Chris Power

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Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Sedentary behaviour and biomarkers for cardiovascular disease and diabetes in mid-life: the role of television-viewing and sitting at work
    Snehal M Pinto Pereira
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e31132. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Childhood and adulthood risk factors for socio-economic differentials in psychological distress: evidence from the 1958 British birth cohort
    C Power
    Department of Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Soc Sci Med 55:1989-2004. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Childhood adversity still matters for adult health outcomes
    Chris Power
    Institute of Child Health, WC1N 1EH, London, UK
    Lancet 360:1619-20. 2002
  4. doi request reprint Psychological health throughout life and adult cortisol patterns at age 45 y
    Chris Power
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1EH, United Kingdom
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 36:87-97. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Child to adult socioeconomic conditions and obesity in a national cohort
    C Power
    Department of Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:1081-6. 2003
  6. pmc Combination of low birth weight and high adult body mass index: at what age is it established and what are its determinants?
    C Power
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:969-73. 2003
  7. doi request reprint Cognitive development and cortisol patterns in mid-life: findings from a British birth cohort
    Chris Power
    UCL Institute of Child Health, Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 33:530-9. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint The contribution of childhood and adult socioeconomic position to adult obesity and smoking behaviour: an international comparison
    Chris Power
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, WC1N 1EH London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:335-44. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Maternal smoking in pregnancy, adult adiposity and other risk factors for cardiovascular disease
    C Power
    UCL Institute of Child Health, UK
    Atherosclerosis 211:643-8. 2010
  10. pmc Childhood cognition and risk factors for cardiovascular disease in midadulthood: the 1958 British Birth Cohort Study
    Chris Power
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford St, London, WC1N 1EH, UK
    Am J Public Health 100:129-36. 2010

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  1. pmc Sedentary behaviour and biomarkers for cardiovascular disease and diabetes in mid-life: the role of television-viewing and sitting at work
    Snehal M Pinto Pereira
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e31132. 2012
    ..To clarify whether sedentary behaviour is associated with disease-risk, we examined associations for television-viewing and sitting at work...
  2. ncbi request reprint Childhood and adulthood risk factors for socio-economic differentials in psychological distress: evidence from the 1958 British birth cohort
    C Power
    Department of Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Soc Sci Med 55:1989-2004. 2002
    ..Gradients in psychological distress reflect the cumulative effect of multiple adversities experienced from childhood...
  3. ncbi request reprint Childhood adversity still matters for adult health outcomes
    Chris Power
    Institute of Child Health, WC1N 1EH, London, UK
    Lancet 360:1619-20. 2002
  4. doi request reprint Psychological health throughout life and adult cortisol patterns at age 45 y
    Chris Power
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1EH, United Kingdom
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 36:87-97. 2011
    ..Our study suggests that psychological ill-health over years and decades "blunts" post-awakening cortisol secretion, possibly reflecting HPA dysregulation due to social stressors...
  5. ncbi request reprint Child to adult socioeconomic conditions and obesity in a national cohort
    C Power
    Department of Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:1081-6. 2003
    ....
  6. pmc Combination of low birth weight and high adult body mass index: at what age is it established and what are its determinants?
    C Power
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:969-73. 2003
    ..To investigate growth trajectories and predictive factors for those with low birth weight and high adult BMI...
  7. doi request reprint Cognitive development and cortisol patterns in mid-life: findings from a British birth cohort
    Chris Power
    UCL Institute of Child Health, Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 33:530-9. 2008
    ..Our results for males, but less so for females, are compatible with a causal relationship in either direction, namely from cortisol to cognitive ability or vice versa...
  8. ncbi request reprint The contribution of childhood and adult socioeconomic position to adult obesity and smoking behaviour: an international comparison
    Chris Power
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, WC1N 1EH London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:335-44. 2005
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Maternal smoking in pregnancy, adult adiposity and other risk factors for cardiovascular disease
    C Power
    UCL Institute of Child Health, UK
    Atherosclerosis 211:643-8. 2010
    ..To establish whether maternal smoking in pregnancy is associated with risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in mid-adulthood and whether associations are explained by postnatal influences...
  10. pmc Childhood cognition and risk factors for cardiovascular disease in midadulthood: the 1958 British Birth Cohort Study
    Chris Power
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford St, London, WC1N 1EH, UK
    Am J Public Health 100:129-36. 2010
    ..We sought to establish whether associations between childhood cognition and risk factors for cardiovascular disease in adulthood are explained by common causes, or adult social position or health behavior...
  11. pmc Socioeconomic position in childhood and early adult life and risk of mortality: a prospective study of the mothers of the 1958 British birth cohort
    Chris Power
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford St, London WC1N 1EH, England
    Am J Public Health 95:1396-402. 2005
    ..We sought to establish whether women's childhood socioeconomic position influenced their risk of mortality separately from the effects of adult socioeconomic position...
  12. ncbi request reprint Fetal environment and subsequent obesity: a study of maternal smoking
    Chris Power
    Institute of Child Health, Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 31:413-9. 2002
    ..We studied maternal smoking during pregnancy to gain insight on how an insult affecting fetal growth might subsequently influence obesity risk through childhood to age 33...
  13. doi request reprint Co-occurrence of risk factors for cardiovascular disease by social class: 1958 British birth cohort
    C Power
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:1030-5. 2008
    ..To establish whether social differences in multiple risk factors for cardiovascular disease are due to a greater strength of association (higher correlation) between risk factors in less advantaged groups...
  14. ncbi request reprint Associations of early growth and adult adiposity with patterns of salivary cortisol in adulthood
    Chris Power
    Center for Pediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:4264-70. 2006
    ..A suspected mediator is the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis and cortisol regulation. Our prior hypothesis was that cortisol levels are affected by anthropometry at several life stages...
  15. pmc The duration and timing of exposure: effects of socioeconomic environment on adult health
    C Power
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Institute of Child Health, London, England
    Am J Public Health 89:1059-65. 1999
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Life-course influences on health in British adults: effects of socio-economic position in childhood and adulthood
    Chris Power
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:532-9. 2007
    ..We assess whether childhood SEP influences disease risk in mid-life, separately from the effect of adult position, and establish how associations vary across multiple measures of disease risk...
  17. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of limiting longstanding illness in early adulthood
    C Power
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 29:131-9. 2000
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Cohort profile: 1958 British birth cohort (National Child Development Study)
    Chris Power
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 35:34-41. 2006
  19. pmc Changes in BMI, duration of overweight and obesity, and glucose metabolism: 45 years of follow-up of a birth cohort
    Chris Power
    MRCCentre of Epidemiology for Child Health, University College London Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 34:1986-91. 2011
    ..The objective was to establish whether there are effects on adult glucose metabolism of 1) sensitive periods of BMI gain or 2) long duration of overweight and obesity...
  20. ncbi request reprint The influence of birth weight and socioeconomic position on cognitive development: Does the early home and learning environment modify their effects?
    Chris Power
    Institute of Child Health, Centre for Peadiatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, London, United Kingdom
    J Pediatr 148:54-61. 2006
    ..To establish whether effects of birth weight and socioeconomic position on cognition are explained or modified by home or learning environments...
  21. pmc Predictors of low back pain onset in a prospective British study
    C Power
    Department of Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, University College of London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, England
    Am J Public Health 91:1671-8. 2001
    ..This study examined predictors of low back pain onset in a British birth cohort...
  22. ncbi request reprint Lifecourse influences on health among British adults: effects of region of residence in childhood and adulthood
    David P Strachan
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:522-31. 2007
    ..We examined inter-regional migrants in Britain to evaluate the relative importance of early and recent exposures for adult cardiorespiratory risk factors, mental ill-health and sensory function...
  23. ncbi request reprint An intergenerational and lifecourse study of health and mortality risk in parents of the 1958 birth cohort: (II) mortality rates and study representativeness
    Elina Hypponen
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Public Health 119:608-15. 2005
    ..This paper evaluates the representativeness of the study population and assesses our success in identifying the biological parents...
  24. doi request reprint Social differences in insulin-like growth factor-1: findings from a British birth cohort
    Meena Kumari
    International Institute for Society and Health, University College London, London, UK
    Ann Epidemiol 18:664-70. 2008
    ..Our aim is to examine whether there are social differences in IGF-1 in a cohort of participants between 44 and 45 years of age...
  25. doi request reprint Vitamin D and common mental disorders in mid-life: cross-sectional and prospective findings
    Jane Maddock
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK Electronic address
    Clin Nutr 32:758-64. 2013
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Intergenerational influences on childhood body mass index: the effect of parental body mass index trajectories
    Leah Li
    Center for Pediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:551-7. 2009
    ..Parental obesity in adulthood is a strong determinant of offspring obesity. Whether parental body mass index (BMI; in kg/m2) at earlier life stages is associated with offspring BMI is unknown...
  27. ncbi request reprint 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and cognitive performance in mid-life
    Jane Maddock
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Br J Nutr 111:904-14. 2014
    ..A clarification of the level of 25(OH)D concentrations that is most beneficial for predicting better cognitive performance in mid-life is required...
  28. ncbi request reprint Prenatal exposures and glucose metabolism in adulthood: are effects mediated through birth weight and adiposity?
    Claudia Thomas
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 30:918-24. 2007
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Changing social gradients in cigarette smoking and cessation over two decades of adult follow-up in a British birth cohort
    Barbara J M H Jefferis
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH
    J Public Health (Oxf) 26:13-8. 2004
    ..We aimed to establish whether socioeconomic gradients in smoking among men and women increase with age as a result of differential uptake, quitting and smoking persistence over time...
  30. pmc Gestational age and risk factors for cardiovascular disease: evidence from the 1958 British birth cohort followed to mid-life
    Rachel Cooper
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 38:235-44. 2009
    ..Associations between gestational age and risk factors for cardiovascular disease have not been fully investigated...
  31. pmc 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and pre-clinical alterations in inflammatory and hemostatic markers: a cross sectional analysis in the 1958 British Birth Cohort
    Elina Hypponen
    Medical Research Council Centre for Epidemiology of Child Health and Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University College London Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    PLoS ONE 5:e10801. 2010
    ..Our aim was to investigate the association between 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D, a measure for vitamin D status] concentrations with pre-clinical variations in markers of inflammation and hemostasis...
  32. doi request reprint Parental and offspring adiposity associations: insights from the 1958 British birth cohort
    Chris Power
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Ann Hum Biol 38:390-9. 2011
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Health inequalities with the National Statistics-Socioeconomic classification: disease risk factors and health in the 1958 British birth cohort
    Kate Atherton
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1EH, UK
    Eur J Public Health 17:486-91. 2007
    ..We examined health inequalities for multiple disease risk factors and health outcomes, with particular reference to cardiorespiratory risk in the self-employed...
  34. pmc Effects of childhood socioeconomic circumstances on persistent smoking
    Barbara J M H Jefferis
    The Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, London, England
    Am J Public Health 94:279-85. 2004
    ..We investigated whether socioeconomic circumstances at different life stages influence persistent smoking...
  35. doi request reprint Changing influences on childhood obesity: a study of 2 generations of the 1958 British birth cohort
    Angela Pinot de Moira
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCL Institute of Child Health London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 171:1289-98. 2010
    ..Socioeconomic factors had improved across generations. Parental obesity, maternal employment, and socioeconomic factors may play an increasing role in the childhood obesity epidemic...
  36. ncbi request reprint Body mass index throughout the life-course and blood pressure in mid-adult life: a birth cohort study
    Leah Li
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Hypertens 25:1215-23. 2007
    ..The contribution of body mass index (BMI) at different life stages to adult blood pressure (BP) is not well known. We investigated whether changes in BMI across childhood and adulthood, and birthweight, influence BP in mid-adulthood...
  37. pmc Birth weight, childhood socioeconomic environment, and cognitive development in the 1958 British birth cohort study
    Barbara J M H Jefferis
    Institute of Child Health, Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, London WC1N 1EH
    BMJ 325:305. 2002
    ..To examine the combined effect of social class and weight at birth on cognitive trajectories during school age and the associations between birth weight and educational outcomes through to 33 years...
  38. doi request reprint Physical (in)activity over 20 y in adulthood: associations with adult lipid levels in the 1958 British birth cohort
    Myung Ki
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Atherosclerosis 219:361-7. 2011
    ..To investigate associations between physical (in)activity at different life-stages and lipids in mid-adulthood, examining the role of potential confounding and mediating factors, such as adiposity...
  39. ncbi request reprint An intergenerational and lifecourse study of health and mortality risk in parents of the 1958 birth cohort: (I) methods and tracing
    Elina Hypponen
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Public Health 119:599-607. 2005
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Type 2 diabetes mellitus in midlife estimated from the Cambridge Risk Score and body mass index
    Claudia Thomas
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, England
    Arch Intern Med 166:682-8. 2006
    ..We assessed the ability of the CRS to predict glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA(1c)) levels and determined whether the CRS was better than body mass index (BMI) at predicting HbA(1c) levels in midlife...
