Prof Tarani Chandola

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Name: Tarani Chandola Email: t.chandola@ucl.ac.uk
Title: Prof Tel: 004420 7679 5629
Department: Epidemiology & Public Health Fax: 0044 20 7813 0242
Position: Honorary Professor Address: 1 - 19 Torrington Place, London, London, WC1E 7HB
Research Domain: Ageing, Global Health, Populations & Lifelong Health Web Page: Personal Web Page

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Research Description

The measurement of social position in relation to health; Explanations of social, ethnic and geographical variations in health; The role of psychosocial factors in explaining social inequalities in health; Work stress and cardiovascular disease; Ageing and inequalities in health.

Research Activities

Psychosocial Factors and health inequalities over the life-course

Education Description

Undergraduate teaching: Epidemiology and Public Health, Years 3 and 4, UCL MBBS program. Postgraduate teaching: - MSc in Health and Society: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/healthandsociety/ Module organiser for modules on Social Epidemiology, Health Inequalities over the Lifecourse, Ethnicity and Health. Lecturer for modules on Statistics and Research Methods. - MSc in Global Health and Development: Module organiser for module on Global Health in an unequal world - MSc in Health Psychology: Lecturer for module on Health Care Delivery - Graduate School Training: Lecturer for courses on Advanced Statistics and Multilevel Modelling - MSc and PhD supervior

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Publications

    2010

    • Kumari M, Badrick E, Sacker A, Kirschbaum C, Marmot M, Chandola T (2010). Identifying patterns in cortisol secretion in an older population. Findings from the Whitehall II study.. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 35(7), 1091 - 1099. doi:10.1016/j.psyneuen.2010.01.010
    • Williams ED, Stamatakis , E , Chandola , T , Hamer , M (2010). An assessment of physical activity levels in South Asians in the UK: Findings from the Health Survey for England. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 65, 517 - 521.
    • Hintsa T, Shipley MJ, Gimeno D, Elovainio M, Chandola T, Jokela M, Keltikangas-Järvinen L, Vahtera J, Marmot MG, Kivimäki M (2010). Do pre-employment influences explain the association between psychosocial factors at work and coronary heart disease? The Whitehall II study.. Occup Environ Med, 67(5), 330 - 334. doi:10.1136/oem.2009.048470
    • Lallukka T, Chandola T, Roos E, Cable N, Sekine M, Kagamimori S, Tatsuse T, Marmot M, Lahelma E (2010). Work-family conflicts and health behaviors among British, Finnish, and Japanese employees.. Int J Behav Med, 17(2), 134 - 142. doi:10.1007/s12529-009-9050-8
    • Sekine M, Chandola T, Martikainen P, Marmot M, Kagamimori S (2010). Sex differences in physical and mental functioning of Japanese civil servants: explanations from work and family characteristics.. Soc Sci Med, 71(12), 2091 - 2099. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.09.031
    • Lahelma E, Lallukka T, Laaksonen M, Martikainen P, Rahkonen O, Chandola T, Head J, Marmot M, Kagamimori S, Tatsuse T, Sekine M (2010). Social class differences in health behaviours among employees from Britain, Finland and Japan: the influence of psychosocial factors.. Health Place, 16(1), 61 - 70. doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2009.08.004
    • Kumari M, Chandola T, Brunner E, Kivimaki M (2010). A nonlinear relationship of generalized and central obesity with diurnal cortisol secretion in the Whitehall II study.. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 95(9), 4415 - 4423. doi:10.1210/jc.2009-2105
    • Pikhartova J, Kelly Y, Chandola T, Britton A, McMunn A (2010). THE ROLE OF PAID MATERNAL EMPLOYMENT IN CHILDHOOD ON ADOLESCENT HEALTH IN BHPS STUDY. INT J BEHAV MED, 17, 275 - 275.
    • Cable N, Chandola T, Sacker A (2010). LONGITUDINAL EFFECTS OF SOCIAL INTEGRATION ON CO-OCCURRENCE OF DEPRESSION AND CENTRAL OBESITY AMONG MIDDLE AGED ADULTS. INT J BEHAV MED, 17, 84 - 84.
    • Jokela M, Ferrie JE, Gimeno D, Chandola T, Shipley MJ, Head J, Vahtera J, Westerlund H, Marmot MG, Kivimäki M (2010). From midlife to early old age: health trajectories associated with retirement.. Epidemiology, 21(3), 284 - 290. doi:10.1097/EDE.0b013e3181d61f53
    • Pikhartova J, McMunn A, Britton A, Chandola T, Kelly Y (2010). THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN PAID MATERNAL EMPLOYMENT IN CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENT SMOKING IN BHPS STUDY. INT J BEHAV MED, 17, 15 - 15.
    • Chandola T, Ferrie JE, Perski A, Akbaraly T, Marmot MG (2010). The effect of short sleep duration on coronary heart disease risk is greatest among those with sleep disturbance: a prospective study from the Whitehall II cohort.. Sleep, 33(6), 739 - 744.

    2009

    • Gaina A, Sekine M, Chandola T, Marmot M, Kagamimori S (2009). Mother employment status and nutritional patterns in Japanese junior high schoolchildren.. Int J Obes (Lond), 33(7), 753 - 757. doi:10.1038/ijo.2009.103
    • Lallukka T, Chandola T, Hemingway H, Marmot M, Lahelma E, Rahkonen O (2009). Job strain and symptoms of angina pectoris among British and Finnish middle-aged employees.. Journal of epidemiology and community health, , - .
    • Heraclides A, Chandola T, Witte DR, Brunner EJ (2009). Psychosocial stress at work doubles the risk of type 2 diabetes in middle-aged women: evidence from the Whitehall II study.. Diabetes Care, 32(12), 2230 - 2235. doi:10.2337/dc09-0132
    • Sekine M, Chandola T, Martikainen P, Marmot M, Kagamimori S (2009). Socioeconomic inequalities in physical and mental functioning of British, Finnish, and Japanese civil servants: role of job demand, control, and work hours.. Soc Sci Med, 69(10), 1417 - 1425. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2009.08.022
    • Sekine M, Tatsuse T, Kagamimori S, Chandola T, Cable N, Marmot M, Martikainen P, Lallukka T, Lahelma E (2009). Sex Inequalities in Physical and Mental Functioning of British, Finnish, and Japanese Civil Servants: Role of Job Demand, Control and Work Hours. J WOMENS HEALTH, 18(5), 757 - 758.
    • Sekine M, Chandola T, Martikainen P, Marmot M, Kagamimori S (2009). What we learn from British, Finnish, and Japanese civil servants study and the role of social democracy in reducing socioeconomic inequalities in health: A response to Bosma. SOC SCI MED, 69(10), 1429 - 1431. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2009.08.023
    • Lallukka T, Chandola T, Roos E, Cable N, Sekine M, Kagamimori S, Tatsuse T, Marmot M, Lahelma E (2009). Work-Family Conflicts and Health Behaviors Among British, Finnish, and Japanese Employees. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, , - . doi:10.1007/s12529-009-9050-8
    • Brunner E, Shipley M, Spencer V, Kivimaki M, Chandola T, Gimeno D, Singh-Manoux A, Guralnik J, Marmot M (2009). Social inequality in walking speed in early old age in the Whitehall II study.. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci, 64(10), 1082 - 1089. doi:10.1093/gerona/glp078
    • Kumari M, Badrick E, Adam EK, Stafford M, Chandola T, Marmot M, Kivimaki M (2009). Cortisol secretion and fatigue: associations in a community based cohort. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 34(10), 1476 - 1485.
    • Kumari M, Badrick E, Ferrie J, Perski A, Marmot M, Chandola T (2009). Self-reported sleep duration and sleep disturbance are independently associated with cortisol secretion in the Whitehall II study.. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 94(12), 4801 - 4809.
    • Pikhartova J, Chandola T, Kubinova R, Bobak M, Nicholson A, Pikhart H (2009). Neighbourhood socioeconomic indicators and depressive symptoms in the Czech Republic: a population based study.. International Journal of Public Health, , - . doi:10.1007/s00038-009-8029-1
    • Szalavecz G, Chandola T, Pikhart H, Dragano N, Siegrist J, Jockel KH, Erbel R, Malyutina S, Pajak A, Kubinova R, Marmot M, Bobak M, Kopp M (2009). Work Stress and Poor Health in Western European and in Post-communist countries: an East-West Comparison Study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, , - . doi:10.1136/jech.2008.075978
    • Akbaraly TN, Kivimaki M, Brunner EJ, Chandola T, Marmot MG, Singh-Manoux A, Ferrie JE (2009). Association between metabolic syndrome and depressive symptoms in middle-aged adults: Results from the Whitehall II study. Diabetes Care, 32(3), 499 - 504.

