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Expectations for family transitions in young adulthood among the UK second generation

Ann Berrington

DemographyMigrationYoung PeopleHouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionEthnic Groups


Patterns of social inequality in arts and cultural participation: findings from a nationally representative sample of adults living in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Hei Wan Mak, Rory Coulter, Daisy Fancourt

Social GroupsDemographyArtsSocial StratificationSocial Behaviour


Neighbourhood gentrification, displacement, and poverty dynamics in post-recession England

Mark Fransham

Social GroupsArea EffectsUrban SociologyGeographyUrban EconomyDemographyMigrationSocial ChangeEconomicsPovertyIncome DynamicsSocial StratificationHousing Market


Big Data to support sustainable urban energy planning: the EvoEnergy project

Moulay Larbi Chalal, Benachir Medjdoub, Nacer Bezai, Raid Shrahily

Environmental SociologyStatistical AnalysisGeographyScience And TechnologyTown PlanningDemographyHouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionLife Course AnalysisSurveysSocial Stratification


Unresolved public policy challenges

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DemographySocial ChangeHouseholdsPublic PolicySocieties


Socioeconomic patterning of vaping by smoking status among UK adults and youth

Michael J. Green, Linsay Gray, Helen Sweeting, Michaela Benzeval

Drug/Alcohol AbuseScience And TechnologyDemographyHealthSocial Stratification


Educational differentials in key domains of physical activity by ethnicity, age and sex: a cross-sectional study of over 40 000 participants in the UK household longitudinal study (2013–2015)

Meg E. Fluharty, Snehal M. Pinto Pereira, Michaela Benzeval, Mark Hamer, Barbara Jefferis

DemographyEducationHealthSportCommutingTravel


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


Contribution of the rise in cohabiting parenthood to family instability: cohort change in Italy, Great Britain, and Scandinavia

Elizabeth Thomson, Maria Winkler-Dworak, Éva Beaujouan

DemographySocial ChangeFamily Formation And DissolutionChildbearing: FertilityMicrosimulationLife Course Analysis


Birth cohorts in Understanding Society: a description

Alina Pelikh

DemographySocial ChangeSurvey MethodologyResearchLife Course AnalysisSurveys


The Big-Five personality factors, mental health, and social-demographic indicators as independent predictors of gratification delay

Adrian Furnham, Helen Cheng

PsychologyDemographyWell BeingHealthSocial Stratification


An integrated approach to bias in a longitudinal survey in the United Kingdom: assessing construct, method, and item bias in the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12)

Isabel Benítez, Byron G. Adams, Jia He

PsychologyDemographyMigrationSurvey MethodologyEthnic GroupsWell BeingHealthSurveys


Employment pathways and occupational change after childbirth: infographics

Susan Harkness, Magda Borkowska, Alina Pelikh

DemographyLabour MarketHouseholdsChildbearing: FertilityWages And EarningsLife Course Analysis


Employment pathways and occupational change after childbirth

Susan Harkness, Magda Borkowska, Alina Pelikh

DemographyLabour MarketHouseholdsChildbearing: FertilityWages And EarningsLife Course Analysis


Understanding how immigrant fertility differentials vary over the reproductive life course

Ben Wilson

DemographyMigrationChildbearing: FertilityEthnic GroupsLife Course Analysis


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

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

MedicineDemographyEthnic GroupsHealthBiologyGenetics


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


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


What are the characteristics of respondents using different devices in mixed-device online surveys? Evidence from six UK surveys

Olga Maslovskaya, Gabriele B. Durrant, Peter W.F. Smith, Tim Hanson, Ana Villar

Information And Communication TechnologiesStatistical AnalysisDemographySurvey MethodologySurveys


Access to transport and life opportunities

Kiron Chatterjee, Ben Clark, Anysia Nguyen, Robert Wishart, Kathryn Gallop

Area EffectsGeographySocial ExclusionSocial InclusionDemographyLabour MarketIncome DynamicsWell BeingTransportTravel


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


Measuring poverty 2019 - results tables: 2019 release

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DemographyHouseholdsPovertySocial Policy


Measuring poverty 2019: a report of the Social Metrics Commission

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DemographyHouseholdsPovertySocial Policy


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


Migration versus immobility, and ties to parents

John Ermisch, Clara H. Mulder

Area EffectsGeographyDemographyMigrationHouseholdsSociologyHousing Market