Publications 2014-15

Publications 2014-15

Peer-reviewed published studies that have used data linked by a PHRN data linkage unit or have conducted analysis via the SURE are listed below.

  1. Ampt, A. J., C. L. Roberts, J. M. Morris and J. B. Ford (2015). "The impact of first birth obstetric anal sphincter injury on the subsequent birth: a population-based linkage study." BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 15: 31.
  2. Aspinall, E. J., S. J. Hutchinson, N. Z. Janjua, J. Grebely, A. Yu, M. Alavi, J. Amin, D. J. Goldberg, H. Innes, M. Law, S. R. Walter, M. Krajden and G. J. Dore (2015). "Trends in mortality after diagnosis of hepatitis C virus infection: an international comparison and implications for monitoring the population impact of treatment." J Hepatol 62(2): 269-277.
  3. Bambach, M. R., R. Mitchell, G. Mattos, R. Grzebieta and A. S. McIntosh (2014). "Seriously injured occupants of passenger vehicle rollover crashes in NSW." Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety 25(3): 30-40.
  4. Bambach, M. R. and R. J. Mitchell (2015). "Safe system approach to reducing serious injury risk in motorcyclist collisions with fixed hazards." Accident Analysis & Prevention 74: 290-296.
  5. Banks, E., G. Joshy, M. F. Weber, B. Liu, R. Grenfell, S. Egger, E. Paige, A. D. Lopez, F. Sitas and V. Beral (2015). "Tobacco smoking and all-cause mortality in a large Australian cohort study: findings from a mature epidemic with current low smoking prevalence." BMC Med 13: 38.
  6. Bannister-Tyrrell, M., C. L. Roberts, C. Hasovits, T. Nippita and J. B. Ford (2015). "Incidence and outcomes of pregnancy-associated melanoma in New South Wales 1994-2008." Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 55(2): 116-122.
  7. Beiles, C. B., C. Retegan and G. J. Maddern (2014). "Victorian Audit of Surgical Mortality is associated with improved clinical outcomes." ANZ J Surg. 85(11): 803-807.
  8. Brotherton, J. M. L., M. Malloy, A. C. Budd, M. Saville, K. T. Drennan and D. M. Gertig (2015). "Effectiveness of less than three doses of quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine against cervical intraepithelial neoplasia when administered using a standard dose spacing schedule: Observational cohort of young women in Australia." Papillomavirus Research: doi:10.1016/j.pvr.2015.1005.1005.
  9. Budd, A. C., J. M. Brotherton, D. M. Gertig, T. Chau, K. T. Drennan and M. Saville (2014). "Cervical screening rates for women vaccinated against human papillomavirus." Med J Aust 201(5): 279-282.
  10. Cadilhac, D., N. A. Lannin, M. F. Kilkenny, L. Churilov, F. Kung, B. Grabsch, G. Donnan, C. Levi, H. Dewey, K. Hill, S. Faux, S. Middleton and C. Anderson (2014). "Variances in hospital death mortality: Experiences from the Australian Stroke Clinical Registry (AuSCR)." International Journal of Stroke 9(Issue Supplement S1): 19.
  11. Cameron, C. M., R. Shibl, R. J. McClure, S. K. Ng and A. P. Hills (2014). "Maternal pregravid body mass index and child hospital admissions in the first 5 years of life: results from an Australian birth cohort." Int J Obes (Lond) 38(10): 1268-1274.
  12. Chamberlain, C., G. Joshy, H. Li, J. Oats, S. Eades and E. Banks (2015). "The prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in Australia: a systematic review and meta-analysis." Diabetes Metab Res Rev 31(3): 234-247.
  13. Chamberlain, C., A. McLean, J. Oats, B. Oldenburg, S. Eades, A. Sinha and R. Wolfe (2015). "Low rates of postpartum glucose screening among indigenous and non-indigenous women in Australia with gestational diabetes." Matern Child Health J 19(3): 651-663.
  14. Chen, J. and K. M. Hillman (2015). "Cardiopulmonary arrest and mortality trends, and their association with rapid response system expansion." Med J Aust 202(1): 20.
