Dr Denise Brown

  • Statistician/Epidemiologist (MRC/CSO Social & Public Health Sciences Unit)

telephone: 01413537584
email: Denise.Brown@glasgow.ac.uk

MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, School of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow, Clarice Pears Building, 90 Byres Road, Glasgow, G12 8TB

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ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-5195-5312

Biography

Denise is a Statistician/Epidemiologist within the Inequalities in Health programme at the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit. She obtained her BSc (Hons) and Ph.D. in Statistics from the Department of Statistics at the University of Glasgow.

Her main interests are inequalities in all-cause and cause-specific mortality, measures of deprivation and analysis of large linked datasets.

Research interests

Health inequalities, all-cause mortality, cause-specific mortality, area-based deprivation, Carstairs scores, population mobility, large datasets, linked data, care experienced children and young people, population health

Publications

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2024

Hoehn, A. et al. (2024) Estimating quality-adjusted life expectancy (QALE) for local authorities in Great Britain and its association with indicators of the inclusive economy: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open, 14(3), e076704. (doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2023-076704) (PMID:38431294) (PMCID:PMC10910677)

2023

MacDonald, L. , Nicholls, N. , Brown, D. and Mitchell, R. (2023) The impact of built environment change on all-cause and cause specific mortality: a novel longitudinal method and study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 77(9), pp. 594-600. (doi: 10.1136/jech-2023-220681) (PMID:37369593) (PMCID:PMC10423518)

Bradford, D.R.R. , Allik, M. , McMahon, A.D. and Brown, D. (2023) Assessing the risk of endogeneity bias in health and mortality inequalities research using composite measures of multiple deprivation which include health-related indicators: a case study using the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation and population health and mortality data. Health and Place, 80, 102998. (doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2023.102998) (PMID:36921377)

2022

Allik, M. , Brown, D. , Gedeon, E., Leyland, A. H. and Henderson, M. (2022) Children’s Health in Care in Scotland (CHiCS): Main findings from population-wide research. Project Report. University of Glasgow. (doi: 10.36399/gla.pubs.279347).

Bradford, D. R. R. , Allik, M. , McMahon, A. D. and Brown, D. (2022) Physical health of care-experienced young children in high-income countries: a scoping review protocol. BMJ Open, 12(9), e063648. (doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-063648) (PMID:36691175) (PMCID:PMC9454045)

McMonagle, C., Brown, D. , Reeve, R. and Mancy, R. (2022) Trends in the diversity of mortality causes and age-standardised mortality rates among subpopulations within Scotland, 2001-2019. SSM - Population Health, 19, 101192. (doi: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2022.101192) (PMID:36039349) (PMCID:PMC9418986)

Allik, M. , Brown, D. , Dundas, R. and Leyland, A. H. (2022) Differences in ill health and in socioeconomic inequalities in health by ethnic groups: a cross-sectional study using 2011 Scottish Census. Ethnicity and Health, 27(1), pp. 190-208. (doi: 10.1080/13557858.2019.1643009) (PMID:31313591)

2021

Brown, D. , Conway, D. I. , McMahon, A. D. , Dundas, R. and Leyland, A. H. (2021) Cancer mortality 1981-2016 and contribution of specific cancers to current socioeconomic inequalities in all cancer mortality: a population-based study. Cancer Epidemiology, 74, 102010. (doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2021.102010) (PMID:34418667) (PMCID:PMC7611600)

Allik, M. , Brown, D. , Taylor Browne Lūka, C. , Macintyre, C., Leyland, A. H. and Henderson, M. (2021) Cohort profile: The ‘Children’s Health in Care in Scotland’ (CHiCS) study—a longitudinal dataset to compare health outcomes for care experienced children and general population children. BMJ Open, 11(9), e054664. (doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-054664) (PMID:34521682) (PMCID:PMC8442099)

2020

Allik, M. , Brown, D. , Dundas, R. and Leyland, A. H. (2020) Deaths of despair: Cause-specific mortality and socioeconomic inequalities in cause-specific mortality among young men in Scotland. International Journal for Equity in Health, 19, 215. (doi: 10.1186/s12939-020-01329-7) (PMID:33276793) (PMCID:PMC7716282)

2019

Brown, D. , Allik, M. , Dundas, R. and Leyland, A. H. (2019) All-cause and cause-specific mortality in Scotland 1981-2011 by age, sex and deprivation: a population-based study. European Journal of Public Health, 29(4), pp. 647-655. (doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckz010) (PMID:31220246) (PMCID:PMC6660111)

