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Researcher: Couper, DJ (Dr David Couper)

Fields of Research

Epidemiology
Mental health services
Building construction management and project planning
Nutrition and dietetics

Research Objectives

Other health
Neonatal and child health
Clinical health
Expanding knowledge in the mathematical sciences
Men's health
Preventive medicine

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Association between use of a quilt and sudden infant death syndrome: case-control study; British Medical Journal
Cancer In Tasmania Incidence and Mortality 1995
Cancer in Tasmania, Incidence and Mortality 1995; Tasmanian Cancer Registry
Characteristics of infants receiving prompt first diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis immunisation in an infant cohort ; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
Correlates of the prone infant sleeping position by period of birth; Archives of Disease in Childhood
Cross sectional study of the relation between sibling number and asthma, hay fever, and eczema; Archives of Disease in Childhood
Determinants of dust mite allergen concentrations in infant bedrooms in Tasmania; Clinical and Experimental Allergy
Exercise-induced bronchial hyperresponsiveness and parental ISAAC questionnaire responses; European Respiratory Journal
Factors related to infant apnoea and cyanosis - a population-based study; Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
Features of infant exposure to tobacco smoke in a cohort study in Tasmania; Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
Invasive cutaneous malignant melanoma trends: Tasmania 1979-1994; 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting Clinical Oncological Society of Australia
Is this finding relevant? Generalisation and epidemiology; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
Modeling partly conditional means with longitudinal data; Journal of the American Statistical Association
Modelling prevalence of a condition: Chronic graft-versus-host disease after bone marrow transplantation; Statistics in Medicine
Relationship between early life respiratory illness, family size over time, and the development of asthma and hay fever: a seven year follow up study; THORAX
Sleeping position, infant apnea and cyanosis: A population-based study; Pediatrics
Sources of heterogeneity in the meta-analysis of observational studies - The example of SIDS and sleeping position; Journal of Clinical Epidemiology
The 1984 Tasmanian Insulin-Treated Diabetes-Mellitus Prevalence Cohort - An 8 and a Half Year Mortality Follow-Up Investigation; Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice
The relationship between infant and parental characteristics report of infant cyanosis and hospital admission for apnea or cyanosis; Pediatrics
Tobacco smoke exposure at one month of age and subsequent risk of SIDS - a prospective study; American Journal of Epidemiology
Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) in melancholic dexamethasone suppression test (DST) positive patients; The Science and Art of Psychiatry
Water Flouridation, Fractures and Bone Mass: A Quantitive Overview of the Literature; Australian and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society Annual Scientific Meeting
Water fluoridation, bone mass and fracture: a quantitative overview of the literature; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health

Research Projects

Evaluation of key indicator questions for food and nutrition monitoring in Australia; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Foetal Development, Childhood Obesity and Serum HDL Cholesterol in Children.; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Investigation into the observed increase in prostate cancer mortality in elderly Tasmanian men.; Masonic Medical Research Foundation Limited (MMRF)

Research Candidate Supervision