  15. Chen, J., L. Ou, K. Hillman, A. Flabouris, R. Bellomo, S. J. Hollis and H. Assareh (2014). "The impact of implementing a rapid response system: a comparison of cardiopulmonary arrests and mortality among four teaching hospitals in Australia." Resuscitation 85(9): 1275-1281.
  16. Chen, J., L. Ou, K. M. Hillman, A. Flabouris, R. Bellomo, S. J. Hollis and H. Assareh (2014). "Cardiopulmonary arrest and mortality trends, and their association with rapid response system expansion." Med J Aust 201(3): 167-170.
  17. Cheng, T. C., J. P. Haisken-DeNew and J. Yong (2015). "Cream skimming and hospital transfers in a mixed public-private system." Soc Sci Med 132: 156-164.
  18. Comino, E. J., M. F. Harris, M. D. Islam, D. T. Tran, B. Jalaludin, L. Jorm, J. Flack and M. Haas (2015). "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 Serv Res 15: 12.
  19. Comino, E. J., M. F. Islam, D. T. Tran, L. Jorm, J. Flack, B. Jalaludin, M. Haas and M. F. Harris (2015). "Association of processes of primary care and hospitalisation for people with diabetes: A record linkage study." Diabetes Res Clin Pract 108(2): 296-305.
  20. Diaz, A., S. P. Moore, J. H. Martin, A. C. Green, G. Garvey and P. C. Valery (2015). "Factors associated with cancer-specific and overall survival among Indigenous and non-Indigenous gynecologic cancer patients in Queensland, Australia: a matched cohort study." Int J Gynecol Cancer 25(3): 542-547.
  21. Dixon, S. C., T. I. Ibiebele, M. M. Protani, J. Beesley, A. deFazio, A. J. Crandon, G. B. Gard, R. M. Rome, P. M. Webb and C. M. Nagle (2014). "Dietary folate and related micronutrients, folate-metabolising genes, and ovarian cancer survival." Gynecologic Oncology 132(3): 566-572.
  22. Donovan, P. J., N. Achong, K. Griffin, J. Galligan, C. J. Pretorius and D. S. McLeod (2015). "PTHrP-mediated hypercalcemia: causes and survival in 138 patients." J Clin Endocrinol Metab 100(5): 2024-2029.
  23. d'Udekem, Y., A. J. Iyengar, J. C. Galati, V. Forsdick, R. G. Weintraub, G. R. Wheaton, A. Bullock, R. N. Justo, L. E. Grigg, G. F. Sholler, S. Hope, D. J. Radford, T. L. Gentles, D. S. Celermajer and D. S. Winlaw (2014). "Redefining expectations of long-term survival after the Fontan procedure: twenty-five years of follow-up from the entire population of Australia and New Zealand." Circulation 130(11 Suppl 1): S32-38.
  24. Eitelhuber, T. and G. Davis (2014). "The custodian administered research extract server: "improving the pipeline" in linked data delivery systems." Health Information Science and Systems 2(6).
  25. Eitelhuber, T., G. Davis, D. Rosman and R. Glauert (2014). "Western Australia unveils advances in linked data delivery systems." Aust N Z J Public Health 38(4): 397-398.
  26. Falster, K., L. Jorm, S. Eades, J. Lynch, E. Banks, M. Brownell, R. Craven, K. Einarsdottir and D. Randall (2015). "What factors contribute to positive early childhood health and development in Australian Aboriginal children? Protocol for a population-based cohort study using linked administrative data (The Seeding Success Study)." BMJ Open 5(5): e007898.
  27. Falster, M. O., L. R. Jorm, K. A. Douglas, F. M. Blyth, R. F. Elliott and A. H. Leyland (2015). "Sociodemographic and health characteristics, rather than primary care supply, are major drivers of geographic variation in preventable hospitalizations in Australia." Med Care 53(5): 436-445.
