D A Leon

Summary

Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Hazardous alcohol consumption is associated with increased levels of B-type natriuretic peptide: evidence from two population-based studies
    David A Leon
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:393-404. 2013
  2. pmc Alcohol and premature death in Estonian men: a study of forensic autopsies using novel biomarkers and proxy informants
    Inge Ringmets
    Department of Public Health, University of Tartu, Ravila 19, 50411 Tartu, Estonia
    BMC Public Health 12:146. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Low birth weight persists in South Asian babies born in England and Wales regardless of maternal country of birth. Slow pace of acculturation, physiological constraint or both? Analysis of routine data
    David A Leon
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:544-51. 2012
  4. pmc The efficacy of a brief intervention in reducing hazardous drinking in working age men in Russia: the HIM (Health for Izhevsk men) individually randomised parallel group exploratory trial
    Elizabeth Allen
    Medical Statistics Department, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Trials 12:238. 2011
  5. pmc Alcohol and fatal life trajectories in Russia: understanding narrative accounts of premature male death in the family
    Lyudmila Saburova
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:481. 2011
  6. pmc Identifying the determinants of premature mortality in Russia: overcoming a methodological challenge
    Susannah Tomkins
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London
    BMC Public Health 7:343. 2007
  7. pmc Early life factors, childhood cognition and postal questionnaire response rate in middle age: the Aberdeen Children of the 1950s study
    Yuji Nishiwaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 5:16. 2005
  8. pmc How good is probabilistic record linkage to reconstruct reproductive histories? Results from the Aberdeen Children of the 1950s study
    Dorothea Nitsch
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:15. 2006
  9. pmc The HIM (Health for Izhevsk Men) trial protocol
    Susannah Tomkins
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:69. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Hazardous alcohol drinking and premature mortality in Russia: a population based case-control study
    David A Leon
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 369:2001-9. 2007

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Publications77

  1. pmc Hazardous alcohol consumption is associated with increased levels of B-type natriuretic peptide: evidence from two population-based studies
    David A Leon
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:393-404. 2013
    ..These findings suggest that the association of heavy drinking with increased risk of cardiovascular disease may be partly due to alcohol-induced non-atherosclerotic damage to the myocardium...
  2. pmc Alcohol and premature death in Estonian men: a study of forensic autopsies using novel biomarkers and proxy informants
    Inge Ringmets
    Department of Public Health, University of Tartu, Ravila 19, 50411 Tartu, Estonia
    BMC Public Health 12:146. 2012
    ..We describe the design and initial findings of a study aimed at investigating the association of alcohol with mortality in a large series of forensic autopsies of working-age men in Estonia...
  3. doi request reprint Low birth weight persists in South Asian babies born in England and Wales regardless of maternal country of birth. Slow pace of acculturation, physiological constraint or both? Analysis of routine data
    David A Leon
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:544-51. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc The efficacy of a brief intervention in reducing hazardous drinking in working age men in Russia: the HIM (Health for Izhevsk men) individually randomised parallel group exploratory trial
    Elizabeth Allen
    Medical Statistics Department, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Trials 12:238. 2011
    ....
  5. pmc Alcohol and fatal life trajectories in Russia: understanding narrative accounts of premature male death in the family
    Lyudmila Saburova
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:481. 2011
    ..Building on an earlier case-control study, this unique qualitative study investigates the perceived interplay between men's drinking careers, their employment and family history, health and eventual death...
  6. pmc Identifying the determinants of premature mortality in Russia: overcoming a methodological challenge
    Susannah Tomkins
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London
    BMC Public Health 7:343. 2007
    ..In order to address this study question which focuses on exposures acting shortly before sudden death, a cohort would be unfeasibly large and would suffer from recruitment bias...
  7. pmc Early life factors, childhood cognition and postal questionnaire response rate in middle age: the Aberdeen Children of the 1950s study
    Yuji Nishiwaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 5:16. 2005
    ..Little is known about the relationship between early life factors and survey response in epidemiological studies of adults...
  8. pmc How good is probabilistic record linkage to reconstruct reproductive histories? Results from the Aberdeen Children of the 1950s study
    Dorothea Nitsch
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:15. 2006
    ..Our aim was to validate its use to identify births to a cohort of women, being drawn from a large cohort of people born in Scotland in the early 1950s...
