PUBLICATIONS

2022


    1. Putra, I.G.N.E, Astell-Burt T, Feng X. Caregiver perceptions of neighbourhood green space quality, heavy traffic conditions, and asthma symptoms: Group-based trajectory modelling and multilevel longitudinal analysis of 9,589 Australian children. Environmental Research. Available online 28 March 2022. 113187. ISSN 0013-9351.



    1. Putra I.G.N.E, Astell-Burt T, Feng X. Perceived green space quality, child biomarkers and health-related outcomes: A longitudinal study. 2022. Environmental Pollution. 303. 119075. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2022.119075.


    1. Astell-Burt T. Feng X. 2022. Paths through the woods. International Journal of Epidemiology. 51, 1, pp1–5.


    1. Astell-Burt T. Hartig T, Eckermann S, Nieuwenhuijsen M, McMunn A, Frumkin H, Feng X. 2022. More green, less lonely? A longitudinal cohort study. International Journal of Epidemiology. Volume 51, Issue 1, February 2022, Pages 99–110, https://doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyab089


    1. Putra, I.G.N.E., Astell-Burt, T., Cliff, D.P, Vella, S.A., Feng, X. Is prosocial behaviour a missing link between green space quality and child health-related outcomes?. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00127-021-02186-7


    1. GBD 2019 Dementia Forecasting Collaborators Astell-Burt T, Feng X, et al. 2022. Estimation of the global prevalence of dementia in 2019 and forecasted prevalence in 2050: an analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019. The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2213-8587(21)00349-1


    1. GBD 2019 Dementia Forecasting Collaborators Astell-Burt T, Feng X, et al. 2022. Estimation of the global prevalence of dementia in 2019 and forecasted prevalence in 2050: an analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019. The Lancet Public Health. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2468-2667(21)00249-8


    1. Cui J, Yan R, Astell-Burt T, Gong E, Zheng L, Li X, Zhang J, Xiang L, Ye L, Hu Y, Tang Y, Gao C, Xiao L, Jiang Y, Shao R, Feng X, Zhang J, Yang Y. Types and Aspects of Front-of-Package Labeling Preferred by Parents: Insights for Policy Making in China. Nutrients. 2022; 14(4):800. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu14040800


    1. Xiaoqi Feng, Andrew Wilson. 2022. Association between community average body mass index and perception of overweight. Social Science & Medicine.


    1. Iana Markevych, Thomas Astell-Burt, Hicran Altug, Kai Triebner, Marie Standl, Claudia Flexeder, Joachim Heinrich, Tamara Schikowski, Sibylle Koletzko, Gunda Herberth, Carl-Peter Bauer, Andrea von Berg, Dietrich Berdel, Xiaoqi Feng. 2022. Residential green space and age at menarche in German and Australian adolescent girls: A longitudinal study. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health.


    1. Xiaoqi Feng, Thomas Astell-Burt, Marie Standl, Claudia Flexeder, Joachim Heinrich, Iana Markevych. 2022. Green space quality and adolescent mental health: do personality traits matter?, Environmental Research. 206.



2021


  1. Fahey PP, Page A, Astell-Burt T, Stone G (2021) Imputing pre-diagnosis health behaviour in cancer registry data and investigating its relationship with oesophageal cancer survival time. PLoS ONE 16(12): e0261416.


  1. Astell-Burt T, Navakatikyan M, Eckermann S, Hackett M, Feng X. 2021. Is urban green space associated with lower mental healthcare expenditure? Social Science and Medicine. 114503.


  1. Astell-Burt T, Feng X. 2021. 1058 Association between loneliness and residential green space: a longitudinal study of Australian adults. International Journal of Epidemiology.


  1. Feng X, Toms R, Astell-Burt T. 2021. Association between green space, outdoor leisure time and physical activity. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening. 127349.


  1. Rahimi-Ardabili, H., Astell-Burt, T., Nguyen, P. Y., Zhang, J., Jiang, Y., Dong, G. H., & Feng, X. (2021). Green Space and Health in Mainland China: A Systematic Review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(18), 9937.


  1. Nguyen PY, Astell-Burt T, Rahimi-Ardabili H, Feng X. 2021. Green Space Quality and Health: A Systemati. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(21), 11028


  1. Akaraci S, Feng X, Suesse T, Jalaludin B, Astell Burt T. 2021. Associations between green space, air pollution and birthweight in Sydney Metropolitan Area, Australia. Environmental Health Perspectives. (Vol. 2021, No. 1)


  1. Feng X, & Astell Burt T. 2021. Time for ‘Green’ during COVID-19? A nationally-representative study of nature, connectedness and coping in Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic. Environmental Health Perspectives. (Vol. 2021, No. 1).


  1. Zhang J, Feng X, Shi W, Cui J, Peng J, Lei L, Zhang J, Astell-Burt T, et al. 2021. Health promoting green infrastructure associated with green space visitation. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening. 64, 127237.


  1. Putra E, Astell-Burt T, Cliff D, Vella S, Feng X. 2021. Do physical activity, social interaction, and mental health mediate the association between green space quality and child prosocial behaviour? Urban Forestry and Urban Greening. 127264


  1. Astell-Burt T, Feng X. 2021. People’s odds of loneliness could fall by up to half if cities hit 30% green space targets. The Conversation. June 10. https://theconversation.com/peoples-odds-of-loneliness-could-fall-by-up-to-half-if-cities-hit-30-green-space-targets-161989


  1. Mushangwe S, Astell-Burt T, Steel D, X Feng. 2021. Ethnic inequalities in green space availability: Evidence from Australia. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening. 64, 127235.


  1. Astell-Burt T, Hartig T, Eckermann S, Nieuwenhuijsen M, McMunn A, Frumkin H, Feng X. More green, less lonely? A longitudinal cohort study. Int J Epidemiol. May 2021. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34057994; PMCID: PMC8194954. https://doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyab089


  1. Dendup T, Feng X, O'Shaughnessy P, Astell-Burt T. 2021. Perceived built environment and type 2 diabetes incidence: Exploring potential mediating pathways through physical and mental health, and behavioural factors in a longitudinal study. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 176, 108841.


  1. Astell-Burt T. Navakatikyan MA, Arnolda L, Feng X. Multilevel modelling of geographic variation in general practice consultations. Health Services Research. Accepted for publication: 26/01/2021.


  1. Astell-Burt T, Navakatikyan MA, Walsan R, Davis W, Figtree G, Arnolda L, Feng X. 2021. Green space and cardiovascular health in people with type 2 diabetes. Health and Place. 69: 102554.


  1. Astell-Burt T, Feng X. 2021. Time for ‘Green’ during COVID-19? Inequities in Green and Blue Space Access, Visitation and Felt Benefits. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 18(5): 18052757.


  1. Putra E, Astell-Burt T, Cliff D, Vella S, Feng X. 2021. Association between caregiver perceived green space quality and the development of prosocial behaviour from childhood to adolescence: Latent class trajectory and multilevel longitudinal analyses of Australian children over 10 years. Journal of Environmental Psychology. 74: 101579.


  1. Akaraci S, Feng X, Suesse T, Jalaludin B, Astell-Burt T. Greener neighbourhoods, healthier birth outcomes? Evidence from Australia. Environmental Pollution. 278: 116814.


