M G Marmot

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi The relationship between parenting dimensions and adult achievement: evidence from the Whitehall II Study
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, England
    Int J Behav Med 13:320-9. 2006
  2. doi Action on the social determinants of health
    M Marmot
    UCL Institute of Health Equity, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HB, United Kingdom
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 61:S127-32. 2013
  3. doi WHO European review of social determinants of health and the health divide
    Michael Marmot
    UCL Institute of Health Equity, UCL Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, London, UK
    Lancet 380:1011-29. 2012
  4. pmc Comparison of physical, public and human assets as determinants of socioeconomic inequalities in contraceptive use in Colombia - moving beyond the household wealth index
    Catalina González
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health University College London, London, UK
    Int J Equity Health 9:10. 2010
  5. pmc The effect of housing on the mental health of older people: the impact of lifetime housing history in Whitehall II
    Philippa L Howden-Chapman
    He Kainga Oranga Housing and Health Research Programme, University of Otago, 23A Mein St, Wellington, 6021, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 11:682. 2011
  6. pmc Dietary habits in three Central and Eastern European countries: the HAPIEE study
    Sinead Boylan
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:439. 2009
  7. pmc Determinants of cardiovascular disease and other non-communicable diseases in Central and Eastern Europe: rationale and design of the HAPIEE study
    Anne Peasey
    International Institute for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:255. 2006
  8. ncbi Alcohol and coronary heart disease
    M G Marmot
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 30:724-9. 2001
  9. ncbi Commentary: risk factors or social causes?
    Michael Marmot
    University College London, International Centre for Health and Society, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 33:297-8. 2004
  10. ncbi Social determinants and the health of Indigenous Australians
    Michael Marmot
    University College London, London, UK
    Med J Aust 194:512-3. 2011

Research Grants

  1. SOCIAL AND OCCUPATIONAL INFLUENCES ON HEALTH AND ILLNESS
    Michael Marmot; Fiscal Year: 2006
  2. Socio-economic status and heterogeneity in aging
    Archana Singh Manoux; Fiscal Year: 2010
  3. English Longitudinal Study of Ageing
    PROFESSOR SIR MICHAEL MARMOT; Fiscal Year: 2005
  4. CHANGES IN HEALTH: SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS AND PATHWAYS
    Michael Marmot; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. Health disparities and aging in societies in transition
    Michael Marmot; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. ENGLISH LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF AGING
    Michael Marmot; Fiscal Year: 2007
  7. Socioeconomic gradient in CHD in early old age
    Michael Marmot; Fiscal Year: 2009
  8. Socio-economic status and heterogeneity in aging
    Michael Marmot; Fiscal Year: 2009
  9. ENGLISH LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF AGING
    Michael Marmot; Fiscal Year: 2009
  10. English Longitudinal Study of Ageing
    Michael G Marmot; Fiscal Year: 2010

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications127 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi The relationship between parenting dimensions and adult achievement: evidence from the Whitehall II Study
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, England
    Int J Behav Med 13:320-9. 2006
    ..Moderate levels of warmth, low levels of strictness, and high parental expectation are associated with high adult achievement...
  2. doi Action on the social determinants of health
    M Marmot
    UCL Institute of Health Equity, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HB, United Kingdom
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 61:S127-32. 2013
    ..With this commitment, the knowledge synthesised in our report suggests that there is much that can be done at the practical level. ..
  3. doi WHO European review of social determinants of health and the health divide
    Michael Marmot
    UCL Institute of Health Equity, UCL Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, London, UK
    Lancet 380:1011-29. 2012
    ..Action is needed--on the social determinants of health, across the life course, and in wider social and economic spheres--to achieve greater health equity and protect future generations...
  4. pmc Comparison of physical, public and human assets as determinants of socioeconomic inequalities in contraceptive use in Colombia - moving beyond the household wealth index
    Catalina González
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health University College London, London, UK
    Int J Equity Health 9:10. 2010
    ..We tested the hypothesis that provision of Public capital compensated for low levels of Human capital...
  5. pmc The effect of housing on the mental health of older people: the impact of lifetime housing history in Whitehall II
    Philippa L Howden-Chapman
    He Kainga Oranga Housing and Health Research Programme, University of Otago, 23A Mein St, Wellington, 6021, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 11:682. 2011
    ..This study describes differences in trajectories of self-reported mental health in an ageing cohort, according to their housing, while controlling for confounders...
  6. pmc Dietary habits in three Central and Eastern European countries: the HAPIEE study
    Sinead Boylan
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:439. 2009
    ..This paper describes the methods of dietary assessment and presents preliminary findings on food and nutrient intakes in large general population samples in Russia, Poland and the Czech Republic...
  7. pmc Determinants of cardiovascular disease and other non-communicable diseases in Central and Eastern Europe: rationale and design of the HAPIEE study
    Anne Peasey
    International Institute for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:255. 2006
    ..The main hypotheses of the HAPIEE study relate to the role of alcohol, nutrition and psychosocial factors...
  8. ncbi Alcohol and coronary heart disease
    M G Marmot
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 30:724-9. 2001
    ..However, if alcohol intake were to increase in the population the social and medical consequences would be large. An increased intake is therefore not recommended as a community measure for CHD prevention...
  9. ncbi Commentary: risk factors or social causes?
    Michael Marmot
    University College London, International Centre for Health and Society, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 33:297-8. 2004
  10. ncbi Social determinants and the health of Indigenous Australians
    Michael Marmot
    University College London, London, UK
    Med J Aust 194:512-3. 2011
    ..Health is dependent on conditions that enable people to live lives they would choose to live...
  11. pmc Biological and behavioural explanations of social inequalities in coronary heart disease: the Whitehall II study
    M G Marmot
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    Diabetologia 51:1980-8. 2008
    ..We determined the degree to which metabolic syndrome components, inflammation and health behaviours account for the social gradient in CHD...
  12. ncbi Understanding social inequalities in health
    Michael G Marmot
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    Perspect Biol Med 46:S9-23. 2003
    ..To understand causality and generate policies to improve health, we must consider the relationship between social environment and health and especially the importance of early life experiences...
  13. pmc Relative contribution of early life and adult socioeconomic factors to adult morbidity in the Whitehall II study
    M Marmot
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 55:301-7. 2001
    ....
  14. ncbi Status syndrome: a challenge to medicine
    Michael G Marmot
    International Institute for Society and Health, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, England
    JAMA 295:1304-7. 2006
  15. ncbi Social determinants of health inequalities
    Michael Marmot
    International Centre for Health and Society, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Lancet 365:1099-104. 2005
    ..A major thrust of the Commission is turning public-health knowledge into political action...
  16. ncbi Dignity and inequality
    Michael Marmot
    International Centre for Health and Society, University College London, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Lancet 364:1019-21. 2004
  17. ncbi Cohort Profile: the Whitehall II study
    Michael Marmot
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:251-6. 2005
  18. ncbi Smoking and inequalities
    Michael Marmot
    International Institute for Society and Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Lancet 368:341-2. 2006
  19. doi Global health equity: evidence for action on the social determinants of health
    M Marmot
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:1095-7. 2008
    ..Along with other readers of this journal, we spend a good part of our working lives gathering, analysing and interpreting empirical evidence. Evidence matters. But everyone has values and they do affect our positions...
  20. ncbi International Institute for Society and Health
    Michael Marmot
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Lancet 366:1339-40. 2005
  21. pmc The association of cognitive performance with mental health and physical functioning strengthens with age: the Whitehall II cohort study
    M Jokela
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Psychol Med 40:837-45. 2010
    ..We examined whether cognitive performance predicted mental and physical health from midlife to early old age...
  22. pmc Associations of C-reactive protein and interleukin-6 with cognitive symptoms of depression: 12-year follow-up of the Whitehall II study
    D Gimeno
    International Institute for Society and Health, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL Medical School, London, UK
    Psychol Med 39:413-23. 2009
    ..The present study sought to assess whether C-reactive protein and interleukin-6 predict cognitive symptoms of depression or whether these symptoms predict inflammatory markers...
  23. pmc Physical and cognitive function in midlife: reciprocal effects? A 5-year follow-up of the Whitehall II study
    M Elovainio
    International Institute for Society and Health, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL Medical School, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:468-73. 2009
    ..Whether cognitive function predicts physical function and whether physical function predicts cognitive function were assessed in middle-aged men and women...
