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Socioeconomic status and health: the role of subjective social status.
Studies have suggested that subjective social status (SSS) is an important predictor of health. This study examined the link between SSS and health in old age and investigated whether SSS mediatedExpand
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Social isolation, loneliness, and all-cause mortality in older men and women
Both social isolation and loneliness are associated with increased mortality, but it is uncertain whether their effects are independent or whether loneliness represents the emotional pathway throughExpand
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Age Identity, Age Perceptions, and Health
Abstract:  This study explores the association between age identity, perceptions of age, and health. It uses data from the first and second waves of the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA).Expand
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Age and Gender Differences in Physical Capability Levels from Mid-Life Onwards
Using data from eight UK cohorts participating in the Healthy Ageing across the Life Course (HALCyon) research programme, with ages at physical capability assessment ranging from 50 to 90+ years, weExpand
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Body Mass Index, Muscle Strength and Physical Performance in Older Adults from Eight Cohort Studies: The HALCyon Programme
Objective To investigate the associations of body mass index (BMI) and grip strength with objective measures of physical performance (chair rise time, walking speed and balance) including anExpand
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Socioeconomic position and the incidence of type 2 diabetes: the ELSA study
We examined the associations between childhood and adult socioeconomic position (SEP) and incident diabetes in 7,432 individuals aged 50 or older from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA).Expand
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Social gradients in oral health in older adults: findings from the English longitudinal survey of aging.
OBJECTIVES We examined prospective associations between socioeconomic position (SEP) markers and oral health outcomes in a national sample of older adults in England. METHODS Data were from theExpand
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Childhood Socioeconomic Position and Objectively Measured Physical Capability Levels in Adulthood: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Background Grip strength, walking speed, chair rising and standing balance time are objective measures of physical capability that characterise current health and predict survival in olderExpand
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Leisure time physical activity, risk of depressive symptoms, and inflammatory mediators: The English Longitudinal Study of Ageing
OBJECTIVES To examine if inflammatory markers (CRP, fibrinogen) might partly explain the association between physical activity (PA) and risk of depression. DESIGN/SETTING The English LongitudinalExpand
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Early menarche, nulliparity and the risk for premature and early natural menopause
Abstract STUDY QUESTION Are parity and the timing of menarche associated with premature and early natural menopause? SUMMARY ANSWER Early menarche (≤11 years) is a risk factor for both prematureExpand
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