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2017

Green MJ, Espie CA, Popham F, Robertson T, Benzeval M. Insomnia Symptoms as a Cause of Type 2 Diabetes Incidence: a 20 year Cohort Study. BMC Psychiatry 2017;17:94

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2016

Whitley E, Benzeval M, Popham F. Associations of successful aging with socioeconomic position across the life-course: The West of Scotland Twenty-07 Prospective Cohort Study. Journal of Aging and Health 2016;[epub ahead of print]

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Whitley E, Popham F, Benzeval M. Comparison of the Rowe-Kahn model of successful aging with self-rated health and life satisfaction: The West of Scotland Twenty-07 Prospective Cohort Study. The Gerontologist 2016;56:1082-1092

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2015

Gale CR, Batty GD, Cooper SA, Deary IJ, Der G, McEwen BS, Cavanagh J. Reaction time in adolescence, cumulative allostatic load and symptoms of anxiety and depression in adulthood: the West of Scotland Twenty-07 Study. Psychosomatic Medicine 2015;77:493-505

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Phillips AC, Carroll D, Der G. Negative life events and symptoms of depression and anxiety: stress causation and/or stress generation. Anxiety Stress and Coping 2015;28:357-71

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Phillips AC, Carroll D, Drayson MT, Der G. Salivary Immunoglobulin A secretion rate is negatively associated with cancer mortality: the West of Scotland Twenty-07 Study. PLoS One 2015;10:e0145083

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Robertson T, Benzeval M, Whitley E, Popham F. The role of material, psychosocial and behavioral factors in mediating the association between socioeconomic position and allostatic load. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity 2015;45:41-9

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2014

Dodds R, Syddall H, Cooper R, Benzeval M, Deary I, Dennison E, Der G, Gale C, Inskip H, Jagger C, Kirkwood T, Lawlor D, Robinson S, Starr J, Steptoe A, Tilling K, Kuh D, Cooper C, Sayer AA. Grip strength across the life course: normative data from twelve British studies. PLoS One 2014;9:e11363

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Gardner M, Bann D, Wiley L, Cooper R, Hardy R, Nitsch D, Martin-Ruiz C, Shiels P, Sayer AA, Barbieri M, Bekaert S, Bischoff C, Brooks-Wilson A, Chen W, Cooper C, Christensen K, Meyer TD, Deary I, Der G, Roux AD, Fitzpatrick A, Hajat A, Halaschek-Wiener J, Harris S, Hunt SC, Jagger C, Jeon HS, Kaplan R, Kimura M, Lansdorp P, Li C, Maeda T, Mangino M, Nawrot TS, Nilsson P, Nordfjall K, Paolisso G, Ren F, Riabowol K, Robertson T, Roos G, Staessen JA, Spector T, Tang N, Unryn B, Harst PVD, Woo J, Xing C, Yadegarfar ME, Park JY, Young N, Kuh D, Zglinicki TV, Ben-Shlomo Y. Gender and telomere length: systematic review and meta-analysis. Experimental Gerontology 2014;51:15–27

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Green MJ, Espie CA, Benzeval M. Social class and gender patterning of insomnia symptoms and psychiatric distress: a 20-year prospective cohort study. BMC Psychiatry 2014;14:152

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Klabbers G, Bosma H, Kempen GI, Benzeval M, Van den Akker M, van Eijk JT. Do psychosocial profiles predict self-rated health, morbidity and mortality in late middle-aged and older people?. Journal of Behavioral Medicine 2014;37:357–368

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Robertson T, Benzeval M. Do mismatches between pre- and post-natal environments influence adult physiological functioning?. PLoS One 2014;9:e86953

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Robertson T, Popham F, Benzeval M. Socioeconomic position across the lifecourse and allostatic load: data from the West of Scotland Twenty-07 cohort study. BMC Public Health 2014;14:184

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Shaw RJ, Green MJ, Popham F, Benzeval M. Differences in adiposity trajectories by birth cohort and childhood social class: evidence from cohorts born in the 1930s, 1950s and 1970s in the West of Scotland. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 2014;68:550–556

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Whitley E, Batty DG, Hunt K, Popham F, Benzeval M. The role of health behaviours across the life course in the socioeconomic patterning of all-cause mortality: the West of Scotland Twenty-07 prospective cohort study. Annals of Behavioral Medicine 2014;47:148-157

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2013

Benzeval M, Green MJ, Macintyre S. Does perceived physical attractiveness in adolescence predict better socioeconomic position in adulthood? Evidence from 20 years of follow up in a population cohort study. PLoS One 2013;8:e3975

