A Britton

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Limitations to functioning and independent living after the onset of coronary heart disease: what is the role of lifestyle factors and obesity?
    Annie Britton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Eur J Public Health 22:831-5. 2012
  2. pmc Validating self-reported strokes in a longitudinal UK cohort study (Whitehall II): Extracting information from hospital medical records versus the Hospital Episode Statistics database
    Annie Britton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:83. 2012
  3. pmc How does variability in alcohol consumption over time affect the relationship with mortality and coronary heart disease?
    Annie Britton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Addiction 105:639-45. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Who benefits most from the cardioprotective properties of alcohol consumption--health freaks or couch potatoes?
    A Britton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E6BT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:905-8. 2008
  5. pmc The association between heart rate variability and cognitive impairment in middle-aged men and women. The Whitehall II cohort study
    Annie Britton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Neuroepidemiology 31:115-21. 2008
  6. pmc Successful aging: the contribution of early-life and midlife risk factors
    Annie Britton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1098-105. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint The cardioprotective effects of alcohol consumption: does cardiac autonomic function play a role?
    Annie Britton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 23:105-8. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Changes in heart rate and heart rate variability over time in middle-aged men and women in the general population (from the Whitehall II Cohort Study)
    Annie Britton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Cardiol 100:524-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and cognitive function in the Whitehall II Study
    Annie Britton
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 160:240-7. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the alcohol-attributable mortality in four European countries
    A Britton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:643-51. 2003

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Limitations to functioning and independent living after the onset of coronary heart disease: what is the role of lifestyle factors and obesity?
    Annie Britton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Eur J Public Health 22:831-5. 2012
    ..This study examined prospectively the extent to which functioning and independent living among individuals with coronary disease in early old age are associated with lifestyle factors before and after disease onset...
  2. pmc Validating self-reported strokes in a longitudinal UK cohort study (Whitehall II): Extracting information from hospital medical records versus the Hospital Episode Statistics database
    Annie Britton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:83. 2012
    ..Such studies often rely on self-reported stroke events, which are best validated with external medical evidence. The aim of this paper is to compare the information on incident non-fatal stroke events arising from different sources...
  3. pmc How does variability in alcohol consumption over time affect the relationship with mortality and coronary heart disease?
    Annie Britton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Addiction 105:639-45. 2010
    ..To examine the relationship between alcohol consumption and risk of mortality and incident coronary heart disease (CHD), taking account of variation in intake during follow-up...
  4. doi request reprint Who benefits most from the cardioprotective properties of alcohol consumption--health freaks or couch potatoes?
    A Britton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E6BT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:905-8. 2008
    ..The cardioprotective properties of moderate alcohol consumption, compared with abstinence or heavy drinking, are widely reported, but whether the benefits are experienced equally by all moderate drinkers is less well known...
  5. pmc The association between heart rate variability and cognitive impairment in middle-aged men and women. The Whitehall II cohort study
    Annie Britton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Neuroepidemiology 31:115-21. 2008
    ..To examine the relationship between reduced heart rate variability (HRV) and cognitive function in middle-aged adults in the general population...
  6. pmc Successful aging: the contribution of early-life and midlife risk factors
    Annie Britton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1098-105. 2008
    ..To test whether early-life factors (education, height, father's social position) and midlife social, behavioral, and psychosocial factors were associated with entering older age without disease and with good functioning...
  7. ncbi request reprint The cardioprotective effects of alcohol consumption: does cardiac autonomic function play a role?
    Annie Britton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 23:105-8. 2008
    ..The cardiac autonomic nervous system is unlikely to explain much of the cardioprotective properties of alcohol...
  8. ncbi request reprint Changes in heart rate and heart rate variability over time in middle-aged men and women in the general population (from the Whitehall II Cohort Study)
    Annie Britton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Cardiol 100:524-7. 2007
    ..In conclusion, the probability of being in the adverse quartile of HRV function and HR at follow-up was related to baseline exercise, body mass index, cholesterol, and blood pressure...
  9. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and cognitive function in the Whitehall II Study
    Annie Britton
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 160:240-7. 2004
    ..Nonetheless, it is not proposed that these findings be used to encourage increased alcohol consumption...
  10. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the alcohol-attributable mortality in four European countries
    A Britton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:643-51. 2003
    ..Deaths due to alcohol consumption are an important component of all-cause mortality, particularly premature mortality. However, there are considerable regional variations, the reasons for which are unclear...
  11. ncbi request reprint Does autonomic function link social position to coronary risk? The Whitehall II study
    Harry Hemingway
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT UK
    Circulation 111:3071-7. 2005
    ..We sought to test this hypothesis in a healthy occupational cohort...
  12. pmc The relationship between alcohol consumption and cortisol secretion in an aging cohort
    Ellena Badrick
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, 1 19 Torrington Place, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:750-7. 2008
    ..Evidence for an association between alcohol consumption and activity of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis is inconclusive...
  13. doi request reprint Work stress and coronary heart disease: what are the mechanisms?
    Tarani Chandola
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Eur Heart J 29:640-8. 2008
    ..To determine the biological and behavioural factors linking work stress with coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  14. pmc Does high C-reactive protein concentration increase atherosclerosis? The Whitehall II Study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 3:e3013. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint Different measures of alcohol consumption and risk of coronary heart disease and all-cause mortality: 11-year follow-up of the Whitehall II Cohort Study
    Annie Britton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Addiction 99:109-16. 2004
    ..To investigate the relationship between three measures of alcohol consumption obtained simultaneously in a large cohort and the validated risk of coronary heart disease and all-cause mortality during follow-up...
  16. pmc Prognosis of angina with and without a diagnosis: 11 year follow up in the Whitehall II prospective cohort study
    Harry Hemingway
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, London WC1E 6BT
    BMJ 327:895. 2003
    ..To investigate the prognosis of angina among people with and without diagnosis by a doctor and an abnormal cardiovascular test result...
  17. ncbi request reprint Trends in mortality attributable to current alcohol consumption in east and west Germany
    Ellen Nolte
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, WC1E 7HT, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 56:1385-95. 2003
    ..This study points to the need for comprehensive policies on alcohol in Germany to close the persisting east-west health gap...
  18. pmc Does access to cardiac investigation and treatment contribute to social and ethnic differences in coronary heart disease? Whitehall II prospective cohort study
    Annie Britton
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, London WC1E 6BT
    BMJ 329:318. 2004
    ..To determine whether access to cardiac procedures and drugs contributes to social and ethnic differences in coronary heart disease in a population setting...
  19. pmc Socioeconomic status moderates the association between carotid intima-media thickness and cognition in midlife: evidence from the Whitehall II study
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    INSERM, U687 IFR69, HNSM, 14 rue du Val d Osne, 94415 Saint Maurice Cedex, France
    Atherosclerosis 197:541-8. 2008
    ..We examine two questions: does socioeconomic status (SES) moderate this association and is IMT more strongly associated with specific aspects of cognitive function?..
  20. pmc How much and how often should we drink?
    Annie Britton
    BMJ 332:1224-5. 2006
  21. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and stroke: difficulties in assessing the relationships
    Annie Britton
    Addiction 97:230-1. 2002