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Buss VH; Varnfield M; Harris M; Barr M, 2022, 'Mobile Health Use by Older Individuals at Risk of Cardiovascular Disease and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in an Australian Cohort: Cross-sectional Survey Study', JMIR mHealth and uHealth, vol. 10, pp. e37343, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/37343

Kabir A; Tran A; Ansari S; Conway DP; Barr M, 2022, 'Impact of multimorbidity and complex multimorbidity on mortality among older Australians aged 45 years and over: A large population-based record linkage study', BMJ Open, vol. 12, pp. e060001, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-060001

Buss VH; Varnfield M; Harris M; Barr M, 2022, 'Remotely Conducted App-Based Intervention for Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Risk Awareness and Prevention: Single-Group Feasibility Trial', JMIR Human Factors, vol. 9, pp. e38469, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/38469

Williamson M; Barr ML; Kabir A; Comino EJ; Goodger B; Harris-Roxas BF; Crozier A; Jackson T; Finch J; Harris MF, 2022, 'Frequent users of health services among community-based older Australians: Characteristics and association with mortality', Australasian Journal on Ageing, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajag.13110

Buss VH; Varnfield M; Harris M; Barr M, 2022, 'A Mobile App for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Development and Usability Study', JMIR Human Factors, vol. 9, pp. e35065, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/35065

Williamson MF; Song HJ; Dougherty L; Parcsi L; Barr ML, 2022, 'Qualitative Case Study: A Pilot Program to Improve the Integration of Care in a Vulnerable Inner-City Community', International Journal of Integrated Care, vol. 22, pp. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.5334/ijic.6184

Xu X; Kabir A; Barr ML; Schutte AE, 2022, 'Different Types of Long-Term Milk Consumption and Mortality in Adults with Cardiovascular Disease: A Population-Based Study in 7236 Australian Adults over 8.4 Years', Nutrients, vol. 14, pp. 704 - 704, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu14030704

Harris-Roxas B; Barr M; Kabir A; Webster G; Woodland L, 2022, 'Understanding the carer role and challenges in Central and Eastern Sydney in Australia: a population based linked cohort study of people age 45 years and over', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INTEGRATED CARE, vol. 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.5334/ijic.ICIC21028

Buss VH; Varnfield M; Harris M; Barr M, 2021, 'Validation of a lifestyle-based risk score for type 2 diabetes mellitus in Australian adults', Preventive Medicine Reports, vol. 24, pp. 101647 - 101647, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pmedr.2021.101647

Barr M; Kabir A; Harris-Roxas B; Comino E; Jackson T; Crozier A-M; Goodger B; Finch J; Harris M, 2021, 'All-cause mortality in Australia: impact of social isolation and living alone', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY, vol. 50, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyab168.060

Harris M; Parker S; Barr M; Kabir A; Stocks N; Zwar N; Nutbeam D; Osborn R; McNamara C; Tran A; Denney-Wilson E, 2021, 'Preventing chronic disease in patients with low health literacy using eHealth and teamwork in primary healthcare', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF PRIMARY HEALTH, vol. 27, pp. XXII - XXII, https://www.webofscience.com/api/gateway?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000681602200047&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Jackson T; Barr M; Comino E; Welberry H; Kabir A; Harris-Roxas B; Lloyd J; Blunden L-A; Donnelly D; Goodger B; Harris M, 2021, 'Impact of social isolation and living alone on health service use, morbidity and mortality over time in Central and Eastern Sydney, Australia', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INTEGRATED CARE, vol. 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.5334/ijic.s4023

Barr M; Welberry H; Finch J; Blunden LA, 2020, 'Using Multiple Administrative Health Datasets to Identify A Mental Illness Cohort', International Journal of Population Data Science, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.23889/ijpds.v5i5.1563

Pinese M; Lacaze P; Rath EM; Stone A; Brion MJ; Ameur A; Nagpal S; Puttick C; Husson S; Degrave D; Cristina TN; Kahl VFS; Statham AL; Woods RL; McNeil JJ; Riaz M; Barr M; Nelson MR; Reid CM; Murray AM; Shah RC; Wolfe R; Atkins JR; Fitzsimmons C; Cairns HM; Green MJ; Carr VJ; Cowley MJ; Pickett HA; James PA; Powell JE; Kaplan W; Gibson G; Gyllensten U; Cairns MJ; McNamara M; Dinger ME; Thomas DM, 2020, 'The Medical Genome Reference Bank contains whole genome and phenotype data of 2570 healthy elderly', Nature Communications, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-14079-0

Barr ML; Welberry H; Hall J; Comino EJ; Harris E; Harris-Roxas BF; Jackson T; Donnelly D; Harris MF, 2020, 'General practitioner follow-up after hospitalisation in Central and Eastern Sydney, Australia: access and impact on health services', Australian Health Review, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AH19285

