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Is social media use associated with children's well-being? Results from the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Liz Twigg, Craig Duncan, Scott Weich

Information And Communication TechnologiesSocial GroupsArea EffectsPsychologyTime UseGeographyYoung PeopleChild DevelopmentWell BeingHealthSocial BehaviourSocial Psychology


The impact of a personalised blood pressure warning on health outcomes and behaviours

Sonia Bhalotra, Adeline Delavande, Paul Fisher, Jonathan James

Survey MethodologyHealthBiology


Ex ante inequality of opportunity in health, decomposition and distributional analysis of biomarkers

Apostolos Davillas, Andrew M. Jones

EconomicsHealthBiology


Mental health and ethnic density among adolescents in England: a cross-sectional study

Jeun Jun, Stephen Jivraj, Keishia Taylor

Area EffectsGeographyDemographyYoung PeoplePovertyEthnic GroupsWell BeingHealthSocial Psychology


Systematic underestimation of the epigenetic clock and age acceleration in older subjects

Louis Y. El Khoury, Tyler Gorrie-Stone, Melissa Smart, Amanda Hughes, Yanchun Bao

Older PeopleLife Course AnalysisBiologyGenetics


Enhancing data around early life in Understanding Society: scientific opportunities and considerations

Michaela Benzeval

Young PeopleChild DevelopmentHouseholdsChildbearing: FertilitySurvey MethodologyResearchLife Course AnalysisSurveysBiology


Phenome-wide association analysis of LDL-cholesterol lowering genetic variants in PCSK9

Amand F. Schmidt, Michael V. Holmes, David Preiss, Daniel I. Swerdlow, Ghazaleh Fatemifar

HealthBiologyGenetics


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

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

MedicineHealthBiology


State of the nation 2019: children and young people’s wellbeing. Research report

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PsychologyYoung PeopleChild DevelopmentWell BeingHealth


P06 Genetics of juvenile idiopathic arthritis: the identification of a novel risk locus and clinical subgroup analysis -conference paper abstract-

John Bowes, Annie Yarwood, Samantha Smith, Damian Tarasek, Wendy Thomson

MedicineHealthBiologyGenetics


Associations of autozygosity with a broad range of human phenotypes

David W. Clark, Yukinori Okada, Kristjan H.S. Moore, Dan Mason, Nicola Pirastu

Childbearing: FertilityBiologyGenetics


Unemployment, employment precarity, and inflammation

Rachel C. Sumner, Rachel Bennett, Ann-Marie Creaven, Stephen Gallagher

Labour MarketUnemploymentHealthBiology


The implementation of fieldwork design initiatives to improve survey quality

Hannah Carpenter, Violetta Parutis, Jonathan Burton

Information And Communication TechnologiesYoung PeopleEconomicsSurvey Methodology


A latent class approach to inequity in health using biomarker data

Vincenzo Carrieri, Apostolos Davillas, Andrew M. Jones

EconomicsHealthBiology


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

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

MedicineDemographyEthnic GroupsHealthBiologyGenetics


Biomarkers as precursors of disability

Apostolos Davillas, Stephen Pudney

DisabilityHealthLife Course AnalysisBiology


Was there a ‘Youthquake’ in the 2017 general election?

Patrick Sturgis, Will Jennings

PoliticsPublic OpinionElections. Electoral BehaviourYoung PeopleSurvey Methodology


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


The good childhood report 2019

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PsychologyYoung PeopleWell BeingHealth


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

Oluwadamilola Aguda

Area EffectsYoung PeopleHouseholdsSocial CapitalLife Course AnalysisHousing MarketSocial Behaviour


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


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


Assessing the relationships between young adults’ travel and use of the internet over time

Guoqiang Wu, Jinhyun Hong, Piyushimita Thakuriah

Environmental SociologyInformation And Communication TechnologiesPsychologyYoung PeopleSocial AttitudesTravelSocial Behaviour