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The health of parents with and without intellectual impairment in the UK

E. Emerson, G. Llewellyn, C. Hatton, G. Hindmarsh, J. Robertson

DisabilityHouseholdsWell BeingHealth


Empirical analysis of the fertility outcomes of women in Britain using count data models

Shivani Taneja

DemographyMigrationChildbearing: FertilityEthnic GroupsLife Course Analysis


When quality trumps quantity: siblings and the development of peer relationships

Deniz Yucel, Douglas B. Downey

Young PeopleChild DevelopmentSocial BehaviourSocial Psychology


Do active labour market policies promote the well-being, health and social capital of the unemployed? Evidence from the UK

Daniel Sage

Training: Labour MarketLabour MarketUnemploymentPublic PolicyWell BeingSocial CapitalHealthSocial Policy


Age and income-related inequalities in C-reactive protein: evidence from Understanding Society (UKHLS)

Apostolos Davillas, Michaela Benzeval, Meena Kumari

MedicineIncome DynamicsHealthLife Course AnalysisBiology


Older owners: research on the lives, aspirations and housing outcomes of older homeowners in the UK

James Lloyd, Will Parry

DisabilityOlder PeopleArea EffectsDemographyIncome DynamicsHealthHousing MarketCaregiving


Measuring National Well-being: insights into children's mental health and well-being

Rachel Beardsmore

PsychologyYoung PeopleWell BeingHealthSocial Psychology


Educational differences in timing and quantum of childbearing in Britain: a study of cohorts born 1940−1969

Ann Berrington, Juliet Stone, Eva Beaujouan

DemographyChildbearing: FertilityHigher Education


Survey response behaviour and the dynamics of self-reported health and disability: an experimental analysis

Annette Jäckle, Stephen Pudney

DisabilitySurvey MethodologyHealth


Childlessness in the UK

Ann Berrington

DemographyChildbearing: FertilityLife Course Analysis


Marital status, relationship distress, and self-rated health: what role for 'sleep problems'?

Robert Meadows, Sara Arber

Family Formation And DissolutionWell BeingHealth


OP96 Associations between active commuting behaviours and blood biomarkers for cardiovascular disease: evidence from the UK Household Longitudinal Study -conference paper abstract-

E. Flint, S. Cummins

MedicineHealthCommutingBiology


Do siblings matter? The effect of siblings on socio-emotional development and educational aspirations among early adolescents

Deniz Yucel, Anastasia Vogt Yuan

Young PeopleEducationChild DevelopmentSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology


Income-related inequalities in adiposity in Great Britain: evidence from multiple adiposity measures

Apostolos Davillas, Michaela Benzeval

MedicineIncome DynamicsHealth


Effects of early life weather conditions on later life attitudes and outcomes

Joseph Gomes

GeographyScience And TechnologyChildbearing: FertilityLife Course Analysis


Income-related inequalities in adiposity in the United Kingdom: evidence from multiple adiposity measures

Apostolos Davillas, Michaela Benzeval

MedicineIncome DynamicsHealth


Longitudinal associations between social website use and happiness in young people

Cara L. Booker, Amanda Sacker, Yvonne Kelly

Information And Communication TechnologiesYoung PeopleWell BeingHealth


Social patterning in grip strength across the life course: a cross sectional analysis using Understanding Society

Caroline Carney

MedicineHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial Stratification


Survey design, survey response behaviour and the dynamics of self-reported health and disability

Stephen Pudney, Annette Jäckle

DisabilitySurvey MethodologyHealth


School quality and parental investments into children

Birgitta Rabe, Ellen Greaves, Imran Rasul, Iftikhar Hussain

EducationChild Development


Heritability and genetic association analysis of two cognition phenotypes in white European adults

Delilah Zabaneh

MedicineScience And TechnologyHealthBiologyGenetics


Using genome-wide data to examine the association between Body Mass Index (BMI) and sleep

Victoria Garfield

MedicineScience And TechnologyHealthBiologyGenetics


Acute health shocks and labour market exits

Francesca Zantomio, Andrew Jones, Nigel Rice

Labour MarketHealth


Unmet statin treatment needs for primary prevention of cardiovascular events among the 30-74 year olds in the UK household population – implications of the new 10% 10-year cardiovascular risk threshold for treatment eligibility

Jakob Petersen

MedicineHealth


Personality and depressive symptoms: individual participant meta-analysis of 10 cohorts

Christian Hakulinen, Marko Elovainio, Laura Pulkki-Råback, Marianna Virtanen, Mika Kivimäki

PsychologyPsychiatryWell BeingHealth