  1. Astell-Burt T. Navakatikyan MA, Feng X. 2021. Behavioural change, weight loss and risk of dementia: A longitudinal study. Preventive medicine. 145, 106386.


  1. Dendup T, Feng X, O’Shaughnessy P, Astell-Burt T. 2021. The role of perceived neighbourhood crime in the longitudinal association between perceived built environment and type 2 diabetes mellitus: A moderated mediation analysis. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 75 (2), 120-127.


  1. Min K, Wang J, Liao W, Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Cai S, Liu Y, Zhang P, Su F, Yang K, Sun L., Zhang J, Wang L, Liu Z Jiang Y. 2021. Dietary patterns and their associations with overweight/obesity among preschool children in Dongcheng District of Beijing: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health, 21(1), 223.


  1. Mazumbar S, Chong S, Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Morgan G, Jalaludin B. 2021. Which Green Space Metric Best Predicts a Lowered Odds of Type 2 Diabetes? International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 18(8): 4088.

  2. Astell-Burt T, Hartig T, Eckermann S, Nieuwenhuijsen M, McMunn A, Frumkin H, Feng X. 2021. More green, less lonely? A longitudinal cohort study. Environmental Health Perspectives. (Vol. 2021, No. 1).



2020

    1. Putra E, Astell-Burt T, Cliff D, Vella S, Feng X. 2020. Association between green space quality and prosocial behaviour: A 10-year multilevel longitudinal analysis of Australian children. Environmental Research. 110334.

    1. Astell-Burt T, Feng X. 2020. Urban green space, tree canopy and 11-year risk of dementia in a cohort of 109,688 Australians. Environment International, 145: 106102.
    2. Zhang Z, Sousa-Sá E, Pereira J R, Okely A D, Feng X & Santos R. 2021. Correlates of Sleep Duration in Early Childhood: A Systematic Review. Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 19:3, 407-425

    1. Walsan R, Bonney A, Mayne DJ, Feng X, Vella SL, Pai N. Neighbourhoods and physical health comorbidity in individuals with serious mental illness. Schizophr Res. 2020. 222:509-510.

    1. Toms R, Mayne D.J, Feng X. et al. 2020. Geographic variation in cardiometabolic risk factor prevalence explained by area-level disadvantage in the Illawarra-Shoalhaven region of the NSW, Australia. Sci Rep 10, 12770.

    1. Astell-Burt T, Feng X. 2020. Greener neighbourhoods, better memory? A longitudinal study. Health & Place, 65, 102393.

    1. Astell-Burt T, Feng X. 2020. Urban green space, tree canopy and prevention of cardiometabolic diseases: a multilevel longitudinal study of 46,786 Australians. International Journal of Epidemiology. 49(3): 926-933.

    1. Meyerowitz-Katz G, Ravi S, Arnolda L, Feng X, Maberly G, Astell-Burt T. A systematic review and meta-analysis of rates of attrition and dropout in app-based interventions for chronic disease. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 22(9).

    1. Feng X, Flexeder C, Markevych I, Standl M, Heinrich J, Schikowski T, Koletzko S, Herberth G, Bauer C-P, von Berg A, Berdel D, Astell-Burt T. 2020. Impact of Residential Green Space on Sleep Quality and Sufficiency in Children and Adolescents Residing in Australia and Germany. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 17 (13), 4894.

    1. Hartig T, Astell-Burt T, Bergsten Z, Amcoff J, Mitchell R, Feng X. 2020. Associations between greenspace and mortality vary across contexts of community change: a longitudinal ecological study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 74 (6), 534-540.

    1. Shuvo F, Feng X, Astell-Burt T. 2020. Urban green space quality and older adult recreation: an international comparison. Cities and Health. 1-21.

    1. Akaraci S, Feng X, Suesse T, Jalaludin B, Astell-Burt T. 2020. How much and what type of green and blue space promote healthier pregnancy outcomes? A systematic review and meta-analysis. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 17(8): 17082949.
    1. Rowbotham S, Astell-Burt T, Barakat T, Hawe P. 2020. 30+ years of media analysis of relevance to chronic disease: a scoping review. BMC Public Health. 20 (1), 1-21.

    1. Meyerowitz-Katz G, Astell-Burt T, Ravi S, Arnolda LF, Feng X. Mobile Self-Management Apps to Manage Diabetes and Chronic Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis into Dropout and Attrition Rates. Diabetes Care. 69(1).

    1. Astell-Burt T and Feng X. 2020. Response: Lind KE, Jorgensen ML. (2019). Clearing the air: why a link between Alzheimer's disease and air quality cannot be validly determined using prescription data in Australia. Health and Place. 62: 102195.

    1. Shuvo F, Feng X, Astell-Burt T. 2020. Urban green space and health in low and middle-income countries: a critical review. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening. 126662.

    1. Fahey PP, PageA , G Stone G, Astell-Burt T. 2020. Augmenting cancer registry data with health survey data with no cases in common: the relationship between pre-diagnosis health behaviour and post-diagnosis survival in oesophageal cancer. BMC Cancer. 20: 1-11.

    1. Fahey PP, Page A, Stone G, Astell-Burt T. 2020. Using estimated probability of pre-diagnosis behavior as a predictor of cancer survival time: an example in esophageal cancer. BMC Medical Research Methodology. 20 (1), 1-9.

    1. Toms R, Feng X, Mayne DJ, Bonney A. 2020. Role of Area-Level Access to Primary Care on the Geographic Variation of Cardiometabolic Risk Factor Distribution: A Multilevel Analysis of the Adult Residents in the Illawarra—Shoalhaven Region of NSW, Australia. Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute. 1535.

    1. Toms R, Feng X, Mayne DJ, Bonney A. 2020. Role of Area-Level Access to Primary Care on the Geographic Variation of Cardiometabolic Risk Factor Distribution: A Multilevel Analysis of the Adult Residents in the Illawarra—Shoalhaven Region of NSW, Australia. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 17(12):4297

    1. Astell-Burt T, Feng X. 2020. Does sleep grow on trees? A longitudinal study to investigate potential prevention of insufficient sleep with different types of urban green space. SSM Population Health. 10: 100497.

    1. Putra I, Astell-Burt T, Cliff D, Vella S, John EE, Feng X. 2020. The relationship between green space and prosocial behaviour among children and adolescents: a systematic review. Frontiers in Psychology. 11: 859.

    1. Astell-Burt T, Feng X. 2020. More green, more ‘zzzzz’? Trees may help us sleep. The Conversation. March 16. https://theconversation.com/more-green-more-zzzzz-trees-may-help-us-sleep-132354

    1. Walsan R, Feng X, Mayne DJ, Pai N, Bonney A. 2020. Neighborhood Environment and Type 2 Diabetes Comorbidity in Serious Mental Illness. Journal of Primary Care & Community Health. doi:10.1177/2150132720924989

    1. Toms R, Mayne DJ, Feng X. et al. 2020. Geographic variation in cardiometabolic risk factor prevalence explained by area-level disadvantage in the Illawarra-Shoalhaven region of the NSW, Australia. Sci Rep 10, 12770

2019

    1. Kumar P, Druckman A, Gallagher J, Gatersleben B, Allison S, Eisenman TS, Hoang U, Hama S, Tiwari A, Sharma A, Abhijith KV, Adlakha D, McNabola A, Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Skeldon AC, de Lusignan S, Morawska L. 2019. The nexus between air pollution, green infrastructure and human health. Environment International. 133: 105181.

