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Economic insecurity during the Great Recession and metabolic, inflammatory and liver function biomarkers: analysis of the UK Household Longitudinal Study

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Economic insecurity correlates with adverse health outcomes, but the biological pathways involved are not well understood. We examine how changes in economic insecurity relate to metabolic, inflammatory and liver function biomarkers.Blood analyte data were taken from 6520 individuals (aged 25-59 years) participating in Understanding Society. Economic insecurity was measured using an indicator of subjective financial strain and by asking participants whether they had missed any bill, council t...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/jech-2017-209105

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Sociology
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-6133-4168
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
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ORCID:
0000-0002-0121-9683
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ORCID:
0000-0002-1288-8401
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health Journal website
Volume:
71
Issue:
10
Pages:
1005-1013
Publication date:
2017-09-07
Acceptance date:
2017-06-14
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EISSN:
1470-2738
ISSN:
0143-005X
Pubs id:
pubs:724993
URN:
uri:996cbffc-efb8-4c7b-b04b-b0e9a140a1ef
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uuid:996cbffc-efb8-4c7b-b04b-b0e9a140a1ef
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pubs:724993
Paper number:
10

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