  24. doi Do the Joint British Society (JBS2) guidelines on prevention of cardiovascular disease with respect to plasma glucose improve risk stratification in the general population? Prospective cohort study
    E J Brunner
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Diabet Med 27:550-5. 2010
    ....
  25. pmc Employment status and health after privatisation in white collar civil servants: prospective cohort study
    J E Ferrie
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, London WC1E 6BT
    BMJ 322:647-51. 2001
    ....
  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 Cumulative exposure to high-strain and active jobs as predictors of cognitive function: the Whitehall II study
    M Elovainio
    University College London, London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 66:32-7. 2009
    ..We tested associations between high-strain and active jobs and cognitive function in middle-aged men and women...
  28. pmc An uncertain future: the health effects of threats to employment security in white-collar men and women
    J E Ferrie
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, England
    Am J Public Health 88:1030-6. 1998
    ..This study examined changes in the health status of civil servants whose employment security was threatened...
  29. ncbi Job insecurity in white-collar workers: toward an explanation of associations with health
    J E Ferrie
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, England
    J Occup Health Psychol 6:26-42. 2001
    ..Apart from a minor role for social support at work in both sexes and a modest role for job demands in women, adverse changes in these factors explain little of the job insecurity-health relationship...
  30. pmc Association between passive jobs and low levels of leisure-time physical activity: the Whitehall II cohort study
    D Gimeno
    International Institute for Society and Health, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Occup Environ Med 66:772-6. 2009
    ..We investigated whether exposure to passive jobs, measured three times over an average of 5 years, is associated with leisure-time physical activity (LTPA)...
  31. pmc Low medically certified sickness absence among employees with poor health status predicts future health improvement: the Whitehall II study
    M Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Occup Environ Med 65:208-10. 2008
    ..High sickness absence is associated with poor health status, but it is not known whether low levels of sickness absence among people with poor health predict future health improvement...
  32. pmc Childhood socioeconomic position, adult socioeconomic position and social mobility in relation to markers of adiposity in early adulthood: evidence of differential effects by gender in the 1978/79 Ribeirao Preto cohort study
    A Aitsi-Selmi
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:439-47. 2013
    ..However, there are very few data from resource-poor countries where there are reasons to anticipate different gradients. Accordingly, we sought to characterise the nature of the socioeconomic status (SES)-adiposity association in Brazil...
  33. pmc Injustice at work and incidence of psychiatric morbidity: the Whitehall II study
    J E Ferrie
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, UK
    Occup Environ Med 63:443-50. 2006
    ..Previous studies of organisational justice and mental health have mostly examined women and have not examined the effect of change in justice...
  34. pmc A comparison of self-reported sickness absence with absences recorded in employers' registers: evidence from the Whitehall II study
    J E Ferrie
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, UK
    Occup Environ Med 62:74-9. 2005
    ..To compare self-reported sickness absence days in the last 12 months with recorded absences from the employers' registers for the same period...
  35. ncbi Predictors of early retirement in British civil servants
    G Mein
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Age Ageing 29:529-36. 2000
    ..The Whitehall II study provides an opportunity to examine the predictors of early retirement in one of the largest employers in the United Kingdom...
  36. ncbi Socioeconomic differences in weight gain and determinants and consequences of coronary risk factors
    P T Martikainen
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:719-26. 1999
    ..The increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity is a major public health concern in many developed countries...
  37. pmc Change in health inequalities among British civil servants: the Whitehall II study
    J E Ferrie
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:922-6. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate morbidity and cardiovascular risk factor trends in white collar British civil servants...
  38. doi 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...
  39. pmc Work characteristics predict psychiatric disorder: prospective results from the Whitehall II Study
    S A Stansfeld
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 56:302-7. 1999
    ..The impact of work on the risk of future psychiatric disorder has been examined in few longitudinal studies. This was examined prospectively in a large epidemiological study of civil servants...
  40. pmc The impact of cash transfers to poor women in Colombia on BMI and obesity: prospective cohort study
    I Forde
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:1209-14. 2012
    ..Previous work has found that families buy more food as a result. We tested the hypothesis that participation in Familias would be associated with increasing body mass index (BMI) in participating women...
  41. pmc Incidence and prognosis of angina pectoris in South Asians and Whites: 18 years of follow-up over seven phases in the Whitehall-II prospective cohort study
    M J S Zaman
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 33:430-8. 2011
    ..This study assessed cumulative incidence of chest pain in South Asians and Whites, and prognosis of chest pain...
