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Subjective social status: its determinants and its association with measures of ill-health in the Whitehall II study.
The purpose of this study was twofold-(1) investigate the role of subjective social status as a predictor of ill-health, with a further exploration of the extent to which this relationship could beExpand
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Dietary pattern and depressive symptoms in middle age.
BACKGROUND Studies of diet and depression have focused primarily on individual nutrients. AIMS To examine the association between dietary patterns and depression using an overall diet approach. Expand
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Does Subjective Social Status Predict Health and Change in Health Status Better Than Objective Status?
Objective: 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. Methods: DataExpand
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Social status and health: a comparison of British civil servants in Whitehall-II with European- and African-Americans in CARDIA.
Socioeconomic status (SES) is related to health in every industrialized society where it has been studied. Indicators include educational attainment, occupational status, and income. SubjectiveExpand
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Measures of frailty in population-based studies: an overview
BackgroundAlthough research productivity in the field of frailty has risen exponentially in recent years, there remains a lack of consensus regarding the measurement of this syndrome. This overviewExpand
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Timing of onset of cognitive decline: results from Whitehall II prospective cohort study
Objectives To estimate 10 year decline in cognitive function from longitudinal data in a middle aged cohort and to examine whether age cohorts can be compared with cross sectional data to infer theExpand
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Job strain as a risk factor for coronary heart disease: a collaborative meta-analysis of individual participant data
Summary Background Published work assessing psychosocial stress (job strain) as a risk factor for coronary heart disease is inconsistent and subject to publication bias and reverse causation bias. WeExpand
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Socioeconomic Status, Structural and Functional Measures of Social Support, and Mortality
The authors examined the associations of social support with socioeconomic status (SES) and with mortality, as well as how SES differences in social support might account for SES differences inExpand
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Long working hours and sleep disturbances: the Whitehall II prospective cohort study.
STUDY OBJECTIVE To examine whether exposure to long working hours predicts various forms of sleep disturbance; short sleep, difficulty falling asleep, frequent waking, early waking and waking withoutExpand
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Metabolically healthy obesity and the risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes: the Whitehall II cohort study
Aim The metabolically healthy obese (MHO) phenotype refers to obese individuals with a favourable metabolic profile. Its prognostic value is unclear and may depend on the health outcome beingExpand
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