Publications

Journal Articles

  1. Roberts, S., Thorne, K., Thapar, N., Broekaert, I., Benninga, M., Dolinsek, J., Mas, E., Miele, E., Orel, R., Pienar, C., Ribes-Koninckx, C., Thomson, M., Tzivinikos, C., Morrison-Rees, S., John, A., Williams, J. A systematic review and meta analysis of paediatric inflammatory bowel disease incidence and prevalence across Europe (in press) Journal of Crohn's and Colitis
  2. Williams, R., Aithal, G., Alexander, G., Allison, M., Armstrong, I., Aspinall, R., Baker, A., Batterham, R., Brown, K., Burton, R., Cramp, M., Day, N., Dhawan, A., Drummond, C., Ferguson, J., Foster, G., Gilmore, I., Greenberg, J., Henn, C., Jarvis, H., Kelly, D., Mathews, M., McCloud, A., MacGilchrist, A., McKee, M., Moriarty, K., Morling, J., Newsome, P., Rice, P., Roberts, S., Rutter, H., Samyn, M., Severi, K., Sheron, N., Thorburn, D., Verne, J., Vohra, J., Williams, J., Yeoman, A., Roberts, S., Williams, J. Unacceptable failures: the final report of the Lancet Commission into liver disease in the UK The Lancet 395 10219 226 239
  3. Roberts, S., John, A., Lewis, K., Brown, J., Lyons, R., Williams, J. Weekend admissions and mortality for major acute disorders across England and Wales: record linkage cohort studies BMC Health Services Research 19 1
  4. Carter, T., Williams, J., Roberts, S. Crew and passenger deaths from vessel accidents in United Kingdom passenger ships since 1900 International Maritime Health 70 1 1 10
  5. Roberts, S., John, A., Brown, J., Napier, D., Lyons, R., Williams, J. Early and late mortality following unscheduled admissions for severe liver disease across England and Wales Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics 49 10 1334 1345
  6. Napier, D., Anderson, R., Sheiybani, G., Roberts, S., Williams, J., Brown, J. Upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage: is there a weekend effect? a review of two district general hospitals Gut 67 497
  7. Roberts, S., Carter, T. Causes and circumstances of maritime casualties and crew fatalities in British merchant shipping since 1925 International Maritime Health 69 2 99 109
  8. Carter, T., Roberts, S. Infectious disease mortality in British merchant seamen and Lascars since 1900: From causes to controls International Journal of Maritime History 29 4 788 815
  9. Roberts, S., Brown, T., Thorne, K., Lyons, R., Akbari, A., Napier, D., Brown, J., Williams, J., Thorne, K., Roberts, S., Akbari, A., Williams, J., Lyons, R. Weekend admission and mortality for gastrointestinal disorders across England and Wales British Journal of Surgery 104 12 1723 1734
  10. Thorne, K., Johansen, A., Akbari, A., Williams, J., Roberts, S. 127THE IMPACT OF SOCIAL DEPRIVATION ON MORTALITY FOLLOWING HIP FRACTURE IN ENGLAND AND WALES: A RECORD LINKAGE STUDY Age and Ageing 46 suppl_1 i32 i34
  11. Roberts, S., Morrison-Rees, S., John, A., Williams, J., Brown, T., Samuel, D. The incidence and aetiology of acute pancreatitis across Europe Pancreatology 17 2 155 165
  12. Roberts, S., John, A., Kandalama, U., Williams, J., Lyons, R., Lloyd, K., Roberts, S., Williams, J., Lyons, R., John, A. Suicide following acute admissions for physical illnesses across England and Wales Psychological Medicine 1 14
  13. Fukumoto, Y., Elwood, P., Morgan, G., Galante, J., Chia, J., Dolwani, S., Graziano, J., Kelson, M., Lanas, A., Longley, M., Phillips, C., Pickering, J., Roberts, S., Soon, S., Steward, W., Morris, D., Weightman, A. Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomised Trials to Ascertain Fatal Gastrointestinal Bleeding Events Attributable to Preventive Low-Dose Aspirin: No Evidence of Increased Risk PLOS ONE 11 11 e0166166
  14. Williams, J., Roberts, S., Roberts, S. Assessing the burden of gastrointestinal disease: room for improvement? Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology 1 1 5 6
  15. Roberts, S., Morrison-Rees, S., Samuel, D., Thorne, K., Akbari, A., Williams, J., Thorne, K., Roberts, S., Akbari, A., Williams, J. Review article: the prevalence of Helicobacter pylori and the incidence of gastric cancer across Europe Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics 43 3 334 345