  9. pmc The HIM (Health for Izhevsk Men) trial protocol
    Susannah Tomkins
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:69. 2008
    ..Signed consent is obtained from those in the intervention arm at this point. Both groups are then invited for 3 and 12 month follow ups. The control group will not receive any additional intervention. TRIAL REGISTRATION: ISRCTN82405938...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hazardous alcohol drinking and premature mortality in Russia: a population based case-control study
    David A Leon
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 369:2001-9. 2007
    ..The reason for the low life expectancy in Russian men and large fluctuations in mortality are unknown. We investigated the contribution of alcohol, and hazardous drinking in particular, to male mortality in a typical Russian city...
  11. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Preston and mortality trends since the mid-1970s
    David A Leon
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:500-1; discussion 502-3. 2007
  12. doi request reprint Commentary: The development of the Ounsteds' theory of maternal constraint--a critical perspective
    David A Leon
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 37:255-9. 2008
  13. ncbi request reprint Fetal, developmental, and parental influences on childhood systolic blood pressure in 600 sib pairs: the Uppsala Family study
    David A Leon
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Circulation 112:3478-85. 2005
    ..A study of within- and between-family associations of birth weight with blood pressure, which collected data on both parents, would address this gap in our knowledge...
  14. doi request reprint Breast-feeding influences on later life--cardiovascular disease
    D A Leon
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Adv Exp Med Biol 639:153-66. 2009
    ..With respect to randomised trial evidence, looking at the cardiovascular disease risk profiles of children (and later adults) who were part of the PROBIT trial in Belarus (see Chapters 5 and 10) is likely to prove fruitful...
  15. ncbi request reprint Liver cirrhosis mortality rates in Britain from 1950 to 2002: an analysis of routine data
    David A Leon
    Non communicable Disease Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 367:52-6. 2006
    ..Total recorded alcohol consumption in Britain doubled between 1960 and 2002, giving rise to a need to examine and assess cirrhosis mortality trends...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cohort profile: the Aberdeen children of the 1950s study
    David A Leon
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London WC1E 7HT
    Int J Epidemiol 35:549-52. 2006
  17. ncbi request reprint The foetal origins of adult disease: interpreting the evidence from twin studies
    D A Leon
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
    Twin Res 4:321-6. 2001
    ..In summary, twin studies to date have raised more questions about the foetal origins hypothesis than they have resolved...
  18. pmc Alcohol increases circulatory disease mortality in Russia: acute and chronic effects or misattribution of cause?
    David A Leon
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 39:1279-90. 2010
    ..It has recently been argued that a substantial number of such deaths currently ascribed to cardiovascular disorders are misclassified cases of acute alcohol poisoning...
  19. pmc Reduced fetal growth rate and increased risk of death from ischaemic heart disease: cohort study of 15 000 Swedish men and women born 1915-29
    D A Leon
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 317:241-5. 1998
    ..To establish whether fetal growth rate (as distinct from size at birth) is associated with mortality from ischaemic heart disease...
  20. doi request reprint Socioeconomic position and hypertension: a study of urban civil servants in Ghana
    J Addo
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:646-50. 2009
    ..The association of socioeconomic position and cardiovascular disease risk factors in low- and middle-income countries has not been as consistent as that reported from high-income countries...
  21. ncbi request reprint Is the effect of low birth weight on cardiovascular mortality mediated through high blood pressure?
    I Koupilova
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    J Hypertens 17:19-25. 1999
    ..To explore whether the inverse association between birth weight and mortality from circulatory diseases is mediated through blood pressure in men aged 50-75 years...
  22. pmc Prevalence and socio-economic distribution of hazardous patterns of alcohol drinking: study of alcohol consumption in men aged 25-54 years in Izhevsk, Russia
    S Tomkins
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Addiction 102:544-53. 2007
    ..To estimate the prevalence of hazardous drinking and its socio-economic distribution among Russian men...
  23. ncbi request reprint Comparing health inequalities across time and place--rate ratios and rate differences lead to different conclusions: analysis of cross-sectional data from 22 countries 1991-2001
    Kath Moser
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1285-91. 2007
    ..We investigate how the results of such comparisons can differ depending on whether inequality is quantified using the rate ratio or rate difference...
  24. ncbi request reprint Age at menarche and adult BMI in the Aberdeen children of the 1950s cohort study
    Mary B Pierce
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:733-9. 2005
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint The Aberdeen Children of the 1950s cohort study: background, methods and follow-up information on a new resource for the study of life course and intergenerational influences on health
    G David Batty
    Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 18:221-39. 2004
    ..A postal questionnaire to all traced surviving cohort members has also been distributed...
  26. pmc Do socioeconomic disadvantages persist into old age? Self-reported morbidity in a 29-year follow-up of the Whitehall Study
    E Breeze
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Steet, London, WC1E 7HT England
    Am J Public Health 91:277-83. 2001
    ....
