COVID-19
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Since May 2020, we’ve been tracking COVID-19 longitudinal research and evidence from the UK and Ireland’s longitudinal population studies.
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Last updated: 21 December 2023

Our COVID-19 Research Tracker brings together the latest briefing notes, reports, academic publications, and articles in an easy-to-use interactive tool.

Use the table below to search, sort and filter by study, topic, and geographical coverage.

Date added to trackerPaperLink to paperDate of PublicationLongitudinal StudyGeographical coverageType of publicationTopic/theme
6/11/20M Benzeval, J Burton, TF Crossley, P Fisher, A Jackle, H Low and B Read (2020), Understanding Society COVID-19 Survey, April Briefing Note: The Economic Effects, Working Paper No 10/2020, ISER, University of Essex.Read moreMay-20Understanding SocietyNationalBriefing NoteEconomics, Employment, Earnings
6/11/20M Benzeval, C Booker, J Burton, TF Crossley, A Jäckle, M Kumari, and B Read (2020) Understanding Society COVID-19 Survey April Briefing Note: Health and Caring, Working Paper No 11/2020, ISER, University of Essex.Read moreJun-20Understanding SocietyNationalBriefing NoteMental health, Health behaviours, Caring
6/11/20M Benzeval, M Borkowska, J Burton, TF Crossley, L Fumagalli, A Jäckle, B Rabe and B Read Understanding Society COVID-19 Survey April Briefing Note: Home schooling, Working Paper No 12/2020, ISER, University of Essex.Read moreJun-20Understanding SocietyNationalBriefing NoteEducation, Household resources, Parenting
6/11/20Menni, C., Valdes, A.M., Freidin, M.B. et al. Real-time tracking of self-reported symptoms to predict potential COVID-19. Nature Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41591-020-0916-2 Read moreMay-20Twins UKNationalArticleMedicine, Epidemiology, Symptomology
6/11/20Drew, D.A., Nguyen, L.H., Steves, C.J., Menni, C., Freydin, M., Varsavsky, T., Sudre, C.H., Cardoso, M.J., Ourselin, S., Wolf, J. and Spector, T.D., Rapid implementation of mobile technology for real-time epidemiology of COVID-19. Science. 10.1126/science.abc0473 (2020)Read moreMay-20Twins UKNationalArticleEpidemiology, Public health, Mobile technology
6/11/20Hamer, M., Kivimäki, M., Gale, C. R., & David Batty, G. Lifestyle risk factors, inflammatory mechanisms, and COVID-19 hospitalization: A community-based cohort study of 387,109 adults in UK. Brain, behavior, and immunity, S0889-1591(20)30996-X.Read moreMay-20UK BiobankNationalArticleHealth behaviours, Inequalities, Obesity
6/11/20Niedzwiedz CL, O'Donnell CA, Jani BD, et al. Ethnic and socioeconomic differences in SARS-CoV-2 infection: prospective cohort study using UK Biobank. BMC Med. 2020,18(1):160. Published 2020 May 29. doi:10.1186/s12916-020-01640-8Read moreMay-20UK BiobankNationalArticleHealth behaviours, Inequalities, Ethnicity
6/11/20Northstone K, Haworth S, Smith D et al. The Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children - A resource for COVID-19 research: Questionnaire data capture April-May 2020, Wellcome Open Res 2020, 5:127Read moreJun-20ALSPACRegionalData note (awaiting peer review)Cross-generation, Health, Well-being, Behaviour
6/11/20Generation Scotland. CovidLife Survey First Report, Avaiable online at: www.ed.ac.uk/generation-scotlandRead moreMay-20Generation ScotlandDevolved NationsReportEmployment, Well-being, Mental health
12/2/20Daly, M., Sutin, A., & Robinson, E. Longitudinal changes in mental health and the COVID-19 pandemic: Evidence from the UK Household Longitudinal Study. Psychological Medicine, DOI: 10.1017/S0033291720004432Read moreNov-20Understanding SocietyNationalArticleMental health, Well-being, Demographic groups
6/18/20Frances MK Williams, Maxim Freydin, Massimo Mangino, Simon Couvreur, Alessia Visconti, Ruth CE Bowyer, Caroline I Le Roy, Mario Falchi, Carole Sudre, Richard Davies, Christopher Hammond, Cristina Menni, Claire Steves, Tim Spector Self-reported symptoms of covid-19 including symptoms most predictive of SARS-CoV-2 infection, are heritable https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.04.22.20072124Read moreApr-20Twins UKNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Symptoms, Heritability, Public health
6/18/20Prats-Uribe, A., Paredes, R., Prieto-Alhambra, D. Ethnicity, comorbidity, socioeconomic status, and their associations with COVID-19 infection in England: a cohort analysis of UK Biobank data https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.05.06.20092676Read moreJun-20UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Epidemiology, Inequalities, Ethnicity
6/18/20Ruth Bowyer, Thomas Varsavsky, Carole H Sudre, Benjamin Murray, Maxim Freidin, Darioush Yarand, Sajaysurya Ganesh, Joan Capdevila, Ellen J Thompson, Elco Bakker, M Jorge Cardoso, Richard Davies, Jonathan Wolf, Tim D Spector, Sebastien Ourselin, Claire J Steves, Cristina Menni Geo-social gradients in predicted COVID-19 prevalence and severity in Great Britain: results from 2,266,235 users of the COVID-19 Symptoms Tracker app https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.04.23.20076521Read moreApr-20COVID Symptom TrackerNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Inequalities, Public health, Deprivation
6/18/20Nicholas S Hopkinson, Niccolo Rossi, Julia El-Sayed Moustafa, Anthony A Laverty, Jennifer K Quint, Maxim B Freydin, Alessia Visconti, Benjamin Murray, Marc Modat, Sebastien Ourselin, Kerrin Small, Richard Davies, Jonathan Wolf, Timothy Spector, Claire J Steves, Mario Falchi Current tobacco smoking and risk from COVID-19: results from a population symptom app in over 2.4 million people https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.05.18.20105288Read moreMay-20Twins UK; COVID Symptom TrackerNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Symptoms, Smoking, Epidemiology
6/25/20Banks, J. & Xu, X. The mental health effects of the first two months of lockdown and social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic in the UK, IFS Working Paper W20/16Read moreJun-20Understanding SocietyNationalWorking paperMental health, Inequalities, Age groups
7/2/20Daly, M. & Robinson, E. Problem drinking before and during the COVID-19 crisis in US and UK adults: Evidence from two population-based longitudinal studies https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.06.25.20139022Read moreJun-20Understanding SocietyNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Alcohol consumption, Mental health, Health behaviours
7/2/20Yates, T., Razieh, C., Zaccardi, F., Davies, M.J., Khunti, K. Obesity and risk of COVID-19: analysis of UK biobank Read moreMay-20UK BiobankNationalArticleObesity, Health behaviours, BMI
7/2/20Mulholland, R.H. & Sinha, I.P. Ethnicity and COVID-19 infection: are the pieces of the puzzle falling into place? https://bmcmedicine.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12916-020-01669-9Read moreJul-20UK BiobankNationalCommentaryEthnicity, Inequalities, Deprivation
8/13/21Brewer, M. & Tasseva, I.V. Did the UK policy response to Covid-19 protect household incomes? Journal of Economic Inequality, DOI: 10.1007/s10888-021-09491-wRead moreAug-21Understanding SocietyNationalArticleHousehold income, Employment, Earnings
7/13/20Bayrakdar, S. & Guveli, A. Inequalities in Home Learning and Schools’ Remote Teaching Provision during the COVID-19 School Closure in the UK Sociology, DOI: 10.1177/00380385221122444Read moreOct-22Understanding SocietyNationalArticleHome schooling, inequalities, ethnicity
7/13/20Mikolai, J., Keenan, K. & Kulu, H. Intersecting household level health and socio-economic vulnerabilities and the COVID-19 crisis: an analysis from the UK SSM - Population Health, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssmph.2020.100628Read moreJul-20Understanding SocietyNationalArticleHealth inequalities, Household types, Employment
7/13/20Perelli-Harris, B. & Walzenbach, S. How has the Covid-19 crisis impacted parents’ relationships with their children? Centre for Population Change policy briefing 54Read moreJul-20Understanding SocietyNationalPolicy briefingParenting, Inequalities, Family composition
7/13/20M Benzeval, J Burton, TF Crossley, P Fisher, A Jäckle, B Perelli-Harris and S Walzenbach Understanding Society COVID-19 Survey May Briefing Note: Family relationships, Understanding Society Working Paper No 13/2020, ISER, University of Essex.Read moreJul-20Understanding SocietyNationalBriefing NoteParenting, Home schooling, Inequalities
7/13/20Tarani Chandola, Meena Kumari, Cara L Booker, Michaela J Benzeval The mental health impact of COVID-19 and pandemic related stressors among adults in the UK Psychological Medicine, 52(14), DOI: 10.1017/S0033291720005048Read moreOct-22Understanding SocietyNationalArticleMental health, Living conditions, Work
7/20/20Bataille, V., Visconti, A., Rossi, N., Murray, B., Bournot, A., Wolf, J., Ourselin, S., Steves, C., Spector, T., & Falchi, M. Diagnostic value of skin manifestation of SARS-CoV-2 infection https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.07.10.20150656Read moreJul-20COVID Symptom TrackerNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Symptomology, Skin rashes, Hospitalization
7/20/20Patel, A.P., Paranjpe, M.D., Kathiresan, N.P., Rivas, M.A., & Khera, A.V. Race, socioeconomic deprivation, and hospitalization for COVID-19 in English participants of a national biobank International Journal for Equity in Health, 19(1), 1-4.Read moreJul-20UK BiobankNationalArticleEthnicity, Socioeconomic status, Hospitalization
7/20/20Claire E Hastie, Daniel F Mackay, Frederick Ho, Carlos A Celis-Morales, Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi, Claire L Niedzwiedz, Bhautesh D Jani, Paul Welsh, Frances S Mair, Stuart R Gray, Catherine A O'Donnell, Jason Mr Gill, Naveed Sattar, Jill P Pell Vitamin D concentrations and COVID-19 infection in UK Biobank Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome, 14(4), 561-565.Read moreJul-20UK BiobankNationalArticleVitamin D, Ethnicity, Inequalities
7/20/20Lassale, C., Gaye, B., Hamer, M., Gale, C.R., & Batty, G.D. Ethnic disparities in hospitalisation for COVID-19 in England: The role of socioeconomic factors, mental health, and inflammatory and pro-inflammatory factors in a community-based cohort study Brain, Behavior & Immunity, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2020.05.074Read moreJun-20UK BiobankNationalArticleEthnicity, Mental health, Hospitalization
7/20/20Hu, Y. Intersecting ethnic and native–migrant inequalities in the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 68, 1-6.Read moreAug-20Understanding SocietyNationalArticleEthnicity, Socioeconomic status, Inequalities
7/28/20Matthias Pierce, Holly Hope, Tamsin Ford, Stephani Hatch, Matthew Hotopf, Ann John, Evangelos Kontopantelis, Roger Webb, Simon Wessely, Sally McManus and Kathryn M. Abel Mental health before and during the COVID-19 pandemic: a longitudinal probability sample survey of the UK population The Lancet Psychiatry https://doi.org/10.1016/S2215-0366(20)30308-4Read moreJul-20Understanding SocietyNationalArticleMental health, Inequalities, Employment
1/7/22Jane Falkingham, Maria Evandrou, Min Qin, Athina Vlachantoni Sleepless in Lockdown: unpacking differences in sleep loss during the coronavirus pandemic in the UK BMJ Open, DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-053094Read moreJan-22Understanding SocietyNationalArticleSleep loss, Ethnicity, Well-being
7/28/20Breen, R. & Ermisch, J. Estimating Variation of Covid-19 infection in the Population:Results from Understanding Society (UKHLS) first monthly covid-19 survey https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.07.22.20159806Read moreJul-20Understanding SocietyNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Infection rates, Ethnicity, Regional disparities
7/28/20Eivers, E., Worth, J. & Ghosh, A. Home learning during Covid-19: Findings from the Understanding Society Longitudinal Study National Foundation for Educational ResearchRead moreJul-20Understanding SocietyNationalReportHome schooling, Inequalities, Ethnicity
8/3/20Reuschke, D. & Felstead, A. The Effect of the Great Lockdown on Homeworking in the United Kingdom WISERD reportRead moreJul-20Understanding SocietyNationalReportHome working, Employment, Well being
8/3/20Villadsen, A., Conti, G. and Fitzsimons, E. Parental involvement in home schooling and developmental play during lockdown - Initial findings from the COVID19 Survey in Five National Longitudinal Studies. London: UCL Centre for Longitudinal StudiesRead moreJul-20MCS; Next Step; BCS70; NCDS; NSHDNationalBriefing NoteHome schooling, Child development, Parenting
8/3/20Wielgoszewska, B., Green, F. and Goodman, A. Finances and employment during lockdown - Initial findings from the COVID-19 Survey in Five National Longitudinal Studies. London: UCL Centre for Longitudinal Studies. Read moreJul-20MCS; Next Step; BCS70; NCDS; NSHDNationalBriefing NoteFinancial circumstances, Employment, Self-employed workers
6/11/21Davillas, A. & Jones, A.M., The first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on socioeconomic inequality in psychological distress in the UK Health Economics, DOI: 10.1002/hec.4275Read moreJun-21Understanding SocietyNationalArticlePsychological distress, Occupation, Inequalities
8/3/20ONS. Coronavirus and the impact on caring https://www.ons.gov.uk/Read moreJul-20Understanding SocietyNationalReportCaring, Support, Well being
8/3/20Pensiero, N., Kelly, A. & Bokhove, C. Learning inequalities during the Covid-19 pandemic: how families cope with home-schooling University of SouthamptonRead moreJul-20Understanding SocietyNationalWorking paperHome schooling, Family structure, Socioeconomic disadvantage
6/1/21David Bann, Aase Villadsen, Jane Maddock, Alun Hughes, George Ploubidis, Richard Silverwood, Praveetha Patalay Changes in the behavioural determinants of health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic: gender, socioeconomic and ethnic inequalities in 5 British cohort studies Journal of Epidemiological & Community Health, DOI: 10.1136/jech-2020-215664Read moreMay-21MCS; Next Step; BCS70; NCDS; NSHDNationalArticleHealth behaviour, Gender, Inequalities
8/3/20Philippa M Wells, Katie M Doores, Simon Couvreur, Rocio Martin Martinez, Jeffrey Seow, Carl Graham, Sam Acors, Neophytos Kouphou, Stuart Neil, Richard Tedder, Pedro Matos, Kate Poulton, Maria Jose Lista, Ruth Dickenson, Helin Sertkaya, Thomas Maguire, Edward Scourfield, Ruth Bowyer, Deborah Hart, Aoife O'Byrne, Kathryn Steele, Oliver Hemmings, Carolina Rosadas, Myra McClure, Joan Capedevila-Pujol, Jonathan wolf, Sebastien Ourseilin, Matthew Brown, Michael Malim, Timothy Spector, Claire Steves Estimates of the rate of infection and asymptomatic COVID-19 disease in a population sample from SE England https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.07.29.20162701Read moreJul-20Twins UKRegionalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Symptomology, Serology, Antibodies
8/3/20Atkins J.L., Masoli J.A.H., Delgado J., Pilling, L.C., Kuuo, C.-L., Kuchel, G.A., & Metzer, D. Preexisting Comorbidities Predicting COVID-19 and Mortality in the UK Biobank Community Cohort Journal of Gerontology. Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. glaa183. doi:10.1093/gerona/glaa183Read moreJul-20UK BiobankNationalArticleComorbidity, Mortality, Epidemiology
8/3/20Woolford S.J., D'Angelo S., Curtis E.M., Parsons, C.M., Ward, K.A., Dennison, E.M., Patel, H.P., Cooper, C. & Harvey, N.C. COVID-19 and associations with frailty and multimorbidity: a prospective analysis of UK Biobank participants. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research. 1-9. doi:10.1007/s40520-020-01653-6Read moreJul-20UK BiobankNationalArticleComorbidity, Frailty, Epidemiology
8/18/20A Nandi and L Platt Understanding Society COVID-19 Survey Briefing Note: Ethnic differences in effects of COVID-19: household and local context, Understanding Society Working Paper No 14/2020, ISER, University of EssexRead moreAug-20Understanding SocietyNationalBriefing NoteEthnicity, Mental health, Neighbourhood cohesion
8/18/20Henderson, M., Fitzsimons, E., Ploubidis, G., Richards, M., and Patalay, P. Mental health during lockdown: evidence from four generations - Initial findings from the COVID-19 Survey in Five National Longitudinal Studies. London: UCL Centre for Longitudinal Studies. Read moreAug-20MCS; Next Step; BCS70; NCDS; NSHDNationalBriefing NoteMental health, Generations, Inequalities
8/18/20Generation Scotland. TeenCovidLife Survey 1 General Report Health and wellbeing of young people in lockdown www.ed.ac.ukRead moreAug-20Generation ScotlandDevolved NationsReportYoung people, Well being, Stress
8/18/20Ricardo Costeira, Karla A Lee, Benjamin Murray, Colette Christiansen, Juan Castillo-Fernandez, Mary Ni Lochlainn, Joan Capdevila Pujol, Iain Buchan, Louise C Kenny, Jonathan Wolf, Sebastien Ourselin, Claire Steves, Timothy Spector, Louise Newson, Jordana Bell Estrogen and COVID-19 symptoms: associations in women from the COVID Symptom Study https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.07.30.20164921Read moreAug-20Twins UK; Symptom StudyNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Estrogen, Women, Menopause
8/18/20Jacob Armstrong, Justine K Rudkin, Naomi Allen, Derrick W Crook, Daniel J Wilson, David H Wyllie, Anne Marie O'Connell. Dynamic linkage of COVID-19 test results between Public Health England's Second Generation Surveillance System and UK Biobank.Microbial Genomics, 6(7), doi: 10.1099/mgen.0.000397.Read moreJul-20UK BiobankNationalArticleEpidemiology, Genetics, Microbiology
8/25/20Xue Li, Jos van Geffen, Michiel van Weele, Xiangrui Meng, Xiaomeng Zhang, Yazhou He, Maria Timofeeva, Harry Campbell, Malcolm G Dunlop, Lina Zgaga, Evropi Theodoratou. Genetically-predicted vitamin D status, ambient UVB during the pandemic and COVID-19 risk in UK Biobank: Mendelian Randomisation study https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.08.18.20177691Read moreAug-20UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Vitamin D, Genetics, Seasonality
9/11/20Hastie, C.E., Pell, J.P. & Sattar, N. Vitamin D and COVID-19 infection and mortality in UK Biobank European Journal of Nutrition (doi:10.1007/s00394-020-02372-4)Read moreAug-20UK BiobankNationalArticleVitamin D, Mortality, Inequalities
5/26/21Miriam Mutambudzi, Claire L Niedzwiedz, Ewan B Macdonald, Alastair H Leyland, Frances S Mair, Jana J Anderson, Carlos A Celis-Morales, John Cleland, John Forbes, Jason MR Gill, Claire Hastie, Frederick K Ho, Bhautesh D Jani, Daniel F Mackay, Barbara I Nicholl, Catherine A O'Donnell, Naveed I Sattar, Paul I Welsh, Jill P Pell, Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi, Evangelia Demou Occupation and risk of severe COVID-19: prospective cohort study of 120,075 UK Biobank participants Occupation and Environmental Medicine, 78(5), DOI: 10.1136/oemed-2020-106731Read moreMay-21UK BiobankNationalArticleOccupation, Inequalities, Health workers
9/11/20Junren Wang, Jianwei Zhu, Huazhen Yang, Yao Hu, Yajing Sun, Zhiye Ying, Yuanyuan Qu, Unnur A Valdimarsdottir, Fang Fang, Huan Song Excess cardiovascular deaths in the beginning of COVID-19 outbreak https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.08.29.20184317Read moreAug-20UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Cardiovascular disease, Mortality, Hospitalization
9/11/20Zhaozhong Zhu, Kohei Hasegawa, Baoshan Ma, Michimasa Fujiogi, Carlos A Camargo Jr., Liming Liang Association of obesity and its genetic predisposition with the risk of severe COVID-19: Analysis of population-based cohort data Metabolism, (doi: 10.1016/j.metabol.2020.154345)Read moreAug-20UK BiobankNationalArticleObesity, Genetics, Epidemiology
9/21/20Erika Molteni, Christina M Astley, Wenjie Ma, Carole Helene Sudre, Laura A Magee, Benjamin Murray, Tove Fall, Maria F Gomez, Neli Tsereteli, Paul W Franks, John S Brownstein, Richard Davies, Jonathan Wolf, Timothy Spector, Sebastien Ourselin, Claire Steves, Andrew T Chan, Marc Modat SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) infection in pregnant women: characterization of symptoms and syndromes predictive of disease and severity through real-time, remote participatory epidemiology https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.08.17.20161760Read moreAug-20Twins UKNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Pregnancy, Epidemiology, Comorbidity
3/22/21Xue, B. & McMunn, A. Gender differences in the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown on unpaid care work and psychological distress in the UK Covid-19 Lockdown PLoS ONE, 16(3) doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0247959Read moreMar-21Understanding SocietyNationalArticleLockdown, Gender inequalities, Unpaid care work
9/21/20Witteveen, D. Sociodemographic inequality in exposure to COVID-19-induced economic hardship in the United Kingdom Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 69 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rssm.2020.100551Read moreOct-20Understanding SocietyNationalArticleInequalities, Economic hardship, Earnings
9/21/20Maria Evandrou, Jane Falkingham, Min Qin & Athina Vlachantoni Changing living arrangements, family dynamics and stress during lockdown: evidence from four birth cohorts in the UK doi: 10.31235/osf.io/kv8dgRead moreSep-20Understanding Society; NCDS; BCS70; MCSNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Living arrangements, Stress, Lockdown
9/21/20Bryson, C. & McKay, S. COVID-19: has the pandemic affected relationships between children and their non-resident parents? CASEbrief 39Read moreSep-20Understanding SocietyNationalBriefing PaperSeparated families, Child maintenance, Parent-child relationships
4/12/21Higbee, D.H., Nava, G., Kwong, A.S.F., Dodd, J.W. & Granell, R. The impact of asthma on mental health & wellbeing during COVID-19 lockdown European Respiratory Journal, DOI: 10.1183/13993003.04497-2020Read moreMar-21ALSPACRegionalArticleAsthma, Self-isolation, Mental health
4/20/21Constantin-Cristian Topriceanu, Andrew Wong, James C Moon, Alun Hughes, David Bann, Nishi Chaturvedi, Praveetha Patalay, Gabriella Conti, Gabriella Captur Evaluating access to health and care services during lockdown by the COVID-19 survey in five UK national longitudinal studies BMJ Open, DOI:10.1136/bmjopen-2020-045813Read moreMar-21MCS; Next Step; BCS70; NCDS; NSHDNationalArticleAccess to health care, Inequalities, Public health
9/21/20Northstone K, Smith D, Bowring C, Wells N, Crawford M, Haworth S, & Timpson, NJ The Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children - A resource for COVID-19 research: Questionnaire data capture May-July 2020, Wellcome Open Res 2020, 5:210Read moreSep-20ALSPACRegionalData note (awaiting peer review)Cross-generation, Health, Well-being, Behaviour
9/21/20Kwong ASF, Pearson RM, Smith D et al. Longitudinal evidence for persistent anxiety in young adults through COVID-19 restrictions Wellcome Open Research 2020, 5:195 https://doi.org/10.12688/wellcomeopenres.16206.1Read moreAug-20ALSPACRegionalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Anxiety, Lockdown, Adolescents
9/28/20Claire L Niedzwiedz, Michael Green, Michaela Benzeval, Desmond D Campbell, Peter Craig, Evangelia Demou, Alastair H Leyland, Anna Pearce, Rachel M Thomson, Elise Whitley, S Vittal Katikireddi Mental health and health behaviours before and during the COVID-19 lockdown: Longitudinal analyses of the UK Household Longitudinal Study. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, DOI: 10.1136/jech-2020-215060Read moreSep-20Understanding SocietyNationalArticleMental health, Health behaviours, Psychological distress
9/28/20Peters, S.A.E., MacMahon, S. & Woodward, M. Obesity as a risk factor for COVID-19 mortality in women and men in the UK Biobank: comparisons with influenza/pneumonia and coronary heart disease Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, DOI: 10.1111/dom.14199Read moreSep-20UK BiobankNationalArticleObesity, Influenza, Comorbidity
9/28/20Clay, J.M., Stafford, L.D. & Parker, M.O. Poor inhibitory control and stress as risk-factors for alcohol (mis)use during the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK: a national cross-sectional study across four generations https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.09.24.20197293Read moreSep-20MCS; Next Step; BCS70; NCDS; NSHDNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Alcohol consumption, Stress, Health behaviours
12/10/21Erola Pairo-Castineira, Sara Clohisey, Lucija Klaric, Andrew Bretherick, Konrad Rawlik, Nick Parkinson, Dorota Pasko, Susan Walker, Anne Richmond, Max Head Fourman, Clark D Russell, Andrew Law, James Furniss, Elvina Gountouna, Nicola Wrobel, Loukas Moutsianas, Bo Wang, Alison Meynert, Zhijian Yang, Ranran Zhai, Chenqing Zheng, Fiona Griffiths, Wilna Oosthuyzen, Graeme Grimes, Barbara Shih, Sean Keating, Marie Zechner, Chris Haley, David J. Porteous, Caroline Hayward, Julian Knight, Charlotte Summers, Manu Shankar-Hari, Paul Klenerman, Lance Turtle, Antonia Ho, Charles Hinds, Peter Horby, Alistair Nichol, David Maslove, Lowell Ling, Danny McAuley, Hugh Montgomery, Timothy Walsh, Xia Shen, Kathy Rowan, Angie Fawkes, Lee Murphy, Chris P. Ponting, Albert Tenesa, Mark Caulfield, Richard Scott, Peter J.M. Openshaw, Malcolm G. Semple, Veronique Vitart, James F. Wilson, J. Kenneth Baillie. Genetic mechanisms of critical illness in Covid-19 Nature, DOI:10.1038/s41586-020-03065-yRead moreMar-21Generation Scotland; UK BiobankNationalArticleGenetics, Comorbidity, Genomics
10/6/20Crawford, R. & Karjalainen, H. Financial consequences of the coronavirus pandemic for older peopleRead moreSep-20ELSANationalBriefing NoteOlder people, Financial circumstances, Unemployment
10/6/20Steptoe, A. & Steel, N. The experience of older people instructed to shield or self-isolate during the COVID-19 pandemicRead moreSep-20ELSANationalBriefing NoteOlder people, Self-isolation, Mental health
10/6/20Zaninotto, P., Di Gessa, G. & Steel, N. The experience of older people with multimorbidity during the COVID-19 pandemicRead moreSep-20ELSANationalBriefing NoteOlder people, Comorbidity, Health behaviours
10/6/20Chatzi, G., Di Gessa, G. & Nazroo, J. Changes in older people’s experiences of providing care and of volunteering during the COVID-19 pandemicRead moreSep-20ELSANationalBriefing NoteOlder people, Caring, Volunteering
10/13/20Li, L.Z. & Wang, S. Prevalence and Predictors of General Psychiatric Disorders and Loneliness during COVID-19 in the United Kingdom: Results from the Understanding Society UKHLS Psychiatry Research, 291, DOI: 10.1016/j.psychres.2020.113267Read moreSep-20Understanding SocietyNationalArticleLoneliness, Mental health, Inequalities
10/13/20Bu, F., Steptoe, A & Fancourt, D. Who is lonely in lockdown? Cross-cohort analyses of predictors of loneliness before and during the COVID-19 pandemic Public Health, 186, doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2020.06.036Read moreSep-20Understanding SocietyNationalArticleCross-cohort, Loneliness, Inequalities
10/13/20Gallagher, S. & Wetherell, M. Risk of Depression in Family Caregivers: Unintended Consequence of COVID-19 British Journal of Psychology, 6(6) DOI: 10.1192/bjo.2020.99Read moreOct-20Understanding SocietyNationalArticleDepression, Family caregiving, Loneliness
10/13/20Niedzwiedz CL, Green MJ, Benzeval M, et alMental health and health behaviours before and during the initial phase of the COVID-19 lockdown: longitudinal analyses of the UK Household Longitudinal StudyJ Epidemiol Community Health 2021;75:224-231. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jech-2020-215060Read moreSep-20Understanding SocietyNationalArticleMental health, Health behaviours, Psychological distress
10/13/20Naveed Sattar, Frederick K Ho, Jason MR Gill, Nazim Ghouri, Stuart R Gray, Carlos A Celis-Morales, Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi, Colin Berry, Jill P Pell, John JV McMurray, Paul Welsh. BMI and future risk for COVID-19 infection and death across sex, age and ethnicity: preliminary findings from UK biobank. Journal of Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome, 14(5) DOI:10.1016/j.dsx.2020.06.060Read moreSep-20UK BiobankNationalArticleBMI, Physical health, Ethnicity
10/13/20McEachan RRC, Dickerson J, Bridges S et al. The Born in Bradford COVID-19 Research Study: Protocol for an adaptive mixed methods research study to gather actionable intelligence on the impact of COVID-19 on health inequalities amongst families living in Bradford Wellcome Open Res 2020, 5:191 (https://doi.org/10.12688/wellcomeopenres.16129.1)Read moreAug-20Born in BradfordRegionalArticleHealth inequalities, Deprivation, Ethnicity, Methodology
10/20/20Parnham, J.C., Laverty, A.A., Majeed, A., & Vamos, E.P. Half of children entitled to free school meals do not have access to the scheme during the COVID-19 lockdown in the UK. Public Health, 187.Read moreOct-20Understanding SocietyNationalArticleFree school meals, Food insecurity, Poverty
10/20/20Warren, T. & Lyonette, C. Carrying the work burden of the COVID-19 pandemic: working class women in the UK Briefing Note 1: Employment and mental health, Working Paper No 2020/1, Nottingham University Business School.Read moreOct-20Understanding SocietyNationalBriefing NoteGender, Class, Employment, Mental health
6/25/21Burdett, A., Etheridge, B. & Spantig, L. Weather Affects Mobility but not Mental Well-being During Lockdown Health Economics, DOI: 10.1002/hec.4371Read moreJun-21Understanding SocietyNationalArticleWeather, Lockdown, Mental Health
1/14/21Crossley, T.F., Fisher, P. & Low, H. The Heterogeneous and Regressive Consequences of COVID-19: Evidence from High Quality Panel Data Journal of Public Economics, 193 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpubeco.2020.104334Read moreJan-21Understanding SocietyNationalArticleEmployment, Inequalities, Financial distress
10/27/20Parsons, S., and Wiggins, R.D. Trust in government and others during the COVID-19 pandemic - Initial findings from the COVID-19 Survey in Five National Longitudinal Studies. London: UCL Centre for Longitudinal Studies.Read moreOct-20MCS; Next Steps; BCS70; NCDS; NSHDNationalBriefing PaperTrust, Compliance, Social distancing
10/27/20Etheridge, B. & Spantig, L. The gender gap in mental well-being during the Covid-19 outbreak: evidence from the UK European Economic Review, 145, DOI: 10.1016/j.euroecorev.2022.104114Read moreJun-22Understanding SocietyNationalArticleMental health, Gender, Loneliness
10/27/20Michaela Benzeval, Jonathan Burton, Thomas F. Crossley, Paul Fisher, Annette Jäckle, Hamish Low and Brendan Read The idiosyncratic impact of an aggregate shock: the distributional consequences of COVID-19 Understanding Society Working Paper Series No. 2020 – 09Read moreJun-20Understanding SocietyNationalWorking paperEconomic shocks, Social security, Earnings
10/27/20Tinson, A. Living in poverty was bad for your health before COVID-19 The Health FoundationRead moreJul-20Understanding SocietyNationalWorking paperPoverty, Inequalities, Public health
10/27/20Brewer, M. & Handscomb, K. All together now? The impacts of the Government’s coronavirus income support schemes across the age distribution Resolution FoundationRead moreSep-20Understanding SocietyNationalBriefing NoteHousehold income, Financial support, Social security
10/27/20Pascale Bourquin, Isaac Delestre, Robert Joyce, Imran Rasul & Tom Waters The effects of coronavirus on household finances and financial distress IFS Briefing Note BN298Read moreJun-20Understanding SocietyNationalBriefing NoteHousehold finances, Financial distress, Earnings
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10/27/20Maria Evandrou, Jane Falkingham, Min Qin & Athina Vlachantoni Older and ‘staying at home’ during lockdown: informal care receipt during the COVID-19 pandemic amongst people aged 70 and over in the UK https://doi.org/10.31235/osf.io/962dyRead moreJun-20Understanding SocietyNationalPre-printOlder people, Household composition, Care needs
10/27/20Giovanis, E., & Ozdamar, O. Who is left behind? Altruism of giving, happiness and mental health during the Covid-19 period in the UK Research SquareRead moreAug-20Understanding SocietyNationalPre-printAltruism, Mental health, Happiness
10/27/20Hupkau, C. & Petrongolo, B. Work, care and gender during the COVID-19 crisis IZA Discussion Paper No. 13762Read moreOct-20Understanding SocietyNationalDiscussion paperGender, Inequalities, Caring
10/27/20Thomas Crossley, Paul Fisher, Peter Levell & Hamish Low MPCs through COVID: spending, saving and private transfers IFS Working Paper W20/35Read moreOct-20Understanding SocietyNationalWorking paperHousehold finances, Consumption, Uncertainty
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1/14/21Proto, E. & Quintana-Domeque, C. COVID-19 and mental health deterioration by ethnicity and gender in the UK. PLoS ONE 16(1): e0244419. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0244419Read moreJan-21Understanding SocietyNationalArticleMental health, Ethnicity, Inequalities
10/27/20Brendan Burchell, Senhu Wang, Daiga Kamerāde, Ioulia Bessa & Jill Rubery Cut hours, not people: no work, furlough, short hours and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK Working Paper No. 521Read moreJul-20Understanding SocietyNationalWorking paperWorking hours, Mental health, Unemployment
10/27/20Bell, B., Codreanu, M. & Machin, S. What can previous recessions tell us about the Covid-19 downturn? CEP Paper 007Read moreAug-20Understanding SocietyNationalWorking paperRecession, Unemployment, Inequalities
10/27/20Shen, J. & Bartram, D. Fare differently, feel differently: mental well-being of UK-born and foreign-born working men during the COVID-19 pandemic European Societies, DOI: 10.1080/14616696.2020.1826557Read moreOct-20Understanding SocietyNationalArticleMental health, Gender, Nationality
11/3/20Borkowska, M. & Laurence, J. Coming together or coming apart? Changes in social cohesion during the Covid-19 pandemic in England European Societies, DOI: 10.1080/14616696.2020.1833067Read moreOct-20Understanding SocietyNationalArticleSocial cohesion, Trust, Neighbourhoods
11/3/20Ben Baumberg Geiger, Lisa Scullion, Kate Summers, Philip Martin, Cormac Lawler, Daniel Edmiston, Andrea Gibbons, Jo Ingold, Eleni Karagiannaki, David Robertshaw & Robert de Vries. At the edge of the safety net: Unsuccessful benefits claims at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic Health Foundation rapid report 3.Read moreOct-20Understanding SocietyNationalReportBenefits claimants, Inequalities, Mental health
11/3/20Dickerson J., Kelly B., Lockyer B., Bridges, S., Cartwright, C., Willan, K., Shire, K., Crossley, K., Sheldon, T.A., Lawlor, D.A., Wright, J., MacEachan, R.R.C. & Pickett, K.E. Experiences of lockdown during the Covid-19 pandemic: descriptive findings from a survey of families in the Born in Bradford study Wellcome Open Res 2020, 5:228 (https://doi.org/10.12688/wellcomeopenres.16317.1)Read moreOct-20Born in BradfordRegionalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Anxiety, Financial insecurity, Families
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11/10/20Petermann-Rocha F, Hanlon P, Gray SR, Welsh P, Gill JMR, Foster H, Katikireddi SV, Lyall D, Mackay DF, O'Donnell CA, Sattar N, Nicholl BI, Pell JP, Jani BD, Ho FK, Mair FS, Celis-Morales C. Comparison of two different frailty measurements and risk of hospitalisation or death from COVID-19: findings from UK Biobank. BMC Medicine,18(1):355. doi: 10.1186/s12916-020-01822-4. Read moreNov-20UK BiobankNationalArticleFrailty, Lifestyle, Hospitalisation
11/10/20Ho FK, Petermann-Rocha F, Gray SR, Jani BD, Katikireddi SV, Niedzwiedz CL, Foster H, Hastie CE, Mackay DF, Gill JMR, O'Donnell C, Welsh P, Mair F, Sattar N, Celis-Morales CA, Pell JP. Is older age associated with COVID-19 mortality in the absence of other risk factors? General population cohort study of 470,034 participants. PLoS One. 15(11):e0241824. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0241824.Read moreNov-20UK BiobankNationalArticleOld age, Mortality, Comorbidities
11/17/20Carpentieri, J., Wielgoszewska, B., Church, D. and Goodman, A. In their own words: five generations of Britons describe their experiences of the coronavirus pandemic. Initial findings from the COVID-19 Survey in Five National Longitudinal Studies. London: UCL Centre for Longitudinal Studies. Read moreNov-20MCS; Next Steps; BCS70; NCDS; NSHDNationalBriefing PaperSocial isolation, Mental health, Inequalities
11/17/20Zilanawala, A., Chanfreau, J., Sironi, M., and Palma, M. Household composition, couples’ relationship quality, and social support during lockdown - Initial findings from the COVID-19 Survey in Five National Longitudinal Studies. London: UCL Centre for Longitudinal Studies.Read moreNov-20MCS; Next Steps; BCS70; NCDS; NSHDNationalBriefing PaperHousehold composition, Couples, Social support
7/29/21Koltai, J., Toffolutti, V., Mckee, M. & Stuckler, D. Prevalence and changes in food-related hardships by socioeconomic and demographic groups during the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK: A longitudinal panel study The Lancet Regional Health - Europe DOI: 10.1016/j.lanepe.2021.100125Read moreJul-21Understanding SocietyNationalArticleFood security, Inequalities, Unemployment
11/17/20B Lockyer, L Sheard, H Smith, J Dickerson, B Kelly, R McEachan, KE Pickett, T Sheldon, J Wright ‘Her whole little life has changed dramatically’ Findings of a qualitative study into children’s mental wellbeing in Bradford during Covid-19 Read moreNov-20Born in BradfordRegionalReportMental health, Anxiety, Well being
11/25/20Daly, M. & Robinson, E. High-Risk Drinking in Midlife Before Versus During the COVID-19 Crisis: Longitudinal Evidence From the United Kingdom American Journal of Preventative Medicine, DOI: 10.1016/j.amepre.2020.09.004Read moreNov-20BCS70NationalArticleAlcohol consumption, Mental health, Health behaviours
11/25/20Kwong, A. S. F., Pearson, R. M., Adams, M. J., Northstone, K., Tilling, K., Smith, D., Fawns-Ritchie, C., Bould, H., Warne, N., Zammit, S., Gunnell, D. J., Moran, P., Micali, N., Reichenberg, A., Hickman, M., Rai, D., Haworth, S., Campbell, A., Altschul, D., Flaig, R., McIntosh, A. M., Lawlor, D. A., Porteous, D., Timpson, N. J. Mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic in two longitudinal UK population cohorts. British Journal of Psychiatry, DOI: 10.1192/bjp.2020.242Read moreNov-20ALSPAC; Generation ScotlandRegional & Devolved NationsArticleMental health, Anxiety, Well-being
11/25/20Kolin, D.A., Kulm, S., Christos, P.J. & Elemento, O. Clinical, regional, and genetic characteristics of Covid-19 patients from UK Biobank PLoSOne, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0241264Read moreNov-20UK BiobankNationalArticleEthnicity, Inequalities, Genetics
12/2/20Claire L Niedzwiedz, Michaela Benzeval, Kirsten Hainey, Alastair H Leyland, Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi Psychological distress among people with probable COVID-19 infection: analysis of the UK Household Longitudinal Study https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.11.24.20237909Read moreNov-20Understanding SocietyNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Psychological distress, Mental health, Inequalities
1/21/22Josie Dickerson, Brian Kelly, Bridget Lockyer, Sally Bridges, Christopher Cartwright, Kathryn Willan, Katy Shire, Kirsty Crossley, Maria Bryant, Najma Siddiqi, Trevor A Sheldon, Deborah A Lawlor, John Wright, Rosemary RC McEachan, Kate E Pickett 'When will this end? Will it end?' The impact of the March-June 2020 UK Covid-19 lockdown response on mental health: a longitudinal survey of mothers in the Born in Bradford study BMJ Open, 12(1), DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-047748Read moreJan-22Born in BradfordRegionalArticleMental health, Motherhood, Ethnicity