  42. ncbi Self-reported economic difficulties and coronary events in men: evidence from the Whitehall II study
    J E Ferrie
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL Medical School, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:640-8. 2005
    ..Our aim is to assess whether these associations are (i) explained by other measures of socioeconomic status, and (ii) mediated by psychosocial, behavioural and biological factors...
  43. ncbi Socioeconomic differences in behavioural and biological risk factors: a comparison of a Japanese and an English cohort of employed men
    P Martikainen
    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
    Int J Epidemiol 30:833-8. 2001
    ..To compare socioeconomic differences in behavioural and biological risk factors in Japanese and English 39-59-year-old employed men...
  44. ncbi Adrenocortical, autonomic, and inflammatory causes of the metabolic syndrome: nested case-control study
    E J Brunner
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, England
    Circulation 106:2659-65. 2002
    ..We examine reversibility and the power of psychosocial and behavioral factors to explain the neuroendocrine adaptations that accompany MS...
  45. pmc Socioeconomic position, health, and possible explanations: a tale of two cohorts
    R Fuhrer
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, Great Britain
    Am J Public Health 92:1290-4. 2002
    ..We examined whether the social gradient for measures of morbidity is comparable in English and French public employees and investigated risk factors that may explain this gradient...
  46. doi Best-practice interventions to reduce socioeconomic inequalities of coronary heart disease mortality in UK: a prospective occupational cohort study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Lancet 372:1648-54. 2008
    ..We assessed this issue in an occupational cohort study comparing low with high socioeconomic groups...
  47. pmc Cancer mortality in Indian and British ethnic immigrants from the Indian subcontinent to England and Wales
    A J Swerdlow
    Epidemiological Monitoring Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Br J Cancer 72:1312-9. 1995
    ....
  48. pmc Building health: an epidemiological study of "sick building syndrome" in the Whitehall II study
    A F Marmot
    AMA, Linton House, London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 63:283-9. 2006
    ..Isolating particular environmental features responsible for the symptoms has proved difficult. This study explores the role and significance of the physical and psychosocial work environment in explaining SBS...
  49. ncbi Children's emotional and behavioural well-being and the family environment: findings from the Health Survey for England
    A M McMunn
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, UK
    Soc Sci Med 53:423-40. 2001
    ..Socio-economic factors did not, however, explain the higher proportion of psychological morbidity among children with stepparents, or the strong relationship between parents' and children's psychological morbidity...
  50. ncbi APOE polymorphism, socioeconomic status and cognitive function in mid-life--the Whitehall II longitudinal study
    J H Zhao
    Dept of Epidemiology and Public Health, International Centre for Health and Society, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:557-63. 2005
    ....
  51. pmc Education attenuates the association between dietary patterns and cognition
    Tasnime N Akbaraly
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 27:147-54. 2009
    ..As individual food items are not consumed in isolation, we examined the association between dietary patterns and cognitive function, with special attention to the role of education in this association...
  52. ncbi Association between smoking and blood pressure: evidence from the health survey for England
    P Primatesta
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Hypertension 37:187-93. 2001
    ..These data show that any independent chronic effect of smoking on BP is small. Differences between men and women in this association are likely to be due to complex interrelations among smoking, alcohol intake, and BMI...
  53. pmc Cancer mortality in African and Caribbean migrants to England and Wales
    A E Grulich
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Sciences, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Br J Cancer 66:905-11. 1992
    ..All of the migrant groups had high rates of multiple myeloma and low rates of testicular, ovarian and lung cancer. Genetic and environmental factors that may contribute to these patterns are discussed...
  54. ncbi What is an optimal diet? Relationship of macronutrient intake to obesity, glucose tolerance, lipoprotein cholesterol levels and the metabolic syndrome in the Whitehall II study
    E J Brunner
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College, London, UK
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:45-53. 2001
    ..Finally, we test the effect of macronutrient intake on the presence or absence of the metabolic syndrome...
  55. ncbi Vascular disease and cognitive function: evidence from the Whitehall II Study
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    International Center for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College, London, United Kingdom
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1445-50. 2003
    ..To test the hypothesis of an inverse association between indicators of vascular disease and cognitive function in the general, stroke-free population...