  41. pmc Social gradients in binge drinking and abstaining: trends in a cohort of British adults
    Barbara J M H Jefferis
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:150-3. 2007
    ..To investigate (1) social gradients in non-drinking and binge drinking, and (2) changes in social gradients in drinking with increasing age...
  42. ncbi request reprint Parental growth at different life stages and offspring birthweight: an intergenerational cohort study
    Elina Hypponen
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 18:168-77. 2004
    ..Maternal height in childhood was positively related to offspring birthweight, while the effect of her BMI was restricted to adulthood...
  43. ncbi request reprint Early environment and child-to-adult growth trajectories in the 1958 British birth cohort
    Leah Li
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:185-92. 2004
    ..Genetics and environmental conditions early in life are known to influence height. However, evidence is restricted to studies conducted at a specific age, and thus the effect on the entire growth trajectory has been neglected...
  44. ncbi request reprint 25-hydroxyvitamin D, IGF-1, and metabolic syndrome at 45 years of age: a cross-sectional study in the 1958 British Birth Cohort
    Elina Hypponen
    Center for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford St, London, WC1N 1EH, UK
    Diabetes 57:298-305. 2008
    ..Physiological interactions between vitamin D and IGF-1 are reported; this is the first study to investigate their combined associations with metabolic syndrome prevalence...
  45. pmc Causal relationship between obesity and vitamin D status: bi-directional Mendelian randomization analysis of multiple cohorts
    Karani S Vimaleswaran
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics and MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 10:e1001383. 2013
    ..We explored the causality and direction of the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] using genetic markers as instrumental variables (IVs) in bi-directional Mendelian randomization (MR) analysis...
  46. doi request reprint Childhood psychosocial adversity and adult cortisol patterns
    Chris Power
    Medical Research Council MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University College London UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 201:199-206. 2012
    ..Cortisol levels may be altered in childhood in association with maltreatment (neglect, abuse and witnessing abuse) and other adversities, yet little is known about whether effects on cortisol persist into later life...
  47. ncbi request reprint Hypovitaminosis D in British adults at age 45 y: nationwide cohort study of dietary and lifestyle predictors
    Elina Hypponen
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:860-8. 2007
    ..Increased awareness of the importance of vitamin D to health has led to concerns about the prevalence of hypovitaminosis D in many parts of the world...
  48. doi request reprint Working patterns and vitamin D status in mid-life: a cross-sectional study of the 1958 British birth cohort
    Maria Ward
    MRC Centre for the Epidemiology of Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Occup Environ Med 68:902-7. 2011
    ..To assess the association between working patterns and vitamin D status in men and women and to determine the potential influence of related lifestyle and socioeconomic factors...
  49. doi request reprint Associations between parental and offspring adiposity up to midlife: the contribution of adult lifestyle factors in the 1958 British Birth Cohort Study
    Rachel Cooper
    Medical Research Council Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing and Division of Population Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:946-53. 2010
    ..Parent-offspring associations in adiposity are well known, but the extent to which they are explained by modifiable environmental and lifestyle factors remains to be elucidated...
  50. ncbi request reprint Life-time socio-economic position and cortisol patterns in mid-life
    Leah Li
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:824-33. 2007
    ..Thus, our study provides evidence for effects of chronic adversity on cortisol in mid-adult life...
  51. pmc Child-to-adult body mass index and height trajectories: a comparison of 2 British birth cohorts
    Leah Li
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics Medical Research Council Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N1EH, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1008-15. 2008
    ..1% vs. 10.8% in males and 23.7% vs. 14.8% in females). Changes in height and adiposity over a relatively short period of 12 years suggest the likelihood of opposing trends of influences on later disease risk in these populations...
  52. doi request reprint Effects of socioeconomic position on inflammatory and hemostatic markers: a life-course analysis in the 1958 British birth cohort
    Faiza Tabassum
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1332-41. 2008
    ..Risk exposure related to SEP accumulates across the life course and contributes to raised levels of fibrinogen and C-reactive protein, while childhood SEP influences hemostatic markers more than does adult SEP...
  53. doi request reprint Life course body mass index, birthweight and lipid levels in mid-adulthood: a nationwide birth cohort study
    Snehal M Pinto Pereira
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Eur Heart J 34:1215-24. 2013
    ..Evidence is scant on the role of growth, including trajectories of body mass index (BMI), so we aimed to determine whether particular life stages from birth to adulthood are important for lipid levels in mid-adulthood (45 years)...