  16. Roberts, S., Carter, T. British merchant seafarers 1900-2010: a history of extreme risks of mortality from infectious disease Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease 14 5 499 504
  17. Thorne, K., Johansen, A., Akbari, A., Williams, J., Roberts, S., Thorne, K., Roberts, S., Akbari, A., Williams, J. The impact of social deprivation on mortality following hip fracture in England and Wales: a record linkage study Osteoporosis International 27 9 2727 2737
  18. Thorne, K., Alrubaiy, L., Akbari, A., Samuel, D., Morrison-Rees, S., Roberts, S. Colectomy rates in patients with ulcerative colitis following treatment with infliximab or ciclosporin European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology 28 4 369 382
  19. Thorne, K., Williams, J., Akbari, A., Roberts, S. The impact of social deprivation on mortality following acute myocardial infarction, stroke or subarachnoid haemorrhage: a record linkage study BMC Cardiocvascular Disorders
  20. Roberts, S., Thorne, K., Akbari, A., Samuel, D., Williams, J. Mortality following Stroke, the Weekend Effect and Related Factors: Record Linkage Study PLOS ONE 10 6 e0131836
  21. Roberts, S., Thorne, K., Akbari, A., Samuel, D., Williams, J. Weekend emergency admissions and mortality in England and Wales Lancet 385 9980 1829
  22. Roberts, S., Carter, T. Mortality from accidents, disease, suicide and homicide in the British fishing industry from 1900 to 2010 International Maritime Health 66 4 211 219
  23. Farthing, M., Roberts, S., Samuel, D., Williams, J., Thorne, K., Morrison-Rees, S., John, A., Akbari, A., Williams, J. Survey of digestive health across Europe: Final report. Part 1: The burden of gastrointestinal diseases and the organisation and delivery of gastroenterology services across Europe United European Gastroenterology Journal 2 6 539 543
  24. Roberts, S., Thorne, K., Evans, P., Akbari, A., Samuel, D., Williams, J., Evans, A. Mortality following acute pancreatitis: social deprivation, hospital size and time of admission: record linkage study BMC Gastroenterology 14 1
  25. Roberts, S., Nielsen, D., Kotłowski, A., Jaremin, B., Roberts, S. Fatal accidents and injuries among merchant seafarers worldwide Occupational Medicine (Lond) 64 4 259 266
  26. Seagrove, A., Alam, F., Alrubaiy, ., Cheung, ., Clement, ., Cohen, D., Grey , M., Hilton, M., Hutchings, H., Morgan, J., Rapport, F., Roberts, S., Russell, D., Russell, I., Thomas, L., Thorne, K., Watkins, A., Williams, J., Clement, C., Alrubaiy, L. Randomised Controlled Trial to Compare Infliximab and Ciclosporin in Steroid Resistant Ulcerative Colitis: trial design and protocol BMJ Open 4:e005091
  27. Roberts, S., Samuel, D., Williams, J., Thorne, K., Morrison-Rees, S., John, A., Williams, J., Akbari, A., Roberts, S., Akbari, A. Survey of Digestive Health across Europe United European Gastroenterology Journal 1 6 482 483
  28. Roberts, S., Akbari, A., Thorne, K., Atkinson, M., Evans, P., Evans, A. The incidence of acute pancreatitis: impact of social deprivation, alcohol consumption, seasonal and demographic factors Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics 38 5 539 548
  29. Roberts, S., Nielsen, D., Jaremin, B., Roberts, S. Fatalities in recreational boating and sub-aqua diving International Maritime Health 64 4 207 214
  30. Roberts, S., Jaremin, B., Lloyd, K., Lloyd, K., Roberts, S. High-risk occupations for suicide Psychological Medicine 43 6 1231 1240
  31. Roberts, S., Pettit, S., Marlow, P., Roberts, S. Casualties and loss of life in bulk carriers from 1980 to 2010 Marine Policy 42 223 235
  32. Warwick, A., Jenks, T., Roberts, S., Lecky, F., Yates, D., Roberts, S. Review of the management of children with isolated paediatric splenic and hepatic injuries in the United Kingdom from 2000 to 2012 using the TARN database Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery 83 106
  33. Roberts, S., Button, L., Williams, J. Prognosis following upper gastrointestinal bleeding: Record linkage study PLoS One 7 12 e49507
  34. Roberts, S., Marlow, P., Jaremin, B. Shipping casualties and loss of life in UK merchant shipping, UK second register and foreign flags used by UK shipping companies Marine Policy 36 3 703 712