12/2/20 Jonathan K. L. Mak, Ralf Kuja-Halkola, Yunzhang Wang, Sara Hägg & Juulia Jylhävä Frailty and comorbidity in predicting community COVID-19 mortality in the UK Biobank: the effect of sampling https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.10.22.20217489Read moreOct-20UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Frailty, Comorbidity, Mortality
5/26/21Xiude Fan, Zhengwen Liu, Kyle L Poulsen, Xiaoqin Wu, Tatsunori Miyata, Srinivasan Dasarathy, Daniel M. Rotroff & Laura E. Nagy Alcohol Consumption is Associated with Poor Prognosis in Obese Patients with COVID-19: a Mendelian Randomization Study using UK Biobank Nutrients, 13(5) DOI: 10.3390/nu13051592Read moreMay-21UK BiobankNationalArticleAlcohol consumption, Obesity, Ethnicity
12/2/20Marco Travaglio, Yizhou Yu, Rebeka Popovic, Liza Selley, Nuno Santos Leal & Luis Miguel Martins Links between air pollution and COVID-19 in England Environmental Pollution, 268, Part 1A, DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2020.115859Read moreJan-21UK BiobankNationalArticleAir pollution, Nitrogen oxide, Mortality
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12/2/20Zahra Raisi-Estabragh, Celeste McCracken, Mae S Bethell, Jackie Cooper, Cyrus Cooper, Mark J Caulfield, Patricia B Munroe, Nicholas C Harvey & Steffen E Petersen Greater risk of severe COVID-19 in Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic populations is not explained by cardiometabolic, socioeconomic or behavioural factors, or by 25(OH)-vitamin D status: study of 1326 cases from the UK Biobank Journal of Public Health, 42(3), pp. 451–460Read moreSep-20UK BiobankNationalArticleEthnicity, Socioeconomic disadvantage, Epidemiology
12/9/20Dylan M. Williams, Gabriella Conti, Nishi Chaturvedi, Alun Hughes, George B. Ploubidis and Richard J. Silverwood Prevalence of COVID-19, symptoms and testing: Initial findings from the COVID-19 Survey in Five National Longitudinal Studies. London: UCL Centre for Longitudinal Studies. Read moreDec-20MCS; Next Steps; BCS70; NCDS; NSHDNationalBriefing PaperPrevalence, Symptoms, Generations
12/9/20Robert Maidstone, Simon G Anderson, David W Ray, Martin K Rutter, Hannah J Durrington, John F Blaikley Shift work is associated with positive COVID-19 status in hospitalised patients https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.12.04.20244020Read moreDec-20UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Health care workers, Shift work, Hospitalization
10/22/21Yong Xiang, Kenneth C.Y. Wong, Hon-Cheong So Exploring drugs and vaccines associated with altered risks and severity of COVID-19: a UK Biobank cohort study of all ATC level-4 drug categories Pharmaceutics, 13(9), DOI: 10.3390/pharmaceutics13091514Read moreSep-21UK BiobankNationalArticleVaccines, Medication, Comorbidities
12/9/20Ho, F.K., Celis-Morales, C.A., Gray, S.R., Katikireddi, S.V., Niedzwiedz, C.L., Hastie, C., Ferguson, L.D., Berry, C., MacKay, D.F., Gill, J.M.R., Pell, J.P., Sattar, N., Welsh, P. Modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors for COVID-19, and comparison to risk factors for influenza and pneumonia: Results from a UK Biobank prospective cohort study BMJ Open, 10(11), DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-040402Read moreNov-20UK BiobankNationalArticleRisk factors, Influenza, Pneumonia, Health behaviour
12/16/20Zhou, J., Liu, C., Sun, Y., Huang, W. & Ye, K. Cognitive disorders associated with hospitalization of COVID-19: Results from an observational cohort study Brain, Behavior and Immunity, 91, pp. 383-392.Read moreJan-21UK BiobankNationalArticleCognitive disorders, Dementia, Genetics
12/16/20Gallagher, S., Bennett, K.M. & Roper, L. Loneliness and depression in patients with cancer during COVID-19 Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, DOI: 10.1080/07347332.2020.1853653Read moreDec-20Understanding SocietyNationalArticleLoneliness, Cancer, Mental health
12/16/20Zhang, J., Pellicori, P., Schutte, R. & Cleland, J.G. The association between blood groups and COVID-19 infection: a study from the UK Biobank Journal of Internal Medicine, DOI: 10.1111/joim.13226Read moreDec-20UK BiobankNationalArticleBlood group, Hospitalization, Infection
12/16/20Gareth J. Griffith, Tim T. Morris, Matthew J. Tudball, Annie Herbert, Giulia Mancano, Lindsey Pike, Gemma C. Sharp, Jonathan Sterne, Tom M. Palmer, George Davey Smith, Kate Tilling, Luisa Zuccolo, Neil M. Davies & Gibran Hemani Collider bias undermines our understanding of COVID-19 disease risk and severity Nature Communications, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-19478-2Read moreDec-20UK BiobankNationalArticleRisk factors, Sampling bias, Epidemiology
1/6/21Drew Altschul, Chloe Fawns-Ritchie, Alex Kwong, Louise Hartley, Clifford Nangle, Rachel Edwards, Rebecca Dawson, Christie Levein, Archie Campbell, Robin Flaig, Andrew McIntosh, Ian Deary, Riccardo Marioni, Caroline Hayward, Cathie Sudlow, Elaine Douglas, David Bell, David Porteous Face covering adherence is positively associated with better mental health and wellbeing: a longitudinal analysis of the CovidLife surveys https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.12.18.20248477Read moreDec-20Generation ScotlandDevolved NationsPre-print (awaiting peer review)Mental health, Compliance, Face coverings
5/18/21Elaine Robertson, Kelly S Reeve, Claire L Niedzwiedz, Jamie Moore, Margaret Blake, Michael Green, Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi, Michaela J Benzeval Predictors of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in the UK Household Longitudinal Study Brain, Behavior & Immunity, 94, DOI: 10.1016/j.bbi.2021.03.008Read moreMay-21Understanding SocietyNationalArticleVaccine hesitancy, Demographics, Inequalities
1/6/21Auriel A Willette, Sara A Willette, Qian Wang, Colleen Pappas, Brandon S Klinedinst, Scott Le, Brittany Larsen, Amy Pollpeter, Nicole Brenner, Tim Waterboer Using machine learning to predict COVID-19 infection and severity risk among 4,510 aged adults: a UK Biobank cohort study https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.06.09.20127092Read moreJan-21UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Risk profile, Serology, Demographics
1/6/21Zhang, X., Li, X., Sun, Z., He, Y., Xu, W., Campbell, H., Dunlop, M.G., Timofeeva, M., Theodoratou, E. Physical activity and COVID-19: an observational and Mendelian randomisation study Journal of Global Health, 10(2), DOI: 10.7189/jogh-10-020514Read moreDec-20UK BiobankNationalArticlePhysical activity, Health behaviours, Biogenetics
1/6/21Larvin, H., Wilmott, S., Wu, J.H. & Kang, J. The Impact of Periodontal Disease on Hospital Admission and Mortality During COVID-19 Pandemic Frontiers in Medicine, 7, DOI: 10.3389/fmed.2020.604980Read moreNov-20UK BiobankNationalArticleOral health, Hospitalization, Mortality
1/14/21Alex V. Rowlands, David E. Kloecker, Yogini Chudasama, Melanie J. Davies, Nathan P. Dawkins, Charlotte L. Edwardson, Clare Gillies, Kamlesh Khunti, Cameron Razieh, Nazrul Islam, Francesco Zaccardi, Tom Yates Association of Timing and Balance of Physical Activity and Rest/Sleep With Risk of COVID-19: A UK Biobank Study Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 96(1), DOI: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2020.10.032Read moreJan-21UK BiobankNationalArticleHealth behaviour, Sleep, Physical activity
1/14/21Barnes, A. & Hamilton, M. Coronavirus and the social impacts on different ethnic groups in the UK: 2020 ONS ReportRead moreDec-20Understanding SocietyNationalReportEthnic groups, Socioeconomic inequalities, Mental health
6/11/21Davillas, A. & Jones, A.M. Unmet health care need and income-related horizontal equity in access during the Covid-19 pandemic Health Economics, DOI: 10.1002/hec.4282Read moreApr-21Understanding SocietyNationalArticleHealth care, Income inequality, Access to services
1/14/21Florisson, R. Downturn In Workers’ Mental And Financial Wellbeing During Covid-19: Hardest Hit Are Those That Can Least Afford It Work Foundation, Briefing ReportRead moreDec-20Understanding SocietyNationalBriefing ReportMental health, Financial wellbeing, Inequalities
1/14/21Claudia Hupkau, Ingo Isphording, Stephen Machin and Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela Labour market shocks during the Covid-19 pandemic: inequalities and child outcomes CEP Covid-19 Analysis Series 015Read moreDec-20Understanding SocietyNationalWorking paperLabour market, Earnings, Inequalities
1/25/21Yuan, Z., Hongxi, Y., Shu Li, Wei-Dong Li, Ju Wang, Yaogang Wang Association analysis framework of genetic and exposure risks for COVID-19 in middle-aged and elderly adults Mechanisms of Ageing and Development, 194, DOI: 10.1016/j.mad.2021.111433Read moreMar-21UK BiobankNationalArticleGenetics, Comorbidity, Health behaviours
1/25/21Amin, H.A. & Drenos, F. No evidence that vitamin D is able to prevent or affect the severity of COVID-19 in individuals with European ancestry: a Mendelian randomisation study of open data BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health, DOI: 10.1136/bmjnph-2020-000151Read moreJan-21UK BiobankNationalArticleVitamin D, Genetics, Ancestry
4/20/21Morys, F. & Dagher, A. Poor metabolic health increases COVID-19-related mortality in the UK Biobank sample Frontiers in Endocrinology DOI: 10.3389/fendo.2021.652765Read moreMar-21UK BiobankNationalArticleMetabolic health, Obesity, Hypertension
1/25/21Prati, G. & Mancini, A.D. The psychological impact of COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns: a review and meta-analysis of longitudinal studies and natural experiments Psychological Medicine, DOI: 10.1017/S0033291721000015Read moreJan-21Understanding Society; ALSPAC; Generation ScotlandNationalArticle (Meta-analysis)Mental health, Well-being, Lockdown
1/25/21Cheng, Z., Mendolia, S., Paloyo, A.R., Savage, D.A. & Tani, M. Working parents, financial insecurity, and childcare: mental health in the time of COVID-19 in the UK Review of Economics of the Household, DOI: 10.1007/s11150-020-09538-3Read moreJan-21Understanding SocietyNationalArticleFinancial insecurity, Child care, Mental health
1/25/21Eric Emerson, Roger Stancliffe, Chris Hatton, Gwynnyth Llewellyn, Tania King, Vaso Totsika, Zoe Aitken, Anne Kavanagh The impact of disability on employment and financial security following the outbreak of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic in the UK Journal of Public Health, DOI: 10.1093/pubmed/fdaa270Read moreJan-21Understanding SocietyNationalArticleDisability, Financial insecurity, Employment
1/25/21Generation Scotland RuralCovidLife Survey General Report: Health and wellbeing of rural communities in Scotland ReportRead moreJan-21Generation ScotlandDevolved NationsReportRural communities, Well-being, Employment
6/11/21Elise Whitley, Kelly Reeve, Michaela Benzeval Tracking the mental health of home-carers during the first COVID-19 national lockdown: evidence from a nationally representative UK survey https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.01.25.21250437Read moreJun-21Understanding SocietyNationalArticleUnpaid carers, Mental health, Lockdown
2/2/21Generation Scotland. TeenCovidLife Survey 2 General Report Health and wellbeing of young people in lockdown www.ed.ac.ukRead moreFeb-21Generation ScotlandDevolved NationsReportYoung people, Well being, Stress
2/2/21Generation Scotland. TeenCovidLife Survey 2 - Schooling Mini Report Cancelled SQA exams - impact on young people www.ed.ac.ukRead moreFeb-21Generation ScotlandDevolved NationsReportYoung people, Schooling, Qualifications
2/2/21Konstantinos Angelopoulos, Spyridon Lazarakis, Rebecca Mancy and Max Schroeder Medium-run wealth inequality following COVID-19 ReportRead moreJan-21Understanding SocietyNationalBriefing NoteWealth inequality, Recession, Low-income households
2/2/21Hao Ma, Tao Zhou, Yoriko Heianza, Lu Qi, Habitual use of vitamin D supplements and risk of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection: a prospective study in UK Biobank American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, DOI: 10.1093/ajcn/nqaa381Read moreJan-21UK BiobankNationalArticleVitamin D, Biogenetics, Supplements
2/2/21Rose S. Penfold, Maria Beatrice Zazzara, Marc F. Osterdahl, Carly Welch, Mary Ni Lochlainn, Maxim B. Freidin, Ruth C.E. Bowyer, Ellen Thompson, Michela Antonelli, Yu Xian Rachel Tan, Carole H. Sudre, Marc Modat, Benjamin Murray, Jonathan Wolf, Sebastien Ourselin, Tonny Veenith, Janet M. Lord, Claire J. Steves Individual factors underlie temperature variation in sickness and in health: influence of age, BMI and genetic factors in a multi-cohort study https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.01.26.21250480Read moreJan-21Twins UKNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Ageing, BMI, Biogenetics
2/9/21Public Health Scotland. COVID-19 Shielding Programme (Scotland) rapid evaluation: full report. Edinburgh: Public Health ScotlandRead moreFeb-21Understanding SocietyDevolved NationsReportShielding, Programme evaluation, Food support
6/11/21G. David Batty, Ian J. Deary, Chloe Fawns-Ritchie, Catharine R. Gale, Drew Altschul Pre-pandemic cognitive function and COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy: cohort study Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, DOI: 10.1016/j.bbi.2021.05.016Read moreMay-21Understanding SocietyNationalArticleCognitive function, Mortality, Inequalities
