Linsay Gray

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute for Medical Research
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Parental height in relation to offspring coronary heart disease: examining transgenerational influences on health using the west of Scotland Midspan Family Study
    Linsay Gray
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 41:1776-85. 2012
  2. pmc Blood pressure in early adulthood, hypertension in middle age, and future cardiovascular disease mortality: HAHS (Harvard Alumni Health Study)
    Linsay Gray
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:2396-403. 2011
  3. pmc Association of body mass index in early adulthood and middle age with future site-specific cancer mortality: the Harvard Alumni Health Study
    L Gray
    Medical Research Council Chief Scientist Office Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    Ann Oncol 23:754-9. 2012
  4. pmc International differences in self-reported health measures in 33 major metropolitan areas in Europe
    Linsay Gray
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    Eur J Public Health 22:40-7. 2012
  5. pmc Overweight status and psychological well-being in adolescent boys and girls: a multilevel analysis
    Linsay Gray
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    Eur J Public Health 18:616-21. 2008
  6. doi request reprint A multilevel analysis of diet and socio-economic status in Scotland: investigating the 'Glasgow effect'
    Linsay Gray
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Public Health Nutr 12:1351-8. 2009
  7. pmc Is the "Glasgow effect" of cigarette smoking explained by socio-economic status?: a multilevel analysis
    Linsay Gray
    Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:245. 2009
  8. pmc What is the predictive value of established risk factors for total and cardiovascular disease mortality when measured before middle age? Pooled analyses of two prospective cohort studies from Scotland
    Linsay Gray
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 17:106-12. 2010
  9. pmc Impact of smoking and smoking cessation on overweight and obesity: Scotland-wide, cross-sectional study on 40,036 participants
    Daniel F Mackay
    Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow, 1 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:348. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Evidence of divergence with duration of residence in circulatory disease mortality in migrants to Australia
    Linsay Gray
    Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council, University of Glasgow, UK
    Eur J Public Health 17:550-4. 2007

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc Parental height in relation to offspring coronary heart disease: examining transgenerational influences on health using the west of Scotland Midspan Family Study
    Linsay Gray
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 41:1776-85. 2012
    ..Adult height is known to be inversely related to coronary heart disease (CHD) risk. We sought to investigate transgenerational influence of parental height on offspring's CHD risk...
  2. pmc Blood pressure in early adulthood, hypertension in middle age, and future cardiovascular disease mortality: HAHS (Harvard Alumni Health Study)
    Linsay Gray
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:2396-403. 2011
    ..We sought to examine the association of early adulthood blood pressure with cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality, while accounting for middle-age hypertension...
  3. pmc Association of body mass index in early adulthood and middle age with future site-specific cancer mortality: the Harvard Alumni Health Study
    L Gray
    Medical Research Council Chief Scientist Office Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    Ann Oncol 23:754-9. 2012
    ..Further, the potential for mediation by adiposity in middle age has not been well examined. In a rare study, we investigated the association of body mass index (BMI) in early adulthood with mortality from several site-specific cancers...
  4. pmc International differences in self-reported health measures in 33 major metropolitan areas in Europe
    Linsay Gray
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    Eur J Public Health 22:40-7. 2012
    ..We aimed to demonstrate the use of routine survey data to compare the health of large metropolitan centres across Europe and determine the extent to which differences are due to socio-economic factors...
  5. pmc Overweight status and psychological well-being in adolescent boys and girls: a multilevel analysis
    Linsay Gray
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    Eur J Public Health 18:616-21. 2008
    ..Correlation of area-level variation in overweight status in adolescents and adults was investigated...
  6. doi request reprint A multilevel analysis of diet and socio-economic status in Scotland: investigating the 'Glasgow effect'
    Linsay Gray
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Public Health Nutr 12:1351-8. 2009
    ..To investigate differences between dietary habits in Glasgow and those in the rest of Scotland and the role that socio-economic factors have in explaining these...
  7. pmc Is the "Glasgow effect" of cigarette smoking explained by socio-economic status?: a multilevel analysis
    Linsay Gray
    Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:245. 2009
    ..Of interest is whether high smoking rates are explained by the area's socio-economic profile...
  8. pmc What is the predictive value of established risk factors for total and cardiovascular disease mortality when measured before middle age? Pooled analyses of two prospective cohort studies from Scotland
    Linsay Gray
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 17:106-12. 2010
    ..To examine the association of physiological, behavioural and social characteristics in pre-middle age with future total and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality...
  9. pmc Impact of smoking and smoking cessation on overweight and obesity: Scotland-wide, cross-sectional study on 40,036 participants
    Daniel F Mackay
    Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow, 1 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:348. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the relationship between smoking behaviour and being overweight or obese, overall and by age and sex sub-groups...
  10. ncbi request reprint Evidence of divergence with duration of residence in circulatory disease mortality in migrants to Australia
    Linsay Gray
    Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council, University of Glasgow, UK
    Eur J Public Health 17:550-4. 2007
    ..Very little is known about how acculturation affects health in different societal settings. Using duration of residence, this study investigates acculturation and circulatory disease mortality among migrants in Australia...