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Andrew Keith Wills

Professor

Applied Statistics & Epidemiology

Selected publications

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Preprint(s):

Screening & diagnosing errors in longitudinal measures of body size. Wills, A. K. https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.11.19.20234872v1

Journal articles (selected):

Øvrebø B, Bergh IH, Stea TH, Bere E, Surén P, Magnus PM, Juliusson PB, Wills AK. 2021. Overweight, obesity, and thinness among a nationally representative sample of Norwegian adolescents and changes from childhood: Associations with sex, region, and population density. PLoS One. 2021 Aug 3;16(8):e0255699.

Wills, A., Mahmoud, O., Hall, A., Sell, D., Smallridge, J., Southby, L., Toms, S., Waylen, A., Wren, Y., Ness, A. R. & Sandy, J. 2017. Centre‐level variation of treatment and outcome in 5‐year‐old children with non‐syndromic unilateral cleft lip and palate: The Cleft Care UK study. Part 1: Methodology and results for dento-facial outcomes. Orthodontics and Craniofacial Research. 20, S2, p. 1-7

Ness, A. R., Wills, A., Mahmoud, O., Hall, A., Sell, D., Smallridge, J., Stokes, D., Toms, S., Waylen, A., Wren, Y. & Sandy, J. Jun 2017. Centre-level variation in treatment and outcomes and predictors of outcomes in 5-year-old children with non-syndromic unilateral cleft lip treated within a centralized service: The Cleft Care UK study. Part 6: Summary and implications. Orthodontics and Craniofacial Research. 20, S2, p. 48-51.

Wills, A. K., Strand, B. H., Glavin, K., Silverwood, R. J. & Hovengen, R., 2016. Regression models for linking patterns of growth to a later outcome: Infant growth and childhood overweight. In: BMC Medical Research Methodology. 16, 1, p. 41-9.

Wills, A. K., Silverwood, R. J. & De Stavola, B. L. 2013. Comment on Tu et al. 2013. A critical evaluation of statistical approaches to examining the role of growth trajectories in the developmental origins of health and disease. International Journal of Epidemiology. 43, 5, p. 1662-1664

Lawlor, D. A., Wills, A. K., Fraser, A., Sayers, A., Fraser, W. D. & Tobias, J. H. 2013. Association of maternal vitamin D status during pregnancy with bone-mineral content in offspring: a prospective cohort study. Lancet. 381, 9884, p. 2176-2183

Wills, A. K., Black, S., Cooper, R., Coppack, R. J., Hardy, R., Martin, K. R., Cooper, C. & Kuh, D. 2012. Life course body mass index and risk of knee osteoarthritis at the age of 53 years: evidence from the 1946 British birth cohort study. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. 71, p. 655-60 

Wills, A. K., Lawlor, D. A., Muniz-Terrera, G., Matthews, F., Cooper, R., Ghosh, A. K., Kuh, D., Hardy, R. & FALCon Study Team. 2012. Population heterogeneity in trajectories of midlife blood pressure. Epidemiology. 23, 2, p. 203-11

Wills, A. K., Lawlor, D. A., Matthews, F. E., Sayer, A. A., Bakra, E., Ben-Shlomo, Y., Benzeval, M., Brunner, E., Cooper, R., Kivimaki, M., Kuh, D., Muniz-Terrera, G. & Hardy, R. 2011. Life Course Trajectories of Systolic Blood Pressure Using Longitudinal Data from Eight UK Cohorts. PLoS Medicine. 8, 6

Book chapter

Wills, A. K. & Tilling, K. M., 2014. Modelling repeat exposures: some examples from life course epidemiology. In A life course approach to healthy ageing. Kuh, D., Cooper, R., Hardy, R., Richards, M. & Ben-Shlomo, Y. (eds.). New York: Oxford University Press, p. 91 108 p. (A life course approach to adult health).

Scientific publications

  • Agnihotri, Neha; Hillesund, Elisabet Rudjord; Bere, Elling Tufte; Wills, Andrew Keith; Brantsæter, Anne Lise; Øverby, Nina Cecilie (2021). Development and description of New Nordic Diet scores across infancy and childhood in the Norwegian Mother, Father and Child Cohort Study (MoBa). Maternal & Child Nutrition. ISSN: 1740-8695. 17 (3). s 1 - 11. doi:10.1111/mcn.13150.
  • Blomkvist, Eli Anne Myrvoll; Wills, Andrew Keith; Helland, Sissel Heidi; Hillesund, Elisabet Rudjord; Øverby, Nina Cecilie (2021). Effectiveness of a kindergarten-based intervention to increase vegetable intake and reduce food neophobia amongst 1-year-old children: a cluster randomised controlled trial. Food & Nutrition Research. ISSN: 1654-6628. 65doi:10.29219/fnr.v65.7679.
  • Øvrebø, Bente; Bergh, Ingunn Holden; Stea, Tonje Holte; Bere, Elling; Surén, Pål; Magnus, Per Minor; Juliusson, Pétur Benedikt; Wills, Andrew Keith (2021). Overweight, obesity, and thinness among a nationally representative sample of Norwegian adolescents and changes from childhood: Associations with sex, region, and population density. PLOS ONE. ISSN: 1932-6203. 16 (8). s 1 - 16. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0255699.
  • Agnihotri, Neha; Øverby, Nina Cecilie; Bere, Elling Tufte; Wills, Andrew Keith; Brantsæter, Anne Lise; Hillesund, Elisabet Rudjord (2020). Childhood adherence to a potentially healthy and sustainable Nordic diet and later overweight: The Norwegian Mother, Father and Child Cohort Study (MoBa). Maternal & Child Nutrition. ISSN: 1740-8695. doi:10.1111/mcn.13101.
  • Van Lippevelde, Wendy; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Wills, Andrew Keith; Strømmer, Sofia; Barker, Mary E.; Skreden, Marianne; Anderson-Berry, Ann; Hanson, Corrine; Brantsæter, Anne Lise; Hillesund, Elisabet Rudjord; Øverby, Nina Cecilie (2020). The impact of diet during adolescence on the neonatal health of offspring: evidence on the importance of preconception diet. The HUNT study. Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease. ISSN: 2040-1744. s 1 - 13. doi:10.1017/S2040174420001087.
  • Helle, Christine; Hillesund, Elisabet Rudjord; Wills, Andrew Keith; Øverby, Nina Cecilie (2019). Evaluation of an eHealth intervention aiming to promote healthy food habits from infancy -the Norwegian randomized controlled trial Early Food for Future Health.. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. ISSN: 1479-5868. 16 (1). s 1 - 16. doi:10.1186/s12966-018-0763-4.
  • Helle, Christine; Hillesund, Elisabet Rudjord; Wills, Andrew Keith; Øverby, Nina Cecilie (2019). Examining the effects of an eHealth intervention from infant age 6 to 12 months on child eating behaviors and maternal feeding practices one year after cessation: The Norwegian randomized controlled trial Early Food for Future Health. PLOS ONE. ISSN: 1932-6203. 14 (8). s 1 - 19. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0220437.

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