Sally Macintyre

Summary

Affiliation: University of Glasgow
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic differences in cardiovascular disease and physical activity: stereotypes and reality
    Sally Macintyre
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, Scotland
    J R Soc Promot Health 124:66-9. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Are rich people or poor people more likely to be ill? Lay perceptions, by social class and neighbourhood, of inequalities in health
    Sally Macintyre
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, Scotland, G12 8RZ, UK
    Soc Sci Med 60:313-7. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic position and health: what you observe depends on how you measure it
    Sally Macintyre
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Public Health Med 25:288-94. 2003
  4. pmc Childhood IQ in relation to risk factors for premature mortality in middle-aged persons: the Aberdeen Children of the 1950s study
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:241-7. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Lay concepts of the relative importance of different influences on health; are there major socio-demographic variations?
    Sally Macintyre
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Health Educ Res 21:731-9. 2006
  6. 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
  7. doi request reprint Predictors and correlates of edentulism in the healthy old people in Edinburgh (HOPE) study
    John M Starr
    Geriatric Medicine Unit, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Gerodontology 25:199-204. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Are social comparisons of homes and cars related to psychosocial health?
    Anne Ellaway
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 33:1065-71. 2004
  9. pmc Does IQ explain socioeconomic inequalities in health? Evidence from a population based cohort study in the west of Scotland
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8RZ
    BMJ 332:580-4. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Measuring neighbourhood social and material context: generation and interpretation of ecological data from routine and non-routine sources
    Steven Cummins
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Health Place 11:249-60. 2005