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Carroll D, Phillips AC, Der G, Hunt K, Bibbey A, Benzeval M, Ginty A. Low forced expiratory volume is associated with blunted cardiac reactions to acute psychological stress in a community sample of middle-aged men and women. International Journal of Psychophysiology 2013;90:17–20

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Green MJ, Benzeval M. The development of socioeconomic inequalities in anxiety and depression symptoms over the lifecourse. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 2013;48:1951-1961

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Green MJ, Leyland AH, Sweeting H, Benzeval M. Socioeconomic position and adolescent trajectories in smoking, drinking and psychiatric distress. Journal of Adolescent Health 2013;53:202-08

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Hannah MK, Batty GD, Benzeval M. Common mental disorders and mortality in the West of Scotland Twenty-07 Study: comparing the General Health Questionnaire and the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 2013;67:558-563

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Phillips AC, Robertson T, Carroll D, Der G, Shiels PG, McGlynn L, Benzeval M. Do symptoms of depression predict telomere length? Evidence from the West of Scotland Twenty-07 Study. Psychosomatic Medicine 2013;75:288-296

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Skivington K. Incapacity benefit, employment transitions and health: evidence from longitudinal data and a qualitative study [PhD], MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow 2013.

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2012

Batty GD, Bhaskar A, Emslie C, Benzeval M, Der G, Lewar H, Hunt K. Association of life course socioeconomic disadvantage with future problem drinking and heavy drinking: gender differentials in the West of Scotland. International Journal of Public Health 2012;57:119-26

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Brown D, Benzeval M, Gayle V, Macintyre S, O'Reilly D, Leyland AH. Childhood residential mobility and health in late adolescence and adulthood: findings from the West of Scotland Twenty-07 Study. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 2012;66:942-950

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Carroll D, Ginty A, Der G, Hunt K, Benzeval M, Phillips AC. Increased blood pressure reactions to acute mental stress are associated with 16-year cardiovascular disease mortality. Psychophysiology 2012;49:1444–1448

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Der G, Batty GD, Benzeval M, Deary IJ, Green MJ, McGlynn L, McIntyre A, Robertson T, Shiels PG. Is telomere length a biomarker for aging: cross-sectional evidence from the West of Scotland?. PLoS One 2012;7:e45166

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Ellaway A, Benzeval M, Green M, Leyland AH, Macintyre S. 'Getting sicker quicker': does living in a more deprived neighbourhood mean your health deteriorates faster?. Health & Place 2012;18:132-7

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Gray CM, Hunt K, Lorimer K, Anderson AS, Benzeval M, Wyke S. Words and context matter [rapid response letter]. BMJ 2012;344

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Green MJ, Espie CA, Hunt K, Benzeval M. The longitudinal course of insomnia symptoms: inequalities by gender and occupational class among two different age cohorts followed for 20 years in the West of Scotland. Sleep 2012;35:815-23

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Popham F, Skivington K, Benzeval M. Why do those out of work because of sickness or disability have a high mortality risk? Evidence from a Scottish cohort. European Journal of Public Health 2012;23:629-635

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Robertson T, Batty GD, Der G, Green MJ, McGlynn LM, McIntyre A, Shiels PG, Benzeval M. Is telomere length socially patterned? Evidence from the West of Scotland Twenty-07 Study. PLoS One 2012;7:e41805

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Townsend A. Applying Bourdieu’s theory to accounts of living with multimorbidity. Chronic Illness 2012;8:89-101

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Whitley E, Deary IJ, Der G, Batty GD, Benzeval M. Paternal age in relation to offspring intelligence in the West of Scotland Twenty-07 prospective cohort study. PLoS One 2012;7:e52112

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2011

Benzeval M, Green MJ, Leyland AH. Do social inequalities in health widen or converge with age? Longitudinal evidence from three cohorts in the West of Scotland. BMC Public Health 2011;11:947

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Carroll D, Phillips AC, Der G, Hunt K, Benzeval M. Blood pressure reactions to acute mental stress and future blood pressure status: data from the 12-year follow-up in the West of Scotland Study. Psychosomatic Medicine 2011;73:737-42

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Fuller N, Green MJ, Benzeval M. The West of Scotland Twenty-07 Study: health in the community - the use of bioimpedance analysis for the measurement of body composition in Wave 5. MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit Working Paper no. 28, Glasgow, 2011


Ginty A T, Phillips AC, Der G, Deary IJ, Carroll D. Cognitive ability and simple reaction time predict cardiac reactivity in the West of Scotland Twenty-07 Study. Psychophysiology 2011;48:1022-7

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Ginty A T, Phillips AC, Der G, Deary IJ, Carroll D. Heart rate reactivity is associated with future cognitive ability and cognitive change in a large community sample. International Journal of Psychophysiology 2011;82:167-74

