Publications from the AIDS Epidemiology Group

HIV / AIDS

2016

Publications from AEG, May 2016 (PDF, 79KB)

2015

Dickson NP, Lee B, Foster T, Saxton P. The first 30 years of HIV in New Zealand: Review of the epidemiology. New Zealand Medical Journal, 2015; 128: 31-47

2012

Saxton P, Dickson N, Griffiths R, Hughes AJ, Rowden J. 2012. Actual and undiagnosed HIV prevalence in a community sample of men who have sex with men in Auckland, New Zealand.

2011

Saxton P, McAllister S, Dickson N, Hughes A, Sharples K. Estimating HIV prevalence among men who have sex with men in New Zealand 1985-2009: 25 years of public health monitoring. International Journal of STD & AIDS 2012, 23:274-279.

Dickson NP, McAllister S, Sharples K, Paul C. Late presentation of HIV infection among adults in New Zealand – 2005-2010. HIV Medicine. Published online: 3 Nov 2011, DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-1293.2011.00959.x

Saxton P, Dickson NP, McAllister SM, Sharples K, Hughes AJ. Increase in HIV diagnoses among men who have sex with men in New Zealand from a stable low period. Sexual Health 2011, 8:311-318.

Shea B, Aspin C, Ward J, Archibald C, Dickson N, McDonald A, Penehira M, Halverson J, Masching R, McAllister S, Tuhiwai Smith L, Kaldor J, Andersson N. HIV diagnoses in indigenous peoples: comparison of Australia, Canada and New Zealand. International Health 2011.

2009

Paul C. The common good argument and HIV prevention. In: The Philosophy of Public Health. Dawson A, ed. Ashgate, 2009, pp 171-180.

2008

McAllister S, Dickson N P, Sharples K, Reid M R, Morgan J M, MacDonald E J, Coughlan E, Johnston T M, Tanner N A, & Paul C. (2008). Unlinked anonymous HIV prevalence among New Zealand sexual health clinic attenders: 2005-2006. International Journal of STD and AIDS, 19, 752-757.

2007

Nisbet S M, Reeve A M, Ellis-Pegler R B, Woodhouse A F, Ingram R J, Roberts S A, McAllister S M, & Thomas M G. (2007). Good outcome in HIV-infected refugees after resettlement in New Zealand: Population study. Internal Medicine Journal, 37, 290-294.

2006

Das D, Baker M, Venugopal K, & McAllister S. (2006). Why tuberculosis incidence rates are not falling in New Zealand. The New Zealand Medical Journal, 119 http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal/119-1243/2248/

Hughes A, Saxton P. Geographic micro-clustering of homosexual men: Implications for research and social policy. Social Policy Journal of New Zealand 2006; 28:158-178.

Dickson N, & Davidson O. (2006). HIV prevention in New Zealand: Still room for improvement. The New Zealand Medical Journal, 119(1243). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal/119-1243/2250/

Saxton P, Dickson N, & Hughes A. (2006). GAPSS 2006: Findings from the Gay Auckland Periodic Sex Survey. Auckland: New Zealand AIDS Foundation.

2004

Grierson J, Pitts M, Herewini T, Rua’ine G, Hughes A, Saxton P, Whyte M, Thomas M. Mate Aaraikore A Muri Ake Nei: Experiences of Maori New Zealanders Living with HIV. Sexual Health 2004; 1:175-80.

Grierson J, Pitts M, Whyte M, Misson S, Hughes A, Saxton P, Thomas M. Living with HIV in New Zealand: Balancing health and quality of life. New Zealand Medical Journal 2004; 117: No.1200.

Saxton P, Dickson N, & Hughes A. (2004). GAPSS 2004: Findings from the Gay Auckland Periodic Sex Survey. Auckland: New Zealand AIDS Foundation.

2002

Saxton P, Hughes A, Robinson E. Sexually transmitted diseases and hepatitis in a national sample of men who have sex with men. New Zealand Medical Journal 2002; 115: No.1158.

Saxton P, & Dickson N. (2002.GAPSS 2002: HIV Behavioural risk surveillance among men who have sex with men. Findings from the Gay Auckland Periodic Sex Survey. Auckland: New Zealand AIDS Foundation.

Mills G, Yardley A-M, Thomas M, Blackmore T, Pithie A, Schroder B, & Dickson N P. (2002). New Zealand's HIV infected population under active follow-up during 2000. The New Zealand Medical Journal, 115(1152), 173-176.

Dickson N P, Paul C E, Wilkinson L, Voss L, & Rowley S. (2002). Estimates of HIV prevalence among pregnant women in New Zealand. The New Zealand Public Health Report, 9(3), 17-19.

2001

Dickson N P. (2001). HIV infection in pregnancy. New Zealand Medical Journal, 114, 507-508.

