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Pacific Islands Families Study Booklet

The booklet: Our Pacific Families, Our Children in New Zealand, detailed the background to the study and included key findings from year 2000-2007. Copy of the booklet is available here.

Publications

Full text publications are usually available on-line via subscription only. Hard copies are subject to your local and city Library holdings. Also note that some abstracts are not available due to copyright rules and are available via subscription only.

090. Alcohol consumption by parents of Pacific families residing in New Zealand: Findings from the Pacific Islands Families Study. Schluter, P. J., E.-S. Tautolo, et al.  (2013). Alcohol 47(3): 241-248.

089. Exploration of the Impact of Gambling and Problem Gambling on Pacific Families and Communities in New Zealand. Bellringer, M. E., B. Fa’amatuainu, et al. (2013). Auckland,  Gambling and Addictions Research Centre, Auckland University of Technology.

088. Growth centiles of Pacific children living in Auckland, New Zealand.Rush, E. C., V. V. Obolonkin, et al. (2013). Annals of Human Biology 40(5): 406-412.

087. Associations Between Breaks in Sedentary Time and Body Size in Pacific Mothers and Their Children: Findings From the Pacific Islands Families Study. Oliver, M., Schluter, P.J., Healy, G.N.,Tautolo, E.,Schofield, G.M. & Rush, E. (2013).  Journal of Physical Activity and Health 10(8): 1166-1174.

086. Pacific Islands Families Study 2009: Mother and child gambling.Bellringer, M., S. Taylor, et al. (2012).Auckland, Gambling and Addictions Research Centre, Auckland University of Technology.

085. Body Composition in a Multiethnic Community in New Zealand. Rush, E. C. (2012). In  V. R. Preedy (Ed.), Handbook of Anthropometry: Physical Measures of Human Form in Health and Disease (pp. 2581-2592.).  London, Springer.

084. Pacific Islands Families (PIF) Study: Behavioural Problems During Childhood. Paterson, J., Taylor, S., Schluter, P., & Iusitini, L. (2012). Journal of Child and Family Studies, DOI: 10.1007/s10826-012-9572-6

083. The Future of the Pacific Islands Families Study: a future with unlimited potential.Sundborn, G., Paterson, J., Iusitini, L., Tautolo, E., Taylor, S., Oliver, M., Jhagroo, U., Hirao, A.,& Savila, F. (2011). Pacific Health Dialog, 17(2)

082. Ten Years of Research for the Pacific Islands Families Study: A Comparative Review of publications. Savila, F., Sundborn, G., Hirao, A., & Paterson, J. (2011)    Pacific Health Dialog, 17 (2)

081. An exploration of physical activity, nutrition, and body size in Pacific children. Oliver, M., Rush, E., Schluter, P.J., Sundborn, G., Iusitini, L., Tautolo, E., Paterson, J., & Heimuli, J. (2011). Pacific Health Dialog, 17(2)

080. Reliability and validity of maternal recall of injuries in Pacific children: findings from the Pacific Islands Families Study.   Robertson, H., Schluter, P.J., & Sundborn, G. (2011). Pacific Health Dialog, 17(2)

079. Experience of physical abuse in childhood and perpetration of physical punishment and violence in adulthood amongst fathers: findings from the Pacific Islands Families Study. Schluter, P.J., Tautolo, E., & Paterson, J. (2011). Pacific Health Dialog, 17(2)

078. Prevalence and concordance of smoking among mothers and fathers within the Pacific Island Family Study.Tautolo, E., Schluter, P.J., & Taylor, S. (2011). Pacific Health Dialog, 17(2)

077. A Comparison of Parenting Practices between Samoan Parents Living in New Zealand and Samoa.Iusitini, L., Taylor, S., Cowley-Malcolm, E., Kerslake, M., & Paterson, J. (2011). Pacific Health Dialog, 17(2)

076. Utilisation of Traditional Pacific Healers by mothers and children of the Pacific Islands Families study. Sundborn, G., Taylor, S., Tautolo, E., Iusitini, L., & Finau, S. (2011). Pacific Health Dialog, 17(2)

075. Impacts of inter-and intra-partnerships/relationships on traditional gift-giving in a cohort of Pacific mothers. Cowley-Malcolm, E., Gao, W., MacPherson, C., Perese, L., Erick, S., & Sundborn, G. (2011). Pacific Health Dialog, 17(2)

