Feature Publications

Blake MR, Lancsar E, Peeters A, Backholer K. The effect of sugar-sweetened beverage price increases and educational messages on beverage purchasing behavior among adults. Appetite. 2018 Apr 5;126:156-162.

Chung A, Peeters A, Gearon E, Backholer K. Contribution of discretionary food and drink consumption to socioeconomic inequalities in children’s weight: Prospective study of Australian children. Int J Epidemiol. 2018 Mar 4.

Lal A, Maria Mantilla-Herrera A, Veerman L, Backholer K, Sacks G, Moodie M, Carter R, Peeters A. Equity and cost-effectiveness of a sugar sweetened beverage tax across socioeconomic groups. PLoS Medicine. Jun 27;14(6):e1002326.

Backholer K, Sarink D, Beauchamp A, Keating C, Loh V, Ball K, Martin J, Peeters A. The impact of a sugar sweetened beverage tax according to socioeconomic position: A systematic review. Public Health Nutr. 2016. 2016 May 16:1-15.

Backholer K, Beauchamp A, Turrell G, Ball K, Woods J, Martin J, Peeters A. A framework for evaluating the impact of obesity prevention strategies on socio-economic inequalities in weight. Am J Public Health. 2014 Oct;104(10):e43-50.

Peeters A, Backholer K. Reducing socio-economic inequalities in obesity – the role of population prevention. Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology 2015 Nov;3(11):838-40. doi: 10.1016/S2213-8587(15)00373-3

Other Publications


Gearon, E., Peeters, A., Ng, W., Hodge, A., & Backholer, K. (2018). Diet and physical activity as possible mediators of the association between educational attainment and body mass index gain among Australian adults. International Journal of Public Health, 1-11. doi: 10.1007/s00038-018-1100-z

Lal A, Mohebi M, Sweeney R, Moodie M, Peeters A, Carter R. (2018) Equity Weights for Socioeconomic Position: Two Methods—Survey of Stated Preferences and Epidemiological Data. Value in Health. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2018.07.006.


Backholer, K., & Peeters, A. (2017). The utility of the agency-structure framework to estimate the health equity impact of universal obesity prevention policies. Obesity Reviews, 18(1), 126-128. doi: doi:10.1111/obr.12480

Backholer, K., Peters, S. A. E., Bots, S. H., Peeters, A., Huxley, R. R., & Woodward, M. (2017). Sex differences in the relationship between socioeconomic status and cardiovascular disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 71(6), 550-557. doi: 10.1136/jech-2016-207890

Peeters, A., & Backholer, K. (2017). How to influence the obesity landscape using health policies. International Journal of Obesity (London), 41(6), 835-839. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2017.24