Buss VH; Leesong S; Barr M; Varnfield M; Harris M, 2020, 'Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Using Mobile Health Technology: Systematic Review of the Literature', Journal of Medical Internet Research, vol. 22, pp. e21159, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/21159

Buss VH; Leesong S; Barr M; Varnfield M; Harris M, 2020, 'Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Using Mobile Health Technology: Systematic Review of the Literature (Preprint)', , http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/preprints.21159

Welberry H; Barr ML; Comino EJ; Harris-Roxas BF; Harris E; Dutton S; Jackson T; Donnelly D; Harris MF, 2019, 'Do general practice management and/or team care arrangements reduce avoidable hospitalisations in Central and Eastern Sydney, Australia?', BMC Health Services Research, vol. 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-019-4663-3

Barr ML; Welberry H; Comino EJ; Harris-Roxas BF; Harris E; Lloyd J; Whitney S; O'Connor C; Hall J; Harris MF, 2019, 'Understanding the use and impact of allied health services for people with chronic health conditions in Central and Eastern Sydney, Australia: a five-year longitudinal analysis', Primary health care research & development, vol. 20, pp. e141, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S146342361900077X

Lewis E; Harrison R; Hanly L; Psirides A; Zammit A; McFarland K; Dawson A; Hillman K; Barr M; Cardona M, 2019, 'End-of-life priorities of older adults with terminal illness and caregivers: a qualitative consultation', Health Expectations, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/hex.12860

Welberry H; Barr ML; Comino EJ; Harris-Roxas BF; Harris E; Harris MF, 2019, 'Increasing use of general practice management and team care arrangements over time in New South Wales, Australia', Australian Journal of Primary Health, vol. 25, pp. 168 - 175, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/PY18113

Pinese M; Lacaze P; Rath E; Stone A; Brion M-J; Ameur A; Nagpal S; Puttick C; Husson S; Degrave D; Navin Cristina T; Silva Kahl V; Statham A; Woods R; McNeil J; Riaz M; Barr M; Nelson M; Reid C; Murray A; Shah R; Wolfe R; Atkins J; Fitzsimmons C; Cairns H; Green M; Carr V; Cowley M; Pickett H; James P; Powell J; Kaplan W; Gibson G; Gyllensten U; Cairns M; McNamara M; Dinger M; Thomas D, 2018, 'The Medical Genome Reference Bank: Whole genomes and phenotype of 2,570 healthy elderly', bioRxiv, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/473348

Clark RG; Barr M, 2018, 'A blended link approach to relative risk regression', Statistical Methods in Medical Research, vol. 27, pp. 3325 - 3339, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0962280217698174

Chipperfield JO; Barr ML; Steel DG, 2018, 'Split Questionnaire Designs: collecting only the data that you need through MCAR and MAR designs', Journal of Applied Statistics, vol. 45, pp. 1465 - 1475, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02664763.2017.1375085

Barr M; Ferguson R; van Ritten J; Hughes P; Steel D, 2015, 'Summary of the Impact of the Inclusion of Mobile Phone Numbers into the NSW Population Health Survey in 2012', AIMS PUBLIC HEALTH, vol. 2, pp. 210 - 217, http://dx.doi.org/10.3934/publichealth.2015.2.210

Barr ML; Ferguson RA; Hughes PJ; Steel DG, 2014, 'Developing a weighting strategy to include mobile phone numbers into an ongoing population health survey using an overlapping dual-frame design with limited benchmark information', BMC Medical Research Methodology, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2288-14-102

Barr ML; Ferguson RA; Steel DG, 2014, 'Inclusion of mobile telephone numbers into an ongoing population health survey in New South Wales, Australia, using an overlapping dual-frame design: Impact on the time series', BMC Research Notes, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1756-0500-7-517

Barr ML; Dillon A; Kassis M; Steel DG, 2013, 'Telephone surveys provide reliable information on risk behaviours and health status of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 37, pp. 91 - 92, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12017

Stevens G; Agho K; Taylor M; Jones AL; Barr M; Raphael B, 2012, 'Perceived coping & concern predict terrorism preparedness in Australia', BMC Public Health, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-12-1117

Barr ML; Van Ritten JJ; Steel DG; Thackway SV, 2012, 'Inclusion of mobile phone numbers into an ongoing population health survey in New South Wales, Australia: Design, methods, call outcomes, costs and sample representativeness', BMC Medical Research Methodology, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2288-12-177

Stevens G; Agho K; Taylor M; Jones AL; Jacobs J; Barr M; Raphael B, 2011, 'Alert but less alarmed: A pooled analysis of terrorism threat perception in Australia', BMC Public Health, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-11-797

Milat AJ; Watson WL; Monger C; Barr M; Giffin M; Reid M, 2011, 'Prevalence, circumstances and consequences of falls among community-dwelling older people: results of the 2009 NSW Falls Prevention Baseline Survey.', New South Wales public health bulletin, vol. 22, pp. 43 - 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/nb10065

