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Trans-ethnic association study of blood pressure determinants in over 750,000 individuals

Ayush Giri, Jacklyn N. Hellwege, Jacob M. Keaton, Jihwan Park, Chengxiang Qiu

Ethnic GroupsHealthBiologyGenetics


Are flexible work arrangements associated with lower levels of chronic stress-related biomarkers? A study of 6025 employees in the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Tarani Chandola, Cara L. Booker, Meena Kumari, Michaela Benzeval

Sociology Of LabourLabour MarketWell BeingHealthCaregivingBiology


New genetic signals for lung function highlight pathways and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease associations across multiple ancestries

Nick Shrine, Anna L. Guyatt, A. Mesut Erzurumluoglu, Victoria E. Jackson, Brian D. Hobbs

HealthBiologyGenetics


Main and interactive effects of inflammation and perceived neighbourhood cohesion on psychological distress: results from a population-based study in the UK

Efstathios Papachristou, Eirini Flouri, Theodora Kokosi, Marta Francesconi

Area EffectsPsychologyWell BeingHealthSocial BehaviourBiology


Biology and being green: the effect of prenatal testosterone exposure on pro-environmental consumption behaviour

Chris Hand

Environmental SociologyHouseholdsEconomicsChildbearing: FertilitySocial AttitudesSocial BehaviourBiology


Intergenerational transmission and support for EU membership in the United Kingdom: the case of Brexit

Stuart Fox, Jennifer May Hampton, Esther Muddiman, Chris Taylor

PoliticsOlder PeoplePublic OpinionElections. Electoral BehaviourYoung PeopleLife Course AnalysisSocial AttitudesInternational Economic RelationsSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology


Baseline health and public healthcare costs five years on: a predictive analysis using biomarker data in a prospective household panel

Apostolos Davillas, Stephen Pudney

EconomicsHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationBiology


Ethnic minority voters in the UK 2015 general election: a breakthrough for the Conservative party?

Nicole S. Martin

PoliticsElections. Electoral BehaviourEthnic Groups


Ethnic minorities at the 2017 British general election

Nicole Martin, Omar Khan

PoliticsElections. Electoral BehaviourDemographyGovernmentEthnic Groups


Charitable behaviour and political ideology: evidence for the UK

Sarah Brown, Karl Taylor

PoliticsTime UseElections. Electoral BehaviourEconomicsSocial CapitalFinanceSocial Behaviour


Who got the Brexit blues? The effect of Brexit on subjective wellbeing in the UK

Nattavudh Powdthavee, Anke C. Plagnol, Paul Frijters, Andrew E. Clark

PoliticsPublic OpinionPsychologyElections. Electoral BehaviourWell Being


The authors reply

Amanda Hughes, Yanchun Bao, Melissa Smart, Tyler Gorrie-Stone, Eilis Hannon

HealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationBiologyGenetics


Genetic architecture of human thinness compared to severe obesity

Fernando Riveros-McKay, Vanisha Mistry, Rebecca Bounds, Audrey Hendricks, Julia M. Keogh

HealthBiologyGenetics


The transferability of lipid-associated loci across African, Asian and European cohorts

Nikita Telkar, Theresa Reiker, Robin G. Walters, Kuang Lin, Deepti Gurdasani

MedicineDemographyEthnic GroupsHealthBiologyGenetics


Who voted for Brexit? Individual and regional data combined

Eleonora Alabrese, Sascha O. Becker, Thiemo Fetzer, Dennis Novy

PoliticsArea EffectsPsychologyGeographyElections. Electoral BehaviourDemographyInternational Economic Relations


Distributional consequences of technological change: worker-level evidence

Thomas Kurer, Aina Gallego

PoliticsInformation And Communication TechnologiesScience And TechnologyLabour MarketEconomicsWell Being


Multivariate genome-wide analyses of the well-being spectrum

Bart M. L. Baselmans, Rick Jansen, Hill F. Ip, Jenny van Dongen, Abdel Abdellaoui

PsychologyMedicineScience And TechnologyWell BeingHealthBiologyGenetics


Testosterone, risk, and socioeconomic position in British men: exploring causal directionality

Amanda Hughes, Meena Kumari

Social StratificationBiologyGenetics


Housing and health: new evidence using biomarker data

Amy Clair, Amanda Hughes

Well BeingHealthHousing MarketBiology


Genome-wide association analyses of risk tolerance and risky behaviors in over 1 million individuals identify hundreds of loci and shared genetic influences

Richard Karlsson Linnér, Pietro Biroli, Edward Kong, S. Fleur W. Meddens, Robbee Wedow

Drug/Alcohol AbuseSocial BehaviourBiologyGenetics


Meta-analysis of up to 622,409 individuals identifies 40 novel smoking behaviour associated genetic loci

A. Mesut Erzurumluoglu, MengZhen Liu, Victoria E. Jackson, Daniel R. Barnes, Gauri Datta

HealthBiologyGenetics


Assessing the robustness of sisVIVE in a Mendelian randomization study to estimate the causal effect of body mass index on income using multiple SNPs from Understanding Society

Yanchun Bao, Paul Clarke, Melissa Smart, Meena Kumari

Income DynamicsBiologyGenetics


Life satisfaction and the UK citizenship process: do tests and ceremonies enhance immigrants’ lives?

David Bartram

PoliticsLaw And LegislationMigrationWell Being


The UK citizenship process: political integration or marginalization?

David Bartram

PoliticsSocial ExclusionSocial InclusionMigrationPublic PolicyEthnic GroupsSocietiesSocial CapitalSociology


Exome chip meta-analysis fine maps causal variants and elucidates the genetic architecture of rare coding variants in smoking and alcohol use

David M. Brazel, Yu Jiang, Jordan M. Hughey, Valérie Turcot, Xiaowei Zhan

Drug/Alcohol AbuseMedicineScience And TechnologyPsychiatryHealthBiologyGenetics