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Easing the transition: the relationship between alcohol and labour market activity in the over 50s population of the UK

George Holley-Moore, Brian Beach, Cesira Urzi Brancati

Drug/Alcohol AbuseOlder PeopleLabour MarketUnemploymentWell BeingHealth


Social and political attitudes of people on low incomes

Allison Dunatchik, Malen Davies, Julia Griggs, Fatima Hussain, Curtis Jessop

PoliticsPublic OpinionSocial ExclusionPovertySocial CapitalSocial AttitudesSocial Psychology


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


Variations in cognitive abilities across the life course: cross-sectional evidence from Understanding Society: the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Elise Whitley, Ian J. Deary, Stuart J. Ritchie, G. David Batty, Meena Kumari

Older PeoplePsychologyWell BeingHealthLife Course Analysis


Parents' health and children's help

John Ermisch

DisabilityOlder PeopleSocial NetworksHouseholdsHealthCaregiving


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


Later life in the United Kingdom: October 2016

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Older PeopleStatistical AnalysisWell BeingSocial CapitalCaregiving


The dynamic effects of retirement on well-being

Dusanee Kesavayuth, Robert E. Rosenman, Vasileios Zikos

Older PeoplePsychologyTime UseLabour MarketIncome DynamicsWell BeingHealth


The Welsh Single-Use Carrier Bag Charge and behavioural spillover

Gregory Owen Thomas, Wouter Poortinga, Elena Sautkina

Environmental SociologyArea EffectsPsychologyEconomicsSocial AttitudesSocial Behaviour


In or out? Poverty dynamics among older individuals in the UK

Ricky Kanabar

Older PeopleHouseholdsPovertyWelfare BenefitsIncome Dynamics


Walking the tightrope: the challenges of combining work and care in later life

Kate Jopling

Older PeopleLabour MarketPublic PolicyCaregiving


Ethnic inequalities in limiting health and self-reported health in later life revisited

Maria Evandrou, Jane Falkingham, Zhixin Feng, Athina Vlachantoni

Social GroupsOlder PeopleEthnic GroupsHealth


Working longer? How being employed/self-employed in later life in the UK relates to health and increasing gender and income inequalities

Sara Arber, Robert Meadows

Older PeopleLabour MarketIncome DynamicsWages And EarningsHealth


Age and socio-economic inequalities in access to learning and training in later life in the UK

Martin Hyde, Chris Phillipson

Older PeopleTraining: Labour MarketEducationSocial Stratification


Retirement and cognitive abilities

Alberto Tumino

Older PeoplePensionsPsychologyWell BeingHealth


Comparing the employment of older workers in UK and Germany

David Wright

Older PeopleLabour Market


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

Heather Brown, Olga Biosca

PsychologyEducationSavings And AssetsHealthBiology


Measuring later life social exclusion in Understanding Society

Catherine A. MacLeod, Andy Ross, Gillian Windle, Gopalakrishnan Netuveli, Amanda Sacker

Older PeopleSocial Exclusion


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


Do the companionship and community networks of older LGBT adults compensate for weaker kinship networks?

Marcus Green

Social GroupsOlder PeopleSocial NetworksSocial Behaviour