074. Traditional gift-giving and gambling amongst Pacific mothers living in New Zealand. Perese, L., Gao, W., Erick, S., MacPherson, C., Cowley-Malcolm, E., & Sundborn, G.(2011).Pacific Health Dialog, 17(2)

073. Agreement and discordance of parents’ and teachers’ reports of behavioural problems among Pacific children living in New Zealand. Gao, W., Paterson, J., Carter, S., Iusitini, L.,& Sundborn, G. (2011). Pacific Health Dialog, 17(2)

072. Child developmental assessment at two-years of age: Data from the Pacific Islands Families (PIF) Study. Paterson, J., Iusitini, L., & Gao, W. (2011). Pacific Health Dialog, 17(2)

071. Parental perceptions of their child’s weight and future concern: Pacific Islands Families Study. Heimuli, J., Sundborn, G., Rush, E., Oliver, M., & Savila, F. (2011). Pacific Health Dialog, 17(2)

070. What defines ‘Low birth weight’ in Pacific infants born in New Zealand? Sundborn, G., Schluter, P.J., Schmidt-Uili, M., & Paterson, J. (2011). Pacific Health Dialog, 17(2)

069. Cohort profile: A decade on and strong - The Pacific Islands Families Study. Sundborn, G., Paterson, J.,  Jhagroo, U., Taylor, S., Iusitini, L., Tautolo, E.,  Savila, F.,  Hirao, A., & Oliver, M. (2011). Pacific Health Dialog, 17(2)

068. Growth and childhood obesity: perspective of Pacific Island children in New Zealand. Rush, E., & Bristow, S.(2012). In V. R. Preddy (Ed.), The Handbook of Growth and Growth Monitoring in Health and Disease (pp. 1621-1624). New York: Springer

067. Acculturation status has a modest effect on smoking prevalence among cohort of Pacific fathers in New Zealand.    Tautolo, E.-S., Schluter, P., Paterson, J., & McRobbie, H.(2011). Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 35 (6), 509-516

066. Acculturation of Pacific mothers in New Zealand over time: findings from the Pacific Islands Families study. Schluter, P., Tautolo, E.-S., & Paterson, J. (2011). BMC Public Health, 11(1), 307

065. Factors Related to Accelerometer-Derived Physical Activity in Pacific Children Aged 6 Years. Oliver, M., Schluter, P. J., Schofield, G. M., & Paterson, J.(2011). Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health 23(1), 44-56

064. Perceived barriers and incentives to increased maternal physical activity:  findings from  the Pacific Islands Families Study. Schluter P. J., Oliver, M., & Paterson, J. (2011). Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 35 (2), 151-158

063. Maternal self-report of oral health in six-year-old  Pacific children from South Auckland, New Zealand. Paterson, J., Gao, W., Sundborn, G., & Cartwright, S. (2011). Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 39(1), 19-28

062. Parenting Practices Among Fathers of a Cohort of Pacific Infants in New Zealand. Iusitini, L., Gao, W., Sundborn, G., & Paterson, J.(2011). Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 42(1), 29-55

061. Physical activity, sedentariness, and body fatness in a sample of 6 year old Pacific children. Oliver, M., Schluter, P.J., Rush E., Schofield, G., & Paterson, J. (2010). International Journal of Pediatric Obesity, 6(2-2), 565-73

060. Birth weight and growth trajectory to six years in Pacific children. Rush, E., W. Gao, et al. (2010). International Journal of Pediatric Obesity 5(2): 192-199

059. Health of Pacific children: environmental and nutritional determinants [Abstract]. Karatela S., Paterson J. & Schluter P. (2010). Australasian Epidemiologist, 17(2), 109

058. Vehicle child restraint usage for Pacific children aged 6 weeks to 4 years: Findings from the Pacific Islands Families Study. Schluter, P. J., & Paterson, J. (2010). Accident Analysis and Prevention, 42(6), 2075-2081

057. Pacific Islands Families Study: The association of infant health risk indicators and the acculturation of Pacific island mothers living in New Zealand. Borrows, J., Williams, M., Schluter, P., Paterson, J., & Helu, S. (2010). Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 42 (5), 699-724

