Strand 3: The antecedents of physical health in adolescents

Journal Articles

Paternoster L* & Howe LD*, Tilling K, Weedon MN, Freathy RM, Frayling TM, Davey Smith G, Timpson NJ, Ring SM,  Evans DM* & Lawlor DA*. Adult Height Variants Affect Birth Length and Growth Rate in Children.  (pdf 145.7kb) (*Denotes equal contributions) Human Molecular Genetics 2011; Published online July 14 2011.

Chittleborough CR, Lawlor DA, Lynch JW. Young maternal age and poor child development outcomes by age 5: findings on predictive validity from a longitudinal birth cohort. Pediatrics Published Online 2 May 2011.

Ness AR, Griffiths AE, Howe LD, Leary SD. Drawing causal inferences in epidemiological studies of early life influences. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Published Online 11 May 2011.

Palmer T, Sterne JAC, Harbord R, Lawlor DA, Sheehan N, Meng S, Davey Smith G, Didelez V. Instrumental variable estimation of the causal risk ratio and causal odds ratio in Mendelian randomization analyses. American Journal of Epidemiology Published online 9 May 2011.

Patel R, Lawlor DA, Kramer MS, Davey Smith G, Bogdanovich N, Matush L, Martin L. Socioeconomic inequalities in height, leg length and trunk length among children aged 6.5 years and their parents from the Republic of Belarus: evidence from the Promotion of Breastfeeding Intervention Trial (PROBIT). Annals of Human Biology Published Online 19 May 2011.

Chittleborough CR, Lawlor DA, Lynch JW. Prenatal prediction of poor maternal and offspring outcomes: implications for selection into intensive parent support programs. Maternal and Child Health Journal Published Online 17 May 2011.

von Hinke Kessler Scholder S, Davey Smith G, Lawlor DA, Propper C, Windmeijer F. 2011. Mendelian randomization: the use of genes in instrumental variable analyses. Health Economics, DOI: 10.1002/hec.1746. published online 24 May

Patel R, Lawlor DA, Kramer MS, Davey Smith G, Bogdanovich N, Matush L, Martin RM. Socioeconomic position and adiposity among children and their parents in the Republic of Belarus. European Journal of Public Health 2011; 21(2):158-165.  April 2011 (pdf 91.8KB)

Palmer TM, Lawlor DA, Harbord RM, Sheehan NA, Tobias JH, Timpson NJ, Davey Smith G, Sterne JAC. Using multiple genetic variants as instrumental variables for modifiable risk factors. Statistical Methods in Medical Research, 2010, Online Version January 2011. (pdf 243.4KB)

Howe LD, Tilling K, Benfield L, Sattar N, Ness AR, Davey Smith G, Lawlor DA. Changes in ponderal index and body mass index across childhood and their association with fat mass and cardiovascular risk factors at age 15. December 2010. PLoS One 2010 5(12): e15186. (pdf 265KB)

Howe LD, Tilling K, Galobardes B, Clarke P, Steele F, Davey Smith G, Ness AR, Lawlor DA Socioeconomic disparities in trajectories of adiposity across childhood: findings from a prospective birth cohort.  International Journal of Pediatric Obesity.   Online Version. September 2010.

Howe LD, Tilling K, Galobardes B, Davey Smith G, Gunnell D, Lawlor DA. Socioeconomic differences in childhood growth trajectories: at what age do height inequalities emerge? Epidemiol Community Health 2010 Online version now available:

Huisman M, Araya R, Lawlor DA, Ormel J, Verhulst FC, Oldehinkel AJ. Cognitive ability, parental socioeconomic position and internalising and externalising problems in adolescence: Findings from two European cohort studies. European Journal of Epidemiology 2010;25:569-80.

Patel R, Lawlor DA, Kramer MS, Davey Smith G, Martin RM. Socioeconomic position and overweight/obesity, waist circumference and percentage body fat among 6.5-year-old children from Belarus. European Journal of Public Health April 2010. (pdf 90KB)

Howe LD, Patel R, Galobardes B. Commentary: Tipping the balance: Wider waistlines in men but wider inequalities in women. International Journal of Epidemiology 2010; 39(2): 404-5  (pdf 48.2kb)

Howe L D, Galobardes B, Sattar N, Hingorani  AD,  Deanfield J, Ness AR, Davey-Smith G and D A Lawlor
Are there socioeconomic inequalities in cardiovascular risk factors in childhood, and are they mediated by adiposity? Findings from a prospective cohort study - International Journal of Obesity.  March 2010 - online version
International Journal of Obesity 2010 Jul;34(7):1149-59 Lay Summary.

Howe LD, Tilling K, Lawlor DA. Accuracy of height and weight data from child health records. Archives of Diseases in Childhood 2009; 94: 950-954

 

Working Papers

Is Teenage Motherhood Contagious?  Evidence from a Natural Experiment.
 Monstad, K., Propper, C. and Salvanes, K.G.  CMPO Working  Paper  11/262.  July 2011.

Child height, health and human capital: Evidence using genetic markers.
von Hinke Kessler Scholder, S., Davey Smith, G., Lawlor, D.A., Propper, C., Windmeijer, F.September 2010.  CMPO WP 10/245
Imperial College Business School, WP 2010/13

Is there an income gradient in child health? It depends whom you ask.
Johnston, D.W,  Propper, C., Pudney, S.E. and  Shields, M.A. March 2010. CMPO WP  10/232

Genetic Markers as Instrumental Variables: An Application to Child Fat Mass and Academic Achievement. 
von Hinke Kessler Scholder, S., Davey Smith, G., Lawlor, D.A., Propper, C., Windmeijer, F. January 2010.  CMPO WP 10/229

Also appeared as a working paper in the following:

February 2010.  Imperial College Business School, WP 2010/06

February 2010.  Health Econometrics and Data Group, University of York   09/25 (pdf 843KB)

February 2010.  CEMMAP, The Institute for Fiscal Studies Department of Economics, UCL.  Cwp0310 (pdf 275.9kb)

Is there an income gradient in child health? It depends whom you ask.
Johnston, D.W,  Propper, C., Pudney, S.E. and  Shields, M.A. CMPO WP  10/232
Non-Technical Summary (pdf 9KB)