  28. Fitridge, R. A., M. Boult, C. Mackillop, T. De Loryn, M. Barnes, P. Cowled, M. M. Thompson, P. J. Holt, A. Karthikesalingam, R. D. Sayers, E. Choke, J. R. Boyle, T. L. Forbes and T. V. Novick (2015). "International trends in patient selection for elective endovascular aneurysm repair: sicker patients with safer anatomy leading to improved 1-year survival." Ann Vasc Surg 29(2): 197-205.
  29. Gabbe, B. J., S. Braaf, M. Fitzgerald, R. Judson, J. E. Harrison, R. A. Lyons, J. Ponsford, A. Collie, S. Ameratunga, D. Attwood, N. Christie, A. Nunn and P. A. Cameron (2015). "RESTORE: REcovery after Serious Trauma-Outcomes, Resource use and patient Experiences study protocol." Inj Prev 21(5): 348-354.
  30. Gallego, B., F. Magrabi, O. P. Concha, Y. Wang and E. Coiera (2015). "Insights into temporal patterns of hospital patient safety from routinely collected electronic data." Health Inf Sci Syst 3(Suppl 1 HISA Big Data in Biomedicine and Healthcare 2013 Con): S2.
  31. Gibberd, A., R. Supramaniam, A. Dillon, B. K. Armstrong and D. L. O'Connell (2015). "Are Aboriginal people more likely to be diagnosed with more advanced cancer?" Med J Aust 202(4): 195-199.
  32. Guthridge, S., L. Li, S. Silburn, S. Q. Li, J. McKenzie and J. Lynch (2015). "Impact of perinatal health and socio-demographic factors on school education outcomes: A population study of Indigenous and non-Indigenous children in the Northern Territory." J Paediatr Child Health.
  33. Hansen, D., C. Retegan, N. Woodford, J. Vinluan and C. B. Beiles (2015). "Comparison of the Victorian Audit of Surgical Mortality with coronial cause of death." ANZ J Surg.
  34. Harding, J. L., J. E. Shaw, A. Peeters, T. Guiver, S. Davidson and D. J. Magliano (2015). "Mortality trends among people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes in Australia: 1997-2010." Diabetes Care 38(4): 733-734.
  35. Hayes, A., T. Lung, L. M. Wen, L. Baur, C. Rissel and K. Howard (2014). "Economic evaluation of "healthy beginnings" an early childhood intervention to prevent obesity." Obesity (Silver Spring) 22(7): 1709-1715.
  36. Henry, M. J., P. Jones, K. Morrissy, L. M. Matheson, G. Pitson, P. Healy, M. Coory, R. Lynch, A. Chapman and D. Ashley (2014). "Radiotherapy in the Barwon South Western Region: a rural perspective." J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol 58(5): 612-617.
  37. Howlett, S., T. Florio, H. Xu and J. Trollor (2015). "Ambulatory mental health data demonstrates the high needs of people with an intellectual disability: results from the New South Wales intellectual disability and mental health data linkage project." Aust N Z J Psychiatry 49(2): 137-144.
  38. Hure, A. J., C. L. Chojenta, J. R. Powers, J. E. Byles and D. Loxton (2015). "Validity and reliability of stillbirth data using linked self-reported and administrative datasets." J Epidemiol 25(1): 30-37.
  39. Iyengar, A. J., D. S. Winlaw, J. C. Galati, D. S. Celermajer, G. R. Wheaton, T. L. Gentles, L. E. Grigg, R. G. Weintraub, A. Bullock, R. N. Justo and Y. d'Udekem (2014). "Trends in Fontan surgery and risk factors for early adverse outcomes after Fontan surgery: The Australia and New Zealand Fontan Registry experience." The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 148(2): 566-575.
  40. Jackson, C. A., G. D. Mishra, L. Tooth, J. Byles and A. Dobson (2015). "Moderate agreement between self-reported stroke and hospital-recorded stroke in two cohorts of Australian women: a validation study." BMC Med Res Methodol 15: 7.
  41. Johar, M., G. Jones and E. Savage (2014). "What explains the quality and price of GP services? An investigation using linked survey and administrative data." Health Econ 23(9): 1115-1133.