10/6/21Batty, G.D., Gaye, B., Gale, C., Hamer, M. & Lassale, C. Explaining ethnicity disparities in COVID-19 mortality: population-based, prospective cohort study American Journal of Epidemiology, DOI: 10.1093/aje/kwab237Read moreSep-21UK BiobankNationalArticleEthnic groups, Mortality, Inequalities
2/9/21Hu, J., Li, C., Wang, S., Li, T. & Zhang, H. Genetic variants are identified to increase risk of COVID-19 related mortality from UK Biobank data Human Genomics, 15(10), DOI: 10.1186/s40246-021-00306-7Read moreFeb-21UK BiobankNationalArticleEthnic groups, Mortality, Genomics
2/9/21Zhou, J., Sun, Y., Huang, W. & Kaixiong Y. Altered blood cell traits underlie a major genetic locus of severe COVID-19 The Journals of Gerontology: Series A, DOI: 10.1093/gerona/glab035Read moreFeb-21UK BiobankNationalArticleBlood cells, Biogenetics, Phenome
2/9/21De Jong, M., Woodward, M. & Peters,S.A.E. Diabetes and COVID-19–Related Mortality in Women and Men in the UK Biobank: Comparisons With Influenza/Pneumonia and Coronary Heart Disease Diabetes Care 2021 Feb, 44(2): e22-e24.Read moreFeb-21UK BiobankNationalArticleDiabetes, Gender, Comorbidities
2/9/21Li, S., Cao, Z., Yang, H., Zhang, Y., Xu, F. & Wang, Y. Metabolic Healthy Obesity, Vitamin D Status, and Risk of COVID-19 Ageing & Disease, 12(1), 61-71.Read moreFeb-21UK BiobankNationalArticleVitamin D, Obesity, Metabolic health
2/17/21Wolfe, M.T. & Patel, P.C. Everybody hurts: Self-employment, financial concerns, mental distress, and well-being during COVID-19 Journal of Business Venturing Insights, 15, DOI: 10.1016/j.jbvi.2021.e00231Read moreFeb-21Understanding SocietyNationalArticleMental health, financial wellbeing, Self-employment
2/17/21Zamberlan, A., Gioachin, F. & Gritti, D. Work less, help out more? The persistence of gender inequality in housework and childcare during UK COVID-19 Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, DOI: 10.1016/j.rssm.2021.100583Read moreFeb-21Understanding SocietyNationalArticleHousework, Child care, Gender inequality
2/17/21Yu, Y., Travaglio, M., Popovic, R., Leal, N.S. & Marins, L.M. Alzheimer’s and parkinson’s diseases predict different COVID-19 outcomes: A UK biobank study Geriatrics, 6(1), DOI: 10.3390/geriatrics6010010Read moreJan-21UK BiobankNationalArticleAlzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Mortality, Biological determinants of health
2/17/21Didikoglu, A., Maharani, A., Pendleton, N., Canal, M.M. & Payton, A. Early life factors and COVID-19 infection in England: A prospective analysis of UK Biobank participant Early Human Development, 155, DOI: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2021.105326Read moreFeb-21UK BiobankNationalArticleMaternal smoking, Birth weight, Early life
2/17/21Joshua Elliott, Barbara Bodinier, Matthew Whitaker, Cyrille Delpierre, Roel Vermeulen, Ioanna Tzoulaki, Paul Elliott & Marc Chadeau-Hyam COVID-19 mortality in the UK Biobank cohort: revisiting and evaluating risk factors European Journal of Epidemiology, DOI: 10.1007/s10654-021-00722-yRead moreFeb-21UK BiobankNationalArticleMortality, Comorbidities, Ethnicity
3/1/21Lara Aknin, Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, Elizabeth Dunn, Daisy Fancourt, Elkhonon Goldberg, John Helliwell, Sarah P. Jones, Elie Karam, Richard Layard, Sonja Lyubomirsky, Andrew Rzepa, Shekhar Saxena, Emily Thornton, Tyler VanderWeele, Ashley Whillans, Jamil Zaki, Ozge Karadag Caman, Yanis Ben Amour A Review and Response to the Early Mental Health and Neurological Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic https://psyarxiv.com/zw93g/Read moreFeb-21Understanding SocietyNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Well-being, Mental health, Neurological effects
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3/1/21Freuer, D., Linseisen, J. & Meisinger, C. Impact of body composition on COVID-19 susceptibility and severity: a two-sample multivariable Mendelian randomization study Metabolism, DOI: 10.1016/j.metabol.2021.154732Read moreFeb-21UK BiobankNationalArticleBody composition, Biogenetics, Obesity
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3/1/21Wenwen Chen, Yu Zeng, Chen Suo, Huazhen Yang, Yilong Chen, Can Hou, Yao Hu, Zhiye Ying, Yajing Sun, Yuanyuan Qu, Donghao Lu, Fang Fang, Unnur A. Valdimarsdóttir, Huan Song Genetic predisposition to psychiatric disorders and risk of COVID-19 BMC Medicine, DOI: 10.1186/s12916-022-02520-zRead moreAug-22UK BiobankNationalArticlePsychiatric disorders, Genetics, Mental health
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6/11/21Guillaume Butler-Laporte, Tomoko Nakanishi, Vincent Mooser, David R. Morrison, Tala Abdullah, Olumide Adeleye, Noor Mamlouk, Nofar Kimchi, Zaman Afrasiabi, Nardin Rezk, Annarita Giliberti, Alessandra Renieri, Yiheng Chen, Sirui Zhou, Vincenzo Forgetta, J Brent Richards Vitamin D and COVID-19 Susceptibility and Severity in the COVID-19 Host Genetics Initiative: a Mendelian Randomization Study PLoS Medicine, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1003605Read moreJun-21UK BiobankNationalArticleVitamin D, Genetics, Physiology
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3/12/21Evandrou, M., Falkingham, J., Qin, M. & Vlachantoni, A. Changing living arrangements and stress during Covid-19 lockdown: Evidence from four birth cohorts in the UK SSM - Population Health 13Read moreMar-21NCDS; BCS70; Next Steps; MCSNationalArticleLiving arrangements, Stress, Lockdown
5/12/21Pierce, M., McManus, S., Hope, H., Hotopf, M., Ford, T., Hatch, S., John, A., Kontopantelis, E., Webb, R.T., Wessely, S. & Abel, K. Mental health responses to the COVID-19 pandemic: a latent class trajectory analysis using longitudinal UK data The Lancet Psychiatry DOI: 10.1016/S2215-0366(21)00151-6Read moreMay-21Understanding SocietyNationalArticleMental health, Financial difficulties, Deprived areas
3/12/21Olga Cantó Sánchez, Francesco Figari, Carlo Fiorio, Sarah Kuypers, Sarah Marchal, Marina Romaguera de la Cruz, Iva Valentinova Tasseva and Gerlinde Verbist Welfare resilience at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in a selection of European countries: impact on public finance and household incomes EUROMOD Working Paper Series, EM4-21Read moreFeb-21Understanding SocietyNationalWorking paperHousehold income, Public finances, Welfare state
3/12/21Blanden, J., Crawford, C., Fumagalli, L. & Rabe, B. School closures and children’s emotional and behavioural difficulties Institute for Social and Economic Research reportRead moreMar-21Understanding SocietyNationalReportSchool closures, Mental health, Well being
9/10/21Daniel D Bingham, Andy Daly-Smith, Jennifer Hall, Amanda Seims, Sufyan A. Dogra, Stuart J Fairclough, Mildred Ajebon, Brian Kelly, Bo Hou, Katy A Shire, Kirsty L Crossley, Mark Mon-Williams, John Wright, Kate Pickett, Rosemary McEachan, Josie Dickerson, Sally E Barber Covid-19 lockdown: Ethnic differences in children’s self-reported physical activity and the importance of leaving the home environment. A longitudinal and cross-sectional study from the Born in Bradford birth cohort study International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition & Physical Activity, 18(10) DOI: 10.1186/s12966-021-01183-yRead moreSep-21Born in BradfordRegionalArticlePhysical activity, Play, Child health, Ethnic differences
3/12/21Joshua Elliott, Barbara Bodinier, Matthew Whitaker, Cyrille Delpierre, Roel Vermeulen, Ioanna Tzoulaki, Paul Elliott & Marc Chadeau‑Hyam COVID‑19 mortality in the UK Biobank cohort: revisiting and evaluating risk factors European Journal of Epidemiology, DOI: 10.1007/s10654-021-00722-yRead moreFeb-21UK BiobankNationalArticleMortality, Risk factors, Comorbidities
3/12/21Yaqoot Fatima, Romola S. Bucks, Abdullah A. Mamun, Isabelle Skinner, Ivana Rosenzweig, Guy Leschziner & Timothy C. Skinner Shift work is associated with increased risk of COVID‐19: Findings from the UK Biobank cohort Journal of Sleep Research, DOI: 10.1111/jsr.13326Read moreMar-21UK BiobankNationalArticleShift work, Sleep, Vulnerable groups
3/12/21Chia-Ling Kuo, Luke C Pilling, Janice L Atkins, Jane A H Masoli, João Delgado, Christopher Tignanelli, George A Kuchel, David Melzer, Kenneth B Beckman, Morgan E Levine Biological Aging Predicts Vulnerability to COVID-19 Severity in UK Biobank Participants Journals of Gerontology: Series A, DOI: 10.1093/gerona/glab060Read moreMar-21UK BiobankNationalArticleAgeing, Phenotype, Biological markers
3/12/21Aaron Leong, Joanne B. Cole, Laura N. Brenner, James B. Meigs, Jose C. Florez, Josep M. Mercader Cardiometabolic risk factors for COVID-19 susceptibility and severity: A Mendelian randomization analysis PLOS Medicine, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1003553Read moreMar-21UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Epidemiology, Obesity, Cardiometabolic disease
3/12/21Michael Drozd, Mar Pujades-Rodriguez, Patrick J Lillie, Sam Straw, Ann W Morgan, Mark T Kearney, Klaus K Witte & Richard M Cubbon Non-communicable disease, sociodemographic factors, and risk of death from infection: a UK Biobank observational cohort study The Lancet Infectious Diseases, DOI: 10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30978-6Read moreMar-21UK BiobankNationalArticleMortality, Comorbidities, Socioeconomic status
3/22/21Qian, Y. & Hu, Y. Couples’ Changing Work Patterns in the United Kingdom and the United States during the COVID‐19 Pandemic Gender, Work & Organization, DOI: 10.1111/gwao.12661Read moreMar-21Understanding SocietyNationalArticleEmployment patterns, Gender roles, Human capital
3/22/21Andrew, A., Bandiera, O., Costa Dias, M. & Landais, C. The careers and time use of mothers and fathers IFS ReportRead moreMar-21Understanding SocietyNationalReportParents, Time use, Employment patterns, Gender gap
3/22/21Green, M.J., Pearce, A., Parkes, A., Robertson, E. & Katikireddi, S.V. Pre-school childcare and inequalities in child development SSM - Population Health, 14, DOI: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2021.100776Read moreJun-21MCSNationalArticleChild development, Family structure, Pre-school education
3/22/21Cameron Razieh, Francesco Zaccardi, Nazrul Islam, Clare L Gillies, Yogini Chudasama, Alex Rowlands, David E Kloecker, Melanie J Davies, Kamlesh Khunti, Thomas Yates Ethnic minorities and COVID-19: Examining whether excess risk is mediated through deprivation European Journal of Public Health, DOI: 10.1093/eurpub/ckab041Read moreMar-21UK BiobankNationalArticleEthnic minorities, Material deprivation, Socioeconomic inequality
3/22/21Amy Thomas, Leon Danon, Hannah Christensen, Kate Northstone, Daniel Smith, Emily Nixon, Adam Trickey, Gibran Hemani, Sarah Sauchelli, Adam Finn, Nicholas Timpson, Ellen Brooks-Pollock Limits of lockdown: characterising essential contacts during strict physical distancing https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.03.12.21253484Read moreMar-21ALSPACRegionalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Social contacts, Distancing, Health inequalities
3/22/21Thomas J. Wilkinson, Thomas Yates, Luke Baker, Francesco Zaccardi, Alice C. Smith Sarcopenic obesity and the risk of hospitalisation or death from COVID-19: findings from UK Biobank https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.03.19.21253945Read moreMar-21UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Obesity, Muscle mass, Risk factors
3/22/21Altschul D, Fawns-Ritchie C, Kwong A, Hartley, L, Nangle, C, Edwards, R, Dawson, R, Levein, C, Campbell, A, Flaig, R, McIntosh, A, Deary, I, Marioni, R, Hayward, C, Sudlow, C, Douglas, E, Bell, D & Porteous, D Face covering adherence is positively associated with better mental health and wellbeing: a longitudinal analysis of the CovidLife surveys Wellcome Open Res 2021, 6:62 DOI: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.16643.1Read moreMar-21Generation ScotlandDevolved NationsPre-print (awaiting peer review)Face masks, Mental health, Well being
4/12/21Geyser, L. The impact of Covid-19 on food security: a qualitative analysis of the rise in London’s existing food insecurity due to the financial impact of Covid-19 World Nutrition, 12 DOI: 10.26596/wn.202112140-50Read moreMar-21Understanding SocietyRegionalArticleFood security, Inequalities, Ethnic minorities
4/12/21Ola Demkowicz, Margarita Panayiotou, Sam Parsons, Amy Feltham, Louise Arseneault, Beth Ingram, Praveetha Patalay, Dawn Edge, Matthias Pierce, Cathy Creswell, Christina Victor, Rory C. O'Connor and Pamela Qualter Looking Back to Move Forward: Reflections on the Strengths and Challenges of the COVID-19 UK Mental Health Research Response Frontiers in Psychology, 12 DOI: 10.3389/fpsyt.2021.622562Read moreApr-21Understanding SocietyNationalArticleMental health, Inequalities, Academic research
4/12/21Ferry, F., Bunting, B, Rosato, M., Curran, E. & Leavey, G. The impact of reduced working on mental health in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic: results from the Understanding Society COVID-19 study Journal of Affective Disorders, 287 DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2021.03.042Read moreApr-21Understanding SocietyNationalArticleMental health, Employment, Furlough