  54. doi request reprint Childcare and overweight or obesity over 10 years of follow-up
    Marie Claude Geoffroy
    MRC Center of Epidemiology for Child Health, Center for Pediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Pediatr 162:753-758.e1. 2013
    ..To investigate the predictive association between preschool childcare arrangements and overweight/obesity in childhood...
  55. ncbi request reprint Prenatal growth, BMI, and risk of type 2 diabetes by early midlife
    Elina Hypponen
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 26:2512-7. 2003
    ..small size at birth has been associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes. Our aim was to evaluate how risk of diabetes associated with low birth weight is affected by accumulation of body mass from childhood to adulthood...
  56. doi request reprint Obesity and type 2 diabetes risk in midadult life: the role of childhood adversity
    Claudia Thomas
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford St, London WC1N 1EH, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 121:e1240-9. 2008
    ....
  57. pmc Predicting cardiovascular disease risk factors in midadulthood from childhood body mass index: utility of different cutoffs for childhood body mass index
    Leah Li
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:1204-11. 2011
    ..Identifying adults at increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) on the basis of childhood body mass index (BMI) could be informative for disease prevention but depends on the utility of childhood BMI cutoffs...
  58. pmc Effects of grandmothers' smoking in pregnancy on birth weight: intergenerational cohort study
    Elina Hypponen
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH
    BMJ 327:898. 2003
    ..To investigate the influences on birth weight of maternal smoking during pregnancy across generations...
  59. doi request reprint Do early life exposures explain associations in mid-adulthood between workplace factors and risk factors for cardiovascular disease?
    Claudia Thomas
    MRC Centre for Epidemiology of Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 39:812-24. 2010
    ..We investigated whether (i) workplace factors are associated with CVD risk factors independently of each other, (ii) workplace factors interact, thereby modifying associations and (iii) associations are explained by early life exposures...
  60. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal physical activity and diet patterns in the 1958 British Birth Cohort
    Tessa J Parsons
    Department of Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:547-54. 2006
    ..We also assessed whether activity level in adulthood was influenced by activity or television viewing in adolescence or early adulthood and to examine change in diet quality and whether any change was related to change in activity level...
  61. ncbi request reprint Inequalities in self-rated health: explanations from different stages of life
    C Power
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Lancet 351:1009-14. 1998
    ..A greater understanding is needed on the relative importance of different causes. We investigated the contribution of risk factors identified at different life stages to inequalities in self-rated health...
  62. ncbi request reprint An intergenerational study of birthweight: investigating the birth order effect
    Elina Hypponen
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    BJOG 111:377-9. 2004
    ..Our findings suggest that underlying causes of a given birthweight should be taken into account in studies that investigate long term health outcomes...
  63. doi request reprint Physical activity and sedentary behaviour at different life stages and adult blood pressure in the 1958 British cohort
    Theodora Pouliou
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCL Institute of Child Health, UK
    J Hypertens 30:275-83. 2012
    ....
  64. pmc Is there an association between hysterectomy and subsequent adiposity?
    Rachel Cooper
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, University College London, UK
    Maturitas 58:296-307. 2007
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Early life influences on adult leg and trunk length in the 1958 British birth cohort
    Leah Li
    Centre for Pediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Hum Biol 19:836-43. 2007
    ..Short leg length has been associated with increased disease risk. We investigated (1) whether taller childhood stature predicts longer adult leg than trunk length; (2) the effects of early life factors on adult leg/trunk length...
  66. doi request reprint Vitamin D status has a linear association with seasonal infections and lung function in British adults
    Diane J Berry
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatics and MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Br J Nutr 106:1433-40. 2011
    ..Randomised controlled trials are warranted to investigate the role of vitamin D supplementation on respiratory health and to establish the underlying mechanisms...
  67. doi request reprint Sex differences in the associations between birthweight and lipid levels in middle-age: findings from the 1958 British birth cohort
    Rachel Cooper
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, University College London, UK
    Atherosclerosis 200:141-9. 2008
    ..To examine sex differences in birthweight-lipid associations...
  68. pmc Are inequalities in height underestimated by adult social position? Effects of changing social structure and height selection in a cohort study
    Chris Power
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH
    BMJ 325:131-4. 2002
    ..To investigate whether changing social structure and social mobility related to height generate (inflate) inequalities in height...