  42. Jorgensen, M. L., J. M. Young, T. A. Dobbins and M. J. Solomon (2014). "Does patient age still affect receipt of adjuvant therapy for colorectal cancer in New South Wales, Australia?" J Geriatr Oncol 5(3): 323-330.
  43. Jorgensen, M. L., J. M. Young, T. A. Dobbins and M. J. Solomon (2015). "A mortality risk prediction model for older adults with lymph node-positive colon cancer." Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 24(2): 179-188.
  44. Khashram, M., J. S. Jenkins, J. Jenkins, A. J. Kruger, N. S. Boyne, W. J. Foster and P. J. Walker (2016). "Long-term outcomes and factors influencing late survival following elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: A 24-year experience." Vascular 24(2): 115-125.
  45. Kisely, S., S. Forsyth and D. Lawrence (2015). "Why do psychiatric patients have higher cancer mortality rates when cancer incidence is the same or lower?" Aust N Z J Psychiatry.
  46. Korda, R. J., G. Joshy, E. Paige, J. R. Butler, L. R. Jorm, B. Liu, A. E. Bauman and E. Banks (2015). "The relationship between body mass index and hospitalisation rates, days in hospital and costs: findings from a large prospective linked data study." PLoS One 10(3): e0118599.
  47. Korda, R. J., E. Paige, V. Yiengprugsawan, I. Latz and S. Friel (2014). "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 14: 741.
  48. Kotwal, S., A. Webster, A. Cass and M. Gallagher (2015). "Rural Versus Urban Health Service Utilization and Outcomes for Renal Patients in New South Wales: Protocol for a Data Linkage Study." JMIR Res Protoc 4(2): e73.
  49. Lain, S. J., C. L. Roberts, J. R. Bowen and N. Nassar (2014). "Trends in New South Wales infant hospital readmission rates in the first year of life: a population-based study." Med J Aust 201(1): 40-43.
  50. Lain, S. J., C. L. Roberts, J. R. Bowen and N. Nassar (2015). "Early discharge of infants and risk of readmission for jaundice." Pediatrics 135(2): 314-321.
  51. Lain, S. J., C. L. Roberts, B. Wilcken, V. Wiley, M. M. Jack and N. Nassar (2015). "Using record linkage to investigate perinatal factors and neonatal thyroid-stimulating hormone." J Paediatr Child Health 51(6): 620-625.
  52. Langton, J. M., P. Srasuebkul, R. Reeve, B. Parkinson, Y. Gu, N. A. Buckley, M. Haas, R. Viney and S. A. Pearson (2015). "Resource use, costs and quality of end-of-life care: observations in a cohort of elderly Australian cancer decedents." Implement Sci 10: 25.
  53. Larney, S., J. Grebely, M. Falster, A. Swart, J. Amin, L. Degenhardt, L. Burns and C. M. Vajdic (2015). "Opioid substitution therapy is associated with increased detection of hepatitis C virus infection: a 15-year observational cohort study." Drug Alcohol Depend 148: 213-216.
  54. Laws, P. J., F. Xu, A. Welsh, S. K. Tracy and E. A. Sullivan (2014). "Maternal morbidity of women receiving birth center care in New South Wales: a matched-pair analysis using linked health data." Birth 41(3): 268-275.
  55. Lee, K. C., K. Sethuraman and J. Yong (2015). "On the Hospital Volume and Outcome Relationship: Does Specialization Matter More Than Volume?" Health Serv Res 50(6): 2019-2036.
  56. Lujic, S., D. E. Watson, D. A. Randall, J. M. Simpson and L. R. Jorm (2014). "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 4(9): e005768. doi: 005710.001136/bmjopen-002014-005768.
  57. Mahede, T., G. Davis, A. Rutkay, S. Baxendale, W. Sun, H. J. Dawkins, C. Molster and C. E. Graham (2015). "Use of mechanical airway clearance devices in the home by people with neuromuscular disorders: effects on health service use and lifestyle benefits." Orphanet J Rare Dis 10: 54.
  58. Mazumdar, S., X. Feng, P. Konings, I. McRae and F. Girosi (2014). "A brief report on Primary Care Service Area catchment geographies in New South Wales Australia." Int J Health Geogr 13: 38.