Conway, D. I. , McMahon, A. D. , Brown, D. and Leyland, A. H. (2019) Measuring socioeconomic status and inequalities. In: Vaccarella, S., Lortet-Tieulent, J., Saracci, R., Conway, D. I., Straif, K. and Wild, C. P. (eds.) Reducing Social Inequalities in Cancer: Evidence and Priorities for Research. Series: IARC scientific publication (168). International Agency for Research on Cancer: Geneva, pp. 29-40. ISBN 9789283222224

2016

Allik, M. , Brown, D. , Dundas, R. and Leyland, A. H. (2016) Small-area deprivation measure datasets for Scotland, 2001 and 2011. Data In Brief, 7, pp. 1682-1686. (doi: 10.1016/j.dib.2016.04.060) (PMID:27761509) (PMCID:PMC5063812)

Allik, M. , Brown, D. , Dundas, R. and Leyland, A. H. (2016) Developing a new small-area measure of deprivation using 2001 and 2011 census data from Scotland. Health and Place, 39, pp. 122-130. (doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2016.03.006) (PMID:27082656) (PMCID:PMC4889779)

2015

Bowman, A. W. , Katina, S., Smith, J. and Brown, D. (2015) Anatomical curve identification. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 86, pp. 52-64. (doi: 10.1016/j.csda.2014.12.007) (PMID:26041943) (PMCID:PMC4394146)

2014

Bell, A. , Lo, T.-W. R., Brown, D., Bowman, A. W. , Siebert, J. P. , Simmons, D. R. , Millett, D. T. and Ayoub, A. F. (2014) Three-dimensional assessment of facial appearance following surgical repair of unilateral cleft lip and palate. Cleft Palate: Craniofacial Journal, 51(4), pp. 462-471. (doi: 10.1597/12-140)

Brown, D. , Allik, M. , Dundas, R. and Leyland, A. H. (2014) Carstairs Scores for Scottish Postcode Sectors, Datazones and Output Areas from the 2011 Census. Technical Report. MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow.

2013

Millar, K., Bell, A. , Bowman, A. , Brown, ., Lo, T.-W., Siebert, J.P. , Simmons, D. and Ayoub, A. (2013) Psychological status as a function of residual scarring and facial asymmetry after surgical repair of cleft lip and palate. Cleft Palate: Craniofacial Journal, 49(6), pp. 150-157. (doi: 10.1597/10-222)

2012

Brown, D., O'Reilly, D., Gayle, V., Macintyre, S., Benzeval, M. and Leyland, A.H. (2012) Socio-demographic and health characteristics of individuals left behind in deprived and declining areas in Scotland. Health and Place, 18(2), pp. 440-444. (doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2012.01.002)

Brown, D., Benzeval, M., Gayle, V., Macintyre, S., O'Reilly, D. and Leyland, A.H. (2012) Childhood residential mobility and health in late adolescence and adulthood: findings from the West of Scotland Twenty-07 Study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 66(10), pp. 942-950. (doi: 10.1136/jech-2011-200316)

2011

Ayoub, A. , Bell, A. , Simmons, D. , Bowman, A. , Brown, D., Lo, T.-W. and Xiao, Y. (2011) 3D assessment of lip scarring and residual dysmorphology following surgical repair of cleft lip and palate: a preliminary study. Cleft Palate: Craniofacial Journal, 48(4), pp. 379-387. (doi: 10.1597/10-057)

2010

Brown, D. and Leyland, A.H. (2010) Scottish mortality rates 2000–2002 by deprivation and small area population mobility. Social Science and Medicine, 71(11), pp. 1951-1957. (doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.09.015)

Brown, D., O'Reilly, D., Boyle, P.J., Macintyre, S., Benzeval, M. and Leyland, A.H. (2010) 041 Childhood residential stability and health status in early adulthood and midlife. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 64(Suppl), A16-A17. (doi: 10.1136/jech.2010.120956.41)

2009

Brown, D. and Leyland, A.H. (2009) Population mobility, deprivation and self-reported limiting long-term illness in small areas across Scotland. Health and Place, 15(1), pp. 37-44. (doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2008.01.009)

2007

Brown, D., Kauermann, G. and Ford, I. (2007) A partial likelihood approach to smooth estimation of dynamic covariate effects using penalised splines. Biometrical Journal, 49, pp. 441-452. (doi: 10.1002/bimj.200510325)

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Number of items: 25.

