Emma Britton

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AIMS The 2009 Cancer Care Survey aimed to gather information from patients about their experiences receiving outpatient cancer care. METHODS In mid-2009, Cancer Control New Zealand sent an NRC+Picker postal survey to a stratified sample of 3251 eligible adults, who had received outpatient cancer care between October 2008 and March 2009. Eight cancer(More)
AIM To investigate the spatial relationship between climate variability and cryptosporidiosis and giardiasis notifications in New Zealand between 1997 and 2006. METHODS Negative binomial regression was used to analyse spatial relationships between cryptosporidiosis and giardiasis notifications in New Zealand between 1997 and 2006, and climatological(More)
AIMS To review the literature on infectious diseases and meteorological and climate change risk factors in the New Zealand context and to describe a tentative research agenda for future work. METHODS We performed literature searches in May 2010 using Medline and Google Scholar. We also searched five health-related government agencies in New Zealand for(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the temporal relationship between the monthly count of salmonellosis notifications and the monthly average temperature in New Zealand during the period 1965-2006. METHODS A negative binomial regression model was used to analyse monthly average ambient temperature and salmonellosis notifications in New Zealand between 1965 and(More)
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