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DNA methylation signature of passive smoke exposure is less pronounced than active smoking: the Understanding Society study

Paige M. Hulls, Frank de Vocht, Yanchun Bao, Caroline L. Relton, Richard M. Martin, Rebecca C. Richmond

Drug/Alcohol AbuseHouseholdsHealthBiologyGenetics


The status stratification of radical right support: reconsidering the occupational profile of UKIP’s electorate

Leonardo Carella, Robert Ford

PoliticsSocial GroupsSocial StructureElections. Electoral BehaviourLabour MarketSocial Stratification


Understanding Society at 10 years

Lucinda Platt, Gundi Knies, Renee Reichl Luthra, Alita Nandi, Michaela Benzeval

Social GroupsArea EffectsGeographyInterdisciplinarity: Social SciencesSurvey MethodologyResearchHealthLife Course AnalysisSurveysSociologyBiologyGeneticsCovid 19


Using biomarkers to predict healthcare costs: evidence from a UK household panel

Apostolos Davillas, Stephen Pudney

EconomicsHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationBiology


Who is lonely in lockdown? Cross-cohort analyses of predictors of loneliness before and during the COVID-19 pandemic

Feifei Bu, Andrew Steptoe, Daisy Fancourt

PsychologyDemographyWell BeingHealthSocial StratificationCovid 19


Sociodemographic inequality in exposure to COVID-19-induced economic hardship in the United Kingdom

Dirk Witteveen

DemographyLabour MarketEconomicsPublic PolicyIncome DynamicsWages And EarningsHealthSocial StratificationCovid 19


Social class inequalities in educational attainment: measuring social class using capitals, assets and resources

Roxanne Connelly, Vernon Gayle, Chris Playford

Social NetworksYoung PeopleEducationLabour MarketSavings And AssetsSocial CapitalArtsSociologySocial Stratification


GCSE results: the hidden but enduring effects of parental social class

Sarah Stopforth, Vernon Gayle, Ellen Boeren

Social GroupsSocial SciencesYoung PeopleEducationResearchSociologySocial Stratification


The relationship between stress, ageing and asthma

Luke Evan Barry, Ciaran O’Neill, Liam G. Heaney

MedicineHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationBiology


Regional inequalities in adiposity in England: distributional analysis of the contribution of individual-level characteristics and the small area obesogenic environment

Apostolos Davillas, Andrew M. Jones

Area EffectsGeographyHealthSocial StratificationBiology


Does arts and cultural engagement vary geographically? Evidence from the UK household longitudinal study

H.W. Mak, R. Coulter, D. Fancourt

Area EffectsGeographyPovertyWell BeingHealthArtsSocial StratificationSocial Behaviour


Stress-related ageing linked to asthma, Queen's University research finds

Luke Evan Barry, Ciaran O’Neill, Liam G. Heaney

MedicineHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationBiology


Association between asthma, corticosteroids and allostatic load biomarkers: a cross-sectional study

Luke Evan Barry, Ciaran O’Neill, Liam G. Heaney

MedicineHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationBiology


Mapping intersectional inequalities in biomarkers of healthy ageing and chronic disease in older English adults

Daniel Holman, Sarah Salway, Andrew Bell

Older PeopleDemographyHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationBiology


To leave or not to leave? Understanding the support for the United Kingdom membership in the European Union: identity, attitudes towards the political system and socio-economic status

Nicola Pensiero

PoliticsPublic OpinionPsychologyElections. Electoral BehaviourEconomicsGovernmentSocial AttitudesSocial StratificationInternational Economic Relations


Closure of schools during the COVID-19 lockdown could increase inequalities in primary and secondary education

Nic Pensiero, Tony Kelly, Christian Bokhove

Information And Communication TechnologiesTime UseYoung PeopleEducationChild DevelopmentHouseholdsPublic PolicyHealthSocial StratificationCovid 19


Learning inequalities during the Covid-19 pandemic: how families cope with home-schooling

Nic Pensiero, Tony Kelly, Christian Bokhove

Information And Communication TechnologiesTime UseYoung PeopleEducationChild DevelopmentHouseholdsPublic PolicyHealthSocial StratificationCovid 19


Parental social class and school GCSE outcomes: two decades of evidence from UK household panel surveys

Sarah Stopforth, Vernon Gayle, Ellen Boeren

Social GroupsSocial SciencesYoung PeopleEducationResearchSociologySocial Stratification


Intersecting household level health and socio-economic vulnerabilities and the COVID-19 crisis: an analysis from the UK

Júlia Mikolai, Katherine Keenan, Hill Kulu

Information And Communication TechnologiesArea EffectsGeographyDemographyHouseholdsEconomicsHealthSocial StratificationCovid 19


Inequalities in home learning and schools’ provision of distance teaching during school closure of COVID-19 lockdown in the UK

Sait Bayrakdar, Ayse Guveli

Social GroupsTime UseLone ParentsYoung PeopleEducationChild DevelopmentHouseholdsPovertyPublic PolicyEthnic GroupsHealthSocial StratificationCovid 19


Understanding the role of policy on inequalities in the intergenerational correlation in health and wages: evidence from the UK from 1991-2017

Heather Brown

PoliticsLone ParentsHouseholdsEconomicsPovertyPublic PolicyGovernmentWages And EarningsWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationSocial Mobility


Understanding Society COVID-19 Survey, Wave 1, April 2020: health and caring

Michaela Benzeval, Cara L. Booker, Meena Kumari

PsychologyDemographyPublic PolicyWell BeingHealthSocial StratificationCaregivingCovid 19


Sociodemographic disparities in non-diabetic hyperglycaemia and the transition to type 2 diabetes: evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing

G. Chatzi, T. Mason, T. Chandola, W. Whittaker, E. Howarth, S. Cotterill, R. Ravindrarajah, E. McManus, M. Sutton, P. Bower

DisabilitySocial GroupsOlder PeopleArea EffectsDemographyEthnic GroupsHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationBiology


Briefing note COVID-19 survey: health and caring

Michaela Benzeval, Cara L. Booker, Jonathan Burton, Thomas F. Crossley, Annette Jäckle, Meena Kumari, Brendan Read

PsychologyDemographyPublic PolicyWell BeingHealthSocial StratificationCaregivingCovid 19


Britons with life-threatening conditions denied care during pandemic

Michaela Benzeval, Cara L. Booker, Meena Kumari

PsychologyDemographyPublic PolicyWell BeingHealthSocial StratificationCaregivingCovid 19