Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care


Journal Articles

ICLS researchers are leaders in their field and their research is published in the world's top journals. Below is a list of all research published since 2008.











  • Bergh C.,Udumyan R., Fall K., Almroth H., Montgomery S. (2015) Stress resilience and physical fitness in adolescence and risk of coronary heart disease in middle age. Heart doi 10.1136/heartjnl-2014-306703

  • Booker C. L.,Skew A.J.,Kelly Y., Sacker, A (2015) Media Use, Sports Participation, and Well-Being in Adolescence: Cross-Sectional Findings From the UK Household Longitudinal Study. American Journal of Public Health, 105;1;173-179. doi10.2105/AJPH.2013.301783

  • Cheng H., Treglown L., Montgomery S., Furnham A., (2015) Associations between Familial Factor, Trait Conscientiousness, Gender and the Occurrence of Type 2 Diabetes in Adulthood: Evidence from a British Cohort. PLOS ONE 10,5 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0122701

  • Cheng H,Treglown L, Montgomery S, Kornilaki E, Tsivrikos D, Furnham A (2015) The associations between personality traits, education, occupation and the occurrence of eczema in adulthood. Journal of Health Psychology    DOI 10.1177/1359105315618457

  • Goisis, A., Sacker, A., Kelly, Y.,(2015) Why are poorer children at higher risk of obesity and overweight? A UK cohort study. The European Journal of Public Health DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckv219 ckv219

  • Gunnarsson M., Udumyan R., Bahmanyar S., Nilsagård .Y, Montgomery S., (2015) Characteristics in childhood and adolescence associated with future multiple sclerosis risk in men: cohort study. European Journal of Neurology 22: 7 doi:10.1111/ene.12718

  • Hiyoshi A., Fall K., Netuveli G., Montgomery S. (2015) Remarriage after divorce and depression risk. Social Science & Medicine, 14110.1016/j.socscimed.2015.07.029

  • Hiyoshi A. Udumyan R, Osika W, Bihagen E, Fall K, Montgomery S., (2015) Stress resilience in adolescence and subsequent antidepressant and anxiolytic medication in middle aged men: Swedish cohort study. Doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.03.057

  • Hughes, A., McMunn, A., Bartley, M., Kumari, M. (2015) Elevated inflammatory biomarkers during unemployment: modification by age and country in the UK. J Epidemiol Community Health doi:10.1136/jech-2014-204404

  • Hyde M., Higgs P., Wiggins R D., Blane D., (2015) A decade of research using the CASP scale: key findings and future directions. Aging & Mental Health 19:7 doi:10.1080/13607863.2015.1018868

  • Kantor E D., Udumyan R., Signorello L. B., Giovannucci E. L., Montgomery S., Fall K. (2015) Adolescent body mass index and erythrocyte sedimentation rate in relation to colorectal cancer risk. Gut doi 10.1136/gutjnl-2014-309007

  • Kelly-Irving M., Tophoven S., Blane D., (2015), Life course research: new opportunities for establishing social and biological plausibility International Journal of Public Health doi 10.1007/s00038-015-0688-5

  • Lacey R,Stafford M, Sacker A, McMunn A (2015) Work-Family Life Courses and Subjective Wellbeing in the MRC National Survey of Health and Development (the 1946 British birth cohort study)  Journal of Population Ageing. DOI                   10.1007/s12062-015-9126-y

  • Lacey R,Sacker A, Kumari M, Worts D, McDonough P, Booker C, McMunn A (2015) Work-family life courses and markers of stress and inflammation in mid-life: evidence from the National Child Development Study. International journal of Epidemiology. DOI 10.1093/ije/dyv205

  • McMunn A, Martin P, Kelly Y, Sacker A, (2015)    Fathers Involvement: Correlates and Consequences for Child Socioemotional Behavior in the United Kingdom, Journal of Family Issues. DOI 10.1177/0192513X15622415

  • McMunn A., Lacey R., Worts D., McDonough P., Stafford M., Booker C., Kumari M., Sacker A., (2015) De-standardization and gender convergence in work-family life courses in Great Britain: A multi-channel sequence analysis. Advances in Life Course Research doi 10.1016/j.alcr.2015.06.002

  • Melinder C.,Udumyan R., Hiyoshi A., Brummer R. J., Montgomery S.(2015) Decreased stress resilience in young men significantly increases the risk of subsequent peptic ulcer disease - a prospective study of men in Sweden . Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics. Doi 10.1111/apt.13168

  • Ng Fat L.,Cable N., Shelton N.,(2015) Worsening of Health and a Cessation or Reduction in Alcohol Consumption to Special Occasion Drinking Across Three Decades of the Life Course. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research,39:1:166-174 doi10.1111/acer.12596

  • Platts, L.G.,(2015) A prospective analysis of labour market status and self-rated health in the UK and Russia. Economics of Transition, 23:2:343-370 doi 10.1111/ecot.12065

  • Platt, L G, Webb E, Zins M, Goldberg M, Netuveli G (2015) Mid-life occupational grade and quality of life following retirement: a 16-year follow-up of the French GAZEL study.    Aging & Mental Health.  DOI: 10.1080/13607863.2014.955458

  • Pluess, M.,Bartley, M.(2015) Childhood conscientiousness predicts the social gradient of smoking in adulthood: a life course analysis. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. 69:4:330-338 doi 10.1136/jech-2014-204263

  • Rouxel P., Tsakos G., Demakakos P., Zaninotto P., Chandola T., Watt R. G.,(2015) Is Social Capital a Determinant of Oral Health among Older Adults? Findings from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing. PloS one 10:5 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0125557

  • Stansfeld S., Berney L., Bhui K., Chandola T., Costelloe C., Hounsome N., Kerry S., Lanz D., Russell J., (2015) Pilot study of a randomised trial of a guided e-learning health promotion intervention for managers based on management standards for the improvement of employee well-being and reduction of sickness absence: the GEM (Guided E-learning for Managers) study. Public Health Research, 3:9 doi:10.3310/phr03090

  • Wahrendorf M., Blane D., Matthews K., Siegrist J., (2015) Linking Quality of Work in Midlife to Volunteering During Retirement: a European Study Journal of Population Ageing doi: 10.1007/s12062-015-9129-8

  • Zhang N., Bécares L., Chandola T., Callery P., (2015) Intergenerational differences in beliefs about healthy eating among carers of left-behind children in rural China: A qualitative study. Appetite 95 doi:10.1016/j.appet.2015.08.024

  • Zhang N., Bécares L., Chandola T., (2015) Does the timing of parental migration matter for child growth? A life course study on left-behind children in rural China. BMC Public Health 15:1 doi:10.1186/s12889-015-2296-y

  • Zhang N, Becares L, Chandola T (2015) A multilevel analysis of the relationship between parental migration and left-behind children's macronutrient intakes in rural China. Public Health Nutrition . DOI 10.1017/S1368980015003341

  • Zilanawala, A, Davis-Kean P, Nazroo J, Sacker A, Simonton S, Kelly Y., (2015)    Race/ethnic disparities in early childhood BMI, obesity and overweight in the United Kingdom and United States.    International journal of obesity (2005)  39  3    520-9 DOI:10.1038/ijo.2014.171


  • Goisis, A. & Sigle-Rushton, W. (2014) Childbearing postponement and child well-being: a complex and varied relationship? Demography. http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/59501/

  • Heikkila K., Kelly Y., Renfrew M J., Sacker A., Quigley MA. (2014) Breastfeeding and educational achievement at age 5. Maternal & Child Nutrition, 10:1:92-101 doi10.1111/j.1740-8709.2012.00402.x

  • Jivraj, S., Vanhoutte, B., Chandola, T., & Nazroo, J. (2014) Ageing and subjective wellbeing in later life. Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences.

  • Kim, G., Netuveli, G., Blane, D., Peasey, A., Malyutina, S., Simonova, G., Kubinova, R., Pajak, A., Croezen, S., Bobak, M., & Pikhart, H. (2014) Psychometric properties and confirmatory factor analysis of CASP-19, a measure of quality of life in early old age: HAPIEE study. Aging and Mental Health.

  • Kumari M., Holmes M V., Dale C E., Hubacek J A., Palmer T M., Pikhart H., Peasey A., Britton A., Horvat P., Kubinova R., Malyutina S., Pajak A., Tamosiunas A., Shankar A.,, Singh-Manoux A., Voevoda M., Kivimaki M., Hingorani A D., Marmot MG., Casas JP., Bobak M. (2014) Alcohol consumption and cognitive performance: a Mendelian randomization study. Addiction, 109:9:1462-1471

  • Lacey R., Bartley M., Pikhart H.,, Stafford M., Cable N. (2014) Parental separation and adult psychological distress: an investigation of material and relational mechanisms. BMC Public Health 14:1:272-

  • Lacey, R., Kumari, M. & Bartley, M. (2014) Child social isolation and adult inflammation: evidence from the National Child Development Study. Psychoneuroendocrinology, doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2014.08.007

  • Liao J., Head J., Kumari M., Stansfeld S.,Kivimaki M., Singh-Manoux A., Brunner E. (2014) Negative aspects of close relationships as risk factors for cognitive aging. American journal of epidemiology 180:11:1118-25

  • Lostao L., Blane D., Gimeno D., Netuveli G., Regidor E. (2014) Socioeconomic patterns in use of private and public health services in Spain and Britain: implications for equity in health care. Health & Place 25: 19-25 doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2013.09.011


    Platts, L.G., Webb, E., Zinsde, M., Goldberg, M., & Netuveli, G. (2014) Mid-life occupational grade and quality of life following retirement: a 16-year follow-up of the French GAZEL study. Aging and Mental Health, Sep 15:1-13. DOI:10.1080/13607863.2014.955458

  • Perez Ferrer, C., McMunn, A., Rivera, J., & Brunner, E. (2014) Educational inequalities in obesity among Mexican women 1988-2012. Plos One 9(3)e90195. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0090195.

  • Pikhartova, J., Blane, D., & Netuveli, G. (2014) The role of childhood social position in adult type 2 diabetes: evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing. BMC Public Health 2014;14:505.

  • Pillas, D., Kaakinen, M., Tzoulaki, I., Netuveli, G., Rodriguez, A., Fung, E., Tammelin, T., Blane, D. and 12 others. (2014) Locomotive development during infancy and blood pressure in adulthood. European Journal of Paediatrics.

  • Sacker A., Kelly Y., Kelly J. (2014) Changes in bedtime schedules and changes in behavioural difficulties in 7-year old children. Longitudinal and Life Course Studies 5: 7

  • Sekine M., Tatsuse T., Cable N., Chandola T., Marmot M. (2014) U-shaped associations between time in bed and the physical and mental functioning of Japanese civil servants: the roles of work, family, behavioral and sleep quality characteristics. Sleep Medicine.15:9:1122-1131 doi 10.1016/j.sleep.2014.04.012

  • Sekine M., Tatsuse T., Cable N., Chandola T., Marmot M. (2014) Socioeconomic and Gender Inequalities in Job Dissatisfaction among Japanese Civil Servants: The Roles of Work, Family and Personality Characteristics. Industrial Health. 52:6:498-511 doi10.2486/indhealth.2014-0068

  • Stone, J., Netuveli, G., & Blane, D. (2014) Life course occupational social class and health in later life: the importance of frequency and timing of measures. European Journal of Ageing. DOI 10.1007/s10433-014-0307-y.

  • Sundin, P., Udumyan. R., Sjöström, P., & Montgomery, S. (2014) Predictors in adolescence of end stage renal disease in middle-aged men. American Journal of Kidney Disease.

  • Wahrendorf, M., & Blane, D. (2014) Does labour market disadvantage help to explain why childhood circumstances are related to quality of life at older ages? Aging and Mental Health. DOI 10.1080/13607863.2014.938604

  • Wu T-Y, Chie W-C, Liu C-K, Netuveli G, Blane D.  Association of quality of life with laboratory measurements and lifestyle factors in community dwelling older people in Taiwan. Aging Ment Health. 2014 Sep 30:1-12. 

  • Zilanawala, A., Davis-Kean, Nazroo, J, Sacker, A., Simonton, S., & Kelly, Y. (2014) Race/Ethnic Disparities in Early Childhood BMI, Obesity and Overweight in the UK and US. International Journal of Obesity. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2014.171




  • Booker, C., Skew, A., Sacker, A., et al. (2013) Well-being in adolescence - an association with health-related behaviours: Findings from Understanding Society, the UK Household Longitudinal Study. The Journal of Early Adolescence.

  • Carson, C., Sacker, A., Kelly, Y. , Redshaw, M., Kurinczuk, J.J., & Quigley, M.A. (2013) Asthma in children born after infertility treatment: findings from the UK Millennium Cohort. Human Reproduction.

  • Corna, L., & Sacker, A. (2013). A lifetime of experience: Modeling the labour market and family histories of older adults in Britain. Longitudinal and Life Course Studies.

  • De Vries, R., & Blane, D. (2013) Fuel poverty and the health of older people: The role of local climate. Journal of Public Health, doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fds094

  • Flint, E., Shelton, N., Bartley, M., & Sacker, A. (2013) Do local unemployment rates modify the effect of individual labour market status on psychological distress? Health and Place, doi:10.1016/healthplace.2013.04.004

  • Jackowska, M., Kumari, M., & Steptoe, A. (2013) Sleep and biomarkers in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing. Associations with C-reactive protein, fibrinogen, dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate and haemoglobin. Psychoneuroendocrinology, doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2012.12.015.

  • Kelly, Y., Iacovou, M., Quigley, M., Gray, R., Wolke, D., Kelly, J., & Sacker, A. (2013) Light drinking versus abstinence in pregnancy - behavioural and cognitive outcomes in 7 year old children: a longitudinal cohort study. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.12246.

  • Kelly, Y., Kelly, J., & Sacker, A. (2013) Time for Bed - associations with cognitive performance in 7 year old children: a longitudinal population based study. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, doi:10.1136/jech-2012-202024

  • Keurentjes, C., Blane, D., Bartley, M., Keurentjes, J., Fiocco, M., & Nelissen, R.  (2013) Socio-economic position has no effect on improvement in health-related quality of life and patient satisfaction in total hip and knee replacement: a cohort study.  PLoS ONE 8(3): e56785. Doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0056785.

  • Lacey, R., Kumari, M., & McMunn, A. (2013) Parental separation in childhood and adult inflammation: the importance of material and psychosocial pathways. Psychoneuroendocrinology Journal, doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2013.05.007

  • Laverty, A. A., Mindel, J. S., Webb, E. A., & Millett, C. (2013) Active Travel to Work and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in the United Kingdom. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 45, 282-288.

  • McDonough, P., Worts, D., McMunn, A., & Sacker, A. (2013) Social Change and Women's Health. International Journal of Health Services, doi: 10.2190/HS.43.3.h

  • Montgomery, S., Udumyan, R., Magnuson, A., Osika, W., Sundin, P.O., & Blane, D. (2013) Mortality following unemployment during an economic downturn: Swedish register-based cohort study. BMJ Open. 2013; 3:doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003031

  • Norton, S., Hughes, L.D., Chilcot, J., Sacker, A., van Os, S., Young, A., & Done, J. (2013) Negative and positive illness perceptions of rheumatoid arthritis: a latent profile analysis. Journal of Behavioral Medicine Online First doi: 10.1007/s10865-013-9506-9.

  • Norton, S., Sacker, A., Dixey, J., Done, J., Williams, P., and Young, A. (2013) Trajectories of functional limitation in early rheumatoid arthritis and their association with mortality. Rheumatology, doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/ket253

  • Platts, L.G., Netuveli, G., Webb, E., Zins, M., Goldberg, M., Blane, D. & Wahrendorf M. (2013) Physical occupational exposures during working life and quality of life after labour market exit: results from the Gazel study. Aging & Mental Health, 17(6): 697-706. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2013.781120.

  • Priest, N., Paradies, Y., Trenerry, B., Truong, M., Karlsen, S., & Kelly, Y. (2013) A systematic review of studies examining the relationship between reported racism and health and wellbeing for children and young people. Social Science and Medicine, 2013, 95:115-27, doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2012.11.031

  • Richter, M. & Blane D. (2013) The life course: challenges and opportunities for public health research.  International Journal of Public Health 2013;58:1-2.

  • Sacker, A., Kelly, Y., Iacovou, M., Cable, N., & Bartley, M. (2013) Breastfeeding and intergenerational social mobility, what are the mechanisms? Archives of Disease in Childhood. doi:10.1136/archdischild-2012-303199

  • Takagi, D., Kondo, K., Kondo, N., Cable, N., Ikeda, K., & Kawachi, I. (2013) Social disorganization/social fragmentation and risk of depression among older people in Japan: Multilevel investigation of indices of social distance. Social Science & Medicine, doi:pii: S0277-9536(13)00002-6.10.1016/j.socscimed. 2013.01.001.

  • Tsakos, G., Sabbah, W., Chandola, T., Newton, T., Kawachi, I., Aida, J., Sheiham, A., Marmot, M.G., & Watt, R.G. (2013) Social Relationships and Oral Health Among Adults Aged 60 Years or Older. Psychosomatic Medicine.

  • Webb, E., Blane, D., & De Vries, R. (2013) Housing and Respiratory Health at Older Ages. Journal of Epidemiological Health.

  • Worts, D., Sacker, A., McMunn, A., & McDonough, P. (2013) Individualization, Opportunity and Risk in American Women's Work and Family Lives: A Multi-State Sequence Analysis. Advances in Life Course Research.

  • Worts, D., Sacker, A., McMunn, A., & McDonough P. (2013) Individualization, Opportunity and Jeopardy in American Women's Work and Family Lives: A Multi-State Sequence Analysis. Advances in Life Course Research. 2013;18(4):296-318.

  • Wu, T-Y., Chie, W-C., Kuo, K-L., Wong, W-K., Liu, J-P., Chiu, S-T., Cheng, Y-H., Netuveli, G., & Blane, D. (2013) Quality of life among community dwelling older people in Taiwan measured by CASP-19, an index to capture quality of life in old age.  Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, doi: 10.1016/j.archger.2013.03.010

  • Zaninotto, P., Head, J., & Sacker, A. (2013) Relationship between wealth and age-trajectories of walking speed among older adults: evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing. Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences 2013:E publication ahead of print, May 16.


  • Aitsi-Selmi, A., Chandola, T., Friel, S., Nouraei, R., Shipley, M.J., & Marmot, M.G. (2012) Interaction between education and household wealth on the risk of obesity in women in Egypt. PLoS One, 7(6):e39507.

  • Alshamsan, R., Lee, J.T., Majeed, A., Netuveli, G., & Millett, C. (2012) Effect of a UK Pay-for-Performance Program on Ethnic Disparities in Diabetes Outcomes: Interrupted Time Series Analysis. Annals of Family Medicine, 10(3):228-234.

  • Bartley, M. (2012) Health, employment, and economic change, 1973-2009: repeated cross sectional study: Research explained. Student BMJ, 20:e4095 doi:10.1136/sbmj.e4095

  • Bartley, M., Kelly, Y., & Sacker, A. (2012). Early Life Financial Adversity and Respiratory Function in Midlife: A Prospective Birth Cohort Study. American Journal of Epidemiology, 175, 33-42. 10.1093/aje/kwr284

  • Bartley, M. (2012). Explaining health inequality: Evidence from the UK. Social Science & Medicine, 74(5), 658-660. 10.1016/j.socscimed.2011.12.015.

  • Bartley, M. (2012) Economic inactivity and health. Editorial. British Medical Journal, doi: 10.1136/bmj.e2858.

  • Björk, T., Brus, O., Osika, W., Montgomery, S. (2012). Laterality, hand control and scholastic performance: a British birth cohort study. BMJ Open 2012; 2:e000314.

  • Brunner, E., Hiyoshi, A., Cable, N., Honjo, K., & Iso H. (2012). Social epidemiology and eastern wisdom. Journal of Epidemiology 22(4) 291-294.

  • Cable, N., Bartley, M., Chandola, T. & Sacker, A. (2012). Friends are equally important to men and women, but family matters more for men's well-being. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. doi:10.1136/jech-2012-201113

  • Carson, C., Redshaw, M., Sacker, A., Kelly, Y., Kurinczuk, J.J., & Quigley, M.A. (2012). Effects of pregnancy planning, fertility, and assisted reproductive treatment on child behavioral problems at 5 and 7 years: evidence from the Millennium Cohort Study. Fertility and Sterility: doi:10.1016/j.fertnstert. 2012.10.029

  • Carson, C., Sacker, A., Kelly, Y., Kurinczuk, J.J., & Quigley, M.A. (2012). Asthma in children born after infertility treatment: findings from the UK Millennium Cohort Study. Human reproduction: doi: 10.1093/humrep/des398

  • Coronini-Cronberg, S., Millett, C., Laverty, A. & Webb, E. (2012) The impact of free older persons' bus pass on active travel and regular walking in England. American Journal of Public Health, doi:10.2105/AJPH.2012.300946

  • Gordon, D., Howe, L., Galobardes, B., Matijasevich, A., Johnston, D., Onwujekwe, O., Patel, R., Webb, E., Lawlor, D. & Hargreaves, J. (2012) Authors' Response to: Alternatives to principal components analysis to derive asset-based indices to measure socio-economic position in low- and middle-income countries: the case for multiple correspondence analysis. International Journal of Epidemiology, doi:10.1093/ije/dys120

  • Harding, S., Lenguerrand, E., Costa, G., d'Errico, A., Martikainen, P., Tarkainen, L., Akinwale, B., Blane, D. & Bartley, M. (2012) Trends in mortality by labour market position around retirement ages in three European countries with different welfare regimes.  International Journal of Public Health. doi:10.1007/s00038-012-0359-8

  • Heikkilä, K., Kelly, Y., Renfrew, M.J., Sacker, A. & Quigley, M.A. (2012). Breastfeeding and educational achievement at age 5 Maternal & Child Nutrition: 10.1111/j.1740-8709.2012.00402.x

  • Honjo, K., Iso, H., Iwata, M., Cable, N., Inoue, M., Sawada, N. & Tsugane, S. (2012). Effectiveness of the Combined Approach for Assessing Social Gradients in Stroke Risk Among Married Women in Japan. Journal of Epidemiology, Apr22(e-pub).

  • Howe, L., Galobardes, B., Matijasevich, A., Gordon, D., Johnston, D., Onwujekwe, O., Patel, R., Webb, E., Lawlor, D. & Hargreaves, J. (2012) Measuring socioeconomic position for epidemiological studies in low- and middle-income countries - a methods of measurement in epidemiology paper. International Journal of Epidemiology, 41: 871-886.

  • Ki, M., Kelly, Y., Sacker, A., & Nazroo, J. (2012). Poor health, employment transitions and gender: evidence from the British Household Panel Survey. International Journal of Public Health: doi:10.1007/s00038-012-0437-y

  • Kumari, M., Head, J., Bartley, M., Stansfeld, S. & Kivimak, M. (2012) Maternal separation in childhood and diurnal cortisol patterns in mid-life: findings from the Whitehall II study.  Psychological Medicine. doi:10.1017/S0033291712001353

  • Netuveli, G., Pikhart, H., Bobak, M., & Blane, D. (2012) Generic quality of life predicts all-cause mortality in the short term: evidence from British Household Panel Survey. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, published on February 21, 2012 as 10.1136/jech-2011-200310.

  • Netuveli, G., Bartley, M. (2012). Perception is reality: effect of subjective versus objective socio-economic position on quality of life. Sociology. doi: 10.1177/0038038512455963.

  • Norton, S., Sacker, A. & Done, D.J. (2012). Further research needed: a comment on Coyne & van Sonderen's call to abandon the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale. Journal of Psychosomatic Research 73: 75-76.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychores.2012.04.005

  • Quigley, M. A., Hockley, C., Carson, C., Kelly, Y., Renfrew, M.J. & Sacker, A. (2012). Breastfeeding is Associated with Improved Child Cognitive Development: A Population-Based Cohort Study. The Journal of Pediatrics 160(1): 25-32

  • Sacker, A., McDonough, P., & Worts, D. (2012) A multiple process latent transition model of poverty and health. Methodology. doi: 10.1027/1614-2241/a000061.

  • Sacker, A. & Kelly, Y. (2012). Ethnic differences in growth in early childhood: An investigation of two potential mechanisms. European Journal of Public Health 22: 197-203.doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckr032

  • Sacker, A., Kelly, Y., Bartley, M. & Iacovou. M. (2012) Breastfeeding and Social Mobility: Neurological Development or Stress Mechanisms? Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 66:A38. doi:10.1136/jech-2012-201753.098

  • Sacker, A., Kelly, Y., Bartley, M., & Iacovou, M. (2012). PL02 Breastfeeding and Social Mobility: Neurological Development or Stress Mechanisms? Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 66(Suppl 1): A38. Conference abstract.

  • Wahrendorf, M., Dragono, N. & Siegrist, J. (2012) Social Position, Work Stress, and Retirement Intentions: A Study with Older Employees from 11 European Countries. European Sociological Review. doi: 10.1093/esr/jcs058

  • Wahrendorf, M., Blane, D., Bartley, M., Dragano, N. & Siegrist, J. (2012) Working conditions in mid-life and mental health in older ages-results from SHARELIFE. International Journal of Public Health. doi: 10.1016.j.alcr.2012.10.004

  • Webb, E., Blane, D. & De Vries, R. (2012) Housing and respiratory health at older ages. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. doi: 10.1136/jech-2012-201458.