  35. Roberts, S., Button, L., Hopkin, J., Goldacre, M., Lyons, R., Rodgers, S., Akbari, A., Lewis, K. Influence of social deprivation and air pollutants on serious asthma European Respiratory Journal 40 3 785 788
  36. Roberts, S., Williams, J., Cohen, D., Akbari, A., Groves, S., Button, L., Roberts, S., Akbari, A., Groves, S. Feasibility of using routinely collected inpatient data to monitor quality and inform choice: a case study using the UK inflammatory bowel disease audit Frontline Gastroenterology 2 3 153 159
  37. Roberts, S., Wotton, C., Williams, J., Griffith, M., Goldacre, M., Roberts, S. Perinatal and early life risk factors for inflammatory bowel disease World Journal of Gastroenterology 17 6 743 749
  38. Wójcik-Stasiak, M., Jaremin, B., Roberts, S., Chodnik, T., Roberts, S. Sudden cardiac event on a sea-going ship and recognition of a work-related accident International Maritime Health 62 2 110 115
  39. Williams, J., Roberts, S., Akbari, A., Evans, A. Hospitalised incidence and case fatality for upper gastrointestinal bleeding from 1999-2007: a record linkage study Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics 33 1 64 76
  40. Button, L., Roberts, S., Goldacre, M., Akbari, A., Rodgers, S., Williams, J., Roberts, S., Rodgers, S., Akbari, A. Hospitalized prevalence and 5-year mortality for IBD: Record linkage study World Journal of Gastroenterology 16 4 431 437
  41. Roberts, S. Britain's most hazardous occupation: commercial fishing Accident Analysis & Prevention 42 1 44 49
  42. Roberts, S., Jaremin, B., Chalasani, P., Rodgers, S., Roberts, S. Suicides among seafarers employed in UK merchant shipping from 1919 to 2005 Occupational Medicine (Lond) 60 1 54 61
  43. Davidson, R., Roberts, S., Wotton, C., Goldacre, M., Roberts, S. Influence of factors in pregnancy on subsequent onset of asthma: evidence from the Oxford record linkage study BMC Pulmonary Medicine 10 14
  44. Roberts, S., Jaremin, B., Marlow, P., Roberts, S. Human and fishing vessel losses in sea accidents in the UK fishing industry from 1948 to 2008 International Maritime Health 62 3 143 153
  45. Roberts, S., Williams, J., Meddings, D., Davidson, R., Goldacre, M., Roberts, S., Williams, J. Perinatal risk factors and coeliac disease in children and young adults: a record linkage study Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics 29 2 222 231
  46. Roberts, S., Williams, J., Meddings, D., Goldacre, M., Roberts, S., Williams, J. Incidence and case fatality for acute pancreatitis in England: geographical variation, social deprivation, alcohol consumption and aetiology - a record linkage study Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics 28 7 931 941
  47. Roberts, S. Fatal work-related accidents in UK merchant shipping from 1919 to 2005 Occupational Medicine (Lond) 58 2 129 137
  48. Roberts, S., Williams, J., Yeates, D., Goldacre, M., Roberts, S., Williams, J. Mortality in patients with and without colectomy admitted to hospital for ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease: record linkage studies BMJ 335 7628 1033 1033
  49. Williams, J., Roberts, S., Ali, F., Cheung, W., Cohen, D., Demery, G., Edwards, A., Greer, M., Hellier, M., Hutchings, H., Ip, B., Longo, M., Russell, I., Snooks, H., Williams, J., Hutchings, H., Snooks, H., Roberts, S., Williams, J. Gastroenterology services in the UK. The burden of disease, and the organisation and delivery of services for gastrointestinal and liver disorders: a review of the evidence Gut 56 suppl_1 1 113
  50. Moller, M., Gravenor, M., Roberts, S., Sun, D., Gao, P., Hopkin, J., Hopkin, J., Gravenor, M., Roberts, S., Moller, M. Genetic haplotypes of Th-2 immune signalling link allergy to enhanced protection to parasitic worms Human Molecular Genetics 16 15 1828 1836
  51. Ievins, R., Roberts, S., Goldacre, M., Roberts, S. Perinatal risk factors associated with diabetes in young people Diabetic Medicine 24 6 664 670
  52. Roberts, S., Rodgers, S., Williams, J., Roberts, S. Mortality from disease among fishermen employed in the UK fishing industry from 1948 to 2005 International Maritime Health 58 1 15 32