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Gray C M, Hunt K, Lorimer K, Anderson AS, Benzeval M, Wyke S. Words matter: a qualitative investigation of which weight status terms are acceptable and motivate weight loss when used by health professionals. BMC Public Health 2011;11:513

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Green MJ, Benzeval M. Aging, social class and common mental disorders: Longitudinal evidence from three cohorts in the West of Scotland. Psychological Medicine 2011;41:565-74

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Lorimer K, Gray CM, Hunt K, Wyke S, Anderson A, Benzeval M. Response to written feedback of clinical data within a longitudinal study: a qualitative study exploring the ethical implications. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2011;11:10

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Maxwell F, McGlynn LM, Muir HC, Talwar D, Benzeval M, Robertson T, Roxburgh CS, McMillan DC, Horgan PG, Shiels PG. Telomere attrition and decreased Fetuin A levels indicate accelerated biological ageing and are implicated in the pathogenesis of colorectal cancer. Clinical Cancer Research 2011;17:5573-81

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Phillips A C. Correlates of blunted physiological reactions to acute psychological stress: low reactivity is not necessarily good for you. Japanese Psychological Research 2011;53:177-92


Phillips AC, Der G, Shipton D, Benzeval M. Prospective associations between cardiovascular reactions to acute psychological stress and change in physical disability in a large community sample. International Journal of Psychophysiology 2011;81:332-7

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Phillips C, Hunt K, Der G, Carroll D. Blunted cardiac reactions to acute psychological stress predict symptoms of depression five years later: evidence from a large community study. Psychophysiology 2011;48:142-8

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Seaman S, Benzeval M. The West of Scotland Twenty-07 Study: health in the community - inverse probability weights for Wave 5. MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit Working Paper no. 27, Glasgow, 2011


Shareck M, Ellaway A. Neighbourhood crime and smoking: the role of objective and perceived crime measures. BMC Public Health 2011;11:930

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Sweeting H, Jackson C, Haw S. Changes in the socio-demographic patterning of late adolescent health risk behaviours during the 1990s: analysis of two West of Scotland cohort studies. BMC Public Health 2011;11:829

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Wills A K, Lawlor DA, Matthews F, Aihie Sayer A, Bakra E, Ben Shlomo Y, Benzeval M, Brunner E, Cooper R, Kivimäki M, Kuh D, Muniz-Terrera G, Hardy R. Lifecourse trajectories of systolic blood pressure using longitudinal data from UK cohorts. PLoS Medicine 2011;8:e1000440

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2010

Batty GD, Der G, Benzeval M, Deary IJ. Does IQ predict cardiovascular disease mortality as strongly as other risk factors? Comparison of effect estimates using the Twenty-07 prospective cohort study. European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation 2010;17:24-7

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Hunt K, Adamson J, Ebrahim S, Mutrie N. Exercise and the onset of disability in later life. Journal of Aging and Health 2010;22:734-47

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Lorimer K, Green M, Shipton D, Benzeval M. The West of Scotland Twenty-07 Study: health in the community - wave 5 fieldwork report, 2007/8. MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit Working Paper no. 26, Glasgow, 2010


Phillips AC, Der G, Carroll D. Self-reported health, self-reported fitness and all-cause mortality: prospective cohort study. British Journal of Health Psychology 2010;15:337-46

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Sweeting H, West P, Young R, Der G. Can we explain increases in young people's psychological distress over time?. Social Science & Medicine 2010;71:1819-30

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Watts L. 'I am just glad I can you know, and while I can I won't just sit in the house, I'll get out and about and do something' older adults' understandings and experiences of physical activity [MSc], MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow 2010.


Wilson K, Eyles J, Ellaway A, Macintyre S, Macdonald L. Health status and health behaviours in neighbourhoods: a comparison of Glasgow, Scotland and Hamilton, Canada. Health & Place 2010;16:331-8

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2009

Benzeval M, Der G, Ellaway A, Hunt K, Sweeting H, West P, Macintyre S. Cohort profile: West of Scotland 20-07 study - health in the community. International Journal of Epidemiology 2009;38:1215-1223

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Ellaway A, Macintyre S. Are perceived neighbourhood problems associated with the likelihood of smoking?. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 2009;63:78-80

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Emslie C, Hunt K. 'Live to work' or 'work to live'? A qualitative study of gender and work-life balance among men and women in mid-life. Gender, Work and Organization 2009;16:151-172

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Emslie C, Lewars H, Batty GD, Hunt K. Are there gender differences in levels of heavy, binge and problem drinking? Evidence from three generations in the West of Scotland. Public Health 2009;123:12-14