4/12/21Giorgio Di Gessa, Jane Maddock, Michael J. Green, Ellen J. Thompson, Eoin McElroy, Helena L. Davies, Jessica Mundy, Anna J. Stevenson, Alex S.F. Kwong, Gareth J. Griffith, Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi, Claire L. Niedzwiedz, George B. Ploubidis, Emla Fitzsimons, Morag Henderson, Richard J. Silverwood, Nish Chaturvedi, Gerome Breen, Claire J. Steves, Andrew Steptoe, David J Porteous & Praveetha Patalay Mental health inequalities in healthcare, economic, and housing disruption during COVID-19: an investigation in 12 longitudinal studies https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.04.01.21254765Read moreApr-21MCS; ALSPAC; Next Steps; BCS70; NCDS; NSHD; Understanding Society; ELSA; Generation Scotland; Twins UK; Adult Twin Registry; Genetic Links to Anxiety and Depression StudyNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Mental health, Health care, Housing
11/23/21Villadsen, A., Patalay, P. & Bann, D. Mental health in relation to changes in sleep, exercise, alcohol and diet during the COVID-19 pandemic: examination of five UK cohort studies Psychological Medicine, DOI: 10.1017/S0033291721004657Read moreNov-21NCDS; BCS70; Next Steps; MCSNationalArticleMental health, Exercise, Alcohol, Sleep
4/12/21Lee, S.F., Niksic, M., Rachet, B., Sanchez, M.-J. & Luque-Fernandez, M.-A. Socioeconomic Inequalities and Ethnicity Are Associated with a Positive COVID-19 Test among Cancer Patients in the UK Biobank Cohort Cancers, 13(7), DOI: 10.3390/cancers13071514Read moreMar-21UK BiobankNationalArticleCancer, Ethnic groups, Inequalities
4/12/21Qingning Wang, Veryan Codd, Zahra Raisi-Estabragh, Crispin Musicha, Vasiliki Bountziouka, Stephen Kaptoge, Elias Allara, Emanuele Di Angelantonio, Adam S. Butterworth, Angela M. Wood, John R. Thompson, Steffen E Petersen, Nicholas C. Harvey, John N. Danesh, Nilesh J. Samani, Christopher P. Nelson Older biological age is associated with adverse COVID-19 outcomes: A cohort study in UK Biobank https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.03.20.21254010Read moreMar-21UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Biological age, Risk factors, Genetic factors
4/20/21Wilson, H. & Finch, D. Unemployment and mental health Why both require action for our COVID-19 recovery Health Foundation reportRead moreApr-21Understanding SocietyNationalReportMental health, Unemployment, Social security
4/20/21Kirov, G. & Baker, E. COVID-19 and mortality risk in patients with psychiatric disorders https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.04.08.21255046Read moreApr-21UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Psychiatric disorders, Mortality, Mental health
4/20/21Roca-Fernandez, A., Dennis, A., Nicholls, R., McGonigle, J., Kelly, M., Banerjee, R. & Sanyal, A.J. Hepatic Steatosis, Rather Than Underlying Obesity, Increases the Risk of Infection and Hospitalization for COVID-19 Frontiers in Medicine, DOI: 10.3389/fmed.2021.636637Read moreMar-21UK BiobankNationalArticleObesity, Liver health, Biogenetics
4/20/21Chen, D.T.-H., Kyriakos, C.N. Cigarette and E-Cigarettes Dual Users, Exclusive Users and COVID-19: Findings from Four UK Birth Cohort Studies. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18, 3935Read moreApr-21NCDS; BCS70; Next Steps; MCSNationalArticleSmoking, E-cigarettes, Health behaviour
4/20/21Constantin-Cristian Topriceanu, Andrew Wong, James C Moon, Alun D Hughes, Nishi Chaturvedi, Gabriella Conti, David Bann, Praveetha Patalay, Gabriella Captur Impact of lockdown on key workers: findings from the COVID-19 survey in four UK national longitudinal studies Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, DOI: 10.1136/jech-2020- 215889Read moreApr-21NCDS; BCS70; Next Steps; MCSNationalArticleKey workers, Lockdown, Health
4/26/21Kate E Pickett, Mildred Ajebon, Bo Hou, Brian Kelly, Philippa K Bird, Josie Dickerson, Katy Shire, Mark Mon-Williams, Neil Small, Rosemary McEachan, John Wright, Deborah A Lawlor Vulnerabilities in child wellbeing among primary school children: a cross-sectional study in Bradford, UK BMJ Open, 12(6), DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-049416Read moreJun-22Born in BradfordRegionalArticleWell-being, Primary school, Inequalities
4/26/21Bridget Lockyer, Shahid Islam, Aamnah Rahman, Josie Dickerson, Kate Pickett, Trevor Sheldon, John Wright, Rosemary McEachan, Laura Sheard Understanding Covid-19 misinformation and vaccine hesitancy in context: Findings from a qualitative study involving citizens in Bradford, UK https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.12.22.20248259Read moreDec-20Born in BradfordRegionalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Misinformation, Vaccine hesitancy, Emotions
4/26/21Brown, L., Mossabir, R., Harrison, N., Brundle, C., Smith, J. & Clegg, A. Life in lockdown: a telephone survey to investigate the impact of COVID-19 lockdown measures on the lives of older people (≥75 years) Age & Ageing, 50(2), 341-346Read moreMar-21Born in BradfordRegionalArticleOlder adults, Anxiety, Social distancing
4/26/21Power, M., Doherty, B., Pybus, K.J. & Pickett, K.E. How COVID-19 has exposed inequalities in the UK food system: The case of UK food and poverty Emerald Open Research, 2(11), DOI: 10.35241/emeraldopenres.13539.2Read moreMay-20Born in BradfordRegionalArticleFood insecurity, Inequalities, Poverty
4/27/21Steptoe, A. & Di Gessa, G. Mental health and social interactions of older people with physical disabilities in England during the COVID-19 pandemic: a longitudinal cohort study, Lancet Public Health, DOI: 10.1016/S2468-2667(21)00069-4Read moreApr-21ELSANationalArticleMental health, Older adults, Physical disabilities
4/27/21Norman, A. & Corfe, S. London coronavirus economy tracker: Tracking the impact of coronavirus on the capital's economy - April 2021 Social Market Foundation reportRead moreApr-21Understanding SocietyRegionalReportLockdown, Labour market, Unemployment
4/27/21Tahira, A.C., Verjovski-Almeida, S. & Ferreira, S.T. Dementia is an age‐independent risk factor for severity and death in COVID‐19 inpatients Alzheimer's & Dementia, DOI: 10.1002/alz.12352Read moreApr-21UK BiobankNationalArticleDementia, Epidemiology, Hospitalization
4/27/21A. V. Rowlands, C. Gillies, Y. Chudasama, M. J. Davies, N. Islam, D. E. Kloecker, C. Lawson, M. Pareek, C. Razieh, F. Zaccardi, T. Yates & K. Khunti Association of working shifts, inside and outside of healthcare, with severe COVID−19: an observational study BMC Public Health, 21(773), DOI: 10.1186/s12889-021-10839-0Read moreApr-21UK BiobankNationalArticleShift work, Health care workers, Ethnicity
4/27/21Wallinheimo, A.-S. & Evans, S.L. More Frequent Internet Use during the COVID-19 Pandemic Associates with Enhanced Quality of Life and Lower Depression Scores in Middle-Aged and Older Adults Healthcare, 9(4), DOI: 10.3390/healthcare9040393Read moreApr-21ELSANationalArticleInternet use, Quality of life, Depression
5/4/21Smith, N.R. & Taylor, I. Finances and Mental Health during the Covid-19 Pandemic, NatCen ReportRead moreApr-21Understanding SocietyNationalReportFinancial circumstances, Mental health, Inequalities
5/4/21Menni, C., Klaser, K., May, A., Polidori, L., Capdevila, J., Louca, P., Sudre, C.H., Nguyen, L.H., Drew, D.A., Merino, J., Hu, C., Selvachandran, S., Antonelli, M., Murray, B., Canas, L.S., Molteni, E., Graham, M.S., Modat, M., Joshi, A.D., Mangino, M., Hammers, A., Goodman, A.L., Chan, A.T., Wolf, J., Steves, C.J., Valdes, A.M., Ourselin, S. & Spector, T.D. Vaccine side-effects and SARS-CoV-2 infection after vaccination in users of the COVID Symptom Study app in the UK: a prospective observational study The Lancet Infectious Diseases, DOI: 10.1016/S1473-3099(21)00224-3Read moreApr-21Twins UK; Symptom StudyNationalArticleVaccination, Side-effects, Risk factors
2/4/22Batty, G.D., Deary, I.J. & Altschul, D. Pre-pandemic mental and physical health as predictors of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy: evidence from a UK-wide cohort study, Annals of Medicine, 54(1), 274-282Read moreJan-22Understanding SocietyNationalArticleVaccine hesitancy, Mental health, Physical health
1/7/22Zaninotto, P., Iob, E., Demakakos, P. & Steptoe, A. The immediate and longer-term impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health and wellbeing of older adults in England JAMA Psychology, DOI: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2021.3749Read moreDec-21ELSANationalArticleMental health, Older adults, Socioeconomic inequalities
5/4/21Lehrer, S. & Rheinstein, P. Eyeglasses Reduce Risk of COVID-19 Infection In Vivo, 35(3), DOI: 10.21873/invivo.12414Read moreMay-21UK BiobankNationalArticleEyeglasses, Shields, Public health
5/4/21Woodward, M., Peters, S.A.E. & Harris, K. Social deprivation as a risk factor for COVID-19 mortality among women and men in the UK Biobank: nature of risk and context suggests that social interventions are essential to mitigate the effects of future pandemics Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, DOI: 10.1136/jech-2020-215810Read moreApr-21UK BiobankNationalArticleSocial deprivation, Pandemics, Gender
5/12/21Di Gessa, G. & Price, D. Changes in health and social well-being in the COVID-19 clinically vulnerable older English population during the pandemic Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, DOI: 10.1136/jech-2021-216405Read moreMay-21ELSANationalArticleOlder adults, Well-being, Health
5/12/21Nicola Veronese, Lee Smith, Mario Barbagallo, Gianluigi Giannelli, Maria Gabriella Caruso, Anna Maria Cisternino, Maria Notarnicola, Chao Cao, Thomas Waldhoer, and Lin Yang Neurological diseases and COVID-19: prospective analyses using the UK Biobank Acta Neurologica Belgica, DOI: 10.1007/s13760-021-01693-3Read moreMay-21UK BiobankNationalArticleNeurological diseases, Comorbidity, Risk factors
12/10/21Warne, N., Heron, J., Mars, B., Kwong, A.S.F., Solmi, F., Pearson, R., Moran, P. & Bould, H. Disordered eating and self-harm as risk factors for poorer mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic: A population-based cohort study Journal of Eating Disorders, 9, DOI: 10.1186/s40337-021-00510-9Read moreDec-21ALSPACRegionalArticleMental health, Eating disorders, Self-harm
5/12/21Christensen, R.A.G., Arneja, J., St Cyr, K., Sturrock, S.L. & Brooks, J.D. The association of estimated cardiorespiratory fitness with COVID-19 incidence and mortality: A cohort study PLoS One, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0250508Read moreMay-21UK BiobankNationalArticleFitness, Cardiorespiratory health, Physical activity
5/12/21Iqbal Madakkatel, Catherine King, Ang Zhou, Anwar Mulugeta, Amanda Lumsden, Mark McDonnell, Elina Hypponen Identifying risk factors for COVID-19 severity and mortality in the UK Biobank https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.05.10.21256935Read moreMay-21UK BiobankNationalArticleRisk factors, Biomarkers, Health behaviours
5/18/21Emond A., Nairn A., Collard S., & Hollén L. Gambling by Young Adults in the UK During COVID-19 Lockdown Journal of Gambling Studies DOI: 10.1007/s10899-021-10029-y.Read moreMay-21ALSPACRegionalArticleGambling, Young people, Lockdown
5/18/21Essau, C.A. & de la Torre-Luque, A. Adolescent psychopathological profiles and the outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic: Longitudinal findings from the UK Millennium Cohort Study Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, 110, DOI: 10.1016/j.pnpbp.2021.110330Read moreAug-21MCSNationalArticleAdolescents, Psychopathology, Mental health
5/18/21Elise Paul, Daphne Kounali, Alex S. F. Kwong, Daniel Smith, Ilaria Costantini, Deborah A. Lawlor, Kapil Sayal, Helen Bould, Nicholas J. Timpson, Kate Northstone, Melanie Lewcock, Kate Tilling, Rebecca M. Pearson Trajectories of child emotional and behavioural difficulties before and during the COVID-19 pandemic in a longitudinal UK cohort https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.05.11.21257040Read moreMay-21ALSPACRegionalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Emotional and behavioural difficulties, Mental health, Young children
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10/6/21Thorn, W. & Vincent-Lancrin, S. Education in the Time of COVID-19 in France, Ireland, the United Kingdom and the United States: the Nature and Impact of Remote Learning In: Reimers, F.M. (ed) Primary and Secondary Education During Covid-19: Disruptions to Educational Opportunity During a Pandemic, Springer, pp.383-420.Read moreJun-22Understanding SocietyNationalBook chapterSchool closures, Inequalities, Remote learning
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10/22/21Coleman P., Barber T.M., van Rens T., Hanson P., Coffey A., Oyebode O. COVID-19 Outcomes in Minority Ethnic Groups: Do Obesity and Metabolic Risk Play a Role? Current Obesity Reports, 1–9, DOI: 10.1007/s13679-021-00459-5Read moreOct-21UK BiobankNationalArticleObesity, Ethnic minorities, Metabolic risk
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11/4/21Gao, X., Davillas, A. & Jones, A.M. The COVID-19 Pandemic and Its Impact on Socioeconomic Inequality in Psychological Distress in the UK: An Update IZA Discussion Paper No. 14790Read moreOct-21Understanding SocietyNationalDiscussion paperSocioeconomic inequalities, Psychological distress, Mental health
