Francis Mitrou


  • The University of Western Australia (M560), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 366 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
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Research Output 2008 2019


The contribution of geogenic particulate matter to lung disease in indigenous children

Shepherd, C. C. J., Clifford, H. D., Mitrou, F., Melody, S. M., Bennett, E. J., Johnston, F. H., Knibbs, L. D., Pereira, G., Pickering, J. L., Teo, T. H., Kirkham, L. A. S., Thornton, R. B., Kicic, A., Ling, K. M., Alach, Z., Lester, M., Franklin, P., Reid, D. & Zosky, G. R., 1 Aug 2019, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 16, 15, 12 p., 2636.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Particulate Matter
Lung Diseases
Ear Diseases
Western Australia

Educational inequality across three generations in Australia

Hancock, K. J., Mitrou, F., Povey, J., Campbell, A. & Zubrick, S. R., 1 Mar 2018, In : Australian Journal of Social Issues. 53, 1, p. 34-55 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

educational inequality
2 Citations (Scopus)
health risk
mental health
6 Citations (Scopus)
academic achievement
school attendance
parent education
5 Citations (Scopus)

Ethnic differences in the quality of the interview process and implications for survey analysis: The case of Indigenous Australians

Perales, F., Baffour, B. & Mitrou, F., 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 6, p. 1-20

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
ethnic differences
national surveys
41 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence for the use of an algorithm in resolving inconsistent and missing Indigenous status in administrative data collections

Christensen, D., Davis, G., Draper, G., Mitrou, F., Mckeown, S., Lawrence, D., Mcaullay, D., Pearson, G., Rikkers, W. & Zubrick, S., 2014, In : Australian Journal of Social Issues. 49, 4, p. 423-443

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Citations (Scopus)

Gaps in Indigenous disadvantage not closing: A census cohort study of social determinants of health in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand from 1981-2006

Mitrou, F., Cooke, M., Lawrence, D., Povah, D., Mobilia, E., Guimond, E. & Zubrick, S., 25 Feb 2014, In : BMC Public Health. 14, 1, p. 201

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
11 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
longitudinal studies
Longitudinal Studies
risk factors
Open Access
Trans Fatty Acids
LDL Cholesterol
Unsaturated Fats
26 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
66 Citations (Scopus)

Food sources of saturated fat and the association with mortality: A meta-analysis

O'Sullivan, T. A., Hafekost, K., Mitrou, F. & Lawrence, D., 2013, In : American Journal of Public Health. 103, 9, p. e31-e42

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
27 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
39 Citations (Scopus)

Tackling overweight and obesity: Does the public health message match the science?

Hafekost, K., Lawrence, D., Mitrou, F., O'Sullivan, T. A. & Zubrick, S., 2013, In : BMC Medicine. 11, p. 41

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)

Trends in sugar supply and consumption in Australia: Is there an Australian Paradox?

Rikkers, W., Lawrence, D., Hafekost, K., Mitrou, F. & Zubrick, S., 2013, In : BMC Public Health. 13, 1, p. 11pp

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
12 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)
18 Citations (Scopus)

Socioeconomic disparities in the mental health of Indigenous children in Western Australia

Shepherd, C., Li, J., Mitrou, F. & Zubrick, S., 10 Sep 2012, In : BMC Public Health. 12, 1, p. 12pp

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Western Australia
Mental Health
Social Class
14 Citations (Scopus)
Mental Competency
Vulnerable Populations
3 Citations (Scopus)

One-third of adult smokers have a mental illness

Lawrence, D. & Mitrou, F. F., 2009, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 43, 2, p. 177-178 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter


The Western Australuian Aboriginal Child Health Survey: Are there any policy implications?

Zubrick, S., Silburn, S., Lawrence, D., Shepherd, C., Mitrou, F., De Maio, J., Dalby, R., Griffin, J., Pearson, G. & Hayward, C., 2008, Contexts of Child Development: Culture, Policy and Intervention. Robinson, G. (ed.). Darwin: Charles Darwin University Press, p. 59-72 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter