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Researcher: Au, BT (Dr Thuy Au)

Fields of Research

Epidemiology
Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)
Sports science and exercise
Health services and systems
Primary health care
Rural sociology

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Health policy evaluation
Evaluation of health and support services
Health inequalities
Health education and promotion
Health related to ageing
Inclusive education
Specific population health (excl. Indigenous health)
Behaviour and health
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Alcohol consumption in Vietnam, and the use of 'standard drinks' to measure alcohol intake; Alcohol and Alcoholism
Blood pressure and body mass index: a comparison of the associations in the Caucasian and Asian populations; Hypertension Research
Declining Prevalence of Tobacco Smoking in Vietnam; 20th IEA World Congress of Epidemiology
Declining Prevalence of Tobacco Smoking in Vietnam; Nicotine & Tobacco Research
Fruit and vegetable consumption in Vietnam, and the use of a ‘standard serving’ size to measure intake; The British Journal of Nutrition
Misclassification of blood pressure of Vietnamese adults when only a single measurement is used; Journal of the American Society of Hypertension
National survey of risk factors for non-communicable disease in Vietnam: prevalence estimates and an assessment of their validity; BMC Public Health
Peripheral arterial disease - diagnosis and management in general practice; Australian Family Physician
Physical activity and its association with cardiovascular risk factors in Vietnam; Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health
Physical activity in Vietnam: estimates and measurement issues; PLoS One
Prevalence of risk factors for non-communicable diseases in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam: results from a STEPS survey; Bmc Public Health
Reliability and Validity of the Global Physical Activity Questionnaire in Vietnam; Journal of Physical Activity & Health
Reliability and validity of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire-Short Form for older adults in Vietnam; Health Promotion Journal of Australia
Social Determinants of Overweight and Obesity; Health and Well-Being: A Social and Cultural Perspective
Subject-matter considerations is assessing the fit of a linear regression model; Australasian Epidemiologist
The association between smoking and hypertension in a population-based sample of Vietnamese men; Journal of Hypertension
The importance of waist circumference and body mass index in cross-sectional relationships with risk of cardiovascular disease in Vietnam; PLoS ONE
The Interdependence of Blood Pressure and Glucose in Vietnam; High Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular Prevention
Using Pedometers to Estimate Ambulatory Physical Activity in Vietnam; Journal of Physical Activity & Health

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision