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Staff Member Biography

Kate Hunt

Kate Huntposition: Associate Director / Programme Leaderprogramme: Gender and Health

Contact Details

email:
phone: 0141 353 7552

Address

MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit,
University of Glasgow,
Top floor,
200, Renfield Street
Glasgow
G2 3QB

Biography and Interests

Kate is head of the Unit’s programme of research on Gender and Health, reflecting a longstanding interest in how social constructions of gender impact on men’s and women’s risk and experiences of morbidity, and how it may impact health damaging or health protective behaviours (including help-seeking behaviours. Her research in this area has an explicitly gender comparative approach.

Kate obtained her M.A. in Human Sciences from Oxford University. She then worked in the Department of Community Medicine and General Practice at Oxford University and obtained an MSc reporting research on the long-term effects of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) from the Faculty of Clinical Medicine at Oxford University. She obtained her PhD from Glasgow University. When she first joined the Medical Sociology Unit in Glasgow, she was principally involved with the West of Scotland Twenty-07 Study, a longitudinal study of the social patterning of health with a particular interest in gender and health. Between 2005 and 2010 Kate was seconded part-time as a Professorial Fellow to the Alliance for Self-Care Research, Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Stirling . Kate was the post-graduate convenor for the Unit from 1996-2011.

In 2006 Kate was appointed Honorary Professor in the Division of Community Based Sciences at the University of Glasgow. Kate is a member of the MRC’s Population Health Sciences Group, UK Biobank’s Ethics and Governance Council, ,Department of Health’s JVCI Sub-committee on adolescent vaccine, and is Chair of the Advisory Group for the Health Experiences Research Group at Oxford University.

Publications

[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].

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]

Sweeting H, Hunt K. Adolescent socio-economic and school-based social status, health and well-being. Social Science & Medicine [in press]

2014

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;133:1-10

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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;36:772-86

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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;14:50

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Hunt K, Sweeting H. You have been QUALIFIED for a smokeless e-cig starter kit [gallery]. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2014;68:786

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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;5:1211-21

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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;36:264-277

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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:e004342

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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;49

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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 2014;9:e101562

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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;19:177-182

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2013

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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Emslie C, Hunt K, Lyons A. The role of alcohol in forging and maintaining friendships amongst Scottish men in midlife. Health Psychology 2013;32:33-41

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Fergie G, Hunt K, Hilton S. What young people want from health-related online resources: a focus group study. Journal of Youth Studies 2013;16:579-596

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France E, Hunt K, Wyke S, Dow C. Do men’s and women’s accounts of surviving a stroke conform to Frank’s narrative genres?. Qualitative Health Research 2013;23:1649-1659

France E, Hunt K, Ziebland S, Wyke S. What parents say about disclosing the end of their pregnancy due to fetal abnormality. Midwifery 2013;29:24–32

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Gray CM, Hunt K, Mutrie N, Anderson A, Leishman J, Dalgarno L, Wyke S. Football fans in training: the development and optimization of an intervention delivered through professional sports clubs to help men lose weight, become more active and adopt healthier eating habits. BMC Public Health 2013;13:232

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Gray CM, Hunt K, Mutrie N, Anderson AS, Treweek S, Wyke S. Weight management for overweight and obese men delivered through professional football clubs: a pilot randomized trial. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2013;10:121

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Hanewinkel R, Sargent J D, Karlsdottir S, Jonsson S H, Mathis F, Faggiano F, Poelen E A P, Scholte R, Florek E, Sweeting H, Hunt K, Morgenstein M. High youth access to movies that contain smoking in Europe compared with the USA. Tobacco Control 2013;22:241-244

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Hilton S, Patterson C, Smith E, Bedford H, Hunt K. Teenagers' understandings of and attitudes towards vaccines and vaccine-preventable diseases: a qualitative study. Vaccine 2013;31:2543–2550

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Hunt K, McCann C, Gray CM, Mutrie N, Wyke S. 'You've got to walk before you run' positive evaluations of a walking program as part of a gender sensitized weight management program delivered to men through professional football clubs. Health Psychology 2013;32:57-65

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MacLean A, Hunt K, Sweeting H. Symptoms of mental health problems: children’s and adolescents’ understanding and implications for gender differences in help-seeking. Children & Society 2013;27:161–173

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Maclean A, Sweeting H, Egan M, Der G, Adamson J, Hunt K. How robust is the evidence of an emerging or increasing female excess in physical morbidity between childhood and adolescence? Results of a systematic literature review and meta-analyses. Social Science & Medicine 2013;78:96-112

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Morgenstern M, Sargent JD, Engels RC, Scholte RH, Florek E, Hunt K, Sweeting H, Mathis F, Faggiano F, Hanewinkel R. Smoking in movies and adolescent smoking initiation: longitudinal study in six European countries. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2013;44:339-344

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Parkes A, Wight D, Hunt K, Henderson M, Sargent J. Are sexual media exposure, parental restrictions on media use and co-viewing TV and DVDs with parents and friends associated with teenagers' early sexual behaviour?. Journal of Adolescence 2013;36:1121–1133

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Wang Y, Hunt K, Freemantle N, Nazareth I, Petersen I. Do men consult less than women? An analysis of routinely collected UK general practice data. BMJ open 2013;3:e003320

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Wyke S, Adamson J, Dixon D, Hunt K. Consultation and illness behaviour in response to symptoms: a comparison of models from different disciplinary frameworks and suggestions for future research directions. Social Science & Medicine 2013;86:79-87

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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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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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Egan M, MacLean A, Sweeting H, Hunt K. Comparing the effectiveness of using generic and specific search terms in electronic databases to identify health outcomes for a systematic review: a prospective comparative study of literature search methods. BMJ Open 2012;2:e001043.

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Emslie C, Hunt K, Lyons A. Older and wiser? Men’s and women’s accounts of drinking in early mid-life. Sociology of Health & Illness 2012;34:481-96

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France EF, Locock L, Hunt K, Ziebland S, Field K, Wyke S. Imagined futures: how experiential knowledge of disability affects parents' decision-making about fetal abnormality. Health Expectations 2012;15:139-156

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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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Hanewinkel R, Sargent JD, Poelen EAP, Scholte R, Florek E, Hunt K, Sweeting H, Karlsdottir S, Jonsson SH, Mathis F, Faggiano F, Morgenstein M. Alcohol consumption in movies and adolescent binge drinking: cross-sectional study in six European countries. Pediatrics 2012;129:709-20

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Hunt K, Annandale E. Gender and health volume 1: theoretical and methodological developments. Abingdon: Routledge, 2012.

Hunt K, Annandale E. Gender and health volume 2: understanding the patterning of health by gender. Abingdon: Routledge, 2012.

Hunt K, Annandale E. Gender and health volume 3: gender and health care. Abingdon: Routledge, 2012.

Hunt K, Annandale E. Gender and health volume 4: gender and health behaviours. Abingdon: Routledge, 2012.

Sweeting H, Bhaskar A, Hunt K. Positive associations between consumerism and tobacco and alcohol use in early adolescence: cross-sectional study. BMJ Open 2012;2:e001446

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Sweeting H, Hunt K, Bhaskar A. Consumerism and well-being in early adolescence. Journal of Youth Studies 2012;15:802-20

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Wyke S, Hunt K, Gray CM. 11 PRT/8506: Football Fans in Training (FFIT): a pragmatic randomised controlled trial of a gender-sensitised weight loss and healthy living programme delivered to men aged 35–65 years by Scottish Premier League football clubs (ISRCTN32677491) [protocol]. The Lancet 2012

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2011

Adamson J, Hunt K, Nazareth I. The influence of socio-demographic characteristics on consultation for back pain: a review of the literature. Family Practice 2011;28:163-71

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Bhaskar A, Sweeting H, Hunt K. The Adolescent Lifestyles in Contemporary Europe (ALICE) study: baseline (2010) frequencies and documentation. MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit Working Paper no. 29, Glasgow, 2011

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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Entwistle V A, France E F, Wyke S, Jepson R, Hunt K, Ziebland S, Thompson A. How information about other people's personal experiences can help with healthcare decision-making: a qualitative study. Patient Education and Counselling 2011;85:e291-8

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France E F, Wyke S, Ziebland S, Entwistle V, Hunt K. How personal experiences feature in women's accounts of use of information for decisions about antenatal diagnostic testing for foetal abnormality. Social Science & Medicine 2011;72:755-62

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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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Hilton S, Hunt K, Bedford H, Petticrew M. School nurses' experiences of delivering the UK HPV vaccination programme in its first year. BMC Infectious Diseases 2011;11:226

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Hilton S, Hunt K. UK newspapers' representations of the 2009-2010 outbreak of swine flu: one health scare not over-hyped by the media?. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 2011;65:941-6

