Dr Christopher Stevenson

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Professor Of Epidemiology

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Health & Soc. Dev.

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science, University of Melbourne, 1977
Master of Science, Australian National University, 1982
Doctor of Philosophy, Australian National University, 2001

Contact

Research interests

The role of lifestyle factors and health risk behaviours in the onset of disability.

The effectiveness of population cancer screening programs



Affiliations

Statistical Society of Australia

Australasian Epidemiological Association

International Biometric Society



Units taught

Unit Chair HSH744 Epidemiology 1

Unit Chair HSH746 Biostatistics 1
 

Awards

ARC Discovery Project Grant DP120103277

ARC Linkage Grant LP120100418



Publications

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2016

Prevalence of disability in Australian elderly: impact of trends in obesity and diabetes

Evelyn Wong, Prof Mark Woodward, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Kathryn Backholer, Danja Sarink, Prof Anna Peeters

(2016), Vol. 82, pp. 105-110, Preventive medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Projected age- and sex-specific prevalence of cardiovascular diseases in Western Australian adults from 2005-2045

Danja Sarink, Lee Nedkoff, A/Prof Tom Briffa, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw, Dianna J. Magliano, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Dr Haider Mannan, A/Prof Matthew Knuiman, Prof Anna Peeters

(2016), Vol. 23, pp. 23-32, European journal of preventive cardiology, London, Eng., C1

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How important is young children's actual and perceived movement skill competence to their physical activity?

Mrs Sarah Slykerman, Dr Nicky Ridgers, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Dr Lisa Barnett

(2016), Vol. 19, pp. 488-492, Journal of science and medicine in sport, Amsterdam, The Nerthlands, C1

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2015

Predicting the risk of physical disability in old age using modifiable mid-life risk factors

Evelyn Wong, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Kathryn Backholer, Prof Mark Woodward, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw, Prof Anna Peeters

(2015), Vol. 69, pp. 70-76, Journal of epidemiology and community health, London, Eng., C1

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Trends in body mass index according to educational attainment for urban Australian adults between 1980 and 2007

Emma Gearon, Kathryn Backholer, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Dianna J. Magliano, Ms Catherine Keating, Prof Kylie Ball, Prof Anna Peeters

(2015), Vol. 39, pp. 1019-1026, International Journal of Obesity, London, Eng., C1

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The role of obesity duration on the association between obesity and risk of physical disability

Evelyn Wong, Stephanie Tanamas, A/Prof Rory Wolfe, Kathryn Backholer, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Asnawi Abdullah, Prof Anna Peeters

(2015), Vol. 23, pp. 443-447, Obesity, London, Eng., C1

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Differences in the rates of treatment of severe obesity using Bariatric surgery across socioeconomic groups

Ms Catherine Keating, Kathryn Backholer, Prof Marj Moodie, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Prof Anna Peeters

(2015), Vol. 150, pp. 367-368, JAMA Surgery, Chicago, III., C1

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The immediate and sustained long-term changes in daytime sleepiness after participation in a workplace pedometer program: a prospective cohort study

Winda Ng, Rosanne Freak-Poli, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Prof Anna Peeters

(2015), Vol. 57, pp. 873-881, Journal of occupational and environmental medicine, Baltimore, Md., C1

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Prevalence of class-I, class-II and class-III obesity in Australian adults between 1995 and 2011-12

Ms Catherine Keating, Kathryn Backholer, Emma Gearon, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Prof Boyd Swinburn, Prof Marj Moodie, Prof Rob Carter, Prof Anna Peeters

(2015), Vol. 9, pp. 553-562, Obesity research & clinical practice, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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2014

Assessing the performance of two lung age equations on the Australian population: using data from the cross-sectional BOLD-Australia study

Marsha A Ivey, David P Johns, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Graeme P Maguire, Brett G Toelle, Guy B. Marks, Michael J. J Abramson, Richard Wood-Baker

(2014), Vol. 16, pp. 1629-1637, Nicotine & Tobacco Research, Oxford, England, C1

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2013

The health-related quality of life burden of co-morbid cardiovascular disease and major depressive disorder in Australia : findings from a population-based, cross-sectional study

Dr Adrienne O'Neil, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Emily D. Williams, Duncan Mortimer, Brian Oldenburg, Dr Kristy Sanderson

(2013), Vol. 22, pp. 37-44, Quality of life research, Dordrecht, Netherlands, C1-1

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A new set of risk equations for predicting long term risk of all-cause mortality using cardiovascular risk factors

Dr Haider Mannan, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Prof Anna Peeters, John J McNeil