  27. pmc Child mental health differences amongst ethnic groups in Britain: a systematic review
    Anna Goodman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:258. 2008
    ..The aim of this review is to compare the population-based prevalence of child mental disorders between ethnic groups in Britain, and relate these findings to ethnic differences in mental health service use...
  28. ncbi request reprint Separating within and between effects in family studies: an application to the study of blood pressure in children
    Vera Mann
    Medical Statistics Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Stat Med 23:2745-56. 2004
    ..The within- and between-families effects were not significantly different, p = 0.19, suggesting that fixed and pregnancy-specific factors have similar effects on childhood systolic blood pressure...
  29. pmc Why do British Indian children have an apparent mental health advantage?
    Anna Goodman
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 51:1171-83. 2010
    ..Previous studies document a mental health advantage in British Indian children, particularly for externalising problems. The causes of this advantage are unknown...
  30. ncbi request reprint Statistical issues in life course epidemiology
    Bianca L de Stavola
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 163:84-96. 2006
    ..Examples from two cohorts in the United Kingdom are used to illustrate alternative modeling strategies. The authors conclude that more than one analytical approach should be adopted to gain more insight into the underlying mechanisms...
  31. pmc Alcohol policy in a Russian region: a stakeholder analysis
    Artyom Gil
    I M Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy, 8 2 Trubetskaya street, Moscow, Russia
    Eur J Public Health 20:588-94. 2010
    ..Male life expectancy in the Russian Federation, at 60 years, is the lowest in Europe. Several factors contribute to this situation, but hazardous consumption of alcohol is especially a key factor...
  32. pmc Hypertensive target organ damage in Ghanaian civil servants with hypertension
    Juliet Addo
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 4:e6672. 2009
    ..Low levels of detection, treatment and control of hypertension have repeatedly been reported from sub Saharan Africa, potentially increasing the likelihood of target organ damage...
  33. pmc World mortality 1950-2000: divergence replaces convergence from the late 1980s
    Kath Moser
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    Bull World Health Organ 83:202-9. 2005
    ..We sought to investigate to what extent worldwide improvements in mortality over the past 50 years have been accompanied by convergence in the mortality experience of the world's population...
  34. pmc Smoking patterns in Ghanaian civil servants: changes over three decades
    Juliet Addo
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:200-8. 2009
    ..These figures were dramatically lower than the rates of 32% and 5.9% reported for men and women respectively in the previous study. Knowledge of the health risks associated with smoking may have contributed to the lower rates...
  35. ncbi request reprint The composition of surrogate alcohols consumed in Russia
    Martin McKee
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:1884-8. 2005
    ..In this population, where there is a high death rate from alcohol-related causes, including acute alcohol poisoning, it was important to know what these products contained...
  36. ncbi request reprint Limits to causal inference based on Mendelian randomization: a comparison with randomized controlled trials
    Dorothea Nitsch
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 163:397-403. 2006
    ..However, care must be taken, because drawing valid causal inferences from its application depends upon more extensive assumptions than are required in randomized controlled trials...
  37. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, detection, management, and control of hypertension in Ghanaian civil servants
    Juliet Addo
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Ethn Dis 18:505-11. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to determine the prevalence of hypertension and establish the levels of detection, treatment, and control among urban civil servants in Ghana...
  38. ncbi request reprint Hypertension in sub-saharan Africa: a systematic review
    Juliet Addo
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Hypertension 50:1012-8. 2007
    ..There is an urgent need to develop strategies to prevent, detect, treat, and control hypertension effectively in the African region...
  39. doi request reprint Availability and characteristics of nonbeverage alcohols sold in 17 Russian cities in 2007
    Artyom Gil
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:79-85. 2009
    ..There is particular interest in establishing this following the introduction of new federal regulations in January 2006 aimed at restricting the availability of these products...
  40. ncbi request reprint Birth characteristics and adult cancer incidence: Swedish cohort of over 11,000 men and women
    Valerie A McCormack
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Int J Cancer 115:611-7. 2005
    ..These findings provide evidence of a modest association of birth size and adult cancer risk, resulting from positive associations with a few cancer sites and a possible inverse association with endometrial cancer...
  41. pmc The cognitive cost of being a twin: evidence from comparisons within families in the Aberdeen children of the 1950s cohort study
    Georgina A Ronalds
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 331:1306. 2005
    ..To determine whether twins have lower IQ scores in childhood than singletons in the same family and, if so, whether differences in fetal growth explain this deficit...
  42. pmc Fetal growth and subsequent risk of breast cancer: results from long term follow up of Swedish cohort
    V A McCormack
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 326:248. 2003
    ..To investigate whether size at birth and rate of fetal growth influence the risk of breast cancer in adulthood...
