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Why does fertility remain high among certain UK-born ethnic minority women?

Hill Kulu, Tina Hannemann

DemographyMigrationChildbearing: FertilityEthnic Groups


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

Jakob Petersen, Michaela Benzeval

MedicineHealthSurveysBiology


Concordance of health states in couples. Analysis of self-reported, nurse administered and blood-based biomarker data in Understanding Society

Apostolos Davillas, Stephen Pudney

MedicineEconomicsHealthBiology


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


Low carbon behaviours framework - key behaviour areas - data for Scotland

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Environmental SociologyHouseholdsPublic PolicyGovernmentTravel


Education: commentary

David Laws

Information And Communication TechnologiesMigrationYoung PeopleEducationLabour MarketUnemploymentPublic PolicyWages And EarningsEthnic Groups


Migration: how does selectivity affect the educational attainment of migrant's children?

Nicole Martin

MigrationEducationEthnic GroupsHigher Education


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

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

MedicineScience And TechnologyHealthBiologyGenetics


The dynamic effects of retirement on well-being

Dusanee Kesavayuth, Robert E. Rosenman, Vasileios Zikos

Older PeoplePsychologyTime UseLabour MarketIncome DynamicsWell BeingHealth


Class matters: a study of minority and majority social mobility in Britain, 1982–2011

Yaojun Li, Anthony Heath

Social StructureMigrationEthnic GroupsSocial StratificationSocial Mobility


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


Economic assimilation of pre-and post-2004 EU enlargement immigrants to the UK -MSc dissertation-

Giuseppe Forte

Area EffectsMigrationEducationLabour MarketLabour EconomicsWages And Earnings


East-European immigrants responding to the recession in Britain: is there a trade-off between unemployment and over-qualification?

Nabil Khattab, Jon Fox

Training: Labour MarketMigrationEducationLabour MarketUnemploymentEthnic Groups


Social media use and children's wellbeing

Emily McDool, Philip Powell, Jennifer Roberts, Karl Taylor

Information And Communication TechnologiesArea EffectsSocial NetworksPsychologyTime UseYoung PeopleChild DevelopmentWell BeingSocial CapitalSocial Behaviour


Sample attrition and physical health of immigrants in the UK -PhD thesis-

Dorothee Schneider

MigrationSurvey MethodologyHealth


Unemployment and health in the UK : exploring psychobiological pathways -PhD thesis-

A. M. M. Hughes

UnemploymentWell BeingHealthBiology


Habit discontinuity, self-activation, and the diminishing influence of context change: evidence from the UK Understanding Society survey

Gregory Owen Thomas, Wouter Poortinga, Elena Sautkina

Environmental SociologyPsychologyCommutingTravelHousing MarketSocial Behaviour


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