  56. ncbi Subjective social status: its determinants and its association with measures of ill-health in the Whitehall II study
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 56:1321-33. 2003
    ..The results suggest that subjective social status reflects the cognitive averaging of standard markers of socioeconomic situation and is free of psychological biases...
  57. pmc Association between metabolic syndrome and depressive symptoms in middle-aged adults: results from the Whitehall II study
    Tasnime N Akbaraly
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 32:499-504. 2009
    ..We examined whether the metabolic syndrome is associated with the onset of depressive symptoms in a cohort of middle-aged British civil servants...
  58. pmc Inflammatory markers and cognitive function in middle-aged adults: the Whitehall II study
    David Gimeno
    International Institute for Society and Health, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL Medical School, London, UK
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 33:1322-34. 2008
    ..To assess whether C-reactive protein (CRP) and interleukin-6 (IL-6) are associated with low cognitive performance and decline in middle-aged adults...
  59. 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...
  60. pmc Positive and negative affect and risk of coronary heart disease: Whitehall II prospective cohort study
    Hermann Nabi
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT
    BMJ 337:a118. 2008
    ..To examine the associations between positive and negative affect and subsequent coronary heart disease events independently of established risk factors...
  61. ncbi The effect of control at home on CHD events in the Whitehall II study: Gender differences in psychosocial domestic pathways to social inequalities in CHD
    Tarani Chandola
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, International Centre for Health and Society, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 58:1501-9. 2004
    ..Psychosocial domestic conditions may have a greater effect on the health of women compared with men...
  62. 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...
  63. doi Do psychological factors affect inflammation and incident coronary heart disease: the Whitehall II Study
    Hermann Nabi
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 28:1398-406. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to test whether psychological factors affect inflammation processes to an extent that increases the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  64. pmc Association between common mental disorder and obesity over the adult life course
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, WC1E 6BT London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 195:149-55. 2009
    ..Prospective data on the association between common mental disorders and obesity are scarce, and the impact of ageing on this association is poorly understood...
  65. pmc Non-response to baseline, non-response to follow-up and mortality in the Whitehall II cohort
    Jane E Ferrie
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 38:831-7. 2009
    ..Little is known about the associations between non-response to follow-up surveys and mortality, or differences in these associations by socioeconomic position in studies with repeat data collections...
  66. doi Arterial stiffness, physical function, and functional limitation: the Whitehall II Study
    Eric J Brunner
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Hypertension 57:1003-9. 2011
    ..The nature of the link between arterial stiffness and quality of life in older people merits attention...
  67. pmc Anti-depressant medication use and C-reactive protein: results from two population-based studies
    Mark Hamer
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Brain Behav Immun 25:168-73. 2011
    ..This might be a potential mechanism through which antidepressant medication increases CVD risk. Further data are required to explore the effects of dosage and duration of antidepressant treatment...
  68. pmc Association between change in body composition and change in inflammatory markers: an 11-year follow-up in the Whitehall II Study
    Eleonor I Fransson
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:5370-4. 2010
    ..Obesity is associated with low-grade inflammation, but the long-term effects of weight change on inflammation are unknown...
  69. pmc Antidepressant use before and after the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes: a longitudinal modeling study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 33:1471-6. 2010
    ..To examine antidepressant use before and after the diagnosis of diabetes...
  70. pmc Incremental predictive value of adding past blood pressure measurements to the Framingham hypertension risk equation: the Whitehall II Study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, WC1E 6BT London, UK
    Hypertension 55:1058-62. 2010
    ..These data suggest that, despite the net reclassification improvement, the clinical use of adding repeat measures of blood pressure to the Framingham hypertension risk score may be limited...
  71. pmc Metabolic syndrome over 10 years and cognitive functioning in late midlife: the Whitehall II study
    Tasnime N Akbaraly
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 33:84-9. 2010
    ..We examined this association in late midlife, with particular focus on cumulative effects and the role of socioeconomic circumstances...
  72. pmc Common mental disorder and obesity: insight from four repeat measures over 19 years: prospective Whitehall II cohort study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT
    BMJ 339:b3765. 2009
    ..To examine potential reciprocal associations between common mental disorders and obesity, and to assess whether dose-response relations exist...