    2008

    • Chandola T, Britton A, Brunner E, Hemingway H, Malik M, Kumari M, Badrick E, Kivimaki M, Marmot MG (2008). Work stress and coronary heart disease: what are the mechanisms. European Heart Journal, 29, 640 - 648.
    • Kivimäki M, Shipley MJ, Ferrie JE, Singh-Manoux A, Batty GD, Chandola T, Marmot MG, Smith GD (2008). Best-practice interventions to reduce socioeconomic inequalities of coronary heart disease mortality in UK: a prospective occupational cohort study.. Lancet, 372(9650), 1648 - 1654. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(08)61688-8

    2007

    • Chandola T, Marmot M, Sekine M, Tatsuse T, Kagamimori S (2007). Gender and cultural comparison of effects from social networks on psychological well-being between Great Britain and Japan. EUR J PUBLIC HEALTH, 17, 56 - 56.
    • Head JC, T (2007). Psychosocial working conditions and social inequalities in health.
    • Sabbah W, Tsakos G, Chandola T, Sheiham A, Watt RG (2007). Social gradients in oral and general health.. Journal of Dental Research, 86(10), 992 - 996.
    • Chandola T, Ferrie J, Sacker A, Marmot MG (2007). Social inequalities in self reported health in early old age: follow-up of prospective cohort study.. BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.), 334(7601), 990 - 993. doi:10.1136/bmj.39167.439792.55
    • Brady H, Chandola T (2007). Challenging health inequalities: From Acheson to Choosing Health. In Dowler E, Spencer NJ (Ed.), Inequalities and Ethnicity: Evidence and Intervention (pp. - ). : Dowler E and Spencer NJ.
    • De Vogli R, Ferrie J, Chandola T, Kivimaki M, Marmot MG (2007). Unfairness and health: evidence from the Whitehall II study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 61(6), 513 - 518. doi:10.1136/jech.2006.052563
    • Batty GD, Gale CR, Chandola T, Deary IJ (2007). Quociente de Inteligência na Infância, Fatores de Risco e Doença Cardiovascular na Vida Adulta: Revisão Sistemática e Dados Recentes do Estudo de Coorte Inglês de 1958 (Early life IQ, risk factors, and later cardiovascular disease: new data from the 1958 British Birth Cohort and a systematic review). In Alves JG, Sampaio-Carneiro M (Ed.), Prevenção de Doenças do Adulto na Infância e na Adolescência (Prevention of adult chronic diseases in infancy andadolescence). (pp. - ). : Medbook.
    • Houweling TA, Jayasinghe S, Chandola T (2007). The social determinants of childhood mortality in Sri Lanka: timetrends & comparisons across South Asia. Indian Journal of Medical Research, (126(4)), 239 - 248.
    • Marmot MG, Chandola T (2007). Socioeconomic Status and Health. In George F (Ed.), Encyclopaedia of Stress (pp. - ). : Elsevier.
    • Chandola T, Marmot MG, Siegrist J (2007). Failed reciprocity in closed relationships and health: findings from the Whitehall II study.. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 63(4), 403 - 411.
    • Bradby H, Chandola T (2007). Ethnicity and Racism in the Politics of Health. In Scriven A, Sebastian G (Ed.), Public Health: Social Context and Action (pp. - ). : .
    • De Vogli R, Chandola T, Marmot M (2007). Negative Aspects of Close Relationships and Heart Disease.. Archives of Internal Medicine, 167(18), 1951 - 1957.
    • Stafford M, Chandola T, Marmot MG (2007). Association between fear of crime and mental health and physical functioning. American Journal of Public Health, 97(11), 2076 - 2081. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2006.097154
    • Brunner EJ, Chandola T, Marmot MG (2007). Prospective effect of job strain on general and central obesity in the Whitehall II study. American Journal of Epidemiology, (165), 828 - 837. doi:10.1093/aje/kwk058