11/4/21Gagne, T., Nandi, A. & Schoon, I. Time trend analysis of social inequalities in psychological distress among young adults before and during the pandemic: evidence from the UK Household Longitudinal Study COVID-19 waves Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, DOI:10.1136/jech-2021-217266Read moreOct-21Understanding SocietyNationalArticleSocial inequalities, Psychological distress, Young adults
11/4/21Halstead, I., McKay, R. & Lewis, G. COVID-19 and Seasonal Flu Vaccination Hesitancy: Links to Personality and General Intelligence in a Large, UK Cohort Vaccine, 40(32), DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2022.05.062Read moreJul-22Understanding SocietyNationalArticleVaccine hesitancy, Intelligence, Personality type
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11/4/21Kishan Patel, Elaine Robertson, Alex S. F. Kwong, Gareth J Griffith, Kathryn Willan, Michael J Green, Giorgio Di Gessa, Charlotte F. Huggins, Eoin McElroy, Ellen J. Thompson, Jane Maddock, Claire L Niedzwiedz, Morag Henderson, Marcus Richards, Andrew Steptoe, George B. Ploubidis, Bettina Moltrecht, Charlotte Booth, Emla Fitzsimons, Richard Silverwood, Praveetha Patalay, David Porteous, Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi Psychological Distress Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic Among Adults in the United Kingdom Based on Coordinated Analysis of 11 Longitudinal Studies JAMA Network Open, 5(4) DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.7629Read moreApr-22MCS; Next Steps; BCS70; NCDS; Generation Scotland; Understanding Society; ELSA; ALSPAC; NSHD; Born in Bradford; Twins UKNationalArticleSocioeconomic inequalities, Psychological distress, Mental health
11/4/21Van der Meer, D., Pinzón-Espinosa, J., Lin, B., Tijdink, J., Vinkers, C., Guloksuz, S., & Luykx, J. Associations between psychiatric disorders, COVID-19 testing probability and COVID-19 testing results: Findings from a population-based study BJPsych Open, 6(5), E87. DOI:10.1192/bjo.2020.75Read moreSep-20UK BiobankNationalArticlePsychiatric disorders, Comorbidity, Mental health
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11/4/21Hamrouni, M., Roberts, M.J., Thackray, A., Stensel, D.J. & Bishop, N. Associations of obesity, physical activity level, inflammation and cardiometabolic health with COVID-19 mortality: a prospective analysis of the UK Biobank cohort BMJ Open, 11, DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-055003Read moreNov-21UK BiobankNationalArticleObesity, Physical activity, Biomarkers
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11/23/21Bagues, M. & Dimitrova, V. The psychological gains from COVID-19 vaccination: who benefits the most? Centre for Economic Policy Research, Discussion Paper No.16694Read moreNov-21Understanding SocietyNationalDiscussion paperVaccination, Psychological well-being, Attitudes
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11/23/21Hou, C., Hu, Y., Yang, H., Chen, W., Zeng, Y., Ying, Z., Hu, Y., Sun, Y., Qu, Y., Gottfredsson, M., Valdimarsdottir, U.A. & Song, H. COVID-19 and risk of subsequent life-threatening secondary infections: a matched cohort study in UK Biobank BMC Med 19, 301 DOI: 10.1186/s12916-021-02177-0Read moreNov-21UK BiobankNationalArticleHospitalizations, Infections, Mortality
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12/10/21Lodge, C.J., Doherty, A., Bui, D.S., Cassim, R., Lowe, A.J., Agusti, A., Russell, M.A. & Dharmage, S.C. Is asthma associated with COVID-19 infection? A UK Biobank analysis European Respiratory Journal Open, DOI: 10.1183/23120541.00309-2021Read moreNov-21UK BiobankNationalArticleAsthma, Medication, Comorbidity
12/10/21Hamilton, O.S., Cadar, D. & Steptoe, A. Systemic inflammation and emotional responses during the COVID-19 pandemic Translational Psychiatry, DOI: 10.1038/s41398-021-01753-5Read moreDec-21ELSANationalArticleMental health, Inflammation, Depression
12/10/21Hassan, L., Peek, N., Lovell, K., Carvalho, A.F., Solmi, M., Stubbs, B. & Firth, J. Disparities in COVID-19 infection, hospitalisation and death in people with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depressive disorder: a cohort study of the UK Biobank Molecular Psychiatry, DOI: 10.1038/s41380-021-01344-2Read moreDec-21UK BiobankNationalArticleMental illness, Psychiatry, Comorbidity
12/10/21Johnston, D.W., Kung, C.S.J. & Shields, M.A. Who is resilient in a time of crisis? The importance of financial and non-financial resources Health Economics, DOI: 10.1002/hec.4428Read moreSep-21Understanding SocietyNationalArticleResilience, Psychological distress, Financial resources
12/10/21Metherell, T.E., Ghai, S., McCormick, E.M., Ford, T.J., & Orben, A. Digital access constraints predict worse mental health among adolescents during COVID-19 Scientific Reports, 12, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-022-23899-yRead moreNov-22Understanding SocietyNationalArticleMental health, Adolescents, Computer access
12/10/21Theocharis Kromydas, Michael Green, Peter Craig, Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi, Alastair H Leyland, Claire L Niedzwiedz, Anna Pearce, Rachel M Thomson, Evangelia Demou Comparing population-level mental health of UK workers before and during the COVID-19 pandemic: A longitudinal study using Understanding Society Journal of Epidemiological and Community Health, DOI: 10.1136/jech-2021-218561Read moreMar-22Understanding SocietyNationalArticleMental health, Occupations, Employment conditions
12/10/21Stanford, M., Davie, P. & Mulcahy, J. Growing up in the Covid-19 Pandemic: An Evidence Review of the Impact of Pandemic Life on Physical Development in the Early Years Early Intervention Foundation reportRead moreNov-21Review of evidenceNationalReportEarly years, Physical health, Food security
1/7/22Sanchez, A.R., Fasang, A. & Harkness, S. Gender division of housework during the COVID-19 pandemic: Temporary shocks or durable change? Demographic Research, 45(43), 1297-1314Read moreDec-21Understanding SocietyNationalArticleHousework, Child care, Gender inequality
1/7/22Alvarez, P.C., Burton, J. & Lynn, P. COVID-19 and Mode Selection Effects in Understanding Society Working Paper series 2021-10Read moreDec-21Understanding SocietyNationalWorking paperSurvey methods, Selection effects, Mixed mods
1/7/22Louise AC Millard, Alba Fernández-Sanlés, Alice R Carter, Rachael Hughes, Kate Tilling, Tim P Morris, Daniel Major-Smith, Gareth J Griffith, Gemma L Clayton, Emily Kawabata, George Davey Smith, Deborah A Lawlor, Maria Carolina Borges Exploring selection bias in COVID-19 research: Simulations and prospective analyses of two UK cohort studies https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.12.10.21267363Read moreDec-21ALSPAC; UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Selection bias, Educational level, Body mass index
1/7/22Di Gessa, G. & PriceThe impact of shielding during the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health: Evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing British Journal of Psychiatry, DOI: 10.1192/bjp.2022.44Read moreApr-22ELSANationalArticleShielding, Mental health, Older adults
1/7/22Moulton, V., Sullivan, A., Goodman, A., Parsons, S. & Ploubidis, G.B. Adult life-course trajectories of psychological distress and economic outcomes in midlife during the COVID-19 pandemic: evidence from the 1958 and 1970 British birth cohorts Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, DOI: 10.1007/s00127-022-02377-wRead moreJan-23NCDS; BCS70NationalArticleMental health, Life course, Economic outcomes
1/7/22Baz, S., Chao, F., Carpentieri, J.D., and Sheard, L. Understanding the lived experiences of Long Covid: A rapid literature review. London: University College LondonRead moreDec-21Review of evidenceNationalReportLong Covid, Emotional distress, Employment
1/21/22Min Gao, Qin Wang, Carmen Piernas, Nerys M. Astbury, Susan A. Jebb, Michael V. Holmes & Paul Aveyard Associations between body composition, fat distribution and metabolic consequences of excess adiposity with severe COVID-19 outcomes: observational study and Mendelian randomisation analysis International Journal of Obesity, DOI: 10.1038/s41366-021-01054-3Read moreJan-22UK BiobankNationalArticleBody fat, Adiposity, Diabetes
1/21/22Yihan Hu, Huazhen Yang, Can Hou, Wenwen Chen, Hanyue Zhang, Zhiye Ying, Yao Hu, Yajing Sun, Yuanyuan Qu, Maria Feychting, Unnur Valdimarsdottir, Huan Song & Fang Fang COVID-19 related outcomes among individuals with neurodegenerative diseases: a cohort analysis in the UK biobank BMC Neurology, 22, DOI: 10.1186/s12883-021-02536-7Read moreJan-22UK BiobankNationalArticleNeurodegenerative disease, Lifestyle, Comorbidity
1/21/22Scalsky, R.J., Chen, Y-J., Ying, Z., Perry, J.A. & Hong, C.C. The Social and Natural Environment’s Impact on SARS-CoV-2 Infections in the UK Biobank International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(1), DOI: 10.3390/ijerph19010533Read moreJan-22UK BiobankNationalArticleAir pollution, Deprivation, Green space
2/4/22Proto, E. & Quintana-Domeque, C. On the persistence of mental health deterioration during the Covid-19 pandemic by sex and ethnicity in the UK: evidence from Understanding Society The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, Read moreJun-22Understanding SocietyNationalArticleMental health, Inequalities, Ethnic groups
2/4/22Kromydas, T., Campbell, M., Chambers, S., Boon, M.H., Pearce, A., Wells, V. & Craig, P. The effect of school summer holidays on inequalities in children and young people’s mental health and cognitive ability in the UK using data from the Millennium Cohort Study BMC Public Health, 22, DOI: 10.1186/s12889-022-12540-2Read moreJan-22MCSNationalArticleMental health, Cognitive ability, School closures
2/4/22Dai, X.-J., Tan, L., Ren, L., Shao, Y., Tao, W. & Wang, Y. COVID-19 Risk Appears to Vary Across Different Alcoholic Beverages Frontiers in Nutrition, DOI: 10.3389/fnut.2021.772700Read moreJan-22UK BiobankNationalArticleAlcohol consumption, Public health, Health behaviours
2/4/22Major-Smith, D., Matthews, S., Breeze, T., Crawford, M., Woodward, H., Wells, N., Mitchell, R., Molloy, L., Northstone, K. & Timpson, N.J. The Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children - A resource for COVID-19 research: Antibody testing results, April - June 2021 Wellcome Open Research, DOI: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.17294.2Read moreJan-22ALSPACRegionalArticleAntibody testing, Serology, Immunity
2/4/22Satoshi Yoshiji, Daisuke Tanaka, Hiroto Minamino, Takaaki Murakami, Yoshihito Fujita, J. Brent Richards, Nobuya Inagaki Causal associations between body fat accumulation and COVID-19 severity: A Mendelian randomization study Frontiers in Endocrinology, DOI: 10.3389/fendo.2022.899625Read moreAug-22UK BiobankNationalArticleBody fat, BMI, Risk factors
2/4/22Ellen Brooks-Pollock, Kate Northstone, Lorenzo Pellis, Francesca Scarabel, Amy Thomas, Emily Nixon, David A. Matthews, Claire J. Steves, Vicky Bower, Maria Paz Garcia, Nicholas J. Timpson, Leon Danon Impact of voluntary risk-mitigation behaviour on transmission of the Omicron SARS-CoV-2 variant in England BMC Medicine, 21, DOI: 10.1186/s12916-022-02714-5Read moreJan-23ALSPAC; Twins UKNationalArticleVaccination, Omicron variant, Risk behaviour
2/18/22Munford, L., Mott, L., Davies, H., McGowan, V. & Bambra C. Overcoming health inequalities in ‘left behind’ neighbourhoods APPG for 'Left Behind' Neighbourhoods ReportRead moreJan-22Understanding SocietyNationalReportNeighbourhoods, Health inequalities, Local communities
2/18/22Clare L Gillies, Alex V Rowlands, Cameron Razieh, Vahé Nafilyan, Yogini Chudasama, Nazrul Islam, Francesco Zaccardi, Daniel Ayoubkhani, Claire Lawson, Melanie J Davies, Tom Yates & Kamlesh Khunti Association between household size and COVID-19: A UK Biobank observational study Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, DOI: 10.1177/01410768211073923Read moreFeb-22UK BiobankNationalArticleHousehold size, Epidemiology, Inequalities
2/18/22Darío Moreno-Agostino, Helen L. Fisher, Stephani L. Hatch, Craig Morgan, George B. Ploubidis, Jayati Das-Munshi Generational, sex, and socioeconomic inequalities in mental and social wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic: prospective longitudinal observational study of five UK cohorts Psychological Medicine, DOI: 10.1017/S0033291722003348Read moreNov-22NSHD; NCDS; BCS70; Next Steps; MCSNationalArticleMental health, Social wellbeing, Generational inequalities
2/18/22Di Gessa, G., Bordone, V. & Arpino, B. Grandparental Childcare During the Pandemic and Effects on Mental Health: Evidence From England The Journals of Gerontology: Series B, DOI: 10.1093/geronb/gbac104Read moreSep-22ELSANationalArticleChild care, Grandparents, Mental health
2/18/22Samuel E Jones, Fahrisa I Maisha, Satu J Strausz, Brian E Cade, Anniina M Tervi, Viola Helaakoski, Martin E Broberg, Vilma Lammi, FinnGen, Jacqueline M Lane, Susan Redline, Richa Saxena, Hanna M Ollila The public health impact of poor sleep on severe COVID-19, influenza and upper respiratory infections https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.02.16.22271055Read moreJun-23UK BiobankNationalArticlePublic health, Insomnia, Immune systems
2/18/22Clare L Gillies, Alex V Rowlands, Cameron Razieh, Vahé Nafilyan, Yogini Chudasama, Nazrul Islam, Francesco Zaccardi, Daniel Ayoubkhani, Claire Lawson, Melanie J Davies, Tom Yates & Kamlesh Khunti Association between household size and COVID-19: A UK Biobank observational study Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, DOI: 10.1177/01410768211073923Read moreFeb-22UK BiobankNationalArticleHousehold size,Epidemiology, Inequalities