    1. Walsan R, Mayne DJ, Pai N, Feng X, Bonney A. 2019. Exploring the geography of serious mental illness and type 2 diabetes comorbidity in Illawarra—Shoalhaven, Australia (2010 -2017). PLoS ONE 14(12): e0225992.

    1. Feng X, Wilson A. 2019. Does dissatisfaction with, or accurate perception of overweight status help people reduce weight? Longitudinal study of Australian adults. BMC Public Health 19, 619

    1. Mao F, Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Liu Y, Dong J, Liu S, Wang L, Jiang Y, Dong W, Zhou M, Wang L. Social and spatial inequalities in allostatic load among adults in China: a multilevel longitudinal study. BMJ Open. 9(11): e031366.

    1. Han L, You D, Zeng F, Feng X, Astell-Burt T, Duan S, Qi L. 2019. Trends in self-perceived weight status, weight loss attempts, and weight loss strategies among adults in the United States, 1999-2006. JAMA Network Open. 2(11): e1915219.

    1. Toms R, Bonney A, Mayne DJ, Feng X. et al. 2019. Geographic and area-level socioeconomic variation in cardiometabolic risk factor distribution: a systematic review of the literature. Int J Health Geogr 18, 1.

    1. Zhang Z, Sousa-Sá E, Pereira J R, Okely A D, Feng X, and Santos R. 2019. The Associations Between Environmental Characteristics of Early Childhood Education and Care Centers and 1-Year Change in Toddlers’ Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 16, 11, 1000-1006.

    1. Toms R, Mayne DJ, Feng X, Bonney A. 2019. Geographic variation in cardiometabolic risk distribution: A cross-sectional study of 256,525 adult residents in the Illawarra-Shoalhaven region of the NSW, Australia. PLoS ONE 14(10): e0223179.

    1. Han L, You D, Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Duan S, Qi L. 2019. National trends in American Heart Association Revised Life’s Simple 7 Metrics associated with risk of mortality among US adults. JAMA Network Open. 2(10): e1913131.

    1. Astell-Burt T, Feng X. 2019. Urban green space, tree canopy, and prevention of heart disease, hypertension, and diabetes: a longitudinal study. The Lancet Planetary Health. 3: S16.

    1. Astell-Burt T, Feng X. 2019. Association of urban green space with mental health and general health among adults in Australia. JAMA Network Open. 2(7): e198209.

    1. Dendup T, Astell-Burt T, Feng X. Residential self-selection, perceived built environment and type 2 diabetes incidence: A longitudinal analysis of 36,224 middle to older age adults. Health and Place. 58: 102154.

    1. Li H, Duan D, Xu J, Feng X, Astell-Burt T, He T, Xu G, Zhao J, Zhang L, You D, Han L. 2019. Ambient air pollution and risk of type 2 diabetes in the Chinese. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 26(16): 16261-16273.

    1. Meyerowitz-Katz G, Seelan S, Gaur P, Francisco R, Ferdousi S, Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Colagiuri S, Maberly G, Hng T-M. 2019. Detecting the hidden burden of pre-diabetes and diabetes in Western Sydney. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 151: 247-251.

    1. Astell-Burt T, Feng X. 2019. Increasing tree cover may be like a ‘superfood’ for community mental health. The Conversation. July 27. https://theconversation.com/increasing-tree-cover-may-be-like-a-superfood-for-community-mental-health-119930.

    1. Astell-Burt T, Feng X. 2019. People living in rural areas may be at lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease. The Conversation. June 26. https://theconversation.com/people-living-in-rural-areas-may-be-at-lower-risk-of-alzheimers-disease-112417.

    1. Shanahan D, Astell-Burt T, Barber EA, Brymer E, Cox DTC, Dean J, Depledge M, Fuller RA, Hartig T, Irvine KN, Jones A, Kikilus H, Lovell R, Mitchell R, Niemela J, Nieuwenhuisen M, Pretty J, Townsend M, van Heezik Y, Warber S, Gaston KJ. 2019. Nature-based interventions for improving health and wellbeing: the purpose, the people and the outcomes. Sports. 7: 141.

    1. Dendup T, Astell-Burt T, Feng X. 2019. Residential self-selection, perceived built environment and type 2 diabetes incidence: A longitudinal analysis of 36,224 middle to older age adults. Health and Place. 102154.
    2. Li H, Duan D, Xu J, Feng X, Astell-Burt T, He T, Xu G, Zhao J, Zhang L, You D, Han L. 2019. Ambient air pollution and risk of type 2 diabetes in the Chinese. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 26: 261-273.

    1. Meyerowitz-Katz G, Seelan S, Gaur P, Francisco R, Ferdousi S, Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Colagiuri S, Maberly G, Hng T. Detecting the hidden burden of pre-diabetes and diabetes in Western Sydney. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 151: 247-251.

    1. Zhang Z, Pereira JR, Sousa‐Sá E, Okely AD, Feng X, Santos R. 2019. The cross‐sectional and prospective associations between sleep characteristics and adiposity in toddlers: results from the get up! study. Pediatric obesity 14 (11), e12557.

    1. Kosnick M, Reif D, Lobdell D, Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Hader JD, Hoppin J. 2019. Associations between access to healthcare, environmental quality, and end-stage renal disease survival time: proportional-hazards models of over 1,000,000 people over 14 years. PLoS One. 14(3): e0214094.

    1. Anwar M, Astell-Burt T, Feng X. 2019. Does social capital and a healthier lifestyle increase mental health resilience to disability acquisition? Group-based discrete trajectory mixture models of pre-post longitudinal data. Social Science and Medicine. 235: 112143.
    2. Zhang Z, Sousa-Sá E, Pereira J, Chaput JP, Okely A, Feng X, Santos R. 2019. Correlates of nocturnal sleep duration, nocturnal sleep variability, and nocturnal sleep problems in toddlers: results from the GET UP! Study. Sleep Medicine. 53, 124-132.
    3. Walsan R, Mayne DJ, Feng X, Pai N, Bonney A. 2019. Examining the Association between Neighbourhood Socioeconomic Disadvantage and Type 2 Diabetes Comorbidity in Serious Mental Illness. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 16(20):3905.
    4. Zhang Z, Sousa-Sá E, Pereira J, Chaput JP, Okely A, Feng X, Santos R. 2019. Correlates of nocturnal sleep duration, nocturnal sleep variability, and nocturnal sleep problems in toddlers: results from the GET UP! Study. Sleep Medicine. 53, 124-132.
    5. Markevych I, Feng X, Astell-Burt T, Standl M, Sugiri D, Schikowski T, Koletzko S, Herberth G, Bauer C-B, von Berg A, Berdel D, Heinrich J. 2019. Residential and school greenspace and academic performance: Evidence from the GINIplus and LISA longitudinal studies of German adolescents. Environmental Pollution. 245: 71-76.

    1. Feng X, Astell-Burt T. 2019. Can green space quantity and quality help prevent postpartum weight gain? A longitudinal study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 73: 295-302.
    2. Toms R. Bonney A, Mayne DJ, Feng X. et al. 2019. Geographic and area-level socioeconomic variation in cardiometabolic risk factor distribution: a systematic review of the literature. Int J Health Geogr 18, 1.

