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These are our 100 latest publications:
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 [in press]
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 [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].
Kearns A, Whitely 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]
Lawson K, Mason H, McIntosh E, Donaldson C. Priority setting in public health. In: Elsevier On-line Encyclopaedia of Health Economics. Elsevier, [in press].
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 [in press]
Mccrorie PRW, Fenton C, Ellaway A. Combining GPS, GIS, and accelerometry to explore the physical activity and environment relationship in children and young people: a review. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity [in press]
Purcell C, Hilton S, McDaid LM. The stigmatisation of abortion: a qualitative analysis of print media in Great Britain in 2010. Culture, Health & Sexuality [in press]
Ralston K, Dundas R, Leyland AH. A comparison of the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD) 2004 with the 2009+1 SIMD: does choice of measure affect the interpretation of inequality in mortality?. International Journal of Health Geographics [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].
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].
Trevisan F. Scottish disability organizations and new media: path to empowerment or ‘business as usual’?. Disability Studies Quarterly [in press]
Wamoyi J, Wight D. 'Dying a hero' parents' and young people's discourses on concurrent sexual partnerships in rural Tanzania. BMC Public Health [in press]
Wamoyi J, Wight D. 'Mum never loved me' How structural factors influence adolescent sexual and reproductive health through parent-child connectedness: a qualitative study in rural Tanzania. African Journal of AIDS Research [in press]
Wang Y, Freemantle N, Nazareth I, Hunt K. Gender differences in survival and the use of primary care prior to diagnosis of three cancers: an analysis of routinely collected UK general practice data. PLoS One [in press]
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
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;[epub ahead of print]open 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
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.
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;[epub ahead of print]open 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;[epub ahead of print]open 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.
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
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;14open access
Green MJ. Latent class analysis was accurate but sensitive in data simulations. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 2014;[epub ahead of print]open 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;[epub ahead of print]open 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;[epub ahead of print]open 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;5:1211-21open access
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;92open 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, Smith KE. Minimum unit pricing of alcohol in Scotland. In: Hill M, editor Studying public policy: an international approach. Bristol: Policy Press, 2014.
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
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
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
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;[epub ahead of print]open 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
McCann M, Higgins K, Perra O, McCartan C, McLaughlin A. Adolescent ecstasy use and depression: cause and effect, or two outcomes of home environment?. European Journal of Public Health 2014;[epub ahead of print]open access
McIntosh E, Bond L, Donaldson C, Lawson K, Mason H. Economics of population health. In: Guest G, Namey E, editors Public Health Research Methods. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE, 2014.
Miller C, Magdalina A, Willows RI, Bowman AW, Scott EM, Lee D, Burgess C, Pope L, Pannullo F, Haggarty R. Spatiotemporal statistical modelling of long-term change in river nutrient concentrations in England & Wales. Science of the Total Environment 2014;466-467:914-923open access
Moore G, Moore L, Ahmed N, Littlecott H, Holliday J. Exposure to secondhand smoke in cars and e-cigarette use among 10-11 year old children in Wales: CHETS Wales 2 - key findings report. Welsh Government Social Research 71/2014, Cardiff, 2014open access
Moore SC, O’Brien C, Alam MF, Cohen D, Hood K, Huang C, Moore L, Murphy S, Playle R, Sivarajasingam V, Spasic I, Williams A, Shepherd J. All-Wales licensed premises intervention (AWLPI): a randomised controlled trial to reduce alcohol-related violence. BMC Public Health 2014;14:21open access
Morgenstern M, Sargent JD, Sweeting H, Faggiano F, Mathis F, Hanewinkel R. Favourite alcohol advertisements and binge drinking among adolescents: a cross-cultural cohort study. Addiction 2014;[epub ahead of print]pubmed
Newbold KB, Watson S, Ellaway A. Emigration of Scottish steelworkers to Canada: impacts on social networks. Population, Space and Place 2014;[epub ahead of print]open access
Niedzwiedz C, Katikireddi SV, Pell JP, Mitchell R. Socioeconomic inequalities in the quality of life of older Europeans in different welfare regimes. European Journal of Public Health 2014;24 :364-370open access
Niedzwiedz CL, Katikireddi SV, Pell JP, Mitchell R. The association between life course socioeconomic position and life satisfaction in different welfare states: European comparative study of individuals in early old age. Age and Ageing 2014;43:431-6open access
Oliver M, Badland H, Mavoa S, Witten K, Kearns R, Ellaway A, Hinckson E, Mackay L, Schluter PJ. Environmental and socio-demographic associates of children's active transport to school: a cross-sectional investigation from the URBAN Study. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2014;11:70open access
Parkes A, Waylen A, Sayal K, Heron J, Henderson M, Wight D, Macleod J. Which behavioral, emotional and school problems in middle-childhood predict early sexual behavior?. Journal of Youth and Adolescence 2014;43:507-527open access
Purcell C, Cameron S, Caird L, Flett G, Laird G, Melville C, McDaid LM. Access to and experience of later abortion: accounts from women in Scotland. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health 2014;46:101–108open access
Räisänen U, Hunt K. The role of gendered constructions of eating disorders in delayed help-seeking in men: a qualitative interview study. BMJ Open 2014;4:e004342open access
Randall DA, Jorm LR, Lujic S, Eades SJ, Churches TR, O’Loughlin AJ, Leyland AH. Exploring disparities in acute myocardial infarction events between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians: roles of age, gender, geography and area-level disadvantage. Health & Place 2014;28:58–66open access
Randall DA, Reinten T, Maher L, Lujic S, Stewart J, Keay L, Leyland AH, Jorm L. Disparities in cataract surgery between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in New South Wales, Australia. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology 2014;[epub ahead of print]pubmed
Read UM, Doku VCK, De-Graft Aikins A. Schizophrenia and psychosis in West Africa from the colonial era to the present. In: Akyeampong EK, Hill AG, Kleinman A, editors The Culture of Mental Illness and Psychiatric Practice in Africa. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2014.