    2006

    • Lahelma E, Lallukka T, Laaksonen M, Martikainen P, Rahkonen O, Chandola T, Head I, Marmot M, Sekine M, Nasermoaddeli A, Kagamimori S (2006). Socioeconomic differences in health behaviours among employees from Britain, Finland, and Japan. EUR J PUBLIC HEALTH, 16, 33 - 33.
    • Batty D, Chandola T, Blane D, Deary I (2006). Childhood IQ in relation to CHD risk factors in adult life: Preliminary findings from the National Child Development Study.
    • De Vogli R, Ferrie J, Chandola T, Kivimaki M, and Marmot M (2006). Fairness is Good For Health: Evidence from the Whitehall II study.
    • De Vogli R, Ferrie J, Chandola T, Kivimaki M, and Marmot M (2006). Psychosocial Factors Work stress and CHD.
    • Chandola T, Deary IJ, Blane D, Batty GD (2006). Childhood IQ in relation to obesity and weight gain in adult life: the national child development (1958) study.. International Journal of Obesity, 30(9), 1422 - 1432. doi:10.1038/sj.ijo.0803279
    • Sekine M, Chandola T, Martikainen P, Marmot M, Kagamimory S (2006). Work and family characteristics as determinants of socioeconomic and sex inequalities in sleep: The Japanese Civil Servants Study. Sleep, 29(2), 206 - 216.
    • Sekine M, Chandola T, Martikainen P, McGeoghegan D, Marmot M, Kagamimori S (2006). Explaining social inequalitiies in health by sleep: the Japanese civil servants study. Journal of Public Health, 28, 63 - 70.
    • Chandola T, Brunner E, Marmot M (2006). Chronic stress at work and the metabolic syndrome: prospective study. BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.), 332, 521 - 525. doi:10.1136/bmj.38693.435301.80
    • Sekine M, Chandola T, Martikainen P, Marmot M, Kagamimori S (2006). Socioeconomic inequalities in physical and mental functioning of Japanese civil servants: explanations from work and family characteristics. Social Science and Medicine, 63(2), 430 - 445.
    • Chandola T, Clarke P, Morris JN, Blane D (2006). Pathways between education and health: a causal modelling approach. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society), 169(2), 337 - 359. doi:10.1111/j.1467-985X.2006.00411.x

    2005

    • Chandola T, Siegrist J, Marmot M (2005). Do changes in effort-reward imbalance at work contribute to an explanation of the social gradient in angina?. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 62, 223 - 230.
    • Nasemoaddeli A, Sekine M, Kumari M, Chandola T, Marmot M, Kagamimori S (2005). Association of sleep quality and free time leisure activities in Japanese and British civil servants. Journal of Occupational Health, 47, 384 - 390.
    • Chandola T, Clarke P, Wiggins RD, Bartley M (2005). Who you live with and where you live: setting the context for health using multiple membership multilevel models. Epidemiology and Community Health, 59, 170 - 175.
    • Chandola T, Deary IJ, Blane D, Batty GD (2005). Childhood IQ in relation to obesity and weight gain in adult life.