  73. pmc Validating the Framingham Hypertension Risk Score: results from the Whitehall II study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, United Kingdom
    Hypertension 54:496-501. 2009
    ..5%; 95% CI: -2.5% to 1.5%). These data suggest that the Framingham hypertension risk score provides a valid tool with which to estimate near-term risk of developing hypertension...
  74. pmc Hyperglycemia, type 2 diabetes, and depressive symptoms: the British Whitehall II study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 32:1867-9. 2009
    ..To examine the recent suggestion that impaired fasting glucose may protect against depression, whereas a diagnosis of diabetes might then result in depression...
  75. doi Social inequality in walking speed in early old age in the Whitehall II study
    Eric Brunner
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:1082-9. 2009
    ..We investigated social inequalities in walking speed in early old age...
  76. ncbi Multiple measures of socio-economic position and psychosocial health: proximal and distal measures
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 31:1192-9; discussion 1199-200. 2002
    ..Model III treats education, a distal measure of SEP, as antecedent to the proximal measures of SEP in the prediction equations linking SEP to health...
  77. pmc Does personality explain social inequalities in mortality? The French GAZEL cohort study
    Hermann Nabi
    INSERM U687 IFR69, Hopital Paul Brousse, Villejuif 94807, France
    Int J Epidemiol 37:591-602. 2008
    ..We aim to quantify the contribution of personality measures to the associations between SEP and mortality...
  78. ncbi Socioeconomic trajectories across the life course and health outcomes in midlife: evidence for the accumulation hypothesis?
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 33:1072-9. 2004
    ..This paper examines (1) accumulation across trichotomous categories of socioeconomic position (SEP), and (2) accumulation in analysis stratified by adult SEP...
  79. ncbi High blood pressure was associated with cognitive function in middle-age in the Whitehall II study
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    INSERM, Unit 687, HNSM, Saint Maurice, France
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:1308-15. 2005
    ..However, it remains unclear if this association extends to younger age groups. The objective of this study was to examine the association between hypertension and a range of cognitive abilities in middle aged men and women...
  80. ncbi Role of socialization in explaining social inequalities in health
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, International Centre for Health and Society, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 60:2129-33. 2005
    ..Four key areas that would benefit from research within the socialization framework are identified: health behaviours, psychological vulnerability, social skills and future time perspective...
  81. pmc Do psychological attributes matter for adherence to antihypertensive medication? The Finnish Public Sector Cohort Study
    Hermann Nabi
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Hypertens 26:2236-43. 2008
    ..We examined the importance of several psychological attributes (sense of coherence, optimism, pessimism, hostility, anxiety) with regard to antihypertensive medication adherence assessed by pharmacy refill records...
  82. ncbi Socioeconomic position across the lifecourse: how does it relate to cognitive function in mid-life?
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Ann Epidemiol 15:572-8. 2005
    ....
  83. doi Performance of existing risk scores in screening for undiagnosed diabetes: an external validation study
    D R Witte
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Diabet Med 27:46-53. 2010
    ..To compare the performance of nine published strategies for the selection of individuals prior to screening for undiagnosed diabetes...
  84. pmc Effects of chronic job insecurity and change in job security on self reported health, minor psychiatric morbidity, physiological measures, and health related behaviours in British civil servants: the Whitehall II study
    J E Ferrie
    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
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:450-4. 2002
    ..To determine the effect of chronic job insecurity and changes in job security on self reported health, minor psychiatric morbidity, physiological measures, and health related behaviours...
  85. pmc Effects of physical activity on cognitive functioning in middle age: evidence from the Whitehall II prospective cohort study
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, England
    Am J Public Health 95:2252-8. 2005
    ..We examined the association between physical activity and cognitive functioning in middle age...
  86. pmc A comparison of left ventricular abnormalities associated with glucose intolerance in African Caribbeans and Europeans in the UK
    N Chaturvedi
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 9 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Heart 85:643-8. 2001
    ..To determine whether abnormalities of the left ventricle differ by glucose tolerance status, to explore reasons for differences, and to assess ethnic differences in these relations...
  87. pmc Dietary pattern and depressive symptoms in middle age
    Tasnime N Akbaraly
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 195:408-13. 2009
    ..Studies of diet and depression have focused primarily on individual nutrients...