2000

Paul C E, Wilson M, Dickson N P, Sharples K J, & Skegg D C G. (2000). Enhanced surveillance of HIV infections in New Zealand, 1996 - 1998. New Zealand Medical Journal, 113, 390-394.

Gosling I, Grimwood K, & Dickson N P. (2000). HIV awareness during pregnancy. New Zealand Medical Journal, 113, 321-322.

1998

Eberhart-Phillips J E, Dickson N P, Williams S M, Clarke R, Fonua L, Kini G P, Logan K, Millar C, Muir K, Simmers H, & Weston H. (1998). Asking pregnant women about HIV risk. New Zealand Medical Journal, 111, 175.

1997

Connor J, Paul C E, Sharples K J, & Dickson N P. (1997). Patterns of disease and HIV testing at sexually transmitted disease clinics. New Zealand Medical Journal, 110(1057), 452-455.

1996

Chetwynd S J, & Dickson N P. (1996). Health care systems in transition: New Zealand, Part II: the New Zealand health care system's response to HIV-AIDS. Journal of Public Health Medicine, 18, 274-277.

Sharples K J, Dickson N P, Paul C E A, & Skegg D C G. (1996). HIV/AIDS in New Zealand: an epidemic in decline? AIDS, 10, 1273-1278.

Dickson N, & Paul C. (1996). HIV infection and AIDS in New Zealand: a Public Health Report. In Intimate Details and Vital Statistics: AIDS, Sexuality and the Social Order. P. Davis (Ed.) Auckland University Press, Auckland 13-30.

1995

Paul C, Dickson N P, Davis P B, Yee R L, Chetwynd J, McMillan N. Heterosexual behaviour and HIV risk in New Zealand. Australian Journal of Public Health 1995, 19: 13-18

Dickson N P.  Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS in New Zealand.  Australian HIV Surveillance Report 1995, 11:1-7.  Published by National Centre in HIV Epidemiology

1994

Crofts N, Ballard J, Chetwynd J, Dickson NP, Lindberg W, Watson C.  Involving the communities: AIDS in Australia and New Zealand.  Supplement to AIDS in Asia and the Pacific.  AIDS 1994, (supple 2): S45-S53

Dickson NP, Austin FC, Paul C, Sharples K, Skegg DCG.  HIV surveillance by testing saliva from injecting drug users: a national study in New Zealand.  Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 1994, 48:55-57

1993

Dickson NP, Paul C, Sharples K, Skegg DCG.  Current epidemiology of HIV/AIDS in New Zealand.  CDNZ - Communicable Disease New Zealand 1993, 93:45-49

Paul C, Dickson NP.  Audit of under-reporting of AIDS in New Zealand.  CDNZ - Communicable Disease New Zealand 1993, 93:101-106

Dickson NP, Skegg DCG, Paul C, Sharples K, Lyttle PH, Say PJ, Woodfield DG.  Unlinked anonymous monitoring of HIV prevalence at sexually transmitted disease clinics.  New Zealand Medical Journal 1993;106:325-327

Dickson NP, Paul C, Herbison P.  Adolescents, sexual behaviour and implications for an epidemic of HIV/AIDS among the young.  Genitourinary Medicine 1993, 69:133-140

Kaldor J, Dickson NP, Carlson RV, McDonald A.  Duplicate reporting of AIDS cases between two neighbouring countries.  Australian and New Zealand Journal of Medicine 1993, 23:276-278

Dickson NP, Sharples K, Carlson RV, McDermott J, Ellis-Pegler RB, Thomas MG.  Outcome of adults with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome in Auckland - 1983-1989.  New Zealand Medical Journal 1993;106:93-96

Carlson RV, Dickson NP, McDermott J, Thomas M, Ellis-Pegler RB.  Hospital associated costs of treating patients with AIDS.  New Zealand Medical Journal, 1993;106:76-78

1991

Dickson NP.  Epidemiology of AIDS in New Zealand.  Readings in AIDS Research. Ed Stephen Lungley. New Zealand Department of Health. June 1991

1989

Skegg DCG. (1989). Heterosexually acquired HIV infection. British Medical Journal 298: 401-2.

Sexual health

2010

Bell M L, van Roode T, Dickson N P, Jiang Z-J, & Paul C (2010). Consistency and reliability of self-reported lifetime number of heterosexual partners by gender and age in a cohort study. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 37(7), 425-431.

Skegg K, Nada-Raja S, Dickson N, & Paul C. (2010). Perceived ″out of control″ sexual behavior in a cohort of young adults from the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 39, 968-978.

2009

Dickson N P, Ryding J, van Roode T, Paul C, Herbison P, Dillner J, & Skegg D C G. (2009). Male circumcision and serologically determined human papillomavirus infection in a birth cohort. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention, 18(1), 177-183.