  69. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and change in body mass index from adolescence to mid-adulthood in the 1958 British cohort
    Tessa J Parsons
    Department of Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 35:197-204. 2006
    ..Prevention of obesity has focused on childhood as a target period. Our aim was to assess whether frequency of adolescent physical activity affected subsequent body mass index (BMI) gain through to mid-adulthood...
  70. pmc Social inequalities in low birth weight in England and Wales: trends and implications for future population health
    K Moser
    Office for National Statistics, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:687-91. 2003
    ..To examine social inequalities and trends in low birth weight in England and Wales...
  71. doi request reprint Socioeconomic differences in weight retention, weight-related attitudes and practices in postpartum women
    Vanessa A Shrewsbury
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    Matern Child Health J 13:231-40. 2009
    ..To determine if there is a socioeconomic status (SES) gradient in postpartum weight retention in women living in the UK, and examine SES differences in weight-related attitudes and practices in the postpartum period...
  72. ncbi request reprint Influences on childhood height: comparing two generations in the 1958 British birth cohort
    Leah Li
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 33:1320-8. 2004
    ..Genetics and early environment are known to influence height, but evidence is sparse on changes in these influences over time...
  73. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic gradients in psychological distress: a focus on women, social roles and work-home characteristics
    Sharon Matthews
    Department of Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatics, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 54:799-810. 2002
    ..This surprising result therefore implicates factors beyond adult social roles examined here in the development of socio-economic gradients...
  74. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress and work and home roles: a focus on socio-economic differences in distress
    S Matthews
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Institute of Child Health, London
    Psychol Med 31:725-36. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Explanations for the social gradient differ for men and women. Work may be more important for men than women, but the impact of home factors was not strong during the early adulthood of this cohort...
  75. ncbi request reprint Nutritional and other influences in childhood as predictors of adult obesity
    C Power
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 59:267-72. 2000
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  76. doi request reprint Vitamin D and chronic widespread pain in a white middle-aged British population: evidence from a cross-sectional population survey
    K Atherton
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 68:817-22. 2009
    ..Vitamin D deficiency has been suggested as a new modifiable risk factor for CWP...
  77. ncbi request reprint Back pain and obesity in the 1958 British birth cohort. cause or effect?
    J K Lake
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 53:245-50. 2000
    ..78). No significant relationships were found for men. The risk of pain onset among women was evident in relation to BMI at baseline (age 23) and cannot therefore be explained by an effect of back pain on adiposity...
  78. doi request reprint Shift work and risk factors for cardiovascular disease: a study at age 45 years in the 1958 British birth cohort
    Claudia Thomas
    MRC Centre for Epidemiology of Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:305-14. 2010
    ..Our results highlight night and early morning working associations with an adverse profile of CVD risk factors, which are partly explained by socioeconomic, other occupational factors and health behaviours...
  79. doi request reprint Childhood and adulthood socio-economic position and midlife depressive and anxiety disorders
    Stephen A Stansfeld
    Centre for Psychiatry, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 192:152-3. 2008
    ..Effects of childhood socio-economic position on adult depressive disorders may be mediated through adult socio-economic position...
  80. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D status and glucose homeostasis in the 1958 British birth cohort: the role of obesity
    Elina Hypponen
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guildford St, London, WC1N 1EH, UK
    Diabetes Care 29:2244-6. 2006
    ..Obesity is a well-known risk factor for vitamin D deficiency. We evaluated the interrelationship between vitamin D status, body size, and glucose homeostasis, measured by HbA1c (A1C)...
  81. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic variation in attitudes to eating and weight in female adolescents
    Jane Wardle
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Unit, University College London, London, England
    Health Psychol 23:275-82. 2004
    ..The results support the idea that socioeconomic differences in weight-related attitudes and behaviors may mediate the development of a gradient in weight...
  82. pmc Parental diabetes and birth weight of offspring: intergenerational cohort study
    Elina Hypponen
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH
    BMJ 326:19-20. 2003
  83. pmc Fetal and early life growth and body mass index from birth to early adulthood in 1958 British cohort: longitudinal study
    T J Parsons
    Department of Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    BMJ 323:1331-5. 2001
    ....
  84. ncbi request reprint Social inequalities in health: are there gender differences?
    S Matthews
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 48:49-60. 1999
    ..The magnitude and explanations for gender differences in SES health inequalities are likely to vary according to life stage and health measure...