056. Pacific Islands Families Study: Intimate Partner Violence and Postnatal Depression. Gao, W., Paterson, J., Abbott, M. W., Carter, S., & Iusitini, L. (2010). Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 12, 242-248 

055. Impact of current and past intimate partner violence on maternal mental health and behaviour at 2 years after childbirth: evidence from the Pacific Islands Families Study. Gao, W., Paterson, J., Abbott, M., Carter, S., Iusitini, L., & McDonald-Sundborn, G. (2010). Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 44(2), 174-182

054. Food Security for Pacific Peoples in New Zealand: A report for the Obesity Action Coalition. Rush, E. C. (2009). Wellington

053. Pacific Islands Families: Child and Parental Physical Activity and Body Size—design and methodology. Oliver, M., Schluter, P. J., Paterson, J., Kolt, G. S., & Schofield, G. M. (2009). New Zealand Medical Journal, 122(1298)

052. Two years on: Gambling amongst Pacific mothers living in New Zealand. Perese, L. M., Bellringer, M. E., Williams, M. M., & Abbott, M. W. (2009). Pacific Health Dialog: Journal of Community Health and Clinical Medicine for the Pacific, 15(1), 55-67

051. Relating intimate partner violence to health-care utilisation and injuries among Pacific children in Auckland: The Pacific Islands Families Study. Schluter, P. J., & Paterson, J. (2009). Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 45(9), 518-524

050. Food frequency information – relationships to body composition and apparent growth in the Pacific Island Family study at 4 years of age. Rush, E., Paterson, J., & Obolonkin, V.V. (2008). New Zealand Medical Journal, 121(1281), 63-71

049. Child Discipline and nurturing practices among a cohort of Pacific mothers living in New Zealand. Cowley,- Malcolm, E.T; Paterson J.E. Fairbairn-Dunlop, P., Gao, W., & Williams, M.(2009). Pacific Health Dialogue 15 (1) pp 38-45

048. Mental health well-being amongst fathers within the Pacific Island Families Study. (2009). Tautolo E., Schluter P., McDonald-Sundborn, G. Pacific Health Dialogue, 15 (1), 69-78.

047. Do perceptions of neighbourhood problems contribute to maternal health?: Findings from the Pacific Islands Families Study. Carter,S., Williams,M., Paterson, J., Iusitini, L. (2009). Health & Place, 15 (2), 622-630.

046. Pacific Islands Families Study: Maternal intimate partner violence and behavioural problems among preschool Pacific children living in New Zealand. Paterson, J., Carter, S., Cowley-Malcolm, E., Gao, W., & Iustini, L. (2008). Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry 49 (4), 395-404.

045. Cohort profile: the Pacific Islands Families (PIF) Study. Paterson J., Percival T., Schluter P., Sundborn G., Abbott M., Carter S., Cowley-Malcolm E., Borrows J., Gao W. and the PIF Study Group. (2008). International Journal of Epidemiology, 37(2):273-279.

044. Pacific Islands Families Study: Intimate partner violence and unplanned pregnancy in the Pacific Islands Families Study. Gao, W., Paterson, J., Carter, S., Iusitini, L. (2008). International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics. 100(2):109-115

043. Maternal smoking during pregnancy and behaviour problems in a birth cohort of 2 year old Pacific children in New Zealand. Carter, S., Paterson, J., Gao, W., & Iustini, L. (2008). Early Human Development, 84(1),59-66.

042. Problem gambling related to intimate partner violence: findings from the Pacific Islands Families Study. Schluter P.J., Abbott M.W. and Bellringer M.E. (2008). International Gambling Studies, 8(1):49-61.

041. Smacking - are we being too heavy-handed? Findings from the Pacific Islands Families Study. Schluter P.J., Sundborn G., Abbott M. and Paterson J. (2007). New Zealand Medical Journal, 120(1267).

040. Application of the 2006 WHO growth standard from birth to 4 years to Pacific Island children. Rush, E., Paterson, J., Obolonkin, V., & Puniani, K. (2007). International Journal of Obesity, 32:567 - 572.

039. Maternal Mental Health and Child Behaviour Problems at 2 years findings from the Pacific Islands Families (PIF) Study. Gao, W., Paterson, J., Abbott, M., & Carter, S. & Iustini, L.(2007). Australia and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 41(11): 885-95.

