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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


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


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

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

MedicineHealthBiology


Neighbourhood-level air pollution and greenspace and inflammation in adults

Emily Midouhas, Theodora Kokosi, Eirini Flouri

Environmental SociologyArea EffectsGeographyHealthBiology


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

Jing Shen, Irena Kogan

MigrationIncome DynamicsEthnic GroupsWell BeingSociologySocial Psychology


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

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

Survey MethodologyBiology


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Genetic landscape of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease identifies heterogeneous cell-type and phenotype associations

Phuwanat Sakornsakolpat, Dmitry Prokopenko, Maxime Lamontagne, Nicola F. Reeve, Anna L. Guyatt

Drug/Alcohol AbuseHealthBiologyGenetics