Epidemiological and Public Health Publications by J. M. Bland


Chadwick OC, Anderson HR, Bland JM, Ramsey J. (1991) Solvent abuse: a population based neuropsychological study Springer, New York.


Bland JM, Holland WW, Elliott A. (1974) The development of respiratory symptoms in a cohort of Kent schoolchildren. Bulletin Physio-Pathologie Respiratoire 10, 699-716.

Bewley BR, Bland JM, Harris R. (1974) Factors associated with the starting of cigarette smoking by primary school children. British Journal of Preventive and Social Medicine 28, 37-44.

Bland JM, Bewley BR, Day I. (1975) Primary schoolboys: image of self and smoker. British Journal of Preventive and Social Medicine 29, 262-266.

Bewley T, Bland JM, Ilo M, Walch E, Willington G. (1975) Census of mental hospital patients and life expectancy of those unlikely to be discharged. British Medical Journal 4, 671-675.

Bland JM, Bewley BR, Banks MH, Pollard VM. (1975) Schoolchildren's beliefs about smoking and disease. Health Education Journal 34, 71-78.

Bewley BR, Bland JM. (1976) Smoking and respiratory symptoms in two groups of schoolchildren. Preventive Medicine 5, 63-69.

Bewley BR, Bland JM. (1976) Academic performance and social factors related to cigarette smoking by schoolchildren. British Journal of Preventive and Social Medicine 31, 18-24.

Bland JM, Mutoka C, Hutt MSR. (1977) Kaposi's sarcoma in Tanzania. East African Journal of Medical Research 4, 47-53.

Holland WW, Bailey P, Bland JM. (1978) Long-term consequences of respiratory disease in infancy. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 32, 256-259.

Bewley BR, Bland JM. (1978) The child's image of a young smoker. Health Education Journal 37, 236-241.

Banks MH, Bewley BR, Bland JM, Dean JR, Pollard VM. (1978) A long term study of smoking by secondary schoolchildren. Archives of Disease in Childhood 53, 12-19.

Bland JM, Bewley BR, Pollard V, Banks MH. (1978) Effect of children's and parents' smoking on respiratory symptoms. Archives of Disease in Childhood 53, 100-105.

Bland JM, Bewley BR, Banks MH. (1979) Cigarette smoking and children's respiratory symptoms: validity of questionnaire method. Revue d'Epidemiologie et Sante Publique 27, 69-76.

Anderson HR, Bailey PA, Bland JM. (1980) The effect of birth month on asthma, eczema, hayfever, respiratory symptoms, lung function and hospital admissions for asthma. International Journal of Epidemiology 10, 45-51.

Bewley BR, Johnson MRD, Bland JM, Murray M. (1980) Trends in children's smoking. Community Medicine 2, 186-189.

Banks MH, Bewley BR, Bland JM. (1981) Adolescent attitudes to smoking: their influence on behaviour. International Journal of Health Education 24, 39-44.

Bewley TH, Bland JM, Mechen D, Walch E. (1981) "New chronic" patients. British Medical Journal 283, 1161-1164.

Johnson MRD, Bewley BR, Banks MH, Bland JM, Clyde DV. (1985) Schools and Smoking: school features and variations in cigarette smoking by children and teachers. British Journal of Educational Psychology 55, 34-44.

Anderson RH, Bland JM, Patel S, Peckham C. (1986) The natural history of asthma in childhood. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 40, 121-129.

Johnston IDA, Bland JM, Ingram D, Anderson HR, Warner JO, Lambert HP. (1986) Effect of whooping cough in infancy on subsequent lung function and bronchial reactivity. American Review of Respiratory Disease 134, 270-275.

Anderson HR, Bland JM, Peckham C. (1987) Risk factors for asthma up to 16 years of age: evidence from a national cohort study. Chest 91 (Supplement) 127S-130S.

Johnston IDA, Anderson RH, Patel S, Bland JM. (1987) Ethnic variations in respiratory symptoms and lung function in London primary school children. Thorax 42, 542-8.

Anderson HR, Vallance P, Bland JM, Nohl F, Ebrahim, S. (1987) Prospective study of mortality associated with chronic lung disease and smoking in Papua New Guinea. International Journal of Epidemiology 17, 56-61.

Chamberlain G, Gunn P (eds). (1987) Birthplace: Report of the confidential enquiry into facilities available at the place of birth, conducted by the National Birthday Trust Wiley. (Member of the Working Party).

Strachan DP, Anderson HR, Bland JM, Peckham C. (1988) Asthma as a link between childhood chest illness and chronic cough and phlegm in young adults. British Medical Journal 269, 890-92.