  59. McManus, H., K. Petoumenos, K. Brown, D. Baker, D. Russell, T. Read, D. Smith, L. Wray, M. Giles, J. Hoy, A. Carr and M. Law (2014). "Loss to follow-up in the Australian HIV Observational Database." Antivir Ther.
  60. Mitchell, R. J., M. R. Bambach, K. Foster and K. Curtis (2015). "Risk factors associated with the severity of injury outcome for paediatric road trauma." Injury 46(5): 874-882.
  61. Mitchell, R. J., M. R. Bambach, R. H. Grzebieta and A. M. Williamson (2014). "Measuring non-fatal road trauma: Using policereported and hospital admission-based data to monitor trends and inform policy [online]." Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety 25(3): 15-22.
  62. Mitchell, R. J., C. M. Cameron and M. R. Bambach (2014). "Data linkage for injury surveillance and research in Australia: Perils, pitfalls and potential." Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 38(3): 275-280.
  63. Mitchell, R. J., C. M. Cameron, R. J. McClure and A. M. Williamson (2015). "Data linkage capabilities in Australia: practical issues identified by a Population Health Research Network 'Proof of Concept project'." Aust N Z J Public Health 39(4): 319-325.
  64. Moore, E. A., F. Harris, K. R. Laurens, M. J. Green, S. Brinkman, R. K. Lenroot and V. J. Carr (2014). "Birth outcomes and academic achievement in childhood: A population record linkage study." Journal of Early Childhood Research 12(3): 234-250.
  65. Nagle, C. M., T. I. Ibiebele, A. DeFazio, M. M. Protani and P. M. Webb (2015). "Aspirin, nonaspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, acetaminophen and ovarian cancer survival." Cancer Epidemiology 39(2): 196-199.
  66. Navin Cristina, T. J., J. A. Stewart Williams, L. Parkinson, D. W. Sibbritt and J. E. Byles (2016). "Identification of diabetes, heart disease, hypertension and stroke in mid- and older-aged women: Comparing self-report and administrative hospital data records." Geriatr Gerontol Int 16(1): 95-102.
  67. Nippita, T. A., Y. Y. Lee, J. A. Patterson, J. B. Ford, J. M. Morris, M. C. Nicholl and C. L. Roberts (2015). "Variation in hospital caesarean section rates and obstetric outcomes among nulliparae at term: a population-based cohort study." Bjog 122(5): 702-711.
  68. Paige, E., R. J. Korda, A. Kemp, B. Rodgers and E. Banks (2015). "Characteristics of antidepressant medication users in a cohort of mid-age and older Australians." Aust N Z J Psychiatry 49(3): 275-290.
  69. Patterson, J. A., J. B. Ford, J. M. Morris and C. L. Roberts (2014). "Trends and recurrence of stillbirths in NSW." Aust N Z J Public Health 38(4): 384-389.
  70. Patterson, J. A., C. L. Roberts, J. P. Isbister, D. O. Irving, M. C. Nicholl, J. M. Morris and J. B. Ford (2015). "What factors contribute to hospital variation in obstetric transfusion rates?" Vox Sang 108(1): 37-45.
  71. Pearce, A., M. Haas, R. Viney, P. Haywood, S. A. Pearson, K. van Gool, P. Srasuebkul and R. Ward (2015). "Can administrative data be used to measure chemotherapy side effects?" Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 15(2): 215-222.
  72. Peeters, G., S. E. Tett, P. G. Conaghan, G. D. Mishra and A. J. Dobson (2015). "Is statin use associated with new joint-related symptoms, physical function, and quality of life? Results from two population-based cohorts of women." Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 67(1): 13-20.
  73. Peeters, G., S. E. Tett, E. L. Duncan, G. D. Mishra and A. J. Dobson (2014). "Osteoporosis medication dispensing for older Australian women from 2002 to 2010: influences of publications, guidelines, marketing activities and policy." Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 23(12): 1303-1311.