  • Webb, E., Blane, D., & de Vries, R. (2012) Housing and respiratory health at older ages. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 67: 280-285


  • Booker, C., & Sacker, A. (2011) Psychological well-being and reactions to multiple unemployment events: adaptation or sensitisation? Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, doi:10.1136/jech.2010.126755.

  • Booker, C., & Sacker, A. (2011) Limiting long-term illness and subjective well-being in families. International Journal of Longitudinal and Lifecourse Studies, 3(1), 41-65.

  • Cable, N., McMunn, A., Bartley, M., Kelly, Y. (2011) Gender differences in the effect of breastfeeding on adult psychological well-being. European Journal of Public Health, first published online October 22, 2011 at doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckr135.

  • Carson, C., Kelly, Y., Kurinczuk, J.J., Sacker, A., Redshaw, M., & Quiqley, M.A. (2011) Effect of pregnancy planning and fertility treatment on cognitive outcomes in children at ages 3 and 5: longitudinal cohort study. British Medical Journal, doi:10.1136/bmj.d4473.

  • Chandola, T., Plewis, I., Morris, J.N., Mishra, G., & Blane, D. (2011) Is adult education associated with reduced coronary heart disease risk? International Journal of Epidemiology, doi: 10.1093/ije/dyr087.

  • De Vries, R., Gosling, S., & Potter, J. (2011) Income inequality and personality: are less equal U.S. states less agreeable? Social Science & Medicine, 72(12), 1978-1985.

  • Heikkilä, K., Sacker, A., Kelly, Y., Renfrew, M.J., & Quigley, M.A. (2011) Breastfeeding and child behaviour in the Millennium Cohort Study. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 96(7), 635-642.

  • Kelly, Y., Sacker, A., Del Bono, E., Francesconi, M., & Marmot, M. (2011) What role for the home learning environment and parenting in reducing the socioeconomic gradient in child development? Findings from the Millennium Cohort Study. Archives of Disease in Childhood, doi:10.1136/adc.2010.195917.

  • Lacey, R., Cable, N., Stafford, M., Bartley, M., & Pikhart, H. (2011) Childhood socioeconomic position and adult smoking: are childhood psychosocial factors important? European Journal of Public Health, doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckq179.

  • Lostao, L., Régidor, E., Gimeno, D., Netuveli, G., & Blane, D. (2011) Socioeconomic patterns in health services use in Great Britain and Spain before and after the health system reforms of the 1990s. Health and Place, 17(3), 830-835.

  • Ludvigsson, J.F., Fall, K., Montgomery, S. (2011) Risk of prostate cancer in a population-based cohort of men with coeliac disease. British Journal of Cancer. Online, December 2011. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2011.536. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22134505.

  • McMunn, A., Kelly, Y., Cable, N., & Bartley, M. (2011) Maternal employment and child socio-emotional behaviour in the UK: longitudinal evidence from the UK Millennium. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, doi:10.1136/jech.2010.109553.

  • Norton, S., Sacker, A., Done, D.J., Cox, N., & Young, A. (2011) Distinct psychological distress trajectories in RA: findings from an inception cohort. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, doi.10.1016/j.psychores.2011.05.006.

  • Sacker, A., & Kelly, Y. (2011) Ethnic differences in growth in early childhood: an investigation of two potential mechanisms. European Journal of Public Health, doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckr032.

  • Sacker, A., Worts, D., & McDonough, P. (2011) Social influences on trajectories of self-rated health: evidence from Britain, Germany, Denmark and the United States. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 65(2), 130-136.

  • Sekine, M., Tatsuse, T., Kagamimori, S., Chandola T., Cable, N., Marmot., M., Marikainen, P., Lalluka, T., Rahkonen, O., Lahelma, E. (2011) Sex inequalities in physical and mental functioning of British, Finnish, and Japanese civil servants' role of job demand, control, and work hours. Social Science in Medicine, 73(4), 595-603.

  • Shankar, A., McMunn, A., Banks, J., & Steptoe, A. (2011) Loneliness, Social Isolation and Behavioral and Biological Health Indicators in Older Adults. Health Psychology. Advance online publication. Doi: 10.1037/a0022826.

  • Siegler, V., Al-Hamad, A., & Blane, D. (2011) Social inequalities in fatal childhood accidents and assaults: England and Wales, 2001-03. Health Statistics Quarterly, 48, 3-32.

  • Smith, N.R., Kelly, Y., Nazroo, J. (2011). The effects of acculturation on obesity rates in ethnic minorities in England: evidence from the Health Survey for England. European Journal of Public Health, 2011; doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckr070.

  • Stafford, M., McMunn, A., & De Vogli, R. (2011) Neighbourhood social environment and depressive symptoms in mid-life and beyond. Ageing & Society, 31, 893-910.

  • Stafford M., Nazroo J., Zaninotto P., McMunn A. (2011) Positive and negative exchanges in social relationships as predictors of depression: evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Aging. Journal of Aging & Health. 23(4):607-628.