Heller J, Anderson HR, Bland JM, Brooke OG, Peacock J, Stewart M. (1988) Alcohol in pregnancy: patterns and association with socio-economic, psychosocial and behavioural factors. British Journal of Addiction 83, 541-551.

De Curtis M, Bland JM, Paone MC, Vetrano G, Paludetto R, Ciccimarra F. (1988) Birth weight of Italian infants of 30 weeks gestation or less. European Journal of Pediatrics 148, 136-138.

Brooke OG, Anderson HR, Bland JM, Peacock JL, Stewart CM. (1989) Effects on birth weight of smoking, alcohol, caffeine, socioeconomic factors, and psychosocial stress. British Medical Journal 298, 795-801.

Chadwick O, Anderson R, Bland M, Ramsey J. (1989) Neuropsychological consequences of volatile substance abuse: a population based study of secondary school pupils. British Medical Journal 298, 1679-1684.

Rabkin CS, Anderson HR, Bland JM, Brooke OG, Chamberlain G, Peacock, JLP. (1990) Maternal activity and birthweight: a prospective, population-based study. American Journal of Epidemiology 131, 522-531.

Haste FM, Brooke OG, Anderson HR, Bland JM, Shaw A, Griffin J, Peacock JL. (1990) Nutrient intakes during pregnancy: observations on the influence of smoking and social class. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 51, 29-36.

Peacock JL, Bland JM, Anderson HR. (1991) Effects on birthweight of alcohol and caffeine consumption in smoking women. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 45, 159-163.

Peacock JL, Bland JM, Anderson HR, Brooke OG. (1991) Cigarette smoking and birthweight: type of cigarette smoked and a possible threshold effect. International Journal of Epidemiology 20, 405-412.

Haste FM, Brooke OG, Anderson HR, Bland JM, Peacock JL. (1991) Social determinants of nutrient intake in smokers and non-smokers during pregnancy. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 44, 205-9.

Haste FM, Anderson HR, Brooke OG, Bland JM, Peacock JL. (1991) The effects of smoking and drinking on the anthropometric measurements of neonates. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 5, 83-92.

Addington-Hall JM, Macdonald LD, Anderson HR, Chamberlain J, Freeling P, Bland JM, Raftery J. (1992) A randomised controlled trial of the effects of coordinating care for terminally ill cancer patients. British Medical Journal 305, 1317-1322.

Haste FM, Brooke OG, Anderson HR, Bland JM. (1992) The effect of nutritional intake on the outcome of pregnancy in smokers and non-smokers. British Journal of Nutrition 65, 207-228.

Anderson HR, Bland JM, Peacock JL. (1992) Effects of smoking on fetal growth: evidence for a threshold, the importance of brand of cigarette and interaction with alcohol and caffeine consumption, in Poswillo D, Alberman E eds. Effects of Smoking on the Fetus, Neonate and Child Oxford University Press.

Perkin MR, Bland JM, Peacock JL, Anderson HR. (1993) The effect of anxiety and depression during pregnancy on obstetric complications. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 100, 629-634.

Ochera J, Hilton S, Bland JM, Dowell AC, Jones DR. (1993) A study of health checks and health promotion in 18 general practices. Journal of Clinical Nursing 2, 273-277.

Mitchell EA, Bland JM, Thompson JMD. (1994) Risk factors for readmission to hospital for asthma. Thorax 49, 33-36.

Ochera J, Hilton S, Bland JM, Jones DR, Dowell AC. (1994) Patients' experiences of health checks in general practice: a sample survey. Family Practice 11, 26-34.

Meyer LC, Peacock JL, Bland JM, Anderson HR. (1994) Symptoms and health problems in pregnancy: their association with social factors, smoking, alcohol, caffeine and attitude to pregnancy. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 8, 145-155.

Aggleton JP, Bland JM, Kentridge RW, Neave NJ. (1994) Handedness and longevity: an archival study of cricketers. British Medical Journal 309, 1681-4.

Peacock JL, Bland JM, Anderson HR. (1995) Pre-term delivery: effects of socioeconomic factors, psychological stress, smoking, alcohol and caffeine. British Medical Journal 311, 531-6.

Anderson HR, Limb ES, Bland JM, Ponce de Leon A, Strachan DP, Bower JS. (1995) Health effects of an air pollution episode in London, December 1991. Thorax 50, 1188-1193.

