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DPHRU Publications 2013

Peer reviewed journal articles and research reviews

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

  1. Feeley A, Musenge E, Pettifor JM, Norris SA. (2013). Investigation into longitudinal dietary behaviours and household socio-economic indicators and their association with BMI z-score and fat mass in South African adolescents: the Birth to Twenty cohort. Public Health Nutrition. Apr;16(4):693-703
  2. Voorend C, Doak C, Griffiths P, Sedibe M, Norris SA (2013). We eat together; today she buys, tomorrow I will buy the food', adolescent best friends food choices and dietary practices in Soweto, South Africa. Public Health Nutrition. Mar;16(3):559-67
  3. Ginsburg C, Griffiths PL, Richter LM, Norris SA (2013). Residential mobility, socioeconomic context and body mass index in a cohort of urban South African adolescents. Health and Place. Jan;19:99-107
  4. Adair LS, Fall CH, Osmond C, Stein AD, Martorell R, Ramirez-Zea M, Sachdev SD, Dahly DL, Bas I,  Norris SA, Micklesfield LM, Hallal P, Victora C. (2013). Disentangling how relative weight gain and linear growth during early life relate to adult health and human capital in low and middle income countries: findings from five birth cohort studies. The Lancet Aug 10;382(9891):525-34
  5. Addo OY, Stein AD, Fall CH, Gigante DP, Guntupalli AM, Horta BL, Kuzawa CW, Lee, Norris SA, Prabhakaran P, Richter LM, Sachdev HS, Martorell R, The COHORTS Group. (2013). Maternal height and child growth patterns. Journal of Paediatrics. Aug;163(2):549-554
  6. Kimani-Murage EW, Menderson L, Norris SA, Kahn K (2013). It’s my secret: barriers to paediatric HIV treatment in a poor rural South African setting. AIDS Care. 25(6):744-7
  7. Ramsoomar L, Morojele NK, Norris SA (2013). Alcohol use in early and late adolescence among the Birth to Twenty cohort in Soweto, South Africa. Global Health Action. Jan 24;6:1-10. doi: 10.3402/gha.v6i0.19274
  8. Brittain A, Lewin N, Norris SA. (2013). You Must Know Where You Come From: South African Youths’ Perceptions of Religion in Time of Social Change. Journal of Adolescent Research 28(6) 642-663.
  9. May A, Pettifor JM, Norris SA, Ramsay M, Lombard Z. (2013). Genetic factors influencing bone mineral content in a black South African population. Journal of Bone and Mineral Metabolism 31: 708-16
  10. George JA, Norris SA, van Deventer HE, Crowther NJ (2013). The association of 25 hydroxyvitamin D and parathyroid hormone with metabolic syndrome in two ethnic groups in South Africa. PLOS ONE. Apr 15;8(4):e61282. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0061282.
  11. Hamill MM, Ward KA, Pettifor JM, Norris SA, Prentice A. (2013). Bone mass, body composition and vitamin D status of ARV-naïve, urban, black South African women with HIV infection, stratified by CD4 count. Osteoporosis International. 24: 2855-61
  12. Wrottesley S, Micklesfield LM, Hamill MM, Goldberg G, Prentice A, Pettifor JM, Norris SA, Feeley A. (2013). Dietary intake and body composition in HIV-positive and -negative South African women. Public Health Nutrition. Jul 9:1-11
  13. Griffiths PL, Johnson W, Cameron N, Pettifor JM, Norris SA. (2013). In urban South Africa, 16 year old adolescents experience greater health equality than children. Economics and Human Biology. 11: 502-14
  14. Evans J, Lambert M, Micklesfield LK, Goedecke JH, Jennings CL, Savides L, Claassen A, Lambert EV. (2013). Near infrared reactance for the estimation of body fatness in regularly exercising individuals.  International Journal of Sports Medicine Jul; 34(7):612-5
  15. Goedecke JH, Micklesfield LK, Levitt NS, Lambert EV, West S, Maartens G, Dave JA. (2013). Effect of different anti-retroviral drug regimens on body fat distribution of HIV-infected South African women.  AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses Mar;29(3):557-63
  16. Braithwaite V, Pettifor JM, Prentice A. (2013). Novel SLC34A3 mutation causing hereditary hypophosphatemic rickets with hypercalciuria in a Gambian family Bone 53:216-20
  17. Umaretiya PJ, Thacher TD, Fischer PR, Cha SS, Pettifor JM. (2013). Bone mineral density in Nigerian children after discontinuation of calcium supplementation. Bone 55(1):64-68
  18. Pettifor JM. (2013). Nutritional rickets: Pathogenesis and prevention. Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 10 Suppl 2: 347-353
  19. Coutsoudis A, Goga A, Desmond C, Barron P, Black V and H Coovadia. (2013). Is option B+ the best choice? The Lancet 381:269-71
  20. Richter L, Komárek A,  Desmond C, Celentano D, Morin S, Sweat M, Chariyalertsak M, Chingono A, Gray G, Mbwambo J, and T Coates. Reported Physical and Sexual Abuse in Childhood and Adult HIV Risk Behaviour in Three African Countries: Findings from Project Accept (HPTN-043). AIDS and Behavior. Online DOI 10.1007/s10461-013-0439-7