  53. Snooks, H., Halter, M., Close, J., Cheung, W., Moore, F., Roberts, S., Snooks, H., Roberts, S. Emergency care of older people who fall: a missed opportunity Quality and Safety in Health Care 15 6 390 392
  54. Roberts, S. Surveillance of work-related mortality among seafarers employed in Isle of Man registered shipping from 1986 to 2005 International Maritime Health 57 1 9 23
  55. Roberts, S., Marlow, P., Roberts, S. Work-related mortality among seafarers employed in Royal Fleet Auxiliary shipping from 1976 to 2005 International Maritime Health 57 24 35
  56. Roberts, S., Goldacre, M., Yeates, D., Roberts, S. Trends in mortality after hospital admission for liver cirrhosis in an English population from 1968 to 1999 Gut 54 11 1615 1621
  57. Roberts, S., Marlow, P. Traumatic work related mortality among seafarers employed in British merchant shipping, 1976–2002 British Journal of Industrial Medicine (Occupational and Environmental Medicine) 62 3 172 180
  58. Filipovic, M., Goldacre, M., Roberts, S., Roberts, S. Trends in mortality for abdominal aortic aneurysm in an English population from 1979-99 British Journal of Surgery 92 8 968 975
  59. Roberts, S. Work-related mortality from gastrointestinal diseases and alcohol among seafarers in British merchant shipping, 1939-2002 International Maritime Health 56 1 29 48
  60. Goldacre, M., Roberts, S., Griffith, M., Roberts, S. Place, time and certified cause of death in people who die after hospital admission for myocardial infarction and stroke European Journal of Public Health 14 4 338 342
  61. Roberts, S., Goldacre, M., Neil, H., Roberts, S. Mortality in young people admitted to hospital for diabetes British Medical Journal 328 7442 741 742
  62. Roberts, S. Work-related homicides among seafarers and fishermen International Maritime Health 55 1 7 18
  63. Goldacre, M., Roberts, S., Roberts, S. Hospital admission for acute pancreatitis in an English population, 1963-98 British Medical Journal 328 7454 1466 1469
  64. Roberts, S. Occupational mortality in British commercial fishing, 1976–95 British Journal of Industrial Medicine (Occupational and Environmental Medicine) 61 1 16 23
  65. Roberts, S., Goldacre, M., Roberts, S. Case fatality rates after admission to hospital with stroke: linked database study British Medical Journal 326 7382 193 194
  66. Goldacre, M., Roberts, S., Griffith, M., Roberts, S. Multiple-cause coding of death from myocardial infarction: population-based study of trends in death certificate data Journal of Public Health 2003 1 69 71
  67. Roberts, S., Goldacre, M., Roberts, S. Time trends and demography of mortality after fractured neck of femur in an English population, 1968-98 British Medical Journal 327 7418 771 775
  68. Goldacre, M., Roberts, S., Roberts, S. Case fatality rates after hospital admission for stroke British Medical Journal 326 1086 1087
  69. Roberts, S. Work-related mortality among British seafarers employed in flags of convenience shipping, 1976-1995 International Maritime Health 54 1 7 25
  70. Goldacre, M., Roberts, S., Yeates, D., Roberts, S. Case fatality rates for meningococcal disease in an English population, 1963-98 British Medical Journal 327 7415 771 775
  71. Roberts, S. Hazardous occupations in Great Britain Lancet 360 9332 543 544
  72. Roberts, S., Marlow, P. Casualties in dry bulk shipping (1963-1996) Marine Policy 26 6 437 450
  73. Roberts, S. Mortality from disease among seafarers in British merchant shipping, 1976-1995 International Maritime Health 53 1 43 58
  74. Goldacre, M., Yeates, D., Roberts, S., Roberts, S. Mortality after admission to hospital with fractured neck of femur British Medical Journal 325 7369 868 869
  75. Roberts, S., Hansen, H., Roberts, S. An analysis of the causes of mortality among seafarers in the British merchant fleet (1986-1995) and recommendations for their reduction Occupational Medicine (Lond) 52 195 202
  76. Roberts, S. The most hazardous occupations in Great Britain, 1976-1995 Italian Journal of Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene 93 405 406
  77. Roberts, S. Occupational mortality among British merchant seafarers (1986-1995) Maritime Policy and Management 27 253 265
