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Biomarkers as precursors of disability

Apostolos Davillas, Apostolos Davillas, Stephen Pudney, Stephen Pudney

DisabilityDisabilityHealthHealthLife Course AnalysisLife Course AnalysisBiologyBiology


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


An unequal playing field: extra-curricular activities, soft skills and social mobility

Michael Donnelly, Predrag Lažetić, Andres Sandoval-Hernandez, Kalyan Kumar, Sam Whewall

PsychologyYoung PeopleEducationChild DevelopmentPovertyPublic PolicyIncome DynamicsSportArtsSocial StratificationSocial Mobility


Neighbourhood-level air pollution and greenspace and inflammation in adults

Emily Midouhas, Theodora Kokosi, Eirini Flouri

Environmental SociologyArea EffectsGeographyHealthBiology


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 health effects of Sure Start

Sarah Cattan, Gabriella Conti, Christine Farquharson, Rita Ginja

Area EffectsChild DevelopmentEconomicsPovertyPublic PolicyWell BeingHealth


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


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


Parental responses to information about school quality: evidence from linked survey and administrative data

Ellen Greaves, Iftikhar Hussain, Birgitta Rabe, Imran Rasul

EducationChild DevelopmentHouseholdsEconomicsPublic Policy


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 family background effects on education across and within societies

Michael Grätz, Kieron J. Barclay, Øyvind N. Wiborg, Torkild H. Lyngstad, Aleksi Karhula

Social GroupsEducationChild DevelopmentHouseholdsSocietiesSocial Mobility


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


The educational aspirations and psychological well-being of adopted young people in the UK

Andrew Brown, Cerith S. Waters, Katherine H. Shelton

PsychologyYoung PeopleEducationChild DevelopmentLabour MarketWell BeingLife Course AnalysisSociology Of Households


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


The evolutionary dynamics and fitness landscape of clonal haematopoiesis

Caroline J. Watson, Alana Papula, Yeuk P.G. Poon, Wing H. Wong, Andrew L. Young

Older PeopleHealthLife Course AnalysisBiologyGenetics