038. Food security, selection, and health eating in a Pacific community in Auckland, New Zealand. Rush, E., Puniani, N., Snowling, N., & Paterson, J. (2007). Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 16, (3)448-454.

037. Maternal childhood parental abuse history and current intimate partner violence: data from the Pacific Islands Families Study. Paterson, J., Fairbairn-Dunlop, P., Cowley-Malcolm, E., Schluter, P. (2007). Violence and Victims,22 (4) 474-488.

036. Pacific Islands Families Study: Factors associated with maternal smoking at 12 months. Erik- Peleti, S., Paterson, J., & Williams, M. (2007). New Zealand Medical Journal, Vol 120 (1256).

035. Pacific Islands Families Study: Factors associated with otitis media with effusion among two-year-old Pacific children. Paterson, J., Ahmed, Z., Wallace, J.,Garrett, N & Silva, P. (2007). International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 71, 1047-1054.

034. Pacific Islands Families Study: Factors associated with living in extended families one year on from the birth of a child. Poland, M., Paterson, J., Carter, S., Gao, W., Perese, L., Stillman, S. (2007). Kotuitui, 2 (1)

033. Prevalence and concordance of interpersonal violence reports from intimate partners: findings from the Pacific Islands Families Study. Schluter P.J., Paterson J. and Feehan M. (2007). Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 61(7):624-630.

032. Intimate Partner violence among a cohort of Pacific women living in New Zealand. Paterson, J.,Feehan, M., Butler, S., Williams, M., & Cowley, E. (2007). Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 22 (6), 698-721.

031. Maternal self-report of oral health in 4-year old Pacific children from South Auckland, New Zealand: findings from the Pacific Islands Families Study. Schluter P.J., Durward C., Cartwright S., and Paterson J. (2007). Journal of Public Health Dentistry, 67(2):69-77

030. Infant care practices associated with SIDS: findings from the Pacific Islands Families study. Schluter, P., Paterson, J., & Percival, T. (2007). Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 43(5):388-393

029. Pacific Islands families Study: Behavioural problems among Pacific children living in New Zealand. Paterson, J. Carter, S., & Gao, W. Perese, L. (2007). Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 48 (5), 514-522.

028. Maternal gambling associated with families' food, shelter and safety needs: findings from the Pacific Islands Families Study. Schluter P., Bellringer M. and Abbott M. (2007). Journal of Gambling Issues, 19, 87-90.

027. Risk factors for preterm and small for gestational age babies. A cohort from the Pacific Islands Families Study (PIF). Gao, W., Paterson, J., Carter, S., & Percival, T. (2006). Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 42, 785-792.

026. Indices and perception of crowding in Pacific households domicile within Auckland: findings from the Pacific Islands Families Study. Schluter P.J., Carter S. and Kokaua J. (2007).New Zealand Medical Journal, 120, 1248.

025. Gambling among Pacific mothers living in NZ. Bellringer, M., Perese, L., Abbott, M., & Williams, M. (2006). International Gambling Studies, 6 (2), 217-235.

024. Exclusive and any breast-feeding rates of Pacific infants in Auckland: Data from the Pacific Islands Families First Two-Years of Life study. Schluter P.J., Carter S. and Percival T. (2006). Public Health Nutrition, 9(6):692-699

023. Factors associated with post natal depression among mothers of Pacific infants. Abbott, M., & Williams, M. (2006). Australia and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry,40 (3), 230-238.

022. Pacific Islands Families Study: The prevalence of chronic middle ear disease in two-year-old Pacific children living in New Zealand. Paterson, J., Ahmed, Z., Carter, S., Wallace, J., & Garrett, N. Silva, P. (2006). International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 70, 1771-1778.

021. Maternal Smoking: Risks related to maternal asthma & reduced birth-weight in a Pacific birth cohort study Carter, S., Percival, T., Paterson, J., & Williams, M. (2006). New Zealand Medical Journal, 119, 1238.

020. Immunisation of a cohort of Pacific children living in New Zealand over the first 2 years of life. Paterson, J., Schluter, P., Percival, T., Carter, S. (2006).Vaccine, 24, 4883-4889

019. Non-fatal injuries among Pacific infants in Auckland: data from the Pacific Island Families: First Two Years of Life Study. Schluter, P., Paterson, J., & Percival, T. (2006).Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 42, 123-128.