Detail Information

Publications49

  1. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic differences in cardiovascular disease and physical activity: stereotypes and reality
    Sally Macintyre
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, Scotland
    J R Soc Promot Health 124:66-9. 2004
    ..Lower social class children are more likely to engage in sports and active play. We also show that although Scotland has higher rates of CVD than England, it does not have higher prevalences of all CVD risk factors...
  2. ncbi request reprint Are rich people or poor people more likely to be ill? Lay perceptions, by social class and neighbourhood, of inequalities in health
    Sally Macintyre
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, Scotland, G12 8RZ, UK
    Soc Sci Med 60:313-7. 2005
    ..We suggest a need to examine this apparent paradox in other contexts and in more detail, using both quantitative and qualitative approaches...
  3. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic position and health: what you observe depends on how you measure it
    Sally Macintyre
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Public Health Med 25:288-94. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the predictive power of different socio-economic classifications in relation to a range of health measures...
  4. pmc Childhood IQ in relation to risk factors for premature mortality in middle-aged persons: the Aberdeen Children of the 1950s study
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:241-7. 2007
    ..This study examines the association between childhood IQ and a range of established physiological and behavioural risk factors for premature mortality in adulthood. Design,..
  5. ncbi request reprint Lay concepts of the relative importance of different influences on health; are there major socio-demographic variations?
    Sally Macintyre
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Health Educ Res 21:731-9. 2006
    ....
  6. 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...
  7. doi request reprint Predictors and correlates of edentulism in the healthy old people in Edinburgh (HOPE) study
    John M Starr
    Geriatric Medicine Unit, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Gerodontology 25:199-204. 2008
    ..To determine the extent to which correlates of edentulism are explained by an association between tooth loss and cognitive ability...
  8. ncbi request reprint Are social comparisons of homes and cars related to psychosocial health?
    Anne Ellaway
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 33:1065-71. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether negative social comparisons of the worth of two common assets (homes and cars) were related to psychosocial health (i.e. lower self-esteem and mastery, higher anxiety, and depression)...
  9. pmc Does IQ explain socioeconomic inequalities in health? Evidence from a population based cohort study in the west of Scotland
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8RZ
    BMJ 332:580-4. 2006
    ..To test the hypothesis that IQ is a fundamental cause of socioeconomic inequalities in health...
  10. ncbi request reprint Measuring neighbourhood social and material context: generation and interpretation of ecological data from routine and non-routine sources
    Steven Cummins
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Health Place 11:249-60. 2005
    ..However we argue that the attempt to measure specific chains of causation is important enough for public health for this approach to followed and improved upon...
  11. pmc Does IQ explain socio-economic differentials in total and cardiovascular disease mortality? Comparison with the explanatory power of traditional cardiovascular disease risk factors in the Vietnam Experience Study
    G David Batty
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Eur Heart J 30:1903-9. 2009
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  12. ncbi request reprint Are there socioeconomic differences in responses to a commonly used self report measure of chronic illness?
    Sally Macintyre
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1284-90. 2005
    ..Participants were 858 respondents born in the early 1930s and 852 respondents born in the early 1950s (mean age at interview 59 and 40, respectively) classified by occupational social class and area deprivation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Neighbourhood fast food environment and area deprivation-substitution or concentration?
    Laura Macdonald
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Appetite 49:251-4. 2007
    ..These results provide support for a 'concentration' effect whereby plausible health-damaging environmental risk factors for obesity appear to be 'concentrated' in more deprived areas of England and Scotland...
  14. pmc Neighbourhood environment and its association with self rated health: evidence from Scotland and England
    Steven Cummins
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:207-13. 2005
    ..To investigate associations between measures of neighbourhood social and material environment and self rated health...
  15. pmc Is proximity to a food retail store associated with diet and BMI in Glasgow, Scotland?
    Laura Macdonald
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, Scotland, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:464. 2011
    ..We aim to investigate whether proximity to food retail stores is associated with dietary patterns or Body Mass Index in Glasgow, a large city in the UK...
  16. ncbi request reprint Who is more likely to experience common disorders: men, women, or both equally? Lay perceptions in the West of Scotland
    Sally Macintyre
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:461-6. 2005
    ..Gender differences in health are commonly observed by epidemiologists. Little is known about lay beliefs concerning the gender patterning of common conditions...
  17. ncbi request reprint What features of the home and the area might help to explain observed relationships between housing tenure and health? Evidence from the west of Scotland
    Sally Macintyre
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, Scotland, G12 8RZ, UK
    Health Place 9:207-18. 2003
    ..Housing improvements and urban regeneration may help to reduce the health gap between housing tenures, and more generally to reduce inequalities in health...
  18. pmc Do poorer people have poorer access to local resources and facilities? The distribution of local resources by area deprivation in Glasgow, Scotland
    Sally Macintyre
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, UK
    Soc Sci Med 67:900-14. 2008
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  19. pmc Childhood IQ and life course socioeconomic position in relation to alcohol induced hangovers in adulthood: the Aberdeen children of the 1950s study
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:872-4. 2006
    ..To examine the association between scores on IQ tests in childhood and alcohol induced hangovers in middle aged men and women. Design, Setting, and..
  20. doi request reprint The socio-spatial distribution of alcohol outlets in Glasgow city
    Anne Ellaway
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, Scotland, UK
    Health Place 16:167-72. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the distribution of alcohol outlets by area deprivation across Glasgow, Scotland...
  21. pmc "Getting sicker quicker": does living in a more deprived neighbourhood mean your health deteriorates faster?
    Anne Ellaway
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Health Place 18:132-7. 2012