  74. Poh, C. L., A. Cochrane, J. C. Galati, A. Bullock, D. S. Celermajer, T. Gentles, K. du Plessis, D. S. Winlaw, T. Hornung, K. Finucane and Y. d'Udekem (2016). "Ten-year outcomes of Fontan conversion in Australia and New Zealand demonstrate the superiority of a strategy of early conversion." Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 49(2): 530-535; discussion 535.
  75. Quinn, H. E., T. L. Snelling, A. Habig, C. Chiu, P. J. Spokes and P. B. McIntyre (2014). "Parental Tdap boosters and infant pertussis: a case-control study." Pediatrics 134(4): 713-720.
  76. Randall, D. A., L. R. Jorm, S. Lujic, S. J. Eades, T. R. Churches, A. J. O'Loughlin and A. H. Leyland (2014). "Exploring disparities in acute myocardial infarction events between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians: roles of age, gender, geography and area-level disadvantage." Health Place 28: 58-66.
  77. Randall, D. A., T. Reinten, L. Maher, S. Lujic, J. Stewart, L. Keay, A. H. Leyland and L. R. Jorm (2014). "Disparities in cataract surgery between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in New South Wales, Australia." Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology 42(7): 629-636.
  78. Randall, S. M., J. H. Boyd, A. M. Ferrante, J. K. Bauer and J. B. Semmens (2014). "Use of graph theory measures to identify errors in record linkage." Comput Methods Programs Biomed 115(2): 55-63.
  79. Roberts, C. L., C. S. Algert, T. A. Nippita, J. R. Bowen and A. W. Shand (2015). "Association of prelabor cesarean delivery with reduced mortality in twins born near term." Obstet Gynecol 125(1): 103-110.
  80. Roberts, C. L., A. J. Ampt, C. S. Algert, M. S. Sywak and J. S. Chen (2015). "Reduced breast milk feeding subsequent to cosmetic breast augmentation surgery." Med J Aust 202(6): 324-328.
  81. Roder, D., C. S. Karapetis, D. Wattchow, J. Moore, N. Singhal, R. Joshi, D. Keefe, K. Fusco, K. Powell, M. Eckert and T. J. Price (2015). "Colorectal cancer treatment and survival: the experience of major public hospitals in south Australia over three decades." Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 16(6): 2431-2440.
  82. Rodger, J. C., R. Supramaniam, A. J. Gibberd, D. P. Smith, B. K. Armstrong, A. Dillon and D. L. O'Connell (2015). "Prostate cancer mortality outcomes and patterns of primary treatment for Aboriginal men in New South Wales, Australia." BJU Int 115 Suppl 5: 16-23.
  83. Scott, A. and J. Yong (2015). "Do new workforce roles reduce waiting times in ED? A difference-in-difference evaluation using hospital administrative data." Health Policy 119(4): 488-493.
  84. Shand, A. W., J. S. Chen, M. Schnitzler and C. L. Roberts (2015). "Incisional hernia repair after caesarean section: a population-based study." Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 55(2): 170-175.
  85. Shi, W. Y., P. A. Hayward, J. A. Fuller, J. Tatoulis, A. Rosalion, A. E. Newcomb and B. F. Buxton (2015). "Is the radial artery associated with improved survival in older patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting? An analysis of a multicentre experiencedagger." Eur J Cardiothorac Surg.
  86. Sitas, F., S. Yap, S. Egger, K. Christian, V. Hodgkinson, M. Barton, E. Banks, K. Canfell, D. L. O'Connell and V. Nair-Shalliker (2015). "The Cancer, Lifestyle and Evaluation of Risk Study (CLEAR): Rationale and design of an unmatched "case-spouse control" study of over 10,000 participants in New South Wales, Australia." Cancer Epidemiol 39(3): 414-423.
  87. Smithers, L. G., A. Gialamas, W. Scheil, S. Brinkman and J. W. Lynch (2014). "Anaemia of pregnancy, perinatal outcomes and children's developmental vulnerability: a whole-of-population study." Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 28(5): 381-390.
  88. Smithers, L. G., A. K. Searle, C. R. Chittleborough, W. Scheil, S. A. Brinkman and J. W. Lynch (2015). "A whole-of-population study of term and post-term gestational age at birth and children's development." Bjog 122(10): 1303-1311.