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Hunt K, Adamson J, Hewitt C, Nazareth I. Do women consult more than men? A review of gender and consultation for back pain and headache. Journal of Health Services Research & Policy 2011;16:108-17

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Hunt K, Henderson M, Wight D, Sargent J D. Exposure to smoking in films and own smoking among Scottish adolescents: a cross-sectional study. Thorax 2011;66:866-74

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Hunt K, Sweeting H, Sargent J, Lewars H, Young R, West P. Is there an association between seeing incidents of alcohol or drug use in films and young Scottish adults' own alcohol or drug use? A cross sectional study. BMC Public Health 2011;11:259

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Lorimer K, Gray C M, 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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MacLean A, Egan M, Sweeting H, Adamson J, Hunt K. Systematic review protocol: how robust is the evidence of an emerging or increasing female excess in morbidity rates between childhood and adolescence?. Glasgow, 2011

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McCartney G, Mahmood L, Leyland AH, Batty GD, Hunt K . Contribution of smoking-related and alcohol-related deaths to the gender gap in mortality: evidence from 30 European countries. Tobacco Control 2011;20:166-8

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Morgenstern M, Poelen E A, Scholte R, Karlsdottir S, Jonsson S H, Mathis F, Faggiano F, Florek E, Sweeting H, Hunt K, Sargent J D, Hanewinkel R. Smoking in movies and adolescent smoking: cross-cultural study in six European countries. Thorax 2011;66:875-83

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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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Wyke S, Entwistle V, France E F, Hunt K, Jepson R, Thompson A, Ziebland S. Information for choice: what people need, prefer and use. Report for the National Institute for Health Research Service Delivery and Organisation programme. London, 2011

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2010

Green G, Emslie C, O'Neill D, Hunt K, Walker S. Exploring the ambiguities of masculinity in accounts of emotional distress in the military among young ex-servicemen. Social Science & Medicine 2010;71:1480-88

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Hilton S, Hunt K, Langan M, Petticrew M. Newsprint media representations of the introduction of the HPV vaccination programme for cervical cancer prevention in the UK (2005-2008). Social Science & Medicine 2010;70:942-50

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Hilton S, Hunt K. Coverage of Jade Goody's cervical cancer in UK newspapers: a missed opportunity for health promotion?. BMC Public Health 2010;10:386

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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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Hunt K, Adamson J, Galdas P. Gender and help-seeking: towards gender-comparative studies. In: Kuhlmann E, Annandale E, editors The Palgrave handbook of gender and healthcare. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

MacLean A, Sweeting H, Hunt K. ‘Rules’ for boys, ‘guidelines’ for girls: gender differences in symptom reporting during childhood and adolescence. Social Science & Medicine 2010;70:597-604

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2009

Batty GD, Hunt K, Emslie C, Lewars H, Gale C. Alcohol problems and all-cause mortality in men and women: predictive capacity of a clinical screening tool in a 21 year follow-up of a large, UK-wide, general population-based survey. Journal of Psychosomatic Research 2009;66:317-321

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Batty GD, Lewars H, Emslie C, Gale C, Hunt K. Internationally recognised guidelines for 'sensible' alcohol consumption: is exceeding them actually detrimental to health and social circumstances? Evidence from a population-based cohort study. Journal of Public Health 2009;31:360-5

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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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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, Hunt K. Men, masculinities and heart disease: a systematic review of the qualitative literature. Current Sociology Monograph 2009;57:155-191

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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Gray C, Anderson A, Dalziel A, Hunt K, Leishman J, Wyke S. Addressing male obesity: an evaluation of a group-based weight management intervention for Scottish men. Journal of Men's Health and Gender 2009;6:70-81

Hilton S, Bedford H, Calnan M, Hunt K. Competency, confidence and conflicting evidence: key issues affecting health visitors’ use of research evidence in practice. BMC Nursing 2009;8:4

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Hilton S, Emslie C, Hunt K, Chapple A, Ziebland S. Disclosing a cancer diagnosis to friends and family: a gendered analysis of young men and women’s experiences. Qualitative Health Research 2009;19:744-54

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Hilton S, Hunt K, Langan M, Hamilton V, Petticrew M. Reporting of MMR evidence in professional publications:1988-2007. Archives of Disease in Childhood 2009;94:831-3

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Hunt K, Batty GD. Gender and socioeconomic inequalities in mortality and health behaviours: an overview. In: Graham H, editor Understanding health inequalities. Second ed. Maidenhead: Open University Press, 2009:141-161.

