D-Index & Metrics Best Publications
Social Sciences and Humanities
South Africa
2022

D-Index & Metrics

Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities D-index 67 Citations 13,600 276 World Ranking 290 National Ranking 3

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Awards & Achievements

2022 - Research.com Social Sciences and Humanities in South Africa Leader Award

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Health care
  • Public health

Stephen Tollman mainly focuses on Demography, Public health, Rural area, Environmental health and Gerontology. Stephen Tollman has included themes like Overweight, Obesity, Cross-sectional study, Cash transfers and Pediatrics in his Demography study. His Public health research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Developing country, Economic growth, Mortality rate and Census.

His Rural area study incorporates themes from Age and female fertility, Birth rate, Refugee, Family planning and Socioeconomic status. His Environmental health research includes themes of Life expectancy, Verbal autopsy, Vital registration and Demographic transition. As part of the same scientific family, Stephen Tollman usually focuses on Gerontology, concentrating on Community health and intersecting with Public relations, Variety and Power.

His most cited work include:

  • The burden of non-communicable diseases in South Africa. (685 citations)
  • The burden of non-communicable diseases in South Africa. (685 citations)
  • The African Genome Variation Project shapes medical genetics in Africa (332 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Demography, Public health, Environmental health, Gerontology and Epidemiology. His Demography research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Rural area, Socioeconomic status, Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and Obesity. The study incorporates disciplines such as Life expectancy and Cause of death in addition to Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.

His Public health research incorporates elements of Economic growth, Health care and Verbal autopsy. His work in Environmental health covers topics such as Psychological intervention which are related to areas like Confidence interval. The Gerontology study which covers Cross-sectional study that intersects with Young adult.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Demography (40.58%)
  • Public health (33.42%)
  • Environmental health (32.63%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Demography (40.58%)
  • Longitudinal study (6.90%)
  • Cohort (9.55%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary areas of investigation include Demography, Longitudinal study, Cohort, Environmental health and Psychological intervention. His research in Demography intersects with topics in Condom, Obesity, Epidemiology, Young adult and Community mobilization. The Epidemiology study combines topics in areas such as Disease and Public health.

His work deals with themes such as Cohort study, Epidemiological transition and Risk factor, which intersect with Environmental health. His Psychological intervention research includes elements of Health care, Mediation and Confidence interval. Stephen Tollman has researched Mental health in several fields, including Rural area and Social Welfare.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • The UCL–Lancet Commission on Migration and Health: the health of a world on the move (211 citations)
  • Global patterns of mortality in international migrants: a systematic review and meta-analysis (69 citations)
  • Cohort Profile: Health and Ageing in Africa: A Longitudinal Study of an INDEPTH Community in South Africa (HAALSI) (47 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Internal medicine
  • Health care

His primary areas of study are Demography, Cohort, Longitudinal study, Epidemiology and Gerontology. The various areas that Stephen Tollman examines in his Demography study include Condom, Psychological intervention, Obesity, Community mobilization and Confidence interval. His Longitudinal study study also includes

  • MEDLINE together with Ageing,
  • Relative risk, which have a strong connection to Pediatrics and Comorbidity,
  • Viral load together with Emtricitabine, Community health and Logistic regression.

His Epidemiology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Cognitive reserve, Cross-sectional study, Cognition and Depression. The concepts of his Cognition study are interwoven with issues in Dementia, Population based study and Public health. His studies in Depression integrate themes in fields like Multiple Chronic Conditions and Integrated care.

This overview was generated by a machine learning system which analysed the scientist’s body of work. If you have any feedback, you can contact us here.

Best Publications

The burden of non-communicable diseases in South Africa.

Bongani M Mayosi;Alan J Flisher;Umesh G Lalloo;Freddy Sitas.
The Lancet (2009)

1169 Citations

Achieving the health Millennium Development Goals for South Africa: challenges and priorities

Mickey. Chopra;Mickey. Chopra;Joy E. Lawn;Joy E. Lawn;David. Sanders;Peter. Barron.
The Lancet (2009)

429 Citations

Profile: Agincourt Health and Socio-demographic Surveillance System

Kathleen Kahn;Mark A Collinson;F Xavier Gómez-Olivé;Obed Mokoena.
International Journal of Epidemiology (2012)

410 Citations

The African Genome Variation Project shapes medical genetics in Africa

Deepti Gurdasani;Tommy Carstensen;Tommy Carstensen;Fasil Tekola-Ayele;Luca Pagani.
Nature (2015)

360 Citations

Evidence that a tax on sugar sweetened beverages reduces the obesity rate: a meta-analysis

Maria A Cabrera Escobar;J Lennert Veerman;Stephen M Tollman;Melanie Y Bertram.
BMC Public Health (2013)

332 Citations

The prevalence of stunting, overweight and obesity, and metabolic disease risk in rural South African children

Elizabeth W Kimani-Murage;Kathleen Kahn;Kathleen Kahn;John M Pettifor;Stephen M Tollman;Stephen M Tollman.
BMC Public Health (2010)

329 Citations

The UCL–Lancet Commission on Migration and Health: the health of a world on the move

Ibrahim Abubakar;Robert W Aldridge;Delan Devakumar;Miriam Orcutt.
The Lancet (2018)

315 Citations

Implications of mortality transition for primary health care in rural South Africa: a population-based surveillance study

Stephen M Tollman;Stephen M Tollman;Kathleen Kahn;Kathleen Kahn;Benn Sartorius;Mark A Collinson.
The Lancet (2008)

303 Citations

Validation and application of verbal autopsies in a rural area of South Africa.

Kathleen Kahn;Stephen M. Tollman;Michel Garenne;John S. S. Gear.
Tropical Medicine & International Health (2000)

297 Citations

Returning home to die : Circular labour migration and mortality in South Africa

Samuel J. Clark;Mark A. Collinson;Kathleen Kahn;Kyle Drullinger.
Scandinavian Journal of Public Health (2007)

256 Citations

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