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Hungry? Food insecurity, social stigma and embarrassment in the UK

Kingsley Purdam, Elisabeth A. Garratt, Aneez Esmail

PovertyWelfare BenefitsHealthSociologySocial Psychology


Privatizing participation? The impact of private welfare provision on democratic accountability

Jane Gingrich, Sara Watson

PoliticsDisabilityPublic OpinionPsychologyElections. Electoral BehaviourLabour MarketWelfare BenefitsSocieties


Untreated hypertension in the UK household population — who are missed by the general health checks?

Jakob Petersen, Michaela Benzeval

MedicineHealthSurveysBiology


Assortative mating on educational attainment leads to genetic spousal resemblance for causal alleles

David Hugh-Jones, Karin J. H. Verweij, Beate St. Pourcain, Abdel Abdellaoui

Science And TechnologyEducationFamily Formation And DissolutionSocial StratificationBiologyGenetics


Alternative measures to BMI: exploring income-related inequalities in adiposity in Great Britain

Apostolos Davillas, Michaela Benzeval

Income DynamicsHealthFinanceSocial StratificationBiology


Assessing the role of insulin-like growth factors and binding proteins in prostate cancer using Mendelian randomization: genetic variants as instruments for circulating levels

Carolina Bonilla, Sarah J. Lewis, Mari-Anne Rowlands, Tom R. Gaunt, George Davey Smith, David Gunnell, Tom Palmer, Jenny L. Donovan, Freddie C. Hamdy, David E. Neal

MedicineHealthBiologyGenetics


How do biomarkers and genetics contribute to Understanding Society? -25th Anniversary editorial-

Michaela Benzeval, Meena Kumari, Andrew M. Jones

Social SciencesMedicineScience And TechnologyResearchLife Course AnalysisSurveysBiologyGenetics


Trans-ancestry meta-analyses identify rare and common variants associated with blood pressure and hypertension

Praveen Surendran, Fotios Drenos, Robin Young, Helen Warren, James P. Cook, Alisa K. Manning, Niels Grarup, Xueling Sim, Daniel R. Barnes, Kate Witkowska

MedicineScience And TechnologyHealthBiologyGenetics


The impact on health of employment and welfare transitions for those receiving out-of-work disability benefits in the UK

Esther Curnock, Alastair H. Leyland, Frank Popham

DisabilityLabour MarketWelfare BenefitsWell BeingHealth


Exploring the relationship between time preference, body fatness, and educational attainment

Heather Brown, Olga Biosca

PsychologyEducationSavings And AssetsHealthBiology


Association between lipid biomarkers, physical activity, and socioeconomic status in a population-based cross-sectional study in the UK

Heather Brown, Frauke Becker

MedicineHealthSportSocial StratificationBiology


Partnership patterns and homeownership: a cross-country comparison of Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom

Michael J. Thomas, Clara H. Mulder

Social StructureSocial ChangeFamily Formation And DissolutionWelfare BenefitsHousing Market


Obesity, metabolic health, and history of cytomegalovirus infection in the general population

Mark Hamer, G. David Batty, Mika Kivimäki

MedicineHealthBiology


Association of adiposity and mental health functioning across the lifespan: findings from Understanding Society (The UK Household Longitudinal Study)

Apostolos Davillas, Michaela Benzeval, Meena Kumari

MedicineWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisBiology


The physical health of British adults with intellectual disability: cross sectional study

Eric Emerson, Chris Hatton, Susannah Baines, Janet Robertson

DisabilityHealthBiology