  43. ncbi request reprint Huge variation in Russian mortality rates 1984-94: artefact, alcohol, or what?
    D A Leon
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Lancet 350:383-8. 1997
    ..6 years, having fallen by 6.2 years since 1990. There has been concern that such striking fluctuations in mortality are an artefact, although, among other factors, alcohol consumption has been implicated...
  44. doi request reprint BMI peak in infancy as a predictor for later BMI in the Uppsala Family Study
    R J Silverwood
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:929-37. 2009
    ..However, the extent to which the BMI trajectory in the first year of life (the BMI 'peak' in particular) is associated with BMI in later childhood has received little attention...
  45. doi request reprint Obesity in urban civil servants in Ghana: association with pre-adult wealth and adult socio-economic status
    J Addo
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Public Health 123:365-70. 2009
    ..To investigate the distribution of obesity and its association with pre-adult wealth and adult socio-economic factors in urban Ghanaian civil servants...
  46. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic position and coronary heart disease risk factors in children and young people. Evidence from UK epidemiological studies
    G David Batty
    Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Eur J Public Health 12:263-72. 2002
    ..In adults, CHD and its risk factors show clear socio-economic gradients. The aim of the present review is to collate published evidence to assess if these risk factor gradients are also apparent in young people in the UK...
  47. pmc How does progress towards the child mortality millennium development goal affect inequalities between the poorest and least poor? Analysis of Demographic and Health Survey data
    Kath A Moser
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 331:1180-2. 2005
  48. ncbi request reprint Fetal growth and systolic blood pressure in young adulthood: the Swedish Young Male Twins Study
    Malin Johansson-Kark
    Division of Epidemiology, Norrbacka, Karolinska University Hospital, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 16:200-9. 2002
    ..This study highlights some methodological problems with twin studies...
  49. doi request reprint Data on births by ethnic group now available for England and Wales
    Kath A Moser
    BMJ 337:a1967. 2008
  50. pmc Childhood socioeconomic position, educational attainment, and adult cardiovascular risk factors: the Aberdeen children of the 1950s cohort study
    Debbie A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS7 8QA, United Kingdom
    Am J Public Health 95:1245-51. 2005
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Morning cortisol does not mediate the association of size at birth with blood pressure in children born from full-term pregnancies
    Ilona Koupil
    Stockholm University Karolinska Institute, Centre for Health Equity Studies, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 62:661-6. 2005
    ..We investigated whether morning salivary cortisol mediates the inverse association of birthweight with systolic blood pressure in children...
  52. pmc Length of gestation is associated with mortality from cerebrovascular disease
    Ilona Koupil
    Centre for Health Equity Studies, Stockholm University Karolinska Institute, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:473-4. 2005
  53. ncbi request reprint Intrauterine growth and intelligence within sibling pairs: findings from the Aberdeen children of the 1950s cohort
    Debbie A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 117:e894-902. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to examine whether the established positive association between birth weight and childhood psychometric intelligence is seen within singleton sibling pairs from the same family as well as between nonsiblings...
  54. ncbi request reprint The association of ambient outdoor temperature throughout pregnancy and offspring birthweight: findings from the Aberdeen Children of the 1950s cohort
    Debbie A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canyage Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS7 8PR, UK
    BJOG 112:647-57. 2005
    ..We assessed the effect of mean ambient outdoor temperature during gestation on birthweight...
  55. ncbi request reprint Association of body mass index and obesity measured in early childhood with risk of coronary heart disease and stroke in middle age: findings from the aberdeen children of the 1950s prospective cohort study
    Debbie A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Rd, Bristol, BS8 2PR, United Kingdom
    Circulation 111:1891-6. 2005
    ..There is concern that the childhood epidemic of obesity will result in increases in the risk of cardiovascular disease in the future; however, there is currently little direct evidence on this issue...
  56. ncbi request reprint Associations of gestational age and intrauterine growth with systolic blood pressure in a family-based study of 386,485 men in 331,089 families
    Debbie A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Circulation 115:562-8. 2007
    ..We conducted a family-based study to explore mechanisms underlying the associations of birth weight and gestational age with systolic blood pressure measured at 17 to 19 years of age...
  57. ncbi request reprint INTERHEART
    Martin McKee
    Lancet 365:117-8; author reply 118. 2005
  58. pmc Association between childhood and adulthood socioeconomic position and pregnancy induced hypertension: results from the Aberdeen children of the 1950s cohort study
    Debbie A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:49-55. 2005
    ..Childhood socioeconomic adversity is associated with increased cardiovascular disease risk but the association with pregnancy induced hypertension is unknown...