  78. Goldacre, M., Roberts, S., Yeates, D., Griffith, M., Roberts, S. Hospital admission and mortality rates for venous thromboembolism in the Oxford Region, UK, 1975-98 Lancet 355 9219 1968 1969
  79. Roberts, S., Morris, R., Barrow, B., Levy, J., Roberts, S. The Diabetes in Families Study: a multivariate analysis of the insulin resistance syndrome in non-diabetic siblings of Type 2 diabetic patients Diabetic Medicine 16 75
  80. Nielsen, D., Roberts, S., Roberts, S. Fatalities among the world’s merchant seafarers (1990-1994) Marine Policy 23 71 80
  81. Roberts, S., Barrow, B., Hainsworth, J., Levy, J., Turner, R., Roberts, S. Shared features in Type 2 diabetic siblings within families in the Diabetes in Families Study Diabetologia 42 112
  82. Roberts, S. Occupational mortality among fishermen and merchant seafarers in British vessels (1990-1995) Centro Internazionale Radio Medico 1 37 48
  83. Wilkinson, G., Piccinelli, M., Micciolo, R., Fry, J., Roberts, S., Roberts, S. Lunar cycle and consultations for anxiety and depression in general practice International Journal of Social Psychiatry 43 29 34
  84. Marshall, G., Burgoyne, C., Roberts, S., Roberts, S. Social class and underclass in Britain and the United States British Journal of Sociology 47 22 44
  85. Marshall, G., Roberts, S., Burgoyne, C., Swift, A., Routh, D., Roberts, S. Class, gender and the asymmetry hypothesis European Sociological Review 11 1 15
  86. Roberts, S., Marshall, G., Roberts, S. Intergenerational class processes and the asymmetry hypothesis Sociology 29 43 58
  87. Marshall, G., Sydorenko, S., Roberts, S., Roberts, S. Intergenerational social mobility in communist Russia Work, Employment and Society 9 1 27

Book Chapters

  1. Roberts, S., Thorne, K., Akbari, A., Roberts, S. Epidemiology of fatalities and orthopaedic trauma in armed conflicts and natural disasters. (Ed.), Orthopaedic trauma in the austere environment: a practical guide to care in the humanitarian setting 23 61 Berlin Springer Press

Other Research Outputs

  1. Roberts, S., Thorne, K., Morrison-Rees, S., Samuel, D., John, A., Williams, J. A systematic review and meta analysis of paediatric inflammatory bowel disease incidence and prevalence across Europe since 1970: an update to the end of 2018 Geneva European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology & Nutrition
  2. Roberts, S., Thorne, K., Morrison-Rees, S., Samuel, D., John, A., Williams, J. Systematic review and meta analysis of paediatric inflammatory bowel disease incidence and prevalence across all 51 European states from 1970 to 2016 Geneva European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition
  3. Roberts, S., Samuel, D., Williams, J., Thorne, K., Morrison-Rees, S., John, A., Akbari, A., Williams, J., Roberts, S. Survey of Digestive Health across Europe. Part one: The burden of gastrointestinal diseases and the organisation and delivery of gastroenterology services across Europe Vienna United European Gastroenterology
  4. Roberts, S., Williams, J., Cohen, D., Akbari, A., Groves, S., Button, L., Roberts, S. Investigation of the feasibility of using routine data to monitor quality and inform choice: UK audits of IBD and upper GI bleeding London The Health Foundation
  5. Roberts, S., Williams, J., Roberts, S. Update of mortality for workers in the UK merchant shipping and fishing sectors Southampton Maritime and Coastguard Agency and Department for Transport
  6. Williams, J., Roberts, S., Ali, F., Cheung, W., Cohen, D., Demery, G., Roberts, S. The burden of disease, and the organisation and delivery of services for gastrointestinal and liver disorders: a review of the evidence London British Society of Gastroenterology
  7. Goldacre, M., Yeates, D., Roberts, S., Roberts, S. Myocardial infarction in the Oxford Record Linkage Study area: mortality, incidence and case fatality. OECD cross-national study of treatments, costs and outcomes in IHD: United Kingdom. Country report to the OECD ageing-related diseases study on ischaemic heart disease treatments, costs and outcomes Paris Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
  8. Marshall, G., Swift, A., Roberts, S., Roberts, S. Against the odds? Social class and social justice in modern Britain Oxford Oxford University Press