  88. pmc IQ, socioeconomic status, and early death: The US National Longitudinal Survey of Youth
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Psychosom Med 71:322-8. 2009
    ..To assess whether the association between cognitive ability (IQ) and early mortality is mediated by socioeconomic status (SES) or whether the association between SES and mortality reflects a spurious association caused by IQ...
  89. pmc Working while ill as a risk factor for serious coronary events: the Whitehall II study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 aA, FIN 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Public Health 95:98-102. 2005
    ..Although sick, some people take no time off work, a phenomenon called "sickness presenteeism." This study examined the association between sickness presenteeism and incidence of serious coronary events...
  90. ncbi Relation between blood glucose and coronary mortality over 33 years in the Whitehall Study
    Eric J Brunner
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Diabetes Care 29:26-31. 2006
    ..We examined the prospective relation of 2-h postload blood glucose (2hBG) with coronary and other major causes of mortality over 33 years...
  91. ncbi Can cardiovascular risk factors explain the association between education and cardiovascular disease in young women?
    Choon Lan Chang
    Cardiovascular Studies Unit, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, St Mary s Campus, London W2 1PG, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:749-55. 2002
    ..These data suggest that standard risk factors explain a substantial proportion if not all of the difference in AMI risk associated with education but a lesser proportion of educationally linked stroke risk...
  92. ncbi No APOEepsilon4 effect on coronary heart disease risk in a cohort with low smoking prevalence: the Whitehall II study
    Philippa J Talmud
    British Heart Foundation Laboratories, Department of Medicine, Centre for Cardiovascular Genetics, Rayne Building, University College London, 5 University Street, London WC1E 6JF, UK
    Atherosclerosis 177:105-12. 2004
    ..This supports the context dependency of the epsilon4 risk effect, but the low smoking incidence in the Whitehall men reduced our ability to examine a smoking:genotype interaction...
  93. ncbi Why is evidence on job strain and coronary heart disease mixed? An illustration of measurement challenges in the Whitehall II study
    Mika Kivimaki
    University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychosom Med 68:398-401. 2006
    ..However, previous studies have typically assessed job strain at one point in time only. We examined whether the failure of such measurement to reflect long-term job strain could contribute to false null findings...
  94. pmc Adult socioeconomic position and the association between height and coronary heart disease mortality: findings from 33 years of follow-up in the Whitehall Study
    Claudia Langenberg
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, 1 19 Torrington Pl, London, England, United Kingdom
    Am J Public Health 95:628-32. 2005
    ..001) for the highest grades, but 0.84 (95% CI=0.69, 1.03; P=.10) for middle and 0.95 (95% CI=0.75, 1.20; P=.65) for low grades, suggesting that childhood and adult social conditions may interact in their influence on coronary risk...
  95. ncbi Justice at work and reduced risk of coronary heart disease among employees: the Whitehall II Study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health and University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Arch Intern Med 165:2245-51. 2005
    ..Justice is a fundamental value in human societies, but its effect on health is poorly described. We examined justice at work as a predictor of coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  96. pmc Influence of change in psychosocial work characteristics on sickness absence: The Whitehall II Study
    Jenny Head
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:55-61. 2006
    ..To study the influence of change in self perceived psychosocial work characteristics on subsequent rates of sickness absence...
  97. ncbi The influence of economic development on the association between education and the risk of acute myocardial infarction and stroke
    Choon Lan Chang
    Cardiovascular Studies Unit, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, St Mary s Campus, London W2 1PG, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:741-7. 2002
    ..Low education was associated with increased risk of AMI in Eastern Europe but not in the other three regions combined. Educationally related stroke risk was positively correlated with national life expectancy...
  98. ncbi Does subjective social status predict health and change in health status better than objective status?
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    INSERM, U687, National Institute of Health and Medical Research, HNSM, Saint Maurice cedex, France
    Psychosom Med 67:855-61. 2005
    ..To examine, among middle-aged individuals, if subjective socioeconomic status (SES) predicts health status and change in health status over time better than objective SES...
  99. ncbi Cause-specific mortality in old age in relation to body mass index in middle age and in old age: follow-up of the Whitehall cohort of male civil servants
    Elizabeth Breeze
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 35:169-78. 2006
    ..The relevance of body mass index (BMI) to cause-specific mortality in old age is uncertain...