(2013), Vol. 56, pp. 41-45, Preventive Medicine, San Diego, Calif., C1

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Diabetes and risk of physical disability in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Evelyn Wong, Kathryn Backholer, Emma Gearon, Jessica Harding, Rosanne Freak-Poli, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Prof Anna Peeters

(2013), Vol. 1, pp. 106-114, The Lancet Diabetes and Endochrinology, Amsterdam, Nertherlands, C1

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2012

The decline in coronary heart disease mortality is slowing in young adults (Australia 1976-2006) : a time trend analysis

Martin O'Flaherty, Prof Steven Allender, Richard Taylor, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Prof Anna Peeters, Simon Capewell

(2012), Vol. 158, pp. 193-198, International journal of cardiology, County Clare, Ireland, C1-1

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Projected socioeconomic disparities in the prevalence of obesity among Australian adults

Kathryn Backholer, Dr Haider Mannan, Dianna J. Magliano, Helen L. Walls, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Dr Alison Beauchamp, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw, Prof Anna Peeters

(2012), Vol. 36, pp. 557-563, Australian and New Zealand journal of public health, Richmond, Vic., C1-1

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Healthcare utilization and costs in severely obese subjects before bariatric surgery

Ms Catherine Keating, Prof Marj Moodie, Ms Liliana Bulfone, Prof Boyd Swinburn, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Prof Anna Peeters

(2012), Vol. 20, pp. 2412-2419, Obesity, New York, N.Y., C1

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Projected progression of the prevalence of obesity in Australia

Helen L. Walls, Dianna J. Magliano, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Kathryn Backholer, Dr Haider Mannan, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw, Prof Anna Peeters

(2012), Vol. 20, pp. 872-878, Obesity, United States, C1-1

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Co-morbid depression is associated with poor work outcomes in persons with cardiovascular disease (CVD) : a large, nationally representative survey in the Australian population

Dr Adrienne O'Neil, Emily D. Williams, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Brian Oldenburg, Dr Kristy Sanderson

(2012), Vol. 12, pp. 1-9, BMC public health, London, England, C1-1

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Co-morbid cardiovascular disease and depression : sequence of disease onset is linked to mental but not physical self-rated health. Results from a cross-sectional, population-based study

Dr Adrienne O'Neil, Emily D. Williams, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Brian Oldenburg, Prof Michael Berk, Dr Kristy Sanderson

(2012), Vol. 47, pp. 1145-1151, Social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology, Heidelberg , Germany, C1

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The relationship between body mass index prior to old age and disability in old age

Kathryn Backholer, K. Pasupathi, E. Wong, Ms Allison Hodge, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Prof Anna Peeters

(2012), Vol. 36, pp. 1180-1186, International journal of obesity, London, England, C1

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Adiposity measures as predictors of long-term physical disability

E. Wong, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Kathryn Backholer, Dr Haider Mannan, K. Pasupathi, Ms Allison Hodge, Rosanne Freak-Poli, Prof Anna Peeters

(2012), Vol. 22, pp. 710-716, Annals of epidemiology, Philadelphia, Pa., C1

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The effect of modifiable risk factors on geographic mortality differentials : a modelling study

Dr Christopher Stevenson, Dr Haider Mannan, Prof Anna Peeters, Helen L. Walls, Dianna J. Magliano, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw, John J McNeil

(2012), Vol. 12, pp. 1-14, BMC public health, London, England, C1-1

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Area-level socioeconomic status and incidence of abnormal glucose metabolism : the Australian diabetes, obesity and lifestyle (AusDiab) study

Emily D. Williams, Dianna J. Magliano, Prof Paul Zimmet, Anne M. Kavanagh, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Brian Oldenburg, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw

(2012), Vol. 35, pp. 1455-1461, Diabetes care, Alexandria, Va., C1-1

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Epidemiologic merit of obese-years, the combination of degree and duration of obesity

Asnawi Abdullah, A/Prof Rory Wolfe, Dr Haider Mannan, Johannes Stoelwinder, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Prof Anna Peeters

(2012), Vol. 176, pp. 99-107, American journal of epidemiology, Cary, N. C., C1-1

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Adjuvant therapy, not mammographic screening, accounts for most of the observed breast cancer specific mortality reductions in Australian women since the national screening program began in 1991

Robert C Burton, Robin J. Bell, Geetha Thiagarajah, Dr Christopher Stevenson

(2012), Vol. 131, pp. 949-955, Breast cancer research and treatment, New York, N. Y., C1-1

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Reductions in transport mortality in Australia : evidence of a public health success

Helen L. Walls, Andrea J Curtis, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Dr Haider Mannan, John J McNeil, Rosanne Freak-Poli, Dr Belinda J Gabbe

