Volume 16 Supplement 3

Expanding the knowledge on male health: findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health (Ten to Men)

Research

Publication of this supplement was funded by the Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health (Ten to Men). The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

Edited by Jane Pirkis, John Macdonald and Dallas R English

  1. Introduction

    Introducing Ten to Men, the Australian longitudinal study on male health

    We are very pleased to introduce Ten to Men, the Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health. Ten to Men is, to our knowledge, the largest national all-male cohort study in the world. It involves 15,988 males...

    Jane Pirkis, John Macdonald and Dallas R. English

    BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 3):1044

    Published on: 31 October 2016

  2. Research

    The Australian longitudinal study on male health-methods

    The Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health (Ten to Men) was established in 2011 to build the evidence base on male health to inform policy and program development.

    Dianne Currier, Jane Pirkis, John Carlin, Louisa Degenhardt, Shyamali C. Dharmage, Billie Giles-Corti, Ian Gordon, Lyle Gurrin, Jane Hocking, Anne Kavanagh, Louise A. Keogh, Rachel Koelmeyer, Anthony D. LaMontagne, Marisa Schlichthorst, George Patton, Lena Sanci…

    BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 3):1030

    Published on: 31 October 2016

  3. Research

    The Australian longitudinal study on male health sampling design and survey weighting: implications for analysis and interpretation of clustered data

    The Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health (Ten to Men) used a complex sampling scheme to identify potential participants for the baseline survey. This raises important questions about when and how to ad...

    Matthew J. Spittal, John B. Carlin, Dianne Currier, Marnie Downes, Dallas R. English, Ian Gordon, Jane Pirkis and Lyle Gurrin

    BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 3):1062

    Published on: 31 October 2016

  4. Research

    Inequalities in socio-economic characteristics and health and wellbeing of men with and without disabilities: a cross-sectional analysis of the baseline wave of the Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health

    Internationally, men with disabilities have higher rates of social and economic disadvantage and poorer health and wellbeing than men without disabilities. No single study has provided comprehensive, populatio...

    Anne M. Kavanagh, Zoe Aitken, Eric Emerson, Sash Sahabandu, Allison Milner, Rebecca Bentley, Anthony D. LaMontagne, Jane Pirkis and David Studdert

    BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 3):1042

    Published on: 31 October 2016

  5. Research

    Psychosocial job quality, mental health, and subjective wellbeing: a cross-sectional analysis of the baseline wave of the Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health

    Employment status and working conditions are strong determinants of male health, and are therefore an important focus in the Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health (Ten to Men). In this paper, we describ...

    Anthony D. LaMontagne, Allison Milner, Lauren Krnjacki, Marisa Schlichthorst, Anne Kavanagh, Kathryn Page and Jane Pirkis

    BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 3):1049

    Published on: 31 October 2016

  6. Research

    Life stress and suicidal ideation in Australian men – cross-sectional analysis of the Australian longitudinal study on male health baseline data

    Suicide is a leading cause of death in Australian males aged 18 to 55. Non-fatal suicidal behaviours and thoughts are indicators of increased risk for future suicide. Suicidal behaviour is complex and multi-de...

    Dianne Currier, Matthew J. Spittal, George Patton and Jane Pirkis

    BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 3):1031

    Published on: 31 October 2016

  7. Research

    Sleep apnoea in Australian men: disease burden, co-morbidities, and correlates from the Australian longitudinal study on male health

    Obstructive sleep apnoea is a common disorder with under-rated clinical impact, which is increasingly being recognised as having a major bearing on global disease burden. Men are especially vulnerable and beco...

    Chamara Visanka Senaratna, Dallas R. English, Dianne Currier, Jennifer L. Perret, Adrian Lowe, Caroline Lodge, Melissa Russell, Sashane Sahabandu, Melanie C. Matheson, Garun S. Hamilton and Shyamali C. Dharmage

    BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 3):1029

    Published on: 31 October 2016

  8. Research

    Diabetes in young adult men: social and health-related correlates

    Diabetes is a global public health issue. It is associated with significant disability, morbidity and mortality risks and substantial healthcare costs. Of great concern is the fact that its prevalence is risin...

    Rachel L. Koelmeyer, Shyamali C. Dharmage and Dallas R. English

    BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 3):1061

    Published on: 31 October 2016

  9. Research

    Why do men go to the doctor? Socio-demographic and lifestyle factors associated with healthcare utilisation among a cohort of Australian men

    Men use health services less often than women and frequently delay seeking help even if experiencing serious health problems. This may put men at higher risk for developing serious health problems which, in pa...

    Marisa Schlichthorst, Lena A. Sanci, Jane Pirkis, Matthew J. Spittal and Jane S. Hocking

    BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 3):1028

    Published on: 31 October 2016

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