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Regional inequalities in adiposity in England: distributional analysis of the contribution of individual-level characteristics and the small area obesogenic environment

Apostolos Davillas, Andrew M. Jones

Area EffectsGeographyHealthSocial StratificationBiology


Inequalities in home learning and schools’ provision of distance teaching during school closure of COVID-19 lockdown in the UK

Sait Bayrakdar, Ayse Guveli

Social GroupsTime UseLone ParentsYoung PeopleEducationChild DevelopmentHouseholdsPovertyPublic PolicyEthnic GroupsHealthSocial StratificationCovid 19


Understanding the role of policy on inequalities in the intergenerational correlation in health and wages: evidence from the UK from 1991-2017

Heather Brown

PoliticsLone ParentsHouseholdsEconomicsPovertyPublic PolicyGovernmentWages And EarningsWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationSocial Mobility


Understanding Society COVID-19 Survey, Wave 1, April 2020: health and caring

Michaela Benzeval, Cara L. Booker, Meena Kumari

PsychologyDemographyPublic PolicyWell BeingHealthSocial StratificationCaregivingCovid 19


Sociodemographic disparities in non-diabetic hyperglycaemia and the transition to type 2 diabetes: evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing

G. Chatzi, T. Mason, T. Chandola, W. Whittaker, E. Howarth, S. Cotterill, R. Ravindrarajah, E. McManus, M. Sutton, P. Bower

DisabilitySocial GroupsOlder PeopleArea EffectsDemographyEthnic GroupsHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationBiology


Briefing note COVID-19 survey: health and caring

Michaela Benzeval, Cara L. Booker, Jonathan Burton, Thomas F. Crossley, Annette Jäckle, Meena Kumari, Brendan Read

PsychologyDemographyPublic PolicyWell BeingHealthSocial StratificationCaregivingCovid 19


Britons with life-threatening conditions denied care during pandemic

Michaela Benzeval, Cara L. Booker, Meena Kumari

PsychologyDemographyPublic PolicyWell BeingHealthSocial StratificationCaregivingCovid 19


The health impact of the pandemic: NHS hospital treatments for long-term health conditions fall by over 60% in April

Michaela Benzeval, Cara L. Booker, Meena Kumari

PsychologyDemographyPublic PolicyWell BeingHealthSocial StratificationCaregivingCovid 19


Black, minority Britons hit hardest by COVID job losses, researchers say

Michaela Benzeval, Jonathan Burton, Thomas F. Crossley, Paul Fisher, Annette Jäckle, Hamish Low, Brendan Read

DemographyLabour MarketUnemploymentEconomicsPovertyWelfare BenefitsSurvey MethodologyIncome DynamicsSavings And AssetsWages And EarningsHousehold EconomicsDebt: IndebtednessEthnic GroupsHealthFinanceSocial StratificationCovid 19


BAME and single-parent families worst hit financially by Covid-19

Michaela Benzeval, Jonathan Burton, Thomas F. Crossley, Paul Fisher, Annette Jäckle, Hamish Low, Brendan Read

DemographyLabour MarketUnemploymentEconomicsPovertyWelfare BenefitsSurvey MethodologyIncome DynamicsSavings And AssetsWages And EarningsHousehold EconomicsDebt: IndebtednessEthnic GroupsHealthFinanceSocial StratificationCovid 19


Coronavirus hitting BAME and single parent families worst financially

Michaela Benzeval, Jonathan Burton, Thomas F. Crossley, Paul Fisher, Annette Jäckle, Hamish Low, Brendan Read

DemographyLabour MarketUnemploymentEconomicsPovertyWelfare BenefitsSurvey MethodologyIncome DynamicsSavings And AssetsWages And EarningsHousehold EconomicsDebt: IndebtednessEthnic GroupsHealthFinanceSocial StratificationCovid 19