Hunt K, France E, Ziebland S, Field K, Wyke S. 'My brain couldn't move from planning a birth to planning a funeral' a qualitative study of parents' experiences of decisions after ending a pregnancy for fetal abnormality. International Journal of Nursing Studies 2009;46:1111-21.

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Hunt K, Sweeting H, Sargent J, Lewars H, Dal Cin S, Worth K. An examination of the association between seeing smoking in films and tobacco use in young adults in the West of Scotland: cross-sectional study. Health Education Research 2009;24:22-31

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O'Brien R, Hunt K, Hart GJ. ‘The average Scottish man has a cigarette hanging out of his mouth, lying there with a portion of chips’: prospects for change in Scottish men’s constructions of masculinity and their health-related beliefs and behaviours. Critical Public Health 2009;19:363-81

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, 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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2008

Batty GD, Deary IJ, Schoon I, Emslie C, Hunt K, Gale C. Childhood mental ability and adult alcohol intake and alcohol problems: the 1970 British Cohort Study. American Journal of Public Health 2008;98:2237-43

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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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Davidson R, Mitchell R, Hunt K. Location, location, location: the role of experience of disadvantage in lay perceptions of area inequalities in health. Health & Place 2008;14:167-181

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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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Hilton S, Hunt K, Emslie C , Salinas M , Ziebland S. Have men been overlooked? A comparison of young men and women's experiences of chemotherapy-induced alopecia. Psycho-Oncology 2008;17:577-83

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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

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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Emslie C, Ridge D, Ziebland S, Hunt K. Exploring men's and women's experiences of depression and engagement with health professionals: more similarities than differences? A qualitative interview study. BMC Family Practice 2007;8:43

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Hilton S, Hunt K, Petticrew M. Gaps in parental understandings and experiences of vaccine-preventable diseases: a qualitative study. Child: Care, Health and Development 2007;33:170-179

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Hilton S, Hunt K, Petticrew M. MMR: marginalised, misrepresented and rejected? Autism: a focus group study. Archives of Disease in Childhood 2007;92:322-327

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Hilton S, Petticrew M, Hunt K. Parents' champions vs. vested interests: who do parents believe about MMR? A qualitative study. BMC Public Health 2007;7:42

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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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Hunt K. Understanding gender and health: systematically comparing the health and health experiences of men and women [PhD], MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit 2007.

O'Brien R, Hart G, Hunt K. Standing out from the herd: men renegotiating masculinity in relation to their experience of illness. International Journal of Men's Health 2007;6:178-200

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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Davidson R, Kitzinger J, Hunt K. The wealthy get healthy, the poor get poorly? Lay perceptions of health inequalities. Social Science & Medicine 2006;62:2171-2182

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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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Emslie C, Hunt K. Genetic susceptibility. In: Clarke A, Ticehurst F, editors Living with the Genome: ethical and social aspects of human genetics. Houndsmill, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006:102-107.

Emslie C, Ridge D, Ziebland S, Hunt K. Men's accounts of depression: reconstructing or resisting hegemonic masculinity?. Social Science & Medicine 2006;62:2246-2257

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Hilton S, Petticrew M, Hunt K. Combined vaccines are like a sudden onslaught to the body's immune system: parental concerns about vaccine overload and immune-vulnerability. Vaccine 2006;24:4321-4327

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Hunt K, Sweeting H, Keoghan M, Platt S. Sex, gender role orientation, gender role attitudes and suicidal thoughts in three generations: a general population study. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 2006;41:641-7

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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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Scanlon K, Harding S, Hunt K, Petticrew M, Rosato M, Williams R. Potential barriers to the prevention of cancers and to early cancer detection among Irish people living in Britain: a qualitative study. Ethnicity & Health 2006;11:325-341

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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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2005

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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O'Brien R, Hunt K, Hart G. 'It's caveman stuff, but that is to a certain extent how guys still operate' men's accounts of masculinity and help seeking. Social Science & Medicine 2005;61:503-516

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2004

Abbotts J, Williams R, West P, Hunt K, Ford G. Catholic socio-economic disadvantage in the West of Scotland: a narrowing of inequality. Scottish Affairs 2004;49 (Autumn):77-87

Craig J, Bradbury I, Collinson P, Emslie C, Findlay I, Hunt K, Kohli H, Kulkarni U, Macpherson K, Riches E, Single A, Tochel C. The organisation of troponin testing services in acute coronary syndromes. Glasgow, 2004

Emslie C, Hunt K, Macintyre S. Gender, work-home conflict and minor morbidity amongst white-collar bank employees in the UK. International Journal of Behavioural Medicine 2004;11:127-134

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Emslie C, Hunt K, O'Brien R. Masculinities in older men: a qualitative study in the West of Scotland. Journal of Men's Studies 2004;12:207-226

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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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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Davidson R, Hunt K, Kitzinger J. Radical blueprint for social change? Media representations of New Labour's policies on public health. Sociology of Health & Illness 2003;25:532-552

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Emslie C, Hunt K, Watt G. A chip off the old block? Lay understandings of inheritance amongst men and women in mid-life. Public Understanding of Science 2003;12:47-65

Emslie C, Hunt K. Genetic susceptibility. In: Encyclopedia of the human genome. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2003:947-950.

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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2002

Emslie C, Fuhrer R, Hunt K, Macintyre S, Shipley M, Stansfeld S. Gender differences in mental health: evidence from three organisations. Social Science & Medicine 2002;54:621-624

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Emslie C, Hunt K, Macintyre S. How similar are the smoking and drinking habits of men and women in non-manual jobs?. European Journal of Public Health 2002;12:22-28

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Emslie C, Hunt K, Watt G. Invisible women? The importance of gender in lay beliefs about heart problems. In: Nettleton S, Gustafsson U, editors The sociology of health and illness reader. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2002:146-161.

Hunt K. A generation apart? An examination of changes in gender-related experiences and health in women in early and late mid-life. Social Science & Medicine 2002;54:663-676

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Hunt K. Commentary: social and economic trajectories and women's health. In: Kuh D, Hardy R, editors A life course approach to women's health. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002:249-250.

Hunt K. Re-evaluating gender and smoking in Thunderbirds thirty five years on. Tobacco Control 2002;11:151-153

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2001

Doyal L, Hunt K, Payne S. Sex, gender, and non-communicable diseases: an overview of issues and recent evidence. 2001

Emslie C, Hunt K, Macintyre S. Perceptions of body image amongst working men and women. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 2001;55:406-407

Emslie C, Hunt K, Watt G. 'I'd rather go with a heart attack than drag on' lay images of heart disease and the problems they present for primary and secondary prevention. Coronary Health Care 2001;5:25-32

Emslie C, Hunt K, Watt G. Invisible women? The importance of gender in lay beliefs about heart problems. Sociology of Health & Illness 2001;23:201-231

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Hunt K, Emslie C, Cornwallis L, Crawford F. Real people talking about heart disease: making sense of the messages and moving forward. 2001

Hunt K, Emslie C, Watt G. Lay constructions of a 'family history' of heart disease: potential for misunderstandings in the clinical encounter?. The Lancet 2001;357:1168-1171

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Hunt K, Emslie C. Commentary: the prevention paradox in lay epidemiology- Rose revisited. International Journal of Epidemiology 2001;30:442-446

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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

McConnachie A, Hunt K, Emslie C, Hart C, Watt G. 'Unwarranted survivals' and 'anomalous deaths' from coronary heart disease: prospective survey of general population. BMJ 2001;323:1487-1491

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2000

Annandale E, Hunt K. Gender inequalities in health. Buckingham: Open University Press, 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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Dunbar M, Ford G, Hunt K, Der G. A confirmatory factor analysis of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale. British Journal of Clinical Psychology 2000;39:79-94

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Dunbar M, Ford G, Hunt K, Der G. Question wording effects in the assessment of global self-esteem. European Journal of Psychological Assessment 2000;16:13-19

Emslie C, Hunt K, Watt G. 'It's a family affair' lay understandings of a family history of heart disease. 2000

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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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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Hunt K, Emslie C, Watt G. Barriers rooted in biography: how interpretations of family patterns of heart disease and early life experiences may undermine behavioural change in mid-life. In: Graham H, editor Understanding health inequalities. Buckingham: Open University Press, 2000:113-126.

Hunt K, Macintyre S. Genre et inégalités sociales en santé. In: Grandjean H, Kaminski M, Leclerc A, Fassin D, Lang T, editors Les inegalites sociales en santé. Paris: Editions La Decouverte, 2000:363-375.