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Phillips AC, Der G, Hunt K, Carroll D. Haemodynamic reactions to acute psychological stress and smoking status in a large community sample. International Journal of Psychophysiology 2009;73:273-8

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Phillips AC, Der Geoff, Mutrie N, Carroll D. Self-reported health and cardiovascular reactions to psychological stress in a large community sample: Cross-sectional and prospective association. Psychophysiology 2009;46:1020-7

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Phillips AC, Gallagher S, Hunt K, Der G, Carroll D. Symptoms of depression in non-routine caregivers: the role of caregiver strain and burden . British Journal of Clinical Psychology 2009;48:335-46

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Sweeting H, Young R, West P. GHQ increases among Scottish 15 year olds 1987-2006. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 2009;44:579-86

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2008

Batty GD, Lewars H, Emslie C, Benzeval M, Hunt K. Problem drinking and exceeding guidelines for 'sensible' alcohol consumption in Scottish men: associations with life course socioeconomic disadvantage in a population-based cohort study. BMC Public Health 2008;8:302

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Carroll D, Phillips AC, Der G. Body mass index, abdominal adiposity, obesity, and cardiovascular reactions to psychological stress in a large community sample. Psychosomatic Medicine 2008;70:653-60

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Ebrahimi-Mameghani M, Scott JA, Der G, Lean MEJ, Burns CM. Changes in weight and waist circumference over 9 years in a Scottish population. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2008;62:1208-1214

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Emslie C, Hunt K. The weaker sex? Exploring lay understandings of gender differences in life expectancy: a qualitative study. Social Science & Medicine 2008;67:808-16

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Gallagher S, Phillips AC, Evans P, Der G, Hunt K, Carroll D. Caregiving is associated with low secretion rates of immunoglobulin A in saliva. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity 2008;22:565-572

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Phillips AC, Der G, Carroll D. Stressful life-events exposure is associated with 17-year mortality, but it is health-related events that prove predictive. British Journal of Health Psychology 2008;13:647-57

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Sweeting H, West P, Young R. Obesity among Scottish 15 year olds 1987-2006: prevalence and associations with socio-economic status, well-being and worries about weight. BMC Public Health 2008;8:404

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Townsend A, Wyke S, Hunt K. Frequent consulting and multiple morbidity: a qualitative comparison of 'high' and 'low' consulters of general practitioners. Family Practice 2008;25:168-175

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2007

Benzeval M, Green M, Ferrell C, Macdonald L, Wilson R, Der G, Ellaway A, Hunt K, Sweeting H, West P, Macintyre S. The West of Scotland Twenty-07 Study: health in the community - wave 5 fieldwork protocol. MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit Working Paper no. 20, Glasgow, 2007


Benzeval M, Wilson R. The West of Scotland Twenty-07 Study: health in the community - scientific justification for collection of biomarkers in Wave 5. MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit Working Paper no. 21, Glasgow, 2007


Carroll D, Phillips AC, Hunt K, Der G. Symptoms of depression and cardiovascular reactions to acute psychological stress: evidence from a population study. Biological Psychology 2007;75:68-74

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Clay Stuart. Methodology for ArcGIS use in the Twenty-07 project. MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit Working Paper no. 16, Glasgow, 2007


Ellaway A, Macintyre S. Is social participation associated with cardiovascular disease risk factors?. Social Science & Medicine 2007;64:1384-1391

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Hunt K, Lewars H, Emslie C, Batty GD. Decreased risk of death from coronary heart disease amongst men with higher 'femininity' scores: a general population cohort study. International Journal of Epidemiology 2007;36:612-620

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Mutrie N, Hannah MK. The importance of both setting and intensity of physical activity in relation to non-clinical anxiety and depression. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education 2007;45:24-32


2006

Adamson J, Ebrahim S, Dieppe P, Hunt K. Prevalence and risk factors for joint pain among men and women in the West of Scotland Twenty-07 study. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2006;65:520-524

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Adamson J, Ebrahim S, Hunt K. The psychosocial versus material hypothesis to explain observed inequality in disability among older adults: data from the West of Scotland Twenty-07 study. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 2006;60:974-980

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Batty GD, Der G, Macintyre S, Deary IJ. Does IQ explain socioeconomic inequalities in health? Evidence from a population-based cohort study in the West of Scotland. BMJ 2006;332:580-584

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Carroll D, Smith DG, Phillips AC, Ring C, West P. Birth-weight, adult blood pressure and blood pressure reactions to acute psychological stress. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 2006;60:144-145

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Ellaway A, Macintyre S. Contrasts in public transport [gallery]. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 2006;60ID - 1661:344