Articles

Hoehn, A. et al. (2024) Estimating quality-adjusted life expectancy (QALE) for local authorities in Great Britain and its association with indicators of the inclusive economy: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open, 14(3), e076704. (doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2023-076704) (PMID:38431294) (PMCID:PMC10910677)

MacDonald, L. , Nicholls, N. , Brown, D. and Mitchell, R. (2023) The impact of built environment change on all-cause and cause specific mortality: a novel longitudinal method and study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 77(9), pp. 594-600. (doi: 10.1136/jech-2023-220681) (PMID:37369593) (PMCID:PMC10423518)

Bradford, D.R.R. , Allik, M. , McMahon, A.D. and Brown, D. (2023) Assessing the risk of endogeneity bias in health and mortality inequalities research using composite measures of multiple deprivation which include health-related indicators: a case study using the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation and population health and mortality data. Health and Place, 80, 102998. (doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2023.102998) (PMID:36921377)

Bradford, D. R. R. , Allik, M. , McMahon, A. D. and Brown, D. (2022) Physical health of care-experienced young children in high-income countries: a scoping review protocol. BMJ Open, 12(9), e063648. (doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-063648) (PMID:36691175) (PMCID:PMC9454045)

McMonagle, C., Brown, D. , Reeve, R. and Mancy, R. (2022) Trends in the diversity of mortality causes and age-standardised mortality rates among subpopulations within Scotland, 2001-2019. SSM - Population Health, 19, 101192. (doi: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2022.101192) (PMID:36039349) (PMCID:PMC9418986)

Allik, M. , Brown, D. , Dundas, R. and Leyland, A. H. (2022) Differences in ill health and in socioeconomic inequalities in health by ethnic groups: a cross-sectional study using 2011 Scottish Census. Ethnicity and Health, 27(1), pp. 190-208. (doi: 10.1080/13557858.2019.1643009) (PMID:31313591)

Brown, D. , Conway, D. I. , McMahon, A. D. , Dundas, R. and Leyland, A. H. (2021) Cancer mortality 1981-2016 and contribution of specific cancers to current socioeconomic inequalities in all cancer mortality: a population-based study. Cancer Epidemiology, 74, 102010. (doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2021.102010) (PMID:34418667) (PMCID:PMC7611600)

Allik, M. , Brown, D. , Taylor Browne Lūka, C. , Macintyre, C., Leyland, A. H. and Henderson, M. (2021) Cohort profile: The ‘Children’s Health in Care in Scotland’ (CHiCS) study—a longitudinal dataset to compare health outcomes for care experienced children and general population children. BMJ Open, 11(9), e054664. (doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-054664) (PMID:34521682) (PMCID:PMC8442099)

Allik, M. , Brown, D. , Dundas, R. and Leyland, A. H. (2020) Deaths of despair: Cause-specific mortality and socioeconomic inequalities in cause-specific mortality among young men in Scotland. International Journal for Equity in Health, 19, 215. (doi: 10.1186/s12939-020-01329-7) (PMID:33276793) (PMCID:PMC7716282)

Brown, D. , Allik, M. , Dundas, R. and Leyland, A. H. (2019) All-cause and cause-specific mortality in Scotland 1981-2011 by age, sex and deprivation: a population-based study. European Journal of Public Health, 29(4), pp. 647-655. (doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckz010) (PMID:31220246) (PMCID:PMC6660111)

Allik, M. , Brown, D. , Dundas, R. and Leyland, A. H. (2016) Small-area deprivation measure datasets for Scotland, 2001 and 2011. Data In Brief, 7, pp. 1682-1686. (doi: 10.1016/j.dib.2016.04.060) (PMID:27761509) (PMCID:PMC5063812)

Allik, M. , Brown, D. , Dundas, R. and Leyland, A. H. (2016) Developing a new small-area measure of deprivation using 2001 and 2011 census data from Scotland. Health and Place, 39, pp. 122-130. (doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2016.03.006) (PMID:27082656) (PMCID:PMC4889779)

Bowman, A. W. , Katina, S., Smith, J. and Brown, D. (2015) Anatomical curve identification. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 86, pp. 52-64. (doi: 10.1016/j.csda.2014.12.007) (PMID:26041943) (PMCID:PMC4394146)