018. Health problems among at six-week old Pacific infants living in New Zealand. Paterson, J., Carter, S., Tukuitonga, C., Williams, M. (2006). Medical Science Monitor 12 (2) CR51-54.

017. Pacific Islands Families First Two Years of Life study: design and methodology. Paterson, J., Tukuitonga, C., Abbott, M., Feehan, M., Silva, P., Percival, T., Butler, S., Cowley-Malcolm. E., Borrows, J., Williams, M., & Schluter, P.(2006) New Zealand Medical Journal, 119, 1228.

016. Infant care practices among Pacific families living in New Zealand. Paterson, J., Butler, S., Percival, T. (2006). In J.E Low & P. Jose ( Eds.), In Lifespan Development: The New Zealand context. Auckland: Pearson.

015.  Pacific Islands Families: The First Two Years of Life: Gambling Amongst Pacific Mothers. Bellringer, M. E., Cowley-Malcolm, E. T., Abbott, M. W., & Williams, M. M. (2005). International Journal of Mental Health & Addiction, 3(1), 53-60

014. Housing Tenure: Pacific families in New Zealand. Carter, S., Paterson, J., & Williams, M. (2005).Urban Policy & Research, 23(4) 411-426.

013. Maternal experiences of childhood: Pacific mothers in New Zealand. Fairburn-Dunlop,P., Paterson, J., Cowley, E. (2005).Pacific Studies, 28, (2), 291-309.

012. Factors associated with antenatal care by mothers of Pacific infants living in New Zealand. Low, P.,Paterson, J., Wouldes, T., Carter, S., Williams, M., & Percival, T. (2005). New Zealand Medical Journal Vol 118, 1216.

011. Smoking among mothers of a Pacific islands birth cohort in New Zealand: associated factors. Butler, Williams, Paterson, Tukuitonga (2004) . New Zealand Medical Journal 117, 1206, ISSN1175 8711 .
 
010. Technical Report 2. Pacific Islands Families: First Two Years of Life Study. Paterson, J., Tukuitonga, C., Abbott, M., Feehan, M.,Silva, P., Percival, T., Butler, S., Cowley, E., Borrows, J., & Williams, M. (2004). AUT Publication ISBN 1-877314-41-2

009. Maternal and Demographic factors associated with non-immunisation of Pacific infants living in New Zealand. Paterson, J., Percival, T., Butler, S., & Williams, M. (2004). NZ Medical Journal, 117, 119.

008. Traditional Gift giving among Pacific families in New Zealand. Cowley, E., Paterson, J., & Williams, M. (2004). Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 25 (3), 431-444.

007. Factors associated with not breastfeeding exclusively among mothers of a cohort of Pacific infants in New Zealand. Butler S., Williams M., Tukuitonga C. & Paterson J. The New Zealand Medical Journal, 117, No. 1195.

006. Pregnancy planning by mothers of Pacific infants recently delivered at Middlemore Hospital. Paterson J., Cowley E., Percival T & Williams M. (2004). The New Zealand Medical Journal, 117, No. 1 - 6.

005. Problems with damp and cold housing among Pacific families in New Zealand. Butler S., Williams M., & Tukuitonga C. (2003). The New Zealand Medical Journal, 116, 494-502.

004. Infant Bed Sharing among Pacific Families in New Zealand. Paterson J., Tukuitonga C., Butler S. & Williams M. (2002). The New Zealand Medical Journal, 115, 241-43.

003. Infant feeding and feeding problems experienced by mothers in a birth cohort of Pacific infants in New Zealand. Butler S., Paterson J., Tukuitonga C. & Williams M. (2002). Pacific Health Dialogue: Journal of Community Health and Clinical Medicine for the Pacific, 9(1), 34-39.

002. Awareness of Sudden Infant Death risk factors among mothers of Pacific infants in New Zealand. Paterson J., Tukuitonga C., Butler S. & Williams M. (2002). The New Zealand Medical Journal, 115, 33-35.

001. PIF Technical Report 2002 Paterson J.,Tukuitonga C., Abbott M., Feehan M., Silva P., Percival T., Butler S., Cowley E., Borrows J., Williams M. & Giles L. (2002). Pacific Islands Families: First Two Years of Life Study. Technical Report 1. Auckland University of Technology. ISBN: 1-877314-00-5.


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