Elliott A M, Hannaford P C, Smith B H, Wyke S, Hunt K. Symptom experience and subsequent mortality: results from the West of Scotland Twenty-07 study. BMC Health Services Research 2006;6:158-167

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Macintyre S, McKay L, Ellaway A. Lay concepts of the relative importance of different influences on health: are there major socio-demographic variations?. Health Education Research 2006;21:731-9

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Phillips AC, Carroll D, Evans P, Bosch J A, Clow A, Hucklebridge F, Der G. Stressful life events are associated with low secretion rates of immunoglobulin A in saliva in the middle aged and elderly. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity 2006;20:191-197

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Phillips AC, Carroll D, Hunt K, Der G. The effects of the spontaneous presence of a spouse/partner and others on cardiovascular reactions to an acute psychological challenge. Psychophysiology 2006;43:633-40

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Townsend A, Wyke S, Hunt K. Self-managing and managing self: practical and moral dilemmas in accounts of living with chronic illness. Chronic Illness 2006;2:185-194

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Tunstall H, Benzeval M, Der G. Weights for the West of Scotland Twenty-07 Study: Health in the Community – notes for users. MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit Working Paper no. 22, Glasgow, 2006


2005

Berger U, Der G, Mutrie N, Hannah MK. The impact of retirement on physical activity. Ageing and Society 2005;25:181-195


Carroll D, Phillips AC, Ring C, Der G, Hunt K. Life events and haemodynamic stress reactivity in the middle-aged and elderly. Psychophysiology 2005;42:269-276

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Ellaway A. Changes in diet and food access, 1992-2002: a review of existing findings within West of Scotland Twenty-07 Study. Edinburgh, 2005


Macintyre S, Der G, Norrie J. Are there socioeconomic differences in responses to a commonly used self report measure of chronic illness?. International Journal of Epidemiology 2005;34:1284-1290

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Macintyre S, McKay L, Ellaway A. Are rich people or poor people more likely to be ill? Lay perceptions, by social class and neighbourhood, of inequalities in health. Social Science & Medicine 2005;60:313-317

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Macintyre S, McKay L, Ellaway A. Who is more likely to experience common disorders: men, women, or both equally? Lay perceptions in the West of Scotland. International Journal of Epidemiology 2005;34:461-466

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Phillips AC, Carroll D, Ring C, Sweeting H, West P. Life events and acute cardiovascular reactions to mental stress: A cohort study. Psychosomatic Medicine 2005;67:384-392

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Sweeting H, West P. Substance use between the ages of 15 and 30: data on smoking, drinking and drugs from the youth cohort of the West of Scotland Twenty-07 study. Glasgow, 2005


2004

Ebrahimi-Mameghani M. A longitudinal study of eating behaviour and weight change in West of Scotland adults in association with socio-demographic and lifestyle factors [PhD], Department of Human Nutrition 2004.


Ellaway A, Macintyre S. 5-a-day may be harder to achieve in more deprived areas [gallery]. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 2004;58ID - 2150:592


Ellaway A, Macintyre S. Schools in socially contrasting neighbourhoods [gallery]. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 2004;58ID - 2151:1027


Hunt K, Hannah MK, West P. Contextualizing smoking: masculinity, femininity and class differences in smoking in men and women from three generations in the West of Scotland. Health Education Research 2004;19:239-249.

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Kirk A, Ellaway A, Mutrie N, Macintyre S. Play for health: a pilot study investigating the distribution and features of publicly provided outdoor play areas in Glasgow. MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit Working Paper no. 12, Glasgow, 2004


Mutrie N, Hannah MK. Some work hard while others play hard: the achievement of current recommendations for physical activity levels at work, at home, and in leisure time in the West of Scotland. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education 2004;42:109-117


2003

Adamson J, Hunt K, Ebrahim S. Association of measures of morbidity and locomotor disability: diagnosis alone is not enough. Social Science & Medicine 2003;57:1355-1360

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Adamson J, Hunt K, Ebrahim S. Socio-economic position, occupational exposures, and gender: the relationship with locomotor disability in early old age. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 2003;57:453-455

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Carroll D, Ring C, Hunt K, Ford G, Macintyre S. Blood pressure reactions to stress and the prediction of future blood pressure: effects of sex, age, and socioeconomic position. Psychosomatic Medicine 2003;65

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Ellaway A, Macintyre S, McKay L. The historical specificity of early life car ownership as an indicator of socioeconomic position. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 2003;57:277-278

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Ellaway A, Macintyre S. Play areas for children [gallery]. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 2003;57ID - 2311:313


Furlong A, Cartmel F, Biggart A, West P, Sweeting H. Youth transitions: patterns of vulnerability and processes of social inclusion. Edinburgh, 2003