  21. Richter L, De Kadt J, Ginsburg, C, Makusha T, Norris, SA. (2013). The South African Birth Cohort Project. Oxford Bibliographies Online: Childhood Studies. doi: 10.1093/obo/9780199791231-0064
  22. Makusha T, Richter L, Knight, L, Van Rooyen H, Bhana D. (2013). “The good and the bad?”: Childhood experiences with fathers and their influence on women’s expectations and men’s experiences of fathering in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Fathering 11, 115-242
  23. Schnitzler CM, Mesquita JM. (2013). Cortical porosity in children is determined by age-dependent osteonal morphology. Bone Aug;55(2):476-86.
  24. Doak CM, Hoffman DJ, Norris SA, Ponce MC, Polman K, Griffiths PL. (2013). Is body mass index an appropriate proxy for body fat in children? Global Food Security.2, 65-71.
  25. Horta BL, Das A, Bhargava S, Fall C, Feranil A, De Kadt J, Martorell R, Richter L, Stein A, Victora C. (2013). Infant feeding and school attainment in five cohorts from low- and middle-income countries. PLoS One Aug 20;8(8):e71548
  26. McGrath N, Richter L, Newell ML. (2013). Sexual risk after HIV diagnosis: a comparison of pre-ART individuals with CD4>500 cells/µl and ART-eligible individuals in a HIV treatment and care programme in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Journal of International AIDS Society. Aug 5;16:18048. doi: 10.7448/IAS.16.1.18048
  27. May AK, Hazelhurst S, Li Y, Norris SA, Govind N, Tikly M, Hon C, Johnson KJ, Hartmann N, Staedtler F, Ramsay M (2013). Genetic diversity in black South Africans from Soweto. BMC Genomics. 23;14(1):644
  28. Oberhelman SS, Meekins ME, Fischer PR, Lee BR, Singh RJ, Cha SC, Gardner BM, Pettifor JM, Croghan IR, Thacher TD. (2013). Maternal vitamin D supplementation to improve the vitamin D status of breastfed infants: a randomized control trial Mayo Clinic Proceedings 88: 1378-87
  29. Mendenhall E, Richter LM, Stein A, Norris SA. (2013). Psychological and Physical Co-Morbidity among Urban South African Women. PLOS ONE Oct 25;8(10):e78803. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0078803
  30. Lopes Ibanez-Gonzalez D, Norris SA. (2013). Chronic non-communicable disease and healthcare access in middle-aged and older women living in Soweto, South Africa. PLOS ONE Oct 29;8(10):e78800. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0078800
  31. Koon AD, Goudge J, Norris SA. A review of generalist and specialist community health workers for delivering adolescent health services in sub-Saharan Africa. Human Resources for Health 2013 Oct 26;11(1):54.
  32. Meiring RM, Avidon I, Norris SA, McVeigh JA. A two-year history of high bone loading physical activity attenuates ethnic differences in bone strength and geometry in pre/-early pubertal children from a low-middle income country. Bone. 2013 Dec;57(2):522-30
  33. Micklesfield LK, Lambert EV, Hume DJ, Chantler S, Pienaar PR, Dickie K, Puoane T, Goedecke JH.  Socio-cultural, environmental and behavioural determinants of obesity in black South African women: a review. Cardiovascular Journal of Africa. 2013 24: online publication only DOI: 10.5830/CVJA-2013-069
  34. Stein AD, Barros F, Bhargava S, Lee N, Horta B, Kuzawa C, Martorell R, Ramji S, Stein A, Richter L, on behalf of the COHORTS Group. Birth status, child growth and adult human capital in low- and middle-income countries. Journal of Pediatrics 2013. 163(6):1740-1746
  35. Christian P, Lee S, Angel M, Adair L, Alho L, Arifeen S, Ashorn S, Barros F, Fall C, Fawzi W, Hao W, Hu G, Humphrey J, Huybregts L, Joglekar C, Kariuki C, Kolsteren P, Krishnaveni G, Liu E, Maleta, L, Martorell R, Osrin D, Persson LA, Ramakrishnan U, Richter L, Roberfroid D, Sania A, Ter kuile, K, Tielsch J, Victora C, Yajnik C, Yan H, Zeng L. (2013). Risk of childhood undernutrition related to small-for-gestational age and preterm birth in low and middle income countries. International Journal of Epidemiology. 2013 Oct;42(5):1340-55
  36. Tollea MA, Phelp BR; Desmond C; Sugandhi N; Omeogu C; Jamieson D; Ahmed S; Reuben E; Muheh L; Kellerman SE; The Child Survival Working Group of the Interagency Task Team on the Prevention and Treatment of HIV infection in Pregnant Women, Mothers and Children Delivering pediatric HIV care in resource-limited settings: cost considerations in an expanded response. (2013). AIDS  27 (Suppl 2):S179–S186
  37. Kimani-Murage EW, Kyobutungi C, Ezeh AC, Wekesah F, Wanjohi M, Muriuki P, Musoke RN, Norris SA, Griffiths P, Madise NJ. (2013). Effectiveness of personalized home-based nutritional counselling on infant feeding practices, morbidity and nutritional outcomes among infants in Nairobi slums: Study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial. Trials Dec 27;14:445.
  38. Evans J, Lambert M, Micklesfield LK, Goedecke JH, Jennings CL, Savides L, Claassen A, Lambert EV. (2013) Near infrared reactance for the estimation of body fatness in regularly exercising individuals.  International Journal of Sports Medicine Jul;34(7):612-5

