School of Population Health

General Mortality and NCD Publications

2018

Anwar J, Torvaldsen S, Sheikh M, Taylor R. Under-estimation of maternal and perinatal mortality revealed by an enhanced surveillance system: enumerating all births and deaths in Pakistan. BMC Public Health. 18:428. April 2018. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-5363-3.


 

Anwar J, Torvaldsen S, Sheikh M, Taylor R. Completeness of a maternal and perinatal mortality enhanced surveillance system in Pakistan: evidence from capture-recapture methods. Maternal and Child Health Journal. Dec 2018 22(12):1743-1750. doi: 10.1007/s10995-018-2571-5.


 

Taylor R, Page A, Wodak A, Dudley M, Munot S, Morrell S. Confluence of suicide and drug overdose epidemics in young Australian males: common causality? BMC Public Health. Aug 2018 18(1):965. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-5875-x.


 

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. July 2017 15:25. doi: 10.1186/s12963-017-0140-6


 

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.