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An integrated approach to bias in a longitudinal survey in the United Kingdom: assessing construct, method, and item bias in the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12)

Isabel Benítez, Byron G. Adams, Jia He

PsychologyDemographyMigrationSurvey MethodologyEthnic GroupsWell BeingHealthSurveys


Validating overcrowding measures using the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Noriko Cable, Amanda Sacker

Living StandardsWell BeingHealthSurveysSocial StratificationHousing Market


What are the characteristics of respondents using different devices in mixed-device online surveys? Evidence from six UK surveys

Olga Maslovskaya, Gabriele B. Durrant, Peter W.F. Smith, Tim Hanson, Ana Villar

Information And Communication TechnologiesStatistical AnalysisDemographySurvey MethodologySurveys


Who is tech savvy? Exploring the adoption of smartphones and tablets: an empirical investigation

Emmanuel Apergis

Information And Communication TechnologiesSocial GroupsOlder PeopleSocial NetworksMediaMarketingDemographyYoung PeopleOrganizations And FirmsSocial Psychology


Understanding Society and its income data

Paul Fisher, Laura Fumagalli, Nick Buck, Silvia Avram

HouseholdsResearchIncome DynamicsSurveys


Immigrants’ relative income and life satisfaction: comparison groups from a multi-generational perspective

Jing Shen, Irena Kogan

MigrationIncome DynamicsEthnic GroupsWell BeingSociologySocial Psychology


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


Data resource profile: Cohort and Longitudinal Studies Enhancement Resources (CLOSER)

Dara O’Neill, Michaela Benzeval, Andy Boyd, Lisa Calderwood, Cyrus Cooper

DemographySocial ChangeSurvey MethodologyLife Course AnalysisSurveys


Does the religious context matter? The causal effect of religious diversity on individual life satisfaction in the UK

Jing Shen, Irena Kogan

Social GroupsArea EffectsGeographyReligionEthnic GroupsWell BeingSocial PsychologyRace Relations


Socioeconomic status and the structure of the self-concept

Matthew J. Easterbrook, Toon Kuppens, Antony S. R. Manstead

PsychologyDemographySocial StratificationSocial Psychology


The impact of bullying victimisation on mental wellbeing

Georgios Marios Chrysanthou, Chrysovalantis Vasilakis

PsychologyYoung PeopleWell BeingHealthSocial Psychology


Giving behaviours and social cohesion: how people who 'give' make better communities

Lorna Zischka

PsychologyWell BeingSocietiesSocial CapitalSocial BehaviourSocial Psychology


Economic shocks on subjective well-being: re-assessing the determinants of life-satisfaction after the 2008 financial crisis

Aurelie Charles, Dongxu Wu, Zhongmin Wu

Social GroupsPsychologyEconomicsWell BeingFinanceSocial Psychology


When will people pay to pollute? Environmental taxes, political trust and experimental evidence from Britain

Malcolm Fairbrother

PoliticsPublic OpinionPsychologyGeographySocial CapitalTaxationSurveysSocial Behaviour


Proportion of children living with at least one parent reporting emotional distress. Details, methodology and supporting information

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Lone ParentsYoung PeopleChild DevelopmentUnemploymentWell BeingHealthSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology


Data tables: children living with parents in emotional distress, 2019 update

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Statistical AnalysisLone ParentsYoung PeopleChild DevelopmentUnemploymentWell BeingHealthSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology


Statistical commentary: children living with parents in emotional distress, 2019 update

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Statistical AnalysisLone ParentsYoung PeopleChild DevelopmentUnemploymentWell BeingHealthSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology


Sexual orientation identity in relation to unhealthy body mass index: individual participant data meta-analysis of 93 429 individuals from 12 UK health surveys

J. Semlyen, T.J. Curtis, J. Varney

HealthSurveysSociology


Are doctors getting the balance right? Treatment for depression in England, 1983 to 2017

John Simister

MedicineWell BeingHealthSurveys


Who voted for Brexit? Individual and regional data combined

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

PoliticsArea EffectsPsychologyGeographyElections. Electoral BehaviourDemographyInternational Economic Relations