Chapters in books

  1. Norris SA, Micklesfield LK, Pettifor JM. Ethnic differences in bone acquisition. Chapter 17. In: Rosen CJ (ed). Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, 8th Edition. Wiley Blackwell 2013 pp 135-41 ISBN: 978-1-118-45388-9
  2. Richter L. (2013). Psychological factors in child health. In M. Kibel, T. Westwood & H. Saloojee (Eds), Child health for all 5th Edition. New York: Oxford University Press.
  3. Shonkoff J, Richter L. (2013). The powerful reach of early childhood development: A science-based foundation for sound investment. In P. Britto, P. Engle & C. Super (Eds), Handbook of early childhood development research and its impact on global policy (pp. 24-34). New York: Oxford University Press
  4. Chikovore J, Makusha T, Richter L. (2013) Father involvement in young children’s care and education in southern Africa. In J. Pattnaik (Ed). Father/male involvement in young children's lives: National and international contexts (pp 261-278). Netherlands: Springer
  5. Makusha T, Richter L, Chikovore J. (2013). Fatherhood and masculinities in South Africa. In What it means to be a man (PACSA, Sonke Gender Justice, UJAMAA, the Cente for Justice and Contemplation.
  6. Pettifor JM, Saloojee H. Infant and Child Nutrition Ch 15. In: Saloojee H, Westwood T (eds). Child Health for All. 5th Edition. Oxford University Press, Cape Town 2013
  7. Richter L. (2013). Growing up in South Africa: Science, politics and policy. In Brooks-Gunn, J., Lerner, R., Petersen, A., Silbereisen, R. (Eds). The developmental science of adolescence: History through autobiography. New York: Psychology Press.  
  8. Desmond C, Richter L. (2013). Child development. In H. Bhorat, A. Hirsch, R. Kanbur & M. Ncube (Eds). Oxford Companion to the Economics of South Africa. Oxford University Press.
  9. Richter L, Norris, SA. (2013). Birth to Twenty: Early health and development from a longitudinal perspective. In M. Tomlinson, C. Hanlon, L. Swartz, P. Cooper & A. Sameroff (Eds). Infant and child development in Africa: Perspectives from the continent. Cape Town: University of Cape Town Press and the United Nations University Press.