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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


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


The UK citizenship process: political integration or marginalization?

David Bartram

PoliticsSocial ExclusionSocial InclusionMigrationPublic PolicyEthnic GroupsSocietiesSocial CapitalSociology


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


Exploring generational differences of British ethnic minorities in smoking behavior, frequency of alcohol consumption, and dietary style

Senhu Wang, Shuanglong Li

Drug/Alcohol AbuseMigrationEthnic GroupsHealthSocial 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


A decade of life-course research on fertility of immigrants and their descendants in Europe

Hill Kulu, Nadja Milewski, Tina Hannemann, Júlia Mikolai

MigrationChildbearing: FertilityResearchEthnic GroupsLife Course Analysis


Employment, education, and family: revealing the motives behind internal migration in Great Britain

Michael J. Thomas

GeographyMigrationHouseholds


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


Variations in migration motives over distance

Michael Thomas, Brian Gillespie, Nik Lomax

GeographyDemographyMigrationHouseholds


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


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