Townsend A, Hunt K, Wyke S. Managing multiple morbidity in mid-life: a qualitative study of attitudes to drug use. BMJ 2003;327:837-840

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Wyke S, Hunt K, Walker J, Wilson P. Frequent attendance, socio-economic status and burden of ill health: an investigation in the West of Scotland. European Journal of General Practice 2003;9:48-55

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2001

Ellaway A, Macintyre S, Kearns A. Perceptions of place and health in socially contrasting neighbourhoods. Urban Studies 2001;38:2299-2316


Ellaway A, Macintyre S. Women in their place: gender and perceptions of neighbourhoods and health in the West of Scotland. In: Dyck I, Davis Lewis N, McLafferty S, editors Geographies of women's health. London: Routledge, 2001:265-281.


Flint J. The West of Scotland Twenty-07 Study: health in the community - the two study localities in 1997. MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit Working Paper no. 7, Glasgow, 2001


Gemmell I. Indoor heating, house conditions, and health. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 2001;55:928-929

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Hunt K, Ford G, Mutrie N. Is sport for all? Exercise and physical activity patterns in early and late middle age in the West of Scotland. Health Education 2001;101:151-158


2000

Carroll D, Harrison L, Johnston D, Ford G, Hunt K, West P. Cardiovascular reactions to psychological distress: the influence of demographic variables. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 2000;54:876-877

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Ellaway A, Macintyre S. Shopping for food in socially contrasting localities. British Food Journal 2000;102:52-59

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Evans P, Der G, Ford G, Hucklebridge F, Hunt K, Lambert S. Social class, sex, and age differences in mucosal immunity in a large community sample. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity 2000;14:41-48

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Hannah MK, Mutrie N. Physical activity in the third wave of the Twenty-07 Study. MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit Working Paper no. 5, Glasgow, 2000


Hunt K, Davison C, Emslie C, Ford G. Are perceptions of a family history of heart disease related to health-related attitudes and behaviours?. Health Education Research 2000;15:131-143

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Macintyre S, Ellaway A. Ecological approaches: the rediscovery of the role of the physical and social environment. In: Berkman L, Kawachi I, editors Social epidemiology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000:332-348.


Macintyre S, Ellaway A. Neighbourhood cohesion and health in socially contrasting neighbourhoods: implications for the social exclusion and public health agendas. Health Bulletin 2000;60:450-456

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1999

Abbotts J, Williams R, Ford G, Hunt K, West P. Morbidity and Irish Catholic descent in Britain: relating health disadvantage to behaviour. Ethnicity & Health 1999;4:221-230

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Der G, Macintyre S, Ford G, Hunt K, West P. The relationship of household income to a range of health measures in three age cohorts from the West of Scotland. European Journal of Public Health 1999;9:271-277

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Ellaway A, Wood S, Macintyre S. Someone to talk to? The role of loneliness as a factor in the frequency of GP consultations. British Journal of General Practice 1999;49:363-367

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Hunt K, Ford G, Harkins L, Wyke S. Are women more ready to consult than men? Gender differences in general practitioner consultation for common chronic conditions. Journal of Health Services Research & Policy 1999;4:96-100

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Macintyre S, Ellaway A. Local opportunity structures, social capital and social inequalities in health: what can central and local government do?. Health Promotion Journal of Australia 1999;9:165-170


Macintyre S, Ford G, Hunt K. Do women 'over- report' morbidity? Men's and women's responses to structured prompting on a standard question on long standing illness. Social Science & Medicine 1999;48:89-98

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West P, Sweeting H, Ecob R. Family and friends' influences on the uptake of regular smoking from mid-adolescence to early adulthood. Addiction 1999;94:1397-1412

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Wight D, West P. Poor recall, misunderstandings and embarrassment: interpreting discrepancies in young men's reported heterosexual behaviour. Culture, Health & Sexuality 1999;1:55-78

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Wight D. Cultural factors in young heterosexual men's perception of HIV risk. Sociology of Health & Illness 1999;21:735-58


1998

Annandale E, Hunt K. Accounts of disagreements with doctors. Social Science & Medicine 1998;46:119-129

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Der G. A comparison of the West of Scotland Twenty-07 study sample and the 1991 census SARs. Glasgow, 1998


Dunbar M, Ford G, Hunt K. Why is the receipt of social support associated with increased psychological distress? An examination of three hypotheses. Psychology & Health 1998;13:527-44


Ellaway A, Macintyre S. Does housing tenure predict health in the UK because it exposes people to different levels of housing related hazards in the home or its surroundings?. Health & Place 1998;4:141-150

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Graham H, Hunt K. Socioeconomic influences on women's smoking status in adulthood: insights from the West of Scotland Twenty-07 study. Health Bulletin 1998;56:51-58


Hunt K, Emslie C. Men's work, women's work? Occupational sex ratios and health. In: Orth-Gomer Kristina, Chesney Margaret, Wenger Nanette, editors Women, stress and heart disease. Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1998:87-107.