    1. Zhang Z, Pereira J R, Sousa-Sa E, Okely AD, Feng X & Santos R. 2018. Environmental characteristics of early childhood education and care, daily movement behaviours and adiposity in toddlers: A multilevel mediation analysis from the GET UP! Study. Health and Place, 54 236-243.

2018

    1. Feng X, Astell-Burt T. 2018. Residential green space quantity and quality and symptoms of psychological distress: a 15-year longitudinal study of 3897 women in postpartum. BMC Psychiatry. 18: 348.
    2. Zhang Z, Pereira J, Sousa-Sa E, Okely A, Feng X, Santos R. 2018. Environmental characteristics of early childhood education and care centres, daily movement behaviours and adiposity in toddlers: a multilevel mediation analysis from the GET … JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY & HEALTH 15 (10), S185-S185.

    1. Walsan R, Bonney A, Mayne DJ, Pai N, Feng X, Toms R. 2018. Serious Mental Illness, Neighborhood Disadvantage, and Type 2 Diabetes Risk: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Journal of Primary Care & Community Health.

    1. White R, Parker P, Lubans DR, MacMillan F, Olson R, Astell-Burt T, Lonsdale C. 2018. Domain-specific physical activity and affective wellbeing among adolescents: an observational study of the moderating roles of autonomous and controlled motivation. International Journal of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity. 15: 87.
    2. Astell-Burt T, Rowbotham S, Hawe P. 2018. Communicating the benefits of population health interventions: the health effects can be on par with those of medication. SSM-Population Health. 6: 54-62.

    1. Zhang Y, You D, Lu N, Duan D, Feng X, Astell-Burt T, Zhu P, Han L, Duan S, Zou Z. 2018. Potatoes consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis. Iranian Journal of Public Health. 47: 1627-1635.

    1. Astell-Burt T, Feng X. 2018. Geographic variation in the impact of a type 2 diabetes diagnosis on behavioural change: a longitudinal study using random effects within-between (REWB) models. Health and Place. 54: 164-169.

    1. Astell-Burt T, Feng X. 2018. Is the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease really higher in rural areas? A multilevel longitudinal study of 261,669 Australians aged 45 years and older tracked over 11 years. Health and Place. 54: 132-137.

    1. Kosnick M, Reif D, Lobdell D, Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Hader JD, Hoppin J. 2018. Does overall environmental quality affect end-stage renal disease survival? Environmental Health Perspectives (International Society for Environmental Epidemiology Conference Abstracts). August 30.

    1. Astell-Burt T, Feng X. 2018. Geographic variation and contributions of rurality and area-level socioeconomic circumstances to incidence of Alzheimer’s disease over 11 years: multilevel discrete-time event history analysis of a cohort of 261,669 Australians aged 45 years and older. Environmental Health Perspectives (International Society for Environmental Epidemiology Conference Abstracts). August 30.

    1. Feng X, Astell-Burt T. 2018. Green space, mental health, physical activity and body mass index in a cohort of women up to 15 years postpartum: a multilevel longitudinal study. Environmental Health Perspectives (International Society for Environmental Epidemiology Conference Abstracts). August 30.

    1. Meyerowitz-Katz G, Bramwell S, Jayaballa R, Bishay R, Corless I, Ravi S, Soars L, Feng X, Astell-Burt T, Manoharan M, McLean M, Maberly G. 2018. Integrated Care: Effectiveness of Joint Specialist Case Conferences in building general practice capacity to better manage diabetes. Journal of Integrated Care. 26: 199-210.

    1. Zhang Z, Pereira J, Sousa-Sa E, Okely A, Feng X, Santos R. 2018. Environmental characteristics of early childhood education and care centres and young children's weight status: A systematic review. Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute. 1188.

    1. Zhang J, Feng X, Zhai Y, Li W, Lv Y, Astell-Burt T, Shi X. 2018. Clustering of unhealthy lifestyle behaviours and associations with perceived and actual weight status among primary school children in China: a nationally representative cross-sectional study. Preventive Medicine. 112: 6-14.

    1. Astell-Burt T, Zhang, M. Feng, X. Wang, L. Li, Y. Page, A. Zhou, M. Wang, L. 2017. Geographical inequality in tobacco control in China: multilevel evidence from 98,058 participants. Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 20: 755-765.

    1. Duan D, Xu J, Feng X, Astell-Burt T, Xu G, Lu N, Li H, Xu G, Han L. 2018. Does body mass index and adult height influence cancer incidence among Chinese living with incident type 2 diabetes? Cancer Epidemiology. 53:187-194.

    1. Xu G, Duan D, You D, Xu J, Feng X, Astell-Burt T, He T, Xu G, Zhao J, Zhang L, Li H, Han L. 2018. Long-term exposure to ambient air pollution and type 2 diabetes incidence: a time series analysis. Circulation: American Heart Association’s Epidemiology and Prevention/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions. 137: Supplement 1, P067.

    1. White R, Olson R, Parker P, Astell-Burt T, Lonsdale C. A qualitative investigation of the perceived influence of adolescents’ motivation on relationships between domain-specific physical activity and positive and negative affect. Mental Health and Physical Activity. 14: 113-120.

    1. Owen KB. Parker PD, Astell-Burt T, Lonsdale C. 2018. Regular Physical Activity and Educational Outcomes in Youth: A Longitudinal Study. Journal of Adolescent Health. 62: 334-340.

    1. MacMillan F, George ES, Feng X, Merom D, Bennie A, Cook A, Sanders T, Dwyer G, Pang B, Guagliano JM, Kolt GS, Astell-Burt T. 2018. Do natural experiments of changes in neighborhood built environment change impact physical activity and diet? A systematic review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 15(2), 217.

    1. Dendup T, Feng X, Clingan S, Astell-Burt T. 2018. Environment and the Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Systematic Review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 15: 78.

    1. Zhang J, Zhai Y, Feng X, Li W, LV Y-B, Astell-Burt T, Shi X. 2018. Gender differences in the prevalence of overweight and obesity, associated behaviours, and weight-related perceptions in a national survey of primary school children in China. Biomedical and Environmental Sciences. 31: 1-11.
    1. Feng X, Astell-Burt T, Badland H, Mavoa S, Giles-Corti B. 2018. Modest ratios of fast food outlets to supermarkets and green grocers are associated with higher body mass index: Longitudinal analysis of a sample of 15,229 Australians aged 45 years and older in the Australian National Liveability Study. Health and Place. 49: 101-110.

2017

  1. Li Y, Wang L, Feng X, Zhang M, Huang Z, Denga Q, Zhou M, Astell-Burt T, Wang L. 2017. Geographical variations in hypertension prevalence, awareness, treatment and control in China: findings from a nationwide and provincially representative survey. Journal of Hypertension. 36 (1), 178-187.

  1. Zhu Y, Feng X, Li H. et al. 2017. A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the impact of a geo-specific poster compared to a general poster for effecting change in perceived threat and intention to avoid drowning ‘hotspots’ among children of migrant workers: evidence from Ningbo, China. BMC Public Health 17, 530.
  2. Owen KB, Parker PD, Astell-Burt T, Lonsdale C. 2018. Effects of physical activity and breaks on mathematics engagement in adolescents. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 21 (1), 63-68.
  3. Moayyed H, Kelly B, Feng X, Flood V. 2017. Is Living near Healthier Food Stores Associated with Better Food Intake in Regional Australia? International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 14(8):884.
  4. Feng X, Wilson A. 2016. Neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage modifies the relationship between weight status and weight-related satisfaction. Int J Obes 40, 1922–1926.