Bell, A. , Lo, T.-W. R., Brown, D., Bowman, A. W. , Siebert, J. P. , Simmons, D. R. , Millett, D. T. and Ayoub, A. F. (2014) Three-dimensional assessment of facial appearance following surgical repair of unilateral cleft lip and palate. Cleft Palate: Craniofacial Journal, 51(4), pp. 462-471. (doi: 10.1597/12-140)

Millar, K., Bell, A. , Bowman, A. , Brown, ., Lo, T.-W., Siebert, J.P. , Simmons, D. and Ayoub, A. (2013) Psychological status as a function of residual scarring and facial asymmetry after surgical repair of cleft lip and palate. Cleft Palate: Craniofacial Journal, 49(6), pp. 150-157. (doi: 10.1597/10-222)

Brown, D., O'Reilly, D., Gayle, V., Macintyre, S., Benzeval, M. and Leyland, A.H. (2012) Socio-demographic and health characteristics of individuals left behind in deprived and declining areas in Scotland. Health and Place, 18(2), pp. 440-444. (doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2012.01.002)

Brown, D., Benzeval, M., Gayle, V., Macintyre, S., O'Reilly, D. and Leyland, A.H. (2012) Childhood residential mobility and health in late adolescence and adulthood: findings from the West of Scotland Twenty-07 Study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 66(10), pp. 942-950. (doi: 10.1136/jech-2011-200316)

Ayoub, A. , Bell, A. , Simmons, D. , Bowman, A. , Brown, D., Lo, T.-W. and Xiao, Y. (2011) 3D assessment of lip scarring and residual dysmorphology following surgical repair of cleft lip and palate: a preliminary study. Cleft Palate: Craniofacial Journal, 48(4), pp. 379-387. (doi: 10.1597/10-057)

Brown, D. and Leyland, A.H. (2010) Scottish mortality rates 2000–2002 by deprivation and small area population mobility. Social Science and Medicine, 71(11), pp. 1951-1957. (doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.09.015)

Brown, D., O'Reilly, D., Boyle, P.J., Macintyre, S., Benzeval, M. and Leyland, A.H. (2010) 041 Childhood residential stability and health status in early adulthood and midlife. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 64(Suppl), A16-A17. (doi: 10.1136/jech.2010.120956.41)

Brown, D. and Leyland, A.H. (2009) Population mobility, deprivation and self-reported limiting long-term illness in small areas across Scotland. Health and Place, 15(1), pp. 37-44. (doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2008.01.009)

Brown, D., Kauermann, G. and Ford, I. (2007) A partial likelihood approach to smooth estimation of dynamic covariate effects using penalised splines. Biometrical Journal, 49, pp. 441-452. (doi: 10.1002/bimj.200510325)

Book Sections

Conway, D. I. , McMahon, A. D. , Brown, D. and Leyland, A. H. (2019) Measuring socioeconomic status and inequalities. In: Vaccarella, S., Lortet-Tieulent, J., Saracci, R., Conway, D. I., Straif, K. and Wild, C. P. (eds.) Reducing Social Inequalities in Cancer: Evidence and Priorities for Research. Series: IARC scientific publication (168). International Agency for Research on Cancer: Geneva, pp. 29-40. ISBN 9789283222224

Research Reports or Papers

Allik, M. , Brown, D. , Gedeon, E., Leyland, A. H. and Henderson, M. (2022) Children’s Health in Care in Scotland (CHiCS): Main findings from population-wide research. Project Report. University of Glasgow. (doi: 10.36399/gla.pubs.279347).

Brown, D. , Allik, M. , Dundas, R. and Leyland, A. H. (2014) Carstairs Scores for Scottish Postcode Sectors, Datazones and Output Areas from the 2011 Census. Technical Report. MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow.

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Grants

Grants and Awards listed are those received whilst working with the University of Glasgow.

  • Unlocking data to inform public health policy and practice
    National Institute for Health Research
    2021 - 2021
     
  • Comparing health outcomes for looked after children and children in the general population in Scotland using linked administrative data
    Economic and Social Research Council
    2020 - 2022
     

Supervision

Ciaran McMonagle

Diversity in causes of mortality in the measurement of population health in Scotland

 

Danny Bradford 

Health of young Looked After Children in Scotland

Research datasets