Start main page content

DPHRU Publications 2011

Peer reviewed journal articles and research reviews

Note: Authors in bold are affiliated with MRC/Wits DPHRU

    1. Micklesfield LK, Norris SA, Pettifor JM. (2011). Determinants of bone size and strength in 13 year old South African children: The influence of ethnicity, sex and pubertal maturation. Bone. 48: 777-785.
    2. Ginsburg C, Steele F, Richter LM, Norris SA. (2011). Modelling Residential Mobility: Factors Associated with the Movement of Children in Greater Johannesburg, South Africa. Population, Space and Place. 17:611-626
    3. Ginsburg C, Richter LM, Fleisch B, Norris SA. (2011). An analysis of associations between residential and school mobility and educational outcomes in South African urban children: The Birth to Twenty Cohort. International Journal of Educational Development. 31: 213-222
    4. Kimani-Murage EW; Norris SA, Pettifor JM, Tollman SM, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Gómez-Olivé X, Dugner DB, Kahn K. (2011). Nutritional status and HIV in rural South African children. BMC Paediatrics. 11:23
    5. Vidulich L, Norris SA, Cameron N, Pettifor JM. (2011). Bone mass and bone size in pre- or early pubertal 10-year-old black and white South African children and their parents. Calcified Tissue International. 88(4); 281-293.
    6. Kimani-Murage E, Kahn K, Tollman SM, Pettifor JM, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Norris SA. (2011). Predictors of adolescent weight status and central obesity in rural South Africa. Public Health Nutrition. 14 (6):1114-1122.
    7. Richter LM, Victora CG, Hallal PC, Adair LS, Bhargava SK, Fall CHD, Lee N, Martorell R, Norris, SA, Sachdev H, Stein AD, the COHORTS Group. (2011). International Journal of Epidemiology. Epub April 2011.
    8. Micklesfield LK, Norris SA, Pettifor JM (2011). Ethnicity and bone: a South African perspective. Journal of Bone and Mineral Metabolism. 29:257-267.
    9. De Lucia Rolfe E, Norris SA, Sleigh A, Brage S, Dunger DB, Stolk RP, Ong KK (2011). Validation of ultrasound estimates of visceral fat in black South African adolescents. Obesity. Sep;19(9):1892-7
    10. Evans J, Micklesfield JK, Jennings C, Levitt NS, Lambert EV, Olsson T, Goedecke JH. (2011). Diagnostic ability of obesity measures to identify metabolic risk factors in South African women. Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders. 9(5), 353-360.
    11. Sumner AE, Micklesfield LK, Ricks M, Tambay AV, Avila NA, Thomas F, Lambert EV, Levitt NS, Evans J, Rotimi CN, Tulloch-Reid MK, Goedecke JH. (2011). Waist circumference, BMI and visceral adipose tissue in white women and women of African descent. Obesity. 19:671-674.
    12. Kimani-Murage EW, Madise NJ, Fotso J, Kyobutungi C, Mutua MK, Gitau TM, Yatich N. (2011). Patterns and determinants of breastfeeding and complementary feeding practices in urban informal settlements, Nairobi Kenya. BMC Public Health 2011 11:396
    13. Poopedi MA, Norris SA, Pettifor JM. (2011). Factors influencing the vitamin D status of 10-year-old urban South African children. Public Health Nutrition. 14:334-339
    14. Keating EM, Fischer PR, Pettifor JM, Pfitzner M, Isichei CO, Thacher TD. (2011) The effect of calcium supplementation on blood lead levels in Nigerian children J Pediatr 159(5): 845-850
    15. Pettifor JM, Prentice A. (2011) The role of vitamin D in paediatric bone health. Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 25(4): 573-584)
    16. Rajah J, Thandrayen K, Pettifor JM. (2011) Diagnostic approach to the rachitic child. Eur J Pediatr 170(9): 1089-1096
    17. Thandrayen K, Norris SA, Micklesfield LK, Pettifor JM.(2011) Heterogeneity of fracture pathogenesis in urban South African children: the Birth to Twenty cohort. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 26(12), 2834–2842.
    18. Norris SA. (2011). Designing feasible interventions for healthy pregnancies in low-resource settings. International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics.115S1; S37-S40.
    19. Feeley A, Kahn K, Twine R, Norris SA. (2011). Exploratory survey of informal vendor-sold fast food in rural South Africa. South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 24: 199-201
    20. Walker SP, Wache TD, Grantham-McGregor, Black MM, Nelson CA, Huffman SL, Barker-Henningham H, Chang SM, Hamadani JD, Lozoff B, Gardner JMM, Powell CA, Rahman A, Richter L. (2011) Inequality in early childhood: risk and protective factors for early child development. The Lancet. 378(9799): 1325-1338
    21. Dandara C, Lombard Z, Du Plooy I, McLellan T, Norris SA, Ramsay M. (2011) Genetic variants in CYP (-1A2, -2C9, -2C19, -3A4 and -3A5), VKORC1 and ABCB1 genes in a black South African population: a window into diversity. Pharmacogenomics. Dec;12(12):1663-70
    22. Schwellnus MP, Patel DN, Nossel C, Dreyer M, Whitesman S, Micklesfield LK, Derman EW. (2011). Healthy lifestyle interventions in general practice.  Part 13: Lifestyle and osteoporosis.  S Afr Fam Pract 53(1):31-39