  1. Feng X, Wilson A. 2017. Neighbourhood socioeconomic inequality and gender differences in body mass index: The role of unhealthy behaviours. Preventive Medicine. 101. 171-177.
  2. Moayyed H, Kelly B, Feng X, Flood V. 2017. Is Living near Healthier Food Stores Associated with Better Food Intake in Regional Australia? International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 14(8), 884.

  1. Akombi BJ, Agho KE, Hall JJ, Merom D, Astell-Burt T, Renzaho A. 2017. Stunting and severe stunting among children under 5-years in Nigeria: a multilevel analysis. BMC Pediatrics. 17:15.

  1. Markevych I, Schoierer J, Hartig T, Chudnovsky A, de Vries S, Triguero-Mas M, Brauer M, Dzhambov A, Dadvand P, Nieuwenhuijsen MJ, Lupp G, Richardson EA, Astell-Burt T, Hystad P, Dimitrova D, Feng X, Sadeh M, Standl M, Heinrich J, Fuertes E. 2017. Exploring pathways linking greenspace to health: Theoretical and methodological guidance. Environment Research. 158: 301-317.

  1. Han L, Liu Y, Wang C, Tang L, Feng X, Astell-Burt T, Duan D, Lu N, Xu G. 2017. Determinants of hyperhomocysteinemia in healthy and hypertensive subjects: a population-based study and systematic review. Clinical Nutrition. 36 (5), 1215-1230.

  1. Feng X, Flood V, Kelly B, Moayyed H. 2017. Evaluation of a 'healthiness' rating system for food outlet types in Australian residential communities. Nutrition & Dietetics 74 (1), 29-35

  1. Feng X, Astell-Burt T. 2017. Residential green space quantity and quality and child wellbeing: a longitudinal study. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 53(5) 616-624.

  1. Sugiyama T, Cole R, Thompson R, Sahlqvist S, de Sá TH, Carver A, & Astell-Burt T. 2017. Area-level socio-economic disparities in active and sedentary transport: Investigating the role of population density in Australia. Journal of Transport & Health. 6: 282-288.

  1. Feng X, Feng Z, Astell-Burt T. 2017. Perceived public transport infrastructure modifies the association between public transport use and mental health: multilevel analyses from the United Kingdom. PLoS One. 12 (8), e0180081.

  1. El Masri A, Kolt GS, Astell-Burt T, George ES. 2017. Lifestyle behaviours of Lebanese-Australians: Cross-sectional findings from The 45 and Up Study. PLoS ONE. 12(7): e0181217.
  2. Feng X, Astell-Burt T. 2017. Do greener areas promote more equitable child health? Health and Place. 46, 267-273.
  3. Zhou M, Feng X, Yong J, Zhang M, Page A, Astell-Burt T, Zhao W. 2017. Lifting the lid on geographic complexity in the relationship between body mass index and education in China. Health and Place. 46, 1-5.
  4. Feng X, Astell-Burt T. 2017. Is Neighborhood Green Space Protective Against Associations Between Child Asthma, Neighborhood Traffic Volume and Area Safety? Multilevel Analysis of 4,447 Australian Children. Journal of Transport & Health: International Conference on Transport and Health. Volume 5, S40-S41.
  5. Astell-Burt T, Feng X. 2017. Does the Potential Benefit of Neighbourhood Green Space for Body Mass Index Depend upon Socioeconomic Circumstances and Local Built and Transport Environments? A Test of the ‘Equigenesis’ Hypothesis in Australia. Journal of Transport & Health: International Conference on Transport and Health. 5, S40-S41.

  1. Feng X, Astell-Burt T. 2017. Is neighborhood green space protective against associations between child asthma, neighborhood traffic volume and area safety? Multilevel analysis of 4,447 Australian children. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 14: 543. Impact Factor: 2.035. Altmetric score: 4.

  1. Feng X, Astell-Burt T, Feng Z. 2017. Perceived Public Transport Infrastructure Modifies the Association Between Public Transport Use and Mental Health: Multilevel Analyses from the United Kingdom. Journal of Transport & Health: International Conference on Transport and Health. 5, S40-S41.

  1. White, R. L., Babic, M. J., Parker, P. D., Lubans, D. R., Astell-Burt, T., & Lonsdale, C. 2017. Domain-specific physical activity and mental health: A meta-analysis. American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

  1. Murphy M, Badland B, Koohsari M, Astell-Burt T, Trapp G, Villanueva K, Mavoa S, Davern M, Giles-Corti B. 2017. Indicators of a health promoting local food environment: a conceptual framework to inform urban planning policy and practice. Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 28 (1) 82-84.

  1. Feng X, Astell-Burt T. 2017. The relationship between neighbourhood green space and child mental wellbeing depends upon who you ask: Multilevel evidence from 3,083 children aged 12-13 years. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 14(3), 235.

  1. Fernandez A, Gillespie J, Smith-Merry J, Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Maas C, Salvador-Carulla L. 2017. Integrated mental health atlas of the Western Sydney Local Health District: gaps and recommendations. Australian Health Review. 15: 5.

  1. Moayyed H, Kelly B, Feng X, Flood V. 2017. Evaluation of a ‘healthiness’ rating system for food outlet types in Australian residential communities. Nutrition & Dietetics. 74 (1), 29-35.

  1. Feng X, Astell-Burt T. 2017. Impact of a type 2 diabetes diagnosis on mental health, quality of life and social contacts: a longitudinal study. BMJ Open Diabetes Research and Care.

  1. Page A, Liu S, Gunnell D, Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Wang L, Zhou M. 2017. Suicide by pesticide poisoning remains a priority for suicide prevention in China: analysis of national mortality trends 2006-2013. Journal of Affective Disorders. 2017. 208: 418-423.

  1. Dune T, Astell-Burt T, Firdaus R. 2017. Built environment and sexual and reproductive health. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 41: 458–459.

  1. Feng X. & Astell-Burt T. 2017. Broken Hill: Mapping health and the social determinants of health. An Atlas produced by the Population Wellbeing and Environment Research Lab (PowerLab) on behalf of The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre (TAPPC) for the Prevention Tracker project.

2016

    1. Liu J, Astell-Burt T, Yin P, Feng X, You J, Page A, Zhou M, Wang L. 2016. Spatiotemporal variations in lung cancer mortality in China between 2006 and 2012: a multilevel analysis. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 13(12): 1252.

    1. Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Kolt GS, Jalaludin B. 2016. More area-level crime, more sitting and less active? Longitudinal evidence from 37,162 Australians. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2016. 184(12): 913-921.

    1. Feng X, Croteau K, Kolt GS, Astell-Burt T. 2016. Does retirement mean more physical activity? BMC Public Health. 2016. 16(1). 605.

    1. Feng X, Astell-Burt T. 2016. What types of social interactions reduce the risk of psychological distress? Fixed effects longitudinal analysis of a cohort of 30,271 middle-to-older aged Australians. Journal of Affective Disorders. 14;204:99-102.

    1. Yin P, Feng X, Astell-Burt T, Page A, Liu J, Liu Y, Liu S, Wang L, Wang L, Zhou M. 2016. Temporal trends and geographic variations in dementia mortality in China between 2006 and 2012. Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders. 30 (4), 348-353.