Harvey LA; Barr M; Poulos RG; Finch C; Sherker S; Harvey JE, 2011, 'A population-based survey of knowledge of first aid for burns in new south wales', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 195, pp. 465 - 468, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja11.10836

Muscatello D; Barr M; Thackway S; MacIntyre CR, 2011, 'Epidemiology of influenza-like illness during pandemic (H1N1) 2009, New South Wales, Australia', Emerging Infectious Diseases, vol. 17, pp. 1240 - 1247, http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid1707.101173

Agho K; Stevens G; Taylor M; Barr M; Raphael B, 2010, 'Population risk perceptions of global warming in Australia', Environmental Research, vol. 110, pp. 756 - 763, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2010.09.007

Taylor M; Barr M; Stevens G; Bryson-Taylor D; Agho K; Jacobs J; Raphael B, 2010, 'Psychosocial stress and strategies for managing adversity: Measuring population resilience in New South Wales, Australia', Population Health Metrics, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1478-7954-8-28

Harvey L; Barr M; Poulos B; Sherker S; Finch C, 2010, 'IS IT TIME TO REFINE THE MESSAGE?: A POPULATION BASED SURVEY OF KNOWLEDGE OF FIRST AID FOR BURNS AND SCALDS IN NSW, AUSTRALIA', INJURY PREVENTION, vol. 16, pp. A199 - A199, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/ip.2010.029215.711

Jacobs J; Taylor M; Agho K; Stevens G; Barr M; Raphael B, 2010, 'Factors associated with increased risk perception of pandemic influenza in australia.', Influenza Res Treat, vol. 2010, pp. 947906, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/947906

Raphael B; Taylor M; Stevens G; Barr M; Gorringe M; Agho K, 2009, 'Factors associated with population risk perceptions of continuing drought in Australia', Australian Journal of Rural Health, vol. 17, pp. 330 - 337, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-1584.2009.01108.x

Stevens G; Taylor M; Barr M; Jorm L; Giffin M; Ferguson R; Agho K; Raphael B, 2009, 'Public perceptions of the threat of terrorist attack in Australia and anticipated compliance behaviours', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 33, pp. 339 - 346, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1753-6405.2009.00405.x

Stevens G; Agho K; Taylor M; Barr M; Raphael B; Jorm L, 2009, 'Terrorism in Australia: Factors associated with perceived threat and incident-critical behaviours', BMC Public Health, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-9-91

Merom D; Chey T; Chau J; Smith BJ; Barr M; Bauman AE, 2009, 'Are messages about lifestyle walking being heard? Trends in walking for all purposes in New South Wales (NSW), Australia', Preventive Medicine, vol. 48, pp. 341 - 344, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2009.02.010

Taylor M; Raphael B; Barr M; Agho K; Stevens G; Jorm L, 2009, 'Public health measures during an anticipated influenza pandemic: Factors influencing willingness to comply', RISK MANAGEMENT AND HEALTHCARE POLICY, vol. 2, pp. 9 - 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/RMHP.S4810

Barr M; Raphael B; Taylor M; Stevens G; Jorm L; Giffin M; Lujic S, 2008, 'Pandemic influenza in Australia: Using telephone surveys to measure perceptions of threat and willingness to comply', BMC Infectious Diseases, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-8-117

Indig DT; Barr M; Copeland J; Conigrave KM, 2007, 'The effects of alcohol consumption, psychological distress and smoking status on emergency department presentations in New South Wales, Australia', BMC Public Health, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-7-46

Yang B; Barr M, 2006, 'Does sampling using random digit dialling really cost more than sampling from telephone directories: Debunking the myths', BMC Medical Research Methodology, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2288-6-6

Correll PK; Hayen A; Barr M, 2003, 'Hepatitis B immunisation in children aged 10-13 years in New South Wales, 2001.', New South Wales public health bulletin, vol. 14, pp. 17 - 20

Banks C; Barr M, 2001, 'Uses of NSW Health Survey Program data—A survey of users', New South Wales Public Health Bulletin, vol. 12, pp. 214 - 214, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/NB01071

O'Riordan DL; Stanton WR; Barr M; Gies P; Roy C, 2000, 'Correlations between Reported and Measured Ultraviolet Radiation Exposure of Mothers and Young Children', Photochemistry and Photobiology, vol. 71, pp. 60 - 60, http://dx.doi.org/10.1562/0031-8655(2000)071<0060:CBRAMU>2.0.CO;2

Scott IA; Barr ML; Huxley SL; West MJ, 2000, 'Optimising care of acute myocardial infarction: Results of a regional quality improvement project', Journal of Quality in Clinical Practice, vol. 20, pp. 12 - 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1440-1762.2000.00345.x


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