Affiliation: National Institute for Medical Research
- The impact of school tobacco policies on student smoking in Washington State, United States and Victoria, AustraliaTracy J Evans-Whipp
Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, 2 Gatehouse Street, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:698-710. 2010..45; 95% CI: 0.25 to 0.82; p = 0.009). There was no clear evidence in this study that a comprehensive smoking ban, harsh penalties, remedial penalties, harm minimization policy or abstinence policy impact on any of the smoking outcomes...
- Smoking and intention to quit in deprived areas of Glasgow: is it related to housing improvements and neighbourhood regeneration because of improved mental health?Lyndal Bond
Evaluating the Health Effects of Social Interventions, MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G128RZ, UK
J Epidemiol Community Health 67:299-304. 2013....
- Exploring the relationships between housing, neighbourhoods and mental wellbeing for residents of deprived areasLyndal Bond
MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, G128RZ Glasgow, Scotland, UK
BMC Public Health 12:48. 2012..This study examined the relationship between the positive mental wellbeing of residents living in deprived areas and their perceptions of their housing and neighbourhoods...
- Challenges in evaluating Welfare to Work policy interventions: would an RCT design have been the answer to all our problems?Kathryn Skivington
MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, UK
BMC Public Health 10:254. 2010..This paper explores the issues that arose in designing a suitable evaluation of the Pathways Advisory Service...
- Making sense of perceptions of risk of diseases and vaccinations: a qualitative study combining models of health beliefs, decision-making and risk perceptionLyndal Bond
MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
BMC Public Health 11:943. 2011..The aim of this study was to examine the utility of subjective risk perception and decision-making theories to provide a better understanding of the differences between immunisers' and non-immunisers' health beliefs and behaviours...
- Is concern about young people's anti-social behaviour associated with poor health? Cross-sectional evidence from residents of deprived urban neighbourhoodsMatt Egan
Medical Research Council Chief Scientist Office Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
BMC Public Health 12:217. 2012..We ask whether perceptions of young people's ASB are associated with poor health; and whether health, demographic and (psycho)social characteristics can help explain why PASB varies within disadvantaged neighbourhoods (Glasgow, UK)...
- Health effects of neighborhood demolition and housing improvement: a prospective controlled study of 2 natural experiments in urban renewalMatt Egan
Medical Research Council Chief Scientist Office, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
Am J Public Health 103:e47-53. 2013..We took advantage of a 2-intervention natural experiment to investigate the impacts of neighborhood demolition and housing improvement on adult residents' mental and physical health...
- GoWell: the challenges of evaluating regeneration as a population health interventionLyndal Bond
MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK Electronic address
Prev Med 57:941-7. 2013..It is expected to impact on population health but the evidence is limited or weak, in part due to the difficulties of evaluating PHIs. We explore these challenges using GoWell as a case study...
- Protocol for a mixed methods study investigating the impact of investment in housing, regeneration and neighbourhood renewal on the health and wellbeing of residents: the GoWell programmeMatt Egan
Medical Research Council Chief Scientist Office Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, UK
BMC Med Res Methodol 10:41. 2010..The GoWell Programme has been designed to measure effects on health and wellbeing of multi-faceted regeneration interventions on residents of disadvantaged neighbourhoods in the city of Glasgow, Scotland...
- Neighbourhood walking and regeneration in deprived communitiesPhil Mason
Urban Studies, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Glasgow, 25 29 Bute Gardens, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Health Place 17:727-37. 2011..Multidimensional regeneration of the physical, service, social and psychosocial environments of deprived communities therefore seems an appropriate strategy to boost walking...
- Considering methodological options for reviews of theory: illustrated by a review of theories linking income and healthMhairi Campbell
MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
Syst Rev 3:114. 2014..We recently employed systematic review methods in a review of theories about the causal relationship between income and health...
- Perspectives on econometric modelling to inform policy: a UK qualitative case study of minimum unit pricing of alcoholSrinivasa V Katikireddi
1 MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, UK2 Public Health and Health Policy, NHS Lothian, Waverley Gate, 2 4 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3EG, UK
Eur J Public Health 24:490-5. 2014..We aim to investigate policy stakeholders' views of the utility of modelling studies for public health policy...
- Understanding the development of minimum unit pricing of alcohol in Scotland: a qualitative study of the policy processSrinivasa Vittal Katikireddi
MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom Department of Public Health and Policy, NHS Lothian, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 9:e91185. 2014....