  100. ncbi Dietary patterns and 15-y risks of major coronary events, diabetes, and mortality
    Eric J Brunner
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1414-21. 2008
    ..Few studies have examined the long-term effect of habitual diet on risks of incident diabetes, coronary heart disease, and mortality...
  101. ncbi Psychological distress as a risk factor for coronary heart disease in the Whitehall II Study
    Stephen A Stansfeld
    Department of Psychiatry, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of London, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 31:248-55. 2002
    ..This study aims to confirm the association between psychological distress and CHD and examine if it could be explained by other factors such as health behaviours, social isolation and low control at work...

Research Grants39

  1. SOCIAL AND OCCUPATIONAL INFLUENCES ON HEALTH AND ILLNESS
    Michael Marmot; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..NHLBI support is sought for key new measures at phase 7, continued follow up of the cohort, and for data analysis in support of our three specific aims. ..
  2. Socio-economic status and heterogeneity in aging
    Archana Singh Manoux; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Research in this domain is crucial as positive health trajectories are related to higher quality of life, longer independence and considerably lower medical and social care costs. ..
  3. English Longitudinal Study of Ageing
    PROFESSOR SIR MICHAEL MARMOT; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..8. Provide these data in a convenient and timely way to the scientific and policy research community. 9. Continue to liaise closely with the HRS and other international studies to maximize the utility of ELSA data. ..
  4. CHANGES IN HEALTH: SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS AND PATHWAYS
    Michael Marmot; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Fortypespecifications,see instructions onpage 6.) RESEARCHGRANT TABLE OF CONTENTS PageNumbers FacePage 1 description, ..
  5. Health disparities and aging in societies in transition
    Michael Marmot; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The expected total size of the new study is 28,000 subjects. Analyses will examine cross-sectional outcomes, changes in health and functioning between the baseline and Wave II, and incidence of CVD and mortality since the baseline. ..
  6. ENGLISH LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF AGING
    Michael Marmot; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..8. Provide these data in a convenient and timely way to the scientific and policy research community. 9. Continue to liaise closely with the HRS and other international studies to maximize the utility of ELSA data. ..
  7. Socioeconomic gradient in CHD in early old age
    Michael Marmot; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The wealth of data from midlife places Whitehall II in pole position to elucidate the contribution of inequalities in health and the mechanisms through which they operate in early old age. ..
  8. Socio-economic status and heterogeneity in aging
    Michael Marmot; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Research in this domain is crucial as positive health trajectories are related to higher quality of life, longer independence and considerably lower medical and social care costs. ..
  9. ENGLISH LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF AGING
    Michael Marmot; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..8.Provide these data in a convenient and timely way to the scientific and policy research community. 9.Continue to liaise closely with the HRS and other international studies to maximize the utility of ELSA data. ..
  10. English Longitudinal Study of Ageing
    Michael G Marmot; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  11. Socioeconomic gradient in CHD in early old age
    MICHAEL G contact MARMOT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The wealth of data from midlife places Whitehall II in pole position to elucidate the contribution of inequalities in health and the mechanisms through which they operate in early old age. ..
  12. Genetic Resources of the English Longit Study of Aging
    Michael Marmot; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The repository will serve as the basis for the specified research questions and will provide genetic information for other studies concentrating on other research questions. ..
  13. SOCIAL AND OCCUPATIONAL INFLUENCES ON HEALTH AND ILLNESS
    PROFESSOR SIR MICHAEL MARMOT; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The analysis of these individual differences in health will pay particular attention to women and ethnic minorities...
  14. ENGLISH LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF AGING
    PROFESSOR SIR MICHAEL MARMOT; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..4. To construct two waves of accessible and well documented panel data, and incorporate the HSE data. 5. Provide these data in a convenient and timely way to the scientific and policy research community. ..
  15. SOCIAL AND OCCUPATIONAL INFLUENCES ON HEALTH AND ILLNESS
    PROFESSOR SIR MICHAEL MARMOT; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  16. ENGLISH LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF AGING
    Michael Marmot; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..4. To construct two waves of accessible and well documented panel data, and incorporate the HSE data. 5. Provide these data in a convenient and timely way to the scientific and policy research community. ..
  17. English Longitudinal Study of Ageing
    Michael G Marmot; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....