  85. ncbi request reprint Social support at age 33: the influence of gender, employment status and social class
    S Matthews
    Institute of Child Health, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 49:133-42. 1999
    ....
  86. ncbi request reprint Obesity and health inequalities
    C Law
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Obes Rev 8:19-22. 2007
  87. pmc Infant feeding and obesity through the lifecourse
    T J Parsons
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London, UK
    Arch Dis Child 88:793-4. 2003
    ..Breast feeding was protective against increased BMI at ages 16 and 33 years in females, and at 33 years in males, but this effect was markedly reduced and no longer significant after adjustment for confounding factors...
  88. doi request reprint Night work, long working hours, psychosocial work stress and cortisol secretion in mid-life: evidence from a British birth cohort
    C Thomas
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Occup Environ Med 66:824-31. 2009
    ..To examine the relationships between exposure to workplace factors (night work, extended working hours, psychosocial work stress) and cortisol secretion, and to test whether workplace factors interact, resulting in combined effects...
  89. doi request reprint Estimated activity patterns in British 45 year olds: cross-sectional findings from the 1958 British birth cohort
    T J Parsons
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:978-85. 2009
    ..To investigate patterns of, and associations between, physical activity at work and in leisure time, television viewing and computer use...
  90. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, television viewing and body mass index: a cross-sectional analysis from childhood to adulthood in the 1958 British cohort
    T J Parsons
    Department of Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:1212-21. 2005
    ..To investigate how the relationships vary with age and gender and whether any relationships are due to confounding factors...
  91. ncbi request reprint Adolescent drinking level and adult binge drinking in a national birth cohort
    B J M H Jefferis
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Addiction 100:543-9. 2005
    ..To assess (i) continuities in binge drinking across adulthood and (ii) the association between adolescent drinking level and adult binge drinking...
  92. ncbi request reprint Diabetes risk in British adults in mid life: a national prevalence study of glycated haemoglobin
    C Thomas
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, UK
    Diabet Med 24:317-21. 2007
    ..Information on the population at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes in the UK is scarce. We used data from the 1958 British birth cohort to estimate geographical and socio-economic variations in HbA(1c) in mid life...
  93. pmc Are inequalities in height narrowing? Comparing effects of social class on height in two generations
    L Li
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, WC1N 1EH London, UK
    Arch Dis Child 89:1018-23. 2004
    ..To determine whether social inequalities in height change across generations...
  94. ncbi request reprint Television viewing and obesity: a prospective study in the 1958 British birth cohort
    T J Parsons
    Department of Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:1355-63. 2008
    ..To assess whether frequency of television viewing in adolescence (11 and 16 years) or early adulthood (23 years) affected subsequent changes in body mass index (BMI) through to mid-adulthood life, and waist-hip ratio in mid-adulthood...
  95. doi request reprint Psychosocial work characteristics and anxiety and depressive disorders in midlife: the effects of prior psychological distress
    S A Stansfeld
    Centre for Psychiatry, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 65:634-42. 2008
    ....
  96. ncbi request reprint Changes in diet and physical activity in the 1990s in a large British sample (1958 birth cohort)
    T J Parsons
    Department of Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:49-56. 2005
    ..To investigate whether adults studied in 1991 and 1999 (at ages 33 and 42 y) improved their diet and their physical activity level, in the direction of recommendations issued during the same period...
  97. doi request reprint Cognitive development in childhood and drinking behaviour over two decades in adulthood
    B J M H Jefferis
    UCL Institute of Child Health, Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:506-12. 2008
    ....
  98. pmc Life course epidemiology
    D Kuh
    Medical Research Council National Survey of Health and Development, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London and Royal Free Medical School, Gower Street Campus, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, U K
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:778-83. 2003
  99. ncbi request reprint Cigarette consumption and socio-economic circumstances in adolescence as predictors of adult smoking
    B Jefferis
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Addiction 98:1765-72. 2003
    ..To investigate effects of cigarette consumption level and socio-economic circumstances during adolescence on adult smoking...
  100. pmc Breast feeding and obesity in childhood: cross sectional study
    L Li
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH
    BMJ 327:904-5. 2003
  101. ncbi request reprint Physical and psychological effects of injury. Data from the 1958 British birth cohort study
    L Li
    Department of Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Eur J Public Health 11:81-3. 2001
    ..These results highlight the need for identifying effective strategies for the prevention of road traffic injuries as well as more effective approaches for rehabilitation of the injured...