Challenges in examining area effects across the life course on physical capability in mid-life: Findings from the 1946 British Birth Cohort

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Murray, Emily T.; Southall, Humphrey; Aucott, Paula; Tilling, Kate; Kuh, Diana; Hardy, Rebecca; Ben-Shlomo, Yoav;
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Health & Place,volume 18,issue 2,pages366-374 (issn: 1353-8292, eissn: 1873-2054)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3315018, doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2011.11.007
  • Subject: Area | Capability | Geography, Planning and Development | Health(social science) | Deprivation | Article | Methodology | Life course | Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

A major limitation of past work linking area socioeconomic conditions to health in mid-life has been the reliance on single point in time measurement of area. Using the MRC National Survey of Health and Development, this study for the first time linked place of residenc... View more
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