    1. Hng T-M, Hor A, Ravi S, Feng X, Lin J, Astell-Burt T, Chipps D, McLean M, Maberly G. 2016. Diabetes case finding in the Emergency Department using HbA1c: An opportunity to improve diabetes detection, prevention and care. BMJ Open Diabetes Research and Care. 6(1): e009370.
    1. Feng X, Astell-Burt T. 2016. Does area of residence influence weight loss following a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes? Fixed effects longitudinal analysis of 54,707 middle-to-older aged Australians. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 116: 123-126.

    1. Parker PD, Jerrim J, Anders J, Astell-Burt, T. 2016. Does Living Closer to a University Increase Educational Attainment? A Longitudinal Study of Aspirations, University Entry, and Elite University Enrolment of Australian Youth. Journal of youth and adolescence. 45(6): 1156-1175.

    1. Yin P, Feng X, Astell-Burt T, Page A, Liu Y, Liu J, Li Y, Liu S, Wang L, Wang L, Zhou M, Wang L. 2015. Spatiotemporal variations in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease mortality in China: multilevel evidence from 2006 to 2012. COPD: Journal Of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. 13(3): 339-344.

    1. Owen KB, Parker PD, Van Zanden B, MacMillan, F. Astell-Burt T, Lonsdale C. 2016. Physical activity and school engagement in youth: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Educational Psychologist. 51(2): 129-145.

    1. Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Kolt GS. 2016. Large-scale investment in green space as an intervention for physical activity, mental and cardiometabolic health: Study protocol for a quasi-experimental evaluation of a natural experiment. BMJ Open. 6 (4), e009803.
    1. Olson, R. Klupp, N. Astell-Burt, T. 2016. Reimagining health professional socialisation: An interactionist study of interprofessional education. Health Sociology Review. 25(1): 92-107.

    1. El Masri A, George ES, Kolt GS, Astell-Burt T. 2016. Physical activity, sitting time, and cardiovascular disease among Lebanese-Australian adults: a cross-sectional study. Abstract book of the 2016 International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Conference.

    1. Salvador-Carulla L, Fernandez A, Maas C, Astell-Burt T, Feng X. 2016. The integrated mental health atlas of South Western Sydney. Mental Health Policy Unit, Brain and Mind Centre, University of Sydney, Sydney.

    1. Salvador-Carulla L, Fernandez A, Maas C, Rosen A, Astell-Burt T, Feng X, et al. 2016. The integrated mental health atlas of Far West NSW. Mental Health Policy Unit, Brain and Mind Centre, University of Sydney, Sydney.

    1. Salvador-Carulla L, Fernandez A, Maas C, Smith-Merry J, Gillespie J, Astell-Burt T, Feng X, et al. 2016. The integrated mental health atlas of Western Sydney. Mental Health Policy Unit, Brain and Mind Centre, University of Sydney, Sydney.
    1. Feng, X. Liu, Y. Astell-Burt, T. Yin, P. Page, A. Liu, S. Liu, J. Wang, L. Zhou, M. 2016. Analysis of health service amenable and non-amenable mortality before and since China’s expansion of health coverage in 2009. BMJ Open. 6(1): e009370.

    1. Feng X. & Astell-Burt T. 2016. Albany: Mapping health and the social determinants of health. An Atlas produced by the Population Wellbeing and Environment Research Lab (PowerLab) on behalf of The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre (TAPPC) for the Prevention Tracker project.

2015

    1. Kolt GS, Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Jalaludin B. 2015. Time spent sitting is influenced by neighbourhood crime: longitudinal evidence from 51,222 Australians. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport: Conference abstract for Be Active 2015. 19. E80.

    1. Sanders, T. Feng, X. Fahey, P. Lonsdale, C. Astell-Burt T. 2015. The influence of neighbourhood green space on children’s physical activity and screen time: findings from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 12: 126-1-126-9.

    1. Zhou M*, Astell-Burt T*, Yin P, Feng X, Page A, Liu Y, Liu J, Li Y, Liu S, Wang L, Wang L, Wang L. 2015. Spatiotemporal variation in diabetes mortality in China: multilevel evidence from 2006 and 2012. BMC Public Health. 15: 633. *joint first author – all efforts equally shared.

    1. Guo K, Yin P, Wang L, Ji Y, Li Q, Bishai D, Liu S, Liu Y, Astell-Burt T, Feng X, You J, Liu J, Zhou M. 2015. Propensity score weighting for addressing under-reporting in mortality surveillance: a proof-of-concept study using the nationally representative mortality data in China. Population Health Metrics. 13: 16.

    1. Liu S, Page A, Yin P, Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Liu Y, Liu J, Wang L, Zhou M. 2015. Spatiotemporal variation and social determinants of suicide in China, 2006–2012: findings from a nationally representative mortality surveillance system. Psychological Medicine. 45(15): 3259-3268.

    1. Astell-Burt, T. Liu, Y. Feng, X. Yin, P. Page, A. Liu, S. Liu, J. Wang, L. Zhou, M. 2015. Health reform and mortality in China: Multilevel time-series analysis of regional and socioeconomic inequities in a sample of 73 million. Scientific Reports. 5: 15038

    1. Astell-Burt T, Zhang, M. Feng, X. Wang, L. Li, Y. Page, A. Zhou, M. Wang, L. 2015. Geographical variation and correlates of tobacco smoking, second-hand smoke exposure, workplace tobacco prohibition, and pro-tobacco and counter-tobacco advertising in mainland China: a cross-sectional study of 98 058 participants. The Lancet. 386: S17.
    1. Fahey PP, Mallitt KA, T Astell-Burt T, Stone G, Whiteman DC. 2015. Impact of pre-diagnosis behavior on risk of death from esophageal cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Cancer Causes & Control. 26(10):1365-73.
    1. Astell-Burt T, Feng X. 2015. Geographic inequity in healthy food environment and type 2 diabetes: can we please turn off the tap? Medical Journal of Australia. 203(6): 246-248.
    1. Sanders T, Feng X, Fahey P, Lonsdale C, Astell-Burt T. 2015. Greener neighbourhoods, slimmer children? Evidence from 4423 participants aged 6 to 13 years in the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children. International Journal of Obesity. 39(8): 1224-1229.
    1. Harding S, Whitrow M, Lenguerrand E, Molaodi O, Enayat A, Cassidy A, Astell-Burt T, Maynard M, Teyhan A. 2015. Determinants of young Adult Social well-being and Health (DASH) study: diversity, psychosocial determinants and health. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 50(8): 1173-1188.

    1. Mavoa S, Koohsari MJ, Badland HM, Davern M, Feng X, Astell-Burt T, Giles-Corti B. 2015. Area-level disparities of public open space in metropolitan Melbourne: A geographic information systems analysis in Metropolitan Melbourne. Urban Policy and Research. 33(3): 306-323.

    1. Salvador-Carulla L, Fernandez A, Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Gillespie J, et al. 2015. Recovery in mental health in Western Sydney: use of the integrated atlas of care for context analysis and planning. International Journal of Integrated Care: Conference paper presented at the 15th International Conference on Integrated Care. 15: 1-2.

    1. Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Kolt GS, Jalaludin B. 2015. Does rising crime lead to increasing distress? Longitudinal analysis of a natural experiment with dynamic objective neighbourhood measures. Social Science and Medicine. 138:68-73.

