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General enquiries:

Ms Maggie Heinrich
Whitehall II Project Manager

Study participants:

Ms Stephanie Smith
Study & Data Co-ordinator
Tel: 0800 068 1562 or
020 7679 5621
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Data sharing enquiries:

Dr Aida Sanchez
Data Manager


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  • Akbaraly TN, Kivimaki M, Brunner EJ, Chandola T, Marmot MG, Singh-Manoux A et al. Association between metabolic syndrome and depressive symptoms in middle-aged adults: results from the Whitehall II study. Diabetes Care 2009; 32(3):499-504.
  • Akbaraly TN, Brunner EJ, Ferrie JE, Marmot MG, Kivimaki M, Singh-Manoux A. Dietary pattern and depressive symptoms in middle age. Br J Psychiatry 2009; 195(5):408-413.
  • Akbaraly TN, Singh-Manoux A, Marmot MG, Brunner EJ. Education attenuates the association between dietary patterns and cognition. Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 2009; 27(2):147-154.
  • Akbaraly TN, Kivimaki M, Shipley MJ, Tabak AG, Jokela M, Virtanen M et al. Metabolic syndrome over 10 years and cognitive functioning in late mid life: The Whitehall II study. Diabetes Care 2009.
  • Batty GD, Shipley MJ, Gunnell D, Huxley R, Kivimaki M, Woodward M, Lee CM, Smith GD. Height, wealth, and health: an overview with new data from three longitudinal studies. Econ Hum Biol. 2009 Jul;7(2):137-52.
  • Britton A, Marmot M, Shipley M. How does variability in alcohol consumption over time affect the relationship with mortality and coronary heart disease? Addiction in press (Britton A, Marmot M, Shipley M. Authors’ response to commentary. Addiction in press)
  • Brunner E, Shipley M, Spencer V, Kivimaki M, Chandola T, Gimeno D et al. Social inequality in walking speed in early old age in the Whitehall II study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2009; 64(10):1082-1089.
  • Brunner EJ, Shipley MJ, Marmot MG, Kivimaki M, Witte DR. Do the Joint British Society (JBS2) guidelines on prevention of cardiovascular disease with respect to plasma glucose improve risk stratification in the general population? Prospective cohort study. Diabetic Medicine, in press.
  • Danesh J: The Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration. Lipoprotein(a) concentration and the risk of coronary heart disease, stroke and nonvascular mortality: individual data analysis of 121,944 participants from 34 prospective studies. JAMA 2009;302(4):412-423.
  • Danesh J: The Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration. Major lipids, apolipoproteins, the risk of vascular disease. JAMA 2009;302(18):1993-2000.
  • Dugravot A, Gueguen A, Kivimaki M, Vahtera J, Shipley M, Marmot MG et al. Socioeconomic position and cognitive decline using data from two waves: what is the role of the wave 1 cognitive measure? J Epidemiol Community Health 2009; 63(8):675-680.
  • Elovainio M, Ferrie JE, Singh-Manoux A, Gimeno D, De Vogli R, Shipley MJ et al. Cumulative exposure to high-strain and active jobs as predictors of cognitive function: the Whitehall II study. Occup Environ Med 2009; 66(1):32-37.
  • Elovainio M, Ferrie JE, Singh-Manoux A, Gimeno D, De Vogli R, Shipley M, Vahtera J, Brunner E, Marmot MG, Kivimäki M. Organisational justice and markers of inflammation: the Whitehall II study. Occup Environ Med. 2010 Feb;67(2):78-83.
  • Elovainio,M., Ferrie,J.E., Gimeno,D., De, Vogli R., Shipley,M., Brunner,E.J., Kumari,M., Vahtera,J., Marmot,M.G., Kivimaki,M. (2009). Organizational justice and sleeping problems: The Whitehall II study. Psychosom.Med 71(3), 334-340.
  • Elovainio M, Kivimäki M, Ferrie JE, Gimeno D, De Vogli R, Virtanen M, Vahtera J, Brunner EJ, Marmot MG, Singh-Manoux A.Physical and cognitive function in midlife: reciprocal effects? A 5-year follow-up of the Whitehall II study.J Epidemiol Community Health. 2009 Jun;63(6):468-73.
  • Ferrie JE, Kivimäki M, Singh-Manoux A, Shortt A, Martikainen P, Head J, Marmot M, Gimeno D, De Vogli R, Elovainio M, Shipley MJ. Non-response to baseline, non-response to follow-up and mortality in the Whitehall II cohort Int. J. Epidemiol., 2009; 38: 831-837.
  • Gimeno D, Elovainio M, Jokela M, De Vogli R, Marmot MG, Kivimaki M. Association between passive jobs and low levels of leisure-time physical activity: the Whitehall II cohort study. Occup Environ Med 2009; 66(11):772-776.
  • Gimeno D, Tabak AG, Ferrie JE, Shipley MJ, De Vogli R, Elovainio M et al. Justice at Work and Metabolic Syndrome: the Whitehall II Study. Occup Environ Med 2009 Oct 9. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Gimeno D, Kivimaki M, Brunner EJ, Elovainio M, De Vogli R, Steptoe A, Kumari M, Lowe GD, Rumley A, Marmot MG, Ferrie JE. Associations of C-reactive protein and interleukin-6 with cognitive symptoms of depression: 12-year follow up of the Whitehall II study. Psychol Med 2009; 39, 03, 413-423.
  • Grant N, Hamer M, Steptoe A. Social isolation and stress-related cardiovascular, lipid, and cortisol responses. Ann Behav Med. 2009 Feb;37(1):29-37.
  • Halcox JP, Donald AE, Ellins E, Witte DR, Shipley MJ, Brunner EJ, Marmot MG, Deanfield JE. Endothelial function predicts progression of carotid intima-media thickness. Circulation. 2009;119:1005-12.
  • Hamer M, O'Donnell K, Lahiri A, Steptoe A. Salivary cortisol responses to mental stress are associated with coronary artery calcification in healthy men and women. Eur Heart J 2009.
  • Hamer M, Kivimaki M, Yerramasu A, Lahiri A, Deanfield JE, Marmot MG, Steptoe A. Walking Speed and Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Healthy Older Adults: The Whitehall Ii Study. Heart. 2009 Dec 1. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Hamer M, Steptoe A. Prospective study of physical fitness, adiposity, and inflammatory markers in healthy middle-aged men and women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 Jan;89(1):85-9. Epub 2008 Dec 3.
  • Heraclides A, Chandola T, Witte DR, Brunner EJ. Psychosocial stress at work doubles the risk of type 2 diabetes in middle-aged women: evidence from the Whitehall II study. Diabetes Care 2009; 32(12):2230-2235.
  • Heraclides A, Brunner E. Social mobility and social accumulation across the life-course in relation to adult overweight and obesity: The Whitehall II study. J Epidemiol Community Health 2009 Sep 7. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Herder C, Brunner EJ, Rathmann W, Strassburger K, Tabák AG, Schloot NC, Witte DR. Elevated levels of the anti-inflammatory interleukin-1 receptor antagonist precede the onset of type 2 diabetes: the Whitehall II study. Diabetes Care. 2009 Mar;32(3):421-3.
  • Hintsa T, Shipley M, Gimeno D, Elovainio M, Chandola T, Jokela M, Keltikangas-Järvinen L, Vahtera J, Marmot MG, Kivimäki M. Do pre-employment influences explain the association between psychosocial factors at work and coronary heart disease? The Whitehall II study. Occup Environ Med. 2009 Oct 9. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Jokela M, Singh-Manoux A, Ferrie JE, Gimeno D, Akbaraly TN, Shipley MJ, Head J, Elovainio M, Marmot MG, Kivimäki M. The association of cognitive performance with mental health and physical functioning strengthens with age: the Whitehall II cohort study. Psychol Med. 2009 Sep 1:1-9. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Kivimaki M, Batty GD, Singh-Manoux A, Nabi H, Sabia S, Tabak AG et al. Association between common mental disorder and obesity over the adult life course. Br J Psychiatry 2009; 195:149-155.
  • Kivimäki M, Batty GD, Singh-Manoux A, Ferrie JE, Tabak AG, Jokela M, Marmot MG, Davey Smith G, Shipley MJ.Validating the Framingham Hypertension Risk Score. Results From the Whitehall II Study.Hypertension. 2009; 54(3):496-501.
  • Kivimaki M, Lawlor DA, Singh-Manoux A, Batty GD, Ferrie JE, Shipley MJ et al. Common mental disorder and obesity: insight from four repeat measures over 19 years: prospective Whitehall II cohort study. Br Med J 2009; 339:b3765.
  • Kivimäki M, Tabak AG, Batty GD, Singh-Manoux A, Jokela M, Akbaraly TN, Witte DR, Brunner EJ, Marmot MG, Lawlor DA. Hyperglycaemia, Type 2 Diabetes and Depressive Symptoms: The British Whitehall II Study.Diabetes Care. 2009; 32(10):1867-1869.
  • Kumari M, Badrick E, Chandola T, Adam EK, Stafford M, Marmot MG et al. Cortisol secretion and fatigue: associations in a community based cohort. Psychoneuroendocrinology 2009; 34(10):1476-1485.
  • Kumari M, Badrick E, Ferrie J, Perski A, Marmot M, Chandola T. Self-reported sleep duration and sleep disturbance are independently associated with cortisol secretion in the Whitehall II study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2009; 94(12):4801-4809.
  • Kuper H, Nicholson A, Kivimäki M, Aitsi-Selmi A, Cavalleri G, Deanfield JE, Heuschmann P, Jouven X, Malyutina S, Mayosi BM, Sans S, Thomsen T, Witteman JCM, Hingorani AD, Lawlor DA, Hemingway H. Evaluating the causal relevance of diverse risk markers: a horizontal systematic review. Br Med J 2009;339: b4265.
  • Laaksonen E, Martikainen P, Head J, Rahkonen O, Marmot MG, Lahelma E. Associations of multiple socio-economic circumstances with physical functioning among Finnish and British employees. Eur J Public Health 2009; 19(1):38-45.
  • Laaksonen E, Martikainen P, Lallukka T, Lahelma E, Ferrie J, Rahkonen O et al. Economic difficulties and common mental disorders among Finnish and British white-collar employees: the contribution of social and behavioural factors. J Epidemiol Community Health 2009; 63:439-446.
  • Lallukka T, Chandola T, Hemingway H, Marmot M, Lahelma E, Rahkonen O. Job strain and symptoms of angina pectoris among British and Finnish middle-aged employees. J Epidemiol Community Health 2009; 63(12):980-985.
  • Lallukka T, Chandola T, Roos E, Cable N, Sekine M, Kagamimori S et al. Work-Family Conflicts and Health Behaviors Among British, Finnish, and Japanese Employees. Int J Behav Med 2009 Jun 9 [Epub ahead of print]
  • McNaughton SA, Mishra GD, Brunner EJ. Food patterns associated with blood lipids are predictive of coronary heart disease: the Whitehall II study. Br J Nutr 2009; 102(4):619-624.
  • Miller MA; Kandala NB; Kivimaki M; Kumari M; Brunner EJ; Lowe GDO; Marmot MG; Cappuccio FP. Gender differences in the cross-sectional relationships between sleep duration and markers of inflammation: Whitehall II study. Sleep 2009;32(7):857-864.
  • Nabi,H., Kivimaki,M., Sabia,S., Dugravot,A., Lajnef,M., Marmot,M.G., Singh-Manoux,A. (2009). Hostility and trajectories of body mass index over 19 years: the Whitehall II Study. Am.J Epidemiol. 169(3), 347-354.
  • Newhouse S, Farrall M, Wallace C, Hoti M, [...], Kumari M, Marmot M, Brunner E, et al. Polymorphisms in the WNK1 gene are associated with blood pressure variation and urinary potassium excretion. PLoS One. 2009;4(4):e5003.
  • Sabia,S., Kivimaki,M., Shipley,M.J., Marmot,M.G., Singh-Manoux,A. (2009). Body mass index over the adult life course and cognition in late midlife: the Whitehall II Cohort Study. Am.J Clin.Nutr. 89(2), 601-607
  • Sabia S, Nabi H, Kivimaki M, Shipley MJ, Marmot MG, Singh-Manoux A. Health behaviors from early to late midlife as predictors of cognitive function: The Whitehall II study. Am J Epidemiol 2009; 170(4):428-437.
  • Sacker A, Head J, Gimeno D, Bartley M. Social inequality in physical and mental health comorbidity dynamics. Psychosom Med. 2009 Sep;71(7):763-70. Epub 2009 Jul 21.
  • Sanderson SC, Kumari M, Brunner EJ, Miller MA, Rumley A, Lowe GD et al. Association between IL6 gene variants -174G>C and -572G>C and serum IL-6 levels: interactions with social position in the Whitehall II cohort. Atherosclerosis 2009; 204(2):459-464.
  • Sekine M, Chandola T, Martikainen P, Marmot M, Kagamimori S. 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. 2009 Nov;69(10):1417-25.
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  • Tabak AG, Brunner EJ, Miller MA, Karanam S, McTernan PG, Cappuccio FP et al. Low serum adiponectin predicts 10-year risk of type 2 diabetes and HbA1c independently of obesity, lipids, and inflammation: Whitehall II study. Horm Metab Res 2009; 41(8):626-629.
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