Markus HS, Barley J, Lunt R., Bland JM, Jeffery S, Carter ND, Brown MM. (1995) Angiotensin-converting enzyme gene deletion polymorphism: a new risk factor for lacunar stroke but not carotid atheroma. Stroke 26, 1329-33

Anderson HR, Ponce de Leon A, Bland JM, Strachan DP, Bower JS. (1996) Air pollution and daily mortality in London, 1987 to 1992. British Medical Journal 312, 665-9.

Anderson HR, Ponce de Leon A, Bland JM, Strachan DP, Bower JS. (1996) The effects of air pollution on daily hospital admissions in London. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health (Suppl) 50, S63-70.

Raftery JP, Addington-Hall JM, MacDonald LD, Anderson HR, Bland M, Chamberlain J, Freeling P. (1996) A randomized controlled trial of the cost-effectiveness of a district co-ordinating service for terminally ill cancer patients. Palliative Medicine 10, 151-61.

Dowell AC, Ochera JJ, Hilton SR, Bland JM, Harris T, Jones DR, Katbamna S. (1996) Prevention in practice - results of a 2-year follow-up of routine health promotion interventions in general practice. Family Practice 13, 357-362.

Esmail A, Warburton B. Bland JM, Anderson HR, Ramsey J. (1997) Regional variations in deaths from volatile substance abuse in Great Britain. Addiction 92, 1765-1771.

Asante MA, Mendall MA, Bland JM, Northfield TC. (1998) Determinants of prescribing costs for ulcer-healing drugs and upper gastrointestinal endoscopy in general practice. European Journal Of Gastroenterology & Hepatology10, 589-593.

Peacock JL, Cook DG, Carey IM, Jarvis MJ, Bryant AE, Anderson HR, Bland JM. (1998) Maternal cotinine levels during pregnancy and birthweight for gestational age. International Journal of Epidemiology 27, 647-656.

Anderson HR, de Leon AP, Bland JM, Bower JS, Emberlin J, Strachan DP. (1998) Air pollution, pollens, and daily admissions for asthma in London 1987-92. Thorax 53, 842-848.

Atkinson RW, Anderson HR, Strachan DP, Bland JM, Bremner SA, Ponce de Leon A. (1999) Short-term associations between outdoor air pollution and visits to accident and emergency departments in London for respiratory complaints. European Respiratory Journal 13, 257-265.

Bremner SA, Anderson HR, Atkinson RW, McMichael AJ, Strachan DP, Bland JM, Bower JS. (1999) Short term associations between outdoor air pollution and mortality in London 1992-4. Occupational and Environmental Medicine56, 237-244.

Atkinson RW, Bremner SA, Anderson HR, Strachan DP, Bland JM, de Leon AP. (1999) Short-term associations between emergency hospital admissions for respiratory and cardiovascular disease and outdoor air pollution in London. Archives of Environmental Health 54, 398-411.

Sturdy PM, Victor CR, Anderson HR, Bland JM, Butland BK, Harrison BDW, Peckitt C, Taylor JC. (2002) Psychological, social and health behaviour risk factors for deaths certified as asthma: a national case-control study. Thorax 57, 1034-1039.

Cooper PJ, Chico ME, Bland M, Griffin GE, Nutman TB. (2003) Allergic symptoms, atopy, and geohelminth infections in a rural area of Ecuador. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 168, 313-317. 

Anderson HR, Ayres JG, Sturdy PM, Bland JM, Butland BK, Peckitt C, Taylor JC, Victor CR. (2005) Bronchodilator treatment and deaths from asthma: case-control study. British Medical Journal, 330, 117-120.

Sturdy PM, Butland BK, Anderson HR, Ayres JG, Bland JM, Harrison BDW, Peckitt C, Victor CR. (2005) Deaths certified as asthma and use of medical services: a national case-control study. Thorax 60, 909-915.

Cooper PJ, Chico ME, Vaca MG, Moncayo AL, Bland JM, Mafla E, Sanchez F, Rodrigues LC, Strachan DP, Griffin GE. (2006) Effect of albendazole treatments on the prevalence of atopy in children living in communities endemic for geohelminth parasites: a cluster-randomised trial. Lancet 367, 1598-1603.

Fayter D, Nixon J, Hartley S, Rithalia A, Butler G, Rudolf M, Glasziou P, Bland M, Stirk L, Westwood M. (2007) A systematic review of the routine monitoring of growth in children of primary school age to identify growth-related conditions. Health Technology Assessment 11, No. 22 (179 pages).