    1. Fernandez A, Black J, Jones M, Wilson L, Astell-Burt T, Black D. 2015. Flooding and mental health: a systematic mapping review. PLoS One. 10(4): e0119929.

    1. Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Kolt GS, Jalaludin B. 2015. More crime, more sitting? Longitudinal evidence from 51,222 Australians. Abstract book of the 2015 International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Conference.

    1. Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Kolt GS. 2015. Evaluating the potential health benefits of a large-scale investment in green space infrastructure within a diabetes ‘hotspot’ in western Sydney, Australia. Abstract book of the 2015 International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Conference.

    1. Croteau K, Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Kolt G. 2015. Physical activity changes among adults aged 50-70 in transition out of full-time employment. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise: Paper presented at the American College of Sports Medicine 2015. 47: 240.

    1. Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Kolt GS. 2015. Identification of the impact of crime on physical activity depends upon neighbourhood scale: multilevel evidence from 203,883 Australians. Health and Place. 31: 120-123.
    2. Mazumdar S, Butler D, Bagheri N, Konings P, Giros F, Feng X, 2016. Ian McRae. How useful are Primary Care Service Areas? Evaluating PCSAs as a tool for measuring Primary Care Practitioner access. Applied Geography. 7, 47-54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeog.2016.05.005.
    3. Li Y, Feng X, Zhang M. et al. 2016. Clustering of cardiovascular behavioral risk factors and blood pressure among people diagnosed with hypertension: a nationally representative survey in China. Sci Rep 6, 27627. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep27627

    1. Astell-Burt T, Feng X. 2015. The effect of urban form on wellbeing: an Evidence Check rapid review brokered by the Sax Institute for the NSW Centre for Population Health. http://www.saxinstitute.org.au/wp-content/uploads/The-effect-of-urban-form-on-wellbeing.pdf
    1. Astell-Burt T, Feng X. 2015. Can green space be a remedy for social inequality? Australasian Parks and Leisure. 18(1), 47.
    1. Kolt GS, Astell-Burt T, Feng X. 2015. Increasing neighborhood crime is associated with increasing sedentary time: longitudinal evidence from 51,222 Australians. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise: American College of Sports Medicine 2015. 47: 241.

    1. Sanders T, Feng X, Fahey P, Lonsdale C, Astell-Burt T. 2015. Green space and child weight status: does outcome measurement matter? Evidence from an Australian longitudinal study. Journal of Obesity. 138:68-73.
    1. Merom, D. Gebel, K. Fahey, P. Astell-Burt, T. Voukelatos, A. Rissel, C. Sherrington, C. 2015. Neighborhood walkability, fear and risk of falling and response to walking promotion: The Easy Steps to Health 12-month randomized controlled trial. Preventive Medicine Reports. 2: 704-710.

    1. Harding S, Read U, Molaodi O, Cassidy A, Maynard M, Lenguerrand E, Astell-Burt T, Teyhan A, Whitrow M. 2015. The determinants of young adult social well-being and health (DASH) study: the influence of parenting and religious involvement on mental health. West Indian Medical Journal. 1-75.

    1. Hunter RF, Christian H, Veitch J, Astell-Burt T, Hipp A, Schipperijn J. 2015. The Impact of Interventions to Promote Physical Activity in Urban Green Space: A Systematic Review and Recommendations for Future Research. Social Science & Medicine. 124: 246-256.

    1. Zhou M*, Astell-Burt T*, Bi Y, Feng X, et al. 2015. Geographical variation in diabetes prevalence and detection in China: multilevel spatial analysis of 98,058 adults. Diabetes Care. 38: 172-181 *joint first author – all efforts equally shared.

    1. Feng X & Astell-Burt T. 2015. Glenorchy: Mapping health and liveability. An Atlas produced by the Population Wellbeing and Environment Research Lab (PowerLab) on behalf of The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre (TAPPC) for the Prevention Tracker project.
    2. Astell-Burt T, Feng X. 2016. TREENET Proceedings of the 17th National Street Tree Symposium. Pages 34-37.


2014

  1. Feng X, Wilson A. 2015. Getting Bigger, Quicker? Gendered Socioeconomic Trajectories in Body Mass Index across the Adult Lifecourse: A Longitudinal Study of 21,403 Australians. PLoS ONE 10(10): e0141499. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0141499
  2. Feng X, Wilson A. 2015. Do neighbourhood socioeconomic circumstances not matter for weight status among Australian men? Multilevel evidence from a household survey of 14 691 adults. BMJ Open. 5:e007052. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-007052
  3. Astell-Burt T, Feng X. 2015. The influence of urban form on mental health. Centre for Population Health, NSW Health
  4. Mazumdar S, Feng X, Konings P. et al. 2014. A brief report on Primary Care Service Area catchment geographies in New South Wales Australia. Int J Health Geogr 13, 38.
  5. Feng X, Girosi F & McRae I S. 2014. People with multiple unhealthy lifestyles are less likely to consult primary healthcare. BMC Fam Pract 15, 126.
  6. Feng X, Jiang Y, Astell-Burt T, et al. 2014. OP47 Body mass index and socio-economic circumstances in China: people and places matter. J Epidemiol Community Health. 68:A25.
  7. Feng X, Girosi F, McRae I. 2014. PP50 People with multiple unhealthy lifestyles are less likely to consult primary healthcare. Evidence from 267,153 Australians. J Epidemiol Community Health. 68: A67.
  8. Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Kolt G, et al. 2014. OP88 Identifying the impact of local crime on mental health: a longitudinal fixed effects analysis. J Epidemiol Community Health. 68:A43.
  9. Feng X, Flowerdew R, Feng Z. 2015. Does neighbourhood influence ethnic inequalities in economic activity? Findings from the ONS Longitudinal Study. Journal of Economic Geography, Volume 15, Issue 1, 169–194.

  1. Zhang J, Astell-Burt T, Seo D-C, Feng X, et al. 2014. Multilevel evaluation of ‘China Healthy Lifestyles for All’, a nationwide initiative to promote lower intakes of salt and edible oil. Preventive Medicine. 67: 210-215.
  2. Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Kolt GS, McLean M, Maberly G. 2014. Understanding geographical inequities in diabetes: Multilevel evidence from 114,755 adults in Sydney, Australia. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 106(3): e68-e73.
  3. Feng X, Astell-Burt T, Kolt GS. 2014. Is an index of co-occurring unhealthy lifestyles suitable for understanding migrant health? Preventive Medicine. 69C: 172-175.
  4. Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Kolt GS, Jalaludin B. 2014. Identifying the impact of local crime on mental health: a longitudinal fixed effects analysis. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health: Society for Social Medicine Annual Meeting. 68: S1: A43.
  5. Feng X, Jiang Y, Astell-Burt T, et al. 2014. Body mass index and socio-economic circumstances in China: people and places matter. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health: Society for Social Medicine Annual Meeting. 68: S1: A25.
  6. Astell-Burt T, Feng X. 2014. Investigating ‘place effects’ on mental health: implications for population-based studies in psychiatry. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences. 24(1): 27-37.
  7. Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Kolt GS. 2014. Neighbourhood green space and the odds of having skin cancer: Multilevel evidence of survey data from 267,072 Australians. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 68: 370-374.
  8. Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Badland HM, Mavoa S, Giles-Corti B. 2014. Do low-income neighbourhoods have the least green space? A cross-sectional study of Australia’s most populous cities. BMC Public Health. 14: 292.
  9. Kolt GS, Astell-Burt T, Feng X. 2014. The risk of type 2 diabetes is lower in greener neighborhoods: evidence from 267,072 Australians in the 45 and Up Study. Abstract book of the 2014 International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health 2014.
  10. Giles-Corti B, Badland H, Mavoa S, Turrell G, Bull F, Boruff B, Pettit C, Redman S, Bauman A, Hooper P, Villanueva K, Astell-Burt T, Feng X, et al. 2014. Reconnecting urban planning with health: a protocol for the development and validation of national liveability indicators associated with noncommunicable disease risk behaviours and health outcomes. Public Health Research and Practice. 25: 1.
  11. Astell-Burt T, Mitchell R, Hartig T. 2014. The association between green space and mental health varies across the lifecourse. A longitudinal study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 68: 578-583.

