Publications

Please find below various publications associated with the NZBDR project.

 Borman B, Poynter M. When enough is not enough: folic acid fortification in New Zealand. NZ Med J 2014, 127:83-4
Elwood M, Borman B. Increase in disease in Malayan war veterans' children may be misleading. NZ Med J 2012, 125
Borman B, Read D. Birth Defects in the New Plymouth District. CPHR Technical Report. 2010.
Birth defects in the new Plymouth District Report  

        Addendum for Birth Defects in the New Plymouth District Report

 Borman B, Read D. 2,4,5-T and birth defects in New Zealand. International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) Annual Conference, Seoul, Korea, August, 2010
Botto LD, Robert-Gnansia E, Siffel C, Harris J, Borman B, Mastroiacovo P. Fostering International Collaboration in Birth Defects Research and Prevention: A Perspective From the International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Surveillance and Research. Am J Public Health. 2006:96: 774–80.
Borman B. When screening is not enough. J Med Screen 2000;7:57-8.
 Borman B, Brown S. Fortification with Folic Acid. Wellington: Folate Plus Replenishment Committee, 1999
Read D, Borman B. Guidelines for Investigating Clusters of Non-Communicable Disease. Wellington: Ministry of Health, 1997.
Borman B, Cryer C. Risk factors in the prevalence of anencephalus and spina bifida in New Zealand. J Paediatrics and Child Health, 1993;29:282-8.

Borman B, Cryer C. The composition of drinking water and the prevalence of anencephalus and spina bifida in New Zealand. Int J Risk and Safety in Medicine. 1992;3:199-206.

  Borman B, Cryer C. The fallacies of international and national comparisons of disease occurrence in the epidemiology of neural tube defects. Teratology 1990;42:405-12.
Borman B. Congenital cataracts. NZ Med J 1990;103:326.
Borman B, Veale AMO, Findlay J. Major birth defects in New Zealand: prevalence and patterns. Patient Management 1987;16:113-22.
Borman B, Chapman C, Howard K, Buckfield P, Findlay J. Using a national register for the epidemiological study of congenital heart defects. NZ Med J 1987;100:404-6.
 Borman B, Howard JK, Chapman CJ. Secular trends in the prevalence of anencephalus in New Zealand. NZ Med J 1986;99:183-5.
Borman B, Smith AH, Howard JK. Risk factors in the prevalence of anencephalus and spina bifida in New Zealand. Teratology 1986;33:221-30.
Borman B, Howard JK, Chapman CJ. The epidemiological study of birth defects. NZ Med J 1984;97:602.