    ..Wider area differences were seen for men than for women. Our findings indicate that attempts to reduce area differences in health should start young but also continue throughout the lifespan...
  22. ncbi request reprint Nowhere to play? The relationship between the location of outdoor play areas and deprivation in Glasgow
    Anne Ellaway
    Medical Research Council, MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, Scotland, G12 8RZ, UK
    Health Place 13:557-61. 2007
    ..However, despite the apparent advantage of deprived areas in terms of actual number of play areas, the quality of play areas in different types of areas may warrant further exploration...
  23. pmc Graffiti, greenery, and obesity in adults: secondary analysis of European cross sectional survey
    Anne Ellaway
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8RZ
    BMJ 331:611-2. 2005
  24. ncbi request reprint How similar are the smoking and drinking habits of men and women in non-manual jobs?
    Carol Emslie
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12, 8RZ, UK
    Eur J Public Health 12:22-8. 2002
    ..This paper explores whether gender differences in these behaviours persist or disappear among men and women occupying similar social roles: working in the same non-manual jobs in Britain...
  25. ncbi request reprint Place effects on health: how can we conceptualise, operationalise and measure them?
    Sally Macintyre
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Soc Sci Med 55:125-39. 2002
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  26. ncbi request reprint Is social participation associated with cardiovascular disease risk factors?
    Anne Ellaway
    MRC Glasgow, UK
    Soc Sci Med 64:1384-91. 2007
    ..Our findings do not therefore lend unequivocal support to the notion of social participation having a strong relationship with CVD risk factors at a cross-sectional level...
  27. ncbi request reprint Gender, work-home conflict, and morbidity amongst white-collar bank employees in the United Kingdom
    Carol Emslie
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Int J Behav Med 11:127-34. 2004
    ..These associations were equally strong for men and women. Our results suggest that work-home conflict is a problem for men as well as women...
  28. doi request reprint Evidence in the development of health policy
    Sally Macintyre
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, UK
    Public Health 126:217-9. 2012
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  29. pmc The food retail environment and area deprivation in Glasgow City, UK
    Laura Macdonald
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:52. 2009
    ..Overall the findings suggested that deprived neighbourhoods within the City of Glasgow did not necessarily have fewer food retail outlets...
  30. pmc "Food deserts"--evidence and assumption in health policy making
    Steven Cummins
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow G12 8RZ
    BMJ 325:436-8. 2002
  31. pmc Lack of agreement between measured and self-reported distance from public green parks in Glasgow, Scotland
    Sally Macintyre
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:26. 2008
    ..We know little about the extent of agreement between self reported and directly measured proximity of the same resource...
  32. 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...
  33. doi request reprint Good intentions and received wisdom are not good enough: the need for controlled trials in public health
    Sally Macintyre
    MRC CSO Social and Public Sciences Unit, Glasgow G12 8RZ, Scotland, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:564-7. 2011
    ..It suggests that just as in medicine, good intentions and received wisdom are not a sufficient basis for making public policy and allocating public funds for social or health improvement...
  34. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in mental health: evidence from three organisations
    Carol Emslie
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    Soc Sci Med 54:621-4. 2002
    ..We conclude that generalisations about gender differences in minor psychiatric morbidity can be unhelpful, as these differences may vary depending on the context of the study...
  35. ncbi request reprint Associations with successful ageing in the "Healthy Old People in Edinburgh" cohort: being well, fit and healthy
    John M Starr
    Geriatric Medicine Unit, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Aging Clin Exp Res 15:336-42. 2003
    ..Participants were followed up in 1994-5, 1997-8 and in this fourth wave of the project, 1999-2000, to determine key predictors of, and associations with successful ageing...
  36. 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
  37. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure reactions to stress and the prediction of future blood pressure: effects of sex, age, and socioeconomic position
    Douglas Carroll
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, England
    Psychosom Med 65:1058-64. 2003
    ..This epidemiological study examined whether the magnitude of blood pressure reactions to mental stress was associated with future blood pressure and whether the strength of association was affected by sex, age, and socioeconomic position...
  38. 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...
  39. ncbi request reprint Understanding and representing 'place' in health research: a relational approach
    Steven Cummins
    Department of Geography, Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 65:1825-38. 2007
    ..We argue that these approaches to understanding how place relates to health are important in order to deliver effective, 'contextually sensitive' policy interventions...
  40. 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...
  41. ncbi request reprint Food environments and obesity--neighbourhood or nation?
    Steven Cummins
    Department of Geography at Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 35:100-4. 2006
  42. 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
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Pathways to obesity: identifying local, modifiable determinants of physical activity and diet
    Mai Stafford
    UCL Medical School, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 65:1882-97. 2007
    ..Public health professionals should seek to work alongside or within these organisations to capitalise on opportunities to improve health...
  44. ncbi request reprint McDonald's restaurants and neighborhood deprivation in Scotland and England
    Steven C J Cummins
    Department of Geography, Queen Mary, University of London, UK
    Am J Prev Med 29:308-10. 2005
    ..In this paper, using national-level data, we examine the association between neighborhood deprivation and the density of McDonald's restaurants in small census areas (neighborhoods) in Scotland and England...
  45. 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...
  46. ncbi request reprint Environmental and lifestyle factors associated with overweight and obesity in Perth, Australia
    Billie Giles-Corti
    School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Crawley 6009, Western Australia
    Am J Health Promot 18:93-102. 2003
    ..To examine associations between environmental and lifestyle factors and overweight or obesity...
  47. pmc Developing and evaluating complex interventions: the new Medical Research Council guidance
    Peter Craig
    MRC Population Health Sciences Research Network, Glasgow G12 8RZ
    BMJ 337:a1655. 2008
  48. pmc Evidence based policy making
    Sally Macintyre
    BMJ 326:5-6. 2003
  49. ncbi request reprint How might the way you look influence how well you are looked after?
    Sally Macintyre
    J Health Serv Res Policy 11:194-5. 2006