60% of cancer patients miss treatment during first month of the pandemic

Michaela Benzeval, Cara L. Booker, Meena Kumari

PsychologyDemographyPublic PolicyWell BeingHealthSocial StratificationCaregivingCovid 19


The COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on inequality of opportunity in psychological distress in the UK

Apostolos Davillas, Andrew M. Jones

PsychologyDemographyEconomicsPublic PolicyWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationCovid 19


Health equity in England: the Marmot review 10 years on

Michael Marmot, Jessica Allen, Tammy Boyce, Peter Goldblatt, Joana Morrison

Area EffectsGeographyEconomicsPovertyLiving StandardsPublic PolicyHealthSocial Stratification


Unravelling the ‘immigrant health paradox’: ethnic maintenance, discrimination, and health behaviours of the foreign born and their children in England

Renee Reichl Luthra, Alita Nandi, Michaela Benzeval

Drug/Alcohol AbuseSocial GroupsSocial NetworksMigrationEthnic GroupsHealthSocial BehaviourRace Relations


The idiosyncratic impact of an aggregate shock: the distributional consequences of COVID-19

Michaela Benzeval, Jonathan Burton, Thomas F. Crossley, Paul Fisher, Annette Jäckle, Hamish Low, Brendan Read

DemographyLabour MarketUnemploymentEconomicsPovertyWelfare BenefitsSurvey MethodologyIncome DynamicsSavings And AssetsWages And EarningsHousehold EconomicsDebt: IndebtednessEthnic GroupsHealthFinanceSocial StratificationCovid 19


Who is lonely in lockdown? Cross-cohort analyses of predictors of loneliness before and during the COVID-19 pandemic

Feifei Bu, Andrew Steptoe, Daisy Fancourt

PsychologyDemographyWell BeingHealthSocial StratificationCovid 19


Assortative mating and turnout: a self-reinforcing pattern of unequal voting participation

Moa Frödin Gruneau

PoliticsSocial GroupsElections. Electoral BehaviourFamily Formation And DissolutionSocial StratificationSocial BehaviourSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology


Is there a 'bar' for relationship quality? Examining the association between relationship happiness, economic conditions, and family transitions in the UK

Brienna Perelli-Harris, Niels Blom

EconomicsFamily Formation And DissolutionChildbearing: FertilityWell BeingSocial StratificationSociology Of Households


Household level health and socio-economic vulnerabilities and the COVID-19 crisis: an analysis from the UK

Júlia Mikolai, Katherine Keenan, Hill Kulu

Information And Communication TechnologiesArea EffectsGeographyDemographyHouseholdsEconomicsHealthSocial StratificationCovid 19


Occupational inequalities in volunteering participation: using detailed data on jobs to explore the influence of habits and circumstances

Paul S. Lambert, Alasdair C. Rutherford

Labour MarketSociologySocial StratificationSocial Behaviour


Health and socio-economic inequalities by sexual orientation among older women in the United Kingdom: findings from the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Laia Bécares

Drug/Alcohol AbuseSocial GroupsOlder PeoplePsychologyWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationSocial Behaviour


Patterns of social inequality in arts and cultural participation: findings from a nationally representative sample of adults living in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Hei Wan Mak, Rory Coulter, Daisy Fancourt

Social GroupsDemographyArtsSocial StratificationSocial Behaviour


Neighbourhood gentrification, displacement, and poverty dynamics in post-recession England

Mark Fransham

Social GroupsArea EffectsUrban SociologyGeographyUrban EconomyDemographyMigrationSocial ChangeEconomicsPovertyIncome DynamicsSocial StratificationHousing Market


Big Data to support sustainable urban energy planning: the EvoEnergy project

Moulay Larbi Chalal, Benachir Medjdoub, Nacer Bezai, Raid Shrahily

Environmental SociologyStatistical AnalysisGeographyScience And TechnologyTown PlanningDemographyHouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionLife Course AnalysisSurveysSocial Stratification