Paul C, van Roode T, Herbison P, & Dickson N. (2009). Longitudinal study of self-reported sexually transmitted infection incidence by gender and age up to age thirty-two years. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 36(2), 63-69.

van Roode T, Dickson N, Herbison P, & Paul C. (2009). Child sexual abuse and persistence of risky sexual behaviors and negative sexual outcomes over adulthood: Findings from a birth cohort. Child Abuse and Neglect, 33(3), 161-172.

2008

Dickson N P, van Roode T, Herbison P, & Paul C. (2008). Circumcision and risk of sexually transmitted infections in a birth cohort. Journal of Pediatrics, 152, 383-387.

2007

Dickson N, van Roode T, Herbison P, Taylor J, Cunningham A, & Paul C. (2007). Risk of herpes simplex virus type 2 acquisition increases over early adulthood: Evidence from a cohort study. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 83(2), 87-90.

Skegg K, Nada-Raja S, Paul C, & Skegg D C G. (2007). Body piercing, personality, and sexual behavior. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 36, 47-54.

Ramrakha S, Bell M L, Paul C, Dickson N, Moffitt T E, & Caspi A. (2007). Childhood behavior problems linked to sexual risk taking in young adulthood: A birth cohort study. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 46(10), 1272-1279.

2005

Dickson N, van Roode T & Paul C. (2005). Herpes simplex virus type 2 status at age 26 is not related to early circumcision in a birth cohort. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 32(8), 517-519.

2003

Dickson N P, Paul CE, & Herbison G P (2003). Same-sex attraction in a birth cohort: Prevalence and persistence in early adulthood. Social Science and Medicine, 56, 1607-1615.

Humblet O, Paul C E & Dickson N P. (2003). Core group evolution over time: High-risk sexual behavior in a birth cohort between sexual debut and age 26. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 30(11), 818-824.

Skegg K M, Nada-Raja S, Dickson N P, Paul C E, & Williams S. (2003). Sexual orientation and self-harm in men and women. American Journal of Psychiatry, 160(3), 541-546.

2001

Eberhart-Phillips J E, Dickson N P, Paul C E, Herbison G P, Taylor J & Cunningham A L. (2001). Rising incidence and prevalence of herpes simplex type 2 infection in a cohort of 26 year old New Zealanders. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 77(5), 353-357.

2000

Paul C E, Fitzjohn J, Eberhart-Phillips J E, Herbison G P, & Dickson N P (2000). Sexual abstinence at age 21 in New Zealand: The importance of religion. Social Science and Medicine, 51, 1-10.

Paul C E, Fitzjohn J, Herbison G P & Dickson N P. (2000). The determinants of sexual intercourse before age 16. Journal of Adolescent Health, 27, 136-147.

Ramrakha S K, Caspi A, Dickson N P, Moffitt T E, Paul C.  Mental health and risky sexual behaviour.  BMJ 2000;321:263-6

Paul C, Fitzjohn J, Herbison P, Dickson N.  The determinants of sexual intercourse before age 16 in a birth cohort.  Journal of Adolescent Health 2000;27:136-47

Paul C, Fitzjohn J, Eberhart-Phillips J, Herbison P, Dickson N.  Twenty-one year olds who have never had intercourse: The importance of religion.  Social Science and Medicine 2000;51:1-10

Ramrakha S K, Caspi A, Dickson N P, Moffitt T E, & Paul C E. (2000). Psychiatric disorders and risky sexual behaviour in young adulthood: Cross sectional study in birth cohort. British Medical Journal, 321, 263-266.

1998

Dickson N P, Paul C E, & Herbison G P. (1998). Where young people with multiple sexual partners seek medical care: implications for screening for chlamydial infection. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 74, 445-447.

Dickson N P, Paul C E, Herbison G P, & Silva P A. (1998). First sexual intercourse: age, coercion, and later regrets reported by a birth cohort. British Medical Journal, 316, 29-33.

1997

Caspi A, Harrington H, Moffitt T E, Begg D J, Dickson N P, Langley J D, & Silva P A. (1997). Personality differences predict health-risk behaviors in young adulthood: evidence from a longitudinal study. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 73(5), 1052-1063.

1996

Dickson N P, Paul C E, Herbison G P, Silva P A, & McNoe B M. (1996). The lifetime occurrence of sexually transmitted diseases among a cohort aged 21. New Zealand Medical Journal, 109, 308-312.

Dickson N P. (1996). Sexual behaviour. In P.A. Silva and W.R. Stanton (Eds.), From Child to Adult: the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study (pp. 225-234). Auckland: Oxford University Press.

 

 

 

University of Otago Dunedin School of Medicine University of Otago AIDS Epidemiology Group