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Health inequalities among British civil servants: the Whitehall II study
The Whitehall study of British civil servants begun in 1967, showed a steep inverse association between social class, as assessed by grade of employment, and mortality from a wide range of diseases.Expand
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New genetic loci implicated in fasting glucose homeostasis and their impact on type 2 diabetes risk
Levels of circulating glucose are tightly regulated. To identify new loci influencing glycemic traits, we performed meta-analyses of 21 genome-wide association studies informative for fastingExpand
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Relation of central obesity and insulin resistance with high diabetes prevalence and cardiovascular risk in South Asians
The hypothesis that the high mortality from coronary heart disease (CHD) in South Asians settled overseas compared with other populations is due to metabolic disturbances related to insulinExpand
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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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Fair society, healthy lives.
The final report of the World Health Organization Commission on the Social Determinants of Health (CSDH), published in 2008, affirmed that social injustice was killing on a grand scale, with a toxicExpand
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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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Low job control and risk of coronary heart disease in whitehall ii (prospective cohort) study
Abstract Objective: To determine the association between adverse psychosocial characteristics at work and risk of coronary heart disease among male and female civil servants. Design: ProspectiveExpand
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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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The influence of income on health: views of an epidemiologist.
  • M. Marmot
  • Business, Medicine
  • Health affairs
  • 1 March 2002
Income is related to health in three ways: through the gross national product of countries, the income of individuals, and the income inequalities among rich nations and among geographic areas. AExpand
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Work characteristics predict psychiatric disorder: prospective results from the Whitehall II Study.
OBJECTIVES: 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 civilExpand
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