Dr Jinfeng Zhao

BSc, MSc(Hons), PhD

Areas of expertise

  • Big Data
  • Geographical Information Science (GIS)
  • Geovisualisation
  • Interactive online mapping
  • Spatial and temporal epidemiology
  • Spatial and temporal accessibility
  • Health inequality
  • Extracting data from Statistics New Zealand’s Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI)
  • Urban/Rural Index

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Exeter, D. J., Shackleton, N., Browne, M., Zhao, J., Lee, A., & Crengle, S. (2019). Different domains of deprivation and their relationship with obesity in New Zealand 4-year-old children. Pediatric obesity, 14 (8)10.1111/ijpo.12520
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Nichola Shackleton, Daniel Exeter, Michael Browne, Arier Lee
  • Zhao, J., Ameratunga, S., Lee, A., Browne, M., & Exeter, D. J. (2019). Developing a New Index of Rurality for Exploring Variations in Health Outcomes in Auckland and Northland. SOCIAL INDICATORS RESEARCH, 144 (2), 955-980. 10.1007/s11205-019-02076-1
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Arier Lee, Michael Browne, Daniel Exeter
  • Exeter, D. J., Feng, Z., Zhao, J., Cavadino, A., & Norman, P. (2019). The geographic harmonisation of Scotland's small area census data, 1981 to 2011. Health & place, 57, 22-26. 10.1016/j.healthplace.2019.02.003
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Daniel Exeter, Alana Cavadino
  • Zhao, J., Mackay, L., Chang, K., Mavoa, S., Stewart, T., Ikeda, E., ... Smith, M. (2019). Visualising Combined Time Use Patterns of Children's Activities and Their Association with Weight Status and Neighbourhood Context. International journal of environmental research and public health, 16 (5).10.3390/ijerph16050897
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Melody Smith, Niamh Donnellan
  • Zhao, J., Gibb, S., Jackson, R., Mehta, S., & Exeter, D. (2018). Constructing whole of population cohorts for health and social research using the New Zealand Integrated Data Infrastructure. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 42 (4), 382-388. 10.1111/1753-6405.12781
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Rod Jackson, Suneela Mehta, Daniel Exeter
  • Maddison, R., Gemming, L., Monedero, J., Bolger, L., Belton, S., Issartel, J., ... Zhao, J. (2017). Quantifying human movement using the Movn smartphone app: Validation and field study. JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 5 (8).10.2196/mhealth.7167
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Daniel Exeter, Samantha Marsh
  • Exeter, D. J., Zhao, J., Crengle, S., Lee, A., & Browne, M. (2017). The New Zealand Indices of Multiple Deprivation (IMD): A new suite of indicators for social and health research in Aotearoa, New Zealand. PLoS One, 12 (8).10.1371/journal.pone.0181260
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Daniel Exeter, Arier Lee, Michael Browne
  • Pendharkar, S. A., Mathew, J., Zhao, J., Windsor, J. A., Exeter, D. J., & Petrov, M. S. (2017). Ethnic and geographic variations in the incidence of pancreatitis and post-pancreatitis diabetes mellitus in New Zealand: A nationwide population-based study. The New Zealand Medical Journal, 130 (1450), 55-68.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: John Windsor, Daniel Exeter, Max Petrov, Sayali Pendharkar


Contact details

Primary office location

M&HS BUILDING 507 - Bldg 507
Level 1, Room 1004
New Zealand

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