Read UM. Health inequalities: from ethnicity to diversity [editorial]. Ethnicity and Health 2014;19:119-121pubmed
Roberts BA, Deary IJ, Dykiert D, Der G, Batty GD. Reaction time and incident cancer: 25 years of follow-up of study members in the UK health and lifestyle survey. PLoS One 2014;9:e95054
Robertson T, Benzeval M. Do mismatches between pre- and post-natal environments influence adult physiological functioning?. PLoS One 2014;9:e86953open access
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;14:184open access
Sartania N, McClure JD, Sweeting H, Browitt A. Predictive power of UKCAT and other pre-admission measures for performance in a medical school in Glasgow: a cohort study. BMC Medical Education 2014;14open access
Segrott J, Gillespie D, Holliday J, Humphreys I, Murphy S, Phillips C, Reed H, Rothwell H, Foxcroft D, Hood K, Roberts Z, Scourfield J, Thomas C, Moore L. Preventing substance misuse: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial of the Strengthening Families Programme 10–14 UK (SFP 10–14 UK). BMC Public Health 2014;14:49open access
Segrott J, Holliday J, Rothwell H, Foxcroft D, Murphy S, Scourfield J, Hood K, Moore L. Cultural adaptation and intervention integrity: a response to Skärstrand, Sundell and Andréasson. European Journal of Public Health 2014;24 :354-355open access
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;68:550–556open access
Siu G, Wight D, Seeley JA. Masculinity, social context and HIV testing: an ethnographic study of men in Busia district, rural eastern Uganda. BMC Public Health 2014;14:33
Sweeting H, Bhaskar A, Benzeval M, Popham F, Hunt K. Changing gender roles and attitudes and their implications for well-being around the new millennium. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 2014;49open access
Trevisan F, Reilly P. Ethical dilemmas in researching sensitive issues online: lessons from the study of British disability dissent networks. Information, Communication & Society 2014;[epub ahead of print]
Wallace L, Li J, McDaid LM. HIV prevalence and undiagnosed infection among a community sample of gay and bisexual men in Scotland, 2005-2011: implications for HIV testing policy and prevention. PLoS One 2014;9:90805open access
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;47:148-157open access
Wight D, Ahikireb J, Kwesigac JC. Consultancy research as a barrier to strengthening social science research capacity in Uganda. Social Science & Medicine 2014;116:32-40open access
Young I, McDaid L. How acceptable are antiretrovirals for the prevention of sexually transmitted HIV? A review of research on the acceptability of oral pre-exposure prophylaxis and treatment as prevention. AIDS & Behavior 2014;18:195-216open access
Young R, Sproeber N, Groschwitz RC, Preiss M, Plener PL. Why alternative teenagers self-harm: exploring the link between non-suicidal self-injury, attempted suicide and adolescent identity. BMC Psychiatry 2014;14open access
Ziebland S, Hunt K. Using secondary analysis of qualitative data of patient experiences of health care to inform health services research and policy. Journal of Health Services Research & Policy 2014;[epub ahead of print]pubmed open access
Armstrong R, Waters E, Dobbins M, Anderson L, Moore L, Petticrew M, Clark R, Pettman TL, Burns C, Moodie M, Conning R, Swinburn B. Knowledge translation strategies to improve the use of evidence in public health decision making in local government: intervention design and implementation plan. Implementation Science 2013;8:121open access
Astell-Burt T, Maynard M, Lenguerrand E, Whitrow M, Molaodi O, Harding S. Effect of air pollution and racism on ethnic differences in respiratory health among adolescents living in an urban environment. Health & Place 2013;23:171-8pubmed open access
Bailey N, Gannon M, Kearns A, Livingston M, Leyland AH. Living apart, losing sympathy? How neighbourhood context affects attitudes to redistribution and to welfare recipients. Environment and Planning A 2013;45:2154–2175open access
Baker J, Mitchell R, Lawson KD, Pell J. Ethnic differences in the cost-effectiveness of targeted and mass screening for high cardiovascular risk in the UK: cross-sectional study. Heart 2013;99:1766–1771open access
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:e3975open access
Bond L, Egan M, Kearns A, Tannahill C. GoWell: The challenges of evaluating regeneration as a population health intervention. Preventive Medicine 2013;57:941-947open access
Bond L, Kearns A, Tannahill C, Egan M, Mason P. Community outcomes over time: a comparison across 2006, 2008 and 2011 GoWell community surveys. GoWell, Glasgow, 2013
Bond L, Kearns A, Tannahill C, Egan M, Mason P. Housing outcomes over time: a comparison across 2006, 2008 and 2011 GoWell community surveys. GoWell, Glasgow, 2013
Bond L, Kearns A, Tannahill C, Egan M, Mason P. Neighbourhood outcomes over time: a comparison across 2006, 2008 and 2011 GoWell community surveys. GoWell, Glasgow, 2013