2006) The place of population change in explaining geographical inequalities in health in New Zealand, International Journal of Epidemiology 35: 1099-1100.

Pearce J, Dorling D, Wheeler B, Barnett R, and Rigby J (2006) Geographical inequalities in health in New Zealand, 1980-2001: the gap widens. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 30: 461-466.

Pearce J, Kingham S, and Zawar-Reza P (2006) Every breath you take? Environmental justice and air pollution in Christchurch, New Zealand. Environment and Planning A 38: 919-938.

Pearce J, Witten K, and Bartie P (2006) Neighbourhoods and health: a GIS approach to measuring community resource accessibility. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 60: 389-395.

Popham F, and Mitchell R (2006) Leisure-time exercise and personal circumstances in the working age population: longitudinal analysis of the British Household Panel SurveyJournal of Epidemiology and Community Health 60: 270-274.

Shortt NK and Moore AJ (2006) Functional Localities: An Integrated Spatial Approach towards Health Care Locality DefinitionGeoJournal 67(1): 27-40.

Wheeler B, Mitchell R, Shaw M, and Dorling D (2006) The geography of education in Britain: what can the 2001 census tell us?  Geography Review 2006:20(1)16-20.

Wheeler B, Mitchell R, Shaw M, and Dorling D (2006) The geography of health in Britain: what can the 2001 census tell us? Geography Review 19(5): 21-25.


Barnett R, Pearce J, and Moon G (2005) Does social inequality matter? Assessing the effects of changing ethnic socio-economic disparities on Maori smoking in New Zealand, 1981-96. Social Science and Medicine 60: 1515-1526.

Mitchell R, Fowkes G, Blane D, and Bartley M (2005) High rates of ischaemic heart disease in Scotland are not explained by conventional risk factorsJournal of Epidemiology and Community Health 59: 565-567.

Mitchell R (2005) Commentary. The decline of death – how do we measure and interpret changes in self-reported health across cultures and time? International Journal of Epidemiology 34: 306-308.

Pearce J, and Boyle P (2005) Examining the relationship between lung cancer and radon in small areas across Scotland. Health and Place 11: 275-282.

Pearce J, and Boyle P (2005) Is the urban excess in lung cancer in Scotland explained by patterns of smoking? Social Science and Medicine 60: 2833-2843.

Shaw M, Tunstall H and Dorling D (2005) Increasing inequalities in risk of murder in Britain: trends in the demographic and spatial distribution of murder, 1981-2000. Health and Place, 11(1): 45-54.

Shortt NK, Moore AJ, Coombes M, and Wymer C (2005) Defining regions for locality health care planning: a multidimensional approach, Social Science and Medicine 60(12): 2715-2727.

Wheeler B, Shaw M, Mitchell R, and Dorling D (2005) Life In Britain. Policy Press (for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation) ISBN 1 86134 773 1.

Wilson JG, Kingham S, Pearce J, and Sturman AP (2005) A review of intra-urban variations in particulate air pollution: implications for epidemiological research. Atmospheric Environment 39: 6444-6462.


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