Macintyre S, Ellaway A, Der G, Ford G, Hunt K. Do housing tenure and car access predict health because they are simply markers of income or self esteem? A Scottish study. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 1998;52:657-664

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Macintyre S, Ellaway A. Social and local variations in the use of urban neighbourhoods: a case study in Glasgow. Health & Place 1998;4:91-94

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Sweeting H, Lever A, Macintyre S. Correlates of blood pressure at age 18 in a cohort of Scottish adolescents. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 1998;52:133-4

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Sweeting H, West P, Richards M. Teenage family life, lifestyles, and life chances: associations with family structure, conflict with parents and joint family activity. International Journal of Law, Policy & the Family 1998;12:15-46


Williams R, Wright W, Hunt K. Social class and health: the puzzling counter-example of British South Asians. Social Science & Medicine 1998;47:1277-1288

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Wyke S, Hunt K, Ford G. Gender differences in consulting a general practitioner for common symptoms of minor illness. Social Science & Medicine 1998;46:901-906

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1997

Abbotts J E, Williams RGA, Ford G, Hunt K, West P. Morbidity and Irish Catholic descent in Britain: an ethnic and religious minority 150 years on. Social Science & Medicine 1997;45:3-14

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Ellaway A, Anderson AS, Macintyre S. Does area of residence affect body size and shape?. International Journal of Obesity 1997;21:304-308

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Macintyre S, Hunt K. Socio-economic position, gender and health: how do they interact?. Journal of Health Psychology 1997;2:315-334

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West P, Sweeting H. 'Lost souls' and 'rebels': a challenge to the assumption that low self-esteem and unhealthy lifestyles are related. Health Education 1997;5:161-167


Williams RGA, Eley S, Hunt K, Bhatt S. Has psychological distress among British Asians been underestimated? A comparison of three measures in the West of Scotland population. Ethnicity & Health 1997;2:21-29

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Williams RGA, Hunt K. Psychological distress among British South Asians: the contribution of stressful situations and subcultural differences in the West of Scotland Twenty-07 Study. Psychological Medicine 1997;27:1173-1181

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1996

Ellaway A, Macintyre S. Does where you live predict health-related behaviours? A case study in Glasgow. Health Bulletin 1996;54:443-446

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Hunt K, Sweeting H. Gender role orientation and age: a comparison of the BEM sex role inventory in three cohorts. Glasgow, 1996


Macintyre S, Hunt K, Sweeting H. Gender differences in health: are things really as simple as they seem?. Social Science & Medicine 1996;42:617-624

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Mullen K, Williams RGA, Hunt K. Irish descent, religion and alcohol and tobacco use. Addiction 1996;91:243-254

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West P, Sweeting H. Health inequalities: what's going on in youth?. Health Education 1996;5:14-20


West P, Sweeting H. Nae job, nae future: young people and health in a context of unemployment. Health & Social Care in the Community 1996;4:50-62


Wight D. Beyond the predatory male: the diversity of young Glaswegian men's discourses to describe heterosexual relationships. In: Adkins L, Merchant V, editors Sexualising the social: power and the organisation of sexuality. London: MacMillan, 1996.


1995

Sooman A, Macintyre S. Health and perceptions of the local environment in socially contrasting neighbourhoods in Glasgow. Health & Place 1995:15-26

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Sweeting H, West P. Family life and health in adolescence: a role for culture in the health inequalities debate?. Social Science & Medicine 1995;40:163-175

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1994

Anderson AS, Hunt K, Ford G, Finnigan F. One apple a day? Fruit and vegetable intake in the West of Scotland. Health Education Research 1994;9:297-305


Anderson AS, Macintyre S, West P. Dietary patterns among adolescents in the West of Scotland. British Journal of Nutrition 1994;71:111-22

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Ford G, Ecob R, Hunt K, Macintyre S, West P. Patterns of class inequality in health through the lifespan: class gradients at 15, 35 and 55 years in the West of Scotland. Social Science & Medicine 1994;39:1037-1050

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Forsyth A, Macintyre S, Anderson A. Diets for disease? Intraurban variation in reported food consumption in Glasgow. Appetite 1994;22:259-74


Macintyre S. Socioeconomic variations in Scotland's health: a review. Health Bulletin 1994;52:456-471


Sweeting H, Anderson AS, West P. Socio-demographic correlates of dietary habits in mid to late adolescence. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 1994;48:736-748

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Sweeting H, West P. The patterning of life events in mid to late adolescence: markers for the future?. Journal of Adolescence 1994;17:283-304


West P, Ford G, Hunt K, Macintyre S, Ecob R. How sick is the West of Scotland? Age-specific comparisons with national datasets on a range of health measures. Scottish Medical Journal 1994;39:101-109

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Wight D. Assimilating 'safer sex': young heterosexual men's understanding of 'safer sex'. In: Aggleton P, Davies P, Hart G J, editors AIDS: foundations for the future. London: Falmer Press, 1994:97-109.


Williams RGA, Bhopal R, Hunt K. Coronary risk in a British Punjabi population: comparative profile of non-biochemical factors. International Journal of Epidemiology 1994;23:28-37

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1993

Anderson AS, Macintyre S, West . Adolescent meal patterns: grazing habits in the West of Scotland. Health Bulletin 1993;51:158-65

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Ecob R, Macintyre S, West P. Reporting by parents of longstanding illness in their adolescent children. Social Science & Medicine 1993;36:1017-1022

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Hunt K, Annandale E. Just the job? Is the relationship between health and domestic and paid work gender-specific?. Sociology of Health & Illness 1993;15:632-664

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Macintyre S, MacIver S, Sooman A. Area, class and health: should we be focusing on places or people?. Journal of Social Policy 1993;22:213-234

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Macintyre S, West P. 'What does the phrase 'safer sex' mean to you' Understanding among Glaswegian 18 year olds in 1990. AIDS 1993;7:121-125

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Sooman A, Macintyre S, Anderson AS. Scotland's Health: a more difficult challenge for some? The price and availability of healthy foods in socially contrasting localities in the West of Scotland. Health Bulletin 1993;51:276-284


West P, Wight D, Macintyre S. Heterosexual behaviour of 18-year olds in the Glasgow area. Journal of Adolescence 1993;16:367-396

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Wight D. Constraints or cognition? Young men and safer heterosexual sex. In: Aggleton P, Davies P, Hart G J, editors AIDS: the second decade. London: Falmer Press, 1993:41-60.


Williams RGA, Bhopal R, Hunt K. Health of a Punjabi ethnic minority in Glasgow: a comparison with the general population. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 1993;47:96-102

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1992

Anderson AS, Hunt K. Who are the 'healthy' eaters? Eating patterns and health promotion in the West of Scotland. Health Education Journal 1992;51:3-10


Sooman A, Taggart J. West of Scotland: price and availability of a selection of 'healthy' and 'unhealthy' food items in two localities in Glasgow City. Glasgow, 1992


1991

Green G, Macintyre S, West P, Ecob R. Like parent like child? Associations between drinking and smoking behaviour of parents and their children. British Journal of Addiction 1991;86:745-58

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Macintyre S, Watt G, West P, Ecob R. Correlates of blood pressure in 15 year olds in the West of Scotland. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 1991;45:143-147

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Macintyre S, West P. Lack of class variation in health in adolescence: an artefact of an occupational measure of social class. Social Science & Medicine 1991;32:395-402

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Macintyre S, West P. Social, developmental and health correlates of 'attractiveness' in adolescence. Sociology of Health & Illness 1991;13:149-167

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West P. Rethinking the health selection explanation for health inequalities. Social Science & Medicine 1991;32:373-384

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1990

Annandale E, Hunt K. Masculinity, femininity and sex: an exploration of their relative contribution to explaining gender differences in health. Sociology of Health & Illness 1990;12:24-46

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Green G, Macintyre S, West P, Ecob R. Do children of lone parents smoke more because their mothers do?. British Journal of Addiction 1990;85:1497-1500

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Hunt K, Annandale E. Predicting contraceptive method usage among women in the West of Scotland. Journal of Biosocial Science 1990;22:405-421

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Hunt K. The first pill-taking generation: past and present use of contraception amongst a cohort of women born in the early 1950s. British Journal of Family Planning 1990;16:3-15


West P, Macintyre S, Annandale E, Hunt K. Social class and health in youth: findings from the West of Scotland Twenty-07 Study. Social Science & Medicine 1990;30:665-673

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1989

Macintyre S, Annandale E, Ecob R, Ford G, Hunt K, Jamieson B, MacIver S, West P, Wyke S. The West of Scotland Twenty-07 Study: health in the community. In: Martin CJ, McQueen DV, editors Readings for a new public health. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1989:56-74.


1988

Macintyre S. A review of the social patterning and significance of measures of height, weight, blood pressure and respiratory function. Social Science & Medicine 1988;27:327-337

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1986

Macintyre S. The patterning of health by social position in contemporary Britain: directions for sociological research. Social Science & Medicine 1986;23:393-415

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