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The Big-Five personality factors, mental health, and social-demographic indicators as independent predictors of gratification delay

Adrian Furnham, Helen Cheng

PsychologyDemographyWell BeingHealthSocial Stratification


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


The transferability of lipid loci across African, Asian and European cohorts

Karoline Kuchenbaecker, Nikita Telkar, Theresa Reiker, Robin G. Walters, Kuang Lin

MedicineDemographyEthnic GroupsHealthBiologyGenetics


Does immigrant generation matter? Re-examining the ethnic density effects on mental health of ethnic minorities in Britain

Yudong Yan, Shuyi Wang, Wanying Zhou, Senhu Wang, Shun Gong

Area EffectsGeographyDemographyMigrationEthnic GroupsWell BeingHealth


Briefing: how many people need a social rented home?

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Area EffectsGeographyHouseholdsPovertyLiving StandardsSocial PolicyHousing Market


The association between self-rated health and underlying biomarker levels is modified by age, gender, and household income: evidence from Understanding Society – the UK Household Longitudinal Study

M. Pia Chaparro, Amanda Hughes, Meena Kumari, Michaela Benzeval

Social GroupsDemographyIncome DynamicsHealthBiology


Main and interactive effects of inflammation and perceived neighbourhood cohesion on psychological distress: results from a population-based study in the UK

Efstathios Papachristou, Eirini Flouri, Theodora Kokosi, Marta Francesconi

Area EffectsPsychologyWell BeingHealthSocial BehaviourBiology


Contributions of path-dependency and social capital drivers to housing tenure transitions in Britain

Oluwadamilola Aguda

Area EffectsYoung PeopleHouseholdsSocial CapitalLife Course AnalysisHousing MarketSocial Behaviour


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


Spatial influences on domains of life satisfaction in the UK

Chris Hand

Area EffectsPsychologyUrban SociologyGeographyRural SociologyWell BeingHealth


Post-conflict area-based regeneration policy in deprived urban neighbourhoods

Gretta Mohan, Alberto Longo, Frank Kee

Area EffectsGeographySocial ExclusionUrban EconomyReligionEconomicsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsGovernment


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


Measuring poverty 2019 - results tables: 2019 release

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DemographyHouseholdsPovertySocial Policy


The role of the physical environment in adolescent mental health

Marie A.E. Mueller, Eirini Flouri, Theodora Kokosi

Environmental SociologyArea EffectsGeographyYoung PeopleWell BeingHealth


Neighbourhood-level air pollution and greenspace and inflammation in adults

Emily Midouhas, Theodora Kokosi, Eirini Flouri

Environmental SociologyArea EffectsGeographyHealthBiology


Measuring poverty 2019: a report of the Social Metrics Commission

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DemographyHouseholdsPovertySocial Policy


The disutility of commuting? The effect of gender and local labor markets

Nikita Jacob, Luke Munford, Nigel Rice, Jennifer Roberts

Area EffectsTime UseUrban EconomyLabour MarketEconomicsWell BeingTransportCommuting


Migration versus immobility, and ties to parents

John Ermisch, Clara H. Mulder

Area EffectsGeographyDemographyMigrationHouseholdsSociologyHousing Market


Ethnicity, gender and household effects on becoming NEET: an intersectional analysis

Carolina V. Zuccotti, Jacqueline O’Reilly

DemographyYoung PeopleLabour MarketHouseholdsEthnic Groups


The health effects of Sure Start

Sarah Cattan, Gabriella Conti, Christine Farquharson, Rita Ginja

Area EffectsChild DevelopmentEconomicsPovertyPublic PolicyWell BeingHealth


An intergenerational audit for the UK

George Bangham, Laura Gardiner, Fahmida Rahman, Stephen Clarke, Lindsay Judge

DemographyHouseholdsLiving StandardsHousing Market


A new family equilibrium? Changing dynamics between the gender division of labor and fertility in Great Britain, 1991–2017

Muzhi Zhou,  Man Yee Kan

DemographySocial ChangeLabour MarketChildbearing: FertilitySociology Of Households


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


Do low-paid workers benefit from the urban escalator? Evidence from British cities

Sanne Velthuis, Paul Sissons, Nigel Berkeley

Area EffectsGeographyUrban EconomyLabour MarketEconomicsWages And Earnings


The intergenerational assimilation of completed fertility: comparing the convergence of different origin groups

Ben Wilson

DemographyMigrationChildbearing: FertilityEthnic GroupsSocietiesSocial Behaviour