  1. Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Kolt, GS. 2014. Is neighbourhood green space associated with a lower risk of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus? Evidence from 267,072 Australians. Diabetes Care. 37(1): 197-201.
  2. Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Kolt, GS. 2014. Greener neighborhoods, slimmer people? International Journal of Obesity. 38(1): 156-159.
  3. Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Kolt, GS. 2014. Green space is associated with walking and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) in middle-to-older aged adults. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 48(5): 404-406.
  4. White R, Lubans D, Parker P, Astell-Burt T, Lonsdale C. 2014. The Motivation for Active Travel to School Survey (MATSS): Instrument development and initial validity evidence. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 18:e51–e52.
  5. Kolt GS, Astell-Burt T, Feng X. 2014. The impact of neighbourhood crime on physical activity: Evidence from 203,883 Australians. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 18:e147–e148.
  6. Kolt GS, Feng X, Astell-Burt T. 2014. Ethnic And Country-of-birth Differences In Co-occurring Unhealthy Lifestyles: Findings From 190,028 Australians. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 46: 5: 783-783.

  1. Astell-Burt T, Feng X. Food deserts in Western Sydney: a report to the Western Sydney Diabetes Prevention and Management Initiative. Funded by WentWest Ltd, the Western Sydney Primary Health Network. 2014

  1. Astell-Burt T, Feng X. Geographic and general practice variation in diabetes risk in Western Sydney: a report to the Western Sydney Diabetes Prevention and Management Initiative. Funded by WentWest Ltd, the Western Sydney Primary Health Network. 2014
  2. Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Kolt G. 2014. Is Neighborhood Green Space Associated With a Lower Risk of Type 2 Diabetes? Evidence From 267,072 Australians. Diabetes Care. 37 (1) 197-201.

2013

  1. Feng, X. 2013. On the relationship between weight status and doctor shopping behavior—evidence from Australia. Obesity, 21: 2225-2230.

  1. Kolt GS, Astell-Burt T, Feng X. 2013. Proximity to Green Space Increases the Propensity for Regular Walking and Physical Activity in Adults. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 45: 5: 495-495.

  1. Astell-Burt T. 2013. Ethnicity and health in context. Ethnicity and Health. 18(6): 505-507.

  1. Owen KB, Astell-Burt T, Lonsdale C. 2013. The relationship between self-determined motivation and physical activity in adolescent boys. Journal of Adolescent Health. 53(3): 420-422.

  1. Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Kolt, GS. 2013. Does access to neighbourhood green space promote a healthy duration of sleep? Novel findings from a cross-sectional study of 259,319 Australians. BMJ Open. 3(8): e003094.

  1. Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Kolt, GS. 2013. Mental health benefits of neighbourhood green space are stronger among physically active adults in middle-to-older age: Evidence from 260,061 Australians. Preventive Medicine. 57(5): 601-606.

  1. Feng X, Astell-Burt T. 2013. Neighborhood socioeconomic circumstances and the co-occurrence of unhealthy lifestyles: Evidence from 206,457 Australians in the 45 and Up Study. PLoS One. 8(8): e72643.

  1. Astell-Burt T, Maynard MJ, Lenguerrand E, Whitrow MJ, Molaodi OR, Harding S. 2013. Effect of air pollution and racism on ethnic differences in respiratory health among adolescents living in an urban environment. Health and Place. 23: 171-178.

  1. Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Croteau K, Kolt, GS. 2013. Influence of neighbourhood ethnic density, diet and physical activity on ethnic differences in weight status: A study of 214,807 adults in Australia. Social Science and Medicine. 93: 70-77.
  1. Feng X, Astell-Burt T, Kolt GS. 2013. Do social interactions explain ethnic differences in psychological distress and the protective effect of local ethnic density? A cross-sectional study of 226,487 adults in Australia. BMJ Open. 3: e2713.

  1. Astell-Burt T, Feng X. 2013. Health and the 2008 economic recession: Evidence from the United Kingdom. PLoS One. 8(2): e56674.
  1. Kolt GS, Astell-Burt T, Feng X. 2013. Do greener neighborhoods mean slimmer people? Evidence from the 45 and Up Study Abstract book for the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Conference 2013. 626

2012

  1. Feng X. 2012. Ethnic inequalities in social mobility at the neighbourhood scale : evidence from the Office for National Statistics Longitudinal Study in England. University of St Andrews


  1. Astell-Burt T, Flowerdew R, Boyle PJ, Dillon JF. 2012. Is travel-time to a specialist centre a risk factor for non-referral, nonattendance and loss to follow-up among patients with hepatitis C infection? Social Science & Medicine. 75(1): 240-247.

  1. Astell-Burt T, Maynard MJ, Lenguerrand E, Harding S. 2012. Racism, ethnic density and psychological well-being through adolescence: evidence from the Determinants of Adolescent Social well-being and Health longitudinal study. Ethnicity and Health. 17: 71-87.

  1. Richardson EA, Mitchell R, de Vries S, Hartig T, Astell-Burt T, Frumkin H. 2012. Green cities and health: a question of scale. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 66: 160-165.

  1. Astell-Burt T. 2012. Greener neighbourhoods, healthier lives? Evidence from Britain. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 15: S100.

2011

  1. Mitchell R, Astell-Burt T, Richardson EA. 2011. A comparison of green space measures for epidemiological research. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 65(10):853-858.

  1. Astell-Burt T, Flowerdew R, Boyle PJ, Dillon JF. 2011. Does geographic access to primary healthcare influence the detection of hepatitis C? Social Science & Medicine. 72:1472-1481.

  1. Astell-Burt T, Maynard MJ, Lenguerrand E, Harding S. 2011. Ethnic differences in adolescent mental health trajectories and the influence of racism and context: the (Determinants of Adolescent Social well-being and Health) DASH study. Longitudinal and Life Course Studies. 2(1): 60.

2010

  1. Astell-Burt T, Maynard MJ, Lenguerrand E, Harding S. 2010. Influence of racism and context on ethnic differences in adolescent mental health trajectories: the Determinants of Adolescent Social well-being and Health (DASH) study. Longitudinal and Life Course Studies. 1(4): 108.

2008

  1. Astell-Burt T, Flowerdew R, Boyle PJ, Dillon JF. 2008. Does the detection of Hepatitis C match the distribution of methadone prescriptions and multiple deprivation in Scotland? Gut. 57(Suppl 1): A108.