  89. Snow, K. J., J. T. Young, D. B. Preen, N. G. Lennox and S. A. Kinner (2014). "Incidence and correlates of hepatitis C virus infection in a large cohort of prisoners who have injected drugs." BMC Public Health 14: 830.
  90. Spilsbury, K., D. Rosman, J. Alan, J. H. Boyd, A. M. Ferrante and J. B. Semmens (2015). "Cross border hospital use: analysis using data linkage across four Australian states." Med J Aust 202(11): 582-586.
  91. Spittal, M. J., S. Forsyth, J. Pirkis, R. Alati and S. A. Kinner (2014). "Suicide in adults released from prison in Queensland, Australia: a cohort study." J Epidemiol Community Health 68(10): 993-998.
  92. Steffen, A., R. J. MacInnis, G. Joshy, G. G. Giles, E. Banks and D. Roder (2014). "Development and validation of a risk score predicting risk of colorectal cancer." Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23(11): 2543-2552.
  93. Steffen, A., M. F. Weber, D. M. Roder and E. Banks (2014). "Colorectal cancer screening and subsequent incidence of colorectal cancer: results from the 45 and Up Study." Med J Aust 201(9): 523-527.
  94. Stephens, A. S., S. J. Lain, C. L. Roberts, J. R. Bowen, J. M. Simpson and N. Nassar (2015). "Hospitalisations from 1 to 6 years of age: effects of gestational age and severe neonatal morbidity." Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 29(3): 241-249.
  95. Sundararajan, V., M. A. Bohensky, G. Moore, C. A. Brand, C. Lethborg, M. Gold, M. A. Murphy, A. Collins and J. Philip (2014). "Mapping the patterns of care, the receipt of palliative care and the site of death for patients with malignant glioma." J Neurooncol 116(1): 119-126.
  96. Sundararajan, V., A. G. Thrift, T. G. Phan, P. M. Choi, B. Clissold and V. K. Srikanth (2014). "Trends over time in the risk of stroke after an incident transient ischemic attack." Stroke 45(11): 3214-3218.
  97. Swart, A., N. S. Meagher, M. T. van Leeuwen, K. Zhao, A. Grulich, L. Mao, D. A. Randall, L. Degenhardt, L. Burns, D. O'Connell, J. Amin and C. M. Vajdic (2015). "Examining the quality of name code record linkage: what is the impact on death and cancer risk estimates? A validation study." Aust N Z J Public Health 39(2): 141-147.
  98. Tan, K. M., F. S. Flack, N. L. Bear and J. A. Allen (2015). "An evaluation of a data linkage training workshop for research ethics committees." BMC Med Ethics 16: 13.
  99. Taylor, L. K., K. Irvine, R. Iannotti, T. Harchak and K. Lim (2014). "Optimal strategy for linkage of datasets containing a statistical linkage key and datasets with full personal identifiers." BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 14: 85.
  100. Teesson, M., C. Marel, S. Darke, J. Ross, T. Slade, L. Burns, M. Lynskey, S. Memedovic, J. White and K. L. Mills (2015). "Long-term mortality, remission, criminality and psychiatric comorbidity of heroin dependence: 11-year findings from the Australian Treatment Outcome Study." Addiction 110(6): 986-993.
  101. Tjokrowidjaja, A., C. K. Lee, N. Houssami and S. Lord (2014). "Metastatic breast cancer in young women: a population-based cohort study to describe risk and prognosis." Intern Med J 44(8): 764-770.
  102. Tracey, E., N. F. Hacker, J. Young and B. K. Armstrong (2014). "Effects of access to and treatment in specialist facilities on survival from epithelial ovarian cancer in Australian women: a data linkage study." Int J Gynecol Cancer 24(7): 1232-1240.
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Data linkage has a significant role in reduction of cervical cancer in Australia. The HPV vaccine was introduced in 2007, success of the vaccine was monitored by linking vaccine registers to cervical smear registers in Queensland & Victoria.

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BOOK NOW! Australia's Data Future Symposium, 21 November 2019, Sydney. Read the program.