Seeromanie Harding

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Affiliation: National Institute for Medical Research
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint All cause and cardiovascular mortality in African migrants living in Portugal: evidence of large social inequalities
    Seeromanie Harding
    Medical Research Council, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:670-6. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Cohort profile: The DASH (Determinants of Adolescent Social well-being and Health) Study, an ethnically diverse cohort
    Seeromanie Harding
    Medical Research Council, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:512-7. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in overweight and obesity in early adolescence in the MRC DASH study: the role of adolescent and parental lifestyle
    Seeromanie Harding
    Medical Research Council, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, Scotland G12 8RZ, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 37:162-72. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Trends in cancer mortality among migrants in England and Wales, 1979-2003
    Seeromanie Harding
    Medical Research Council, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, Scotland G12 8RZ, UK
    Eur J Cancer 45:2168-79. 2009
  5. pmc Trends for coronary heart disease and stroke mortality among migrants in England and Wales, 1979-2003: slow declines notable for some groups
    S Harding
    Medical Research Council, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, Scotland G12 8RZ, UK
    Heart 94:463-70. 2008
  6. pmc Asthma in Black African, Black Caribbean and South Asian adolescents in the MRC DASH study: a cross sectional analysis
    Melissa J Whitrow
    Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Pediatr 10:18. 2010
  7. pmc Ethnic differences in psychological well-being in adolescence in the context of time spent in family activities
    Maria J Maynard
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:115-23. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Mortality of migrants from the Indian subcontinent to England and Wales: effect of duration of residence
    Seeromanie Harding
    Medical Research Council Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
    Epidemiology 14:287-92. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Birth weights of black African babies of migrant and nonmigrant mothers compared with those of babies of European mothers in Portugal
    Seeromanie Harding
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Ann Epidemiol 16:572-9. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Anthropometry and blood pressure differences in black Caribbean, African, South Asian and white adolescents: the MRC DASH study
    Seeromanie Harding
    Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    J Hypertens 24:1507-14. 2006

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint All cause and cardiovascular mortality in African migrants living in Portugal: evidence of large social inequalities
    Seeromanie Harding
    Medical Research Council, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:670-6. 2008
    ..To examine cardiovascular mortality of African migrants in Portugal in relation to socio-economic status...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cohort profile: The DASH (Determinants of Adolescent Social well-being and Health) Study, an ethnically diverse cohort
    Seeromanie Harding
    Medical Research Council, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:512-7. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in overweight and obesity in early adolescence in the MRC DASH study: the role of adolescent and parental lifestyle
    Seeromanie Harding
    Medical Research Council, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, Scotland G12 8RZ, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 37:162-72. 2008
    ..Ethnicity is a consistent correlate of excess weight in youth. We examine the influence of lifestyles on ethnic differences in excess weight in early adolescence in the UK...
  4. ncbi request reprint Trends in cancer mortality among migrants in England and Wales, 1979-2003
    Seeromanie Harding
    Medical Research Council, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, Scotland G12 8RZ, UK
    Eur J Cancer 45:2168-79. 2009
    ..To examine trends in cancer mortality for migrants living in England and Wales...
  5. pmc Trends for coronary heart disease and stroke mortality among migrants in England and Wales, 1979-2003: slow declines notable for some groups
    S Harding
    Medical Research Council, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, Scotland G12 8RZ, UK
    Heart 94:463-70. 2008
    ..To examine trends in coronary heart disease and stroke mortality in migrants to England and Wales...
  6. pmc Asthma in Black African, Black Caribbean and South Asian adolescents in the MRC DASH study: a cross sectional analysis
    Melissa J Whitrow
    Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Pediatr 10:18. 2010
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  7. pmc Ethnic differences in psychological well-being in adolescence in the context of time spent in family activities
    Maria J Maynard
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:115-23. 2010
    ..Few studies examining the role of family life in adolescent mental well-being have been based on a multi-ethnic UK sample. We explored whether family activities explain ethnic differences in mental health among adolescents in London, UK...
  8. ncbi request reprint Mortality of migrants from the Indian subcontinent to England and Wales: effect of duration of residence
    Seeromanie Harding
    Medical Research Council Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
    Epidemiology 14:287-92. 2003
    ..Few studies have examined mortality of migrants by duration of residence in the country of destination...
  9. ncbi request reprint Birth weights of black African babies of migrant and nonmigrant mothers compared with those of babies of European mothers in Portugal
    Seeromanie Harding
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Ann Epidemiol 16:572-9. 2006
    ..The study aim is to investigate differences in birth weights between babies of foreign-born black African, Portugal-born black African, and Portugal-born white mothers...
  10. ncbi request reprint Anthropometry and blood pressure differences in black Caribbean, African, South Asian and white adolescents: the MRC DASH study
    Seeromanie Harding
    Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    J Hypertens 24:1507-14. 2006
    ....
  11. pmc Neighbourhood food and physical activity environments in England, UK: does ethnic density matter?
    Oarabile R Molaodi
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:75. 2012
    ..In England, obesity is more common in some ethnic minority groups than in Whites. This study examines the relationship between ethnic concentration and access to fast food outlets, supermarkets and physical activity facilities...
