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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


Are flexible work arrangements associated with lower levels of chronic stress-related biomarkers? A study of 6025 employees in the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Tarani Chandola, Cara L. Booker, Meena Kumari, Michaela Benzeval

Sociology Of LabourLabour MarketWell BeingHealthCaregivingBiology


Grip strength modifies the association between estimated glomerular filtration rate and all-cause mortality

Per-Ola Sundin, Ruzan Udumyan, Katja Fall, Scott Montgomery

MedicineHealthBiology


The change and stability of NEO scores over six-years: a British study and a short review

Adrian Furnham, Helen Cheng

PsychologySurvey MethodologyLife Course Analysis


Informal caregiving patterns and trajectories of psychological distress in the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Rebecca E. Lacey, Anne McMunn, Elizabeth Webb

DisabilityOlder PeoplePsychologyWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisCaregiving


Neighbourhood-level air pollution and greenspace and inflammation in adults

Emily Midouhas, Theodora Kokosi, Eirini Flouri

Environmental SociologyArea EffectsGeographyHealthBiology


Mind the “happiness” gap: the relationship between cohabitation, marriage, and subjective well-being in the United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, and Norway

Brienna Perelli-Harris, Stefanie Hoherz, Trude Lappegard, Ann Evans

Family Formation And DissolutionWell BeingHealthLife Course Analysis


The acceptability of collecting samples from Understanding Society participants for microbiome analysis

Lindsay Abbassian, Paul Vousden, Alice Coulter, Shavanthi Rajatileka, Jonathan Burton

Survey MethodologyBiology


The acceptability and feasibility of asking monthly “life-event” questions in between waves of a panel study

Anna Horsley, Kelsey Beninger, Naomi Day, Gurprit Dhillon, Annette Jäckle

Survey MethodologyLife Course Analysis


Does participation in voluntary organizations protect against risky alcohol and tobacco use? Findings from the UK panel data

Maria K. Pavlova, Matthias Lühr, Maike Luhmann

Drug/Alcohol AbuseSocial NetworksSocial CapitalHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial Behaviour


The moderating effect of childhood disadvantage on the associations between smoking and occupational exposure and lung function; a cross sectional analysis of the UK Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS)

Caroline Carney, Michaela Benzeval

Drug/Alcohol AbuseHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial Stratification


Publisher Correction: Protein-altering variants associated with body mass index implicate pathways that control energy intake and expenditure in obesity

Valérie Turcot, Yingchang Lu, Heather M. Highland, Claudia Schurmann, Anne E. Justice

MedicineScience And TechnologyHealthBiologyGenetics


The income-health gradient: evidence from self-reported health and biomarkers in Understanding Society

Apostolos Davillas, Andrew M. Jones, Michaela Benzeval

MedicineEconomicsHealthBiology


Mixed marriage among immigrants and their descendants in the United Kingdom: analysis of longitudinal data with missing information

Hill Kulu, Tina Hannemann

DemographyMigrationFamily Formation And DissolutionEthnic GroupsLife Course Analysis


Trans-ethnic association study of blood pressure determinants in over 750,000 individuals

Ayush Giri, Jacklyn N. Hellwege, Jacob M. Keaton, Jihwan Park, Chengxiang Qiu

Ethnic GroupsHealthBiologyGenetics


Why do natives and non-natives have different housing outcomes? Evidence from Britain

Olayiwola Oladiran, Anupam Nanda, Stanimira Milcheva

Area EffectsDemographyMigrationPublic PolicyLife Course AnalysisHousing Market


Guidance for DNA methylation studies: statistical insights from the Illumina EPIC array

Georgina Mansell, Tyler J. Gorrie-Stone, Yanchun Bao, Meena Kumari, Leonard S. Schalkwyk

Statistical AnalysisBiologyGenetics


Assessing the robustness of sisVIVE in a Mendelian randomization study to estimate the causal effect of body mass index on income using multiple SNPs from Understanding Society

Yanchun Bao, Paul Clarke, Melissa Smart, Meena Kumari

Income DynamicsBiologyGenetics


Multi-ancestry genome-wide gene–smoking interaction study of 387,272 individuals identifies new loci associated with serum lipids

Amy R. Bentley, Yun J. Sung, Michael R. Brown, Thomas W. Winkler, Aldi T. Kraja

Drug/Alcohol AbuseDemographyHealthBiology


Universal credit and its impact on household incomes: the long and the short of it

Mike Brewer, Robert Joyce, Tom Waters, Joseph Woods

HouseholdsPovertyWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsTaxationLife Course Analysis


Early-life inequalities and biological ageing: a multisystem Biological Health Score approach in Understanding Society

Maryam Karimi, Raphaële Castagné, Cyrille Delpierre, Gaëlle Albertus, Eloïse Berger

HealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationBiology


Returns to work after retirement: a prospective study of unretirement in the United Kingdom

Loretta G. Platts, Laurie M. Corna, Diana Worts, Peggy McDonough, Debora Price

Older PeopleLabour MarketEconomicsLife Course Analysis


Assessing potential shared genetic aetiology between body mass index and sleep duration in 142,209 individuals

Victoria Garfield, Ghazaleh Fatemifar, Caroline Dale, Melissa Smart, Yanchun Bao

Science And TechnologyHealthBiologyGenetics


Housework, gender role attitudes, and couples' fertility intentions: reconsidering men's roles in gender theories of family change

Barbara S. Okun, Liat Raz-Yurovich

Social ChangeChildbearing: FertilityLife Course AnalysisSocial AttitudesSociology Of Households