  • Taylor, M., Jenkins, S., & Sacker, A. (2011) Financial capability and psychological health. Journal of Economic Psychology, doi.10.1016/j.joep.2011.05.006.

  • Webb, E., Netuveli, G., & Millett, C. (2011) Free bus passes, use of public transport and obesity amongst older people in England. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 2012; 66:176-180


  • Akinwale, B., Lynch, K., Wiggins, R., Harding, S., Bartley, M., & Blane, D. (2010) Work, permanent sickness and mortality risk: a prospective cohort study of England and Wales, 1971-2006. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health,doi:10.1136/jech.2009.099325.

  • Bambra, C., Netuveli, G., Eikemo, T. A. (2010) Welfare State Regime Life Courses: The Development of Western European Welfare State Regimes and Age-Related Patterns of Educational Inequalities in Self-Reported Health. International Journal of Health Services, 2010; 40: 399-420.

  • Bartley, M., & Ferrie, J. (2010) Do we need to worry about the health effects of unemployment? Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 64(1), 5-6.

  • Blane, D. (2010) Historical note: early years of the 1946 British birth cohort study. Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, 1(3), 305 -309.

  • Carson, C., Kurinczuk, J.J., Sacker, A., Kelly, Y., Klemetti, R., Redshaw, M., & Quiqley, M.A. (2010) Cognitive development following ART: effect of choice of comparison group, confounding and mediating factors. Human Reproduction, 25(1), 244-252.

  • Chandola, T., Heraclides, A., & Kumari, M. (2010) Psychophysiological biomarkers of workplace stressors. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 35(1), 51-57.

  • Ki, M., Sacker, A., Kelly, Y., Nazroo, J. (2010). Health selection operating between classes and across employment statuses. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 2010; doi:10.1136/jech.2009.107995.

  • 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.

  • Kumari, M., Badrick, E., Chandola, T., Adler, N.E., Epel, E., Seeman, T., Kirschbaum, C., & Marmot, M.G. (2010) Measures of social position and cortisol secretion in an aging population: findings from the Whitehall II study. Psychosomatic Medicine, 72(1), 27-34.

  • Larsson, M., & Montgomery, S.M. (2010) Maternal smoking during pregnancy and physical control and coordination among offspring. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, doi:10.1136/jech.2008.085241.

  • McDonough, P., Worts, D., & Sacker, A. (2010) Social inequalities in health dynamics: a comparison of the United States and Britain. Social Science & Medicine, 70(2), 251-60.

  • Montgomery, S.M. (2010) Coordination, childhood weight gain and obesity. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 182(11), 1167-1172.

  • Panico, L., Bartley, M., Kelly, Y., McMunn, A., & Sacker, A. (2010) Changes in Family structure in early childhood in the Millennium Cohort Study. Population Trends, 142, 78-92.

  • Pillas, D., Hoggart, C., Evans, D., O'Reilly, P., Sipila, K., Lahdesmaki, R., Millwood, I., Kaakinen, M., Netuveli, G., Blane, D., and 20 others (2010) Genome-wide association study reveals multiple loci associated with primary tooth development during infancy. PLoS Genetics, 6(3).

  • Sacker, A. & N. Cable. (2010) Transitions to adulthood and psychological distress in young adults born 12 years apart: constraints on and resources for development.Psychological Medicine 2010.40(2): 301-314.

  • Stenhammar, C., Olsson, G., Edlund, B., Bahmanyar, S., Hulting, A., Wettergren, B., & Montgomery, S.M. (2010) Family stress and BMI in young children. Acta Paediatrica, 99(8):1205-12

  • Wahrendorf, M., & Siegrist, J. (2010) Are changes in productive activities of older people associated with changes in their wellbeing? Results from a longitudinal European study. European Journal of Ageing, 7(2), 59-68.

  • Worts, D., McDonough, P., & Sacker, A. (2010) Re-assessing poverty dynamics and State protections in Britain and the US: The role of measurement error. Social Indicators Research, 97(3), 419-438.

  • Worts, D., McDonough, P., & Sacker, A. (2010) Falling short of the promise: poverty vulnerability in the United States and Britain, 1993-2003. American Journal of Sociology, 116(1), 232-71


  • Bartley, M. (2009) Gesundheitliche Ungleichheit und Sozialpolitik. Jahrbuch für Kritische Medizin und Gesundheitswissenschaften, 45, 95-113.

  • Bartley, M. (2009) Promoting social mobility: not just down to individuals. British Medical Journal, 22(339), b3857.

  • Blane, D., Netuveli, G., & Stone, J. (2009) Die Entwicklung der lebenslauforientierten Epidemiologie. Jahrbuch für Kritische Medizin und Gesundheitswissenschaften, 45, 114-134.

  • Blane, D., Stone, J., & Netuveli, G. (2009) Lo sviluppo dell'epidemiologia del life course. Salute e Società, 8, 171-189.

  • Hildon, Z., Montgomery, S.M., Blane, D., Wiggins, R., & Netuveli, G. (2009) Examining resilience of quality of life in the face of health-related and psycho-social adversity at older ages: what is 'right' about the way we age? The Gerontologist, 50(1), 36-47.