  12. doi request reprint Sizable variations in circulatory disease mortality by region and country of birth in six European countries
    Snorri B Rafnsson
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Eur J Public Health 23:594-605. 2013
    ..We examine inequalities in circulatory mortality by geographical region/COB for six EU countries...
  13. pmc Racism, ethnic density and psychological well-being through adolescence: evidence from the Determinants of Adolescent Social Well-Being and Health longitudinal study
    Thomas Astell-Burt
    Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, UK
    Ethn Health 17:71-87. 2012
    ..To investigate the effect of racism, own-group ethnic density, diversity and deprivation on adolescent trajectories in psychological well-being...
  14. pmc Trends in suicide among migrants in England and Wales 1979-2003
    Maria J Maynard
    Medical Research Council, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, Scotland, G12 8RZ, UK
    Ethn Health 17:135-40. 2012
    ..Trends in suicide death rates among migrants to England and Wales 1979-2003 were examined...
  15. pmc The influence of parental smoking and family type on saliva cotinine in UK ethnic minority children: a cross sectional study
    Melissa J Whitrow
    Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:262. 2010
    ..We hypothesised that exposure to secondhand smoke in children will vary across ethnic groups, but that the correlates of exposure would be similar to that of Whites...
  16. ncbi request reprint Psychological well-being in Black Caribbean, Black African, and White adolescents in the UK Medical Research Council DASH study
    Maria J Maynard
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:759-69. 2007
    ..It is not known if adolescents from diverse groups of Black African origin experience similar or different psychological well-being...
  17. ncbi request reprint Mortality of migrants from the Caribbean to England and Wales: effect of duration of residence
    Seeromanie Harding
    MRC Unit, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 33:382-6. 2004
    ..Aim To investigate mortality of Caribbean migrants in England and Wales by duration of residence and age at migration...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk profiles in UK-born Caribbeans and Irish living in England and Wales
    Joanne Abbotts
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Atherosclerosis 175:295-303. 2004
    ..The next HSE also needs to include adequate numbers of younger people of different ethnic origins to allow time trends in these anthropometric, behavioural and metabolic risk factors to be examined reliably and fully...
  19. pmc Trends in mortality by labour market position around retirement ages in three European countries with different welfare regimes
    Seeromanie Harding
    Medical Research Council Social and Population Science Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G128RZ, UK
    Int J Public Health 58:99-108. 2013
    ..We examine mortality by work status around retirement ages in countries with different welfare regimes; Finland (social democratic), Turin (Italy; conservative), and England and Wales (liberal)...
  20. pmc Ethnic differences in adolescent lung function: anthropometric, socioeconomic, and psychosocial factors
    Melissa J Whitrow
    Medical Research Council, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 177:1262-7. 2008
    ..The relative contribution of body proportion and social exposures to ethnic differences in lung function has not previously been reported in the United Kingdom...
  21. doi request reprint 'A chronic disease is a disease which keeps coming back…it is like the flu': chronic disease risk perception and explanatory models among French- and Swahili-speaking African migrants
    Maxwell Cooper
    General Practice and Primary Care, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Ethn Health 17:597-613. 2012
    ..African migrants to the West are at increased risk of hypertensive related diseases and certain cancers compared with other ethnic groups. Little is known about their awareness of this risk or knowledge of associated risk factors...
  22. pmc Developing obesity prevention interventions among minority ethnic children in schools and places of worship: The DEAL (DiEt and Active Living) study
    Maria J Maynard
    Medical Research Council, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:480. 2009
    ..Little is known, however, about what promotes or hinders engagement with prevention programmes among ethnic minority children...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Emergence of ethnic differences in blood pressure in adolescence: the determinants of adolescent social well-being and health study
    Seeromanie Harding
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Hypertension 55:1063-9. 2010
    ..The findings suggest that ethnic divergences in blood pressure begin in adolescence and are particularly striking for boys. They signal the need for early prevention of adverse cardiovascular disease risks in later life...
  25. pmc Does cultural integration explain a mental health advantage for adolescents?
    Kamaldeep S Bhui
    Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 41:791-802. 2012
    ..A mental health advantage has been observed among adolescents in urban areas. This prospective study tests whether cultural integration measured by cross-cultural friendships explains a mental health advantage for adolescents...
  26. pmc A systematic review of the effect of retention methods in population-based cohort studies
    Cara L Booker
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:249. 2011
    ..Longitudinal studies are of aetiological and public health relevance but can be undermined by attrition. The aim of this paper was to identify effective retention strategies to increase participation in population-based cohort studies...
  27. ncbi request reprint Social mobility and self-reported limiting long-term illness among West Indian and South Asian migrants living in England and Wales
    Seeromanie Harding
    Medical Research Unit, Social and Public Health Sciences, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Soc Sci Med 56:355-61. 2003
    ..In a situation where migrants do not have established economic or social support, the loss of resources or self-esteem could have a disproportionate negative effect on their health...
  28. ncbi request reprint Widening socioeconomic inequalities in mortality in six Western European countries
    Johan P Mackenbach
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 32:830-7. 2003
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Potential barriers to prevention of cancers and to early cancer detection among Irish people living in Britain: a qualitative study
    Karen Scanlon
    Breast Cancer Care, Kiln House, 210 New Kings Road, London SW6 4NZ, UK
    Ethn Health 11:325-41. 2006
    ..To identify and explore explanatory models of cancer among Irish and white British people living in Britain...