(2012), Vol. 49, pp. 520-524, Accident, analysis and prevention, Oxford, England, C1-1

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A systematic review and meta-analysis of diabetes and risk of physical disability and functional impairment - protocol

Evelyn Wong, Kathryn Backholer, Jessica Harding, Emma Gearon, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Rosanne Freak-Poli, Prof Anna Peeters

(2012), Vol. 1, pp. 1-4, Systematic Reviews, London, UK, C1-1

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The effect of modifiable risk factors on geographic mortality differentials: a modelling study

Dr Christopher Stevenson, Dr Haider Mannan, Prof Anna Peeters, Helen L. Walls, Dianna J. Magliano, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw, John J McNeil

(2012), Vol. 12, pp. 79-, BMC public health, London, Eng., C1-1

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2011

Age-specific trends in cardiovascular mortality rates in the Netherlands between 1980 and 2009

Prof Anna Peeters, Wilma J. Nusselder, Dr Christopher Stevenson, E J Boyko, Lynelle Moon, Prof Andrew Tonkin

(2011), Vol. 26, pp. 369-373, European journal of epidemiology, Dordrecht, Netherlands, C1-1

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Age at quitting smoking as a predictor of risk of cardiovascular disease incidence independent of smoking status, time since quitting and pack-years

Dr Haider Mannan, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Prof Anna Peeters, Helen L. Walls, John J McNeil

(2011), Vol. 4, pp. 1-9, BMC research notes, London, England, C1-1

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Predictors of increasing waist circumference in an Australian population

Helen L. Walls, Dianna J. Magliano, John J McNeil, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Zanfina Ademi, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw, Prof Anna Peeters

(2011), Vol. 14, pp. 870-881, Public health nutrition, Cambridge, England, C1-1

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The duration of obesity and the risk of type-2 diabetes

Asnawi Abdullah, Johannes Stoelwinder, Susan Shortreed, A/Prof Rory Wolfe, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Helen L. Walls, A/Prof Maximillian de Courten, Prof Anna Peeters

(2011), Vol. 14, pp. 119-126, Public health nutrition, Cambridge, England, C1-1

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Age-specific trends in cardiovascular mortality rates in Australia between 1980 and 2005

Kathryn Backholer, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Wilma J. Nusselder, E J Boyko, Lynelle Moon, Prof Andrew Tonkin, Prof Anna Peeters

(2011), Vol. 18, pp. 33-37, Australasian epidemiologist, Parkville, Vic., C1-1

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The number of years lived with obesity and the risk of all-cause and cause-specific mortality

Asnawi Abdullah, A/Prof Rory Wolfe, Johannes Stoelwinder, A/Prof Maximillian de Courten, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Helen L. Walls, Prof Anna Peeters

(2011), Vol. 40, pp. 985-996, International journal of epidemiology, Oxford, England, C1-1

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Comparing trends in BMI and waist circumference

Helen L. Walls, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Dr Haider Mannan, Asnawi Abdullah, Dr Christopher Reid, John J McNeil, Prof Anna Peeters

(2011), Vol. 19, pp. 216-219, Obesity, Hoboken, N. J., C1-1

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Methodological problem with comparing increases in different measures of body weight

Helen L. Walls, Prof Anna Peeters, Dr Haider Mannan, Dr Christopher Stevenson

(2011), Vol. 4, pp. 1-3, BMC research notes, London, Eng., C1-1

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2010

SAS macros for point and interval estimation of area under the receiver operating characteristic curve for non-proportional and proportional hazards Weibull models

Dr Haider Mannan, Dr Christopher Stevenson

(2010), Vol. 16, pp. 756-770, Journal of evaluation in clinical practice, Oxford, England, C1-1

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Economic implications of obesity among people with atherothrombotic disease

Zanfina Ademi, Helen L. Walls, Prof Anna Peeters, Danny Liew, Prof Bruce Philip Hollingsworth, Dr Christopher Stevenson, P G Steg, D L Bhatt, Dr Christopher Reid

(2010), Vol. 34, pp. 1284-1292, International journal of obesity, London, England, C1-1

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Framingham risk prediction equations for incidence of cardiovascular disease using detailed measures for smoking

Dr Haider Mannan, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Prof Anna Peeters, Helen L. Walls, John J McNeil

(2010), Vol. 5, pp. 49-57, Heart international, Pavia, Italy, C1-1

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1993

Cost-effectiveness of mammographic screening in Australia

Prof Rob Carter, Paul Glasziou, Gerrit van Oortmarssen, Harry de Koning, Dr Christopher Stevenson, Glenn Salkeld, Rob Boer

(1993), Vol. 17, pp. 42-50, Australian journal of public health, Richmond, Vic., C1-1

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