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3/3/22Pongiglione, B., Ploubidis, G. & Dowd, J.B. Older adults in the US have worse cardiometabolic health compared to England The Journals of Gerontology: Series B, DOI: 10.1093/geronb/gbac023Read moreFeb-22ELSANationalArticleOlder adults, Obesity, Body mass index
3/3/22Kanazawa, S., Li, N.P. & Yong, J.C. When intelligence hurts and ignorance is bliss: Global pandemic as an evolutionarily novel threat to happiness Journal of Personality, DOI: 10.1111/jopy.12709Read moreFeb-22NCDS; BCS70NationalArticleIntelligence, Life satisfaction, Well being
3/3/22Yeung, S.L.A., Li, A.M., He, B., Kwok, K.O. & Schooling, C.M. Association of smoking, lung function, and COPD in COVID-19 risk: A 2 step Mendelian randomization study Addiction, DOI: 10.1111/add.15852Read moreFeb-22UK BiobankNationalArticleSmoking, Lung function, Health behaviours
3/3/22Vlachantoni, A., Evandrou, M., Falkingham, J. & Qin, M. The impact of changing social support on older persons’ onset of loneliness during the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK The Gerontologist, DOI: 10.1093/geront/gnac033Read moreMar-22Understanding SocietyNationalArticleOlder adults, Social networks, Loneliness
3/18/22Douaud, G., Lee, S., Alfaro-Almagro, F., Arthofer, C., Wang, C., McCarthy, P., Lange, F., Andersson, J.L.R., Griffanti, L., Duff, E., Jbabdi, S., Taschler, B., Keating, P., Winkler, A.M., Collins, R., Matthews, P.M., Allen, N., Miller, K.L., Nichols, T.E. & Smith, S.M. SARS-CoV-2 is associated with changes in brain structure in UK Biobank Nature, DOI: 10.1038/s41586-022-04569-5Read moreMar-22UK BiobankNationalArticleBrain structure, Pathology, Diseases
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3/18/22Thibord, F., Chan, M.V., Chen, M.-H. & Johnson, A.D. A year of COVID-19 GWAS results from the GRASP portal reveals potential genetic risk factors Human Genetics and Genomics Advances, 3(2), DOI: 10.1016/j.xhgg.2022100095Read moreApr-22UK BiobankNationalArticleGenetics, Blood groups, Risk factors
3/18/22Chen S., Jones L.A., Jiang S., Jin H., Dong D., Chen X., Wang D., Zhang Y., Xiang L., Zhu A., Cardinal R.N. Difficulty and help with activities of daily living among older adults living alone during the COVID-19 pandemic: a multi-country population-based study BMC Geriatrics, 22(1), DOI: 10.1186/s12877-022-02799-wRead moreMar-22ELSANationalArticleOlder adults, Home care, Disabilities
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5/13/22Stephen G., Siobhán H., Muldoon O.T. & Whittaker A.C. Social cohesion and loneliness are associated with the antibody response to COVID-19 vaccination Brain, Behavior & Immunity,103 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbi.2022.04.017Read moreJul-22Understanding SocietyNationalArticleSocial cohesion; Loneliness; Vaccination
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5/13/22Carney, F. & Kandt, J. Health, out-of-home activities and digital inclusion in later life: implication for emerging mobility services Journal of Transport & Health, DOI: 10.1016/j.jth.2021.101311Read moreMar-22ELSANationalArticleDigital technology; Mobility; Older adults
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6/24/22Qin, M., Evandrou, M., Falkingham, J. & Vlachantoni, A. Did the Socio-Economic Gradient in Depression in Later-Life Deteriorate or Weaken during the COVID-19 Pandemic? New Evidence from England Using Path Analysis International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health, 19(11), DOI: 10.3390/ijerph19116700 Read moreMay-22ELSANationalArticleSocioeconomic inequalities; Mental health; Access to services
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7/8/22Wang, S., Kamerade, D., Bessa, I., Burchell, B., Gifford, J., Green, M. & Rubery, J. The Impact of Reduced Working Hours and Furlough Policies on Workers’ Mental Health at the Onset of COVID-19 Pandemic: A Longitudinal Study Journal of Social Policy, DOI: 10.1017/S0047279422000599Read moreJul-22Understanding SocietyNationalArticleMental health; Furlough; Workers
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7/8/11Samantha S R Crossfield, Natalie J M Chaddock, Mark M Iles, Mar Pujades-Rodriguez, Ann W Morgan Interplay between demographic, clinical and polygenic risk factors for severe COVID-19 International Journal of Epidemiology, DOI: 10.1093/ije/dyac137Read moreJun-22UK BiobankNationalArticleGenetic risk; Ethnicity; Immunology
7/8/11Sheridan, C., Klompmaker, J., Cummins, S., James, P., Fecht, D. & Roscoe, C. Associations of air pollution with COVID-19 positivity, hospitalisations, and mortality: Observational evidence from UK Biobank Environmental Pollution, 308, DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2022.119686Read moreSep-22UK BiobankNationalArticleAir pollution; Chronic diseases; Infectiousness
7/8/11Qing-Mei Huang, Pei-Dong Zhang, Zhi-Hao Li, Jian-Meng Zhou, Dan Liu, Xi-Ru Zhang, Wen-Fang Zhong, Yu-Jie Zhang, Dong Shen, Fen Liang, Wei-Qi Song, Shi-Gui Yang, Wei-Jie Guan, & Chen Mao Genetic Risk and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Independently Predict the Risk of Incident Severe COVID-19 Annals of the American Thoracic Society, 19(1), DOI: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.202102-171OC Read moreJan-22UK BiobankNationalArticleGenetic risk; Pulmonary disease; Pre-existing conditions
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7/29/22Waters, T. & Wernham, T. Long COVID and the labour market IFS Briefing Note BN246, DOI: 10.1920/BN.IFS.2022.BN0346Read moreJul-22Understanding SocietyNationalBriefing reportLong COVID; Sick leave; Labour market
7/29/22Gaggero, A., Fernandez-Perez, A. & Jimenez-Rubio, D. Effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on depression in older adults: A panel data analysis Health Policy, DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2022.07.001Read moreJul-22ELSANationalArticleOlder adults; Depression; Social interaction
7/29/22Rosa, L., Godwin, H.J., Cortese, S. & Brandt, V. Predictors of longer-term depression trajectories during the COVID-19 pandemic: a longitudinal study in four UK cohorts Evidence Based Mental Health, DOI: 10.1136/ebmental-2022-300461Read moreJul-22MCS; Next Steps; BCS70; NCDSNationalArticleLoneliness; Depression; Cross-cohort
7/29/22Cross, K., Evans, J., MacLeavy, J. & Manley, D. Analysing the socio-economic impacts of COVID-19: a new regional geography or pandemic enhanced inequalities? Regional Studies, Regional Science, 9(1), DOI: 10.1080/21681376.2022.2084447Read moreJul-22Understanding SocietyNationalArticleFinancial hardship; Regional inequalities; Labour market
7/29/22Wallinheimo, A.-S. & Evans, S.L. Patterns of Internet Use, and Associations with Loneliness, amongst Middle-Aged and Older Adults during the COVID-19 Pandemic, Healthcare, 10(7), DOI: 10.3390/healthcare10071179Read moreJul-22ELSANationalArticleLoneliness; Internet use; Older adults
7/29/22Feeney, J. & Kenny, R.A. Hair cortisol as a risk marker for increased depressive symptoms among older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic Psychoneuroendocrinology, 143, DOI: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2022.105847Read moreSep-22TILDAIrelandArticleOlder adults; Depression; Cortisol
9/2/22Christie, H., Hiscox, L., Halligan, S. & Creswell, C. Examining harmful impacts of the COVID‐19 pandemic and school closures on parents and carers in the United Kingdom: a rapid review JCPP Advances, DOI: 10.1002/jcv2.12095Read moreAug-22Review of evidenceNationalArticleSchool closures; Parents and carers; Psychological distress
9/2/22Zhou, L., Li, H., Zhang, S., Yang, H., Ma, Y. & Wang, Y. Impact of ultra-processed food intake on the risk of COVID-19: a prospective cohort study European Journal of Nutrition, DOI: 10.1007/s00394-022-02982-0Read moreAug-22UK BiobankNationalArticleDiet; Processed food; Public health
9/2/22Charlotte F Huggins, Chloe Fawns-Ritchie, Drew M Altschul, Archie Campbell, Clifford Nangle, Rebecca Dawson, Rachel Edwards, Robin Flaig, Louise Hartley, Christie Levein, Daniel L McCartney, Stephanie L Sinclair, Clare Dolan, Dawn Haughton, Judith Mabelis, Judith Brown, Jo Inchley, Daniel J Smith, Ian J Deary, Caroline Hayward, Riccardo E Marioni, Andrew M McIntosh, Cathie Sudlow, David J Porteous TeenCovidLife: a resource to understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on adolescents in Scotland Wellcome Open Research 6(277), DOI: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.17252.2Read moreMay-22Generation Scotland; COVIDLifeDevolved NationsArticleYoung people; Well being; Lockdown
9/2/22Yong Xiang, Ruoyu Zhang, Jinghong Qiu, Hon-Cheong So Association of COVID-19 with risks of hospitalization and mortality from other disorders post-infection: A study of the UK Biobank https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.03.23.22272811Read moreAug-22UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Hospitalization; Multiple disorders; Comorbidity
9/2/22Ruijie Zeng, Yuying Ma, Lijun Zhang, Dongling Luo, Rui Jiang, Huihuan Wu, Zewei Zhuo, Qi Yang, Jingwei Li, Felix W Leung, Qian Chen, Weihong Sha, Hao Chen Associations of proton pump inhibitors with susceptibility to pneumonia, influenza, and COVID-19: evidence from a large population based cohort study https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.08.21.22279047Read moreAug-22UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Proton pump inhibitors; Respiratory infection; Metabolizers
9/2/22William S. Harris, Nathan L. Tintle, Swaminathan Perinkulam Sathyanarayanan, Jason Westra Association between Blood N-3 Fatty Acid Levels and Risk for COVID-19 in the UK Biobank https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.08.19.22278992Read moreAug-22UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Nutrition; Omega-3; Dietary supplements
9/2/22Sarah Akhtar Baz, Chao Fang, JD Carpentieri, Laura Sheard “I don’t know what to do or where to go”. Experiences of accessing healthcare support from the perspectives of people living with Long Covid and healthcare professionals: A qualitative study in Bradford, UK https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.08.04.22278204Read moreAug-22Born in BradfordRegionalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Access to health care; Long COVID; Health care professionals
9/23/22Dederichs, K. Volunteering in the United Kingdom During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Who Started and Who Quit? Nonprofit & Voluntary Sector Quarterly, DOI: 10.1177/08997640221122814Read moreSep-22Understanding SocietyNationalArticleVolunteering; Age groups; Level of education
9/23/22Xie, J., Prats-Uribe, A., Gordillo-Marañón, M., Strauss, V.Y., Gill, D. & Prieto-Alhambra, D. Genetic risk and incident venous thromboembolism in middle-aged and older adults following COVID-19 vaccination Journal of thrombosis & haemostasis, DOI: 10.1111/jth.15879Read moreSep-22UK BiobankNationalArticleVaccination; Polygenic risk; Older adults
9/23/22Yifei Lin, Baoshan Ma, Yingxi Yang, Yuxiang Chen, Jin Huang, Weimin Li, Xueqing Yu, Liming Liang Impaired kidney function biomarkers and risk of severe COVID-19: Analysis of population-based cohort data Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine, DOI: 10.1002/mgg3.2047Read moreSep-22UK BiobankNationalArticleKidney function; Biomarkers; Polygenic risk
9/23/22Topless, R., Green, R., Morgan, S.L., Robinson, P., Merrimen, T. & Gaffo, A.L. Folic acid and methotrexate use and their association with COVID-19 diagnosis and mortality: a case–control analysis from the UK Biobank BMJ Open, 12(8), DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-062945Read moreSep-22UK BiobankNationalArticleFolic acid; Methotrexate; Dietary supplements
9/23/22Yao Yao, Hongfei Song, Fanshuang Zhang, Jibin Liu, Dong Wang, Quansheng Feng, Shuquan Rao, Cen Jiang Genetic predisposition to blood cell indices in relation to severe COVID-19 Journal of Medical Virology, DOI: 10.1002/jmv.28104Read moreSep-22UK BiobankNationalArticleBlood cells; Respiratory diseases; Biogenetics
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9/23/22Meijun Meng, Yanjun Wu, Ruijie Zeng, Dongling Luo, Rui Jiang, Huihuan Wu, Zewei Zhuo, Qi Yang, Jingwei Li, Felix W Leung, Qian Chen, Weihong Sha, Hao Chen Associations of habitual glucosamine use with SARS-CoV-2 infection and hospital admission and death with COVID-19: Evidence from a large population based cohort study https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.09.05.22279621Read moreSep-22UK BiobankNationalPre-print (awaiting peer review)Glucosamine; Supplements; Anti-inflammatories
10/14/22Kung, C.S.J. & Steptoe, A. Internet use and psychological wellbeing among older adults in England: a difference-in-differences analysis over the COVID-19 pandemic Psychological Medicine, 1-3, DOI: 10.1017/S0033291722003208Read moreSep-22ELSANationalArticleInternet use; Older adults; Wellbeing
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Notes

*The longitudinal population studies involved in the COVID-19 Longitudinal Health and Wellbeing National Core Study-CONVALESCENCE Study are: