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These are our 100 latest publications:
Bonner R, Bountziouka V, Stocks J, Harding S, Wade A, Griffiths C, Sears D, Fothergill H, Slevin H, Lum S. Accessibility of birth data via primary care health records in multi-ethnic primary school-children: an observational study primary care respiratory medicine. Primary Care Respiratory Medicine [in press]
Christian B, Young D, Gibbs L, de Silva A, Gold L, Riggs E, Calache H, Tadic M, Hall M, Moore L, Waters E. Exploring child dental service use among migrant families in Metropolitan Melbourne. Australian Dental Journal [in press]
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. PlosOne [in press]
Ferguson TS, Younger-Coleman NO, Tulloch-Reid MK, Knight-Madden JM, Bennett NR, Samms-Vaughan M, Ashley D, Mccaw-Binns A, Molaodi OR, Cruickshank JK, Harding S, Wilks RJ. Early life predictors of blood pressure in Afro-Caribbean young adults: the Jamaica 1986 Birth Cohort study. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology [in press]
Galdas PM, Darwin Z, Kidd L, Blickem C, McPherson K, Hunt K, Bower P, Gilbody S, Richardson G. How accessible and acceptable are self-management support interventions for men with long term conditions? A systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative studies. BMC Public Health [in press]
Gaye A, Marcon Y, Isaeva J, LaFlamme P, Turner A, Jones EM, Minion J, Boyd AW, Newby CJ, Nuotio ML, Wilson OB, Murtagh B, Demir I, Doiron D, Giepmans L, Wallace SE, Budin-Ljøsne I, Schmidt CO, Boffetta P, Boniol M, Bota M, Carter KW, deKlerk N, Dibben C, Francis RW, Hiekkalinna T, Hveem K, Kvaløy K, Millar S, Perry IJ, Peters A, Phillips CM, Popham F, et al . DataSHIELD: taking the analysis to the data, not the data to the analysis. International Journal of Epidemiology [in press]
Harding S, Read U, Molaodi O, Cassidy A, Ferrell C. Determinants of Adolescent Social well-being and Health (DASH) cohort: now in their 20s. Open Health Data [in press]
Hunt K, Wyke S, Gray C, Bunn C, Singh B. Football Fans in Training: a weight management and healthy living programme for men delivered via Scotland’s premier football clubs. In: Conrad D, White A, editors Sports-based health interventions: case studies from around the world. New York: Springer, [in press].
Katikireddi SV, Egan M, Petticrew M. How do systematic reviews incorporate risk of bias assessments into the synthesis of evidence? a methodological study. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health [in press]
Katikireddi SV, Hilton S. How did policy actors use mass media to influence the Scottish alcohol minimum unit pricing debate? Comparative analysis of newspapers, evidence submissions and interviews. Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy [in press]
Kearns A, Whitely E, Tannahill C, Ellaway A. Dimensions of loneliness and its associations with wellbeing among residents of deprived areas. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology [in press]
Kearns A, Whitley E, Tannahill C, Ellaway A. Lonesome town? Is loneliness associated with the residential environment, including housing, neighbourhood and community factors?. Journal of Community Psychology [in press]
Lum S, Bountziouka V, Harding S, Wade A, Lee S, Bonner R, Stocks J. Assessing pubertal status in multi-ethnic primary school children. Acta Pædiatrica [in press]
MacLean A, Harden J. Reflections on researching with children using ‘family group interviews’ as part of a qualitative longitudinal study. International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies [special issue] [in press]
Moore G, Audrey S, Barker M, Bond L, Bonell C, Hardeman W, Moore L, O’Cathain A, Tinati T, Wight D, Baird J. Process evaluation of complex interventions: a summary of Medical Research Council guidance. In: Richards D, Hallberg IR, editors Complex interventions in health: an overview of research methods. Abingdon: Routledge, [in press].
Read UM. ‘Doctor sickness’ or ‘pastor sickness’? Contested domains of healing power in the treatment of mental illness in Kintampo, Ghana. In: Basu H, Littlewood R, Steinforth, editors Religion, spirituality, and psychiatry: negotiating healthy minds - unsettling clinical practices. New York: [in press].
Read UM. Madness and miracles: hoping for healing in rural Ghana. In: Littlewood R, Napier D, editors Cosmos, Gods and Madmen in the Anthropology of Medicine. Walnut Creek: Left Coast Press, [in press].
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 [in press]
Simpson SA, McNamara R, Shaw C, Kelson M, Moriarty Y, Randell E, Cohen D, Alam MF, Copeland L, Duncan D, Espinasse A, Gillespie D, Hill A, Owen-Jones E, Tapper K, Townson J, Williams S, Hood K. A feasibility randomised controlled trial of a motivational interviewing based intervention for weight loss maintenance in adults. Health Technology Assessment [in press]
Siu GE, Wight D, Seeley JA. ‘Dented’ and ‘resuscitated’ masculinities: how HIV diagnosis and/or enrolment on antiretroviral treatment affect masculine identities in rural eastern Uganda. SAHARA-J: Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS [in press]
Smith KE, Fooks G, Gilmore AB, Collin J, Weishaar H. Corporate coalitions and policymaking in the European Union: How and why British American Tobacco promoted ‘Better Regulation’. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law [in press]
Thomson H, Thomson S. Developing empirically supported theories of change for housing investment and health. Social Science & Medicine [in press]
Trevisan F. Contentious disability politics on the world stage: protest at the London 2012 Paralympics. In: Jackson D, Hodges C, Molesworth M, Scullion R, editors Reframing disability? Media, (dis)empowerment and voice in the 2012 Paralympics. London: Routledge, [in press].
Wamoyi J, Wight D, Remes P. The structural influence of family and parenting on young people’s sexual and reproductive health in rural Northern Tanzania. Culture, Health and Sexuality [in press]
Weishaar H. The tobacco epidemic and the commercial sector: tobacco industry strategies to increase profits and prevent regulation. In: Loddenkemper R, Kreuter M, editors The tobacco epidemic. Basel: Karger, [in press].
Wyke S, Hunt K, Gray C, Fenwick E, Bunn C, Donnan P, Rauchhaus P, Mutrie N, Anderson A, Boyer N, Brady A, Grieve E, White A, Ferrell C, Hindle E, Treweek S. Football Fans in Training (FFIT): a randomized controlled trial of a gender-sensitive weight loss and healthy living programme delivered to men aged 35-65 by Scottish Premier League (SPL) football clubs. Public Health Research [in press]
Young I, Flowers P, McDaid L. Key factors in the acceptability of Treatment as Prevention (TasP) in Scotland: a qualitative study with communities affected by HIV. BMJ Sexually Transmitted Infections [in press]
Beaton M, Craig P, Katikireddi SV, Jepson R, Williams A. Evaluability assessment of Free School Meals for all children in P1 to P3. NHS Health Scotland, Edinburgh, 2014open access
Benzeval M, Bond L, Campbell M, Egan M, Lorenc T, Petticrew M, Popham F. How does money influence health?. Joseph Rowntree Foundation, York, 2014open access
Bonell C, Humphrey N, Fletcher A, Moore L, Anderson R. Why schools should promote students’ health and wellbeing [editorial]. BMJ 2014;348:g3078open access
Boydell N, Fergie GM, McDaid L, Hilton S. Avoiding pitfalls and realising opportunities: reflecting on issues of sampling and recruitment for online focus groups. International Journal of Qualitative Methods 2014;13:206-223open access
Brown D, Allik M, Dundas R, Leyland AH. Carstairs Scores for Scottish postcode sectors, datazones and output areas from the 2011 Census. Glasgow, 2014open access
Brueton V, Stevenson F, Vale CL, Stenning SP, Tierney JF, Harding S, Nazareth I, Meredith S, Rait G. Use of strategies to improve retention in primary care randomised trials: a qualitative study with in-depth interviews. BMJ Open 2014;4:e003835open access
Brueton VC, Tierney JF, Stenning S, Meredith S, Harding S, Nazareth I, Rait G. Strategies to improve retention in randomised trials: a Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open 2014;4:e003821open access
Buston K, Parkes A, Wight D. High and low contraceptive use amongst male young offenders: a qualitative interview study. Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care 2014;40:248–253open access
Campbell M, Egan M, Lorenc T, Bond L, Popham F, Fenton C, Benzeval M. Considering methodological options for reviews of theory: illustrated by a review of theories linking income and health. BMC Systematic Reviews 2014;3:114open access
Clark J, Kearns A, Ellaway A. GoWell East study of physical activity in secondary school pupils in Glasgow baseline survey: headline indicators report for S1 pupils, 2013. Glasgow, 2014open access
Cleland CL, Hunter RF, Tully MA, Scott D, Kee F, Donnelly M, Prior L, Cupples ME. Identifying solutions to increase participation in physical activity interventions within a socio-economically disadvantaged community: a qualitative study. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2014;11:68open access
Clemens T, Popham F, Boyle P. What is the effect of unemployment on all-cause mortality? A cohort study using propensity score matching. European Journal of Public Health 2014;[epub ahead of print]
Cooper MJF. Migrants’ health beliefs and their impact on general practice encounters: an in-depth interview study of French- and Swahili-speaking Africans and general practitioners working with migrant patients [PhD], MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow 2014.
Curl A, Kearns A., Tannahill C, Egan M, Ellaway A. Physical and mental health outcomes following housing improvements: evidence from the GoWell study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2014;[epub ahead of print]open access
Dawes H, Collett J, Debono K, Quinn L, Jones K, Kelson MJ, Simpson SA, Playle R, Backx K, Wasley D, Nemeth AH, Rosser A, Izardi H, Busse M. Exercise testing and training in people with Huntington’s disease. Clinical Rehabilitation 2014
Der G, Everitt BS. A handbook of statistical graphics using SAS ODS. Chapman and Hall/CRC, 2014.
Donaldson C, Roy M, Hill-O'Connor C, Biosca O, Baker R, Kay A, Gillespie M, Godwin J, Morgan A, Skelton D, Stewart J, Anderson I, Docherty C, Fulford H, Munoz S, Teasdale S, Thomson H. Global issues, local solutions: rethinking wealth and health through the lens of social enteprise. Yunus Centre for Social Business & Health, Glasgow Caledonian University HEWPS Number: 201402, Glasgow, 2014open access
Dundas R, Leyland AH, Macintyre S. Early-life school, neighborhood, and family influences on adult health: a multilevel cross-classified analysis of the Aberdeen children of the 1950s study. American Journal of Epidemiology 2014;180:197-207open access
Dundas R, Leyland AH, Macintyre S. Multilevel analysis of individual heterogeneity: a fundamental critique of the current probabilistic risk factor epidemiology [response to invited commentary]. American Journal of Epidemiology 2014;180:208-12open access
Dundas R, Ouédraogo S, Bond L, Briggs AH, Chalmers J, Gray R, Wood R, Leyland AH. Evaluation of Health in Pregnancy grants in Scotland: a protocol for a natural experiment. BMJ Open 2014;4:e006547open access
Eberth B, Olajide D, Craig P, Ludbrook A. Smoking-related disease risk, area deprivation and health behaviours. Journal of Public Health 2014;36:72-80open access
Ellaway A. The impact of the local social and physical local environment on wellbeing. In: Burton E, Cooper R, editors Wellbeing and the environment Vol 2. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2014.
Estrade M, Dick S, Crawford F, Jepson R, Ellaway A, McNeill G. A qualitative study of independent fast food vendors near secondary schools in disadvantaged Scottish neighbourhoods. BMC Public Health 2014;14:793open access
Farmer J, Nimegeer A. Community participation to design rural primary healthcare services. BMC Health Services Research 2014;14:130
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;51:15–27open access
Gibbs L, Waters E, de Silva A, Riggs E, Moore L, Armit C, Johnson B. An exploratory trial implementing a community-based child oral health promotion intervention for Australian families from refugee and migrant backgrounds: a protocol paper for Teeth Tales. BMJ open 2014;4:e004260open access
Gorman DR, Katikireddi SV, Morris C, Chalmers JWT, Sim J, Szamotulska K, Mierzejewska E, Hughes RG. Ethnic variation in maternity care: a comparison of Polish and Scottish women delivering in Scotland 2004-2009. Public Health 2014;128:262–267pubmed
Gorman E, Leyland AH, McCartney G, White IR, Katikireddi SV, Rutherford L, Graham L, Gray L. Assessing the representativeness of population-sampled health surveys through linkage to administrative data on alcohol-related outcomes. American Journal of Epidemiology 2014;180 :941-948open access
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;14:152open access
Green MJ, Leyland AH, Sweeting H, Benzeval M. Socioeconomic position and early adolescent smoking development: evidence from the British Youth Panel Survey (1994-2008). Tobacco Control 2014;[epub ahead of print]open access
Green MJ. Latent class analysis was accurate but sensitive in data simulations. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 2014;67:1157–1162open access
Hanewinkel R, Sargent JD, Hunt K, Sweeting S, Engels RCME, Scholte RHJ, Mathis F, Florek E, Morgenstern M. Portrayal of alcohol consumption in movies and drinking initiation in low-risk adolescents. Pediatrics 2014;133:1-10open access
Hartley J, Wight D, Hunt K. Presuming the influence of the media: teenagers’ constructions of gender identity through sexual/romantic relationships and alcohol consumption. Sociology of Health & Illness 2014;36:772-86open access
Hilton S, Wood K, Bain J, Patterson C, Duffy S, Semple S. Newsprint coverage of smoking in cars carrying children: a case study of public and scientific opinion driving the policy debate. BMC Public Health 2014;14:1116open access
Hilton S, Wood K, Patterson C, Katikireddi SV. Implications for alcohol minimum unit pricing advocacy: what can we learn for public health from UK newsprint coverage of key claim-makers in the policy debate?. Social Science & Medicine 2014;102:157–164open access
Hotchkiss JW, Davies CA, Dundas R, Hawkins N, Jhund PS, Scholes S, Bajekal M, O’Flaherty M, Critchley J, Leyland AH, Capewell S. Explaining trends in Scottish coronary heart disease mortality between 2000 and 2010: socioeconomic analysis using the IMPACTSEC model. The BMJ 2014;348:g1088open access
Hunt K, Gray CM, Maclean A, Smillie S, Bunn C, Wyke S. Do weight management programmes delivered at professional football clubs attract and engage high risk men? A mixed-methods study. BMC Public Health 2014;14:50open access
Hunt K, Sweeting H. You have been QUALIFIED for a smokeless e-cig starter kit [gallery]. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2014;68:786open access
Hunt K, Wyke S, Gray CM, Anderson AS, Brady A, Bunn C, Donnan PT, Fenwick E, Grieve E, Leishman J, Miller E, Mutrie N, Rauchhaus P, White A, Treweek S. A gender-sensitised weight loss and healthy living programme for overweight and obese men delivered by Scottish Premier League football clubs (FFIT): a pragmatic randomised controlled trial. The Lancet 2014;383:1211-21open access
Jani BD, Cavanagh J, Barry S, Der G, Sattar N, Mair FS. Revisiting the J shaped curve, exploring the association between cardiovascular risk factors and concurrent depressive symptoms in patients with cardiometabolic disease: Findings from a large cross-sectional study. BMC Cardiovascular Medicine 2014;14:139open access
Jewell K, Avery A, Barber J, Simpson S. The healthy eating and lifestyle in pregnancy (HELP) feasibility study. British Journal of Midwifery 2014;22:727-736
John E, Cassidy DM, Playle R, Jewell K, Cohen D, Duncan D, Newcombe RG, Busse M, Owen-Jones E, Williams N, Longo M, Avery A, Simpson SA. Healthy eating and lifestyle in pregnancy (HELP): a protocol for a cluster randomised trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a weight management intervention in pregnancy. BMC Public Health 2014;14
Jones R, Heim D, Hunter S, Ellaway A. The relative influence of neighbourhood incivilities, cognitive social capital, club membership and individual characteristics on positive mental health. Health & Place 2014;28:187-193open access
Katikireddi SV, Bond L, Hilton S. Changing policy framing as a deliberate strategy for public health advocacy: a qualitative policy case study of minimum unit pricing of alcohol. Milbank Quarterly 2014;92:250-83open access
Katikireddi SV, Bond L, Hilton S. Perspectives on econometric modelling to inform policy: a UK qualitative case study of minimum unit pricing of alcohol. European Journal of Public Health 2014;24:490-495open access
Katikireddi SV, Hilton S, Bonell C, Bond L. Understanding the development of Minimum Unit Pricing of alcohol in Scotland: a qualitative study of the policy process. PLoS One 2014;9:e91185open access
Katikireddi SV, McKee M, Craig P, Stuckler D. The NHS reforms in England: four challenges to evaluating success and failure. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 2014;107:387-392
Katikireddi SV, Smith KE. Minimum unit pricing of alcohol in Scotland. In: Hill M, editor Studying public policy: an international approach. Bristol: Policy Press, 2014.
Katikireddi SV, Valles Sean A. Coupled ethical–epistemic analysis of public health research and practice: categorizing variables to improve population health and equity. American Journal of Public Health 2014:e1-e7open access
Kearns A, Bailey N, Gannon M, Livingston M, Leyland AH. 'All in it together?' Social cohesion in a divided society: attitudes to income inequality and redistribution in a residential context. Journal of Social Policy 2014;43:453-477open access
Kearns A, Whitley E, Tannahill C, Ellaway A. Loneliness, social relations and health and wellbeing in deprived communities. Psychology, Health & Medicine 2014;[epub ahead of print]
Keown LJ, Palmer M. Comparisons between paternal and maternal involvement: early to middle childhood. Early Child Development and Care 2014;184:99-117open access
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;37:357–368pubmed open access
Knussen C, Flowers P, McDaid L. Factors associated with recency of HIV testing amongst men residing in Scotland who have sex with men. AIDS Care 2014;26:297-303pubmed
Lawson K, Mason H, McIntosh E, Donaldson C. Priority setting in public health. In: Culyer T, editor Encyclopedia of Health Economics. Elsevier, 2014:155-162.
Lees R, Selvarajah J, Fenton C, Pendlebury ST, Langhorne P, Stott DJ, Quinn TJ. Test accuracy of cognitive screening tests for diagnosis of dementia and multidomain cognitive impairment in stroke. Stroke 2014;45:3008-18
Levin K, Nicholls N, Macdonald S, Dundas R, Douglas GV. Geographic and socioeconomic variations in adolescent toothbrushing: a multilevel cross-sectional study of 15 year olds in Scotland. Journal of Public Health 2014;[epub ahead of print]
Levin KA, Dundas R, Miller M, McCartney G. Socioeconomic and geographic inequalities in adolescent smoking: a multilevel cross-sectional study of 15 year olds in Scotland. Social Science & Medicine 2014;107:162–170open access
Leyland AH, Groenewegen PP. Hierarchical linear modeling. In: Michalos AC, editor Encyclopedia of quality of life and well-being research. Dordrecht: Springer, 2014:2861-2863.
Leyland AH, Groenewegen PP. Intraclass correlation coefficient (ICC). In: Michalos AC, editor Encyclopedia of quality of life and well-being research. Dordrecht: Springer, 2014:3367-3368.
Li J, McDaid L. Alcohol and drug use during unprotected anal intercourse among gay and bisexual men in Scotland: what are the implications for HIV prevention?. Sexually Transmitted Infections 2014;90:125-132open access
Lien N, Haerens L, Te Velde SJ, Mercken L, Klepp KI, Moore L, de Bourdeaudhuij I, Faggiano F, van Lenthe FJ. Exploring subgroup effects by socioeconomic position of three effective school-based dietary interventions: the European TEENAGE project. International Journal of Public Health 2014;59:493-502open access
Littlecott HJ, Moore GF, Moore L, Murphy S. Psychosocial mediators of change in physical activity in the Welsh National Exercise Referral Scheme: secondary analysis of a randomised controlled trial. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2014;11:109open access
Lohan M, Aventin Á, Maguire L, Clarke M, Linden M, McDaid L. Feasibility trial of a film-based educational intervention for increasing boys’ and girls’ intentions to avoid teenage pregnancy: study protocol. International Journal of Educational Research 2014;68:35-45
Lorenc T, Petticrew M, Whitehead M, Neary D, Clayton S, Wright K, Thomson H, Cummins S, Sowden A, Renton A. Crime, fear of crime and mental health: synthesis of theory and systematic reviews of interventions and qualitative evidence. Public Health Research 2014;2:1-424open access
Lorimer K, Martin S, McDaid LM. The views of general practitioners and practice nurses towards the barriers and facilitators of proactive, Internet-based Chlamydia screening for reaching young heterosexual men. BMC Family Practice 2014;15:127open access
Lum S, Sonnappa S, Wade A, Harding S, Wells J, Trelevan P, Cole T, Griffiths C, Kelly F, Bonner R, Bountziouka V, Kirkby J, Lee S, Raywood E, Legg S, Sears D, Stocks J. Exploring ethnic differences in lung function: the Size and Lung function In Children (SLIC) study protocol and feasibility. London, 2014open access
Lyons AC, Emslie C, Hunt K. Staying 'in the zone' but not passing the 'point of no return': embodiment, gender and drinking in mid-life. Sociology of Health & Illness 2014;36:264-277open access
Lyons RA, Ford DV, Moore L, Rodgers SE. Use of data linkage to measure the population health effect of non-health-care interventions [editorial]. The Lancet 2014;383:1517-1519
MacLean A, Hunt K, Gray C, Smillie S, Wyke S. How do men’s female relatives feature in their accounts of changing eating practices during a weight-management programme delivered through professional football clubs?. International Journal of Men’s Health 2014;13:121-138
Martin S, McDaid LM, Hilton S. Double-standards in reporting of risk and responsibility for sexual health: a qualitative content analysis of negatively toned UK newsprint articles. BMC Public Health 2014;14:792open access
McBrearty D, McCrorie P, Granat M, Duncan E, Stansfield B. Objective assessment of intensity categorization of the previous day physical activity recall questionnaire in 11–13 year old children. Physiological Measurement 2014;35:2329
McCann M, Grundy E, O’Reilly D. Urban and rural differences in risk of admission to a care home: a census-based follow-up study. Journal of Health and Place 2014;[epub ahead of print]:171-176