Mullen K, Williams R, Hunt K. Irish descent, religion, and food consumption in the West of Scotland. Appetite 2000;34:47-54

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Watt G, McConnachie A, Upton M, Emslie C, Hunt K. How accurately do adult sons and daughters report and perceive parental deaths from coronary disease?. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 2000;54:859-863

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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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Emslie C, Hunt K, Macintyre S. Gender differences in minor morbidity among full time employees of a British university. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 1999;53:465-475

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Emslie C, Hunt K, Macintyre S. Gender or job differences? Working conditions amongst men and women in white-collar occupations. Work, Employment and Society 1999;13:711-729

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Emslie C, Hunt K, Macintyre S. Problematizing gender, work and health: the relationship between gender, occupational grade, working conditions, and minor morbidity in full-time bank employees. Social Science & Medicine 1999;48:33-48

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Hunt K, Annandale E. Relocating gender and morbidity: examining men's and women's health in contemporary Western societies. Introduction to special issue on gender and health. Social Science & Medicine 1999;48:1-5

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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, 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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1998

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

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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

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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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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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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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

Hunt K, Kitzinger J. Public place, private issue? The public's reaction to the Zero Tolerance campaign against violence against women. In: Bradby H, editor Defining violence. Aldershot: Avebury, 1996:45-58.

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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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

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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Hunt K. 'A cure for all ills?' Constructions of the menopause and the chequered fortunes of hormone replacement therapy. In: Wilkinson S, Kitzinger C, editors Women and health: feminist perspectives. London: Taylor and Francis, 1994:141-165.

Kitzinger J, Hunt K. Evaluation of Edinburgh District Council's Zero Tolerance Campaign: full report. Edinburgh, 1994

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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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

Dunbar M, Ford G, Hunt K. The role of social integration, social support and network demand in explaining class, gender and marital status differences in psychological distress. Glasgow, 1993

Finnigan F, Hunt K, Ford G. Dietary patterns and distribution of nutrient intake among adults living in the Central Clydeside Conurbation in 1991. Glasgow, 1993

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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Mullen K, Williams RGA, Hunt K. Irish descent, religion, alcohol and tobacco use. Glasgow, 1993

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

1991

Hunt K, Vessey M. The risks and benefits of hormone replacement therapy: an updated review. Current Obstetrics and Gynaecology 1991;1:21-27

Hunt K, Vessey M. Use of hormone replacement therapy and breast cancer risk. In: Sitruk-Ware R, Utian W H, editors The menopause and hormonal replacement therapy: facts and controversies. New York: Marcel Dekker, 1991:143-159.

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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Ford G, Hunt K, Macintyre S. Class inequalities in health: a comparison of three age cohorts in the. Glasgow, 1990

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, Vessey M, Macpherson K. Mortality in a cohort of long-term users of hormone replacement therapy: an updated analysis. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 1990;97:1080-1086

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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

Annandale E, Hunt K. West of Scotland: distributions of basic information from the first sweep of data collection on the 35 year old cohort. Glasgow, 1989

Hunt K, Vessey M. Mortality from cancer and cardiovascular disease and hormonal substitution therapy. In: L'Hermite, editor Update on hormonal treatment in the menopause. Basel: Karger, 1989:63-71.

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

Hunt K. Perceived value of treatment among a group of long-term users of hormone replacement therapy. Journal of Royal College of General Practitioners 1988;38:398- 401

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Vessey M, Hunt K. The menopause, hormone replacement therapy and cardiovascular disease: epidemiological aspects. In: Studd JWW, Whitehead MI, editors The menopause. Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1988:190-196.

1987

Hunt K, Coleman M. The completeness of cancer registration in follow-up studies: a cautionary note. British Journal of Cancer 1987;56:357-359

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Hunt K, Vessey M, McPherson K, Coleman M. Long-term surveillance of mortality and cancer incidence in women receiving hormone replacement therapy. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 1987;94:620-635

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Hunt K, Vessey M. Long-term effects of postmenopausal hormone therapy. British Journal of Hospital Medicine 1987;38:450-60

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1986

Hunt K, Vessey M. Prospective study on long term risk of hormone replacement therapy. In: Greenblatt RB, Heithecker R, editors Modern approach to the perimenopausal years. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1986:157-162.

1984

Hunt K, Black N. The social class distribution of surgical patients: an assessment of Oxford Record Linkage data. Community Medicine 1984;6:291-298

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