    2004

    • Chandola T, Head J, Bartley M (2004). Socio-demographic predictors of quitting smoking: How important are household factors?. Addiction, 99(6), 770 - 777.
    • Chandola TP, Martikainen P, Bartley M, Lahelma E, Marmot M, Michizaku S, Nasermoaddeli A, Kagamimori S (2004). Does conflict between home and work explain the effect of multiple roles on mental health? a comparative study of Finland, Japan, and the UK. International Journal of Epidemiology, 33(4), 884 - 893.
    • Singh-Manoux A, Ferrie JE, Chandola T, Marmot M (2004). Socioeconomic trajectories across the lifecourse and health outcomes in midlife: evidence for the accumulation hypothesis?. International Journal of Epidemiology, 33(5), 1072 - 1079. doi:10.1093/ije/dyh224
    • Chandola T, Kuper H, Singh-Manoux A, Bartley M, Marmot M (2004). The effect of control at home on CHD events in the Whitehall II study: gender differences in psychosocial domestic pathways to social inequalities in CHD. Social Science and Medicine, 58(8), 1501 - 1509.
    • Siegrist J, Starke D, Chandola T, Godin I, Marmot M, Niedhammer I, Peter R (2004). The measurement of effort-reward imbalance at work: European Comparisons. Social Science and Medicine, 58(8), 1483 - 1499.
    • Chandola T, Marmot M (2004). Social epidemiology. In Ahrens W, Pigeot I (Ed.), Handbook of social epidemiology (pp. - ). : Springer.
    • Chandola T, Marmot MG (2004). Social Epidemiology. In Ahrens W, I P (Ed.), Handbook of epidemiology (pp. - ). : Heidelberg: Springer.

    2003

    • Adda J, Chandola T, Marmot M (2003). Commentary - Socio-economic status and health: causality and pathways. J ECONOMETRICS, 112(1), 57 - 63.
    • Chandola T, Bartley M, Wiggins R, Schofield P (2003). Social inequalities in health by individual and household measures of social position in a cohort of healthy people. Epidemiology and Community Health, 57, 56 - 62.
    • Jenkinson C, Coulter A, Bruster S, Chandola T, Jones P (2003). Factors relating to patients' reports about hospital care for coronary heart disease in England. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy, 8, 83 - 86.
    • Chandola T, Bartley M, Sacker A, Jenkinson C, Marmot MG (2003). Health selection in the Whitehall II Study, UK. Social Science and Medicine, 56, 2059 - 2072.
    • Adda J, Chandola T, Marmot MG (2003). Socio-economic status and health: causality and pathways. Journal of Econometrics, 112, 57 - 63.

    2002

    • Chandola T, Coleman D, Hiorns R (2002). Heterogenous fertility in the Enclish-speaking world: Common patters in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States. Population Studies, 56, 181 - 200.
    • Jenkinson C, Hobart J, Chandola T, Fitzpatrick R, Peto V, Swash M (2002). Use of the short form health survey (SF-36) in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: Tests of data quality, score reliability, response rate and scaling assumptions. Journal of Neurology, 249, 178 - 183.
    • Chandola T, Coleman DA, Hiorns RW (2002). Distinctive features of age-specific fertility profiles in the English-speaking world: common patterns in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States, 1970-98.. Popul Stud (Camb), 56(2), 181 - 200. doi:10.1080/00324720215929
    • Fitzpatrick R, Surender R, Chandola T (2002). Health and health care. In Hollowell J (Ed.), Britain Since 1945 (pp. - ). : Blackwells.
    • Jenkinson C, Coulter A, Bruster S, Richards N, Chandola T (2002). Patients' experiences and satisfaction with health care: Results of a questionnaire study of specific aspects of care. Quality and Safety in Health Care, 11, 335 - 339.
    • Adda J, Chandola T, Marmot M (2002). Socio-Economic Status and Health: Causality and Pathways. Journal of Econometrics, 112, 57 - 63.
    • Thompson D, Jenkinson C, Roebuck A, Lewin R, Boyle R, Chandola T (2002). Development and validation of a short measure of health status for individuals with acute myocardial infarction: The myyocardial infarction dimensional assessment scale (MIDAS). Quality of Life Research, 11, 535 - 543.
    • Head J, Chandola T (2002). Social position and gender differences in quitting smoking. EUR J PUBLIC HEALTH, 12(4), 60 - 61.

    2001

    • Jenkinson C, Chandola T, Coulter A (2001). An assessment of the construct validity of the SF-12 Summary scores across ethnic groups. Journal of Public Health Medicine, 23(3), 187 - 194.
    • Chandola T (2001). Ethnic and class differences in health in relation to British South Asians: using the new National Statistics Socio-Economic Classification. Social Science and Medicine, 52, 1285 - 1296.
    • Chandola T (2001). Making a difference: the practice of sociology. SOC SCI MED, 52(5), 811 - 811.
    • Chandola T (2001). I. Deutscher, Making a Difference: the Practice of Sociology (Book review). Social Science and Medicine, 52, 811 - .
    • Chandola T (2001). Book review: I Deutscher Making a Difference: the Practice of Sociology. Social Science and Medicine, 52, 811 - 811.
    • Chandola T (2001). Fear of crime and area differences in health. Health and Place, 7(2), 105 - 116.

    2000

    • Chandola TJ (2000). The new UK National Statistics socio-economic classification: investigating social class differences in SF-36 scores. Journal of Public Health Medicine, 22(2), 641 - 649.
    • Chandola T (2000). Social class differences in mortality using the National Statistics Socio-economic Classification: a reply to Rose and Pevalin. SOC SCI MED, 51(7), 1129 - 1133.
    • Chandola TJ (2000). Validating self rated health in different ethnic groups. Ethnicity and Health, 5(2), 151 - 159.
    • Chandola T (2000). Social class differences in mortality using the NS-SEC: a reply to Rose and Pevalin. Social Science and Medicine, 51(7), 1129 - 1133.
    • Chandola T, Jenkinson C (2000). The new UK National Statistics Socio-Economic Classification (NS-SEC); investigating social class differences in self-reported health status.. J Public Health Med, 22(2), 182 - 190.
    • Chandola T (2000). Social class differences in mortality using the new UK National Statistics Socio-Economic Classification. Social Science and Medicine, 50(5), 641 - 649.
    • Chandola T, Coleman DA, Hiorns RW (2000). A comment on "Recent European fertility patterns: Fitting curves to 'distorted' distributions" by T. Chandola, D. A. Coleman and R. W. Hiorns - Reply. POP STUD-J DEMOG, 54(3), 351 - 351.

    1999

    • Chandola T, Coleman DA, Hiorns RW (1999). Recent European fertility patterns: fitting curves to 'distorted' distributions.. Popul Stud (Camb), 53(3), 317 - 329. doi:10.1080/00324720308089

    1998

    • Chandola T (1998). Social inequality in coronary heart disease: a comparison of occupational classifications.. Soc Sci Med, 47(4), 525 - 533.

    • Kumari M, Badrick E, Chandola T, Adler NE, Epel E, Seeman T, Kirschbaum C, Marmot MG (). Measures of Social Position and Cortisol Secretion in an Aging Population: Findings From the Whitehall II Study.. Psychosomatic Medicine, , - .
    • Chandola T, Heraclides A, Kumari M (). Psychophysiological biomarkers of workplace stressors.. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, , - .