Westwood M, Fayter D, Hartley S, Rithalia A, Butler G, Glasziou P, Bland M, Nixon J, Stirk L, Rudolf M. (2007) Childhood obesity: should primary school children be routinely screened? A systematic review and discussion of the evidence. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 92, 416-422.

Fayter D, Nixon J, Hartley S, Rithalia A, Butler G, Rudolf M, Glasziou P, Bland M, Stirk L, Westwood M. (2008) Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of heightscreening programmes during the primary school years: a systematic review. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 93, 278-284.

Patel A, Galaal K, Burnley C, Faulkner K, Martin-Hirsch P, Bland MJ, Leeson S, Beer H, Paranjothy S, Sasieni P. Naik R. Cervical cancer incidence in young women: a historical and geographic controlled UK regional population study British Journal of Cancer 2012; 106: 1753–1759.

Jefferson J, Bloor K, Birks Y, Hewitt C, Bland M. Effect of physicians’ gender on communication and consultation length: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Health Services Research & Policy 2013; 18: 242–248.

Hamilton I, Lloyd C, Bland JM, Savage Grainge A. The impact of assertive outreach teams on hospital admissions for psychosis: a time series analysis. Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing 2015; 22: 484-90.

Fairhurst C, Watt I, Martin F, Bland M, Brackenbury WJ. Sodium channel-inhibiting drugs and survival of breast, colon and prostate cancer: a population-based study. Scientific Reports 2015; 5: 16758.

Johnson MJ, Bland JM, Gahbauer EA, Ekstrom M, Sinnarajah A, Gill TM, Currow, DC. Breathlessness in elderly adults during the last year of life sufficient to restrict activity: prevalence, pattern, and associated factors. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 2016; 64: 73-80.

Hughes E, Bassi S, Gilbody S, Bland M, Martin F. Prevalence of HIV, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C in people with severe mental illness: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Psychiatry 2016; 3: 40–48.

Fox JM, Mutalima N, Molyneux N, Carpenter LM, Taylor GP, Bland M, Newton R, Martin F. Seroprevalence of HTLV-1 and HTLV-2 amongst mothers and children in Malawi within the context of a systematic review and meta-analysis of HTLV seroprevalence in Africa. Tropical Medicine and International Health 2016; 21: 312–324.

Fairhurst C, Martin F, Watt I, Doran T, Bland M, Brackenbury WJ. Sodium channel inhibiting drugs and cancer survival: protocol for a cohort study using the CPRD primary care database. BMJ Open 2016; 6: e011661.

Yewande Kofoworola Ogundeji YK, Bland JM, Sheldon TA. The effectiveness of payment for performance in health care: A meta-analysis and exploration of variation in outcomes. Health Policy 2016; 120: 1141–1150.

Farrar D, Simmonds M, Griffin S, Duarte A, Lawlor DA, Sculpher M, Fairley L, Golder S, Tuffnell D, Bland M, Dunne F, Whitelaw D, Wright J, Sheldon TA. The identification and treatment of women with hyperglycaemia in pregnancy: an analysis of individual participant data, systematic reviews, meta-analyses and an economic evaluation. Health Technology Assessment 2016; 20(86).

Graham H, Bland JM, Cookson R, Kanaan M, White PCL. Do people favour policies that protect future generations? Evidence from a British survey of adults. Journal of Social Policy 2017; 46: 423–445.

Connolly P, Miller S, Kee F, Sloan S, Gildea A, McIntosh E, Boyer N, Bland M. A cluster randomised controlled trial and evaluation and cost-effectiveness analysis of the Roots of Empathy schools-based programme for improving social and emotional well-being outcomes among 8- to 9-year-olds in Northern Ireland. Public Health Research 2018; 6: No 4.

White PCL, Wyatt J, Chalfont G, Bland JM, Neale C, Trepel D, Graham H. Exposure to nature gardens has time-dependent associations with mood improvements for people with mid- and late-stage dementia: Innovative practice. Dementia 2018; 17: 627–634.

Johnson MJ, Jamali A, Ross J, Fairhurst C, Boland J, Reigada C, Hart SP, Grande G, Currow DC, Wells AU, Bajwah S, Papadopoulos T, Bland JM, Yorke J. Psychometric validation of the needs assessment tool: progressive disease in interstitial lung disease. Thorax 2018; 73: 880-883.

Golder S, Chiuve S, Weissenbacher D, Klein A, O’Connor K, Bland M, Malin M, Bhattacharya M, Scarazzini LJ, Gonzalez-Hernandez G. Pharmacoepidemiologic evaluation of birth defects from health-related postings in social media during pregnancy. Drug Safety 2019; 42: Pages: 389-400.

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