  • Kelly, Y., Sacker, A., Gray, R., Wolke, D., Kelly, J., & Quigley, M.A. (2009) Light drinking during pregnancy: still no risk for socio-emotional difficulties or cognitive deficits at 5 years of age? Findings from the UK Millennium Cohort Study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 63(Sup 2), 34.

  • Kumari, M., & Adam, E.K. (2009) Assessing salivary cortisol in large-scale, epidemiological research. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 34 (10), 1423-36.

  • Maynard, M.J., & Blane, D. (2009) Dietary assessment in early old age: experience from the Boyd Orr cohort. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 63(2), S58-S63.

  • Netuveli, G., Wiggins, R., & Blane, D. (2009) Bouncing back from adversity: a study of resilience using trajectories for older citizens in the BHPS. The Gerontologist, 48, 287.

  • Quigley, M.A., Hockley, C., Carson, C., Kelly, Y., Renfrew, M., & Sacker, A. (2009) Breastfeeding is associated with improved child cognitive development: evidence from the UK Millennium Cohort Study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 63(Sup 2), 8.

  • Quigley, M.A., Kelly, Y., & Sacker, A. (2009) Infant feeding, solid foods and hospitalisation in the first 8 months after birth. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 94, 148-150.

  • Raine, R., Wong, W., Ambler, G., Hardoon, S., Petersen, I., Morris, R., Bartley, M., & Blane, D. (2009) Sociodemographic variations in the contribution of secondary drug prevention to stroke survival at middle and older ages: cohort study. British Medical Journal, 22(338), b1279.

  • Richards, M., Power, C., & Sacker, A. (2009) Paths to literacy and numeracy problems: evidence from two British birth cohorts. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 63, 239-44.

  • Ross, A., Schoon, I., Martin, P., & Sacker, A. (2009) Family and nonfamily role configurations in two British cohorts. Journal of Marriage and Family, 71(1), 1-14.

  • Sacker, A., Head, J., Gimeno, D., & Bartley, M. (2009) Social inequality in physical and mental health co-morbidity dynamics. Psychosomatic Medicine, 71, 763-770.

  • Steptoe, A., & McMunn, A. (2009) Health behaviour patterns in relation to hypertension: the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing. Journal of Hypertension, 27(2), 224-230.

  • Webb, E., Blane, D., McMunn, A., & Netuveli, G. (2009) Proximal predictors of change in quality of life at older ages. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 65(6):542-7.

  • Zaninotto, P., Falaschetti, E., & Sacker, A. (2009) Age trajectories of quality of life among the older: results from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing. Quality of Life Research, 18, 1301-1309.


  • Blane, D., Netuveli, G., & Montgomery, S.M. (2008) Quality of life, health and physiological status and change at older ages. Social Science & Medicine, 66(7), 1579-1587.

  • Cable, N., Sacker, A., & Bartley, M. (2008) The effect of employment on psychological health in mid-adulthood: findings from the 1970 British Cohort Study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 62(5), 10. doi:10.1136/jech.2007.063776

  • Hildon, Z., Smith, G., Blane, D., & Netuveli, G. (2008) Understanding adversity and resilience at older ages. Sociology of Health and Illness, 30(5), 726-740.

  • Kelly, Y., Sacker, A., Gray, R., Kelly, J., Wolke, D., & Quigley, M.A. (2008) Light drinking in pregnancy, a risk for behavioural problems and cognitive defects at 3 years of age? International Journal of Epidemiology, 38(1), 129-140.

  • Kelly, Y., Panico, L., Bartley, M., Marmot, M., Nazroo, J., & Sacker, A. (2008) Why does birthweight vary across ethnic groups in the UK? Findings from the Millennium Cohort Study. Journal of Public Health, 31(1), 131-137.

  • Netuveli, G., Wiggins, R., Montgomery, S., Hildon, Z., & Blane, D. (2008) Mental health and resilience at older ages: bouncing back after adversity in the British Household Panel Survey. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 62(11) 987-991.

  • Netuveli, G., & Blane, D. (2008) Quality of life in older ages: a review. British Medical Bulletin, 85(1), 113-126.

  • Olsson, G.M., Hulting, A., & Montgomery, S.M. (2008) Cognitive function in children and subsequent type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care, 31, 514-516.

  • Osika, W., & Montgomery, S. (2008) Physical control and coordination in childhood and adult obesity: longitudinal birth cohort study. British Medical Journal [clinical research edition], 337, 449-52.

  • Sacker, A., Head, J. & Bartley, M. (2008). Impact of Coronary Heart Disease on Health Functioning in an Aging Population: Are There Differences According to Socioeconomic Position? Psychosom Med 70: 133-140.

  • Smith, N.R., Kelly, Y., & Nazroo, J.Y. (2008) Intergenerational continuities of ethnic inequalities in general health in England. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 63, 253-258.

  • Stone, J., Netuveli, G., & Blane, D. (2008) Modeling socioeconomic trajectories: an optimal matching approach. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 28(5/6), 217-230.

  • Watt, R.G., Tull, K.I., Hardy, R., Wiggins, M., Kelly, Y., Molloy, B., Dowler, E., Apps, J., & McGlone, P. (2008) Effectiveness of a social support intervention on infant feeding practices: randomised controlled trial. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 63(2), 156-162.