  59. pmc Paternal age and schizophrenia: a population based cohort study
    Attila Sipos
    Academic Unit of Psychiatry, Cotham House, University of Bristol BS6 6JL
    BMJ 329:1070. 2004
    ..To investigate the association of paternal age at conception with the risk of offspring developing schizophrenia...
  60. pmc Early life predictors of childhood intelligence: evidence from the Aberdeen children of the 1950s study
    Debbie A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:656-63. 2005
    ..To identify the early life predictors of childhood intelligence...
  61. ncbi request reprint Growth trajectory matters: interpreting the associations among birth weight, concurrent body size, and systolic blood pressure in a cohort study of 378,707 Swedish men
    Debbie A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 165:1405-12. 2007
    ..They suggest that growth between conception and early adulthood has relevance to understanding the etiology and, hence, prevention of high blood pressure...
  62. pmc Associations between childhood intelligence and hospital admissions for unintentional injuries in adulthood: the Aberdeen Children of the 1950s cohort study
    Debbie A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, England
    Am J Public Health 97:291-7. 2007
    ..We examined associations between childhood intelligence and hospital admissions for injuries in adulthood...
  63. ncbi request reprint Does the primary school attended influence self-reported health or its risk factors in later life? Aberdeen Children of the 1950s Study
    Ruth Dundas
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 35:458-65. 2006
    ..The school attended is known to affect the health behaviours of pupils while still at school. Little is known about the long-term influence of school attended on health...
  64. ncbi request reprint Commentary: N Eberstadt's 'The health crisis in the USSR' and sustainable mortality reversal in the post-Soviet space during communism and after
    Vladimir M Shkolnikov
    Max Planck Insitute for Demographic Research, Konrad Zuse Str, 1 D 18057 Rostock, Germany
    Int J Epidemiol 35:1406-9. 2006
  65. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and public health in Russia
    David A Leon
    Lancet 370:561. 2007
  66. ncbi request reprint Birth weight is inversely associated with incident coronary heart disease and stroke among individuals born in the 1950s: findings from the Aberdeen Children of the 1950s prospective cohort study
    Debbie A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, BS8 2PR, United Kingdom
    Circulation 112:1414-8. 2005
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic position across the life course and hysterectomy in three British cohorts: a cross-cohort comparative study
    Rachel Cooper
    MRC National Survey of Health and Development, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    BJOG 112:1126-33. 2005
    ..To examine the association between indicators of lifetime socio-economic position and rates of hysterectomy in three British cohorts...
  68. ncbi request reprint Season of birth and childhood intelligence: findings from the Aberdeen Children of the 1950s cohort study
    Debbie A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Br J Educ Psychol 76:481-99. 2006
    ....
  69. pmc Family socioeconomic position at birth and future cardiovascular disease risk: findings from the Aberdeen Children of the 1950s cohort study
    Debbie A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Am J Public Health 96:1271-7. 2006
    ..We assessed the association of father's social class, recorded at the time of birth, with coronary heart disease and stroke in a British cohort of 11106 individuals born in the 1950s...
  70. ncbi request reprint Biological theories, evidence, and epidemiology
    David A Leon
    Int J Epidemiol 33:1167-71. 2004
  71. ncbi request reprint Secular trends in mortality by stroke subtype in the 20th century: a retrospective analysis
    Debbie A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Lancet 360:1818-23. 2002
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Birth weight and psychological distress at age 45-51 years: results from the Aberdeen Children of the 1950s cohort study
    Nicola J Wiles
    Academic Unit of Psychiatry, Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, The Grange, 1 Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1AU, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 187:21-8. 2005
    ..It is unclear whether the effect of low birth weight on common affective disorders in later life is direct or mediated through childhood factors...
  73. ncbi request reprint Childhood cognitive ability and age at menopause: evidence from two cohort studies
    Diana Kuh
    MRC National Survey of Health and Development, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London
    Menopause 12:475-82. 2005
    ..To investigate whether poorer cognitive ability in childhood is associated with an earlier menopause...
  74. doi request reprint Cities, urbanization and health
    David A Leon
    Int J Epidemiol 37:4-8. 2008
  75. ncbi request reprint Social transition and substance abuse
    Martin McKee
    Addiction 100:1205-9. 2005
  76. pmc Accuracy of adults' recall of childhood social class: findings from the Aberdeen children of the 1950s study
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:898-903. 2005
    ..This study evaluated the validity of adults' reports of childhood paternal social class...
  77. ncbi request reprint Liver cirrhosis mortality rates in Britain, 1950 to 2002
    David A Leon
    Lancet 367:645. 2006